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Music-makers hit right note for a century by Alexandra Swanberg firstname.lastname@example.org
Zach Gould / Daily Lobo UNM Choir practices choreography during Monday’s rehearsal at Keller Hall. The choir is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. After starting with 26 members in 1910, the choir has grown to 400 members.
A good pair of lungs is required to sing for a century, and the UNM Choral program has 400 of them. It started in 1910 with 26 men and women and grew to 400 members. Initially, so few people signed up that the program included community members, professors and students. Now a professional choral conductor, Andrew Megill was a UNM choir member in the late 80s. He said the choir’s centennial is a noteworthy accomplishment. “It’s worth celebrating anything at 100 years old that has brought so much beauty into the world,” he said. Bradley Ellingboe, director of choral activities for 25 years, said he’s read about the history of music and found that it’s been around since the beginning of time. “Why would I make music myself when I can go on iTunes and download the very best people?” he said. “Because it’s really part of being a human being. ... It doesn’t really matter how good you are. You doing it for yourself is just a way of mixing in society. It’s like speaking to people.” Ildy Rolfs, a 28-year member of the University chorus, said she learns more about technique at every rehearsal, and she takes in the historical context of each piece they perform. “The music and the way it’s composed and performed is indicative of the way life was back then,” she said. “In my mind, I always go back to that time frame. ... You get to relive what (composers) lived.” As the world becomes more competitive, individual concerns become priority over working together as a community, Ellingboe said. But he said chorus members must work together to produce seamless musical work. After his experience in the choir program, Megill said
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Structure’s ‘efficient lighting’ dims night sky Astronomy students, faculty deal with distracting glare by Alexandra Swanberg email@example.com
“This is technology that should have gone out of vogue 25 years ago. We’ve reverted to lighting scenarios that are ancient and outmoded.”
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Lights glowing from the Yale Parking Structure make it difficult for University astronomers to search the skies from a nearby observatory. Professor Rich Rand, faculty overseer for the observatory, said parking structure lighting has made it harder to see the stars in Albuquerque. “When they built the hospital that was bad enough, but this source is much worse,” he said. “It seems ridiculous to us that there should be light from that parking structure shining directly on the observatory or anywhere else but where it’s needed. If you’re not shining light where it’s needed, then you’re wasting energy and you’re wasting money.” Capital Projects Director Bill Turner said the structure’s fluorescent bar lighting, powered by solar panels, produces light pollution, but it has positive attributes. “Fluorescent lighting is highly efficient lighting from an energyuse perspective,” he said. “Fluorescent bulbs also produce less intense glare than other lighting types.” Light pollution hinders astronomers’ ability to adjust to darkness and see objects in the night sky, Rand said, and the light that shines on the objects also makes them appear fainter. Students and researchers use the observatory for studying, and it is open to the public every clear Friday night. Rand said the light interference reduces the quality of
research and information observers can gather through telescopes. “The city’s not a great place to do deep astronomical observation, and it’s not being helped by the light from the parking structure,” he said. “For public outreach, it limits the quality of the experience.” Rand wrote a memo to Provost Suzanne Ortega addressing the issue at the end of last semester. He said he didn’t receive a reply. The first row of lights, however, has been shielded, which helped, Rand said. Turner said Capital Projects is looking into the cost of covering all the light sources on the structure that are affecting the observatory.
~John McGraw Astronomy Professor “The top floor condition that creates direct glare was a mistake we’re in the process of correcting,” he said. “The design architects, I think, in that regard failed to shield the lights adequately in the first place. It’s not OK in a design to have direct glare emanating from a building, but I think the lighting engineer didn’t realize the elevation of the viewing point at the observatory.”
