To the Editor: So, the community disagrees about whether the Indian mascot for Manhattan High School should be changed. This is unsurprising. But the anger of some of the responses (primarily from the anti-mascot-change perspective) printed in the Mercury recently .
To the Editor: A front-page Mercury article on Sunday, Aug. 28, carrying the headline “Campus claims,” was basically a legal discussion of campus rape and K-State’s own interpretation of Title IX “legal-speak.” The larger question is: How would you feel .
To the Editor: What in the world is going on with the current campaigning cycle? This is getting downright scary. I saw placards at a Trump rally that read: “Hang the B——.” Donald Trump has made veiled statements about the .
The fourth annual Manhattan Parks and Rec Just Tri It Triathlon on Aug. 13 involved a record 175 youth ages 5 to 14 and 60 adults. The goal of this not-for-profit swim-bike-run event in City Park is to promote healthy lifestyles and friendly competition among .
To the Editor: So who decided the proud American Indian was an offensive mascot? Apparently, schools across the country could be granted an exemption if they make an agreement with a federally recognized tribe, but will this stop the politically-correct .
To the Editor: The Manhattan City Commission’s unanimous decision on Aug. 16 to include sexual orientation and gender identity among the protected classes in our community’s nondiscrimination ordinance is indeed something to celebrate. Ensuring that people don’t have .
To the Editor: I wonder if we could delve a little into the history of the American Indian (the only Native Americans). All of the rest of us are immigrants. If it wasn’t for the Indians, the Pilgrims would .
To the Editor: Hastings is going out of business, and over the next few weeks its Manhattan store will be picked clean as bored cashiers wait to lose their jobs. Does the city plan to fill the space after the .
To the Editor: Given the current political climate and a public discourse dominated by fear and anger, it is time for those of us who claim to follow Christ to be reminded again of our calling. Back in February .
Rio Olympics filled with inspiration, achievement To the Editor: I have good news: The world in which we live is not broken! It may be “bent” in some places, but it is subject to being salvaged. Being retired, I have .
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Riley County commissioners for considering further planning and public input before selling property containing the County Annex building, the Pawnee Mental Health Services facility, the Riley County EMS facility and the .
To the Editor: Contrary to what Michael Dikeman asserts, there is no large majority of Americans who support his premise. And as for the Southern Poverty Law Center, it is one of the most respected civil rights organizations there is .
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