Monthly Archives: December, 0

Freshman Reflection

As my freshman year here at Wittenberg draws to a close, I often find myself amazed at how different my life is now. I...

Behind-the-Scenes of WittFest 2015 with Union Board

WittFest 2015 is over. But before it could be ruled as one to go down in the record books, it came in roaring like...

Softball Recap

Last week, the softball team took on the visiting DePauw Tigers twice in a battle for first place in the North Coast Athletic Conference...

Men’s Lax

The Wittenberg men's lacrosse team's season came to an end on Wednesday evening, as the Tigers lost 19-5 to Denison in the North Coast...

Sustainability Efforts on Campus Lead to Spot in Princeton Review’s Green Guide for 2015

Wittenberg will be featured in the 2015 Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts and initiatives on campus. The Green Guide highlights...

Senior Reflection

As the 2014-2015 school year winds to a close, I find myself reflecting on my experiences in my senior year at Wittenberg. Though it...

Sophomore Reflection

Sophomore year has been like the plane ride that I took from Miami to Key West. It was an extremely short flight, and we...

Senior Sports Farewell

Twenty-one varsity sports, 102 student-athletes, 687 wins. The class of 2015 has seen it all, from Conference Championships to National Championships and All-Conference to...

New on Netflix: ‘Broken’

"Broken" is a modern British reimagining of Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill A Mockingbird." The film, directed by Rufus Norris, follows a young girl...

Runner With a Cause: Standing Up to POTS 5K

Wittenberg is hosting a 5K run to help raise money for the Standing Up to POTS Foundation on May 2 at 10 a.m. on...

Capitol Steps Brings Political Satire to Campus

Nothing was off limits last Thursday when Capitol Steps came to campus to put the “mock” in “democracy.” Capitol Steps is a comedy troupe that...

Thrifting in Xenia

For my last local travel column, I decided to go to nearby Xenia. Called the "Bicycle Capital of the Midwest," Xenia is the third...

Chill Corner: Fat Freddy’s Drop

New Zealand isn’t typically thought of when you ponder about bastions of soulful music. But that’s where a seven piece band called Fat Freddy’s...

Editor in Chief Introduction

My first introduction to the world of news came in a high school journalism class. The class primarily consisted of reading how to write...

Word on the Street: What was the high point of your year?

"When I did 'Asylum' with senior Dylan George. That show helped me to see my potential, and I formed friendships with people I never...

Tom Dwyer — Junior Reflection

This year, I began writing for the Torch mostly as an outlet to talk about sports. I love writing about sports. Taking dives into...

Police Log

4/17/15  Officers were dispatched to an area on E. Cecil St. in reference to a black male running down the alley with two Wittenberg...

WittFest Headliner Announced

The word is out, Timeflies will be headlining Wittfest.   Boston based duo, composed of Rob "Rez" Resnick and Cal Shapiro, first gained notoriety on YouTube...

Softball Sweeps Oberlin

Last week, Wittenberg Softball swept Oberlin in a double header. The wins improved the Tigers to an overall 14-2 record and a 7-3 record...

Tigers Drop Double Header to DePauw

Last Wednesday, the baseball team suffered from two home losses at Carleton Davidson Stadium. The first decision went the way of the DePauw Tigers,...

Building Up Historic Consciousness

At last week’s Springfield Landmarks Commission meeting, a list of about 40 structures around the Springfield area was presented to the group for consideration...

Punishing Perpetrators of Sexual Assault

The states of Virginia, California and Maryland have proposed laws that would require both public and private colleges to disclose on transcripts if a...

New on Netflix: ‘The Babadook’

"The Babadook" (2014) is an Australian horror film that follows a violent boy named Samuel (Noah Wiseman) and his widowed mother, Amelia (Essie Davis). Samuel is fixated on...

#NotReadyForConsumption

The 2016 race for presidency has just begun, and it has already showcased one of the most undemocratic phenomena pervading the American body politic....

Matchbook Poetry Reading

“A poem can strike anywhere” was the theme of the fifth annual Matchbook Poetry Reading. The event, which took place Thursday, April 16, in Ness...

Police Log

4/4/15  Officers received a call in reference to a student being transported to the hospital after suffering a seizure. Student Development was notified. 4/6/15  Officers...

Chill Corner: Musiq Soulchild

Taalib Johnson, aka “Musiq Soulchild” or simply “Musiq,” is an American neo-soul artist from Philadelphia. His musical style blends several influences, including blues, jazz...

CRC Grand Reopening

On Thursday, Thomas Library held a grand re-opening ceremony for the newly reorganized Curriculum Resource Center (CRC); cake and lemonade for the celebration was...

Spanish Professor Absent from Class for Almost Two Months

Visiting Assistant Professor of Language Andrés F. Peralta has been absent from classes since the return from spring break. Students say various substitute professors have...

Men and Women Fall to Big Red

Despite two big wins in early flights, the Tiger tennis squad dropped a conference show down with the Denison Big Red. The loss moves...

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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...