Issuu on Google+

the epic.

8800 W. 85th St. Overland Park, KS September 20, 2013 Vol. 52 - Issue 1

RAGING BULL Boxer Sergio Flores isn’t joking around. p. 12


News

BRIEFS photo (cc): etech, magnus hoji, York College ISLGP, State Farm

by andy gottschalk

“The Simpsons” considering a move to cable |7KH 6LPSVRQV} ZDV DQ QHOZKLFKKDVORQJKRVWHGWKH DQRPDO\ ZKHQ LW GHEXWHG VKRZ LV FRQVLGHULQJ VHOOLQJ LQ WKH ODWH V $V LW JDLQHG UHUXQV WR D FDEOH FKDQQHO JURXQGLQWKHVDQGTXLFNO\ PRYLQJ6SULQJILHOGWRDQRWKHU EHFDPHDFXOWXUDOVXF FKDQQHO FHVVLWZDVRQHRIWKH It could be 79*XLGHSUHGLFWHG IHZDQLPDWHGVKRZVWR worth as WKH VHOO FRXOG VWDUW D EHUHJDUGHGKLJKO\IRU much as ELGGLQJ ZDU EHWZHHQ DODUJHDXGLHQFH $1 billion. ); 9LDFRP 7XUQHU 1RZ DV LW QHDUV DQG 1%& PHDQLQJ LWVWKDQQLYHUVDU\WKHVKRZ +RPHU DQG WKH IDPLO\ FRXOG FRXOG EH ZRUWK DV PXFK DV ODQG RQ FKDQQHOV OLNH &RP ELOOLRQ)R[WKH79FKDQ HG\&HQWUDODQG7%6 7HY[PJPWHU[ZVM4\JR-LZ[[OLHUU\HS@V\UN3PMLMYLUa`[OYV^^H[LYHUKÅV\YPU[V[OLHPY

AMAZON’S

FOUNDER JEFF BEZOS

BUYS “THE WASHINGTON POST” Internet CEO pays $250 million for the newspaper VHULHV RI HYHQWV ZLWK I7KHQODUJHD:DVKLQJWRQ LPSOLFDWLRQV ERWK IRU 3RVW &RP SDQ\DQGWKHRZQHURI$PD ]RQWKHIDPRXVPHGLDFRP SDQ\ KDV EHHQ ERXJKW IRU D

BANNED

6WXGHQWV DUHVWLOODOORZHG WRZHDU\RJD SDQWVGHVSLWH UXPRUV :KDWZLOOKDSSHQWRP\ EHORYHG3,1.\RJDSDQWV" 1HHGQRWZRUU\VWXGHQWV 'HVSLWHUXPRUVRIDVWULFWHU GUHVVFRGH\RJDSDQWVDUH VWLOODOORZHG

2

EDUJDLQSULFH -HII %H]RV $PD]RQV RZQHUDQGQRZRZQHURI7KH :DVKLQJWRQ3RVWWROGKLVVWDII WRSXWUHDGHUVILUVW

NOT #HOT, NOT #NOT

BUT #MEH 1 0RVWGRRUVEHLQJORFNHG IRUVHFXULW\UHDVRQV 2 7KH|QHZ}0LOH\&\UXV 3 3DVVZRUGVZLWKFDSLWDO OHWWHUVDQGQXPEHUV 4 2SHQOXQFK 5 %OX5D\ 6 SHQFLOV 7 %HLQJVHDWHGDWWKHIURQW RIWKHFODVVURRP

C3PO

NEW “STAR WARS” MOVIE TO OPEN SUMMER 2015

*HRUJH/XFDVWKHPDQEHKLQG6WDU :DUVSODQQHGIRUDVHTXHOWULORJ\WRKLV ODUJHO\VXFFHVVIXORULJLQDOWULORJ\LQWKH PLGVEXWSODQVIHOOWKURXJK 1RZKHVVHHLQJKLVGUHDPUHDOL]HG :LWK'LVQH\VUHFHQWDFTXLVLWLRQRI6WDU :DUVDQHZVHTXHOLVXQGHUZD\7KH WULORJ\ZLOOEHGLUHFWHGE\--$EUDPV

YAHOO! CEO MARISSA MAYER REVAMPS SUFFERING SITE 4H`LYÄYZ[^VYRLK for Google as the JVTWHU`»ZÄYZ[MLTHSL engineer

&(2 0DULVVD 0D\ UWKHQGHU HUVQHZGLUHFWLRQ<DKRR ,QWHUQHW FRPSDQ\ ZLWK D SRRU GHFDGH EHKLQG LWVHOI LV DGDSWLQJIRUWKHPRELOHDJH 2QFH VHHQ DV D G\LQJ WHFK FRPSDQ\ <DKRR KDV UHFHQWO\ DFTXLUHG WKH SRSX ODU EORJJLQJ ZHEVLWH 7XPEOU IRU  ELOOLRQ ,W DOVR UHGH VLJQHG LWV SKRWRVKDULQJ VHU YLFH)OLFNUDQGQRZRIIHUV WHUUDE\WHIRUHDFKRILWVXVHUV :LWKDQHZORJRDQGDUH GHVLJQWKDWVPHDQWWRUHYLYH <DKRRLVORRNLQJXS

DYLAN CROW

“That one man, armed with a N\UJHUHJ[\HSS`WYVÄSLH`V\UN man because he is black and end up shooting him dead… It is so painful.” -Maya Angelou as told to “TIME” about George Zimmerman’s verdict

JAPAN IS LOSING ITS SPECIAL EFFECTS TO DIGITAL! 0RYLHVOLNH|*RG]LOOD}DQG 79VKRZVOLNH|3RZHU5DQJ HUV} KDYH EHHQ PDGH SRV VLEOH WKURXJK WKH WUDGLWLRQDO -DSDQHVHVW\OHRIILOPPDNLQJ FDOOHG|WRNXVDWVX}RU|VSHFLDO ILOPLQJ}7KHVW\OHLVJRLQJRXW RIYRJXHDVGLJLWDOILOPPDNLQJ UHSODFHVROGHUWHFKQLTXHV


News

Lehrer des Jahres (Teacher of the Year) the german teacher honored with award by kristin wells

K

“I DIDN’T EVEN KNOW THAT I WAS NOMINATED”

PHOTO BY DYLAN CROW

ULVWLDQ 6FKHXHUPDQ KDV EHHQ KRQRUHG ZLWK WKH .DQVDV :RUOG 7HDFKHU RI WKH <HDU DZDUG +H ZDV HDWLQJ OXQFK ZLWKWKHODQJXDJHGHSDUWPHQWZKHQKHUHFHLYHGWKH HPDLO +HDGPLWWHGKHZDVVXUSULVHG|,GLGQW HYHQNQRZWKDW,ZDVQRPLQDWHG}6FKHXHU PDQVDLG +HZDVQRPLQDWHGE\6SDQLVK7HDFK HU-DQHW&DUWHU |+H LV DQ H[FHOOHQW WHDFKHU DQG KDV RQHRIWKHVWURQJHVW*HUPDQSURJUDPVLQ WKHVWDWHRI.DQVDV}&DUWHUVDLG$.DQ VDVZRUOGODQJXDJHFRPPLWWHHFKRVHKLP WRZLQWKHDZDUGRYHUDOOWKHRWKHUIRU HLJQODQJXDJHQRPLQHHV 6FKHXHUPDQ KDV EHHQ D *HUPDQ WHDFKHU DW WKH VFKRRO IRU HLJKW \HDUV 'XULQJ KLV IUHVKPDQ \HDU RI KLJK VFKRRO KH V W D U W H G V W X G \ L Q J

faces in the hall NAME AND GRADE

FAVORITE DRINK AT SONIC?

*HUPDQEXWKHGLGQWWKLQNKHZRXOGEHFRPHVXFKDVXFFHVVIXO WHDFKHU +H HQUROOHG LQ WKH FODVV EHFDXVH KH KDV IDPLO\ IURP *HUPDQ\+HVRRQOHDUQHGWKDWKHKDGDORWRIQDWXUDOWDOHQW |, KDG D JUHDW WHDFKHU VR WKDWV NLQG RI ZKDW VWDUWHG LW} 6FKHXHUPDQVDLG |0U6FKHXHUPDQKDVDORYHIRUWKH*HUPDQ/DQJXDJHDQG FXOWXUHWKDWKHVKDUHVZLWKKLVVWXGHQWVRQDGDLO\EDVHV}&DUWHU VDLG 6HQLRU5DFKHO%UDXQDOVRWKLQNV6FKHXHUPDQLVDQH[WUDRU GLQDU\WHDFKHU|+HPDNHVLWDSULRULW\WRNHHSWKHFODVVHQJDJHG GXULQJKLVOHVVRQV}VKHVDLG 6FKHXHUPDQJRHVDERYHDQGEH\RQGRWKHUIRUHLJQODQJXDJH WHDFKHUVZKHQKHWDNHVKLVVWXGHQWVRQDWULSWR*HUPDQ\HYHU\ WZR\HDUV(DFK\HDUKHWDNHVDERXWVWXGHQWVRQWKLVMRXUQH\ 7KH\YLVLWDYDULHW\RIFLWLHV |7KLV \HDU ZH ZHUH LQ %HUOLQ &RORJQH )UDQNIXUW DQG 0X QLFK}6FKHXHUPDQVDLG 7KHVH DUH MXVW D IHZ RI WKH SODFHV 6FKHXHUPDQ KDV WDNHQ VWXGHQWV+HJRHVRQWKHWULSEHFDXVHKHWKLQNVLWVYHU\EHQHIL FLDOWRWKHVWXGHQWV |7KHVWXGHQWVDOOFRPHEDFNZLWKDEHWWHUXQGHUVWDQGLQJRI *HUPDQFXOWXUHDQGWKHODQJXDJH}KHVDLG :KHQ 6FKHXHUPDQ OHDUQHG RI WKH DZDUG KH ZDV YHU\ VKRFNHGKRQRUHGDQGSURXG |,WVKRZVPHWKDWZKDW,PGRLQJLVZRUNLQJDQGVXFFHVVIXO}

by gretchen yearsley

SPONGEBOB CHARACTER YOU’RE MOST LIKE?

DREAM VACAY?

SUPER POWER?

FAV. SEASON?

Freshman Kyle Harris

Cherry Limeade

Larry the Lobster

Madagascar

Invisibility

Fall

Sophomore Justin Cornley

Cherry Limeade

Spongebob

Hawaii

Time Control

Fall

Junior Sam Oller

Ocean Water

Sandy

Oregon

Speed

Fall

Senior Ashley Mercer

Cherry Limeade

Patrick’s house

Amsterdam

Speed

Softball season

3


Opinion the drawing board by chance julian

contents 12

Boxing champion Sergio Flores

17

A Q&A with football player Lee Spight

11

What are students bringing to lunch?

