Drivers should have consideration for bicyclists

Having just managed a month-long project in Ethiopia, I found myself astonished at the self-centeredness reflected in Mr. Madden's editorial. In Ethiopia, the roads...

Obesity becomes a critical problem in the United States

Halloween is right around the corner, and many men can't wait to see droves of scantily clad women in outfits leaving little to the...

Republicans adopt celebrity spokesperson as ‘daddy’ of now-minority party

It's ironic that while many Republicans wish to portray President Obama as a celebrity politician, the obvious leader of their party is a celebrity...

‘Bad things’ in life may bring out the best in us

    It has already been almost a week since Thanksgiving. Hopefully, we all enjoyed the break from school, the time with family and the...

Collegian Blackout

Computer screens lit up editors' faces as we struggled to finish up the final few pages before deadline. At various points throughout the Collegian...

Students can get H1N1 vaccine Thursday

K-State students have been discouraged not to attend the H1N1 vaccination clinic today at the Riley County Health Clinic, but they should not not...

Taking from the living on behalf of the dead is not an acceptable practice

"I'm sorry for your loss, but don't you think your late mother would want her debt settled?"This kind of emotional manipulation is the latest...

20th century world in danger

Dear Editor:In the blink of an eye, a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse bomb could throw civilization back 200 years. And terrorists can build them for...

a world apart

Candidates must keep promises

It is the opinion of the editorial staff of the Collegian that students campaigning for SGA should be held accountable for their campaign promises...

Political poetry 1/27

"Tit for Tat"I once knew an old fellow named Hebrew,Who by this guy Adolf had been quite screwed,So a white politicianWith too much ammunitionSaid,...

Twitter users should promote debate, not stupidity

As I write this piece, Twitter took the time to inform me 50 Cent wrote on his Twitter feed, "I'm in the mood for...

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...

Basketball ticket donation to soldiers a noble cause

    On Dec. 20, K-State men's basketball ticket holders will have the opportunity to donate their tickets for the game against Centenary. The donated...

Police efforts better focused on violent crime than on drugs

As of 2010, more than 11 percent of Americans smoked marijuana in the previous year, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Stay involved in privilige fee allocations

Whether it's drinks in Aggieville or burritos at Chipotle, every student could get a lot out of $673.That amount is how much every full-time...

New administration brings promise of bipartisanship

No matter which side of the the political spectrum one leans toward, we all can aßgree it will be interesting to see the changes...

Manhattan Mercury site can help residents find justice in rental system

Editor,    Thank you for your coverage in Tuesday's Collegian of the issues surrounding inspections of rental properties in Manhattan.    As your story pointed out,...

U.S. should step into conflict, implement no-fly zone over Libya

The Earth may have entered the Twilight Zone on Saturday. For once, the people of a nation and nearly all of its neighbors openly...

A Few Admonitions

Whether you are graduating or simply remainingwe all could use some admonitionslike, Beware of Graduate Admissions.They'll rake your GPA over the coalsand find all...
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