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Angelique Banh is of the two winners for the women’s innovation award. Banh is a graduate student in business administration.

Wichita State student on path to create a sustainable clothing business

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor March 8, 2021

Women’s Innovation Award winner Angelique Banh said that the secret to her success was taking advantage of multiple different opportunities college has provided her. “I think it just starts...

A fulfilling, rewarding career may be at your fingertips if you know how to network. (NAPS)

Virtual career fair creates conveniency for students and employers

Emmie Boese, Reporter March 7, 2021

Career fairs are an opportunity for college students to connect with future employers and even land a job in the future. This year, Wichita State University held the Cooperative Education and Internship...

Ran'D Shine virtually preformed his magic for WSU students.

Ran-D Shine: Magician performs impossible tricks through a webcam

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor March 7, 2021

The Student Activities Council hosted a virtual livestream on Friday, March 5, with the host Ran’d Shine, a world-renowned magician who has performed at colleges as well as at the 44th Presidential Inauguration...

Governor Laura Kelly to give keynote address at Diverse Women’s Summit

Governor Laura Kelly to give keynote address at Diverse Women’s Summit

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief March 5, 2021

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at Wichita State’s annual Diverse Women’s Summit on International Women’s Day. The theme is “Women and Leadership in the time...

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Business Internship and Career Fair helps students prepare for the future

Rachel Lyons, Reporter March 3, 2021

‘Tis the season to start thinking about finding a job or an internship this summer after graduation. Prior to COVID-19, this task was already daunting and now it can be even more daunting with the restrictions...

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Student takes ‘big leap’ into filmmaking

Tabitha Barr, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 1, 2021

Lights, camera, action! Media arts students at Wichita State University create concepts and make them into a reality. Ciara Duarte is a senior majoring in media arts with a concentration in filmmaking....

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‘Ned’s Declassified’: College edition

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor February 25, 2021

Being a college student doesn’t come with a handbook; Students can find themselves with lots of problems and no one to turn to. In “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide”, a Nickelodeon show...

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Wichita State students find relaxation with fluffy friends

Tabitha Barr, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 21, 2021

They’re soft, they’re squishy, they’re trending all over social media. Squishmallows are plush stuffed toys that Children and college students alike are often seen snuggling up next to one, especially...

‘Whatever Happened to ‘Black Capitalism’: keynote speaker examines the past to find solutions for the present

‘Whatever Happened to ‘Black Capitalism’: keynote speaker examines the past to find solutions for the present

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor February 21, 2021

On Thursday, Feb. 18, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held a virtual stream for Black history month, with keynote speaker Dr. Robert E Weems Jr. who discussed the history of Black capitalism and...

“iCarly” catches the “i” of college students following Netflix debut

Wyman Wheeler, Reporter February 20, 2021

The life of a college student is hectic. Between juggling classes and part-time jobs, many students struggle to take time for themselves. When they are finally able to relax, they often spend it scrolling...

Professor Ed Baker teaches a class in Wilner Auditorium at Wichita State.

Performing arts professor focuses on changing the world one class at a time

Tabitha Barr, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 17, 2021

Change is inevitable. It always has been and will be. Most people resist change, but some embrace it. Ed Baker, Wichita State University’s Associate Professor and Technical Director of School of Performing...

REVIEW: Taylor Swift’s nostalgic re-recorded ‘Love Story’ shows maturity and growth

REVIEW: Taylor Swift’s nostalgic re-recorded ‘Love Story’ shows maturity and growth

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 13, 2021

Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE Taylor Swift. I remember twelve-year-old me dancing in my kitchen to “Love Story”, dreaming about the day that prince charming would break all barriers and sweep...

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