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  • November 25, 2012

    ‘Beef battalion’ feeds, honors soldiers

    There’s a battalion on the move. This battalion is mobilized and has a mission in mind. But these aren’t uniformed troops on foreign soil. These are people in the U.S. beef industry who are finding a way to support our brave soldiers

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 25, 2012

    Architecture students from K-State design new hospital for Honduran community

    A K-State professor’s love for Honduras is spreading to his students as they work to improve the quality of life there.Third- and fifth-year K-State architecture students are working on designs for a trauma center in Roatan, Honduras, as a part of an architecture

  • Local |Education | November 25, 2012

    Anthony leadership club wins award

    Six members of the Anthony Middle School chapter of Kansas Association for Youth (KAY) received the Gold Award at the Area 3 KAY Regional Conference. The award recognizes their student leadership and service to their school and community for the 2012-13 school year. The members who

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 25, 2012

    Perfect mock trial score for KSU junior

    Torrey Peterson, K-State junior in political science and pre-law, received a rare perfect score as an attorney in all rounds at the United States Air Force Academy annual Veterans’ Day Thunderbird Invitational Mock Trial Tournament in Colorado Springs, Colo. Peterson is a second year member

  • Local |Education | November 25, 2012

    FHCS students collects 556 pounds of food

    Flint Hills Christian School (FHCS) secondary students collected 556 pounds of non-perishable food items for Thanksgiving for The Flint Hills Breadbasket. For the last five years, the FHCS secondary students have distributed flyers about the food drive the first week of November to neighborhoods around the

  • Local |Education | November 25, 2012

    MATC among best colleges for soldiers

    Manhattan Area Technical College is ranked No. 29 in the Military Times’ review of the best career and technical colleges for veterans. MATC was joined by Flint Hills Technical College, which is ranked No. 55. The publication considered about 140 schools in the review who participated in a

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 25, 2012

    Scholarships from ethics competition

    Six Kansas State University students are earning scholarships for their performance in the Phillips 66 Business Ethics Case Competition. The competition is hosted by the Phillips 66 Excellence in Business Ethics Initiative in the College of Business Administration. Sponsorship and scholarship money is furnished by Phillips 66. The

  • Books | November 25, 2012

    Character struggles to deal with reality in ‘Arcadia’


    In a world full of inescapable responsibility, Lauren Groff’s novel “Arcadia” asks us to consider a search for simplicity. Like Groff’s short story collection, “Delicate Edible Birds,” “Arcadia” invokes the magic inherent in fairy tales. Combine these fantastic elements with the reality of

  • Books | November 25, 2012

    Love challenges immortal teens’ obligation to science


    “Origin” is a wonderful science fiction story that’s geared for young adults but also will appeal to an adult audience. It features Pia, a genetically engineered teen-age girl who is being hidden away in a fenced and guarded compound in the Amazon rainforest. She

  • Books | November 25, 2012

    Native American History Month gives readers many options


    During the last census, over 5.2 million Americans identified themselves as American Indian in combination with one or more races. 2.9 million Americans identified themselves as American Indian or Alaskan Native alone. Contrast these numbers to the estimated 18 million indigenous people living in North America at the

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