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Local groups to unite at food summit By Randi Reeder Daily staff writer The Local Food and Farm Plan Team will have a diverse gathering from various sectors of the local food economy Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Scheman Building at Iowa State. The keynote speaker will be nationally recognized public artist and teacher David Dahlquist from Des Moines. According to the event’s website, he will talk about creating a local sense of place that embraces food, community, history and culture. Since 1988, Dahlquist has completed more than 50 large-scale public commissions across the country. His commissions for private, public and institutional clients range from tilework and sculpture to major architectural installations. Currently, he is creative director at RDG Dahlquist Art Studio. This summit is a time when the Local Food and Farm Plan Team would like to celebrate the successes and discuss the challenges and obstacles that are still major issues today. The Local Food and Farm Program was created in 2011 by Senate File 509 to build Iowa’s local food economies and promote job growth. The Local Food and Farm Plan team, according to its website, hopes the summit will engage participants in a discussion on the next steps to building of a local food system in Iowa.
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Iowa State turned a $53,523 profit from its football team’s trip to the 2011 Pinstripe Bowl, according to school and conference records obtained by the Daily via Freedom Of Information Act requests. The trip to the bowl game — Iowa State’s second in three years under the tutelage of coach Paul Rhoads — cost the school $1,286,477, which is well under the $1.34 million allocated by the Big 12 Conference.
“Generally when you go on a bowl trip, you try to make it a zerosum game,” said Steve Malchow, ISU senior associate athletic director. “Generally, the allotments that are set are good-faith guesstimates as to what it costs to travel a football team to that particular city because there’s certainly going to be a lot of differences depending on how far you’re traveling.” However, the school’s surplus from the Pinstripe Bowl — which it lost 27-13 to Rutgers — was not as much as it saved from its Insight Bowl appearance in 2009.
For that trip to Tempe, Ariz., Iowa State logged a net income of $158,850, according to school records submitted to the NCAA. “Bowl opportunities are great institutional events,” said ISU Athletic Director Jamie Pollard in February, before the Pinstripe Bowl expense report was released. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for our student-athletes to give them a reward, a chance to play another football game.” Pollard was unavailable for comment after the Pinstripe Bowl
ISU ticket sales The school sold 4,794 of the 6,196 tickets (77 percent) it originally committed to buy in its contract, according to the report. This left 1,402 tickets that were paid back to the bowl at the total cost of $159,480, which is more than the $125,125 it cost the school for its 2,275 unsold tickets from the 2009 Insight Bowl. The skewed difference in the price of absorbed tickets is due to the flat-dollar amount of the Insight Bowl tickets being set at $55 per ticket. For the Pinstripe Bowl, the ticket prices ranged from $45 to $350 with the school selling the most of its two highest-committed ticket prices — 66 percent of its $115 tickets and 87 percent of its $45 tickets.
Committees search for candidates By Aimee.Burch @iowastatedaily.com Big administration changes will be coming to Iowa State in the coming months. The university is currently in the midst of conducting five searches for upper-level administrative positions. Two of these vacancies are due to retirements, while those in the other three positions decided to resign from their current posts. Annette Hacker, program director in the Office of University Relations, said it is not so unusual for a university to have so many openings at one time. “Back in 2009, we had three dean searches [in design, engineering and human sciences] occurring simultaneously,” she said. The first resignation predates the arrival of
President Steven Leath. Former Dean of Students Dionne Somerville left her position in June 2011 to become vice president of student affairs at Bloomberg University in Pennsylvania. A search committee formed by ISU Vice President of Student Affairs Tom Hill is currently looking into potential candidates for the position from a pool formed by the academic research group
Spelman & Johnson. Open forums with the candidates will likely be announced in the coming weeks. Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Hoffman announced her resignation this past February. She plans to step down in December 2012 unless a candidate is found sooner or she accepts
Expert: ‘Stereotypes are useful in general’ Editor’s note: This story is part of a series examining identity on the ISU campus.
By Katherine.Klingseis @iowastatedaily.com Stereotypes can change, but the act of stereotyping will not go away, experts said. The negative results of stereotyping are often discussed in the media and in everyday conversation regarding a wide range of
topics. Recently, some have said that racial stereotyping was involved in the death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-yearold African-American man killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer. Although often associated with negative results, like in the Martin case, the act of stereotyping is not sinister in nature, psychology professors at Iowa State said. “In some sense, stereotypes are generalizations about a category of some-
thing based on what is typical or most common,” said Zlatan Krizan, assistant professor of psychology. “Stereotypes are useful in general because they help us generalize about things that we experience. If we didn’t, it would take a lot of work to learn everything anew.” Krizan said people stereotype both living and non-living components of the world. He said people do this to make sense of the world. He explained that if stereotyping
did not exist, a person would approach every object as if it were entirely new to them. The person would have to learn everything about the object regardless of whether the person had contact with the object several times before. “We have stereotypes about chairs — they can have four legs, but they don’t have to,” Krizan said. “Once I get a sense of what a chair is, I can deal with chairs more effectively.”
Essentially, stereotyping allows humans to store a bank of previously learned knowledge in their minds. When approaching an object, a person can pull out some of that stored knowledge and categorize the object based on that knowledge. “As we experience something, we gradually accumulate those experiences and that helps us to develop a notion or a sense of what something typically looks like or
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Celebrity News ‘Sparkle’ movie trailer hits Internet “Sparkle” producer T.D. Jakes has said he was amazed by Whitney Houston’s performance in the upcoming remake of the 1976 film, but unfortunately the actress and singer herself won’t be around to see it arrive in theaters. Houston had just finished work on the movie when she passed away in February at 48. The film, loosely based on the story of The Supremes, is about a trio of sisters who have to face the difficulties that come along with fame as their singing careers take off in the Motown-era. The story centers on the musically gifted Sparkle, portrayed by “American Idol” winner Jordin Sparks. Sparkle is raised along with her two sisters (portrayed by Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter) by their single mother (Houston) in Detroit when the three begin to form a girl group.
