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Celebrating Veterans Day Iowa State to honor service members with campus events BY LOGAN.METZGER Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially ended Nov. 11, 1918. Iowa State will be having multiple events throughout the week to celebrate Veterans Day and honor veterans. At 3:15 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union will be this year’s Gold Star Hall Ceremony. The ceremony is an annual event put on to honor Iowa State students who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for their country. Three WWII service members and one Vietnam service member will be honored during this year’s ceremony: John Fuller, who died in Belgium; Schuyler Wheeler, who died in Germany; Meredith Deroy Winter, who



DESIGN BY MARIA ALBERS This Veterans Day, Iowa State will honor veterans with events such as the Iowa State’s annual Gold Star Hall Ceremony and a Veterans Appreciation Dinner in the Memorial Union. Some tips to honor veterans, according to, include attending Veterans Day events and flying the flag.

Ceremony to honor former students BY LOGAN.METZGER Four former Iowa State students will be recognized for their military service and their sacrifices at the annual Gold Star Hall ceremony. The ceremony will take place at 3:15 p.m. Monday in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. The event is open to Iowa State students, faculty, staff and the general public. Refreshments will be available following the ceremony. Photos, memorabilia and the personal stories of four former Iowa State students — three who served in World War II and one who served in Vietnam — will be shared at the Gold Star Hall ceremony. The family and friends of the fallen soldiers will be in attendance, so they may see the names memorialized on the walls of Gold Star Hall. The ceremony will include the stories of each honoree, as well as taped comments by President Wendy Wintersteen, a presentation of the colors by members of Iowa State ROTC, singing of the National Anthem and

IOWA STATE DAILY ROTC students listen to Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen’s video speech during the Gold Star Hall Ceremony on Nov. 12, 2018, at The Gold Star Hall Ceremony in the Memorial Union.

taps played by Iowa State students. Schuyler Wheeler studied dairy industry at Iowa State from 1939 to 1941. He joined the U.S. Army on July 12, 1942. Wheeler was killed Dec. 15, 1944, while liberating Ensdorf, Germany. John Fuller studied general engineering


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at Iowa S tate from 1938 to 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps on Jan 15, 1942. He was killed during the Battle of the Bulge near Bastogne, Belgium, on Dec. 23, 1944.



Iowa State gains faculty learning communities BY LOGAN.METZGER Iowa State’s student learning communities were created in 1995. Today, the university boasts more than 90 student learning communities focused on an array of topics and a 77 percent participation rate among first-year students. Iowa State’s faculty are now delving into the learning community arena for themselves. These faculty learning communities started with a chance conversation at a conference. CARLTON “A couple of years ago, BASMAJIAN I was at a conference sitting next to someone from the University of Georgia who was a landscape architect, and he mentioned he was part of a faculty learning community,” said Carlton Basmajian, associate professor of community and regional planning and director of the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities, in a press release. “He said, ‘Faculty from a lot of different departments get together around a common idea and meet and chat.’” Basmajian brought the idea of faculty learning communities to vice president for research Sarah Nusser, and now the first five communities have been formed and will work throughout the academic year to address the issues they are researching. the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities directs the communities, but they are open to faculty across campus. One of the goals of the communities is to bring together faculty from several colleges and departments with different backgrounds and expertise. In April, the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities, in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President for Research, asked faculty members to submit proposals for new faculty learning communities focused on a particular topic. As a result of the call for proposals, five new faculty learning communities were selected to receive $1,000 in seed funds to further develop their outreach beginning fall semester 2019. The focus areas and faculty leaders of the new learning communities follow. “A u g m e n t e d R e a l i t y E n h a n c i n g Intercultural Competence and Second Language Learning” with Shenglan Zhang, assistant professor of world languages and cultures, as the faculty leader. This community seeks to share information related to the application, language and culture of augmented reality, and also explore funding opportunities that enhance students’ intercultural communication skills and second language learning, according to the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities website.





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11.11.19 Veteran’s Day, Reiman Gardens at 9 a.m. In

honor of their service, all active duty military and veterans are admitted free to Reiman Gardens on Veteran’s Day. No preregistration required.

Ceremony: Gold Star Hall, Great Hall, Memorial Union at 3:15 p.m. Iowa State University will

honor four veterans, all former students, who died in military combat and whose names are engraved on the walls of Gold Star Hall.

Meeting: Faculty Senate, Sun Room, Memorial Union at 3:30 p.m. The Faculty Senate

represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Lecture: Healing America’s Streams, Sun Room, Memorial Union at 7 p.m. Margaret A.

Palmer is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a leader in restoration ecology, with an emphasis on restoration of rivers, streams, and wetlands.

POLICE BLOTTER 11.10.19 Kyle Wayne Estes, age 31, of 4710 109 Steinbeck St. - Ames, Iowa, was arrested and charged with public intoxication at 134 Main Street (reported at 2:50 a.m.).


Mary Ellena Beaderstadt, age 30, of 345 Bell St. - Stanhope, Iowa, was arrested and charged with theft in the fifth degree, shoplifting, at 1625 Broad Street (reported at 1:17 a.m.). Larry Eugene Hopkins, age 33, of 345 Bell St. Stanhope, Iowa, was arrested and charged with theft in the fifth degree, shoplifting, at 1625 Broad Street (reported at 1:17 a.m.).

Leanna Mae Leider, age 20, of 1215 Florida Ave. Ames, Iowa, was arrested and charged with theft in the fifth degree, shoplifting, at 3105 Grand Avenue (reported at 6:31 p.m.).

MICHAELA SCHNETTER/ IOWA STATE DAILY Race for the puck Brian Bandyk races against University of Illinois player Tyler Opilka to the puck. The Cylones were defeated by the Fighting Illini.

Leanna Mae Leider, age 20, of 1215 Florida Ave. - Ames, Iowa, was arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a credit card over $1000 at 3105 Grand Avenue (reported at 6:31 p.m.).


