Diversity and inclusion officer to leave K-State, join UTA in May

Bryan Samuel, chief diversity and inclusion officer, will assume new duties as vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Texas-Arlington in early May.

Campus Police Activity: Mar. 7 to Mar. 21

Kansas State Police responded to multiple thefts and criminal damage to property under $1,500, driving while license is suspended, revoked or canceled, driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Student senate amends, passes bill decreasing Fine Arts privilege fee, passes resolution on inclusivity

This decision will lead to major cuts to departments like McCain Auditorium, Theater, Dance, Art and English.

Textbooks 2.0 focus of 2021 All In for K-State

Each year, All In for K-State has a fundable idea committee that gives applications to campus partners to decide the objective of their event. Last year's philanthropy was delayed because of the pandemic.

Peters Recreation Complex reopens some additional services for students, guests

The Rec opened the north sand volleyball courts on March 10 and racquetball courts, squash courts and the games lounge on Monday. However, there is a two-person limit for each indoor court.

COVID-19 survivors, others reflect after one year of the pandemic

At this point in March 2020, professor of practice in journalism and mass communications Andrew Smith was waiting on his test results for COVID-19. Given how sick he already was and his recent international travels, a positive test was almost inevitable.

Privilege Fee Committee recommends decrease to Wildcat Watch

The votes passed unanimously.

K-State rated one of the most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in the nation

Kansas State received a 5/5 rating from Campus Pride, but some campus community members think the university can improve.

Student senate introduces resolution on inclusivity, passes continuance of counseling services, student health privilege...

On Thursday evening, the student senate passed continuances for the next fiscal year for Lafene Health Center and Counseling Services.

Voter turnout down from last year, still good, elections commissioner said

This year, campaigns utilized sidewalk chalking, tabling in the K-State Student Union and social media to promote their campaigns.

Dowd wins student body presidential election

The results were announced on Wednesday after 6 p.m.

Campus Police Activity: Feb. 22 to Mar. 6

Kansas State Police responded to multiple thefts under $1,500, driving while license is suspended, revoked or canceled, driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant arrest from Pottawatomie County.

Intercultural Leadership meeting to be public, Myers to attend

The Intercultural Leadership meeting is still in the planning phase but is scheduled for 4:30 pm. on Mar. 26.

Counseling Services, Lafene to merge, form Counseling and Psychological Services

Parker said one of the goals of the merge is minimizing barriers so people get the help they need when they need it.

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory determines local spread of COVID-19 variants

Around 2,500 cases of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 have been found in the United States. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment identified eight new cases of the variant in Sedgwick County on Monday, bringing the total to 10 in Kansas.

Student senate begins response to writings in Multicultural Student Center, discusses privilege fee legislation

The student senate hopes to craft a resolution to put pressure on the administration to better address student concerns.

Common crimes in, around campus: What are they?

Over 160 incidents have been reported to the KSUPD since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.

Privilege Fee Committee holds Fine Arts bill additional week for missing information

The Fine Arts presentation, though well-presented, Joshua Diazdeleon, college of education caucus leader and junior in elementary education, said, had missing information that could lead to second thoughts on some entity decreases.

Ecumenical Campus Ministry teaches vegan recipes virtually, provides food to students

Christian Watkins, director and campus pastor, said ECM always focused on making sure Kansas State students have a welcoming and inclusive space since the ministry's beginning 70 years ago.

Student senate amends legislation, discusses decrease to Fine Arts privilege fee allocation

The student senate considered a resolution decreasing the Fine Arts privilege fee allocation, which the senate will vote on next week.
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