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Letters

  • Hearing on down-zoning an important event

    To the Editor:   There will be an important Planning Board public hearing for the proposed down-zoning of the neighborhood east of City Park Monday evening at 7 in City Hall.   The proposal is intended to stabilize the traditional neighborhood’.

  • Administration blames deficit on low oil prices

    To the Editor: When I heard the news that Kansas revenues were again short, I half thought that Gov. Brownback might call a press conference and announce that he was seriously worried about his policy on tax cuts.  Instead, I .

  • Second Amendment needs to be amended

    To the Editor: I’m sorry, but I fail to see what is so sacrosanct about the U.S. Constitution. I will admit it is an amazing document, and the men who drew it up had tremendous intelligence and vision. .

  • Powercat is alive and well, and it’s habitat is protected

    To the Editor: Kansas State University wants to assure the K-State family that our athletic spirit mark known as the Powercat is well-protected and thriving. Some have asked about the Exit 313 sign on I-70 westbound, which was replaced following a .

  • Why has K-State’s nationally recognized Powercat suddenly become endangered?

    To the Editor: Kansas State University’s nationally recognized symbol, the Powercat, is disappearing from use. Why? No one we’ve talked to about it seems to know or be willing to say. Powercats are no longer used by the .

  • Donate canned food at Saturday’s game

    To the Editor: As the holiday seasons roll around, it is a time to be thankful and blessed, to be in a place called home, surrounded by loved ones. Here at Kansas State University, we are a “family,” and our .

  • Lecturer offered critical look at liberals and conservatives

    To the Editor: Thomas Frank, founding editor of The Baffler and author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America,” gave a remarkable presentation Tuesday as part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series. His .

  • Why are we not upset that Via Christi is offering less?

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article about Via Christi stopping PCI preliminary heart procedure. How is it that Manhattan is at 56,000 people, one of the fastest growing cities in Kansas and our hospital is cutting back on .

  • Our only hope is to rise above our violent nature

    To the Editor: What is the reason there is so much violence in the world and in the United States? People are violent. So many unenlightened people want to use violence to get their way. Take a recent killing in .

  • Climate change’s effects on agriculture will affect us

    To the Editor: At its very roots, Kansas State University has existed to provide information and education on issues important to people in Kansas and beyond. That’s what land-grant universities do, and we’re pretty good at it. On .

  • Via Christi is limiting but not halting PCI

    To the Editor: Thank you for running the information Via Christi Hospital sent out about no longer providing primary coronary intervention (PCI) for patients experiencing a STEMI (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) heart attack. We would like to clarify that .

  • Profanity not good; dissing Jayhawks taboo

    To the Editor: Regarding the letter writer whose daughters transferred out of K-State due to persistently offensive and sexually suggestive language by faculty members… I can’t believe the incidents were that serious because we have all recently seen how .


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