Abdulgaleel Abdulrhem Alhazmi, age 23, of 600 Squaw Creek Dr. - Ames, Iowa, was arrested and charged with public intoxication at 203 Welch Avenue (reported at 1:19 a.m.).

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Jessica Lynn Minard, age 31, of 215 Sinclair Ave. Ames, Iowa, was arrested and charged with driving while revoked at 215 Sinclair Avenue (reported at 5:22 p.m.).

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Professionally published Ryan Byrnes publishes historical fiction novel BY SAGE.SMITH An Iowa State student has been professionally published af ter years of local marketing and self publishing. Ryan Byrnes, senior in technical communication, published a World War I historical fiction novel through Blank Slate Press of Amphorae Publishing Group. The novel, “Royal Beauty Bright,” is about an autistic man named Luther Baker in the trenches of World War I. The book goes through Baker’s journey with the war and discusses the nonviolence during the Christmas Truce of 1914. “I wrote this book my senior year of high school,” Byrnes said. “It only took three months to write. That was in like 2016 but then it took three years to get it published [...] the publishing industry is hard to get into.” The strateg y Byrnes had for

getting published was sending out query letters to agents throughout 2016. About four of the agents replied. The agents asked to read the novel and gave feedback to Byrnes. Byrnes then sent query letters to independent publishers so he didn’t need an agent. Byrnes received four contracts from independent publishers, one of which he took. The publisher he signed a contract with was going to close. “I got them in touch with another bigger publishing company that I had known from the past,” Byrnes said. “They talked with each other and they both decided to do a merger, which saved my publishing contract; so that’s how I got to Blank Slate Press.” A struggle of getting “Royal Beauty Bright” published, Byrnes said, was the difficulty of marketing the novel, as it doesn’t appeal to certain audiences who are big into reading. “I definitely would have written a different book,” Byrnes said. “[‘Royal Beauty Bright’] doesn’t really fit into any big genres, so that makes it kind of hard to sell. My next one that I’m writing very clearly fits into women’s historical fiction; ‘Royal Beauty Bright’ is kind of fuzzy.” The cover for the novel was its

COURTESY OF RYAN BYRNES Ryan Byrnes, senior in technical communication, is the author of the World War I historical fiction novel “Royal Beauty Bright.”

own process. Byrnes worked with the cover designer at the publishing company to design it. He said the designer wanted two soldiers on it to indicate it’s about World War I.

“I didn’t want it to be too gritty because then that would appeal to the wrong audience who like to read war fiction” Byrnes said. “This book isn’t really about the combat,

it’s about the relationships between the people. So that’s why we went for the blue and the snow to kind of make it softer.” The next project for Byrnes is a novel he wrote and edited last spring, titled “Lady Roosevelt ’s Moonshine Library.” He hired an editor to help with the process and sent it out to agents, six of whom asked to read it. Byrnes said he began writing in first grade when his teacher gave him an assignment to write a story that his mother had typed and printed for him. He has been writing ever since then. “From 2011 to 2016 I did a lot of self publishing,” Byrnes said. “So I would write a young adult book in my free time and then I would publish it. I self-published through CreateSpace, which no longer exists. It’s now Kindle Direct Publishing, which is part of Amazon.” Byrnes wrote about eight novels — all self-published and marketed locally — throughout high school. “Royal Beauty Bright” is available to purchase on Amazon in Kindle or paperback editions. The novel can also be found in Iowa State’s Bookstore as of Monday. Byrnes also has a website where people can look at his various novels:

Professor takes part in documentary film series

World cuisine event expands taste paletes with international foods



One Iowa State professor was a key interview for a documentary film series. Brian Behnken is an associate professor of history and Latino studies at Iowa State and is a key interview in the documentary film series “Hero Street.” Two of the films in the series premiered Sunday at the Putnam National Geographic Giant Screen in Davenport, Iowa. Behnken joined several scholars to take part in the first in the series, “Riding the Rails to Hero Street” and “A Bridge Too Far From Hero Street — William Sandoval’s Story.” The stor y of Pvt. W il liam Sandoval’s involvement in the largest air assault in history is featured in the new film by documentary filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films. The double feature premiere included “Riding the Rails to Hero Street” and a question and answer with the filmmakers, Behnken and other film participants. It was the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, that motivated Sandoval and many others to enlist in the military. At age 20, Sandoval completed his training and was assigned to Co. F, 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. In September 1944, he became part of Operation Market Garden. In the wake of the successful D-Day

operation and with an opportunity to take advantage of weakened German forces, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery’s plan was for British and allied forces to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands, creating a path to strike at the heart of Germany. According to the press release, the largest air assault in history launched 2,023 troop transport planes and 478 gliders from 24 airfields carrying a total of 45,000 men. The Operation Market Garden story was told in the Cornelius Ryan book “A Bridge too Far” and the 1977 Richard Attenborough directed Hollywood film based on that book. The phrase “a bridge too far” was an alleged quote from LieutenantGeneral Frederick Browning when he described the sprawling military endeavor’s failure to take the final bridge at Arnhem, the last means of escape for German forces in the Netherlands. The death toll included 17,000 killed, wounded or missing. Sandoval was among them. He died on Oct. 6, 1944, near the border of Holland and Germany. His body was never recovered. The Rundles’ “Hero Street,” a proposed ten-part documentary series, will explore the personal and family sagas behind eight heroes from Silvis, Illinois, and tell the story of an ongoing struggle to memorialize them. Only a block and a half long, the street lost six men in World War II and two in the Korean War, more

COURTESY OF FOURTH WALL FILMS “A Bridge Too Far From Hero Street — William Sandoval’s Story” tells the story of Pvt. William Sandoval during Operation Market Garden.

than any other street in America. Hero Street, as it is now known, has provided 200 American military service members since World War II. The Rundles’ Mid-America Emmy-nominated “Letters Home to Hero Street” (co-produced with WQPT) was the first film created for the series. “Riding the Rails to Hero Street” also premiered at the event. The film explored the immigrants’ journey from Mexico to the Quad Cities in segregated communities known as Cook’s Point in Davenport, Holy City in Bettendorf, and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad train yard in Silvis, Illinois. Each film is designed to be viewed on its own or with the other films in the series.

