Burger King coupons stolen from Financial Aid Office

Ryan Cook Following a daring heist of the University of Wisconsin–Stout Financial Aid Office, university police have issued a statement saying that all of the Burger King coupons have indeed been stolen. Rumors had been circulating around campus for days following initial reports of a break-in, and it seems as though our worst fears have…

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University Wi-Fi temporarily down after Chancellor Bob accidentally spills milkshake on router

Ryan Cook- University Wi-Fi temporarily down after Chancellor Bob accidentally spills milkshake on router After several complaints from staff and students alike, the university administration has finally given a formal response to the Wi-Fi being down or unreliable for the past several months. As it turns out, none other than Chancellor Bob Meyer is responsible….

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Dining Services Keeping It Fresh

Marisa Pollastrini- Giddy up and get some “Cowboy Taco Soup” and other new items on the menu next fall at North Point and Price Commons, University of Wisconsin–Stout’s two cafeterias.   Refreshing the menu annually while keeping old favorites like hamburgers and french fries is just a part of the planning that the University Dining…

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The Mystery of Evaluation Week

Mary Peters- “The Evaluation Week schedule must be adhered to by all faculty and staff as published here. Instructors are expected to accommodate students who have three or more scheduled final exams on one day,” states an excerpt from the University of Wisconsin–Stout Evaluation Week Schedule online page. Evaluation week at UW–Stout is the final…

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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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Scenes in Seussical constructed for a springtime musical

Shannon Hoyt-   “The concept of ‘Seussical’ itself starts with a blank stage. It’s the excitement of what could be, and the possibility of what can happen,” says Jennifer Sansfacon, assistant professor of theater at the University of Wisconsin–Stout.   Sansfacon is the technical director and resident designer for the theater productions. This spring, the…

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Movie Review: “Get Out”

Cameron Parrucci- It’s safe to say we are currently living in some incredibly turbulent times. The year 2017 has not even lasted three full months, and yet every day we find something notably new or life changing happening in the world. Whether it be a politically charged revelation, the death of yet another beloved celebrity…

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Noah Gardenswartz: The road to comedy

Benjamin Mohr- Noah Gardenswartz, an act coming to campus late this March, didn’t start off as a comedian. He was what you could call a “late bloomer.” Instead, Gardenswartz stumbled into his passion for jokes without the intent to hit it big.   With respect to his current accomplishments, he concedes that when he first…

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Blue Devils travel over spring break

Evan Thue-   For many of us, spring break is a time to de-stress from school and to kick back and relax. But for the baseball, softball, and track and field teams, they get to relax and travel to play the sports they love.   One word that would accurately describe their spring break is…

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