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Save up to three lives by giving up one hour

Save up to three lives by giving up one hour

Staff Reporter September 12, 2012

No one can predict when something tragic will happen. However, anyone can help the American Red Cross be prepared when it does. The American Blood Drive joins Wichita State University once more from 10...

Andrea Belsan, Junior majoring in elementary education teaches a class of second graders how to use money.

Build skills, gain connections with a Co-op education from Wichita State

Staff reporter September 12, 2012

Andrea Belsan has worked in two elementary schools with first- through sixth-grade students since her freshman year of high school, getting hands-on experience that will give her a “head start” when...

Panel talks God, science

Staff reporter September 10, 2012

The age-old question about whether or not God exists and how do you know or do not know as discussed at Wichita State last Thursday.  The WSU Atheists and Agnostics sponsored the “Does God Exist”...

Leadership retreat engages thinkers to look toward university’s future

Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2012

David Wright is concerned about the economy. He believes that because of Wichita State’s urban setting, a bad economy will hurt it more than it would a university like Kansas or Kansas State. On the...

There are growing concerns and interest about bedbugs that are inhabiting students apartments living at Wheatshocker.

Wheatshocker furniture policy sees less conflict, less bedbugs

Staff reporter September 10, 2012

The once-heated furniture issue at Wheatshocker Apartments has now fizzled out. “I think we just feel tired of conflict,” said Esther Cao, Wheatshocker resident. “Nothing helps, and the furniture...

Lambda Chi Alpha, the newest fraternity on the Wichita State campus, gains a new member.

Fraternity options grow with addition of Lambda Chi Alpha

Staff reporter September 10, 2012

Knowing he wanted to study at Wichita State and having heard his father tell him stories about his days in Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, freshman Daniel Joseph Pabst started letting WSU fraternities know...

China trip opens eyes of Barton group students

Staff reporter September 10, 2012

The Barton International Group at Wichita State recently took a trip to China, where it spent a week studying the Chinese market. According to juniors Blake Krier and Matt Slagle, who have served as BIG’s...

Leadership retreat to oil the works for WSU’s future

Staff Reporter September 5, 2012

There can be no more complaining, excuses or plans to overthrow the president for not listening to students and staff after today.  Wichita State President John Bardo is inviting everyone who wants to...

Freshmen Rekisha Pootoon and Tsunkit Man both read abou the history of the Olympic Oak Tree located in the southwest entrance of the Koch Arena whose roots come from the 1936 Berlin Olympic mother tree. More history can be found in the Special Collections exhibit in the basement of Ablah Library.

Campus tree has ties to Berlin Olympics

Staff Reporter Rachel Cooper September 5, 2012

Some may have taken note that an oak tree has been moved from the Rhatigan Student Center at Wichita State, due to the renovation, to the southwest corner of Charles Koch Arena. This tree is more than...

SGA leaders remind Senate of its responsibilities

Staff Reporter September 5, 2012

Student Government Association President Luis Carbajal and Vice President Olivia Sullivan didn’t mince words while dressing down SGA members. “This is just not working out right. If you guys don’t...

Back to Business Bash kicks off a new year for Barton students

Staff Reporter September 5, 2012

The Wichita State Barton School of Business hosts its Back to Business Bash today. The event is held to introduce new business students to the dean of the business school, Douglas Hensler. Students can...

Breakfast attracts many to Fairmount

Staff Reporter September 5, 2012

The smell of bacon and eggs wafted through the cafeteria of Fairmount Towers a little later, or earlier depending on how you look at it, than normal last Thursday night. Students from all over campus flocked...

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