A bronze Jayhawk greets students at the KU Visitor Center. The
center is at the southeast corner of 15th and Iowa streets.
A bronze tai chi figure sits in the Green Hall lawn.
A B-17 passes over Kansas University's memorial Campanile July 21
in conjunction with festivities for the Dole Institute of Politics.
The Campanile is a memorial to KU's World War II dead. Potter Lake
is in the background.
Here's an aerial shot of campus looking northeast with Iowa Street
running left to right, and Irving Hill Road crossing to west
campus. The three buildings in the foreground are, from left, Lewis
Residence Hall, Hashinger Residence Hall and Ellsworth Residence
The Kansas Union contains several meeting rooms, a bookstore, a
cafeteria and a bowling alley. The union underwent a $6 million
renovation last year. The original building was named the Kansas
Memorial Union. It commemorated those from KU who died during World
A group of young Kansas University football fans attends the end of
the team's practice. Back row, from left, are Erica Aldridge, Alex
Greene and Tiffany Greene; front row, from left, are Travis
Aldridge and Darrian Aldridge. The Lawrence youngsters attended
Kids Day Sunday at the practice fields.
Lawrence Presbyterian Manor's Golf Committee discusses auction
items for the Soup and Pie Supper. Back row, from left, are Mike
McCormick, Ned Cushing, C.O. Nauman and Dave Bogner; front row,
from left, are Warren Corman, Russ Mosser, Martin Jones and Jack
Hinton. The group met Aug. 7 to talk about the fund-raiser, which
will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the manor, 1429 Kasold
Drive. The 10th annual golf tournament will be Sept. 18 at Eagle
Bend Golf Course. The deadline for registration is Sept. 12.
Jeff and Addie Cullen, Tonganoxie, accompany their son Adrian, 2,
to Kids Day with the Kansas University football players. The event
was Sunday at the football practice fields.
River City Lions Club members, from left, are Art Hadley, Jeff
King, Mary Margaret Rowen, David Travis, Cheryl Travis, Scott
Rustenhoven, Kathy Sanders, Bill Radtke and Lori Miller. These
members posed for a picture in June at the home of Ken and Mary
Margaret Rowen. The club gathered for the new officer induction
Newly elected officers of the Twilight Chapter of the American
Business Women's Assn. pose for a picture. The 2003-2004 officers,
from left, are Julie Kingsbury, president; Connie Ingle, vice
president; and Marybeth Mermis, treasurer. Lois Hart, secretary, is
not pictured. The club recently had an installation ceremony at the
Amanna Elan Hotel in Tonganoxie.
Patients of dentist David Brzoska attend his retirement
celebration. Jo Bussell and her daughter Marci Schroeder and
granddaughter Ericka Schroeder were all Brzoska's patients. The
retirement party was Aug. 2 in his office, 826 Iowa.
Friends Tobias Groene, 7, and Tyson Erwin, 9, attend the end of the
Kansas University football team's practice. They were waiting to
get autographs from players and coaches after practice. Sunday was
Kids Day at the practice fields.
From left, Suzanne McColl, Lucy Price, Robert McColl and Roxie
Harmon attend a reception to celebrate the retirement of dentist
David Brzoska. More than 350 people attended the reception Aug. 2
in the atrium of the office, 826 Iowa.
David Brzoska, front right, enjoys a retirement celebration at
Pachamama's restaurant in Lawrence. From left are Janice McClure,
Judy Brzoska, Teresa Angelone, Rhonda Whiteside and Sheryl
Nettleton. Brzoska plans to devote more time to his entomology
research in affiliation with Kansas University.
Bobby Warren, left, and Bill Davis, Federal Aviation Administration
safety inspectors from Wichita, take photos and examine a aircraft
crash site just off U.S. Highway 81 south of Concordia. The pilot,
David Kadel, 54 of Randall, survived the crash and was air-lifted
to Wichita for treatment of his injuries, the Kansas Highway Patrol
said. No one else was in the plane. Lt. John Eichkorn said the
single-engine experimental plane apparently crashed onto U.S. 81
near Concordia Municipal Airport, then slid off the highway. A
tractor-trailer had to swerve to avoid the aircraft as it hit the
road, but there was no collision, Eichkorn said. The Federal
Aviation Administration was investigating.
Ohio State tailback Maurice Clarett (13) rushes up the middle
against Miami for a five-yard touchdown in the second overtime of
the Fiesta Bowl. The Buckeyes won the national championship last
season on the run Jan. 3 in Tempe, Ariz.
Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione talks to his team on the
first day of fall practice. Franchione began his first season with
the Aggies Aug. 6 in College Station, Texas, after leaving Alabama
Dallas coach Bill Parcells wipes his forehead during the first
quarter against Houston. The Cowboys defeated their in-state rival,
34-6, Friday in Irving, Texas.
Albert Pujols raps a single off Phillies' pitcher Vicente Padilla
in the first inning Friday, upping his hitting streak to 29 games.
Chicago White Sox second sacker Roberto Alomar, left, reacts to a
call from second base umpire Larry Poncino (not pictured) after
Texas' Mike Young, right, stole second base during the first inning
Friday night. Alomar was ejected for arguing.
