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Best and worst of university dining

Blackhawk Xpress offers better quality food than it’s less favorable neighbor Blackhawk Commons.

Owen Peterson, Columnist

March 4, 2020

UW Oshkosh hosts a wide variety of places to eat for its students, which naturally begs the question: what are the best and worst places to eat on campus? In an attempt to answer this question, I spent the last week taking trips to all of the dining establishments on campus. The variables I tried to consider when ranking the places to eat were quality of ...

Tips and tricks: living off campus

Tips and tricks: living off campus

Jessica Rosga, Columnist

February 26, 2020

While deciding whether to live off campus, some of the most pertinent things that come to mind are how much freedom awaits and the possibility of cheaper living costs compared to campus. Before you get ahead of yourself and take the leap into more independence, there are a few things that need to be...

Put your phone away and talk to people

Graphic by Tatum Spevacek

Daniel McKearn, Columnist

February 26, 2020

I can guarantee that those minutes before class officially starts, you are on your phone. Most are probably getting those quick texts or snaps in, browsing Instagram or scrolling through Facebook. There always seems to be a reason to use your phone before class starts, but there are far greater reasons...

Speaking out about sexual assault

Graphic by Susan Lor

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

February 26, 2020

Allegations of sexual assault are often met with scrutiny when victims come forward with their traumatic experiences. Women who have been sexually assaulted often withhold reporting their attacks for fear of being blamed, ignored or the assailant receiving no repercussions. When women do speak...

Grocery Bingo mocks food insecurity

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Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

February 26, 2020

UW Oshkosh hosted its very own Hunger Games last Sunday with bingo games in which participants could win groceries as prizes. Grocery Bingo offered students an entertaining way to win some free snacks and meals by pandering to the broke and starving college students’ desire for nourishment. But...

Clash Burger outshines Reeve Grill

Owen Peterson, Columnist

February 20, 2020

Last week, Clash Burger, the successor to Reeve Grill, celebrated its opening week in Reeve Memorial Union. After a week of giveaways and sampling at Clash Burger, it has emerged as one of the more solid options for dining at Reeve. Not only is the food (mostly) good, but it also provides a good amount...

Dungeons & Dragons provides anxiety relief

Dungeons & Dragons helps players relieve stress and anxiety.

Corey Jepsen, Columnist

February 19, 2020

If three years ago you told me I would be into Dungeons & Dragons, I wouldn’t have believed you. When I was younger, I saw it as the peak of being a nerd and not the trendy kind. I associated it with middle-aged men living in their mother’s basement — but now it seems that it defies those stereotypes....

University vs. community college: my experience

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2020

UW Oshkosh’s three campuses offer students the option of a two-year or four-year college experience, and as someone who has experience with both types of colleges, they both have their own unique benefits and abysmal drawbacks. While both types of colleges offer a great route towards whatever degree...

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Illustrations by Susan Lor

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2020

The most romantic day of the year is finally upon us: Valentine’s Day. The sweet smell of roses and carnations now fill the air while hearts seemingly adorn every inch of available wall space. It’s the day to celebrate love and romance, and to show your loved ones how much you care and appreciate...

Respect gender-neutral pronouns

Graphic by Tatum Spevacek

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2020

The use of gender-neutral pronouns have risen in popularity in the past few years, as has the backlash towards their use and the people who use them. Pronouns such as they/them/theirs and ze/zir/zirs are often adopted by nonbinary or gender-nonconforming individuals who feel that traditional male...

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