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1:10 p.m.). A resident reported the theft of items from a room at Friley Hall. Richard Taylor, 19, 4233 Roberts Hall, was later arrested and charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree theft. He was transported to the Story County Justice Center (reported at 1:29 p.m.). Officers initiated a drug-related investigation at the Armory (reported at 4:38 p.m.). Catherine Bunker, 19, 802 Maple Hall, was cited for underage possession of alcohol at Maple-Willow-Larch (reported at 8:28 p.m.). Joseph Cook, 20, of Ankeny, Iowa, was cited for underage
Officers initiated a drug-related investigation at Willow Hall (reported at 2:08 a.m.). Alexander Peace-Vosicky, 19, of Chicago, was arrested and charged with public intoxication at Wilson Hall. He was transported to Mary Greeley Medical Center and subsequently released on citation (reported at 5:16 a.m.). An individual reported clothing and other items were taken from a locker room area at Southwest Athletic Complex (reported at 12:38 p.m.). A vehicle that left the scene struck a car owned by Eric Grubb in Lot 112 (reported at
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The countdown is on for the return of HBO’s beloved vampire drama “True Blood.” On Sunday, the network gave fang-enthusiasts a quick bite of what’s to come in season five of the hit show via a trailer unveiled during “Game of Thrones.” By the look of things, reverend no-good, Jason Stackhouse’s evangelical nemesis Steve Newlin, has returned to wreak even more havoc on his life. And, apparently, the vampirehuman love triangle involving Jason’s sister Sookie (played by Anna Paquin), Bill (Paquin’s reallife hubby Stephen Moyer) and Eric (the smoldering Alexander Skarsgard) continues — but is Eric kissing somebody else in the clip? The exact debut date for season five has not yet been revealed, but fans can look forward to 12 full episodes starting at some point in June.
possession of alcohol (second offense) at Birch Hall (reported at 8:43 p.m.). Marcus Keinert, 20, 3709 Helser Hall, was cited for underage possession of alcohol at Friley Hall (reported at 10:08 p.m.). Slater Johansen, 19, 2204 Martin Hall, was cited for underage possession of alcohol at Friley Hall (reported at 10:29 p.m.). Keegan Driggs, 18, 1562 Helser Hall; Leonard Pipho, 19, 1561 Helser Hall; and Hunter Rohde, 19, 1562 Helser Hall, were cited for underage possession of alcohol at Helser Hall (reported at 10:41 p.m.).
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University Museums finds Petersen’s panthers By Melis.Meas @iowastatedaily.com After around 20 years of diligent searching, Iowa State University Museums has successfully acquired the Petersen’s Panthers. The bronze, life-sized sculptures of two panthers will be a part of Iowa State’s Art on Campus Collection. Christian Petersen created the Petersen’s Panthers in the early 1920s for Charles Davol’s estate, called Wildacres, in Rhode Island. Petersen, Iowa State’s first artist-in-residence from 1935 until 1955, left the East Coast for the Midwest in November 1928, leaving the past behind him. Lea Rosson Delong, art historian and curator, hosted a lecture about the discovery of the panthers. “He had mentioned them in his archives and included a photo of them at Wildacres,” Delong said. The photograph, and knowledge of their existence, is all researchers had to use to search for the sculpture. “The photograph was all we has to go off as we searched,” she said. “We stared and stared at the photo.” The main question in the minds of those searching, Delong said, was “what happened to them and where were they?” With so many unanswered questions and only know-
Photo courtesy of Lynette Pohlman Christian Petersen, Iowa State’s first artist-in-residence, created bronze, life-sized sculptures of two panthers that were recently acquired by University Museums after a 20-year search.
ing of their original location in Rhode Island, Delong and Lynette Pohlman — Iowa State’s director and chief curator for University Museums — traveled to the East Coast many times throughout the years. “Over the years, we searched in Rhode Island and everywhere,” she said, with Wildacres being the prime location. The estate was located in Rhode Island where Davol lived until his death on April
>>VACANCIES.p1 another position. In an interview with the Daily soon after her announcement, Hoffman said that former ISU President Gregory Geoffroy’s decision to step down combined with the arrival of a new administration played a role in her decision. Currently, a search committee formed by Leath is beginning the process of coming
11, 1937. “The estate was left to his wife, but she had no interest in Wildacres,” Delong said. Years later, a story about Wildacres was written in the Providence Journal. “The description was that the land was well-kept but deserted, with an Indian head and the bronzed lions,” Delong said. “Clearly the bronzed lions were Petersen’s panthers.” The estate was eventually sold to a family, but in 1939, the Navy took over the property
together to find candidates for the position. Wendy Wintersteen, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Administration, serves as chairwoman of the committee. The College of Business has been looking for a new dean since former Dean Labh Hira announced in October he would be stepping down. The search was put on hold following Hoffman’s announcement
and the family took with them the “bronzed lions” for their new home. Delong and Pohlman got in touch with Tim Cranston, a historian who was trying to get a hold of the Indian head at Wildacres. “In 2010, Tim Cranston got a lead that led to the Petersen Panthers after he discovered the Indian head,” Delong said. The bronze panthers were auctioned off, and because of no knowledge of Petersen creating the sculptures, the
and will be pursued again once the new provost is in place. In the meantime, Michael Crum, associate dean in supply chain and information systems, will serve as interim dean beginning July 1. Kathy Jones, registrar and assistant vice president for Student Affairs, announced in February that she will be retiring at the end of the year. Hill also has appointed a search
author was assigned as being anonymous. “After finding a source, he wouldn’t tell where they were,” Delong said. “Then, after informing him of Iowa State’s Petersen connection, he contacted who he knew and informed us of the location.” Petersen’s life-sized bronze panthers were located at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. “They were at Middlebury because their mascot is a panther,” she said. “And they were displayed in Middlebury’s art collection.” After finally finding the bronze panthers at Middlebury’s campus, examining them found a new surprise, one that was not caught in the photos. The panthers were on ground level at Middlebury, as opposed to being high up in the Wildacres photos. In real life, one panther actually has a deer beneath the paw from a killing. The snarls are both panthers reacting to one another. “In the photograph, we could not see the deer,” Delong said. Once the panthers were located, it was important to immediately transfer them to Iowa State, and within a year, they were taken out of Middlebury. When the panthers are installed at Iowa State, they will be on the ground. “It’s the way he would have
committee to interview potential candidates, with open forums scheduled to take place before the end of this school year. ISU Foundation President Dan Saftig announced his intention to retire this past March. In an interview with the Daily soon after the announcement, Marla Franklin, chairwoman of the ISU Foundation, echoed statements similar to those
wanted them,” Delong said. “We know that Petersen valued the bronze panthers.” Middlebury College understood the importance of the bronze panthers to Iowa State and were “kind and gracious,” Pohlman said of process. “They were excited for us to add to our collection.” The process of getting the panthers to Iowa State was thanks to the kind and generous donors of University Museums. “The cost of the panthers were all privately raised money and donations,” said Allison Sheridan, collections manager and communications coordinator for University Museums. “We sent the panthers to Connecticut where they are in the process of conservation with Francis Miller,” she said. “They were in bad shape.” Now that the panthers are at Iowa State with many other of Petersen’s work, the unveiling of the life-sized bronze panthers is the next step. “The bronze panthers will be a part of the Veishea parade on April 21,” Sheridan said. “Then after, they will installed at the Anderson Sculpture Garden at Morrill Hall.” The panthers will be around 4 to 4.5 feet a part from each other, in order for people to see the power of the stance. “Petersen’s name will never be forgotten,” Delong said. “At last, [the panthers] are here at Iowa State where they belong.”
