Student Submission: Problems in Housing

Anonymous – To All the Jaded Residents and Students of Stout, I have worked in Housing for the last three years now. I have a collection of stories to tell and I want the truth to be known. While every organization and business have its issues, but I have never witnessed such dysfunction anywhere that…

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UW-Stout Swimming Pool to Stay Closed

Logan Myhre – The University of Wisconsin–Stout has decided not to repair its swimming pool according to a memo emailed to Stout students, faculty and staff. According to the memo, written by Phil Lyons, Vice Chancellor for Administrative and student life services, the pool was closed over winter break to conduct a full maintenance review….

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The Future of SSA

Elizabeth Vierkant– The Stout Student Association (SSA) recently held their election for the 2018-19 school year at University of Wisconsin–Stout. This election began on March 26, at an event called “Dips and Debate,” where candidates for vacant positions were able to speak with students. At Dips and Debate, Vice President and Clerk of Elections Elle…

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Goodbye, Org Sync-Hello, Connect

Cece Jabs– As most University of Wisconsin–Stout students likely know, Orgsync is the student organization communication software used on campus. University housing staff, such as RAs, also use the software to keep their residents in the loop. Last summer, UW–Stout announced they would be switching from Orgsync to a new software, but then ended up…

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Saying Goodbye to Stout

Evan Thue–   It’s never easy to say goodbye to something that you love. There are some things in college to which you dedicate hours and hours of time and energy and that’s no different for athletes and their respective sports. The softball and baseball seasons are nearing towards the end of their seasons, and,…

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Winter Weather continually hinders spring sports

Logan Myhre- While the weather seems to be warming quickly, the extended onslaught of winter weather in Wisconsin has caused a slew of problems for spring sports at the University of Wisconsin–Stout. Virtually all of the spring sports teams have had to make changes to their schedule and even cancel some games and/or tournaments. UW–Stout…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Marie Allo

Logan Myhre–   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is junior Marie Allo, a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s golf team. Allo is a golf enterprise management major from Newton, Connecticut. Why did you choose Stout? “I am originally from Connecticut and I didn’t really know what I wanted to do after high school. I…

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Habitat for Humanity Gives Back to the Community

Katie Schulzetenberg– University of Wisconsin–Stout’s Habitat for Humanity chapter has been busy this past year. The organization volunteers their time and talents to building homes for the homeless, educates the campus and community about homelessness and affordable housing issues, and raises funds for the work of Habitat for Humanity. As their chapter website states, “Our mission,…

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Game Tips With Mao: Where are we dropping, boys?

Matt “Mao” Adam- With the Fortnite conspiracy theory anticipating a meteor obliterating Tilted Towers at the end of season three, University of Wisconsin-Stout Fortnite players will need to explore new landing areas to achieve that victory royale in the game of the decade.   “I drop into Tilted when I’m feeling ambitious,” said sophomore Jake…

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A Brief History of Stoutonia, Pronounced “Stout-o-ni-a”

Olivia Viktora-   Stoutonia originally found its beginning as a school project. Formed in 1915, Stoutonia, formerly known as Weekly News, served as a work experience for advanced printing classes at the Stout Institute, which would one day come to be known as University of Wisconsin–Stout.   The newspaper was entirely student run with the…

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Stout Students Rallied for Silent Protest

Audrey Tchaa, contributed author Shannon Hoyt-   Students rallied together to make a statement for marginalized students at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, Wednesday, April 18. The protest began at the Memorial Student Center and moved to the Administration building, where students sat outside the Chancellor’s office. The protest was hosted by William Chang, junior studying…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Shania Sinna

Bryce Parr– Shania Sinna is a fourth-year graphic design student. Sinna enjoys working with ink, pastels, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Sinna will be creating signage for the St. Croix National Park starting this summer. You can find Sinna’s work on her site as well as Behance. What sparked your interest in art?   My family,…

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This week in Menomonie (4/27-5/6)

  Friday, April 27 Springfest @ Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds            3-11 p.m. Maintaining Peace of Mind @ Hay River KTC Meditation Center            7-9 p.m. Book Sale @ Menomonie Public Library            5-8:30 p.m. Slap Happy Comedy Shows @ Cedarbrook Church  …

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100% of UW-Stout just wants to go back to bed

Cam Parrucci– After what has been a no-doubt difficult spring semester for the UW-Stout student body, a recent study was conducted on campus with shockingly conclusive results: all 100% of the UW-Stout campus population of students, staff, and professors just want to go back to bed. Junior and graphic design major Tim Nelson told Stoutonia,…

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