16

Meet the new dance team coach

I

Learning to Not Freak Out

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ith the new 1HYHUDFWXDOO\H[LVWHG-XVWOLNHWKDWZH ,Q WKH IXWXUH EHIRUH ZH IUHDN RXW locked door policy, ZHQWRQRXUZD\ZLWKRXUOLYHVSUHWHQGLQJ DERXWVRPHWKLQJLWGKHOSRXUFDXVH QRWKLQJHYHUKDSSHQHG WR XQGHUVWDQG ZKDW ZHUH SDQLFNLQJ a small chaos 7RZDUGV WKH EHJLQQLQJ RI WKH \HDU DERXW EHIRUH ZH DGG XQQHFHVVDU\ broke out amongst WKH GRRUV QHDU WKH ORFNHU URRPV ZHUH VWUHVV WR RXU DOUHDG\ VWUHVVULGGHQ ORFNHG IRU VDIHW\ SXUSRVHV 8QOLNH WKH WHHQDJHUOLYHV students \RJDSDQWVEDQWKLVZDVDUHDOWKLQJ+RZ $OORZLQJ FKDQJHV WKH WLPH WKH\ HYHURXUUHDFWLRQZDVWKHH[DFWVDPH QHHGWRWDNHSODFHFDQDWOHDVWJLYHXV :LWK WKH QHZ ORFNHG GRRU SROLF\ D VPDOO DQRSSRUWXQLW\IRUXVWRGHFLGHZKHWKHUZH FKDRV EURNH RXW DPRQJVW VWXGHQWV SDUWLFXODUO\ OLNHWKHPRUQRW DWKOHWHV 7KHHDV\DFFHVVDWKOHWHVKDGWRWKHLUORFNHUV *LYLQJFKDQJHVDFKDQFHDQGEHLQJPRUHIOH[ LQWKHPRUQLQJZDVVXGGHQO\JRQHDQGDQJHUWRZDUGVWKHQHZ LEOHZLOOKHOSXVGHDOZLWKWKHLQHYLWDEOHWUDQVLWLRQWKDWHDFKQHZ UXOHVHWLQ VFKRRO\HDUEULQJV

4

Hey West. We have a packed issue for you. We interviewed a champion boxer, looked into college athlete salaries and checked out some movies so you can choose to see them or not. Enjoy!

staff

EDITORS-IN-CHIEF ASSISTANT EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR PHOTO EDITOR WRITERS

CARTOONISTS ADVISER

Andy Gottschalk & Marleah Campbell Brianna Cole Lauren Scobee Sami Jett Betty Thomas Isabelle Frankel Jordan Johnson Max Meyer Brock Burnett

Spence Lassalle Kristin Wells Hannah Lane Gretchen Yearsley Chance Julian Alex Ralston Amy Morgan


Opinion Love, Rooney

Hey Teens! Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Save the World! By Andy Gottschalk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

WKHVDPHSODFH" 5HDOO\JHWWLQJWRVFKRROLVGDUQHGH[SHQVLYH$JDOORQRI JDVIRU"1RWKDQNV $QGHYHQLIJDVZHUHQRWDFRQFHUQLVQWFRPSDQ\PRUH SOHDVLQJDQ\ZD\",GUDWKHUWDONWRP\IULHQGVRYHUVRPHJRRG PXVLFEHIRUH,VWDUWVFKRROWKHQGULYHLQVRODFHWRWKHVRXQG RIP\KHDUWEHDWDQ\GD\,PVXUHPRVWRI\RXZRXOGSUHIHU LWWRR ,YHUHFHQWO\WULHGKLWFKLQJULGHVZLWKVRPHIULHQGVZKHQHY HU,NQRZ,ZRQWEHVWD\LQJDIWHUVFKRROIRURGGWLPHV FRXJK FRXJK|(SLF}ZRUNQLJKWV 7KDWZD\,FDQWDONWRRWKHUSHRSOH ZKHQ,JHWWRVFKRROQRWKDYHWRZRUU\DERXWGULYLQJP\VHOI DQGVDYHDOLOJDVPRQH\WRR,WVSUHWW\HDV\DFWXDOO\ $QGLWVKRXOGEHHDV\IRUHYHU\RQHHOVHWRR :HPLOOHQQLDOVKDYHDSSV$QG7ZLWWHU$QG)DFHERRN$OO LWWDNHVLVDOLWWOHPHVVDJHWRFDWFKDULGHQRWDONLQJUHTXLUHG $UHQW\RXUHOLHYHG" 2QHDSSFDOOHG/\IWKHOSV\RXWRFRQQHFWZLWKRWKHU GULYHUVZLWKDVLPSOHWDS,IZHFDQOHDUQRQHWKLQJIURPWKLV PRELOHDJHLWVWKDWULGHVKDULQJLVHDV\QRWDFKRUH,WFDQ KHOSFRQQHFWSHRSOHQRWUHVWULFWGULYLQJ|IUHHGRPV} 0RVWLPSRUWDQWO\GULYLQJDORQHLVQRWVXVWDLQDEOH,WV KDUPIXOWRWKHHQYLURQPHQW:HKXPDQVDUHSUREDEO\JRLQJ WRNLOORIIDOOOLIHIURP(DUWKGXHWRDOORXURYHUVL]HG6XEXUEDQV DQGWUXFNV$QG,JXHVVVFLHQWLVWVVD\WKDWRXUJDVFRQVXPS WLRQLVODUJHO\UHVSRQVLEOHIRUWKHHQYLURQPHQWVLQHYLWDEOH GHFD\6RZHPLJKWWU\WRWXUQWKDWDURXQGDERXWQRZ :KDWVKRXOGZHWDNHIURPDOOWKLV"7HFKQRORJ\WKDWKHOSV XVFRQQHFWFDUVWKDWFDQKROGPXOWLSOHSHRSOH JDVS DQG WKHZLOOSRZHURISHRSOHRXUDJH,WDOOPHDQVRQHWKLQJULGH VKDULQJLVWKHIXWXUH

the drawing board by chance julian

6

Marleah & Me

Stressed to Test By Marleah Campbell 6HQLRU\HDUFRPHVZLWKDEXQFKRISOXVVHV :HFDQILQDOO\VWDQGLQWKHIURQWRIWKHVWXGHQWVHFWLRQDW IRRWEDOOJDPHV:HJHWWRVLWDWWKHIURQWWDEOHVLQWKHFDIHWHULD ,FDQZHDUVZHDWVDQGDWVKLUWWRVFKRROHYHU\GD\ZLWKRXW KDYLQJP\PRUDOVTXHVWLRQHG |6KHKDVVHQLRULWLVOHDYHKHU DORQH}  0RVWLPSRUWDQWO\WKHGD\VRIVWDQGDUGL]HGWHVWLQJKDYH IRU WKHPRVWSDUW ILQDOO\FRPHWRDQHQG/LNHWKHUHVWRIP\FRP SDGUHV,YHVHHQDERXWDOORIWKHVWDQGDUGL]HGWHVWLQJWKHDYHU DJHKXPDQEHLQJFDQKDQGOHZLWKRXWFRPSOHWHO\ORVLQJLW $&7$&73ODQ36$76$76$7,,V6$7;;;,9V3UH $&73RVW$&73UHSUHSUH$&7xLWVEHHQIXQ6XUHWKHVH W\SHVRIWHVWVZHUHDSDLQLQWKHEDFNVLGH+RZHYHUWKH\FDPH ZLWKWKHDGGHGEHQHILWRINQRZLQJWKDW,OOQHHGWKHPWRJHWLQWR FROOHJH PLOGO\LPSRUWDQW  7KHSDUWRIVWDQGDUGL]HGWHVWLQJ,FDQWVWDQGLVWKHNLQG ZKHUHLQVWHDGRIOHDUQLQJZHUHEHLQJWUDLQHGWRSDVVDWHVW :KDW,ZDQWWRNQRZLVWKHQDPHRIWKHPDVWHUPLQGEHKLQG JLYLQJVWDQGDUGL]HGWHVWVWRHOHPHQWDU\VFKRRONLGV7KHQLQH \HDUROGYHUVLRQRIP\VHOIGLGQWHYHQKDYHWKHDWWHQWLRQVSDQ WRZDWFKDIXOOKDOIKRXUHSLVRGHRI|7KH$PDQGD6KRZ}VR LWVVDIHWRVD\VWDULQJDWDFRPSXWHUVFUHHQDQVZHULQJPDWK SUREOHPVIRUZKDWVHHPHGOLNHKRXUVRQHQGZDVRXWRIWKH TXHVWLRQ 'RQWJHWPHZURQJ,PQRWLJQRUDQWRIWKHIDFWWKDWVWDQ GDUGL]HGWHVWVDUHDJRRGZD\WRPHDVXUHKRZVFKRROVDUH GRLQJ,MXVWZLVKWKH\GLGQWFKDQJHVFKRROLQJIURPEHLQJDOO DERXWWKHFXULRVLW\RIOHDUQLQJWRPDVWHULQJWKHDFFXUDF\RIWKH PRQRWRQRXVTXHVWLRQ$%&'RU(" (GXFDWLRQZLOOLPSURYHZKHQSHUFHQWLOHVDUHQRORQJHULQWKH SLFWXUH:KDWJRRGGRHVLWGRWRWHOONLGVKRZVPDUWWKH\DUH LQFRPSDULVRQWRRWKHUNLGV"|:HOO-LPP\\RXUHLQWKHWK SHUFHQWLOHLQPDWKHPDWLFV,VHHEXUJHUIOLSSLQJLQ\RXUIXWXUH} (GXFDWLRQHVSHFLDOO\DWWKH\RXQJHUDJHVKRXOGKDYHOLWWOHWR QRHPSKDVLVRQVWDQGDUGL]HGWHVWLQJ(YHU\SRVVLEOHVHFRQG LQWKHFODVVURRPVKRXOGEHDLPHGDWOHDUQLQJDQGPRUHLPSRU WDQWO\GLVFRYHULQJDSDVVLRQWROHDUQ $ZLVHJX\E\WKHQDPHRI$OEHUW(LQVWHLQKDGLWULJKWZKHQ KHVDLG|(YHU\ERG\LVDJHQLXV%XWLI\RXMXGJHDILVKE\LWV DELOLW\WRFOLPEDWUHHLWZLOOOLYHLWVZKROHOLIHEHOLHYLQJWKDWLWLV VWXSLG} 6WDQGDUGL]HGWHVWLQJLVWKHWUHHDQGZHUHPRVWO\DOOILVK


