K-State physicists earn $90.8 million grant

K-State physicists awarded for their work with Arizona State University and laser physics.

Ernie Drew “Black Jack” Barrett dies at 93

Barrett was affectionately known as “Mr. K-State” by many Wildcats fans, and also known for his trademark firm handshake.
Walkout chalking

Students hold ‘Walkout for LGBTQIA+ Acceptance’

Protests arise after controversial student government meeting and the approval of anti-transgender bill in Missouri.

Assembling an Ensemble: Manhattan’s first community symphony to perform in May

Kansas State professor and graduate students create the Manhattan Symphony Orchestra.

Western Kansas is running out of water, K-State grad students research conservation

Agriculture is depleting the Ogallala Aquifer and K-State graduate students are researching ways to sustain it.

Members of multicultural student organizations walk out of SGA meeting after controversial resolution passed

Members of various multicultural student organizations walked out of last week’s Student Governing Association meeting after the resolution approving standing committee chairs and the parliamentarian passed by a vote of 32-8-5. 

Aggieville patrons debate the effectiveness of the new paid parking system 

Paid parking garage in effect for three months; helps cover maintenance and employee costs.

Ten years of Miss K-State 

Six previous title winners returned to McCain auditorium to judge the 2023 competition.

Kansas bans transgender athletes from women’s and girls’ sports

“Here’s what this bill would actually do: harm the mental health of our students,” Gov. Laura Kelly said of the transgender student athlete ban in her March message regarding the veto of House Bill 2238.

All In for K-State: Donors gift over $1 million to students’ financial futures

In a Kansas State climate survey, one-third of students who participated reported they have considered dropping out of K-State due to financial issues.
Manhattan residents speak at city commission meeting to advo cate for free parking in Aggieville. Despite their efforts the city will still charge for parking.

Foot traffic in Aggieville decreases, public relations campaign suggested as solution

Aggieville employees and business owners speak up again at city commission meeting as worries for Aggieville’s future continue
Active Shoot Training

K-State Police to hold active shooter training in Edwards Hall

Training will take place April 4-6 in Edwards Hall and include sounds of gunfire and sirens.
Lillyan Koehn

Obituary: Lillyan Koehn

Lillyan Koehn, freshman in bakery science, dies at 19.
Royal Towers apartments

Royal Towers are falling down: Manhattan Fire Department condemns apartments

The Royal Towers Apartments are condemned, leaving many tenants searching for alternative housing. 
New Agriculture Club Meeting

Cultivating Change: New club creates a place for LGBTQ people in agriculture

The idea behind Kansas State's newest club for students in agriculture, Cultivating Change, was simple, said Jenna Wallace and Isabel Haake.

K-State Foundation Chief Investment Officer, Lois Cox, to retire

The K-State Foundation’s Senior Vice President for Investments plans to retire at the end of June after an 18 year tenure.

Rebecca Robinson announced as next CEO of K-State Innovation Partners

Robinson slated to take over for CEO Kent Glasscock when he retires in April.

Aggieville construction paused because of investor withdrawal

Developer remains optimistic despite financial setback in Aggieville building construction.

High fire danger: What it means and how to stay safe

High fire danger is a combination of weather conditions. Residents need to be attentive this season to keep Riley County safe.