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BlacKkKlansman, national tensions and a filmmaker’s local roots

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on BlacKkKlansman, national tensions and a filmmaker’s local roots

On Thursday evening on the Kansas State University campus, filmmaker Kevin Willmott addressed the unsettling link between democracy and racism to an overflowing room in the student union.  Willmott’s discussion was titled, “BlacKkKlansman: A Response to the Resurgence of Racism in America Today”, and it was part of K-State’s The Art of Democracy symposium co-organized [...]

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Bowling fundraiser planned Sunday to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Bowling fundraiser planned Sunday to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

MANHATTAN — Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters serving Riley, Geary and Pottawatomie County is holding its annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser in Manhattan this weekend. Special Events Coordinator Tori Foster says this event is the signature fundraiser, with one third of the money raised going directly into the operating budget. Foster says each participant [...]

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Fort Riley wins bronze medal for community excellence

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Fort Riley wins bronze medal for community excellence

Fort Riley and one other installation received a bronze medal in the 2019 Army Communities of Excellence Award, a program that has existed since 1989. The awards are intended to promote excellence in installation management as well as process improvement and forts are assessed based on strategy and measurable business outcomes. Along with Wisconsin’s Fort [...]

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