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UWO changes would have negative effects on students

The Advance-Titan

May 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

The Oshkosh Student Association has proposed three big changes for UW Oshkosh, including having designated smoking areas, decoupling interim and changing the University’s food service. Smoking policy While having designated smoking areas is nice in theory, in practice they really won’t change m...

UWO should use FusionGo

Joshua Mounts, Opinion Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion, Opinion Cartoon, Spotlight

In an ever-expanding technological world, mobile applications are an easy and effective way to support the concept of staying connected while on the go. In an article by Sam Costello on LifeWire.com, it is said there were over 2.1 million apps in the Apple App Store as of March 2018, proving just...

Letter to the Edior

Rachel Mazurek

May 3, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I have never understood why using a meal plan at UW Oshkosh must be so complicated. The cheapest meal plan costs $90 a week for 15 meals (totaled at $6 per meal) and can only be used at Blackhawk Commons or Scotty’s Subs and Stuff on weekdays and Reeve on weekends. Theoretically, it sounds logical...

Letter to the Edior

Lisa Bahls

May 3, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

"As a third-year commuter at UW Oshkosh, I have had more than a few unpleasant experiences while trying to find a parking space. Based on what I hear while walking across campus and waiting around for classes, I am definitely not in the minority when it comes to experiencing these irritations. When...

UW Oshkosh must keep same name

Renae Karmar, Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

As most people are aware, the University of Wisconsin System schools are restructuring their campuses. UW Oshkosh is absorbing both UW-Fox Valley and UW-Fond du Lac, which calls for some consideration in how the schools would be named. There are many benefits and costs of changing the name, and the positives...

Freedom of speech needed in all classes

The Advance-Titan

April 26, 2018


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

Students everywhere should feel comfortable to express their opinion on a topic in a classroom. They shouldn’t have to worry about how their classmates, or even professors, might respond to what they believe. While not every class is suited to sharing opinions, such as large science pit classes...

LinkedIn helps students succeed

Josh Mounts, Opinion Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

[media-credit id=2 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Among all the wise words about how to gain success you may have heard in your life, “It’s all about who you know” may hold some of the most power. LinkedIn is an app that allows people to network and connect with others in a professiona...

UW restructure still needs more clarity

The Advance-Titan

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

There is nothing more unnerving than not knowing all of the details of a plan that could very well change your life. This is how many students felt when the UW merger was first announced, and so far there hasn’t been much more done to clarify what exactly will happen after the three campuses merge. Students...

Men’s volleyball legacy in need of reward

Nathan Dodge

April 19, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

With the UW Oshkosh men’s club volleyball season having just come to an end on Saturday, now is as good a time to ask the recurring question: has the historical success of the program made a strong enough case to be considered for an NCAA partnership? Oshkosh has three men’s volleyball teams...

Minimum wage increase not the right answer

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

The federal minimum wage currently sits at $7.25 an hour. Recently there have been discussions to increase that to rates of up to $15 an hour, and some cities have already taken steps to make that happen. There are a plethora of issues with raising the minimum wage to a living wage, but the big...

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