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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...

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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...

Peace in the pandemic: Professor fights stress with yoga

Peace in the pandemic: Professor fights stress with yoga

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor September 1, 2020

As a yoga professor, Lisa Callahan knows how important it is to relax.  “I feel for everyone that there is an unconscious stress that flows through all of us right now,” Callahan said. “I believe...

REVIEW: The Killers “Imploding the Mirage” is the hopeful album that the world needs

Wyman Wheeler, Music Critic August 29, 2020

As an individual who consumes entertainment to escape the harsh realities of the world, I admit that the COVID-19 pandemic has made it hard to be swept away by any forms of art. However, The Killer’s...

A Day of the Dead celebration at Nomar square in Wichita, Kansas. “Somos de Wichita” is an exhibit dedicated to highlighting the history of Wichita’s Latinx community.

“A community hidden in plain sight”: Exhibit hopes to acknowledge Latinx’s history and contributions to Wichita

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 29, 2020

José Enrique Navarro, Associate Professor of Spanish, and Jay M. Price, Professor and Chair of the Department of History, are co-curators of a digital exhibit that highlights the North end and the Latinx...

Two students from the College of Arts and Liberal Sciences collaborate on a game as part of the Clash of the Colleges' in-person event on Friday. A winner will be crowned in September, after virtual games wrap up.

LAS takes the lead after first day of an unusual Clash of the Colleges 

Lindsay Smith, News Editor August 22, 2020

Unlike years past, Clash of the Colleges wrapped up its in-person games on Friday without a winner.  The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is in the lead with 1,250 points after the event, but a...

Karen Galindo, arts and entertainment editor

From the A&E editor: It’s time to stop undervaluing our arts

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 18, 2020

Welcome new and returning Shockers! I’m Karen Galindo, this semester’s arts and entertainment editor at The Sunflower. I am looking forward to covering campus culture to the best of my ability. In...

Students from the College of Applied Studies celebrate their win at the Clash of the Colleges event on Aug. 23 at Cessna Stadium.

Mark your calendars for these events and important dates this fall

Karen Galindo, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 18, 2020

Aug. 21 Clash of the Colleges — 4 p.m. at Cessna Stadium Clash of the Colleges will take place this year, but only a limited amount of students will be allowed to attend. There will also be virtual...

The lunch buffet at Passage to India, 6100 E 21st St N #180. Columnist Kamilah Gumbs recommends the restaurant as one of her favorite food spots near Wichita State.

REVIEW: The best food and coffee spots at Wichita State or nearby

Kamilah Gumbs, Staff Columnist August 18, 2020

If there’s one recurring theme among most college students it’s that we’re always hungry. Sometimes we don’t have time, don’t live in the right dorms, or just do not know how to cook. Here are...

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