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…

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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…

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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…

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“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…

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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,…

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The Scopes

Cam Parrucci-   Aquarius – Do you actually think pineapple belongs on pizza? Like actually? Huh, okay. Pisces – Whether it’s frozen or delivered, baked or grilled, pizza is still pizza. Think about that, it’s a rule to live by. Aries – Many people have already met their future partner in life without realizing it….

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BOLD Beginnings: Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

Audrey Tchaa-   Diversity is a huge topic that is widely discussed on campus. There are many different ways of describing the word ‘diversity.’ Miranda Nelson is an active member and leader of the student org BOLD Beginnings (Building Opportunities for Leadership Development), which is a student-led leadership team that comes up with a project—their…

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Career Services: On-campus preparation for future success

Shannon Hoyt- Counseling, teaching, learning, research, health and even career resources are steps away from residence halls, offering opportunities to University of Wisconsin-Stout’s major stakeholders: students. At UW-Stout, there are various opportunities to network and build relationships with potential employers, regardless of a student’s year and experience. The biannual Career Conferences, Art & Design Week…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Thomas

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Rachel Thomas, a senior catcher/outfielder on the University of Wisconsin–Stout softball team. Thomas is a human development and family studies major from Hastings, Minn.   Why did you choose stout? “I chose Stout because I loved the feeling of a smaller campus. I also live a little…

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UW-Stout Spring Sports Have Sprung

Evan Thue- Spring has sprung here at University of Wisconsin–Stout, and, as the weather warms up and we get some green back on our trees, the spring seasons for UW–Stout baseball and softball have kicked-off as well. The season for head coach, Ben Kincaid and the UW–Stout Baseball team has started off 3-8 so far….

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10 Funny Headlines from Past Stoutonias

1. Listen, every org has been there… 2. When your Seasonal Affective Disorder kicks in 3. Everyone in the US right about now 4. Seriously, its almost April, how is it still snowing?! 5. Viva la revolución!! 6. *emailing professor* sorry I can’t come in today I’m allergic to tests 7. We can only imagine what…

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POLL RESULTS: You prepared for the Career Conference. Do you think it was prepared for you?

UW-Stout recently held its biannual Career Conference with over 300 employers looking to hire students for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. Prominent guests included Target, Thomsen Reuters, 3M. Whether it was required by a professor, to find a potential job or just to network, students dressed in their best business attire and prepped their elevator…

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Programming Classic Games on the Raspberry Pi

Matt “Mao” Adam- With video games like Fortnite and Overwatch dominating the charts, many people tend to overlook the originals. On March 28, the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s student org Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will be conducting a workshop for anyone interested in programming the classics on a Raspberry Pi.   “The Raspberry…

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