Methodist tradition degraded by anti-LGBTQ plan

Will Bannister, Guest Columnist

March 4, 2019


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In the last week of February, the United Methodist Church met for its general conference, and the question of human sexuality was at the forefront of debate and discussion. The church was set to vote on a series of plans that would determine the church’s stance on homosexual marriages and orda...

MHS needs approachable, communicative principal

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2019


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As we all know, Greg Hoyt, Manhattan High’s current building principal, is retiring. After reflecting on Hoyt’s years as building principal, students have noticed both the excellent and negative qualities he has brought into MHS. With that being said, it is time to find a new principal who can br...

Internet challenges causing hypothetical situations

Makenna Wollenberg, Assistant Photo Editor

February 28, 2019


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Most people know what internet challenges are. They are usually pointless, stupid and idiotic. They have resulted in temporary discomfort or just entertainment, but they could now be causing death. In recent news, people have been talking about the challenge that leads to suicide called the “M...

Better integration needed for military students

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


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Students and staff of public schools alike need to be more inclusive with new military students. After readapting to 10 new places over the course of the last 14 years due to my dad’s job in the Army, I’ve seen and experienced the many cultural differences between civilian and military-based scho...

Make recycling mean something

Jennifer Sadler, Staff Photographer

February 20, 2019


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How many years have your parents, neighbors, or even teachers mentioned the term “recycle” to you? That term plays a vast role in our society, yet many people choose to neglect it. In the United States, the recycling rate of materials is just around 34.5 percent. This means that more ...

Anti-LGBTQ legislation offensive, cruel

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019


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In the year 2019, it would be easy to think that the United States has reached a new level of equality and civil rights. Clearly, that’s not true. Within the state of Kansas alone, our legislators are stepping backwards rather than attempting progress. Seven Kansas Republican lawmakers, le...

General Education credits should be reviewed

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

February 4, 2019


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Picture yourself having finally graduated from high school and about to go to college, ready to take classes in your field of study. But there’s one problem. General Education credits. General Education credits, or Gen Ed for short, are required classes that make up the foundation of an undergra...

Say no more to enabling behaviors

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-and-Chief

February 4, 2019


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This column is in based on a story published in The Washington Post. To view the story that prompted the below message, go to the link below: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/national/wp/2019/01/19/feature/the-man-who-stood-behind-trump/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9eee4c794a22.  My fellow Kansans, I write to you today in anguish of the...

Support, utilization can motivate students without press laws

February 4, 2019


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It’s been over 30 years since Hazelwood School District won the case against Kuhlmeier on student free speech. Students for years have been fired up about the fact of schools taking out the ability for students to use their right to explicitly state issues in an article or through visual media. Sin...

New York bill demolishes conservative morals

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

February 4, 2019


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My mom was only 18 when I was born. Her pregnancy and my birth changed her life forever. I was an inconvenience for her. But here I am, an abortion survivor, able to write this piece today because she didn’t choose abortion, she chose to have me and raise me. Everyone who is reading this ri...

Are records coming back?

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


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Personally, I think vinyl records are coming back. After making an unexpected disappearance in the early 2000s, vinyl records are officially becoming a trend once again. Before Christmas, I simply asked my parents for a record player for Christmas and I was disappointed about what my mom told me;...

Wildlife-centered media vital to protection of animals

Kaitlin Clark, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019


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Vulnerability comes in many forms, but animals are particularly susceptible to the cruelty of others. With no way to defend themselves from humans, wild animals are killed, sold and traded every day. Activists and foundations do what they can to stop this, but with often few resources and low public vi...

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