Lecturer Urmi Basu speaks about human trafficking

by Cody Kuiper

“Urmi Basu, the founder of New Light, a community development project in India that provides education and shelter to girls and women at high risk of trafficking, gave a lecture on the issue Wednesday night at the Kansas Union as part of the Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series.”


Storm chasers turn weather interests into risky hobby

by Paige Stingley

“When most people hear the word ‘tornado,’ their first reaction is to duck and cover. But for Michael Riedl, it means going outside and watching the action in person.”

Bill to expand Kansas autism insurance

by Kate Miller

“Gov. Sam Brownback signed new legislation on Monday that will expand autism treatment insurance coverage for about 750 children over the next two to three years. The bill has become law in the last full week of National Autism Awareness Month.”

West Campus cafe to close grill inside

by Miranda Davis

Students from the KU School of Pharmacy are working this week to fight the closing of the grill inside Mortar and Pestle cafe, located inside the school of pharmacy on West Campus. The cafe would stay open, but the grill is the only hot dining option on West Campus and would potentially be replaced by a KU Dining drop-off service.”