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Oshkosh, Neenah areas see huge COVID-19 case surge

April Lee / The Advance-Titan — Masks are mandated inside all UWO  buildings to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
September 30, 2020

The Oshkosh-Neenah area is experiencing the second-fastest COVID-19 case surge in the nation, according to the New York Times, with 1,424 active cases in Winnebago County as of Tuesday. In addition,...

UW Oshkosh employees take furlough to offset pandemic financial hit

UW Oshkosh employees take furlough to offset pandemic financial hit
September 30, 2020

If you’re attending classes at UW Oshkosh this semester, then you’ve probably heard professors mention spending time on “furlough.” But what does that mean? Essentially, faculty members are...

Winnebago County regains jobs lost in pandemic, skills shortage threatens recovery

Winnebago County regains jobs lost in pandemic, skills shortage threatens recovery
September 30, 2020

After exceeding Great Recession levels back in April, the unemployment rate in Winnebago County has normalized, even as issues that plagued the economy before the pandemic have been amplified in its wake. The...

As COVID cases rise, administration pleas with students to avoid close contact

Carter Uslabar / The Advance-Titan
September 23, 2020

Chancellor Andrew Leavitt and other members of the UW Oshkosh administration answered student and parent concerns related to COVID-19 protocols on campus in a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday. “There...

COVID adds variables to fantasy football

Cory Sparks / The Advance-Titan
September 23, 2020

Fantasy football has always been an interesting entity. This year, however, fantasy football owners have even more variables to consider due to the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the league. With...

Six people you might see in your online classes

September 23, 2020

The Online Overachiever By the time the professor is done asking their question, this person has already had the “raise hand” button selected for 45 seconds. With an insatiable desire to prove their...

A Collaborate(ive) effort toward Bi/Pan/Poly acceptance

September 23, 2020

COVID-19 doesn’t stop the UW Oshkosh BiPanPoly Group from gathering and discussing LGBTQ+ activism in 2020, and last week’s BiPanPoly online event was made special by a visit from Victor Raymond. Raymond,...

OSA assembly to not pass legislation fall semester

September 23, 2020

The UW Oshkosh Student Association assembly discussed why it will not vote on legislation and more university COVID concerns in their first meeting of the semester. “Going into this new semester,...

COVID spread is ‘significant, uncontrolled’ in Winnebago County

UWO Flickr — Students wearing masks to and from classes is now a common sight on the UW Oshkosh campus.
Chancellor: Students need to 'think critically' about decisions they make this weekend
September 18, 2020

UW Oshkosh reached a 24% student positivity rate as Winnebago County reached a record number of 149 positive cases on Thursday in what the Winnebago County Health Department is calling a “significant...

Chancellor town hall addresses COVID, enrollment concerns

Screenshot from Chancellor Leavitt's town hall
September 16, 2020

A week after classes began, UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt held a town hall Wednesday morning to update staff, faculty and others about the university’s coronavirus situation and more. “So...

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