Yael T. Abouhalkah

Editorials

A new Kansas City arts festival is an idea worth pursuing

Earlier this week, Mayor Sly James announced an idea to create the Kansas City Arts Festival. Now it needs to be fleshed out, to see whether the public and private sector will support an event that could attract “regional and national attention to local talent and resources,” as the mayor said this week.

Yael T. Abouhalkah

Colin Kaepernick’s three big national anthem victories

National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not stand during the National Anthem has sparked plenty of informative and emotionally charged writing about patriotism and the anthem. It also has spurred positive contributions for social issues. This has been a teachable last few weeks for Americans — all without costing any lives.

Videos

Watch KU's Landen Lucas deliver Senior Night speech

KU senior Landen Lucas says farewell after the Jayhawks' 73-63 Senior Night victory over Oklahoma on Feb. 27, 2017, at Allen Fieldhouse.
Rich Sugg The Kansas City Star
Watch KU's Landen Lucas deliver Senior Night speech 4:48

Watch KU's Landen Lucas deliver Senior Night speech

Analysis: Kansas 73, Oklahoma 63 11:16

Analysis: Kansas 73, Oklahoma 63

Bill Self: Players thinking they can 'flip a switch' is a bad trait 0:50

Bill Self: Players thinking they can 'flip a switch' is a bad trait

Watch KU senior Tyler Self's full Senior Night speech 4:02

Watch KU senior Tyler Self's full Senior Night speech