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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The Scopes

Cam Parrucci– Aries – Unfortunately, the stars have determined what your last words will be. A heroic and brave: “Where’s my hug?” Taurus – Remember, the customer is always right! Except in your case, the McRib still is not back, no matter how many times you keep asking. Gemini – You’re looking for love in…

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Osburn Acquitted in UW-Stout Murder Trial, Guilty of Battery

Shannon Hoyt- VERDICT: On Oct. 30, 2016, the University of Wisconsin-Stout tragedy struck campus with the loss of 24-year-old student Hussain Saeed Alnahdi. According to the Menomonie Police Department, Alnahdi was fatally assaulted outside of Topper’s Pizza on the 400 block of Main Street in Menomonie. It was announced in early January that the Dunn…

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Running on High: Inside the UW–Stout Running Club

Evan Thue-   Imagine pushing yourself through that last hard mile of a run. You’re tired and out of breath, but then, all-of-a-sudden you get a burst of energy that makes you feel unstoppable. This is what most runners refer to as the “runner’s high.” A runner’s high isn’t why most people join the University…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Robert Pilz

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Robert Pilz, a sophomore pitcher on the University of Wisconsin–Stout baseball team. Pilz is a special education major from Spencer,WI. Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because I liked the size of Menomonie, it had my desired major and I had the opportunity to continue…

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“Yes! I’m a Feminist” Poetry Slam Is Well Received

Katie Schulzetenberg- The Raw Deal hosted a bold “Yes! I’m a Feminist” fundraiser and poetry slam on Thursday, April 5. Dr. Rickie Anne Legleitner, director of University of Wisconsin–Stout’s women and gender studies program, organized the event.   The fundraiser encouraged attendees to donate to the women and gender studies program because it is not…

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