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iPad comes to Verizon On Thursday Verizon Wireless announced it will begin selling Apple’s iPad across its 2,000 stores on Oct. 28. Prices of the iPad will range from $500 to $830 depending upon the specific features. AT&T also announced that it will start selling iPads in addition to Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Target. There are also rumors that Apple’s iPhone will be coming to Verizon in early 2011.

October brings Katy Trail pancreatic cancer research walk

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On Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. students, faculty and staff will be able to attend informal drawing lessons at Meadows Museum. The lessons will be conducted by artist Ian O’Brien and be centered around the museum’s permanent collection. Those participating are strongly encouraged to bring some of their own materials, including a sketchpad and pencils. Attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

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By MEREDITH SHAMBURGER Senior Staff Writer mshamburge@smu.edu

boobies Graphic by HELENA BOLOGNA

Schools ban support bracelets By MACKENZIE O’HARA Contributing Writer mohara@smu.edu

“I [heart] boobies!” That is the saying found on colorful bracelets worn by students all over the country to show their support for breast cancer research. The bracelets were created as a part of the “I Love Boobies” campaign by the California based, non-profit Keep A Breast Foundation to increase breast cancer awareness among teenagers. Today, the foundation has done more than raise awareness; it has sparked a controversial debate. Many educators around Texas and

the country say the language on the bracelets is not appropriate for the classroom. They argue that the word “boobies” is against dress code policies that prohibit students from wearing anything with sexually suggestive language or images. “It’s all about context,” said Mark Knize of the Administration Department at Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas. The school doesn’t allow students to wear the bracelets during school because not everyone knows they are for a good cause, and those who don’t immediately assume they are about

something sexual, he said. School administrations that have been banning the bracelets don’t have a problem with the support of breast cancer research that the bracelets have promoted among students. Instead, they feel the word “boobies” isn’t appropriate for their students to be wearing. When asked if she had a problem with students wearing the bracelets in class, Tracy Schandler, a teacher at the Hockaday School in Dallas said, “I don’t think ‘boobies’ is a bad word, and if it makes teens aware then I

Don’t expect everyone at the groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center to be a supporter of the Bush administration. Peace activists are planning to protest the Nov. 16 ceremony in an attempt to make sure that the library doesn’t whitewash over Bush’s record. “We as citizens must take it upon ourselves to make sure that truth is not buried by spin doctors,” Trish Major, communications director of the Dallas Peace Center, told The Dallas Morning News. Officials are expecting thousands of visitors during the ceremony. SMU is working with area officials and the Secret Service to plan security and traffic details, but

told the DMN that nothing has been finalized. Protest officials say the protest won’t be directed at Bush personally, but rather at his record and his White House legacy. The protestors will include peace activists from across Texas and some members of the clergy. “We saw advisers who said torture was permissible under U.S. law,” Major told the DMN. “We’ve seen economic policy that favors the rich over the poor. We’ve seen unprecedented power invested in the executive branch that has never been quite as blatant. And we’ve seen diminished civil rights with the Patriot Act.” The ceremony will take place a week after the Nov. 9 release date of Bush’s autobiography, “Decision Points.” Construction for the Bush Library is expected to be completed in 2013.

RESCUE

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SPORTS

On Saturday Oct. 23 the 2nd annual Margaret Wilson Memorial Walk will take place on the Katy Trail. The walk will start from Reverchon Park and participants will walk with more than 250 people to help raise money for pancreatic cancer. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of the logistics. A $50 minimum donation fee is required, and all proceeds go to directly to pancreatic cancer research.

ONLINE SURVEY

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In this photo Luis Urzua, center, sings Chile’s national anthem next to Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera, right, and rescue workers, behind, after his rescue from the mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, on Wednesday.

What was your favorite fried treat at the Texas State Fair? Fried Frito pie: 31% Fried beer: 15% Fried margaritas: 0% Fried cookie dough: 38% Fried Twinkie: 15% The results of this survey are not scientific and reflect only the views of those who voted online. To take part in future polls, go to smudailycampus.com

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SMU runningback Chris Butler stiff arms Tulsa runningback Shawn Jackson as he tries to run for positive yardage last Saturday at Ford Stadium. SMU plays the United States Naval Academy this weekend in Annapolis.

