To the Editor: Having spent most of my professional life in university higher education, I found the Mercury article on the paucity of African-American faculty at KSU very interesting, but requiring some additional perspective that was briefly alluded to when comparing KSU’s number of
To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing an additional $202 million in “blood money” for NBAF. Considering the millions of dollars already pledged for the project and the governor’s budget dilemma, “bleeding Kansas” has begun to hemorrhage.
To the Editor: One hundred and fifty-five years ago, Memorial Day was established to commemorate those who died in defense of our national ideals. Our ideals of freedom, justice and equality for all have been challenged many times since then.
To the Editor: There is no such thing as pro-abortion — nobody wants more abortions. Pro-choice might be better named pro-safe. We don’t advocate for more. We advocate for safe. Anti-abortionist and pro-life groups advocate for less, either by making it harder for a pregnant
To the Editor: The Mercury’s editorial explanation of the “black marks” on the Senate for failing to pass even the minimal gun control of reliable background checks is apt: NRA targeted elections, timing (with senators praying that we’ll forget and the media will
To the Editor: First, let’s look at Wildcat Creek as it was 50 years ago. It is the same creek that flowed through Manhattan then as it does now; nothing has changed. All of the flooding is a man-made problem, and that means it should
To The Editor: The Little Apple Soccer Club’s Kick-Off Classic tournament at Anneberg Park on April 13-14 was a huge success. We were honored that we were able to host 67 teams and were thrilled with the fact that we had teams travel from all
To the Editor: National Volunteer Week is April 21-27 and is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community. RSVP of the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, which has an enrollment of approximately 375 individuals aged 55 and older, is celebrating 39 years
To the Editor: Today’s gun safety vote in the U.S. Senate reinforces the position of the GOP as the “Guns-Over-People” party. How any caring person could vote against this so call “background check” bill is unbelievable to most citizens of this country torn
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of the Riley County Health Department, volunteers and sponsors who took part in the Riley County Health Fair. This was a wonderful opportunity for members of the community to receive
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