Student-Athlete Spotlight: Jordan Wilson

Evan Thue – This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Jordan Wilson, a senior on the University of Wisconsin-Stout men’s baseball team. Wilson is a criminal justice and rehabilitation major and is from Eau Claire, Wisconsin.    Why did you choose Stout? I chose Stout because of the criminal justice program. I was impressed with the program…

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Revamping the Rec Center

Alex Lutz – If you have been in the current University of Wisconsin–Stout recreation center, it is almost always occupied by student-athletes who don’t have enough equipment in their specific training rooms. The Rec Complex Committee has come up with three different plans to be voted on to change the recreation complex with. The top…

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A Reanimated Music Video

Jonah Hammen – As more and more artists have been hitting social media, groups and communities, they have been collaborating on a number of collaborative events. One such large-scale project is, as freshman entertainment design student Brodie Spolar describes, something known as a reanimated collab. “What happens is basically a bunch of animators—and I mean,…

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Chancellor Bob Meyer’s Retirement Plan

Mackenzie Peterson – University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer announced that he will be retiring on 18 Aug, 2019. One of the biggest reasons he decided to retire was that he had promised his wife, Debbie, that they would talk about their future in year five. Meyer said, “She’s been a really great partner with…

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The Scopes!

Cam “My Jokes Are a Cry for Help” Parrucci – Aries – “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” does not actually involve catapults and your doctor’s home address, no matter how hard you want it to be the case. Taurus – There’s probably some sort of underlying message between you’re 300 songs long…

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The Scopes!

Cam “Playlist Junkie” Parrucci Aries – The snow still stuck behind the tires of your car since the first snow is really telling of your inability to let go of things. Get over things! Get rid of it! Taurus – As a history buff, the origins of things have always interested you. Too bad your…

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At Season’s End

Evan Thue – Every year seems to always bring new battles, new experiences in our lives and new memories that we will take with us into the future. This season for the University of Wisconsin-Stout women’s basketball team brought out that fact. The Blue Devils finished the season with an 18-9 record, earning a spot…

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Four Stout Students Selected to the All-Midwest Team

Alex Lutz – Four members from the University of Wisconsin-Stout men’s and women’s track and field teams were selected to the All-Midwest team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association on March 4. They also competed in Nationals in Boston, Massachusetts. One of these four individuals is sprinter Kaitlin Mallek, a senior…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Josh Freyholtz

Evan Thue – This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Josh Freyholtz, a senior on the University of Wisconsin-Stout men’s track and field team. Freyholtz is an applied science major and is from Hammond, Wisconsin. Why did you choose Stout? I chose Stout because I was recruited to compete in the men’s track team and continue my…

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Students Dissatisfied with Opportunities at Career Conference

Josh Nehs – The 2019 University of Wisconsin–Stout career conference has come to a close. Stout continually seeks out companies looking to hire students for co-ops, internships, and full-time employment. Despite the large number of employers and students, there are some that feel the Career Conference is not as beneficial for their degrees. Shelby Meixell,…

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The 4th Annual 4:51 Short Film Festival

Brody Pierce – Students interested in showcasing their own creative short films get the chance at the University of Wisconsin-Stout 4:51 Short Film Festival. The fourth year of the festival is scheduled to take place Friday, April 12. It was originally started by Stout’s own Joan Navarre. The professor was inspired to create this film…

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Alumna Becomes Budding Artist

Katie Schulzetenberg – Even though she graduated in December with a major in psychology, Hannah Beeves is an artist. From clay sculptures to watercolor paint, she creates art through many mediums. Not only does she just make art, she has also been selling her unique pieces since 2016. She has opened an Etsy shop and…

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RecycleMania Returns to Campus

Josh Nehs – RecycleMania has started up once again. Throughout the United States and Canada, various universities compete to see who can reduce the most waste throughout their campus. For eight weeks, universities report their recycling and trash collection totals and then compared them to the other participating schools. RecycleMania looks to motivate students to…

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Taking Back the Night

Bryce Parr – Menomonie is ready for a discussion on sexual assault according to University of Wisconsin-Stout Student Ryan Leckel, and Leckel hopes to offer a platform for discussion and healing at the “Menomonie Take Back the Night” event. The event will be held at the Raw Deal on April 2 during Sexual Assault Awareness…

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