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New playground panders to adults

New playground  panders to adults

Leo Costello, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2019

As a lifetime resident of Oshkosh, the Little Oshkosh playground at Menominee Park, built by the community in 1997, was near and dear to my heart. Little Oshkosh was like an enormous wooden castle where kids of all ages, including adults, could play for hours without even touching the ground. It had...

Football claims a close-call game in final seconds

Greg Sense, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The UW Oshkosh football team came from behind to beat UW Platteville 24-20 last Saturday, moving the Titan’s into sole possession of 2nd place in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The game had a dramatic finish as the UW-Platteville Pioneers scored a touchdown with just under two...

Experienced team poised for success in 2019

Cory Sparks, Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

The UW Oshkosh women’s basketball team played their first and only exhibition game against UW-Green Bay on Oct. 30. The Titans lost by a score of 76-36 in the preseason matchup, but the team was able to identify their faults immediately. “For the most part, offensive rebounds for Green Bay got...

Fortnite creates new map, provokes thought on competitive gaming

Lance LeQue, Reporter

November 7, 2019

“Fortnite Battle Royale,” the wildly popular online battle royale video game, has finally received a face lift after two years of resounding success. The cultural phenomenon, which drew in more than 125 million players in less than a year after launching in July 2017 and earns hundreds of millions...

Broadcast received

Broadcast received

Ethan Uslabar, Editor, Arts&Entertainments

November 7, 2019

“The Phantom Broadcast,” a band from the Chicago area, swung through Oshkosh on Monday night on the second to last stop of a short Midwest tour. The band, comprised of members Evan Opitz, Dave Hollis, Colin Rambert and Nick Soria dropped their most recent, completely self-produced, mixed and mastered...

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)...

Historic architect honored

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

An Oshkosh man is being celebrated for his work in architecture 125 years after his design plans were finalized. William Waters designed buildings throughout Wisconsin that are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. He designed the Oviatt House at UW Oshkosh, homes on the Algoma...

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...

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...

Calling a national championship game

Calling a national championship game

Landen Moore, Contributor

November 5, 2019

Even though the stakes weren’t quite as high as the Super Bowl, NBA Finals or World Series, calling a national championship for your university’s men’s basketball team gives you a feeling that only a select few can relate to. Looking back on that memorable weekend, I can’t help but reflect...

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