made when Hoffman announced her resignation. “I think anytime you have a new head of an organization, especially a new president of a university, that person needs to create their own teams,” she said. Currently, Hira will serve as interim president of the ISU Foundation. No search committee has been announced yet.
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Grassley’s tweets offer foray away from politics Editor’s note: To more appropriately capture the essense of Sen. Grassley’s tweets, this editorial has been written as if from his own thumbs. An unedited version is available online at iowastatedaily.com.
Getting in touch w a politician is the nightmare of any interested constituent. That is especially the case with ne1 who tries 2 get n touch w/ high-level pols such as sens, reps &presO. The longer a man or woman has held office, the harder it feels 2 contact him or her personally on the phone, thru email or in person. Ia’s own Sen Chuck Grassley, however, tends too defy those low expectations Now in office 4 more than 30yrs, he is known for a wide range of constituent outreach that other Americans can only dream about in their wildest fantasies. Grassley makes a pt of visiting each of Iowa’s 99 counties annually!!!!!!!! In addition 2 returning to Wash DC 4 each&every vote, he s been known to
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visit events that have little impact on politics such as the IowaFederation ofCollegeRepublicans’ yrly convention. It is not uncommon for him to arrive unannounced, w/o the trappings of a 6 term US Sen, & immediately begin talking too whichever students he encounters. 3& Grassley also tweets--as in Twitter--on his own, separate frm his formal office account. To date, he has twtd 1820 times. We can think of few more desirable qualities in a mdrn politician than such an eagerness to connect w ppl. The fact that he has one in addition to his official office’s account prly means that he’s having fun with public life--something we should all do much more of. There is humor left n the world; taking everything seriously all the time reduces us to something less than human. How else cud u explain tweets such as ths????
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“@SMJBretH i refuse to mow in march” “Watch the nonhistory channel. “top gear”is on. Real educational!!!!!!!”, “Had opp too watch SCOTUS procdings this am. Interesting and educational. Wish all Americans could see. Need 2 pass my cameras in courts leg”, “Q&A w studnts from Shenandoah on Sen steps during their trip” and, “Really enjoyed service at Imago Christi Cedar Rapids today. Dovovan had good msg. @gladchurch”. Sometimes improper use of punctuation capitalization grammar &abbreviations can be frustrating. Its prly frustrating to u as a reader wen u c it in this r ne other newspaper. Simple errors make it harder 2 take the offender srsly. Heck, if uv applied 4 a job chances r good that u’v listed “attention to detail” as one of ur special qualities. After all, so the saying goes, the devil’s in the Feedback policy:
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details. The frequency of Grassley’s flagrant disregard of punctuation rules suggests that something else may be going on. It appears his mistakes stem more frm a zeal 2 communicate w/ his constituents both as their senator, giving them important information on public issues & policy, and as a person. It would count as a loss 2 Iowans if he
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stopped, or did so less frequently. In an era wen politics is abt partisanship and we allow for few forays into spunk &fun, Grassley’s tweets r refreshing. ™
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Books don’t teach partisanship ‘Hunger Games’ addresses issues affecting all humans
ately, I haven’t had much time for reading novels. However, when my younger sister insisted that “The Hunger Games” was a quick read, I decided to take the first book with me on a road trip. Sure enough, four-anda-half hours later, I finished it. I’m glad I did. The book was filled with political symbolism and comments on social structures, a refreshing change from young adult books featuring nothing more than an entertaining main character occasionally running into some amusing situation going no deeper than the context presented. I’m sure that much of this content is missed by many readers. The book features a strong, beautiful, independent heroine; a love story; competition; and plenty of drama — all of which certainly appeal to the masses. It also features a stark warning of an allpowerful government and cautions us on various environmental issues. However, throughout all of this, I find it difficult to see it leaning either toward Republican or Democratic ideals. I would entertain an argument that the book has slightly libertarian views. There is an overarching theme of “every person for themselves,” although it is severely missing a “live and let live” theme given the all-controlling government and requirement of the tributes to kill one another. I would also say that yes, maybe the book is Republican, but not in the sense of a party rather than of revolution and the desire of the rebels to overthrow this government. The book even boasts some environmental warnings, including our dependence on coal and the potential outcomes of genetic modification. District 12, the mining district of Panem, is a good example. In this district, workers are forced to mine in deep, dangerous mines. This area is in Appalachia, and after hundreds of years of mining, workers must delve into these huge mines and put themselves in great danger. However, that is the assignment for District 12 production by the Capitol, the name given to the ruling government, and the citizens of District 12 must abide by that assignment. There are also various instances where the Capitol uses genetic modification to create animals that can be used as weapons against the citizens of Panem. The book is full of metaphors, symbolism and lessons to consider. Instead of making such a book into partisan nonsense, we should analyze “The Hunger Games” from a perspective that won’t continue to divide, but will bring citizens together to fight for their freedoms and compromise rather than resorting, once again, to their political parties. The Obama administration is not the same as the totalitarian government, the Capitol, we see in “The Hunger Games.” It is expected that a government will create jobs and pass policy
