The Sunflower

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...

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 ...

Starstruck: Be a Shocker, not a stalker

Sports Column

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

There is no “us and them.”  The men’s basketball players are just like any other student, except with more national attention. The Wichita State men’s basketball team has been featured in numerous media sources across the nat...

Letter from the WSU police chief

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Dear Students,Welcome to Wichita State University! If you are arriving for the first time or you are a returning student, you are going to be a part of an exciting time of growth and change for WSU.The Wichita State University...

No stress, keep the sex, read the signs

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

College life can easily overwhelm students. Students, new and old, may find themselves caught up in various extracurricular activities or buried in large heaps of academic papers.Often, health is put on the back burner and symp...

Liberal Arts does more than you think

Staff Reporter

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

A Wichita State student came to academic adviser Bob Rozzelle a few years ago.She didn’t know how to apply her varied interests to a career. Her interests were in biology and art, Rozzelle said.“She couldn’t see how to p...

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...

Deciding on a major isn’t so bad

Column by Teresa Tran

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Warning: this article is meant only for students who are currently or soon-to-be undecided about their majors. Which is basically everyone.Not sure what area of study you want to devote the next four years to? Here’s a few descriptions of common ...

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...

Letter from the president

August 5, 2013

Filed under Survival Guide

Dear Students,Welcome. I hope you had a great summer. We’re glad you’ve chosen to be part of the Shocker family.If you’re a new student, you’ll soon discover that Wichita State University is a great place to be. I started m...