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No politics to it

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A shutter click on Shocker history

Kevin Brown

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

It is one thing being able to experience college from the perspective of a student.But, it is a completely different perspective to have the opportunity to see college through a telephoto lens.My time at Wichita State has bee...

Headline goes here: One final farewell

Shelby Reynolds

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

If there’s anything I’ve learned from my time at Wichita State, it is about commitment.In fact, I have nightmares about printing “headline goes here.”I’ve worn many hats during my four years as a Shocker, but with all o...

Reelin’ in the years

John Smith

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

As I sit down to right this farewell close to midnight on a Tuesday, I think it’s best if I choose not to reflect on this semester. It’s been rough, to say the least. Balancing a full-time job with school is not for the easily...

Time to right some wrongs

Alex Perry

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

For almost three years now, my various editors have seen fit to give me an opportunity to give my opinions about a movie every week. That was indisputably a terrible idea, but I kept doing it and they kept giving me money to do...

Started from the bottom now we’re here

Joshua Duncan

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

Graduation brings on a sudden feeling that the road you’ve been traveling on becomes that metaphorical fork in the road. It begins with joy, the exhale of stress, knowing that this particular road is over. Followed by a “WTF...

Moving on: Facing the world all on my own again

Sean Jones

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

I knew graduation would be a roller coaster of emotions for me, but I didn’t expect it to be this tough.Friends are moving out of state and I’m once again about to face the world on my own. But even though all of this is ...

From the tennis court to the workplace

C. Conner Clapham

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams can boast their recent success this season. Each having won their respective Missouri Valley Conference championships, both are set to play in the NCAA tournament. This success is la...

Adult student has fiery perseverance

Andrew Linnabary

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

Marcus Petty has spent more than a decade working to earn a college degree.Looking back on an apartment fire and changing schools, majors and jobs, Petty said his biggest obstacle has been himself. “A lot of it is self-infli...

Education major lands dream job in Goddard

Chance Swaim

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

Senior Connor Christensen has a lot to brag about. But if you talk to Christensen, an elementary education major graduating this spring, he’ll leave out some pretty significant details.He won’t tell you he was nominated b...

Senior decorates to celebrate farewell

Jessica Green

May 5, 2016

Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Editions

Senior Kimberly Cummings browsed Pinterest for ideas of how to decorate her graduation cap.Flowers? Maybe.Glitter? No.Rhinestones? Sure, why not?Stick-on letters? Perfect.So, she began designing her cap and came up with a design full of flow...