Category: Top Stories

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....

Golf places eighth in tune up for Horizon League Tournament

When the Raiders hit the tee at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational over the weekend, they didn’t know what to expect. They left with more questions than answers heading into next week’s Horizon League tournament. “It was a little disappointing,” said senior Jordan Higgins. “We didn’t play our best, but we were also out one of...

SG seeks priority registration for GI Bill recipients

Wright State University’s Student Government discussed a proposal in support of priority registration for active military, reservist, guardsman and veteran students under the GI Bill. The GI Bill only provides 36 months of benefits.  Service commitments for training and deployments may alter their class schedule rotation for degree programs and leave them behind academically.  If...

WSU’s Rainbow Alliance campaigns for equal rights and awareness with an on-campus NOH8 photo shoot

For those superstitious individuals who regard Friday the 13th as unlucky, your days of despair are over. This past Friday (the 13th), Wright State’s Rainbow Alliance played host to an event in attempt to raise awareness of equality- thus breaking the annual streak of “misfortune” in the universe. In concordance to the the NOH8 campaign,...

For richer or poorer: government redistribution of wealth

“Rich and Poor or Citizens All: The Ethics and Economics of Government Redistribution of Wealth” was the topoc of discussion during last Thursday’s Economics Club meeting held in Rike Hall. Several people stated that wealth redistribution is overdone in the United Sates, and one attendee called it downright “obnoxious.” A chart from the Organization for...