Three win Ellsworth awards

Three Kansas University alumni will receive Fred Ellsworth Medallions for their work to support the school.Richard L. "Dick" Bond, Overland Park; James B. Martin, Lawrence; ...

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The next KU commercial?

We take a bit of a RadioShack approach to blogging here. You've got questions, we've got answers.Colleague, blogger and boss Joel Mathis [found some interesting ...

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Fort Riley gets visit from Army No. 2

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Riley ¢ 1st Infantry Division[(49abcnews.com) Army second-in-command tours Irwin Army Hospital:][1] General Richard Cody shook hands ...

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Boyda targeted in advertising campaign

Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Rep. Nancy Boyda (D) ![][1][(FireDogLake.com commentary) Targeting Democratic Freshmen By Frightening Senior Citizens:][2] Two local papers in ...

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The best and worst of political ads

At the Dole Institute Tuesday night, fellow [Paul Curcio showed][1] several of the best and "most infamous" political ads ever.Through the magic of YouTube, here ...

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Lazy “Balls of Fury” not held for pleasure

[Read this review here or at the new Scene-Stealers 2.0!!][1]*1/2"Some balls are held for charity/And some for fancy dress/But when they're held for pleasure/They're the ...

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Saint Margaret’s pastor is leaving

The leader of one of Lawrence's largest and fastest-growing churches is leaving for Texas.The Rev. Darrel Proffitt, lead pastor of Saint Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 ...

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More focus on curator who faked KU degrees

¢ An update on the South Korean art curator who faked degrees from KU: The [Washington Post][1], among other outlets, are running an extensive profile ...

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Fort Riley could be slated for additional troops

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Riley ¢ 1st Infantry Division[(AP) Army looking at adding 6 brigades among 17 installations :][1] The ...

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Dole kickoff tonight, free pizza, political ad videos

The [Dole Institute of Politics][1] will have this semester's student kickoff tonight at 5 p.m.At the event, which includes free pizza and cookies, [Paul Curcio ...

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Fort Leavenworth’s new commander meets the press

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Leavenworth[(LJWorld.com) Fort Leavenworth commander outlines objectives:][1] The new commander at Fort Leavenworth wants the military and ...

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Introducing ‘The Source’

The news, these days, is a conversation.There have always been plenty of conversations about the news - but the 21st century has narrowed the gap ...

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28 KU students receive tuition waiver

When disaster struck in southern Kansas earlier this year, first Kansas University then the rest of the Regents system announced that students could apply for ...

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Three KU profs get Fulbrights

Kansas University professors Gregory Cushman, Erik Herron and Mahasweta Banerjee were given Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards for the 2007-2008 school year, [KU announced today][1]. The ...

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Top 10 School Life Movies

In honor of everyone returning to school this fall and the recent success of the high school-centered "Superbad," I would like to present my list ...

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It’s an eclipse!

The first truly visible lunar eclipse in three years will happen in the early hours of [Tuesday morning][1].The eclipse should begin at 3:51 a.m., as ...

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On recess, Kansas delegation visits home

Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Sen. Pat Roberts (R)![][1][(Hays Daily News) Sen. Roberts talks politics:][2] It will be Hillary Clinton on the ...

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In Kansas, lessons from the Army’s past — and an eye on the future of war

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Challenging the generalsAn article in Sunday's [New York Times Magazine][1] discusses an apparent divide between the Army's ...

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The twisted world of the Border Showdown

There's not much to say here.There's a maze.Made out of corn.And it's [cut in the shape of the KU and MU logos.][1] OK, it's actually ...

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Fort Riley officer sits with Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

Lt. Col. John Nagl, commander of the 1st Battalion, 34th Armor at Fort Riley, was interviewed Thursday by Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" about ...

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