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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?

Wetlands: Dead in the water?

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

Free speech for some? UWO tackles 1st Amendment

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’

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

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...

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Survivors: Stop suffering in silence

Advance-Titan Staff

March 14, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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