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Issue 2, 2004

Table of Contents

18 Stage Presence

22 Hard Bargain

26 Laugh Track

2 Lift the Chorus
Letters from readers

4 On the Boulevard
KU & Alumni Association events

7 First Word
The editor’s turn

8 Jayhawk Walk
Atkins demystified, Phoebe’s hubby,
a major match and more

10 Hilltopics
News and notes: Goodbye to Clarke Wescoe,
KU’s “singing chancellor”

14 Sports
Basketball: Men ready for March Madness;
Marian Washington steps down

30 Association News
Rock Chalk Ball: The party pics are in

33 Class Notes
Profiles of a NASCAR entrepreneur, a
barbecuer in Britain and more

48 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

52 Rock Chalk Review
KU’s jazz treasure, “CSA” makes good,
the spirit of Alferd Packer and more

56 Oread Encore
A burst of beauty for Wescoe Hall