Category: Wright Life

Dining Services hosts sampling expo

Hungry students flooded the Atrium of the Student Union on Tuesday, Sept. 18for the Wright State Dining Services Sampling Expo. The 12-2 p.m. sampling event featured new foods, drinks and snacks that will be available on campus as soon as next week. The sampling tables were organized into a large circle, as students lined up...

Sundance Film Festival movie screening at WSU

Wright State was chosen as one of the 50 schools to screen the new Healthcare Documentary called “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare” before it hits theaters. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival chose “Escape Fire.” It will be shown on Sept. 19, 7 p.m. at the Gandhi auditorium in White Hall. The premier...

Midwest Outdoor Experience brings extreme fun

Every year, the Five Rivers MetroParks puts on the Midwest Outdoor Experience, formerly known as GearFest.  This year the event is happening at Eastwood MetroPark on Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6.  Events will take place all day, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. “This is for anyone who is interested in learning a...

Best-selling author visits WSU

Best-selling author Jean Kwok spoke at Wright State on Sept. 10 in the Apollo Room of the Student Union. Her most recent work, 2010’s “Girl in Translation” received numerous awards, and served as the common text for Wright State’s 2012 freshman class. She spoke for roughly 30 minutes, allowing time for questions at the end....

Disney gang gets model makeover

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Marketing and advertising companies are already planning and strategizing for their clients.  In the last two weeks Barney’s in New York unveiled a partnership with Disney and the use of their iconic characters for their holiday promotion, titled Electric Holiday. In place of their normal bodies, the...

Best of WSU: Places to hang out and have fun

With the stress of exams, lectures and work, it may seem impossible to balance a social life. But college isn’t just a place to find out what career path you want to take, it’s also a time to have fun and meet new people. Many areas on and off campus provide students with that opportunity....

Going too far to be healthy

It’s the same situation with the beginning of every school year; everyone gets into the mindset of getting healthy. Most students start by cutting junk food out of their diet and hitting the gym a couple times a week. Then there are those who spend an intensive amount of time at the gym and cut...

WSU offers recreational activities to students

Wright State has a great deal of recreational activities available to those seeking to be healthy, become physically active and have fun. The outdoor activities that WSU offers can provide enjoyable experiences that are adventurous and be used as tools for development, team building and relaxation. The Recreational Kayak class and the Stand Up Paddle...

boys-2-MEN Mentoring Group helps food pantry

It’s fair to say Wright State assists many of our students in need. One service that Wright State provides is the Friendship Food Pantry. The pantry offers food and toiletry items for those in need. This service is important for students who cannot afford the necessities of life. One group that helps the pantry run...

Ways to save

College students are always looking for ways to save.  In Dayton, it’s possible to have a little fun, repair your broken iPhone screen and not break the bank. Take the bus or carpool with friends to your favorite places. The RTA has bus stops on campus.  One is in front of Millett; the other in...