Watch a live stream of the 9 a.m. McCollum Hall demolition

Maybe you’re a former resident, or maybe you just heard about the 750 pounds of explosives. No matter the reason, you’re in the right place to watch the implosion of KU’s McCollum Hall. The Journal-World live stream will begin around 8 a.m. with the big blast scheduled ... Continue reading


Jayhawks break down win over UCLA

Kansas Jayhawks Perry Ellis and Devonté Graham discuss KU's impressive Maui Invitational semifinal victory over UCLA. Coach Bill Self left impressed with his team’s effort, particularly in the first half. Continue reading


Baseline view: Kansas v. UCLA

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Fried Tofu with Awesome Sauce. It’s not turkey!

The minute Thanksgiving is over, the switch is flipped and I want to start eating things that have spice, color and are the dead opposite of the rich, creamy, salty foods of the holiday. Lately, I've been on a tofu kick. I know, I know. But here's ... Continue reading


KU professor publishes interviews with screen legends; ‘Brooklyn’ idealizes immigration in the 1950s

When Kansas University Professor **John Tibbetts** began interviewing international movie directors, cinematographers, editors, composers, and others behind the camera, he always had an eye on the future. “I intended from the outset to bring these conversations into my classrooms. I never saw them as merely subjects for ... Continue reading


Van Go Adornment Holiday Art Sale opens this weekend

The holidays are going to the dogs (and other members of the animal kingdom) this weekend, when Van Go Inc. kicks off its month-long [Adornment Holiday Art Sale and Show][1] from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The Van Go headquarters at 715 New Jersey St. will be ... Continue reading


Off the Beaten Plate: Betta’ Pizza Burger at The Sandwich Bowl

Burger enthusiasts, be warned: If you’re considering ordering the Betta’ Pizza Burger at the Sandwich Bowl, there’s something you should know. This culinary mash-up isn’t really the patty-on-a-bun burger. Instead, it’s more along the lines of the meatball marinara sub from Subway, albeit fresher tasting and generally ... Continue reading


One-man band Monster masters beautiful buildups

If you’ve ever been fascinated by the art of building a song, Monster’s a great place to start. The one-man-wonder treated the Replay to one of his yearly performances on Friday night. The sole performer — armed with a set of keys, buttons, mics, guitars and a ... Continue reading


Driver in early-morning pursuit ditches running vehicle; alleged road rage incident ends after victim displays handgun

Lawrence roads may not have been the safest place to be last night, according to the Lawrence Police Department’s 911 call log. The following two traffic incidents that occurred overnight struck me as out of the ordinary for our typically quiet Monday nights in Lawrence. Let’s take ... Continue reading


LarryvilleLife’s Picks: McCollum Hall implosion; Franksgiving; Bizarre Bazaar; Culinaria Supper Club; post-holiday rock ‘n’ roll

Thanksgiving approaches, but there's plenty to do in LFK for those who aren't trekking to parts unknown. Alongside our more traditional selections, we also recommend that you watch a landmark crumble, be a brave pilgrim and attend the first-ever Franksgiving celebration at Leeway Franks, and opt for ... Continue reading


McCollum Hall: What you need to know for your last close-up look and implosion-viewing game plan

I just got back from Daisy Hill for my final close-up look at McCollum Hall, and I wasn’t the only one driving around taking pictures up there. I ran into a couple McCollum alumni saying their own goodbyes to the building — now gutted, windowless and looking ... Continue reading


Development group begins lobbying for approval of south Iowa retail project; new grocery store proposed for project

Trust me, I’m used to shopping centers doing outreach efforts at this time of year. (If I had a dollar for every letter addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Lawhorn telling us the shopping center has reserved a special parking spot for our U-Haul trailer . . . ... Continue reading


Baseline view: Kansas v. Chaminade

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Jayhawks react to 123-point display at Maui Invitational

Kansas basketball players Landen Lucas and Svi Mykhailiuk discuss the Jayhawks' 123-point showing after KU's rout of Chaminade at the Maui Invitational. Kansas coach BIll Self also weighs in, and provides his daily take on Cheick Diallo's eligibility. Continue reading


Thanksgiving travel safety tips; Community discussion Tuesday to address human trafficking in Lawrence

It’s almost Thanksgiving and law enforcement are celebrating by cracking down on drunken drivers and those without seat belts. If more folks are safe this holiday season, that’s something we can all be thankful for. I reported last week that the Lawrence Police Department would be participating ... Continue reading


The latest on the KU Student Senate leaders’ impeachment process

An impeachment committee should be formed today to prepare a report and make a recommendation for possible discipline of Kansas University Student Senate’s top three leaders. According to an email to the Senate from senior senator Lauren Arney, a meeting was planned for this morning to form ... Continue reading


Chamber announces tentative deal for $25 million, 100-job manufacturing plant on east edge of Lawrence

Lawrence may become a Menards town. The Lawrence chamber of commerce is announcing this morning that the giant home improvement retailer has plans to build a Lawrence-based manufacturing plant and distribution center that will bring 100 jobs to town. Midwest Manufacturing, a division of Menard Inc., has ... Continue reading


Jayhawks in Maui: Chaminade not afraid to score points

During Friday's long flight over the Pacific Ocean, I spent some time looking over the stats for the Chaminade Silverswords, KU's first opponent at the 2015 Maui Invitational — 8 p.m. central Monday night — and a couple of things jumped out immediately. The biggest, by far, ... Continue reading


‘Hunger Games’ series grinds down while ‘Apu Trilogy’ is triumphantly restored

With the lyric “Meet the new boss/Same as the old boss,” The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again” might have been a good theme song for **“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2.”** It applies not only to the story of reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen (**Jennifer Lawrence**) and the ... Continue reading


Is this the week KU finally gets in the win column?

Kansas closes its 2015 football season with back-to-back home games at Memorial Stadium. And for the first time since the non-conference portion of the schedule, people seem to think the Jayhawks might be able to get first-year head coach David Beaty his first career victory. In fact, ... Continue reading

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