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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 02, 2013

    Gifts should stir imagination, parents told

    When it comes to Christmas gifts for young children, Anna Nippert, instructor of early childhood education at Kansas State University’s College of Human Ecology, recommends parents be more focused on fostering imagination in their children than simply buying what is on their list. “Preschoolers

  • Movies | December 02, 2013

    Too bad script doesn’t match acting in ‘Homefront’


    Half an hour after the new action picture “Homefront” is over, its audience may forget how emotionally involving it was. Mark Isham’s gritty music and Director Gary Fleder’s eye and efficient editing have made its rural Louisiana and its equally cliché story seem

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 02, 2013

    Prof seeks perfect sports bra design

    One of the most important articles of clothing in women’s wardrobes and its contents are receiving a Kansas State University researcher’s undivided attention. Minyoung Suh, assistant professor of apparel, textiles and interior design, is researching the movement of breast tissue to develop a

  • Columns | December 02, 2013

    KSU’s multicultural challenge

    I read with considerable interest the article on diversity in the Dec. 24 Mercury, and it seemed to provoke more questions than answers. Diversity and affirmative act-ion are terms that are confusing to many of us who do not deal with them professionally. With a little

  • Football | December 02, 2013

    Next step for Cats: Win a bowl game

    Shortly after wrapping up Kansas State’s 31-10 victory over Kansas this past Saturday in Lawrence, senior receiver Tramaine Thompson wasn’t picky when asked about his preference of possible bowl destinations. “I don’t really care — just not cold,” he said. “As long as

  • Men's Basketball | December 02, 2013

    Wildcats cruise to 87-54 win

    Playing in front of a sparse crowd, the Kansas State men’s basketball team knew it would likely need to create its own energy on Sunday. (Kansas State forward Thomas Gipson puts up a shot against Central Arkansas on Sunday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. The

  • Football | December 02, 2013

    Former Wildcat Clary still impacting Chargers


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At age 35, cornerback Terence Newman of the Cincinnati Bengals is the graybeard, the elder statesman of the most tenured active NFL players from Kansas State. Newman is still playing at a high level in this his 11th season. He spent his first

  • Football | December 02, 2013

    Injuries slowing former Wildcats

    The long grind of the NFL season has started to get to a number of former Kansas State players. While New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles is probable to return from an ankle injury tonight against Seattle, others haven’t been so lucky. Running

  • Men's Basketball | December 01, 2013

    Wildcats rout Central Arkansas

    Shane Southwell scored 19 points as the Kansas State men’s basketball team defeated Central Arkansas 87-54 on Sunday in Bramlage Coliseum. Southwell was 8 of 14 from the field and added six rebounds, while Thomas Gipson scored 17 points and had six rebounds for the Wildcats. Marcus Foster

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    Big holiday tree shines in Little Apple


    The Little Apple resembled the original Manhattan Friday night in the way it marked its first Festival of Lights. It celebrated big. Everything about the festival was big: the crowd of hundreds of people and the 50-foot Christmas tree that was the focus of the

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