New Men’s Basketball Coach Scott Nagy signed a contract for an income worth more than double that of former coach Billy Donlon. According to Dayton Daily News, Nagy will be paid $500,000 a year compared to Donlon’s former salary of $225,000. WSU Athletics will also pay Donlon $225,000 as part of the separation agreement. This increase comes … Read moreNew Coach Nagy Paid $500k Despite University Budget Issues
A widespread Zika outbreak is unlikely to occur in Ohio, according to public health officials, despite cases of the virus occurring in the state. The mosquito borne virus, which is common amongst the equatorial belt form Africa to Asia, has found its way into Ohio with the department of health reporting at least six cases. … Read moreZika virus update: Cause for alarm in Ohio?
On Thursday, Sept. 4, over 200 WSU students walked a “March of Solidarity” for John Crawford, a 22-year old man who was shot last month in a Wal-Mart in Beavercreek, Ohio, while holding a toy gun. WSU’s Ethnic Theatre, the Black Student Union (BSU), NAACP and the Ohio Student Association collaborated to organize the march. … Read moreWSU students walk in “March of Solidarity”
The Fair Trade Student Association (FTSA) has started an initiative requesting that WSU sell more fair trade products. According to the FTSA and several national fair trade websites, products marked “fair trade” are certified as being grown, created and traded in humane ways by producers in developing countries. Many of these products are also eco-friendly. … Read moreStudents advocate for fair trade at Wright State
Wright State University’s campus newspaper The Guardian placed an advertisement in multiple issues that has raised controversy on campus. The ad was offering readers a way to earn money by distributing a “rebel tabloid” called The First Freedom. The tabloid is meant to represent “straight whites.” The Guardian first placed the ad over two weeks … Read moreGuardian Advertisement Raises Controversy
The home of two Wright State students was invaded Monday evening in Fairborn, ending with one of the alleged intruders dying from a gunshot wound. According to a Dayton Daily News article published Monday and updated Tuesday afternoon, “Police said Tuesday that it is still a bit unclear what prompted the five individuals, ages 19 … Read moreHome invasion of Wright State students turns into an altercation: one invader wounded, one dead
Distractions have never been foreign to any college or university. Rambunctious parties, sporting events or even the latest season of “The Walking Dead” can be enough to put off that homework assignment or report for “just a while longer.” With so much happening, many college students worry that they are going to miss out on … Read moreGeneration Y’s FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)
There are two components to student employment: Students who are paid hourly and students who have student leader agreements. In a general week in either fall, winter or spring quarters, there are between 1,900 and 2,100 student employment positions, said Cheryl Kreuger, Career Services director. Over the spring break The Guardian tried to obtain the … Read moreCoach Brad Brownell tops list of highest paid staff and faculty members