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It’s time to put an end to racial violence

Photo by Carter Uslabar - A peaceful protest in Appleton

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor

June 8, 2020

A firestorm has erupted across the nation and the world as protesters have taken to the streets to demand justice for the death of George Floyd and increased police accountability. The spark that ignited in Minneapolis as Floyd pled for his life while a white officer kneeled onto his neck for nearly...

Fishnets & lipstick: Experiencing ‘Rocky Horror’

Fishnets & lipstick: Experiencing ‘Rocky Horror’

Leo Costello, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2019

The Time Community Theater in downtown Oshkosh held its biggest annual event on Saturday: a screening of the 1975 cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” preceded by interactive games and costume contests. “Rocky,” as it’s referred to by fans, due to its LGBTQ themes and inten...

Jaywalking into fines: When did crossing the street get so complicated?

Advance-Titan Staff

September 19, 2019

“Make sure to look both ways before crossing the street!” Nearly all of us heard this from our parents as kids. The University Police at UW Oshkosh have been taking this idea one step further by cracking down on pedestrian violations at the crosswalks in front of Dempsey and Sage Hall (Algoma...

A’viands becomes UWO’s new food supplier

student is served at sub connection

Advance-Titan Staff

September 13, 2019

Veteran students at UW Oshkosh may have noticed a change of taste in the food on campus. Expert sniffers might have even noticed a slight change in the smell of the Reeve Marketplace. Your senses aren’t deceiving you. After years of Sodexo supplying all of the food on campus, their contract with...

Lack of UWO vaccination policy injects concern

Lack of UWO vaccination policy injects concern

A-T staff

May 9, 2019

A misguided public health concern over vaccinations has led to the quarantine of seven schools and two universities, a 300% increase in measles cases worldwide and the greatest number of measles cases in the U.S. since its elimination over 19 years ago. The anti-vax movement has begun to make its...

Wetlands: Dead in the water?

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Advance-Titan Staff

May 2, 2019

On April 15, just one week before Earth Day, public comments were quietly closed on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to eliminate protections for over half of the nation’s wetlands. The proposal, which the Trump Administration supports, would change the scope of waters that fall...

High school journalism censorship under fire

Advance-Titan Staff

April 25, 2019

The American press has been under attack in recent years with claims of fake news, biased stories and attempts at censorship. Student journalists have not been immune to these attacks and face even more challenges because they lack many of the First Amendment privileges that professional journalists...

Are you really who you say you are on social media?

Are you really who you say you are on social media?

A-T Staff

April 11, 2019

The creation of Facebook in 2004 set the social media world on a fast track to becoming one of the most popular forms of entertainment today. Social media has changed the way that we communicate and interact as a society. In fact, about 69% of Americans have a social media profile, according to Pew...

Free speech for some? UWO tackles 1st Amendment

opinion cartoon, man speaking into microphone.

Advance-Titan Staff

April 4, 2019

President Trump signed an executive order on March 21 aimed at withholding funding from universities that do not protect free speech on campus. With social justice issues being brought to light at UW Oshkosh in recent weeks, some students have said certain types of speech should not be tolerated...

UWO students call for action: ‘We will be heard’

opinion editorial cartoon

Advance-Titan Staff

March 21, 2019

In a series of testimonials that finished with a call for action, a diverse group of UW Oshkosh students and faculty members attended a forum Monday to address ongoing discrimination and harassment on campus after a student made a racist and homophobic Snapchat post during the Oshkosh Student Association...

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