Drawn by the smell of food, hundreds of people packed into the South Ballroom of the Memorial Union on Sunday for “World Cuisine — Around the World in 30 Dishes.” World Cuisine is the first event of International Week at Iowa State and had plenty of attendees, including Iowa State students, faculty, staff and Ames community members. “I’m new to International Student Council, so the planning was a lot of learning from past members,” said Alejandra Flores, sophomore in political science and history and organizer of the event. “I have been to the event before but had never organized it. It was a lot of contacting catering, event planning and getting the space. The groups actually cook all their own food, so there is a lot of preparation to get it here.” As attendees entered the South Ballroom they were greeted with booths that sold food coupons for $0.50 each. These coupons allowed attendees to purchase a variety of foods at different booths, with different food items costing a different amount of tickets. All the funds gained from the event are allocated to the International Student Council Scholarships to help international students at Iowa State in financial need, who contributed to the international community, according to the event press release. There were 11 different student

groups with booths at the event, each with a flag representing the country they are from and multiple different food items from that country. The Asian Student Union had three food items, which included pork dumplings, almond cookies and mango lassi. Mango lassi is a traditional mango and yogurt-based drink that originated in the Indian subcontinent, according to “ Today we are here ser ving pork dumplings, almond cookies and mango lassi,” said Jasmine Luangdetmalay, president of the Asian Student Union and a senior in finance. “Since the Asian Student Union revolves around a bunch of different cultures and ethnicities, our food options are pretty diverse. The pork dumplings are from the Chinese side of the cuisine; it represents longevity and long life. The almond cookies are a common dessert that is pretty popular, found among Asian cultures. The mango lassi is a common South Asian drink.” The Filipino-American Association had two food items, which were turon and puto cupcakes. Turon is a Philippines snack made of thinly sliced bananas that are dusted with brown sugar, rolled in a spring roll wrapper and fried, according to The group said they were raising funds at their booth to send to those in need after the recent 6.5 magnitude





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Iowa State alumni present experience with world of design BY ARABELLA.HAU

MALLORY TOPE/ IOWA STATE DAILY Sen. Cory Booker spoke to potential Iowa caucusgoers Sunday at Torrent Brewing Company in Ames. The presidential candidate discussed his plan to empower small towns and rural communities.

Booker speaks in Ames Senator talks new rural revitalization plan in Iowa BY MALLORY.TOPE

Sen. Cory Booker spoke Sunday at Torrent Brewing Company in Ames to a crowd gathered to hear him speak about his newly released plan to empower small-town and rural Iowa. “I think Booker has the qualification, he has everything thought out and planned out; I don’t get why his candidacy isn’t being taken more seriously,” said Arvid Osterberg, professor of architecture. Amber Corrieri, at-large member of the Ames City Council, and Ted Rasmusson, Story County treasurer, asked Booker questions about his plan.

Booker’s new plan offers multiple solutions: investing federal resources in communities that need them, empowering local communities to shape their futures, reimagining rural transit, business growth and fixing local economies. Rasmusson brought up affordable homes and low income taxes especially for smaller communities. “Renters should be able to afford to live in the communities they want to live in,” Booker said. “I propose a refundable tax credit to renters that [spend] more than one-third of their income in rent.” Booker also discussed a policy proposal to help pay for education for young Americans. The policy would give every American child money in an interest-based savings account and each year more money would be placed into that account based on their parents’ income. “When a child has an account like that their chances of going to college goes up 400 percent,” Booker said. Booker spoke on his ideas and policies of local leaders and smaller towns. “A lot of our plan is about shifting resources

back to the local level,” Booker said. “If we can have flexible federal funds, local leaders can design strategies that actually make the biggest impact in their community.” The floor was opened to questions for Booker from those attending the event. Topics of criminal justice, health care and how Booker plans to work with Congress were brought up by some of those present. “I am the only person in this race that has been an executive of a big city and has been a [...] senator that has gotten things done [by working] across the aisle,” Booker said. Other candidates in the race have held executive positions in big cities, including Julián Castro, who was mayor of San Antonio. Booker urged those present to put the polls aside and to not make their decisions based upon the polls. As of Sunday, Booker is polling at 1.3 percent among likely Iowa Democratic caucusgoers, according to the RealClearPolitics polling average. “Never before in the Democratic Party has someone who has been polling ahead at this point [...] ever gone on to be the president of the United States,” Booker said.

‘Bazaar and Game Night’ to continue International Week BY LOGAN.METZGER International Week is off to a start with “World Cuisine — Around the World in 30 Dishes” on Sunday. The second event of the week is set for Monday. The International Student Council will be hosting a “Bazaar and Game Night — Victories around the World” event from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union. The event is free for all attendees, including Iowa State students, faculty, staff and Ames residents. “Do you… Want to travel internationally, but are low on funds?” the International

Student Council’s website said. “Feel curious to learn about other cultures? Crave food from different countries? Learn about the diverse culture and history of different countries at our event.” The International Bazaar will feature international music, henna painting, dragon dance, traditional clothes, tea, calligraphy, a photo booth and international and traditional games, such as Tien Len from Vietnam, Kamizumo from Japan, Chowka Bhara from India. Many of the activities at the event offer the chance for attendees to win prizes. “Get excited for one of the most thrilling events at Iowa State University to connect the International, Ames and Iowa

IOWA STATE DAILY Students got henna on their hands during the International Bazaar on Oct. 25, 2017, as part of International Week at Iowa State.

State University communities,” the International Student Council website said. “Come learn and experience different cultures through food, history,

traditional games and performances presented by various international and multicultural student organizations on campus.”

