The Advance-Titan

Minimum wage increase not the right answer

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

The federal minimum wage currently sits at $7.25 an hour. Recently there have been discussions to increase that to rates of up to $15 an hour, and some cities have already taken steps to make that happen. There are a ple...

Free speech must protect all language

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

On March 21 vlogger Mark Meechan, otherwise known by his YouTube alias, Count Dankula, was found guilty of a hate crime for a “grossly offensive” prank that he posted. He had taught his girlfriend’s pug to raise his p...

Person-first training needed for everyone

Courtney Schuna, Opinion Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Language is always changing, so we need to change the way we use it in everyday and professional conversation. Person-first training is a way we can change the way we use language so we don’t accidentally offend someone. ...

UWO strides to make more green choices

Gwen Nichols, Opinion Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

It’s no secret that sustainability has become a hot-seat topic in the news lately. Conserving clean energy has become all the rage. I think UW Oshkosh is doing its part to keep up with this very popular fad. We are making great strides in “being gre...

Gun bans won’t end shootings

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

  Assault: a violent physical or verbal attack. Weapon: something used to injure, defeat or destroy. By these two Merriam-Webster definitions, an assault weapon should be defined as anything used to physically harm someone, but is instead used to refer to...

Word count requirements are pointless

Josh Mounts, Opinion Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

We’ve all been in a bind for a class before, trying to meet a word count requirement, happily avoiding the use of conjunctions and rambling on and on just trying to meet that mark. But, it may all just be a waste of time. For ...

UWO needs off campus Titan dollar usage

Gwen Nichols, Opinion Writer

February 22, 2018

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Polito’s, Niko’s, Jimmy John’s. What do all of these places have in common? Well, they are right next to campus, taste amazing when you’ve had a night out, and finally, they all contribute to the infinite hole that all...

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