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The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Kylie Balk-Yaatenen was the Arts & Entertainment editor for the 2021-2022. Her and her grandpa are pictured above.

I’m so over writing headlines

Kylie Balk-Yaatenen, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 4, 2022

My time has finally come to write a senior sendoff, and I have been struggling to decide how I wanted to start it. I obviously have so many people to thank and so many things I learned in my time here...

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Lexi Wojcik Kretchmer was assistant news editor and writer.

Assistant editor goes out with a laugh

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, Assistant News Editor May 4, 2022

My time at the Advance-Titan began when I wrote a letter to the editor titled “Ditch the straw, save the earth” for my honors macroeconomics class in hopes that I could get extra credit for it if it...

Mackenzie Seymour

Joining The A-T was the best decision

Mackenzie Seymour, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Last spring, my mom texted me about an advertisement she had seen on Facebook. It was about The Advance-Titan newspaper looking for new writers. With encouragement from my mom, I reached out to Barb Benish,...

‘What matters’

‘What matters’

April Lee, Photo Editor December 8, 2021

“The road to success is never a straight line” was the best advice I was given. For a while, I compared myself to others who graduated and had a career going. A lot of my graduating high school...

‘I guess it’s over’

‘I guess it’s over’

Amber Brockman, Managing Editor December 8, 2021

It’s only been two years, but I feel I’ve lived a thousand lives during my time with the Advance-Titan, and a thousand more for every person I was lucky enough to meet along the way. I’ve heard...

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Heidi Docter joined The Advance-Titan as a copy editor in fall of 2019. She became the Copy Chief in spring 2021.

Copy Chief adorns wizard hat for last time; cries

Heidi Docter, Copy Desk Chief May 5, 2021

I joined the revered, award-winning, infamous Advance-Titan back in fall 2019 as a wildly inexperienced copy editor. The only editing experience I had was as a tutor at the Writing Center, which, let me...

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Grant Hunter served as The Advance-Titan’s Web Editor for the spring and fall 2020 semesters before transitioning into his current role as the publication’s Social Media Manager in spring 2021.

What do you mean ‘headline’? Who the hell are you people?

Grant Hunter, Social Media Manager May 5, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen I invite you to break from the norm and for a moment pay attention to the man behind the curtain. Avid Advance-Titan readers would see me and never recall a single story of mine. Well...

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Carter Uslabar drew cartoons for The Advance-Titan’s staff editorials for two years before becoming the Arts & Entertainment editor. He became the Editor-in-Chief in spring 2020 and remained in that position through spring 2021.

Editor to overthink headline for last published piece

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief May 5, 2021

This is all Jack Tierney's fault—I just wanted to do more cartoons. For two years I did editorial cartoons (of highly variable quality) for The Advance-Titan's staff editorials. Toward the end of...

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Sophia Voight was a news reporter for The Advance-Titan for a semester before becoming the Opinion section editor. Beginning
in fall 2020, she served as the Assistant News Editor.

News editor realizes she majored in journalism: ‘Rats!’

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor May 5, 2021

A common spite made in our newsroom is “how could you be a journalism major and not work for your student newspaper?” Walk into most journalism courses and they’ll probably give you a speech...

Copy chief’s caffeine-addled hands type thanks to family, friends

Copy chief’s caffeine-addled hands type thanks to family, friends

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief December 9, 2020

My college career began in September 2017. I was fresh out of high school and ready for a change. However, I was a commuter. I knew from the get-go that meeting new people and becoming active on campus...

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