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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      July 8, 2008
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Bomber kills 41 outside Indian Embassy in Kabul
                                              at the embassy gates, only 30 yards             the wounded. The blast blew clothing
                                              from where dozens of Afghans line               off many victims.
        Associated Press                      up to apply for visas. Women and                  President Hamid Karzai condemned
                                              children browsing nearby shops were             the bombing and said it was carried
   KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide             among the victims who lay on the                out by militants trying to rupture the
car bomb outside the Indian Embassy           ground, bloodied and in agony, crying           Afghan-India friendship. He told the
killed 41 people and wounded nearly           for help. Debris covered the pavement,          Indian prime minister during a phone
150 others Monday, ripping through            including sandals, a wrecked bicycle            conversation that Afghanistan would
the building’s gates and scattering           and heaps of twisted metal.                     do all it could do identify the attack-
bodies and pools of blood across some           The embassy is on a busy, tree-lined          ers.
of Kabul’s most protected streets.            street near Afghanistan’s Interior                The Afghan Interior Ministry
   As in other recent high-profile at-        Ministry that is protected on both              hinted that the attack was carried out
tacks, Afghanistan quickly blamed             ends by police, though the checkpoints          with help from Pakistan’s intelligence
Pakistan, India’s archrival, for the          are easily driven past. The 8:30 a.m.           service, saying the blast happened “in
blast, which was the deadliest in Ka-         explosion rattled much of Kabul and             coordination and consultation with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Associated Press
bul since the fall of the Taliban in          kicked up gray dust that shrouded the           some of the active intelligence circles
2001.                                         bodies of the dead and enveloped the            in the region.”                                Afghan police officers stand guard in front of the entrance gate of the Indian Embassy
   The bomber followed a diplomat’s           survivors — a monochromatic coating                                                            in central Kabul on Monday after a car bomb ripped through the front wall of the
vehicle and detonated the explosives          broken only by the crimson blood of                     See EMBASSY on Page 3                  embassy, killing 41 people.

      Growing fire ...                                                                                                                                                                     Search for
                                                                                                                                                                                                By ASHLEY ANDERSON

                                                                                                                                                                                             The search continues for a BYU stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                          dent who jumped into Utah Lake over
                                                                                                                                                                                          the Fourth of July weekend.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Search teams have only recovered
                                                                                                                                                                                          his shoe and an oar from the boat, but
                                                                                                                                                                                          Craig Decker is still missing, said Spen-
                                                                                                                                                                                          cer Cannon, a
                                                                                                                                                                                          sergeant with the
                                                                                                                                                                                          Utah County Sher-
                                                                                                                                                                                          iff’s Office who is
                                                                                                                                                                                          helping with the
                                                                                                                                                                                          search. The areas
                                                                                                                                                                                          where those items
                                                                                                                                                                                          were recovered
                                                                                                                                                                                          have been pin-
                                                                                                                                                                                          pointed on the wa-
                                                                                                                                                                                          ter along with the
                                                                                                                                                                                          GPS coordinates           Craig Decker
                                                                                                                                                                                          of the point where
                                                                                                                                                                                          the 911 call was made. This information
                                                                                                                                                                                          has provided searchers with a better idea
                                                                                                                                                                                          of where to begin their search, Cannon
                                                                                                                                                                      Associated Press    said.
    above: A firefighter works on the Basin Complex Fire on the east side of Highway One near Esalen Institute in Monterey County in Big Sur, Calif., on Monday. The fire has charred        “It is impossible to see under Utah
    117 square miles in the Big Sur area and was only 11 percent contained Monday. Below: Firefighters with the Santa Maria fire department monitor the Basin Complex Fire.               Lake,” he said. Sonar is being used by the
                                                                                                                                                                                          boats to try and locate a point of interest.

    ... growing worry
                                                                                                                                                                                          As soon as something is found, divers
                                                                                                                                                                                          will be sent under water to search more
                                                                                                                                                                                          thoroughly, he said.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Searchers planned to continue on
                                                                                                                                                                                          through the day, as long as weather per-
                                                                                                                                                                                          mits, with high hopes of finding Decker.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Otherwise the search will continue to-

        BYU students and alumni voice concerns
                                                                                                                                                                                          day, Cannon said.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Decker, a 25-year-old who grew up in
                                                                                                                                                                                          West Jordan, always liked making peo-

           about raging California wildfires                                                                                                                                              ple happy, said his mother, Marie Decker.
                                                                                                                                                                                          She said some of her fondest memories
                                                                                                                                                                                          of her son were when he returned home
                                                                  The cause of the gap fire is under investiga-                                                                           tired at five or six in the morning with
                                                               tion but authorities believe it to be man started                                                                          breakfast in his hands after working
                   By TIMOTHY SMITH                            as no lightning was present on July 1. The Na-                                                                             nights stocking at Macey’s.
                                                               tional Forest Service has taken over efforts to                                                                               “He would go to Krispy Kreme, buy hot
         BYU students and alumni grow more con-                contain the fire and conditions are currently                                                                              doughnuts, milk and orange juice and
      cerned about family and friends as fires con-            good for fighting the blaze.                                                                                               come home and run through the house
      tinue to rage across sections of California.                “A few days ago we had some severe wind                                                                                 yelling and get everybody up and have
         The gap fire in Santa Barbara, the largest            that was pretty warm which drove the fire into                                                                             hot doughnuts,” Decker’s mother said.
      of the more than 1,800 fires since June 20, has          the valley,” said John Ahlman, an information                                                                                 Decker, a returned missionary from
      been burning since July 1. The fire has burned                                                                                                                                      the Neuquen, Argentina, mission, loved
      more than 9,500 acres.                                                  See FIRES on Page 3                                                                                         the outdoors and was adventurous, his
                                                                                                                                                                                          family said. He enjoyed camping, hiking,
                                                                                                                                                                                          fishing and sailing. He also loved music

Two former BYU track athletes qualify for Olympics
                                                                                                                                                                                          and played the trumpet, piano and gui-
                                                                                                                                                                                          tar, his mother said.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Originally, Decker was majoring in
                                                                                                                                                                                          neuroscience, planning to go into pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                          chiropractics, she said. After the loss of
                                                             during which time they set out to prove themselves            represent the United States in August.                         his hand in a fireworks accident last year
                                                             worthy of a spot on the national team.                           McAdams, who currently lives and trains in Pro-             and working with prosthetics, Decker
               By WENDY HARRIS                                  “Nick has been throwing in Europe all sum-                 vo, ran a conservative race, trailing the majority of          started thinking of changing his major
                                                             mer,” said BYU head coach Mark Robison. “He has               the pack for the first couple of laps before making            to engineering and creating prosthetics
  Olympic hope has become reality for two former             thrown well enough to be one of the few athletes to           a surge at the end to claim the third and final spot           as a career.
BYU track and field athletes as they qualified to            represent Sweden at the Games.”                               on the U.S. team.                                                 “He liked inventing ways to resolve
represent their respective countries in the 2008                Arrhenius, who represented Sweden at the Eu-                  “Josh ran an excellent, patient race,” said BYU             difficulties with being an amputee,” his
Olympic Summer Games in Beijing later this sum-              ropean Championships in 2006, competed for the                distance coach Ed Eyestone. “He runs best when he              mother said. “When he lost his hand he
mer.                                                         Cougars from 2004 to 2007, capping his college ca-            runs off the pace for the first part of the race, and          said, ‘I’m going to make this a positive ex-
  Discus thrower and former NCAA champion                    reer with a win at the 2007 NCAA Track and Field              then really turns it on at the end.”                           perience for me and everyone else.’”
Niklas Arrhenius is the top-ranked thrower for his           Championships.                                                   Eyestone said McAdam’s forte is his finishing                  “He was always a happy-go-lucky guy
native Sweden and will be one of a small number of              Arrhenius’ younger brother Leif, who earned                kick, and his training partner Iain Hunter said                — always smiling,” Art Lee said about
athletes to compete for the Scandinavian country             All-American honors in the discus throw this                  McAdams is one who doesn’t relish the spotlight.               his roommate, Decker. Lee recalls the
in China this summer.                                        year as a sophomore at BYU, is the second-ranked                 “I’m really impressed with Josh,” said Hunter,              many occasions when Decker and an-
  To keep their athletes competitive on the world            thrower for Sweden, but will not be representing              who has trained with Josh for several years. “He               other roommate would come home, jok-
scene, Sweden has a selection process that elimi-            the country in these Olympics.                                works so hard, yet has kept his humility while be-             ing and laughing after hanging out.
nates all those the selection committee feels will not          Fellow BYU graduate Josh McAdams, a former                 coming an amazing runner.”                                        “He’s pretty well-rounded,” said Lee,
be among the top Olympic athletes. Not only do the           Cougar distance runner, finished third in the final              Both athletes will compete in Beijing next month            “He liked to play games online or hang-
athletes have to achieve an Olympic “A” standard,            of the 3000-meter steeplechase at the U.S. Olympic            in what they hope will be an Olympic experience                out with his friends or girlfriend when he
but they have to compete for a period of 4-6 weeks,          Trials to claim a spot on the Olympic team that will          they will always remember.                                     had one.”

