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Film, TV and radio creators should avoid remakes

Film, TV and radio creators should avoid remakes

Joshua Mounts, Opinion Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Nostalgia. A concept that captures the hearts, attention and wallets of society easier than just about anything else. Nostalgia is no foreign concept to businesses and content creators. In fact it’s been an extremely prevalent tool for them in the recent years. Rebooting, reimagining, republishing,...

UWO Students worried about budget cuts

UWO Students worried about budget cuts

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

In January 2018, UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said he wanted to decrease the University’s budget by $9.5 million in the next two years by cutting spending, leading to classes being cut across majors. Students registering for classes have noticed these changes. UWO sophomore and anthropology...

Gen ed classes should be expanded

Gen ed classes should be expanded

Jesse Szweda, Opinion Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

General education classes are a significant part of the college experience, whether it’s history classes with the sleep-inducing power of a medical anesthetic or chemistry courses that induce tearful fits of panic before every exam. Life as a college student has its challenges, but nothing seems...

Video games aren’t a cause of violence

Video games aren’t a cause of violence

Courtney Schuna, Opinion Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Video games have been debated for some time now. Some people believe they are beneficial, but others believe they cause more harm than good. Some people even go as far to say that video games cause violent behavior. According to studies by researchers at the University of York, video games...

Students concerned with parking

Students concerned with parking

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

UW Oshkosh Parking Services is a self-supported service that provides parking permits to students on campus, but there are positives and negatives that students find when using it. Being a self-supported service means that they are not funded by the state, the University budget, student fees or tuition...

Campus safety is vital

Campus safety is vital

September 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

UW Oshkosh provides several services to students to help create a safe environment on and near campus. These services include the Safewalk program, Winnebago Countywide Crime Stoppers, blue light emergency phones and Titan Alert. During the day the campus is bustling with students, but at night...

Physical libraries are needed

Courtney Schuna, Opinion Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

In today’s society, we are always evolving with different technologies that allow us to find information with just the click of a button. With this type of technological access, are public libraries still needed around the world? According to New York Times writer Michael Gonchar’s article “Do We Still Need Libraries?”, ...

Go to grad school for right reasons

Jesse Szweda, Opinion Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

In my four years at UW Oshkosh, I have never met a student who didn’t look forward to graduation. The thought of walking across the stage in your black cap and gown and proudly accepting your diploma seems to be a dream for every student on this campus. After all, why wouldn’t it be? Even as we s...

UWO transparency needs addressing

Advance-Titan

September 13, 2018


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

UW Oshkosh is transparent in most areas like academics, but scandals that have emerged raise doubt. One well-known scandal is the UWO Foundation lawsuit involving former Chancellor Richards Wells and former Vice Chancellor Thomas Sonnleitner. The UWO Foundation claimed bankruptcy in 2016 after...

Phones should not be your eyes

Joshua Mounts, Opinion Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Technology: the double-edged sword. The devices people have access to today both help with everyday life but also serve as a good distraction. The developments in technology that we have today are beyond the wildest dreams of those even just 30 years ago but the current belief is that the devel...

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