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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kansas earns No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament

After falling to Iowa State in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament, the Kansas Jayhawks took a day to regroup before getting back in the gym on Sunday. That’s when Jamari Traylor said team got back the energy and focus it lacked on Friday. And when practice was all over, a new season  began. […]

Embiid plays through pain in loss

Stillwater, Okla. – For the majority of Kansas’ 72-65 loss to Oklahoma State, freshman center Joel Embiid played with hustle and aggressive. At the end he was hobbling up and down the court on Saturday.   “He tweaked his back,” coach Bill Self said.   The nagging back was the same injury that forced Self […]

Jayhawks fall to Cowboys after clinching the Big 12 outright

Stillwater, Okla. – Kansas coach Bill Self is waiting for the right moment and even he doesn’t know when it’ll come. At any point in the last week he could’ve allowed his Jayhawks a second to reflect on a season in which a team that returned zero starters from the previous year clinched a 10th […]

Halftime: Kansas 42, Oklahoma 33

At the half Kansas leads Oklahoma 42-33. The Jayhawks fell into early foul trouble forcing freshmen guard Andrew Wiggins and junior guard Naadir Tharpe to the bench. Both guards played under ten minutes. Wiggins finished the first half with five points and one rebound. After making his first two baskets, Wiggins missed his last two […]

First half run fuels Kansas victory

At one point, Kansas trailed by five to Texas in Allen Fieldhouse. The first five minutes weren’t what anyone expected. Not with a revenge game against Texas and potential conference championship in the Jayhawks’ sights. But there were still 15 minutes left in the half, and the Jayhawks would soon give everyone the show they […]

Schuster: Jayhawks avenge loss in Austin

Schuster: Jayhawks avenge loss in Austin

At some point during Kansas’ rampage on Saturday you had to remind yourself that the Jayhawks were facing a ranked team. That this wasn’t November. Or TCU. That Texas was a respectable opponent, and it had proven capable of hanging with Kansas. Without that knowledge, it was just another slaughter in a long line of […]