Wright State University enters partnership with museum in China

Wright State University, represented by Dr. Angle on a trip to China, recently entered a partnership between the Xi’an universities and the Museum of Terracotta Soldiers and Horses. Dr. Yi Li (Dean of College of Science and Mathematics), Dr. Stephen Foster (Associate Vice President for International Affairs) and Dr. Carol Loranger (Chair of English Language...

Surveillance drones: innovation or invasion?

In April, Senator John McCain deemed Wright Patterson Air Force Base an “attractive” potential testing site for unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. The emergence of this new department would increase the area’s awareness of these pilotless vehicles and the many abilities they possess. Drones have caught the nation’s attention with tremendous momentum, and...

Smokeless Wright State: possible campus smoking ban

Soon, the air of Wright State may be smoke free. In May of 2007, the state of Ohio began enforcing a non-smoking policy in public areas, such as bars, restaurants, and businesses.  Although this policy is sometimes ambiguous about where smoking is banned and where it is not, it may soon specifically cite college campuses...

2012 presidential election comparisons

Barack Obama (D) and Mitt Romney (R)are campaigning for the 2012 election in an extremely polarized climate made worse by divisive issues and defined by party affiliation. Elections have issues that define the race and drive campaign tactics, which include the economic crisis and healthcare reforms. Because of unparalleled partisanship, parties are unwilling to compromise...

Opinion: Where Are All The Real Heroes At?

Let me open this up by saying what an honor it is to be a volunteer for the Guardian, Wright State University’s school newspaper. I have always wanted an opportunity like this to voice my opinion on many different issues, and this just seemed like a great outlet to be able to reach many people...

Opinion: Wright Police State

With the arrival of a new academic year at WSU, the perennial complaints of over-sold parking rise from the exhaust of lots brimming with idling cars and wandering pedestrians. Before the collective eye-rolling of faculty, staff, and veteran students begins, I should like to distinguish this grievance as a matter of personal liberty rather than...

For those about to watch: Fall movie preview

Fall is on its way, and along with it will arrive a sizeable goodie bag of new films. Here are nine movies that will be hitting the theaters within the next couple of months, and as you will see, there will be a little something for everyone. For those who like sharply-written, Oscar-worthy dramas, I...

boys-2-MEN Mentoring Group helps food pantry

It’s fair to say Wright State assists many of our students in need. One service that Wright State provides is the Friendship Food Pantry. The pantry offers food and toiletry items for those in need. This service is important for students who cannot afford the necessities of life. One group that helps the pantry run...

Ways to save

College students are always looking for ways to save.  In Dayton, it’s possible to have a little fun, repair your broken iPhone screen and not break the bank. Take the bus or carpool with friends to your favorite places. The RTA has bus stops on campus.  One is in front of Millett; the other in...

Humans Vs. Zombies limping towards WSU

Humans Vs. Zombies limping towards WSU

For new students campus life can seem overwhelming. Welcome Week probably helped with this anxiety but there are fun activities WSU has to offer. Graduate student Stephen Gogol is in the process of bringing the college game Humans vs. Zombies to WSU. “Human vs. Zombies is essentially a large game of tag that lasts typically...