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Accounting major Tessie Arambula is the Student Government Associations treasurer for the 2012-2013 term. Although new to SGA, Arambula will bring accounting experience to the position.

New SGA treasurer hopes to put accounting experience to use

Stephanie Sanchez, Staff Reporter June 27, 2012

Tessie Arambula, a senior accounting major, is the next treasurer for the Student Government Association. Q:  How did you decide that this year was a good time to be part of SGA? A: I am...

Psychology of Women breaks down stereotypes, teaches empathy

Ellen Jones, Staff Reporter June 27, 2012

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...

Pageantry a family affair for Miss Kansas contestant

Austin Colbert, Editor-in-Chief June 27, 2012

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...

Upward Bound prepares high school students for college life

Upward Bound prepares high school students for college life

Stephanie Sanchez, Staff Reporter June 20, 2012

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...

William Murphy volunteering at the Lords Diner refilling drinks for the guests.

WuCrew brings students, faculty and staff together to volunteer across Wichita

Robert Hite, Staff Reporter June 20, 2012

Wichita State graduate student Hien Nguyen grew up in poverty in Vietnam. “My mom made 50 cents a day,” she said. “My mom sold produce and this was the reason I chose business.” She is...

Rhatigan Renewal to cause more parking headaches

Rhatigan Renewal to cause more parking headaches

Sam Janzen, Staff Reporter June 20, 2012

Students are struggling more than ever to find convenient parking at Wichita State. The lack of parking space has been a long-standing problem on campus, and the problem has increased. Now that...

Shirley Beggs interacts with a friendly face.

Beggses’ legacy two-of-a-kind

Austin Colbert, Editor-In-Chief June 20, 2012

Shirley Beggs has a hidden skill few know about. Well, unless you happened to be sitting near her at a Wichita State basketball game. “We have in Mrs. Beggs one of the best critiquers of officials...

SGA vice president finds summer job working social media for Obama campaign

SGA vice president finds summer job working social media for Obama campaign

Chandler Williams, Staff Reporter June 20, 2012

Social networking sites are a way to stay in touch with friends for most people. It’s a vital part of Wichita State senior Olivia Sullivan’s job. She is serving as a fellow for President...

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

Staff Reporter June 16, 2012

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...

Fire and theft at Woodgate apartments left WSU student homeless

Staff Reporter June 16, 2012

It was just after midnight when the fire started. Wichita State senior Muhammad Tahir was asleep. His roommate was on his way home. “I wasn’t very concerned when the fire was burning; it was like an...

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: Navigating campus a tricky task during RSC renovations

Access Denied: Navigating campus a tricky task during RSC renovations

Robert Hite, 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...

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