Anderson leads the pack in recent campaign donations, but most wallets stay closed this City Commission election season
Published November 3, 2017
We are in the final days of the campaign for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission. That means it is time to count the money. Campaign finance reports have been filed, and the big story is there is a lot less money to count.
Published October 31, 2017
Eventually, the real season will begin for the Kansas basketball team, ranked No. 3 in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll. For now, Devonte’ Graham and his teammates will spend Halloween night playing yet another exhibition. The Jayhawks played four warm-ups in Italy in August and another just more than a week ago versus old rival Missouri, winning each step along the way. Now KU makes its unofficial Allen Fieldhouse debut for the 2017-18 season, as Bill Self’s team plays host to Pittsburg State.
Published October 28, 2017
After three consecutive blowout losses and back-to-back shutouts on the road, the Kansas football team (1-6 overall, 0-4 Big 12) attempts to regroup at Memorial Stadium versus rival Kansas State (3-4, 1-3) in this seasons’s Sunflower Showdown.
Published October 27, 2017
Lawrence school board members receive no pay and probably less prestige. Every candidate who is running for a seat on the board deserves our thanks, and that is one of the reasons I called each of the five active candidates recently. After all, the easiest thing to do in Lawrence is to not run for public office.
Published October 26, 2017
Election Day is Nov. 7, and voters in Lawrence and Douglas County have a lot to consider. In addition to choosing three city commissioners and three school board members, voters will weigh in on whether to renew three citywide sales taxes to fund infrastructure, transit and affordable housing projects.
Published October 22, 2017
A rivalry that dates back to 1907 makes its unofficial return at Sprint Center, in Kansas City, Mo., as the Kansas and Missouri basketball programs square off in a charity exhibition to raise money for relief organizations that the five living former U.S. Presidents have come together to support: the Houston Harvey Relief Fund, the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Florida Disaster Fund, Juntos y Unidos Por Puerto Rico and the Fund for the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Jayhawks and Tigers haven’t met on a basketball court since Mizzou’s final season in the Big 12, 2012.
Published October 21, 2017
Coming off back-to-back losses of more than 40 points — the most troubling performances of a five-game losing streak — the Kansas football team aims to recover on national television at No. 4 TCU.
Published October 14, 2017
Coming off a homecoming dud against Texas Tech, the Kansas football team attempts to bounce back at Iowa State, a week after the Cyclones' massive victory at Oklahoma.
Published October 7, 2017
After a week off, the Kansas football team (1-3 overall, 0-1 Big 12) returns to action vs. Texas Tech (3-1, 0-1) for homecoming at Memorial Stadium.
Published October 5, 2017
An annual special-release publication of Lawrence Magazine focusing on the nurturing of the mind, body and soul in the Lawrence, Kansas region.
Published September 23, 2017
The Jayhawks (1-2), after struggling defensively against the MAC's Central Michigan and Ohio, open Big 12 play at home versus one of the league's most complete offenses, West Virginia (2-1).
Published September 16, 2017
In search of its first road win since 2009, the Kansas football team (1-1) looks to bounce back against Ohio (1-1) on Saturday afternoon. It's the first road game of the season for the Jayhawks, who opened the season with a win over Southeast Missouri State and a loss to Central Michigan.
Published September 9, 2017
Looking to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2011, the Kansas football team try to stop Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium. In last week's win, the Jayhawks recorded 437 yards of offense, including 364 passing yards from junior quarterback Peyton Bender.
Published September 2, 2017
The third season of the David Beaty era finally is here, as the Jayhawks kick off 2017 against Southeast Missouri State. As an added bonus, former KU coach Mark Mangino, and a couple of his star players, Aqib Talib and Anthony Collins, will be inducted into KU's Hall of Fame, as well as the entire 2008 Orange Bowl champions.
Published August 31, 2017