By Jessica.Bruning @iowastatedaily.com during a time of recession. As we saw during the Great Depression, a global economy that must take politics between countries into consideration is no longer able to fix itself without some government intervention. The free market is no longer the answer to solve all economic problems in times of crisis. During times of recession, the government will spend in order to help its citizens through. During times of economic growth, the government will collect from the citizens (in the form of taxes) to save for times of recession, thus creating balance. However, when citizens don’t pay taxes in times of economic prosperity due to things such as tax breaks, the government is unable to keep this balance. So, when those same businesses that didn’t pay taxes are on the verge of bankruptcy, somehow the government is now expected to bail them out. It has been argued that “The Hunger Games” is a right-leaning book that warns its readers against the possibility of too much government control. Examples such as Russia were brought up. Yes, certain countries have experienced losses of personal freedoms. However, Russia didn’t lose their rights under the hand of a Democratic leader trying to provide his citizens with work and an income during a recession caused by careless investments and shady practices. Russia lost them under the power of a dictator acting in the name of Communism during a period in which citizens were experiencing mass unemployment and severe inflation without the safeguards we have today thanks to post-Depression era policy. A book that is written in a way that people ranging from middle school students to fully grown adults are able to relate to and learn from is an amazing accomplishment. I hope my young cousins who read it are inspired by the strong female heroine. I hope my peers are drawn to action by the revolutionary spirit. I hope my leaders are touched by the cautionary tale of destruction by nuclear bombs, depletion of resources and a government that is all powerful. I hope they are able to use this not to argue about partisanship and put a stamp of a party, but instead discuss the issues that affect us as human beings, not members of a specific group.
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Did Santorum drop ‘n-bomb’ on Obama?
e all love a good media spectacle. Particularly when the controversy involves something open to interpretation. Well, folks, right-wing bigot Rick Santorum might have just shown his hand to not only be a gay-hating, porn-hating, contraception-hating douche, but a racist as well; that is up for you to decide. While addressing a crowd in Janesville, Wis., Santorum stutters through a sentence that sounds like the following: “We know, we know the candidate Barack Obama, what he was like. The anti-war government nig, ah, of the ah, the America was a source for division around the world ...” That little “nig” unfinished word Santorum cuts off mid-sentence to then stutter on about for a while and come back into a thought going God knows where is the incident that has folks’ eyes popping out and wide open like an old blaxsploitation movie with Stepin Fetchit. The question is, did Santorum make a huge political gaffe and nearly describe Obama as a “nigger”? Or was it merely a slip of the tongue where the “nig” word used has nothing to do with the sentence? Perhaps Santorum was going to call Obama “niggard,” which means stingy or ungenerous. Then Santorum realized the word didn’t really fit with the sentence and stopped. Maybe Santorum was going to call Obama a “nagger,” like in the episode of “South Park” with Stan’s dad on “Wheel of Fortune” with the topic of “People who annoy you,” and Santorum misspoke but luckily caught himself in time. Maybe Santorum had just watched “Blazing Saddles” and the “n-word” was fresh on his mind and he thought a momentary reference to Gabby Johnson trying to address the townsfolk of the sheriff’s arrival while the church bells ring would appeal to the Wisconsin crowd,
By Gabriel.Stoffa @iowastatedaily.com again thinking better of it before finishing. Wherever your speculation might come down, the Santorum camp is certainly going to play it all off as a non-incident. They will say that Santorum would never use such language and such speculation is a flight of fancy from either the liberal or Romney camp — synonymous camps I do believe, based on the picture Santorum is trying to paint — meant to further sling mud during the presidential campaign. I can hardly believe that Santorum, or any other candidate, would use a racial slur to describe the president of the United States, but I don’t see a whole lot of wiggle room for what word might have been bouncing around in Santorum’s head. The long, hard road that is the campaign trail can become so tiresome that the mind wanders, and the only thing you can think of is the appeal of a pillow under your head. We have all been exceptionally tired. Some of us, I’d wager, tired enough that we start babbling and our friends have to stop us and ask what on Earth we were referring to. Santorum is a smart guy, believe it or not, and his mind might have been wandering a bit. That wandering might have let a bit of babbling come forth. Though he remained sharp enough to give his brain a quick slap on the wrist for letting a racial slur pop in when thinking about his dislike for Obama. Those naughty words are not unknown to most out there. Many of us avoid using them
File photo: Iowa State Daily Rick Santorum thanks his supporters after the Iowa caucuses Jan. 3. Santorum may have used the “n-word” in reference to President Barack Obama at a stop in Wisconsin last week.
because they generally have no place in proper speech. But that doesn’t mean the word doesn’t pop up in the jumble of thoughts running at a mile-a-minute as our cerebellum processes language. But looking back on Santorum and his possibly racist remarks, we can see an event in Iowa when Santorum was speaking about welfare and said, “I don’t want to, to make black people’s lives better by giving them somebody else’s money. I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money.” That comment wouldn’t be too far gone a notion looking at the welfare situation of other states, but Iowa’s food stamp program is overwhelmingly populated by white folks, according to the rest of the video. Is it out of the realm of possibility that Santorum is a little racist?
Well, no. Being a little racist is, I really hate to say it, a fairly common trait among many people in America. And I also hate to say it, but there seem to be more folks with racist outlooks that vote Republican than vote Democrat. So there you have it, a media spectacle that will likely have a few minutes devoted to it on “The Daily Show,” while fueling the careers of stand-up comics and talk-show hosts for days at the least. Whether Santorum was going to use the “nword” or not, we will probably never know. But then, we usually never know what politicians really mean, do we?