A presentation on the apparel experiences and successes of Iowa State 2008 apparel, merchandising and design graduates Jennifer Jones and Beth Haskins was hosted Sunday in Morrill Hall. Their work is featured in the “By Design: ProcessProduction-Profession” exhibit available for viewing to the public in the Textiles and Clothing Museum in Morrill Hall. Jones and Haskins currently utilize their design backgrounds with the production of their individual out of home businesses. Jones works as an embroidery artist, focusing on beaded hand and tambour embroidery alongside her daytime job as a visual merchant. Haskins runs Babes in Stitches, a brand offering hand-knit apparel for infants and children. Haskins’ brand also creates adult lingerie and loungewear. Both creators said they find their inspiration for their work came from experiences early on in their lives. The women reflected on knitting, crocheting, sewing and beading at young ages, traditions passed on by older generations in their families. They explained how these moments in their lives helped them to find their passions today. The women shared their business beginnings with Sunday’s audience, providing advice to all aspiring designers. Throughout the event, the idea of starting somewhere and seeing where it goes was greatly encouraged, as starting with a product and building up the business from there will help with the flow of creativity and inspiration. “You take what you learn in the industry or whatever job you end up in, and you can take that into what you do now,” Jones said. “It’s a similar timeline in a certain sense, but you have more freedom.” Jones and Haskins said they have discovered inspiration can be found in many different places. For Jones, she said much of her inspiration comes from her desire to be more on the art side of her creations rather than the ‘crafty’ side, which is how most people think of what she does as. Jones talked about how thinking outside the box is very important to running a successful business and how it can still be done by observing how other artists are working and where they take their individual styles. “There’s some really cool stuff out there,” Jones said. “I think, ‘Where would I want to go with this? What would be true to me? What do I like?’ It’s not just doing something that you think would be popular [...] Do what you enjoy the most.” While staying on top of trends is important to Jones and Haskins, and they hope the work put into their creations is appreciated, the women said they find worrying about popularity is not necessary when it comes to their businesses. Jones and Haskins said they try to keep in mind the importance of being unique. They advise future designers to avoid creating something if it doesn’t hold much meaning to them, but to do what others aren’t doing instead to create something people haven’t seen before. In today’s world, one of the key aspects of their successful businesses is social media presence and building relationships both within and outside of social media. Understanding the algorithms of social media and using connections to learn in different ways is essential to businesses that depend on the internet, but Jones and Haskins said it can be easy to go about utilizing social media in the wrong way. The two women said creators should start their platform out slowly and build their way up naturally through friendships and connections rather than focus on gaining numbers quickly, as many businesses go through processes such as buying followers. It may take longer to grow a business, but Jones




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How to study smarter Spaced repetition could improve your learning BY GRAYSON.GOSS From calculus to physics, there are lots of difficult classes that are taught at Iowa State that require effortful learning to understand the concepts within each course. While most people are content with note taking and intense study sessions for aiding their studies in these subjects, others may need more help in remembering key concepts for the upcoming test and courses afterward that rely on the prerequisite coursework. One such technique that can be used to aid in a student’s studies is called spaced repetition. It is essentially flashcards on steroids. It involves reviewing a flashcard and trying to remember its contents over an increasing number of days at various levels of retention. Say you are trying to remember that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. If you got the review of that flashcard correct on day one, you would then review it on day two. If you got the review right on day three, you would then review the card on day four and so on. However, if you get a review wrong, you must start over, reviewing that card again at day one. This practice of spaced memory retrieval begins to make sense when you take into account something called the Ebbinghaus

IOWA STATE DAILY Columnist Grayson Goss introduces spaced repetition as a better way to retain information and study than traditional methods.

Forgetting Curve. You may have heard about it in an intro psychology class. It theorizes that details and overall retention of a specific memory experience exponential decay over time unless the memory itself is refreshed and recalled at some point. Spaced repetition acts as that recall mechanism to combat that exponential decay of memories. It makes sense on a physical level, as the neurons related to the memory are wired together more closely with every repetition. The effect of this spaced repetition is that the forgetting curve turns into a line. It will take an extremely long time for you

to forget a concept or idea presented with this method. Spaced repetition is not a time consuming process either, so you can use this process in tandem with your other learning techniques. If you only introduce five new cards every day, the process of reviewing each day’s required levels should only take about thirty minutes. That is a minuscule amount of time in comparison to the time spent in lectures, labs and recitations. It may also be of note that rereading a textbook or reviewing lecture notes are actually inefficient forms of studying when compared to

spaced repetition. The best part is that in this digital age, there are tools that exist for this type of memory retrieval system. Websites like Quizlet can help students review their flashcards with a free account. If you are looking for a more mobile version, AnkiDroid is a flashcard application that is useful for spaced repetition. If you are struggling in class with hard topics and need a different way to study, spaced repetition may be a useful alternative to the traditional methods for aiding your studies as an Iowa State student.


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Iowa State falls short in Oklahoma

Tackle problems and CeeDee Lamb contribute to Cyclone loss BY NOAH.ROHLFING

One hell of a football game took place Saturday night at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. A wild comeback from Iowa State fell one play short, as a interception on a two-point conversion attempt was the difference in a 42-41 barnburner win for No. 9 Oklahoma. The loss was the Cyclones’ third of two points or less this season and their fourth in five games dating back to last season’s 28-26 loss in the Alamo Bowl to Washington State. The Cyclones trailed 42-21 after three quarters and had their backs against the wall. Three touchdowns and two forced Oklahoma turnovers later, the Cyclones had a chance to go for a second-straight road win against the Sooners or go to overtime. Matt Campbell and the Cyclones chose to go for the win. The ball didn’t fall Iowa State’s way. Let’s try to unpack everything that went down — starting with the Sooners’ star of the night.

