Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Glass art


Rachel Haskell and Emily Millar, both members of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, prime a window at Varney’s Bookstore Tuesday morning during the Paint The ‘Ville event in Aggieville. The women of Gamma Phi Beta, who are paired with the men of Alpha Tau Omega and Sigma Tau Gamma, painted a 1990s-themed window to celebrate a century of Homecoming at K-State.

K-State Sports
  • Football | October 13, 2015 Snyder almost didn’t kick FG vs. TCU

    Faced with a potential game-breaking decision on fourth-and-1 last Saturday night, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder went for the points. Two days later, Snyder admitted he’d had second thoughts about his decision to kick a field goal.

  • Football | October 12, 2015 TCU, Baylor make statements in Sunflower State

    The Horned Frogs showed their fortitude in a dramatic comeback win at Kansas State, while Baylor unleashed its score-a-second offense in a romp at Kansas. The results saw the teams switch spots in the new AP Top 25 poll.

  • Golf | October 12, 2015 K-State men finish second in Louisiana

    The Kansas State men’s golf team carded a 4-over-par 292 during Sunday’s final round to claim second place — the Wildcats’ best team finish of the fall season.

  • Tennis | October 12, 2015 K-State goes 7-0 on last day of tourney

    DALLAS — The Kansas State women’s tennis team went undefeated on the final day of the SMU Fall Tournament, earning five singles wins and two doubles victories to cap the weekend with a 12-9 record.

  • No. 2 TCU 52, K-State 45

    For the second straight week, the Wildcats were unable to hold onto a halftime lead, as second-ranked TCU rallied from 18 points down Saturday to stun K-State 52-45 in the final minutes at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Rivalry thriller

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • Editorials | October 13, 2015 Some failures are cause for joy

    If you missed what was peddled as the “Global Rally for Humanity” over the weekend, you didn’t miss much.

  • Letters | October 13, 2015 Second Amendment needs to be amended

    I think our forefathers would be angry and sad that people argue for the Second Amendment, especially the NRA and the extremist gun advocates, when semi-automatic guns with clips holding 30 or more rounds are used to massacre innocent people.

  • Editorials | October 12, 2015 ‘Innovation and Inspiration’

    Kansas State University’s billion dollar fundraising campaign is nothing if not impressive. That can be said as well for the $766 million that has been raised in the last five years under the leadership of the KSU Foundation.

  • Letters | October 12, 2015 Powercat is alive and well, and it’s habitat is protected

    Kansas State University wants to assure the K-State family that our athletic spirit mark known as the Powercat is well-protected and thriving.

  • Movies | October 13, 2015 ‘Hell and Back’ decidedly adult and downright dreadful

    For a film that is an action comedy, “Hell and Back” is lacking in the comedy department. Combined with animation that seems designed to appear low budget, the film comes across as a bunch of friends making a YouTube video.

  • Neighbors | October 12, 2015 Former Marine found peace when he found God

    There’s an old aphorism about the lack of atheists in foxholes, and it isn’t tough to imagine such a scene when Bill Gasser discusses his military career.

  • Movies | October 12, 2015 ‘Sicario’ is a quality, if brutal, film

    It is hard to fathom just how violent and cruel the drug cartels have become in Mexico. The Denis Villeneuve-directed film “Sicario” takes that cruelty and casts it against the desperation of the law and order ideal trying to combat it.

  • Books | October 11, 2015 Baker tells compelling story of wine enthusiast’s journey

    “Vintage” is a wonderful story about a man — a husband, a father and a writer — who’s lost his way; it’s about his voyage of rediscovery and, as the title suggests, it’s about wine.

  • Manhattan High School | October 13, 2015 MHS golf takes 2nd at regional

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team advanced to next week’s Class 6A state tournament with a second-place finish at the Wichita Southeast regional at L.W. Clapp Golf Course in Wichita.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2015 Junction City beats Manhattan with OT field goal

    Manhattan High’s 17-14 overtime loss to Junction City was hard to stomach for the Tribe players Friday night in almost every aspect, except for one silver lining.

  • Area Schools | October 10, 2015 Falcon run game pushes back St. Marys

    RILEY — Even with a late push by St. Marys in the fourth quarter, the Riley County defense and running game kept the Falcons in control for the entirety of their 31-14 win.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2015 Lei, Bieker advance to state tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team qualified both its singles players for the Class 6A state tennis tournament next weekend at the College Boulevard Activity Center in Olathe.

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