Student housing options at Wright State University

Wright State University has a unique competitive advantage in its ability to serve the needs of both residential and commuter students. Unlike many other universities, WSU does not require first year students to live on-campus or prohibit their access to vehicles, which are common university practices to encourage first year students to become acquainted with...

Political candidates’ views on financial aid

Are you struggling with college debt? Have you been forced to take out more loans than you feel you can afford? Many Americans are in the same boat, which is why college federal funding has presented itself as an important issue of the upcoming election. Many college students breathed a sigh of relief last July...

Sex for sale: sex trafficking in Ohio

It may seem as though Ohio would not be a hot-spot for human trafficking.  However, Ohio has a surprisingly significant problem with both sex and labor trafficking.  From strip clubs and massage parlors to forced labor in agriculture, restaurants, textiles, landscaping, and small factories, Ohio is host to a number of international and domestic targets....

Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Wright State University is a proud sponsor of the Fourth Annual Ohio Civil Right Hall of Fame Ceremony honoring civil rights heroes at 10 am, October 4 in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium. The formal ceremony is hosted by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) and co-sponsored by The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Honda of...

A potential cure for autism

For patients with autism, new research in drug therapy may present the opportunity for a new way of life.  Roche and Seaside Therapeutics, two drug development companies, have come together to develop what may be an incredible breakthrough for the treatment of autism. The drug, called Arbaclofen, may help alleviate behavioral problems that often occur...

“No Easy Day” for an ex-Navy SEAL

America is buzzing about “No Easy Day”, a book written by ex-Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette under the pseudonym Mark Owens. Bissonnette was a member of Navy SEAL Team 6—part of the team that performed the Geronimo operation, during which Osama bin Laden was killed. The book is about his experience as a Navy SEAL, including...

Smiles: Not always the best medicine

Authorities arrived at a house party in Minnesota last March to find one dead and ten in need of hospitalization after an apparent overdose on the psychedelic designer drug known as 2C-1, or “smiles”. Last July, this drug and many other designer substances became Schedule 1 drugs in the Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of...

Network equipment stolen from College Park Apartments

  A number of network routers and other networking equipment were stolen from three college park campus apartment buildings last night. Police suspect the break-in occurred between 5-6:30 a.m. early Wednesday morning but an investigation is still being conducted at this time. CATS Network closets in apartments 2184, 2190, and 2150 were all broken into...

Green Day's "iUno!" reminisces their younger days

The potty-mouthed pop punkers that brought the world “Dookie” and “Nimrod” are back to their old ways. Their arrival could not have been timelier. The atmosphere on Green Day’s most recent release “iUno!” sounds closer to the band’s 1994 breakthrough album “Dookie” than it does any of their recent releases. It was a much needed change for the...

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...