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K-State Students Have Lunch With Warren Buffett

It is like if you were a Physics student, and you got to sit there and ask Einstein questions, or if you were an English major and you had Shakespeare walking around a room giving you insight into the ins and outs of the English language.  Continue reading “K-State Students Have Lunch With Warren Buffett”

Book Review: Spare Parts by Joshua Davis

imgresThis year’s common read book for the K-State Book Network is Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis. This true story centers around four undocumented, Latino teenagers living in Phoenix. Inspired by two dedicated teachers and equipped with their own ambition, these four outcasts enter into the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition. Their robot, dubbed Stinky by the team, cost under $1,000 to build, and beat the $10,000 ExxonMobil sponsored robot from MIT. Continue reading “Book Review: Spare Parts by Joshua Davis”

International Women’s Day with Noorjahan Akbar

Noorjahan Akbar speaks at Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union.
Noorjahan Akbar speaks at Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union.

Cool guest speakers are always coming to K-State. One of my goals for this semester was to actually go SEE some of those guest speakers. The week before Spring Break, I finally made good on that promise. I forgot to take notes, but it was awesome nonetheless! Continue reading “International Women’s Day with Noorjahan Akbar”