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...

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...

K-State wise to ditch WebMail for improved e-mail service

    For the many students who despise WebMail because of its limitations with storage, spam and quick overturn for alumni, we have good news.   ...

No matter what we do for a living, we are all equal

    Mike Rowe has been getting down and dirty for years on Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs" series.     Every week he travels across America...

McCain’s VP pick of Alaska governor might be a strategic error

    What exactly can one make of the vice presidential candidates?    Joseph Biden is a logical, if slightly conventional, selection.  Because of his long...

Columnist compares notorious dictator and president

    The past six or seven years, there have been many comments in the media and on the Web about the striking resemblance between...

Editors want readers to stay active during busy school year

    The beginning of the school year signifies long nights of no sleep and high levels of stress for professors and students alike. Lost...

Safe sex campaign good start, but neglects women

    As college students, we've been told through many means and mediaoutlets that safe sex is the best sex. And now, thanks to the...

Gov. Sebelius neglects Kansas on her quest for national spotlight

    Kathleen Sebelius would like to have you believe that she is a moderate. Indeed, over the course of her past two terms as...

Summer experiences provide lifetime lessons

    That's a wrap on my final steps of achieving my dream to be the Editor in Chief of a collegiate publication. When I...

Batman’s reliance on own assets makes him “everyman” superhero

Here comes the question of the century: Who would win in a battle between Batman and Spiderman?    I cheer for Batman. He is the...

Spiderman’s superpowers give him true edge in superhero battles

    It's the ultimate battle: superhero vs. superhero. Spiderman vs. Batman.     Here's the catch: Batman does not have superpowers and does not actually...

Editors share summer memories, Collegian late night deadline adventures

Salena StrateEditor in chiefMy advice for any K-State student: spend one summer in Manhattan before you graduate. Even though I pushed my staff and...

Hot times on campus

    Summer is usually seen as a time for campus to rejuvenate after two long semesters, but it seems campus is as busy as...