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What’s on the ballot in Oshkosh

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Sophia Voight, Asst. News Editor

October 28, 2020

Election Day is only five days out, and while media attention swirls around Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Oshkosh residents will also see state and local races on their ballot Nov. 3. On the state level, you will get to decide between incumbent Glenn Grothman and challenger Democrat Jessica King for...

FIXED: How did this police officer accidentally overdose?

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Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

October 28, 2020

“It was during the summer of 2017. It was super hot outside, and we were dispatched to an apartment complex. A male was in a car and wasn’t breathing. I was the first to arrive in a line of squad cars. I’m grabbing onto his shirt, around his armpits, just trying to get him out of the car. EMTs...

FIXED: ‘Thank you for saving my life’

FIXED: 'Thank you for saving my life'

Jack Tierney, FIXED Writer

October 28, 2020

The video showed grainy black and white images of a lifeless body lying on the ground as semi-trucks and motorists passed by. White clouds of condensation blew from the officers’ mouths as they moved like skilled professionals in the frozen winter night to save a life. The radio calls of the dis...

Wisconsin’s record youth voter registration predicted to greatly impact election results

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Lexi Langendorf, News Writer

October 28, 2020

As Wisconsin reaches record numbers of absentee ballot returns, hundreds of thousands of young voters have become registered to vote and are estimated to make up a generous portion of this year’s electorate. According to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, Wisconsin had 3,583,804 active registered...

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...

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...

Life as a remote student during a pandemic

Sara Fleming, News Writer

October 14, 2020

Every day starts just like the day before: my alarm wakes me up at 8 a.m. It’s time for me to get ready for a day of college classes, but something is very different. The room I’m waking up in is not a dorm room — it is my bedroom in Appleton. The classes I’m getting ready for are not on campus,...

Brenda: Wisconsin is ‘what we needed to get clean’

Brenda: Wisconsin is ‘what we needed to get clean’

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

October 14, 2020

As told to Joseph Schulz “What led me to drugs was losing my kids — the pain of it. I was like, ‘Well, I tried pot and I didn't get addicted. I tried acid and I didn't get addicted. Why would I get addicted to heroin if I just did it once?’ While I was using, I needed money, so I shoplifted. When I got arre...

Responsibility at the heart of Nick’s recovery

Responsibility at the heart of Nick’s recovery

Gabrielle Fischer, FIXED Writer

October 14, 2020

As told to Gabrielle Fischer Pain and addiction “My mother was a heroin addict. When I was 7, she dropped me off at a place called the Friendship House in Pennsylvania. It was supposed to be for the weekend, but she didn’t come back until I was 10. By then, I had ADHD and was getting in trouble every...

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