• Getting along with your new roomie

    By the time you are reading this, you probably will have stalked your potential roommates Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or anything else you could get your hands on to find out who they are. Whatever you may find, good or bad, .

  • How to eat right in buffet-style dining halls

    With college comes responsibilities, and one of the biggest ones freshmen will face is controlling their eating habits at the buffet-style dining halls. “One of the biggest challenges facing new students is it is maybe the first time they are .

  • Manhattan’s secondhand stores offer inexpensive options for students

    Manhattan-area thrift stores, such as Grand Ol’ Trunk, Goodwill, The Salvation Army and Rockstar and Rogers, feature goods that K-State students stock up on before the beginning of semesters. All see college students scan their shelves, especially during the summer .

  • Celebrity Wildcats: Meet some of K-State’s most famous alumni

    These celebrities bleed purple — or at least attended class on the same campus as you. Here are some of K-State’s most famous alumni:   Earl Woods   Earl Woods may most notably be known to be Tiger Woods’ dad .

  • After Hours offers late-night activities

    Erika Davis said the biggest appeal to K-State After Hours events is a phrase that will get any college student’s attention: free stuff. Davis, the program adviser for the Union Program Council, said the After Hours committee, which is .

  • Carmike officially confirms new theater

    Manhattan Town Center and Carmike on Friday officially confirmed the building of a new 13-screen movie theater in Manhattan. As The Mercury first reported in March, the facility will be built on the location of the former Sears store. Demolition .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 17, 2015 9:00 – JWG 9:00 Bennett, Glenn Status (15 CR 185 Domestic Battery) JJC III 9:00 Borden, Antoine SENTENCING (15 CR 193 Poss. Of MJ, Poss. Of DP) JWG III 9:00 Burton, James Arr. (15 CR 183 Agg. Battery w/DUI, Battery) JWG III 9:00 Carson, Douglas SENTENCING (15 CR 21 Felony Theft) .

  • RCPD meth bust nets 10

    Riley County Police Department officers on Thursday executed a series of search warrants that led to 10 arrests and the seizure of more than 7 pounds of methamphetamine. Police executed five search warrants in Riley County — four of them in Leonardville and .

  • Downtown escape room to task participants with puzzles

    Solving your way out of a room filled with puzzles may not be a common recreational activity, but it’s an opportunity that will soon be available in downtown Manhattan. Locked Manhattan, which its owners describe as “an immersive escape .

  • Do police have a special tool to break vehicle windows? Wonder1

    Q: Summer is winding down, but the danger of children or pets left in hot vehicles hasn’t gone away. Do police carry anything to help break windows? A: Yes, police will be able to break your car window in .

  • Pie Five nears deal with Varney’s for personal pizza in Aggieville Varneys.mercury

    Exit Pizza Hut, enter Pie Five. The reduction in pizza restaurants in Aggieville after Pizza Hut closed at the end of July seems temporary with the tentative arrival of Pie Five in March. The fast casual restaurant where you craft .

  • Terrorists with chemical weapons…

    Few contemporary fighting forces know the value of terror and are willing to use it quite like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The Islamic State, better known as ISIS or simply IS, doesn’t just kill its enemies .


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