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By Catherine OdsOn

codson@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
The KU Student Speech-Language Hearing As-
sociation has always been active on campus, but
this years community contributions got the group
recognized for their work.
The group was one of the award winners at the
Student Involvement and Leadership Centers
end of the year
c e l e b r a t i o n
Thursday at the
Hawks Nest
in the Kansas
Union. The
group plans to
hold the event
annually. The
center received
more than 60
applications in
fve categories.
Jennifer Mei-
tl, KUSSH pres-
ident, said the
groups commu-
nity work con-
vinced its mem-
bers to apply
for the awards.
Meitl said it was
exciting for her
group to be rec-
ognized on the
university level.
This year
marked the
groups second-
annual research
conference. The
members cre-
ated the event
to connect KU
researchers with
local speech-
language and
hearing prac-
titioners who
needed to com-
plete continuing education. The beneft to the com-
munity made the effort worthwhile, Meitl said.
Wendy Rohleder-Sook won one of two adviser
of the year awards for her role with Kansas Con-
nections, one of the new organizations of the year.
Rohleder-Sook founded the group last spring after
meeting with several students from small towns,
who said making the transition to the larger Uni-
versity of Kansas was a challenge.
Kansas Connections aims to make small-town
students feel at home by creating a network to
help these students to realize theyre not alone in
struggling to adjust to college life, Rohleder-Sook
said. In the last year, the organization has expand-
ed to offering events and resources for current and
prospective students to boost membership.
Stefany Samp, member of the year honoree,
is the secretary for the Undergraduate Business
Council, the umbrella organization for student
groups in the School of Business. Samp was in-
volved in almost every project the group com-
pleted in the past year, including the revamping
of the groups newsletter The Link from a
four-page newsletter to a 32-page color publica-
tion. She plans on staying involved in the school
as a graduate student next year.
Edited by Timon Veach
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Brian daldorph, assistant professor of English, teaches creative writing to inmates at the Douglas County jail. He has taught at the jail for fve years.
t Edwards Campus
Strong programs
draw in Institute
By anne Weltmer
aweltmer@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus be-
came the site of the fourth Confucius Institute in
the United States on Thursday.
It was dedicated by the Chinese vice minister
of education. The other three are in Washington,
D.C., Chicago, and New York City.
The Chinese Ministry of Education chose the
University of Kansas because of its strong and
well-known Chinese and East Asian Studies pro-
grams. The University and the state have both had
a successful relationship with China in the past.
The Institute goes beyond languages to cul-
ture, Todd Cohen, University spokesman, said.
The Confucius Institute will provide education
in the Chinese language, but it will also provide
a cultural education for businessmen and women
seeking to work in China.
Bill Tsutsui, the Institutes director, said it would
take several offces in Regnier Hall and would of-
fer non-credit classes for both KU students and
the community on subjects like business etiquette
and how Confuciusianism affects China.
It will also have cultural programming like flm
festivals, lectures and speech contests in Chinese,
and will often collaborate with the Center for East
Asian Studies on the Lawrence campus to bring
events here.
Were a public university and were supposed
to be serving Kansans, Tsutsui said, explaining the
programs the Institute would offer the community.
see institUte on page 4a
Confucius
Institute 4th in
United States
t studEnt organizations
Awards
honor
campus
groups
Inaugural event
held at Union
The Student Involvement
and Leadership Center
presented its 2005-2006
awards at their end of the
year celebration Thursday.
Here are the 11 winners:
organizations of the year
n Student Union Activities
n Stouffer Neighborhood As-
sociation
n Native American Law
Student Association
n KU Student Speech Lan-
guage Hearing Association
Project of the year
n New Orleans Projects by
Architects for Social Action
New organizations of the year
n KU for Uganda
n Kansas Connections
Members of the year
n Brandon Parker, Ellsworth
Community Standards
Board
n Stefany Samp, Undergradu-
ate Business Council
advisers of the year
n Jim Waite, Student Union
Activities
n Wendy Rohleder-Sook,
Kansas Connections
Source: Student Leadership and
Involvement Center
Contributed photo
KU biologist Sam James specializes in earthworm taxonomy and ecology. He is
responsible for the discovery of an earthworm that was declared extinct in 2003.
t sCiEnCE
One researcher,
millions of worms
By erin Castaneda
editor@kansan.com
Kansan correspondent
Walk into a scientists laboratory and
youre bound to hear anything. Earth-
worm poop was the topic of discussion
for two researchers, Sam James and Steve
Hasiotis, last week.
James, a biologist and research as-
sociate at the Universitys Natural His-
tory Museum and Biodiversity Research
Center, and Hasiotis, a geologist, were
engaged in a conversation about the
creatures burrowing habits and fecal de-
posits.
see worMs on page 3a
M
ost people concentrate on
the front end and what type
of grass worms eat. I thought, well
what about all the grass that comes
out the other end?
Sam James
Biologist and research associate
t profilE
B
rian Daldorph is preparing to teach another po-
etry class in room C304b, not in Wescoe Hall but
at the Douglas County Jail. The 48-year-old as-
sistant professor of English enters the classroom
quietly, dressed casually in a pair of jeans and a blue sweat-
shirt.
Every Thursday for the last fve years he has taught in-
mates at the jail, located on the outskirts of Lawrence.
Teaching the jail class is something this British expatriate
volunteers for in his spare time. When hes not teaching
poetry classes in the English department, Daldorph also
roots for the Manchester United soccer team, runs in the
Boston Marathon, writes books and spends time with his
two daughters.
Prison poetry
On this Thursday, Daldorph, gradually balding on top with
gray hair slowly starting to creep into his strands of hair, has
control of the room. Clearly the tiniest guy in the room, at 5-
feet-7, he still captures the attention of all the inmates.
see daLdorph on page 4a
Reaching behind
the bars with words
By deJuan atWay
datway@Kansan.com Kansan staff writer
Professor brings poetry to inmates
t
eaching the jail class is
something this British expa-
triate volunteers for in his spare
time. When hes not teaching
poetry classes in the English de-
partment, daldorph also roots for
the Manchester United soccer
team, runs in the Boston Mara-
thon, writes books and spends
time with his two daughters.
Jared Gab/KaNSaN
Shelley Wu, olathe resident, performs a traditional Chi-
nese solo on the Gu Zheng, a Chinese table harp, during
An Evening of Music and Dance last night. The event
was held as part of the dedication for the University of
Kansas Confucius Institute at the Edwards Campus.
and the award goes to ...
BY EMILY HENDRICKS
editor@kansan.com
KANSAN CORRESPONDENT

