The Advance-Titan

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...

End mandatory participation

Renae Karmen

October 5, 2017

[media-credit id=278 align="alignleft" width="200"][/media-credit] For many classes, student participation is required for a grade. Participation points are given to students who answer questions or share their opinions with the rest of the class. The idea that a student’s grade can be measured from cla...

Working with long-distance relationships

Abby Zook

October 5, 2017

Abby Zook We have all heard that hard piece of advice when starting college: get rid of high school love, especially if you are going to different colleges. An abounding amount of articles will tell you it is best to start fresh in college and breaking up with your significant other is the best way to do that. However, it seems that many freshmen for...

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...

To dry up or nah?

Abby Zook

September 28, 2017

[media-credit id=277 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] UW Oshkosh has made a name for itself, not only with Oshkosh being the sixth drunkest city in the nation, but also with UWO’s own drunken reputation. It is not hard to believe our town would come to be known as “Sloshkosh.” With...

Planned obsolescence breaks working phones

Josh Mounts

September 28, 2017

[media-credit id=268 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] It seems like there’s some new model of your electronic device all the time, offering new features, styles and more. This is a fact that constantly drives consumers to desire or need these new models. This whole concept can b...

Campus safety an issue

September 21, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignnone" width="191"][/media-credit] College students should feel safe walking around their campus no matter what time of day it is. And in an ideal world, this would be reality. However, between Sept. 15 and 19, there have been six reported incidents in and around the...

No fake news

Hailey Lawrence

September 21, 2017

One of the first things you’ll learn as a journalism major is the most important thing to have is credibility. You don’t even need to be a journalism major to care about your credibility—it’s universal. You don’t see your doctor, hoping he says, “I think you have a respiratory infection”...

Photos continue to lose meaning

Ethan Uslabar

September 21, 2017

When photography was young, pictures were taken sparingly and only of important events and happenings. These pictures of important events were, I think, pregnant with meaning, with thousands of words. After all, a photograph is worth a thousand words, right? Well, maybe not. A century later, photographs...

UWO works towards improved first year welcome week experience

September 14, 2017

[media-credit id=276 align="alignleft" width="185"][/media-credit] While freshmen orientation may seem long and pointless, it’s an important time of transition between high school and college. Orientation allows incoming freshmen to feel more at ease in a new environment, learn their way around campus and get the chance to...

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