Monthly Archives: January 2013

Snyder agrees to a new five-year contract

After leading the K-State Wildcats to the Fiesta Bowl and a Big 12 Conference championship for the first time since 2003, head football coach...

K-State ends losing streak with big win over Texas

The No. 18 K-State men's basketball team (16-4,5-2 Big 12 Conference) was determined to end its two-game losing streak Wednesday night when they played...

Students walk to class through snow day after temperatures break 70s

Just days after warm weather had students across campus leaving their heavy winter gear at home, a snowstorm hit Manhattan. Tuesday night, over two...

Wildcat big men improve front court game to defeat Longhorns

Heading into Wednesday's game, K-State head coach Bruce Weber made his disappointment in the Wildcat big men more than evident. After back-to-back games...

Students connect with employers at Agri-Industry Career Fair

Hundreds of K-State agriculture students gathered with potential employers to explore job and internship opportunities at the Agri-Industry Career Fair Wednesday in the Union...

Students with ADHD face additional challenges when entering college

The transition from high school to college can often be difficult for students. College students tend to have a lot of responsibilities from organizing...

Home-field incentive could take NBA All-Star game from good to great

Every season, All-Star weekend is always a good time for NBA fans. There are always incredible events going on. Whether it's watching future stars...

Sleep deprivation affects learning, focus, memory

It is the start of a new semester, and for many that means being sleep-deprived more often than rested. Everyone has excuses for why...

Despite energy boost, caffeine drinks prove addictive, potentially lethal

When the snooze button can be hit no more, many people turn to coffee, energy drinks and other sources of liquid energy to get...

International news briefs

Gunman wounds five in Phoenix office buildingA gunman opened fire at an office complex in Phoenix Wednesday, wounding five people before fleeing, according to...

The Blotter: Jan. 31

Tuesday, Jan. 29Brandon James Crubel, of the 4300 block of Fawn Circle, was booked for probation violation. Bond was set at $1,000.Joshua Daniel Vanvelkinburgh,...

Southwell settles into his groove, shows vast improvement over last season

No player has been more affected by K-State head coach Bruce Weber’s decision to go with a smaller, four-guard lineup heading into conference play...

Wildcats must limit second-chance opportunities against Texas

In terms of shooting, the K-State men's basketball team did not have much difficulty playing with Iowa State on Saturday. Take a look at...

By the numbers

0 — The number of road wins that the Texas Longhorns have accumulated this season. Yes, Texas has had some tough road tests, playing...

Despite Longhorns’ losses, Texas still poses a threat

When fans hear about Texas athletics, they usually think of Mack Brown and the Longhorns football program. However, men's basketball head coach Rick Barnes...

Israeli Ambassador discusses alliance between US, Israel

Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States, discussed the controversial alliance...

Multipurpose cola: Coke can be used for cleaning, cooking

Many people around the world enjoy the carbonated beverage Coca-Cola on a daily basis. Although once marketed as a medicine, and now as a...

Police presence near Union for security purposes

With all of the mass shootings happening around the country, a hoard of police vehicles and officers in body armor is enough to make...

The Blotter: Jan. 30

Monday, Jan. 28James Leanthony Marqu Gayle, of Junction City, was booked for violation of protection orders. No bond was listed.Titiana Maria Ayala, of the...

Topeka Zoo receives fine from USDA for animal mistreatment, neglect

The city of Topeka agreed last week to pay $45,000 in fines to settle a 2011 complaint by the U.S. Department of Agriculture against...
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