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System to shut down during Thanksgiving Danny Davis senior staff writer The iSIS online system is scheduled to receive an upgrade during Thanksgiving Break. Brian Arthaud-Day and Rebecca Gould, information technology assistants, presented during Student Senate on Thursday. Students, faculty and staff use iSIS to manage classes and school information. The upgrade, Arthaud-Day said, will take place beginning Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. The maintenance is expected to last until Nov. 24, but the system could come online sooner, he said. “If we do bring iSIS up early, we will make sure we communicate that through as many channels as possible,” Arthaud-Day said. “Enrollment will be unavailable when iSIS is unavailable.” If iSIS reopens on Nov. 24, open-enrollment is scheduled to begin. However, should ISIS come online early, there are a number of options on the table, Gould said. One would be to allow openenrollment early. Another option would allow students access to iSIS, but hold the openenrollment date at Nov. 24. Yet another possibility would give only faculty and staff access to iSIS early. The changes to iSIS come as the software vender, Oracle, begins a technology transition, Arthaud-Day said. To keep the system compatible with future upgrades and for regulatory purposes, K-State’s iSIS system must be updated before the summer. “A lot of what’s happening is behind the scenes,” ArthaudDay said. “It’s a technical upgrade for the most part.”
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Maria Lugones, feminist philosopher and educator, speaks in the Town Hall room of the Leadership Studies Building on Thursday evening. Lugones is scheduled to lead a workshop about intersectionality today at 3:30 p.m. in Hale Library, Room 401.
Speaker: People cannot label others they encounter Feminist philosopher discusses racial, cultural issues Thursday Katie Reilley junior staff writer Interlocking, enmeshment and categorization were just a few terms Maria Lugones, a feminist philosopher and professor at Binghamton University, shared with her audience during her talk, “Multiplicity, Intersectionality and Decoloniality,” in the Leadership Studies Building last night. Lugones defined these terms by tying them into the lecture’s theme of racial and cultural differences from
the post-colonization communities of her native country, Argentina, as well as Latin America and the United States. Interlocking, Lugones said, is defined as pure and separable. Enmeshment, on the other hand, is inseparable and fused. She went on to say that one cannot categorize people, because they become broken by the categorization. Lugones also spoke about race in the post-colonization communities as a major status symbol. She said race has a great deal to do with how humanely a person is treated. Feminism was also a main topic. “Feminism is just a political word,” she said. “Women are not a
political group.” Several groups worked hard to bring Lugones to speak at the university, and Lugones said it did not happen in the course of a few weeks. Groups like the Women’s Studies Program and especially Fire, a student and community feminist organization, helped bring Lugones to campus. “Several of us in Fire had read a lot of her work in different classes,” said Madeline Wetta, president of Fire and junior in women’s studies and English. “In a meeting last spring, we were talking about what we wanted to do this fall, and we started talking about Maria Lugones.” Wetta said Fire worked with its former adviser, Shireen Roshanravan,
assistant professor of women’s studies, along with several other organizations, and applied for university funding, and that’s how Lugones was able to speak on campus. Laura Thacker, senior in women’s studies and English, recognized that Lugones’ type of thinking differed greatly from opinions that most K-State students have experienced before. “The talk that she just gave isn’t really something that we’ve had at K-State before,” Thacker said. “Even though it was a lot in the talk, I feel like it can inspire people to go read her works and really try to wrap their brains around the concepts that we haven’t really been exposed to before.”
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Wellness website hosts art contest for 3rd year Students encouraged to explore creative sides Pauline Kennedy campus editor Students have the opportunity for their art to be displayed in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery in the K-State Student Union this December as part of the third annual University Life Cafe Art Contest. The contest, open to a wide variety of artistic work, is meant to promote the creative side of the website, and all students are encouraged to submit their original work. The website, which launched in January 2009, is an interactive wellness site meant to provide students with resources on healthy lifestyles and allow them to post creative work like poetry and art. Faculty in Counseling Services administer the site, but students and staff provide the content. “The primary purpose of the wellness website is not to just focus on negative things but to give them a place to go for information and positive interactions,” said Julie Hamel, graduate student in counseling
and student development. Hamel said the creative part of the site was something the students wanted to include. The contest is open to all students and all kinds of art including, but not limited to, photography, paintings, sketches, mixed media, sculptures and textile designs. The contest is a win-win situation for the website because it generates a great deal of traffic, which exposes students to the content on the site, Hamel said. This will be the third year the site is sponsoring the contest, which has grown each year since the website launched. Hamel said last year there were more than 80 entries, and with three days left in the competition, there are already 70 entries. To enter the contest, students must submit their original work online as a JPEG image by midnight Sunday. A panel of judges will decide which art to display in the Kemper Gallery. The art will be displayed from Dec. 2 to Dec. 22. For more information on the University Life Cafe or to submit work for the contest, visit universitylifecafe.org.
