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November 15, 2010 Issue 42

“It was one of those moments I knew would
be recorded forever.”
Broadcasters talk
alum draws — WOLF BLITZER the decade in news
In Pearl Memorial Lecture,
fans on Farm Blitzer and Bohrman examine ‘war
Carrie Kemper ‘06 on terror’coverage
says show draws on By ZOE LEAVITT for reflection.Blitzer,host of “The Sit-
common experiences SENIOR STAFF WRITER uation Room” on CNN, has served as
a CNN reporter for the past 20 years.
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and Bohrman has worked closely with
By MARGARET RAWSON CNN senior producer David Blitzer over the past 10 years as
DESK EDITOR Bohrman ‘76 spoke to Stanford stu- CNN’s senior vice president of pro-
dents and community members in the gramming. Looking back over the
When Greg Daniels and Paul fifth annual Daniel Pearl Memorial past decade, Blitzer offered his own
Lieberstein spoke at Stanford in Lecture in Dinkelspiel Auditorium on insights on causes and effects of polit-
2003 about their experience writing Sunday night. Entitled “The War on ical change.
for “The Simpsons” and “King of the Terror: From the Headlines to the Despite the profound change 9/11
Hill,” Carrie Kemper ‘06 was in the Back Pages,” the talk focused on the enacted on American society, Blitzer
audience. Things came full circle for progression in America’s focus from said, Americans cast their ballots
Kemper, now a staff writer for “The terrorism to the Iraq war to the econ- based on whatever issue most affect-
Office,” Friday afternoon when she omy over the past 10 years. ed them personally at the time of the
joined Daniels, executive producer Pulling examples from elections elections.
and developer of “The Office,” and and exit polls, Blitzer discussed the By the 2006 midterm elections,
Lieberstein, executive producer, ebb and flow of optimism and fear in CNN’s polls showed corruption re-
writer and cast member,on a panel to American politics. The speakers used placing the war and terrorism as vot-
discuss “Boy-Men at ‘The Office’ — video clips of CNN’s election cover- ers’ first concerns. But even corrup-
the Petty Comedy of the Dysfunc- age to illustrate the change in voters’ tion’s import lessened in the face of
tional Workplace,” hosted by the values following 9/11, which Blitzer the failing economy during the 2008
Program in American Studies. called “the most important story of election.
Scores of “Office” enthusiasts the new millennium.” “The country [was] getting so
filled a lecture hall in the geology “Following the 20th century, which caught up in their lives and in the
building Friday to hear Daniels, was the most horrific century in the economy,” Bohrman said, “but what
Lieberstein and Kemper talk about history of the world . . . I was con- was being given up was focus on the
their work, jumping between topics vinced that as we’re moving into a ‘war on terror’ and on war itself.”
from how characters develop on the new millennium, things [were] going Despite the somber subject, the
Emmy-award winning comedy series to be better,” Blitzer said. “Now we speakers focused on hopeful mo-
to the show’s future after Steve have the first 10 years to reflect, and ments as well, showing video clips of
Carell’s scheduled departure at the I’m not exactly sure things are a whole cheering voters on the night of the
BRYANT TAN/The Stanford Daily
end of the current season. lot better.” 2008 presidential election.
Kemper, an American Studies In the fifth annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture on Sunday, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, above, and senior pro- The personal experiences of the
major and editor in chief of The Stan- ducer David Bohrman ‘76 discussed the fading coverage of the ‘war on terror’ over the decade. speakers carried plenty of material Please see BLITZER, page 2
ford Chaparral while at Stanford,

commented on the success of “The
Office” as pulling from common life
experiences such as a tough economy.
“People are able to make fun of
Please see OFFICE, page 6


Big Game
By KABIR SAWHNEY watch the Sun Devils march down the field on (kicker Thomas Weber missed the extra point). terception at the ASU six-yard line, giving the
MANAGING EDITOR their next drive for a touchdown.A 39-yard run The fourth quarter started with a grim out- Sun Devils an opportunity to increase their
from running back Cameron Marshall got Ari- look for the Cardinal. After trading punts fol- lead.
With talk of a “letdown game” swirling zona State into the red zone, and an eight-yard lowing the Sun Devil touchdown, Stanford was However, the Cardinal defense came up

Week kicks
around it all week, the No. 6 Stanford football touchdown pass from quarterback Steven driving into Arizona State territory with its first with a stop, forcing Arizona State to punt from
team headed to Tempe on Saturday to take on Threet to wide receiver Kerry Taylor gave the drive of the fourth quarter. Redshirt sopho-
a dangerous Arizona State squad. Despite an Sun Devils their first lead of the game at 13-10 more quarterback Andrew Luck threw an in- Please see FOOTBALL, page 5
uncharacteristically weak day from the offense,

off today
the Cardinal managed to pull out a win, defeat-
ing the Sun Devils (4-6, 2-5 Pac-10) by a final
score of 17-13.
Stanford (9-1, 6-1) entered the game after a
big win over then-No.15 Arizona last weekend,
For 113th year, Farm and the magnitude of that game led some com-
mentators to predict that the Cardinal would
not come out against the Sun Devils in top
gears up against Cal form, leaving itself vulnerable to an upset.
Through the first half, an upset looked like a
distinct possibility, with neither team gaining
By LAURYN WILLIAMS any ground and both defenses holding strong.
The half ended in a 7-7 tie,after Stanford senior
Stanford’s 113th Big Game Week kicker Nate Whitaker missed a field goal with
will be celebrated with festivities begin- 16 seconds left.
ning on Monday and lasting until the The third quarter continued to see strong
annual rivalry game against UC-Berke- defensive play from both teams. After trading
ley on Saturday. punts to open the second half, Stanford finally
The first Big Game in 1892 resulted took a lead on a Whitaker field goal, only to
in a 14-10 victory for Stanford,and ever
since, the annual game has been the
cause of a week’s worth of entertain- FOOTBALL
ment. Big Game Week staple Gaieties,
this year entitled “The Last Temptation 11/13 at Arizona State W 17-13
of Cal,” will be performed in Memorial
Auditorium Wednesday through Fri-
day at 8 p.m. and will be accented by UP NEXT
many other events throughout the
week. CAL (5-5, 3-4 Pac-10)
The Axe Committee will begin a 11/20 Berkeley, Calif.
113-hour countdown leading up to the 12:30 P.M.
game on Monday at 7 p.m.and will hang
the “Beat Cal” banner from Meyer Li- COVERAGE:
brary as well, according to committee TV FSN/Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
chairman Jake Smith ‘12. RADIO KZSU 90.1 FM (
The marquee event of Big Game
Week 2010 is the DJ competition and GAME NOTES: The Cardinal will travel across the Bay for
Steve Aoki and Kid Sister concert on the 113th Big Game Saturday. Cal held No. 1 Oregon
Tuesday at 8 the Arrillaga Alum- to only a 15-13 loss this weekend and has won every
ni Center. Aoki graduated from UC- other home game this season; however, Stanford looks
Santa Barbara and has established his Courtesy of Scott Stuk, The State Press
to dominate on Saturday, led by redshirt sophomore
quarterback Andrew Luck. Stanford senior wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) carries the ball for Stanford against ASU. The Cardinal narrowly edged past the Sun Devils to keep
Please see WEEK, page 2 its hopes of a BCS berth alive. Arizona State, with a 4-6 overall record, was officially eliminated from bowl eligibility following Saturday’s game.

