Housing and dining costs for

on-campus residents may increase
by an average of 2.5 percent next
school year.
At its meeting on Nov. 14 and
15, the Kansas Board of Regents
will review the proposal submit-
ted by the Department of Student
Housing that outlines the increase,
which will affect students at all on-
campus living locations, including
residence and scholarship halls,
Jayhawker Towers, Stouffer Place
Apartments and the Sunflower
House. The increases differ by
location and room type.
Diana Robertson, director of
student housing, said the high-
er costs are a result of expected
increases in operating expenses.
“Each year, we take a look at
what the rates for the following
year are going to need to be,”
Robertson said. “With utilities, for
example, we’re expecting a four to
six percent increase in costs. That
makes up a significant amount
of our budget, so we have to plan
accordingly.”
Income from housing and
dining fees is used for operating
costs, including utilities, person-
nel, maintenance products and any
debt from building renovations.
“We’re an auxiliary service, so
we operate only off of the income
we take in from the room rates and
rent rates,” Robertson said.
As part of an annual process,
the department of student housing
proposed the rates to the Student
Housing Advisory Board, which
is composed of faculty, staff and
presidents from each of the four
government-housing groups.
Students on the board took the
proposal to their respective orga-
nizations for further review by stu-
dents. Then, the board met again
to vote on these rates.
“We did all of that in September
and October, and then we for-
warded those rates to the Board of
Regents for approval,” Robertson
said.
Kristen Hays, a sophomore
from Waterville, is planning her
living situation for next fall. Hays,
a resident in a scholarship hall,
is debating whether to continue
living on campus, and she is con-
sidering Jayhawker Towers.
Hays said cost is a major aspect
when choosing a living space, but
she does not think the increase in
housing and dining rates is enough
to affect her decision.
A two-person apartment at
Jayhawker Towers cost $5,400 for
the 2012-2013 school year, and
the Blue Basic dining plan costs
$2,860, according to the University
contract rates. If the Kansas Board
of Regents approves the 2013-2014
proposal, the apartment would
cost about $5,540 and dining
about $2,930, for a total increase
of about $200.
“I don’t think the increase is
enough to make me rethink that
because, in the grand scheme of
things, it’s a year, and it’s about
$200,” she said. “I don’t think $200
is a big deal.”
Melanie Lux, a freshman from
St. Joseph, Mo., thinks the increase
would be problematic for some
students.
“I see it as a big deal because I’m
from another state, and I pay out-
of-state costs,” Lux said. “I think it
will make it harder for out-of-state
kids.”
Lux, who currently lives in
Lewis Hall, is planning on living in
The Connection apartments next
fall. She said it would cost about
the same as living in the residence
halls.
“I think I’ll like it better,” Lux
said. “I think KU costs are fair for
the most part, but it is going to cost
me about the same.”
Robertson said even with the
increase, University housing and
dining rates would still be below
rates of other Big 12 schools. She
said this is a commitment the
University has made through the
years.
“We try to keep the buildings in
great condition and balance that
with keeping costs as low as we can
for students,” Robertson said.
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FiNANce
KU Endowment offers loans
When Shawnee junior Julia
Urban was in a pinch for book
money, she considered selling her
plasma or signing up for a clinical
drug trial.
Urban thought the financial aid
she applied for and received at the
beginning of the semester would
be enough with her part-time job,
but it wasn’t. And she had maxed
out her student loans.
Urban was in difficult finan-
cial straits, and turned to KU
Endowment for help.
“I had planned in advance and
I found myself in completely dif-
ferent circumstances,” Urban said.
“You never know how long you’ll
have your part-time job, or how
many hours you’ll get or when
your schedule might change for
school.”
After being turned down for
student loans through private
lenders, Urban was approved for
$2,500 within 24 hours for a KU
Endowment student loan.
Endowment is a private, non-
profit fundraising organization. It
relies mostly on donations from
alumni and University supporters.
The loan program began in 1931
by Frederick Speh, in memory of
his son, a student who died in a
car accident.
“For nearly as long as KU
Endowment has existed, private
gifts have benefitted students in a
myriad of ways, including our loan
program, said Dale Seuferling,
Endowment president.
And when Urban needed her
loan in 2008, the year of the Great
Recession, so did 2,626 other stu-
dents. That year, KUE disbursed
$5.2 million in loan dollars, a
record amount.
“The economy seems to be
an important variable in loan
demand,” said Lisa Scheller,
Endowment spokeswoman.
Endowment student loans
peaked in the recession years
of 2008-2010 and have since
decreased. University financial aid
officers encourage students to seek
federal student loans before apply-
ing for Endowment loans because
the federal loans offer more favor-
able terms.
Endowment had a 44 percent
increase in loan disbursements
from fiscal years 2008 through
2010, said Scheller. Since then,
the number of new applicants and
loans disbursed have decreased,
with a combined $5.1 million dis-
bursed in fiscal years 2011 and
2012 after peaking in 2009 at 2,627
new loans and $5.2 million.
Aside from the economy,
said Brenda Maigaard, Assistant
Vice Provost of Financial Aid
& Scholarships, the decrease in
the number of Endowment loans
issued is a result of Graduate
PLUS loans, made available in
2006-2007 to post-secondary stu-
dents. Graduate PLUS loans do
not cap out like Endowment loans
and allow graduate students to
borrow up to the full net cost of
attendance. In fiscal year 2011,
University graduate students
borrowed about $3.8 million in
Graduate PLUS loans, accord-
ing to the Office of Institutional
Research and Planning.
Endowment loans are avail-
able for students on all of the
University’s campuses, with a
fixed rate of 5 percent, lower than
the 7.8 percent average for private
loans, according to the Consumer
Financial Protection Bureau.
Repayment doesn’t have to be
made until after graduation, but
Urban said because hers was classi-
fied as an emergency loan, she had
to pay it back within six months,
and found herself defaulting.
“I take most of the burden of
responsibility,” Urban said. “I was
so blinded by needing the money
and just doing whatever I needed
to do to stay in school, but I do
recommend it if you are going to
be responsible.”
Urban paid the loan off this
summer and works a full-time job.
She said now she keeps her student
loans organized on a spreadsheet,
because lenders did not reach out
to her after she had moved.
“I really don’t know what I
would’ve done if KU didn’t have
the option to get loans through
them,” Urban said. “I would have
probably started selling every-
thing, so I was really fortunate
I didn’t have to do anything too
dramatic.”
— Edited by Christy Khamphilay
“i think we all know that there’s a risk that’s going to
happen, but when it happens, the student body gets really
upset, because as students, we feel that we sometimes have
the right to underage drink. so when they come and tell us
that we can’t do it, it creates an uproar that makes you think
twice about the consequences, but even then, i don’t think it
will make that big of a difference.”
emily lubarsky
Senior, Shawnee
“All the house parties i go to, there are still people there to
iD you. it is a little bit too harsh, but if you’re stupid enough
to be of age and buy it for people who aren’t, you kind of have
to expect it.”
Casey Cox
Senior, Wichita
“i think going against the law is a big risk. if you know
you’re not supposed to be hosting a party with underage
drinking, it’s like being in the drug business. it’s the risk you
take.”
gopolang Mohlabeng
Graduate student, South Africa
“i feel like the police are pretty lax in a college town
because they understand that those things are going to
happen. i know in the beginning of the year, they came down
hard to set an example, but overall, for them to charge
students for selling to minors and for minors having, i
would think they did it to set an example. i’ve never heard it
happening before, so i feel like they did it to prevent other
people from doing it.”
austin Habash
Sophomore, Great Bend
Police arrest 20 at
Halloween party
cRime
elecTioN
Police targeted Halloween house par-
ties on Friday, oct. 26, issuing nearly 30
criminal violations and busting a party
where liquor was sold to minors.
The Fake iD 101 Taskforce aims to
enforce underage drinking laws. The
majority of the citations were issued at a
house party in the oread Neighborhood,
which includes four charges of operating
as an open saloon and social hosting,
according to a press release. more than
200 people attended, and several kegs
of beer along with $800 in proceeds from
alcohol sales were seized.
“it was being operated like a business
without a liquor license,” said sgt. Trent
mcKinley, a lawrence Police spokesman.
The grant-funded Taskforce is com-
prised of offcers from the Kansas Al-
coholic Beverage control, KU offce of
Public safety, Douglas county sheriff’s
offce and the lawrence Police Depart-
ment. For the past two semesters, it has
focused on unlawful social hosting, or
the allowance of individuals under 21 to
consume alcohol on your property. it is
the frst time the Taskforce issued open
saloon charges. if convicted, the misde-
meanor charge is punishable by a fne
of no more than $500, and imprisonment
for no more than 90 days. A social host-
ing conviction is punishable of a fne no
less than $1,000.
Twenty-nine criminal violations were
issued to 20 individuals during the night
of enforcement: 11 for possession of al-
cohol by a minor, nine for possession of
an open container or consuming liquor
in public, four for unlawful hosting of
minors or social hosting, four for open
saloon and one for possession or use of
a fake or other person’s identifcation.