SMU to take on Navy By JORDAN JENNINGS Sports Editor jjennings@smu.edu

The Mustangs pack their bags for away game number three against Navy this weekend in Annapolis, Md. It is the Ponies final non-conference game of 2010. It is Navy’s first home game after three weekends of travel. Navy is currently 3-2 on the season, after a close 28-27 victory over Wake

Forest on Oct. 9. The Midshipmen are currently ranked No. 3 in the country in pass defense, 10th in rushing offense, 18th in turnover margin, 21st in kickoff returns and 23rd in scoring defense. Last weekend, the Mids beat Wake Forest in the final seconds when senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs connected with wide receiver Greg Jones for a six-yard touchdown pass.

Dobbs had his best game of the season with 22 carries for 100 yards and two touchdowns. He has also completed eight-of-19 passes for 94 yards and two touchdowns against Wake Forest. Dobbs has tallied 14 touchdowns in Navy’s famous triple option offense this season to lead the nation in scoring.

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Obama hails Chilean president for miners’ rescue ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has congratulated the president of Chile on the rescue of the 33 miners who had been trapped underground for more than two months. Obama told Sebastian Pinera by telephone Thursday that the operation was a tribute not only to the determination of the

rescue workers and the government of Chile, but also to the miners themselves and the Chilean people. Obama said they have “inspired the world.” The White House says Pinera thanked Obama, the U.S. government and the American companies and people who helped with the rescue. The miners enjoyed their first full day of freedom Thursday.


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The Daily Campus

Knockouts: the Hooters of barbershops By PAT TRAVER

were chosen for the 2011 edition, which Diaz said should be coming out sometime this month. “It’s gonna be a good one this year,” Diaz said. “I saw some of the pictures,” Traylor said. “And they’re pretty risqué.” For more information on Knockouts, their locations and any of their services, visit www.knockouts. net.

Copy Editor ptraver@smu.edu

Meet your new barber: She is a young and attractive stylist wearing booty shorts and a tight shirt. Instead of shelves and a stylist’s rack, she keeps her shears and razors in a Craftsman tool chest. To top it all off, when customers walk through the door, she hands them a free beer. Welcome to Knockouts: Haircuts for Men. Located on the corner of Greenville Avenue and University Boulevard, Knockouts is not just another corner barbershop, according to Christen Allen, the director of salon operations. “We have professional female staff who wear a uniform that is becoming to most male clients,” Allen said. “And we are a full service salon.” Stephanie Mullinax, Knockouts’ sales and marketing coordinator, said that the idea for a salon for men originated when Tom Friday got tired of paying $70 for a haircut at his wife Karen’s salon. “He wanted to start something guys would feel comfortable with,” she said. There are 38 Knockouts franchises open in 11 states, and 450 have been sold around the country. Twenty-three are in Texas, and 19 of them are in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, including the original Knockouts location in Addison. Allen said that they have doubled their number of open locations every year so far, and they hope to continue doing so. In addition to haircuts and hair treatments (like coloring and texturing), the salon offers services such as manicures and pedicures,

Campus Events October 17-19

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Tate Lecture

5 p.m. in McFarlin Audi torium. Michael J. Fox will speak as apart of the Tate Lecture Series. The event has limited seating.

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Knockouts: Haircuts for Men, is located on University and Greenville. The salon offers haircuts, manicures, pedicures and facials for men.

mini facials, waxing and massages. The Greenville location is currently looking for a new masseuse. Stylist Jessyca Traylor said she likes to call Knockouts a “mini man-spa,” a place for men to come and feel comfortable. “It’s a one-stop shop for guys,” Traylor said. “And it’s not other women in here getting it done, so they don’t feel weird about it.” David Akin, who has been a regular customer at the Greenville location for four months, said that you get “a really good haircut for one thing.” He also prefers Knockouts for the “free beverages, hot towel [on the face],” and his favorite thing is “the straight razor on the back of the neck.” Stylist Estefany Lopez used to work at a women’s salon. She said that she likes

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Quizbowl

5 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom. Score points for your team or cheer on other students as apart of the Homecoming festivities.

