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Faculty changes Med School grad reqs acti v is m in t h e air


By Kate Monks the 14 chairs of the clinical depart- reassured the faculty that not only
Senior Staf f Writer ments at the Med School was pro- would tenure be granted accord-
posed in part to help attract the best ing to the standardized University
The faculty voted on several changes candidates for the chair positions, process, but also that many of the
to the Alpert Medical School at their according to Dean of Medicine and department chairs have impressive
March faculty meeting Tuesday, Biological Sciences Edward Wing. academic credentials and would in
choosing to allow the 14 chairs of For many candidates applying for no way have difficulty passing the
the clinical departments of the Med clinical chair positions at the Med standards required for tenure.
School to become eligible for clini- School, tenure “is a significant Unlike department chairs at the
cal tenure. The faculty also voted word,” Wing said. University, the Med School’s clinical
to change graduation requirements The title of tenure will not be department chairs often remain in
for the Med School by requiring guaranteed to all clinical depart- their positions for “15 or 20 years,”
students to pass a national medical ment chairs and the chairs must Wing said, and therefore tenure
examination, a test students previ- go through the standardized tenure decisions are not constantly be-
ously were required to take, but did process of the University, according ing proposed. Wing said about 115
not need to pass. to the proposal. of the approximately 125 medical
Plans for the combined Kath- “It’s vital to our ability to grow schools in the countr y currently
erine Moran Coleman Aquatics and to attract the best people for offer similar tenure programs.
Center and Nelson Fitness Center leadership positions,” Wing said. The faculty committee also dis-
and Med School facilities were pre- The importance of bringing tenure cussed a new graduation require-
sented by Provost David Kertzer to the clinical department chairs ment for Med School students.
’69 P’95 P’98. He also discussed the “can’t be overstated,” he said. Medical students at Brown now
large increase in applications to the The decision proved to be con- must not only take, but also pass,
University, as well as the budgetary troversial among the faculty, many the United States Medical Licensing
decisions made by the Corporation of whom voiced concerns that the Examination Step 1. The USLME Max Monn / Herald
at its meeting last weekend. decision would lessen the academic Maryam Al-Khawaja GS, Herald Opinions columnist Simon Liebling
The decision to extend tenure to meaning of the title of tenure. Wing continued on page 2 ’12 and Osman Chaudhry ’11 advocated for divestment from Israel.

Men’s basketball scores big against Dartmouth RISD alums


By Erika Mueller
Contributing Writer Harvard 91, Brown 71
Harvard built a 54-33 halftime
back in the second half.
Leffelman scored a career-high
19 points, his third new career-high
reer 1,000-point mark. McCarthy
added 12, and Mullery had nine
points with six assists.
hit ‘Runway’
It was a weekend for the record lead and maintained it throughout in the last four games. In the first half, the Crimson By Miriam Furst
books as both Matt Muller y ’10 the game to put the Bears down on “I think for me personally it’s were able to exchange 10 Brown Staff Writer
and Peter Sullivan ’11 advanced Friday night. been a combination of hard work turnovers for 15 points. Harvard
on Brown’s career scoring list. The paying off and being given the strolled into the locker room fol- Two Rhode Island School of Design
Bears put up their fourth win in the
Sports chance to go out and perform,” lowing a 31-8 run to put the team alums have taken their artistic prow-
last six games. Despite strong shooting efforts Leffelman said. “The opportunity up, 54-33. The second half was ess from College Hill in Providence to
After a 91-71 loss to Har vard by Sullivan, Garrett Leffelman ’11 to play is huge.” more evenly played, but Brown fashion avenue in New York City. Mila
(20-6, 9-3 Ivy League), the Bears and Andrew McCarthy ’13, who Sullivan scored 18 for the was unable to bounce back from Hermanovski and Anna Lynett are
(11-18, 5-7) beat Dartmouth (5-21, all put up double-digit points on Bears, becoming the 24th player both part of the cast of season seven
1-11), 76-57. the night, the Bears couldn’t battle in Brown history to reach the ca- continued on page 4 of the popular Lifetime television show
Project Runway.

UCS suggests new lounge


FEATURE
Project Runway is a reality show

on Pembroke campus that challenges contestants to design


clothing with a limited amount of time
and resources. Every episode focuses
By Ben Noble currently study in dormitory lounges. on one challenge, at the end of which
Contributing Writer Fifty-eight percent of respondents models wear the designs. A panel of
believed that there were not enough judges, including fashion designer
The Undergraduate Council of Stu- lounges available for student use near Michael Kors, Marie Claire Fashion
dents is recommending that the Uni- dormitories. Director Nina Garcia and supermodel
versity create a new study lounge on “Lounges on Pembroke are very Heidi Klum, the show’s host, then vote
Pembroke campus after conducting sparse and, in a lot of cases, have been on the clothes. One contestant is elimi-
an audit of all student lounges and taken over to make new rooms, espe- nated at the end of each episode.
study spaces on campus, according cially in Morriss and Woolley (halls),” Eliminated during episode five,
to Admissions and Student Services said Bergmanson. Lynett described the experience as
Chair Andrew Bergmanson ’11. Bergmanson has proposed that “so intense the whole time.” Though
Throughout November and Decem- ResLife construct a new study lounge she said she would not do it again,
ber, members of the Admissions and on the first floor of Woolley in the she added, “it was a once-in-a-lifetime
Student Services Committee split into space that formerly housed the Brown experience — I don’t regret any part
small groups and visited almost all 200 Card Office, which has since moved of it.” Though no longer on the show,
rooms on a list provided by the Office to J. Walter Wilson. The room is cur- Lynett said she stands behind her
of Residential Life. Approximately two rently a temporary office for UCS and designs for each challenge, even the
thirds of the rooms are no longer used Brown Student Agencies, who both one that ultimately eliminated her
as lounges, and most have become plan to vacate the space and move to from the show.
Nick Sinnott-Armstrong / Herald
dorm rooms, Bergmanson said. permanent offices once the renova- Lynett, who graduated from RISD
The Science Center has helped to fill what UCS views as a void in study A fall poll conducted by UCS indi-
spaces. The council is proposing additional spaces on Pembroke. cated that only 15 percent of students continued on page 2 continued on page 2
inside

News.....1-3 News, 3 Sports, 5 Opinions, 7


Spor ts...4-5
Fine dining Keep Rolling restrictions apply
Editorial..6
Seniors on the Club Plan The gymnastics team Tyler Rosenbaum ’11
Opinion...7
may now have meals at the earned another season-high objects to requirements for
Today........8 Faculty Club score, but finished second honor society admission

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C ampus N EWS “I never stopped loving fashion.”


