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“About You, For You”

A Timely Trend A recent survey showed that nearly a third of millenials surveyed wear a wrist watch often. Full Story, Page 5

Jane Goodall Inspires RSO’s Actions

A newly organized RSO on campus aims to follow the goals that Jane Goodall has made prominent. Full Story, Page 5

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Presidential Candidate Bo Renner’s ASG experience includes serving as an ASG senator, chairman of Transit and Parking, and chairman of the Walton College of Business Caucus. “Dad told me at a young age that there are plenty of people who will call out problems, but there are very few who will fix them,” Renner said. RENNER “I have always tried to be somebody who will be the solution rather than someone who just calls out the problems.” If elected, Renner plans to permanently provide students with Scantrons, improve parking for off-campus students and the UA as a whole, consider alternative ways for students to pay off parking fines, and make syllabi available for students online before enrollment. One idea that could help alleviate parking issues is to relocate freshmen parking to a different lot, Renner said. Renner also said that allowing students to work off parking fines through community service would be a great alternative to paying off parking fines. “I’ve lived here my entire life, was born and raised here in Fayetteville,” Renner said. “All I’ve known my entire life is the Razorbacks, and no one is going to work harder for it than me for it.” Ellie Keffler is running for vice president on Renner’s ticket. Keffler serves as the campus environment manager, where she works on various aspects of campus experience as a whole. If elected, Keffler said she is most excited to put a syllabus bank online. This initiative is beneficial for both faculty and students because it will give students a heads up about class expectations and hopefully decrease the number of students who drop classes, Keffler said. Keffler said she has KEFFLER already begun work

Presidential Candidate Will Simpson served as director of legislative affairs in cabinet during his sophomore year and serves as a senator this year. If elected, Simpson plans to help the UA reach its goal of becoming a top-20 research university without sacrificing teacher quality. SIMPSON Simpson is also dedicated to getting better student seating in Bud Walton Arena and to easing student parking issues by creating a commuter parking lot for freshmen. Simpson said he would rather ASG be a “go-and-do organization instead of a come-and-see group.” He also plans to make ASG activity more transparent to students and to make its website more accessible. “The UA is in a good position to grow,” Simpson said. “We just have to control it so that we don’t sacrifice quality for quantity.” Ellen Rudolph, running for vice president on Simpson’s ticket, worked as a senator for Residents’ Interhall Congress her freshman year and is currently a senator for the Walton College of Business. Rudolph helped re-create an organization called Greeks Going Green along with her opponent Ellie Keffler. Rudolph serves as vice president of the group. If elected, Rudolph said she wants to make Homecoming a more sustainable event, open up communication lines between different groups on campus to encourage more collaboration and make ASG more transparent to the student body. Rudolph also said she is passionate about increasing the caliber for earning a degree from the UA. Will Strickland, running for treasurer on Simpson’s RUDOLPH ticket, is a junior ac-

The slowdown in print advertising revenue has arrived on the UA’s doorstep. The Arkansas Traveler, the UA’s student-run newspaper, is projected have a budget deficit of about $72,000 by the end of the fiscal year, a representative of student media said. The fiscal year closes June 30. “I’m trying to balance everything out and find ways to get to the end of the year with the least amount of red ink,” said Director of Student Media Steve Wilkes in an interview Tuesday. The newspaper’s projected deficit comes on the heels of the much larger $3.3 million deficit recorded by the UA’s Advancement Division for fiscal year 2012 and a correction to a December presentation by the dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, which left the impression the college ended last year with a $2 million deficit. Wilkes discovered the paper’s projected deficit when he compiled the second-quarter budget report, which was due in early February, he said. Wilkes handles the financial aspects of running student media, which is a department under the division of student affairs. Student leaders handle content production for their organizations, which include the Traveler, the Razorback yearbook, UATV and KXUA. Student media is a separate department from the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism. Wilkes announced the projected deficit at a student media board meeting on Feb. 21, according to interviews with Wilkes and several members of the board. The projected deficit will not affect the operations of the other student media organizations, Wilkes said. The student media board is appointed by Student Affairs

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Hogs Bounce Back With Sweep of Aztecs The Razorback Baseball team completed a four game sweep of San Diego State over the weekend to bounce back from a bad weekend in Arizona. Full Story, Page 7

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Students Face Problems With Public Intoxication

SAI Benefit Concert to ‘Save the Music’

Anna Davis Staff Writer There are multiple public intoxication arrests made every week on the UA campus. This past weekend, four alcohol-related arrests were made. “A person commits the offense of public intoxication if he appears in a public place manifestly under the influence of alcohol ... and under circumstances such that he is likely to endanger himself or other persons or property,” according to the 2010 Arkansas Code. The most common way to end up with a public intoxi-

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Caroline Potts Staff Photographer The Jazz Hatters perform at the Sigma Alpha Iota Benefit Concert at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Saturday, March 9. The proceeds benefit VH1’s Save The Music Program.


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Farmer’s Almanac Winter Predictions Not Too Accurate

Megan Smith Staff Writer

Weather predictions by the Farmer’s Almanac for this winter hit some high points, but many predictions were not up to par. Winter in Fayetteville has kept up with the chaotic weather that Arkansas is known for. This was to be expected, but the low temperatures and 3 inches of snow that were predicted did not come true. The average February in Fayetteville consists of an average high of 51 degrees, an average low of 28 and around 1.5 inches of snow, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). January generally sees 2.3 inches of snow and slightly cooler temperatures. As any resident of Fayetteville knows, this did not happen. The Farmer’s Almanac predicted an average temperature of 39 degrees in February and heavy snowfall in the middle of the month. The UA’s snow day on Feb. 20 could be considered in the middle of the month, but it was a far cry from heavy. According to the Weather Channel website, there were 0.46 inches of precipitation on that day. Compared to the foot of snow that the Little Rock area got on Christmas, 0.46 inches is nothing. The end of the month also brought the 39-degree average that was to be expected. The beginning of the month was fairly warm. Two weeks before the snow day, there was a high of 65 degrees. The Farmer’s Almanac is also predicting heavy snow between March 13 and 18. The Weather Channel states that the high should be between 66 and 70 degrees. The average temperature in the middle of March is 60 degrees, according to the Weatherspark website. While it is safe to assume that the Weather Channel’s prediction will be closer to correct, either outcome would be much different than usual. March 18 is also the end of Fayetteville’s cold season, according to Weatherspark. The chance of snow on that day based on averages from years past is around 5 percent. After this, the chances fall until they hit zero in early May. One pattern worth notic-

