Lifestyle

  • Film ‘One Day’ found generally diverting

    St. Swithin’s Day is July 15. If it rains on St. Swithin’s Day, the English believe it will rain for forty days. Perhaps the novel and now the movie “One Day,” set on a series of July fifteenths, was .

  • Freshman cherishing freedom

    Nate Day is nearly finished with his first week as a college student. He has traversed his way across campus, played soccer, met new friends, and dealt with a malfunctioning air conditioner. Day has 15 more weeks to go before he .

  • Freshman trying to balance newfound freedom, studying

    Three days into his life as a college student, freshman Nate Day is finding a balance. The first couple days had been overwhelming for the freshman from Oklahoma City. Day spent those days trying to meet new people, learn the .

  • Welcome Week continues at K-State this weekend

    K-State’s Week of Welcome activities are wrapping up this weekend and it’s not just for students. The 2006 winner of Last Comic Standing and Paraolympics Soccer Team member Josh Blue will provide some laughs after a long first week .

  • No need for nerves as classes begin at KSU

    Nate Day was scheduled to start his journey as a college student at 11:30 Monday morning with an English class. The new beginning has done little to shake Day’s confidence. “I slept great, man,” Day said. “I went to bed .

  • Roller Derby queen brings tough sport to Flint Hills

    It was the 2009 movie “Whip It” that motivated Kate Boltz to join a roller derby league near Fort Gordon, the Georgia Army base where her husband was stationed. Boltz, 25, was a member of the Soul City Sirens for only eight .

  • Show’s fans to find colorful Glee 3D amusing

    There is a new feature film out based on the television series Glee. The movie is part concert footage (about twenty old pop songs worth) and part documentary about how fans feel about the series and how cast members continue .

  • Bidding farewell to auction season

    My dad has hunting season; my mom has auction season. One is a vicious bloodsport that evokes our most basic predatorial instincts; the other is hunting. Well, summer is prime auction season, and my mom is an accomplished sportswoman in .

  • Greening up your sunburned lawn

    The break from mowing was nice. Now, there is a lawn to evaluate and get back in order. Hopefully, the moisture and cooler temperatures will get the tall fescue lawn growing again. If you are confused on what steps to .

  • A Siberian safari

    “Officially, there is no such place as Siberia. No political or territorial entity has Siberia as its name. In atlases, the word ‘Siberia’ hovers across the northern third of Asia unconnected to any place in particular, as if designating a .

  • A story about dealing with a daughter’s sudden death

    Shelby Sloan thought the Caribbean cruise she was giving to her daughter, Chloe, and her son-in-law, Rob, was a great present. Shelby was even taking care of her grandson, Jeremy, in their hometown of Philadelphia while the couple was on .

  • Howard’s legacy is conserved in ‘Conan’

    “Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing.”—Robert Ervin Howard. Fans of Robert E. Howard have always felt that he deserved more recognition and .





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