MANHATTAN, KS — June 7, 2047. School board members today scheduled a hearing to consider changing the Manhattan High School mascot. The school has used the “Rainbows” as mascot since 2016, but has been criticized in recent months by advocates who say that the .
One of the most sensitive areas of potential conflict between the United States and Russia is the Baltic region. The Baltic nations are Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. They were occupied by the Soviet Union in 1944 and ruled until the break-up .
If you were holding your breath awaiting the outcome of the parliamentary election in Russia, you can now breathe. So can Russian President Vladimir Putin. His party, United Russia, won 343 seats — 76 percent — up from barely 50 percent five years ago. (The .
I would like to weigh in on the matter of the Manhattan High School mascot. Well, that’s not quite true. I would like to weigh in on the format of the meeting to consider the matter of the MHS .
The situation in the Persian Gulf between the United States and Iran is growing increasingly dangerous. Last January, Iran seized 10 U.S. sailors whose small crafts had strayed into Iranian waters and held them over night. The situation was resolved .
I’ve been a part of the ReImageMHK group since it formed about a year ago. What has not been well-portrayed by the area media is that ReImageMHK is interested in raising awareness of broad issues of racism and intercultural .
September is Recovery Month. National Suicide Prevention Week and World Suicide Prevention Day are also recognized in September. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration defines recovery from mental disorders and/or substance use disorders as “a .
If you’re reading this, we are in community. We may have sat next to each other at a K-State football game and jumped to our feet when the Wildcats got a touchdown. We may have been a row apart .
On Sept. 15, a Snapchat photo surfaced with a Kansas State University student in painted blackface — along with her painted blackfaced friend — using the N-word. In a subsequent communication, the student indicated she was just “kidding” and meant no offense. The .
Kim-Jong-Un is at it again. On Sept. 9, the North Koreans carried out their fifth successful underground nuclear test since 2006. The most recent test was on the 68th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. .
As an alumnus of Manhattan High School who participated in the first effort to replace the Indian as the Manhattan High School mascot during the 1971-72 school year, I’m sad and a little angry with the direction the recent .
Kansas is deservedly recognized as a powerhouse in production agriculture. From settlers like C.B. Schmidt, who led the immigration of Russian Mennonites to Kansas in the 1800s, to today’s farmers, Kansans have always recognized the challenge and reward .
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