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How to Get a Government Contract Local, State or Federal for Your Small Business Emily Rhodes Staff Photographer Trey Cawthon and Matthew Heckman play snow baseball at the Greek Theater, Wednesday, Feb. 20. ing is the increase of snow flurries. While there were only two, arguably three, days of major snowfall, there were many days marked by morning flurries. It is too early to make any assumptions until full reports come out about the winter season, but this could be become the new norm. The past few winters have been full of small snowfalls across the United States and a handful of major storms. If current predictions stay true, it seems that temperatures will only be rising from this point on. Fayetteville residents can say goodbye to winter and welcome in the spring weather.

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and is composed of the student leaders for each medium, their faculty advisors, the director of student media and representatives from University Relations, the division of finance and administration, the Associated Student Government, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the chair of the journalism department, according to a description on the provost’s website. Traveler Editor-in-Chief Chad Woodard first heard about the projected deficit at that board meeting, he said. “I was a little bit shocked, but I wasn’t floored,” Woodard said. “I felt as if we were probably behind some in advertising sales.” The bulk of the projected deficit is because of an adjustment to the advertising revenue expected through the year. Wilkes expects $71,920 less this year compared to last year, according to documents he provided for this report. The collapse in advertising revenue is not just a local issue. Nationally, newspaper advertising revenue has been declining each year since 2005,

mulate a sizable surplus, he said. Harbin said student affairs doesn’t like to shift money from one department to another. “We think each department should be fiscally responsible in their own means,” he said. “Having to ask a department to bail out another department is not something we want to have.” Typically that deficit is reapplied at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts on July 1, he said. “They will start with the deficits that they had from the previous year, and they would account for those deficits in the next year,” he said. The media board would be responsible for making any decisions to change the frequency of publication, not student affairs, Harbin said. “If they came back and said, ‘We want to do something unaffordable,’ I think at that point we would have to say that simply can’t happen because we can’t pay for it,” he said. “The folks on that board are all very reasonable. I think once they know what we can afford, they’ll work within that.” Six thousand copies of the

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according to the Newspaper Association of America, a nonprofit organization that represents newspapers in the United States and Canada. In 2005, the association noted $47.4 billion spent on newspaper print advertising. In 2011, the most recent year data is available, only $20.7 billion was spent. That’s a decline of 56.4 percent in seven years. Wilkes said there’s no solution right now to cut costs dramatically enough to reduce the deficit. He created some forecasting budgets based on different scenarios, such as changing the frequency of publication to just once a week, down from four times a week now, he said. If the Traveler began publishing once a week beginning March 1, which has already passed, the loss of advertising revenue would be greater than the savings from printing fewer editions, Wilkes said. If the paper ceased publication in print and went onlineonly, a big chunk of the potential advertising revenue would be lost and the student workers would still have to be paid, Wilkes said. “To me the best course of action would be to let the year play out, for us to work as hard as we can to make this number as small as we can and to make a course correction at the beginning of next year,” Wilkes said. The paper would need some help from student affairs or the journalism department to cover the deficit, he said. The main thing is to set up a more realistic printing schedule that can be sustained over time, he said. Whatever gap is left will be met with funds from another department in student affairs, said Judd Harbin, associate dean of students said by phone Wednesday. Those surpluses in other departments can happen in a number of ways, Harbin said. Personnel vacancies can accu-

Traveler are printed for each edition, Wilkes said. With more and more people on their smartphones, print is struggling to remain relevant, he said. “I think a print product can be viable, but it has to be more targeted,” he said. He would like to see a “weekly plus” edition with a very aggressive online component, he said. Wilkes described the print edition as a larger, once-a-week newspaper, with special editions for events such as a home football game. Four years ago, the Traveler printed once a week, he said. That change was based on a softening of advertising sales beginning in 2007. “I strongly suggested to the Traveler staff and faculty at that time that we change the paper from essentially a print newspaper with a website to a weekly newspaper with an aggressive website,” Wilkes said. “From my point of view, we saw it and we did something about it, and had we stayed there we wouldn’t have the deficit today.” The Traveler generates most of its money from advertising sales. Students pay a media fee, which is 69 cents per credit hour and is collected to support campus media. That money generated from that fee is projected to be $396,411 this year, according to budgets provided by student affairs. The Traveler is projected to use about $84,000. “I think the issue here is you can do different things in production to cut costs but keep what also is needed to support the journalism program,” said Daniel Pugh, vice provost for student affairs and dean of students. “Covering the campus is critical. We’re providing opportunities for students to have real-life experiences.” Jon Schleuss is a senior in the journalism program. He has worked for UA student media for the last five years.

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to set this legislation in motion. Faculty members are in favor of this idea just as much as students, Keffler said. Matt Chaffin is running for treasurer on Renner’s ticket. Chaffin is a finance major and the treasurer of his pledge class. Chaffin hopes to set up a fund to provide students with Scantrons, increase student involvement by hosting more university events and improve campus safety through mobile apps. “I want to give back to the school who has given so much to me,” Chaffin said. Keffler also plans to give students a better sense of security by bringing a blue-light safety app to the UA.

counting major who served as the treasurer of Beta Epsilon Chi and currently serves on the Distinguished Lectures Committee. “It is my job to be personable and open to RSOs,” Strickland said. “RSOs need to know that I’m there as treasurer to help them and that my door is always open to RSOs.” Strickland plans to allocate more money to RSOs and provide students with testing materials by reallocating funds that are already in place. “There is over $100,000 of student-fee money that has not been allocated to RSOs yet, and that money needs to be allocated this semester,” Strickland said. RSOs need to be educated on

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BACH An app like this could really alleviate parents’ concerns for their children’s safety and make students feel more secure as well, Keffler said. Lindsey Bach, running for secretary on Renner’s ticket, serves on the cabinet as the administrative assistant to the Fresh Hogs vice president and the assistant coordinator of membership for the Fresh Hogs program. Over the past year, Bach has been working on legislation to bring Tusk, the Razorbacks’ official mascot, to live on campus. If elected, Bach plans to create a Listserv for students who are interested in learning about what ASG is doing. Of course, this would be optional and only for those students who are interested, but this is one way to get the student body more involved and knowledgeable about ASG, Bach said.

