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SERVING THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO SINCE 1893 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011 VOLUME 118 NUMBER 6
Construction to disrupt UNR NSHE
West Eighth Street-Interstate 80
West Eighth Street-West 10th Street
West 10th Street-Artemesia Way West 15th Street-Sierra Street
Artemesia Way-West 15th Street
By Riley Snyder
The Nevada System of High-
January February March April May June July August er Education hired a full-time
lobbyist Sept. 23, which of-
ﬁcials say could help increase
representation of higher edu-
cation institutions such as the
University of Nevada, Reno in
the state Legislature.
The NSHE Board of Regents
appointed Renee Yackira as
executive director of govern-
ment operations, where
she will prepare for the next
legislative session beginning
Feb. 4, 2013. The hiring of an
in-house lobbyist will help
provide a concise voice for
legislators to become more
* tentative construction schedule invested in higher education,
NSHE Board Chairman Jason
all dates 2012 Geddes said.
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“(With) Nevada (having) a
is the number of millions of is the number of thousands is the number of crashes that part-time Legislature, a lobby-
dollars that is the estimated of that vehicles drive daily on happened this year at in- ist really helps in getting your
cost The City of Reno will pay the area the construction will tersections that vehicles are
to complete the project. affect. likely to detour through. See LOBBYIST Page A5
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Work will partially close North
Virginia Street for eight months Report
By Ben Miller it, it’s going to be a mess,” Woodward said. shows
Many students already have dealt with con-
onstruction on North Virginia Street struction projects on their way to campus this
next year will narrow lanes and close
parts of the road along the university’s
western border, causing congestion and
diverting trafﬁc to what studies show are some of
year. Adam Mentzer, a 20-year-old political sci-
ence major, drives north on Virginia Street from
his home near the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa to
avoid construction on Interstate 80.
the city’s most dangerous intersections.
City Project Manager Dustin Waters said the
$6 million efforts will lay a new sewage pipe to
handle increasing ﬂow from the Stead and North
“If they are going to be working on (Virginia),
then it will be even worse because people aren’t
using 80 already and everyone who is using
Virginia will make the road and alternate routes
Valleys areas. totally congested,” Mentzer said.
According to numbers from the Nevada Depart- Faculty members and students said it will mean ONLINE
ment of Transportation, about 12,000 vehicles per getting up and leaving the house earlier to beat ➤ To see the 2010 Annual
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in full, go online.
Waters said cars will likely get stuck in trafﬁc as son in the mornings.
the contractor closes two of Virginia’s four lanes According to a preliminary map illustrating the NEVADASAGEBRUSH.COM
and removes pieces of the sidewalk. progress of the project, the city plans to have the
“Every project has its challenges, and this one contractor dole the work out into ﬁve sections. Staff Report
deﬁnitely does just because of the proximity to During the spring semester, it will affect Eighth
campus,” Waters said. Street between the off- and on-ramps to Inter- The number of disciplinary
UNR Director of Facilities Services Lyle Wood- state 80 West, as well as North Virginia Street from measures on campus for liquor
ward couldn’t think of a construction project in Eighth to Artemisia Streets. and drug violations doubled
recent times that has impacted streets near the Activities will cease during the university’s last year, according to a report
university in the way the sewer project will. released Thursday.
GOOGLE MAPS “This is just my opinion: there’s no way around See CONSTRUCTION Page A5 The number of incidents for
liquor violations jumped from
113 in the 2009 school year to
284 in the 2010 year, according
to the Annual Safety and Se-
Students across state plan protests opposing greed curity Report. Drug incidents
increased from 23 to 41.
Director of the University of
Nevada, Reno Police Depart-
By Ben Miller is already one step ahead of you ment Adam Garcia said the
and throwing you in the trash. OCCUPY RENO statistics represent the cases
College students in Reno and “No one knows what to do, ➤ Students at the University
St d t t th U i it that went through the uni-
Las Vegas are planning to hold but having people together in a versity’s administration. They
of Nevada, Reno will hold a
“Occupy” demonstrations soon square is the ﬁrst semblances of include police actions and
planning meeting to set up an
in solidarity with the “Occupy direct democracy.” referrals from residence halls.
Wall Street” protests in New York Since a group of protesters
“Occupy Wall Street” styled The increase represents
City. ﬁrst decided to camp out in demonstration. a new sense of cooperation
Organizers said the protests the heart of Manhattan in mid- ➤ The meeting is set for between residence hall staff
reﬂect a rare message as move- September, rallying behind the noon-1 p.m. Wednesday in and campus police, Garcia
ments go because it doesn’t cry of “We are the 99 percent,” front of the Joe Crowley Stu- said. However, pinpointing
endorse a speciﬁc solution — similar demonstrations have dent Union. a solid reason is difﬁcult be-
rather, the end of greed. popped up around the country. cause of the number of factors
“What people are asking for On OccupyTogether.org, pro- helping to organize the Reno involved, he said.
is an entire system changed,” tests are listed in almost every group, said she is working with “I think you just see ﬂuctua-
University of Nevada, Las Vegas state as well as cities around the others to hold a planning ses- tions like that,” Garcia said.
student Kaleb Hoeffgen said. world. sion at UNR on Wednesday for COURTESY OF PAUL STEIN/ FLICKR.COM
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VOLUME 118 • ISSUE 6
Tablet trend permeates UNR campus
Editor in Chief • Juan López By Cassie Menezes zynski received an iPad for his
email@example.com birthday. Now, he won’t go to
Managing Editor • Stephen Ward Russell Aaron, coordinator of any meetings without it, he
firstname.lastname@example.org technology projects and sup- said.
News Editor • Ben Miller port for the Associated Students “I can pull up a spreadsheet
email@example.com of the University of Nevada, and look at all my data, (tablets)
Assistant News Editor • Riley Snyder grinned ear to ear and sat up in are so convenient and easy,” he
firstname.lastname@example.org his chair. said.
Sports Editor • Eric Lee Castillo “I’m pretty freakin’ excited!” According to 21-year-old
email@example.com he exclaimed. “Excitement is the theater major Eric Franklin,
Assistant Sports Editor • Now hiring only way to describe it. It’s such who tested beginning Android
firstname.lastname@example.org a great advancement for us.” tablets for Fallon-based CC
A & E Editor • Casey O’Lear The excitement came from Communications, tablets have
email@example.com discussing a recent technol- useful features that could help
Opinion Editor • Enjolie Esteve ogy trend — the tablet. ASUN UNR students with educational
firstname.lastname@example.org bought Campus Escort eight and organizational purposes.
Design Editor •Tara Verderosa Apple iPads and 12 Android “I really like the iPad and
email@example.com Acer tablets this semester to tablet,” 18-year-old social work
Photo Editor • Garrett Valenzuela help them gather data. major Susana Ascencio said.
firstname.lastname@example.org According to Campus Escort “I’m not too good with a touch
Copy Editor • Chanelle Bessette supervisor and occasional driv- screen, but I think they really
email@example.com er Kelsey Hand, drivers use the can enhance learning because
Copy Editor • Oanh Luc technology to survey students you can physically touch things
firstname.lastname@example.org about their satisfaction with the you’re learning about.”
Copy Editor • Now hiring service. However useful they are con-
email@example.com Hand said that before the tab- sidered, tablets may still be too
Illustrator • Jett Chapman lets, drivers had to record the expensive for some students.
firstname.lastname@example.org time of trip, gender, age, year “Well, I have a laptop, so get-
Ofﬁce Manager • Beverly Vermillion in school and major on paper ting one of those seems like a
email@example.com spreadsheets. Now, all they have waste of money that I don’t have,
Advertising Ofﬁce to do is click a few buttons. plus I don’t need another thing
firstname.lastname@example.org With this data, Campus Escort to carry,” 19-year-old business
has a better idea of where most major Tiandra Ngayen said.
Contributing Staffers: rides are given and who needs Ngayen may not care for the
Tony Contini, Joel Edwards, Lukas Eggen, them. With the group giving $499 price tag, but iPad and
John Hambrick, Leanne Howard, Diamond 30,000 rides a year, this informa- tablet sales are up this year.
Lambert, Michael Lingberg, Jennifer Mabus, tion is invaluable in improving According to the market re-
Cassie Menezes, Gus Meyer, Bri Ruddy, the program, Aaron said. search ﬁrm Strategy Analytics,
Miwako Schlageter, Stephanie Self, Jade For Campus Escort drivers, 4.6 million Android tablets were
Sheldon, Steph Smith, Casey Stiteler, Mariel the tablets also make work a shipped and 9.3 million Apple
Tabeta, Devan Underwood, Austin Wallis, little easier, Hand said. iPads were purchased in 2011.
Zoe Wentzel, Kyle Wise “Personally, I like it a lot “I think they are pretty cool,
more,” she said. “I don’t have but I think trying to integrate
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University of Nevada, Reno. The contents can “go paperless,” Aaron said. Others are concerned with University of Nevada bought 20 tablets for the program to collect data and survey students for quality.
of this newspaper do not necessarily reﬂect Aaron also is ﬁnding more the trend tablets present.
those opinions of the university or its useful ways to put the iPad to “There are deﬁnite cons to to death,” 18-year-old human tablet, the Kindle Fire, will be cant value in his iPad, he said.
students. It is published by the students of the test. using technology too much,” development and family stud- released Nov. 15 with a starting “I think people my age get a
the University of Nevada, Reno and printed Tablets aren’t just in Campus Franklin said. “We are going ies major Riley Quackenbush price of $199. kick out of these things,” Marc-
by the Sierra Nevada Media Group. Escort vans. From the Mathews- into the age of technology said. “I would never consider “I might consider buying it,” zynski said. “Your calendar and
on-IGT Knowledge Center to becoming a dependency, and anything else. I want to keep Franklin said. “It sounds like it’s everything are at the touch of
The Nevada Sagebrush and its staff are classrooms, tablets are in sev- we will just have to wait and see with the original, because who more in my budget.” your ﬁngertips. You don’t have
accredited members of the Nevada Press eral locations on campus. what exactly that means.” knows if other companies might Minus the expense, Franklin to pull out your laptop, or try
Association and Associated Collegiate Press. Associate Vice President for Of all tablet device purchases, go under. It’s safer to stick with thinks it’s really targeted for to read tiny writing on a smart
Photographers subscribe to the National Student Life Services Gerald 30.1 percent were Android, what started it all.” younger generations. phone, so for the older genera-
Press Photographers Association code of Marczynski said the iPad and while 61.3 percent are iPad pur- That might not be good news “Older generations won’t tions, that’s a deﬁnite bonus.”
ethics. Designers are members of the Society tablet are on an upward trend chases, according to Strategy for newcomers in the tablet know how to use it as well,” he
for News Design. for students and staff at UNR. Analytics. arena. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said. Cassie Menezes can be reached
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By Riley Snyder
“Trying to plan events and
This year, the Associated stuff on a campus with
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Must include a
phone number and/or email address. Letters
Students of the University of
Nevada will regularly collect
18,000 students without
should be relevant to student life or major and analyze event information having information is
campus issues. Letters should be no longer
than 200 words. Letters can be submitted
for the ﬁrst time, which ASUN
ofﬁcials hope will increase
like shooting a target in
via email at email@example.com. efﬁciency for many programs the dark. It’s a night-and-
Letters are due via e-mail or mail by noon
Saturday before publication.
under its purview.
The efforts are grounded in
day difference between
ASUN’s Joint Vision 2017 plan, having the information
CORRECTIONS which called for collection and
assessment of data affecting
and not having it.”
➤ In the Sept. 27 article
"’Freshman 15' is an
departments, Director of ASUN
Sandy Rodriguez said. Before
— Associated Students of
exaggeration,” the amount this year, department directors the University of Nevada
of overweight and obese
students on campus should
relied on infrequent surveys
and guessing, ASUN president
President Casey Stiteler
have been listed as 36 Casey Stiteler said.
percent. “Trying to plan events and ASUN improve their marketing
➤ In the Sept. 27 article stuff on a campus with 18,000 efforts, Stiteler said.
"Garcia resigns from students without having infor- In the past, organizers had no
Senate," former College mation is like shooting a target way to predict how successful
of Liberal Arts Sen. Jesus in the dark,” Stiteler said. “It’s events would be, Aaron said.
Palma was not facing a night-and-day difference be- “Some events in the past cost
punishment at the time of tween having the information $200 a person because only
his resignation. and not having it.” 12 people would show up,” he
Coordinator of Technology, said.
➤ The Nevada Sagebrush
Projects and Support Russell Most events the Data As-
ﬁxes mistakes. If you ﬁnd
Aaron oversees a team of un- sessment Team has covered
an error, email dergraduate students organizes are geared toward freshmen,
firstname.lastname@example.org. who give the surveys. Survey Stiteler said. Events such as
questions focus on gathering Friday Festival helped new
demographic data and gaug- students become involved on
ing how effective events are in campus and the university,
providing learning outcomes, Rodriguez said.
which differ for each event, “Research has shown that
Rodriguez said. the ﬁrst six weeks are crucial
Want breaking news This increased focus means in connecting students to a
and witty insights that all ASUN events will have a university,” Rodriguez said.
purpose, ranging from provid- ASUN mainly uses iPads to
from members of ing information on controver- collect data, which are more
the Sagebrush staff? sial topics to helping students successful than paper surveys,
meet people in friendly envi- Rodriguez said.
Follow us on Twitter! ronments, Stiteler said. However, several obstacles
“Sumo Sushi may not seem prevented the quick imple-
Editor in Chief: Juan López @ like an event that a student mentation of data collection,
JuanVLopez would go to and have a whole including creating protocol for
new perspective on a new surveying and several techno-
Managing Editor: Stephen Ward @ topic,” Stiteler said. “But if they logical difﬁculties, Aaron said.
srmward meet three or four new people, “Any time you start some-
that is part of that learning thing from scratch, its kind
Sports Editor: Eric Castillo outcome that we can try to of intimidating,” Aaron said.
@EricLeeCastillo provide.” “You bump into unexpected
The information can be used things.”
Assistant News Editor: Riley Snyder to tweak and change events
@RileySnyder that may not appeal to certain Riley Snyder can be reached at
demographics as well as to help email@example.com.
Check out nevadasagebrush.com for our live blog of Associated Students of the University of Nevada Senate meetings, regularly scheduled for 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
ASUN THIS WEEK
The Senate will consider creating
a committee to work toward
ASUN fee independence.
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, JCSU Senate Chambers
OCTOBER 4, 2011 • A3
TAU KAPPA EPSILON FRATERNITY RAISES MONEY WITH PAIN, MESSINESS BEAT UNLV WEEK
The undergraduate stu-
dent government will host
events in the week before
the Nevada vs. University of
Nevada, Las Vegas football
game. For a calendar of the
week, look on page B2.
For a full listing:
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Nightingale Concert
Hall in the Church Fine Arts
A free concert from students
in the Jazz and Improvisa-
tional Music program.
For more information, call CJ
Walters at 775-784-4278.
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Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity member Sonny Licata braces himself as a paintball hurtles toward his chest at the inaugural “Paintballs of Steel” fundraiser at the TKE house last
Friday. Chapter members promoted the event with ﬂyers in front of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center earlier in the week, asking passersby if they wanted to shoot them THURSDAY/6
with paintballs. Participants opened ﬁre on TKE members with varying levels of protection covering their bodies. LIVING ON SHAKY
When: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Room 110 in the
News Roundup Davidson Mathematics and
CAMPUS NEWS offensive material won’t be accepted.
Entries are due by 5 p.m. Sunday. For
The planets are larger than Earth and
orbit their stars at intervals ranging
drunkenness at 15th and North Virginia
Seismology experts from the
University of Nevada, Reno
BUSINESS: more information, call the ASUN front from 10 to 50 days. and Clark County present an
desk at 775-784-6589. More than 40,000 users have visited WEDNESDAY, 9/28/11:
The event is the ﬁrst of Homecoming the website since it launched last De-
earthquake awareness sym-
ALUMNUS GIVES STUDENTS Ofﬁcers arrested one individual for an
ENTREPRENEURSHIP GRANTS Week 2011. For more information on cember, the statement said. posium.
outstanding warrant at 15th and North
A University of Nevada, Reno alumnus homecoming events, email Director “Obviously Planet Hunters doesn’t Virginia streets.
For more information, call
donated $1 million to the UNR Founda- of the Department of Traditions Julia replace the analysis being done by the Sally Casas or Sam DiMuzio
tion last Wednesday with the direction Lapham at directortraditions@asun. Kepler team,” Planet Hunters co-found- Police responded to two reports of at 775-784-6925.
that the institution use it to give grants unr.edu. er Meg Schwamb said in the statement. grand larceny:
“But it has proven itself to be a valuable
to students who wish to start new At the Mack Social Science building,
businesses, according to a university NATIONAL HIGHER tool in the search for other worlds.” ofﬁcers responded to an incident
EDUCATION NEWS involving a backpack. At the Chemistry CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP
Rick Sontag, who graduated from
UNR with a master’s degree in physics
UNR POLICE BLOTTER Building south of Schulich Lecture Hall, When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
in 1966, gave the largest gift to the Col-
SPACE EXPLORATION: police responded to an incident involv- Where: Harrah’s Reno
ing an advantage controller.
lege of Business that it has ever received, PUBLIC CONTRIBUTES TO MONDAY, 10/03/11:
the statement said. Sontag is the former PROBABLE DISCOVERY OF TWO Police arrested one suspect for driving The Latino Student Advisory
owner of aviation technology company under the inﬂuence at Jodi Drive and TUESDAY, 9/27/11: Board is seeking volunteers
NEW PLANETS AT YALE Ofﬁcers issued ﬁve speeding citations,
Unison Industries. Astronomers at Yale University Evans Avenue. to put on a workshop for legal
The donation will establish the Sontag two failure to yield citations, a failure to
announced Sept. 22 the probable dis- stop citation and a no valid registration residents seeking citizenship.
