Morning dew hangs from the intricately designed web of a spider Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 in North Lawrence.
Kansas University senior Elise Higgins, Topeka, is working with city officials and neighborhood and student groups to address the issue of poor lighting conditions between campus and downtown, specifically in the Oread neighborhood, to help make the area more safe. She is pictured Sept. 22 at the corner of 13th and Louisiana streets
Free State High School senior Megan Bracciano warms up with the Chamber Choir at the high school. Bracciano, who is also an on-field director for the Marching Band, is the ArtStar winner for September.
Donna Shalala, former health and human services secretary, right, visits with Scott Weir, director of therapeutics, discovery and development at the Kansas University Medical Center, at the Kansas Life Sciences Innovation Center at the Med Center. At center is Executive Vice Chancellor Barbara Atkinson. Shalala received the 2009 Dole Leadership Prize on Monday night.
Lawrence High senior Jordan Payne returns a serve during the No. 1 doubles match against Free State. Payne and teammate Elizabeth Simons won their match, and the Lions beat the Firebirds, 5-4, Monday at FSHS.
Free State senior Liz Walters returns a shot during the No. 1 doubles match.
Lawrence High’s Cody Campbell, left, moves the ball upfield past Blue Valley West junior Tyler Conway and LHS senior Will Burg. The Lions fell to BV West, 2-0, Monday at LHS.
Lawrence High senior Will Burg charges up the field against Blue Valley West during the first half of the Lions' loss against BV West Monday at LHS.