The Advance-Titan

Letter to the editor: Wear a mask outside

Brittany Harrison

September 16, 2020

Mask mandates are a huge topic of discussion that can lead to debates about freedom of speech, government policies and personal beliefs. The governor of Wisconsin made it mandatory to wear a mask in public places. Specifically, on the campus of UW Oshkosh, the mask mandate is enforced at all times...

Education students are receiving at UWO is ‘no joke’

Tony Palmeri

Tony Palmeri

September 11, 2020

In a recent editorial, AT Managing Editor Joseph Schultz wrote, "Compared to pre-pandemic times and despite the best efforts of professors, the education students are receiving this semester is a joke, unworthy of its steep price tag and the risk to students living in the dorms." Like most people,...

Oshkosh needs a tenant resource center

Olivia Smith, Letter to the editor

April 8, 2020

Off-campus student housing is a playground for landlords to trample tenant rights and take advantage of students. For many students, college is when they experience renting for the first time, which makes us a prime target for housing exploitation. As a fourth-year student here at UWO, I have...

Funding, sports and activities needed to prevent student depression during winter

Lee Rady, Letter to the editor

December 4, 2019

Depression is an uncomfortable topic to talk about, especially for college students. Even when there are symptoms of depression, it is hard for someone to come to the reality of possibly being depressed. According to the editor of The Conversation, Beth Daley, “One in five college students have...

Kwik Trip’s beer is a hit, but hard to find

Trevor Van Straten, Letter to the editor

December 4, 2019

Kwik Trip released their beer, called Glazer Bean, on Nov. 18. They partnered with the Wisconsin brewery, Karben4 Brewing, to create this donut- and coffee-inspired beer. Kwik Trip only shipped out 1,900 cases of this new beverage, which is simply not enough supply to meet the demand. People want...

The challenges of lowering student loan interest rates

Mackenzie Karau, Letter to the editor

December 4, 2019

Student loan interest rates often mislead the borrower and can quickly add up over time. Interest rates on student loans should be reduced; however, this seemingly straightforward resolution results in both possible positive and negative outcomes to our economy. According to the Department of Education,...

UWO’s icy slipup

Alyson Oda, Letter to the editor

December 4, 2019

Walking around campus right after it snows, I always find myself and seeing others slipping on ice. Although most of the sidewalks get shoveled on campus, there still seems to be some extremely icy spots. The university has sent out emails suggesting we should walk like penguins to avoid falling...

College athletes should be paid

Brennan Schneider, Letter to the editor

December 4, 2019

Who should be getting paid to play sports? In today’s society, we have access to all the sports knowledge we could possibly want to know, all accessible in a matter of seconds. We can read articles, watch videos or even stay up to date with the current score of our favorite team’s game. Typically,...

Wisconsin students’ high loan debt should be reduced or eliminated

Kyle Krenke, Letter to the Editor

November 20, 2019

Wisconsin students are getting bombarded with student loans at one of the highest amounts across the nation, but that could change. Currently, Wisconsin students are 13th in the nation of the highest loan debts at graduation day with an average of $31,705, quite a bit higher than the national average...

Budget cuts may lead to larger class sizes, increasing value to Supplemental Instructions

Sam Christie, Letter to the Editor

November 20, 2019

With larger class sizes caused by budget cuts becoming a real possibility at UW Oshkosh, you may be asking yourself, “How am I going to survive this coming semester? I barely survived my classes this semester!” Supplemental Instruction (SI) might just be the answer to your prayers! As a freshman...

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