— Rachel Salyer
How do you feel about tHe fake id 101 taskforCe?
What to know before
heading to the polls
Before you vote tomorrow, know where
and when to do it, and what to bring with
you.
• Voters must only vote at their regis-
tered precinct, or poll. lawrence has 59
polls in different areas throughout the
city. A person’s place of residence de-
termines which poll they vote at. Voters
can fnd their registered poll by going to
douglascountyelections.com, clicking Al-
ready Registered Voters under the Voter
Portal icon and entering their info in the
Voter Registration Search Form.
“The big thing is you have to go to
your precinct,” said Jamie shew, Doug-
las county clerk. “A lot of the confusion
that happens on campus is that every-
one thinks they can vote at the campus
location on election Day and you cannot.
it is only for students who live in that
precinct, which is basically Daisy hill.”
• Voting polls around Lawrence will
be open tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
shew said voters must be in line before 7
p.m. in order to vote.
The poll lines and time it takes to vote
can vary depending on precinct. To speed
up the process in the booth, shew advis-
es voters to be familiar with the sample
ballot form at doulgascountyelections.
com.
• A list of acceptable identifcations
is also listed on the website. Voters will
need a government-issued photo iD
to vote. some of the accepted forms of
indentifcation include driver’s license,
state identifcation card, public school
iD, tribal iD and passports. First-time
voters do not need to bring their regis-
tration card to the poll.
— Rebekka Schlichting
Source: KU Endowment
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student rates for 2012-2013 school year
Based on costs for traditional double rooms with basic meal plans
DES MOINES, Iowa — Two
days from judgment by the voters,
President Barack Obama and Mitt
Romney raced across competitive
battleground states on Sunday,
stressing differences on the econ-
omy, health care and more while
professing a willingness to work
across party lines to end gridlock
in Washington.
“You have the power,” Obama,
the most powerful political lead-
er in the world, told thousands
of cheering supporters in New
Hampshire as the race moved
toward a close finish.
Boos from Romney’s partisans
in Cleveland turned to apprecia-
tive laughter when the Republican
nominee began a sentence by say-
ing, “If the president were to be
elected,” and ended it with, “It’s
possible but not likely.”
After a campaign than began
more than a year ago, late public
opinion polls were unpredictably
tight for the nationwide popular
vote. But they suggested an advan-
tage for the president in the state-
by-state competition for electoral
votes that will settle the contest.
Conceding nothing, Romney
set his first foray of the fall into
Pennsylvania. The state last voted
for a Republican presidential can-
didate in 1988, but the challenger
and his allies began advertising
heavily in the campaign’s final
days.
In Des Moines, he said he would
meet regularly with “good men and
women on both sides of the aisle”
in Congress. Later, in Cleveland, he
said of Obama, “Instead of bridg-
ing the divide, he’s made it wider.”
Obama had New Hampshire,
Florida, Ohio and Colorado in his
sights for the day, and judging from
the polls, a slight wind at his back.
So much so that one conservative
group cited a string of surveys that
favor the president as it emailed
an urgent plea for late-campaign
donations so it could end his time
in the White House.
In New Hampshire, the presi-
dent said he wants to work across
party lines, but said he won’t give
up priorities such as college finan-
cial aid or the health care law he
pushed through Congress.
The two rivals and their running
mates flew from state to state as
the last of an estimated 1 million
campaign commercials were airing
in a costly attempt to influence a
diminishing pool of voters.
More than 27 million ballots
have been cast in 34 states and
the District of Columbia, although
none will be counted until Election
Day on Tuesday.
Obama and Romney disagree
sharply about the approach the
nation should take to the slow-
growth economy and high unem-
ployment, and the differences have
helped define the campaign. Most
notably, Romney wants to extend
tax cuts that are due to expire with-
out exception, while Obama wants
to allow them to expire on incomes
over $250,000.
At the same time, polls show
bipartisanship is popular, in the
abstract, at least, which accounts
for the emphasis the candidates are
placing in the race’s final days on
working across political aisles.
Obama’s term has been littered
with the legislative wreckage left
behind by constant struggles with
congressional Republicans. Yet his
trip to New Jersey last Wednesday
was a model of nonpartisanship as
he accompanied Republican Gov.
Chris Christie on a tour of destruc-
tion caused by Superstorm Sandy.
The governor repeatedly praised
the administration’s response to the
storm.
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What’s the
Tuesday Wednesday
Monday, November 5 Tuesday, November 6 Wednesday, November 7
WHAT: Printmaking Workshop
WHERE: Kansas Union
WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m.
ABOUT: Channel your inner artist with this
workshop offered by the Lawrence Arts Center and
SUA.
WHAT: 2012 Education Career Fair
WHERE: Kansas Union, ffth foor
WHEN: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
ABOUT: Learn more about employment
opportunities in PK-12 education. More than 60
school districts from Kansas and Missouri will be
represented.
WHAT: NaNoWriMo Write-In
WHERE: Lawrence Public Library
WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: Participating in National Novel Writing
Month? Stop by the library for snacks and prompts.
calEndar
Thursday
Thursday, November 8
WHAT: Campus Movie Series: The Dark
Knight Rises
WHERE: Kansas Union, Woodruff Auditorium
WHEN: 8 to 11 p.m.
ABOUT: Christian Bale reprises his role as
the caped crusader in the third installment of
Christopher Nolan’s Batman revamp.
WHAT: Quixotic Fusion - open master class
WHERE: Robinson Center, 240
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
ABOUT: Learn modern dance techniques
from the Kansas City based Quixotic
performers before they demonstrate their skill
at the Lied Center Friday night.
WHAT: Tea at Three
WHERE: Kansas Union, Level 4 lobby
WHEN: 3 to 4 p.m.
ABOUt: There is no better way to celebrate a
Thursday afternoon than by eating free tea,
punch and cookies.
WHAT: Jalen Rose lecture
WHERE: Kansas Union, Woodruff Auditorium
WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m.
ABOUT: ESPN College Gameday analyst and
former NBA player Jalen Rose will discuss
issues in the NCAA and college athletics.
WHAT: Overdraft screening and panel
discussion
WHERE: Lied Center Pavilion
WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
ABOUT: Enjoy a free screening of Overdraft, a
documentary discussing America’s debt crisis,
followed by a panel discussion about the issue.
WHAT: Islam Awareness Week: KU basketball
watch party
WHERE: Kansas Union
WHEN: 7 p.m.
ABOUT: Watch the Jayhawks take on the
Washburn Ichabods as part of Islam Awareness
Week.
WHAT: Election Day
WHERE: Douglas County, check
douglascountyelections.com for your polling
location
WHEN: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
ABOUT: If you don’t cast your vote, you can’t
complain about the results.
WHAT: Veterans Information Table
WHERE: Wescoe Beach
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
ABOUT: Veterans can learn about the
services available to them through campus
organizations like the KU Veterans Services
Offce and the University Career Center.
WHAT: Election Watch Party
WHERE: Kansas Union, fourth-foor lobby
WHEN: 5 to 11 p.m.
ABOUT: Watch live coverage of the election
results at this nonpartisan event.
Muslim student group
hosts awareness events
The Muslim Student Association
wants to teach others about Muslims
and the Islamic faith through its Islam
Awareness Week on campus. The group
will host events throughout the week.
“The purpose is to educate people on
Islam and Muslims,” said Iesha Kincaid,
president of the Muslim Student Associa-
tion. “There are a lot of stereotypes and
misconceptions out there, so we hope to
show what Islam is really about and get
rid of some of those stereotypes and mis-
conceptions.”
Kincaid said some of the misconcep-
tions of Islam make people think it is noth-
ing more than terrorism, oppression among
women, disliking America and the Prophet
Muhammad portrayed as a war lord.
The Muslim Student Association has an
informational booth in the Kansas Union
lobby every day this week from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. Each day will feature a different
themed table.
The two main events are “The Truth
About Controversy” a lecture by Dr.
Sabeel Ahmed on Wednesday at 7 to
9 p.m. in Woodruff Auditorium of the
Kansas Union and the documentary on
the life of the Prophet Muhammad on
Friday at 4:30 p.m. in the Big 12 room.
Specifc details on Muslim Awareness
Week events and informational tables can
be found at calendar.ku.edu.
— Rebekka Schlichting
Student Union Activities
to sponsor toy drive
Student Union Activities will partner
with Toys for Tots to help families in
need this holiday season.
Donations will be collected from Nov.
5 until Dec. 9. SUA’s Social Issues com-
mittee is in charge of the event and will
be working with the Toys for Tots program
in Douglas County.
“They’ve been doing this for a few
years now, and they’ve just kept it go-
ing,” said Amir Moghaddami, SUA Social
Issues committee member and a sopho-
more from Wichita.
Zack Marsh, Social Issues Assistant
Coordinator and a senior from Wichita,
said each drop box location will be
marked with notes listing what children
have asked for.
Students are responsible for buying
the toy and returning it to one of the
drop off locations, including the Kansas
Union, Mrs. E’s and the Rec Center.
Marsh said that campus organiza-
tions can participate in the toy collec-
tion as well. SUA will also allow campus
organizations to take responsibility for a
list of toys and make the donation as a
group.
To donate online, visit the Toys for Tots
website, toysfortots.org.

— Elly Grimm
POLICE REPORTS
Candidates advocate bipartisanship
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ELECTION

