My husband is a hug KU fan. He grew up in Kansas and is extremely invested in KU basketball. My sister, a pastry chef in Cincinnati, Ohio, created this Rock Chalk groom's cake for him for our wedding on July 9, 2011.
Kansas University and city of Lawrence transit buses sit out in the sun Thursday at their new maintenance facility in the Timberedge Industrial Park north of the Kansas Turnpike. The city of Lawrence and KU jointly operate the nearly $5 million facility, which opened in April.
After being presented a signed 2010-2011 KU men's basketball, David Booth, chairman and CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, shakes hands with Jack Arensberg. Booth's first job was working for Jack at Arensbergs shoes. Booth, a 1964 LHS graduate and owner of the original rules of basketball, was the keynote speaker at the event.
A photo card of James Naismith was on display at tables at the Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast on Friday at Holiday Inn Lawrence.
Kennedy School pre-kindergarten students perform "Itsy Bitsy Spider" at the Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast on Friday at Holiday Inn Lawrence, 200 McDonald Drive.
After being presented a signed 2010-2011 KU men’s basketball, David Booth, chairman and CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, watches a performance by Kennedy School pre-kindergarten students at the Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast on Friday at the Holiday Inn Lawrence. Booth, a 1964 Lawrence High School graduate and owner of the original rules of basketball, was keynote speaker at the event.
"What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick" is written at a fifth-grade level so it's easy to read and understand.
"What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick" was written by two registered nurses and reviewed by doctors and nurses trained in caring for children.
WIC coordinator Jennifer Church, right, talks about how to use the book, "What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick," Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department. The book and training are part of a growing Parent Health Literacy Project. From left are Hossein Z. Jooya, left, his 1-month-old son Milan Jooya, and his wife, Kobra Nasiri.
KU student Rebecca Cannon lives with her mother, Sandra Campise, at their home in Topeka to help save money. Campise joined her daughter on campus Friday to audit a class her daughter is taking.
In the Schmalz household cycling has always been a family affair, especially since Joseph Schmalz turned his love for riding into a professional career. Joseph’s parents, Mary and Jerry Schmalz have supported and encouraged their son to pursue a professional cycling career.
A U.S. Park Police officer handcuffs and arrests a protestor over a proposed pipeline to bring tar sands oil to the U.S. from Canada, in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011.
Members of the Midday Ramblers of Lawrence, from left, Kory Willis, Paul Schmidt, Leo Posch and Mike Horan, perform to a crowd during last year's Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships in South Park. This year's competition starts on Sunday at noon.
Environmental activists gather outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, as they continue a civil disobedience campaign against a proposed oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, in Washington. The protesters want President Barack Obama to deny a permit for the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline that would take oil extracted from tar sands in Alberta, Canada, and carry it through a pipeline cutting across Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas to refineries in Houston and Port Arthur, Texas.
"Sorry" by Jacob Banholzer. Banholzer's sculptures cover natural disasters, corporate responsibilities and the use of animals as commodities.
Women in the "Boot-ie Camp," an early morning workout group that meets at the Free State High School stadium, get motivated before dawn. Running down the stadium bleachers, visible from background left to right, are Michelle Pester, Dana King, Colleen Degrassi, Jean Anderson, Regan Dodd, Amanda Storm and Kristine Burrichter.
"Got Dominion?" is a piece Banholzer says focuses on using animals as commodities. "I was interested in just how people don’t even really think about the step beyond having things like milk or meat, about how much impact that has on the environment and animals,” he says.
Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy gestures as he answers a question during a news conference in Stillwater, Okla., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. No. 9 Oklahoma State has matched its highest preseason ranking heading into a season filled with expectations with Brandon Weeden, Justin Blackmon and other key players back from a team that shared the Big 12 South title last season.
Cold open: From left, Andrew Clancy and Don Clancy, both of Lawrence, enjoy the latest park opening in the History of Glacier National Park on July 13 in Montana because of record snowfall. The photo was taken at Logan Pass on the Going-To-The-Sun-Road. Andrew submitted the photo.