The Advance-Titan

Indigenous peoples day

Lydia Westedt, News Reporter

October 23, 2019

The first-ever statewide observance of Indigenous Peoples Day in Wisconsin gives well-overdue recognition to the first people who lived here, Inter-Tribal Student Organization President Tatum DePerry said. DePerry said Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order to honor the holiday alongside Columbus Day...

NCCA recognized organization comes to campus

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, News Reporter

October 23, 2019

Last month, “Fit Fest” was hosted in the UWO Student Recreation and Wellness Center from the 26th to the 29th. Fitness professionals and aspiring fitness professionals were encouraged to attend. Fit Fest is hosted by the National Exercise Trainers Association, a nonprofit organization recognized...

OSA partners with Rent College Pads

OSA partners with Rent College Pads

Kaitlyn Scoville, News reporter

October 23, 2019

The Oshkosh Student Association passed a bill Oct. 14 that brought UW Oshkosh into a partnership with a website known as Rent College Pads. OSA Vice President Ian McDonald created the bill. In a Facebook post, he explained that RCP is an off-campus housing website that allows students to search for...

Trump repeals clean water regulation

Megan Behnke, News Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Trump Administration last month announced a repeal of a 2015 Obama-era clean water rule that placed limits on polluting chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and other bodies of water. Two UWO professors disagree with the repeal citing that wetlands help the environment and provide...

System officials double-down on Free Speech bill

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2019

The UW System president and Board of Regents president confirmed their faith in the Campus Free Speech Act, supported marginalized students, talked about getting hired and asserted that Wisconsin is a water state during a stop at UW Oshkosh on Oct. 22. UW System President Ray Cross and UW Board...

Plagiarism records released: English prof. investigated for misconduct

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

October 23, 2019

In September 2016, the UW Oshkosh department of English received information from an anonymous whistleblower that would cascade into a university investigation and a legal battle to keep records of the investigation sealed. The Advance-Titan obtained records pertaining to the investigation as well...

DOJ grant to curb domestic violence

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

October 23, 2019

UW Oshkosh received a $300,000 federal grant that will be used to address the issue of sexual and interpersonal violence across all three UW Oshkosh campuses. The U.S. Department of Justice grant will disperse the funds over a three-year period. Assistant Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Art Munin,...

UWO-FDL holds seed workshop

UWO-FDL holds seed workshop

Emma Klein, Writer

October 16, 2019

Community members participated in a seed collection and storage workshop at the UWO-Fond du Lac Campus as part of their prairie restoration and community education project last Saturday. Volunteers have planted 42 acres of local ecotype prairie, a distinct form of plant species occupying a particular...

Student sets sight on state senate

Student sets sight on state senate

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2019

Soon-to-be UW Oshkosh graduate Aaron Wojciechowski is running for Wisconsin’s 18th State Senate seat as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Dan Feyen. A 22-year-old Delavan, Wisconsin native, Wojciechowski said his campaign will center on issues concerning affordable health care, teachers, minorities,...

Strong defense and special teams play propels Titans past Pointers

Strong defense and special teams play propels Titans past Pointers

Greg Sense, Sports Reporter

October 16, 2019

The UW Oshkosh Football team dominated UW-Stevens Point in a 20-7 victory last Saturday, keeping the Titans undefeated in conference play this season. The Titans, 2-0 in conference, and 4-1 overall, remain tied with UW-Whitewater for first place in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The...

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