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People react as an explosion goes off near the fnish line of the 2013 Boston marathon in Boston yesterday. Two explosions went off at the Boston marathon fnish line on monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers
were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts. (AP Photo/The Boston globe, David l Ryan) mANDAToRY CREDiT
katie mCbride
the student voice since 1904
BOSTON Two bombs explod-
ed in the crowded streets near the
finish line of the Boston Marathon
on Monday, killing three people
and injuring more than 130 in a
bloody scene of shattered glass and
severed limbs that raised alarms
that terrorists might have struck
again in the U.S.
A White House official speaking
on condition of anonymity because
the investigation was still unfolding
said the attack was being treated as
an act of terrorism.
President Barack Obama vowed
that those responsible will feel the
full weight of justice.
A senior U.S. intelligence offi-
cial said two other bombs were
found near the end of the 26.2-mile
course in what appeared to be a
well-coordinated attack.
The twin blasts took place about
10 seconds and about 100 yards
apart, knocking spectators and at
least one runner off their feet, shat-
tering windows and sending dense
plumes of smoke rising over the
street and through the fluttering
national flags lining the course.
Authorities shed no light on a
motive or who may have carried
out the bombings, and police said
they had no suspects in custody.
Authorities in Washington said
there was no immediate claim of
responsibility. The FBI took charge
of the investigation.
At Massachusetts General
Hospital, Alisdair Conn, chief of
emergency services, said: This is
something Ive never seen in my
25 years here ... this amount of
carnage in the civilian population.
This is what we expect from war.
Some 23,000 runners took part
in the race, one of the worlds oldest
and most prestigious marathons.
Boston Police Commissioner
Edward Davis asked people to stay
indoors or go back to their hotel
rooms and avoid crowds as bomb
squads methodically checked par-
cels and bags left along the race
route. He said investigators didnt
know whether the bombs were hid-
den in mailboxes or trash can, and
that authorities had received no
specific intelligence that anything
was going to happen at the race.
We still dont know who did
this or why, Obama said at the
White House, adding, Make no
mistake: We will get to the bottom
of this.
With scant official informa-
tion to guide them, members of
Congress said there was little or no
doubt it was an act of terrorism.
We just dont know whether
its foreign or domestic, said Rep.
Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chair-
man of the House Committee on
Homeland Security.
The attack may have been timed
for maximum carnage: The four-
hour mark is typically a crowded
time near the finish line because
of the slow-but-steady recreational
runners completing the race and
because of all the relatives and
friends clustered around to cheer
them on.
Te migration of monarch but-
terfies is a curious mystery of na-
ture and leaves many wondering
how the monarchs know where to
go or what to do.
In recent years, the depletion
of many monarch habitats has led
to concern about their thinning
migrations. Tis spring marks the
beginning of the monarchs mi-
gration back to the United States.
Monarch Watch is a program
that promotes the creation of new
monarch butterfy habitats as well
as the creation of new ones. Te
program began in
1992 as an edu-
cational out-
reach pro-
gram that engages researchers,
students, volunteers and teachers.
Orley Chip Taylor, professor of
ecology and evolutionary biology
at the University, has been the di-
rector of Monarch Watch for 16
Migration is one of our great
mysteries; its one of the things
that we havent solved, Taylor
said. As scientists, this is a puzzle,
and as private citizens, its a mar-
vel. We want to see this migration
continue because its really one of
the most magnifcent biological
An area of concern for these
populations is that development,
the use of herbicides and other
human factors has diminished
habitats that the butterfies rely on
during their migrations.
Weve got a lot of problems
here in the United States, Taylor
said. Were developing this coun-
try at a very rapid pace and paying
very little attention to wildlife. We
are losing something like 2.2 mil-
lion acres a year of habitat in this
country due to development.
If eforts are not supported to
protect and create habitats, the
monarch population will decline
to extremely low levels. One im-
portant factor in the monarchs
survival is the milkweed plant.
Without it, the butterfies are un-
able to reproduce. In addition,
without nectar from fowers, the
butterfies cannot make the mi-
gration to Mexico for the winter.
One of the things weve tried
to do is to initiate a program that
encourages people to
create more monarch habitats,
Taylor said. Almost everybody,
if they own some property and
have a garden, can incorporate
a few milkweed plants into their
Taylor hopes that Monarch
Watch can encourage people to
take small steps to help monarchs,
such as creating a simple butterfy
garden that includes milkweed.
Over the years, fewer and few-
er students seem to be connected
with the outdoors, Taylor said.
We have to appreciate the fact
that there are more than human
beings on this planet. All of this
life around us sustains us, and is
important for how we function.
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tHe butterfly effeCt
Program encourages people to create butterfly habitats to aid in migration
Tree killed, dozens injured in twin blasts
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students marCH for
wakarusa wetlands
University students, Haskell Univer-
sity students and lawrence community
members marched down Jayhawk Bou-
levard yesterday to raise awareness
about the Wakarusa Wetlands.
The University owns 20 of the 640
acres of the wetlands. Kansas Depart-
ment of Transportation (KDoT) plans
to build the South lawrence Traffcway
directly through the wetlands, includ-
ing the Universitys portion.
Haskell originally had the rights to
the wetlands, but after a time known
as indian Termination in the 1950s
and 1960s, the rights to the land were
given to the University along with the
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks,
and Tourism and Baker University.
gus Bova, a junior from lawrence,
is part of the movement to put pres-
sure on the University to take respon-
sibility for the 20 acres it owns. Bova
said in an email that if the University
either refuses to allow construction
on its 20 acres or returns the land to
Haskell, he believes the current plans
for construction cant go forward.
Bova said that this was a solidar-
ity march between the University and
Haskell, indigenous and non-indige-
nous people and the wetlands them-
it is in the best interest of all to
start taking our role as environmental
stewards seriously by both building
cross-cultural solidarity and by col-
lectively standing up for the rights of
the plants and animals we share this
planet with, Bova said in an email.
About 50 people marched down
Jayhawk Boulevard, played music and
passed out fyers on Wescoe Beach
in the hopes of raising awareness
about the wetlands issue and causing
students to look into the issue them-
selves, Bova said.
There will be a panel discussion on
the future of the wetlands at the Ecu-
menical Campus ministries tomorrow
at noon. Haskell will host a Teach-in
Friday at 5 p.m. in Sequoyah Hall to
catch people up on the various issues
surrounding the wetlands. The Wet-
lands Preservation organization meets
every Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Tom-
maney Hall on the Haskell campus.
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The state plans to build a large highway through the Wakarusa Wetlands con-
necting i-70 to Kansas Highway 10. The University owns 20 of the wetlands 640
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Thursday, April 18 Friday, April 19 Tuesday, April 16 Wednesday, April 17
wHat: Resumes for Interviews
wHere: Pearson Hall, Room 204
wHen: 9 a.m. - noon
aBout: Free resume workshop to make
sure your resume is updated and
focused on helping you achieve your
career goals.
wHat: Celebrating Ronald Johnson
and Poetry in Kansas
wHere: Spencer Research Library
wHen: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
aBout: In celebration of National
Poetry Month, the Spencer Research
Library will display the work of Kansas
native Ronald Johnson. There will be
a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. and
poetry readings at 6 p.m. The event
is free, but RSVPs are requested.
Contact Rachel Karwas (rkarwas@ to RSVP.
wHat: Screening of Corporate FM
wHere: Woodruff Auditorium
wHen: 7 - 9 p.m.
aBout: KJHK and SUA will host a screen-
ing and discussion of the documentary
Corprate FM, directed by KU Alumni
Kevin McKinney.
wHat: Gun Control: Freedom vs. Safety
wHen 7:30 p.m.
wHere: Dole Institute of Politics
aBout: The Dole Institute Advisory Board
hosts a discussion on gun control. Patri-
cia Stoneking, president of the Kansas
Rife Association, and Allen Rostron,
former senior staff attorney at The Brady
Center to Prevent Gun Violence, will
wHat: Tea at Three
wHen: 3 p.m.
wHere: Kansas Union
aBout: Celebrate the imminent
weekend with a cup of tea and some
good company.
wHat: African World Documentary
Film Festival
wHen: 7 - 10 p.m.
wHere: Wescoe Hall, Rooms 3139
and 3140
aBout: The Kansas African Stud-
ies Center hosts screenings of flm
selections for the African World
Documentary Film Festival Thursday
through Saturday. Thursdays flms are
Woodstock in Timbuktu - The Art of
Resistance from 7 - 8:30 p.m. and
War Don Don from 8:35 - 10 p.m.
wHat: ISA International Awareness
Week - 61st Annual Festival of Na-
wHere: Kansas Union, Woodruff
wHen: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
aBout: Check out this free interna-
tional talent show, and enjoy talents
ranging from fute to dance.
wHat: University Theatre, the KU
School of Music and KU Opera pres-
ent: La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini
wHere: Crafton-Preyer Theatre,
Murphy Hall
wHen:7:30 - 9 p.m.
aBout: Tickets are $10 for this
classic operatic work performed by
University students.
