On May 12th, 2013, Lawrence community members, students, and faculty gathered for the Freedom On The Hill 5K/10K run or walk. The run raised money for the people affected by the bombing that occurred on April 15th, 2013 during the Boston Marathon. Over 4,000 dollars were raised in 12 days, an impressive feat accomplished by [...]
The KU South Asian Student Association presented their annual talent show, the Jayhawk Jhalak, at the Lawrence Arts Center on Sunday. As a celebration of south asian culture, performers showcased their dancing, singing and comedy skills to a crowded theater. The show also included a fashion show and a performance by the KU Jeeva dance team. Read [...]
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.
On Monday, April 15, KU Students for Justice in the Middle East held their first “Justice Café,” an evening filled with social commentary by students and performers.
On Sunday, April 14th, the Jayhawks took on the Texas Longhorns at Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence, Kan. The Jayhawks won the ballgame 4-3, advancing to 22-13 overall and 7-5 in the Big XII. Junior pitcher Frank Duncan (3-4) recorded the win and junior pitcher Jordan Piche’ recorded the save (8 total). The Jayhawks’ next game [...]
KU Athletics hosted the annual Kansas Football Spring Game Saturday afternoon April 13. KU’s 2013 season will begin on Saturday Sept. 7 against South Dakota.
Tonight, candidates for both coalitions gathered to wait for the results of the Student Senate election. KUnited waited anxiously at Yacht Club Sports Bar and Grill, while Ad Astra was at Saints Pub and Patio. According to the University Election Commission, this election garnered a 25 percent voter turnout, a large increase from last year’s eight [...]
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.
The Jayhawks took on St. Mary’s Wednesday night at Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence, KS. The Jayhawks won the ballgame 3-0 and are now 16-11 overall. Sophomore Drew Morovick got the win and junior Jordan Piche recorded the save.
“Intimate Apparel,” written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage, tells the story of Esther, a seamstress in the early 1900s who makes intimate apparel for a living. Performances will be held on April 3 through 11 at the Inge Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the site here.
The No. 12-seeded Kansas women’s basketball team did its best to outrun No. 1 seeded Notre Dame on Sunday, March 31, in its Sweet Sixteen game in Norfolk, Va., but fell short in the 93-63 loss to the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame senior guard Skylar Diggins threatened the Jayhawks from the start. She scored 22 [...]
The Kansas Jayhawks have made history as only the second 12 seed to ever make the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament. Last season the Jayhawks made their way to the Des Moines regional semifinals, where they fell to the Tennessee Lady Volunteers 84-73. Kansas will play will play its second [...]
Kansas played the no. 4 seed University of Michigan Wolverines inside the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington Texas Friday night Mar. 29. Freshman guard Ben McLemore lead the Jayhawks with 20 total points, followed by senior guard Travis Releford with 16 followed closed behind by with senior guard Elijah Johnson with 13 total points. Kansas was [...]