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Senate approves bill to increase online privacy The Wisconsin state Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to pass a bill that would protect citizens’ private Internet accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter, from employers, universities and landlords.
“The current generation will write the laws on social media.” Melissa Sargent state representative D-Madison
Currently, employers can request all passwords to private Internet accounts, including social media sites, before offering a position to applicants. Employers can use information gathered from private accounts when making hiring decisions and can also refuse to hire those
candidates who do not provide their passwords. The bill would prohibit employers, educational institutions and landlords from requesting private online passwords and from discriminating against people who refuse to provide such information. However, parties that are currently allowed to request potential employees’ information will still be able to view Internet content that is public domain and personal information published or sent through an organization’s server or network. The bill also allows employers to restrict Internet access to certain sites if the device is paid for, even in part, by the organization. State Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, the author of a similar bill in the state Assembly, said she was pleased to see the passage of the bill backed by bipartisan support, accord-
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Peace Corps panelists share community service stories By Sarah Olson the daily cardinal
Prospective and returned Peace Corps volunteers crossed paths at a Peace Corps reception Tuesday, where a panel of speakers shared wisdom gained in their experiences serving communities
in a globalized world. Lori DiPrete Brown, University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute director for education and engagement, facilitated discussion between three panel-
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UW-Madison faculty, staff, students and community members participate in breakout sessions to gather feedback that will be incorporated in the upcoming campus diversity plan.
Community engages with diversity issues By Maija Inveiss the daily cardinal
After the final campus engagement session Tuesday, committee members say that they want to gather more student feedback on what should be included in an upcoming campus diversity plan. The committee hopes to see more student involvement in future engagement sessions in the spring when community members will be given a similar opportunity for input on the first draft of the plan, according to Ad Hoc Diversity Planning Committee Co-chair Ruth Litovsky. Committee members say they believe community involvement is high, but student participation has lagged. “I think there’s been a lot of staff and some faculty,” Ad Hoc Diversity Planning Committee Co-chair Ryan Adserias said. “We haven’t had as many students as I was hoping to have originally.” According to committee member Eric Schroeckenthaler, the committee hopes to extend its reach to students, such as by increasing its online presence. “Students have a very different perspective on campus
than staff and faculty and it’s an important perspective, because we are central to this campus,” Schroeckenthaler said. Schroeckenthaler said the committee is hoping to get more students involved by asking for feedback in an engagement session for international students and in one jointly held by Associated Students of Madison Diversity Committee and LGBT Campus Center.
“Students have a very different perspective on campus than staff and faculty and it’s an important perspective.” Eric Schroeckenthaler ad hoc diversity planning committee
The goal for the engagement sessions is to find out from the community what their main concerns are toward diversity on campus. The Diversity Planning Committee is going to integrate these concerns in the first draft of the Diversity Plan. The Diversity Plan has been discussed since February 2013.
A previous plan expired in 2008, so it needed to be updated, Litovsky said. “We’ve been working since February ... gathering our initial thoughts ... and pouring over lots of different data and talking to all kinds of different folks,” Adserias said. Wisconsin Public Television staff member Jen Hadley said she believes the Diversity Plan should encourage communication from people of all different walks of life. “I would like to see places where people of different backgrounds and ethnicities socialize together,” Hadley said. “We may come together on campus, but then we all go into our own neighborhoods and do our own separate things.” At a session late Monday night attended by many custodians and manual laborers, participants discussed some of the diversity problems they have faced in their field. One issue raised was lack of language and translation support. Other topics discussed in breakout sessions were revisions to ethnic studies courses and teaching assistant diversity training programs.
State Assembly passes ‘sexting’ bill in Tuesday session
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Peace Corps recruiter Eric Luckey said 106 alumni are currently serving in the Peace Corps.
A state Assembly bill making it illegal to disseminate sexual images online and through phones without the sender’s consent passed on a voice vote Tuesday in the state Assembly. The bill, officially called the Individual Privacy Protection Act, but commonly referred to as the “revenge porn ban” and “sexting” bill because of the con-
tent it covers, passed with one amendment, written by the bill’s author, state Rep. John Spiros, R-Marshfield. The amendment excluded images that were newsworthy or of public importance from the bill. If the bill were to become law, it would cover issues such as those people whose intimate pictures, taken while they were
in a relationship, are posted online after a breakup, as well as those people who choose to “sext” someone else, and find that the receiver forwarded the message on to others. The Assembly messaged the bill to the state Senate, which had its last session for the year Tuesday, after the successful voice vote.
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How much money should we spend to support Kanye West’s love affair with himself? Michael Voloshin answers below.
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Douchebags H and their art michael voloshin voloshin’s commotion
rson Scott Card is most definitely a douchebag. His hateful speech towards gay people and gay marriage is one of the most disappointing things I’ve seen as a fan. And yes, I am a fan. “Ender’s Game” is my favorite book in the world and has made me into a science-fiction aficionado. My affliction between Orson Scott Card the writer and Orson Scott Card the human is a very tense derision within myself. Should I spend $12 or so to see “Ender’s Game” in theaters? (For all intents and purposes, let’s assume this movie is a good, true representation of the classic that is “Ender’s Game”… although I highly doubt it.) Although the book and it’s characters have shaped my views on war, bearing children and how to be a good person, I don’t know if I want to support someone whose ideas about humanity and love are so different than my own. Here asks the question, can we support artists if we don’t like them? Let’s bring in the definition of enigma that is Kanye West. Kanye is a musical genius; his evolution from the thinking man’s rapper to beat-producer extraordinaire to now selfreferential asshole has been an unsurprising climb for the world of entertainment’s most polarizing figure. I used to defend Kanye to everyone. I said his brilliance in music would overtake any of the asshole behavior for which he was known. Sure, he said, “George W. Bush doesn’t care about black people” on live TV, but have you heard The College Dropout? (Homework assignment: go back and watch that Kanye West-Mike Myers disaster again. Kanye sounds so unsure of himself, like the whole time he’s just thinking, “I’ve got to say something!” Knowing today’s Kanye, it’s fascinating to see the most confident man in hip-hop be so self-conscious and awkward. It’s almost endearing.) At some point, I won’t be able to defend all of his Twitter wars, fights with paparazzi, marriage with a Kardashian or constant belief he is God (although we have no proof that he isn’t and I won’t say he’s not until I get that proof). If Kanye releases another vanity project like Yeezus or another
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album in which he just sings in auto-tune or another G.O.O.D. Music album that lets Big Sean be the MVP, then I probably won’t be a fan anymore. But those are extreme examples and I doubt I will ever not love Kanye, the artist. If I buy his album, the money he receives will go toward his fashion line or new album or Gucci clothing for North West. But if I go see “Ender’s Game” in theaters, the money Card receives could go into more anti-gay marriage efforts. Remember, Card was one of the largest donors in favor of Prop 8 in California in 2008. And although nothing in the film and the book are anti-gay, the omnipresence of the author that gave them both life is ever prevalent. The fear that Card’s own homophobia hurt the film was so present that the producers reached out to Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to see if anything was homophobic (nothing was) and Card himself came out and said his political views shouldn’t dictate whether or not people see the movie. Even with these efforts, “Ender’s Game” has only made a domestic gross of $53 million compared to its $110 million budget. Can we separate the art from the artist? I think so. What’s important is the text, how it makes us feel and how it makes us think. The artist is known to hate his art. Think about Hideaki Anno who believes his work on the anime “Neon Genesis Evangelion” is just derisive dribble and that the people who enjoy it should get a life. The artist is also known to ruin his or her art with useless sequels and adaption (looking at you, Eminem, with The Marshall Mathers LP 2). Finally, the artist is known for killing himself or herself because he or she doesn’t like those who enjoy his or her work anymore. Why should we care about the artist when most of them are interested in money over anything else? If an artist wants to lose some fans because of the inaccurate beliefs that they hold, so be it. But I will still read their books, listen to their music and support their ridiculous god complex. But I’m probably just going to rip it from the Internet for free instead of contributing with actual money. Did you enjoy this article even though Michael Voloshin is an asshole? Do you find Kim Kardashian as annoying as DeeDee from Dexter’s Lab? Then send your emails to email@example.com.
