The Sunflower

Sandlin hopes to improve student retention, success

June 6, 2012

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...

Friendship and support at the heart of the Special Olympics

June 6, 2012

The Special Olympics is about more than competition. “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” The creed spoken by the athletes of the Special Olympics rang out through Cessna...

Summer choir adds soul to WSU campus

June 6, 2012

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...

Recruits make pledges to WSU fraternities

Matt Lawrence and Shelby Grosch sign their bid cards to join Sigma Alpha Epsilon. 
June 6, 2012

Incoming freshmen have many things on their minds before even stepping on Wichita State soil. Although school supplies and books may be high on their priority list, the WSU Greek community has added another...

Ulrich director leaves WSU for Wichita Art Museum

Ulrich Director Patricia McDonnell
May 29, 2012

Wichita State Ulrich Museum Director Patricia McDonnell is leaving campus, but she's not going far. She recently accepted the executive director position with the Wichita Art Museum (WAM). McDonnell begins...

SGA chooses next treasurer

May 22, 2012

The Student Government Association went long into the night debating a finance bill for students asking for funding for SGA for trips abroad to academic conferences while quick work was made for the recent...

Second try nets big rewards for business plan winners

Zack Steffen and Aaron Young are the winners of the 2012 Business Plan Competition for their idea on Stingray Speaker System.
May 22, 2012

Stingray Speaker System was the name for success at the Wichita State Center for Entrepreneurship’s sixth annual Shocker Business Plan Competition. Aaron Young and Zack Steffen designed a plan for the...

Summer food fixes to beat the Kansas heat

May 22, 2012

Summer is a time to let down your hair, go barefoot and wear no shirt. However, health can be a problem with all this care-free nonsense and I want to keep you in check. Hit those farmers markets or local...

RSC Renovations Bittersweet

Students wrote their goodbyes to the RSC on the wall.
May 22, 2012

As the Rhatigan Student Center renovations become more present, the RSC-U-Later celebration hosted by the RSC allowed students to say goodbye Wednesday morning. Activities were held at various locations...

‘Fondle, Please’ encourages audiences to touch art

May 3, 2012

Most artists don't want people to touch their art. Gallery attendants repeatedly tell visitors not to. However, attendees at “Fondle, Please" last Friday at Diver Studio were encouraged to touch and...

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