Entrepreneurial Award, a $50,000 grant covery of two new planets outside the FRIDAY, 9/30/11:
the university will give annually to a citation at 10th and Virginia streets. For more information, call
solar system discovered with help from Ofﬁcers responded to two reports of
student or group of students who have private citizens working at home, the petit larceny:
Carla Castedo at 775-453-
demonstrated that they can open or Police issued a failure to yield citation at 0295. To sign up for volun-
university said in a statement. At the Robert Cashell Fieldhouse, police Virginia Street and College Drive.
expand a business, the statement said. The project, called “Planet Hunters,” responded to an incident involving teer work, email unr.lsab@
opens data from NASA’s Kepler mission a missing wallet. At 1664 N. Virginia Ofﬁcers responded to a trafﬁc accident gmail.com.
to the public to analyze, the statement St., ofﬁcers responded to an incident
HOMECOMING: and issued a citation for unsafely backing
ASUN SEEKS VIDEOS
said. On the website, PlanetHunters.
org, users can search for the possibility
involving a bicycle. up at the Mack Social Science building. SUNDAY/9
DISPLAYING PACK PRIDE of planets by watching for dips in light Police responded to a report of grand PHINEAS AND FERB LIVE
The Associated Students of the readings from distant stars. larceny involving a bicycle at 1664 N. MONDAY, 9/26/11: When: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The planets were among those NASA Virginia St. Police issued one speeding citation to
University of Nevada’s Department of
an individual at North Virginia Street
Where: Lawlor Events Center
Traditions again is seeking video entries scientists had already screened for the
possibility of being earth-like planets, Ofﬁcers arrested one individual for an and College Drive.
from students to demonstrate what
but they had thrown them out as outstanding warrant at 15th and North The Disney TV show comes
Wolf Pack pride means.
improbabilities, according to the state- Virginia streets. Ofﬁcers issued a citation for no insur- to life. Tickets range from
The department will grade the 11-sec-
ment. Yale Astronomy Professor Debra ance at 16th and North Virginia streets. $18-$48.
ond videos on creativity, spirit and pack
pride, according to event literature from Fischer said there is now a 95 percent THURSDAY, 9/29/11: For more information, call
chance the bodies are previously undis- Police responded to a burglary at 1640
the Department of Traditions. Videos Police responded to a report of public Lawlor Events Center at 775-
covered planets. N. Virginia St.
more than 11 seconds or containing
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ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS PROTEST AGAINST CIRCUS ON CAMPUS UNR
By Ben Miller
An entrepreneur introduced
a new social media device
to students at the University
of Nevada, Reno on Sept. 20
that could give
a tool to distin-
what is and isn’t
would ask the
Toma crowd to judge
Bedolla the verac-
ity of a topic
through voting, Toma Bedolla,
the founder of the company
GARRETT VALENZUELA/NEVADA SAGEBRUSH behind the project said. If
Members of the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals hold up signs Saturday at Virginia and 15th streets on Sunday as vehicles turn into the University of the user base reaches critical
Nevada, Reno campus to attend the Ringling Bros. Circus at Lawlor Events Center. Protesters came from Reno and Truckee, Calif., group member Margaret Kirkpatrick said. David mass, HowTru would eventu-
Cleland, a Dayton resident who took his wife and children to the circus, said he didn’t pay attention to the protestors. “You can ﬁnd anything anywhere against anything,” he said. ally provide an answer for the
credibility of people, organi-
zations and the content they
“There are a lot of places out
GREEK LIFE there who can really sound
like they know what they’re
TKE house alcohol-free this year as penalty talking about to the layman,”
Bedolla chose UNR as one of
two universities to participate
in HowTru’s alpha test this fall,
By Ben Miller the other being the University
of Colorado Boulder. He said
University administrators and he hopes to have the alpha
Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity test launched this month with
members agreed last Wednesday plans to move into the beta
that the chapter won’t consume phase Jan. 12. The beta will
alcohol in its house this year focus on the 2012 elections.
after it violated drinking policies HowTru uses an algorithm
at a recruitment event last that considers users’ input
month. to form credibility ratings in
Sam Andrews, who holds the different areas, Bedolla said.
position equivalent to president For instance, a participant
of the chapter, said the group would have ratings in politics,
faced disciplinary measures medicine and technology. That
from both the university and person’s credibility in those
the Interfraternity Council areas would in turn affect how
after breaking both entities’ valuable their vote was.
rules. IFC ruled shortly after Donald W. Reynolds Chair
the Sept. 3 incident that TKE’s of Media Technology Larry
recruitment period would be Dailey said the uses for such
pushed back until the week a program are wide because it
after the formal rush activities can be applied to any ﬁeld.
for the rest of the fraternities “Do you ever take a look at
and sororities. the book reviews on Amazon
Greek Life Adviser Jeanine before you buy a book?” Dailey
Menolascino said the university said. “How do you know which
and TKE also agreed that the of those people to believe?”
chapter will host an alcohol- Under the current system,
free, late-night event open to the people who speak the
all students and bring a TKE loudest or the most often are
speaker to campus who killed the ones who are heard, Dailey
his fraternity brothers in a drunk FILE PHOTO/NEVADA SAGEBRUSH said. But those people aren’t
driving accident. Andrews said The Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity advertises its recruitment week in September. The Interfraternity Council delayed the chapter’s rush events always credible.
the fraternity members will take for a week after an alcohol violation at the group’s house. Despite this, the fraternity managed to issue more bids than normal this year. Managerial sciences profes-
responsibility for their actions sor Raﬁk Beekun, who teaches
and agree with the measures. with ﬂyers, word of mouth and Greek accountability when the TKE’s actions as a separate classes in ethics, said the
“We’re just trying to put this a sign on the outside of their university put sanctions on measure from the university. TIMELINE system isn’t perfect for estab-
issue past us and move forward house. the Sigma Nu fraternity for a IFC Vice President Rob ➤ On Sept. 3, the Tau Kappa
O S t 3 th T K lishing the credibility of the
with the new class,” he said. But the double-sanction drinking violation. LaRovere said the group’s experts who would be able to
Epsilon fraternity held a
Despite the postponement, against the chapter from IFC This year, the three inter-Greek actions against TKE illustrated say who other experts were.
recruitment event involving
the recruitment delay didn’t and the university is a rare if not governance groups — IFC, the the function of what Belt called “HowTru assumes that
hurt TKE recruitment week. unheard of case, Menolascino Multicultural Greek Council and for earlier this year.
alcohol. the experts are without bias
The chapter gave out 22 bids, said. Usually, only the university the Panhellenic Council — are “It will hopefully allow Greeks ➤ On Sept. 5, the Interfrater- or care about their ranking
making this year’s pledge class brings charges against a Greek working to establish a judicial to show the university that we nity Council delayed TKE’s (percentage),” Beekun said in
larger than it has been in about chapter for violating conduct board for all chapters at UNR. are capable of handling our own rush period for a week. an email. “(Those) may not be
seven years, Andrews said. policies, she said. Because the details of the new issues,” LaRovere said. ➤ Wednesday, the university correct assumptions.”
TKE members accomplished In January, then-IFC President judicial system are still in the and TKE chapter members
the feat with a campaign to let Cameron Belt said he would planning stages, Menolascino Ben Miller can be reached at decided the chapter will go Ben Miller can be reached at
people know when its rush was have liked to see more internal said IFC decided to address firstname.lastname@example.org. dry this year. email@example.com.
ASUN Accountability Report
Listed below are selected points Recreation Center and one on
from the Associated Students of the third ﬂoor of the Joe Crowley ONLINE
the University of Nevada Senate’s Student Union.
accountability report. Speaker of ➤To see the entire report, go
the Senate Joe Broad prepares the ➤ Endowment account: The Sen- online.
report and The Nevada Sagebrush ate will consider a resolution at its NEVADASAGEBRUSH.COM
prints selections from it every Wednesday meeting on whether
other week. to create a special committee that Agriculture, Biotechnology and
will focus on the creation of an Natural Resources and the College
➤ Bicycles: College of Liberal Arts endowment account for ASUN. If of Liberal Arts are planning town
Sen. Taylor Snell has contacted created, the account could provide hall meetings as well.
members of the University of Cali- a constant source of revenue
fornia, Davis to better understand for the association, which would ➤ Aesthetics: The Committee
the logistics of the campus’ bicycle allow it to decrease or eliminate on University Affairs has begun
rental program in the interest of the student fees that support the to explore options for renovating
establishing a similar system. organization. the visual aspects of the campus,
including upgrading glass ﬁxtures
➤ Safety: The Committee on ➤ Shuttle system: College of and making the ASUN agenda
University Affairs has identiﬁed Agriculture, Biotechnology and posting location in the Ansari
areas on campus that could use Natural Resources Sen. Haviva Business Building more visually
blue light emergency telephone Kobany is looking into the issue appealing.
kiosks. Members of the committee of an overcrowded shuttle system
are exploring ways to install them. that buses students from the ➤ Members-at-large: The
university to The Highlands ASUN Senate will consider the
➤ Water: College of Agriculture, apartment complex. applications of six more students
Biotechnology and Natural to be members-at-large in the
Resources Sen. Drew Sheehy ➤ Town hall meetings: College of next meeting. College of Education
wants to install more ﬁltered Education Sens. Sheree Hummel Sen. Julianna Fehr is in the process
water stations on campus. There and Julianna Fehr will host a town of creating a members-at-large
already are a few such ﬁlters on hall for their college Thursday. mentorship program to help train
campus, including one in Lombardi Senators for the College of the students.
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an eventual demonstration.
The meeting also will serve to
educate students about protests
around the country and the eco-
nomics behind the recession that
have spurred on “Occupy” par-
ticipants. The ﬁeld of economics
isn’t as widely understood as it
should be, she said.
“I think that’s one thing that’s
disappointing about our edu-
cational institutions, is that not
many people are taught about
this thing that effects all of us,”
UNR students should espe-
cially be concerned about the
way the economy has impacted
them, she said.
“It’s something that I see
affecting our community,” Moser
said. “The economy has been
horrible, and graduates haven’t
been going into the jobs they got
She said she hopes to
coordinate an “Occupy Nevada”
day. Rather than holding separate
demonstrations throughout the
state, Moser said she would like
to see groups including Lake
Tahoe, Carson City and Las Vegas
residents come together at the
Moser said she is unsure if
the Nevada demonstrations will
be similar to the marches and
camp-outs of New York City.
“A lot of people have been
talking to me about it and asking
questions, so I think there’s a lot
of interest in it,” she said. “I don’t PHOTOS COURTESY OF PAUL STEIN/FLICKR.COM
really know the ﬁnal date of it Protesters march in New York City as part of the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration. University of Nevada, Reno students are planning similar events in Reno.
or even what type of protest it’s
going to be.
“It won’t be violent or illegal in
any way.” “It’s something that
Christy Markwell, a 22-year-old
engineering and international I see affecting our
affairs major at UNR, said she’s
attending the meeting more for
informational purposes than for economy has been
the movement. Markwell, who
used to participate in the UNR horrible, and graduates
anti-genocide group STAND,
said she thinks more students
haven’t been going
should participate in social into the jobs they got
activism of any kind. During her
period in the group, she said she degrees for.”
struggled with getting students
to participate. — Lea Moser, organizer
Organizing a planning meeting
is a good ﬁrst step, she said.
for the “Occupy Reno”
“That is a means to educate movement and former
people,” Markwell said. “When
people don’t know what’s going Associated Students
on, they’re not going to care
of the University of
Ben Miller can be reached at
Construction “If you’re stacking up
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graduation ceremony and get to class ... and you’re
should be done before the fall
semester begins, according to a right there on red, you
release from the City of Reno.
Woodward said that while the
might just say, ‘Screw
contractor will have the ﬁnal say it,’ and go for it. And
on where to reroute trafﬁc, the
likely diversion routes would be that’s not a good thing.”
Evans Street, Sierra Street and
North McCarran Boulevard.
— Scott Macgruder,
According to annual crash spokesman for the
reports from the Reno Police
Department, however, Nevada Department of
roads near campus frequently
made the monthly top-10 lists
for crashes when compared ONLINE
with other intersections in the
FILE PHOTO/NEVADA SAGEBRUSH city in 2011. Sierra and Eighth ➤ How has the seemingly
H h th i l BY THE
More than 1,300 students from high schools and colleges around Nevada protested in Carson City last streets, North Virginia Street nonstop construction in
March over potential education budget cuts. Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Klaich and North McCarran Boulevard NUMBERS
the Northern Nevada area How will the
said an in-house lobbyist would help consolidate the different voices of all higher education institutions. and Sierra Street and College affected your everyday com-
Drive combined for 65 crashes construction project
mute? We want to hear your
Lobbyist excellence, research and public to coordinate all the different in the past year, the reports impact campus?
service should be NSHE’s focus players and pieces of info to showed.
rather than politics and paying make sure that we are responsive Scott Magruder , spokesman NEVADASAGEBRUSH.COM
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for more non-educational as possible,” Turner said. for the Nevada Department
message across,” Geddes said. personnel. Previously, paid lobbyists of Transportation, said that mmer
summer to maintain the service. is the number in
Yackira’s position means more Additionally, legislators may and Klaich himself carried out diverting more trafﬁc into those Details, however, are unclear at
ails, thousands of fans that
unity for the lobbying efforts begin to suspect NSHE’s claims lobbying efforts, Turner said. But intersections, along with any this point. attended each men’s
of the state’s higher education of ﬁnancial hardship when they the day-to-day responsibilities others that become will likely According
ccording to Associate basketball game at
institutions, Associated are able to afford paying for of being chancellor meant a increase the number of crashes Director of Athletics Media
ector home last year. The
Students of the University of additional faculty, UNR political decreased role, in addition to at those locations. Services Jack Kuestermeyer,
games are held adjacent
Nevada Director of Legislative science chair Eric Herzik said. the difﬁculty of having seasonal “If you’re stacking up six cars the men’s basketball games at
to the construction zone.
Affairs Michael Stannard said. “During the legislative session lobbying efforts, Klaich said. and you got to get to class ... and Lawlor Events Center brought
While there is a natural rivalry I spoke with multiple legislators, Keeping a uniﬁed message when you’re right there on the red, an average of 4,628 fans to the
between northern and southern especially Republicans, who advocating for higher education you might just say, ‘Screw it,’ campus during 14 home games
Nevada schools, student doubted the dire predictions is key, he said. and go for it,” Magruder said. last year.
governments tend to advocate of various administrators,” “One of the critical things that “And that’s not a good thing.” Lawlor
awlor Events Center
for all institutions statewide, he Herzik said in an email. “One I believe is critical to success is The project also will affect Director Ann Larson said
said. legislator in particular noted we that when we go to Carson City the campus during its winter the city’s project managers is the number in thousands
NSHE attempted to ﬁnd a always cry poor but then seem and talk to the governor, we have and summer sessions. During have asked for event times
e of students who live in the
suitable candidate before the to ﬁnd money for any particular a single message,” Klaich said. UNR’s winter break, the Truckee and attendance estimates to
d residence halls along the
last session but was unable project that we want … Such However, the effectiveness of Meadows Water Authority will ensure that the construction
ure construction area this year.
to do so in time, NSHE Board (efforts) undercut the message a lobbyist or lobbying system schedule water turnoffs for will have a minimal effect on
Chancellor Dan Klaich said. that we are cash strapped or usually depends more on the some buildings on campus in the arena’s events.
The Board did not vote or that ‘undergraduate education state of the economy and how order to replace water pipes “It may be limited access,”
speak ofﬁcially about the is our top priority.’” much support the governor that would otherwise crack Larson said. “We may need
creation of the position, which Marcia Turner, the current vice gives, Herzick said. once construction begins. to encourage people to
angered Regent Ron Knecht, chancellor for Health Sciences Yackira worked previously During the summer, the come early or use alternate
who feels that hiring another headed NSHE’s lobbying efforts under Nevada State Treasurer project will move north to close routes.”
tes.” feet is the deepest workers
lobbyist while professors and from last session. Turner, Kate Marshall, Governor Kenny off the university shuttle’s route will be digging into North
programs are cut is misguided. who previously lobbied for Guinn and current Senator and access to the campus via Cassie Menezes contributed
sie Virginia Street.
“Why do we need one more the University of Nevada, Las Dean Heller. She graduated from the Brian J. Whalen Parking his
to this report. Ben Miller
lobbyist? We need the ones who Vegas, said Yackira will need Santa Clara University School of Complex and the 15th Street can be reached at bmiller@
are doing the actual work, not to keep up with a high level of Law in 1996 and was admitted entrance near Lawlor Events adasagebrush.com.
a lobbyist,” Knecht said. “I’ve correspondence with legislators to the Nevada Bar in 1998. She Center.
never seen the need for it.” and need to follow more than begins working Oct. 17 and will Director of Parking and
Ofﬁcials such as Knecht feel 80 bills at any given time during be based in Las Vegas. Transportation Services Melody
that Yackira’s position sidesteps the session. Bayﬁeld said her department
the real goals of NSHE. Knecht “It’s really helpful to have one Riley Snyder can be reached at will most likely change the
said supporting academic point person manage the ﬂow, firstname.lastname@example.org. shuttle’s route during the
Opinion A6 • OCTOBER 4, 2011 nevadasagebrush.com
STAFF EDITORIAL I OCCUPY RENO
NOTES Don’t end efforts at Wall Street protest
ednesday afternoon, capital” of the United States. While we encourage you to their frustrations be known on within the Associated Students
STORY: local activists will Here at home, under the support this event and make an elevated level. of the University of Nevada
BLOG: CAMPUS bring home a name Occupy Reno, citizens your voice heard, we want to Call your bank and ask to whose goal and purpose is to
national movement “are gathering to display a sister emphasize that efforts for this speak to the manager until you write letters to representatives
ETIQUETTE UNR that has gained mass momen- movement” from noon-1 p.m. cause should not end here. get to the CEO. The only way suggesting reformed policies
SERIES: tum in the three weeks since its Wednesday at the Joe Crowley Do not stop at the protest. movements such as these get off and a more balanced distribu-
WALL STREET inception — Occupy Wall Street. Student Union. Protesting is a good way to the ground and get results is by tion of wealth.
