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New chef cooks up diversity ISU Dining prepares new cuisines for students on campus

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Anastasios Kyprianos is the newest addition to ISU Dining as a chef at the Knoll. He prepares unique food for events and functions led by ISU President Steven Leath.

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SU Dining has hired a new Knoll chef, Anastasios “Tasos” Kyprianos. Kyprianos will be working at the Knoll preparing food for many functions led by President Steven Leath. “[We serve] donors, ambassadors, senators’ private dinners, the things that fund scholarships and programs,” Kyprianos said. Kyprianos began working as a university chef at Oakland University. He then moved to Simpson College to work as their executive chef before coming to Ames to work as the Knoll chef. Kyprianos, who said he likes to cook with a French-Mediterranean flair, hopes to bring his favorite type of cooking to Iowa State. “Adding chefs from different

backgrounds helps us be better and in turn helps our students have a better experience,” said Brittney Rutherford, marketing coordinator for ISU Dining. “Everyone comes from somewhere different and with a diverse staff we are better able to meet the needs of all our students.” ISU Dining tries to create the best atmosphere for all by hiring chefs with different strengths that look to benefit different types of students, said Nancy Keller, director of ISU Dining. “We are able to match people with the position,” Keller said. “[Kyprianos] comes to us as someone with very well-rounded experience which will be beneficial to us, because when he is not working with the president, he will be able to benefit us in other ways.” ISU Dining prides itself as a team to offer the best experiences to students, Rutherford said. “A lot of teamwork goes on here in order to pull off big events. Not just one entity of ISU dining can do that,” Rutherford said. “We are all ISU Dining, and we are all in this to-

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Drink Pink night supports cancer research By William.Byal @iowastatedaily.com For the past two years Colleges Against Cancer has partnered with and several bars — including Paddy’s, Sips, Cy’s Roost and Outlaws — for a “Drink Pink Mug Night” event. This year, the bars will start selling the $5 pink mugs at 7 p.m. on Thursday, with all pro-

ceeds going toward breast cancer research. “The proceeds from the mug sales are what’s going to the American Cancer Society,” said Briana Brunsvold, junior in elementary education and president of Colleges Against Cancer. “The mugs are super awesome. They’re bright pink, and they have a big ribbon on them.” Last year, a total of 1,400

mugs were sold. This year, in hopes of a higher turnout, Rob Roe, senior in psychology and manager at Paddy’s Irish Pub, said a total of 1,600 mugs are going to be available and equally distributed among the bars. “I know we all truly believe in the cause, and we’re more than willing to support and help when we can,” Roe said. “This is just our avenue we’re able to

take to help.” Brunsvold encourages student to go out for mug night and show their support for breast cancer since it is huge type of cancer and affects so many people today. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer through-

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Professors discuss separation of religious studies, theology By Max.Dible @iowastatedaily.com

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A participant in the LIFE program plays along with an Xbox Kinect. This program is designed to keep older adults on their feet and on their way to living a healthier lifestyle.

Video game program keeps adults moving By Antonia.Hutzell @iowastatedaily.com Three ISU professors are working to teach older adults how to live a more active lifestyle. Sarah Francis, assistant professor of food science and human nutrition; Jennifer Margrett, associate professor of human development and family studies; and Warren Franke, professor of kinesiology, developed the LIFE — Living well through Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise — program that teaches older adults how to be active through the use of video games. The LIFE program is led by young adult volunteers who show the older adults how to use the Kinect for Xbox gaming system to play games. They also lead them in interactive games such as crosswords and storytelling. “The goal is to increase physical activity in older adults, as well as offering benefits to the younger adults,” Francis said. “The program reduces negative stereotypes that younger adults hold about older adults and it actually promotes better expectations regarding

aging.” The three professors wanted to reach out to the older adults in retirement community centers, churches, wellness centers and congregate meal sites in rural areas that did not have the resources available to them for exercise and bring the program to them. “With the Kinect, you can have multiple people playing. At a site with 10 participants, you may have two people playing but the rest of the people can shadow play. That way everyone can participate,” Franke said. As a result of the first pilot program, the LIFE program created a website that contains practical tips and exercises that are available for anyone to use. “The point is to increase the level of activity above what they would normally do in a way that is fun,” Franke said. Ciara McCarty, junior in kinesiology and health, volunteered at a LIFE program site and said it was a great experience. “I enjoyed seeing how much fun

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Separation of church and state is a tenet of American democracy, but separating faith from academia can be murky in the field of religious studies, especially where it intersects with theology. Hector Avalos, professor of philosophy and religious studies, defined the discipline. “Religious studies centers on the study of the role of religion in culture,” Avalos said. “It is a descriptive, not a prescriptive enterprise. In other words, a scholar of religious studies attempts to describe different religious beliefs that exist in our world, and not prescribe what religious beliefs people should follow.” Theology is a point of contention both in how it relates to religious studies, and whether it has a place as an academic pursuit in a public university at all. “Theology, in its more literal sense, is discourse about God or the study of God,” Avalos said. “It presupposes that there is a god and that human beings can discover the nature and actions of God in the world,” Avalos said. Anne Clifford, associate professor of philosophy and religious studies, explains in her pending book, “Creation Theology and the Natural Sciences,” why there is apprehension about the academic intermingling of theology and religious

studies. The book is set for release in early 2015. “Among religious studies scholars, some hold it appropriate to set the discipline of theology apart from religious studies, because they associate theology with defense of traditions about God, especially by Christians,” Clifford writes. Proponents of keeping the two disciplines separate believe religious studies is a discipline that should study religion from an outsider’s perspective, Clifford said. “They envision theology as being done by insiders, who are practitioners of a particular religion … who have a ‘confessional commitment’ to the religious convictions of the church to which they are affiliated,” Clifford writes in her book. Avalos said he believes the separation of religious studies and theology needs to be taken a step further. “Personally, I don’t think that theology is a legitimate academic enterprise because there are no objective methods to verify any claims about the entity called ‘God,’” Avalos said. “It has no place in a public university due to constitutional issues regarding the separation of religion and state.” Brian Eslinger, lecturer in the department of philosophy and religious studies, cited a personal experience in a theology class taken at Creighton

