The Sunflower

Daniel Caudill
Daniel Caudill is the former editor in chief for The Sunflower. A staffer at the paper since 2017, Caudill first covered Student Government Association and general news as a reporter. He worked as the paper's news editor in fall 2019. Caudill also formerly worked part-time from 2018 to 2020 as a reporter at The Derby Informer, a weekly newspaper in Derby. In summer 2019, he worked as a reporter and photographer for the Flint Hills Media Project.

He is a political science major seeking a minor in journalism. After college, Caudill would like to be an education, crime or government reporter for a newspaper or non-profit organization.

You can reach him at [email protected]

Daniel Caudill, Former Editor in Chief

Aug 20, 2020
WSU student senator quarantined on campus after roommate tests positive for COVID-19  (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
From the editor: Help us amplify your voice (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Freshman Rudd scholar wastes no time getting involved on campus  (Story)
Aug 13, 2020
Wichita State to receive more than $8M in coronavirus relief (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
WSU hires new College of Health Professions dean (Story)
Jul 13, 2020
UPDATE: US government to reverse guidance blocking foreign students from studying online (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
Student Sen. Zachary James named interim SGA treasurer (Story)
Jul 09, 2020
Aggravated burglary reported at WSU fraternity house  (Story)
Jul 03, 2020
WSU announces plans for the spring semester: No Spring Break and a late start  (Story)
Jul 03, 2020
Wichita moves to require masks in public, with some exceptions (Story)
Jul 01, 2020
SGA Treasurer Colleen Ostermann resigns (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
This week’s news in brief (June 29) (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
WSUPD: Arson committed at one of The Sunflower’s newsstands (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
KBOR approves 2% tuition increase at Wichita State; fees stay flat (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Regents OK $3.4M expansion to Marcus Welcome Center  (Story)
Jun 12, 2020
‘Movement, not a moment:’ Black women lead Black Lives Matter rally at WSU (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
Regents take no binding action related to WSU President Golden at special meeting (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
‘Disheartening:’ Students, faculty react to calls to fire WSU President Jay Golden over Ivanka Trump fiasco (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Shelly Coleman-Martins named next VP of Strategic Communications  (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
After Ivanka Trump speech fiasco, Golden says WSU and WSU Tech need better coordination (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
UPDATE: WSU Tech reverses course; Ivanka Trump will not be a commencement speaker (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
Local newsrooms join forces to launch the Wichita Journalism Collaborative (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
WSU interviewing four finalists for College of Health Professions dean (Story)
May 30, 2020
‘Justice for Floyd:’ Protesters rally at Wichita police station near WSU (Story)
May 29, 2020
Wichita State employee tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
May 28, 2020
WSU to propose 2% tuition increase; no increase in student fees (Story)
May 28, 2020
WSU to move fall courses online after Thanksgiving (Story)
May 27, 2020
Former student sues WSU over December data breach  (Story)
May 26, 2020
WSU starts to reopen Tuesday. Here’s what you should know before returning to campus  (Story)
May 22, 2020
WSU plans for residence halls to be ‘pretty much at occupancy’ this fall (Story)
May 21, 2020
WSU: In-person courses will switch to hybrid instruction for fall 2020 (Story)
May 19, 2020
Kansas to enter Phase 2 of reopening plan Friday: Theaters open, bars stay closed (Story)
May 06, 2020
WSU is giving up to $1,000 to students in need. Here’s how to tell if you qualify (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
WSU considering satellite engineering campus in Mexico (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
REVIEW: ‘The Mandalorian’ is good so far — and not just because of Baby Yoda (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
SGA to vote on bill that would reduce size of Election Commission (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
This week’s news in brief (Dec. 2) (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Officials expect School of Digital Arts will grow media arts program, local industry (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
SGA considering scholarship fund for homeless students (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Diversity interns hear from Jay Golden at breakfast   (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Engineering student wins cosplay competition (Media)
Nov 18, 2019
This week’s news in brief (Nov. 18) (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
SGA confirms student justice to meet Supreme Court quorum (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Meet Jay Golden: Q&A with WSU’s new president (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Jay Golden named Wichita State University’s 14th president (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
