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Shocker survival kit

Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Every student thinks they know what they’ll need for college: clothes, bedding, toiletries, a shower curtain, etc.However much you think you know, there is always something you realized you needed after it’s too late.To h...

Planning to park? Plan to walk

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Thoi McNair compares the parking situation on campus to a vulture attack.“Vultures. Coming to class, or coming to school, it’s like a vulture attack,” McNair said. “Everyone is just trying to get a parking space. You sn...

Starstruck: Be a Shocker, not a stalker

Sports Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

There is no “us and them.”  The men’s basketball players are just like any other student, except with more national attention. The Wichita State men’s basketball team has been featured in numerous media sources across the nat...

Enjoying athletics brings Shocker pride

Sports Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

It was hard at first to adjust to not having a football team on campus after coming from a school with football. Many students choose to enroll at a particular university for its athletic atmosphere and teams’ success.Athlet...

No stress, keep the sex, read the signs

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

College life can easily overwhelm students. Students, new and old, may find themselves caught up in various extracurricular activities or buried in large heaps of academic papers.Often, health is put on the back burner and symp...

“Students Come First” at SGA

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

A previous version of this article misspelled SGA Vice President Brianna Kitchings's name. The Sunflower regrets the error.“Students Come First” is at the core of the Student Government Association’s  attitude at Wichita State.As the...

Liberal Arts does more than you think

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

A Wichita State student came to academic adviser Bob Rozzelle a few years ago.She didn’t know how to apply her varied interests to a career. Her interests were in biology and art, Rozzelle said.“She couldn’t see how to p...

Dealing with homesickness

Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

When I first went off to college, I went down to Oklahoma City. It was one of the happiest moments of my life. I was finally free from the ever-watchful eyes of my parents and could do what I wanted, when I wanted.A few weeks pa...

Deciding on a major isn’t so bad

Column by Teresa Tran

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Warning: this article is meant only for students who are currently or soon-to-be undecided about their majors. Which is basically everyone.Not sure what area of study you want to devote the next four years to? Here’s a few descriptions of common ...