University, a Catholic Jesuit school. “That particular teacher taught that a certain answer to religious questions was right and others were wrong. Not all schools that teach theology take this exclusivist approach,” Eslinger said. “Such an approach violates the promise of freedom of conscience of the First Amendment ... and is a support for a particular religious view point over others.” The opinions of Eslinger and Avalos, however, are not shared by everyone. “[Some] scholars argue that since most religions are oriented to community-forming experiences of a transcendent reality-deity, theology is integral to the study of religion,” Clifford writes. Avalos acknowledged the relationship between theology and religious studies, adding a caveat. “I do think that religious studies can study the theology of different religions, but it does not center on establishing any theology to be true or normative,” Avalos said. Eslinger echoed this sentiment as well. “In my classes, my goal is to try to understand the worldview and beliefs from the perspective of the believers, not to judge them as right or wrong,” Eslinger said. “This study demands a level of academic distance so that we can seek to understand each tradition.”


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Oct. 12 Jamie Stokka, 20, 3009 S. Grand Ave., Apt 12, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated and unlawful use of a license at Hyland Avenue and West Street (reported at 12:23 a.m.). James Schmieder, 18, 1264 Welch Hall, was arrested and charged with public intoxication at the 1100 block of Duff Avenue (reported at 2:29 a.m.). Ashutosh Singh, 25, 224 Hayward Ave., Apt 104, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated at Hayward Avenue and Knapp Street (reported at 4:11 a.m.).

Oct. 13 Thomas Brue, 20, 2035 Sunset Drive, was arrested and charged with public intoxication, interference with official acts and underage possession of alcohol at Gray Avenue and Sunset Drive (reported at 12:32 a.m.). Officers assisted a 19-year-old male who had consumed too much alcohol at Helser Hall. The individual was transported by ambulance to Mary Greeley Medical Center for treatment (reported at 12:35 a.m.). Tyler McCoy, 22, of Pleasant Hill, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated at Morrill Road and Union Drive (reported at 2:16 a.m.). Zachary Koen, 19, 4443 Friley Hall, and Kyle Schrader, 19, 3709 Tripp St., Apt 321, were cited for underage possession of alcohol at Lot 59A (reported at 2:58 a.m.). A vehicle driven by Joshua Neff was involved in a property damage collision at University

Boulevard and Wallace Road. Neff, 22, 3000 Regency Court, Apt 5, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated (reported at 2:23 a.m.).

Oct. 15 An individual reported the theft of an iPhone at the College of Design (reported at 10:31 a.m.). An individual reported an unauthorized purchase to a credit card at Veterinary Medicine (reported at 10:46 a.m.). An individual reported being harassed by an acquaintance at MacKay Hall (reported at 2:11 p.m.).

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s phone call with President Barack Obama was seen as a positive step between the two countries after decades of stagnant relations. Change in status quo could potentially affect students from Iran studying in the United States. Last year Iowa State had 32 graduate students enrolled from Iran. Until recently, Iranian students had a different set of rules for re-entry. Until 2011, Iranian students were issued single-entry visas, which did not permit them to go back home during their coursework. Since then, students involved in nonsensitive, nontechnical fields of study and research are issued two-year multipleentry visas. “If the relationship and visa processing gets better, that would be advantageous to students at Iowa State and other U.S. universities,” said Sina Safayi, postdoctoral research associate at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Iran, Safayi started working at Iowa State last year. He said the current rules also make it difficult for families to visit students here.

To begin with, there is no U.S. Embassy in Iran. A virtual embassy was established in 2011 to help with communication for Iranians who want to visit the United States. It was soon blocked by Iran’s Internet censors. Students have to visit neighboring countries and get a visa from a U.S. embassy in that country. They often have to seek visas for the neighboring countries as well. Safayi said this is often a long and expensive process. The closest countries with U.S. embassies include countries in the former Soviet Union such as Tajikistan or Uzbekistan, Turkey, Cyprus and United Arab Emirates. Obama signed a law last year that states Iranian citizens are ineligible to study coursework in petroleum engineering, nuclear science, nuclear engineering or a related field for a career in Iran. “I have heard stories of many people who couldn’t get to their universities in time, they lost their status at the universities and they had to start with the process all over again.” Safayi said. Safayi said any improvement in the visa system can be advantageous to Iranian students and faculty at Iowa State. He also said it can help

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A staff member reported the theft of a chemical respirator from a custodial cart at Wilson Hall (reported at 2:50 p.m.). An individual reported the theft of a bike at the Memorial Union (reported at 4:03 p.m.).

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Vehicles driven by Elizabeth Gerster and Hannah Willms were involved in a property damage collision at Sheldon Avenue and Union Drive (reported at 9:34 p.m.).