— RISD alum Mila Hermanovski

U. predicts 9 percent RISD alums compete on Project Runway


acceptance rate
continued from page 1 Lynett said her creative potential Runway, Hermanovski placed among
has only grown because of the show. the highest contestants in episodes
less than two years ago, said the show “The show has challenged me to leave two and four and won the challenge
is popular on campus. “It’s sort of a my doors open and respond to any- in episode three. In the third episode,
continued from page 1 Corporation’s recent budgetary dream for all of us in some way. It’s thing that I think could fit,” she said. the contestants were taken to the Met-
decisions and the University’s so exciting to see people create some- As a recent graduate, Lynett said ropolitan Museum of Art and asked
consists of three parts, all of which high application numbers. Kertzer thing out of nothing.” Providence helped inspire some of to design an iconic look that would be
must be passed in order to prac- said the University is currently her designs. Lynett said the city is “an worthy of being in a museum collec-
tice medicine. The vast majority of predicting an acceptance rate of On the air urban underground environment that tion, she said.
medical schools already require about 9 percent for the class of Creating something out of nothing people can really draw from” if they “Since I have an art foundation, go-
their students to pass the exam 2014, which would about 2 per- is just what contestants are asked to want to be creative designers. Lynett ing to a museum like the Metropolitan
in order to graduate. cent lower than from last year. He do on the show. For example, Lynett said she would describe her own style Museum of Art is so dear and inspir-
The requirement to pass the mentioned that other Ivy League said her favorite exercise was the bur- as “kind of random” — inspired by ing to me. I look to art all the time
exam is not expected to have a institutions have not seen an in- lap challenge because she “liked the vintage fashion, while adhering to a for inspiration in my work.” Rather
major impact on the number of crease in applications at the same material, and the fact that it was so raw simple “hipstery” style. than design a gown, which is what
graduates, according to Associate level as Brown. and so plain left it up to us to make Lynett even has some wardrobe most contestants did, Hermanovski
Dean of Medicine Philip Grup- He also said the University something unique and beautiful.” advice for students just up the hill designed a “stunning coat and pair
puso, because the Med School will continue working to cut costs Though her interest in fashion de- from RISD. In reference to Brown’s of pants,” she said, adding “you don’t
currently has a first-time pass rate in the upcoming years in part veloped after graduating from college, annual Sex Power God party, she said have to make a gown for it to be mu-
above 95 percent, higher than the through more layoffs. Though the Lynett said her RISD education helped she would design “something kind of seum-worthy.”
national average. For students who Campaign for Academic Enrich- prepare her for success in the fashion small and leather.” Hermanovski also thought Gunn
must take the exam a second time, ment is set to end in 2010, Kertzer world. “My experience at RISD taught was an inspirational mentor, finding
the pass rate is almost 100 percent, said the University doesn’t intend me to be more industrious and have Making connections him to be “absolutely wonderful, in-
according to Gruppuso. to stop putting effort into fund- the attitude that if you can make some- Lynett met fellow RISD alum Her- credibly sincere, compassionate and
For the few students who de- raising. thing better than what’s available, you manovski after arriving in New York intellectual.” She added, “I have so
cide not to practice medicine and A member of the committee should,” she said. for the show. “We were chatting on much respect for him because he’s
instead choose to pursue a Ph.D., asked Kertzer about possible cuts Lynett’s first exposure to fashion the rooftop of our apartment during a been in the industry a long time, and
students could attempt to have the to varsity sports teams, a decision came when she had a hostess job at a champagne toast when we found out I like that his foundation was art as
requirement waived. Currently, that he said will not be made until trendy restaurant in Los Angeles that we both went to RISD,” Hermanovski well.”
students who do not plan to prac- the fall. required her to wear fashion-forward said. “Mila was a creative and dedi-
tice medicine simply must take the The faculty committee also clothes — most of which she designed Having two parents who are fash- cated student with a unique style,”
exam, which means these students heard from Russell Carey ’91 on her own. ion designers, Hermanovski said “it said Lorraine Howes, who was the
simply can write their name on the MA’06, senior vice president for “I never thought I’d be the kind of was imminent that I was going to head of RISD’s apparel design depart-
exam and then leave, negatively Corporation affairs and gover- person that would fit reality TV, and design school.” Both Hermanovski ment when Hermanovski attended.
affecting the University’s average, nance, on the topic of campus I’m still sort of surprised that that’s and Lynett said they participated in “It’s great to watch her success and
according to Gruppuso. safety. He specifically spoke about true,” Lynett said. But, she added, “a summer programs at RISD, experi- progress.”
“All of our students are able to pedestrian and workplace safety, show like Project Runway is based ences that caused them to fall in love Hermanovski said RISD “fosters a
pass this exam,” Gruppuso said. in reference to the recent fatal ac- on the physical production stuff, so with the school. designer’s individuality and coming up
He also said the Med School’s pri- cident on Thayer Street and the it’s not so much that you need to be After graduating, Hermanovski with your own point of view.”
or policy of not requiring students shooting at the University of Ala- a crazy person.” moved to New York City to pursue Her own point of view for great
to pass the exam negatively affects bama in Huntsville. He said a com- Lynett said living with the other a career as a fashion designer. She style mixes high and low fashion.
the University’s reputation. After mittee is being formed to look into contestants on the show was “kind worked in retail for almost a year “Take a great piece from H&M and
some debate, the faculty voted to pedestrian safety on campus. of like being thrown into a dorm,” and then worked for a few years as mix it with a designer piece — makes
pass the motion. The faculty committee also except that everyone was older, and an assistant designer for Calvin Klein. it more unique,” she said.
After the committee passed the discussed the possibility of as- their interactions were public because Following that job, Hermanovski “did This sense of individual style is
proposals, Kertzer presented his sisting Chile after the recent of the camera crew. Though Lynett the opposite end of the spectrum,” essential for a contestant on Project
monthly report, focusing on the earthquake. was pleased overall with how she was and worked for a startup company, Runway, because “you’re really in
represented on the show, she said she Rob Meyer. She also did freelance for this capsule where you can’t look at
was “kind of simplified.” She added, high-end New York City stores such magazines or watch TV, and it’s almost
sudoku “our most generalized qualities are as Barney’s, Bergdorf Goodman and better that way because you’re forced
portrayed on the show so viewers Henri Bendel, and worked for Fore- to tap into your own creativity,” Her-
can understand who we are quickly. cast America, a fashion-trend forecast- manovski said.
They use footage they have to serve ing publication. She also designed She sees parallels between that
the purpose of simplifying each of us costumes for a New York University environment and being in Providence,
into characters.” graduate thesis film. adding “it’s good not being in such a
Lynett said working with Tim This last job led her to pursue cos- big city with a lot of distractions.”
Gunn, an American fashion icon who tuming, which brought her to Los Being on Project Runway made
mentors contestants, was “amazing Angeles. After working on costuming Hermanovski realize that fashion de-
because he really reminded me of for a few years, Hermanovski said sign is what she is “meant to be doing”
some of my teachers at RISD — very she applied to be on Project Runway and that she missed it when she was
personal and genuine.” because “the projects that come up working as a costume designer. She
One of Lynett’s professors from these days in television and film are … said the show has helped her a lot and
RISD, Ken Horii, said she “was, from not very challenging creatively, and I “boosts everyone’s career no matter
the first day, a very talented, bright, was just feeling unfulfilled by being a how short or long your time on the
energetically curious, articulate and costumer.” She added, “I had a really show is.” She is already experienc-
exceptionally hardworking student.” good run being a costumer, but I just ing the upsides of the attention that
“I am not surprised she has gained wanted to design again, and I never comes with Project Runway — she
early recognition, and I think she is stopped loving fashion, never wanted has been approached to do a gown
only beginning to gather the fruits of to stop being a designer.” for a celebrity for the Oscars and is
her creative potential,” he said. As a fashion designer on Project also working her own line.

