Author: Lucas Gonzalez (Lucas Gonzalez)

Attacks in New York kill 8 and injure a dozen more

Late Tuesday afternoon, at about 3:05 p.m., a rental truck was driven into people in lower Manhattan, killing 8 and injuring 12 more. The suspect was since apprehended and taken into police custody. This act has been identified as a terrorist attack – the deadliest one since the attacks on September 11, 2001, according to...

Wright State begins discussions about merging schools

There have been discussions about merging schools and colleges on campus, at the dean level and by Provost Thomas Sudkamp. Health programs have the potential to be reorganized into one school. Other mergers currently under discussion are the College of Education with College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and Math with the College...

Wright State hosts Scare Fair

On Friday, October 27, Wright State’s University Activities Board (UAB) hosted an event called “Scare Fair.” “Scare Fair is a Halloween-themed event that gives students an opportunity to have fun on campus around the holiday,” said Trent Fuller, director of campus events at UAB. “It is a great way to spend time in between classes...

Board of Trustees to cut down the amount of retirement vendors available to faculty

A meeting held last month by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees revealed Wright State had been planning to cut down on the amount of retirement vendors available for faculty. The resolution was passed, and employees will have less vendors to choose from. “This will be a positive step forward for our employees,”...

Faculty host panel on U.S. – North Korea relations

On Tuesday, October 17  the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) hosted a panel on relations between the U.S. and North Korea. It was held in the Student Union Discovery room and was open to the public. The event was organized by December Green, the chair of SPIA, along with Eva Chamberlain, Chair of...

Debate sparks over management of protest

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, there was a public demonstration held on the Quad area of Wright State’s campus. The demonstrators represented Created Equal, a pro-life organization based in Columbus, Ohio. The day prior to their arrival, Gary Dickstein, Interim Vice President of Student Affairs, sent out a campus-wide email warning students about the demonstrators’ use of...

Office of Latino Affairs assisting DACA students

The Office of Latino Affairs (OLA) received a federal grant from California to assist students who would be affected by the Trump administration’s policy change on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). OLA used the grant to open a DACA renewal assistance clinic for students who were brought to the United States as children, and...

What research is happening in the NEC building?

Researchers from Biochemistry, Psychology, Engineering, Physics, and more are conducting research in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration (NEC) building on Wright State’s campus. People conducting research in the NEC building include undergraduate students, graduate students, technical staff, post-doctoral researchers and faculty. According to Christopher Wyatt, Associate Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, Wright State...