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‘Schmidt Don’t Quit’ scholarship ride a success

‘Schmidt Don’t Quit’ scholarship ride a success

Cody Barnes, Writer

November 16, 2019

UWO kinesiology department head Dan Schmidt held the first annual “Schmidt Don’t Quit” ride to raise money for a scholarship fund devoted to kinesiology students this September. Schmidt has been riding his bike just about every day since 1988. Schmidt’s love of cycling stemmed from being...

Youth culture, cartoons, and creativity

Youth culture, cartoons, and creativity

Ethan Uslabar, Editor - Arts & Entertainment

November 15, 2019

One week ago the Allen Priebe Art Gallery welcomed artist Brooke Grucella to campus for the opening of her exhibition titled “Repeat After Me,” a series focusing heavily on pop culture images and classic cartoon imagery to represent our modern society. Grucella said she never had the opportunity...

What’s the state of the First Amendment?

What’s the state of the First Amendment?

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

Each year the Freedom Forum Institute, in conjunction with the Newseum, conducts an annual survey to gauge American attitudes toward the First Amendment; this year’s results exhibited a mix of positive and negative trends. While more Americans can recall at least one freedom guaranteed by the First...

The complicated history of queer representation in film

Rachel Bays, Guest Columnist

November 13, 2019

Throughout history, the negative depiction of the LGBTQ community in film has directly influenced how queer people are treated by society. During the classical Hollywood period from the early 1920s to late ‘50s, homosexuality was only insinuated through the use of stereotypes and innuendo. Men perceived...

Student death remains mystery after 56 years

Student death remains mystery after 56 years

Bethanie Gengler, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

This series includes interviews with the late Stephen Kappell’s best friend, sisters and the Oshkosh Police Department. The case files and evidence were unable to be located or were destroyed by authorities. Numerous news articles as well as autopsy and crime lab reports were examined to gather information. On...

Titans, Warhawks set for Saturday showdown

Titans, Warhawks set for Saturday showdown

Greg Sense, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

The UW Oshkosh football team dominated UW-River Falls on Saturday 41-20, making this Saturday’s game against UW-Whitewater the de facto Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title game. UW Oshkosh is currently 5-1 in conference and a win against UW-Whitewater, who is 6-0 in conference, would...

UWO alumna receives Fulbright scholarship

UWO alumna receives Fulbright scholarship

Megan Behnke, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

Last June, 2013 UWO graduate Alaina Landi received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Colombia in Teaching from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Landi said the Fulbright scholarship is a program that gives U.S. citizens the opportunity to...

UWO considers restructuring colleges

UWO considers restructuring colleges

Jack Tierney, Editor in Chief

November 13, 2019

The University is considering plans to restructure its current four-college system, which could change the names of colleges and schools, and move departments and programs to colleges that are closer aligned to each other.   Under one of the proposals, degrees and programs currently located in the College of Letters and Science would be moved to a new college with a dif...

Voyager mission comes to UWO-FC

Voyager mission comes to UWO-FC

Lydia Westedt, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

On Nov. 5, astrophysicist and co-investigator for Voyager 1 and 2 and other NASA space missions, Dr. Frances Bagenal, made an appearance at the UW Oshkosh-Fox Cities campus to introduce the PBS movie “The Farthest: Voyager in Space.” The movie, now available on Netflix, was released for the 40th...

Nationals celebrate improbable World Series victory

Nationals celebrate improbable World Series victory

Neal Hogden, Head Sports Editor

November 7, 2019

Advance-Titan staffers Neal Hogden and Hannah Preissner attended the Washington Nationals championship parade in Washington D.C. on Saturday. The event featured thousands of fans packing the streets and cheering on their hometown team....

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