“Instead of bridging the
divide, [Obama’s] made it
wider.”
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Presidential Candidate
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• A 19-year-old female University
student was arrested Sunday at 1:10
a.m. on the intersection of 19th Street
and Constant Avenue on suspicion of
operating under the infuence, unlaw-
ful use of a driver’s license and pur-
chase or consumption of alcohol by a
minor. Bond was set at $700. She was
released.
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— Associated Press
CAIRO — Egypt’s ancient
Coptic Christian Church named
a new pope on Sunday to spiritu-
ally guide the community through
a time when many fear for their
future with the rise of Islamists to
power and deteriorating security
after last year’s uprising.
The death earlier this year of
Pope Shenouda III, a familiar fig-
ure who led the church for 40 years,
heightened the sense of insecurity
felt by many Egyptian Christians.
They will now look to Bishop
Tawadros, who will be ordained
Nov. 18 as Pope Tawadros II, to fill
the void in leadership.
Tawadros, 60, was chosen in an
elaborate Mass where a blindfolded
boy drew the name of the next
patriarch from a crystal chalice.
“The situation for us in Egypt is
not stable,” said 27-year-old Peter
Nasser, a volunteer at the Mass.
“We hope the incoming pope will
make our problems known to the
outside world,” he added, voicing
hopes that Tawadros will also raise
the profile of Christians in this
country.
Copts, estimated at about 10
percent of the country’s 83 mil-
lion people, have long complained
of discrimination by the Muslim
majority state. Under both the old
regime and the new Islamist leader-
ship, violent clashes with Muslims
have occasionally broken out, often
sparked by church construction,
land disputes or Muslim-Christian
love affairs.
The new pope will face tre-
mendous challenges in navigating
Egypt’s changing political realities,
where Islamists are now domi-
nant and the liberal and secular
groups behind last year’s uprising
are struggling. At the center of the
political squabbling is the role of
Islam in the new constitution, cur-
rently being drafted.
Lawmaker wants release
of Prime Minister’s texts
LONDON — A
British lawmaker
called for the
country’s media
ethics inquiry to
publish all the
text messages
it has between
Prime Minister David
Cameron and Rebekah Brooks, the ex-
chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s Brit-
ish newspaper division, who now faces
charges over the country’s tabloid phone
hacking scandal.
The Mail on Sunday newspaper print-
ed two unseen messages the pair had
exchanged in 2009, prompting a call
from opposition Labour Party lawmaker
Chris Bryant for Judge Brian Leveson’s
ethics inquiry to disclose the texts.
MOSCOW — Thousands of
nationalists marched through
Moscow on Sunday chanting
slogans such as “Russia for the
Russians” to protest President
Vladimir Putin’s government,
which they accuse of lavishing priv-
ileges on migrants and minorities
while ignoring ethnic Russians.
The anti-Kremlin tone of the
nationalists, who once backed
Putin, comes as the movement’s
leaders try to broaden their base
in the wake of last winter’s histor-
ic opposition protests against the
Russian leader. Some nationalists
are even denouncing violence and
racism, moves many mainstream
opposition activists view with sus-
picion.
Sunday’s march took place on
Unity Day, a national holiday
established in 2005 to replace com-
memorations of the Bolshevik
Revolution. It has become associ-
ated with the nationalist “Russian
March,” which has taken a stri-
dently anti-Kremlin tone. More
than 40 Russian Marches were held
throughout the country during the
day.
Putin is “scared of us. He feels
his time is coming to an end,
because the future belongs to us,”
Alexander Belov, leader of the
nationalist group Russkie, told the
marchers in Moscow.
The Levada Center, an indepen-
dent Russian survey agency, says its
studies indicate that nearly half of
Russians resent government subsi-
dies to the restive, mostly Muslim
Caucasus republics and dislike
migrants from both the Caucasus
and the former Soviet Central
Asian states.
Such sentiments often overlap
with the opposition movement that
dramatically rose up last December
after parliamentary elections taint-
ed by fraud claims. Prominent
opposition figure Alexei Navalny
has called on the Kremlin to “stop
feeding the Caucasus,” particular-
ly Chechnya, and was one of the
Russian March’s organizers until
this year.
Although they make up a small
part of the broad anti-Putin protest
movement, nationalists are among
its most visible members.
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Aries (March 21-April 19)
Today is a 7
Continue to repay obligations.
Take time out for recreation today
and tomorrow. Romance is a growing
possibility. You’re gaining support.
Celebrate with a home-cooked meal
and coziness.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Today is a 6
Make household decisions the
next few days, and focus on home
and family. improvements to shared
living spaces beneft everyone. it’s
amazing what a little paint can do.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Today is a 5
The next two days are excellent for
studying. You’ll learn quickly with la-
ser focus. Research the situation and
any new developments. Catch up on
the reading. Back up hard drives.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Today is a 7
That money could show up any
time now. You’re entering a two-day
phase of fnancial planning and
practical effort. A spending spree
could tempt; contemplate costs frst.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
Today is a 5
For the next few days, innovation
and personal assessment rule. You’re
back in control for the most part. As-
sertiveness works well now. Decide
who you’re growing up to be.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Today is a 6
Watch out for surprises. Clarify
your direction with friends, and keep
an eye on the competition. Review
your plans. Finish your work in pri-
vate.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Today is a 6
You’re entering a cooperative cycle
today and tomorrow. Your friends are
happy to give you a boost. Make sure
what you build is solid. Guard against
being impetuous.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Today is a 6
Plan for the spotlight, and focus
on your career. There’s still a way to
win, although confict could be pos-
sible. Don’t let anybody push you
around.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec.
21)
Today is a 5
Wash everything in sight. Take
time for long-term planning. Travel
compels, but it could get complex.
Mercury goes retrograde tomorrow for
the next three weeks. Book tickets for
later.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Today is a 6
Handle fnancial matters today
and tomorrow. Work out a compro-
mise. Put away provisions for the
future. Pay the bills, and reward
yourself with relaxation and peace
of mind.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Today is a 5
spend more time with your mate
the next few days. Partnership is at
the forefront. The focus is on peace-
making and compromise. Listen to
suggestions, and negotiate a win-
win.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
Today is a 7
You’re entering an intense work
phase. sort through feelings as they
arise. A co-worker demands your
time. Chores need attention. sched-
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NeW YoRk — For the victims of super-
storm sandy, it was a sorely needed mes-
sage delivered.
From “Livin’ on a Prayer” to “The Living
Proof,” every song Friday at NBC’s beneft
concert became a message song.
The hourlong event, hosted by Matt
Lauer, was heavy on stars and lyrics iden-
tifed with New Jersey and the New York
metropolitan area, which took the brunt
of this week’s deadly storm. The telethon
was a mix of music, storm footage and
calls for donations from Jon stewart, Tina
Fey, Whoopi Goldberg and others.
The show ended, as it only could, with
Bruce springsteen and the e street Band,
tearing into “Land of Hope and Dreams.”
“God bless New York,” springsteen,
New Jersey’s ageless native son, said in
conclusion. “God bless the Jersey shore.”
— Associated Press
Te news hit the Internet with
all the force of a proton torpedo ex-
ploding in the Death Star’s thermal
exhaust port.
Not only was George Lucas of-
cially retiring from flmmaking, he
was also selling his Lucasflm media
empire to Disney, giving Emperor
Mickey clearance to green-light at
least three new “Star Wars” flms
based on Lucas’s long-rumored,
of-denied outlines for a sequel tril-
ogy taking place afer the events of
“Return of the Jedi.” In fact, Disney
executives are already eyeing a 2015
release date for what’s now being
billed as “Episode VII.”
Public reaction has been sharply
divided since the $4.05 billion deal,
which encompasses control of In-
dustrial Light & Magic, Skywalker
Sound and all future theme park op-
tions, was announced last Tuesday.
One side sees the news as wholly
positive, a chance for the franchise to
redeem itself afer the prequel trilogy
failed to meet the messianic expecta-
tions of older fans, many of whom
still shudder at the mention of Jake
Lloyd or, Yoda forbid, Jar Jar Binks.
Others fear the deal will cost “Star
Wars” its identity as a transcultural
touchstone, making the beloved and
enormously infuential series just
another rebranded cog in Disney’s
ruthless corporate machinery.
Personally, I see the deal as a
welcome changing of the guard. As
franchise caretaker, Lucas has been
keeping “Star Wars” in metaphori-
cal carbonite for far too long. Over
the last 15 years, he and his fans have
engaged in a tumultuous love-hate
relationship that eerily mirrors the
redemptive arc of Darth Vader, the
former knight turned intergalactic
scourge who ultimately fnds salva-
tion when confronted by a new gen-
eration.
Afer the prequels, Lucas went
from a celebrated vanguard of inde-
pendent cinema and the architect of
childhood dreams to the dark lord
of green screen, a controlling techno
freak who shunned collaborators,
marginalized actors and compul-
sively tinkered with his classic tril-
ogy, cranking out endless “Special
Editions” while pointedly refusing
to release the unaltered originals on
a worthy format. Just ask the average
fan how he or she feels about Greedo
shooting frst or Vader’s cringe-
worthy outburst during the formerly
wordless, note-perfect climax of
“Return of the Jedi.”
Disney, on the other hand, has
embraced a surprisingly hands-of
approach when dealing with its
newly absorbed partners. Marvel
Studios, which Disney acquired in
2009, operates largely outside the
Mouse House’s sphere of infuence, a
business model that recently paid of
in spades with the extraordinary box
ofce success of “Te Avengers.”
Although Disney ofcially bought
Pixar in 2006, great pains were taken
to ensure the Emeryville, Calif.-based
animation studio remained a sepa-
rate entity, free from the compulsory
sequels and creative meddling that
had soured company relations dur-
ing the Michael Eisner years. Hope-
fully, Lucasflm president Kathleen
Kennedy will be granted similar au-
tonomy now that she’s managing the
“Star Wars” brand for Disney.
All corporate blather aside, the
prospect of a “Star Wars” trilogy
emancipated from Lucas’s miserly
stewardship is rife with potential. In
a statement released last week, Lucas
himself expressed interest in passing
the torch to younger flmmakers,
relegating himself to the role of “cre-
ative consultant,” a post far removed
from the director’s chair or screen-
writer’s table. Tis is ideal, because
despite his weakness for dialogue
and disdain for non-pixilated per-
formers, George Lucas remains one
of the industry’s great idea men.
I just hope the new writers and di-
rectors can reconcile their respect for
the franchise with a willingness to
push it further in the storytelling de-
partment. Irvin Kershner’s “Te Em-
pire Strikes Back,” widely regarded
as the saga’s high-water mark, found
a precise balance between spectacle
and substance, creating a lived-in
universe inhabited by believably
fawed, humanely written charac-
ters. Someone like Brad Bird (“Te
Incredibles”), Neil Blomkamp (“Dis-
trict 9”) or Rian Johnson (“Looper”)
would ft the bill nicely.
For the frst time since 1999, the
future of “Star Wars” looks bright
and secure, with expectations large
enough to fll the Great Pit of Cark-
oon. Even fans who aren’t fully con-
vinced should take comfort from the
words of Obi-Wan Kenobi: “You’ve
taken your frst step into a larger
world.”
—Edited by Joanna Hlavacek
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people I encountered at KU, and her continued
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NEW YORK — The weekend box office
was not only undeterred by the aftermath of
Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed by it.
Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” opened strong-
ly with $49.1 million and Robert Zemeckis’
“Flight,” starring Denzel Washington, soared
to a $25 million debut. Both opened above
expectations, capitalizing on East Coast audi-
ences looking for distraction amid the recov-
ery from the storm.
“Wreck-It Ralph,” a 3-D animated family
film about a video game villain who tries to
break free of his role, is the largest box-office
opening ever for Walt Disney Animation,
which has produced countless cartoon clas-
sics (though doesn’t include Disney’s lucrative
Pixar Animation).
Though the hurricane had forced the clo-
sure of hundreds of movie theaters in the New
York, New Jersey area, most were open for
business by the weekend. As many as 100 the-
aters were still closed on Friday, but many of
those were restored during the weekend.
“We didn’t really have a playbook for this,”
said Hollywood.com box office analyst Paul
Dergarabedian. “But the numbers show that
audiences across the country, and particularly
in the Northeast, wanted to go to the movies
and they did.”
With many East Coast children out of school
on Friday, Disney saw an uptick of business for
Friday matinees to the well-reviewed “Wreck-
It Ralph.”
“’Wreck-It Ralph’ became something of a
distraction and an opportunity for families to
do something separate of the storm,” said Dave
Hollis, Disney’s head of distribution. “Schools
being shut down on Friday also played a role
as parents were looking for things to entertain
the kids and keep them out of the cold.”
Paramount’s “Flight,” which had a smaller
opening — 1,884 theaters, or about half the
number of “Wreck-It Ralph” — might have
been expected to be more harmed by Sandy,
considering adult dramas generally depend
heavily on the New York City market. But the
film, which has found critical raves and Oscar
buzz, proved particularly enticing to moviego-
ers, many of whom were surely pulled in by
the star power of Washington, who plays an
airline pilot of both heroic skill and debilitat-
ing alcoholism.
“When you look up his filmography — it
doesn’t matter whether it was yesterday or
20 years ago — Denzel opens movies,” said
Paramount distribution head Don Harris.
Harris said the studio counted only about
15 theaters lost to “Flight” due to power out-
ages.
Aside from the draw of Washington, “Flight”
is also the first live-action film in 12 years for
Zemeckis. The director, whose films include
the “Back to the Future” trilogy and “Cast
Away,” had spent the last decade on perfor-
mance-capture animated films like “The Polar
Express” and “A Christmas Carol.” Harris
called the return “spectacular” and said: “It’s
almost like: Where have you been?”
Ben Affleck’s Iran hostage tale “Argo,” in
its fourth week of release, expanded to 2,774
theaters. The Warner Bros. film added $10.2
million, bringing its cumulative gross to $75.9
million — a healthy haul for a film expected to
be in the thick of the Oscar hunt.
The Universal kung fu flick “The Man With
the Iron Fists,” directed by RZA of the hip hop
group Wu-Tang Clan, opened with a debut of
$8.2 million.
Overseas, the James Bond film “Skyfall”
continued to dominate. It took in $156 million
over the weekend bringing its international
total to $287 million. The film opens in North
America on Friday.
The strong box-office weekend — up 21
percent from the same weekend last year —
bodes well for Hollywood ahead of the arrival
of “Skyfall” and the upcoming holiday movie
season.
Monday, noveMber 5, 2012
SAN DIEGO _ Under a gray
sky, not far from San Diego’s
Balboa Park, actor Gary Sinise is
getting ready to strap on his bass
guitar and play before a crowd of
more than 2,000 people.
It’s the last day of a recent
weeklong celebration for the fifth
anniversary of the Comprehensive
Combat and Complex Casualty
Care (C-5) program at the Naval
Medical Center San Diego for the
war wounded. Members of the
Cirque du Soleil Street Team are
performing. There are balloons,
face painting and rock climbing
for kids, plus barbecue from Food
Network star Robert Irvine.
Before he takes the stage, Sinise,
better known as Det. Mac Taylor
on CBS’ long-running “CSI: NY,”
but best known in this crowd
as Lt. Dan from his 1994 role in
“Forrest Gump,” bats away a recent
suggestion by Newt Gingrich that
he would make a good secretary
of the Department of Veterans
Affairs if Mitt Romney were elect-
ed president.
“Government, that’s not my
thing,” Sinise tells a reporter. “I
get more done doing what I’m
doing.”
What he’s been doing is playing
40 to 50 concerts a year as leader
of the Lt. Dan Band at military
bases and other sites in the U.S.
and abroad, sometimes as part of
a USO tour, sometimes teamed
with the Stephen Siller Tunnel
to Towers Foundation to raise
funds to build “smart homes” for
the most severely wounded, and
sometimes as part of his own
Gary Sinise Foundation’s efforts
to raise public awareness about
the accomplishments and needs
of American military personnel
and their families.
He’s also the spokesman for
the Disabled American Veterans
organization, has done recruit-
ing commercials for the Army
and Army Reserve as well as a
public service announcement for
the Marine Corps, and is a leader
in the drive to build a monument
in Washington, D.C., to America’s
war wounded. The monument is
set to be dedicated next year.
“I want it so our congresspeo-
ple can look out the window and
be reminded of the cost of war,”
Sinise says.
For his efforts, Sinise has been
awarded the Presidential Citizens
Medal by President George W.
Bush and been declared an hon-
orary Navy chief petty officer and
a USO Goodwill Ambassador for
his native state of Illinois.
“Gary is the Bob Hope for this
generation of combat warriors,”
says Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., a
retired Army lieutenant colonel.
“I play bass guitar,” Sinise says
with a laugh that betrays his dis-
comfort with praise when West’s
comment is mentioned. “I didn’t
know that Bob Hope played bass,
did he?”
Sinise’s concern for veterans
predates “Forrest Gump” by more
than a decade, back to his days
with the Steppenwolf Theatre
Company, which he founded with
two friends. He was so moved by
a play about the plight of Vietnam
veterans and their anger at being
discarded by an uncaring public
that he looked for ways to become
involved.
That experience led to his
continuing involvement with
the Disabled American Veterans
organization.
Still, it was Lt. Dan that pro-
pelled Sinise into greater activ-
ism. He jumped at the role, in part
because “Forrest Gump” provided
a positive portrayal of Vietnam
veterans; Lt. Dan lost both legs
in combat and journeys from
despair and anger to optimism
and hope.
“A lot of people say they care
about the troops,” says Popaditch.
“But with Gary, you know he
means it. He backs it up with
action.”
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The following is a description
of the possible ballot items that
Douglas County residents will
encounter on Tuesday. Lawrence
and Douglas County are divided
into multiple districts, so it’s a good
idea to check your voter informa-
tion on the Kansas Secretary of
State’s website to determine which
districts you’re eligible to vote for.
Federal OFFices
United StateS RepReSenta-
tive, 2nd diStRict
Lynn Jenkins, Topeka –
Republican
Jenkins spent nearly 20 years as a
certified public accountant; she has
served in both the Kansas House and
Senate and is a former Kansas State
Treasurer. She currently serves on
the House of Representatives’ House
Committee of Ways and Means.
According to her
website, Jenkins’
main goals
are to increase
job and eco-
nomic growth
in Kansas, sup-
port a strong
national defense
and improve
transparency in
Congress — all while maintaining
a fiscally responsible government.
She believes future cuts in spending
will trim trillions off of the current
administration’s budget. Unlike her
opponent, Jenkins does not support
President Obama’s overhaul of med-
ical insurance practices in America
known as the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act.
Tobias Schlingensiepen, Topeka
– Democrat
Schlingensiepen states that his
top four priorities are jobs and the
economy, education, fiscal respon-
sibility and, according to his cam-
paign’s website, “making certain
that everyone — including wealthy
corporations — pays their fair
share.” He is a
former pas-
tor in the First
Congregational
Church and a
chaplain with the
Topeka Police
Department. He
says he would
invest in educa-
tion, foster a business-friendly envi-
ronment, punish companies who
send jobs overseas, expand Kansas’
energy industry, promote the
healthcare industry and support the
Kansas farmer. Schlingensiepen is a
proponent of election reform and
would like to distance corporate
lobbyists from elected officials. He
has attacked Jenkins multiple times
on this issue.
Dennis Hawver, Owzawkie –
Libertarian
Hawver’s main goals as a politi-
cian are to end any “unconstitution-
al wars,” sending anyone who funds
these wars to prison. He believes
downsizing government by 50 per-
cent across the board — from mili-
tary spending to aid for low-income
families — as well as cutting taxes
by 50 percent. He wants to repeal
the Patriot Act among others to
give “more freedom” to citizens.
He wants political figures to have a
smaller role in American society.
state OFFices
State SenatoR,
2nd diStRict
Ronald B. Ellis – Republican
A retired teacher from Meriden,
Ron Ellis is now a cattle rancher
in Jefferson County. Ellis is anti-
abortion and a fiscal conservative.
He has previously worked for the
campaigns of Sens. Pat Roberts
and Jerry Moran, U.S. Rep Lynn
Jenkins and former senator Gov.
Sam Brownback.
Marci Francisco – Democrat
State Sen. Marci Francisco,
D-Lawrence, is seeking her third
four-year term in the Kansas Senate.
She serves on several committees,
including the Democratic Party pre-
cinct committee and the Way and
Means Committee.
Anthony R. Brown, Eudora –
Republican
Brown says his goals are to reform
the economy to benefit hard-work-
ing companies and reform the state’s
government to be more “efficient
and effective.” He is a proponent
of “family, traditional values and
caring teachers,” according to his
website. He says these are the “keys
to our children’s success, not gov-
ernment mandates.” He is a Marine
Corps veteran and a former school-
teacher. Brown and his opponent
have dueled on multiple tax laws.
Brown says his opponent “hurt low-
income Kansans” when he voted for
a one-cent tax increase in 2010.
Tom Holland, Baldwin City –
Democrat
Holland says his four main goals
for Kansas are to create jobs and
protect wages, restore state fund-
ing for K-12 public schools, pro-
mote tax policies that benefit hard-
working Kansas families and lower
property taxes. Holland has served
as both state senator and member
of the state house of representatives.
He is also a local business owner.
Holland is against Gov. Brownback’s
tax cuts toward education, while
his opponent favors them. “I know
that education is the future,” he says,
“and I will fight to keep it strong.”
State SenatoR, 19th diStRict
Casey W. Moore – Republican
Casey Moore, whose motto is
“more jobs, less government,” is a
conservative political novice. He’s
been a pastor and identifies himself
as “an alternative to a liberal leg-
islator.” According to his website,
Moore wants to reduce the regula-
tion of small businesses and “intru-
sive nature of government.”
Anthony Hensley – Democrat
Senate Minority Leader Anthony
Hensley, D-Topeka, is the state’s lon-
gest-serving legislator. He’s served
in the Kansas Legislature since 1976.
Hensley is a public school teacher
and has voiced concerns about the
effect Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cut
plan would have on education and
social services funding.

