Fun Facts and interesting quips about Kansas State Universtiy

K-State has developed a multitude of traditions since its founding in 1863. Here are just some of the fun historic tidbits about the university....

Snyder runs for president: ‘Opportunity for the greatest turnaround in American political history’

Bill Snyder announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president.

Owner of vandalized car admits responsibility for racist graffiti

Dauntarius Williams, owner of the vandalized car, says racist graffiti was "just a Halloween prank that got out of hand."

Student’s social media post referencing KKK sparks online outrage

A Snapchat screenshot alluding to the Ku Klux Klan sparked backlash from students Tuesday.

Director of bands says he won’t retire until the problems he sees are resolved...

Director of bands Frank Tracz shared the struggles of the Kansas State Marching Band.

Calling it what it is: Rape

How one student came to grips with her assault.

K-State student, Dr Pepper fan rewarded with life-size soda fountain

Claire Daniels, senior in communications studies, expressed her love for Dr Pepper over Twitter and was then rewarded with a 6-foot Dr Pepper soda fountain.

Fake Patty’s Day pushed back due to Sunflower Showdown conflict

Traditionally, Fake Patty's is the Saturday before spring break.

Dear Mom: this eulogy is for you

By David Chartrand, guest writer

Rising temperatures affect pets, decrease animal appetites

The summer heat has captured headlines all over the nation; the triple-digit temperatures have caused concerns for farming, droughts and even heat poisoning. Many...

Two weeks after car accident, Alyssa Ogden pushes forward in path to recovery

Alyssa Ogden is a K-State student who was hit by a car more than two weeks ago. She is now working her way through a long recovery process.

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,...

University to cancel afternoon classes Nov. 14 for event in support of K-State Family

The university will cancel afternoon classes next Tuesday for a university-wide event in support of the K-State family.

Piano vandalized in All Faiths Chapel

A piano worth more than $119,000 was found overturned in All Faiths Chapel Friday morning.

Nicolette Unruh, owner of Nico’s Little Italy, dies at 36

The owner and operating partner from Great Bend, Kansas, of Aggieville’s Nico’s Little Italy died on Friday.

K-State rower Samantha Scott dies from sudden illness

The senior was 23 years old when she passed away on Saturday due to a sudden illness.

Stabbing in campus residence hall

Police arrested a student early Wednesday morning.

Students use term ‘Unicorn’ to identify ideal person

Sweaty palms. Racing heart. It's undeniable that attraction can do funny things to a person. And typically, it takes meeting and pleasant conversation to...

‘I’m fighting hard’: Andrew Smith gives update from ICU while battling COVID-19

Smith remains in the ICU at Via Christi in Manhattan where he's receiving treatment for bilateral pneumonia on top of COVID-19.

UPDATE: Manhattan resident’s car vandalized with racial slurs and threats, latest in string of...

A car was found covered in racial threats and slurs Wednesday morning at Prime Place Apartments on Claflin Rd. in Manhattan.