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Winnebago County Board of Supervisors postpones vote on health ordinance

Winnebago County Board of Supervisors postpones vote on health ordinance

Sophia Voight, Asst. News Editor

October 21, 2020

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors postponed its vote on an ordinance to give the county health officer power to enforce orders to prevent the spread of communicable diseases on Tuesday, after numerous board members claimed they did not receive copies of an amended proposal to the ordinance. During...

FIXED: Former UW football star talks addiction

FIXED: Former UW football star talks addiction

Natalie Dillon, FIXED Writer

October 21, 2020

Pain and addiction “What happened to Montee Ball? That is the million-dollar question. That is the question I saw on Google, on Twitter, all the time. I was so anxious to go out and to talk to people, so for me, alcohol was my social lubricant. I fell back on the drinking. Why? Because when I w...

“Hubie Halloween” fails to be funny

Hubie Halloween Official release poster

Nolan Fullington, Opinion Writer

October 21, 2020

“Hubie Halloween” is a Netflix “Halloween” “comedy” starring “Adam Sandler” and all of his friends who I’m sure all got nice paychecks. Hubie Dubois (Sandler) is a devoted citizen to the town of Salem, but has become a figure of mockery due to his overprotectiveness and oddball personality,...

UWO Chancellor Leavitt discusses leading a lab, COVID and furloughs

Carter Uslaber / The Advance-Titan — Chancellor Andrew Leavitt in his chemistry 105 class.

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2020

“I’m not a PC user, you’ll have to forgive me,” Chancellor — or rather, Dr. Andrew Leavitt told his chemistry 105 lab section Monday afternoon, as he swiveled around and pulled up a graphic of the color spectrum. It’s not the most common sight on a college campus — an administrator leading...

Odd one out: A family fights addiction and for each other

Jenna Washuleski
and her niece, Makayla Brewington, look through a photo
album together. Jenna took legal kinship of Makayla when she was 13.

Kaitlyn Scoville, FIXED Writer

October 21, 2020

Just a day in the life Jenna Washuleski is in her element. Despite the chaos of kids running around at the Boys and Girls Club of Oshkosh, she glides in with a special guest for a H.O.P.E. Group — Hold On, Pain Ends. Montee Ball, former Wisconsin Badger and Denver Bronco running back, came to share h...

Letter to the Editor: Save the ‘Blue Lights’

Letter to the Editor: Save the 'Blue Lights'

Ava Tryon, Letter Author

October 21, 2020

The fall semester has begun. Leaves crinkling under the eager footsteps of students on their way to classes. The sun dipping behind the horizon earlier than normal. Chattering students walking back to their dorms after a campus event. Students should feel safe on campus. They should feel safe walking...

Major sports stadiums used as polling stations

Courtesy of the Green Bay Packers

Cory Sparks, Sports Editor

October 21, 2020

Voting season has arrived, and this time it is under very unusual circumstances. Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases — more than 8.1 million cases nationwide as of Monday, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — many people are opting to cast their votes by sending in an absentee,...

14th Amendment lawsuit against UWO drags on

14th Amendment lawsuit against UWO drags on

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

October 21, 2020

A hearing in a year-long legal dispute between UW Oshkosh and a former student over the constitutionality of a Title IX proceeding that followed an alleged sexual assault set for Oct. 29 has been canceled. However, a status conference has been set for Thursday at 11 a.m. via telephone conference. Additionally,...

Thrift store provides community support

Doug (Left) and Lonie (Right) in the Second Chance Thrift Store.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief

October 14, 2020

Located at 753 N. Main St. is a thrift store that may not be known to many. Run by just one manager and one full-time employee, this duo has brought happiness and deals to those in need. “All of the items in our operation at this time are donated,” Doug Reitz, general manager of Second Chance...

OSA creates safety precautions for student org events

OSA creates safety precautions for student org events

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief

October 14, 2020

Student org recognition The deadline for student organizations at UWO to gain re-recognition from the Oshkosh Student Association (OSA) is today. Organizations must complete the necessary re-recognition training on Canvas, focused on five separate modules. Organizations must complete training f...

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