*...based on actual news
Wherein we peruse the news that was news last week.
The political revolution will not be televised (it'll be blogged)
Describe the impact of new media on the 2006 midterm elections in one word? Easy: macaca.
The brothers Hangauer toast their indie rock combo, Fourth of July
You can't swing a cat in downtown Lawrence without hitting a Hangauer. Of the five (at last count) Hangauer siblings, four are active contributors to at least six local bands.
At first glance, this year's Oscar race is open and shut. The front runners have all received numerous awards already from all kinds of guilds and film critic's societies. But at least the biggest one of the night is completely up for grabs this year. But let's start with the shoo-ins:
Lawrence artist's surrealist connections
Perhaps it's the primordial nature of someone born with a twin, but local artist Hong Zhang works with connections.
Proper care of KU's cultural artifacts collection proves easier said than done
After four-and-a-half years of resting in a comatose state in Spooner Hall, KU's neglected 10,000-piece collection of cultural artifacts appears to be headed somewhere.
Even though the basic premise has stayed the same throughout the four Warioware titles, the method of control has varied drastically. With Smooth Moves, the developers obviously had a great time designing minigames that utilize the Wii remote.