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Business professor gains U.S. Citizenship

Business professor gains U.S. Citizenship

Rachel Ryan, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

The path to citizenship for a UW Oshkosh business professor began while he was in high school, but it was a winding and decades-long journey for Jakob Iversen, who finally became a U.S. citizen on Oct. 24. The current UWO associate dean for the College of Business and information systems professor...

Black Maria Film Festival at Prairie Theater

Emma Klein, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

Independent filmmakers from around the world brought themes of homelessness, animal ethics, leave and Native American history to UWO - Fond du Lac screens at this year’s Black Maria Film Festival. The festival focuses on short films including narrative, experimental, animation and documentary, showing...

UWO Go cuts transportation costs by $20,000

Lydia Westedt, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

A free transportation system launched on Nov. 1, giving students an easy option for quick and safe nighttime travel. UWO Go, a service found on the UWO Mobile app, gives free rides to students from 4 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 4 p.m. to Midnight on Sundays and Mondays. This...

Police arrest 4 teens for successful and attempted robberies by way of Tinder

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

Four teenagers were arrested Thursday in connection with a string of successful and attempted robberies that occurred near UW Oshkosh between Oct. 19 and Nov. 2, according to an Oshkosh Police Department press release. Two perpetrators were 16 years old, one was 15 years old and another was 14 years...

Historic architect honored

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

An Oshkosh man is being celebrated for his work in architecture 125 years after his design plans were finalized. William Waters designed buildings throughout Wisconsin that are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. He designed the Oviatt House at UW Oshkosh, homes on the Algoma...

Axios co-founder talks career milestones, thanks his midwestern and UWO roots

Axios co-founder talks career milestones, thanks his midwestern and UWO roots

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

It’s not that the co-founder of Axios has a disapproval for all other media outlets, it’s that he wants to have a commanding position over them. And no matter how far into the annals of the Nation’s Capital UW Oshkosh alumnus James “Jim” VandeHei buries himself, there will always be very...

Twelve tribes represented at annual powwow

Lydia Westedt, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

For the second year in a row, UW Oshkosh hosted the Wisconsin Powwow Hall of Fame, which took place on Nov. 3 in Albee Hall. Nearly 1,000 people were in attendance, according to American Indian Student Services Coordinator Dennis Zack. According to Zack, the powwow had representation this year...

Administration working to combat falling enrollment

Emma Klein, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh enrollment has decreased this semester, but the university is improving the systems used to help retain more students, according to Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management Aggie Hanni. Multiple factors have led to the decrease in enrollment from decreased...

Turo to offer affordable car sharing

Sophia Voight, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

Students looking to borrow a car or willing to lend theirs out for some extra money can turn to Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing service. Turo is a platform where car owners and people who need to use a car can work out arrangements to share their vehicle. Those looking to rent out their vehicle...

UW Oshkosh ranks No. 8 best online college in Wisconsin

Megan Behnke, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

In a new ranking for 2020 Best Online Colleges in Wisconsin by SR Education Group, UWO has been listed as the eighth best online college in the state. SR Education Group Marketing Manager Oliver Li said the group is an education research publisher that has been publishing rankings of online colleges...

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