The Advance-Titan

Letter to the editor:

Bryon Shingledecker

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The American people have allowed the cost to attend college to become unaffordable. The dream of pursuing higher education is becoming unattainable even to those families that fall into the middle class. We are becoming the generation of the Billennial. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students...

Coaching changes to hurt player-coach relationships

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

By now, most of UW Oshkosh has heard of the University’s decision to restructure both its cross country and track & field teams in addition to cutting the men’s tennis and soccer programs. While many are focusing on the cuts, and rightfully so because of their devastating effects, the planned restructuring...

Letter to the editor

Dylan Juza

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Today is Earth Day, and as Google honors significant dates via their search engine, I was able to take a quiz on what animal I was. I got squid, but what does this have to do Earth Day? That confusion persisted as I took part in the Earth Day Festival on campus, where I could spin the Wheel of Sustainability,...

Activists come in many shades

Katherine Garcia

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Oftentimes the word ‘activist’ evokes an image of mobs of protesters shouting and holding demanding signs. The Oxford dictionary defines an activist as “a person who works to achieve political or social change, especially as a member of an organization with particular aims,” yet, many in society...

Pub crawl needs a sponsor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Saturday’s spring pub crawl once again reinforced “Sloshkosh’s” reputation as a city full of heavy drinkers. Although there were no serious incidents, the streets surrounding downtown Oshkosh and the UWO campus were brimming with residents and students looking for a good time. Unfortunately, that...

Clinton’s early pres. announcement could be a liablility

Reggie Parson

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has entered the 2016 presidential election in the Democratic Party. For years, many have speculated Clinton would become a candidate for president in 2016. She came second in a highly contested 2008 democratic primary that saw Barack...

Students should start a summer job search before it’s too late

Katrina Schiedemeyer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The flowers are blossoming, the days are getting longer and the semester is nearing the end. The warm weather outside serves as a distraction from responsibilities. However, it is important for students to search for a summer job before the end of the semester. UW Oshkosh offers numerous free services...

Take advantage of Oshkosh’s many outdoor activities

Whitney Free

April 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

With only 5 weeks left in the semester, many students are feeling the stress build up, but with spring weather likely coming soon, students should make sure they are taking advantage of the different activities UW Oshkosh campus has to offer outdoors. Although it may be tough for many students to get...

Students should work toward LGBTQ+ understanding, respect

Katherine Garcia

April 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Just this past week, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Plus Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh held its annual TransAction Week beginning March 31, the International Day of Transgender Visibility. The week’s events consisted of panels discussing transgender lives and workshops...

Men’s tennis, soccer latest victims of budget cuts

April 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

On Monday, UW Oshkosh announced that it will be cutting two of its sports programs as well as restructuring two others. Men’s tennis and men’s soccer are scheduled to be eliminated from UWO athletics by 2017. In addition, the men’s and women’s teams of both cross-country and track and field will...

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