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Issue 5, 2008

Table of Contents

24 Ice Sages

30 Citizen Boog

36 Perfect Form

2 Lift the Chorus
Letters from readers

7 First Word
The editor's turn

8 On the Boulevard
KU & Alumni Association events

10 Jayhawk Walk
KANU’s “Little Red Radio,” a birthday with Baby Jay, a movie menace and more

12 Hilltopics
News and notes: New leader for minority retention program, text-message a librarian

18 Sports
Tough-guy linebackers among the country’s best, soccer’s fabulous freshmen and more

40 Association News
The 2008 Ellworth Medallion honorees

46 Class Notes
Profiles of a fire chief, sailing captain, global peacemaker and cityscape photographer

66 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

68 Rock Chalk Review
Ancient textiles techniques, global-warming comedy, moonshine lore and more

72 Oread Encore
Anniversary cheers for KUMC’s corner pub