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Hmong women share stories of surviving genocide

Hmong women share stories of surviving genocide

Megan Behnke, Writer

April 18, 2019

On April 16, UW Oshkosh Quest III students showed presentations and videos of Hmong women's’ stories of their survival strategies in the face of genocide and their building of a new life in the Fox Valley. UWO Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Interim Director and Quest III professor...

Women’s Center intern exposes hidden crime

Women’s Center intern exposes hidden crime

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor

April 18, 2019

Amelia Gonzales, an intern at the UW Oshkosh Women’s Center, presented “Exposing the Hidden Crime of Human Trafficking” on Monday, with goals to raise awareness about human trafficking and to encourage students to spread the message. Gonzales said in 2018 alone, there were 64 reported cases...

LGBTQ+ Ally March storms campus

LGBTQ+ Ally March storms campus

Zack Dion, Writer

April 18, 2019

UW Oshkosh held its 10th Annual LGBTQ+ Ally March Wednesday in the Reeve Union Ballroom. This year marks the addition of the “+” to the end of the title as well as the highest number of sponsors for the event with 52, according to LGBTQ Resource Center director Liz Cannon. To sponsor the March,...

Leavitt welcomed Hagen back to UWO in 2018

Leavitt welcomed Hagen back to UWO in 2018

Christina Basken, News Editor

April 18, 2019

On Feb. 19, 2018, after receiving a final case report, UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt decided to take Willis Hagen, a professor in the department of finance and business law in the College of Business, off administrative leave and welcome him back to his prior duties. “Although the investigators’...

87 UWO employees affected after losing contract with Sodexo

87 UWO employees affected after losing contract with Sodexo

Calvin Skalet, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

There will be a new company in charge of dining services on the UW Oshkosh campuses next fall as UWO and Sodexo will not renew their current contract. Dean of Students Art Munin sent a mass email informing students that beginning July 11, 2019, the campuses of the UW Oshkosh will work with new food...

UWO transfer process to become a smoother transition for students

Joseph Schulz, Regional News Editor

April 18, 2019

"Students transferring to UW Oshkosh from UW-Fox Valley or UW-Fond du Lac will no longer have to apply to UWO. Starting next school year, all three campuses will have a universal course catalog. Director of Admissions Paul Gedlinske said all students from the access campuses have to do to transfer...

Latinx/Hispanos Unidos: a new student organization available to students

Kaitlyn Scoville, Writer

April 18, 2019

Latinx/Hispanos Unidos (LHU) is a new student organization at UW Oshkosh for Latinx and Hispanic students and their allies to bring education and awareness to the campus community. LHU’s motto is “Se fuerte para que nadie te derrote. Se noble para que nadie te humille. Se humilde para que nadie...

Special Olympics returns to UWO

Special Olympics returns to UWO

Kaitlyn Scoville, News Writer

April 11, 2019

UW Oshkosh hosted over 1,200 participants, staff and audience members on April 6 and 7 for the annual Special Olympics state basketball tournament. Out of 220 teams from around the state, 56 were chosen to participate over the weekend. Region 4 Fox athletic director Jody LaPlante said that the...

Paj Ntaub kicks off Asian Heritage Month

Paj Ntaub kicks off Asian Heritage Month

Jessica Bukielski, News Writer

April 11, 2019

Asian Heritage Month is in full swing at UW Oshkosh, highlighting the importance of diversity on campus and educating students about different cultures. There are many events coming up on campus this month, including poet Souvankham Thammavongsa on April 10 at 5 p.m., Sushi Night on April 11 at 6...

UW-Fond du Lac Corks & Forks raises $34,000

UW-Fond du Lac Corks & Forks raises $34,000

Joseph Schulz, Regional Editor

April 11, 2019

The UW-Fond du Lac Foundation raised approximately $48,000 on March 28 at its seventh Corks and Forks fundraising event, featuring creative cuisine to raise money for scholarships. After expenses are paid, the net profit from the night is estimated at $34,000, according to Foundation director Barbara...

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