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No Child Left Behind Finally Getting Left Behind?

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) has shattered our education system by forcing standardized testing and an elusive idea of "adequate yearly progress;" however, we...

Lambda Chi Alpha Confident About Recruitment

As the season of formal Greek recruitment at Wittenberg comes to a close, sororities and fraternities begin to educate and integrate their new members...

Springfield Police Chief Comes to Witt

The War on Drugs, the Ohio heroin epidemic, and the recent events surrounding police-involved shootings — these were all on the agenda when Chief...

Freebourn Looks to Raise to Challenge

Turnover in the Administration is continuing into the new year, and on Feb. 24, the finance office will be granted stability as Randy Freebourn...

Local Travel Column: Main Street and Indian Mound in New Carlisle and Enon

If you like small town Main Streets with antique stores, cute cafés and even a Mexican grocery store, you just might want to visit...

Gay Straight Alliance Name Change

On Jan. 22, 2015, Wittenberg University's Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) officially became the Gender and Sexual Diversity Alliance (GSDA).  There were many names to...

Police Log

1/10/15  Officers responded to a report of theft from a residence in the 600 Block of Faculty Court. A student returned from break to...

Word on the Street: What are your thoughts on Greek life?

"I love it. I wasn't gonna be Greek at all, but some of my pals asked me to do it, and I haven't looked...

Song Review: A Taste of Music to Come in 2015 Courtesy of Some Big-Name Artists

Over these first few weeks of the year, a few songs by big-name artists with highly-anticipated albums due to be released later this year...

Track and Field

Wittenberg’s track and field team has started the season on a strong note. They opened the new year and new semester by continuing their...

MLK Speech

C.T. Vivian, recipient of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom, spoke at the Wittenberg Convocation this past Monday about the importance of “non­violent direct...

Katelyn Haralamos: Off the Court Feature

Katelyn Haralamos is the definition of dedication. As a senior point guard for the women’s basketball team, she had nine points, eight rebounds, four...

Wittenberg’s MLK Speaker: Remembering A Close Friend and A March

The honorable C.T. Vivian is a minister, author, civil rights activist and leader, but he is known best for being a close friend to...

Local Travel Column: Clifton, Ohio

Clifton, Ohio is just 15 minutes away from campus, but offers some fun ways to escape the Witt bubble. I decided to check out...

Witt Professor Begins Efforts to Reclaim Mayor Title

Wittenberg professor Warren Copeland is petitioning to make a re-election bid for Mayor of Springfield — a position that he has served for a...

American Sniper

I took on this assignment of writing my opinion of "American Sniper," thinking 500 words on the next great American movie since "Saving Private...

Letter to Chief Justice John Roberts: Why America Needs 9-0

Chief Justice Roberts, I write to ask that you use your influence on the Supreme Court to ensure unanimous support for marriage equality. I realize that...

The Poverty of President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union

President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address (SOTU) has been hailed by many as a loud resurgence to bold progressivism — but, on...

Third Year of Wittenberg Tuition Freeze

Last semester, Wittenberg’s Board of Directors elected to freeze tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year. For the third year in a row, the university’s...

Word on the Street: What’s been your most embarrassing moment at Witt?

"When I first came here, I didn't know what a fraternity was, so I thought I was going to join a sorority." - Josh...

Men’s Volleyball Update

Last semester, it was announced that men’s volleyball will join the roster of varsity sports that Wittenberg has to offer. Since then, Wittenberg alum...

Tigers Triumph Over Lords

After a difficult on-the-road loss at Wooster last Saturday, the men’s basketball team bounced back at a home game this past Wednesday. The Tigers...

Selma Review

Director Ava DuVernay’s historical drama "Selma" reintroduces movie-goers to Martin Luther King Jr., whose legacy we celebrate and struggle with. The film soars because actor David...

Three Excellent Songs From 2014 You May Have Missed

Without any doubt, 2014 was a great year for music. Pop music, I believe, ruled the year. My playlist of favorite songs included many...

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2020 Alma Mater and Alma Lux Nominations

The Alma Mater and Alma Lux are selected on the basis of character and integrity, service to the community, concern for others,...

Track Teams Finish Top in NCAC Championships

This past weekend the Wittenberg men’s and women’s track teams traveled to Denison University for the 2020 NCAC indoor track Championship meet....

The Weekly Tiger: A Father/Daughter Date

The dynamics of Father/Daughter dates are different for everyone. For myself, my dad and I have never been particularly close, for I've...

Founders Trivia Week is a Blast for Every Class

Wednesday, Feb. 26, Founders Trivia, located in Founders Bar, was a blast for every class. Founders holds a trivia game night for students to come...