10/5/23 Show 4 Fall 2023 Season

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Catch up with co-Anchors Claire Decatur and Jaxson Reed for KUJH’s fourth show of the Fall 2023 season. Learn about KU’s Faculty Union and its latest move for authorization with the Kansas Department of Labor, how the KU Transit office is affected by changing funds and an influx in student ridership, the Back Row Breakfast Crew at Eudora High School, a Paralympic athlete turned running coach in Topeka, and more.


A new transit station in Lawrence, located off Bob Billings, is implemented to help streamline public transportation around the city. Austin Stiffler a student transportation coordinator, notes the collaboration between KU and the City of Lawrence on the project.

Paralympic athlete Dustin Gunter coaches high school runners at Royal Valley High School in Hoyt, Kansas through means of motivation and positive spirit. KUJH’s Dylan VanderVeen takes us track-side for more.

Eudora High School’s “Back Row Breakfast Crew” is small but mighty, the group gathers before school most Wednesday mornings to share their first meal of the day with each other, and sometimes teachers too. KUJH’s Jack Denebeim takes us to the high school parking lot for a quick bite.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), sent out its national alert on Oct. 4 two minutes early, at 1:18 p.m. During the alert, our reporters headed out to get reactions from students on campus.

Claire Decatur reports on how the KU Transit Office is dealing with funds allocated by the Student Senate to bus routes on campus. Bus routes also face the problem of increased ridership as KU welcomes its largest freshman class in years.

KUJH’s Blake Ullmann sits down with KU professor Lisa-Marie Wright to talk about the University’s developing faculty union. The United Academics of KU recently filed authorization cards with the Kansas Department of Labor.

The Lawrence Arts Center hosts its new Tuesday Concert Series, led by Lawrence native and musician Larry Carter. Aidan Pezold takes us downtown to learn more about the local artists involved.

The Kansas Memorial Union adds Wendy’s as a new dining option on campus. The new add-on will neighbor the Union’s pre-existing eating spots, Chick-fil-A and The Market. Abbey Lord takes us to the Union to hear some student reactions.


Catch up with Dylan VanderVeen on KU sports with a live shot outside of Allen Fieldhouse from Brock Niemeier in anticipation of Late Night in the Phog on Oct. 6.


Weather segment from Oct. 5, hosted by Ashton Rizzo.