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Want to find out whos the top
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Red Bull will be hosting a
DJ competition at the Granada
tomorrow. Five student DJs will
be competing for the title; each
will play a 15 minute set and
must incorporate at least three
different genres. No song can be
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University will be the first college
to host it. The competition will
be DJ Ray-Ban vs. DJ Savy vs. DJ
Kimbarely Legal vs. DJ Feast vs.
Tom Richman. DJ Feast and Tom
Richman are part of DJ collective
Bear Club. DJ Ray-Ban and DJ
Savy are part of the music com-
pany Just Amazing Music.
Doors open at 9:30 p.m., and
tickets are $5.
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TraVIs young/Kansan
DJ Savy, DJ Ray-Ban, DJ Kimbarley Legal, Tom Richman and DJ Feast will be competing in competition at the Granada sponsored by Red Bull on Friday. Doors are at 9:30 and tickets are $5.
Local DJs compete in Red Bull-sponsored show
whaT: Tea at Three
where: Kansas Union, 4th foor
when: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
aBouT: Enjoy free tea and cookies,
compliments of SUA. Its bloody good.
whaT: The Junkyard Jazz Band
where: American Legion
when: 7 p.m.
aBouT: Listen to traditional jazz from
the 30s and 40s. Musicians welcome.
whaT: Kansas Conference on Slavery
and Human Traffcking
where: Kansas Union
when: 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.
aBouT: Gov. Sam Brownback and the
University co-sponsor the conference,
which focuses on modern day human
traffcking. The event is free and open
to the public.
whaT: KU School of Music Wind En-
semble and Jazz Ensemble I Concert
where: Lied Center
when: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
aBouT: Come hear student musicians
jam out. Tickets are $5 for students
and $7 general admission.
whaT: Dueling Divas
where: Theatre Lawrence
when: 6:30 p.m.
aBouT: Watch some of Lawrences
most talented ladies compete in this
competition. Audience members can
vote for their favorite diva, bid on
silent auction items and watch these
singers hit the high notes. Tickets
start at $60.
whaT: KU School of Music Jazz
Festival concert
where: Free State High School
when: 7:30 to 9 p.m.
aBouT: Not satisfed with the weeks
previous musical activities? Support
our Jayhawk musicians at this free
whaT: KU School of Music Prairie
Winds Festival Participants Perform
where: Lied Center
when: 1 p.m.
aBouT: More than 100 high school
from across the country will perform
in this concert, now in its 10th year.
whaT: Anything Goes open Mic
where: The Brick, Kansas City, Mo.
when: 9 p.m.
aBouT: Take a break from the
Lawrence scene and test your open
mic skills. Performances include
poetry, music, comedy and even
puppets. Call 816-421-1634 for more
dJ ray-Ban
naMe: Andrew Rabin
sTaTus: senior from Milwaukee,
sTarTed To dJ: 2.5 years ago
FIrsT PerForMance: the
Bottleneck, 737 New Hampshire St.,
in 2011
FaVorITe TyPe oF MusIc To MIx:
house and hip-hop
JoIned The coMPeTITIon Be-
cause: He said it was a cool idea
and he wanted to show his skills.
why he shouLd wIn: Im the
best party-rocking DJ on campus.
dJ saVy
naMe: Josh Savitt
sTaTus: graduate student from
Golden Valley, Minn.
sTarTed To dJ: seven years ago
FIrsT PerForMance: at an Earth
Jam concert as a senior in high
FaVorITe TyPe oF MusIc To MIx:
house and hip-hop
JoIned The coMPeTITIon
Because: He wants to go out there
and prove what he can do.
why he shouLd wIn: I have con-
fdence in myself; I put on a show.
dJ KIMBareLy LegaL
naMe: Kimberly Simonetti
sTaTus: non-traditional student
from Hutchinson
sTarTed To dJ: six years ago
FIrsT PerForMance: Replay
Lounge, 946 Massachusetts St.,
in 2009
FaVorITe TyPe oF MusIc To MIx:
90s hip-hop, mumba tone and funk
JoIned The coMPeTITIon
Because: There is a lot of creativ-
ity in DJs around right now, and
she has never competed in a DJ
why she shouLd wIn: I have
the best beats and put a lot of work
into my dance music.
dJ FeasT
naMe: Reginald Scott Smith II
sTaTus: senior from Kansas City,
sTarTed To dJ: eight years ago
FIrsT PerForMance: a house
party in Lawrence in 2008
FaVorITe TyPe oF MusIc To MIx:
booty shaking music
JoIned The coMPeTITIon Be-
cause: Why not?
why he shouLd wIn: I gotta
support team Bear Club; Ive been
representing for a minute.
ToM rIchMan
naMe: Tom Lindner
sTaTus: senior from Topeka
sTarTed To dJ: 10 years ago
FIrsT PerForMance: Liberty Hall,
644 Mass. St., in 2004
FaVorITe TyPe oF MusIc To MIx:
goomba wave and trap
JoIned The coMPeTITIon
Because: Hes excited to join in on
something thats bigger than the
local scene in Lawrence.
why he shouLd wIn: Bear Club
got that fre.
Edited by Hayley Jozwiak
We all know it was James Naismith
who invented basketball. But would
you believe some also credit him for
inventing the football helmet?

