Author: Arian McNeil (Arian McNeil)

Fitness Friday: Benefits to weight lifting for women

Fitness Friday: Benefits to weight lifting for women

It is an accepted fact by most people in today’s society that routine exercise is good for one’s health. While there are many types of exercise, one that seems to be skipped over by many women is weight training or lifting. Several common reasons appear when asking around for why more women are prone to...

Sports Recap: Women’s Basketball defeats IUPUI

Sports Recap: Women’s Basketball defeats IUPUI

On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Wright State Raiders hosted the IUPUI Jaguars for a Horizon League matchup at the Nutter Center. The Raiders earned the W, winning by a score of 66-59. LATEST: WSU Board of Trustees ratify most recent contract offer The Raiders were scoring early in the first half of the game, already...

Women’s Basketball defeats Detroit Mercy

Women’s Basketball defeats Detroit Mercy

Women’s Basketball hosted Detroit Mercy Jan. 27 at the Nutter Center. The Raiders defeated Detroit Mercy with a score of 78-59. This Horizon League win makes Wright State 8-1 in conference and 16-5 overall. In the first half, the Raiders scored first, with Symone Simmons, Mackenzie Taylor and Michal Miller all scoring early. Detroit Mercy...

POW/MIA chair installed in the Nutter Center

POW/MIA chair installed in the Nutter Center

  On Saturday, Jan. 26, a POW/MIA chair was officially installed in the Nutter Center. The chair is located in section 209 and has a plaque that explains its significance: it honors members of our armed forces who have not come home to their families. To commemorate such a significant addition to the Wright State...

Sport Recap: First week of Australian Open play

Sport Recap: First week of Australian Open play

  The first major grand slam of the year, the Australian Open, started on Jan. 14 in Melbourne Park. The event is always a popular one, giving competitors their first chance at a major title and a way to see their competition after a few months of training. For men’s singles, many big-name competitors earned...

What it means to be vegan

What it means to be vegan

The concept of being vegetarian, maintaining a diet that does not include meat, is fairly well known today. A similar, but less known, diet is known as being vegan. Following a vegan diet and lifestyle is different than a vegetarian one because being vegan goes beyond just avoiding meat. Vegans do not consume or use...

Campus recreation, athletic events to continue through potential strike

Campus recreation, athletic events to continue through potential strike

With the Wright State Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, having recently filed a 10-day strike notice, students have a lot of questions about what will happen if a strike occurs. One thing students can be sure of is that campus recreation will continue to run as planned. Although some faculty...

Men’s Basketball falls to NKU

Men’s Basketball falls to NKU

Wright State traveled to Northern Kentucky on Jan. 11 to face off against rival NKU. The game was close but the Raiders ultimately lost 64-68. The first half was a close one, with the Raiders leading at halftime 30-27. Mark Hughes led the team in the first half, scoring nine points and having five rebounds....