Category: News

A way to save

There is another transportation option awaiting those who are tired of parking at WSU. For those who live in Montgomery County, the buses of the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) may be a viable option. Those who live near a bus stop may find that the vivid green paint of the buses correlate to...

Vice President Joe Biden visits Wright State

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a grassroots event at Wright State on Wednesday, September 12 to campaign for the upcoming election. The standing-room-only event took place in the Apollo Room of the Student Union, and was free to the public. Biden spoke for approximately 20 minutes and spent a few minutes shaking hands afterwards....

Wright State alumni: A legacy of success

Doctors, entrepreneurs, politicians, actors, celebrities, activists and athletes: Wright State University‘s commitment to graduating well-rounded students is apparent in the diversity of professions held by successful WSU alumni, some of which include WSU alumni Stephen P. Donovan, who serves as Audit Manager for Federal Reserve Bank in Ohio and Russ Harris, who has consulted the...

Save on textbooks with Skyo

As students are well aware, textbooks are the third-highest expense in college; they rank right under tuition and room and board. Often a single book can cost more than a month of groceries. Fortunately for your bank account, there are a lot of ways to save money on books. Buying used books is a popular...

Future of Employment Cloudy at Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Many employees at Wright Patterson Air Force base are unsure of their job security as an estimated 4,000 to 5,000 jobs could be eliminated starting in January 2013. These cuts would be the product of budget sequestration, which is an issue that has received much attention in the Dayton area. Budget sequestration is an automatic...

Wright State to Host Raider Reg.

Wright State University will host Raider Reg Monday, September 17th, in the Student Union Atrium from 11am to 4pm. The event will feature speakers such as former Mayor of Dayton and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Paul Leonard, will have free food, and will help students register to vote.  “We want students to join us in this...

New Wright State Physicians Medical Building

Wright State Physicians recently constructed a new medical building at Wright State University, providing an accessible medical center for WSU students, faculty and staff. The new facility is also a large convenience to the local community, serving members of the Montgomery, Clark and Greene county residential areas. Patients now have access to physicians practicing diverse...

Increase in Ohio PTSD cases

It would be impossible to deny that Wright State University is located in an incredibly military-heavy area.  With Wright-Patterson Air Force Base regularly buzzing the campus with C-17’s and the presence of a very large ROTC program at the University, students at Wright State should be familiar with the military. However, an aspect of some...

The facts of Greek life at WSU

Wright State’s Greek life is nothing like what you’d expect. From the cliches on TV to the horror stories in the news, Wright State defies the stereotypes with their Greek life. The fraternities and sororities develop student leaders, philanthropists, strong academics and overall high achieving members. Among those who discover that Greek life, indeed, does...

A Wright State legend passes

Former Wright State Professor and supporter, Dr. Benjamin Schuster, passed away on Aug. 24 at the age of 89. Schuster had served as a clinical professor of medicine at Wright State since 1975, and made numerous donations to the University, namely the arts program. “When we think of the long list of friends of this...