Its Cinco de Mayo, and that
means its time to celebrate Lat-
in style. Limerance, 1520 Wa-
karusa Drive, will hold a Cinco
de Mayo 2006 party from 6 p.m.
to 2 a.m. This Latin dance party
kicks off with an all-you-can-eat
Mexican buffet at 6 then contin-
ues with Salsa lessons at 8 and
Latin music starting at 9. The
event costs $5.
Another Latin event tonight
is the return of Latin band Son
Venezuela at the Granada, 1020
Massachusetts St. The show
starts at 9 p.m. and costs $5.
Other happenings tonight
include the movie Glory
Road showing at Woodruff
Auditorium in the Kansas
Union at 7 and 9:30. The 940
Dance Company, a local con-
temporary dance company,
will perform its New Works
Concert starting at 7:30 to-
night and Saturday night. It
costs $7.50 to $13 to see the
performance this weekend,
which is a culmination of the
companys entire season.
The Shakespearian comedy
As You Like It will be per-
formed today at noon and 6
p.m. and at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
The play about gender roles,
love, and politics costs $6 and is
in South Park.
The metal/hardcore rock
bands Coheed and Cambria,
Avenged Sevenfold, and Eigh-
teen Visions will perform at City
Market in Kansas City, Mo. at 7
p.m. This show costs $25-30.
South Park will be the site
of KJHKs Jazz in the Park on
Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
This free event will feature the
bands Free All Beats, Dojo,
The Yards, and Lovechild.
Another event in South Park
this weekend is the 45th an-
nual Art in the Park, a fine art
and fine craft show and sale,
on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. The event will feature live
bands all day long and several
food vendors.
Enjoy your Cinco de Mayo,
and take a stroll down to South
Park at least once this weekend
for some unforgettable enter-
tainment.
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Heres a list of Thursdays
most e-mailed stories from
Kansan.com:
1. My Name Is Jason
2. Life after drunken driving:
nes, counseling and biking to
the bars
3. Student to run three-day
marathon on Jayhawk Boule-
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4. Consultants keep greek
houses on their feet
5. Rework republics gover-
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Its important to know whats fun,
and fun to know whats important.
Alan Cumming, Broadway actor
Professors can change a students
nal grade at any point after the class,
for as long as the professor is alive.
Source: Registrars ofce
ON THE RECORD
A 23-year-old KU student
reported criminal damage to
his 1997 Chevy S-10 pickup
truck between 3 p.m. and
3:50 p.m. Wednesday. The
truck was parked in KU park-
ing lot #50. According to the
police report an unknown
suspect keyed the truck on
the drivers side door and
rear quarter panel. The dam-
age is estimated at $1,000.
ON CAMPUS
Richard Noggle, English
student, and Kirsten Drickey,
Spanish & Portuguese stu-
dent, are hosting a Perfor-
mance and Culture Seminar
at 1:30 p.m. today at the
Seminar Room in the Hall
Center for the Humanities.
Neil Maher, assistant profes-
sor in the Federated Depart-
ment of History at the New
Jersey Institute of Technology
and Rutgers University, is giv-
ing a lecture entitled NASAs
Final Frontier: How the Race to
the Moon Transformed Nature
on Earth at 3:30 p.m. today at
the Seminar Room in the Hall
Center for the Humanities.
Edward Sullivan, professor of
ne arts, New York University,
is giving a lecture entitled
Collecting/Representa-
tion/Fetishization: The Object
in Latin American Art at 5
p.m. today at room 211 in the
Spencer Museum of Art.
The lm Glory Road is show-
ing at 7 tonight at the Woodruff
Auditorium in the Kansas
Union. Tickets are $2 or free
with an SUA activity card.
Sigma Lambda Gamma and
Sigma Lambda Beta will
be playing host to the an-
nual Cinco de Mayo cultural
extravaganza at 6 tonight at
Dad Perry Park. There will
be food, music and a piata.
The event is free and open
to the public.
CORRECTION
An article in Thursdays The
University Daily Kansan con-
tained an error. The article,
Drink your spirits away,
incorrectly implied that KU
student Joel Switzer current-
ly works at Mr. Goodcents.
Switzer worked at Mr. Good-
cents earlier this semester,
but he no longer does.
Searching for a diamond in the rough
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Lawrence graduate student Michael Gareld looks through a bin of books at the sidewalk sale in front of the Kansas Union Thursday afternoon. Gareld
came to the sale to look for a eld guide to butteries.
ODD NEWS
Homeward Bound
after 10 years away
SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Sneakers the cat is be-
ing reunited with his owner,
hundreds of miles away from
where he disappeared in 1996.
The long-haired black cat
was given to Sacramentos
Animal Care Services last
week, where an employee
scanned him for a microchip, a
routine procedure.
The number on the chip was
used to track down Allison
MacEwan of Seattle, who said
she placed newspaper ads and
went door-to-door with iers in
a futile search for her lost cat a
decade ago.
It was very surreal, said
MacEwan about rst hearing
the news. I was completely
surprised. I mean, completely.
Ofcials on Wednesday said
they werent sure how the cat
wound up in Sacramento.
MacEwans daughter was 4
years old when her cat disap-
peared, and ofcials said she
was now looking forward to
being reunited with her child-
hood pet.
The Associated Press
Unnished sandwich,
presidential history
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Some
might call a partially-eaten
sandwich ordered by then-Vice
President Richard Nixon more
than 40 years ago a piece of
trash. But Steve Jenne thought
he found a piece of history.
Jenne retrieved the left-be-
hind buffalo barbecue sand-
wich after Nixon dined at a
political rally in Sullivan, Ill.,
during his 1960 presidential
campaign.
Last month, Jenne, 59, was
invited to be a guest on an
updated version of the classic
1950s and 60s television game
show Ive Got a Secret, in
which celebrity panelists at-
tempt to guess a contestants
secret. Taking an old sandwich
on the road is more difcult
than it sounds.
It aint easy, Jenne said.
First of all, to y with dry ice I
would have had to go through
all different channels of se-
curity. So I forgot the dry ice
and rigged up a way to keep
it frozen in a cooler as part of
my luggage and made sure it
never left my side.
The Associated Press
ODD NEWS
Wrongful charges for
gangsta rap and porn
YONKERS, N.Y. Clau-
dia Lee, a 62-year-old retired
schoolteacher who said she
was wrongfully charged for
pay-per-view porn and gangsta
rap programming has won her
battle with the cable company
and an apology.
Lee claimed that Cablevision
was harassing her and insist-
ing on payment of the $1,126
cable bill that arrived shortly
after she bundled her phone,
Internet and cable TV services.
The company insisted
someone in her home must
have ordered the extra
services, but Lee, who lives
alone, said she didnt.
The only regular visitor to
her house her 81-year-old
mother, she said, and I
dont think she wants to
watch porn.
The Associated Press
Attempted snake killing
ends in siding damage
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
After being told by her
apartment complex manage-
ment that it was not their
responsibility to remove
a snake on her porch, a
woman came up with her
own unfortunate solution:
She set the reptile on fire
and caused $1,000 damage
to vinyl siding.
Shatavia Kearney, 19, called
the Charter Landing Apart-
ments ofce Sunday and
asked someone to remove a
snake on her porch. She said
she was told do deal with the
situation herself.
So she did. The vinyl siding
caught re and was charred
and melted in two places.
No one was charged and
to make matters worse
the snake got away.
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Worms
continued from page 1a
Most people concentrate
on the front end and what type
of grass worms eat. I thought,
well what about all the grass
that comes out the other end?
James said.
Hasiotis caught James while
he was on campus, a place James
rarely visits. Instead, James digs
in the worlds soils, in places
like the Philippines, the Carib-
bean and Fiji, looking for earth-
worms.
In Brazil, James recently re-
discovered an earthworm, called
Fimoscolex sporadochaetux,
which was declared extinct in
2003. No one had bothered
to look for the earthworm for
years, he said.
Just because something is
declared extinct doesnt mean it
is, James said. It just means no
one has gone to look for it.
His long-standing work part-
ner, George Brown, researcher
for the Brazilian Corporation
for Agricultural Research, tipped
him off on this search. Brown
continues to seek James help
because there is not an earth-
worm taxonomist in Brazil.
Though earthworms can help
link to other types of research,
like arthritis therapy, some peo-
ple fnd it hard to believe any-
one could make a living digging
in the dirt. James recalls a trip to
southwest Texas where he met
such criticism.
Avoiding the dismal motel
room, he found a construction
crew outside with the same idea.
Within minutes, James realized
they were far from like-minded.
After all, the crew was there to
dig into the earth to put in a gas
pipeline and James was there
digging for earthworms. The
crew drank beer while James
obliged them and listened to
their hunting stories. This may
have gone on until the question
came up, So what do you do
Sam? The conversation quick-
ly took a turn when James told
the crew what he told them.
One guy kept getting drunk-
er and madder. He was mad that
I could actually make a living
digging for earthworms and that
I work for a university, he said.
Maybe it is a rural male
thing, but not one wants to seem
like they are interested in formal
education. It is almost taboo.
And these guys were representa-
tives of that, James said. Still,
they laughed at him and asked
When are you going to get a
real job?
To which James replied, I
hope I dont have to.
Brown said that it is impor-
tant to fnd representatives of
all earthworm species because
they have many effects on the
soil and plant communities, and
in turn, human beings. He said
that understanding what they
do is just a step. Understanding
who they are and how to classify
them is their frst.
There are over 4,000 species
worldwide and James sets out
to fnd representatives of each
species and also collects worms
that may not be classifed. He
has about 400 un-named worms
in his lab now. Based on where
researchers have already gone,
he heads a different direction.
Sam is one of those adven-
ture-type persons who is not
afraid to go to far away places
and walk to the middle of no-
where to dig for worms, Brown
said, something that is increas-
ingly necessary to fnd new spe-
cies.
James interest in the interac-
tions between North Americas
grasses and grazers led him
down the dirty path of earth-
worm ecology. James noticed
earthworms wriggling through
bison manure and wondered
about the relationship, since
earthworms help plow the soil
by providing air and circulation.
No research had been published
on American grassland worms
and James decided that would
be a good place to start.
As a child growing up in
Iowa, he used earthworms for
bait when he went fshing. He
doesnt mind people using them
for bait but he does care if they
are being over-exploited.
Florida and Brazil have this
problem and the earthworms
there are in danger of extinction.
The baiting industry is regulated
in Florida now, he said, but it is
not in Brazil, although it is ille-
gal to gather wildlife without a
permit. The baiting rebels push-
ing their luck are helping James
in a way.
We see signs on the road that
say We Sell Earthworms so we
stop, look and well buy them if
they are interesting. And we pre-
serve them, he said. We ask
where they got them but they
wont always tell us.
Within a week, James will be
walking along the Louisiana
coast for specimens before going
to fnish his work in the Philip-
pines where he has worked ex-
tensively and intermittently over
the past few years. His family of
four accompanied him for six
months during one of his visits
in 2001. They assisted him in his
search in the remote woods.
James wife Joy said he was
the best person to travel with
because he observes more than
the average person. Though
they may not always get to share
in the knowledge because James
takes off on his wild worm
chase. She said once he started
a project he just kept going and
doesnt really need to stop to eat
and drink. Eight hours climb-
ing mountains in the rain forest
without rest and food was a bit
much for her and the kids how-
ever.
My oldest daughter Pearl got
in a bush that was covered with
leeches and she screamed, Im
covered with leeches and at the
same time we could hear Sam
up ahead yelling, I got a worm!
I got a big worm! she said. Its
always like that in a way, there is
always this kind of thing going
on. His travels never stop and
trips to the Amazon and Europe
are in the works.
If he had to do it all over again
he said he would be a geologist
and not a biologist.
I would do geology and
spend all day looking for rocks.
Wandering for worms is pretty
much similar in some ways
though.
But for now, the KU research-
er continues trailblazing, dig-
ging for earthworms all around
the world.
Edited by John Jordan
Party with the arts
Lisa Lipovac/KANSAN
First-year pharmacy students Laura Freeman, of Brookfeld, Wis., and Lucy Stun, of Belize City, talk and eat ice
cream at the Spencer Museum of Art on Thursday night. Freeman decided to go to the show after hearing about it
from a student director. The museum was hosting their annual student party, Transformers: Artists in disguise.
