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Daniel Caudill

Reporter

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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.

Portfolio

The Sunflower

The Sunflower
10/23/2019
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
10/17/2019
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
09/29/2019
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
09/16/2019
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
09/05/2019
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
09/21/2019
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
08/20/2019
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
06/26/2019
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
06/15/2019
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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