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Wichita State's independent, student-run news source

The Sunflower

Ablah Library. (File photo)
$1000 research award given out to students by Ablah Library
Maleah Evans, Reporter • May 21, 2024

A new yearly $1000 award has been established by Wichita State’s Ablah Library for students who utilized any of the library’s resources for research...

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Wichita State University President Richard Muma addresses the Kansas Board of Regents during its meeting on Wednesday, May 15. Muma requested a 3.9% increase in tuiton and a 5.64% increase in student fees.
WSU to increase tuition to combat inflation, predicted decrease in enrollment
Allison Campbell, Editor in Chief • May 20, 2024

Wichita State University President Richard Muma proposed a 3.9% increase in tuition to the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) during its meeting earlier this...

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Photo courtesy of Esau Freeman
‘If you like freedom’: Wichita State alum and former employee runs for Congress
Ainsley Smyth, Reporter • May 18, 2024

With tattoos from his knuckles to his neck, Esau Freeman doesn’t look like your typical politician, although he may dress the part. Freeman is running...

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University police vehicles parked outside of the campus police department.  (File photo)
Fighting at Koch Arena garners police presence
Allison Campbell, Editor in Chief • May 17, 2024

One person has reportedly suffered a minor injury after fighting broke out outside of Charles Koch Arena during the Wichita Heights High School graduation...

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Brady Palen, a junior high jumper, attempts to clear the high jump bar at the Herm Wilson
Invitational. Palen won the event, jumping seven feet, one-half inch, three inches off his
career high.
Wichita State finishes fourth in outdoor AAC Championships
Jacob Unruh, Reporter • May 14, 2024
Dayvin Johnson hits a fly ball during a Shocker baseball game in April.
Baseball rolls past Charlotte in sweep
Jacob Unruh, Assistant Sports Editor • May 14, 2024
(Photo Courtesy of Wichita State Athletics)
Corey Washington transfers to Wichita State basketball
Jacob Unruh, Assistant Sports Editor • May 14, 2024
Taylor Spinelli rows with her teammates in the Plains Regional Regatta on April 23 at Boats and Bikes on River Vista.
Shocker Rowing takes gold in seven events at Plains Regional Regatta
Jacinda Hall, Podcast Editor • May 12, 2024
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