t NATION
Moussaoui to spend
prison sentence in Rockies
By RoBeRt WelleR
the associated press
DENVER Zacarias Mouss-
aoui is expected to be shipped
to the Alcatraz
of the Rockies
to serve out a
life term for
his role in the
Sept. 11 attacks
but he wont
have much of a
view.
At the Su-
permax federal
prison in southern Colorado, he
would spend 23 hours a day in
his cell and have little to no con-
tact with other notorious crimi-
nals, including Ramzi Yousef,
Eric Rudolph, Ted Kaczynski
and Terry Nichols on bomb-
ers row. Or Richard Reid, the
would-be shoe bomber he said
was to help him fy a ffth plane
into the White House.
Even when allowed outside in
the high-walled recreation yard,
Moussaoui would see the sky
but not the mountains or other
terrain, former warden Robert
Hood said.
Still, Moussaoui would be af-
forded religious rights as a Mus-
lim and probably a special diet if
he behaves. Inmates at Supermax
also are allowed telephone calls
and visitors if they dont act up,
though most communications at
the nations most secure federal
prison are monitored and the
warden wields major discretion
when it comes to access. Hood
said phone privileges could be
as little as 15 minutes a month.
Offcials at the prison de-
clined comment Thursday after
Moussaoui was formally sen-
tenced in Virginia. Carla Wilson,
spokeswoman for the Bureau of
Prisons in Washington, would
not confrm that Moussaoui will
be a Supermax inmate.
See page
5A for
more
about
Mouss-
aouis
sentence.
news
By John hanna
the AssociAted Press
TOPEKA With Kansas
already seeing an unusual out-
break of mumps, health offcials
confrmed the states frst cases
of measles in more than fve
years.
The Department of Health
and Environment announced
Thursday that its lab had identi-
fed three measles cases in Har-
vey County, all in people under
21. County offcials said they
didnt know whether the three
cases were related.
The last confrmed measles
cases were in 2000, when two
people had the disease. Chil-
dren are supposed to get two
doses of the MMR vaccine,
against mumps, measles and
rubella, one before they are 18
months old and a second before
they enter school.
Its very possible that we
will see more cases because
this is a contagious illness,
said KDHE spokeswoman
Sharon Watson. Measles is
much easier to transmit than
mumps.
Watson said the department
is still investigating whether
the latest measles victims had
received both MMR vaccines.
As with the mumps outbreak,
its possible the measles vic-
tims were properly vaccinat-
ed.
There is a small percentage
of people who get vaccinated
who do not respond to the
vaccine, Watson said. No
vaccine is 100 percent effec-
tive.
As of Thursday, the state had
434 reported or probable mumps
cases in 43 counties.
Typically, Kansas sees only
a few mumps cases each year;
there were none in 2005. The
outbreak has been widespread
in the Midwest, with Iowa re-
porting almost 1,500 cases this
year as of Monday.
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Daldorph
continued from page 1a
All right class, lets begin, he
says calmly, as he adjusts his thin-
framed glasses. Daldorphs subtle
English accent flls the room, even
more apparent when he utters
the words heart or car. As he
speaks, the inmates are listening
intently to everything he mentions.
The 17 inmates are sitting in a
circle, dressed in their oversized,
baggy jumpsuits. Orange, blue,
white, the colors represent the
security pods where each of the
inmates dwell inmate work-
ers, minimum and medium.
Yellow and white identifca-
tion bracelets dangle loosely
from their wrists. The inmates
defy all stereotypes within the
prison system, with represen-
tatives from all ages and races.
In his class, the inmates are not
bound or restrained and allowed
to move around in the room.
Daldorph recognizes the im-
portance of the poetry class for
his jailed students. For many
of the students, their incarcera-
tion is a time when they have
to slow down and think about
their lives. Jail time does give
them the opportunity for this,
Daldorph says. Artistic expres-
sion, whether in writing, paint-
ing, song, or any other way, is
often a vital way for them to
come to terms with their lives,
and to give a voice to their ex-
perience.
Daldorph says he got
hooked after he substituted
for the previous teacher a few
times and began teaching full-
time at the jail in 2001. For stu-
dents, the creative writing class
is a welcome distraction from
their cramped jail cells and legal
troubles.
Brian, an inmate in his early
20s who is serving time for rob-
bery, says that the class is some-
thing to look forward to and
that it removes the stresses and
worries of doing time.
All we have is time in here,
Brian says, time to think about
getting out. And when we have
this class, you stop thinking about
it, at least for a little while.
The writing forum has a few
parameters: No excessive use of
profanities, and limited refer-
ences to drugs, alcohol and vio-
lence. Those limits are tested but
most students recognize when
they are pushing the envelope.
Michael Caron, programs di-
rector at the Douglas County
Jail, says that the poetry class is
very popular with inmates be-
cause Daldorph never lectures,
or corrects. Rather, he places the
students at his level and never
puts himself above them.
Brian conveys a real passion
for what he is doing. Everyone
knows that he is here because
poetry matters, Caron says.
The wealth of exceptional po-
etry and prose keeps accumu-
lating. He calls himself a facili-
tator, but at the bottom he is a
wonderful teacher.
Class in a jail
The class begins with stu-
dents reading poems that they
wrote from the last week for 20
minutes.
The second segment of the
class consists of the students
writing for about 15 minutes.
Daldorph scribbles a number of
topics on the blackboard for the
inmates to use as fuel for their
writing engines, but students are
not required to use the subject
matter. Today, random words
such as Cadillac, amputate,
elephant and window are
on the blackboard.
Johnny Cashs I dont know
where Im bound plays quietly
in the room, as students calmly
compose new poems. Students
spend the third and fnal seg-
ment of the class reading more
of their poetry.
Students share their poems
with each other. A handful of
them dominate the class by shar-
ing four or fve poems at a time.
Others share only one poem and
the circle quietly moves along.
After the class has fnished read-
ing, students offer refections on
the class session.
James, the slightly overweight
elder statesman of the class in
his mid-50s, is eager to talk.
Gesturing with two forearms
covered with numerous tat-
toos, he says, The public is not
aware that many of us are go-
ing to be their neighbors. How
we come out of a place like this
could be for better or for worse.
This program lets you write and
refect on yourself and hopefully
you will not repeat those same
mistakes.
James says the program helps
students realize their mistakes
and lets them vent rather than
dwell on their current situation.
The class ends and students re-
turn to their security pods and con-
fnement. They will have time to
collect their thoughts and expres-
sions for next Thursdays class.
Daldorph says he understands
how unique the class is and he
marvels at the work of some of
the students. Hes taught in dif-
ferent countries with different
types of students, but he says
teaching at the jail is the real
prize of my collection.
I love the raw energy of the
class and the dedication of some
of the students, he says. The
class can be used as a positive in
their lives that often knows little
but negativity.
Marathons, soccer and books
Daldorph grew up in York-
shire, England, where his dad
was a road engineer and his
mother a housewife. He was the
youngest of three siblings and
the teaching bug infected his
two older sisters as well. Chris-
tine and Helen both teach mid-
dle school in England.
Daldorph says some of his
fondest memories are going to
work with his dad, hanging out
at the beach on holidays and
playing soccer.
As a youngster, Daldorph
loved to swim, and the breath-
taking views of the sea near his
home have always fascinated
him.
Growing up as an avid Man-
chester United soccer fan, Dal-
dorph would often make the
one-hour trip to London to see
his favorite team. He grew up
playing soccer, day and night.
Soccer still plays an integral
part in his life. His youngest
daughter, Lucy, plays soccer at
Central Junior High in Lawrence.
Daldorph also plays. But for a
complete break from academia,
he loves to go running. The aver-
age four- or fve-mile run down
the street from his house is usu-
ally enough to keep Daldorph
content. But every now and then
he will go an extra mile or 26.
He has competed in the Boston
Marathon three times.
Its great because most peo-
ple will never play in the Super
Bowl or a big sporting event,
he says. I ran in one of the best
races in the world with some of
the best runners in the world.
Daldorph attended college in
England, but ended up teaching in
the United States. He says he loves
the energy of American culture.
He once contemplated careers
in law and journalism, but poetry
and teaching became his calling.
Daldorph has written three
books of poems, The Holo-
caust and Hiroshima Poems,
Outcasts and his latest offer-
ing, Senegal Blues, in 2003.
He loves writing books, but at
times, he craves a quicker re-
sponse for his work. It might
take two or three years to get a
response from a book project.
With journalism or perform-
ing a concert, you get that im-
mediate impact, he says. I
wish writing a book could have
that instant reaction.
His poetry has transported
Daldorph throughout the world,
including pit stops in Japan, Af-
rica and much of Europe. Byron
Caminero-Santangelo, director
of English graduate studies, who
traveled with Daldorph to Zam-
bia, called Daldorph an amazing
teacher, father and friend.
He is a dedicated and imagi-
native teacher, who is commit-
ted to his poetry, Santangelo
says. He can push students to
do their best work.
Daldorph is driven by his pas-
sion for poetry and the power of
the spoken word its ability to
convey emotional, funny or sad
messages through a simple line
of writing.
Lauren Grieb, Lenexa junior
and student in his Poetry Writ-
ing I class, calls Daldorph the
most thoughtful professor she
had ever encountered.
His passion is unmatched by
any teacher I have ever had. Ive
never seen someone work so hard
to bring out the potential in stu-
dents, she says. He goes above
and beyond for his students.
Daldorphs favorite part of
teaching is when he has a student
who isnt quite sure what they are
doing in the class. The student
sits through class after class with
looks of disinterest and apathy.
Then, similar to the old cartoon,
the light switch goes on.
Suddenly about halfway dur-
ing the course, he starts fguring
it out and poetry becomes inter-
esting to him, Daldorph says.
He starts writing poems from
the heart and can do some re-
ally remarkable work.
Back at home
After a long day of being a
teacher and volunteer, Daldorph
enters the third phase of his life.
He returns home to be with the
two most important people in
his life, his daughters Brenna
and Lucy. Both of them share
their fathers passion for read-
ing, writing, poetry and soccer.
Brenna and Lucy also share
their fathers love for England,
and the family looks forward to
making the trip across the pond
twice a year. Daldorphs eyes
glow and he exudes a subdued
excitement when he talks about
England, almost as if he recog-
nizes it as his secret James Bond
double-agent life.
I feel like I have two coun-
tries. I miss England, but my
family and I visit twice a year,
he says. Its important because
we have family members and
friends out there and I want my
daughters to know England.
But he also calls the United
States his home.
At his Lawrence home, Dal-
dorph lays his backpack on the
foor, fops onto his couch and
unwinds from the day by listen-
ing to music from Bob Dylan and
Ray LaMontagne. Another day
in the books, literally and fgu-
ratively, Daldorph is already pre-
paring another lesson plan for his
students at the jail. He realizes
the benefts of the class, but also
knows the class cannot solve all
of the inmates problems.
The same faces show up in
my class again and again. I think
that the writing class and other
learning opportunities at the jail
show the inmates better ways,
Daldorph says. But they have to
choose to make use of them.
Edited by John Jordan
Institute
continued from page 1a
One reason Kansas was cho-
sen as a site was that China was
the third-largest importer of
Kansas products. Cohen said
the Institute could provide rel-
evant information on trade and
economics for Kansans who
wish to do business there.
The Confucius Institute will
also support language teachers
and provide standardized lan-
guage testing for people. Tsutsui
said the standardized Chinese
language test helped employers
judge an applicants skills better.
The University was asked to
be the site of the Institute when
Chancellor Robert Hemenway
went to Beijing on a courtesy
call to the ministry of education.
Tsutsui said he thought Hem-
enway did an outstanding job
of selling the University to the
Chinese ministry after the initial
offer.
Tsutsui is a Japanese expert,
but was chosen as director be-
cause of his work on outreach.
He said he has been working with
Kindergarten through 12th-grade
schools throughout the state, try-
ing to establish more Asian-lan-
guage programs. Right now, sev-
eral Confucius Institutes exist in
Europe, Africa and East Asia, but
the Chinese government intends
to have 100 sites when all is said
