September 25 2013

Wednesday Sept. 25: Dinner with the Dogs. 5-7p.m. Delta Gamma House. Tickets $5 Thursday Sept. 26: Rise Above the Hate Open Mic Night. 5-7p.m. Alumni Way Friday Sept. 27: Field Hockey v. Ohio Wesleyan. 4:40p.m. Edwards-Maurer Field Saturday Sept. 28: Men’s Soccer. Oberlin. 2p.m. Edwards-Maurer …

Sipping on a glass of Barefoot Moscato, throwing back a few pints of Guinness, nursing a whiskey sour: is drinking alcohol becoming a thing of the past?  A dangerous new trend among teens and college students has them “smoking” their alcohol as opposed to enjoying …

Growing up in an inner-city environment can be filled with daily struggles that no child should have to endure. Springfield resident, Gregory Perkins II, is striving to ensure that they at least do not have to endure their struggles alone. Greg knows firsthand what it …

Ohio education majors and minors seeking teaching licensure next spring will be making the switch from the Praxis examination series to the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) beginning this month. The OAE is developed by Pearson Education, Inc., the same company that publishes many textbooks …

Ah, sleep deprivation. Just like frozen meals, caffeine binges and incessant procrastination, it’s inseparable from the college experience despite our full awareness that it’s not good for us. We know we’re not doing ourselves any favors when we study until sun-up or else party the …

While sifting through countless packages, greeting cards, and letters, Jo Ann Berry shares some of what she has seen in the past 19 years working in Wittenberg’s mailroom. “We did 10,300 plus packages last year,” shared Berry, referring to a pad of handwritten notes. “We …

Two weeks ago, President Obama’s speech on Syria to the American people was intended to lay out a clear and concise argument about taking “punitive military action” in Syria in response to last month’s chemical weapon attacks on civilians. Instead, Americans were faced with a …

For those of us who were around last year, you may remember reading a message from the administration saying “An unexpected drop in enrollment has caused Wittenberg to earnestly grapple with its financial situation.” And perhaps you remember pressure felt on campus as a result …

The Wittenberg football team bounced back from a tough opening loss at Butler to blowout DePauw University 45-0. The Tigers entered the game (0-1) overall after traveling to Butler University and losing 49-24. Turnovers in the first half of that game left the team trailing …

Jake Haubner ‘16 The women’s volleyball team came into the weekend on a two game win streak and were looking to crack the .500 mark and get back to their dominating ways. The Lady Tigers did this by opening up their first NCAC part of …

“So, what’s in a name?” When a friend from Wittenberg, who was fairly new to the Buckeye mania of the Midwest, asked me the origin and meaning behind the Ohio State University nickname and mascot I was stumped. I wanted to explain that it isn’t …

People who have participated in team-orientated sports understand what teamwork really means. In a nutshell, teamwork is a group of people working together to accomplish a task. In sports, teamwork is a must. Having great communication and chemistry on the field or court, enables teams …

The Wittenberg Tigers split a pair of close matches this past week, defeating Case Western and fell to Capital 1-0. A little more than a minute into overtime, the Tigers came up with a clutch sequence that secured a 1-0 win. Junior Tobie Weston took …

09/13 @ 12:19 p.m. Officers responded to an auto accident which involved a student at the intersection of McCreight Avenue and Plum Street. No injuries were reported. 09/13 @ 8:51 p.m. Officers took report from a university parent on an incident that took place at …

It was nineteen-sixty-eight. It was the watershed moment of an entire generation. Whether it was a new beginning or a beautiful blip, those who were there knew it was history. So they brought their cameras and their notepads: some for the record, some so we …

Over this summer, various departments at Wittenberg went through several staff changes. Jon Duraj, the previous Director of Student Activities, became the Associate Dean of Students for Student Success and Retention, with Elizabeth Vaccaro taking his old spot. In addition, Laura Siemon has replaced Sonya …