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VIDEO: Kansas City journalist's Photoshop project goes viral

VIDEO: Kansas City journalist’s Photoshop project goes viral

Esther Honig, a 24-year-old journalist living in Kansas City, Mo., had no idea what she was getting herself into when she first shared her “Before & After” project with Buzzfeed. Within a day of Buzzfeed’s article there were 35 websites with their own version of the story, and Honig’s email was flooded. Her Facebook and […]

Photo Gallery: Baseball vs. Missouri State

Photo Gallery: Baseball vs. Missouri State

It had appeared as though freshman reliever Stephen Villines was untouchable. He swiped the closer role during conference play, from Preseason Closer of Year Candidate Jordan Piché, and looked to be one of the more promising relievers in the country. “I like his makeup, I like his adversity, he has been unbelievable, but freshmen will […]

Photo Gallery: Men's basketball vs. Stanford | Round of 32

Photo Gallery: Men’s basketball vs. Stanford | Round of 32

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball VS Stanford | Round of 32

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball VS Stanford | Round of 32

 

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. Eastern Kentucky | Round of 64

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Kentucky | Round of 64

Defense dooms Kansas in loss to Iowa State

Kansas City, Mo. – With his Big 12 Champions hat tucked on the ground beside him, Jamari Traylor considered the last 20 minutes and tried to explain why Kansas hadn’t been able to stop an Iowa State offense it stymied all year. “I don’t know,” Traylor said. “But we have to get better at it.” […]

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. Iowa State | Big 12 Tournament

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Iowa State | Big 12 Tournament

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. Texas Tech

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Texas Tech

Gallup-Healthways study ranks Kansas 20th in well-being

According to a new report, the majority of the top 10 worst states to live are in or around the Midwest. Kansas wasn’t one of them. The report, based on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, measured the physical and emotional health of 176,000 people throughout the country. The index reflects the sense of purpose in life […]

Photo Gallery: Topeka Day of Action

Photo Gallery: Topeka Day of Action

On the morning of Feb. 25, dozens of activists gathered across the street from the state capitol building in Topeka to protest what they feel is unfair treatment by the Kansas state legislature. The event was scheduled well in advance of the appearance and subsequent shooting down of House Bill 2453, a bill proposed and […]

Photo Gallery: KU vs Texas Men's Basketball

Photo Gallery: KU vs Texas Men’s Basketball

Kansas dominated Texas at home 85-54.  Kansas had three players in double-digit scoring.  Andrew Wiggins led the Jayhawks with 21 points, 2 blocks and 1 steal.  Frank Mason had 14 points and Joel Embiid had 13 points, 3 assists and 6 blocks.  Kansas shot 51.7% from the field and had a 33.3% 3-point average. Kansas […]

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. TCU

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. TCU

University students Amanda Tokarez and Scott Moir enjoy the wintery February day with Lawrence dog Huck.

Photo Gallery: February snow

On Feb. 4, 2014, Winter Storm Mika hit Lawrence, dumping over 10 inches of snow and closing schools across Kansas.  Some University students took advantage of Feb. 4 and 5  by going sledding or visiting their favorite bar.  On Feb. 6, University students hurried to class, braving temperatures that reached -25°F.

Video: Jayhawks struggle to find offense, drop first Big 12 game

Video: Jayhawks struggle to find offense, drop first Big 12 game

AUSTIN, Texas – Junior guard Naadir Tharpe walked slowly from the Kansas locker room, suited in sweats and sporting a hat with the words “Business As Usual” stitched on it in big bold letters. His body language said otherwise. What felt like the sky falling in Austin on Saturday might have just been gravity taking […]

Sheade: Naadir Tharpe shows gumption against cyclones

Junior point guard Naadir Tharpe drove to the lane with three minutes left in the first half and decided not to score. Instead, Tharpe dished the ball to sophomore forward Perry Ellis, and Ellis flushed the ball with a two-handed slam. Tharpe, who has stepped up his game during conference play, showed his experience and […]

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. Iowa State

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Iowa State

On Jan. 29, No. 8 Kansas (16-4, 7-0 Big 12) beat No. 16 Iowa State (15-4, 3-4 Big 12) 92-81 at Allen Fieldhouse.  Kansas’ talented freshmen accounted for 60 of Kansas’ points, including a career-high 29 points from Andrew Wiggins.  Kansas will now go on the eight-day road trip, playing Texas in Austin and Baylor in […]