Archive for Monday, February 18, 2002

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Percy Kiser
February 18, 2002
Horoscopes
February 18, 2002
James McDaniels
February 18, 2002
Suns coach loses debut
After replacing Skiles, Johnson falls, 105-92
February 18, 2002
Frank Johnson’s debut as coach of the Phoenix Suns started with a splash, then fizzled.
Local briefs
February 18, 2002
Presidents Day: Dole Institute director to appear today on CNN Richard Norton Smith, director of the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University, is scheduled to appear on CNN’s “Inside Politics” with Judy Woodruff at 3 p.m. today. The other guest on the Presidents Day program will be historian Doug Brinkley. Smith is a nationally recognized authority on the presidency and the award-winning author of eight books. For more information about the Dole Institute, visit http://www.ku.edu/~dole/. ____________ Leadership: KU chosen to sponsor alternative break school Kansas University has been selected as one of two sites for the 2002 Alternative Break Citizenship School. The school, sponsored by the Breakaway organization, will bring 48 students from across the country to KU July 12-29. The students will study American Indian issues and work with faculty and students at Haskell Indian Nations University and community service organizations. The Lawrence school, as well as one at the University of Vermont, will teach students and staff leaders how to build alternative break programs. Such programs pair students with projects to address community issues such as hunger, homelessness and the environment. ____________ Education: Multicultural Affairs director to speak at Topeka event Robert Page, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Kansas University, will give the keynote speech at a Topeka program honoring Black History Month. The event, at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Topeka West High School auditorium, is sponsored by the high school’s Multicultural Club. It includes student readings, a talent show and a soul-food dinner. Admission is $5. For more information, contact Jerome Plunkett at (785) 271-3501.
Partisan bias
February 18, 2002
Bigger picture
February 18, 2002
School size
February 18, 2002
Local briefs
February 18, 2002
 Presidents Day: Dole Institute director to appear today on CNN Richard Norton Smith, director of the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University, is scheduled to appear on CNN’s “Inside Politics” with Judy Woodruff at 3 p.m. today. The other guest on the Presidents Day program will be historian Doug Brinkley. Smith is a nationally recognized authority on the presidency and the award-winning author of eight books. For more information about the Dole Institute, visit http://www.ku.edu/~dole/. ____________  Leadership: KU chosen to sponsor alternative break school Kansas University has been selected as one of two sites for the 2002 Alternative Break Citizenship School. The school, sponsored by the Breakaway organization, will bring 48 students from across the country to KU July 12-29. The students will study American Indian issues and work with faculty and students at Haskell Indian Nations University and community service organizations. The Lawrence school, as well as one at the University of Vermont, will teach students and staff leaders how to build alternative break programs. Such programs pair students with projects to address community issues such as hunger, homelessness and the environment. ____________  Education: Multicultural Affairs director to speak at Topeka event Robert Page, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Kansas University, will give the keynote speech at a Topeka program honoring Black History Month. The event, at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Topeka West High School auditorium, is sponsored by the high school’s Multicultural Club. It includes student readings, a talent show and a soul-food dinner. Admission is $5. For more information, contact Jerome Plunkett at (785) 271-3501.
On the record
February 18, 2002
Wilson services
February 18, 2002