Kansas University football players go through workouts on the Campanile Hill. Upperclassmen led the voluntary workouts on Thursday on the KU campus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.