The Kansas State band seemed to get all the attention at Saturday’s game against South Dakota, but there were more important events in and around campus in the past week that deserve notice.
The Kansas State band seemed to get all the attention at Saturday’s game against South Dakota, but there were more important events in and around campus in the past week that deserve notice. Orlin Wagner The Associated Press
The Kansas State band seemed to get all the attention at Saturday’s game against South Dakota, but there were more important events in and around campus in the past week that deserve notice. Orlin Wagner The Associated Press

Enough! Let’s move on from the K-State band controversy

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