Category: Wright Life

Men's Chorale searching for talent

Wright State’s Men’s Chorale is looking for new members for fall semester. This quarter the Chorale had around thirty-five members. They are hoping to grow for the upcoming year. The Men’s Chorale was started in 1995 by Dr. James Tipps, Associate Professor of Music. The Chorale recently returned from a trip to Atlanta, Georgia, where...

April Craze proves success

May Daze was officially put to rest and in its place stands April Craze. This year the University Activities Board (UAB) introduced April Craze as a test run for the semester transition. The event was held on April 27 on the North Lawn from 11-3. Some local vendors and campus organizations including clubs, fraternities and...

Rainbow Alliance and RCA presents Sex Week

The Rainbow Alliance and RCA will hold Sex Week to open the discussion on a taboo topic. During the week of April 30th, they will hold different events focused on sex. This is the first Sex Week, but the RCA would like to make it an annual event. The Rainbow Alliance and RCA will kick...

Push Girls sneak peek premiere at Wright State

Push Girls is a new reality show on the Sundance Channel that reveals the daily lives of four women who confined to wheel chairs. The Office of Disability Services will screen the first episode before it is released. According to Jeffrey Vernooy, Director of Disability Sevices, Wright State was one of the five institutions in...

The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground was a band that was always trying to find itself. The collective figures, led most prominently by Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Maureen Tucker, were always searching for a distinct, signature sound, and with each new album it looked as if they were trying something different. The band’s debut, The...

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...

Blast from the Past shares memories of WSU’s earlier days

The 2nd annual Wright State Blast from the Past will bring together alumni, faculty and staff from Wright State’s earlier days to share their memories. According to Karin Nevius, PR Coordinator, Blast from the Past was created by Friends of the Libraries board member, Dr. Gary Barlow, a professor emeritus. It was also created in...

Department of English celebrates National Poetry Month

This month the Department of English has created several events for students to celebrate National Poetry Month. Students are encouraged to read their own poems as well as work by famous poets. “[Poetry] allows people to express their most personal thoughts and feelings and discoveries,” said Gary Pacernick, Professor Emeritus of English. “The language is...

Toastmasters open house

  Students who are looking to improve their public speaking and present skills for free should mark their calendars for the Toastmasters Open House event on April 15. The goal of the Toastmasters is to help improve speaking and leadership skills of members from learn-by-doing workshops in which participants practice their skills in a no-pressure...