On March 7, the Kansas Union will reveal a group of statues in the Union Plaza on Jayhawk Boulevard, meant to add aesthetic appeal to an area of campus which donors have looked to improve for years.
Students who were chosen to represent the University as mascots Big Jay and Baby Jay reflect on their fondest memories under the mask.
University students and faculty recognize that being a Jayhawk stems far beyond Kansas basketball and education, but it resides in a legacy much bigger and closer than what it seems.
After the Jayhawk Collection had been auctioned off in 2013, Reid and Jennings made a donation to KU Endowment which enabled KU to keep the collection.
Here's an inside look at the process behind the University's latest construction project, which will place six unique bronze Jayhawk statues at Ascher Plaza.
Although the Jayhawk statue outside of the Kansas Union is possibly the most notable on campus, it is only one of many statues scattered across campus in honor of the University's legacy.
Men's basketball and football uniforms have undergone a number of changes over the years. For the men in charge of updating those designs, it's a struggling, but still deeply rewarding process.
The history of the Jayhawk dates back to before the Civil War, but it wasn't until Henry Maloy published a cartoon of the fictional bird that the symbol popularized on campus. Since then, it has transformed and taken on new forms, becoming the indisputable icon of the University of Kansas.
The University of Kansas mascot is one like no other. Follow the history of the Jayhawk from the very beginning of its Kansas free state roots.
Lucy Peterson introduces many of KU's most prominent historical sites including the Campanile, Budig Hall and The Oread.
After Senior Night on Monday, columnist Lauren Hawkins dissects the importance of the Rock Chalk Chant to both current students and alumni.