Category: Top Stories

Quad God: free speech taken too far?

Occasionally, students walking to class in Oelman, Millett, or Fawcett Halls may notice quite a commotion coming from the quad that connects these three buildings.  Sometimes, it appears that there is a fight about to break out, as a man and another person shout in one another’s face while a group circles around them. While...

The Neon raising money to convert to digital

The Neon, in Downtown Dayton, can expect big changes in the weeks to come. The Neon is a locally owned and operated independent cinema. It has been in the same location for over 25 years. It currently provides 35mm films, but starting mid-October they will convert to digital. To raise money for the new digital...

BeardCon gets students excited about facial hair

For the first time ever, Ohio will be having a beard convention called Beard Con. This event will be held Oct. 6 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Columbus Convention Center. Beard Con is Ohio’s Third Charity Beard and Mustache competition. According to junior and participant, Brandon Tussing, BeardCon shares different beard styles,...

Superheroes visit the Dayton Art Institute

Today superheroes are everywhere. Right now, it is the theme of an exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute (DAI). This special exhibition, You Are My Superhero, is on view until Sept. 23. You Are My Superhero is presented with support from patron sponsor Premier Health Partners, supporting sponsor Triec Technologies, LLC and was created by...

Humans Vs. Zombies limping towards WSU

Humans Vs. Zombies limping towards WSU

For new students campus life can seem overwhelming. Welcome Week probably helped with this anxiety but there are fun activities WSU has to offer. Graduate student Stephen Gogol is in the process of bringing the college game Humans vs. Zombies to WSU. “Human vs. Zombies is essentially a large game of tag that lasts typically...

Men's soccer looks to improve on 2011 success

The men’s soccer team defied the odds to make last year’s Horizon League championship game. But Head Coach Bryan Davis isn’t satisfied with second place. Wright State (11-7-2) dropped the final to Loyola 1-0 in overtime on Nov. 13. It was the Raiders’ first appearance in a conference championship since 1998 and the program’s first...

Superhero summer movie review

This summer audiences were treated to what can only be described as a superhero smorgasbord. Big-budget comic book extravaganzas have been a staple of the summer movie season for years now, but they have never been so highly anticipated or this massive in scale. “The Avengers” was the first action-packed entry into this year’s superhero...

Raiders looking forward to next season after dissapointing year

Wright State’s season ended with a doubleheader split against Illinois-Chicago on Saturday, but Head Coach Lynn Curylo is already thinking ahead. “The biggest focus right now is we’re looking for ways to come back and stay healthy,” said Curylo. “We just had way too many injuries this season. The girls are already back in the...

Star basketball player leaving after two years at Wright State

Sometimes the grass isn’t greener on the other side—it’s blue. Julius Mays announced on Sunday that he’ll leave Wright State for the bluegrass of Kentucky. Mays transferred to WSU in 2010 after spending two seasons buried in North Carolina State’s rotation. After sitting out the 2010-11 campaign, Mays starred for the Raiders this past year....