Student voices must be heard regarding education funding

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As students, parents and teachers of the Kansas public education system, we all -- through observation and government-confirmed fact -- are aware of the disastrous state of education funding in the sunflower state. This isn...

Kobach’s plan to decrease school administration not a solution to education budget crisis

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As we get closer to the general elections this November, the race for the next governor of Kansas has reached its most vulnerable and intense point in any campaign: pleasing the public eye. Of course, this means debates, county visits...

Constitutional rights are respected, activism needed to bring attention to individual violations

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Uncategorized

In a recent opinions column published in “The New York Times,” University of Chicago law professor Justin Driver asked the question, “Do public school students have constitutional rights?” His answer: that as time has go...

Student Council constitution reform good, beneficial to students

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

In a time where political forces are shaky throughout the world, doing anything involved  with government can be a bit of a risk -- even student government. On Wednesday, the Manhattan High Student Council passed a new co...

Unpopular Policy: Administration policy on school walkout reasonable, not restrictive of students’ rights

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

On April 20, the second national school walkout in support of the #Never Again movement swept the nation in a sea of orange-clad students. The all-day school walkout in Manhattan was organized by a group of Manhattan students le...

NCAA caught amidst fraud scandal

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Multimedia, Opinions

Bribery threatens the long loved game of collegiate-level basketball   The National Collegiate Athletics Association has been under fire for their recent bribery scandal, in which Adidas bribed players and families of t...

Fake news, corporate lies

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 10, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Sinclair Broadcast Group draws corporate news content into question   Until recently, many Americans went about watching their local news stations without a single indication of the corporate mandates handed down to them by...

School walkouts supporting end to gun violence effective, showcase student voices

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

There have been 18 incidents of gun violence on school grounds. 21 lives lost to gun violence in educational institutions. All just 45 days into 2018. 2018 is off to a violent, terrifying start that has been shaking the public...

Teen alcohol abuse problematic despite lower numbers, relevant in Manhattan

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

March 6, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Teenagers have always talked about the idea of “cool.” It seems cheesy, but in the end it does affect what we as teens do. We want people to like us, so maybe we go to a party or two, or maybe we stay away from those actions...

Face the truth about online harassment

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The world of cyberspace is a scary one. It is no secret that the internet is often credited with the destruction of today’s youth. The invention of apps like Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and more, receive the blame for the...

Kansas School funding needs addressed, Colyer to help

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

It’s official. Sam Brownback's economic reign of terror as Kansas governor has ended with the inauguration of the lieutenant governor -- Jeff Colyer, a Johnson County surgeon and politician -- as the 47th governor of Kansas....

Time to end Hazelwood restrictions

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Freedom of speech -- protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution -- has become a normality for almost every citizen in America. People have grown accustomed to being able to voice their stories, injusti...

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