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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
ow do you top the100th anniversary o homecoming?Answer: you dosomething bigger. You gointernational.Tis year’s theme isJayhawks Around theWorld. It serves tocelebrate alumni, studentsand Jayhawk enthusiastsacross the globe, so wewanted the ocal pieceo this issue to be thosepeople themselves.On pages ve through12, you’ll nd interviewswith Jayhawks rom allwalks o lie and romcountries. Some wereabroad briey, some have just set oot on oreignsoil and others have leftheir home in Lawrenceor a career across thePacic Ocean. Each oneo them is proo that aJayhawk is successul anddriven, no matter whereit lands.We extend a warm“welcome home” toalumni joining us orthe celebration. Each o their experiences hascontributed a piece to theramework o rich history o the University, justas we are each buildingupon it right now. We value their stories: welaugh at, learn rom andgrow with them. In the“Jayhawks Ten andNow” section, we broughtthese past and presentstories together, and wediscovered that althoughdecades pass, there arestill threads that connectJayhawks through time.What this issue and thishomecoming celebrationcome down to isadventure. For a couplethousand reshman,this rst homecomingmarks the beginning o a journey that is lled withthe promise o adventure.Tis is a time or seniorsto reect on theiradventure so ar as they decide how it will unoldafer graduation. And it’sthe stories o alumni thatinspire us to never stopadventuring.No matter where youradventure takes you,whether it be to Dubai,Hong Kong or Paris, onceyou become a Jayhawk,you have a home or lie.
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(through Oct. 3)Alumni Center10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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