Author: Lucas Gonzalez (Lucas Gonzalez)

Flashes of blue light in New York skies cause alien panic

Flashes of blue light in New York skies cause alien panic

New York’s skies were illuminated by flashes of brilliant blue light on Thursday. The phenomenon has been traced back to energy company Con Edison, in Astoria, Queens, according to a report from CNN. The incident caused transportation delays, power outages and transmission dips in the area, CNN reported. LaGuardia Airport in Queens was temporarily closed...

Dayton’s Not Dead: Woodland Lights

Dayton’s Not Dead: Woodland Lights

  For the past 25 years, Countryside Park in Washington Township has been transformed into a huge display of lights during the holiday season. Woodland Lights, one of Dayton’s oldest Christmas displays returns for its 26th run. Attendees have the opportunity to walk a half-mile wooded path of Christmas lights and visit live animals like reindeer...

Wright State’s fourth ArtsFair draws highest attendance yet

Wright State’s fourth ArtsFair draws highest attendance yet

For the fourth time, the College of Liberal Arts hosted ArtsFair – a community engagement event that gives children the opportunity to engage in interactive art activities. The event was open on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission was $5 per person. With 175 registered attendees, this was the most attended ArtsFair in...

Dayton’s Not Dead: Carillon Park Lights return for fourth season

Dayton’s Not Dead: Carillon Park Lights return for fourth season

Last Wednesday marked the opening day of Dayton’s newest Christmas tradition. A Carillon Christmas, started in 2015, is a nearly month-long celebration featuring live music, train rides and thousands of Christmas lights which illuminate the skies above. The event is hosted in the Carillon Historical Park, located at 1000 Carillon Blvd. in downtown Dayton. It...

Wright State board votes to relocate university archives

Wright State board votes to relocate university archives

  At a Friday meeting, the Finance, Audit and Infrastructure Committee of the Wright State Board of Trustees voted unanimously to accept a resolution to relocate the university’s archives, signaling the first stage of a project which has been discussed for over a year. The resolution is now subject to approval from the full Board...

Here’s how one Ohio university got out of fiscal watch

Here’s how one Ohio university got out of fiscal watch

  The threat of fiscal watch has been looming over Wright State University for over a year now. Since then, administrators have introduced multiple strategies to remediate the university’s budget. Fiscal watch refers to the act of the Ohio Department of Education declaring a state of fiscal emergency on a school district. When a school...

Faculty Union votes to reject Fact Finder’s report

Faculty Union votes to reject Fact Finder’s report

Last week, members of AAUP-WSU, the faculty union at Wright State, voted to reject a report issued by fact-finder David Stanton, who was tasked with reviewing unresolved issues in contract negotiations between the union and university administration. In a press release, the union representatives claimed that 467 voted to reject the report and 12 members...