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Student votes are important in determining results of midterm elections

Jesse Szweda, Columnist

October 25, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

I’m going to do something a little bit unusual for the opinion section and share a personal secret. Ready to hear it? I did not vote in the 2016 presidential election. Scandalous, I know. But to be fair, I was far from the only one. In fact, research has shown that young people tend to vote less when c...

Study breaks are good for health

Joshua Mounts, Columnist

October 25, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

College is tough. That’s plain and simple, every college student learns that, whether it’s early in their college career or closer to their graduation date. Making time to study and complete assignments is definitely one of the biggest stressors for those attending college. Katie Reilly wrote a story f...

Faculty and class cuts are the wrong solution for budget cuts

Courtney Schuna, Columnist

October 25, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

It’s no secret that faculty workloads are set to increase next year due to budget cuts here at UW Oshkosh. The biggest question in response to this is how this is going to affect the students’ education on campus. UWO senior Jessica Dybul said she does not believe the increased workloads are a posit...

Recent cases prompt action

Recent cases prompt action

Advance-Titan Staff

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Professors are similar to parents in that they take on the role to care, guide and provide support. What happens when professors overstep that role, and what repercussions should they face? Obviously, what has happened with recent sexual harassment and assault cases on UW Oshkosh is not the perfect...

Marijuana should be legalized

Courtney Schuna, Opinion Columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Marijuana is a great way to treat various medical conditions like severe anxiety and cancer. Its use, both recreational and medical, should be legal in all 50 states. A Pew Research Center article by Hannah Hartig and Abigail Geiger titled, “About six-in-ten Americans support marijuana legalization,...

Street preachers provide interactions for students

Jesse Szweda, Opinion Columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Like other students at this University, I had a Christian upbringing, which meant I got to hear plenty of preaching throughout my childhood. However, this preaching always took place within a church on Sunday morning. It wasn’t until I went to college that I discovered some Christians actually preac...

Landlords take advantage of students

Joshua Mounts, Opinion Columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Almost every student deals with landlords during their college experience. Some students deal with different landlords over their years in college, and others choose to stick with the same company throughout their years. But the fact still stands: you will probably deal with a less-than-ideal landlord sooner or ...

Student sexual health is important

Student sexual health is important

Staff

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

The UW Oshkosh Health Center offers many health care services to students including services related to sexual health. As young adults, sexual education and health is important for students to know in college but also in high school. Kristin Walker, K-12 Oshkosh Area School District health coordinator,...

Humanities degrees deserve recognition

Jesse Szweda, Columnist

October 11, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

At the end of this semester, I will be graduating with an English degree, along with other students at this University. Studying the great works of literature that humanity has created throughout the centuries has left me with knowledge I will treasure for the rest of my life. However, there are some who...

Graffiti is an art form

Courtney Schuna, Columnist

October 11, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Everyone has seen various types of graffiti around the world. Some believe it is vandalism, but it is actually a way for artists to express themselves. In his article “Is Graffiti Art?” Edward A. Brown said he believes that graffiti is just another art form people can take part in. “A...

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