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Staying positive while social distancing

Laurens mother, Jennifer, holds the cork board Lauren made for her birthday

Lauren Reidinger, Columnist

April 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the course of my life and so many others. I have lost my job, been told to leave university grounds, told I was unable to walk at my graduation and forced into a new chapter of my life I was so desperately not ready for. Living each day not knowing what...

Cults and tigers and meth, oh my

Graphic by Sophia Voight

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

April 8, 2020

Tigers, cults, drug lords, murder-for-hire and presidential campaigns only scrape the surface of the bizarre world of Joe Exotic in Netflix’s new true crime documentary series “Tiger King.” It is practically impossible to have not heard of this documentary by now as it has taken the nation by...

‘The Jesus Rolls’ belongs in the gutter

Nolan Fullington, columnist

April 8, 2020

“The Jesus Rolls” is the sequel to “The Big Lebowski” that nobody asked for that came 20 years too late. The film is brought to you by John Turturro who wrote, directed and stars in his role as Jesus Quintana, a side character from “The Big Lebowski.” The film is the cinematic equivalent...

Oshkosh needs a tenant resource center

Olivia Smith, Letter to the editor

April 8, 2020

Off-campus student housing is a playground for landlords to trample tenant rights and take advantage of students. For many students, college is when they experience renting for the first time, which makes us a prime target for housing exploitation. As a fourth-year student here at UWO, I have...

Tips to survive online classes

Tips to survive online classes

Jessica Rosga, Columnist

April 4, 2020

The week before spring break the world around us changed drastically. Businesses were closed, traveling was prohibited, social distancing was implemented and our way of learning has changed. With face to face classes being canceled and moved to online learning, stress, panic, and anxiety occur due to...

Q&A with College Republicans, Democrats

Q&A with College Republicans, Democrats

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

April 2, 2020

With the Wisconsin primary right around the corner, College Republicans member Ethan Watt and College Democrats members Tyler Lewis and Alicia Obermeier responded to questions about voter turnout, electability and the coronavirus’ impact in the 2020 election. What issues are you most concerned about g...

Why aren’t young people voting?

Why aren't young people voting?

Owen Peterson, Columnist

April 1, 2020

Youth voter turnout during the 2020 Democratic primaries so far has been disappointing to say the least. Even as the overall voter count continues to rise, the youth vote is faltering. Nearly every state that has held its primary or caucus so far has seen a fall in the percentage of voters ranging...

‘All the President’s Men’ emphasizes realism over thrill

Nolan Fullington, Columnist

April 1, 2020

“All the President’s Men” is a 1976 political “thriller” based on true events that is said to be the most factually accurate film ever made. The creative driving force of this film’s conception was its star, Robert Redford, who had bought the rights to the book in which this film was based...

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’: a relevant look at American politics

Nolan Fullington, Columnist

April 1, 2020

“Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” is a suit-and-courtroom film from 1939, directed by the great Frank Capra and stars none other than a young and energetic James Stewart alongside the steady and practiced hand of Claude Rains. When a young and starry-eyed Jeff Smith (Stewart) finds himself appointed...

Residence hall evacuations warrant refunds

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

March 18, 2020

As all classes have been moved online and students have evacuated campus due to the coronavirus outbreak, students are losing out on the resources and amenities they paid for. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt announced last week in a university-wide email that students in the residence halls should evacuate...

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