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Stewart Pence is an independent candidate running for treasurer. Pence serves as president of Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience (SOOIE). Through his work with the program, Pence is familiar with and has experience working with RSOs. Pence has also had six years of experience as vice president of finance at a multimillion-dollar fabrication company and serves as vice president of finance for Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. “I’m here to make sure RSOs get their funding,” Pence said. “I make sure these events run well, they’re publicized, and that processes and procedures are well-maintained.” Pence said he chose to run without a ticket to challenge the system. “Even though I am a Greek candidate, I feel that our campus does not represent Greeks well in ASG and as a result we isolate just a segment of the population to vote,” Pence said. “If we do that, we are not a student government; we are a special-interest group.”

BLYTHE how to apply for funding, Strickland said. “It is a daunting and intimidating task, and they need to know how to do it and be educated on the process,” he said. Drew Blythe is running for secretary on Simpson’s ticket. Although Blythe does not currently have any ASG experience, she said she feels that the various other roles of leadership she has held have prepared her for the position. If elected, Blythe wants to make classrooms more userfriendly to students. “I really want to work on quality classrooms with Englishproficient teachers,” Blythe said. One idea in the works is to make a UA website similar to Rate My Professor where teacher evaluations are public for students to see, Blythe said.

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PROBLEMS continued from page 1 cation offense is by walking with a group of people and doing something out of the ordinary, like stumbling, walking off the curb or kicking a trash can, to get the police’s attention. The amount of arrests for public intoxication in the street compared to arrests in a building is almost equal. “The officer will go check on the person, will see if they have a flushed face and if their manor is in disarray or if they smell like alcohol,” said Lt. Gary Crain, UAPD spokesman. The police officer will then try talking to the person and in doing so will determine if that person is in a

clear state of mind to make it home safely. The main concern to the police officer is if the person can make it home safely without endangering themselves, someone’s property or someone in the area. “To avoid getting a public intoxication, if a person is out drinking, I suggest to call a cab or a friend, or if walking in the street, do not bring attention to yourself,” Crain said. Getting a public intoxication is a Class C misdemeanor. A person who is charged will have to go to court and either pled guilty or innocent. If the person is convicted, they will have to pay a fine from $200-500.

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After Work, Turn Off the Smartphone

Joe DelNero Opinion Editor College is a time to get connected. You connect with teachers, family, friends and future employers. This connection moves at the speed of 4G on the iPhone and Android smartphones most of us keep in our pockets. As I near graduation, I am starting to realize my current job as a full-time student follows me everywhere I go. I’m getting nervous. When I was younger, my dad would come home from work and play basketball with me, grill dinner on the back porch and talk with my mother. When I get home from classes, I’m checking my emails, working on future story ideas for the Traveler and developing content for my advanced television class. I’m nervous when I graduate, if I have the typical 9-to-5 job, will a smartphone in my pocket keep me glued to work still? If I am plugged into the smartphone networks, my employer may expect me to be on the clock at all times simply because access to email at the touch of a button is so simple. Just under 50 percent of employed respondents to a survey by the Pew Research Center said they were doing work from home, and 18 percent said they were working from home daily. Rather than being split in two, a work life and a home life, work is ebbing into the home at 4G speeds. I know I would rather not be included with the 49 percent of employees who say information communication

technologies (ICTs) like the smartphone, email and tablets increase the level of stress from work and make it harder to disconnect from work at home and over the weekends, according to the Pew Research Center. It makes sense these gadgets have caused workloads to increase. We can check documents and files during a coffee break. We can send emails scheduling meetings during lunch. We can use our smartphones to publicize events. We can use smartphones to accomplish work from anywhere in the world. We are no longer limited by the bulky desktop computers. We can work faster, work more efficiently and, instead of a conference call, problems can be solved with a five-minute iChat. However, that five-minute chat should not happen at my dinner table. When I go home to Kansas City and sit down with my family, I do not want to be connected to my boss or professors, even if I do enjoy the work. I personally feel it is obnoxious of me to expect the people around me can be put on hold while I am typing away at my phone. It’s the opposite of five years ago when I had my Motorola Razr. I would pay attention to the present first, then look at texts later. Now, I get an email and everything freezes until I have read the email, responded and checked my other social media and email accounts. In the future, hypothetically, if I have a family of my own, will I freeze them as I respond to work requests? In two months, I will be looking for a job with high expectations for the quantity and quality of my work. But I will also be looking for the job that understands when I am off the clock, I am off the clock. Joe DelNero is a senior broadcast journalism major and the opinion editor of the Arkansas Traveler.

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Voter ID Legislation is Unconstitutional

Will Watson Staff Columnist Among the litany of bad public policies emerging from the 89th General Assembly in Arkansas, this one may be the most destructive and longest lasting. State Sen. Bryan King from Carroll County — just northeast of our Fayetteville campus — introduced his legislation to require all voters to show a form of photo identification in order to cast a ballot. You may be asking, “Why shouldn’t you have to prove who you are to vote?” One of my fellow students here at the UA echoed this question in a column on Wednesday. It’s a simple answer, enshrined at least two different places in the U.S. Constitution. The 14th Amendment to the Constitution reads, in part, “No state shall make or enforce any law which shall

