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Issue 5, 1997

Table of Contents

20 New Course of Study

22 The Only Serious Thing

26 Right Here in River City

28 Sunny Side of the Street

3 First Word
The editor's turn

4 Lift the Chorus
Letters from readers

8 On the Boulevard
Schedules of KU events

10 Jayhawk Walk
Yank a tiger's tail, fake rocks and more

12 Hilltopics
News and notes, including Budig Hall, a gritty translation of the Iliad and more

16 Oread Reader
Mark Luce relaxes with a kinder, gentler book

19 Oread Writer
Laura Wexler waxes on English 101, the class you love to hate

18 Sports
Terry Allen looks to his defense for big plays

32 Association News
Ellsworth award winners and two sharp students

36 Association Calendar
The latest on Learned Club, chapter and KHP events

39 Class Notes
Profiles of a bandleader, a burger meister and more

52 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

54 Schoolwork
News from academe

60 Hail to Old KU