The Scopes!

Cam “Playlist Junkie” Parrucci Aries – The snow still stuck behind the tires of your car since the first snow is really telling of your inability to let go of things. Get over things! Get rid of it! Taurus – As a history buff, the origins of things have always interested you. Too bad your…

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At Season’s End

Evan Thue – Every year seems to always bring new battles, new experiences in our lives and new memories that we will take with us into the future. This season for the University of Wisconsin-Stout women’s basketball team brought out that fact. The Blue Devils finished the season with an 18-9 record, earning a spot…

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Four Stout Students Selected to the All-Midwest Team

Alex Lutz – Four members from the University of Wisconsin-Stout men’s and women’s track and field teams were selected to the All-Midwest team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association on March 4. They also competed in Nationals in Boston, Massachusetts. One of these four individuals is sprinter Kaitlin Mallek, a senior…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Josh Freyholtz

Evan Thue – This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Josh Freyholtz, a senior on the University of Wisconsin-Stout men’s track and field team. Freyholtz is an applied science major and is from Hammond, Wisconsin. Why did you choose Stout? I chose Stout because I was recruited to compete in the men’s track team and continue my…

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Students Dissatisfied with Opportunities at Career Conference

Josh Nehs – The 2019 University of Wisconsin–Stout career conference has come to a close. Stout continually seeks out companies looking to hire students for co-ops, internships, and full-time employment. Despite the large number of employers and students, there are some that feel the Career Conference is not as beneficial for their degrees. Shelby Meixell,…

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The 4th Annual 4:51 Short Film Festival

Brody Pierce – Students interested in showcasing their own creative short films get the chance at the University of Wisconsin-Stout 4:51 Short Film Festival. The fourth year of the festival is scheduled to take place Friday, April 12. It was originally started by Stout’s own Joan Navarre. The professor was inspired to create this film…

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Alumna Becomes Budding Artist

Katie Schulzetenberg – Even though she graduated in December with a major in psychology, Hannah Beeves is an artist. From clay sculptures to watercolor paint, she creates art through many mediums. Not only does she just make art, she has also been selling her unique pieces since 2016. She has opened an Etsy shop and…

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RecycleMania Returns to Campus

Josh Nehs – RecycleMania has started up once again. Throughout the United States and Canada, various universities compete to see who can reduce the most waste throughout their campus. For eight weeks, universities report their recycling and trash collection totals and then compared them to the other participating schools. RecycleMania looks to motivate students to…

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Taking Back the Night

Bryce Parr – Menomonie is ready for a discussion on sexual assault according to University of Wisconsin-Stout Student Ryan Leckel, and Leckel hopes to offer a platform for discussion and healing at the “Menomonie Take Back the Night” event. The event will be held at the Raw Deal on April 2 during Sexual Assault Awareness…

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New Computer Networking and Cyber Security Labs Arrive on Campus

Mackenzie Peterson – The computer networking and information technology program continues to follow the University of Wisconsin-Stout’s hands-on learning approach by opening four new Computer Networking and Cyber Security labs this last Feb. Maria Alm, the dean of the college of arts, communication, humanities and social sciences said, “I am very excited about our new…

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Battle for the Building

Jonah Hammen – Despite the sub-zero temperatures, HKMC is heating up with a competition. Created by Ian Foley, “Battle for the Building” is a semester-long event involving monthly contests between the floors and halls of HKMC. Eight teams compete every 30 days towards a different objective—sometimes fun, sometimes furious. Before the first contest began in…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Anthony Clementi

Bryce Parr – Anthony Clementi is a fourth year studio art major with a concentration in sculpture. Clementi is from the Chicago area. He attended school in Milwaukee before transferring to the University of Wisconsin–Stout What sparked your interest in art and design? Mostly just working on whatever in high school. After school got out,…

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The Business Meeting of a Lifetime

Brody Pierce – When it comes to business, most people go to college to learn a trade. Others learn from experience. J. Pierrepont Finch learned from a book. “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” (HSB) is the latest musical directed by Melissa Kneeland brought to you by the Menomonie Theater Guild (MTG). The musical…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Joseph Shimek

Bryce Parr – Joseph Shimek is a junior in the graphic design and interactive media program. Shimek grew up in River Falls, Wisconsin. What sparked your interest in art and design? I have always been drawn to things that allow me the freedom to be creative. I recognized young that I had a knack for…

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