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The Most Ambitious Crossover: Symphonic Band and Choir

A popular Internet meme in 2018, “'Avengers: Infinity War' is the most ambitious crossover event in history,” highlighted how fans anticipated the climax of...

Avril Lavigne Debuts Return Album”Head Above Water”

Avril Lavigne has left her catchy childish pop-punk sound with hits like “Sk8er Boi,” “Complicated” and “Girlfriend” behind with her newly found maturity with her album,...

Theatre Department Presents “Luna Gale”

With the spring semester roaring full steam ahead, the time for senior projects and comprehensives has arrived. For the Wittenberg Theatre Department, this means...

Julia Michaels Releases “Inner Monologue Part 1” EP

Julia Michaels released “Inner Monologue Part 1,” her second solo EP, on Jan. 25. The EP has six songs on it. Michaels is an American...

Womyn’s Center Hosts A Media Discussion of Netflix’s “You”

Every Wednesday, the Womyn's Center hosts a media discussion of Netflix's "You." Here is a synopsis of episode one. . .“Well, hello there. Who are...

Netflix and Hulu Recount the Fyre Festival

The summer of 2017 was a mere two years ago, and yet it feels like ages since the world heard about the infamous...

Theater Department Puts On “The Colored Museum”

Directed by Gregory Geffrard, “The Colored Museum” was a stunning theatrical performance depicting 11 different stories criticizing and celebrating black stereotypes in America. With...

Wittenberg Names New Provost

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

Ariana Grande Releases “thank u, next” Album

Popular sensation Ariana Grande has had a whirlwind of a year. Since the release of her sugar-pop 2018 record "Sweetener," the high-pitched singer has...

Gonzo Theater A Huge Success Yet Again

Two gay ghosts in a cemetery falling in love, a demonstration of how to put on a condom and a dramatic reading of Ariana...

Maggie Rogers Delivers Uneven Debut Record

After a 2016 video showed hit single “Alaska” moved producer Pharrell Williams to tears, industry anticipation for singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers’ debut record was boiling....

Winan’s Chocolate Review

It’s Valentine’s Day, and whether you have a sweetheart or not, almost everyone can appreciate one of the forefront symbols of the holiday: chocolate....

Witt Celebrates Black History Month

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

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

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

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...

“Haunting of Hill House” Finishes Unexpectedly

**This review contains spoilers** The latest Netflix psychological thriller, “The Haunting of Hill House” brings the viewer along through the Crain family’s summer at...

8 Albums You Missed In 2018

Parquet Courts- Wide Awake! In “Wide Awake!,” Brooklyn garage rock quartet Parquet Courts delivers its best, most thematic and most enjoyable project to date. Refining...

Netflix’s “You”: The Perfect Anti-Hero

**This review contains spoilers** Over Christmas break, Netflix released another original TV drama entitled, “You.” The show follows a seemingly innocent book store employee,...

Netflix’s “Sex Education” An Interesting Watch

Imagine sitting in your middle school health class learning about puberty and talking about the human reproductive system. There are so many topics people can...

Black English Guidelines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Nintendo Switch Revolutionizes Pokemon

Game Freak’s "Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee and Pikachu" is the first Pokemon game on Nintendo’s Switch. Since the Switch has been released in 2017,...

Witt Grads Bierut and Neff Find West Coast Success

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

One Act Plays Excite

As the crowd settled in for the evening in the cozy darkness of the Wittenberg theatre, there was a bristle of excitement darting through...

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