appy November, everyone! While the 11th month of the year can be cold and gloomy and filled with wet socks and many pages of reading, fret not, friends: Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. Between stress and the focus on gift-giving holidays, sometimes Thanksgiving gets short changed. Sure, I’ll be the first to admit there’s plenty to complain about during November. But still, don’t forget about the fun and food and whatnot that rolls around come the fourth Thursday of the month. So, with the holiday on the horizon, I’m going to share a few things I’m looking forward to come turkey-day weekend. First and foremost, I’m excited to eat my weight in turkey, then eat my new weight in stuffing, mashed potatoes and side dishes, then devour an entire pie’s worth of pumpkin, apple and pecan pies. In between platefuls, I’ll socialize with my family. Yeah, I’ll probably have to spend a decent amount of time reassuring my relatives about my future, but I think it’ll be OK. Sample conversation: Grandma: “Rachel, how’s college? What do you plan on doing when you graduate?” Me: “Well, I actually, *nom nom nom* have been looking at internships and *nom nom* and I *slurp* —you know these three pies I’ve sampled are so tasty. Would anyone like a slice? I’ll go get them. What’s that? You’ll shift the topic of conversation to ways to organize your sock drawer/anything else while I’m gone? Please! Go ahead!” Following the feast, I will go to bed and sleep the happiest sleep I’ve ever slept. Speaking of which, what else am I looking forward to come
Thanksgiving weekend? Plenty of snooze time. A bunch of scientific studies probably say you can’t make up for lost sleep. I don’t doubt these studies. But that doesn’t mean a girl can’t treat herself to all the z’s she’s missed out on when she gets the chance to do so. To take full advantage of this opportunity, I plan on pregaming the Thanksgiving snooze by starting strong with a nap as soon as I get home Tuesday afternoon. When I awake from Thursday’s 15ish-hour slumber, it’ll be time for fun with friends. Generally, our Friday begins with a midday trip to Caribou Coffee. After spending a few hours venting out all the gripes we’ve built up over the semester, we’ll saddle up for the stores. Usually, we partake in watered-down Black Friday shopping wherein we roll up to Target around 3 p.m. after things have mellowed out a bit. But our late arrival is neither a sign of indifference nor willpower to resist sales. Without fail, I will seize the opportunity to buy the discount doughnut-hole maker and the four $5 tank tops I “really need” for winter. The next two days will be filled with chill activities. Maybe I’ll watch “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” with my dad. I might bake pumpkin muffins with my mom. Come Sunday afternoon, it’ll be time to head back to Madison. Do I have a few projects and exams coming up a few days after Thanksgiving weekend? Of course. Will I be disastrously busy? Absolutely. But for now, I’m just going to look forward to family, food and friends. And when the post-Thanksgiving poo hits the fan, well, maybe I’ll weep a little. But I’ll have myself an eggnog latte and reassure myself with the fact that winter break will be juuussst around the corner. …Right? Want to make doughnut holes with Rachel after Thanksgiving break? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senate passes amendment to elect state’s chief justice
Baldwin asks for Medicaid extension U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., sent a letter to Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday, voicing concern that the 77,000 Wisconsinites required to transfer from BadgerCare, the state’s Medicaid system, to the Affordable Care Act marketplace may be temporarily uninsured during the turnover process. Baldwin argued in her letter that Wisconsin residents losing their BadgerCare coverage Jan. 1 would not have enough time to enroll in an ACA insurance plan. Her argument is based on the two-week period she says former enrollees will have to sign up in time to be covered by Jan. 1. The senator urged Walker to extend the deadline to ensure that the current BadgerCare recipients receive coverage until March 31, the last day enrollment will be open. She also offered to work with Walker “to ensure constituents maintain the health coverage they need,” according to the letter, urging him to temporarily expand BadgerCare with ACA funds until the March 31 deadline.
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With offers of food and prizes, students explore campus housing options Tuesday at the 2013 Housing Fair in Union South. + Photo by Jane Thompson
Committee examines SSFC funding eligibility criteria A committee charged with examining the Student Services Finance Committee funding eligibility criteria held a discussion Tuesday centered on revamping guidelines that determine which groups receive funding. Each semester, $14 of the $565 in segregated fees undergraduates pay as part of their tuition goes into a General Student Services Fund, which SSFC then grants to certain student organizations known as GSSF groups. The Eligibility Criteria Review Committee is charged with reworking the guidelines and will eventually draft new guidelines. It is made up of GSSF group members and
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SSFC representatives and should also soon include representatives of non-GSSF student organizations, according to Associated Students of Madison Chair and committee facilitator David Gardner. The meeting included a conversation about how to determine whether student organizations should seek full budget funding from the GSSF or apply for smallerscale grants funded by the ASM internal budget. Committee members also discussed creating less rigid guidelines. SSFC Chair David Vines expressed concerns about brand new groups receiving GSSF funding that end up unable to follow
through with plans they make with the money. He said it could leave SSFC vulnerable to those who are skeptical of students making decisions about segregated fees. “If we let the system get set up where a bunch of groups have really big budgets and flame out in a very large and kind of public setting, it casts a lot of doubt,” Vines said. MultiCultural Student Coalition member Olivia Wick-Bander said she didn’t want the GSSF guidelines to promote the practice but was concerned about targeting groups just starting up. The discussion will continue at the committee’s meeting next week. —Tamar Myers
The Wisconsin state Senate approved a potential amendment to the state Constitution Tuesday that would change the way chief justices are chosen on the state Supreme Court. In an 18-15 vote, the Senate adopted the measure, which would allow the Wisconsin Supreme Court justices to vote for the chief justice. Previously, the most senior member on the court was automatically chosen as chief justice. The amendment would allow an elected chief justice to decline the position and remain on the court.
