Netflix Review: Nappily Ever After

Netflix Review: Nappily Ever After

  “Nappily Ever After”, based on a novel by Trisha R. Thomas, offers the charm of beloved ‘90s black romantic comedies and dramas like “The Best Man”, “Love Jones” and “Waiting to Exhale”. Directed by Haifa al-Mansour, the film aims to be a frothy, uplifting confection, acknowledging the unique mores black women navigate and admiring...

Fitness Friday: Sculpted arms

Fitness Friday: Sculpted arms

You don’t need expensive equipment to get strong, sculpted arms and shoulders. Using just one set of dumbbells, varying from 5-12 pounds in weight, you can begin to gain muscle. Do these exercises three times a week for two sets of 10-12 reps. LATEST: Wright State’s Strategic Plan nears completion Overhead shoulder press * Hold...

Wright State’s Strategic Plan nears completion

Wright State’s Strategic Plan nears completion

  The Strategic Planning Committee is nearing the end of their year-long planning process. They presented a draft of their plan to the Board of Trustees on Oct. 18 and expect to submit their final draft for adoption by the board in December. Plan implementation is targeted to start in spring 2019 (some parts of...

Dayton’s Not Dead: D20 Bar With Characters

Dayton’s Not Dead: D20 Bar With Characters

  D20: A Bar With Characters is the top tabletop-board-game bar in the Dayton area. The bar is located on 2144 East Whipp Rd. in Kettering. Owners Andrew and Chrissy Sparks, born and raised in Dayton, started D20 initially as a place they could go to enjoy what they both loved: board games, beer and...

Four Wright State professors request emeritus status

Four Wright State professors request emeritus status

Four retired professors requested emeritus status at the last Board of Trustees meeting held on Friday, Oct. 5. Emeritus is a title given to retired college professors; it is meant to symbolically commemorate their success as a professor. Emeritus status is automatically given to faculty who served ten years or more as full-time Wright State-affiliated...

SGA responds to Fact Finder report

SGA responds to Fact Finder report

On Monday, Oct. 29 the Fact Finder, an impartial third party reviewing all unresolved issues – including retrenchment, workload, healthcare, furloughs, summer teaching rights and raises released their report. The report showed out of these articles, six were in favor of the administration’s proposals and one was in favor of the American Association of University...

Wright State professors discuss significance of midterm election in public forum

Wright State professors discuss significance of midterm election in public forum

Last Tuesday, Wright State professors spoke in a forum on campus to address the importance of this upcoming midterm election. The forum was hosted by the School of Public and International Affairs. Speakers included Lee Hannah and Edward Fitzgerald, professors of political science; Jonathan Winkler, a professor of history; and Mandy Shannon, head of Instruction...

Career Corner: Curriculum Vitae

Career Corner: Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the Latin term for “course of life”. As opposed to a resume, which summarizes your credentials, a CV lets you go into detail about your personal, professional and academic achievements. CV’s are generally used by students with a graduate degree, PhD’s or employees with years of work experience. They are used...

ISSCM Halloween party

ISSCM Halloween party

  On Oct. 31, the Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) club is hosting a short Halloween party. The party will be held in the Dave Lab from 5:30-6:30 p.m. There will be pizza, music, games and a fun costume contest where the winner gets a $20 gift card. “Any kind of costume is...

Wright State administrators: “There has never been a long-reach budget plan”

Wright State administrators: “There has never been a long-reach budget plan”

  At Friday’s Board of Trustees Business and Finance meeting, administrators revealed that they have not drafted a plan for long-term budget planning. Chief Business Officer Walt Branson and Interim Associate President in the Controller’s Office John Shipley gave a presentation to the board, in which they said they are “fairly confident” that Wright State...