Category: Opinions

Album Feature: “Wretched Enough to Know Better” by “The Wretched Few”

Wright State University Alumni and associates band together to make music described as “funkadelic soul pop.” Their music lives up to its genre-twisting description in “Wretched Enough to Know Better.” The album opens with a proud declaration of local pride. The first track, “Dayton, Ohio,” is a funk rendition that describes city and its different...

UC cop indicted in shooting of Samuel DuBose

The grand jury of 12 Hamilton County citizens has reached a verdict regarding the fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing – the charge is murder in the first-degree. Tensing, 25, was wearing a body camera issued by the city which caught the altercation with Dubose, 43, on tape....

10 Reasons to travel abroad

Everyone could use a little more vacation time, whether to travel across the world or just relax at home for a while. With the stress of trying to balance jobs, school and everyday activities, it turns out that spending some time away from home can have incredibly positive impacts on many aspects of anyone’s life....

Single on Valentine's Day? Make it special anyway!

                        Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, but not everyone feels the love. While many people are making reservations at fancy restaurants for dates with their significant others, many others are drowning in their insecurities of being single on a day that seems to celebrate...

ShopKick: The hot all-in-one shopping app

Downloading an app for every store you frequent takes up time, data and space. ShopKick combines all your favorites into one simple app and rewards you for just taking a stroll down the aisle. It’s not really a new app, having started in 2009, but it is starting to pick up speed. The ShopKick app...

Film Review: Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever

“Some people are born great, others become great, and the rest watch cat movies, guess which one you are.” Complete with fourth wall breaking, hilarious one-liners and everyone’s favorite internet meme, Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever is sure to give you laughs and giggles during this holiday season. The movie follows the inner voice of...

The Crimean peninsula: Pragmatism vs. Ideological Preference

In the midst of the recent turmoil in the Crimean peninsula and the Ukraine proper, it would seem prudent to illuminate the situation to allow our fellow students with an interest in great power politics to more fully appreciate the motives of both the United States and the Russian Federation, concerning their actions and motivations...

The Sextant: The shook-up hookup

Hooking up: the vaguest, most hated phrase of all those who live vicariously through the sexual exploits of others. Does it mean making out, running the bases, or full-on shacking up? The only thing everyone seems to agree on is that a hook up is commitment-free. The best thing about “hooking up” is how very...

Six burning questions heading into WWE Raw at Nutter Center

With only 11 days remaining until the Royal Rumble in Pittsburgh on Jan. 26, WWE’s flagship program “Raw” will broadcast live from Wright State’s Nutter Center on Monday. Heading into that show, there are several questions on the minds of WWE fans. With rivalries that are starting to take shape and actions that need further...

Who's the real bigot?

At this point you would have to still be living under a pile of study guides and textbooks from finals week to be unaware of the Phil Robertson fiasco. But in case you’re just now emerging from a post-finals coma induced by Red Bull withdraw, here’s what happened: This past week GQ released a piece...