Just for Fun

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What Lies Beneath?

April Fools 2018

A monstrous mystery surfaces on the waters of Schmeeckle Reserve

Some people say that recent sightings of a strange creature in Lake Joanis are the result of overactive imaginations on the part of visitors to Schmeeckle Reserve. According to sources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, however, that ain’t Nessie-sarily so.

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Of Wizards, Witches and Wisconsin

April Fools 2018

UWSP Pendulum Swings Door to Hogwarts Wide Open | April Fools Edition

Move over, Platform 9¾. Pendulum 11.25 is stepping into the spotlight as the most recently revealed portal to England’s famed Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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Confessions of a Red Vest

April Fools 2018

Celebrated garment dishes on owner Lee Sherman Dreyfus | April Fools Edition

Lee Sherman Dreyfus and I first became acquainted in the late-1960s, after he was named president of Wisconsin State University-Stevens Point (later, chancellor of the reorganized and renamed University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point). I remember it like it was yesterday.

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How we met: A collection of Pointer love stories

February 2017

"I met Jeannine Milazzo in the fall of 1979 in our junior year of school. We were living in Nelson Hall and got engaged there in spring of 1981 on Valentine's Day. After graduation that year we moved to the Chicago area and were married in 1982. We've been married since then, have three daughters, one four year old grandson and twin baby grandson's." - Les Nelson '81.

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