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  • January 04, 2015

    Cowboys slam Cats on road


    For one half of basketball, Kansas State didn’t struggle to do so many of the little things that caused it to struggle in non-conference play. But once the second half rolled around, it all came right back. The Wildcats let Oklahoma State go on

  • Women's Basketball | January 04, 2015

    Cyclones shoot down Wildcats, 60-55

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to tie the game at 50 late, but was unable to finish the comeback, losing on the road to Iowa State, 60-55, to open Big 12 play in Ames, Iowa. Senior Ashia Woods led

  • Editorials | January 04, 2015

    Court ruling is no surprise

    Someday, perhaps, the Kansas Legislature will provide enough funding for the state’s public schools to end chronic violations of the state Constitution. Until that day, lawmakers shouldn’t be surprised that parents and educators file lawsuits to protect their children’s educational opportunities. Nor

  • Letters | January 04, 2015

    Global warming critic ignores volumes of research

    To the Editor: I would love to know what got into Mr. Kramer when he wrote his tirade against global warming in Monday’s paper. Or at the very least, where he has been for the last decade. His references to “experts” and “scientific” evidence

  • Letters | January 04, 2015

    Civility in climate change debate could foster progress

    To the Editor: The recent letter by Rick Kramer about global warming calls for a reply. I am not a climatologist, but an earth scientist, so that bias influences my response.  The letter clearly demon-strates a major flaw in our society, the loss of civility.

  • Books | January 04, 2015

    Surgeon explores end of life care and ‘dying with dignity’

    Nothing is more certain about life than that it will come to an end. Everyone knows this, but most of us try to ignore the fact. In the medicalized era in which we live, extraordinary measures can be taken to prolong life, despite the costs

  • January 04, 2015

    2015 is here, and it’s time to give your brain muscles a healthy workout


    What’s the best way to improve your memory, make sure your mind stays sharp as you age and keep your skills relevant at work? Learn something new! “Learning a new skill can help ward off dementia by strengthening the connections between parts of your

  • Books | January 04, 2015

    ‘Temple Grandin’ offers gripping look into success of autistic hero

    If Temple Grandin had her druthers she would encourage each individual in the world to be strong and have the confidence to believe in great possibilities. She knows these things all too well. As a child growing up in the 1950s, Grandin was looked upon

  • Books | January 04, 2015

    ‘Undertaking’ creates sympathetic characters

    “The Undertaking” is a short, powerful novel about a part of World War II that most Americans have given little thought to, or even care about. Yet readers cannot help but care about “The Undertaking’s” two main characters, Peter Faber and his wife, Katharine

  • Off The Beat | January 04, 2015

    Taking a look at the ‘r-word’: retirement


    Taking a look at the ‘r-word’: retirement A college buddy’s 2014 Christmas newsletter said he and his wife were starting to consider the ‘R’ word — retirement. A few days after receiving Doug’s holiday greeting, the post office delivered my annual Social Security statement, bringing

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