Index Opinions/3 • Sports/4 • Classifieds/6 Recycle Me
2 ! Monday, November 15, 2010 The Stanford Daily


John Tinker,1958-2010
After a protracted struggle with cancer, John
Tinker, a long-time lecturer in Stanford’s Pro-
gram in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), died on
Nov. 4 at his home in San Francisco at the age of
A special kind of pathos fills the heart when
somebody as involved with writing as John Tinker
was dies. Moments like these remind us that, al-
though many of us spend our lives in the midst of
language, no words can ever fill the hole an indi-
vidual leaves when they pass away. However, as
those who knew John and took classes with him
or worked with him as a col-
league privately sort through
and ponder over their reminis-
cences of their departed teacher
and friend, it is important to
record for the collective memory
how much John Tinker gave to
FRANCISCA GILMORE/The Stanford Daily Stanford and to the culture of
Former Sen. Sam Nunn, center, discusses nuclear nonproliferation on Friday. Joining him were Henry Kissinger, left, William Perry, right, and George Shultz, not pictured. writing and scholarship here of
which we are all parts. Tinker
John graduated with a bache-
SPEAKERS & EVENTS lor of arts and highest honors in 1990 from UC-
Berkeley. His doctoral dissertation, filed through

‘Gang of Four’ advocates for nonproliferation the Stanford English department in 1996, was on
“William Beckford: The First English Homosex-
ual,” with Terry Castle as his dissertation advisor
and John Bender and Bliss Carnochan as readers.
He maintained his interest in the beginnings of
By DEVIN BANERJEE the 1993 START II treaty between the two only from the Indians but also from the Unit- Asked what Stanford students can do to gay culture and the relation between style and
SENIOR STAFF WRITER nations. If ratified, New Start would limit the ed States,” Perry said. He would not recom- promote nuclear nonproliferation, Perry re- subculture in later years, teaching, for example,
nations’ nuclear weapons stockpiles to nearly mend a U.S. military operation in Pakistan to turned to the current legislative prospects: courses on the Gothic novel and writing articles
Four former statesmen — Henry two-thirds of their current sizes. secure the weapons, he said. New Start and the Comprehensive Test Ban such as “William Beckford” (2000) and “Vagrant
Kissinger, Sam Nunn, George Shultz and In Japan on Sunday, Obama told “But we should do what we can to prevent Treaty. The latter was signed by the U.S. in Sympathies: From Stylistic Analysis to a Peda-
William Perry ‘49 M.S. ‘50 — addressed an Medvedev the U.S. administration is commit- a nuclear exchange in the Asian subconti- 1996, but its ratification is stalled in the Sen- gogy of Style” (2003).
audience of Stanford students on Friday on ted to ratifying the treaty during the lame-duck nent,” Kissinger added. “This is not some- ate. At the same time as he kept working on
the prospects and challenges of global nu- session of Congress that begins this week. thing we will observe quietly.” “If they fail to be ratified, it will be be- “style,” gay culture and the novel, John Tinker
clear nonproliferation. The gathering cause the American public doesn’t under- broadened his interests into other scholarly
marked the fourth conference held at Stan- stand them,” said Perry, who suggested that areas as well. He joined PWR (or Writing and
ford by the four men, who have come to be
known in their advocacy as the “Gang of “We should do what we can to prevent a nuclear students show “Nuclear Tipping Point,” the
documentary, to their friends to spread
Critical Thinking, as it was then called) in 1997.
John was the person who developed PWR’s now
long-standing partnership with the Cantor Arts
Four.” awareness of the threat posed by nuclear
After a screening of “Nuclear Tipping
Point,” a documentary produced by the
exchange in the Asian subcontinent.” weapons.
Shultz led the organization of three previ-
Center. He was a co-founder of the Hume Writ-
ing Center and emerged as a crucial figure in the
Washington, D.C.-based Nuclear Security ous conferences at Stanford on the men’s evolution of the Writing Center here at Stan-
Project detailing the men’s efforts, the panel,
— HENRY KISSINGER cause.The first was held at the Hoover Insti- ford, serving as its assistant director between
moderated by Phil Taubman ‘70, took ques- tution in October 2006 on the 20th anniver- 2004 and 2007 and producing scholarship on the
tions from the audience. Asked what actions, if any, the U.S. should Shultz said the U.S. should engage India sary of the summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, be- Center’s activities, such as “Generating New
Asked what must be done in the U.S. to take regarding the security of Pakistan’s nu- and Pakistan diplomatically and “regional- tween Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev. Cultures of Writing: Collaborations between the
begin a process toward nuclear nonprolifera- clear arsenal — a common concern in the ize” the answers. “Fortunately, India is less (As Secretary of State, Shultz sat next to Stanford Writing Center and High School Writ-
tion and disarmament, Perry said, “The first field of national security due to declared at- and less preoccupied with Pakistan and more Reagan there.) The following two meetings ing Centers” (2006).
thing that needs to be done is the United tempts by terrorist networks to obtain nu- aware of its global role,” he said. were held in October 2007 and September Indeed, he was a significant figure in the writ-
States needs to ratify the New Start treaty.” clear material — each of the four men had an Nunn said the U.S. should share with 2009. ing-center world more generally, and he served
New Start was signed by President Obama answer. India and Pakistan lessons learned between for a number of years as a regional representa-
and Russian President Medvedev in April as “They have their nuclear weapons very the U.S. and Soviet Union during the Cold Contact Devin Banerjee at devin11@stanford. tive of the International Writing Centers Associ-
a follow-up to the 1991 START I treaty and well hidden and secured, to protect them not War. edu. ation and as president of the Northern Califor-
nia Writing Centers Association. Even as John
was battling with a fatal disease, he remained an

bank. A bone marrow typing drive NEWS BRIEFS active and uplifting presence in the worlds he
cared about. His last public presentation was
sponsored by Lambda Phi Epsilon will
also take place on Tuesday and “Invention and Eloquence: Rhetoric in the Mu-
seum,” a videotaped presentation delivered at a
Continued from front page Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in
White Plaza. Hospital names ronmental impact report for the entire project
went before the city council in May and has been conference in New Orleans in 2008.Subsequent-
ly, he remained for many at Stanford — students
Stanford student organizations face the basis of some concern in Palo Alto over the
own record company, Dim Mak, along
with a clothing line.Aoki’s fellow head-
off in the name of school rivalry as well.
Big Sing pits Stanford a capella groups
new CEO traffic impacts of the project.
Board chair Mariann Byerwalter lauded
and faculty alike — the real-life personification
of a subtle, modest, personal eloquence and in-
liner,Kid Sister,is a female rapper from against groups from Cal and will take Rubin in a statement as an “outstanding execu- vention in the face of direly adverse circum-
Chicago. By THE DAILY NEWS STAFF tive to lead Stanford Hospital at this transforma- stances.
place Tuesday at 8 155 Dwinelle
“Steve Aoki is a popular party DJ,” Hall on the Berkeley campus.The staff tive time in our history.” John Tinker will never be replaced. His loss is
said Kevin Chow ‘13, the publicity di- Amir Dan Rubin is set to become president and Rubin, a Los Angeles native, graduated from irrecoverable. But the Program in Writing and
of The Daily is set to battle the staff of
rector of the Stanford Concert Net- chief executive of Stanford Hospital & Clinics on UC-Berkeley and holds two master’s degrees Rhetoric will do its level best to make sure he is al-
The Daily Californian in a flag football
work (SCN), which is putting on the Jan. 3, the hospital board of directors announced on from the University of Michigan. He joined the ways remembered here with the admiration and af-
showdown, Ink Bowl, at the UC-
event.“He is known for having exciting Friday. UCLA Health System in 2005 and has been in- fection he rightly inspired.There will be a plaque in
Berkeley campus on the day of Big
shows where he crowd-surfs and sprays Rubin, the chief operating officer of the volved in four hospital projects, including the the Hume Writing Center to mark his contribu-
beverages on the audience.” UCLA Health System in Los Angeles, succeeds $1.5 billion UCLA medical center, Silicon Val- tions in a permanent and (appropriately) written
Fan Central events for the freshman
SCN contacted Aoki’s agent, who Martha Marsh, who announced in February she ley/San Jose Business Journal reported. form. But the liveliest and happiest tribute John
and junior classes are scheduled to take
informed them Aoki was on a college would retire after eight years as Stanford Hospi- “Stanford has the ability to change the face of could have conceived of will be the presence in the
place on Wednesday at 12 White
tour and would be available to perform tals CEO. health care,” Rubin said in a statement.“To be part Hume Writing Center of classes of Stanford under-
Plaza.The sophomore and senior class-
at Stanford during Big Game Week He joins Stanford in the midst of a multi-bil- of an organization that can have such a broad im- graduates raising their essays to a new level of
es are scheduled to gather for Fan Cen-
along with Kid Sister. The SCN core lion dollar hospital expansion project, which is pact on humanity is unique and truly inspiring.” power and generally getting a kick out of writing.
tral on Thursday at the same time and
came up with the idea of adding a cam- still in the approval process at Palo Alto City
pus-wide guest DJ contest. Hall. Stanford expects approval of a new $2 bil- — Nicholas Jenkins, Department of
The Big Game rally will occur on — Elizabeth Titus
“Originally we wanted to do a live lion inpatient facility by the city in 2011; an envi- English, faculty director of PWR
Thursday night at 10 p.m. in Old
DJ competition, but the idea was last Union courtyard and will bring the
minute, and we made a Web page in- football players out for recognition by

