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Tammy Baldwin helps reduce student debt relief scams

Tammy Baldwin helps reduce student debt relief scams

Amber Brockman, News Writer

April 25, 2019

U.S. Senators introduced the bipartisan Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act, legislation that would enhance efforts to identify and shut down student debt relief scams. The press release was delivered by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Mike Braun, Jeanne Shaheen and Deb Fischer on April 11. “Far...

Ending the backlog of sexual assault kits

Ending the backlog of sexual assault kits

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019

According to an April 12 press release by the Wisconsin Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced new data that detailed progress in ending the backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Wisconsin through the funding of a federal grant. According to the press release, “Of...

ONE Campaign shares agenda to end extreme poverty

ONE Campaign shares agenda to end extreme poverty

Zack Dion, News Writer

April 25, 2019

In celebration of Social Justice Week, the ONE Campaign held a training session last Thursday at UW Oshkosh, sharing its 2019 agenda to end extreme poverty and encouraging students to contact lawmakers. ONE is a global campaigning and advocacy organization co-founded by Bono of U2 in 2004, which works...

35 consecutive years of winning

35 consecutive years of winning

Megan Behnke, News Writer

April 25, 2019

At the National Model United Nations competition in New York from April 14-18, the UW Oshkosh Model UN team competed and won for their 35th consecutive year. Model UN President and UWO Senior Matt Clowney said MUN allows students to represent a country in the setting of the United Nations. “Students...

A’viands says ‘employees will be in good hands’

A’viands says ‘employees will be in good hands’

Christina Basken, News Editor

April 25, 2019

Beginning July 11, 2019, UW Oshkosh campuses will welcome a new dining services provider, A’viands, and say goodbye to Sodexo. Sodexo has been UWO’s dining services provider since 2001. A’viands corporate communications director Debbie Albert said students can expect their voices to be...

UW-FDL shows support for SAAM with denim

UW-FDL shows support for SAAM with denim

Joseph Schulz, Regional Editor

April 25, 2019

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is in full swing at UW-Fond du Lac. On Monday, assistant director of health promotion at UW Oshkosh Juliana Kahrs gave a speech about the definition of consent. Monday through Wednesday, students wrote experiences and supportive messages on cut-out paper jeans, and Wednesday,...

Training on campus provides insight for active threats

Training on campus provides insight for active threats

Joseph Schulz, Regional Editor

April 25, 2019

UW Oshkosh held active threat information sessions in Reeve Union 209 on April 12 and 22, where University Police Capt. Chris Tarmann and geology professor Joseph Peterson outlined how to intervene before someone creates an active threat and how to respond during an active shooter situation. College...

Q&A with Dan and Colleen on the 2019 Innovation Challenge

Amber Brockman, News Writer

April 25, 2019

Dan Brosman UWO Director of Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Q. What is the Innovation Challenge? A. A 24-hour event in which students, representing all disciplines on campus, will come together to tackle a challenge and improve the lives of the aging community. The event is in...

Student journalism policy to change in high schools

Christina Basken, News Editor

April 25, 2019

The Oshkosh Area School Board is reviewing its policy on school-sponsored publications after the Oshkosh North High School newspaper posted an article on its website regarding an assistant principal who suddenly disappeared without any word. The Policy and Governance Committee met last Thursday to...

SAFER combats sexual violence after re-evaluation of CASA

Kaitlyn Scoville, News Writer

April 25, 2019

Last Monday, Students Active For Ending Rape issued a press release applauding the United States Congress for re-evaluating the Campus Accountability and Safety Act. SAFER is a nonprofit national organization that focuses on raising awareness and bringing justice to interpersonal violence on college...

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