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OSA to partner with Oshkosh Food Co-op

OSA to partner with Oshkosh Food Co-op

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2020

An upcoming OSA fundraiser and updates on the campus’ response to the COVID-19 coronavirus were the main topics of discussion at the OSA Assembly meeting on Monday, March 9. The Oshkosh Food Co-op is still raising funds to eventually open in what will be the Brio building, which will be located...

UW Oshkosh goes coal free

UW Oshkosh goes coal free

Amber Brockman, News Editor

March 11, 2020

UW Oshkosh will be going coal free and making the switch to natural gas after the last load of coal arrives at UWO on March 12. “This move away from coal is important because it reduces our CO2 emissions, improves air quality and saves our facilities, heating plant and grounds staff time and money,”...

Oshkosh looks to new decade

Oshkosh looks to new decade

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2020

City Manager Mark Rohloff discussed Oshkosh’s achievements over the last year and outlined major projects as the city welcomes a new decade of development at the annual State of the City Address on Monday. Rohloff discussed plans for improvements to infrastructure, areas the city hopes to continue...

UW Oshkosh alum and Axios co-founder interviews Trump Jr.

UW Oshkosh alum and Axios co-founder interviews Trump Jr.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

March 11, 2020

Axios co-founder and UW Oshkosh alumnus Jim VandeHei returned to a spot he frequented in his “younger days” last Friday, but this time he was without his drinking buddies. VandeHei and Donald Trump Jr. sat down for an interview in Oblio’s Lounge in front of a crowd of Republican voters that...

UW Oshkosh Green Fund promotes sustainable student projects

UW Oshkosh Green Fund promotes sustainable student projects

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief

March 11, 2020

Students have until March 20 to submit a proposal to the Green Fund, a student-run organization that promotes sustainable changes to the campus by those who want to help keep UW Oshkosh a green campus. Each year, the Green Fund has $60,000 to spend on student-driven projects to create a more sustainable...

UW Oshkosh Women’s Center not just for females

UW Oshkosh Women’s Center not just for females

Heidi Docter, Reporter

March 11, 2020

While the UW Oshkosh Women’s Center may be hidden inside the Campus Center for Equity and Diversity, the work they do to offer support and resources to students of all genders is a prevalent part of campus culture. The Women’s Center opened its doors in 2004 to address concerns from the UW System...

Wisconsin firearm deaths up 28% from 2014

Wisconsin firearm deaths up 28% from 2014

Amber Brockman, News Editor

March 5, 2020

A backyard cookout in the Westhaven neighborhood of Oshkosh took a surprising and potentially violent turn when a 32-year-old man emerged from his home brandishing a pair of AR-15 assault rifles on Sept. 20, 2019. “You’re not going to leave here alive,” the man, Johnathon Hanley, shouted to...

UW Oshkosh Career Closet offers professional attire

UW Oshkosh Career Closet offers professional attire

Kate Sawyer, Reporter

March 4, 2020

"The Student Success Center recognized that students’ budgets may not leave room for unexpected situations. They created the Career Closet to assist students who might not otherwise have disposable income to update their wardrobes to fit into professional settings. Between tuition payments, rent,...

Labor shortage bad for business

Labor shortage bad for business

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

The unemployment rate in Winnebago County is roughly 3%, but that figure doesn’t tell the whole story as only about 67% of adult residents are participating in the workforce. Only about 91,000 of the roughly 136,000 adults living in the county were part of the labor force as of Dec. 2019, according...

Facts or Fakes’ game show to debunk fake news

Amber Brockman, News Editor

March 4, 2020

In 2016, a North Carolina man traveled to Comet Ping Pong Pizzeria in Northwest Washington, D.C. with a rifle and allegedly fired one or more shots, according to the Washington Post. The man claimed he had come to the restaurant to self-investigate the false conspiracy theory that the then-Democratic...

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