stead,”Chow said. their peers, Smith said. This, aside form in order to be re-elected. Pearl, who graduated from Stan- tinues to represent after his death,”
For the competition, six DJs up- from the last showing of Gaieties on “Over years, over decades, the ford in 1985, was kidnapped and mur- said Pearl’s father, Judea, in an intro-
loaded their mixes to the concert web- Friday night at 8 p.m., will close the economy is always the bread-and- dered in Pakistan in 2002 while inves- duction to the talk.
site and allowed students to select their week’s events and prepare the stu- Continued from front page butter issue that voters are most con- tigating the link between shoe “By honoring Danny, we honor
favorite one. The DJs garnered suffi- dent body for the main event at Cali- cerned about,” Blitzer said. bomber Richard Reid and Al Qaeda. the whole community of journalists
cient buzz, and as of Friday had re- fornia Memorial Stadium on Satur- “All these big companies are doing Following his death, Pearl’s family and media pioneers who dedicate
ceived more than 1,000 votes and 4,500 day at 12:30 p.m. “It was a national moment, and it well, relatively speaking, but they’re founded the Daniel Pearl Founda- their talents to helping us see the
plays of the six mixes, Chow said. The According to ASSU Senate Chair was a rare global moment of unity not hiring,” Blitzer said in response to tion, which sponsors programs on world through prism of truth and un-
winner will be announced during the Michael Cruz ‘12, the ASSU and Axe that was pretty exciting,” Bohrman an audience member’s question, de- journalism, Judaism, music and peace derstanding,” he said.
show on Tuesday,he said. Committee will cosponsor highly sub- said. scribing the “new normal” that hin- across the country. University Presi- The fifth annual Daniel Pearl
Also on Tuesday is the “Rivals for sidized bus tickets to Memorial Stadi- “It was one of those moments I ders America’s economic growth. dent Hennessy sits on the honorary Memorial Lecture was sponsored by
Life” blood drive, themed “There Will um. The Senate is also planning a knew would be recorded forever,” Though Bohrman and Blitzer did board of the foundation, along with Hillel, the Office for Religious Life,
Be Blood.” It will take place from 11 viewing party for students who will Blitzer said. not speak much on journalism, the Bill Clinton, Eli Wiesel and others. the Office of the President,the Daniel
a.m. to 7 p.m. at Arrillaga Sports Cen- not secure nine Red Zone Points be- While the pair cautioned against reason for the talk, an annual remem- “While Daniel’s story makes us Pearl Foundation and the ASSU
ter. Both the Stanford and Cal blood fore the game. taking the recent midterm elections brance of Daniel Pearl, remained in afraid because of the horrors of our Speakers Bureau.
banks will host a competition to deter- as strong indicators for the 2012 pres- audience members’ minds in the form time, it also forbids us from fear be-
mine which school can donate the most Contact Lauryn Williams at lauryndw idential race, they said President of a large photograph of Pearl pro- cause of what Danny represented Contact Zoe Leavitt at zleavitt@stan-
blood to the UC-San Francisco blood Obama may need to enact further re- jected on the wall behind the stage. when he was alive and what he con-
The Stanford Daily Monday, November 15, 2010 ! 3

EDITORIAL The Stanford Daily
Established 1892 AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER Incorporated 1973

Let’s beat the Bears
Board of Directors Managing Editors Tonight’s Desk Editors

Elizabeth Titus Jacob Jaffe Wyndam Makowsky Ellen Huet
President and Editor in Chief Deputy Editor Columns Editor News Editor
Mary Liz McCurdy Ellen Huet Stephanie Weber Margaret Rawson
Chief Operating Officer Managing Editor of News Head Copy Editor Sports Editor

his weekend almost wreaked havoc an at-large bid. Claire Slattery Kabir Sawhney Merissa Ren
Anastasia Yee
on the infamous Bowl Champi- It is in this context that our beloved Vice President of Advertising Managing Editor of Sports Photo Editor
Head Graphics Editor
onship Series. When No. 2 Auburn Stanford Cardinal (9-1, No. 6 BCS) comes Theodore L. Glasser Chelsea Ma Stephanie Weber
and No. 3 TCU came from two touchdowns into its final two games of the season Managing Editor of Features Giancarlo Daniele Copy Editor
Michael Londgren Web Projects Editor
behind to earn hard-fought victories and against Cal and Oregon State. With only Marisa Landicho
No. 1 Oregon squeaked by with a two-point one loss on the road to the nation’s top- Bob Michitarian
Managing Editor of Intermission Jane LePham, Devin Banerjee
win after Cal missed a short fourth-quarter ranked team, the Cardinal, who several Jane LePham Vivian Wong Staff Development
field goal, the powers of college football ESPN pundits called the best one-loss Shelley Gao Managing Editor of Photography Business Staff
breathed a sigh of relief.If those three teams team in the country, has earned the right to Zachary Warma Begüm Erdogan, Marie Feng
had gone down, the projected national play in a marquee bowl game. If a couple of Editorial Board Chair Sales Managers
championship game would likely have been bounces had fallen differently for the top
undefeated Boise State against . . . three teams on Saturday, the Cardinal Contacting The Daily: Section editors can be reached at (650) 721-5815 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. The Advertising Department can be reached at (650) 721-5803, and the
whichever one-loss team the voters and would have been in a position to argue it Classified Advertising Department can be reached at (650) 721-5801 during normal business hours. Send letters to the editor to, op-eds to
computers happened to like best. deserved a shot to play for the title. In- and photos or videos to Op-eds are capped at 700 words and letters are capped at 500 words.
In the end,the chance to play for the title stead, Stanford is left hoping that a set of
will be decided off the field by a system that archaic rules and biased voters don’t rele-
has astounded us with its capriciousness. gate it to the Alamo Bowl.
Consider that over the last four weeks, Of course, the Cardinal must win its C ARDINAL S INS
Boise State has fallen from No. 3 to No. 4 final two games against a tough Oregon
while winning four blowouts by a com- State team and this Saturday in Berkeley
bined 150 points. And how exactly are we
so sure Oregon deserves to be ahead of a
Bronco team that throttled the Ducks last
against a Cal squad coming off a near-
upset of Oregon. And we as a university
must be there to support them. Yes, the
The Problem of David Spencer
year and returned all but one starter?
Why so much confusion? Because the
system that determines the winners and los-
games are over Thanksgiving break, and
there might be some high expectations of
Red Zone points for Big Game, but every-
Four Loko
ers in college football is just a glorified one who can go to these games must do so.

