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Issue 1, 2017

Table of Contents

20 Champion for Change

26 The Few, The Proud

32 Honor the Father

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
LPD LOL, noodle nosh, Pluto goes postal and more

10 Hilltopics
News and notes: Stable funding tops higher-ed's state agenda; gift creates Melville professorship.

16 Sports
Josh Jackson leads men's defense of Big 12 crown; volleyball clinches first conference title.

38 Association News
Jayhawks to tee off with golf-themed Rock Chalk Ball in April

44 Class Notes
Profiles of an inspirational artist, a children's advocate, an education-conscious coach and more.

60 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

64 Rock Chalk Review
Freshmen team with faculty mentors; books on Radiohead, college, corporate slakers and more.

68 Glorious to View
Scene on campus