The Advance-Titan

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...

More guns won’t help

October 14, 2015

[media-credit id=128 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Walking into any building on campus, students will notice a small black sticker that states they are prohibited from carrying firearms or other weapons inside the premises. While this may seem like common sense to some, the stickers ...

Plastic water bottles convenient but harmful

Emily Reise

October 14, 2015

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh prides itself in its sustainability efforts and had even been recognized as the third most sustainable University in the nation by to Sierra Club Magazine. Although the University strives for less waste and pollution, there are still some changes that need to be made...

Happiness is more than a good time

Emily Reise

October 7, 2015

[media-credit id=6 align="alignleft" width="212"][/media-credit] Happiness may be the most sought after and elusive state of consciousness throughout history. The framers of our nation have made the pursuit of happiness a personal right. Some of the greatest philosophers in history have declared happine...

Cut teams deserve a chance

September 30, 2015

[media-credit id=81 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] By now most UW Oshkosh students know that both the men’s soccer and tennis teams are scheduled to be cut at the end of the year. The decision was made public in an April press release that few athletes or coaches could have predict...

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