City commission to issue proclamations

    Manhattan commissioners will present proclamations of Constitution Week and Community Cultural Harmony Week and discuss the addition of two new school zones at...

Abstinence-only sex ed ignores reality of young adults’ curiosity, actions

    Every day in the United States, children are being educated under the rules of Title V, Section 510 of the Social Security Act....

Lil’ Wayne falls short of “best rapper alive,” put to shame by predecessors

Editor,    Eric Davis wrote on the Sept. 11 Edge page that Lil' Wayne is the best rapper alive because he "manipulates words and phrases...

University should focus spending on education rather than expansion

Editor,    What I saw on the front page of the Collegian on Sept. 11 was insanity. The budget cuts for the university that could...

Innovative thinking newest facet of philanthropy

    The evolution of philanthropy has spanned the history of the United States.     As defined by the Council on Foundations, "philanthropy has strong...

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....

Speaking one’s mind could benefit everyone

    Every month a slew of magazines stack their glossy pages into newsstands and into mailboxes, their bright headlines yelling loudly in a desperate...

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...