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The wacky history of kangaroos in Wisconsin

The wacky history of kangaroos in Wisconsin

Bethanie Gengler, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

Last June, a motorist reported seeing a kangaroo hopping across an Interstate 41 pedestrian bridge in Grand Chute, according to Grand Chute police. The caller reported the sighting just before 7 a.m., but officers were unable to locate the elusive marsupial. The Grand Chute police described the curious...

Studies reveal mental illness increase in students

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

One out of five American adults are dealing with mental illness, including college students, which can sometimes become disastrous for their academic careers, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. A 2012 NAMI report outlined specific mental health issues facing college students, ranging...

From reporter to judge: Barbara Key shares her story

From reporter to judge: Barbara Key shares her story

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

For more than 20 years, Judge Barbara Key has served as one of six Winnebago County Circuit Court judges, but the road to her becoming a judge was full of career changes. Key grew up in Waukesha County and attended UW Madison, graduating with a double major in journalism and political science. After...

Panelists Discuss the 10th Anniversary of Hate Crimes Prevention Act

Megan Behnke, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

The UW Oshkosh Women’s Center, with sponsorship by the Division of Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence, hosted a panel discussion to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act on Oct. 28. Panelist and UWO criminal justice professor...

UWO hosts Culver’s Business Model Competition

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Culver’s Business Model Competition was held Monday Nov. 4 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Sage 1210 in which the three winners of this competition split $50,000 in cash prizes and other prizes. First and second place received a spot in the 2020 Titan Accelerator Program. First place will also be...

String of robberies hits Oshkosh

String of robberies hits Oshkosh

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 5, 2019

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating a string of robberies and attempted robberies that occurred near UW Oshkosh between Oct. 19 and Nov. 2, according to an OPD press release. Both the Oct. 19 1200 block of Kentucky Street robbery at approximately 7:35 p.m. and the most recent attempted...

Mama’s Noodle Bar, a lifelong dream

Mama’s Noodle Bar, a lifelong dream

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 4, 2019

Mama’s Noodle Bar, a family-owned self-serve restaurant offering multiple types of Asian cuisine, is opening next to Jade Dragon on Wisconsin Street. The restaurant had a soft opening on Oct. 24, but its official grand opening is set for Nov. 1. Mama’s Noodle Bar seeks to welcome patrons with...

Lawsuit against UWO extended

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 4, 2019

The university and a John Doe filed a joint motion to extend an ongoing legal battle between the two parties in the Eastern District Court of Wisconsin on Oct. 24. The motion will give Doe and his attorney Peter Culp until Nov. 8 to respond to the university’s motion to dismiss the case. The extension...

Halloween disappearances and homicides

Bethanie Gengler, News Reporter

November 3, 2019

Halloween is a traditional Celtic holiday created to ward off evil spirits. In Wisconsin, Halloween is celebrated by parties, trick-or-treating, pumpkins, apple cider, hayrides and dressing up in costumes. But no matter how wholesome Halloween traditions are in the U.S., evil still exists on Halloween...

Raindrops keep falling on Wisconsin

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, News Reporter

November 3, 2019

Rainfall in Wisconsin is breaking records. In many different northeastern cities, the amount of rain received is among the highest amount many citizens have ever experienced. Precipitation totals have been 150% to 200% above the normal conditions, with many cities climbing up to the top 20 wettest...

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