Channel 8: Renters Together MHK comes together to fight for safe and affordable housing


For many people living in Manhattan, housing situations can be less than ideal. Hayley Spellman, senior at Kansas State University, is just one of many Manhattan residents that has faced both cost burdened and unsafe housing. But many community members are banding together to fight for safe and affordable housing and they have found support in the city commission.

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My name is Kaylie McLaughlin and I'm the ex-managing editor and audience engagement manager of the Collegian. Previously, I've been the editor-in-chief and the news editor. In the past, I have also contributed to the Royal Purple Yearbook and KKSU-TV. Off-campus, you can find my bylines in the Wichita Eagle, the Shawnee Mission Post and KSNT News. I grew up just outside of Kansas City in Shawnee, Kansas. I’m a senior in digital journalism with a minor in French and a secondary focus in international and area studies. As a third-generation K-Stater, I bleed purple and my goal is to serve the Wildcat community with accurate coverage.