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Lack of UWO vaccination policy injects concern

Lack of UWO vaccination policy injects concern

A-T staff

May 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

A misguided public health concern over vaccinations has led to the quarantine of seven schools and two universities, a 300% increase in measles cases worldwide and the greatest number of measles cases in the U.S. since its elimination over 19 years ago. The anti-vax movement has begun to make its...

Wetlands: Dead in the water?

Wetlands: Dead in the water?

Advance-Titan Staff

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

On April 15, just one week before Earth Day, public comments were quietly closed on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to eliminate protections for over half of the nation’s wetlands. The proposal, which the Trump Administration supports, would change the scope of waters that fall...

High school journalism censorship under fire

Advance-Titan Staff

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

The American press has been under attack in recent years with claims of fake news, biased stories and attempts at censorship. Student journalists have not been immune to these attacks and face even more challenges because they lack many of the First Amendment privileges that professional journalists...

Are you really who you say you are on social media?

Are you really who you say you are on social media?

A-T Staff

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial

The creation of Facebook in 2004 set the social media world on a fast track to becoming one of the most popular forms of entertainment today. Social media has changed the way that we communicate and interact as a society. In fact, about 69% of Americans have a social media profile, according to Pew...

Free speech for some? UWO tackles 1st Amendment

Free speech for some? UWO tackles 1st Amendment

Advance-Titan Staff

April 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

President Trump signed an executive order on March 21 aimed at withholding funding from universities that do not protect free speech on campus. With social justice issues being brought to light at UW Oshkosh in recent weeks, some students have said certain types of speech should not be tolerated...

UWO students call for action: ‘We will be heard’

UWO students call for action: ‘We will be heard’

Advance-Titan Staff

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

In a series of testimonials that finished with a call for action, a diverse group of UW Oshkosh students and faculty members attended a forum Monday to address ongoing discrimination and harassment on campus after a student made a racist and homophobic Snapchat post during the Oshkosh Student Association...

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Advance-Titan Staff

March 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

The violent and degrading act of sexual assault leaves a victim feeling ashamed, traumatized, and often, too scared to report the assault. Those who do report are left with the possibility that their rapist may receive no repercussions for their actions. “They feel like no one hears them....

Lack of representation a cause for concern

Lack of representation a cause for concern

Staff

February 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight

Black History Month ends today, signifying the end of a celebration devoted to honoring the accomplishments of African-Americans as well as remembering the adversity they’ve faced in their lives and history. The Advance-Titan has received several letters to the editor from minority students at UWO...

UWO respondes to Trump’s proposal to define sex

UWO respondes to Trump’s proposal to define sex

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Last week the Trump administration announced a proposal to legally define gender as a “biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.” The proposal has faced backlash from the LGBTQ+ community with rallies being held over the weekend. There have also been several social...

Take time for mental health

Take time for mental health

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Sleeping and eating are both healthy habits that should be considered important for college students to do throughout their time in school. However, not getting enough sleep and not eating seems to be more prominent for students and can sometimes be glamorized. A study by the University of Georgia...

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