Donor registry for bone marrow to beneﬁt victims of leukemia, lymphoma, raise funds Woman organizes events to help those with cancer, remember her husband Karen Ingram opinion editor A bone marrow registry drive in the K-State engineering complex gives students and faculty the opportunity to save lives today. Sujatha Prakash, interim STEM project coordinator, organized the first drive with her husband, Prakash Krishnaswami, who was a professor in the mechanical and nuclear engineering programs, after he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2007. Prakash said she has been a registered bone marrow donor for about 15 years, but her husband’s illness inspired a passion to do more to help. “You don’t realize the impact until it happens to you,” Prakash said. Prakash said finding compatible bone marrow donors for non-Causasians is difficult, so they turned to the K-State community for help. Their efforts paid off when two donors who were a good
match were found for her husband. He received a transplant and was well for a while, but later had a relapse and died in 2008. “That’s the nature of the disease,” Prakash said. In spite of this personal tragedy, Prakash said her continued efforts with friends and family have helped save other lives. More than 70 people registered last year and Prakash said a friend of hers from India who fell ill has found three compatible donors. The National Bone Marrow Registry, called Be the Match, welcomes donors from around the world. To register, a prospective donor needs to sign a consent form and have a swab of their mouth taken — no needles necessary. “Do not take the decision lightly,” Prakash said. “I ask that you seriously think about it because, if you are a match, it’s a matter of life and death.” For those who cannot make it to the registry event, there are other options available. Information on how to become a donor is available at bethematch.org, and people can use the website
to update their address and contact information, something Prakash said is very important in a college community like Manhattan, where moving is common. Prakash is also hosting a fundraiser for cancer research in memory of her husband on Saturday. “Shop for a Cause” will offer handmade jewelry,
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scarves, paintings and other products for sale from 8 to 11 a.m. at Bluestem Bistro in Aggieville. Prakash and her family and friends make many of the items. Others who wished to help the cause have also shipped their contributions in from across the country. All of the proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for research in finding a cure. Prakash said that, like the bone marrow
registry, there has been great progress in research for cancers like leukemia. “But there is still a lot of work to be done,” she said. Those interested in helping can also purchase items from Bee’s Beads and Colors, a website created by K-State alumnus Bala Thiagarajan in memory of the late Krishnaswami. Again, all proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Bee’s Beads and Colors can be found at sites.google.com/site/balasraman/. Whether it be the bone marrow registry, the “Shop for a Cause” fundraiser or Bee’s Beads and Colors, Prakash said she strongly urges all K-Staters to join the fight in any way they can. “We’ve made this our ongoing cause,” she said. “Prakash Krishnaswami, or Dr. Prakash as he was known, was a very generous and loving person. He wanted to make sure that we did as much as we could, and more, to help people inflicted with this terrible disease. So please come out and register as a donor and keep his spirit alive.”
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More voters remain independent Student crew preps to collect in Kansas for Tuesday elections recyclables at Saturday’s event State sees 42K more people declare no party aﬃliation than it did in the 2008 vote Kelsey Castanon staff writer Campaign efforts are coming to an end with only a few days until Tuesday’s election, and voters have much to consider before Election Day arrives. While, according to the Kansas Office of the Secretary of State, there are 1.7 million registered voters, not all people on the electoral roll are registered with the two major parties: the Democrats and the Republicans. Instead, a newly dominating third party has been expanding recently. The party has no name, and moreover is not necessarily a party at all. They are the unaffiliated. The number of unaffiliated voters continues to rise. Data from state office reveals that out of the 1.7 million registered voters in Kansas, 744,975 are Republican and 460,318 are Democrats. With the Libertarian or Reform parties, 11,110 people are registered, but that leaves a significant gap of people who are not registered with any party: 490,395 people. This, in comparison to 2008, marks an increase of independent voters by 42,000 people. “People, especially young people, don’t want to be affili-
ated or identified as belonging to one political party or the other,” said Kelly Kultala, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor. “They may not agree with all facets of a political party’s platform, and they may think of themselves as more of an independent thinker.” Andrew Gray, Libertarian candidate for governor, had a different opinion about the increasing numbers of independents. He said the reason for the increase in unaffiliated voters is because it is impossible to differentiate between the two major parties. “We believe the two major parties have compromised their core values, which has alienated their supporters,” Gray said. “It would appear the major parties have the primary concern of maintaining power and the secondary concern of representing their constituents which disenfranchises many people.” Although the number of unaffiliated voters has increased, the number of voters registered as Republicans has decreased by about 10,000 in the past two years, according to the state office’s website. Understanding each unaffiliated voter’s standpoint would be complicated, which makes it hard to target specific demographics of unaffiliated voters. It is difficult to implement ways to attract unaffiliated voters who are students, Kultala said,
because the phone calls and literature go to their permanent addresses. However, she said the Kansas Democratic Party still tried to target independent voters for phone banking, voting initiatives and door-to-door canvassing, to name a few. The question is, why does being affiliated to a certain party matter? Does being an official member of one specific party truly make a difference in voter turnout? Gray said he does not believe affiliation matters overall because the largest growing bloc of voters are those who are considered unaffiliated. However, he said it could be significant depending on how being unaffiliated is viewed by the specific individual. The effects on voter turnout could be substantial if people are only conscious of the two-party system, seeing as how there are other political parties running Tuesday as well. There is a large population registered as independents, but Libertarians are also a growing political party with a 1.76 percent increase in registered voters, according to state office data. “In the past it appears the sentiment of voting for the lesser of two evils have become more prevalent,” Gray said. “Since the Libertarian Party of Kansas has proven to be more viable with pragmatic platforms, it has given people a sense of hope.”
K-State competing with 87 other schools for Game Day Challenge Calin Cooney junior staff writer This Saturday, K-State plans to compete in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Game Day Challenge for recycling. The event is put on by the EPA for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at their home football games. K-State is one of 87 schools that have registered to compete in the challenge, and each school participates during one home game in October. The challenge coincides with K-State’s All-University Homecoming game against Oklahoma State on Saturday. All students and fans are encouraged to participate by depositing plastic bottles and aluminum cans in blue bags that will be provided and leaving these bags on the ground upon entering the game. The bags will then be collected for counting and recycling. The targeted areas of focus are the
parking lots and other tailgating areas, as well as the stadium. The Game Day recycling crew will lead the effort. Zack Pistora, president of Students for Environmental Action and senior in political science, is one of the co-founders of the program. “Game Day Recycling started in 2008 with leadership from SEA and the student director of sustainability for SGA approaching KSU Facilities and KSU Athletics about recycling at the tailgating areas and inside the stadium at the home football games,” Pistora said. “We distribute blue bags to tailgaters to recycle their plastic, aluminum and glass beverage containers and then pick up the same recycling materials inside the stadium after the game.” Students are also invited to volunteer by promoting recycling during tailgating, collecting stadium recyclables after the game and sorting them on Sunday. “People can participate anytime at the Game Day Challenge for recycling,” Pistora said. “It starts by being aware, responsible and actively engaged in recycling at
each person’s respective tailgate and seating section in the game. The way we look at it, each of the 50,000-plus fans that attend the home games helping recycle for themselves and their neighbors is much more effective than a 50 person crew picking up everyone’s leftovers.” Pistora said fans can receive blue bags at the game and place the recycling in those or in recycling bins around and in the stadium. He said people can also volunteer after the game to help pick up the stadium recycling. This will begin at 4:30 p.m. At the conclusion of the event challenge, a winner will be declared based upon recycling per capita game attendance. The school that reduces the most waste by recycling in respect to the amount of fans that showed up to the game will win the challenge. However, the competition isn’t everything. “Just the pride of doing good as far as the environmental and educational gains from recycling at the football game and bragging rights among other universities are what concerns me,” Pistora said.
