As history has shown, tragedy often brings about change. But with the string of recent shootings in the United States, one root cause is too often ignored: America’s failing approach to mental illness. Mental health facilities have had their funding subjected to relentless budget cuts, forcing them to cut back services or close. Compounding the […]
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters has created a new friendly competition to put the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Wichita State University head to head in order to increase funds and the number of mentors in the program. The campaign, “Go Big or Go Home,” will feature the men’s basketball coaches from the […]
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino filed a lawsuit for contributory copyright infringement against Gawker Media at the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Jan. 27. The lawsuit seeks at least $1 million in damages from Gawker for posting a link to a leaked copy of his latest script, “The Hateful Eight.” According to USA Today, the […]
Miley Cyrus’ lewd stage presence has gained global notoriety over the past few months, so the prospect of seeing her “unplugged” on MTV Wednesday night undoubtedly struck fear into the hearts of mothers of teenagers across the country. In the week leading up to the special, show’s advertising focused on Cyrus’ claims of doing “whatever […]
GEORGE MULLINIX/KANSAN The University of Kansas is known for its mainstream sports. For the less athletically-gifted students, there are opportunities to join intramural teams. This semester, the Ambler Student Recreation Center offers offbeat sports such as wallyball, doubles foosball and table tennis alongside classics such as softball and basketball. “Wallyball is like a version of […]
After attempting a combined 12 field goals in his previous two games, talks have been swirling all week about freshman forward Andrew Wiggins and his lack of aggression. The Ontario, Canada, native seemed to be listening as he erupted for a career-high 27 points to lead No. 8 Kansas (15-4, 6-0) over the Texas Christian […]
Video by George Mullinix Matt Easton was a creative kid. The kind of kid teachers either adored or simply had to put up with. He tended to reach for the spotlight and always craved to be the center of attention. He participated in almost every talent show in elementary and high school and was asked […]
Coach Charlie Weis addressed the media on Tuesday Oct. 8th after the loss Saturday to Texas Tech.
Shots from outside Allen Fieldhouse hours before the 2013 Late Night at the Phog.