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Gary Dickstein farewell party | Photo by Sarah Cavender | The Wright State Guardian

Guardian Gallery: Farewell Party for Dr. Dickstein

On Oct 16 Student Government Association held a farewell party for Dr. Gary Dickstein the former interim vice provost of student affairs.

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Wright State University | Photo by Cheyenne Waddell | Edited by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

BREAKING: President Cheryl Schrader and VP of Finance will be stepping down

On Oct. 15, Dr. Cheryl Schrader announced that she will be stepping down from her position as president of Wright State University effective Dec. 31.

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Photograph by Soham Parikh/The Guardian.

Wright State faculty member placed on paid leave

Professor and Director of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program, Kristine Scordo, was escorted off Wright State campus on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Scordo was placed on paid administrative leave.

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From the Archives: Wright State students respond to 9/11

The Wright State Guardian Newspaper published a series of stories the week after September 11 2001 terrorist attacks. Almost 20 years later we look back at the reactions, emotions and stories that were told in our community. Photos and stories collected from the Wright State University Archives.

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Photograph by Soham Parikh/The Guardian.

‘We’re ready for a fresh start’: The aftermath of a faculty union strike

Interviews with dozens of students, faculty, staff, and administrators said trust continues to be an issue, six-months after the three-week strike ended.

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Photo by: Emily Linker

Letter from the editor: Welcome back Raiders!

Welcome class of 2023 and all that are returning this week!  It’s so great to see the campus come alive for the fall semester. We have so much to look forward to not just this week but also this semester. A reminder that Fall Fest is going to be this weekend as well as many, […]

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Crosses were set along sidewalk of the Oregon District for those that died. One of the crosses honored Megan Betts, Wright State student / Photo: Sarah Cavender

Wright State faculty and staff remember Megan Betts

“It is hard to think of coming back to rehearsals without Megan,” Dr. James Tipps, Wright State professor of music and conductor of university chorus said when reflecting on having Megan Betts as a student. “She was an absolute joy to work with, and she made a very positive difference in our lives.”

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Wright State held a vigil to honor Megan Betts and other victims killed in the Sunday morning Oregon District shooting / Photograph: Sarah Cavender

Provost Edwards: Our community needs to unify

Raiders and community members gathered in the atrium of the Student Union on Monday afternoon to remember Megan Betts one of the victims of the Oregon District shooting that took place on Sunday morning at 1:14 a.m.

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Scene outside of Ned Peppers in Oregon District Sunday Morning / Photo: Dayton Daily News, Cox Media Group

Miami Valley mourns after deadly Oregon District shooting

In the early hours of Sunday August 4, hundreds in downtown Dayton’s historic Oregon District took cover or fled as shooting broke out. 

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Tornado destruction throughout Miami Valley, Wright State and community come together to help

Memorial Day weekend has been marked as a historical weather weekend for parts of the Miami Valley and Ohio. The National Weather Service confirmed 15 tornadoes that struck parts of Greene, Montgomery, Auglaize and Darke Counties.

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