CHIPPING IN: A look at campaign finance in the mayoral race (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Sen. Moran on Bill Taylor’s Ukraine testimony: ‘We’ll see how this story develops’ (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Demolition to begin next week on the 24-hour study area at Ablah Library (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
WSU students can now register a ‘chosen name’ — with some limitations (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Lyndon ‘Lyndy’ Wells announces write-in campaign for Wichita mayoral race (Story/Media)
Oct 17, 2019
BSU collecting donations for Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Local black officers talk rights, community policing at BSU meeting (Story/Media)
Oct 10, 2019
Officials share update on YMCA at Student Senate meeting (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Regent hopes to recruit Lyndon Wells for mayoral write-in campaign (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
This week’s news in brief (Oct. 7) (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
SVO moves inside for chili cookoff; plans suicide awareness project (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Applications open for end-of-the-year Student Fees Committee  (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Here are some of September’s eye-catching crime log entries (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
This week’s news in brief (Sept. 30) (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Former Gov. Mark Parkinson grows closer to WSU with honorary doctorate (Story)
Sep 29, 2019
15 Years of Pride: Wichitans hit the streets for annual LGBT+ rally and parade (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Lipetzky resigns as SGA chief of operations, hopes to return as senator (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Media arts major sees future in his video production company (Media)
Sep 23, 2019
OPENING UP: Pedestrians, cyclists explore downtown (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Q&A with Chief Rodney Clark: How is WSUPD structured? (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
This week’s news in brief (Sept. 23) (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
WSU, K-State hope to develop satellite nursing program in Manhattan (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
This week in brief (Sept. 16) (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Honors College opens doors to renovated space in Shocker Hall (Story/Media)
Sep 16, 2019
Students ask the tough questions at municipal election forum  (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
SGA appoints senators to pro-tempore president, alternate positions (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
First mayoral debate marked by talks of transparency, city development  (Story/Media)
Sep 09, 2019
This week in brief (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
WSUPD: Student dies at The Flats (Story/Media)
Sep 05, 2019
SGA recognizes pro-life student organization (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Partnerships, civic engagement propel KMUW to statewide recognition (Story/Media)
Aug 29, 2019
Here are some of August’s eye-catching crime log entries (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
SGA recognizes four new RSOs (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
WSUPD: Drivers continue to run new stop signs near football memorial  (Media)
Aug 26, 2019
This week in brief (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
6 student senators appointed at first SGA meeting of the fall (Story/Media)
Aug 16, 2019
New grad school dean preparing for first fall at WSU (Story)
Aug 12, 2019
State Rep. Brandon Whipple set to challenge Mayor Jeff Longwell in November (Story)
Jul 31, 2019
Bearth appoints interim SGA treasurer (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
Wichita State says it’s studying potential of e-scooters on campus  (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
Joshua Atkinson, political newcomer, is running to impact public schools (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
Kansas legislator Brandon Whipple hopes to prioritize education, public input as mayor (Story)
Jul 02, 2019
Acting student body president talks priorities for the summer (Story)
Jun 20, 2019
KBOR approves Wichita State presidential search profile (Story)
Jun 20, 2019
Storm damage closes lecture theater in Wallace Hall (Story)
Jun 18, 2019
Miller temporarily fills SGA treasurer, student advocate positions (Story)
Jun 11, 2019
NASA grant will fund WSU research to reduce aircraft noise (Story)
Jun 08, 2019
Faculty lead public input at forum on presidential search (Story)
Jun 04, 2019
Shocker Support Locker is open through the summer (Story/Media)
May 28, 2019
Committee opens survey on presidential search (Story)
May 23, 2019
Meet Wichita State’s presidential search committee (Story)
May 07, 2019
Student Senate rejects Miller’s treasurer appointment (Story)
May 02, 2019
SGA will consider changes to Student Supreme Court responsibilities (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
SGA approves changes to election commission (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Kitrina Miller elected student body president by 26 votes (Story)
Mar 30, 2019
In crowded field, Perpetual ticket leans on experience, expertise (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Referendum fails by 107 votes; students narrowly reject fee increase for campus upgrades (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Brinkley resigns as student body president; VP Rowell sworn in (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
