The Advance-Titan

‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ holds up, Fredric March does not

‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ holds up, Fredric March does not

Owen Peterson, Columnist

November 7, 2019

Fitting in with the Halloween mood last week, UW Oshkosh’s International Film Series screened the 1931 horror classic “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” at Reeve Union Theater last Wednesday. The film stars Fredric March, a name that should be familiar to many UWO students, both from the name of the...

Life as a queer professor at UWO

Life as a queer professor at UWO

Jerry D. Thomas, Guest Columnist

November 7, 2019

By Jerry D. Thomas Associate prof, political science I used to view being gay as society’s boot on my neck. My sexuality is the “thing” that marks me as different, which today might seem passé. But I am 50 years old, and I suffered (and “suffered” is not an overstatement)...

UP responds to complaint concerning Run with the Cops photos

UP responds to complaint concerning Run with the Cops photos

Bethanie Gengler, Columnist

November 2, 2019

I returned to college to get a degree in journalism because all my life I’ve felt silenced. As the seventh out of eight children born in a blended family, I never felt like my voice was heard. This feeling continued throughout my adult life. A drug charge in 2009 sent me on a path that led to a...

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Leo Costello, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2019

Area 51 ‘Naruto’ Runner Be a meme lord this year by dressing up as one of the people who stormed Area 51 in September to free the aliens. Go find an alien plush toy to carry in order to really sell it. When someone asks who you’re supposed to be, grab your alien and run away as quickly as ...

Why I chose UWO over Madison

Why I chose UWO over Madison

Owen Peterson, Columnist

October 30, 2019

When I was applying to colleges as a senior in high school, it seemed like everyone was intent on going to UW Madison. So after I got accepted to Madison, many of my friends were surprised to hear that I was choosing to attend UW Oshkosh in the fall instead. Being somebody who has always taken their...

Food & Drink: The best restaurants and bars near UWO

Jessica Rosga and Lauren Reidinger, Columnists

October 23, 2019

Fox River Brewing Company 1501 Arboretum Dr. A classic restaurant for anyone who needs a large place to hold a group gathering is Fox River Brewing Company. FRBC brings a more formal environment but with prices that won’t break the bank. As someone who has celebrated numerous birthdays there,...

From leukemia to student sportscaster

From leukemia to student sportscaster

Stewart Atkinson, Guest Columnist

October 23, 2019

I knew at a very young age that I wanted to be a sports broadcaster. I looked up to people like Stuart Scott — maybe it was because we share the same name. I enrolled into the radio/TV/film program at UW Oshkosh in the fall of 2014. I was ready to learn new skills, perfect my craft and get ready to...

Michigan rapper shows different side in ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’

Zach Stremer, columnist

October 16, 2019

Michigan rapper Danny Brown has always flown under the radar, only popular in niche music circles. He gained notoriety in 2016 with his album “Atrocity Exhibition,” highlighting his unique production style, drug-binge fueled lyrics and a notable feature from Kendrick Lamar in the track “Really...

Pub Crawl: Drinking before sundown

Lauren (middle) cracks open a beer with her roommates Katie (left) and Payton (right) at Pub Crawl.

Lauren Reidinger, columnist

October 16, 2019

8 a.m. — It was a crisp morning when my alarm went off on Saturday, Oct. 12, the beginning of fall Pub Crawl. Although some of my friends had already been up for an hour, downing their first sips of beer, I was just waking up to get ready to join them. Pub Crawl happens twice a year, once in the fa...

Twin pop duo share hardships growing up gay in new memoir

Rachel Bays, columnist

October 16, 2019

“High School,” a memoir written by Tegan and Sara Quin, tells a compelling and emotional coming-of-age story of the identical twin sisters long before they became famous award-winning pop icons. In their memoir, Tegan and Sara share what life was like as queer teenagers growing up in Calgary...

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses
Opinion