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Aside from the fact that voter ID laws are a solution in search of a problem, they are also extremely costly to the state. Republicans almost always underestimate the cost to get the program passed, then put the burden of enforcing the new restrictive laws on existing bureaucracy. What’s funny is they can’t — or won’t — answer how they are going to pay for providing a new ID to voters — obviously at no cost since we don’t want to create a new poll tax, wink wink. They won’t tell us how they will pay to notify voters they have to get a new ID or what the new rules are. They won’t tell us how they will pay for new ID machines and forms for processing voter ID requests. And they certainly won’t tell us how they will pay for all the new provisional ballots disenfranchised voters will cast only to be thrown out because they didn’t have the proper ID. Now they tell us they won’t enact this legislation until the state has money to pay for free ID cards for everyone. I’m not buying it. Plain and simple, Republican legislators cannot win with minority populations on policy. So rather than adapt or change policy, they

have to find a way to keep those folks from voting. Voila, voter identification laws. The sad fact is with a current GOP majority and some less-than-stalwart Democrats in the legislature, voter ID may easily pass. The unfortunate part is the taxpayers of Arkansas will have to foot the bill for these new costs and when we are taken to court over the potential unconstitutionality of our new policies. The legislators know exactly what they’re doing when they try to bring back exclusionary voting laws that limit the citizenship of a certain part of our population. They just hope we’re too stupid or lazy to figure it out and call them on it. When I consider these proposals, I cannot help but think on the men who died to bring the ballot to a population that was enslaved. Or the women who were beaten, jailed and ostracized for seeking suffrage. Or the marchers at Selma and Montgomery. We have come too far to turn back to any policy that limits access to the ballot. Will Watson is a graduate student in the public administration program and is a staff columnist for the Arkansas Traveler.

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abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States.” In short, why should there be any hurdle to casting a ballot, a sacred duty of every American citizen, enshrined in our founding documents and defended by men and women in uniform every day? The real answer to why the new Republican majority in the legislature wants a voter identification law is equally easy, and much less noble than the stated goal of protecting the ballot. It is proven, in studies like the one conducted by Timothy Vercellotti and David Anderson at Rutgers University, voter ID laws negatively influence the turnout of minority voters — voters much less likely to support Republican candidates. In the new HBO series “The Newsroom,” fictional anchor Will McAvoy makes a very concise statement on why voter ID laws have become so popular: “This would be called a solution without a problem, but it’s not. It’s just a solution to a different problem. Republicans have a hard time getting certain people to vote for them, so life would be a lot easier if certain people just weren’t allowed to vote at all.”

In the course of a single day, we hear about hundreds, if not thousands, of inventions that are going to make a profound difference in our lives. Sometimes they are positive, and sometimes our doom is impending. Regardless, I have been really interested in something lately, and I wanted to share it with you. It may just change your life. Then again, maybe not. We shall see. My interest was piqued when I saw “Skyfall,” the most recent installment in the James Bond series. If you haven’t seen this film, please continue reading because the point can still be made. At some point in the film, Bond hops into an Aston Martin

DB5. My friends, this is a priceless automobile, and the same model that was driven by Sean Connery in 1965’s “Goldfinger.” In most movies, when a car crashes, it’s a real crash. In the past Bond installments, Aston Martin simply sold a couple extra cars for the sake of crashing. But this car is different. It’s un-crashable. So, what you may be wondering now is, “Then how did the vehicle get shot?” Here’s the cool part: Three irreplaceable Aston’s were 3D-printed specifically to be blown up. When I read this, I was mind-blown. I looked at my computer and said, “You mean to tell me they printed a car?” Yes, that is what it meant to tell me. And so I dove headfirst into the world of 3D printing, intent on gaining some insight into this novelty — primarily, if we can print cars, can we print practical things? I am happy to report that the answer is yes. Yes we can. 3D printing is a technology analysts are split over. Some say it has the power to change manufacturing as we know it; others say the power is limited. Either way, it’s here, and I predict it’s about to make an

impact. So, how does it work? Unlike traditional manufacturing techniques, which usually focus on carving some object out of a raw material, a 3D printer manufactures an object by putting it together in thin layers. It’s basically the opposite approach to manufacturing. And get this: If you can dream it, you can make it. The cool thing about the technology is that once you can design something using a computer-aided design (CAD) program, you can plug it into a 3D printer and have it made. It takes the object down to a two-dimensional level then assembles it in thin layers with either liquid plastic or powder that is then hardened by a laser. This method of design and implementation allows 3D printers to produce extremely complex products, like an exactreplica Aston Martin. You may be wondering how all this could apply to you. Well, in many more ways than one. This could make manufacturing easier and potentially bring plants and jobs back to the United States through the practicality of the medium. It could also put more emphasis on

the need for computer-literate individuals familiar with the CAD programs. Beyond job benefits, the number of things you can print is unbelievable. According to Endgadget, a man recently had a portion of his skull replaced by an implant created by a 3D printer to match the exact dimensions of his cranium. At the UA, we may not be 3D printing yet, but it doesn’t seem impossible. The printers run from $2,000 to $3,000 and can be used to create things from skull implants to iPhone cases. The plausibility of 3D printing is super exciting and could make life for students here much easier. Imagine if you had a 3D printing quota! Head over to Mullins and print up a new piece of jewelry, some new shoes or a Frisbee. Although that scenario isn’t likely by tomorrow morning, it’s very possible within the next few years. I, for one, am looking forward to it. TJ Stallbaumer is a sophomore journalism major in the Advertising/ PR sequence and a staff columnist for the Arkansas Traveler.


