The Advance-Titan

Dear Chancellor Leavitt, I was wrong

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor December 9, 2020

Dear Chancellor Leavitt, I apologize. I was wrong. In an editorial earlier this semester, I predicted gloom and doom. I predicted that we would once again be sent home and forced to continue classes...

‘Words of the year’ are appropriately dreary

Owen Peterson, Opinion Editor December 9, 2020

Last week, Merriam-Webster released its annual list of the “words of the year,” and, as per usual, it served as an imperfect but entertaining time capsule of the year. Trying to define a span of...

College students rely heavily on caffeinated beverages to get them through finals, but at what cost?

Be wary of caffeine intake during finals week

Owen Peterson, Opinion Editor December 9, 2020

With the threat of finals week looming, many students will be preparing to engage in their semesterly toil, full of late-night night study sessions powered by UWO students’ (second) favorite legal drug:...

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How Oshkosh mishandled the COVID-19 pandemic

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor December 2, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has strained the Oshkosh economy, as iconic events have been canceled, employees laid off and both small and large businesses face financial shortcomings.  In the months since...

Wikimedia / Nothing says Thanksgiving like canned cranberries.

Being grateful for missing Thanksgiving

Owen Peterson, Opinion Editor November 18, 2020

As it has with so many other things, COVID is going to change the holiday season and how it is celebrated. With families canceling their usual Thanksgiving celebrations, many will have to wait even...

Twitter Fleets dumb, stupid

Carter Uslabar, Editor in Chief November 18, 2020

On Tuesday, Twitter made the internet worse. This is impressive on a certain level, considering Twitter’s usual platforming of Nazis, conspiracy theorists and a certain politician I’ll abstain from...

Red Arrow Park challenges beginner disc golfers

Red Arrow Park challenges beginner disc golfers

Natalie Dillon, News Writer November 4, 2020

When I returned to campus this fall, Red Arrow Park was the first course I visited because of the reviews on UDisc. As a beginner to intermediate player, I was surprised that I outdrove the basket on...

Foxconn unlikely to create blue-collar jobs

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor November 4, 2020

When Scott Walker ran for Governor of Wisconsin in 2010, he ran on a fiscal responsibility platform, railing against government spending. He even went so far as to refer to a proposed high-speed train...

2020-Themed Halloween costumes

2020-Themed Halloween costumes

Owen Peterson, Opinion Editor October 28, 2020

Zoom professional One of the few bright spots of this year has been how little social interaction people are forced to do. Even when we are forced to confront fellow humans, it is usually in the form...

UWO’s Green Fund has approximately $40,000 to spend on student-driven projects to create a more sustainable campus.

Why stay on campus?

Sami Christiansen, News Writer October 21, 2020

With spring semester registration opening this week, many students are, for the first time, presented with the opportunity to register for a full load of online classes entirely by choice. As classes...

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