Gabriel Stoffa is a graduate student in political science from Ottumwa, Iowa.
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Goodell OK with Parcells being Saints’ interim coach By Richard Rosenblatt The Associated Press NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he won’t stand in the way if the New Orleans Saints ask Bill Parcells to take over as interim coach for suspended Sean Payton. “They need to make those decisions and we’ll move forward,” Goodell said Monday at the opening of an NFL pop-up store featuring new team apparel. “Bill’s a great coach, and I’m sure [he] will add a lot of personality and intrigue. And he’s as competitive as they get so I’m sure he’ll do a good job.” Before the Saints pick someone to run the team this year, though, Goodell still has to rule on Payton’s appeal of his season-long suspension, along with the appeals of shorter suspensions to assistant coach Joe Vitt and general manager Mickey Loomis and penalties handed down to the team.
Report: OSU paid out $25.6 million in bonuses DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Five medical professors and two coaches at Ohio State University received bonuses topping $1 million in 2011, most of them more than double the size of their base earnings, according to a newspaper review of public records. The bonuses are among about $25.6 million total given to more than 4,000 employees, a jump of nearly 89 percent from the $13.6 million handed out in 2010 to about 1,700 employees, the Dayton Daily News reported. Basketball coach Thad Matta was the highest earner, with a bonus of about $1.1 million boosting his annual pay to about $2.2 million. The second-highest paid employee was an associate professor at the university medical center who received the most generous bonus — nearly $1.4 million — to earn more than $2 million for the year.
Dump-off SPORT: Volleyball DEFINITION: When a volleyball setter dumps the ball over the net rather than set the ball in order to catch the defense off-guard. USE: ISU setter Alison Landwehr sometimes uses a dump-off to score a quick point.
Cyclones focus on fine tuning
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After taking down an Illinois team that went to the national championship last season on Saturday, the ISU volleyball team’s focus has switched gears. The Cyclones get a break this weekend without games, so coach Christy Johnson-Lynch said they would be working on improving the little things in practice. “I feel like each person has a few things we need to tweak and get better at,” Johnson-Lynch said Monday. “I think we learned Saturday we’re capable of beating a pretty good team, but we can’t take that for granted.” The three-set sweep was the third match of five for the Cyclones’ spring season. A doubleheader against Creighton and North Dakota State didn’t provide the showing the team was looking for, but libero Kristen Hahn said they were determined to turn it around after that. “We weren’t satisfied with just winning one, we wanted to win the next one,” Hahn said of the Illini bout. Last season, senior Rachel Hockaday was hampered by a knee injury and wasn’t able to get back into a rhythm until later in the season. Hockaday finished with 13 kills against the defending runner-up Saturday and said she at last feels back in her old groove. “It’s taken a really long time to feel back to my old self, but I finally do,” Hockaday said. With two games to go, the Cyclones are 2-1 this spring in a schedule Johnson-Lynch made more competitive than normal. Beating one of the most successful teams from last season was one thing, but Johnson-Lynch said the key will be the direction Iowa State goes from here. “If we could play like we did on Saturday on a consistent basis, I think we’re better than I thought we’d be at this point, but that’s probably the challenge is having our leadership step up and making sure we play and train that way every day,” Johnson Lynch said. Part of the spring season is seeing how different players can fit in different roles and do different things. From switching positions to
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File photo: Tim Reuter/Iowa State Daily Defensive specialist Kristen Hahn serves the ball to Miami during the second round of the NCAA Volleyball Championship on Dec. 3. In their spring schedule, the Cyclones are 2-1.
tweaking styles, the coaching staff has been trying to get the most out of every player over the spring. Johnson-Lynch said setter Alison Landwehr set the best she’s seen from her in a long time Saturday. Landwehr credited it to becoming more comfortable, but said a change in her style allowed her to do so as well. “We’re trying something where I’m not jump setting as much, which is weird for a setter, but it’s been helping me a lot and just working really helped,” Landwehr said. Players not normally used to
passing also have been learning how to do so this spring. It’s been a work in progress, but Hahn said last weekend was a big step in the right direction. “Things have been going really well and I think if we just keep continuing to encourage each other and make sure that we work on staying focused when we’re passing next to each other will help out a lot,” Hahn said. The team will resume games April 12 against former Big 12 foe Missouri. Both teams will collide in Centerville, Iowa, for a 5 p.m. start.
File photo: Jordan Maurice/Iowa State Daily Junior infielder Erica Miller tags out a Drake batter as she sprints to first base. The Cyclones only allowed 3 total hits against the Drake Bulldogs on March 28, at the Southwest Athletic Complex.
Conference wins prove elusive Iowa State starts off Big 12 schedule 0-6 By Dan.Cole @iowastatedaily.com The ISU softball team lost all three of its games at Texas Tech this past weekend. The Cyclones (10-22, 0-6 Big 12) have started the Big 12 schedule 0-6 for the first time since the 2006-07 season. Iowa State was outscored 30-12 on the weekend by the Red Raiders (30-7, 3-2 Big 12), the third-ranked offensive team in the conference. The weekend got off to a rough start for the Cyclones, as they fell by a score of 19-7 in five innings Friday evening. ISU pitcher Tori Torrescano allowed six runs in 1.2 innings of work.
“We gave up a ton of runs, tons of hits,” said ISU coach Stacy Gemeinhardt-Cesler. “I talked to Tori a little bit after the game, just trying to get her reset, refocused about the task at hand and what needs to happen.” Iowa State would do its best to turn things around as the weekend progressed, but still failed to pick up a victory in the close contests that would follow. Texas Tech took Saturday’s game 6-2 and Sunday’s game 5-3 in eight innings. “Saturday was better, which is great,” Gemeinhardt-Cesler said. “We didn’t win, but I thought that they definitely made strides throughout the weekend.” The Cyclones recorded three errors in the field Saturday that would prove very important in the game’s outcome.
