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Ball and Chain: Russian Culture Invasion of Ukraine

The KU Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Welcomes Esteemed Ukrainian Poet Lyuba Yakimchuk. The KU Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) presents this year's annual Palij Lecture, titled "Ball and Chain: Russian Culture Invasion of Ukraine,” by…

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The Spookiest Things to do in Lawrence this Month

The sun is a little cooler in the sky, red and orange leaves are starting to appear underfoot along the sidewalks, and the month across the top of the calendar reads “October”, which can only mean one thing: It’s that special time of year when all things witchy, eerie, and spectacularly supernatural…

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Highly documented drama on the Underground Railroad

On December 19, 1858, Jim Daniels took his life in his hands and asked an agent of the Underground Railroad for freedom for him, his wife Narcissus, and their children. The next night, John Brown, the radical abolitionist, came to their farmstead in Missouri and killed a slaveowner while liberating…

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