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National Student Day to recognize WSU students, offer prizes

Staff Reporter

October 3, 2012

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You don’t get paid for doing any volunteer work, but students who volunteer might win something for doing good deeds instead. The second annual National Student Day on Thursday offers volunteers and groups of volunteers to submit tex...

Pi Gamma Mu initiates first members at WSU

Staff Reporter

October 3, 2012

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A first in social sciences is happening at Wichita State today. The first charter members of the Pi Gamma Mu honor society in social sciences will be initiated at WSU. Initiates will be presented with a membership pin and cert...

Former SGA presidential candidate continues to lead

Staff Reporter

October 1, 2012

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Tyler Nepote, a Wichita State junior studying finance and management, sat outside next to the sand volleyball court behind the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house. Inside the building, about 20 young men cleaned up the remains ...

SGA approves $70,000 in funding

Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012

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The Wichita State Student Government Association approved more than $70,000 worth of funding requests at Wednesday’s Senate meeting without questions or debate.  Many organizations and individuals received funding for trips an...

Watching violence, calling for peace and understanding

Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012

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On Sept. 11, 2012, the world watched as violence erupted in Libya in response to a movie about the Prophet Muhammad. Most WSU students who watched did so with detached removal. For students like Muhammad Tahir, the news hit a li...

Tenure track takes many turns for professors

Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under Campus

Tenure is necessary on university campuses. Tenure allows a professor to exercise academic freedom in their research and their teaching. It gives them the liberty to decide how they want to teach their class without being influenc...