Ag Student winds national ‘Earth Team’ award

By Shelby Horton Ag student Lody Black has received the National Earth Team Award for Individual Volunteer for 2015. Black received this award because of his volunteer work at the National Resources Conservation Service, where he compiled 262.5 hours. Black joined during high school at Clay Center, as a work-study…

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Controversial house bill targets college educators, threatens press freedoms

By Loribeth Reynolds Kansas educators — and press freedoms — have been targeted by a bill that has been introduced into the legislature. If passed, House Bill 2234 would prohibit college educators from using their official titles when writing newspaper opinion pieces. The bill disturbs Alan Montgomery, a journalism instructor…

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Sexual harassment, assault addressed in Title IX rules

By Zeke Willcox A change is coming to Hutchinson Community College regarding its prevention and response to sexual assault. Students and faculty will be introduced to the new Title IX policies, which includes training about prevention of sexual assaults. Recently, 11 staff members attended a two-day conference in Atlanta, about…

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