Stephen Romero, a senior astrophysics student, said that before the shields were put up he had a better view of a diffuse nebula from his backyard with a naked eye than he did through the telescope at the observatory. He said he will use the observatory for his honors thesis and hopes interference doesn’t damper his research. “I was kind of frustrated, but I guess they’re doing their best to
cover it now,” he said. “I understand that this is a new building and a light covering doesn’t seem like that big of a deal, but it does influence a small population of people that do use the observatory.” Astronomy professor John McGraw said the fluorescent bar lighting on the parking structure is outdated and directs light outward, not toward cars and passersby. “This is light pollution of the
first order,” he said. “This is technology that should have gone out of vogue 25 years ago. We’ve reverted to lighting scenarios that are ancient and outmoded.” Turner said engineers chose the lights because they were the best choice for illuminating the structure for security purposes. “From a physics professor’s
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Ellie McDonald, Community Health Education, Sophomore Daily Lobo: What are you studying? Ellie McDonald: Iâ€™m focusing on communicable disease prevention, education and treatment and comprehensive sexuality education. I think that abstinence-only is kind of bulls***, and I really want to make a difference. I want to join the Peace Corps and do HIV/AIDS education, hopefully in Africa. DL: On Valentineâ€™s Day, communicable diseases might be a problem, so what should be people be aware of? Even though this will be published the day after Valentineâ€™s Day. EM: Just in general, use a condom. Use it right. I canâ€™t stress that enough. I think Planned Parenthood is doing an â€œI love condomsâ€? week in reference to Valentineâ€™s Day. Working with the â€œWe need to use condoms, and we need to prevent HIV and STIs and everything.â€? So yeah, use a condom, use birth control, get tested regularly. DL: And even with kissing you have to be careful right? EM: Yeah weâ€™ve got colds, and flus, and cold sores, HPV 1. DL: What are you going to do the rest of today? EM: I am going to classes. I am going to smoke a lot of cigarettes, and I am going to study for exams and write papers. DL: Whatâ€™s your favorite class that youâ€™re taking this semester? EM: Iâ€™m taking fundamentals of human sexuality, the health education one. DL: Is that different from the psychology of
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human sexuality class? EM: It is. Itâ€™s very comprehensive sexuality education for adults. DL: What do you like about that class? EM: Itâ€™s directly related to what I want to do. I really enjoy it and hopefully am going to get to do a volunteer with the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico as a victimsâ€™ advocate. Iâ€™m hoping to do some seminars, or guest lecturing for some classes this semester. â€Ś I think that the anatomy and physiology is really interesting. Itâ€™s very biological and psychological. And I like seeing how the two interact. DL: What do you think of UNMâ€™s sex-health education? EM: I donâ€™t think that people are ever as educated as they should be. But obviously there are people taking classes like fundamental human sexuality, but for every person that is there, there are probably two or three that arenâ€™t. I think there needs to be a further understanding of what plays a role in sexuality, gender, sexual preference, gender identity, sexual abuse and assault. I think people arenâ€™t very aware of it because itâ€™s taboo in our country. DL: Do you think thatâ€™s changing at all? Or has it been changing? EM: I think it has been changing. Now weâ€™re getting into the age where itâ€™s more OK to talk about these things, but we still have this idea that itâ€™s sex, itâ€™s wrong and itâ€™s dirty, so we canâ€™t talk about it. -Hunter Riley
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perspective, that might be an outdated way of doing lighting, but from a design perspective that’s not an outdated way of doing lighting,” he said. “The error was in not shielding the lights from direct observation.” McGraw said he recognizes the mistake and hopes it will be resolved to prevent obstruction of educational and research endeavors. “Campus planning and architecture knows that astronomers are there,” he said. “They know about the campus observatory, and yet they let this contractor do this insane lighting. It’s quite honestly just beyond me.”
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he learned important life lessons from working together. “For me, it really taught me a lot of things about what it means to live. Period,” he said. “It taught me really simple things like balancing individual desires with community desires for something. That’s something that good choral music is — it’s a way to completely satisfy every individual, but at the same time, working toward a common goal.” Megill said being interconnected is central to the human experience and perhaps the reason people are compelled to create music en masse. “It’s like having a conversation with some of the greatest thinkers in human history, but thinkers who express themselves in nonverbal ways,” he said. “It teaches us that, as human beings, we have incredibly unique characteristics, but it also teaches us that’s not enough.”
