Category: Wright Life

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...

Wine Tasting

This past fall the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance hosted a wine tasting and silent auction event in order to raise money for a scholarship fund for NLA students at WSU. The event was a success, with in more than fifty attendees and $1000 raised. As a result, the same event will be happening again on April...

Album Review: Deerhoof – Milk Man

After listening to the first 25 seconds of Milk Man, Deerhoof’s 2004 release, it sounds as if this is going to be their most commercial-oriented album yet. That is, until the rest of the band comes in to shatter that belief into tiny little pieces. In a sense though, it’s true. Never before has Deerhoof relied so heavily on melody...

WSU how to-Bimbimbap

This authentic Korean dish may have a funny name, but don’t let that fool you. I know, I was a little skeptical when my friend stumbled upon this recipe one afternoon and told me about it. We decided to give it a whirl and see what happens. The result- not what I expected. This dish...

UCIE holding International Friendship Affair

UCIE’s 28th annual International Friendship Affair will bring together people from different nations for entertainment, fun and food. According to Namrata Dave, Graduate Assistant for the UCIE, there was between 600 and 700 attendants last year. “It’s been very good,” said Dammy Orebiyi, Graduate Assistant for the UCIE. Each year they have a different theme....