Beginner’s Guide to… Living in the Dorms

Dorm life is a big part of the transition to college. It can be very intimidating to people, I know it was for me. But honestly, once you get into it and settle down, you’ll realize it’s no big deal. Now that I’m in my second semester here at Stout, I feel right at home, [...]


Cadavers are not so scary, when they’re for science

Cadavers are not so scary, when they’re for science

Dr. Alexandra Hall, senior lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, gave a little disclaimer before her students brought out the cadavers. She said if you feel dizzy or faint, to sit down. Luckily, I was already sitting. Yes, I’ve been to funerals with open caskets, but never have I seen beneath the skin of a [...]

Senior Spotlight: Sam Kilgard

Name: Sam Kilgard Year: Senior Major: Professional Communication and Emerging Media – Applied Journalism Graduation: December 2017 Hometown: Plymouth, MN Why did you choose Stout? I thought Stout offered a good variety of programs that also provided a high placement rate for getting a job after graduation/ How does it feel to be graduating? It [...]

Student Thoughts: Dorm Bathrooms

Janitorial staff cleaning residence halls follow a schedule when it comes to cleaning each floor's bathroom. The staff clean the bathrooms Monday through Friday, but leave Saturday and Sunday untouched until the next week. Students worry that the janitorial staff for housing has been cut due to funding issues. However, that is not the case. [...]