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Pageantry a family affair for Miss Kansas contestant

Editor-in-Chief

June 27, 2012

Filed under Campus

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...

Changes lead to better experience for freshmen during orientation

Staff Reporter

June 13, 2012

Filed under Campus

Most Wichita State students are familiar with freshman orientation. It is the day that all freshmen are required to go and learn about the new school they will soon attend. Perhaps what students don’t know is that the freshman...

Sandlin hopes to improve student retention, success

Staff Reporter

June 6, 2012

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Kim Sandlin wants more students to feel at home at Wichita State for a longer time. Currently, she is assistant director of admissions, but her new job as assistant director of student success starts next week. “I’ve always had an...

Summer choir adds soul to WSU campus

Staff Reporter

June 6, 2012

Filed under Campus

The Wichita State summer choir will be adding a little soul to its repertoire with this year’s theme, “Folk Songs and Spirituals.” Rehearsals started Monday. The class does not count for credit and is open to anyone who wants t...