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 [...]
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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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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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 [...]
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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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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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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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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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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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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