Chancellor Douglas Girod announced that he will not be reviving a task force to investigate sexual assault on campus.
Amid global and local fear surrounding the novel coronavirus outbreak, KU officials make efforts to protect students from xenophobic discrimination.
University of Kansas sophomore Hannah Budreau, who currently holds the title of Miss Johnson County, created a fundraiser for patients at Children's Mercy Hospital. Budreau is competing for the title of Miss Kansas this June.
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.
The University of Kansas announced the 28 participants for the 2020 Mentoring Circle for Disability Inclusion. The program is intended to bring University students and staff together to work toward proactive disability inclusion on campus.
The Free Staters coalition met Sunday to discuss potential platform ideas. Some ideas included reinstituting the Safe Walk Program, continuing KU's airport shuttle program and giving old blenders from The Roasterie to the rec center for smoothies.
The Lawrence City Commission considered adopting a sanctuary city policy Tuesday night, which would prevent Lawrence police from cooperating with federal immigration officers.
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.