State RepReSentative,
10th diStRict
Erica Anderson – Republican
Erica Anderson has been
endorsed by the Kansas Chamber
of Commerce PAC. She is anti-
abortion, and according to her web-
site, she supports a more efficient
and effective government and will
oppose legislation that infringes on
Second Amendment rights.
John Wilson – Democrat
John Wilson works for a non-
profit that works to reduce child-
hood obesity. According to his web-
site, he supports restoring cuts to
public education, creating a fairer
tax code and legislation that would
require contractors to hire at least
70 percent of their workers from
Kansas.
State RepReSentative,
42nd diStRict
Connie O’Brien – Rebulican
Seeking her third term, state Rep.
Connie O’Brien of Tonganoxie has
been endorsed by the National Rifle
Association and Kansans for Life.
In 2009, she supported legislation
to create a new coal-fired plant in
Holcomb. O’Brien also supports
incrementally eliminating Kansas’
income tax.
Harold D. Fevurly Jr. –
Democrat
Harold Fevurly Jr. is a former
Pleasant Ridge school board mem-
ber and is now a facilities and
grounds director. Fevurly is a self-
described moderate and says educa-
tion funding is his top priority.
State RepReSentative,
44th diStRict
Patrick Bengtson, Lawrence –
Republican
Bengtson’s policies revolve around
improving K-12 and higher educa-
tion, expanding Medicaid while still
keeping the Kansas market compet-
itive. He also supports restructuring
the state’s tax codes. He is a 2009
graduate of the University of Kansas
Law School. He says on his website
he got in to politics after watching
his father struggle to navigate the
complexities of modern American
medical care with a health condi-
tion.
Barbara W. Ballard, Lawrence
– Democrat
As the current incumbent, Ballard
was first elected to the Kansas
State House of Representatives in
1992. She has served on the House
Appropriations Committee and
the House Committees on Social
Services Budget. Ballard served as
Dean of Students at the University of
Kansas, Assistant Vice-Chancellor
of Student Affairs, and Associate
Director of the Dole Institute of
Politics. When interviewed by
PoliticalFiber, Ballard said what set
her apart from her candidate was
her wealth of experience. She cited
healthcare, education and public
safety as her top priorities.
State RepReSentative,
45th diStRict
Tom Sloan – Republican
Sloan is serving his ninth term in
the Kansas House of Representatives
and is currently the chairman of
the Vision 2020 Committee and
is a member of the Energy and
Utilities, Local Government, and
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Budget Committees. According to
his campaign website, education
is one of his top priorities, and
he believes the government has a
responsibility to provide affordable
education for college and vocational
students. “Even more than educa-
tional opportunities, two factors will
determine the future of our state
– clean, abundant water supplies
and affordable, reliable, responsible
energy supplies,” the site says.
State RepReSentative,
46th diStRict
Paul Davis – Democrat
Paul Davis is a lifelong Lawrence
resident and he received his under-
graduate degree from the University
of Kansas. Before serving in the
legislature, he worked as assistant
director of government affairs for
former Insurance Commissioner
Kathleen Sebelius, as well as for
the legislative and Ethics Counsel
at the Kansas Bar Association. He
has served in the Kansas House
of Representatives since 2003 and
in 2008 was elected Kansas House
Democratic Leader.
Ken Corbet – Republican
Corbet is a member of Gov. Sam
Brownback’s Council on Travel
and Tourism and also serves on
the Dean’s Advisory Council at
Kansas State University’s School of
Agriculture. According to his web-
site, Corbet’s top three priorities are
growing the economy by reducing
income taxes and minimizing the
role of government, supporting the
second amendment and defending
an anti-abortion agenda.
Ann Mah – Democrat
Mah has been a state repre-
sentative since 2002, and she is a
Democratic Party precinct com-
mitteewoman. Previously, Mah
taught high school science, was an
engineer for Southwestern Bell and
she is now the owner of Discover!
Strategies.

