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If there is one way to sum up the basketball career of senior guard Zane Johnson, it is the number on his jersey: three. For 10 years, Predrag Savovic (19992002) has held the University of Hawai‘i men’s basketball career three-point record at 178. But it now appears to be time for a changing of the (shooting) guard. After cementing himself as the school’s single-season three-point record holder last year (98), Johnson now has his sights set on becoming UH’s career leader in threes. And the Arizona Wildcat transfer did it in two years. “If you look at all the other guys that had the record, they did it in more than two seasons. If he had another year, he’d surpass that by far,” said senior guard Miah Ostrowski. Hawai‘i (15-13, 6-6 Western Athletic Conference) ends its regular season with Utah State (15-14, 6-6 WAC) tomorrow on senior night. Heading into the fi nal home stand for the Rainbow Warriors, Johnson is second on the school’s all-time three-point record list with 175. Though it may be an individual record that he is on the brink of breaking, Johnson, one of the Rainbow Warriors’ captains, is quick to share the credit. “It’s special because [my] hard work paid off. But it’s more of a team thing because, without my teammates, I wouldn’t have gotten there,” said Johnson. “He’s had, obviously, a positive impact,” head coach Gib Arnold said. “We’ve had winning seasons with him here and have been able to turn this program

around. He’s been a major part of that.” Johnson has proven to be a jack-of-all trades for the ’Bows this year. He is in the top three for most of the team’s statistics, including points, free throw percentage and assists. In addition, Johnson leads the team in three-pointers and steals. “He’s a good teammate,” said Ostrowski. “He’s willing to let other guys correct mistakes and let people know what they can do better at. If he sees things, he’ll let them know. It’s the kind of leadership you need from your captain.” Johnson also leads the Rainbow Warriors in minutes played. Throughout the 2012 season, Johnson has averaged 34.6 minutes of playing time per game. “He’s got the ability to always knock down that big shot, and I think he’s a good defender,” said Arnold. “He does a lot of things to affect winning [by] just being out there with his defense and his shot-making.” With this game being possibly his final one at Stan Sheriff Center, Johnson reflected upon his time as a Rainbow Warrior. “[It’s been] more than I expected. It’s good that we came in here and were able to turn the program around and bring more light to it,” Johnson said. All eyes will be on Johnson as UH fans hope to see him not only achieve personal glory, but also lead his team to victory – since the matchup will have a significant impact on the seeding for the 2012 WAC Tournament. “Shooters shoot, and he’s made a bunch. I hope he makes a ton this week and a ton more in the [WAC] Tournament,” said Arnold. “I hope he doesn’t just break [the record]; I hope he shatters it.”

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A female student was given a whiskey from two neatlydressed men she did not know at Mānoa Garden last Friday. She woke up six or seven hours later in an unknown off-campus apartment with no memory of what had transpired since receiving the drink. “This is the fi rst time we know of a situation like this,” said Campus Security Chief Wayne Ogino. He said that the use of date-rape drugs is known to occur “mainly at night clubs and places like that,” but this is “the fi rst time something like this has happened on campus.” Upon waking up, the student managed to leave the apartment, but did not know where she was. According to Ogino, she then wandered on foot until a passerby provided her with assistance. An investigation is ongoing, but Ogino said, “So far we don’t have any details on that [the residence where she awoke, or the perpetrators] because of her loss of memory. ... The investigation involves checking back on the time she was on campus to see if we can fi nd any witnesses. Hopefully we can get more details on who those two suspects are so we can follow up on them.”

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who referred her to Campus Security. An email alert about the incident was sent out Monday afternoon. “There was a big delay in reporting, but I’m glad she did. I believe she did because she was concerned about her fellow students. … I really give her a lot of credit for reporting it in the fi rst place,” said Ogino. Although Ogino said this incident is a fi rst, Leslie Cabingabang of the PAU Violence Against Women Program explained that the use of date-rape drugs probably happens more often than is formally reported. Asked how the Women’s Center responds to students who come in with a report of date rape or other abuse, Cabingabang said, “Whatever they want to share, however we can help.”

UNIVERSIT Y RESPONSE The alert sent out by Campus Security stressed vigilance and encouraged students to take safety precautions when drinking, eeven on campus. “Again, it comes to personal awareness and just beso ing careful,” said Ogino. in Kathy Xian of Girl Fest expressed a different opinex ion on Tuesday after news of the incident had come out. “Reading the comment from “R Campus Security and the way Ca the press has been taking this story, I really feel like the tone sto like, ‘Well, the victim should is li have known.’” hav

Xian said that warnings to be always on guard place responsibility on victims, not on perpetrators. On Wednesday, PAU Violence issued a reminder on its Facebook page that any sex without consent is rape. “We want the university community to know we do the best we can to send a message that we have zero tolerance for rape,” said Cabingabang. If you have any knowledge of the event, or think you may have been a victim, contact Campus Security at 956-6911 or HPD at 911. For more resources, go to www.kaleo.org

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes What: Men will be walking in high heels as part of this event, spreading awareness to stop rape, sexual assault and other gender violence. When: Wednesday, March 7; 11-2 p.m. Where: Hawai‘i Hall Lawn

Sexual Assault Prevention Awareness Event What: A sex assault detective and a counselor from the Sex Abuse Treatment Center will talk about HPD procedures and what victims and witnesses can expect after reporting a sex assault, as well as Sex Abuse Treatment Center procedures and medical issues. When: Wednesday, April 11; 12-1 p.m. Where: Campus Center 308


