Archive for Sunday, September 9, 2007

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3:54 a.m.
Lawrence resident Chuck Benedict, 81, reads to his one-year-old great granddaughter Finley LaDuke on Friday at their home. Two years ago Benedict moved in with his granddaughter Sarah LaDuke and her husband, Aaron LaDuke. Benedict explained that he has cherished the time he has spent with them. Grandparents share tidbits of wisdom with younger generation
September 9, 2007 in print edition on 11A
Lawrence grandparents offer some food for thought to younger generations. Here’s what they had to say:
1:00 p.m.
Susan Earle, curator of European and American art at the Spencer Museum, organized "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist," the first nationally touring retrospective to celebrate the art and legacy of the Topeka native. The exhibit opens Saturday, but an opening reception will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at the museum, 1301 Miss. Renaissance man
September 9, 2007 in print edition on 1D
Growing up in Topeka, Cyrene Holt knew that her uncle - “the artist” - was making important work in New York. “Everyone was really impressed with what he was doing,” Holt says. “But thinking that he was going to be famous or known - I don’t know if that was thought of because of the fact that black people weren’t recognized in that way.”
10:00 p.m.
KU students walk on campus Wednesday. Stricter policies led to the dismissal of 884 students last year. Some call tuition disparity unfair
September 9, 2007 in print edition on 1A
At Kansas University, tuition for in-state freshmen costs $213 per credit hour, but that hardly tells the whole story of the price of a college education. Even ignoring room and board, or required campus fees, a sizable additional cost comes from differential tuition, or course fees, which range from $13.80 per credit hour in the School of Journalism to as much as $156.80 per hour for master’s degree classes offered in the School of Business.

All stories

Poem’s simplicity deceptive
Flint Hills region inspires Steven Hind
September 9, 2007 in print edition on D2
For more than 25 years, Steven Hind has written poetry about life in the Great Plains and Flint Hills of Kansas, including the small towns.
How they scored
September 9, 2007 in print edition on C7
A rundown of when the coring happened.
Space odyssey
Veteran NBC reporter’s new book details his singular coverage of 50 years of spaceflight
September 9, 2007 in print edition on D3
Only one person on the planet has covered every manned launch out of Cape Canaveral and now, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of spaceflight, he’s written a book about it.
Lawrence Datebook
September 9, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events around Lawrence
September 9, 2007 in print edition on D3
The best-selling books this week.
September 9, 2007 in print edition on D3
Poet’s Showcase: Tick by Mike Penner.