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As the national economy has suffered, so has education. Kansas has not been exempt from this phenomenon, as education funding from the state recently took a $50 million hit. For the ManhattanOgden School District, that means $75 less to spend on each student this year – roughly a 2 percent cut. The proposal for next year is worse: $232 less per student, a 6 percent drop from the current figure of $4,012. To accommodate these changes, the ManhattanOgden Board

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of Education is dipping into savings and delving deeper into the list of services that could be cut. Susan Marshall, president of the board and a math teacher at Fort Riley Middle School of USD 475, said the process of cutting becomes complicated because the funding windows of the state and the school district are offset; the school district sets its budget in July, while the state deals with its budget in January. Being told there is less money than originally planned for the current fiscal year when only three months remain in that time frame can cause problems, but the school board has been trimming the budget for a while now. “What we’re doing in Manhattan, is we know that these cuts keep coming, and so we’ve been cutting for the past two years,” Marshall said. “Thankfully, the past couple years we’ve gotten cut, but it hasn’t ever been quite as deep as they say it’s going to be.” Still, the reductions have been significant. For this current year and next year, the board made the school year four days shorter. Because minutes were added to all the other school days, students will receive the same amount of class time, but four fewer days of school means four fewer days of the costs of trans-

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portation, food services and more classes than specified in electricity associated with a a normal contract, and overschool day. According to the time by teachers are also being school board’s March 16 ad- phased out in the interest of efditional background informa- ficiency and expense. tion packet, the savings for that In the March 2 budget prealone is $80,000. sentation on the school board Also, the district has virtu- website, three contributing facally eliminated summer school, tors are cited in relation to the with the exception of fee-based state’s need to cut funding. classes like driver’s education First of all, property values and credit recovery for high across the state fell this year, school students who are not on which meant the state generattrack to graduate on time. Mar- ed less revenue from property shall said the fees for those pro- tax than it usually does. Acgrams offset the costs of them; cordingly, that put constraints that is why those summer op- on the budget. portunities remain available. Secondly, the state gives Marshall said the district school districts additional used to do a fully-fledged funding for every “at risk” stusummer school for elementary dent enrolled. Because of the students. Some students were state of the economy and the required to financial stress come because “What we’re doing it has put on they needed families, more extra help in in Manhattan, is we students fall certain areas, into that “at know that these but any student cuts keep coming, risk” category, could particiso the state pate. But at a and so we’ve been is giving out cost of $75,000, cutting for the past more money the program is in that retwo years.” no longer one spect. Because that can be fiSusan Marshall the amount of nanced. President of Manhattan- money dedicat“We just Ogden Board of Education ed to that segpretty much ment of the edcut that out ucation budget because we can’t afford to do is increasing, the amount of it and that’s hurting the kids. money in the rest of the educaWhen you get out in May and tion budget is decreasing. you don’t go back until August, Lastly, the money the fedthat’s a big gap, and if you eral government passed along kind of keep them on target, in the American Recovery and then they won’t slip as much Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of through the summer. We’ve 2009 came with a stipulation really had to rethink programs that it be used for new proand things that we’re doing, grams. Among other purposes, and that’s all it’s hurting, is the the district used this money to kids,” Marshall said. hire eight more math teachers. The district is also clos- The federal money funding ing school buildings in the their salaries, however, runs summer to dodge payments for out at the end of the year, so electricity, air conditioning and other utilities – a savings of CUTS | pg. 10 $40,000. Overload, teaching

Musical offers different type of humor Avenue Q entertains audience in McCain Auditorium Austin Enns coverage editor

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A cast member from Avenue Q performs “It Sucks to Be Me” at Broadway on Broadway, September 10th 2006.

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“Avenue Q” performed Sunday to an appreciative audience. The performance included puppets as well as human characters, while also dealing with themes like drinking and sex in a raunchy, but funny way. Todd Holmberg, executive director of McCain, said the musical was a good choice to play at K-State. “The demographic is perfect for the college student and it is also the funniest show I have ever seen,” Holmberg said. “It is very innovative in its use of puppets interacting with humans. So it’s really just a smart and entertaining show.” A couple of the main characters were puppets, but the show also had “Bad Idea Bears” whenever the

characters were about to make a bad choice. For example, the “Bears” convince two of the puppets to have sex, which they do loudly and in multiple positions. Televisions were also mounted on either side of the stage, and they would play short clips that would represent the characters reflections on words like “purpose” and “propose.” Casey Dwyer, junior in public relations, said he was glad he had the opportunity to see “Avenue Q.” “I’ve heard it’s a really funny show. I have several friends on UPC who said it would be really good,” Dwyer said. “It was highly recommended and it’s good timing on a Sunday afternoon. This was the first time I’d heard of it, but I watched some videos on YouTube.” Some of the songs that got a bigger reaction from the audience include “if you were gay,” which has lines like “if you were queer I’d still be here” in it, as well as “the

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Internet is for porn,” which is sung after a character decides she wants to teach children about the Internet. There was even a Gary Coleman character in the musical amused the audience with lines like “if you rearrange the letters in unemployed it spells opportunity,” and “I’m scared I’ve already achieved my damn purpose.” Several of the characters were “Monsters” which in the play became a talking point in the song “Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist” at the end of which several characters argue about the race of Jesus. Robbie Haynes, senior in animal sciences and pre-veterinary medicine, said he liked the humor in the performances. “I mean, I think it’s a hysterical musical that walks the line between appropriate and reality. The content gives everybody something to relate to which in turn makes it funnier. It’s a pretty good musical,” Haynes said.


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FAIRY TALE High school sweethearts to wed, superstition comes true Sandi Lam staff writer Everyone is familiar with elementary school crushes. Only in movies do those cute flirtatious encounters blossom into anything, right? A happily engaged couple has proved that to be false. In the case of David Renberg, sophomore in business entrepreneurship, and Nikki Hall, junior in elementary education, love was found on a playground in third grade in Paola, Kansas. Nikki said, “I wrote in my diary that I was in love with him.” There was an immediate attraction; in the same diary entry, she noted that she liked his spiked hair. For a while, life continued and the pair stayed around each other through classes and mutual friends. David’s reciprocation of the romantic interest came a few years later during their freshman year of high school. “We were lab partners in biology,” David said, remembering how he first got to know Nikki and fell for her. But all good things take time, and the relationship did not get started until junior year of high school. Junior year is when Nikki played the role of prom presi-

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dent and David was selling kettle corn as a fundraising job for the event. Through the time that they spent together that day, the two recognized their interests in each other and David mustered up the courage to ask for her phone number. The first date included ice-skating followed by dinner at Olive Garden. Countless dates took place after that. As for tying the knot? “It always seemed assumed. Neither one of us were going to go into a dating relationship without serious intentions,” David said. Nikki added she thought it was always meant to be. “I told my best friend a month after we were dating, that we were going to get married.” In the fall of 2010, David popped the question during a night he had planned out perfectly. Nikki had a twine anklet that had a knot in it, and whenever the knot broke off, the wearer is supposed to make a wish that would then come true. “The knot broke off during senior year of high school and Nikki wished that we would get married,” David said. He saved the twine anklet and on the night of the pro-

posal, he looped the ring on it. Taking Nikki to her favorite restaurant, and the place of their first date, they ate dinner at Olive Garden. Afterward, David told Nikki to close her eyes and as he walked her outside, he began reminding her of the twine anklet and the wish she had made. He knelt down to ask for her hand in marriage, and she said yes. And the surprises will seemingly continue even after the wedding. “(The honeymoon is) top secret for me. Dave is planning a surprise,” Nikki said. The kettle corn company, being credited for bringing the two closer together, is providing the couple with bags of kettle corn with their love story on them as wedding favors. As for his future with Nikki, David said, “We don’t really have plans but with God as our foundation, we cannot fail.” Playgrounds, kettle corn and Olive Garden have become just three of the things that have united the couple. Nikki and David said they make everyday things meaningful through their love and enjoyment of each other. After June 25, they will continue to do so as David and Nikki Renberg.

