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thursday, september 8, 2005

By John Jordan
jjordan@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
When Katie Young learned yester-
day that she had been voted to the
ffth and fnal seat in the freshman
Student Senate elections, she didn’t
even know where to go for her frst
meeting.
The Derby freshman said she was
amazed she had won because 30 other
freshmen were running, the most to
campaign since Senate held elections
for freshmen three years ago.
Young and the four other winners
then went to work and attended a
meeting last night with the elections
chairman to get ready for their frst Sen-
ate committee meeting as senators.
Joining Young were Adam Hurly,
Jonathan Shafer, Katie Wiley and Bill
Walberg. They represent the 2005 fresh-
man class this year in Student Senate.
Luke Thompson, Lawrence junior
and elections chairman, reported in an
e-mail he sent to all the candidates that
653 people voted in the elections. He
said he was impressed with the number
of freshmen who ran and voted.
Hurley, Sioux Falls, S.D., fresh-
man, received 206 votes, the most of
all the candidates.
He said chalking in front of the resi-
dence halls helped publicize his name
and get him elected. He met people
to collect signatures and that prepared
him for the campaigning process.
“I was nervous, yes, but I wasn’t go-
ing to be heartbroken if I didn’t win,”
Hurly said. “I put in time campaigning
and I think it pulled it off.”
Bill Walberg, another winner, said
being new to the University forced
him to meet people. That process
helped start his campaign.
The Sunnyvale, Calif., freshman,
said students he had met in McCol-
lum Hall helped spread his name and
get him elected. He said he would
lobby for improvements for his hall
as a freshman representative.
see FResHMeN oN page 4a
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Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5A
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Jayplay
Michele Dierks of the KU
Navy ROTC Shares what
it’s like going to college
and training for the mili-
tary.
Team Redell takes Delta Chi
In intramural football action, Team Redell came out
of a scoreless first half to top Delta Chi 13-7 this
week at Shenk Sports Complex. PAGE 12A
Kansas quarterback treated for heart condition
A health test required by coach Mark Mangino
uncovered a heart disorder in freshman quarter-
back Kerry Meier. Meier was treated for the prob-
lem Friday. PAGE 12A
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Ron Wroczynski sells a hotdog to Casey Parr, Topeka junior, on Wescoe beach yesterday. Wroczynski, a supervisor for the KU Memorial Unions, brought the
cart out for the frst time this semester to sell hot dogs, bratwursts and drinks. He said he would try to bring the cart to Wescoe Beach twice a month, every other
Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. So far business has been “not too bad,” Wroczynski said. Carlos Stephens, Seattle junior, said the cart was convenient because
he could get a hotdog while he was on the go. “It also gives Wescoe Beach a different favor; a Coney Island thing,” Stephens said. Hot dogs and drinks cost $1
each. A bratwurst costs $2.
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Freshmen choose leaders
Candidates are listed with the votes
they received. Only candidates with
at least 50 votes are listed.
1. Adam Hurly 206
2. Jonathan Shafer 157
3. Katie Wiley 127
4. Bill Walberg 109
5. Katie Young 108
6. Margarita Fuksman 99
7. Sonia Pantoja 90
8. Brittany Ramos 88
9. Laura Ann Mazur 86
10. Jamanshua Howell 81
11. CJ Grover 78
12. Koga Moffor 76
13. Sierra Falter 75
14. Stephanie Altoro 74
15. Cori Ast 71
16. Brad Nelson 69
17. Brittany Welch 67
18. Adam Benfer 66
19. Stephanie Koch 65
20. Zachary Turner 58
21. Jonathan Wilson 58
22. Rachel Burchfeld 57
23. Jessi Baker 55
24. Allison Watkins 52
25. Bowe Neuenschwander 50
Source: Luke Thompson, Elections
Commission chairman
election results
The whistle that signals the end of class may
not be operating until the middle of next week, ac-
cording to an employee of the company working
on the roof of the power plant.
Kirk Hinnergardt, executive superintendent
of Diamond Everley Roofng, said he planned
to have the work completed by Wednesday. He
said the company was waiting for wall panels
to arrive.
“Ultimately we’d like to have it done by now,
but we’re at the mercy of suppliers,” Hinner-
gardt said.
Contractors continue with last-minute touch-
ups on the roof of the power plant, where the
whistle is located.
The whistle was disabled to protect contractors
who were working on the roof, said George Cone,
assistant director of mechanical systems.
“The decibel is too high for ears. We’ve had
contractors almost go over the side when it’s gone
off,” Cone said.
The re-roofng project was sent for bid three
times, according to Mark Reiske, associate direc-
tor of design and construction.
When the University selected a contractor, the
bid was for more than the University budgeted for
the project. The University delayed the project un-
til it found supplemental funds for the $147,000
contract.
Reiske said that the construction was originally
planned for summer because student population
was much greater in the fall,
“It’s taken way too darn long,” Reiske said.
— By Aly Barland
Delays keep
whistle silent
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The Robinson Center is preparing to become
a temporary home for as many as 250 Hurricane
Katrina victims.
On Tuesday, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said Kan-
sas could offer shelter to as many as 4,230 refugees
who would be allocated to shelters throughout the
state, including Johnson and Shawnee counties.
Paula Phillips, director of Douglas County
Emergency Management, said that if either coun-
ty received more refugees than it could hold, those
people would be transferred to Douglas County
— either to Robinson or the Douglas County Fair-
grounds.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
gives notice only 24 hours in advance if people
will be sent.
“We don’t know if or when,” Phillips said.
Bob Frederick, the interim chairman of health,
sports and exercise sciences who also manages
Robinson, said the building could provide space,
lockers and bathrooms for 250 people.
Although there are classes at Robinson dur-
ing the day, Frederick said HSES was willing to
change schedules for the refugees.
“We’re trying to help, and we would move stuff
if necessary,” he said.
— John Jordan
Robinson
ready for
refugees
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Get ‘em while they’re hot
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Tire slashings latest
in vandalism string
By Steve Lynn
slynn@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
The tires of 17 vehicles were
slashed Friday in the parking
lot of Delta Chi fraternity, 1245
West Campus Road. The damage
was the most recent incident in
a rash of vandalism at fraternity
houses this year.
Josh Stewart, president of
Delta Chi and Lawrence junior,
said sometime between 3:30 and
8:30 a.m. each of the vehicles
had one to three tires slashed.
“My biggest concern was
that we had guys that needed to
drive to jobs and go home for
the weekend,” Stewart said.
Most of the tires have been re-
placed, but some of the members
who did not have spare tires need-
ed their cars towed, Stewart said.
Stewart said he didn’t know
who committed the crimes but
that police were investigating
the incident.
Sgt. Dan Ward of the Law-
rence Police Department said
that criminal damage reports
from fraternities were not un-
common at the beginning of
the semester because fraternity
members often play pranks on
members of other chapters. But
Scott Shorten, president of the
Interfraternity Council, said that
the recent vandalism is too dam-
aging to be considered a prank.
see sLasHINgs oN page 4a
Hemenway
looks forward
t admiNistratioN
Jared Soares/KANSAN
Chancellor Robert Hemenway
speaks during the unveiling of new
visual identity for the University of
Kansas. Hemenway is celebrating
his 10th year at the University.
By Frank tankard
ftankard@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
In Robert Hemenway’s 10
years as chancellor, his impact at
the University of Kansas is appar-
ent. He has overseen his share of
changes, and while his decisions
have been met with both agree-
ment and dissent, he continues
to set aggressive goals.
One of Hemenway’s most
publicized goals is to turn the
University into a top-25 public
university. He said that to achieve
this goal, the University would
likely need to adopt a more se-
lective admissions policy.
In an interview last week, Hem-
enway listed two more goals he’d
like to achieve in the near future.
One is a review of the gen-
eral education program, which
the University has been talk-
ing about for a couple of years.
General education consists of
the common classes students
see FoRWaRD oN page 4a
Josh Kirk/KANSAN
Freshmen, left to right, Adam Hurly, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Katie Wiley, Leawood; Katie
Young, Derby; and Bill Walberg, Sunnyvale, Calif., are the freshman student sena-
tors. Jonathan Schaefer is unpictured Five senators were elected yesterday.
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I think it’s a lot better. Students
always get bad seating. They like to
give alumni or other people better
seating. The KU students here make
a big part of the fans at the football
game. Giving them better seating is
a lot better for the fan.
Tuyhong Trieu,
Kansas City, Kan., sophomore
If they move it closer to the 40-
yard line, I guess it would be better
to see the game.
Jose Salas,
Topeka freshman
I really don’t have an opinion.
I really don’t go to football games
very much anyway.
Caroline Jennison,
Los Angeles senior
I think it’s good. Yeah, it’s a bet-
ter place.
Simone Sessolo, Graduate
Teaching Assistant
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By GaBy Souza
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Kansan staff writer
The University of Kansas introduced
two new elements to its visual identity
yesterday: a graphic signature and a
new television commercial. It also hon-
ored the creator of the Jayhawk that is
used today.
The graphic signature is a combina-
tion of the University’s logo and name.
The elements were introduced yester-
day at an event in the Kansas Union’s
Alderson Auditorium.
“It creates an effcient, uniform look
for the University,” said Paul Carttar,
executive vice chancellor for external
affairs.
Chancellor Robert Hemenway said
he thought the new commercial, which
will air during the University’s televised
athletic events, did a good job of con-
veying what the University is all about.
“It certainly brings out a sense of
community,” he said. “That’s KU’s
strongest asset.”
Two years ago the University formed
a team of faculty and staff to create the
new visual elements, Carttar said. Work
on the project began one year ago, and
in January of 2005, focus groups and
members of the University community
gave their opinions on the elements.
Hal Sandy, creator of the Jayhawk
that is still used today, was presented
with an award during the event yes-
terday for his contribution to the Uni-
versity. Sandy, who said he had never
drawn a cartoon before, created the
“smiling” Jayhawk in 1946 on the re-
quest of his friend Ed Brown, a former
public relations director for the Uni-
versity. Sandy sold the copyright to the
Jayhawk to the frst director of the KU
Bookstores for $250.
“The Jayhawk was born on my
grandmother’s dining room table,”
Sandy said.
Hemenway said the University would
never get rid of the Jayhawk as a KU sym-
bol. But he said the new elements would
introduce a new era to the University.
“The University is committed to a
uniform way of presenting KU,” He-
menway said. “It is a very strong and
vibrant university.”
— Edited by Erin Wisdom
University reveals new look
t administration
New graphic, video update identity
Jared Soares/KANSAN
Sal Handy, creator of the “smiling” Jayhawk, beams during the unveiling of the new
visual identity for the University of Kansas. A team of University faculty and staff began
working a year ago to create a new graphic signature and television commercial.
Jared Soares/KANSAN
A video reveals the University’s new visual identity. The graphic and video presentation was held at Alderson Auditorium yesterday afternoon.
By Haley TraviS
editor@kansan.com
Kansan correspondent
sTATe
Deliberations continue
in Westar trial
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — In the federal fraud
trial of two former Westar Energy Inc. execu-
tives, the jury will begin its seventh day of
deliberations today.
Former Westar chief executive David Wittig
and former strategy offcer Douglas Lake face
40 counts, including conspiracy and money
laundering. Prosecutors say the two intended
to infate their compensation and hide it from
company offcials. Forced to leave Westar in
2002, the two denied the charges, saying their
actions were legal, approved by Westar and
disclosed in corporate flings.
— The Associated Press
“The Jayhawk was
born on my grand-
mother’s dinning room
table.”
Hal Sandy
Lawrence resident

