The Sunflower

Path to career starts in Ablah Library

Staff Reporter
September 19, 2012
Filed under Campus

It is easy for a student to walk into Ablah Library, sit down at the first computer they see open, study and leave without ever stepping foot on the remaining 157,923 square feet the library has filled with useful tools and information. “There’s a gap in how to use the library to your best advantag...

Zombie apocalypse sweeps WSU’s campus

Staff Reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under Campus

Warning—there has been a zombie outbreak on campus. Well, sort of. Round five of the annual Humans vs. Zombies begins today at Wichita State. It is a supernatural take on the popular playground game, tag. “Each player begins out as a human with one original zombie,” Ashlee Weeks, Student Activities...

One-mile walk raises $135,000 to help find cure for Alzheimer’s

Staff Reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under News

Once people reach a certain age they are often forgotten. They often become forgetful themselves with the onset of Alzheimer’s. Hundreds of people remembered everyone with the disease Saturday at Wichita State by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s with a one-mile walk through the WSU main...

That Gay Group president clears name on Chick-fil-A petition

Staff Reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under News

About a month ago, That Gay Group President Steven Haneveld heard about a petition circulating around campus to rid Wichita State of its Chick-fil-A restaurant. Although he did not see the petition himself, he heard that it listed the LBGT (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender) group on campus as supp...

Ulrich director says goodbye as the museum reopens with ‘Ulrich Redux’

Staff Reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under News

Wichita State junior Michelle Calhoun saw professor Ron Christ’s paintings for the first time Saturday. “I’m very astounded, quite inspired actually,” she said. “I have a greater understanding of art potential as (an) artist working under him.” Many other people saw Christ’s lifetime of pain...

Hindu celebration offers guests experience of Indian food, culture

Staff Reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under News

As people line up to make the swing move by pulling it, the people ahead of them take the blessing and eat it. These people are the members of the Association of Hindu Students in America and community members who came out to support Jamashtami, the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna. The celebrati...

Office of Student Involvement to host leadership improvement opportunities

Staff reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under News

Students interested in developing their leadership skills can take part in new programs offered by the Office of Student Involvement. Leadership To Go sessions take place every third Thursday of the month in the wRECk Center. The sessions are from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. This Thursday’s session is ...

Sociology Club to show film about Occupy Wall Street protests

Staff reporter
September 17, 2012
Filed under News

The Occupy Wall Street protest movement against economic dichotomy is over except on video. “#ReGENERATION: the Politics of Apathy and Activism” recounts the movement. The Wichita State Sociology Club is sponsoring a showing of the film at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Linquist Hall Room 100. “It actually is...

Another robbery occurs near WSU Main Campus

Staff Reporter
September 14, 2012
Filed under News

A Wichita State student was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday evening near the WSU main campus. The incident occurred shortly after 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of N. Holyoke one block south of the campus, according to WSU police reports. Four suspects accosted a 35-year-old student. One of which was armed w...

Freshmen Five encourages healthy lifestyle

Freshmen Five encourages healthy lifestyle

Staff Reporter
September 13, 2012
Filed under Campus

Nicki Bartel made a promise to herself this summer that she was going to make a change. She was going to start eating healthy and respect what is best for her body. However, as she entered the cafeteria on her first day of college she realized this promise was going to be hard to keep. So, when she recei...

Harry Potter Alliance brings magic to Wichita State

Harry Potter Alliance brings magic to Wichita State

Staff Reporter
September 12, 2012
Filed under Campus

Grab your wand and broom because Wichita State might just be the next Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, or at least more similar than it is now. OK, so maybe brooms won’t be the preferred method of transportation any time soon—though you have to admit it would do wonders for the parking s...

Student Government plans to add 16 comment boxes to gather student input

Staff Reporter
September 12, 2012
Filed under Student Government Association

Since spring 2012, the Student Government Association has employed the use of 11 suggestion boxes around campus to get a feel for what students want and need from their elected officials. Soon, SGA will add 16 more boxes to help new and existing students make their voices heard about important issues ...