The Sunflower

Chance Swaim
Chance Swaim was the Editor in Chief of The Sunflower from fall 2017 to spring 2018.

Swaim was a graduate student in the English Department working on his Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Wichita State University.

Swaim is from Wichita, Kansas.

Swaim currently works at The Wichita Eagle as a reporter.

Chance Swaim, Former Editor in Chief

Jun 05, 2018
Conflict of Interests on Innovation Campus and at Wichita State, July 21 (Story)
May 15, 2018
Column: Questions about conflicts of interest on Innovation Campus set the tone for this year (Story)
May 03, 2018
Kansas Legislature passes bill requiring open student fees deliberations (Story)
May 03, 2018
Farewell from Swaim: I don’t do goodbyes (Story)
May 03, 2018
Farewell from Hayes: Sad boi hour starts now (Media)
Apr 25, 2018
#SaveStudentNewsrooms (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Ad wars: Innovation Campus developers, donors, Koch exec, others buy counter-protest ad (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
‘Bitter or better’: Rowell rises through tragedies to leadership role (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Wichita State gave more than $7.1 million to Innovation Campus nonprofit in its first 3 years (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
UPDATE WITH EDITOR’S NOTE: Tax documents shed light on Wichita State’s financial investment in nonprofit (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
‘Friends of the University’ protest Wichita State leaders (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
‘No recourse to say no’ — Wichita State faculty question Innovation Campus development (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Nondisclosure agreement limits what Wichita State employees can say about Innovation Campus projects (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Wichita State charges $1,500 for Innovation Alliance financial transaction documents (Story/Media)
Apr 13, 2018
Wichita State charges $1,605 for heavily redacted public records (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
Student Affairs had extra funds available when it requested large student fees increase (Story)
Mar 30, 2018
Student Senate approves cutting The Sunflower (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Tonight’s the night Student Senate votes on student fees (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Wichita State expects to pay regent’s company more than $2.5 million next year to lease The Flats (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Wichita State said these records “do not relate to the legitimate concern to the public.” You decide. (Story)
Mar 25, 2018
Former WSU volleyball assistant coach arrested (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
Hungate calls Faculty Senate support for The Sunflower ‘really not the faculty’s place’ (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
Hungate expects Bardo to sign SGA fees recommendation (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
Administrators abstain from voting to cut The Sunflower (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
Innovation Campus development moving forward out of the public eye (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Editorial: Student Affairs and SGA should lead with generosity, not greed (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
Student Fees Committee deliberations date set, organizations can give ‘supplemental presentations’ (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Want to see the entire student fees committee binder? Here it is. (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Bardo calls for public student fees deliberation (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
FACT CHECK: Reasoning for Student Fees Committee cutting The Sunflower’s funding in half (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
How threats to The Sunflower’s funding have closely followed coverage of the university, Innovation Campus (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Feb 26, 2018
Experts comment on closed door student fee deliberations: ‘I think they did the wrong thing’ (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Wichita State student government closes door on student fees deliberations (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Kansas Governor orders state agencies closed Thursday, deletes tweet, runs correction (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
Judge says retaliation lawsuit against WSU can move forward (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
10 things you should know about Koch family-funded private school coming to Wichita State (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
Koch-funded private elementary school coming to Wichita State’s campus in September (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Wichita State plans to use local, national newspaper fund for security cameras (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Where’d the paper go? Student government ends newspaper program (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
ODI’s Phenomenal Women Awards open for nominations (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Wichita State leads country in industry-funded research (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Kobach takes down government ethics database (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Brownback confirmed as international religious freedom ambassador at-large (Story)
Jan 23, 2018
ALERT: Two men pulled over, asked female student to ‘come with us’ on 17th Street (Story)
Jan 13, 2018
Wichita State’s provost will continue to receive $297,353 salary while on leave “to focus on his professional goals” (Story)
Jan 11, 2018
Wichita State joins ‘industry partners’ supporting Brownback’s budget proposal (Story)
Jan 05, 2018
Bardo: Provost takes paid leave to ‘focus on his professional goals’; Muma moves into position (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
3 leaders leaving after this semester (Story)
Nov 26, 2017
Vizzini named Washington State Tri-Cities chancellor search finalist (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