April Fools: A day full of schemes, pranks Sandi Lam staff writer April 1st takes the cake for the most foolish day of the year. From the classic, perfectly placed whoopie cushion to elaborate pranks, the holiday is jam-packed with good-natured deceit. Will Fisher, sophomore in interior design, experienced the spirit of the holiday in full force. He said he began his day by switching all of his roommate’s drawers around, but he did not stop there. “My roommate has always talked about putting a futon in my bed so I decided to do it to him first,” Fisher said. Let the confusion for his poor roommate ensue. Fisher took the pranks to the parking lot by wrapping another

friend’s car with cling wrap. While he claimed none of his pranked victims got angry, his friends collaborated and decided to turn the prank tables on him. “My friends hung all of my stuff from the ceiling and tried to give me a meatloaf disguised as a cupcake but I could smell it,” Fisher said. While there is no fooling him, he said he gave his friends some credit for the effort. “They even put green colored mashed potatoes on top.” For others, April Fools Day was a sweet day, complete with pleasant surprises. Kaitlin Arrow, junior in marketing and management, surprised her mom by going home. “I called her and said I was just getting home from classes when

I was walking in the garage and into the house,” Arrow said. She said her mom was successfully tricked into thinking someone else had gotten home. “She was shocked and gave me a big hug and said that I am ridiculous,” Arrow said. But even parents, who have had more experience perfecting the holiday, pulled pranks this past April Fools. Erin Hurd, junior in interior architecture, said her mom pulls a prank year after year. “Every year she makes cookies that are actually made of cotton balls,” she said. Laurel Johnston, junior in architecture, also has a prankster for a parent. “My mom brings a container to work and tells people to help

themselves to brownies,” Johnston said. “When they go to get some, there are just brown cardboard letter E’s.” While there are some who get invested in the holiday, others prefer to stick to small pranks. Blair Wilen, freshman in marketing, said, “My friend got ‘engaged’ and my girlfriend and I ‘broke up.’” Since this prank happened on Facebook, the whole cyber world probably bought into it. Al Orellana, junior in finance, said, “I only got fake texts from my brother that my mom died. Not really that interesting.” Whether the day consisted of full-fledged pranks or just the one-liner lie, the day was undoubtedly spent in good-natured fun.

Burnett Annie Buyle, junior in elementary education, and Ben Burnette, Dec. 2009 K-State graduate, announce the birth of their baby Isabella Katherine Burnett, born March 2, 2011, in Manhattan, Kan., 7 lbs.,11 oz., and 19 Ω inches long. The grandparents are Ray and Karen Buyle, Manhattan, Kan., and Richard and Donna Burnett, Mountain Home, Ark.

Necessities for the Championship game Kelsey Castanon edge editor March Madness has provided yet another exciting year. Sure, Wisconsin gave the Wildcats an upset, but we also witnessed VCU’s defeat over Kansas shortly after. It’s definitely a tournament worth celebrating and that needs to be kept in mind tonight during the championship game. Here is a list of tonight’s necessities to guarantee a good time. You will need: A crowded sports bar While it’s not every night that a crowded sports bar is a desired

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People to watch it with Unless you truly appreciate alone time, watching the game with friends is a sure way to have a good time. No matter the location, if you surround yourself with friends for the championship game, you are set. No matter if you’re T-shirt says “Butler” or “UConn,” make sure to take advantage of all the good times this tournament has to offer. The championship game provides the final “hoorah” of a bracket-ruining tournament that broke, then mended, all of our hearts – and that is something to be celebrated.

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If you could create a puppet what would it be and why? “A bloodhound named Roscoe.”

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WAR AND PEACE Qaddafi no threat to US, Obama should not interfere

Ian Huyett Chandler Hynek JUNIOR IN MARKETING

“A puppet version of Willie the Wildcat.”

Jared Brown SENIOR IN MARKETING

“Mickey the Werewolf.”

Kathy Nguyen SENIOR IN NUTRITION

“Beth Mendenhall because she has some opinions I don’t agree with.” Graham Weaver SOPHOMORE IN HISTORY

“Ronald Reagan because of his policies.”

Zach Goldsmith FRESHMAN IN MICROBIOLOGY

“Dr. Hoff because I’d like to see his reaction when he reads this.” Ali Hoffman JUNIOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

For a Nobel Peace Prize winner, Barack Obama sure has killed a lot of people. The president has sent troops to Afghanistan, launched drone strikes in Pakistan, and actively maintained the occupation of Iraq he promised to end. Obama’s endless, aimless wars have cost hundreds of American lives and obliterated thousands of civilians. His obscene military budget, the largest since Word War II, has left beleaguered taxpayers with a debt greater than every other president in history combined. Now, as the US spends upwards of $1 billion fighting Operation Odyssey Dawn in Libya, Obama has become the first Nobel Peace Prize winner to fire cruise missiles. Why did he win that prize again? In his defense, Obama actually told us that he believed in launching unprovoked wars as he was accepting the peace prize. Apparently the Nobel Committee didn’t have a problem with that. I guess if you worship someone enough to give them a prize for no reason, you’ll overlook anything. The US should not be in Libya. The job of American soldiers is to protect America, not needlessly risk their lives babysitting the entire world. Resolving conflicts on the other side of the planet is not the legal responsibility of American taxpayers. Odyssey Dawn, an unnecessary police action against a nation that posed no threat to the United States, is both unconstitutional and an impeachable offense. Don’t take it from me; ask the Obama-Biden ticket. In a Dec. 20, 2007, interview with the Boston Globe, Obama, a constitutional scholar, explained that “the president does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent

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threat to the nation.” Appearing on MSNBC Dec. 3, 2007, Joe Biden said “The President has no constitutional authority to take this nation to war against a country of 70 million people unless we’re attacked, or unless there is proof that we are about to be attacked. If he does, I would move to impeach him.” Despite Obama’s promise that “We are not going to use force to go beyond a well-defined goal, specifically, the protection of civilians in Libya,” missile attacks have been directed at Tripoli and Qaddafi’s compound, according to a March 20 CNN article. Odyssey Dawn doesn’t stop at merely enforcing a “no-fly zone.” The US has already attacked so many ground targets in Libya that Arab League chief Amr Moussa has accused America of the “bombardment of civilians,” according to a March 21 Arab News article. Although the administration has painted the operation as an

international effort, the US has fired most of the cruise missiles that have hit Libya. Germany, Brazil, Russia, India, and China have all opted not to take part in the attack. In a March 19 CNN interview, Vice Admiral William Gortney referred to “Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from both U.S. and British ships and submarines” before later admitting that only “one British submarine” had helped with his efforts. If history is any indicator, when a war is sold to the public as an international effort, we can expect America to end up bearing the brunt of the burden. Einstein said “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” After watching pointless interventions fail and backfire from Vietnam to Iraq, it should be apparent that military action in Libya is insane. How many countries do we have to needlessly invade before we realize that doing

so does nothing more than generate hatred and recruit terrorists? In the 1930s, American civilians who were passionate about the Spanish Civil War volunteered to travel to Spain and fight, calling themselves the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Today, proponents of intervention in Libya would rather send someone else’s son or daughter to die while they watch it on MSNBC. If the fight against Qaddafi is important to you, do something about it yourself rather than expending the men and women who’ve volunteered to protect you. At the very least, donate your own money instead of expecting the rest of the country to pay for it. If, on the other hand, you continue to support Obama unconditionally, please take that peace sign bumper sticker off your car. Ian Huyett is a sophomore in political science and anthropology. Please send comments to opinion@spub.ksu.edu.