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working at Knockouts because of the relaxed environment. “You don’t have to deal with women,” Lopez said. “It’s laid back and everyone gets along. And guys are better tippers.” Regardless of the Knockouts Girls’ uniforms, Allen said that Knockouts prides itself on being a family friendly establishment. “We wanted to create an atmosphere that is a guy’s place,” she said. “It’s a big thing for us to make sure that everybody feels welcome.” Knockouts offers haircuts for kids, and the stylists at the Greenville location said that men often bring their girlfriends or wives and families with them. The franchise also raises money regularly for a variety of charities. In 2008, the Knockouts Girls helped the

Police Reports OCTOBER 11

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8:20 a.m. McElvaney Hall/ 6000 Bishop Blvd. A police officer reported damage to ceiling tiles at this location. Open.

5:36 p.m. Mary Hay Hall/3323 Peyton Parkway. A staff member reported someone struck his vehicle and failed to leave identification. Open.

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University Worship

11 a.m. Worship is held in Perkins Chapel every Sunday. The sermons are given by Chaplain Steve Rankin.

SMU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon in their quest to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which helps fund childhood cancer research. Mullinax said the fraternity had its rushing members participate in the fundraiser by shaving their heads for money. She said one member raised more than $11,000 by himself. Aside from charity work, the Knockout Girls are expected to pose in photo shoots. Lopez said that it is considered “an honor” to be selected for the Knockout Girls calendar. Two stylists, manager Romona Diaz and Ashley Rivers from the Greenville location,

8:49 p.m. Dedman Center For Lifetime Sports/6000 Airline Rd: A student reported theft of his wallet from a cubicle. Open.

12:59 p.m. Moore Hall/Bike Rack/5810 Hillcrest. A student reported theft of her bicycle. Open.

Services Provided:

Shampoo and haircut: $25 Mani: Pedi: Cut:

$35 $45 $25

Mini facial:

$15


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Another Mids standout is outside linebacker Aaron McCauley who had 13 tackles against Wake Forest. He currently is second on the team for tackles (42), tied for first with seven tackles for a loss, and has two sacks this season. The Mids and Mustangs will battle it out for the Gansz Trophy, created in 2009 to honor coaching legend Frank Gansz who once played at Navy and coached at SMU. SMU won their last nonconference away game in 1998 against Navy, 214-11. SMU currently has a 19-game non-conference roadlosing streak. However, the Mustangs are off to their best start (4-2, 3-0 C-USA) since 1986, when the team started 5-1. The ‘Stangs’ only losses this season have been to nonconference competitors, Texas Tech and TCU. Last weekend, SMU star quarterback Kyle Padron threw more than 300 yards for the fourth time in his career. Padron threw 381 yards and

three touchdowns for the 21-18 win over Tulsa last Saturday at Gerald J. Ford Stadium. He is currently ranked 18th in total offense. The Ponies were 21-7 in the third quarter against Tulsa, however the Golden Hurricane was able to decrease the deficit following a field goal by Tulsa’s Kevin Fitzpatrick and a second touchdown by quarterback G.J. Kinne in the fourth quarte. Mustang wide receiver Aldrick Robinson had 118 yards receiving, including five catches for the 10th 100-yard game of his career, totaling 143 receptions overall and ranking him ninth at SMU. He also ranks 20th in receiving yards per game in the country. Defensive end Margus Hunt also set a record in the game against Tulsa, after blocking a 45-yard field

goal attempt in the first quarter. The block was Hunt’s ninth in his career, setting an SMU record and tying for sixth in NCAA history. He also tied for third in NCAA history for blocking his sixth field goal. Last year, Navy beat SMU 38-35 in overtime, after Mids’ Joe Buckley notched a 24-yard field goal. Dobbs also rushed for 224 yards against SMU. Kickoff in Annapolis at NavyMarine Corps Memorial Stadium is set for 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday. The game will be nationally televised by CBS College Sports. The Mustangs will return to the Hilltop the following weekend for their Homecoming game against the Houston Cougars.


