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Stop the Bleed kits donated to UWO

Stop the Bleed kits donated to UWO

Amber Brockman, News Editor

February 12, 2020

Aurora Medical Center donated 30 “Stop the Bleed” kits to UW Oshkosh in an effort to increase safety on campus during emergency situations. “These kits are designed to save lives when someone suffers a traumatic injury with major blood loss,” University Police Lt. Trent Martin said. “This...

Coronavirus infects 37,000 people

Coronavirus infects 37,000 people

Cody Barnes, Reporter

February 12, 2020

Over 37,000 people around the globe are infected with 2019-nCoV, or more commonly referred to as the coronavirus, surpassing the deaths caused by SARS with over 800 dead, according to The Guardian. There are two confirmed cases in the area, one in Illinois and one in Wisconsin. One of these patients...

UWO Go provides safe rides

UWO Go provides safe rides

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 12, 2020

UWO Go, a transportation service for students, has exploded in popularity, providing over 2,000 rides since its launch. The service is app-based and works similar to Uber or Lyft, and replaced a program called Saferide. “Technology-wise, it’s where people want to be,” said University Police...

Graduate student tuition set to increase

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 12, 2020

Tuition for graduate students at UW Oshkosh will increase by 2% in the 2020-21 academic year after the UW System Board of Regents unanimously approved tuition increases at six universities on Feb. 7. UW-Milwaukee, UW-Platteville and UW-Whitewater will see undergraduate tuition increases. Thes...

Alternative break offers adventure

Alternative break offers adventure

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, Reporter

February 12, 2020

This past winter break, nine students and an adviser packed their bags for a seven-hour flight to Puerto Rico on Jan. 25 and came home Jan. 31. These students got some free time to enjoy the beautiful beaches and relax; it was a service-based trip as well as an educational one. Nicole BellCorelli,...

UWO offers free applications

Hannah Scott, Reporter

February 12, 2020

From Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, UW Oshkosh conducted its first ever free application week, which applied to undergraduate and graduate students alike across all three of UW Oshkosh’s campuses — Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and Fox Cities — for the 2020-21 school year. Typically, the cost of the application...

Former administrators plead guilty

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 12, 2020

After a legal battle that lasted for almost two years, two former UW Oshkosh administrators pleaded guilty last month to felony misconduct charges. In a plea deal on Jan. 15, Former Chancellor Richard Wells and former Vice Chancellor Thomas Sonnleitner each pleaded guilty to one of five possible...

Former UWW professor sues UW System

Former UWW professor sues UW System

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

February 12, 2020

A former UW-Whitewater professor is suing the UW System Board of Regents for allegedly violating his right to free speech and due process when firing him. The lawsuit, filed in the Eastern District Court of Wisconsin on Jan. 3, claims former professor Christopher Henige’s rights were violated when...

Math Department hosts Google data analyst at colloquium

Megan Behnke, Reporter

February 12, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 10, the UWO Mathematics Department held their first colloquium of the semester, bringing in UWO alumni to discuss data analysis. VP of Finance at Crucible Metal Solutions, Inc. Nick Charles to talk about data analysis, along with Manoj Ashwin, a data analyst at Google, via video chat...

Preliminary hearing set for former IT specialist charged with theft of university property

Preliminary hearing set for former IT specialist charged with theft of university property

Joe Schulz, Managing Editor

February 7, 2020

A preliminary hearing date of March 5 has been set for former UW Oshkosh IT Specialist Michael Van Vonderen, who has been charged with theft of movable property for allegedly stealing university equipment and selling it to local pawn shops. The hearing was set in a court proceeding Feb. 6 at the Winnebago...

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