police reports
studeNt seNate
Student rights compare
with Midwest universities
Vikaas shanker
only Kansas and the university of oklahoma have specifc codes that
document students rights. students rights at Kansas state, texas and
Missouri are laid out in their general policy manuals, but separate policy
documents for different departments of those universities may also list
more rights.
Below is a checklist of basic student rights presented in the Ku student
code of rights and responsibilities compared to written policies at
comparable universities. some rights not checked may be protected by
unwritten codes or legal precedence.
invite speech
online speech
check inquiry
distribution of press/
protection from
censorship and seizure
in university housing
Bear arms on
drink alcohol on
due process
challenge grades
protection from
protection from
discrimination based on
sex, race, color, origin,
ancestry, disability,
veteran status, marital
status, parental status,
sexual orientation
protection from
discrimination based on
gender identity
protection from
discrimination based on
genetic information
protection from
sexual harassment
protection of class-
room expression
protection from
academic punishment
for off-campus crime
protection from
double-jeopardy charges
a 30-year-old male was ar-
rested yesterday on the 900
block of 14th street under sus-
picion of domestic battery. No
bond was set.
a 19-year-old male was ar-
rested tuesday on the 1000
block of emery street under
suspicion of domestic battery.
No bond was set.
a 34-year-old male was ar-
rested tuesday on the 4800
block of Bob Billings under sus-
picion of forcible rape. No bond
was set.
a 24-year-old male was ar-
rested tuesday on the 2300
block of alabama street under
suspicion of no proof of liabil-
ity insurance and driving while
intoxicated. a $500 bond was
-Emily Donovan
take a closer look
Thursday, January 31, 2013 PaGe 3a The uniVersiTy daiLy kansan
* A bill to include gender iden-
tity and genetic information
is currently being considered in
Student Senate.
KU Student Code of Rights and
Responsibilities, Kansas State Uni-
versity Policies and Procedures
Manual, University of Missouri M-
Book, Te University of Oklahoma
Student Rights and Responsibilities
Code, University of Texas General
Information Catalog
You have the right to challenge
your grade, but you cant drink
alcohol on University grounds.
A document made by the stu-
dents, for the students specifically
outlines what you can and cant do
on campus.
That document is called the
KU Code of Student Rights and
Responsibilities, and it makes sure
your civil liberties are protected
on campus.
It makes it clear what rights
youre able to have on campus,
said Michael Laverty, chairman of
the Student Rights Committee. It
makes rights a little more about
the students. It puts students as
priority and makes them involved
with the process.
Laverty, a senior in political sci-
ence from Manassas, Va., said the
Code is a safeguard for students,
who may feel their civil liber-
ties were infringed upon by the
University or other entities. Now
that Student Senate is reconven-
ing, students can play an active
role in the political process by
joining the committee.
The Code represents the very
best of the University, said Jane
Tuttle, assistant vice provost of
Student Success. Its based on the
principles of fairness, honor and
integrity. It determines a forum
for violations. The University
should be purposefully open, just,
disciplined and caring. The Code
brings a sense of community.
The Code was drafted by the
Student Senate and approved
by the Chancellor in 1970. This
makes the University one of the
first to chart out students rights.
Even now, many universities
dont have a separate document
like the Code to protect students.
As a result, the Code grants stu-
dents more explicit protection
than other universities.
There isnt an explicit docu-
ment that says that there are spe-
cific rights for students, said Bill
Harlan, acting coordinator of
Student Activities at Kansas State
University. Theres a collection
of policies that apply specifically
to students. But theyre not really
Harlan said the Office of
Student Life is the main authority
for students rights. Kansas States
Policies and Procedures Manual
lists rights of the whole communi-
ty, and that can
be extended to
students, too.
T h e
University of
Missouri has a
campus - wi de
manual called
the M-book,
that lists the
basic student rights and respon-
sibilities. Compared to the Code,
the M-book grants most of the
same rights. But unlike Kansas, it
doesnt explicitly grant protection
of classroom speech along with
other rights.
The University of Oklahoma
also has a code of student rights
and responsibilities, which was
enacted in 2011. Like Missouri,
Oklahoma doesnt protect class-
room speech, but it does protect
students from being charged twice
for a crime, something the KU
Code doesnt do.
The University of Texas uses
its extensive General Information
Catalog to list out rights of the
whole community. It focuses on
students rights and organizes
them into an appendix of the cata-
log. Unlike the other four univer-
sities, Texas doesnt say anything
about the freedoms of student
media in its catalog.
Kansas is the only university in
the Big 12 conference that grants
students protection from aca-
demic punishment for off-campus
crime, a point debated over the
past couple of years. Also, com-
pared to many of these universi-
ties, Kansas allows students more
say in their on-campus rights.
The Student Rights Committee
is one of four standing commit-
tees of the Student Senate, and any
interested student is welcome to
join and comment on legislation.
According to the Senates rules
and regulations, the Committee
reviews the Code every two years.
Last year, the committee approved
changes that allows University
housing violations to be evalu-
ated on an individual basis, and
expands students free speech
rights to the Internet.
The Code shows how power-
ful we actually are, Laverty said
about the Committee. Right now,
were considering a resolution
concerning guns on campus.
The Committee didnt see much
legislation during the fall semester,
about 20 bills, but Laverty has
a couple of main goals as chair-
man for the spring. One goal is to
task the Committee with a judicial
The other standing committees
have broad tasks, Laverty said. So
bringing more judicial concerns to
Rights would make sure it isnt
being underused. It would make
rights more broader and increase
its credibility more.
Laverty also wants to help clean
up the Senates rules and regula-
tions and get students to show
more interest in Senate and com-
mittee meetings.
Id love to get people on the
committee more involved,
Laverty said. Its just a hard task
sometimes, hunting for legislation.
But hopefully we get some good
Edited by Hayley Jozwiak
Infograph by Trey Conrad
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Members of the Universitys
Reserve Officers Training Corps
are reconsidering their career paths
as the U.S. Department of Defense
opens options for women.
Brittany Simek, a freshman from
Leavenworth and one of 23 female
cadets in ROTC, had previously
been interested in joining the mili-
tary police. Now that more posi-
tions in the Army will be available
for her, she is considering joining
the infantry.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
announced last week that women
will be allowed to serve in front-
line infantry positions by Jan. 2016.
A 1994 Pentagon policy previously
barred women from being assigned
for duty below the brigade level.
In short, Panettas announcement
will allow women in the military
to enter the infantry and elite com-
mando units. Military services may
seek exceptions to the policy if they
believe any positions must remain
Its definitely an eye-opener,
Simek said. I think its life-chang-
Opening these military positions
to women will grant them more
career opportunities. Without
infantry or commando experience,
women have had difficulty earning
promotions to high military rank
and being trained for certain mili-
tary situations.
Many women have fought in
combat but they dont necessarily
receive the same training as men,
said freshman cadet Brittany Mesa.
Even though they end up in the
same situation, they arent given
the same training. Thats just as
much of a disadvantage and it just
doesnt seem right.
The positions being opened
to women include
more than just the
soldiers who are
sent out on the front
line. Sophomores
Susan Mohrbacher
and Kendall Gregg,
pre-nursing and pre-
medicine majors
respectively, are
more likely to pursue
medicine than combat.
Each infantry battalion includes
a Medical Corps officer who runs
a troop aid station. Previously,
only male officers could hold this
positionmaking life and death
decisions for wounded soldiers
immediately after they are injured.
With Defense Secretary Panettas
release, women can enter down
this career path.
Despite the initial, temporary
intimidation of entering a field of
study thats typically seen as a mans
profession, Cadet Mohrbacher has
found respect and camaraderie
between her fellow cadets. The
male cadets treat her as if they were
her big brothers, she said. Its not
as big of a deal as you would think,
Mohrbacher said. As long as you
get your job done and you do it
well and you work well with other
people, I feel like people usually
respect you and will be respectful.
That mutual respect is no sur-
prise. The military, said Master
Sergeant Chad
Brown, is a
system where
people must
earn their
positions. He
brings that
view to ROTC
at KU, where
20 percent of
the approxi-
mately 125 students enrolled are
female. On a national level, 14 per-
cent of soldiers serving on active
duty in the U.S. Army are female.
We dont look for types of peo-
plegender, training, color of race
or anythingwhat we look for is
that merit to be in our program,
Brown said.
Brown, now the Universitys
Senior Military Instructor, has
served in the army as first sergeant
of an infantry company, the branch
currently closed to female soldiers.
On his last deployment to Iraq, he
was moved to a brigade special
troops company that was 30 per-
cent female.
Any prenotions that I had prior
to that were dispelled in the time
that I was in that company, Brown
said. The army is truly a merit-
based system. We award and pro-
mote people that work hard. It
really is a system where its not
who you are, its what you do that
All members of the U.S. Army
must pass a basic physical fitness
test twice per year: a two-mile run,
two minutes of sit-ups and two
minutes of push-ups. Standards for
males require more push-ups and
a faster running time than those
for females.
Workout standards for women
at the Universitys ROTC, how-
ever, are on par with men. Regular
physical training lasts from 6-7
a.m. three days a week and focuses
on exercises included in the fit-
ness test as well as platoon com-
petitions requiring teamwork. An
optional Ranger detachment last
from 5:30-7 a.m. five to six days a
week and includes weight training
and sprints.
Coming into the military, there
is an aspect of being a female where
you have to prove yourself, espe-
cially physically-wise, Gregg said.
But you do form that team bond
to whereafter they see how hard
you work and how much you want
it and how much a part of the
essential team you are just as they
areit doesnt become a problem.
Cadet Simek believes that
Panettas announcement will not
only open more career opportuni-
ties to women, but eliminate the
barrier between genders to help
soldiers work as a one unit.
Its really going to bring us
together, Simek said. And I think
its going to make a lot of females
be interested in the Army or be
interested in the service.
Although the ban is lifted, women
will not immediately be seen in the
infantry until the training system is
revised and running. Women soon
to enter their military careers like
the cadets at the University, said
Master Sergeant Brown, will have
their career options greatly broad-
ened by these nationwide decisions
from the Department of Defense.
Not to sound romanticand
I guess if you stay in the Army as
long as I do, you kind of feel that
way about national pride and stuff
like thatbut these students are
unbelievable, Brown said. I can
sit you down with people who its
really going to affect. And you can
look in their eyes and say, Wow,
thats a fellow Jayhawk thats on the
cutting edge of America right now
in the news and potentially could
be on our honor wall as a general
in 30 years.
Edited by Kyle Crane
Women considering new paths in the military
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student senate votes
to wait on renovations
the Student Senate Finance com-
mittee voted to postpone a bill to fund
renovation of the Student Involvement
and Leadership
David Mucci,
director of the KU
Memorial Unions,
presented the bill
and said they are
looking to create
more access for the 560 regular stu-
dent groups on campus, increase en-
gagement and offer more storage for
the SILc.
the bill asked for a sum of $60,000
from the Student Senate reserve Ac-
count. KU Memorial Unions has agreed
to match Student Senates distribution
for the project if approved. Mucci said
the project would take an estimated
$120,000 all together.
Mucci presented three different
design options from three different
companies. Josh Dean, chair of the Fi-
nance committee, wanted to postpone
the bill for the next committee meeting
on Feb. 13.
We should postpone this until we
fgure out exactly how it will be done,
Dean said.
the Finance committee voted to
wait until KU Memorial Unions pres-
ents one fnal design or until Senate
appoints a committee that will choose
the design after the bill is passed for
Hannah Barling
student group opposes
campus concealed carry
In its frst regular meeting of the spring
semester the Student rights committee
approved a resolution in opposition to
concealed carry of frearms on campus
last night.
Senates Government relations Direc-
tor Zach George said that the resolution
was a collaborative effort involving other
universities in Kansas.
We have spoken to administrators and
campus police, George said. And both
institutions are against concealed carry
on campus. this resolution passed by the
Senate would be sent to all legislators in
the state. the resolution will be passed
to full Senate for a vote on Feb. 6.
the resolution is a response to a pro-
posed measure in the Kansas Legislature
that would open the doors to guns on
While passing the resolution, commit-
tee members suggested to George that
he inform any student groups that sup-
port concealed carry on campus about the
Also passed at the meeting was a fund-
ing measure for the KU Natural Museum
student group, and development of a bill
to align non-discrimination language in
the code of Student rights and responsi-
bilities with University policy. the changes
include adding gender identity and ge-
netic information to the code.
Another bill that would have given the
committee oversight of a student judicial
review board was held due to a miscom-
munication between the committee and
the student executive staff.
Vikaas Shanker