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Hifi Coop grand opening Hawai‘i Fashion Incubator seeks to advocate the up-and-coming fashion industry in Hawai‘i. Head to Ward Warehouse to celebrate the grand opening of Hifi Coop, a multipurpose business that features a local boutique, a photo studio, a special workroom equipped with sewing supplies and much more. You’ll have a chance to meet Cosmic Bobbins, a designer of upcycled handbags, view winning looks from February’s DesignU competition on live models, and learn new projects and tricks from local artists. Cost: Free When: Saturday, March 3; 10 a.m. to Sunday, March 4; 3 p.m. Where: Hifi Coop at Ward Warehouse; 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Contact: www.hawaiifashion.org

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African American Jazz Heritage Concert Head over to the Doris Duke Theatre for a rare gathering of some of Hawai‘i’s talented jazz artists, including Chuck James, Miles Jackson, Reggie Padilla, Jason Gay and Rhea Fox. They will play tributes to legends in jazz such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and others.

Greensky Bluegrass is no ordinary bluegrass band. As Rolling Stone magazine put it, “they’re representing the genre for a whole new generation.” This weekend, the group will be featuring music from its new album “Handguns.” Cost: $15, $20 When: Friday, March 2; 10 p.m. Where: The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Ave. Contact: 808-521-2903

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18th Annual Honolulu Festival The Honolulu Festival returns this year with the theme “Pacific Harmony,” ref lecting the vision of sharing other Pacific region cultures with Hawai‘i. The three-day extravaganza will feature dance and music performances, art demonstrations and a grand parade through Waikīkī on Sunday.

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Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra 2012 Masterworks Season: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony In its first performance of the season, the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra will play works by Weber, Mozart and Beethoven. It will be conducted by Naoto Otomo and feature Lisa Nakamichi on the piano. Support and enjoy the rebirth of the classical music scene in Hawai‘i.

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Do nice guys finish last? JUSTIN F R ANCISCO Associate Opinions Editor

Consider the analogy of an infamous race: the tortoise and the hare. Hare: A person, typically male, who acts in accordance with his personal desires, regardless of the repercussions that are predictably inflicted upon others – the “asshole.” Tortoise: A person with a greater concern for others than himself – the “nice guy.” Hares’ lust for immediate gratification is fueled by excitement and vigor, making them appealing. Quick to make a move, they are detached and hardly affected by rejection – and are willing to try again with someone else on a moment’s notice. But how can you blame them? Hares will be hares not only because they see results, but also because they are

fun, compared to their reluctant and bland competitors. These “results” are supplemented by their extreme confidence in what they do. On the contrary, tortoises are thoughtful, careful and slow to action. Their overt passivity allows people to take advantage of them. They permit people to pass them by, unnoticed, and are then forgiving of it. Often, their own motives are suppressed by a fear of the unknown, and they resolve the situation by finding security in their shells. Neither tortoise nor hare characteristics are necessarily bad. In defense of hares, there is nothing wrong with being confident, assertive and fun-loving. However, assholes are also characterized by hubris and aggression, obvious problems. The solution is to fi nd moderation in tortoise and hare qualities.

And a person shouldn’t be compartmentalized as either a tortoise or a hare; someone can demonstrate hare qualities in a majority of his endeavors, but become the tortoise for a special race. Every race is different; some are more important than others. One race might be a marathon that lasts, while others are 100-meter sprints over in seconds. It all depends what, or who, you’re running for. In the short term, hares are capable of expending a lot of energy that yields immediate results. But as the story goes, when played out, the hare ends up sleeping – alone. Tortoises out there may witness hares fl ashing by you now, but if you retain your ways, remain steadfast and keep fi ghting, you’ll eventually come out on top – even if this race does last for years.

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Sports

Welch makes his return M ARC A R AK AKI Sports Editor After finishing his freshman season leading the team with 1.09 blocks per set, sophomore middle blocker Shane Welch came into the 2012 season with high expectations. But an offseason injury that tore a meniscus in his left knee left Welch sidelined for the season’s opening. “Christmas morning, playing some beach volleyball with my friends, I dropped down pretty low and my legs didn’t come with me. I fell down, and about 10 minutes later, I said, ‘who’s going to take me to the hospital,’” Welch said. Welch struggled to adjust to not playing. “Sitting on the bench really hurts because I want to get out there and I know I want to do something,” he said. But after spending time rehabilitating the injury, Welch says he feels healthy. “It feels great. We have great athletic trainers here at UH and they fixed my knee right on up,” Welch said. “That’s one of the reasons

why I’m here in Hawai‘i, just ’cause the support’s phenomenal and they take care of their athletes.” Taking a break from MPSF play last weekend allowed head coach Charlie Wade to play more than the maximum amount of players allowed by the conference. And it also meant a chance for Welch to get on the court in competition for the fi rst time this season. “We’ve got a lot of depth, and it’s only depth if you play them,” Wade said. “With the [exhibition] format, we were able to get [18] guys in there. Usually in our league, you’re limited to 14. It’s good to get them out there, and they definitely deserve to get a shot. “He [Welch] has been getting close, and it’s good for him – get out there and start getting him in the mix. Hopefully [he’ll] help us win some matches as we move forward.” “It feels great to get in the swing of things,” Welch said. “I love volleyball, so the more reps I get, the more time I have on the court, the better I feel. The more I get into it, the more you’ll see me produce on the court.”

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