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Michigan rapper shows different side in ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’

Michigan rapper shows different side in ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’

Zach Stremer, columnist

October 16, 2019

Michigan rapper Danny Brown has always flown under the radar, only popular in niche music circles. He gained notoriety in 2016 with his album “Atrocity Exhibition,” highlighting his unique production style, drug-binge fueled lyrics and a notable feature from Kendrick Lamar in the track “Really...

Pub Crawl: Drinking before sundown

Pub Crawl: Drinking before sundown

Lauren Reidinger, columnist

October 16, 2019

8 a.m. — It was a crisp morning when my alarm went off on Saturday, Oct. 12, the beginning of fall Pub Crawl. Although some of my friends had already been up for an hour, downing their first sips of beer, I was just waking up to get ready to join them. Pub Crawl happens twice a year, once in the fa...

Twin pop duo share hardships growing up gay in new memoir

Twin pop duo share hardships growing up gay in new memoir

Rachel Bays, columnist

October 16, 2019

“High School,” a memoir written by Tegan and Sara Quin, tells a compelling and emotional coming-of-age story of the identical twin sisters long before they became famous award-winning pop icons. In their memoir, Tegan and Sara share what life was like as queer teenagers growing up in Calgary...

Life on the second floor of Webster Hall

Life on the second floor of Webster Hall

Owen Peterson, columnist

October 16, 2019

Of all the things that one could fear going into their first semester of college, I feared dorm life the most. It wasn’t the immense workload that was inevitably going to be dumped upon me or the responsibility of having to live on my own for the first time, but instead the idea of having to share...

‘Nat Turner’ challenges audience

‘Nat Turner’ challenges audience

Leo Costello, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2019

The UW Oshkosh theatre department debuted the first college performance of the 2016 one act play written by Nathan Alan Davis, “Nat Turner in Jerusalem,” last week, providing a profound and challenging experience for its audience. Davis, who spoke on campus about his play last week, wrote the...

Flourish Through Music brings joy to campus life

Flourish Through Music brings joy to campus life

Emma Klein, Columnist

October 9, 2019

Uplifting music will play in the Titan Underground on the first Monday of every month this semester from noon to 1 p.m. as part of “Mindful Music Monday.” The event as envisioned by Kristine Campbell, counselor at the UW Oshkosh Counseling Center, and Alison Shaw, chairwoman of the music department,...

Up in smoke: Vaping should be taken seriously

Up in smoke: Vaping should be taken seriously

Lauren Reidinger, Columnist

October 9, 2019

On campus it’s almost impossible to walk anywhere and not see someone vaping or juuling — it’s become a normalized daily activity for many college students. When I first came to UW Oshkosh, I had no experience with vaping or what it really was, and a lot of the people I surrounded myself with...

Incarceration is no laughing matter

Incarceration is no laughing matter

Bethanie Gengler, News Editor

October 9, 2019

Photos on the UW Oshkosh Flickr page from last week’s Run With The Cops event appear to show UWO students and children dressed in prison stripes standing behind a fake jail cell smiling and laughing while being handcuffed by a police officer. As a UWO student who has spent time at the Winnebago...

Life as an autistic, asexual, agender student

Life as an autistic, asexual, agender student

Burgundy Johnson

October 9, 2019

As a queer, autistic, asexual and nonbinary person, my pronouns are they/them/theirs and vi/vir/virs, and I have mixed feelings about my safety on campus at UW Oshkosh. On one hand, people seem to leave me alone. I’ve been informed that I give off this “don’t mess with this person” vibe, which...

The highway to commuter success

The highway to commuter success

Julia Thompson, Student

October 3, 2019

As the new semester begins and I get back into the habit of leaving my Appleton residence at 7 o’clock each morning, I’d like to steer the campus’ attention to an often forgotten group of students: commuters. Currently at UW Oshkosh, only 15% of first- and second-year students choose not to...

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