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An open letter to letters

An open letter to letters

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief February 24, 2021

The French philosopher Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) is estimated to have written over 20,000 letters during his lifetime. That's a lot, but a mere fifth of the estimated 100,000 letters penned by...

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After UWO swept UWSP, they jumped up to 13th in the NCAA Division III by Sophomore forward Levi Borchert was then named to the five-member Men’s Basketball Team of the Week after averaging 18 points and 13 rebounds in the two-game sweep against UWSP.

Titans whoop Pointers

Jonathon Samp, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The UW Oshkosh men’s basketball team had another successful week on the hardwood last week winning both of their games against UW-Stevens Point in dominating fashion. The Titans beat UWSP 76-62...

This week in UWO history

This week in UWO history

February 24, 2021

This week in UWO history Feb. 25, 1996 — The UW Oshkosh men’s basketball team earns its first-ever bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. The 22-3 Titans – the team’s best record since 1968...

Ben Lancour, author of “Henry and the Gym Monster”, with his wife Stephanie and his daughter Harper. Lancour’s book will be published sometime this summer and
will be available in hardcover, paperback, and e-book formats. The message Lancour wants children and educators to understand is the importance of responsibility.

UWO alumnus writes children’s book

Cassidy Kennedy, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Ben Lancour has written an illustrated children’s book containing an important message to individuals everywhere. Lancour graduated from UWO in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education,...

The 1978 Death Star by Palitoy is the most sought after by “Star Wars” toy collectors as it’s available only in the United Kingdom and
Canada. Jared Roll, owner of the largest “Star Wars” toy collection in Wisconsin, has been collecting toy sets like these since he was 4.

Oshkosh Museum presents “Star Wars” toy exhibit

Lexi Langendorf, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 24, 2021

The Oshkosh Public Museum, 1331 Algoma Blvd., is currently showing the largest public display of vintage “Star Wars” toys in Wisconsin at its “Nostalgia Awakens: Star Wars Vintage Toys” exhibit....

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Gov. Tony Evers celebrates the opening of the Culver Family Welcome Center vaccination site. The community COVID-19 vaccination center opened on the UWO campus Feb. 16 in partnership with Advocate Aurora Health of Oshkosh and the Winnebago County Health Department

Vaccine site opens at Culver Center

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2021

UW Oshkosh joined the vaccination effort that could help get Wisconsin past the pandemic with the opening of its community vaccination site at the Culver Family Welcome Center (CFWC) last week. “The...

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UW Oshkosh’s annual security report reveals that alcohol violations made up 80% of reported campus crime.

Alcohol violations still UWO’s most reported crime

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2021

UW Oshkosh’s annual campus security report revealed that alcohol law violations remain the most reported crime on campus, while the number of burglaries and drug arrests is down in recent years. Alcohol...

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Sophomore sprinter Jaylen Grant
currently holds the best Division
III 60m dash time at 6.88 seconds.
Grant was an indoor national qualifier last year, but the COVID-19
pandemic cancelled the event.

Track makes huge strides in unscored event

Cory Sparks, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

The UW Oshkosh track and field team competed against UW-Whitewater at Whitewater in an unscored event as the national teams inch closer to outdoor season. This was UWO’s third track event of the...

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Freshman guard Lydia Crow surveys the court as she prepares to pass the ball in the Feb. 17 matchup against UWSP at the Kolf Sports Center. UWO went
on to win the matchup by a score of 75-45, making the game their largest blowout win of the year.

Women’s basketball atop WIAC East

Cory Sparks, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

The UW Oshkosh women’s basketball team swept UW-Stevens Point in a pair of blowouts on Feb. 17 and 19 by scores of 75- 45 and 67-40. UWO’s 30- and 27-point wins were the team’s largest margin wins...

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Since Blackhawk Commons started using trays as part of the univerisity’s COVID-19 protocols, some
residence halls have utilized carts for students to drop off their trays. Stewart is not one of them

Smelly situation in Stewart Hall

Katie Pulvermacher, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

At the start of the fall 2020 semester, plates in Blackhawk Commons were replaced with reusable green to-go containers. While these containers are beneficial and convenient, issues have arisen, and they...

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