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If you could be anything for Halloween what would it be? “Jigsaw from ‘Saw.’”
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Funds between education, military unbalanced “Harry Potter, because he’s my hero.”
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Roberto Santana Villarreal Meraz “A construction worker.”
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When I see all the fancy arms and impressive Army airplanes, I imagine those must be very expensive, but I don’t understand why so much is spent in the Department of Defense when there are people who don’t go to college because they can’t afford it. The Census Bureau’s estimation of educational attainment in 2009 for Americans was that less than three out of 10 persons older than 25 had a bachelor’s degree or higher. That is one concern President Barack Obama demonstrated July 29 at the National Urban League Centennial Conference when he said, “The unemployment rate for folks who’ve never gone to college is almost double what it is for those who have gone to college ... eight in 10 new jobs will require workforce training or a higher education by the end of this decade.” This makes education a necessity, not a luxury, for every country’s economic development. According to the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing, the national average for one year of in-state tuition at a four-year college was $7,020 in 2009. I want to focus on a solution. According to the U.S. Government Printing Office’s website, the Department of Defense spent $688.04 billion of its projected expenses in 2010. I think a good way to get more people to finish their bachelor’s degrees without worrying about how they will afford the college tuition bill, is if the department spends less of those expenses. They should also give a small percentage directly to universities, so instead of raising tuition fees every year they can lower them. I won’t go so far and make
people angry by suggesting ing the national average down to America will lose its sovereignty. $6,215 per student. I don’t think People might ask, “Why would college should be totally free bewe want education without a cause people don’t appreciate the nation?” I would argue that things that are given to them for reducing 25 percent of the total free, but I really think we should expenses make college for 2010 affordable THE NUMBERS AT A GLANCE would to everyone provide Department of Defense’s projected expenses for 2010: who wants one year to study. $688.041 billion. of free The DOD’s projected expenses for 2011: $718.795 billion. education current Amount increased from 2010 to 2011: $30.754 billion. to more policy put National average for one year of in-state college than 24.5 the military tuition: $7,020. million first, then students. education. I Number of students who could go to school free This think both for one year if half of the department’s increase of would are imporexpenses from 2010 to 2011 ($15.377 billion) were more than used on tuition: 2,190,455. tant, which double the is why they U.S. Deshould be partment of balanced. Why Education’s projected enrollment should a poorer family send its in college for fall 2010, which is only child to the Army so he or currently 19.1 million students, she can get the tuition assistance according to the National Center needed to go to college? for Education Statistics. But maybe we don’t want so many educated people. It’s true that financial aid exists ough? for students, but is it enough? ho would Do you know anyone who like to go to college but can’t afford it? lI want to be more realistic, because I know the government will never do that to the Department of Defense. Here’s another possibility: According to the office’s website, the department’s expenses are projected to go up by $30.75 billion in 2011. I propose Mexico the government takes half of that amount, $15.38 billion, and gives it to the universities. Taking into account the national average tuition of $7,020, this money would help about 2.2 million students ts go to college for free. Or you can make everyone ryone pay less. If the $15.38 billion llion was divided among the 19.1 million currently enrolled students tudents in the U.S., tuition would d decrease by $805 per student, nt, bring-
Also at the centennial conference, Obama said, “America went from No. 1 to 12th in college completion rates for young adults. Used to be No. 1, now we’re No. 12 ... I want us to be back at No. 1 instead of No. 12.” This is my opinion of what he can start doing to achieve this goal. My most sincere respect and admiration go to all the soldiers who work every day to protect the U.S., which the world admires. Education should be inexpensive and within the means of everyone. The government should be there for every citizen who wants the opportunity. Even Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.” Roberto Santana Villarreal Meraz is a junior in political science. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cannon supports Fair Tax, rethinking policies Show to introduce Reform Party candidate for gov. also denies charges against him Austin Enns senior staff writer Ken Cannon, the Reform Party’s gubernatorial candidate, said he decided to run for governor after a friend in the legislature told him this year would be good for a candidate not in the two major political parties. Cannon said he thinks he is the best candidate for the job because of his hard work. “Frankly, I would have been satisfied running for whatever party; I want to be sitting in that governor’s seat,” Cannon said. Cannon’s Reform Party platform consists of three different issues: recruiting the right people, rethinking government and making sure government is the right size. Recruiting the right people means that Cannon is willing to cross party lines to build the right leadership team for the state. When asked about the people he wants in his leadership team, he said he would focus on that later. “That is something my team
will sit down and study so we can bring in the right people,” Cannon said. “I’m not going to recruit just from the Democratic or Republican pool. I am going to recruit from all parties and get the best people.” Rethinking government policies is Cannon’s next platform, and he has multiple suggestions on the issue. Whether it is teaching educators how to write grants, retooling the airplane industry to build wind generators or using Kansas farm products in school lunches, Cannon has many different ideas to improve the state. Changing the state’s tax code to the Fair Tax system is also on Cannon’s agenda, and he said Kansas should lead the way. The Fair Tax is a consumption tax that taxes purchases instead of income. “If my wife and I buy a recreational vehicle, I should be paying taxes on the vehicle,” Cannon said. “The Fair Tax shuts down all loopholes. Kansas should blaze a trail so all other states can follow and the federal government can follow.” Another major issue for Cannon is making sure government is the right size. One of his ideas to reduce the government’s size is to get rid of some
