Monthly Archives: February 2014

Chocolate Gone Too Far?


By Cassondra Temmer “Death by Chocolate” is just what it sounds like, everything related to chocolate all at once. And who doesn’t like chocolate? This is a great opportunity for anyone from the area or beyond to taste and sample it in many different forms in many different places. One of the participating business owners came up with this idea ... Read More »

Bartelt Acupuncture


By Justin Mitchell Nestled into the beautifully restored century-old office building at 146 Algoma Blvd in downtown Oshkosh, Bartelt Acupuncture offers patients an alternative health and wellness service designed to promote natural healing and overall health. Acupuncturist and owner Megan Bartelt, who received her Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine and Bachelors in Nutrition from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, ... Read More »

Community Partnership Helps Family Succeed, Improve The Community


By Hannah Opacich and Bethanie Vosters Habitat for Humanity believes that every family should have a safe and affordable place to live. Habitat works toward this goal by partnering with carefully selected families who are ready to dedicate their time and energy to the construction of new homes. The process gets everyone in the family involved in the build site, ... Read More »

NFL Predictions revisited Problems with Peyton


By Tom Smith I was so excited to write this column last Sunday until the New England Patriots laid a giant egg against the Denver Broncos that was sufficiently sized to make a Denver omelet that could feed the entire city of Denver. In my football season preview column in the September issue of the Scene I had predicted a ... Read More »

The Road to Wrestlemania 30 Leads Through Green Bay


By Tom Smith WWE Monday Night Raw is returning to Green Bay’s Resch Center on February 24, 2014. This is a stop on the road to Wrestlemania 30, which takes place in New Orleans on Sunday April 6, 2014. One of the WWE’s rising stars, Big E. Langston, took the time to speak with SCENE via telephone about his career ... Read More »

City Hall Takes Its Time With Divestment Proposal


By Miles Maguire Divestment is a word with an ominous ring to it. It sounds so extreme — the idea of grabbing your money and going home, cutting your ties with some other party even if it ends up costing you more than it costs the one you are divesting from. That’s why divestment campaigns most often start out as ... Read More »

Separate Ways, Separate We(s)


By Paul Van Auken The concept of community often serves as a theme or even organizing framework for this column. I don’t consider myself an expert on anything, but community is kind of my thing. I write about it here and in academic work, it is a common thread in a number of my classes at UW Oshkosh, and I ... Read More »

A story of brave women


By Donna Fischer Imagine the sense of betrayal a woman might feel if the government had denied the years of courageous service she and her fellow pilots put in during wartime. How would it feel to be resented and told by her male counterparts that she was inept? These things happened during World War II when the government turned to ... Read More »

Tricia’s Table


Mom’s Waldorf-Astoria Red Velvet Cake For years mom made me a red velvet cake which I begged for each year on my birthday. She made it using the original recipe supposedly from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel that included a butter cream frosting instead of the now-traditional cream cheese frosting. This is my attempt to duplicate her recipe…. Ingredients for cake: ½ ... Read More »

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