ISU students have many different opportunities to gain experience abroad through trips, short-term studies and exchanges. But exchanges mean more than just students going abroad: It also means that Iowa State is hosting students from other countries. The history of exchanges at Iowa State goes back to the first international exchange with an institution in Switzerland. Between 1984 to 1989, eight ISU students made their way to Switzerland, and in return, eight students from Switzerland

Oct. 16 Benjamin Kinseth, 23, 1440 Summit Ave., was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated at Lincoln Way and Marshall Avenue (reported at 1:42 a.m.). An individual reported a suspicious item outside of the building at the Hub. The State Fire Marshal’s Office was summoned to the scene, examined the device and removed it from the area. It was later determined the item was a prop used by a student organization (reported at 8:10 a.m.).

came to Iowa State. Now, nearly 30 years later, Iowa State is hosting 73 exchange students from institutions in Australia, Denmark, England, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey. Iowa State has almost 60 active exchanges with schools from more than 30 different countries. There are two types of exchanges. “One is a college specific exchange, and I would say the vast majority of these are housed within the college of engineering at the moment,” said Monica Ernberger, program co-

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with scientific and academic output at other U.S. universities as well. The visa policy is a sign of the kind of relationship shared by the two countries. The United States has continued trade and military sanctions against Iran since 1995. Currently, both the countries do not have any formal diplomatic relations. The relationship has been hostile since the Islamic Revolution. Before the revolution in 1979, a CIA-MI6 coup had overthrown Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh and installed Mohammad Reza Pahlavi as the Shah. Iran had close ties with the United States during the reign of the Shah. Diplomatic exchanges have been informal and at lower-level for most part. After the phone call with Rouhani, Obama said at a news briefing in September that the conversation “underscores the deep mistrust between our countries but also indicates the prospect of moving on that difficult history.” Safayi said the image of the United States in the media attracts students to come here. However, the long and difficult process also discourages students to apply for U.S. universities making them look for options in other countries.

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ordinator at the Study Abroad Center. “Those [exchanges] are designed just for example for engineers to swap places with other engineers. Then there are the universitywide exchanges, for example, with the University in Glasgow, Scotland.” Universitywide exchanges are open to every major. Both types are a somewhat even exchange. “One student from there, one student from here. How many total come depends on how many [the foreign institution] wants to send and how many we want to send,” Ernberger said. “We have to stay within five. It’s called being in balance. So as long as we have not sent more than five one way or the other, recent or received, we are OK.” The reasons for exchange students to choose Iowa State are manifold. Many come here for a particular program like the apparel, merchandising and design program or the mechanical engineering program. Others choose Iowa State because the Midwest, and Iowa in particular, are seen as secure and safe environments, Ernberger said. John Kilpatrick, exchange student from Exeter, England, said he

chose Iowa State because it was the most “untouristy” one he could go to. “Basically, my university has a choice of five abroad institutions,” he said. “I could have gone to Florida, but I thought this is going to be more like the real America.” Kilpatrick said he likes the attitude of the people and that he can live on campus with a small town right next to it just like home, but still has to get used to the different teaching method at Iowa State. “In England, you just have one exam, one bit of coursework. You go to lecture and take some notes, but you won’t get any homework. Sometimes the final exam can make 100 percent of your grade,” Kilpatrick said. “I still prefer the style of the U.K., but then again, that’s what I am used to.” The length of the study abroad experience can depend greatly on the institution. While Iowa State requires its students to study abroad in Exeter for only one semester, the University of Exeter requires its students fulfill an entire year abroad. “I think it is better going for a year, because you can get the full experience. The first semester is just getting used to the place,” Kilpatrick said.

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Green Umbrella 5th annual event promotes living sustainably By Caitlin.Deaver @iowastatedaily.com In its fifth year of celebration at Iowa State, National Campus Sustainability Day took place on Oct. 23 in the Free Speech Zone outside Parks Library.

Sustainability Day is a collaborative event sponsored by The Green Umbrella, a student organization, and the Live Green! initiative program. Originally, the celebration was only open to student groups. In 2011, Live Green! interns suggested bringing in sustainability businesses, creating what was Wednesday’s event. “At Iowa State University, under our Live Green! initiative, our vi-

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Joseph Hughes tops off a couple of the mugs sold during the 2012 “Drink Pink Mug Night“ at Paddy’s in Campustown.

>>PINK p1 out their lifetime and one in 1,000 men are at risk as well, Brunsvold said. “Breast cancer is the leading cause in cancer deaths in women. It’s obviously a huge deal, and a lot of people, men and women, are affected,” Brunsvold said. Megan Phelps, senior in advertising, said when she goes out, she’d like to make an appearance at all of the bars just to see who all is buying the mugs, and try to keep people’s spirits up about purchasing mugs for the cause. “My mom had breast cancer when I was younger, and it’s just one of those things where people who do have

>>LIFE p1 everyone was having. It was a fun environment and a good way to get to know everyone,” McCarty said. “Two ladies in particular I really got to know. They went every day, so I learned a lot about them.” Based on the researchers’ qualitative feedback, the older adults preferred

breast cancer ... see that people are willing to help and just support them,” Phelps said. “It’s not even just about the money; it’s about having that pink mug which is more of like a symbol to people.” Brunsvold said that purchasing mugs is a fun way for students to support the cause. “This is a really good, easy and fun way to support the fight against breast cancer,” Brunsvold said. Roe said he believes the American Cancer Society is a great thing to give back to. “I think it really speaks volumes about how Iowa State students are willing to give back and help with a charity,” Roe said.

