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Daniel Caudill


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Daniel Caudill is news editor for The Sunflower, Wichita State University's independent student newspaper. Caudill also works part-time as a reporter for the Derby Informer, a weekly newspaper in Derby, Kansas.

In summer 2019, he contributed stories and photos to the Flint Hills Media Project, an applied-learning magazine project at the Elliott School of Communication. He is seeking a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in journalism. After college, Caudill wants to continue a career in journalism, covering government or education.


The Sunflower

The Sunflower
WSU students can now register a 'chosen name' - with some limitations

As someone who goes by a name that's not on their birth certificate, sophomore Eli Flores says it can be uncomfortable to be exposed to their legal name or have to correct others. But thanks to a change in Wichita State's records system, Flores and other students may find some relief from the stress that...

The Sunflower
Lyndon 'Lyndy' Wells announces write-in campaign for Wichita mayoral race

BREAKING: Lyndon "Lyndy" Wells, chair of the WSU Tech Industry Advisory Board, announced on Thursday his plans to launch a write-in campaign for the Nov. 5 mayoral election. Candidates on the ballot are Mayor Jeff Longwell and challenger state Rep. Brandon Whipple. "We've got a breach in trust in our community," Wells said in front of the Historic...

The Sunflower
15 Years of Pride: Wichitans hit the streets for annual LGBT+ rally and parade

At the 2019 Wichita Pride Parade, members and allies of the LGBT+ community spoke of the progress made toward equal rights since the first consecutive annual parade 15 years ago - and the work that still needs to be done. Before paraders made the one-mile trip Sunday from the Sedgwick County Historic Courthouse to the...

The Sunflower
Students ask the tough questions at municipal election forum

While many of them are not yet old enough to vote, a group of high school and college students made their voices heard to candidates at a forum for upcoming local elections. Mayor Jeff Longwell and challenger Brandon Whipple answered questions at the forum, which was held Sunday at Wichita's Advanced Learning Library - a...

The Sunflower
SGA recognizes pro-life student organization

A new pro-life group was granted recognition Wednesday at the weekly Student Government Association meeting. "Shockers for Life aims to bring awareness and conversation about the topic of abortion in a peaceful and respectful way," said Mariah Stuever, president of the organization. At last week's senate meeting, Stuever said the group wants to table in...

Derby Informer

Derby Informer
DPS: Removal of Trump flag was done in error

Derby Public Schools said a district official acted in error when they took a Trump-related flag from a student and requested the student return it to his car at Friday night's match against Newton.

Derby Informer
Is a new water treatment plant in Derby's future?

Derby is in early negotiations to build a new water treatment plant within city limits as part of its next water contract with Wichita. Nothing is official at this point, but a decision will likely be made before 2023, when the city's current 20-year contract will expire.

Flint Hills Media Project/Emporia Gazette

Flint Hills Media Project
She looks toward the stars

A couple years ago, George Ferrandi saw the stars for the first time. Growing up in Baltimore city, seeing stars was close to impossible. It wasn’t until George Ferrandi bought a small cabin in the New York Catskills that she saw the Milky Way. Inspired by its beauty, Ferrandi said she had to learn more.

Flint Hills Media Project
Symphony in the Flint Hills canceled for first time in 14 years

For the first time in its 14-year run, the Symphony in the Flint Hills on Saturday canceled its signature event. High-powered winds in a Friday-night storm tore through the symphony’s planned site in Irma’s Pasture, part of a ranch near Bazaar in Chase County.

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