The Art of Play

Bryce Parr – The work of University of Wisconsin-Stout alumni Ryan Foose and Eliza Wheeler is currently on display in Furlong Gallery leading up to Art & Design Week. Both artists are scheduled to talk on campus about their experiences and advise students on finding their own way. Wheeler is a 2006 graduate of Stout’s…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Rosalie Mattair

Bryce Parr – Rosalie Mattair is a University of Wisconsin-Stout junior studying entertainment design with a concentration in comics and sequential art. Mattair is a resident of Sussex, Wisconsin but originally hailed from Jacksonville, Florida. What sparked your interest in art and design? Nothing sparked it. It’s just always been there. What styles or mediums…

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Menomonie High School Students Attend First Hour Classes Without Hangovers After Rehab Reopens Dry

Bryce Parr – Teachers in the Menomonie Area School District report that students are agitated and excitable during morning classes after the closure of Rehab. “Classes used to be quiet and manageable. Students kept to themselves and didn’t cause any trouble. Now everyone is hootin’ and hollerin’ at each other like a bunch of wetland…

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Scientists Report a Spike in the Menomonie Hipster Population After the Opening of Two Craft Breweries

Bryce Parr – A new generation of beanie-clad beer-drinkers have migrated to some of the areas surrounding the Red Cedar River. “They appear to be heavily concentrated around Zymurgy Brewing Company. and Brewery Nonic, and Lucette Brewing Company. We have been studying this herd since they arrived,” said population scientist Flatter Thurr. Scientists report that…

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Stout Game Expo 2018

Gabby Rohrer – Gamers and student designers alike will come together at the Stout Game Expo (SGX) on Dec. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The semi-annual gaming event exhibits new games that were created throughout the semester by freshman, sophomore, junior and senior University of Wisconsin-Stout students on a variety of platforms. One…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Gemma Schlotthauer

Bryce Parr –  Gemma Schlotthauer is a fourth-year University of Wisconsin-Stout student majoring in Studio Art with a concentration in contemporary sculpture. What sparked your interest in art? Art gives me the platform to fabricate anything I desire. In a way, surely fueling my narcissistic tendencies, I get to play as a god. I’m also…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Maryrose Stattelman

Bryce Parr-  Maryrose Stattelman is a junior in the B.F.A. Entertainment Design Program with a concentration in Comics and Sequential arts. What sparked your interest in art? Well, I’m a weirdo and art helps me understand the world. I have been making and creating art in some compacity since I was a tiny child. It’s…

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The Menomonie Music Scene Finds a Home in The Abbey

Bryce Parr –  Live music has become a regular occurrence at The Abbey Pub & Grub thanks to the help from University of Wisconsin-Stout business administration senior and So Called Productions member Dillon Carlson. The Main Street bar that previously featured the occasional DJ built a brand by consistently hosting local talent over the past…

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Tech: Twitter CEO Considers Removing Like Button.

Bryce Parr –  In a bid to improve the health of the platform, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he wants to remove the “like” button from Twitter. The “like” button was introduced in 2015 to replace the “favorite” option. Members of the University of Wisconsin-Stout community showed concern toward the decision. University of Wisconsin-Stout student…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Matt Williams

Bryce Parr- Matt Williams is a Game Design Art Major in the 2D and 3D concentration. Williams enjoys producing music and painting landscapes outside of course work. What sparked your interest in art? I always would do coloring books with my grandma and aunt as a kid, and I’ve been really into the art of…

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Author and UW-Stout Alumni Chad Lewis Presents: “Menomonie’s Most Haunted Locations”

Gabby Rohrer- On Oct. 28, University of Wisconsin-Stout alumni and author Chad Lewis will visit the Menomonie Public Library to present on a ghostly journey through some of the most haunted places in Wisconsin. “It covers the entire state of Wisconsin from a blood dripping cemetery in Appleton, a haunted B&B in Milwaukee, phantom creatures prowling…

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Student-Artist Spotlight: Renson Hoffman

Bryce Parr – Renson Hoffman is a fourth year student in the B.F.A. Studio Art program with a concentration on printmaking. He transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Stout from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh after his first year. What sparked your interest in art? I’ve been an artsy kinda dude for as long as I can remember….

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