The Advance-Titan

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,...

End the mental illness stigma

Katherine Garcia

May 6, 2015

May is mental health awareness month, but the stigma surrounding individuals living with a mental illness extends much further than that. As the news boils over with horrific stories of violent crimes, mental illness appears to be the only explainable cause for such overwhelming tragedy. Yes, it is a...

Leisure reading must regain its place in modern society

April 29, 2015

It’s something we do everyday, much of the time subconsciously. Without it, success is virtually impossible and the world around us would surely be a much different place. Reading may be the most essential skill for students in the modern era. Now, of course everyone enrolled at UW Oshkosh can read,...

School should come before relationships

Whitney Free

April 29, 2015

While in college, everything seems so much harder and a lot more stressful, mainly because it is. If one isn’t stressed out enough about school, adding the worry of being “forever alone” can drive someone insane. Although some couples can handle it, trying to fit dating into a busy schedule of class,...

Letter to the editor:

Bryon Shingledecker

April 29, 2015

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

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...

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