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Gun violence examined

Amber Brockman, Assistant News Editor

September 13, 2019

The United States accounts for 80% of all gun deaths in the world, making up more than 30,000 people killed with guns each year, according to Amnesty International, a nongovernmental organization focused on human rights. University Police defines an active shooter as a person who is using a firearm...

UWO staff, students urged to check immunization records

Bethanie Gengler, News Editor

September 13, 2019

With more than 10,000 students starting classes this fall at the UW Oshkosh campuses, health officials are encouraging students, staff and faculty to check their immunization records as the United States faces the worst measles outbreak in 27 years. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory infection...

Trafficking story told

Trafficking story told

Lydia Westedt, Assistant Sports Editor

August 19, 2019

A survivor of human sex trafficking brought tears to the eyes of many UW Oshkosh students and community members as she shared her story of survival, recovery and advocacy last Friday. Despite being a “normal kid” from a “normal family,” Theresa Flores fell victim to human trafficking at...

5K for mental health awareness

5K for mental health awareness

Megan Behnke, News Writer

May 9, 2019

Seven hundred participants showed up for the annual 5K for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness at Oshkosh North High School last Saturday. The National Alliance on Mental Illness hosted the 5K. NAMI provides education, advocacy and support to help people cope with mental illness. NAMI Executive...

‘Reproductive writes’ analyzed with blackout poetry

‘Reproductive writes’ analyzed with blackout poetry

Kaitlyn Scoville, News Writer

May 9, 2019

The UW Oshkosh Women’s Advocacy Council worked with the Assisted Reproductive Technology of Infertility last Thursday to relieve stress before finals and educate the community about reproductive rights. Dr. Maria Novotny is from the English department and is a co-founder of the ART of Infertility....

UWFDL, UWFV make tree-mendous progress

UWFDL, UWFV make tree-mendous progress

Joseph Schulz, Regional Editor

May 9, 2019

UW-Fox Valley was named a tree campus by the Arbor Day Foundation for the seventh year in a row for its efforts in forestry and sustainability. Tree Campus USA has five standards that colleges and universities have to comply with in order to be dubbed a tree campus, according to its website. The...

Geology professor shares his survival story

Joseph Schulz, Regional Editor

May 9, 2019

Valentine’s Day 2008 started out as a day like any other for Joseph Peterson, but in a matter of minutes, it turned into a day that will be ingrained in his memory for the rest of his life. Peterson was a graduate student at Northern Illinois University working toward his Ph.D. He was teaching an ...

Green named finalist for UWW position

Amber Brockman, News Writer

May 9, 2019

UW Oshkosh Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cheryl Green, currently serving as the interim chancellor at UW-Whitewater, has been named one of three finalists for the permanent chancellor position at UWW. UWW former chancellor Beverly Kopper resigned after her husband was banned from campus due to...

Sylvia Carey-Butler leaves to pursue a new position at Kennesaw State University

Amber Brockman, News Writer

May 9, 2019

UW Oshkosh Assistant Chancellor for Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence Dr. Sylvia Carey-Butler has accepted the chief diversity officer position at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, effective July 29. In a mass email sent yesterday from UWO Chancellor Andrew Leavitt, an update will be ...

Counseling Center earns IACS accreditation

Amber Brockman, News Writer

May 9, 2019

The UW Oshkosh Counseling Center has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), which is considered the highest standard available for campus counseling centers. UWO Counseling Center director Sandra Cox said accreditation is a formal process that provides awareness...

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