State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, argued the Senate had no place trying to pass this amendment. “It is not our responsibility to decide who or who is not chief justice,” Taylor said. Currently, 20 other states elect their chief justices, and while chief justices do not generally have extra judicial power, they can exert influence on undecided junior justices. The amendment must be approved by both legislative houses in two consecutive years and be passed by citizens in a state referendum to officially amend the state Constitution.
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counted and receive empty promises of legal citizenship. “They’re basically being treated like slaves,” Pine said, “and that’s right under our noses in liberal Madison.” UW-Madison law student Christine Humma said she enjoyed hearing the panelists’ different perspectives on immigration in this country, noting immigrant workers’ rights are often overlooked. “I think it’s something … that’s very much a hidden aspect of our society,” Humma said. “It’s something people don’t think about a lot, and a lot of people would prefer it that way.” Brown said although people have positive and negative immigration experiences, a family’s or family member’s arrival in the U.S. is “a dream” for many people. Addressing the prospective Peace Corps members, Brown said community volunteers can contribute to positive immigration experiences. “We can make magic happen … by working at the personal level and the advocacy level to try to welcome people to this country and help them find their place here,” Brown said.
ists, including a former Iraqi refugee who now helps transition recently arrived refugees. Mohammed Ezzat said he facilitates pre- and post-arrival services for refugees, including housing, public health and assistance, and connections to volunteer and church groups. Members of the community can “adopt” refugee families and help them assimilate, according to Ezzat, which helps community members understand life outside the U.S. “It might have them rethink the different aspect of their lives, it’s a rewarding thing to learn about other people’s cultures,” Ezzat said. Leila Pine, human rights activist with No More Deaths, an organization that helps rescue immigrants from the deserts around the Mexico-Arizona border, discussed challenges people entering the U.S. face. Pine said although immigrants struggle to enter the country, they also face “enormous abuse and exploitation” in the workforce, including in Dane County, where she said workers earn $3 per hour when all work hours are
Local officials, humanitarians pool resources to shelter homeless man
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MultiCultural Student Coalition member Olivia Wick-Bander speaks with other representatives of the Eligibility Criteria Review Committee about suggestions for changing SSFC funding guidelines.
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under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. “The current generation will write the laws on social media,” Sargent said in the statement.
“We must do it carefully and with respect for all parties involved.” The bill will now move to the state Assembly for debate. — Eoin Cottrell
“Peter,” known in the community for occupying a bench on the 100 block of State Street most nights, has a new home, according to a police report. Due to the joint effort of two Madison police officers, a Bethel Lutheran Church homeless advocate and a Dane County Human Services worker, all who remain unnamed in the report, “Peter” has settled into a nearby residential facility. Madison Police Department Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain said in the report the four individuals credited with finding “Peter” a longterm housing solution delivered the happy news to him in the early hours of Oct. 24. “He did not know it when he awoke, but this would be his last morning rising in the shadow of the state Capitol,” DeSpain said in the report. One of the officers involved said although “Peter,” which is a pseudonym, initially hesitated
to accept the offer, he warmed up to the idea during the car ride to his new home. According to the report, “Peter” moved into a “spacious, clean and well appointed living space.” The facility also specializes in treating a genetic condition known as Huntington’s, which 40-year-old “Peter” suffers from. According to the report, Huntington’s causes brain cells to progressively deteriorate, hindering motor skills and cognitive functions and psychiatric problems in some cases. Concerned citizens have directed questions to the MPD regarding “Peter’s” condition before, DeSpain said in the report, which demonstrates the impact “Peter” has had on those around him. “There he had people who cared about him,” DeSpain said. “But not those who could adequately care for him.” —Melissa Howison
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Revamping Fashion Week
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By Samantha Silverman The Daily Cardinal
With September’s fashion week now in the past, designers and models move forward to begin thinking about the New York Fashion Week that will take place in February. However, will the models on the runways gradually begin to look slightly older? This past week, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed a new state labor law legislation regulating child models. In the past, child models had not been given the same protection that other child performers were given under the child-labor laws. The average model starts their career at age 13. They often times risk their health and security to take on this job. Now these models have many new protections to limit the overworking of such young children. This new piece of legislation includes limits on the hours child models can work on school nights and non-school nights. Additionally, the employer must set aside time for the models to do schoolwork. Parents or guardians of the models must receive a detailed work schedule for the models. This parent or guardian must also set up a trust fund for the models, where employers will directly contribute at least 15 percent of the model’s gross earnings. If the model is under 16, there must be an adult in the room at all times. Lastly, for medical reasons, there must always be a nurse with a background in pediatrics on hand. While these new provisions protect the models, they propose the question: how will this change the number of child models that are hired for fashion week? With these new limits on work hours, young models may not be able to work as long of days as they once were. It may simply be easier for designers to hire a young looking 18-year-old rather than the 13-year-old with limited hours and extreme provisions. These new laws could drastically change the face of modeling. As we anticipate the upcoming fashion week in February of 2014, designers must be mindful of these new laws. As we watch models strut down the runway, it will be especially interesting to see just what age designers hire now, and how this will continue into the future of fashion week. Want to know more about the new legislation on ages for modeling? Email Samantha at email@example.com.
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This scrumptious pizza will have your friends wanting seconds... and the recipe!
