Zika virus update: Cause for alarm in Ohio?

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 more

How To Become a Morning Person

There is hope for you, night owl. While your friends are gathering for a sunrise breakfast, you’re struggling to drag yourself from your warm cocoon of flannel sheets. Waking up and feeling alert can be difficult, especially in the winter. Luckily we have a few useful techniques to make the morning a little easier. Shorten … Read more

Weight-loss and Toning Tips

Spring cleaning your health Whether you’re planning an upcoming trip or are just excited for bikini season, it can sometimes seem daunting to shed that holiday weight. It would seem that just living in a climate with cold winters could contribute to weight gain as we search for energy to keep us warm. Below are … Read more

Raiders Women Win Back To Back

2-0 in the Horizon League this season. Wright State women’s basketball kicked off 2016 right where they left off at the end of 2015, with a win in conference play. The Raiders defeated the Valparaiso Crusaders 80-63 extending their winning streak to two and improving their Horizon League Conference record to 2-0. Senior guard Kim … Read more

OPINION: Is “The Babadook” the scariest movie on Netflix? (SPOILERS!)

The troubled widow Amelia (Essie Davis) cannot control her six-year-old son Samuel who displays erratic, violent behavior at school. With stress mounting for the single mother who has still not gotten over the death of her husband six years previous, neither mother nor son can sleep at night. The story really picks up when Samuel … Read more

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 more

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 more