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Teachers wanted: COEHS sees declining enrollment

Teachers wanted: COEHS sees declining enrollment

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, Writer

October 16, 2019

Following national trends, UW Oshkosh is seeing an enrollment decline in its education department, contributing to a shortage of well-trained teachers for Wisconsin’s public schools, especially in math, science and language arts. In the 2014-15 school year, enrollment in the UWO College of Education...

Officials warn of vaping dangers

Officials warn of vaping dangers

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

October 9, 2019

Health officials across the country are issuing warnings about the dangers of vaping as they work to figure out the exact cause of a recent string of vaping-related illnesses. As of Oct. 1, there have been 1,080 cases of lung injury related to e-cigarette use nationwide and 18 deaths have been confirmed...

‘Nat Turner’ challenges audience

‘Nat Turner’ challenges audience

Leo Costello, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2019

The UW Oshkosh theatre department debuted the first college performance of the 2016 one act play written by Nathan Alan Davis, “Nat Turner in Jerusalem,” last week, providing a profound and challenging experience for its audience. Davis, who spoke on campus about his play last week, wrote the...

Students give back through volunteering

Students give back through volunteering

Bethanie Gengler, News Editor

October 9, 2019

Privilege, bias, discrimination and prejudice have been hot topics nationally and locally in recent years, and one UW professor has taken a unique approach to teaching her students about these issues. Professor Tammy Ladwig is a teacher “teaching teachers to be teachers.” Ladwig instructs a...

Braun leads golf to third place finish at WIAC Women’s Golf Championships

Braun leads golf to third place finish at WIAC Women’s Golf Championships

Josh Woolwine, Sports Writer

October 9, 2019

The UW Oshkosh women’s golf team finished third at the WIAC Women’s Golf Championships on Oct. 4-6 at the Reedsburg Country Club in Reedsburg, WI. The Titans finished with a score of +135 over the 54 holes, finishing behind UW-Whitewater (+81) and UW-Stout (+89). UWO placed just ahead of UW-Eau...

Flourish Through Music brings joy to campus life

Flourish Through Music brings joy to campus life

Emma Klein, Columnist

October 9, 2019

Uplifting music will play in the Titan Underground on the first Monday of every month this semester from noon to 1 p.m. as part of “Mindful Music Monday.” The event as envisioned by Kristine Campbell, counselor at the UW Oshkosh Counseling Center, and Alison Shaw, chairwoman of the music department,...

Campus looks to phase out blue lights

Campus looks to phase out blue lights

Lydia Westedt, Reporter

October 9, 2019

UW Oshkosh is making plans to ensure student safety while balancing costs as talks continue about phasing out the “blue light” emergency phones on campus. “We have to make a decision about how to be fiscally minded,” University Police Capt. Christopher Tarmann said. “The blue lights we have...

Up in smoke: Vaping should be taken seriously

Up in smoke: Vaping should be taken seriously

Lauren Reidinger, Columnist

October 9, 2019

On campus it’s almost impossible to walk anywhere and not see someone vaping or juuling — it’s become a normalized daily activity for many college students. When I first came to UW Oshkosh, I had no experience with vaping or what it really was, and a lot of the people I surrounded myself with...

UWO panel talks sex & spirituality

UWO panel talks sex & spirituality

Megan Behnke, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Last week the “Navigating Spirituality and Sexuality” panel discussion was held in Reeve Memorial Union to discuss how spirituality impacts views on sex, how sexuality can be viewed positively in light of spirituality and how to combat feelings of shame. Panelists included UW Oshkosh senior Joy...

Incarceration is no laughing matter

Incarceration is no laughing matter

Bethanie Gengler, News Editor

October 9, 2019

Photos on the UW Oshkosh Flickr page from last week’s Run With The Cops event appear to show UWO students and children dressed in prison stripes standing behind a fake jail cell smiling and laughing while being handcuffed by a police officer. As a UWO student who has spent time at the Winnebago...

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