Opinion Call Me Bricola

Just Another Miley Rant By Brianna Cole 5HPHPEHUZKHQ+DQQDK0RQWDQDURFNHGWKHEOHDFK EORQGHZLJDQGKDGWKHEHVWRIERWKZRUOGV"1RZ0LOH\&\UXV KDVIRXQGDQHZLGHQWLW\DYHU\VWUDQJHRYHUWKHWRSLGHQWLW\ |:H&DQW6WRS}LVWKHERPEFRPGRQWGHQ\LW,WVDIXQ DQWKHPWKDWGHSLFWVRXU\RXWKIXOZLOGVLGH7KHPXVLFYLGHR VKRZV0LOH\&\UXVGDQFLQJSURYRFDWLYHO\ LIWKDWVZKDW\RX ZDQWWRFDOOLW DQGHQMR\LQJDSDUW\:LWKLQWKHYLGHRJLDQW WHGG\EHDUVDUHVWUDSSHGWRWKHEDFNVRIWKHGDQFHUVDQG HYHQWKHZRUG|WZHUN}VSHOOHGRXWLQDVSRRQRI$OSKDEHW 6RXS,WVHHPVOLNHWKHRQO\WKLQJ&\UXVFDQWVWRSGRLQJLV VWLFNLQJWKDWGDUQWRQJXHRXWHYHU\FKDQFHVKHJHWV1H[W WLPHDVRPHRQHDSSURDFKHVPH,PJRLQJWRVKRZMXVWKRZ VZDJJ\,DPDQGVWLFNRXWP\WRQJXH\RXNQRZEHFDXVHLWV FRRO &\UXVSHUIRUPHGKHUKLWDWWKH90$VDQGDOVRFROODEHG ZLWK5RELQ7KLFNH7KLVZDV0LOH\VPRPHQWWRSURYHKRZ

the drawing board by alex ralston

IDEXORXVVKHLVRUFRXOGEHQRWMXVWDFUD]\JLUOZKRGRHVQW FDUHDERXWYDOXHV,ZDVGLVDSSRLQWHGZLWKKHUSHUIRUPDQFH ,WZDVVORSS\NLQGRIWUDVK\DQGPDGHPHIHHODOLWWOHELW XQFRPIRUWDEOH&\UXVZDV|WZHUNLQJ}ZLWK5RELQ7KLFNHDQG, ZDVGLVJXVWHG6KHDOVRKDGWKLVIRDPILQJHUDQGZDVJHVWXU LQJLWWRLQDSSURSULDWHSODFHV%HIRUHWKLVSHUIRUPDQFH,ZDV HFVWDWLFIRUKHUQHZDOEXP%DQJHU]$IWHUWKHSHUIRUPDQFH, ZDQWHGWRJREDWKHLQKRO\ZDWHU &\UXVUHFHQWO\UHOHDVHGKHUQHZVLQJOH|:UHFNLQJ%DOO} 6XFKDEHDXWLIXOVRQJZLWKPHDQLQJIXOO\ULFVDERXWGHVWUXFWLYH ORYH,WZDVQLFHWRKHDUVRPHWKLQJPRUHPHDQLQJIXODQGPHO ORZIURPRXUVLOO\&\UXV,YHEHHQSOD\LQJWKLVVRQJRQUHSHDW IRUWKHSDVWFRXSOHRIZHHNVDQG,FDQWJHWRYHULW,DSSODXG &\UXVIRUWKLVVLQJOH 7KH|:UHFNLQJ%DOO}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|GLIIHUHQW}7KHPXVLF YLGHRNLOOVWKHYLEHRIWKHVRQJDQGWKHHPRWLRQ,WVNLQGRID VDGVRQJEXW,FDQWKHOSEXWWRODXJKZKHQ,VHHDOLWWOHQXGH ER\OLNHJLUOVZLQJLQJIURPDJLDQWEDOO $WWKHHQGRIWKHGD\,KDYHWRJLYH0LOH\&\UXVSURSV IRUEHLQJWKHZD\VKHLV<HVZHPD\DOOFRPSODLQDERXW KHUQHZDWWLWXGHDQGVW\OHEXWDUHQW\RXVWLOOOLVWHQLQJWRKHU PXVLF",DPVWLOOOLVWHQLQJWRKHUPXVLFDQG,DPH[FLWHGWR VHHZKDW%DQJHU]KDVLQVWRUH&RQWLQXHWRVKRFNWKHZRUOG 0LOH\&\UXVDQGFRQWLQXHWRIODVKXVZLWK\RXUIUHDNLVKO\ORQJ WRQJXH

Bettyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Babbles

Caught in a Net By Betty Thomas 1HWIOL[ZDVDQLQIHFWLRXVGLVHDVHWKDWIHVWHUHGLQWKH WKLVVXPPHUVKHDWDIIHFWLQJ9LNLQJVHYHU\ZKHUH(YHQ,D VOLJKWO\PRWLYDWHGEXWLQFUHDVLQJO\VOXJJLVKRYHUDFKLHYHUZDV JOXHGWRP\FRXFKWKLVSDVWVHDVRQ 7ZLWWHUSHUNHGP\LQWHUHVWLQWKHVWUHDPLQJRQGHPDQG YLGHRVHUYLFH&RQVWDQWO\P\WLPHOLQHZDVILOOHGZLWKFRP PHQWVOLNH|:KRQHHGVIULHQGVZKHQ\RXKDYH1HWIOL["}RU |$KUDLQ\GD\*UHDWGD\IRU1HWIOL[ LQVHUWUDLQHPRMLKHUH } +RZHYHU,UHPDLQHGVNHSWLFDORIWKHVLWHP\SHHUVZHUHRE VHVVHGZLWK0\RSLQLRQTXLFNO\FKDQJHGZKHQ,GLVFRYHUHG KRQRUDU\7KRPDVIDPLO\PHPEHU$GGLH/DNHKDGOHIWKHU DFFRXQWORJJHGLQWRRXU:LL ,IRXQGP\VHOIHQWHUWDLQHGIRUGD\VRQP\VRPHZKDW IUDXGXOHQWO\DFTXLUHGDFFRXQW/\LQJRQP\FRXFKLQWKHFRRO DLURIP\EDVHPHQWWKHGD\VSDVVHGTXLFNO\,Q|0DG0HQ} WKHILUVWVHULHV,ZDWFKHG'RQ'UDSHUDQGKLVP\VWHULRXV ZD\VTXLFNO\OXUHGPHLQ,WVKLVWRULFDOFRPPHQWDU\FRXSOHG ZLWKLQWULJXLQJVWRU\OLQHVNHSWPHKLWWLQJWKH|QH[W}EXWWRQIRU KRXUVRQHQG )RUP\WKELUWKGD\,ZDVJLYHQDQL3DGWKHJLIWHYHU\ VSRLOHGEUDWLQ-RKQVRQ&RXQW\GHVHUYHVIRUEHFRPLQJDOHJDO DGXOW:LWKWKLVL3DG,ZDVJLYHQDIUHHGRPWKDWP\WHOHYLVLRQ VLPSO\GLGQRWSURYLGHWRURDPIURPURRPWRURRP,WDOVR SURYLGHGWKHPDGGHQLQJFRQYHQLHQFHRIVWDUWLQJWKHQH[W HSLVRGHIRU\RX )LQLVKLQJP\QH[WVHULHV|7KH:HVW:LQJ}SURYHGWREHD PRQXPHQWDOWDVN+RZHYHU,VKRZHGDSUHYLRXVO\XQNQRZQ GHWHUPLQDWLRQZLWKLQPHWRZDWFKWKHHQWLUHKRXUVHULHV E\WKHEHJLQQLQJRIVFKRRO +RZHYHUGHVSLWHWKHIHZSRVLWLYHRXWFRPHVP\EULHIORYH DIIDLUZLWK1HWIOL[KDGWRFRPHWRDQHQG$IWHUILQLVKLQJ|7KH :HVW:LQJ},GHOHWHGWKHDSSIRUJRRGIURPP\FHOOSKRQH DQGL3DGUHOHDVLQJPHIURPP\WHFKQRORJ\FKDLQV,QRZILQG P\VHOIGRLQJVOLJKWO\PRUHSURGXFWLYHDFWLYLWLHVLQFOXGLQJEXW QRWOLPLWHGWRVOHHSLQJFXGGOLQJZLWKP\FDWVDQGGRLQJODXQ GU\$VDUHFRYHULQJDGGLFW,VXJJHVWWRDOORIWKHVWXGHQWVWKLV \HDUWRQRWJHWVXFNHGLQ:HKDYHDORQJVFKRRO\HDUDKHDG RIXV2QHWKDWQHHGVXVWRH[FHOLQH[WUDFXUULFXODUVDFDGHP LFVDQGWKHVWXGHQWVHFWLRQ 3OHDVHKHHGP\ZDUQLQJDQGGRQWORVHVOHHSWROLYLQJ YLFDULRXVO\WKURXJKFKDUDFWHUVRQ1HWIOL[

7


Feature

West Grad Gets Stabbed, Fights Back by brianna cole

RUNNING BACK CHAMPION AND STAB VICTIM

Running back Brett Sterbach holds the state trophy at last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s championship game.

B

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|:KLOH,SXVKHGWKHNQLIHGRZQKH>WKHPXJJHU@SXVKHGLW LQWRP\OHJ,GLGQWHYHQIHHOLWJRLQ}6WHUEDFKVDLG 6WHUEDFK EHJDQ WR ZUHVWOH WKH DWWDFNHU DQG WKH VHFRQG

8

PXJJHUKLWKLPLQWKHKHDG6WHUEDFKVWDEEHGWKHILUVWPXJJHU LQ WKH DEGRPHQ 6WHUEDFK WKHQ VWDEEHG WKH VHFRQG PXJJHU DERXWILYHWLPHVLQWKHFROODUERQHDUHD 7KH DWWDFNHUV IOHG DQG 6WHUEDFK FKDVHG WKHP DSSUR[L PDWHO\  IHHW DURXQG WKH JDV VWDWLRQ DQG RQH RI WKH PHQ DSSHDUHG WR EH SXOOLQJ VRPHWKLQJ IURP KLV KRRGLH 7KLV OHG 6WHUEDFKWREHOLHYHLWZDVDJXQ

The key is to just be alert, and the chances of a dangerous situation can go down 6WHUEDFKZHQWEDFNWKHWKHVFHQHZKHUHHYHU\WKLQJWRRN SODFHDQGDVNHGDZRPDQZKRZDVSXPSLQJJDVLIVKHKDG VHHQDQ\WKLQJ+HZHQWLQVLGHWKHJDVVWDWLRQZLWKDEORRG\OHJ ZRXQGDQGWKHNQLIHVWLOOLQKLVKDQG6WHUEDFKVPRWKHU-XOLH WROGWKHJDVDWWHQGDQWWRFDOO 6RFLDO6WXGLHVWHDFKHU*UHJ6PLWKZKRKDVZRUNHGZLWK ODZHQIRUFHPHQWLQWKHSDVWKDVGHDOWZLWKVLPLODURIIHQVHV

AARON ROBERTS

6PLWKVZRUNZLWKWKH.HOVH\6PLWK)RXQGDWLRQKDVWDXJKW PDQ\ VWXGHQWV ZKDW WR EH DZDUH RI LI D VLPLODU VLWXDWLRQ RF FXUV6PLWKGRHVQRWUHFRPPHQGILJKWLQJEDFNRYHUSHUVRQDO SURSHUW\ |<RXUOLIHEHLQJWKUHDWHQHGZRXOGEHWKHRQO\UHDVRQZK\ \RXZRXOGILJKWEDFN,IWKH\ZDQWSURSHUW\JLYHLWXSSURSHUW\ FDQ EH UHSODFHG :DOOHWV DQG FDUV FDQ EH UHSODFHG SHRSOH FDQW}6PLWKVDLG |:KHQLWFRPHVGRZQWRVRPHERG\PRYLQJ\RXWRDGLIIHU HQW ORFDWLRQ WKDWV D GLIIHUHQW VLWXDWLRQ} KH VDLG |7KH\ ZDQW PRUHWKDQ\RXUZDOOHWWKH\PD\ZDQW\RXUOLIHDQG\RXQHHGWR ILJKWEDFN}6PLWKVDLG $OWKRXJK6WHUEDFKVJXWV\DFWLRQVGLGQWOHDYHKLPVHYHUHO\ KXUWKHGRHVQWUHFRPPHQGDQ\RQHHOVHWRILJKWEDFN 6PLWKEHOLHYHVWKHVLPSOHVWZD\WRDYRLGVXFKFLUFXPVWDQF HVLVWREHDZDUHRI\RXUVXUURXQGLQJV |:HDOOKDYHDWHQGHQF\WRJRWKURXJKOLIHZLWKEOLQGHUVRQ DQGQRWUHDOO\SD\DWWHQWLRQWRZKDWVJRLQJRQDQGWKHUHVDORW RIGDQJHUVLJQDOVWKDWSRSXSDQGZHGRQWVHHWKHPEHFDXVH ZHDUHQWORRNLQJIRUWKHP}6PLWKVDLG |7KHNH\LVWRMXVWEHDOHUWDQGWKHFKDQFHVRIDGDQJHURXV VLWXDWLRQFDQJRGRZQ}


Feature

West has a diverse culture, comprised of many students with international heritage.