the sports activities such as basketball and soccer. There were also results of participants reporting less arthritic pain and having better moods after the program. “Physical activity helps every part of your life, including your mental health and outlook. If you are taking care of yourself

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Todd Wegter, senior in computer engineering, sits in the PrISUm solar car, which was on display for Sustainability Day in front Wednesday of Parks Library. Team PrISUm placed third this year in the American Solar Challenge competition.

sion is to incorporate sustainable practices and features into all of our operations and experiences we offer our students in our journey toward a sustainable future,” said Merry Rankin, director of sustainability at Iowa State. The event attracted approximately 250 attendees, despite the weather, and included 20 businesses and student organizations that advocate green ways of living. Other than visiting with clubs and businesses, students could also get a free bike tune-up and win prizes throughout the three-hour event. The student organizations and businesses used displays and interactive activities to highlight their green initiatives and get sustainability-related information out to the public. The Sustainability Day was also a tool for club recruitment and volunteerism. “When you have all these groups together, it really is so impressive what is happening on campus and in our community,” Rankin said. Some of the student groups in attendance included ActivUS, EcoGreek and The SHOP. Some of the businesses present included Volunteer Center of Story County, Wheatsfield and Worldly Goods. “National Campus Sustainability Day was a huge success for every or-

ganization involved,” said Ali Ford, co-president of The Green Umbrella and junior in journalism and mass communication. “We see more and more students and faculty joining us each year with interest in finding out how they can live more sustainably.” The free bike tuneups, performed by Outdoor Recreation, attracted approximately 100 bike riders. Outdoor Recreation was tuning up about seven bikes every 15 minutes. Also, the prizes offered at event had to be earned; a card was picked up at the welcome table, and after visiting each group, the card would be marked. Every four marks enabled the cardholder to win certain sustainability-related prizes. After 12 marks, they were eligible to enter a drawing for shirts donated by Dogtown University or for solar bike lights and bike repair kits from Skunk River Cycles. “National Campus Sustainability Day was a great success and was wholly reflective of the great progress ISU is making in sustainability,” said Caleb Swank, co-president of The Green Umbrella and sophomore in pre-business. “Students have shown that they are very interested in sustainability, and we can expect to see more and more attention being given to the field in the future.” The next events for The

Green Umbrella and Live Green! are Sustainapalooza and Symposium on Sustainability, which will take place Feb. 24 to 25. “For The Green Umbrella and Live Green!, our focus, vision and intent is about letting campus know about all the many

groups and businesses supporting sustainability, and the diversity in how they each have a very unique approach to making ISU, our community and in many cases the world, more sustainable for our current and future generations,” Rankin said.

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Students get their bikes tuned by members of the Outdoor Recreation during Sustainability Day on Wednesday.

>>CHEF p1 gether to serve students.” Kyprianos said he hopes to add to the ISU team effort by bringing his experience to the table. He said he eventually wants to help Iowa State reach the next level and hopes to create menus, help develop new recipes, meet and work with the whole dining team and help with staff training. Kyprianos said he values the experience he has gained throughout his cooking career and hopes to continue to advance his culinary career at Iowa State. “It’s tough, and I loved it. I will always keep Simpson College in my heart, but I welcome the next opportunity here at Iowa State,” Kyprianos said. “It’s the big leagues. Iowa State is a large institution known nationwide [with] nice events and more exposure.”

throughout your whole life, you’re going to see those benefits early on,” Margrett said. Franke suggests that, in one week, 75 minutes of vigorous exercise, such as running and hiking, or 150 minutes of moderate exercise, including fast walking and domestic chores, is necessary for a healthy

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Kyprianos is hoping to cook some new cuisines with unique flavors for students through ISU Dining, and to help with teaching new staff members.

lifestyle. Participating in physical activity can reduce future issues with mobility, help prevent major chronic diseases and can even reduce financial costs. “The key thing is to just move,” Franke said. “Something is better than nothing and a little more is better than a little less.”

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Celebrating holidays early can lead to missing their true meanings. In order to fully appreciate each holiday, take the time to enjoy one before moving on to the others.

Holiday triad blurs together, loses meaning It’s that wonderful time of year again — plastic spider webs and ghoulish yard decorations, turkeys and gourds, stockings and tinsel and Christmas lights. There is a wide range of holiday decorations stocked in every store — and that is exactly the problem. The moment that the temperature drops below 70 degrees, you can expect to see decorations and paraphernalia related to the holiday triad: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Whether you are ready for it or not, prepare to be bombarded by festive products and advertisements next time you step foot in Target or Walmart. Bright orange and purple witches are jammed in next to red and green wreaths, all shoved behind the display for “Great Thanksgiving Recipes!” At the same time that we are frantically searching for the perfect Halloween costume, we are also worrying about where we will spend our Thanksgiving break, and what the perfect present might be for Mom and Dad. To be fair, these three holidays are fairly crammed in their approximately 60 day span, but why can’t we just take these things one at a time? Can’t we wait for the spooky movies, costumes and candyengorged stomachs to subside before thinking about what our table will look like on Thanksgiving? Granted, many people do not celebrate these holidays, instead choosing to celebrate other religious occasions or no holidays at all. As is proven by the well-stocked seasonal aisles in every store, however, the majority of our society does partake in these festivities. As a result, everyone (regardless of holiday or religious beliefs) must suffer through the confusion. Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas each have their charms and help bring families and friends together. But in order to fully appreciate each of these (and all other) holidays, we should take the time to enjoy one before moving on to the others. The commercialization, and thus the early sales, of these holidays makes good economic sense. But as individuals, there’s no need for us to be stringing up those red and green lights this early in the year. Before you panic about the fact that you don’t have a gift for your best friend or fiance/fiancee, think about the fact that it is not even Halloween yet. Take one thing at a time. After you’ve planned and hosted your Halloween party, then maybe you can start worrying about the next two big occasions. Despite how much we all love these occasions, celebrating too early removes exactly what makes them “special.” If we spend three whole months in the Christmas spirit, then Christmas day itself loses the magic that we have come to anticipate. Sure, the overlap of holidays isn’t the most socially crucial topic out there; however, it is a topic that affects and annoys almost everyone. Even if you are completely enamored by the holiday season, you should see the benefits of taking these special days one at a time. So, the next time you reach to turn the radio dial to a Christmas station, ask yourself if those carols and tunes will still be enjoyable two months from now. No matter how high your enthusiasm for Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas, spare yourself (and all others surrounding you) from the tragedy of getting sick of the holidays before they are even here.

