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The Student Government Association voted to transfer $507.2k from Student Health Services to the RSC debt service during their meeting Wednesday.

SGA transfers $507.2k from Student Health Services to RSC Debt Service

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

The Student Government Association passed a bill that transfers $507,284 from Student Health Services to the Rhatigan Student Center Debt Service during their meeting Wednesday. The money was initially...

WSU Weekly Briefing featured Barton School business dean Larisa Genin. The briefing was held on Thursday, Sept 26 2019 in the Marcus Welcome Center.

Barton School of Business ranked high in online programs

Emmie Boese, Reporter February 24, 2021

Wichita State’s W. Frank Barton School of Business was ranked No. 7 for Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs by U.S. News and World Report. The online majors included in this program are general...

Sarah Nickel, Assistant Professor in the Medical Laboratory Sciences at Wichita State University, speaks about the new Molecular Diagnostics Lab on Monday inside the John Bardo Center.

WSU’s Molecular Diagnostic Lab finds success in partnerships with the community

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 22, 2021

Universities across the country have taken a part in the United State’s COVID response, and Wichita State was no different. In October, the university celebrated the opening of the Molecular Diagnostic...

Illustration by Kaylee Stout / The Sunflower

Wichita State students find relaxation with fluffy friends

Tabitha Barr, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 21, 2021

They’re soft, they’re squishy, they’re trending all over social media. Squishmallows are plush stuffed toys that Children and college students alike are often seen snuggling up next to one, especially...

Freddy Simon and his son, Randy, at the soft-opening of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers at Wichita State. The location is in the Rhatigan Student Center.

Freddy’s offers free scoop of frozen custard to honor founders birthday

Elena Kuckelman, Reporter February 21, 2021

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is passing out free scoops of custard this week to celebrate its founder's birthday. These scoops will be given out on Feb. 22-24 to honor the birthday of...

‘Whatever Happened to ‘Black Capitalism’: keynote speaker examines the past to find solutions for the present

‘Whatever Happened to ‘Black Capitalism’: keynote speaker examines the past to find solutions for the present

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor February 21, 2021

On Thursday, Feb. 18, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held a virtual stream for Black history month, with keynote speaker Dr. Robert E Weems Jr. who discussed the history of Black capitalism and...

WSU professor champions legislation ensuring Kansas hospitals have qualified interpreters

WSU professor champions legislation ensuring Kansas hospitals have qualified interpreters

Matthew Kelly, Wichita Journalism Collaborative February 20, 2021

When Veronica Mireles’ son complained he was in severe abdominal pain, she rushed him to a Wichita emergency room. No interpreter was provided for the Spanish-speaking family, and the teenager was told...

The outside of the Student Wellness Center, located in the same building as the Steve Clark YMCA. WSU health officials discussed ongoing changes to the Student Wellness Center's operations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Student Health Services taking steps to be a COVID-19 vaccine distribution site

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor February 20, 2021

Wichita State’s Student Health Services has taken active steps to be a COVID-19 vaccine distribution sight in the near future, Director Camille Childers said. The center has applied and is waiting to...

Parking tickets issued during first week of school voided

Parking tickets issued during first week of school voided

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 19, 2021

All parking tickets issued during the first week of the spring semester have been voided, Student Government Association Vice President Mackenzie Haas said during Wednesday’s student senate meeting. Students...

The Kansas Board of Regents authorized Wichita State's request to renovate Clinton Hall into a Student Success Center during their Wednesday meeting.

KBOR authorizes WSU’s request to renovate Clinton Hall, take five buildings ‘offline’

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 17, 2021

The Kansas Board of Regents approved Wichita State’s request to remodel Clinton Hall into a student success center during their Wednesday meeting. The estimated cost of construction and other fees is...

Health professionals administer a COVID-19 test in Wichita

WSU offering free COVID-19 testing at Metroplex starting today

Sean Marty, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

Wichita State is now offering free COVID-19 tests to the general public starting today at the Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex, according to a release sent out by the university. Those interested...

Pee for Pizza event provides free STI testing and sexual education for students

Pee for Pizza event provides free STI testing and sexual education for students

Julia Nightengale, Copy Editor February 17, 2021

The first Wednesday of every month Student Health Services holds their Pee for Pizza event.Students can call for an appointment and receive free testing for five different STIs, along with free sexual...

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