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Ann Rowland will presentthe British Seminar “A Colony o Children: Cultural Theory or theModern Nation” at 3:30 p.m. atthe Seminar Room in the HallCenter or the Humanities. The workshop “Resumes orScratch or Freshman & Sopho-mores” will be held at 3:30 p.m.at the PC Lab in Budig Hall.Elbert Chia, Center or Inte-grated Nanotechnologies, willpresent the seminar “UltraastQuasiparticle Dynamics o Strongly Correlated ElectronSystems” at 4 p.m. at Room 2074in Malott Hall.It’s never too early to startthinking about what you’lldo ater graduation. Check inwith a career counselor in yourschool or the University CareerCenter in the Burge Union oronline at
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By AmrutA BhAdkAmkAr
Physical exercise is often crammedinto busy students’ agendas, but theact of mental exercise is somethingthat might be ignored.The KU Art of Living Club hopesto change that. As a chapter of theworldwide Art of Living Foundation,the goals of the group are educa-tional and humanitarian in nature.The KU chapter will hold courses oncampus that will teach participantsbreathing and relaxation techniques.Muralidhar Satuluri, KU Art of Living president, said the courseswould focus on mastering the act of Pranayama, or controlled breathing,which was one of the most impor-tant parts of yoga.“The idea is that throughPranayama, you can alleviatestress, have greater clarity in yourthoughts and feel more energy inyour day to day activities,” Satulurisaid. “Sudarshan Kriya, a form of Pranayama, is the central themeof the Art of Living courses. Ourprimary motivation in forming thestudent organization is to providethe KU students with access to thiseffective and helpful breathing tech-nique.”The main goals of the organiza-tion are to organizethe Art of Livingcourses on campus,educate the public about the ben-efits of Pranayama and hold practicesessions every week so that peopletaking the course get a chance topractice regularly. KU Art of Livingalso hopes to organize fundraisingevents on campus for community service projects.The Art of Living courses oncampus will be taught by an instruc-tor from the organization’s KansasCity chapter.One of the major events that thisorganization will be organizing inthe near future is“Leading into theLight.” Sri Sri RaviShankar, founder of the Art of LivingFoundation, will be speaking aboutachieving inner peace in the modernworld through meditation and breath-ing techniques. This event will be heldApril 9 in Kansas City, Mo. Moreinformation about it can be found at
The KU Art of Living Club meetsat 10 a.m. every Sunday. Interestedstudents can contact Satuluri firstname.lastname@example.org.
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What issues Would you like to see on student senate presi-dential candidates platorms?
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“It’s rustrating when candidatespropose trite issues like Chipotle inthe Underground. We really needto deal with more hands-on issueslike tuition-increase moratoriums.I’ll eat whatever.”
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“The ood court is not tasty andwe need more healthy ood — notpizza or hamburgers. We also needmore buses going to 15th and 23rdand less going to McCollum.”
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“Ater our years o going to KU,and having previously lived inKCMO, I think we should get abreak on our tuition because it’s soclose.”
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“Men can’t play at the soccerplayground opposite o Naismith.It’s only or women. Until now wecould not get someone to help uswith this problem.”
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Clinton raises $36 millionthis quarter for campaign
WASHINGTON — Two Demo-cratic presidential candidatesbroke previous undraisingrecords during the rst threemonths o the year, with Sen.Hillary Rodham Clinton settinga high bar o $26 million in newcontributions or the quarter.Former Sen. John Edwards’campaign said he had raisedmore than $14 million since thebeginning o the year. The Clinton campaign also an-nounced that she had transerredabout $10 million rom her lastSenate campaign, bringing hertotal receipts or the quarter to$36 million. Edwards had no suchtransers o money.Clinton aides would notspeciy how many o her contri-butions were designated onlyor the primary election and howmany could only be used in thegeneral election, i she were theparty’s nominee.Edwards’ aides said about$1 million o his contributionscould only be used in a generalelection.Neither campaign divulgedhow much money it had spent inthe quarter or how much cash ithad in hand.
— Associated Press
McCain tours Iraq to viewAmerican-Iraqi security
BAGHDAD — Ater a heav-ily guarded trip to a Baghdadmarket, Sen. John McCain insistedSunday that a U.S.-Iraqi securitycrackdown in the capital was work-ing and said Americans lacked a“ull picture”o the progress. TheU.S. military later reported sixsoldiers were killed in roadsidebombings southwest o Baghdad.Four soldiers were killedresponding to the blast that killedthe rst two, the military said. Brit-ain, meanwhile, announced thatone o its soldiers had been shotto death in southern Iraq — its104th combat casualty since thewar started our years ago.McCain, a Republican presi-dential hopeul, criticized themedia or not giving Americansenough inormation about the re-cent drop in execution-style sec-tarian killings, the establishmento security posts throughoutthe city and Sunni tribal efortsagainst al-Qaida in the westernAnbar province.“These and other indicatorsare reason or cautious, very cau-tious optimism about the efectso the new strategy,” said McCain,who was leading a Republicancongressional delegation to Iraq.
— Associated Press
Pope John Paul II takesstep toward canonization
VATICAN CITY — CatholicChurch oicials reached akey milestone in the driveto make Pope John Paul IIa saint Monday, closing aninvestigation into his lieand handing over a dossierdetailing the purported mi-raculous cure o a nun whoprayed to him. The events come twoyears ater John Paul died,a remarkably ast pace thatunderscores the church’skeen interest in beatiyingJohn Paul and responding tothe calls o “Sainthood Im-mediately!” that erupted aterhis death.Pope Benedict XVI putJohn Paul on the ast track orpossible sainthood weeks a-ter his death when he waivedthe customary ive-yearwaiting period and allowedthe investigation to beginimmediately.
— Associated Press
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Student Senate nixes billto add textbook library
A bill to und the textbook library ailed at the StudentSenate committee meeting onWednesday. The bill asked or $25,515.29to establish a textbook libraryas a way to decrease studenttextbook costs. The Senate Rights Committeeailed the bill because it did notbelieve in the alliance betweenthe University libraries, KU Book-stores and aculty and becauseit wouldn’t benet the studentsenough, Hannah Love, DodgeCity junior and College o LiberalArts and Sciences senator, said.
— Ashlee Kieler