The Young Amnesiac: A girl Asks “Who am I?” in the Wake of Her Surgery

Nearly a year after a life-altering surgery, former Wright State student Savannah Olaker is still coping with, and learning anew, the things she lost. Namely, memories of herself and the people close to her. It was as if my life was on a chalkboard, and someone just threw a bucket of water on it and … Read moreThe Young Amnesiac: A girl Asks “Who am I?” in the Wake of Her Surgery

Men’s basketball: Griffin’s career comes to an end

When Wright State head coach Billy Donlon watched his senior guard Kendall Griffin fall to the ground in the second half in Wednesday’s game at Oakland, Donlon did not need a doctor to tell him what just happened. Griffin, a victim of four prior concussions since the start of the 2013-14 season, just took his … Read moreMen’s basketball: Griffin’s career comes to an end

New Greek org to focus on helping veterans, wounded soldiers

The newest sorority to join Wright State’s Greek life is Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII). The organization’s national philanthropy is arthritis research, but WSU’s chapter of AOII will especially focus on helping veterans and wounded soldiers. Current president of AOII Haley Mruz explained why it is important for the chapter to support military individuals. “We are … Read moreNew Greek org to focus on helping veterans, wounded soldiers

WSU students walk in “March of Solidarity”

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”

Students advocate for fair trade at Wright State

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

Guardian Advertisement Raises Controversy

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

Real Life CSI: Professor Dan Krane sheds light on DNA analysis

“I’ve never seen more than five minutes straight of any single episode,” Dan Krane, Ph.D., said of ‘CSI,’ “though I do know the guy who is the inspiration for Mark Harmon’s character.” Since Mark Harmon plays Leroy Jethro Gibbs on “NCIS,” it isn’t hard to believe that Krane has never seen a full episode of … Read moreReal Life CSI: Professor Dan Krane sheds light on DNA analysis

Home invasion of Wright State students turns into an altercation: one invader wounded, one dead

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

Generation Y’s FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)

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)

The Bronies start a club despite criticism

The Bronies, a new organization at WSU is a group of males who can relate to the cartoon “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.” Beyond that characteristic, they reach a common ground of unity and friendship with people from different backgrounds. “The Bronies that we started at WSU is a subculture to the nationally known … Read moreThe Bronies start a club despite criticism