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‘Largest Charity Drag Show in the World’ empowers students in gender, diversity and education

Kansas State’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance, LGBT Resource Center, Student Governing Association and Union Program council host the annual K-State Drag Show 

Review: Antojitos Mexicanos El Sol

Antojitos Mexicanos El Sol could be your next dinner spot, but the food is hit-or-miss

‘Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet’: Unpolished, but still worth the play

The latest open-world Pokémon games deliver desired gameplay experience but contain graphics and performance-related issues.

Kansas City Chiefs celebrate with fans at Super Bowl Parade

An account of a student’s experience at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl Parade.

Actors From The London Stage: Can ‘Romeo and Juliet’ be done with five people?

The McCain Auditorium was filled with love, laughter and sorrow as actors switched between characters, sometimes within seconds.

OPINION: Real Relationships in a world of rom-coms

A Kansas State student shares her views on how to make the most out of relationships and friendships.

Cozy with coffee: Local coffee shops treat customers to February-exclusive drinks

Love is in the air — or is it the smell of coffee? Either way, local coffee shops have been brewing up February drink specials with lots of love.

‘Social media touches every single one of our industries’: K-State Social Media Week 2023

From Feb. 13-17, Kansas State Social Media Week will give students opportunities to learn and network with social media influencers and professionals. 

The Pasta Boys are Back: Kelly Clarkson Show, philanthropy events and more

When Kenedi Kelso, Quinn Tilley, Tyler Bolz and Santino Trombino originally went viral on TikTok for their pasta drive-thru, they saw an opportunity to make an impact on the Manhattan community, and they continue to do just that. 

‘Make a Choice’: A film review of ‘Knock at the Cabin’

It’s a quiet, sun-filled day in the forests of Pennsylvania. The birds sing, the grasshoppers chirp and the trees rustle.

Local poster competition to award $1000 and support Community Arts Fund

The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation is looking for the next winner of the Commemorative Poster Contest, a poster design competition with a prize of $1,000. 

House Bar has ‘the craziest music in the ‘Ville’

The long-awaited Johnny Kaw’s House Bar and The Barn are now open in Aggieville. Located across from Johnny Kaw’s Yard Bar, the pair have already drawn large crowds.

McCool’s: Manhattan’s newest hometown sports bar

McCool’s Bar + Kitchen first opened its doors in autumn of 2022 on North Manhattan Avenue. Located between Porter’s and Globe Indian Cuisine, McCool’s is a laid-back yet hip new bar, offering inexpensive drinks and a variety of food options. 

Input Salad: new student-run salad shop to open in Manhattan

Input Salad to share a brick-and-mortar space with TheraPie in March.

Review: ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” is a sequel that lives up to and surpasses its predecessor, delivering a serious story along with many laughs. 

Local beer brewed with donuts to sell exclusively in Manhattan

Varsity Donuts and Manhattan Brewing Company have joined forces to combine two American favorites: donuts and beer.

Sandstorm returns — but do students understand the significance?

While some students are thrilled about the return of Sandstorm at basketball games, others don’t understand the hype.

Life hacks for college in Manhattan

This list of life hacks might make your time in Manhattan more meaningful — and fun.

‘40 oz. to Fresno’ album – the good and the bad

A review of Joyce Manor’s new album: what to listen to and what to skip.

The lasting legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at Kansas State

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy touched many corners of Kansas State this week.