Heard on the Hill

KCMO PD: Think twice before going for goalposts Saturday

Jonathan Kealing

_All week, the Heard on the Hill blog will highlight ways that we here and Kansas fans in general will be preparing for the upcoming Armageddon at Arrowhead. Drop us an e-mail at jkealing[at]ljworld[dot]com and let us know how you're preparing for the game._We just got off the phone with ...

From KU fans to MU fans: A beer parody

Jonathan Kealing

_Note: All week, the Heard on the Hill blog will highlight ways that we here and Kansas fans in general will be preparing for the upcoming Armageddon at Arrowhead. Drop us an e-mail at jkealing[at]ljworld[dot]com and let us know how you're preparing for the game._This little ditty is making the ...

KU librarian accepts dean position at Utah State

Jonathan Kealing

Rick Clement, head of special collections in Kansas University libraries, has accepted the position of dean of libraries at [Utah State University][1].Susanne Clement, his wife and head of collection development at the Spencer Research Library, has accepted a position as director of the [Quinney Library at Utah State][2].Both will be ...

KU to test emergency communication system on Thursday

Joel Mathis

[Kansas University sent out the following press release today:][1]_The University of Kansas will test one component of its comprehensive emergency communication system at noon Thursday, Nov. 15. __Students, staff and faculty who signed up for text messaging notification will receive a test message on their cellular phones. The message will ...

More than a thousand wait for KU-MU tickets

Jonathan Kealing

For once, the line for basketball tickets was just a fraction of that for football.About two dozen people were in line for [basketball tickets][1] at 10 a.m. Monday, but more than 750 were waiting to pick up their tickets for [the KU-MU football game][2].By 10 a.m., 17 groups had been ...

Jellyfish fossils garner national attention

Jonathan Kealing

Add the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle to the list of national publications that have taken note of [the jellyfish fossils found in Utah][1] and brought to Kansas for investigation.[The Times reports:][2] _Your average jellyfish washed up on a beach is hardly recognizable - just an amorphous ...

KU offers $1,000 for information on window shootings

Jonathan Kealing

Kansas University officials are taking the [shootings at Lewis Hall][1] so seriously that they're [offering $1,000][2] to anyone who provides information leading to arrests in the two shootings that have occurred in the past month.In both incidents, someone shot holes through windows in the Daisy Hill dining center inside Lewis ...

KU police seek public help after another window shooting

Jonathan Kealing

The [Kansas University Public Safety Office][1] is [asking for the public's help][2] in solving a pair of window shootings at the Daisy Hill dining hall in Lewis Hall.The second shooting happened over the weekend between Saturday night and Sunday morning. The first incident [happened two weeks ago][3]. No arrests were ...

KU students try to win Chipotle ad contest

Jonathan Kealing

A group of Kansas University students is among 12 finalists for the second-annual [Chipotle][1] [30 seconds of fame][2] competition.The students created an ad, viewable below courtesy of YouTube, as part of their campaigns course in the [William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications][3]. Campaigns is the capstone course ...

KU's law, business schools rate on latest Princeton Review lists

Jonathan Kealing

Kansas University's law school was listed [among the 170 best][1] in the nation and its business school found a home on a list of the [290 best business schools][2], KU announced today.Princeton Review cited the [School of Law's][3] affordability, beautiful campus and the quality of faculty. The diversity of certificate ...

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