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UCS requests new Pembroke lounge
said the space is being considered as that are centrally located and that
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George Miller, President Katie Koh, Treasurer a possible lounge, but nothing specific people will actually use,” Bergmanson
Claire Kiely, Vice President Chaz Kelsh, Secretary tions of Stephen Robert ’62 Campus has been planned yet. said. “That’s been a goal of our com-
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C ampus N EWS “Rarely do you see students and administrators together.”


— Keisha Senter, Clinton Global Initiative University director

Students plan for Club Plan offers fine dining for seniors
international action By Leonardo Moauro
Contributing Writer

Brown Dining Services’ new Club


By Julia Kim dent-volunteer consulting orga- Plan meal option, which allows se-
Contributing Writer nization that helps for-profit and niors to enjoy gourmet food at the
non-profit business partners with Faculty Club, kicked off this year
Several Brown students will have their sustainability goals. She and attracted four subscribers.
the opportunity to engage in so- proposed the partnership as her The plan is offered exclusively to
cial change with former President commitment to action, and said seniors on meal plan and has a mini-
Bill Clinton and other global lead- she hopes that the university will mum up-front cost of $249, which
ers at the Clinton Global Initiative help her start building a network provides the subscriber with $200
University’s third annual confer- for the group. of credit. The remainder is set aside
ence this April. Being a dual concentrator in for social activities that the Faculty
Based on the model of the environmental science and eco- Club will plan for its members, said
Clinton Global Initiative, the nomics has “really driven the Ann Hoffman, director of admin-
university, which encompasses idea for this organization,” Mou istration of Dining Services. The
representative communities on said. payment method “works similarly
college campuses across the na- Both Chan and Kay also said to the flex point category, but the Stephanie London / Herald
tion, is designed to bring people they were excited to network and credits are kept separate from the Faculty Club President Jon Land called the club “a very well-kept secret”
— for the time being, at least.
of diverse backgrounds together meet interesting individuals. regular points,” Hoffman said. The
to discuss and formulate action Some of the guests and speak- plan has no quotas and no deadline last May, thinking it would be nice pay a fee to host events in specific
plans to solve global challenges, ers at the university this year for signing up. to provide seniors with a meal option rooms.
according to the initiative’s Web include John Podesta, chief ex- Students can add money to their that would give them an enriching Though seniors can enroll in the
site. ecutive officer for the Center for accounts whenever they like by go- experience before leaving the Uni- plan at any time, Viet Le ’10 said she
The university allows for American Progress, actress Man- ing to the Dining Services office and versity, Hogan said. The plan adds a would not consider doing so because
students as well as non-govern- dy Moore and former Olympic can check their account balance on fine dining component to Dining Ser- she will graduate in two months. But,
mental organizations and college speedskater Joey Cheek, Senter Banner like regular Flex Points, vices and often provides educational “if I had heard about it in the fall, I
presidents “to be all at the same said. Hoffman said. activities, such as book signings and probably would have added it to my
table,” said Keisha Senter, the Brown has had a relationship Giving this possibility to seniors chef demonstrations, she added. meal plan,” she added.
university’s director. “Rarely do with the university in the past. offers them a chance to meet with The goal for the new plan is to Le said she already is a fan of the
you see students and administra- President Ruth Simmons has University administrators in a nice introduce seniors to the Faculty Club Faculty Club. “I only ate there once
tors together.” attended past conferences and atmosphere within walking distance, and get them to join after graduation, with my Meiklejohn adviser and I
Similar to the global initiative, has also proposed a commitment with good food and reasonable pric- Land said. “We want younger alumni really enjoyed it.”
every student who applies has to to Dillard University in New Or- es, said Jon Land, president of the to join the Faculty Club, to join as Many underclassmen attend the
propose a commitment to action, leans, Senter said. Faculty Club. “I just find that we are seniors but also to stay involved and Faculty Club already because of the
Senter said. These commitments Ted Widmer, director of the a very well-kept secret right now, continue to use it,” he added. advisee system, Land said. “I think
are ideas for action plans to solve John Carter Brown Librar y, said and I hope that this club thing will The club’s potential clientele is the energy and vitality that under-
problems in education, environ- he has also maintained a long re- really get the word out about how extremely large — “we committed graduates bring to a room makes it