With the end of the school year
around the corner, both employ-
ers and students are preparing
for summer internships. Whether
majoring in business, journalism,
graphic design or engineering,
there are opportunities for any
student, said Erin Wolfram, assis-
tant director of career networks
at the University Career Center.
Here are 10 tips students should
know before diving into their
1. Its not too late to apply
Although the prime time to
apply for an internship is January
through mid-April, companies
are still hiring, Wolfram said.
Students can cold-call companies
or find postings on the KU Career
Connection website. Even locally,
Debbie Snyder, senior human
resource consultant at newspaper
publisher The World Company,
said the Lawrence Journal-World
is still hiring for a couple interns
for its news department.
2. naIl the IntervIew
During an interview, Wolfram
said students should use past
experiences to explain their
skills and abilities for the job.
Additionally, she said, researching
the background of the company
shows your level of interest in a
potential employer.
Let your employer know why
youre interested in an opportuni-
ty in their organization, Wolfram
Regardless of whether youre
offered a position, Wolfram said,
always send a personal thank-you
note or email after an interview.
3. Dress for success
Wolfram recommends wearing
a suit to an interview, but she
said business casual is accepted
in most industries. At The World
Company, business casual is the
dress code for interns and regular
employees alike.
Employees are expected to
maintain an appropriate appear-
ance that is business-like, neat and
clean and as determined by the
requirements of the area in which
the employee works, Snyder said.
4. Dont be afraID to move
While many internships are
available in the Lawrence or
Kansas City areas, others may
require temporarily relocating.
After accepting an offer to work
as a hardware engineering intern
for Microsoft, Joseph Sandt, a
senior from Kansas City, Mo.,
realized he would have to move to
Seattle for the summer. In Sandts
case, the company has arranged
his housing near the office.
The only Microsoft campus
doing hardware engineering is in
Seattle, Sandt said. For the job
Im doing, moving to headquar-
ters is necessary.
5. act professIonally
Besides dressing as a profes-
sional, students should also
remember to act the part.
You only get one chance to
make a good impression, Snyder
said. Attitude speaks loud and
clear, so come in with a positive
As for knowing how to refer to
your boss, Snyder said many man-
agers will introduce themselves by
their preferred name.
I recommend asking your
boss how they would prefer to be
addressed, if still unclear, Snyder
6. be prepareD to Do real
The days of interns doing
menial tasks such as filing paper-
work or getting coffee for their
superiors are over, said David
Byrd-Stadler, director of employ-
er relations & MBA career ser-
vices at the Universitys School of
Many companies will hire
interns to work on special projects
or to perform the same or simi-
lar duties as regular employees,
Snyder said.
7. Dont be afraID to speak
Even though students may be
interns, their ideas are still val-
Interns can provide a fresh
perspective, new ideas and tech-
nology to the company, Snyder
said. Interns and employees both
have an opportunity to share
information and learn from one
8. treat the InternshIp lIke
a three-month IntervIew
Despite internships being tem-
porary positions, Byrd-Stadler
said many companies are looking
for future full-time employees.
Internships have become this
real-world experience for stu-
dents and an eight-to-12-week
interview for the company, Byrd-
Stadler said.
9. work at a place you lIke
While Byrd-Stadler recom-
mends applying for internships
consistent with a students degree,
he also suggests applying any-
where a student interested in
In a lot of places, a college
degree is essential, but theres no
specific major they need, Byrd-
Stadler said.
10. learn what you Dont
want to Do
Kylie Sheehy, a senior from
Detroit, learned a lot from her
mechanical engineering intern-
ship at MarkWest Energy in Tulsa,
Okla., last summer. She realized
she wanted a job where she could
use her communication skills
which was not a part of her
experience especially now that
she is preparing to graduate and
search for a full-time position.
I found doing standard engi-
neering work draining, Sheehy
said. Because of the experience, I
decided I wanted to go into engi-
neering sales.
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Brownback fghts
for school funding
TOPEKA, Kan. Gov. Sam Brown-
back will visit leaders and students
at public universities and colleges
around Kansas to discuss his support
for higher education funding.
The Republican governor says in a
release Monday that protecting higher
education funding must be a priority
as the state makes spending decisions
for the next two budget years.
Brownbacks tentative schedule
begins with stops April 22 at Wichita
State University and Butler Commu-
nity College and concludes May 6 at
Kansas State University.
Kansas legislators are still working
on the state budget for the fscal year
that starts July 1. They return May 8
from a break that began April 5.
Brownback says all state agencies
must fnd effciencies but believes
higher education spending must
remain level.
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KU Students for Justice in the
Middle East (KU SJME) held
their frst Justice Caf, an eve-
ning flled with social commen-
tary by students and performers,
Monday evening in the Woodruf
Auditorium of the Kansas Union.
Justice Caf is an event night
of spoken word and slam poetry,
said Salman Husain, a sopho-
more from Wichita and the event
coordinator for KU SJME. Te
main focus is about social justice
and solidarity. We had a lineup
of student performers from dif-
ferent backgrounds to talk about
their life experiences.
Mugabi Byenkya, a junior,
started of his poem with a shrill
scream to emphasize the emo-
tions and struggles of what living
in fear of oppression is like.
Stanisha Nisha Lott, known
by her stage name, Nisha Star,
used freestyle to convey her emo-
tions in her performance.
Swallow your pride and digest
this knowledge; higher education
isnt just college. Stop saying you
come from nothing because you
come from something, Lott said.
Te featured artist was re-
nowned spoken-word poet Remi
Kanazi, a Palestinian-American
based in New York City who
spoke about oppression in his
KU SJME is a new organization
on campus. Its goal is to empha-
size the perspectives of social jus-
tice not only in the Middle East,
but across the world.
Tere are problems that are
universal to all humans across
every border, Husain said. We
want to build coalitions and rep-
resent all diferent walks of life.
Over the last three weeks, KU
SJME has been promoting the
event. Te group partnered with
the Black Student Union, the His-
panic American Leadership Or-
ganization and other student co-
alitions focused on social issues.
Husain hopes that the event
will be even bigger next year and
that students who attend will be
individually inspired to make
changes in their lives that afect
the society around them.
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Mugabi Byenka wakes the audience when he recites a poem screaming at the
frst Justice Caf meeting, a social commentary held by KU Students for Justice
in the Middle East. Byenkas poem demonstrated the struggles of living in fear
and oppression.
through slam poetry, group
aims to spark social change
Information based on the
Douglas County Sheriffs Office
booking recap.
A 29-year-old male was arrested
yesterday on the 2200 block of Iowa
Street under suspicion of operat-
ing a vehicle under the influence.
A $500 bond was paid.
A 38-year-old male was arrested
Sunday on the 4100 block of 24th
Street under suspicion of aggres-
sive sexual battery and lewd be-
havior. A $5,000 bond was paid.
A 20-year-old female was ar-
rested Sunday on the 1600 block
of North 1300 Road under suspi-
cion of driving with a suspended
license and driving while intoxi-
cated. A $500 bond was paid.
A 29-year-old male was arrested
Sunday on the 2400 block of Ous-
dahl under suspicion of distribu-
tion or manufacturing of simulated
controlled substance, distribution
of drug paraphernalia and no tax
stamp. A $4,000 bond was paid.
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on Twitter
CHICAGO Far-fung family
members, co-workers and friends
frantically used social media, cell-
phones and even a people fnder
website Monday to try to learn the
fate of participants and spectators
at the Boston Marathon, where two
people were killed and dozens in-
jured afer a pair of bombs explod-
ed near the fnish line of one of the
worlds great races.
