Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Nikki Brahm pets an arctic fox and conducts an interview at the Shalom Wildlife Center in West Bend as a reporting intern for the Washington County Daily News.

Internships: ‘game changer’ in job market

Josh Mounts October 17, 2018

One of the biggest worries college students face when graduation approaches is whether they will be able to get a job in the months after the ceremony. The UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism internship...

“Mean Girls” actor hosts UWO homecoming talent show

Jack Tierny, Campus Connections Editor October 17, 2018

Daniel Franzese, You-Go-Glenn-Co-Co star of “Mean Girls,” hosted a talent show in the Reeve Union Ballroom on Tuesday, Oct. 16 for the third night of homecoming. Franzese took the stage in black...

Dave “Doc” Lippert, who started the journalism dept., teaches a student how to use a camera.

Tech changes keep journalists always learning

Lauren Freund, Opinion Editor October 17, 2018

From typewriters to Mac computers, the UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism has experienced significant changes in technology over the past 50 years. Alumna Mary Bergin, ’73, experienced the Department...

UWO senior running back Mitch Gerhartz stiff arms Pioneer defender on his path to 75 total yards Saturday.

Titans pour it on late over Pioneers in first home game

Evan Moris, Sports Editor October 17, 2018

The UW Oshkosh football team faced UW-Platteville in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup Saturday in which the Titans prevailed with a 31-10 victory over the Pioneers. The Titans...

The 2018 Bike & Build team stopped to take a group photo in Jacksonville, Florida, while traveling across the country to build affordable housing.

Bike & Build travels to build affordable homes

Megan Behnke, News Writer October 17, 2018

The non-profit organization Bike & Build benefits affordable housing by having young adults bike across the country and build homes for those in need. Bike & Build operates cross-country and...

The UW Oshkosh team at nationals in 2003 with then-adviser James Tsao, far left.

Ad Club, advertising competition help students find careers in field

Christina Basken and William Hadley October 17, 2018

Getting practical experience and networking are two key factors in getting a job after graduation. The UW Oshkosh Advertising Club exists to help students within the Department of Journalism do both. Bill...

A line of police cars can be seen in the side mirror during rush-hour traffic on I-94 in Milwaukee. The road was shut down to honor a Milwaukee officer killed on duty.

Police suicide numbers rise

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor October 17, 2018

University Police Chief Kurt Leibold experienced 12 officer suicides during his 26 years as an officer and assistant chief of police in Milwaukee. One officer was dealing with the stressors of his job...

Titan forward Ashley Baalke moves ball versus past defender in Wednesday’s match.

Titans drop two games in WIAC play

Calvin Skalet, Editor in Chief October 17, 2018

The UW Oshkosh women’s soccer team lost a pair of conference matchups last weekend after the Titans fell to UW-Eau Claire on Saturday, Oct. 13 and lost to Stevens Point on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The...

PRSSA members visit journalism alumnus Shane Arman, front, at his Ketvchum office in Chicago.

Public relations program evolves, becomes its own major

Jessica Foster October 17, 2018

The UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism’s new public relations major may look like an overnight success, but it has been a long-term development. The Department of Journalism was created in 1968 to...

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UWO student Hannah Thorn poses for students Eli Miller and Lance Gulotta who are working on a multimedia project for class.

50 years of history in the making

Zach Dion, UWO Student October 17, 2018

Home is where the heart is. No one department at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh knows that better than the Department of Journalism. In five decades, the journalism department has had five different...

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