THREE FORMER K-State football greats were nominated for the NFL’s Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman and Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles were nominated by their teams. Newman and Sproles are in the K-State Football Ring of Honor.
AN IOWA state lawmaker plans to introduce what he called a “suck it up, buttercup” bill targeting “annoying” post-election “hysteria,” the Washington Post reported. Republican Bobby Kaufmann’s bill would cut funding for universities that provide extra resources for post-election counseling and similar activities using taxpayer dollars. It would also create new criminal penalties for protestors who shut down highways.
ROOM AND BOARD will increase for students next year under a proposal submitted to the Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday, according to a letter published in K-State Today by Cindy Bontrager, vice president for administration and finance. If approved, the “typical” rate at K-State would increase by $210 from $8,520-$8,730, or 2.5 percent. Students at the University of Kansas would see the highest increase at $474 and students at Wichita State University would have the highest overall rates at $11,150. Pittsburg State University would have the smallest increase at $128 and the lowest rate at $7,700.