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COVID adds variables to fantasy football

Cory Sparks / The Advance-Titan
September 23, 2020

Fantasy football has always been an interesting entity. This year, however, fantasy football owners have even more variables to consider due to the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the league. With...

COVID spread is ‘significant, uncontrolled’ in Winnebago County

UWO Flickr — Students wearing masks to and from classes is now a common sight on the UW Oshkosh campus.
Chancellor: Students need to 'think critically' about decisions they make this weekend
September 18, 2020

UW Oshkosh reached a 24% student positivity rate as Winnebago County reached a record number of 149 positive cases on Thursday in what the Winnebago County Health Department is calling a “significant...

Chancellor town hall addresses COVID, enrollment concerns

Screenshot from Chancellor Leavitt's town hall
September 16, 2020

A week after classes began, UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt held a town hall Wednesday morning to update staff, faculty and others about the university’s coronavirus situation and more. “So...

UWO wrestlers adapt to COVID restrictions

(Left to right) Freshmen Cody Welker, Cade Schmitz, Jake Stritesky, and Nate Stokhaug lift weights at the UW Oshkosh Recreation and Wellness Center in preparation for their upcoming season.
September 16, 2020

With the rise of coronavirus cases throughout the country, it’s no secret that sports must have restrictions. At UW Oshkosh, the fall sports seasons have already been canceled in terms of competitive...

Ramping up the accessibility

Ramping up the accessibility
September 16, 2020

Ian McDonald, Oshkosh Student Association president, has been working with students and faculty members since early summer to “Ramp Up” UW Oshkosh and make the campus accessible to disabled students...

Online learning ‘new ballgame’ for many academic instructors

UW Oshkosh instructors spent the summer preparing for a hybrid of in-person and virtual instruction.
September 16, 2020

Over 130 instructors completed the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Summer 2020 Online Initiative that provided instructors with tools and strategies to teach effective online classes. “Online...

The New Normal

COVID-19 cases rise in Wisconsin universities
September 16, 2020

The staff of two UW Oshkosh campus residence halls was quarantined after a staff member’s coronavirus test result came back positive, although later testing produced a negative result. The Stewart...

Donated bikes aim to close the transportation gap in Oshkosh

Kaitlyn Scoville / Advance-Titan --Retired police officer Steve Sagmeister has been director of the Oshkosh Community Bike Program for 10 years to help eliminate transportation barriers for those who do not have a driver's license.
September 9, 2020

Situated in a donated workshop across from Sadoff Recycling at 36 10th Ave., hundreds of bikes of every size and for every age are lined throughout. Helmets are stacked, waiting for their next users at...

House of Heroes turns 25, continues to evolve

Joseph Schulz / The Advance-Titan — Celebrating 25 years of House of Heroes Comics and Games are, from left, Kevin Kimmes, Tripper Pech and Scott Dercks.
September 9, 2020

Scott Dercks has loved comic books most of his life and has spent the last 25 years sharing that passion with the Oshkosh community. He owns House of Heroes Comics and Games on Main Street, which has...

The Great ‘Titans Return’ hoax

UWO Flickr
September 9, 2020

As UW Oshkosh administrators guided members of the media through the socially distanced campus Sept. 1, Chancellor Andrew Leavitt told reporters his “top priority is going to be the safety and welfare...

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