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Dr. Green answers student concerns at town hall meeting

Holly Gilvary, News Writer

November 29, 2018


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This year’s student town hall meeting was held on Nov. 15 in Reeve Memorial Union from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. where Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Cheryl Green, stepping in for Chancellor Andrew Leavitt, was present to answer any questions students had regarding UW Oshkosh. Green said Leavitt was...

Kwaterski wins Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence

Jordyn Schraeder, News Writer

November 29, 2018


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According to the University website, UW Oshkosh aims to create a community environment that recognizes differences, respects uniqueness and facilitates interaction, learning and appreciation. One individual who focuses on promoting inclusion, Jean Kwaterski, received national recognition for her efforts. Kwaterski,...

34 particpants in Black Thursday share their experiences

34 particpants in Black Thursday share their experiences

Joseph Schulz, News Writer

November 15, 2018


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Chancellor Andrew Leavitt presented 34 surviving members of the ‘Oshkosh 94’ with the Chancellor’s Medallion at an event remembering Black Thursday’s 50th anniversary at the Arts and Communications Center Wednesday night. Journalism professor Grace Lim presented a short film depicting the...

Black Thursday remains significant 5 decades later

Black Thursday remains significant 5 decades later

Christina Basken, News Editor

November 15, 2018


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Although the events that transpired on what came to be known as “Black Thursday” occurred 50 years ago, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus continues to preserve its memory. UWO Director of the Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence Byron Adams said Black Thursday is just as relevant...

Suspects in armed robbery at large

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018


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An ATM security guard was involved in an armed robbery outside of the entrance of Reeve Memorial Union near the UW Credit Union at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday. University Police Chief Kurt Leibold said during a news conference that two armed men targeted a daily Thillens ATM cash courier. The courier didn’t...

Oshkosh parade kicks off holiday season

Oshkosh parade kicks off holiday season

Christina Basken, News Editor

November 15, 2018


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Community members, UW Oshkosh students and kids of all ages braved temperatures hovering around 20 degrees to watch the annual tree lighting, followed by the holiday parade on Tuesday night in downtown Oshkosh. The night kicked off with the annual tree lighting in Opera Square. Children jumped up...

ROTC cadets ruck for suicide awareness

ROTC cadets ruck for suicide awareness

Jordyn Schraeder, News Writer

November 15, 2018


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According to the United States Veterans Affairs department, 20 active service members and veterans commit suicide every day. This equates to around 6,132 veterans and 1,387 service members who take their lives annually. On Saturday, 15 cadets from UW Oshkosh Reserve Officers Training Corps marched 20...

Black Thursday Remembered: 50 years later

Black Thursday Remembered: 50 years later

Christina Basken, News Editor

November 15, 2018


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On Nov. 21, 1968, 94 African-American students attending what was previously known as the Wisconsin State University at Oshkosh demonstrated for racial equality on campus. That morning, the students marched into University president Roger Guiles’ executive office with a list of demands to alleviate...

4 juvenilles, 2 adults charged in connection to campus burglaries

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018


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Six people, four of whom are juveniles, are being charged in connection to the nine burglaries that occurred from Sept. 9 to Sept. 27 near the UW Oshkosh campus. One burglary on Wisconsin Street resulted in $1,647 worth of stolen property. The stolen items included two flat-screen TVs, two pairs of...

Detecting flood risks in developing countries

Megan Behnke, News Writer

November 15, 2018


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The last of the GeoQuest presentation series was held on Nov. 12 and featured how to detect urban flood risks in developing countries. As stated on the UW Oshkosh website, the presentation noted several ways to detect urban flood risks. “With climate change, an increasing number of urban communities...

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