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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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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Stout Siblings Take On the Maple Syrup Season

Audrey Tchaa-   If you didn’t know, it’s maple syrup-making season, or “tapping season” for those in the business. Mitchell and Emmitt Foster, brothers that attend the University of Wisconsin–Stout, make their own homemade maple syrup in their backyard. They talk about how their maple syrup journey began and the process of making this sweet,…

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Indigenous Chef Brings Traditional Cooking to the Kitchen

Olivia Viktora-   One chef’s visit to the University of Wisconsin-Stout brought forth his focus in the culinary world to revitalize and evolve indigenous food systems that are native to North America.   Students and community members gathered together on Thursday, April 5, in Heritage Hall for the Native American Student Organization (NASO) and Slow…

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BOLD Beginnings: Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

Audrey Tchaa-   Diversity is a huge topic that is widely discussed on campus. There are many different ways of describing the word ‘diversity.’ Miranda Nelson is an active member and leader of the student org BOLD Beginnings (Building Opportunities for Leadership Development), which is a student-led leadership team that comes up with a project—their…

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Career Services: On-campus preparation for future success

Shannon Hoyt- Counseling, teaching, learning, research, health and even career resources are steps away from residence halls, offering opportunities to University of Wisconsin-Stout’s major stakeholders: students. At UW-Stout, there are various opportunities to network and build relationships with potential employers, regardless of a student’s year and experience. The biannual Career Conferences, Art & Design Week…

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POLL RESULTS: You prepared for the Career Conference. Do you think it was prepared for you?

UW-Stout recently held its biannual Career Conference with over 300 employers looking to hire students for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. Prominent guests included Target, Thomsen Reuters, 3M. Whether it was required by a professor, to find a potential job or just to network, students dressed in their best business attire and prepped their elevator…

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Org Spotlight: Information Security Professionals

Olivia Viktora-   Information Security Professionals (ISP) is a org on campus that strives to prepare students for a career in information security. An educational-based org, ISP covers the broad field of cyber security, from making sure a business is locked to keeping information safe. The org is comprised of students from computer science, information…

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Black History Month

Photo: Miranda Nel Audrey Tchaa   Black History Month (BHM) is a significant month in February, not just for the black community, but for America as a whole. “Black History Month celebrates black culture and the history that has [been] built on the foundation of black identity. It is a month to honor those who…

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Cooking Up a Storm on Campus at Culinary Competition

Audrey Tchaa-   An intense competition for high schoolers from the Northwestern corner of the state of Wisconsin showcased their best, most-glamourous dishes.The University of Wisconsin–Stout hosted its first culinary competition at the Great Hall in the Memorial Student Center (MSC). Brian Bergquist, a professor in the school of Hospitality and Leadership here at UW-Stout,…

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Org Spotlight: Stout Typographical Society

Olivia Viktora-   The Stout Typographical Society (STS) is the student-led print organization on campus for students in the fields of design, graphic communication and packaging, as well as anyone else that is interested. Though they are a University of Wisconsin–Stout org, STS is run like a small business that takes on clients, has deadlines…

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