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SUA Grocery Bingo
: Hashinger Hall, Theater
7 to 8 p.m.
Play bingo and other gamesor a chance to win ood. Bring a KUID.
Film Screening: “William S.Burroughs: A Man Within”
Wescoe Hall, Room 3139
7 to 9 p.m.
Catch this 2010 documentaryabout the late, amed author andLawrence resident and then stickaround or a Q&A session with directorYony Leyser.
Visual Art Scholarship Show &Open Studios
Art and Design Building
2 to 4 p.m.
: Check out student artworkwith the Scholarship Exhibition onthe third and orth foors and openstudios throughout the building.
Granada Theater, 1020 Mas-sachusetts St.
Tickets are $15 to $20 or thislive country music show.
UC Forum: “Homelessness inLawrence”
: Ecumenical Campus Minis-tries
: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
: Presenter Brad Cook will dis-cuss “the history o homeless servicesin Lawrence, causes o homelessness,barriers to getting out o homeless-ness and changes due to the movingo the shelter out o downtown.”
: Bottleneck, 737 New Hamp-shire St.
Catch electronica act CosbySweater at this all-ages show.
“Desert o Forbidden Art”
Spencer Museum o Artauditorium
This documentary tells thestory o a treasure trove o bannedSoviet art worth millions o dol-lars stashed in a ar-o desert inUzbekistan. Admittance is ree to thisscreening.
2013 Dole Lecture: IKE’s Legacy
: Dole Institute o Politics
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Brigadier General Carl Reddel,executive director o the EisenhowerMemorial Commission, will discussthe 34th president’s continuinglegacy.
Basketball tournament aids health initiative
he University recently took part in RecycleMania, a nation-wide competition where schoolscollect data on the amounts they recycle. RecycleMania ranksschools in eight categories: bottlesand cans, corrugated cardboard,ood service organics, paper, goril-la, per capita classic and wasteminimization.In the University’s irst yearo competition, it has room orimprovement.In a ew categories the University did well. he University won theargeted Materials category andtook second place in the gorillaprize category or Kansas.he Gorilla Prize takes thetotal amount o materials recy-cled compared to other partici-pating schools in the state. heUniversity had 17,490 poundsand Kansas State University had228,777 pounds.In the category o the GrandChampion, which takes the totalnumber o recycled materialsdivided by the total amount o trash, KU was at 17 percent, whileK-State was at 26 percent.In the category o ood waste,the University took 57th placeout o 156 competitors with 4,698pounds. he University was irstin the Big 12. In the category o bottles and cans, however, theUniversity did not do very well.“his was our irst year par-ticipating, and we can always goupwards,” Center or Sustainability sta member Manny Abarta said.“Recycling here is very low — at17 percent and the national is 34percent. I made a promise to thestudent government to improvethat.”Currently the recycling bin totrash can ratio is low, with onerecycling bin or every ive trashcans.“It is important not to be dis-couraged,” Abarta said. “We knew that we wouldn’t do well and thatgives us more tools when we areocusing on new programs.”his summer, there are plansor a waste audit to come look through the University’s trash tosee what can be recycled that stu-dents are throwing away.“We have a great opportunity here,” Abarta said. “I wanted toget us going and know where westand. his is the irst step.”Abarta is currently working ona project to see how recycling isdone at the University.“We need student participa-tion,” Abarta said. “We don’t haveenough people engaged who know how to make a dierence and wantto. Once recycling becomes un,it will be natural or students.We need to develop habits andtrends.”
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University receives feedback from recycling competition
First place among Kansas schools in the targetedmaterials category, which is calculated to recognizeschools recycling the largest amount o the targetedmaterial on a per capita basis.Second place among Kansas schools with 17,490pounds in the Gorilla Prize category, which recognizesschools that recycle the highest gross tonnage o com-bined paper, cardboard and bottle and cans, regard-less o campus population. Kansas State had 228,777pounds.First place among Big 12 schools in the ood waste cat-egory, which tracks ood waste and any organic materialshandled alongside it.
More than 100 people playedbasketball or a good cause on Sat-urday.Jayhawk Health Initiative, a pre-health program or students, puton the tournament where teamso three competed to win a $300grand prize.Shawnee Wallace, a reshmanrom El Dorado, is the vice presi-dent o Jayhawk Health Initiative,and said that the turnout is justwhat the program needed to raiseunds or thegroup’s upcom-ing summer tripto Panama.“We raisedenough unds tomake a signi-cant dierenceor our trip,”Wallace said.Te more than$1,000 that wasraised throughthe tournament and a silent auc-tion will be put towards suppliesand personnel that will be going toPanama.“We’ll be in Panama or a week.Pre-health students will be joiningup with a medical brigade wherewe will have doctors providehealth care or those in need,” Wal-lace said. “Te money we raisedthrough the tournament will gotowards medicine, hiring doctors,and other supplies.”Wallace says the group is hopingto raise as much money as they canbeore the trip to Panama becausethe more money they raise, themore help they can provide.Te silent auction eatured asigned basketball rom the men’steam and a signed ootball romthe ootball team. Te lucky buyerpaid $170 or the basketball.“It was great to see all o our volunteers who put in hard work get a huge payo rom the event,”Wallace said. “Tis is really goingto help us.”Te winning team, the Flintropics, came out on top over the29 other competing teams to winthe $300 grand prize.Wallace said the success o theevent will guarantee that Jayhawk Health Ini-tiative willbe able totake uturetrips to othercountries toprovide reemedical careto those whoneed it.Te stu-dents goingto Panamawill be teaming up with doctors toprovide medical and dental checks,medication, and education. Stu-dents will teach patients aboutcorrectly brushing their teeth andobtaining clean water.Although the highlight o thetournament was supposed to be anappearance by some o the men’sbasketball players, Wallace saidthey had conficting schedules.“It was still un to see competi-tive basketball while raising money or our trip at the same time,” Wal-lace said.
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“The money we raisedthrough the tournament willgo towards medicine, hiringdoctors and othersupplies.”
SHAWNEE WALLACEVice president o Jayhawk Health Initiative
Ben Liu, a sophomore rom Overland Park, laughs during the Hoops or Health event Saturday morning at the Ambler StudentRecreational Center. Hoops or Health was a three-on-three basketball undraising event to purchase medications and hirePanamanian doctors or a medical mission to Panama later this May.