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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 ...

UWO discusses Black Thursday legacy

Collin Goeman

February 23, 2017

A presentation on the legacy of Black Thursday was held Wednesday to talk about the history of the “Oshkosh 94” and how the event impacted UWO’s future. “[Black Thursday is] one of the more trying and difficult times in the modern history of this University,” history professor Stephen Kercher...

Gmail glitch causes info to be released

Laura Dickinson

February 23, 2017

Some UW Oshkosh students received an email from Interim Vice Chancellor Brandon Miller about a data exposure due to a glitch related to Gmail and were recommended to change their passwords. UWO Chief Information Officer Anne Milkovich said the glitch in the system happened by a Google mail-merge add-on...

Class creates mental health campaign

Courtney Theisen

February 23, 2017

A University of Wisconsin Oshkosh journalism public relations campaign class developed a campaign called Campaign to Change Direction to educate people about mental health and wellness. According to the Campaign to Change Direction, one in five people have a diagnosable mental health condition. The...

Student Health Advisory Committee looks to ban tobacco, e-cigarettes on campus

Kierra Carr

February 23, 2017

The Student Health Advisory Committee has collected more than 200 signatures, with more coming in, to pass a bill which would make the UW Oshkosh campus tobacco-free. Amy Hodel, a member of the Student Health Advisory Committee said if you grow up in a home where tobacco use isn’t normal, and you...

Wells receives extension to respond to UW lawsuit

Alex Nemec

February 23, 2017

With the UW System’s recent response to Thomas Sonnleitner’s countersuit, former Chancellor Richard Wells’ lawyer, Raymond Dall’Osto, said Tuesday he will be filing Wells’ response around the end of March. Dall’Osto said Wells received an extension to file due to travel. The UW System’s...

UWO student named Miss Door County

Aaron Tomski

February 16, 2017

Founder of Operation Not Alone and UW Oshkosh student, Susan Fochs, won the Miss Door County Pageant on Feb. 4 and will move on to compete for Miss Wisconsin in June. Operation Not Alone serves overseas soldiers and veterans in the community to give them the support they need. Fochs said s...

Walker seeks 5% tuition cut

Alex Nemec

February 16, 2017

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said he is comfortable with how Gov. Scott Walker has laid out his budget plan for the University of Wisconsin System and the performance-based funding that comes along with it. “We certainly know how we want to measure ourselves for public...

OSA election preview

Abigael Maas

February 16, 2017

UW Oshkosh students will be electing a new president and vice president of the Oshkosh Student Association on March 14 and 15. UWO junior Sarah Vaught said she looks for certain qualities in a president and a vice president. “I look for the person to be trustworthy,” Vaught said. “They put...

Women In Power

Laura Dickinson

February 16, 2017

This year the majority of student-shared governance group leaders at UW Oshkosh are women, and a majority of other positions in these groups are filled by women as well, which is a rarity. Oshkosh Student Association President Austyn Boothe said she could not be more proud of what the women leading...

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