ment and climate change, peace lationship with the initiative. He good we are at doing what we do,” to growing the program and making a more pleasant place to be.”
and human rights, poverty allevia- was the former speechwriter for he added. it a viable option for all seniors on Land said he is entertaining the
tion and public health. Clinton, and is currently working The offer is only for seniors to meal plan,” Hogan said. possibility of expanding the plan to
Consequently, “everyone there on a project to digitize Haitian safeguard the exclusivity of the din- A senior sitting in the Faculty juniors in the future, which might tar-
is going to be a doer,” and will documents as his commitment ing experience, according to Mary Club for lunch can look forward to get students more effectively. “Let’s
“come equipped,” Senter said. to the initiative, he added. Hogan, general manager of the Fac- the same menu options as those of- see how it works with the seniors,
Clay Wer theimer ’10, Ryan “It’s encouraging in every way ulty Club. The capacity of the dining fered to regular members — at an and then if there is demand, it could
Chan ’10 and Frieda Kay ’12 ap- ... that (students) would want to area is about 200 people, including average cost of $13.50, Hogan said. be extended,” Land said.
plied to the university as a group. do this,” Widmer said. It “deepens the outdoor patio. In addition to the “a la carte” dining The inclusion of juniors could oc-
Their commitment to action was our already existing relationship The Faculty Club and Dining selection, which the directors change cur as early as 2011, he added, but
an institute to study climate and with (the initiative).” Services decided to set up the plan three times a year, subscribers can “there can be no guarantees.”
energy, which they created about
a year and a half ago “looking to
create a ver y interdisciplinar y”
group, Chan said.
Many freshmen interested in
issues of climate change and en-
ergy come in lost because there
is “no real, single access point”
to study those problems, Chan
said. The institute’s goal is to
create such an access point into
these issues for both students
and faculty.
In addition to encouraging
collaboration between students,
the institute can also encourage
more discussion between pro-
fessors of different departments
and introduce students to faculty
members’ research, Kay said.
“Students really can be a
bridge between faculty mem-
bers” who other wise might not
be talking, Kay said. “Brown is
big enough to be a legitimate re-
search university,” she added.
The group aims to bring
collaboration, “one of things
that makes Brown unique and
special,” to the institute, Chan
said.
Helen Mou ’10 is attending
the conference as an individual.
In Januar y 2009, Mou co-found-
ed the Sustainability Consulting
Partnership, a student-run, stu-
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Wednesday, March 3, 2010 | Page 4

Gymnastics

Tumblers finish second in Ivy Classic


By Tory Elmore nell squad stole the title from the and bars; Brigitte Kivisto of Yale,
Contributing Writer Bears. the all-around and floor champion;
“In the end, the Cornell team and Cornell’s Emily Santoro, first
Carli Wiesenfeld ’12 didn’t know was incredible today. They hit when on vault and second on floor.
she had to compete on the beam — it counted,” said Brown Head Coach “Consistency won the meet for
in addition to bars, vault and floor Sara Carver-Milne. “We’d been scor- us today,” Santoro said. “That, and
— until she was in the locker room ing similarly the past few weeks, but we didn’t count a single fall.”
pre-meet, donning her leotard. they came out and earned a season- The teams, including Penn,
No matter. She took second in high by two points. We didn’t expect which finished third, and Yale,
the all-around competition. that.” which finished fourth, will meet
And then there was Victoria “Today,” she added, “they de- again in four weeks at the ECAC
Zanelli ’11. She sat out four meets served to win.” championship at Towson Univer-
with stitches in her foot, the result That’s not to say that either the sity. The Bears will look to qualify
of accidentally stepping on broken coach or team was unhappy with for nationals, which will take place
glass. the performance. on April 15. The top eight teams
Jonathan Bateman / Herald Not a problem. She won the “This was the best Ivies in my qualify, and with Brown currently
Forward Natalie Bonds ’10 tallied a double-double against Harvard beam title with a career-high four years,” said Izzy Kirkham- sitting in seventh nationally, its
despite injuring her ankle during the second half. 9.775. Lewitt ’10. prospects are good.
The resilience of the Brown Wiesenfeld agreed. “The team But despite this high national
athlete of the week
gymnastics team left few fans doubt- really pulled together. For the first rank and setting team-high scores

Lucky No. 13: basketball ing that the women could win the
33rd annual Ivy Classic last Sunday
time in four years, we only had to
count one fall into our team score,”
at every meet this season, the Bears
have yet to win a competition.

player Natalie Bonds ’10


afternoon. she said. “We have amazing potential,”
But an extraordinar y perfor- Standouts of the day included Carver-Milne said. “We want to be
mance by an experienced Cor- Julia Meyer ’13, second on beam champions.”
By Zach Bahr good. Tough having tests when

