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

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

Advance-Titan Staff

March 21, 2019


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

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...

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Advance-Titan Staff

March 14, 2019


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

The violent and degrading act of sexual assault leaves a victim feeling ashamed, traumatized, and often, too scared to report the assault. Those who do report are left with the possibility that their rapist may receive no repercussions for their actions. “They feel like no one hears them....

Show support for your student-athletes

Show support for your student-athletes

Advance-Titan Staff

February 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

The UW Oshkosh athletics department is handing out 500 free tickets to UWO students to attend the men’s and women’s basketball playoff games this week, which leaves no excuse for students to miss the chance to support these incredibly talented student athletes. The UWO student body has showed...

Campus counseling services questioned

Campus counseling services questioned

The Advance Titan Staff

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

The UW Oshkosh Counseling Center offers free mental health services to students, but is it enough? Several students have said mental health services are lacking on campus and UWO needs to take a more proactive approach to addressing students’ mental health needs. However, the Counseling Center’s...

Foundation secrecy will affect UWO reputation

Foundation secrecy will affect UWO reputation

Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Recently, the Advance-Titan received court documents revealing that the University has been redirecting funds away from the UW Oshkosh Foundation, potentially harming its reputation and fundraising capacity. Affidavits from chairman of the Foundation Timothy Mulloy, board member Gene Drecktah and...

Robbery reveals safety procedure concerns

Robbery reveals safety procedure concerns

Advance-Titan Staff

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

On Nov. 14, an armed robbery occurred at UW Oshkosh at Reeve Memorial Union near the UW Credit Union entrance. University Police Chief Kurt Leibold said that the robbery was a targeted threat and not an active shooter situation. Student responses to how the event was handled varied from being...

Birthright citizenship executive order opposed

Birthright citizenship executive order opposed

A-T Staff

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Last week, President Donald Trump said he was preparing an executive order to eliminate birthright citizenship, which is currently considered a constitutional right. However, this plan has been met with backlash, some of it even coming from Trump’s party. House Speaker Paul Ryan, a strong supporter...

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...

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...

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...

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