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Wichita State's independent, student-run news source

The Sunflower

Reduce stress by planning early and staying healthy

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

With finals time rapidly approaching students are going to be staying up later, pounding energy drinks to stay awake, and eating junk food because there is no time to cook.  Don’t fall into this trap...

Yoga and Pilates offer less stress, more sweat

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

While running, lifting weights and playing sports have traditionally been known as great ways to stay in shape, activities such as yoga and Pilates have certainly gained popularity in recent years despite...

Students left wanting more food options at WSU

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

While a lot of the students at Wichita State University live off campus, a significant number of students live on campus. A large portion of this statistic consists of students in their freshmen year and/or...

Get healthy with brain exercises

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

You can run 20 miles a day, eat like a rabbit and try your best to be healthy in all areas. But what many people overlook is the brain. I exercise my creative mind on a daily basis: story ideas, interview...

Better living about happiness, not jean size

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

Too many people will read this guide and assume The Sunflower is telling you to work out and quit eating fatty foods. But it’s “Better Living,” not “Shed the Weight.” So remember that, because...

Better living, the Mr. Advice Man way

Life Expert Mr. Advice Man April 17, 2013

Dear Mr. Advice Man, As the semester draws to a close, I find myself under a great deal of stress.  Major projects are coming due, professors are trying to squeeze too much material into too little time,...

When being healthy becomes an obsessive problem

Managing Editor April 17, 2013

Every health expert will tell you that it is important to eat healthy foods, watch how much you eat, and to exercise regularly.  For some people this advice is taken so literally they border on the obsessive...

Having a diet plan can lead to better eating decisions

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

Students on campus have created some options to help make the shift to eating healthier.  Sophomore Braden Pelischek said he noticed that he needed to change his eating habits the day after the Super...

Wichita offers variety of fitness centers to get in shape

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

If you want to lose weight by exercising, Wichita offers a wide-variety of fitness centers where you can go and have fun while working out Anytime Fitness is a private fitness club founded in 2002. In...

Campus Recreation to host a 1.5 mile Rock the Shocker Walker Path

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

Fun and exercising are going to mix at Wichita State on Wednesday. The event is called Rock the Shocker Walker Path. It starts at 4:24 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.  “The reason we are doing that is so it...

Campus has many options for students who need help

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

Students have busy schedules and limited funds, which makes finding the time to visit a doctor problematic and getting the means to pay for visits without insurance even more bothersome.  What you may...

Heskett Center offers students unique fitness opportunities

Staff Reporter April 17, 2013

Nothing compares to that awful feeling you get when you walk into a weight room completely lost and outmatched. When it comes to student fitness and wellness, we all know where to go on campus to find...

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