Apple ‘fanboy’ label unjustified, has negative meaning

“Zach Goldsmith cause he’s Zach Goldsmith, look at him. Really.” John Deterding SENIOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ADVERTISING

Danny Davis I’d make a puppet version of myself because my face cashes checks.” Benjamin Eldridge JUNIOR IN ENGLISH

“I’d like to see Sean Connery just cause I’d like to see a ventriloquist do that accent.” Josh Carroll JUNIOR IN HISTORY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

“An Obama puppet so the country would have a way to take bad news better.”

Many people probably remember the famous Mac versus PC commercials that ran for a few years. They were part of Apple’s “Get a Mac” advertising campaign. Long before these commercials began running in 2006, Apple users were labeled as “fanboys,” both in real life and on online message boards. But these commercials seemed to have added fuel to the name-calling. Now it seems that if you so much as mention that you like an Apple product, you are likely to be labeled a fanboy. In particular, the label seems to be used most on those people who own more than one Apple device. But is it wrong to be fanboy if the products are good? Take the iPad, for example. IDC, research firm, claims Apple holds 73 percent of the tablet market share. Another report released on March 10 by ChangeWave Research revealed 82 percent of 3,091 customers surveyed said they planned to buy the iPad. Are all of those people Apple fanboys? There are those who would rather criticize Apple’s business practices, particularly when it comes to mobile products. Perhaps the most common argument against iOS, Apple’s mobile

device operating system, is that Apple’s update is not released until weeks App Store is a “walled garden,” meanor sometimes months after Google ing Apple dictates what is available makes it available. This leaves a huge to users. But is that such a bad thing? fragmentation in the Android market Evidently not as developers have share with large portions of users created over 350,000 apps with over running one version of Android while 60,000 of those created specifically for others run another version, and a third the iPad, according to a Jan. 22 Apple set of users run yet another version of press release. Over 10 billion apps have the system. been downloaded, so far. Also in the arena, Research in Those numbers Motion (RIM) is apparare staggering ently trying to release Fanboys saved especially when comBlackberry Playbook Apple from near- it’s pared to the comtablet. I use the word bankruptcy. Fan- “apparently” because petition, or lack of competition. During boys have driven it’s not entirely evident a keynote address, they are doing. RIM Apple stock up from what Google CEO Eric used to be a smartphone $55 in July 2006 to champion until it got Schmidt revealed that the Android it’s current price of behind the times. Now Market has over are making a laugh$352, but somehow they 150,000 apps, but able mess out of their the term “fanboy” Playbook launch. They unlike most apps in the Apple App Store, carries a negative have held three product not all Android apps announcements for the meaning. are compatible with Playbook. Normally all Android phones. this wouldn’t be so terMany anti-Apple people will quickly rible, but RIM hasn’t shipped a single point out that Android is an “open” Playbook. Rumor has it they will be platform, inviting all developers and coming out the first week of April, but manufacturers to shape it. Android’s RIM has been running commercials openness is not a good thing, however. and announcing new versions for With manufacturers such as HTC months. And still, no product. What’s and Motorola selling Android phones more, the development program for with their own user interfaces, app the Playbook costs twice as much developers have to cater to each user as Apple’s development program interface. Apple also has an advantage and is a huge mess to even get to because they control the release of a point where a developer can operating system updates. But with begin constructing an app. Android, updates are released by Going to the computer the individual cellular providers or aspect of Apple’s business, manufacturers. All too often, the latest choosing a Mac only invites

the fanboy insult because the majority of people choose PC. From both a customer standpoint and developer standpoint, buying Apple products is just logical. Apple is the hot technology company right now and they’ve brought their success with the Mac to the mobile arena. Fanboys saved Apple from nearbankruptcy. Fanboys have driven Apple stock up from $55 in July 2006 to it’s current price of $352, but somehow the term “fanboy” carries a negative meaning. I don’t see Mac users calling PC users “fanboys” for owning a computer equipped with Windows, or Android users for choosing Google. Am I fanboy for typing this on a Macbook with my iPhone sitting beside me? Maybe I am. But if I am, there are valid reasons and I don’t believe it is a bad thing. Danny Davis is a sophomore in journalism and mass communications and political science. Please send comments to opinion@spub.ksu. edu.

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Student advocate discusses learning outcomes, student diversity Beth Bohn K-State Communications and Marketing A longtime national advocate for students will deliver the 2011 Chester E. Peters Lecture on Student Development at K-State. Gwendolyn Dungy, executive director of NASPA, an association for student affairs administrators in higher education, will present “Achieving Student Learning Outcomes: The Challenge of Educating the New Di-

versity of Students” at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Town Hall Room at the K-State Leadership Studies Building. The lecture is free and open to the public. It’s sponsored by the College of Education dean’s office and organized by the department of special education, counseling and student affairs. Dungy has been executive director of NASPA since 1995, pursuing a number of initiatives to enhance the association’s role in public policy, research,

professional development and student learning and assessment, with a particular interest in increasing the veteran student population. Internationally she has increased alliances and collaborations between NASPA and higher education-related associations and nonprofit groups in other nations. This work includes traveling to Jordan, at the request of U.S. Department of Education and Department of State, to represent student affairs and moderate a panel ad-

dressing community colleges in the Middle East and North Africa. She was a consultant to the Center for Higher Education Transformation in South Africa, which worked for the establishment of a national association for student services professionals in the country. She also represented U.S. student affairs at the 50th anniversary of the National Academy of Education Administration in Beijing, China. Dungy is the author of numerous articles about higher

education in books, journal and magazines, including in the book “Learning Reconsidered: A Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience.” She also is a contributing author of “Learning Reconsidered II: A Practical Guide to Implementing a Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience.” She consults regularly for colleges, universities, corporation and government agencies on strategic planning and leadership, and has given frequent presentations

at national meetings, institutes, conference and professional development events. The Chester E. Peters Lectures in Student Development Series was established in 1983 and named in honor of Peters, a longtime vice president for student affairs at K-State, for his many contributions to students and the student personnel profession. More information about the lecture series is available at http://www.k-state.edu/chetpeters.

