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.
KU Legal Services for Students is providing free notary services for absentee ballots on campus ahead of the general election. It is co-sponsored by the Student Legislative Action Committee.
The University of Kansas announced a positivity rate of 2.74% between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14 with 34 new cases. Douglas County reported the 15th COVID-19 related death on Friday.
KU reported 51 new cases of the coronavirus since Oct. 5. Through the most recent round of testing, the positivity rate was about 4.34%.
McLain's announced on Tuesday that it would open a new location near 23rd Street in early winter. The new location will have more parking space, a drive-thru and more space for the bakery.
Over the past week, organizations at the University of Kansas held events to help students get registered to vote. The deadline to register to vote in Kansas is Oct. 13.
KU's Study Abroad and Global Engagement office employees are strategizing the next steps for study abroad opportunities for the spring 2021 semester.
KU students detail their often times confusing experiences in Naismith Hall self-isolation — from students mingling in the hallways and getting a COVID-19 test.
The University of Kansas reported a COVID-19 positivity rate of 3.88% between Oct. 1 and 7. There have been at least 1,031 reported cases at KU since August.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many students in financial need. Student Money Management Services have seen an increase in students using their services.
A protest began in front of Kansas City, Missouri's city hall last Friday in response to a video showing a police officer kneeling on a pregnant woman. KU students were a part of the demonstration.
Fans attended their first home KU football game of the season Saturday. Despite social distancing guidelines, many were seen tailgaiting before the game in surrounding neighborhoods, and not adhering to the guidelines.
The Graduate Teaching Assistant Coalition was formed after GTAs unionized due to poor working conditions. GTAC has had its ups and downs with KU, but it looks to work through it as they begin contract negotiations with KU yet again.
The University of Kansas reported 41 new cases of the coronavirus last week. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,009 for an overall positivity rate of 3.51%.