Anonymous Instagram Account Spreads Rumors About Students

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" has gonorrhea." " basement is the #1 hookup spot on campus." "Just because they are twins doesn't mean you have to do them both." On...

Writing Center and Math Workshop relocate to Thomas Library

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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...

“We were on our own:” Quarantine at Wittenberg

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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....

Wittenberg Holds COVID-19 Testing for Students, Faculty and Staff

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Wittenberg held a free COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday, Sept. 9 as the university saw an 8,500% increase in COVID-19 cases in a two-week...

Witt Administrators Discuss Campus Safety Strategies

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What good is a college without a campus? That phrase is taken quite literally here at Wittenberg, as it should. Most students would not...

Wittenberg Temporarily Moves Classes Online as Cases Rise

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On Sunday, Sept. 6, Wittenberg University's COVID-19 Response Team announced a two-week shift to remote instruction starting Monday, Sept. 7, currently scheduled to last...

President Mike Frandsen Discusses COVID-19 Cases

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

BREAKING: Wittenberg moving to temporary remote learning starting Sept. 7.

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On Sunday, Wittenberg’s COVID-19 Response Team announced a temporary move to remote instruction starting Monday, Sept. 7. Remote Instruction is currently scheduled to last...
A student walks up the central staircase in Hollenbeck Hall on Aug. 16, 2020. The staircase has been designated as the only upward staircase in the building due to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to reduce contact between students. (Trent Sprague/The Wittenberg Torch)

Wittenberg outlines Protocols for COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation

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As schools around the country return to in person learning only to shut down due to positive tests as occurred at University of North...

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

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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...

Witt’s Financial Restructuring Could be Slowed by Potential Manual Violation

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Wittenberg’s plan for financial restructuring is on the fast track, with the newly formed Academic Program Futures Committee working to make recommendations to reduce...

Witt’s Financial Complexities and Present Situations

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Students at the forum two weeks ago on Feb. 13 heard President Frandsen say that the current state of the university is the result...

Students Walkout on “I Heart Witt” Day

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Wittenberg's campus on the morning of Friday, Feb. 14 was quiet, cold and sunny. Recitation Hall sat amidst the snow, an "I Heart Wittenberg"...

Open Forum with President Frandsen—Killing with Kudos

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One week after the board mixer protest, no students were chanting. They were not holding signs. Instead, they were sitting silently across from President...

Students Protest the Board of Directors Mixer

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On Thursday night, board members made small-talk over crab tartes in Geil Lounge while dozens of students surrounded them with picket signs and protest...

Weaver Chapel Responds to Theft of Rainbow Banner

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If you stole the rainbow banners from the chapel last October, you did more than steal banners. You threatened the message that on Wittenberg’s...

Mourning the Loss of Kobe Bryant

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On Sunday, Jan. 26 the world learned that Los Angeles Lakers former shooting guard Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash. Bryant, as...

Wittenberg Student Overcomes Obstacles

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A disability shouldn’t define you as a person. It shouldn’t prevent you from partaking in sports. It most certainly should never justify a person...

The Steemer and Financing

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After eight faculty received notification that they would not be renewed, many students and alumni became enraged at The Steemer, the new athletic facility...

Financial Implications

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On Friday, Sept., 13 President Michael Frandsen sent out a campus-wide email detailing the university's decision to not renew the appointments of eight professors...

Wittenberg Makes Contract Cuts

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This past Friday morning, university president Michael Frandsen sent out an email to campus which detailed the university’s decision to not renew the contracts of eight professors,...

Recent Dayton shooting leaves community mourning

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On Aug 4, at 1:05 a.m. in the Oregon District in Dayton, just 25 minutes from  Wittenberg, a lone person, 24-year-old Connor Betts, of...

The Steemer Update

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Over the summer, Wittenberg made further progress towards the October completion deadline of indoor facility, known as The Steemer, as construction crews start to...

Wittenberg Introduces “Handshake”

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Wittenberg students have more opportunities to secure jobs and internships thanks to the university’s recent partnership with Handshake, an online career database that connects...

Wittenberg Professor Has Beef with Antioch College

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The fate of nine lambs on Antioch College's farmland in Yellow Springs, Ohio, once was a local story. It has since attracted national media...

Ferncliff and Firestine get a Facelift

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If you live in Ferncliff or Firestine, you may have noticed that your building is looking better than it did last year. That is...

Wittenberg Recruited a Small Freshmen Class

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Wittenberg's class of 2023 is smaller than average, and the Office of Admissions attributes the decrease in enrollment to changes in the recruitment process. Carola...

Campus Reacts to English Professor Cynthia Richards’ Office Being Broken Into

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The office of English professor Cynthia Richards was broken into the night of April 24. Richards found her door open on the morning of...

Irene Bilal-Engle Proud to Be Oldest Graduate in Witt’s History

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Irene Bilal-Engle will graduate next Saturday with honors as the oldest (a fact she is proud of) graduate in the history of Wittenberg University....

Turning Point USA Sponsors NRA-U Appearance at Witt

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Turning Point USA, a group of Republican college students at Wittenberg, brought Grassroots coordinator David Conte of the National Rifle Association (NRA) to address...