Stout Snacks is Coming to Menomonie

Emilie Rosin- Stout Snacks is a food delivery service started by Andrew Klavekoske and Cole Harty. Klavekoske said he recently became very interested in the stock market and other financial investments. This eventually led to ways to make more money and thinking of all the times he’s been craving food from places that don’t deliver….

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11 Weird Headlines from the Stoutonia Archives

1.That time Stoutonia’s Editor had a VERY high horse. 2. Someone was NOT happy about what when down at hoco. 3. Someone proposes a creative (?) solution…. 4. Someone had some tea to spill. 5. Campus vigilante maybe? 6. 2018 in a nutshell so far… 7. Who do we call to make this Stout’s school…

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Balancing Sports and School

Evan Thue- The life of a University of Wisconsin–Stout athlete might seem hectic at times. It seems like life never stops moving when you’re rushing from practice to class to a game later that night. For senior and UW–Stout basketball player Brandyn Christman, that’s exactly what it’s like. “Right now I’m lucky enough being a…

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A Walking, Talking, Photo Shooting Blue Devil History Book

Logan Myhre- If you need to know something, anything, about the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s athletic department, there’s one man you go to. That man is UW–Stout’s sports information director, Layne Pitt. Layne has been involved in informing people about UW–Stout sports for almost 40 years now, ever since he stepped foot on campus in 1978….

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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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The Hidden Cost of Laptop Theft

Eric Krause-   Students at University of Wisconsin–Stout are questioning the ethicality of the eStout laptop agreement. In Rule 13 of the agreement, it reads, “I [the student] am responsible for a $400 fee and may be charged a laptop replacement cost in case of theft, loss or destruction of the computer. Charges will be…

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UW–Stout Launches New Website

Cece Jabs-   The University of Wisconsin–Stout has recently launched its new website in both desktop and mobile formats. The first part of the new website went live on Jan. 23, and more pages have been steadily updating ever since. The Web Oversight Committee explained in an email to students and staff that the website…

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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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Get the Most Out of Your Campus

Olivia Viktora-   Just because it’s second semester doesn’t mean it’s too late to enjoy all that the University of Wisconsin–Stout offers. Here are some great ways to get involved on campus.   Visit the Involvement Center in the Memorial Student Center: Last semester you might have missed out on opportunities to get involved on…

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Professor Spotlight: Jennifer Astwood

Audrey Tchaa-   Jennifer Astwood, an industrial design program director and professor, has been working hard on a collaboration project with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Moscow, Russia. Her story has caught the attention of many in Menomonie, and now it’s being shared here at the University of Wisconsin–Stout.   Astwood…

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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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Water Damage on Campus

Elizabeth Vierkant- Most students are familiar with the water damage caused by a water faucet on the third floor of Jarvis Hall last semester, but what many students may not know is that the University of Wisconsin–Stout has had a history of water problems within the recent year. The issues began in June 2017, when…

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What’s Happening in Menomonie (2/5-18)

Monday, February 5 Silent Peace Walk @ Chippewa Falls Riverfront Park          6-6:30 p.m. Sheriff’s Office Citizen Academy @ Eau Claire County Law Enforcement Center         6:30-9 p.m. Stout Theatre Auditions @ Harvey Hall Theater         3:30 & 6:30 p.m.   Tuesday, February 6 Adulting 101:…

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