Te search was made more dif-
fcult because heavy cellphone use
caused slow and delayed service.
In an age connected by everything
digital, the hours afer the blasts
produced a tense silence.
At the race, 51-year-old Julie
Jeske of Bismarck, N.D., had fn-
ished about 15 minutes before the
explosions and was getting food
about two blocks away when she
heard two loud booms. She imme-
diately tried to call her parents, but
could not place the call. A friend
was able to post on Facebook that
they were OK, but reaching her
parents was another worry.
I wasnt able to call and I felt so
bad, Jeske said. When I was f-
nally able to reach them, my mom
said she was just absolutely beside
herself with fear.
Tim Apuzzo of Seattle said he
spent an agonizing 10 minutes
frantically trying to call his girl-
friend, Quinn Schweizer, who was
watching the marathon with her
friends at the fnish line. But when
he kept getting a recording saying
there was no service, he started to
Finally, she was able to call him
to say she was safe.
Google stepped in to help fam-
ily and friends fnd their loved
ones, setting up a site called Google
Person Finder that allows users to
enter information about someone
who was there. A few hours afer
the explosion, the site indicated it
was tracking 3,600 records.
Major cities increase
security after tragedy
LOS ANGELES Police in Los
Angeles, New York City, London,
Washington and other cities world-
wide stepped up security Monday
following explosions at the Boston
In Los Angeles, the Sherifs De-
partment activated its emergency
operations center and increased
patrols at transit hubs, schools and
county buildings, while in New
York, critical response teams were
deployed citywide and ofcials
stepped up security at hotels and
other prominent locations.
California emergency manage-
ment ofcials activated their state-
wide threat assessment system,
which was established afer the
Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center
attacks. And ofcials in multiple
cities and counties throughout the
state were reviewing information
from federal authorities for pos-
sible threats.
Meanwhile, police in Washing-
ton, San Diego, Las Vegas, Detroit
and Atlanta were monitoring events
closely and assessing potential in-
creases in security measures.
At the White House, the Secret
Service quickly expanded its se-
curity perimeter, shutting down
Pennsylvania Avenue and cordon-
ing of the area with yellow police
tape. Several Secret Service patrol
cars blocked of entry points to the
road, though the White House was
not on lockdown and tourists and
other onlookers were still allowed
in the park across the street.
Agencies were also stepping up
their social media response, telling
the public via Twitter and Face-
book to report suspicious activity
to the police.
In Colorado, a statewide alert
was sent out advising law enforce-
ment agencies to look out for suspi-
cious activities.
Police at three major Los An-
geles area airports, including Los
Angeles International, were in a
heightened state of vigilance, with
increased patrols, said Chief of Air-
port Police Patrick Gannon.
We have no indications that
suggest theres a nexus from Boston
to the Los Angeles airport, but in
an overabundance of caution, we
have heightened our patrols, Gan-
non said.
Te San Francisco Police De-
partment was also rethinking se-
curity for the upcoming San Fran-
cisco Marathon in June and the Bay
to Breakers race in May. In India-
napolis, authorities were review-
ing security for next months 500
Festival Mini-Marathon, while in
Nashville, increased security pre-
cautions were being considered for
the Country Music Marathon on
April 27. Stepped up security was
also put in place for this weekends
marathon in Lansing, Mich.
Security was heightened for a
number of sporting events Monday
night, including the Dodgers-Pa-
dres game in Los Angeles and the
Nationals-Marlins game in Miami.
But Major League Baseball said no
changes were planned to ceremo-
nies at ballparks around the coun-
try to commemorate Jackie Rob-
inson Day, though several teams
informed the league they planned
moments of silence.
A Boston police offcer patrols the area near the fnish line following an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston
yesterday. two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon fnish line on Monday.
Workers aid injured people at the fnish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following
an explosion in Boston yesterday.
Families frantically search for loved
ones in Boston through social media
ve never understood why
people dont enjoy poring
over my planner as much as
I do. Why does no one sympa-
thize with the fact that my daily
schedule reads class-work-class-
Usually, I have a hard time find-
ing 30 minutes to do things like
shower or find sustenance.
But then I realized that lots of
people have days like these. For
some people, its every day.
Luckily for me, I have my own
method of coping with a hectic
schedule, and its worked for me
since high school. Its called: the
personal morning.
To the untrained eye, a per-
sonal morning will look like tak-
ing several hours to do whatever
the hell you want. I can assure
you, however, that there is a sys-
tematic approach to this form of
leisure, and lucky you! I am
going to share it with you right
First, sleep in. Not terribly late,
but give yourself however much
it takes to get to that 8-10 hours.
If youre like me, its more than
you can count on one hand.
Make sure this is good sleep.
Im talking the make your bed
the night before/turn on a white
noise machine/block out all sun-
light kind.
The personal morning isnt all
about sleep, though. No, simply
sleeping your morning away
leaves you groggy and slightly
frantic once you wake up. Not
the end goal were looking for.
The second component of
the personal morning is up for
interpretation. The only instruc-
tion is to do whatever it is that
puts you most at ease. Spend
a couple hours acting as if you
have nowhere else in the world
to be because, in fact, you
dont! For me, this means splurg-
ing on decent coffee, painting
my nails and watching however
many episodes of Mad Men Im
behind on.
If youre anything like me, this
might also be a good time to
clean up your space whatever
that is. Its hard to fully relax
in an environment thats not at
least somewhat tidy. Being sur-
rounded by mess makes it feel
as if theres another chore to be
Even if youre one of those
people who doesnt care about
mess, just do it. I promise its
easier to relax without day-old
food in the sink or dirty clothes
doubling as carpet.
This leads me to my next
point. A successful personal
morning requires some prior
planning. If you simply wake
up and decide to skip all your
classes, youre doing it wrong.
If you have a crazy hard test
on Tuesday, then Wednesday
morning will be your per-
sonal morning. If your schedule
Thursday is jam-packed, Friday
is for you. And, for the record,
the day after finals should be a
universally-accepted personal
Find a sub for work, email
your professor that youll be out
of town, call off your morning
workout with your buddy, do
what you gotta do. A success-
ful personal morning has to be
guilt-free, and you cant do that if
youre blowing off something to
which you committed.
Herein lies the best part of
the personal morning: Youre
relaxed, rejuvenated, rested. And
its only mid-afternoon! People,
I swear by this. Theres nothing
a massage or vacation can do
that a well-placed personal day
Ive never adopted the work
hard, play hard motto. Instead
I created my own: work hard,
treat yourself hard. Because I
think everyone deserves a break
And Mom, let me take this
opportunity to formally thank
you for all the times you called
me in with a migraine in high
school. This ones for you.
Mayfeld is a junior studying journal-
ism, political science and leadership
from Overland Park
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ouve probably heard the
phrase real woman have
curves. Maybe you saw
it on Pinterest. Maybe it was a
post on Facebook. Maybe it was
part of an ad campaign in an
attempt towards progressiveness
to combat the systematic culture
that trains women to hate their
bodies. Maybe you thought this
was a super rad pairing of vowels
and consonants in the English
language. Maybe you thought
this particular bit of syntax was
empowering, a message that
should be broadcasted to all
Body politics are a messy, com-
plex business. And the problem
is, real women have curves is
not a healthy message to encour-
age as a replacement to the mes-
saging of, thin is in.
Now please dont misunder-
stand mewhen I use healthy,
my choice in vocabulary is not
foreshadowing me attempting
to argue that thin is physically
healthier, or that thin equates to
fitness or that having curves is
somehow unhealthy. Thatd be
whack. You can be incredibly
thin and physically unhealthy,
and overweight and in the best
of health. Weight as a means to
measure health is a myth that has
been used to promote a violent
culture of body-shaming in west-
ern society. When I use healthy,
I mean healthy in the sense
of mental health, in rhetorical
healthhealthy, as in something
that supports all women. And
real women have curves does
not support all women.
I understand why this has
come out as a counter-message
in our society to the way
womens bodies are portrayed
in the media. Womens bodies
are literally cut down through
Photoshop, are altered and
abused in ways that make only a
single type of body seem like a
desirable body. Despite the aver-
age size of a woman in the U.S.
being a size 14, the body we most
commonly see in magazines or
on the screen is a size 0. A hell
of a lot of women are not and
will never be a size 0 and will
not and cannot make their bod-
ies look like the one we are most
often told is the most sought
after. Thats not from laziness, or
unhealthy habits. Thats largely
because trying to become a size
0 (or a size 2, 4, 6, etc...) is really
not natural for many people, and
usually not even truly desired.
