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Technology infiltrates the classroom

Samuel Burke, Reporter

December 4, 2019

What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “classroom?” For many, it’s inside a slightly worn-down building with hard linoleum floors that echo throughout the entire school. It may smell like crayons, markers and Play-Doh, and throughout the room are scattered desks and chairs....

Incident at Oshkosh West High School injures 2, student charged with attempted homicide

Cody Barnes, Writer

December 3, 2019

An Oshkosh West High School student is being housed in the Winnebago County Jail after being arrested by Special Agents of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, for attempted first degree intentional homicide stemming from an incident at Oshkosh West High School on...

Gun debate heats up

Gun debate heats up

Amber Brockman, Editor

November 21, 2019

"The conversation about gun violence in America has reignited after a 16-year-old gunman in California killed two classmates before taking his own life last Thursday at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, and three people were killed outside of a Walmart in Oklahoma on Monday. In Wisconsin, Gov....

A family never forgets

A family never forgets

Bethanie Gengler, Editor

November 21, 2019

This series includes interviews with the late Stephen Kappell’s best friend, sisters and the Oshkosh Police Department. The case files and evidence were unable to be located or were destroyed by authorities. Numerous news articles as well as autopsy and crime lab reports were examined to gather information. On...

Barista bellyaches: The difficulties of being a barista

Barista bellyaches: The difficulties of being a barista

Rachel Ryan, News Reporter

November 21, 2019

America is obsessed with coffee. Everyone has that one favorite drink they just have to have, ranging from an Americano to a salted caramel latte. Cafés like Starbucks continually draw people in with their popular seasonal drinks like the pumpkin spice latte or the peppermint mocha. Between July...

IT conference explores ethical dilemmas

IT conference explores ethical dilemmas

Joseph Schulz, Managing editor

November 21, 2019

To avoid a dystopian future, tech companies need to close the gap between innovation and consideration because technology advances much faster than the government can regulate, tech ethicist David Ryan Polgar said at the Amplify Oshkosh Ethical IT Conference. The conference, held in the Culver Family...

WRST-FM Oshkosh earns national honors

WRST-FM Oshkosh earns national honors

Lydia Westedt, Editor

November 21, 2019

WRST-FM Oshkosh, the student-run radio station at UW Oshkosh, recently won its 10th College Broadcasters, Inc. award and its ninth College Media Association award for outstanding student submissions. Two student-run podcasts, “The Sports Page,” hosted by Nick Bode and Hunter Vaughn and “Script...

Jessica King looks to take the 6th congressional district

Jessica King looks to take the 6th congressional district

Joe Schultz, Managing editor

November 21, 2019

Democrat Jessica King kicked off her bid to challenge Republican incumbent Glenn Grothman in the 6th congressional district with the message that she’s a problem solver who will fight for the working class. As she addressed a crowd of supporters, including Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris...

Faculty members honored for service

Megan Behnke, News Reporter

November 20, 2019

Two UWO faculty members, Morgan Bailey and Catherine Schmitt, were chosen as the 2019 Veterans of the Game for their careers in the Armed Forces. They were celebrated during the home Titans football game against UW-River Falls as part of veterans appreciation activities on Nov. 9. UWO Veterans...

UWO joins effort to fight world hunger

Sophia Voight, News Reporter

November 20, 2019

UW Oshkosh joined the international project to fight world hunger with the Empty Bowls event held on Nov. 15 in Titan Underground, raising $915 for the Day by Day Warming Shelter in Oshkosh in just two hours. Empty Bowls is a grassroots movement with chapters all around the world that brings together...

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