The Advance-Titan

Letter to the Editor

Tristan Piotter

December 6, 2018

The minimum wage hasn’t “really” been $7.25 for a long time now. An ongoing argument between the Republicans and Democrats is whether or not to raise the federal minimum wage. Democrats believe that its current rate of $7.25 an hour is not enough to live off of and Republicans believe that a raise...

Letter to the Editor

Sarah Trachte

December 6, 2018

Many parents looking into schools for their children base their research on school report cards. Produced by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the cards assess every publicly funded school in the state based on four different standards: student achievement, growth, closing gaps and on-track...

Letter to the Editor

Tristan Piotter

December 6, 2018

Following Amazon and others, Werner Electric Supply Company in Appleton has increased their minimum starting pay for the warehouse employees from $12/hour to $15/hour, a significant change given Werner Electric has only raised it by $1.25 over the past 12 years. However, the impact has been a mixed bag....

Robbery reveals safety procedure concerns

Robbery reveals safety procedure concerns

Advance-Titan Staff

November 29, 2018

On Nov. 14, an armed robbery occurred at UW Oshkosh at Reeve Memorial Union near the UW Credit Union entrance. University Police Chief Kurt Leibold said that the robbery was a targeted threat and not an active shooter situation. Student responses to how the event was handled varied from being...

Letter to the Editor

Mariah Boye

November 29, 2018

If the age-old saying is true — you get what you pay for — is free college going to provide opportunity, or will it lead to entitlement and a drop in the quality of education? In my experience, the things given freely to me are generally taken for granted; however, the things that I have worked for...

Letter to the Editor

Adam VanHandel

November 29, 2018

A problem for college students is that not enough of them utilize all of the campus academic resources that are readily available to them. I use these resources myself and they are very beneficial to my learning as a college student. It is a good idea to use these campus academic resources because...

Media focuses heavily on shooters

Joshua Mounts, Columnist

November 29, 2018

The United States has been facing a variety of domestic problems over the last decade and a seemingly rapid increase in the number of shootings or other gun-related violence. As is the case with most issues within the country, there are people on both sides of the gun control debate. Guns and the regulatio...

Purpose of Women’s Center misunderstood by many

Purpose of Women’s Center misunderstood by many

Advance Titan

November 15, 2018

Women’s Centers are a common component to many college campuses, UW Oshkosh included, that offer promotion and education on gender equity. The Women’s Center is a campus resource that all students should be aware of during their time at UWO. However, students know very little or nothing at...

Birthright citizenship executive order opposed

Birthright citizenship executive order opposed

A-T Staff

November 8, 2018

Last week, President Donald Trump said he was preparing an executive order to eliminate birthright citizenship, which is currently considered a constitutional right. However, this plan has been met with backlash, some of it even coming from Trump’s party. House Speaker Paul Ryan, a strong supporter...

Men’s centers should be considered on all college campuses

Jesse Szweda, Writer

November 8, 2018

If you’ve been a student at this University for any amount of time, odds are you’ve probably heard that we have a Women’s Center. Our campus is not unique in this regard. All around the nation, campus women’s centers seek to serve the student population by offering support for female students an...

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