News Briefs


K-State to “complete the bowl” of Bill Snyder Family Stadium

After recently completing the Vanier Family Football Complex, a $68 million project, K-State athletic department representatives and Athletic Director John Currie, announced the launch of the public campaign for for the stadium’s next transformation step, according to the Little Apple Post.

Phase IIIB in the remodel of Bill Snyder Family Stadium will cost approximately $15 million, and will focus on completing the 2010 Master Plan’s vision for the northeast corner of the stadium. This step in the transformation process will create a stadium bowl, complete with new features for spectators and elements of operation.

Former KU student enters diversion program after charges of sexual battery

After a 19-year-old woman claimed to have been forced into sex with him in a University of Kansas residence hall room in 2014, a 20-year-old former KU student recently entered a diversion program, according to the Little Apple Post.

Under a variety of conditions, including abstinence from alcohol and drug use and writing the woman an apology, The Douglas County district attorney’s office will not prosecute the suspect.

According to the report, the woman was said to have agreed with the decision of the state to have her accused offender put in the diversion program.

Wichita State plans to increase evening police presence due to recent robberies

Due to two recent on-campus robberies, Wichita State University announced plans to increase law enforcement presence on campus during the evening, according to the Little Apple Post.

University spokespeople announced Tuesday that between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m., campus officers will increase their number of patrol shifts in the area at night, and there will be officers patrolling the campus on foot.

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