Go West, Young Man, Go West by kristin wells

F

RUGHFDGHV$PHULFDKDVEHHQWKHJROGHQGHVWLQDWLRQRI SHRSOHDFURVVWKHJOREH 7KHUHLVDJURZLQJSRSXODWLRQRIVWXGHQWVZKRVHSDU HQWVZHUHERUQLQDQRWKHUFRXQWU\(YHQKHUHDW:HVWZHKDYH VWXGHQWVZKRDUHVHFRQGJHQHUDWLRQNLGV -XQLRU-XOLDQH)UDQFLDVSDUHQWVDUHERWKIURPWKH3KLOLS SLQHVDQGFDPHWR$PHULFDLQ |7KH\PRYHGKHUHVRP\EURWKHUVDQG,FRXOGJHWDEHWWHU HGXFDWLRQWKDQZKDWLVRIIHUHGLQWKH3KLOLSSLQHVDQGWKHQZLWK WKDWHGXFDWLRQKDYHPRUHVXFFHVVLQWKHIXWXUH})UDQFLDVDLG |0\SDUHQWVDUHIURP(QJODQG7KH\FDPHKHUHDERXW \HDUVDJR}0DUWLQ+LJJLQVVHQLRUVDLG+LJJLQVGDGJRWDMRE WUDQVIHUDQGPRYHGKLVIDPLO\WRWKHVWDWHV+HGLGQWSODQRQ UDLVLQJKLVNLGVLQ$PHULFDLWMXVWKDSSHQHGWKDWZD\ 6RSKRPRUH5HQQ\0DVPRP/LVKHQJ&DRDQGGDGDU ULYHG LQ  IURP &KLQD &DR DOVR FDPH EHFDXVH RI D MRE WUDQVIHU |,WZDVQWWKDWHDV\ZKHQ,ILUVW FDPH,FDPHKHUHWRZRUNVR, KDGDMRE}&DRVDLG &RPSDUHGWR&KLQD$PHU LFDZDVIDUOHVVFURZGHG,Q &KLQD SHRSOH JHW WRJHWKHU DIWHU ZRUN DOPRVW HYHU\GD\ MXVW IRU IHOORZVKLS EXW WKDW

I definitely try to stay in touch with that culture.

GRHVQWKDSSHQLQ$PHULFD |$WWKHWLPHLWZDVYHU\TXLHWQRWPDQ\SHRSOH7KDWZDV SUREDEO\WKHILUVWWKLQJ,QRWLFHG}&DRVDLG|&XOWXUDOO\LWVYHU\ GLIIHUHQWKHUH3HRSOHDUHYHU\FORVHWRHDFKRWKHULQ&KLQD} ,Q 0DV KRXVHKROG WKH\ GR WKLQJV GLIIHUHQWO\ WKDQ RWKHU $PHULFDQIDPLOLHV |:HHDWGLIIHUHQWIRRGVZHHDW&KLQHVHIRRGDOPRVWHYHU\ GD\:HDOVRWDNHRIIRXUVKRHVZKHQHYHUZHJRLQVLGHZKLFK LVGLIIHUHQW}0DVDLG &DR DQG KHU KXVEDQG ERWK VSHDN &KLQHVH DQG WKHLU WZR GDXJKWHUVKDYHOHDUQHGWKURXJK&KLQHVHVFKRRO 0DREVHUYHVVRPH&KLQHVHKROLGD\VLQDGGLWLRQWRWKHWUD GLWLRQDO$PHULFDQRQHV |:HFHOHEUDWH&KLQHVH1HZ<HDUDQGWKH0RRQ)HVWLYDO )RU&KLQHVH1HZ<HDUZHJRWRDFHOHEUDWLRQ'LIIHUHQWDV VRFLDWLRQV LQ .DQVDV &LW\ SXW RQ FHOHEUDWLRQV )RU WKH 0RRQ )HVWLYDO ZH VLW RXWVLGH XQGHU WKH VWDUV DQG HDW PRRQ FDNHV DQGIUXLW}0DVDLG (YHU\\HDU&DRJRHVEDFNWR&KLQDWRYLVLWKHUIDPLO\DQG IULHQGV0DVRPHWLPHVJRHVZLWKKHUSDUHQWV |:HVSHQGWLPHDWJUDQGSDUHQWVKRXVHVLQ%HLMLQJ:KHQ ZHZHUH\RXQJHUZHZHQWWRWKH*UHDW:DOORI&KLQD:HDOVR HDWDORWZKHQZHUHWKHUH}0DVDLG :KLOH &KLQD LV DERXW  PLOHV IURP .DQVDV &LW\ (QJ ODQGWKHKRPHFRXQWU\RI+LJJLQVSDUHQWVLVRQO\PLOHV DZD\ |, JR DOPRVW HYHU\ \HDU 0\ JUDQGSDUHQWV OLYH RYHU WKHUH LQ 0RQPRXWK D FRXSOH KRXUV IURP /RQGRQ :H MXVW ORXQJH DURXQGHDWIRRGRUJRH[SORUH}+LJJLQVVDLG +LJJLQVKDVH[SORUHGDORWRIWKHFRXQWU\VLGHDQG/RQGRQ LQFOXGLQJFDVWOHVPXVHXPVDQGPRXQWDLQV

|7KHUHVDEHWWHUHQYLURQPHQWLQ(QJODQG7KHUHVFRXQWU\ VLGHDQGVFHQHU\:HYHDOVREHHQWR6WRQHKHQJHZKLFKZDV SUHWW\DZHVRPH}+LJJLQVVDLG &XOWXUDOO\ +LJJLQV KRXVHKROG LV QRW DQ\ GLIIHUHQW IURP RWKHU$PHULFDQKRPHV([FHSWRIFRXUVHKHKHDUVD%ULWLVK DFFHQWIURPKLVSDUHQWVZKHQHYHUKHFRPHVKRPH )UDQFLDVSDUHQWVDOVRKDYHDQDFFHQW%XWWKHQDJDLQWKH\ VSHDNDFRPSOHWHO\GLIIHUHQWODQJXDJH |7KH\VSHDNWKHQDWLYHODQJXDJHRIWKH3KLOLSSLQHVDQG,P DEOHWRXQGHUVWDQGLWDQGVD\VRPHRIWKHEDVLFZRUGV})UDQFLD VDLG :KLOHODQJXDJHPD\EHWKHELJJHVWGLIIHUHQFHLQ)UDQFLDV KRXVHKROG KHU YLHZV RI $PHULFD DUH LQIOXHQFHG E\ KHU KHUL WDJH |,KDYHDGLIIHUHQWFXOWXUDOYLHZWKDQVRPHRQHZKRV$PHUL FDQ,PFXOWXUDOO\DZDUHRIKRZ.DQVDVLVDORWGLIIHUHQWIURP WKH3KLOLSSLQHV})UDQFLDVDLG /LNH0DDQG+LJJLQV)UDQFLDKDVYLVLWHGKHUSDUHQWVKRPH FRXQWU\RIWKH3KLOLSSLQHV |,WVDORWGLIIHUHQW,WVPRUHOLNHDEXQFKRIELJFLWLHV,WVD YHU\QLFHGHVWLQDWLRQEXWLWVVWLOOGHYHORSLQJVRWKHUHVDORWRI SHRSOHWKDWDUHSRRU})UDQFLDVDLG 6KH DOVR QRWLFHG WKH SHRSOH DQG KRZ WKH\ DFWHG DV RS SRVHGWR$PHULFDQFLWL]HQV |6LQFH$PHULFDLVFXOWXUDOO\GLYHUVHWKHUHVDORWRIUDFLDO LVVXHV,QWKH3KLOLSSLQHVWKHUHVDORWRIQDWLRQDOLVPDQGWKH SHRSOHDUHPRUHXQLWHG})UDQFLDVDLG $OWKRXJKOLYLQJLQ$PHULFDWKHVHVWXGHQWVUHDOL]HWKHLP SRUWDQFHRIWKHLUIDPLO\VKHULWDJH |,GHILQLWHO\WU\WRVWD\LQWRXFKZLWKWKDWFXOWXUH,OLNHEHLQJ GLIIHUHQWLWVZKR,DP})UDQFLDVDLG

9


Tannerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bar and Grill 12906 W 87th St Lenexa, KS 66215 913-541-0137

20 % off entire purchase expires 10/31/13


What’s in Your Lunch Box? noodles, pasta, broccoli and sausage

Feature

by lauren scobee

Kelsey Eisenbarger’s lunch

mickey mouse cheese with sugar snap peas, celery and carrots “MY PARENTS PACK MY LUNCH FOR ME.” -KELSEY EISENBARGER Kate Frohardt’s lunch

popcorn balls guacamole and whole grain costco crackers Deana Sarkisova’s lunch

11


HEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

! T U O K C O A KN

thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a teen champion among us by brock burnett and max meyer

+LVFRDFKFDOOVKLPD0LNH7\VRQ%R[HU6HUJLR)ORUHV LVWKH1DWLRQDO-XQLRU2O\PSLF%R[LQJ&KDPSLRQDQGLV ZRUNLQJWRZDUGVWKH2O\PSLFVLQ5LRGH-DQHLURLQDQG LVRQO\DMXQLRUDW:HVW 6WDUWLQJZLWKOLWWOHPRUHWKDQDGUHDPDQGDJDUDJH 6HUJLRKDVEHFRPHWKHEHVWER[HULQWKHQDWLRQIRUKLV ZHLJKWFODVV |:KHQ,ZDVOLYLQJLQ0H[LFR,ZDQWHGWRFRPHWRWKH 8QLWHG6WDWHVWREHFRPHWKHEHVWDWLW,XVHGWRWUDLQHYHU\ QLJKWMXVWLQP\JDUDJH,XVHGWRKDYHDSXQFKLQJEDJ (YHU\QLJKW,ZRXOGSXWRQPXVLFDQGZDWFKER[LQJPDWFKHV RQ79DQG5RFN\%DOERDPRYLHV}VDLG)ORUHV )ORUHVEHJDQWUDLQLQJDOLWWOHXQGHUD\HDUDJRODVW 2FWREHUEXWKDVWKHWDOHQWRIVRPHRQHZKRKDVEHHQER[ LQJIRUPXFKORQJHU+HZDVDOVRWKHILUVW-XQLRU2O\PSLF &KDPSLRQIURP.DQVDV&LW\LQ\HDUV