news thursday, september 8, 2005 the university daily Kansan 3a
By Malinda OsBOrne
mosborne@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
Dan Hughes was ecstatic
when he attended a trade show
in Salt Lake City and watched
outdoor-themed flms at a the-
ater that served beer. Eventually,
Hughes brought the experience
to Kansas.
Now that flm festival, the
Banff Mountain Film Festival,
will come to Lawrence for its
fourth consecutive year Friday
and Saturday at Liberty Hall.
The festival will feature 14 flms
on rock climbing, kayaking,
mountain biking, skiing and
more.
Hughes, owner of Sunfower
Outdoor & Bike Shop, said
that even though the adrenaline
flms were a huge draw, the cul-
tural flms were the ones people
talked about for weeks after the
festival.
The festival is hosted by Sun-
fower Outdoor & Bike Shop,
802 Massachusetts St., and also
serves as a beneft event for
the KU Rock Climbing Club.
Hughes said more than 600 peo-
ple attended the event last year.
Shane Barber, Lindsborg ju-
nior and vice president of the
KU Rock Climbing Club, said
that last year Sunfower donat-
ed $250 to the club. He said the
money went toward rock-climb-
ing gear and climbing trips.
The actual Banff Mountain
Film Festival takes place in
the city of Banff, located in Al-
berta, Canada. Started in 1976,
the annual event, held the frst
weekend of November, features
55 flms. The festival’s Web site,
www.banffmountainfestivals.
ca, bills it as a celebration of
“mountain culture.”
Starting in March, a selection
of the best flms entered in the
festival go on a North American
tour to more than 185 cities.
Although Lawrence is one
of the last stops on the tour,
Hughes said that was the best
way to do it.
“We picked to be in the fall be-
cause we receive feedback from
the people in charge of the fes-
tival about flms that have gone
over well but that we might not
have chosen,” Hughes said.
Sunfower staff and selected
members of the community
screen 25 flms beforehand and
choose the 14 that will be shown
at Liberty Hall, 642 Massachu-
setts St. Hughes said the festival
was a good mixture of flms that
were applicable to people living
in Lawrence.
“We may not have mountains
right off campus,” he said. “But
it’s a great way to live vicari-
ously through the people in the
flms and get people psyched up
about this stuff.”
Friday night, attendees will
see “Alone Across Australia”
featuring climber Jon Muir, who
made a 128-day trek by foot
along the Australia coast with
his dog. Saturday night will
feature “Daughters of Everest,”
a documentary about the frst
organized expedition of Sherpa
women to climb Everest.
Tickets are available at Liber-
ty Hall and Sunfower Outdoor
& Bike Shop. Tickets cost $7.50
each night.
— Edited by Tricia Masenthin
Film event ready to replay
corrections
F Wednesday’s University
Daily Kansan contained an
error. The article, “Student
arrested for impersonation,”
stated three KU students
robbed a 20-year-old KU stu-
dent. Jason D. Warble was
arrested and charged with
obstruction, false imperson-
ation and criminal restraint.
The district attorney’s offce
could not comment on Ryan
M. Cunningham and Michael
Zotti because their cases
were under review Wednes-
day.
FWednesday’s University
Daily Kansan contained an
error. The article, “Student
arrested for exposing bot-
tom,” stated a KU student
was arrested for exposing
his bottom. The student was
arrested on charges of inde-
cent exposure.
clarification
FAn entry in yesterday’s
University Daily Kansan
needs clarifcation. An “On
Campus” entry stated that
Poetry Slams are held in the
Hawk’s Nest every Wednes-
day. Poetry Slams are held
the frst Wednesday of every
month.
on campus
F The African Students Asso-
ciation is holding its annual
elections Friday at 6 p.m. in
the Olympian Room of the
Burge Union.