Its really going to bring

us together.
Freshman from Leavenworth
F E B R UA R Y 1
W I T H : B A H A M A S
F E B R UA R Y 2
W I T H : L A S E R S & G R A N D T H E F T
F E B R UA R Y 6
F E B R UA R Y 9
W I T H : T H E A C A C I A S T R A I N , V A N N A ,
H U N D R E D T H & N O B R A G G I N G R I G H T S
T H R E 3 S T Y L E U
W I T H D J S : S A V Y , R A Y - B A N , F E A S T ,
T O M R I C H M A N , & K I M B A R E L Y L E G A L
Super Bowl
Spotify playlist
This playlist features songs that
highlight the best of past Super Bowl
halftime performers. The 20-song play-
list includes artist of all genres from
Michael Jackson to Madonna, and of
course, the highly anticipated Beyonc.
There are also some feel-good anthems
included by bands such as The Black
Keys, that aim to bring about the ex-
citing fun vibes that every Super Bowl
Lyndsey Havens
ThurSday, January 31, 2013 Page 5a
Because the stars
know things we dont.
check ouT
The anSwerS
aries (March 21-april 19)
Today is an 8
Theres more room for love. if
youve been thinking about it,
nows a good time to pop the
question. reality clashes with
fantasy. Choose wisely. what
would be the most fun?
Taurus (april 20-May 20)
Today is a 7
accept the gift of laughter
from a loved one or a child.
relaxing helps you work. Bal-
ance your job and your family.
launch a new project now.
gemini (May 21-June 20)
Today is a 9
unexpected confrontation and
beauracratic delays interfere
with your plans. use the
tension to make something
beautiful. look at the problem
with a childs perspective.
cancer (June 21-July 22)
Today is a 9
your mind moves more quickly
than you can. This work is
fun, really. its not the time
to throw your money around.
Entertain outside opinions.
postpone travel.
Leo (July 23-aug. 22)
Today is an 8
Something works gloriously.
Stop for a minute, and let it
soak in. its easier to concen-
trate. dont speculate with
love or money.
Virgo (aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Today is a 7
learn from a master of fi-
nances, and continue improv-
ing your net worth. dont let
it slip through your fingers.
Be logical and creative at the
same time. postpone travel
for now.
Libra (Sept. 23-oct. 22)
Today is a 9
Follow your heart, and take on
a leadership role. abundance
is available, but dont let your
friends spend your money ...
especially what you havent
earned yet.
Scorpio (oct. 23-nov. 21)
Today is a 6
dont rush it, more work
will come soon enough. But
dont procrastinate either, as
theres not time for that. The
situation may be confusing.
Trust your intuition.
Sagittarius (nov. 22-dec. 21)
Today is an 8
Collect old junk at home
and give it away, in a clean
sweep. Consider replacing it
with something youve long
wanted. Ensure it doesnt
become tomorrows junk.
capricorn (dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Today is an 8
offer encouragement to oth-
ers and to yourself. Then start
studying the next subject.
Balance career and family
like a pro. Travel does look
good now.
aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Today is an 8
a great adventure lies ahead.
inspire those who love you.
The trick is to balance work
and fun; get your homework
done before getting sucked
into video games.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
Today is a 6
youre entering a two-day
transformative cycle. Go for
the gold. Consider your plan
well. Friends help you find the
best partner. aim high and
get into action.
Freebirds, a Tex-Mex restaurant, is
bringing a new face to Massachusetts
Streets burrito scene.
When patrons headed to Mass
Street in the search for a taste of
Tex-Mex, their choices were some-
what limited. However, Freebirds is
looking to change that by bringing a
new, casual experience to the plate.
Freebirds is not your typical
fast, casual restaurant, said Caitlin
Noble, director of marketing.
Our mentality is very easy-going.
Everythings cool; theres no uni-
forms. Were all about having fun
and enjoying life to the fullest.
Were all about freedom at
Freebirds, said Bryce Katz, director
of operations, freedom to choose,
more choices, better food, better
ingredients and better people.
The freedom found at the restau-
rant, according to those who have
already had the opportunity to try
Freebirds, is abundant.
Freebirds has more choices than
Ive ever seen at a restaurant like
this, said Andrew Gast, a freshman
from Lenexa said.
One of the things that really sets
us apart at Freebirds is our variety,
Noble said. We have 35 trillion dif-
ferent combinations, so someone is
almost guaranteed that theyll find
something that theyll love.
Guest services are another main
area of the restaurant that may help
set Freebirds apart from the rest.
The service here is a lot more
personable, said John Tobin, a
sophomore from Kansas City, Kan.
They were also very well informed.
I didnt know much about Freebirds
when I walked in, but they were
definitely able to help me out.
With all the freedom that
Freebirds brings, the restaurant is
looking to become a Lawrence sta-
ple and bring some variety to Mass
Freebirds gives you freedom to
be yourself, Katz said. We thought
it would do well here, and it has.
I think Lawrence was made for
Freebirds and vice versa.
Freebirds grand opening is today
at 739 Massachusetts St., next to
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teve Martin, a preemi-
nent comic authority,
once famously remarked,
Comedy is the art of making
people laugh without making
them puke.
Martin clearly never anticipated
the existence of something like
Movie 43, a deliberately taste-
less anthology piece that has far
more interest in triggering the
gag reflex than tickling the funny
bone. The film features A-list tal-
ent (Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman,
Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Chlo
Grace-Moretz and Richard Gere)
who engage in painfully self-aware
attempts at naughty sketch com-
edy. Movie 43 desperately wants
to convince you that what youre
seeing is genuinely shocking and
outrageous, to the point where
even its most outlandish material
seems forced. For this desensitized
YouTube viewer, it feels pitiably
quaint. The average episode of
Tosh.0 contains more artful
gross-out humor.
The 12 short films that make
up Movie 43 are framed around
a marginally clever premise: an
out-of-work, mentally unstable
filmmaker (Dennis Quaid) takes
a Hollywood producer (Greg
Kinnear) hostage and begins
pitching him ideas at gunpoint,
with every pitch dissolving into
a new segment. Quaid, wearing
what appears to be Justin Biebers
hair and a club rat wardrobe that
would look unsettling on a man
half his age, clearly took inspira-
tion from his off-the-reservation
brother Randy to play this crazed
nincompoop. Kinnear, for his
part, manages to look about as
befuddled as the rest of us.
The shorts, some of them
helmed by name directors like
James Gunn (Slither) and Brett
Ratner (Rush Hour), are strict-
ly of the hit-or-miss variety. The
good ones are over too soon and
the worst seem to plod on for-
ever. My audiences favorite sketch
was the one starring Kate Winslet
as a lovelorn businesswoman and
Hugh Jackman as her handsome
blind date whose scarf masks a
tragic case of scrotum-throat. No,
seriously. He has testicles on his
neck. I apologize if I ruined that
for you.
The most disturbing segment
has Naomi Watts and her real-life
husband Liev Schreiber playing
the parents of a hapless, home-
schooled teenager. In an effort to
give their son the complete high
school experience, the two alter-
nately abuse, seduce and ridicule
him, all ostensibly for the sake of
his own growth and development.
The most tedious vignette is a tie
between the lazily written truth or
dare session with Halle Berry and
Stephen Merchant at a Mexican
restaurant and the skit starring
Emma Stone and Kieran Culkin
(the highlight of Scott Pilgrim
vs. The World) as ex-lovers trad-
ing obscenity-laced nonsense at
a grocery store checkout counter,
unaware that a horde of late-night
shoppers has gathered to gawk
and glare at them. The worst bit of
them all has SNL star and KU bas-
ketball fan Jason Sudeikis playing
a horndog Batman who interrupts
Robins (Justin Long) speed-dat-
ing session with Lois Lane (Uma
Thurman, mercifully not reprising
her Poison Ivy role from Batman
and Robin) and Supergirl (Kristen
Bell). 10 minutes of bad puns and
stale vagina jokes ensue.
Its no surprise that my favor-
ite (favorite being a relative
term here) story happens to cen-
ter on Anna Faris (Observe and
Report), a blithe comic presence
inexplicably condemned to forev-
er elevate bottom-rung dreck like
Movie 43. Her segment, involv-
ing a bizarre romantic gesture and
the consumption of untold quanti-
ties of bean burritos, ends with an
abrupt, scatological climax worthy
of vintage South Park.
Aside from that brief stirring
of competence, the rest of Movie
43 plays like a communication
intercepted from some bizarro
parallel universe where comedy
was never properly introduced as
an art form and supposedly cul-
tured, intelligent movie stars shed
their integrity at the first sign of
an easy payday. Theres something
almost whimsical about the idea
that someone, somewhere actually
spent millions of dollars to get this
thing made.
So, is this the worst movie of
all time? No, but to paraphrase
Tommy Lee Jones in No Country
for Old Men, itll do until the
worst gets here.