                                                                                                                            GM may consider cuts
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                                                            The world is our campus
                                                                                                                            as the market shrinks
                                                                                                                                                                tion would be taken if the U.S.
                                                                                                                                                                auto market worsened.
                                                                                                                                                                   “If conditions persist or dete-
                                                                                                                                                                riorate, then we’ll continue to

                                                                                                                              DETROIT — General Mo-             take aggressive actions,” she
                                                                                                                           tors Corp. may get rid of some       said Monday.
                                                                                                                           brands, speed the introduc-             GM’s stock price tumbled to
                                                                                                                           tion of small cars from other        its previous 53-year low of $9.96
                                                                                                                           markets and make further             on Wednesday after Merrill
                                                                                                                           white-collar job cuts as it tries    Lynch analyst John Murphy
                                                                                                                           to deal with a shrinking U.S.        wrote in a note to investors
                                                                                                                           auto market.                         that a GM bankruptcy “is not
                                                                                                                              A person familiar with the        impossible if the market con-
                                                                                                                           company’s discussions said           tinues to deteriorate and sig-
                                                                                                                           Monday all the options are be-       nificant incremental capital is
                                                                                                                           ing considered as GM tries to        not raised.”
                                                                                                                           cope with the dramatic shift in         The next day, JPMorgan ana-
                                                                                                                           consumer buying habits from          lyst Himanshu Patel called the
                                                                                                                           trucks to cars and crossover         bankruptcy fears overblown
                                                                                                                           vehicles.                            but predicted GM will burn
                                                                                                                              The person asked not to be        through $18 billion in 2008 and
                                                                                                                           identified because no decisions       2009 as it struggles with de-
                                                                                                                           have been made.                      pressed U.S. sales.
                                                                                                                              GM shares dropped briefly             GM has $24 billion in cash
                                                                                                                           Monday afternoon to $ 9.92,          and $4.6 billion in credit on
                                                                                                                           tying their lowest point since       hand, he said, so it doesn’t need
                                                                                                                           Sept. 13, 1954, according to the     to raise more money immedi-
                                                                                                                           Center for Research in Secu-         ately. But he predicted the auto-
                               PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Daredev-              eventually guided it to the bull ring          rity Prices at the University of     maker will try to raise another
                            ils kicked off the running of the bulls         where the course ends.                         Chicago. The price is adjusted       $10 billion in the third quarter
                            Monday with a long, messy and particu-             Inside the ring one black bull fell down    for splits and other changes.        of this year by mortgaging
                            larly dangerous dash through the streets        and stayed there for nearly a minute, as          The stock rebounded and           trademarks, international op-
                            of Pamplona, with nine people suffering         jubilant runners scampered about.              rose 12 cents to close at $10.24.    erations and other assets.
                            bumps and bruises but none gored, of-              The Spanish Red Cross said nine people      It has traded as high as $43.20         Critics have said GM still
                            ficials said.                                   were injured, with head or rib injuries        in the past year.                    has too much fat in its middle
                               The half-mile sprint through cobble-         from falling or getting trampled.                 GM announced last month           management, despite cutting
                            stone streets turned chaotic because               The whole run took just over four min-      it would close four truck and        white-collar employment to
                            the pack of six half-ton beasts became          utes, which is a bit slow by the standards     sport utility vehicle plants and     32,000 last year from 44,000 in
            Joshua Flake    separated early in the route after plow-        of Pamplona’s Fiesta de San Fermin, as         boost production of several ex-      2000. They also say the engi-
                            ing into a crowd of people, some of them        the festival is known.                         isting car models. Its sales are     neering, manufacturing and
                            spectators.                                        It was the first of eight scheduled runs.   down 16.3 percent this year.         marketing costs are too high
 Ashley Anderson               Some of the bulls fell and two ended         The most crowded ones will be next week-          Further job cuts could be         for it to keep all eight of its
  Chris Graham              up running on their own. One of these           end, when the throngs of thrill-seekers        considered by GM’s board of di-      brands.
  Jackie Hicken             became disoriented, trying several times        will swell dramatically as people pour         rectors when it meets in early          Over the years, analysts
  Joseph Tolman             to turn around and go back toward the           into Pamplona from out of town for two         August, The Wall Street Jour-        have suggested cutting or sell-
                            starting point. But herders waving sticks       days of revelry and Adrenalin.                 nal reported Monday.                 ing the Buick, Saab or Saturn
          Aubrey Miller
                                                                                                                              Company spokeswoman Re-           brands, perhaps jettisoning
                                                                                                                           nee Rashid-Merem would not           them like GM did with Olds-
   Sean Walker                                                                                                             comment on potential job or          mobile in 2004. Chevrolet and
                                                                                                                           brand cuts, but said the com-        Cadillac remain the company’s
    Lacie Hales                                                                                                            pany has made it clear that ac-      strongest sellers.
  Ryan Merriman                ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Police
                            officer Absar Ali was talking with col-
                            leagues near the busy Islamabad market                                                                   w w w. b r i t t a n y a p t s . n e t
   Abby Shaha               when the suicide bomber attacked, rat-
                            tling Pakistan’s usually quiet capital. The
                            next thing the 37-year-old saw was “a bed
 Elizabeth Gosney           of corpses.”
 Stephanie Rhodes              “Only two of us were standing. I fainted
                            at the sight. My legs gave way under
Andrew VanWagenen
                            me, and I lost consciousness,” Ali said
                            Monday from his hospital bed, his feet
  Robin Broberg                The blast Sunday was one of Islam-
   Sarah Crane              abad’s deadliest in recent memory, killing
  Brooke Naylor             at least 18 people and wounding dozens.
                            Mourners held funeral prayers for the
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                            chief Rehman Malik said investigators
  Tristan Camp              found a severed head, possibly the at-
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                                     and hitting her face with both
                                     hands. Her son and daughter
                                                                        Mujahid, denied the militants
                                                                        were behind it. The Taliban
                                                                                                           around Afghanistan.
                                                                                                              Ikram Sehgal, a political           Drinking games prove
                                                                                                                                                 deadly to college students
                                     had been killed. “Oh my God!”      tend to claim responsibility for   analyst in Pakistan, said he
41 killed after                      the woman screamed. “They
                                     are both dead!”
                                                                        attacks against international
                                                                        or Afghan troops and deny
                                                                                                           doubts Pakistan’s intelligence
                                                                                                           service was behind the attack.
car bombing                             Six police officers and three
                                     embassy guards were among
                                                                        responsibility for bombs that
                                                                        primarily kill civilians.
                                                                                                           He instead blamed Pashtuns
                                                                                                           — the largest of Afghan ethnic                                               14 in 2001.
                                     the dead.                             “Whenever we do a suicide       groups that also forms the core                                                 “There have always been
    Continued from Page 1               In New Delhi, India’s foreign   attack, we confirm it,” Muja-       of the Taliban insurgency.                                                   problems with young people and
                                     minister said four Indians, in-    hid said. “The Taliban did not        “The Indians were asking for                                              alcohol, but it just seems like
   A spokesman for Pakistan’s        cluding the military attache       do this one.”                      it,” Sehgal said. “They have set         WINONA, Minn. — On the              they are a little more intense
Foreign Ministry declined to         and a diplomat, were killed.          The explosion was the dead-     up so many consulates along           morning after the house party          now than they used to be,” said
comment on the bombing. The             The blast also killed five      liest in Afghanistan since a       the border,” Sehgal said. “It         on Johnson Street, Jenna Foell-        Connie Gores, vice president for
Pakistani foreign minister           Afghan security guards at the      suicide bomber killed more         was question of time. The (Pa-        mi and several other twenty-           student life at Winona State. “The
said his country condemned           nearby Indonesian Embassy,         than 100 people at a dog fight-     shtuns) see them as enemies,          somethings lay sprawled on the         goal of a lot of them is just to get
the attack and all forms of ter-     where windows were shattered       ing competition in Kandahar        actually. They had to react to        beds and couches. When a friend        smashed.”
rorism.                              and doors and gates broken.        in February.                       the Indians setting up consul-        reached over to wake her, Foellmi         Over the seven-year span, 83
   The bombing showed that Af-       Two diplomats were slightly           The Indian embassy in the       ates there.”                          was cold to the touch.                 of the college-age victims were,
ghanistan is also a theater for      wounded, Indonesia’s foreign       last several days had beefed up       Pakistan and India have               The friend’s screams woke           like Foellmi, under the drinking
the struggle between longtime        ministry said.                     security by installing large,      fought three wars since their         up the others still asleep in the      age of 21.
rivals India and Pakistan.              In Washington, the White        dirt-filled blast walls often      independence from Britain             house.                                    A separate AP analysis of
   “These attacks seem de-           House offered condolences to       used by military forces.           in 1947. Kashmir is divided              Foellmi, a 20-year-old bio-         hundreds of news articles about
signed to sabotage any im-           the victims.                          The Indian Ministry of Ex-      between Pakistan and India,           chemistry major at Winona              alcohol-poisoning deaths in the
provement of relations between          “Extremists continue to         ternal Affairs said the attack     and India says Kashmiri mili-         State University, died of alcohol      past decade found that victims
Pakistan and either of its two       show their disregard for all       would not deter its country’s      tant groups — which are seek-         poisoning on Dec. 14, one day af-      drank themselves well past the
neighbors, India and Afghani-        human life and their willing-      mission to fulfill “our commit-     ing independence or to merge          ter she had finished her last exam      point of oblivion — with an av-
stan, to assure that Pakistan        ness to kill fellow Muslims as     ments to the government and        Kashmir with Pakistan — get           of the semester. According to po-      erage blood-alcohol level of 0.40
has no alternative but to con-       well as others,” said Gordon       people of Afghanistan.”            military and financial sup-           lice reports, she had three beers      percent, or five times the legal
tinue to support militant orga-      Johndroe, a White House na-           Pakistan views with sus-        port from Islamabad. Pakistan         during the day, then played beer       limit for driving. In nearly every
nizations as part of its foreign     tional security spokesman.         picion India’s involvement in      says it only supports the rebels’     pong — a drinking game — in            case, friends knew the victim
policy,” said Barnett Rubin,         “The United States stands with     Afghanistan, including the         cause morally.                        the evening, and downed some           was drunk and put him or her to
an Afghanistan expert at New         the people of Afghanistan and      millions of dollars donated for       Afghanistan’s allegations          vodka, too.                            bed to “sleep it off.”
York University.                     India as we face this common       reconstruction and the thou-       that Pakistan was involved in            Foellmi’s death was tragic, but        “Her friends were with her. It’s
   At Kabul’s hospitals, an-         enemy.”                            sands of Indian engineers and      Monday’s attack will probably         typical in many ways.                  not like they just left her alone,”
guished parents railed against          Afghanistan has seen a sharp    laborers helping to build roads    only sour already troubled re-           An Associated Press analy-          said Jenna’s mother, Kate Foell-
the Afghan government.               rise in violence from Taliban      and other infrastructure.          lations.                              sis of federal records found that      mi. “She went to bed and she was
   “Where is the security?”          militants in recent months.           Pakistanis are also wary           Late last month, a spokes-         157 college-age people, 18 to 23,      snoring. She just didn’t wake
cried Mirwais, a father of four      Insurgents are packing bombs       of Indian consulates that          man for Afghanistan’s intel-          drank themselves to death from         up.”
who knew that two of his chil-       with more explosives than ever,    have been established in the       ligence agency accused Paki-          1999 through 2005, the most re-           Schools and communities have
dren had been killed. Before         one reason why more U.S. and       outlying cities of Kandahar,       stan’s premier spy agency of          cent year for which figures are         responded in a variety of ways,
heading to another hospital to       NATO troops were killed in         Jalalabad, Herat, and Mazar-       organizing an April assassina-        available. The number of alcohol-      including programs to teach in-
search for his other two chil-       June than any month since the      i-Sharif. But Indian officials     tion attempt on Karzai.               poisoning deaths per year nearly       coming freshmen the dangers of
dren, he shouted obscenities at      2001 invasion.                     say they are there to support         The United Nations and             doubled over that span, from 18 in     extreme drinking; designating
Karzai.                                 Still, no one claimed respon-   reconstruction. Militants          NATO’s International Securi-          1999 to a peak of 35 in 2005, though   professors to help students avoid
   Moments later, a woman            sibility for the blast, and a      have frequently attacked           ty Assistance Force both con-         the total went up and down from        overdoing it; and passing laws to
ran outside screaming, crying        Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah       Indian offices and projects        demned the attack.                    year to year and dipped as low as      discourage binge drinking.