12

|0RVWRIWKHSHRSOHWKDWEHFRPHWKH1DWLRQDO-XQLRU 2O\PSLF&KDPSLRQVKLSDUHER[LQJIRUIRXUWRILYHWRVL[ \HDUV}-RKQ%URZQ)ORUHVFRDFKVDLG 3DUWRIZKDWPDNHV)ORUHVVRJRRGLVKLVFRQGLWLRQLQJ +HGRHVWKHYLGHRZRUNRXWSURJUDP|,QVDQLW\}GDLO\ZKLFK SXWVKLPLQSHDNSK\VLFDOFRQGLWLRQ)ORUHVVSDUVHYHU\RWKHU GD\DWWKH7XUQHU%R[LQJ$FDGHP\DQGUXQVHYHU\GD\ )ORUHVSULGHVKLPVHOIRQEHLQJVHOIGHWHUPLQHGDQGZRUNLQJ IRUKLPVHOI |,ZDVDPD]HGDWKRZKHFRXOGGRLWEXWZDVQWWLUHG} %URZQVDLG )URPWKHVWDUW%URZQQRWLFHG)ORUHV|VWDWXUHDQGERG\ PDNHXS}:LWKWKLVVXSHULRUFRQGLWLRQLQJFRPELQHGZLWKKLV FRDFKDEOHDWWLWXGH%URZQWDXJKW)ORUHVKLVEHVWDQGKDUG HVWER[LQJVW\OH|WKH0LNH7\VRQVW\OH} |,WVWDUWHGZLWKPHWU\LQJWRFRS\&DQHOR,VDZVRPHRI KLVWUDLQ LQJ,ZDV VHHLQJD OLWWOHKHDG PRYH PHQWDQG ,SXWWKDW LQWRP\ VSDUULQJ ,ZRXOG VWDUW GRGJLQJ SXQFKHV DQG &RDFK -RKQWROG PHWRSXW P\KDQGV XSE\ P\QRVH DQGGRLW OLNH0LNH 7\VRQ}

VDLG)ORUHV |,WDNHFHUWDLQER[HUVDQG,WHDFKWKHPWKH0LNH7\VRQ VW\OHZKLFKLVPRYLQJ\RXUKHDGLQDYHU\LOOXVLYHIDVKLRQDQG DOVRDOORZV\RXWREHYHU\DJJUHVVLYHZLWK\RXURIIHQVH} %URZQVDLG )ORUHVVDLGWKHPRVWLPSRUWDQWSDUWRIWKH0LNH7\VRQ VW\OHLV|ORWVRIKHDGPRYHPHQW\RXNQRZ%REDQGZHDYH} $QRWKHUSDUWRI)ORUHVJUHDWDELOLW\LVJRLQJDJDLQVWJUHDW FRPSHWLWLRQLQSUDFWLFH$FFRUGLQJWR%URZQWKHUHDUHRWKHU ER[HUVZKRKDYHWKHVDPHDELOLW\DV)ORUHVEXWWKH\GRQRW JHWWRVSDUHDJDLQVWFRPSHWLWLRQDWWKHLUVDPHOHYHO)ORUHV ER[HVDJDLQVWWKHWRSVXSHUKHDY\ZHLJKWLQWKHFRXQWU\DQG WKLUGLQWKHZRUOGDWKLVJ\P )ORUHVILQGVKLVLQVSLUDWLRQIRUER[LQJIURPZLWKLQKLPVHOI EXWKLVXQFOHDQGKLVJUDQGIDWKHUZHUHDOVRER[HUVDWRQH WLPH7KH\VHUYHGDV)ORUHVWRSRXWVLGHLQVSLUDWLRQWRER[ 7KHUHLVRQHPDLQJRDOWKDW)ORUHVKDVLQPLQG |5LJKWQRZ,ZDQWWRJRLQWHUQDWLRQDOWREHWKHEHVWDQG JRWRWKH2O\PSLFVLQ%UD]LO})ORUHVVDLG )ORUHVLVLQ527&DQGEHFDXVHRIWKDW%URZQWKLQNV WKDW)ORUHVPD\JRWRRQHRIWKHPLOLWDU\DFDGHPLHVLIKLV ER[LQJFDUHHUGRHVQRWOHDGKLPWRWKHRO\PSLFV%URZQDOVR EHOLHYHVWKDWQRWDOORI)ORUHVVER[LQJSRWHQWLDOKDVEHHQ WDSSHG\HWVRZLWKKDUGZRUNKHFRXOGJRWRWKH2O\PSLFV LQ%UD]LO )ORUHVKDVWUDYHOHGDOORYHUWKHFRXQWU\WRPDWFKHVDQG KRSHVWRJRWRLQWHUQDWLRQDOPDWFKHVQRZLQ(XURSHDQG 6RXWK$PHULFD+HKDVDPDWFKDWOHDVWRQFHDPRQWKDQG XSWRWKUHHRUIRXU%URZQWUDYHOVZLWK)ORUHVWRKLVPDWFKHV RIWHQEXWRQHWULSWR:LFKLWDVWLFNVRXWLQKLVPLQG |+HZDVLQYROYHGLQDILJKWDQGWKHRWKHUER[HUZDV YHU\WRXJKDOVRDQGLWHQGHGXSKHZRQRQHRIWKHJUHDW ILJKWVRIP\OLIH,QIDFWZKHQKHER[HVHYHU\ERG\VWRSVDQG ZDWFKHV}%URZQVDLG %URZQGHVFULEHGZDWFKLQJRQHURXQGRI)ORUHVPDWFKHV DVEHLQJDVHQWHUWDLQLQJDVZDWFKLQJDQHQWLUHPDWFKRI SURIHVVLRQDOER[HU)OR\G0D\ZHDWKHU )ORUHVKDVH[SHULHQFHGDORWRIVXFFHVVLQKLVVKRUW FDUHHUDQGSODQVWRDFKLHYHHYHQPRUH

Sergio Flores practices with his coach John Brown at Turner Boxing Center. PHOTOS BY DYLAN CROW

13


Feature WORDS

300 with Anne McClain “SHE HAD TO SNEAK OUT OF THE HOSPITAL TO TEACH A CLASS”

F

LQGLQJLQVSLUDWLRQDQGPRWLYDWLRQIRU EHLQJDGDQFHUFDPHHDVLO\IRU$QQH 0F&ODLQ PDWK WHDFKHU DQG GDQFH WHDPFRDFK |,QFROOHJH,ZDVRQWKH.6WDWHGDQFH WHDPDVD&ODVV\&DW}0F&ODLQVDLG +HUIDYRULWHPHPRU\GDQFLQJZDVDW D.8YV.6WDWHEDVNHWEDOOJDPH |,WZDVDJDPHZHKDGDFWXDOO\ZRQ} VDLG0F&ODLQ 7KH &ODVV\ &DWV ZRQ ILIWK SODFH DW QDWLRQDOVRQHRIWKH\HDUVVKHGDQFHG ZLWK WKHP ,Q KHU MXQLRU \HDU VKH EH FDPHDVVLVWDQWVHFWLRQOHDGHU |, DP VWLOO UHDOO\ JRRG IULHQGV ZLWK VRPHRIWKHJLUOV:HZHUHDUHDOO\WLJKW NQLWJURXSRISHRSOH}VDLG0F&ODLQ 0F&ODLQEHJDQGDQFLQJDWWKH%HOOHU 'DQFH VWXGLR DW DJH WKUHH ZKHUH VKH WHDFKHV |0\ PRP ZDV D GDQFHU DQG WZLUOHG EDWRQ LQ FROOHJH ZH ERWK WHDFK DW %HOOHU}0F&ODLQVDLG|,WVJUHDWZRUNLQJ WRJHWKHU0\PRPWDXJKWDW%HOOHUZKHQ VKH ZDV  7KH 6WXGLRV EHHQ RSHQ IRUVL[W\\HDUVDQGVKHVEHHQWKHUH

>\HDUV@} ,W ZDV DW WKLV VWXGLR ZKHUH 0F&ODLQ IRXQG KHU PRWLYDWLRQ WR FRQWLQXH ZLWK GDQFH,WVWDUWHGZLWKDJLUOQDPHG5H EHFFD:ULJKWD:HVWJUDGXDWH |:H GDQFHG WRJHWKHU ZKHQ , ZDV WKUHH DQG VKH ZDV VHYHQ 2XU ILUVW GDQFH ZDV %DUQH\ :H ZRUH D IXOO IOHGJHG ERG\VXLW SXUSOH DQG JUHHQ} 0F&ODLQVDLG 5HEHFFD ZDV GLDJQRVHG ZLWK F\VWLF ILEURVLV 6KH SDVVHG DZD\ ILYH \HDUV DJR |+HUODVW\HDUVKHWDXJKWFODVVHV DW %HOOHU 'DQFH 6WXGLR  6KH ZDV VR GHGLFDWHGWRKHUFODVVHVWKDWVKHZRXOG JHWDSDVVRXWWKHKRVSLWDOWRPDNHKHU FODVV}0F&ODLQVDLG |6KHZDVVXFKDQLQFUHGLEOHSHUVRQ ,W PDGH PH UHDOO\ WKLQN DERXW P\ SHU VSHFWLYHLQOLIHVKHKDGWRVQHDNRXWRI WKHKRVSLWDOWRWHDFKDFODVV}0F&ODLQ VDLG 0F&ODLQLVQRZMXVWWU\LQJWRFRQWLQXH :ULJKWVOHJDF\

14


Alignment Suspension Repair Overland Frame Shop, LLP 7928 Foster Overland Park, Kansas 66204 Old Downtown O.P.

(913) 649-6580

Family Owned since 1939

NBUIOBTJVNDPNPWFSMBOEQBSL


Sports

Volleyball players duke it out on the court.