Edited by Hayley Jozwiak

hile romantic zom-
bie comedies are rare,
this sub-genre has in
fact been around for quite some
time. Shaun of the Dead comes
to mind as the prime example,
although Peter Jackson made the
first foray into this territory more
than 20 years ago with the bloodi-
est film ever made, Dead Alive.
However, Warm Bodies takes
a totally new approach by not only
telling the story from the per-
spective of a zombie, but placing
the romance between an undead
boy and a human girl. Before
you go and think so, Twilight
with zombies? let me clarify: the
story cleverly models itself after a
famous piece of literature, but it
sure as hell isnt one about misog-
ynistic, sparkly vampires.
The opening sequence makes it
clear that Warm Bodies intends
to bring some lightness and
warmth to a genre thats usually
full of darkness and despair. More
importantly, it wants to imbue the
walking dead with some heart.
Our protagonist (Nicholas
Hoult) wryly narrates this tale,
filling in the audience on his daily
routine. Though he remembers
his name started with an R, he
doesnt know where he belonged
before. So, he wanders around an
airport and continues some habits
from his living days, like listening
to vinyl records and conversing
with his friend (Rob Corddry),
mostly through grunting.
While searching with a group
for food one day, they encounter
some scavenging humans. Among
those survivors is blonde beauty
Julie (Teresa Palmer, aka the hot-
ter, more likable Kristen Stewart),
whose boyfriend is eaten by R. He
becomes smitten with her at first
glance and manages to bring her
back to his airplane home, where
he shows Julie he wont eat her. R
slowly becomes more human-like,
being able to talk in broken sen-
tences and show emotion, while
Julie develops a strange connec-
tion with him as well.
I never thought Id call a per-
formance as a zombie impressive,
but Hoult manages to portray this
undead nice guy with an under-
stated depth that makes you actu-
ally sympathize and care about
him. Palmers sweetness and gor-
geous allure engages viewers too,
and John Malkovitch reliably sat-
isfies by angrily hamming it up as
her controlling father and leader
of the human resistance.
Much of the charm in this
movie comes from its subtle sil-
liness. Writer/director Jonathan
Levine perfectly balanced humor
and drama in 50/50, while here
he is able to create a friendly, non-
gory,inventive crowd-pleaser out
of creatures we usually watch for
their bloody carnage.
So with The Walking Dead
returning next weekend, prepare
by taking in the delightful enter-
tainment zombies can occasion-
ally offer us before diving back
into their normal brutality.

Edited by Elise Reuter

If youre like me, youre going
to be spending the Super Bowl
drooling over Beyonc and using
it as just another excuse to sup-
port wedge sneakers and the ath-
letic trend. What is this athletic
trend I speak of? Its quite possibly
the most convenient movement
in fashion since the beginning of
time. Alexander Wang, DKNY and
Isabel Marant are all supporters of
the comfort meets chic theme. Try
pairing a classic graphic Adidas
trefoil tee with a pair of feminine
printed pants and heels and youve
found yourself a match made in
The thought of a heel and a
sneaker combination scare you?
Both the halftime act, queen
Beyonc, and Victorias Secrets
front woman Miranda Kerr wear
them nonstop. The sneakers also
give you a hidden and subtle lift,
causing your legs to instantly look
slimmer and longer. What more
could you want in a shoe? Theyre
comfortable, and make you look
skinnier. They suddenly sound
much more appealing, dont they?
Super Bowl Sunday couldnt be a
better time to try the trend. Rather
than throwing on a jersey and jeans
and matching 40-year-old drunken
beer bellies nationwide, incorpo-
rate your favorite teams colors into
your outfit instead. Baseball hats
are huge on runways right now
too, thanks to Tracy Reese, Jen
Kao and Lacoste. The trick is to
always have a girly edge to go with
your sporty look. My favorite ways
to include femininity are pops of
pink, lipstick, or some faux fur.
Sporty can be glam when its done
the right way.
Color blocking is another great
way to support your team. Luckily
both the 49ers and the Ravens have
great colors to work with. Rich
hues are always fun to wear head
to toe, so whether its purple or red,
youll be looking royally stylish.
Whether youll be wear-
ing your preferred teams colors
or a Destinys Child concert tee
this coming Sunday, be sure to
wear it fashionably. Just because
youre pretending to watch football
doesnt mean you should let the
fashion slide. Think Sporty Spice
meets Posh Spice, and youll be the
real winner come Feb. 3.
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emma stone and Kieran Culkin take dirty talk to agonizing extremes in the grossly uneven comedy Movie 43.
o need to fret Avengers
fans; Agent Phil
Coulson (aka I-watched-
lives. It was confirmed at the
New York Comic Con that Clark
Gregg would continue playing
Agent Phil Coulson in ABCs
S.H.I.E.L.D. TV pilot.
The Strategic Homeland
Intervention, Enforcement and
Logistics Division (SHIELD),
run by my spirit animal Nick
Fury, works to protect the earth
from human and not-so human
Gregg has played Coulson in
several movies, including Thor,
Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and
several Marvel films.
What makes this news even
sweeter is the show isnt just a
compilation of flashbacks. No,
according to, ABC
Entertainment President Paul
Lee announced the show will
occur after the events of The
Which means our boy Phil is
alive. Whether hes brought back
as a resurrected human or an
incorporeal being (or maybe he
was never dead at all) this show
ensures plenty of Coulson love.
Spoiler alert, guys, Coulson
supposedly died when Loki
stabbed him with his stick of
doom. His death helped unite
the team of superheroes to fight
off hordes of aliens and a God
of Mischief. I never thought I
would cry in the middle of an
action-packed superhero movie,
but when Nick Fury held out the
blood soaked Captain American
trading cards Coulson had
wanted Steve Rogers to sign, well,
I wont lie, there were tears. Lots
of them.
I fell in love with Coulson
in Iron Man 2. At one point,
he threatens to taze Tony Stark
and watch Supernanny if he
tried to leave the house. His dry
humor and professionalism in
the wake of treacherous gods and
egomaniac superheroes makes
him worthy of his own show. His
snazzy black suits arent too bad
Id hoped his death was a hoax
devised by Nick Fury to get the
team to work together. When
it was revealed that the trading
cards had been in Phils locker,
not in the pocket of the suit he
died in like Fury said, I knew
there was a chance to get our boy
And I wasnt the only one.
Twitter broke out the
#Coulsonlives hashtag, and blog-
gers dedicated entire Tumblrs to
the idea that Agent Phil Coulson
would return alive and well.
Everyone wanted the snarky
and Captain America obsessed
SHIELD agent to survive, and
our desire has finally been heard.
Filming for the pilot will begin
this month, and with Marvels
The Avengers Director Joss
Whedon as its producer and co-
writer, its bound to be a hit.
Whedon was also responsible
for the TV series Buffy the
Vampire Slayer, and to put it
simply, he is a talented writer. It
also ensures the TV series will
follow and mesh with all of the
other Marvel movies. Or at least,
provide add-on material.
I cant wait for the pure awe-
someness this show is bound
to be. And if the producers can
manage to get Samuel L. Jackson
to cameo as Nick Fury, then I can
die in nerdy superhero peace.
Brown is a journalism major from
Overland Park.
he Lawrence music scene
boasts a plethora of musi-
cal talent. And because
of this, its not difficult to find
an affordable and engaging live
show around town every night of
the week.
Personally, Im into live shows
that reach me on an intellectual
level in some capacity, and to
get there I feel its a wise move
to, for lack of a better term,
study some of the music youll
be listening to before the show.
Whether its the lyrics in a par-
ticular song that I connect with
or the entrancing guitar riffs in a
slower tune, the vibe from album
recording to live show is pretty
consistent as an everyday music
Ill give you a perfect example
of what Im talking about; I was
at Jazzhaus last Friday night to
see local group Pink Royal per-
form. Having only listened to
their album for only a few weeks
prior to the live show, I became
instantly drawn in by the riffs
on two tracks in particular, So
Long (Farewell) and January.
Its these hidden treasures in
music that keep me coming back
for more. The ambience of the
Pink Royal cant be overstated,
and their live show was a big
thumbs up from this guy.
My experience at Bassnectar
last fall at Burcham Park also
carries with it fond memories of
musical connection. Granted the
lasers and a very sophisticated
light show presented a formi-
dable stage for both Bassnectar
and electro-sensation group
Ghostland Observatory, the real
musical embrace came before-
hand when I was well aware of
what each group was bringing
musically to the table in some
facet. Although, quite frankly,
I dont think I could adequately
describe some of Bassnectars
work that night; it was master-
ful if I had to sum it up in one
Now this isnt a suggestion to
strictly listen to a group before
attending a local live show. Far
from it, actually. My only point
is having listened to a few tracks
before heading to a show can
only enhance that experience. I
know lots of people that get by
with just attending live shows of
groups theyve never heard, and
it works for them. But do you
miss out on other shows taking
place that same night that could
have been a better musical fit?
I feel that since I put in a
little time prior to Pink Royals
live performance, I should be
rewarded with an equally suf-
ficient live show in return.
Think about it: if I hear about
the show through a friend,
decide Id rather do something
else that night and never get to
hear Pink Royals lead vocalist
David Guthrie and his Dave
Matthews-like vocals, thats a
pretty big fail on my behalf.
In any event, I can hon-
estly say that roaming around
Lawrence a few times a week
without any kind of idea whos
playing where will work. Youll
meet lots of different kinds of
people and enjoy yourself thor-
oughly. But those that want to
take it a step further and find
out about the local bands theyre
going to listen to live will find
that theyre attending more
shows to their general musical
Roque is a senior majoring in
journalism from Overland Park.
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Prejudice still a problem in Kansas
was in the bathroom at
Watson Library last semester
when I looked over to find
racial profanities written on the
stall. I dont remember what they
said. I see them so often cow-
ardly etched into the wall with
sharpie that Ive started to tune
them out for the most part.
Similarly, I found anti-Semitic
remarks tagged on the wall in
the bathroom of Wescoe last
week. This is at the University of
Kansas, one of the most highly
regarded, culturally diverse insti-
tutions in the Midwest. Doesnt
that seem a little bit pathetic?
Black History Month is
knocking on the door and Im
reminded of the days spent in
school learning about the ter-
rible struggle that black citi-
zens had to face in order to be
treated equally. We learned about
Harriet Tubmans 13 trips to lib-
erate Black Americans and Dred
Scotts Supreme Court Lawsuit to
be considered a free citizen.
Every year, we listened to Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.s dream
of living in a world where blacks
and whites would live together
peacefully. Lo and behold, were
on the very brink of that dream
being completely realized. In
fact, I have found that within the
millennial generation there is
very little racial animosity.
However, there are those who
would not share this dream.
There are those who to this
very day, in the year 2013, still
insist on perpetuating an absurd,
demoralizing, and disgusting
way of life in which they feel
somehow superior to someone
because they are different. These
hateful people have no place in
the 21st century.
Im not an authority on the
subject and Im certainly not
perfect, but racism just puts a
bad taste in my mouthnot just
racism, any kind of discrimina-
tion aimed at somebody for no
reason other than the fact that
they have different skin, beliefs,
or customs than you disturbs
me. I think this is because it
reminds me of the worlds deeply
unsettling history.
Black History Month repre-
sents something different for a
lot of people. For some it is to
pay respects to family members
who had to fight for freedom.
For me its a time to remember
the heroes who shifted the world
we live in for the better. This was
a radical movement carried out
to be treated with respect and it
changed the entire game.
The Civil Rights Movement
represents a time of great change
when tolerance became demand-
ed and anything else became
ignorant. It has led to a funda-
mental restructuring of our soci-
ety where now no race, gender,
sexual orientation, or religion
is lesser. To me, Black History
Month is for paying respects to
the people and movements that
led to us finally standing behind
the notion that all people are
created equal.
Today, the belief is simple: If
you prejudge somebody, youre
ignorant. Thats not to say were
all about to hold hands and sing,
but at least now, everyone has
an equal opportunity to earn
respect or earn disrespect. There
are few faster ways to earn disre-
spect than by writing something
like hail Hitler on a bathroom
Racism and discrimination are
still American problems, mani-
fested today when a lot of people
discuss Mexican immigrants or
express a fear of Muslims. Even
if its not an immediate problem
for you, its a problem in our
proximity and its negative effects
resonate throughout our culture.
I do however think its safe to say
were headed the right direction.
If youve ever been discrimi-
nated against, for whatever rea-
son, then let me apologize. You
never deserved it. To the persons
who perpetuate discrimination:
its OK; keep your head down.
We dont know who you are. But
I hope wherever youre sitting,
that you dislike me. I hope you
find my words grating as nails on
a chalkboard. Because, the truth
is, you make me sick.
Heres to the month of
February, where we celebrate
our cultural diversity and our

