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

Protesters call for a free Palestine

Anya Kelley and Kelly Hueckman May 9, 2024

  One week after the Palestine encampments began at UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee, UW Oshkosh had a march of its own.  Despite impending rain and humidity, protesters from the campus and...

Courtesy of jpellgen / Flickr
Gov. Tony Evers signed Act 2666 April 4, which adds Hmong and Asian American history to the Wisconsin K-12 curriculum.

Evers signs Act 266 into law

Jessica Duch, Photo Editor April 24, 2024

Gov. Tony Evers signed Act 266 into law April 4 which states that Hmong and Asian American history shall be part of the Wisconsin K-12 curriculum. “The Hmong and Asian American communities are a critical...


OPD investigates two home invasions in past month

Jacob Link, Assistant News Editor April 24, 2024

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating two incidents of males entering women’s bedrooms in two separate off-campus residences. No one was injured and nothing was taken in both cases. “We...

Photo: UWO Flickr — In an email sent out to UWO faculty and staff after the announcement of no confidence, Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said the results are a reaction to the hard, but necessary decisions he has made as chancellor, and that UWO chose to face challenges head-on, responding to trends and forces disrupting higher education everywhere.

72% of faculty vote no confidence in chancellor’s leadership

Anya Kelley, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024

This story was updated on April 11. After two months of deliberating, the UW Oshkosh faculty has confirmed a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chancellor Andrew Leavitt.  According to a...

Photo Courtesy of Laura Johnson - Visit the Sugar Plum Fairy and check out her whimsical decorations.

Dive into the magical world of The Nutcracker

Cassidy Johnson, Web Editor December 6, 2023

If you’re like me, you dreaded leaving your festive, freshly-decked house over Thanksgiving break. Many college students can’t afford a full-size Christmas tree in our dorm rooms or apartments, so...

Advance-Titan File Photo - UWO students are temporarily unable to declare a theater major due to low enrollment, but this temporary suspension may become
permanent if the program doesn’t find a way to market themselves and amp up enrollment.

Protect liberal arts curriculum

Aubrie Selsmeyer and Anya Kelley December 6, 2023

UW system President Jay Rothman suggested that UW universities “shift away” from liberal arts programs, particularly at campuses with low-income students, in an effort to steer students toward more...

Confessions of a Mall Santa

Confessions of a Mall Santa

Kelly Hueckman, Managing Editor December 6, 2023

Visiting Santa in the weeks leading up to Christmas has been a longstanding tradition for many families.  This year, Cassie Kappus, a mother of three, made over an hour-long drive to the Fox River...

Haylea Van De Yacht / Advance-Titan - Debbie Gray Patton has worked at UWO for 27 years in USP, the Dean of Students office and as a hall director. Her love of UWO is evident through spiritwear, posters and photos at her desk.

What will those leaving do next?

Kelly Hueckman, Anya Kelley, and Katie Pulvermacher December 6, 2023

In October, 140 UW Oshkosh employees received layoff notices as administrators cut positions, offered early retirement and more to whittle down the university’s $18 million budget deficit. These notices...

Courtesy of Reeve Marketing - Oshkosh 94 member Sheila Knox speaks alongside a panel of other members about Black Thursday’s impact on UWO.

POV: The Oshkosh ’94

Josh Lehner, Assistant News Editor November 29, 2023

UW Oshkosh faculty, staff and members of the Oshkosh 94 — a group of African American students who were expelled after protesting for equal rights on campus — spoke during a remembrance ceremony about...

Jessica Duch / Advance-Titan

‘It all started with a pair of underwear’ 

Jessica Duch, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

By the end of her 34-year career, Julie Dumke, a former Oshkosh area teacher and co-founder and executive director of the Oshkosh Kids Foundation (OKF), realized some students needed more help than they...

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