The Advance-Titan

Call to action to commuters: Stick around campus longer and study

Brock Hopkins

February 14, 2019


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

It’s a common trend if you are studying economics at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh that the “parking issue” will rear its ugly head in discussions. It often comes up when teaching supply and demand, and comes as a result of the many commuters (myself included) who attend the University each...

Foundation secrecy will affect UWO reputation

Foundation secrecy will affect UWO reputation

Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Recently, the Advance-Titan received court documents revealing that the University has been redirecting funds away from the UW Oshkosh Foundation, potentially harming its reputation and fundraising capacity. Affidavits from chairman of the Foundation Timothy Mulloy, board member Gene Drecktah and...

Food waste problem can be changed

Ethan Uslabar, Columnist

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Once again, the left is perpetrating fake news, and the claims are nearly as fetid as the subject. Food waste, they claim, is a growing issue, alleging that nearly a third of all food we produce is wasted, which apparently contributes to a so-called 1.3 billion metric tons worldwide. It might sound...

Letter to the Editor

Kyle Peotter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Gas prices are now the lowest they’ve been in about a year, according to a Nov. 24 edition of The Wall Street Journal. This beckons the question: Who do we have to thank for this? President Trump believes he is responsible for the sharp drop in oil prices. After all, he is the president, and he did...

Four-year goal isn’t realistic

Joshua Mounts, Columnist

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It doesn’t matter how long it takes you, as long as you get there. This idea should be the tagline of colleges across the nation as through the many trials, tribulations and the years of hard work, students endure to make it to that graduation stage in four years. The basic concept of a four-year college...

Letter to the Editor

Tristan Piotter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The minimum wage hasn’t “really” been $7.25 for a long time now. An ongoing argument between the Republicans and Democrats is whether or not to raise the federal minimum wage. Democrats believe that its current rate of $7.25 an hour is not enough to live off of and Republicans believe that a raise...

Letter to the Editor

Sarah Trachte

December 6, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Many parents looking into schools for their children base their research on school report cards. Produced by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the cards assess every publicly funded school in the state based on four different standards: student achievement, growth, closing gaps and on-track...

Letter to the Editor

Tristan Piotter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Following Amazon and others, Werner Electric Supply Company in Appleton has increased their minimum starting pay for the warehouse employees from $12/hour to $15/hour, a significant change given Werner Electric has only raised it by $1.25 over the past 12 years. However, the impact has been a mixed bag....

Robbery reveals safety procedure concerns

Robbery reveals safety procedure concerns

Advance-Titan Staff

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

On Nov. 14, an armed robbery occurred at UW Oshkosh at Reeve Memorial Union near the UW Credit Union entrance. University Police Chief Kurt Leibold said that the robbery was a targeted threat and not an active shooter situation. Student responses to how the event was handled varied from being...

Letter to the Editor

Mariah Boye

November 29, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

If the age-old saying is true — you get what you pay for — is free college going to provide opportunity, or will it lead to entitlement and a drop in the quality of education? In my experience, the things given freely to me are generally taken for granted; however, the things that I have worked for...

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