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Notebook: Kansas Continues to Maul Finals Week

Yeah... call this an unfair generalization if you must but old people are no good at everything.

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The Rock Chalkboard

KU volleyball experienced adversity, will use top recruiting class to advance next season - KU Sports
“There was hugging and there was crying,” said Reagan Cooper, a graduate transfer playing in her final game. “It doesn’t matter that I’ve been here a short amount of time, I’m going to miss them. So I’m glad that we had that time in the locker room to just hug it out.”

Ten stats that tell the story of KU’s 9-1 start in 2023-24 - KU Sports
With wins over Kentucky, Tennessee and UConn, Kansas has built one of the more impressive resumes to start the season. The Jayhawks can continue to add to their overall profile with Big 12 Conference play just around the corner following a few more nonconference matchups to close out December.

Eraser Dust

How the Internet Turned Against Millennial Parenting
Millennial parents say they're trying their best with their kids, but as concerns about Gen Alpha have begun to rise, they're facing increasing criticism online.

‘Simon & Garfunkel Story’ tour stops in Kalispell | Daily Inter Lake
Tickets are on sale now to see the April 10, 2024, concert-style tribute show. The immersive show tells the journey of Grammy-award-winning folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel on stage. The show starts at their humble beginnings as Tom and Jerry and chronicles their rise as one of the best-selling music groups of the 1960s to their dramatic split in 1970. “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” culminates with the famous Concert in Central Park reunion in 1981.

Draymond Green suspended indefinitely by NBA after ejection
The NBA avoided putting a set number of games on the ban in order to allow Green the necessary time needed to deal with whatever issues he may be facing, the outlet reported.

With Demand High, Wachholz Center Books Second ‘Whose Live Anyway?’ Show - Flathead Beacon
Laughlin said that after tickets for a June 4, 2024 performance of “Whose Live Anyway?” first went on sale the morning of Dec. 8, availability by the next afternoon was down to a smattering of single seats. Ticket sales were so robust that Laughlin reached back out to see if it would be possible to book another show. The answer was yes. Tickets for the second Kalispell show of “Whose Live Anyway?” go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. for a June 3, 2024 performance.

How Taylor Swift Celebrated Enchanting Birthday Without Travis Kelce
As for Taylor's birthday suit dress, she proved she's a true Sagittarius by rocking a glittering minidress with cloud, moon and star motifs reminiscent of the constellations. Basically, she looked like she was made of starlight, starlight.

Tesla Says It's Not Fraud, It's Free Speech
Tesla is under fire by California’s Department of Motor Vehicles over the company’s ads claiming its cars are completely self-driving, which they’re not. Elon Musk’s electric car company argues that its claims of being self-driving are protected under free speech, according to court documents made public by The Register Monday. At the same time, a lawsuit claims Elon Musk made potentially fraudulent claims during his acquisition of Twitter, which he hypes as a bastion of free speech.

In-N-Out Burger's opening day in Idaho ends in chaos with 8-hour lines and customers fuming after they camped overnight | The US Sun
Fans parked their cars in the drive-thru and slept in freezing weather just to avoid the onslaught that was to come the next morning, the Idaho Statesman reported.

Adam Driver's Kylo Ren Revelation Would Have Made A Better Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
Adam Driver's recent revelation about Kylo Ren's original Star Wars arc would have made the sequels so much better. Presented as the primary antagonist in the sequel trilogy, Kylo Ren ends up being redeemed from the dark side of the Force, just like his grandfather Anakin Skywalker. However, it's since been revealed that a mirrored redemption wasn't originally in the cards for Ben Solo aka Kylo Ren.

How the Internet Turned Against Millennial Parenting
Millennial parents say they're trying their best with their kids, but as concerns about Gen Alpha have begun to rise, they're facing increasing criticism online.

Brooke Schofield claims Matt Rife cheated on her with '20 women'
YouTuber Brooke Schofield claims her ex Matt Rife cheated on her with “20 women” before ultimately blocking her number in what turned out to be a brutal breakup.

Construction issues have KU considering playing 2024 home football games in Arrowhead; decision expected in about a month - KU Sports
There’s a chance the University of Kansas’ home football games next season could be played at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium, as KU leaders become concerned construction work at their campus stadium will make true home games infeasible.