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Letter Daily Lobo writer’s errors call into question veracity of work Editor, I submit this to you for your information. Andrew Beale has written a column with errors. I believe he needs a refresher class on journalistic integrity and proper research. Beale has two errors in, “NM could become New Arizona.” The first is regarding the number of murders in El Paso, Texas. Beale said, “There were three (in 2010), all related to domestic disputes.” No, there were five, and not domestic disputes, according to an ABC affiliate report and other El Paso government websites. In January 2011, there were five murders, according to the same ABC report. A former Albuquerque police chief said, “The number of murders in any year fluctuate because they do.” I agree with Beale that not all killings are committed by illegal immigrants. What is ignored is many violent crimes are committed by illegals who then flee our country to their homeland where extradition is difficult or impossible to accomplish. The criminals escape punishment, and the people are not protected. Facts show sometimes that criminals re-enter our country and reoffend. This is revolving-door injustice. The second error is regarding the issue of birthright citizenship. Most nations do not grant citizenship to the children born in their nation unless one parent is a citizen of that nation. Mexico has laws that are common to Central and South America that make a child born outside of the parents’ home country a national of the home country. This means that a child born in the U.S. of a Mexican parent is still a Mexican national. If that baby were denied U.S. citizenship because his mom is illegally in the U.S., it is not a person without a country as Beale would have us believe. Incorrect crime stats and the citizenship rules are two serious errors. Reporters are supposed to do research to determine the facts and provide them to readers, so readers can come to their own conclusions. It appears Beale has given us a work of fiction that masquerades as journalism. Why?
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You know that warm fuzzy feeling you get when you do something nice? Well, guess what? There is science behind that sensation. More and more research is showing that kindness is good for more than your karma. It’s good for your health, too. Ten years ago, attorney Allan Luks wrote The Healing Power of Doing Good, in which he coined the phrase “helper’s high” to describe that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you do something nice for someone. In the book, he described the many benefits of benevolence, from decreased stomach acid to increased longevity and myriad others. He worked closely with the Institute for the Advancement of Health during his research for this book, which has been used in volunteer organizations ever since. Much of his information came from talking to people about their health and service experiences. Psychologists and scientists are also taking a closer look at this natural high to see if they can distill its essence. One study in Japan asked a group of people simply to count their own acts of kindness for one week. They weren’t asked to perform more kindnesses or told how to be kind. They just paid attention to what they were doing. The participants rated themselves on a happiness scale before and after the “counting kindnesses” period. Result? They were happier after a week of noticing their own kindness than before,
and happier than the control group that didn’t count their kindnesses. Positive reinforcement usually results in an increase in the rewarded behavior. Every lab rat knows that. So now that those people know that simply being aware of their own acts of kindness improves their own mental state, wouldn’t it naturally follow that they would try to increase their acts of kindness and thus their own happiness? Imagine the ripples. In a Buddhist meditation practice called loving-kindness meditation, the meditator wishes happiness for themselves, for those close to them, for those distant, and finally for the entire world. It is seen as a powerful way to bring peace to the spirit of the meditator and the world at large. Recently this practice has been moved from the meditation cushion to the laboratory. Researchers at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill studied the emotional effects of loving-kindness meditation. They found that people who did loving-kindness meditation felt more positive emotions on a day-to-day basis. They also experienced improvement in a wide range of what were called “personal resources.” These included increased mindfulness, purpose in life, social support, decreased illness symptoms. In turn, this escalation in personal resources led to increased life satisfaction and reduced symptoms of depression. Wow. That makes me want to hit the cushion right now! Maybe Chapel Hill will change their mascot from the butting Rams to the gentle sheep. The Blue Devils at Duke University took this question down another track. They got volunteers with chronic back pain to do loving-kindness meditation. Compared to their control group, the compassion group had less physical pain in addition to less psychological distress, including anger. Not to be outdone by the Rams and Blue Devils to the East, Stanford did its own study on loving-kindness meditation. The university reported that even just a few minutes of loving-kindness meditation increased feelings of social connection and positivity toward others. All good things.