If youre healthy, and you think
you look hot, boom. Youre good
to go, and nobody elses opinion
matters. Having curves is com-
pletely natural for a woman.
The thing is, so is not having
Yes, our society pressures
women to go to unhealthy
measures in order to achieve a
thin body, and we need to get
that pressure to back the hell off
womens bodies, stat. But there
also happen to be many women
who have naturally thin bod-
ies. Women who arent starving
themselves, women who are
not forcing their bodies to go to
unnatural states that harm them,
women who are thin and healthy.
Women with straight-as-a-board
waists, women with knobby
knees, women with flat chests.
Real women who dont have
curves. And not having curves
doesnt somehow make them
fake women, as the rhetorical
meaning behind real women
have curves implies.
Yall, all bodies are valid. You
can have curves, no curves, white
skin, dark skin, physical dis-
abilities, piercings, acne, a penis,
a vaginawhatever physical
traits or identities your body is
comprised of, its a real body
that deserves mad real respect.
Trying to broadcast real women
have curves only continues the
same methodology of attempt-
ing to control or shame womens
bodies. Its just with different
language substituted in. Nobody
deserves to feel that their body
isnt real, and instead of saying
real women have curves, we
should be saying real women
have whatever freaking body they
want. To do otherwise is dehu-
manizing, whether intentional
or not.
So think twice before you
repost that e-card, or that picture
of Marilyn Monroe, emblazoned
with words like, real women
have curves. Because all you
have to do be a real woman is
identify as a woman.
Gwynn is a sophomore majoring in
English and Women, Gender, and
Sexuality from Olathe. Follow her on
Twitter @AllidoisGwynn
By Katherine Gwynn
exas Rep. Steve Stockman
announced his newest
campaign slogan last
Friday. Doubtlessly hoping to
capitalize on his bases sure sup-
port for two perennial issues,
the representative tweeted, If
babies had guns, they wouldnt
be aborted.
Stocktons Twitter account
describes him as the most con-
servative Congressman in Texas,
an impressive feat. Practical
considerations aside, his view
represents one end of a very wide
and very divided spectrum of
opinions regarding who should
be able to possess and carry
which types of gun. The debate
is gaining prominence; this
year, Reuters reports roughly
1,500 new gun laws have been
proposed at the state level, and
about 50 of those proposals have
become law. Rather than signal-
ing consensus, the push for legis-
lation showcases the divisiveness
of the issue the split between
laws aiming to protect the ability
of individuals to own and carry
guns and laws restricting gun
ownership is roughly 50-50.
Debates about the funda-
mental safety of citizens will
invariably become emotionally
charged, especially when people
around the country can watch
violent incidents unfold in real
time on televised news and the
Internet. That level of intensity
can override more methodologi-
cal approaches to the issue after
all, an image of President Obama
delivering an address surrounded
by the mothers of victims of gun
violence likely will garner more
attention than a dry report com-
paring the minutiae of various
policy proposals. Individuals fol-
lowing the debate likely also feel
strongly about the issue, either
because they or someone they
know has been personally affect-
ed by gun violence or because
they fervently believe they should
be allowed to own a gun.
One might expect college
students to be at the forefront of
this discussion, given the promi-
nence of school shootings in the
narrative of gun violence in the
United States. As in the broader
national argument, students can
approach the question, What
circumstances would maximize
my safety at my university?
and arrive at drastically dif-
ferent answers. Last week, the
national pro-gun group Students
for Concealed Carry sponsored
the Empty Holster Protest
to urge universities to allow
students to carry guns on cam-
pus. Meanwhile, the American
Association of Universities and
350 presidents of colleges and
universities came to the opposite
conclusion, announcing opposi-
tion to expanded gun rights on
college campuses and favoring
regulations on gun control.
How do students feel about
guns on campus? One survey
of 4,000 high school and col-
lege students conducted last
fall by professors at American
University and the Loyola
Marymount University found 40
percent of respondents planned
to own a gun once they owned
their own home, while another
20 percent were considering gun
ownership. A different study at
two public universities in Texas
and Washington reported that
students felt relatively uncom-
fortable with increasing con-
cealed carry on their campuses,
even when they believed it might
be a good policy for their wider
community. Data from Chadron
State College in Nebraska and
California State University-Chico
in 2008 and 2009 suggested 70
percent of students and faculty
rejected the idea of concealed
carry and did not believe that it
would enhance their feelings of
security on campus.
The University of Kansas is
obviously situated within a wider
political context. This February
and March set new records in
the state of Kansas for number of
applications for concealed carry
permits (the state has 53,272
active licensees total). Last week,
the Kansas legislature passed two
bills allowing individuals to carry
firearms in buildings lacking
strict security and making it ille-
gal for federal agents to confis-
cate restricted guns, ammunition,
and accessories made and used
solely within Kansas.
Students trying to sort out
a highly technical, emotional
debate must first recognize that,
despite todays inflammatory
rhetoric, the questions of gun
ownership in the United States
are not questions of absolutes.
Yes, our society will likely con-
tain individuals who passionately
believe their guns are an impor-
tant part of their lives for a very
long time.
Yes, there will always be other
individuals who will find ways to
circumvent whatever safety mea-
sures are put into place.
Yes, trying to sort out the
differences between types of
firearms and types of gun control
and potential effectiveness of gun
control and potential effective-
ness of gun ownership in self-
defense is incredibly complicated.
No, that does not mean that
the best option is deregulating all
gun ownership or confiscating
all weapons in the United States.
The gun debate will affect col-
lege students across the country
regardless of whether they feel
strongly about gun ownership;
those students would do well to
first become familiar with the
facts behind the impassioned
Gress is a sophomore majoring in
political science and economics
from Overland Park
By Amanda Gress
By Lindsey Mayfield
My guy friend is calling me out for
hating the Powerpuff Girls. ... Uhhhh.
Dont you wish you could Google
anything? Wheres my phone? Google
would be like, Under the couch,
Just broke my record for consecutive
days lived. Going for the record again
i wish my grades would smoke weed
so they could get higher.
KU WoN a FooTball GaMe!!!
i have friends.
Trust me: when your obnoxious cough-
ing is drowning out the vacuum, its an
indication to Go HoMe.
yes, Jeff Withey does walk around on
campus. ive seen it with my own eyes.
Dont let previous FFa fool you. The
master debater joke is always
Thats kind of the beauty of the e-cig,
you selfsh dunce. Relax.
is President obama coming to KU to
meet and greet or to play basketball at
the Withey block Party?
i can always see through your leg-
correction: Jeff Withey graduated,
so he does not walk around campus
anymore. So yes, sadly, that is now going
to be a myth.
arent e-cigs just water vapor?
youre not supposed to snuggle with a
sick person!
out with the campaigners, in with the
tree huggers.
The trees smell like my great auntie
lulus fsh pie. or for those of you who
havent had that rotten fsh
i want to warn you. all this exercise is
making me irresistible.
Netfix, sometimes i think youre my
only friend!
That free pregnancy test van might
as well tattoo, im too stupid for safe
sex on everyones forehead that actually
went inside it.
When i run into someone i havent
seen in a long time, i run into them
multiple times in one day.
When you see Kevin young talking
and solving a rubix cube #ShockFac-
tor #RespectlevelWentThroughTheRoof
#NotaMeatHead Editors note: Stop.
My boyfriend has gotten many
@kusecretadmirer tweets in a week.
HeS TaKeN.
Why is their such a high concentration
of mini fags by the side of Wescoe?
Work brain doesnt moreany my
i didnt see you in the library today.
That made me sad.
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Because the stars
know things we dont.
Crossword MusiC
check out
the answers
want entertainment
updates all day long?
The Flaming Lips released their
newest studio album since 2009
today. The Terror consists of nine
tracks that frontman Wayne Coyne
says are dark and disturbing.
Why would we make this music
that is The Terror this bleak,
disturbing record? he said in a
press release for the album. I dont
really want to know the answer that
I think is coming: that WE were
hopeless, WE were disturbed and,
I think, accepting that some things
are hopeless... or letting hope in
one area die so that hope can start
to live in another? Maybe this is the
beginning of the answer.
