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Bailey Britton

Bailey Britton

Bailey Britton is a senior studying mass communications and English at Kansas State University. She is the former editor-in-chief of the Kansas State Collegian.

‘Our bodies are ours and ours alone’: Women across Kansas march to defend abortion rights

By: - October 2, 2021

MANHATTAN — Kansans marched Saturday in defense of abortion rights in cities statewide in coordination with a national response to attacks on women’s reproductive rights. The marches were planned in Manhattan, Topeka, Hays, Salina, Lawrence and several locations in the Kansas City, Kansas, area. The Rally to Defend Abortion Rights is a nationwide event, with […]

Manhattan couple face eviction through loophole in federal, state moratoriums

By: - November 27, 2020

MANHATTAN — Alice McGaughey-Nondorf and Gary LaBarge live in back-to-back one-bedroom apartments, where they were riding out the COVID-19 pandemic in relative peace. Then, on Oct. 1, the engaged couple received a 30-day eviction notice. Advocates for the couple say ManApart LLC, a subsidiary of Genesis Health Clubs in Wichita, refused to offer a lease […]

‘Representation matters’: Kansas candidates hope to bring diverse voices to office

By: - October 17, 2020

MANHATTAN — Stephanie Byers sits in her living room, surrounded by her collection of guitars, to participate in one of the many Zoom calls on her schedule. The Democratic candidate for the Kansas House said the COVID-19 pandemic has forced her to change the way she campaigns. In March, she walked the Wichita district’s streets, […]