SGA cabinet responds to sexual assault accusations against Student Body President Kenon Brinkley (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Major changes likely to come for student fees process (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Student Senate fails to meet quorum, tables fee reform bill (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Student Senate recommends WSU outsource veteran benefit certification to VA (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
SGA confirms student justice to meet Supreme Court quorum (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
New Election Commission will oversee SGA special, general elections (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Live captions to accompany SGA meeting livestream (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
News in brief — Oct. 8 (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Student Government allocates $5,000 for livestreaming cameras (Story/Media)
Sep 12, 2018
SGA introduces bill to recognize WSU Young Democratic Socialists of America (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Esports club to host meet-and-greet — and there will be tacos. (Story/Media)
Aug 29, 2018
SGA introduces bill that would add seats to Educational Opportunity Fund, student fees committees (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
SGA will hold special election to fill open Student Senate positions (Story)
Aug 20, 2018
Back to school events to look out for (Story)
Aug 16, 2018
Useful resources for students (Story)
Aug 14, 2018
After his mother’s death, freshman finds healing in helping others (Story)
May 03, 2018
Provost candidate from University of North Dakota stresses importance of liberal arts (Story)
May 02, 2018
ODI Director Alicia Sanchez recognized as a ‘community champion’ (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Local blues singer performs at benefit concert for the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Pakistan Night shares and celebrates students’ culture (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
President of Ambassadors for Diversity and Inclusion selected as a ‘Phenomenal Woman’ of 2018 (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
Lone candidate Kenon Brinkley elected WSU Student Body President (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
SGA ticket answers The Sunflower’s questions (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Unopposed SGA ticket hopes to combat apathy next year (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
WSU hosts ‘the big dance’ of college debate (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
‘Revival’ is the only ticket for upcoming SGA elections (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
Wichita Staycation 2018: A non-traveler’s guide to staying home for Spring Break (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
WSU Model UN brings home nine awards at Midwest conference (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Caudill: The Sunflower provides an independent platform for students (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
LGBTQ safe zone training offered to WSU students, staff (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
SGA’s director of public relations resigns, no replacement this session (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Game on: Wichita State will host the city’s esports convention (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
SGA votes to remove required presidential approval from bylaw changes — awaiting president’s approval (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
‘High-tech’ illusionist show coming to Century II (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
“Hear Our Vote:” Women’s March on Air Capital takes to City Hall (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
CORRECTED: Student senate passes bill reforming SGA elections (Story)
Jan 13, 2018
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.: Wichita State students, community members gather for parade (Story/Media)
Dec 06, 2017
SGA tables bill that would separate incoming and outgoing administration banquets (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
Alumnus’ startup aims to shape ‘the next Michael Jordan of eSports’ (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
SGA passes 5 resolutions to address campus safety concerns (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
Street Speak: ‘What do you think of the proposed housing rate increase at The Flats?’ (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
What are campus free speech zones? (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
Caudill: End-of-semester survival guide (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
SGA addresses game-day parking changes (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
A quick look at tobacco quit kits (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Annual safety walk held to find unsafe spots on campus (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
‘Go Back’ graffiti found on remains of burned down restaurant (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
New plaques for campus sculptures (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Too old for trick-or-treating? Here’s some alternatives (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
SGA withdraws proposal for student organization representation in the Senate (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Challenging the stigma: Students for concealed carry educate for safety (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
The Purple Mile: “No more” to domestic violence (Story)