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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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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