The Occupy Wall Street cam- As of Monday, more than garner attention and make your continued effort. The National While Wednesday’s protest is
PROTESTS paign, a “leaderless” demonstra- 70 people had conﬁrmed to voice heard, but the only way Riﬂe Association, the self- an admirable demonstration,
tion, is a grassroots movement attend the “Occupy Reno — First true change can be made is proclaimed “foremost defender it should not stop there. The
On September 29 12:06 p.m., where citizens against corporate General Assembly” event on by taking it further. Local and of Second Amendment rights,” protest should be a catalyst for
Jared wrote: greed, imbalances in the spread Facebook and the Occupy Reno national citizens involved with was a grassroots movement that continued lobbying efforts.
It’s not a riot. It’s a protest. of wealth and the inﬂuence of proﬁle page has more than 250 this movement should take enlarged up to a national scale
There is a huge difference. money and corporations on likes, proving the demonstration the time to write letters to local thanks to sustained lobbying. The Nevada Sagebrush can be
Riot – a noisy, violent public democracy have camped out will likely have a quality turnout representatives, call government Perhaps a student should take reached at editor@nevadasage-
disorder caused by a group or on Wall Street — the “ﬁnancial despite its infant stages. leaders and sign petitions to let the initiative to create a club brush.com.
crowd of persons, as by a crowd
protesting against another
group, a government policy,
etc., in the streets.
Protest – an expression or SNARK ATTACK EDITORIAL CARTOON
declaration of objection, dis-
approval, or dissent, often in
opposition to something a
person is powerless to prevent
Both deﬁnitions from diction-
The only violence I’ve seen is
from the NYPD.
have bad taste
have had many derogatory comments hurled my
SERIES: way, having been called everything from annoying,
WALL STREET stupid and most recently a “sour-breathed, word-
slurring, cackling bitch” (my personal favorite). And
PROTESTS while I appreciate the cleverness needed to make such
witty remarks, they generally don’t
On September 29 1:06 p.m., bother me. However, call me a snob
Brandt Hardin wrote: and it’s on, buddy.
The movement is gaining mo- Coincidentally, I’ve been called
mentum after a week and a a snob by people with “interesting
half and Occupy movements taste.” Whatever, there is no need
are popping up all over the for euphemisms up in here. I’ve
country! Stand up together and been called a snob by people with
use your voice to give to those atrocious taste. I’m talking “The
without. Tax the rich and feed Ugly Truth”-loving, Train-listening,
the poor- you are the 99%! See Enjolie feather extension-wearing people.
my Occupy Wall Street paint- Esteve According to Dictionary.com, a JETT CHAPMAN /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
ing and Anonymous homage snob is “a person who believes that “All this construction is cowa-BOGUS!”
their tastes in a particular area are superior to those of
on my artist’s blog at http://
other people.” Considering this deﬁnition, I’m not a
snob, seeing as I don’t just believe or think I have better
com/2011/09/occupywall- taste in aesthetics than others — I know for a fact I do
street.html where you can also (I’m looking at all you shameless Gucci Mane fans). UNR THEN AND NOW
see videos of the protests and Look around campus for a mere minute and take note
police brutality as well as get
other sources for coverage of
of all the people wearing Ugg boots, velour tracksuits
like they are J.Lo circa 2003, Ed Hardy shirts, and toting
copies of “Twilight” or any Dan Brown book while
bumping Bruno Mars. Do you really think these people
Books cheaper, registering for
GARCIA RESIGNS FROM
have taste on par with yours? If so, you probably have
bad taste. You should be ashamed of yourself.
Contrary to what your coddling friends tell you,
classes harder way back when
SENATE your horriﬁc and embarassing taste isn’t all just relative
and objective. Some works of art — including fashion, became a full-time student of the alphabet, there was a “treknic” for all freshmen.
On September 29 8:21 p.m., music, artwork and literature — are in fact aesthetically at the University of Nevada, high degree of probability It chartered buses for those
Joseph Broad wrote: and technically superior than others. Reno in the fall of 1964. Suf- that your class was full and signed up and took us all to the
Jesus Palma resigned last ses- In philosopher David Hume’s essay, “Of the Standard ﬁce to say, the enrollment you would have to go back, 4-H camp at Lake Tahoe for
sion to pursue other opportuni- of Taste,” he addresses this very issue — but much process, along with everything ﬁnd your adviser, make the a day of picnicking, dancing,
ties; he was never at risk for more eloquently, of course. Hume argues that everyone else, was very different back changes with his or her blessing swimming, camp ﬁre and a
censure. Last session Branden has different aesthetic tastes and preferences. However, then. (and signature) then go to sing-along to end the day. It
Jung and Lauren Riley resigned that is not to say all tastes are equal, because that After proceeding through the the old gym and try to get the was one of the neatest ways
amid possible punishments for would entail all aesthetic objects are equal, which usual bureaucracy of applying appropriate key punch cards for all of us to get together,
absences. is not the case. So how does one determine what is to UNR, the next step was for that class once again. It was meet many of our classmates
of quality or not? To solve this predicament, Hume registration. This was accom- like playing in a session of “The we would experience the next
explains that a standard of taste needs to be set. His plished by making an appoint- Amazing Race.” four years with and enjoy a
STORY: answer to what, or whom, should set the standard of ment with our assigned adviser The good news was that you really fun day together. The best
OBESITY WEIGHS ON tastes are true critics. The true critic is a rare form of and developing a schedule of could take as many classes as part was it was free to all who
UNR person who posseses the ability to set the standard classes you wanted and except for any wanted to go on this outing.
of taste for aesthetic objects and can decipher which that he or additional lab fees, all you paid One of the songs we sang
objects are better than others. she would as a resident student was $150 at the campﬁre as the sun was
On September 27 11:09 a.m.,
Hume’s argument consists of three essential notions; approve per semester. Keep in mind, setting was the Peter, Paul and
the ﬁrst being that all tastes are equal, the second being so that we minimum wage was $1 an hour Mary song, “ Where Have All
Trying to eat better and prepare that some aesthetic objects are better than others could then and gas cost less than 25 cents The Flowers Gone?” I didn’t
my meals at home, but on the and the third being that aesthetic value is determined proceed a gallon. realize the impact that song
off chance I forget or can’t go by taste. The ﬁrst and last statements of the triad are to the old Once you survived the would have on all of us fresh-
home to eat, eating on campus contradictory, because if all tastes were truly equal, Virginia gauntlet of the tables in the men as the four years of college
is a NIGHTMARE. Everything then it would mean all art, including the aesthetic Street Gym gym, the gathering of the key drew to a close, or for that
is full of sodium and is just plain value and qualities of it, are equal. So there goes your Larry and go on punch cards, etc., you had to matter how much of an impact
you! My saving grace is the argument about having to respect everyone’s taste. Wilson alpha- proceed to the student union it would have on our nation.
gluten free all natural products Let me be clear: I do not consider myself to be one of betically by and the bookstore and try to Keep in mind, the Vietnam War
now available in the frozen sec- Hume’s true critics. Far from it. In fact, I love a lot of low- your year in school — seniors ﬁnd the books you needed for was just heating up then.
tion of the Pack Pit Stop. They brow artfroms, such as every single season of “Flavor of ﬁrst, freshmen last. class. I never exceeded $50 Looking back on that fresh-
are pricey, but it’s worth it! Love.” There is nothing wrong with having bad taste, just There were tables set up a semester for books for any man year registration, books,
own up to it. Living in denial is never a good thing. So go on the ﬂoor of the crowded, semester in any of the four Rush, and the treknic, it was a
ahead and bump the Jonas Brothers — everyone has un-air-conditioned gym. You years I worked to complete my crazy time, but what a bundle
STORY: the right to bad taste. Just don’t give us more sensible would go down the rows of undergraduate degree. of memories we all had for later
OPINION: people a hard time when we call you out. Bask in your tables looking for your classes. At the same time we were as we look back on the days
BEING THE OTHER inability to distinguish the quality of “The Godfather” Once you found the table processing our enrollment, when we were kids.
from “Gigli.” where your classes should be, fraternity rush was going on as
WOMAN IS A FREEING But for the love of Xenu, give up the damn feather you then had to acquire key well. Needless to say, this was a Larry Wilson graduated with
EXPERIENCE extensions already. punch cards for that class. If very busy time for everyone but a bachelor of science degree in
you were unfortunate to be freshmen. education in 1968. He can be
On September 26 1:22 p.m., Enjolie Esteve studies journalism and philosophy. She not only a freshman, but also After registration was over, reached at opinion@neva-
WTF wrote: can be reached at email@example.com. have a last name near the back the ASUN had planned a dasagebrush.com.
She has the audacity to
say that she is not a home
wrecker…BULL SH**! People
like Caitlin deﬁne the word
home wrecker. There is noth-
ing wrong with having sex CAMPUSCHAT
but, have civility. Why go ﬁsh-
ing for a ﬁsh that is already Las Vegas students: Why did you choose Nevada over UNLV?
caught? This article is not only
degrading to herself but, every “I wanted to get “UNLV is a “I like “It’s far enough
female. People wonder why
most men speak of women in
away from home gloriﬁed high snowboarding from home but
vulgar ways… This passage and get away school. I hate it. so I came up not too far,
makes Caitlin Thomas sound from the heat UNR has a great here to be and I heard it’s
imprudent…in other words for a little bit. “ engineering close to the a really great
stupid. She needs serious program. “ mountains. school. “
help…Amy Whitehouse was
not the cause her absurdity… Austin Robinson Gregg Rosenberg Joey Parrish UNLV is not a Paola Cota
Caitlin has other stern issues. 18, community 18, mechanical 18, neuroscience nice school. “ 19, theater
health science engineering
nevadasagebrush.com opinion A7 • OCTOBER 4, 2011
POLITICS: CUTS TO NATIONAL PROGRAMS
FROM THE LEFT | TOO MANY PROGRAM CUTS WILL HINDER U.S. GROWTH FROM THE RIGHT | SHORT-TERM BUDGET SOLUTIONS CREATE PROBLEMS
hile most crats are willing to consider can be saved by getting rid .S. Sen. Harry Reid legislative branch but merely their own bill last week that
Americans were spending cuts to certain areas, of the specialized division attracted a lot of covering up large problems supported cuts in the loan pro-
disappointed after but are not willing to cut areas and keeping it split in two. It attention last week with small, temporary solu- grams for energy-efﬁcient cars
the debt ceiling that have potential to beneﬁt the could potentially save massive due to another close tions. Slapping a Band-Aid over and alternative energy which
debate failed to be laid to rest, country, such as the green energy sums of money by eliminating government a gash and not acknowledging would redistribute the hopeful
it seems the issue is becoming programs the Republicans want bureaucratic waste and not shutdown, that a scar will form is what is $3.65 billion to be given to
easier to to cut. reducing actual military size. where a happening to the American FEMA primarily for disaster
deal with. Cuts must be made. The only Furthermore, greater competi- surprising people. relief. Democrats saw this as
The issues problem is ﬁguring out what can tion in military contracts could bipartisan We are getting Band-Aids a problem because they don’t
affected by be sacriﬁced. Many Democrats, save millions. spending put over the many cuts and want any cuts coming from the
the debate, especially locally, feel green One option discussed agreement problems in this country alternative energy programs.
however, energy isn’t the right thing to cut. thoroughly is eliminating tax was without Congress realizing Unfortunately, natural
have not. Cuts to green energy will hurt loopholes and reductions reached. we will be left with scars and disasters can’t be prevented,
U.S. Sen. any possibility of economic for the ultra-wealthy and big Reid called problematic results that will but spending can be.
Harry Reid stability in Nevada. We have businesses, such as foreign oil. a deal to never go away. Long-term solutions need to
proposed more sunlight hours annu- This currently is being pushed keep the Reid and his staff discussed be implemented immediately.
a bill to ally than any other state, have in the form of the “Buffet Tax.” It Jennifer government this short-term solution Spending is increasing, bills to
Ben keep the plenty of wind and also have a does not raise taxes at all. It just Mabus open for with House Speaker John cut programs in order to help
Clark government reliable geothermal resource. means that big business owners two more Boehner, thinking this would more important programs
running for In the long run, this great state cannot pay less (proportionally) weeks with a 79-12 vote from end the feud between each aren’t being passed and ofﬁcials
two more would lose more money than it in taxes than their employees. the Senate. party. In reference to the recent such as Reid think these short-
weeks. It was an attempt to help would save. Massachusetts Senate Panic set in as federal increased conﬂict party lines, term solutions will sufﬁce.
keep the Federal Emergency Democrats are willing to cut candidate Elizabeth Warren authorities realized they only Reid said that, “It means we no These extensions are taking
Management Agency running, as certain pieces of military spend- justiﬁed this sentiment by had $114 million left for the longer have to ﬁght” and that up a lot of time in Congress
this summer’s natural disasters ing. There is not much sense to stating, “Nobody in this country remainder of the week. A seven- “It shows us the way out.” when that time should be spent
have sapped the mainline of its be had in continuing to expand a got rich on their own … you built week extension of ﬁnancing for That could not be any more on bigger issues.
funding. While the bill passed U.S. Navy that is larger than the your business, good … you used government agencies will be false. The government needs to
with far less bickering and next 10 superpowers combined, roads we built, and kept your implemented as a short-term Action needs to be taken in reconnect with the people and
partisanship than past debt especially since air superiority is employees safe with our military solution while restoring the order to stabilize the inconsis- realize the need for improve-
deals, it shows that underlying far more important in a war than and our police force. You have to Federal Emergency Manage- tency of the federal government ment is much larger than they
issues are still hot. naval. There is not much sense pay for these things.” ment Agency’s account. and to help programs and think.
While the Democrats proposed in having an Air Force when both But is a short-term solution businesses get back on their
adding more funds to FEMA, the Navy and Army have larger Ben Clark studies political sci- what we really need? No. feet without having to solely Jennifer Mabus studies engineer-
Republicans called for more cuts Air Force numbers. ence. He can be reached at opin- Congress isn’t fully rely on government funding. ing. She can be reached at opin-
to offset the spending. Demo- Many Democrats feel money firstname.lastname@example.org. implementing the duties of the House Republicans passed email@example.com.
SLEEP DISCRIMINATION HEALTH AND FITNESS
Attention: Early birds, Strength training most effective
get off your self-
righteous high horses method to achieve toned physique
feel discriminated against for society’s expectations for us here I was one day,
as a night person. all to live on a very rigid daytime sprinting on the
I have spent all my life as schedule. I prefer nighttime to treadmill like a gazelle
a night person, and it has daytime. I don’t really care to in a pool of sweat, my
recently become my personal venture out during the heat of water supply dwindling and
quest to help others understand the day. However, civilization is my iPod running out of juice
— this structured in favor of daytime halfway through Britney Spears’
is not a living, so I must regularly force “Gimme More,” when it sud-
lifestyle myself out into the world during denly hit
choice. the daytime, energy drink or me — there
This is how coffee always in hand. must be an
life is for People have this misguided easier way
certain feeling of moral superiority for women
people. when it comes to sleep, as if to stay in
When I sleeping at night is the “right” shape.
was born, thing to do, while sleeping any Every
people told other time is “wrong.” time I
Casey my mother I am most productive at frequented
O’Lear to prepare night. I don’t spend every night the gym,
to be whooping it up until 6 a.m. — Jade I would
woken up most of the time, I spend these Sheldon see men
early in the morning to feed me. late hours reading and getting head over
I woke up hungry at about 10 work done. Who are you to tell to the rack
a.m. That’s pretty early for me. me that productivity that occurs of weights and start lifting. I
My father was also a night during the day is of more worth ﬁgured that’s just how it was,
person. We would often have than that which occurs at night? men lift weights and women do
late-night conversations that People who sleep during the cardio. That was until I found
would disturb my mother, who day are stereotyped as lazy or the DVD that changed my
preferred to sleep at 3 a.m. slovenly, which is completely outlook on a good workout —
After a lifetimes’ experience ridiculous. No sleep is funda- Jillian Michaels’ “Ripped in 30.” GARRETT VALENZUELA/NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
of being a night person, and mentally more immoral than I started doing her 30-minute Columnist Jade Sheldon recommends doing leg presses, among other forms of strength training, in
with evidence suggesting it is a another form of sleep. Whether strength training routine with order to achieve toned legs.
hereditary trait, I can assure you it occurs during the day or at ﬁve-pound weights daily.
all that I do not actively choose night, sleep is sleep. I noticed a massive change in if you didn’t have that extra can be done almost anywhere. USE WEIGHT MACHINES
to stay up late and sleep during On a good week, I will average my body. My arms were toned, muscle. Fitness centers offer all kinds
the day. ﬁve hours of sleep per night. my stomach was ﬁrm and my We’ve all seen the com- STRENGTH TRAINING of resistance machines. If you
People have always failed to The rest of the time I spend in leg muscles were more deﬁned. mercials with Sally Fields talking WITHOUT EQUIPMENT really hate going to the gym,
understand the nature of night a perpetual state of exhaustion Along with feeling satisﬁed with about osteoporosis like it’s Try push-ups, pull-ups, you can purchase them for your
people. I cannot emphasize and discomfort because society my body, I also felt fantastic an inevitable disease women crunches and squats. Squats are home.
enough how frustrating it is for will not structure itself conve- mentally. I started to eat will get. Nobody wants to a must for any woman — think I’m sure we’ve all seen
people to tell me that 7 a.m. niently around my sleeping. healthier, have more energy and become the female Quasimodo, about those skinny jeans, the Bowﬂex commercials. This
is “not such an unreasonable I can hope only that someday became stronger. but now there is something we people. is not my preferred method
time to wake up.” People even the whole world will be on Many women are intimi- can do to prevent it. According because half the time these
ask me why I can’t just go to a 24-hour schedule. I often dated by the thought of lifting to Mayo Clinic, “by stressing DUMBBELLS ARE machines look like contraptions
bed earlier and wake up earlier dream of running errands, weights in fear they will end your bones, strength training ESSENTIAL from outer space and can be
(because I cannot). heading into the ofﬁce and up looking like the Incred- increases bone density and I have a set of ﬁve- and complicated to use.
