Organizations

Reversal: UWSP Will Recognize Turning Point USA

After being rejected by the Student Government Association after four hours of criticism from other student groups, Turning Point USA will be recognized as an official campus organization. UWSP Vice Chancellor for Student Affiars, Al Thompson, announced the reversal in a release: The Student Government Association at UW-Stevens Point voted to deny Turning Point USA’s […]

The UWSP Lesson on Campus Free Speech

Are conservative students’ voices at risk of being silenced at universities? In the aftermath of UW Stevens Point denying recognition to the conservative student group Turning Point USA, many are becoming increasingly concerned about conservative free speech on campuses. Chairwoman of UW-Stevens Point College Republicans Amelia Heup told Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader that the […]

Organizations

Testin, Campus GOP, Call on UWSP to Recognize Conservative Group

Senator Patrick Testin is calling for UW Stevens Point to recognize the conservative student group Turning Point USA, whose story of denial was first reported by talk show host and Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader on Monday and  by Media Trackers Tuesday. The student group was put through an unprecedented four hours of debate to decide […]

Organizations

Conservative Group Rejected at UW-Stevens Point After 4 Hours of Grilling

By Sam Morateck and Jerry Bader After four hours of criticism, including being called racists and a threat to safety, a conservative group was denied recognition as an official campus organization by the UW-Stevens Point Student Government Association Thursday night. Representatives of various student organizations took to the podium to attack Turning Point USA (TPUSA). The […]