NICK VANCE

Sports in Short

our pro sports teams may be having their most winning seasons in the last decade

KC Royals

Sporting KC

KC Chiefs

T

6SRUWLQJ.DQVDV&LW\KDVKDGDYHU\VWURQJ VWDUWWKLVVHDVRQ6SRUWLQJFDPHRXWDQGOHGWKH (DVWHUQ&RQIHUHQFH6DGO\WKHLUJUDVSRQWKH FRQIHUHQFHGLGQRWODVWORQJ7KH\KDYHVOLSSHG GRZQWRWKLUGEHORZWKH0RQWUHDO,PSDFWDQGWKH 1HZ<RUN5HG%XOOV6SRUWLQJPD\EHDEOHWR FRPHEDFNWKRXJK |(YHQWKRXJK.HL.DPDUDOHIWZHKDYHYHU\ SURPLVLQJIRUZDUGVOLNH6RRQ\6DDGDQG'RP'Z \HUZKRDUHMXVWVWDUWLQJWREHLQWKHVWDUWLQJ ,ZDVUHDOO\VDGDERXW.HLOHDYLQJEXW,KRSHKH GRHVZHOOLQ(QJODQG7KH\ 6SRUWLQJ DUHORRNLQJ EHWWHUWKRXJK7KH\DUHJHWWLQJPRUHVKRWVRQ JRDODQGWKHLUEDFNIRXUDQGGHIHQVHSOXV1LHOVHQ LQJRDOLVDOZD\VJUHDW}VDLGMXQLRU/XFLH5RJHUV 6SRUWLQJKDVDYHU\XQLTXHSOD\VW\OH7KH\ DUHDODWHJDPHWHDP2QDYHUDJHWKH\VFRUHWKH PRVWSRLQWVLQWKHODVWPLQXWHVRIWKHJDPH WKDQDQ\RWKHUWLPH,IJRDONHHSHU-LPP\1LHOVHQ FDQVWRSWKHRSSRQHQWVIURPVFRULQJLQWKHILUVW KDOIWKLVVSHOOVDOPRVWFHUWDLQYLFWRU\IRU6SRUWLQJ :LWKWKHPRVWSRWHQWLDOWRGRZHOODQGOHDGWKHLU FRQIHUHQFH6SRUWLQJ.DQVDV&LW\LVWKH0DMRU /HDJXHWHDPWRZDWFKWKLVIDOO

7KH.DQVDV&LW\&KLHIVKDYHRIWHQEHHQD VKDN\WHDP7KLV\HDUWKH&KLHIVKDYHDIUHVKVWDUW 7KH\KDYHDQHZKHDGFRDFK$QG\5HLGDQGD QHZTXDUWHUEDFN$OH[6PLWK7KHFKLHIVPD\KDYH WURXEOHFRRSHUDWLQJZLWKWKHQHZPHPEHUV |:HOO$QG\5HLGLVDSUHWW\TXDOLW\FRDFK+HV FRPLQJIURPORWVRI\HDUVRIH[SHULHQFHLQ3KLODGHO SKLD,WKLQNKHOOEHJRRGIRUWKH&KLHIV$OH[6PLWK KDVVRPHH[SHULHQFH+HOHDGDQ1)&FKDPSLRQ VKLSWHDPRIWKHHUV+HVDJRRGGXDOWKUHDW TXDUWHUEDFN+HFDQUXQ,I,ZHUHWRPDNHDEROG SUHGLFWLRQ,ZRXOGVD\WKH&KLHIVZLOOJRDQGWKLV \HDUEXWZLOOQRWPDNHWKHSOD\RIIV}VDLGVRSKR PRUH$GDP5HOOLKDQ 2QWKHEULJKWVLGHWKH\KDYHRQHRIWKHHDVLHVW VFKHGXOHVLQWKH1)/%HVXUHWRORRNIRUWKHQHZ TXDUWHUEDFNRQWKHJULGLURQ6PLWKZDVUHFHQWO\ SLFNHGXSIURPWKH6DQ)UDQFLVFRHUV,I-DPDDO &KDUOHVFDQSOD\ZHOOZLWK6PLWKWKH&KLHIVPD\EH DEOHWREHFRPHDGRPLQDQWUXVKLQJIRUFH2YHUDOO WKH&KLHIVIXWXUHLVDELWRIDP\VWHU\QRZ7KH\ PD\EHDEOHWRJRWRWKHSOD\RIIVEXWGRQWEHWRQ LWDVWKH\ZLOOPRVWOLNHO\EHFRPHDQDYHUDJHWHDP DWEHVW

KH.DQVDV&LW\5R\DOVKDYHEHHQKDYLQJDVRPHZKDWVXFFHVVIXO VHDVRQWKXVIDU7KH5R\DOVKDYHDUHFRUGRIZLQVDQGORVVHV %HLQJWKLUGLQWKH$/&HQWUDOZLWKRQO\ZLQVEHKLQGWKH&OHYHODQG,Q GLDQVWKH5R\DOVKDYHJUHDWSRWHQWLDOWRFDWFKXSDQGEHFRPHVHFRQG LQWKHWKHLUGLYLVLRQ7KH5R\DOVVWLOOKDYHFKDQFHWRPDNHLWLQWRWKH SOD\RIIVDVWKHZLOGFDUG |,WKLQNWKH\FRXOGEXWLWV EHHQWRXJKEHFDXVHWKH\KDYH IRXUWHDPVDKHDGRIWKHPWKDW WKH\QHHGWRMXPS(YHQLI WKH\GRPDNHLWLQWRWKDWZLOG FDUGLWVRQO\RQHJDPH7KH\ FRXOGEXWLWVJRQQDEHWRXJK 2YHUDOOWKH\KDYHORRNHGDORW EHWWHUWKDQWKH\KDYHLQ\HDUV SDVW2XUSLWFKLQJLVDORW EHWWHU2IIHQVHLVWKHSUREOHP 7KDWVWKHUHDVRQZHDUHQWDORFNIRUWKHSOD\RIIV}VDLG5R\DOVIDQDQG VRSKRPRUH$QGUHZ/DVVHWHU 2Q6HSWWKH5R\DOVZLOOSOD\WKH7H[DV5DQJHUV7KH5DQJHUVDUH OHDGLQJWKHLUGLYLVLRQDQGFRXOGSURYLGHDGHFHQWFKDOOHQJHWRWKH5R\ DOV+RZHYHULIWKH5R\DOVSLWFKLQJDQGILHOGLQJFDQRXWGRWKH5DQJHUV VXSHULRURIIHQVHWKH5R\DOVPD\EHDEOHWRSXOORIIDZLQ

16

photo (cc): Keith Allison

by brock burnett


Sports

N-C Double Pay $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $$ $$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ Q&A $ $$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ with Lee Football player Lee Spight

paying college athletes: yes or no? an opinion by max meyer

I

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|GHDWKSHQDOW\}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ot only is their WLRQLQWKHFRXQWU\IRUIUHH7RKHOSSXWWKLVLQ MREVWKURXJKRXWWKHLUWLPHLQFROOHJHWRKHOS SHUVSHFWLYHWKHWXLWLRQIRUDQLQVWDWHVWXGHQW schooling paid for, but SD\IRUWKHGHEW+RZHYHUFROOHJHDWKOHWHV DW.DQVDV6WDWH8QLYHUVLW\LVDQG GRQRWKDYHGHEWVRKDYLQJDMRELVQRW also books, housing, IRUDQRXWRIVWDWHVWXGHQWSHU\HDU QHHGHG%HFDXVHRIWKLVSD\LQJDWKOHWHV gear from the team, 1RZLIDVWXGHQWZHQWWRDSULYDWHVFKRROVXFK MXVWEHFDXVHWKH\GRQRWKDYHDMRELVQRW DV9DQGHUELOWWKHWXLWLRQSHU\HDULV often times meals, and QHHGHG 1RWRQO\LVWKHLUVFKRROLQJSDLGIRU 2QHWKLQJWKDWPDQ\SHRSOHGRQRW travel to games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

Spight

by andy gottschalk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

17


WHY ARE WE SO GOOD? the football team hopes for another viking championship this year by kristin wells and isabelle franklin

7KHGHIHQGLQJIRRWEDOOVWDWHFKDPSLRQVKDYHKLJKH[SHF WDWLRQVIRUWKHVHDVRQ |:HUHFRPLQJDWWKHVHDVRQZLWKWKHVDPHDWWLWXGHWRZLQ JDPHV}$XVWLQ&KDPEHUVVHQLRUVDLG 7KDWWKJDPHLVWKHFRYHWHGVWDWHFKDPSLRQVKLS |:HDOZD\VVHWRXUJRDOVDWSOD\LQJDVWDWHFKDPSLRQ VKLS}FRDFK7LP&DOODJKDQVDLG |7KH.DQVDV&LW\6WDU}SUHGLFWHGWKHWHDPWREHDWWKH WRSRIWKH6XQIORZHU/HDJXH,QRUGHUWROLYHXSWRWKHVHKLJK H[SHFWDWLRQV&DOODJKDQKDVEHHQWUDLQLQJWKHWHDPVLQFHWKH ILUVWZHHNRIVXPPHU,QFOXGHGLQWKLVVXPPHUWUDLQLQJZDVD ZHHNORQJFDPSZKHUHWKHSOD\HUVJRWWRVFULPPDJHLQIXOO SDGV$OOWKLVZRUNZDVLQSUHSDUDWLRQIRUWKHQHZVHDVRQ 6RPHFKDQJHVKDYHEHHQPDGHIURPODVW\HDU |,OLNHWKHQHZFKDQJHV:HUHUXQQLQJGLIIHUHQWW\SHVRI RIIHQVHWKLV\HDU}$-9HUGLQLVHQLRUTXDUWHUEDFNVDLG &KDPEHUVDOVROLNHVWKHQHZFKDQJHV7KHWHDPZLOOEH UXQQLQJDORWPRUHZLOGFDWIRUPDWLRQWKLV\HDU,QWKLVIRUPD WLRQWKHUXQQLQJEDFNWDNHVWKHSODFHRIWKHTXDUWHUEDFNLQ WKHEDFNILHOG,WFRQIXVHVWKHGHIHQVHDQGRIIHUVPRUHRSWLRQV

RQRIIHQVH |:HKDYHWKHULJKWJX\VWRUXQWKHRIIHQVH}&KDPEHUV VDLG 7KHFRPSHWLWLRQZLOOEHLQWHQVH |(YHU\WHDPLVJRLQJWREHFRPLQJIRUXVWKLV\HDUEH FDXVHRIRXUODVW\HDUVDFFRPSOLVKPHQWV:HDUHNLQJRIWKH KLOOULJKWQRZDQGZHDUHZRUNLQJWRVWD\WKDWZD\}&KDPEHUV VDLG /DZUHQFH)UHH6WDWHKDVEHHQDILHUFHFRPSHWLWRUDQG WKH\ZHUHWKHRQO\VFKRROWKDWGHIHDWHGWKHWHDPODVWVHDVRQ |,WKLQN)UHH6WDWHVJRWDORWRINLGVFRPLQJEDFNDQGWKH\ ZHUHDSUHWW\JRRGWHDPODVW\HDU}&DOODJKDQVDLG |7KHFRPSHWLWLRQLVJRLQJWREHYHU\JRRGEHFDXVHSOD\LQJ XVLVHYHU\RQHVELJJHVWJDPHRIWKH\HDU7KH\ZLOODOOEH HVSHFLDOO\DPSHGWRSOD\}&KDPEHUVVDLG 7KHWHDPLVDOVRH[FLWHGWRSOD\LQGLVWULFWVFKRROV |(DVWLVDOZD\VDIXQJDPH,WVRXUULYDOU\DQGZHSOD\IRU WKHQXWFXS,WVMXVWZKDWZHSOD\IRULQWKHJDPHHYHU\\HDU :HZRQLWEDFNP\VRSKRPRUH\HDUDQGNHSWLWODVW\HDU} 9HUGLQLVDLG

18 PHOTO BY LEXI HARRIS

|,WKLQNWKHVHNLGVIHHOWKDWSUHVVXUHRIEHLQJDJRRGWHDP EXWQRPRUHWKDQDQ\RWKHU\HDU,WGRHVQWPDWWHULIZHZRQ WKHVWDWHFKDPSLRQVKLSRU2ODWKH6RXWKZRQLWWKH\HDUEH IRUHZHVWLOOZDQWWREHVWDWHFKDPSLRQVWKLV\HDU}&DOODJKDQ VDLG 1HLWKHU&KDPEHUVQRU9HUGLQLIHHODQ\PRUHSUHVVXUHWKDQ \HDUVSDVW7KH\UHMXVWH[FLWHGWKDWLWVWLPHWRSOD\DJDLQ ,QIDFWWKH\UHVRH[FLWHGWRSOD\WKH\UHQRWERWKHUHGE\ WKHKRWWXUIDQGORQJKRXUVRISUDFWLFHHYHU\GD\DIWHUVFKRRO |$WWKHEHJLQQLQJLWVDOLWWOHRYHUWKUHHKRXUVEXW&DO ODJKDQLVWU\LQJWRFXWEDFNDOLWWOHWRMXVWWKUHH}&KDPEHUV VDLG &DOODJKDQZDQWVWRSXVKKLVWHDPWRZRUNKDUGDQGEH VXFFHVVIXO |:HMXVWWDONDERXWJHWWLQJEHWWHUHDFKGD\}&DOODJKDQ VDLG $QGDOOWKDWKDUGZRUNKDVWRSD\RIIVRPHZKHUH |,PPRVWH[FLWHGIRUWKH)ULGD\QLJKWVUXQQLQJRXWRQWKH ILHOG,GRQWWKLQNWKHUHVDEHWWHUIHHOLQJWKDQUXQQLQJRXWRQ WKDWILHOG}&KDPEHUVVDLG


