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Tiger Seniors Top Oberlin in Final Home Game

  Wittenberg hosted Oberlin on Saturday February 22 for the Tiger’s last game of the regular season. The midday matchup honored three senior team members...

Boy Gets Girl

Wittenberg’s theater and dance department delivered a chilling performance this past weekend with the play Boy Gets Girl, directed by Patrick Kilby Reynolds. Set in...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Torch, Over winter break I sat down to read the December 11 issue of the Torch.  I was especially intrigued by the article, “How...

Trapped in Triadelphia

By Kayla Villegas (Guest Writer) “Dear Professor, my roommate locked me out of my room and now I am stuck in the Ferncliff Hallway, dripping...

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About The Oscars

10. To qualify for Best Picture, a film needs to be at least 40 minutes long, have shown at an LA cinema for at...

Marius the “Surplus”: Copenhagen’s Decision to Euthanize

Zoos having to put down animals is no new tragedy, but few do it Copenhagen style. The decision to euthanize an 18- month-old giraffe named...

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference Brings Important Conversations to Campus

From multiple movies to various educational panels, the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference (OLAC) brought topics such as immigration reform, economic stability, and social rights...

Munson Looks to help Wittenberg students

Although he’s only been on the job a couple of months, Wittenberg’s new Vice President of Finance and Administration, Robert Munson, has a vision of...

What Would Jesus Do? Party?

It’s a Saturday night, and as you lay in bed at 3:00 a.m., you can hear loud music and people screaming (or rather, chanting)...

New Honors Program Offers More Flexibility

The past couple years have seen a decline in the number of Honors seminars offered, a fact that is making students in the Honors...

The Skinny on Campus Weight Loss

As spring break rapidly approaches, many students find themselves itching to shed their winter insulation in favor of the streamlined physique that is much...

More Than Just a Mission Statement? The Status of Religious Life at Witt

What significance does faith have in the lives of America’s college kids? In a 2013 study of the religious identity of current undergraduate students,...

Ellen Page Breaks the Silence

In a stunning speech made on Feb. 14 at the Human Rights Campaign Time To THRIVE conference, Oscar Nominated actress Ellen Page broke the...

Kelsey Swindler

English majors just may be employable after all. Kelsey Swindler, ’12, visited Wittenberg Tuesday, Feb. 18 to host an information session on the Denver Publishing Institute....

Interview with Chief Lopez

If you’ve taken part in Wittenberg University’s tradition of streaking the Hollow, Interim Chief of Police Mark Lopez has probably seen you naked on...

A Joyful Night of Painting

Last Thursday, students were able to channel their artistic talents and create their own masterpieces with “Bob Ross Night” hosted by the Wittenberg Art...

Wittenberg Students Get Hired

Good news for current seniors looking for work after graduation: Wittenberg graduates are getting hired.  According to the most recent reports from Wittenberg Career...

New Minor Will Allow Students to “Uncover” Their Potential

With advising week steadily approaching Wittenberg students will have the opportunity to become a member of the college’s brand new minor: archaeology. Program Director and...

Police Log

02/09/2014 @ 3:04 a.m. Officers were dispatched to Firestine Hall in reference to a student who had slipped and fell on the sidewalk at an...

Curling Crash Course

By: Morgan Stutz and Mary-Elizabeth Pratt Any other year, throwing a stone across the ice wouldn’t be all that interesting, but this year, it’s taken...

Are Dry Seasons Effective for Athletes?

Attitudes differ on the policies for alcohol consumption during athletic seasons by members of the Wittenberg University athletic community. Wittenberg as a whole does...

Opinion: Flagged for Intolerable Cruelty

Opinion: Flagged for Intolerable Cruelty With the most anticlimactic Super Bowl in recent memory, the NFL's highlight reel for the past season is more flooded...

In Wake of Budget Cuts Professors Get Resourceful

Since Wittenberg’s announcement last year of several departmental cuts students have heard little additional information about the university’s next step. In the wake of...

Police Log

02/02/2014 @ 2:20 a.m. Officers observed a vehicle run a stop sign and nearly strike a police cruiser on East College Avenue. Officers initiated a...

Raise the Wage: An Issue of Prosperity & Justice

Trevor Brown @WittTorchBrown The central argument against raising the minimum wage is simple: “the raise will kill jobs.” While seemingly logical, this is not an argument...

Christeen Stridsberg

By: Lindsay Dukes Movement. It’s  the most basic element of life, and one of the first things you’ll notice about Christeen Stridsberg, the newest addition...

Ladies Who Lunch

Lauren Swanson If you’re a fan of the wildly successful HBO series “Girls,” you might be having a bit of déjà vu.  Four independent women...

A Sobering Wake-up Call

On Saturday, Feb. 8, after nearly 20 hours missing, Denison student David Hallman was found dead less than a mile from the university’s campus...

Science Column: The Case for Climate Change

When we are constantly being inundated with information about the deteriorating state of our planet, it can be easy to tell ourselves that all...

Liberal Arts in Action: Wittenberg Faculty Lead Discussion on Sochi Olympics

If you entered Founders Pub last Monday, you would have seen a familiar scene: pizza, television, and members of the Wittenberg community. What made...

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English Professor Detail Progress on Her Campaign for State Representative

Wittenberg professor of English Cynthia Richards announced her campaign for State Representative on Nov. 21, 2019. Since then, she has made great...

Wittenberg Hires New Assistant Tennis Coach

Game, set... whoa, new coach? This shocking news might have come across some tennis players' minds at Wittenberg University when they hired...

Donald Trump was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. He doesn’t deserve it.

For the second time, Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by right-wing Norwegian MP, Christian Tybring-Gjedde. In Tybring-Gjedde’s...

“We were on our own:” Quarantine at Wittenberg

At the peak of Wittenberg’s COVID-19 outbreak on Sept. 12, over 250 students or 15% of the student body were in quarantine...