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Misdemeanor charges filed for WSU student, motorcyclist involved in Kwik Shop fight

Andrew Linnabary

April 25, 2016

Filed under Local, News

Misdemeanor charges have been filed against a Wichita State student and a motorcyclist involved in a confrontation at a Kwik Shop last month.Court records show arrest warrants for WSU student Christian Saldana-Banuelos and Joseph Bryan, the mo...

ODI named leader in diversity by Wichita Business Journal

Alex Perry

March 28, 2016

Filed under Local, News

Wichita State’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion has been recognized for their commitment to advocacy for unrepresented groups on campus and in the community.The Wichita Business Journal — a weekly print and digital publicat...

Hillary for Kansas opens Wichita office

TJ Rigg

February 18, 2016

Filed under Local, News

Hillary for Kansas, part of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, expanded its efforts in Kansas on Wednesday with the opening of its Wichita office.According to a news release from Hillary for Kansas, campaign supporters h...

Volunteers advocate for presidential nominee Bernie Sanders in new downtown Wichita office

Alex Perry

February 18, 2016

Filed under Local, News, Politics

In a small retail space next door to The Donut Whole in downtown Wichita, the official campaign office for the “political revolution” has opened for Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders.The self-described socialis...

On the brink of a food desert: Neighborhood grocery store closures dry up supply

Chandler Ochoa

January 25, 2016

Filed under Local, News

The neighborhood Wal-Mart on the corner of 13th and Oliver will shut its doors Thursday, leaving the neighborhood surrounding Wichita State deprived of fresh produce and living in a food desert.The United States Department of Agr...

Police: Arrive early, leave early in Old Town

Chance Swaim

September 9, 2015

Filed under Local, News

From the Nightlife Guide —It’s closing time in Old Town in downtown Wichita.Police officers sometimes stand shoulder-to-shoulder under lampposts. Bouncers guard exits as bar-goers hop from place to place. High heels click on brick streets an...

Longwell elected next Wichita mayor

Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2015

Filed under Local, News

Jeff Longwell has been elected Wichita’s next mayor.He will replace outgoing mayor Carl Brewer, who has served as mayor since 2007. Brewer was re-elected in 2011 with 69 percent of the vote.Longwell received 22,132 votes, which ...