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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...

Boese: ‘Expect nothing to be handed to you’: It’s what got me here

Boese: ‘Expect nothing to be handed to you’: It’s what got me here

Emmie Boese, Reporter August 23, 2023

I’m finally here. It’s time for me to hang up my hat at The Sunflower and begin my professional career. I never thought I would be ending my time at The Sunflower a semester early during my senior...

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REVIEW: Hozier has done it again

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor August 21, 2023

I’ve never met a casual fan of Hozier. Every fan I’ve encountered has been ready to go to war for him – not that he would ever ask you to.  My sister, who has never been a casual fan of anything,...

From the editor: Your stories are our stories

From the editor: Your stories are our stories

Mia Hennen, Editor-in-chief August 21, 2023

Every time I walk through Wichita State’s campus, there’s a high chance I’ll see someone I know, which, like many introverts, I find incredibly terrifying.  Running into people new and known...

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OPINION: How ‘Heartstopper’ gets teen queerness right and how other media may get it wrong

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor August 19, 2023

I’ll be honest: I cringe at “Heartstopper.” The lines, delivery, some of the plot – it can be a bit hard to watch. When I started reading Alice Oseman’s webcomic, however, many years ago,...

Provost Shirley Lefever speaks to a room of faculty, staff and administration on Feb. 7. People met in the RSC for a university town hall.

Guest column: A welcome back from the provost

Provost Shirley Lefever August 18, 2023

Welcome back, Shockers! Or if you’re new to Wichita State University, welcome to Shocker Nation!  Crisp new notebooks, a fresh start and a campus alive with energy — I love this time of year....

President Rick Muma speaks to the crowd of mourners and Wichita State community members present for the Memorial 70 ceremony. The ceremony of rememberance honored WSU football players, administrators and supporters who died in a plane crash on Oct. 2, 1970.

Guest column: President welcomes new and old students to evolving campus

President Richard Muma August 15, 2023

Welcome home, Shockers!  The beginning of the fall semester is always so full of energy, hope and inspiration; and I’m thrilled to see all your faces back on campus for the start of a new school...

Jacinda Hall says that people should talk about their wages in the workplace to encourage fair compensation and healthy discussion.

OPINION: You have the right to talk wages, the government says so

Jacinda Hall, Podcast Editor August 13, 2023

When you start working at just about any job, you’ll get the typical spiel about wages and how there should be zero talk about it whatsoever. I’m here to tell you that it’s illegal for your bosses...

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OPINION: ‘Avatar’ is a children’s show for all ages

Tyler Guthrie, Columnist August 10, 2023

I believe the best kinds of media draw a balance between adults and kids. The Nickelodeon show “Avatar: The Last Airbender” takes the structure and grabs the children’s attention with its visual...

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REVIEW: ‘Zoey 102’ leaves unanswered questions but satisfies childhood nostalgia

Jacinda Hall, Reporter August 3, 2023

Almost anyone who grew up in the mid to late 2000s remembers the iconic Nickelodeon show, “Zoey 101.”  I was one of those kids at 6 or 7 years old that watched the reruns on the TeenNick cable...

Reporter Jacinda Hall writes about the benefits of traveling with student organizations.

OPINION: Travel with your school organizations, here’s why

Jacinda Hall, Reporter July 31, 2023

When it comes to school organizations, you may join because you care about the cause or have the same interests that the organization is centered around.  Joining these organizations can help with...

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