Latest News

Author: Brian Patch

Are students a fan of Rowdy Raider?

Rowdy Raider is well known across all of Dayton as the mascot of Wright State University. The peppy, spirited wolf can be seen at many athletic events, open houses, and other campus events. With mascots being a huge part of the college experience, we began to wonder, how many people actually like WSU’s current mascot? […]

Read More

Last male Northern White Rhino passes away

The only male Great White Rhino left on earth passed away last Monday in Kenya. The Rhino, named Sudan, was 45 years old. There are only two females left in the world, and with no ways to reproduce, the species will likely be extinct in the next few decades. According to National Geographic, Sudan was […]

Read More

Best places to take in March Madness in Fairborn

During the insanity of March Madness, many people are looking for the best place to eat good food and watch college basketball. When it comes to the Fairborn/Beavercreek area, there are a plethora of options to fit all budgets and food preferences. In today’s world, it really isn’t hard to find a restaurant with a […]

Read More

Wright State gets 14 seed, will play University of Tennessee in Dallas, Texas

The Wright State men’s basketball team will face off against the University of Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday, Mar. 15. The game will be played in Dallas, Texas. The Raiders found out their March Madness opponent in front of fans, alumni and current students in the student union atrium Sunday night, and even had a brief […]

Read More

The few, the proud, the WSU Pep Band

At every home basketball game, the WSU pep band fills The Nutter Center with college tradition by playing some of today’s hits, the Raider fight song, and even the national anthem at times. This small group of less than 40 WSU students have a swagger about them, often participating in the student section chants and […]

Read More

The story of a WSU walk-on athlete

When people think of college athletes, they usually think of players who don’t have to pay a dime for college. Unfortunately, this doesn’t apply for the majority of college athletes, even at the division one level. Brittney Petrosky was one of those walk-on’s when she arrived at WSU last fall. As a lifelong soccer player, […]

Read More

For students and alumni alike, WSU’s big win more than just a game

Last night, the Wright State men’s basketball team punched their ticket to the big dance, the NCAA Tournament, for just the third time in their division one history. For many WSU alumni and current students, the win represented much more than just a basketball game. Since the game was held in Detroit, Michigan, many fans […]

Read More

Get to know Chris Collins, the voice of the Raiders

Chris Collins has been broadcasting at WSU for the past 21 years. He’s been court-side for some of WSU’s most memorable moments, including their 1999 upset over Michigan State. Through the years he has called hundreds of games and seen the best players to come through WSU. He has been and truly is the voice […]

Read More

Can WSU beat Milwaukee, or will history repeat itself?

The WSU men’s basketball team advanced to the Horizon League Tournament (HLT) semi-finals last weekend by beating the Green Bay Phoenix 87-72.  Their next game will be against the Milwaukee Panthers, a team that WSU has not beaten this season. This situation strikingly resembles last season’s team when they were swept by NKU and then […]

Read More

Raider Recap: Baseball swept, MBB moves into first place, Swim team's final meet

Baseball swept at Tulane   The WSU baseball team got swept in New Orleans this past weekend by Tulane. In game one, Raider ace Ryan Weiss took the mound and had a solid start with 5.2IP, 3ER, 5K and no walks. The game was competitive throughout, but Tulane held on to the close 4-3 victory. […]

Read More