CEEDEE LAMB IS RIDICULOUS The junior wide receiver has made his name this season with his dynamic catching ability and gamebreaking speed. Saturday night was no exception, as Lamb went for 167 yards and two touchdowns on eight receptions against the Cyclones. The first score of the game came from Lamb, as he high-pointed a pass from Jalen Hurts and scored from 48 yards out. But his second touchdown was the most impressive of the night. Lamb caught a pass on the left sideline at around midfield and made Iowa State’s defense look silly, zig-zagging all the way to the right sideline and speeding to the end zone. At the time, it felt like a dagger, as the Cyclones went up 28-7. Lamb now has five career games with more than 160 receiving yards.

Kolar placed no blame on Purdy for the final play’s failure. “The character that kid has,” Kolar said, choking up. “It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen before.” There were questions about whether a pass interference penalty should have been called on the cornerback covering Pettway, but Campbell didn’t want to say anything. “No, no, no, no. No. No. No,” Campbell said.

COURTESY OF THE OU DAILY Oklahoma cornerback Tre Brown and Iowa State wide receiver Tarique Milton during Iowa State vs. Oklahoma game Nov. 9. The Cyclones lost the game 42-41.

IOWA STATE’S TACKLING ISSUES The Cyclones will rue the three missed interceptions in the first half when looking back on this loss, but the Cyclones did themselves no favors with their tackling. Oklahoma is known as a big-play offense, and nothing changed Saturday — the Sooners had three touchdowns of 40-plus yards. In multiple plays the Cyclones had a chance to stop the Sooners’ offense for a short gain but were instead left grasping air. Campbell didn’t put too much blame on his players after the game. “They’re as elite as elite can get in terms of athleticism,” Campbell said. But the Cyclones routinely allowed the Sooners to turn small-yardage plays into momentum-changing plays. Safety Lawrence White — who picked off Hurts in the fourth quarter to give the Cyclones a chance to score late — said it has to be a team effort to shore up those mistakes.

“We always wanna try to get better at tackling,” White said. “We can’t afford to miss tackles like that and let their play extend; it really hurts us.” This is the second straight game in which big plays and missed tackles have ultimately hurt the Cyclones’ chances of winning — Oklahoma State scored three 50-plus yard touchdowns in its 34-27 win over Iowa State two weekends ago — a concerning trend heading into the season’s final three games.

THE FINAL PLAY Campbell showed no hesitation when signaling to the sideline referee that he was planning on going for two after Kolar’s late touchdown. He said the play consisted of multiple dig routes — one for Kolar over the middle of the field and a deeper one for La’Michael Pettway, whom Purdy eventually targeted with the illfated pass. Kolar came open right before Purdy’s throw, but he said the pressure from Oklahoma forced him to throw early.

BREECE HALL IMPRESSES AGAIN Iowa State’s offense was laboring in the first half, struggling to convert opportunities against a beleaguered Oklahoma defense and searching for answers. In the second half, freshman running back Breece Hall’s play was a big reason the Cyclones were able to get into a groove and chip away at the Sooners’ lead. Hall had 110 yards on 18 carries and brought in four receptions for 33 yards. Hall now sits second all-time in Iowa State history for freshman rushing yards with 585. Quarterback Brock Purdy said Hall has been instrumental in the Cyclones’ success offensively. “Breece is making amazing plays every single week now,” Purdy said. “For him to break tackles [and] spin moves when a play is not there at first, that’s huge, and it keeps our drives alive.” PENALTIES AND THE MARGINS Campbell harps on Iowa State’s need to win games in the margins by playing clean, complete football for four quarters. The Cyclones did not follow through on Saturday, with penalties galore — 11 for 84 total yards — halting momentum on multiple Iowa State drives. The penalties ultimately weren’t the reason Iowa State fell short against the Sooners, but it was indicative of Campbell’s assertions about his team. “I thought our character showed tonight in a lot of ways,” Campbell said. “Obviously, we were a point short, but I couldn’t be prouder of what this team stands for.”

Early missed opportunities sink Cyclones in loss BY ZANE.DOUGLAS With great position and three pressured throws, Iowa State looked to be in position for some impact turnovers. Instead, disaster struck early on against the Oklahoma Sooners. In the first quarter of Iowa State’s 42-41 loss to No. 9 Oklahoma, the Cyclones missed multiple chances to change the momentum with interceptions. “We had three opportunities, almost four,” said safety Lawrence White. “We gotta make plays.” The first instance was from senior Justin Bickham, who didn’t quite get to star Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts’ pressured throw, which resulted in a 45-yard touchdown from Oklahoma’s star wide receiver CeeDee Lamb. That one wasn’t a drop, but the next two were. Later in the quarter, junior Greg Eisworth dropped what would have almost certainly been a pick-six. Eisworth jumped the out route in front of the receiver, but the ball slipped through his hands. Later still, White had a ball skip off his hands and into the waiting arms of Lamb for a big gain. Not all of these resulted in Oklahoma scores, but they all could have been momentum-shifting plays for the Cyclones — who desperately needed something to fall their way early. Iowa State’s offense got going later, but the defense couldn’t get any stops for some time. The Cyclones were playing from behind all game after their dreadful start. “Our kids started playing,” said coach Matt Campbell. “We dropped three interceptions in the first half of the game.”

COURTESY OF THE OU DAILY Senior cornerback Parnell Motley catches an interception to end the game against Iowa State Nov. 9. The Cyclones lost the game to the Sooners 42-41.

