Lawrence quarterback Brad Strauss also plays safety, kick returner, punt returner and is the extra-point holder for LHS. Strauss prefers playing both sides of the ball and said it keeps him in a rhythm during games. Portrait/Illustration by Nick Krug
Lawrence resident Jane Gunther, 60, who has retired from a human resources job at Kansas University, swims Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, during an open workout session at the Indoor Aquatic Center. Lawrence has been ranked among the top 25 places in the country to retire by Money Magazine. The article noted Lawrence’s many positives for retirees, including the city’s $9 million aquatic center.
Gene Baur, founder of Farm Sanctuary, rescued Opie shortly after his birth. The calf, which was dying from hypothermia in a New York stockyard, was taken to the organization's farm in upstate New York. He grew to be 3,000 pounds and lived for 18 years.
With a disco theme for the night, making the right hat was in order Thursday for Stacy Hunter Schwartz, left, and Becki Dick at the kick-off event for the United Way at Abe and Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St. .
A candlelight vigil for victims of sexual assault was organized Thursday evening at the Campanile on the KU campus. Kansas student Ashley Arenholz, from left, Emily McGinnis and Anthony Ungaro hold candles with others during a momenbt of silence. The gathering was part of Emily Taylor Women's Resource Center's awareness week.