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Wright State theatre professor dies at 60

Wright State theatre professor dies at 60

Professor Scot Woolley, a theatre arts professor and music director at Wright State, died after serving at the university for nearly seven years. Woolley died on Saturday, Jan. 26 after suffering a medical emergency while driving in Cincinnati, according to the Dayton Daily News. He was 60 years old. Wooley was buried on Saturday, Feb....

Tuition refund date extended to Friday

Tuition refund date extended to Friday

Due to the active faculty union strike at Wright State, the course registration and drop date for a 100 percent refund has been extended for students. “The late registration fee will be waived to assist you if changes to your schedule are necessary,” Susan Edwards, university provost said in a campus-wide email. LATEST: Sports Recap:...

WSU student organization to complete service project in Uganda

WSU student organization to complete service project in Uganda

Members of Wright State’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) plan to travel to Uganda in March. EWB completes community service projects based on engineering principles, according to Jacquelyn Smith, EWB president. LATEST: Introducing: Kohort “(We’re) trying to better communities through the development and implementation of various engineering-based community service projects,” Smith said. EWB members will be...

Student service offices moved: what students need to know

Student service offices moved: what students need to know

  Four student service offices on campus have recently relocated. All originally located on the first floor of the Student Union, they have moved to the second floor of the building. Listed below are the affected offices and their new locations: * Wright1 Card Services moved to room 238 * Student Legal Services moved to...

Student Government answers students’ strike questions at open forum

Student Government answers students’ strike questions at open forum

Student Government Association answered students’ questions about the upcoming strike on campus in a public forum on Wednesday, Jan. 16. President Daniel Palmer addressed students’ concerns in person at the event, which was also streamed live on Facebook. The forum began with Palmer presenting background information explaining how the university reached this point. After the...

Dayton’s Not Dead: Funk Music Hall of Fame

Dayton’s Not Dead: Funk Music Hall of Fame

A funk museum in downtown Dayton holds memorabilia and artifacts from musicians that pioneered the way for funk music all over the nation. The mission of the Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center, located at 113 E. 3rd St., is to educate, honor and preserve the history of funk music, according to its...