Happy St. Patrick’s Day


Green beer isn’t the only way to celebrate the holiday. 

Ms. What’s-Her-Name?


Ad Astra’s Sara Sneath spoke with two experts on how to remember those pesky names, and why it’s important in the first place.

Finding a home in college


Co-ops give students alternative living options.

Ad Astra talks with Dr. Shawn Alexander


Assistant Prof of African and African American Studies and the interim director of the Langston Hughes Centerat KU talks about the importance of Black History Month in today’s  modern society. 

Society’s reaction to natural disasters


Rebecca Solnit’s book “Civil Society, the Phoenix in the Ruins: Disaster, Carnival, Revolution, and Public Joy” Wed., Feb. 29, 2012, 7:30pm – 9:00pm  in The Commons, Spooner Hall.

KU’s annual reading of the “Vagina Monologues”


Tickets benefited the GaDuGi Safecenter, the Willow Domestic Violence Center and the V-Day fund for women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Emotions run high for KU-MU game

Allen Fieldhouse

Tension is in the air as students camp out for what could be the University of Missouri’s last trip to Allen Fieldhouse. We spoke with campers as well as Chad Allen, great-grandson of the legendary Phog Allen.

The ‘real’ Border War

John Brown

While ‘Kansas vs. Missouri’ is just a sports rivalry for many people, the feud goes back to before the Civil War. Dr. Diane Mutti-Burke and Dr.  Tony R. Mullis tell us more.

KU music student wins national acclaim

Jason Charney performs "Compass" at an Apple Store in Chicago, Illinois.

Jason Charney, a music composition student at the University of Kansas, recently won the Allen Strange Award from the Society of Electro-acoustic Music in the United States  for his avant-garde work, “Compass.”

Love songs not just for V-Day

Say Anything Serenade

You might have been searching for the perfect song for V-Day, but love songs (and breakup songs) aren’t just for special occasions.