Lawrence is a city of locally-owned shops, and of residents who love celebrating the Arts and cultural traditions. In order by month, here is a list of must-see festivals and events that every local and visitor should attend while living in Lawrence. One event that should be added to your calendar each month throughout the... Continue reading Extraordinarily Lawrence
Welcome to the USA, the land of the 50 states and countless surprises. Maybe you’ve read what an Indian international student found surprising about studying in the USA. It’s a really interesting perspective on how things are different in Pittsburgh compared to Mumbai. Here are some things we’ve noticed that international students are surprised about... Continue reading What International Students Find Surprising About the USA
The championship game of the National Football League (NFL) is called the Super Bowl. The best way to define the Super Bowl is to call it an unofficial American holiday—imagine Thanksgiving on steroids.It's such a big deal because family and friends gather at houses, bars, and restaurants to watch a game that takes around 4 hours... Continue reading What is so “Super” about the Super Bowl?
KU in the AAU The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an association of 62 leading research universities in the United States—including the University of Kansas—and Canada. KU was one of the first members of the AAU, joining in 1909, just nine years after the association was established. As a member of the AAU, the University... Continue reading The Association of American Universities (Infographic)
This Wednesday, The University of Kansas will face off against Kansas State University in the Men's Basketball Sunflower Showdown. Crowds will fill Allen Fieldhouse, and the two teams will clash for not only bragging rights but also the means to prove which school has the best team in the state. But what exactly is the Sunflower Showdown, and where... Continue reading The Sunflower Showdown
You go to the University of Kansas, and basketball is a pretty big deal here. Even though you may not care too much about athletics, it is still valuable to know a couple of important things about basketball. Traditionally, KU excels at the game, and it's also America's second favorite sport. Another reason why you should... Continue reading Explaining March Madness