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Opinion

  • Moran’s decision disappoints

    Sen.

  • Souper Bowl offers easy way to help feed hungry

    To the Editor: This Sunday, Feb.

  • In supporting DeVos, Roberts ignores Kansans

    To the Editor: As a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, Sen.

  • Mercury erred in missing Mercy dental care event

    To the Editor: How disappointing that the Mercury failed to provide any coverage of the recent Mercy dental care event.

  • Help assure victory in Souper Bowl

    We don’t know whether you’re hoping the Atlanta Falcons win their first Super Bowl this Sunday or Tom Brady and the New England Patriots leave the field with yet another championship.

  • Vote to approve DeVos shames Sen. Roberts

    To the Editor: Sen.

  • On domestic violence, is Putin Trump’s guide?

    To the Editor: President Trump has proposed cutting all support for the Violence Against Women Act.

  • Trump’s Court choice impressive

    Candidate Donald Trump promised voters he’d nominate a conservative judge to the U.

  • Trump’s travel ban keeps Americans safe

    To the Editor: I see that KSU President Richard Myers is “concerned” about the effects that President Trump’s ban on citizens from seven countries entering the United States will have on KSU.

  • Support of international students appreciated

    To the Editor: I sincerely appreciate KSU President Richard Myers’ affirmation of support for international students and faculty.

  • Ban does more harm than good

    Are you safer this week knowing that no refugees from Sudan or Somalia or Iraq will legally enter the United States for at least 90 days? Probably not.

  • Ban is un-Christian and un-American

    To the Editor: It is a painful and frightening irony that on the Day of Holocaust Remembrance, our newly elected president should issue an executive order banning refugees from some of the most troubled countries in the world.

  • Souper Bowl Sunday is a call to help

    To the Editor: Between our patient grocery stores, our willing volunteers, our efficient Flint Hills Breadbasket and our own needs to give and share, Souper Bowl Sunday is a simple way to provide food for children for the winter months.

  • Russia going soft on domestic abuse

    It’d be nice to believe that domestic abuse of spouses or children didn’t occur in the United States.

  • Have fun, support NAMI at the Sweetheart Gala

    To the Editor: This letter is to encourage you to support the Sweetheart Gala, Healing from the Heart, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.

  • Travel ban does not reflect American values

    To the Editor: Last weekend I watched detainees at airports across America denied entrance to the United States due to the president’s executive order on travel.

  • A $15,000 bachelor’s degree?

    A $15,000 college degree isn’t quite the holy grail, but developing a college degree program for that sum in this day and age would be quite a feat.

  • America’s news media are ‘biased to the core’

    To the Editor: We could all use a good laugh nowadays, especially with all the hate exhibited by the recent marches, their signs and their rioting.

  • We continue to struggle for ways to prevent rape

    To the Editor: The Jan.

  • Trump, Kobach and voter fraud

    The U.

  • Kansas Day celebration a big hit at Northview

    To the Editor: On Jan.

  • Trump is letting ‘Dreamers’ dream

    It’s easy to find fault with President Donald Trump, whether one considers his words or, more important, some of the executive orders he’s issued in his first week in office.

  • ‘Alternative facts’ a poor choice of words

    To the Editor: As someone who knows I often have poor word choice and who reads and listens to a lot of political information from multiple sources, I think the media have taken a very hostile view of an unfortunate choice of words.

  • MATC among nation’s best in graduation rates

    To the Editor: A recent analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its 2016 Almanac examined 895 public community and technical colleges and their graduation rates.

  • Keystone pipeline worth building

    President Donald Trump made the right move — and made up for some time squandered by his predecessor — when he issued an executive order Tuesday reviving the Keystone XL Pipeline.


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