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over Calif. fires
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officer with the Los Padres Na-
tional Forest Service. “Local
conditions have been slightly
more moderate than they were
before. Unfortunately over the
next couple of days we are going
to get some warm up and some
more wind with that.”
   Currently, 1,241 people are
fighting the fire including 32
hand crews, 141 fire engines,
seven helicopters, eight air         the area because
tankers and 10 bulldozers. Four      the roads were
structures have been destroyed,      blocked off and
but none of them were homes.         found our neigh-
As of early Monday morning the       bor there,” Skelton                                                                                       Rae Jeanne Memmott
fire had burned 9,577 acres and       said. “They used
was 35 percent contained.            our neighbor’s un-                                                                                         Professor, College of Nursing
   Many people in Utah have          derground water
family and friends in the            tank to keep the                                                                   Rae Jeanne Memmott is                         cal expertise. She has worked in
area.                                houses wet.”                                                                    coordinator of international                     health care in Idaho, California,
   “I worry about them being           The Skeltons
OK,” said Todd Holbrook, a           stayed up all night                                                             affairs and an associate professor               and Utah in staff and adminis-
junior majoring in public rela-      wat ch i n g   t he                                                             in the College of Nursing.                       trative positions. She has more
tions.                               news until they
                                                                                                                        She earned a bachelor of                      than 30 years of experience
   Holbrook’s brother Joe lives      saw their neigh-
one block outside of the area un-    borhoo d com-                                                                   science from Brigham Young                       teaching nursing at Brigham
der mandatory evacuation and         pletely burned to                                                               University in nursing and a mas-                 Young University, the University
helped others get their belong-      the ground except
ings out of their homes.             their house and
                                                                                                                     ter of science from the University               of Utah, and the University of
   “He said it was like a movie —    their neighbor’s                                                                of Colorado with a major in psy-                 California—Los Angeles.
it was very surreal,” Holbrook       house, though                                                                   chiatric/community mental health                    Professor Memmott has held
said. “Embers and ash were fall-     they didn’t escape
ing to the ground.”                  wit hout     some                                                               nursing and a minor in social                    various teaching and leader-
   Joe Holbrook has packed           damages.                                                                        psychology.                                      ship positions in the Church and
his belongings in case the fire         “We had to get                                                                   A main focus of Professor                     currently serves as education
shifts, and he is required to        new clothes and
evacuate.                            drapes because of                                                               Memmott’s scholarly work has                     counselor in the Relief Society
   The gap fire has been burning      smoke that was in                                                               been the development of nursing                  of the Lindon 9th Ward.
in much the same area as the         the area,” Skelton
                                                                                                                     theory. She has published numer-                    She is the mother of four
Painted Cave Fire of 1990 and        said.
has brought back vivid memo-           Despite the dangers, most         ner said. “When we had those                ous articles in peer-reviewed                    children and the grandmother
ries for many residents.             residents continue to go about      fires people wished they had                journals related to nursing                      of five—soon to be six—
   “Everyone is fearful that the     their lives. One local has a        photos backed up. You never
same thing will happen again,”       brother who is getting married      know when you’ll have to grab
                                                                                                                     theory and other areas of clini-                 grandchildren.
BYU alumnus Josh Skelton             in the area and is planning an      whatever you can.”
said. “A small fire with the right    outdoor reception.                                                                               Selected speeches available at
conditions can turn into a huge        “The weather is a big thing
fire.”                                for the family right now,” BYU
   Skelton’s family has lived        alumna Michelle Gardner said.
in Santa Barbara since he was        “There may be too much ash