Make a gourmet dinner for two By Federica Ranelli The Daily Cardinal
I love walking around the Dane County Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings to enjoy the crisp fall air, take in the smell of fresh baked bread and of course relish the beautiful colors of the flowers and vegetables lining the streets of Capitol Square. Simply wandering around the market last Saturday inspired me to take advantage of as much local food as possible before winter comes. Tomato and Kale, two of the main components of this savory pizza, are both in the peak of their season during the fall, and they can be found around every corner at the farmer’s market. This pizza is basically everything perfect about fall on top of a crust. It has fresh simple flavors, and it’s a perfect comfort food for a chilly night in. I hope this recipe inspires you to go out to a farmers market next weekend to find your favorite fresh produce for your fridge, and of course inspire you to create something wonderful with it.
Tomato, Kale and Feta Pizza Yield: one 12-inch pizza
For the roasted tomatoes:
4-5 medium tomatoes Olive oil Pinch of sugar Kosher salt and ground pepper
For the pizza:
2 tablespoons plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 3-4 cups kale leaves, stemmed and roughly chopped 1 ball pizza dough 2 ounces mozzarella, shredded 3-4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
To roast the tomatoes, preheat the
oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Slice the tomatoes into about onehalf-inch thick slices. Lay the slices in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle lightly with olive oil, sprinkle with a pinch of sugar and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 50-60 minutes, carefully flipping the slices halfway through baking, until roasted and slightly browned. Transfer the tomatoes to a plate lined with paper towels to drain excess liquid. In a small skillet, combine 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the garlic. Warm over low heat for about 10-15 minutes to infuse the oil with the flavors of the garlic. Set aside; you’ll use this to season your crust later. In a medium skillet, heat the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil over medium-high heat. Add the kale to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, just until the leaves are wilted. Remove from the heat and set aside. Kale is a tough green, so be sure to saute it long enough so it softens up. To make the pizza, heat the oven to 500 degrees F and preheat a pizza stone for at least 30 minutes. Roll out the pizza dough into a 12-14-inch round. Lightly brush the dough with the garlic oil. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the dough. Layer with the wilted kale, roasted tomato slices and feta. Transfer the pizza to the preheated pizza stone and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbling and the crust is lightly browned, about 11-12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before slicing and serving. Enjoy! Not sure you can do this recipe on your own? Go to dailycardinal.com to see Federica’s step-by-step tutorial! Let her know how it went at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Change up your skin routine with these easy and simple to follow steps By Courtney Pelot The Daily Cardinal
If you’re like any college student I know, one of your major concerns probably relates to your skin—how to get rid of problem areas and achieve that gorgeous, glowing skin that all girls dream of possessing. You can easily have this beautiful complexion by making some simple changes into your daily skin routine. One of the most important aspects of skincare that is constantly overlooked is the cleanliness of makeup brushes. Many girls never clean their makeup brushes and needless to say, that’s beyond disturbing because they are a breeding ground for all kinds of bacteria. Using these
dirty brushes day after day can actually clog your pores, which leads to breakouts. To clean them, run your makeup brushes under warm water to release residue from the bristles. In a small bowl, add water and a little baby shampoo. Swirl the brush around in the bowl until the water is saturated with dirt and makeup. Pour out the water and rinse the brush. Repeatedly swirl the brush in a clean bowl of water and shampoo until it runs clear. Then, lay your brush down on a cloth to dry. You should wash your brushes with this deep cleansing method once a week. On the other days of the week, you can use SEPHORA’s Daily Brush Cleaner, only $7 for a 2-ounce bottle, to keep oil and bacteria at bay.
Because oil, dirt and makeup build up in our pores throughout the day, exfoliating the skin is another extremely important step. You can buy exfoliating scrubs at home or make them yourself! Since many of these scrubs are quite abrasive, you shouldn’t use them more than twice a week. One of my favorite scrubs is Clinique’s 7 Day Scrub Cream for $19.50. If you want to make your own, mix together brown sugar, olive oil and honey until it forms a paste. This combo will make your skin glow! When exfoliating, only rub the product into your skin for 15-30 seconds, then rinse of with warm water. Don’t scrub too hard or you’ll cause more damage to your skin. The most important step
however, is washing your face every single morning and night. It doesn’t matter if you stumble in tipsy at 3 a.m.; you still need to wash your face! You should use a basic cleanser and moisturizer morning and night. At night, it is also important you use eye makeup remover to remove all those pesky bits of mascara and eyeliner. For a deeper clean, I use the Clarisonic skin cleanser tool from SEPHORA. Daily use of this sonic brush has noticeably made a difference in the texture and clarity of my complexion. If you add these steps into your daily skin routine, your skin will be glowing in no time! Have more questions about your skin routine? Email Courtney at email@example.com.
You meet someone at a party. You get to talking and start thinking to yourself, “Wow, this guy is funny and interesting and would you look at that, I’ve been standing here for a half an hour without talking to anyone else… sure hope my friends are still here because I really haven’t been paying attention to anything but this awesome conversation.” It feels good and right and you don’t run out of things to say and you know that out of all of the people in the room they chose to talk to you. But there’s always that awkward moment before you leave where you find yourself thinking “Am I ever going to talk to this person again in my life? Because I sure hope so…” But then your thoughts are interrupted by the classic question that provides a glimmer of hope, “Can I have your number?” Of course you answer YES (while trying to tread the fine line between interested and over-eager) and you leave the party feeling happy and full of life. For once in your love life, it seems like something, ANYTHING is on the brink of happening. And even that little possibility is enough to ignite an excitement in you that makes it difficult for a smile to leave your face for the rest of the night. Every time your phone buzzes the next day, you half expect it to be a text from them. But in reality, that isn’t usually the way it plays out. If you are lucky, they will text you the next day and ask you on a date and the rest will be history. If you are unlucky, you will find their name in your contacts a few months later and be like “Who the hell is that?” because you never heard from them again. But if you’re really unlucky (and if you are me) you will have them in class and spend the entire semester trying to decide if you should acknowledge one another’s presence. More often than not, I feel like the “Can I have your number?” situation usually ends up falling on the unlucky side of things. And I really don’t understand guys’ logic on this one. I’m sorry, but WHY did you ask for my number if you never had ANY intention of using it? Is that just where your master plan ends? Do you just want to prove to yourself you can get my number? If that’s the case, that is one sick game the college male population needs to stop playing. Look, it’s not like I’m expecting every guy who asks for my number to call me up and ask for a date, or ask for my class schedule so they can deliver me Starbucks (although note for the guys… this one is every girl’s dream), but I am expecting something. I just thought you were an interesting person and one I’d like to talk to again and I figured you felt the same considering YOU were the one who asked for MY number. Now I’m going to have to spend time overanalyzing the situation with my friends to try to search for a reason that you deemed me “Not worth talking to.” I’m quickly figuring out this is part of the single girl college lifestyle. The dating game sure was easier back in high school. Xoxo, The Single Girl Share your single life struggles at firstname.lastname@example.org. Graphic by Chrystal Paulson.