WSU requests housing rate increase (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
Six years after Les Anderson’s death, his work lives on (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
Dean Ron Matson announces retirement (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Faculty senate to address policy changes at Monday’s meeting (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
How Wichita State boosted enrollment leading up to the official headcount (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Speaking out: Wichita State paid KC law firm to investigate Shepard (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Proposed student housing increases presented to SGA (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Wichita State officials decline interviews, defer to letter about enrollment (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Headcount Padding: Wichita State reports largest student increase in state (Story/Media)
Sep 14, 2017
Koch money moves institute forward (Story)
Sep 09, 2017
‘This is part of my job.’ (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
The Sunflower Medallion hunt clues explained (Story)
Aug 19, 2017
Move-in day at Wichita State: frustrations, excitement, extra beds (Story)
Aug 19, 2017
UPDATE: More clues emerge from ‘trashed’ studio (Story)
Aug 18, 2017
Vandals ‘ransack’ Wichita State student’s painting studio, leave signatures, shoeprint (Story)
Aug 12, 2017
What it means to be a Shocker (Story)
Aug 04, 2017
Wichita State water tank gets university’s name wrong (Story/Media)
Aug 02, 2017
Regents approve WSU lease with regent’s private company, terms of agreement undisclosed (Story/Media)
Jul 24, 2017
Lease numbers flat for new private apartment complex, university steps in (Story/Media)
Jul 17, 2017
UPDATE: Wichita State to use financial aid money to lease from private company (Story)
Jul 14, 2017
Wichita State to move students from university housing to private apartment complex, demolish Fairmount Towers (Story)
Jun 29, 2017
Rigg released without prejudice, ‘remains under investigation’ (Story)
Jun 27, 2017
Former editor arrested for electronic solicitation (Story)
Jun 23, 2017
The cost of a degree at Wichita State continues to climb, tuition and fees increase (Story/Media)
May 24, 2017
District Attorney: “Evidence presented is insufficient to support the filing of charges” in alleged racial incident (Story)
May 24, 2017
Construction to begin on 2 unnamed additions to Innovation Campus this summer (Story)
May 05, 2017
Student Body President Hungate’s parents subject of alleged racial incident directed at former Student Body President Shepard (Story)
May 04, 2017
10 seniors awarded Senior Honor Men and Women distinction (Story)
May 01, 2017
Tomblin gets another raise (Story)
Apr 24, 2017
Christine Schneikart-Luebbe honored — questions remain (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Best of Wichita: Saul gravy at Doo-Dah Diner (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Linnabary accepts SGA nomination, no longer with The Sunflower (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Female allegedly sexually assaulted by 2 males on WSU campus (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Two killed, two hurt in Oklahoma crash (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
SGA Debates: A disappoinment (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
Azad reinstated as student body vice president, suspension lifted (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
WATC affiliation document presented to faculty senate (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
The Revolving Door (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
How Student Senate voted on the YMCA fees increase (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
WSU Supreme Court decision reveals SGA election tickets (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
SGA no-confidence vote count (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Faculty Senate letter confirmed, sent to President Bardo (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
SGA passes vote of no confidence in President Bardo (Story)
Mar 14, 2017
Students stage sit-in protest at President Bardo’s office (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Director of Campus Recreation Eric Maki resigns (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Tourney coming to Wichita next year (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
The Shockers’ place in the history of the bracket phenomenon (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Experiential Engineering Building floor cracking, GoCreate set to open (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Wallace Hall closes after mercury spill (Story)
Feb 25, 2017
Regents report recommends president’s executive team disclose conflicts of interest (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
County official: Innovation Campus building plan breaks law (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
New landlords: Who runs The Flats at WSU (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Nathan Davis memorial service to be held Sunday (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Breaking the Silence (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
‘Chuck D.’ (Story)
Jan 29, 2017
WSU staff plans ‘Refugee Solidarity gathering’ at airport Sunday (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Swaim: Monkeys aren’t pets (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
‘Hate crime’ artist steps out of the shadows at SGA meeting (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
How Brownback’s higher education budgets affect Wichita State (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
As funding deadline approaches, a look at last year’s cuts (Story)
Jan 19, 2017
Quick and Dirty Guide to Innovation Campus (Story)
Jan 10, 2017
Brownback issues challenge to Kansas universities (Story)
Dec 10, 2016
Wichita State more transparent than KU, K-State on sexual assault investigation records — but still unclear (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Koch influence questioned at Faculty Senate, will be revisited (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