FThe Spencer Museum of
Art is holding a “Dollars
for Scholars Tag Sale” from
4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday
in the museum’s central
court. Money raised will go
to the museum’s Saturday
Children’s Art Appreciation
classes.
FLadies of Lawrence Artwork
is showcasing artwork cre-
ated by Lawrence women
Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10
p.m. at Crafty and Company,
918 Massachusetts St.
Festival returns for fourth year
on the record
FA 45-year-old employee of
Bum Steer Catering reported
$2,000 stolen at about 9
p.m. Saturday at Memorial
Stadium.
FA 19-year-old KU student re-
ported $500 in damage to a
1996 Ford Taurus sometime
between 6 p.m. Monday
and 8:45 a.m. Tuesday in the
2500 block of 31st Street.
FAn 18-year-old KU student
reported $59 in valuables
stolen sometime between 10
a.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Satur-
day from the 2500 block of
West 31st Street.
campus
Student reports being raped
A 20-year-old KU student reported that she
was raped in an alley in east Lawrence about
10:30 p.m. Saturday, said Sgt. Dan Ward of the
Lawrence Police Department. The victim was
walking home when she got lost and encoun-
tered the assailant, Ward said. The victim said
the assailant told her he could show her a
shortcut through an alley, he said.
The assailant reportedly raped her in an al-
ley that is east of Massachusetts Street, west
of Delaware Street, south of 10th Street and
north of 15th Street, Ward said. The victim
reported the alleged rape from her residence,
Ward said. A Lawrence police offcer drove her
to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, he said. She
had minor injuries, he said. The location she
walked from was unclear and she was thought
to be under the infuence of alcohol, Ward said.
Anyone with information should call 843-TIPS.
— Steve Lynn
Films Showing
Friday, Sept. 9
F Soul Purpose
FOut of Ophirica
FAlone Across Australia
FOne World
FWeekend Warrior
FThe Man Who Jumped
Beneath the Earth
FHeavy Fork
FPsicobloc
Films Showing
Saturday, Sept. 10
FThe Collective
FDaughters of Everest
FSinners
FAt the Ends of the Earth
FA Russian Wave
FOuray Ice
Source:
www.banffmountainfestivals.ca
Banff Mountain Film festival
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campus
Law school admits
displaced students
The University of Kansas
School of Law admitted three
students from New Orleans-
area law schools.
When Tulane University and
Loyola University released
the students, the students
contacted the University about
enrolling in the law program.
The students — Christine
Begerone, Becky Mann and
Claire Samuels — are classi-
fed as visiting students. Any
credits earned at the Univer-
sity will transfer back to their
previous schools.
All three students have
Kansas ties.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebel-
ius announced that the state is
prepared to handle up to 4,500
people displaced by Hurricane
Katrina. Numerous state agen-
cies and local governments are
preparing for their arrival later
this week.
— Ryan Schneider
Ken Bohn/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Geoff Pye, senior veterinarian at the San Diego Zoo, measures the zoo’s fve-week-old panda
cub yesterday. Pye said he was amazed at how quickly the cub was gaining the round belly of a
giant panda and that the cub had increased her weight by more than one pound in a week. The
female cub weighed 3.29 pounds and measured 1.3 feet from the tip of her nose to the end of her
tail, a three-inch increase since last week. The cub was born Aug. 2 at the zoo’s Giant Panda
Research Station birthing den.
There she grows
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Ward said he also thought the
recent incidents took the idea of
a prank too far.
Shorten said that while
pranks do occur, vandalism at
Tau Kappa Epsilon, 1111 W.
11th St., was an instance of
pranks getting out of hand. A
sign outside of the house, bear-
ing the fraternity’s greek letters,
was destroyed in June and dam-
aged again in August.
“Their vandalism was proba-
bly vengeance on the part of the
past residents,” Shorten said, re-
ferring to former members of Phi
Kappa Theta who were forced
to vacate their former residence
at 1111 W. 11th St. after the
University of Kansas suspended
the chapter for having an illegal
party.
“Maybe when people misun-
derstand fraternities, they be-
come targets,” Shorten said.
The members of Delta Chi
have not been the only victims
of vandalism:
F At Delta Upsilon, 1025 Em-
ery Road, $500 in damage was
reported after a person entered
the house, removed a $100 fre
extinguisher from the wall and
sprayed it in the basement on
Aug. 21.
F In addition to the sign in-
cidents at Tau Kappa Epsilon,
ceiling tiles and light fxtures
were damaged in May.
F The annex of Sigma Phi
Epsilon, 407 W. 17th St., was
damaged after four break-ins
last semester.
FAt the former Lambda Chi
Alpha fraternity house, 1510
Sigma Nu Place, a $200 window
was damaged in April.
— Edited by Anne Burgard
Forward
continued from page 1a
must complete before entering a
professional school or choosing
a major. He said he would likely
form a task force to improve the
general education of students at
the University.
“We want to ask, ‘Are we ac-
complishing all the goals we want
to accomplish in general educa-
tion?’” Hemenway said.
Hemenway also said he’d like to
do a better job of preparing students
for a global economy, noting that
other countries are catching up with
the United States technologically.
Hemenway’s third goal is to im-
prove the funding for biosciences
and life sciences. Though research
funding overall has increased from
$94 million in 1995 to $274 million
last year, he said he’d like to have
more money for those subjects.
When Hemenway arrived at the
University, one of his goals was
to increase minority enrollment.
When he arrived, 9.4 percent of
students were minorities. That
number rose slightly to 11.6 per-
cent last year.
“I’m pleased we’ve made some
strides. We’ve added some faculty
of color, but I think we can do
much better. We have the highest
enrollment of students of color that
we’ve ever had,” said Hemenway,
who is an African-American lit-
erature scholar and wrote a biog-
raphy on black writer Zora Neale
Hurston in 1978. Even though
Hemenway has helped increase
minority enrollment, Ray Pierotti,
associate professor of indigenous
studies and ecology and evolution-
ary biology, said Hemenway has
not always succeeded in treating
minorities fairly.
“I think his heart is in the right
place,” said Pierotti, who came to
the University in 1992.
Sometimes, however, Hemen-
way’s decisions don’t serve to ben-
eft minorities, Pierotti said.
Pierotti, a Native American
who lost a discrimination lawsuit
against the University in 2000, said
that Hemenway’s administration
has been less receptive to griev-
ances than he would like. Pierotti
fled the lawsuit with his wife, Cyn-
thia Annett, because they believed
that Annett was denied tenure and
Pierotti was removed from his po-
sition as chairman of the depart-
ment of ecology and evolutionary
biology’s minority affairs commit-
tee partially based on gender and
race discrimination.
Andy Peterson, who has worked
at the University as a landscaper for
the last four years, said Hemenway
was responsive to his less-contro-
versial gripes.
“If you’ve got a complaint, he
listens,” said Peterson. “All you’ve
got to do is e-mail him. He’s good
about complimenting us when
campus looks good.”
For many students, Hemenway
is an invisible force at the Univer-
sity, a man they see speaking at an
occasional event but don’t feel a
close connection to. But this is an
inevitable problem at a university
with an enrollment close to 30,000
people.
“What I’d like to see is more ac-
tivities at his house, like coming to
eat with him, to get to know him a
little more,” Clayton Holmes, Wich-
ita sophomore, said. “I’ve seen him
before, I shook his hand, but I don’t
know who the chancellor is.”
Hemenway, 64, says that he has
no plans to retire in the next few
years. But when he turns 70, he says
he might step down as chancellor
but continue to teach English.
“The regents have asked me
my plans, and I said my plan
was to go till I’m 70,” Hem-
enway said. “As long as I’m in
good health, I don’t see why that
wouldn’t be a proper goal.”
— Edited by Anne Burgard
Freshmen
continued from page 1a
“Living in McCollum, the
people are great, but the dorm
sucks,” Walberg said.
Rachel Burchfield, Topeka
freshman, finished 22nd in
the voting. She said that al-
though she was disappointed
she wasn’t elected, she was
glad she had ran. She said
the process of gathering sig-
natures to get her name on
the ballot gave her the op-
portunity to meet new peo-
ple. She was so busy in her
sorority that she didn’t have
enough time to campaign to
win a spot, Burchfield said.
“Everything works out for
a reason,” Burchfeld said. “I
gained more than I lost even
though I lost the election.”
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Flipping through the news
channels, I see only one kind
of news, and that is — you
guessed it — Hurricane Ka-
trina. Thanks to this natural
phenomenon, it seems that
lately the rest of the world has
disappeared.
Even when there are no
natural disasters troubling the
United States, Americans seem
to care more about the latest
miracle weight loss pill than
the 4,000 people in Ukraine
potentially dying because of
radioactivity.
This disinterest in the rest
of the world is made more evi-
dent when a disaster occurs in
U.S. territory. I am not saying
that Katrina isn’t an enormous
tragedy. People affected should
be helped as soon as possible.
But to look at the situation
from a global point of view,
natural disasters happen all
the time in countries where
students do not have the privi-
lege of transferring to a differ-
ent college because theirs’ is
flooded.
In Indonesia, a country
struck by the tsunami last year,
the gross domestic product is
$827.4 billion, according to
the CIA’s World Fact Book,
while the United States’ is
$11.75 trillion.
By looking at these numbers,
it is easy to realize the advan-
tage the United States has in
order to recuperate from such
a disaster.
What makes a tragedy a
tragedy? Is it the fact that we
know about it, or is it because
it’s occurring in our world?
Newspapers, including our
own the University Daily Kan-
san, seem to portray that be-
cause American citizens are
not involved in a disaster, the
event somehow matters less.
That is why we do not hear
about events such as the geno-
cide in Rwanda where 800,000
Tutsis died.
Just this week, the British
Broadcasting Network report-
ed that 14 immigrants died
in a fire in Paris. This is only
the latest in a series of fires in
the Paris area involving immi-
grants.
Two days ago, 190 people
died in a plane crash in Indo-
nesia, and five Islamic militants
were killed by Syrian troops in
an environment that has killed
more than 1,000 people in Af-
ghanistan this year.
Yes, this is what is happen-
ing around the world: deaths
that you do not hear about
on TV. Tragedies that involve
people outside of the United
States who, just like the dead
in New Orleans, had parents,
children, friends and a story to
tell.
As a person with the privi-
lege to attend a university,
make sure you are informed,
not only of what affects Law-
rence but also of what is
happening in the rest of the
world.
If the information doesn’t
easily come to you, seek out
the information somewhere
else.
It does not require much
effort; students have immedi-
ate access to the Internet and
national newspapers on cam-
pus. Reading the international
section of any newspaper will
make students well-rounded
and aware human beings.
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freshman in journalism and
international studies.
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My roommates are spending nearly $1,000
dollars made from parking on beer. What a waste
considering there are still people in need.