guessing game. That’s why we’ve had a This has been one of the best seasons of our Loko is the alcohol craze that’s Four Loko and similar alcoholic energy don’t have the necessary skills to deal with
shared national championship and an unde- Stanford football in memory, and if the en- sweeping the nation. At 12 percent drinks. Others, like the University of Rhode these substances.
feated team (Utah in the 2009 Sugar Bowl) thusiasm of our fans is one metric that will ABV, one 24-ounce Four Loko is a Island and Ramapo College (NJ), have That implication itself shows a need for ed-
destroying the No. 4 team in a bowl game affect the team’s chances to play in the powerful drink, the equivalent of about four banned the drink altogether. Ramapo had 17 ucation. Stanford students will most likely
without getting a chance to play for it all. right bowl, it would be a shame if we con- or five normal beer cans. With caffeine, tau- students and 6 visitors hospitalized because graduate into a world where alcoholic energy
That’s why we have utterly inane conversa- strained their success. The weak fan sup- rine, guarana and a massive amount of sugar, of Four Loko before it took steps toward re- drinks are legal or available.We should know
Four Loko has some unpredictable effects moving it from campus. At the moment, it how to drink them or at least know why we
tions about style points (e.g.,praising coach- port in our biggest home win against Ari- along with its sheer alcoholic power. Also, at seems likely that Four Loko bans will spread should abstain from them.
es for running up the score mercilessly on zona earned us the derision of the sports $2.50 a can, it’s very attractive to college stu- across collegiate America. Stanford has not been affected by the Four
inferior opponents) and speculate about world. This weekend is Cal — don’t let it dents and easy to consume in large quanti- The knee-jerk reaction to substances one Loko craze so strongly. However, the popu-
BCS bowl games looking for teams that happen again. Let’s show up, let’s be loud ties. judges dangerous is to ban them. However, lar, sugary drink will probably breach the
“travel well” when deciding who deserves and let’s beat the Bears. It is said that the combination of alcohol this is an incomplete solution. Especially at Stanford bubble soon enough. Stanford
and caffeine, along with sugar that masks the universities, which serve, if not to prepare should not succumb to the knee-jerk urge to
taste of alcohol, makes drinkers less aware of students for the realities of adult life, at least ban it. Rather, Stanford should react know-
Unsigned editorials in the space above represent the views of the editorial board of The Stanford Daily and do their own inebriation and therefore more to equip them to use adult freedom to its best ing that, armed with the proper information,
not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Daily staff. The editorial board consists of seven Stanford students likely to attempt to drive or make other reck- ends, banning substances that students will its students can learn to use Four Loko in a
led by a chairman and uninvolved in other sections of the paper. Any signed columns in the editorial space less decisions. Mixing alcohol, a depressant, face in later life is a poor answer to problems safe way.
represent the views of their authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the entire editorial board. To with caffeine, a stimulant, has been linked to like the Four Loko problem. The answer for The University should never take it upon
contact the editorial board chair, e-mail To submit an op-ed, limited to 700
words, e-mail To submit a letter to the editor, limited to 500 words, e-mail
excessive consumption and alcohol poison- universities like Stanford is, fittingly enough, itself to deny us any of the privileges of an All are published at the discretion of the editor. ing,irresponsible behavior and drunk driving. education. adult in the United States. It should not be a
The effects of Four Loko aren’t well known, Stanford is known for having an alcohol parental figure in the lives of its students.
but the drink has been slowly accumulating a policy that, uniquely and rightly, treats its stu- Stanford’s administration should only inter-
reputation for the hijinks it causes,as the web- dents like responsible adults. That treatment est itself with ensuring that all students have
T HE T RANSITIVE P ROPERTY site Four Loko Stories can attest.
As its popularity has increased, Four Loko
should extend to the issue of Four Loko.
Much like it doesn’t ban books, Stanford
the tools to safeguard their own well being.
Stanford students themselves should be en-
has been blamed for a growing number of un- shouldn’t hastily ban Four Loko. Stanford trusted with the decision of whether or not
pleasant incidents on college campuses. Es- teaches students to understand the value of they wish to consume Four Loko and similar
Remembering Our Dead pecially in the last few months, there has
been an incredibly strong reaction to the
growing popularity of the drink. Numerous
books with hateful and dangerous rhetoric,
and, just the same, Stanford should equip stu-
dents with the skills to enjoy beverages like
substances. The University’s mission should
be to arm them with the necessary knowl-
edge to decide and act as informed people.
universities, among them Brandeis, North- Four Loko (if they want to), which can be

