Nancy O’Connor, nutrition educator and outreach coordinator at The Community Mercantile, center, discusses plans for a garden at West Junior High School with gardener Diane Wilson, Lecompton, left, and Lawrence farmer Dan Phelps on Tuesday on the east side of the school.
Lewis Lapham, editor of Lapham’s Quarterly, gave a lecture Thursday at Kansas University’s Hall Center for the Humanities. Lapham is also national correspondent for Harper’s Magazine and author of 13 books.
Shoppers walk past the the Oscar de la Renta display at the Saks Fifth Ave. retail store Thursday in New York. Luxury retailer Saks Inc.’s sales at stores open at least a year grew 12.7 percent in March, lifted by strong results in women’s designer clothing, handbags, men’s clothing and accessories.
Free State batter Preston Schenck comes around on a pitch for a sacrifice fly that helped score the Firebirds' first run during the second inning Thursday.
Free State forward Abbey Casady competes for control with Olathe Northwest defender Lauren Reiman. The Firebirds lost, 2-0, Thursday at Free State High.
Lawrence High’s Kaley Tesdahl, left, advances the ball up the field against Olathe North. The Lions lost to the Eagles, 5-1, on Thursday at Lawrence High. LHS is now 2-2.
Essy Sonora, center, slaps a high-five with Erin Atwood, Kansas University sophomore, Topeka, during a game of musical chairs Thursday at KU’s Burge Union. Atwood is a co-coordinator of Into the Streets, a KU community volunteer program.
A rendering of KU's new football scoreboard by Daktronics, Inc.
Christina Hixson, second from left and the sole trustee of the Ernst F. Lied Foundation Trust, joins Dale Seuferling, KU Endowment president, KU chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Patrick Kelly, education specialist for Lawrence Public Schools, in a groundbreaking ceremony Thursda. A $2.5 million gift from the Lied trust will now fund expansion of the Lied Center's lobby, construction of an education pavilion and creation of additional office space and displays about Ernst F. Lied and the Lied Foundation Trust.