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  • BACK TO CAMPUS Ksuwalking

    Kansas State students walk past Hale Library on Tuesday morning, the first day of the spring 2017 semester.

  • UP AND RUNNING Tracter

    Gary LaGrange, president of the SAVE Farm project, checks out the inside of the organization’s first tractor, a John Deere 4630. Janie Hodgson donated the tractor and $10,000 to help the organization, which teaches veterans how to farm.


  • Isn’t torture debate settled?

    It can be hard to tell with President-elect Donald Trump, or earlier with candidate Donald Trump, which of the many blunt declarations he makes constitute bluster and which will become policy.

  • A student achievement crisis

    There are those who believe Kansas has a school funding crisis — even though spending exceeds $13,000 per student and continues to set records — but low student achievement continues to be the real crisis.

  • A cause worth championing

    Martin Luther King Jr.


    • Manhattan man’s job keeps his eyes on sky

      With new technology, we can get a bird’s-eye view of places we thought we knew, and a local man is using this ability to explore.

    • Early work demonstrates artist John Steuart Curry’s growth

      To understand the artwork of John Steuart Curry, viewers need to see his early work before he left his home state, said Elizabeth Seaton, curator for K-State’s Beach Museum of Art.

    • Animals impact history beside famous owners

      When he takes the presidential Oath of Office on Friday, Donald Trump will be a rarity in that he will not bring a pet to the White House.


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