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Matthew Kelly
Matthew Kelly is the Copy Chief for The Sunflower.  Kelly is a sophomore and a member of the Honors College, currently studying political science.  Kelly was born in Wichita, Kansas, and plans to pursue a career in political journalism and statistical analysis after graduation.

Matthew Kelly, Copy Chief

Dec 07, 2017
Student focus group discusses YMCA plans with architects (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
Students can offer input on YMCA at Thursday’s focus group (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
Graduate students protest tax bill (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Students’ Advisory Committee address multicultural students’ issues with WSU (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
WSU finalizes merger with WATC, will move closer to enrollment goal (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
Rod Brown to take redshirt season (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
Strategic planning chair elected to city council (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
‘All is new here’: Freshmen bond over international student experience (Story)
Nov 05, 2017
Wichita State: ‘asking a legislative intern to serve as a designated driver isn’t illegal or immoral’ (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Interns acted as designated drivers for State Rep, WSU lecturer in capital (Story)
Oct 29, 2017
A day in death: Campus cadavers educate physical therapy students (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
How Wichita State boosted enrollment leading up to the official headcount (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Student provides relief for earthquake victims in Mexico (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
Ward: ‘I want to be the boring governor.’ (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
O’Malley enters governor’s race as “consensus builder” with leadership experience (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Wichita State officials decline interviews, defer to letter about enrollment (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Chris Lamb: Volleyball’s best-kept coaching secret (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Headcount Padding: Wichita State reports largest student increase in state (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
One year later, Schlenker weighs in on accessibility (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
WSU employees can become YMCA members for reduced rate (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Student survives earthquake, determined to continue studies abroad (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Hartman: ‘Kansas is nothing more than a big business’ (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Bearth replaces Corrieri as SGA veteran senator (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Special delivery: Pizza Hut cofounder visits campus for building relocation (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Sculpture defacing detracts from dialogue (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
Suspicious notes allegedly left for Shocker Hall residents (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
Consistency is key in student affairs (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
Student reports knife, pistol magazines, and ammo found in backpack on move-in day (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
Brewer hopes time as Wichita mayor helps bid for governorship (Story)
Aug 21, 2017
Kelly: Parking permits — the commuter student fee (Story)
Aug 19, 2017
Former Wichita mayor and high school student among those vying for governorship (Story)
Aug 14, 2017
Wichitans gather to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville (Story)
Aug 11, 2017
YMCA partnership moves forward on ‘good faith’ without agreement (Story)
Jul 14, 2017
Rundstrom relishes time at WSU, accepts position at Savannah College of Art and Design (Story)
Jul 01, 2017
Art show rallies community around refugees (Story)
May 14, 2017
WSU’s late-inning surge seals series win over Evansville (Story)
May 12, 2017
Lewis’ three-hit gem propels WSU to victory over Evansville (Story)
May 04, 2017
How Student Senate voted on the student fee increase for YMCA, athletics, wellness center (Story)
May 04, 2017
WSU challenge coins — Vizzini’s gift to seniors (Story)
May 04, 2017
SGA approves student fee, green lights YMCA partnership (Story)
Apr 30, 2017
Shockers top Illinois State in waterlogged slugfest (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
Linnabary voted in as SGA’s Director of Public Relations (Story)
Apr 22, 2017
60th Session of SGA begins, Shepard receives emeritus status (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
National YAL member makes case for WSU chapter (Story)
Apr 16, 2017
Shocker women assert dominance in final day of K.T. Woodman (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Hall: WSU to install floor basins, may be used as foot-washing stations (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Emotions still high in SGA as Supreme Court overturns decision, recognizing YAL (Story)
Apr 08, 2017
SGA’s decision not to recognize Young Americans for Liberty group creates national backlash (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
SGA votes against recognizing controversial Young Americans for Liberty group (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
Shepard: ‘I want to give the administration an opportunity to respond to these demands’ (Story)
Mar 25, 2017
Shockers fall to Texas Tech despite Lewis’ strong outing (Story)
Mar 23, 2017
Azad suspended as Student Body Vice President (Story)
Mar 23, 2017
Shocker offense goes silent in loss to Sacramento State (Story)
Mar 18, 2017
Shockers sweep projected Valley winner to open conference play (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
SGA passes vote of no confidence in President Bardo (Story)
Mar 15, 2017
Seven-run inning propels Shockers past Northern Colorado (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
Kelly: Brownback would leave behind battered legacy (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
SGA takes stand against YMCA partnership (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Heldman addresses student concerns about potential YMCA partnership (Story)
Mar 02, 2017
SGA hears proposal to build YMCA on Innovation Campus (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
Bohm’s away (Story)
Feb 23, 2017
SGA passes parking citation forgiveness quiz resolution (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
SGA passes resolution to increase students’ game day parking options (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Kemnitz embraces next chapter of WSU legacy (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
‘SNL’ political spin-off will add to saturated satirical culture (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
SGA takes stand against Trump’s travel ban (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Pompeo’s vacancy creates special election buzz (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
SGA formally opposes Sedgwick County resolution (Story)
Jan 30, 2017
Brownback’s ambitious undergrad proposal will challenge state universities (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Passion and persistence—one student’s road to working in the NFL (Story)
Jan 19, 2017
SGA campaign spending cap proposed (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
How to ‘Unfriend’ fake news (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
Gift Theft Poses Threat to Online Shoppers (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
Kelly: Media niches — the real problem with political coverage (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
Basketball manager embraces the grind (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Jill Stein — The Green Party’s alternative (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Jack O’ Lantern hacks (Story)
Oct 29, 2016
Scandal ignites as FBI reopens Clinton case (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
Kelly: Trump’s ‘rigged’ rhetoric is dangerous (Story)
Oct 16, 2016
College Republican, Democrat square off on state politics (Story)
Oct 16, 2016
Kobach’s voter restrictions border on unconstitutional (Story)
Oct 10, 2016
Trump’s Tax Loophole — Ingenious Yet Hypocritical (Story)
Oct 09, 2016
‘When you’re a star they let you do it’ — Trump’s sexual harassment scandal (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
First presidential debate could set tone for election (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Birther aftershocks still being felt in 2016 (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Broomsticks and broken noses (Story)
Sep 15, 2016
Series of Clinton missteps make for miserable weekend (Story)
Sep 15, 2016
Tipping the scales of U.S. Justice: Trump and Clinton on Supreme Court opening (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
Governor’s new education proposal leaves something to be desired (Story)