Tiger Woods waits on the 18th hole with the leaderboard in the
background during the second round of the 85th PGA Championship at
Oak Hill Country Club. Woods was nine strokes back following
Friday's round in Rochester, N.Y.
Royals third baseman Joe Randa reacts to missing a tag on
Minnesota's Matt LeCroy in the third inning. LeCroy went from first
to third on a double by Jacque Jones during the Twins' 9-2 victory
Friday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Minnesota's Kenny Rogers delivers against Kansas City. Rogers
allowed one unearned run in eight innings, and the Twins trounced
the Royals, 9-2, Friday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City,
Rodney Fowler goes through drills at practice. The sophomore
defensive back signed with KU in June out of Pasadena City College.
The Rev. Jonathon jensen of Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., has
mixed reactions on the confirmation of Gene Robinson, the first
openly gay bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church. Jensen
has written a reflection on the General Convention's confirmation
and made it available to his parishioners.
People line up to purchase blocks of ice as temperatures rise to
113 degrees in the shade in Ramadi, west of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqis
-- who have suffered sweltering conditions for months because of
blackouts since the war began -- hope Americans will now understand
their predicament after the power outage in parts of the United
States and Canada.
Devin Alberda, 17, of Cleveland, and his sister, Kristen Alberda,
right, 20, of New York, watch lines form at a nearby airline ticket
counter at LaGuardia Airport. The Alberdas were stranded Friday
with thousands of other travelers after the massive blackout that
started Thursday afternoon.
President Bush shovels dirt into the gully of an eroded trail
during a tour of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation
Area in Newbury Park, Calif. Bush's visit Friday focused on his
agenda to care for national parks. Working in the background are
National Park Service employees and student interns from Woodrow
Wilson High School in East Los Angeles.
Several residents in the Pinckney neighborhood are expressing their
opposition to being included in a proposed historic district.
Shellie Bender, a homeowner at 425 Ohio, is concerned about the
restrictions that would be placed on homeowners in the district and
is frustrated with the lack of information the city has provided to
Jeshurun Webb searches for a graphic design book in the Kansas
University Bookstore. The junior from Prairie Village is one of
thousands of KU students who start classes Thursday in Lawrence.
Webb bought books Friday in the Kansas Union.
Kansas University seniors celebrate their return to Lawrence with a
toast at The Crossing, 618 W. 12th St. Students moved back to town
in droves this week to prepare for the start of classes Thursday at
Pfc. Donald Lowery searches a prisoner that was apprehended during
a building sweep training exercise at Fort Riley. Members of the
First Infantry Divisions 1st Brigade are training for scenarios
they may encounter in Iraq when they deploy there in two weeks.
Sandy Rothenberg, left, and Marcus Stanley buy bottled water at a
grocery store in South Euclid, Ohio. Because of the massive power
outage, Cleveland and surrounding suburbs were still struggling
with a lack of water Friday.
John Dunn sets out his newspapers Friday at Boston's North Station.
Most media outlets were able to get the news out despite the
Matt Kramer, left, a police officer in Grosse Pointe, Mich., helps
prime a rigged pump at a gas station. The station was closed
because of the widespread power outage, so the hand pump was being
used to fill police and service vehicles.
Commuters try to sleep on the steps of the General Post Office in
New York. They were stranded early Friday morning because of an
electrical blackout that occurred across much of northeastern
United States and parts of Canada.
New Paraguayan President Nicanor Duarte, from left, his wife Gloria
Penayo, Vice President Luis Castiglioni and Cuba's Fidel Castro
joke at the Government House in Asuncion, Paraguay. Duarte took
office Friday as Paraguay's 47th president.
Crossing guard Jan Hurst assists Cordley School students and
parents across the busy intersection at 19th and Vermont streets.
Hurst is one of 11 Lawrence crossing guards whose positions the
city had considered eliminating in this tight budget year.
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, right, a Democratic presidential
hopeful, holds a pork chop on a stick as he greets Rick Wyatt of
Kansas City, Mo. Dean talked with visitors Thursday at the Iowa
State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa.
Trader Marc Eisenberg checks computer screens as he trades options
on the power company Consolidated Edison Inc. at the Chicago Board
of Options Exchange. Wall Street barely budged Friday as trading
resumed with some glitches from the blackout in New York.
Warren Buffett, the second richest man in the world, oversees the
offerings at his newest Nebraska Furniture Mart store. Buffett was
at the Kansas City, Kan., store Friday as part of its grand opening
celebrations. Buffett said he expected the store to generate more
than $350 million a year in sales.
Daniel Cohen holds up a photo of his daughter Theodora, who was
killed in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Daniel Cohen spoke
Friday in Washington after a meeting between families and officials
to discuss a settlement with the Libyan government for the
bombings. The families of the 270 people killed in the bombing are
likely to receive at least $5 million each, according to the deal.
Diane McLendon, a junior from Omaha, Neb., has her identification
checked outside La Tasca, 943 Mass.