I physically cannot transform attending class in the dead ible Hulk. This is impossible reduces the risk of osteoporosis.” eight-pound weights at home. Whatever method of strength
myself into a morning person of the night. Until then, I because women lack the levels So how can you get started? The beauty of lifting weights is training you choose, remember
no matter how hard I try. This is will continue to ﬁght for the of testosterone men have that My advice is to buy the Jillian that you can do it while you are your body is unique and you
like asking me to start growing legitimacy of night people. allow them to bulk up. Michaels DVD “Ripped in 30.” watching TV. should never compare yourself
blonde hair. Sure, I could dye Preferably after dark. The muscle you will build will The DVD gets you acclimated My method is low weight/ with other women.
my hair for a while, but it would help you burn calories faster. So to lifting weights, and Jillian high reps because it builds
eventually start growing in Casey O’Lear studies journal- a deliciously sweet Tiramisu gives you proper instruction to muscle endurance. The longer Jade Sheldon studies journal-
brown again. ism and English. She can be Martini at the Chocolate Bar ensure you don’t hurt yourself. you lift, the more of a cardio ism and English. She can be
I would have no problem reached at colear@nevadasage- won’t be as detrimental to your However, there are other workout it becomes, which reached at opinion@neva-
being a night person if it weren’t brush.com. body as it would have been options, as strength training burns fat. dasagebrush.com.
SEX AND RELATIONSHIPS
Stop being so emotionally clingy, have sex like a man
tend to have a very 1960s Oh, right, women have sex for until his sociology class at 3 p.m. his parents and more trips to long, sad joke nobody knew the the Machines’ ﬁrst album.
attitude toward sex. an emotional connection and Nothing has changed). Stop Planned Parenthood. punchline to. We’ve spent our “Orgasm Count 2011” is
Recently, someone on men have sex just to have sex. The taking crappy ﬁlms like “Bride First, I want you to put sexual whole lives looking for our Ken about opening yourself up to
Facebook commented that good old expressive vs. instru- Wars” so seriously. It’s not cute interest in front of emotional doll. The search party is off. The new things and conﬁrming
I “have mental argument. Social norms, and these ﬁlms are an insult to interest. Society will say you real party starts now. where your clitoris is located.
sex like a gender roles, blah blah blah. all women. They make us look don’t respect yourself. You will Your bones are young. It’s about how dangerous the
boy.” Bitch, I think we need to kill all petty and obsessed. Hollywood feel the glow of “king,” the glow Explore it. Sink your teeth into norm is. And it’s also about
please. I this emotional nonsense. Love is spoon-feeding you repetitive, of empowering sexuality and it. Bore yourself with something having a shit-ton of orgasms
have sex is a pumped-up, media-born, unimportant social norms that thinking otherwise. other than Cosmopolitan and then telling them to leave
like a man. delusional lie anyway. And it’s act as a mirror for a brick society. Secondly, if you’re in a magazine or dead weight the money on the dresser.
What oh-so ﬂeeting. Females have The brick society is a term I relationship, break up with him articles explaining why you Date yourself. Then cheat on
does it the pussy. Hence, females have use to explain how the masses as soon as humanly possible. shouldn’t go home with yourself. But then go home to
mean to the power. So stop being so are ever conforming. The brick You two aren’t going to last creepers. yourself.
have sex pathetic. wall is ugly and it’s time to anyway. Someone always loves You’re not retarded — yet Fourth, have sex like a man.
like a boy Stop waiting for him to knock it down, bitch. someone more than the other, they talk to you like you are.
Caitlin or girl? text you back. Stop checking Take a chance on a metamor- and someone is always secretly Flock to real art and writing, Caitlin Thomas studies English
Thomas More his Facebook ﬁve times a day phosis. This transition is titled really annoyed at the other...or the kind that screams at you to and women’s studies. She can be
curiously, (spoiler alert: he’s still playing “Orgasm Count 2011,” and it secretly plotting a murder. “think.” Flock to pornography. reached at opinion@neva-
how do women have sex? “Halo” and smoking weed starts now. Fewer trips to see Monogamy has always been a Third, listen to Rage Against dasagebrush.com.
A8 • OCTOBER 4, 2011 arts & entertainment nevadasagebrush.com
Pop-punk genre can survive on mainstream radio stations
he beginning of the 21st First, it’s the group’s ﬁrst and most of those that still are industry took the style and of bands that changed their ‘90s and early 2000s and have
century will perhaps album in eight years, with a around have shifted to a more tried to change it to be more sound, have praised “Neighbor- shown they are still heavy-
always be remembered nasty breakup in 2005 and radio-friendly style. radio-friendly. Around 2008, hoods” for sounding a lot like weights today.
as the decade where drummer Travis Barker nearly While some abandoned there was a strange shift in the Blink-182’s previous albums. It’s now time for these new
pop-punk ruled the music dying in a plane crash in 2008. ship, other pop-punk bands pop-punk scene. A lot of the bands to make the next wave
industry. With a long wait for the new and fans have remained loyal bands that once were exclusive Though the album isn’t a of pop-punk even stronger.
Blink-182 album, a swell of anticipation to the genre throughout these among the Vans Warped Tour complete copy of its former Pop-punk is a timeless genre
rocked surrounded the release. tumultuous years. Bands like crowd were being played on work, the band succeeds in that can cross boundaries with
the MTV But what this album’s release Man Overboard have shirts that major radio stations, with staying true to the band that its ability to fuse two unlikely
Video Music really brings forward is the say “Defend Pop Punk,” and songs that sounded more pop fans ﬁrst fell in love with while styles into something that ap-
Awards with state of pop-punk today. In New Found Glory is currently than ever. still managing to evolve its peals to many fans. Pop-punk is
aerody- 2003, when its last self-titled headlining a tour titled “Pop Now that’s not to say that sound. This duality shows the a genre that should be around
namic little album was released, pop-punk Punk’s Not Dead.” radio exposure is selling true lasting power of Blink- for many more years.
people and was a thriving genre and While these bands have out — a band being played on 182’s music. While making money is
an arsenal continued to grow up until a remained true to their roots, the radio actually helps more It is admittedly easier for incredibly difﬁcult for young
Zoe of parody few years ago. other bands (sadly including people be able to listen to their a well-recognized band like bands in a declining music
Wentzel videos. Bands such as Fall Out Boy, Good Charlotte and Green Day) creative ideas. The issue is that Blink-182 to stick to their guns industry, there is room for
Green Day New Found Glory and All have given in to the trends of bands completely alienated a because they already have a those willing to take the plunge
made being Time Low beneﬁtted from the music industry, and it’s good portion of their fan base. huge fan base, which many of to save pop-punk. Bands like
cosmetically deﬁant cool again. the popularity of Blink, and if clear there is a change that Such bands were changing the bands attempting to receive The Wonder Years and Set Your
Good Charlotte made hating you were to ask most young needs to happen in order to dramatically in the short radio play do not have. This, Goals are successfully making
celebrities while simultane- bands today, they would likely defend pop-punk. course of one album. Their though, is no excuse for these moves in the industry and are
ously being one an absolutely accredit Tom Delonge, Mark Blink-182 went on a break sounds didn’t progress but were bands to alienate the fans who playing great pop-punk.
awesome thing. Hoppus and Barker as to why with a massive fan base that instead completely different. were there from the beginning. Blink-182 breathed new life
In short, these pop-punk they are in a band. spanned throughout a variety into the genre it helped propel.
patrons paved the way for of listeners, including those POP-PUNK RENAISSANCE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS Now it’s up to the youth to keep
angst-ﬁlled teenagers across THE DEATH OF A GENRE who wouldn’t usually buy a The new Blink-182 album, What up-and-coming bands the movement going forward.
the globe. This is why the Despite its inﬂuence, rock album. This resulted in a “Neighborhoods,” proves that need to realize is that it’s not
recently released album pop-punk has lost its esteem time when the blooming genre pop-punk can still hold its impossible to be popular and Zoe Wentzel can be reached at
“Neighborhoods,” by a recon- in recent years. Many bands was left headless. ground in today’s music indus- pop-punk at the same time. arts-entertainment@neva-
ciled Blink-182 is so special. have split or gone on hiatus, Unfortunately, the music try. Fans, including members Blink-182 did it in the late dasagebrush.com.
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nevadasagebrush.com OCTOBER 4, 2011 • A9
Thrilling ‘House’ leaves viewers wondering
Daniel Craig, Rachel
Weisz and Naomi
PG-13 for violence,
terror, some sexuality
and brief strong
By Nathan Conover
After walking out of the movie
theater, Jim Sheridan’s (“My Left
Foot”, “Brothers”) latest ﬁlm,
“Dream House,” gave me a lot
to think about. From a critical
perspective, it fell short in several
ways. However, from the view-
point of an average moviegoer
seeking simply to be entertained,
the way “Dream House” unfolded
Will Atenton (Daniel Craig,
“Casino Royale”) and his wife
Libby (Rachel Weisz, “Deﬁnitely,
Maybe”) move out of the city and
into a quiet, peaceful neighbor-
hood where they intend to raise
their two daughters in Will’s
dream house. The situation
becomes more intense when the
family ﬁnds out that the murders
of another family took place in
the house ﬁve years ago.
If you’ve seen the theatrical
trailer for “Dream House” you’ve COURTESY OF UNIVERSAL PICTURES
already seen the major plot twist Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz star in “Dream House,” which follows the story of a family that begins experiencing unexplained phenomenon when they move from New York
(can it even be called a twist if it’s City to New England.
revealed before the movie comes
out?). About halfway through the the storyline instead of a cliché somewhat confusing plot. The of the ﬁlm were unoriginal for tive family man to a heartbroken, look at it, “Dream House” will
ﬁlm, Will is talking to a psychia- twist at the end. ﬁnal scene of the movie may the psychological thriller genre, lonely, confused man and back give you something to ponder. It
trist at the Greenhaven Mental The duration of the ﬁlm focus- be viewed by some people as taking concepts from movies like again, while Libby turns in a might not be considered for any
Institute, asking him who killed es on Will struggling to decipher another twist, albeit a weak one, “The Shining” and “The Ami- great performance as the loyal, Oscars, but it does a good job of
the family that previously lived what is real and what is not, with but I saw it more as the last piece tyville Horror.” Also, the quality loving wife. Watts also doesn’t entertaining, which deﬁnitely
in the home. The doctor leans help coming from his next-door of the puzzle. It’s not a moment of the script was below average. disappoint with her role as the makes it worth seeing.
in dramatically and tells him – neighbor, Ann Paterson (Naomi where you gasp in shock, but Yet the great performances from sympathetic neighbor who gives
he is that man. Because this is Watts, “The Ring”). Throughout an “Aha!” moment, because you Craig, Weisz and Watts did help off the “I know something you Nathan Conover can be reached
revealed so early in the movie, it the movie, you continue to ﬁnd ﬁnally ﬁgure everything out. make up for it. don’t know” vibe. at arts-entertainment@neva-
actually becomes a major part of clues that bring clarity to the Unfortunately, several aspects Will goes from a happy, protec- No matter which way you dasagebrush.com.
Theater students prep
for innovative ‘Hamlet’ Wilco’s latest fuses old style with new
By Katrina Beedy By Leanne Howard WILCO
THE WHOLE LOVE
Shakespeare lovers are in ➤ Preview performances
P i f Wilco has been called many Release Date:
for a treat this fall as the Uni- of Hamlet in the Original things: alternative rock, Ameri- Sept. 27
versity of Nevada, Reno hosts Pronunciation will take cana, “Dad rock,” good, bad, Genre:
the world premiere of Shake- ironic, depressing — the list is Alternative Rock
place Nov. 1-3, with all other
speare’s “Hamlet” in its original endless.
performances happening Grade:
Elizabethan pronunciation. The band has won two Gram-
Directed, produced and acted
between Nov. 4-20. mys (both for 2004’s “A Ghost is
by a group of world-renowned ➤ For more information, visit Born”) and has been nominated
Shakespearean scholars, this www.unrsota.org. for several more, but it’s also lyrics progress: “Maybe you’ve
production marks the ﬁrst been the darlings of the indie noticed I’m not the same / As
time in 400 years that Hamlet canter. If anything, we have an scene and beyond with “Yankee almost anyone,” Tweedy sings
will be presented in the original easier time understanding the Hotel Foxtrot.” The band even in time to the raucous chorus
Shakespearean dialect. language.” have a beer named after it. beat. At ﬁrst, his words seem
It all started when Eric Many have likened the dialect But the band’s brilliance lies in ironic, but the more times you
Rasmussen, dramaturge and ex- as something in between an its ability to transcend all those hear the song, the more you
ecutive producer for “Hamlet,” American and British accent. The categories while simultaneously realize he sounds completely
met British actor Ben Crystal in hard “r” is pronounced at the end touching on each one, and the serious.
London. Rasmussen, who has of words, while the “g” is dropped recent release of “The Whole The words emanate a secure
worked with such actors as Ian at the ends of other words. Love” accomplishes just that. insecurity in a way that only
McKellan and Judi Dench, knew Although the language is height- In fact, this eighth studio album Tweedy’s lyrics can do. “I mope
that Crystal, with his impressive ened through Shakespeare’s could not be more aptly named; and I cry and I attack,” he
acting experience and knowledge poetry, the use of OP brings us it encompasses everything there sings later in the song, making
of everything Shakespearean, about as close as we can get to is to love about Wilco. the chorus even more telling.
would be perfect to play the part simulating the way people spoke Any Wilco album would be For Wilco, fun rock music is
of Hamlet. Crystal agreed and in Elizabethan England. incomplete without some good inextricably intertwined with
moved to Reno, with plans to Despite its emphasis on lan- ol’ Midwestern rock ‘n’ roll, and the sometimes disappointing, COURTESY OF DBPM
stay here until production wraps guage and dialect, the produc- “The Whole Love” is no excep- always depressing truth about Wilco recently released its eighth studio album, “The Whole Love.”
up in mid–to-late November. tion team plans simplicity in tion. life — but deftly enough that it’s The album follows the group’s 2009 release, “Wilco (The Album).”
“Because we had the op- other areas. Performances will The album moves from its up- not obvious at all. “The Whole Love” is the ﬁrst release on Wilco’s own record label,
portunity to bring Ben Crystal, take place in the small Redﬁeld beat ﬁrst single “I Might,” which The songs, with Wilco’s brand dBpm.
we’ve had him do a lot of Studio Theater, where the actors incorporates a catchy hook and of honest, bare-bones critique
outreach, like workshops and will be close to the audience. classic Wilco instrumentation, of life, are where the genius of clarify, deﬁne and ease one song fades out after its oddly
lectures in local high schools,” “We have a contemporary, to what is probably the album’s “The Whole Love” reveals itself another. cathartic rush of emotion, it
Rasmussen said. “We’re trying simple set,” Crystal said. “The happiest track, “Dawned on most openly. The lyrics of “Born However, as complex as leaves behind a peaceful accep-
to generate excitement about play is all about the text, origi- Me.” Alone” are scattered with vaguely Wilco’s brand of rock is, their tance in its silent wake — and
Shakespearean culture.” nal pronunciation and caliber “Heart of coal / Heart of gold / melancholic riddles — “Please slower songs can be the most just enough content to make
In particular, Shakespearean of the actors. In truth, we don’t So I’m told,” sings frontman Jeff come closer to the feather beautiful as well as the most you ready to listen to the whole
culture comes to life with the use need anything but a bare stage Tweedy, turning references to smooth lens ﬁre / Sadness is my heartbreaking. album again.
of Original Pronunciation, or OP . and the imagination of the classic Americana into a brutally luxury” — but for the most part This album’s ﬁnal track, “One “The Whole Love” offers its
“The dialect (of OP) is a bit audience.” honest self-assessment in a way of the still-upbeat song, they are Sunday Morning (Song for Jane listeners their favorite parts of
earthy, sort of a melting pot of Above all else, the actors and that only he can do. easy to nod your head to and Smiley’s Boyfriend),” comprises Wilco’s music and then some. Its
accents,” Rasmussen said. “The production team have a pro- And it is precisely that thread of ignore. 12 minutes of Tweedy’s deep, delicate mix of rock ‘n’ roll and
poetry in the lines comes out found respect for Shakespeare. frank, almost melancholic self- However, the song rises to its gentle, utterly heartrending sadness promises to be a perfect
because the original rhyming David Fenimore, an English knowledge that runs through climactic ending with the simple crooning. accompaniment for every emo-
can ﬁnally be heard.” professor who will play the ghost “The Whole Love”— and indeed phrase, “I was born to die alone” “I fell in love with the burden tion.
