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Pre-pharmacy student’s day goes full-scale

Aliyah Funschelle

September 23

Filed under Features, Lifestyle

Jacob Archer, a junior from Derby studying pre-pharmacy, balances school, extra curriculars, and working in his field of study every day. “Every day, I wake up at six to get all my stuff together, come out to campus usually...

Graduation student enjoys role as circulation clerk

TJ Rigg

September 22

Filed under Features

Vishal Sharma, a graduate student studying aerospace engineering, works in the circulation department at Ablah Library at Wichita State. Sharma has worked for the library since the summer of 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in...

Tracia traces her daily steps

Alex Bullock

September 22

Filed under Features

Everyday, college students all over America are being told to get involved.To some, it may go in one ear and out the other and for others it may resonate. But for Tracia Banuelos, getting involved is not a question; it is one o...

Teaching by tossing pumpkins

Robert Hite

September 22

Filed under Features

Dropping pumpkins from the top of Cessna Stadium at a Wichita State does not appear to be linked to academics — at least at first.It is the type of activity that junior Reed Bowles likes because it gives him the opportunity to te...

Vocal performance student surrounds herself with music

Nathan Davis

September 22

Filed under Features

Stephanie Sheldon sits in the RSC, poring over a sundry of sheet music. The notes before her are details on how to play cello, one of the two musical interests that she has decided to pursue a college education in at Wichita St...

A ride by an officer’s side

Nathan Davis and Cindy Overeem

September 22

Filed under Features

Wichita State Police Officer Michael Colvin sits in his vehicle surveying the almost full parking lot before him. He watches vehicles and people to spot criminal activity and suspicious behavior.Colvin is on what is called a "d...

Online student on a road to rave

Evan Pflugradt

September 22

Filed under Features

Login, log off and rave.Alisha Ostgren starts her day online. Ostgren, a junior at Wichita State, hits the books while rarely ever stepping foot in a classroom.Ostgren is on track to obtain a bachelor’s degree in business. Cu...