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Curbside pantry aims to fight neighborhood food insecurity

Kaitlyn Scoville / The Advance-Titan — Mary Drephal, with two young children and a working husband, has stepped up to address food insecurity in her neighborhood on West 16th Avenue by putting up a curbside pantry.
August 13, 2020

A wide assortment of bright flowers and several butterflies accompany a renovated, painted and food-stocked wardrobe on the front lawn of a stay-at-home mother’s home. Mary Drephal, with two young...

Task force releases newest rules for coming back to UWO in fall

Task force releases newest rules for coming back to UWO in fall
All courses will no longer move online after Thanksgiving break
August 6, 2020

UW Oshkosh Police Chief and Recovery Task Force Implementation Team Leader Kurt Leibold released an email today outlining and emphasizing the group’s newest rules and enforcements for coming back to...

Evers declares public health emergency, requires masks statewide

Gov. Tony Evers at a DHS Media Briefing.
July 30, 2020

Today Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions. The...

WIAC cancels majority of fall sports

Hannah Preissner / Advance-Titan — The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the majority of fall sports this year will be canceled, including football.
Chancellor describes news as 'heartbreaking'
July 27, 2020

UW Oshkosh athletics fans will have to wait awhile before watching the Titans return to action, as the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the majority of fall sports this year...

Winnebago County unemployment numbers, explained

Winnebago County unemployment numbers, explained
Ongoing claims remain high, as new claims have decreased
July 23, 2020

After a decade of steadily decreasing jobless claims, the May unemployment rate in Winnebago County was higher than when it peaked following the Great Recession, according to data released the last full...

Residents urge county board to vote down health officer amendment

Residents urge county board to vote down health officer amendment
July 23, 2020

Dissent for the proposed Winnebago County Health Ordinance was met with cheers from the crowd as residents voiced their concerns over further COVID-19 restrictions at the County Board of Supervisors meeting...

To fly or not? Caution is always best

Kaitlyn Scoville / The Advance-Titan — Signs in airports remind travelers to social distance.
July 23, 2020

From July 18 to 22, my father and I decided to brace the rising national COVID cases to visit my sibling in California, whom we haven't seen in about six months. Our flight out on July 18 consisted...

Oshkosh encourages citizens to use face coverings

Oshkosh encourages citizens to use face coverings
July 20, 2020

Oshkosh Mayor Lori Palmeri issued a proclamation aimed at encouraging the use of face coverings within the city at the July 14 Oshkosh Common Council meeting. While not a mandatory requirement, the...

Gerrymandering: Democracy’s greatest adviser or adversary? 

Gerrymandering: Democracy’s greatest adviser or adversary? 
July 14, 2020

In a democracy, it is the voters who choose the politicians to represent them in Congress. However, what if the politicians began cherry picking voters to increase their chances of winning? It’s been...

Students excited to return to on-site classes

UW Oshkosh Photo — Computer labs and classrooms will look a lot different when students return to campus in the fall.
July 13, 2020

Some UW Oshkosh students have responded optimistically to an email announcement on July 9 from University Police Chief and Recovery Task Force spokesman Kurt Leibold that provided more details on in-person...

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