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Novelists not confined to book pages Sean Reichard quid pro quo
he other day I learned “The Counselor,” a movie I had no velleity to go see, was written by Cormac McCarthy. Not adapted from a work by McCarthy, the way “No Country for Old Men” was to great gravitas, or as some hope to do with “Blood Meridian.” This was an original screenplay, McCarthy’s first apparently. I was surprised to see McCarthy’s name attributed to what looked like an otherwise nondescript feature. I know his books are a bit of a hot item, in between all the successful movie adaptations as well his general literary prestige. Nonetheless, I wondered what possessed him to write a screenplay. I am not a movie guy, insofar as I never think to watch movies in my spare time. I have books. And when I do watch movies, they’re not usually new features. Instead, I play catch up. I watched “Moonrise Kingdom” for the first time this weekend, despite the fact that I
would watch paint dry if Wes Anderson directed it. I would also buy the soundtrack. But you get my point—I don’t watch movies automatically. And yet, sometimes, I’ve found myself imagining what a book would look like if it were adapted into a film. Likely, this is a byproduct of imaginative reading, but I’ve begun to find it is a real, concerted effort on my part. For instance: I think Saul Bellow’s “The Victim” would make for a great film. The plot of the book is concentrated on two characters, and the action is stretched over six terse weeks— with some flashbacks and a post story coda that takes place a few years after most of the text. I kept reading “The Victim” as a black-and-white movie, full of naturalistic noise, with the lead played by Ezra Koenig—a byproduct, no doubt, of listening to Modern Vampires of the City on repeat while reading it. At any rate, it could work. I feel the same way reading Haruki Murakami’s books. Would they make great movies? For most of them you’d have to really stretch both the medium and the expectations of a film, but it could be done. It must be acknowledged:
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I’m not talking about books at the movies. I’m talking about writers at the movies. Adapting books to the screen is another argument, although I’ve used it as an example. It’s not a novelty to see writers at the movies. John Steinbeck wrote the story for Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Lifeboat,” which garnered him a nomination for Best Original Story. Thornton Wilder wrote the script for—you’ll see a pattern here—Hitchcock’s classic psychological thriller “Shadow of a Doubt,” which has remained one of Hitchcock’s most well regarded films. Whereas those writers had one-off encounters with screenwriting, so far as we know, some authors have had far
Taking a dig at Pitchfork’s wordy reviews Brian Weidy weid-ing out the noise
very so often, when I’m bored and find myself crawling through the Internet looking up music reviews, I end up on Pitchfork. Pitchfork doesn’t really cover the genres of music I typically listen to; however, sometimes I attempt to broaden my horizons and saunter over to their website to see how they feel about a particular album. While every so often their reviews are insightful and informative, most of the time you get convoluted prose such as, “For three albums in the early aughts he devilishly rewrote the rules of pop music to shoehorn hip-hop into the national spotlight, but here he’s winded, struggling to keep up with modern pop conventions, genuflecting to trap on ‘Rap God’ and EDM on ‘The Monster,’ dragging his biggest competitor Kendrick into one of the worst songs of his young career, and soldering on hooks from singers of varying anonymity wherever applicable to ensure this patchwork monstrosity is too big to fail, all of this under the guise of a return to form, his second in three albums.” Seriously, the above is an actual sentence from their review of Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Pitchfork has taken their fair share of criticism on the Internet, often in a humorous manner. The Pitchfork Review Generator provides you with a pair of lines that would not seem out of place in a Pitchfork review. A quick jaunt to the website
netted me this doozy of a phrase: “On a personal level the album appealed to me as a nonconformist triptych of damningly colonial solar-grime.” I don’t know what that phrase actually means. I also don’t know what “genuflecting to trap on ‘Rap God’” or “singers of varying anonymity wherever applicable to ensure this patchwork monstrosity is too big to fail” means either. But Pitchfork itself is not the problem. People know what they are getting when they visit their website; they are getting a series of pretentious phrases thrown together rather haphazardly with made-up genres and a series of descriptions of each song, which don’t really have anything to do with what it actually sounds like. My problem is with writers who look to Pitchfork as the gold standard of music criticism in this day and age. Too often am I reading album reviews with phrases embedded in them such as, “the tightness of the ’80s neo-core post-apocalyptic chillwave pop band is readily apparent on their latest 7” vinyl release.” Personally, I read an album review to get a better idea of what the album sounds like and to see what someone who has the authority to be writing a review thinks of it. Reading the above line—which is not from anything... that I know of—makes me very confused as to what it actually sounds like. To writers everywhere: Before you throw six adjectives before the song name, take a step back. When you listen to Eminem’s new album, does it sound like The Marshall Mathers LP, or is it a totally separate entity? Tell me things you actually hear, not things that you think
would make a great review. A great review describes the album as well as possible. It doesn’t need a million descriptors or a track-bytrack breakdown of how you can hear an influence from the most obscure musicians of all time. Find a comparison to artists I might have actually heard of. Instead of looking to Pitchfork for a guide on how to write an album review, look at arguably the greatest rock music critic of alltime, Lester Bangs. Bangs inserted his unique style into everything he wrote. And he too would wax on about bands, comparing them to whomever he thought they sounded like. Let’s take a section from a Yes album review from 1970. In it, Bangs writes, “Their sound seems to be a mix of several of the most currently popular approaches, notably Crosby, Stills and Nash (vocally) and Vanilla Fudge (instrumentally). Unlike the Fudge, they have a sense of style, taste and subtlety, and the record is a pleasurable one, if a bit familiarsounding.” In this, Bangs evokes a comparison to two different artists, both of whom were culturally significant at the time, but tells the reader how they sound like those other artists. I actually get an understanding of what the album sounds like as opposed to just a series of thrown together comparisons. To close out my rant, find your influences (and that could be Pitchfork), but find your own voice. If I want to read a Pitchforkstyle review, I’ll go straight to Pitchfork. If I want to read your opinion, give me your opinion, through your own lens, not a Pitchfork-hazed one. Want to bitch at Brian Pitchfork style about this column? Email him at email@example.com.
