Monthly Archives: December, 0

Word on the Street: If you could give one piece of advice to your younger self…

"Invest in Google." -- Courtland Johnson, '16 "Work harder than you did when you are in high school." -- David Jackson, '18 "Accept yourself for who...

Police Log

3/6/15  Officers were dispatched to Tower Hall in reference to a fire alarm going off. Once on scene, it was determined that the alarm...

New on Netflix: “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn”

What would you do if you only had 90 minutes to live? Director Phil Robinson's dark comedy "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn" stars the late...

Coaches Corner- Jay Lewis

This week, Wittenberg's head baseball coach Jay Lewis took the time to sit down and answer some questions. The Tigers are just kicking off...

Tigers Split Home Opener with Crusaders

Last Wednesday, the softball team had their home opener with a double-header against the Capital Crusaders. The Tigers split the match-up, taking the first...

Women’s Field Hockey Team Celebrates Academic Success

Recently, last season’s women's field hockey team was awarded with an NCAA Division III National Academic Team Award from the National Field Hockey Coaches...

How Arguments Against Paying College Athletes Show That the Right Wing is Full of It

The quickest way to make a rich white guy sound like a Marxist is to ask him why he is against paying college athletes....

Lewinsky: Breaking Silence

A woman stands on stage poised to begin only her second major public speaking engagement as part of the viral TED Talk series. What should be an...

Pub Fest

Fun, food and prizes were the order of business at the English department’s Literary Pub Fest last Thursday, Mar. 26. The Student Advisory Group for...

“The Wire” Season 1 Review

Violence, sex, money and drugs — these are the ingredients that ooze from the twice-baked cake that is “The Wire.” But the show does...

Touring Springfield: The Champion City

For this week's local travel column, I decided to go back to the basics and tour downtown Springfield! Although the warmer spring weather is...

CBS Walkout

Students, faculty and administrators “walked-out” last Wednesday to celebrate past fights for diversity and equality on campus. About 40 Wittenberg community members marched through campus...

Pearls Provide Minority Support on Campus

Last Wednesday, Shades of Pearls, a new campus organization for minority women, hosted a Pillow Talk with the Pearls event. Surrounded by blankets and...

Chill Corner: MF Doom

Instrumental hip-hop makes for great studying music. Some of the best studying music I have encountered are the works from MF Doom. He is...

Jane Bayley Hollenbeck, Namesake of Hollenbeck Hall, dies at 99

After her 99 years of life came to end on Feb. 19, the Springfield community is celebrating the life of alumnus Jane Bayley Hollenbeck,...

Witt Discoveries: Battle Gives Us Real Talk (Part One)

This week, and in future editions of Witt Discoveries, I would like to extend a heart-warming invitation to you to become inspired. Not only inspired...

Debt, Degrees & Decisions

When President Barack Obama laid out his plan to offer two years of community college free for students, I couldn't help but look at...

Chill Corner – Flamingosis

Aaron Velasquez, a.k.a. “Flamingosis,” is an electronic artist from New Jersey. According to his website, the name “Flamingosis”comes from a freestyle Frisbee move that...

Tigers Trip to Nationals

Over spring break, three Tiger track stars qualified to go to the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. Juniors Aaron Melsop and...

Off the Field: Stu Haley

Stu Haley is a senior pitcher for the Wittenberg Men’s Baseball Team. He is an English major and is working towards a business minor....

New on Netflix: “Finding Neverland”

Director Marc Foster's "Finding Neverland" (2004) lets the viewer glimpse into the creative process of Scottish playwright James Matthew Barrie, the mind behind the beloved character Peter Pan. The...

Grad Assistants Are “Organizing, Organizing, Organizing!”

In the face of declining union membership, young people are organizing in an area not typically associated with the labor movement — the research...

In Honor of Warm Weather Approaching, Three Early Contenders for Song of the Summer

The warm weather over the past week has been teasing us, and hopefully, that means soon it will be here to stay. To prepare...

The Real McCoy: Go Read it if You Really Want To

For the past half century, the mornings of fans of the Cincinnati Reds in the Dayton area have included the prose of columnist Hal...

Witt Students and Surrounding Residents Pressure City Commission for LGBTQ Protection

Local LGBTQ activists urged commissioners to revisit a failed non-discrimination ordinance at last Tuesday’s Springfield City Commission meeting. Fourteen people, consisting of Springfield, Wittenberg and...

Witt Upgrades

In the last few weeks, Wittenberg students were notified of different technological updates that are being made on campus. Most recently, changes have been...

Alma Lux and Alma Mater Candidates

Next week, voting will take place for the next Alma Lux and Mater students. A special committee selects each candidate, and every year, the...

Exploring Columbus: Short North and the Arena District

If a bit of a drive doesn't discourage your adventuring spirit, head to our lovely capital of Columbus, Ohio! About a 50-minute drive on...

Police Log

2/27/15  Officers were dispatched to Ferncliff Hall in reference to a student falling on the steps. The student was heading to Hollenbeck Hall when...

Just Announce Already, Hillary, and Put Us Out of Our Misery

As you're reading this article, you are probably thinking that you and I already know that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is...

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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...