Bears to finish season this weekend


Sports Staff Writer you get out of practice late at night
and you have to study, do home-
Women’s basketball forward Nata- work and then get up at eight the
lie Bonds ’10 hurt her ankle and next morning. But you have to do
had to be helped off the court eight it. It’s part of the game. continued from page 1
minutes into the second half in What is your favorite memor y
Brown’s game against Harvard last from Brown or high school? the deficit.
Friday. But less than four minutes It would probably have to be The Crimson outshot the Bears
later, she checked back into the when Barack Obama won the beyond the arc by connecting on 12
game and had two more steals, presidency and everyone was on of 19, while Brown only hit six of
two rebounds and two points — the Main Green, and it was just their 16 treys.
giving her a double-double on the like a big party. “As a coach, you worry about the
night. What made that one of your kids falling in love with the three
She finished with 11 points, favorite memories? and knowing that it’s not going to
11 rebounds, four steals and one Probably just the way that ev- go in so easily, you need that bal-
block on the night. erybody just embraced the fact ance,” Harvard Head Coach Tom-
The following night, she was that he won. ... You know that my Amaker told Har vard Sports
second on the team in scoring with people have their differences, Information.
six points, and she added two steals but everybody came together and Harvard had four players in dou-
and a block in just 16 minutes. celebrated. But you know, that’s ble digits, including freshman Bran-
The Bears lost both games, but Brown. Everybody from different dyn Curry, who scored a game-high
for Bonds’s effort, The Herald has backgrounds come together for 21 points. Of Harvard’s 91 points, 73
named her Athlete of the Week. one cause. were scored by underclassmen.
Weirdest memor y? “I thought playing a lot of guys
Herald: How does the pregame The weirdest memory that I we wore them down,” Amaker told
of this inter view compare to have would probably be the naked Harvard Sports Information.
your pregame ritual in a game? donut run. Brown’s fall to Harvard allowed
Are you ner vous? Were you a spectator or par- the Crimson to tie a program record
Bonds: I’m not nervous before a ticipant? with 19 season victories.
game. We’re just really hyped and Um, (pause) spectator and not
we dance, we Soul Train, before by choice. Not by choice. Brown 76, Dartmouth 57
games. It’s just like we really try If you could date any athlete, be Led by Muller y, Brown was
to have fun, and that’s how we feel it pro or collegiate, who would able to bounce back in Saturday’s
we focus in a way. If we are able to it be? game against Dartmouth. With
joke and talk with each other, then Dwayne Wade. My teammates the forward’s 20 points, he moved
that’s a good start, and it means know that I’m obsessed with him. into 17th place on Brown’s career
we’re going to have a good start If there’s a Miami Heat game on scoring list.
for the game. in the locker room, they know not It was Dartmouth’s senior night,
Who’s the best dancer? to change it. but the Bears spoiled it.
I would actually have to say The Olympics just wrapped up. “There was more excitement,”
myself because I’m the only one What was your favorite part? said Dartmouth freshman player
who likes to dance. Speed skating. Apolo Ohno is Matt LaBove. “We wanted to get a
Has Coach (Jean-Marie) Burr a beast. So that was pretty fun to win for our senior, Robby Pride.”
joined in? watch because I could never do Instead, Brown held the Big
Jonathan Bateman / Herald
No, she has not joined in this that. First of all, I don’t know how Green’s lone senior to 11 points The men’s basketball team scored a win against Dartmouth on the Big
year. She has stayed and watched, to ice skate and going that fast in and left Hanover with the win. Green’s senior night.
but she has yet to come in. a circle, I couldn’t do it. I give him “I think we were really more
March Madness is coming up. props. focused as a collective unit,” Lef- sists to get the offense going. arc, and its bench supplied 40 of
Who’s your team? If you could go on vacation any- felman said. “We really prepared The Big Green did not go down its 76 points.
Oh, I would have to say either where with anyone, who and for them. Up and down the line, for easily, as the team constantly “We knew what they were able
Kentucky or Kansas. where would it be? every single guy, winning was the chipped away to remain in the to do, we just didn’t execute,” Dart-
What are you studying here at I would probably go to the Ca- absolute only thing on our mind.” game. Dar tmouth came within mouth’s LaBove said. “We made
Brown? ribbean just to get away and have Last week’s Ivy League Rookie three points of the Bears at half- some key mistakes. They’re a good
Human Bio. fun. I would most likely take my of the Week, Tucker Halpern ’13, time, 37-34. team.”
How do you like it? mother or boyfriend. Yeah, one scored 16 points, and Adrian Wil- After Dartmouth cut the lead to Brown returns to its home court
I like it. It’s tough with basket- of those two. Depends on who’s liams ’11 added 15 points — all from two early in the second half, Brown next Friday and Saturday for its
ball and stuff. Time management paying. the three-point line. Steve Gruber went on a 16-4 run to retake control. final games of the season against
is key with sports and school. It’s ’10 passed out a career-high 10 as- The Bears hit 10 shots from the Cornell and Columbia.
Page 5 THE BROWN DAILY HERALD Wednesday, March 3, 2010

