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K-State Students Rally for DACA

K-State students took to Bosco Plaza to show support for the DACA program and its recipients. Student Marlene Campos is a DACA recipient and hopes that her dream of pursuing a career in infectious disease research is still possible. K-State students took to Bosco Plaza to show support for the DACA

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 15:00:58

REVIEW: Downtown Boys' latest album is intense, political

When you start listening to the album "Cost of Living" by the Downtown Boys, you get a light-hearted yet energetic sound that makes you think, "This might be a nice little alternative rock album," possibly due to the occasional saxophone. But as soon as lead vocalist Victoria Ruiz comes in, I find

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-23 00:00:00

Channel 8: Changes to Greek Life at K-State cause concern

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life has been dissolved under the changes that have been made by the university. These changes have affected students involved in Greek life. As Homecoming rolls around, students will see the first effects of these changes due to trademark rules in place for ind

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 15:00:09

Channel 8: K-State Cats Cupboard

On Sept. 14, 2017, Vice President of Administration Sarah Barrett led a forum in order to raise awareness for the Cats' Cupboard, an on-campus food pantry. The Cats' Cupboard is primarily for students who might not be able to afford food every week. The food pantry is always looking for volunteers t

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 14:54:37

National speaker delivers speech for Mental Wellness Week

Brent Scarpo, speaker and life coach, presents 'The Dog that Saved My Life' with his dog Sophie in the Cottonwood Room on Sept. 21 as a part of Mental Wellness week. (Photo by Regan Tokos | Collegian Media Group) Brent Scarpo, national speaker and life coach, visited campus Thursday night as part of

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 12:18:19

First Christian celebrates 150 years

First Christian Church, which has been around almost as long as the state, will celebrate its 150th year on Sunday. Thirty-six members signed a charter to found First Christian in August 1867, six years after Kansas became a state in 1861. Former senior ministers Ben Duerfeldt (1966 to 1990) and Nei

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Former ambassador: Trump's Afghanistan plan could work

An expert on Afghanistan gives the Trump administration solid marks for developing a strategy there that could actually work, even though he says "they're doing a terrible job of explaining it." Ronald Neumann, the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan from 2005 to 2007, was in Manhattan Thursday to speak

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Charity gives $100K for MHS auditorium

A charitable foundation has given $100,000 toward the improvement of the auditorium at Manhattan High School, and organizers of the effort are trying to come up with another $50,000 by March. The lead gift - from the Goldstein Family Foundation - will help kick off a campaign to replace the stage fl

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

CITY NOTEBOOK | Senior center opens renovated kitchen

The Riley County Seniors' Service Center completed its $280,000 kitchen remodeling project this week. The remodeling project included new kitchen equipment, a new layout and air conditioning. The oven, stove, dishwasher and the kitchen itself hadn't changed since 1982, when the center first opened.

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

RCPD to host saturation patrol

The Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol Friday night, according to a press release. Officers will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Drivers who show signs of alcohol or drug consumption will be evaluated and confirmed impaired driv

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Two advance to finals of talent competition

Manhattan Parks and Recreation might have to rename 'Manhattan's Got Talent' to 'Manhattan and Clay Center's Got Talent.' Two people from Clay Center who are cousins, Alysia Cameron and Dillon Cowing, were among 13 competitors or groups who made it to the finals for "Manhattan's Got Talent," accordi

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-22 20:24:00

UPC films are in full swing this fall

In a rather small town like Manhattan, students are usually faced with the decision of what to do on weekends, and if it is affordable for a college budget. Luckily, the K-State Union Performance Council (UPC) is here to help guide those decisions for students. The UPC is a student-led organization

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-21 20:47:25

One in five K-State undergrads will skip meals to save money, research says

The Cats' Cupboard on Kansas State campus in Manhattan Kan. on Sept. 21, 2017. (Photo by Alex Shaw | Collegian Media Group) College students' hectic schedules often result in missed meals, but for some Kansas State students, cutting their food consumption down to one or two meals per day is a consci

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 01:00:00

Students, community members confront Sen. Moran on health care

Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with Kansas State students in Manhattan, Kan. on Sept. 21, 2017. (Photo by Regan Tokos | Collegian Media Group) Following a surprise visit to campus, a group of students and members of the community confronted Sen. Jerry Moran to start a conversation on health care. The disc

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Union Governing Board votes in favor of IFC, PHC office space

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life on Kansas State campus in Manhattan, Kan. (Photo by Justin Wright | Collegian Media Group) After much discussion at the Union Governing Board meeting Sept. 8, the board recommended that the Interfraternal Council and Panhellenic Council keep their previous

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Sen. Moran surprises agricultural economics lecture

Senator Jerry Moran made a surprise visit to Kansas State professor Barry Flinchbaugh's agricultural economics lecture Wednesday. Moran shared his life experience and advice for the students in the lecture. "I'm a first-generation college graduate with a huge passion in history and politics," Moran

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Plans to change Title IX legislation have unclear effect on K-State

Anderson Hall on Kansas State campus in Manhattan, Kan. (Photo by Justin Wright | Collegian Media Group) Betsy DeVos, United States secretary of education, announced plans on Sept. 7 to ratify the Title IX legislation regarding sexual assault. However, official changes to legislation have not been m

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Stone relics in Kansas gain popularity

VOLLAND - The back roads of the Flint Hills hold a certain charm. The tires of a lone vehicle crunch the chert gravel on the unpaved roads. Sunflowers fill ditches and blue stem prairie grasses dance in the wind. Then there are the ruins - stone fences leading to nowhere, walls of forgotten barns an

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-22 05:01:00

KSDB roundtable discusses tuition increases

With 20 seconds left in the hour, headphones were on and microphone's volumes were raised as the on-air red light flashed and the specialized group geared up to discuss a topic close to home to K-State's students: tuition increases. KSDB, Manhattan's student-run radio station, hosts roundtables wit

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-21 20:57:32

Moran wants more info before health care vote

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, said Thursday he wants as much information as possible on the latest health care bill before voting on it. Moran addressed the Graham-Cassidy bill in between stops on his conservation tour in the Manhattan area. The bill is the latest attempt from the Republican Part

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 23:00:00