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No stress, keep the sex, read the signs

Staff Reporter

August 5

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

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

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...

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

Columnist

August 8

Filed under Survival Guide

I have good news for those that are concerned about the impending end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012: it isn’t going to happen. Of course, if that was your student loan re-payment strategy, I guess that news isn’t so good. For...

Separate colleges combine to create one outstanding university

Staff Reporter

August 8

Filed under Survival Guide

Wichita State is made up of many parts to create students’ success and its academic institution. The first step of that success comes from the six academic colleges.  They are the W. Frank Barton School of Business, The Co...

The key faces of Wichita State’s Student Government Association

Staff Reporter

August 8

Filed under Survival Guide

SGA President Luis Carbajal is a senior studying political science, economics, Spanish and strategic communication. Carbajal became an at-large senator when he transferred to WSU in 2010. Last year, he held the position of legislat...

GAME ON! A quick guide to varsity athletics at WSU

Sports Reporter

August 8

Filed under Survival Guide

Volleyball   After finishing its school record ninth straight 20-win season last year, the volleyball team fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to Kansas State. However, with 2011 being the fifth-straight season the S...

RSC construction brings temporary relocation, unified offices

Staff Reporter

August 8

Filed under Survival Guide

Michael Ybarra has been cutting hair in the Rhatigan Student Center lower level at Wichita State for 30 years. Now the owner of Lords & Ladys is operating from the second floor of the RSC due to the two years or longer renovation project...

How to get involved with a recognized student organization

Managing Editor

August 8

Filed under Survival Guide

As a commuter campus, some students may struggle to find their niche at Wichita State. This is why recognized student organizations play a vital role in campus life. With more than 100 RSOs at WSU, everyone is sure to find some...