S ports W ednesday “Jackson broke the oldest record in the


book.” — Peter Brown, W. swimming head coach

W. Swimming & Diving s p o rt s i n b r i e f

Jackson ’13 breaks record, Brown alum wins gold with Canadian hockey team

but team finishes seventh Women’s hockey alum Becky Kellar ’97 won
her third gold medal as part of a dominant
Ivy League basketball heads into crunch time
The Ivy League basketball season comes
Canadian team that blanked Team USA, 2-0, in down to its final weekend for the men and
By Sahar Shahamatdar But Jackson put Brown back on the finals of the Vancouver Olympics on Feb. women, with both races led by dominant
Spor ts Staf f Writer track by taking sixth in the 100- 25. squads.
yard breaststroke, despite being Kellar tallied four assists and a plus-14 On the men’s side, Cornell clinched a share
The women’s swimming and div- seeded eighth from the prelims. rating while anchoring a suffocating defense of the championship with a 68-48 victory over
ing team took seventh place at Ivy Her time of 1:04.40 set a new that surrendered only two goals in five games. Penn on Saturday, avenging its only conference
Championships, a three-day event Brown record in the event — a After winning three preliminary games by a loss of the season against the Quakers. Harvard
held at Harvard over the weekend. record that had been standing for combined 41-2 score, Canada shut out Finland, and Princeton have each suffered two more
Bruno finished the weekend with over 22 years. 5-0, in the semifinals on Feb. 22. losses, while no other team is better than two
601.5 points, 16 points ahead of “Jackson broke the oldest re- Kellar has played in all four Olympics in games below .500 in the top-heavy conference.
last-place Dartmouth. cord in the book, and she did it as which women’s hockey has been a medal sport, On the women’s side, 11-0 Princeton appears
“Our attitude was great, and a freshman, which is just amazing,” winning a silver medal in Nagano in 1998 before to be cruising to the title, demolishing Cornell,
we fought till the end,” said Head Brown said. taking golds in Salt Lake City and Torino. 96-59, on Friday. Only 9-2, Harvard is still in the
Coach Peter Brown. “We just didn’t Despite Jackson’s histor y- Six other current or former ECAC Hockey hunt with three games to play.
have quite the depth we needed shattering performance, Brown players joined Kellar on Team Canada, while
to get in the mix with Cornell and dropped to seventh with one day three Harvard alums settled for silver on Team Puck drops on men’s hockey ECAC Tourna-
Columbia.” left in the competition. Caldarella USA. ment this weekend
The meet started with prelimi- led Brown to its highest individual The playoff matchups have been set. Yale,
nar y races Thursday afternoon, finish of the meet, taking fourth Five-overtime victory advances RPI women in Cornell, Union and Colgate received byes.
followed by finals later in the day. place in the 100-yard freestyle with ECAC Hockey playoffs St. Lawrence will host Clarkson, RPI will host
Brown kicked off the finals with a time of 51.17. Rensselaer beat Quinnipiac, 2-1, in the fifth Brown, Quinnipiac will host Dartmouth and
a four th-place finish in the 200- Katie Olko ’10 kept Brown’s overtime on Sunday to advance to the ECAC Princeton will host Harvard in best-of-three
yard freestyle relay. Susannah Ford momentum going, placing eighth women’s semifinals. Laura Gersten’s shot into playoff series beginning Friday.
’10, Bridget Ballard ’10, Candice in the one-meter diving event and the upper-right corner of the net at 144:32
Sisouvanvieng-Kim ’11 and Kristen earning the title of career-high- into the game gave the Engineers the victory in Harvard wins national championship in
Caldarella ’12 shed just under three point diver. The Ivies came to an the second-longest game in NCAA history. The squash
seconds from their prelim time to end after Brown took fifth in the teams combined for 108 shots. The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team
touch the wall behind third-place 400-yard freestyle relay. Fifth-seeded RPI advances to face top seed won the national championship for the 12th
Princeton, at 1:34.32. The Bears maintained their Cornell, while second-seeded Clarkson squares time in program history, defeating Penn, 6-3,
Kristin Jackson ’13 helped position from Friday to finish the off against third-seeded Princeton, on Friday. on Sunday in the title game.
Brown gain momentum by taking meet in seventh. The Princeton
first in the consolation final and Tigers — who beat Brown 190 to — Andrew Braca
ninth overall in the 200-yard indi- 102 in the regular season — took
vidual medley. Caldarella wrapped the championship title for the 17th
up the swimming events of the day, time with a total of 1,465 points.
placing seventh in the 50-yard free- The team is optimistic about
style. Brown ended the day in sixth next year, especially with the ad-
place with 175 points. dition of the incoming freshman
Brown’s swimming at the Ivies recruits, Brown said.
hit both its high and low points “We have made a lot of strides
Friday. The finals started shaky that may not show on paper,” he
for the women’s squad as the team added. “But I have a better feel for
was disqualified from the 200-yard the team now, and the girls did a
medley relay, according to Brown. great job this year.”
Editorial & Letters
The Brown Daily Herald

