Author: Sarah Cavender (Sarah Cavender)

Ohio cities could face legal action if they become sanctuary cities

Columbus lawmakers are pushing for legislation that could punish elected officials that declare their cities sanctuary cities in Ohio. Sanctuary cities, which also include countries and states, hold policies that limit cooperation with United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and State Representative Candice Keller are backing the new law. This would...

Governor Kasich proposes to freeze tuition in Ohio universities

Governor John Kasich proposed to continue the tuition freeze of Ohio colleges. The budget plan for the next two years will be reviewed by state legislature. This proposal would mean there is no increase in tuition for the 2018 and 2019 school years at all public universities, while also incrementally increasing the funding for higher...

Wright State celebrates the lunar New Year

On January 26, the university will hold a celebration for the lunar New Year in the Student Union Apollo Room from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This year is marked as the year of the rooster. The Asian and Native American Center will be hosting the event, and encourages everyone to attend. The event will...

Wright State Hosts “Quilts for Hospice”

The university will hold its fourth annual quilt show. The exhibit will showcase 47 quilts created to cover patient beds for Hospice of Dayton. Created by Miami Valley Quilters Guild, the quilts will be on display for three days, Thursday through Saturday. It will be held in the Apollo Room within the Student Union, the...

President Obama gives emotional farewell speech

Tuesday evening was an emotional but humbling night as President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago, Illinois. Accompanied by his wife Michelle and daughter Malia, Obama said goodbye to the nation he had served for 8 years. Obama spoke of his successes and his challenges during his time in office, from overcoming hurdles...

Over 60 applicants for next Wright State president

The number of applicants for the president position has surpassed the goal set by the search committee. So far 61 people have applied to become the next president of Wright State University. The search committee is currently narrowing the list to about a dozen applicants. Eventually this number will be reduced to decide the semifinalists....

Ohio passes new red light law

Among the 50 new laws passed in the beginning of the new year, malfunctioning red lights were on the list. Legislators passed a new law stating drivers are permitted to go through red lights under certain circumstances. Kettering police officer, John Jung stated, “This is about safety. We don’t want the driver to approach a...

President of WSU Board of Trustees reprimanded

The president of the Wright State Board of Trustees was publicly reprimanded by the Ohio Ethics Commission. This occurred following an ongoing investigation regarding the hiring of his son, David Bridges. Michael Bridges admitted to emailing his son’s resume to several administrators and helping in the setup of interviews with Wright State Research Institute Director...

Stocking stuffers for him and her

The holidays have many things to look forward to; lots of food, spending time with family and friends, the gift giving and relaxing from finals week. As you start to finish off your gift buying to-do list, don’t forget to get some little items to stuff the stockings. Online shopping is the one stop for...

Missing teen found alive after 5 years

Rachel Owens disappeared from her home in North Carolina in May of 2011. The now 21-year-old was located and found in Columbus, Ohio earlier this month. Authorities reported Owens was found safe and unharmed. Owens had left home willingly. According to the North Carolina Brunswick County Sheriff department, Owens had changed her name and date...