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  • New Purple Masque offers more space, resources Stage.phatch

    Just like the actors who perform on its stage, K-State’s Purple Masque Theatre has transformed itself. After about two years of planning and construction, the theater reopened this spring with more space, more resources and maybe even its infamous .

  • Honor soldiers with memory, not sales

    Honor soldiers with memory, not sales As a military veteran, I’m super excited for Memorial Day this year. It’s not because I plan to remember or memorialize my comrades who died while serving, but because of all the .

  • Farmers Market, Zoofari Tails, Chappie and more

    SUNDAY Teen Volunteer Orientation, 2-3 p.m. Also at 7 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Orientation for summer teen volunteers. Manhattan Public Library.     TUESDAY   Lecture: Social Justice Education: A Global Perspective with Marzanna Pogorzelska, 2 p.m. Pogorzelska .

  • Kassebaum Baker tells graduates understanding, not social media, key to making a better world Grad2.phatch

    Several thousand scholars transitioned from students to graduates on Friday and Saturday during Kansas State University’s commencement ceremonies. Former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker gave more than 800 students earning master’s and doctoral degrees encouraging words as the .

  • New tower part of network collecting climate-change data Konza1.phatch

    A 26-foot tower near Manhattan will soon begin collecting data for a 30-year-long project funded by the National Science Foundation. The $430-million project, run by the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), is designed to help scientists understand the impacts of .

  • All-Academic Team honors Flint Hills area high school graduates

    Students in the area have worked hard for four years to be able to walk across a stage and receive their high school diplomas, commencing their further educational pursuits. Fourteen students from five area schools were selected for The Mercury’.

  • DHS awards final NBAF contract

    The federal government awarded a contract for the final phase of construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate announced the award on Friday. The $834 .

  • Dempsey helps with ROTC commissioning ceremony Dempsey1.phatch

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, assisted with the K-State ROTC commissioning ceremony Friday. Dempsey spoke at Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union. He also administered the oath of office for cadets and .

  • Young players eye big roles

    With the loss of so many key players from last season, there’s no doubt the Kansas State football team will need to rely on a multitude of new faces to fill in the holes when the season starts back .

  • Cats beat KU, clinch Big 12 spot

    LAWRENCE — K-State erased a three-run deficit in the eighth inning and scored a pair of two-out runs in the ninth to complete a come-from-behind, 6-4 win over Kansas on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark to clinch the Sunflower Showdown series and .

  • MHS tennis takes sixth at state meet

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Olathe for the Class 6A state tennis meet this weekend and looked to establish itself as a challenger to the Kansas City-centric hierarchy of tennis dominance. With a sixth-place team finish and .

  • Indians take 3rd at league meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Centennial League swim meet Friday afternoon in Emporia, using a combination of depth and several strong finishes in key races to stay near the top of the .


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