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Women and Politics in KU Student Senate

Morgan Said and Miranda Wagner didn’t want people to vote for them just because they were both women. The fact that they were two women running together in a historic election was just an added bonus: “icing on the cake,” as they both said in separate interviews. Said and Wagner won the 2014 Student Senate … Continue reading

2012 in photos: my first year at The Kansan

With the end of 2012 comes the end of my first year pursuing my photojournalism dreams by working for The University Daily Kansan. I photographed athletes, performers and even a president all in my first year, and I’m so grateful for all the opportunities I’ve had. I can’t wait to see what 2013 brings, and … Continue reading

KU students step up to meet demand for educated health care workforce

Liz Marsh could complete a two-year nursing program to get the job she wants, but instead she’s working toward a four-year degree for the same position. Marsh, a sophomore from Chanute, could have the job after this year had she chosen the first route, however, the national trend shows that it’s almost inevitable she would … Continue reading

KU students face legal consequences and health risks for Adderall abuse

Awake. Focused. A group of students at the University of Kansas uses these two words to describe how they feel after taking Adderall. If KU follows national statistic trends, then more than 1,500 KU students know this feeling. According to a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 6.4 percent of full-time … Continue reading

Lawrence martial artists encourage self-defense training for all

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In addition to spreading awareness of the signs of abuse throughout the month, self-defense training is encouraged. The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity, KU Recreation Services, Student Senate and the Campus Safety Committee sponsor free self-defense classes for all KU students. Students who take the classes … Continue reading

Kansas allergies among worst in U.S.

When she was just four years old, Meggie Brophy wanted to do something nice for her mom. She picked her a bouquet of dandelions. But when Meggie came back inside to give her mom the beautiful floral arrangement she created, her face was red. Meggie said she has had a problem with weeds ever since. … Continue reading

I’m a legitimate journalist now

Today, on my birthday, I had my first article published in the University Daily Kansan! I work for the UDK as a photographer, and have my photographs published every week, but there’s something about having my writing published that makes me feel like a legitimate journalist. I think it solidifies my writing ability, which I’ve … Continue reading

Lawrence Color Run encourages all runners, regardless of fitness level

University of Kansas students are ready for the happiest, craziest 5K of their lives. The Color Run will paint Lawrence red and blue…and yellow, orange, green and pink Saturday, Oct. 6. The excitement surrounding The Color Run attracts experienced runners and amateurs alike, and introduces more people to an active lifestyle. “It appeals to anyone, … Continue reading

Student Photographer Display

Here’s a sample of my photography. These images of mine are currently on display at the KU School of Journalism in Stauffer-Flint Hall. The photos will be on display through the fall 2012 semester. A majority of these pictures are from my photo assignments at the University Daily Kansan, the KU student newspaper. The rest … Continue reading

Health on the Hill

This semester, I will be reporting on college health. A section of my blog, Health on the Hill, will be dedicated to bringing national and local health issues to a more specific audience: college students at the University of Kansas. I will also share stories from other reporters that I find pertinent to my beat. … Continue reading

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