BoaRd of edUcation,
4th diStRict
Jack Wu – Republican
According to his website, Wu
believes the school system “is
preparing its students to be liars,
crooks, thieves, murderers, and per-
verts.” As an active member of the
Westboro Baptist Church, Wu says
his mission in running for a seat on
the School Board “is to throw out
the crap that teachers are feeding
their students and replace it with
healthy good for the soul knowledge
from the holy scriptures.” In order
to help solve the school budget
problems, he says he will eliminate
funding for evolution textbooks and
“pseudo education.” He has not pre-
viously served in office.
Carolyn L. Campbell –
Democrat
Campbell currently serves as the
Vice Chair of the Kansas State Board
of Education. She served three terms
on the Topeka Public Schools Board
of Education as well as two addi-
tional terms as President.
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and Brianne pfannenstiel contributed
to this story
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Election square off: Obama or Romney?
great news everybody. I emailed the
Rock Chalk Video director, and this
pregame video is only for exhibition
games!
You always know how many people
ordered Tryyaki by how many side salads
are left behind...
guys should not have words on the
back of their shorts. Rams? Whoa...
My teacher passed around a kettle
to collect money for weather-related
victims today in class, after giving us
candy. Well played, sir.
get it together, kids. The “other”
basketball video starts after exhibition
games.
obviously the Chi-o fountain wasn’t
Pepsi Blue. We’re sponsored by Coke.
Really hope McLemore isn’t Selby 2.0.
To the guys getting into the elevator
at Strong hall. No, you cannot move left
and right, this is not Willy Wonka’s glass
elevator.
giving a speech to your mirror always
sounds better than when you give it to a
class of hungover students.
There is going to be a documentary
about the Boom Boom Room couple.
It’s not the Boom Boom Room any-
more. It’s the Womb Boom Room.
It trains you for high pressure situa-
tions, that’s why you should procras-
tinate.
The scariest thing just happened to
me! I seriously got attacked by a squir-
rel! Editor’s Note: Join the club.
Post-halloween parties always are an
odd mix between fun and pathetic.
Bro, you can’t call dibs on every girl
you see. It’s part of the code.
a LIFE WIThouT BaCoN IS No LIFE
aT aLL!
hahahahahaha Lakers!
Bringing religious beliefs into poli-
tics? Yeah, you’ve lost my vote.
I wonder how many drunken FFa
submissions the editor gets.
I see all these voting ads, but none
of them have a number to text for the
candidates.
If I ever start a pretentious indie
rock band, it’ll be called Jayhawk Buddy
System.
My roommate managed to sprain
both of her ankles due to falling down
on campus. Thanks for the hills, Ku.
Just watched a hawk catch a squir-
rel. Needless to say, the hawk’s days are
numbered.
T
he legal idea
that you own
something
completely after you
buy it is known as
“first sale” and the
person who sold it
to you can’t tell you
what you can do
with it, even if they
copyrighted part of
it. Well, the Supreme
Court heard arguments in
a case last week that might
reshape the whole concept
of first sale in America.
While the case Kirtsaeng v.
John Wiley & Sons is about
textbooks, the groups who
hope to gain most from
this case and the termina-
tion of first sale are the
music and movie industry.
The music and movie
industry really wants to be
able to extend its copyright
protection. So much that
these groups spent $122
million lobbying Congress
for increased copyright
legislation, according to
the Center for Responsive
Politics. And of course,
the industry portrays
themselves as “protecting
the artists.” But really, we
know its for the money. If
first sale is altered in their
direction, it would open
up a “secondary” market
to many industries, a new
market covering products
that you thought you pur-
chased and own.
Already, most of the
music and movies you
think you bought from
places like iTunes, you only
technically licensed from
the rights holder.
This means the rights
holders can tell you things
like who you’re allowed to
share your music with, or if
you can share your music.
If first sale is terminated,
these companies could
limit your rights to things
you actually purchased,
like physical items. Say you
wanted to sell or give away
a DVD you bought three
years ago, these companies
could tell you the price you
had to sell it for, and sue
you if you gave it away.
Obviously, for anyone
who buys or rents music
and movies, this doesn’t
sound too pleasing. And
for good reason: If you
bought something, you
should own it and be able
to do whatever you want.
The music and movies
industries attempt to limit
the rights to our purchases
is the same fight these
companies had when the
radio was invented, and
when people copied and
traded vinyl records. So
what have people been
doing when the industry
has started to crack down?
Just pirating even more
than ever.
Look at “Game of
Thrones.” HBO limits
online viewing to people
who own both a cable and
HBO subscription,
which many people
can’t afford. And what
happened? With such
limited legal access,
“Game of Thrones”
Season 2 was the
most pirated TV
show of all time, with
25 million copies tor-
rented, according to
Forbes.com.
The industry spends
too much time limiting
the consumers rights, and
trying to punish piraters.
Instead, why don’t they
attempt to increase con-
sumer access, and decrease
piracy as result. If iTunes
offered me full ownership
of the music they “sell,” I’d
probably still buy music
from iTunes, and not rent
music from Spotify for
much less. If HBO would
be willing to let people
watch “Game of Thrones”
online for $3 an episode,
maybe 25 million people
wouldn’t need to steal it.
So seriously entertain-
ment industry, limiting
not only the number of
people who can buy your
products, but also the
rights they have to your
products, is not going to
make you more money.
It’s going to make a lot of
upset people who will be
willing to pirate your prod-
ucts because they don’t like
you. So how about you be
decent people, and increase
access to your products
instead?
Simpson is a freshman major-
ing in chemical engineering
from Fairway.
T
omorrow’s
election day.
And if you’re
still undecided on
who you should select
to be your presidential
pick, let me give
you a breakdown of
why I believe Barack
Obama deserves,
not just the majority
of Americans’, but
college students’ votes in
particular:
ThE AFFORdAblE
hEAlTh CARE ACT, AkA,
ObAmACARE
This has been President
Obama’s largest initiative
during his presidency, and
it works to completely
revamp our former
inefficient and limited
health care system. A
few of the major changes
are individuals can stay
on their parents’ health
insurance until the age of
26, you cannot be denied
insurance coverage because
of a pre-existing condition
and sex-discriminatory
policies are no longer legal.
FEdERAl FiNANCiAl Aid,
OR hOw A lOT OF US CAN
AFFORd TO gO TO kU
Obama has done a lot to
allow students to be able
to afford an education.
President Obama made
it so federal loans are
distributed by direct
lending only — meaning
fees paid to private banks
that act as a middle man
are cut out. These savings
in fees have also made
possible, after the 2012-
2013 academic year, for
Pell Grants to increase
along with the inflation
rate, rather than staying
at a fixed rate — meaning
more aid that doesn’t need
to be paid back possible.
Finally, after the summer
of 2014, students will be
able to cap their repayment
of loans at 10 percent
of their income above
basic living requirements,
rather than the previous
15 percent, so after
graduation, you’re not
going broke trying to repay
loans.
wANT A JOb POST gRAd?
President Obama
inherited a recession from
economic policies during
the Bush administration.
It’s definitely been a rough
past couple of years for
a lot of U.S. citizens,
especially in terms of
trying to keep a job, much
less trying to get hired
straight out of college.
But without the
efforts the president
has made, it would
have been a hell of a
lot worse.
Obama created
more private sector
jobs in 2010 than the
Bush administration
did in eight years
— that’s pretty
significant, right? Then
in a simple comparison
of rhetoric — Romney’s
economic rhetoric has
focused on cutting
spending — cutting
funding for Amtrak,
the Public Broadcasting
Service, the National
Endowment for the
Arts and the National
Endowment for the
Humanities, a freeze on
federal hiring and an end
of the Affordable Health
Care Act, which cuts
spending and cuts jobs.
Obama has said he will
create jobs by creating a
public works job program,
provide aid to hire more
and pay teachers better,
explore natural gas
exploration and expand
medical professional jobs
through the Affordable
Health Care Act, which
will lead to millions of new
jobs.
gwynn is a sophomore
majoring in English and
women, gender, and Sexuality
from Olathe.
W
hy should
you consider
voting
for Mitt Romney
tomorrow? Take a
quick look at the facts.
Then ask yourself the
essential question: Is the
country better or worse
today than four years
ago?
The true indicator of
real employment, the labor
participation rate, is at its
lowest point in 30 years.
There are 10 million people
that have been forced to
go on food stamps in the
past four years. Al-Qaida
has still not been defeated,
but its influence is growing
across the Middle East. Not
only have we not made a
dent in our national debt,
we’ve tripled it. All we have
to show for the past four
years is a health care bill
that will actually exacerbate
the problem it was
designed to solve – don’t
worry though, Obama
plans to raise taxes on the
rich and entrepreneurs to
pay for it. Are we better
off? The answer is a very
deafening, “No!”
Romney’s presidency
would address the biggest
issue right now, how to
get our economy out from
underneath the bloated,
inefficient government and
get people back to work
by growing the private
sector. He knows what it
takes to grow business;
out of the two presidential
candidates, he’s the only
one who has ever had a job.
Sorry, community activists.
This country has
definite problems; we
have millions out of work,
defense issues abroad and
a sputtering economy
at home. Romney’s best
quality is personified in his
trademark smirk. He is an
optimist – even, perhaps
a little sly and cocky. But
that’s what the country
needs right now. We need
someone who openly loves
America – and who is a bit
cocky about it – and will
do whatever he can
to make it stronger.
Of the two men
who will likely
become President,
one of them is the
challenger, the other
has just campaigned
like he is. President
Obama has put
together a tired
campaign relying on tired
promises and retreaded
ideas.
President Obama is
the presidential version
of Turner Gill; he had
little experience prior to
running for the position
and far too many people
simply got caught up
in the novelty of the
moment. Now, I’m not
saying Romney is Charlie
Weis – I wouldn’t want to
insult Romney – but it’s
time that we gave Obama
his pink slip. That’s why
I’m exercising my privilege
to vote by casting my
ballot for Romney/Ryan
tomorrow.
mcCroy is a senior majoring in
economics from des moines,
iowa.
S
aving money
is difficult.
Extremely dif-
ficult. It’s just so simple
to mindlessly swipe
your debit card to get
yet another Jimmy
John’s sandwich. Sure,
everyone’s heard the
typical ways to save
money by clipping
coupons and making
a budget. But by these
unconventional ways, you
can save money without
having to be boring.
“ACCidENTAlly” FOR-
gET yOUR wAllET
Your friends invite you
to go to Jefferson’s, but
you don’t because you
can’t afford it. It happens
to the best of us. This
time, accept the invita-
tion. When the bill comes
around, have a really dis-
appointed expression and
say, “Man, I forgot my wal-
let. Can anyone spot me
this time?” It works like a
charm. Except when they
ask for you to pay them
back or they catch on to
your plan. The only down-
side to this is you’ll prob-
ably look like a mooch and
may lose a few friends.
TAkE AdvANTAgE OF ThE
SAUCE PACkETS
Next time you hit up
the Underground, load up
your backpack with the
free stuff that comes with
your meal. They never
put a limit on it, right?
Grab some ketchup, salt,
mayo, napkins, soy sauce.
Anything that’s there,
grab it. Some places like
McDonald’s have gotten
smart and charge 25 cents
per sweet and sour sauce
packet. Know which places
are free, and take advan-
tage of it.
gRAb yOUR SNACkS AT A
gROCERy STORE
Instead of buying a bag
of pretzels, why not take
advantage of the samples
at Wal-Mart or other
grocery stores? The only
tricky part is finding ways
to get multiple samples to
get an actual snack por-
tion. Find ways to distract
them. Even just tell the
attendant that you’re a
broke college student. If it’s
a sweet, elderly lady, she
may feel sympathy for you
and give you more than
one. Sometimes, you’ll
get lucky with stores like
Target having samples just
sitting out by the deli sec-
tion. Grab all you want.
gOOglE
“FREE SAmPlES”
If you just simply search
online for free samples,
you can come up with free
hair care products, soap,
toothpaste and more. If
you do that often enough,
you may very rarely
have to buy actual
products. Ship
to your parent’s
address also and
have them keep the
second helping of
samples until you
go home next. Not
only does it save a
lot of money, but
it saves you from getting
your lazy self out of bed to
go to the store.
FREE TRiAlS
The only bad thing
with this is you’ll probably
become less social and
more into Netflix. Once I
got the free month trial of
Netflix, I stayed cooped up
in my room during sum-
mer break just watching
“Breaking Bad.” You could
even use your parent’s
email address for another
free trial. Once you run
out of email addresses,
there’s usually a friend who
doesn’t mind you watching
their Netflix every once in
a while.
Now that you know
five more cheapskate
tricks, think of your own.
Remember, there is a dif-
ference between stealing
and taking advantage of
the system. A very fine
line.
bickel is a sophomore major-
ing in journalism from harper.
obama deserves votes of young people Romney would address the major issues
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By Andrew Simpson
asimpson@kansan.com
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By Katherine Gwynn
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NEW YORK — Shivering victims
of Superstorm Sandy went to church
Sunday to pray for deliverance as
cold weather settling in across the
New York metropolitan region —
and another powerful storm forecast
for the middle of the week — added
to their misfortunes and deepened
the gloom.
With overnight temperatures
sinking into the 30s and hundreds
of thousands of homes and busi-
nesses still without electricity six
days afer Sandy howled through,
people slept in layers of clothes, and
New York City ofcials handed out
blankets and urged victims to go to
overnight shelters or daytime warm-
ing centers.
At the same time, government
leaders began to grapple with a
daunting longer-term problem:
where to fnd housing for the tens of
thousands of people whose homes
could be uninhabitable for weeks or
months because of a combination of
storm damage and cold weather.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said
30,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers may
need to be relocated — a monu-
mental task in a city where housing
is scarce and expensive — though he
said that number will probably drop
to 20,000 within a couple of weeks
as power is restored in more places.
In a heavily fooded Staten Island
neighborhood, Sara Zavala spent
the night under two blankets and
layers of clothing because the power
was out. She had a propane heater
but turned it on for only a couple
of hours in the morning. She did
not want to sleep with it running at
night.
“When I woke up, I was like, ‘It’s
freezing.’ And I thought, ‘Tis can’t
go on too much longer,’” said Zavala,
a nursing home admissions coordi-
nator.
Nearly a week afer Sandy
slammed into the New Jersey coast-
line in an assault that killed more
than 100 people in 10 states, gaso-
line shortages persisted across the
region, though odd-even rationing
got under way in northern New Jer-
sey in an echo of the gas crisis of the
1970s. Nearly 1 million homes and
businesses were still without power
in New Jersey, and about 650,000 in
New York City, its northern suburbs
and Long Island.
With more subways running
and most city schools reopening
on Monday, large swaths of the city
were getting back to something
resembling normal. But the week
could bring new challenges, namely
an Election Day without power in
hundreds of polling places, and
a nor’easter expected to hit by
Wednesday, with the potential for
55 mph gusts and more beach ero-
sion, fooding and rain.
“Prepare for more outages,” said
National Weather Service meteo-
rologist Joe Pollina. “Stay indoors.
Stock up again.”
“Well, the frst storm fooded me
out, and my landlord tells me there’s
a big crack in the ceiling, so I guess
there’s a chance this storm could do
more damage,” John Lewis said at a
shelter in New Rochelle, N.Y. “I was
hoping to get back in there sooner
rather than later, but it doesn’t look
good.”
Churchgoers packed the pews
Sunday in parkas, scarves and boots
and looked for solace in faith.
At the chilly Church of St. Rose in
Belmar, N.J., its streets still slippery
with foul-smelling mud, Roman
Catholic Bishop David O’Connell
said he had no good answer for why
God would allow such destruction.
But he assured parishioners: “Tere’s
more good, and there’s more joy,
and there’s more happiness in life
than there is the opposite. And it
will be back.”
In the heart of the Staten Island
disaster zone, the Rev. Steve Mar-
tino of Movement Church headed
a volunteer efort that had scores of
people delivering supplies in gro-
cery carts and cleaning out ruined
homes. Around midday, the work
stopped, and volunteer and victim
alike bowed their heads in prayer.
In the crowd was Stacie Piacen-
tino. Afer a singularly difcult
week, she said, “it’s good to feel God
again.”
Afer the abrupt cancellation
of Sunday’s New York City Mara-
thon, some of those who had been
planning to run the 26.2-mile race
through the city streets instead vol-
unteered their time, handing out
toothbrushes, batteries, sweatshirts
and other supplies on Staten Island.
Tousands of other athletes from
around the world ran anyway inside
Central Park, where a little more
than four laps around it amounted
to a marathon. “A lot of people just
want to fnish what they’ve started,”
said Lance Svendsen, organizer of a
group called Run Anyway.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New
York state is facing “a massive, mas-
sive housing problem” for those
whose neighborhoods or buildings
are in such bad shape that they won’t
have power for weeks or months.
“I don’t know that anybody has
ever taken this number of people
and found housing for them over-
night,” Bloomberg said. “We don’t
have a lot of empty housing in this
city,” he added. “We’re not going
to let anybody go sleeping in the
streets. ... But it’s a challenge, and
we’re working on it.”
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In the frst exhibition game, se-
nior center Jef Withey didn’t have
the dominating presence expected
of a player selected as an honor-
able mention AP All-American.
In fact, Withey’s performance
was rather forgettable for a center
playing with a signifcant size ad-
vantage.
However, he will get a second
chance when the Jayhawks take on
Washburn in their fnal exhibition
game of the season tonight at 7
p.m. in Allen Fieldhouse.
“Jef doesn’t play as well against
small guys; he never has, histori-
cally,” Kansas coach Bill Self said.
“He’s always played better against
big guys.”
Washburn will trot out a bigger
lineup in 6-foot-8 Bobby Chap-
man and 6-foot-9 Joseph Smith.
With that pair, the Ichabods will
likely try to work the ball down
low more ofen than Emporia
State, which only scored 14 points
in the paint and attempted 26
3-pointers.
More action in the paint means
more opportunities for Withey, the
2011-12 Big 12 leader in blocks, to
send an opponent’s shot attempt
spiraling back down to the foor.
More time in the game will
also mean more opportunities for
Withey to show of his jump-hook
that he’s been working on with as-
sistant coach Norm Roberts. He
wants the shot to be a focal point
of his ofensive game this year.
But it was a shot that looked of
against Emporia State.
“Tis week of practice has been
tough, and coach has been on us,”
Withey said. “We’re defnitely go-
ing to have a lot more energy and
be ready to play for this game a lot
more than last week.”
Te game against Washburn is
actually Kansas’ sixth exhibition
game of the season, as they played
four games in Europe over the
summer.
Self feels that the increased
practices allowed during the sum-
mer, as well as the games, have
helped his team get farther ofen-
sively than they have in the past.
“I don’t have the proof yet,
but I feel like in my gut it def-
nitely helped us,” senior guard
Elijah Johnson said. “You got to
ask yourself, what would be the
negative? And there’s defnitely no
negative about it.”
But the defense is still in the
same place as it would be, as the
coaches put most of the emphasis
on the ofense.
Despite playing at the Division
II level, Washburn still enters the
Fieldhouse with confdence afer
playing tough against Kansas State
and Oklahoma earlier in the pre-
season.
Like the Jayhawks, the Icha-
bods begin the season with lofy
expectations, ranked fourth in the
NABC top 25 coaches poll for the
Division II level afer making it to
the second round of the Division
II tournament last season.
“I see it as a big game for both
of us,” Johnson said. “With them
coming in with such high stan-
dards for their year, and for us
as well, I think it’s a good test for
both schools. I feel like we’ll both
go out and play hard.”
— Edited by Nikki Wentling
Te most difcult task for
the Fort Hays State Tigers in
Sunday’s 88-43 exhibition loss
against Kansas was just getting
the ball past half court, where
senior guard Angel Goodrich
waited for her next steal.
Goodrich forced three steals
in the frst half and one more in
the second half before leaving
the game afer playing 25 min-
utes.
“She is very disciplined,” head
coach Bonnie Henrickson said.
“Angel’s quick and she’s athletic,
but if you don’t have discipline
to back that up, you’re going to
be a reacher and a gambler, run
yourself out of a play and foul,
and Angel doesn’t do that.”
What Goodrich does do is
disrupt the other team’s ofense
and force turnovers. It didn’t
take long for Goodrich to stop
what Fort Hays State wanted to
do with their ofense.
“Te frst four or fve times
down the foor, we couldn’t get
into anything,” Tigers coach
Tony Hobson said. “We couldn’t
run what we wanted to run, so
she totally messed it up.”
When Fort Hays State did
manage to get the ball over half
court, getting it in the paint also
became a struggle. While limit-
ing the Tigers to eight points in
the paint in the frst half, the
Jayhawks went into the locker
room with a 49 to 22 lead, with
20 points of of turnovers.
Senior forward Carolyn Davis
continued her recovery from a
torn ACL as she played just 12
minutes. Te lack of playing
time was only because the score
of the game Henrickson said,
though Davis did miss practice
on Wednesday as a precaution
against playing too much on a
knee that is still healing.
Te Jayhawks improved in the
rebounding category from last
week’s game in which they were
out-rebounded by the Wash-
burn Ichabods. Rebounding has
been a point of emphasis for the
Jayhawks in practice as the team
prepares for the regular season,
starting Nov. 11 against Idaho
State.
At the end of the day, Kansas
put together a strong perfor-
mance in every category, but the
45-point victory came against a
Fort Hays State team that was
forced to play without their
senior point guard Kaiameka
Brown.
Brown changed out of her
uniform afer testing an injury
during warm-ups. In her place,
Fort Hays State was forced to
give playing time to several
freshmen guards who struggled
with the overwhelming defense
of Goodrich.
Regardless of the level of com-
petition, Goodrich had an im-
pressive game, scoring 19 points
on just 12 shots with 6 assists.
Goodrich played well enough
to give freshman point guard
Lamaria Cole signifcant play-
ing time, in which she played
well, scoring nine points with
an assist and a rebound. Cole
is the only true-point guard on
the Jayhawks roster to back-up
Goodrich.
“I felt like she played well,”
Goodrich said of Cole. “She
pushed the ball, she was aggres-
sive and we need that from her.”
Goodrich showed in the exhi-
bition that she is one of the best
point guards in the NCAA, but
Goodrich said afer the game
that she is ready to start playing
in games that count.
— Edited by Andrew Ruszczyk
WACO, TEXAS — It would be
one thing if Kansas lost a well-
fought game, or if the Jayhawks
had simply been overpowered. It’s
quite another to lose the game in
preparation, but that’s what hap-
pened in the Jayhawks’ 41-14 loss
to the Baylor Bears on Saturday.
In the week leading up the
game, some Kansas players decid-
ed to take it easy in practice.
“Tere were some things that
showed in practice this week that
we weren’t necessarily executing
to our full ability,” said senior
lef tackle Tanner Hawkinson. “It
showed up during the game. It
just shows you have to go out and
take each practice 100 percent.”
Hawkinson said Kansas wasn’t
getting of of its combo blocks up
front, and blockers were missing
assignments all during the prac-
tice week. It certainly didn’t help
Kansas when the trend carried
over to Saturday.
Tat’s particularly important as
Baylor won by playing the game
everyone assumed it would, even
the Jayhawks.
“Everything they did is exactly
what we expected,” Senior defen-
sive lineman Josh Williams said.
“An ofense like that you’ve got
to do everything you can to hold
them to a minimum.”
Kansas allowed the Bears to
create time and space for their star
wide receiver Terrance Williams
to make catches. Te Jayhawks
gave up 137-yards and a touch-
down on 11 receptions to the Big
12’s leading receiver.
“He has good speed, and they
have a great scheme around him,”
Senior cornerback Greg Brown
said, who was tasked with cover-
ing Williams. “Tey know what
kind of coverage they have and
bring it to his advantage.”
Te one time Brown had Wil-
liams beat, he intercepted the ball
near the goal line. But the play was
called back on an ofsides penalty
that was called on Kansas.
Te next play, Baylor went right
back to Williams on the same
route. Tis time he had no trouble
beating a fatigued Brown to the
back of the end zone to put the
Bears up 7-0.
Te Baylor passing game backed
up the Kansas defense enough to
open up the run game, where the
Bears gained over 300 rushing-
yards. It marked the frst game
this season Baylor exceeded 300
yards rushing.
Brown said that whenever Kan-
sas outnumbered Baylor in the
box, the Bears picked it up and
were able to convert.
When the pass wasn’t available
and the run wasn’t an option, it
was up to Senior quarterback Nick
Florence to get moving. Florence
scrambled 10 times, picking up 32
rushingyards.
But it was the big plays Kansas’
defense gave up that disturbed
Kansas coach Charlie Weis the
most. Four Baylor receivers had
catches for 32 yards or longer.
Even with Baylor dominating
most of the game, Kansas was
only down 20-14 at halfime and
was starting to fnd its groove on
ofense.
“Some of the things we had de-
signed to go early in the game were
extending our ofensive players to
their limits,” Weis said. “We had
to pull it back in. What we wanted
to try to do is be wide open in the
game to put us in a position to
score more points.”
Te Jayhawks were in the game
until the Bears delivered the
knockout blow in the third quar-
ter.
Kansas was stopped on fourth
down, and on the ensuing drive,
Baylor went 55 yards to the end
zone to go up 27-14. Te Jay-
hawks had the perfect play to get
back in the game, but quarterback
Michael Cumming’s pass bounced
of the hands of an outstretched
Chris Omigie, and into the body
of a falling Joe Williams. Weis did
say it was Cumming’s best pass of
the game, but Williams cradled
the interception at the fve-yard
line for Baylor, killing the Jay-
hawks momentum.
“It almost was like afer that
play to Omigie, you could feel
the wind go out of the sails,” Weis
said.
Te boat stopped moving with
26 minutes to play.
Te plan was straightforward
for this game: Baylor would try to
score a bevy of points, and Kan-
sas would try to match it. A lull
in practice afer a heartbreaking
loss to Texas did not help the Jay-
hawks exceed their season average
of 17-points a game.
“Going into this game, we
thought we were going to have
to score more,” Weis said. “If you
think you’re going to play a game
with them and win it 21-17, the
only two times this year they’ve
scored 21 points is when they’ve
turned it over a whole bunch.”
— Edited by Andrew Ruszczyk
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Volume 125 Issue 42 kansan.com Monday, November 5, 2012
sports
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Basketball Preview Volleyball falls
to Baylor
Page 6B
preseason priming
great expectations
football
Withey looks to live up to his All-American status in the team’s last exhibition game
Jayhawks shut down by Baylor
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Jayhawks to win
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College football Championship
piCture Clearer after big week-
end
Alabama, Kansas State, Notre Dame
and Oregon all won Saturday to remain
undefeated and retain their positions
as the four top-ranked teams in college
football. While each team won, two teams
separated themselves from the others with
their performances over the weekend.
Alabama went into Death Valley to take
on the fifth-ranked Louisiana State Tigers
and won in dramatic, come-from-behind
fashion 21-17. Not only was this a big win
within the SEC for the Crimson Tide, but it
was a statement victory for a team vying to
return to the national championship game
for a second-straight season.
Though Alabama looked sloppy at times
and allowed LSU to dominate the time of
possession, the top-ranked team showed
that it can win in hostile situations even
when things go wrong.
The other team that set itself apart
from the pack were our neighbors from
Manhattan. Kansas State looked sharp in
all facets of the game. The offense was able
to move the ball effectively and controlled
possession.
The defense gave up 30 points, but
also forced five key turnovers and lim-
ited explosive plays. Even special teams
got involved with a 100-yard kick return
touchdown in the 44-30 victory over
Oklahoma State.
Heisman contender Collin Klein, how-
ever, left the game because of a head injury
and it is uncertain how serious the injury
will be. The Wildcats need Klein if they
hope to remain undefeated and reach the
BCS championship game.
While Oregon beat a top-25 team in the
USC Trojans, it was a lot of the same from
the Ducks. The offense had its way all day
long, but the defense was exposed against a
good Trojan passing game.
Oregon showed it has the best offense
in the nation, but Alabama and Kansas
State’s balance is what makes them the
top-ranked teams in the country.
too soon to paniC for
lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers entered the
2012-2013 NBA season as the talk of the
league. With new acquisitions Dwight
Howard and Steve Nash ready to comple-
ment Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, there
was speculation that the Lakers would be
in the NBA Finals at seasons end.
As of Sunday, the Lakers record stands
at 0-3 with losses to the Dallas Mavericks,
who are playing without their star Dirk
Nowitzki, the Portland Trailblazers and
hometown rival Los Angeles Clippers.
On top of the losses, the smallest margin
of victory for a Lakers opponent was eight
points, which must be discouraging to
hopeful Lakers fans.
With Steve Nash out for at least a week,
talk has already started about whether the
Lakers will be as good as predicted. That
talk, however, is overreaction.
The Lakers bring in a collective 33 all-
star appearances in their starting lineup
and years of experience playing at an
extremely high level. While Phil Jackson is
no longer
around to
direct them, Bryant and Nash are on-court
leaders that will be sure to bring the team
together. Bryant is too competitive to let
failure continue for any extended period
of time.
Los Angeles may continue to struggle
out of the gate, but expect them to go on a
run in the middle and late part of the sea-
son and finish near the top of the Western
Conference.
—edited by andrew ruszczyk
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volleyball
The Kansas volleyball team knew
Baylor would run an unorthodox
offense, but the Jayhawks
couldn’t adjust quickly
enough in its 3-1 loss to the
Bears on Saturday. Baylor
emphasized its middle
blockers and attacked away
from the net to cinch the
victory.
“They really forced their
middles when they’re out
of system, which is some-
thing we’re not really used to,” said
junior setter Erin McNorton. “I
think it just came down to errors.”
While Baylor fed the ball to its
middle blockers when they got
out of system, the Jayhawks never
established a consistent attack
when Baylor’s forced Kansas out of
its own system.
Unlike most big offenses, the
Bears’ middle blockers and out-
side hitters don’t always
crowd the net, instead
electing to attack closer
to the attack line. This
let the Bears hit the ball
at different angles from
the Jayhawk defense is
used to.
“I think they did a
good job of getting us
out of system, so that I
could have made better choices,”
McNorton said. “Making better
choices or a better pass, a better
spot to hit it at. Just everything
needed to click better, and it didn’t
happen.”
Kansas opened the match by
playing its worst set of the year.
The Bears scored
the first four points,
and the Jayhawks
couldn’t match
their performance.
Baylor’s lead
stretched to 10-2,
then 15-5 and then
22-6. Kansas com-
mitted eight attack
errors in the first set and recorded
only six kills, helping Baylor win
the set 25-10.
“We definitely weren’t passing
the ball, so we weren’t able to run
our typical offense,” said junior
middle blocker Caroline Jarmoc.
“We didn’t seem prepared. They
came at us quick and aggressive,
and by the time we reacted, it was
already at the end of the set.”
The second set more closely
resembled a
typical Kansas-
Baylor match,
as it was the
eighth time in
nine years the
two schools
split the sea-
son series. The
teams traded
the lead back and forth, with nei-
ther leading by more than four
points. But Kansas couldn’t hold a
23-20 lead, falling in an extended
set 27-25.
Baylor nearly swept the
Jayhawks, holding a 24-23 lead in
the third set. But Kansas responded
by scoring the next three points,
giving them the set and some posi-
tive signs of life.
Coach Ray Bechard said Kansas
didn’t let the opening set affect its
play the rest of the evening.
“We had a 21-18 lead in the sec-
ond set, and regardless of the score
of the first set, we could have been
1-1 at the break,” Bechard said. “We
fought hard in set three to make
it 2-1, but then you need to get to
set five.”
For much of the fourth set,
Kansas looked like it would force
that fifth set, which would have
boded well for the Jayhawks. They
are 4-0 in five-set matches this
season. A Baylor block gave them
an 11-7 lead, but Kansas went on
a 10-2 run to take a 17-13 lead,
capped by an ace by junior libero
Brianne Riley.
But Baylor settled down and
tied the match at 18, squashing
the Jayhawks’ momentum. The
teams traded the lead, but Kansas
wouldn’t score again after sopho-
more outside hitter Sara McClinton
knotted the match at 23. Baylor
won the set 25-23, and the match
3-1. It is the Jayhawks first loss of
the season to an opponent outside
of the Top 40 in the RPI.
“We weren’t as disciplined and
focused as we usually are and have
been, and that showed,” Jarmoc
said. “It was sloppy errors. We
would get a run, and we would
get ahead, and then there would
be two or three errors, and they’re
back in it.”
—Edited by Joanna Hlavacek
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Senior middle blocker Tayler Tolefree and junior setter erin McNorton attempt to block a spike during last Monday’s game against West virginia. The Jayhawks lost 3-1 to the baylor bears on Saturday.
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“We weren’t as disciplined
and focused as we usually
are and have been, and
that showed.”
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Travis Releford, Senior Guard
Releford had an unspectacular day against Empo-
ria State, with seven points and two rebounds in 22
minutes of play. However, Releford’s most important
contribution — his tenacious approach to defense
— isn’t frequently refected in the box score.
Ben McLemore, Freshman Guard
McLemore showed off his athletic ability on a
monster put-back slam in the frst exhibition game
against Emporia State. He claims to have felt no
nerves entering the frst game, but Self thinks he
did. Either way, it wasn’t a problem; he found his
groove, scoring four for seven baskets for a total of
11 points.
Elijah Johnson, Senior Guard
Johnson’s effect was instantly felt when he entered
the game. He jump-started an offense that looked
sluggish while he sat out for being signifcantly late
to one of his classes. The Jayhawks won’t be able to
afford him arriving late to class when the tougher
opponents of the regular season roll around.
Jamari Traylor, Freshman Forward
Traylor is one of the players auditioning for the
starting role in the front court, opposite Jeff Withey.
He lacks the offensive punch of freshman forward
Perry Ellis, but can make his mark with aggressive
play on the defensive end of the foor.
Jeff Withey, Senior Center
Withey didn’t effect the Jayhawks last game as
much he was expected to. He missed badly on a few
low post moves before fnally fnding the net and
scoring seven points in 18 minutes of play. His role
could be expanded against a Washburn team that
played two other Big 12 schools — Kansas State
and Oklahoma — within 20 points.
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KANSAS VS. Washburn
7 p.m., Lawrence, Kan.
KU
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Releford
McLemore
Johnson
Traylor
Withey
North
Chipman
Mitchell
The Jayhawks enter tonight’s exhibi-
tion game trying to sort out what their
rotation will look like this season. Last
week, 11 players logged double-digit
minutes. This game should be more of
the same, as Kansas Coach Bill Self
tries to offer playing experience to the
large crop of freshmen while simultane-
ously building the chemistry between
the younger and older players.
Washburn enters the 2012 season as
the coaches pick to win the Mid-America
Intercollegiate Athletics Association and is
ranked fourth in the NABC preseason coach-
es poll. Coach Bob Chipman enters his 34th
season at Washburn after a 25-8 2011 cam-
paign that ended in the second round of the
NCAA Division II tournament. The Ichabods
shot 46 percent from the feld last year, and
averaged 72.5 points per game. Washburn
was tough on defense forcing 518 turnovers
while turning it over 386 times themselves.
In last week’s 83-66 loss against the Okla-
homa Sooners, senior guard Will McNeill led
the way with 19 points. The Ichabods shot
41 percent from the feld, but turned the
ball over 23 times.
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Will McNeil, Senior Guard
McNeil enters his senior season at Washburn 12th all-
time on the Ichabod scoring list with 1,160 career points.
In the 2011-12 season, he earned frst team NABC All-
American honors. Against Oklahoma, McNeill scored 19
points with one assist and one turnover in 33 minutes.
McNeill has started 50 of his 92 career games and has
averaged 12.9 points per game.
Martin Mitchell, Senior Guard
Mitchell transferred to Washburn after two season
at Southwest Tennessee Community College where he
averaged 8 points per game and 3 assists per game in
his sophomore year. Last season, his frst at Washburn,
Mitchell averaged 10 points per game in 33 appearanc-
es. Against Oklahoma, Mitchell turned the ball over six
times, scoring nine points in 24 minutes.