                                                                             Only her eyes will sparkle more.
young and was there during the       to have the wedding reception
Painted Cave Fire.                   outside.”
   “We were at the beach and           Ash isn’t their only concern.
saw the smoke in the hills and       The fires can have an effect on
thought it was really close to       weather patterns, causing other
our house,” Skelton said. Af-        problems for outdoor activities.
ter they had gone home for a           Californians living in Utah
few personal belongings and          had some advice for locals as
evacuated, Skelton’s father took     Utah starts into its own fire
things into his own hands.           season.
   “My dad took a bike up to            “Back everything up,” Gard-

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       Follow the prophet
           n June 29, every LDS ward in California had a statement by the
           First Presidency read over the pulpit. In it, President Thomas S.
           Monson and his counselors asked members to “do all [they] can”
           to support a new proposed amendment to legally define marriage
           as a union between a man and a woman. The amendment would
  overturn the May 15 California Supreme Court ruling but uphold a 2000
  prohibition on same-sex marriage.
     The backlash reaction was almost immediate. While some members
  agreed with the statement or disagreed but chose to follow their Prophet,
  others became outspoken antagonists of the Church position. The latter,
  of course, caught wind with activists and the media, and resulted in an
  outpouring of news articles across California and Utah and blog post-
  ings that now circulate the globe. These individuals claim to be “active
  Mormons” and disagree with the Prophet’s counsel.
     Regardless of their rationale for disagreeing, any “active Mormon”
  sustains President Thomas S. Monson as the prophet, seer, revelator and
  mouth-piece of God. “Active Mormons” raise their right hand during
  General Conference and sustain him and the other 14 apostles as the lead-
  ers of God’s church on the earth today. In sustaining, they are not voting
  for them or agreeing with their position, they are promising to support
  and listen to them.
     Consequently, “active Mormons” know that when the prophet speaks,
  the debate is over. No matter how diligently someone reads their scrip-
  tures, attends church or pays a full tithe, unless they sustain President
  Monson, his counselors and the other 12 apostles, they are not “active
     But the biggest opposition to the First Presidency statement comes
  from those who argue, as one blogger put it, that “the Church does not ex-
  pect its members to think, investigate, or use their minds to look into this
  issue.” They say the Church is robbing members of their agency, and cite
  Joseph Smith’s famous statement indicating the Church should “teach
  them [members] correct principles and they govern themselves.”
     Well the correct principles are clear. The practice of homosexuality
  has always been seen as a sin by the LDS church. As the First Presidency
  letter stated, “the Church’s teachings and position on this moral issue
  are unequivocal,” and no increase in popularity or social acceptance
  will change that. This position is not robbing Church members of free-
  thinking; it’s asking them to stand up for what is central to their core
  doctrine — that man and woman are inherently and divinely matched for
  one another. No other combination will do.
     But despite such an undeniably clear stance on this issue, the First
  Presidency and the Prophet still let men govern themselves; they still
  preserve the agency of every member of the Church.
     The brethren never said that any member of the Church who voted
  against the amendment would be excommunicated or disfellowshipped.
  No record will be kept of how each Latter-day Saint votes and no
  member will be held accountable for how they vote. No one’s God-given
  agency is being removed, and no one is being told not to think for them-
  selves. They are being taught and then left to make their own decisions,
  being held accountable only to their creator.
     For many people, this issue may be one of epic, even faith-shattering
  proportions. But it shouldn’t be.
     The brethren never told Church members to shun those with homo-
  sexual tendencies or view them as less than human. They called fol-
  lowers to defend a critical point of doctrine: the divinely ordained role
  of men and women within the family. This is not an issue the Church
  stance will evolve on; this is a fundamental part of Latter-day Saint
  doctrine endorsed by the Quorum of the Twelve, the First Presidency                                                            judgment and openly acknowledges       ter the Church read from pulpits
  and the Prophet himself.                                                                                                       that his argument is based on little   across California in support of the
     Any active church-going 6-year-old can sing “Follow the Prophet” and                    My husband’s not a vampire          more than a dishonest appeal to        proposed state amendment is al-
  no seminary graduate or gospel doctrine teacher can recite a story in                   and our relationship is constantly     emotion.                               most identical to the letter it read
  any of the standard works where contradicting the Prophet turned out                    strained because of his lack of ef-       The fact that Sen. Obama was not    in 2000 to support proposition 22.
  to be a good idea. This is not the hill to die on, this not the battle to lose          fort. Every day has been a struggle    sworn in as a senator until Janu-      That letter also stimulated a pas-
  faith over. Every person has their agency, and all are counseled to use it              since I recently learned of my por-    ary 2005 renders the author’s          sionate response, including com-
  wisely after evaluating both the secular and spiritual.                                 nography problem from the June 26      appeal to “common knowledge” ri-       mentary in The Daily Universe.
                                                                                          letter, “‘Twilight’ is pornography.”   diculous when he states that             Many gay Latter-day Saints,
   This editorial represents the opinion of The Daily Universe editorial board.              Thanks to recent letters to the     Obama voted against the Iraq           including Stuart Matis, were tor-
   Opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of BYU, its                          editor in The Daily Universe ex-       resolution of 2002. His claim that     tured by the insensitive remarks
   administration or The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.                     plaining that anything that creates    one political party alone is able to   and intense expectations of the
                                                                                          a false expectation of love or the     protect Americans from external        Mormons around them during the
                                                                                          world around us is pornography, I      threats is similarly unfounded.        2000 controversy. Shortly after his
                                                                                          have finally come to terms with the    More troubling than this dubious       plea for compassion was published
                                                                                          fact that I have a problem.            treatment of fact, however, is the     in The Daily Universe, Stuart
                                                                                             I am a world class pornography      idea that dissent, particularly        Matis shot himself on the steps of

