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UWO Rallies Against Budget Cuts

UWO Rallies Against Budget Cuts

UW Oshkosh students and campus community members rallied outside Polk Library in the pedestrian mall Tuesday to voice their opinions and oppositions regarding the additional budget cuts proposed by the Department of Administration. The budget lapse is thought to have a possible effect on Oshkosh and the UW System as a whole by threatening layoffs, larger class sizes and eliminating student services such as tutoring. "The UW System is seeing 38 percent of the proposed cuts," Oshkosh Student Association speaker Jeci Casperson...

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Student Groups Inform On Recall Process

United Wisconsin and the Democratic Party of Wisconsin have already passed the 300,000 signatures mark, more than half the total they need to initiate a recall election against Gov. Scott Walker. "Volunteers have collected more than 301,000 signatures in the two weeks since the recall drive has begun," Steven Potter, communications assistant for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, said. The 60 days to gather 540, 206 valid signatures necessary for a recall election on Walker began on Nov. 15, and the UW Oshkosh College Democrats have been collecting signatures in Reeve Memorial Union. They collected more than 1,000 in the first few days. "The table in Reeve was [the] main campaign strategy...

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Jobs Hearing Lets Community Voice Concerns, Worries

A jobs hearing was held Monday in Reeve Memorial Union allowing community members to discuss with elected officials the grievances they have regarding job creation in Wisconsin. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Wisconsin State American Federation of Labor and Congress of Individual Organizations, and Wisconsin Jobs Now!, helped community members speak out about their concerns. "A jobs hearing is a chance for constituents to speak directly with their lawmakers on one of the most important issues facing local communities across Wisconsin—the need for family-supporting jobs," Secretary-Treasurer of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Stephanie Bloomingdale said. The Wisconsin Jobs Now! online states...

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Baldwin urges students to vote

Wisconsin congresswoman Tammy Baldwin spoke on campus Tuesday as part of a statewide college tour encouraging students to vote. As this year’s election season begins, students should be aware of important issues such as college affordability and the state of the middle class, according to Baldwin. “I believe that you [students] can make a critical difference in the outcome of the elections and the direction of our country and our state by your participation in this election,” Baldwin said. Baldwin has represented the second congressional district of Wisconsin since 1999. She is the first Wisconsin woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and is the first non-incumbent, openly gay person to serve in Congress. Baldwin addressed her concerns regarding...

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State Senator Jessica King Wins Chairman's Pick

State Senator Jessica King Wins Chairman's Pick

Students at UW Oshkosh have a lot of choices to make at the polls this Tuesday and have boxes to check, not just for President, but for every major seat down the ticket. With so many names on yard signs and door hangers it’s easy for truly dedicated elected officials to slip through the cracks. This endorsement by our Chairman is for a democratic candidate that may not have superPAC money to tell you who they are, but who have, through action and word, made it clear that they deserve your vote.

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