Archive for Sunday, September 14, 2014

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12:48 a.m.
Haskell graduates move their tassels on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Coffin Sports Complex. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: After 130 years, getting to know Haskell
September 13, 2014
“That’s what’s beautiful about Haskell because it is a place where people come together,” Ian Stand, a Haskell senior, says. Well, unless you’re an average Lawrence resident. Let’s face it, most of us don’t know much about Haskell, even though the institution this week is marking its 130th year in Lawrence. By Chad Lawhorn
12:00 p.m.
Lewis Hall, center left, with Templin Hall at right. To her, it’s black and white’: Lewis Hall rape case illustrates challenges KU, prosecutors face in sex assault investigations
September 13, 2014
To her, it’s black and white. What happened in a fellow Kansas University student’s dorm room — two times during the fall of her freshman year, both after nights of heavy drinking — was rape. To her alleged assailant and those investigating her case, it’s not so cut and dried. Campus rape has emerged as a top political and social issue this year. It’s one where federal Title IX law, criminal law, campus policies, enforcement of them and education about them all intersect. Further complicating investigations? Alcohol abuse figures prominently in most of them. By Sara Shepherd
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The Rev. Kathy Williams delivers a sermon during services at First United Methodist Church's west campus, 867 Highway 40, last Sunday. New pastor in Lawrence seeks to bridge divides
September 13, 2014
On a recent Sunday morning, the Rev. Kathy Williams stood at the front of a big, modern church on a hill west of Lawrence, talking about the importance of exploration. By Giles Bruce

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Editorial: Higher marks
Latest college rankings reveal that the rest of Kansas University can learn a few things from two schools that are doing it right.
September 14, 2014
There’s good news as well as bad, or at least alarming, news for Kansas University and its students, faculty, alumni and friends in the just-released college rankings by U.S. News & World Report.