     National speed limit
                                                                                          peddler, loaning out my “Twilight”     on issues as important as war, is      his Palo Alto stake center.
                                                                                          series often. I started young with     “unpatriotic” and makes one a            Because I am seeing the same
                                                                                          my mom introducing such porno-         “traitor.” What is our own Indepen-    things happen again, I feel com-
                                                                                          graphic material as Disney’s “Cin-     dence Day but a celebration of our     pelled to beg homosexual Latter-
                                                                                          derella” and “Sleeping Beauty”         nation’s great history of dissent?     day Saints not to repeat this trag-
                                                                                          (thankfully though, my husband            “The only legitimate excuse         edy. Please do not take your life. If
                                                                                          can slay dragons). As a teen my ad-    for our nation’s leaders to oppose     you have same gender attractions,
                                                                                          diction grew to include films like     armed conf lict” is the poten-         you are not alone. Suicide is never
                                                                                          Disney’s “Hercules” (my husband,       tial for “a disastrous defeat” ?       the solution.
    t is time to consider all possible       of fuel that could be conserved today is     unfortunately for my expectations,     Thucydides writes of a decaying          To all Latter-day Saints I beg
    strategies that could ease the burden    far greater.”                                is not part-god, although he does      Athenian democracy telling the         you to give compassion, love and
    on American drivers, not to mention         However, oil and money were not           have potential).                       Melians that “while the strong do      support to the homosexuals in
    slow the amount of pollution our ve-     the only things saved. Warner also              Every day is a struggle for us      what they can ... the weak suffer      your midst. You may not know they
    hicles belch out every day now that      provided statistics that showed while        thanks to my mother’s bad ex-          what they must.”                       are there suffering in silence, but
oil prices have soared to a staggering       fuel consumption was lowered, lives          ample. However, I will be sure to         The author seems to be uncon-       they are. They are your neigh-
$145 per barrel, and the national aver-      were saved. An effect of the slower,         omit any of the previously men-        sciously picking up this same line     bors, classmates, home teachers,
age is hovering above $4 per gallon.         safer speeds was an average decrease         tioned “pornographic” films from       of reasoning and trotting it out       roommates, FHE leaders, friends,
   Congress is sure to debate the expan-     of 4,000 traffic-related deaths per year.     my daughters’ educations so as to      as one’s patriotic and moral duty.     brothers and cousins. And if we do
sion of domestic drilling for some time,     Even after the oil crisis of the mid-1970s   avoid creating any false expecta-      If this is patriotism, I declare       not show them an outpouring of
but even if ill-advised expansion of         was abated, the 55 mph speed limit was       tions of the world around them.        myself unpatriotic, along with the     love and support, then we cannot
drilling goes through, short-term strat-     retained because of its safety aspect.       Then again, I might just teach         68 percent of Americans who cur-       be surprised when they turn to the
egies need to be in the works.                  Those drivers who claim to be inca-       them the meaning of the word “fic-     rently oppose the Iraq war. I hope     world to find it.
   One such idea is developing on the        pable of driving at slower speeds should     tion.”                                 that our own democratic society is
floors of Congress. John Warner, the          be advised of some alarming figures.                                                 in better shape than the author’s                       DANIEL EMBREE
influential senator from Virginia, has        Fuel efficiency decreases rapidly at                                PAIGE JONES      editorial indicates.                                     Lincolnshire, Ill.
asked his colleagues to reconsider           rates higher than 60 mph. Every ad-                                  Salem, Ore.
imposing a national speed limit of 55        ditional 5 mph above 60 is estimated to                                                              WHITNEY JONES
or 60 miles per hour. At lower speeds,       cost motorists essentially another 30                                                                 Monmouth, Ore.
the Energy Department expects cars           cents per gallon.
to operate at optimum efficiency. As a           Hybrid vehicles that average around
result, drivers could expect to see fuel     38 miles per gallon can reach 50 mpg           In response to the June 3 View-
levels upheld and prices at the pump         when traveling at 55 mph. If that speed      point, “Obama’s a traitor,” I have                                                 See more letters and discus-
reduced. This proposal is the first           jumps to 65, the efficiency in terms of       only a few things to say.                There is a bit of déjà vu in the        sion on the expanded Readers’
nationwide strategy on oil conservation      mpg drops dramatically to the low 30s.         There are many more “legiti-         recent buzz about homosexuality           Forum at
to emerge, and its figures are convinc-       Driving slower is something we all           mate excuse[s]” to oppose armed        in The Daily Universe. The let-           section.cfm/opinion.
ing. If Americans hope to avoid an even      can do. It is an imperative step to take     conf lict than just severe deficien-
greater fuel crisis, this strategy should    and certainly one of which everyone is       cies in training, manpower and
be adopted.                                  capable.                                     equipment. Get off your idealistic
   In 1974, in response to an oil shortage      Yet setting a national speed limit is     high-horse and come back to real-                             ABOUT LETTERS
caused by the Arab oil embargo, Con-         really only the first step. As we all do      ity: We can’t win this war.
gress set the national speed limit at 55     our small part to battle the fuel crisis,
mph. It was not repealed until 1995. In      Congress is then allotted more time to                               KEN CLARK
that time, significant strides were made      consider long-term strategies. This is                                Springville
in terms of fuel preservation and lower      an opportunity for Americans to save
pricing. Warner has cited studies show-      gas, save money, and save lives. Never
ing that the national speed limit saved      mind that Sammy Hagar couldn’t
167,000 barrels of oil a day. In a letter    “drive 55(!)” in his 1985 hit single. We
to Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman,           can, and we must.                               An editorialist such as the
Warner writes, “Given the significant                                                      author of the July 3 “Obama’s a
increase in the number of vehicles on        This piece was written by the edito-         traitor” who attacks one’s patrio-
America’s highway system from 1974 to        rial board of the Daily Iowan at the         tism because he holds an opposing
2008, one could assume that the amount       University of Iowa.                          view on foreign policy shows poor

  Student recovering from accident
Long board crash leaves lacrosse player
with serious injuries, lack of taste, smell                                                                                                                          SPRINGVILLE — A 27-year-old Springville man called
                                                                                                                                                                  police Saturday afternoon and claimed to have accidentally
                                                                                                                                                                  shot himself. Police said the man was heavily intoxicated
                                                                                                                                                                  when his .357 revolver discharged into his side.
                                       order to relieve pressure and                                                                                                 “We aren’t sure if he was trying to do a quick draw while
                                       remove blood clots that threat-                                                                                            he was sitting down, but it didn’t go well,” Corporal Gary
   BYU lacrosse player Jordan          ened the young man’s life. Even                                                                                            Carter said.
McKensie doesn’t remember              with the procedure, physicians                                                                                                The bullet hit the man in the side, striking mostly flesh
much about what happened to            weren’t optimistic about McK-           nap each day. Doctors also told           on the list of things that matter.
                                                                                                                                                                  before passing through his body. Responding officers no-
him June 14, but it’s a day he’s       ensie’s chances, especially con-        him a high-protein diet can               What matters is Jordan getting
                                                                                                                                                                  ticed marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the man’s home
likely never to forget.                sidering two teens died from            help heal his damaged brain.              healthy,” Lamb said. “He prob-
                                                                                                                                                                  while securing the scene. After obtaining a search warrant,
   Sometime after 10 p.m., the         similar injuries earlier this              “I’ve always been pretty ac-           ably shouldn’t have survived,
                                                                                                                                                                  police returned to find 11 guns, hundreds of rounds of am-
20-year-old drove his                            year.                         tive,” McKensie said. “I’m go-            but he did. I think his life was
                                                                                                                                                                  munition and several illegal fireworks.
car to the top of Sev-                              Despite the grim           ing nuts pretty much right now            spared for some great things.”
                                                                                                                                                                     “The man is a convicted felon, so possession of a firearm
en Peaks Boulevard                               prognosis, McKensie           — I played mini-golf the other               McKensie hopes to be well
                                                                                                                                                                  is illegal,” Carter said. “He’ll be facing charges when he gets
and set off down the                             beat the odds and is          day and it wore me out till I             enough to send in mission papers
                                                                                                                                                                  out of the hospital.”
hill on a friend’s long                          now      recuperating         wanted to just fall over.”                by December and enroll in classes
                                                                                                                                                                     The man lives near Springville Junior High School. Upon
board. After acceler-                            with his family in               Full recovery could take as            this fall, but doctors said there are    release from the hospital, he’ll face charges of possession
ating to an estimat-                             Sandy, but it’ll take         long as two years, but the fact           no guarantees McKensie’s brain           of a controlled substance in a drug free zone, possession of
ed speed of 35 mph,                              some time before he           that McKensie is even alive               will be ready for university cur-        firearms by a restricted person and possession of illegal
McKensie hit a patch                             can pick up a lacrosse        puts him ahead of schedule.               riculum by September.                    fireworks.
of gravel, lost control                          stick, hop on a long             With enough attention to de-              “I’m supposed to start read-
and flew almost 20                                board or even taste           tail and hard work, he could be           ing children’s books to slowly
feet from his board                              an ice cream cone.            back in the gym in as little as           get my brain back to where it
before skidding to a                                The accident left          three months, one of his doc-             was,” McKensie said. “It’s hard
stop near Belmont                                McKensie with chron-          tors said. McKensie’s work eth-           for me to comprehend college
Apartments.                            ic migraines, no sense of taste or      ic and positive attitude may ul-          reading right now. If I can go              SMITHFIELD — Smithfield’s police department is going
   BYU student Kristi Dow and          smell and no hearing in one ear.        timately be as important to his           back I might need tutors, but            green.
her fiancé, Blake Jackson, saw             “There’s a chance it’s per-          recovery as medical expertise.            we’ll have to see.”                         The department has added a hybrid patrol car to its fleet
the crash on their way to a            manent,” McKensie said. “The               “He’s hilarious, and he loves             Utah Valley Regional Medi-            — a 2008 Saturn Vue complete with LED police light, audible
friend’s house and called 911.         doctors aren’t sure yet, but it         to have fun,” BYU lacrosse                cal Center has treated four              siren and mobile command capabilities.
   “We asked him his name and          might be.”                              coach Jason Lamb said. “He’s              patients with serious long-                 Smithfield Police Chief John McCoy says that while many
he couldn’t tell us anything,”            Now McKensie, a self-de-             one of the hardest workers in             boarding injuries this year              police department are adding hybrids to their fleets, this is
Dow said. “He was bleeding out         scribed fitness nut and thrill           the weight room. He took the              compared to 15 in 2007. While            the only known Saturn to be converted to a police vehicle.
of his ears and nose and then he       seeker, spends most of the day          time a lot of players don’t. There        long-boarding accidents appear           The car is assigned to the chief, who plans to use it for both
started throwing up. He finally         off his feet. Any contact could         were definitely good things on             to be down slightly compared             administrative and patrol work.
told us his name was Jordan.”          cause his brain to swell, snap-         the horizon for him.”                     to the first half of 2007, hospi-            City Manager Jim Gass says purchasing the Saturn was a
   Emergency personnel rushed          ping the nerves that regulate              And there still are great              tal officials said they still see         way for Smithfield to experiment with adding fuel-efficient
McKensie to Utah Valley Re-            his breathing. McKensie said            things on McKensie’s horizon,             far too many patients injured            cars to the city’s fleet.
gional Medical Center, where           he’s under strict orders to get         Lamb said, though they may or             without helmets.
surgeons had to remove a large         plenty of sleep every night and         may not be on a lacrosse field.
piece of McKensie’s skull in           to take at least one two-hour              “Right now [lacrosse] is last

