Wittfest 2019 Goes Hard in Da Paint

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On Saturday, April 13, Witt students enjoyed the annual Wittfest festivities. It was a day filled with food trucks, giant pong and a mechanical...

Changes to Wittfest

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In just a few days, Waka Flocka Flame will take the stage headlining Wittfest 2019 in the newly-renovated 1929 Fieldhouse. Before the big day,...

Celebration of Learning 2019

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The diversity of learning at Wittenberg was at full display at the Celebration of Learning on April 5. All day, students displayed their academic...

Senate Reallocates Funds to Diversity Organizations

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Student Senate recently spent time reallocating a portion of their funding to a newly created sector of student organizations: Intercultural Student Organizations. This includes...

New Zealand Shooting Vigil

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On March 15 in Churchchrist, New Zealand, shooters opened fire on two different mosques, killing nearly fifty people and leaving many in critical condition....

Advising Week Tips and Tricks

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Advising week can be one of the most stressful times of the year for both faculty and students alike. Faculty work to cram their...

Alma Mater and Alma Lux Nominations: Class of 2020

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“The Alma Mater and Alma Lux are traditional honors bestowed upon junior students who possess qualities of leadership, scholarship and service," Executive Assistant of...

Wittenberg Names New Provost

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Wittenberg announced Michelle Mattson as its new Provost on Feb. 11. As Provost, Mattson will hold the office second to the university president and...

Witt Celebrates Black History Month

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The month of February marks the beginning of Black History month, a part of American history that is celebrated across the United States....

CBS Explains Walkout on MLK Day

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On Monday, Jan. 28, members of the Wittenberg community crammed into Founders Pub to listen as the Concerned Black Students (CBS) executive board discussed...

Seniors Celebrate 100 Days til Graduation

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The seniors in Wittenberg’s Class of 2019 gathered this past Thursday in Founders Pub to celebrate 100 Days til Graduation with a free drink,...

STRENGTH: A Non-Traditional Students Club

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From the work of Kathy Leese, ’20; Renee Kennedy, ’18, and Irene Bilal-Engle, ’19, STRENGTH, the club for non-traditional students, was formed during the...

Black English Guidelines

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On Saturday, Dec. 1, professor Sha’Dawn Battle’s Advanced Rhetoric and Grammar class met to pen a letter to administration about two black students being inappropriately questioned...

The Torch’s Reasoning for Waiting to Run the Letter to the Editor

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After much discussion, the editorial staff made the decision that we could not run the Letter to the Editor sent to us on Dec....

Students Walk Out on MLK Convocation

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Convocation on Jan. 21 in Weaver Chapel began like most other years. However, during the speech of university...

Students Speak Out About Discrimination

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This past week, students participated in the annual Concerned Black Students (CBS) walkout in support of black students on campus. At the same time,...

Administration Forms New Diversity Council

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On Jan. 7, Wittenberg President Mike Frandsen sent an email out to students announcing the creation of the President Council for Diversity and Inclusion....

Wittenberg Police Respond to Letter to the Editor

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Responding to an email sent out to faculty and staff last semester that appears in today’s Torch, Wittenberg Police Chief Jim Hutchins denied that...

Wittenberg University Mourns the Loss of Cosmas Catanzaro

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Article Courtesy of Wittenberg University Athletics Wittenberg University was heartbroken to learn of the unexpected passing of sophomore football player, Cosmas Catanzaro. Catanzaro passed away...

Witt Grads Bierut and Neff Find West Coast Success

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Two Wittenberg grads, Parker Neff and Pat Bierut (class of 2011), both found themselves on the West Coast, following their dreams of television and...

All Students Will Now Be Issued Midterm Grades

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All Wittenberg students will be issued midterm grades beginning next semester following a Nov. 6 voice vote of the Wittenberg faculty and eight members...

A Vote for Future Wittfest Headliner

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Witt’s Union Board recently sent out a campus wide email giving students the opportunity to vote for the headliner of this years Wittfest. "We had...

“What is Witt Doing” Panel Kicks off Week of Advocacy

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Emotions from the Kavanaugh confirmation are still raw for many students, and on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., students, pastors and even President...

Steam Systems Repaired and Heating Restored

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Steam heating systems have been in use since the 1790's and are still common today, including at Wittenberg. Odds are you have walked over buried...

Witt Grad Drew Skyes Dives into Hollywood Life

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Drew Sykes, Wittenberg class of 2011, has kept quite busy on the western coast of the U.S. post-graduation. He’s most recently been involved with...

Witt Alert System Explained

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19-year-old Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her college dorm room in 1986. At the time, there were no rules that required universities...

New Campus Cupboard Opens

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On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Pastor’s Office, the Hagen Center and Student Involvement teamed up to sponsor the Campus Cupboard, a resource for university...

Stories from the Wittenberg Party Scene

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On Oct. 21, Taj Kniceley, ‘20, reported that she and a few of her close friends had an encounter with several freshman the previous...

Scholarship Days to End for New Students

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For those of you who have been keeping up with how the cogs of our school link together to keep everything running smoothly, you...

FYS Honors Signing

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On Sept. 25, Weaver Chapel was filled with students, faculty, advisors and an athletic director for the FYS Honors Signing, where Nancy McHugh, professor...