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Stimulus???

Let me get this straight, the same people who declared that ex-President Bush rushed to war in Iraq, seem to be the same people who ...

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Searching for Scones

Several weeks ago, I ate a cherry chocolat chip scone at a local restaurant. It was delicious and I became addicted. I happened to find ...

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Entropy: A Rite of Passage

“Only entropy comes easy.”- Anton ChekhovEn-tro-py n. pl. en-tro-pies inevitable and steady deterioration of a system or society.- The American Heritage® DictionaryMy father, a retired ...

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The Worst Is Over - For Now

There was nothing subtle about the swing in temperatures last week. We knew that things were going to change, and change they did. The weekend ...

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Darrell Arthur quietly having a solid season for Memphis

So here’s this week’s question. It’s pretty simple, really. Has anyone noticed what an impact former Kansas University forward Darrell Arthur has made on the ...

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Can bicyclists be convicted for “driving under the influence” of alcohol or drugs?

Q. Can a bicyclist be convicted for driving or riding under the influence of alcohol or drugs?A. Generally, the answer in Kansas is no. But ...

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KU professor on PBS tonight

Chip Taylor, a professor of entomology and director of Kansas University's Monarch Watch program, is scheduled to appear on PBS this evening.Taylor is set to ...

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Longtime painters to open exhibit Sunday

Three longtime artists whose works have spanned more than a half-century each will be featured in an exhibit starting Sunday at Baker University.Tom Russell, Baldwin ...

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Progress Vanguard worker tells different story

Lawrence is a long way from Wall Street, but don’t think local workers can’t fall victim to battles between two corporate titans. It is beginning ...

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Data sticks a common loss and found item

CNN is carrying a story today about a man in New Zealand who recently found confidential U.S. military files on a used MP3 player he ...

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Watch the Monarch’s Incredible Journey

The Monarch Watch blog has this to say about NOVA’s program, "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies" tonight From time to time the monarch migration ...

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Dakotah - Agent of Change

(noun) an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action.Since I have been covering the travails and travels of Mr. Ron “Dakotah” McElvery, I ...

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Corporate retreat, mortuary among projects up for review

Plans for a corporate retreat between Lawrence and Lecompton have resurfaced. Lawrence-Douglas County Planning commissioners at their meeting on Wednesday will consider a request to ...

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Conner Teahan=Troy Bolton from High School Musical?

He does look like Zac Efron. out the video.

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“I’ll Cut You, Man.”

I had a roommate that I lived with for so long, we still fondly refer to our moving on to separate homes and chapters in ...

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Ante-Up

Our new President has been very clear that he feels we all need to ante-up. I did a quick look. We provide over 600 billon ...

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Baldwin City artist completes sculpture for Metcalf corridor

In music, Matt Kirby tries to perform the same, no matter the size of the audience.“Whether six or 6,000 people show up, for me, it’s ...

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Review: Performance shows progress of Kansas City Symphony

This review of Sunday's Kansas City Symphony Orchestra Concert was submitted by Chuck Berg, a Kansas University professor of theater and film.Maestro Michael Stern, since ...

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Honk if you’re horn-y

I’ve always been impressed with the range of messages that can be sent by a simple car horn.For the most part, car horns are monotone ...

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City’s high school hoops teams still have time to turn things around

As of Monday, Jan. 26, the city’s four Class 6A varsity basketball teams have a combined record of 15-29. Ouch. Not exactly what we expected ...

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