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Oshkosh Police Department investigating vandalism at Leon’s

Oshkosh Police Department investigating vandalism at Leon's

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

June 13, 2020

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating vandalism at Leon's Frozen Custard on Jackson Street after "BLM" was spray painted on the side of the building Wednesday night. According to OPD Lt. Andrew Lecker, police are still investigating the incident and have no suspects at this time. “We...

Johnsen withdraws candidacy for UW System president

University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen presents the State of the University Address on Feb. 28, 2020. He is a finalist to replace retiring UW System President Ray Cross.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief

June 11, 2020

The search for a new UW System President came to a halt after sole finalist Jim Johnsen withdrew from his candidacy Friday, just one day after the United Faculty and Staff of Oshkosh came out in opposition to his running. In a University of Alaska System news release, Johnsen stated he appreciated t...

New York Times warns Oshkosh could see large COVID-19 outbreak

New York Times warns Oshkosh could see large COVID-19 outbreak

June 11, 2020

An article in Wednesday’s New York Times identified the Oshkosh-Neenah area as 6th highest metropolitan area in the nation in terms of the rate at which COVID-19 cases are rising. To identify areas that could flare up next, The Times looked at not only the number of cases but how fast they are ...

UW Oshkosh outlines plan for reopening campus this fall

UW Oshkosh Flickr — Students moved out of their residence halls on March 23 after the campus was closed due to the coronavirus. Any remaining students from dorms are now housed in Gruenhagen Hall.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

June 11, 2020

UW Oshkosh released the Titans Return for Fall 2020 plan on Thursday, outlining health and safety measures the university will take to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when it reopens its three campuses in the fall. “University learning, living and teaching are not going to look the same as they di...

Oshkosh library suspends curbside service after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Oshkosh library suspends curbside service after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

June 10, 2020

The Oshkosh Public Library temporarily suspended curbside pickup of library materials today after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. All staff who had contact with the employee are being quarantined for 14 days, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because the...

UW Oshkosh responds to George Floyd death, UW System continues to struggle with bigotry

UW Oshkosh responds to George Floyd death, UW System continues to struggle with bigotry

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

June 6, 2020

As protests erupt across the country demanding an end to systemic racism, the UW Oshkosh Police Department and campus administration are taking steps to address the issue. In response to the May 25 killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, which triggered a national movement cal...

20-29 year old population see largest jump in Winnebago County COVID-19 cases

20-29 year old population see largest jump in Winnebago County COVID-19 cases

June 5, 2020

The Health Department reported 301 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Winnebago County today, which is up 200 since May 17. “We have tripled our cases in three short weeks,” the Health Department wrote on their Facebook page. The Health Department noted they are seeing the largest jump in t...

Black Lives Matter protest in Appleton ends peacefully

Ross embraces a protester overwhelmed with emotion.

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

May 31, 2020

A crowd gathered downtown Appleton Saturday, May 30 to protest the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd died after a police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. His death was filmed by a bystander, and the video spread quickly, causing outrage throughout the country and world. In the wake of Floyd's death, protests and riots...

Former UW Oshkosh basketball standout charged with theft

Former UW Oshkosh basketball standout charged with theft

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

May 28, 2020

One year and two days after being crowned a national champion, former UW Oshkosh men’s basketball player Connor Duax was charged with two counts of theft for stealing and reselling merchandise from the university bookstore. In May and December 2019, Duax allegedly stole books from University ...

Online teaching is a learning experience for Wisconsin high school teachers

Oshkosh West High School art teacher Elisabeth Brydon says it is a challenge to reach students who are struggling with the virtual format.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor and Reporter

May 28, 2020

As the threat of COVID-19 still lingers throughout the country, high school teachers throughout the state of Wisconsin have been forced to adjust to online instruction to finish out the school year successfully. “I'd say the biggest challenge has been the lack of connecting with students,” said...

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