The Sunflower

WSU’s track team is a hidden gem

Staff Reporter

July 11, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Track And Field

After the Wichita State men’s basketball team fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, WSU fans quickly shifted focus to next season. This is a reoccurring theme—only showing love for the men’s basketball team, purchasing season tickets the second they become available, and packing up WSU T-sh...

Writer finds himself as part of cast of ‘Frost/Nixon’

Columnist

June 22, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Last weekend, auditions for the Wichita Community Theatre’s upcoming production of Peter Morgan’s “Frost/Nixon” were held at the Wilner commons, despite the auditorium currently going through renovation. The play centers around the title characters of British journalist David Frost’s revealing int...

It’s a college course, not online dating

Columnist

June 20, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Have you heard about RateMyProfessor.com? 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

Editorial

June 15, 2012


Filed under Opinion

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

Columnist

June 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Letters to the Editor

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

Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2012


Filed under Opinion

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...