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Hyperpartisanship caused by both political parties

Hyperpartisanship caused by both political parties

Joshua Mounts, writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Tis’ the season — election season, and since it is the season, why not talk about our two-party system? The trend of hyperpartisanship has led to a virtual stalemate within American politics. Both sides of the political aisle have essentially become so stubborn that neither side allows for...

UWO respondes to Trump’s proposal to define sex

UWO respondes to Trump’s proposal to define sex

November 1, 2018


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

Last week the Trump administration announced a proposal to legally define gender as a “biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.” The proposal has faced backlash from the LGBTQ+ community with rallies being held over the weekend. There have also been several social...

Letter to the Editor

Abby Reich

November 1, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Today, women are still struggling to become leaders in their organizations. According to a study by Pew Research, “​only 26 women are in CEO roles at Fortune 500 companies, making up 5.2 percent of the female population” even now in 2018. Women are always trying to climb up the corporate...

Video game industry is growing, gaining more acceptance

Joshua Mounts, Columnist

November 1, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

For years it seems that being a “gamer,” or one who plays video games, has been quite a stigma. Over more recent years, this seems to have shifted a bit. Video gaming and the people who participate in the activity have been held in a negative light in the past. People haven’t considered the “sport” ...

Take time for mental health

Take time for mental health

October 25, 2018


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

Sleeping and eating are both healthy habits that should be considered important for college students to do throughout their time in school. However, not getting enough sleep and not eating seems to be more prominent for students and can sometimes be glamorized. A study by the University of Georgia...

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,...

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