The Advance-Titan

Students must stay informed about sexual assalut

April 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Sexual assault is an issue that has been around for as long as humans have existed. Despite an increased awareness and a developed understanding of it in recent times, it still remains a significant problem today. Although sexual assault can occur anywhere, college campuses are a frequent target of...

Students can raise grades before year’s end

Katrina Schiedemeyer

April 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

With only seven weeks left in the semester, some students may be looking at their grades with a skeptical eye. The task of raising them with only half a semester left seems daunting. However, it is possible for students to raise their grades before it’s too late. One of the most important things...

U.S. could have first WI president

Reggie Parson

April 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Most people in America know that Gov. Scott Walker will run for president in 2016. If he formally announces his candidacy, wins a grueling Republican primary and defeats the unannounced but presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton, in 2016, he will become the first president of the...

Students should research before traveling abroad

Christina Thor

March 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion

"Traveling to a different country may be one of the most challenging leaps for a college student to make. Not only can that trip enlighten a way of thinking, but it also allows for the opportunity to learn about other cultures. An aspiring traveler should definitely start reading reviews before booking...

Students can achieve success with change

Katrina Schiedemeyer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Every college student understands the fast-paced world we are currently living in. With 21 million students projected to attend college this next year, it is important to stay more than just one step ahead of the competition. Change surrounds the world we live in. The world is interconnected. A student...

Be wary of Online News

March 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

In the digital age, finding reliable news sources can sometimes be a daunting task, not because they don’t exist, but simply because of the abundance of content available to the average reader. There are countless websites, blogs and social media outlets that inundate users with continually refreshing...

UWO resources can save students’ grades

Whitney Free

March 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

"Throughout their college careers, many students have received a returned assignment, only to discover that the project or essay they had put so much time into has earned them a less than satisfactory grade from their professor. Sometimes students feel it’s the professor who misunderstands the point...

Textbook access codes are not worth the trouble

March 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

"For decades, many in the textbook industry have been siphoning money out of the pockets of college students. Each year companies such as Cengage, Pearson and Mcgraw-Hill make millions of dollars charging students for materials they need to pass their classes and earn their degrees. One of the latest...

WI and IL facing similar budget cuts

Reggie Parson

March 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

"It is not just Wisconsin reducing funding to higher education in the the Midwest. The neighboring state of Illinois and its newly elected Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is proposing to the Illinois General Assembly a reduction of nearly $400 million in spending to universities in the state’s 2016 budget....

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