The Advance-Titan

UWO missing solid absence policy

February 15, 2018

With the recent outbreak of the Norovirus and making it mandatory for professors to excuse all absences this week, it is the perfect time for the University to create a standard absence policy. Some professors ask for an e-mail if a student is sick, while others go as far as requesting a doctor’s note. Some pr...

UWO must rein in its spending

The Advance-Titan, Staff Editorial

February 8, 2018

[media-credit id=276 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Most students trust that the thousands of dollars they spend on their college education are being used well by their university. However, there are times when this money is spent on unnecessary expenditures. In the past, the UW Os...

Interim offers UWO students valuable credit opportunities

December 7, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Between work, campus organizations and socializing, students are hard pressed to fill each semester with over 12 credits. However, interim classes allow students to increase their credit hours each semester without getting overloaded. Interim is a three-week-...

Shorter leases would help students

November 30, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] After sophomore year, many college students can’t wait to live off-campus, but various factors can hinder their efforts to move. One of the most glaring hindrances is having to deal with a yearlong lease when you’re only going ...

Handling bad roommates

November 9, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] You can’t always get along with everyone, but not liking your roommate is a tough situation to end up in. However, harassing your new roommate in an effort to force them to move out is a bad idea, as proven by a student at the University of...

Technology improves long distance communication

Renae Karmen

October 19, 2017

  [media-credit id=277 align="alignleft" width="350"][/media-credit] Some might say technology prevents people from forming personal bonds with others around them. Others may argue it helps people stay in contact with those who are not in the same place as them. As I was sitting in one of my...

Merger proposal has promise

October 19, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] The premise of combining multiple UW campuses is a worthwhile idea; however, the logistics of the merger are poor. It is highly unlikely that the UW Oshkosh, UW-Fox Valley and UW-Fond du Lac campuses will be able to become fully integrated...

Enjoy Pub Crawl Saturday, but put your phones away

October 12, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] There’s nothing like waking up on Sunday mornings to Snapchat stories filled with videos of college students playing beer pong or Instagram posts of underagers holding bottles of Mike’s Hard Lemonade from the night before. Whe...

Homecoming needs to change

October 5, 2017

[media-credit id=277 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Homecoming at UW Oshkosh needs to be revamped in order to encourage more students to actually participate. There need to be major improvements made toward how information about Homecoming is sent out to students. Students do not...

UWO needs to cancel early morning classes

Staff Editorial

September 28, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignleft" width="283"][/media-credit] Colleges should stop having early morning classes because later nights and of- ten busy schedules prevent meaningful sleep, and re- search shows college students’ circadian rhythms are different than those of older adults. UW Oshkosh senior Na...

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