Category: Opinions

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

What a strange feeling it is to walk through the halls and sit in classes this week, fellow Raiders. For weeks there has been this tension and uncertainty around us that follows us outside the classrooms and into our personal lives. Here at the newspaper we have spent weeks and months covering the back and...

Letter to the Editor: WSU Right to Strike

Letter to the Editor: WSU Right to Strike

By Matt Raska The impending strike of Wright State professors brings to mind the typical process for prospective visiting students: some trivia, an outline of fun activities, a tour around campus. In the past few years, Wright State has obtained several shiny new jewels: a Student Success Center, a neuroscience building, the Wright State physicians...

Winter beach vacation pros and cons

Winter beach vacation pros and cons

When most people think of a beach vacation, they think about the summer sun or spring break; most people probably do not consider winter a good time to go. While it may be winter here in Ohio, it sure doesn’t feel like it in places like Florida, making winter an option when looking to go...

Netflix Review: Bird Box 

Netflix Review: Bird Box 

Let me preface this article by saying that this is a peculiar yet brilliant film. With a heart-stopping opening scene that makes you feel as if the character is warning you of the dangers that lay ahead, “Bird Box” is a captivating film that immerses you into a horrifying, apocalyptic world from start to finish.  ...

Netflix Review: Dumplin’

Netflix Review: Dumplin’

One of Netflix’s recent releases is “Dumplin’”, a warm-hearted film about a plus-size girl and her mother, a former beauty pageant queen obsessed with beauty pageants. With Jennifer Anniston both producing and acting in this film, viewers can anticipate a charming, captivating and meaningful storyline; not to mention the fact that “Dumplin’” is also a...

Netflix Review: The Princess Switch

Netflix Review: The Princess Switch

Disclaimer: I am not one for cheesy Christmas movies, so if this review seems a tad more sardonic than it needs to be, take it with a pinch of salt. Released by Netflix on Nov. 16, The Princess Switch is a Christmas rom-com starring Vanessa Hudgens. She plays both Lady Margaret, a duchess who doesn’t...

Haunted house reviews

Haunted house reviews

* Lewisburg Haunted Cave: 5/5 skulls 💀 💀 💀 💀 💀 The Lewisburg Haunted Cave is the scariest haunted house I have been to this year. This haunt takes place underground in a real cave. This means that water may drip on you and you should wear shoes that you don’t mind getting muddy. The...

Opinion: Why the new year is scary

It the start of a new year, which for many only means “starting over” and for others nothing changes. This is because those with expectations of a random fresh start set themselves up to be let down. Think about it:  if December 31 is on a Tuesday and January 1 is on a Wednesday, New...

Opinion: the irony of the white walls of the Creative Arts Center

During the renovation of Wright State’s Creative Arts Center (CAC) last year, the building has been “modernized.” It has been transformed into an innovative center meant to sufficiently accommodate all the student artists who study and create here at Wright State University. A loose definition of modern architecture describes a design that ignores tradition. This...