and done. Forty of them will be in
the United States.
Edited by Jodi Ann Holopirek
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First measles
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mumps-rubella vaccine. More of the
vaccine needs to be made now that
cases of the disease have resurfaced.
BY MATTHEW BARAKAT
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
ALEXANDRIA, Va. U.S.
Judge Leonie Brinkema sent
Zacarias Moussaoui to prison
for life Thursday, to die with
a whimper, for his role in the
Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist at-
tacks. The convicted terrorist
declared: God save Osama
bin Laden
you will nev-
er get him.
Br i nkema
and the un-
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Mo u s s a o u i
capped the
t wo - mo n t h
trial with an
intense ex-
change that
will mark the
defendants last public words
before his incarceration in a
maximum security prison in
Colorado.
A day earlier, a jury rejected
the governments case to have
Moussaoui executed, decid-
ing instead to should spend
life in prison with no chance
of parole. Not all jurors were
convinced that Moussaoui,
who was in jail on immigra-
tion charges Sept. 11, had a
significant part in the attacks,
despite his boastful claims
that he did.
Brinkema firmly refused to
be interrupted by the 37-year-
old defendant as she disputed
his declaration from a day
earlier: America, you lost ...
I won.
You will spend the rest of
your life in a supermax prison,
Brinkema said. Its absolutely
clear who won.
Brinkema said it was proper
he will be kept away from out-
siders, unable to speak publicly
again.
Mr. Moussaoui, you came here
to be a martyr in a great big bang of
glory, she said, but to paraphrase
the poet T.S. Eliot, instead you will
die with a whimper.
At that point, Moussaoui
tried again to interrupt her, but
she raised her voice and spoke
over him.
You will never get a chance
to speak again and thats an ap-
propriate ending.
Brinkema sentenced Mouss-
aoui to six life terms without
the chance of parole, with two
terms to be served consecu-
tively.
She informed him of his
right to appeal the sentence
and said she would ask his
court-appointed lawyers to
file the required notice as a
precaution before relieving
them from the case. I believe
it would be an act of futility,
she said of an appeal, but you
do have a right.
Lisa Dolan, who lost her hus-
band Bob in the attack on the
Pentagon, was one of three fam-
ily members of victims allowed
to speak at the brief sentencing
hearing.
She turned to Moussaoui
said, There is still one nal
judgment day.
Moussaoui sat in his chair
staring at Dolan and the other
family witnesses, Rosemary
Dillard and Abraham Scott,
betraying no emotion as they
spoke.
Scott, who attended much
of the trial, said after the hear-
ing that Moussaouis antics over
the last two months irritated
him. Moussaoui walked into
the courtroom ashing a victory
sign.
French authorities said
Thursday they may eventu-
ally press the United States to
have Moussaoui serve his life
sentence in France under two
conventions on the transfer of
convicts. They were waiting to
hear the conditions of his sen-
tencing.
Moussaouis mother Aicha
El Wa, pressed for her country
to intervene. Now he is going
to die in little doses, she said.
He is going to live like a rat in
a hole. What for? They are so
cruel.
After seven days of delibera-
tion, the nine men and three
women rebuffed the govern-
ments appeal for death for the
only person charged in this
country in the suicide hijack-
ings of four commercial jet-
liners that killed nearly 3,000
people on Sept. 11, 2001.
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9/11 TRIAL
Judge gives six life sentences
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This artists rendering shows Rosemary Dillard, who lost her husband Eddie on Sept. 11, 2001, center at podium,
speaking to Zacarias Moussaoui, left, as family members of 9/11 victims Lisa Beilke, right, Abraham Scott, second
from right, and Lisa Dolan, second from left, listen in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., during the sentencing of
the convicted al-Qaida conspirator Thursday. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema, center, sentenced Moussaoui to
life in prison.
NATION
Commercials aim
to ease bird flu fear
BY LIBBY QUAID
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON Hoping
to prevent a scare over deadly
bird u, the government is dis-
tributing television and radio
commercials assuring people
that chicken is safe to eat.
Mmm, that chicken looks
great. But what about bird u?
a man asks in one of the ads.
His wife says she read that
bird u is unlikely to reach peo-
ples dinner plates. And even
if it did, we have the power to
ensure our chicken is safe, she
says.
An announcer lists four steps
for food safety: Clean hands and
cooking surfaces. Separate raw
and cooked foods. Cook poultry
to at least 165 degrees. Chill left-
overs promptly.
The Agriculture Department
on Thursday began sending out
a series of commercials, inter-
view excerpts, video footage and
photos to television and radio
stations with the goal of easing
peoples minds and clearing up
misconceptions about bird u.
Initially, those messages may
run up against heavy promotion
by ABC of its made-for-televi-
sion movie, Fatal Contact: Bird
Flu in America. The promos
feature how ill-prepared the
country is to deal with the prob-
lem.
Authorities dont know how
people will react once the dead-
ly virus arrives in the United
States.
When bird u was discovered
in France and Italy, consumer
demand for chicken plummeted
there. It stayed steady when the
virus appeared in Britain.
Americans generally are
considered to be condent in
their food supply, and eat more
chicken than any country in
the world. The average person
ate 85.8 pounds of chicken last
year, a total that should rise to
87.7 pounds in 2006, according
to USDA projections.
While bird u has spread
from Asia throughout Europe
and Africa, it hasnt yet reached
the United States.
But its important for you to
know that its safe to eat poul-
try, even if bird u is detected
here sometime in the future,
Richard Raymond, the depart-
ments undersecretary for food
safety, says in one of the com-
mercials.
You do have the power to
make sure your food is safe,
Raymond adds.
The government is testing
wild birds as they arrive this
month in Alaska and then y
south along migratory pathways.
Chicken and turkey companies
have been testing nearly every
ock for the virus.
Agriculture Secretary Mike
Johanns, in another spot, said
nding the virus in the U.S.
would not signal the start of a
human u pandemic.
The virus is not efciently
spreading from person to per-
son, Johanns said.
While it does not spread eas-
ily among humans, the virus
has killed at least 113 people
who had close contact with sick
birds. The fear is that it might
adapt to spread rapidly from
person to person, causing a
global epidemic.
Ads that focus on that as-
pect of bird u are still in the
works, said Bill Hall, a Health
and Human Services Depart-
ment spokesman. Like the
Agriculture Department spots,
the message would be that the
arrival of bird u does not sig-
nal a public health emergency,
Hall said.
Messages probably would
also include information about
proper hygiene, such as the need
to cover your mouth and nose
with a tissue when you cough or
sneeze, Hall said.
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Your fnancial savvy starts coming through for
you. You might want to create a more realistic
budget or handle a long-term desire in a
different manner. Your effectiveness could be
tested. Let your imagination rock and roll.
Tonight: Romp your way into the weekend.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH
With Mercury entering your sign, you
become even more of an idea person than
in the past. You have solutions. You will love
brainstorming. A confusing situation sur-
rounds you. Try to sort it out diplomatically.
Tonight: Mosey on home.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH
You will tend to tell everything which
might be too much, under the circumstanc-
es. In the next few weeks, work on retaining
more information and not just randomly
sharing it. You will get better results.
Tonight: Plans could change.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH
Eye your fnances, keeping in mind your
long-term goals and desires. Think posi-
tively about what you want and expect from
someone. Approach this person knowing
that he or she means well, even if he or she
doesnt show it.
Tonight: Stick to your budget.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHHH
You are in the pink and see everything and
everyone with that rosy hue. Remember,
when reality sinks in, you are the one who
put others on their pedestals. You can
blame disappointment only on your expec-
tations and rose-colored glasses.
Tonight: Say yes.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHH
News might have you smiling, but at the
same time, you might not feel ready to share
what is on your mind. Knowing when to spill
the beans certainly becomes an art form.
Enjoy yourself, knowing good things are
heading your way.
Tonight: A mysterious smile goes a long
way.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHHH
Add fun and frolic to your plans. You have
been serious long enough. It is time to relax
and enjoy. Your happy ways help others
relax and enjoy themselves. Join in with
them, making the most of the moment.
Money investments could be highlighted.
Tonight: Lighten up.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHH
You might want to take your time with a
request. Yes, you feel under pressure,
because you are. Others expect an awful lot
from you. Know when to pull back. Events
will take care of themselves. Tonight: Honor
your needs.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
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What is being presented is interesting at
best. You might be able to decipher some
gibberish that others cannot. Your instincts
kick in and point you in the proper direction.
Detach from tension and demands.
Tonight: Take off ASAP.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH
Working with an individual partner draws
the type of reactions you really want. Think
positively about this relationship. Still,
you dont want to give up your power or
concern about your personal funds.
Tonight: Be a duo.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHHH
Confusion could surround emotional issues
if you let it. Clear out and get to the bottom
of an issue. You just might not understand
what is going on with others right now. Give
them space to reveal themselves.
Tonight: Say yes.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH
Your instincts play into the quality of your
day. Not everyone has to see things as you
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Editors note: Throughout this
semester the editorial board
has attempted to provide more
relaxed commentary on Fridays.
For the nal Friday publication
of The University Daily Kansan
this semester, the editorial board
decided to take a light-hearted
look at some of the good things
and bad things at the University
this semester.
The bad
Whats up with the packaging
for the cookies sold on campus?
Its so hard to open these things,
you feel like you need to call
MacGyver just to maneuver it
from the Saran wrap.
Wescoe Hall bathrooms. We
didnt even know one-ply toilet
paper was still manufactured
outside the former Soviet
Union. And wait, how much
has tuition increased?
Snow Hall? More like Smell
Hall. How is it possible to walk
into a building that smells like a
mortuary when youre going to
class?
The new password policy. How
many ampersands do you need?
Students shouldnt have to
make passwords so tricky they
trick themselves. Who really
wants to break into a KU e-mail
account anyway, other than bel-
ligerent Mizzou fans?
Remember, you stand on the
seat in front of you at games, not
at which you sit. Never mind.
The Athletics Department wont
let us stand on the bleachers
anymore. They have to preserve
the paint.
Ten Athletic Department staffers
make at least $100,000. And we
cant get out of the rst round of
the NCAA tournament? Were
paying how much next year for
non-revenue sports?
Finally, whats up with the
poorly-researched, one-sided,
long-winded, inammatory edi-
torials from the Kansan? Who
writes those?
The good
Were being serious now.
Thanks maintenance crew for
not blowing leaves and grass on
us. We appreciate it.
Way to go Watson Library.
Finally, theres enough comput-
ers for everybody to keep up on
their Facebook proles. Now,
if youll get rid of those books
cluttering up the rest of the
library.
Thank you Underground for
providing Chick-l-A sand-
wiches and personal pan
pizzas at our beck and call. Cut
down on the lines and itll be
paradise.
Congrats to SUA for utilizing
its budget for speakers who
students care about. Carlos
Mencia: good. Random former
secretary of agriculture for Tuni-
sia: bad. Bill Cosby: good.
Five minutes off classes that
were an hour and 20 minutes
long during the fall. Best idea of
the semester.
Thank goodness the mountain
lion is gone. Park and Ride is
scary enough. We dont need
any cougars here. Kansas State
has a better animal husbandry
program anyway. Good thing its
gone. Or is it?
The editorial board
Issue: The good, the bad
and the ugly at the Uni-
versity
Stance: Not every is-
sue gets a full editorial,
but these issues deserve
mention.
This is to the idiots mow-
ing the lawn at 9 oclock in
the morning in front of Tem-
plin. You know theres people
asleep?