Director Rob Gander said in of Hamlet’s father said, “The through all of the Wilco canon — and that straightforward yet / Holding me down,” he sings, The band sticks to its promise:
OP even words like love and heart of the play, or any of Shake- — ﬁlling it with complexities killing phrase seems as much a accompanied by acoustic when life gets you down, Wilco
prove would have rhymed. speare’s plays, is very human.” that make it much deeper than part of the wild, powerful instru- guitar and a soft beat, and the will love you, baby.
“The OP accent is indicative your average rock album. mental ending that follows as it melancholia that has been
of the way the text was originally Katrina Beedy can be reached at Another apparently straight- would if it were another guitar subtly hidden throughout the Leanne Howard can be reached
written,” Crystal said. “It ﬁts the arts-entertainment@neva- up rock song, “Standing O,” riff. rest of the album is plainly and at arts-entertainment@neva-
text and allows the rhythm to dasagebrush.com. becomes more intense as its For Wilco, rock and sadness unapologetically visible. As the dasagebrush.com.
A10 • OCTOBER 4, 2011 nevadasagebrush.com
Venues add spice to downtown Reno
“We want to elevate the percep- An array of colored lights and Sarah Nadeau, a local resident,
By Casey O’Lear tion of downtown Reno in both the neon signs guide customers past was hoping to open a rock climbing
eyes of the locals and visitors,” Bour- Órale Tequileria, a tequila bar that gym of her own, but concedes that
small crowd gathers lin said. “We want to give people offers more than 100 different CommRow is a useful facility for
under the Reno Arch another option for entertainment types of the alcohol that also can locals.
on Virginia Street. Their downtown that’s completely out- be mixed up in the bar’s specialty “It’s awesome for the area,” she
heads are craned upward, of-the-box from what we’ve had for margaritas. said. “It’s very touristy. There are
their outstretched arms pointing many years. We have a lot of excit- At the back of the ﬁrst ﬂoor is a lot of different things inside —
at a climber nearing the top of the ing things happening downtown what will be a front desk for the different types of drinking and a
world’s tallest rock climbing wall. and a lot of wonderful neighbors, hotel that will begin operating hotel.”
The crowd bursts into applause and we’re just complementing the next year, as well as a bone-shaped While CommRow does not hope
as the climber reaches the top, existing entertainment downtown couch and play area for dogs, which to see gaming stricken from down-
surveys downtown Reno from 164 with something totally different for are welcomed inside CommRow. town Reno, it does want to see the
feet above the ground and begins the area.” On the second ﬂoor of the build- local economy branch out into
to make his way back down. When visitors step inside, ing, customers can grab gear to hit more diverse areas.
This weekend, CommRow opened they are greeted by a number of the 164-foot outdoor rock climbing “I think maybe the time has
its doors in the building that was pleasing aromas from the eleven wall or practice their skills on indoor come that we can look at additional
formerly Fitzgerald’s Casino and CommRow eateries. Immediately rock climbing boulders. The boul- sources of revenue and attracting
Hotel on the corner of Virginia inside the building is Checkout, ders ﬁll the majority of the ﬂoor with tourists,” Bourlin said. “On top of
Street and Commercial Row. The a coffee and tea shop that also about 2,500 feet of climbing area. that, we’re giving the locals some-
site, once ﬁlled with slot machines sports a wall of colorfully bound Greg Hattrup, a 25-year-old thing to do. Locals just don’t come
and poker tables, now maintains books up for grabs as part of its information systems major, came downtown very often unless there’s
a “No Smoking. No Gaming. No miniature library. At the center to CommRow’s BaseCamp to check a reason.”
Whining” policy, as the venue aims of CommRow’s first floor is Da out the recreational opportuni- Bourlin said that most locals do
to revitalize the downtrodden area Stand, a Chicago-style restaurant ties. Hattrup said he occasionally not spend time downtown or in the
of downtown Reno that has been that serves spicy Italian meats on climbs at RockSport Reno, the only casinos. She said she hopes Com-
suffering in a poor economy. freshly made dunk bread. other indoor rock climbing facility mRow will provide these people
“This is a town that is known for Linda Newberg, a local resident, in town, and was excited to try out with something to attract them to
being able to smoke in most estab- has been anticipating the opening the walls at CommRow. the area.
lishments that aren’t food-related, of CommRow for months. She “Walking in, I saw the bars and In addition to providing rec-
and you’ll always ﬁnd a slot machine turned up for its grand opening cer- food downstairs,” he said. “I think reation for the local community,
when you’re looking around,” said emony to try out the unique brand it’s a great idea. I can’t tell you how CommRow hopes to revitalize a
Natasha Bourlin, communications of restaurants that will be joining many times my buddies and I go struggling economy in many ways.
director for CommRow. “We’re not the community. climbing and neglect eating. Now The venue has already provided
using the typical business model “This is an awesome idea,” she we just have to go downstairs.” more than 100 jobs to residents,
that has been, for a very long time, said. “I think it has potential to While the indoor bouldering and hire more in its later phases.
a Reno standard.” be very successful. The prices are facility offers climbing options for Next April, the hotel on the Com-
Aside from the 164-foot outdoor right, and it’s even visually good to children and beginners, the out- mRow property will open, provid-
rock climbing wall afﬁxed to the the eye. It doesn’t all look the same door rock wall is what is gaining the ing at least 100 more jobs, Bourlin
outside of the building, CommRow when you’re walking through — most interest from the public. More said.
features a number of restaurants, each place has different colors and experienced climbers can test their
bars and entertainment venues decorations that are unique to that skills on the world’s tallest rock Casey O’Lear can be reached at
under one roof. place.” climbing wall. firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY TARA VERDEROSA AND GARRETT VALENZUELA /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
➤ What: A 164-foot outdoor rock climbing wall,
two indoor boulders with more than 2,500 feet of ➤ Checkout
climbing and a kids’ rock climbing area. ➤ What: Specialty coffee, tea and pastries can be
➤ Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for children for a day pass, enjoyed in a comfortable location that also hosts a
$5 for equipment rental library and board games.
➤ Hours: from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday - Wednesday,
➤ Cargo from 6 a.m. - 12 a.m. Thursday - Saturday
➤ What: Atop the CommRow building, Cargo hosts
yoga and other ﬁtness classes by day and features a ➤ Da Stand
full bar and live music once the sun goes down. ➤ What: Handmade sandwiches using Chicago-
style Italian beef, sausage and dunk bread are served
and meant to be eaten standing up at the counter.
➤ Hours: from 3 - 10 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and
Tuesday, from 3 - 10 p.m. Wednesday, from 3 p.m. - 12
a.m. Thursday, from 3 p.m. - 2 a.m. Fri. and Saturday
➤ What: A Mediterranean grill that offers everything
from gyros and Greek fries to tabouli salad and
souvalaki. The kitchen is on display and chefs slice
and fry the food right in front of waiting customers.
➤ Hours: from 3 - 10 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday
and Tuesday, from 3 - 10 p.m. Wednesday, from 3
➤ Centric Cabaret p.m. - 12 a.m. Thursday - Saturday
➤ What: A cabaret and dance venue on the ﬁrst ﬂoor
of the CommRow building, which features a full bar, ➤ Qué
live music and swanky old Hollywood-style booths. ➤ What: A Mexican restaurant specializing in
➤ Hours: from 3 - 10 p.m. Sunday - Wednesday, from chicken, pork, beef and vegetarian tacos and
3 p.m. - late Thursday - Saturday gorditas, including freshly-made chips, salsa and
➤ Órale Tequileria ➤ Hours: from 3 - 10 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday
➤ What: A tequila bar that stocks more than 100 and Tuesday, from 3 - 10 p.m. Wednesday, from 3
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nevadasagebrush.com UNLV GUIDE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
ILLUSTRATION BY JETT CHAPMAN
As Nevada looks to keep the Fremont Cannon for the seventh year in
a row with a win over UNLV on Saturday, with both teams owning a 1-3
record, this matchup is much more unclear than in years past.
Might a Rebels upset be in the cards?
BY JUAN LÓPEZ | JLOPEZ@NEVADASAGEBRUSH.COM
or the ﬁrst time in recent memory, the of more than four games in the series and the Wolf
battle for the Fremont Cannon is more of Pack claiming three such streaks. Since 1989, only
a toss up than a sure bet. While previous once has a team won this game and not gone on to
Nevada teams boasted unquestioned win at least ﬁve of these matchups in a row.
leaders, this year’s team is still searching for its iden- That brings up the question: When will the next
tity one-third of the way through the season. streak come?
As for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, while its It has to start sometime.
losing ways have not changed, it shocked many in We spoke with team reporters across Nevada with
stomping Hawaii 40-20 on Sept. 14. more than 65 combined years of covering these col-
The civil war for the Cannon has been one of legiate football teams, asking them to analyze the
streaks, with the Rebels owning two winning streaks game.
Reporter: Mark Anderson Reporter: Dan Hinxman Reporter: Chris Murray Reporter: Joe Santoro
Publication: Las Vegas Review-Journal Publication: Reno Gazette-Journal Publication: Reno Gazette-Journal Publication: Silver and Blue Sports
Years covering UNLV football: 13 (Also Years covering Nevada football: 24 Years covering Nevada football: 2 Years covering Nevada football: 23
covered the Wolf Pack football team for Percentage chance that Rebels beat the Percentage chance that Rebels beat the Percentage chance that Rebels beat the
Reno Gazette-Journal from 1994-98) Wolf Pack: 25 Wolf Pack: 15 Wolf Pack: 5
Percentage chance that Rebels beat the Score prediction: Nevada 38, UNLV 21 Score prediction: Nevada wins by 21 Score prediction: Nevada 35, UNLV 14
Wolf Pack: 30 points
Score prediction: Nevada 32, UNLV 21 The biggest concern for Nevada entering With more than 20 years of covering
this game is its quarterback carousel, said The largest variable in this game is both Wolf Pack football under his belt, Joe
Mark Anderson has seen the civil war Dan Hinxman, a columnist at the Reno teams’ inconsistency, said Chris Murray, Santoro’s seen his fair share of both good
from both sides. As a beat writer for both Gazette-Journal. the football beat writer at the Reno and bad Nevada teams.
teams (Nevada from 1994-98 and UNLV With senior Tyler Lantrip failing to ﬁnd Gazette-Journal. And Santoro’s “bad team” radar is
from 1999-present), he’s seen how both any consistency (53.3 completion percent- After putting up more than 500 yards of sounding off.
teams prepare for this matchup, how age to go along with ﬁve interceptions offense and 20 points against powerhouse He pointed at speciﬁc areas on the team
both sets of communities rally around and just two touchdowns), and backup Oregon in week one, Nevada looked ter- such as the lack of a pass rush on defense
their team and how big of a deal the freshman Cody Fajardo being injured, rible against San Jose State just one week (outside of defensive tackle Brett Roy who
coaches make of the game — and no one Hinxman doesn’t see a solution coming to later, scoring 17 points and struggling to has all ﬁve of the team’s sacks), poor special
matches Wolf Pack head coach Chris Ault’s this important question soon. move the ball, Murray said. teams play (Nevada allows 24.6 yards per
intensity, he said. “I just don’t think Lantrip and the And on the Rebels side, after defeating kick return, good for 107th in the nation)
“As far as the general atmosphere, it Pistol (Offense) are the best marriage,” Hawaii 40-20 on Sept. 14, the team got and no wide receiver stepping up alongside
means more to the Reno community,” said Hinxman, who has covered the Wolf whooped 41-16 at home by Southern Utah. Rishard Matthews.
Anderson said. “Everyone in Reno takes Pack for the RGJ, Sparks Tribune and “Both teams go from extreme to “There really isn’t an area on this
it to mean a lot, but I think Ault ﬁnds a The Nevada Sagebrush. “I think Lantrip extreme, so it’s really hard to judge where football team that doesn’t need improve-
way to take it up a notch. You get that could be a good quarterback in a differ- either of them stand,” Murray said. “But ment right now,” he said.
feeling that it just means so much more to ent system, but not this one. And with especially with UNLV, you beat Hawaii by Still, he sees this game as a just-what-
him — more than anyone else involved in (Nevada football head coach Chris) Ault’s 20, then lose to (Southern) Utah by 15… the-doctor-ordered remedy for Nevada.
the game.” comments after the Boise (State) game they’re really unpredictable.” “This game is not about matchups,” he
Anderson doesn’t see Ault taking his foot with Cody (Fajardo) not working hard Aside from inconsistency, an issue said. “This game is about the Wolf Pack
off the gas when it comes to this game, enough to be ready — that’s a comment Murray foresees plaguing Nevada is its getting its own house in order. There
but he does predict a closer matchup than that really raises red ﬂags. It’s really hard red-zone efﬁciency. So far this season, is nothing the Rebels can do or will do
in past years (Nevada has won the last six to see where this quarterback situation is the Wolf Pack has scored just eight that the Pack has to be worried about…
games by an average score of 39.3-19.7). going to go.” touchdowns in 16 trips to the red zone But if the Pack loses — or even if Nevada
“With so many young players on the Stemming off the quarterback position, (inside the opponents’ 20-yard line). Last simply wins a close game — it will say
(UNLV) team, you can see where they Hinxman said whoever starts at that key year, the team scored 50 touchdowns in 75 more about the Pack than it does about
have the makings to be a decent team spot will be the main matchup to watch red-zone trips (67 percent). UNLV.”
down the road, but their inexperience vs. UNLV’s secondary, which is ranked And despite averaging more than 400 When it’s all said and done, Santoro said
makes them unpredictable,” he said. 112th in the nation in pass yards allowed yards per game, Nevada is scoring only he “can’t see” the Wolf Pack losing this
“With Nevada not being able to put up per game (297.75). 20.2 points per game, proving an inability game “no matter how badly it plays.”
points like it used to so far this year, I can “From the numbers, UNLV’s secondary to ﬁnish when it counts — something that “If the (Wolf) Pack loses this game, it
see a closer game. I would like UNLV’s isn’t particularly good,” he said. “They may haunt it against its rival, Murray said. will be the most shocking loss since the
chances a lot more if they had beaten aren’t particularly good in any situation, “They’re being productive, but not Pack lost to (the University of California,
Southern Utah, but that wasn’t the case. for that matter. I think it’s amazing they turning yards into points,” he said. “Only Davis) in 1989,” Santoro said. “First of all,
“Under normal circumstances, this beat Hawaii. I don’t know how that hap- scoring touchdowns half the time when (the game) is at home. Second, the Pack
would be the year for UNLV to take an pened. Either way, after the (Wolf ) Pack getting into the red zone is a big difference needs a victory in the worst way. Third,
advantage, but I still don’t know that establishes the running game, getting the from last year. But the yardage is still the Cannon is at stake. Fourth, the Pistol
because Ault is going to have his team pass going will be important to whether there, showing a ray of light that maybe Offense has never lost to UNLV.
ready.” this team goes over the top.” this offense can be as good as last year’s.” “And ﬁfth, well, it is UNLV.”
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Young Rebels look to snap road woes
By Juan López is the number of consecutive road
games UNLV has lost. The Rebels
The 2011 University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels don’t
seem to be straying too far off the path laid for them four have lost by a combined score of
games into this season. 518-120 in those games.
UNLV is 1-3, marking the seventh time in the last eight
seasons that the Rebels have gone without a winning Additionally, UNLV starts two freshmen and six
record through four games. sophomores, which doesn’t include the underclassmen
But there’s more optimism surrounding this team than it regularly rotates in and out of the game.
normal. This abundance of youth on the ﬁeld has resulted in its
On Sept. 17, UNLV blew out Hawaii 40-20 — the same share of positive surprises (see win over Hawaii) as well
Hawaii who was picked by both the coaches and the media as negative surprises (see loss to Southern Utah).
to win the Western Athletic Conference trophy this season. “We don’t know exactly who we are,” second-year head
And despite losing against Southern Utah on Sept. 24, coach Bobby Hauck said in a TV interview. “We know
the Rebels outgained the Thunderbirds 402-256, meaning we’re young. We believe the future’s bright, but how do
a 2-2 start to the season was not far from reach.
r we get there?”
Heading into its game Saturday But with a young group also comes blind hope.
against the Wolf Pa Pack, the Rebels Anderson, who also covered the Wolf Pack football
are hoping to sta turning the team from 1994-98 for the Reno Gazette-Journal, said
tide in favor of t the south once losing teams with more upperclassmen are more prone
more. to extend their losing attitude.
“It’s been a streaky rivalry “One of the problems with this program is that the
where one tea gets short- players have been beaten down for so long,” Anderson
handed and o one team domi- said. “But with such a young team, they don’t have that
nates,” said M Mark Anderson, problem because they don’t have the problems the older
who has covered the Rebel
cove players do. They’re more naturally optimistic, despite
football team fo the Las Vegas being in a series such as this one where they’ve lost six
Review-Journa for 13 years. times in a row.”
“Like you’ve seen in the
rivalry, Nevada’s dominated
Neva ROAD PAINS
for a while, then UNLV’s
while Dating back to November 2009, UNLV has lost 11
taken the upper hand. With
up straight road games — and the losses haven’t even been
Nevada having some un-
certainties and UNLV being
an The losses have come by a combined score of
somewhat unpredictable 518-120.
because of its young roster,
i “It’s not even that they play bad on the road, they just
this may be one of those
b get slaughtered,” Anderson said. “You almost expect
swing years when the other them to lose when they go on the road.”
team starts to come up.” But the Rebels’ road woes should give them more
freedom, Anderson said.
YOUTH MOVEMENT Because of their expectancy to lose, UNLV players
The Rebels have no
R should feel looser and be able to shut out the Nevada
senio offensive crowd, he added.
lin Something also slightly in the Rebels’ favor is the fact
S o p h o m o re they know they can hang with Nevada.
quarterback During the teams’ last meeting in Reno in 2009, UNLV
Caleb Her- held a 21-14 lead halfway through the second quarter
ring is in the and was down just 35-28 heading into the fourth quarter
COURTESY OF UNLV ATHLETICS SERVICES COURTESY OF UNLV ATHLETICS SERVICES midst of his before imploding in the ﬁnal period.