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A Petco location has opened up in Ames near Target. People can stop in for a wide variety of pet supplies and services. Columnist Kelsey Cummings argues that despite being a large chain store, Petco offers better treatment of animals than many smaller stores in Ames.

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ith the passing of Petco’s opening weekend, Ames residents welcome a new pet store into their city. As the second largest pet retailer in the United States, Petco will have no problem attracting customers, but some might worry that the addition of the large chain store will put the smaller pet companies of Ames out of business. Although I’m usually a proponent for the success of small, locally owned businesses, in this case, I must admit that I’m not too disappointed by this possibility for failure. Though I’ve had only brief experience with the pet stores of Ames, after visiting them, I knew I didn’t want to have much more. When I first moved to Ames my freshman year, I, like many other lonely freshmen who were used to having pets around, sought out the local pet stores to buy myself a companion. I was in the market for a betta fish, and after visiting a few options (all with an extremely limited variety of fish), I chose one I had bonded with at the first store I visited. This store, though not perfect by any means, was definitely the cleanest. The bettas, despite being wrongly housed in tiny plastic containers, were swimming in relatively clear water and at least had enough space to swim around a bit. After picking out the largest tank in the store (a small glass bowl) and a few accessories, I found the sales

associate to be very helpful and willing to provide me with as much information as possible. Unfortunately, after I went home and did some fish research myself, I found that what she had to offer was, for the most part, completely incorrect. And this was not the only time I had difficulties with a sales associate. While at another small Ames pet store, I found myself yet again in the betta section and was shocked at what I saw. The bettas were housed in perhaps the smallest containers I have ever seen them in. Some of the fish barely had enough room to turn around, with their head touching one end of the container and their tail fins touching the other. The water was not at all clean, and some of it was so filthy that it was actually turning a light brown color. Sadly, upon close inspection of a few of the bettas, I was able to determine that a number of them were sick and some were actually dead. When I told the man in charge about the state of his fish, he tried to assure me that they weren’t dead at all, that all I had to do was “shake them a bit.” No, they were dead. Moving out of the betta section, I could see that the other fish tanks were dusty and entirely covered in algae and scum. The other animals were crammed into cages barely large enough for one, let alone the 15 that resided in them. Rats were crawling over and lying on top of each other in a too-small plastic bin. The snakes were kept in similarly filthy habitats, and I could sense an overall

feeling of sluggishness and unhappiness among all the animals there. As a member of an ISU organization which fights for the humane treatment of animals, I am familiar with the protests that go on outside these stores and the general feeling of dissatisfaction with their services. One would hope that small businesses would have much more time to care for their animals than big chain stores, but this seems not to be the case. Although Petco is no stranger to protests and dissatisfaction, I have found myself, thus far, much happier with their services than I have with any other pet store in Ames. Granted, Petco still keeps their bettas in small containers in slightly dirty water, but generally, I found their animals to be housed in much cleaner and well-maintained environments. Petco has been working to change its name over the years, and has recently launched WholePets, a campaign to get pet owners to care for their pets’ needs on all levels: physical, mental, social and emotional. Petco as a name brand has the resources to promote adoption and proper pet care, and is using those opportunities to help give itself a better reputation as a big chain company. Although it has a long way to go, Petco has so far trumped the other pet stores in Ames in the ethical treatment of animals. And now that Petco has provided us with a better option for shopping, I think I’ll be moving my business there very soon.

Cold truth loses to sentimentality New ‘Gatsby’ film fails to capture true emotions of Fitzgerald’s novel By Sam.Greer @iowastatedaily.com

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ast weekend, I was conflicted on whether or not I would rewatch “The Great Gatsby,” the 2013 adaptation that was currently showing on campus. Eventually, I decided against it; I had seen it last May and didn’t particularly want to watch the sad story unfold on screen a second time. When I heard that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel was to be combined with the exceptional and often flashy skills of director Baz Luhrmann, I expected magic. To an extent, I was not disappointed: The cinematography was excellent, and Luhrmann perfectly captured Gatsby’s superficial, gaudy existence.