Hey entertainment page, if Jessica Simpson is
an actress, then I’m a scholar. Shut up!

In response to everyone talking about a lack of
National Guard for Katrina, do some research. Less
than a tenth of the National Guard is in Iraq, most
of them are here, helping out.

Vote for Big Jay at
www.capitalonebowl.com.
We can’t lose to a cougar.

These bagpipes in front of Wescoe are
social suicide for KU.

So I’m sitting at Wescoe Beach, and someone just
whipped out a huge blunt. I just don’t know what to say.

This is to the girls running around in togas at
12th and Ohio: That was hot.

The guy who always calls in about the hotdog cart
likes weiners way too much.

I just saw a bus driver looking at a map.
Is that a problem?

Can we please have the old crossword back?
This one sucks.
Rick the Frat Guy is a complete idiot,
and this shouldn’t be in the paper.
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Dear student body:
On behalf of our coaches
and football student-athletes, I
want to thank you for your ter-
rific support at Saturday’s foot-
ball game vs. Florida Atlantic.
You came early — in very large num-
bers — you stayed late, you were loud,
and many of you showed your true
colors by wearing Kansas blue. You
are truly our 12th man!
That’s just the kind of sup-
port our football team will
need as we progress through
the season.
We hope you enjoyed your-
selves, and we hope you con-
tinue to come out to Memorial
Stadium to cheer on the Jay-
hawks.
We look forward to seeing
all of you at the game against
Appalacian State at Memorial
this Saturday at 6 p.m.
Thanks again, students, and
Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
Lew Perkins
Director of Athletics
Director of athletics, coaches thank students for enthusiasm
▼ LETTER TO THE EDITOR
It was impressive how we
the students were excited and
loud before and throughout
a part of KU’s football home
opener Saturday against Flor-
ida Atlantic.
Yet, when the Hawks really
could have used us we didn’t
do our job.
Yes, it was hot. Yes, the
team was struggling a little
bit. Yes, the game wasn’t ex-
actly action packed and down
to the last second thrilling.
Still none of these excuses
are valid.
Many of us left the game
when it was still close. Many
of us decided we were simply
too tired and sat down during
the actual game.
I’m not talking about dur-
ing timeouts either. (Feel
free to sit down and rest dur-
ing timeouts, but be back on
your feet before the first play
starts). Could you imagine
seeing students sitting down
for one second in a one-point
game in basketball at Allen
Fieldhouse?
I know we are a basketball
school, but that doesn’t mean
there isn’t room for football.
This year’s team has a lot of
potential and is going to sur-
prise people.
Noise factor was a prob-
lem as well. When we really
needed to be loud Saturday,
we simply weren’t. There
were times when there was
no noise at all when FAU had
the ball.
Also, third downs aren’t
the only big downs. It should
be loud each and every down.
The crowd really can make
a difference in a close game.
The crowd sure played a big
part in last year’s thrilling vic-
tory over K-State.
If you didn’t attend that
game, the crowd noise caused
them to use two timeouts that
they sure could have used
near the end of the game.
That’s the kind of homefield
advantage we need to create
at Memorial Stadium.
There are times when there
should be no noise. We were
sometimes louder when our
team had the ball then when
they were on defense. This
isn’t basketball where the
goal is to stay loud the whole
game.
In football, we as fans ac-
tually do get a break, and
that break comes when our
side has the ball. I liked the
attempts by some to help
when they were on offense by
chanting “Lets Go Jayhawks,”
with claps following, but save
the positive energy for when
we’re on defense.
The offense needs silence
when they take the field so
they can hear if the quar-
terback has to audible and
change the play, or commu-
nicate with other players who
aren’t standing right by him.
I know these things don’t
apply to everyone and don’t
take this the wrong way, but
these are important things
that could make the differ-
ence in a victory or loss.
Teams really thrive off the
crowd. Ask any one of our
players and they will tell you
the crowd really does make a
difference.
From now on, let’s be our
own team in the stands and
work together and make it a
point to fill the student sec-
tion at Memorial Stadium for
the entire game, and make it
a hostile environment that
our opponents won’t want to
come back too.
I’ll see you Saturday against
Appalachian State. Rock
Chalk Jayhawk!
✦ Petty is a Liberal
sophomore in journalism.
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Will Taco Bell please stop using the adjective melty,
because I don’t think it’s a word.

Greetings Free for All, I hope to see this in print
tomorrow. That is, if you want the antidote!
*ominous giggling*

I just got my new books this last weekend, and I
saved $300 on Half.com.

Dear freshman: Tipping is not optional, it’s customary.

Can anyone tell me where I can get an application to
be the person in the chicken suit on Iowa street?

The hotdog cart is being set up
in front of my very eyes!
(Editor’s Note: Behold the power of the press.)

So 15 freshman pledges from Sigma Nu just ran
through the Delta Gamma house stark naked. No
wonder you’re getting kicked off campus.

I just wanted to say to the guys playing the bagpipes
outside of Wescoe: I like that. Bagpipes are cool.

Bush: Bring out soldiers and fuel back
home where they’re needed.

It’s 2 a.m., and I’m wondering what happened to
Broadband-man. What a life I lead.

I wish the blue men would go away forever.

Laura Watkins, the Lazer didn’t switch over
because of money, it was because the owner
of it started doing a nationally reknowned
environmental project. So before you go posting
an ad in the Kansan, get your facts straight.

So Kanye West calls President Bush racist for not
sending troops or food or anything there the second
that the hurricane happened. So what about the
mayor, who’s African-American, is he racist for not
sending the buses when he should have?

Hey editor: Garlic doesn’t kill vampires, it
repels them. Watch a movie or something.
(Editor’s note: I wonder why they avoid it.
Probably because it’s deadly, genius.)