Passion for planning: professor receives international medal

Dietitian, entrepreneur to discuss her trip down a road less traveled

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Jane P. Marshall K-State Communications and Marketing

For Peter Magyar, professor and head of K-State’s department of architecture, the journey to become an architect was anything but planned. That’s partially why an upcoming ceremony, where he will be the first-ever recipient of the Pro Architectura Hungarica medal from the Association of Hungarian Architects, is so meaningful. “This was something I never predicted could or would happen,” Magyar said. “It’s an honor to have my work recognized, but it’s also very personal for me.” Magyar will be honored Wednesday, April 6, in Budapest, Hungary. The medal recognizes architects working outside of the country whose work and activities help advance the profession and represent the excellence of Hungarian architecture and architects in the world. In the audience will be his siblings, his daughter and his grandchildren -all of whom live in Hungary. After receiving the medal, Magyar will give a presentation about his work and his life - from his uncertain beginnings in higher education to designing buildings around the globe. He also will discuss his multiple books and his career as an educator, shaping the minds of future architects on five continents. Growing up in Hungary, Magyar couldn’t pursue a public education because of the country’s then-communist system. “My father had a grain mill and had 10-15 people working with him,” Magyar said. “After I finished middle school I wasn’t allowed into high school. I was considered an enemy of the people because of my father’s occupation.”

But Magyar’s mother was a teacher, so he was homeschooled and graduated from high school summa cum laude. He then applied for admission into the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts, and was congratulated on his acceptance by the committee chair. When Magyar went to the academy the following day to see his name on the acceptance list, it was missing, as the local party apparatus had intervened. His mother wrote to the Ministry of Education and Culture, which issued a response letter that Magyar still has to this day. It stated that because of his ancestry/parents’ background, he was not allowed to pursue higher education and should instead learn a trade. Five more tries ended in five more rejection letters. “That first letter from the ministry was really a gift for my life. It made me try again and again in

“Without passion and love for your profession, there is no way you can design” Peter Magyar head of departement of architecture life,” Magyar said. “I would have grown into a completely different person if everything went well on the first try.” Eventually a mandatory draft greatly reduced the student population and the number of potential applicants, allowing Magyar to be admitted to the Technical University of Budapest. One day on a whim Magyar visited the shop of an accomplished furniture designer, asking for an apprentice position. This, he said, led to his discovery of architecture and his decision to study it.

“I wanted to explore that scale which lets you make something larger. Architecture seemed to be the right profession for that,” he said. “To me, architecture is very humanistic and even anthropomorphic because you have to know how to make things to serve well the human body and psyche,” he said. “But it also deals with ideas, and most of all, it’s art. It’s art in its most developed form.” Magyar’s career in architecture seems to be built like a dream. He is a registered chief architect in Hungary and Europe; was the founding director of the School of Architecture at Florida Atlantic University; has been a guest professor at the Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark; is president of his Spaceprint Inc. consulting firm; has authored five books, including “Thought Places” and “ThinkInk;” has won multiple awards; and is the designer of many built and un-built projects around the world. In June 2010, he entered an international competition to design a house for Johann Sebastian Bach, as if the noted composer was still alive. Magyar’s layout included space for a Yamaha electronic keyboard. Another international competition in Dec. 2010 asked to design a home for late Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund. Magyar’s submission centered around an iHouse on an iLand -- with the “i” standing for imaginary, because Asplund, like Magyar, used imagination and ingenuity to craft his designs. Most of Magyar’s focus now is helping architectural students develop their skills, find their purpose and learn to draw and design. He continues to create, too. “Without passion and love for your profession, there is no way you can design,” he said.

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Ellyn Elson has been called a hospitality industry dynamo. Add to that monikers such as creator of a multimillion-dollar food and nutrition software systems company, registered dietitian, passionate promoter of sustainability and author. Elson will be at K-State on Wednesday, April 6, to present the 37th Grace M. Shugart Lecture, “A Road Less Traveled,” at 1:30 p.m. in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union. It’s sponsored by the department of hospitality management and dietetics in the College of Human Ecology and is open to the public. “I’ll speak to the opportunities that were available to me as a registered dietitian,” she said. “I always took a different path but in the end discovered many ways in which my profession helped me to become very successful. I will also discuss the power of networking with professional colleagues and involvement in professional associations.” Elson lives in California and is founder and former owner of Computrition, named one of the nation’s top 500 woman-owned businesses by DiversityBusiness. com. The business specializes in food service and nutrition management software for the hospitality and health care industries worldwide. One of her current endeavors is FocusGreen LLC,

a business “committed to assisting others so that they may live and work in sustainable environments that provide the highest degree of efficiency and personal satisfaction,” Elson said. She also has Destination for Life LLC and Simply Chic Productions LLC.

“Ellyn is the classic ‘mover and shaker’ and an entrepreneur of the first order. We’re delighted to have her on campus to inspire all of us to new heights” Deborah D. Canter professor of dietetics An expert in the area of innovative systems and creative management approaches to the dietetics profession, Elson speaks widely on the use of marketing and motivating teams to ensure maximum efficiency while having fun in the workplace. Elson was the first woman to be honored with the International Food Service Executives Association’s Industry Award of Excellence for significant contributions as an industry leader. She served as the president of the American Dietetic Association Foundation and on the foundation’s board of directors from 1992 to 1993. In 2006 she, along with her co-author Ken Wasco, published “Live Like You Mean It, “ a best-selling mo-

tivational road map to a happier life. “The fact that we have hosted this lecture series for 37 years is a tribute to the lasting legacy of Grace Shugart. As our department head for more than 20 years, she set the tone for excellence and professionalism that we strive to maintain to this day,” said Deborah D. Canter, professor of dietetics. “Ellyn Elson joins a long line of distinguished industry leaders as she comes to speak to our students, faculty and friends,” Canter said. “Ellyn is the classic ‘mover and shaker’ and an entrepreneur of the first order. We’re delighted to have her on campus to inspire all of us to new heights.” The Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series brings dietitians and food service and hospitality experts to KState for the enrichment of student curricula and to provide continuing education for practitioners in the field. Established in 1975, the lecture series honors the late Shugart, former department head and co-author of “Food for Fifty” and “Food Service in Institutions.” Shugart helped build the profession of dietetics and institutional management throughout the United States, serving as president of the American Dietetic Association. She also was a Medallion Award winner and received the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, the American Dietetic Association’s highest honor.


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TOUGH SERIES

Who let the dogs out?

