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Moran, Tiahrt face off for Kansas Senate position

Jul 29th, 2009

There could be trouble in paradise for Kansas Republicans. Reps. Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt are both seeking next year’s Republican Party nomination for Sen. Sam Brownback’s seat. Brownback will be running for governor of Kansas, according to…

Commission proposes updates to interections

Jul 29th, 2009

The Manhattan City Commission met Tuesday evening with city engineer Robert Ott and representatives from BG Consultants Inc. to discuss proposed updates to two intersections in west Manhattan. Jason Hoskinson, design engineer for BG Consultants, said the …

NBAF location decision still controversial

Jul 29th, 2009

A recent government investigation has called into question the future of the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility in Kansas. According to a draft report by the Government Accountability Office, the Department of Homeland Security allegedly relied on a r…

Collegian editors share favorite summer memories

Jul 29th, 2009

What was your favorite Collegian experience this summer? Matt Binter, Editor-in-Chief: I enjoyed the content we produced. We had some big events this summer, like getting our new President Kirk Schulz and the audit. Rebecca Bush, Managing Editor: I really…

Renaming of Sears Tower undermines American history

Jul 29th, 2009

The Willis Holding Group, a London insurance broker, took major control over America’s tallest skyscraper, the Sears Tower, in March. With a deal that entailed the purchase of the majority of the office space in the skyscraper, the firm was allowed …

NBAF perfect for Manhattan, K-State communities

Jul 29th, 2009

Most people know the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility as NBAF, and it’s all I’ve heard about since I stepped on campus last fall. I truly believe that it will be great for our university. Former K-State President Jon Wefald has said coun…

SGA leaders discuss goals for school year

Jul 29th, 2009

Student Governing Association might not currently be in session, but the heads of the legislative and executive branches of SGA have been busy preparing for the upcoming school year. The Collegian had the opportunity to sit down with Student Body Presiden…

Presidential inauguration location, date changed

Jul 29th, 2009

High interest in President Kirk Schulz’s inauguration ceremony has led organizers to change the venue and date to allow more people to attend. Schulz, who took office June 15, is scheduled to be inaugurated at 2 p.m. Sept. 24 in Bramlage Coliseum. T…

Summer fruit dip perfect for picnics

Jul 29th, 2009

A sweet summer treat that is low fat and full of fiber. INGREDIENTS

‘Little brother’ turns out to be perfect match for adventures

Jul 29th, 2009

“This is Adam, calling with Big Brothers Big Sisters. I was wondering if Jack was available.” I heard some rustling around for a bit and then on came little 10-year-old Jack. Awesome kid. Awesome. The first day we met I saw him contemplating something be…

Upbeat tracks make new Thomas album a hit

Jul 29th, 2009

The familiar poppy/alternative rock sound of Rob Thomas’ new sophomore album explodes with uplifting love songs, slap-in-the-face reality comparisons and the infamous twangy yet upbeat, bad-haircut-but-can-sing Rob Thomas sound. Thomas’ smooth crooning b…

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