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  • Volleyball | September 21, 2014

    Cats push win streak to 11 straight

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Behind career highs in kills and blocks by senior Chelsea Keating, the Kansas State volleyball team wrapped up its non-conference schedule with its 11th straight victory — a 3-1 win over Youngstown State (18-25, 27-25, 25-17, 25-17)— on Saturday in Cliff Keen Arena.

  • Books | September 21, 2014

    ‘Flat Water Tuesday’ buoyant with character-driven drama

    As much as most readers could hope to learn about the sport of competitive rowing informs “Flat Water Tuesday,” a darkly dramatic debut novel by Ron Irwin. While the basic storyline follows past scholarship boy, Rob Carrey, revisiting Fenton, his prestigious prep school, equal narrative

  • Books | September 21, 2014

    More than meets the eye: Don’t overlook library’s graphic novels

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    The concept of telling stories through images has been around since the beginning of time. The idea has evolved in many ways, including the introduction of the comic book. From superhero stories to biographies, one can find a graphic novel about almost any subject. In

  • Books | September 21, 2014

    ‘Lisette’s List’ crisp with great love/loss

    If you enjoy the south of France, particularly Provence, you’ll like “Lisette’s List.” If you like historical fiction in the period surrounding World War II, you’ll like the story. If you enjoy art, especially the work of Cezanne and Pissarro, you’ll

  • Tennis | September 21, 2014

    Cirnu strong for K-State at OU Invite

    Kansas State women’s tennis started the Danielle Steinberg era on Friday at the OU Invite at the Headington Family Tennis Center. The Wildcats tallied seven singles wins on the day, led by Livia Cirnu. Cirnu advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Switzer Draw

  • Equestrian | September 21, 2014

    KSU equestrian upsets No. 2 South Carolina

    The sixth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team opened its 2014-15 season on Friday by knocking off No. 2 South Carolina at Timbercreek Stables. K-State defeated the Gamecocks (0-1) in the Western competition, 5-3, and split the Hunter Seat competition, 5-5. The Wildcats (1-0) brought home two Most

  • Cross Country | September 21, 2014

    Galvan clinches top-5 finish at Big Ten Preview

    IOWA CITY, Iowa —  Kansas State’s men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished fourth on Saturday at the Big Ten Preview on Ashton Cross Country Course. Senior Laura Galvan highlighted the morning’s action for the women, finishing fifth overall. Coaching

  • Editorials | September 21, 2014

    Efficiency panel hits sensitive topics

    It’s not hard to understand why much of the recent attention that the task force to improve Kansas schools has generated involves school consolidation and issues related to teachers. Those were among topics advanced to the K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission earlier this

  • Letters | September 21, 2014

    Haub’s efforts have helped many affected by Parkinson’s

    To the Editor: On behalf of Meadowlark Hills, I would like to gratefully lift up and acknowledge the amazing fundraising efforts and leadership provided to the Parkinson’s Program of Manhattan at Meadowlark Hills by Michelle Haub. Michelle works year-round to provide both educational and

  • Letters | September 21, 2014

    Groups, individuals helped with a very special deer hunt

    To the Editor: Recently, 27 people experienced an event they will remember the rest of their lives. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, were part of nine-day special deer hunting season for youth and disabled sportspersons. Those 27 hunters were either 16 years old or younger or had a


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