                                                                                                                                                                     SALT LAKE CITY — The former candidate who was
                                                                                                                                                                  accused of offering a bribe to his opponent in the state trea-
                                                                                                                                                                  surer’s race resigned his seat in the Legislature the night
                                                                                                                                                                  before a House Ethics Committee hearing to investigate his
  Institute wants                                                                                                                                                    State Rep. Mark Walker, R-Sandy, sent House Speaker

  Jews to prepare
                                                                                                                                                                  Greg Curtis his letter of resignation Sunday night, choosing
                                                                                                                                                                  to end the legislative ethics investigation while maintaining

 to rebuild temple                                                                                                                                                his innocence.
                                                                                                                                                                     The Ethics Committee was scheduled to convene Monday
                                                                                                                                                                  morning to discuss allegations that Walker offered Richard
                                                                                                                                                                  Ellis a hefty raise if Ellis agreed to quit the race and keep
                                                                                                                                                                  his post as deputy treasurer.

   JERUSALEM — In a stuffy
basement off an Old City alley-
way in Jerusalem, tailors us-
                                                                                                                                                                    GREEN RIVER — The Utah Highway Patrol has identified
ing ancient texts as a blueprint
                                                                                                                                                                  three Murray residents killed when an SUV towing a boat
have begun making a curious
                                                                                                                                                                  rolled on Utah 24.
line of clothing they hope will
                                                                                                                                                                    Trooper Cameron Roden says they were driver Darren J.
be worn by priests in a recon-
                                                                                                                                                                  Westerfield, 47, and stepchildren Tyler Keep, 15, and Alisa
structed Jewish Temple.
                                                                                                                                                                  Keep, 7. Four others in the vehicle survived the crash Sun-
   The project, run by a Jeru-
                                                                                                                                                                  day and were taken to Castleview Hospital in Price. Roden
salem group called the Temple
                                                                                                                                                                  said Monday two were in critical condition.
Institute, is part of an ideology
that advocates making practical
preparations for the rebuilding of
the ancient temple on a disputed
rectangle in Jerusalem sacred to                                                                                                                                     SALT LAKE CITY — A man and three teenagers have been
both Jews and Muslims.                                                                                                                                            arrested in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old girl, who
   Jews call the site the Temple                                                                                                                                  was hit while playing on the sidewalk in front of her home.
Mount and venerate it as their ho-                                                                                                                                   Maria Del Carmen Menchaca was shot Sunday. Witnesses
liest place. The temple itself was                                                                                                                                told police multiple shots were fired from a black sport
destroyed by Roman legions two         on, were an elite group entrusted                                                    The first member of the                utility vehicle as it drove past the house in the Glendale
millennia ago. For the past 1,300      with the temple and its rituals,                                                  priestly class who came to be            neighborhood.
years, the site has been home to       such as sacrificing animals and                                                    measured was Nachman Kaha-                  Investigators have recovered a gun they believe was used
Islam’s third-holiest shrine, the      making other offerings to God.                                                    na, a local rabbi. He removed his        in the shooting, police spokeswoman Jordan Smith said.
Noble Sanctuary, including the         The memory of belonging to that                                                   black jacket, and tailor Aviad                                   — Daily Universe staff and wire reports
golden Dome of the Rock and the        class has been preserved by Jews                                                  Jarufi, a small man in a white
Al-Aqsa Mosque.                        through the centuries. Their most                                                 robe and horn-rimmed glasses,
   These conflicting claims lie at      common family name is “Cohen,”                                                    took out his green measuring
the heart of the Israeli-Palestin-     meaning priest.                                                                   tape. The priestly garments
ian conflict, and past efforts to          The Temple Institute and                                                       can’t be sold off the rack — Jew-
upset the status quo have erupted      similarly minded believers think                                                  ish law specifies that they must
into violence.                         those modern priests will soon          2,500 years ago, and the second           be made to measure.
   The Temple Institute has made       have to resume the rituals of their     was leveled by the Romans in                 Yisrael Ariel, the rabbi who
priestly garments in the past for      ancestors in a rebuilt temple, and      the year 70. Since then, the focus        founded the Temple Institute,
display in the small museum it         that by preparing their garments        of the religion has changed dras-         recited a traditional blessing,
runs in the Jewish Quarter, but        they are bringing that day closer.      tically, from a temple-centered           thanking God for “keeping us
those were hand-sewn and cost             “The light of God is coming          ritual of animal sacrifice led by          alive, and sustaining us, and en-
upward of $10,000 each. The in-        back, and it’s happening before         priests to a faith revolving around       abling us to reach this time.”
stitute recently received rabbinic     our eyes,” Glick said. By sewing        individual study and piety taught            Ariel, an expert on temple rit-
permission to begin using sewing       garments for the temple priests,        by rabbis.                                ual who was present as a soldier
machines for the first time, bring-     his institute is “continuing a pro-        Most Orthodox Jews see the             when Israel captured the Old
ing the cost down and allowing         cess that was neglected for 2,000       rebuilding of the temple as a             City from Jordan in 1967, is as-
them to produce dozens or hun-         years,” he said.                        theoretical event to be under-            sociated with the extreme flank
dreds of garments, depending on           The Temple Institute does not        taken by God when the Jewish              of Israel’s religious settlement
how many orders come in.               advocate violent action and says        people are deemed to deserve it           movement. In the 1980s, he was
   If you are a descendant of the      its activities are purely educa-        and Judaism has traditionally             the No. 2 man on a virulently
Jewish priestly class, a full outfit,   tional. But groups like the in-         forbidden making practical                anti-Arab parliamentary list
including an embroidered belt 32       stitute, however marginal, have         preparations of this kind.                that was eventually outlawed
cubits (48 feet) long, can be yours    played on Muslim fears that                But the small group in this            for racism.                                                Pool, Spa,
for about $800.                        Jews plan to destroy their holy         basement, members of a hardline              His institute is dedicated to              FREE INTERNET, PHONE, AND CABLE TV
   “Before, the clothes we made        sites to pave the way for rebuild-      fringe among Israel’s religious           recreating the implements used
were to go on display. Now we’re       ing the temple.                         nationalists, see that thinking as        in the temple not only as a his-
engaged in the practical fulfill-
ment of the divine command-
                                          Adnan Husseini, formerly the
                                       top Muslim official at the site and
                                                                               an excuse for inaction.
                                                                                  “From the moment we see
                                                                                                                         torical exercise but as a way to                        $125
                                                                                                                         prepare for its reconstruction
ment,” said Yehuda Glick, the          now an adviser on Jerusalem af-         we’re ready here, the clothes will        and, if possible, to speed up the                       $249                                 $269
Temple Institute’s director, at        fairs to Palestinian President          be ready and the priests can get          process. In its 20 years of exis-
a ceremony marking the work-           Mahmoud Abbas, called the work          to work when the time comes,”             tence, the institute has recre-
shop’s opening last week.              of such groups a “provocation.”         said Hagai Barashi, an assistant          ated a golden seven-branched
   The thread, six-ply flax, was           “If they talk about building the     tailor. He wore a Biblical-looking        candelabra that cost $3 million,             Sign up online at
purchased in India, and the dia-       third temple, what does it mean?        robe, long sidelocks, and a pair of       as well as harps, altars and con-
mond-patterned fabric was woven        It means they will destroy the Is-      Nike flip-flops.                            tainers for incense.
in Israel. The blue dye, which the     lamic mosques,” Husseini said.

