Four crimes were reported last week to KU Public Safety Office: two minors in possession, one drug possession and doors damaged in Wescoe Hall.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. Monday to 1 a.m. Tuesday, due to expected snowfall.
KU reported 13 cases of the coronavirus between Oct. 15 to Oct. 21. The Douglas County total is up to at least 265 active cases with five patients currently hospitalized.
Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Thursday that the University of Kansas has set up a committee to find the next Robert J. Dole Institute for Politics director. Bill Lacy is the current director, but is set to retire at the end of 2021.
Barbara Bollier is running for U.S. Senate. She partially wants to work to invest in higher education and help refinance student debt, if she's elected.
The KU Black Student Coalition organized a protest to support the battle with SARS in Nigeria. SARS is a specialized federal police unit that has a history of documented abuse against people in Nigeria.
By providing on campus resources, KU is aiming to increase civic engagement among its students.
Douglas County health officials confirmed 13 new coronavirus cases, as well as two new COVID-19 related deaths.
KU student senators proposed a campus-wide class cancelation for Election Day. Administrators declined the request, citing in part an already shortened academic calendar.
Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla is running to be a U.S. representative for Kansas' 2nd congressional district. De La Isla explained how students helped shape her interest in politics.