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Transitions in education for students with disabilities

By Tara Bryant and Cody Kuiper In the years leading up to their graduation, most high school students will go down a basic checklist of things they want to see in their prospective universities. This list may include things like class size, campus aesthetics or maybe the night-life the town has to offer. But for … 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

Haskell Indian Nations University fights diabetes in Native American population

Fred Gipp pounded his feet on the bricks until his feet hurt. His performance outside the Kansas Union on Thursday attracted the attention of students and passersby. Gipp danced to promote a powwow he will perform in next year. He said he dances to stay in shape. And it’s important that Gipp stays in shape. … Continue reading

New York City soda ban could affect Lawrence

The New York City soda ban is the first of its kind. No other city in the U.S. has tried to battle obesity by controlling citizens’ portion sizes. If the trend of New York health policies continues, within a few years the soda ban could be in effect in Lawrence. TRANSCRIPT: (Sound of person filling … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Kansas City Color Run, July 1

This summer I ran The Color Run in Kansas City, and the only thing I thought about during the race was how much I would have rather taken pictures. It was a good workout, but I belong on the other side of the action. Saturday I will get my chance when The Color Run comes … 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

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