‘Nothing is sacred’: Town Hall meeting addresses 6 percent cuts (Story)
Nov 18, 2016
Donald Trump selects Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA Director (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
Braced for injury: Athletic trainers stay on their toes to prevent, treat basketball injuries (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Rescue dog trains to rescue stressed veterans (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Scariest movies of the last five years (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
Student leaders plead for help from regents president (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
WuShock battered (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
Foaming over (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
Bat spotted on side of campus building (Story/Media)
Sep 23, 2016
Trump’s secret weapon (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Cody Herrin, American hero (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
‘Floated_Couture’ (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Title IX reaches out to students (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Amid budget cuts, administrators’ salaries swell (Story)
Jun 07, 2016
Bardo signs off on Law Enforcement Training Center (Story)
Jun 07, 2016
Amid budget cuts, administrators’ salaries swell (Story)
May 05, 2016
Education major lands dream job in Goddard (Story)
May 05, 2016
Budget woes: State budget lifts cap on tuition (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Wichita school district to close early, will impact one WSU education major (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
Parking closure eliminates 240 free parking spaces (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Food festival draws diverse crowd (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
ISU hopes to raise awareness, funds with food from around world (Story)
Apr 04, 2016
Candidates voice platforms in debate, question format (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Title IX forum first step in campaign; coordinator calls it ‘mission-critical’ (Story)
Mar 22, 2016
New York City is not a place (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
Noted speaker on college hook-up culture to lead discussion Friday (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
Monk-Morgan to discuss being the ‘only one in the room’ Monday (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
WATC merger to pose obstacles, benefits for both sides (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
WSU South Campus recognized for support of breastfeeding moms (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
WSU celebrates 50 years since Ginsberg’s visit to Wichita (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
Anti-racist speaker Tim Wise fills the Metroplex (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Student Health Services to offer free STI testing (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
Faculty Senate talks raises, guns (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
UPD asks for extra vigilance in response to stolen car (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
WSU alumnus recognized in reputable graphic design book (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
New campus resources seek to lift mental health stigma (Story)
Feb 07, 2016
Ending the ban: Students, faculty weigh in on issue of concealed handguns at Kansas universities (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
WSU study: Food sales tax hurting Kansas (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Student housing questioned in survey (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
King’s influence remains strong in Wichita (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
Defendants in killing of WSU student enter pleas (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
Wichita State celebrates the life of Letitia Davis (Story)
Nov 20, 2015
Westboro Baptist Church exits protest early, virtually ignored by Wichita State (Story)
Nov 19, 2015
Foot-patrol officers working to change perception of police (Story)
Nov 12, 2015
One year later: Remembering the Fairmount Park attack (Story)
Nov 05, 2015
Active shooter training provides options for potential situations (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
Suspect charged with murder in student’s death (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
Supporters of bidet installation continue discussion despite controversy (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Lights around Wichita State upgraded to improve safety (Story)
Oct 01, 2015
After recent bike thefts, WSU reminds cyclists to use proper locks (Story)
Sep 24, 2015
Petition for Muslim handheld bidets clogged by questions (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Campus Safety Walk raises student awareness (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
InterFest attracts hungry crowds despite wind (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
UPD: ‘Bible study’ van considered ‘suspicious activity,’ didn’t warrant crime alert (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
University police to add new officers, respond to concerns at town hall meeting (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
500 students petition for inclusion of Muslim showers (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
UPD gives tips on how to stay safe (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
Police: Arrive early, leave early in Old Town (Story)
Sep 08, 2015
Recent on-campus robbery prompts change (Story)
Sep 03, 2015
WSU professor informs decision on Wichita’s next police chief (Story)
Sep 03, 2015
University Police reminds students of its patrols, services (Story)
Aug 26, 2015
Second robbery attempt reported after crime alert Monday (Story)
Aug 17, 2015
Vigil reflects on four recently killed near campus (Story)
Aug 08, 2015
UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal shooting at Fairmount Towers (Story)