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Students Design Clothing for NWA Fashion Week Alex Golden Staff Writer

Madelynne Jones Staff Writer The cellphone generation is abandoning reliance on cellphones when it comes to telling time. More than just a trendy addition to daily attire for men and women, watches are a practical, more efficient alternative to cellphones. Nearly a third of Millennials surveyed wear a watch often, according to an October survey conducted by YPulse, a youth-marketing-centered research group. About 68 percent wear a watch for practicality, and 65 percent wear one for fashion. Men are more likely to wear a watch than women. There are watches for the fashion forward, the always late to class and the adventurous. “An analog watch looks classy,” said sophomore Sam Kinect. “I use it to tell time and to not be so attached to my phone.” A sophisticated, classy watch does

not just mean a brand-new Rolex. Class means leather, and leather watches can be as cheap as $35 from Urban Outfitters or as pricy as a $115 Swiss-made watch from Fossil. Local businesses like The Mustache sell wooden watches, and Flying Possum Leather will do custom leather watch straps for about $20. Swatch watches, modern, simple watches usually sold in solid colors, are making a comeback from their original 1983 debut. You can buy one starting at $50, or ask your parents if they still have theirs. When buying a watch, first ask yourself what you’ll be using it for. If you’ll be wearing it every day, invest in a nice watch. If you’re iffy about your dedication to it, buy a cheap watch first. A silver or gold frame will be more expensive with lasting quality, and mixed metals and alloys will be more affordable, according to an article on AskMen.com. Plexiglass is the cheapest of watch crystals, the clear face

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that protects the actual clock, and the least likely to shatter, but the most likely to scratch, according to AskMen.com. Mineral glass won’t scratch, but is more fragile. Sophomore Jacob Chesnut wears his watch on the inside of his wrist. “It’s harder to pull my phone out of my pocket,” he said. “This is on my wrist and I can turn it over.” Chesnut uses his Timex Ironman digital watch mostly for timing intervals while running and to check his heart beat, a habit his high school cross country coach taught him. “It has some scratches on it, but that just shows our friendship,” Chesnut said. Digital watches are a good buy if you’re an active person. Timex and Nike watches are praised for their durability and sleekness, according to AskMen.com. Digital watches will become more expensive with each feature, including GPS, timers and pulse monitors. If you’re just looking for a basic watch, simple $20 digital watches can be found at Target or Walmart. Sophomore Elizabeth Heckmann uses her basic watch just to know what time it is, she said. She also fastened her chapstick to the strap with a hair tie so she doesn’t lose it. It conveniently fits on the inside of her wrist. Techies can look forward to the hopeful release of the Apple iWatch. A recent Bloomberg article reported buyers may be able to make calls, use Siri and check map coordinates with the iWatch.

RSO OF THE WEEK

Jane Goodall Inspires RSO’s Actions

Stephanie Ehrler Staff Writer

Chimpanzees and humans share 96 percent of their genomes, which is an organism’s entire hereditary information, according to the National Geographic website. Jane Goodall, who is esteemed for her 45year study of chimpanzees, gave a lecture to the UA in October of 2012. She also founded the Jane Goodall Institute, which is a non-profit organization that strives to empower people to make a difference for all living things, according to the Jane Goodall Institute website. A newly organized RSO on campus aims to follow the goals that Jane Goodall has made prominent. “I decided to join Roots and Shoots because I liked the aspects that it covered; trying to better the environment, mentor children and caring for animals are all really important things,” said Whitney Owens, wellness coordinator of Roots and Shoots and a sophomore kinesiology major. Roots and Shoots’ mission is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment, according to the UA RSO website. We are truly inspired by the life/beliefs and philosophies of Dr. Jane Goodall, said Hope McLemore, senior community health promotion major. Her words and challenges are inspiring and motivating. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to be a part of Roots and Shoots. Even though we have just begun our efforts as an RSO in support of the Jane Goodall Institute, the very nature of what Roots and Shoots is about seems to have instilled a special spirit and energy in our group. All students are welcome to attend a meeting that will take place after spring break. Members do not have to pay dues, but they must fill out a form. For more information, contact roots@ uark.edu. Roots and Shoots allows members to engage, and it is very fulfilling to look into the eyes of the children and animals that R&S has started to serve, said Dr. Ed Mink, Roots and Shoots faculty advisor. “Roots and Shoots promotes understanding of all culture and beliefs because it is a club with values that promote the well-being of the entire environment,” Owens said. “It supports diversity by welcoming any race, culture, gender or ethnicity. It is open to anyone who wants to be involved with his or her community and

Mary McKay Staff Photographer Jane Goodall speaks at a UA lecture event in October 2012. The Roots and Shoots RSO works to promote the works of Jane Goodall and to better the environment. environment. My favorite thing about being involved with R&S is getting to know new people, and seeing different people come together with the common goal of bettering ourselves and the world we live in.” The RSO plans on attending an alternative spring break to the Buffalo River that is being sponsored by the UA Off-Campus Connections. Members plan to assist in cutting and building a trail along a river. They also are working toward creating a grant to fund youth groups to allow them to go to Buffalo River for their mentor program. “We are going to help with a Family Book Club Celebration & Karaoke Party event at the Springdale Public Library’s Children’s Department on April 6th,” McLemore said. “Roots and Shoots will also participate in the Great American Cleanup as they select an area in Fayetteville to restore.” Making the world a better place is the priority of Roots and Shoots, but the members also work on improving themselves, too. “Our projects and activities will represent the institute and serve to make the environment, other people, and other species more healthy and well, McLemore said. “Additionally, a part of our meetings and various service efforts consists of our members engaging in and learning about practices to enhance their own

“Roots and Shoots promotes understanding of all culture and beliefs because it is a club with values that promote the well-being of the entire environment.” Whitney Owens

Wellness coordinator of Roots and Shoots and a sophomore kinesiology major personal well-being. For example, before one of our meetings we practiced tai chi together and will incorporate Yoga and mindfulness activities into future meetings and events.” Roots and Shoots currently consists of 21 people, who in their endeavor to improve the planet forged friendships. “My favorite thing about being involved is the sense of community and fellowship I feel with our members and the impact I am having on our environment and in our community,” McLemore said. “It is a very rewarding experience.”

