Tag Archives: student life

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:

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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.

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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:

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A Letter of Thanks From a Soon-To-Be Grad

I am excited to see what my future holds, but I have also had a great time here. There have been many people who have helped me become the person I am, and I am incredibly thankful. Throughout my time at UW-Stevens Point, three great groups have helped me along the way:

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12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Old Main

Over the years, UW-Stevens Point has evolved and transformed. Old Main opened in 1894 and was home to both classrooms and administrative offices. After talking with some faculty, looking at the pictures in Old Main’s hallways and reading a book about Old Main, I realized there are many things I did not know about this campus landmark.

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