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All they got

Split Lip Rayfield leave nothing on stage in final leg of farewell tour

Nearly a decade ago, a new band began to pick, pluck, and wail on a Wichita porch. Their goal was simple: to score free beer.

All in a day's work

From responding to disasters to teaching CPR, Jackson Sellers finds meaning in volunteering

The KU student in political science chooses to give his life meaning through giving his time for the needs of others, particularly through the American Red Cross, where he's volunteered for the last 15 years.


Ivery Goldstein Goes Pro at The Fix

Style Scout: Claire Hagen and Andy Gassaway

Claire Hagen and Andy Gassaway

Good ol' days again

Remember the gool ol' days, when the highlight of your week was finger painting or making papier-mâche masks?

Wild, blue eyes, wide-open and defiant: A review of the Split Lip Rayfield Tour

Let's say you're Kirk Rundstrom. You've been through a very public battle with cancer, and as far as the doctors know, cancer's kicked your ass. But that discounts the fact that you're Kirk Rundstrom.

Stream of conscience

Activists have the Kansas River at the top of the mind

"Cat Daddy is one interesting character!" Or at least according to Alphilde Rees and Jason Dick, volunteers for the Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance and Kansas Stream Link. The couple has been spending their free time volunteering for the organizations since the beginning of summer.

Re-Do: Laura DeVito goes straight at Static

Model Laura DeVito and Colorist/stylist/esthetician Roxanne Klaus, Static Salon

Youth Volunteer Council maintains birthday tradition

Emily Lamb is in the business of birthday parties. Her latest celebration, which was held on July 6, had all the makings of any normal birthday party: cake, ice cream, streamers, presents, music, games, and friends - but it was anything but ordinary. Since the age of 11, Emily has been throwing birthday parties for the homeless at Lawrence Community Shelter.

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