A KU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL player’s time on the court decreased after she filed a report that her car had been vandalized by Josh Jackson, a KU men’s basketball player, according to the Kansas City Star on Feb. 24. Jackson was charged with a property-damage misdemeanor related to the alleged vandalism, but did not miss any games as a result of the charge. KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self said Jackson was disciplined in-house, but did not elaborate on what the discipline consisted of.
SEN. BERNIE SANDERS, D-Vermont, spoke at Topeka High School on Saturday “to call for a spirited, targeted revolution in politics capable of healing wounds suffered by the Democratic Party,” according to the Topeka Capital-Journal. More than 3,000 people went to listen to Sanders speak on how to “transform energy from post-election marches into a ‘political revolution.'”
A “WARMER THAN NORMAL WINTER” has some Kansas farmers worried about their crops, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. Chip Redmond, who manages the Kansas mesonet, said above-average February temperatures create two problems: plants are beginning to bud earlier and the low snow and rain means not enough moisture to feed the early-budding plants.