his Friday marks the 12th annual In- eastern and Boston Universities, have dangerous, in a responsible manner. Banning Should the University ban Four Loko? Voice
ternational Transgender Day of Re- warned their students about the dangers of drinks like Four Loko implies that students your concern at
membrance. On this day, people from
across the world gather and remember all Cristopher
those transgender people who have been
killed this year due to hate and prejudice.
According to the official International O P-E D
Transgender Day of Remembrance website,
the official count during the year of 2009
was 98 murders — however, the actual
number is much higher than that, simply be-
cause many murders are not reported. into those little checkboxes marked “male”
Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Does Not End
This time of the year is always difficult
for me. The first TDoR vigil I attended was
during my sophomore year, in 2008. I re-
and “female.” I remember back as a sopho-
more, at that vigil, I felt helpless, that there
was nothing I could do to stop these mur-
Military Discrimination
member it clearly — we were still reeling ders. In retrospect, I suppose it was this mo- orty years after Stanford University’s an indifference to DADT, even as they co-opt criteria, will violate Stanford’s commitment to
from the passing of Prop 8. It was well past ment in my life, as this scared little 19-year- phase-out of the Reserve Officers’ its language,they also betray barely concealed “prohibit discrimination, including harass-
sunset, and we gathered in the sculpture old, that motivated me to write this column. Training Corps (ROTC), based on mass contempt for proponents of its repeal. ment,against students on the basis of sex,race,
garden by Roble. We stood in a circle and As I grew older, I realized that if some cos- protest, punitive clauses in student contracts Dr. David Kennedy states: “The premise age, color, disability, religion, sexual orienta-
passed around a list of the transgender peo- mic force is keeping me alive, then I’m not and concerns about the academic compatibil- that underlies our bringing this question to the tion, gender identity, national and ethnic ori-
ple who had been killed that year. One by going to waste a moment. People like Bran- ity of its courses, a Stanford University Facul- Senate is the assumption that the ‘Don’t Ask, gin” (Statement of Non-Discrimination Poli-
one, we read each name, their date of death don Teena, Gwen Araujo, Rita Hester and ty Senate ad hoc committee is investigating Don’t Tell Policy’,which has been a serious im- cy).
and how they were murdered. countless others who have been forgotten the possibility of reintroducing ROTC to the pediment to reopening this discussion at all, Accordingly, Stanford Students for Queer
I was on the verge of coming out to my- can no longer speak for themselves, be- University, pursuant to the repeal of “Don’t will probably go away within the next year or Liberation holds the following position on
self then. And I was terrified. I remember cause they are no longer here. But I’m still Ask, Don’t Tell,” (DADT) the U.S. military two, and the field will be open to have a rea- ROTC:
how scared I was then, listening to name here. And I’m going to keep writing. I’m policy mandating the discharge of service sonable discussion.” (Italics added.) We oppose the reintroduction of ROTC at
after name, murder after murder. These going to keep talking. The only way any- members known (or discovered) to be homo- Does a “reasonable discussion” mean that Stanford for two reasons. First, we adamantly
were not just names. These were people one’s going to shut me up is if I’m dead. sexual. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Ap- a bunch of liberal, Bay Area intellectuals oppose any dialogue on this issue until DADT
who were just trying to live their lives, peo- (And I’m not planning that anytime soon, peals has ordered a stay on implementing won’t be so hung up on institutional discrimi- has been repealed at the federal level, as this
ple who deserved to be happy, who de- trust me.) DADT’s repeal, leaving the issue in legal nation in the military? Had the presenters any legislation is in direct opposition to Stanford’s
served to be loved, who deserved a good In 38 states, it is still legal to fire or not limbo. interest in human rights, they would realize non-discrimination policies and mission. Sec-
job, a decent education, a family — people hire an individual due to gender identity.The In reading the available information on that the repeal of DADT does not end recruit- ond, as an organization that supports a radical
like me. But they were dead, because some- Employment Non-Discrimination Act still DADT for Stanford University,the proposal’s ment discrimination against LGBT people. queer political framework, we oppose ROTC
one thought they didn’t deserve to live. does not include transgender rights. And sponsors apparently have little interest in the Transgender individuals are categorically ex- as a representation of militarism. The United
I admit I am lucky. I have lived within an every year, more and more trans people are outcome of DADT and provide no material cluded by outdated medical regulations.In ad- States military is an institution steeped in
hour of San Francisco all my life. I go to a getting killed for simply being who they are. link between the repeal of DADT and the re- dition to this kind of outmoded de jure dis- racism, sexism and other oppressive systems
school that accepts me, who knows me by It doesn’t have to be this way. There’s still so instatement of ROTC in the actual proposal. crimination, the military disproportionately in both its recruiting practices and everyday
my preferred name. I am able to write this much that needs to be done. As much as I From the outset, the implication that ROTC recruits the poor, people of color and recent functions, and thus we do not feel it in our in-
column. I have family and friends who love would like to, I can’t do all this alone. So I ask would be reinstated on the condition that immigrants — to say nothing of the endemic terests to support the ROTC program even
me. Who knows, if the circumstances you to use gender-neutral pronouns. Think DADT is repealed is patently false. gender discrimination highlighted in recent after the repeal of DADT.We hope that other
weren’t right, if I had lived someplace else, about the forms you have to fill out on a In fact, in the Senate minutes, Dr. Stephen high-profile abuse cases. social justice-oriented student groups will find
met the wrong people, found myself in one daily basis. If you are presented with those Krasner urges fellow Senate members to rein- In this regard, the “serious impediment” to common ground on this issue and similarly
bad night, one slip-up, one encounter with stress-inducing M/F checkboxes, don’t check state ROTC regardless of the fate of DADT: reinstating ROTC, that is that the military will work against the militarization of our campus.
someone a bit too ignorant or a bit too either, or if you see there is a third box that “If we go forward with this [ROTC], I would no longer practice discriminatory practices
drunk — I could have easily become one of states “decline to state” or “other,” check urge the committee to not make it hostage to which conflict with Stanford’s anti-discrimi- CHARLES LEDBETTER, graduate student,
those names read out loud by candlelight. that instead. Bring up this column in a con- what happens to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’”The nation policies, is false. Until the military suc- with contributions from
But I’m not. I’m still here. I’m still alive. versation today or this week. And when you link between DADT and ROTC at Stanford is cessfully addresses its endemic official and un- JANANI BALASUBRAMANIAN ‘12
And I know it’s weird to say this, but at talk about LGBT rights, don’t forget the last at best, artificial, and at worst, misleading. official forms of discrimination, then ROTC, Written on behalf of Stanford Students
times, I’m surprised that I’ve lasted this letter in the acronym. I remember a friend of Not only do Senate members demonstrate which is subject to the military’s recruitment for Queer Liberation
long. Why was I left here, when so many mine telling me that the “T” in “LGBT”
other people were taken away? It seemed stands for “terrific” — because hell, we are
so random. terrific people, and terrific people deserve to

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tween male and female, that men must act I’m excited as you about Stanford shanking SUBMIT PHOTOS OR VIDEOS.
this way, and women must act this way, and Cal this Saturday. However, I ask that you
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4 ! Monday, November 15, 2010 The Stanford Daily

On My Mind

Stanford women’s soccer is headed to the
round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament after tak-
ing down Sacramento State and Santa Clara in
11/14 vs. Santa Clara W 2-1 It doesn’t get
bigger than
two very different games over the weekend.
After more than 30 shots, Stanford was able
to break through for a goal against Sacramento
State in Friday’s tournament opener. Freshman UCLA
Big Game
Sidney Payne knocked in the winning score and
assisted on two later goals for the top-seeded
Cardinal, while classmate and goalkeeper Emily
11/19 Laird Q. Cagan Stadium
Oliver secured the 3-0 shutout.All of Stanford’s 7 P.M.

