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Shocktoberfest hits stride with full week of events

Staff Reporter

October 22, 2012

Filed under Campus

Wichita State students will prepare for the end of the world this week by dodging, dashing and competing for a couple of six-foot trophies. Whether their preparations were worth the effort will be revealed at the award ceremony for “S...

Living in the dorms comes with many hassles

Staff Reporter

October 17, 2012

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To live in an apartment, at home or in a dorm is a choice all college students face. For students who choose to live in Brennan Hall, Wheatshocker Apartments or Fairmount Towers at Wichita State, the university strives to provide g...

Local band works to make ends meet on the stage

Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2012

Filed under Campus

Taking the stage might result in a paycheck—if one is lucky—but for local band “In The Unlikely Event,” it’s a little more meaningful than that. “What it all comes down to is the feeling you get of being on stage and play...

Contestants interview for Man, Woman of the Year

Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

Filed under Campus

It was five minutes until deadline when junior accounting major Ryan Schrader made his way toward the Student Involvement Office with his application in hand on Sept. 21. The application for the Man and Woman of the Year award ...

Campus technology improving, but not without glitches

Staff Reporter

October 8, 2012

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In the years leading up to 2000, people started making sure their computer systems and program encodings didn’t crash when the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31, 1999, bringing in the new millennium. Now 12 years after Y2K, techno...

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

Filed under Campus

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 ...