Paul Harris For the second straight year, the Butler University Bulldogs are playing in the national championship game. Last year, sophomore swingman Gordon Hayward’s last second heave from half court ricocheted off the backboard and bounced off the rim in a disheartening loss to Duke. No one thought the Bulldogs would be able make the same improbable run in back to back years. Yet here they sit. The same dopey Indiana kids, who look as unassuming as a bag of potatoes, are playing for a national championship again. The same could be said about Butler’s opponent: The University of Connecticut Huskies. Led by junior guard Kemba Walker, the Huskies have yet to lose in a tournament this year. In a grueling five-day stretch, the Huskies were the first team to win the Big East conference championship since the team moved to the double-bye format. Walker, a Bronx native, made Madison Square Garden his stage. He is the most clutch player in college basketball. If his team needs a shot, Walker will deliver. It is not Walker’s ability to hit shots that has been so mesmerizing about the Huskies run, but it is their will. Their line-up is chocked full of underclassmen. Freshman guards Shabazz Napier and Jeremy Lamb have played like anything but their class. While Butler is past the Cinderella label, this year’s championship game will pit the tough-nosed guard from New York in Kemba Walker against the fundamentally sound group from Indiana. Indiana and New York share an intense rivalry when it comes to basketball. Both consider themselves the holy grail of the sport. While Indiana focuses on fundamentals, New York is all about flash and toughness. The rivalry was taken to a national stage in the 1990s, when the NBA’s Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks battled in the Eastern Conference playoffs. After nearly a decade, the two states will share the spotlight again. The coaches are about as different from each other too. UConn’s head Jim Calhoun is a tough brazen individual, who has two championship rings (1999, 2004), and a Hall of Fame membership. Calhoun is currently under investigation by the NCAA for his recruitment of former Connecticut player Nate Miles Jr. Miles was given impermissible benefits from a former team manager. According an ESPN report, Calhoun knew about the impermissible benefits. It is widely speculated that if Calhoun wins the national championship, he will retire from UConn. On the other hand, you have Butler head coach Brad Stevens, who is a fresh-faced choirboy. His team relies heavily on set plays and tough defense. Stevens has cemented himself as one of the best coaches in the game, but will need to evaluate his options again at the end of the season. He signed a 10-year extension last year, but could bolt Butler for a school in one of the major conferences. So, here we sit. In a year that has favored the underdogs, it makes sense to pit the Huskies versus the Bulldogs. Now we just have to wait and see which dog has more bite than bark. Paul Harris is a senior in journalism and mass communications. Please send comments to sports@spub. ksu.edu.

K-State baseball team takes one win in series Sean Frye junior staff writer

Following their two-game sweep of Northern Colorado, the Wildcats played host to the fifth ranked Texas A&M Aggies, who currently sit atop the Big 12 standings. The Aggies claimed the first two games of the series on Friday and Saturday with scores of 6-3 and 4-3 respectively. On Sunday, the fortunes turned for the Wildcats as Nick Martini broke the NCAA Division I record for consecutive games by reaching base Anthony Drath | Collegian safely with 87 games en route to a Shane Conlon, freshman pitcher, catches the ball as a Texas A&M player tries to make it to first base during the 9-4 win for K-State. game Saturday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium. The wildcats lost 4-3 on Saturday and lost 1-2 in the series. Friday’s game was defined by the fourth and fifth innings offensively up a 4-3 lead. The Aggies drew after going seven innings without King blasted a home run over the for the Aggies, as they crunched out first blood off an RBI-double from a run. With no outs, House blasted right field fence for the first run, and all of their six runs in those innings. shortstop Kenny Jackson that split an RBI-double to right-center field, then Mike Kindel hit an RBI-double In front of 1,422 fans, the Wild- the gap in right-center field. Second putting the score at 4-3. The Wild- that scored Wade Hinkle, who had cats took an early 2-0 lead thanks baseman Charlie Curl then singled cats were unable to produce any- reached third base on a triple. to RBIs from Jason King and Mike up the middle for two more RBIs, thing in the bottom of the inning, Krey Bratsen provided two RBIs Kindel that scored putting the score leaving the Aggies with their ninth for the Aggies, with the second one Tanner Witt and “Our guys came up with at 3-0. The Wild- straight victory. tying the game in the top of the fifth Martini. However, cats slowly crept “All three of (K-State’s) runs inning. However, in the bottom of the two-inning some big hits. The kids back into the game, were with two outs, we couldn’t the fifth, the Wildcats poured on explosion by the are confident and we as they found the finish innings,” Aggies head coach four runs, which was highlighted by Aggies was too in Rob Childress said. “With the wind Jared King’s two-run homer. are competing hard” scoreboard much to overcome. the bottom of the blowing the way it was, and how K“Offensively, we were much “We had some Brad Hill second inning via State played, we were fortunate to better this weekend, so it was great good momentum to see that production pay off in a head coach an RBI-single from come out here and get a win.” early but then we catcher Dan Klein. After dropping two straight positive way,” Hill said. lost it,” K-State After three score- games to the Aggies despite outJared King snagged his third head coach Brad Hill said. “It was less innings, the Wildcats contin- hitting them, they found the win RBI of the day in the bottom of the that four run inning that killed us. ued to close the gap, as Jared King column on Sunday, as they hung seventh inning, and the Wildcats’ They tied it up then we came back capped off a two-out rally in the nine runs on them on their way pitching staff blanked the Aggies and scored one. But we didn’t come bottom of the sixth inning with an to a 9-4 victory. They were led by from the sixth inning on, giving up and make plays in those situa- RBI-single that scored Mike Kindel. Jared King, who had one home run them a 9-4 victory to close out the tions. It just didn’t happen.” “Our guys came up with some and three RBIs and Martini, who series. Jared Moore earned the vicStarting pitcher John Stilson big hits,” Hill said. “The kids are broke the record on an RBI-double tory for the Wildcats on the mound, was credited with the win for the confident and we are competing that put the Wildcats up 4-2 in the while James Allen earned his eighth Aggies, putting his record at 2-1, hard.” second inning. save on the year. The highlight of while the Wildcats’ Kyle Hunter’s After an intentional walk to “It was a big relief,” Hill said. the day though was Martini breakrecord fell to 2-2 with the loss. Joa- Martini in the bottom of the sevThe Aggies shook up Wildcats’ ing the record. quin Hinojosa also earned his sixth enth inning, third baseman Jason starting pitcher Kayvon Bahramza“It’s pretty amazing,” Hill said. save of the year. King belted an RBI-double to left- deh early by loading the bases and “He was really locked in today. It’s Saturday’s matchup proved to center field that brought home the hanging two runs on him in the hard to describe, I don’t see how be the most exciting of the series, tying run. However, in the top of first inning. The Wildcats respond- that happens. That’s a lot of at bats, as it came down to a ninth inning the ninth inning, the Aggies fi- ed though by tying the game in the so to be able to string that many run by the Aggies for them to seal nally found the scoreboard again bottom of the first inning. Jason games together is amazing.”

Women’s golf competes in final event of regular season Ashley Dunkak senior staff writer

Jonathan Knight | Collegian

Gianna Misenhelter, freshman in open option, follows through on a swing during practice Friday at Colbert Hills.

of sun and light breeze on the second day. Because those circumstances affect all the As the postseason of col- golfers, when weather gives lege men’s basketball comes an opportunity instead of to a close, so does the regu- posing an obstacle, the athlar season for college wom- letes have to take advantage, en’s golf at K-State. Today Knight explained. and tomorrow, the Wildcats The athletes representcompete at the Indiana Invi- ing K-State at the Indiana tational for the Invitational will first time, markbe senior Elise ing the team’s For the first time Houtz, juniors last competition this season, K- Paige Osterloo before the Big 12 Ami Storey, State won’t go and Championships sophomore head-to-head Whitney Pyle and begin on April 22. with any other freshman Gianna The team Big 12 teams this Misenhelter. The will tee off at 8 same lineup was week. a.m. and play used back on Oct. out the first two 31 of 2010, when rounds today. The weather. the Wildcats took 14th place com forecast for the compe- in the Alamo Invitational in tition area is 63 degrees with San Antonio, Texas. wind and a 50 percent chance For the first time this of rain until noon, when the season, K-State won’t go possibility of precipitation head-to-head with any other increases up to 80 percent Big 12 teams this week. Howaround 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. ever, it does have a few familAs the women play on the iar opponents in this tournanorth and west courses of ment’s field. The Wildcats the Otter Creek Golf Course have already faced Akron, in Columbus, Ind., they will Illinois, Illinois State, Indilook to improve on their last ana, Louisville and Wisconcompetition in the Mountain sin this season with a 4-5-0 View Collegiate, where they record against those teams. In placed 14 out of 18 teams various tournaments, K-State with a collective score of 40- scored higher than Akron, over par 904. Illinois State (twice) and InHead coach Kristi Knight diana. In others, the Wildcats said in that competition, scored the same as Illinois, which took place March Louisville and Wisconsin 25-26 in Tucson, Ariz., the (three times). K-State women battled lessStrangers to the Wildcats than-ideal weather (chilly are Ball State, Bradley, Eastern temperatures and gusting Michigan, Evansville, Indiana winds) on the first day of University-Purdue University play but then failed to capi- Indianapolis, Michigan, Oaktalize on more ideal weather land and Western Michigan.

