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CBD products are offered to help, not to cure

CBD products are offered to help, not to cure

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 25, 2019

Those looking for a wholesome alternative to their pharmaceutical pain relievers are finding a natural fit in cannabidiol. CBD is the active chemical in medical marijuana that helps reduce symptoms like depression and anxiety, according to WebMD. Some CBD retailers claim their products improve people’s...

Spring crawl has usual problems, profits

Spring crawl has usual problems, profits

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 18, 2019

UW Oshkosh students, friends and family members filled the streets and bars of Oshkosh last Saturday celebrating the second Pub Crawl of the school year. Pub Crawl is an event that happens twice each school year, once in the fall semester and once in the spring semester. It’s a tradition going...

Goodbye to The Puppy Palace

Goodbye to The Puppy Palace

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 11, 2019

Picture yourself having the time of your life dancing, laughing and making new friends at a punk rock, DIY show with 50 to 100 like-minded people who all join together for the night around one idea to have fun. That’s the picture that has been painted month after month since 2017 at The Puppy Palace,...

Gearing up for ‘Game of Thrones’ with a radio/television/film major

Gearing up for ‘Game of Thrones’ with a radio/television/film major

Campus Connections Editor

April 11, 2019

The time has come for UWO students to dress like vikings, cozy up on Sunday nights and watch mayhem unfold with season eight of “Game of Thrones.” Written by the George R. R. Martin and adapted for television by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the show has drawn a steady audience since 2011 and...

Airpod users know the wave

Airpod users know the wave

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 4, 2019

Apple continued to walk their way through the world of wireless tech on March 20 with the release of their second-generation AirPod headphones, and UW Oshkosh students took notice. Sophomore Nik Klessig said he wears his AirPods daily and said they’ve made his life as a student more convenient...

Introducing Midwest Jake, a moody rapper

Introducing Midwest Jake, a moody rapper

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 4, 2019

Two weeks ago, before spring break, UWO senior Jake Laforest (Midwest Jake) was studying at a desktop computer in Polk Library dressed in black jeans and a buttoned shirt, listening to music and staring continuously with long blond hair falling out of the back of his hat. Two weeks later, and after...

Trivia night rewards in the Underground

Trivia night rewards in the Underground

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 21, 2019

Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau partnered with a 400-level Public Relations class on Monday night to promote off-campus activities in Oshkosh to UWO students. The campaigns class and the nonprofit OCVB hosted the event in the Titan Underground where trivia games were played and raffle prizes...

Regional bands rise in Titan Underground

Regional bands rise in Titan Underground

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 21, 2019

"Five of the region’s top rock bands gathered in the Titan Underground on March 14 to play Wisco! The Music Fest! hosted by Reeve Union Board. Subgenres included indie, alternative and emo rock. No judges were present, but prizes were awarded, and pie was offered as March 14 is National Pie Day...

Students answer topical question

Students answer topical question

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 21, 2019

In cities throughout the world, high school and middle school age students are skipping classes on Fridays to make a statement about climate change and tagging it on social media as #FridaysForFuture. The movement is led by a 16-year-old Swedish political activist named Greta Thunberg who tweeted...

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