Prohibiting abortion could cause more harm than good

I strongly believe that the traditional dichotomy of anti-abortion versus pro-abortion rights is much more complicated than people make it out to be. I...

A look ahead: 3 economic issues that will directly affect students in 2013

One of the main challenges college students face is having enough money to live a relatively comfortable life while still paying off student loans,...

Francine Lucas Sinclair, the daughter of Frank Lucas of “American Gangster” lectures at K-State

It was 1975 when Francine's world was turned completely upside down. Her father, Frank Lucas, hadn't been working nights in a "legitimate" profession, as...

Rango features unique animation techniques

Johnny Depp summarized the process that went into creating the animated film "Rango" by saying, "Talk about two grown, middle-aged men talking about the...

City Commission names Blue Earth Plaza in honor of Kansa Nation

This article is the first part of a two-part series. The Blue Earth Plaza, a park located just south of the Flint Hills Discovery Center,...

Willie: the mascot behind the tradition

K-State has had some pretty remarkable mascots, like Touchdown the live bobcat and Boscoe the dog, but none is more renowned than Willie the...

5 ways to stay competitive in the global job market

In an increasingly competitive global job market, students will likely find it harder and harder to secure their dream jobs. Competitors from places like...

Hollywood standards promote negative body image for young women

Beauty is an innately popular frame of reference in our society. Between People Magazine's yearly coronation of the "Top 100 Most Beautiful People" to...

EcoKat goes viral, confusion ensues

She's a K-State student armed with a costume made of 90-percent repurposed materials. Her mission: reduce, reuse and recycle. However, it appears that K-State's...

New 1-story Aggieville building has fiery past, uncertain future

A dirt lot at 1120 and 1124 Moro Street remained an empty space enclosed with a chain-link fence for 10 years. Students walked past...

Tuttle Creek Dam undergoing earthquake stabilization process

Tuttle Creek Dam is in the process of being stabilized because of the possibility of a moderate to large earthquake. In order to secure...

All deaf band performs original songs, entertains audience

The vibrations of bass guitar and cymbal crashes pervaded the aisles of K-State Student Union's Forum Hall Tuesday as emPower Cats hosted Beethoven's Nightmare,...

Counseling, sports help handle stress

Class, activities, work and an intense college social life can overwhelm a student. According to college mental health statistics from the American Psychiatric Association, nearly...

Printing on demand to provide students with course materials quicker

Getting textbooks for a class can sometimes be troublesome for students, particularly if the store runs out of copies and has to order more....

AIB responds to accusations of potential link to salmonella outbreak

The American Institute of Baking, a Manhattan-based company, is a well-known corporation in the food industry, specializing in food safety and research. However, a...

4 miles of tunnels lie below most of campus; 1908 cave-in kills man

I have heard that there are tunnels on campus. Is that true? A system of tunnels, which lies several feet under campus and extends out...

Oldest grizzly bear in captivity dies after inspiring conservation

    Sunset Zoological Park has lost a very special resident. On May 22, Brownie, a grizzly bear, was euthanized because of serious medical problems....

Earl Woods

Editor's Note: This is the final installment of the 8 Wonders of Manhattan running in the Collegian over the summer. Earl Woods, father of...

Superstitions linked to feelings of helplessness, personality traits

According to a recent undergraduate research study at K-State, individuals who routinely engage in superstitious behaviors are likely to have trouble making decisions and...