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

Josh Lehner / Advance-Titan — From left, Matthew Hansen took third place, Cole Saathoff received first place and Ari Malloy took second place in UWO’s Elevator Pitch contest Tuesday night.

UWO’s own ‘Shark Tank’ casts $1,500 to innovative students

Josh Lehner, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Students pitched their ideas for the chance to win $1,500 during UWO’s Elevator Pitch event on Tuesday night, with many students focusing on sustainability and new approaches to established markets. Participants...

Liam Beran/Advance-Titan — Former Secretary of the Department of Education Betsy DeVos and  Marquette University Emeritus Professor Howard Fuller discuss the future of education at UW Oshkosh Tuesday night.

DeVos, Fuller debate future of education

Liam Beran, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

“There’s a distinction between public education and the system that delivers it.” That statement by Howard Fuller, Marquette University professor emeritus, embodied the conversation between himself...

Pedestrians warned to stay off Algoma roadway due to safety hazard

Advance-Titan staff September 22, 2022

An email today from UW Oshkosh Acting Chief of Police Chris Tarmann warned that pedestrians who illegally cross Algoma Boulevard may be cited  as the road construction project enters its final weeks. Tarmann...

Photo courtesy David Siemers — UW Oshkosh Chief of Staff Alex Hummel, far right, met with various people on Monday before the chancellor announced the university would not outsource its custodial, maintenance and grounds employees.

Leavitt rules against outsourcing custodial, grounds and maintenance crews

Katie Pulvermacher, News and Managing Editor September 13, 2022

Cautious optimism. This is Custodian Anne Armstrong’s takeaway after she and 100 other custodian, grounds and maintenance workers almost lost their state jobs due to outsourcing at UW Oshkosh. “Nothing...

Photo: Charlie Bruecker / The Advance-Titan —
Custodians, grounds and maintenance crews, faculty, staff and others marched around campus on Tuesday to stop UW Oshkosh from outsourcing jobs.

‘Keep our jobs here, keep our people near’

Katie Pulvermacher, News and Managing Editor September 7, 2022

“Hey hey, ho ho. Keep the jobs at UWO” was heard throughout the streets of UW Oshkosh during a protest Tuesday afternoon meant to keep the jobs of custodial, grounds and maintenance crews safe from...

Students pledge to become national organ donors

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, Assistant News Editor April 26, 2022

The “A Piece for Peace” campaign hosted its annual Reeve Memorial Union tabling event to promote organ donation from 1-3 p.m. on April 26. Held by the Dr. Julie Henderson Public Relations Student...

Jacob Link/Advance-Titan — Titans announce new football coach Peter Jennings

Former Whitewater offensive coordinator named new Titan football coach

Jacob Link, Co-Sports Editor March 1, 2022

UW Oshkosh Athletic Director Darryl Sims announced today that Peter Jennings would be the new head coach of the Titan football team during a press conference at the Culver Family Welcome Center. “Peter...

April Lee / The Advance-Titan  Although the Supreme Court struck down a statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, masks are still required on the UWO campus, as well as in the city and Winnebago County.

Supreme Court strikes down statewide mask mandate

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor April 1, 2021

By Sophia Voight The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, blocking the governor’s effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In a 4-3 ruling,...

County postpones mask mandate indefinitely, city to decide on similar mandate in March

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2021

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors voted to postpone a county-wide mask mandate indefinitely on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Oshkosh Common Council held its first reading of  a similar city-wide...

UW Oshkosh to open new COVID testing site

UW Oshkosh to open new COVID testing site

Sophia Voight, Co-News Editor November 4, 2020

UW Oshkosh will be opening a new COVID-19 testing center at Culver Family Welcome Center Nov. 9 with new Abbott BinaxNOW rapid antigen tests that provide results in 15 minutes to help combat the surge...

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