The Advance-Titan

Sonnleitner steps down, takes on new role

Jessica Johnson

February 10, 2016

UW Oshkosh’s Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services Tom Sonnleitner is stepping down from day-to-day operations after 16 years as of March 1, 2016. Sonnleitner said he will be joining the Office of the Chancellor to continue working on projects he helped develop, and plans on retiring in “no more...

Advance-Titan completes $50,000 challenge grant, raises more than $54,000

Alison Herrmann

February 10, 2016

As part of a dollar-for-dollar challenge grant, the UW Oshkosh Advance- Titan raised more than $54,000, $50,000 of which will be matched by an anonymous donor, the paper announced Wednesday. The paper was forced into deficit spending in the late 2000s due to the loss of its routine advertisements. Even...

Dining operations offers more variety

Jessica Johnson

December 9, 2015

UW Oshkosh is likely to implement changes to the Reeve Union Marketplace, renovations to Blackhawk Commons and new vending machine operations at Polk Library before the end of the academic year. Assistant Director for Dining Services Marty Strand said the idea to renovate Blackhawk Commons came from...

UP continues arson investigation

Alison Herrmann

December 9, 2015

UW Oshkosh University Police still have no suspects in the wake of two arson cases, an official said on Wednesday. UP and the Oshkosh Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Fletcher Residences Hall on Monday Dec. 7 at 4:16 p.m. when a chair was set on fire. This was the second fire incident...

Professor Kevin Rau to be featured on ‘How It’s Made’

Jessica Zemlicka

December 9, 2015

UW Oshkosh adjunct professor Kevin Rau’s business, Rauhaus, will be featured on an upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made.” The segment will focus on old presses and highlight the resurgence of their use, according to Rau. Rauhaus is located inside the old First National...

UWO Millennials discuss current issues

Colton Shearier

December 9, 2015

The Millennials Club is an organization on campus devoted to sharing ideas on current issues in a relaxed environment. According to president and founder Eric Millburn, the club is a place where all people can come to talk and feel safe. “It’s providing an environment that is prejudice-free that...

Party.0 offers alternative night life

Jessica Johnson

December 9, 2015

UW Oshkosh students have discovered an alternative way to party with Party.0, which features all the activities of a party, but without the alcohol. Party.0 President Chris Schierl said the non-profit organization throws large-scale house parties, including a disc jockey, competitions, prizes, free...

Tarmann looks to establish trust with UWO community

Jake Batterman

December 2, 2015

University Police chief candidate Christopher Tarmann reviewed his theory on campus policing during an open forum Monday at Reeve Memorial Union Tarmann serves as the University’s interim chief of police and has been an officer in Oshkosh since 2008. Tarmann focused his discussion on the benefits of...

Professor’s letterpress studio leaves imprint

Jake Batterman

December 2, 2015

Carefully prying open a can of ink with a palette knife, designer Kevin Rau removes a small glob of blue rubber-based ink and dabs it onto a square of cardstock. He then meticulously weighs it on an antiquated triple beam balance, repeating with yellow, then white, before scraping, swirling and flipping...

Estrup’s plan focuses on rebuilding relationships

Jason Neumeyer

December 2, 2015

UW Oshkosh police chief candidate Cynthia Estrup spoke on building relationships between the UWO police department and campus community on Nov. 26. Estrup is a police sergeant at UW-Green Bay where she has held the position for the last three years. Estrup previously worked as a campus police officer...

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