• A woman torn between two worlds

    For most of the ‘Daughter of Albion,’ Ailia, the title character, doesn’t know who she is. She grew up an orphan left on a doorstep, and spent her youth working in the kitchen of the “tribequeen.” Home is a .

  • Library to host book talks on immigration

    This spring, Manhattan Library Association will partner with the Kansas Humanities Council to bring a series of Book Talk discussions to Manhattan, with experts helping to immerse readers in captivating stories. This spring’s topic is “Contemporary Immigration.” America is .

  • ‘Sleeping Giants’ is a casual read with scientific overtones

    Mankind has always looked to the stars for signs of alien life. But what if the signs we seek aren’t encoded in the sky, but buried beneath our feet? “Sleeping Giants” opens innocently enough — a young girl is taking .

  • Poinsettia sale, ice sculpting, ‘Annie’ and more

    MONDAY CanTEEN, 4 p.m. Featuring video games, crafts and snacks. Manhattan Public Library. TUESDAY Chess Club, 5:30 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. WEDNESDAY S.A.G.E. Graduate Student Colloquium, 3:30-4:30pm Hear three of our English master’s students present .

  • New Brooks movie well-paced, frequently funny

    James L. Brooks wrote and directed “As Good As It Gets.” He produced “Jerry Maguire.” He wrote and directed “Broadcast News.” And in each case he got an Academy Award nomination. He won three Oscars for writing, directing, and producing “.

  • Barnes delivers again on the ground

    Alex Barnes took a shotgun handoff from Jesse Ertz. He darted to his right, weaved through the first line of defense and sprung into the open field untouched, with the purple end zone a mere 15 yards away. A Kansas defender .

  • Starks records pick-six in final home game

    Stars aligned for Donnie Starks on Saturday. The senior notched his first collegiate pick-six in the second quarter against Kansas, his last game in Bill Snyder Family Stadium. “When I caught it, after two steps, I was like, ‘Wow, I’.

  • Mr. 200: Snyder earns milestone 200 win

    Bill Snyder tossed a commemorative football to Dalton Risner, and a rare smile appeared on his face. Moments later, Risner and wide receiver Colby Moore carried the Kansas State coach off the field on their shoulders as the team celebrated .

  • K-State women’s basketball wins Island Division of Paradise Jam

    Kansas State women’s basketball continued its hot start to the season by winning the Island Division of the 2016 Paradise Jam with a 61-40 win over UTEP on Saturday. K-State improves to 6-0 for just the eighth time in program .

  • Maryland beats K-State, 69-68

    Barry Brown drove the length of the court with six seconds left and took a shot to win the game, but the Kansas State sophomore was off the mark. The Wildcats fell short in their quest to win a preseason .

  • Wildcats easily beat Texas Tech on Senior Night

    Susie Fritz wasn’t expecting to shed tears Saturday night. She knew her K-State volleyball team was set to host Texas Tech on senior night, the conclusion of six seniors’ careers inside the confines of the notoriously air condition-less Ahearn .

  • Snyder gets milestone 200th win

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder got doused in Gatorade, received a commemorative ball, blew kisses to the crowd and then rode off the field on the shoulders of Dalton Risner and Colby Moore. The celebration was full force on Saturday .


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