goals — Payne’s, along with two more from
freshman Taylor McCann and sophomore Nina
GAME NOTES: After defeating Sacramento State and Santa
ause for a second,Stanford
Clara this past weekend, the No. 1 Cardinal looks to take
Watkins — came from freshmen or players off fans, exhale and be glad
on UCLA in the round of 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
the bench. that the Card survived its
Stanford beat UCLA 2-0 earlier this season on October 10
Stanford (20-0-2) had more than its share of trip to the desert. Now get
and will have home-field advantage on Friday.
chances in the first half, when the Cardinal out- ready for Big Game.
shot the Hornets (9-10-1) by a margin of 19-2. Don’t think about how the Sun
But for every look that Stanford had, it either in the end, Stanford managed to defeat the Devils nearly put a wrench in Stan-
just missed the mark or was turned away by Hor- Broncos, 2-1, and secure its place in the next ford’s magical season anymore. Don’t
net keeper Savannah Abercrombie. round of the tournament. think about how the offensive line that
Stanford coach Paul Ratcliffe, who led Stan- Stanford started the game on the attack and I applauded so aggressively last week
ford over Sacramento State by a score of 7-0 in kept the pressure on, resulting in an early goal. was consistently beat at the point of at-
2007, had nothing but praise for the Hornets’ de- In the 19th minute, redshirt freshman Annie tack against Arizona State. Don’t even
fensive tenacity. Case drove down the left side before sending in consider Stanford’s shaky play in the
“I was very impressed with Sacramento a pinpoint cross to Marjani Hing-Glover. The red zone or Nate Whitaker’s missed
State; I think [head coach] Randy [Dedini] or- forward, who was in the starting lineup with field goal. Don’t do it, because if the
ganized his team with a great game plan,” he sophomore Courtney Verloo out due to injury, Cardinal plays like that next week at
said.“Their team really battled hard and made it expertly timed her jump and hit a crisp, left-foot- Cal, it will lose.
a really tough game, and obviously their goal- ed volley past Santa Clara goalkeeper Bianca Instead, be glad that the defense
keeper was really tremendous in the first half Henninger from the top of the box. held strong all game and that the Car-
and in the second half. She made some spectac- “I wanted to prove myself and show what I dinal remained the anti-Vontaze Bur-
ular saves.” can do.” Hing-Glover said. fict and kept its composure in the face
It took an unusual play for the Cardinal to fi- “Marjani had a great weekend,” said senior of a team hungry for an upset. Did you
nally break through. In the 65th minute, sopho- forward Christen Press. “We call her shot “the notice how calm Andrew Luck looked
more defender Rachel Quon sent a cross from ‘Jani Rocket,” and it just rocketed right into the leading Stanford down the field in the
the right side into the box, where Payne made a net.” fourth quarter?
quick spin move before tapping it past Aber- Stanford remained the aggressor, but Santa Still, if Stanford has a repeat per-
crombie with a back-heel. For Payne, who was Clara was still very much in the game.The Bron- formance next week, the Axe will re-
subbed in just a few minutes earlier, it was the cos only had two shots in the first half, but Me- main in Berkeley.
second goal of her freshman season. Along with leana Shim’s free kick off the crossbar was a Cal may be 5-5 on the season, but it
Quon, junior defender Camille Levin was cred- warning. Both teams played very physically, rid- has been exceptionally impressive at
ited with an assist. dling the field with free kicks and falling players. home. The Golden Bears will be play-
The goal came in a flash, and Payne said she In the 15th minute, Press was taken down by ing for bowl eligibility, and they would
relied mostly on instinct to make the game-win- Santa Clara defender Margueritte Aozasa, who love nothing more than to ruin Stan-
ning reaction. grabbed Press’s ponytail and yanked her to the ford’s BCS-bound season.Not to men-
“I think I hit it with my back-heel,” she said. turf.Despite the high pressure,Stanford kept the tion the fact that Cal has owned the Big
“I just tried to make contact and get the goal.” score at 1-0 at the half. Game in the past decade, winning
Ratcliffe was happy to defend his choice of Just four minutes into the second half, it was seven of the last eight.
substituting Payne, who he says has been making 2-0 in favor of the Cardinal. Junior Lindsay Tay- The Golden Bears’ home-road
great strides in practice. lor swung in a corner kick, and sophomore cen- splits this year are nothing short of
“Sydney’s been training very, very well, and ter back Alina Garciamendez beat her marker stunning. Cal has been an awfully rude
she’s been getting better and better as a player,” to power a low header into the net. It was the host, going 4-1 at home, with its only
he said. “I knew she could go in and score the first goal of the season for the Mexican national loss coming last weekend against No. 1
goal; there was no doubt in my mind that she teamer, and it would prove to be vital. Oregon (more on that in a second). In
could break the ice for us, and she did.” Despite dominant play from Stanford after home games, Cal has outscored its op-
With eight minutes to go, McCann knocked the second goal, the game’s next goal was scored ponents 202-49.On the road,however,
in some insurance for Stanford.After recovering by Santa Clara. Kendra Perry received the ball Cal is 1-4 (the only win being over no-
a Payne rebound in the box amidst a flurry of de- at the top of the box, turned and hit a low left- longer-hapless Washington State) and
fenders, McCann powered a shot that deflected footed drive past Oliver into the corner of the has been outmatched by a total of 158-
off a sliding Hornet defender into the right side goal. Just like that, Santa Clara had a lifeline. 81. Too bad Stanford has to travel to
of the goal. “We had a lot of chances,” Ratcliffe said.“We Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
A few minutes later, after knocking a center- didn’t execute, and their goalkeeper made some Most impressive for Cal, however,
ing pass onto the box, Watkins fired a header great saves. We let them hang around, and they may be its 15-13 loss this past weekend
from a few yards out to beat Abercrombie on the scored a goal late, and it became a game.” against Oregon.The Cal defense man-
left side. It was the first goal of Watkins’ colle- The goal shifted the momentum, and Stan- aged to slow down the Ducks’ offense,
giate career. ford went from cruise control to hanging on. making it not look straight out of a
“It’s great to have players that can come in, Stanford’s defense was able to hold on, preserv- video game for the first time all season.
especially freshmen, and have a big impact and ing the 2-1 victory and a spot in the Sweet Six- Cal was able to stay in the game de-
score goals for us,” Ratcliffe said. “It’s great for teen. spite starting backup Brock Mansion
the team spirit, and it’s a credit to the freshmen The Cardinal will host UCLA in the round of at quarterback.I can’t say I’ve watched
that they’ve worked so hard this year and been 16 at 7 p.m. on Friday at Laird Q. Cagan Stadi- him play, but Mansion was deemed
so tremendous for us.” um. worse than Kevin Riley, so he can’t be
The tournament continued as the Card took great. (For reference, go to YouTube,
on local rival Santa Clara (13-7-2) on Sunday af- —Sam Svoboda contributed to this report. type in “Kevin Riley Oregon State,”
SIMON WARBY/The Stanford Daily
ternoon in a rematch of last year’s hard-fought and watch the first video).
Junior midfielder Kristy Zurmuhlen (18) looks for a header. After defeating Sacramento State Sweet Sixteen matchup.Tensions were high, and Contact Nate Adams at What is scary is that in the abstract,
and Santa Clara, Stanford will host UCLA in round-three play of the NCAA Tournament. the game was full of pressure and physicality, but and Brooke Davis at Oregon is very similar to Stanford on
offense. Most football fans will proba-
bly read that and say “huh?”Sure,Ore-