However, the excitement inspired in me by these two artists immediately fizzled out when Carey Mulligan’s character, Daisy Buchanan, was introduced into the film. As I sat in the theater, my head dubiously tilted 90 degrees to the right. I watched, puzzled out of my mind, as Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship morphed into the tender reunion of two star-crossed lovers. The cause of my confusion was simple: Carey Mulligan’s Daisy was sweet and enchanting. Don’t get me wrong: My disagreement has nothing to do with Mulligan’s work. I adored her portrayal of this dear, helpless girl. But that girl was not Daisy. I will give Leonardo DiCaprio’s Gatsby a pass; the character was written and portrayed fairly close to the mark. But how on Earth was Daisy written into the film as a victim of circumstance, a fragile caged bird waiting to be released by her long-lost true love? In the book, her

character was the source of all the heartbreak; she was an oblivious, selfish girl. At one point in the book, Nick calls Daisy and her husband, Tom, “careless people.” By the end of the story, he realizes that the couple simply “smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever it was that kept them together and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” Fitzgerald’s novel was poignant to me because it was the story of a man helplessly in love with an idea. In Daisy’s absence, Jay had woven his memories of her into something greater, larger than life. Then he devotes himself to winning her over the only way he knows he can: with money. When DiCaprio flings a rainbow of silk shirts at Mulligan, causing her to sink onto the bed and weep, she chokes out something about how beautiful the shirts are, and avoids telling him what truly troubles her. The film’s audience is led to believe

that she cries for all the lost years she could have spent with Jay. Honestly, when I read the page on which Daisy weeps into that silk shirt, I knew she wasn’t mourning lost time; Fitzgerald’s Daisy only shed tears for all the marvelous wealth that could have been hers. The meaning of this story was melted down from a complicated “careful what you wish for” warning about the true nature of humans to a simple “without love, wealth means nothing” message. This is a much more palatable theme than the bleak, hurtful original: sweetened for modern, sentimental audiences that watch movies to escape from the harshness of reality rather than to dive into it head-first. While Luhrmann’s film adaptation is a visual marvel and an artful tragedy, it is a far cry from the cold reality of the message in Fitzgerald’s original story; the film turns Daisy into everything Gatsby dreamed she was, and everything she wasn’t.


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Freshman forward No. 2 Koree Willer fights for possession during Iowa State’s 2-1 loss to Texas Tech on Sept. 27 at the Cyclone Sports Complex. The women’s soccer team will take on TCU on Friday in Fort Worth, Texas, with their next home game scheduled for Nov. 1 against Baylor.

TEAMWORK isDREAMWORK Goldstein, Willer combine skills to find Big 12 success By Alex.Gookin @iowastatedaily.com The last week has not been traditional for ISU midfielder Emily Goldstein. After all, it is not very common to score three goals on a Sunday and then score a game-winning overtime goal five days later to power the ISU soccer team to two Big 12 wins. The senior has received some extra attention throughout last week, including being named College Sports Madness Women’s Soccer Big 12 Player of the Week for her hat trick against Oklahoma. Goldstein also tweeted that a professor singled her out in class, congratulating her on her game-winning goal against Baylor. “Yeah, I’ve been getting a little bit more attention,” Goldstein said with a laugh. “I think more people are noticing the soccer team, which is really cool because we are pretty good and people are starting to notice that.” The team’s success lies heavily on Goldstein. Her four goals in three games gave the Cyclones their first two-game Big 12 win streak in three seasons and brought

the team’s record to 8-7-2. Goldstein is known as the vocal leader of the team who creates opportunities to score when they might not otherwise be there. But an important key to her recent scoring burst is quite the opposite. Freshman Koree Willer is Goldstein’s quiet sidekick, who has fed the ball to Goldstein in three of her last four goals. The two have scored all five of the team’s goals against Oklahoma and Baylor and racked up 15 points with Willer’s assists. “Goldy [Goldstein] is very verbal ... and that communication has been huge to have,” Willer said. “[She] has made it so much easier to transition from high school to college and has helped me with her experience.” The two have combined for 10 goals and nine assists this season. Their 29 combined points make up almost 40 percent of the team’s total. The two lead every statistical category on the team, with Goldstein leading goals (six), points (15), shots (40) and shots on goal (17). Willer leads the Cyclones in assists (six) and is tied with Goldstein in game-winning goals (three). “Those two have definitely figured out how to play together,” said ISU coach Wendy Dillinger. “It takes time playing together to develop that chemistry ... but it’s a great time for that to be happening.” The connection has been prominent

off the field as well. Willer, described by Dillinger as quiet, took a bit more time to get comfortable than the more outgoing Goldstein, but has settled in as a freshman leader. Goldstein and Willer have grown closer through senior and freshman dinner events, as well. Goldstein credits the relaxing offfield team togetherness with some of the team’s recent success. “We have dinner every Wednesday which started about a month ago, so I think that we’ve gotten really close,” Goldstein said. “I think that has helped all the freshman and seniors on and off the field. I think we are a very tight-knit team.” Winning can also help team unity, and with the successes of this season and the opportunity to play in its first Big 12 tournament, Dillinger feels the team has a glue it has never had before. With only two games in the regular season remaining, she hopes the bond is tighter than ever. As the season winds to a close, Willer realizes the connection she has with Goldstein will also be over. With the help of her freshman class, she’s ready to take on the leadership role Goldstein played on the team. “It’s going to be tough,” Willer said. “I’ve been really fortunate to come into a team that has that connection. It’s going to be important that our freshman class can keep that going.”