Alex North, Junior Guard
A Topeka native and Topeka West High School-
graduate, North started 24 of 56 games in his career.
He averages 5.1 points and 3.4 blocks per game. As a
sophomore, he averaged 6.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and
1.1 assists per game. Against Oklahoma, North fouled
out with three points, two rebounds, one steal and one
turnover in 18 minutes of play.
Bobby Chipman, Senior Forward
Topeka native and Washburn Rural High School
alum, Bobby Chipman earned honorable mention All-
MIAA honors last season after starting all 33 games
and averaging 7.3 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
Against Oklahoma, Chipman scored three points with
two steals, one block and one assist in 25 minutes.
Zach Riggins, Senior Forward
Riggins has made 30 starts as an Ichabod averag-
ing 5.5 points per game. He joined the Ichabods after
transferring from the University of North Florida, where
he averaged 5.3 points per game in 10 starts as a true
freshman. He appeared in six games in his sophomore
season at Washburn before taking a medical redshirt
after suffering a severe concussion.
— trevor Graff
Freshman guard
Andrew White III
White has showed his scoring ability
— notching 10 points in the frst exhibi-
tion game — but has also struggled. He
is leading the team with fve turnovers,
a third of the Jayhawks’ total turnovers.
If he continues to turn the ball over, ex-
pect Self to place White on a very short
leash.
Senior guard Will McNeill
An NABC All-American last season, Mc-
Neill returns for his senior campaign at-
tempting to build on a second round tour-
nament run last season. McNeill missed the
entire 2010-11 season with a broken bone in
his foot before returning for his All-American
campaign. McNeill is a slasher. Against
Oklahoma, he went a perfect 12 of 12 from
the free throw line, leading the Ichabods
with 19 points.
Can senior center Jeff Withey
fnd his offensive fow?
Withey can no longer rely on Thomas
Robinson to open him up for easy bas-
kets, so he will now be counted on to use
his height and arm length to knock down
his shots in the post early, which in turn
will open up the rest of the offense.
Can Washburn’s forwards handle
the athleticism of Kansas’ frontcourt?

