• Mercury’s online access to news is too limited

    To the Editor: I am currently enrolled in a class at K-State focused on the topic of gender issues in mass communication. One of my assignments is to write a letter to the editor about a gender, race or religious .

  • Move paid political ads out of letters column

    To the Editor: Why don’t you rename your Letters to the Editor column the Paid Political Advertisements column? Either that, or move the paid political advertisements to the classified ads section of your newspaper. Mike Sekal 2020 Meadowlark Road.

  • Endorsement letters

    Highland an effective, experienced leader To the Editor: Never before now have I paid to have a letter to the editor published, political or otherwise. In this case, it is important to make a principled exception. Shortly after entering the .

  • Elderly should set pace, example for voting

    To the Editor: For the sake of civility and the respectful continuation of our United States of America, it would be better to vote for an imperfect candidate with flaws than for a man of emotional brutality. Aged persons can .

  • KSU players represent university’s values

    To the Editor: Each individual has First Amendment rights under our Constitution. There are, however, some exceptions to this. Our military personnel, for example, are not allowed to demonstrate for or against any political ideas while dressed in our nation’.

  • Energy, climate change matter in this election

    To the Editor: On the rare occasions when real issues surface in this election, they boil down to immigration and climate change. Voters have to realize that the massesofimmigrantstoEurope from sub-Saharan Africa are drought-driven. What we know in Kansas is .

  • Endorsement letters

    Olejnik will refocus on traditional priorities To the Editor: We believe that Adrienne Olejnik, who seeks the 51st District House seat, will help bring common sense back to our state Legislature. Adrienne, in walking door to door and attending neighborhood .

  • Endorsement letters

    Carlin’s voice needed in Legislature To the Editor: With so much attention now directed to the national election, we especially need to remember the importance of our votes for those in state offices. Kansas’ future is on the line! .

  • Letters to the Editor

    Snyder right to honor players’ rights To the Editor: KSU coach Bill Snyder correctly defended his players should they choose to express their First Amendment rights during our national anthem. If a nation limits its citizens from publicly expressing their .

  • Endorsement letters

    Carlin has earned constituents’ support To the Editor: Sydney Carlin, representative for District 66 in the Kansas Legislature since 2003, has a strong record of service. Carlin was a city commissioner from 1993 to 1996 and mayor of Manhattan in 2007. She has ably represented .

  • It’s the Mercury’s fault that I wasted my time

    To the Editor: Long ago I took a college course in journalism. I don’t remember too much about that class, which was about 60 years ago, but I think I remember that news is not to be reported before it .

  • Learn about candidates at League forum Sunday

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is hosting a moderated candidate forum from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the main fire station at Denison and Kimball avenues. It will feature candidates for Riley .


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