The Sunflower

CSL and SAC merger underway

Staff Reporter June 14, 2012

With Rhatigan Student Center construction under way, administrators and students have begun moving to their temporary offices during the first phase of the renovation. Two offices that will not only be...

Access Denied

Staff Reporter June 13, 2012

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...

Changes lead to better experience for freshmen during orientation

Staff Reporter June 13, 2012

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...

Immersion journalism leads students into the heart of the Flint Hills

Ask anyone enrolled in the Flint Hills Media Project and they’ll tell you it’s the most engaging, exhausting and rewarding class offered by the Elliott School of Communication. The class has completed...

Getting to know the new SGA president

Staff Reporter June 13, 2012

Luis Carbajal starts his term as Student Government president today. In May 2013, Carbajal will graduate with degrees in Political Science, Economics, Strategic Communication and Spanish. However, Carbajal...

Summer choir adds soul to WSU campus

Staff Reporter 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...

Friendship and support at the heart of the Special Olympics

Staff Reporter 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...

Matt Lawrence and Shelby Grosch sign their bid cards to join Sigma Alpha Epsilon. 

Recruits make pledges to WSU fraternities

Staff Reporter 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...

A member of the Wichita Contemporary Dance Theater poses while on the group’s nine-day trip to Italy in May.

Italian Success: dancers experience a unique opportunity to perform in Italy

Staff Reporter June 6, 2012

Despite unanticipated events, the Wichita Contemporary Dance Theater’s nine-day trip to Italy was a success. On May 13, the company departed on its flights to Italy where the theater performed four times....

Not so fast: Football’s return to campus no done deal

Staff Reporter June 6, 2012

For the past couple of weeks there have been rumors that Wichita State football was back, including a report from a local news station that football had officially returned to campus.  Contrary to the...

Sandlin hopes to improve student retention, success

Staff Reporter 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...

Ulrich Director Patricia McDonnell

Ulrich director leaves WSU for Wichita Art Museum

Staff Reporter 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...

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