Wednesday, July 24, 2019
gun rights

KU Profs Worry About Free Speech in Campus Carry Debate. Seriously?

Faculty members at the University of Kansas, or so the Daily Kansan would have us believe, are "concerned about free speech at the university." This worry is somehow heightened by the "upcoming implementation of concealed...

The Northland News Publisher Andrew Palmer Answers The Sentinel’s 20 Question

A 2007 graduate of UMKC and a former school teacher, Andrew Palmer has shown that you do not need to inherit a Hearst-size fortune today to start your own publication. Launched in June 2015, TheNorthlandNews...

Resolution Deems Pornography Public Health Crisis

Lawmakers listened to moving testimony about the dangers of pornography from law enforcement officers, doctors, and individuals damaged by its effects during a Senate hearing on March 16. Rep. Randy Powell, an Olathe Republican, spoke personally...

Leftist Organizations Stage Controversy

Leftist organizations in Wichita hosted a forum for candidates vying to replace Mike Pompeo in the U.S. Congress. The Democratic candidate and the Libertarian candidate attended, but State Treasurer Ron Estes, the Republican candidate,...

Star Headline on Trump Budget Proposal Flirts with Parody

The joke goes that if an asteroid were hurtling towards earth, the New York Times would headline its account of the same, "Poor and Minorities to Suffer Most When Asteroid Hits." The Star headline on...
school finance

SMSD Super Offers School Finance Suggestions

Shawnee Mission School District Superintendent Jim Hinson sees the recent Kansas Supreme Court decision and the end of block grant funding as an opportunity to craft a better school finance formula. He met with...

Part II: Chris Stigall Answers the Sentinel’s 20 Questions

  In Part II of this interview, former KCMO talk radio host Chris Stigall shares his regrets and ambitions. Who was your most disappointing guest? I’d need more room to list them all. What do you miss most about...

Radio Legend Chris Stigall Answers the Sentinel’s 20 Questions: Part I

KCMO morning radio host Chris Stigall broke a lot of hearts when he left Kansas City for Philadelphia in 2010. Now a fixture in Philadelphia, and a frequent fill-in guest on national talk shows,...

Senate President Wagle To Propose Spending Cuts

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle announced she will propose across-the-board spending cuts to balance this year's budget. The Senate will debate a proposal Thursday that balances the budget without any spending cuts. However, Wagle told...

KU Fans Breathe Easy, Josh Jackson Good to Go

"Hell no!" said KU basketball coach Bill Self when asked if he had seen anything that might prevent star freshman guard Josh Jackson from playing in the NCAA basketball tournament that starts this week. "Okay,...