Wichita Park & Recreation officials announced a change in the name of the department’s mascot on Monday. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has more…
The mascot was introduced as Buddy the Bison in late April, but officials were later notified that Buddy the Bison has an existing trademark. Troy Houtman, the Director of Park & Recreation, said the bison's name was changed to Barry to avoid trademark infringement.
A task force at the University of Kansas is recommending changes in how the school handles sexual assaults and rape on campus.
The suggested changes include requiring all freshmen, including fraternity members, to live in residence halls.
Other suggestions include: creating an on-campus center for sexual assault prevention and education and clarifying that the university can discipline students for sexual violence that occurs off campus if the victim is also a student.
The task force report was released Friday and includes 27 recommendations.