Category: Student Life

Fifth-generation Jayhawk proud to pass on family tradition of education

Over winter break, as I baked my grandmother’s recipe for Peanut Blossoms and counted down the days to Christmas on the Advent calendar, I thought a lot about tradition. Tradition is often the reason that we continue our …

Lawrence: a little big town

I get asked a lot about living in Lawrence. To me, Lawrence is a little big town. It’s small enough to have similarities to my hometown of Hays, Kan. You can get just about anywhere in 15 minutes …

Student group navigates ‘how to be Christian in law school’

The Christian Legal Society is a small group of students aligned with the national organization whose purpose is to “seek justice with the love of God.” Every week over the lunch hour, students meet at the Burge Union …

International Law Society wine tasting fundraiser to benefit underprivileged children

Last year, more than 150 KU Law students, faculty and alumni, including local lawyers and judges, attended the International Law Society’s annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser. Guests were greeted with wine glasses and encouraged to mix and mingle over …

Remember the Otters

When I was 10, my paternal grandparents subscribed to HBO. “Clash of the Titans,” followed by “The Beastmaster,”followed by another showing of “The Beastmaster” made for quite a day … day after day. But HBO didn’t cater only …

Bluebook relays

As a 1L, I have become very familiar with the Bluebook. The Bluebook is a law school student’s best and worst friend. It’s quick to help you out when you have a citation question, but it will also …

Tips on winterizing your car to avoid those holiday travel mishaps

Thanksgiving break is coming up and I know that many of you will be driving home to enjoy the festivities. By this time of year, many areas are already covered in snow or will be soon enough. Now …

Thankful for the journey

The beautiful changing leaves around campus are the best reminder to me that much of the fall semester has come and gone. Finals are quickly approaching and it seems that my classmates and I can finally see the …

Second year at Jimmy Green Hall

As I reach the midpoint of the semester, I have found the second year of law school to be busy yet enjoyable. Now that I feel like the pace of the semester is beginning to slow, I have …

An introduction to OUTLaws & Allies

OUTLaws & Allies is the LGBT club here at KU Law. We want to give lesbian, gay, bi, and transgendered law students, as well as our straight allies, a safe place to learn the law, meet others with …