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Do’s and don’ts of freshman year

Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Speaking as someone who just survived his freshman year of college, I understand that it can be overwhelming, but trust me, Wichita State is a whole lot better than high school.Now that you’re in college, you’ll be tempted ...

SAC gives opportunities for student involvement

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

The Welcomefest booths seek to make students feel at home on the Wichita State campus from Aug. 19 to Aug. 30.The event is coordinated by members of the Student Activities Council (SAC).Shannon Glover, president of SAC, believes in...

Students encourage studying abroad to make friends, experience new places

Staff Reporter Kassidee Lank

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Watching a soccer game from San Mamés stadium in Spain, hearing a concert at the Auckland Arts Festival in New Zealand, strolling the gardens of the Tokyo Imperial Palace or taking a weekend trip to Machu Picchu probably isn’t pa...

Greek life is “a lifelong family”

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

There is a lot under the togas of Greek life students at Wichita State: philanthropy, community service and leadership.Matt Conklin, President of the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Wichita State’s governing body of men’s soci...

WSU has array of athletic offerings

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Playing sports at WSU isn’t just for the star athletes with scholarships. Take one look at the club sports and intramurals and one will find there’s something for everyone.Rowing:The rowing team is known among students as t...

Campus superstitions

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

 Superstitions vary across the country, but most are associated with certain monuments and campus buildings. Wichita State University is no exception. On their way to class, students may come across the Plaza of Heroines, the icon...

Fine Arts offers free tickets to students

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Going to a movie at a movie theater in Wichita will cost $10. Going to a College of Fine Arts event on the Wichita State campus is free.“Students would have to go a great distance to see...the quality of student and faculty performances and p...

Think ahead, save your behind with these easy tips

Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

One of the most exhilarating features of going to college is the complete and total independence you have. It’s just like what Uncle Ben in the first “Spiderman” movie said, “With great independence comes great responsib...

Counseling and Testing aims to help students

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Living the life of a college student can be stressful in a multitude of ways. Wichita State has a strong resource available to students to help them with self-organization and stress reduction- the Counseling and Testing Cent...

Bardo’s story from freshman year

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

What was your first day like as a freshman in college?I went to the University of Cincinnati and I got 100 percent lost my first day. I went to the university that night and found all of my classrooms because I did not have a cl...