Tag Archives: student tips

Pointers Give Back: December Volunteer Opportunities

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers many opportunities for students to give back to and participate in campus and the local community. It is important to give back to your community and be involved, and it also brings a rewarding and satisfactory feeling. This weekend, the Student Involvement and Employment Office (SIEO) is spreading holiday […]

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Winter Is Coming

Val Every provides tips for Pointers braving a Wisconsin winter at UW-Stevens Point.

As the end of the semester draws near, winter is on it’s way at UW-Stevens Point. While many students here have survived a Wisconsin winter before, I have some reminders for students braving the cold in the heart of the state – especially if this is your first UWSP winter. Mittens are a must With frigid […]

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Quick Fitness Tips for College Students

Regular exercise is a goal many people find unattainable or unrealistic, especially in college. Motivation, time and money can get in the way of a daily workout routine for students. Here are some tips for those of you pursuing a healthier lifestyle, but are not sure where to start: Bring a Buddy Motivation can be […]

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The Great Debate: to Work or Not to Work

Should you work part-time while you’re in college? During my freshman year at UW-Stevens Point I did not work at all. Now, in my sophomore year here, I work three jobs: UWSP blogger, server at Point Bowl and freshman volleyball coach at Stevens Point Area Senior High. While this may seem like a drastic jump, […]

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