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Allison Cortelli is no stranger to new changes and adapting to new places. When she stepped onto WSU campus for the first time as an incoming freshman this past August, she was ready to embark on the college experience. Allison is originally from Texas, where her dad served in the U.S Air Force for 10...

WSU’s Rainbow Alliance campaigns for equal rights and awareness with an on-campus NOH8 photo shoot

For those superstitious individuals who regard Friday the 13th as unlucky, your days of despair are over. This past Friday (the 13th), Wright State’s Rainbow Alliance played host to an event in attempt to raise awareness of equality- thus breaking the annual streak of “misfortune” in the universe. In concordance to the the NOH8 campaign,...

WSU student crowned CW star

Wright State senior Brandy Zapata, was crowned Dayton’s CW star. Zapata, Assistant Speaker of the House in WSU’s student government, and a mass communications major, won the competition, making her the face and voice of Dayton’s famous television network. Since Zapata won the competition, her life has become a turbulent roller coaster. Daily, she faces...

Understand your lease and get your security deposit back in full

When a person signs a lease, moves into or out of an apartment, there are things renters should know that could save them a significant amount of time and money in the long run. Managing Attorney Michael Booher with Wright State Student Legal Services, Inc. has five major tips for all renters. Tip number one...

Occupy Wall Street: What's next?

So, whatever happened to Occupy Wall Street? Over the past few months, the public eye and mainstream media coverage have shifted their critical gaze away from this potential revolutionary movement. Since Occupy Wall Street’s disappearance from the headlines, the progressive movement to end economic inequality (among a plethora of other things) has been put on...

WSU adds Social Work masters program

Wright State’s Social Work Department has been partnered with Ohio State’s College of Social Work for six years to provide the opportunity for graduates with various Bachelor degrees to attend a Masters program in Social Work from OSU. Previously, area students enrolled in a graduate program for a Masters of Arts in Social Work have...

Stay safe during tornado season

Tornado season has primarily hit the Midwest hard this year, with 19 fatal tornadoes taking 57 lives this year according to Michael Coons, emergency management administrator for WSU. The WSU Emergency Management Department is working to improve safety precautions and procedures on campus to ensure a well prepared campus in light of the early tornado...

Students rally in remeberance of 17-year-old’s controversial death

“Students need to understand that this is history in the making. Since Trayvon Martin died, youth all over America have banded together to make a difference – our rally will be no exception.” Jarrod Williams, a junior at Wright State and president of Black Men on the Move, said this before the “Who’s Inside the...

For richer or poorer: government redistribution of wealth

“Rich and Poor or Citizens All: The Ethics and Economics of Government Redistribution of Wealth” was the topoc of discussion during last Thursday’s Economics Club meeting held in Rike Hall. Several people stated that wealth redistribution is overdone in the United Sates, and one attendee called it downright “obnoxious.” A chart from the Organization for...