7-3 Boston, 7-3. Take that,


Yankees.

Here I am sitting with my


friend, two 22-year-old males,
and both of us are crying
because Dr. Green just died
on ER.
For the person that
couldnt get the menu for
Mrs. Es, try going through
www.kudining.com. The
menus are still there,
youre just going to the
wrong address.

So Im pretty sure last


night GSP had a Willy
Wonka night, featuring a live
Oompa Loompa. OK, were
not in fourth grade. Stop
this shit.
To the guy who parked his
truck with the Missouri Tigers
license plate and facing to-
ward Allen Fieldhouse, youre
an idiot and I hate you.

Yes, Free-for-All, Im sit-


ting on Wescoe Beach, and
I just saw two guys driv-
ing a really badass Mus-
tang with their windows
down, acting all tough, and
theyre listening to none
other than Shakira. How
does this add up?

You gave me m-m-m-


mumps!

I totally just saw Stick It


and it was the best movie Ive
ever seen in my entire life,
and Im a guy.

Free-for-All, girls with short


hair should just grow it out.
That would be great. Thats
what I wanted to say.
Im used to getting strange
looks from people. If Im not get-
ting sideways glances for wearing
mint green Doris Day-like dresses
with holey blue jeans or dancing
in the rain in my night gown in the
afternoon, I always get a strange
look whenever I tell people Im a
vegan. Some people have an ex-
pression of disbelief upon hearing
that a fellow homo sapien could
be alive and standing without ani-
mal products in their diet. Some
look in awe that I can sustain such
a complex lifestyle. Others glare
back in mocking disgust because
they themselves need meat. Most
non-vegans seem to have a great
many misconceptions about
vegans.
I will dispel some of these
myths.
MYTH 1: You must have a
hard time getting protein.
In reality, protein is in almost
everything and requires no plan-
ning to acquire. Ever look at the
protein in whole grain bread?
Pasta? Glance at a helping of
peas, beans, rice, lentils, cereal,
peanut butter, nuts, granola bars
or any other foods you already
have in your cabinets. Protein is
in just about everything. A vegan
does need to remember to take a
multi-vitamin containing B12 and
iron, but besides that, the lifestyle
is pretty low maintenance.
MYTH 2: Your diet must be
unbearably restrictive.
In actuality, a strictly vegan diet
isnt a diet, but a lifestyle. There
are no food restrictions, only
new and delicious alternatives.
Thanks to the popularity of the
vegetarian and vegan lifestyle,
there are lots of affordable and
scrumptious substitutes for any of
your favorite foods. Plus, there are
a lot of everyday foods that you
wouldnt expect to be vegan. Plus,
Ive opened myself up to a lot
of wonderful dishes I might not
have discovered eating the same
old chicken and potatoes that I
fared upon as a kid.
MYTH 3: I would die without
meat.
There are so many good meat
substitutes that are a lot cheaper,
easier to prepare, and more
delicious than meat. Tofu, vegan
grillers and falafel are just a few
examples of easy and fast vegan
foods that will make you com-
pletely forget about taking the
time to cook and spend money on
meat.
MYTH 4: Vegans are the most
unhealthy people on the planet.
Researching the answer to this
question was tricky. A great many
of the Web sites with information
about veganism are pro-vegan.
Instead of relying on biased infor-
mation, I looked at different and
recent research by the American
Cancer Institute and other govern-
ment sanctioned research in both
the United States and the United
Kingdom. All the research indi-
cated that vegans and vegetarians
are, as a group, signicantly more
healthy than their omnivore coun-
terparts. Vegans have a greatly
reduced risk for heart disease and
various cancers.
Still, there is a controversy
about pregnant women and chil-
dren adopting the vegan lifestyle,
so more research is needed.
From personal experience, I can
vouch for the health benets and
energy I have gained from switch-
ing to veganism. Ive lost weight in
a healthy way, without reverting
to starving or strange, cardboard
avored diet bars. I have more
energy. An acne problem that I
had for more than three years and
visited multiple dermatologists
about is gone.
I also feel better not eating ani-
mal products and not supporting
the meat packing industry. Still,
diet and exercise is vital to any
healthy lifestyle, so mine isnt ideal
unless dancing in the rain qualies
as exercise.
Being vegan does make you
check all food labels for animal
products. Ive become aware of
all the weird preservatives and
unhealthy ingredients found in a
lot of processed food.
MYTH 5: Being vegan only
encompasses diet.
Veganism does spread to other
animal products, such as fur, feath-
er, and leather. Refraining from
using toiletries and other products
that are tested on animals or con-
tain animal products is another
part of the vegan lifestyle.
Overall, I dont expect to
change anyones dietary view
point. I merely hope to show that
a vegan diet isnt as far-fetched
or as challenging as people may
believe. As a long time vegetarian,
I always viewed dietary veganism
as impossible despite my convic-
tions to refrain from using all
animal products. But, after nally
buckling down with the lifestyle
and experiencing the benets, I
understand why others can stick
with veganism. The lifestyle isnt as
complicated or as challenging as
you think.
Lavinia Roberts is a Parson
sophomore in English and
theatre and lm.
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If multitasking were a disease, I
would be diagnosed in no time.
All my friends will say the same
thing: If Im not doing several things
at a time or going four different
directions, something is not right.
I multitask like everyone
else. I watch TV while doing my
homework. I do the crossword
puzzle during class. Right now, Im
listening to a speaker, taking notes
and writing this column.
I have been known to send
and receive text messages while
attempting to maneuver through
downtown Kansas City, Mo.,
change the songs on my iPod
while cruising through St. Louis
on Interstate 70 and answer my
cell phone whenever it rings, no
matter where Im driving. Doing
one thing at a time is just boring.
I know Im not alone.
We are all young, technologi-
cally advanced college students
who have a desire to be connected
to friends and family at all times.
By August, the city of Lawrence
may have taken this connection
away from us. I say thats not fair.
The Lawrence Trafc Safety
Commission this week tabled two
ordinances that dealt with using
cell phones while driving.
This means we can continue
to use our phones while we drive
without penalties at least until
July, when they plan to vote on the
issue again. Then, they will decide
if Lawrence should implement a
complete citywide ban on mobile
devices while driving.
I see one main problem if this
ban passes: No matter what hap-
pens, people will still talk on their
phones in the car, and this will
make enforcement a difcult task.
Just like with speeding, some
people get caught. Some dont.
Catching cell phone users will
be incredibly hit or miss. Some
people may chat all the time and
never get caught while others may
make one emergency phone call
and get smacked with a ne.
It is apparent the city knows
this is one problem the ban will
cause. In an article in the Law-
rence Journal-World, both a city
attorney and a police ofcer dis-
cussed enforceability as a problem.
In general, I think this ban has
good intentions, keeping both
drivers and pedestrians safe, but at
the same time it seems pretty crazy
and probably wont work.
The Governors Highway Safety
Association, a non-prot orga-
nization that deals with highway
safety, produced a report about cell
phone bans. The report said that
no states currently ban cell phone
usage in automobiles completely,
but that some areas do have bans.
It also said that more research
needs to be done to help lawmak-
ers decide on the best option.
Maybe Lawrence City Commis-
sioners should think about that
before they put into effect a ban
that will be not only inefcient,
but probably make more people
unhappy than it will make happy.
Wiley is a Silver Lake junior in
journalism and geography.
Editors note: The com-
ment below was posted on
kansan.com in reference to
Courtney Hagens column,
Studys findings reveal
love is universal to all. The
comment appears uncor-
rected and unedited.
If these are the things that
love is like, I want nothing
to do with it. I am married
to the woman I love with all
my heart and I must say that
there is not a thing on this
world I can compare it too.
However, the problem
with this column is that it
focuses only on romantic
love. Why not focus on other
kinds as well? Knowing that
no matter how much I screw
up or what I do, my parents
will love me. What about
brotherly love where you
will beat the living crap out
of them but if someone else
speaks ill of them, you im-
mediately stick up for them?
What about love between
friends? Knowing that no
matter how long you go with-
out speaking or seeing each
other, when you reunite, it
is as if you saw each other
yesterday.
YOUR OPINION
Column neglects
other forms of love
news 8a The UniversiTy Daily Kansan friDay, may 5, 2006
By Stephen Manning
the associated press
ROCKVILLE, Md. A
prosecutor displayed graphic
photos of blood-splattered
scenes showing where six
people in the Washington area
were gunned down as convict-
ed sniper John Allen Muham-
mad began his second murder
trial Thursday.
They lined up innocent vic-
tims in their crosshairs and fred,
destroying lives, prosecutor
Katherine Winfree said during
opening statements in a Mont-
gomery County courthouse.
Muhammad and accomplice
Lee Boyd Malvo were linked to
10 slayings and three wound-
ings in Maryland, Virginia, and
the District of Columbia. They
also were tied to shootings in
Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana
and Washington.
Muhammad, 45, has been
sentenced to death for a Vir-
ginia sniper killing and Malvo,
21, faces life in prison. In the
Maryland trial, Muhammad is
charged with shooting six peo-
ple in Montgomery County, the
mostly affuent county in the
Washington suburbs where the
three-week sniper spree in Oc-
tober 2002 began and ended.
Malvo also faces trial for the
same six murders, but it is likely
he will plead guilty and testify
against Muhammad. Neither
faces the death penalty in Mary-
land.
Winfree described in detail
each of the six shootings and
showed grisly photos of each
crime scene and victim.
She held up the Bushmas-
ter rife used in the crimes and
showed photos demonstrating
how the car driven by the two
was modifed to serve as a fring
platform.
Muhammad, who is serving
as his own attorney, sat at the
defense table and stared at the
prosecutor or looked at the pho-
tos of his victims on courtroom
monitors. Occasionally, he
whispered to one of the court-
appointed standby attorneys sit-
ting beside him.
A jury of seven women and
fve men was picked earlier
Thursday from a pool of about
300. Most in the initial pool said
they already believed Muham-
mad was guilty or played a part
in the killings.
Many cited the pervasive fear
that enveloped the Washington
area as people were shot at ran-
dom at gas stations, parking lots
and even a school.
People recalled keeping their
children inside, putting off fll-
ing their gas tanks and avoiding
public places. They said it would
be diffcult to ignore those feel-
ings and judge Muhammad im-
partially.
Muhammad objected to most
prospective jurors, saying he
didnt think they could be fair.
His attorneys said the entire
pool should be discarded be-
cause they already had opinions
about Muhammads guilt.
Some of the 12 people and
four alternates chosen for the
jury lived in the county at the
time of the shootings. But they
said they would be able to put
aside their feelings about the
case and judge the evidence im-
partially.
Chris Gardner/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Stand-by attorneys for convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad, Russell Neverdon Sr., left, and J. Wyndal Gordon,
right, walk away from a media briefng Wednesday in Rockville, Md. Jury selection for the murder trial continued for
a third day. Muhammad is on trial for six murders carried out in Maryland during October 2002.
t NatioN
Jury selection of trial continues for third day
t NatioN
Veto threatens provisions to war and hurricane aid bill
By andrew taylor
the associated press
WASHINGTON The Sen-
ate passed a $109 billion bill
Thursday to pay for the war in
Iraq and hurricane aid for the
Gulf Coast, but a veto threat im-
perils many provisions added by
lawmakers.
The bill has grown to about
$14 billion more than President
Bush said he was willing to ac-
cept, and diffcult House-Senate
talks loom over how to cut it
back to his request.
The White House made clear
within minutes of the vote that
Bush has not backing down.
He calls on Congress to
fund our troops and fund the
rebuilding efforts along the Gulf
Coast, and then hold the line
on spending elsewhere. That
means dont put unnecessary
spending into this emergency
legislation, said White House
press secretary Scott McClel-
lan. The president has made it
very clear. He would veto legis-
lation that goes above and be-
yond what he called for.
The measure passed with a
78-20 vote. It contains $65.7
billion for war operations and
$28.8 billion for hurricane re-
lief, including grants to states
to build and repair housing and
$3.9 billion for levees and food
control projects in Louisiana.
Bushs veto threat puts at
risk items not requested by the
president, such as $4 billion in
farm disaster aid, $1 billion in
state grants and $1.1 billion in
aid to the Gulf Coast seafood
industry.
Unfortunately, there are
some here in Washington try-
ing to load that bill up with
unnecessary spending, Bush
said Wednesday. This bill is
for emergency spending, and it
should be limited to emergency
measures.
House leaders promise to
take a hard line in upcoming
talks with the Senate.
The House will not take up
an emergency supplemental
spending bill for Katrina and the
war in Iraq that spends one dol-
lar more than what the president
asks for. Period, said House
Majority Leader John Boehner,
R-Ohio.
Such vows imperil numerous
Senate add-ons, including $648
million for port security, $1.9
billion to secure U.S. borders
and waters and efforts to boost
the budget for New Orleans
food control projects.
David Vitter, R-La., ob-
tained another $200 million in
New Orleans-area flood con-
trol projects Thursday, bring-
ing the total for such efforts to
$3.9 billion. The addition was
financed by cuts to the Fed-
eral Emergency Management
Agencys disaster fund.
The upcoming House-Senate
negotiations will test the deter-
mination and political strength
of Gulf Coast Republicans, in-
cluding the chairman of the
Senate Appropriations Com-
mittee, Sen. Thad Cochran of
Mississippi. They will fght for
home-state projects and pri-
orities despite opposition from
House and Senate GOP leaders
and the White House.
The White House will try to
fght off possible attempts by
lawmakers to cut further into a
$67.6 billion request for military
operations in Iraq and Afghani-
stan in their search for money
for hurricane relief and border
protection.
During almost two weeks be-
fore the full Senate, the bill grew
by more than $2 billion despite a
toughly worded veto threat made
on the frst day of debate. Bush
said he would veto any bill exceed-
ing his $92.2 billion request for the
war and hurricane relief plus an
additional $2.3 billion to prepare
for a possible bird fu pandemic.
Bushs veto threat embold-
ened conservatives such as
Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz.,
and Tom Coburn, R-Okla. They
undertook battles against home-
state projects inserted by senior
senators such as Cochran and
Richard Shelby, R-Ala.
friday, may 5, 2006
By Mark Dent
mdent@kansan.com
kansan sportswriter
Too bad mans best friend
doesnt pick teams for the
NCAA Regionals. During Satur-
days softball game against Iowa
State, dogs are welcomed to get
a frsthand look at Kansas last
opportunity to move up in the
Big 12 standings and improve its
NCAA Regional chances.
The game is part of a Bark
in the Park promotion, where
dogs get in for a donation to the
Lawrence Humane Society or a
various pet items like toys or cat
litter.
These games are extremely
important, Kansas coach Tracy
Bunge said. The Jayhawks (28-
24, 6-10 Big 12) are currently in
seventh place in the conference,
and they will face the eighth
place Cyclones (23-25, 5-11) for
a two-game series.
If Kansas defeats Iowa State
in both games it has a the pos-
sibility of moving up into sixth
place ahead of Missouri or tying
with them.
In the event of a tie with the
Tigers, the frst tiebreaker is the
head-to-head match-up, but the
teams split their two-game se-
ries this year. Both teams won
by four runs, so the second
tiebreaker would also not de-
termine the winner. The third
tiebreaker is scoring margin of
all Big 12 games. The Jayhawks
would win this tiebreaker and
thus sixth place in the Big 12,
because they have the advan-
tage in this category.
On the other end of the spec-
trum, Kansas could fall as far
as eighth place if it is unable
to take care of business against
Iowa State.
The Tigers have a 7-9 confer-
ence record and play on the road
against the Nebraska Cornhusk-
ers this weekend.
A sixth-place fnish is crucial
for Kansas. The top-six teams in
the Big 12 receive a bye in the
Big 12 Tournament, which starts
Wednesday.
The NCAA will also take a
closer look at selecting Kan-
sas if it fnishes in the top six
of the conference. While eight
teams were selected for NCAA
Regionals from the Big 12, the
conference had the second best
conference RPI in the nation
last year. This year, the Big 12 is
fourth.
To put themselves into posi-
tion for an NCAA berth and
sixth place fnish, the Jayhawks
must be able to hit their way past
two of the Big 12s top pitch-
ers, the Cyclones Alyssa Ran-
som and Amie Ford. The two
could be a steep test for Kansas,
which has been in a prolonged
hitting slump. Even in their vic-
tory against Wichita State on
Wednesday, the Jayhawks man-
aged only one hit.
We just have to get it going,
Bunge said. We need to score.
Adding even more impor-
tance to this weekends series is
that Sunday will be Senior Day
for six Kansas players, including
Serena Settlemier.
Im excited, but its a lot of
pressure with my family com-
ing to watch, the pitcher/des-
ignated player said. Id like to
perform well.
Edited by John Jordan
By ryan SchneiDer
rschneider@kansan.com
kansan senior sportswriter
Coach Tracy Bunge will say
goodbye to one of the most ac-
complished classes in Kansas
softball history this weekend.
Seniors Nettie Fierros,
Destiny Frankenstein, Ashley
Goodrich, Jessica Moppin,
Serena Settlemier and Heath-
er Stanley will play their final
home games at Arrocha Ball-
park on Saturday and Sun-
day.
Frankenstein said that de-
spite the usual emotions associ-
ated with Senior Day, she would
resist the urge to cry.
Im excited, but at the same
time, Im a little bit sad, Fran-
kenstein said. Well have all of
our families here and all of us
havent had all of our families
here since our frst game.
In their four years at Kansas,
the seniors have compiled 118
victories, one tie and 98 losses,
including a trip to the NCAA
Regionals in 2005.
Heres a look at the six se-
niors on the softball team this
season:
Nettie Fierros
Fierros, an Avondale, Ariz.,
native, has started in left feld
in all but four Big 12 Confer-
ence games this season. Shes
batting .202 on the season,
which includes a 2-for-3 per-
formance against Oklahoma
last weekend. Fierros made the
move to left feld this year after
spending the last three years at
third base. Shes been called
on to pinch hit in numerous
situations this season.
Destiny Frankenstein
Frankenstein is fnishing her
fourth straight year at shortstop
for Kansas. The Broken Arrow,
Okla., native continues to move
up the career list in several cat-
egories. She currently ranks sec-
ond in all-time home runs, with
31 for her career. Frankenstein
also ranks fourth with 47 stolen
bases.
Last season, Frankenstein
had one of the best seasons in
program history. She hit .344
and set a new single-season re-
cord with 14 home runs. Fran-
kenstein was named to the First
Team All-Region by the National
Fastpitch Coaches Association
and was frst team All-Big 12.

