K-State Activity

K-State VSA celebrates Lunar New Year

The Vietnamese Student Association at Kansas State University held a Lunar New Year celebration at the Student Union on Saturday. The event kicked off in Forum Hall with a presentation on the folklore that started the holiday known as Tết.  Afterwards a strange man entered on stage starting the traditional dragon lion dance.  The dancers danced [...]

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By |2019-02-18T12:40:57-06:00February 18th, 2019|K-State Activity, Kansas, Kansas State University, KMAN, Local News, Lunar New Year, Manhattan, Manhattan KS|Comments Off on K-State VSA celebrates Lunar New Year

Farmers face uncertainty as congress discusses USMCA

The President of the United States and his counterparts from continental neighbors signed a trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Act back in November. The provisions included in it would require that 75 percent of an automobile’s parts be made in North America to avoid customs charges, up from 62.5 percent, as [...]

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By |2019-02-08T15:30:53-06:00February 8th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Farmers face uncertainty as congress discusses USMCA

Observers encouraged to further work, beliefs of MLK at KSU ceremony

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Kansas State University on Jan. 19, 1968 where he spoke to a crowd of 7,000 at Ahearn Field House about racial inequality in the United States and advocating non-violent actions to bring about change. Many from K-State and the community came out to keep his memory alive at a [...]

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By |2019-02-01T23:59:38-06:00February 1st, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Observers encouraged to further work, beliefs of MLK at KSU ceremony

KSU to hold weekend concert band clinic

It’s going to be a musical weekend around the Kansas State campus. The K-State Concert Band Clinic, now in its 26th year, brings in more than 700 Midwest students to participate in workshops with nationally acclaimed guest clinicians. The clinic starts Friday, Jan. 25, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 27.  The event will include seven large [...]

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By |2019-01-25T09:54:04-06:00January 25th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU to hold weekend concert band clinic

Free tax preparation help available to area residents starting Jan. 30

Area residents who earn $54,000 or less can receive free income tax preparation assistance. Coordinated by the Riley County K-State Research and Extension, the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will open a site at the Manhattan Public Library. They’ll provide services six days a week, starting January 30 and running through February 16. [...]

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By |2019-01-24T11:16:44-06:00January 24th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Free tax preparation help available to area residents starting Jan. 30

Numerous area roads and highways close amid icy conditions

Update 3:40 p.m. Hwy 177 is open, but traffic is down to 1 lane. Ice is making the route difficult. Tuttle Creek Blvd is back open. Hwy 24 in Pott. County from Onaga to Schoeman is back open. Original story: Slick roads are expected to stick around for the night as a winter weather advisory [...]

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By |2019-01-22T15:31:33-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Fort Riley, Geary County, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wamego|Comments Off on Numerous area roads and highways close amid icy conditions

KSU professors researching system to treat crops utilizing robots

Researchers at Kansas State University are working on a system to make chemical crop treatments more efficient using robots have been awarded an $882,920 USDA grant. The focus of their work is a system that can identify the presence of crop pests and utilize focused chemical applications by autonomous robots. It’s an effort to reduce [...]

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By |2019-01-18T14:44:46-06:00January 18th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU professors researching system to treat crops utilizing robots

KSU to kick off Spring semester with week of activities

K-State’s Spring semester is set to begin Tuesday, Jan. 22, as will the university’s Week of Welcome festivities. Students will be able to take part in activities every day of the week, running until Tuesday, Jan. 29. The week starts with a game of Hungry Hungry Humans in the Student Union courtyard from 11 a.m. [...]

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By |2019-01-18T12:42:50-06:00January 18th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU to kick off Spring semester with week of activities

KSU’s Pair Center to remain open after public response

After an effort from stakeholders — including a Change.org petition — a Kansas State University horticultural center that was previously announced to be shutting down due to budgetary concerns will remain open. The John C. Pair Horticulture Center will continue to be a center for research and extension outreach in Haysville. Opened in 1970, the [...]

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By |2019-01-18T10:07:33-06:00January 18th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU’s Pair Center to remain open after public response

Myers optimistic as K-State prepares for spring semester, legislative session

MANHATTAN — The spring semester begins next week at Kansas State University with some uncertainty as the federal government shutdown continues. While it isn’t impacting students borrowing federal financial aid, K-State President Richard Myers, a guest on KMAN’s In Focus Monday, said it has the potential to impact research conducted at the university. The ripple effect [...]

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By |2019-01-14T15:12:13-06:00January 14th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Myers optimistic as K-State prepares for spring semester, legislative session