Bible calls “tchelet,” is made from
the secretions of a snail found in
the Mediterranean Sea, and the
                                       “And if they do, they will make
                                       1.5 billion enemies. It is God’s will
                                       that this is a place for Muslims
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 Study: Classroom Animal rights protesters torment scientists
cleanliness matters
                                  ordinary tidiness, for a good
                                  learning environment. Level
                                  5 is unkempt neglect.                 BERKELEY, Calif. — In the
                                     Bob Smith, a junior from        hills above the University of
   Classroom cleanliness af-      Orem majoring in computer          California’s Berkeley campus,
fects the ability of students     science, was a janitor at an el-   nine protesters gathered in
to learn, a BYU professor re-     ementary school and was re-        front of the home of a toxicology
ported in a recent national       sponsible for making sure the      professor, their faces covered
study titled “Cleanliness and     school was clean.                  with scarves and hoods despite
Learning in Higher Educa-            “It was our job to make         the warm spring weather.
tion.”                            sure that yesterday’s broken          One scrawled “killer” in
   Jeffery L. Campbell, chair     piñata didn’t get in the way       chalk on the scientist’s door-
of the Facilities Management      of today’s arithmetic,” Smith      step, while another hurled in-
Department in the School of       said. “After seeing some of        sults through a bullhorn and
Technology, and Alan S. Big-      those classrooms I can see         announced, “Your neighbor
ger, Association of Physical      how learning could have been       kills animals!” Someone shat-
Plant Administrators of Uni-      affected.”                         tered a window.
versities and Colleges presi-        A majority, 80 percent, of         Animal rights activists are
dent and director of facilities   the students admitted they         increasingly taking their rage
at Earlham College, complet-      should be involved in keep-        straight to scientists’ front doors.
ed the survey through the         ing campus buildings clean.           Over the past couple of years,
Center for Facilities Research    Approximately 78 percent           more and more researchers
at APPA and co-sponsored by       reported that cleanliness has      who experiment on animals
the International Sanitary        an impact on their health.         have been harassed and ter-
Supply Association.                  They said that a lack of        rorized in their own homes,
   APPA is a national asso-       cleanliness affects allergies,     with weapons that include fire-
ciation that promotes leader-     spreads germs, increases           bombs, flooding and acid.
ship in educational facilities    bug and rodent infestations           Scientists say the vandalism
and ISSA is the worldwide         and promotes higher stress         and intimidation threaten not
cleaning industry associa-        levels.                            just themselves and their fami-        ized more than 70 times in 2003,                         A Web site aimed at Berke-                          demonstrators with a garden
tion. They found a correla-          The study has the potential     lies but the future of medical re-     up from just 10 the year before.                       ley lists the names of a dozen                        hose to drive them away.
tion between the cleanliness      to help educational facilities     search. Specialists in such fields      The number of attacks has held                         researchers and their home,                              Many scientists are reluc-
of a school’s facilities and      professionals create an envi-      as addiction, eyesight and the ag-     steady or risen ever since, ac-                        work and e-mail addresses,                            tant to discuss the effect these
students’ academic achieve-       ronment conducive to learn-        ing brain have been targeted.          cording to the group.                                  their photos, and often their                         incidents have had on biomedi-
ment.                             ing.                                  “It used to be everyone was            Activists say the escalation                        home numbers. The roster also                         cal research. They worry that
   The research reveals that         “This study presents new        worried about their laboratories       in tactics results from a frus-                        includes graphic descriptions                         any sign the attacks are suc-
cleanliness is ranked as the      knowledge to help support          being broken into and their data       tration that nonviolent meth-                          of each scientist’s purported                         ceeding could just lead to more
fourth most important build-      educational facilities profes-     being destroyed, their animals         ods have failed to stop what                           work with animals.                                    of the same.
ing element to impact per-        sionals in providing learning      being taken away,” said Jeffrey        they call the needless torture                           “This information is here so                           But at least one researcher
sonal learning. The top three     spaces to students that will       Kordower, head of the Society for      and killing of animals.                                that others may pressure these                        decided the pressure was too
elements were noise, air tem-     enhance academic achieve-          Neuroscience’s animal research            “An animal has as much of a                         individuals with legal protests                       much.
perature and lighting.            ment and protect their over-       committee. “What they’ve de-           right to life as we do. To take a life                 ‚Äî we do not participate in or                          In 2006, activists began be-
   Students responded say-        all health,” Campbell said in      cided to do now is make things         without provocation is immoral,                        encourage illegal activity,” the                      sieging the homes of several
ing classrooms, libraries and     a news release.                    more personal.”                        it’s violent, there’s no excuse for                    Web site says.                                        UCLA professors. Masked pro-
personal study spaces are            Another outcome of the             Accompanying the attacks is         it,” said Jacob Black, 23, an or-                        Despite that disclaimer, the                        testers converged on scientists’
the most effective learning       study is the idea that it may      increasingly tough talk from           ganizer of demonstrations at the                       late May protest in the Berke-                        homes late at night, banging on
places.                           not be wise for learning-          activists such as Dr. Jerry            homes of UC Berkeley research-                         ley hills left a window of the                        doors, throwing firecrackers
   Among the findings, Camp-       establishments to cut costs        Vlasak, a spokesman for the            ers. “To name and shame these                          toxicology professor’s home                           and chanting, “We know where
bell and Bigger found that 88     by minimizing cleaning ser-        Animal Liberation Front press          people as morally bankrupt indi-                       shattered along with the win-                         you sleep,” according to court
percent of the almost 1,500       vices.                             office. In an interview with The        viduals in our society is key.”                        dow of a neighbor, who sprayed                        documents.
students surveyed said the           “In this day and age when       Associated Press, he said he
lack of cleanliness becomes a     services are cut in order to       is not encouraging anyone to
distraction at APPA’s Level 3,    save dollars, this study shows     commit murder, but “if you had
which is rated as casual inat-    that cutting cleaning services     to hurt somebody or intimidate
tention and Level 4, moderate     could have a detrimental im-       them or kill them, it would be
dinginess.                        pact on our primary custom-        morally justifiable.”
   Approximately 84 percent       ers, the students,” Bigger said       T he Wa sh i n g ton-ba s e d
of the students surveyed said     in a news release.                 Foundation for Biomedical Re-
they desire APPA Level 1, or-                                        search said researchers were
derly spotlessness, or Level 2,                 harassed or otherwise victim-

