18 Years With Stout

Hannah Lundquist- As we near the end of the semester, there will be some big changes happening around campus. To name a few: the housing reorganization, budget changes and the retirement of some staff and faculty. Among those retiring is Scott Griesbach. Griesbach has been with University of Wisconsin–Stout since 1999 and has personally overseen…

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CVTC Students Guaranteed Admission to Stout

Katie Schulzetenberg- Stout students, get ready to welcome more Chippewa Valley Technical College students, because as of late, Stout has decided to allow CVTC students guaranteed admission as long as they fulfill the minimum grade requirements and other requirements regarding their major. CVTC sends more transfer students to Stout than any of Wisconsin’s other technical…

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Justice for Hussain: Catching Up with the Case

Joey Gulotta- Prosecution for the death of the University of Wisconsin–Stout student Hussain Alnahdi, 24, has begun. Cullen M. Osburn, 27, of Minneapolis, is facing felony murder and battery charges for his involvement in Alnahdi’s death. Osburn, not a student at UW–Stout, was taken into custody by St. Paul police on Jan. 13 after a…

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Voting For Your Voice

Megan Hazuga- The 2016-2017 school year is coming to a close, and even though seniors are leaving and new freshman will be arriving in the fall, the organizations we know and love on campus must remain. On Thursday, April 13, students will have the opportunity to vote for which students they want to represent them…

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Stout Golf Opens Spring Season

Riley Olson- University of Wisconsin–Stout placed first at their opening meet at the Loras College Duhawk Spring Invitational by six strokes Monday, with all five of their varsity golfers finishing in the top 10, also managing to shoot their lowest round of the 2016-17 season. Stout had a two-day total of 592. Luther College placed…

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Stout Hosts National Gymnastics Championship

Evan Thue- On March 31 and April 1, University of Wisconsin–Stout hosted the national gymnastics meet for the first time since 2001. “There were so many people there, and it was so much fun to just take it all in and enjoy the moment and represent our school well and perform our best,” senior Kaylee…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Ryan Connor

Logan Myhre- This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Ryan Connor, a junior from Fall Creek, Wis. He is a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s baseball team and is a Business Administration major. Why did you choose Stout? “Well originally I actually didn’t. Out of high school I went to play baseball at Whitewater, and then…

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A Runway of Genius Designs

Mary Peters- Duct tape, trash bags, paper doilies, tissue, newspaper, cotton balls – all very suitable for creating clothing, right? Normally, no; however, for Fashion Without Fabric, it’s a requirement. In the words of Robert Atwell: this show is “the School of Art and Design’s take on a fashion show, with the caveat that you…

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Public Art Serves to Bridge Communities

Shannon Hoyt- Artist Erwin Redl, who recently made his way to the University of Wisconsin-Stout, says that public art is an aesthetic that bridges generational, ethnic, religious, educational and social gaps within societies. These constructs are built to evoke emotion, ask questions, spark curiosities and add exquisite tastes to each community. So yes, they are…

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Everend: Playing the Game

Ben Mohr- Many congratulations are owed to the University of Wisconsin–Stout students behind the 2016 game “Everend.” On March 2, the team was honored with the Best Visual Quality award at the national Intel University Games Showcase. On the topic of Everend’s unique artistic style, team member Megan Daniels explains that “We had three to…

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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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