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Dream On: Bardo’s career comes full circle as he takes over WSU’s presidency

Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2012

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Valerie Davis remembers when she first met John Bardo as a teenager.  “He was the guy with the long hair and the beard coming over to take my sister out. And the pink pants,” Davis said. “I’m sure it was quite a shoc...

News Brief: South campus seeks motivated student

Staff Reporter

July 11, 2012

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Most students see college as a place to acquire knowledge useful for their careers.   The Wichita State University South Campus in Derby wants to offer a student the opportunity to gain some real career skills—teamwork, publ...

News Brief: Updated look coming to Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Staff Reporter

July 11, 2012

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The Sigma Alpha Epsilon house will soon look different. The members of the men’s fraternity have decided to give their house a makeover. SAE President Tyler Nepote knew it was time for a change. “Our old deck had seen better days and it was in ...

WSU alumna pushes herself to keep on climbing

Staff Reporter

July 11, 2012

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For one woman, taking part in the Tenzing Hilary Everest Marathon meant running in her first marathon and taking a break from being a working single mother to be closer to the mountain. Most people do not participate in their first...

Pageantry a family affair for Miss Kansas contestant

Editor-in-Chief

June 27, 2012

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Five-year-old Audrey Lamar found herself in a place she never had before — performing on stage in front of complete strangers. An outgoing child by nature, one that enjoyed dancing on the kitchen table in front of her famil...

Psychology of Women breaks down stereotypes, teaches empathy

Staff Reporter

June 27, 2012

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Angie Hardage-Bundy would like to change the way Wichita State students think about gender differences. She has taught Psychology of Women for the past three years and is earning a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. “...

Upward Bound prepares high school students for college life

Staff Reporter

June 20, 2012

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Marcus Muñoz is learning that college life is tough while he is still a sophomore in high school. “The hardest thing has been waking up early because every day when we wake up, we go to the Heskett Center; we do yoga, boot ca...

WSU Students travel to Asia to explore and learn more about their degrees

Staff Reporter

June 16, 2012

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Senior Mimosa Nguyen, an electrical engineering major, will be traveling to China to take an engineering course this summer all because one day she saw a poster with the information to study abroad in the hallway. “I saw a ...

Access Denied

Staff Reporter

June 13, 2012

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The fences around the Rhatigan Student Center make getting from one part of the Wichita State campus to another difficult. You’ll get used to it before the two-and-a-half year renovation project is completed in 2014. The $26 milli...