K-State Athletic Schedule: April 4 - 10 Monday

Tuesday

Men’s Golf at Wyoming Cowboy Classic All day in Scottsdale, AZ

Men’s Golf at Wyoming Cowboy Classic All day in Scottsdale, AZ

Women’s Golf at Indiana Invitational All day

Women’s Golf at Indiana Invitational All day

Wednesday Track at Texas Relays All day

Thursday Track at Texas Relays All day

Friday Tennis vs. Colorado 1:00 p.m. at Wamego Recreational Complex Baseball vs. Oklahoma 6:30 p.m. at Tointon Family Stadium Track at Texas Relays All day

Saturday Track at Texas Relays All day at Emporia Relays All day Baseball vs. Oklahoma 2:00 p.m. at Tointon Family Stadium

Sunday Baseball vs. Oklahoma 2:00 p.m. at Tointon Family Stadium Tennis vs. Mizzou 1:00 p.m. at Wamego Recreational Complex


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Parents urged to help children, teens reduce sodium in diet Nancy Peterson K-State Research and Extension Families typically have challenges with one or more picky eaters, so they may be surprised that a K-State Research and Extension children’s nutrition specialist is advising parents to teach their children to be selective. “There’s a difference between picky and selective, and an opportunity for parents to help children improve their health now and in the future,” said Sandy Procter, who also is a registered dietitian and state coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. “Children are much like adults, in that they, too, are consuming significantly more than the recommended daily allowance for sodium,” said Procter, who noted that researchers have reported that some four-yearolds were consuming 4.7 grams of sodium a day, which is more than three times the then daily recommendation of 1,500 milligrams. “We all need salt, which works in tandem with potassium to regulate pressure inside and outside the cells in our bodies,” Procter said. “Too much salt can cause retention of fluids, and that makes it more difficult for potassium to do

its pump-like job in regulating taste, said Procter, who encourbody fluids and causes blood ages parents to read labels and pressure to rise.” choose lower salt versions of “Physicians are seeing high processed foods. blood pressure in Parents do, young children, however, have “There’s a differand have linked an opportunity ence between it to asthma, as to effect change, well as osteopopicky and selec- as they choose rosis and stomach the food brought cancer in later tive, and an oppor- into the home years,” she said. tunity for parents and, at least, for The research is to help children young children, ongoing, and the can guide selecimprove their new USDA Ditions in restauetary Guidelines health now and in rants, she said. released early She urges parents the future,” this year have to evaluate the lowered the recSandy Proctor sodium in the ommended daily state coordinator for the family’s current allowances for U.S. Department of Agri- diet and to begin sodium to 1,000 culture’s Expanded Food a offering more milligram (for and Nutrition Education foods that are young children) Program lower in sodium and encourages at home and away no more than 1,500 milligram from home. for older children. “Model healthy choices,” she Trimming the salt from said. “We’ve all seen parents or meals and snacks is best when grandparents eating at a restauit’s a gradual process, said rant with a toddler nibbling on Procter. She also noted that French fries, which, in addition making food an issue isn’t likely to being salted, have been deep to create harmony. fried. “Salt is an acquired taste, Carrying along a small reand, while some salt occurs nat- usable container with carrot urally in foods (such as milk), strips, apple wedges, veggies processed and fast foods are the and low-fat dip, or dry wholeprimary source of sodium for grain cereal or crackers can satmost Americans,” she said. isfy a child, or an adult for that Children often will be in- matter, without encouraging a troduced to salt through baby taste for foods high in sodium and toddler foods that may that can harm health, said have been salted to improve Procter, who offered tips for

parents to improve the family’s eating habits: - Ease into gradual change, rather than going cold-turkey. - Put the salt shaker away. - Begin reducing processed foods, and increase healthpromoting fruits and vegetables into daily meals and snacks. - Read Nutrition Facts Labels to know what you are eating, and re-read labels periodically on frequently used processed food products because formulas can change. - Look for foods with labels that say “No Salt Added” and, again, read Nutrition Facts Labels. If a claim of “lower” or “reduced” sodium, the question becomes “lower than what?” or “reduced from what?’ - Be aware, as formulas for reduced sodium products may contain more sugar or other sweeteners. - Compare Nutrition Facts Labels on similar products from different sources, and choose the product that is lower in sodium. For example, in checking the sodium in graham crackers, we found that a national brand of honey grahams and store brand each contained 180 milligram of sodium per serving, and store brand with cinnamon 105 milligram per serving. The reduced salt version of a popular whole-grain cracker contained 60 milligram of sodium per serving, while the original version of the cracker

offered 230 milligram per serving. In checking frozen, familysized pizzas, we compared the sodium per serving in three offerings with similar toppings, and found that the sodium per serving offered choices for consumers: 680 milligram; 800 milligram; and 810 milligram per serving. Does that mean the family will need to give up pizza? “No,” said Procter, who urged choosing the product with the lowest possible sodium content or making a pizza together for family fun and savings on grocery dollars. Her suggestions include: 1) Consider a whole grain crust to add flavor, vitamins, minerals, and fiber that is important to removing body waste. 2) Substitute tomato paste which is lower in salt, mixed with low-sodium vegetable juice, and season with herbs such basil or oregano, rather than a prepared pizza sauce or tomato sauce that is typically higher in sodium. 3) Top with lean meats, poultry and/or vegetables. 4) Sprinkle lightly with lowfat cheese. * Brush up on your cooking skills, and invite the family to join you. Eating at home can save on the grocery bill; make the family less dependent on highly salted processed foods,

