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WSU provides resources for Black History Month

America first recognized Black History Month or African-American History Month in 1976. Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson started Black History Month. However, when he started it, it was only a weeklong event. He wanted to raise awareness of African American’s contribution to civilization. He founded The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History […]

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Help WSU recycle their way to the top

For those with green thumbs, the opportunity to get rid of unwanted waste while participating in a nation-wide recycling competition is approaching. On Feb. 12, this year’s RecycleMania event will begin in the Student Union Atrium.  Last year, 266 universities participated in RecycleMania, a competition in which each school reported its recycling data over 10 […]

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The UAB brings bands to WSU for Rhythm Above the Rath

Two local bands, Fire on the Green and To Kill a Monster will perform at Rhythm Above the Rath. Fire on the Green plays a metal genre and To Kill a Monster plays a variety of genres such as rock and pop. The event will take place on Feb. 7 in the Heath Lounge at […]

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WSU teams up with Five Rivers MetroParks for the Adventure Speaker Series

Five Rivers MetroParks hosted the founder of the largest kayak-paddling event in the Midwest at Wegerzyn Gardens. Five River MetroParks hosts the Adventure Speaker Series in collaboration with Wright State University. Speakers of this series include locally and internationally known outdoor personalities and the events are open to the public. Henry Dorfman, who founded the […]

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Anime Club offers students a break from school

Students interested in joining a laidback environment should consider joining the Anime Club. According to Anime Club President Matthew Hamberg, anime is “animations geared towards people who are in their late-teens to early twenties. The style of the show is more colorful and detailed than most American animated shows that people are used to.” Anime […]

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Concert raising money for the March of Dimes Foundation

The Apollo room in the Student Union will host “Showtime at the Apollo with the Groove Doctor – Rock for Babies” in support of the March of Dimes Foundation.  Although the event has many local sponsors, the Wright-Patt Credit Union is primarily bringing it to Wright State. With a goal of raising $85,000 before May […]

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Student turns to comedy for his future

Wright State senior Adrian Cosby said that he always loved to make people laugh. Now he is trying to take it to the next level. For the past two years Cosby has been active in stand up comedy, performing at venues such as Wiley’s and The Funnybone. He said that his experience at Wright State was highly influential […]

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Wright State Celebrates Martin Luther King Week

The last full week of January was a celebration of all things multicultural in the name of Martin Luther King Jr..  Here we will be posting a few videos that will hopefully give some insight into some solvable problems we are facing as a nation.  

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with AHNA

The Apollo Room in the Student Union will transform as it hosts the Lunar New Year Celebration. The Lunar New Year Celebration is free, and will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. With an acrobatic performance from two members of the Chinese National Acrobats Troupe, Nan Zhang and Zixuan […]

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Viva holding fashion show featuring Ohio designers

The “Encore” Fashion Show will feature 12 top-notch designers from Ohio. Each designer will have five minutes to showcase their designs on their selected models. The fashion show will be held Feb. 1 in the Apollo Room. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show is from 7-10 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $5 or $10 […]

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