Archive for Monday, December 22, 2008

Also from December 22

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Water-line break at Delta Gamma Miss Kansas and Miss Kansas Teen USA pageant

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Tempe Insight Bowl Block Party on New Year’s Eve draws thousands to the Mill Avenue District in Tempe, Ariz. This year’s event will feature three fireworks shows and a concert by Styx. See page 2D for a list of Jayhawk watch parties and other get-togethers. Party in Tempe: What to do if you go to the Insight Bowl
December 21, 2008 in print edition on 1D
Traveling to the Insight Bowl? It should be warm, for starters — but the recreation and nightlife are pretty hot, too. Here are some tips on where to go.
6:00 a.m.
Leni Salkind lights a giant menorah outside the South Park Recreation Center on the first night of Hanukkah. In back is Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel of the KU Chabad Center for Jewish Life. Menorah lighting heralds Hanukkah
December 22, 2008 in print edition on 3A
A bitterly cold, dark Sunday night was a little brighter with the help of a 6-foot-tall menorah during the celebration of the first night of Hanukkah. KU’s Chabad Center for Jewish Life kicked off the holiday with latkes, gifts, balloon animals and, of course, lighting the first candle of the menorah.
10:00 a.m.
Holidays pose challenge for eating disorders
December 22, 2008 in print edition on 1A
When Kate, a 22-year-old Kansas University student, went home for Thanksgiving last month, she sat down with her family and laid out some ground rules. She asked that they nix comments on how much she was eating, whether it be too much or to little.
2:00 p.m.
Hannah Todd, 20-months-old, plays with a doll earlier this month during a MOMs group meeting at First United Methodist Church. Classic toys like dolls can capture the imagination of many generations of children at play. Time-tested toys: Classics rekindle childhood memories
December 22, 2008
Chances are no one was beating down retail doors this holiday season — or for that matter stood in line at all — to buy a stick. But when members of the MOMS Club of Lawrence-North were asked to rattle off toys that stood the test of time, sticks were right up there with the Etch-A-Sketch, Barbie, Tonka Truck and the always reliable cardboard box.
6:00 p.m.
Valerie Miller-Coleman is director of Family Promise, a local social service agency helping homeless families. Miller-Coleman works with families at a new day shelter in a house on Tennessee Street. Opening new doors: Homeless advocate learned to care at early age
December 22, 2008
As millions of Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of the world’s most famous homeless child, it’s an opportunity to turn our thoughts toward Lawrence’s homeless children and one of their advocates, Valerie Miller-Coleman.

All stories

Eagles hold off Troy
Southern Miss wins New Orleans Bowl
December 22, 2008 in print edition on B9
Southern Miss beat Troy, 30-27 in overtime, in the New Orleans Bowl.
Turnovers doom KU women to loss
Jayhawks have 21 give-aways in 67-64 setback at UCLA
December 22, 2008 in print edition on B3
Kansas’ women’s basketball team had 21 turnovers in a 67-64 loss at UCLA.
Miami ices K.C.
Brutal cold can’t stop Dolphins
December 22, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Dolphins shrugged off the cold and beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 38-31, at Arrowhead Stadium.