Monthly Archives: December, 0

Sights and Shops in Cedarville

This week, I stopped by a town that I’ve wanted to visit for a while: Cedarville. Located just 20 minutes away from Wittenberg, this sleepy...

New On Netflix

"Elsa & Fred" reminds us that it is never too late to find love for the first time. The film stars Shirley MacLaine as Elsa and...

Go, Dog. Go!

4Paws dogs are a fixture on Wittenberg’s campus; these guide-dogs-in-training lead busy lives. A video currently being produced by Britta Carson, a senior involved in the Integrated Media...

Admissions Department Sees Spike in Applicants

According to the Wittenberg Admissions Department, the current number of applications for the class of 2019 is 1,000 higher than the school's average for...

Miss Ohio Pageant Comes to Springfield

On Thursday, Feb. 19, the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce announced that Springfield will host the 2016 Miss Ohio and Miss Ohio Teen Pageants....

Chill Corner: Adrian von Ziegler

Chill Corner – Adrian von Ziegler Stuck in a musical rut? Looking for something that is relaxing, yet different from the norm? Just looking for...

Reborn This Way: Is It Lady Gaga’s Direction Which Is Changing or Is It the Perceptions of Listeners?

Let’s be clear, I was blown away by Lady Gaga’s performance at the 2015 Oscars. It was a gloriously endearing tribute to a classic...

Men’s Basketball

Last Wednesday, the men’s basketball team picked up another conference win on-the-road at Kenyon. The final score was 80-75, with both teams scoring 49...

Letter to the Editor–Zach Lough

I am writing this letter in response to the previous article written in Feb. 11 issue titled “Student Senate to Hold Open Forum.” There...

“Since feeling is first…” A Reflection

"since feeling is first who pays any attention to the syntax of things will never wholly kiss you" -e.e. cummings Around midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 18, two of my...

Letter to the Editor–Ben Dobrowolski

I’ve noticed that lately economic equality and helping lower class Americans has been a theme in the Torch. There have been several opinion articles...

Wittenberg Mourns Loss of Fellow Student

Members of the Wittenberg community silently filled Weaver Chapel on Feb. 18 for a service of support following the death of fellow student Alina...

Witt Discoveries: Keep Calm & Move On Up: The Story of a Servant Leader, Creative Expressionist and Coach

This is the second part of Sarah "Coach Jay" Jurewicz’s story. She can be described as a servant leader, a creative expressionist and a...

Killing the Other: White Terrorism in America

The recent murders of an unarmed Mexican national and three Muslims, while tragic in and of themselves, have served as microcosms of the real...

“Dear White People”: An Open Letter

Our society offers white people affirmation in all facets of life — economic, political, social and even personal — that it doesn’t accord to...

Seeing History and Charm in Troy

Well-known for its summer strawberry festival, Troy is a very cute town with an interesting history dating back centuries. Troy is home to the Overfield...

Vegas Valentines

Wittenberg’s club rugby team spent their Valentine’s Day a little differently than most other students. The rugby team flew out to Las Vegas for...

Author Mindy McGinnis Shares Her Story

Last Wednesday, Fact in Fiction, the Wittenberg creative writing club, brought published author Mindy McGinnis to campus for an English colloquium. This Ohioan came...

Coaches Corner

Here to talk about the first varsity sport added to the Wittenberg program list since 2003 is new men’s volleyball head coach Evan Amstutz....

The Senate Report on Torture is Horrifying, But Not Surprising

Evil is often thought of as a face; the word conjures up Hitler, Stalin or Osama bin Laden. It is a terrifying thought that evil people walk...

New on Netflix: “Two Faces of January”

"The Two Faces of January" is not a thriller in a modern sense. There are no car chases or shots of the hero walking...

History of Tea with the Feminists

The annual Tea With the Feminists is coming back to campus next week for its sixteenth year on campus. The event, which started in 1999,...

Witt Professor Visits Capital University To Talk Hip-Hop and Kanye West

Last week, Professor of the Year and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Julius Bailey was invited to Capital University to speak on hip-hop’s role in...

Old McMurray’s Lot Soon to be Home to Jimmy John’s and More

If you’ve walked to McMurray’s recently and noticed the construction next door, get ready for more changes; Jimmy John’s will be opening on the...

Three Recently-Released, Uplifting Dance Tracks to Help You Temporarily Escape From This Sorrowful Week

This week on campus has been particularly hard on all of us, given that this week we lost one of our own. But one...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Preview

The men’s and women’s tennis teams have seen a host of changes over the season. As previous head coach John Stuckey departs to head...

Word on the Street: Who/what makes you happy?

"My friends make me happy -- especially now. And hugs make me happy as well." -- Emma Brems, '16 "My little brother. His name is...

Chill Corner: Blunted Beatz

I would like to invite you to the more chill side of things at the Chill Corner. Every week, a relaxing source of music...

Down with DePauw

Last Wednesday, the Wittenberg Men's Basketball Team improved their record to 9-13 overall with a thrilling on-the-road win over DePauw. This conference win also...

50 Shades of No Thank You

Typically, seeing the previews to the year’s upcoming films gets a person excited. Hollywood loves to attract large audiences through its comedies, action and...

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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...