Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Photos courtesy Dorian Boyland — Dorian Boyland played in 21 major league games with the Pirates
before being traded to the San Francisco Giants during the 1981

Humans of UW Oshkosh celebrate sesquicentennial

September 10, 2021

        Dorian Boyland Class of 1976 The first time I met Coach (Bob) White, I felt honestly loved and respected. He was at my high school in Chicago recruiting me to play basketball...

This week in UWO history

This week in UWO history

September 2, 2021

Sept. 2, 1966: Terry Jorgensen, a former baseball major leaguer and Oshkosh Titan standout, is born in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. A UW-Oshkosh Titans Hall of Fame member, Jorgensen helped lead the Titans to...

Tommy Titan in the 1972 Homecoming parade on Main Street. (Courtesy University Archives)

UWO creates first mascot 67 years ago

Kylie Balk-Yaatenen, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 1, 2021

This year marks the 150th anniversary of what is now known as the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. But the school didn’t have a physical mascot until 1954. According to the University Archives, in...

The 2019 Titan men’s basketball team holds up the championship trophy in front of their faithful fans as confetti rains down around
them. It is their first national championship in program history. (Advance-Titan file photo)

Notable national championship teams

Cory Sparks, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021

Over the course of UW Oshkosh’s historic athletic program’s history, the school has taken home 47 national championships, and this article will review some of the most notable Titan champions. Of...

The UW Oshkosh marching  band  performs at a football game in about 1969. (All photos courtesy University Archives)

Marching band to return to UW Oshkosh

Cory Sparks, Editor in Chief September 1, 2021

UW Oshkosh will soon have a Titan Thunder marching band, as the recruiting process and preparation will be happening in the 12 months leading up to the new group’s debut in Fall 2022. This will be...

A female student holds a sign on the steps of her home in 1918, warning people not to enter because of influenza. (University Archives photo)

102 years later, second pandemic closes UWO

Kylie Balk-Yaatenen, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 31, 2021

COVID-19 shut down the world in 2020, with UW Oshkosh sending its students home and closing its campuses on March 13. But the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t the first time the school had to shut down due...

Frederick Clow with student

What’s in a name?

Cory Sparks, Editor in Chief August 31, 2021

By Cory Sparks The UW Oshkosh campus is made up of 58 buildings spanning an area of 184 acres, according to the UWO campus information tab, and each building’s name comes with a story regarding an...

Party like its 1871!

Party like it’s 1871!

Cory Sparks, Editor in Chief August 30, 2021

As UW Oshkosh celebrates 150 years since its inception as the Oshkosh Normal School, there will be numerous Sesquicentennial events held throughout campus. Beginning as early as the second week of fall...

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