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Donors recognized for investment in entrepreneurship at Fort Hays State University 

07/26/2012 Fort Hays State University Relations HAYS, Kan. — A $3.5 million donation from the foundation of a northwest Kansas philanthropist made possible the construction of the Dane G. Hansen Scholarship Hall at Fort Hays State University. Gifts and contributions from many other individuals will help support the university’s entrepreneurship program and the residence hall… Continue

Attribution: Gage Skidmore

5 reasons everyone hates politicians

This is the year for outsiders in the political world. From Gary Johnson to Bernie Sanders – and of course Donald Trump – voters everywhere are looking for someone who isn’t part of the establishment to represent them. Sure there are still plenty of people who support the establishment candidates, but it is clear there… Continue


Ivanka trumps everything for FHSU student Tanner Tempel

By Randy Gonzales Fort Hays State University Relations HAYS, Kan. — It was a whirlwind week for Kansas’ youngest representative at the Republican National Convention. Tanner Tempel, a Garden City senior agriculture business major at Fort Hays State University, was an alternate delegate for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. One of the highlights for the 22-year-old… Continue


Watch the DNC Convention Online, Full Schedule

The Democratic National Convention begins tonight in Philadelphia, following the GOP convention and a massive leak of Democratic National Committee emails that’s been widely attributed to Russian hackers; emails that describe Hispanic outreach as “taco bowl engagement” and draw evidence that Hillary Clinton was favored by the DNC while disfavoring Bernie Sanders. The schedule of guest… Continue

Music/New Music

Electronic Spotlight: Week One

Doing a music spotlight seems easy enough, but honestly I wasn’t sure what to include. There’s so much great music out there that deserves recognition, especially in the electronic music genres. I did know one thing going into this: I don’t want this to just be another list of high-energy EDM club bangers. What I… Continue


Could a smartphone app revolutionize democracy in America?

One phone application is leading the way for increasing political involvement, and holding Congress accountable  at a time where the American government seems to be failing. It’s no secret that public opinion has very little effect on public policy decisions. The major influence Congressmen feel is from political lobbyists and Political Action Committees (PACS), which… Continue

Fort Hays Man on the Street

Fort Hays Man on the Street slated to reboot in the fall

Fort Hays Man on the Street originally gained notoriety in the Hays community last fall with videos featuring host Braden Wiesen questioning students on their political views. The series is set to reboot this fall and will bring along Lauren Schilleci as co-host. Subscribe to the Leader to be the first to know about show… Continue

Leader Artists/Music

Cooper Slough drops EDM goodness on the Leader

Cooper Slough is an electronic music producer originally from Goodland, Kansas. He became interested in electronic music in his junior year of high school, but didn’t start seriously producing until his freshman year of college. His music stresses simplicity of sound design and features a traditional arrangement style. While he says he’s still not entirely satisfied… Continue

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