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Issue 2, 1998

Table of Contents

20 Aviary Query

24 No Free Ride

30 Illusion of Space

3 First Word
The editor's turn

4 Lift the Chorus
Letters from readers

6 On the Boulevard
Schedules of KU events

8 Jayhawk Walk
"Fall" break, a hot KANU scoop and more

10 Hilltopics
News and notes, including state budgets, pricey journals and more

14 Oread Reader
Mark Luce examines a gutsy, gritty new memoir

15 Oread Writer
As king for a day, Roger Martin looks at aging

16 Sports
A century celebrated, Will returns and Billy Thomas talks the talk

34 Association News
Rock Chalk Ball, 'Hawk Talk mentors and more

37 Association Calendar
The latest on Alumni Center, chapter and KHP events

38 Class Notes
Profiles of newsman Bill Kurtis and the Nichols' trial media coordinator

52 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

54 Schoolwork
News from academe

60 Hail to Old KU
Mrs. Harp remembers Mrs. Allen