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

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...

Courtesy of Jim Koepnick Photography - The EAA grounds welcome the Celebration of Lights event to their grounds this year for the community to experience.

Christmas in the Air returns

Mattie Beck, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 29, 2023

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is holding its annual Christmas in the Air celebration this Saturday, featuring different activities to kick off the holiday season.  The free event welcomes...

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Younger generations are much more likely to be transparent about getting cosmetic work done than
older generations, according to Beverly Hills doctor Kevin Brenner.

The ugly truth of the Botox craze

Aubrie Selsmeyer, Opinion Editor November 29, 2023

Young people are plumping their lips with filler and freezing their nonexistent wrinkles with Botox.  Are these facial alterations an act of confidence or a remedy for insecurities – or is our generation...

Advance-Titan - Some of the 90 Black students arrested are seen in court. Each student was being charged for unlawful assembly and disorderly conduct.

Remembering Black Thursday 55 years later

Katie Pulvermacher, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2023

Taken from an Advance-Titan issue from Dec. 5, 1968 It was 8:35 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21. Vice president Sherman Gunderson opened the outer door of the presidential suite, and hastily noted that a large...

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A broke college student’s guide to downtown

Cassidy Johnson, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

With Thanksgiving and winter break being just around the corner and at the top of most of our minds, commuters and those with a lease alike are spending the majority of the holiday season here in Oshkosh....

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