Rugby Club keeps passion for sports alive By Chase.Russell @iowastatedaily.com Now one of the more established sports clubs on campus, the ISU Women’s Rugby Club has offered a chance for students to compete since the 1990s. Alysha Gareis, graduate in animal science, serves as the president of the club. While attending high school in New Prague, Minn., Gareis was heavily involved with gymnastics and missed the lifestyle of being a student-athlete after coming to Iowa State. “I just wanted to do something physical and found rugby,” Gareis said. “I went to one practice and never stopped coming.” After joining the team in the spring of her freshman year, Gareis found what she had been missing since leaving gymnastics in high school. While she admits being a student-athlete in college is a big time commitment, Gareis feels she and her team-

mates have to be willing to put in the extra hours in hopes of being a top program. Zoe Babowice, senior in kinesiology and health and former guard on the Libertyville High School basketball team, also found a home on the ISU women’s rugby team early in her college career. As a sophomore at Iowa State, Babowice discovered the team at ClubFest. Like Gareis, she became very involved with the organization and is now its social chair. “I just missed the team sport atmosphere,” Babowice said. “It just helped me branch out more, to put it vaguely. It helped me meet new people who I wouldn’t have met before. It’s a fun atmosphere.” Gareis, Babowice and the 27 other members of the team enjoy the opportunity to participate in a number of social events, including team dinners the night before every game and postgame events with

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Teagan Hughes, junior in environmental science, practices kicking a field goal before ISU Women’s Rugby Club’s practice while Alysha Gareis, graduate in animal science, holds the ball. The club is partially funded by the Government of the Student Body.

their opponents. Both Gareis and Babowice play the position of backs on the team. “The backs are the small, speedy, quick ones and the forwards are the powerhouses,” Gareis said. “Slower but stronger.” While being part of the rugby team is an opportunity both Gareis and Babowice said they are passionate about, their involvement with

the organization can challenge the team members financially. With just 30 percent of the club’s budget being funded by the Government of the Student Body, the women of the rugby team organize a variety of fundraisers to cover most of the remaining costs. By paying $100 per season to be on the team, what is left then falls onto the players.

With a roster of nearly 30 players, the rugby team consists of individuals of different backgrounds and personalities. Gareis and Babowice both believe, however, that the closeknit community of the rugby team is what made their college experience worthwhile. “We all share at least that one thing in common: rugby and sports,” Gareis said.

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The fall season is drawing to a close for the ISU women’s golf team as it gets ready for the Landfall Tradition. “Everything we do is a progress to May. Every tournament has a special feel to it, especially the ones we always go to like this one,” said senior Prima Thammaraks, regarding the fall season. “But the approach is the same, and we’re Thammaraks ready to show them what we’ve got.” Iowa State has high expectations going into its final tournament of the fall On-iam season. The Cyclones have placed in the top 10 in the last three tournaments they have played in, including a fourth place last week at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in Austin, Texas. “I have high expectations for our team. We’re really ready,” said senior Sasikarn On-iam, who tied for 13th place in the last tournament with an overall score of 215. The focus this week at practice — aside from the short game — was wedge shots from 125 yards and closer. The Cyclones have also been working on the mental aspect of the game. “Practices have emphasized how shots that can hurt you, can also help you,” Thammaraks said. “We can’t lose sight and we have to focus on our scoring shots.” Thammaraks recorded an overall score of 221 in Iowa State’s last tournament. Sophomore Cajsa Persson is coming off a record-breaking performance last week where she recorded two consecutive rounds of three-under-par totals of 69. Persson is the only ISU player in program history to record back-to-back sub-70 rounds. She is currently ranked 29th in the nation on Golfweek and is hoping to have continued success this week. “I’m just trying to get better everyday, go out and have fun, and leave the tournament satisfied with my performance,” Persson said. When it comes to playing in bad weather, the Cyclones have the edge, in Thammaraks’ mind. Iowa State expects some cold temperatures going into the event in Wilmington, N.C. Iowa State has been to this tournament in the past and know what to expect from the course. With that edge, the team hopes to continue its goal of one team round under par. Many of the players would also like to cut down on the bogies. The course in Wilmington is similar to Harvester in Rhodes, Iowa, where the women’s golf team practices, and it requires good short-game play. “A win would be very nice to end the fall season,” Thammaraks said. The Landfall Tradition runs from Friday to Sunday in Wilmington, N.C.

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‘Bee’ spells comedy for ISU Theatre By Liz.Cleaveland @iowastatedaily.com

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A Broadway hit and recipient of a Tony Award is “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The “Bee” started as an improvisational play and was later turned into a scripted musical full of quirky characters struggling to spell their given words. Before its Tony Award and great success, the show was a skit performed by a small group of actors and was entitled “C-R-E-P-U-S-C-UL-E,” which means “twilight” in Old French. A unique feature of this play is its use of improvisation as a form of engaging the audience. Before the show, four audience members are asked to participate in the spelling bee. “They have to spell words and they don’t know what words are given. Some people are given easy words and some of them are really hard … words that no one could spell so that no one feels foolish,” said Jane Cox, director of the show and of the theater program. While attending, you will notice that many of the actors are required to play multiple characters. Although it seems like a challenge for the actors, Cox assures they are up for the task.

