Trinity Carpenter, Kansas University senior from Ottawa, speaks during a KU town hall forum on race Wednesday at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. Carpenter shared her concerns about how to speak up about race issues on campus without worrying about consequences.
Lawrence High School senior and softball player Sophie Taylor, left, shows her softball teammates a photo display of her softball career during her signing day. Taylor signed a letter of intent to play softball at the University of Northern Colorado. With Taylor from left are Maria Urban, Sami Mills, Megan Williams and Rhiannon Emerson.
Kansas University students Nidhi Patel, left, and Helen Peng, both freshmen from Overland Park, display their tickets to see Bill Clinton speak Nov. 23 at the Lied Center. Patel and Peng said when they arrived at the Kansas Union about 4:30 a.m. they were the first ones there. They were allowed inside about 6 a.m., when the Union opened its doors, and got their tickets just after 9 a.m.
Sarah Herman, a Kansas University junior from Overland Park, left, sits just inside the entrance to the Kansas Union Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, waiting in line for tickets to see former President Bill Clinton Nov. 23 at the Lied Center. Herman was the last student to get to wait inside as others behind her were left to wait in the cool morning weather.
People wait in a winding line of chairs inside the Lied Center lobby, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, to acquire tickets tickets see former President Bill Clinton Nov. 23 at the Lied Center.
From left, Mary Kate Tankard, a Kansas University freshman from Dallas, and Garrison Matthews, a sophomore from Overland Park, wait in line Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at the Kansas Union for tickets to see former President Bill Clinton on Nov. 23 at the Lied Center. The Dole Institute of Politics at KU will honor Clinton with the 2015 Dole Leadership Prize at the event.
Lawrence High School, left, and Free State High are pictured on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015.
Lack of rain and low river levels have contributed to poor energy production levels for the Bowersock power plants on the Kansas River. This view looks out the windows of the south plant over the dam and to the north plant, right of center, that was completed in December 2012.
Free State High School
Lawrence High School
Lawrence's parks and recreation department has decorated the city's historic locomotive N0. 1073 in Watson Park in Royals blue, with a Kansas City logo, in honor of the team's world series win.
Mark Smelser, plant operator at the north Bowersock Mills & Power Company, left, and Matt Marquette, operations manager, right, work in the hydropower facility on the Kansas River on Nov. 4. In the background, both in blue and orange, are two of four of the plant's turbines/generators.
Using a horse-powered press, John Craft, of Lawrence, presses sorghum stalks to make sweet sorghum syrup Oct. 30, 2015, on Willing Horse Farm on the east edge of Lawrence. Craft sells the sweet sorghum syrup at the Lawrence Farmers' Market and several local restaurants and bakeries use the natural sweetener. Craft will also have the syrup at the Holiday Market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 12, at the Lawrence Holiday Inn, 200 McDonald Drive.
A street sign remains askew Monday afternoon at Seventh and Massachusetts streets following a large downtown celebration of the Kansas City Royals' World Series title Sunday night.
The 700 block of Massachusetts St. fills with celebrating K.C. Royals fans after the teams World Series win Sunday night.
Lawrence celebrates the K.C. Royals World Series win Sunday night.
K.C. Royals fans at the Red Lyon Tavern watch the final out in the K.C. Royals World Series win Sunday night.
People climb stoplight poles while celebrating the K.C. Royals World Series win Sunday night.
Fans of the Kansas City Royals celebrate the teams World Series win Sunday night, Nov. 1, 2015.
Royals fans fill up the 700 block of Mass. St. after the K.C. Royals World Series win Sunday night.