townships in various counties. Cannon also said he wants government to place less restrictions on businesses. “I just think small businesses have too many regulations and it becomes too much red tape people have to jump through,” Cannon said. “Most people in the U.S. don’t want to be dictated to, I would put together a team of mayors who could tell us what could be cut.” Even though Cannon favors smaller size in government, he is opposed to Sam Brownback’s plan to freeze state spending as a way to decrease the deficit. “You’ll be in world of hurt if you’re standing still and everybody is moving ahead; you might as well be moving backwards,” he said. Cannon is originally from Goff, Kan., and said he has spent 36 years in education working as a school administrator, college professor, teacher and basketball coach. He said in this campaign, he has been struggling to get more chances to appear with the other candidates. “I believe Kansas voters deserve to have more debates so Kansans can know more about their candidates. There has been one debate with all four
candidates, which is not nearly enough and an insult to voters and the state of Kansas,” Cannon said. The candidate said he thought the media was trying to narrow the coverage of the gubernatorial candidates down to the two main ones. “I did not know this ‘til I ran for governor, but the media controls too much,” Cannon said. “We struggle to get our name out in Kansas City. For the Hutch debates, we weren’t even invited.” The candidate has made the news recently in connection to an incident where he allegedly made threatening comments to a man who mentioned his son’s suicide. Cannon said the reports were completely false. “I’ve been in education 36 years with no issues, several things have popped up and one already went away,” he said. “I’ve never had legal issues with anyone, and I make a run for governor and these things start popping up. How dirty can politics get? It really aggravates me that somebody decided to tarnish my reputation.” Cannon declined to make specific comments about the incident because of advice from his lawyer.
audience to Indian classical dance style Natya dance portrays the element of fire Karen Ingram opinion editor Manhattan citizens and students will have an opportunity to experience the element of fire before trick-or-treating this Sunday. The Society for the Appreciation of Bharatiya Heritage and Arts is hosting “Natya: Dance of the Divine,” a performance to showcase one of the major styles of classical Indian dance. Anand Ramani, president of the society and graduate student in industrial engineering, said there are five major forms of classical Indian dance. Each represent an element, like water, air and earth. This performance will showcase Bharatanatyam, which represents the element of fire. Ramani said Bharatanatyam is a sort of acronym taken from the words Bhava, Raga and Tala, which mean expression,
music and dance, respectively. This style of dance originated in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Jhinook Mukherjee Sinha is scheduled to fly in from India to demonstrate this dance for K-Staters. Sinha has studied and performed Bharatanatyam for years in India. This will be her second time performing in America, Ramani said. “It’s a good intro to Indian dance,” he said. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union on Sunday. Halloween treats will be provided by the group. The time is set from 1:30 to 3 p.m. so as not to interfere with anyone’s evening plans for Halloween. Ramani said anyone interested in attending should not worry if they must come in their Halloween costumes because “the dancer will be in costume, too.” More information is available on the group’s website at kstate.edu/sabha or by e-mailing email@example.com.
Nurse: Eﬀects of ‘rooﬁes’ similar to drunkenness, diﬃcult to recognize Date rape drugs can cause confusion, hallucinations Collegian file story “I always wondered why they were called roofies, cause you’re more likely to end up on the floor than the roof. They should call ‘em floories,” Doug said. “Or rapies,” Alan, another character from the movie “The Hangover,” added. However, roofies are, in reality, anything but funny.
Rohypnol Roofies are derived from the drug rohypnol. According to The Partnership at drugfree.org, a nonprofit organization that helps parents prevent and treat their children’s drug use, rohypnol is not legally available for prescription in the U. S. It is used to treat severe sleeping disorders in Latin America and Europe but is often smuggled into the U.S., according to the Drug Enforce-
ment Administration’s website. Some rapists and sexual assaulters put rohypnol into drinks to hinder victims from fighting back. When the drug is used in a rape, it is called a “roofie.” Bill Arck, director of K-State’s alcohol and other drug education service, said drug manufacturers are trying to make it more difficult to use the drug improperly. “Makers of rohypnol changed the formula so when mixed with CMS depressants, alcohol and clear drinks turn blue, beer turns green and dark drinks turn murky,” he said. “They also have the tablet dissolving slowly.” Now possible victims may be more apt to notice the difference before they take a drink. If they do take a drink, though, they could know immediately something is wrong. Arck said the effects of roofies are generally significant enough that a person would know they were not alcohol-related, especially if the person is sober and not on any other prescription or recreational drugs at the time.
The drug can sedate a person in 20 minutes, and the effects usually last eight to 12 hours, but depending on the food, alcohol, or other substances in a person’s system, it could last longer.
GHB GHB, gamma hydroxybutyric acid, is a clear liquid that can easily be confused with water at first glance. It also comes in a white powder material, according to the DEA’s website. The body naturally produces small amounts of the chemical to help metabolism, but ingesting any more than that leads to effects similar to being high on ecstasy, hence its nickname “Liquid E.” A Sept. 18, 2005, Kansas City Star article about GHB reported that the drug is utilized more and more frequently in bars. “It’s still a big issue, and law enforcement and hospitals are way behind,” said Trinka Porrata, a retired Los Angeles police officer who is a head of Project GHB, a group that tries to raise
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Ketamine Ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride, has similar effects on the body to Rohypnol. Ketamine is approved for commercial use, like as a veterinary product in cats and monkeys for shortduration surgery or immobilization. It is also used as an anesthetic for children. Ketamine was used for battlefield injuries in the Vietnam War and other wars. It has been used for repeated procedures like radiation therapy and changing of burn dressings in which analgesia, pain reduction, is desired but deep anesthesia is not required. This drug lasts 30 to 60 minutes.