longer careers in Hollywood. William Faulkner was a screenwriter, on and off, for over a decade, working on adaptations of Ernest Hemingway’s “To Have and Have Not” (1944) and Raymond Chandler’s “The Big Sleep” (1946). F. Scott Fitzgerald worked as a screenwriter, although I haven’t been able to find any attributable titles, and his last written fiction concerned itself with Hollywood, including his Pat Hobby sketches and his unfinished novel, “The Last Tycoon.” Nathanael West was both a screenwriter and one of the great writers about Hollywood, as seen in “The Day of the Locust.” I know I have omitted plenty of others, but we need to
get back to McCarthy, who has been left dangling with “The Counselor” since the beginning of this piece. The more I thought about this movie, the more I realized how normal it is that McCarthy would have decided to pursue screenwriting. It offers a challenge, certainly, to the author, whose only real tool is words. Everything else—light, sound, vision—is ancillary and usually tasked to the reader to provide/ handle. Films have all of those things—and more, as every screenwriter who has dashed themselves against the rocks of ambition learns. Do you know of any novelists who might make super screenplay writers? Discuss it with Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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‘Pre-Human Ideas’ pleases Mount Eerie fans old and new
Pre-Human Ideas Mount Eerie By Cheyenne Langkamp the daily cardinal
There is no shortage of lo-fi indie-folk floating around today’s music scene (aka the Internet). But I would argue much of it is produced for that reason alone— it being the current fad—not as a stylistic choice. In that light, artist Phil Elverum is refreshing—something different, though not exactly something new. Whether with his original project The Microphones or his latest endeavor as Mount Eerie, Elverum has never been one to sit still. Rather, he is known for experimentation, and it is certainly present on Mount Eerie’s newest work Pre-Human Ideas. The album is entirely a reexploration of the artist’s previous work, taking bits and pieces of Mount Eerie albums as far back as 2001’s No Flashlight, up to more recent work like 2008’s Clear Moon. Some songs are made heavier, some lighter. The use of organs, synthesizer and AutoTune ties the record together. Sometimes Elverum makes his old material better, while other times he falls short. On some
tracks, such as “I Say ‘No’” and “Lone Bell,” he makes a change for the better with additional electronics bringing new life to old work. On others, such as “The Hidden Stone” and “House Shape,” I prefer the original style. However, the real triumphs lie inbetween on tracks like “No Inside, No Out,” when you find yourself liking the old track just as much as the new. These instances make the listener realize the album is an incredibly intriguing and successful endeavor. The point is not to judge whether each track is an improvement, but rather to marvel at Elverum’s ability to create and recreate. The album clearly marks him as an artist interested in the bare bones of what it means to be a musician: exploring the infinite combinations of sounds that make a song, the infinite combinations of songs that make a record. While Pre-Human Ideas might appeal more to a seasoned Mount Eerie listener, it’s also a good starting point for those who might be newcomers, particularly any listener interested in composition. Elverum’s work is both raw and fantastical no matter the track, no matter the album. He always leaves the listener with a unique taste of what sound can do and Pre-Human Ideas is no different.
opinion US needs federal marriage equality l
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
sean hoey opinion columnist
his fall could go down as the gayest moment yet in American history as the gay rights movement cleared several hurdles on the path to equality last week. On Monday, Nov. 4, Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine), running for governor in Maine, came out to the public. Should he be elected, he would be the first openly gay governor in the United States. Tuesday, Nov. 5, voters in Virginia officially rejected State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as their next governor, running on a strict, anti-gay agenda of social conservatism, and the state of Illinois positioned itself to be the next to adopt gay marriage. On Thursday, Nov. 7, the Senate passed the Employment NonDiscrimination Act, a measure that prevents employers from discrimination on the grounds of sexuality, even passing with the help of several Republicans. And just a few weeks earlier, New Jersey became the 14th state to officially allow marriage equality. With all the same-sex love being
felt around the nation, political commentators have suggested that Wisconsin will be the next state to incorporate the freedom to marry in its laws. After all, Wisconsin has a strong history of LGBT acceptance: Wisconsin elected the first gay member of the Senate, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D- Wis), last year. At the same time, voters of the second congressional district chose Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis), also openly gay, to fill her vacancy in the House. Even early on, Wisconsin vaulted itself into the leadership of the gay rights movement when in 1982, it became the first state to pass a law prohibiting the discrimination based on sexual orientation, well before the appearance of ENDA on the national stage. However, this analysis is flawed. Despite our progressive history and vote of confidence for our gay elected officials, Wisconsin has fallen off the leader board of the front for equal freedom. But Wisconsin won’t simply fail to be a leader for marriage equality— Wisconsin will actually be one of the last out-of-touch stragglers to adopt the policy. States approving the freedom
to marry so far have had it easy. They’ve been able to have an upor-down vote on a bill in the state legislature, or outside groups have successfully sued for the right to marry in the courts. Wisconsin, on the other hand, faces an enormous barrier.
Thus it is time for marriage equality advocates to push forward with a new strategy.
Only seven years ago, Wisconsinites took to the voting booth to ratify a proposed amendment to the state Constitution that defined marriage between one man and one woman. The resolution overwhelmingly passed with support of nearly two-thirds of voters and is now deeply engrained into the highest tier of state law. Undoing this damage is a nearly insurmountable process. To alter the state Constitution, two consecutive legislatures must pass an identical
There should be a cap on campaign spending in elections Charles adams opinion columnist
his past week my mother forwarded a link to an article published in The New York Times. She did not mention anything about the content of the article besides the fact that it was about the Koch Brothers funding political advertisements. I expected to read about the Koch brothers paying for advertisements in a gubernatorial election or a mayoral race in a large city. After all, these two brothers are notorious for lucratively funding conservative political action committees, and they were the second largest contributors to Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign for governor in 2010. To my surprise, this article had nothing to with the gubernatorial election in Virginia or the mayoral election in New York. Rather, this article was about city council elections in Coralville, Iowa. The article detailed how Americans for Prosperity, a political action committee largely funded by the Koch Brothers, had become involved in these races. In a town of approximately 20,000 people, the two Koch brothers, each valued at $36 billion, were trying to influence the election with their money. This was shocking to me. Typically, these elections are not highly contested and they normally go unpublicized. This changed with the Koch brothers. Outside help was being brought in to run candidate campaigns and candidates were being forced to change their platforms. One candidate had planned a campaign on smaller issues such as painting the water tower. However, after Americans for Prosperity came to town, every-
thing changed. Central debates of the campaign were shifted toward issues that pertained to Koch Brothers’ business interests. To me, the Koch brothers’ goal was clear. As much as they tried to disguise their intentions, it was clear control was the end goal. They wished to control government and create policies favorable to their interests. Apparently, no election is too small to buy.
Money is now necessary for candidates and elections are dominated by spending.