I tried to find the mascot for Stanford University, to complete my little trilogy. The guy at the games dresses up like a tree, but it turns out that is just the band’s mascot, and the official school mascot is Cardinal. The color, not the bird. I think those brainiacs did it on purpose to confuse us. The natural next scientific step is figuring out how this happens on a chemical level. A hormone called oxytocin is looking like a major player. Oxytocin is high in women during childbirth and breastfeeding. Breastfeeding women have lower blood pressure, an observation that led to the discovery that oxytocin is good for your heart and blood vessels. You’ve heard the phrase “the milk of human kindness”? Shakespeare — a man before his time in so many ways. Never mind that Lady Macbeth, the character who coined the phrase when she told her husband, “Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way,” was actually dissing him for being too cowardly to kill the king and grab the crown. Oxytocin also works in the brain as a neurotransmitter and facilitates social bonding. It has been found to help children and adults with autism better recognize emotions. Having quality relationships increases its levels. One experiment showed that those with higher oxytocin (they snorted it to be sure) had higher levels of trust. There is science behind the sensation. Doing good for others does good for you. This is national kindness week. So go do some good. If you need ideas for ways to spread kindness this week and beyond, visit RandomActsofKindness.org or PayItForwardMovement.org. Dr. Peggy Spencer has been a UNM Student Health physician for 17 years and a Daily Lobo contributing columnist for three years. E-mail your questions to her at Pspencer@unm.edu. All questions will be considered, and all questioners will remain anonymous. This column has general health information only and cannot replace a visit to a health provider.
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The character of Hortensio is supposedly Petruchio’s best friend, but it’s hard to tell how or why. He is an unimportant character, though he has continual personal soliloquies rife with purpose, almost as if Shakespeare intended him to be a larger character, but ended up trashing the whole idea. In the end, most scenes boil down to drudging exposition and discussion and maybe a blithe phallus joke (with the actors pulling on their junk with gusto). Yet there was something more arresting about the entire cast and the way the play was performed. With little exception (Isaac Guerin Christie and Mike Ostroski doing absolutely fabulous jobs), it was nearly impossible to tell who these people were. Characters felt vague and undefined with only interspersed shouting and penis-waggling being the gauge from
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one line to the next. But who were these people? How would you describe them? Why were they doing the things they were doing? It was a play of people doing — characters repeating lines but lacking in any identifiable purpose or defining features. Kate was the most confusing character and example of this style. The shrew is a beastly spitfire, cursing, threatening and lashing out at all around her, but Elizabeth Dwyer Sandlin had none of that. It was difficult to watch the other characters cower in terror, overcompensating for her nonplussed words and bored delivery. Adjectives and flavor seemed distant and foreign and why any of the other characters would care to listen or pay her heed were lost, save the stiff moments of staged violence. Frank Taylor Green’s Petruchio is fast, physical and masterful. Even still, the only feature you could ascribe to his person might be “maniac.” The whole production seems to come from the mind of a man bored with Shakespeare. Hardy has had an illustrious and lengthy career, acting and directing many of Shakespeare’s works over the past 30 years. His “Director’s Note” in the program is one of the most curious to be printed, meandering in circles about the mysteries and metaphors of the doors and keys you use to enter “Shakespeare’s House.” Yet Hardy’s house is an experiment rife with risk, and rightly so. Never to discount exploration of something as well traveled as Shakespeare, the venture is well worth it and will hopefully challenge others to have the courage and conviction to realize that fortune favors the bold.