Hey, Tori, I’m right here, where you at?
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F HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday,
Sept. 8, 2005: You need to be hon-
est with yourself about what you
do and don’t like about your life.
You will have an opportunity in the
near future to change your life if
you know what you want. You are
going to be much happier in your
daily life, especially after the fall.
As a result, others will want to be
around you. You will meet people
easily. You also might be consid-
ering buying a new car or perhaps
a computer. You will spend more
than you want, but will be very
happy. If you are single, you will
have a set of admirers. You might
enjoy dating more than making a
commitment. If you are attached,
you love going out together as a
couple. You get reacquainted.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
HHHHH You have a lot going on
with an association or partnership.
The issues you are dealing with
could concern money or emotions.
A friend might give you advice, but
he or she is not seeing the situation
clearly. TonighT: QualiTy Time wiTh ThaT
special person.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
HHHH You could easily be dis-
tracted by those around you right
now. A boss only adds to the present
confusion. Let others call the shots,
as what you say and do might be
irrelevant for now. Let others reveal
their ideas. TonighT: JusT don’T be
alone.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
HHH You might need to get down
to the hard facts. What you do does
make a big difference at work. Focus
on the here and now, and get a
project done. If you daydream, you
could make a mistake. TonighT: do
someThing uTTerly relaxing.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
HHHHH Your imagination and re-
sulting ideas make sense to you, but
might not to an associate or partner.
Don’t worry; you just need to frame
your ideas differently to get your
point across. Use care with funds.
TonighT: geT inTo weekend mode.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
HH You might be disappointed
when someone forgets something
essential and basic. Don’t go into a
cocoon. Rather, start talking out a
problem and allow yourself to open
up as well. You might need more
security. TonighT: be a couch poTaTo.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
HHHHH You say the right words
to make others happy. However,
you are easily distracted. If you feel
bored, you need work that is more
fulflling. You want to make a differ-
ence. Start talking about possibili-
ties. TonighT: go cruising To a favoriTe
spoT or Two.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
HHH Worry less about a child
or loved one. You sense that this
person is pulling the wool over
your eyes, and you are right. But
you cannot confront this situation
just yet. Deal with your fnances
in a steady, conservative manner.
TonighT: recognize how much play
money you have.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
HHHHH You are king or queen
for the day. You might be a bit con-
fused about a property investment,
a domestic matter or a relative.
Worry less. Focus on where you
can make a difference. A meeting
is important. TonighT: whaT makes
you happy.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
HH You might need some down-
time. If you can, take a personal day.
Otherwise, steer away from crowds.
You also might misread someone’s
comment. Focus on work. Check in
with a parent. TonighT: be unavailable.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
HHHH Emphasize what you want.
You might need to make some calls
and do research. Friends prove to
be most supportive. You have what
it takes. The only area you could slip
up in is fnancial. TonighT: enJoy your
friends.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
HHH You might not be sure which
way to go. Even when others give
you a strong sense of direction, you
get confused. Delegate or ask for
help, knowing that you aren’t 100
percent present. Relax with a part-
ner or associate. TonighT: geT home as
soon as possible.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
HHHH Do not follow your instincts
right now. Go for facts and informa-
tion, and fnd experts. Ask a question
rather than make an assumption.
Detach and take the high road. Don’t
listen to gossip. TonighT: leT your mind
relax.
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NEW YORK - Break out your
iPods: Harry Potter is going
digital.
J.K. Rowling, once publish-
ing’s greatest holdout against the
computer age, has made all six
Potter novels available for audio
downloads. In a message posted
yesterday on her Web site, Row-
ling said she was concerned
about online piracy, included
bootleg editions for which the
original text was altered.
“Many Harry Potter fans have
been keen for digital access for a
while, but the deciding factor for
me in authorizing this new ver-
sion is that it will help combat
the growing incidents of piracy
in this area,” Rowling wrote.
“There have been a number of
incidents where fans have stum-
bled upon unauthorized fles be-
lieving them to be genuine and,
quite apart from the fact that
they are illegal, the Harry Potter
content of these can bear very
little resemblance to anything
I’ve ever written!”
The digital audiobooks are
being released by the Random
House Audio Trade Group,
her current audio publisher.
They can be purchased through
Apple’s iTunes store for prices
ranging from $32.95 for a single
book to $249 for the whole se-
ries, which, according to Ran-
dom House, includes a “full
color digital booklet” and “pre-
viously unreleased readings” by
Rowling.
Neil Blair, a lawyer with Row-
ling’s literary agency, said yester-
day that there were no current
plans for Potter e-books.
Rowling’s fantasy series, most
recently “Harry Potter and the
Half-Blood Prince,” has sold
more than 200 copies world-
wide in print editions and more
than 5 million as audiobooks,
narrated by Grammy winner Jim
Dale. But up to now the author
had only permitted paper and
traditional audio releases, mak-
ing her work a favorite for online
pirates, although illegal sales are
believed to be relatively tiny.
Helped by the iPod boom,
digital audiobooks are already
one of publishing’s hottest sec-
tors, with sales nearly quadru-
pling between 2001 and 2003,
to more than $18 million, ac-
cording to the Audio Publishers
Association.
“It’s very exciting that an au-
diobook both critically acclaimed
and commercially successful is
fnally available to the very broad
audience of people who enjoy
downloading,” said association
president Mary Beth Roche.
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Editor’s Note: Every Thursday
Kansan senior sportswriter Daniel
Berk will give updates on the Big 12
Conference.
Early Season Test
The game of the week this
weekend will be Texas at Ohio
State. The Longhorns will travel
to Columbus, Ohio, to do battle
with the Buckeyes for the frst
time in the schools’ histories.
Texas enters the game ranked
second in the coaches poll, and
Ohio State enters the game
ranked fourth in the country.
Texas football coach Mack
Brown said Ohio State would be
a diffcult opponent, but his team
would be up for the challenge.
“This is a fun week in Texas,”
Brown said. “We are excited
about going up to play at Ohio
State. Ohio State won 22 of its
last 23 home games and has
never lost at night, so it will be a
challenge. This is a great test for
us and a great challenge for the
Big 12 and Big 10 Conferences.”
Ohio State opened its season
last week with a 34-14 win over
Miami of Ohio. Texas was also
victorious in week one, defeat-
ing Louisiana-Lafayette 60-3.
New quarterback in Norman
After dropping their frst
game of the year, the Oklahoma
Sooners made a quarterback
change. Junior quarterback Paul
Thompson got the starting nod
last week, but will be the team’s
backup this weekend, when
Oklahoma plays host to Tulsa.
Rhett Bomar, a freshman who
took a redshirt last season, will
start in Thompson’s place. Thomp-
son went 11 for 26 in comple-
tions, accumulating 109 yards and
throwing one interception against
TCU last week. Bomar saw limited
action in the frst game and went 2
for 5 in completions for 19 yards.
Sophomore running back Adri-
an Peterson struggled last week,
rushing the ball 22 times for 63
yards. It had been reported that
Peterson suffered a high ankle
sprain during the TCU game, but
Oklahoma football coach Bob
Stoops said Peterson was fne and
walking around early in the week.
Smith returns to old form
Missouri senior quarterback
Brad Smith was named Big 12
Offensive Player of the Week after
he threw for 317 yards and four
touchdowns in a 44-17 win over
Arkansas State. Smith also rushed
the ball 12 times for 95 yards.
Smith became the third quar-
terback in NCAA history to
have over 6,000 yards passing
and over 3,000 rushing yards
in his career. Smith ranks sec-
ond in the Big 12 with 9,895
total yards gained in his career.
Former Texas Tech quarterback
Kliff Kingsbury is frst with
12,263 yards.
Missouri football coach Gary
Pinkel said he was pleased with
Smith’s frst game.“Brad Smith
had been waiting for this game
since last January, and there was
no guy in our camp who wanted
