Category: News

Presidential candidates’ views on healthcare

Be aware of healthcare As the 2012 election draws nearer, the issues dividing President Barak Obama and Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney have been placed under the microscope.  Judgements and opinions have been circling the ideas of the two opponents, and much of the controversy has been centered on healthcare. Both candidates have made strides in...

National Preparedness Month

The 9th National Preparedness Month will take place this September which features a showcase of activities and campaigns that are occurring around the United States to support people’s awareness of emergency preparation. The sponsor of the month, Department of Homeland Security, is focusing on public preparedness in crisis situations, such as natural disasters; biological, chemical,...

Quad God: free speech taken too far?

Occasionally, students walking to class in Oelman, Millett, or Fawcett Halls may notice quite a commotion coming from the quad that connects these three buildings.  Sometimes, it appears that there is a fight about to break out, as a man and another person shout in one another’s face while a group circles around them. While...

The new KRUUE on campus

Questions have recently surfaced on campus about a mysterious organization known as KRUUE. The group has distributed some promotional flyers around campus, and many rumors have been circulating about the organization’s activity. Due to the mysterious nature of KRUUE, some students got the feeling that the group was very exclusive. Their hunch was accurate. KRUUE...

WSU faculty involvment in Phi Kappa Phi convention

At the beginning of August, two of Wright State’s own had the opportunity to participate in the biennial convention of the oldest, largest, and most selective university honor society.  As active members of Phi Kappa Phi, Alex Wenning, who is Wright State’s chapter’s scholarship and awards officer, and Kelly Hoehne, an accounting graduate student and...

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...

Residency down, spirits up

Wright State’s first Fall Semester has proven to be a spacious one for Residence Services, as the number of on-campus students has decreased significantly from previous years. Some of the dormitory facilities are down to roughly 80% capacity, while last year they were filled to the point that over 100 students had to temporarily live...

Student Government to debate mandatory advising changes

Wright State University’s Student Government will discuss changes to the mandatory advising system currently in place at Wright State this Tuesday at 7:00 in E157 Student Union. Mandatory advising takes place when students have PIN blocks placed on their student accounts that prevent registering for classes. Under the current system, PINs are only assigned for...

WSU’s energy contracts

You may have seen representatives and employees of interested energy services companies (ESCOs) on Wright State University’s campus lately. ESCO personnel are surveying the Wright State’s current energy usage by cataloguing and taking inventories of electronic equipment, such as heating and cooling systems, computers, printers and copiers over the next couple of months. ESCOs are...