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a minor in flm from Olathe.
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Follow us on Twitter @UDK_opinion. Tweet us
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one of the hardest things in life a guy
can do is apply chapstick.
Pegasuses are the least intimidating
things ever.
i got to class a half hour early so i
could continue working on the KU dog
sweater im knitting.
its cold enough i sought refuge in the
underground. The. UnDeRgRoUnD.
Today i learned yoga pants can
withstand wind, rain and snow.
isnt the twitter squirrels of KU a
you know you have a calf problem
when your boyfriend has to help you put
on your boots.
i dont wear frat-wear just to look
good. i do it to keep the gDis away.
Who can i write to about the mari-
juana act? Editors Note: Not me, thats
for sure.
A girl in my class said she doesnt
really follow KU basketball. everyone
looked at her in horror, and i had the
urge to yell she doesnt even go here!
ive seen basketball players in real
life... Didnt fip out. Felt inadequate as
a completely unathletic (and short) man,
but didnt fip out.
Random comment on Kansas crazy
Shout out to Barack for tackling im-
migration reform. its about time to truly
start the conversation.
im listening to music and the
voices in my head are doing karaoke.
im not sure weather to be laughing or
Winter, go home, youre sober.
i wish i lived in the 1800s... oh sorry
boss, i didnt make it to work on time
because the alarm clock hasnt been
invented yet.
Just saw an obese squirrel dragging a
bag of Doritos...MeRicA!
chickadachina the chinese chicken,
have a drumstick and your brain starts,
tickin watching x-fles with the lights
on, mumble mumble djshsjefdhajandhf
Art museums are like the old school
versions of google image.
Are balloons shaped like upside down
tears when they are released into the sky
because they are sad to leave the earth?
Already hearing talk about valentines
day plans. Me, myself, and i are gonna
mock and pig out on chocolate. Best
plans ever!
i sing home of the chiefs at games
because its too hard to take this country
seriously nowadays.
if a sorority girl is in the woods and
no one is around to see her, does she
still wear boots, leggings, and a huge
everything i ate at Mrs. es last night
had absolutely no favor. i now call it
Mrs. Blandees.
@udK_Opinion Doesnt matter.
Regardless, Muck Fichigan.
Avengers character fnds
new life in television series
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Jayhawks win a wild one in OT,
erased an 18-point deficit
As the clock dwindled down,
senior guard Angel Goodrich
dribbled at the top of the arc with
30 seconds left in the game.
To that point, the Jayhawks
erased a 18-point deficit with
8:56 remaining in the game to be
within three.
Goodrich got a screen and
fired up a shot and as the ball
spun through the air, Goodrich
said it looked like all her other
shotswhich were bricks.
No one was getting into
the right spots, Goodrich said.
Then we set the screen and I
said let me just shoot this and get
a shot off.
But this shot wasnt a brick.
The 3-pointer dropped to give
the Jayhawks a tie game with 16
seconds remaining.
We were absolutely a train
wreck with no timeouts, Kansas
coach Bonnie Henrickson said.
CeCe was on the wrong side and
Angel just dribbled. Im trying to
yell cause it got busted and we
had players in the wrong spots.
Often its not the play you run,
its about making a play and she
made a play.
After being down 55-37, the
Jayhawks found themselves in
the improbable situation of a tie
ball game and after some tough
defense, sent the game into over-
time and eventually came up with
a 78-75 overtime victory against
No. 23 Iowa State. This is the
third straight meeting between
these teams in Lawrence that
went to overtime.
Goodrich finished the night
with a double-double going
10-of-18 for 24 points and 10
assists. Goodrich did most of her
damage in the second half and
overtime as she went 7-of-9 from
the field.
Along with Goodrich, the
spark to overturn the huge defi-
cit came from sophomore guard
Natalie Knight.
Knight started out the game
on fire, scoring 10 of the first
12 points for the Jayhawks. But
it was the second half that gave
the team even more of a surge.
Knight had some big steals and
buckets on her way to a 21 point
night, including 5-of-9 from
behind the arc.
Knight came up with a steal
and a layup to cut the deficit to
three with a 1:46 left in the game.
But Knight went down awkward-
ly and had to leave the game with
a leg injury.
Senior forward Carolyn Davis,
finished with 15 points and nine
rebounds, was battling with foul
trouble most of the second half
and overtime but managed to do
most of her work in the stretch
when the team went 10-of-13
since they were down 18. She
said it was her duty to make sure
the team still had faith that they
could come back from the huge
I tried to stay positive and I
didnt want to let my teammates
see me down, Davis said. Thats
what I do; at every huddle, I
try to say something positive. I
didnt believe for one second that
we were out of it. I knew we
were tougher than them at that
Iowa State sophomore guard
Brynn Williamson, who led the
Cyclones with 19 points, said the
Jayhawks didnt care they were
down by such a large margin.
They knew they werent going
to go away, Williamson said.
Eighteen points werent going to
stop them.
Though it is tough to believe a
team can come back from such a
hole, Davis said she had no doubt
that the team could come back.
I couldnt let my doubts be
sent to my teammates, Davis
said. I had to cover up my doubts
and no matter what I was think-
ing, I had to send out positive
things. Thats what you have to do
as a leader.
The Cyclones shot 52.4 per-
cent from the field in the opening
half and held the Jayhawks to just
37.9 percent. But in that second
half, the numbers were switched.
The Cyclones managed to shoot
just 37.5 percent as the Jayhawks
shot 62.5 percent, including the
10-of-13 down the stretch and in
Kansas sophomore forwards
Chelsea Gardner and Asia Boyd
had a minimal impact until
the final few minutes and into
overtime. The combined for 13
With the 18-point lead, the
Cyclones could have easily put
the game on cruise control. But
Cyclone coach Bill Fennelly said
the team isnt good enough to put
it on cruise control, but it came
down to one simple thing: Kansas
made plays down the stretch.
Disappointing last eight
minutes for our team, Fennelly
said. Give KU credit, they kept
playing hard and made some big
shots, and we didnt.
Edited by Megan Hinman
Volume 125 Issue 66 Thursday, January 31, 2013
By Ben Ashworth
comeback queens
McLemore in NBA
will help Self recruit
Kansas women playing with heart brought victory in overtime
Rough conference play helps in March
nathan Fordyce
KANSAS 78, iowA StAte 75
in the Phog
GeoFFrey calvert
Victory in
Although Kansas isnt winning
pretty, its still winning.
After defeating West Virginia
61-56 in Morgantown, W. Va.
Monday night, the Jayhawks sit
at 19-1 overall, and 7-0 in Big 12
play. Their record to date, after
Mondays game on Jan. 28, is tied
with the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011
teams as the second best in the Bill
Self era, trailing only the 2007-
2008 national champions 20-0
For coach
Bill Self, escap-
ing with a road
victory in con-
ference play is
more impor-
tant than how
a team gets that
If you tell us before the season,
you could tell us last night, you
could tell us this afternoon, Hey
youre going to win by five in
Morgantown, wed say Well well
take that and go to the house,
Self said.
While much has been made of
Kansas offensive struggles since
conference play began, its defense
has kept opposing offenses just as
Kansas leads the nation in field
goal percentage defense at 35 per-
cent, just above Texas 35.2 per-
cent. The Jayhawks have held five
of their seven conference oppo-
nents to 37 percent shooting or
worse, and held Baylor to a paltry
23.2 percent shooting night.
If it holds, the Jayhawks field
goal percentage defense would
be the best during Self s reign.
Currently, the 2005-2006 team
has the best field goal percentage
defense of his era with a 37.2 per-
cent field goal defense.
Were pretty sound defensive-
ly, Self said. I dont know if were
great defensively but were pretty
On the flip side, Kansas has
shot above 43.6 percent in five
of its conference games, with at
least 50 percent shooting in two
of those games. Besides their nar-
row victory at Texas Jan. 19, the
Jayhawks have outshot all of their
conference opponents by at least
eight percent. Only the Longhorns
managed to outshoot Kansas.
So with a defense so dominant,
why has Kansas won three of its
past four games by five points
or less and not scored 70 points
since Jan. 9?
Well for one, free throw shoot-
ing has been spotty. Kansas shot
only 18-34 from the charity stripe
against West Virginia.
Thats bad, senior guard Travis
Releford said. Normally as a team
we dont shoot that bad. We just
got to keep working on it, get in
the gym, get up some free throws.
Thats about it.
The two previous games werent
much better for Kansas from the
free throw line. The Jayhawks
swished only 12 of its 19 free
throws against Oklahoma, and
shot 13-21 from the line at Kansas
The other problem is turnovers.
The Jayhawks have turned the
ball over more than their oppo-
nents in five of the seven confer-
ence games, including 16 turn-
overs Monday night against West
Virginias nine turnovers. Kansas
has committed at least 13 turn-
overs in six conference games.
The Jayhawks three starting
guards had three turnovers apiece
against West Virginia. Starting
point guard Elijah Johnson is
averaging 3.9 turnovers per game
since conference play began and
his assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.52
is 203rd in the nation.
Our guard plays got to get bet-
ter, Self said. Teams that pressure
us and get after us, weve turned
it over here of late. I thought we
actually did some good things but
we made some bonehead plays.
Edited by Kyle Crane
ayhawk fans. Brace yourselves.
this news may come as a shock
to you.
Ben McLemore is going to the
NBA next year.
No, McLemores Kansas career
isnt going to have an M. Night Shy-
amalan twist ending. Its going to be
predictable, like the denouement of
a Nicholas Sparks novel. Te two
star-crossed love interests are going
to end up together. And, barring an
injury, Ben McLemore is going to
be a top-fve pick come June.
Although his Kansas career
will end soon the pressure for Mc-
Lemore to perform for Bill Self s
program will continue as his NBA
career progresses. Kansas is look-
ing for a player to fll Paul Pierces
shoes as a young NBA star. Having
a former player who is currently
succeeding wildly in the NBA just
makes recruiting less arduous.
If McLemore properly flls those
shoes, then Self will fnd it easier to
recruit the next generation of Kan-
sas ball players.
In the last seven years, the tra-
ditional powers all have fresh faces
that their former college coaches
can utilize to sell the program to
current recruits. Duke has Kyrie
Irving while UCLA has Kevin Love
and Russell Westbrook. Kentucky
has a cavalcade of stars that John
Calipari seems to spawn using a
combination of magic beans and
hair gel. Big 12 teams such as Texas
and Oklahoma have Kevin Durant
and Blake Grifn respectively. Self
will be competing with all these
schools for recruits, and you can
be certain those coaches are name-
dropping their professional stars.
In those same seven years Kan-
sas has produced a multitude of
NBA players. Some are role players,
some are disappointments, some
are on winning teams, and some
are on losing teams. But none are
bona fde stars. Josh Selby has more
trouble getting of the bench than
Wayne Knight in Space Jam. Xavier
Henry couldnt get playing time for
the New Orleans Hornets despite
Eric Gordons persistent injuries.
Both these players were top-ten
recruits, and were supposed to be
destined for NBA stardom.
If you think that Calipari wont
bring up those names, when he and
a high profle recruit are enjoying
a dinner of lobster with a side of
hundred dollar bills (Im only sort
of kidding), you are grievously mis-
In addition to Selby and Henry,
Cole Aldrich, Sherron Collins, and
Julian Wright, among others, have
also not panned out professionally.
Te Morris twins, Mario Chalmers,
and Brandon Rush are solid role
players, but havent yet achieved
their high NBA potential, although
they still have much time to im-
Granted, Self s coaching strat-
egy mainly involves developing
players through their junior and
senior years rather than bringing
in one-and-dones. He gets players
to buy into a system, preferring a
team approach rather than focus
on the individual. But every now
and then a coach needs to fnd a
star that can take over games when
the ofense is stagnant. McLemores
future in the NBA could go a long
way to helping, or hurting, Self in
that endeavor.
Edited by Tyler Conover
ashleiGh lee/kansan
Senior guard travis Releford goes to pick up a loose ball before his opponent during Saturday, Jan. 26s game against okla-
homa at Allen Fieldhouse where the Jayhawks won 61-56. Releford had three turnovers during the game.
travis younG/kansan
Sophomore guard Asia Boyd goes for the layup attempt during the match against
iowa State wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Asia had nine total points for the
match with fve rebounds, and Kansas won against iowa State in overtime with a
fnal score of 78-75.
Q: Where did the Harbaugh brothers
dad, Jack Harbaugh, coach between
A: Western Kentucky
TriviA of The dAy