In his ﬁrst season as starter, sophomore quarterback Caleb Herring has gone 69-of-117 for Senior receiver Phillip Payne leads the team ﬁrst season
607 yards with ﬁve touchdowns and four interceptions. He’s added 95 rushing yards. with 25 catches and four touchdowns. as a starter. Juan López can be reached at email@example.com.
Looking back at key performances
Staff Report and scored ﬁve touchdowns on yards and two touchdowns. behind win in Las Vegas with a
runs of 10, 1, 32, 4 and 89 yards. He’s also deserving of a lifetime 45-yard touchdown pass midway
Throughout the years, players After that game, Ball said, “I achievement award in this series through the fourth quarter to give
from both schools have etched give a lot of credit to the offensive when looking at the numbers he his team the lead for good. He
their names in the rivalry’s line because all the holes that amassed in the three games he ﬁnished the game with 262 pass-
chronicles by exploding for a were there, they were huge. Real played: 508 passing yards and four ing yards and two touchdowns.
huge individual game. big. Like my mother could have touchdowns to go with 48 carries
Let’s take a look back at some of drove through there.” for 510 yards (10.6 yards per carry) FEEL THE PAYNE
those recent key performances: and four rushing scores. Although his team lost, UNLV
KAEP-ING OFF THE WIN wide receiver Phillip Payne
BALLIN’ OUT Former Wolf Pack quarterback WAY BACK WHEN caught eight passes for 170 yards
Nevada running back Mike Colin Kaepernick had his share Contrary to popular belief, the with a long catch of 65 in the 2010
Ball came into the 2009 game as of jaw-dropping games in blue. Rebels were recently dominant game, showing Nevada has a lot
a relative unknown outside of But he perhaps had no single in this series, mostly thanks to to worry about when the teams
the Wolf Pack nation, but put his performance greater than in his quarterback Jason Thomas who meet again Saturday.
name on the map in a big way. teams’ 2008 game. played in the early 2000s. FILE PHOTO /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
On just 15 carries, he racked up He ran for 240 yards and three In the 2002 game, Thomas led The sports staff can be reached at In Nevada’s 2009 game vs. the University of Nevada, Las Vegas,
184 yards (12.3 yards per carry) touchdowns and passed for 176 UNLV to a 21-17 come-from- firstname.lastname@example.org. running back Mike Ball ran for 184 yards and ﬁve touchdowns.
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or as long as I’ve been attending
the University of Nevada, the
Fremont Cannon has always
some of. The mix of a rivalry game and
wanting to prove his doubters wrong
could be the perfect mix for Lantrip
n sports, it is almost blasphemous
to pick against your own team.
But while objectively analyzing
pieces in place to create and maintain a
stable offensive attack.
The Rebels enter the matchup with Week
been blue. Now, I hear doom to have the best game of his season last season’s clash for the Fremont uncertainty in their gameplan. Local
and gloom about how the Rebels might to date. Also, assuming quarterback Cannon, it was apparent that the media and fans have questioned coach
actually stand a chance for the ﬁrst time Cody Fajardo is ready to go, his play is University of Nevada, Las Vegas had no Hauck’s decision making, as the running PEP RALLY
in years. Murmurs are beginning about more similar to Colin Kaepernick’s than chance against the Colin Kaepernick-led attack gained much success early on in When: 6 p.m.
how this could turn Lantrip’s is. And we all know the success Wolf Pack squad. the game against Southern Utah, only to Where: In front of the Joe
the tide of the rivalry. Kaep had against Nevada Southern. But this year, with be forgotten as the game wore on.
But there’s no need to An even bigger factor is that the Reb- Kaepernick and many One of the few bright spots on the Crowley Student Union
worry. The Wolf Pack els suck on defense. Plain and simple. other key players UNLV squad is wide receiver Phillip
is going to win … and Wisconsin racked up 241 yards on the gone, things are much, Payne, who needs one more touchdown Join other students in “learn-
win big. ground. Washington State torched much different. catch to tie the career touchdown mark ing how to be a true Nevada
Nevada Southern’s them through the air with 471 passing If historically- at UNLV, set by Henry Bailey from fan.”
offense has been piti- yards. The only reason Southern Utah’s backed statistics tell 1991-94. Payne moved into 10th place
ful … and that’s put- offensive stats were so unimpressive is us anything, it’s that all-time in receptions with 152 career
ting it nicely. In four
games, the Rebels are
the fact that UNLV quarterback Caleb
Herring was so busy throwing pick sixes Jamie
UNLV is due for a win
in this 42-year battle
The Wolf Pack has experienced many
STOMP OUT THE REBELS
Eggen averaging 304.3 yards that its offense never really saw the ﬁeld Bichelman for supremacy. From setbacks this season as well. The team
per game, 110th in the all that much (Southern Utah ran 60 2000-04, the Rebels opened the season with a 69-20 loss to BBQ
nation. That means Nevada Southern plays compared to UNLV’s 87). held a win streak over powerhouse Oregon and then had to When: 6 p.m.
ranks behind such powerhouse schools Nevada can attack UNLV both ways. the Wolf Pack in this highly anticipated face a talented Texas Tech team before Where: In front of the Joe
as Louisiana Lafayette and North Texas Running back Mike Ball is taking game. From 2005 on, the University of a 30-10 loss to another powerhouse in Crowley Student Union
in that department. advantage of his chance to start, averag- Nevada, Reno has walked away every Boise State.
The Rebels have a quality receiver in ing 99.3 yards per game, 35th-best in time with a win. While the team’s opponents the rest
Phillip Payne and a decent running back the nation. As a team, the Wolf Pack is Overall, the Wolf Pack has as 21-15 of the season are considerably less Eat up while getting a chance
in Tim Cornett, but I’ve yet to see them averaging 228 yards per game. record against the Rebels. talented than the Ducks, Red Raiders to win free tickets to the
have the huge games necessary to win The Union is still clearly paving the way Last week’s bye for the Rebels and Broncos, all three losses are game.
when it matters. Payne’s career highs in on the ground. Also, Ball will be looking to could not have come at a better time. disheartening for the team nonetheless.
receptions and yards came during his
team’s 41-16 loss to Southern Utah for
recapture some of the magic he had the
last time he played UNLV, where he ran
Whereas a team entering a bye week
on a winning streak will likely lose the
UNLV will be looking to avenge the
upset loss to SUU and, if Hauck knows THURSDAY/6
goodness sake. for 184 yards and ﬁve scores. momentum they gained beforehand, what is good for him, will pound the ball MOON OFF
In games where its opponents didn’t And don’t forget about wide receiver the Rebels have had time to assess their through the Wolf Pack’s questionable, When: 11:45 p.m.
fumble the ball four times (see Hawaii), Rishard Matthews. Matthews is averag- shortcomings and tweak the gameplan porous defense. Unfortunately for UNR, Where: The Quad
the Rebels managed just 17, 7 and 16 ing 92 yards per game and is the clear for UNR. Tyler Lantrip is no Colin Kaepernick,
points, the latter coming against a Divi- favorite target. Facing a secondary that With a stunning 40-20 win over and wide receiver Rishard Matthews will
sion II opponent (It’s OK Rebels fans, at gives up about 300 passing yards per Hawaii on Sept. 17, UNLV players and be outshined by the Rebels’ own Phillip Take part in mooning UNLV.
least you were tied at the half, right?). game, Matthews will have a ﬁeld day. fans were ﬁred up for the coming games. Payne.
Now, it’s true the Wolf Pack’s offense
has barely been better in terms of
By the end of it, a 45-17 win against
the Rebels wouldn’t surprise me at
That optimism quickly turned sour
following a devastating loss to Southern
If UNLV wants to have any shot at
winning this game, it will need to at
CAR SMASH & LUNCH
points per game. Nevada has scored just all. Much like 2009, there’s nothing Utah in which the Rebels turned the ball least contain Ball and force Lantrip to
one more point this season (81) than like a rivalry game to kick-start one’s over ﬁve times. beat the Rebels through the air. When: 1 p.m.
the Rebels (80). But, the Wolf Pack is offense and get the season back on Entering this week, the Rebels ﬁeld If the Rebels are able to stop Ball from Where: In front of the Joe
averaging 408.3 yards per game, even track. Thanks for coming Rebels. Enjoy the nation’s 104th-ranked offense and running the ball, then a 34-28 Rebel vic- Crowley Student Union
after its disastrous performance against another long season down south. the 94th-ranked defense. The Wolf Pack, tory is not entirely out of the question.
Boise State. meanwhile, boasted the 15th-ranked Take a swing at the car for $1.
Nevada quarterback Tyler Lantrip Lukas Eggen works on the sports staff at offense and 101st-ranked defense. Jamie Bichelman is the sports editor at
has been the target of criticism from The Nevada Sagebrush. He can be reached Despite Kaepernick’s departure to the The Rebel Yell at UNLV. He can be reached All proceeds beneﬁt Mothers
fans, something that he’s heard at least at email@example.com. NFL, it is safe to say that UNR has the at firstname.lastname@example.org. Against Drunk Driving.
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A glance at the rivalry
FILE PHOTO /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH DAVID CLEVELAND /REBEL YELL
1969 NEVADA 30 UNLV 28
1970 UNLV 42 NEVADA 30 SERIES FACTS
1971 UNLV 27 NEVADA 13 ➤ Nevada leads the series 21-15,
1972 NEVADA 41 UNLV 13 going 12-6 at home and an even 9-9
1973 NEVADA 19 UNLV 3 on the road.
1974 UNLV 28 NEVADA 7
1975 UNLV 45 NEVADA 7 ➤ The Fremont Cannon is awarded
1976 UNLV 49 NEVADA 33
1977 UNLV 27 NEVADA 12 to the winner of this annual game.
1978 NEVADA 23 UNLV 14 UNLV took home the Cannon when
1979 UNLV 26 NEVADA 21 it was ﬁrst awarded to the winner
1983 UNLV 28 NEVADA 18 in 1970.
1985 NEVADA 48 UNLV 7
1987 UNLV 24 NEVADA 19 ➤ Six players on the Nevada roster
1989 NEVADA 45 UNLV 7 are from Las Vegas.
1990 NEVADA 26 UNLV 14
1991 NEVADA 50 UNLV 8 ➤ Famed Nevada football head
1992 NEVADA 14 UNLV 10 coach Chris Ault got his start in
1993 NEVADA 49 UNLV 14 collegiate coaching at UNLV, where
1994 UNLV 32 NEVADA 27 he was a defensive backs and wide
1995 NEVADA 55 UNLV 32 receivers coach from 1973-74. Ault
1996 NEVADA 54 UNLV 17 was inducted into UNLV's Athletic
1997 NEVADA 31 UNLV 14 Hall of Fame in 1991 for being a part
1998 NEVADA 31 UNLV 20 of a team that went 12-0 during the
1999 NEVADA 26 UNLV 12 1973 season.
2000 UNLV 38 NEVADA 7
2001 UNLV 27 NEVADA 12 ➤ Only one Rebels coach in team
2002 UNLV 21 NEVADA 17 history has won his ﬁrst road game
2003 UNLV 16 NEVADA 12
2004 UNLV 48 NEVADA 13 against the Wolf Pack. UNLV coach
2005 NEVADA 22 UNLV 14 Bobby Hauck is looking to be No. 2.
2006 NEVADA 31 UNLV 3
2007 NEVADA 27 UNLV 20 ➤ When UNLV last won the Can-
2008 NEVADA 49 UNLV 27 non on Oct. 2, 2004, the top song
2009 NEVADA 63 UNLV 28 on the Billboard charts was Avril
FILE PHOTO /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH 2010 NEVADA 44 UNLV 26 Lavigne’s “My Happy Ending.”
MESSAGE FROM BLUE CREW PRESIDENT
‘FUNLV’ chants make Nevada look bad on tap for tailgates
veryone is excited for the ﬁrst home years. Never once do I remember hearing FREE T-SHIRTS
game of the year this Saturday these vulgar “FUNLV” chants at any of the By Riley Snyder HOW NOT TO PARTY
against our rivals from the south, the Nevada-UNLV games or any other home ➤ The Blue Crew will be handing out free
Th Bl C ill b h di tf
University of Nevada, Las Vegas — games for that matter. “Beat UNLV” T-shirts throughout the As the University of Nevada ➤ Don’t drink if you’re
D ’t d i k ’
especially freshmen who get to experience With our football program on the rise (six- week leading up to the game. Wolf Pack and University of underage.
their ﬁrst home football game of the season straight bowl game appearances and beating Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels battle ➤ Don’t play any drinking
and ﬁrst Nevada-UNLV UNLV six years in a row), that doesn’t give us for ownership of the Fremont games.
game. reason to be arrogant. one. There is no need to buy the “FUNLV” Cannon, university administra- ➤ Don’t bring a keg or party
There are many things I understand we all want to beat them shirts that people sell. tors will be focused on another bowl.
they will see at the game, no matter what sport it’s in, but there is no Finally, I am asking students not to wear challenge — making sure one of
both positive and negative need for the “FUNLV” chants. Not only does these “FUNLV” shirts, instead support our the largest tailgates of the season
— from the campout to get it make us look bad, it makes the alumni team. Wear your Blue Crew shirt or a blue stays safe. up and support a drunk fan be-
tickets Monday morning and the community at the game think we Nevada shirt to the game. Historically, the Nevada-UNLV hind him throughout the game.
to walking in the student are rude and disrespectful. This game is a “blue out,” and I want game is one of the highest- “I was a little angry, but I ﬁg-
section for the ﬁrst time Let the game do the talking: six-straight everyone to wear blue in the student section. attended football games of the ured someone had to (help him)
at Mackay Stadium. But years of domination over our rivals from the Let’s start a new Nevada-UNLV tradition season, with the 2009 game or he’d get hurt,” Mundell said.
Zack there also will be negatives south. That alone is enough. of not wearing these vulgar shirts and not drawing 24,078 fans to Mac- Because of the strong rivalry,
Fourgis that these new freshmen As Blue Crew President, I am asking taking part in the “FUNLV” chants. kay Stadium, Associate Athletics several incidents have occurred
will encounter, the biggest everyone to please show some sportsman- It’s up to every one of you going to the Director of Communications during the game, including
one being the “FUNLV” chants that were ship Saturday and to not take part in the game this Saturday to stop this disgraceful Rhonda Lundin said. With more ﬁghts between fans, profanity,
ever-so-present two years ago when the “FUNLV” chants. Instead, cheer for our Nevada-UNLV tradition and to start making fans comes an increased risk, the overconsumption of alcohol
Rebels came to town. team. Do the “Wolf… Pack…” chant or “six our student section better. especially in a rivalry game, and a bottle thrown from the
I have lived in Reno my entire life and straight years” — something that is positive. University of Nevada, Reno stands at former UNLV head
went to home games with my family as a Blue Crew and the Department of Tradi- Zack Fourgis is the president of the Blue Crew Police Department Cmdr. Todd coach John Robinson, Renwick
child. I have personally witnessed the rise tions will be handing out “Beat UNLV” shirts at the University of Nevada, Reno. He can be Renwick said. said. In response, both universi-
of our football program throughout the this week at our events so come by and get reached at email@example.com. Campus police have a zero- ties have begun to work together
tolerance policy during tailgat- to eliminate problems, he said.
ing for underage drinking, binge “The last couple of home
drinking and drinking games, games with UNLV have been
Fans remember fond moments of rivalry Renwick said. Acknowledging
that alcohol plays a part on game
day helps foster understanding
about how to work best with
much better, due in part by
collaboration between both
schools, student body, police
departments and administra-
Editor’s note: Prior to Saturday’s fans, Lundin said. tion,” Renwick said in an email.
game, we asked readers to send “Tailgating and drinking are For the most part, students
in stories detailing their favorite ingrained in what people like to remain well-behaved, but it only
memories at a Nevada vs. do with college football,” Lundin takes a handful of fans to create
UNLV football game. Here are said. controversy, Lundin said.
a few of the stories which were Some students, like 19-year “You’re always going to have
submitted: old criminal justice major a fan or two who don’t behave
Andrew Mundell, don’t drink at appropriately,” Lundin said. “Its
Andrew Maurins, University the games, but have to deal with going to happen if you’re here,
of Nevada, Reno 2007 graduate: drunken fans both outside and UNLV, Idaho or Iowa.”
inside the stadium. Last year at
The 2006 game in Las Vegas the Boise State-Nevada game, Riley Snyder can be reached at
was not only my ﬁrst visit to Mundell had to periodically pick firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sin City, but my ﬁrst Associ-
ated Students of the University
of Nevada road trip as well. Our
bus left early Saturday morning
for a 7 p.m. kickoff, and since I
was out of town when the Wolf
Pack liberated the Cannon the
year before, to say I was excited
to make up for lost time would be
an understatement. FILE PHOTO /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
Everything was on schedule up The ﬁerce rivalry on the ﬁeld between the Wolf Pack and the Rebels often stretches off the ﬁeld.
until we reached the Russell Road
exit off Highway 95, or as I later — right down the sideline where UNLV game was my all-favorite and it was pretty awesome just
called it “Russell F***ing Road.” all the Nevada fans were sitting. because when I entered as a listening to the chants that go
From the time the bus began to From there the rout was on, and freshman in 2003, UNLV had back and forth.
approach the exit to the time we when Brandon Fragger took the dominated us since 2000. I just remember being there
actually reached the stadium, we second play of the second half It had been ﬁve-straight years when I was 12 or 13 and hearing
sat in bumper-to-bumper trafﬁc 66 yards for another score, those of UNLV dominance. When the the crowd chanting “Fuck the
for more than TWO HOURS! Ap- hometown fans who had worked Pack won that game, I remember Rebels!” and I was just like, ‘Oh
parently, local law enforcement so hard to get there on time had students rushing the ﬁeld, people my God are they really saying
didn’t get the memo about the no qualms ﬁling right back out to screaming for joy — it was fun. this in the whole crowd?’
