Posts by Mai La:


Junior Mai La Yang shares her experience with feeling homesick in college.

The nerves didn’t hit me until I sat in the Dreyfus University Center Alumni Room during summer registration at UW-Stevens Point. Soon enough the session was done, and my family and I headed back home to begin packing my belongings to move into my residence hall. Next thing I know, I was already standing in front of Pray-Sims Hall with my luggage at the start of fall.


Where To Find Free Events On Campus And In The Community

DUC Concourse Bulletin Board

Are you surviving the first two months of the fall semester? Need to relieve some stress that has been building up over the past few weeks? Free your mind by attending free events on campus or in the Stevens Point community!


How to Make the Most of Your First Week at UWSP

Sophomore Mai La Yang shares ways to make the most of your first week on campus.

The first week of college can be nerve-wracking when you don’t know anyone on campus yet and are far from home. But there’s nothing to fear, Pointers! Get to know the campus and our community more by following these tips to become more comfortable at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point:


What to Pack For Your First Semester of College (And What to Leave Home)

Mai La Yang gives tips on what you need - and what you don't - in the res halls this fall.

You know school is right around the corner when every store you walk into has that giant “Back to School” sign hanging from the ceiling. The feeling of summer is coming to an end, and now it’s time to put our thinking caps back on. To help you get back into gear for the start of the new school year, here’s a list of what you should pack – and not pack – with you for school.


7 Things To Do This Summer In Stevens Point

Mai La Yang has seven things for you to do in Stevens Point this summer!

Finally, with this unpredictable weather, we have blossoming flowers, trees and rays of sunshine on campus! Yes, summer is here and it’s time to catch up on some of the fun we couldn’t have during the hectic school year. Now the only thing you need to worry about is how to spend your summer. Here are a few ideas of what you can do right in Stevens Point: