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Wright State alumnus Nightbeast returns to Dayton

Wright State alumnus Nick Testa will bring his band home for performances.  On Nov. 23, Nightbeast, a comical hip-hop band, will bring their entertainment to W.O. Wright’s. Nick Testa, the lead of the band of six, began performing electronic joke songs and has been known as “Nightbeast” for 10 years.  Originally from Kettering, Testa released […]

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Men's basketball set for rematch with Idaho to kick off season

The season opener for the Wright State men’s basketball team will be a rematch with Idaho, who provided of one of the most exciting finishes in recent memory for Raider fans. Last season, the Raiders defeated the Vandals on buzzer-beating three-point shot in overtime by Julius Mays after Idaho hit a half-court buzzer-beater in regulation […]

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HPR classes changed to KNH classes for semesters

This semester, the Health Physical Education and Recreation Department’s change to the Kinesiology and Health Department has caused difficulties in deciphering which physical education classes are offered when.  This change of name began in the fall with the change to semesters. “We used to have great responses to classes,” said Barb Cwirka, Kinesiology and Health […]

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Student finds evidence of paranormal activity in Dayton area

Although Halloween’s cadaverous costumes and stylistic spooks have recessed until 2013, alleged “paranormal activity” has been reported in many locations near Wright State’s campus. Listed below are just a few. Yellow Springs, OH Yellow Springs is a small town with a population of about 3,500, located approximately 15 minutes away from Wright State’s campus. It […]

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New initiative started to increase percentage of Ohio residents with an educational degree

Recognizing the need for Ohio residents to get college degrees to compete in an increasingly globalized economy, Ohio Chancellor Jim Petro has started an initiative to increase the percentage of Ohio residents with an educational degree. Currently, 36% of Ohio’s population possesses an associate’s degree and only 26% have earned a four-year degree, according to […]

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The election is over; it is time to move on

It’s over. Barack Obama will serve the President of the United States for the next four years. Now it’s time to move on. Whether or not our candidate of choice was the winner, we must come to terms with the fact that the man in the White House is now the man in charge. But […]

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Women's basketball wins exhibition, loses key player for season

The Wright State women’s basketball team enjoyed two exhibition victories this past week against Indianapolis and Cedarville, but those victories came at a significant cost. Junior starter Courtney Boyd tore her ACL Sunday afternoon against local foe Cedarville and is likely out for the entire season. Boyd averaged 9.8 points per game for the Raiders […]

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(M)Ad Men: Election 2012

In my lifetime, the best part of the election is not who wins or loses. It’s not about who gets the bragging rights, or who gets to proclaim, “I told you so!” It’s not even about the celebration of voting, patriotism or the reality that we help decide America’s future. For better or for worse, […]

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Women's soccer falls short in HL championship

As Yogi Berra would say, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” The Wright State women’s soccer team had their season came to an end Sunday in Milwaukee as the team lost 1-0 in the Horizon League championship game. It’s the second year in a row the Raiders have made the championship game, only to fall […]

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Sophomore Tavares Sledge suspended for two games

Wright Sate announced Wednesday that men’s basketball sophomore Tavares Sledge will be suspended for the opening two games of the regular season for “violation of team policy.” The 6’9 forward from Mobile, AL will not participate in WSU’s first two regular season games (Friday at Idaho and Tuesday at Eastern Illinois). Sledge is expected to […]

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