A select group of KU students from campus advocacy groups and student government met via Zoom with KU Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer on Friday to discuss the reorganization of the Office of Diversity and Equity, now called the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. Bichelmeyer is under scrutiny after two employees were fired in the reorganization.
A group of Democratic legislators in Kansas introduced a bill legalizing recreational marijuana, knowing they face an uphill battle. They believe legalization could help solve economic shortfalls and some social justice issues.
The Lied Center of Kansas is following COVID-19 safety protocols by rescheduling events through May 2021 to a later date and hosting events online.
The Kansas House approved a bill allowing college athletes to receive compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness. The bill now moves on to the Kansas Senate for consideration.
Les Miles’ attorney Peter Ginsberg fired back at KU athletics Saturday, criticizing the decision to place Miles on administrative leave.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions causing delays in processing cases, Kansas lawmakers proposed a bill to suspend the right to a speedy trial until May 1, 2024.
The Lawrence City Commission passed a nearly $1.6 million budget increase to fund 13.5 new full-time positions within the city government.
In a senate meeting Wednesday, KU Student Senate voted to pass the proposed $31.15 increase in student fees for next year.
Kansas legislators recently met to discuss a bill that would bar transgender people from participating in school sports teams outside of their biological sex.
President of the Black Student Coalition Niya McAdoo and Student Senator for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ethan Roark announced Friday that they would be running for student body president and vice president with their new coalition "ActUpKU." The coalition will focus on increasing mental health access to students, racial justice, economic issues and sustainability.