Archive for Saturday, August 11, 2007

Also from August 11

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People & Places Trip to Israel KU Alumni: Faithful Jayhawks share their college day memories KU fashion Hidden Gems: 10 campus sites to visit

Lead stories

4:23 a.m.
Off the map
August 10, 2007 in print edition on 1C
After being exposed to Gillian Welch’s music, a listener unfamiliar with the singer-songwriter might conjure a distinct mental picture of her. She is likely a Southerner who grew up in dirt-poor conditions. Learned to play guitar from her grandpappy. Still lives on a farm. Wears a lot of gingham. In truth, Welch is a New York City native raised primarily in Los Angeles by parents who co-wrote the Emmy-winning musical numbers on “The Carol Burnett Show.”
6:00 a.m.
Learning the ins and outs of living in Lawrence can be an arduous task for some newcomers.  Lawrence 101 offers a brief overview of a few of the major historical events and rules that make our city unique. Lawrence 101
August 11, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Forget advanced trigonometry, or all those classes that have the word “molecular” or “quantum” in their titles. Many locals around here swear the course that is most often failed by new Kansas University students is one that is not even offered on The Hill. It is the one that has lesson times every day of the week as students make their way around Lawrence. Let’s call it Lawrence 101: The ins and outs of living here.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence resident Gregg Miller grabs a 2007 Red Dog Days t-shirt following the final workout of Red Dog Days Friday, Aug. 10, 2007 at Memorial Stadium. Participants who attended 26 or more workouts were awarded a t-shirt for their efforts. T-shirts prove Dog Days endurance
August 11, 2007 in print edition on 1B
The rules are simple. “If you’ve made your 26 times fair and square, then you get a T-shirt,” Don “Red Dog” Gardner said. But the road is rough. “We sprinted a lot, ran, did stairs, jumping jacks, volleyball jumps,” said Jenica Wessels, who participated in Dog Days, daily workouts led by Gardner at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium.

All stories

Screen scene
Fall films offer break from study doldrums
August 11, 2007 in print edition on E12
The two most lucrative periods for the movie industry happen, of course, during summer and the holiday season.
10 on the fast track
KU makes advances in research
August 11, 2007 in print edition on D1
From the Amazon to the arts, KU researchers explore new territory.
Local beats
The 10 Lawrence bands you should check out
August 11, 2007 in print edition on E6
There are more than 300 local bands listed on Most of them are worth a listen.
Redskins look strong in secondary
Washington roster includes four defensive backs drafted in the Top 10
August 11, 2007 in print edition on C6
Here are some observations on the Washington Redskins and Tennessee Titans after spending a few days with them in camp last week:
New student body president not afraid of feedback
Hannah Love noted for collaboration
August 11, 2007 in print edition on A15
Hannah Love calls it the “million-dollar question.”
Life of the party
The best shindigs keep guests happy, safe and out of jail
August 11, 2007 in print edition on E8
Back in their youth, the Beastie Boys famously rapped about fighting for their right to party.
On the Record
August 11, 2007 in print edition on B2
¢ Injury accidents¢ Emergency calls
Remodeled Canterbury House reopening this fall
Longtime Episcopal campus ministry will retool programming, outreach as well
August 11, 2007 in print edition on A27
Canterbury House is back in business.