Students Spread Random Acts of Kindness

Katie Schulzetenberg- Kindness was spreading for the young, old and animal when the University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Involvement Center hosted their first ever Random Acts of Kindness Week. Each day, Monday through Thursday, Feb. 12-15, the Involvement Center hoseted a new event centered around students executing random acts of kindness in different ways. Junior Abby Muraski,…

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Cooking Up a Storm on Campus at Culinary Competition

Audrey Tchaa-   An intense competition for high schoolers from the Northwestern corner of the state of Wisconsin showcased their best, most-glamourous dishes.The University of Wisconsin–Stout hosted its first culinary competition at the Great Hall in the Memorial Student Center (MSC). Brian Bergquist, a professor in the school of Hospitality and Leadership here at UW-Stout,…

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The Future of the Dreamers

Elizabeth Vierkant- President Donald Trump announced that he planned to end the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in September of 2017. This decision could change the future of over 800,000 people indefinitely.  DACA was put in place in 2013. This policy, also known as the DREAM Act, affects people that were brought illegally into…

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University Pool Problems Cause Club Controversy

Evan Thue- The university’s pool sits unusable on the second floor of the Johnson Fieldhouse. The pool has been in use for quite some time, but at the moment it is closed for maintenance.   Athletic Director Duey Naatz stated, “The integrity of the pool is being evaluated by an engineering firm that has done…

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Potential $20M Johnson Fieldhouse Plan to Erase Membership Fees and Increase Tuition

Logan Myhre- The University of Wisconsin–Stout recreation complex committee, along with the Stout Student Association (SSA), recently conducted a feasibility study for a potential renovation of the Johnson Fieldhouse. This renovation could potentially include a new weight room, open gym, studio spaces and the removal of membership fees.   The recreation complex committee, which is…

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8 Tips to Help You Get Ready For Career Conference

Emilie Rosin- Go to the Writing Center on campus, located at Harvey Hall 174. There you can work on resumes, cover letters, and elevator pitches. Anything you need to write down, the trained peer tutors can help you with. Visit their homepage to learn more and view their hours! (http://wwwcs.uwstout.edu/writingcenter/) Utilize Career Services as a…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Lacey Winters

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s student-athlete spotlight is Lacey Winters, a thrower on the University of Wisconsin–Stout track team. Winters is currently a sophmore in the health, wellness and fitness program. Why did you choose UW–Stout? “I chose Stout because I like the small campus feel, and I came here for the health, wellness and…

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Org Spotlight: Stout Typographical Society

Olivia Viktora-   The Stout Typographical Society (STS) is the student-led print organization on campus for students in the fields of design, graphic communication and packaging, as well as anyone else that is interested. Though they are a University of Wisconsin–Stout org, STS is run like a small business that takes on clients, has deadlines…

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Super Bowl Ad for Super Stout Enrollment

Cece Jabs- The University of Wisconsin–Stout aired a regional Super Bowl ad during this year’s football game. Was the ad intended to link UW–Stout’s image to their new website, or to help boost enrollment? Doug Mell, executive director of communications and external relations, said he is responsible for “all official communications to our internal and…

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Great Movie and a Successful Soundtrack

Bryce Parr-   I know I reviewed a Kendrick album last issue, but this album is hardly his alone. Attributed to Lamar, SZA, and The Weeknd on Spotify, Black Panther: The Album features plenty of artists including Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, Anderson .Paak, and the always energetic Vince Staples.   The Black Panther film received…

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What’s Happening In Menomonie (2/20-3/4)

Tuesday, February 20 Spring Primary Election Day @ Your Local Polling Place         All day         (learn more here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/FindMyPollingPlace) Dunn Dulcimers @ Christ Lutheran Church         1-3 p.m. Academic Honors Society Meeting @ 290 Micheels Hall         7 p.m. Wednesday, February 21…

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The Scopes

Aries – Look towards the future, Aries, some planets are doing some aligning or whatever and something’s going to happen to you! Taurus – This is the FBI, Taurus. We know you have the nuclear codes, and we know exactly where you’re hiding out. Gemini – Your money problems are going to disappear, Gemini! You’re…

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Facebook Voted Better Alternative to High School Reunion

Cam Parucci- A recent survey conducted around the University of Wisconsin–Stout campus has shown that students campus-wide often opt to ignore High School Reunions in favor of checking their Facebook feed.    Gone are the days of having attend a reunion to know what people are up to. One UW–Stout junior, Abby Turner, said, “Facebook…

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