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

Former IT specialist charged with theft of UWO equipment

Former IT specialist charged with theft of UWO equipment

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor December 4, 2019

Former UW Oshkosh IT specialist Michael Van Vonderen has been charged with theft of university equipment valued between $10,000 and $100,000. He is accused of taking the items from offices and storage...

UWO bacteriology class partners with Tiny Earth

UWO bacteriology class partners with Tiny Earth

Lydia Westedt, Assistant Sports Editor December 4, 2019

UW Oshkosh science students are digging for answers in bacteriology class in order to address the issue of diminishing antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant superbugs. With the help of Tiny Earth, a...

130 students charged in government hoax

130 students charged in government hoax

Jack Tierney , Editor in Chief December 4, 2019

The U.S. government created a fake university to trap foreign national students in a Visa fraud scheme. After following through on their intentions, 130 foreign national students have been charged,...

Police fail to solve mystery: Shed some light on this horrific death

Police fail to solve mystery: ‘Shed some light on this horrific death’

Bethanie Gengler, Reporter December 4, 2019

This series includes interviews with the late Stephen Kappell’s best friend, sisters and the Oshkosh Police Department. The case files and evidence were unable to be located or were destroyed by authorities....

Oshkosh North High School student journalist Brock Doemel published an article that was removed by the school in March.

North student wins censorship battle

Bethanie Gengler, Reporter December 4, 2019

An article written by Oshkosh North High School student journalists that was pulled from The North Star website an hour after publication was factually accurate, leading to allegations of journalism censorship,...

Fantasy, sci-fi dominate highest grossing movies of all time

Megan Behnke, Reporter December 4, 2019

The highest grossing movies of the year and of all time have one striking similarity: they’re overwhelmingly fantasy and sci-fi. In 2019 alone, Walt Disney Studios has managed to bring in over a billion...

State Attorney General supports dissmissal of Title IX lawsuit

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor December 4, 2019

The university’s legal counsel, composed of state Attorney General Josh Kaul as well as Assistant Attorney Generals Anne Bensky and Gesina Carson, filed a brief in support of UW Oshkosh’s motion to...

Road construction more than street deep

Road construction more than street deep

Landen Moore , Reporter December 4, 2019

In Wisconsin, some say there are only two seasons: winter and road construction. Road construction can have an impact on anyone needing to reach their destination, whether it’s through delays or detours....

Technology infiltrates the classroom

Samuel Burke, Reporter December 4, 2019

What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “classroom?” For many, it’s inside a slightly worn-down building with hard linoleum floors that echo throughout the entire school....

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