K-State Activity

K-State Polytechnic to offer tuition help to aspiring pilots

SALINA — Kansas State University has partnered with an airline to help students who want to be pilots with tuition and job placement. The Wichita Eagle reports that the university’s Polytechnic Campus in Salina has partnered with Piedmont Airlines and its cadet program. Piedmont’s cadet program will provide the benefits to select students enrolled at [...]

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By | 2018-04-02T14:11:17-05:00 April 2nd, 2018|K-State Activity, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on K-State Polytechnic to offer tuition help to aspiring pilots

Superheros, fantasy take over KSU Union for Little Apple Comic Expo

The Little Apple Comic Expo brought 55 vendors from all over the state and country Saturday inside the K-State Student Union. The vendors represented the diversity of the comic book convention’s attendees mirroring interests in superheros, sci-fi, fantasy, music and writing. Saturday was the third year for the convention, also simply known as LACE. The [...]

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By | 2018-03-12T13:05:05-05:00 March 12th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Superheros, fantasy take over KSU Union for Little Apple Comic Expo

K-State’s Black Student Union again receives title of best in Big 12

Kansas State University’s Black Student Union is again the best in the Big 12 Conference, according to a press release from KSU Friday. For the 10th time in 12 years, the university’s Black Student Union won the Clarence Wine Award for Outstanding Big 12 Council of the Year at the 41st annual Big 12 Conference [...]

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By | 2018-03-09T13:50:58-06:00 March 9th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on K-State’s Black Student Union again receives title of best in Big 12

Fire evacuates students at Wefald Hall Friday morning

No injuries were reported in a Friday morning fire at Wefald Hall on Kansas State University’s Manhattan campus. The fire was extinguished by the hall’s suppression system, according to the K-State Police Department. Students were evacuated from the hall and relocated to Kramer Dining Center. Denison Avenue between Claflin Avenue and Platt Street is closed [...]

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By | 2018-03-02T08:21:55-06:00 March 2nd, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Fire evacuates students at Wefald Hall Friday morning

Candidates, forum dates announced for K-State provost search

The search committee for the next K-State provost and executive vice president has selected four candidates to visit campus for interviews. The committee invites participation in the following open forums with the candidates: Charles Taber — 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the K-State Alumni Center’s A and D banquet rooms. Reception to follow, 5-6 [...]

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By | 2018-03-01T13:46:04-06:00 March 1st, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Candidates, forum dates announced for K-State provost search

Advocate for student free speech, Mary Beth Tinker explains the “mighty times” of 1969 and now

Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent School District was a landmark Supreme Court case that brought to light the issue of student’s free speech. Mary Beth Tinker, a student that was suspended for wearing a black arm band to school, was just one of the students that stood up for their rights. “I was living in [...]

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By | 2018-02-25T09:56:12-06:00 February 25th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Advocate for student free speech, Mary Beth Tinker explains the “mighty times” of 1969 and now

Myers announces broader smoke-free policy for KSU effective June 1

K-State President Richard Myers announced Friday KSU will enact a new smoke-free policy on all all university-owned property beginning June 1. In a letter published through K-State Today, Myers said this broader policy expands on existing protocol. “Everyone has the right to breathe clean air at work and school, and becoming a smoke-free university will improve the [...]

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By | 2018-02-23T13:15:31-06:00 February 23rd, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Myers announces broader smoke-free policy for KSU effective June 1

Universities to meet in Topeka for annual progress report

The Kansas Board of Regents will meet Wednesday at the Curtis State Office Building in Topeka. Blake Flanders, president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, will present the annual Foresight 2020 progress report. Foresight 2020 is a 10-year strategic agenda for the state’s public higher education system that includes goals to increase higher [...]

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By | 2018-02-14T10:51:15-06:00 February 14th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Universities to meet in Topeka for annual progress report

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores policing, Kaepernick in Bramlage Q&A

Bramlage Coliseum has had its share of basketball greats on its court over the years, but none as legendary as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Tuesday night the six-time NBA champion, social justice advocate and all-time points leader in NBA history — still to this day after retiring in 1989 —  responded to a wide range of topics [...]

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By | 2018-02-07T14:47:33-06:00 February 7th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores policing, Kaepernick in Bramlage Q&A

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak in Bramlage Tuesday night

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be in Bramlage Colisuem Tuesday night. Bringing the six-time NBA Champion and Lakers great to the Little Apple was a collaborative effort between the K-State Black Student Union, Student Govering Association, Union Program Council and Athletics Department. The special event, which is free and open to the public thanks to [...]

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By | 2018-02-05T13:40:35-06:00 February 5th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak in Bramlage Tuesday night