Archive for Sunday, September 21, 2008

Also from September 21

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
Behind the Lens: Rebecca Kellerman Behind the Lens: Matthew Avila Behind the Lens: Leslie O'Brien Behind the Lens: Korissa Gillespie Behind the Lens: Kevin Sontag Behind the Lens: Janie Goulding Behind the Lens: Haley Fischer Tagging of monarch butterflies Behind the Lens: Tom Soetaert Behind the Lens: Rachel Chin Behind the Lens: Stef Stuever Behind the Lens: Nancy Scott
Which KU player has been the best surprise so far?

Poll results

Response Percent
Kerry Meier
Johnathan Wilson
Daymond Patterson
Jacob Branstetter
Alonso Rojas
Total 1437
Do you know how to play a musical instrument?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 655

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Trombone players from the Baldwin High School Marching Band perform during the KU Band Day Parade in downtown Lawrence, Kan. on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Bands on parade
September 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Massachusetts Street on Saturday was a sea of crimson and blue and black and gold and green and yellow and orange. Kansas University’s Marching Jayhawks led more than 3,000 musicians and performers in the 61st annual Band Day festivities, which included a parade downtown to be followed by a halftime performance during KU’s game against Sam Houston State.
6:00 a.m.
John Henry/Journal-World Photo.Carrie West, a Take Care Nurse Practitioner, works at the Walgreen's Take Care Clinic at Sixth and Kasold Streets. The clinic sees patients without appointments. The clinic will help treat respiratory illnesses, skin conditions, minor injuries, vaccinations and physicals. New clinic provides health care options for Lawrence area residents
September 19, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Feeling sick and don’t have a doctor? Feeling sick and your doctor’s office is closed or can’t see you until the next day? Besides going to a hospital emergency room, there’s now another option to get basic health care.
2:00 p.m.
Michael Murray, associate professor of physics at Kansas University, talks with Jessica Snyder, a fifth-year senior from Clearwater. Murray and Snyder are involved with the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, as are several other KU professors and students. KU plays part in particle collider experiments
September 21, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Four Kansas University professors and several students and researchers have their hands in the largest physics experiment in generations. International scientists completed the first major phase of the Large Hadron Collider this month near Geneva, Switzerland.
6:00 p.m.
Annabell Davis, 9, center, stalks a monarch butterfly during a tagging event at the Baker Wetlands. The Jayhawk Audubon Society and Monarch Watch coordinated the event, in which participants caught and tagged butterflies for tracking purposes during their annual migration. About 500 people helped with the project on Saturday morning. Butterflies tagged for Mexico migration
September 21, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Act like a praying mantis. That was the message Kansas University ecology and evolutionary biology professor Chip Taylor gave to about 500 people who took part in the tagging of monarch butterflies Saturday at the Baker Wetlands.

All stories

School leadership
By itself, hiring a new school superintendent is a daunting task, but the departure of two other top administrators will raise additional questions for the board to consider.
September 21, 2008 in print edition on B6
The retirement of two more senior school district administrators raises some new questions for the Lawrence school board as it prepares to search for a replacement for Superintendent Randy Weseman.
Poet’s Showcase
September 21, 2008 in print edition on D3
“Silent God” By Katie Lashbrook
September 21, 2008 in print edition on D3
A listing of this week’s top-selling nonfiction and fiction literature.