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WSU expected to be $2 million under budget: Student withdrawal cited

WSU expected to be $2 million under budget: Student withdrawal cited

A recent financial analysis from Wright State University shows that there is an expected $1 million surplus by the end of this fiscal year, which is roughly $2 million under the university’s former projections. The report cites decline in tuition and student withdrawals as reasons for falling under budget. “Student withdrawals between January 31 and...

Dayton’s Not Dead: The Troll Pub at The Wheelhouse brings Dayton history to life

Dayton’s Not Dead: The Troll Pub at The Wheelhouse brings Dayton history to life

The Troll Pub Under the Bridge first opened its doors in Louisville, Ky in 2011, but in March 2018, the Troll Pub at The Wheelhouse re-opened at a historic Dayton Building. Built in the late 1800s, the Wheelhouse was originally a factory that built farming equipment, called Farmer’s Friend.   The pub then continued to...

White-supremacist posters removed from campus

White-supremacist posters removed from campus

On Feb. 20, Wright State sent out a campus-wide email stating that over the weekend, white-supremacist posters had been found on campus and removed. “University police officers and staff searched Dayton Campus buildings and the tunnels in an effort to remove all materials posted in violation of the university’s posting policy,” according to the email....

Wright State wins at Greek life conference for second consecutive year

Wright State wins at Greek life conference for second consecutive year

Photograph provided by Gina Keucher. Students representing Wright State won the case study competition at a Greek life conference for the second consecutive year. The Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., saw students from across the country. “For me, it is validation that this is an amazing fraternity and sorority...

WSU hosts another successful Raider Roundup

WSU hosts another successful Raider Roundup

  The ’67 Society hosted the annual Raider Roundup on Friday Feb 15, prior to the basketball game against sports rival Northern Kentucky University. According to Holly Mapel, president of the ’67 Society, over 700 people attended the pep rally. “What a night it was Friday! It was a record year as we saw roughly...

Sex in the Dark

Sex in the Dark

  Sex. The almighty topic that crosses everyone’s mind. Luckily for Wright State students, all questions about sex can be answered by our new student advocate. On Feb. 12, Corrie Pleska, survivor advocate and case manager of Wright State University, presented Sex in the Dark, an anonymous, open forum discussion with Dayton’s leading “sexperts”. The...

Wright State Chief Diversity Officer accepts position with City of Toledo

Wright State Chief Diversity Officer accepts position with City of Toledo

A nationally recognized leader of equity and inclusion and former employee of Wright State University has accepted a new position in Toledo. Matt Boaz, the former chief diversity officer at Wright State, will serve as the director of diversity and inclusion with the City of Toledo, according to an announcement from University President Cheryl Schrader....

Suit Up with Wright State University and JCPenney

Suit Up with Wright State University and JCPenney

  One of the best things about Wright State University is the many different opportunities that are available to help students when preparing for the workplace. One event taking place in a few weeks aims to give students the upper edge and ace the interview with the help of JCPenney. The Career Center and Student...

WSU gears up for Raider Roundup

WSU gears up for Raider Roundup

  Wright State community members are gearing up for their annual Raider Roundup pep rally as well as the men’s basketball game against rival NKU. RAIDER ROUNDUP The pep rally will take place within the McLin Gym, Nutter Center prior to the basketball game against NKU at 7:30 p.m. Raider Ride will be available from...

Spartan Housewrite Tournament

  Wright State’s Quizbowl Team is hosting its annual Spartan Housewrite Tournament on March 30. If you are a competitive person that enjoys educational games similar to Family Feud or Jeopardy, the Spartan Housewrite Tournament is just the event for you to attend. “Quizbowl is an academic competition. There are tournaments throughout the year, like...