The Advance-Titan

Restructuring to change course catalogs across campuses

Joseph Shulz, Regional Editor

March 7, 2019


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The 2018-2019 school year has been a transition year for UW Oshkosh and its access campuses as administrators have been working to build a universal course catalog between the three campuses. Assistant Chancellor for Access Campuses Martin Rudd said he’s taken an oversight role in restructuring UW-Fox...

Power of ID aims to increase diversity in PR

Power of ID aims to increase diversity in PR

Jessica Bukielski, News Writer

February 28, 2019


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UW Oshkosh students are competing in a national competition with a campaign focusing on the power of inclusion and diversity in public relations and related fields. Five PR students implemented the Power of ID campaign in November for their class through the journalism department. UWO student Taylore...

UWO to Switch to Canvas

Megan Behnke, News Writer

February 28, 2019


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Starting in the fall 2019 semester, UW Oshkosh students can expect D2L to be fully switched over to Canvas, with a handful of courses already using the website. UWO Chief Information Officer Laura Knaapen said the information technology department ran a small number of classes in the fall 2018 semester...

68 of 278 incidents prompted the UPD to be called to dorms last fall

Zack Dion, News Writer

February 28, 2019


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Holding a door open for someone behind you. Leaving a dorm room unlocked... “You could get into Scott Hall pretty easily if you wanted to with Scotty’s being open until midnight,” UW Oshkosh sophomore Josh Brost said. “And they keep the door from Scotty’s open even when security check-ins...

Largest pile-up in WI history

Largest pile-up in WI history

Joseph Schulz, Writer

February 28, 2019


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One person died and 71 people were injured in a 131-car pileup on Highway 41 in Neenah on Sunday, according to a release from the Menasha Police Department. Andrew Schefelker, an Iola-Scandinavia School District science teacher, was the only fatality of the pileup. Schefelker was a research assistant...

HERstory Month lifts up women throughout campus with narratives

Kaitlyn Scoville, News writer

February 28, 2019


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UW Oshkosh is celebrating HERstory Month throughout March and the end of February to honor and increase the visibility of female-identifying individuals on campus. In honor of Women’s HERstory Month, there will be multiple events throughout the month of March, including the Titan LeadHERship Conference,...

Remembering Owen Eliasen

Remembering Owen Eliasen

Joe Shulz, Writer

February 28, 2019


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Owen Eliasen was adventurous. He loved sailing and skiing, and he shared his passion for the outdoors with elementary school students that he taught to sail and ski. The UW Oshkosh junior, just one month shy of his 21st birthday, died on Feb. 8 at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa due to a rare strain...

Social justice panel takes a look at racial prejudices

Social justice panel takes a look at racial prejudices

Amber Brockman, Writer

February 28, 2019


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The social justice panel, Navigating the Inequalities: Racism and Social Justice in the 21st Century, opened up a discussion with current UW Oshkosh African-American students to discuss the question, ‘Are racial prejudices still affecting lives?’ The event took place on Feb. 21 in Sage Hall and...

Ex-admin claims UWO discriminated against him for being gay

Ex-admin claims UWO discriminated against him for being gay

Jordyn Schraeder, News Writer

February 21, 2019


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The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development found no probable cause to pursue the Brandon Miller case after reviewing the discriminatory complaint the former associate vice chancellor for enrollment management filed against University of Wisconsin Board of Regents last year. On Jan. 8, 2018,...

KKK cause of theater production changes

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor

February 21, 2019


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A production by the theatre department titled “The Foreigner,” which includes a scene portraying Ku Klux Klan members, was recently canceled for being too divisive. The name of the Fredric March Theatre is also up for discussion since it was recently announced that Fredric March had ties to a KKK...

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