This week, as fashionistas from all over northwest Arkansas gather to see new trends on the runway, UA student designers are watching models take the form of what they have envisioned, sketched and sewed together for the past few months. Senior apparel studies major Alisa May is one of those designers. Seventeen models will display 17 looks that she designed herself. “I like to think that it’s pretty edgy, but can be dressed down to not look so hardcore,” she said. May began learning how to sew and make her own clothes in seventh grade. Growing up, she lived in several places including Dallas, New York and Colorado. She said that having to adapt so much helped her to have an open mind, even in the way people dress. “When I first started in college, I was taking other classes that I was horrible at, and I was like, ‘No, (apparel studies) is where I’m supposed to be. This is what I’m good at,’” she said. The undergraduate program here has helped her because it focuses both on the design and merchandising sides of fashion, she said. She took a flat pattern class that taught her how to make her own patterns. May uses what she sees people wearing on the street as inspiration. She aims for her clothes to be wearable, but different, she said. “The toughest part is making up my mind,” she said. “I’m the toughest person to work with.” May also likes to play with trends that are often considered feminine, like printed pants, to incorporate them into menswear. “I like to think, ‘If women can wear it, why can’t men?’” May said. May described seeing her clothes on a runway as “really vulnerable.” “Once it’s on a runway, there’s no changing it,” she said. “The thing about sketches is it’s on paper and it comes to life.” Designers were also responsible for selecting their own models and coming up with how they wanted their hair and makeup to look. “The energy backstage — it’s amazing. All the hype and excitement — it’s great,” she said. “Backstage is organized chaos. It’s a lot of clothes flying everywhere. There are photographers, bloggers … a lot of picture-taking. Some people are really stressed out.” After graduation, May hopes to intern in Los Angeles and is considering working in costume design, she said. Senior apparel studies major Lindsey Gallagher was not always sure fashion was the path for her. She was a biology major at Hendrix College in Conway before transferring to the UA. “I always wanted to be a personal shopper, but I was told in career class that that wasn’t a real job … I was always good at science, but I didn’t enjoy it. I feel like I’m good at this, and I enjoy it,” she said. Gallagher worked at Anthropologie in Little Rock, a clothing store affiliated with Urban Outfitters. The creativity there inspired her to pursue fashion, she said. “I took a sewing class, which was traumatizing to me at first,” Gallagher said. Prior to coming to the UA, she only knew the basics of sewing, but has now made six outfits for her Fashion Week collection. Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week will be the first show to include Gallagher’s designs. “I’m usually a person who throws things together. This involves a lot of planning,” she said. “I’m trying to find method to the madness.” One of the hardest parts about designing for her first show has been making the clothes the right sizes to fit the models, especially since she did not know who her models were until February, she said. One of Gallagher’s favorite clothing brands is Free People, which has a slightly Bohemian style and is on the pricey side. “People who have that style don’t necessarily have that bank account,” she said. Gallagher said she would like to create clothes with a similar style that people can afford. “I’d like to actually sell clothes to local boutiques … It’s everyday wear that can be considered trendy, but for the right person, it can fit into their style and they can wear it for several years,” she said.


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ACROSS 1 Money under a mattress, e.g. 6 Poses a question 10 Hired rides 14 Singer Lena 15 Apt name for a windstorm? 16 Hollywood celeb 17 Cyclone center 20 Spotted 21 Pitcher’s mistake 22 Feral no more 23 Adds highlights at the salon 25 Sources of storage chest wood 26 Roy Orbison hit featured in a Gere/ Roberts film 31 By surface area, second-largest Great Lake 32 Rent-a-car choice 33 Apply daintily 36 Ladder rung 37 Taj __ 39 Gospel singer Winans 40 Needing no Rx 41 Late-night Jay 42 Coffees, in slang 43 Exerciser’s motto 47 Shipping container 49 Inaugural pledge 50 Sarandon of “Thelma & Louise”

51 Channel for business types 53 Magna __ laude 56 Debtors’ documents suggested by the sequence of the first words of 17-, 26- and 43-Across 60 50-and-over org. 61 1,000 meters, briefly 62 Hindu guru 63 Loch of legend 64 “By Jove!” 65 Extremely pale DOWN 1 Her, subjectively 2 Hot Wheels and hula hoops 3 Region 4 Flower that usually blooms in winter 5 Playboy founder, for short 6 Thunderstruck 7 Bellow in a library? 8 Spock’s captain 9 Photog’s camera choice 10 Large, noisy insect 11 Starters of the first race? 12 Silly mistake 13 Winter coasters 18 Help illegally 19 List components 24 Japanese money

25 Spiral shape 26 Too-too 27 Sci-fi’s Jabba the __ 28 Forerunners 29 Search engine name 30 Appalachian state: Abbr. 34 Berry in modern diet supplements 35 Oscar category word 37 Chow __ 38 Picnic pest 39 Reliable moneymakers 41 Téa of “Tower Heist” 42 Scribble (down) 44 Postal purchases 45 Drink named for a Scottish hero 46 Like some nighties 47 Channel for political types 48 Psychic glows 51 Forensics team members: Abbr. 52 The Big Easy acronym 54 The Beehive State 55 Kid’s enthusiastic “I do!” 57 Compete in a slalom 58 Clandestine govt. org. 59 Admission in a confessional


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TRACK & FIELD

Razorbacks Back On Top

Andrew Hutchinson Staff Writer

The Arkansas men’s track and field team won the 20th NCAA Indoor National Championship in school history, and its first since 2006, Saturday. Arkansas won three individual events and had 11 other athletes place in the top eight. They finished with 74 team points, 15 ahead of secondplace Florida. While this is the Razorbacks’ 41st overall national championship in indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country, it is their first since head coach Chris Bucknam replaced John McDonnell. “It was a tough nut to crack,” Bucknam said. “I hope our alumni and Coach (McDonnell) are happy with what we’ve done. We look at all the national championship banners (hanging from) the ceiling and our number one goal was to make them proud and show them that we were back.” The three individual titles came in the heptathlon, pole vault and 4x400-meter relay. The Hogs also picked up points in the 200, 400, 800, 3,000, 5,000, high jump, long jump and triple jump. Leading the heptathlon through the first six events, junior Kevin Lazas needed a strong performance in the 1,000 run to hold on to the victory. He finished the race with a

