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LEAP program offers many opportunities for ESL students

The LEAP (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes) program at WSU provides students “full-time intensive English instruction and offers non-native speakers the linguistic, academic and social skills they need to be successful in an American university. Students come to LEAP for a variety of reasons,” as described on the LEAP website. The LEAP program...

Vagina Monologues allows women to explore taboo topics

The Vagina Monologues is one event that piques the interests and curiosity of almost everyone, and this year Wright State will be hosting it during February.  The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance [FMLA] at WSU will be putting on the event for the first time in three years. FMLA focuses on feminist activism in the community,...

Men's basketball drops two games in Utah tournament

The WSU men’s basketball team spent their weekend in Salt Lake City for the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament and suffered their first two losses of the season. The Raiders entered the tournament with a perfect 3-0 record, but dropped the first game 59-55 score to Central Michigan—a team WSU had beaten each of the past three...

Bram Stoker award winning author visits WSU

The English Department’s Visiting Writers Series is bringing possibly their last guest speaker of the semester this week.  On Nov. 13 and 14, Bram Stoker Award winner, Elizabeth Massie, will come to share both in several writing classes and in two discussions open to the public. “We have five or six come each year,” Brady...

Pedestrian hit by car at lot 4 crosswalk

An individual was struck by a vehicle at a crosswalk between the Student Union and Lot 4 Tuesday evening. The incident happened around 6:00 p.m. Witnesses say the individual was conscious when paramedics took him to a nearby hospital suffering from a minor head injury “His head was bleeding but he seemed to be okay...

"Fagbug" documentary previewing at Wright State

Erin Davies started Fagbug as an advocacy effort to reach out to students who deal with homophobia. This movement lead to Davies’ documentary “Fagbug.” “In this film Erin Davies turned a negative situation in her life into a positive inspiration for people to deal with discrimination,” Andrea Stojsavljevic, President of Rainbow Alliance, said. “Most people...

Presidency Decided Obama to be in Office for Four More Years

Last night, in a close election, President Obama won the right to occupy the Oval Office for another four years. Obama won the popular vote and won the electoral vote as well. 303 electoral votes were cast in Obama’s favor to Mitt Romney’s 206. President Obama won several of the Battleground states including Ohio, New...