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Taco Loco serves authentic Mexican cuisine

Dish: Carnitas and Chorizo Tacos Place: Taco Loco Price: $1.80 per taco. This week, with all the soaking wet snow, I took a much needed south of the border vacation for lunch. Taco Loco on Burkhardt road serves up some delicious and authentic Mexican dishes that won’t rest heavy on your wallet. The small Mexican […]

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Campus Couture: Ugly Christmas sweaters

“I’ma take your grandpa’s style, I’ma take your grandpa’s style, No for real -ask your grandpa- can I have his hand-me-downs?” I couldn’t have said it better than Macklemore when expressing our society’s new wardrobe obsession with vintage, hand-me-down clothing. Since we’ve started to notice style regress to older fashions it isn’t surprising that the […]

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Campus toy drive seeks donations

Students can spread holiday cheer by donating to a toy drive that is currently accepting new, unwrapped toys and essential items for donation at barrels placed at different points around campus until Dec. 12. Donated toys will go to underprivileged children that are in need of presents for the holiday season and essential items, which […]

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Seven ways 'The Walking Dead' can help you devour finals

You might not think a television show about a zombie apocalypse could help you prepare for finals. You’d be wrong. If you’re nervous or you don’t know how to approach the end of the semester, keep calm and clutch your collector’s edition box sets of the first three seasons of ‘The Walking Dead.’ Here are […]

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UCIE to host discussion panel for International Education Week

The University Center for International Education (UCIE), Wright State’s Student Government and the International Cultural Exchange (ICE) will host a discussion panel featuring international students and faculty members. The student and faculty panel members will start by sharing their experiences coming to the United States, said Fady Al-Banna, director of International Affairs for student government. […]

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Video game culture in a virtual world

From Pong to Pac-man to Mario to Skyrim, video games have had a long pop culture history and a cult following. “With the video game community, there’s no good way to describe the different types of gamers there are,” said president of Wright State’s Adventurers’ Guild Robert Leonard. He said gamers tend to group based […]

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Annual Commemoration reveals stories of life and near-death in Nazi Germany

“Through the years I’ve hesitated to speak on this particular thing, because it’s a little bit emotional and very personal,” said Renate Frydman, founder of the Dayton Holocaust Resource Center (DHRC) and the member of a family shaken during an attack by German Nazis. She spoke of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, a series […]

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Campus Couture: thrifting tips

“I think of myself sometimes as an old soul.”  Kyle Mercuri stands in an H&M sheer sweater over top a white button down. He also wears black pants from American Apparel and Steve Madden boots from DSW.    “I don’t think I’ve ever met someone like myself.  I’m very quirky, I’m loud, and I’m very […]

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Campus Couture: the neo-classical hipster

Eli Chizever is a sophomore at Wright State and a marketing major. He’s also a neo-classical hipster, but we’ll get there later. “I don’t care if people don’t like my outfit,” Chizever says. “Not in the slightest.” Chizever sits in a pair of black Levi skinnies and a short-sleeved Oxford with a plaid flannel thrown […]

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ART: Aicholtz proves she’s worth it

Hannah Aicholtz dreams of dancing on Broadway. Growing up in a competition studio, Aicholtz was trained in ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip-hop and pointe. “I love being versatile,” Aicholtz said. “I would consider myself a contemporary jazz dancer, but I don’t feel out of place in the other genres.” Aicholtz is heavily involved in the […]

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