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Issue 1, 2016

Table of Contents

20 At First Light

28 Dream Big

34 Poetry for the People

2 Lift the Chorus
Letters from our readers

5 First Word
The editor's turn

6 On the Boulevard
KU & Alumni Association events

8 Jayhawk Walk
Drac's draw, twin talents, the poop on pigeons and more

10 Hilltopics
News and notes: Director targets campus racial climate; nine-year campaign frees innocent man.

16 Sports
Triple-overtime OU classic sets up epic rematch; women's cross country logs best ever NCAA run.

38 Association News
Rock Chalk Ball embraces Oz theme; new leader touts Association history, plans for growth.

42 Class Notes
Profiles of a Hollywood writer, a civic-minded lawyer, a third-generation pastor and more

60 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

64 Rock Chalk Review
Writer Robert Day, pianist Kai Ono and filmmakers Nicholas Ward and Amber Hansen

68 KU 150
Scenes from the sesquicentennial