The Advance-Titan

OSA plans Titan Discount expansion

Colton Shearier

November 5, 2015

[media-credit name="Graphic by Jessica Zemlicka" align="alignleft" width="261"][/media-credit] Students, alumni, faculty and staff are eligible for discounts at local, national and online businesses through the Titan Discounts Club. According to the Oshkosh Student Association’s website, UWO commu...

Womanism emphasizes race

Jessica Johnson

November 5, 2015

The Women’s Center, The Women’s Advocacy Council, The Sisterhood and the Social Justice Club hosted two scholarly speakers to discuss the similarities and differences between feminism and womanism at the Voice Unheard: A Conversation within Feminism and Womanism event on Nov. 3 in the Reeve Memorial Union Theatre...

Ryan elected as Speaker of the House

Jason Neumeyer

November 5, 2015

The House Republicans elected Republican representative from Wisconsin’s First District Paul Ryan to Speaker of the House after Congressman John Boehner announced his resignation amidst internal pressure on Oct. 29. Political science major and Northeast Regional Director of the UW Oshkosh Colle...

OSA calls for A-T reform

Haley Walters

November 5, 2015

The UW Oshkosh Student Association is calling for the resignation of the Advance-Titan adviser citing the paper’s long-term debt and questionable leadership, but Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said he will not enforce the resolution if it passes next week. The A-T has been in debt since 2009 despite m...

Clow open for Spring 2016 semester

Jessica Johnson

October 29, 2015

Renovations to UW Oshkosh’s Clow Social Science Center will conclude in time for the spring semester of 2016. UWO Planning Director JoAnn Rife said the renovation on the buildings are nearing the end of phase one. “Contractors are in the process of completing the finish work [painting...

UWO administration prepares for 2016 Strategic Plan

Colton Shearier

October 29, 2015

Chancellor Andrew Leavitt tasked Provost Lane Earns with developing a Strategic Plan which will refocus the University’s goals to prioritize student academic success. Assistant Vice Chancellor and member of the Strategic Planning Committee Jamie Ceman said the Strategic Plan is vital to the future...

Perkins Loan program expires, impacts financial resources for students

Jessica Zemlicka

October 29, 2015

The end of the Federal Perkins loan means more than 20,000 low-income students in Wisconsin will not receive the additional funding to continue their education, according to Sen. Tammy Baldwin. “Since 1958, the Federal Perkins Loan Program has been successfully helping America’s students access...

IAC stands behind University decision to cut athletic teams

Haley Walters

October 29, 2015

When a small group of student athletes entered an open meeting with the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee on Oct. 15, they were looking for answers as to why their teams would no longer have a place at UW Oshkosh. Five days later, the IAC issued its statement. Men’s soccer and tennis players said...

Intervention needed for drunk drivers

Katie Knox

October 28, 2015

*Names have been changed to protect the identity of those involved. The Varsity Club is crammed for a Tuesday night--Specials include $2.50 double rail mix drinks and $2 tap beers—cheap for college students looking for a quick buzz. At the end of the bar away from jukeboxes blaring ‘90s music and...

English Club, New Moon

Grace Riggert

October 28, 2015

The UW Oshkosh English Club join forces with New Moon Café will host a weekly community-based writing workshop on Wednesdays starting Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. Coffee and Quill Creative Writing was an idea started by English Club member David Gold. “I am very excited to get this going,” Gold said. “I love...

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