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“Architectures of the Flesh” author analyzes the philosophy of race

On Feb. 9, University of Southern California (USC) Associate Professor of English Dr. Zakiyyah Jackson presented at Wittenberg via Zoom. Her lecture, “Architectures of...

Bailey announces run for Springfield City Commissioner

Associate Professor of Philosophy Julius Bailey has announced his run for Springfield City Commissioner. If elected, he would join current Wittenberg professor and Springfield...

Counseling center implements Talkspace and Headspace for students

On Jan. 11, Wittenberg students and faculty were granted access to Talkspace and Headspace, two digital mental wellness resources. After listening to feedback from...

4PAWs Pup of the Semester: Zazpi

This is Zazpi! He's a 4PAWs puppy from the Seven litter. He loves to eat hands, as most puppies do, and he likes his...

What Does the COVID-19 Response Team Do?

While many universities decided to remain virtual for the fall semester, Wittenberg has been able to hold the fall semester in person, a difficult...

Students Observe Presidential Election at Watch Party

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, The Office of Student Involvement in collaboration with Student Senate and The Office of Scheduling and Special Events hosted a...

Fall Festival Emerges In Response to Cancelled W-Day

On Thursday, Oct. 22, students emerged from their dorms and classes to be met with blaring music, pop-up activities and special events galore littering...

Former Library Staff Discuss Their Wittenberg Careers

At the end of Aug., three of the university library's longest-standing staff members, including the library's director, Doug Lehman, retired after a collective 100...

Bring Your Own Tie Dye Event Allow Students to Enjoy the Little Things

Students brought their shirts and apparel near the Student Center on Oct. 16th to mix and match colors to make the perfect Tie Dye...

Discovering the Wittenberg Identity After 175 Years

Amidst a year of ups and downs, and significant structural changes to Wittenberg's atmosphere, the university celebrated its 175th anniversary, a testament to its...

Shades of Pearl Host #SayHerName walk

On a rainy Thursday, Oct. 15, Shades of Pearl hosted a walk from Alumni Way to the Seal. The walk was to raise awareness of...

Campus Cupboard Relocated to Hagen Center

So many things are changing this year at Wittenberg University, and so many of those changes have been for the better. Here’s one more...

Mental Space: The Faces of Mental Health Awareness Week

To raise awareness for Mental Health Week and the Tiger Counseling Center hosted several events on campus promoting mental health. On Oct. 6, they...

New Wittenberg Diversity Director Shares Plans for the Future

At an early age, Corrine Witherspoon was involved with diversity efforts through her father’s work at the Miami University Cultural Center. After moving from...

Writing Center and Math Workshop relocate to Thomas Library

The fall semester has brought many new adjustments and challenges for Wittenberg, but these do not end with COVID-19 policies and online classes. Two...

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 strides and...

“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 or isolation....

Decorating Mugs Creates a Memorable Campus Experience

On Friday, Sept. 18 at the Diversity House along Alumni Way, students showed their creativity using only a sharpie to make the perfect DIY...

Wittenberg Professor’s Podcast Sticks with the Times

One of Wittenberg University's philosophy professors, Dr. Julius Bailey, launched Straight No Chaser, a podcast that centers around critical current issues that challenge the...

President Mike Frandsen Discusses COVID-19 Cases

On Friday, Sept. 4, Wittenberg University president Mike Frandsen sat down with Braeden Bowen of The Wittenberg Torch to answer questions about the rising...

National Poll Worker Shortage Creates Interesting Opportunity for College Students

For those seeking to be politically engaged, the coronavirus pandemic poses significant issues. Across the country, local and state governments have created restrictions which...

Tie-Dying Your Own Masks Lights Up Student Life

Using their fingers and imaginations, students showed their colors between the Student Center and New Hall happily with colorful tie-dyed masks on the evening of...

COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Academic and Residential Shake-Up

The COVID-19 Pandemic caused major changes to student routines as far back as March, when the spring semester moved online. As students return to...

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, and high...

Faculty Letter to the Editor

Dear Students, We, your professors, write to you today to commend you on your recent activism and efforts in pushing Wittenberg to reach its full potential. We are...

Tigers Stomp to the Beat: Chicago Footwork Lecture

In a time when words are often left without responses, perhaps it is time to converse through a more unconventional form of communication: dance.  A...

Self-love and a Little Love for Others, too

Love was in the air at the “Feelin’ the Love De-stress Event” sponsored by the Honors department last Wednesday. Students were rejuvenated by coloring...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Students, Hello, my name is Emmanuel Thombs. This evening I write to you as a regular, run-of-the-mill student here at Wittenberg with an average...

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:  As a student with less than 100 days left at Wittenberg, I think I have enough experience to comment on our campus...

Candlemas Sheds Light on Christian Traditions

Candlemas, a Medieval Candlelight Vespers service celebrated in Weaver Chapel, was a brief recollection of early Medieval Catholic services. The chapel, a perfect setting...

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