A recently-introduced bill in the Kansas House of Representatives would require high school students to pass a civics exam in order to graduate. Starting in seventh grade, students could take the test as many times as they need, “in order to achieve a passing score,” although that score is not defined in the bill.

Student Housing at the University of Kansas has no plans to reopen Oliver Hall, according to an email from University spokesperson Erinn Barcomb-Peterson. Former residents reacted to the news with mixed feelings, recalling memories of unsanitary living conditions that also created a strong bond between students.

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