Archive for Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Also from November 28

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Kansas Women's Basketball vs. Grambling State
Podcasts
Polls
Do you think Lawrence needs a trauma center?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
75%
No
 
17%
Unsure
 
6%
Total 166
Have you bought a Powerball ticket yet?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, it’s a winner, for sure
 
56%
Nah, waste of money
 
25%
Not yet, but I’m planning on it
 
18%
Total 75

Lead stories

12:53 a.m.
2012 LHS graduates look on during the commencement ceremony under sunny skies on Sunday as friends and family watch from the stands. Graduation numbers improve in Lawrence school district
November 27, 2012
The overall 4-year graduation rate improved in 2012, while gaps narrowed for low-income and minority students. By Peter Hancock
10:00 a.m.
In this scene from "Té Buffet of Life," KU freshmen in a Mount Oread Scholars "living learning community" program portray high school students. The film, a high-school romantic comedy, was written, directed, produced, acted and edited by a group of 20 students in the program. Scenes at the "high school" were filmed in Wescoe Hall, where the group meets for a seminar. Twenty KU freshmen living in ‘learning community’ produce film
November 27, 2012
The film “Té Buffet of Life” is the result of a semester-long experience for 20 Kansas University freshmen who all live in the same residence-hall wing as part of a “living learning community.” The movie, a half-hour long high-school romantic comedy, will be screened Wednesday night at the Kansas Union. By Matt Erickson
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University’s Caroline Jarmoc, left, celebrates a kill with Erin McNorton during the Jayhawks' volleyball match against No. 19 Iowa State on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at Horejsi Center. Heritage, hungry personality drive KU volleyball star Jarmoc
November 28, 2012
Kansas University volleyball star Caroline Jarmoc credits her parents, Polish emigrants, for her assertive personality and perspective on life. By Tom Keegan
6:00 p.m.
Case #11: Nov. 21, 7:15 a.m. 
Fire crews work the scene of a Tuesday morning fire at 2413 Ousdahl Road in Lawrence. ATF offers reward for information about suspected arsons in south Lawrence
4:02 p.m., November 28, 2012 Updated 5:38 p.m.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who has information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a rash of suspected arsons in central Lawrence. More than a dozen small fires have been set inside or near apartment complexes. By Shaun Hittle and Alex Parker

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Opinion: Consumption dampens holiday spirit
November 28, 2012 in print edition on A8
Bing Crosby would be appalled.