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Former Olympic sports not so serious
                                                                                                                 some, uh, interesting events.
                                                                                                                     One was the dueling pistols at         BYU sophomore Jade Bollinger has been named to the Na-
                                                                                                                 the 1906 Athens Summer Olym-            tional Golf Coaches Association All-America Scholar Team
   If you’ve been swimming,                                                                                      pics. Despite the Wild West con-        for women’s collegiate golfers.
you probably tried it at least                                                                                   notations, the participants didn’t         Bollinger is one of 402 scholar-athletes at the Division I, II
once: dive into the water and                                                                                    actually shoot each other; they         and III level to receive the prestigious award from the NGCA
see how far you can get without                                                                                  fired upon mannequins dressed            and one of 10 from the Mountain West Conference.
taking a stroke. Coast past 62                                                                                   in frock coats with bull-eyes on           A sophomore from Wellington, Fla., studying business
feet and you could have earned                                                                                   their chests.                           management, Bollinger currently maintains a 3.88 cumu-
a gold medal at the 1904 Olym-                                                                                       Running deer shoot, where par-      lative GPA. As a freshman, she competed in 10 of BYU’s
pics.                                                                                                            ticipants shot at moving cutouts        11 events and held an average stroke of 78.04. Her lowest
   The tug-of-war you played                                                                                     of animals, was another worse-          score on the year came in the third round of the UNLV
with friends at school? That                                                                                     than-it-sounds competition.             Spring Rebel Invitational where she shot a two-under-par
could have been worth a po-                                                                                          For the authentic blood and         70. She also earned a second-place finish at the Weber
dium spot at six Games. A gym                                                                                    guts, you’d have to go back to          State Wildcat Invitational.
class favorite like the rope                                                                                     the 1900 Paris Games and live
climb and a game that looked                                                                                     pigeon shooting. Nearly 300
like hopscotch — the standing                                                                                    birds were killed during the
hop, step, jump — also were                                                                                      release-and-shoot competition,
once medal events.                                                                                               leaving a mess of feathers and
   Long before the corporate                                                                                     blood after an event that clearly          The BYU Department of Athletics has hired two new em-
sponsorships and billion-dol-                                                                                    wouldn’t fly today.                      ployees in Athletic Compliance. Chad Gwillam was named
lar television deals, the Olym-                                                                                      Less violent and perhaps more       director of compliance, while Adam Sanft was hired as as-
pic Games were more like                                                                                         fun were some of the swimming           sistant compliance coordinator.
games kids might play in the                                                                                     events. There was the diving               Gwilliam replaces former compliance director Jim Kim-
backyard. Some of the events                                                                                     plunge — the aforementioned             mel, who retired earlier this year.
may seem a bit strange — club                                                                                    coasting event — and an under-             As director of compliance, Gwilliam will oversee all ath-
swinging, anyone? — but there                                                                                    water race, where swimmers              letic adherence to NCAA rules and regulations for student-
was certainly a fun factor to the                                                                                earned points based on how long         athletes, coaches, employees and boosters at BYU.
early days of the Olympics.                                                                                      they could hold their breath and           Gwilliam has more than five years experience working
   “It’s was a different thing,                                                                                  how far they could get before           with both NCAA compliance and BYU athletics.
kind of catch as catch can,                                                                                      coming up for air.                         He started working at BYU as an intern in the compli-
particularly the very early                                                                                          The swimming obstacle race          ance office, after which he worked as a part-time as-
days before it got formalized,”                                                                                  in 1900 was another unusual one,        sistant. In 2003 he was hired as the full-time assistant
said David Wallechinsky, vice                                                                                    with swimmers climbing up and           compliance coordinator, where he served until his recent
president of the International                                                                                   down a pole, then over and under        hiring.
Society of Olympic Historians.                                                                                   and boats in the Seine River. Sure-        Prior to coming to BYU, Sanft served as director of com-
“Eventually, as it got bigger,                                                                                   ly, some kid at the local swimming      pliance for Utah Valley State College Athletics.
they had to take it a lot more                                                                                   pool made that one up.                     His responsibilities included directing all compliance and
serious.”                                                                                                            “It was probably tremendous-        student services affairs for student-athletes, coaches and
   The first few modern Olym-                                                                                     ly entertaining,” says Olympic          staff.
pics, which started in Athens                                                                                    historian John Lucas. “It was
in 1896, were loosely organized.                                                                                 sort of like an X sport for the
There were no national teams                                                                                     amusement of the mob.”
— athletes could just sign up,                                                                                       Club swinging, held during
pay an entry fee and compete                                                                                     the 1904 and 1932 games, would
— and the host countries were                                                                                    certainly fall into that catego-           The BYU Athletic Department has announced the hiring
allowed to pick what events         been a political slant to the      ish line by two officials after col-       ry. Like rhythmic gymnastics            of Jordan Feinauer as video services coordinator.
were to be held.                    Olympics — St. Louis pulled a      lapsing several times — and the           with bowling pins or juggling              As coordinator, Feinauer will oversee video department
   That changed after World         back-room deal to snatch the       Nazi presence at the 1936 Berlin          without letting go, club swing-         personnel and the production of a variety of video content
War I, when the International       1904 Games from Chicago —          Games helped increase media               ing featured competitors whirl-         for BYU athletics. He will be responsible for the creation and
Olympic Committee took over         there wasn’t much worldwide at-    interest, eventually turning the          ing clubs around their bodies           distribution of all live broadcasts and other programming
selection of the Olympic pro-       tention paid to the early Games.   Olympics into the financial and            in various patterns. The threat         over the Internet in addition to overseeing in-game video
gram because Sweden wouldn’t           A wild finish in the marathon    political monster of today.               of getting donked on the head           production and video programming at Athletic Department
allow boxing at the 1912 Stock-     at the 1908 Games — Italy’s Do-      Before all that happened,               like the Three Stooges would            events.
holm Games.                         rando Pietri was disqualified      though, the Olympics were a               have been enough to get people             Feinauer, from South Jordan, graduated from BYU in 2007
   And while there has always       for being helped across the fin-    more simple affair, filled with            to watch.                               with a degree in broadcast journalism.

                                                                                                                   New leader takes yellow jersey
                                                                                                                                                                                           ning Saturday’s first stage.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Valverde finished in the main
                                                                                                                                                                                           pack of riders nearly two min-
                                                                                                                                                                                           utes back in 68th place.
                                                                                                                    NANTES, France — On a                                                     William Frischkorn of the
                                                                                                                 day that belonged to French                                               United States finished second,
                                                                                                                 cycling, Romain Feillu fin-                                               a fraction ahead of Feillu.
                                                                                                                 ished third to claim the yellow                                              “I just lacked a bit of strength
                                                                                                                 jersey Monday while Samuel                                                to get the stage win,” Feillu said.
                                                                                                                 Dumoulin won the third stage                                              “But I got the leader’s jersey.”
                                                                                                                 of the Tour de France with a                                                 French stage wins and yel-
                                                                                                                 victory he hopes will heighten                                            low jerseys have been a rarity
                                                                                                                 the sport’s image.                                                        at the Tour de France since
                                                                                                                    Dumoulin was the quickest                                              Bernard Hinault won the last
                                                                                                                 in a group of four riders that                                            of his five Tours in 1985.
                                                                                                                 broke away almost from the                                                   “We proved that we know
                                                                                                                 start of the 129-mile route from                                          how to train; we are not worse
                                                                                                                 Saint-Malo to Nantes. They                                                than the others,” Dumoulin
                                                                                                                 were left to wage a tight sprint                                          said. “French riders deserve a
                                                                                                                 finish as others rolled behind.                                            win on the Tour. I hope it will
                                                                                                                    “It is a dream come true,” said                                        help improve the image of cy-
                                                                                                                 Dumoulin, who rides for the                                               cling in France.”
                                                                                                                 French-owned Cofidis team. “It                                                No French rider wore the yel-
                                                                                                                 is hours and hours of training,                                           low jersey last year, and Cyril
                                                                                                                 braving the rain, the cold, the                                           Dessel held it for just a day in
                                                                                                                 heat. It took a lot of sacrifice.”                                         2006. Thomas Voeckler had it for
                                                                                                                    Feillu was just beaten to the      from Alejandro Valverde, the        10 days in 2004, but Lance Arm-
                                                                                                                 line and took the overall lead        Spaniard who led since win-         strong got it back on the way to his
                                                                                                                                                                                           sixth straight Tour triumph.
                                                                                                                                                                                              “I hope it will give young-
                                                                                                                                                                                           sters the desire to take up
                                                                                                                                                                                           cycling,” Feillu said. “It also
                                                                                                                                                                                           shows that we have a good
                                                                                                                                                                                           spirit. Samuel knew I wanted
                                                                                                                                                                                           the yellow jersey, and I wanted
                                                                                                                                                                                           him to win the stage. We were
                                                                                                                                                                                           good allies.”
                                                                                                                                                                                              Dumoulin had to pull out of
                                                                                                                                                                                           the 2004 Tour after crashing
                                                                                                                                                                                           into a dog. He has not forgotten
                                                                                                                                                                                           the canine encounter.
                                                                                                                                                                                              “It still bothers me,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                                           “I am still nervous at the start
                                                                                                                                                                                           of stages.”
                                                                                                                                                                                              The breakaway group of
                                                                                                                                                                                           four led by nearly seven min-
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                                                                                                                                                                                           mile, Dumoulin briefly pulled
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