A security camera monitor keeps watch over different parts of the
Kansas Union. Kevin Beacom, a recent Kansas University graduate
from Omaha, Neb., works the cash register at the Hawks Nest
convenience store at the Kansas Union.
Abby, center, joins friends while watching Kansas University play
Syracuse in the NCAA men's basketball championship.
Municipal Judge Randy McGrath, left, addresses Abby at Lawrence
Municipal Court. In February, Mills was charged with minor in
possession of alcohol and failure to pay a speeding ticket.
Abby, far right, joins from lower left, Monica Marx, Bob Kauffman,
Cecilia Compton and Mary Jo Spreitzer for a party. The group was
celebrating Spreitzer's 21st birthday.
Abby Mills, right, cheers on Kansas University's football team
against Southwest Missouri State Sept. 14 at Memorial Stadium.
Abby Mills, a Kansas University senior-to-be from Overland Park,
looks through her backpack during the first day of classes last
August in front of Stauffer-Flint Hall.
A lightning strike lights up the sky behind the Dole Institute of
Politics during dedication events July 21. The 28,000-square-foot
building was dedicated on Bob Dole's 80th birthday July 22.
Lawrence's Reggie and the Full Effect performs for a packed house
at The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Despite Lawrence's national
reputation for live music, both Blender and Rolling Stone magazines
failed to acknowledge the city in recent articles about thriving
Kansas University junior Adrienne Banks finds her groove at La
Meghann Maddux and Jen Van Ruyven, St. Catharines, Ontario, help
other Kansas University students find employment through the Career
and Employment Services office at Burge Union. The pair organized
library materials during a cleaning day in July.
Andy Knopp, Kansas University student body president, is one of the
organizers for the Student Book Exchange. The service assists
students seeking better buys on books.
Stephanie Lovett, a sophomore from Kansas City, Mo., prepares on an
evening meal at Douthart Scholarship Hall.
Benedict Kemmerer, who came to Kansas from Germany, completed his
doctorate in business during the summer. "It seemed like a friendly
place, a good town to spend five years in," Kemmerer says of
Mark Bradshaw is the first Kansas University student to earn
Marshall, Truman and Udall scholarships. Bradshaw was diagnosed
with sarcoma after graduating from KU in 2001.
KUnited student body vice president Catherine Bell, left, and
President Andy Knopp celebrate their victorious campaign race.
Steve Hedden is the new dean of the School of Fine Arts. He earned
three degrees from KU.
Lisa Pinamonti is the new director of admissions and scholarships
at Kansas University. She spent a year serving in the position on
an interim basis before being named director in May.
Kristin Chamberlain, Lawrence, displays a photograph of her
husband, Robert Chamberlain, who is overseas in Iraq for the United
States Army. Chamberlaiin is a Rhodes Scholar and graduate of KU.
His study at Oxford in England was interrupted due to his service
in the Middle East.
Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway is entering his ninth
year as KU chancellor. He's seen here at the Malott Gateway at 15th
and Iowa streets.
Great Clips stylist Penny Hermann finishes trimming the hair of Bob
Johnson, Edmond, Okla., junior. The Great Clips salon is in Kansas
Kansas University basketball fans cheer on the Jayhawks against
Arizona at Allen Fieldhouse.
John Stamos, a Lawrence resident and junior at Kansas City Art
Institute, wears a plaid button-down Rock Mount shirt and billykirk
Katie Parker, a Kansas University sophomore from Oskaloosa, stays
cool for the summer in a pair of Tracy Evans Limited cotton and
spandex capris pants and a My Michelle cotton and spandex top.
A Jayhawk escorts Kansas University booster Forrest Hoglund,
center, off the Hoglund Ballpark field in 1999. Hoglund threw out
the first pitch during dedication ceremonies.
Free State High School sophomores Kelly Garvin, left, and Kelly Taylor fix their hair as they are drenched in water from the sprinklers on the school soccer field. Jeff Williams, a sophomore at Lawrence High School, is in the background. The three friends played in the sprinklers, which were preparing the grass for fall soccer season, on Friday evening after attending the school's back-to-school festival.
Brandon Bird, center, 21 months old, crosses Elvis Presley Boulevard in Memphis, Tenn., with Jim Tunney, left, and Dawn Bird, right, his mother. All are of Chicago. The family was in Memphis for a candlelight vigil Friday night at Graceland that marks the anniversary of Presley's death. Presley died at age 42 on Aug. 16, 1977, at Graceland, his Memphis home.
The Lawrence-based Kansas Rebels display trophies won by taking third place at the Road to Omaha tournament in Omaha, Neb. The team's performance in that tournament qualified them for the 11-and-under United States Specialty Sports Assn.'s Baseball World Series in July in Overland Park. Back row, from left, are head coach Rod Sharp, assistant coaches Paul Vander Tuig and Dave Scheib. Second row, from left, are Antonio Garcia, Adam Petz, Justin Vander Tuig, Hayden Emerson and Nick Hassig. Kneeling, from left, are Koty Russell, Brad Phillips, Seth Dirks-Ham, Landon Moseley, Drew Branstrom and Harrison Scheib. All are of Lawrence except the Vander Tuigs, who are of Baldwin.