“You always want to eliminate errors,” Gemeinhardt-Cesler said. “It definitely hurts when you’re playing teams that anything that they can capitalize on they take advantage of.” The Cyclones are currently the worst-ranked defensive team in the Big 12 with a .964 fielding percentage. They have finished in the bottom two in the Big 12 in terms of fielding percentage eight of the last nine seasons. Iowa State is the only team in the Big 12 that has yet to pick up a conference win so far this season. As the season progresses, that first win can begin to seem more and more elusive for the Cyclones. “It’s going to come,” Gemeinhardt-Cesler said. “We just need to keep on buckling down and getting better every time.”
After the final buzzer sounded and the highlight package set to the tune of Luther Vandross’ “One Shining Moment,” faded to black last night, it was official. March Madness was done. The 67-game, three-week long roller-coaster ride halts at some point — unfortunately — every calendar year and for the few days after its conclusion, it sets in. No college football. No college hoops. Five. Long. Months. Yes, the Brittney Griner-led Baylor Bears still have a shot at perfection and a national championship Tuesday night on the women’s side, but outside of that game and the annual spring football game April 14, the two most important sports for many college students — and many sports fans — are without competition for five stinking months. As March Madness closes, a window of time opens where the Big Four — baseball, basketball, football and hockey — are without a championship series until the first week of June. The Stanley Cup playoffs are still eight days away and the NBA playoffs will tip off April 28. In that time window, the Sports Editorial Board would like to put forth a solution that might solve your gridiron and hoops woes. Now is the perfect time to find what we on the board label “a niche sport.” The Masters start Thursday and arguably the most compelling athlete on the planet, Tiger Woods, is on the prowl in search of his first major win since 2008 and first green jacket since 2005. Boom. Niche sport. At Sun Life Stadium in Miami, 78,367 packed the house Sunday night for Wrestlemania 28, and recent UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar just made a surprise return Monday night on RAW. Boom. Niche sport. (Disclaimer: The board understands pro wrestling is scripted, but the entertainment value of pro wrestling rivals any sport on the planet.) And now that the newness of the racing season has worn off, NASCAR is preparing for a major stretch of races in May that includes the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega on May 6 and the Sprint Showdown and AllStar Race in Charlotte on May 19. Boom. Niche sport. These are just a few niche sports that are favorites of the board, but there are plenty more — such as soccer, softball, lacrosse and tennis — that have seasons in full swing. Additionally, the London Olympics are coming up in August, so it wouldn’t be a bad time to brush up on your Olympic-style wrestling, swimming, gymnastics or track and field either. Sure, there will be offseason storylines to follow in both college football and basketball, but now is the perfect time to try something new, mix it up and before you know it, you’ll be tailgating on a Saturday afternoon in August. Our advice: Over the next two months, either discover or rediscover a new sport to follow and we can bet that you’ll soon become a more wellrounded sports fan. If nothing else, at least you’ll have watched sports for a few months before playoff time and football.
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Track and field
High-mileage training prepares distance runners for outdoors
Senior Rico Loy excited for return after month off By Dylan.Montz @iowastatedaily.com It has been one month since senior Rico Loy has competed in a race for the ISU men’s track team. During that time, Loy said that he has gotten back to the basics of his training schedule. “It’s been going really well,” Loy said of his training. “We are actually preparing for the [5,000-meter run] at Stanford, so I’ve been doing some longer stuff and getting back to my base with a lot of miles.” Loy said that while training has been going well, he is ready for competition to begin for him outdoors and finally com-
pete on a fullsized track. “It’s going to be nice,” Loy said “We’re going to California, Loy so that’s always really nice, and we’ve had a couple good workouts, so I’m really looking forward to that. I know it’s going to be hard, like every race. “Especially the [5,000-meter run] because it’s a little longer than I’m used to, but I think I can do really well.” Also on the distance side is junior Mohamed Hrezi, who also has not competed since the NCAA qualifying meet in Ames on March 3. Hrezi said he will be redshirting the 2012 outdoor season and has been putting in more miles per week than ever
before in his career. “I’ve been doing [5,000-meter] training lately,” Hrezi said. “I’ve been doing a lot of miles. Last week, I did 95 miles, [but] I normally do 60 miles a week, and for the past month, I’ve done over 80 miles per week. I’ve been able to stay healthy, which is good.” Hrezi will continue to train at a high-mileage regimen for one more week before his mileage is brought down to around 75 miles per week. Hrezi plans to compete in the 5,000-meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays in a couple of weeks in Walnut, Calif. The Naugatuck, Conn., native will compete unattached for the Cyclones. Hrezi also said that with the increased mileage, it has been important for him to see the trainer, which he said that he does every day for about an
We are actually preparing for the [5,000-meter run] at Stanford, so I’ve been doing some longer stuff and getting back to my base with a lot of miles.” Rico Loy hour after practice. “Normally the more miles you do, anything [injury-related] that’s just nagging just gets worse and worse,” Hrezi said. “You can’t ignore anything. I probably annoy [the trainers] because anytime anything kind of hurts, I’m like, ‘Check this out because I don’t want this to get any worse while I’m doing all of these miles.’”
Photo: Jordan Maurice/Iowa State Daily Rico Loy crosses the line during the men’s 3,000-meter final of the Bill Bergan Invitational on Jan. 28. Loy hasn’t competed in a race for the ISU men’s track team in a month.