Page 6 | Wednesday, March 3, 2010

ale x yuly

e d i to r i a l

The Corporation and the economy


Forty years ago, in December 1970, the Brown Cor- and 4.7 percent, respectively. Last year, at the peak of
poration raised University tuition for the fifth year in the crisis, the University held the increase in tuition to
a row. Students were outraged. A Dec. 14 editorial in an unusually low 2.9 percent.
the Herald titled “Price of Shit on the Rise” lamented Rising tuition presents a critical problem for Brown
that no students were consulted before the raise was and for academia in general, but we must give the Uni-
approved and urged the University to replace all top versity credit for keeping increases to a minimum even
business managers. “The cost of a year at Brown just in these hard economic times. Moreover, the University
broke $4,000,” the editors wrote, “where it will remain has compensated for the raise at least a bit by expanding
until next year, when we are sure the Herald will reprint the undergraduate financial aid budget by 6.5 percent.
this editorial with a new, higher number.” We also have to give the Corporation credit for au-
They were right about that last part. Tuition has been thorizing University growth in a number of areas that
growing faster than inflation since the 1970s. This past will help Brown remain competitive. Members approved
weekend, the Corporation took that trend a step further, a salary increase for faculty and staff — a smart move
raising tuition by 4.5 percent to a whopping $51,360. after Brown offered a smaller increase than most peer
For the sake of tradition, we briefly contemplated institutions in 2008 and froze salaries entirely in 2009.
reprinting the 1970 editorial with the new, higher num- Members also approved construction of the new fit-
t h e b r o w n d a i ly h e r a l d ber. But unlike the editorial page board 40 years ago, we ness and aquatics center and the renovation of the medi-
Editor-in-Chief Managing Editor Deputy Managing Editors Senior Editors understand the Corporation’s decision. In fact, we think cal education building in the Jewelry District. This kind of
George Miller Chaz Kelsh Sophia Li Ellen Cushing the University took proper actions to balance the budget expansion is important if the University wishes to attract
Seth Motel
Emmy Liss
Joanna Wohlmuth
during a time of financial crisis. the most distinguished faculty and the brightest students.
Business
The Corporation met this weekend with the daunt- Though some may be wary of new construction projects
editorial General Managers Office Manager ing task of plugging a projected $30 million budget gap. that come alongside a rise in tuition, administrators have
Anne Speyer Arts & Culture Editor Claire Kiely Shawn Reilly
Suzannah Weiss Arts & Culture Editor Its options were limited — balancing a budget usually said that much of the funding for these buildings comes
Katie Koh
Brian Mastroianni Features Editor comes down to either raising fees or cutting spending, from private donors. The University should take extra
Directors
Hannah Moser Features Editor
Kelly Wess Sales both of which are problematic. But with a $740 million measures to make clear that these projects — which are
Brigitta Greene Metro Editor
Matthew Burrows Finance
Ben Schreckinger Metro Editor loss in the endowment, something had to be done, and good but not absolutely necessary — are not driving
Margaret Watson Client Relations
Sydney Ember News Editor
Christiana Stephenson Alumni Relations we’re relieved to see that the Corporation took a sensible tuition increases.
Nicole Friedman News Editor
Dan Alexander Sports Editor Managers
approach to balancing the books. We’re sorry to say that next year The Herald will
Andrew Braca Asst. Sports Editor Arjun Vaidya Local Sales The $14 million in cuts recommended by the Organi- probably run another editorial lamenting a new, higher
Han Cui Asst. Sports Editor Marco deLeon National Sales zational Review Committee and approved by the Corpora- number for student tuition. This year, at least, it was a
Graphics & Photos Aditi Bhatia University Sales
Stephen Lichenstein Graphics Editor Jared Davis University Sales tion will by and large not harm the student experience. necessary evil.
Alex Yuly Graphics Editor Trenten Nelson-Rivers Recruiter Sales And while $51,360 is a shocking number, the 4.5 percent
Nick Sinnott-Armstrong Photo Editor Alexander Carrere Special Projects
Max Monn Asst. Photo Editor Kathy Bui Staff
tuition increase is in line with those of previous years.
Jonathan Bateman Sports Photo Editor In 2008-2009, tuition increased 3.9 percent. In the two Editorials are written by The Herald’s editorial page board.
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Melissa Shube Board member An article in Tuesday’s Herald (“Minds meet at Ivy Council Summit,” March 2) gave an incorrect title for Harris
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Li ’11. In fact, Li is the president of the Ivy Council.
Marshall Katheder Editor-in-Chief

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Wednesday, March 3, 2010 | Page 7

No physicists need apply


anonymously and to make the necessary judg- on the natural sciences. meant for students who studied language,
ments. A representative of Brown’s Phi Beta Kappa philosophy, religion, history and mathematics,
Tyler Compare this to other schools, like Yale has assured me that this has not resulted in Brown’s chapter is justified in maintaining this
Rosenbaum and Cornell, which award Phi Beta Kappa to diminished representation of natural sciences exclusionary requirement.
those students with the highest number of A concentrators in inductees’ ranks. In fact, 25 However, there are honor societies spe-
Opinions Columnist
grades, which essentially makes a student’s percent of those who won election to the latest cifically for humanities and social science
GPA and Phi Beta Kappa membership (not to class were natural sciences concentrators. disciplines as well. Moreover, the national
Phi Beta Kappa is a prestigious collegiate mention Latin honors) duplicative. Regardless, the fact that some natural sci- organization clearly has moved beyond these
honor society. In fact, it’s the oldest one in However, there is one requirement peculiar ences concentrators can get through that re- initial subjects, saying that it seeks to “advance
the country. According to its Web site, Phi to Brown’s chapter that stood out to me as quirement does not erase the double standard. these studies — the humanities, the social
Beta Kappa “celebrates and advocates ex- being out of place. It reads, “Two-fifths of (a By the express terms of the rule, a student who sciences and the natural sciences — in higher
cellence in the liberal arts and sciences.” Its student’s) courses must have been taken in has taken every single class in the English, education.”
chapters invite America’s “most outstanding No special place is given to those disciplines
arts and sciences students.” that existed at the organization’s founding.
Coupled with this search for excellence Indeed, some humanities and social sciences
is the organization’s desire that its induct- Brown’s Phi Beta Kappa should emphatically that obviously did not exist in the 1700s remain
ees demonstrate “a broad range of academic privileged by Brown’s chapter — Gender and
interests.” At a college like Brown, with its not be in the business of privileging certain Sexuality Studies comes to mind.
commitment to academic experimentation, Brown’s chapter undoubtedly has the
perhaps that last requirement seems all the
disciplines over others. authority to set its own procedures and re-
more fitting. quirements for election. As I said above, its
However, generally subjective concepts peer review based on a holistic review of a
like academic and intellectual diversity are candidate’s transcript, and not solely his or
exceedingly difficult to quantify. Determin- the arts, humanities, social sciences and/or economics or mathematics departments will be her GPA, is laudable and represents the best
ing whether a candidate meets these goals pure mathematics.” considered by the election committee, while a aspects of Brown’s academic tradition.
should be a holistic endeavor, one that nec- In other words, two-fifths of a student’s student who has been similarly single-minded This is why the blanket disqualification of
essarily involves deliberative judgment, not courses must not be in the natural sciences. with chemistry or physics will not be. certain natural sciences concentrators, but not
automatic calculations that could be done by What this means in practice is that students I was eligible for election, having taken 75 those in humanities or social sciences, is so jar-
a computer. whose course loads fall below this requirement percent of my classes in the social sciences and ring and disconcerting. It is an unnecessarily
This is why the Brown Phi Beta Kappa will not even have their transcripts considered none in the natural sciences. I know someone one-sided exception carved out of the holistic
chapter’s election procedures are so remark- by the election committee. who took classes in all three broad categories, review that otherwise determines a candidate’s
able. The members who were elected in their While I do not it objectionable that a stu- but slightly more than 60 percent in the natural admission. However minute the actual effect
junior year then act as electors for members dent should take no more than 60 percent of sciences, and was therefore not eligible. This upon students, Brown’s Phi Beta Kappa should
of their class in their senior year, and of the his or her classes in one general domain to is unfair. emphatically not be in the business of privileg-
juniors. The electors are given candidates’ win membership in a society valuing broad The Phi Beta Kappa representative told me ing certain disciplines over others.
transcripts with identifying marks removed. academic exposure, I do find it perplexing and that because other honor societies exist for
The student electors then have the opportunity arbitrarily unfair that Brown’s requirement the natural sciences, and because when the Tyler Rosenbaum ’11 is glad that Phi
to review prospective members’ full transcripts imposes this automatic disqualification solely society was founded in 1776, it was originally Beta Kappa elections are anonymous.

