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Uncontested candidates eager to continue serving Riley County

With years in elected office under their belts, Riley County Treasurer Shilo Heger and Attorney Barry Wilkerson said they're still committed to serving the public.

K-State professor studies social situations, reactions and responses of individuals

Donald Saucier began researching when he began graudate school.

Q&A: Libertarian candidate for 66th district talks marijuana, government spending

Edgar Chambers V is a Libertarian running for the Kansas House of Representatives. Here's what he had to say about his campaign.

OPINION: Fox ‘News’ is a propaganda machine

The definition of propaganda is “information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.” Fox “News” perfectly embodies all of this, and we’ll explain why.

American Criminal Justice Association hosts FBI speaker presentation

Michael Miller speaks to students and members of the ACJA about his clinical knowledge on crime in our world today.

Campus and state briefs from March 11

K-State Salina lecture explores alternatives to incarceration, Hale Library ranks among the nation's best, Moran's bi-partisan bill passes unanimously through committee

Local and state briefs

K-State's first free online class reaches six continents, proposed budget bill will still leave Kans. with a deficit, House Reps. concerned about proposed diversion of highway funding

Local and state briefs

K-State's first free online class reaches six continents, proposed budget bill will still leave Kans. with a deficit, House Reps. concerned about proposed diversion of highway funding

Magistrate judge highlights racial and economic disparity within the court

Magistrate Judge Hochhauser speaks on inequalities regarding minority representation within Riley County court system

Opinion: Understanding the privilege behind the Ferguson verdict

Crockett argues that the verdict is a symptom of a system that unfairly targets minorities.

Humiliation worthy alternative to traditional justice

There has been a trend in the 21st century of unusual punishments for minor crimes, many of which involve some sort of humiliation or...

People, not video games, at fault for violent crimes

The last two summers have been rough for the discussion on violence in the media. In 2011, there was a mass murderer in Norway who...

Children who commit adult crimes need developmental health care

In March 6, 1989, 9-year-old Cameron Kocher was playing video games at a neighbor's house when 7-year-old Jessica Carr bragged that she was better...

Stand your ground law draws mixed reaction from K-State students

When Trayvon Martin, 17-year-old high school student from Sanford, Fla., was walking home on Feb. 26, he was carrying a bottle of iced tea...

K-State alumna to speak on career in social justice

K-State alumna Kristy Parker, who received a bachelor's of arts in history from K-State in 1991, will be giving a dinner and lecture entitled...

Anthony trial proves effectiveness of American justice system

At a philosophical level, many people can argue the merits of whether or not 1,000 guilty people should go free rather than having one...

Legislation’s act, popular trends downplay rape as a serious crime

Recently, House Republicans introduced H.R. 3, or the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," which included language that would limit government funding of abortions...

Dept. of Justice findings: College students tend not to report rape

It is estimated one out of four women will be raped by the time they graduate college, according to a report from the U.S....

Lawmakers should drop ‘hate crime’ term, base punishment on actions

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Matthew Shepard Act, and it moved to the Senate to do the same. If the...

‘CSI’ creates myths that change justice system

A couple weeks ago, I took a look at the much loved prime-time drama "House." "House" blends truth with unreality in ways that were...