Coyne, along with Steven
Drozd, Michael Ivins and Ronald
Jones formed The Flaming Lips
in Oklahoma City and have been
together since 1983.
Over the years, The Flaming
Lips have created quite the repu-
tation for not walking, but cross-
ing the line with outrageously far-
fetched and somewhat controver-
sial actions.
This past February, a mix titled
Songs of Love was released on
a USB stick that could only be
found once you ate your way to the
middle of an anatomically correct
chocolate heart.
Over the past three decades, the
group has stood by their weird
roots not only for their own enjoy-
ment but also in order to stay
relevant. Fans have come to expect
such strange antics from Coyne
and crew and learned to accept
and appreciate their work for what
it is.
Live performances almost always
include Coyne running over the
crowd in a life-sized hamster ball
in addition to large balloons float-
ing over the crowd that explode
with confetti once popped.
While these are some of the very
few things fans can expect from
The Flaming Lips, most of their
actions remain completely sponta-
neous. They plan to continue their
style of non-traditional songwrit-
ing skills, and have started to aban-
don the act of writing songs alto-
gether, as can be heard throughout
this album.
The Flaming Lips will perform
at the Sprint Center in Kansas City
on April 28 as the opening act for
The Black Keys.
Edited by Madison Schultz
Flaming Lips frst studio album in four
years described as dark, disturbing
lyndsey havens
aries (march 21-april 19)
today is an 8
stay close to home, and
celebrate your friends and
family. others may come to you
with problems. simply listening
can be a great help. don't tell
everything you know.
taurus (april 20-may 20)
today is a 9
what you learn now can help
you immensely. study intensely.
your partner has some construc-
tive criticism; listen like each
word is worth gold. ponder the
possibilities that arise.
gemini (may 21-June 20)
today is an 8
Natural beauty catches your
eye. provide detailed informa-
tion, and listen for what others
can provide. keep careful notes.
Finish what's already on your
lists. take time out to get lost in
a sunset.
cancer (June 21-July 22)
today is a 9
Believing in yourself is part of
the game. Go and accomplish
the impossible. it's worth trying.
your intuition lines up with your
actions. you're especially charm-
ing, too. keep practicing.
leo (July 23-aug. 22)
today is an 8
Complete projects now. Listen
to advice from an authority fig-
ure. don't be afraid to ask ques-
tions. Learn new tricks. postpone
a shopping trip. Finish up old
business today and tomorrow.
provide prizes.
virgo (aug. 23-sept. 22)
today is an 8
Gather input from others.
you're learning quickly. don't
shop for a few days, or get
sucked into distracting discus-
sions. stay focused. Consider all
options. your status is rising.
Love grows.
libra (sept. 23-oct. 22)
today is a 9
Establish your message clearly,
and maintain team communica-
tions. you're entering a two-day
responsibility phase. use it to
forge ahead. work interferes with
travel. use your partner's ideas.
it's okay to disrupt the routine.
scorpio (oct. 23-nov. 21)
today is an 8
write down long-range goals.
strategize to increase your re-
serves. don't talk about money,
or offer to pick up the bill. do
that after you nail your savings
sagittarius (nov. 22-dec. 21)
today is an 8
Manage finances. A lack of
funds threatens your plans. Be
frugal, and keep quiet about
money for now. Better cash
flow lies ahead. Accept a gift.
intuition prompts an action.
capricorn (dec. 22-Jan. 19)
today is an 8
today and tomorrow are
especially good for compromise,
which is useful when controversy
arises. keep accounts separate.
don't waste your words or money.
you're building security. they're
saying nice things about you.
aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
today is a 9
there's too much work coming
in. Gather support from partners,
and make your workplace more
comfortable. select what you
want carefully. spend some now
to save more over time.
pisces (Feb. 19-march 20)
today is a 9
your nerves will become less
frazzled soon. ignore a nasty
tone. A goal gets achieved. Ac-
cept a loved one's support and
a compliment. you're changing
how you see yourself. talk like
you mean it.
associated press
this Cd cover image released by warner
Bros. shows the terror, by the Flam-
ing Lips.

Its been more than two years
since Kid Cudis last album, Man
on the Moon II: The Legend of
Mr. Rager. After a rock album
with longtime collaborator Dot da
Genius, Cudi returns with his lat-
est solo effort Indicud, released
When Cudi initially announced
Indicud, he likened it to Dr. Dres
classic 2001. He described it as
a feature-heavy album and said
on some of the songs he wouldnt
have vocals he would just be a
Now that we have the final ver-
sion of Indicud, it seems the
direction of the album changed.
There are only eight featured artists
on the 18-song tracklist, including
a surprising feature from Michael
Indicud is the first Kid Cudi
album to feature production exclu-
sively from him. Cudi has dabbled
in production, but this is the first
time hes actually taken it seri-
ously. Cudi shows signs of becom-
ing a great producer, but you can
also hear his inexperience on the
album. Some of the songs are flat-
out boring, which might be due to
the album only having one pro-
As far as lyrics go, its typical
Cudi. The great thing about Cudi
is he doesnt need to be overly
complex with his lyrics and uses
double entendres to try to get his
point across. Cudi is simplicity at
its finest.
Even though there werent as
many features as expected, the fea-
tured artists that do appear on
Indicud do a great job. The de
facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan,
RZA, shows up on Beez and
delivers two amazing verses, per-
haps the best verses the rap legend
has had in the last few years.
Longtime friend and frequent
collaborator King Chip also shows
up on three tracks and holds his
own with Cudi. A$AP Rocky also
is on one of the standout tracks,
Brothers, which is a smooth, laid-
back song where he, King Chip and
Cudi strive.
Indicud is a great album, and
it really grows on you after sev-
eral listens. It may not be what fans
have come to expect due to the
brilliance of his first two albums,
but you have to respect Cudi as a
musician for doing what he wants
as opposed to listening to others.
Edited by Madison Schultz
indicud impresses, but not what fans expect
ryan wright
tuesday, aPRIL 16, 2013 PaGe 6 the uNIVeRsIty daILy KaNsaN
BOSTON Te Red Sox and
Rays were making their ways out of
Fenway Park when two explosions
near the fnish line of the Boston
Marathon were heard at the sta-
Te Red Sox beat the Rays 3-2
on an RBI double by Mike Napoli
in the ninth inning on Monday in
Bostons traditional Patriots Day
morning game.
Te game began at 11:05 a.m.
and ended at about 10 minutes af-
ter 2 p.m. A little less than an hour
afer that, about a mile away, the
explosions from
Copley Square
could be heard
by those in and
around Fenway
but not in the
clubhouses where
the teams were
getting ready to
Te players
seemed unaware
of the explosions
as they were in-
terviewed by re-
porters. In the Red Sox room, they
dressed in suits and ties for their
trip to Cleveland, where theyre
scheduled to start a three-game se-
ries against the Indians on Tuesday
A team spokesman sent a text
message saying the team had
reached the airport. And Tampa
Bay manager tweeted a few hours
afer the game: Just landed safely
in Baltimore. Our thoughts and
prayers are with the victims & the
families afected by this afernoons
horrible event.
Te game sent the Red Sox fans
home happy at least for a while.
With the score tied at 2, Napoli
drove a line-drive double of the
lef-feld wall in the ninth inning
that scored Dustin Pedroia from
frst with the winning run.
I was a little out front but I was
able to keep my hands back, Napoli
said. My body went a little forward
(and) I just kind
of ficked my
wrist at it.
Jarrod Saltala-
macchia, whose
solo homer in
the ffh had giv-
en Boston a 2-1
lead, had a good
view from the
on-deck circle.
It was awe-
some, a strong
man to be able
to hit a ball one-
handed out in front like that and
just hit it of the top of the wall, he
said, but its huge, a guy with that
much power, its a threat and its
nice to have that in our lineup.
Napoli, who signed as a free
agent in the ofseason, has been
batting fourth while designated
hitter David Ortiz recovers from
Achilles tendon soreness. He is on
a rehabilitation assignment at Tri-
ple-A Pawtucket and could return
Lef felder Matt Joyce had a
tough time handling the bounce of
the Green Monster.
I thought the ball would be of
the wall so I tried to take the best
angle to it, Joyce said. It was one
of those things where you rush and
cant get it out of your glove. Ten,
when that tends to happen, you try
to force the issue and the ball goes
a little high.