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Homophobic insensitivity leads to student death STAFF

A few weeks ago, a 19-year-old boy named Zach Harrington went to a city council meeting in his hometown of Norman, Oklahoma, in which a resolution was passed recognizing the city’s LGBT community. Harrington, who was gay, had to endure three hours of debate over the resolution, during which time homophobes spewed awful rhetoric and made it clear that, in their eyes, people like Harrington aren’t Nathaniel French welcome in their city. A week later, Harrington killed himself. This was not an isolated incident. According to Slate Magazine, this was the sixth suicide by a gay teenager in four months. Six. In four months. One of them, Seth Walsh, was 13 years old. What kind of country are we living in? What kind of country are we living in when a young man can feel so hopeless as to end his life when it is just beginning? What kind of country are we living in when bigots feel free to express prejudice and hate with such abandon? What kind of country are we living in when so many people, young and old, feel they should be ashamed of who they are and hide part of their identity? We choose the world we want to inhabit. We have created a culture in which the word “gay” is a synonym for “lame” or “stupid.” We have created a culture in which gay couples are denied the same basic rights as straight ones. We have created a culture in which openly gay patriots cannot serve alongside straight ones to protect their country. In which, in many states, gay people cannot adopt children. In which a religion that teaches us to love our brothers and sisters has been perverted into a tool of hatred and exclusion. In which six young people can kill themselves and still all these things are true. It’s time to change. It’s time to stand up and say we will not let this happen here. It’s the bigots and the homophobes who should feel ashamed and excluded, not the gay men and women they seek to destroy. The next time you hear someone use the word “gay” in a derogatory way, tell them their hate will not win out. The next time you see a gay person treated badly, stand by his side. The next time a politician gets on an anti-gay soapbox in the hopes of winning votes, make it clear that she won’t be representing you much longer. The next time there’s a measure on your ballot to deny equal rights to gay couples, send a resounding message that in America, we believe in liberty and justice for all. We choose the world we want inhabit. I choose a world of hope and love and equality. I hope you’ll join me. Nathaniel French is a senior theater major. He can be reached for comment at nfrench@smu.edu.

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Student suffers ‘bureaucratic torture’ to obtain re-entry visa I am a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering of Lyle School of Engineering and left SMU last December to visit my family in Iran after four years. On the way to Iran, I had a visa interview in the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai for a re-entry visa since Iranian students hold single-entry visa. The procedure for obtaining the re-entry visa procedure comes with a lot of uncertainties and complexities that most Iranian students don’t take the risk to leave the States unless they have to. Being far from family and friends for a long time was enough for me to take the risk and buy a flight ticket to Iran. Everything went well in the visa interview, and I was granted the visa but had to wait for further “administrative processing” which usually takes 60 days according to the website of the U.S. Department of State. I took this number as a reference for the visa waiting time and planned my trip based on that. Two months, the average visa waiting time, quickly passed but the administrative processing of my visa called “clearance” was still going. I was assigned to be a teaching assistant for a lab in the engineering department for spring semester and further delay meant cancelling my classes. One hundred and fifty days passed but no news from the visa. During this time, I missed the spring semester, lost TA classes, delayed graduation and paid penalties to delay the return ticket. In May, I was notified that my visa was ready for pick up. I sent my passport to the consulate to get it back with the stamped visa. I said farewells to family and friends, confirmed the return ticket and

packed my luggage. After few days, my passport returned but without the visa! I was confused and speechless thinking about all arrangements I had made for coming back to the U.S. The U.S. consulate response to this incident saying, “Unfortunately, in some cases, new information will require us to return the passport to the applicant without the visa because an additional check is required. Individuals whose names are extremely common are also more likely to experience this problem.” I had to wait for another period of time-wasting bureaucracy. The question that plagued my mind was, “What can this new information be?” Of course, I didn’t believe the response of the consulate that my name caused the trouble since the next incidents proved otherwise. After one month, I was informed that I should ask my advisor to provide a letter describing my research goals, applications, technologies used as well as the funding agency. So, my research topic was the problem, not my name. The U.S. Consulate asked about this letter six months after the interview where I had provided my recent CV and research abstract during the interview. I was wondering why the consulate didn’t ask this information right after the interview. After sending the research description letter to the consulate, three weeks later the good news appeared on my visa status webpage. My visa was ready for pick up. I sent my passport to the consulate like the previous time, but my passport returned without the