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sports
sports
The NBA gets exciting when
the playoffs roll around. Even
though half of the league plays
in the postseason and the frst
round series have been length-
ened to best-of-seven, the inten-
sity level is heightened.
I am an NBA fan, dont get
me wrong. I grew up going to
Washington Bullets games at
the old Capital Centre. I even
stuck with them when they stu-
pidly changed their name to the
Wizards. And when I moved out
west to the great state of Utah
in 2001, I accepted Stockton,
Malone and the Jazz into my
heart.
But sometimes fans like my-
self get sick, tired and fed up
with some things. For example,
if Lebron James makes one more
game-winning shot after a bla-
tant traveling violation, I will no
longer watch NBA. I will instead
put my love 100 percent toward
real basketball, much like what
is played in Allen Fieldhouse.
The call in game three of the
Wizards-Cavaliers game was
obvious. There was no arguing
that Lebron got away with two
travels in the fnal minute of
play. The second one a go-
ahead layup with six seconds
left was a knife in the back
of the Wizards. I have never
seen an easier call to make. But
somehow, referees Greg Willard,
Monty McCutchen, and Ron
Garretson missed it.
The poor Wizards lost their
opportunity to take a 2-1 series
lead when they lost that game,
97-96. Then during game fve
Wednesday night, Lebron did it
again.
This time, Lebron made it
from the baseline corner all the
way to the rim in only three
dribbles. Halfway to the basket
he palmed the ball, put it back
on the foor, and went up to lay
in the winner with less than a
second remaining. His hand
was under the basketball for a
full second, carrying it just long
enough to give him the opportu-
nity to continue the drive. The
ball went in and the Cavs won
121-120. Poor Wizards.
Maybe Bernie Fryer, Joe
Forte, and Mark Wunderlich
forgot about the palming rule.
I know the Wizards played
terrible defense and I know
LeBron is a superstar, but is it so
much to ask to call the game by
the rulebook?
This is something thats never
going to change in NBA basket-
ball, and its why I will never fol-
low it as closely as KU basket-
ball.
The college game is real bas-
ketball. The rules are enforced.
You dont see players take six
steps without dribbling. You
dont see players in the lane four
seconds before a free-throw
leaves the shooters hand.
College basketball is basket-
ball how James Naismith meant
the game to be played. People
in this town can appreciate that
because they know KU basket-
ball above anything else. And
thats not a bad thing.
I have to wait until November
for college hoops to roll back
around. Until then all we have
is NBA playoffs, which is one
shade below Slamball.
LeBron, I know youre great,
but if you get a last-second shot
in tonights game six at Wash-
ington, do a Wiz fan a favor and
put up a jumper.
n Hall is a Woodbridge, Va.,
senior in journalism
tiM hall
thall@kansan.com
NBA cant
play by
the rules
t down the hall
The following are scenar-
ios that will determine
Kansas fnal position in
the Big 12 Conference
standings. Kansas has
two games left against
Iowa State this weekend
to fnish out the regular
season.
For Kansas to fnish in
sixth Place: Win both
Iowa State games and
have Missouri lose both
games against Nebraska.
For Kansas to fnish in a
sixth-place tie: Win both
games and have Missouri
split its series, OR: Split
its series and have Mis-
souri lose both games.
For Kansas to fnish in
seventh place: Missouri
wins both Nebraska
games.
For Kansas to fnish in
eighth place: Lose both
games against Iowa
State.
Source: Kansas Athletics Department
standings
Jeff Jacobson/KUAC
Seniors Serena Settlemier, pitcher, Heather Stanley, outfeld, Destiny Fran-
kenstein, shortstop, Nettie Fierros, left feld, Ashley Goodrich, right feld,
and Jessica Moppin, second base, play their last games at Arrocha Ball-
park this weekend. In their four years at Kansas, the seniors have complied
118 victories, one tie and 98 losses.
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Swinging six leave mark
Randall Sanders/KANSAN
Junior frst baseman Nicole Washburn catches the ball before Wichita State sophomore Katie McGeeney can make it
on base Wednesday night. This weekend the Jayhawks take on the Iowa State Cyclones. Sunday is senior day.
Hawks to play for big finish in Big 12
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By aliSSa Bauer
abauer@kansan.com
kansan staff writer
Three hundred and sixty seven days
ago, Kansas clinched the series victory
against the then No.2 team in the country,
Texas. Three hundred and seventeen days
ago, Texas won the College World Series.
The Jayhawks (33-18, 10-11) are hoping
to prove they can steal a series from Texas
again this season as they head to Austin for
a three-game set against the No. 7 Long-
horns (33-15, 16-4), starting tonight at 6:15.
Any team can beat any team on any
given day, Kansas sophomore third base-
man Erik Morrison said. Youve got to go
in there and give it your all, and the better
team is going to come out with the victory.
Although Kansas took two of three
games from the eventual National Cham-
pions in 2005, both teams underwent
some changes in the off-season. While
most of the Jayhawk juniors returned for
their senior season, a large portion of the
Longhorns veteran lineup did not.
Morrison said that has led to specu-
lation in the press that Kansas might be
slightly stronger than the team that de-
feated Texas last season, while the Long-
horns may be less talented. Morrison
said that the team needed to focus on
the games this weekend rather than what
was being said in the newspapers.
Coach Ritch Price also shook off the
notion that Kansas was the stronger
team, and instead showed great respect
for the powerhouse Texas baseball pro-
gram and its accomplishments.
Every team in America takes a step
back after they win a National Champion-
ship, Price said. Now, I still think theyre
going to make the College World Series.
Sitting at the No. 2 spot in the Big 12
Conference behind Nebraska, Texas will
face Kansas, which has dropped to the
No. 5 spot, tonight with a couple of strik-
ing similarities.
see TesT ON page 4B
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Kansas faces test against defending national champs
Randall Sanders/KANSAN
Senior infelder Jared Schweitzer swings against Saint Mary (Kan.) Tuesday evening in Law-
rence. Tonight Kansas plays the No. 7 Texas Longhorns at 6:15 in Austin, Texas. Saturday and
Sunday the Jayhawks take on the Longhorns in two more games.
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ATHLETICS CALENDAR
TODAY
nBaseball at Texas, 6:15 p.m., Austin,
Texas
SATURDAY
nSoftball vs. Iowa State, 2 p.m.,
Arrocha Ballpark
Player to watch: Serena Settlemier. The
senior pitcher lifted
Kansas to a 2-1 vic-
tory against Wichita
State Wednesday
in a game that was
delayed by rain.
Settlemier and the
rest of the Jayhawk
seniors will play
their fnal games at
Hoglund Ballpark
this weekend.
nBaseball at Texas, 2 p.m., Austin,
Texas
nTrack, Ward Haylett Invitational, all
day, Manhattan
SUNDAY
nSoftball vs. Iowa State, 1 p.m.,
Arrocha Ballpark
nBaseball at Texas, 1 p.m., Austin,
Texas
WEDNESDAY
nBaseball vs. Missouri State, 7 p.m.,
Springfeld, Mo.
nSoftball vs. Big 12 Tournament,
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Settlemier
TRACk AND fIELD
Track throwers make
Dandy Dozen list
The Kansas track and feld
team will travel to Manhattan
on Saturday to compete in the
Ward Haylett Invitational.
The one-day event kicks off
on the feld at 11 a.m. with the
womens hammer throw.
The track events will take
place at the RV Christian Track
Complex starting at 2 p.m. and
are scheduled to end with the
mens 4 x 400-meter relay at
5:30 p.m.
Nebraska, Iowa State, Okla-
homa State, Missouri, Mis-
souri State and UMKC will also
participate in the meet.
The Ward Haylett Invita-
tional will serve as the fnal
boost before the team travels
to Waco, Texas, for the Big 12
Outdoor Championships from
May 12-14.
The mens team is now
ranked No. 20 by trackwire.
com after the Drake and Cardi-
nal Invitationals last weekend.
Senior thrower Sheldon
Battle and sophomore thrower
Egor Agafonov are still a part
of the Web sites Dandy Dozen
list.
Battle is ranked second in
the shot put and 12th in the
discus, as Agafonov is ranked
third in the hammer throw.
Junior Abby Emsick and
senior Denita Young are new-
comers to the Dandy Dozen
list. Emsick is ranked 10th in
the discus and Young is ranked
11th in the javelin.
Evan Kafarakis
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Legal prostitution causes stir in Germany
Markus Schreiber/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A man walks through the bar of the brothel Artemis in Berlin on March 15.
Just down the street from Berlins Olympic Stadium, which hosts the fnal,
stands the citys largest brothel, Artemis, established in September with an
eye on capitalizing on the infux of World Cup visitors.
By Doug Tucker
the associated press
KANSAS CITY, Mo.
Theres one thing the young,
talented, rich and famous Larry
Johnson wants everybody to un-
derstand he is not happy.
Not after going to the Pro
Bowl. Not after rushing for a
Kansas City Chiefs record 1,750
yards and bursting into stardom.
Not after having fans approach
him on the streets of New York
and Las Vegas and tell him how
great he is. Not even after hob-
nobbing with celebrities as a
newly minted celebrity himself.
No, Im never happy, the
muscular running back said
Thursday.
When I feel like Im success-
ful in my own right, I will never
be happy with anything, period.
I havent started one full season
yet. I havent gotten this team
to a Super Bowl. As far as my
career, its still starting off late, I
feel. So I cant overall be happy
about where Im at right now,
cause like I said, I feel like Im
still playing catch-up.
One thing the fourth-year
Penn State product has caught
up with is a job as a starter.
When three-time Pro Bowler
Priest Holmes went out last sea-
son with neck trauma, the sullen
backup fnally got the chance
hed always said he deserved.
And man, did his critics eat
their words.
He started nine games and
went for more than 100 yards
each time, and more than 200
twice. His 1,627 yards from
scrimmage in games played on
or after Nov. 1 were the most in
NFL history.
Even if Holmes decides to
come back and resume his ca-
reer, new head coach Herman
Edwards has assured Johnson
that he, not Holmes, will go into
camp as the starter.
That much does make him
happy. So does having Edwards
as his head coach instead of the
retired Dick Vermeil. He and
Vermeil clashed repeatedly dur-
ing his frst three years after be-
ing taken in the frst round in
2003. But now he says he has a
head coach whos in his corner
for the frst time since he was a
high school senior.
Holmes, as mysterious as
always, has sent word he will
not participate in the Chiefs
mandatory minicamp May 19-
21 because he still does not
have medical clearance. Team
president Carl Peterson has said
that he still expects Holmes to
return. Holmes was one of the
NFLs top running backs when
Johnson was drafted in 2003.
Nevertheless, Johnson insists
hes still bitter that he did not
step right in as the starter.
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Running back not happy and never will be
By DaviD crary
the associated press
NEW YORK The expected
World Cup boom for Germanys
sex industry has ignited a trans-
Atlantic tiff over prostitution,
with a U.S. congressman and
other anti-traffcking advocates
contending Thursday that thou-
sands of foreign women will be
forced into sex work during the
four-week tournament.
The German government,
while defending its policy of
legalized prostitution, emphati-
cally denies that it condones hu-
man traffcking and said it had
intensifed efforts to combat it.
It also denied claims by some
critics that it was subsidizing
construction of new brothels.
Rep. Christopher Smith, (R-New
Jersey) remains skeptical. He urged
Germany to recriminalize prostitu-
tion and suggested that it should be
reclassifed as an egregious viola-
tor of human traffcking unless
tougher steps are taken before the
World Cup starts on June 9.
Smith, chairman of the House
subcommittee on global human
rights, convened a hearing in
Washington titled Germanys
World Cup Brothels. Witnesses
included representatives from
Amnesty International, the In-
ternational Organization for
Migration, and the Angel Coali-
tion, an anti-traffcking womens
group in Russia.
Juliette Engel of the Angel
Coalition, in her written testi-
mony, said the German govern-
ment had chosen to act as an
offcial pimp for the 2006 World
Cup anticipating millions
of dollars in revenues from the
exploitation of womens bodies
and souls by tens of thousands
of male football fans notorious
for their drunkenness and vio-
lence.
Engel, who said Russian and
Eastern European women were
Germanys main traffcking vic-
tims, described the World Cup
as a human rights disaster in
the making.
Germanys sex-industry
entrepreneurs have made no
secret of their expectation of
a boom as hundreds of thou-
sands of visitors arrive for the
World Cup. At the four-story,
40-bedroom Artemis brothel
which opened in Berlin last
fall, manager Egbert Krumeich
predicted business normal-
ly 130 clients a day could
double or triple during the 32-
nation tournament.
Prostitution is legal in Ger-
many, with about 400,000 reg-
istered sex workers who pay
taxes and receive social ben-
efts. However, the government
said forced prostitution was not
tolerated and it denies Smiths
claim that it was helping build
brothels.
The German Embassy in
Washington said German fed-
eral offcials were working
closely with regional authori-
ties and non government orga-
nizations to combat traffcking
and forced prostitution, espe-
cially in the 12 World Cup host
cities.
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kansan sportswriter
The Kansas tennis team wont
be making an appearance in the
NCAA tourna-
ment in Stanford,
Calif. Out of 33
teams, Kansas
was not chosen
to compete.
It was a dis-
appointment,
s o p h o m o r e
Stephanie Smith
said. It was one
of our goals at the beginning of
the season, but we have a young
team and were just going to keep
looking to make improvements
and hopefully we can make it
next year.
This years team made im-
provements from previous sea-
sons, though. Kansas ended the
regular season with an overall
record of 14-11, and a confer-
ence record of 5-8. The team
had its best season since coach
Amy Hall-Holt arrived for the
2003-2004 season. This is also
the best record the team has
had since the 2002 season,
when the team had an overall
record of 16-6.
The 11 victories that the team
obtained this season was more
than the previous two seasons
combined.
We thought it was an improve-
ment, sophomore Lauren Hom-
mell said. I thought we could
have done better.
Kansas also placed two of
its members on the All Big 12
singles team Monday. Fresh-
man Ksenia Bukina, who had
a regular season record of 10-
13 and occupied the No. 1
spot on the team, was one of
two members to make the Big
12 team.
Sophomore Liza Avdeeva was
