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Videos for August 21, 2011

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Topeka dam a deadly force for river recreationists

Friends of Ryan Moore, a Lawrence kayaker who died on the Kansas River, want the city of Topeka to upgrade their water intake dam to make it safer for all river users. David Greene and Stephanie Brown tell us why the dam is so dangerous.

Published on August 21, 2011

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Scholars walk up Mount Oread

About 200 freshman Mount Oread Scholars trekked up Mount Oread today, learning about the history and traditions of Kansas University. The scholars wore shirts with the phrase "What goes up, must come down," in reference to the KU tradition of walking down the hill during graduation.

Published on August 21, 2011

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Traditions Night: Sights and sounds

Students gathered in Memorial Stadium Saturday night to learn the ins and outs of KU traditions. Students were taught to wave the wheat, clap along with the fight song and the correct way to do the Rock Chalk Chant.

Published on August 21, 2011

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KU's Mary Klayder talks about what it was like to be a clown

Mary Klayder, a University Honors Lecturer and adviser to many students, talks about one of her other jobs while she was living in Colorado.

Published on August 21, 2011