Wed-Sat BBQ

Matthew Petillo, Copy

October 7, 2020

Wed-Sat BBQ is a (obviously) BBQ joint that opened in early September. The owner, according to an article in the Lawrence Journal-World, used to be on a successful competition team in Kansas City. I don’t know what exactly he ...

Sunflower Outdoor and Bike, Expanded

Edie Patterson, Copy

October 7, 2020

Sunflower Outdoor and Bike Shop has been a thriving business in downtown Lawrence for almost 50 years. Recently, the bike shop decided to expand and open its own cafe in the back half of the Sunflower space: The Sunflower Cafe, whic...

Wrecking Ball: Golf

Lyle Griggs, Copy

October 7, 2020

Six centuries ago, the Scots, wondering what to do with their surplus of grass, time, and space invented golf, which goes well with sheep and constant rain. Unfortunately, the sport somehow caught the attention of other island-d...

“Raiders of the Lost Ark”

Catharine Richards

May 4, 2020

I have always been pleased with Dr.’s selection of movie night movies, and this year was no exception, especially since it included one of the best movies ever: “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”  Now, I have watched this movie frequently fo...

“All American” Season 2

Diego Klish

May 4, 2020

A new Netflix show was released recently that follows teenager Spencer James, who transfers to the swanky Beverly Hills High School from a tough inner-city environment. This huge change from drugs and gang violence to multi-mill...

Wrecking Ball: Oil

Lyle Griggs

May 4, 2020

Not too long ago, certain crude oil prices fell below negative 35 dollars a barrel. And no, that’s not a typo. Price disputes and collapsing demand stretched the limits of our oil storage capacity and made the once-precious comm...

“Star Trek: Picard”

Matthew Petillo

May 4, 2020

From what I have heard, “Star Trek: Picard” is a throwback for old fans of the series, inviting back old-timers such as Patrick Stewart and providing a throwback to the old days of Star Trek. I am not an old fan; I have nev...

“Rick and Morty” Season 4

Jonah Kim

February 20, 2020

After an extremely long wait for “Rick and Morty” fans, episodes of Season 4 of the ever-popular Adult Swim show began to air in November. So far, producers have only released five episodes and have come to a sudden halt,...

“Circles”

Evan McHenry

February 20, 2020

The tragic and sudden death of Mac Miller rocked the music world in 2018; the rapper/producer was beloved for his pop-influenced rap and R&B songs. His 2018 album, “Swimming,” topped out at number 3 on the US Billboard...

Wrecking Ball Hobby Lobby

Lyle Griggs

February 20, 2020

For $10.99, you can go down to your local Hobby Lobby and buy a decorative pillow with the word “gather” machine-embroidered on the front in loopy cursive to indicate to house guests that they are to gather near the pillow. ...

“JoJo Rabbit”

Diego Klish

February 20, 2020

       “Jojo Rabbit” is a relatively low-budget film that was released in late December of 2019. The movie is set towards the end of World War II in Germany as the German forces retreat, the allies gain ground and the ...

Wrecking Ball: “Spies in disguise”

Cameren Green and Colin Farha

January 27, 2020

The musical “Cats” was a beautiful showing of humans in cat disguises (much like the disguises in “Spies in Disguise”) dancing and singing composed by the almighty Andrew Lloyd Webber. The play in fact was so good that T...

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