sshepherd (Sara Shepherd)


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'Whites only' no more: KU unveils marker to commemorate Strong Hall sit-in of 1965

If more information is what you're looking for, here are some online resources telling about the sit-in: and — Sara Shepherd, reporter

May 4, 2016 at 10:29 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

'Whites only' no more: KU unveils marker to commemorate Strong Hall sit-in of 1965

Hi Nathan, the marker is the item on the easel in the photo above, between Bill Tuttle and the chancellor. Sorry about the lights glaring off of it in this picture. It has a glossy finish! — Sara Shepherd, reporter

May 4, 2016 at 9:46 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

The beetle hunter: KU entomologist on quest to identify insects of Peru

Hi Lee, it is enabled by NSF (National Science Foundation) grants. — Sara Shepherd, reporter

May 2, 2016 at 10:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Hearing aids and walker belonging to 79-year-old reported stolen from Allen Fieldhouse

Note that the story does say the items were left unattended. And the timeframe during which they went missing comes directly from the KU Office of Public Safety report, which is attributed in the same sentence. The incident was reported to police the following evening, according to the Office of Public Safety. — Sara Shepherd, LJW reporter

February 24, 2016 at 9:27 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Updates from the DeBruce Center, future home of Naismith’s ‘Rules of Basket Ball’

William, not right now, but I could see that happening now that the audio has been made public. I'll try to remember to ask when I write about DeBruce again. Thanks! — Sara Shepherd, Journal-World reporter

January 22, 2016 at 3:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Student Senate impeachment effort moving forward

Randolf, I just added the bill of impeachment and the action plan to this story as documents. We did a slightly more detailed story about the impeachment process the other week (, but here's a link to Student Senate's complete rules and regulations: Enjoy! — Sara Shepherd, reporter

December 1, 2015 at 1:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

How KU Student Senate execs voted on contentious motion to oust top three officers

Hi Randolf, we have reported more on that in previous stories. I encourage you to read through the links provided above, particularly this one: It's also mentioned in my Heard on the Hill post about the Invisible Hawks "demands." Hope that helps. — Sara Shepherd, reporter

November 18, 2015 at 10:50 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Police investigating reported altercation involving racial slurs at Halloween house party

Hi Conor, officers were dispatched to the party and also to talk to this man across town after he called, according to police. I'm sorry but I don't know whether his statement about the gun was on the phone or in a following in-person interview. — Sara Shepherd, reporter

November 14, 2015 at 8:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

New map pictures where new Burge Union, science building will be constructed within KU's Central District

To clarify, it will be a new building and may have a new name as well. I've been referring to it as the new Burge Union to avoid confusion with the main Kansas Union across campus. — Sara Shepherd, reporter

October 29, 2015 at 1:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

KU grad captaining USS Arlington for new Navy ship's maiden deployment

Thanks for reading, Clara! - Sara Shepherd, reporter

October 13, 2015 at 12:15 p.m. ( | suggest removal )