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Chance Swaim
Chance Swaim is the Editor in Chief of The Sunflower. Swaim is a second-year graduate student in the English Department working on his Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Wichita State University. Swaim is from Wichita, Kansas. After graduation, Swaim plans to continue his journalism career, write novels and stories, and pursue a career in higher education.

Chance Swaim, Editor in Chief

Apr 24, 2017
Christine Schneikart-Luebbe honored — questions remain (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Best of Wichita: Saul gravy at Doo-Dah Diner (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Linnabary accepts SGA nomination, no longer with The Sunflower (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Female allegedly sexually assaulted by 2 males on WSU campus (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Two killed, two hurt in Oklahoma crash (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
SGA Debates: A disappoinment (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
Azad reinstated as student body vice president, suspension lifted (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
WATC affiliation document presented to faculty senate (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
The Revolving Door (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
How Student Senate voted on the YMCA fees increase (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
WSU Supreme Court decision reveals SGA election tickets (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
SGA no-confidence vote count (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Faculty Senate letter confirmed, sent to President Bardo (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
SGA passes vote of no confidence in President Bardo (Story)
Mar 14, 2017
Students stage sit-in protest at President Bardo’s office (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Director of Campus Recreation Eric Maki resigns (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Tourney coming to Wichita next year (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
The Shockers’ place in the history of the bracket phenomenon (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Experiential Engineering Building floor cracking, GoCreate set to open (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Wallace Hall closes after mercury spill (Story)
Feb 25, 2017
Regents report recommends president’s executive team disclose conflicts of interest (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
County official: Innovation Campus building plan breaks law (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
New landlords: Who runs The Flats at WSU (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Nathan Davis memorial service to be held Sunday (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Breaking the Silence (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
‘Chuck D.’ (Story)
Jan 29, 2017
WSU staff plans ‘Refugee Solidarity gathering’ at airport Sunday (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Swaim: Monkeys aren’t pets (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
‘Hate crime’ artist steps out of the shadows at SGA meeting (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
How Brownback’s higher education budgets affect Wichita State (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
As funding deadline approaches, a look at last year’s cuts (Story)
Jan 19, 2017
Quick and Dirty Guide to Innovation Campus (Story)
Jan 10, 2017
Brownback issues challenge to Kansas universities (Story)
Dec 10, 2016
Wichita State more transparent than KU, K-State on sexual assault investigation records — but still unclear (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Koch influence questioned at Faculty Senate, will be revisited (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
‘Nothing is sacred’: Town Hall meeting addresses 6 percent cuts (Story)
Nov 18, 2016
Donald Trump selects Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA Director (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
Braced for injury: Athletic trainers stay on their toes to prevent, treat basketball injuries (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Rescue dog trains to rescue stressed veterans (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Scariest movies of the last five years (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
Student leaders plead for help from regents president (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
WuShock battered (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
Foaming over (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
Bat spotted on side of campus building (Story/Photo)
Sep 23, 2016
Trump’s secret weapon (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Cody Herrin, American hero (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
‘Floated_Couture’ (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Title IX reaches out to students (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Amid budget cuts, administrators’ salaries swell (Story)
Jun 07, 2016
Bardo signs off on Law Enforcement Training Center (Story)
Jun 07, 2016
Amid budget cuts, administrators’ salaries swell (Story)
May 05, 2016
Education major lands dream job in Goddard (Story)
May 05, 2016
Budget woes: State budget lifts cap on tuition (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Wichita school district to close early, will impact one WSU education major (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
Parking closure eliminates 240 free parking spaces (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Food festival draws diverse crowd (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
ISU hopes to raise awareness, funds with food from around world (Story)
Apr 04, 2016
Candidates voice platforms in debate, question format (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Title IX forum first step in campaign; coordinator calls it ‘mission-critical’ (Story)
Mar 22, 2016
New York City is not a place (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
Noted speaker on college hook-up culture to lead discussion Friday (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
Monk-Morgan to discuss being the ‘only one in the room’ Monday (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
WATC merger to pose obstacles, benefits for both sides (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
WSU South Campus recognized for support of breastfeeding moms (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
WSU celebrates 50 years since Ginsberg’s visit to Wichita (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
Anti-racist speaker Tim Wise fills the Metroplex (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Student Health Services to offer free STI testing (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
Faculty Senate talks raises, guns (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
UPD asks for extra vigilance in response to stolen car (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
WSU alumnus recognized in reputable graphic design book (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
New campus resources seek to lift mental health stigma (Story)
Feb 07, 2016
Ending the ban: Students, faculty weigh in on issue of concealed handguns at Kansas universities (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
WSU study: Food sales tax hurting Kansas (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Student housing questioned in survey (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
King’s influence remains strong in Wichita (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
Defendants in killing of WSU student enter pleas (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
Wichita State celebrates the life of Letitia Davis (Story)
Nov 20, 2015
Westboro Baptist Church exits protest early, virtually ignored by Wichita State (Story)
Nov 19, 2015
Foot-patrol officers working to change perception of police (Story)
Nov 12, 2015
One year later: Remembering the Fairmount Park attack (Story)
Nov 05, 2015
Active shooter training provides options for potential situations (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
Suspect charged with murder in student’s death (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
Supporters of bidet installation continue discussion despite controversy (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Lights around Wichita State upgraded to improve safety (Story)
Oct 01, 2015
After recent bike thefts, WSU reminds cyclists to use proper locks (Story)
Sep 24, 2015
Petition for Muslim handheld bidets clogged by questions (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Campus Safety Walk raises student awareness (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
InterFest attracts hungry crowds despite wind (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
500 students petition for inclusion of Muslim showers (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
UPD gives tips on how to stay safe (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
Police: Arrive early, leave early in Old Town (Story)
Sep 08, 2015
Recent on-campus robbery prompts change (Story)
Sep 03, 2015
WSU professor informs decision on Wichita’s next police chief (Story)
Sep 03, 2015
University Police reminds students of its patrols, services (Story)
Aug 26, 2015
Second robbery attempt reported after crime alert Monday (Story)