The Advance-Titan

Letter to the editor

Leo Costello

September 30, 2015

The following is a public service message to anyone who has ever gotten offended. Maybe I’m in the minority here, or perhaps I have a sprinkle of sociopathic tendencies in my conscience that makes me feel nothing, but I never find anything offensive. It’s an emotion (is it even an emotion?) I don’t...

Redefine wealth through study abroad program

Emily Reise

September 30, 2015

A common expression is “traveling is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer.” While it is true that investing in stocks or working two jobs can make you monetarily richer, traveling and studying abroad can make you richer in another way. In society, people sometimes mistakenly measure...

Planned Parenthood is an invaluable resource

September 23, 2015

Governor Scott Walker’s uninspiring presidential run may have come to an end, but the backwards policies of his administration remain a fixture in Wisconsin. The state’s Legislature recently introduced two bills that aim to dismantle Planned Parenthood by cutting its federal funding. The latest attempt...

Unchecked consumerism is dangerous for society

Emily Reise

September 23, 2015

Back-to-school shopping is a yearly tradition for most students at the end of summer to buy new clothes and school supplies. Large department stores set aside a section and decorate the shelves with shiny notebooks and colored pens. Many students and their families flock to the mall for the back-to-school...

Be Wary of Walker’s return

Jake Batterman

September 23, 2015

[media-credit id=128 align="alignleft" width="150"][/media-credit] On Monday, the crowded field of Republican presidential candidates got a little smaller when Gov. Scott Walker announced he was putting an end to his short-lived presidential campaign due to a lack of funding. However, students shouldn’t l...

E-cigs should be regulated

September 16, 2015

[media-credit id=124 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit] College students have long had an oral fixation with the various tobacco products that line the shelves of nearly every convenience store. The dangers of traditional smoking are well documented, but the safety debate continues over new...

Connecting with professors and getting involved improves first year

Katrina Schiedemeyer

September 16, 2015

Freshman year can be filled with nerves, excitement, and anticipation of the semesters ahead, and adjusting to college life can be very different from the flow of high school. However, it doesn’t need to be as daunting as many first year students fear. A few simple tips can help any freshman, transfer...

A vote for Bernie Sanders is a vote for higher education

Emilie Hedeimann

September 16, 2015

With the presidential election right around the corner, UW Oshkosh students may be considering for whom they’ll vote. If they’re considering Bernie Sanders, if he obtains the Democratic National Committee nomination of course, they are in for a treat. Sanders was elected to the United States Senate...

UWO communication lacks transparency, cooperation

May 6, 2015

Between Gov. Scott Walker’s impending budget cuts, the University’s decision to cut sports and the gun-related incident in Reeve Memorial Union last year, there has been no shortage of newsworthy events at UW Oshkosh. However, when it comes to the effective communication of this news, UWO has been...

Budget stabilization funds are important for Wisconsin

Reggie Parson

May 6, 2015

The obvious question when anyone hears the term budget stabilization funds is “what are they?” If you are in finance, accounting, political science, public administration or any field that discusses budget stabilization funds, this is an easy question to answer. Just like in our personal finances,...

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