Archive for Friday, November 27, 2009

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KU vs. Tennessee Tech The day in photos, November 26, 2009 Pickup game
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Tennessee Tech?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tyshawn Taylor
Cole Aldrich
Sherron Collins
Tyrel Reed
Total 19
Who is your favorite KU basketball lefty from the last 20 years?

Poll results

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Raef LaFrentz
Keith Langford
Rex Walters
Xavier Henry
Total 2880
Should the Kansas Legislature pursue opportunities to privatize or outsource some government services?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1047

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
E. Laurence Chalmers, 1969-72: A psychologist, Chalmers was challenged to keep the peace in 1970 after an arsonist struck the student union and racial tension caused two deaths on campus. He averted a student strike by agreeing to grading options that allowed KU to complete the academic year. But the Board of Regents felt he was too permissive and tried to oust him. He resigned later to lead the Chicago Art Institute. He died Nov. 24, 2009. Former KU Chancellor Laurence Chalmers dies
2:58 p.m., November 25, 2009 Updated 4:53 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Former Kansas University Chancellor E. Laurence Chalmers has died. KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little said Wednesday that the thoughts and prayers of many at the university were with his family.
6:00 a.m.
Store manager Janet Mihalchik, right, assists Lawrence resident Mary Beth Harmon as she shops for a Christmas present for her mother-in-law Wednesday at Weaver’s Department Store, 901 Mass. Let’s make a deal
November 27, 2009 in print edition on 1A
By the time newspapers land on doorsteps Friday, lines already will have formed outside the rows of big box stores along South Iowa Street as shoppers waited for doors to open to the best deals of the year.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Sam Stoll, 3; Maura Kennedy, 11; the children’s aunt, Brandi Studer, Lawrence; Olivia Kennedy, 7; and Jack Stoll, 7, pick up 10 Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen Thanksgiving meals to deliver Thursday. About 400 in-home meals were delivered and prepared by volunteers in addition to the holiday LINK meal at First Christian Church. LINK supplies food, fellowship
November 27, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Whether they were serving up spoonfuls of hot yams or savoring the stuffing, those attending the LINK Community Thanksgiving Dinner said they were there just as much for the company as the food.
2:00 p.m.
This view of Memorial Stadium, taken from the top floor of The Oread, shows the east side of Memorial Stadium in the foreground. KU’s season ticket seats for sporting events are organized on a points-based priority system based on donations, and a new “junior” fund allows students to contribute as well. Kansas Athletics seeks football fans to invest $34M for Gridiron Club
November 27, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas football stock is taking a beating this season, just as its top officials ask fans to invest in what could amount to more than a $200 million Initial Public Offering.
6:00 p.m.
You can't help but notice the tall building going up along the Lawrence skyline as The Oread near completion in the coming months. The Oread Hotel targets concerns over fire
November 27, 2009 in print edition on 3A
As finishing touches are being made to a new hotel that towers 10 stories above Lawrence, it’s not what Fire Chief Mark Bradford sees from the outside that concerns him most.
7:00 p.m.
KU sophomore forward Marcus Morris warms up before taking on Tennessee Tech Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Taylor bounces back with big night as KU routs Tennessee Tech, 112-75
5:55 p.m., November 27, 2009 Updated 9:49 p.m.
KU’s sophomore guard finished with 18 points on 7-for-9 shooting, as five Jayhawks posted double figures in the blowout win.

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Rights, responsibility
Perhaps a proposed residence hall policy on drugs and alcohol had flaws, but events of the last year suggest some increased enforcement is justified.
November 27, 2009 in print edition on A10
Kansas University students have rejected a policy that would have allowed residence hall staff members to enter rooms, after knocking, if they have reason to believe illegal activity is occurring inside.