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Help the Jayhawks win Gowalla’s AP Top 25 Check-in Challenge

The Associated Press and Gowalla have [launched a project][1] aimed at giving a university a $10,000 donation — and it could be Kansas University. The [Top 25 Gowalla Check-in Challenge][2] asks users to check in at any of the five designated Gowalla spots on campus. When you ... Continue reading

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Week 7 video

The following is week 7 of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. The Gridiron - Week 7 from Kansas Jayhawks on Vimeo. Continue reading

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NO to Library Expansion; YES to Alvamar Satellite

The Lawrence Public Library has plans for an $18 million expansion that will be voted on this Tuesday, November 2, 2010. A library expansion is long overdue. However, the trustees have chosen the wrong time and the wrong proposal to put forward. Taxpayers, faced with lower income ... Continue reading

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FTC - No fines will be levied in Google ‘Street View” probe

[Click to read the CNN article][1] European countries have also opened their investigations into the Google cars that travel street to street with rooftop mounted cameras and the images they collect for Google Map's street views. France has ruled that the images collected amount to personal data ... Continue reading

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President Barack Obama takes on crimes against American Indian Women.

President Barack Obama signed an act into law last July, The Tribal Law and Order Act. A federal law aimed at combating crime in Indian country. Link:www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/07/29/tribal-law-and-order-act-2010-a-step-forward-native *“The statistics in Indian Country regarding violence against women are disturbing to say the least. It’s incumbent upon us to ... Continue reading

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The Sideline Report with Tyrel Reed

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2009/feb/02/163522/ **Jesse Newell:** Do you still talk to Cole? http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2007/jul/11/127959/ **Tyrel Reed:** I talk to Cole pretty much every day, or every other day at least. I’ve got a MacBook, and we’ve both got Skype now, so we kind of video chat. He shows me his house, ... Continue reading

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Did the rape victim at Haskell Indian Nations University leave the school?

Did the rape victim from Saturday night’s attack leave Haskell Indian Nations University? If so where is her attacker? Does he remain in the dorms? Is this becoming status quo for Haskell? Are students who get in trouble there being told not to worry about it, because ... Continue reading

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Celebration of Durga Puja in Lawrence, KS

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The United States Constitution - Article I, Sections 1 - 3

This is the second, in a series, of a study and dialogue about the Constitution of the United States. Each installment will seek to explore one segment (Preamble, Article, or Amendment) of the Constitution. Please read the first installment, The United States Constitution, Preamble. Background The United ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Turner Gill press conference, 10/26/10

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Turner Gill's comments at his weekly press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Receiver/running back D.J. Beshears has been removed from ... Continue reading

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Song Titles and Lyrics Meant To Scare

With Halloween less than a week away (Sunday, October 31st), it's time to begin dusting off those spooky tunes that have been lurking among the cobwebs of your mind. What is it about the thrill of being frightened, the desire to feel our hearts pounding in our ... Continue reading

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Poblano perfection

After the fundido escapade, I've had poblano peppers on the brain. Which has been nice, because it represents a departure from our usual pasta, steak, taco routine. For as much as I cook on a weekly basis, I sure do feel sometimes that I lack the necessary ... Continue reading

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Flying Over The Cuckoo’s Nest - Vote YES on #2!!

For those of you planning to vote...and for those of you looking for a good reason to vote...we at RAHN strongly encourage you to Vote YES on Number 2 on election day!! In other words, we urge you to vote yes to the amendment to the Kansas ... Continue reading

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Making Fruit Leather from Wild-Harvested Autumn Olives (With a Nod to Ma and Pa Ingalls)

My husband tells me I’m getting a little obsessed with gathering wild edibles. But here’s a success story: Max and I made fruit leather from berries we discovered along a local bike path. The tree is Autumn Olive, related to the Russian Olive and not a “true” ... Continue reading

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Monday Rewind: Texas A&M

We’re to the point now, where we have to ask: How much worse can it get? Three straight blowout losses is bad enough, but now players are starting to get injured. Key ones at that. Kansas University coach Turner Gill said Sunday night, and again Monday morning, ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s Political Rhymes - “Statue of Granite”

Slowly over time the politicians have been chipping away at that statue of granite we call the U.S. Constitution. Why do we keep on replacing one parasite with another parasite? The Statue of Granite! By L. Don Oliver It once was a beautiful statue, It was gracefully ... Continue reading

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Watches, warnings and advisories — oh, my!

I rode to work the other day — Saturday, to be exact — in a bit of a breeze. My beloved Weather Channel said it was a 20-mph blow; in other words, nothing special by Kansas standards. As I strolled by one of the many TVs in ... Continue reading

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Surprising developments take shape in week 8: Could Missouri football run the table?

It's difficult to make sense of the wacky weekend witnessed around Big 12 stadiums this past Saturday (haven't used alliteration like that in quite some time). Let's try to break it down: • First item: Iowa State, a football team that had given up 106 points in ... Continue reading

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Haskell Indian Nations University student arrested on rape charges. Is Haskell a dangerous place for students?

A Haskell student was arrested at Haskell Indian Nations University on charges of Forced rape, Criminal sodomy, Criminal restraint and theft. Is Haskell a dangerous place for students? Maybe, now, whoever, the current "leadership" at Haskell is this week? Can get certain dorm staff to actually work? ... Continue reading

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Getting back in the dialogue: Ebony Tusks to debut

Photo Courtesy: Alex Bonham-Carter Marty Hillard is probably one of those folks who can't sit still for very long. Just when he's got one project down, he's starting another. On Monday night Hillard teams up with longtime friend and collaborator MORRI$ to debut their latest project Ebony ... Continue reading