visa again! I was running out the patience. I started to feel like I was riding an emotional roller coaster whose driver was the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai, and apparently this driver was not responsible at all. Sending the passport to the consulate, flying to Dubai and staying there for couple of days was costly and time-consuming. However, the consulate indicated that it was insensitive to these physical and emotional hassles that I experienced. I was familiar with the bureaucracy and paper work, which are common in governmental offices, but this “bureaucratic torture” was something I never before experienced in my life neither in Iran nor in the U.S. Finally, after nine months and nine days, I received my re-entry visa at the end of September, one month into the fall semester. My visa case clearly shows the irregularities and misconducts that were done during my visa review and further highlights the need for revising the re-entry visa regulations. If not all, most of reentry visa applications are approved. This is a sure sign that these visa reviews are unnecessary. The repeated checks of the same people with the same conditions does not serve any security purpose and just alienates people from their friends and family and distracts the consular attention from people who may wish ill for the U.S. Ali Moslemi is a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering. He can be reached for comments or questions at amoslemi@smu.edu.

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International cooperation and technological innovations result in successful rescue of Chilean miners OPINION EDITOR

Thirty-three miners, 69 days, 1,640 feet below the surface. Despite these daunting numbers, on Wednesday, months of global cooperation led to a successfull rescue of all 33 miners from the depths of a collapsed Chilean desert Adriana Martinez mine. Mine collapses and other fatal mining accidents have plagued modern history,

leading to the deaths of innumerable workers in years past. Yet, today’s technology, coupled with an informed and involved international community, shifted this paradigm. Because international media sources provide a constant stream of tragedies occurring around the world, it is all too easy to be pessimistic. However, Wednesday’s incredible rescue, broadcast internationally, resulted in a renewed sense of hope. It is all too clear that technological advances are having real and immediate positive effects around the world. No longer are accidents, like mine collapses,

predetermined to be catastrophic. The best allocation of resources from around the world expedited the logistical strategy for the rescue and resulted in 33 safe miners throughout the 69 day ordeal. This success story should be a source of optimism for every citizen of the world. The global community has proven that it can effectively unite in defense of the common good.. Adriana Martinez is a political science, public policy, French and history major. She can be reached for comments or questions at adrianam@smu.edu.

Letter to the Editor Adam Ingram’s op-ed in last Wednesday’s issue of The Daily Campus (“Students should be aware of women’s rights movement,” Oct. 6) interested us because it touches on a topic about which we are planning a conference to be held on campus next spring. Mr. Ingram notes that this year, American women earning college degrees will outnumber their male counterparts by a 3-2 margin. (American women have been outnumbering American men who graduate from college since the early 1980s.) We

wonder about the implications of this demographic fact. Are the professions changing as women enter them in ever greater numbers? Do women still face obstacles (such as the infamous glass ceiling) as they pursue their careers? How are things changing for men already in the professions, and others aspiring to join them? Will a greater number of women at any rank in professional life bring about social changes—and if so, what kind? We thank Mr. Ingram for bringing the issue to the attention of The Daily Campus readers. We hope

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that many of them will join us on Saturday, March 26, 2011, as we explore these issues with academics, local professionals, and SMU alumni representing law, medicine, engineering, the corporate and political worlds and the clergy. Sincerely, Professor Anne Lincoln, Sociology Dean Peter Moore, Dedman College Professor Beth Newman, Director,