Te Rays had two hits before
fnally showing some ofensive
punch in the ninth when Desmond
Jennings led of with a single, stole
second and scored the tying run on
a single by Ben Zobrist of Andrew
Bailey (1-0).
Joel Peralta (0-1) retired Bostons
frst batter in the bottom of the
ninth before walking Pedroia. Na-
poli then ended it.
Te Red Sox had lost all three of
their previous Patriots Day games
against Tampa Bay.
Hopefully theyll invite us back
next year and we can get back on a
streak, Rays manager Joe Maddon
It was also Jackie Robinson Day
around the majors.
All uniformed team personnel
wore the number 42 on their uni-
forms in recognition of Robinson,
marking the 66th anniversary of his
breaking the Major League Base-
ball color barrier with the Brooklyn

It was awesome, a strong

man to be able to hit a
ball one- handed
out in front like that and
just hit it off the top of the
Jarrod SaltalamacchIa
red Sox catcher
Boston red Sox players line up for the National anthem all wearing number 42 in honor of Jackie robinson day before a baseball game between the red Sox and the tampa
Bay rays at Fenway Park in Boston monday.
Red Sox defeat Rays 3-2 in traditional Patriots Day game
chicago cubs unveil details
for $500 million renovations
People walk outside Wrigley Field in chicago before the chicago cubs season home opening baseball game against the mil-
waukee Brewers on april 8. In an agreement announced Sunday, the historic ballpark will get a $500 million facelift, includ-
ing its frst electronic outfeld video board, as part of a hard-fought agreement between the city of chicago and the ball team.
CHICAGO Te Chicago
Cubs have been fghting for years
to get back to the World Series.
Tey may have a fght on their
hands to upgrade Wrigley Field,
Te Cubs unveiled details Mon-
day of their $500 million plan to
renovate the 99-year-old ballpark.
It calls for more night games, a new
hotel, a new clubhouse, extended
beer sales, various upgrades for
fans and a massive electronic
video screen that could spark a le-
gal battle with roofop owners who
have a fnancial stake in being able
to view the games from across the
Te proposed 6,000-square-foot
screen in lef feld is nearly three
times as large as the venerable
scoreboard currently atop the cen-
terfeld bleachers. Team chairman
Tom Ricketts said signifcant ad-
vertising-related revenue from the
video screen and a 1,000-square-
foot sign in right feld would be
pumped back into the team.
If this plan is approved, we will
win the World Series for our city,
Ricketts said of the Cubs, who
have not won it all since 1908 and
havent played in the series since
Te Cubs say roofop views
would be largely preserved and
that the sign and screen are far less
than our original desire for seven
signs to help ofset the cost of ball-
park restoration. Ricketts would
not say what the team means when
it says the signs would have mini-
mal impact on the views from the
roofops. Nor would he discuss the
likelihood of a lawsuit, saying only
that we will take that issue as it
Te rub is that the roofop own-
ers have a contract with the Cubs
in which they share revenue from
the roofop seats an unusual ar-
rangement, to be sure. Te roofop
owners have 11 years remaining
on the contract, and they showed
no sign of endorsing the big new
signs the Cubs want to put up.
We have a contract with the
Chicago Cubs and we intend to see
that its enforced, said Beth Mur-
phy, who owns roofop bleachers
and Murphys Bleachers, a popular
tavern just beyond Wrigleys cen-
terfeld wall. We have fulflled our
end of the contract, we pay them
17 percent of our gross revenues
every year.
Murphy said the roofop own-
ers were shut out of negotiations
between the city and the team. She
said she couldnt imagine how a
6,000-square-foot sign slightly
more than a tenth of an acre
could be installed without disrupt-
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scored 26 points, including a
jumper in the lane with 9.3 sec-
onds lef, and the Denver Nuggets
clinched home-court advantage in
the frst round of the playofs with
a 112-111 victory over the Mil-
waukee Bucks on Monday night.
Wilson Chandler added 21
points for the Nuggets, who can
secure the No. 3 seed in the West
with one more victory or two loss-
es by the Los Angeles Clippers.
Milwaukee lost its season-high
ffh game in a row despite Monta
Ellis scoring 38 points, one shy of
his season high.
Ellis four-point play with 14.2
seconds lef gave the Bucks a 111-
110 lead. Ellis, who had 19 fourth-
quarter points, drilled a 3-pointer
from the right side and made a free
throw afer he was fouled by Evan
Afer a timeout, Lawson caught
the inbounds pass in front of Mil-
waukees bench. With Ellis guard-
ing him, Lawson drove to his right
and pulled up in the lane to hit his
winning shot.
J.J. Reddick, who contributed
20 points for the Bucks, missed a
3-pointer from the center of the
arc as time expired.
Milwaukee, which already had
clinched the No. 8 spot in the East,
fnished with a 21-20 record at
Forward Kenneth Faried did
not play because of the lef ankle
he sprained in Denvers victory
over Portland on Sunday.
Tat didnt stop the Nuggets
(56-25), who added to their fran-
chise record for victories in a sea-
son by winning for the 22nd time
in their last 25 games.
JaVale McGee came of the
bench and fnished with 17 re-
bounds and 10 points for Denver,
which closes the regular season
Wednesday when its hosts Phoe-
nix. Te Nuggets have won their
last 22 games at home.
Milwaukee is closing the regular
season with no momentum at all.
Te team has just three victories in
its last 15 games and will try to halt
a nine-game road losing streak
Wednesday at Oklahoma City.
John Henson had 14 points and
15 rebounds for the Bucks, who
lost their ffh straight game to
Milwaukee held a one-point
lead with about 1 minute lef when
Ersan Ilyasova grabbed a rebound
of a missed shot by Andre Miller,
but he lost the ball out of bounds.
Denver capitalized with a basket
by Andre Iguodala for a 108-107
lead with 52 seconds remaining.
Mike Dunleavy missed a shot
and Millers two free throws gave
the Nuggets a 110-107 lead with
25.4 seconds lef.
Earlier in the quarter, Denver
held a 98-92 lead when Ellis scored
eight points in a row. He drilled a
3-pointer, a jump shot and then
another 3-pointer to give Milwau-
kee a 100-98 lead with 4:30 to go.
A slam dunk along the baseline
by Ekpe Udoh with 9:20 lef gave
Milwaukee an 87-86 lead, its frst
since early in the frst quarter.
Piche named Big 12
Newcomer of the Week
Kansas junior relief pitcher Jordan
Piche was named the Big 12 confer-
ences Newcomer of the Week for the
second week in a row this week. In this
weekends series against Texas, Piche
recorded a save and a win.
The junior relievers win helped Kan-
sas to its frst series victory over Texas
since 2009. Piche is the frst Jayhawk
to be named Newcomer of the Week in
back-to-back weeks since Robby Price
in 2010.
Piche earned his ffth win of the
season, pitching 4 1/3 innings in a
12-inning victory. The Greeley, Colo.
native didnt allow a run in six innings
spanning two appearances over the
Piche is leading the Big 12 with .49
ERA in 36 2/3 innings and is tied for the
conference lead with seven saves.
Trevor Graff
tight end suspended
for frst games of 2013
Kansas coach Charlie Weis an-
nounced on Monday that senior tight
end Nick Sizemore has been suspended
for the frst three games of the 2013
season due to a violation of team rules.
As I have previously stated, every
player on our team knows and under-
stands our rules and regulations, Weis
said. They also know the consequences
for violations.
Kansas offcials did not provide fur-
ther details.
Sizemore, a Lititz, Pa., native, started
one game last year and played in nine.
He caught two passes for 10 yards and
recorded two tackles on special teams
in 2012. He spent 2009 playing at Buf-
falo before transferring to Kansas.
Farzin Vousoughian
Nuggets snag frst-round victory
Bulls break losing streak,
turn attention to tournament
ORLANDO, Fla. Carlos
Boozer scored 22 points, Luol
Deng added 18 and the Chicago
Bulls snapped a two-game losing
streak with a 102-84 victory over
the Orlando Magic on Monday
Te win, which was the Bulls
ffh straight over the Magic, also
keeps alive their hopes of catching
of Atlanta for the ffh seed in the
Eastern Conference. Tey con-
clude their regular-season sched-
ule at home Wednesday against
Washington. Chicago needs to win
that game and for Atlanta to split
or lose their fnal two.
