Lisa Grossman picks up trash a cleanup of the Kansas River's north
bank in Lawrence. About 15 volunteers showed for the cleanup
Air Force One flies over the Brown v. Board of Education 50th
anniversary commemoration and the grand opening of the Brown v.
Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.
Marian Umscheid, Lawrence, writes poetry to express her emotions
and imagination. She estimates she's written more than 1,000 poems.
A Palestinian mourner weeps over the body of 3-year-old Rawan
Mohammed Abu Zeid as her body is carried during the funeral at
Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip. The girl's family said she
was hit by Israeli army fire as she walked to a shop near her home
in the Brazil neighborhood of the camp. The army said it was not
aware of any army fire at the time she was killed Saturday.
Col. Larry Saul gives a presentation about the Center for Army
Lessons Learned, in his office at Fort Leavenworth. The center
focuses on adapting to enemy tactics in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Mark Peterson prepares to place straps on the 9,000 pound bronze
statue of Buffalo Bill Cody. The statue, which took three years to
construct, was taken to Oakley last week. It was dedicated
Work on Sixth Street and Kasold Drive was scheduled to be complete
by the end of 2003. Now the projected finish date is mid-June.
Bruce Graham, of Wichita, says a prayer with his two cats just
before the start of surgery to transplant a kidney from Inky, at
bottom, to Seemore, at the Michigan Veterinary Specialists office
in Auburn Hills, Mich. The surgery was performed later Friday at a
cost somewhere between $8,000 and $12,000.
Yen Vo, of Vietnam, will graduate today from Kansas University with
a master's degree in human development and family life. Vo, who
contracted polio at age 2, is returning to her native country to
advocate for rights for people with disabilities. Most disabled
Vietnamese people have difficulties finding acceptance in the
Teammates greet Oakland's Eric Chavez (3) after his two-run homer
in the ninth inning tied the game against Kansas City. The A's won,
5-4 in 11 innings, Saturday in Oakland, Calif.
Kansas University coach Ritch Price ponders a play. The Jayhawks
beat Kansas State, 19-6, Saturday in Manhattan.
Kansas State's Jim Ripley, center, confronts Kansas University
players near home plate during a bench-clearing brawl. Tempers
flared during the sixth inning, during which the Jayhawks scored 16
runs Saturday in Manhattan. KU won, 19-6.
Lawrence High senior Ellie Lloyd performs a reverse dive. Lloyd
placed 13th in diving competition Saturday in Manhattan.
Free State high fans cheer for their team during the final leg of
the 400 freestyle relay. The Firebirds finished second in the event
Saturday at the state meet in Manhattan.
Free State High sophomore Ashley Robinson, left, hugs Wichita
Trinity's Caroline Bruce after Robinson won the 500-yard freestyle
at the Kansas state swimming and diving championships. Robinson
also won the 100 butterfly Saturday in Manhattan.
Funeral home intern Justin Utt places flowers on a casket in the
chapel at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St. Utt receives
free room and board at an apartment in the mortuary's basement
while he learns more about the funeral home business.
Jay Holley, co-founder of johnnyamerica.net and publisher of the
new zine, Johnny America, stands outside the Bourgeois Pig, 6 E.
Ninth St. Holley and partner Emily Lawton had a release party
Saturday evening at the coffeehouse.
A self-portrait by Kansas University student painter Mike McCaffrey
anchors the foreground of this collection of paintings by the
artist. These and other works will be on view in a solo exhibition
that opens Friday at Kimbari, 15 W. Ninth St.
Mike McCaffrey, a Kansas University art student, stands in his
makeshift painting studio in the living room of his father's
Lawrence home. McCaffrey will display these pieces and others in a
solo exhibition that opens Friday at Kimbari, 15 W. Ninth St.
Abby Carpenter, 3, showed off her smile before performing in the Blue Valley Recreation Spring Dance Recital at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park. More than 450 students took part in Saturday's recitals.
Barbara Wood, a Lawrence resident and 1969 Kansas University graduate, dances with the Jayhawk mascot as the KU pep band plays during a Jayhawk pep rally. The rally was in Dallas' West End entertainment district before Kansas played its Big 12 Tournament basketball game against the Missouri Tigers. Barbara's husband, Keith Wood, submitted the photo.