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A University of Kansas student was found dead in her room at Lewis Residence Hall Sunday, according to a news release from the KU Public Safety Office.
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For decades, college towns like Lawrence, Manhattan and Emporia lost the political power of their students when it came to state legislative districts. For the first time in more than 30 years, Kansas will count all of its college students in the towns where they go to school for redrawing state legislative districts next year.
Updated article: The University of Kansas will implement a mandate for all employees to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
The KU Office of Public Safety has identified two suspects believed to have vandalized Native American artwork on campus, Deputy Chief James Druen says.
An exhibition opening Monday at the Kansas Union Gallery will feature creative works produced by student survivors of sexual violence, centering on the space between harm and healing.
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance has got the beat, and students are excited to share it when “Head Over Heels” premieres this weekend.
A flyover is planned for KU football’s homecoming game Saturday, with a practice run on Friday.
As part of Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations this week, students with the First Nations Student Association at KU have made history, raising a tipi on the lawn of Strong Hall.
Musician Ron Brave paid respects with drum and flute to ancestors who lived on land that became Kansas for the ceremony Thursday marking return to public display of artist Edgar Heap of Birds’ five panels recognizing tribes that resided in the region.
A KU School of Music concert this weekend will highlight music from Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures and composers. It’s the first event from a new student-led group at KU, the Asian Classical Music Initiative.