Washburn’s starting forwards are un-
dersized. Against Oklahoma, senior Bobby
Chipman pulled down eight boards, but
Zack Riggins only grabbed two rebounds. For
Washburn to keep the game close, these two
will have to be a defensive presence in the
post against the young, athletic frontcourt
of Kansas.
“They look like freshmen. They look
like freshmen that can run and jump
though, but they look like freshmen. They
don’t know what they’re doing.”
— Kansas Coach Bill Self on
the play of Jamari Traylor and Ben
McLemore against Emporia State
“They put a body on us on the boards. We
looked a little weak. They had a little sting to
their defense, and we were a little casual.”
— Bob Chipman after Kansas State
beat the Ichabods on the boards ear-
lier in the exhibition season.
The Jayhawks fnd their rhythm early
and use their defense to create turn-
overs, which would lead to fast break
opportunities and easy points.
The young Jayhawks commit careless
turnovers, leading to easy Washburn buckets
that enable the Ichabods to keep the game
close into the second half.
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17 3 14 7 41
BAYLOR
7 7 0 0 14 KAnsAs
JAYhAwK stAt LeAdeRs
Cummings Sims Pick
Receiving
56
Rushing
136
Passing
81
texAs
KAnsAs
Passing Cmp-Att Int Yds TD Long
Michael Cummings 9-19 2 81 0 37
Dayne Crist 2-7 0 15 0 8
Rushing No Yds TD Long
James Sims 21 136 1 58
Taylor Cox 10 71 0 18
Michael Cummings 4 33 1 22
Tony Pierson 2 18 0 16
Receiving No Yds TD Long
Kale Pick 3 56 0 37
Tony Pierson 3 14 0 9
James Sims 2 7 0 10
Baylor 41, KanSaS 14
nOtes
Passing Cmp-Att Int Yds TD Long-
nick Florence 26-42 0 367 3 68
Rushing No. Gain TD Long Avg
Glasco Martin 11 157 0 43 14.3
Receiving No. Yds TD Long
Terrance Williams 11 137 1 43
Kicking FG Long XP
aaron Jones 2/4 35 5/5
Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20
Spencer roth 4 183 45.8 62 2
GLAss hALf fuLL
Go ahead and jump on the James
Sims bandwagon, there’s plenty of
room. It seems every week Sims starts
slow but then breaks through for a
major run. against Baylor, it was a
58-yard touchdown in the frst quar-
ter. He fnished the day with 136-yards
— making him the frst Jayhawk since
1974 with fve straight hundred yard
performances.