Not a people’s Senate


pressures on college students, observing that However, Lowrey notes that voters cannot be remind readers that the Senate is not naturally
“the Senate seems to be making a habit out of assured that their senators will represent any democratic — it is built to represent states
William
unfriendliness to higher education.” of their identifying characteristics besides and their regional interests, not people and
Tomasko Both policy problems reveal the Senate’s geography. their specific needs.
dysfunction: it takes an arbitrarily large su- She imagines hypothetical Senates in People should be able to make senators
Opinions Columnist
permajority of 60 senators to move to vote which different demographic groups, not fear for their re-election prospects if they are
on a bill, and that procedural quirk has different state populations, elect members. not responsive to groups’ needs, such as help
Recently, The Herald’s editorials have been contributed to the delay in passing SAFRA. If senators were elected by specific income paying for tuition. Unfortunately, senators can
— appropriately — frustrated with the Unit- However, these two issues also highlight a brackets, she explains, just five senators would be more interested in sending earmarks to
ed States Senate. more fundamental flaw: The Senate is not represent Americans earning over $100,000 their states than they are focused on securing
In the editorial “Senate slowpokes,” (Feb. built to represent young people, or even any a year. Thirty-four would be accountable to aid for people in need.
5), the Senate is criticized for failing to act people at all. middle-class voters with between $30,000 and It’s always valuable to try to hold sena-
on the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Around the same time these editorials $80,000 in income. The constituents of these tors accountable by being sure to vote, con-
Act that the House passed last September. were published, I noticed an opinion piece 34 Senators would benefit from SAFRA’s new tacting their offices and contributing to the
Three days later, another editorial, “Making in the Washington Post that drew my atten- tuition assistance, and they could pressure campaigns of senators who appreciate our
us sick” (Feb. 8), condemned a feature in the particular interests.
Senate’s health care reform plan that would However, it’s also crucial to understand
increase the costs of university-provided that the Senate is designed to frustrate
health insurance.
SAFRA, currently stalled in the Senate,
These two issues also highlight a more popular interests, giving our actions limited
potential. Even though its members are
would have the Department of Education fundamental flaw: the Senate is not built to now elected directly, the chamber is built
directly conduct all student loans, eliminating to protect states, not enact the will of the
the role private banks play as intermediaries. represent young people, or even any people at all. people. If it were a democratic body, then
The measure would save $87 billion in ten each Wyoming resident wouldn’t have 70
years, and the savings would go to funding times more Senate representation than each
Pell Grants and reducing federal student- California resident.
lending interest rates. Since tuition costs tion to the problem of representation. The their members to pass the bill. America’s government, especially its Sen-
are rapidly rising across the country, SAFRA writer, Annie Lowrey, explains that Senators If different age groups were represented, ate, is built to resist change, even when the
seems like a badly needed, common-sense who (seemingly cynically) directed federal 13 senators would be devoted to the needs change is popular. The Senate can be funda-
policy. funds to their states in exchange for voting of 18- to 24-year-olds . Surely, many of those mentally, naturally frustrating to those who
Another Senate-related grudge involves for health care reform were merely following 13 would aggressively support SAFRA and want more policies enacted to help people
a part of the health care bill. The offending their institutional obligation. These Senators oppose changing the status of student health across the country rather than more earmarks
provision would alter the regulatory defini- were dutifully serving the interests of their plans because of how those measures would to benefit particular regions.
tion of student health insurance plans. The states because, well, they were elected by affect their voters.
change could force universities to sell these states. Of course, all of these scenarios are wildly William Tomasko ’13 might just be
plans to people who are not college students, Our senators have gotten pretty good at implausible and may not be ideal. Particu- bitter because he’s from Washington,
which, as the editorial explains, would make representing their states. Americans can be lar demographic groups do not have wholly D.C., and doesn’t get any senators.
the plans more expensive for students. assured that two senators and one House unified interests, and Lowrey did not write
He can be reached at william_
The editorial laments how apparently in- member will always represent their local in- the column to demand that the imagined
tomasko@brown.edu.
sensitive the Senate has been to the financial terests (unless they happen to live in D.C.). scenarios be enacted. Rather, she wrote to
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t h e n e w s i n i m ag e s comics
Dot Comic | Eshan Mitra and Brendan Hainline

3 Cabernet Voltaire | Abe Pressman

c a l e n da r
Today, March 3 tomorrow, march 4

4:00 P.M. — Power Session: Network- 4:00 P.M. — Michael Rees, Visiting
ing, Interviewing, Resumes and Cover Artist, List Art 120
Letters, Career Development Center
6:00 P.M. — Ronald W. Zweig - “The
8:00 P.M. — Science Center Opening, Palestinian Refugee Issue in Israel-
Sciences Library American Relations, to 1967,” Watson
Institute

Frutopia | Andy Kim


menu
Sharpe Refectory Verney-Woolley Dining Hall

Lunch — Beef Tacos, Vegetarian Lunch — Beef Tacos, Vegan


Tacos, Polynesian Cookies Burritos, Polynesian Cookies

Dinner — Plum Good Pork Chops, Dinner — Rotisserie Style Chicken,


Spinach Stuffed Squash, Quinoto, Spinach Quiche, Chocolate Sundae
Chocolate Sundae Cake Cake

crossword Hippomaniac | Mat Becker

Island Republic | Kevin Grubb

STW | Jintao Huang