Category: Wright Life

The Zonta Club provides volunteer opportunities for members

The Zonta Club is an international service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. Recently, Besa Sharra, WSU alumni, founded and became president of the Dayton chapter. This organization works to provide women around the world with the basic needs to survive, undergo surgery, achieve gender...

Psychology club offers resources for the future

For those majoring in psychology, or interested in the subject, it would be beneficial to check out the Psychology Club. Their mission statement is to encourage academic excellence through association with faculty and fellow students with an interest in psychology. The meeting times vary but are usually twice a month, held on the third floor...

How to prepare for spring semester

With Spring Semester just days away, it’s time to prepare and get back to business. There are many decisions to make and tasks to complete during this semester before summer break. The most important thing for students to focus on is grades. For those who did great with the semester change, keep up the good...

A brief look at the history or New Year's Day

New Year’s wasn’t always celebrated on Jan. 1. About 4,000 years ago, during the Babylonian time period people celebrated Akitu, a festival during the spring and fall equinox. The spring equinox represented the start of a new year. In 46 BC, Julius Caesar introduced a new calendar synced to the sun, officially moving New Year’s...

Things to do on New Year's Eve in Dayton

By the time New Year’s rolls around, opening gifts and eating excess amounts of food has passed. For many college students this is the last chance to party hard, without worrying about school before the start of a new semester. Dayton has activities for the whole family as well as a nightlife to celebrate New...

Students celebrate Christmas with their family traditions

For many students, Christmas is a chance to take a break from school, possibly pick up a seasonal job to earn some extra money and time to spend with loved ones. Popular holiday customs include exchanging gifts, decorating the Christmas tree, attending church, sharing meals with family and friends and, for children, waiting for Santa...

The Lindy Hoppers teach members how to go back in time

The 1920’s are being revived at Wright State University. The dance moves of the era are making a come back thanks to the newly formed student club, The Lindy Hoppers.  They give lessons every Tuesday beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Studio B by the workout center in the Student Union. The name refers to the...