GLAss hALf emptY
Baylor racked up 666 yards, had
four receivers with catches of more
than 32 yards, and gained more than
300 yards on the ground for the frst
time all year. This game will give Kan-
sas defensive coordinator Dave Cam-
po nightmares. The Jayhawks’ defense
plays great at home, now they have to
learn how to keep it up on the road.
GOOd, BAd OR Just pLAin
stupid
In the second quarter, Kansas came
out to kick a feld goal from about
30-yards out on 4th and 10. Kansas
coach Charlie Weis said he told his
players if an opportunity to run a fake
was there to take it. The opportunity
wasn’t there, but that didn’t stop the
Jayhawks from trying to run the ball
in. They only got a yard.
Verdict: Just Plain Stupid
deLAY Of the GAme
Kansas went into halftime after
limiting a 17-play drive by Baylor to
just a feld goal, but a rain delay at
halftime killed any momentum the
Jayhawks gained.
GAme BALL
James Sims. need any reasons? See
above.
LOOKinG AheAd
If Baylor was trouble for Kansas,
there’s even more reason for concern
heading into lubbock, Texas next
week. The Jayhawks will go from fac-
ing the best passing game in the na-
tion to the fourth best passing game
in the nation — not to mention the
18th best defense.
Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Total
Kicking FG Long XP
nick Prolago 0/0 0 2/2
Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20
ron Doherty 6 266 44.3 47 0
F0oTbALL
RewIND
*all games in bold are at home
DATe oPPoNeNT ReSuLT/TIme
oCT. 27 TeXAS L, 21-17
noV. 3 Baylor l, 41-14
noV. 10 TEXaS TECH 12 P.M.
Nov. 17 IowA STATe TbA
DEC. 1 WEST VIrGInIa TBa
QuOte Of the GAme
scheduLe
“The one thing we’re going to really have to research is rain delays. I prepare for a lot
of stuff, but I really haven’t done a lot of research on lightning delays. I’m 0-2.”
— Kansas coach charlie weis on losing after rain delays
WACO, TEXAS — Even with
the dreary weather and a 41-14
loss to the Baylor Bears, Kansas
junior running back James Sims
continues to be the bright spot
on the offense.
For the first time since 1974,
a Jayhawk running back has
reached the 100-yard plateau
in five consecutive games. The
only other Jayhawk to do so was
Laverne Smith, who hit that
mark during his sophomore sea-
son with the Jayhawks.
He wouldn’t have been able to
do it without the five offensive
linemen who block for him.
“I give all the credit to the
offensive line,” Sims said. “They
did an amazing job up front and
won the line of scrimmage. I ran
behind them, and they gave me
the holes, and I just ran through
them.”
Sims ran through those holes
for 136 yards on 21 carries and a
touchdown. He eclipsed the 100-
yard mark during the first half,
as he rushed for 116 yards and
his lone touchdown.
Coach Charlie Weis said Sims
is the Jayhawk workhorse, and
he’s getting a lot of opportuni-
ties to run the ball because the
offense has been ineffective.
During the five straight games
that Sims has had 100 yards, his
workload has been steady. He’s
carried the ball 162 times for 667
yards and three touchdowns.
Senior tackle Tanner
Hawkinson is one of the key rea-
sons why Sims has been able to
reach the 100-yard mark in five
of the six games he has played.
Hawkinson said having a back
like Sims makes his job — and
the job of the rest of the line — a
lot easier.
“You know you can just go
out there and just stay on your
blocks, and he’ll be able to pro-
duce,” Hawkinson said. “He’s
going to be able to make some
big runs like he did tonight. He’s
obviously a great back and a
great asset to us.”
Hawkinson said that Sims is
able to make something hap-
pen on a routine basis, which
speaks to how good he truly is.
Hawkinson also said that Sims
keeps improving each game.
“It’s just the way he comes out
every game,” Hawkinson said.
“It just seems like he’s running
harder from game to game. It’s
his work ethic that transpired
from a great offseason that has
definitely paid off for him.”
The thing that really stands
out about Sims is the fact that he
has rushed for 622 yards this sea-
son in just six games. Last year,
he rushed for 727 yards in 12
games, and he rushed 742 yards
in 11 games during his freshman
season.
The statistics speak well for
Sims, and Weis recognizes what
he has been able to do.
“He’s as good as I’ve seen in
this league,” Weis said.
— edited by nikki wentling
NAThAN FoRDYCe
nfordyce@kansan.com
ASSoCIATeD PReSS
Kansas running back James Sims (29) scores past Baylor cornerback Joe Williams (22), left, in the frst half of the game on Saturday in Waco, Texas. Sims rushed for
136 yards and one touchdown.
ASSoCIATeD PhoTo
Baylor head coach art Briles, left, shakes hands with Kansas coach Charlie Weis, right, following their nCaa college football game, Saturday, nov. 3, 2012, in Waco,
Texas. Baylor won 41-14.
sims reaches rushing milestone
The uNIveRSITY DAILY KANSAN moNDAY, NovembeR 5, 2012 PAGe 7b
No. 12 oklahoma 35 – Iowa State 20
OU 6-2 (4-1) – ISU 5-4 (2-4)

Quaterback Landry Jones showed of his arm
strength against Iowa State on Saturday to give Okla-
homa a win afer a tough loss at home last week to
Notre Dame.
Jones threw for 405 yards and four touchdowns in
the game, while running back Brennan Clay added to
the Sooners ofense, running for 157 yards and one
touchdown. Clay’s frst 100-yard game of his career
helped generate a dynamic Sooners ofense on Satur-
day.
Oklahoma’s ofense picked up 34 frst-downs and
amassed 593 yards against the Cyclones.
Iowa State kicker Edwin Arceo made a career long
51-yard feld goal to cut the defcit to one point in the
frst quarter, but Iowa State’s ofense failed to produce
points and never played with the lead.

No. 2 kaNSaS State 44 – oklahoma State 30
KSU 9-0 (6-0) – OKST 5-3 (3-2)

Kansas State’s unbeaten streak continued this past
week as it won against Oklahoma State and advanced
to 9-0 on the season. Te Wildcats had an efect on all
three phases of the game, showing why they deserve a
national championship appearance.
However, K-State quarterback Collin Klein lef the
game in the third quarter because of an undisclosed
injury. Even so, Klein collected 309 total yards before
leaving the game. Along with Klein’s touchdown, run-
ning back John Hubert’s two touchdowns gave the
Wildcats a two-possession lead at halfime.
Afer Cowboy quarterback Wes Lunt sufered an
injury and threw three interceptions, Oklahoma State
coach Mike Gundy turned to Clint Chelf at quarter-
back. Te Cowboys scored only two touchdowns on
ofense, but got help on special teams from rarely used
running back Desmond Roland on an 80-yard kickof
return for a touchdown.
But Kansas State’s defense and special teams units
found the end zone to help add points to the score-
board. Wide Reciever Tyler Lockett returned a kickof
100 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. But
the biggest star for the Wildcats was cornerback Allen
Chapman, who intercepted three passes including one
in the second quarter for a touchdown.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder did not provide any
details to the media regarding Klein’s injury.

No. 23 texaS 31 – No. 18 texaS tech 22
UT 7-2 (4-2) – TTU 6-3 (3-3)

Texas prevailed in an in-state battle against Texas
Tech afer four grueling quarters. Texas quarterback
David Ash bounced back this week and gave Texas the
upper hand on the road.
Ash completed 11 passes for 264 yards and three
touchdowns. Texas held a narrow two-point lead in the
fourth quarter until Ash threw his third touchdown
pass to Mike Davis to extend the lead to nine. It was
Davis’ second touchdown reception as he ended his
day with 165 yards.
Texas Tech’s ofense managed to move the ball well
with Seth Doege under center. Doege passed for 329
yards and one touchdown. However, the Red Raiders
were limited in their scoring and were forced to send
their kicker Ryan Bustin out to make three feld goals.
Te Longhorns defense shut out the Red Raiders in the
fourth quarter to help seal the win.
texaS chrIStIaN 39 –
No. 21 weSt VIrgINIa 38, 2ot
TCU 6-3 (3-3) – WVU 5-3 (2-3)

Te two Big 12 newcomers came into Week 9 look-
ing to snap their two-game losing streaks. It was Texas
Christian who snapped its losing streak with an in-
credible trick play to win in double overtime.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin threw two touch-
down passes to Josh Boyce. Boyce lead all receivers in
the game with 180 yards and a pair of touchdowns on
the day.
West Virginia had a weapon of its own at receiver.
Tavon Austin caught 11 passes for 101 yards, includ-
ing a 43-yard catch and run in which Austin ran across
the entire feld before heading for the end zone. Geno
Smith, despite throwing an interception early on,
kept the Mountaineers in the game by throwing three
touchdown passes.
But in double overtime, TCU looked for a trick
play in the playbook and pulled out a reverse pass for
a touchdown. Wide receiver Brandon Carter took a
handof and threw to tight end Corey Fuller in the end
zone for a touchdown. Boykin threw the game-win-
ning two-point conversion to Boyce to win the thriller
in Morgantown.
—edited by andrew ruszczyk
Monday, noveMber 5, 2012 PaGe 8b the UnIverSIty daILy KanSan
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Big 12 weekend football recap
big 12
Te Kansas Swimming and Div-
ing team completed its sweep of the
two-day double dual against Texas
Christian University and North
Dakota on Saturday at Robinson
Natatorium.
Kansas defeated TCU, 204-142,
and North Dakota, 214-45, on
Saturday afer a dominating per-
formance on Friday put Kansas in
prime position for victory.
On Friday, Kansas won of eight
of the 10 events; the Jayhawks
had frst-place fnishes in the 200-
yard IM, the three-meter dive, the
100-yard backstroke, the 100-yard
breaststroke, the 200-yard butterfy
and the 200-yard freestyle. Kansas
also won both relay events — the
200-yard freestyle and 400-yard
medley.
Kansas carried its excellent per-
formance into Saturday with vic-
tories in six of the nine events. Te
six frst-place fnishes were in the
200-yard backstroke, the one-me-
ter dive, the 100-yard butterfy, the
200-yard breaststroke and the 400-
yard IM. Te Jayhawks also won
frst place in the 200-yard medley
relay.
Te top swimmers for Kansas
at the meet were senior Brooke
Brull, who recorded victories in
the 200-yard IM and the 200-yard
backstroke, freshman Bryce Hinde,
who recorded victories in the 200-
yard breaststroke and the 100-yard
breaststroke, and freshman Chelsie
Miller, who won the 200-yard but-
terfy and the 400-IM.
TCU grabbed the remainder of
the frst-place fnishes on Friday
and Saturday. On Friday, senior
Sabine Rasch fnished frst in the
50-yard freestyle and freshmen
Sara Brzozowski fnished frst in
the 1,000-yard freestyle. On Sat-
urday, Rasch fnished frst in the
100-yard freestyle, and freshman
Mikayla Winkler won frst place in
the 500-yard freestyle and the 400-
yard freestyle.
Kansas coach Clark Campbell
said he was proud of his team’s per-
formance at this weekend’s meet.
“We swam much better than
we did last night, which was en-
couraging,” Campbell said in a KU
Athletics press release. “We talked
about it, and to their credit, they re-
ally rose to the challenge. We talked
about excellence, and we were fo-
cused too much on the success
component and success is a prod-
uct of being excellent. We learned a
lot coming from Friday into Satur-
day, and the team really rose to the
occasion.”
Kansas’ swimmers and div-
ers will compete separately in the
team’s next events. Te swimmers
will host the Kansas Classic in
Topeka from Nov. 16 to 19, and
the divers will compete at the Phil
Hansel Invite in Houston, Texas
from Nov. 15 to 17.
— edited by Nikki wentling
Kansas sweeps TCU, North Dakota in weekend competition
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