KU Athletics http://kcur.org en Students Lose Seats At Allen Fieldhouse After Vote To Cut Athletics Fee http://kcur.org/post/students-lose-seats-allen-fieldhouse-after-vote-cut-athletics-fee <p></p><p></p><p>Earlier this month the University of Kansas athletics department announced that Section U, a 120-seat area of Allen Fieldhouse previously reserved for students, would be reallocated to donor seating. The decision was a direct response to an attempt by the Student Senate to cut the mandatory athletics fee charged to all KU students.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Scott Ross 57928 at http://kcur.org Students Lose Seats At Allen Fieldhouse After Vote To Cut Athletics Fee The Changing Face Of College Dorms http://kcur.org/post/changing-face-college-dorms <p>Colleges and universities serve several purposes: they are places to get credentials necessary for a career; they are &nbsp;places to learn; they are homes. At a crucial time in their lives young adults live together, make memories, get in trouble and grow up.</p><p>On Wednesday's Central Standard, host Brian Ellison delves into campus housing &nbsp;and how it's progressed over the last few decades, as s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">tudents arrive with higher expectations and schools are trying to meet them. </span></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:04:30 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 50521 at http://kcur.org Title IX's Impact Far And Wide But Complete Equality Is Still Elusive http://kcur.org/post/title-ixs-impact-far-and-wide-complete-equality-still-elusive <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the early summer of 1972 President Nixon signed into law a piece of legislation that changed the way America plays sports. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 23:11:59 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld, Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 40654 at http://kcur.org Title IX's Impact Far And Wide But Complete Equality Is Still Elusive Kansas Athletics Director Lew Perkins Resigns Abruptly http://kcur.org/post/kansas-athletics-director-lew-perkins-resigns-abruptly <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d2a555a7f5f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d2a555a7f5f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d2a555a7f5f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-922594.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Lawrence, KS – The athletics director position at the University of Kansas went through sweeping changes. Lew Perkins is no longer in charge, an interim A.D. is in place and a plan for a successor is underway</p> Wed, 08 Sep 2010 14:40:14 +0000 Greg Echlin 7042 at http://kcur.org KU Uncovers Million-Dollar Ticket Heist http://kcur.org/post/ku-uncovers-million-dollar-ticket-heist <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d2a555a630a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d2a555a630a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d2a555a630a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-904352.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – An independent investigation into the University of Kansas Athletic Department says at least a million dollars worth of tickets were sold inappropriately over the past five years.<br /></p> Thu, 27 May 2010 08:08:26 +0000 Steve Bell 6661 at http://kcur.org