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Astronomers baffled by star that is getting fainter

Wikimedia — Betelgeuse's position in Orion.

Nick Fioravanti, Reporter

May 6, 2020

There are billions of stars in our universe that astronomers view and study. But recently, one of the most popular stars in the night sky, Betelgeuse, is baffling astronomers, who have observed that the star has been getting fainter and fainter. Betelgeuse is part of the constellation Orion and...

‘Week in Review’ from 90.3 WRST-FM, May 1, 2020

'Week in Review' from 90.3 WRST-FM, May 1, 2020

May 2, 2020

This week’s episode of “Week in Review” takes a look at reopening the economy, how students are adapting to at-home learning, the Algoma Boulevard Riots of 1970, and more. “Week in Review” is a production of 90.3 WRST-FM Oshkosh. The show is hosted by Joe Schulz, with additional reporting...

Titan TV News, May 1, 2020

Titan TV News, May 1, 2020

May 2, 2020

Titan TV News provides the latest campus and community news from UW Oshkosh.

‘Algoma Boulevard riots’ rocked Oshkosh 50 years ago

UW Oshkosh Archives Photo — In 1970, students on what is now UW Oshkosh lit tires and trash cans on fire to protest the war and Algoma Boulevard safety concerns.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

April 30, 2020

Fifty years ago, a growing anti-war movement erupted on what is now the UW Oshkosh campus when thousands of students rioted, blockading Algoma Boulevard, lighting tires and trash cans on fire and digging up a 30-foot section of road with pickaxes and shovels. The incident became known as “the Algoma...

Public trust in media decreases

Public trust in media decreases

Andrew Hansen, Reporter

April 29, 2020

While Americans trust in the media is higher than it was last year, it's still at a decade low, as a 2019 Gallup poll found that only 41% of Americans trust the mainstream news media. UW Oshkosh Political Science professor George Wallace says one reason for the low level of trust in the news media...

EPA relaxes enforcement of environmental regulations

EPA relaxes enforcement of environmental regulations

Andrew Hansen, Reporter

April 29, 2020

On March 26, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that the department would be retroactively relaxing enforcement of environmental regulations and fines during the COVID-19 pandemic, starting March 13, 2020. According to a news release by the EPA, organizations that wish to skip the regulations...

Shortage of semi-truck drivers hits Wisconsin

Shortage of semi-truck drivers hits Wisconsin

Patrick Caine, Reporter

April 29, 2020

The transportation of goods and services is crucial to the success of any economy, but one of the most important aspects of the industry is quickly declining. The number of truck drivers, especially over the road truck drivers, is in decline nationwide and its effects are being felt locally. A 2019 report compiled by the American T...

Evers expands operations for nonessential businesses, Oshkosh charges first business for violating Safer at Home

Wikimedia — The Oshkosh Public Library launched contactless curbside pickup on April 24.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

April 27, 2020

On Monday, Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order to expand operations for nonessential businesses, which takes effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The order allows nonessential businesses to offer curbside drop-off of goods and animals, for outdoor recreational rentals of boats, kayaks, ATVs and other...

Titan TV News, April 24, 2020

Breaking Sounds starts filming for its second season on Titan TV

April 25, 2020

Titan TV News provides the latest campus and community news from UW Oshkosh.

‘Week in Review’ from 90.3 WRST-FM, April 24, 2020

'Week in Review' from 90.3 WRST-FM, April 24, 2020

April 25, 2020

This week's episode of "Week in Review" takes a look at the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the future of the UW System, and the state of the Menominee Nation Arena. "Week in Review" is a production of 90.3 WRST-FM Oshkosh. The show is hosted by Joe Schulz, with additional reporting t...

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