Comment history

Social activity of 24 fraternities at KU to be halted; university cites 'systemic problems' but won't provide details

When I was at K-State in 1966-7, alcohol was banned at all Greek houses at the university. Looks like a good model for KU.

March 12, 2018 at 6:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Woman reports strong-arm robbery in south Lawrence

I've noticed that there has been a higher crime frequency in this neighborhood than would be expected. I would think that an increased police presence would be indicated. People should be able to feel safe in that area.

October 16, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence Democrat John Wilson to resign Kansas House seat

Doesn't the majority party choose the replacement? That would mean that a Democrat was giving up his seat to a Republican? that would be a regrettable move.

June 27, 2017 at 5:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

KU students vote down fee increase to fund $45 million Union renovation; new student body president and vice president chosen

At last! The students have finally smartened up and voted to quit feeding the cash cow of Student Union renovation, expansion, or remodeling that comes up every year.

April 15, 2017 at 7:43 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

State to help out with $18 million in repairs planned for 23rd Street

I can tolerate a street that needs repairs much better than I can the the seemingly endless construction delays and detours during reconstruction!

April 15, 2017 at 7:21 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Baldwin City Council rejects car show permit, approves development plan for new public works facility

Some people never learn: "You can't legislate morality".

April 5, 2017 at 3:24 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Judge dismisses former rowers’ consumer protection lawsuit against KU

The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers! Shakespeare, Henry VI.

March 18, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Longtime electronics retailer set to close final Lawrence store; proposed law would keep track of political affiliations of faculty members

Sad to see Radio Shack go. They have a selection that you couldn't find anywhere else! I remember when they started as a branch of Tandy Leather. My dad visited both places with his hobbies. Anyone remember tooled leather purses?


March 7, 2017 at 5:16 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Garden Variety: Ginkgo trees show their full color in late fall

I have one of these I planted 12-15 years ago because I thought they were cool, In that time it's only grown about a foot in spite of having a plenty of root space. There's a full-sized one (or was) just north of 16th street east of Kentucky street.

December 3, 2016 at 9:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Several hundred protest President-elect Trump in downtown Lawrence

I used to think that it wouldn't matter which candidate was elected, both would be the same. I learned better after George W. Bush! This time it'll be much, much worse!

November 13, 2016 at 2:13 p.m. ( | suggest removal )