The Advance-Titan

Refugees deserve safe haven

November 18, 2015

Governor Scott Walker said he will not support the settling of Syrian refugees in Wisconsin, adhering to the sentiments of about half of the governors in the country, most of whom are Republican. His announcement Monday came less than a week after terrorist attacks in Paris killed 129 civilians and injured...

Net neutrality vital to keeping the Internet free

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

November 18, 2015

Every day millions of people log on to the Internet. Among these millions are college students who access the Internet in order to complete assignments or just to take a break from their academics. Net neutrality affects everyone online, whether they produce or consume content, and this generation...

Don’t fish for clickbait

November 11, 2015

[media-credit id=135 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] The things students choose to pay attention to can alter their perceptions and potentially change the way they live their lives. Because they are constantly bombarded with information, especially on the Internet, it can be difficult...

Social host ordinance may be unnecessary

Stefan Jacobson

November 11, 2015

At the Oshkosh Student Association meeting on Nov. 3 2015, Oshkosh City Council member and UW Oshkosh student Benjamin Stepanek recieved feedback from the OSA about endorsing a “social host ordinance” to the Oshkosh City Council. The usefulness of such an ordinance to the college community is questionable...

US veterans are not receiving adequate care from VAs

Charlene Dungan

November 5, 2015

Imagine going overseas to fight for your country and within four hours, you hear your first rocket approaching. You sit there and watch these rockets coming toward you, and it feels like you are watching a scene from a movie, but this is not fake. You hear about a car bomb that injured five people and...

Intimidation and coersion have no place in classrooms

Alex Deehring

November 5, 2015

The student-professor relationship is one of the most important connections students will have throughout their time at UW Oshkosh. Feeling that close bond with someone who is trying to help lead you to a life filled with success and happiness will lead to a better experience at college overall. When...

Stakes are high to go vegan

Ryan Hamann

November 5, 2015

[media-credit id=128 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Scientists have come to a near unanimous conclusion: climate change is real, and it is influenced heavily by human activity. Much of the blame is placed on the fossil fuel industry and its large emission of greenhouse gasses. They are...

UWO’s reputation is tainted with a binge drinking stigma

October 28, 2015

[media-credit id=128 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Sloshkosh is not as endearing a term as some students may think. The libatious colloquialism may be fun to joke about, but its connotations often detract from the University’s image, and in turn, the student body’s. While the wor...

Political labels can be harmful

Ryan Taylor

October 28, 2015

Students at UW Oshkosh are from a variety of backgrounds, whether they are in-state, out of-state or international students, everyone has a different background. As a result, many students on campus are being exposed to different cultures, ideals and values. Therefore, students on campus may be lead...

Accreditation is crucial to success

October 21, 2015

[media-credit id=128 align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit] Accreditation is a term that students at UW Oshkosh will almost certainly come across during the span of their college career. While the word itself may be familiar, many at UWO may not know what accreditation is and what it means...

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