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5K for mental health awareness

5K for mental health awareness

Megan Behnke, News Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Spotlight, Top Stories

Seven hundred participants showed up for the annual 5K for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness at Oshkosh North High School last Saturday. The National Alliance on Mental Illness hosted the 5K. NAMI provides education, advocacy and support to help people cope with mental illness. NAMI Executive...

Lack of UWO vaccination policy injects concern

Lack of UWO vaccination policy injects concern

A-T staff

May 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

A misguided public health concern over vaccinations has led to the quarantine of seven schools and two universities, a 300% increase in measles cases worldwide and the greatest number of measles cases in the U.S. since its elimination over 19 years ago. The anti-vax movement has begun to make its...

Chancellor, students weigh in on age-old hot dog debate

Chancellor, students weigh in on age-old hot dog debate

Ethan Uslabar, Campus Connections Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Campus Connections, Campus Connections Cartoon, Spotlight, Top Stories

Hot dogs, a food synonymous with American celebration, have been embroiled in debate for the entirety of their existence, spanning back over 150 years to Europe. Of the many questions surrounding hot dogs is that they inhabit a peculiar space in the food categorization continuum, hanging on the precipice...

Promball tops off rugby’s season

Promball tops off rugby’s season

Ally Gwidt, Assistant Sports Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spotlight, Top Stories

The UW Oshkosh women’s rugby team finalized its winning spring season after taking second place in the Titans’ annual 7s Promball tournament on Friday in Oshkosh. The Titans, who concluded their season by placing either first or second in all of their competitions, split up into two teams, Oshkosh...

Geology professor shares his survival story

Joseph Schulz, Regional Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Spotlight, Top Stories

Valentine’s Day 2008 started out as a day like any other for Joseph Peterson, but in a matter of minutes, it turned into a day that will be ingrained in his memory for the rest of his life. Peterson was a graduate student at Northern Illinois University working toward his Ph.D. He was teaching an ...

Track and Field brings home five winners at WIAC Championship

Evan Moris, Sports Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The UW Oshkosh men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship at UW-Platteville last weekend. The men’s team finished in second place with 138 points while the women’s team took fifth at 69 points. UW-La Crosse finished first...

Counseling Center earns IACS accreditation

Amber Brockman, News Writer

May 9, 2019


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The UW Oshkosh Counseling Center has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), which is considered the highest standard available for campus counseling centers. UWO Counseling Center director Sandra Cox said accreditation is a formal process that provides awareness...

Sylvia Carey-Butler leaves to pursue a new position at Kennesaw State University

Amber Brockman, News Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Spotlight, Top Stories

UW Oshkosh Assistant Chancellor for Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence Dr. Sylvia Carey-Butler has accepted the chief diversity officer position at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, effective July 29. In a mass email sent yesterday from UWO Chancellor Andrew Leavitt, an update will be ...

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