Archive for Thursday, June 27, 2013

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12:09 a.m.
Richard Bors, a Kansas University student from Chicago, works on a final exam in Wescoe Hall. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved a tuition increase for all six public universities in Kansas. Families of incoming KU freshmen say tuition increase is ‘just part of life’
June 26, 2013
After a tuition increase approved last week, this year’s incoming Kansas University freshman class will be the first to pay more than $5,000 in in-state tuition and fees for a typical semester. Incoming students and their families, at a freshman orientation session at KU Wednesday, said they weren’t smiling about the tuition bump, but most shared the same reaction: What can you do? By Matt Erickson
10:32 a.m.
New Kansas Board of Regents members, from left: Shane Bangerter, of Dodge City; Helen Van Etten, of Topeka, and Ann Murguia, of Kansas City, Kan., await the announcement of their appointment by Gov. Sam Brownback, Thursday, June 27, 2013, on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/John Milburn) Brownback names new Regents, vows to fight for restored higher education funding
10:02 a.m., June 27, 2013 Updated 10:49 a.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback today appointed three new members to the Kansas Board of Regents and vowed to work to restore recent funding cuts to higher education. Scott Rothschild
3:23 p.m.
New Kansas Board of Regents members, from left: Shane Bangerter, of Dodge City; Helen Van Etten, of Topeka, and Ann Murguia, of Kansas City, Kan., await the announcement of their appointment by Gov. Sam Brownback, Thursday, June 27, 2013, on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/John Milburn) Brownback appoints three to Kansas Board of Regents; vows to fight for restored funding to higher ed
10:14 a.m., June 27, 2013 Updated 1:47 p.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday appointed three new members to the Kansas Board of Regents and vowed to work to restore recent funding cuts to higher education. By Scott Rothschild
5:31 p.m.
'Hawks in the NBA
NBA Draft blog: Jeff Withey selected with 39th pick by Portland; discussing the fit for Ben McLemore in Sacramento
Posted June 27, 2013
11:15 p.m. update: By Jesse Newell No other Jayhawks were taken in the second round, which means Ben McLemore (No. 7 to Sacramento) and Jeff ...
9:42 p.m.
NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, shakes hands with Kansas' Ben McLemore, who was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the first round of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. His moment of Truth? Ben McLemore goes No. 7 in NBA Draft to Sacramento Kings
9:33 p.m., June 27, 2013 Updated 12:32 a.m.
When the Sacramento Kings snagged Ben McLemore at No. 7 in the NBA Draft, those around McLemore turned their thoughts to another former Jayhawk who unexpectedly slipped down the board on draft night 15 years ago: Paul Pierce. By Matt Tait

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