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UWO alumnus returns to teach in geology department

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, News Writer December 9, 2020

Max Schwid, UW Oshkosh alumnus, came back to UWO for the fall semester in a break from his Ph.D. program to teach in the geology department. Schwid was a student at UWO from 2013 and graduated in...

UWO alumni discuss teaching during pandemic

Andrew Hansen, News Writer December 9, 2020

The UW Oshkosh Aspiring Educators Organization held a first-year teacher panel featuring three alumni who spoke about the realities they faced teaching amidst the COVID-19 pandemic this past Thursday. “I...

Letter to the Editor: Changes coming for Black Friday

Jackie Korth, Letter Author December 2, 2020

It’s one day of the year when people go crazy over unbelievable prices; this day is known as Black Friday. Black Friday always happens the day after Thanksgiving, but most stores open Thanksgiving evening. This...

From left, Lorie Winkler and Lynn Bender say that the toughest part of the stricter COVID guidelines is the loss of connection to students.

UW Oshkosh food service workers adapt to new precautions

Andrew Hansen, News Writer December 2, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on UW Oshkosh food services workers still adjusting to the new regulations. “There’s a lot more rules with masks, glove-changing and cleaning,” Blackhawk...

UWO juniors Ben Baker (left) and Michael Stensland (right) make up the pop duo, The Astronomers.

‘The 2000s’ : The Astronomers’ next odyssey

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief December 2, 2020

The Astronomers, a pop-duo comprised of UWO students Ben Baker and Michael Stensland, talked to The Advance-Titan about their new song which has been picked up by local radio stations, their upcoming EP...

UW Oshkosh homecoming moves online

Lexi Wojcik-Kretchmer, News Writer November 4, 2020

Homecoming still happened this year at UW Oshkosh from Oct. 19-30, but how did COVID-19 affect it? There were a number of events that were moved to online such as a trivia night, a talent show, bingo...

Chancellor Andrew Leavitt shovels dirt into the Ratzburg apple tree sapling hole while Lisa Mick supports the sapling.

Green Fund saves rare, dying tree species

Student proposal brings one of five heirloom trees in the state to UWO
Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief October 28, 2020

The UW Oshkosh Green Fund implemented one of its student sustainability projects behind the Arts & Communications Center by planting several rare heirloom apple trees. There were about 200 varieties...

Doug (Left) and Lonie (Right) in the Second Chance Thrift Store.

Thrift store provides community support

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief October 14, 2020

Located at 753 N. Main St. is a thrift store that may not be known to many. Run by just one manager and one full-time employee, this duo has brought happiness and deals to those in need. “All of the...

OSA creates safety precautions for student org events

OSA creates safety precautions for student org events

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief October 14, 2020

Student org recognition The deadline for student organizations at UWO to gain re-recognition from the Oshkosh Student Association (OSA) is today. Organizations must complete the necessary re-recognition...

Students who have come within “close contact” of a person with COVID-19 are provided with the option of doing their mandatory 14-
day quarantine in Gruenhagen Conference Center.

Suggestions for Gruenhagen quarantine

Advance-Titan staff October 14, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak forced UW Oshkosh to make tough choices, and given the decline of testing numbers reported in the previous weeks, the university appears to be making good choices. Spread and contact...

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