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10 things to know before signing a lease

September 22, 2016

By Jessica Johnson and Megan Esau 1. Recognize that the lease you sign is a legal document The lease you sign is a serious contract that is legally binding, meaning you are responsible for the content within the lease and are also responsible for any consequences of breaking the lease. Many students...

Oshkosh gears up to vote

Ti Windisch

September 22, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 22 a minivan outside Reeve Memorial Union will allow UW Oshkosh students to register to vote for the upcoming elections in November. According to Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Andrea Kaminski, the League of Women Voters sponsored their Gear Up To Vote events on several high school and college campuses a...

Council passes rental inspection law

Jessica Johnson

September 21, 2016

The Oshkosh Common Council approved the voluntary Residential Rental Inspection Program on Sept. 13, which will provide safe, decent and sanitary living conditions for UW Oshkosh students and community member tenants. “This is an opportunity to ensure that when parents drop their students off, or...

UW Oshkosh Police award safe students

Cari Fehler

September 21, 2016

When Kurt Leibold took over as chief of campus police at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in February 2016, he noticed that many students and faculty were crossing streets in violation of pedestrian laws. This prompted a partnership with a criminal justice class to collect data on exactly how prevalent...

Greek Life contributes to UWO community

Alex Nemec

September 21, 2016

As stereotypes and stigmas continue to grow about Greek Life on college campuses, UW Oshkosh students are trying to change the way society sees fraternities and sororities. Austin Karraker, president of the Interfraternity council at UWO, said Greek Life stereotypes are overplayed in the world, especially in Hollywood. “When you go and you wa...

Changes coming to student worker compensation

Ti Windisch

September 21, 2016

"UW System student governance representatives will see a new method of being paid after the 2016 fall semester. UW System President Ray Cross notified UW campuses via email that classifying student governance representatives as independent contractors, which UW Oshkosh had previously done, is “no...

Career Connect links UWO with jobs

Ti Windisch

September 21, 2016

"As a part of the UW System’s new 2020FWD strategic framework, a new tool called Career Connect has been launched to help UW Oshkosh students, among others, find jobs and internships. Career Connect is a website that will help UW System students find work both during and after their academic careers,...

Armed robberies occur near UWO

Nicole Horner

September 21, 2016

A man was assaulted and robbed while walking down High Avenue around 12:45 a.m. on Sunday. Later that morning, a Titan Alert was sent out describing the incident, which involved four suspects. “One of the males in the group struck the male victim in the face, and the group of suspects then took his...

Embrace the Experience

September 15, 2016

[media-credit name="Courtesy of UW Oshkosh" align="alignleft" width="240"][/media-credit]                 By: Chancellor Andrew Leavitt Welcome back to a new academic year! The first week back after summer break is always the best. We all start with a clean slate and have nothing but opportunity in front ...

Oshkosh heads UW System new vision

Ti Windisch

September 14, 2016

"The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents approved a new framework for the UW System that coincided with a new strategic plan instituted at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. According to UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt, the vision for UW Oshkosh purposefully resembles the 2020FWD plan set...

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