Razorbacks Finish 4th Nationally

Andrew Hutchinson Staff Writer

An RBI-double in the fifth by San Diego State junior Brad Haynal broke the tie and knocked junior pitcher Ryne Stanek out of the game. Freshman Tyler Spoon answered with an RBI-single in the seventh that tied the game and knocked out the Aztecs’ starting pitcher, junior Philip Walby. By pitching the final 2.2 innings of the game, sophomore Jalen Beeks picked up his second win of the season. Stanek and Walby each earned a no-decision and gave up three earned runs. Walby gave up six hits, four walks, had three strikeouts and threw 116 pitches in 6.1 innings. Stanek went 4.1 innings and gave up five hits, five walks and had five strikeouts. Due to the threat of thunderstorms Sunday, Arkansas played a doubleheader Saturday. The Razorbacks won game one of the doubleheader 8-2, led by freshman Trey Killian, who didn’t give up a hit in seven innings of work, and earned Van Horn’s 1000th career victory as a head coach. Killian was perfect through

Arkansas’ women’s track and field team is still searching for their first national championship after finishing fourth at the 2013 Indoor National Championship Saturday. The Razorbacks ended the meet with 42.5 team points, which was 13.5 behind the national champion, Oregon. Nine athletes qualified for the meet and all but one finished in the top eight and scored points for the team. Senior Makeba Alcide started things off for the Razorbacks Friday, clearing a height of 6-1 1/2 in the high jump. She tied Middle Tennessee State senior Ann Dudley for sixth in the event. The only Razorback not to finish in the top eight of her event was senior Ivanque Kemp. Her 8.17 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles Friday was ninth in the preliminaries and .02 seconds from qualifying her for the finals. Day one of the meet ended on a high note for the Razorbacks, as they finished third in the final event of the day, the distance medley. Their 11:00.23 time was bettered only by Michigan and Villanova. Alcide competed in the pentathlon Saturday, finishing third with 4,327 points. She actually tied Arizona State senior Keia Pinnick for second, but because Pinnick had better head-to-head marks in three of the five events, Alcide had to settle for third. Junior Sandi Morris and sophomore Tamara Myers picked up fourth-place finishes in the pole vault and triple jump, respectively, for the Razorbacks. Morris cleared a height of 14-3 1/4, while Myers jumped a distance of 43-10 on her fifth jump, increasing her distance by 4.5 inches. “Our triple jumper was the real upset. Myers was the ninth qualifier for the final and popped a big jump to move up to fourth,” head coach Lance Harter said. “Those were the points that were critical.” Arkansas’ highest finish of the meet came in the 400. Senior Regina George came in second in the 400 with a time of 51.05. Georgia freshman Shaunae Miller edged her by a mere .17 seconds. Junior Sparkle McKnight finished seventh in the 400 with a time of 52.52. In the final race of the meet, Arkansas beat Texas by .28 seconds to win their heat of the 4x400 relay. However, their 3:30.63 was still .13 seconds behind Oregon. “I felt like we had it won

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Logan Webster Staff Photographer The Razorback men’s track team celebrates after winning the 41st National Championship in program history, and the first under fifth-year head coach Chris Bucknam. time of 2 minutes, 49 seconds and collapsed at the finish line. That time gave him the final 776 points of his 6,175 total points, which was 10 ahead of Wisconsin junior Japheth Cato. If Lazas finished just one second slower, his point total would have been one shy of Cato’s. “I gave it all I had,” Lazas said. “I didn’t have anything left. I even fell at the finish line.

I was hurting, so when the scores came up, I got a spark of energy and cheered for a little bit then just laid back down.” In the pole vault, sophomore Andrew Irwin failed to clear 18-4 1/2 twice before clearing the bar on his final attempt. He defended his 2012 indoor title by clearing the bar at a height of 18-8 1/4, his personal best. “It’s nerve wracking when

it comes down to the third attempt,” Irwin said. “I don’t like going to those third attempts, but sometimes you have to.” Friday, the Razorbacks were in fourth place with a lap and a half to go in the distance medley when junior Kemoy Campbell dropped the baton. They finished ninth in the race and didn’t earn any points. When Campbell stepped onto the track Saturday, he only

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needed to finish third or better to clinch the championship for Arkansas. However, this was a long shot because he was seeded 15th out of the 16 runners. He finished second with a time of 7:46.95. “(Campbell) dug down and really got after it,” Bucknam said. “I think he indoctrinated himself as a true Hog. He knew

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Hogs Bounce Back With Sweep of Aztecs Andrew Hutchinson Staff Writer

The Arkansas baseball team rebounded following a fourloss weekend in Arizona by sweeping San Diego State in a four-game series at Baum Stadium over the weekend. In a wild weekend of baseball, Razorback fans saw a complete game three-hitter by an opposing pitcher, a walk-off home run, a near no-hitter and head coach Dave Van Horn’s 1000th career victory. Arkansas started the series with a 2-0 win over the Aztecs Thursday. The Razorbacks scored both runs in the third inning. The first came with sophomore Brian Anderson at bat. Senior Jacob Mahan attempted to steal second base, but when the catcher threw the ball down there, sophomore Brett McAfee ran home from third. Instead of tagging Mahan for the third out of the inning, San Diego State’s shortstop threw it back to the catcher, who couldn’t get the tag down on McAfee. Anderson then hit an RBI double that scored Mahan. That is all Arkansas got for

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Logan Webster Staff Photographer Head coach Dave Van Horn watches as his team completes a four game sweep of the San Diego State Aztecs, earning him the 1,000th win of his career. the rest of the game as Aztecs’ sophomore Michael Cederoth retired the next 16 batters he faced. He finished with three walks, seven strikeouts and two earned runs while tossing an eight-inning complete game three-hitter on 114 pitches. Freshman Colin Poche earned the win for the Razorbacks, going four innings and giving up three hits, striking out two and walking one. Ju-

nior Barrett Astin picked up the save. Astin now has 15 career saves, which is tied with Bill Bakewell, who played from 1977-79, for second most saves in program history. Phillip Stidham had 33 saves from 1989-91. The second game of the series ended on a walk-off home run by Joe Serrano with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.

It was Serrano’s first home run as a Razorback and gave the Hogs the 4-3 win. San Diego State sophomore Matt Munoz put the Atzecs on the board first with a two-run home run in the second inning. Arkansas responded in the third as wild pitches and a fielding error by the second baseman allowed Serrano and Mahan to score.

