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...

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,...

Courtesy Eli Oskey
Eli Oskey, a UW Oshkosh junior and avid hunter, shot this buck in Seymour in 2019. Oskey said despite white-tailed deer testing positive for COVID-19 in Illinois and other states, he is not worried about contracting COVID-19 from game meat.

Deer test positive for COVID, caution urged for hunters

Mackenzie Seymour, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WDHS) is encouraging people to wear masks when field dressing game during the hunting season due to recent studies discovering white-tailed deer testing positive...

Courtesy of Kate Mann From left, Executive Director of the Day By Day Warming Shelter Molly Yatso Butz, Public Affairs and Crime Prevention Officer Kate Mann, Outreach
OPD helps the homeless
Specialist Maddie Conley, Operations Director Amanda Hammond and Program Director Denise Hol

OPD helps two homeless men get an apartment

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor December 8, 2021

During the frigid winter months, it is almost impossible to think about not having a coat, winter boots or even a house with heat to stay in to fight off the cold. Homeless people are a population...

Katie Pulvermacher / Advance-Titan Emma Hathorne creates a pottery piece in her free time. Elsewhere’s goal of imperfection and realness makes for an inclusive environment where anybody with the time to create their own art work can go in and work

UWO ceramics students ‘gauge the success of their work’ by creating pieces for new downtown shop

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor December 8, 2021

As an artist, often your biggest goal is to market and sell your art. Having the reassurance that others like what you are producing is a huge form of validation. For a few UW Oshkosh students, this...

Courtesy of Gabrielle Kamentz Virginia Sorenson, a Milwaukee dancing group member, was one of six people killed in the Waukesha holiday parade where Darrell Brooks Jr. drove his SUV through the crowd.

‘Hug the people you love a little tighter’

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor December 8, 2021

Virigina Sorenson was holding a Milwaukee dancing group’s banner in the Waukesha Christmas Parade when a man driving a SUV came barreling through the parade, killing her and five others and injuring...

Katie Pulvermacher /Advance-Titan - UWO Education sophomore Alaina Wagner works on a class assignment. She says pay won’t change her mind about her intended occupation.

Teacher shortage likely to outlast pandemic

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor December 7, 2021

School districts are searching for more teachers that do not exist. The pandemic’s consequences, disadvantages in pay and time teaching are contributing to a nationwide teacher shortage sure to outlast...

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

Leibold: Too early to eliminate masks for spring semester

Kyra Slakes, Staff writer December 7, 2021

UW Oshkosh hopes to further reduce or eliminate masks and COVID-19 testing mandates in the spring semester, but University Police Chief Kurt Leibold said it is too early to make that call. Part of the...

Selena Yang will graduate in December.

A message to December graduates

Selena Yang, Columnist December 7, 2021

Life consists of experiences, opinions, words of wisdom, failures and successes that ultimately shape us into the people we are today. I ask each and every one of you to think and ask yourselves: “Who...

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