Degrees granted by genies are an illusion of privilege

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Hello again, reader. Those who know me know I love stories. The story of Aladdin has always been one of my favorites since reading it in “One Thousand and One Nights” as a child. The idea that a genie could appear o...

Debate end season with varsity highs from junior pairs

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019

Filed under News

The debate season for Manhattan officially ended last Saturday at Garden City, with the team taking high marks for juniors Trinity Brockman and Will Bannister at the T-Speaker KASHAA Debate tournament. “The weekend was really fun and a great ex...

Debate succeeds as district national qualifiers

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018

Filed under News

Debate is continuing on in their competition season, spending the weekend competing at the Flint Hills District National Qualifier. The double-elimination tournament pitted 32 competitors against each other, leaving one first-y...

New Little Mix album empowering, expected iconic

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Iconic is an adjective that transcends it’s formal definition, associating with entities throughout history, from Coco Chanel’s classic perfumes and designs to Christian Louboutin’s red-bottomed stilettos. It’s virtually imp...

Manhattan High debate sweeps the competition season

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018

Filed under News

Manhattan High’s debate team has been arguing up a storm this competition season. The team has competed in a multitude of tournaments the last few weeks, including the Topeka West tournament Oct.17, the MHS Home Tourney Oct. 20 an...

Debate continues winning streaks at weekend tournaments

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018

Filed under News

Manhattan High’s debate team has just returned from an intense weekend of taking on two tournaments Friday and Saturday. The team sported high-ranking debate partnerships, and once again left with a novice winning streak fr...

Kansas midterm elections approach

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018

Filed under News

It’s Oct. 16, the midterm elections’ voter registration deadline for Riley County. While most high school students can’t vote, there are a select few who will be sporting an “I voted” sticker on Nov. 6. The proc...

Science Explorers introducing new club content to The Mentor

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

Filed under Features, Multimedia

The Manhattan High Science Explorers club is reaching out and spreading knowledge to the student body. The club has announced they will take up a weekly informational segment with The Mentor in order to better reach the stude...

Student voices must be heard regarding education funding

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 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...

MHS Debate starts season of well with Washburn Rural tournament

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Filed under News

The Manhattan High debate team broke in the new competition season at two-day DCI tournament hosted by Washburn Rural Sept. 14-15, with teams competing in both Open Division and Varsity Division debates. This and the debate...

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