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WSU employees limited in their right to talk about potential strike

WSU employees limited in their right to talk about potential strike

With the possibility of a faculty strike raising concerns across the Raider community, staff members and faculty received an email stating all strike related concerns by the media are to be forwarded on to the Office of Communications. “Your cooperation in complying with this procedure is appreciated and expected,” the campus wide email stated. Wright...

BREAKING: Faculty Union members vote to authorize strike

BREAKING: Faculty Union members vote to authorize strike

On January 14 Wright State faculty union announced in a press release they would authorize a strike for Jan 22 at 8am. “Administrators and Boards come and go. But most faculty will spend their entire careers at Wright State. We have a deep interest in the long-term viability of our University and are devoted to...

Boonshoft School of Medicine awarded research grant

Boonshoft School of Medicine awarded research grant

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine recently received a grant to assess emergency medical services (EMS) in Ohio. The grant comes from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Ohio Emergency Medical Services in the amount of $84,182, according to a press release. Researchers will assess trauma-specific improvement measures used by EMS agencies...

Plans for medical marijuana dispensary approved for Dayton’s Oregon District

Plans for medical marijuana dispensary approved for Dayton’s Oregon District

A project to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the Oregon District was approved in December 2018 following months of intense scrutiny, according to a WHIO report. The community and historic preservation board previously expressed discontent with the design of the building. Its original design was described as looking too much, “like a Wendy’s,” Dayton...

BREAKING: Faculty union expected to file 10 day strike notice

BREAKING: Faculty union expected to file 10 day strike notice

On Saturday, Jan. 5, a communication email was sent out to the members of the Wright State University chapter of American Association of University Professors rejecting the last best offer by the board. “The unanimous recommendation of the AAUP-WSU Executive Committee is to reject the imposed contract by authorizing a strike,” according to the email....

WSU Board of Trustees votes to impose last best offer on faculty union

WSU Board of Trustees votes to impose last best offer on faculty union

Wright State’s Board of Trustees just express its intent to impose a last best offer to the WSU chapter of American Association of University Professors (AAUP). In a meeting on Friday, Jan. 4, the board voted unanimously to implement the terms and conditions of the offer. “For the board of trustees, this process has focused squarely...

California law only allows sale of rescue, shelter animals

California law only allows sale of rescue, shelter animals

    California recently passed a law which allows pet shops to only sell cats, dogs and rabbits which come from shelters or rescue organizations, instead of breeders, according to a report from CNN. The new law, known as The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, was introduced by California State Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell and...

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...

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...