Editorials

  • He is risen 4/20/2014

    After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There was a violent earthquake, ...

  • Equal pay 4/18/2014

    It has been against the law to pay women less than men for the same job simply because of gender since 1963, when the Equal Pay Act was signed by Pres ...

  • School reductions 4/17/2014

    School board meetings generally don't draw much of a crowd unless something significant is about to take place. With almost 100 people at Monday nig ...

  • Hate crimes 4/16/2014

    Anti-Semitism is alive and well in America -- and paid a visit to Overland Park during the weekend. A neo-Nazi white supremacist from Missouri faces c ...

  • On with the prom 4/15/2014

    Getting prepared for one's high school prom can be an arduous task. The details are plentiful enough to the point of overwhelming. Dresses and tuxed ...

Columns

  • Anti-Semitism alive, dangerous in America 4/20/2014

    Frazier Glenn Miller's mantra was: "I hate all Jews." It was repeated time and again by the well-known white supremacist at rallies, in publications a ...

  • Abolition of teacher tenure out of place 4/20/2014

    Earlier this month, the Kansas Legislature jumped into a heated, national debate: teacher tenure. Challenging tenure and the unions that defend it has ...

  • Equality in discipline 4/18/2014

    George Leef, director of research for the North Carolina-based John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, authored a Forbes op-ed article t ...

  • Earth daze 4/18/2014

    2Of course, some things got better because of government: We passed environmental rules that got most of the filth out of the air and sewage out of la ...

  • Unequal pay among genders 4/17/2014

    How can pay be unequal for male and female teachers of identical experience when there is only one uniform pay scale at each unified school district? ...

Readers Forum

  • Library award-winning 4/20/2014

    Library award-winning Recently, I spent most of a day in Hays Public Library doing research. During that time, I was able to observe the staff durin ...

  • Receiving great care 4/17/2014

    Receiving great care On March 19, our mother underwent gallbladder surgery at Hays Medical Center. Although the surgery was successful, her 93-yea ...

  • Battling MS 4/7/2014

    Battling MS One day a long time ago, an unwelcome stranger came into my life. I didn't know its name for several weeks. It went by two initials -- M ...

  • Tradition not changing 4/8/2014

    Tradition not changing Much discussion and controversy about tradition has been voiced about the Thomas More Prep-Marian commencement ceremony taking ...

  • Stripping of teachers’ due process worrisome 4/13/2014

    Kansas teachers, you just got screwed. Parents and students, you did too. The legislature just passed a bill that strips teachers of their due proces ...

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