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OPINION: Despite claims, Dining Hall lacks variety of options

Jacinda Hall, Podcast editor September 18, 2023

The dining hall is a cheap option for college kids living on campus, but it’s not worth it getting food from there if there isn’t much to choose from.  If you live in Shocker Hall or The Suites,...

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REVIEW: Olivia Rodrigo ‘spills her guts’ with newly released sophomore album

Jacinda Hall, Podcast editor September 12, 2023

We all remember Olivia Rodrigo: she was best known for her acting role in “High School Musical: The Musical,” and then her 2021 debut album, “SOUR.” Well, she’s back with her sophomore album,...


OPINION: Wichita’s bus system requires revitalization

Jacob Unruh, Reporter September 11, 2023

When I moved out to Wichita before my freshman year, I kept my summer job at Dillons, transferring to the store on 21st and Rock. One problem: I didn’t have a car, and despite my pleas, my parents...

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OPINION: How Arctic Monkeys’ ‘AM’ changed music culture across the decade

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor September 9, 2023

Ten years ago, when 10-year-old me heard the Arctic Monkeys on the radio of my dad’s Jeep Wrangler, it was love at first sound. My dad skipped the song before we got to the second verse, but the...

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REVIEW: ‘Bottoms’ is the justice for gay losers you’ve been looking for

Trinity Ramm, Managing editor September 7, 2023

“Bottoms” is the gayest movie you’ve already seen. Part “Heathers,” part “Fight Club” and part “American Pie,” “Bottoms” is a culmination of teen and cult classics that is elevated...

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REVIEW: Slowdive’s ‘everything is alive’ takes the shoegaze crown

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor September 5, 2023

I wouldn’t say I’m the biggest fan of Slowdive, but this is no fault of their own. Every Slowdive song I’ve listened to, I’ve absolutely adored, but I’ve never put in the time to listen to all...

The Starship food delivery robot is a new innovation that was intoduced to Wichita State in Fall 2023. The robot delivers food from restaurants in the RSC to your current location on the Starship app.

OPINION: The WSU food robots should only be used in circumstance

Tyler Guthrie, Columnist September 5, 2023

This year, Wichita State has many little six-wheel robots rolling around campus. They’re for people who would like their food brought to them. I see that this can work well, but not without fallacies.  Someone...

Vishnu Avva, member of Model UN, speaks to the Student Senate on Aug. 23.

Letter to the Editor: Student Government corruption impacts you

Vishnu Avva September 4, 2023

After the Student Government elections this year, I applied to join the Okere Administration as Legislative and Policy Director. I had previously interned for Governor Laura Kelly, a state Representative,...


OPINION: Hostile architecture is the perfect way to ostracize homeless people

Loren Amelunke, Reporter September 2, 2023

As more and more of our people are being forced to survive on the streets, America is fighting back – just not in the way one would hope. The U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s information site,...


REVIEW: Starbucks’ PSL celebrates 20 years, three new items added to the fall menu

Jacinda Hall, Podcast Editor August 29, 2023

It’s fall, y’all, and you know that means: Starbucks updated their fall lineup with new drinks and food items.  Added to the menu for 2023 are the Iced Pumpkin Cream Chai Latte, the Baked Apple...

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REVIEW: ‘Gran Turismo’ thrills with fast action, striking visuals

Trinity Ramm, Managing Editor August 28, 2023

If you grew up in a house with a PlayStation 2, “Gran Turismo” may have been the bane of your existence – the game you simultaneously couldn’t get the hang of and couldn’t get enough of. Luckily,...


OPINION: When cowardly Kansas cops threaten the press, we fight back

Allison Campbell, News Editor August 24, 2023

If you haven't seen the national headlines posted by news outlets like The New York Times, CNN and NPR, you may not be aware of the most egregious attack on a Kansas newspaper office and the freedom of...

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