19


Arts&Entertainment

by jordan johnson --)DYRULWHPRYLHWRZDWFKDORW" -&|7KH:L]DUGRI2]}EHFDXVHLWWDONVDERXWKRSHDQG GUHDPVDQGLWWDONVDERXW.DQVDV --)DYRULWHVRQJRUEDQGRIDOOWLPH" -&%HDWOHVPXVLFDQG,OLVWHQWRDORWRIMD]]OLNH:\QWRQ 0DUVDOLV --)DYRULWHFRORUZKHQ\RX ZHUHOLWWOH" -&,WVVWLOOWKHVDPHSXUSOH --'R\RXKDYHDQ\NLGV" -&7ZRER\VZLWKP\ KXVEDQGDQGWKH\ERWKZHQW WKURXJK:HVW} --:KDWPRQWKZHUH\RX ERUQLQ" -&)HEUXDU\DQG,PDQ DTXDULXV} --:KDWPDJD]LQHGR\RXUHDGLQ\RXUVSDUHWLPH" -&,UHDGDPDJD]LQHFDOOHG|(GXFDWLRQ/HDGHUVKLS},WVD PDJD]LQHDERXWHGXFDWLRQDQGDGYDQFHVLQHGXFDWLRQDQG VWUXFWXUH --'R\RXOLNHWKHPRUQLQJRUQLJKW" -&,PDPRUQLQJSHUVRQ --&RNHRUSHSVL" -&&RNH=HUR --:KDWLV\RXUIDYRULWHVHDVRQ" -&,WVQRWZLQWHU,ZRXOGVD\VSULQJ EHFDXVHRIWKHUHQHZDO}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

20

The Grandmaster photo (cc): Found Animals Foundation

Q&A with Dr. Crain

MOVIE REVIEW

Y

by hannah lane

RXVKRXOGGHILQLWHO\JRVHH|7KH*UDQGPDVWHU}LI\RXOLNH0DUWLDO $UWVEHFDXVHWKHPRYHVLQLWDUHWRGLHIRU 7KHPRYLHVWDUWVZLWKWKHILUVW*UDQGPDVWHU*UDQGPDVWHU *RQJ+HJRHVWR6RXWKHUQ&KLQDWRORRNIRUVRPHRQHWREHWKHQH[W *UDQGPDVWHUDSHUVRQZKRFDQPL[WKH0DUWLDO$UWVVW\OHVRI1RUWKHUQ DQG6RXWKHUQ&KLQDWRJHWKHUZLWKOHWKDOSUHFLVLRQ,ZDVUHDOO\LQWULJXHGDW WKLVSRLQWEHFDXVHWKH\GHPRQVWUDWHWKHVW\OHVDQGWKHPLQGVHW QHHGHGWRSUDFWLFHFHUWDLQIRUPV :KLOHLQ&KLQD,SPHHWVD\RXQJPDQQDPHG,S 0DQ*RQJWHVWVKLPWRVHHLIKHKDVWKHDELOLW\ WREHWKHQH[W*UDQGPDVWHU$WILUVW,GLGQW XQGHUVWDQGWKHWHVWUHDOO\7KHWHVWZDVWRVHH LIKHFDQEUHDNDSLHFHRIIODWEUHDGZKLOHWKH *UDQGPDVWHUKROGVLW 6HHPVHDV\ULJKW",WKRXJKWVRWRREXW LWVQRW+HKDVWRWU\WRGRGJHDWWDFNVWKDWWKH *UDQGPDVWHUWKURZVDWKLPZKLOHVWLOOJRLQJWR EUHDNWKHEUHDG,SZLQVWKLVFKDOOHQJHWKRXJK WKURXJKDVHULHVRISUHFLVHPRYHVRIWKH:LQJ &KXQVW\OHRI0DUWLDO$UWV,WUHDOO\IDVFLQDWHGPH WKDWWKUHHVLPSOHPRYHVFRXOGEHVRHIIHFWLYH :KHQ,SEHFRPHVWKH*UDQGPDVWHUKHGHFLGHVWR VHWWOHGRZQKHPDUULHVDQGKDVFKLOGUHQZLWKDQROGIULHQG ,WGLGQWODVWORQJWKRXJKZLWKLQWKHQH[WWHQ\HDUVWKH-DSDQHVH LQYDGHG&KLQDDQGWRRNHYHU\WKLQJWKDW,SKDG+LVIDPLO\KLVIULHQGVDQG WKHKRQRUKHKHOGLQWKH0DUWLDO$UWVFRPPXQLW\+LVWZRGDXJKWHUVGLH DQGDWWKDWSRLQW,DPEDZOLQJP\H\HVRXWEHFDXVHLWVKRZVWKHSRRU G\LQJOLWWOHJLUO 7KDW\HDU,SGHFLGHVWRPRYHWR+RQJ.RQJWRJHWDZD\IURPWKH

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~7KH*UDQGPDVWHUZDVVRPHWKLQJ\RXFRXOGHDV LO\IROORZZLWKRXWNQRZLQJ0DUWLDO$UWVDQG\RXZRXOGVWLOOILQGLWFRROEXW WKLVPRYLHLVGHILQLWHO\IRU.XQJ)XDILFLRQDGRV ,WKDVDJUHDWSORWOLQHEXWLWFDQJHWNLQGRIFRQIXVLQJ<RXKDYHWR SD\DWWHQWLRQWRZKDWVJRLQJRQWREHDEOHWRIROORZLW

The trainer of a master gets his own movie. And lots of fighting scenes.


Arts&Entertainment

BBQ BATTLE GATES VS. OKLAHOMA JOEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

photo (cc): Marshall Astor

by spence lassalle

Gates and Oklahoma Joeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s are both well known barbeque restaurants by the people of Kansas City. But which one is better? I have gone to visit both locations and I can tell which one is better. :LWKVL[ORFDWLRQVLQ.DQVDVDQG0LVVRXUL*DWHVLV SUREDEO\RQHRIWKHPRVWORYHGUHVWDXUDQWVLQ.DQVDV&LW\ )DPRXVUDSSHU7HFK1QHKDVDQDOEXPQDPHGDIWHUWKH *DWHVPL[HGSODWHFDOOHG7KH*DWHV0L[HG3ODWH6LU0L[$ORW KDVDOVRPHQWLRQHG*DWHVLQRQHRIKLVVRQJ *DWHV%%4LVPRVWO\IDPRXVIRUWKHLUGHOLFLRXVVDXFH$V VRRQDVWKHVDXFHFDPHRXWLQSHRSOHDFURVVWKHZRUOG KDYHIDOOHQLQORYHZLWKLW $VVRRQDV\RXZDONWKURXJKWKHGRRUV\RXZLOOEHDVNHG WKHIDPRXVTXHVWLRQ|+LPD\,KHOS\RX"}7KHORJRRIWKH UHVWDXUDQWLVDPDQZHDULQJDOOEODFNZLWKDWRSKDWDQGFDQH 2NODKRPD-RHVKDVWKUHHORFDWLRQVDOOLQ.DQVDV7KLV UHVWDXUDQWLVQHZHUWKDQ*DWHV7KHILUVWPHDOSXUFKDVHGZDV LQ$SULO7KLVUHVWDXUDQWPD\KDYHIHZHUORFDWLRQVEXWLWV MXVWDVGHOLFLRXVFHOHEULW\FULWLF$QWKRQ\%RXUGDLQVD\V2NOD KRPD-RHVLVRQHRIWKHUHVWDXUDQWV\RXPXVWYLVLWEHIRUH \RXGLH,WKDVDOVREHHQOLVWHGDVWKHPDQOLHVWUHVWDXUDQWLQ $PHULFDE\0HQV+HDOWKPDJD]LQHWKDWVSUHWW\LPSUHVVLYH

GATES

OKLAHOMA JOEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

,ZDONULJKWLQDQGRUGHUP\IRRGDQGWKHODG\DVNHGPH |+LPD\,KHOS\RX"},RUGHUHGWKHPL[SODWHZKLFKFRPHV ZLWKKDPURDVWEHHIULEVDQGIULHVIRUMXVW,DOVR RUGHUHGWZRGULQNV$JUHDWGHDOIRUZKDWLVLQFOXGHG,W FRXOGHDVLO\ILOOWZRSHRSOH,PDGHDERXWVDQGZLFKHVDQG VPRWKHUHGWKHPLQWKHLUKHDYHQO\%%4VDXFH<RXJHWDJUHDW DPRXQWRIIULHVWRVKDUHZLWKWKHSHUVRQ\RXUHHDWLQJZLWK

$VVRRQDV\RXZDONLQWRWKHGRRUVRIWKLVEXV\UHVWDXUDQW \RXOOQRWLFHWKHUHLVORQJOLQH ,YLVLWHGWKH2ODWKHORFDWLRQ  ,ZDVOXFN\PRVWRIWKHWLPH,JRWKHUHVDORQJOLQHWKURXJK WKHGRRU:KHQ,JRWWRWKHFRXQWHU,RUGHUHGWKH%HHI%ULVNHW VDQGZLFKDWDSULFHRIDQGDVLGHRIIUHQFKIULHVDWWKH SULFHRIDQGRIFRXUVHDGULQN7KDWLVDJUHDWSULFHIRU WKHDPRXQWRIIRRG\RXJHW:KHQ\RXJHW\RXUIRRGLWWDNHV DZKLOHIRU\RXWRILQGDVHDW:KHQ\RXGRHQGXSILQGLQJD VHDWDQGVLQN\RXUWHHWKLQWR\RXUILUVWELWHRIIRRG\RXILQGWKH ZDLWZDVGHILQLWHO\ZRUWKLW

