Students Spread Random Acts of Kindness

Katie Schulzetenberg- Kindness was spreading for the young, old and animal when the University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Involvement Center hosted their first ever Random Acts of Kindness Week. Each day, Monday through Thursday, Feb. 12-15, the Involvement Center hoseted a new event centered around students executing random acts of kindness in different ways. Junior Abby Muraski,…

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Great Movie and a Successful Soundtrack

Bryce Parr-   I know I reviewed a Kendrick album last issue, but this album is hardly his alone. Attributed to Lamar, SZA, and The Weeknd on Spotify, Black Panther: The Album features plenty of artists including Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, Anderson .Paak, and the always energetic Vince Staples.   The Black Panther film received…

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Bringing Back Snow Daze

Bryce Parr The Dunn County Historical Society is bringing back a longstanding University of Wisconsin–Stout tradition. Located at the The Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum, the organization is hosting a Snow Ball reminiscent of the classic Snow Daze Winter Carnival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. Starting in 1953 and held every year until 1984,…

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Milwaukee Rapper Webster X Takes Over MSC Terrace

Jasmine Baker-   The negative temperatures may be forcing people to stay in at night, but that didn’t stop students from attending Blue Devil Production’s (BDP) second musical production of the semester. On Thursday, Feb. 2, supporting acts John Chuck and The Class opened for budding artist Webster X with their unique twist on hip…

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Student Artist Spotlight: Ben Mohr

Katie Schulzetenberg-   Ben Mohr is a University of Wisconsin–Stout sophomore majoring in graphic design. As of now, he is writing songs and creating works in several different mediums of art.   What kind of art interests you?   “I’d say 2D art is the kind that interests me the most. I like that when…

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Here’s Why You Should Give a DAMN.

Bryce Parr- Starting off the new year, it’s time to discuss what I believe was the best album of 2017. DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar has found its way into most of my social circles, and whenever a new friend wants to hear some tunes I’m usually asked, “Do you like Kendrick?” Behind the hype lies…

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Artist Pagnia Xiong Visits Campus

Jasmine Baker-   Special  guest Pagnia Xiong graced the Hmong Stout Student Organization’s Hmong New Year by performing and speaking about the framework of her career as a renowned Hmong artist on Saturday Dec. 2. She is internationally recognized for her Youtube videos that have peaked at over 500,000 views, and she performs frequently across…

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Student Artist Spotlight: Ben Green of Seafarer

Bryce Parr- Ben Green is a University of Wisconsin–Stout senior graduating this semester with a degree in industrial design. He releases his own electronic tracks and remixes under the name Seafarer. Find him on Soundcloud and Spotify. When did you first get interested music? Why? I first got interested in making music when I was…

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Facing Freelancing

Johnny Thunder- University of Wisconsin–Stout alumnus Michael Swearingen talked about his experiences with internships and how he made connections at Cartoon Network/Adult Swim on Friday, Nov. 3. Swearingen graduated from UW–Stout this past December.   After working with the creative agency Knock Inc., Swearingen interned at Adult Swim. After the internship, he was offered a…

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Stout Welcomes ‘Home Away From Home Week’

Katie Schulzetenberg- With the holidays approaching, it can be tough to be away from home. Luckily, homesick students had a little break from the stress. Therapy dogs excitedly met with students at the entrance of the University of Wisconsin–Stout library on the afternoon of Nov. 13. The therapy dogs typically only visit campus around the…

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Creating Comics “Out of the Box”

Johnny Thunder-   Comic Creators, University of Wisconsin-Stout student org, was founded six years ago as a club people could join to share their talents and artistic abilities. This year, the club’s first comic exhibit was organized and took place in the Applied Arts student gallery in room 209. Upon entering the room, students were…

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International Education Celebrates International Night

Jasmine Baker-   International Education Week returned this semester to the University of Wisconsin–Stout with a few events  to encourage students to study abroad. Events such as International Trivia Night and Culture of Tunisia were organized to generate awareness for global perspectives and prepare for the countdown to International Night. Every year, the Office of…

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