Category: Wright Life

Coming Out Week welcomes all

The Rainbow Alliance organized their own homecoming activities for the GLBTQA community during homecoming week. Coming Out Week, scheduled from Oct. 8 to 13, will be an opportunity for all students, regardless of their sexuality, to show support for the GLBTQA community.  Coming Out Week’s activities aim to show support for students who have and...

Homecoming bringing week of events to campus

Homecoming is a tradition for campuses across America. At Wright State University, Homecoming will be celebrated throughout the week starting Oct. 8 and ending Oct. 13, with a full agenda of events and activities for students on each of these days. “This will be my first WSU Homecoming so I get to see these events...

New group on campus helping student parents

Being a student isn’t always easy. Trying to juggle classes, a job and any other extracurricular activities can be tough. Now imagine if you had a child thrown into the mix. It would probably become a lot harder to balance all of the things that go into being a student. These concerns are exactly why...

Second annual Wright Brothers Day at WSU

Wright Brothers Day began last year when a group of students and their faculty advisors from the Wright State chapter from the American Marketing Association (AMA) were attending the AMA National Collegiate Conference in New Orleans. The goal was to come up with a campus-wide event that they felt Wright State University and its students...

Fogdog Review accepting submissions

Writers, who like to exceed past the classroom but still gain learning experience and recognition are urged to publish a piece in Wright State’s Fogdog Review. The Fogdog Review publishes student essays about literature, popular culture and film and has been doing so since 1997. “The Fogdog Review is a literary journal that publishes student...

How to go geocaching

Finding the time to participate in outdoor activities is a challenge for students.  Fortunately, opportunities are all around to incorporate outdoor exercise into daily routines.  Geocaching is a fun, relatively inexpensive way to do just that. According to geocaching.com, “Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific...

Student publishing book of poetry

As anyone can imagine, getting a book published can be a difficult job. Imagine doing it on your own! WSU’s Zachary Moore reflects on his experiences of doing so by saying, “It was a joy.” Moore, a second- year grad student, has published his very own book of poetry titled “The Road” which features 49...

We Serve U helps students get involved

WSU’s We Serve U offers students an outlet to get involved in the community. Many students may want to volunteer their time and talent to help others, but don’t know how to get involved or who to talk to. We Serve U is an organization that makes members of the WSU community aware of these...

Disney College Program making dreams come true

The Disney college program offers an experience of a lifetime for students. It’s a six-month paid internship that offers housing, shuttles to and from work and positions in the resorts or in the parks. “You have the program, which feeds into professional internships,” Tiffany Fridley, graduate student and WSU’s campus representative for the Disney college...

Multiple chances for students to donate blood

Throughout the school year, different groups on campus will sponsor blood drives. To give blood, you must be 17. Sixteen-year-olds may give blood by filling out a parental consent form, which they can print at www.givingblood.org. Donors must bring a photo ID with their full name. Those with infections will not be eligible to give...