Dr. T’s thoughts on unrest in Minneapolis, our core values

Good afternoon, Saints family, Since Monday, we have seen horrifying reports from Minneapolis, Minn., where George Floyd died while being arrested. Despite the geographic distance between Seward County Community College and the Twin Cities, we have a stake in the situation because of our shared humanity. Our hearts go out to the Floyd family, and…

To the stars, one spoonful at a time

In my elementary-school years, Kansas Day represented a specific set of craft projects. The sunflower. The meadowlark. The cottonwood tree. The buffalo. As we advanced, we learned the meaning of our state motto: “Ad astra per aspera” — that is, “To the stars through difficulties.” Yet we heard little mention of Kansas’ most stellar historical aspects. Its…