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Task force releases newest rules for coming back to UWO in fall

Task force releases newest rules for coming back to UWO in fall

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief and Writer

August 6, 2020

UW Oshkosh Police Chief and Recovery Task Force Implementation Team Leader Kurt Leibold released an email today outlining and emphasizing the group’s newest rules and enforcements for coming back to campus in fall. One of the largest updates, a reversal from the initial plan released in early June,...

UWO COVID-19 impact survey: Majority of business and personal travel grounded for rest of 2020

UWO COVID-19 impact survey: Majority of business and personal travel grounded for rest of 2020

August 4, 2020

Businesses responding to the fourth statewide University of Wisconsin Oshkosh COVID-19 economic impact survey showed gains, rather than losses, on several key indicators but expressed extreme caution in their business and personal travel plans. “Among top-line impacts, the July survey showed significant...

Evers declares public health emergency, requires masks statewide

Gov. Tony Evers at a DHS Media Briefing.

July 30, 2020

Today Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions. The order takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 1, and expires Sept. 28, or by a subsequent superseding order. In...

WIAC cancels majority of fall sports

Hannah Preissner / Advance-Titan — The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the majority of fall sports this year will be canceled, including football.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

July 27, 2020

UW Oshkosh athletics fans will have to wait awhile before watching the Titans return to action, as the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the majority of fall sports this year will be canceled. Conference seasons and championships in football, women’s soccer, women’s vo...

Residents urge county board to vote down health officer amendment

Residents urge county board to vote down health officer amendment

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor and Writer

July 23, 2020

Dissent for the proposed Winnebago County Health Ordinance was met with cheers from the crowd as residents voiced their concerns over further COVID-19 restrictions at the County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday evening. “The intersection of government and health care policy is a dangerous proposition...

To fly or not? Caution is always best

Kaitlyn Scoville / The Advance-Titan — Signs in airports remind travelers to social distance.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief and Writer

July 23, 2020

From July 18 to 22, my father and I decided to brace the rising national COVID cases to visit my sibling in California, whom we haven't seen in about six months. Our flight out on July 18 consisted of one layover in Chicago, and my sibling would then pick us up in San Jose. The flight home on July...

UWO suspends sports on Fond du Lac and Fox Cities campuses amid COVID-19 pandemic

Falcons No. 10 Camryn Garriety and No. 21 Cassidy Williams defend offensive possession.

July 14, 2020

UW Oshkosh and four other UW System institutions – UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Platteville – have temporarily suspended collegiate athletics at their access campuses for the 2020-21 academic year. The one-year pause in sports reflects the additional challenges of facility...

Students excited to return to on-site classes

UW Oshkosh Photo — Computer labs and classrooms will look a lot different when students return to campus in the fall.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief and Writer

July 13, 2020

Some UW Oshkosh students have responded optimistically to an email announcement on July 9 from University Police Chief and Recovery Task Force spokesman Kurt Leibold that provided more details on in-person classes returning in fall. “About 2,00 faculty, staff and students across our three campuses...

1,271 masks and counting: UWO senior keeps sewing during pandemic

Kaiitlyn Scoville / The Advance-Titan — UW Oshkosh student Amanda Hollander shows off just some of the masks she and her mother have made.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief and Writer

July 10, 2020

One UW Oshkosh student and her mother have worked since classes went online to make 1,271 masks for their community and other students. Amanda Hollander, a senior graphic design major from Rosendale, Wisconsin, has worked tirelessly to provide elastic and fleece masks for her community and peers....

Oshkosh Public Library to resume curbside pickup June 22

Oshkosh Public Library to resume curbside pickup June 22

June 19, 2020

The Oshkosh Public Library will again offer curbside pickup of library materials starting June 22. Service was suspended on June 10 after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The affected staff member has recovered, and no additional cases have been reported, the OPL reported. Here’s the latest information: Returns - Drop boxes on Mount Vernon Street open on June 22. Holds – Place holds online or call 236-5205 or 236-5208. The library will begin filling holds on Oshkosh Public Library materials on June 22. Holds from other Winnefox libraries will be filled beginning the week of June 29. Appointments – The library will call you to schedule a pickup time. If your appointment was cancelled when service was suspended,...

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