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University crime statistics report shows decrease in alcohol violations, increase in rapes

University crime statistics report shows decrease in alcohol violations, increase in rapes

Wright State University recently released its Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, a report of the university’s crime and student security statistics. In accordance with The Clery Act, which mandates that colleges provide transparency around crime statistics, Wright State is required to produce a report on a yearly basis. Assembling the report was a tag-team...

Faculty Union consider demonstrating at commencement

Faculty Union consider demonstrating at commencement

  Post Updated: Wright State responds to possibility of demonstration at commencement – “Wright State University has received no official notice that some faculty members in the AAUP-WSU intend to conduct a demonstration at Commencement. Any demonstrations from faculty would be surprising and disappointing, as Commencement is the penultimate day to celebrate Wright State’s students, their...

Greener pasture for Wright State Lake Campus

Greener pasture for Wright State Lake Campus

While Wright State Dayton campus is focusing on budget cuts, 80 miles away in Celina, the Lake Campus is growing. They recently broke ground on a new 7,000 square foot expansion project. Last year they finished an equally large expansion project – the construction of their new Agriculture and Water Quality Education Center. They have...

Wright State board votes to relocate university archives

Wright State board votes to relocate university archives

  At a Friday meeting, the Finance, Audit and Infrastructure Committee of the Wright State Board of Trustees voted unanimously to accept a resolution to relocate the university’s archives, signaling the first stage of a project which has been discussed for over a year. The resolution is now subject to approval from the full Board...

Here’s how one Ohio university got out of fiscal watch

Here’s how one Ohio university got out of fiscal watch

  The threat of fiscal watch has been looming over Wright State University for over a year now. Since then, administrators have introduced multiple strategies to remediate the university’s budget. Fiscal watch refers to the act of the Ohio Department of Education declaring a state of fiscal emergency on a school district. When a school...

Raiderthon raised $34,202 this year

Raiderthon raised $34,202 this year

Wright State’s Raiderthon dance marathon takes “dance ‘til you drop” literally. A student-run organization, Wright State Miracle Makers, hosted a 15-hour fundraiser on Saturday. All the proceeds raised during the marathon will be donated to Dayton Children’s Hospital. The first fundraising dance marathon was hosted in 1991 at Indiana University. Ryan White, a student at...

Last week’s sports results

Last week’s sports results

  The Fall sports season finished up this past week with Women’s Volleyball competing in the Horizon League Tournament. The basketball teams were in action as well. Volleyball loses to Northern Kentucky The Volleyball team played Northern Kentucky during the Horizon League Tournament in Green Bay. The Raiders lost in a close match to the...

Faculty Union votes to reject Fact Finder’s report

Faculty Union votes to reject Fact Finder’s report

Last week, members of AAUP-WSU, the faculty union at Wright State, voted to reject a report issued by fact-finder David Stanton, who was tasked with reviewing unresolved issues in contract negotiations between the union and university administration. In a press release, the union representatives claimed that 467 voted to reject the report and 12 members...

Wright State student and musician passes at 23

Wright State student and musician passes at 23

Wright State senior music major Hayden Chance Jackson, 23, of Springfield passed away on Monday, Oct. 22. Jackson was born June 2, 1995 in Xenia. LATEST: Career Corner: Negotiating your salary Jackson’s passion was gospel music. He picked up the piano at a young age and quickly showed promise, earning the nickname “Maestro.” At 13...