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  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Despite revisions, some faculty members still oppose regents’ social media policy

    After its controversial social media policy drew criticism from faculty members at six schools last spring, the Kansas Board of Regents adopted a revised version — but many professors still aren’t satisfied. The policy allows the chief administrator of each university (at K-State, president Kirk

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    K-State tuition climbs by 5 percent

    The Kansas Board of Regents in June unanimously passed a 5-percent tuition hike for K-State for fiscal year 2015, which runs from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. For in-state students, this means the cost of attendance will rise from $261 to $274.10 per credit hour, an increase of $13.10. That’s

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Renovated union to be ‘family room’ for K-State

    After nearly six decades of operation, the K-State Student Union is starting to show its age. But in addition to some general wear and tear, union director Bill Smriga said the building is used in a much different way than it was when it was

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Wefald Hall project embraces future of student housing

    After recognizing a shortage of space in its current facilities, Housing and Dining Services broke ground this summer on two new buildings. By fall 2016, a new residence hall and dining center will be ready to open their doors, ushering in what officials say will be

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Seaton Hall renovation project to bring modern design to oldest structure on campus

    Though K-State’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Design consistently ranks among the top ten programs in the nation, its facilities in Seaton Hall leave a lot to be desired, said Dean Tim de Noble. It’s been a problem for a while, said de

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Welcome Center to address stadium’s maintenance issues

    K-State’s Old Stadium has been a landmark on campus since 1924. Nearly a century later, it’s in the midst of a revival. Construction crews are currently working to relocate the Purple Masque Theatre from the east side of the stadium to the west side,

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Phase IV of engineering project adds space, joins complex

    In 2011, the University Engineering Initiative Act, aimed at increasing the number of engineering graduates in the state of Kansas by nearly 60 percent, was implemented. To accomplish this, Senior Associate Dean Gary Clark said enrollment and faculty numbers will have to increase. With existing facilities already

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    Business college to get spacious new digs

    One of the first things Dean Ali Malekzadeh noticed when he took the reigns of K-State’s College of Business Administration in 2011 was a severe lack of space in Calvin Hall. With only 35,000 square feet of usable space, he said the building was “wholly inadequate”

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    SGA leaders focus on medical amnesty initiative

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    Student government leaders want to encourage students to call for medical assistance when they need it. When underage students drink too much, sometimes they’re afraid to call for help because they think they’ll be charged for minor in possession or minor in consumption.

  • K-State Edition | August 18, 2014

    NBAF closer to full funding

    A federal disease lab is closer to full funding after House and Senate committee passed a bill that includes $300 million for the project in June. Construction is already underway on the central utilities plant for the planned $1.25 billion National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility, or NBAF,

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