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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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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