Tag Archives: involvement

Pointers Give Back: Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to giving back in any way you can during the holiday season. There are more ways to give back than giving money – whether it is volunteering, helping a non-profit, or sharing why you give to a certain organization, you can contribute in some way. During the holiday season […]

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Pointers Give Back: National Hunger Awareness Week

National Hunger Awareness Week is held the week before Thanksgiving each year. Hunger is a world problem and you might be thinking: What can I do to help solve such a major issue? Fortunately, UW-Stevens Point provides students and the campus community with ways to contribute to causes that combat hunger and raise awareness. The Cupboard […]

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3 Important Takeaways From Student Org Trips

Recently, I went on a trip to Indianapolis to attend the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference with UW-Stevens Point’s PRSSA Chapter. Before going on the trip I was excited, but I also had no idea what to expect. I was new to the organization and had never been to its national […]

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Get in the Spooky Spirit, Pointers!

With Halloween around the corner, I wanted to explore some ways that Pointers “get spooky” and celebrate the fall season on campus. Halloween and fall festivities at college are not always the same as they are at home. No children trick-or-treat in the residence halls (although some halls do organize trick-or-treating for students!), and you […]

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7 Things to Add to Your First-Year Bucket List

Before you come to UW-Stevens Point, I am sure you will have created a first-year “bucket list” that you want to accomplish. As a sophomore at UWSP, here are some of my suggestions for things you should add to your bucket list:   Go to multiple sporting events. I would recommend that you go to at least one athletic event […]

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