Author: Jamie Penwell (Jamie Penwell)

Dayton Dragons National Anthem Tryouts on Feb. 23

Dayton Dragons National Anthem Tryouts on Feb. 23

On Saturday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball Association will be holding tryouts to sing the national anthem at one of their home games. Tryouts will be held in the first floor of the Dayton Mall. The winner of the grand prize, or the best tryout, will get...

All work to count towards final grades

All work to count towards final grades

In a campus-wide email sent out on Feb. 6, Provost Susan Edwards stated that all work completed during the strike with substitute instructors will count towards finals grades. “All student work will be credited toward your final class grade,” according to the email. Edwards encouraged students to attend classes and finish all assigned work, as...

Fun Valentine’s Day gift and date ideas

Fun Valentine’s Day gift and date ideas

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which means it is time to start thinking about gift ideas and date locations. Chocolate and flowers are great but they’re typical gifts. Here are some non-typical Valentine’s Day gifts to consider: * Clothes * Lingerie (this may be typical to some couples but to others this could...

Your five day weather forecast

Your five day weather forecast

Below is the upcoming weather forecast for Fairborn, Ohio, according to weather.com. [ All temperatures are Fahrenheit ] Monday, Jan. 21 Sunny with a 10 percent chance of precipitation. High: 9 degrees Low: 0 degrees Tuesday, Jan. 22 Cloudy and breezy with a 20 percent chance of precipitation. High: 38 degrees Low: 36 degrees Wednesday,...

Netflix Review: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Netflix Review: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

“Bandersnatch” is the first ever, that I know of, interactive film. There have been choose-your-own-adventure books and video games for years. In these books and video games you are given choices, allowing each person’s reading or game-playing experience to be different in plot, characters, ending, etc. This is how “Bandersnatch” works. Keeping your remote in...

Movie Review: Holmes and Watson

Movie Review: Holmes and Watson

Iconic duo Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are at it again. “Holmes and Watson” is a comedy in which Sherlock Holmes (Ferrell) and his partner, Dr. Watson (Reilly), must solve the case of a murder at Buckingham Palace before the Queen is killed. The film received a startling eight percent on Rotten Tomatoes. IMDb...

Ten horrible holiday pick-up lines

Ten horrible holiday pick-up lines

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with holiday-themed puns? While I don’t recommend using some of these on people, they are still really fun to read. Here are my ten personal favorites. Hopefully you enjoy them as much as I do! * Let’s make this a not-so-silent night. * Wanna Scrooge?...

Weekly Horoscopes

Weekly Horoscopes

Here are the signs 2019 resolutions: ARIES – You should spend more time with friends and family this year, Aries. You have a tendency to keep to yourself. You will feel increased happiness as a result. TAURUS – In 2019, you should eat healthier, Taurus. Most importantly, try to avoid emotional eating binges; these small...

Tips for safe driving this winter

Tips for safe driving this winter

  With a harsh winter coming up, it is extremely important for drivers to know the do’s and don’ts of winter driving. Understanding how to drive in winter weather can save your life. Here are some things you should know: As always, make sure you are wearing a seatbelt at all times. Salt will eat...