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Life as a queer professor at UWO

Life as a queer professor at UWO

Jerry D. Thomas, Guest Columnist

November 7, 2019

By Jerry D. Thomas Associate prof, political science I used to view being gay as society’s boot on my neck. My sexuality is the “thing” that marks me as different, which today might seem passé. But I am 50 years old, and I suffered (and “suffered” is not an overstatement)...

Axios co-founder talks career milestones, thanks his midwestern and UWO roots

Axios co-founder talks career milestones, thanks his midwestern and UWO roots

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

It’s not that the co-founder of Axios has a disapproval for all other media outlets, it’s that he wants to have a commanding position over them. And no matter how far into the annals of the Nation’s Capital UW Oshkosh alumnus James “Jim” VandeHei buries himself, there will always be very...

The wacky history of kangaroos in Wisconsin

The wacky history of kangaroos in Wisconsin

Bethanie Gengler, News Reporter

November 7, 2019

Last June, a motorist reported seeing a kangaroo hopping across an Interstate 41 pedestrian bridge in Grand Chute, according to Grand Chute police. The caller reported the sighting just before 7 a.m., but officers were unable to locate the elusive marsupial. The Grand Chute police described the curious...

From reporter to judge: Barbara Key shares her story

From reporter to judge: Barbara Key shares her story

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

For more than 20 years, Judge Barbara Key has served as one of six Winnebago County Circuit Court judges, but the road to her becoming a judge was full of career changes. Key grew up in Waukesha County and attended UW Madison, graduating with a double major in journalism and political science. After...

Titans bounce back from disappointing loss

Titans bounce back from disappointing loss

Dakota Zanin, Reporter

November 6, 2019

The UW Oshkosh women’s volleyball team lost to UW-Whitewater two sets to three at home last week Wednesday after winning the first two sets. The nationally ranked Warhawks secured the WIAC regular season title with the victory. Titans head coach Jonathan Ellmann said he felt like they didn’t...

String of robberies hits Oshkosh

String of robberies hits Oshkosh

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 5, 2019

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating a string of robberies and attempted robberies that occurred near UW Oshkosh between Oct. 19 and Nov. 2, according to an OPD press release. Both the Oct. 19 1200 block of Kentucky Street robbery at approximately 7:35 p.m. and the most recent attempted...

The Astronomers go all in

The Astronomers go all in

Ethan Uslabar, Editor - Arts&Entertainment

November 5, 2019

With over 13,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, Ben Baker and Michael Stensland’s pop duo “The Astronomers” is likely one of the most popular music groups from UW Oshkosh. Baker and Stensland have been performing music since the sixth grade when they were in jazz band together. During high school,...

Mama’s Noodle Bar, a lifelong dream

Mama’s Noodle Bar, a lifelong dream

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 4, 2019

Mama’s Noodle Bar, a family-owned self-serve restaurant offering multiple types of Asian cuisine, is opening next to Jade Dragon on Wisconsin Street. The restaurant had a soft opening on Oct. 24, but its official grand opening is set for Nov. 1. Mama’s Noodle Bar seeks to welcome patrons with...

UWO’s gentle giants

UWO’s gentle giants

Neal Hogden, Head sports editor

November 4, 2019

Head Sports Editor Neal Hogden spoke with some of the biggest guys on campus — the UW Oshkosh football team’s offensive line. Hunter Tank, Alex Wipperfurth, Jason Myrick, Mike Olsen, Hunter “Cookie” Schultz and Ameer Hollowell chopped it up about football, coming to UWO and life in general. Q:...

Titans look to take next big step

Titans look to take next big step

Lydia Westedt, Assistant Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

The UW Oshkosh women’s basketball team traveled to UW-Green Bay on Oct. 30 for the first exhibition game of the season. The Titans were defeated by UW-Green Bay 76-36. The Titans finished the 2018-19 season last spring in the third round of the NCAA Division III Championship after setting a league...

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