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Instagram reveals our cultural values

Ethan Uslabar

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

  Instagram is, I think, the one social media outlet that stands out. Not because it’s better in some way, or is less of a waste of time than others, but because of what messages Instagram conveys. Instagram tells...

Increase green energy use for a better world

Jarod Hoffarth

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Cup your hands together and take a look at what you’re holding. You may not see anything, but I promise you, something is there. If you look a little closer, you’ll see that you, along with every other young person in our...

Smartphones mute real life

Josh Mounts

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Technology has become involved in almost everything we do in our everyday lives in one way or another. Computers are now able to fit inside our pockets in the form of smartphones and are a necessity for just about every person...

Study abroad allows for cheaper travel

Jesse Szweda

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Many college students dream of traveling the world one day, and now might be a better time than ever before to make those dreams a reality. Study abroad programs have been around for a long time, and continue to be one of the...

End mandatory participation

Renae Karmen

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

For many classes, student participation is required for a grade. Participation points are given to students who answer questions or share their opinions with the rest of the class. The idea that a student’s grade can be measured from class participa...

Working with long-distance relationships

Abby Zook

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Abby Zook We have all heard that hard piece of advice when starting college: get rid of high school love, especially if you are going to different colleges. An abounding amount of articles will tell you it is best to start f...

To dry up or nah?

Abby Zook

September 28, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

UW Oshkosh has made a name for itself, not only with Oshkosh being the sixth drunkest city in the nation, but also with UWO’s own drunken reputation. It is not hard to believe our town would come to be known as “Sloshkosh.” W...

Planned obsolescence breaks working phones

Josh Mounts

September 28, 2017

Filed under Columnist, Opinion

It seems like there’s some new model of your electronic device all the time, offering new features, styles and more. This is a fact that constantly drives consumers to desire or need these new models. This whole concept can be de...

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