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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...

Power outage reported on campus

Power outage reported on campus

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 15, 2021

A power outage has been reported in the neighborhood north of the university this morning and is affecting buildings on campus, including Shocker Hall. It is unclear what caused it. “We don’t know...

The parking garage located just south of the Rhatigan Student Center will transition to pay-by-hour parking May 13.

Students raise frustrations surrounding WSU’s parking policy during the pandemic

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 14, 2021

Heading into the third week of the semester, students are finally transitioned into their semester routine. But along with class fees, textbooks, and tuition to pay for, students also have to remember...

SGA Chief of Staff Kathlynn Short gave an update on Higher Education Day 2021 during the senate meeting Wednesday.

SGA chief of staff gives update on Higher Education Day 2021

Lindsay Smith, Editor in Chief February 11, 2021

Students will lobby together virtually during higher education day 2021, Student Government Association Chief of Staff Kathlynn Short said during the senate meeting Wednesday.  Higher education day...

Prince McJunkins prepares to pass during a game against Tulsa on Oct. 24, 1981.

‘He was before his time:’ Remembering Shocker legend Prince McJunkins

Sean Marty, Sports Editor February 10, 2021

Former Wichita State football legend Prince McJunkins died in a Tulsa hospital on Tuesday after contracting COVID-19. McJunkins was 60 years old. To many, the news of McJunkins came as a surprise to...

10th Annual Art That Touches Your Heart Exhibit featured at Cadman

10th Annual Art That Touches Your Heart Exhibit featured at Cadman

Wyman Wheeler, Reporter February 9, 2021

The Cadman Art Gallery has unveiled the 10th Annual “Art That Touches Your Heart” exhibit. The exhibit was made possible due to the efforts of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Art That Touches...

Assistant Music Professor Phillip Black plays tuba at the performance held inside Weidemann Recital Hall Sunday.

Assistant music professor performs solo and collaborative works

Emmie Boese, Reporter February 9, 2021

The College of Fine Arts presented a performance from their Faculty Art Series on Sunday, Feb. 7 at Wiedemann Recital Hall. The main performer was Assistant Professor of Tuba, Phillip C. Black who played...

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