Rock %$&* Jayhawk! Kansas Cussin’ Not A-OK?

As the 2008 college football season nears halftime, media outlets debate national title contenders, conference match-ups with BCS implications loom, and fans across the country debate the merits of their favorite teams on message boards and blogs.  But in Lawrence, Kansas, a different showdown has grabbed headlines.  Namely, whether the drunken KU student section should yell, “RIP HIS (expletive) HEAD OFF!” when the Jayhawks kick off to the opposing team.

Kansas fans swearing

(Maybe they should be called FU instead)

As is usual when student body clashes with administration, the resulting disconnect is obvious.  Rebellion against authority is a hallmark of institutions of higher learning. Read more…