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High school feminist clubs increase in membership, take on wide range of issues

After school at Free State High, more than a dozen students have pulled chairs into a circle for a discussion on feminism. In the hour that follows, the circle is widened time and time again to make way for newcomers, until those gathered number more than 30.

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Lawrence school board to hear proposal for naming Lawrence High football field after famed coach

The daughter of legendary Lawrence High School coach Bill Freeman is hoping that his name can become a permanent part of the football field at the school.

Centro Hispano wins $10,000 at Transformations event

Nadia Imafidon — and her charity, Centro Hispano — walked away the big winners at the recent Transformations charity gala.

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Korean storytime to take place at Lawrence Public Library

The first Korean Storytime will take place Wednesday at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

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LOOK: 150-year-old photography method produces striking results

Lawrence photographer Earl Richardson is reaching way back to a 150-year-old method of photographic portraiture for a recent body of work that has produced some striking imagery.

Free State student named candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program

A Free State High School senior has been selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.

Souper Bowl Saturday returning to Lawrence Arts Center in February

Hundreds of handmade bowls produced by area artists, community members and students will be on sale Feb. 6 at the Lawrence Arts Center's Souper Bowl Saturday.

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Susan Tate to resign as Lawrence Arts Center CEO by end of 2016

Susan Tate, CEO of the Lawrence Arts Center, will retire at the end of the year.

South Middle School assistant principal to retire

Lawrence public schools Superintendent Rick Doll has announced the retirement of South Middle School Assistant Principal Lynn Harrod.

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Lawrence school board to vote on $300K renovation of Ryan Gray playground

At its meeting Monday, the Lawrence school board will vote on whether to authorize a $300,000 renovation of the Ryan Gray Playground for All Children located at Hillcrest Elementary School, 1045 Hilltop Drive.

Now is the time to adopt a dog

Weather: While the high may be 90 degrees, our heat index will remain near 100. A southwest wind will continue between 10 and 20 miles per hour before a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The showers should ...

KU Cancer Center seeks national status

Kansas University is working to get a National Cancer Institute designation for its cancer center. The goal will require a large investment, but officials say they'll be repaid in the number of lives saved. Downtown rumbled with the sound of ...

Fight for Your Right to Hoodie: An interview with Sarah Sung of The Lucha Narrative

The Lucha Narrative sprang from the soul of Sarah Sung, a KU grad and graphic designer seeking to merge her passions for creating cool stuff and helping the world. She visited with us to discuss the launch of the Lucha ...

Anarchonomics: An Interview with the Solidarity! Collective

On March 15, Solidarity will move from 1109 Mass. (next to It’s Brothers) to 13 E. 8th Street (next to the Sandbar). The bad news is that people will still be puking on their doorstep; the good news is that ...

C-TRAN students sing Christmas carol

Students in the Community Transition Program (C-TRAN), sing Christmas carols to residents at the Pioneer Ridge Health & Rehab skilled nursing facility, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015.

Lawrence Civic Choir rehearsal

The Lawrence Civic Choir rehearses for their upcoming holiday concert Monday evening at the Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. The holiday concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the church.

Lawrence farm creates sorghum syrup with horse-powered press

Using a horse-powered press, John Craft presses sorghum stalks to make sweet sorghum syrup at Willing Horse Farm on the east edge of Lawrence. Craft sells the sweet sorghum syrup at the Lawrence Farmer's Market, and several local restaurants and bakeries use the natural sweetener.

Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate

K.C. Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate their World Series win Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

Lawrence Halloween Throwback Photo Contest

Over 100 photographs were submitted by readers for the Journal-World's Halloween Throwback Photo Contest.

Kansas University Band Day parade

Sights and sounds of the 68th annual Kansas University Band Day parade Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Instrument builder Jim Triggs talks about mandolins

Jim Triggs and his son Ryan build custom mandolin and guitars by hand. Jim worked with Gibson for several years helping build mandolins and archtop guitars. Triggs' mandolins have been played by some of the top bluegrass musicians in the country.

Humane Society director talks about need for facility renovations

Kate Meghji, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, talks about facility problems which are creating animal care problems at the shelter.

Puppies at the Lawrence Humane Society

Two puppies pose for the camera during a recent trip to the Lawrence Humane Society.

Piano Prodigy Matthew Liu performs 'Flight of the Bumblebee"

Eight-year-old Lawrence pianist Matthew Liu performs "Flight of the Bumblebee."