Benadryl Benadryl, dipenhydramine, is a less obvious drug that is playing a role in rapes and sexual assaults. “It is not easily detected,” said Tammy Herrera, registered
nurse and sexual assault nurse examiner at Mercy Regional Health Center. “They just overdose their victims on that instead of roofies.” Benadryl, an antihistamine with drying and sedative effects, is used to help with allergy symptoms. It is also used to treat allergic reactions to blood transfusions, to prevent and treat motion sickness and, with other drugs, to treat Parkinson’s disease and to treat anaphylactic shock from severe allergic reactions. Since the side effects ultimately result in a lifeless body, some rapists and sexual assaulters could prefer the drug to eliminate victims’ resistance.
Signs of ingestion The physical effects of rohypnol can be similar to being highly intoxicated, according to the K-State Women’s Center. For example, the victim could have nausea, vision problems, slurred speech, dizziness and, if taken under the right conditions,
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convulsions or blackouts. The effects of ketamine and GHB are similar and can also include aggressive behavior or breathing problems. In extreme cases, a person can go into a coma or die. Mental side effects include dreamlike feelings, confusion, hallucinations, losing a sense of time and identity, distorted perception of sight and sound, feeling out of control, out-of-body experiences, coma, numbness and partial or complete amnesia. Since most victims do not know the symptoms of being drugged, it might be hard to recognize. Therefore, the instances often go unnoticed. “It is hard to say the difference between being drugged and being drunk,” Herrera said. “We do not test for drugs because usually they are out of the system too fast. We take a blood sample from the victim and send it to KBA (Kansas Bioscience Authority) with the sexual assault kit. Sometimes they come back positive.”
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Despite losses, Wildcats improving On Monday, an article ran calling the play of our football team “unacceptable.” Interesting, considering we were coming off a heartbreaking loss in a shootout, when we gained 407 yards, and senior quarterback Carson Coffman showed growth and maturation for a second straight week. And while a win is a win and a loss is a loss, losing is a part of the game, and by no means were we expected to roll into Waco, Texas, and simply dominate the Baylor Bears. It was only the second loss of the season in a year in which the Big 12 North is wide open. We are trailing the Missouri Tigers by two games and the Nebraska Cornhuskers by one game. Due to a loss to the Huskers, however, we will have to beat them in the standings to win the North. So for all intents and purposes, we trail both teams by two games, with five left on the Wildcats’ schedule. Nebraska and Missouri play each other this week, so a win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys for K-State this weekend — granted, a tall order — guarantees the Wildcats will make up one of the games. Three games from now, K-State will play the Tigers, so an upset win would then make up for a game. The Tigers also have games at Iowa State, who defeated Texas at Austin, at Texas Tech, and Kansas, who can’t be discounted after defeating Georgia Tech in the second week. As for the Huskers, their remaining schedule consists of games at Iowa State, then Kansas in Lincoln, then at Texas A&M — which is a daunting trip for any team simply because of the environment — then Colorado to end the season. The Wildcats are by no means in the driver’s seat for the Big 12 North title, but the article Monday jumped the gun. Coffman has thrown 415 yards and two touchdowns in the past two games, and has added five touchdowns on the ground in those two weeks. Senior running back Daniel Thomas has also returned to his early season form, putting up 204 yards and three touchdowns in the past two games. The Cowboys are ranked 89 in the NCAA in points against, so the Wildcats are poised to rebound from their loss with potentially a shake-up win to celebrate All-University Homecoming. We are more than halfway into the season, and two losses is not unacceptable. An offense that puts up 33.9 points per game and a defense that only allows 25.9 is not unacceptable. Gut-wrenching, hard-fought victories against the likes of UCLA, Iowa State and Central Florida are not unacceptable. Five wins, one away from bowl eligibility, with five games to go, are not unacceptable. Head coach Bill Snyder was brought back to rebuild the program to where it was in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He is certainly on his way with a promising, youthful team that still has a shot to win the Big 12 North title. This football team this year has been anything but unacceptable. Sean Frye is a freshman in journalism and mass communications. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGROUPING OU, OSU, Iowa State looking to ﬁll holes, rebuild Ashley Dunkak sports editor Ashley Dunkak attended the Big 12 Conference basketball media days at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. After three hours of listening to the men’s coaches analyze their teams, Dunkak has put together a Big 12 Conference preview, giving insight into each of K-State’s conference opponents. Today’s segment features Iowa State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. This is Part Five of a five-part series.
Iowa State The Cyclones finished last season 15-17 overall and 4-12 in the conference. Big 12 coaches picked Iowa State to finish last in the league, and that poll is going up on the board where players can see it and play with a chip on their collective shoulder. This season, the Cyclones will be led by first-year head coach Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg is an iconic figure in Iowa State basketball history, and after a 10-year career in the NBA, he was working as an executive with the Minnesota Timberwolves when he accepted this position. On the Cyclones’ website, there are a slew of complimentary quotes about Hoiberg from all kinds of big names — college basketball analyst Jay Bilas, NBA Hall of Fame resident Larry Bird and others. As far as Hoiberg’s coaching staff, he followed the advice of Tim Floyd, who coached him his senior year in high school and for two years when Hoiberg played for the Chicago Bulls. That advice was 1. Assemble a staff that has great chemistry and 2. Hire people smarter than you. Hoiberg said his first few weeks on the job were “in-
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Senior guard Jacob Pullen moves the ball down the court as senior guard Cade Davis defends for Oklahoma during K-State’s game Feb. 20, 2010, in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma’s coach Jeff Capel said the team has gaps to fill this year. teresting.” Certainly, talks of conference realignment in addition to flooding that damaged the team’s arena qualifies as such. The new coach said the players came in with the right mentality, which meant a lot to him and has him excited about what he has seen. Hoiberg anticipates a breakout year for senior guard Diante Garrett and said the players will set screens for him and get the ball in his hands often. He said redshirt senior Jamie Vanderbeken is
“shooting the heck out of the ball right now” and opens up the floor because of his height — listed as 6-feet-11-inches on the team website. All in all, the rookie coach said he is excited about the future of Iowa State.