the other player to be named to
the team. Avdeeva held the No.
2 spot on the team all season
and had a regular season record
of 18-7, including a team-high
11-game winning streak.
Bukina and Avdeeva also
made it to the All Big 12 doubles
team. The two had an overall re-
cord of 12-6 and a Big 12 record
of 8-3.
Avdeeva and Bukina are the
frst two players on the team to
be placed on the All Big 12 team
since the 2003 season, and they
are the frst doubles team to be
placed on the All Big 12 team
since the 2001 season.
The team also placed three
players on the Academic All Big
12 team this season: Avdeeva,
Skoda and Smith. To be placed
on the academic team, a player
must have a GPA of at least
3.20.
Its an honor to be named on
the all academic team, Smith
said.
Edited by Jodi Ann Holopirek
sports
By ShAwn Shroyer
sshroyer@kansan.com
kansan sportswriter
Drew Stubbs was a wanted
man coming out of high school.
Any major university would
have made room on its roster for
Stubbs, and the Houston Astros
drafted him in the third round of
the 2003 Major League Baseball
First-Year Player Draft.
Stubbs found himself face-to-
face with a decision most base-
ball players only dream of hav-
ing to make.
I wanted to go to school the
whole time and the only thing
that was going to keep me out of
it was a large amount of money,
Stubbs said.
Stubbs said the Astros didnt
offer him the money he wanted,
so the Atlanta, Texas, native
instead chose to don the burnt
orange of the Texas Longhorns.
Now a junior, Stubbs roams
center feld for Texas, robbing
opposing batters of hits, and
carrying the Longhorn offense,
wreaking havoc on opposing
pitchers.
Stubbs has started all of Tex-
as 48 games this season and
leads the team in six offensive
categories including home runs
and stolen bases, but his most
cherished accomplishment in
his baseball career came last
season when he and the Long-
horns won the College World
Series.
As a result, Texas has come
into every game this season with
a bulls-eye on its chest, some-
thing Stubbs said initially caught
the team by surprise.
Not only has Texas been a
target for each of its opponents,
but it also lost seven players
who were either eligible to re-
turn this season or were incom-
ing recruits to the draft. The
team suffered early.
By March 4, the Longhorns
were 9-8. Texas didnt have eight
losses in 2005 until April 27.
As might be expected from
a perennial power, Texas has
turned things around, going 24-7
since. Texas coach Augie Garri-
do said the turnaround has been
a team effort, but Stubbs, along
with the other upperclassmen,
has led the team by example.
No one person can get it
done, but hes played his part
by his performances and the
way hes battled and the ways
hes accepted overcoming his
adversities during a game and
during the season and the way
hes conducted himself on and
off the feld, Garrido said.
This weekend, Kansas will
travel to Austin to face No. 7
Texas. The Jayhawks main ob-
jective will be to win at least one
game in the series to solidify
their postseason chances.
Kansas split four games with
Texas last season, but Stubbs
dominated Kansas pitching. He
went 7-for-15 with four runs,
three RBI and a stolen base.
Kansas coach Ritch Price knows
his team will have to do a bet-
ter job of containing Stubbs to
have similar success against the
Longhorns in Austin.
Hes as physically talented
as anybody Ive ever coached
against, Price said. Obviously
were going to try to be careful
with him and try to get in posi-
tion where hopefully he wont
hurt us.
When this weekends series is
completed, it will be four weeks
until Texas begins its champion-
ship defense.
Stubbs may already have one
championship ring and this Tex-
as team may not be as dominant
as last seasons, but that hasnt
lowered Stubbs expectations.
Ive kind of been spoiled.
Ive been to Omaha both years
that Ive been here, so Im look-
ing for nothing less than going
back and hopefully winning the
championship again, Stubbs
said. Anything less than that
would be a disappointment for
me.
If Stubbs and Texas are still
in the hunt for another champi-
onship during the NCAA Super
Regionals, Stubbs may fnd out
that he is, again, a wanted man
in the professional ranks.
Sandwiched in the middle of
the NCAA tournament sched-
ule is the 2006 MLB First-Year
Player Draft. With the numbers
Stubbs has put up in college,
theres no reason to think he
wont be drafted higher this year
than he was coming out of high
school. Stubbs is candid in his
plans for next season if he is a
high draft pick.
At this point in my career,
Im looking to sign a contract
and begin my pro career after
this year, Stubbs said. Its not
a 100-percent certainty, but its
something that Id like to do
and I think everybody around
here understands that.
Edited by Timon Veach
S
tubbs
said the
Astros didnt
offer him the
money he
wanted, so
the Atlanta,
Texas, native
instead chose to don the
burnt orange of the Texas
Longhorns. Now a junior,
Stubbs roams center feld
for Texas, robbing oppos-
ing batters of hits, and
carrying the Longhorn of-
fense, wreaking havoc on
opposing pitchers.
friday, may 5, 2006 the University daily Kansan 3B
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Texas-sized threat
Holt
Stubbs
Young team disappointed
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Outfielder leads Longhorns at bat and in the field
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$250. 913-634-8461
Summer sitter for 7 and 11 yr old, Day time
hours. Great kids, call 749-8107 days or
841-6447 evening.
Pharmacy needs student currently in
school of Pharmacy to work as intern. Call
Marvin at 843-4160.
USD497 is currently accepting applications
for the Junior High After School Program
Group Leaders for the 2006-2007 school
year. Prefer prior experience with students
12-15 years old, but not required. Leaders
for drama, web design, art, fitness, science,
dance, and math tutors needed. Contact
person: Jennifer Ybarra 832-5026. Apply
on-line at www.usd497.org or visit us at
110 McDonald Dr. Lawrence, KS. EOE.
Wanted: students with interest in helping
families with disabled individuals in the
home and community setting. After
school, evenings, and weekend hours.
Salary: $8/hr. Contact: Ken at Hands 2
Help, phone: 832-2515.
Lawrence Gymnastics Academy is looking
for energetic, full & part time gymnastics
team coaches. Benefits & pay commensu-
rate w/experience. Call 865-0856.
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until school is out, then must be able to
work 35 to 40 hours weekly to August 11,
2006. Part time may be available after
8-11-06. Computer literacy helpful. Pay
$7.50 to $9.00 depending on skills and
hours available. Phone (785) 830-2201 or
830-2211
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Textbook Clerks - KU Bookstore; 2 open-
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8:30 AM-7PM, $6.50 per hour. One open-
ing available through Fall Rush and the
other opening available year round. Must
be able to stand for long periods, lift over 50
pounds, have excellent customer services
skills and verifiable retail experience. Pre-
fer Bookstore experience. Preference
given to KU students. Applications avail-
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Floor, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.,
Lawrence, KS EOE
Summer Work
The Southwestern company is looking for
5 more students to help run a business.
Make $700/week; gain experience; travel.
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Studio, 1, 2 & 3 BR
W/D included or W/D Hook-ups
California Apartments
1st. mo rent FREE!!!
$199 Security Deposit
MPM 841-4935
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Jacksonville Apartments
Specials:
$25 rent credit per month
5 FREE Pizzas
$200 security deposit
MPM 841-4935
1 BR apt. in renovated older house, on
900 block of Mississippi St. Walk to KU,
Short walk to laundromat. Wood floors,
window A/C, ceiling fans, off street parking,
cats OK, $450. Call Jim and Lois 841-1074
FOR RENT
3 BRapart. 2901 University Dr. Newly
remodeled, all new appliances. Very spa-
cious. 1 1/2 BA. Fireplace, sky light, W/D
hookup, patio, garage, close to campus.
No smoking/pets. Rent $930
Call 748-9807
Friday:
Sr. RHP Ricky Fairchild (5-5,
5.71) vs. Jr. RHP Kyle Mc-
Culloch (7-4, 2.85)
Saturday:
Fr. LHP Nick Czyz (3-1, 4.17)
vs. Soph. RHP Adrian Alaniz
(5-2, 4.36)
Sunday:
Sr. RHP Kodiak Quick (8-3,
3.22) vs. Fr. LHP Riley Boening
(3-1, 5.40)
SPORTS 4B THE UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2006
Seniors
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B
Ashley Goodrich
Goodrich, a Kewanee, Ill., na-
tive, highlighted her senior cam-
paign with career games against
UMKC earlier in the season.
She went 4-for-4 from the plate,
knocked in seven RBI and hit
two home runs in the double-
header against the Kangaroos.
The right elder is also hitting a
career best .262 from the plate
this season. Goodrich recorded
career bests in doubles, RBI and
slugging percentage.
Jessica Moppin
The Olathe native is closing
out her fourth consecutive year
as a second base starter for the
Jayhawks. Moppin ranks sec-
ond on the team, batting .301
this season. She ranks third on
Kansas all-time home runs list
with 28 on the season. Last sea-
son, Moppin established career
highs in hits, doubles, RBI and
overall batting average. She was
also named to the All-Big 12
rst team.
Serena Settlemier
Simply put, Settlemier is hav-
ing one of the best offensive and
pitching seasons in Kansas soft-
ball history. The Kelso, Wash.,
native knocked in her 21st home
run of the season Wednesday
against Wichita State. Her 21
home runs are a new single-sea-
son record and also make her the
Kansas career home run leader
with 43. Six of those home runs
were grand slams. Settlemier
is also one RBI away from ty-
ing the career RBI mark. At the
plate, she leads the team, batting
.340 on the season, ranking her
in the Top 15 of the Big 12.
On the mound, Settlemier
ranks third in the Big 12 with a
1.27 ERA and strikes out an av-
erage of nearly seven opponents
per game. Shes also set a new
career high with 15 victories.
In her last 25.66 innings, Set-
tlemier has only given up two
earned runs.
Heather Stanley
Stanley, a Houston native, was
Kansas only returning starter in
the outeld. Shes started all but
three Big 12 games this season,
batting .210 this year. Stanley
established new career highs in
doubles and triples this season.
She had one of her best outings
of the season against UMKC,
going 2-for-5 from the plate,
with two triples and two RBI.
Edited by Jodi Ann Holopirek
Test
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B
Both teams enter the series
with the same number of victories,
33. Texas graced all three of the
primary collegiate baseball polls:
Baseball America (7), Collegiate
Baseball (7) and the National
Collegiate Baseball Writers Asso-
ciation (8). Kansas, on the other
hand, dropped out of the latter
poll, the only one in which it was
ranked, after last weeks series loss
to Oklahoma at home.
The two also have the exact
same team batting average, at
.292. Kansas has tallied 51 more
hits, but has three more games
under its belt than Texas. Kan-
sas also has a 19 more home
runs as a team, but with 34 more
strikeouts.
Senior inelder Jared Sch-
weitzer led last years attack
on Texas. A .316 hitter lifetime
against the Longhorns, Sch-
weitzer broke the Kansas hit-
streak record during the Texas
series last season. A year later,
Schweitzer is still hot with the
bat. He leads the team with a
.358 batting average.
Texas, as equally imposing
an opponent as Oklahoma, has
mastered the long ball and has
solid pitching, but is similar
again to Kansas in the eld. The
Longhorns are the only Big 12
team with more errors (65) than
Kansas (63).
But this weekends match-
up is more about what happens
on the mound than anything
else. Making his Big 12 debut
as a starter, freshman lefty Nick
Czyz will take the mound to-
morrow afternoon, replacing ju-
nior left-hander Sean Land for
the weekend. Price said he was
concerned with Lands lack of
competitiveness and the nega-
tive body language he put forth
when he got in trouble against
Oklahoma last Saturday.
So while Price tries to restore
Lands condence in a few mid-
week games, the coach puts his
faith in the freshman
Weve been on the road all
year preparing for this weekend,
Price said. I think our players
will rise to the occasion and if we
get good starting pitching, weve
got a really good chance.
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Spacious 2 BR + BA
Jefferson Way Townhomes
1 Car Garage & W/D Hookups
$710/Month MPM 841-4935
3-4 BR. town home available for fall, all
with 2 car garages. 2-4 baths available.
No pets. $930-$1700/month. Call
766-1443
2 BR apt. in renovated old house near
10th and New York. Wood floors, dish-
washer, ceiling fans, window a/c,
antique claw-foot tub with shower, NEW
WASHER and DRYER, off street parking,
$590 cats ok, call Lois at 841-1074
Roommates wanted in a cooperative living
environment. Learn how to make your own
housing affordable. 841-0484
Very close to KU, clean 3 BR 2 BAcondo
avail now. Kitch appliances, W/D, laundry
rm, balcony, great price 913-220-5235
Roommate needed for 2 BR apt from June-
August. $275/mo plus half util. 15 min walk
to campus. 837 Michigan. Call George at
646-265-2910
Studio, 1 BR apartments near KU.
3-5 BR apartments.
Room, reduction for labor. 841-6254
Near Campus
1, 2 & 3 BR starting at $450
W/D included
Woodward Apartments
$199 Security Deposit
MPM 841-4935
www.midwestpm.com
Available Now!
Rent: $250 mo, incl ALLUtil,
Laundry/Cable/Internet. 841-0484
1406 Tenn. Sunflower Housing Coop
2BR/1BAduplex $650. 1 BLOCK TO KU.
W/D Hookups. Hardwood Flrs. 1824-6
Arkansas. Call 218-3788 or 218-8254 or
www.midwestestates.com.
2BR/1BAduplex $650. 1 BLOCK TO KU.
W/D. Pets OK. 1226 W 19th. Avail 8/1.
Call 218-8254 or 218-3788
or www.midwestestates.com.
2 Houses Close to Campus
Spacious 4 BRs Close to Campus W/D incl
only $1050 each, 1206 W. 20th Tr. &
2005 Mitchell. Call MPM 841-4935
3 BR, 2 BAhouse, study loft, wood floors,
$1175.00/mo, 1047 Rhode Island
3 BR, 1 BAhouse, carpeting,
$1075.00/mo, 117 E. 11th St, both have
Washer/Dryer, DW, Both available August,
Shown by appt. only: 841-2040
Studio attic apt. in renovated older
house, d/w, window air conditioners,
wood floors, cats ok, on quite 1300
block of Vermont St. $459/mo. Walk to
KU. Call Jim and Lois 841-1074
Best Deal!
Nice, quiet, well kept 2 BR apartments.
Appliances, CA, low bills and more! No
pets, no smoking. $405/mo. 841-6868
Available now! 2 BR apartment next to
campus at Jayhawk Apartments. 1030
Missouri. $600/mo, $600 deposit. August
leases also available. Call 556-0713.
1 bedroom apts. available for August at
Briarstone. Great neighborhood near KU at
1000 Emery Rd. $530 per month. W/D
hookups, DW, CA, balcony or patio, walk-in
closet, ceiling fan, mini-blinds, on bus
route. NO pets. 749-7744 or 760-4788.
3 BR/2BA. $850. 1 Block to KU @ College
Hill Condos. W/D. Avail 8/1. 785-218-3788
or www.midwestestates.com
Avail May, June or Aug spacious, clean,
quiet 1 BR's, CA, balconies. 9th and Emery,
No pets/smoking, starting $340 + utils
