Sunday, November 29, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 09, 2015

    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 KSU Veterinary School; instead, to

  • Letters | October 09, 2015

    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 goal this October is to

  • Letters | October 08, 2015

    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 speech, “Snoozing Through Liberal Hour,”

  • Letters | October 07, 2015

    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 heart procedures? We have four

  • Letters | October 07, 2015

    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 Riley County. Two cars of

  • Letters | October 06, 2015

    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 Monday, Oct. 12, Kansas State University

  • Letters | October 05, 2015

    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 we are not discontinuing PCI

  • Letters | October 05, 2015

    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 protective KSU is of the

  • Letters | October 03, 2015

    Faculty’s offensive language cost K-State two ‘A’ students

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article in last Sunday’s paper “KSU cites tougher standards as enrollment falls to 24,146.” It would be interesting to see reasons students left Kansas State University or chose other institutions. Both of my daughters left KSU for

  • Letters | October 03, 2015

    Manhattan Catholic Schools grateful for auction support

    To the Editor: Thank you to all the individuals, businesses and volunteers who contributed to the success of the Manhattan Catholic Schools 32nd benefit auction, “Fall in the Flint Hills,” Sept.26 at the St. Thomas More Utopia Room. A special thank-you goes to our honorary

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