Author: Sarah Cavender (Sarah Cavender)

BREAKING: Ohio’s longest higher education strike ends

BREAKING: Ohio’s longest higher education strike ends

After three weeks Wright State University faculty will return to the classrooms this week. In a post by AAUP-WSU on Facebook they announced the tentative end to the strike that has been ongoing since January 22. “Earlier this evening, the AAUP-WSU negotiating team came to a tentative agreement with the administration, and the AAUP-WSU Executive...

WSU Board of Trustees ratify most recent contract offer

WSU Board of Trustees ratify most recent contract offer

The Wright State Board of Trustees voted at today’s meeting to ratify the contract recently proposed to the faculty union (AAUP-WSU). Board members say the ratified contract includes concessions on areas the union previously voiced concern over. “The document makes significant concessions to union demands, but also allows the university to continue on a path...

Weekly Horoscopes

Weekly Horoscopes

January Week of 28-1 ARIES – The Moon lights up the career and reputation sector of your chart, and bringing a big boost to your creativity. Just remember that your ruling planet Mercury is retrograde, so watch out for miscommunications. TAURUS – The stars encourage you to branch out beyond your usual routine. This weekend...

BREAKING: WSU asks SERB to determine if AAUP-WSU strike unauthorized

BREAKING: WSU asks SERB to determine if AAUP-WSU strike unauthorized

In a press release the university explained the faculty union is striking for a reason that is prohibited by law. “The university did so because faculty workload is a prohibited subject of bargaining. The General Assembly disallows even the act of collective bargaining over faculty workload – much less the act of a public-sector strike over...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

What a strange feeling it is to walk through the halls and sit in classes this week, fellow Raiders. For weeks there has been this tension and uncertainty around us that follows us outside the classrooms and into our personal lives. Here at the newspaper we have spent weeks and months covering the back and...

Weekly Horoscopes

Weekly Horoscopes

Week of 14-18 ARIES – Shake-ups arrive this week Aries, and you’re eager to break free from your boring responsibilities and have some fun! However, the Moon’s dark side reminds you to focus on your career too. Mercury retrograde is almost here, finding you running into exes. Just smile and wave. TAURUS – Are you...

Breaking: WSU Administration files ULP Against AAUP-WSU

Breaking: WSU Administration files ULP Against AAUP-WSU

On Friday Jan 18, Wright State University administration filed an unfair labor practice charge against the faculty union, Wright State’s chapter of American Association of University Professors. In a press release from the university, the charges include: misleading members about intent to strike, threatening deans and departments chairs, asking the resignation of those in the...

Strike update: How financial aid will be affected

Strike update: How financial aid will be affected

Many students attend Wright State on a grant, scholarship, loan or work study. Following the government shutdown and news of a possible faculty strike on campus, students have voiced their concerns to the university. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, the university sent a communication email to students stating their financial aid would not be affected by...