37,000 people expected to attend beat the trafﬁc home. Not only was it a close game, but It’s something I’ll always re-
— still to this day a rivalry record. The only thing funnier than that game was critical in jump- member.
Everyone on board, from the seeing that record crowd disap- starting the rest of the season 8-2 Nevada football is all about
driver to the student chaperones, pear was seeing their team kick a after that game, especially since the rivalry and the community
was miserable, and several times ﬁeld goal ... with ﬁve minutes left the very ﬁrst game at home was is builds, and we’re going to kick
we contemplated just getting out in the game. That’s Rebel courage a blowout. UNLV’s ass, hopefully.
and walking to the stadium. for you! We ﬁnished it off right with a
But it all worked out in the end. Final score: Good Guys 31, Bad big win over (the University of Tell us your stories and send us
Even though we didn’t get there Guys 3. Central Florida), too. photos from your experience at
until a few minutes after kick-off, Saturday’s game between these
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at Oregon at San Jose State at Texas Tech at Boise State vs. New Mexico vs. Fresno State at NMSU vs. Hawaii vs. La. Tech at Utah State vs. Idaho
L 69-20 W 17-14 L 35-34 L 30-10 1:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 5 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m. Noon 1:05 p.m.
AP TOP 25
Pair of 1-3 teams set
TALE OF THE TAPE
*Nevada opponents in bold
1. LSU (40) 5-0 * 2011 statistics (national rank in parenthesis)
2. Alabama (12) 5-0
Nevada Category UNLV
3. Oklahoma (7) 4-0
4. Wisconsin 5-0
5. Boise State (1) 4-0 228.75 (14) Rushing 134.5 (76)
6. Oklahoma State
to battle for Cannon 179.50 (100)
13. Georgia Tech
Inconsistency, sloppy play mars both squads 199.5 (101)
Rushing 116 (38)
15. Auburn 4-1 134.8 (84) Pass Efﬁciency 166.69 (117)
16. West Virginia 4-1
17. Florida 4-1 415.75 (97) Total 413.75 (94)
18. South Carolina 4-1 By Lukas Eggen 37 (110) Scoring 42.75 (118)
19. Illinois 5-0
20. Kansas State 4-0 After spending September on the road, Nevada SPECIAL TEAMS/MISC.
21. Virginia Tech 4-1 prepares for its ﬁrst home game. The Wolf Pack’s 36.91(58) Net Punting 38.38 (30)
22. Arizona State 4-1 ﬁrst opponent at Mackay Stadium is also one of its
23. Florida State 2-2 biggest— the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. -1.75 (119) Punt Returns 8.60 (56)
24. Texas A&M 2-2 With both teams at 1-3, the Rebels and the Wolf Pack 20.33 (85) Kickoff Returns 24.27 (23)
25. Baylor 3-1 will be looking to take a step closer to being .500. The
loser could face a tough time becoming bowl eligible -.75 (99) Turnover Margin 0 (62)
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES with four losses before conference play even begins.
Michigan State 154, Houston 68,
Washington 37, Texas Tech 25, THE REBELS ARE BAD…RIGHT? 2011 STATISTICAL LEADERS
Notre Dame 24, South Florida 22, One look at UNLV’s last two games and it would be * (national rank in parenthesis)
Georgia 11, Penn State 9, USC 7, easy to be confused as to just how good the Rebels are.
Southern Methodist 5 UNLV
UNLV is coming off a bye week, which couldn’t have
USA TODAY come soon enough. The Rebels saw a 10-10 game Player Category Avg./Game
against Division II Southern Utah turn into a 41-16
urn into 41 6
loss thanks in large part to three interceptions by
erceptions b Tim Cornett Rushing yds 68.5 (87)
1. Oklahoma (27) 4-0 UNLV quarterback Caleb Herring, all of which were
2. Alabama (21) 5-0 returned for touchdowns.
Phillip Payne Receiving yds 76.2 (58)
3. LSU (10) 5-0 But, in the team’s other three games, Herring
es, Herring Nate Carter Tackles 5.25 (NR)
4. Stanford 4-0 had just one pick, so the question remains as
5. Wisconsin (1) 5-0 to whether Southern Utah was an aberration
errationt James Dunlap Tackles for loss .875 (NR)
6. Boise State 4-0 or a sign of trouble. The week prior, UNLV
7. Oklahoma State 4-0 defeated Hawaii 40-20. Nevada
8. Clemson 5-0 Don’t be fooled. This is a struggling
ng Player Category Avg./Game
9. Oregon 3-1 Rebels team. The Warriors lost four
10. Texas 4-0 fumbles in its loss to UNLV. In its Mike Ball Rushing yds 99.25 (35)
11. Michigan 5-0 three losses, the Rebels failed to
R. Matthews Receiving yds 92.0 (40)
12. Arkansas 4-1 score more than 17 points and
13. Georgia Tech 5-0 gave up 51, 59 and 41 points, B. Marshall Tackles 9.25 (41)
14. South Carolina 4-1 respectively.
Brett Roy Tackles for loss 2.13 (2)
15. Nebraska 4-1 Herring is completing only
16. Illinois 5-0 59 percent of his passes and has
17. Virgina Tech 4-1 ﬁve touchdowns to go along with four ur 2011 WAC STANDINGS
interceptions. Averaging 151.8 passing ng
18. Florida 4-1 Standings Conference Overall
yards per game, it’s clear that UNLV likely won’t be
ikel w t
likely won’t be
19. West Virginia 4-1
turning to Herring to win any games for them.
s r them. hem
them Fresno State 1-0 2-3
20. Michigan State 4-1 Though Herring isn’t exactly the most proliﬁc
o p ol ﬁ
21. Kansas State 4-0 passer in the nation, that doesn’t mean he doesn’t
doesn’t Louisiana Tech 1-0 2-3
22. Florida State 2-2 hill p Payne
have any weapons. Wide receiver Phillip Payne
23. Auburn 4-1 Nevada 1-0 1-3
leads the team in receptions (15), yards (305)
24. Arizona State 4-1 and touchdowns (4). Payne set career highs
er highs hs San Jose State 1-1 2-3
25. Texas A&M 2-2 in receptions and yards in the team’s loss to
s loss Utah State 0-0 1-3
THIS WEEK’S GAME Southern Utah.
The team’s strength is its run game, which
e, which ic Hawaii 0-1 2-3
Nevada vs. UNLV averages 134.5 yards per game. UNLV has
used a one-two punch of Tim Cornett and t and
New Mexico State 0-1 2-3
When: Saturday, 4:05 p.m.
Bradley Randle, who have combined to d Idaho 0-1 1-4
Where: Mackay Stadium average more than 100 yards per game and
(29,993, FieldTurf) s year.
have three rushing touchdowns this year. a
TV: N/A about 300
However, the team averages only about 300
yards of total offense and 20 points per game,
er m UNLV’S SCHEDULE
Season records: Nevada put against
and that’s including its 40-point output against
(1-3 overall, 1-0 WAC), Hawaii. If UNLV is going to beat Nevada, its defense
a efense Date
D t Opponent
O t Time
UNLV (1-3 overall, 0-0 is going to have to step up.
Sept. 1 at Wisconsin L 51-17
SAVING GRACE? Sept. 10 at Washington State L 59-7
All-time series record: efense isn’t m ch
efenense n muc
An added problem is the team’s defense isn’t much
Nevada leads 21-15 better. UNLV is giving up 42.8 points per game and
s per game an and Sept. 17 Hawaii W 40-20
The coaches: Head coach more than 400 yards of total offense. The Rebels
. The Rebels l Sept. 24 Southern Utah L 41-16
Bobby Hauck is 3-14 in have been decent against the run, giving up 116
iving up 116
yards per game, but also have given up nine rushing
shin Saturday at Nevada 4:05 p.m.
his second year at UNLV.
Nevada hall of fame head touchdowns. Oct. 15 at Wyoming 11 a.m.
re UNLV recovered
Aside from the Hawaii game, where UNLV recovered over
coach Chris Ault is in his Oct. 29 Colorado State 3 p.m.
four fumbles, the Rebels have just one fumbleu ble
27th season as Nevada’s
h of which came
recovery and two interceptions, both of which came
coach and has a 220-100-1 Nov. 5 Boise State 7:30 p.m.
ns against Division
against Southern Utah. Which means against Division
s gain isio
inst ivis o
record. forced ju
I opponents not named Hawaii, UNLV has fo ced just
NLV has forced just
V Nov. 12 at New Mexico 7 p.m.
KEY MATCHUP one turnover.
migh i on b h
However, Nevada has struggled mightily on both
i h both Nov. 19 at Air Force 3 p.m.
Lantrip vs. UNLV’s D
L ti UNLV’ sides of the ball as well. The Wolf Pack averages
e Nov. 26 San Diego State 7 p.m.
essentially the same amount of points as the Rebels
Quarterback Tyler Lantrip Dec. 3 at TCU 11:30 a.m.
and has given up more yards per game, on average,
me, , e
struggled against Boise State, than UNLV. Nevada’s game against the Rebels could
he Re els d
throwing an interception and ct together the
come down to which team gets its act together the
t o ethe her
failing to score a touchdown. heart the
most, as both teams get ready for the heart of their
e hear heir
The offense as a whole conference schedules in coming weeks. ks.
looked pitiful as it crossed the
50-yard line just three times n@neva-
Lukas Eggen can be reached at leggen@neva-
total in the loss. Lantrip must dasagebrush.com.
get the Pistol Offense working
against the Rebels or UNLV
could be leaving Reno with the PHOTO/NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
Fremont Cannon. nth
Nevada will be looking to defeat the Rebels for the seventh time in a row Saturday.
MAKING THE CALL
STAFF PICKS DIF
DIFFERENCE MAKER PHILLIP PAYNE
OPTIMIST SAYS: In 2009, the Wolf PESSIMIST SAYS: This is UNLV’s best With UNLV’s offense ranking 110th in the nation in total offense, yards are
Pack’s victory against the Rebels kick- chance in recent memory to beat the hard to come by for the Rebels. However, wide receiver Phillip Payne could
started its season. This season, it does Wolf Pack and the Rebels take advan- provide UNLV with the big plays it needs to come out with a victory. Payne
the same. Quarterback Tyler Lantrip tage. Coming off a bye week, quarter- set career highs in receptions and receiving yards against Southern Utah,
comes out focused, the defense shuts back Caleb Herring has the best game when he had 13 catches for 175 yards. The Rebels may need a similar game
down UNLV’s anemic offense and of his season to date as the Rebels from him to beat the Wolf Pack.
running back Mike Ball has a huge game. offense comes alive. Nevada’s offen- Payne is by far quarterback Caleb Herring’s favorite target, leading the team
UNLV keeps the game close for the sive struggles continue as UNLV shuts SERVICES in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. Teams have had
ﬁrst quarter, but Nevada has its highest down running back Mike Ball and the UNLV wide success in getting receivers open against the Wolf Pack’s secondary this
scoring game of the season. passing game fails to move the ball. receiver season. Payne’s ability to get open and give Herring an option can make
Phillip Payne UNLV into more than just a one-dimensional team.
OUTCOME: Nevada wins 40-17 OUTCOME: UNLV wins 24-14
B6 • OCTOBER 4, 2011 sports nevadasagebrush.com
Huang Richmond said the interna-
tional attention she brought to
the university was huge for the
Boise once up until an 81-yard drive
late in the third quarter.
The Wolf Pack’s offense
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program and good motivation continued its small burst in
helped me get to this level so for all the girls involved. yards and ﬁve touchdowns in the fourth quarter, gaining 163
I could compete in the world “It was just an honor to have 2009. yards on three drives, but Boise
championships.” her there,” Richmond said. “The But Nevada isn’t hung up on State had all but won the game
Although You helped guide neat thing about it was that she the past. at that time.
Huang to the championships, represented the university in a “That’s history and that means “(Our offense) put us in a
Huang said she was unable to higher realm, and other girls on nothing to us,” Ault said at hole, they nailed our defense
coach her during the event be- the team will feed off of that.” Monday’s practice. “It’s about against a wall and it was a just
cause You is not from Taiwan. Although a good inﬂuence this year and about what they’ve a poor performance,” Ault said.
“It was a political thing,” You to the rest of the team, Huang got to do, and Mike sprained his “You can’t play poorly against a
said. “Even though I speak the was still disappointed in her ankle, but he should be OK come defense like that.”
Chinese and have coached her performance. Wednesday. Although its offense played
TONY CONTINI /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH for her college career, I couldn’t One way she copes with ob- “But if you’re not blocking out of character, the Nevada
Helpers lined up to ﬁll bags full of food for needy kids in Nevada. coach in championships be- stacles such as these is through up front it doesn’t matter how defense stepped up to the plate.
cause I’m not from Taiwan.” her belief in God. She prays good of a back you are, because It held Boise State to its lowest
Backpacks Lundin said joining with a
food bank makes a substantial
impact on the community.
Huang’s misfortune in ﬁnish-
ing in the bottom 12 of the
event was attributed mostly to
nearly every day that she will
have success both academically
you’re not going to get any
Players and coaching staff
scoring total of the season (30)
and allowed fewer yards (329)
than South Eastern Conference
CONTINUED FROM PAGE B8
“Because of their buying the coaching change. And she’s not the only one had no answers for ﬁlling the power Georgia Bulldogs (390).
Stadium to pack backpacks power... a lot of times food banks “I knew the coach they gave praying for her success. running-game void Ball left “We held a pretty impressive
of foods for underprivileged can provide four full meals for me, but she didn’t really know “When she’s been through in Boise State on Saturday, as offense to one of their worse
children. every dollar donated,” Lundin how to coach me so I totally lost some hard times, I just pray for Nevada ﬁnished with 59 total games granted the situations
They loaded snack packs with said. all my orientation and all the her,” Huang’s mother Hui-Wen rushing yards. that we were left in,” defensive
a main course (either macaroni The event yielded 350 back- feelings of my dives so it really Huang said. “I tell Grace that I It was the worst mark of the end and team captain Brett Roy
and cheese or Chef Boyardee), packs — half of what the FBNN messed me up,” Huang said. will stand right here praying season, and Nevada now ranks said.
fruit, snacks, fruit juice and a gives out every week. In about You made the trip only to be for her, and she can leave ev- No. 14 in the nation in rushing Nevada will look to carry that
breakfast item. an hour they raised $388 and denied the right to coach her erything to God. Then she feels yards per game (falling from defensive performance over in
Anderson said her biggest mo- provided 1,552 meals. athlete and could only watch more comfortable in diving and No. 7 in the nation). its ﬁrst home game of the season,
tivator to help is thinking of the “We are also hoping people in from home. You noticed her everything.” “Our offensive front, again, but the offense will have plenty
children and the change in their the community pay it forward nervousness during the cham- Huang attends church nearly I’m really surprised with how of questions to answer if they
lives that comes with giving ... and decide to host a party pionships and said she feels she every Sunday and hopes her poorly they played,” Ault said. want to stay competitive in the
them basic survival necessities. (such as this) of their own, or could have been a great help to faith in God will help her to “We just didn’t get anything Western Athletic Conference.
Elementary school guidance give a small money or food her had she been able to coach. continue success at Nevada. going offensively.” “We’re just ready to get home
counselors identify students donation to the food bank,” “It was like she just wasn’t She’s now set her sights to- Nevada had 54 yards up and we want to get a win we’re
who might need this service Lundin said. there, and I was like, ‘Wow she’s ward helping the Wolf Pack win until late in the third quarter, tired of this, you know we’re 1-3
and give them the backpacks on Since the Kraft Fight Hunger just out, just totally not herself,’” the Western Athletic Conference and eight of those yards were now and it was like this back
Fridays. Bowl, Keith Hackett, senior as- You said. “The whole season she tournament and qualifying for through the air. in my sophomore year,” line-
“They send backpacks home sociate athletics director at UNR, didn’t do those kinds of dives, the NCAA Diving Champion- “You know I think we were backer Brandon M. Marshall
with kids who might need a little credits helping feed the hungry but if I could have been there ships as an individual. just making mistakes,” Lantrip said. “Our goal is to win the
extra food over the weekend,” as an important mission for the and she could have performed “When you believe in God, said. “Whether it was me or one WAC championship and that’s
Lundin said. athletics department, university regularly she would have deﬁ- everything is possible,” Huang other person, there was always still in reach, but our other goal
The usual trigger to include a and community. nitely made the top-12.” said. someone not on their assign- is to beat UNLV.”
student is their participation in Although she didn’t perform ment.”
similar programs, such as free Tony Contini can be reached at up to expectations, You and Eric Lee Castillo can be reached Nevada crossed the 50-yard Eric Lee Castillo can be reached at
breakfast or reduced lunch. firstname.lastname@example.org. swim team head coach Mike at ecastillo@nevadasagebrush. line into Boise State territory email@example.com.
Academics it’s not like high school,” the
senior said. “I mean, these
practices are up-tempo and
is something he attributes to
the hard work of his support
system in the athletic depart-
administration cracking the
whip the entire school year.
“If our adviser in the athletic
versity, but then you come
into this setting and it’s such
a strong, structured support
from high school to college
needs their hand held.”