Hes a tremendous competitor, and

its a great challenge and a task to
play his team. Also, my brothers are
at our sideline, for he who sheds
his blood with me today shall be my
brother. Thats the way I feel about our
players and our coaches.
Jim Harbaugh at Media
Day on Tuesday at the Super Bowl.
The First Harbaugh Bowl was
played on Thanksgiving Day in
2011. Baltimore won the game
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hit my brother in the head with a foam
baseball bat when we were kids.
We were just playing in our back-
yard, throwing a baseball around, and for
some odd reason, I decided to give him a
nice whack on the side of the noggin.
He cried. My mother scolded me and
wiped away my brothers tears.
I dont remember why I did that.
It might have been an accident. It might
have been because I was dumb kid who
was jealous of my brother getting atten-
Ive got hundreds of these stories from
my childhood of the constant combative
nature of two brothers competing against
each other.
Whether it was beating him at a Madden
video game or winning the badminton
tournament we made up to entertain our-
selves on a sunny summer afternoon, it
was always a competition between the two
of us.
Some people want to make Ray Lewis
the story of this Super Bowl weekend. Some
want it to be the revolution of the spread-
option offense and Colin Kaepernick.
For me, nothing means more than
watching two brothers coach against each
other in a Super Bowl.
Sure its over-hyped (just like everything
at the Super Bowl), but when Jack and
Jacqueline Harbaugh were raising their
kids, Im sure they were hoping they would
be happy and healthy boys who enjoy life.
Instead, they both became professional
head football coaches.
In my limited experience around high-
level football coaches, I know one thing is
certain: They never stop working.
They live, breathe and sleep football the
entire time they are under contract with
their employers.
They dont have much time for their
families or golf in the offseason when the
recruiting season is over.
They just love football.
My job as a student and sportswriter
doesnt come close to the same stress and
pressure as a professional football coach,
but I live for my job.
For most of my time since Ive been in
college, Ive been working to become a
better writer.
By my own choice, I spend most of my
days doing homework, watching sporting
events or reading and writing stories.
Growing up I didnt spend a lot of time
with my brother (especially when I was a
teenager), and I dont spend a lot of time
with him now even though hes only 30
miles away in Lenexa.
Hes asked many times to come up and
stay with me for a weekend, and yet most
of the time I say Im too busy.
Even when I was at home, I didnt talk to
him much. We still dont talk that much.
The main reason?
I let my head get in the way. My anxiety
takes over my brain and my mind gets in
the way of enjoying college.
Ive blamed a lot of it on my parents
because they have similar problems.
Ive done everything to try to cope with
this problem: pills, acupuncture, talking
with therapists.
And the whole time while Ive been wor-
rying about myself, my brother has carried
on without any of that stuff.
He wrestles. He exercises. He talks to
friends. He talks to his family. More than
anything, he works hard. He takes respon-
sibility for his homework and his body.
He grew up too fast and now, at 18, hes
a smart kid whos got a bright future with
very little thanks to me.
With all that said, that doesnt mean
my brother and I havent had some good
Weve seen a lot of this country together.
Weve hiked the Grand Canyon, seen the
inside of the White House and petted
Ernest Hemingways cats in Key West.
But one of our biggest connections is
football and cheering for the Green Bay
Thanks to our father, weve been
cheeseheads since birth. And even though
weve grown up, we never stopped loving
the Pack.
When we were kids, we played one-on-
one football against each other in the back-
yard pretending to be Antonio Freeman
or Robert Brooks. We performed over-
the-top touchdown dances after we would
crash into the chain-link fence.
Neither one of us played organized foot-
ball, but we love the game.
Now during games, profanity-filled texts
are exchanged after the defense misses an
assignment, calls are exchanged when my
dad gets a little too amped about a sack by
Aaron Rodgers, and we laugh.
Football is one connection I have to my
brother, and its one Ill have my entire
So when I watch the football game on
Sunday, Im going to enjoy the Super Bowl,
and Im going to enjoy it with my brother.
Michael Rosenberg wrote a fantas-
tic piece for Sports Illustrated about the
Harbaugh brothers that was published on
Oct. 18, 2010. It was a well-written story
about the brothers shenanigans grow-
ing up and how these two brothers had
become great football coaches.
This excerpt summed up their relation-
ship very well:
Jims superior athleticism sent him off
in one direction, and John went off in
anotherand ever since, Jim has been
known as the brash athlete and John the
reserved thinker.
But both say repeatedly, Were a lot
more alike than you think. We had the
same mind-set, John says, but the differ-
ence was he was a lot better. That kind of
dictated his path.
I dont think my brother and I will both
be facing off at the pinnacles of our careers
when were older, but I do believe millions
of brothers have a similar story that I had
as a child.
I also know that brothers love to com-
pete. Theyre competitive in their DNA.
Brothers have a lot of the same mind-
set, but what you dont realize sometimes
is youre grooming someone to be better
than you.
Kevin, you are better than me.
Love you, brother.
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Phil Forte, guard
It used to be
Keiton Page kill-
ing Kansas from
behind the arc;
now its Phil Forte.
The freshman
sees 26 minutes
per game off the
bench and is cur-
rently second in
the Big 12 from three (46 made). Look
for OSU to use him early and often.
(13-5, 3-3)
PhiliP Jurick, center
Jurick has been a monster on the glass with
fve games of more than 10 rebounds, yet the
points havent been coming as easily. Against
Baylor and Kansas State he came up empty. Like
Cobbins, Ford just wants his center to play physi-
cal and let his presence be known.

