Osburn back on trial

Joseph Gulotta- Cullen M. Osburn, the primary suspect in the death of University of Wisconsin–Stout student Hussain Alnahdi, returned to the courtroom for a preliminary hearing in front of Dunn County Judge Rod Smeltzer on April 20. The hearing was held to determine whether the State Attorney’s Office had probable cause to accuse Minnesota citizen…

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Erbert and Gerbert’s website hints at Menomonie location

Erbert and Gerbert’s website says that something – likely a store – is “coming soon” to Menomonie, Wis. The tip was first dispersed on a Facebook community page. According to the Erbert & Gerbert website, the location will be at 1103 Broadway Street South, which was once Cenex. Erbert and Gerbert’s is a sub sandwich…

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18 Years With Stout

Hannah Lundquist- As we near the end of the semester, there will be some big changes happening around campus. To name a few: the housing reorganization, budget changes and the retirement of some staff and faculty. Among those retiring is Scott Griesbach. Griesbach has been with University of Wisconsin–Stout since 1999 and has personally overseen…

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CVTC Students Guaranteed Admission to Stout

Katie Schulzetenberg- Stout students, get ready to welcome more Chippewa Valley Technical College students, because as of late, Stout has decided to allow CVTC students guaranteed admission as long as they fulfill the minimum grade requirements and other requirements regarding their major. CVTC sends more transfer students to Stout than any of Wisconsin’s other technical…

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Justice for Hussain: Catching Up with the Case

Joey Gulotta- Prosecution for the death of the University of Wisconsin–Stout student Hussain Alnahdi, 24, has begun. Cullen M. Osburn, 27, of Minneapolis, is facing felony murder and battery charges for his involvement in Alnahdi’s death. Osburn, not a student at UW–Stout, was taken into custody by St. Paul police on Jan. 13 after a…

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Voting For Your Voice

Megan Hazuga- The 2016-2017 school year is coming to a close, and even though seniors are leaving and new freshman will be arriving in the fall, the organizations we know and love on campus must remain. On Thursday, April 13, students will have the opportunity to vote for which students they want to represent them…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Ryan Connor

Logan Myhre- This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Ryan Connor, a junior from Fall Creek, Wis. He is a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s baseball team and is a Business Administration major. Why did you choose Stout? “Well originally I actually didn’t. Out of high school I went to play baseball at Whitewater, and then…

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Stout Student Association Candidates

The Stout Student Association is electing a new Congress! Get to know the candidates*: *Stoutonia is still waiting to hear back from Issac McInnis for his profile information. Name: Alex Vernon Major:Hotel Restaurant and Tourism Management with a minor in Business Administration Year: Junior Hometown: Green Bay, WI Position applying for: President of SSA Why do you…

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100 days of Trump

Megan Hazuga- The first 100 days of a presidency are crucial in determining how said presidency will turn out. For our current President, Donald Trump, this idea is no different. The Trump administration had a multitude of plans for their first 100 days, which included passing as many executive orders as possible. The Trump Administration…

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Stout hits record in post-grad employment rates

Hannah Lundquist-   In addition to record enrollment rates this year, University of Wisconsin–Stout has also hit a new record high in post-graduation employment. For the third year in a row, the number has increased, and this year the number is 97.4 percent.   The 2015-2016 graduates had an employment rate of 97.4 percent; the…

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Stout steps up for Stepping Stones

Joseph Gulotta-   The University of Wisconsin–Stout Cross-Media Graphics (CMG) program has paired with Stepping Stones of Dunn County to promote their annual event Empty Bowls. The event partners Stepping Stones with businesses in the community, students at both of UW–Stout’s campuses and at Menomonie High School to raise awareness and money for the fight…

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Students spend spring break volunteering

Katie Schultzenberg- Over spring break, a few charitable University of Wisconsin–Stout organizations dedicated their time and hard work to working on houses for the less fortunate and other volunteer activities, as three different groups traveled to Alabama, Kentucky and Colorado. The three different groups were Habitat for Humanity, Stout Catholic and Students Today Leaders Forever….

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An Ode to Segregated Fees

Megan Hazuga- When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced his proposal for the 2017-2019 UW–System budget, he recommended that students would have the option to not pay, or “opt-out” of allocable segregated fees. However, it seems that many students lack an understanding of what these fees include. An exploration of what these fees mean to campus…

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Dining and Housing funds to increase

Hannah Lundquist- In addition to Housing being reorganized next year, students will also be facing changes in the Housing and Dining plans to accommodate for changes to residence halls and dining services.   Phil Lyons, Stout’s Vice Chancellor, spoke during the open forum at last week’s SSA meeting about upcoming changes in this area. He…

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Land, water and people coming together

Katie Schultzenberg- On Thursday, March 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center, the Red Cedar Watershed will have its sixth annual conference. The conference will feature keynote speakers on the topics of water, land and people.   The first talk is called “Healthy Soils, Clean Water,” and it will be…

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Stout recognized as top school option for military

Joey Gulotta   University of Wisconsin–Stout is once again making splashes on the national stage. The university has received recognition as being one of the country’s top universities for veterans. For 2017, UW–Stout is being recognized as a Military Friendly School, a Best for Vets School and a Top Military school.   This marks the…

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