Netflix Review: The Little Mermaid

Netflix Review: The Little Mermaid

  With the return of our childhood films such as the live-action adaptations of “Cinderella”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Christopher Robin” and “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”, Disney has been making a comeback with modern versions of movie classics. That being said, Netflix has been creating plenty of original shows and movies that turn...

Spring semester fitness classes

Spring semester fitness classes

Fitness classes are back for spring semester, offered at no cost for current Wright State students. A group fitness pass is required for all other participants. The classes are offered at varying times throughout the week and in a variety of different class formats. The line-up of classes is different than what was offered in...

Winter beach vacation pros and cons

Winter beach vacation pros and cons

When most people think of a beach vacation, they think about the summer sun or spring break; most people probably do not consider winter a good time to go. While it may be winter here in Ohio, it sure doesn’t feel like it in places like Florida, making winter an option when looking to go...

Boonshoft School of Medicine awarded research grant

Boonshoft School of Medicine awarded research grant

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine recently received a grant to assess emergency medical services (EMS) in Ohio. The grant comes from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Ohio Emergency Medical Services in the amount of $84,182, according to a press release. Researchers will assess trauma-specific improvement measures used by EMS agencies...

Plans for medical marijuana dispensary approved for Dayton’s Oregon District

Plans for medical marijuana dispensary approved for Dayton’s Oregon District

A project to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the Oregon District was approved in December 2018 following months of intense scrutiny, according to a WHIO report. The community and historic preservation board previously expressed discontent with the design of the building. Its original design was described as looking too much, “like a Wendy’s,” Dayton...

Movie Review: Holmes and Watson

Movie Review: Holmes and Watson

Iconic duo Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are at it again. “Holmes and Watson” is a comedy in which Sherlock Holmes (Ferrell) and his partner, Dr. Watson (Reilly), must solve the case of a murder at Buckingham Palace before the Queen is killed. The film received a startling eight percent on Rotten Tomatoes. IMDb...

Weekly Horoscopes

Weekly Horoscopes

For January 7 through 11 The stars are giving you your weekly predictions in the form of a Jaden Smith quote this week.   ARIES – “I think that there is that special equation for everything, but I don’t think our mathematics have evolved enough for us to even I think there’s, like, a whole...

BREAKING: Faculty union expected to file 10 day strike notice

BREAKING: Faculty union expected to file 10 day strike notice

On Saturday, Jan. 5, a communication email was sent out to the members of the Wright State University chapter of American Association of University Professors rejecting the last best offer by the board. “The unanimous recommendation of the AAUP-WSU Executive Committee is to reject the imposed contract by authorizing a strike,” according to the email....

WSU Board of Trustees votes to impose last best offer on faculty union

WSU Board of Trustees votes to impose last best offer on faculty union

Wright State’s Board of Trustees just express its intent to impose a last best offer to the WSU chapter of American Association of University Professors (AAUP). In a meeting on Friday, Jan. 4, the board voted unanimously to implement the terms and conditions of the offer. “For the board of trustees, this process has focused squarely...

California law only allows sale of rescue, shelter animals

California law only allows sale of rescue, shelter animals

    California recently passed a law which allows pet shops to only sell cats, dogs and rabbits which come from shelters or rescue organizations, instead of breeders, according to a report from CNN. The new law, known as The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, was introduced by California State Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell and...