In Bickham’s case, Iowa State had Eisworth back from injury, but the defensive captain sat out the first drive — possibly affecting how the first drive went with Bickham’s missed interception try. The fourth quarter came around and the Cyclones were losing 42-21. A quick touchdown to tight end Chase Allen cut it to a twoscore game. However, Iowa State squandered a chance when it received the ball at the Sooner 32-yard line, but couldn’t get any

points out of it. A quick stop and an even quicker touchdown gave the Cyclones room to strike with only a seven-point deficit. An interception by Lawrence White on an ill-advised throw from Hurts gave the Cyclones great field possession and with under a minute remaining, the Norman, Oklahoma, native Charlie Kolar caught a touchdown to bring the Cyclones within one point. Iowa State opted to go for it and Oklahoma intercepted the ball on a controversial no-call in the end zone on a pass intended for receiver La’Michael Pettway. “I thought we had a guy open for a second,” Campbell said. “It looked like we had a chance to catch the ball, but it got intercepted. Credit to them, they made the great play at the end of the game to win the game. Would I do it again? In a heartbeat.” The open guy Campbell was talking about could have been Kolar, who was running a shorter version of the same route that Pettway ran to the left side of the end zone. Kolar looked like he was momentarily open, but Purdy threw it to Pettway, resulting in the interception. Purdy owned it, saying that it was on him, but Kolar had only positive words for his quarterback. “The kid, the way he works and the way he leads this offense is something I’m at a loss for. It’s amazing,” Kolar said. “The character that kid has, it’s honestly like nothing I’ve ever seen before in my life, and I’ve played with some fantastic athletes. I’ve played with guys in the NBA the NFL here and there. I’ve never seen a kid like that, that just fights more than anything so, I have no idea what Brock saw. I trust Brock made the best decision for the team and move on. I would go to war with that kid any day of the week.”

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Off-Broadway musical to come to Ames BY LYDIA.WEDE Theatre enthusiasts are in for real treat in from Ames Community Theater (ACTORS). The second longest running off-Broadway musical, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” will be showcased in Ames this November. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” is a musical comedy that brings attention to love in all of its forms — be it dating, marriage or the dreaded mother-in-law. This show is unique by not having an overarching storyline, opting instead for quick takes of many different couples. This musical was originally written back in 1996, however, with the invention of modern dating apps and websites, the writer, Joe DiPietro, and composer, Jimmy Roberts, decided to revamp the script in 2018. Two new songs were added, as well as updated lyrics throughout. ACTORS will be using the 2018 edition. “This script was actually updated last year, so it is very modern,” said Veronica Skaar, director of the production. “We don’t do changes to the script. This one did especially say to make it local, so we did switch out some local references that people will really appreciate if they catch them.” “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” was written with the hope that everyone would find at least one scene to identify with or reflect upon with their own experiences. Clayton Johnson is an engineering academic advisor at Iowa State, but in his spare time, he is a frequent actor and choreographer for ACTORS. Johnson finds that the small differences in people and cultures can impact the actors. “I think it’s really helped me to kind of analyze my own relationships and that kind of dynamic,”

COURTESY OF AMES COMMUNITY THEATER Performers Todd Reed and Katharine Bergman in “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”

Johnson said. “You know a lot of times we don’t really take the time to think about the people we interact with and our significant others or our close friends. So, with the ways this show is structured, [...] some of the couples get along, some of them don’t.There are loves.There are fights.There are breakups. It really shines a light on your own personal relationships that you’ve had over the years. I think that’s what it’s done for me, is help me reflect on my past.” Because each scene features a different couple, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” can be performed with a cast of four individuals. ACTORS decided to cast a slighter larger troupe of eight instead. The size of the company can open the stage up for a lot of new ideas and creativity. Grant Braun, the assistant director, works closely with Skaar to

solve problems and improve the show. “[Skaar and I are] always sounding each other’s ideas or [Skaar comes] up with weird suggestions for different things and I’m like, ‘No…okay, let’s do it!’ It’s good to bounce ideas off each other,” Braun said. A small cast has presented challenges within production. No matter how much experience a performer has, it is possible for an error to be made. When only a few actors are in a scene, it is important to work together. Nicole Galliart has been in many productions, but will be making her Ames debut with this show. She notes that this musical is slightly different than the others she has worked on. “You really have to know your part and your role,” Galliart said. “A lot of times it’s you and one other person on stage, and if you mess up, there’s really nobody to help cover for you. Singing in the songs too, if it’s the whole group, it’s you and one other person that is singing their part. So if you mess up the words or sing the wrong note,

it’s going to really stick out.” In the end, there are notable occurrences within the cast and crew itself that draw parallels to life beyond the dating world. While romance certainly is a theme of the show, the creation of relationships can be seen in many different venues. “Most of us didn’t really know or each other — or know each other at all — before we were cast in the show,” Galliart said. “That in itself is a little like dating. The first few nights it was kind of a little bit awkward, like, ‘What do I talk about? Do I share? Do I not share?’ Working together, we’ve gotten to know each other a bit more and are a little more comfortable. That’s a little bit how the show progresses too, with all the nervousness in the beginning and then you get a little bit more familiar with each other — the characters do. That’s kind of the same story arc that we are doing as actors actually participating in the process.” The biggest value of most community theaters is actually the community, and with ACTORS, it is no different. In fact, many of the volunteers behind the scenes and on-stage are Iowa State alumni. Iowa State is a very large part of the community of Ames. Many citizens in Ames are continually working on how to combine the two demographics to better become one inclusive culture. “Iowa State and students at Iowa State are a part of this community,” Johnson said. “Iowa State students are always welcome to come out here, and of course staff and faculty as well. Participate and get involved.This is truly an open community theater for anyone in the community. This one, and communities around here as well.” “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” will be live Thursday through Saturday and Nov. 22 through 24. All performances will be at 7:30 p.m. except for the Nov. 24 performance, which will be at 2 p.m. All shows will be presented at Ames Community Theater. Each ticket will be $20, regardless of age.

