Archive for Friday, August 23, 2013

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12:00 a.m.
Noah Luke, 8, plays the Westphalia waltz with his teachers Jill Woodhouse, left, and Tricia Spencer, right, during a lesson at Beautiful Music Violin Shop, at 925 Iowa St., recently. Luke has taken classical violin lessons from Woodhouse for about three years and wants to compete in the youth fiddle contest at Sunday’s Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships in South Park. Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships displays talent of performers young and old
August 23, 2013
It took only three lessons for violin teacher Jill Woodhouse to discover that Noah Luke was no ordinary 5-year-old kid. She soon discovered that he had perfect pitch — the rare ability to identify individual pitches by name. Fast-forward to three years later and Noah is now an 8-year-old, busy preparing for his first violin competition. He will participate in the Youth Fiddle Championship category at the 33rd Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships at South Park this Sunday. By Nikki Wentling
10:00 a.m.
Luke Clark, Olathe, carries his bass guitar and pushes some belongings into his residence hall Sunday morning, August 15, 2010. This coming week is Hawk Week and will feature several activities each day for KU students. Hawk Week leaders aim to acclimate incoming students
August 23, 2013
Pictured: Students push some belongings into their residence hall. Hawk Week is the official welcome week where KU that hosts a variety of free events for students. The purpose of the week is to create a sense of belonging for new students by giving them opportunities to meet their professors and peers. Over the next week, Hawk Week Leaders will split up between the campus’ eight residence halls to encourage students to participate in the week’s events. By Nikki Wentling
3:44 p.m.
A close-up of KU offensive lineman Pearce Slater at Saturday's practice. Photo courtesy of Jeff Jacobsen, Kansas Athletics. KU coach Charlie Weis says he doesn’t know when, if juco OL Pearce Slater will return to campus
August 23, 2013
Kansas coach Charlie Weis opened his Friday press conference by addressing the status of junior-college offensive lineman Pearce Slater, who left the team Saturday to attend a family emergency.

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