Archive for Monday, May 24, 2010

Also from May 24

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, May 24, 2010 KU baseball vs. Oklahoma
Which KU non-conference game are you most looking forward to?

Poll results

Response Percent
vs. Memphis (New York City)
vs. UCLA
vs. Arizona (Las Vegas)
at Michigan
at Cal
vs. USC
Total 1783

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Juan Manuel Santos, presidential candidate of the Social National Unity Party in Colombia, gestures  during his closing campaign rally in Bogota on Friday. Santos graduated from Kansas University in 1973 with degrees in business and economics. Jayhawk is leading candidate in Colombian presidential election
May 23, 2010 in print edition on 1B
As traveling Kansas University fans know, there are Jayhawk alumni seemingly everywhere you look. You can even find one running for the presidency of a South American country.
6:00 a.m.
Free State High's newest graduates celebrate on Sunday afternoon after a ceremony in the school's new stadium. Advice to Free State graduates includes lessons from cartoons
May 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Free State High School’s class of 2010 celebrated a first Sunday afternoon. It became the first class to graduate in its new athletic stadium.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence High graduate Cassie Brabant, facing, hugs her friend Angele Lund following the LHS commencement ceremony Sunday at the football stadium. A new tradition commences: Lions go out with a roar at home field
May 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence High School stadium was filled Sunday afternoon for the annual graduation ceremony, where 376 students received their diplomas.
2:00 p.m.
Baker University President Pat Long shakes hands with Matthew James during commencement ceremonies Sunday in Baldwin City. The Class of 2010 arrived at Baker at the same time Long did, four years ago. A walk to remember
May 24, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Baker University President Pat Long kept her keynote address short Sunday afternoon, and her message for the 2010 graduates was simple.
6:00 p.m.
Taj Polonchek, 5, looks for guidance for weeding from teacher Julie McEathron at Hilltop Child Development Center’s Meadowlark Classroom’s garden. McEathron has incorporated gardening into the classroom for three years, and soon the entire school will have a new garden for its projects.
Blossoming education: KU’s Hilltop program to expand gardening, related curricula
May 24, 2010
These are the reasons why gardening with preschoolers is adorable. Taj Polonchek, 5, sits on the sidewalk near a bed of green plants barely poking out of the ground. Even a seasoned gardener might wonder which is a weed and which is a vegetable plant. Taj, with great confidence, pulls a tomato plant out of the dirt. He holds it up to his teacher. “Can I pick this one?” he says.

All stories

Stoudemire keeps Suns alive
Phoenix avoids sweep with 118-109 victory
May 24, 2010 in print edition on B5
Amare Stoudemire had been criticized for just about everything: his defense, his rebounding, even his desire.
Limestone fence posts are sculptor’s medium
May 24, 2010 in print edition on A5
Locals may take those old limestone fence posts for granted.
Regents consider honorary degrees
KU, K-State leaders back effort to give special recognition to notable people
May 24, 2010 in print edition on A1
A move to allow the awarding of honorary degrees at state universities is in the works.
Please explain
Perhaps further explanation will ease public concerns about the new Community Improvement Districts, but we’re not so sure.
May 24, 2010 in print edition on A9
Lawrence city commissioners were smart to delay consideration of their first request to form a special taxing district to benefit a development near 23rd Street and Ousdahl Road.