Arts & Entertainment

The Daily Campus

Friday, October 15, 2010 •

OPERA

EVENTS

Stunning soprano dons role of ingénue for Dallas debut By LAUREN SMART A&E Editor lsmart@smu.edu Don Giovanni is one of the most infamous womanizers of entertainment history, and he is returning to the Dallas stage under the prolific direction and design of John Pascoe. The opera is performed frequently around the world and combines elements of comedy, tragedy and the supernatural. The Commendatore Scene is one of the most eminent scenes in all of opera. The title role of the Dallas Opera’s production of Mozart’s classic work will be performed by the dashingly handsome, Tony award winning, Brazilian baritone Paolo Szot, who is surrounded by a cast of equally attractive and talented female performers upon whom his character, Giovanni, preys. The time period of this production, which originated at the Washington National Opera, is the 1940s with an underlying theme of fascism. Soprano Ailyn Perez, who will be playing the ingénue Zerlina, said that this setting highlights the brutality of the story in a way that modern audiences can better understand. “This opera explores the themes of the faithfulness of women, men behaving badly and what liberty means,” Perez said. “And I really think that these show up well because of the updated setting.” Perez has performed as many of opera’s leading ladies all over the world, most recently as Violetta in the Royal Opera House’s tour of “La Traviata” in Toyko. In Dallas, Perez will be playing a more innocent character than usual. “[Zerlina] is fun to play,” Perez said. “The roles I sing tend to be die-hard heroines. It’s fun to play the ingénue who doesn’t die in the end.” This is Perez’s debut performance in Dallas, and she said she could not have asked for a cast with more chemistry and energy to work with.

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students to attend. Opening night will be simulcast to the brand new amphitheater in the Annette Strauss Square for a free night of opera under the stars. Throughout the season, there are student rush tickets for $25 that can be purchased 90 minutes before the show. Both of these opportunities are great ways to explore the Arts District and opera. “Don Giovanni” opens Oct. 22 and runs through Nov. 7. For more MICHAEL DANSER/The Daily Campus information visit, Ailyn Perez, left, playing the role of Zerlina, Paulo Szot as Don Giovanni, Claire Rutter, standing, www.dallasopera. as the Queen Alvira and Georgia Jarman as Donna Anna, star in The Dallas Opera’s production of org. “Don Giovanni,” premiering Oct. 22 at the Winspear Opera House. For more of the interview with Ailyn “Jonathan Pell [artistic director] lines in a new way,” Perez said. “This Perez, visit smudailycampus.com. is renowned for casting,” Perez said. makes the story more intimate and “It’s great that he thought of me to be more a part of our modern culture.” a part of this young, vibrant cast.” “Don Giovanni” was premiered for What’s so important to Perez the first time Oct. 29, 1787, and more about working with this specific cast is than 220 years later, it is a testimony their willingness to fully explore their to the persistence of art. roles for more than just what’s going For those who have never seen on vocally. an opera before, this is a fun and “Every artist in the cast is more accessible story, and The Dallas open and more willing to play the Opera has made it easier than ever for

First Texas State Veggie Fair takes place Saturday By LAUREN SMART A&E Editor lsmart@smu.edu

If you’re tired of the corny dogs, turkey legs and chicken fried bacon in Fair Park, DallasVegan has an event you won’t want to miss. Saturday marks the launch of what will hopefully be an annual event: The Texas State Veggie Fair. DallasVegan.com began as a blog in 2008 and is committed to providing vegan news and supporting businesses that are animal-cruelty free. This one of a kind event will take place throughout the day presenting a wide variety of food and entertainment in an animalcruelty-free environment. There will be a Vegan Fried Food Contest with judges including executive chefs and food critics from throughout the metroplex. There will be live music from a mixture of genres, including rock, acoustic and electronic.

There will also be clowning acts and fire dancers. Similar to the State Fair of Texas, the Texas State Veggie Fair will be selling different kinds of food, but as you might have guessed, the food will be entirely Vegan. There will be Vegan corny dogs, Frito pie and funnel cakes. There will also be representation from local and national organizations that support animal rights or other related issues. This day-long event will take place at the Phoenix Project which is located on Haskell Street, just west of Fair Park. Whether you plan to stop by for the entire day or just for a few moments, make sure you chow down on the unique range of food, and grab a dog-shaped balloon from one of the clowns. For more information, visit DallasVegan.com.

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For solutions to our Sodoku puzzles, checkout our website at www.smudailycampus.com/puzzles. © 2010 Michael Mepham. Distributed by Tribune Media Services. All rights reserved.

