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Wichita State's independent, student-run news source

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Wichita State's independent, student-run news source

The Sunflower

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...

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...

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...

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...

Immersion journalism leads students into the heart of the Flint Hills

Immersion journalism leads students into the heart of the Flint Hills

Madeline McCullough, Contributing Writer June 13, 2012

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

Getting to know the new SGA president

Chandler Williams, 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,...

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...

Changes lead to better experience for freshmen during orientation

Changes lead to better experience for freshmen during orientation

Stephanie Sanchez, 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...

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...

Sandlin hopes to improve student retention, success

Sandlin hopes to improve student retention, success

Robert Hite, 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...

Friendship and support at the heart of the Special Olympics

Friendship and support at the heart of the Special Olympics

Liz Simmons, 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...

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