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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

Leavitt discusses Chauvin verdict, graduation

Leavitt discusses Chauvin verdict, graduation

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief April 21, 2021

UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt joined the Oshkosh Student Association (OSA) assembly meeting to discuss the implications of the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the trial for George Floyd’s murder,...

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This week in UWO history

April 21, 2021

April 22, 1941 — Naturalist Karl H. Maslowski speaks at the Oshkosh Assembly. He shows “A Naturalist’s Diary,” a self-made film “dairy” of woodcocks, baby red foxes, singing toads and spring...

Graphic by Amanda Hollander

UW System won’t require COVID-19 vaccination

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor April 21, 2021

As the list of college campuses requiring students to have their COVID-19 vaccine for fall grows, the UW System campuses will exempt vaccinated students from testing requirements, but won’t mandate vaccinations. Duke...

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Cassandra Ross, right, embraces a protester overcome with emotion at an Appleton Black Lives Matter protest in May 2020 following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Ross organized the Appleton protest, which marched down College Avenue before ending peacefully in Houdini Plaza and the intersections of Oneida Street and College Avenue.

‘Justice is not just Chauvin’s conviction, justice would be George Floyd being alive’

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor April 21, 2021

Following former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict in George Floyd’s murder, local leaders and organizations rejoiced over accountability being delivered for Floyd’s death, but acknowledged...

Courtesy of Jim Koepnick
Local activist and UWO alumna, Ciara Hill (pictured), said local government and law enforcement need to acknowledge their part in upholding the systemic oppression of people of color in order to bring about equality and equity in Oshkosh.

Police violence still plagues country a year later

Tom Antrim, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Last year the United States had a rude awakening. The injustices that people of color, especially African Americans, endure was brought to the forefront. Minorities in the western world have...

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UW Oshkosh Associate Professor of anthropology Jordan Karsten hopes to help solve a cold case.

Oshkosh students dig for bones

Katie Pulvermacher, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Anthropology students at UW Oshkosh, along with their professor and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, are hoping to unearth the remnants of a missing man who was presumed murdered on August...

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