Oklahoma In 2009-10, the Sooners went 13-18 overall and 4-12 in the Big 12. On the cusp of his fifth season as head coach, Jeff Capel said he has been very impressed with the play-
coaches to represent the U. S. as the coach of the country’s under-18 team, said he was honored by the selection and that he will always cherish the experience. While the coach was optimistic about his team, the Sooners do have gaps to fill after the departures of Tiny Gallon, Tommy Mason-Griffin and Willie Warren. The first two were taken in the second round of
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Homecoming game takes Wildcats away to Missouri Sam Nearhood senior staff writer Apparently, the athletics department did not receive the memo, as this weekend marks the conclusion of All-University Homecoming for K-State, but the volleyball team is going away. The University of Missouri (14-8, 6-6 Big 12 Conference) plays host to the Wildcats (9-14, 3-9) Saturday in Columbia, Mo., to conclude its week of home matches against Kansas teams. Just last Wednesday, the Tigers swept the Jayhawks by small margins. This season has been peppered with equal amounts of wins and losses for Missouri, but only once — against Texas A&M two weeks ago — has a match progressed to all five games. K-State is still sitting on a streak of losses, which stretched to seven sweeps Wednesday with the contest against Iowa State. Head coach Suzie Fritz said her team’s record is not as
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important to her as becoming better overall. “I really want to not be caught up in the result and more concerned about the process of improvement,” she said. “We want to be improvement-
oriented; we want to be process-oriented, not result-oriented. We would have certainly liked to have had more success; there’s no question about it.” In Big 12 statistics, Missouri is spread sporadically through-
Equestrian team to host South Carolina Ashley Dunkak sports editor The owners of a winning record thanks to a close home win over Baylor last week, KState (3-2) will host South Carolina (2-2) today. Head coach Casie Lisabeth stated in a press release that she is anticipating another good event at Timber Creek Stables. “We are looking forward to another great home competition and building even more on the great momentum that this team has established this season,” Lisabeth said. “They have been working really hard in practice to address the weaknesses we had in the last competition, and we expect they will settle in the more and more they enter the arena this season.” Like K-State, South Carolina defeated South Dakota State and Southern Methodist University but lost to Auburn and Georgia earlier this season. A team with many members, the Wildcats will enter riders
ers so far. Capel said he thinks the team’s chemistry is really good. He said the process of building that camaraderie begins in the summer and builds as everyone gets to campus. Practice brings the staff and players even closer as the athletes try to pay attention to detail while physically battling on the court. “Chemistry’s huge,” Capel said. “Guys have to understand how much they need each other.” Capel, who was chosen by
out the rankings. For instance, the team is near the top for average kills per game, but its front seems less able to block than it can hit, as the Tigers drop to nearly last in average blocks per game. A large portion of the offensive attack comes from senior outside hitter Paola Ampudia. Regularly recording more than four kills per game, Ampudia is second in the league, right behind a Cyclone player KState saw last Wednesday. Ampudia’s top play stops right about there, however, as her numbers in blocking and digging are nothing exceptional. Missouri’s primary passer, senior libero Caitlyn Vann, recently earned the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week award for the fourth time in her career. In the standings, Vann is also second in the league, digging just shy of five balls per game. Fritz lauded the Tigers, but said her focus was on her own side of the net first.
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Head coach Casie Lisabeth rides Seven by members of K-State’s equestrian team during a horse warm-up on Oct. 15 at Timber Creek Stables during a match against Baylor, which the Wildcats won. in the following categories: equitation over fences, equitation on the flat and horsemanship, as well as the exhibition counterparts to those divisions. In
the first three categories listed, K-State plans to have five riders each, and in the exhibition categories, there will be two Wildcats each. K-State will
also compete in reining, which will feature five women from the team. The event begins at 10 a.m. and is free to the public.
“Missouri’s really good, just like the rest of them,” she said. “But our primary challenge is within ourselves. Can we be resilient enough to stay in it, or are we going to check out because we’ve had a very difficult few weeks here?” Fritz added that, despite the recent tough schedule, she remains optimistic. About sophomore setter Caitlyn Donahue’s knee injury Wednesday, Fritz said she knows the injury isn’t significant, but at this point, they don’t know what the recovery time is. However, Fritz said, “It’s not a career-ending or season-ending deal.” Sophomore setter Ashley Kelican is expected to take over in the meantime, but Fritz would not confirm or deny that. First serve is set for 6:30 p.m. in Missouri’s Hearnes Center. Fans not able to attend the match can follow on the radio through KMAN-AM 1350 or stream the video through mutigers.com, if they are a subscriber to CBS Sports.
On Saturday, the KState cross country team is scheduled to compete in the Big 12 Championship. The event is located in Stillwater, Okla., site of the Cowboy Jamboree that the Wildcats ran earlier this season. In that Sept. 25 event, K-State had success from both the men’s and women’s teams, placing fifth and second, respectively. Head coach Michael Smith said the team has the members to do well, but potential is not enough. “We are trying to a take a step forward and are knocking on the door,” he stated in a press release. “We have the
personnel to do it but they have to go and do it.” In the team’s last competition, the Pre-Nationals Invitational, the women took 10th, and the men came in 33rd. K-State will take nine runners from the men’s team and nine from the women’s team to compete at the Big 12 Championships. The women are led by senior Sydney Messick, who finished 18th in the last competition. The best runner for the men is junior Armando Del Valle, who came in first for the K-State team in the past two races. The women’s race is scheduled for 10 a.m., and the men’s will begin at 11 a.m.