Tobias Harris led Orlando with
20 points, followed by Nik Vucevic
with 17 points and 14 rebounds.
Maurice Harkless also chipped in
16 points.
Te Magic fnish just 12-29 at
home, their fewest victories in Or-
lando since they were 11-30 during
the 2003-04. Orlando wraps up its
schedule Wednesday in Miami.
Tough hes shrugged of ques-
tions lately about his teams play-
of preparations, Bulls coach Tom
Tibodeau did manage to get both
Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson
some work Monday afer each had
played sparingly down the stretch.
Neither started the game, but
Noah (right foot) was back on the
court for just the second time in
14 games and Gibson (lef knee)
played for the frst time in eight
Richard Hamilton also returned
to action afer serving a one-game
suspension for hitting Torontos
DeMar DeRozan with an elbow
last week.
Te Bulls started slow, but out-
scored the Magic 28-14 in the
second quarter to take a 12-point
edge into the break.
Deng and Boozer did most of
the early ofensive lifing, combin-
ing for 26 points in the half.
Te Magic had just three turn-
overs in the frst quarter. Tey
gave it away six times in the sec-
ond quarter, leading to 10 Chicago
Chicago maintained its momen-
tum as the lead quickly ballooned
above 20 in the opening minutes
of the third quarter. Orlando tried
to make a few pushes, but never
really threatened in the fnal 12
Goodrich heads to
Shock after WNBA Draft
Kansas senior Angel Goodrich will be
heading back to oklahoma the
state where she won three 3A state
titles at Sequoyah High School as
the 29th overall pick by the Tulsa Shock
in the third round of the 2013 WNBA
It will be a quick turnaround for
Goodrich from college basketball to the
Training camp begins May 5, just 35
days after Goodrich ended her Kansas
career with a loss to Notre Dame and
her new Shock teammate, Skylar Dig-
gins. The frst pre-season games for the
rookies will be played on May 10, and
the regular season begins on May 29.
Goodrich said she wouldnt know
what to expect going to a large city like
New York or Chicago, but, as it turns
out, she will be starting her profes-
sional career a mere 65 miles from her
hometown of Tahlequah, okla.
Goodrich said she has talked to
former Jayhawk and Connecticut Sun
player Danielle McCray, who has told
her that as a professional player, there
will be more much more responsibility.
from her own observations of watch-
ing WNBA games on TV and in person,
she said she knows that there is a more
physical style of play in the WNBA.
Kansas senior forward Carolyn Davis
went surprisingly undrafted after being
projected by several mock drafts as a
frst-round pick.
of the 36 players selected in the
draft, eight of them are coming from the
Big 12 conference, with Baylor forward
Brittney Griner going frst overall to the
Phoenix Mercury.
Max Goodwin
Denver Nuggets Andre Iguodala, right, drives against Milwaukee Bucks Monta Ellis, left, during the frst half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, April 15, 2013, in
which beat Relefords team, Roger
Browns Restaurant, 87-78 in the
fnal game. Releford notched two
points, two turnovers and one steal
in 28 minutes of play.
I realized that we had a chance
to play each other, and we talked it
up, Johnson said. We had a couple
of smart comments for each other,
but not nothing too risky, risking
our relationship for nothing like

Self has fve recruits committed
to joining his team next season,
including two fve-star players in
guard Wayne Selden and center
Joel Embiid. Te Jayhawks have
three open scholarships, which
Self said he might use if he fnds a
player who fts into Kansas system.
One of those players is top overall
recruit Andrew Wiggins, a forward
who is considering Kansas, Ken-
tucky, North Carolina and Florida
State. Per NCAA rules, Self cant
comment on any unsigned players,
but he said he is still on the recruit-
ing trail.
If we could get a couple more,
if theyre the right couple, then I
think wed be interested in doing
that, Self said. It will probably
beneft us if were able to sign a cou-
ple more from a depth standpoint,
but Im really happy with the guys
we have coming in.
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Kansas had the 46th best recruiting
fAct of thE DAY
QUotE of thE DAY
Spring game gives taste of 14 season
n Saturday, the
University held its
annual Spring Football
Game. For Jayhawk fans, it was
their first chance to get a look at
the 2013-2014 Kansas Football
team in a game-like situation.
The Blue team, comprised
of mostly first-string players,
defeated the White team, made
up of most backup players, 34-7
pretty much what you would
expect from a spring game. The
team played well, and the weath-
er was nice. It was just about all
you could ask for on a Saturday
afternoon in April.
While it was nice to see the
team inside Memorial Stadium
once again, we have to remember
that this, as much as we confuse
it as a huge deal, is simply a glo-
rified inter-squad practice. There
really is only so much you can
take away from it.
For one, the offense and
defense that the Blue team faced
will not grade out like a Big 12
offense or defense. It is at best
comparable to an early FCS foe.
Second of all, Charlie Weis
knows all and well not to dip
too deep into his playbook. We
didnt see a whole lot of Tavon
Austin-like packages for Tony
Pierson, and Jake Heaps was
given mostly conservative reads.
I dont blame him since Bill
Snyder will be watching the tape
until he is red in the eyes.
Additionally, a healthy amount
of the teams probable starters
arent even on campus yet
namely on the defensive side of
the ball.
Jake Heaps stole the show on
Saturday, completing 20 of 28
passes for 257 yards and four
touchdowns; Justin McCay
caught a touchdown pass as a
receiver, something Kansas man-
aged to do not once last year;
and Tony Pierson and James
Sims were fabulous as usual. But
the big reason to get excited for
next year could not be appreci-
ated on that beautiful Saturday
The Kansas defense will look
a lot different this fall. Marquel
Combs, the No. 1 junior college
prospect in the country accord-
ing to, will provide
Kansas a force in the backfield.
Andrew Bolton, who was recruit-
ed by LSU among many other
schools, will bring the heat off
the edge. Marcus Jenkins-Moore
fits more of the mold of line-
backer that is needed to defend
against the high-octane
offenses in the Big 12
than any player cur-
rently on the depth
chart. Dexter McDonald,
Kevin Short and Cassius
Sendish (who played limited
time on Saturday) should pro-
vide Kansas with some fast,
physical corners that can hang
with Big 12 receivers. We will see
these guys in the summer.
Ben Heeney and Jake Love
showed a lot of promise last
season at linebacker. They will
return more experienced and
hungry. According to Charlie
Weis himself, Keon Stowers is
consistently in the opposing
teams backfield. Kevin Young
and Ben Goodman were two of
the best linemen near the end
of the season last year. If they
can stay healthy, the defensive
line should be deeper than it has
been in a long time.
Chris Martin, a former five
star defensive end/linebacker,
will try to disrupt the flow of
the opposing offense alongside
Michael Reynolds.
Team speed is the key. Kansas
should have a much faster defen-
sive unit. With Dave Campo call-
ing the shots, this defense could
be a little salty.
Im not expecting Kansas to
shut down Big 12 offenses. Its
just not going to happen. But if
they can steal a few possessions
or force a few extra three and
outs, they beat Rice, Northern
Illinois, Oklahoma State, Texas
and Texas Tech last year. Rather
than going 1-11, they go 6-6 and
possibly win a bowl game.
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One year afer taking a team
with only one returning starter to
the national title game, coach Bill
Self made a bold statement about
this years squad that advanced
to the Sweet Sixteen during the
teams annual banquet Monday
Afer his team fnished 2-2 dur-
ing its summer trip to Europe last
August, Self couldnt fnd much
praise for his team.
We sucked over there, Self
said. Tis year I thought would
be probably the biggest challenge
from a rebuilding standpoint that
weve had since weve been here.
Of course, as every Bill Self
team seems to do, Kansas won,
and won ofen. Te Jayhawks fn-
ished 31-6, earned their ffh No.
1 seed in the past seven years and
retained what now must seem like
a birthright, a ninth consecutive
Big 12 title.
Despite a disappointing loss to
Michigan in the Sweet Sixteen, the
banquet focused on the seasons
positives. A jovial Self joked about
plenty of topics, ranging from for-
mer Jayhawk and current radio
announcer Greg Gurleys talent
at the free throw line to Jayhawk
radio announcer Bob Davis age.
