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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...

Recent cases prompt action

Recent cases prompt action

Advance-Titan Staff

October 18, 2018


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

Professors are similar to parents in that they take on the role to care, guide and provide support. What happens when professors overstep that role, and what repercussions should they face? Obviously, what has happened with recent sexual harassment and assault cases on UW Oshkosh is not the perfect...

UWO transparency needs addressing

Advance-Titan

September 13, 2018


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

UW Oshkosh is transparent in most areas like academics, but scandals that have emerged raise doubt. One well-known scandal is the UWO Foundation lawsuit involving former Chancellor Richards Wells and former Vice Chancellor Thomas Sonnleitner. The UWO Foundation claimed bankruptcy in 2016 after...

UWO should use FusionGo

Joshua Mounts, Opinion Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight

In an ever-expanding technological world, mobile applications are an easy and effective way to support the concept of staying connected while on the go. In an article by Sam Costello on LifeWire.com, it is said there were over 2.1 million apps in the Apple App Store as of March 2018, proving just...

Freedom of speech needed in all classes

The Advance-Titan

April 26, 2018


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

Students everywhere should feel comfortable to express their opinion on a topic in a classroom. They shouldn’t have to worry about how their classmates, or even professors, might respond to what they believe. While not every class is suited to sharing opinions, such as large science pit classes...

UWO can change its bad reputation

The Advance-Titan

April 12, 2018


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

All colleges are known for different things and have a variety of reputations — UW-Platteville for its engineering program, UW-Whitewater for its business college and athletics program, UW- Green Bay for being a small school with Division I sports. The list goes on. While here at UW Oshkosh, we...

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