Newsroom convergence is on the way for Megan Brown, Gardner senior,
left, and Valerie Bauman, Topeka senior, right. The two students
work for the KUJH television news program at Kansas University.
Jimmy Gentry, KU journalism dean, wants to build a "convergence"
newsroom that brings together print, broadcast and Internet
LAWRENCE HIGH'S MARIA SALCEDO smashes a forehand during her No. 1
singles match against Shawnee Mission West on Wednesday at Lawrence
Tennis Center. Salcedo won, 8-3.
NICK COLLISON soars for a dunk during the U.S. Select Team's
exhibition against the U.S. Olympic Team on Sept. 2.
U.S. pitcher Ben Sheets reacts after defeating Cuba, 4-0. The U.S.
baseball team won the gold medal Wednesday at Sydney, Australia.
Rulon Gardner of the United States celebrates after winning the
Greco-Roman super heavy-weight gold medal. Gardner beat Russia's
Alexander Karelin, 1-0, Wednes-day at Sydney, Australia.
Stacy Snider of Universal Pictures testifies before the Senate
Commerce Committee on media violence. Holly-wood executives sought
Wednesday to mollify angry lawmakers with new pledges to curb the
marketing of R-rated movies to underage audiences.
Menninger is leaving its 500-acre campus in Northwest Topeka. The
world-famous psychiatric center will relocate to Houston by 2002
according to Dr. Walt Menninger, the clinic's chief executive
officer and president.
Dr. Walt Menninger, chief executive officer and president of the
Menninger clinic in Topeka, announces Wednesday that Menninger will
move to Houston by 2002 to form an alliance with Baylor College of
Medicine and Methodist Health Care System.
"Hopkins 24/7," one of three true-life medical dramas airing
tonight, concludes at 9 p.m. on ABC. "Hospital," at 8 p.m. on
Discovery, and "Paramadics," at 7 p.m. on TLC, round out tonight's
Members of the Chilean soccer team, shown here in a recent training
session at Melbourne's Olympic Park, probably use a professional
laundry service to clean their uniforms. Athletes who don't have
access to a service need to follow the uniform's care label.
Students around the country increasingly are taking laptop
computers to school.
Paw has released its third effort, the seven-song "Home Is a
Strange Place To Be."
Dilated Peoples are making a name for themselves in the hip-hop
Power to the people - A band brings hip-hop to the masses.
Scott Strasburg with Byrd Memorial Co., Atchison, cleans up a newly erected pagoda tower made of Chinese granite in the Sister Cities Friendship Garden in downtown Lawrence. The pagoda stands at about 15 feet and weighs about 6,000 pounds, Strasburg said Wednesday.
Geography 105 students at Kansas University, from left, Jill Unger, 19, and Heather Steen, 20, use a compass to site the next flag near Potter's Lake. The students were mapping the area as part of a recent assignment.