Author Archives: Lara Donnelly

A Safe Space

Wright State University Rainbow Alliance logo

A collaborative training program seeks to improve campus support for GLBTQ students, faculty and staff. Continue reading

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Fire-flinging Raiders light up the region

Photo of Wright State recent graduate Lara Donnelly fire dancing.

By the time they’re in college, most people know not to play with fire. Continue reading

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Raider Recon—Ushering

Student reporter Lara Donnelly, host of the monthly video series Raider Recon, gets dressed up and trains as an usher for Wright State’s upcoming production… Continue reading

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The Gentle Way, the Wright Way: national judo tournament coming to the Nutter Center

Photo of two people preparing to fight in a judo tournament.

A Russian competitor meets his English rival on the floor. A French referee gives the signal and the match begins. The remarkable thing? All three of them are speaking in Japanese. Continue reading

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Wright State students serve Katrina survivors on Spring Break

The trip was the culmination of a UVC service-learning class in which students studied the financial, social and psychological effects of Katrina on people and communities within New Orleans.

When hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans, thousands of people were killed, injured or displaced. Continue reading

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The CW: starring student Brandy Zapata

Photo of Wright State student Brandy Zapata.

She’s an actor, dancer and a student leader, and now she’s on TV as the CW Star. Continue reading

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Combat veterans find home in exclusive Wright State classes

Wright State named military friendly again

They’ve traded the battlefield for the classroom, but they still hear the echoes of gunfire and bombs. And most of their fellow students come from a different world. Continue reading

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April is Asian Heritage Month; celebrate with the AHNA Center

April is Asian Heritage Month; celebrate with the AHNA Center

April brings the cherry blossoms to Japan and Asian Heritage Month to America. Wright State University’s Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center is celebrating… Continue reading

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Raider Recon—ROTC

Student reporter Lara Donnelly, host of the monthly video series Raider Recon, puts on her flak jacket and joins the Air Force ROTC for training. Continue reading

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Wright State student top intern at Northwestern Mutual, office full of Raiders

Photo of Randy Boll and Andy Platt

Randy Boll has a history with Northwestern Mutual. When he was 19 years old, Boll was diagnosed with cancer. He would have been uninsurable for the rest of his life if … Continue reading

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