Category: News

Safety Blurb- Sexual Assault

According to the Wright State Police Department, an anonymous female reported being sexually assaulted to police on Oct. 15, though the assault occurred on Sept. 29. The victim told police that she was walking out of a campus convenience store around 3:30 p.m. when an unidentifiable group of people covered her head and sexually assaulted...

Safety Blurb- Walkways

The Campus Police have been noticing a large increase in the number of people not using designated walkways, crosswalks and bike paths.  “There have been many close calls lately and too many people are walking and running/ jogging in the roadway,” Sergeant Patrick Ammon, Crime Prevention Manager, said.  All are encouraged to use these designated...

“2016: Obama’s America”: A negative portrayal of Obama

Dinesh D’Sousa’s controversial film “2016: Obama’s America” has received both praise and criticism for its negative portrait of the current president and his “hidden agenda.” The film was released in July and has grossed over $33.3 million, making it the fourth most successful domestic documentary. D’Sousa’s recent film is based on his 2011 book “The...

Students respond to first semester at Wright State

For those who are returning Wright State students, the changing of trees’ colors may bring back fond reminiscences of the previous quarter system, in which the approach of fall meant the end of the quarter. However, on the semester system, the end is not for another two months. “I need Fall Break back,” student Charlie...

SOCHE makes $3.28 billion impact on greater Dayton area

SOCHE, the Southwestern Ohio Council for High Education, has recently released its Economic Impact report for the 2011 fiscal year. SOCHE reports that the 19 member institutions studied—including Wright State—made an impact of $3.28 billion on the economy in the greater Dayton area, including their own spending and that of vendors, visitors, students, and staff....

Ohio decides against privatization of more prisons

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC), directed by Gary Mohr, has released a statement saying that it would not seek to privatize any more prisons owned by the state. Ohio became the first state to sell a state-owned penitentiary to a private prison company earlier this year. After the sale, numerous organizations including...

Presidential Debate

President Obama and Governor Romney participated in this election’s first Presidential Debate on Oct. 3. Directly following the debate, former Republican Presidential candidate and senior advisor Pat Buchanan stated, “I think it was the best performance of any debate I’ve seen him [Romney] do. If I had to mark this as a 15-round fight, I...

Ohio 444 shut down and rerouted

The section of Ohio 444 that runs along Wright Patterson Air Force Base will be permanently shut down and reconfigured starting Tuesday, Oct. 9. None of the Wright State entrances will be affected, but travelers using Ohio 444 to get to campus will be rerouted. The stretch of Ohio 444 between W. Dayton Dr. and...

Local philanthropies looking for members

With the hustle and bustle of everyday school life, it may be difficult for students to realize how they can become more involved with their community.  Beyond Wright State, the charities of Dayton are searching for volunteers. On Oct. 5, a variety of volunteer organizations presented their opportunities in the Student Union Atrium. Some of...

The ink effect: tattoos and the job market

Are you thinking about “getting ink done?” Do you wonder how it will be seen through professional eyes? The place of tattoos in the professional environment has begun to evolve as more Americans are getting “ink.” Employers hold differing views on what is acceptable and what is not when it comes to tattoos, but many...