“It’s part of the setup of the script [for an actor to play several characters] and I think they really, really enjoy it because it’s a challenge to be a kid in one scene and a parent in another,” Cox said. Christopher Culver, freshman in music, has had no experience with juggling multiple characters, but finds it interesting. “It is a bit tough to switch quickly and convincingly from one part to the other, but I am excited for the challenge and feel that I am managing it well so far, especially since the characters are all so distinct from each other,” Culver said. Carter Roeske, junior in performing arts, is no stranger to playing two characters. Roeske has performed in “Avenue Q” and “The Musketeers” at his old school in Minnesota. “Playing two characters is always a challenge especially when I don’t get to leave the stage in between,” Roeske said. “It is however a lot of fun.” Benjamin Moews, senior in materials engineering, was also one of the chosen cast to play two different characters. Moews has enjoyed developing his characters and working with the other performers for this comedic musical. “Although we have been rehearsing now for about five weeks, it never

gets old and every night has been a blast. I could not ask for a more funny and talented cast to be a part of,” Moews said. His primary character for the play is Chip, a former winner of the spelling bee. “My main character, Chip, has been a fun one to play and I have had a good time reaching into my past and drawing from some of my childhood experiences to create this character,” Moews said. Even though Chip’s ill-timed puberty will provide plenty of comic relief, the play is given another character played by Moews whose name, Jesus Christ, adds another dose of quirkiness. “While it is only a small, secondary part only in one scene, I try to bring as much depth to the role I can, and I believe it adds a fun bit of comedy as well,” Moews said. Cox, Culver, Roeske and Moews agree that “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be fantastic and one the audience truly enjoys. What: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” When: Nov. 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. Where: Fisher Theater Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $10.

Sibling indie-folk band The Hunts to play M-Shop debut By Michael.Zanten @iowastatedaily.com The Hunts, an indie-folk playing band of seven siblings, will be appearing in the Maintenance Shop on Friday, supported by folk-rock band The Monks. “We describe our music as indie-folk,” said violin player Jessi Hunt. “We use a lot of folk instruments like mandolin, banjo, fiddle and guitar; but then we have an indie influence. My older brother [Josh] plays a Coldplay kind of style, and we add to it with the string instruments.” “The show on Friday will be interesting because most all of the artists are the same age as George and myself,” said Sam Thompson, co-director of the M-Shop. “We usually work with artists, agents, and tour managers that have a few years on us. It will be nice to discuss and work with people that are the same age as us.” The Hunts were raised on folk music by their parents starting at a very early age. “My mom was a music teach-

er,” Jessi said. “All of us kids grew up in her violin class, and through the years we all learned violin. When we got a little bit older, my dad started teaching us guitar. It was really fun; we grew up really loving music, and we played for all sorts of things; for malls, hospitals, weddings and festivals.” Today, the Hunts travel from coast to coast sharing the musical talents that were a fundamental part of their upbringing. “It just naturally unfolded,” Jessi said. “My mom and dad were a little duo and played for different events, and they would add another kid into the group each year or so. It just escalated from there.” The Hunts features siblings Justin, Jenni, Jessi, Jonathan, Jordan, Josh and Jamison. They perform with a combination of vocals, acoustic guitar, violin, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass, keyboard, accordion, drums and ukulele. The siblings do not stay in one place during a show. The instruments get rotated and

passed around throughout each performance. “I think it’s entertaining to see seven brothers and sisters working together and making music,” Jessi said. “What people always love the most is our vocal harmonies, with everyone singing together. I think they also like to get the insight into what it’s like to be a family, traveling and performing.” The Hunts signed a six-record deal in July with CherryTree Records, a label under the umbrella of Interscope. Their debut release, “We Were Young,” will serve as their first album under that relationship. “We’re excited to start our journey with [CherryTree Records],” Jessi said. “Not much has happened so far, just a lot of paperwork and getting things ready to go. We just recorded a music video a couple weeks ago, and that should be out in the coming months.” The Hunts also participate in The Haiti Project, a charity venture for orphans in the jungles of

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The Hunts, an indie-folk band of seven siblings, will perform Friday at the Maintenance Shop. They started learning music at an early age from their parents, learning violin from their mother and guitar from their father.

Haiti raising money for food and toys. “For two years now, we’ve ran the camp for two weeks,” Jessi said. “It’s an amazing time; it’s so fun to put instruments in the kids’ hands and to see their faces light

up when learn to play music.” People may purchase tickets at the M-Shop or at MidwestTix for $12, or for $7 with an ISUCard, with a $2 up-charge the day of the show. The performance is set to start at 9 p.m. Friday.

‘Memphis’ star to bring 1950s rock ‘n’ roll to Stephens Auditorium By Nicole.Presley @iowastatedaily.com Growing up in New York, Joey Elrose was surrounded by theater. When Elrose played the Tin Man in “The Wizard of Oz” in the sixth grade, he knew he wanted to become a professional actor. Elrose will play Huey Calhoun in “Memphis,” the musical set to play out live this Thursday at Stephens Auditorium in Ames. Calhoun is a disc jockey who plays “race music”

back in the 1950s. A fictional story, “Memphis” is loosely based on a real disc jockey from the 1950s named Dewey Phillips. Phillips was the first to play Elvis Presley and African American rhythm and blues on the radio. “Memphis” is about Calhoun and his love for “race music.” Calhoun breaks into a radio booth in town and locks himself inside and starts playing the music he wants to hear. The 1950s rock ‘n’ roll

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Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Today is an 8 -- Feelings boil over, and the past creeps into the present. Choose family and home. Ask for what was promised. The incident may transform into one of your strengths. Take more time for play. Treat yourself gently.

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Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) Today is an 8 -- Consider new opportunities. Involve the whole group in your plans, which will likely change. Work diligently to assimilate new information. Career matters emerge for your consideration, as well. Mull it all over. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Today is a 9 -- You may need your spare change for gas money. Do without treats for now. Don’t spend what you don’t have. They are good for travel, so take a backpack and go. Enjoy your reward.

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