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.

University could implement new fee model next fall

The Tuition and Fees Task Force hopes to bring a proposal to the Kansas Board of Regents by June.

Dowd, Koger win primary election, continues prioritizing students

Michael Dowd, senior in animal science and global food systems leadership, and Cameron Koger, junior in marketing, took a 516-vote lead against their opponents in the primary SGA elections.

K-State doesn’t plan to phase-out campus COVID-19 restrictions until fall

Kansas State can't move beyond the current phase at this point, but loosened restrictions could come in August, Dr. Kyle Goerl, Lafene's medical director, said.

Vaccines available on-campus Friday — who is eligible?

On Friday, Kansas State will open its vaccine distribution clinic, but the early roll-out will be limited in size and scope.

Campus Police Activity: Feb. 1 to Feb. 21

Kansas State Police responded to multiple thefts under $1,500, battery and disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana.

Privilege Fee Committee recommends continuance for Lafene, Counseling Services, decrease to Fine Arts

The Privilege Fee Committee recommended a continuance of $5,675,208 to the Lafene Health Center and $843,843 to Counseling Services, and a decrease of over $100,000 to the Fine Arts allocation.

Senate adds funds to Diversity Programming Committee, discusses election process

The Diversity Programming Committee lacked the funds to cover anticipated events because of a 60 percent cut to the Student Activity Fee, which the campus privilege fee funds.

Lafene dietitian aims to help students with eating habits, nutrition

Dianna Schalles, registered dietitian at Lafene Health Center, has worked at Kansas State for over 20 years.

K-State Libraries offers new climate change programs, initiatives

The Libraries partnered with organizations across the community to build greater awareness of climate issues.

Broken fire sprinkler pipes causes Peters Recreation Complex evacuation

The reason the pipes broke is unknown at this time, Kansas State public information officer Michelle Geering said in an email.

Power out on campus, rolling blackouts continue in Manhattan area

In Manhattan, the high is forecasted at 10 degrees with a windchill near -17 degrees. The low is 4 degrees.

HALE UPDATE: First through fourth floors now open, offer new spaces to explore

Most of Hale Library is open to students, faculty and the community today, including the second through fourth floors.

K-State campuses closed through Feb. 16, in-person, remote classes canceled

To become up to date with the university's cancellations and closings due to inclement weather, alerts are available via the K-State Connect website.

K-State stays open despite subzero temperatures

The forecasted high in Manhattan for Monday is 0°F with chances of snow throughout the morning.

K-State College of Veterinary Medicine introduces new initiatives aimed at rural, Indigenous, Native and...

If in-person attendance is unavailable for the summer, the college hopes to have virtual visits with large and mixed-animal practitioners in Kansas to share with participants a way of life and the wide variety of practice opportunities available.

DEBATE: Student body presidential candidates discuss campaign platforms, privilege fee, mental health

Michael Dowd and Vedant Kulkarni, student body presidential candidates, discussed representing K-State, campaign platforms and more during the 2021 debate.

Student senate listens to open period speaker discuss Title IX

During an open period of the meeting, Sara Haggard, sexual assault prevention and awareness director and junior in biochemistry and modern languages, spoke about President Richard Myers and Provost Charles Taber's response to a prior SGA Title IX resolution, which recommended that K-State update its Title IX policy.

‘We don’t have to have animosity’: CAT panelists break down the 2020 election

Panelists discussed the "gameification" of politics, Biden's progress and how Kansas handled the election in Thursday's Community Action Talk.

Climate survey results show opportunities for improvement on K-State campus

With nearly 7,000 responses, the university-wide survey response rate was 26 percent.