Looking back: The campus was locked down on reports of a woman wielding a “long gun” last year on Sept. 4. For five hours, students and faculty were forced to remain hunkered down in their rooms and offices while the Overland Park SWAT team worked with campus police to scour the campus and dispatch the supposed threat.
With a year passing since the campus was on lockdown due to a potential shooter on campus, we revisit the college's A.L.I.C.E procedure in the event of an armed and/or violent person on campus.
Cavalier Sports Report Host Shawn Simpson sits down with softball third baseman Hailey Cope and talks about the team's success last spring, her transition into a leader for the team and what lies ahead for the team.
Sports Report Host Shawn Simpson sits down with softball coach Aubree Brattin and talks about the team's success last spring and what the future looks like for the team.
The art department here at the college is home to a large group of talented individuals, and student Megan Strohl is no exception to the rule. Strohl has been a student at the college for two years and has multiple accolades to her credit. Strohl’s art has been published in a magazine, and she has earned scholarships for her work.
Matt Phillips, a student at the college, will embark on a trip to Budapest, Hungary to take part in an international cooking competition. He will be leaving on Sept. 6, and the event will take place on Sept. 11. Phillips will be the first student in the history of the college to participate in this competition.
The Campus Ledger sports briefs for volleyball, men's soccer and women's soccer.
Student Senate president John Rives encourages involvement and leadership among student body. “This year we are looking to do more activities … It could be something as simple as getting the Frisbee or the football out in fountain square,” said Rives. “We’re looking [to] make sure the experience for the students is the best it can be.”
Mingled within the population of very recently graduated high school seniors and those returning for their second year of college is a less common type of student: the non-traditional student. This ambiguous term generally refers to students who are older and attending college on a part-time basis. I am a non-traditional student.
It’s no secret that lack of sleep influences students. Not only does sleep directly affect performance in the classroom, it can also impact students in other areas such as diet and hygiene.The general consensus among students interviewed is that they average seven to eight hours of sleep per night, which is slightly below the National Sleep Foundation’s recommended total for
A Johnson County Court judge sentenced 39-year-old Saysavat Noy Bounyadeth of Lenexa to 34 months in prison, stemming from an invasion of privacy charge last April. Bounyadeth was found photographing unsuspecting women on a second-floor OCB bathroom at the college on April 27. A woman had noticed Bounyadeth filming her in the bathroom, and chased him down until
The college’s volleyball squad began the season with a showcase of dominance on offense and defense. The Cavs went 4-0 on the weekend in the JCCC Tournament and swept all their matches 3-0, not losing a set all weekend. Head Coach Jennifer Ei was not surprised by the team’s success, having seen what this team is capable of during the
Professor Sam Davis has only been teaching ceramics at the college for two years, but students now have an opportunity to get to know Davis outside of the classroom and learn a little bit about his work and the different stories behind it. Davis currently has his work displayed at the Plenum Space gallery in the East Crossroads District in