and help to teach children life skills in choosing and preparing foods that contribute to health. - Pay attention to portions or serving sizes and follow recommendations. - Encourage the family to drink water, rather than sugary drinks; and switch to fat-free or low-fat (1 percent) milk. - Re-think snacks and snack foods. “Snacks serve a purpose in our eating plans, but the boom in the snack food business, in which foods often are highly salted, is contributing to national concerns about increased consumption of sodium that can be harmful to health,” Procter said. She noted that, in past years, an after-school snack often consisted of low- or unprocessed foods such as fruit or graham crackers with milk. Look to foods that contribute to health rather than pre-packaged processed snack foods, and time snacks to fill the gaps between meals. Check serving size, and stop at one, rather than graze or munch mindlessly, she said. More information about nutrition, health, choosing foods, and preparing family meals is available at K-State Research and Extension offices throughout the state and online. To review and/or download the new USDA Dietary Guidelines go to Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Animal science students place in regional academic quadrathlon K-State Research and Extension A team of K-State students placed fifth overall in the 2011 Animal Science and Industry Academic Quadrathlon held in Des Moines, Iowa, March 13-16. The team competed against 14 other university teams. The students on the K-State team, their major and hometown, included Kyla Clawson, senior in animal sciences and industry and agricultural economics, Satanta, Kan.; Richard Foster III, senior in animal sciences and industry, Wallis, Texas; Austin DeZeeuw, junior in animal sciences and industry, Elkton, S.D.; and Kendal Clawson, junior in finance and agricultural economics, Satanta, Kan. Karol Fike, assistant professor of animal science, serves as the team advisor. The competition includes four events: laboratory practicum, quiz bowl, oral presentation and written exam. The material in

the events covers animal science and industry information, with the oral presentation focusing on related topics currently in the news. The K-State team also placed fourth in oral presentation and fifth in laboratory practicum. The oral presentation topic was livestock production and climate change. K-State’s team is sponsored by Fourth and Pomeroy Associates, Inc. of Clay Center, Kan., also known as “Key Feeds.” Joe Ebert, Fourth and Pomeroy’s vice president and general manager is a 1971 K-State graduate in animal sciences and industry, and Joe Brown, company president is a 1959 graduate in feed science and management. The regional competition followed a local academic quadrathlon in February at KState, where 12 teams made up of K-State students competed to move on to the regional competition.

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SUMMER JOBS WITH SALARY, HOUSING AND ALL MEALS PROVIDED! Rock Springs 4-H Center is seeking 4550 Summer Staff employees for the coming summer. Must be energetic, enjoy working with youth and spending time outdoors. Most positions are for recreation instructors in areas including team building, horses, environmental education, rifles, trap, archery, canoes, crafts, disc golf and lifeguards. Positions are also available in food service, maintenance and custodial departments. Rock Springs is located south of Junction City, Kansas on the edge of the Flint Hills. In addition to salary, housing and meals, we provide staff with free wireless Internet, free laundry services, use of the activities when groups are not in session and an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of youth that will last beyond your lifetime. For an application please visit our website at www.rocksprings.net or for more information you can contact Megan Page at mpage@rocksprings.net or 785-2573221.

HOWE LANDSCAPE Incorpoated is looking to hire a chemical applicator. Experience is helpful but will train the right person. Will work with schedule, but prefer to have a full time person. Apply three ways, at 12780 Madison Road, Riley, call 785-7761697 to obtain an application, or e-mail us at askhowe@howelandscape.com.

THREE-BEDROOM brick house close to campus. August lease. RECONDI930-990/ month. DETAIL/ Washer/ dryer. No pets. TIONING Technician. Busy automotive shop 785-317-5026. looking for second shift (4:30- 11:00) Detail/ ReTechniT H R E E - B E D R O O M conditioning HOUSE 917 Thurston. cian. Applicants must Newly remodled. Au- have a valid driver’s ligust lease, $1200/ cense and pass drug month. Off-street park- screening. Contact Jay ing, washer/ dryer. 785- 785-565-4045. 447-0404. BODY FIRST Tennis and Fitness Center is T H R E E - B E D R O O M now hiring front desk HOUSE 917 Bluemont. staff for the spring and June lease. Washer / summer. Evening and dryer, dishwasher. www.- weekend availability a somersetmgmtco.com. must. Responsible for 785-539-5800. answering phones, scheduling, administrative work, and creating a welcoming atmoRoommate Wanted sphere. Outgoing and upbeat personality with ability to be focused on providing excellent cusR O O M M A T E S tomer service. To apNEEDED immediately. ply, please send a All utilities included in cover letter and resume rent. www.wilksapts.to: Body First Tennis & com. Call or text 785Fitness 3615 Claflin 776-2102 or (text only) Road Ave. Manhattan, 785-317-4701 or 785KS 66503 477-6295. CHIPOTLE. WORK at a place where you ACTUALLY like to eat the food. Now hiring for all shifts. Apply in person at 606 N. Manhattan Ave.

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ENERGY MANAGEMENT Systems/ Building Automation Specialist. Manhattan, KS. Under general supervision, conducts preventive maintenance, repair, installation, and commissioning and general servicing of systems (including detailed troubleshooting of systems) in the operation of a central chilled water plant. Responsible for reliable and energy efficient operation of the plant. Responsible for high levels of customer satisfaction through direct, on site, customer interface. Properly completes required project and service documentation. As a Fortune 200 company, we offer unlimited opportunities for both professional and personal growth, including service vehicle, tools, uniforms and 401k. For consideration, please apply online and search job number 060145. www.jci.com Johnson Controls. Equal Opportunity Employer. FULL-TIME LONGTERM position open on a large farming and cattle family operation. Need a good, honest, hard-working employee who loves doing a good job farming and raising cattle. Experience and skills in areas of equipment operation, cattle feeding and doctoring, pivots, mechanics, and a CDL very helpful. Great epuipment and great environment. Salary based on experience and ability. Send contact information, work experience, and references to: Schlessiger Farms 343 Southeast 100 Avenue. Ellinwood, Kan. 67526. Questions call 620-5643529.

NOW HIRING experienced kitchen staff. Please apply at Coco Bolo’s. LOCAL UPSCALE Japanese Restaurant is looking for wait staff, hostess, manager, bartender. Good pay. 900 Hayes Drive (Next to Wal-Mart) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 347-781-9980 or yxco814@gmail.com. LOOKING FOR an experienced cook for a great house, near campus. Send resume: Student Publications, 103 Kedzie, Box100 Manhattan, KS 66506. MARKETING SERVICES, in the Kansas State University Division of Communications and Marketing, is seeking a student to help coordinate and execute the university’s online and social media campaign. More information at http://www.kstate.edu/vpcm/jobs/ To apply, e-mail letter of application and resume in PDF format to: vpcm@k-state.edu. Subject line: marketing student - social media. Candidates should indicate which social media sites they have experience with and are encouraged to provide work samples. Review of applications begins April 8; position is available immediately.

MOTOCYCLE TECHNICIAN. Busy motorcycle/ automotive shop looking for motorcycle technician. Motorcycle brand certifications or ASE automotive certification a plue. Job may also include automotive HELP WANTED for cus- repairs from time to tom harvesting. Truck time. Contact 785-565driver and grain cart op- 5297. erator. Good wages, guaranteed pay. Call HOWE LANDSCAPE In970-483-7490, corporated is looking to evenings. add a couple of foreman to our team. LandBARTENDER, WAIT scape experience helpSTAFF AND DOOR- ful but not required. Will MAN. So Long Saloon train the right person. is now hiring, please ap- Pay dependent on performance with good ply in person. benefits available. Apply three ways, at ADMINISTRATIVE OF- 12780 Madison Road, FICE Coordinator Riley, call 785-776sought by thriving Man- 1697 to obtain an applihattan non-profit. Full- cation, or e-mail us at time with benefits possi- askhowe@howelandble. Respond with re- scape.com. Applicasume by April 8 to tions will be taken until exec@bgclubmanhat- April 1. tan.com.