to get back on the feld and get
respect for the team than Brad,”
Pinkel said.
Missouri will take on New
Mexico at home on Saturday,
but will do it without junior
linebacker Marcus Bacon. Ba-
con was suspended indefnitely
following an arrest last weekend
for driving while intoxicated.
Early wake up call
Kansas State will travel to
Huntington, W. Va., to take on
Marshall Saturday. The game
will be on ESPN 2 at 9:30 a.m.
Kansas State football coach
Bill Snyder said the coaches
have been trying to get things
accomplished quickly for the
early start time. Snyder said this
would be the earliest game he
has ever coached.
The Wildcats enter the game 1-0
following a 35-21 victory over Flor-
ida International last Saturday.
-Daniel Berk
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Editor’s Note: Every Thursday
Kansan senior sportswriter Daniel
Berk will give updates on the Big
12 Conference.
Early Season Test
The game of the week this
weekend will be Texas at Ohio
State. The Longhorns will travel
to Columbus, Ohio, to do battle
with the Buckeyes for the frst
time in the schools’ histories.
Texas enters the game ranked
second in the coaches poll, and
Ohio State enters the game
ranked fourth in the country.
Texas football coach Mack
Brown said Ohio State would be
a diffcult opponent, but his team
would be up for the challenge.
“This is a fun week in Texas,”
Brown said. “We are excited
about going up to play at Ohio
State. Ohio State won 22 of its
last 23 home games and has
never lost at night, so it will be a
challenge. This is a great test for
us and a great challenge for the
Big 12 and Big 10 Conferences.”
Ohio State opened its season
last week with a 34-14 win over
Miami of Ohio. Texas was also
victorious in week one, defeat-
ing Louisiana-Lafayette 60-3.
New quarterback in Norman
After dropping their frst
game of the year, the Oklahoma
Sooners made a quarterback
change. Junior quarterback
Paul Thompson got the start-
ing nod last week, but will be
the backup this weekend, when
Oklahoma plays host to Tulsa.
Rhett Bomar, a freshman
who took a redshirt last season,
will start in Thompson’s place.
Thompson went 11 for 26 in
completions, accumulating 109
yards and throwing one inter-
ception against TCU last week.
Bomar saw limited action.
Sophomore running back
Adrian Peterson struggled last
week, rushing the ball 22 times
for 63 yards. It had been reported
that Peterson suffered a high ankle
sprain during the TCU game, but
Oklahoma football coach Bob
Stoops said Peterson was fne and
walking early in the week.
Smith returns to old form
Missouri senior quarterback
Brad Smith was named Big 12
Offensive Player of the Week after
he threw for 317 yards and four
touchdowns in a 44-17 win over
Arkansas State. Smith also rushed
the ball 12 times for 95 yards.
Smith became the third
quarterback in NCAA his-
tory to have over 6,000 yards
passing and over 3,000 rush-
ing yards in his career. Smith
ranks second in the Big 12
with 9,895 total yards gained in
his career. Former Texas Tech
quarterback Kliff Kingsbury is
frst with 12,263 yards.
Missouri football coach Gary
Pinkel said he was pleased
with Smith’s frst game. “Brad
Smith had been waiting for this
game since last January, and
there was no guy in our camp
who wanted to get back on
the feld and get respect for the
team than Brad,” Pinkel said.
Missouri will take on New
Mexico at home on Saturday,
but will do it without junior
linebacker Marcus Bacon. Ba-
con was suspended indefnitely
following an arrest last weekend
for driving while intoxicated.
Early wake up call
Kansas State will travel to
Huntington, W. Va., to take on
Marshall Saturday. The game
will be on ESPN 2 at 9:30 a.m.
Kansas State football coach
Bill Snyder said the coaches
have been trying to get things
accomplished quickly for the
early start time. Snyder said
this would be the earliest game
he had ever coached.
The Wildcats enter the game 1-0
following a 35-21 victory over Flor-
ida International last Saturday.
-Daniel Berk
Texas in spotlight
t big 12 football
mlb
Suspension cut
in half for coach
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis
Cardinals pitching coach Dave
Duncan had a four-game sus-
pension for his part in a scuffe
with Pirates hitting coach Ger-
ald Perry cut in half yesterday.
Duncan served the fnal
game of his two-game ban
in the fnale of a three-game
series with the Cubs last night.
He missed Friday’s game as
well.
John McHale Jr., executive
vice president of administra-
tion in the commissioner’s
offce, heard Duncan’s appeal.
Duncan said he was suspend-
ed “for getting punched.”
“I still think it’s excessive,
but I appreciate them recon-
sidering and listening to what I
had to say,” Duncan said.
Duncan also was unhappy
that a $1,000 fne was not
reduced.
“I thought it was an awfully
big fne for what involvement
I had,” Duncan said. “I thought
it was an excessive fne. Real-
istically, if you equate players’
salaries vs. coaches’ salaries,
it’s pretty signifcant.”
— The Associated Press
big 12 FooTball
Missouri linebacker
faces DUI charges
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri
linebacker Marcus Bacon has
been suspended indefnitely
following his weekend arrest
for driving while intoxicated.
Missouri offcials cited
disciplinary reasons for the
suspension. Bacon was the Ti-
gers’ leading tackler with eight
tackles in Saturday’s win.
Spokesman Chad Moller
said there was no timetable for
Bacon’s return.
— The Associated Press
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The Kansas football team
didn’t show much offensive
frepower in its opener against
Florida Atlantic, who Sports
Illustrated ranked as the third
worst Division I team.
But there were a few bright
spots on the offensive side of the
ball. The player that turned the
most heads Saturday was junior
running back Jon Cornish, who
has spent more time in coach
Mark Mangino’s doghouse than
on the feld during his career as
a Jayhawk.
(What evidence do you have
to prove that?)
Cornish ran for 45 yards on
only four carries. Kansas’ starting
tailback, senior Clark Green, had
a serviceable game, running for
107 yards. Green is a guy that’s
durable and will run for four
to fve yards on every carry. He
looked lighter on his feet Satur-
day and appeared to have stayed
away from the Krispy Kremes
during the off-season.
But Green still lacks speed
and is not going to bust the
big one, as Cornish showed he
could do with his fourth quarter
27-yard touchdown. Cornish’s
fourth-quarter run was the play
of the day on Saturday. He also
dropped some jaws with his sec-
ond-quarter run, where he col-
lided with FAU safety Kris Bar-
tels and dropped Bartels like a
bad habit.
Hopefully Cornish caught
Mangino’s attention on Satur-
day. Kansas’ offense pretty much
stunk out loud against FAU.
With his inaccurate passing and
poor decision-making, starting
quarterback Adam Barmann
guaranteed himself a prime spot
on the sideline for the rest of the
season.
Senior quarterback Brian
Luke threw the ball better than
Barmann, but his receivers,
with the exception of sopho-
more tight end Derek Fine,
looked less than stellar. The
equipment manager needs to
look into purchasing the re-
ceivers new gloves, preferably
sticky ones.
With a passing game that
won’t be much better than last
season’s, the offense is going to
need big plays from the running
game. Cornish can deliver long
runs and deserves more car-
ries. He has the combination of
speed, size, power and elusive-
ness that all great running backs
possess.
Cornish may lack expe-
rience, but these next two
games against cupcake oppo-
nents are the times for him to
get experience. The reason it
has taken Cornish so long to
get on the field is that he hails
from Canada, which isn’t ex-
actly football country. Cor-
nish was behind the learning
curve when he arrived in Law-
rence, but now he is ready to
contribute.
Green is a solid back. He
should remain the starter, but
the offense will beneft in the
long run if Green and Cornish
share the running responsibili-
ties 50-50.
It’s no secret that the reason
the Jayhawks were unable to
hold leads in the fourth quarter
last season was that the defense
spent too much time on the
feld. With Green and Cornish,
the KU offense has two solid
backs that can eat up clock and
rack up yards.
Cornish proved he’s for real
Saturday. Now give him the
damn ball.
F Moore is a Shawnee junior
in journalism.
C.J. Moore
cjmoore@kansan.com
Heart
continued from page 12a
Mangino said he approached
team physician Larry Magee
about the idea and Magee sup-
ported it. Mangino received
funding from the athletic de-
partment for the tests.
He wasn’t sure how many
teams used these tests, but said
that Magee said the teams that did
were probably in the minority.
“I go into these homes and I
recruit these kids and tell their
parents that we are going to take
good care of them,” Mangino
said. “With all the issues that
have come up in recent years
with athletes, I thought it was
the right thing to do.”
Football Notes:
Mangino did not announce who
his starting quarterback would be
for Saturday’s game against Appa-
lachian State. He said it would be
a game-time decision. Mangino
said junior wide receiver Jona-
than Lamb would miss signif-
cant time because of an injury.
