Josh is a junior at the University of Kansas majoring in journalism and minoring in theatre. He is currently in his fourth year writing for the University Daily Kansan, the University of Kansas' student publication. He currently one of two Arts & Culture editors for the University Daily Kansan for the third semester. He also has experience in writing for the sports section as the volleyball beat writer. Josh believes everyone has a story that should be told.
Joe Walden is many things: a University of Kansas School of Business professor, an army veteran and a powerlifting world champion. However, students in his classes know him as an In-N-Out connoisseur. The moment the words "extra credit" come out of Walden's mouth, students pounce at an opportunity Walden said is the easiest five points any student could get.
On Friday, the three-in-one art gallery, design shop and art supply store Wonder Fair on 841 Massachusetts St. opened its doors as a safe space for those looking to join together away from the Inauguration Day events. Wonder Fair offered attendees free zines, posters and other materials that gave tips on how to stay positive despite political unrest.
The end of finals and beginning of summer is a time many students wait for the whole year; however, local businesses are left with fewer customers to market to. According to the University of Kansas Office of Research and Planning, 24,892 students were enrolled at the University for the fall 2016 semester.
The line is usually out the door as Lawrence residents flock to The Roost on Sunday Mornings. The Roost, a restaurant on Massachusetts Street that specializes in breakfast foods, is located in the space previously occupied by Milton's, a breakfast spot now located on New Hampshire Street.
In 1991, he found himself in the war zone of the Georgian Civil War. Today, University associate professor of piano Steven Spooner has recorded a 19-month project: a 16-CD set. Spooner, an associate professor of piano at the University, is also a professional pianist that has performed internationally.
Susan Tabor spends her time assisting the same program she has been a listener of since she was a student at the University over 40 years ago: Audio-Reader. Audio-Reader is a service that provides both readings and information to those who are blind, visually impaired or print disabled.
In the middle of September, many students are finally grasping the concept of each of their classes. But Graham Wehmeyer, a senior microbiology major, was walking into the dreaded MCAT, or Medical College Admission Test, completely prepared. Seven and a half hours later, Wehmeyer became one of the few examinees to receive a perfect 45 on the MCAT.
You can say you've had an interesting professor and a great classmate, but only a few in the School of Law can say they have had both, and with one person. Bruce Hopkins is a professor of the practice at the University, teaching students on nonprofit organizations and law while practicing that same law in Kansas City.
Correction: An earlier version of this article misidentified the title of a documentary and implied that Dortha Phelps is older than her brother Nate. The film is called "Not My Father's Child," and Dortha is younger. Many call Fred Phelps a hate-fueled minister who terrorizes those who hold ideals he does not agree with.
The two short words, "Heh, stupid," followed many jokes of actor-comedian Adam Devine's Thursday night stand-up show at the Lied Center. Devine is best known for his work on Comedy Central's "Workaholics," ABC's "Modern Family" and the "Pitch Perfect" movies, and his career path is still on the rise.