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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...

Letter to the editor

Moira Gilles

April 4, 2019

Dear Editor, Smartphones have been prominent for around 10 years now. The idea that a computer can fit in the palm of your hand is no longer so astonishing. The majority of Americans are smartphone owners, 77 percent to be exact according to the Pew Research Center. Is this incredible access to technology...

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

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

Advance-Titan Staff

March 21, 2019

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...

Letter to the Editor

Eskedar Robinson

March 21, 2019

Dear Editor, I have been at UW Oshkosh for six semesters and have not had an African-American professor. I am a black student with an African-American studies minor but have been limited in the opportunity to speak to African-American academic personnel about common ideologies. Don’t get me...

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Advance-Titan Staff

March 14, 2019

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....

Campus confronts racist history

Campus confronts racist history

Advance-Titan Staff

March 7, 2019

To confront a history of racial inequality on college campuses, more than nine universities in the United States have changed names of buildings with ties to racist pasts. This past August, UW Madison voted to change the name of two rooms in Memorial Union, including one area named the Fredric March...

Lack of representation a cause for concern

Lack of representation a cause for concern

Staff

February 28, 2019

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...

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