The Kansas spirit squad held a reception at Horejsi Family Athletics Center on Sunday before leaving for the 2013 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship. The Rock Chalk Dancers and cheerleaders performed routines during their sendoff in front of family, friends, alumni and local supporters before competing for the most prestigious [...]
COLUMBUS, OHIO — Well it had to end at some point. There was just no way Kansas could finish out the season without ever trailing again on the scoreboard. Hence with 8:52 left in the first half of Kansas’ 74-66 victory over Ohio State, the Buckeyes did the inevitable. They took a lead on the [...]
No.8 California defeated No.19 Kansas 88-79 on Friday night. It was the second loss of the season for the Jayhawks, dropping their record to 9-2. Both losses this season have come on the road. Kansas is now 1-2 when playing away from Allen Fieldhouse. California played just as they have all season, by outrebounding their [...]
There was a time when Kevin Young averaged just seven minutes per game in a Kansas uniform. It might be hard to remember, since it’s nearly impossible not to imagine the chiseled Afro flying through the air for emphatic dunks and rebounds, but Young struggled to get acclimated to the Jayhawks offense after transferring from [...]
Kansas coach Charlie Weis likes to throw around the names of his mentors and predecessors. Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick, to name a few, but now he can tack on another: Ara Parseghian. Before the legendary coach went on to win two National Championships at Notre Dame, Parseghian faltered early in his time at Northwestern. [...]
Imagine, for a moment, your hometown. It doesn’t matter where it is, or what kind of town it is. Just remember the feeling of familiarity; the palpable predictability that hangs in the air when you go home. Now, imagine your community is rocked by a tremendous tragedy on a scale you scarcely thought possible. Lives [...]
As senior forward Carolyn Davis shot free throws at practice on Tuesday, there was a sign taped beneath the basket that read two words; “Box Out”. That is the focus for the Jayhawks as they prepare for Friday’s game at No. 8 California. This season, Cal has been one of the elite rebounding teams in [...]
As Bill Self sat down to address the media after dismantling the Richmond Spiders, 87-59, the victorious coach took a moment to observe his surroundings. Something felt out of place. Before a comment could be collected Self took a breath and looked up at the ceiling. “Are these lights getting brighter,” Self asked. “Or do [...]
The Kansas men’s basketball team (9-1) maintained its winning streak Tuesday, Dec. 18, with a win over the Richmond Spiders (9-3,) 87-59. Senior forward Jeff Withey had a double-double with 13 rebounds and 17 points in Tuesday night’s game. Guards Ben McLemore, Travis Releford and Naadir Tharpe also scored in the double digits.
This week on Excess Hollywood, film critics Alex Lamb and Landon McDonald break down the first entry in Peter Jackson’s newest Middle–Earth saga.
“Hitchcock” isn’t just a toast to the master of suspense: It’s an ode to filmmaking in general and to the struggles of the creative process. And with the larger-than-life character of the hilariously deadpan, ultra-witty Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) leading this true story, it’s also a gleefully entertaining look into his life — especially for [...]
We’ve almost completed another semester, my fellow Jayhawks. We’re almost there. Projects are almost done and exams loom in the back of our minds. As we finish strong and reflect on information we’ve learned for classes, let us also look at the big picture and things we can all take away from this semester. A [...]
Whether giving or receiving, students are privy to a variety of customs for exchanging gifts. For Kristen Larsen, a freshman from Chicago, the holiday season is more about making thoughtful gifts than spending money. “I make gifts that are sentimental and will be appreciated for a long time,” Larsen said. “It’s the thought that counts, [...]
James Hennahane, a junior from Leawood, feels he has senioritis already. He said he focused hard his freshman and sophomore year, but now his classes are tougher. “I’m just extremely lazy when it comes to homework; procrastination is always there,” Hennahane said. “I’m getting lazy my junior and senior year even though that’s when you’re [...]
Fashion isn’t just about clothes. It’s makeup and hair, too. An outfit isn’t complete without the perfect final touches. Because your face is the first thing people notice about you — well, hopefully, anyway — makeup is crucial. The cardinal rule for makeup that every gal should follow is one simple step: Keep it clean. [...]