The Sunflower

Apply to be Ad Manager of The Sunflower

Apply to be Ad Manager of The Sunflower

Nicole Byrne, Digital Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Sunflower is seeking applicants for the position of Ad Manager for the 2018-19 school year. Applicants must provide: Application form (link below) Letter of interest Résumé Five ideas for generating revenue for The Sunflower WSU transcript (unofficial is accepted) Two letter of r...

Apply to be Editor-in-Chief of The Sunflower

Apply to be Editor-in-Chief of The Sunflower

Nicole Byrne, Digital Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Sunflower is seeking applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the 2018-19 school year. Applicants must provide: Application form (link below) Letter of interest Résumé Three clips/work samples WSU transcript (unofficial is accepted) Two letter of recommendation (...

Hungate calls Faculty Senate support for The Sunflower ‘really not the faculty’s place’

Hungate calls Faculty Senate support for The Sunflower ‘really not the faculty’s place’

Chance Swaim, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government Association

Faculty Senate passed a resolution urging WSU President John Bardo to restore The Sunflower’s funding after “concerns that the proposed budget cut is intimidation of free student press.” SGA President Paige Hungate, who along with her cabinet voted to slash The Sunflower’s budget, made it clear her stanc...

WSU app turns phone into personal safety device

WSU app turns phone into personal safety device

Robert Hite, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The idea of “see something, say something” just got a little more convenient at Wichita State. Through the Rave Mobile Safety app that WSU uses to inform students, faculty and staff about tornadoes and other pertinent information, anyone with a mobile telephone can submit audio, photographs, and...

‘Revival’ is the only ticket for upcoming SGA elections

‘Revival’ is the only ticket for upcoming SGA elections

Daniel Caudill, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government Association

Student Government Senators Kenon Brinkley and Shelby Rowell announced Wednesday their candidacy for the 2018 SGA General Election. Their campaign ticket — titled “Revival” — is the only one filed for the upcoming elections. As the leaders of Revival, Brinkley is running for the position of...

SGA proposes changes to student fees committee

SGA proposes changes to student fees committee

Ray Strunk, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government Association

The Wichita State Student Government Association Executive Cabinet proposed an amendment to the student senate Wednesday that would change the makeup and deliberation process of the Student Fees Committee. If the amendment passes a vote from the student senate March 28, Vice President of Student Affa...

Hungate expects Bardo to sign SGA fees recommendation

Hungate expects Bardo to sign SGA fees recommendation

Chance Swaim, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government Association

SGA President Paige Hungate said she expects WSU President John Bardo to sign whatever student fees recommendation student government gives him. While addressing Faculty Senate about proposed cuts to The Sunflower’s funding Monday, Hungate said she expects Bardo to sign the budget passed by the...

Professor writes letter to Bardo about safety concerns after death of staff member hit by car

Professor writes letter to Bardo about safety concerns after death of staff member hit by car

Jenna Farhat, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Wichita State professor Kirsten Johnson sent a letter to WSU President John Bardo expressing safety concerns following an incident where a WSU staff member was hit by a car at a crosswalk last week. Kathy Hull died Monday morning as a result of her injuries. Johnson is a graphic design professor in...

WSU Faculty Senate votes to support The Sunflower, opposes intimidation and funding cuts

WSU Faculty Senate votes to support The Sunflower, opposes intimidation and funding cuts

Jenna Farhat, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

The Wichita State Faculty Senate voted unanimously to support The Sunflower and urge WSU President John Bardo to restore the newspaper’s funding. The Faculty Senate's resolution supporting The Sunflower calls the proposed cuts to the newspaper's funding “intimidation of free student press” and recognizes The Sunflower as “an invaluable resource of...

Staff member hit by car on WSU campus dies

Staff member hit by car on WSU campus dies

Jenna Farhat, Managing Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

A staff member who was hit by a car on Tuesday died this morning. Kathy Hull, visual resources coordinator in the Wichita State art school, went into cardiac arrest this morning as a result of complications from her injury, according to her son. Kirsten Johnson, a graphic design professor, announced...

Phi Delta Theta on probation, deferred suspension for hazing

Phi Delta Theta on probation, deferred suspension for hazing

Andrew Linnabary, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Phi Delta Theta fraternity has been placed on disciplinary probation and deferred suspension for hazing. That means the fraternity is “not in good conduct standing with the university” but is able to fully function unless it violates the Student Code of Conduct again. Phi Delta Theta was charged...

WSU Model UN brings home nine awards at Midwest conference

WSU Model UN brings home nine awards at Midwest conference

Daniel Caudill, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News

Wichita State’s Model United Nations received nine awards at the Midwest Model UN Conference in St. Louis. Throughout the four-day simulation of the real-world United Nations, regional colleges represented UN countries on committees in order to draft resolutions for global issues. Wichita State stud...