841-3192
941 Indiana
1, 2 & 3 BR's from $450.00
Close to campus
Midwest Property Management 841-4935
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In a Class of its Own.
4 BRhouse, fenced in back yard, central
heat/air, W/D, spacious, close to campus,
$1300/mo + util call Chris at 913-205-8774
4 BR, 2 BAhouse w/ garage and appli-
ances, mostly furnished, W/D, dishwasher,
North of campus, fenced yard, high-speed
internet connections. $1400/mo. Avail for
Fall Semester. Call John for more informa-
tion 816-589-2577
Lawrence Property Management.
Now leasing 2 & 3 BR's.
www.lawrencepm.com 785-832-8728.
901 Illinois
Lg. 2 BR, 1 BA
W/D Hookups, W/D Included
$535-$610
Call for Details 785-841-4935
2BR/1BAduplex $575 W/D Hookups Pets
OK 715 Conn. Avail 8/1.Call 218-8254 or
218-3788 www.midwestestates.com.
3 BR, 2 BAtownhouse in a quiet, newer,
and up-scale neighborhood, W/D & FP
included, only $900. 841-3328 Martha
3BR/2BAduplex $750. Close to KU. W/D
Hookups. Pets OK. 742-4 Missouri. Avail
8/1. Call 218-3788 or 218-8254 or
www.midwestestates.com.
3 BR/ 3 BAwalk-in closets, all appl,
microwave, secruity system, off street
parking, close to campus. 900 blk Arkansas
call 843-4090, leave message.
2 BR apt avail in Aug. Btw campus and
downtown, close to GSP-Corbin. $300/ea.
No utilities or pets. Call 841-1207 or
550-5012.
1-4 BRhouses and apart in houses.
Close to KU. Some w/ wood floors, high
ceilings, free W/D use. Off street parking.
For Aug. $485-$1085. 785-841-3633
Seniors & grad students. 1 BR apts close
to KU and downtown. Upstairs or down,
tile carpets or hardwood, $395-435/mo.
No smoking/pets. Ava 8/1. Call Big Blue
Property 842-3175 or 979-6211
Studio and 1 BR apts. avail Aug in Victo-
rian house VERYclose to downtown and
campus. $550-$625/mo all util. paid, off-
street parking or garages avail. Call
913-441-4169
Fall rent, duplex. LR, DN, Kitchen. 3 CLO.
110 Washer/Dryer hook-ups. A/C, hard-
wood floors. Close to downtown, on bus
route. No smoking, no pets. Call Big Blue
Properties. 842-3175 or 979-6211.
Fall rent, studio. Close to campus.
Kitchen w/eating area. LV/BR. Walk-in
closet. Full bath. $365 plus util. No
smoking/pets. Call Big Blue Properties.
842-3175 or 979-6211.
3 BR house, tiny living room, 3 tiny bed-
rooms, 1 tiny kitchen and 1 tiny bath.
Avail. Aug. Wood floors, CA, D/W, tiny
dogs OK. 1300 block of Vermont. $799
Call 841-1074 and we'll show you our
tiny house.
Female roommate needed for coed 3 BR,
2.5 BAin nice townhome in quiet neighbor-
hood near 23rd & Kasold, $300/mo + util.
Call Abbie at 785-840-6462 or Trevor at
316-215-2485. For summer and next yr.
Nice 3 BR house close to campus, avail.
Aug. 1st. 1428 W. 19th Ter. $990/mo.
W/D, DW, new deck. Call 785-218-8893.
3 BR, 2.5 BAtownhome w/ garage &
washer/dryer. Sublease May-July. Call
Tadd at 785-421-8929.
Looking for 2 male roommates. 4 BR, !.5
BA, W/D, $450/mo, includes utilities, 2
miles from campus, a deposit will hold the
spot until August. Call 316-648-3799.
Seeking roommate to share 2 BR, 1 BA
apt on Kentucky St. $210/mo + 1/2 util.
Short walk to campus. Call Phillip at
512-818-0694
Wanted: 2 roommates for a 3 BR, 2 full BA
duplex, near campus, $400/mo including
util. W/D, driveway and garage, big back
yard. Call Jacob at 785-979-6716
Need 2 roommates to fill a lease.
$350/mo each for rent + 1/3 utilities. 2BR,
1 BA, by Alvamar Golf Course
605-376-6919
Roommate needed to share modern house
3 blocks south of campus. $350/mo.
http://people.eecs.ku.edu/~jfoiles
Go to website for pics and info.
Roommates needed to share a 3 BR 2 BA
condo near campus. W/D included, $290
plus 1/3 electric. Avail June 1 or Aug 1.
550-4544
2 Female KU students seeking roommate
for furnished 3BR, 2 bath home located
near 24th & Kasold. Cable, internet, W&D
provided. $350/mo includes utilities. Call
785-393-9291 or 785-841-2596.
Roommates wanted to rent large home.
$400/mo each; washer/dryer, garage,
lrg. front room, pool table, includes utilities.
10 min walk from campus. 1944 Ohio.
Call Andrea at 785-766-3138.
2 BR, 1 BAfor rent in a 3 BR/2 BAhouse
on Sunset, 3 blocks to KU. Utl. included,
$475 mo/person. Call 816-507-1437
2 BR, 1 BA, $650, Close to campus, by
THE HAWK, Avail. May 22nd. Summer or
year leases available. Call 402-525-9656.
2 BR condo, 505 Colorado, Available now
and August 1st. W/D included. $600/mo.
Optional car ports. Call 766-2960.
1 BR-1116 & 1339 Tennessee, 1137 Indi-
ana. Available August 1st, one year lease,
no pets. $425-$465/mo. 842-2569
Avail. June 1st. 2 BR, 1 BA. New W/D.
Close to downtown & campus. 1116 Ken-
tucky. $595/mo plus util. 316-706-0185.
3 BR, 2 BA1000 sq. ft
W/D included!!!
927 Emery B303
Call 785-841-4935
College Hill Condo's
Lg. 3 BR, 2 BA, W/D included!!!
927 Emery C304
Call MPM 785-841-4935
Attn seniors, grad students. 2 BR quiet
house, real nice, close to campus, hard
wood floors, lots of windows, no smok-
ing/pets. Avail. 6/1. 832-8909 or 331-5209
Attention senior grad students, real nice,
spacious 3, 4, 5 BR houses close to KU.
Hardwood floors, no smoking/pets
832-8909 or 331-5209
3BR/2BA. $1100. Newer West Lawrence
Home. W/D Hookups. Pets OK. 4832
Tempe. Call 218-8254 or 218-3788 or
www.midwestestates.com.
Sunny, 3 BR, 2 BAapt. W/D, dishwasher,
CA, balcony facing treed hills, off-street
parking, 927 Emery Rd., $795/mo. Please
call 312-0948!
Attn seniors, grad students. 1 and 2 BR
duplex, quiet, real nice, close to campus,
hard wood floors, lots of windows, no
smoking/pets. Avail. 8/1 832-8909 or
331-5209
Very nice, large 4 BR house, 3 BA, all appli-
ances, lawn care provided, nice yard, low
utilities. August 1st. Call 766-6456.
2 Rooms for rent available May 19th-July
31st. Near 6th & Monterey. Good condition.
Low rent. Good area. 785-738-7938.
Walk to Class
1025 Mississippi
Remodeled 1 & 2 BRs
Starting at $525 w/ Water Pd.
MPM 841-4935
Fall rent 1 BR duplex. LV, DN, Kitchen.
Full Bath, plus small BR or study. 10 month
lease avail. $450/mo, plus util. No smok-
ing/pets. 400 blk E. 19th. Call Big Blue
Property 842-3175 or 979-6211.
NEXT 5 LEASES
Kentucky Place 2 BRs
$200.00 Deposit
$50.00 off rent per month
5 Free Pizzas at Move In
call MPM at 785-841-4935
DON'T MISS OUT!!!
Nice quite community
2232 Breckenridge
3 BR, 2 BA, W/D Hookups
1 car garage $975/mo.
785-841-4935
APTIN REFURBISHED HISTORIC HOME
2 Bdrm Apt between campus and down-
town, large rooms, hardwood floors, avail
Aug 1, 1 YR lease, no pets, $680/mo,
913-238-1458
Large studio apt. near KU at 945 Missouri.
avail. June 1. Bay window, nice oak kit.
cabinets, private entrance, off-street park-
ing. $395, gas & water pd. Prefer no pets
or smoking. 749-0166 or 691-7250.
1BR/1BAStudio. $390. Close to bus
route. Pets OK. 508 Wisconsin. Call
218-3788 or 218-8254 or
www.midwestestates.com.
1, 2, 3, & 4 Apts. & Houses. Now leasing
for Summer & Fall. Swimming pool, KU
bus route, walk-in closets, cats OK www.
holiday-apts.com Call 785-843-0011
Summer lease. May, June, July. 2 BR,
perfect location. 1341 Ohio. C/A, D/W.
$500/month. Call 785-842-4242.
Summer 1 BR/BA, 1011 Missouri St.,
W/D in unit, deck & patio, wetbar, 500/mo.
or OBO. Call Kelly at 913-636-6677.
1021 Rhode Island. Avail. now or 08/01.
Large 1 BR apts w/appliances. Off-street
parking. 1 block from downtown. Free
W/D, secure, safe, & quiet. Cats consid-
ered. $495/mo + util. 331-6064 for appt.
2 BR, 1303 E 25th Terrace, 2513 Winter-
brook Dr, $595-$665/month. 3BR, 1421
Prairie Av, $725/mo. No Pets. 842-2569
1, 2, & 3 BR houses and apts. W/D.
Owner-managed. Price $600-$1500+util.
785-842-8473
1010 Illinois, next to campus, hardwood
floors, W/D, CA, deck, June/August,
$1450/mo., no pets, 550-0895.
3 BR seeking Male Christian Roommate.
W/D, DW. $260/mo. + 1/3 util. Partially
furnished. 913-669-0854
Good Honest Value. 1, 2, &3 BR, Park like
setting. Pool, exercise facility, large floor
plans. FP, laundry facilities or W/D hook-
ups. On-site management and mainte-
nance. No gas bills. Call for specials.
Quail Creek Apartments, 2111 Kasold,
843-4300, www.quailcreekproperties.com
HANOVER PLACE
Close to downtown
2 BR, 1+ BA, townhome
W/D Hookups, 1 car garage
$650-675 1/2 off deposit
Going Fast!!!
785-841-4935
Good Honest Value. 2 BR of 1 BR w/study.
On KU bus route, pool, exercise facility,
basketball court, FP, laundry facilities or
W/D hook-ups. On-site management and
maintenance, discounted cable. Call for
Specials. Eddingham Place Apartments,
one block east of 24th and Ousdahl,
841-5444, www.eddinghamplace.com
Graduate Students Wanted. Quiet,
convenient location on the bus route.
Eddingham Place Apartments 841-5444
Call for specials!
Upscale Condo
3 BR/2 BA
Washer/Dryer included
$269/person
927 Emery Rd.
MPM 841-4935 ask for Wendy
Tiny 2 BR renovated turn of century
House with office/study room. Avail
Aug. On the quiet 1300 block of Ver-
mont St. Walk to KU. Wood floors,
ceiling fans, dishwasher, central air,
off street parking, patio area, tiny
dogs ok, $799 Call Lois at 841-1074
Very nice condo. 3 BR, 2 BA, washer and
dryer in unit, close to campus, only $269
per person. Call Eli at 785-841-4470.
1/2 off first months rent in newer 4 BR
townhome with all app avail 8/1 1,200/mo.
Owner managed. at 2723 Harrison. Call
620-365-6461 ask for Jeff, Bill, or Jim A.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. Lawyer
Ron was getting a sponge bath,
the early morning sunlight glis-
tening off his wet, chestnut coat.
On the other side of the barn,
the man he is named after was
closing a deal to sell the colt,
one of the Kentucky Derby fa-
vorites.
Business as usual for the four-
legged Lawyer Ron.
Business as usual for the
two-legged version, Ron Bam-
berger.
As executor for the estate of
Jim Hines, which owns Lawyer
Ron, Bamberger sold an interest
in the colt Thursday. The sale
comes two days before Lawyer
Ron attempts to win the one
race Hines longed to compete
in.
Asked if he thought the horse
knew what was up, trainer Bob
Holthus said, He dont know
anything about it. Then added,
And Im not going to tell him,
either.
As if the tale of Lawyer Ron
wasnt already fraught with nu-
merous story lines, his 71-year-
old trainer was fghting the fu
this week, a year after being
hospitalized with congestive
heart failure.
On Saturday, Holthus will
take his best shot at winning
with a pupil on a six-race win-
ning tear.
The Arkansas Derby winner
is the 4-1 co-second favorite in
a packed feld of 20 three-year-
olds.
This is probably the best
chance I have ever had or ever
will have, Holthus said, so it
would be a great thrill fulflling
what has been a long career.
Holthus ffth and most tal-
ented Derby horse came to him
courtesy of Hines, a wealthy
businessman who owned hun-
dreds of thoroughbreds when he
died Feb. 21 of an apparent ac-
cidental drowning in the indoor
swimming pool at his home. He
was 69.
Hines death came four days
before jockey John McKee guid-
ed Lawyer Ron to victory in the
Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn
Park, which was followed by
wins in the Rebel Stakes and the
Arkansas Derby.
Now there are more folks
with a piece of Lawyer Ron, a
son of Langfuhr who has earned
$1,220,008 from seven victories
in 14 starts. Hes 7-for-7 on dirt
tracks; 0-for-7 on turf and Poly-
track.
Bamberger would not give
details, but said an interest
in Lawyer Ron had been sold
to Audrey Haisfeld, who owns
Stonewall Stallions near Ver-
sailles, Ky.
Part of the deal calls for Law-
yer Ron to run in the Derby in
the blue and white silks of Hines
Farm.
The sale of a Derby-bound
horse is far from unprecedent-
ed, but its rare when one of the
favorites is involved so close to
the race date.
In 2002, War Emblem was
purchased for $900,000 less
than four weeks before the Der-
by, and then won the race at 20-
1 odds for trainer Bob Baffert.
Theyre all worth more at
this moment then ever, Baf-
fert said. Saturday at 6:10 p.m.,
most of these horses are going to
be a lot less.
Through it all, Holthus has
persevered. Hes had plenty of
practice.
In 1952, when Hill Gail was
winning the Derby, an 18-year-
old from Nebraska took out his
trainers license.
Holthus, the son of a train-
er, won his frst race that year
with a flly named Colleen, and
showed up at Oaklawn Park the
next winter. He hasnt left, win-
ning 11 training titles along the
way, and hes still going strong:
This will be his third straight
Derby starter.
Last year, Greater Good was
13th; the year before Pro Prado
fnished 13th, too.
The last two years I had 30-1
shots and people came by to be
nice, Holthus said.
This week, his barn is
crowded every morning with
visitors, from the media to the
hundreds of fans allowed to
wander the Churchill Downs
backstretch.
Even O.J. Simpson made the
rounds Thursday. His pick?
Lawyer Ron. I love lawyers,
I know all about lawyers, he
said, smiling.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. New
Kansas City Chiefs coach Her-
man Edwards is counting Priest
Holmes in for next season, de-
spite counting him out for mini-
camp.
Edwards told The Kansas
City Star on Wednesday that
the Chiefs three-time Pro Bowl
running back will not be with
the team when it begins offsea-
son practices in two weeks be-
cause he has not been medically
cleared.
Holmes, 32, has been recov-
ering from a helmet-to-helmet
collision with the Chargers
Shawne Merriman during a
midseason game in San Diego.
He has been seeing a spinal spe-
cialist, Robert Watkins, and has
been working out at his home in
San Antonio during the offsea-
son.
I told him, Hey, when you
get cleared, when you get ready
in your mind to get back here,
you need to be back here, Ed-
wards said. So theres no pres-
sure on him by our people, by
us, at all.
Holmes has remained mum
about his chances to return next
season. He was put on injured
reserve in November and has
been undergoing a battery of
neurological tests and evalua-
tions since.
General manager Carl Peter-
son said before the NFL draft
that if Kansas City had to play
a game, Holmes would not be
cleared. But we dont have to
start today, he said, adding that
doctors will evaluate Holmes
again soon.
I havent really called (Priest)
in a while, since he hasnt been
cleared, Edwards said. I would
assume hell probably show up
sometime.
People can interpret what
they want. Until you hear it
from Priest Holmes that hes not
going to play, in my mind, hes
playing.
If Holmes does return, it will
be as a backup to emerging star
Larry Johnson.
After toiling behind Holmes
for two years, Johnson rushed
for more than 100 yards in each
of his nine starts last season,
racking up 1,750 yards and scor-
ing 20 touchdowns.
It was enough that one of
Edwards frst moves with the
Chiefs was to name Johnson the
starting running back entering
fall camp.
Both running backs will have
a veteran offensive line to run
behind.
Right guard Will Shields and
left tackle Willie Roaf, both
12-time Pro Bowlers who each
toyed with retirement, have de-
cided to return for one more
run.
I thought about (retiring),
Roaf said. I talked to Will and
some of the guys. Then last year
we fnished so strong at the end
of the year. It was great seeing
Will come back. That helped.
t horse raCing
Kentucky Derby favorite up for sale days before the big race
Herman Edwards still
counting on Priest Holmes