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News

• Friday, October 15, 2010

The Daily Campus

Crime statistics released for main, Plano, Taos campuses By MEREDITH CARLTON Associate News Editor mcarlton@smu.edu

On Friday Oct. 1, the SMU Police Department released its annual security and fire safety report that showed drug violation arrests, liquor law violation arrests and forcible sex offenses are up on the main campus

and its surrounding area since 2007. The report covers SMU’s main campus, the SMU-in-Plano campus and the SMU-in-Taos campus. It is published every year in agreement with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The report is thorough with

its descriptions and is organized into a number of categories that include campus security, several campus policies and various ways of notifications. Most students and faculty will be impressed with the easy to read chart that reports the criminal incidents within the immediate area of each of the three campuses over the

past three years. From 2007 to 2009, none of the three campuses reported murder, manslaughter or non-forcible sex offenses. The only criminal reports for the SMU-in-Plano campus entail one motor vehicle theft and one drug violation arrest, both of which occurred in 2008 on public property.

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Limited crime was also reported on the SMU-in-Taos campus. Burglary occurred two times on campus, once in 2008 and 2009, and a number of judicial referrals were reported for liquor law, drug and weapon violations from 2008 to 2009. Most of the reported crime comes from the main campus. From 2008

there has been a decrease in reported arson, weapons violation arrests and burglary (by one incident). New additions to the 2009 report include a missing student policy and notification, an annual fire safety report and an emergency response and an evacuation procedures and policy report.

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TREAT offers students Social Media workshop evenings to boast talents coming for worship leaders By STEPHANIE EMBREE Contributing Writer sembree@smu.edu

Walking into the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, one can hear the sound of a microkorg keyboard, acoustic guitar and human beat box booming from the M Lounge. The stage and the crowd welcome all talents with a comfortable atmosphere every other Thursday night starting at 10 p.m. Program Council and the Talent Recruitment Entertainment Agency Team (TREAT) offer Open Mic Night because they want the event to be “an alternative to going out and drinking on Thursday night,” TREAT leader Evan Kasper said. The original reason for the open invitation was described by Trigg Burrage, president of TREAT, as an opportunity for “students who aren’t Meadows majors to perform for other students casually.” For those wanting to take part, all they have to do is show up and be prepared to perform. And from that night on, TREAT puts the performers name in their system. TREAT’s purpose is to act as a talent agent. “Students can be nurtured, and TREAT can turn part time artists into

professional performers,” Burrage said. Amid 10 to 20 acts each, Open Mic Night strives for great variety. “We have tons of musicians, poets, singers, beat boxers, dramatic readings,” Kasper said. “We’re up to anything.” One of the recent acts was freshman Andrew Pinkowitz. He showed off his beat boxing skills in both solo and in collaboration with Kasper. “Open Mic Night has a cool environment, with open minded, artistic people. It’s a fun [environment] where you can feed off of people,” Pinkowitz said. Also among those performing was sophomore Jen Nguyen who sang and played guitar to her original song, “Free.” Other acts included an instrumental song, a poetry piece and various collaborations. If you have gained some skill from Guitar Hero, have some crazy talent that you have not found a place for or want to sing somewhere other than your shower, the stage and microphone are open. If you are just interested in seeing what your fellow students can do, you can also stop by and steal a seat on one of the leather couches.

The next Open Mic Night will be on Oct. 28. Burrage told The Daily Campus that they are “booking headliner acts, which will either be SMU students or acts from around Dallas.” TREAT will be serving free Pizza Hut pizza and drinks for performers and the audience. The Oct. 28 event is sponsored by Epic Funding and will be the first officially recorded Open Mic Night. “Every Open Mic Night will be filmed and put on the TREAT YouTube channel,” Burrage said. “It’s a great way for students [and] musicians to get exposure.” If you cannot wait that long to get involved, TREAT is hosting a talent show, Stage Rush, today in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. Attendance is free, the event is fully catered and there is prize money for the winning performances. You can either sign up at the door at 7:45 pm tonight or e-mail TREAT at TREAT@smu.edu to perform at Stage Rush. The only requirement is that your performance is campus-friendly. You can also visit the TREAT Facebook page to get Open Mic Night, talent show or general information.

