One week could determine the difference between good and great for the 2013-2014 Kansas basketball season. Andrew Wiggins, the top recruit in the 2013 class, seems ready to end his prolonged decision making process. According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, Wiggin’s mother will head from Canada to West Virginia to support him for the announcement, which [...]
When soccer fan RJ Keitchen entered Arrowhead Stadium to see the Wizards play, a massive, yet empty, stadium met him. Sporting Kansas City, then known as the Kansas City Wizards, played within the unwelcoming confines of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Keitchen watched the game in an atmosphere that carried little character or excitement. [...]
Take a drive down Tennessee or Kentucky streets on a warm Saturday afternoon, and you will find dozens of students socializing on a porch or lawn. Porch drinking is a popular pastime for students in Lawrence, especially during the spring and summer months when the weather is warm enough to spend a few hours outside. [...]
The newest trailer for Zack Snyder’s forthcoming Superman reboot “Man of Steel” has elicited a strong response from fans eager to witness the return of the original superhero, a deathless icon dedicated to fighting for truth, justice and the American way. The ad also confirms what many within the Phog have suspected for years: the [...]
Ashley Martin celebrated the “holidaze” this weekend with friends by relaxing in a mellow atmosphere. The Shawnee sophomore has smoked marijuana since she was a sophomore in high school. She has celebrated 4/20 multiple times and said now it’s more of a chill thing for her to do with friends who enjoy the same pastime [...]
Kansas hosted the Elite Long Jump event Thursday afternoon April 18. Due to the cold and wet weather the event was relocated from downtown to the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The event had eight athletes competing against one another in the long jump event and Janay DeLoach took the event with a jump of 6.7 meters.
The Kansas Relays, which date back to 1923, brings some of the best track and field athletes from Kansas and around the world to Lawrence this weekend. Memorial Stadium and the Douglas County Fairgrounds will host the storied event that offers a number of storylines. While the baseball, softball and soccer teams play on the [...]
At 1:34 p.m. Greg Hall crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. He had just completed a personal best on the course, finishing in three hours and 28 minutes. When the 58-year-old Kansas Citian was done — before he wanted water or juice, or a fresh set of clothes — he walked back toward [...]
I think it is about time that the University surpasses the “Ivy” league. When someone describes a building covered in plants, most people automatically think of ivy. However, what they may not know is that there is a much better alternative to common ivy. Innovative “green walls” are making a sustainable effects without the potential [...]
You’ve probably heard the phrase “real woman have curves.” Maybe you saw it on Pinterest. Maybe it was a post on Facebook. Maybe it was part of an ad campaign in an attempt towards progressiveness to combat the systematic culture that trains women to hate their bodies. Maybe you thought this was a super rad [...]
It’s been more than two years since Kid Cudi’s last album “Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager.” After a rock album with longtime collaborator Dot da Genius, Cudi returns with his latest solo effort “Indicud,” released today. When Cudi initially announced “Indicud,” he likened it to Dr. Dre’s classic “2001.” He [...]
Jayhawk Boulevard may look a little different when you come back to Lawrence next August. That’s because the KU Department of Design and Construction Management and KU Endowment have teamed up to make major renovations over the next four summers to the boulevard’s asphalt and concrete pavement, underground tunnel, storm drainage system and foliage surrounding [...]
On Saturday, April 13th, the Big Event connected 3,000 University of Kansas students, faculty and staff with the Lawrence community by sending volunteers to work at more than 400 local job sites.
On Tuesday, April 9, freshman guard Ben McLemore made his announcement to go to the 2013 NBA Draft at a press conference in Allen Fieldhouse.
Something about the way Kurt Cobain played his guitar had the ability to captivate a youthful audience. It became apparent in the early ‘90s, when his band, Nirvana, began to influence the young adult population of the world. Cobain, the grunge-rock band’s frontman, was born in Aberdeen, Wash., to a waitress and a mechanic. It [...]
What happened to sexy and smart? If you have kept up with the latest drama relating to advertising exploitation, then you have heard of the parental outrage with Victoria’s Secret Pink Spring Break line, “Bright Young Things.” The controversy began when Amy Gerwing, conservative mother of seven, wrote how appalled she was that Victoria’s Secret [...]