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Blood drive to come to UWO

September 17, 2015


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UW Oshkosh students can help save lives on Sept. 22 at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center by donating blood at the American Red Cross Blood Drive According to the American Red Cross website, every two seconds a person in the United States needs blood. “The blood type most often requested by...

App sheds BlueLight on safety

Jessica Zemlicka

September 17, 2015


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BlueLight is a new safety app, providing additional safety measures for students both on and off campus. According to a press release from BlueLight, the app will share a student’s location in real time. The app will also alert a student’s preregistered contacts when the student has safely reached...

Search for new chief begins, interim steps in

Haley Walters

September 17, 2015


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A national search for a Chief of University Police began on Tuesday to replace former Chief Joseph LeMire who accepted a position as UW-Milwaukee’s Chief of Police over the summer. According to Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Petra Roter, the incoming chief will inherit a position that has overseen...

College of Business Dean steps down

Jessica Johnson

September 9, 2015


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UW Oshkosh College of Business Dean William Tallon stepped down from his position after five years, but will continue at UWO as a member of the department of management and human resources. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said he is grateful to Bill Tallon for his service as dean of the College of Business....

Former UWO student sentenced in ricin case

Katie Knox

September 9, 2015


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Former University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student Kyle Smith was sentenced in late June to 40 months in prison for possessing ricin. The twenty-one-year-old pleaded guilty in March after two UWO professors came forward, concerned about questions he was asking regarding the deadly poison. In November 20...

Blackhawk brings alternative dining options to campus

Hilary Shandonay

September 9, 2015


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UW Oshkosh has started serving freshly grown lettuce at Blackhawk’s Tower Gardens, according to Assistant Director of Dining Services Marty Strand. “These are aeroponic growing systems,” Strand said. “Water with the appropriate nutrients and minerals for strong growth of vegetables is rained down o...

Legislatures reject proposal for UW public authority model

Emilie Hedeimann

May 6, 2015


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Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal for the UW system to be a public authority was rejected on Tuesday by the Legislature. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt declined comment on the matter and directed all inquiries to the Vice Chancellor for Integrated Marking and Communications Jamie Ceman. According to Ceman,...

Students walk to prevent sexual assault on campus

Jessica Johnson

May 6, 2015


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UW Oshkosh held its third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event where students, faculty and members of the community gathered to raise awareness against rape, sexual assault and gender violence on Wednesday in the Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom. Joe Sobralski, member of fraternity Beta Theta Pi, said...

UWO connected to Menasha shooting

Katie Knox

May 6, 2015


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UW Oshkosh student Sergio Valencia del Toro’s fiancee, Haylie Peterson, said Monday she feels heartbroken for the families of the Menasha shooting. As she copes with her own grief, she does not want to discuss at this time the Valencia del Toro she knew, but expressed that she is devastated for the...

UWO connected to Menasha shooting

Jessica Zemlicka

May 6, 2015


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UW Oshkosh administrators expressed their thoughts and condolences to those affected by the shooting at Menasha’s Trestle Trail Bridge on Sunday. According to Menasha Police Chief Tim Styka, the shooter used two handguns to critically injure one person and kill three others, then himself. “The...

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