The Sunflower

It’s a college course, not online dating


June 20, 2012

Have you heard about It’s a “Consumer Reports” for college instructors.   Simply type your professor or school into the search box, click the button and you’ll have reviews and grades from people who have taken courses with that particular individual. Unfortunately, there ...

Maiming education to improve the economy

Maiming education to improve the economy


June 15, 2012

On the final day of May, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, boldly approved a radical state budget that the House and Senate passed. This followed an even more radical tax cut bill that he signed three weeks ago that will cut income taxes among individuals and businesses by $3.7 billion dollars o...

Make the most out of Father’s Day


June 14, 2012

Sunday is Father’s Day and you’re probably starting to scramble for that new tool set that’s on sale for this week only. You might be considering a gift card with Homer Simpson on it. Maybe you’re like me and find it difficult to shop for dad, as he’s a guy who has everything he needs. If he...

Why do all my classes have the same people in them?

by Staff Reporter

June 6, 2012

I’ve just experienced another first day of class. While that is always exciting, I seem to find the same people in every class I take. The first of these is a woman known as “The Camper.” She has come to class not only prepared to take notes, but to provide a complete forensic transcript admissible...

Lack of interest in SGA elections needs to be fixed

by Rick Buckle

May 22, 2012

Another year has come and gone, and another Student Government Association election has been largely ignored. With $10.8 million to distribute, the election sounds fairly important— and it is. Each vote was equivalent to $12,245. So, with only 882 votes cast, that leaves about 1,000 of us asking why ...

A Sunflower Sendoff


May 22, 2012

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for a nice, long break. With that, I'm letting you know that this is the final Sunflower of the spring semester. But don’t fret, we will return for our summer production soon enough. We publish once a week during the summer, on Wednesday’s, the first of which...