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UWO can change its bad reputation

The Advance-Titan

April 12, 2018


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

All colleges are known for different things and have a variety of reputations — UW-Platteville for its engineering program, UW-Whitewater for its business college and athletics program, UW- Green Bay for being a small school with Division I sports. The list goes on. While here at UW Oshkosh, we...

Letter to the Editor

Eric Royce

April 12, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Not ever having attended a cultural event at Oshkosh, I was a little apprehensive about going to the Asian Heritage Month Fashion Show. “You’ll be an ignorant outsider that doesn’t know heads from tails,” I somehow convinced myself. As I made my way up the stairs to the second floor of Reeve,...

Free speech must protect all language

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

On March 21 vlogger Mark Meechan, otherwise known by his YouTube alias, Count Dankula, was found guilty of a hate crime for a “grossly offensive” prank that he posted. He had taught his girlfriend’s pug to raise his paw in a way that mimicked a Nazi salute and posted a video of it to his You...

Person-first training needed for everyone

Courtney Schuna, Opinion Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

Language is always changing, so we need to change the way we use it in everyday and professional conversation. Person-first training is a way we can change the way we use language so we don’t accidentally offend someone. Students looking to learn about person-first language can go to the Dean of Students Accessibility Coordina...

UWO strides to make more green choices

Gwen Nichols, Opinion Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

It’s no secret that sustainability has become a hot-seat topic in the news lately. Conserving clean energy has become all the rage. I think UW Oshkosh is doing its part to keep up with this very popular fad. We are making great strides in “being green” through many ways around campus, and I...

Professors must take breaks into consideration for scheduling exams

The Advance Titan

April 5, 2018


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

During a long, relaxing break, the last thing a student needs is to panic and cram for an exam the day after break is over. Sadly, this is the case for some. Although there are many professors who understand students are unlikely to get work done during a break or long holiday, there are some who feel...

UWO sports attendance needs dramatic increase

The Advance-Titan

March 29, 2018


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

Go to almost any UW Oshkosh athletics game and the stands will consist of parents, family and a few friends of the players. There is a severe lack of UWO students in attendance. Even with the UWO football team making it to the championship game last school year and the men’s basketball team going...

Letter to the Editor

Katrina Mazier

March 29, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, It is reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that one teen died by suicide every six hours last year. There are many factors that may contribute to teen suicide, which include bullying, sexual assault, home life, self-image and peer pressure. Every day in our nation,...

Gun bans won’t end shootings

Ryan Taylor, Opinion Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Columnist, Opinion

  Assault: a violent physical or verbal attack. Weapon: something used to injure, defeat or destroy. By these two Merriam-Webster definitions, an assault weapon should be defined as anything used to physically harm someone, but is instead used to refer to a subset of guns that most people ca...

Ten things to remember for spring break

The Advance-Titan

March 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

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