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North student wins censorship battle

North student wins censorship battle

Bethanie Gengler, Reporter

December 4, 2019

An article written by Oshkosh North High School student journalists that was pulled from The North Star website an hour after publication was factually accurate, leading to allegations of journalism censorship, according to documents. In March, student journalists published a story on The North Star...

Incident at Oshkosh West High School injures 2, student charged with attempted homicide

Cody Barnes, Writer

December 3, 2019

An Oshkosh West High School student is being housed in the Winnebago County Jail after being arrested by Special Agents of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, for attempted first degree intentional homicide stemming from an incident at Oshkosh West High School on...

A family never forgets

A family never forgets

Bethanie Gengler, Editor

November 21, 2019

This series includes interviews with the late Stephen Kappell’s best friend, sisters and the Oshkosh Police Department. The case files and evidence were unable to be located or were destroyed by authorities. Numerous news articles as well as autopsy and crime lab reports were examined to gather information. On...

Haag, defense leads UWO to postseason

Haag, defense leads UWO to postseason

November 18, 2019

Three weeks ago, the UW Oshkosh football team suffered a 28-point loss to UW-La Crosse and was on the outside looking in at a chance at the playoffs. On Saturday, Nov. 16, they beat nationally ranked UW-Whitewater and earned an automatic playoff berth. The team rallied back from the 31-3 loss and...

‘Schmidt Don’t Quit’ scholarship ride a success

‘Schmidt Don’t Quit’ scholarship ride a success

Cody Barnes, Writer

November 16, 2019

UWO kinesiology department head Dan Schmidt held the first annual “Schmidt Don’t Quit” ride to raise money for a scholarship fund devoted to kinesiology students this September. Schmidt has been riding his bike just about every day since 1988. Schmidt’s love of cycling stemmed from being...

Youth culture, cartoons, and creativity

Youth culture, cartoons, and creativity

Ethan Uslabar, Editor - Arts & Entertainment

November 15, 2019

One week ago the Allen Priebe Art Gallery welcomed artist Brooke Grucella to campus for the opening of her exhibition titled “Repeat After Me,” a series focusing heavily on pop culture images and classic cartoon imagery to represent our modern society. Grucella said she never had the opportunity...

What’s the state of the First Amendment?

What’s the state of the First Amendment?

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

Each year the Freedom Forum Institute, in conjunction with the Newseum, conducts an annual survey to gauge American attitudes toward the First Amendment; this year’s results exhibited a mix of positive and negative trends. While more Americans can recall at least one freedom guaranteed by the First...

The complicated history of queer representation in film

Rachel Bays, Guest Columnist

November 13, 2019

Throughout history, the negative depiction of the LGBTQ community in film has directly influenced how queer people are treated by society. During the classical Hollywood period from the early 1920s to late ‘50s, homosexuality was only insinuated through the use of stereotypes and innuendo. Men perceived...

Student death remains mystery after 56 years

Student death remains mystery after 56 years

Bethanie Gengler, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

This series includes interviews with the late Stephen Kappell’s best friend, sisters and the Oshkosh Police Department. The case files and evidence were unable to be located or were destroyed by authorities. Numerous news articles as well as autopsy and crime lab reports were examined to gather information. On...

Titans, Warhawks set for Saturday showdown

Titans, Warhawks set for Saturday showdown

Greg Sense, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

The UW Oshkosh football team dominated UW-River Falls on Saturday 41-20, making this Saturday’s game against UW-Whitewater the de facto Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title game. UW Oshkosh is currently 5-1 in conference and a win against UW-Whitewater, who is 6-0 in conference, would...

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