Panelists Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; David Hall, president of the University of the Virgin Islands; and Bud Peterson, president of the Georgia Institute of Technology speak during a Landon Lecture Monday morning at K-State’s Forum Hall, as moderator Mará Rose Williams, left, asks questions.

  • K-State soccer gets first home win

    After the Kansas State women’s soccer team labored through the first half, Wildcat coach Mike Dibbini had seen enough.

  • Ertz shows talent in victory

    It’s a rare occasion when Bill Snyder finds few flaws in a player’s game.

  • Pringle picks up POTW honors

    For a second-consecutive week, a Kansas State returner earned Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week accolade.

  • Baylor ends K-State’s winning streak

    The 23rd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team saw its 10-match winning streak come to an end Sunday at the hands of the Baylor Bears in three sets (25-23, 25-22, 25-19).


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