This influx of dollars into smaller races represents a terrible trend that has been occurring throughout the United States for decades now. This trend of money in elections has been prevalent in the United States for many years, and this is to be expected. However, in recent years, this trend has grown out of control. Money used to be important but not essential. If the candidate had money, that was great, but if they didn’t, it was not the end of the world. The candidate could make up this lack of money in other aspects of the campaign. Now this is not the case. Money is now necessary for candidates and elections are dominated by spending. Now if a candidate does not have money, it is almost impossible to overcome this obstacle. In the past presidential election, over $2.5 billion was spent. This is an absurd amount of money
to be spent on a single race. Critics argue donors should be allowed to donate in any amount they desire and see fit. I say this is outrageous. No race should have this much money spent on it. I believe the solution to this problem is a campaign-spending limit. There should be a maximum amount allowed to be spent on a campaign. This would significantly impact elections. Currently, corporations largely fund many elections. These corporations do not represent the values of the average American; they represent the values of the greedy, profit-driven heads of these corporations. As much as these corporate heads attempt to make it seem as if these values are what is best for America, they are not. These corporate heads want what is best for their corporation’s bank account, and they care about little else. These policies are not beneficial for a majority of Americans, and the average American’s wallet is hurt because of them. By placing a cap on election spending, the control over elections is shifted. Money would no longer dominate elections, and the American public would have a much larger say in elections. Candidates could focus less on fundraising and more on issues important to the average American. While a cap on spending is unlikely because of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010) decision by the Supreme Court, it is what is best for America. How do you feel about campaign spending? Please send all feedback to email@example.com.
resolution containing the language of the amendment. After that, the amendment goes to a statewide referendum, where a majority of voters may either approve or reject it. Altogether, the process takes about three years. Yet we shouldn’t expect Wisconsin to approve the freedom to marry so soon. Since gaining a huge majority in the state legislature in 2010 and redistricting the state in 2011, Republicans have an inescapable grip on the statehouse and the Assembly in particular. In fact, their control is so strong that even though Democrats received 200,000 more votes in the last election, Assembly Republicans outnumber Democrats 57 to 39. Many fear Republicans’ reign will continue for most of the decade if not longer. Unless Democrats somehow capture a majority in both houses or state Republicans re-invent their stance on marriage equality, it will be at least ten years until Wisconsin moves forward with the freedom to marry, and by then, many other states will have already done so. Thus it is time for marriage equality advocates to push forward with a new strategy—a strategy
that will unite the nation. While past social movements started on a slow, state-by-state basis, it took the federal power of Washington for the entire country to move forward. Though women earned the right to vote in several states before, it wasn’t until the passage of the 19th Amendment that all women gained suffrage. And when only a few states in the deep south continued to racially segregate through the 1950s, only the will of an activist Supreme Court ended the segregation of our public schools. The fight for the freedom to marry will be the same. As more and more states fall in line, it’s increasingly less likely that states like Wisconsin will follow in their footsteps. We need bold, visionary leaders in the presidency, in Congress, and on the Court to overcome the barriers states have put before us. We, as a country, must speak with one voice. We must earn the freedom to marry on the national stage, or we will never be equal. What do you think about federal marriage equality? Please send all feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student income-based achievement gap could be bridged with reform alex holland opinion columnist
more standardized testing. Long summer vacations act like a regressive tax on American children. he U.S. federal government A Johns Hopkins University has been governing from study found that low-income and crisis to crisis. A symptom wealthy students’ reading test of this outside of the large (and scores over summer breaks from ever growing) negative impact on first to fifth grade rose by .26 and the economy is that Washington 52.49 points, respectively. That difhas not been able to work toward ference represents how much a solving problems that plague this student could increase their readcountry. At the top of this list is the ing ability in two academic years. growing discrepancy in When the study examined academic achievement total learning during the between wealthy and academic year between poor students. Onefirst and fifth grade, lowmillion point-two mill. children income students actually children drop out of high school learned more. Regardless drop out of every year or one every of income, students can high school 26 seconds. That stulearn. The problem is that every year. dent who drops out is low-income children are at eight times more likely a disadvantage when June to go to prison and is not comes around and they are percent of eligible for 90 percent not intellectually stimulated new jobs require high of the new jobs created. whereas wealthier students school More than half of those stay stimulated by attenddiploma. dropouts come from ing camps and workshops. less than 15 percent of When compounding this the nation’s schools. A effect each summer, the diflarge number of these ference adds up quickly. schools are in urban environments By no coincidence, the best and are made up of largely minor- international students do not ity populations. Standardized test take long summer breaks. South score differences between wealthy Korean and Japanese students are and poor students rose by 40 per- in school, on average, 40 and 63 cent from 1976 to 2001. more days than American students. We now live in a society in The report found that in spite of the which the zip code someone is born advantages high-income students in is more important than their have, if students attended school make-up. That is not right. Sadly, year-round, there would be no sigthese statistics are not particularly nificant achievement gap by the end controversial. Deciding on action of elementary school. According to to minimize these discrepancies McKinsey & Company, closing the is as controversial as Washington income achievement gap could also extending the debt ceiling. No Child increase American GDP by five Left Behind has been an utter fail- percent annually. I do not know ure. It is time for Washington to how long the school year should reexamine education reform. The be extended. That is a question for debate gets bogged down over education experts, but if our politiissues such as merit pay, standard- cal leaders ever become serious ized testing and school choice. about substantive and transparThere are reforms that are not part ent education reform, they should of the national conversation such start by examining the length of the as lengthening the academic school school year. year that would actually benefit stuPlease send all feedback to opindents unlike voucher schools and email@example.com.