Oklahoma Joeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wins

21


Arts&Entertainment

Less Than Great a mini-review on 2 chainz’s anticipated album by spence lassalle

A

“B.O.A.T.S. II Me Time” by 2 Chainz

OPRVWHYHU\ERG\ZKROLVWHQVWRUDSNQRZVZKR&KDLQ]LV &KDLQ] RWKHUZLVHNQRZQDV7DXKHHG(SSV KDGDSRSX ODUDOEXPWKDWFDPHRXWODVW\HDUFDOOHG|%DVHGRQD758 6WRU\}|%2$76,,0H7LPH}IROORZVWKDWDOEXP7KHUHDUH DORWRIJXHVWDSSHDUDQFHVLQWKLVDOEXPLQFOXGLQJ/LO:D\QH )HUJLH3KDUUHOO:LOOLDPV'UDNH73DLQDPRQJPRUH ,GLGQWH[SHFWWRRPXFKIURPWKLVDOEXPEXW,ZDV LPSUHVVHGE\DFRXSOHRIWKHVRQJV,WKLQN3KDUUHOO:LOOLDPV PDNHVDJUHDWDSSHDUDQFHLQ|)HGV:DWFKLQJ}|)HGV:DWFK LQJ}LVDJRRGVRQJDQGLPLJKWKDYHHYHQOLNHGLWZLWKRXW 3KDUUHOO:LOOLDPVEXWLWZDVWKHILUVWVRQJ,OLVWHQHGWRDQG, GLGQWKROGXSDVZHOOWRWKHRWKHURQHV,UHDOO\HQMR\HGWKH EHDWRIWKLVVRQJEHFDXVH,WKLQNLWLVGLIIHUHQWIURPWKHRWKHUV ,DPDOVRDSUHWW\ELJIDQRI3KDUUHOO:LOOLDPVPXVLF 7KHVRQJ|8VHG}ZDVDQRWKHURIP\IDYRULWHVRQWKLV DOEXPPDLQO\EHFDXVHRIWKHEHDW DJDLQ EXWWKHEHDWNLQGRI VRXQGVVLPLODULQDOPRVWHYHU\VRQJRQWKLVDOEXP,ILQGWKDW RQDOPRVWHYHU\UDSDOEXP ,ZDVPXFKPRUHRIDIDQRIWKLVDOEXPWKDQ&KDLQ]V ODVWDOEXPEXWVWLOOQRWDVLPSUHVVHGDV,FRXOGYHEHHQ,GR WKLQN&KDLQ]LVRQHRIWKHEHWWHUUDSSHUVRQWKLVDOEXP FRPSDUHGWRZKRVIHDWXUHGRQWKHDOEXP,I\RX\RXOLNH &KDLQ]VSUHYLRXVZRUN,ZRXOGFRQVLGHUOLVWHQLQJWRWKH VRQJVRQ6SRWLI\RU<RXWXEHEHIRUH\RXSXUFKDVHWKHP2U MXVWEX\WKHVRQJVWKDW\RXOLNH,WVQRWZRUWKEX\LQJWKH ZKROHDOEXP

22

SNAPS

FOR

SAPS

Everyone Wants to Be a Poet

with an enthusiastic artistic culture, the starving artists group attracts poetic students

by gretchen yearsley

S

SRNHQZRUGSRHWU\KDVUHDOO\EORZQXSZLWKLQWKHODVW \HDU 7KHJURXS6WDUYLQJ$UWLVWVVWDUWHGODVW\HDUE\ JUDGXDWH$OH[LV3DWWHUVRQDQGVHQLRU-RUGDQ7\OHUKDV LQVSLUHGWKHSRHWVLQWKHVWXGHQWERG\ |,WVMXVWNLQGRIWDNHQRYHU,WKDVDQHQHUJ\RILWVRZQ DQG,FDQWUHDOO\VWRSLW,IHHOOLNHZHDUHJRLQJWRKDYHPRUH SHRSOHWKHQZHOONQRZZKDWWRGRZLWK}'\ODQ&DUWHUVSRQ VRUVDLG 7KHFOXELVDLPLQJIRUVRPHVWDWHZLGHUHFRJQLWLRQ7KH\ ZLOOEHHQWHULQJLQ/RXGHU7KDQ$%RPEZKLFKLVD.DQVDV &LW\SRHWU\FRPSHWLWLRQWKDWZLOOWDNHSODFHWKLV6SULQJ $OWKRXJKWKHJURXSZLOOEHFRPSHWLQJDWWKHGLVWULFWVODP DQG/RXGHU7KDQ$%RPEFRPSHWLWLRQLVQRWWKHPDLQIRFXV |:HZLOOEHYDJXHO\SUDFWLFLQJWRZDUGVFRPSHWLWLRQ%XW ZKDWZHPDLQO\GRLVWDNHRXURULJLQDOZULWLQJVDQGSUDFWLFH VSHDNLQJWKHPDQGWU\WRPDNHLWLQWRDSHUIRUPDQFHIRURXU

HYHQWV}7ULVWDQ3DUU6HQLRUVDLG 7KHFOXESXWRQPXOWLSOHSHUIRUPDQFHVODVW\HDU2QHZDV VRKLJKLQDWWHQGDQFHWKDWWKH/LWWOH7KHDWUHFRXOGQWHYHQKROG WKHDXGLHQFH7KH\DUHSODQQLQJWRVKRZFDVHWKHLUVSRNHQ ZRUGWKLV\HDUDOVR |$WOHDVWRQHRSHQPLFQLJKWHYHU\VHPHVWHUEXW,IHHOOLNH WKDWLVQWHQRXJK}&DUWHUVDLG 6WXGHQWVVHHPUHDOO\HDJHUDQGKDYHDOUHDG\EHHQDVN LQJZKHQWKHILUVWSHUIRUPDQFHZLOOEH |6WDUYLQJ$UWLVWVLVSUREDEO\P\IDYRULWHWKLQJDW:HVW:H ZRUNVKRSSUDFWLFHDQGLPSURYHRXUSHUIRUPLQJVNLOOV}(OL 6RXWKZLFN6HQLRUVDLG 0RQGD\QLJKWVDUHZKHQURRP$LVILOOHGZLWKWKHZRUGV RIWKHFUHDWLYHZULWHUV<RXFDQKHDUDVWKH\ZRUNWRJHWKHU UHYLHZLQJHDFKRWKHUVZRUNDQGWDONLQJDERXWWKHLQVSLUDWLRQ EHKLQGHDFKSLHFH


Arts&Entertainment

YOU DECIDED WHATâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S #HOT OR #NOT @Wehunder Sra. Hundertmark

@chloszep

@themercinater Ashley Mercer

#hotornot Hot... Spanish National Honor Society... woot woot... Chapter of the year!

compliment twitters like @smwcompliments1 #HOT

seniors not being able to shorten their schedule #hot #heat #somuchwarmth #heatstrokevictim

@hey_im_manny Luis Martinez

@han_londe hanna

@jmahrr Jennifer Mahr

The tardy music. #Not

the new pizza on the bridge #not #sogross

chacos #not

Blue Jasmine a movie review by andy gottschalk

W

RRG\$OOHQKDVVSHQWWKHODVWIHZ\HDUVFUHDWLQJURWH SLFWXUHVDERXWZKDWDUHVXSSRVHGWREHIXQQ\VRFLDO G\QDPLFVLQIRUHLJQORFDWLRQV|0LGQLJKW,Q3DULV} ZDVDWOHDVWLQVSLUHG%XW|9LFN\&ULVWLQD%DUFHORQD"}|7R 5RPHZLWK/RYH"}7KH\ZHUHXQOLNH$OOHQZKRDWDWLPHZDV SURGXFLQJVRPHRIWKHPRVWRIIEHDWDQGVW\OLVKILOPVFRPHG\ KDGVHHQ ,WVHHPVWKDWLQ|%OXH-DVPLQH}KLVODWHVWGHEXWKHDEDQ GRQVFRPHG\DOWRJHWKHUIRUDPXFKPRUHVHULRXVILOP)HZ WKLQJVDUHIXQQ\LQ|-DVPLQH}7KDWVEHFDXVHZKHQ\RXWDNH DVHULRXVDFWUHVVOLNH&DWH%ODQFKHWWDQGSXWKHULQDVWRU\ DERXWORVLQJLWOLNHUHDOO\ORVLQJLWPRQH\KXVEDQGVDQLW\ WKDWVHULRXVWKLQJVZLOOIROORZ -DVPLQHWKHWLWOHFKDUDFWHURIWKHPRYLHJRHVIURPKLJK ULVH1HZ<RUNWRKHUVWHSVLVWHUVFKHDS6DQ)UDQDSDUWPHQW

6KHVQRWDFFXVWRPHGWRWKLQJVOLNHODXQGU\DQGSDSHUSODWHV DQGZKHQVKHGRHVQWXQGHUVWDQGWKHFXOWXUHWKDWVKHV VWHSSHGLQWRVKHVYHU\YRFDODERXWLW |$Q[LHW\QLJKWPDUHVDQGDQHUYRXVEUHDNGRZQWKHUHV RQO\VRPDQ\WUDXPDVDSHUVRQFDQZLWKVWDQGXQWLOWKH\WDNH WRWKHVWUHHWVDQGVWDUWVFUHDPLQJ}VKHVD\VLQRQHRIWKH ILOPVPRVWWHOOLQJOLQHV %ODQFKHWWJLYHVRQHRIWKLV\HDUVEHVWSHUIRUPDQFHVLQ$O OHQVQHZIHDWXUH$VLIIURPD7HQQHVVHH:LOOLDPVSOD\&DWH DV-DVPLQHLVGUDPDWLFLQFOLQHGWRLPELELQJDQGVRPHKRZ PDQDJHVWRVWLUWKHSRWHYHQZKLOHWKHOLGLVRQ 6KHGLVUXSWVKHUVLVWHUVUHODWLRQVKLSVZLWKPHQILQGLQJ WKHPWRR|ORZ}IRUKHU|<RXUHPXFKEHWWHUWKDQWKHP}VKH VHHPVWRVD\6KHWULHVKHOSLQJRXWEXWHQGVXSPDNLQJ WKLQJVZRUVH

(DFKFKDUDFWHULQWKHPRYLHVHHPVWRKDYHWDNHQDOHV VRQIURP%ODQFKHWWWKDWLI\RXSHUIRUPUHDOO\ZHOO\RXPLJKW JHWDJRRGPRYLHRXWRILW %XWWKHZULWLQJDWWLPHVFDQWVXSSRUW%ODQFKHWWVSHUIRU PDQFH,WVXIIHUVIURPDQLQIODWHGVHQVHRILPSRUWDQFH,VLW OLNH$OOHQWRZULWHLQKHDWHGGLVFRXUVHVIURPRXWRIWKHEOXH" +HFHUWDLQO\SUDFWLFHVLWLQ|-DVPLQH}ZKHUHHYHU\VFHQH VHHPVDVXUJHQWDVDFOLPD[ 7KHPRYLHKDVJUHDWSRWHQWLDOEXWLWFDQWTXLWHVHHPWR XQGHUVWDQGLWVHOIWRQDOO\WRODQGDVVXFFHVVIXOO\DVRQHPLJKW KRSH7KHPRYLHERDVWVSRZHUIXOSHUIRUPDQFHVIURPXQVXV SHFWLQJDFWRUVDQG%ODQFKHWWPXVWFHUWDLQO\EHDFRQWHQGHU IRUWKH$FDGHP\$ZDUGIRU%HVW$FWUHVV LVLWWRRHDUO\WRVWDUW WKLQNLQJ" %XWOLNH-DVPLQHKHUVHOIWKHPRYLHVKDNHVDQG VWXPEOHVDQGQHYHUJUDVSVZK\LWNHHSVPHVVLQJXS


BACKPAGE From the Cartoonists Alex Ralston

SAG

AVERAGE WAISTBAND HEIGHT?

HIGHWATERS Chance Julian

Keep up! Follow @theSMWepic

/ theSMWepic


the epic. (Issue. 1)