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Winnebago County Board of Supervisors postpones vote on health ordinance

Winnebago County Board of Supervisors postpones vote on health ordinance

Sophia Voight, Asst. News Editor

October 21, 2020

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors postponed its vote on an ordinance to give the county health officer power to enforce orders to prevent the spread of communicable diseases on Tuesday, after numerous board members claimed they did not receive copies of an amended proposal to the ordinance. During...

What happens if a presidential candidate dies prior to election?

What happens if a presidential candidate dies prior to election?

Andrew Hansen, News Writer

October 21, 2020

What happens if a presidential candidate is unable to serve, through illness or death, prior to an election? In a normal election year, this question wouldn’t be on the mind of any average citizen.  This year, however, it seems to be a considerable possibility. Both candidates are over the age...

UWO Chancellor Leavitt discusses leading a lab, COVID and furloughs

Carter Uslaber / The Advance-Titan — Chancellor Andrew Leavitt in his chemistry 105 class.

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2020

“I’m not a PC user, you’ll have to forgive me,” Chancellor — or rather, Dr. Andrew Leavitt told his chemistry 105 lab section Monday afternoon, as he swiveled around and pulled up a graphic of the color spectrum. It’s not the most common sight on a college campus — an administrator leading...

Supplemental reasons to wear a mask

Supplemental reasons to wear a mask

Owen Peterson, Opinion Writer

October 21, 2020

At this point, we should all be accustomed to having to wear a mask just about everywhere we go, and it doesn’t seem like this is a reality that will be changing anytime soon. Since it seems like we will be stuck wearing masks for quite some time, I think it is time to look at some of the unappreciated...

Why stay on campus?

UWO’s Green Fund has approximately $40,000 to spend on student-driven projects to create a more sustainable campus.

Sami Christiansen, News Writer

October 21, 2020

With spring semester registration opening this week, many students are, for the first time, presented with the opportunity to register for a full load of online classes entirely by choice. As classes have adapted to supposedly provide equal instruction and opportunity for both online and in-person...

Judge rules Gov. Evers’ bar, restaurant capacity order back in place

Sophia Voight, Co-News Editor

October 21, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide restriction on public gatherings to 25% of a building’s capacity is back in place following a northern Wisconsin judge’s ruling Monday. Barron County Circuit Court Judge James Babler ruled against the Tavern League of Wisconsin and lifted the temporary restraining...

Major sports stadiums used as polling stations

Courtesy of the Green Bay Packers

Cory Sparks, Sports Editor

October 21, 2020

Voting season has arrived, and this time it is under very unusual circumstances. Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases — more than 8.1 million cases nationwide as of Monday, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — many people are opting to cast their votes by sending in an absentee,...

OSA creates safety precautions for student org events

OSA creates safety precautions for student org events

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

October 14, 2020

Student org recognition The deadline for student organizations at UWO to gain re-recognition from the Oshkosh Student Association (OSA) is today. Organizations must complete the necessary re-recognition training on Canvas, focused on five separate modules. Organizations must complete training f...

Life as a remote student during a pandemic

Sara Fleming, News Writer

October 14, 2020

Every day starts just like the day before: my alarm wakes me up at 8 a.m. It’s time for me to get ready for a day of college classes, but something is very different. The room I’m waking up in is not a dorm room — it is my bedroom in Appleton. The classes I’m getting ready for are not on campus,...

Suggestions for Gruenhagen quarantine

Students who have come within “close contact” of a person with COVID-19 are provided with the option of doing their mandatory 14-
day quarantine in Gruenhagen Conference Center.

Advance-Titan staff

October 14, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak forced UW Oshkosh to make tough choices, and given the decline of testing numbers reported in the previous weeks, the university appears to be making good choices. Spread and contact has been limited thanks to testing and quarantine measures put in place. Despite the progress...

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