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Ben Lancour, author of “Henry and the Gym Monster”, with his wife Stephanie and his daughter Harper. Lancour’s book will be published sometime this summer and
will be available in hardcover, paperback, and e-book formats. The message Lancour wants children and educators to understand is the importance of responsibility.

UWO alumnus writes children’s book

Cassidy Kennedy, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Ben Lancour has written an illustrated children’s book containing an important message to individuals everywhere. Lancour graduated from UWO in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education,...

The 1978 Death Star by Palitoy is the most sought after by “Star Wars” toy collectors as it’s available only in the United Kingdom and
Canada. Jared Roll, owner of the largest “Star Wars” toy collection in Wisconsin, has been collecting toy sets like these since he was 4.

Oshkosh Museum presents “Star Wars” toy exhibit

Lexi Langendorf, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 24, 2021

The Oshkosh Public Museum, 1331 Algoma Blvd., is currently showing the largest public display of vintage “Star Wars” toys in Wisconsin at its “Nostalgia Awakens: Star Wars Vintage Toys” exhibit....

Courtesy of Lexi Langendorf | A drawing by Bill Greider displaying his own representation of himself attending a Zoom meeting.

“Zoom” exhibition features a playful spin on COVID-19

Lexi Langendorf, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 17, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed many things in our everyday lives. For many of us, the use of video platforms such as Zoom, Collaborate Ultra, Microsoft Teams or FaceTime has become...

Earn prizes when you join the new Titan Movement Club

February 17, 2021

Quarantine has done its fair share of damage to both the mental and physical health of almost every individual of every age and background. We’ve endured gym closings, stress-eating, laziness, lack...

Courtesy of Michael J. Cooney | The Roe Park ice rink, which opened mid-January in downtown Oshkosh by the YMCA, is open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.

Roe Park ice rink hosting free movie night

Lexi Langendorf, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 17, 2021

A new ice rink has been introduced at Roe Park in downtown Oshkosh and will host a movie night on Friday, Feb. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. Disney’s Frozen 2 will play on a jumbo blowup screen while visitors...

The Astronomers in the clouds with new single ‘Skywalking’

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief February 10, 2021

The UW Oshkosh pop-music duo, The Astronomers, released their first single of the year, which was met with positive reactions. The Astronomers, composed of UWO juniors Ben Baker and Michael Stensland,...

Heated “river domes” at Fox River Brewing Co. must be reserved in advance. You can reserve them for up to eight people for 90 minutes.

Make Valentine’s Day as special as it can be during COVID-19

Lexi Langendorf, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 10, 2021

Roses are red, violets are blue… 2021 is here, but COVID-19 is too. Last Valentine’s Day, much of America was going out to dinner, seeing the newest movie in theaters, and gathering in groups. Evidently,...

Taste of Oshkosh to be held in person

Lexi Langendorf, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 10, 2021

The Spring Taste of UW Oshkosh will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in Reeve Ballroom 227 and Reeve 221. If you or someone you know is interested in getting more involved on campus, adding some extracurricular...

Send a free Valentine’s Day e-card to St. Jude Children

Lexi Langendorf, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 10, 2021

St. Jude is offering a quick and easy virtual option that allows you to send a free Valentine’s Day e-card to children at the research hospital. Make a child’s day and spread some love this Valentine’s...

Copy chief’s caffeine-addled hands type thanks to family, friends

Copy chief’s caffeine-addled hands type thanks to family, friends

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief December 9, 2020

My college career began in September 2017. I was fresh out of high school and ready for a change. However, I was a commuter. I knew from the get-go that meeting new people and becoming active on campus...

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