UWGB Activities During COVID-19: Fun for All or Fun for None? 

UWGB activities on campus look very different this year due to COVID-19, with most in-person events being limited and restrictions in place. For almost every student coming to college for the first time, making friends is a huge concern. Many students come to school not knowing anyone; they put posts in groups on Facebook looking…

Politics, Polarization and YOU.

This election many things are at play; including, changing technology, distrust in the media and growing political polarization; how can voters make intelligent decisions? These decisions must take into account that political polarization in America is growing, according to a Pew Research study. Industry experts and students and professors at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay…

UWGB Students Adjust to Virtual Internships

Traditionally, internships are held in-person, but this semester they are looking a lot different as many companies are taking safety measures by having their interns work virtually from home due to COVID-19. Students apply year-round in hopes of gaining “real-world” learning experience where valuable skills are learned and practiced. Today, that experience has transformed into…

Carry On, Adapt & Perform – Continues

COVID-19 never went away over the summer, which led to a very different fall semester. Colleges across the country, including the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB), were faced with an unprecedented decision. They could either move to an entirely virtual format, hold classes in person or mix the two formats. The final decision was a…

UWGB Dining Tries New Options Amid COVID-19

By Grace M., Wynna B., and Travis B. (S.S. Phoenix) Dining services across the UWGB campus have had to make some challenging choices when it comes to COVID-19. One such place is the Leona Cloud Commons, the main dining hall on campus. The former buffet style has been modified to a service-oriented cafeteria, where staff…

UWGB Students First Presidential Debate Thoughts

GREEN BAY, WI. – The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden was held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The debate was watched by many students both on and off-campus who have a mixed identity of both democratic and republican views. Many students have strong criticisms of the first…

Safety Is Just a Screen Away

Many student organizations had to take their activities virtual for the fall 2020 semester to limit the chance of COVID-19 spreading on campus; this included the semester event, OrgSmorg. The university and student organizations had different perspectives on how the event turned out and why some didn’t choose to participate. OrgSmorg is an annual event…