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Xenia Tornado, 40 Years Ago Today

40 years ago today, an F5 tornado hit the city of Xenia and surrounding areas in an event that forever changed the local community. The tornado was part of a super outbreak that killed 315 people over a 2 day … Continue reading

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CoLA’s New ‘Back in the Day’ Column

We were excited to learn that the Wright State College of Liberal Arts has begun publishing a new university history column called Back in the Day in its e-newsletter. (You know how we love Wright State University history!) The column will will … Continue reading

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Dunbar Library is still Fabulous at 40

40 years ago today was a noteworthy day in the early history of the university. The dedication of the university’s new academic library- later to be re-named the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library- and the inauguration of Wright State’s 2nd university … Continue reading

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