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New Beginnings: John and Joann Cross look back after 40 years at UW Oshkosh

New Beginnings: John and Joann Cross look back after 40 years at UW Oshkosh

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 26, 2020

When John and Joann Cross met at a party in 1974, they never imagined that what began as a budding friendship would blossom into a healthy marriage and a four-decade career in academia. Before they retired from UW Oshkosh on Jan. 31, the couple witnessed a transformation on campus as shrinking budgets...

UW System Regent family foundation donates to The Cabinet

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, Reporter

February 26, 2020

UW System Regent Karen Walsh’s family foundation, BerbeeWalsh Foundation, donated $2000 to the recently opened food pantry at UW Oshkosh and plans to donate more. Walsh described the BerbeeWalsh Foundation as “a private family foundation that focuses on human and animal health and welfare.” In...

McNair Scholar alumna combats food insecurity

McNair Scholar alumna combats food insecurity

Amber Brockman, News Editor

February 26, 2020

From outward appearances, Joy Evans, a senior at UW Oshkosh, seems to have it made. She’s a McNair Scholar alumna who is on her way to graduate school, has been recognized as student of the month by the Black Student Union and has repeatedly made the school’s honor roll. But getting to this point...

Event sheds light on Sundown Oshkosh

Megan Behnke, Reporter

February 26, 2020

On Feb. 20, the UW Oshkosh History Department held a presentation for Black History Month, given by history professor Michelle Kuhl. For the past few years, Kuhl has been giving her students the Sundown Town project, which includes having each student trace the history of a black resident of Oshkosh...

OSA gears up for spring elections

OSA gears up for spring elections

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2020

Student government elections Oshkosh Student Assembly office manager Tyler Klaver announced that the deadline for students to run for OSA president and vice president was 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25. At the time of writing, no students besides the ticket of Ian McDonald, the current student body...

Sleep insufficiency may cause harm to college students

Sleep insufficiency may cause harm to college students

Kaitlyn Scoville, Reporter

February 26, 2020

Some college students may take sleeping for granted, but for others, getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night is difficult to achieve due to sleep insufficiency. Through the darkness, though, lies some bright, healthy and enlightening benefits to getting the proper amount of sleep. According...

UW Oshkosh Grounds Maintenance Department struggles with snow removal

UW Oshkosh Grounds Maintenance Department struggles with snow removal

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 26, 2020

Budget cuts at UW Oshkosh have taken a toll on the Grounds Maintenance Department as it’s currently understaffed and using old equipment to remove snow from campus, according to university officials. The department only has nine employees to clear 17 miles of sidewalk and 30 acres of plowable space,...

Automation shifts labor needs in the Fox Valley

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 19, 2020

The high-wage, low-skill factory jobs that have shaped Northeast Wisconsin are being replaced by high-skill, high-wage jobs, but it isn’t clear that either workers or employers are ready for the shift. Local companies currently have 1,500 tech jobs that they cannot fill, according to the Oshkosh...

UW Oshkosh nursing program ranks nationally

Hannah Scott, News Writer

February 19, 2020

UW Oshkosh is a university of many accolades, but perhaps one of its finest is its nursing program. Recently, Nursing Schools Almanac placed UWO on the list of the top 100 public nursing schools in the nation, ranking the Titans No. 54. Over 3,000 schools were included in the study, but only 6%...

Public Relations campaign promotes 2020 census in Oshkosh

Lydia Westedt, News Writer

February 19, 2020

From the presidential election to the Tokyo Summer Olympics, 2020 is slated to be an exciting year. The 2020 census gives the community one more thing to look forward to. For communities like Oshkosh, the census is more than just a head count for the government. This year, people in Oshkosh will be...

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