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Smith pleads guilty to federal charge

Sarah Zander

March 19, 2015


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Kyle Smith pleaded guilty to possession of ricin for no justifiable peaceful reason in his home in the city of Oshkosh. Smith was arrested and charged in November for the possession of a deadly substance. Two UW Oshkosh professors initially reported Smith’s suspicious comments to the University...

UWO students discuss Women’s History Month

Jessica Zemlicka

March 19, 2015


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In lieu of Women’s History Month, students discussed the roles of women on college campuses, and how they’ve changed over the years, especially at UW Oshkosh. According to former UWO student Eliza Farrow, there have not been many changes on campus that help women. “A few years ago, the Women’s...

Students to volunteer on ASB trips

Katie Hanson

March 19, 2015


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UW Oshkosh students involved in the Alternative Spring Break program will be going to Guatemala, Honduras, New Orleans or New York City for spring break to volunteer with different organizations in those areas. According to Nicole Bellcorelli, ASB coordinator, the focus of the Guatemala trip is...

OSA and SAC look to solve conflicts together

Mallory Radney

March 19, 2015


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Members of the Oshkosh Student Association and Student Allocations Committee had a recent conflict, they have a very good relationship said Joseph Ferlo, controller of allocations for the SAC. Ferlo said the conflict arose between the SAC and certain individuals of OSA over chair election procedure....

Campus implements new Single-Stream Recycling system

Jessica Zemlicka

March 19, 2015


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The UW Oshkosh Sustainability Office introduced the new Single-Stream Recycling system throughout campus on March 12. According to Sustainability Director Brian Kermath, the new system should be easier for those on campus because more items can be placed in the recycling bins. “[The system] includes...

University considers weapon safety

Sarah Zander

March 18, 2015


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While the presence of weapons on UW Oshkosh grounds seems dangerous to some, Students for Concealed Carry finds it necessary to ensure safety. UW Oshkosh student and president of the organization Jordan Hansen said he believes allowing those with a permit to carry concealed weapons would increase...

Football player charged with homicide

Jake Batterman

March 18, 2015


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In November 2013, UW Oshkosh defensive lineman Dexter Charles took the field to play what would come to be the last game of his collegiate career. The 6-foot-7-inch, 265-pound sophomore ended the day with five tackles and a sack adding to his already impressive stats. Charles only played football...

UWO enrollment causes concerns

Emilie Hedeimann

March 12, 2015


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"Gov. Scott Walker’s budget cuts raised concerns among UW Oshkosh staff regarding University Studies Program cuts and a decreased number of incoming freshmen in the fall semester. According to John Koker, dean of the College of Letters and Science enrollment numbers will remain uncertain until...

SARRT helps students cope

Jessica Johnson

March 12, 2015


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UW Oshkosh’s Student At Risk Response Team is a network of campus resources that work together to promote a student’s health, well-being, academic progress and campus safety. According to Terri Gohmann, assistant dean of students, the SARRT was created at UWO in 2005 when the Counseling Center...

Segregated fees to increase

Katie Biersach

March 12, 2015


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"According to Chase Mitchell, chair of the segregated fee committee, student segregated fees will increase by $50 for the next school year. “What we recommended and was just approved by the chancellor was an increase of $50 per student, which is a 4.93 percent increase,” Mitchell said. “The...

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