A courtyard on the south side of the BEST Building at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.
Instructor Adrian Rees shows Nancy Luo how to play an E minor chord on an electric guitar during the School of Rock summer camp at the Lawrence Arts Center.
John Hauptli, center, shouts out some rock vocal intros with instructor Adrian Rees providing guitar during the School of Rock summer camp program Wednesday at the Lawrence Arts Center. The camp runs through Friday and includes lessons on instruments, creating rock concert posters and American Bandstand dancing.
Constitution Hall administrator Tim Rues calls for an end to slavery as territorial Senator Jim Lane in the play "Bleeding Kansas." Members of the community and the Lecompton historical society preformed the play to a crowd of teachers to help them understand the history of the Border War.
With Wednesday's high temperatures hovering around 100 degrees, Lawrence residents Bobby Brigman and son Spencer take to the kiddie pool in their front yard to cool off. Even hotter temperatures are expected today. For the complete weather forecast, see page 10A.
Former Kansas forward Thomas Robinson smiles while working with children at an NBA Fit event on Wednesday just outside Harlem, N.Y. Robinson is expected to be taken with one of the top picks in today's NBA Draft.
Alexis Foster, 8, of Eudora, participates in a variety of sports despite suffering a severed foot in a mowing accident when she was 2. She also has taken home two dozen pageant trophies and eight crowns. Participating in pageants has helped give her confidence, and she believes there's nothing that she can't do. She either wears different sized shoes or uses a prosthesis to get around when she’s not barefoot.
Former Kansas forward Thomas Robinson takes part in an NBA Fit demonstration near Harlem, New York, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
Former Kansas forward Thomas Robinson smiles while working with kids during the NBA Fit event near Harlem, New York, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
Former Kansas forward Thomas Robinson puts his hand in a break with children during the NBA Fit event near Harlem, New York, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
The BEST Building at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.
Three floors of the hallways with glass walls inside the BEST Building offers viewers a spot to see Regnier Hall across the field to the south at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.
Thomas Robinson walks through the NBA Draft media room on Wednesday, June 27, in New York.
Former Kansas forward Thomas Robinson answers a question during interviews on Wednesday, June 27, in New York.
Thomas Robinson speaks to reporters during interviews on Wednesday, June 27, in New York.
After waiting in line for two and a half hours, Jim Leonard, right, Baldwin City, gives his father-in-law Manny Brandt a look of disappointment after Brandt was told he may not have the necessary documents in order to be issued an identification card, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Luckily for Leonard, Brandt was able to furnish enough proof to get an I.D. Some visitors to the DMV have had complaints of excessively long lines, but DMV workers attribute the longer lines partly to the seasonal influx of teens getting their driver's licenses.
A new bedroom at Gertrude Sellards Pearson residence hall.
The renovated kitchen area at Gertrude Sellards Pearson residence hall.
The new dining hall at Gertrude Sellards Pearson residence hall.
Gertrude Sellards Pearson residence hall, 500 W. 11th St., will open this fall and house 383 students after undergoing a $13 million revamp.
Richard A. Colbert
This 19th century Italianate house was one of eight houses demolished on the morning of June 27, 1987, in the 800 block between Kentucky and Tennessee streets to make room for a planned expansion of the Douglas County Bank. (Staff photo by Richard Gwin)
Pictured, from left, are the nieces and nephew of Kassie Edwards, of Lawrence, and grandchildren of Pat Kells, of Lawrence. Back row are Kyle Edwards, Sarah Edwards, both grandchildren of the late Virginia Boyd of Lawrence, and Molly Keltner; and front row, Tatum Kells, Ava Kells and Sloane Kells. Family members gathered May 12 in Fayetteville, Ark., to celebrate Molly’s graduation from University of Arkansas and Sarah’s December graduation from Kansas State University. Kassie Edwards submitted the photo, which was taken by Jill Kells.