Iowa State learns, adjusts leading up to double-meet weekend Consistency remains team’s top focus By Stephen.Koenigsfeld @iowastatedaily.com As the outdoor season progresses for the women’s track-and-field team, coaches and athletes are starting to learn what they need to do in practice in order to progress during meets. During the weekend, the multi-event athletes traveled out to Arizona for the Jim Click Invitational. Nelson Multi-events coach Pete Herber said he knows there is work to be done; now, it’s just a matter of taking care of that work. “For our next multi-event competition, we’ll be heading out to Mt. SAC,” Herber said. “We need to start executing some things better in competition as well as in practice every day.” Another thing the multi-event squad learned this past weekend is that they are prone to injury. Sophomore jumper Hannah Willms came Hartke away from the weekend with a lower calf pain. “Something happened on her way down the runway to the high jump,” said assistant coach Travis Hartke. “She’s had back problems almost her entire career, but she’s a long ways from where she will be.” Injuries will just be one of the key components that the multievent athletes will have to fix and tweak before their next outdoor competition in two weeks. Overall, the coaches agreed that this weekend was purely a learning experience not only for the athletes that competed for their first time outdoors in Arizona, but for the ones who stayed home as well. “It’s distance running; it’s one step at a time,” Hartke said. “It’s all about consistency and that’s week in and week out. There’s a progression to it.” Hartke has talked about how important consistency is all season long. He has said in order to be successful in the meets and to hit the times they want, the runners will have to be consistent
File photo: Rebekka Brown/Iowa State Daily High jumper Hannah Willms executes her jump during the Iowa State Classic on Feb. 13, 2011, at Lied Recreation Athletic Center. The sophomore felt a lower calf pain at last weekend’s Jim Click Invitational.
throughout the workouts. Redshirt junior Meaghan Nelson stayed in Ames this weekend with the distance squad solely to work on basic mileage and technique before the first outdoor meet of the season. “For the first meet, we obviously want to perform at the best of our abilities, but understand that it is the first meet and we want to be running our best times at the end of the season,” Nelson said. “It’s a good starting point to see where we’re at.” The distance team flies out of Iowa on Wednesday morning to compete in the Stanford Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The rest of the women will head back to Arizona for the third week in a row to compete at the Sun Angel Invitational.
Freshman throws no-hitter in 4-0 win against in-state rival Iowa Hawkeyes Achievement comes in game 2 of 4-game series By Clint.Cole @iowastatedaily.com Last Friday afternoon, freshman Dillan Dwyer accomplished something that not very many pitchers have a chance to experience in their baseball careers. Dwyer threw a no-hitter against Iowa in a 4-0 victory in game two of a four-game series. Dwyer was two batters away from a perfect game. The Cyclones made one fielding error and Dwyer hit one batter throughout the course of seven shutout innings in which he struck out nine batters. The Cyclones lost the first game 4-1, but that didn’t break Dwyer’s concentration as he started warming up with his headphones on in the sixth inning of game one. The game was half over before Dwyer started to realize what he was on the verge of. “About the fifth inning, I started realizing it could happen,” Dwyer said. “I had a lot of confidence going into the last two innings.” Dwyer stuck out the side in the fifth inning, but had to go through the top of the order again before the game was over.
“I was almost shaking when I went out there for the seventh inning, I was so excited,” Dwyer said. “Pretty nerveracking the whole game.” ISU Club Baseball president and coach Aaron Hinnah said he also took notice of the potential no-hitter in the fifth inning. “I think almost even unconsciously, I realized it earlier because whenever he would come off the mound all game long, I just kind of gave him a high-five, I didn’t really say anything to him,” Hinnah said. “He was doing his thing, I didn’t need to give him any advice. Anybody who’s around baseball knows when a guy’s in the zone like that you leave him alone. You don’t talk to him, you don’t mess with him.” Superstition, which is prominent in baseball, influenced Dwyer’s behavior between innings after the third inning when he realized that the Hawkeyes were still without a hit. “When you finish an inning, you go into the dugout and you do the exact same thing you did before, because you’re really superstitious,” Dwyer said. “I’d sit on the bench by myself, I don’t talk to anybody and the team doesn’t talk to you.” Dwyer and ISU catcher Phil Johnson both didn’t talk about because they didn’t want to “jinx it.” “You know the superstition, you don’t want to say anything, so I obviously kind
of kept it to myself,” Johnson said. “I kind of put it out of my mind until we got to the top of the seventh and kind of focused on executing pitches, calling them at the right time and hopefully they were going to get themselves out.” Hinnah said he was very
“proud” of Dwyer after the game. “That was kind of my first experience as coach having a young pitcher have such a phenomenal performance,” Hinnah said. “I can’t emphasize it enough how great it was to see him do what he did.”
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Former running back gives praise When asked to compare the Insight Bowl team in 2009 to the Pinstripe Bowl team in 2011, former ISU running back Alexander Robinson said there was no comparison. “If you look at this year’s team, this was a completely different team [from the 2009 team],” Robinson said. “I think if you look at it from an overall perspective, this team was much better than the team we had when we went down there to the Insight Bowl. That’s just my personal opinion.” Robinson, who was a junior on the 2009 Insight Bowl team, ranks fourth on Iowa State’s all-time rushing list with 3,310 yards and sixth in rushing touchdowns with 27.
game or not.” Malchow said planning for a bowl trip is a meticulous process that requires a mapping out of every single excursion along with the minor details such as planning where to practice or where to stay, among others. “All the bowls have different things you’re required to attend, so
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>>PSYCHOLOGY.p1 how something typically behaves,” Krizan said. For instance, early humans used the act of stereotyping
bowl trips for ISU, as it has brought in surpluses for its most recent trips. “Each school that participates gets their allowance and then the goal of the school is to spend that accordingly,” Pollard said. “In our particular case when we went to Phoenix, we were able to stay underneath that number, which gave us a surplus for that particular event.” A portion — $125,000 — of the $158,850 surplus from the 2009 bowl trip was used to pay for half the cost of new uniforms for the ISU varsity marching band, which were debuted at the beginning of the 2011 season. “Because we didn’t all fit on one plane, Jamie gave us the option of, ‘Well, we can bus you and we would, therefore, save a lot of money and we’ll use some of that extra money that we save and apply it to the uniform account,’” said former ISU Band Director Matt Smith. “At the time, we were still in our
you’ve got to fit those into your weekly planning,” Malchow said. “You’ve got to work that around the practice schedule that coach Rhoads wants to have. “The amount of logistics, it’s hard to quantify.” Those countless meetings have translated into two carefully planned
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Today’s Birthday (04/03/12). Your world is steadily expanding. Educational adventures draw you in, enticing you with new languages and cultures. Your global network widens, too, as circles connect. Career keeps you hopping until June, when focus shifts to community. Love is the constant thread. Weave it. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Coast to victory (even if you don’t feel like it anymore). Finishing the
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New York might be the style capital of the U.S., but leave it to those crafty Europeans to give a continental flair with their regional specialities. By Ian Laughead
With summer just around the corner, everyone’s ready to have that perfect summer wardrobe. Can anyone guess what will really top of your summer look? Try the new look of 2012 with some fringe. Celebrities like Ashley Tisdale, Kate Hudson, Miley Cyrus and many more have been spotted wearing this new trend. What’s so great about this fringe everyone’s talking about? Not only is it being made on clothes, but also on purses, jackets, skirts and even bathing suits. The fringe style will make you stand out this summer and really bring your wardrobe to a whole new level. Fringe is the perfect combination of trendy and chic with a little bit of a hippie vibe. This look is so versatile, you can wear it however you want to for the day. If it’s just a fun day at the beach with your friends, fringe tank tops are all the rage. A brightcolored fringe top with a pair of your favorite shorts would be the perfect outfit for a day at the beach. If you’re going out for the night and want to try the new fashion trend, try finding a neutral-colored fringe top and pair it with a black skirt. Selena Gomez was seen wearing this look and she really stood out. Now it’s your turn. If fringe on clothing is a little too much for your personal style, you can always start with a simple purse that has some fringe on it. Try adding a black fringe purse to a simple outfit and see how much of a difference it makes. Fringe is all the rage and is sure to be a hit for this summer. Dare to be different? Try wearing this new look soon and see how much you pop out of a crowd. Stand out, be stylish and feel great with the new fringe look and bring your wardrobe to a new level.
