Posts Tagged: UW Oshkosh

How smart is your phone?

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The first outdoor telephone line was used on April 4, 1877.  More than 130 years later, in 2011, phones aren’t just used for talking to someone in a different building anymore. Instead they can actually be used as mini computers, providing you with tons of knowledge at your fingertips day and night. And these phones… Read more »

National Student Athlete Day!

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If you’re a student-athlete, today is YOUR day. Founded in 1987 by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports, National Student Athlete Day is meant as a celebration of academic, athletic, and stewardship success. Additionally, April 6 marks the 2011 Giant Steps Awards, which honor those who demonstrate a balance of academics, athletics, life pursuits… Read more »

Tips for getting your books without going broke

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Many of us get a little worried about how we’re going to pay tuition each semester. We might pick up extra hours at our jobs, cut back on late night Jimmy John’s or rent movies rather than go to the movie theatre. But one thing we often forget during our saving is the cost of… Read more »

What Hollywood taught me about college…

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Movies offer a lot more than a couple hours of entertainment. They offer valuable life advice, especially for college students. Don’t believe me? Check out some of my all-time favorite movie quotes… complete with my personal explanation of how these offer solid advice for you in your college experience. “’Sometimes when the crew is up… Read more »

Things to Not Worry About in College

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If you are like I was my senior year of high school, you are now worrying about: paying for college, what you want to major in, how you will make friends, how to get good grades, and ultimately what you should do to prep for the rest of your life!  Hopefully you aren’t worrying quite… Read more »

The poor student’s guide to rocking spring break

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As I went up to my room after classes today, I ran into my friend Chelsea, who was carrying a package under her arm. “You got a package? Lucky!” I exclaimed. “Yeah. I bought myself a cute swimming suit for when I go to the Bahamas on break,” she responded. Some of you may be… Read more »

Happy National Nap Day!

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There’s a phrase that my friends and I often quote: “In college, you can get good grades, have a social life, and sleep. Now pick two.”

UW Oshkosh and LGBTQ Resource Center Work to “Make it Better”

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UW Oshkosh offers many opportunities to students to connect with others that differ from themselves. One of our campus resources, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transsexual Queer (LGBTQ) Resource Center, sponsored a movie night featuring the documentary Bullied and the premiere of the center’s student-made film “Together, We Make it Better.”

What’s hot enough to fry bacon? SKILLET!

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Saturday, March 5, 8:06 a.m.: Waking up without a voice never felt so good. I guess that’s what I get for screaming all night at a Skillet concert. Let’s recap the night…