We Are Still Here: Native American History Month

Audrey Tchaa – Here at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, November was celebrated for Native American Heritage Month. Although the month has passed and everyone is excited for Christmas, the Native American Student Organization (NASO) shares why they believe Native American Heritage Month is important to them and to UW-Stout. NASO’s executive board believes that the…

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The Scopes!

Cam “Dirt is High in Fiber!” Parrucci Aries – The stars are at their wit’s end here, if you want to wear that awful pink fur coat, go for it, I guess. Taurus – Making that awful trade in Monopoly that cost you the game last night is only the first of many terrible trade…

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Stout Game Expo 2018

Gabby Rohrer – Gamers and student designers alike will come together at the Stout Game Expo (SGX) on Dec. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The semi-annual gaming event exhibits new games that were created throughout the semester by freshman, sophomore, junior and senior University of Wisconsin-Stout students on a variety of platforms. One…

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The Official Campus Podcast: Blue Devil Podcast

Audrey Tchaa –  [DISCLAIMER: Following the production of this article, the author Audrey Tchaa began doing social media for the Blue Devil Podcast.] There are many platforms for students to express their voice on campus. Some of which include campus publications such as Pepper Magazine, Forward Magazine, Prometheus and Stoutonia. Here on campus, there’s a…

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Behind the Scenes of Campus Parking

Katie Schulzetenberg –  Parking is a hot topic on college campuses lately. It seems that parking is becoming scarcer and pricier than students are able to afford. There is another perspective to the conversation that may surprise a lot of students. Jason Spetz, Chief of Police and Director of Parking Services at the University of…

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Blue Devil All-Stars

Even Thue – After a season of hard work, tough games, and a tough schedule, University of Wisconsin Stout football has started to wind down. However, with all the great plays this season, four Stout’s own students were selected to play in this year’s postseason events. Offensive lineman Caleb Adams and long snapper Clay Dziekan…

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Student Athlete Spotlight: Bailey Diersen

Evan Thue – This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is senior Bailey Diersen, guard on the University of Wisconsin-Stout women’s basketball team. Diersen is majoring in applied science and is from Wausau, Wisconsin.   Why did you choose Stout? When I visited Stout for the first time, it felt like home. I loved the close-knit community vibe…

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Pay Increase for UW System Faculty Approved

Elizabeth Vierkant –  The Board of Regents recently voted to increase the annual pay of University of Wisconsin System faculty and staff by three percent. The voting took place on Dec. 6. The new pay policy was passed unanimously. According to Chancellor Bob’s Blog, for the past six years, payment increases have been less than…

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Stout Student Receives All-Academic Award

Alex Lutz – Balancing sports and academics is no easy task, yet one senior University of Wisconsin-Stout student Sydney Kasper of Owatonna, Minnesota, found the right balance between soccer and academics. Kasper was named an Academic All-American after her performance this year. The award is based on Kasper’s academic performance as well as her athletic…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Gemma Schlotthauer

Bryce Parr –  Gemma Schlotthauer is a fourth-year University of Wisconsin-Stout student majoring in Studio Art with a concentration in contemporary sculpture. What sparked your interest in art? Art gives me the platform to fabricate anything I desire. In a way, surely fueling my narcissistic tendencies, I get to play as a god. I’m also…

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New Policy May Eliminate Small Majors

Elizabeth Vierkant –  A new policy was recently proposed by the University of Wisconsin System. This revision would include the elimination of all programs that do not graduate at least five students on average each year. Each degree program is reviewed every four years by the Planning and Review Committee (PRC). The PRC looks at…

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The Scopes!

Cam “Secure the Bag” Parrucci –  Aries – For some reason, it seems as though your true calling is going to be Civil War reenactments. Good luck, I guess. Taurus – Winter has returned! Take your student loans and get a nice Patagonia jacket for the season. It’s drip or drown out here. Cancer –…

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Stout Voices Heard in 2018 Election

Elizabeth Vierkant-  The 2018 midterm election took place on Tuesday, Nov. 6 and its results were announced early on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The University of Wisconsin-Stout students’ votes played a major role in the results this year. Wisconsin’s new governor is democrat candidate Tony Evers, defeating Incumbent GOP Governor Scott Walker. Democrat Tammy Baldwin was…

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