The Advance-Titan

Airpod users know the wave

Airpod users know the wave

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 3, 2019

Apple continued to walk their way through the world of wireless tech on March 20 with the release of their second-generation AirPod headphones, and UW Oshkosh students took notice. Sophomore Nik Klessig said he wears his AirPods daily and said they’ve made his life as a student more convenient...

Introducing Midwest Jake, a moody rapper

Introducing Midwest Jake, a moody rapper

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

April 3, 2019

Two weeks ago, before spring break, UWO senior Jake Laforest (Midwest Jake) was studying at a desktop computer in Polk Library dressed in black jeans and a buttoned shirt, listening to music and staring continuously with long blond hair falling out of the back of his hat. Two weeks later, and after...

Trivia night rewards in the Underground

Trivia night rewards in the Underground

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 20, 2019

Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau partnered with a 400-level Public Relations class on Monday night to promote off-campus activities in Oshkosh to UWO students. The campaigns class and the nonprofit OCVB hosted the event in the Titan Underground where trivia games were played and raffle prizes...

Regional bands rise in Titan Underground

Regional bands rise in Titan Underground

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 20, 2019

"Five of the region’s top rock bands gathered in the Titan Underground on March 14 to play Wisco! The Music Fest! hosted by Reeve Union Board. Subgenres included indie, alternative and emo rock. No judges were present, but prizes were awarded, and pie was offered as March 14 is National Pie Day...

Students answer topical question

Students answer topical question

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 20, 2019

In cities throughout the world, high school and middle school age students are skipping classes on Fridays to make a statement about climate change and tagging it on social media as #FridaysForFuture. The movement is led by a 16-year-old Swedish political activist named Greta Thunberg who tweeted...

Drag queen talks life and career

Drag queen talks life and career

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

March 13, 2019

Ordained minister, UW Oshkosh junior and elementary special education major Jacob Fulton is an awarded drag star who tours the Midwest performing at shows, pageants and clubs. When Fulton first took the stage two years ago as Momma J, his stage persona, he said he was mortified, horrified and nervous...

Celebrate UW-Fond du Lac theatre’s 50th anniversary with ‘Silent Sky’

Celebrate UW-Fond du Lac theatre’s 50th anniversary with ‘Silent Sky’

Joseph Schulz, Campus Connections

March 13, 2019

The UW-Fond du Lac theatre department began celebrating its 50th anniversary with a production of Lauren Gunderson’s “Silent Sky” on March 12 and 13. “Silent Sky” is about real-life astronomer Henrietta Leavitt’s work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s. The play also marks...

DJ DOM CITY is Oshkosh’s DJ

DJ DOM CITY is Oshkosh’s DJ

Jack Tierney, Jack Tierney

March 7, 2019

DJ DOM CITY is the first and only resident DJ of all three campus socials: Molly McGuire’s, Kelly’s Bar and French Quarter. He’s the president of UW Oshkosh’s Omega Delta Phi Greek organization and the national undergraduate representative of Omega Delta Phi with jurisdiction in four of seven...

Juuling epidemic is lit on campus

Juuling epidemic is lit on campus

Jack Tierney, Campus Connections Editor

February 28, 2019

Juuling is the latest smoking trend to harm a generation, and it’s just an extension of the electronic cigarette takeover that the Food and Drug Administration has called an epidemic. Students can be seen juuling on campus on their way to class, in their dorm rooms or eating at the café. A Juul...

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