A new initiative called #UnmistakablyGiving was intended to help local nonprofits in November and allow Lawrence community members to highlight them on social media.
Social media can be an incredibly important recruitment tool for reaching prospective students, said Katie McCurry, the senior digital strategist who runs the University's accounts.
Former Jayhwak David Brandenburg who went viral in 2016 for asking Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari if he was ready to lose to the Jayhawks talks about the experience.
The Kansan staff offers eight different song suggestions to go along with the holidays and increasingly cold weather — minus all the holiday jingles.
Ricky Smith, Graham Cannon and Jean-Jacques Corbier, all film students at the University, created their own YouTube series after inspiration from old cartoons.
As the discussion about the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault came to the forefront this fall, survivors and supporters took to social media with the #MeToo campaign. University students and professors spoke on the campaigns impact.
Two students at the University have created Instagram accounts in which they sell Kansas jerseys, hats, jackets, shirts and other items at a discounted price. The method has become a popular way to purchase items for University students.
Governmental agencies tend to use social media as a quick and easy way to inform citizens. For Lawrence, that information on local crime has found its way to individuals in New York, Nashville, New Zealand and Australia among others.
LaLa Vick, mother of junior guard Lagerald Vick, sat down with the Kansan to discuss what keeps her going and how she supports her son from the sidelines.