The Mirror

Point needs a party palace

January 9, 2017

By THOMAS HATTON The Mirror reporter There are many things that make Stevens Point a great place to live. Whether someone’s walking the Green Circle Trail or getting ice cream at Belts’, Stevens Point has features that make i...

Athletes and their off field behaviors

January 9, 2017

By MARCUS MILLER The Mirror reporter Athletes are a big part of today’s society. They do a lot of good by bringing joy to those who enjoy going to the games. But this isn’t always the case. Recently there have been qu...

Snow, cookies and capitalism

January 9, 2017

By JONATHON TOLBER The Mirror reporter A common saying around December is “Happy Holidays” but what exactly comes to mind when someone is wished happy holidays? What are the holidays and does our view of what the holiday...

Health class curriculum needs changes

January 9, 2017

By FAITH LEMAY The Mirror reporter  Health classes across America are teaching false information and using scare tactics on the youth. Some curriculums are vague and miss key information needed to ensure that a teen is well-...

Bring the salad bar back

January 9, 2017

By NICOLE BREZINSKI The Mirror reporter For years the Stevens Point Area Senior High’s (SPASH) lunch line had a salad bar. Most recently, SPASH has decided to get rid of the salad bar and sell pre-packaged salads and p...

Phone usage should be increased

January 9, 2017

By BRADY WOYAK The Mirror reporter                         Students throughout the day need to use their phones for school purposes, to contact their parents or to just socialize with their friends. ...

It’s time to get real about global warming

December 18, 2016

By JUSTIN WISINSKI The Mirror reporter Global warming is a topic many people put to the side or deny it is happening to our planet. But the horrible truth is that global warming is real and is one of the biggest problems we...

Limit your gains and losses in fantasy football

December 12, 2016

By ZACH WOYAK  The Mirror reporter One of the most popular ways to gamble among friends would be to create one or many fantasy football leagues. Fantasy football has been around since 1963, three years before the first ...

Decreasing deer numbers a problem

December 12, 2016

By DERYK WEDDE The Mirror reporter One of the most popular hunting seasons throughout the country commenced on the 19th of November. Little did the whitetail deer know their chances of surviving to next year were reduced by...

What do secrets do to you?

December 12, 2016

By KAYLA WIMME The Mirror reporter People keep secrets for different reasons. Some secrets are to keep people from being hurt or to surprise them. In my opinion, most secrets are kept because we don’t want someone to thi...

ACT doesn’t measure up

December 12, 2016

By MALLORY BUETOW The Mirror reporter The ACT is not the best representation of a student who is applying for college. In 2016 a total of 2,090,342 students took the ACT. PrepScholar reports that the ACT is now the most po...

80/20 disadvantages outweigh advantages

November 29, 2016

By MARK STOSKOPF The Mirror reporter Is the 80/20 grading scale at SPASH fair and why do we do this?  Is it the best opportunity for the students?  Unfortunately, no. The 80/20 system breaks up your grade into two parts, 80% (su...

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