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  • Equestrian | February 01, 2015

    K-State equestrian loses second straight

    MARTIN, Tenn. — The sixth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team hoped to bounce back from its first loss of the spring season, but Tennessee-Martin defended its home turf on Saturday afternoon at the Ned McWherter Agriculture Pavilion with an 11-9 victory over the Wildcats. The Wildcats struggled

  • Manhattan High School | February 01, 2015

    MHS boys defeat Great Bend, 47-36

    Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, Manhattan head coach Benji George was prepared to be satisfied a win of any kind on the road at Great Bend Friday night. His team used a strong first quarter to build up a

  • Tennis | February 01, 2015

    Buffs snap K-State tennis’ win streak

    BOULDER, Colo.  — The 66th-ranked Kansas State tennis team looked to extend its win streak to three over Colorado on Saturday, but the Buffaloes blanked the Wildcats, 4-0, at the Millennium Hotel Harvest House. Due to an injury to Sara Castellano, head coach Danielle Steinberg

  • Men's Basketball | February 01, 2015

    Gipson shines in final visit to the Phog


    LAWRENCE — Thomas Gipson is no stranger to James Naismith Court. The Kansas State senior has seen minutes on it since he was a freshman, and like his team, has had little to show for it. Gipson had zero points in 13 minutes his first year, zero

  • Editorials | February 01, 2015

    World needs greater exchange of ideas

    We’ve been thinking about free speech and radical Islam, in light of the massacre and aftermath involving the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. As readers probably recall, two men opened fire in the office of that publication on Jan. 7, killing 11 people and injuring 11 others. The

  • Letters | February 01, 2015

    Public Building Commission infringes on our rights

    To the Editor: Regarding our newly formed Public Building Commission: I am writing with a sense of urgency here, asking for help from all fellow registered Riley County voters.  If you are not registered, there’s no better time to do so! We are

  • Arts & Leisure | February 01, 2015

    ‘Sister Act,’ Tracy Lawrence and more

    SUNDAY Family Valentines Workshop, 1:30-3 p.m. Make Valentines for all the special people in your life. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $5 per participant, $3 for members. Beach Museum of Art. UPC Film:  Boyhood,  8 p.m. for $3. K-State Student Union Little

  • Books | February 01, 2015

    Valerie Plame’s ‘Burned’ falls short of memorable

    “Burned” is Valerie Plame’s second novel, and like her first one, “Blowback,” it was co-written by Sarah Lovett. Lovett is a more experienced novelist; Plame is a former CIA counterespionage agent married to a former U.S. ambassador, Joseph Wilson. Their names were in

  • Books | February 01, 2015

    The Hillerman Prize: The best of Western mysteries


    I still miss having a fresh, new Tony Hillerman mystery to read. I never tired of reading the latest adventures of law officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee as they patiently sorted out the facts of murders and thefts that took place in the Southwest.

  • February 01, 2015

    Working mom becomes trainer, figure competitor


    Erin Barr felt uncomfortable in her own skin. The last thing on her mind was ever showing off that skin, let alone allowing herself to be judged. No different than a million other mothers, Erin struggled to find time for herself. If she wasn’t

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