Support of the UW Freedom of Expression Policy

Cal Bunge- Free speech and the right to protest free speech has come to the forefront of American politics in recent years, especially as it pertains to college campuses. Dramatic scenes like the ones at University of California Berkeley are rare, but they do raise questions about what role university administrators should play in allowing…

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Assembly Bill 349 Opinion

Cal Bunge- Wisconsin Assembly bill 349 attempts to ban conversion therapy from being performed on minors. Conversion therapy is a practice that seeks to change an individual’s gender identity or sexual orientation. Conversion therapy has infamously tried to associate pain and with homosexuality in order to create a negative association between the pain and the…

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The ‘Scopes

Cam Parrucci- Libra: Next time, think before you share an Onion article on Facebook, your grandma still might not get the point of satirical articles. Scorpio: Be wary of the people you surround yourself with, one of them plays as Waluigi in Mario Kart. Sagittarius:  Your cousin Paul called. He wanted to know if you…

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Student Org Spotlight: Stout Students Dietetics Association

Mary Peters- Stout Students Dietetics Association (SSDA) is the professional organization on campus for the dietetics students. These students work together to brainstorm ideas, help each other out and volunteer in the community. Their main goal is to “promote nutrition awareness within Stout and the community,” according to SSDA President Elizabeth Bronk.   Graduating from…

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Discovering Culture Through Art

Katie Schulzetenberg “The point [of the exhibition] is to engage indigenous youths to speak up without compromising their language and identity,” said art professor Darren Tasar, promoter of the Furlong art exhibit, Fogstand &&&&&&. Wen Li Chen, the founder of Fogstand Gallery and Studio and graphic design professor, explained that Fogstand started in an old…

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Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Stout

Bryce Parr   Holocaust survivor and stepsister of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss, spoke at the Memorial Student Center Great Hall after a showing of the film No Asylum on Friday, Sept. 15. The film recounts Otto Frank’s attempts to obtain a United States visa for himself and his family through his correspondence with American officials….

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Stout Volleyball Player Reaches Career Milestone

Logan Myhre A member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout Volleyball team has reached a career milestone of 1,000 kills. A kill is an attack that is un-returnable. Ashley Pratt, the only senior on the team, scored her 1,000th kill against St. Thomas at the River Falls Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16. Pratt’s accomplishment was celebrated…

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Blue Devil Logo Redesign

Logan Myhre A professor from the School of Art and Design, Erik Evensen, redesigned the Blue Devil logo. This new logo is not the official mark of University of Wisconsin–Stout Athletics, but will be used alongside the two other athletic marks UW–Stout has. The Athletics and Marketing Department approached the School of Art and Design…

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Student Producers in the Spotlight

Bryce Parr   A budding society of audiophiles are making a name for themselves here at University of Wisconsin–Stout through the Music Production Club. According to Brandon Berg, club president, the club is a “place for people who either want to learn music or already write music to get together and grow as musicians.”  …

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The ‘Scopes

Cameron Parrucci   Libra: Always remember, boneless doesn’t necessarily mean less meat. Scorpio: Try a new sauce next time you get wings, you Caribbean Jerk, you. Sagittarius: The stars are in your favor, Sagittarius! Stay tuned for your cousin Paul to invite you to get wings. Aquarius: We went out to get wings, and you…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Hernandez

Logan Myhre   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Rachel Hernandez, a senior on the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s golf team. Hernandez is from Madison, Wisconsin and is a Golf Enterprise Management major. Why did you choose UW–Stout? “The Golf Enterprise Management program, to play college golf and I liked the campus.” Outside of school and…

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Student org accused of promoting conversion therapy

Shannon Hoyt   The LGBTQIA+ community and religious groups at University of Wisconsin–Stout have been stirred up after a miscommunicated message–accused of promoting conversion therapy–unintentionally aired in the Memorial Student Center (MSC) on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Conversion therapy is an unregulated practice, which aims to change the sexual orientation of an individual. The video in…

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What is it like to be an athletic trainer?

Logan Myhre- Look around the sideline of any athletic event and you will almost always find an athletic trainer present. However, most people might not know exactly what an athletic trainer does.  It is this trainer’s responsibility to make sure the competing athletes stay healthy, and to care for them if anything unfortunate happens. This…

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