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Because of sadomasochism-style woman-breaking themes, “The Taming of the Shrew” has been controversial since its inception. It’s also why the play has seen a lot of light around Albuquerque in the past few years. Adapted and directed by John Hardy, “The Taming of the Shrew” captivates today’s audiences with the slapstick and racy jokes of yesteryear, finding space to perform at Fourth Street’s Filling Station. The short of “Taming” cut down like this: Two strangers enter Padua, Italy, one looking for love and knowledge, the other riches. They encounter a tired noble with two daughters — the elder, named Kate, is an angry, violent “shrew” while the younger daughter, Bianca, is beautiful, virginal and sought after. The romantic stranger enters the fray after falling for the younger daughter and making a deal with the other newcomer, Petruchio, to seduce and marry the shrew first so that the younger daughter can be officially courted. Petruchio, of course, does this through a series of hilarious depravities and good, old-fashioned deception. For any Shakespeareophile, the most fascinating part of the production by far is the manner in which the script has been cut. “Taming of the Shrew” is one of Shakespeare’s longest and most consistently edited plays with the back-story around the actual taming hardly ever performed. Here six actors play 13 roles with aggressive cuts made, characters combined and monologues swapped. The cleverness of Hardy’s textual ma-
nipulation will make for excited conversation for anyone familiar with the play. Considering the grand pedestal on which all-round English laureate Shakespeare finds himself, it’s easy to imagine people made uncomfortable by the liberties Hardy takes in reconstituting characters. And while it might be even easier to make the case to do this for something like “King Lear” or “Hamlet,” “Taming of the Shrew” has never been Shakespeare’s tightest work.
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2BDRM, CARPETED, 3 blocks UNM, laundry on-site, cable ready. Cats ok, no dogs. 313 Girard SE. $685/mo utilities included. 246-2038. www.kachina-properties.com CLOSE UNM/ DOWNTOWN. 1BDRM $350/mo +utils. Singles. 266-4505.
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For Sale PERFECT VALENTINE’S DAY Gift! Journey Diamond Necklace 1/2c.t.w, 14K white gold, 9 total diamonds, appraised at $500. Will sell for $375. 813-5070109. DIAMOND NECKLACE FOR Valentine’s! 3 stone, 14K, diamond journey necklace. Appraised at $600 will sell for $450 with appraisal paperwork. Call 505-310-1067 for details.
SEEKING A CHINESE speaking nanny/ tutor for four year old in my home. Flexible schedule. After 3pm and weekend hours available. 967-7292.
Jobs Off Campus EARN $1000-$3200 A month to drive our brand new cars with ads placed on them. www.AdCarDriver.com !BARTENDER TRAINING! Bartending Academy, 3724 Eubank NE, www. newmexicobartending.com 292-4180.
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OFFICE HELP FRIDAYS 1-5pm, $8/hr, experienced, references required, good typist. Near Washington and Zuni SE, across Highland High School. 254-2606. VETERINARY ASSISTANT/ RECEPTIONIST/ Kennel help. Pre-veterinary student preferred. Ponderosa Animal Clinic: 881-8990/ 881-8551. STUDENT WITH ADVANCED MOTION 4 and/or After Effects skills, to create 5 minutes of horizontal scrolling left video footage like those used in the movie Minority Report and HD video wall with 480 clips using template. Pay $100 cash 907-9478. UNM HSC FACULTY member looking for reliable, conscientious individual for help with homemaking responsibilities meal prep, light housekeeping, errands10-20 hrs M-F with fairly ﬂexible hours. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org WANTED: CAREGIVER. 3-4hours/day. $11/hr. Nursing students preferred. 2929787. !!!BARTENDING!!!: UP TO $300/day. No experience necessary, training available. 1-800-965-6520ext.100. CAREGIVERS AND COMPANIONS: Assist seniors in their homes with housekeeping, cooking, transportation, and sometimes personal care. Good experience for students in nursing, physical therapy, and occupational therapy programs. All student applicants welcome. Must have own transportation and be able to pass background check and drug screen. Apply on-line at www.rightathome.net/albuquerque.
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$12.00/Hr. UNM Service Corps Tutors SFAO 05-11-2011 $8.50/Hr. Legal Referral Intake Specialist Off Camp. 05-11-2011 $10.00/Hr. Lab Tech Ctr. Micro Engineering 05-08-2011 $8.00/Hr.
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Student Field Agent IT Customer Service 04-11-2011 $14.00/Hr. Resident Advisor Residence Hall Res Ed Program Free Room and Board, 04-26-2011 Stipend of $2700 for academic year Achievement Coach Access. Resource Center 04-07-2011 $12.00/Hr. Grader Math/Stats. 04-12-2011 9.50-10.50
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