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THRILLING Psychologist: Brain enjoys fear when it knows situation is not real Kelsey Castanon staff writer Though Halloween is this weekend, it’s not the first gala this spooky season has brought thus far. By now, Manhattan restaurants, stores and houses have been decorated with a cluster of cobwebs, goblins and ghosts. The beginning of October marks the time to bring out the old slasher movies and begin planning those haunted house trips. Such events are typically described as chilling and bloodcurdling — which makes all the more reason for doing them. Why, you ask? Well, because the thrill of Halloween is terrifying, haunting and downright addicting. Fear is universally understood this month; in fact, it’s often expected of a community to immerse itself in the customary scary tactics. The consumer spending total for the 2010 Halloween season is expected to reach $5.8 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. Uniformly, the average consumer will spend $18.66 on spooky decorations this year. Spending money on things that would normally bring chills down the spine; now, that’s a scary thought. “When it’s dark, I can’t walk out to my car alone because it’s too scary at night,” said Kelly Burkhart, junior in family studies and human services. “But I would go inside of a pitch-black haunted house with friends or go trick-or-treating at night because it’s supposed to be scary. That’s the whole point.” In a word, Halloween is the exception; it is the one time of year when people can put aside their fears and, in turn, embrace all things unnerving. “Halloween’s all about make-believe,” said Dr. David Pincus, licensed clinical psychologist from Orange, Calif. “It allows an outlet for the shadow side of your personality.” No matter if a person gets spooked by creepy crawlers, people in masks or the mere thought of death, Halloween downplays the severity of each fear, making it less scary. “We consciously know that these
things are not real. We don’t actually want to be chased by an axe murderer,” said Gary Brase, associate professor of psychology. “We get auditory and visual stimulation (through movies) without vicariously being a part of them.” Fear works like this: You see something scary, like a clown coming toward you, and your brain judges it as unsafe. Then, your adrenaline kicks in and jolts your sympathetic nervous system, thus causing you to react; whether it be to run or attack. (See, paying attention to lessons in psychology class can be beneficial.) In the spirit of All Hallows’ Eve, letting yourself experience fear is all part of the excitement. Scary situations trigger the neurotransmitter dopamine, which excites pleasure points in the brain, according to mentalhelp.net. After something frightful, dopamine is the chemical that makes such an experience worthwhile. “Part of our brain is designed to like certain things,” Brase said. “Scary movies, and so on, are ways neurotransmitters get the ‘rush’ of being scared without actually endangering our lives.” Indeed. Pincus said many individuals are motivated to seek that dopamine rush by stimulation of brain pleasure systems in the hypothalamus. “There is a biological ground of personality,” Pincus said. “Some people are born with a lower basal arousal level, and those folks tend to be sensation seekers and enjoy the scary things about Halloween.” More than anything, however, a bit of creativity is all it takes to get the mind excited about all things spooky. Imagination is the mediator and inventor between the brain and the scary situation that is presenting itself, Pincus said. “Imagination is the room where all these things happen. It is the reason arousal and stimulation occurs,” Pincus said. So this weekend, when the costumed demons and witches are out at night, try to have fun with your fears. If you are one to seek sensation and love all things Halloween, embrace that shadow part of your personality. After all, being a chicken has never been allowed on Halloween.
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Student ﬁnds Netherlands to oﬀer more diversity, fast-paced life Elena Buckner edge editor For many high school seniors, college visits include a day off school, a drive or a mid-length flight and the chance to see somewhere that has the potential to be more exciting than home sweet home. For Winston McBride, junior in park management and conservation, his visit to K-State included a trans-Atlantic flight during spring break 2008 and a taste of the many differences between life at K-State and life at the American International School of Rotterdam. Beginning in 2004, McBride lived in Rotterdam, the Netherlands — located about one hour south of Amsterdam — when his family moved there because of his father’s job working for the Department of Homeland Security. By the time he moved back to the U.S. in 2008, he had experienced a variety of cultures, yet was still in some ways unprepared for life at K-State. The school boasted a total pre-K-12 enrollment of 300 students, 40 of whom attended the high school with McBride, he said. The school operated on a block system, much like many high schools throughout Kansas and the U.S.: each student had eight classes and attended four
Winston McBride (fourth from left), junior in park management and conservation, with his graduating class at the American International School of Rotterdam. McBride attended the International School from 2004 to 2008 while his father worked in Rotterdam for the Department of Homeland Security. 80-minute blocks each day, alternating classes from day to day. Friday schedules alternated between Monday and Tuesday classes, school started at 8:15 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m., and sports practices often followed the end of a regular school day. Although the school oper-
ated on what McBride called an “American curriculum” and all classes were taught in English, all students took a required Dutch class, which McBride said was focused on helping them learn to have everyday interactions with the Dutch. He said the move to Holland was less surprising than
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some people might expect. “My mom is Polish,” he said. “So we’d been to Europe several times to visit my grandparents and stuff. So when it was time to move to Holland, I just figured that it would be like every other time I’d been to Europe and that it wouldn’t be hard.”