— Edited by Erin Wisdom
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Although he has the skills
of a guard, the 6-foot-8 Downs
will most likely play at the small
forward position for the Kansas
offense.
“He has a lot of bounce and
he can shoot and he is really a
skilled player,” Self said.
The biggest knock on Downs’
game is that he’s too thin, and of
course, too quiet.
At 190 pounds, Downs knows
he has to get stronger if he wants
to earn minutes during the phys-
ical Big 12 conference games.
When he came to Kansas this
summer, he weighed about 180
pounds, but he worked hard in
the weight room to add muscle.
Eating his favorite meal of fried
chicken and mashed potatoes
probably didn’t hurt either.
“The biggest thing about Mi-
cah will be how he can adjust to
a stronger more physical game
because he is such a thin kid,”
Self said. “With strength comes
better defense, better rebound-
ing, those sorts of things. He
wants to be a player. He just has
to get stronger.”
Self would also like to see
Downs get more aggressive. He
said Downs’ passive personality
was refected a great deal in his
game.
“Probably too much so,” Self
said. “I think Micah is not as ag-
gressive as he should be on the
court. I think he turns down
open shots. I think he doesn’t
play with the tenacity that he
needs to play with consistently.
But I also think part of that is
just his personality and how he
has played.”
As Downs becomes more
comfortable off the court he will
become more assertive on it,
Self said.
Downs met all of the players
on his visit to Kansas in May
2004, so he said he felt wel-
comed right away. A devoted
Christian, Downs said he some-
times had long talks with Chris-
tian Moody and Stephen Vinson
about their faith.
“I have a relationship with
everyone on the team,” Downs
said. “But I have a lot in com-
mon with those guys.”
He doesn’t like to go out, so
Downs spends time hanging out
with his teammates over com-
petitive games of NCAA Foot-
ball 2006 on PlayStation 2.
“I like to, you know, just do
what guys do,” Downs said. “Sit
around, play video games and
talk friendly trash.”
He is a little homesick and he
misses his girlfriend of almost
a year, Natanya. But he said he
had enough to keep him busy
until the season gets here.
Right now, he sports an or-
thopedic boot on his left foot
— he suffered a minor sprain
to his left ankle at one of last
week’s practices — but Downs
said he was eager to get the sea-
son started. A trip to Maui to
face Arizona in Kansas’ fourth
game of the season will be an
early test for the freshman.
“I have always wanted to go
to Hawaii,” Downs said. “That
will be a blast.”
He knows it won’t all be fun
and games though. The Jay-
hawks are stacked with young
talent at the guard position, and
with the addition of Brandon
Rush, Downs now has one more
person to battle for minutes. Self
said that the competition would
help get the freshmen involved
early in the season.
That will be important for a
team that has lost its top four
leading scorers from last sea-
son.
“I think all of the fresh-
men will have an impact on
our team, but there is going to
be some competition for those
guys,” Self said. “Nobody is go-
ing to roll over and say to anoth-
er guy, ‘OK, hey, these are your
minutes.’”
Downs likes the challenge.
Self has told him there will be
ups and downs this season with
such a young team, but Downs
has his goals in focus.
“I want one of those Big 12
championship rings like the rest
of these guys have got,” he said.
­ —­ Edited­ by­ Tricia­ Masenthin­
Kemp
contined from page 12a
His intensity and energy is
what Kemp’s teammates know
him for. Kevin Kane, senior
linebacker, said Kemp’s energy
rubbed off on the other defen-
sive players.
“He’s a linebacker in the sec-
ondary,” Kane said. “He likes to
run around and hit people. It’s a
great feeling to watch him come
out of the defensive backfeld
and lay somebody out.”
Although Kemp had a solid
frst game, it came with mistakes
that he said he knew could be
corrected.
In the third quarter of Sat-
urday’s game, Florida Atlantic
connected on a 42-yard pass to
the receiver Kemp was defend-
ing.
Kemp eventually made the
tackle on the receiver, and Flor-
ida Atlantic’s drive came to a
halt inside the Kansas 20-yard
line after a fumble.
Mangino said he wasn’t wor-
ried about Kemp’s mistakes.
“He had a few mistakes, but
they are all correctable,” Mangi-
no said. “He just has to settle
down and be assignment-sound
all the time.”
Other than the 42-yard pass,
Florida Atlantic also connected
on a pair of 66-yard touchdown
passes over other players in the
secondary.
Kemp said he wished that
hadn’t happened, but he knew
the secondary could make ad-
justments for Saturday’s game
against Appalachian State.
“We made a few mistakes, but
it happens,” Kemp said. “We
need to pay more attention to
detail and be more fundamen-
tally sound. Everyone knows
the plays and their assignments,
so I think it will work out.”
Kemp said he still felt as if
people doubted him and his
abilities.
“There are a lot of people that
aren’t sure about me,” Kemp
said. “I want to prove to people
that I can play.”
— Edited­by­Erin­Wisdom
sports
By Ryan Colaianni
rcolaianni@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
Sophomore place kicker
Scott Webb has always been
known for his accuracy, but his
power is what had fans turning
their heads last Saturday.
Webb drilled a career long
43-yard feld goal, and all six of
his kickoffs sailed into the end
zone, including one that split
the uprights.
“He’s had a great offseason
in the weight room and is much
stronger than he was a year ago,”
Kansas football coach Mark
Mangino said. “That is pretty
obvious when you see him kick
the ball. It’s got some distance to
it and some height and the kick-
offs are strong too.”
Mangino credited Webb’s dis-
tance to the offseason condition-
ing program in which Webb par-
ticipated just like any other player.
“They lift, squat, and run and
do the same exact out-of-sea-
son programs as the lineback-
ers, fullback and the receivers,”
Mangino said.
Webb said part of the reason
he had been more successful
was because he was more com-
fortable on the feld and had an
extra year of experience. The 43-
yarder that Webb hit on Satur-
day probably would have fallen
short last year, but Webb doesn’t
feel that is because his distance
has improved from a year ago.
“It is just that I have become
more consistent with my dis-
tance,” he said. “Sometimes I had
trouble consistently hitting dis-
tance. I think I have gotten better
at the range and accuracy.”
Last season, Webb only kicked
extra points and short feld goals
and was perfect on 29 for 29 of
those attempts. After the depar-
ture of former kicker Johnny Beck,
Webb has been given all feld goal
duties as well as kickoff responsi-
bilities. There is little competition
for Webb’s starting spot.
“I like competition,” he said. “I
miss Johnny Beck, he is a great guy.
He made me better. But it was real
fun to get out there with no compe-
tition, that’s for sure,” Webb said.
Mangino recruited Webb out of
Tulsa, Okla., and was impressed
with his abilities in high school.
— Edited by Anne Burgard
thursday, september 8, 2005 the university daily Kansan 11a
soccer
Bush frst to earn
Big 12 accolade
Jessica Bush became
the first Kansas soccer
player this year to earn
the Big 12 conference
Player of
the Week.
The
freshman
forward/
midfielder
picked up
the honor
Tuesday.
Bush’s two
consecutive game-win-
ning goals were respon-
sible for the Jayhawks
(2-1-1) two-game winning
streak.
Bush was the first to
score in the 2-0 shutout
against Missouri State
last week. She marked the
only goal in a 1-0 victory
against Arkansas as well.
The Blue Springs, Mo.,
native has four points
on the season’s first four
games, second only to
senior forward Caroline
Smith.
Bush has collected
eight shots on goal as
well, trailing Smith by
only a shot.
The freshman will get
the opportunity to prove
herself for the first time
on the road this weekend.
Kansas leaves today for
San Diego to take on No.
12 Pepperdine and San
Diego in the adidas/Tore-
ros Invitational.
— Alissa Bauer
TOMORROW
F Volleyball vs. Virginia, noon, Horejsi Family Athletics Center
FCross Country, KSU Wildcat Invitational, 6:30 p.m., Manhattan
FVolleyball vs. Michigan State, 7 p.m., Horejsi Family Athletics Center
FSoccer at San Diego, 9:30 p.m., San Diego
SATURDAY
FVolleyball vs. Temple, 1 p.m., Horejsi Family Athletics Center
FFootball vs. Appalachian State, 6 p.m., Memorial Stadium
ATHLETICS CALENDAR
TOMORROW
F Volleyball vs. Virginia, noon, Horejsi Family Athletics Center
FCross Country, KSU Wildcat Invitational, 6:30 p.m., Manhattan
FVolleyball vs. Michigan State, 7 p.m., Horejsi Family Athletics Center
FSoccer at San Diego, 9:30 p.m., San Diego
SATURDAY
FVolleyball vs. Temple, 1 p.m., Horejsi Family Athletics Center
FFootball vs. Appalachian State, 6 p.m., Memorial Stadium
INTRAMURAL SCOREBOAD
Webb adds strength
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Sophomore kicker Scott Webb attempts a feld goal with junior wide re-
ceiver Brian Murph.
Bush
athletics department
Max Falkenstein
in recovery
Kansas athletics radio broad-
caster Max Falkenstein is recov-
ering following intestinal surgery
