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Campus safety is vital

Campus safety is vital

September 20, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

UWO changes would have negative effects on students

The Advance-Titan

May 3, 2018

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

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

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

"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

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...

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