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UWO alumni-made ‘Gags the Clown’ struggles to terrify

UWO alumni-made ‘Gags the Clown’ struggles to terrify

Owen Peterson, Columnist

September 19, 2019

While Pennywise is currently out terrifying audiences in the second-largest opening horror movie ever, an independent group of UW Oshkosh alumni screened their own scary clown movie at Reeve Memorial Union last Thursday. You might recall the short lived but bizarre craze that was the “clown...

Student’s dorm door vandalized

Student’s dorm door vandalized

Alexus Olsen, Regional news editor

September 19, 2019

Sunday afternoon at 1:14 p.m., a photo surfaced on Twitter showing a UW-Eau Claire student’s dorm room door vandalized with racist slurs. “go back to the rez RED N****r” is what was written on junior Kayde Langer’s door. According to The Daily Cardinal, Langer’s ethnic background is Red...

K-9 keeps campus safe

K-9 keeps campus safe

Bethanie Gengler, News Editor

September 19, 2019

With an increase in safety concerns in the United States, some universities are turning to explosives detection dogs to keep their campuses safe. At UW Oshkosh, students may see a furry face around as K-9 Officer Skylar, the only explosives detection dog in Winnebago County, patrols the campus. UWO...

Jaywalking into fines: When did crossing the street get so complicated?

Advance-Titan Staff

September 19, 2019

“Make sure to look both ways before crossing the street!” Nearly all of us heard this from our parents as kids. The University Police at UW Oshkosh have been taking this idea one step further by cracking down on pedestrian violations at the crosswalks in front of Dempsey and Sage Hall (Algoma...

Titans claim 1st home opener win in 3 years

Titans claim 1st home opener win in 3 years

Ally Gwidt, Sports Writer

September 19, 2019

The UW Oshkosh women’s soccer team claimed a 3-1 victory over Dominican University (Ill.) in its home opener on Saturday at Titan Stadium. This is the Titans first time opening their home schedule on a win in three years. Scoring goals for the Titans were junior midfielder Emily Burg in the game’s...

Herd hosts tryouts, preps for bounceback season

Herd hosts tryouts, preps for bounceback season

Neal Hogden, Head Sports Editor

September 19, 2019

Former UW Oshkosh student and basketball standout Brett Wittchow tried out for the Wisconsin Herd last weekend at the Herd’s annual tryouts. The tryout was located at the YMCA in Oshkosh and contained 70 athletes looking to make their NBA dreams come true. Four athletes made it onto the second...

Football drops first-ever game in Maryland

Football drops first-ever game in Maryland

Darren Kieffer, Sports Writer

September 19, 2019

The UW Oshkosh football team traveled to Maryland over the weekend where they dropped a non conference game against Salisbury University, 24-19. Head coach Patrick Cerroni knows that these non conference games are used to work out any kinks on the offense and defensive end. He expressed that...

Kings of campus

Kings of campus

Ethan Uslabar, Arts & Entertainment editor

September 19, 2019

The conservation group Monarch Watch has designated the UW Oshkosh campus as a Monarch waystation since 2015. This is because UWO’s campus grows large amounts of milkweed, a plant crucial to the livelihood of Monarchs. The Monarch has several broods each summer in Wisconsin, the last of which...

‘Rocky Horror’ returning to the Time Theater this Saturday

‘Rocky Horror’ returning to the Time Theater this Saturday

Leo Costello, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2019

Each year, hundreds fill the Time Community Theater in a scene with nostalgia-fueled self expression that’s “unapologetically sexual in nature.” The Time’s biggest show every year is the R-rated 1975 cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “Rocky,” as it’s often referred...

The Time Theater keeps on ticking

The Time Theater keeps on ticking

Leo Costello, Opinions Editor

September 19, 2019

An old-fashioned marquee and box office, nestled within downtown Oshkosh, houses a theater with a century-old tradition of screening films for the community without the bombastic nature of the corporate-owned multiplex. The Time Community Theater has been a staple of the Oshkosh community for over...

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