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Letter to the Editor: National French Week

Gail Burkett, Fairmount Lecturer in French

November 6, 2013

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This week, Nov. 5-11, we celebrate National French Week.People often ask me “Why should Americans learn French?” I am Kansas-born and bred, living in Wichita most of my life. I come from a working-class family and my parents w...

Letter to the editor: Welcome international students

August 21, 2013

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Welcome, or welcome back, to Wichita State University. You have come here to learn the American way of doing things. So try to mix with students from other countries – particularly from America. If you stay within the group...

Students Unite presidential candidate apologizes for mishap

Darren Beckham

April 24, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Fellow students,  An event took place on campus called Project Run-A-Way, organized by the Contemporary Arts Society, and was funded in part by SGA. Our party was originally invited to speak at the event, and our presidential...

iEngage lunch program to help students give the university feedback

By Veronica Hill

February 18, 2013

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If you’re reading this, I bet you’ve got an opinion about something on this campus.  Instead of tweeting about what you don’t like, why don’t you tell someone who can do something about it? Christine Schneikart-Luebbe, ...

A call to action for SGA: less debate and more results

By Grant Rains

February 13, 2013

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As a student at Wichita State I take pride in our campus. I enjoy being a part of a unique student body that incorporates a blended culture comprised of various outside elements. I have seen various student governments preach pos...

Climate change a focus for SGA

Casey Donnell

November 19, 2012

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The passage of Resolution 005, “Recognition of the Anthropogenic Nature of Global Climate Change” represented an important first for Wichita State University’s student body on climate change. There is consensus that the wo...

Campus artwork a nuisance or an experience? Depends on the critiquer

Letter to the Editor by Cale Shivers

September 26, 2012

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The column about the campus sculpture collection caught my interest. The author expressed frustration for the sculptures around campus. I always thought that Wichita was blessed to have all of these works; others find them to...

Lack of interest in SGA elections needs to be fixed

by Rick Buckle

May 22, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Another year has come and gone, and another Student Government Association election has been largely ignored. With $10.8 million to distribute, the election sounds fairly important— and it is. Each vote was equivalent to $12,245. ...