10 Simple and Healthy Substitutions for meals

Kali Erickson- Switching to a healthier diet can often be a challenge, and feel like a drastic move. Diets can sometimes start off strong, but slowly diminish overtime. Don’t worry, there is an easier way! Simply change a few ingredients and/or add a healthier substitution. These small changes in the diet can positively benefit your…

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Facing Freelancing

Johnny Thunder- University of Wisconsin–Stout alumnus Michael Swearingen talked about his experiences with internships and how he made connections at Cartoon Network/Adult Swim on Friday, Nov. 3. Swearingen graduated from UW–Stout this past December.   After working with the creative agency Knock Inc., Swearingen interned at Adult Swim. After the internship, he was offered a…

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Stout Welcomes ‘Home Away From Home Week’

Katie Schulzetenberg- With the holidays approaching, it can be tough to be away from home. Luckily, homesick students had a little break from the stress. Therapy dogs excitedly met with students at the entrance of the University of Wisconsin–Stout library on the afternoon of Nov. 13. The therapy dogs typically only visit campus around the…

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Creating Comics “Out of the Box”

Johnny Thunder-   Comic Creators, University of Wisconsin-Stout student org, was founded six years ago as a club people could join to share their talents and artistic abilities. This year, the club’s first comic exhibit was organized and took place in the Applied Arts student gallery in room 209. Upon entering the room, students were…

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International Education Celebrates International Night

Jasmine Baker-   International Education Week returned this semester to the University of Wisconsin–Stout with a few events  to encourage students to study abroad. Events such as International Trivia Night and Culture of Tunisia were organized to generate awareness for global perspectives and prepare for the countdown to International Night. Every year, the Office of…

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Org Spotlight: Stout Students UNITE

Kelsey Soderberg-   Stout Students UNITE (SSU) is an organization that strives to help all people and stop injustices. The students in the organization meet each week to discuss different social topics and to become more educated on those topics. “SSU is built upon Martin Luther King Jr.’s philosophy in nonviolence, which he used in…

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UW–Stout Basketball Tips Off

Evan Thue- Basketball season is upon us here at the University of Wisconsin–Stout. The men’s and women’s basketball teams are starting up, and both teams are excited to get their seasons underway. “We are excited to get going playing games and seeing what this team can develop into,” said Mark Thomas, women’s basketball team head…

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Michigan Passes Concealed-Carry Law

Cece Jabs- With extra training, licensed gun owners could begin to carry concealed firearms in places like schools and churches in the state of Michigan. In light of several recent mass shootings, Michigan’s Senate voted to pass this new concealed-carry gun law. Prior to this legislation, the state of Michigan had already permitted concealed-carry guns…

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Water Damage in Jarvis Hall

Elizabeth Vierkant-    Water damage has left several rooms of the Jarvis Hall Science Wing unusable on University of Wisconsin–Stout’s campus. The damages were discovered Monday, Nov. 6.    “We believe that after a Science Fair that invited middle school students into the Jarvis Science Wing addition, a water faucet was left on in a third…

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This Week in Menomonie (11/28-12/10)

Tuesday (11/28) Photos with Santa @ Oakwood Mall           12-8 p.m. Open Mic @ The Plus, Eau Claire           9 p.m. SSA Senate Meeting @ Ballroom A, MSC           7-10 p.m. Wednesday (11/29) Open Mic @ Acoustic Cafe          …

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POLL RESULTS: American Gun Control

Do you believe America needs more restrictive gun control? This survey lasted for two weeks and was conducted online. It was primarily advertised on Campus Life Today and social media. The results are a product of 159 responses. Poll Results: Participant Responses:

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kyncaide Diedrich

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Kyncaide Diedrich, a junior guard on the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s basketball team and pitcher/outfielder on the softball team. Deidrich is a Early Childhood Education major from Athens, Wisconsin.   Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because the campus felt like home to me, and…

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The Scopes

Cam Parucci-   Aries – Skate or die, Aries. You either skate, or you die. Taurus – Newsflash, Taurus, you don’t need to be a skater to wear a Thrasher shirt.  Don’t be such a tool. Gemini – Everything is coming together, Gemini! You’re going to get a copy of Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4…

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