But that doesn’t mean athletes
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coaches are yelling at you every ment. department ﬁnds out about environment that they actually have the work done for them or
She does all this to pay the time you do something wrong. “I’ve had bad preparation something bad, your coach will begin to excel.” have tutoring resources that
bills and maintain a 2.9 grade It’s all mental, and we run the when it comes to tests, and it’s too, so you don’t want (Academ- Student athletes don’t have other students on campus don’t
point average. Pistol (Offense) so it’s all about really helped me out to have ics adviser) Laura (Scott) to get much of an option besides have, Perry said. Athletes aren’t
“You may think we’re dumb, signals which is even more time them on us,” Matthews said. “I mad at you because you know success — the average GPA of put into easy classes or easy
but you don’t look at a lot of our studying.” have weekly meetings so they your coach will too,” Hayes all Nevada student-athletes last majors, which she referred to
GPAs,” Hayes said. “If someone Matthews wasn’t always as on can make sure I did my home- said. “It’s almost like have a school year was a 2.98. Only ﬁve as “curricular grouping.”
wants to say I’m a dumb jock, top of his mental game plan as work and make sure I’m went couple extra moms.” Wolf Pack teams have below a “We can’t get you a degree
they can say what they want but he is now, though. to class, and if you have a bad Nevada swimming and diving 3.0 (Perry wouldn’t specify which with all easy classes at this
it’s not true because I do work “I came in kind of struggling semester they try to do every- head coach Mike Richmond teams were below or above). university because it’s just im-
hard.” academically, you know, and thing they can to make sure you conﬁrmed that coaches are a But is it really the athletes possible,” Perry said. “We need
Nevada wide receiver Rishard (the athletic department does) improve.” facilitator in that department. who are accomplishing this feat to make sure they graduate as
Matthews jokingly gave an open things to make sure you go to With academic advisers, tu- “Until you’re inside of athlet- or do they have their hands held fully functioning individuals
invitation to anyone who thinks the right tutoring, make sure you tors, mandatory study hours ics, it’s hard to understand how through college? The answer is who ready for the world without
he’s a “dumb jock” and wants stay on top of your tasks, and do (six hours per week), regular big the demand of being in an both. a support system before they
to switch places with him for a your homework,” he said. academic progress check-ups athletic program is,” Richmond “When they come in, they graduate.”
day. Overcoming a habit of poor (every six weeks), and a full staff said. “We may have an athlete do have their hand held,” Perry
“We have practice out in the test preparation and working of individuals ready to help, that struggled academically said. “Frankly, every student Eric Lee Castillo can be reached at
sun, working hard until 5, and through his academic struggles student athletes at Nevada have before they came to the uni- who is making the transition firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Inside Scoop 3
The number of times the Nevada football
team’s offense crossed the 50-yard line
into Boise State territory in its 30-10 loss
on Saturday at Bronco’s Stadium.
B7 • OCTOBER 4, 2011
Vs New Mexico State 7 p.m.
Vs Louisiana Tech 1:30 p.m.
THE SKINNY: After opening
its conference season with
three losses, the Wolf Pack
looks to pick up its ﬁrst
conference victory against
the Aggies and the Lady
Techsters. The Wolf Pack
is coming off 3-0 losses to
Hawaii and San Jose State.
Nevada needs to pick up
some victories or it will lose
ground on the conference’s
top teams, putting it out of
contention for the regular
season title which might put
it in danger of missing the
Western Athletic Conference
Vs UNLV 4:05 p.m. Saturday
FILE PHOTO/NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
THE SKINNY: The Wolf Pack Wessim Derbel won the consolation Flight B
hosts its ﬁrst home game singles tournament at the Men’s Bulldog Tennis
of the season against the Classic in Fresno on Sunday.
University of Nevada, Las
Vegas. Nevada is looking to RIFLE TEAMS PERFORM WELL IN
avoid a 1-4 record. Wolf Pack SEASON OPENER
Quarterback Tyler Lantrip
struggled to get the offense The Nevada men’s and women’s riﬂe
moving against Boise State team opened up the 2011-12 season with a
and could be in some hot win over the University of Texas, El Paso and
water if he struggles again Columbus State Saturday in El Paso, Texas.
against the Rebels’ defense, Nevada won the match, scoring 4,622
which statistically is one points, while UTEP and Columbus State to-
of the worst in the nation. taled 4,600 and 4,582 points, respectively.
Nevada hasn’t lost the battle ERIC LEE CASTILLO/NEVADASAGEBRUSH
In air riﬂe, Dempster Christenson led
for the Fremont cannon in six After the Nevada football team’s four-game road trip was over, the bus used for the Associated Students of the University
of Nevada trip to Boise broke down about two hours into the trip back to Reno. This was the scene for about six hours. Nevada, scoring 588 points. In smallbore,
Christenson also led the team with 577
SOCCER points while teammate Cliff Little had 576
Vs Louisiana Tech 7 p.m.
At New Mexico State noon
Busted bus ends tribulations points.
“It was a great match,” head coach Fred
Harvey said. “This has been arguably the
best start to a season in 10 years. I am excit-
ed for the direction of the program and look
THE SKINNY: The Wolf
Pack’s conference season
starts with Nevada hosting the
Lady Techsters. Nevada head
on 2,500-mile road trip forward to the team continuing to perform
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS OFF TO
coach Missy Price will try to novel could be written inside. Thank God that window was Boise State. A SOLID START WITH SIX VICTORIES
get her team to bounce back about the bumps I a smidge open. I was lucky enough to catch a
from a slow start, as the Wolf encountered on Wolf Pack So after breaking in the car and seat on the Associated Students of The University of Nevada men’s tennis
Pack ﬁghts for a spot in the football team’s four-game, freshening myself up, we made it the University of Nevada bus trip to team earned two titles at the Bulldog Clas-
conference tournament. near 2,500-mile road trip, but here’s to the game with about 10 minutes Boise, Idaho. sic Sunday as senior Wessim Derbel and
the short-and-sour version: to spare. Mission accomplished Sounds great, right? Wrong. We sophomore Victor Ouvrard each won their
It started in — barely. had to leave at 2 a.m. Saturday, and singles draws.
WHO’S HOT Eugene, Ore. with The tribulations continued next sleeping on the bus was no easy task. Derbel defeated David Ayoun of Fresno
my photographer week in San Jose. I got about ﬁve hours of sleep and State 6-1, 6-0 in the ﬁnals of the consolation
and I arriving at The assistant news editor and I ar- woke up with a gnarly kink in my
MEN’S TENNIS B draw, earning the Wolf Pack its ﬁrst indi-
about 3 a.m. The rived about 40 minutes before kickoff neck. But surprisingly, it was the road
Derbel won the Flight B vidual title of the season.
game started at and still had to retrieve our press back that had everyone complaining.
12:30 p.m. I would and parking passes. So we parked Our bus broke down about two
“Wessim gained valuable match time,”
singles event at the 2011 Men’s
wake up at about illegally, and I started running again. hours outside of Boise, somewhere head coach Erik Burton said. “He is growing
Bulldog Tennis Classic. Derbel stronger every match in preperation for re-
kickoff to get my I didn’t mind though, because I in the-middle-of-nowhere Idaho.
entered the Wolf Pack’s ﬁrst gionals in Vegas later this month.”
eight hours of don’t have much time to exercise Surrounded by farmland and ﬂies,
tournament of the season as sleep, but eight anyway. It was multitasking in a we waited for nearly six hours so a Ouvrard completed his run through the
the No. 1 seed in the event and Eric Lee hours is never an sense. mechanic from Boise could come ﬁx A draw consolation bracket with a 6-4, 6-7,
gained valuable playing time in Castillo option the night The funny part is I was running our problem. Why did it take so long? 10-8 win over Daniel Sardu of Oregon.
preparation for ITA Regionals before game day. around Spartan Stadium in a Wolf I have no idea, but after watching “Victor played very solid after a tough
Plus, I had two pre-game stories to Pack shirt. So of course I got the two movies and reading two ﬁrst day, and his mind set was always great
later this month in Las Vegas.
put on the website before 10 a.m. typical “run, Forrest, run” calls and newspapers from a nearby Chevron throughout the weekend,” Burton said.
So I slept for three hours and got someone shouted, “Look at his hair (the only store in sight), we ﬁnally The women’s team earned four victories
back on my grind. I ﬁnished in time, blow in the wind!“ I got a kick out of were on our way back to Reno. Saturday at the Cal Nike Invitational.
THE UNION begged my photographer to get out that. I got home at about 3 a.m. And as a Nevada junior Sophie Stevens defeated
of bed, and all I had left to do before I literally ran around the entire cherry topper, I was locked out of my Kimmie Cox of Santa Clara 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 to
the game was get my press pass. stadium because both will calls own house. reach the semiﬁnals of the blue singles ﬂight.
The Wolf Pack offensive line Sounds easy, right? Wrong. Our turned me away, saying my passes I crawled through the kitchen Stevens also teamed with newcomer
is touted as the foundation of passes were at a hotel about four weren’t there. In reality, there was an window above the sink, broke a few Juliette Legendre to reach the semiﬁnals of
the team by head coach Chris miles away, and we couldn’t drive ignorant individual working at that dishes and crawled to my bed, where the blue doubles ﬂight. Teammates Faith
Ault, but for two consecutive there. Streets were blocked off to will call, because I backtracked and I stayed until 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Bassiouny and Gabriela Eufrasio reached the
streamline the trafﬁc heading to the found it there. After four weeks of hustling, I don’t
weeks (at Texas Tech and at semiﬁnals on the opposite side of the draw
game. So we walked, and it turned So I ran back to the car where my think a full-night’s sleep ever felt so
Boise State) Ault said he was into running real quick. I had to colleague was patiently waiting and good.
in the same ﬂight with an 8-4 victory over Ali
disappointed in the perfor- change my clothes because I was we made it with about 10 minutes to The Wolf Pack and I will rest easy McMahon and Blair Reed of San Francisco.
mance of the unit. Botched sweating so much. spare. It was sloppy, but we got the this week at home — hopefully. Nevada’s ﬁnal victory of the day came from
But I couldn’t change until after we job done. junior Emma Verberne, as she defeated San
snaps and lack of quarterback
broke into our own car with a life- The Texas Tech trip actually went Eric Lee Castillo can be reached at Jose State’s Erica Medlin 6-1, 6-1 in the ﬁrst
protection are the concern. ﬂight of round robin singles play.
saving stick. The keys were locked incredibly smoothly so I’ll skip to email@example.com.
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SWIMMING & DIVING
Athletes see bad rep in academics Diver
By Eric Lee Castillo
Grace Huang moved to
America from Taiwan at the
ripe age of 19.
While adjusting to a new
language, new culture and a
demanding practice schedule,
the Nevada diver struggled
athletically and academically
during her freshman year.
“Last year, at ﬁrst she
struggled with a some classes,
but she has above a 3.0 (grade
point average) now,” said Ne-
vada diving head coach Jian
Li You said. “If you can come
from another country and do
that, it’s very good because
the language is different and
there’s a lot to get used to.”
One year removed from her
transition, and Huang is begin-
ning to ﬂourish under You’s
teaching. During the summer,
Huang competed in the 2011
FINA World Championships in
Shanghai, China, representing
her native country of Taiwan.
Despite ﬁnishing in the bottom
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY GARRETT VALENZUELA /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH 12 out of 50 divers, she said the
Student-athletes are sometimes labeled when it comes to their academic performances often, but players can regularly be found studying their playbooks in addition experience was immeasurable.
to academic books. Getting to that point took
some effort, though. She
By Eric Lee Castillo
“Dumb jock” is a stereotype
to Perry. In 2006, student
athletes composed about 10
percent of special admits.
to be successful in the class
because the professor is just
holding ﬁrm that the student
ATHLE TE MAJORS excelled in academics quickly
despite the obstacles of mov-
ing to a new country, but bal-
almost every student, athlete “You can expect the same has to be there.” ancing that with her workout
and faculty member is famil- thing out of a student-athlete Contrary to popular belief, HS schedule was something that
“Sure, (the stereotype)
that you expect out of a stu-
dent because they got here
the athletic department has
no ability to tell the professor
ASX 5% COS
had her in tears for much of
her freshman season.
exists,” journalism professor under the same qualiﬁcations that they have to let student-
12% 7% “I’ve been very tough on her
Stewart Cheifet said. “When I and perform as well as any athletes miss classes. But with in the past year, and she cried
was a student at (the Univer- other student on campus,” demanding travel schedules, a lot,” You said. “It took about
sity of Southern California), Perry said. missing classes is a regular a season for her to get used to
there were plenty of dumb- Cheifet and other profes- occurrence for many sports. my coaching style, but I know
jock football players.” sors will make special ac- “Missing class isn’t a perk,” she’s ready for it now.”
Although this may be true, commodations for athletes if junior softball player Alex It wasn’t the diving practice
the stereotype isn’t as active need be, but that holds true Hayes said. “For example, I that had Huang stressed out;
at the University of Nevada, for a student in any similar have to miss a test because
COB it was the hard-nosed condi-
Reno, according to athletes situation. Whether they have I have to travel so I have to tioning schedule imposed by
and athletic administrators. a demanding job that encom- work harder, study faster and You outside of the pool.
Seventy-eight percent of passes the requirements of his cram more so I can get the
17% “Maybe it was a little too
student-athletes who started class, are sick for two weeks, or test done before the whole much, I think, so this year I
school in 2004-05 graduated have a family emergency, he is class takes it. They might will be a little more relaxed on
in ﬁve years or fewer in a di- willing to make modiﬁcations think, ‘Oh she doesn’t have to her,” You said.
verse array of majors. to his syllabus for extenuat- take the test or she gets extra COEN Despite the tough love,
“The advantage we have ing circumstances. Faculty time because she’s not here.’ Huang says that You has been
in this athletic department
is that they have stereotypes,
members do not give that
considerate treatment across
But little do they know, I took
the test last week.”
6% the most inﬂuential person in
her life during her short time
and we have data,” said Jean the board, however. When she’s not working her at Nevada, and she attributes
Perry, special assistant to the “Every now and then we allotted 20 hours a week at the fact that she qualiﬁed for
president for athletics, aca- have a faculty member who Archies Bar and Grill, Hayes COE= COLLEGE OF E DUCATION/ the world championships to
demics and compliance. cannot accommodate the spends her weekdays on cam- COLA=COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AR TS/ You.
Out of all of UNR’s special travel schedule, and we have pus from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. ASX=UN DECI DE D/ HS=HEALT H SCIENCES/ “She’s helped me improve
admits (people admitted de- a situation right now where nearly every day in order to COS= COLLEGE OF SCIENCE/ RSJ= my diving skills so much in
spite the fact they don’t meet the athlete is in a difﬁcult take care of her responsibili- such a short time, and I’m
the traditional admission class where you just have to ties. RE YNOL DS SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM/ COB= really grateful for that and
standards) only 5 percent of be there,” Perry said. “They COLLEGE OF BUSINESS/ COEN=COLLEGE OF everything she helps me with,”
those are athletes, according just weren’t going to be able See ACADEMICS Page B6 ENGINEERING Huang said. “She’s the one that
See HUANG Page B6
Ault not hung up on Wolf Pack ﬁlls backpacks for kids
loss to No. 4 Boise State By Tony Contini astounded by was that so many school, but when they go home and members of the commu-
kids in Nevada go hungry,” ... there’s no dinner for them.” nity joined in a sizeable line on
By Eric Lee Castillo ONLINE When Student Athlete Advi- Anderson said. “They may be on “Pack the Pack” was the Wednesday in front of Mackay
sory Committee President Alexa free or reduced lunch, they may product of their conversation.
A 30-10 loss to the No. 4 team ➤ Was the Boise State loss
W th B i St t l Anderson was in kindergarten, have those meals provided at Students, athletes, athletic staff See BACKPACKS Page B6
in the nation at Boise State signiﬁcant for the Wolf Pack? she wanted to bring joy to oth-
is nothing to get worked up ➤ Will the loss drag down ers.
about, Nevada football head When she and her classmates
the team heading into its ﬁrst
coach Chris Ault said. went outside to play at recess,
home game of the season
Although Ault appeared she noticed no one would play
quite upset with the perfor-
against in-state rival Univer- with a student in a wheelchair.
mance of the Nevada offense sity of Nevada, Las Vegas? She approached him to say he
after the game saying it was ➤ How can the Wolf Pack deserved to have as much fun as
“inept all day,” he adamantly bounce back from a 1-3 start? the rest of them. She then pushed
gave credit to the tough Boise Let us know what you think him around the playground.
State defense. NEVADASAGEBRUSH.COM “He had the biggest smile
“This is called a pretty good on his face ... knowing that I
football team if you didn’t no- can bring joy to other people is
tice, and (Boise State) happen the field several times. something I’ve grown up with,”
to be the No. 4 football team in Ball ﬁnished with 15 carries Anderson said, now a health
the nation we’re playing on the for 35 yards and no touchdowns. ecology major at the University
road,” Ault said. “So give them The performance set Ball back of Nevada, Reno and a partici-
some credit and give that (Boise from No. 15 in the nation in pant in multiple events on the
State) defense some credit.” rushing yards per game down track and ﬁeld team.
Ault’s main criticism was the to No. 35 in the nation. Anderson’s eagerness to care
offensive line and the “average” Saturday’s opponent, the made it easy for her to latch onto
performance at quarterback University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the idea of working with the
from Tyler Lantrip, but the run- won’t mind if Ball has to miss Food Bank of Northern Nevada,
ning game also was inactive. the game again (he was sus- proposed by Rhonda Lundin,
Running back Mike Ball pended during the UNLV game associate athletics director of
rolled his ankle early in the last season). The Rebels surely communications at UNR and
game and appeared to be remember his 15 rushes for 184 member of the FBNN Board of TONY CONTINI /NEVADA SAGEBRUSH
slowed down because of that, Directors. Several student-athletes, athletic administrators and members of the community turned out in front of
as it was noted he limped onto See BOISE Page B6 “The main thing that we were Mackay Stadium on Wednesday to pack backpacks full of food for families in need.