Brewery Nonic to Bring New Brews

Bryce Parr –  In mid-November, the Brewery Nonic will open its doors to all interested in craft beer. Owner Ryan Verdon saw an opportunity to refurbish the old Menomonie Railroad Station West of the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus, 621 Fourth St. W, into a brewery and tasting house. With twelve years of brewing experience, Verdon…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Jared Leclaire

Bryce Parr – Jared Leclaire is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stout studying studio art with a concentration in contemporary sculptural practices. Leclaire enjoys working with wood but is moving towards metals. He plans to attend graduate school at a larger university after graduation. What sparked your interest in creating art? I’m interested in…

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Menomonie Theatre Guild Presents: Dracula

Gabby Rohrer – This week the Menomonie Theatre Guild will perform the play Dracula written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Directed by Kate Brophy, the play is a story of a young girl obtaining a mysterious illness which is investigated by Van Helsing, her father, and her fiance. They discover that she is…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Nicole Juza

Bryce Parr – What is your year, major and concentration? I’m a senior graphic designer with a double concentration in both design and interactive media and a printmaking minor. My plan is to graduate in the fall of 2019.   What sparked your interest in art? I can’t really say what sparked my interest in…

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Rehab Reopening

Bryce Parr –  Rehab, the popular bar on Broadway Street, is reopening soon with a new dance hall license. The tavern has been closed since the Menomonie City Council unanimously voted to refuse the renewal of Rehab’s liquor license. The decision was made after police issued 116 citations to rehab patrons, including 45 underage infractions….

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Tabby’s Catfe: The Calico Garden

Gabby Rohrer –  Tabby’s Catfe, a cafe that opened on Broadway in June of 2017, has recently opened a new soup and salad buffet called the Calico Garden. On Tuesdays, Tabby’s Catfe features a taco bar with rotating meat. On Thursday’s from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., they feature a pizza buffet. They are looking…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Theresa Hang

Bryce Parr –  What sparked your interest in art? Going to museums as a kid created a doorway for me to the art world. I wanted to tap into the thoughts and processes of certain artists to see how and where they started creating. Once I started doing art myself, I found that art generated…

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New Semester Brings New Net Flicks

Bryce Parr- The end of summer ushers in another year for University of Wisconsin—Stout students and for many, that means a return to old routines of binging Netflix between their busy schedule. Netflix is adding a wide variety of series, movies and Netflix originals this month that should keep the media fanatics engaged well into…

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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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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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