Kansas University’s Francine Simpson competes in the long jump at the NCAA Outdoor. Simpson placed fourth in the event Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
In this view looking south from the 800 block of Massachusetts, workers are unearthing trolley tracks and ties from the old Lawrence streetcar line.
Aaron Polson talks about his sons and how they are dealing with their mom's death. He says he believes it is important for them to be able to express their grief and also does not want to hide his own grief from them.
Elliot leans his head against his dad Aaron Polson as he fixes a nighttime bottle on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Aaron Polson laughs with his son Max, as he reads the 6-year-old a story before bed on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Study abroad students visit the Male Mahadeshwara Hills in India. Kansas University’s study abroad office has 130 programs in more than 75 countries.
Jamie Hofling, Lawrence, adds greens to her plate as she and other members of the Lawrence Raw Foods Community prepare for their monthly dinner together on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Delaware Street Commons.
Chloe Callan, 11, watches as Aly Young stirs a bowl of chocolate made from cacao powder, agave nectar and coconut oil as she prepares for a monthly gathering of the Lawrence Raw Foods Community on June 7 at Delaware Street Commons, 1222 Del.
Wash down your meal with a festive drink. Guava juice and reposada tequila flavor the Guavarita from Tortas Jalisco, 534 Frontier Rd.
Guava juice and reposada tequila flavor the Guavarita from Tortas Jalisco, 534 Frontier Rd.
Rob Moyle, curator of ornithology and associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology displays a Bird of Paradise specimen to members of the Kansas University Mini College on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Mini College members toured various sections of the Natural History Museum and got some up-close looks at several rare specimens housed in research areas.
Wearing a giant cowboy hat, Amy Isenburg, program director for the Pelathe District’s annual Cub Scout Day Camp, gets soaked along with campers in a spray that came courtesy of Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Gaberial Hunter, 7, and Matt Hoffman 6, were holding their own during a tug of war at Pelathe District’s annual Cub Scout Day Camp on Thursday, June 7, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
The theme of this year’s Pelathe District’s annual Cub Scout Day Camp was “Wild West Cubs.” Jackson Barnett, 9, of Lawrence, was appropriately attired in a hat and red bandana. Thursday was the last day of camp.
Dallas Hunt, 14, works with Cooper Keffer, 4, on how to throw a spiral pass. The two Lawrence residents have become like brothers after Dallas researched Cooper's Cause Foundation and choose to donate $300 he found in a parking lot to the foundation which helps families with pediatric heart patients like Cooper. Dallas raised additional money for the foundation by collecting donations in his school and neighborhood.
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher watches over a drill on Thursday, June 7, 2012, the day before the Lions were to leave for three days of contact camp at Northwest Missouri State.
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Skylar Stewart, daughter of J. Stewart, and her friend Coleman Dondlinger, both of Lecompton, create some art during Art in the Park on May 6 in Lawrence. Christine Stewart submitted the photo.