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KVersity dance members practicing their latest dance at the Heskett center, Room 141, on Saturday.

Clubs and organizations on campus you may not have heard of: KVersity

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 28, 2020

K-pop has taken the world by storm. With BTS, BLACKPINK, and other famous K-pop groups collabing with western superstars such as Selena Gomez and Nicki Minaj, Korean pop music has become a prominent force...

The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts hosted their ninth installment of their “Perspectives on the Pandemic Part II” series on Wednesday, September 23. This latest edition brought to attention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the performing arts and its audiences.

College of Performing Arts discusses COVID-19 adaptations

Wyman Wheeler, Reporter September 28, 2020

The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts hosted their ninth installment of their “Perspectives on the Pandemic Part II” series on Wednesday, September 23 . This latest edition brought to attention the...

The Assistive Technology Solutions Student Organization during a meeting on Sept. 26. The organization gained Registered Student Organization status on Sept. 16.

New student organization aims to bring hope to the disabled community

Hannah Holliday, Reporter September 28, 2020

Assistive Technology Solutions is a student organization that builds prosthetics and other assistive devices to help people with disabilities perform daily tasks that they weren't able to before. They...

Junior Wambi Moenga is in her second year as the Resident Assistant at The Flats. Moenga majors in criminal justice and japanese.

Resident Assistants aim to face new challenges with positivity

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor September 20, 2020

While the Wichita community is trying to adjust to life in the pandemic, Wichita State Resident Assistants are trying to focus on the positive.  “I sometimes do feel disconnected, but I just have...

Barnes and Nobles is a great study spot because it's never crowded, it smells good, and it makes you feel like a smart bookworm.

Five study spots to get you (safely) out of your house

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 19, 2020

Finding a new study spot during this stressful time of COVID-19 is easier said than done. Since I cannot, for the life of everything academia-holy, concentrate at home, I venture out into the public to...

The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts hosted their ninth installment of their “Perspectives on the Pandemic Part II” series on Wednesday, September 23. This latest edition brought to attention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the performing arts and its audiences.

Performing Arts Student Council offering virtual masterclasses to high school theatre students

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 19, 2020

The Wichita State School of Performing Arts Student Council is offering virtual masterclasses to high school students.  Caroline Boesen and Emerson Ross are High School Outreach Co-Chairs for the council....

Sean “IZ316” Gates, a Wichita native, uses music to bring awareness to underprivileged communities and to spread his philosophies to those who need hope.

Wichita native makes moves in the Hip-Hop genre

Wyman Wheeler, Reporter September 19, 2020

In many ways, music is a universal language that allows people to see eye-to-eye in a way that speech does not allow. Local artist IZ316 uses his sense of humor and passion for hip-hop to inspire like-minded...

Courtesy of Matt Stamey

WSU photography instructor impacting students from over 1,000 miles away

Hannah Holliday, Reporter September 19, 2020

While instructors are having to change the way they teach due to COVID-19, some instructors are having to transition differently than others. This is the case for Matt Stamey, a new Wichita State instructor...

Screenshot of Kylie Jo's single,

WSU alumna displays her views and voice in new single

Wyman Wheeler, Reporter September 10, 2020

There’s a new sound being heard here in Wichita and it's coming from Kylie Jo Smith, professionally known as Kylie Jo. Jo has delivered a new single that has reached the charts of Apple Music. Her new...

Devin Carter talks to a guest during the reception of his photography exhibit. The event was held in the RSC on Sept 4.

‘You are more than enough’: WSU student hopes to normalize mental health conversations through photography exhibit

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 9, 2020

Devin Carter, a junior majoring in studio art with an emphasis in photo media, grew up in rural northwest Kansas where the closest Walmart was 45 minutes away. One day, out of mere boredom and a bit of...

Minh Nguyen found the inspriration in

ShiftSpace hosts ‘Roll With It’ event

Karen Galindo and Khanh Nguyen September 5, 2020

WSU Shiftspace hosted the “Roll With It” exhibit on Friday. The competition was open to Wichita State students, alumni, and community artists. Participants were provided with a skate deck to...

Sunflower Soundtrack: Fall 2020 sounds

Sunflower Soundtrack: Fall 2020 sounds

The Sunflower staff compiled a list of singles, albums, and podcasts to brighten up this unusual and frustrating semester of hybrid classes.

Karen's Picks “After Hours” album by The Weeknd I’ve never been much of a Weeknd fan, but I have been listening to this album non-stop since it’s release in March. My personal favorite...

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