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Bowling has successful second meet
Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor • January 25, 2022

The Manhattan High School bowling team had a positive turnout at one of their away games in Topeka. The Varsity Boys scored first...

Boys Basketball goes 1-2 at TOC
Boys Basketball goes 1-2 at TOC
Grant Snowden, Sports Broadcaster • January 24, 2022

Manhattan High wrapped up the Tournament of Champions in Dodge City on Saturday, where they finished 1-2.  The team fell...

Boys swim faces tough competition
Boys swim faces tough competition
Avery Inman, Staff Writer • January 23, 2022

The Manhattan High boys swim team competed in Lenexa on Saturday and faced some of the fastest athletes in the state.  “It...

How will you celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day?
January 22, 2022
USD 383 closes Friday due to staff shortages
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • January 13, 2022
Pipe burst disrupts MHS West classes
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • January 7, 2022
Pops Choir performs at Rotary luncheon
Azrael Wolf, Staff Writer • December 13, 2021
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USD 383 school board elects positions
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • January 21, 2022

Curt Herman and Darrell Edie were elected USD 383 School Board President and Vice President respectively...

Pipe burst damage undetermined
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • January 21, 2022

A burst pipe at Manhattan High West Campus on the morning of Friday, Jan. 7, resulted in the damage of...

Manhattan High experiences case spike amidst protocol changes
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • January 16, 2022

As the Omicron wave hits Riley County USD 383 is feeling the effects, reinstituting the mask mandate...

School shutdown would be unreasonable
School shutdown would be unreasonable
Lasirra Hines, Opinions Editor • January 24, 2022

Cases of COVID-19 are rising once again. As of Jan. 21, a total of 90 cases amongst staff and students between Jan. 18 and Jan. 21 have been reported....

Teachers should reflect on finals week
Teachers should reflect on finals week
Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief • December 13, 2021

As finals week rolls around, students expect to begin wrapping their class’s content and reviewing for the final exam before the semester’s end. Many...

Motivational speakers helpful, needs more diversity, warning
Motivational speakers helpful, needs more diversity, warning
Lasirra Hines, Opinions Editor • December 8, 2021

There is always a lesson to be learned. People go through their lives learning lessons that, regardless of value, have an impact on their future. These...

Why we should stop binge watching tv
Why we should stop binge watching tv
Laneya Christian, Staff Writer • January 25, 2022

Although binge-watching has become the most popular way to consume content in one sitting, it does create...

No true economic system, system must be best for people
No true economic system, system must be best for people
McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor • January 25, 2022

Over the past few years, I’ve noticed that people use “socialism” and “communism” interchangeably;...

COVID-19 vaccination helpful now more than ever
COVID-19 vaccination helpful now more than ever
Eddie Bruegger, Audio Producer • January 24, 2022

In the past few weeks, it seems like there have been more students and staff absent from school than...

Why discipline has gone too far
Why discipline has gone too far
Katelyn Jensen, Staff Writer • December 13, 2021

It’s perfectly ok to want your kid to be safe, but to keep them from experiencing what it is like to...

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Winter Homecoming tradition continues
Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor • January 25, 2022

Winter Homecoming, much like fall Homecoming, has been a tradition at Manhattan...

Addams Family coming soon
Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief • January 25, 2022

The Thespians cast has been working on the production of “The Addams Family,”...

Forensics prepares for season
McKayla Clark Snodgrass, Page Editor • January 25, 2022

A new forensics season is about to begin. Many students are returning from the...

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Sexual harassment common in school environment
Sexual harassment common in school environment
Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief • January 25, 2022

Sexual harassment has recently become a more prevalent topic in society and schools around the world...

SASV, Feminist Club working to emphasize healthy relationships, advocacy
Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer • January 24, 2022

After making significant strides last semester, Students Against Sexual Violence and Feminist Club are...

Sexual Harassment:
Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer • January 22, 2022

Reporting sexual harassment is the first step toward getting help. The following Q&A from an email...

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