Do you save or splurge on your Thanksgiving meal?

With Thanksgiving approaching, I've noticed all the wonderful holiday food items advertised in today’s Journal-World. One of the deals that caught my eye was the ...

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The Recap: Kansas 101, Hofstra 65

Welcome to first installment of The Recap, a feature that will hopefully appear on KUSports.com the day after every Kansas basketball game. With The Recap, ...

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Why fundamentals really are important, especially when defending the option

It seems like every week, when talking about correcting things, we hear Kansas coach Mark Mangino preaching about fundamentals. By now, it seems cliche. Of ...

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When a hurricane comes ashore, it can get even more dangerous

Earlier this week, a late season tropical storm named Ida came ashore along the Alabama-Florida gulf coast. The once powerful category 2 hurricane quickly weekend ...

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3 Questions: Nebraska at Kansas

  1. Can Kansas contain Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh? Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh roughs up the KU offense in 2008 The answer to this question last ...
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Local Businesses and Twitter

One of the most popular needs we hear from the business community are for guidelines of what they should and shouldn’t be doing on their ...

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Are you a paraskevidekatriaphobe

Normally Fridays are a great day; it is the end of the workweek and the weekend is right around the corner. If you are a ...

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Game on for ‘Runway’

Now the real competition begins. Thank God. And that goes for both the stellar “Top Chef” and the mediocre “Project Runway.” This week, “Top Chef” ...

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Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Presentation Slides

Last Tuesday (11/10/09) Ben, Kristen and I presented the basics of social media at the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. Presenting the basics is ...

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Digging in to Lawrence’s Cash for Clunkers numbers — and asking for your help

A big part of my job involves meetings. Meetings about what we can do to make our Web site better for all of you, meetings ...

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Swine flu (?!?) on two wheels

First of all, you shouldn’t have to disinfect yourself after handling this blog. I’m not contagious anymore. At least, I don’t think so. The week ...

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On-camera review: “2012”

Eric and guest host Trevan McGee review the new apocalyptic disaster porn movie “2012″ starring John Cusack and directed by Roland Emmerich. The Mayan prophecy ...

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Cool weather, precipitation expected early next week; perhaps even — SNOW

Low pressures are also referred to as cyclones. In the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, mid-latitude cyclones are what we see on a weather ...

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What would a Monarch Butterfly look like floating in outer space?

Monarch butterflies like to travel. Thanks to Monarch Watch, Chip, Jim, Ann, Jackie, the Critter Crew (student hourly employees), and volunteers from the community the ...

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Join turnpike’s CEO watching Sunday’s bridge blast online

Count Michael Johnston, president and CEO of the Kansas Turnpike Authority, among those who will be following Sunday’s scheduled turnpike bridge blast online at LJWorld.com. ...

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We’re Up and Running… If Only We Could Come Up With a Good Name

Welcome to our new blog - for now the very unimaginatively named “Social Media Blog.” It’s funny how challenging thinking of a name was. We ...

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I read it online!

I mourn the loss of the newspaper. The paper that you can hold in your hands, smell, spread out on the floor on a Sunday ...

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Guts

There’s a quote attributed to Leonard Bernstein cited on promotional materials for NaNoWriMo: “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not ...

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Someone asked for a different Question

One time I was riding down a highway in Oklahoma with one of my cousins. We'd been drinking and he didn't drive very well to ...

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Review: Tap Dogs dance in every way imaginable

This review of the Tap Dogs show Wednesday night at the Lied Center comes from Dean Bevan, a retired English professor at Baker University. He ...

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