April 15, 2014

KU, K-State fans respond to possible dissolution of Big 12

Willie the Wildcat, K-State’s mascot, energizes the crowd during a recent football game in Manhattan. K-State and KU fans remain on edge as they wait for the fate of the Big 12 to be announced. Representatives from both schools expressed optimism Wednesday about the conference’s future.  File photo

Danedri Thompson
dhompson@gardnernews.com

Kansas State and University of Kansas fans are getting an education about just how valued their sports programs are. In what could become a major college conference shuffle, the Big 12 may be dead by press time, …

Column: Letter to 2010 graduates

Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Dear Graduate,
I have some good news and some bad news for you as you prepare to collect your high school diploma this weekend.
The good news: Other than the piece of paper that declares you a …

Column: What happens in Vegas should stay there

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., is took a gamble when he took to the Senate floor on Monday to chide Republicans during the health care debate.
Sometimes, strong language is necessary to frame the debate, but with his …