Archive | December 2012

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Prospective Kansas students require higher test scores


Prospective students on the bubble will need to study more on their standardized tests after the University gets the go-ahead to toughen admissions standards. According to the meeting agenda, the Kansas Board of Regents is expected to pass an amendment during its regular meeting on Dec. 19 to allow the University to raise the required […]

Non-music majors fit in with KU ensembles


The timbre of the flute cadenza at the end of Symphonic Sketches from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story warmed pre-pharmacy major Connor Bowman, when the solo notes captured his ears as the KU Symphonic Orchestra (KUSO) performed it at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo. The cadenza captured the death […]

Students control video game addictions


Final exams week is approaching, but that won’t keep college students from playing their video games, and their grades may not suffer. College students are big players in the video game field. While many studies have linked video games to negative academic performance, upperclass students have found ways to play while maintaining other responsibilities like […]