leBryan nash, Forward-Guard

Nash was on his way to a stellar freshman year
(13.3 ppg) before a hand injury caused him to sit
out the tail end of the conference schedule, includ-
ing a match-up at Allen Fieldhouse. Not so amaz-
ingly Nash has continued to average 13.3 points
per game in 2012-13 with a season high of 27
against Missouri. Hell be key to any success the
Cowboys have.

Michael coBBins, Forward

The buckets have been hard to come by for the
OSU sophomore, not the rebounds. In his last two
games against West Virginia and Baylor Cobbins
pulled down a combined 13 rebounds while in foul
trouble. Cowboys coach Travis Ford has chal-
lenged Cobbins to get more aggressive, in the last
three games hes certainly stepped up.

Markel Brown, Guard

Brown makes up half of OSUs deadly backcourt
and is a lock to score 20 points most nights. Coach
Ford uses Brown to guard the oppositions best
perimeter player and for the most part hes been
able to shut them down while playing 34 minutes
per game.

Marcus sMart, Guard

Theres no question that Oklahoma State runs
off its freshman point guard. Since breaking out
against NC State in November, Smart has been
a staple of the Big 12. Hes averaging 13 points
per game while dishing out 4.5 assists. Yet like
with most freshman, turnovers have been the one
thing slowing him down.

(19-1, 7-0)
JeFF withey, center
Withey continued to be the backbone of the
Kansas defense blocking another four shots
against West Virginia on Monday. He also had a
solid frst half with 13 points on fve of six shoot-
ing. Currently Withey is third in the country with
4.32 blocks per game. Hes behind St. Johns Chris
Obekpa and Kentuckys Nerlens Noel. The Withey
block party will have to continue for Kansas to ex-
tend its winning streak.

keVin younG, Forward
Young has made a few plays here and there in
the past few games, but not with the same con-
sistency. Still having him in the starting lineup
remains the best rotation for Kansas to have going
forward. Hes crafty and has a great motor on de-
fense. If Young can stay controlled around the rim
look for his scoring numbers to go up along with
his confdence.

eliJah Johnson, Guard

The curious case of Elijah Johnson continues to
develop and everyone is asking the same question:
can he play point guard? At this point its hard to
tell with Johnson who has struggled transitioning
from his natural position at shooting guard. John-
son remains the main question on the Jayhawks
offense. His shooting appears to be getting better
but Kansas needs a foor general in order for the
wins to keep rolling in.

traVis releFord, Guard

The ffth year senior has continued to be the
most balanced player on the team the past few
weeks and it has not really been close. Releford has
made several clutch shots and continues to have
lockdown on-ball defense. Hes an important piece
to the Jayhawks puzzle, and without his leadership
the Jayhawks might have lost a few of the closer
games this season.

Ben McleMore, Guard

Although foul trouble has been a problem of
late McLemore continues to get into double fg-
ures whether its from the free throw line or from
three-point range. His 13-points against West Vir-
ginia was not very impressive, but hes continuing
to become more aggressive. McLemore continues
to grow as a complete player while working to ce-
ment himself as the No. 1 NBA draft pick. McLem-
ores a special player. Enjoy him over the next few