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Control over time of possession key for UW By Cameron Kalmon The Daily Cardinal
Wisconsin triumphed over BYU in a 27-17 victory last Saturday, winning the battle for time of possession 36:02 to 23:58. In order to beat Indiana (2-3 Big Ten, 4-5 overall) in its next match-up this Saturday, the Badgers (4-1, 7-2) will look to keep their offense on the field as much as possible. That may seem like a nobrainer, but should be emphasized when going up against an explosive offense like head coach Kevin Wilson’s Hoosiers. Indiana sophomore running back Tevin Coleman was named Big Ten offensive player of the week for his performance against Illinois last Saturday, running for 215 yards on just 15 carries, including a 75-yard touchdown. Indiana beat the Fighting Illini 52-35, despite having controlled the ball for 10 less minutes than Illinois, proving that winning the battle for time
of possession does not always result in winning the war. The challenge for the Badgers will be diversifying their game in order to keep the Hoosier defense honest. Wisconsin has been and may always be a running team. Senior running back James White, for the second week in a row, was the only Wisconsin player to rush over 100 yards, running for 147 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries. As a team, the Badgers rushed for 229 yards and sophomore quarterback Joel Stave threw for 196. “We’ve got to come in and run the ball,” head coach Gary Andersen said. “Hopefully get a little bit more of the play action game going back in our direction this week and continue to protect the quarterback in a way to give Joel an opportunity to throw.” There may be questions as to why Wisconsin has not thrown
the ball as much as some of the other top BCS teams. According to Andersen, why fix something that isn’t broken? White has 951 rushing yards and 255 receiving yards this season. Earlier in the year redshirt sophomore running back Melvin Gordon found his stride and outpaced White, but the dynamic duo’s strength lies in shouldering the rushing game together. White brings another dimension to the Wisconsin offense, boasting the ability to protect his quarterback and the solid situational awareness that he showed in his 5 yard touchdown reception from Stave in last week’s match-up. The Badgers are hosting the Hoosiers at Camp Randall at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Andersen and his “kids” will look to control the clock and keep their offense on the field with long, sustained drives. Expect more of the same old stuff from Wisconsin.
Badgers open Big Ten Tournament against strong Northwestern team By Jonah Beleckis The Daily Cardinal
The Wisconsin men’s soccer team took home field advantage to the next level this season, finishing with a perfect 9-0-0 record at the McClimon Soccer Complex that included wins against defending national champion Indiana and No. 11 Michigan State. “We love Madison,” head coach John Trask said. “The guys love to play at home, the field is absolutely beautiful and we are starting to get a lot of fans and a lot of people from the community. When we are at home, my guys feel like they are invincible.” Sometimes, capping off a perfect season is the hardest part. But the Badgers (4-2-0 Big Ten, 13-32 overall) handled the pressure and beat Ohio State soundly 2-0 Friday night. The win was significant enough to secure the No. 2 seed in the Big Ten Tournament, allowing the team to celebrate Senior Night and sent off the team’s 13 seniors the right way. “To see a group of 13 guys realize their dreams as student athletes at Wisconsin, it’s a really exciting time for my staff and the players involved with this program,” Trask said. “It couldn’t happen to a nicer group of guys and guys that have been dedicated since the moment they walked on campus ... I’ve never been more proud of a Senior Night.” The Badgers have shifted focus to the Big Ten Tournament and beyond to the NCAA tournament. But first on the plate for Wisconsin is Northwestern, who boasts sophomore forward Joey Calistri, who led the Big Ten in goals with 12 this season, and junior goalkeeper Tyler Miller, who was last season’s First
Team All-Big Ten goalkeeper. “Northwestern is an excellent program,” Trask said. “They were a little banged up when we played them, but I’m sure it will be all hands on deck Wednesday. They’ve got the leading goal scorer in the conference and they have the top goalkeeper game in and game out.” Wisconsin’s shot-stopper, senior Max Jentsch, has become the starter for the tail end of the season and has three shutouts this year, all against Big Ten opponents. Whether it is holding on to a 1-0 lead at Northwestern, scoring with one second left to force overtime and an eventual win against DePaul, or coming back from two goals down twice against Indiana, the Badgers have shown their determination all season long. “We’ve shown that we are pretty resilient,” Trask said. “This group finds a way to get it done and I think there is a belief in them. As
I told them the other day, they are standing in a doorway and the door is wide open, they aren’t knocking any more. Are they willing to step through it. Because I still believe there is a lot more in this team.” Wisconsin’s veteran leadership will look to guide the team to success in the postseason. “We have four excellent captains and 13 leaders,” Trask said. “We are a northern part of the country type of soccer team: We can possess the ball and we’ve got flash but we are big, we are disciplined and we are strong.” Home or away, Wisconsin has not lost in their last five games. “We are playing some stingy defense and scoring goals, we’re healthy and we are peaking at the right time,” Trask said. “Seeing some snow flurries today gets me excited as a college soccer coach because that’s when you know it’s time to get rolling.”
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Senior goalkeeper Max Jentsch tallied three shutouts during the regular season and figures to be a key cog in UW’s playoff run.
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BCS should be remembered for creating competitiveness grey satterfield 50 shades of grey
he writing is on the wall. The Bowl Championship Subdivision’s days are all but over. It is only a matter of time before the new College Football Playoff makes its way onto the scene and the BCS will become a faint memory. Before the BCS meets it’s heralded demise, it is important to remember it in a positive light. Not only was the BCS leaps and bounds better than what we had, the BCS was a good system. Not a perfect system (that doesn’t exist) but a good system that relatively speaking, did a good job matching up the two best teams for the national title. It wasn’t always pretty, but it works. The best quality that the BCS should be remembered for was that under this system, every game counts. In August, over 120 teams have a shot for the national title, but as the season wears on, more and more teams suffer a loss and watch their title hopes fade to dust. Just one loss usually spells despair for a team’s dreams. Because of this, you have to play your best football every week. Under the current system, every week is a playoff. Every game is a win or go home situation. In the NFL a 10-6 team can back into the playoffs, “gets hot at the right time” and wins the Super Bowl (I’m looking at you, Green Bay). In
college football, perfection is the requirement. Just last week, Oregon took on Stanford in a battle of PAC12 powers. Stanford jumped to a 26-0 lead and Oregon’s national title dreams appeared to be nothing but 76 percent nitrogen and 23 percent oxygen. But suddenly, the Ducks stormed back. They weren’t just fighting to win the game or beat a division rival. They were playing for their season. That game on Thursday Night in Palo Alto was Oregon’s national title, and because their comeback fell short, they are destined for an Orange Bowl date with mediocrity. Under a playoff, Oregon could still back into a shot at the championship, and they might have cut their losses and not tried to fight back so valiantly in that game. The BCS creates the fiercest level of competition in every game. Next month’s final BCS rankings should not be celebrated like the fall of the Berlin Wall, but rather be seen as a great decade-plus of competitive college football, and a very important catalyst for the tournament that we’re about to indulge in. Don’t get me wrong, the tournament is going to be awesome. Who isn’t excited to listen to Barry Alvarez and Condoleezza Rice argue over which one-loss SEC team deserves to jump past every team in the Big Ten? The future of college football is bright, but the past is not dark. The BCS made college football better. Does Grey have a point, or do you think the BCS was designed by the devil himself ? Email email@example.com to let him know.
The Daily Cardinal - Wednesday, November 13, 2013