Self even jokingly called out se-
nior guard Elijah Johnson for his
dunk at the end of the Iowa State
game in Ames, Iowa, in late Feb-
Tey talk about Elijahs 39
points, which I think is great, Eli-
jah, but the last two almost got my
ass whipped afer the game, Self
Self also took time to look
to next season during Monday
nights ceremony. He told the
audience that freshman forward
Perry Ellis could average 15 points
per game next season, and he also
glowingly referred to Landen Lu-
cas, a forward who redshirted this
season, as a bull.
Perhaps his highest praise was
for a player who wont be on the
Jayhawks roster next season
freshman guard Ben McLemore,
who declared for the NBA Draf
last week. Self said McLemore
could eventually reach a plateau
that none of his players during his
10 years at Kansas have reached
once they got to the NBA.
If youre not an NBA All-Star,
I think everybody in here will be
disappointed, Self said.

Kansas presents one award at
its banquet, the Danny Manning
Award, given to the player who
best encompasses what being a
Jayhawk represents. Just like last
season, when Tyshawn Taylor
and Tomas Robinson shared the
award, two more departing play-
ers, seniors Jef Withey and Travis
Releford, split it this season.
I think over the course of
their career, those guys have
graduated and done everything
that theyve been asked to do and
made sacrifces, Self said. I think
you could probably make a case
for a couple more.
When Withey frst arrived in
Lawrence afer transferring from
Arizona, he remained frmly on
the end of the bench behind Kan-
sas other big men, including Cole
Aldrich, Marcus and Markief
Morris, Tomas Robinson and
Mario Little.
Withey, who fgures to become
the ffh one of those big men tak-
en in the NBA Draf, said he was
thrilled to join players like Rob-
inson as recipients of the Danny
Manning award.
Its awesome that I get to share
it with Trav, too, Withey said. He
defnitely deserves it.

Both Withey and Johnson have
signed with an agent and plan on
working out in Lawrence for a few
weeks until taking their training
elsewhere. Withey said he would
move to Los Angeles to continue
preparing for the draf, while
Johnson plans on going to Hous-
Both Johnson and Releford re-
cently participated in a pre-draf
camp, the Portsmouth Invitational
Tournament, and they faced each
other in the fnal game. Johnson
contributed fve points, four steals,
four assists and six turnovers in 30
minutes for K&D Roundscaping,
Volume 125 Issue 104 Tuesday, April 16, 2013
By Trevor Graff
self resilience
Kansas unlikely
Big 12 contender
Despite early-season hiccups, Self praises team at annual banquet
Strong pitching key against Bluejays
a jayhawK farewell
heads to
Tulsa Shock
9 - Tucker Tharp, Jr.
7 - Connor McKay, So.
20 - Justin Protacio, So.
34- Alex DeLeon, Sr.
22 - Kaiana Eldredge, Jr.
55 - Tanner Poppe, Sr. 32 - Matt Warren, Fr.
KANSAS (22-13, 7-5) cREIgHTON BluEjAyS (18-9, 5-4)
17- Michael Suiter, So.
1 - Kevin Kuntz, Sr.
10 - Jordan Dreiling, Sr.
Trevor graff
The jayhawks continued to
rely on the small ball fundamen-
tals of baseball in their weekend
series victory over Texas. Kansas
is batting .283 with a total of six
home runs on the season. Soph-
omore left felder Michael Suiter
continues to lead the jayhawks
at the plate with a .380 average,
18 rBI and 13 stolen bases. Se-
nior alex Deleon has been hot of
late with a .330 average and a
team-leading 10 doubles.
Kansas felders committed
only one error over the weekend
against Texas. The team felding
percentage continues to hover
around 97 percent, with 36 total
errors committed in 35 games.
Kansas middle infelders senior
shortstop Kevin Kuntz and soph-
omore second baseman justin
Protacio have committed a total
of seven errors this season. The
infeld tandem have provided
a calming factor for Kansas
pitching in the feld.
Kansas pitchers continued to
grind against Texas. Senior right
hander Thomas Taylor struggled
a bit through 6 innings, giving
up nine hits and fve earned
runs on 104 pitches. jordan
Piche continued his dominant
play in the closers role with a 4
1/3 inning winning performance
friday and his eighth save of the
year Sunday afternoon. Piche
currently holds a .49 era with a
5-1 record 28 strikeouts and 36
2/3 innings pitched.
ansas baseball doesnt look
like an early 90s Major League
squad at the plate.
In fact, the style of play frequent-
ing Hoglund Ballpark is quite the
opposite. Its not about the long
ball. Te chicks may dig it, but the
Jayhawks havent needed it to this
A three-bunt game from senior
shortstop Kevin Kuntz is a more
likely occurrence than one of the
Jayhawks six homeruns.
Te lack of the long ball hasnt
bothered Kansas baseball. For the
Jayhawks, manufacturing runs is
a way of life that has landed them
among the best in the conference
a little more than halfway through
the 2013 slate.
Te Jayhawks 7-5 record in the
Big 12 lands them one game behind
the conference-leading Oklahoma
Sooners 8-4 mark in a league that
could easily see the top fve fn-
ishers within mere games of each
Tis weekends series against the
admittedly downtrodden Texas
Longhorns, a team that touts six
national championships in its pro-
gram history and 17-year veteran
manager Augie Garrido, is a bit of a
statement series for the Jayhawks.
Kansas, picked to fnish eighth
in the Big 12 conference by several
pre-season pollsters, has played the
toughest stretch of their conference
Tey beat a preseason top-10
TCU squad two games to one in
the conference opening series in
Fort Worth, Texas. Tey redeemed
themselves in Norman, Okla., beat-
ing the Sooners 10-8 on Sunday af-
ter two tough defeats earlier in the
In Hoglund Ballpark, the Jay-
hawks have beaten a then 19th-
ranked Oklahoma State and Texas
two games to one.
Many surrounding Big 12 base-
ball would tell you the Jayhawks
have played their toughest games
already, but those involved with the
program wont take that view.
For the Jayhawks, its of to
Creighton today to face a team that
beat the Jayhawks 6-4 in Hoglund
Ballpark earlier this season. Home
losses are an uncommon sight for
Kansas baseball.
Kansas has protected the home
feld turf well this season, going
11-3 in Hoglund afer a snow-de-
layed start to the home season.
Protecting the home stadium
isnt the only focus for the rest of
the season. Coach Ritch Prices staf
is undoubtedly focusing on getting
solid starting pitching and continu-
ing to fnd ways to manufacture
Kansas starters have combined
for 188 2/3 innings and a record of
11-10 on the season. Te group is
increasingly getting 6-inning plus
performances, getting the ball to
red-hot closer Jordan Piche.
Te Kansas lineup has struggled
to keep people healthy. Te starting
rotation sufered several rough ap-
pearances against Big 12 lineups.
Fielding has struggled at times with
multi-error games.
Regardless of whatever trait base-
ball fans and coaching stafs choose
to nitpick, the players on the feld
continue to grind out wins. It isnt
always pretty in Hoglund, but at
the moment Kansas is getting the
job done.
Edited by Madison Schultz
Creighton is batting .297 on
the season with seven home
runs and 144 rBIs as a squad.
The Bluejays scored six runs on
six hits against the jayhawks
april 2 in hoglund Ballpark. ju-
nior Centerfelder Mike Gerber
led the lineup with a two-hit
performance and an rBI. Soph-
omore infelder jake Peter leads
the team with a .374 average,
23 rBIs and 43 hits.
In its last appearance
against the jayhawks, Creigh-
ton committed a single error
while the jayhawks carded
three. The Bluejays are feld-
ing at a 98-percent rate with
20 errors on the season. Tak-
ing care of business in the
feld will be a key to winning in
Omaha Tuesday.
The Bluejay pitching staff
carries a 4.04 era and a .250
batting average against. In
their last appearance against
Kansas, freshman right-hand-
ed pitcher austin Groth earned
the win with a two-inning per-
formance in which he gave up
two hits and recorded a strike-
13 - Mike Gerber, Jr.
3 - Jake Peter, So.
22 - Brennan Murphy, Sr.
16 - Kevin Lamb, So.
26 - Landon Lucansky, So.
5 - Brad McKewon, Sr.
11 - Alex Staehely, Sr.
7 - Frederico Castagnini, Jr.
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Kansas coach Bill Self speaks to guests at the mens basketball awards banquet
last year. Self recognized the seniors at the banquet.
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