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Cam “See Ya Never, Nerds!” Parrucci Capricorn: Summer is right around the corner, hopefully that tattoo of every member of KISS you got on your leg won’t get too much attention during shorts season. Aquarius: Don’t let yourself get too down about finding a job, you were never going to pass the mandatory drug test…

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A Hotel for Birds

JONAH HAMMEN As we approach the end of another school year, art & design students across the board are scrambling to finish the ten or so final projects assigned just before the semester’s conclusion. From giant animals made of cardboard to course portfolios, anything and everything extravagant is being crammed into this terminal month. Despite…

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Hmong Awarness Month

Audrey Tchaa April is known for a variety of celebrations and holidays: April Fool’s Day, Autism Awareness Day, Easter, Earth Day, and Hmong Awareness Month (HAM). The Hmong Stout Student Organization (HSSO) shares why this month is important to them and Stout’s campus. Paj Ntsa “PJ” Yang and Su Yang, both multimedia co-producers for HSSO,…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Mary Cross

Bryce Parr From Savage, Minnesota Mary Cross is an apparel design and development major with a minor in retail. After graduating high school, Cross spent time attending Normandale Community College, working and traveling before choosing to attend the University of Wisconsin-Stout for fashion. Q: What sparked your interest in art and/or design? A:  Art and…

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Students Vote for $25.5 million plan

Josh Nehs University of Wisconsin–Stout students voted on different options involving the potential decision to renovate the Johnson Fieldhouse. Awareness of the ballot was raised through three meetings, social media and the Stout Student Association’s (SSA) table in the Memorial Student Center (MSC). The options given to students were as follows: Option A includes repurposing…

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Notre Dame Spire Collapses in Fire

Mackenzie Peterson The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris broke out in flames and suffered damage on Monday, Apr 15 and lasted until Tuesday morning, according to CBS News. The cause of the fire is still unclear, however, arson and terrorism are not suspected. At the time of the fire, Notre Dame was going through $6.8…

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Pressing Play: Making Gaming into a Sport at UW-Stout

Evan Thue Three weeks ago, University of Wisconsin–Stout announced that by the Fall of 2020, UW-Stout would have a fully functioning Esports team. Andrew Cleveland assistant director of student life and services and David Beck Director, school of art & design and associate dean of the college of arts, humanities, and social science (CACHSS) were…

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Athlete’s Careers Coming to a Close

Alex Lutz As the school year begins to wind down, student athletes at University of Wisconsin–Stout are beginning to realize that their college careers are coming to a close. This bittersweet time offers a time for reflection and advice for younger athletes. The Stout women’s track and field team have some opinions on how the…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Shanna Laehn

Evan Thue This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Shanna Laehn a Senior on the University of Wisconsin–Stout Women’s track and field Team. Laehn is a health wellness and fitness major and is from Mondovi, Wisconsin.    Why did you choose Stout? I came to Stout because it’s close to home and I was recruited to run…

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SGX Stout Game Expo

Brody Pierce Game design majors from across the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus will come together for a chance to show their talent at the annual Stout Game Expo (SGX). Students from game design and development (GDD), 100, 200, 300 and 400 level classes will gather in the Memorial Student Center’s top floor ballrooms to show…

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Freedom with Fashion

Bryce Parr University of Wisconsin—Stout’s apparel design and development students are stepping into the roaring ‘20s this semester for WEAR Fashion Association’s annual fashion show. Influenced by the Art Deco movement from early 1900s France, over 30 students, 13 of them seniors, will showcase their work in the great hall on May 5.   The…

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SSA Elections: Your Voices Matter, Go Vote

Audrey Tchaa The Stout Student Association (SSA) held its 50th congress election, along with the advisory referendum of fee increases to support renovations for the Sports and Recreation Complex on April 11. Deon Canon is the presidential candidate and current director of communication. University of Wisconsin-Stout students expressed why they feel their votes matter towards…

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Arrival of Spring Changes Student Plans

Josh Nehs Spring has sprung at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Stout students take part in many different activities in the spring, so some were asked what they are doing with the season’s change. Casey Busch, a senior majoring in business administration, said, “Now that spring is here, which is ironic with this snow, I will…

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The Qube: Revamped

Mackenzie Peterson The Qube, located in the Merle M. Price Commons, is the University of Wisconsin-Stout’s headquarters for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex, asexual/aromantic students and more (LGBTQIA+) students and allies. The Qube had been undergoing construction recently to revamp and expand the space. The new Qube’s official grand opening took place on April…

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What’s Your Piece?

Evan Thue Even though there is snow still on the ground, spring has officially sprung at University of Wisconsin–Stout. This means spring sports are in full swing, and after an excellent season last year, the UW-Stout softball team looks to continue that success. But season success begins in the offseason and coach Rebecca Iaccino remarks…

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