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Sue’s Blues

Allison Prusha

September 23, 2015


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It’s the first day of school for Sue, now officially a junior at the University, and everything is already going wrong. Only one hour has passed. She stayed up past 2 a.m. to order textbooks she had told herself to order for the past two weeks, but left till the last minute, 6:30 a.m. came way too...

Future Sight

Tyler Cox

September 23, 2015


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A wisp of dark clouds pecked through the clear blue sky. Giana knew that it was going to rain tonight. Most of the time, she only received short, dreamlike images she could never truly make out, but she always knew when it would rain. She stepped into the nearest alleyway as soon as she heard the heavy...

Musical Prodigy visits UW Oshkosh

Kellie Wambold

September 16, 2015


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Twelve-year-old jazz pianist Joey Alexander and the Joey Alexander Trio kicked off the UW Oshkosh music department’s 48th season of the Chamber Art Series on Sept. 12. Students for Music arranges the Chamber Art Series, and its secretary Katie Warren said each show will have something unique about...

OSA President Schettle is a voice for students

Brenna McDermot

September 16, 2015


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In fall 2013, Oshkosh Student Association Vice President Graham Sparks was a first-time OSA senator and was preparing to drive four hours to UW-River Falls with then OSA Vice President and current President Jordan Schettle for a UW System Student Representatives meeting. Initially intimidated b...

Faith motivates choir director’s work, music, life

Brenna McDermot

May 6, 2015


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Amidst the clamor of 40 students greeting each other, conversing and joking, one would barely notice 36-year-old Eric William Barnum enter the UW Oshkosh chamber choir’s rehearsal. His presence is gentle and sturdy as he waits at the piano, scores placed in front of him, for the students to stop talking...

Dramatic Readings highlights voices in LGBTQ community

Chelsea Phillips

May 6, 2015


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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Resource Center held its annual dramatic reading in Reeve Memorial Union Theater to put a voice to the queer community on April 30, at 7 p.m. “I was very pleased with our dramatic readings this year,” Liz Cannon, director of the LGBTQ Center, said. “It’s...

ByeGosh Fest closes out school year

Abby Vandermolen

May 6, 2015


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ByeGosh Fest is taking place Thursday, May 7 in Kolf Lot 13. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. ByeGosh Fest will feature live music and activities to celebrate the end of the semester. The A-T got in touch with Jessy Fedie, junior at UWO and Concerts and Comedy Chairwoman of Reeve Memorial Union Board, and...

Percussion ensemble joined by world-renowned artists

Amanda Kinnunen

May 6, 2015


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Attendees of the UW Oshkosh percussion ensemble performance witnessed a once-in-a-lifetime show May 5 in the Arts and Communications Center Music Hall, according to the music department. The performance featured students in the percussion ensemble along with Grammy-winning musician Haruna Walusimbi and...

Music professor retires after 41 years

April 29, 2015


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Walter “Wally” Messner will be retiring from UW Oshkosh’s music department in July after teaching for 41 years. Messner earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education at UWO and helped to start the first music recording program in the state in 1974. Messner grew up on a farm in Wisconsin,...

“920’s Most Wanted” highlights future career

Abby Vandermolen

April 22, 2015


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Shaylan Williams, 22, better known as Bentley Williams, is a native of Missouri who moved up to Green Bay, Wisconsin when he was in fourth grade. He is an up-and-coming hip-hop artist and last year opened for both Big Sean and Curren$y during two separate occasions at the Rave in Milwaukee. Williams...

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