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UWO readies for yearlong sesquicentennial celebration in 2021

UW Oshkosh started with the Oshkosh Normal School opening in 1871 with eight faculty members and 43 enrolled students for the first day of regular classes.
January 4, 2021

Alumni, students, faculty and staff are ready to close the book on 2020 and share the 150-year story of excellence and opportunity at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh throughout 2021. Since the University’s...

Wisconsin launches COVID-19 contact tracing app

Screenshot of Wisconsin's new COVID-19 tracing app
State encourages residents to download or enable the app to help protect their communities
December 27, 2020

WI Exposure Notification, a new mobile app to assist in notifying contacts of people who’ve tested positive for COVID-19, is now live. The voluntary app complements the state’s and partner agencies’...

Students’ opinions clash on UW Oshkosh English professor’s conduct

Students’ opinions clash on UW Oshkosh English professor's conduct
December 9, 2020

A UW Oshkosh professor who has received two harassment complaints by students within the last three years has many positive reviews on Rate My Professors and mainly full classes every semester. For many...

Wisconsin senior living facilities battle COVID-19

April Lee / Advance-Titan

To keep his mother living at Evergreen Retirement Community safe from COVID-19, Eric Duwell and his wife, Janell, do weekly “window visits” at the facility. They tried Zoom visits in the past, but found those gave Eric’s mother far less joy.
December 9, 2020

Robin Wolzenburg, the director of housing and clinical services for the senior living advocacy group LeadingAge Wisconsin, recently received an email that broke her heart. The email, from a Wisconsin...

The ‘King’ of Oshkosh

The ‘King’ of Oshkosh
December 9, 2020

Out of the 7.8 billion people in the world, only 600 are able to say that they are on an episode roster before opening night of the regular season. Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton became one of those...

Be wary of caffeine intake during finals week

College students rely heavily on caffeinated beverages to get them through finals, but at what cost?
December 9, 2020

With the threat of finals week looming, many students will be preparing to engage in their semesterly toil, full of late-night night study sessions powered by UWO students’ (second) favorite legal drug:...

A conversation with Wisconsin State Senator Dan Feyen

A conversation with Wisconsin State Senator Dan Feyen
December 9, 2020

Republican incumbent for Wisconsin’s 18th senate district Dan Feyen beat out upcomer, Democrat Aaron Wojciechowski and is getting ready to serve his second term in office. The newly re-elected...

How YouTube is changing education

Since YouTube was created in 2005, the website has evolved into more than a platform for entertainment including a wide variety of educational videos.
December 9, 2020

YouTube has just about any video you could think of, from cooking videos to gameplay walkthroughs and everything in between. Since the creation of the website in 2005, people are now uploading 500 hours...

Copy chief’s caffeine-addled hands type thanks to family, friends

Copy chief’s caffeine-addled hands type thanks to family, friends
December 9, 2020

My college career began in September 2017. I was fresh out of high school and ready for a change. However, I was a commuter. I knew from the get-go that meeting new people and becoming active on campus...

Managing editor wakes up, groans

Managing editor wakes up, groans
December 9, 2020

Fall semester two years ago, during my junior year at UW Oshkosh, I made a series of decisions that would inevitably change the entire trajectory of my life. I had just moved out on my own, I was working...

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