Student-Artist Spotlight: Randi Hoyt

Bryce Parr-   Randi Hoyt is a fourth year student in entertainment design at University of Wisconsin–Stout. She has a concentration in comics and sequential art. Hoyt plans to graduate in December of 2018.   What sparked your interest in art?   I have always had an interest in creating. I would create characters for…

Continue Reading

Trending Music on Campus

Matt “Mao” Adam-   According to a student questionnaire conducted by Stoutonia, students across campus are listening to a wide variety of music. The 18 respondents gave a quick glance at the music tastes on campus. Many new tracks are still turning heads on campus even though some students would say that music this year…

Continue Reading

A Farewell From Your SSA President: Alex Vernon

Eric Krause-   After an effective senior year, Alex Vernon is stepping down as president of the Stout Student Association (SSA) and reflecting on his time here on campus. Darrin Witucki, SSA Advisor, said, “Alex has led a student government that respectfully yet firmly challenges campus administration, the system president, Board of Regents, legislators and…

Continue Reading

Bowman Hall: Revamped

Elizabeth Vierkant- Bowman Hall, a 135-foot clock tower, located on University of Wisconsin–Stout’s Main Campus, will be undergoing construction throughout the years of 2018 and 2019.   Bowman Hall was built in 1897, making it one of the oldest buildings on campus. It is listed under the National Register as part of the Menomonie Downtown…

Continue Reading

Stout Siblings Take On the Maple Syrup Season

Audrey Tchaa-   If you didn’t know, it’s maple syrup-making season, or “tapping season” for those in the business. Mitchell and Emmitt Foster, brothers that attend the University of Wisconsin–Stout, make their own homemade maple syrup in their backyard. They talk about how their maple syrup journey began and the process of making this sweet,…

Continue Reading

Indigenous Chef Brings Traditional Cooking to the Kitchen

Olivia Viktora-   One chef’s visit to the University of Wisconsin-Stout brought forth his focus in the culinary world to revitalize and evolve indigenous food systems that are native to North America.   Students and community members gathered together on Thursday, April 5, in Heritage Hall for the Native American Student Organization (NASO) and Slow…

Continue Reading

Senior Spotlight: Jack Eitel

What field are you planning on going into? I haven’t really decided what field to go into yet. So far, the jobs I’ve been looking at have all been content creation related, but I’ve also applied for a few marketing/PR positions. I’ve also looked into copy editing.   Where do you plan to start your…

Continue Reading

Senior Spotlight: Emma Davis

What field are you planning on going into? Packaging   Where do you plan to start your career? Minneapolis   What has been your favorite experience while at Stout? Living in the dorms   Any advice for underclassmen/incoming freshman? Don’t be afraid to go after what interests you!

Continue Reading

10 Tips to Help You Through the Semester

Emilie Rosin- 1.Prioritize your assignments and activities. If you prefer to write things by hand, definitely use an actual planner or notebook. Otherwise, there are free online ones! Once you figure out everything you have to do, it’s easier to relax and get motivated to finish some work. 2. Have a screen-free night. No computer,…

Continue Reading

TV advertisements impact children’s health

Stephanie Pladies- While a child is watching TV, they watch about 10 to 13 commercials daily promoting foods and beverages that often do not meet nutrition recommendations set for children. These ads are promoting fast food or junk food that is high in saturated fats, sodium, and calories. Research from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics…

Continue Reading

Stress Eating During Finals

Brooke Bond- The snow is melting, the sun is shining, birds are singing, and everyone’s mood is a little brighter. Springtime comes with many positive changes; but there is one daunting downfall for college students, finals. Finals are a stressful time of year for all students, and many long hours are spent studying for a…

Continue Reading

The Scopes

Cam Parrucci- Aries – If the last month of class is starting to get to you, maybe consider starting to review fast food on YouTube. It can be quite a lucrative business! Taurus – Sure, you can tape over the webcam on your laptop, but you can’t cover up the FBI van parked outside your…

Continue Reading

“Big Fish” Brought to Campus Theatre

Bryce Parr- The University Theatre will be hosting a production of “Big Fish” starting Friday, April 6th. In the musical, Edward Bloom, played by University of Wisconsin-Stout senior Gus Johnson, shares fantastical tales of his encounters with a giant, a witch, and a mermaid with his son Will Bloom, played by senior Kevin Pelzel. “This…

Continue Reading

This Week In Menomonie (4/3-4/15)

Tuesday, April 3 Senior Social for May 2018 Grads @ The Abbey         5:30-7 p.m. Dunn Dulcimers @ Christ Lutheran Church         1-3 p.m. Eau Claire County Local Elections @ Your Local Polling Place         All Day Open Listening Sessions for Information Technology @ Willow/Walnut Rooms,…

Continue Reading