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

Masks are back for the start of the spring semester

Masks are back for the start of the spring semester

Advance-Titan staff January 19, 2022

Beginning Jan. 31, masks will again be required in campus recreation centers and at Polk Library. In a campus email, Police Chief Kurt Leibold wrote today: "We eased this restriction when COVID-19 rates...

April Lee / Advance-Titan - Javin Mills does a COVID test at the Albee Hall testing site.

UWO updates COVID-19 mandates on masking, testing and isolating/quarantining

Advance-Titan staff January 4, 2022

With COVID-19 cases are increasing in our region and more positive cases through on-campus testing, UW Oshkosh has updated its mandates about masking, testing and isolating and quarantining. In a mass...

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Luc Valdez 125, battles for dominance against his Pointer opponent. Luc head wrestles and attempts to control his opponents hands.

Holiday hungers for wrestlers

Nolan Swenson, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

For anyone unaware of wrestling and what it requires of one’s eating habit, you must keep your weight within certain classes. These classes are rigid and require wrestlers to keep a close eye on...

Courtesy of Sie’anna 
Mitchell The CROWN Act, which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair, argues that hairstyle and texture should be added to the statutory definition of race. If it were to get passed, it would prohibit employers from discriminating against Black hairstyles.

Black hair deserves respect

Sie’anna Mitchell, Opinion Writer December 8, 2021

I am excited to be a new college graduate starting my first corporate job in public relations, a job I earned after working as an intern this semester. But I’m nervous about what is ahead of me as a...

Carrie Voigt Schonhoff

UWO alum writes ‘The End of the Beginning’

Kylie Balk-Yaatenen, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 8, 2021

UWO alum Carrie Voigt Schonhoff wrote a book that is a collection of poetry called “The End of the Beginning” where she writes poems about her own experiences. This is the second poetry book she has...

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The Celebration of Lights is celebrating 20 years of magic.

Celebrating ‘20 years of holiday magic’

Kelly Hueckman, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

Menominee Park has once again illuminated Oshkosh with the return of its annual Celebration of Lights as it also celebrates “20 years of holiday magic.” The event allows community members to...

Courtesy of UWO Athletics Riley Kindt performs a high jump. With a height of 5-3 3/4 she won the event, two inches above the competition.

This spring season is right on track for UWO athletes

Jacob Link, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

The indoor track and field season for the Titans is beginning to heat up as they participated in their first meet at Ripon College. The Titans will be looking to make a run at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate...

Courtesy of Hannah Lohrenz Lohrenz’s skills in running the countryside has landed her at 31st in the country, which creates high hopes for track.

Lohrenz runs XC leaderboard all year

Cory Sparks, Editor in Chief December 8, 2021

After a record-breaking cross country season, Hannah Lohrenz finished 31st in the nation, and the UW Oshkosh senior ended up earning conference-wide recognition. After representing UWO on a national...

April Lee / Advance-Titan Players Brooke Freitag, Leah Portah and Nikki Arnenson attempt to force their way down the court against UW-Eau Claire.

Women’s basketball conference begins

Cory Sparks, Editor in Chief December 8, 2021

The UW Oshkosh women’s basketball team split their first two games against conference competition this year when they fell to UW-Eau Claire 70-57 on Dec. 1 and took out UW-La Crosse 55-49 on Dec....

Amber Brockman / Advance-Titan Due to shortages of raw materials to make physical textbooks, publishers are reaching out to bookstores to warn of plausible shortages in the upcoming spring semester.

Textbook shortages expected for spring

Amber Brockman, Managing Editor December 8, 2021

Due to disruptions in global supply chains, publishers have been reaching out to bookstores to warn of possible shortages for the spring semester. “From labor shortages to transportation delays,...

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