at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
According to a release from
the Kansas Athletics Depart-
ment, Falkenstein will remain
hospitalized for about a week.
“Our thoughts and prayers
are with Max and his family
right now,” Kansas Athletics
Director Lew Perkins said. “We
are all praying for a full and
speedy recovery.”
Falkenstein began his 60th
and fnal season of broadcasting
Kansas athletics last weekend.
The Hall of Fame broadcaster
serves as color commentator for
football and men’s basketball.
— Ryan Schneider
nba
Watson signs with
Denver Nuggets
DENVER — The Den-
ver Nuggets signed free
agent guard Earl Watson on
Wednesday, bringing in the
four-year veteran to bolster
their backcourt.
Terms of the deal were not
disclosed.
“Earl is one of the up-and-
coming guards in this league
and we’re happy to have
him,” general manager Kiki
Vandeweghe said.
The 6-foot-1 Watson joins
the Nuggets after three
seasons with the Memphis
Grizzlies, where he aver-
aged a career-high 7.7 points
and 4.5 assists in 80 games
last season.
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By Miranda Lenning
mlenning@kansan.com
Kansan senior sportswriter
Almost everything about Mi-
cah Downs is quiet — from the
way his eyes hang low when he’s
introduced to someone for the
frst time, to the way he talks,
just above a whisper.
Downs could easily go un-
noticed in a large crowd or in
the classroom, but on the hard-
wood, he is hard to miss.
Put him behind a three-point
arc and tell him to shoot a bas-
ketball and it’s apparent Downs
will be one of the Jayhawks’ best
shooters this season. Invite him
to hit the town on Friday night
and he’ll probably say he would
prefer to stay home and watch
“Friday Night Lights.”
“When I’m not working out, I
am just kind of lazy,” he said. “I
like to lay around and watch TV
and take a lot of naps.”
Downs was sleeping the oth-
er night when he heard sounds
coming from the living room.
Tired as he was, Downs rolled
out of bed, a little creeped out
by the suspicious clatter coming
from his living room at 2 a.m.
Next thing he knew, he heard
a roar of laughter, a door slam
and two sets of footsteps running
down the hall. Typical. It was just
fellow freshman basketball players
Mario Chalmers and Julian Wright
playing another one of their prac-
tical jokes with Downs as victim.
Downs is the easiest one to pick
on, Chalmers and Wright said.
“If you do something to Micah,
he just gets mad,” Chalmers said.
“But if I mess with Julian, I know
he is going to try to get me back.”
Downs really didn’t say much
about it the next day, Wright said.
“Probably, just because he is
so quiet,” Wright said. “Really the
only time Micah says anything is
when we’ve messed with him.”
His teammates might not be
so quick to mess with him on the
court. Not only does Downs have
an impressive jump shot, but Kan-
sas coaches are impressed with
his ability to create his own shot
and get his teammates involved
with his passing ability.
A McDonald’s All-American,
Downs averaged 25 points and
12 rebounds during his senior
season at Juanita High School
in Kirkland, Wash.
see ADJUsTs on pAge 10A
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sports
t Football
For Kemp, the wait is over
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Junior safety Jerome Kemp, left, and senior linebacker Brandon Perkins, right, celebrate a defensive stop against FAU during the second half.
The Jayhawks are preparing for a home stand this Saturday.
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Freshman adjusts
to new teammates
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Micah Downs, left, drives against Tasmin Mitchell in the frst half of the McDonald’s All-American game March 30 at Notre Dame.
J.D. Bowser,
Leawood senior,
reaches for
a fag from
Joel Dreiling,
Overland Park
senior, during
an intramural
fag football
game Tuesday
at Shenk Sports
Complex. Dreil-
ing scored a
touchdown to
help team Nick
Redell defeat
team Delta Chi
One 13-7.
Team Redell tops Delta Chi One
t INtramurals
By HeatHer riffeL
hriffel@kansan.com
Kansan sportswriter
A slow offensive start by Delta
Chi One was too much for the team
to overcome as they fell to Team Re-
dell by a score of 13-7 on Tuesday at
Shenk Sports Complex.
Both teams played hard, but in the end,
Team Redell had the offense required to
come out with the victory. The frst half
was a defensive battle as both teams were
held scoreless. Team Redell’s quarterback,
Sean Anderson, Overland Park senior,
had many long passes to move the ball
down the feld but could not convert the
drives into points. At the end of the frst
half, Team Redell drove down the feld
but was stopped short of scoring when
the defense knocked a pass down in the
end zone. Team Redell came out strong in
the second half. The team had an impres-
sive drive down the feld that involved
multiple lateral passes. That drive led to a
touchdown pass from Anderson to Bron-
son Eldridge, Kansas City, Kan., junior.
Team Redell was not done scoring.
Anderson marched the team down the
feld and threw a touchdown pass to
Joel Dreiling, Overland Park senior.
The team converted the extra point
when Anderson found Casey Wright,
Overland Park senior, in the end zone.
Delta Chi One was not about to give
up. The team fred back with its own
scoring drive that included a touch-
down pass by quarterback Lance Mall,
Clay Center sophomore, to Mike Jevons,
Manhattan senior. Mall ran in the extra
point to pull within a touchdown.
Delta Chi One thought it had a chance
to beat Team Redell in the closing minutes
when Charlie Black, Overland Park se-
nior, intercepted a pass from Team Ridell.
But before they could even the score, time
expired and Team Redell celebrated the
victory. After the game, Wright and Team
Redell said they were ready to take on the
Kansas football team.
“Team Redell, Memorial Stadium,
be there,” Wright said.
— Edited by Erick R. Schmidt
Downs shows
fellow players
quiet nature
By danieL Berk
dberk@kansan.com
Kansan senior sportswriter
It’s taken three seasons, two
positions and more than 30
games, but Jerome Kemp is f-
nally where he wants to be.
The junior safety from Wich-
ita came to Kansas in 2002 as a
running back and took a red-
shirt season. For the past two
seasons, Kemp has served main-
ly as a backup safety and has
started only one game.
Kemp, however, was given
the starting nod for the season
opener against Florida Atlan-
tic last week and took advan-
tage of this opportunity. He
led the team with eight solo
tackles, including a couple of
bone-crushing hits that came
at the line of scrimmage.
“It’s been a long road to get to
where I’m at now,” Kemp said.
“The path that I have taken has
obviously paid off. Starting the very
frst game and the spot that I’m in is
exactly where I want to be.”
Both Kansas coach Mark
Mangino and Kemp’s teammates
took notice of Kemp’s strong
frst-game performance.
“Overall, I really liked his
effort and intensity,” Mangino
said. “I like how he played with
some fre in him.”
see KeMp on pAge 10A
By ryan CoLaianni
rcolaianni@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
Kansas football coach Mark
Mangino announced yester-
day that freshman quarterback
Kerry Meier had been cleared
to practice without restrictions
beginning on Monday.
The team’s medical staff deter-
mined Meier has Wolff-Parkin-
son-White Syndrome, a disorder
that affects the electrical system
of the heart, Mangino said.
Meier went to the hospital Fri-
day for a non-surgical procedure.
“I would be lying if I told you
it wasn’t an awfully tense day
here on Friday,” Mangino said.
“We are playing our frst game
the next day and we are all con-
cerned about Kerry.”
Meier returned to the hospi-
tal Tuesday for another test, but
another procedure wasn’t nec-
essary, Mangino said.
“Monday he will be back with
football, which he loves to do,”
Mangino said.
The Meiers were grateful for
the positive outcome, they said
in a statement released after
Mangino’s announcement.
“As we have learned, both the
physical and the mental heart of
an athlete is God’s most pre-
cious gift,” the Meiers said.
The syndrome was detected
during health tests all frst-year
players undergo when they en-
ter the football program.
Mangino said Meier hadn’t
shown any signs of the disease
before the tests.
“The doctors were very con-
fident and he was worked on
by an excellent staff. He was
in very good care, a very good
team of doctors,” Mangino
said.
In the spring of 2004, Mangi-
no implemented a policy requir-
ing all incoming players to re-
ceive an electrocardiogram and
an echocardiogram.
“We are also very appre-
ciative of the efforts by the
University of Kansas, Coach
Mangino, the athletic train-
ing staff, coaches and doctors
to insure that our student ath-
letes are screened and tested to
discover conditions that may
otherwise go undetected,” the
Meier family said.
Mangino said he required
these tests because of the
health incidents — some fatal
— athletes have faced around
the country.
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Frosh QB’s
heart treated
Syndrome
uncovered
in health test
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“I would be
lying if I told you it
wasn’t an awfully
tense day here on
Friday.”
Mark Mangino
Kansas football coach