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Ditch the straw, save the earth

Lexi Wojcik, student

May 9, 2019

#RefusePlasticStraws, #LastPlasticStraw and #NoStrawPlease are all sustainability movements to help protect our oceans from the harm of plastic straws. UW Oshkosh has a focus on sustainability but is not participating in the movement to reduce the use of plastic straws! Baskets of straws, jars of...

Students question opinion surveys

Leo Costello, Columnist

May 9, 2019

Every student at UW Oshkosh is required to fill out a Student Opinion Survey for their classes each semester to evaluate their instructors. However, the student body as a whole seems to be uncertain of who gets to see the results of these surveys or how effective they are at shaping instructor performances. “We...

UWO must budget for inclusivity

Alexus Olsen, Columnist

May 9, 2019

“Make sure you grab your pepper spray, make sure you walk around campus with a buddy and lock your doors, no matter what time of day it is.” As a student starting school at UW-Milwaukee, these were the type of reminders I would get from my family members on a daily basis. It comes as no surprise...

Wetlands: Dead in the water?

Wetlands: Dead in the water?

Advance-Titan Staff

May 2, 2019

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...

What it’s like reporting at a Trump rally

Christina Basken, Columnist (News Editor)

May 2, 2019

This was my first time reporting at a presidential event. To put it simply, what an experience. I attended a press conference at the Green Bay Labor Temple at 10 a.m. that day. I met a radio station reporter there whose first words to me were, “Have you reported at a Trump event before?” I said...

Tinder? I barely even know her

Leo Costello, Columnist

May 2, 2019

Dating is not something that comes easily to me. As a guy whose last relationship was in high school, followed by 10 years of an on-again, off-again relationship with college, I’ve got some work to do in the “meeting girls” department. Somewhere down the line, a friend convinced me to get an...

High school journalism censorship under fire

Advance-Titan Staff

April 25, 2019

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

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...

Letter to the Editor

Katie Sepe

April 11, 2019

Dear Editor, As I have grown up, the world has become much more reliant on technology than ever before. People of all ages have become so dependent on their phones, computers and gaming systems that it has become a social norm to be constantly scrolling your phone or playing mindless games. While...

Free speech for some? UWO tackles 1st Amendment

Free speech for some? UWO tackles 1st Amendment

Advance-Titan Staff

April 4, 2019

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...

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