NEWS BRIEFS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL gon runs the spread out of the shotgun
and Stanford utilizes a pro-style of-
fense, but both offenses rely on just a
Cross country secures qualification for
NCAA Championships
The Stanford cross country teams took care
Cardinal starts season off right few simple tactics to win. For example,
the vast majority of what Oregon runs
is a slight variation,whether a different
formation or a different motion, of a
of business on Saturday, performing admirably By NATE ADAMS sophomore Joslyn Tinkle sank a three from a last basket from long range. The Cardinal was few plays (zone read,speed option and
at the NCAA West Regional and virtually DESK EDITOR full step beyond the arc. The Missoula, Mont., shooting 9-for-23 overall at that point, with wide receiver screens).
clinching spots at the NCAA Championships. native added another three just a few minutes Rutgers shooting at a similar 9-for-22 clip. Stanford’s offense is quite complex,
The No. 2 men are locks for nationals on Nov. Though it struggled to get into a smooth of- later, while Chiney Ogwumike, who Cardinal “Jeanette [Pohlen] is a very capable three- but it, too, relies on the ability to run a
22 after finishing second overall at regionals. The fensive rhythm, No. 3 Stanford women’s bas- coach Tara VanDerveer tapped as a starter in point shooter, as is Kayla [Pedersen], but I few plays very well (namely,power).As
team approached the 10,000-meter course with a ketball was able to pull away from visiting her first regular season game in a Stanford uni- think we didn’t do as much as we needed to do we saw against Arizona State, if Stan-
different strategy than it has used in past races, Rutgers after a scrappy first half on Sunday af- form, pulled down six rebounds in under five in terms of creating good shots for them,”Van- ford can’t run the ball,there will be a lot
electing to stick together instead of sending its ternoon, eventually sealing a 63-50 victory in minutes, helping Stanford spurt out to a 10-4 Derveer said about her team’s first-half of- of third and longs,and although Luck is
three stars — Jake Riley,Chris Derrick and Elliott its season opener. Junior forward Nnemkadi lead. fense. “[We need to] recognize how to move great, that is not a winning recipe.
Heath — to the front of the pack. Stanford placed Ogwumike played all 40 minutes for Stanford The Scarlet Knights (0-2) bounced back to the ball and give them better shots.” Jeff Tedford and the other Cal
just two points behind winner Oregon with 65 total (1-0) and led both teams with 20 points, while within 12-11 on a Nikki Speed jumpshot just a Pohlen and Pedersen, both seniors this coaches showed Saturday that they
points. The Cardinal beat the Ducks two weeks her younger sister Chiney, a freshman, con- few minutes later, and continued to answer year, each finished the game shooting just 1- could draw up a scheme to stop Ore-
ago at the Pac-10 Championships in Seattle. tributed a game-high 12 rebounds in just 21 Stanford shot for shot. Monique Oliver gave for-5 from beyond the arc. gon. If they are able to do that with
Derrick led the way for Stanford, finishing in minutes. Rutgers its first lead of the game at 17-16 mid- The biggest edge for the Cardinal, and the Stanford, it could mean another low-
seventh overall, although Heath and Riley fin- Stanford got off to a strong start thanks to way through the half, and the visitors would difference that allowed it to maintain some scoring game (Cal will almost un-
ished just fractions of a second behind his time of some quick rebounds and strong shooting continue to hang tough in the opening frame. control going into halftime, was in rebound- doubtedly struggle to move the ball on
30:14.57 in eighth and ninth place, respectively. from beyond the arc, but the team’s accuracy Both teams had some difficulty finding the ing.When it headed into the locker room with Stanford).
Redshirt freshman Andrew Berberick and red- floundered a bit after the opening minutes. hoop in the middle stretch of the half, with a 32-29 lead, Stanford was out-boarding Rut- Sure, comparing Stanford’s offense
shirt sophomore Miles Unterreiner also ran well Following a free throw from Chiney Ogwu- Stanford missing seven consecutive three-
for the Card, finishing in 21st and 22nd, respec- mike that opened the scoring for the Cardinal, pointers in the 10 minutes following Tinkle’s Please see WBBALL, page 5 Please see BOHM, page 5
The women, up to No. 4 in the national rank-
ings after a gutsy conference championship per-
formance,placed third at the 6,000-meter region-
al,behind rivals Washington and Oregon.Sopho-
Field hockey finished in NCAA first round
more Kathy Kroeger, who has led the Cardinal
in every race thus far this year, once again set the
pace for Stanford, finishing in fifth place overall
with a time of 20:13.47. Kroeger, along with red-
shirt junior Steph Marcy (11th) and sophomore
Alex Dunne (17th), helped propel the Cardinal By MARGARET RAWSON in the NCAA Tournament for the third This year’s 15-win season marks the bar. At 16:09, Marta Malmberg gave the
to a final score of 86 points. DESK EDITOR time in the past four seasons, and has ap- third-highest win total in school history, Tar Heels a 2-0 lead, scoring on a penalty
While a third-place finish does not guarantee peared in the tournament 10 times in the with last year’s 17-win record an all-time corner. Elizabeth Stephens scored seven
an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships, An otherwise impressive season for program’s history. However, the Cardinal high. minutes later for North Carolina off an ini-
the Cardinal has all but locked up an at-large bid Stanford field hockey came to a close in has never won a game in the NCAA Tour- Saturday’s game against defending tial block by Stanford junior goalkeeper
to contend for a national title. Chapel Hill, N.C., on Saturday morning, as nament, despite making its first postseason NCAA champion North Carolina (20-2, 4- Alessandra Moss.
The NCAA Championships will be held in the No. 19 Cardinal fell, 3-1, to No. 2 North appearance in 1985. 1 ACC) proved tough for the Card. To counter North Carolina’s aggressive
Terre Haute, Ind., on Nov. 22. Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Stanford finished 15-6 overall, including Jaclyn Radvany broke the ice for North attack, Moss had a career-high 17 saves for
Tournament. its fourth consecutive championship in the Carolina in the 10th minute, with a follow-
— Zach Zimmerman Stanford (15-6, 5-1 NorPac) saw action NorPac Tournament. up shot after her first attempt hit the cross- Please see FHOCKEY, page 6
The Stanford Daily Monday, November 15, 2010 ! 5

offense was Wilkerson’s play. The 1 overall record, the Cardinal should
true freshman led the Cardinal in be ranked in the top 10 of the final
rushing with 10 carries for 65 yards, BCS standings if it wins out, but nu-
Continued from front page even though he did not enter the merous factors could see Stanford in Continued from page 4
game until the final five minutes of the Rose Bowl, another BCS bowl or
the third quarter. Taylor, who had a lesser bowl, most likely the Alamo
Starting with the ball on its own spearheaded Stanford’s running at- Bowl. It will also help the Card that gers 25 to 15 and had converted 11
15-yard line, Stanford put together tack over the last several games, its only loss came to No. 1 Oregon, second-chance points. A team-high
one of its classic drives, grinding out failed to make any headway against which survived against California in 10 of those rebounds came from
85 yards in 10 plays while taking 5:22 ASU, finishing with 16 carries for just Berkeley on Saturday with a 15-13 Chiney Ogwumike.
off the clock, ending with a one-yard 39 yards (a lowly 2.4 yards per carry). victory. VanDerveer went with the same
touchdown run from senior two-way Overall, Stanford’s rushing attack Up next for Stanford is the 113th starting five in the second half, and
player Owen Marecic. Whitaker tallied a low 3.0 yards per carry, in- Big Game against Cal (5-5,3-4) across thanks to a more aggressive ap-
drilled the extra point, giving the cluding 18 carries for only nine yards the Bay at Memorial Stadium in proach, they were immediately able
Card a 17-13 lead with just over five in the first half. Berkeley. The Golden Bears have to extend the Cardinal lead and hold
minutes remaining in the game. Stan- Stanford was once again without looked unbeatable at home — they on for the win. Tinkle opened the
ford’s running game finally started to the services of junior receiver Chris won every home game this season by scoring from the field once again, this
find some space against a suffocating Owusu, who was held out of the game big margins prior to playing the time with a two-pointer. Nnemkadi
ASU front seven, with sophomore with an undisclosed injury. Owusu has Ducks, and only lost by two points to Ogwumike followed that with a
Stepfan Taylor and freshman Antho- missed a number of games due to var- Oregon at home, which is no small layup, and Pedersen dropped a noth-
ny Wilkerson gaining chunks of ious injuries already, but looked fully feat against the country’s top team. ing-but-net three from deep on the
yardage. healthy last week against Arizona Stanford will take on Cal Saturday left side that electrified the crowd
Stanford’s defense held up on the while racking up 165 receiving yards at 12:30 p.m. in Berkeley. and gave Stanford a 39-29 lead less
next ASU drive,with sophomore line- on nine catches. than three minutes into the half.
backer Shayne Skov sacking Threet Defensively, Stanford continued Contact Kabir Sawhney at ksawh- The Cardinal found success by
on third down to force the punt before to play well, holding the Sun Devils continuing to force the ball in close.
the Sun Devils could even move the to 268 yards of total offense. Threet Tinkle drove in for a layup with just
chains once. was held to just 158 yards on 16-26 over eight minutes remaining to