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CUTS | Economy still in recession Continued from page 1 that is another additional expense on the budget. Former Kansas governor John Carlin said the government made that money “strings attached” because employment was a major concern at the time, so it made sense that the focus would be providing money to allow school districts to hire people or keep people employed. That the funds are provided for a limited amount of time was made clear up front, but picking up the difference is always an issue. “The hope was the economy would improve fast enough to fill in the gap that was going to be there when the federal money ran out,” Carlin said. “For the most part, that’s not taking place. The recession has been longer and deeper than an-

ticipated, and we’re struggling all the planned spending had harder and harder to get out of occurred. This was the underit. There are positive signs, but standing, he said, when he was the reality is the recession still the governor from 1979 to 1987. has a huge impact on a lot of “If we had continued that, people, and certainly those in we would have a little more the school system.” flexibility during the middle of While Carlin a budget year, mentioned a and there’d be “There are positwo-year budget resources tive signs, but the some as a plan that there to dip might ease the reality is the reces- into to finish problem pre- sion still has a huge the budget year sented by budget not have impact on a lot of and cuts that come this problem,” people, and cerin the middle Carlin said. “But of the school tainly those in the we’ve kind of got year, he said the in a pattern of school system.” solution would making things be to create the John Carlin pretty tight, and budget with the former Kansas governor they’re talking goal of having a about that now significant balfor fiscal year ance – not a huge rainy day ac- 2012 and very likely having count, but a few hundred thou- these situations develop again sand dollars – left over after next fiscal year.”

NCLB | Pros, cons of state assessments Continued from page 1 of that raw material. We’ve got to make something out of it.” As a teacher who deals with the state assessment every year, Marshall said No Child Left Behind is good because it holds all the teachers accountable for all of their students, which is needed to keep everyone on their toes, but said it is bad that it holds all students to the same level. “Everybody has to reach a certain bar and jump over that bar, and we all know that students and people in general aren’t cookie cutters and they don’t all fit the same mold,” Marshall said. “I think that’s the biggest flaw in it, is that we hold everybody to the same measure.” The Manhattan-Ogden School District does have a way in which it measures students’ individual performance. The “computer-based adaptive assessments,” as the tests are described on the Northwest Evaluation Association website, compose what Marshall refers to as “MAP testing” – MAP stands for Measures of Academic Progress. Students across the district will take the test within the first two or three weeks of school and then again in April. In this

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way, teachers can see not only at which level students are at but also from which level they have come. “You can measure each kid’s individual accomplishments throughout the year, and I think that’s the perfect system,” Marshall said. “That way you can say, okay, this child, in math, started off at a second grade level and ended up at a fourth grade level, even though they’re in the sixth

“Everybody has to reach a certain bar and jump over that bar, and we all know that students and people in general aren’t cookie cutters and they don’t all fit the same mold,” Susan Marshall President of Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education grade. They’re still not at level, but they gained two years in a year, so you can show that individual growth.” The district began using the system three or four years ago, Marshall said. The assessment

also shows the weaknesses of each student and builds tutorials for him or her based on the test results. Marshall said this kind of an assessment would be a great way to measure improvement in education. However, she does not see the school district opting out of No Child Left Behind any time soon, as the McPherson School District recently did in favor of its own alternate system. She said she thought revamping the act was on President Barack Obama’s campaign list and hoped that in the next two or three years the legislation would change and become a better system anyway. Former Kansas governor and K-State professor John Carlin said while No Child Left Behind is a good idea in theory, the mechanisms of it have to be improved. “The pro is it puts an emphasis on improving education and accountability,” Carlin said. “The con is it’s done in such a way we tend to end up just teaching to test results and don’t really, in the bigger picture, make any progress, and that is why there is a serious discussion and possible action in Washington to make changes and learn from that experience and only do it better.”

Manhattan’s own sculptor offers ghosts, shadows K-State Communications and Marketing There’s no place like home for sculptor Tal Streeter. An exhibition of the Manhattan High School alumnus’s work, “Lines Traveling Through Space: Ghosts and Shadows, Minimal Sculptures by Tal Streeter,” runs April 8 through Oct. 11 in the Orval Hempler Gallery at Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. Streeter’s first works as an artist -- done while he was living, working and exhibiting in New York City in the 1960s -- drew upon his Manhattan background. He describes these early sculptures as “a distillation, abstractions of the windblown grasses of the Konza Prairie.” His metal “Prairie Sculptures” were shown at the 1964 New York World’s Fair and the Whitney Museum of Art. One of the sculptures

is included in his Beach Museum exhibition. Also in the exhibition will be Streeter’s most recent work, which are done in a combination of heavier and lighter materials. “These works depart from the tradition of pure nonobjective minimalist art, as they allow the viewer to imagine a story connected to each one,” Streeter said. “For example, my work ‘Ghosts’ is a very pared-down story of the passage through life: youth, middle age, death. At the same time, the objects may still be read as pure structure, or ‘lines traveling through space.’” Streeter was born in Oklahoma City in 1934. His family moved to Manhattan when he was 2 years old, and he graduated from Manhattan High School in 1952. Streeter attended the University of Kansas, earning a bachelor of fine arts and a master of fine arts in design and sculpture.

He taught at KU before moving to New York to start his sculpture career. In 1969 Streeter went to Japan to study the art of kite making. Following his return to the United States two years later, he wrote “The Art of the Japanese Kite,” one of the most influential book about kites ever published in English. Streeter was inducted into the Manhattan High School Alumni Association Wall of Fame in February. More information about the Streeter exhibition is available by contacting Martha Scott at the Beach Museum of Art, 785-5327718, or dropping by the museum on the southeast corner of the K-State campus at 14th Street and Anderson Avenue. Free visitor parking is available next to the building. Normal museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Men’s golf team to compete in Wyoming Cowboy Classic Danny Davis senior staff writer The K-State men’s golf team has travelled south to Scottsdale, Ariz., to compete in the Wyoming Cowboy Classic today and tomorrow. Freshmen Thomas Birdsey and Jack Watson will lead the Wildcat lineup. Between the two players, they hold three top-five finishes and five top-ten finishes. Birdsey, with a 73.21 stroke average, is the team frontrunner, followed by Watson with a 74.71 average. The lineup remains unchanged from last weekend’s competition. In the

Border Olympics, Birdsey and Curtis Yonke were the top players for K-State. Sophomores Ben Juffer and Yonke and junior Kyle Smell will compete alongside Birdsey and Watson at the Cowboy Classic. Today’s competition is the first time the Wildcats have played in the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. The Wildcats will face competition from No. 22 San Diego and Big 12 teams including Baylor, Kansas and Colorado. At last year’s Wyoming Cowboy Classic, Cal State-Northridge won the tournament while Gunner Wiebe of San Diego captured was the individual

champion. Today’s competition marks the ninth year for the tournament. The tournament will begin at 7:45 a.m. on both days of the tournament. Rounds two and three will be played today with the final round taking place tomorrow. According to weather. com, golfers will face a moderate breeze at 10 m.p.h. and a forecasted high of 85 degrees. For tomorrow, the weather will be around the same, hitting 88 degrees with wind speeds of around 9 m.p.h. Scores will count from the top four players for each team. For live scoring, visit golfstat.com.

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