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The independent student news publication at Kansas State University

Kansas State Collegian

A Pro-Palestine protester wears a mask with Free Palestine displayed. The K-State Young Democratic Socialists of America club held a protest demanding K-State to divest from Israel.

Protesters march for K-State divestment from Israel

Kaitlynn Faber, arts and culture editor May 3, 2024
The protest asks the university to uphold “transparency, ethical investment and academic responsibility” amid the Israel-Hamas war.
Anna Coke is pushing to pass legislature through SGA that would give students a mental health day each year. This would be officially named Wildcat Pause Day. (Photo courtesy of Anna Coke)

SGA senator pushes for legislation to give students an annual mental health day

Meredith McCalmon, managing editor May 2, 2024
Faculty Senate to vote on Wildcat Pause Day bill May 14.
Removal of caucus chair calls for judicial review

Removal of caucus chair calls for judicial review

Kyra Case, news editor May 2, 2024
This removal was done off-record.
One of the areas affected by potholes in Manhattan is Sunset Avenue. The City of Manhattan is not compensating students for the damage caused by the potholes.

Manhattan road conditions strain students’ wallets and heighten safety concerns

Kyra Case, Jersey Johnson, and Sarah Conner May 2, 2024
Some students feel they should be compensated for car damages.
In the entrance of the Aggieville Garage, a sign displays the parking rates. Currently, parking is free from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday due to recent construction in Aggieville.

Aggieville Parking Garage offers free weekday parking for limited time

Kyra Case, staff writer April 25, 2024
Parking is available to the public 24 hours a day while construction occurs.
Alleged attempted robbery leaves one woman injured

Alleged attempted robbery leaves one woman injured

Meredith McCalmon, news editor April 25, 2024
RCPD said the shooter was most likely defending himself from the alleged crime.
Safe Kids Riley County informs residents about car seat safety

Safe Kids Riley County informs residents about car seat safety

Hayden Haas, staff writer April 25, 2024
Studies find properly installed car seats can reduce the risk of injury and death by 80 percent.
Prescribed burns help Manhattan farmers maintain soil quality

Prescribed burns help Manhattan farmers maintain soil quality

Elizabeth Hamilton, staff writer April 25, 2024
Riley County Fire Department warns farmers to be cautious when burning fields.
Next-Gen K-State focuses on engagement and economic impact in April

Next-Gen K-State focuses on engagement and economic impact in April

Meredith McCalmon, news editor April 18, 2024
K-State aims to give back to Kansas communities and increase economic gain.
Many K-State students from rural communities dont return to their small hometowns post-graduation. This phenomenon, known as outmigration is because of a lack of job opportunities in rural towns (Archive Photo By Madeline Emerson | Collegian Media Group)

Outmigration in Kansas threatens rural towns

Jersey Johnson, staff writer April 18, 2024
Studies find students from small towns often don’t return post-graduation.

Guest speaker sparks debates over gender-affirming care on campus

Sophie Lenkiewicz and Adolfo Blanco Jr. April 18, 2024
Campus groups hold opposing events on transgender issues.
While working at the front desk of Goodnow Hall, two Resident Assistants converse. Goodnow Hall is one dorm option for on-campus living.

International students discuss housing challenges over academic breaks

Kendra Kemp and Lauryn Betts April 11, 2024
Students staying in dorms during breaks must pay fees and provide their own meals.
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