cowboys come north to Kansas
Kansas tries to stay perfect in Big 12 play
The Cowboys are clearly one of the
better teams in the Big 12 yet a few
losses have knocked them to the middle
of the pack. It doesnt help their odds
on Saturday that all but one of their fve
losses came on the road. When Nash,
Smart and Brown are at their best they
can do things like beat NC State by 20.
When theyre not, they can do things like
lose to Virginia Tech.
Why Doesnt The Talent
Match The Record?
Five losses arent the problem, but
with as much talent as Oklahoma State
boasts why are the Cowboys dropping
to Virginia Tech, Baylor, Oklahoma and
Kansas State? Is it a coaching problem
or has this team just not reached its
potential yet?
Kansas and Oklahoma State have a
deep and interwoven history. Cowboys
alum Bill Self played in Stillwater from
1981-1985. He also was an assistant
coach in Lawrence and Stillwater. For
reasons yet to be explained games
against the Cowboys can always be
weird. Still Kansas needs a statement
win to put itself in a position for a No.
1 seed when Selection Sunday comes
around. The Big 12 conference is down
and Kansas needs to keep winning to
impress the committee.
Elijah Johnson, guard
Everyone is
hoping Johnson
can turn into the
point guard, but
at the moment
its the burning
question. John-
son or Naadir
Tharpe must
step up and
give Kansas
good point guard play down the stretch.
If Johnson starts to develop this, Kansas
could become an unstoppable force in
the Big 12. If he does not then concerns
will continue to grow.
Will the free throw woes con-
tinue for more than one game?
With 16 missed free throws, there was
grave concern about the teams concen-
tration down the stretch. After being
fairly consistent throughout the year it
appeared the Jayhawks could not make
free throws down the stretch against
the Mountaineers. I would expect the
friendly confnes of Allen Fieldhouse to
help Kansas get back on track from the
free throw line and get back to its 67.6
percent for the season.
The Jayhawks offense fnds some sort
of rhythm. It was diffcult to fnd many
good plays for Kansas in the second half
of its game against West Virginia. If the
Jayhawks can start to put together rem-
nants of their game against Colorado
earlier in the year then the fans will start
to breathe a little easier.
33 The number of consecutive
home wins that Kansas at the moment.
Only Syracuse has more with 35 victo-
ries at the Carrier Dome.
34.9 Kansas feld goal percent-
age defense number, which is still the
best in the nation.
18 The Jayhawks current winning
streak, which began after a November
loss to Michigan State.
The Jayhawks cant disrupt the Cow-
boys offense. OSU is averaging 70 points
per game and Kansas hasnt scored that
much since its overtime bout with Iowa
State. The Jayhawks have been relying
on defense since conference play started
that shouldnt change on Saturday.
3 The Cowboys have three play-
ers averaging more than 30 minutes
per game (Nash, Brown, Smart)
49 Marcus Smart leads the Big
12 with 49 steals
75.5 Oklahoma States free throw
percentage, also best in the Big 12
Blake schuster and ryan Mccarthy
Senior Center Jeff Withey
fghts to get to the hoop.
Withey had 15 points in
the frst ever match be-
tween these two teams,
which ended with a
Jayhawk victory.
Sophomore guard Ben
McLemore searches for
an open teammate. The
Jayahawks were victori-
ous in their frst ever
match up against the
Mountaineers Monday
night with a fnal
score of 61-56.
Kansas 72, OSU 61
I want to get this W. Im not letting
anybody in that gym, stadium, state,
anything stop me.
junior forward thomas robinson
Theres no question we want to con-
tinue to play Kansas.
Missouri coach Frank haith
BiG Jay will cheer iF...
Withey and Robinson use their size
to dominate and create shots for team-
BaBy Jay will weeP iF...
Missouris fast break is in full effect,
wearing Kansas out with its slew of
quick guards.
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Thursday, January 31, 2013 PaGE 7B ThE unIVErsITy daILy Kansan
WomEns BasKETBaLL rEWInd
Kansas 78, I owa state 75
Key stats
the largest lead of the game for Iowa state with 8:56 min-
utes left in the second half.
assists by angel Goodrich in the second half.
points by angel Goodrich in overtime.
JayhawK stat Leaders
angel Goodrich, senior Point Guard
angel Goodrichs second half. Goodrich led the Jayhawks
with her aggressiveness and intensity in the second half. Her
aggressiveness was matched by the rest of the team and
helped lead to the victory. Goodrich scored 18 points after half
time and recorded seven assists with just two turnovers.
Game to remember
It felt like the other shots that were like bricks. once it went
in I was relieved, I mean I was 0 for six, so for that to go in it
felt really good.
Goodrich said of the shot she made to send the game to
78| 25 40 OT 13
75 | 34 31 OT 10
Iowa state
Game to forGet
Quote of the Game
angel Goodrich, senior Point Guard
angel Goodrichs frst half. Goodrich struggled to get into any
kind of a rhythm in the frst half. she scored six points, but
took nine shots to get them and shot 0-of-5 on 3-pointers. she
played all 20 minutes and has three assists while turning the
ball over fve times. the team struggled to fnd offense without
its point guard playing the way she is capable of.
Iowa state
H. Christofferson
Chelsea Poppens
anna Prins
nikki Moody
Brynn williamson
nicole Blaskowsky
Fallon ellis
Chelsea Gardner
Carolyn Davis
angel Goodrich
Monica engelman
natalie Knight
asia Boyd
Bunny williams
CeCe Harper
max GoodWIn
Knight, Goodrich instrumental
in ot victory over Cyclones
TraVIs younG/Kansan
sophomore guard asia Boyd yells in excitement after the hearing the buzzer for the
end of the game during the match against Iowa state wednesday night in allen
Fieldhouse. Kansas won against Iowa state in overtime with a fnal score of 78-75.
TraVIs younG/Kansan
senior guard angel Goodrich goes for the layup during the match against Iowa
state wednesday night in allen Fieldhouse. Goodrich had 24 total points with 10
assists and Kansas won against Iowa state in overtime with a fnal score of 78-75.
TraVIs younG/Kansan
sophomore guard natalie Knight gets carried off the court after sustaining a knee
injury during the second half against Iowa state wednesday night in allen Field-
house. Kansas won against Iowa state in overtime with a fnal score of 78-75.
Sophomore guard Natalie
Knight was not on the court as
Kansas completed its 78-75 over-
time victory against Iowa State,
but she was instrumental in the
18-point comeback that made it
K a n s a s
trailed by 14
points when
Natalie Knight
sunk a three
to cut into
the lead. That
was the begin-
ning of a 14-5
run for the Jayhawks. Knight was
responsible for eight of those 14
It was with 1:48 left in regu-
lation that Knight stole the ball
from Iowa State point guard Nikki
Moody and sprinted in the other
direction and hit a lay-up that
cut the lead to 63-60, the closest
the Jayhawks had been since the
Cyclones 23-20 lead in the first
The score that brought Kansas
to within one possession of the
lead also forced Knight to the
ground as she landed awkwardly
on her right leg. Knight immedi-
ately grabbed the back of her knee
in pain.
Knight was carried off the court
by trainers as the crowd at Allen
Fieldhouse fell eerily quiet. She
left the game after scoring 21
points and shooting five of nine
on threes.
From that point, Kansas held
Iowa State
to two more
points and
senior Angel
G o o d r i c h
stepped up
with 13 sec-
onds left to tie
the game on a
3-point shot after a busted play.
Kansas then stopped Iowa State
from scoring on the defensive end,
sending the game into overtime.
In overtime, Goodrich led the
Jayhawks to victory. Goodrich
ended the night with 24 points,
scoring seven of them in over-
We just kept saying that we got
this, Goodrich said when asked if
she and Knight had any conversa-
tions before they led the Jayhawks.
We had it in our heads that we
needed to get back into the game,
and we only could do it by pushing
and being more aggressive.
She was huge for us, Goodrich
said of Knight.
Knight not only helped close
the gap at the end of the game, but
also scored eight of Kansas first 10
points of the game.
We were playing for her, for-
ward Carolyn Davis said when
asked about when Knight went
down, and we were playing hard.
She had been a good spark for
As the game ended and Kansas
Coach Bonnie Henrickson spoke
to the media, the severity of
Knights injury to her right knee
was still undetermined.
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Senior diver Christy Cash made
some goals coming into her last
season. She wanted to learn two
new dives and earn personal best
scores during meets. She also want-
ed to build upon her success from
last year and qualify for the NCAA
Zone D Diving Regionals again.
Needing a
score of 225 on
the 10-meter
platform event
to qualify, she
earned a spot
with her score
of 226 on Jan. 18
in Honolulu.
My goal was to qualify as early
as I could so that I didnt have to
worry about it, Cash said. I hoped
to be qualifed by the end of winter
According to the NCAA, there
are fve regional zones and Kansas
is part of zone D. At the regional
meets, divers compete for spots
to the NCAA championship. Tis
year, the zone D competition will
be held in Houston March 11-13.
Scores needed to qualify are 265 for
the one-meter springboard event,
280 for the three-meter spring-
board and 225 for the platform.
Cash said she estimates there
are 40 divers who compete at the
zone D championships. Te top
11 divers move on to the NCAA
Tis will not be her frst time
there and she hopes her experience
from last year will help her at this
years competition.
I think that my nerves will be a
lot less, Cash said. Going in there,
I will know what to expect. Ive
been there before. I know how the
format works and how everything
is run.
Beyond her goal of reaching
zones, as she calls it, she wanted to
fnish her diving career on a strong
note. She did learn two new dives
this year, the back two-and-a-half
pike on the three-meter board and
front three-and-a-half pike on the
10-meter platform.
Cash started swimming her
freshman year at Shawnee Mis-
sion West High School. She was a
gymnast at the time and joined the
school swimming and diving team
because her friend asked her to try
it out.
For the next three years, she con-
tinued doing gymnastics and dove
for the school team. Her senior
year, she stopped doing gymnas-
tics and started diving year round.
When she had the opportunity to
come to Kansas to dive, she knew it
was the right decision for her.
Ive grown up a Jayhawk, Cash
said. Since I was little, this is where
I wanted to come. Te coach here,
Eric, was my club coach, so I knew
his coaching and I knew I liked him
and got along with him. I knew it
would be a good ft for me.
Afer diving for many years, she
said some dives become routine
and are etched into her muscle
memory. When it comes to new
and more difcult dives, she said
she still feels the rush when she
dives of the board.
Its just so crazy, Cash said.
Te coolest thing is the adrenaline
rush that you get afer you learn a
new dive or do a dive that youve
just learned. It just gets you so
hyped up to learn other dives or try
other things.
Cash recently had the opportu-
nity to try diving somewhere new
during the winter training trip the
swimming and diving team took to
California and Hawaii over winter
We got to dive outside in the
sun with mountains in the back-
ground, Cash said Overall it was
a really good experience.
Cash has been enjoying her se-
nior season so far and is looking
forward to the rest of it.
I think our team is in a really
good spot this year as far as team
chemistry goes, Cash said. We
have a lot of talent on the team, so
Im just excited to see how we all
pull together in the end and how
we do. Obviously, Im excited for
zones, my potentially last meet.
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Senior aims to improve at NCAA diving tournament
Senior diver Christy Cash will be competing in the nCAA Championship Zone d in March in Houston for her last season at Kansas. Cash qualifed earlier this month in Hawaii scoring 226 on the 10-meter platform. Cash is excited for her last season as a
Jayhawk. im just looking forward to conference, Cash said.
Inspiring MLK: The Mentorship of Benjamin Elijah Mays
with KU Professor Randal Maurice Jelks
Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
A Black History Month program, Jelks will discuss the man Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. called his spiritual and intellectual father. Tis program contains a book sale and
signing of Jelks book, Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement.
KPRs 60th Anniversary: An Evening with Scott Horsley
Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m
As part of Kansas Public Radios 60th anniversary celebration, were highlighting the
important role news coverage has played in the stations history. To showcase our
partnership with NPR, well turn the tables on NPR White House Correspondent
Scott Horsley as he is interviewed regarding the 2012 presidential campaign.
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Reinventing the Empire
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Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Find out how Robb Heineman combined innovative marketing, technology and fan
kinship to propel Sporting KC into a Major League Soccer powerhouse in America,
with other world teams hot to follow in his footsteps and turn the traditional sports
business model on its head.
Empowering and Sustaining Malawi:
Africa Windmill Project with John Drake
Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Sustainable agriculture, community development and healthy drinking water are the
fundamental needs that Africa Windmill Project provides Malawian farmers today.
Dont miss this inspiring story of AWPs quest to educate and empower a country
struggling to thrive. Drake will discuss AWP and what you can do to get involved.
Study Groups with Spring 2013 Fellow
Brigadier General Roosevelt Barfeld
U.S. Engagement: Political-Military Afairs
Integrating diplomacy and defense and forging international security partnerships
makes political-military afairs a timeless political topic. Spring 2013 Fellow, Briga-
dier General Roosevelt Barfeld (Ret.), will explore the defnitions, perspectives and
stakeholders responsible for political-military strategy.
4:00-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays
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