By MEREDITH CARLTON Associate News Editor mcarlton@smu.edu

On Saturday, Oct. 16, the Beatitudes Society will host a Social Media for Ministry workshop at Southern Methodist University where Christian leaders will have the opportunity to learn about social media tools and how they can implement them into their ministry. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall, between Moore Hall and Perkins Chapel. Interested students, faculty, staff and local community members can anticipate learning about congregations that use social media, participating in hands-on tutorials for networking sites, and discussing the importance of integrating social media. According to their website, The Beatitudes Society is a group that “develops and sustains a national

network of emerging Christian leaders who advocate for justice, reclaim a Christianity that welcomes all people and articulate a Christianity that dares to speak and act for our fragile planet and out most vulnerable citizens.” The Society seeks to help by preparing a variety of leadership development resources through areas such as school chapters, preaching workshops and summer fellowships. Dr. Susanne Johnson, the associate professor of Christian education at SMU, believes the workshop will be beneficial. “‘Social media’ is a new frontier, and a potential resource for church leaders to use in communicating with a generation for whom media savvy is as natural as no. 2 pencils were to my generation,” Johnson said. “People of my generation tend to face a learning curve in regard to use of social media.” Kimberly Knight, a Beatitudes Society staff person, will lead the workshop on Saturday. She has

over 15 years experience in various technological settings and currently pastors an online congregation. According to Johnson, the United Methodist Church, located just outside the Boulevard, is already starting to experiment with different media. Brief video clips are being placed in the weekly online newsletter so parishioners can get a preview of the upcoming Sunday sermon. This tactic is designed to help pique interest and attendance. Although Johnson organized and facilitated the workshop, she plans “to attend not as the leader or expert, but rather as a learner.” The cost for students is $10 and $25 for all others. People are encouraged to register prior to the lecture at www.beatitudessociety.org/socialmedia, but walk-ins are welcome, space permitting. Lunch is included in the workshop fee and a continental breakfast may also be enjoyed 30 minutes prior to the workshop.

CAMPAIGN: Changes from pink ribbons are “refreshing”

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think it is a good thing.” Shaney Jo Darden and Mona Mukherjea-Gehrig founded the Keep A Breast Foundation in 2000 because they saw a growing need for breast cancer awareness programs in the United States. Keep A Breast Foundation has been known for their innovative ways of raising awareness for breast cancer by targeting youth. The purpose of Keep A Breast’s “I Love Boobies” Campaign is to speak to young people in their own voice about a subject that is often scary and taboo, according to Sarah Hardwick from the Foundation’s public relations department. “Most [people] find it refreshing in a sea of pink ribbons to see a positive approach based on prevention and education,” Hardwick said in an e-mail interview. The Foundation feels strongly that “boobies” is not a four-letter word. While some school administrations in California are allowing students to wear the bracelets as long as they turn them inside out so that the word “boobies” is not visible, some schools in Texas have banned the bracelets all together. Local Dallas schools such as Prince of Peace Catholic School in Plano, and The Episcopal School of Dallas prohibit students from wearing the bracelets. Mayde Creek Junior High in Katy, Texas announced via an eNews message that as of Sept. 15 students would no longer be able to wear the bracelets at school. They decided to ban the bracelets because some students were using the suggestive nature of the wording

on the bracelet as an opportunity to make inappropriate comments to other students, the school said in its message. Today, Keep A Breast Foundation continues to spread its message to young people through benefits and concerts with the support of artists such as The Foo Fighters and Katy Perry, as well as through the sales of the “I [heart] boobies” bracelets, t-shirts and stickers. The bracelets are available for purchase online at www.loserkids.com or www.zumiez.com , as well as at any Zumiez location. When asked if he knew anything about Dallas area schools banning the bracelets, manager of Zumiez at Collin Creek Mall, Jeff Kelly, said that he hadn’t heard anything about it. But, Kelly did say that the store’s middle school and junior high school clientele had recently been complaining that their teachers were taking their “I [heart] boobies” bracelets from them in class without ever returning them. Kelly also acknowledged that the bracelets are “in high demand.” SMU freshman Cody Booth continues to wear his “I [heart] boobies” bracelet in college and doesn’t understand why people have a problem with it. While Booth understands some adults might find the word “boobies” offensive, he doesn’t think younger people feel the same way. “Times have changed, and our culture is not the same as it was 40 years ago,” Booth said. “[Adults] need to adapt.”

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