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Safety is our top priority

December 8, 2016

[media-credit name="Courtesy of UW Oshkosh" align="alignleft" width="240"][/media-credit]                 By: Chancellor Andrew Leavitt   Less than two weeks ago, another United States campus suffered a tragedy. Eleven people were injured at Ohio State University at the hands of a student, resulti...

Stein raises almost double presidential campaign funds for election recount in WI

Alex Nemec

December 8, 2016

[media-credit name="Courtesy of Joe Simmons" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein has raised over $7 million to fund a recount of the presidental election in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan, despite receiving zero electoral votes. Stein r...

Muslim students look to educate campus

Nicole Horner

December 8, 2016

The UW Oshkosh Muslim Student Association handed out Qurans and answered questions about their faith at an informational session in Reeve Memorial Union on Thursday. MSA Vice President Jamal Arafeh said this event was to help inform people about Islam. “There are a lot of misconceptions about...

Meat found at burglary not heart

Ti Windisch

December 8, 2016

The piece of meat earlier identified as a heart was actually a piece of venison, not a heart, according to Oshkosh Police Department OPD Public Information/Crime Prevention Officer Joseph Nichols said the piece of meat was not any sort of heart at all, despite an earlier report. “It wasn’t a...

FIRE: UWO violates First Amendment

Alex Nemec

December 8, 2016

UW Oshkosh is the last UW System school with a red light status ranking from Foundation for Individual Rights in Education for not having policies that support or value the First Amendment. FIRE’s mission statement according to their website is “to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s...

TEDx speaker gives advice on alternative career paths

Hailey Lawrence

December 8, 2016

The Millennials Club and Psychology Club hosted Emily Phillips, a TEDx speaker, who came to UW Oshkosh on Wednesday to speak on behalf of creating a career path for students. Phillips, a UW-Milwaukee graduate, gave a presentation titled “Agile Leadership: Preparing for an Unconventional Career Path”...

Chancellors talk budget woes

Nicole Horner

December 1, 2016

UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank and UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt met with officials and alumni on Wednesday to discuss the Wisconsin state budget and its role in public higher education. Blank said she is doing these joint events with chancellors at a number of other locations. ...

Trans victims of suicide, violence honored in vigil

Nicole Horner

December 1, 2016

Rainbow Alliance for Helping Others Perceive Equality presented a vigil on Nov. 21 where transgender allies gathered together to honor transgender individuals who lost their lives due to hate crimes or suicide. The event took place the night after Transgender Day of Remembrance. According to Liz Ca...

Breakfast honors alumni employees

Laura Dickinson

December 1, 2016

UW Oshkosh thanked alumni staff members of UWO at the Titan x2 Alumni-Employee Appreciation Breakfast held by the alumni association on Nov. 18 at the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center. Director of Alumni Affairs Christine Gantner said the purpose of the event was to show alumni who work at UWO...

OSA, orgs disagree over fairness of recognition process

Cari Fehler

December 1, 2016

Various student organizations gathered at the OSA Senate meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns over the lack of recognition they receive as student organizations on campus. Some of the organizations included the Philosophy Club, College Democrats, Millennials Club and the Oshkosh Student...

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