Don’t Expect Perfect Politicans

    We live in a tough, dog-eat-dog world where protection is hard to come by. How do we ensure our survival?     Admittedly, in...

Circumcision helpful for health

Editor,    Adam Pham did very little real research to come to his decision that male circumcision has no real value in the 21st century....

Post 9/11 actions, feelings more important than whereabouts

    It's been seven years since terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington and a...

People show true colors when faced with difficult times

        , "Destruction leads to a very rough road, but it also breeds creation."     Disasters give way to massive amounts of hardship and...

Russian, Venezuelan alliance a cause for concern

    It was confirmed in an early Monday report that Russia plans to send part of its naval fleet to Venezuela for strategic exercises....

Outstanding pick: Palin a perfect and moderate choice for McCain

    During her acceptance speech for the Republican Party's vice presidential nomination, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said the profound dislike of Sen. John McCain...

VP hopeful might be hiding the truth about son’s birth

    Bristol Palin has become a household name over night.     Sen. John McCain's running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, stated on Sept. 1...

Students should take advantage of free time, extracurriculars

    The dreaded day in August when your summer ends and school takes over your life has come and gone. By now, most students...

Male circumcision unnecessary, barbaric in 21st century

    Some kinds of arguments are best introduced as thought experiments.     Suppose there existed a painful, unnecessary, possibly injurious rite of passage that...

Less education hinders citizens’ political clout

    Candidates campaigning for the U.S. presidency have spent much time debating many of President George W. Bush's policies, like the No Child Left...

Land of the free is leading police state

    The United States had 2.2 million people locked in prison or jail in 2007, according to The Washington Post. This is an increase...

Students who support local businesses help K-State, themselves

    On a Friday or Saturday afternoon, it's easy to spot students entering a local liquor store to prepare for a weekend of tailgating,...

Women, society benefit from expanded role

    The past year has been a year of firsts for women across the United States.      We have seen Hillary Clinton run to...

Public funding translates to lower quality art

      Art always has been a highly subjective topic, fully embodying the saying, "One man's trash is another man's treasure." It is rare...

Online dating still seen as taboo in today’s society

    Tell your buddy you met your girlfriend at a Royals game, and he'll congratulate you.     Tell your buddy you met your girlfriend...

Democracy: a dying force in United States

    In our society, where more people vote for "American Idol" than for the American president, it is easy to see democracy is slowly...

Experience a necessity for any political race

In the heat of political battles that seem to be obnoxious to the everyday citizen, rises a race that soon will grab our attention....

Protect yourself from STDs: Get tested regularly

College is a time for new experiences, and since one fourth of K-State's student population is new to campus this fall, it might be...

Campaigns focus on non-traditional forms of beauty

When I think of the most beautiful woman I have ever seen, I think of someone with class, dignity and success — someone who...

Oil companies should not be criticized, scolded for achieving ‘American dream’

     Oil companies want to make as much money as possible, and this is not necessarily a bad thing.     Our economy works best...
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