Archive for Friday, September 27, 2013

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12:11 a.m.
Patrons fill Lawrence Creates Marketplace during August's Final Fridays event to browse artwork. Entering its third year, Final Fridays is a bigger draw than ever
September 27, 2013
Final Fridays, which celebrated its third anniversary last month, has grown into a buzzworthy monthly event for downtown Lawrence. Organizers hope the momentum will continue, boosting exposure for local artists plus increasing the kind of vibrancy that attracts visitors and new residents to town. By Sara Shepherd
10:00 a.m.
Hundreds of people flooded Massachusetts Street Thursday evening to watch the 1980s movie, The Goonies, on a large, portable movie screen set up at 11th and Massachusetts Streets. Granada celebrates anniversary with outdoor screening of “The Goonies”
September 26, 2013
The goons returned to Massachusetts Street Thursday night, as the Granada celebrated its dual anniversary — 20 years as a live concert venue and 80 years since its opening as a silent movie theater in 1933 — with a free outdoor screening of “The Goonies.” By Caitlin Doornbos
12:06 p.m.
Kansas University students walk through campus between classes Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 on Jayhawk Boulevard. The U.S. News and World Report national university rankings were released Wednesday showing that the university had dropped to a ranking of 106th from the previous year where it was ranked 101st among national universities. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo KU enrollment continues to fall while incoming students’ ACT goes up
September 27, 2013
Kansas University’s fall enrollment fell for the fifth straight year, but school officials touted a larger freshmen class that had record ACT scores. By Scott Rothschild
6:21 p.m.
Nona Golledge, left, director of KU Dining Services, walks with Lenoir Ekdahl (Mrs. E) through the renovated Elkdahl Dining Hall during the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Ekdahl Dining Hall namesake “Mrs. E” joins in on reopening ceremony
September 27, 2013
Lenoir Ekdahl sat at the table directly in front of the podium Friday afternoon at the grand reopening of Ekdahl Dining Center, more commonly known as Mrs. E’s. Others in attendance approached her to swap stories, shake her hand, take a photo or give her a hug. Most were current or past dining employees, Kansas University administrators, old friends, or people who knew her simply as “Mrs. E.” By Nikki Wentling

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