The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground was a band that was always trying to find itself. The collective figures, led most prominently by Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Maureen Tucker, were always searching for a distinct, signature sound, and with each new album it looked as if they were trying something different. The band’s debut, The...

SG seeks priority registration for GI Bill recipients

Wright State University’s Student Government discussed a proposal in support of priority registration for active military, reservist, guardsman and veteran students under the GI Bill. The GI Bill only provides 36 months of benefits.  Service commitments for training and deployments may alter their class schedule rotation for degree programs and leave them behind academically.  If...

Crime Notes: April 25 Issue

April 17– Two front windshield wipers were taken off of a parked vehicle in parking lot 10W. The car’s antenna was also bent in half. The student who owns the car said the week before this happened someone took his previous set of windshield wipers and his license plate. April 19– An unknown individual stole...

WSU’s Rainbow Alliance campaigns for equal rights and awareness with an on-campus NOH8 photo shoot

For those superstitious individuals who regard Friday the 13th as unlucky, your days of despair are over. This past Friday (the 13th), Wright State’s Rainbow Alliance played host to an event in attempt to raise awareness of equality- thus breaking the annual streak of “misfortune” in the universe. In concordance to the the NOH8 campaign,...

Blast from the Past shares memories of WSU’s earlier days

The 2nd annual Wright State Blast from the Past will bring together alumni, faculty and staff from Wright State’s earlier days to share their memories. According to Karin Nevius, PR Coordinator, Blast from the Past was created by Friends of the Libraries board member, Dr. Gary Barlow, a professor emeritus. It was also created in...

Department of English celebrates National Poetry Month

This month the Department of English has created several events for students to celebrate National Poetry Month. Students are encouraged to read their own poems as well as work by famous poets. “[Poetry] allows people to express their most personal thoughts and feelings and discoveries,” said Gary Pacernick, Professor Emeritus of English. “The language is...

WSU student crowned CW star

Wright State senior Brandy Zapata, was crowned Dayton’s CW star. Zapata, Assistant Speaker of the House in WSU’s student government, and a mass communications major, won the competition, making her the face and voice of Dayton’s famous television network. Since Zapata won the competition, her life has become a turbulent roller coaster. Daily, she faces...

Toastmasters open house

  Students who are looking to improve their public speaking and present skills for free should mark their calendars for the Toastmasters Open House event on April 15. The goal of the Toastmasters is to help improve speaking and leadership skills of members from learn-by-doing workshops in which participants practice their skills in a no-pressure...

Wine Tasting

This past fall the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance hosted a wine tasting and silent auction event in order to raise money for a scholarship fund for NLA students at WSU. The event was a success, with in more than fifty attendees and $1000 raised. As a result, the same event will be happening again on April...