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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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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“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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Student-Artist Spotlight: Randi Hoyt

Bryce Parr-   Randi Hoyt is a fourth year student in entertainment design at University of Wisconsin–Stout. She has a concentration in comics and sequential art. Hoyt plans to graduate in December of 2018.   What sparked your interest in art?   I have always had an interest in creating. I would create characters for…

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Trending Music on Campus

Matt “Mao” Adam-   According to a student questionnaire conducted by Stoutonia, students across campus are listening to a wide variety of music. The 18 respondents gave a quick glance at the music tastes on campus. Many new tracks are still turning heads on campus even though some students would say that music this year…

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“Big Fish” Brought to Campus Theatre

Bryce Parr- The University Theatre will be hosting a production of “Big Fish” starting Friday, April 6th. In the musical, Edward Bloom, played by University of Wisconsin-Stout senior Gus Johnson, shares fantastical tales of his encounters with a giant, a witch, and a mermaid with his son Will Bloom, played by senior Kevin Pelzel. “This…

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Programming Classic Games on the Raspberry Pi

Matt “Mao” Adam- With video games like Fortnite and Overwatch dominating the charts, many people tend to overlook the originals. On March 28, the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s student org Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will be conducting a workshop for anyone interested in programming the classics on a Raspberry Pi.   “The Raspberry…

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Adventure Seekers Wanted

Katie Schulzetenberg- There is a group that offers action-packed trips and resources for students and community members interested in outdoor activities right here on the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s campus. Unknown to many, the outdoor program Stout Adventures offers frequent trips and events at low cost to students. “A lot of people don’t know that we…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: McKenzie Pizl

Bryce Parr- McKenzie Pizl is a junior in graphic communications. She is an avid graphic designer and photographer. What sparked your interest in photography? When did you start? I’ve always been interested in photography but never really had the time to teach myself until I took my first class at [University of Wisconsin–Stout] my freshman…

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Memorial Student Center’s Arcade Additions

Bryce Parr- There’s a new arcade cabinet in University of Wisconsin–Stout’s Memorial Student Center (MSC) with sixty completely free-to-play classic arcade games. Proposed by MSC Associate Director Jennifer Lee after she saw one in the University of Wisconsin–Lacrosse Student Center, the cabinet is likely the first of many. According to Lee, the original plan was…

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Masquerade Dance: “The Biggest Dance of the Year”

Katie Schulzetenberg- This past Saturday, Feb. 24, the University of Wisconsin–Stout Events Society hosted their second annual Masquerade Dance. Last year’s theme was Enchanted Forest, and this year, keeping the fantasy style, the Stout Events Society took on Beauty and the Beast. The event was officially titled the Enchanted Rose Masquerade.   During this free…

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Student Artist Spotlight: Hue Vang

Bryce Parr-   Hue Vang is a recent graduate of University of Wisconsin-Stout from the master of fine art in design program. He was part of the team that created the indie game “Everend,” which won first place for Best Visual Quality at the 2017 Intel University Games Showcase. Vang’s latest project, “Sun of the…

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