Senior architecture engineering student Mary Adams, senior civil engineering student Isabel Divita and environmental engineering master student Emily Robbins dig out a composting latrine site in Azacilo, Bolivia using picks, shovels, and muscles.
Students with Kansas University's chapter of Engineers Without Borders finish pouring a concrete slab for a composting latrine in a Bolivian village. The latrine will be the family's first sanitation facility.
Kansas University engineering student Mary Adams talks with a local Aymaran-speaking Azacilo woman about where to locate her composting latrine. The latrines need to be located in an area that is convenient, does not impact her crops and is faced toward direct sunlight to help in the composting process. Helping Adams communicate is Santiago, an engineering student from La Paz who translates from Spanish to Aymaran, an indigenous language.
The Big 12 football season-preview magazines are out, and they’re unanimous in their low expectations for the Jayhawks.
KU engineering students Emily Robbins and Mary Adams lift the cover off the user compartment of a solar composting latrine in a Bolivian village. To the left of the area where people use the latrine is the solar compartment, which in a one to two year period creates a high quality and disinfected compost.
Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers work the scene of a fatality accident on U.S. Highway 24/40 in Leavenworth County on Thursday, July 7, 2011.
The cast of “How I Became a Pirate” rehearses a scene July 6 at Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. The show opens at 7:30 p.m. July 15.
Jared Filbert, 6, uses an augmented communication device to find the words to express himself under the watchful eyes of KU grad student David Davis Thursday, July 7, 2011.
A bill of sale issued by David Burge to Thomas Johnson as a receipt for Johnson's purchase of an African American slave named Martha for $800. Thomas Johnson, whom Johnson County was named after, was a Methodist minister and the founder of the Shawnee Methodist Mission.
An advertisement for a farm auction on the Howard W. Wright farm 1 1/2 miles north of Milo and 4 1/2 miles east of Barnard. The 920 acres of land would be auctioned off into ten small farms by the Middle West Land Auction company from Salina. During the sale, a free noon meal would be served and entertainment provided.
Jay Maus hosts the biweekly comedy talk show at the Granada, 1020 Mass. Appropriately titled "Dark Times with Jay Maus," the show features local stand-up comedians and guest interviews. Maus hopes that further success of his show will add variety to downtown Lawrence nightlife. "I’d like to see other forms of entertainment are economically viable, so a comic troupe could get a show on a Wednesday night and come away with some money, a place where creatives can work on making this craft economically viable," Maus says.
Katie Beth Hundley was working with Benjamin Petterson, 5, during the Sertoma-Schiefelbusch Communication Camp at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Thursday, July 7, 2011.
Jesse Stoll, 10, keeps himself entertained with a blue fish during the Sertoma-Schiefelbusch Communication Camp at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Thursday, July 7, 2011.
Lindsey Williamson talks with Damien Roseman, 5, during the Sertoma-Schiefelbusch Communication Camp at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Thursday, July 7, 2011. The camp brings together children and youth with and without communication challenges.
Skirt: Goodwill, June 2011, $3.50.
Tank: Goodwill, June 2011, $1.
Shoes: Goodwill, September 2010, $3.75.
Earrings: Austin Texas Buffalo Exchange, July 2011, $6.
Backpack: Goodwill, June 2011, $7.
Spoon Ring: Great Grandmother’s, August 2010.
Gold Ring: May 2009, gift.
Silver Ring: Found, June 2008.
Shirt: Thrifted, 2007, $5.
Jeans: Baldwin Denim, May 2011, $200.
Shoes: Clark’s Desert Boots, 2010, $90.
Red Laces: J.Crew, 2010, $5.
Pilot Watch: eBay, 2010, $80.
Tunnels: Creation Station, 2010, $15.
Glasses: RayBan, 2009, $150.
Dan Bays, a member of the Carpenters' Union Council, protests Wednesday across the street from the construction project at Ninth and New Hampshire streets. The union has a labor dispute with one of the contract companies hired by First Management for the project.
Artificial shoulder replacement
Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Broyles, left, reacts as he watches wide receiver Kenny Stills take a pass in for a touchdown against Texas Tech on Nov. 13, 2010, in Norman, Okla.
Elvin E. Dillon
Inspirata award: Donna and Forrest Swall, center, pose with speakers Godwin Garfield, left, and Gayle Sigurdson after receiving the Inspirata award at the fourth annual Older Americans Month Breakfast. The May 13 event was hosted by Trinity In-Home Care. The Swalls were chosen as this year’s honorees for all their hard work and commitment to the community. Jen Marcec submitted the photo.