The Avett Brothers to perform sold out show at Stephens Auditorium BY GABBY.LUCAS

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Popular American folk-rock outfit, The Avett Brothers, will be making their Ames debut at Stephens Auditorium on Thursday. Making for a warm welcome, the show is sold out. The Avett Brothers formed in 2000 between vocalists, multi-instrumentalists and brothers Seth and Scott Avett. The brothers grew up in a musical family setting, but it wasn’t until the late 1990s the two decided to merge their talents and professionally create music together. Their current permanent band members include bassist Bob Crawford and cellist Joe Kwon. Drummer Mike Marsh, pianist and sister Bonnie Avett-Rini and violinist Tania Elizabeth are current touring members. For fans of groups like the Head and the Heart, Jason Isbell, Dawes and Old Crow Medicine Show, The Avett Brothers will be sure not to disappoint. They have been described as “kinetic” in concert, expanding Americana and bluegrass through their truly unique rock-n-roll influences with invigorating passion and seamless blood harmonies. The three-time Grammy Award nominees almost never prepare set lists, making each and every show a mystery to both themselves and the audience. They are known to perform with little to no stage banter, but instead with multiplicative energy and borderline-reckless fun as they let the music “speak” for itself. Even during the ballads, they are known to bring the house down.

After seven years and five albums released through the independent label Ramseur Records, The Avett Brothers signed with American Recordings and made their major-label debut in 2009 with the album “I and Love and You.” Pitchfork described the record as “One of the biggest grassroots success stories of the decade,” celebrating the band for earning their big break. The album’s powerful, titular opening track is their most popular song to date, and currently has over 60 million streams on Spotify alone. Produced by music-industry-powerhouse Rick Rubin, “I and Love and You” garnered major attention and shot the band into stardom. Henceforth, their albums “Magpie and the Dandelion,” “The Carpenter” and “True Sadness” have peaked at number five, number four and number three on the Billboard 200, respectively. Their most recent record, “Closer than Together,” was released just last month to mixed reviews. The Avett Brothers stay busy amidst the near-constant touring. A new musical titled “Swept Away,” inspired by and featuring their music, is projected to premier this coming June. The band announced on their website last week they are set to co-headline three shows with Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, which will also happen this June. The sold out Avett Brothers show will be Thursday at Stephens Auditorium. The north, southeast and southwest doors will open at 6 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.


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died in Iwo Jima; and Kenneth Tapscott, who died in South Vietnam. The other event will be a Veterans Appreciation Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. This will be the seventh annual community supper, and the event will feature food, music and awards recognizing those who have been instrumental to the success of veteran and military-affiliated students at Iowa State. These events should not imply the holiday is only for those who served in combat or were killed, though. “A lot of people think it’s ‘Veteran’s Day’ or ‘Veterans’ Day,’ but they’re wrong,” according to the United States Department of Defense website. “The holiday is not a day that ‘belongs’ to one veteran or multiple veterans, which is what an apostrophe implies. It’s a day for honoring all veterans — so no apostrophe needed.” In legislation that was passed in 1938, Nov. 11 was “dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be hereafter celebrated and known as ‘Armistice Day.’” As such, this new legal holiday honored World War I veterans. In 1954, after having been through both World War II and the Korean War, the 83rd U.S. Congress amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word “Armistice” and inserting the word “Veterans.” With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars. In 1968, the Uniforms Holiday Bill ensured three-day weekends for federal employees by celebrating four national holidays on Mondays: Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Columbus Day. Under this bill, Veterans Day was moved to the fourth Monday of October. Many states did not agree with this decision and continued to celebrate the holiday on its original date. The first Veterans Day under the new law was observed with much confusion on Oct. 25, 1971. On Sept. 20, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford signed a law that returned the annual observance of Veterans Day to its original date of Nov. 11, beginning in 1978. Since then, the Veterans Day holiday has been observed on Nov. 11. “Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. For one day, we stand united in respect for you, our veterans,” according to “We celebrate and honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.”



earthquake, which killed at least 14 people, according to CNN. The Filipino Student Association’s food items included halo halo and arrozcaldo. Halo halo is a Filipino cold dessert that is a concoction of crushed ice, evaporated milk and various other ingredients, according to “We are kind of a new organization, so we want to get our name out there,” said Ralph Rapanut, junior in civil engineering. “I feel like the best way to get our name out there is with food. The Philippines is known for its food and we just wanted to bring the food to other people here.” The French Club had two food items which included crepes and hot chocolate. “We are serving crepes with a variety of toppings, so bananas, strawberries and Nutella, and we are also serving hot chocolate, which was made from scratch,” said Taline Jouzi, president of French Club and a sophomore in pre-diet and exercise. T h e Ta i w a n e s e S t u d e n t Association had two food items, has a list of eight ways for people to show appreciation to members of the military, past and present. Show up: Attend a Veterans Day event in the area, not just a picnic with friends but a parade or service for veterans. Donate: There are a plethora of organizations that offer all manner of support, services and appreciation for military service members. Fly a flag: Veterans Day is an opportunity to fly the American flag. Just make sure you’re observing the proper rules for display. Check out Military. com’s guide to the flag. Ask someone about their service: Many people know someone who has served, and Veterans Day is a great time to ask them about their service. Some questions to get started are: What did you do in the military? How long did you serve? What was your favorite moment in all your time in the service? Did anyone else in your family serve? Why did you choose to go into the service branch you did? Do not ask if they’ve killed anyone, and should the veteran be a combat vet who is either unwilling to share or plainly states what they went through, be supportive without being intrusive. Sometimes you don’t have to say anything, just listen and give them your full attention. Write: Another way for people to support veterans is to write a simple postcard or e-card that recognizes them on Veterans Day. If people don’t know a veteran, they can look up the closest military installation and send a letter or postcard there. Small acts of recognizing someone’s service, even anonymously, can be greatly appreciated. Don’t confuse Veterans Day with Memorial Day: Veterans Day is a time to thank those who are serving or have served and are still alive. Memorial Day is to reflect and remember those who lost their lives in service to their country. Confusing the two or combining the two diminishes the importance of both. Visit a Veteran Affairs (VA) hospital: People can find out what the policies are at their nearest VA hospital for interacting with patients or volunteering, and then spend the day with a veteran. Many VA facilities will have events on Veterans Day or a special lunch people interested can help prepare. Even if people never interact with a veteran, helping at a facility like a VA hospital is a way to give back. Get outdoors with a veteran: Invite a veteran or a military family to explore a national park, which are admission free for all visitors on Veterans Day. Being outside helps improve physical and mental health, boosts emotional well-being and is a great way to celebrate the day with a veteran.

