The Advance-Titan

Music professor retires after 41 years

April 29, 2015

Walter “Wally” Messner will be retiring from UW Oshkosh’s music department in July after teaching for 41 years. Messner earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education at UWO and helped to start the first music recording program in the state in 1974. Messner grew up on a farm in Wisconsin,...

“920’s Most Wanted” highlights future career

Abby Vandermolen

April 22, 2015

Shaylan Williams, 22, better known as Bentley Williams, is a native of Missouri who moved up to Green Bay, Wisconsin when he was in fourth grade. He is an up-and-coming hip-hop artist and last year opened for both Big Sean and Curren$y during two separate occasions at the Rave in Milwaukee. Williams...

Theater deparment ends season with “O Pioneers!”

Amanda Kinnunen

April 22, 2015

The UW Oshkosh Theater department premieres the musical “O Pioneers!” on Thursday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. to end its successful season. “O Pioneers!” was adapted from a book written by Willa Cather and takes place in the late 1800s to early 20th century. “It’s a book that I’ve loved for a very...

Speaker encourages diversity and communication

Chelsea Phillips

April 15, 2015

Samuel Betances spoke about immigration and developing strategies to help build relationships through diversity and communication on Wednesday April 15. The Race and Ethnicity Council brings in different speakers every year, who discuss current issues. Last year they invited Timothy E. Sams from Rensselaer...

Musica Viva! raises money for student scholarships

Holly Koenitzer

April 15, 2015

The UW Oshkosh music department hosted the fifth annual Musica Viva! on April 11 in the Arts and Communications Music Hall to raise money for music scholarships. Faculty, students and alumni of UW Oshkosh’s music department performed a broad range of instrumental, vocal, solo and ensemble compositions,...

Anti-revenge porn activist visits UWO

Amanda Kinnunen

April 15, 2015

Charlotte Laws spoke about her fight against revenge pornography when one of her daughter’s private pictures, along with personal information, were hacked from her computer and uploaded to Hunter Moore’s revenge porn website, isanyoneup.com. Revenge porn is sexually explicit media that is publically...

Wisconsin Hometown Stories highlights history of Oshkosh

Abby Vandermolen

April 8, 2015

UW Oshkosh’s History Club hosted Wisconsin Hometown Stories, a popular series on Wisconsin Public Television, for an early screening of the new Oshkosh episode to provide students with a history of the city. Vice President of the History Club Abigail Martin said that the chairman of the history department...

Musica Viva! funds music scholarships

Chelsea Phillips

April 8, 2015

The UW Oshkosh music department is hosting the fifth annual Musica Viva! To raise money for musical scholarships on Saturday, April 11 at 6 p.m. in the Arts and Communications Music Hall. There will be contemporary and historic musical entertainment performed by faculty, students and Oshkosh’s music...

“Osh the Record” broadcasts live

Holly Koenitzer

April 8, 2015

Titan TV broadcasted the first live, student produced talk show, “Osh the Record” on April 7 in Taylor Hall. According to UW Oshkosh student and creator Reegan Wallander, “Osh the Record” is a one-time special broadcast and a new opportunity for Titan TV. It gave Titan TV a chance to use its broadcast...

TransAction Week welcomes influential gender theorist

Amanda Kinnunen

April 8, 2015

Author, playwright, performance artist and gender theorist Kate Bornstein performed some of her favorite spoken-word pieces and relayed personal stories about gender identity as a part of TransAction week on April 2. “This is my autobiographical signature piece, my most personal stories, my favorite...

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