Transforming the arts: SGA supports Wareham Opera House renovations 

K-State students gains more opportunities to foster the arts with the future renovations to Wareham Opera House.

New band hall set to open this spring 

The new band hall commemorates director Frank Tracz and the K-State marching band’s years of hard work.

Upcoming SGA elections provide opportunity to represent the student body

The Student Governing Association plays a big part in students’ lives. The upcoming election provides the opportunity to take up roles in it.

Aggieville to charge for parking, local businesses band together for change

Manhattan Locals fight back against parking charges in Aggieville by creating a petition and voicing their concerns 

Aggieville coffee shop ‘Public Hall’ closes permanently

Public Hall’s owners ‘grew when they shouldn’t have grown’.

New school year begins, Aggieville construction continues

Aggieville construction continues to create a new look for the Manhattan District.

Sunset Zoo exhibit to help conservation efforts of endangered species

Sunset Zoo is building a new exhibit called Expedition Asia, which will house three endangered species: Amur leopards, Malayan tigers and sloth bears.

Walk Kansas program encourages participants to take steps towards healthier living

The statewide program promotes building healthy lifestyle habits through physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption and teamwork.

City Nature Challenge encourages safe outdoor plant, animal observation

This year marks the third year Manhattan will participate in the City Nature Challenge.

Countywide mask mandate to end Sunday, Manhattan mandate still in effect

Commissioners cited low positivity rates and a push from people living outside of Manhattan for the repeal.

‘K-State don’t wait’: Participants call for university action in walk against sexual violence

Members of the K-State community walked to raise awareness about sexual violence, listened to sexual violence survivors share their stories and learned about sexual violence prevention resources at K-State, as well as the need for more.

Walk against sexual violence on Friday features discussion on assault, Title IX

On Friday, April 23, the Wildcat Walk to End Sexual Violence begins at 4 p.m. in City Park.

Volunteers help maintain uncontrolled brush fires in Riley County, offer fire prevention advice

Riley County Emergency Director Russel Stukey said the department gets calls for fires that take five minutes to put out and others that take days to extinguish or neutralize.

Local advocacy groups look to solve housing issues facing Manhattan residents

April is National Fair Housing Month, which marks the anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968. But beyond that, local advocacy organizations look to solve housing issues currently facing Manhattan residents in different ways.

Community members make money-saving adjustments to compensate for high gas prices

With gas prices at a two-year high, community members such as Abbey Luedders are adjusting to the change. Some students are even limiting their driving destinations to save money.

Stolen car found in Starbucks parking lot

RCPD public information officer Aaron Wintermote said the suspect is now in custody.

Community members gather for flashlight vigil to Stop AAPI Hate

Several community members gathered in City Park Sunday evening for a Stop Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate Flashlight Vigil to honor the lives of the six Asian American women who were killed in a series of shootings in Atlanta, Georgia.

County-wide mask mandate extended

The county also approved public health order No. 21. Similar to the previous order, the current ordinance does not require event registration permits nor does it impose a limit to gathering size.

Community to host flashlight vigil to honor victims of anti-Asian violence Friday

Community member Fanny Fang helped organize the event in remembrance of the victims of the Atlanta, Georgia, shooting as well as victims of other anti-Asian violence.

St. Isidore’s held vaccine drive with help of S&S Drug

St. Isidore’s Catholic Student Center had the opportunity to provide the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to over 200 Kansas State students.