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Switzerland Swiss precision is serious business, and that might be the reason so many executives, politicians and other well-to-do clock connoisseurs prefer their watches made in the Alpen country famous for its banks and general sophistication. The four- to five-figure price tag of a Tag Heuer or Omega timepiece, however, might be out of the reach of many wrists, but there’s always Swatch, where colorful and design-conscious styles meet the perfection of Swiss quality.
United Kingdom It rains, pours, drizzles and mists most of the time in parts of the perpetually gray country of England, and as such, over the years it’s not hard to imagine that the Brits have come to the forefront of rainwear and water protection. You’ll never go to the U.K. looking for a tropical, sunny getaway, so take advantage of its waterproof expertise with a raincoat from Burberry and a pair of Wellington rubbers by Hunter.
If IKEA’s world domination was any indication, the Swedes have a thing for good design at very low prices. Lucky for the fashionably frugal, however, Swedish fashion brands like H&M and Acne contain 100 percent less particle board than your Smadal coffee table — not to mention they’re easier to pronounce.
Gucci. Prada. Ferragamo. Italians have a way with leather like no other nationality and they make the material’s most covetable incarnation: fine leather accessories. No trip to the boot of Europe is complete without picking up a pair of your own flat, knee-high boots and perhaps a nice cross-body bag to go with it.
Photo illustration: David Derong/Iowa State Daily From the leather of Italy to the watches of Switzerland, each country in the world brings something different to the table. Draw inspiration from their trends to incorporate in your wardrobe here at home.
London fashionistas dress for success Studying abroad offers insight into fashion trends By Cassy Dittmer ISD Style Writer
I would definitely say fashion in London is very inspiring for people with every kind of style. Over here, everyone’s style is put in a blender and there are little to no “fashion rules.” People care less about what is popular and more about being creative and expressing themselves. Designer clothing is still desirable, but the new thing to do is vintage shop. Londoners love having something that is one-of-a-kind and doing their part for a go-green lifestyle, and this is achieved through vintage purchases. With the resurfacing of different silhouettes from all decades at any given point in time, you will not be disappointed by the vintage shops here. I have learned over here that you take one thing from a new trend or season and add your own flair for the best combos. Now, when I go shopping, I don’t think, “Oh, people won’t wear this here,” because London is the place where truly anything goes. I have learned to not suppress my desire to dress a little out there or experiment. My style is even more eclectic since I’ve been over here, and I
Home of haute couture and a fascination for flea markets, France is all about individuality. With such interesting clothing and accessories on display, the real French spirit is for sale not at your everyday chain stores, but instead at vintage markets. Old furs, quirky dresses and retro handbags are just a few of the things waiting for you with that ooh-la-la charm.
love to always have an edge to every outfit. Over here, I have seen almost every trend from the runway in some way or another. There is lots of futuristic inspiration as well as pastels and brights in a blend. Color-blocking is still big in the U.K. and so are mono-chromatic color schemes. In contrast to the mixing of prints and styles that I see out on the high streets, there is definitely a classic heritage to London’s style. There is an abundance of men in suits, and you can never go wrong with a blazer or a classic piece. They definitely believe in layering here, and when in doubt, I will always throw a cardigan over something so that it isn’t distasteful. Looking stylish here isn’t about showing skin, it’s about showing that you put thought into your outfit and it says something about you or makes a statement. I think most ISU students would be disappointed to know they would probably stand out the most by wearing sweatpants here. As a generalization, people take pride in how they look and how they dress here on a day-to-day basis, even students. That means that students show up ready and not in pajamas from last night. I like the mentality of making yourself look put together because I think you have a higher opinion of yourself and are more likely to be productive when you are feeling good about yourself.
Italian fashion: Classically chic Florentine streets provide inspiration for everyday attire By Paige Berg ISD Style Writer
Photo courtesy of Cassy Dittmer Sarah Kehm, left, and Cassy Dittmer, both ISU students in apparel, merchandising, design and production, are studying abroad in London for the spring semester. The experience has taught Dittmer about global trends.
Ciao a tutti da Firenze! For the past three months, I have been living in a gorgeous city full of history and rich in its culture. The Italian lifestyle is simplistic and chic and this is also represented in the way Florentine people dress. Outfits seem effortless and casual, all while seeming fashion-forward and well put together. Whether I’m strolling along the Arno River or sitting on the steps of the Duomo, I admire and observe the attire of native women and men. Trust me, you can spot the difference between an American and Italian from miles away, even if he or she is fashionable. Florentine men and women are very similar in their outfit choices: a solid, neutral top is paired with a patterned scarf, tight-fitting jeans and
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