COMMENTARY

World Baseball Classic Needs More American Stars

Haley Markle Asst. Sports Editor Every four years, the best of the best basketball players in the nation come together

to create a team that is seemingly unbeatable. Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and other stars of the NBA came together last summer to earn gold in the London Olympics. Unfortunately, when it comes to the World Baseball Classic, it seems only the pretty good of the best deem it worthy of their time, at least when it comes to the American-born stars. MLB Network has released their list of the top 100 players in Major League Baseball, and very few of the top American stars are on the Team USA ros-

ter.

Nine of the top 15 players on the list are American, but only two of those, Ryan Braun and Giancarlo Stanton, are playing in the WBC. In contrast, four of the top 10 players on the list are from a country besides the United States, and all but one of them is playing for their respective country. The second best catcher on the list, Yadier Molina of Puerto Rico, said that there is nothing better than playing with your country’s name on your chest.

That sentiment doesn’t seem to be shared by many of the American players. The only catcher that is believed to be better than Molina, Buster Posey, is American, but he does not appear on the WBC roster. Playing in the WBC would bring with it the chance of injury that could cost a player during the MLB season, but many players seem to be less worried about this possibility when it comes to the All-Star game. The top two players on the list, Mike Trout of the Angels and Justin Verlander of the Ti-

gers, each appeared on one of the two All-Star game rosters last season along with Posey and each of the other Americans in the top 15 that are not on the WBC team. On a team that is supposed to be made up of the best ballplayers the United States has to offer, only six hitters can boast a career batting average over .275. Reigning National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey said he wanted to participate in the WBC to improve upon the third-place finish he helped Team USA earn in the

1996 Olympics. Despite all of the baseball talent in the U.S., the American team has failed to make it to the championship round in either of the previous WBCs. For that to change, some of the American talent will have to learn to share Dickey’s understanding of the importance of international competition. Haley Markle is the assistant sports editor for the Arkansas Traveler. Her column appears every Monday. Follow the sports section on Twitter @UATravSports.


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FINISH continued from page 7 when I crossed the finish line,� said George, the final leg of the relay team. “The fans were great and the atmosphere had us feeling like we won it.� Oklahoma senior Tia Brooks broke the NCAA record in the shot put by throw-

ing a distance of 63-0 3/4. Her mark beat North Carolina’s Laura Gerraughty’s 63 feet from 2004. Oregon won the title with 56 team points, with Kansas (44 points), LSU (43 points), Arkansas (42.5 points) and Central Florida (30 points)

TOP continued from page 7 rounding out the top five teams. “We had a great weekend,� Harter said. “We were seeded third and there was 1.5 points separating second and fourth place. We had one great performance after another.�

we needed the points and he went out and got it done.� Despite the outcome of the meet no longer being in question, Arkansas’ 4x400 relay team ended it with an exclamation point. They won the race and broke the NCAA record with a time of 3:03.50. “It was the most intensity we’ve ever had,� said Anton Kokorin, the runner of the second leg of the relay team. “Knowing that we had it won before the race, we still wanted to go out and show that we were national champions in the 4x400.� In the 200, seniors Akheem Gauntlett and Marek Niit fin-

ished fourth and seventh, respectively. Gauntlett had a time of 20.67 seconds, while Niit finished in 20.89 seconds. Freshman Tomas Squella and sophomore Patrick Rono placed sixth and seventh in the 800, respectively. Squella ran a 1:49.20 and Rono ran a 1:50.84. The Razorbacks also had two athletes place in the long jump, with junior Raymond Higgs finishing third and freshman Jarrion Lawson finishing fourth. They had distances of 26 1/4 and 26-0, respectively. Arkansas’ other top finishers were senior Tarik Batchelor in the triple jump (53-11 1/4), se-

SWEEP continued from page 7 5.2 innings before walking a batter. He was pulled after seven innings because of his pitch count and replaced by junior Colby Suggs, who lost the no-hitter with one out in the eighth. Offensively, Arkansas had four batters with multiple hits. Mahan went 3-for-3, with a double and an RBI, and reached base twice on walks. Anderson and sophomore Eric Fisher both went 2-for-4, while Anderson had two RBI and Fisher had a double. Suggs gave up San Diego State’s only two hits and two earned runs of the game in 1.1 innings, before senior Tyler Wright came in to close out the game. Aztec senior Ryan Doran took the loss, pitching five innings and giving up eight hits and three earned runs on 105

pitches. The Razorbacks used a fourrun seventh inning to win game two of the double header 4-1 and complete the four-game sweep. San Diego State pulled their starting pitcher, senior Ethan Miller, after only 83 pitches, the fewest pitches thrown by an Aztec starter all weekend. Arkansas made them pay, as their seven-, eight- and ninehole batters each had RBIs in the seventh. Fisher knocked in a run with a single, junior Jacob Morris hit a two-RBI triple and McAfee laid down a safety squeeze bunt to score the fourth run of the inning. Miller took a no-decision and gave up three hits, one walk and struck out five. Freshman Bubba Derby took the loss for the Aztecs, giving up four

nior Anton Kokorin in the 400 (46.09), junior Stanley Kebenei in the 5,000 (13:45.87) and junior Anthony May in the high jump (7-3 3/4). They finished third, fifth, seventh and eighth, respectively, in their events. “To get this done, you need a special group of athletes,� Bucknam said. “I’m really proud of how these guys got it together. We followed the plan, and we came in here and got it done.� Wisconsin (33 points), Texas A&M (30 points) and Texas Tech (28 points) rounded out the top five teams at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championship.

earned runs on five hits. Arkansas’ starter, senior Randall Fant, also took a nodecision. He went six innings, allowed four hits and struck out three. Sophomore Michael Gunn earned the victory for the Razorbacks, tossing a perfect inning in the seventh. He was also 2-for-2 with a walk at the plate. San Diego State managed to score a run off of Astin in the ninth inning, but that was all they could get. Leading off the eighth inning with a single, freshman Tyler Spoon extended his hit streak to 16 games. He has collected a hit in every game of his career. The Razorbacks return to action with a midweek twogame series against Alabama A&M beginning at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday.

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