No Context Required: Sept. 2018


No Context Required is a collection of weird anecdotes and funny comments heard from random passersby across the Kansas State Manhattan campus, presented anonymously and without context. Here’s what we heard in the month of September.

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No Context Required is compiled by community editors Kyle Hampel, senior in English, and Olivia Rogers, junior in political science. The views and opinions expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Collegian. Please send comments to

Kyle Hampel
Those words you just read were written by me, Kyle Hampel. I'm an English major who has very strong feelings about barbecue pizza and the Oxford comma. I like to write articles about my strong opinions, too! I also play lots of musical instruments and video games, but never at the same time. I'm the copy editor and a deputy multimedia editor this semester. Beloit, Kansas, is proud to call me their own, along with several other towns I've lived in that aren't as special to me.