Category: Student Life

Finding a new ‘team’

In the months leading up to orientation for KU Law, I often felt nervous about the difficulties I knew I would face in my 1L year. Among these were being cold called in class, not understanding the material… Read More

From active duty to KU Law

Army veterans graduate from West Point together, end up at same law school 35 years later Eric McMillin and John Schoen were both commissioned by the United States Military Academy — also known as West Point — as… Read More

Alisha’s declassified law school survival guide

A few weeks ago, I was studying with a friend and we started discussing the essential items that make our law-school lives (somewhat) easier. She said she wished she had known what to buy before 1L year started,… Read More

Green Hall gleams after spring cleaning

Green Hall is looking sharp after a spring cleaning that restored the exterior to its original 1978 luster. Perched on rigging and lifts, crews from Mid-Continental Restoration out of Fort Scott replaced old caulking around joints and windows,… Read More

Found in translation

Bulgarian immigrant learns language of law at KU Maya Tsvetkova got by with a little help from “Friends.” When the 2018 KU Law graduate immigrated to the United States from her native Bulgaria as a teenager, she spoke… Read More

Falling into place

Unexpected 6th Semester in D.C. experience perfectly caps student’s law school journey I never meant to spend my last semester of law school living and working in Washington, D.C. — seeing Abe Lincoln whenever I wanted to and… Read More

Health is wealth

Humans are complex beings. The evolutionary marvel that is the human brain is both our species’ greatest strength and weakness. It allows us, as lawyers and future lawyers, to understand, communicate and untangle intricate legal issues. On the… Read More

KU Law superheroes

Student appreciates ‘feats of strength and determination’ by classmates, faculty Mega-blockbuster superhero flicks are taking the world by storm. “Black Panther” recently surpassed a cool billion dollars at the box office (Wakanda Forever!), and “Avengers: Infinity War” is… Read More

6 things I’ve learned in 6 months of law school​

I recently realized that I have been at KU Law for six months. It may not seem like a long time, but I’ve done a lot in this time. I moved to Lawrence, made new friends and finished… Read More

What TV doesn’t tell you about law school

First-year KU Law student Terra Brockman, front row sixth from left, was a member of the winning team in the 2017 Bluebook Relays. The annual competition is just one of the ways students bond with their small-section classmates… Read More