which were bubble tea and lu rou fan. Lu rou fan is a Taiwanese dish consisting of braised minced pork over rice, according to “We are serving pork stew with rice,” said Jen-Ni Lin, junior in architecture. “We are Taiwanese; the dish is from China, but is one of our special dishes.” The Indonesian Student Association had two food items, which included chicken satay and crispy tofu. Chicken satay is a chicken skewer marinated in a peanut-y sauce, and then grilled, according to “We are selling chicken satay and crispy tofu this semester for the International Food Fair,” said Nicholas Wijaya, senior in aerospace engineering. “We sell this every year and we know the chicken satay is a hit every time; that is why we keep coming back with the chicken satay. People come back every time for us. This is the first time we are selling the crispy tofu, which we did so that people could enjoy something without any restrictions.” The Vietnamese Student Association had three food items,

which included Vietnamese chicken wings, Che Thai and Vietnamese iced coffee. Che Thai is a Vietnamese riff on a popular Thai sweet snack called tap tim krop that features pomegranate juice, water chestnuts, tapioca and coconut milk, according to “We are selling Vietnamese chicken wings, Vietnamese coffee and a Vietnamese desert called Che Tai,” said Tran Nguyen, senior in criminal justice. “The Che Tai is not a staple but is really common. The Vietnamese coffee is really popular, so we brought that back and the chicken wings are a new thing that we did this year.” The Vietnamese International Student Association had three food items, which included pho, spring rolls and peach tea. Pho is a Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, herbs and meat, according to “We are doing pho, which I think is the most famous Vietnamese dish,” said Hoang Dang, junior in electrical engineering. “We are doing a slightly different version of it, which is chicken pho with



“The Crises of Contemporaneity” with April Eisman, associate professor of art and visual culture, as the faculty leader. This learning community of interdisciplinary scholars will focus on some of the challenges that neoliberalism poses for the future of civilization, including current threats to democracy as well as the planet as a whole, and through readings and discussions explore possible alternatives to it, according to the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities website. “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research and Community Engaged Coursework in Perry, Iowa” with Megan Jeanette Myers, assistant professor of world languages and cultures, as its faculty leader. The purpose of this learning community is to foster conversations between cross-disciplinary faculty members who are conducting research projects and designing community-engaged courses in Perry, Iowa, according to the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities website. “Sustainable Peace” with Christina Campbell, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, as its faculty leader. This learning community will explore, learn and discuss the meaning of peace, particularly positive peace, in



Meredith DeRoy Winter studied chemistry at Iowa State from 1938 to 1943. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in September 1943. Winter was killed Feb. 28, 1945, during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Kennith Tapscott studied political science at Iowa State from 1963 to 1967. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy to serve in the Vietnam War. Tapscott died Aug. 6, 1970, in Song Ong Doc, South Vietnam. W hile their names are already engraved on the wall, these men have not yet been honored in a Gold Star Hall ceremony. two types of noodles — wider ones and smaller ones. We tend to us the wider ones in Vietnam.” The Malaysian Student Association had two food items, which were chicken satay and halal chicken noodle soup. “We are here to promote our Malaysian culture and we also want to meet a lot of new people,” said Mike Shau, junior in mechanical engineering. “I am having a lot of fun. We are serving chicken satay and chicken noodle soup.” The Korean Student Association had two food items, which were spicy rice cakes and spam mayo rice balls. “We are selling our food but also exchanging our culture,” said Daniel Sea, sophomore in marketing. “We cooked two traditional foods, one is a very authentic food and the other is more of street food.” Sankalp had four food items, which included butter chicken, falooda, veggie cutlet and rice. Falooda is a cold dessert with origins in the Indian subcontinent. It consists of rose syrup, vermicelli and sweet basil seeds with milk, and is often served with ice cream, according to

the context of teaching, research and outreach. Positive peace means living in a world that is just and sustainable, including access to food and clean drinking water, education, security and other human rights, according to the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities website. “ Water Scholars Program” with Richard Cruse, professor of agronomy, as its faculty leader. Water resource management issues touch all academic disciplines, making it a top priority for many interdisciplinary research teams. This learning community aims to banish the barriers between the arts and sciences to help campus researchers think creatively and work together to come up with novel water resources research, according to the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities website. “The idea behind creating faculty learning communities is to develop an ecosystem of faculty collaborators who will eventually take their work and interests to the next level, such as publish articles, develop symposia, apply for grants, create courses or generate other scholarly output,” Basmajian said. “We’re hoping to provide opportunities for people from different sides of campus to make meaningful connections.” At the end of the spring semester, each group will submit a short report about what it accomplished. The annual Gold Star Hall ceremony honors Iowa State students who lost their lives in war. Former students’ names are engraved on the Gold Star Hall walls if they attended Iowa State full-time for one or more semesters and died while in military service in a war zone. As names become known, they are added to the wall and the service members are honored in Iowa State’s annual Veterans Day observance. Today, Gold Star Hall includes the names of close to 600 Iowa Staters who have died in war, inc luding World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Somalia and the Global War on Terrorism.



and Haskins said the authenticity of naturally growing your social media presence makes it that much more of a personal experience for customers. Jones and Haskins put importance on having healthy and friendly relationships. They said true engagement and personal friendships help a business to thrive, as they stay in touch with many connections they made years before their businesses were even an idea. “Relationships are absolutely important. [...]” Haskins said. “One of the professors I went to school with has one of my cutest little models now. You just never know what those relationships could turn into.” Jones used the example of a former fellow student, who now lives in China and has the assets to help with one of Jones’ upcoming projects. Both women said they look forward to the future of their businesses and the potential they have. Jones plans on working on her advertisements, making patterns for embroidery available to customers and starting trims for brides. Haskins plans on taking time to discover the direction in which she wishes to take her work compared to what she’s focusing on currently.

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