College Friend Group Actually Has Drama, For Some Reason

Cam “Anyway, Here’s Wonderwall” Parrucci In a very strange turn of events, this group of college friends has found for drama and arguments to unfold between all of them. Whether it’s relationship woes, subtweeting, or random bouts of pettiness, this college group of junior has managed to maintain drama between them for years. In a…

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The Scopes!

Cam “Anyway, Here’s Wonderwall” Parrucci –  Aries – Expect major movements to be happening in your life soon, you’re going to get the world record for most KFC eaten in 15 minutes! Taurus – Finding a $20 bill on the ground won’t be as cool as you first think when you realize it was covered…

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Brewery Nonic to Bring New Brews

Bryce Parr –  In mid-November, the Brewery Nonic will open its doors to all interested in craft beer. Owner Ryan Verdon saw an opportunity to refurbish the old Menomonie Railroad Station West of the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus, 621 Fourth St. W, into a brewery and tasting house. With twelve years of brewing experience, Verdon…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Jared Leclaire

Bryce Parr – Jared Leclaire is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stout studying studio art with a concentration in contemporary sculptural practices. Leclaire enjoys working with wood but is moving towards metals. He plans to attend graduate school at a larger university after graduation. What sparked your interest in creating art? I’m interested in…

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Menomonie Theatre Guild Presents: Dracula

Gabby Rohrer – This week the Menomonie Theatre Guild will perform the play Dracula written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Directed by Kate Brophy, the play is a story of a young girl obtaining a mysterious illness which is investigated by Van Helsing, her father, and her fiance. They discover that she is…

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Kavanaugh Confirmed Following Tumultuous Hearings

Elizabeth Vierkant –  A testimony regarding sexual assault allegations was given by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.  These allegations regarded Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. It occurred on September 27, 2018. In court, Dr. Ford gave her statement, stating that the alleged sexual assault occurred thirty-six years ago. She and Kavanaugh were in high school at the…

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Connect: For It or Against It?

Audrey Tchaa – Connect is the new, happening thing on campus right now. This is a new platform that students and faculty are using campus wide. Jennifer Lee, an Associate Director at the Memorial Student Center, gives us the scoop of why we’ve made our huge transition from OrgSync to Connect. Based on a response…

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An Artist’s Touch

Katie Schulzetenberg –  From wine stoppers to jewelry, Kennedy Strain does it all. Strain is a self-taught fluid acrylic and resin artist. She uses paint and resin to design a multitude of household items like jewelry and original art. “I first explored the technique of fluid acrylics in the late summer of 2017. My parents’…

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Swinging into Fall

Alex Lutz – The Stout softball team has had their preparation of fall ball games and an alumni game. The alumni game was slow pitch and none of the girls had ever played slow pitch softball before, they still had a fun time doing it. The Blue Devils have a young team with seven freshmen…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Summer Garr

Evan Thue –  This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Summer Garr a junior on the University of Wisconsin Stout Volleyball Team. Garr is a business administration major and is from Rush City, Minnesota.   Why did you choose Stout? I chose Stout for its large variety of major options and the more hands on approach to…

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Homecoming Football; More than just a Game

Evan Thue – Homecoming week here at UW-Stout is a special occasion, Parades, special events and Stout pride fill the campus and it’s all rounded off by the Homecoming Football Game. The game certainly has its importance around campus, but it’s not just a regular game. The Atmosphere and the buzz the game creates is…

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Online Classes: Interactive or Inactive?

Mackenzie Peterson –  Online classes are something that is offered at many schools. They are convenient and flexible with busy schedules, there is zero commute, and it can help improve student’s self discipline. Yet, many students tend to not utilize this option and stick with traditional classes. There are many different reasons why students may…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Nicole Juza

Bryce Parr – What is your year, major and concentration? I’m a senior graphic designer with a double concentration in both design and interactive media and a printmaking minor. My plan is to graduate in the fall of 2019.   What sparked your interest in art? I can’t really say what sparked my interest in…

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Rehab Reopening

Bryce Parr –  Rehab, the popular bar on Broadway Street, is reopening soon with a new dance hall license. The tavern has been closed since the Menomonie City Council unanimously voted to refuse the renewal of Rehab’s liquor license. The decision was made after police issued 116 citations to rehab patrons, including 45 underage infractions….

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Tabby’s Catfe: The Calico Garden

Gabby Rohrer –  Tabby’s Catfe, a cafe that opened on Broadway in June of 2017, has recently opened a new soup and salad buffet called the Calico Garden. On Tuesdays, Tabby’s Catfe features a taco bar with rotating meat. On Thursday’s from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., they feature a pizza buffet. They are looking…

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