Nevertheless, the switch ended up being a bit more challenging than McBride expected. “I realized it’s a lot different to actually live somewhere than to just visit. Not knowing the language was really intimidating and the lifestyle is much more fast-paced,” he said. Even simple legislative differences between the Netherlands and the U.S., like marijuana being legal there and the drinking age being 16, contribute to the difference between life in Rotterdam and life in Manhattan for McBride. “It seems like people didn’t get as wasted there as they do here,” McBride said. “Maybe it’s because their drinking age is lower so they start drinking earlier and have a higher tolerance, but there’s definitely a difference.” He described his move from Rotterdam to K-State as “exactly the opposite” of when he first moved out of the country. “Kansas is really relaxed, and in Holland, maybe just because it was such a bigger city, the lifestyle is much more fast-paced,” he said. “When I got here, I had to sort of learn to calm down.” McBride said while he enjoyed all the different nationalities he could experience while at an international school, when he got to K-State, he realized his high school “wasn’t actually that great
of a school,” and he didn’t feel prepared for K-State’s homework load. Nevertheless, McBride said he is glad he did not attend high school in the U.S. “I wasn’t that great of a student in middle school, so I probably wouldn’t have done well in a traditional high school,” he said. “At the International School, because it was so small, there was a lot of individualized instruction and it was kind of like a new start for me.” Like at many high schools, the school offered several extracurricular activities, including soccer and basketball. McBride said all the sports were popular, but, because of the small student population, it was sometimes hard to find enough skilled players for a team, which made most of the teams more fun-oriented than anything else. He said the team played against other international school teams and often traveled to Dutch cities or even to cities in neighboring countries, like Germany. McBride also played for a local Dutch baseball team and made friends outside school. Although he never considered attending a European university, he said the differences between Rotterdam and Manhattan are unmistakable. But then, that seems about right for cities half a world apart.
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Establishing good credit score requires building history early Banks, businesses look at rating for loans, jobs Calin Cooney K-State News Services Establishing good credit, including a good credit score, is important for college-age students, according to a K-State financial counseling expert. A credit score measures an individual’s credit worthiness as assessed by moneylenders, said Jodi Kaus, program manager for K-State Powercat Financial Counseling. Without good credit, individuals could find it hard to meet certain needs that go beyond credit cards. Individuals with low credit scores might be denied loans and receive harsh premiums on insurance rates. Credit scores could also affect employment, since potential employers can check them to assess the responsibility of an individual, Kaus said. “A FICO, or Fair Isaac Corporation, credit score ranges from 300 to 850, with a number in the mid-600s and above considered good,” Kaus said. “The score is based on your payment track record, the amount of debt you owe, the length of time you’ve used credit, how often you’ve applied for new credit and the types of credit you currently use.”
Establishing a credit score in today’s economy goes a long way, Kaus said. It has been reported that more than 43 million people now have credit scores below 599 because of the slow economy. This means fewer people are considered credit worthy. “Young people need to remember that the actions they take today will affect them for some time down the road,” Kaus said. “Paying bills late, maxing out credit cards or opening multiple credit accounts will all impact your ability to get favorable loans in the future.” Young adults can be financially successful if they can establish a respectable credit score, Kaus said. “In your last years of college, it may be beneficial to begin establishing a credit history. This shows you have the discipline to make timely payments over a period of time in anticipation of when you do need a loan,” she said. “Since how long you’ve used credit is a factor in your credit score, some length of credit history needs to be established.” Kaus said she recommends these tips for young adults who are ready to establish credit responsibly: — Pay all bills on time, including utilities, cell phone and credit accounts.
— Limit the number of credit cards you have. — Use your credit sparingly by staying under 30 percent of your credit limit. — Check your credit report regularly at annualcreditreport. com, which is available for free once a year from each of the three credit reporting agencies. However, the report does not include one’s credit score. K-State students seeking help with credit issues can use Powercat Financial Counseling, a free service for students to obtain confidential financial counseling on any money questions they have. Appointments can be made by going to the service’s website at k-state. edu/pfc. “We are helping many students stay on track financially by creating a spending plan,” Kaus said. She said the service answers questions about proper use of credit, planning out student loan accumulation and repayment of loans. They also counsel students about making the transition, financially, from college to work, Kaus said. “We also can help a student get their credit report and understand the information shown on the report,” she said. “We then counsel the student on ways to improve their credit worthiness and to stay on track with their credit use.”
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Oklahoma State The Cowboys ended up 22-11 overall and 9-7 in conference play last season. In his third year as head coach, Travis Ford said while his team is not necessarily young — though 65 percent of the players are sophomores or younger — it is very inexperienced. Ford said his team needs to earn its stripes very quickly
and is sure the schedule will force it to do that. The winloss record might not be great, Ford said, but the team needs those early tough games. Because the Cowboys lost one of the best players in college basketball in James Anderson, they don’t have that X-factor who can just create his own shot, Ford said. He believes the scoring can be replaced by everyone working together but said the mental part of the game, which comes from experience, will be an issue. “James camouflaged a lot of
our weaknesses as a basketball team because he could create his own shot,” Ford said. Ford said this team will rely heavily on inexperienced seniors, but he likes the makeup of the team: young kids who will rely on athleticism and who have been very impressive so far. He said one of the strengths of the team will be its defense. Senior forward Marshall Moses, junior guard Keiton Page and sophomore guard Fred Gulley are among those who will be expected to provide leadership this season.
Women’s golf team to play in Texas for ﬁnal tournament of fall season Ashley Dunkak sports editor In its final fall competition, the women’s golf team looks to have one of its toughest tests yet. In the Alamo Invitational in San Antonio, Texas, K-State will be in a field of 14 teams, the majority of which are ranked in the top 70 in the country. Four other Big 12 teams will accompany the Wildcats: Baylor, Colorado, Nebraska and Texas A&M. Colorado, Notre Dame and Tulane could be considered favorites, as they are ranked in the top 20
in the nation. The tournament takes place at the Briggs Ranch Golf Course, and there the women will play in their second threeday tournament of the season. Competing for K-State will be freshman Gianna Misenhelter, juniors Paige Osterloo and Ami Storey, sophomore Whitney Pyle and senior Elise Houtz. Misenhelter has the lowest stroke average on the team, 75.45 through 11 rounds of competition. She has placed in the top 20 in each of her first four collegiate events. Pyle has
the second lowest stroke average on the team and brought home the highest finish on the team this season: second place at the Chip-N-Club Invitational. Storey and Osterloo have combined for eight top-20 finishes throughout the season. Houtz will be playing in her first event this fall, though she has played in 27 others during her career at K-State. The team begins play on Sunday and continues on Monday and Tuesday. Live scoring can be found at golfstat.com.
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