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Move-In Day 1995

Many of the new Wright State freshmen moving in today will have been born about 1995. Therefore, we have decided to take a Throwback Thursday look at Move-In Day 1995, as told by the WSU Guardian student newspaper. Note the article … Continue reading

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TDIH 1914: Orville Wright nearly drowns

On August 20, 1914, Orville Wright and student pilot U.S. Navy Lt. Kenneth Whiting were trying out a modified Wright Model G Aeroboat on the Great Miami River in Dayton. Orville was at the controls and 30 feet in the air … Continue reading

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Kenneth Whiting, pioneer naval aviator

If you have been following the snippets of Bishop Milton Wright’s diary that we’ve been posting on Twitter and Facebook, you may have noticed the relatively frequent mention of one “Lieut. Whiting” in several entries in the summer of 1914: … Continue reading

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