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On Wednesday, the Kansas Boardo Regents approved tuitionincreases or six universities. Forthe University, this means incom-ing reshmen will see a 4.4 percentchange, making the cost per semes-ter more than $4,600.However, according to a KansasCity Star article, 65 percent o re-turning undergraduates will not seethe eect o the increases becausethey are locked in with a our-yeartuition rate.At KU Medical Center, tuitionwill hit almost $4,200, a 7.3 percentincrease. Te acility will also lose$8.3 million over two years.Te state legislature cut $66 mil-lion rom higher education this yearwhen states surrounding Kansasincreased unding.“Tere isn’t any question that thetuition increases are higher as aresult o the cuts made by the legis-lature,” said Regents board memberFred Logan.Student Body President Marcusetwiler, a senior rom Paola, saidhe recognizes that it’s a legislativeissue that is out o the Regents’hands.“Kansas higher ed does not existin a vacuum, while our neighborssupport education, we slash und-ing and orce tuition increases,” hewrote in an email statement. “I amaraid our legislature is promptinga ‘brain drain’ and we will lose acompetitive edge economically inthe uture.”Te increases put universities in adicult situation, said Eric Hurtt,Student Senate’s government rela-tions director.“I realize University governancedidn’t want to do that,” he said. “It’sgoing to make it more dicult oramilies that don’t come rom anabundance o money.”According to the Star’s article, stu-dents at the University and KansasState University are pulling morethan their air share o fnancialweight compared to the state. Forthe past two years, more than hal o the cost o educating an in-stateKU student was paid or by tuition.
— Edited by Dylan Lysen
Tuition to increase across state schools
Student-run stationwins Lawrence award
The unique, divese pogamming oKJHK 90.7 FM has helped it ean “Bestradio Station” in the 2013 Best oLawence awads.The awads, oganize by the Lawence Jounal-Wold and Lawence.com, aemoe than 130 specifc categoies splitinto fve boade goups: community,ood, going out, etail and sevices.Winnes wee teated to a eceptiondowntown on June 13 and a specialedition o the Jounal-Wold listed ullesults. They can also be ound onlineon Lawence.com.Since it’s inception in 1975, thestation has pomoted new independentmusic as well as povided news andspots coveage o the Univesity andthe Lawence aea. The nealy 180student voluntees boadcast mateialevey day o the academic yea.Fo Lucas Home, a law student andKJHK manage, the awad is tangibleevidence o the station’s success.“Be it music, news o spots, wealways ty to put ou own unique KJHKpesonality into things,” he said in a June 17 pess elease. “This awadis an afmation o all the had woko last yea’s goup, and uel o nextyea’s goup to continue the KJHKtadition.”
— Emma LeGualt