Architects reveal $5 million plan for Spencer Museum of Art renovations

Architects reveal $5 million plan for Spencer Museum of Art renovations

  Pei Cobb Freed and Partners, an international architectural design firm, revealed its $5 million design plan for phase one of the major renovation and expansion plan for the Spencer Museum of Art on May 29. View the full  gallery of  renderings Phase one, which is scheduled to begin in the fall, will remodel more than […]

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Naadir Tharpe will not return for senior season at Kansas

Naadir Tharpe will not return for senior season at Kansas

Junior point guard Naadir Tharpe will not return to the University of Kansas next season, according to Kansas coach Bill Self. Tharpe, a Worcester, Mass., native, plans to move back home to be with his 3-year-old daughter, who is experiencing health complications that require weekly medical visits. “At this juncture, I feel it is best […]

Cozart shines in spring game

It wasn’t the first time sophomore quarterback Montell Cozart’s speed was on display at Memorial Stadium, but it was fun to watch nonetheless. With a little over six minutes left in the fourth quarter of the Jayhawk’s spring football game, Cozart took a shotgun snap and began reading the defense for the option play.  Seeing […]

Weis getting more answers after Spring Game

The Kansas football spring game on Saturday was just another glorified scrimmage coach Charles Weis said. The Blue team, who consisted of starters on offense and defense, defeated the White team 20-10. “We still have questions, but we got a lot more answers,” Weis said. The Blue team didn’t look like the starters to begin […]

Kansas falls in opener to TCU

It wasn’t quite the pitching duel as expected in Kansas’ 5-2 loss to conference foe Texas Christian University, as a combined seven runs off 23 total hits, lit up the scoreboard in Hoglund Ballpark Friday night. The Horned Frogs came into tonight contest riding one of the best arms in the Big 12 in junior […]

Embiid declares for NBA Draft

Freshman center Joel Embiid will not come back to the University for his sophomore season. “After thinking a lot, I decided to declare for the NBA draft,” Embiid said. “I made (my decision) this past Sunday. Looking at different scenarios and gathering information and talking to my mentors.” Coach Bill Self said he didn’t think […]

Q&A: New Lawrence mayor to work with KU, city

Q&A: New Lawrence mayor to work with KU, city

The University Daily Kansan sat down with recently elected Mike Amyx, the new Mayor of Lawrence, to introduce students to him and speak with him about what we should expect to see during the rest of the year. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am 60 years old and am married with one […]

Jayhawks drop second straight to Sooners

After managing only a single hit through three innings, the Oklahoma Sooners put together a string of hits in the top of the fourth. A leadoff single off the first pitch by Sheldon Nuese was followed by a double by Anthony Hermelyn to put runners on second and third with no outs. Two straight sac […]

Jayhawks drop second game to Sooners

After managing only a single hit through three innings, the Oklahoma Sooners put together a string of hits in the top of the fourth. A leadoff single off the first pitch by Sheldon Nuese was followed by a double by Anthony Hermelyn to put runners on second and third with no outs. Two straight sac […]

Final: Kansas softball defeats Oklahoma State 1-0

For the first time in five years, Kansas opened up conference play with a win. It took an extra inning and one RBI from freshman outfielder Katelyn Schumacher to make the difference.  Kansas (25-10, 1-0 Big 12) defeated Oklahoma State (19-12, 0-1 Big 12) in a low scoring affair on Friday 1-0. Sophomore pitcher Kelsey […]

Oklahoma’s late rally dooms Jayhawks

When Jordan Piche’ comes into the game for the Jayhawks, even in the worst situations they expect to put the game away. After retiring two in a row to lead off the top of the ninth, Piche’ walked one and gave up two straight singles, to fall 2-1 to the Oklahoma Sooners in Friday night’s […]

Schuster: Traylor, McLemore bond over basketball and beats

St. Louis – Before the biggest game of his career, Jamari Traylor was just looking for someone to cheer for him. He knew it wouldn’t be coming from his family. After traveling down to Kansas City for the Big 12 Tournament, they couldn’t afford another getaway from Chicago. Sure, his teammates were rooting for him […]

Kansas seeks to continue dominance on the glass against Stanford

Kansas seeks to continue dominance on the glass against Stanford

One thing stood out to Anthony Brown while watching the second half of Kansas’ game versus Eastern Kentucky on Friday afternoon. The Jayhawks put on a rebounding clinic. They held a massive advantage as they outrebounded the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 43-19 on the way to an 11-point victory in the Round of 64 of the […]

McKay leads Kansas in opener against Dartmouth

Kansas (15-7) was able to bat around twice Friday night in their 13-5 victory over Dartmouth (2-8). The fourth and the eighth innings sent 11 and nine batters to the plate respectively. “We were motivated coming off the two losses to UNM.” Junior outfielder Conor McKay explained, “We came in with a chip on our […]

Frankamp leads Kansas past Eastern Kentucky

Frankamp leads Kansas past Eastern Kentucky

St. Louis, Mo. – In the final moments Bill Self had with his team before the second half in the Jayhawks’ NCAA Tournament opener, the Kansas coach gathered his players on the court and delivered one last encouraging message: It can’t get any worse. True, it couldn’t get worse than trailing Eastern Kentucky for much […]

Traylor looks to help replace Embiid

St. Louis, Mo. – Things have gotten a bit rough in the Jayhawks’ search to replace injured center Joel Embiid. One look at Perry Ellis on Thursday serves as proof. Just under Ellis’ left eye sits a fresh cut, a reminder that the battle for a national title isn’t without blemishes – and an even […]