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Fox Valley hospitals nearing capacity, as COVID continues to surge in Oshkosh

Courtesy of an Ascension press release -- Area hospitals are nearing capacity amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
October 9, 2020

In a video that has now gone viral, Mark Schultz, co-owner of Oblio’s Lounge in Oshkosh, lays in a hospital bed with oxygen tubes up his nose. As Schultz describes his battle against COVID-19...

There will be record voter turnout this year. Vote early!

There will be record voter turnout this year. Vote early!
October 9, 2020

Hello, I’m Debra, founder and CEO of VoteAmerica, one of the biggest voter turnout organizations in the country. I've lived and worked in Silicon Valley for a long time but I got out of tech and...

FIXED: Family at the heart of Myron’s recovery

October 7, 2020

Myron Batiste shook his head and laughed at the mugshot showing a sullen man with dead eyes, staring into the void. Wearing his best shirt and tie, Myron was laughing because he is no longer the...

Chaos in Kenosha: A UW Oshkosh alumnus shares experience on the ground

Police in riot gear are confronted by a group of people protesting systemic racism and police brutality. (Photo by Leviathan Whitfield)
October 7, 2020

As chaos began to envelop Kenosha in the late days of summer, following the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake, UW Oshkosh alumnus Leviathan Whitfield traveled to the city to document the unrest. Whitfield...

Lacy: ‘Treatment was never going to be enough’

October 7, 2020

Pain and addiction “When my first daughter was 2, I got addicted to opioids. I had never done them before, but then I broke a bone in my foot and I got a kidney infection in the same three-month...

Oshkosh, Neenah areas see huge COVID-19 case surge

April Lee / The Advance-Titan — Masks are mandated inside all UWO  buildings to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
September 30, 2020

The Oshkosh-Neenah area is experiencing the second-fastest COVID-19 case surge in the nation, according to the New York Times, with 1,424 active cases in Winnebago County as of Tuesday. In addition,...

‘Your mother just saved your life’

'Your mother just saved your life'
Kurtis Rodriguez's path to recovery
September 30, 2020

Kurtis Rodriguez only had a few minutes to get ready in his mother’s basement. His father was waiting outside to take him to the Winnebago County Jail for his drug test. Being out on bond sucked....

FIXED: Our Project and the Lessons Learned

September 30, 2020

The FIXED Storytelling Project was intended to have an event on May 5, 2020. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, that event has been canceled. Stories from this project will be published throughout...

College students will decide this election, vote!

College students will decide this election, vote!
September 27, 2020

This is a sponsored letter from VoteAmerica - a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to increasing student voter turnout. Dear Students, Let’s cut to the chase -  a lot of people have probably told...

As COVID cases rise, administration pleas with students to avoid close contact

Carter Uslabar / The Advance-Titan
September 23, 2020

Chancellor Andrew Leavitt and other members of the UW Oshkosh administration answered student and parent concerns related to COVID-19 protocols on campus in a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday. “There...

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