Lack of evidence no reason not to indict careless mother

        Four months after she went missing, there has finally been an indictment for the disappearance of young Caylee Anthony, and the accused...

Mentors helpful when life gets tough

Life is tough, hard and — sometimes — it just plain sucks. When trouble comes, it is easy to think you are the only...

HIV/AIDS carry stigma but should not be ignored

HIV/AIDS is a scary thing. So scary that the majority of people choose to ignore it instead of face it and find a way...

Public transportation safer, cleaner than personal autos

We live in difficult economic and environmental times. Most college students have more luxury items than they admit to, and in the winter, luxury...

Soapbox vs. the pulpit: voters should form own political views

"Give to God what is right, not what is left." This is the message that greeted me one morning last fall on my way to...

Individual debt a major problem

A few years ago, American Express ran a TV commercial that infuriated me. As I recall, the ad showed a young couple buying engagement...

Hemp legalization would help U.S. economy

It's hard to be a consistent political conservative in 2010. New information and biting criticism from the left are exacerbating a great clash between...

Overuse of technology wrecks personal lives

A few days ago, my laptop charger stopped working. I panicked. I had a million things to do and nearly all of them involved...

Ethnic food communicates understanding of culture

I've heard many wise words and carried around plenty of knowledge in my life, and I have always been told that if you want...

K-State community should support male, female athletic teams equally

As the basketball season starts to wind down, we here at the Collegian had some thoughts not only about our women's teams, but about...

Friendship eliminates cultural boundaries

Fate has brought these women to Manhattan. Some are the wives of students, soldiers or professors. They come from all over the world and...

Students should take interest in student government, SGA affects all K-Staters

During my first year working for the Collegian, I was given a great opportunity to cover the Student Senate meetings each week. After reporting...

University questions answered: Wildcat pride, chickenhawks disdain

Dear K-Staters, If you have a problem with the mockery of the Chickenhawks, you might be offended by certain references in this edition of "Results...

Silence is shameful, perpetuates harassment

"They came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak...

Obama addresses rife with inconsistency

President Obama began Tuesday night's State of the Union address by celebrating the end of a war that he fought to extend. Reveling in...

DHS report creates dangerous definition of “extremists”

Right-wing extremism is on the rise. According to a report by the Department of Homeland Security, the reason for this increase is the "current...

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...

Cultural stereotypes perpetuated by both sides of the fence

    If you were to solicit opinions on campus about the demographic factor that most divides us as a student body, you would likely...

Working together necessary for a strong nation

                                        Now that the campaign is out of the way, President-elect Barack Obama and Sen....

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...
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