A future Jayhawk shows off a KU cap.
Lawrence High School’s first scholastic chess tournament drew 150 players from northeast Kansas and the Kansas City area. Central Junior High won the first-place team trophy in K-9; Southwest Junior High finished second; and South Junior High, third. From left are Sam Beaulieu, seventh place, Central; Eddie Wilson, third, Central; George Wedge; and Austin Bailey, second, Central. Nancy Schneider-Wilson took the picture, and Nora Murphy submitted it.
Nathaniel L. “Nate” Brown Jr.
Cuc Vu, left, celebrates with her partner, Gwen Migita, after the couple obtained their marriage license Wednesday in the District of Columbia. Washington, D.C., became the sixth place in the country permitting same-sex marriage. The other five are Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.