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Protests continue to erupt in Hong Kong

Cody Barnes, News Reporter

November 20, 2019

Hong Kong, a nation off the coast of China, was leased to Great Britain by the Chinese Qing dynasty in 1898 following the Second Opium War. That lease ended in 1997 after Hong Kong obtained guarantees to preserve its systems, freedoms and way of life for at least 50 years. The yellow umbrella revolution...

“I think it’s policy makers who are failing”

“I think it’s policy makers who are failing”

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 19, 2019

The United Faculty and Staff of Oshkosh partnered with UW Oshkosh College Democrats to host a Town Hall with state representatives Gordon Hintz (D–Oshkosh) and Katrina Shankland (D–Stevens Point). Shankland has proposed a six-part “Reaching Higher for Higher Education” legislative bill package...

‘Schmidt Don’t Quit’ scholarship ride a success

‘Schmidt Don’t Quit’ scholarship ride a success

Cody Barnes, Writer

November 16, 2019

UWO kinesiology department head Dan Schmidt held the first annual “Schmidt Don’t Quit” ride to raise money for a scholarship fund devoted to kinesiology students this September. Schmidt has been riding his bike just about every day since 1988. Schmidt’s love of cycling stemmed from being...

What’s the state of the First Amendment?

What’s the state of the First Amendment?

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

Each year the Freedom Forum Institute, in conjunction with the Newseum, conducts an annual survey to gauge American attitudes toward the First Amendment; this year’s results exhibited a mix of positive and negative trends. While more Americans can recall at least one freedom guaranteed by the First...

Student death remains mystery after 56 years

Student death remains mystery after 56 years

Bethanie Gengler, News Reporter

November 13, 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...

Student fires back in lawsuit

November 13, 2019

In an ongoing legal dispute between a John Doe and UW Oshkosh over the constitutionality of a Title IX sexual assault investigation, Doe’s lawyer, Peter Culp, has filed a response to the university’s motion to dismiss the case. Culp’s Nov. 8 filing responded to arguments made in the university’s...

SIRT discusses sustainable preservation of Fox River

Sophia Voight, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

The Sustainability Institute for Regional Transformations at UW Oshkosh held a “Fox River in Your Life” presentation and hands-on learning experience on Nov. 6 to hear from regional experts and discuss the Fox River watershed from perspectives of water quality, ecology and culture. Held in the...

UWO alumna receives Fulbright scholarship

UWO alumna receives Fulbright scholarship

Megan Behnke, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

Last June, 2013 UWO graduate Alaina Landi received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Colombia in Teaching from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Landi said the Fulbright scholarship is a program that gives U.S. citizens the opportunity to...

UWO considers restructuring colleges

UWO considers restructuring colleges

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 13, 2019

The University is considering plans to restructure its current four-college system, which could change the names of colleges and schools, and move departments and programs to colleges that are closer aligned to each other.   Under one of the proposals, degrees and programs currently located in the College of Letters and Science would be moved to a new college with a dif...

Voyager mission comes to UWO-FC

Voyager mission comes to UWO-FC

Lydia Westedt, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

On Nov. 5, astrophysicist and co-investigator for Voyager 1 and 2 and other NASA space missions, Dr. Frances Bagenal, made an appearance at the UW Oshkosh-Fox Cities campus to introduce the PBS movie “The Farthest: Voyager in Space.” The movie, now available on Netflix, was released for the 40th...

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