Category: Opinions

"Iron Man 3" Film Review

  Shane Black’s first attempt at Iron Man glory was a soaring success. “Iron Man 3” is the final installment in the trilogy and the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to follow 2012’s “The Avengers.” The main cast from the previous film, Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle, all return to...

Supporting Inclusive Campaigns: A message from Student Government

Wright State Students, As the organizer of the current Student Government elections occurring this week, it has been brought to my attention that there is a group on campus calling itself “Students for a Better Wright State” who is releasing attack campaigns against a presidential ticket. While I understand that this group has an opinion...

OMG! Snow in January? NO WAY!

Oh no! I hear the wambulance coming! Guess what Wright State students – we’re all adults here. I don’t see anyone walking around this campus in diapers holding their blanket and sucking their thumb. We live in Ohio and occasionally it snows in January. And if you don’t live on campus you should probably plan...

Why the deuce did I drive to school on Friday?

Like many other Wright State students, I began my Friday morning by commuting to school in the middle of a snow storm. I had never driven in snow before, let alone a blizzard like that. Being a freshman, I don’t know what it takes for the university to close down, but if we were in...

Elf on the shelf: Santa's insight into your behavior

The new trend going around is the Elf on the Shelf. This little elf stays at your house to make sure you’re behaving. Every night, the little elf goes back to the North Pole to report to Santa, and it returns before you wake the next day. Be careful though; you can’t touch the elf...

Dear Freshmen: Explore your inner voice

Dear Freshmen, Did you know that a large percentage of college students change their major in their first year? If you’re reconsidering your major, you are not alone. This is a common occurrence because you had an idea of what you wanted based only on your experiences in high school and in your own family...

Holiday shopping tips from a retail employee perspective

It’s that time of year when shopping becomes a hassle. After working over five years in retail, I have seen it all, and I’m sure there’s more to come. Many shoppers want to get in and out, others want to browse, and then there are those who want to fight. During this holiday season, please...

Black America Burning

The year of 2012 represents many things to many people. In the recent weeks it is being hailed as the year that the minority-majority spoke up, a victory for ‘Liberal America.’ Contrarily, for many of us who are skeptical of the so-called post-racial America, it is the year Black America burned. Ranging from attacks on...