Veteran Jay Sao does homework in UW-Fox Valley's library Nov. 20.

Veterans enroll in college

Fifty-seven veterans are using education benefits at UW-Fox this semester. They are part of a growing veteran population on college campuses.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reports than more than one million veterans and their dependents have signed up for college classes during the last four years as more troops have been brought home.


Cathy Sandeen will take office as the UW Colleges’ chancellor Dec. 15.

Sandeen becomes new chancellor

The new chancellor of the UW Colleges and UW Extension, Cathy A. Sandeen, will take office Dec. 15.

She will oversee the 13 freshman-sophomore UW campuses and the extension offices in Wisconsin’s 72 counties.


Cheyenne McFarlin and Cody Ruppel are hypnotized on stage in UW-Fox Valley’s union Nov. 12.

Students hypnotized in the Union

Entertainer Tom Deluca hypnotized college students in front of a live audience Nov. 12 in Menasha.

Volunteers were hypnotized and asked to imagine themselves on vacation. They took off their socks, put on sun lotion, and lounged on stage.


UW-Whitewater professor Dan Stalder spoke as part of the Scholars Series Nov. 14.

Psychologist says people judge too quickly

Psychologist Dan Stalder shared examples during a Nov. 14 presentation in Perry Hall of how people’s biases can be reduced if they follow simple steps.

Stalder is a professor of psychology at UW-Whitewater who was invited to speak as port of UW-Fox Valley’s Scholars Series.


During the holiday season, students may struggle to balance their budget while buying gifts for family and friends.

Students budget for holiday shopping

The average individual will spend $804.42 this Christmas and holiday season between purchases of decorations, gifts, food, and other holiday expenses, a 2014 National Retail Federation’s holiday consumer spending survey, discovered.

Everyone, including college students, has loved ones for whom they buy gifts, but there are ways of giving without spending so much money.


Kassie, Deb, Kallie and David Krueger cross the finish line of the 5K Jingle Bell Run/Walk on Nov. 15.

Runners jingle all the way

UW-Fox Valley hosted the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis on Nov. 15.

Megan Mudge, events coordinator for UW-Fox Valley, explains how the Jingle Bell Run/Walk works.


Cyclone Nick Mohl guards a UW- Fond du Lac shooter during a game in the UW-Fox Valley field house Dec. 3.

Men's basketball team begins season with only one loss

The UW-Fox men’s basketball team experienced a solid start as November came to a close. 

Their lone setback was an 84-91 loss at UW-Waukesha.


Neva Steingraber shoots a free throw during UW-Fox's home game match up against UW-Fond du Lac on Dec. 3.

Cyclones struggle in start of season

The UW-Fox Valley women’s basketball team brought in 5 new faces to the program, after having only four returners from last season. Jess Runge, Caroline Birnhak, Ariel Oviedo, and Carly Zimmer return from last year, while Chloe Dougherty, Neva Steingraber, Brittney Braem, Miranda Bangart, and Kendra Van Camps make up the handful of newcomers. They bring talent, intensity, enthusiasm, and passion for the game.


WeonJeong Yoo practices piano on the UW-Fox campus in her free time between classes.

International students bring diversity to campus

International students and members of UW-Fox Valley’s Student Association (SA) were introduced during Bringing the World to Fox on Oct. 21.

Attendees at the event had a chance to ask international students questions and enjoy a free lunch provided by the Campus Activities Board (C.A.B.).


Cassie Bougie performs as Pickles in The Great American Trailer Park in the Lucia Baehman Theatre on the UW-Fox campus.

Cast brings trailer park humor to campus

A seven-person cast presented The Great American Trailer Park Musical in the Lucia Baehman Theatre Nov. 13-15 and 20-22.

The actors were supported by a 12-person technical crew as they amused theatergoers with the R rated story of a group of trailer park inhabitants and their everyday struggles.


Information about voter registration is available at https://myvote.wi.gov/

Young voters turn out in small numbers

Only 21.5 percent of eligible voters ages 18 to 29 voted in the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

Students at UW-Fox are no exception to the national trends for youth voting. It was difficult to find students who did vote and were willing to talk about it.


Katelyn Schneider

What frightens you most?

“Not having my mom around."

Mahogany Morales, freshman