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12:00 a.m.
Casey Pettit, left, a Kansas University senior from Topeka, and Nicole Tichenor, a KU junior from St. Louis, make their way along the Clothesline Project on Thursday at the Womyn Take Back the Night event at South Park. T-shirts decorated by survivors of rape or domestic violence or both were displayed publicly in the park and told their personal accounts with abuse.  "Theres is so much violence happening everyday on a very personal level," Tichenor said. Women, men rally against rape
October 5, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Rape survivor Robin Richards still fears the nighttime. She warns women that the dark hours are when they are most vulnerable. It was 27 years ago, when she was 22 years old in a park with a boy she liked, when she was lulled into his friend’s car and assaulted.
9:00 a.m.
From right, Haskell Indian Nations University junior Shereena Baker, Fortuna, Calif., of the Southern Ute and Karuk tribes; senior Margaret Stevens, Oneida, Wisconsin, of the Oneida tribe; and senior Willow Bonga, Portland, Ore., of the Quinault tribe, are among members of Haskell's American Indian Studies Club who have asked Lawrence city commissioners to change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. The students, pictured Wednesday at Haskell, are planning a noon march on Monday from the South Park gazebo to the Haskell campus to bring attention to the issue. Name change sought for holiday, but mayor says it’s up to legislators
October 5, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Keep the day. Dump the Columbus. That’s long been the rallying cry at Haskell Indian Nations University each year as Columbus Day - which is Monday - approaches. But now, Haskell students want city commissioners to also shine a spotlight on the subject. Members of Haskell’s American Indian Studies Club have asked city commissioners to proclaim Monday as Indigenous Peoples Day, instead of celebrating it as Columbus Day.
3:00 p.m.
Online chat
Chat with Tim Fitzgerald of
October 5, 2007
In the second of two chats leading up to the Kansas vs. Kansas State contest, Tim Fitzgerald of <a href=""></a> and <a href="">The Drive</a>, will join us on Friday at 3 p.m. to answer all of your queries. Questions are sure to be aplenty, so submit yours early.
4:30 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
Choir takes advantage of organ hall's acoustics
Posted October 5, 2007
The Bales Organ Recital Hall may have been built to house an organ, but a new Kansas University choir is finding it's perfect for the human voice, too. The Bales Chorale, a new choral ensemble in the department of music and dance, makes its performing debut at 7:30 tonight at the recital hall, which is attached to the Lied Center. In this week's Pulse Podcast, a KU faculty member and students talk about what makes the hall such a special place for choir music. After that, as always, hear about more events going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature.
10:00 p.m.
Students from Kansas University's scholarship halls wait for doughnuts outside Joe's Bakery, 616 W. Ninth in this file photo from 2003.  Joe's Bakery, a staple for KU students seeking late night and early morning eats, is currently closed amid dwindling sales and an uncertain lease situation. Joe’s Bakery closes, future plans uncertain
October 5, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Joe’s Bakery, hailed for years as a late-night haven for Kansas University students on study breaks, did not open for business Friday morning amid dwindling sales, an expiring lease and a landlord looking for a new operator. When or whether the shop, at 616 W. Ninth St., will reopen again remains unclear.

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Lawrence Datebook
October 5, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Rec Calendar
October 5, 2007 in print edition on B6
Events around Lawrence.