K-State Activity

Author, activist inspires K-State students to “make politics personal”

MANHATTAN — Angie Thomas, author of “The Hate U Give” hosted a lecture Thursday evening at McCain Auditorium. Thomas’ talk centered around making politics personal. It was co-sponsored by the Kansas State Book Network, or KSBN, the Diversity Programming Committee and the English department’s student honorary society, Sigma Tau Delta, among others. K-State architecture student [...]

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By |2019-04-12T11:05:43-05:00April 12th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Author, activist inspires K-State students to “make politics personal”

Party people pack Alumni Center for 2019 Polyester Party

Groovy people from across the Manhattan area got down for a cause the K-State Alumni Center for the 2019 Polyester Party Friday, April 5. The party is a fundraiser for the Johnson Cancer Research Center and is entering its eighth year, founded and emceed by KMAN Program Director Dave Lewis in honor of his wife [...]

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By |2019-04-08T21:24:29-05:00April 8th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Party people pack Alumni Center for 2019 Polyester Party

USDA awards $1.2 million to KSU researchers for bovine blood disease study

Kansas State University academics will be researching ways to combat an infectious cattle blood disease thanks to a million dollar U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, according to K-State Today. The USDA’s nearly $1.2 million grant will support an interdisciplinary team in studying ways to prevent the parasitic cause of bovine anaplasmosis — also known as [...]

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By |2019-04-04T14:18:13-05:00April 4th, 2019|Agriculture, anaplasmosis, K-State, K-State Activity, Kansas, Kansas State University, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, research, Riley County, USDA|Comments Off on USDA awards $1.2 million to KSU researchers for bovine blood disease study

K-State SGA, Manhattan City Commission host town hall on safe and affordable housing

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University students engaged with Manhattan City Commissioners Thursday at a town hall discussion where concerns were raised on a lack of safe and affordable housing in the city. The forum was hosted by the Kansas State University Student Governing Association along with Renters Together MHK. Hosted by the K-State Student Governing [...]

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By |2019-03-29T11:34:46-05:00March 29th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State SGA, Manhattan City Commission host town hall on safe and affordable housing

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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By |2019-03-21T19:04:51-05:00March 21st, 2019|Geary County, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on BlacKkKlansman, national tensions and a filmmaker’s local roots

Federal appeals court won’t dismiss Title IX lawsuit against KSU

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a lower decision not to dismiss two women’s Title IX lawsuit against Kansas State University. The plaintiffs, two former K-State students, allege that KSU officials did not take reasonable action to investigate when they reported being raped by other students — violating Title IX. They [...]

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By |2019-03-18T19:09:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Federal appeals court won’t dismiss Title IX lawsuit against KSU

“BlacKkKlansman” co-writer to attend annual K-State symposium

The K-State Center for Engagement and Community Development and the Mariana Kistler Beach Museum will be holding their “Art of Democracy” Symposium all day Thursday. This event is part of the Center for Engagement and Community Development’s annual engagement symposiums. The event is held every year on campus to highlight work being done at the [...]

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By |2019-03-17T16:57:07-05:00March 17th, 2019|BlacKkKlansman, K-State, K-State Activity, Kansas, Kansas State University, Kevin Willmott, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on “BlacKkKlansman” co-writer to attend annual K-State symposium

Dr. Samuel to deliver 2019 State of Diversity Address Monday

K-State’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion officer will present the latest about the university’s diversity advancement and engagement initiatives in an address Monday, March 18. Dr. Bryan Samuel will give the 2019 State of Diversity Address at the K-State Alumni Center from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Part of Samuel’s remarks will focus on the role of [...]

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KSU center recognized for cyber defense research

A Kansas State University cyber-security center has been recognized by the Department of Homeland Security and the NSA for the third time in the past 9 years, according to K-State Today. The Center for Information and Systems Assurance researches new ways to improve information and computer security systems while engaging students in the field. It [...]

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Souza draws parallels between Reagan and Obama with photo exhibit at Beach Museum

MANHATTAN — The man who photographed both President Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama was at McCain Auditorium Tuesday evening discussing his traveling exhibit “Two Presidents, One Photographer.” Pete Souza was the official White House photographer during Reagan’s second term from 1985 to 1989 and both terms under President Obama. Prior to the speaking engagement, Souza [...]

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By |2019-03-06T08:26:45-05:00March 6th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Souza draws parallels between Reagan and Obama with photo exhibit at Beach Museum