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What is a Shocker? - Wichita State University Trivia

By March 9, 2014

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With 33 wins and no losses, the Wichita State Shockers are doing well once again this basketball season. This impressive feat raises an obvious question: What the heck is a shocker?

Wichita State Shockers
Wichita State Shockers
Drawing by Laura Reyome
Laura's interpretation of a shocker incorporates a little artistic license. Actually, it's 100% artistic license. A shocker has nothing to do with electricity, lighting bolts, or tazers. The word has much more humble origins. Learn more here: What is a Shocker?

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