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PR event creates mental health allies on campus

Courtney Theisen

March 9, 2017

Public relations students competed in the National Bateman Competition spread awareness for their client, the Campaign to Change Direction, in Reeve Union last Wednesday. The event’s concept was to “take what you need, leave what you don’t,” emphasizing the importance of mental health. Students...

Students have a ‘blast’

Moira Danielson

March 2, 2017

The UWO Student Recreation and Wellness Center held “Blaster Ball,” a free event on Friday that gave students the opportunity to physically destress. Blaster Ball is a game similar to paintball. Face masks and chest guards are still required, but instead of paint balls to shoot at eac...

Rental inspection causes controversy

Alex Nemec

March 2, 2017

[media-credit id=1 align="alignleft" width="640"][/media-credit] The rental housing inspectors working in the program started last week by the city of Oshkosh won’t be kicking down doors looking for illegal things in homes, Councilman Thomas Pech said. Oshkosh Community Development Director Al...

Walker proposes tracking professors’ teaching hours

Aaron Tomski

March 2, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker announced in his new budget proposal in his new budget, professors start recording their hours and those who spend more time in the classroom would be entitled to bonuses. President of the history department Karl Loewenstein said he discussed the budget proposal with other system...

TutorTeddy offers math and science help for students

Laura Dickinson

March 2, 2017

A new service, TutorTeddy, offers 24/7 tutoring services in science and math-related fields and is available for UW Oshkosh students. Cambridge Innovation Center team member Claudia Rallis said the of www.TutorTeddy.com main goal is to assist college students who feel they are falling behind or could...

Hawkins speaks on journey to becoming the 50th African-American woman to earn PhD in physics

Laura Dickinson

March 2, 2017

Dr. Taviare Hawkins shared the struggles and triumphs she faced as she became the 50th African-American woman to earn a doctorate in physics as part of Black History Month on Feb. 23. Hawkins is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where she specializes in computational methods and...

Students discover global opportunities

Ti Windisch

February 23, 2017

[media-credit id=236 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Prospective travelers visited the Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday to learn about opportunities to earn college credit while taking classes in countries outside of the United States. Study Away Coordinator Kelsey McDaniels said the St...

University Police Department is seeking three males involved in various theft crimes on campus

Laura Dickinson

February 23, 2017

Police are seeking Thomas Barfell, Jacob Panske and Aaron Daily in connection to several crimes around campus. Police say Barfell and Panske were involved in the thefts in the parking ramp and lot #30. Daily was involved in a theft that happened near campus.   ...

Blackhawk, Reeve to get updates

Alex Nemec

February 23, 2017

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh plans to replace the Mi Taza Coffeehouse in Reeve Memorial Union with an official Starbucks store. UWO also has plans to redo the seating areas of Blackhawk Commons, including three new themed areas to sit and updated tables and chairs for patrons. Director of...

University looks at future enrollment

February 23, 2017

[media-credit id=2 align="alignleft" width="240"][/media-credit]                 By: Chancellor Andrew Leavitt   We are in a slow-down when it comes to the number of college-bound students in Wisconsin. There is simply a shortage of young people who want to go to college, and ...

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