Stanford used its final drive to kill passing, despite entering the game make it 52-40, and Pedersen
the clock and preserve the win. The near the top of the Pac-10’s stat sheet. stretched the score to 54-40 on a shot
Cardinal running game, especially The Cardinal front seven also man- from the edge of the paint a moment
Wilkerson, continued to grind out aged to limit ASU’s (admittedly Continued from page 4 later, giving the Cardinal a lead of 14.
yards. Indeed, on his final run of the weak) rushing attack to 110 yards on “We got more aggressive in the
game,Wilkerson got behind the ASU 23 carries. second half, and that helped us a lot,”
defense and had a clear shot at the end As it did last weekend against Ari- to Oregon’s is probably dumb, be- VanDerveer said.“We started out re-
zone, but slid down at the Arizona zona, the defense’s impact went be- cause Stanford can likely out-muscle ally concerned about putting the ball
State four-yard line to keep the clock yond the stat sheet, with clutch plays Cal’s defense, which probably isn’t as on the floor, and they hit some shots.
moving. Two kneel-downs by Luck to nullify big ASU drives. Junior safe- physical as Arizona State’s. Still, we Then we had to tighten it up . . . as we
ended the game, giving the Card the ty Delano Howell picked off Threet saw last year that the Golden Bears’ got more aggressive in the second
win. in the first quarter, and freshman cor- defense can give Stanford’s offense half, we looked better.”
Arizona State came into the game nerback Barry Browning recovered enough trouble to make a game of it. Rutgers was only able to pull as
needing to win out to secure bowl el- a fumble at its own goal line early in Regardless, it is the biggest Big close as 10, making it 60-50 on a
igibility, and its desperation showed, the second quarter when junior de- Game for Stanford in a long, long three-pointer from April Sykes be-
especially on defense. Led by line- fensive back Michael Thomas time, and it should be great. It is too fore Nnemkadi Ogwumike closed
backer Vontaze Burfict, the Sun knocked the ball loose from a diving bad Big Game isn’t the final game of out the scoring with a layup and a
Devil defense swarmed the line of Threet. the year, like it used to be, and falls on free throw from a foul on the play.
scrimmage, putting pressure on the “When you have the best quarter- the first weekend of Thanksgiving By game’s end, Nnemkadi Ogwu-
Stanford backfield. ASU’s front back in the nation, a Heisman candi- break, as many students, I am certain, mike, Pedersen and Pohlen — Stan-
seven completely stuffed Stanford’s date on the other side of the ball, you will have already headed home for the ford’s three returning starters — had
vertical running game. The Cardinal just have do your job and keep them break. each played a full 40 minutes, most
offensive line, which had dominated out of the end zone,” said senior cor- Whether you are going to the surprising for Nnemkadi Ogwumike, BRYANT TAN/The Stanford Daily
Arizona’s much-vaunted defensive nerback Richard Sherman in a game or not, if you are on campus, who was limited to just 13 minutes in
line just a week ago, couldn’t find postgame press conference.“No mat- enjoy the week. Have fun with all the her team’s first two exhibition games Junior forward Nnemkadi Ogwumike (30), reigning Pac-10 Player of the Year,
similar success against the Sun Dev- ter how long it takes, he’s going to get build-up to Saturday; there is nothing by a sore left ankle.The reigning Pac- played a full 40 minutes in Sunday’s game against Rutgers, leading the No. 3
ils’ run defense. it done.” better than a campus rallying around 10 player of the year said she was kept Card to a successful season-opener 63-50 victory over the Scarlet Knights.
The Sun Devils also distinguished With a 4-6 overall record and two a single game for a single team.There off the court only as a precautionary
themselves from earlier Stanford op- games remaining,Arizona State is of- are few weeks as fun as Big Game measure, and that she’s ready to play she could when she was on the court.” stepped up.”
ponents in mounting a credible pass ficially eliminated from bowl eligibil- week (although professors seem to al- as often as needed. Adding to the positive takeaways, With the victory, VanDerveer
rush. Luck was hurried and hit far ity — two of the Sun Devils’ wins ways find a way to make it less fun than The win wasn’t pretty at times, but Pedersen was confident that the 2010 takes a small step toward Rutgers
more often than usual, and was came over FCS opponents, and only it could be), so get out there and enjoy there’s still plenty for the Cardinal to squad was off to a good start in terms coach C. Vivian Stringer in the histo-
sacked once in the second quarter, one of those can count toward eligi- it — this is as important as it gets for be encouraged about. Tinkle scored of coordination on the court. In a year ry book.The Stanford coach is fifth in
just the fourth sack surrendered by bility. However, if Arizona State wins Stanford on Saturday. 10 points en route to a solid perform- that Stanford boasts a versatile rota- all-time wins with 758, compared to
the Cardinal all season. While Luck out,it may still gain a waiver to play in ance as a starter, and Chiney Ogwu- tion that can change positions or Stringer’s third-place mark of 843.
would throw for 292 yards on the a bowl game if there are not enough This might just be Daniel Bohm’s fa- mike made huge contributions, par- zones often, she was encouraged to Stanford will hit the road this
game, he ended with no passing eligible teams to fill all the bowl slots. vorite week of the year. Let him know ticularly on rebounds. see it working well in game one. weekend, playing its next two games
touchdowns and one interception. By beating ASU, Stanford kept its you’re going to Big Game at “I think she did very well in terms “I think our communication was at Utah on Friday and Gonzaga on
The one bright spot for Stanford’s hopes of a BCS berth alive. With a 9- of being aggressive,” Nnemkadi said outstanding,” she said. “Everybody Sunday.
of her younger sister.“I think she han- knew who was guarding who, what
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tive Toby Flenderson. frivolous.” “I never thought this was avail-
Lieberstein later commented on When asked about Carell’s im- able to me,” he said.
his experience bridging producing, pending departure from the show, About specific strategies to get
Continued from front page writing and acting. Lieberstein said, “We’re not going in the mindset of a different human
“Being on set so much has influ- off the air.” being when writing, Daniels asked,
enced the way I write . . . and helped Discussing the collaborative “What if that ugly behavior were
their own lives,” Kemper said of the me as a producer, too,” Lieberstein process of writing an episode, part of our characters?” He added
NBC sitcom chronicling the Scran- said, describing how actors “float Daniels said,“It all boils down to one that he finds it easier to write for the
ton, Penn., paper company Dunder around in the dark” when they re- thing: if the person running things lis- parts of Dwight Schrute and
Mifflin, now owned by Sabre due to ceive limited direction. tens to the other people.” Michael Scott than Erin, the secre-
hard times. Kemper,commenting on the sym- The panel also commented on the tary played by Kemper’s older sis-
The show is also known for its pi- posium’s theme of immature men, nature of careers in television writ- ter, Ellie.
oneering use of the “mockumen- described how certain characters, ing and production. When asked Kemper commented that she
tary” format. such as Dwight Schrute, played by about advice for aspiring writers and finds it easier to write for her sister
“Sitcoms were ready to be mar- Rainn Wilson, and Michael Scott, producers, the trio showed a because she can imagine her delivery
ried to the reality show format,” played by Carell, are boys in adult YouTube clip of girls tripping over of the lines. Clearly, comedy runs in
Lieberstien said. bodies. hurdles in a track race, followed by the family, as younger brother Billy
Daniels said of the show’s success “What have you got against the tagline “The courage to contin- Kemper ‘11 currently edits The Stan-
that different audience members men?” quipped Lieberstein. ue.” ford Chaparral.
watch for different reasons. Daniels said that “boy-men” are a “Good luck,” Kemper said as the The first episode Kemper wrote
“Most people come for Toby,” staple of comedy and, when asked clip ended. for “The Office,” titled “The Ultima-
Kemper added, referencing Lieber- about a narrative behind “The Of- Jokes aside, Lieberstein elaborat- tum,” will air Jan. 6.
stein’s role as the beloved and ordi- fice,”said,“We all have enough to eat ed on his career path from an eco-
nary human resources representa- here in America now. Maybe we’re nomics major at Hamilton College. Contact Margaret Rawson at marawson