Kansas newcomer Braeden Anderson, a forward from Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, is pictured on Monday, July 11, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. Anderson, who arrived on campus July 4, was expected to fill in the front line after the departures of forward Marcus and Markieff Morris.
Hope the giraffe is shown at the Topeka Zoo in this July 7, 2011, photo. Hope, who underwent a groundbreaking procedure last summer to save her life, is celebrating her first birthday Monday, July 11, 2011.
SRS Secretary Rob Siedlecki spoke with Lawrence Journal-World editors and reporters in this file photo from Monday, July 11, 2011. Legislators asked Siedlecki this Tuesday to explain comments they said he made about some residents being more willing to accept state assistance than find jobs.
Nadia Sanburn, 8, leans her head on a railing Monday, July 11, 2011 while listening to artist Juniper Tangpuz talk about his large cardboard zodiac pieces hanging in the front lobby of the Lawrence Arts Center. Summer art students, working with Tangpuz and other teaching artists, will be creating their own cardboard city display that will be set up on the floor under the giant aerial sculptures.
Carol Taylor, Lawrence, was one of many who took time to speak at a public forum about Gov. Sam Brownback's administration's decision to close the Lawrence office of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. The forum was held Monday, July 11, 2011 at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont.