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                                                         HEALING HAITI                                                     LAST-SECOND LOSS
                                                      Stanford Hospital sends eight of its                                 The Cardinal men’s basketball team                                                                            Partly Sunny                        Mostly Cloudy
                                                      own to Port-au-Prince for two weeks                                  falls to USC on last-second mistakes                                                                           58     42                           55     45




MONDAY
February 8, 2010
                                     The Stanford Daily                                        An Independent Publication
                                                                                                                    www.stanforddaily.com                                                                                                                                 Volume 237
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Issue 6

 DAILY POLL
  Do you think that the Stanford
  administration does enough to
  prevent sexual assault on campus?
      Yes
                                                        The biggest party
      No
      I don't know
                                                           Marathon raises money for Haiti, AIDS
  To vote, please visit www.stanforddaily.com                      By ALYSSA AHLUWALIA                            This year, marathon organizers said, Partners
                                                                                                              in Health will choose where to direct the funds
      Poll Result                                           More than 1,000 students and community            — likely toward Haiti.
      How do you view Judicial Affairs?                 members — and at least one Teletubby — are                “Usually our donations go specifically
      Important: it safeguards the Honor Code           putting up their feet today after dancing for this    toward comprehensive health care reforms in
      and Fundamental Standard.                         weekend’s 24-hour Stanford Dance Marathon.            Rwanda,” said Gino Mazzoti ‘10, Dance
       (44%, 23 Votes)                                      Dancers, “moralers,” hackers and observers        Marathon’s communications director.“This year
                                                        gathered in the Arrillaga Alumni Center Friday        we are leaving allocation of funds up to PIH’s
                                                        and Saturday for the sixth annual event; togeth-      discretion; the money we donate will go to the
      Not very important: it's ineffective.             er, with matching funds from FACE AIDS, they          places that need it most at present . . . that could
      (21%, 11 Votes)                                   raised about $178,000 for HIV/AIDS philan-            mean that PIH uses our money to aid relief in
                                                        thropy.                                               Haiti in light of the recent disaster.”
                                                            Advertised through the year as campus’                The remaining 10 percent of Dance                                                                                                             DYLAN PLOFKER/Staff Photographer
      Somewhat important: I would never cheat.
      (19%, 10 Votes)                                   “biggest and longest party,” the fundraiser also      Marathon’s proceeds will go to a San Francisco          Stanford students and community members danced for 24 hours straight on Saturday and Sunday
                                                        featured the second annual 24-hour Stanford           non-profit organization, Bay Area Young                 to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti and local charities promoting HIV/AIDS awareness.
                                                        Hack-a-thon, where computer science students          Positives, to aid efforts to raise awareness of
      What's Judicial Affairs?                          gear their programming knowledge toward spe-          HIV/AIDS in local communities and provide                    One coding project this year involved work         “I’m here because it’s an exciting event, and it’s
      (16%, 8 Votes)                                    cific public service projects.                        services to local 14- to 25-year-olds living with        with the organization Sirum and aims to reduce         great to see such a huge percent of our campus
                                                            Funds raised during the 24-hour period are        the virus.                                               medical waste by facilitating the movement of          taking part in the worldwide issue.”
                                                        set to benefit Partners in Health, a four-year            Hack-a-thon also contributed to the service          excess medical supplies from rich hospitals to            Clay Ramel ‘12, a community relations exec-
                                                        beneficiary, and Bay Area Young Positives.            atmosphere surrounding the weekend.The proj-             free clinics.                                          utive for Dance Marathon, put the night into
                                                            Dancers agreed raise a minimum of $192            ect, now in its second year, has grown substan-              Hackers and dancers were joined throughout         perspective.
                                                        each ahead of the marathon; the proceeds are          tially from its inaugural event.                         the night by high-energy moralers: students who           “I think people keep dancing because they
      FACULTY & STAFF                                   matched by FACE AIDS, a non-profit founded                According to organizer Sam King ‘12 in an e-         sign up to dance for three hours at a time to          feel empowered when surrounded by a lot of
                                                        by Stanford students with which the event has         mail to The Daily, 2010 saw about 70 hackers, up         boost spirits.                                         other people that care about the prevention of

   Janitor                                              partnered since 2008.
                                                            Partners in Health will receive 90 percent of
                                                        the money raised by Dance Marathon partici-
                                                                                                              from 30 in 2008.
                                                                                                                    “The event as a whole is a way for people to
                                                                                                              be a part of a community engaged in public serv-
                                                                                                                                                                            About 19 Stanford student music and dance
                                                                                                                                                                       groups and occasional curious observers
                                                                                                                                                                       stopped by to show support their dancing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              HIV/AIDS,” Ramel said.“It really speaks to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              idea of solidarity, as overused as that word is. As
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a community we’re banding together.”
                                                        pants, organizers said. The non-profit organiza-      ice . . . the dancers do this through fundraising,       friends.
rehired post                                            tion addresses health-related needs of communi-
                                                        ties in Haiti, Rwanda, Russia, Peru and Boston.
                                                                                                              and the hackers do this through coding,” King
                                                                                                              said.
                                                                                                                                                                           “It’s wonderful to see all the energy out on
                                                                                                                                                                       the dance floor,” said moraler Dylan Kim ‘12.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Contact Alyssa Ahluwalia at aahluw13@stanford.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              edu.


controversy
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                STUDENT LIFE
            By AMY JULIA HARRIS
                    DESK EDITOR                                                                                                         Greeks target
                                                                                                                               HEROICS sexual violence
    When Karina Reyes walked into
Terman Engineering Building at 11 p.m.
on Jan. 18 to clean, she was gearing up
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for a normal night of work, no different
than any other of her two years working                                                                                                                                                                                          By ELIZABETH ROSEN
for ABM Industries as a janitor at                                                                                                                    By NATE ADAMS                                                             CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Stanford.                                                                                                                                                DESK EDITOR
    Reyes was vacuuming and disposing                                                                                                                                                                       Across campus, one topic of discussion is by turns broadcasted and
of trash in the laboratories when her cell                                                                                        The No. 2 Cardinal women’s basketball team added                      quieted:“forcible sexual offenses,” including rape — of which 10 cases
phone’s battery ran out, so she decided                                                                                       some security to its lead in the conference standings last                were reported to Stanford police in 2008.
to charge it in one Terman’s basement                                                                                         night, dominating USC by a score of 77-39. Despite some                       ASSU and some student groups champion anti-assault campaigns
offices, plugging it into the computer of                                                                                     early troubles, Stanford took control of the game near the                periodically; freshmen hear words of warning at “Real World:
Lee Merrick,an information technology                                                                                         end of the first half and                                                 Stanford” annually.
manager in the Office of Research                                                                                             had four players with 2/7 vs. USC W 77-39                                     But in many sectors of campus, including housed Greek life, some
Administration.                                                                                                               double-digit point totals,                                                say that sexual assault cases — nine of them in student residences in
    She left to continue her work;                                                                                                                                                                      2008 — go unmentioned.
Terman’s recently installed video sur-
                                                                                                                              led by junior forward
                                                                                                                              Kayla Pedersen’s 18.
                                                                                                                                                              UP NEXT                                       This quarter, a group call-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Forcible Sexual Offenses Reported to SDPS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12
veillance system captured Reyes’ stop                                                                                             Things got off to a                                                   ing itself Fraternity Men
on tape.                                                                                                                      slow start, with both           WASHINGTON                                Against Violence believes it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10
    Twenty minutes later, two campus                                                                                          teams struggling to find (9-12, 4-7 Pac-10)                               can change that discussion.          9
security officers arrived at Terman to
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                                                                                                                              the basket in the game’s                                                      The numbers “seem                8
investigate a case of potential data steal-                                                                                   opening minutes. The 2/12               Seattle, Wash. 7 P         .M.    low,” said Phil Nova ‘10, a          7
ing; the following day, Reyes was sus-                                                                                        Trojans (13-9, 7-4 Pac- COVERAGE:                                         chairperson of the group             6
pended for three days from her job.                                                                                                                                                                     and a member of Theta                5
                                                                                                                              10) were 1-6 from the
                                                                                                                              field until redshirt soph- RADIO KZSU 90.1 FM
Later that week, she was fired.                                                                                                                                                                                                              4
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Delta Chi fraternity, “which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3
    Now, Reyes is back into the job: on                                                                                       omore guard Stefanie                    (kzsu.stanford.edu)               is part of the skepticism that       2
Feb.4,ABM settled the dispute with her                                                                                        Gilbreath stole a ball at                                                 a lot of people have. They           1
and a union representative and rehired                                                                                        half court and broke GAME NOTES: The No.2 Cardinal looks to               say that there have only             0
her, but not before the events on the                                                                                         away for a layup to continue its conference dominance against             been 10 sexual assaults, to                      2006        2007        2008

night of Jan.18 kicked off a labor dispute                                                                                    make it 4-2 at 16:05. Washington. Led by Jayne Appel, who                 which I respond,‘How many                      Reported Offenses in Dorms
case that rocked the campus chat lists                                                                                                                     became Stanford’s career rebounding leader   is acceptable to you?’”
                                                                                                                              Stanford (21-1, 11-0) had last game, the team has not lost a confer-                                                     Total Reported Offenses
and had student activists up in arms.                                                                                         a hard time as well, ence game all season and, with yesterday’s               Leaders of the men’s
    Stanford Labor Action Coalition                                                                                                                                                                                                             BRIAN HOWALD/The Stanford Daily
                                                                                                                              going 1-10 from the field win over USC, has won 42 consecutive            group,new to the Greek sys-
(SLAC) took up Reyes’ case, as they                                                                                           until senior center Jayne games in Maples Pavilion.                       tem here, says it wants to remind the Stanford community that sexual
have done in other labor disputes here                                                                                        Appel knocked down a                                                      assault and relationship abuse are still a threat to students, especially
since 1998.                                                                                                                   shot from the top of the key, a somewhat unusual place for                women.
    According to Dan Weismann, a PhD                                                                                          the six-foot-four center to square up. With the basket, the                   Each of the men involved had his own reasons for getting involved.
in physics and spokesperson for the                                                                                           score was tied at just 4-4 after five minutes of play.                    Philippe de Koning ‘10, a member of Sigma Nu, said he has felt strong-
activist group, ABM gave two reasons                                                                                              The Cardinal then went on a brief run, including a fast               ly about the issue of violence against women since he learned about
for firing Reyes.The first: that by charg-                                                 MASARU OKA/Staff Photographer      break layup by redshirt senior guard Rosalyn Gold-                        the issue as a resident assistant (RA) for freshmen. Duncan Fisher ‘12
ing her cell phone Reyes had “used” the                                                                                       Onwude to make it 8-4 at 13:38. Pedersen followed that with               of Sigma Alpha Epsilon said he gained an appreciation for the female
computer, violating a company policy.                   Senior center Jayne Appel takes a tough shot over Kari LaPlante
                                                                                                                              a nothing-but-net three-pointer from straight out, electrify-             perspective after getting together with his girlfriend last spring.
Second:that Stanford requested that she                 against USC on Sunday afternoon. Appel’s 13 rebounds in the                                                                                     Michael Flynn ‘10 of Theta Delta Chi said a member of his family has
                                                                                                                              ing the crowd and forcing USC to use its first timeout.
be fired.                                               game pushed her past Nicole Powell as Stanford’s career                                                                                         experienced relationship abuse.
    Weissman said ABM later said                        rebounds leader, with 1,153 rebounds.                                                   Please see WBBALL, page 6                                   How the group will accomplish anything in the Greek community,
Stanford did not request that Reyes be                                                                                                                                                                  however, seems it will take some time.
fired.                                                                                                                                                                                                      De Koning explained that groundwork for an anti-violence pro-
    A spokesperson for ABM did not
immediately return a request for com-
                                                        STUDENT LIFE                                                                                                                                    gram in fraternities began last winter. Former ASSU Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jay de la Torre ‘10, who would go on to make sexual assault prevention
ment last week.
    Tom Sheehan, a professor of reli-
gious studies and chairman of the
Faculty Coalition of Labor Rights at
                                                        One campus Zipcar recalled                                                                                                                      part of his ASSU executive campaign, and others helped develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ideas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Today, the group has at least one representative in each of
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stanford’s seven housed fraternities except Phi Psi; the group meets
Stanford, said Reyes’s case was distinct                           By KATE ABBOTT                      ly offers 29 cars, including 10 Priuses, to                                                      weekly. Each coordinator has or will be trained for the in-house posi-
from other labor issues with which                                    DESK EDITOR                      Stanford’s 1,200-plus subscribers.                                                               tion, Nova said.
SLAC has been involved because Reyes                                                                      “There are 30 different makes and                                                                 They hope to host a charity softball tournament to benefit a
had admittedly made a “stupid mistake”                      Following Toyota’s announcement to         models in the Zipcar fleet, so Zipsters                                                          women’s shelter in Palo Alto, to develop an online true and false quiz
by plugging in her phone to Merrick’s                   recall several of its models, including the    [Zipcar users] will have other vehicle                                                           for students about dating violence and to hold discussion panels inside
computer.                                               latest generation of Priuses, due to poten-    model options to choose from while                                                               fraternity houses. But their goals don’t come without challenges.
    Though SLAC’s list of grievances                    tial problems with the brake system,           Toyota resolves the vehicle issues related                                                           “Most people I’ve come across aren’t willing to say it’s a problem
against ABM is long,“in this case,Karina                rental company Zipcar has pulled several       to safety recalls,” wrote company                                                                at Stanford,” said Sam Gould ‘11, Kappa Sigma’s coordinator for the
Reyes actually did commit a real foolish                cars out of its reservation system across      spokesperson Nancy Scott in an e-mail to                      WYATT ROY/The Stanford Daily       group. “They think we live in this perfect bubble where nothing like
offense by charging her cell phone                      the country — including one vehicle at         The Daily.                                                                                       this happens.”
through the computers,” Sheehan said.                                                                                                                 One Toyota Matrix Stanford Zipcar on
                                                        Stanford.                                         According to an e-mail sent to regis-                                                             “There’s a small, small minority of guys who are actually perpetrat-
“The danger’s that she might be down-                                                                                                                 campus will be affected by the compa-             ing these crimes,”Nova added,“but the majority sees this going on and
                                                            Of the five percent of the fleet impact-   tered Zipcar users, only the Toyota
loading sensitive data.”                                ed, one car on Stanford’s campus — a                                                          ny's recall. The Matrix (pictured) will not       say to themselves,‘It’s not something I’m directly doing, so it’s not my
                                                        Toyota Matrix — is affected, a Zipcar                                                         be available for reservations until the
       Please see JANITOR, page 2                       spokesperson said Friday. Zipcar current-            Please see ZIPCAR, page 2                acceleration pedal issue is resolved.                                      Please see FMAV, page 2


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FEATURES
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                             HEALING
                                                                                                           Rightfully impatient, the team soon real-
                                                                                                       ized their utility was dwindling with each pass-
                                                                                                       ing minute.
                                                                                                            “Every moment we weren’t there, we




                                 A I T I
                                                                                                       knew there was somebody we could have
                                                                                                       saved,” said Gardner, who been on vacation in
                                                                                                       Lake Tahoe when he received Norris’ e-mail.
                                                                                                           By late Saturday evening, the physicians
                                                                                                       and nurses, unable to wait any longer, piled
                                                                                                       their supplies into rented vans. After a 10-
                                                                                                       hour ride, the group arrived at the Haitian
                                                                                                       border Sunday morning. With the sun rising,
                                                                                                       after making their way through the Haitian
                                                                                                       mainland to the coast, team members finally
                                                      STANFORD HOSPITAL                                laid eyes on the devastated capital, the streets
                                                                                                       filled with debris and human bodies.
                                                   SENDS EIGHT TO PATCH UP                                 “Hands were reaching up everywhere,”
                                                                                                       Norris said. “Everyone was trying to get help
                                                       A BROKEN NATION                                 for their loved ones.”
                                                                                                           With the aid of Haitian police, the convoy                                                                       Courtesy of Stanford Emergency Medicine
                                                   what the call would be about.                       arrived safely at the University Hospital com-
                                                       “We looked at each other,” Auerbach said.       pound in Port-au-Prince. Auerbach estimated           Nurse Jonathan Gardner oversees a very young patient, who was saved from the earth-
                                                   “I asked him,‘We’re going someplace, right?’”       that upon their arrival, the compound was             quake aftermath. Gardner was part of an eight-person team including four Stanford doc-
                                                       IMC had requested that Norris put togeth-       holding between 750 and 800 patients and              tors and four nurses that traveled to Haiti to provide aid and medical support.
                                                   er a medical team to assist in the relief efforts   their families. Due to the structural instability
                                                   in Haiti. Dr. Ian Brown and Dr. Anil Menon,         of the building, which made it vulnerable to         pace,” said Menon, who survived on two                we couldn’t communicate with each other,
                                                   two emergency medicine physicians present           aftershocks, and the sheer crowding of the           Power Bars for his first three days in Haiti.         that was his way of saying he didn’t want me
                                                   at the meeting, volunteered immediately.            complex, workers began setting up tents out-             Although a 6.0 earthquake the morning             to go.”
                                                   Norris then sent out an e-mail asking for nurs-     side.                                                of Jan. 20 caused some disorganization, med-             Gardner echoed McAdoo’s respect for the
                                                   es. Three Stanford Hospital nurses, Gaby                Splitting up to assess the severity of vic-      ical staff transitioned relatively smoothly           Haitian people, saying they demonstrated a
                                                   McAdoo, Heather Tilson and Julie Rachioppi,         tims’ injuries, the team began an arduous task       from critical to primary care over the next           strength and resilience uncommon in these
         Courtesy of Stanford Emergency Medicine   as well as one traveling nurse, Jonathan            of treating what seemed like an endless              week and a half, with Auerbach appointed              types of disasters.
This smiling girl, a survivor of the 7.0 earth-    Gardner, answered the request.                      amount of patients. Auerbach and Gardner             lead physician at the compound. Over that                “[The Haitians] had no unreal expecta-
                                                       In the two days between the call and their      worked in an area known as “The Forest,” a           time period, each member of the team                  tions of people doing anything for them,” he
quake, was one of the few bright spots on          Friday departure, the eight-person team could       central courtyard where hundreds of patients         forged connections with the people that they          said. “They were extremely grateful for any
the Stanford Hospital team’s two-week stay         only imagine the devastation that awaited           lay beneath tarps and trees waiting for care.        worked with. Stanford nurse Gaby McAdoo               care they received instead of feeling like it
in Haiti. The team returned home from the          them. News reports estimated that over                  The first two days on-site, the team prac-       formed an especially strong bond with a five-         was owed to them.”
decimated island nation on Jan. 29.                200,000 had perished from the natural disas-        ticed nonstop clinical medicine, treating            year-old Haitian boy named Monley, who                   The Stanford team remained in Haiti for
                                                   ter, with another 300,000 injured. Over a quar-     amputations, fractures, facial injuries and          had been trapped under rubble next to his             approximately two weeks, flying out on the
                                                   ter of a million homes had been leveled by the      burns alongside teams from Canada,                   deceased father for eight days before he was          morning of Jan. 29 after handing over the
         By SAMANTHA MCGIRR                        quake, which had its epicenter about 16 miles       Nicaragua and Switzerland. Physicians oper-          rescued. Monley also lost his mother and his          reins to Haitian physicians. Though they
                                                   from the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.         ated on cots and gurneys, while nurses and           brothers in the disaster, making him the only         accomplished much during their stay, the




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          or Dr. Bob Norris and his team, the          “I don’t think any of us really knew what       other staff circulated outside, dispensing med-      survivor of the quake from his immediate              team members realized the work has only
          term “call of duty” took on new          we were going to face,” said Menon, who had         ication and narcotics from fanny packs.              family.                                               begun.
          meaning the morning of Jan. 13. Less     also worked in the field in Afghanistan. “It’s          Because medical staff were required to               Though McAdoo was technically                        “We wanted to do what was right and
          than 24 hours after a 7.0 magnitude      one thing to watch the news and it’s another        leave the compound at nightfall because of           Monley’s nurse for only a few days, she con-          empower other people,” Auerbach said. “The
          earthquake rocked Haiti, Norris, the     thing to see bodies and smell infection.”           “security reasons,” the Stanford physicians          tinued to visit and interact with him through a       earthquake created an entire generation of
chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine            With $18,000 worth of medical supplies in       and nurses slept in a conference room at a           French translator. When it came time for the          amputees, people who will need prosthetics,
at Stanford, was leading a departmental meet-      tow, the team traveled for three days, depart-      nearby hotel, averaging three to four hours of       team to leave, IMC psychologists gave                 therapy, plastic surgery. There’s infectious dis-
ing when he received a phone call. It was a        ing from San Francisco International Airport        sleep nightly and having little time for nour-       Monley a family of four mice, hoping they             ease and homelessness. We weren’t so much
colleague from the Washington, D.C.-based          and stopping in Santo Domingo in the                ishment. Auerbach recalled a point where he          would help him cope with the loss of his fam-         rebuilding a medical infrastructure as creating
International Medical Core (IMC).                  Dominican Republic. They waited in Santo            was so dehydrated he had to receive nine             ily and nurse.                                        one.”
    Dr. Paul Auerbach, Stanford physician and      Domingo for a half a day for a scheduled            liters of fluid through an IV before he could            “Monley grabbed the tail of the mom
the former chief of the ER Division, saw           flight that never materialized — with planes        continue working.                                    mouse and the tail of the boy mouse and tied          Contact Samantha McGirr at smcgirr@stan-
Norris on the phone and immediately knew           working overtime to ship in needed aid.                 “We started a marathon at a sprinting            them together,” McAdoo said. “Even though             ford.edu.




   Dancing the night
                                                                                      of student performing groups               stay awake and active for 24 hours?           Dance Marathon definitely made an           ers, dancers and staff to put on the
                                                                                      throughout the marathon — five a               A pillow fight, of course, set to         impression on its participants, from        best Dance Marathon yet,” concluded
                                                                                      cappella groups, dance performances        Pink’s pump-up single “So What,”              late night drop-in dancers to hardcore      a tired Lia Bonamassa ‘10, one of the
                                                                                      and lessons for anyone whose feet          seemed like just the thing to boost           24-hour marathoners to the dedicated        DM directors. “See you next year!”
                                                                                      weren’t yet protesting too loudly, and     adrenaline enough to make it through          organizers behind it all.

    (and day) away                                                                    even an appearance by Wushu martial
                                                                                      arts, whose flips, flying kicks and
                                                                                      sword-wielding channeled Bruce Lee.
                                                                                          The period between 10 p.m. and 1
                                                                                                                                 the next six-and-a-half hours.
                                                                                                                                 Unfortunately, a number of dancers
                                                                                                                                 attempted to use these pillows for
                                                                                                                                 more traditional purposes; napping
                                                                                                                                                                                  “We’re so honored to have worked
                                                                                                                                                                               with all these fantastic directors, hack-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Contact Elizabeth Rosen at ejrosen@
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           stanford.edu.


                                                                                      a.m. has earned a reputation for being     incidents increased exponentially in
      By ELIZABETH ROSEN                   to work in 3-hour shifts throughout        the highest energy shift of the event.     that hour.
      CONTRIBUTING WRITER                  the event as dance floor motivators —      It’s the time when hundreds of stu-            The final six hours of Dance
                                           they put aside the slowly growing          dents who’ve exhausted their party-        Marathon were some of the most
                                                                                      hopping options flood the dance floor      simultaneously painful and exhilarat-



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          arly Saturday afternoon,         soreness in the dancers’ feet and
          Dance Marathon first-            pushed ahead.                              to support their friends and elevate       ing. As the sky slowly lightened to a
          timers and veterans alike            One dedicated 24-hour moraler,         the mood for three intense (and intox-     delicate periwinkle and a hearty,
          arrived at the Arrillaga         Elise Geithner ‘13, mentioned that         icated) hours of celebration.              quick-energy breakfast of bagels and
          Alumni center. The new-          she’d brought practically an entire            Conversely, the following wee          pastries arrived, all perception of time
comers were entirely unsure of what        wardrobe in preparation for a night of     hours of the morning were arguably         and the past day seemed to vanish.
to expect from the coming 24 hours of      costume changes.                           the hardest, as dancers struggled to           “Wait, that was yesterday?” mar-
the now-infamous around-the-clock              At 5 p.m. the first (and only)         maintain enthusiasm in spite of throb-     veled one student in the breakfast
music and madness charity event.           Dance Marathon casualty occurred           bing feet and knotted calves. These        line, astonished at the thought of hav-
Dancers in all kinds of attire, from       during a game of limbo, which broke        were the hours when the coat check         ing been on the dance floor for over
pragmatic marathoners in track shorts      out under an impromptu limbo stick.        room, initially a spot for quiet conver-   20 hours at that point.
and sneakers to more creative individ-     Four rounds in to the proceedings,         sation and IHUM reading, became a              Their feet hurt as badly as they
uals in tutus and multi-colored span-      Kimmy Scheible ‘13, having just made       slumber party — at one point nine          never had over the course of the past
dex, had begun to crowd the lobby in       it through an impossibly low level,        dancers were asleep on their back-         day and night, and sugar crashes
anticipation of the 1 p.m. start time.     ended up on the floor with a dislocat-     packs — despite the anti-sitting rules.    abounded, but they forced their ener-
    The energy filling the lobby was a     ed knee. She didn’t know how low she       This was also the time when a strange      gy levels up for the home stretch of
combination of nearly tangible adren-      could go. Stoic, high-spirited and still   and       wonderful       phenomenon       DM 2010. Even so, the exhaustion —
aline-fueled elation and equally pal-      sporting her tiara, Scheible was           occurred. For all those dancers who’ve     even in those with a strong will to con-
pable apprehension at the thought of       removed from the marathon on a             been going at it like Energizer bun-       ceal it — was evident.
dancing — or at the very least, stand-     stretcher and was unable to return to      nies for the past 12 hours, the once-          They entered the home stretch: the
ing — for a full 24 hours.                 the dance floor. Her comrades              new faces of the hardcore, 24-hour         final half hour,the final fundraising total
    One continually cited motivation       though, progressed in her memory.          dancers started to become familiar.        — over $174,000 for beneficiary
for the full-day energy expenditure            As the evening went on, tired              With all the rollercoaster-ing blood   Partners In Health — and a rousing
was solidarity with the beneficiaries of   dancers began to filter out of the         sugar levels, diminishing numbers of       rendition of Europe’s “The Final
Dance Marathon’s proceeds, primari-        room and fresh-faced, energetic late-      dancers on the floor, our ever-encour-     Countdown.”They celebrated the finale
ly AIDS patients in developing             comers arrived to replace them on the      aging moralers decided that 5:30 am        at 1 p.m.on the dot to the LSJUMB,the
nations as well as Haitian victims of      floor. In an attempt to relax and          was the perfect time to bring in the big   Tree and the Dollies cheering them on
the recent earthquake.                     inspire the slowly fading dancers, DM      guns: pillows.Why on earth would you       with “All Right Now.”
    “I don’t know how I’m going to do      organizers brought in a huge variety       give pillows to people attempting to           From their soles to their souls,
this,” one girl nervously told her
friends. “But it’s for charity, right?”
    The music coming from the direc-
tion of the dance floor grew suddenly
louder, and they could hear the
pounding of dozens of maniacal
“moralers” drum-rolling on the floor
to announce the commencement of
the sixth annual Dance Marathon.
Suddenly, the doors to McCaw Hall
flew open and the many ranks of
dancers stampeded onto the dance
floor, yelling, laughing and busting
some serious moves.
    In those first hours, they rocked,
grooved and boogied down to tracks
from across the decades, courtesy of
The Beatles and Lady Gaga.
Motivated by the cause and the
enthusiasm of flamboyantly-dressed
“moralers” — students who signed up
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JANITOR                                                                                  FMAV
                                            cessful petition in terms of getting a lot                                               pus forcible assault only and only those    statistic might actually rise before the   Gonzalez said. “But that’s what
                                            of signatures quickly,”Weissman said.                                                    cases reported to either campus securi-     number of assaults goes down . . . I       we’re working on.”
                                                Dave Mitchell ‘09, a SLAC alumnus                                                    ty or the police,”Dauber wrote in com-      would consider that a good thing. I            “Right now we want to ease into it
Continued from front page                   and contributor to the petition drive,       Continued from front page                   ments to the board. “They exclude           think more need to be reported.”           — let [our brothers] know that we’re
                                            said distribution involved signing people                                                forcible rapes off campus. They                 In the meantime, Pedro Gonzalez        here, let them know what we’re trying
                                            up in White Plaza, gathering online sig-                                                 exclude forcible rapes that are not         ‘11 of SAE said the group has              to do,”Fisher added.“We don’t want to
    Sheehan said that heightened securi-    natures and having Reyes’ coworkers          problem.’”                                  reported to the police. There may be        received varying reactions from the        just come in and force everyone to
ty had been added to Terman fairly          push for an “on the ground” effort. Five        Then, there’s the issue of underre-      non-forcible assaults that violate          Greek community.                           change the way they live and talk and
recently amid growing faculty concerns      other night-shift janitors helped pass out   porting.                                    University rules but are not included           “No one’s said anything negative       joke.”
that people were breaking into the          the petition by foot.                           “I think at Stanford, there’s a lot of   as well.”                                   about it, but there are mixed feel-
offices to steal data. Terman is open           Sheehan also approached Merrick          social pressure to not report” sexual           One possible result of the fraternity   ings in the sense that some guys           Contact Elizabeth Rosen at ejrosen@
around to the clock to students and fac-    to write a letter to Gonzalez, Reyes’s       assault, Nova said.                         men’s effort, Nova said, “is that that      take it less seriously than others,”       stanford.edu.
ulty with key-card access.                  supervisor. In the letter, Sheehan asked        In a presentation to the Board of
    Reyes — who said she is the sole        that Reyes be transferred to cleaning a      Judicial Affairs in December about
breadwinner for her mother, ill brother     different corridor but requested that she    changing the way the University’s
and sister in Mexico — approached her       get her job back.                            Office of Judicial Affairs handles sexu-
tutor at Habla la Noche, the student-           Under Stanford’s contractual agree-      al assault cases, law Prof. Michele
worker English tutoring program, for        ment with ABM, the University takes a        Dauber also highlighted the issue of
help when she was first suspended from      hands-off approach in dealing with           underreporting.
her two-year job. Habla coordinator         internal ABM affairs, allowing the sub-         “These numbers represent an
Adriana Campos ‘11 then e-mailed the        contractor to operate independently          underestimate of University sexual
labor coalition.                            under the assumption that ABM will           assault because they include on-cam-
    The group released a petition on Jan.   abide by the rules of its union, SEIU
25 demanding that Reyes be rehired          Local 187, and other general labor laws.
with back pay and pressing for Stanford         ABM settled the dispute with Reyes
to make it clear to ABM that the
University wanted Reyes to keep her
                                            and her union representative and she
                                            was rehired on Feb. 4 at the same wage
                                                                                         NEWS BRIEFS
job.                                        rate and benefits package effective
    The petition eventually gained 1,650    before being laid off.She will be paid for   Woman robbed near
Stanford-affiliated signatures before the   five of the nine days she was out of
group sent it to Tom Cazale, an ABM         work.                                        Stanford Shopping
human resources representative;                 In an interview with The Daily,
Reyes’s direct supervisor, Jose             Reyes expressed gratitude to SLAC and              Center
Gonzales; and Sam Steinhardt,               Stanford students for their help. Reyes
Stanford’s interim director of              will officially thank students at a party      By THE DAILY NEWS STAFF
Procurement.                                put on by SLAC, set for Thursday at
    This was SLAC’s sixth campaign          noon at El Centro Chicano.                      A 24-year-old woman was
using an online petition since 2007.                                                     robbed and punched several times
    “This is the most petition-centered     Contact Amy Julia Harris at harrisaj@        by     another     woman       who
campaign we’ve done,and the most suc-       stanford.edu.                                approached her Thursday around
                                                                                         9:30 p.m. near the Stanford
                                                                                         Shopping Center, according to Palo

ZIPCAR
                                            ence; the “pedal” recall is due to           Alto police.
                                            potential sticking of the pedal while           The suspect then fled toward
                                            depressed. The faulty acceleration           Stanford campus from the scene,
Continued from front page                   pedal is assumed to be the cause of at       near Wells Fargo Bank at 600
                                            least four accidents in the United           Quarry Road, said a police depart-
                                            States.                                      ment spokesperson.
Matrix is currently of concern to the           Registered Stanford Zipcar uses             The victim called the police and
company. “Affected vehicles will not        can still book Priuses online, but the       described the suspect as an
be available for reservation until the      Matrix is not an option. Scott did not       approximately five-foot-six, 200-
situation has been resolved,” the e-        say if and when the Matrix would be          pound woman in her 20s. Officers
mail said, and any person with a reser-     available for use again.                     who arrived at the scene attempt-
vation for a Matrix will be moved to a          Jason Chua ‘11 uses Stanford             ed a canine search, but the scent
different car.                              Zipcar at least a few times a month to       was lost in the groves south of
    “In the event of a 2010 Prius recall,   pick up materials for class projects, but    Quarry Road due to the rain.
we will act as we did with the 2009 and     is not concerned about the recall.              The victim reported that her
2010 Matrix recall and remove the               “I noticed that [Zipcar] sent out an     purse, which contained some cash
vehicles from the fleet to await a fix      e-mail, and I figured that they’re           and personal items, was stolen.
from Toyota,” Scott said. The 2010          aware of the situation and making               She said the suspect punched
Prius model represents less than one        sure that they’re covered, so we’re          her about 10 times in the face
percent of the entire Zipcar fleet.         covered also,” Chua said.                    before the suspect ran away.
    Toyota is recalling several of its          “I figure if something is wrong,            The victim was taken to
vehicles manufactured over the last         they’re going to deal with it before it      Stanford Hospital for treatment at
few years as a result of two different      becomes a problem for me,” he added.         her request, but suffered no seri-
reported issues related to the acceler-                                                  ous injuries.
ator pedal. The first, a “floor mat         Contact Kate Abbott at kmabbott@
entrapment,” is caused by interfer-         stanford.edu.                                             — Cristiana Giannini
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I   torial (“Senate Blunders Special Fees
    Bill”), but moreover the entire process
of special fees reform that the Senate has
                                                    the January 13 article, Senate moves on Spe-
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undertaken this term. An unfortunate as-            Senate and discussed for roughly 15 min-              Contacting The Daily: Section editors can be reached at (650) 723-2555 from 3 to 10 p.m. The Advertising Department can be reached at (650) 721-5803, and the
pect of ASSU’s drive to preserve campus             utes. Tell me where the VSO Special Fees              Classified Advertising Department can be reached at (650) 721-5801 during normal business hours. Send letters to the editor to eic@stanforddaily.com, op-eds to
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life and protect students’ wallets has been         budget bill is mentioned. I’ll save you the
the extraordinary amount of misinforma-             hassle-it isn’t. How can the Senate be trans-
tion that has been circulated. I will be the        parent when the institution charged with
first to admit the Special Fees system is ex-       informing the campus fails in its mission?
tremely complex. That, however, is not an           From misstating the need for previous
excuse to replace facts with fabrications.          noticing funding bills (last Tuesday’s arti-                                                                       THE GAO REPORT
    First, to the bill in question that was         cle), to the Edit Board claiming that there
passed on January 12th; unlike the dracon-          are 1500 student organizations (nope) and
ian cap that “permits student groups to ask
only for an inflationary adjustment in their
budget” that the Daily conjured in a Feb. 2
                                                    that less than two percent of financial offi-
                                                    cers responded about these proposed
                                                    changes (60% of the 51 Special Fees groups
                                                                                                       Shared Governance Sham at Stanford
article, the bill simply stipulates that any        did respond), The Daily has not set the
                                                                                                                t the Faculty Senate’s Feb. 4 meeting                                                                           Admittedly, the task force on Under-
student group that wants to ask for more
money over its previous year’s budget must
come to us, the students, to petition to get
on the ballot. That’s it. When in previous
                                                    record straight.
                                                       As a final note; I believe in the value of
                                                    transparency, and its necessity to support-
                                                    ing truly democratic governance. While I
                                                                                                       A        last Thursday, Provost John
                                                                                                                Etchemendy announced the appoint-
                                                                                                       ment of an 18-member task force to pursue a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           graduate Education is at an early stage. No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           doubt, it will be presented as a highly “inclu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sive” and “collaborative” process. Over the
years student groups were able to jack up           do personally wish that Financial Officers         comprehensive review of Stanford’s under-                                                                           next year or so, a series of town halls, open
their budgets 10% plus inflation by only            had been given a few days more time on this        graduate education. The Study of Under-                                                 Shelley                     forums, surveys and issue-driven “working
asking Aprops, now if VSOs want more of             year’s Special Fees policies, I will vocifer-      graduate Education at Stanford (SUES) has                                               Gao                         groups” will manifest. These activities will
your money, then they have to petition.             ously defend the work of the Appropria-            the potential to fundamentally transform the                                                                        imbue the findings legitimacy, justify their
    This bill is part of our larger package of      tions Committee, which has properly fol-           intellectual experience at the Farm.                                                                                implementation, and provide the ammuni-
reforms to address VSO budgetary respon-            lowed all procedures and has even gone                 SUES seeks to re-examine and possibly                                                                           tion to crush potential discontent. This pat-
sibility and slash the refund rate. And that        above and beyond in their work. Accusa-            redefine Stanford’s educational mission, and                                                                        tern of decision-making happens at almost
is the thing- the bill is just a part of the        tions of back-door secrecy are patently ab-        provide recommendations regarding core                   imizing participation and ensuring accounta-               every organization — small and large — in
process. The Edit Board correctly notes             surd. All meetings are noted on the public         academic components like IHUM, PWR, In-                  bility of the final outcome.                               the world.
that the rising refund rate is tied to both in-     Senate list, which in my time at Stanford I        troductory Seminars, and GERs. Underlying                    This concept of liberalizing governance                    I guess I should not be so shocked. Two
creased fees and greater number of re-              have never once heard The Daily refer to as        the charge for the commission announced by               emerged in the 1960s. It was affirmed in a                 years ago as a freshman, a tenured faculty
quests. They subsequently run off the cliff         not public enough. For the first time ever,        co-authors Etchemendy and Vice Provost for               document entitled, “Statement on Govern-                   member, veteran of “university service” and
by asserting that “the bill that does accom-        this Appropriations committee has held             Undergraduate Education John Bravman is                  ment of Colleges and Universities,” issued by              academic politics responded to my wide-
plish its purported aim”, a similar claim           weekly public office hours for financial of-       the need to best prepare students for active             the American Association of University Pro-                eyed enthusiasm about propelling change
made by that extremely fallacious petition          ficers. The vilification Anton and others          citizenship in a world of “growing social, po-           fessors, the American Council on Education,                with an amused glance of pity. As an Under-
circulated by the Alternative Spring Break          have received is misguided and simply              litical, economic and ecological intercon-               and the Association of Governing Boards of                 graduate Senator, I read enlightening reflec-
Financial Officer. Really? The bill is meant        wrong. I will not deny there is still more we      nectedness.”                                             Universities and Colleges.                                 tions by student representatives on universi-
to force VSOs, when desiring to tax stu-            can do, both in terms of publicity and re-             The task force is composed of twelve fac-                It is understandable that not all con-                 ty committees lamenting their powerless-
dents more, to make their case to us. Stu-          forms. But I hope the Daily and thus the stu-      ulty members from various disciplines, four              stituencies should be given an equal say in                ness. In fact, some found the most useful part
dent Groups are not getting budgets                 dent body is adequately versed before rush-        administrators and two students. Wait. Was               every aspect of university policymaking. For               of their experience was studying the tech-
capped, they are not being restricted from          ing to judgments not entirely based on facts.      there a public and widely advertised applica-            example, professors with expertise in their                niques used by Committee Chairs to control
money; they simply need to petition if they                                                            tion inviting undergraduates to serve on this            fields are certainly more authoritative                    the agenda, and adroitly steer discussion to-
desire substantial budget increases.                                       ZACHARY WARMA ‘11,
                                                                                                       taskforce?                                               sources at determining major requirements.                 wards predetermined outcomes.
    In regards to the lack of “transparency,”                                     ASSU Senator
                                                                                                           So, who selected them? Why were they se-             However, by paying $50,000 a year each in                      Perhaps the root of the problem does not
                                                                                                       lected? What are their qualifications? These             their university bill, students have earned a              lie with the institution. Indeed, why change
                                                                                                       questions do not center on the effectiveness             right in shaping issues related to academic                when you can get away with the status quo?
                                                                                                       of the student representatives, but rather               and campus life on the Farm. The student                   The real cause may lie with a largely apathet-
                                                                                                       concerns the undemocratic and opaque                     voice cannot be discounted. More important-                ic and disengaged student body. Exerting an
                                                                                                       process involved in their appointment. Nor-                                                                         influence in university policymaking does
                  U NFASHIONABLE N ONSENSE                                                             mally, the student-run ASSU Nominations
                                                                                                                                                                ly, transparency in selecting the student rep-
                                                                                                                                                                resentation is crucial.                                    not appear high in the priority list for already
                                                                                                       Commission is called upon to select students                 Passion for an issue does not singularly               over-committed students. However, it is im-
                                                                                                       for committees through an application and                warrant a place on committees that address                 perative to recognize that we are important

     Title: Sincerely Yours                                                                            interview process. It would appear that such
                                                                                                       a democratic method was bypassed here.
                                                                                                           Requiring student representation on uni-
                                                                                                                                                                important matters in academic and campus
                                                                                                                                                                life. A peer-to-peer selection process is criti-
                                                                                                                                                                cal to selecting students who are interested in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           stakeholders at this University and we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           should demand more to shape our Stanford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           education and that of future generations of
      ome of you may be aware of a neat little

S     feature the good people designing email
      programs came up with a few years ago
to help you save time. It’s called a signature,
                                                                                                       versity committees is founded upon the con-
                                                                                                       cept of shared governance at institutions of
                                                                                                       higher education. Shared governance pro-
                                                                                                       vides different stakeholders a way to have
                                                                                                                                                                the issues and are capable of offering dissent-
                                                                                                                                                                ing opinions in an often-intimidating setting
                                                                                                                                                                consisting of senior faculty and university
                                                                                                                                                                staff. This quality is inevitably jeopardized in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Stanford students.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Shelley Gao ‘11 writes weekly on University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           policies and campus issues. Perhaps some
and it saves a good 0.5 seconds per email. It’s                               Emily                    their voice heard in the decision-making                 situations where administrators are responsi-              things will never change. Disagree? Contact
not unlike the rubber stamps people once                                      Hulme                    process yet achieves a balance between max-              ble for selecting the student representatives.             Shelley: sxgao@stanford.edu.
used when they didn’t have time to sign all
their letters. Or so I’m told.
    At lesser institutions, perhaps students
use this to attach their name to the end of an
email.But,here,a name is simply not enough.         your resume. There are, so far, no rules for                                                                  LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Standing alone, a name is a slippery thing, so      what exactly should go beneath your name.
undefined. It’s only a step away from ab-           My suggestion? Actual biography. Not your
stracting your entire life into a number.           statistics. Take mine as an example:                   I thoroughly appreciate the new and re-              if you don’t remember your co-conquerers                   volumes of Accolades of Alcohol and Mov-
    A horrible specter it would be, to only             Before: Emily Hulme, Stanford Universi-        freshing viewpoint presented on Friday                   name? Or wake up and don’t remember any-                   ing Violations to Be Remembered. But those
refer to yourself by a name, unqualified by         ty, Class of 2011, B.A.S. Candidate, Daily         about the bright side of sex at Stanford.                thing but walking down the row towards the                 are accomplishments to be considered an-
any title or description. But, never fear —         Columnist, Amateur Playwright, Art Affair          Thank you for enlightening our campus as to              party with your friends? Or may have lost                  other day.
sensing that one line,two lines,six lines,might     Attendee, Sigma Chi Enthusiast.                    the sex solution to our problems. Feeling                your wallet and car keys in the process? Your
not be sufficient space for a venerable Stan-           After: E. Hulme, A Kindred Soul, To All        down and unaccomplished? Need to boost                   name is forever engraved in the Sexed Stan-                Sincerely Changed by your Sex-ed,
ford student — the prescient beings that            Who Might Study, at Stanford and also, a           your weekend productivity? Or maybe you                  fordian history, which is kept right next to the           ASHLEY ARTMANN ‘12
drafted this feature knew well enough to per-       Sparkling Water Connoisseur, Who Has               just want to make unkempt in the a.m. a new
mit us to include various and sundry facts          More Info Available on her Twitter, and            fashion statement? GET LAID. Not only
about ourselves. No longer must the signed          Never Uses Awkward Smileys in Texts.               this, but you will be distinguished among
name stand alone; it is accompanied by a ret-           Naturally, to get your point across, I think   your red-eyed, sexless peers for your victori-
inue of qualifications.                             it is rather imperative to retain the structure    ous triumph.
    Not to mention, it’s simply a matter of free    of the antiquated form. It has a certain poet-         Taking away the shame in “walk of
expression.                                         ic quality. Indeed, it may very well be that       shame” really puts the truth about sex out
    However, I must don my advisory hat (it’s       Greek lyric originally derives from these          there. Not only is it “calorie-free and guilt-
felt). I think we have exploited this feature       fragmentary biographies. I think you will find     free”, but also it’s a great workout. Sounds
beyond the bounds of reason, sense, or even         this a form of narrative that just pulses with     like we’ve got a new fad diet on our hands!
sensibility.We’ve taken it not just too far, but    life. Experiment, and watch as your very           Better call BeWell and start a campus-wide
altogether in the wrong direction. Some peo-        essence bubbles up through the disjointed          campaign.The worst repercussions of sex re-
ple — you know who you are — publish only           phrases which tell your story better than any      ally are the sometimes loss of clothing (and
a slightly abbreviated version of their resume      list of titles ever could.                         subsequent wearing of the American Flag,
as a signature. Here’s the deal: 99.99 percent          Again, it’s all about the freedom of ex-       who knew it was multifunctional!) and deal-
of people you will be emailing do not care          pression.                                          ing with the intense jealousy your friends will
that you were a “Dance Marathon Partici-                Armed with one of these signatures,            exhibit. Wait, these aren’t repercussions, just
pant, 2007” or a member of the rock climbing        maybe your professor won’t know that you           laughable moments and points of pride. Sex
club. In fact, they will probably think you are     are an Exec for any given organization or a        has no consequences! I wish we could have
sort of ridiculous for including all this crap      Hum Bio major. In exchange, he’ll know you         all known this earlier. But then that would
about yourself. Take this from one who              are either 1) stupid or 2) a hilarious maverick    undermine the privilege of being in the Stan-
knows: as a card-carrying member of the Bay         who enjoys sparkling water. But, I would not       ford Having-Sex minority. Let’s not let
Area Sons of Norway and a Dance                     spend too many nights tossing and turning          everyone in on this message too soon.
Marathon, non-participant, 2010, I asked my         worrying about the former. Progress, as you            The sheer victory of sex is almost too
friend who vaguely resembles Martha Stew-           know, demands risk, and this is a risk well        much for one to handle. Almost like passing
art what the proper etiquette was on includ-        worth taking. One day, you can tell your           on the Olympic torch, walking back from
ing such feats. She replied, curtly: “Just no.      grandchildren about the time you walked up-        your “conquest” disheveled is a majestic and
And pass the pastry bag, will you, dear?”           hill both ways in the snow with no shoes to sit    life-changing act. As a Sex-ed Laureate, you
    Lest you think I’m out to kill all the fun, I   down in front of the computer screen and           are crowned among your peers and bask in
do not mean to suggest we should reduce the         deleted the most boring possible account of        the limelight of your victory. And it can last
number of lines of personal biography on our        your life you could ever imagine and created       more than fifteen minutes, this fame. Just
emails. This appendage is too important to          a whole new version of yourself, more accu-        make sure your choice of co-conquerer lives
excise. Like a malfunctioning liver, we should      rate and more colorful, to show the world          as far away on campus as possible. Then,
simply switch out the deficient style of email      that you truly are more than just a tired for-     you’ll not only get to strut by Green Library,
signatures for a flashier type. I simply and        mula.                                              you might make it by Old Union and Lake
boldly suggest changing the content.Truth be                                                           Lag too.
told, listing whatever clubs you are in and         Emily would like to thank the illustrious              Let’s face it: sex (and even bad sex) makes
what your major is does not do a great job of       Samantha Penabad for inspiring this column.        us feel wonderful. And those “Oh shit!” mo-
describing who you are. And, so far as I am         Send other inspiring thoughts and/or SNL           ments will be laughs by the next weekend
aware, this is not supposed to be the place for     clips to ehulme@stanford.edu.                      when you’re out to conquer again.Who cares
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SPORTS
          NEAR MISS
                                                                                                                                                                                         WOMEN’S WATER POLO
                                                                                                                                                                                         Season-opening
     Cardinal fall again in                                     2/6 vs. USC L 54-49
                                                                UP NEXT WASHINGTON STATE
                                                                                                                                                                                         success for Stanford
    hard-fought loss to USC                                     (15-8, 5-6 Pac-10)                                                                                                              By CLAUDIA LOPEZ                    Kennedy,and Koran each shot a single
             By WYNDAM MAKOWSKY                                 2/11       Maples Pavilion 7 P.M.                                                                                              CONTRIBUTING WRITER                  goal.Baldoni had a total of 10 saves.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        At 4:30 p.m., the Cardinal played
                SENIOR STAFF WRITER                             COVERAGE:                                                                                                                    The Cardinal swept the competi-        No. 4 UC-Berkeley for the Stanford
    As near misses reach pandemic status for the Car-           RADIO XTRA SPORTS 860/KZSU 90.1 FM                                                                                       tion at its home tournament this week-     Invitational Championship title. The
                                                                                                                                                                                         end. The No. 1 women’s water polo          Cardinal started off the match more
dinal men’s basketball program,it is worth noting just                 (kzsu.stanford.edu)                                                                                               team started its tournament play Satur-    slowly than in the other games this
how close Stanford is to relative success.
    Consider: in Saturday’s 54-49 loss to USC (14-9, 6-                                                                                                                                  day bright and early at 8:30 a.m.against   weekend. After the first period, the
5 Pac-10) at the Galen Center, the Cardinal (10-13, 4-         bound and, after he missed again,Vucevic was there                                                                        No. 6 Michigan at the Avery Aquatic        Bears led 1-0. However, by the end of
7) had no post presence on either side of the court,suf-       for the third chance opportunity, putting the Trojans                                                                     Center. Freshman two-meter Annika          the second period,the Cardinal took a
fered through an awful game from sophomore sharp-              up for good. It was a visually stunning sequence: a                                                                       Dries started the Cardinal off with a      small 4-3 lead.
shooter Jeremy Green,and had few meaningful offen-             wall of white shirts preventing any Stanford players                                                                      goal, one of five Stanford scored be-          During the third quarter, Stanford
sive contributions outside of senior forward Landry            from a shot at a rebound.                                                                                                 fore the Wolverines could get on the       showed why it is the top team in the na-
Fields,who had 27 points.                                          “Offensive rebounding down the stretch was big                                                                        board. By halftime, the Cardinal was       tion as it scored five goals.
    And while no one will mistake the Trojans for ti-          for them,” said head coach Johnny Dawkins. “They                                                                          leading 8-3 and stayed in control              The fourth quarter solidified the
tans of eras past, the above does show that, even with         had a chance to get a couple of putbacks that were                                                                        throughout the second half as the          win for Stanford as each team scored
a depleted roster made up largely of walk-ons, Stan-           big.”                                                                                                                     game ended with a 12-5 victory for         once. The final score was a victorious
ford can compete in a down Pac-10.Unfortunately for                The game played out in USC’s favor from there.                                                                        Stanford.                                  10-7, making the Cardinal women’s
the Cardinal,there is a large gap between winning and          Green missed a jumper — he was 1-10 on the night —                                                                            Sophomore two-meter Melissa            water polo team the champion of the
doing just enough to lose.Although general expecta-            and Johnson, who was 0-3 from the line until that                                  DYLAN PLOFKER/Staff Photographer
                                                                                                                                                                                         Seidemann shot a whopping total of         Stanford Invitational.
tions were low for this season,after a team shows signs        point, made two foul shots to push the lead to 52-49.                                                                     four goals throughout the match;               “We haven’t won this tournament
                                                                                                                             Senior forward Landry Fields led the Card with 27           Dries skipped three into the net;soph-     since 2003,”said head coach John Tan-
of life, moral victories begin to fade. Yet it is still sur-   With seven seconds left, the Trojans immediately              of the team’s 49 points against USC. Days after
prising that Stanford can compete with a conference            fouled to prevent a three-point attempt, and, after                                                                       omore driver Pallavi Menon scored          ner after the match.
opponent,even when Fields accounts for 55 percent of           Fields shanked his first attempt,the game was over.           losing to UCLA by four, Stanford dropped a close            two goals; senior driver Kelly Eaton,          Overall, the coach seemed happy
the team’s production, no other player has more than               That said,it is to the Cardinal’s credit that it was in   five-point game to the Trojans, marking Stanford’s          senior driver Kelsey Holshouser, and       with this weekend’s performance with
six points to his name and the Cardinal is severely lack-      a position to win to begin with. Stanford trailed 21-7        third loss by five points or less in conference play.       senior two-meter Alex Koran each           a few minor exceptions.
ing in entire parts of the sport.                              in the first half with Green on the bench because of                                                                      had a single goal. Junior goalkeeper           “We were inconsistent but good at
    Take Stanford’s interior game, for instance. With          foul trouble, and sophomore point guard Jarrett               past 17 years.                                              Amber Oland saved five shots and           some critical times,”Tanner said.“[Sat-
sophomore Andrew Zimmermann still recovering                   Mann also sitting for an extended period of time.But              Dawkins saw a silver lining.                            freshman goalkeeper Kate Baldoni           urday] we really struggled and created
from injury, the Cardinal’s lack of ability in the paint       the Cardinal proceeded to go on a 16-0 tear to take a             “I thought our team played well in both [Satur-         also recorded a save of her own.           and scored some more difficult oppor-
has been startling,with no better example than Satur-          two-point lead.Trotter’s two threes,the second giving         day’s game and Thursday’s 77-73 loss to UCLA],” he              Later on Saturday, the Cardinal        tunities.We converted more efficiently
day’s contest. Nikola Vucevic had 18 points and 14 re-         Stanford the advantage, were his first attempts and           said. “We were competitive. We didn’t win either            faced off against No. 2 USC. Like the      [Sunday]. Our one-on-one defense is
bounds to lead the Trojans. He established himself at          makes from beyond the arc this year. The furious              game, but we were right in there. Under two minutes,        morning match, Stanford started the        too spotty.”
will — even sophomore Matei Daian, Stanford’s best             comeback went almost until halftime, and USC’s                we were in one-possession games.”                           game off strong with a 4-2 lead by the         Although the defense could have
post defender,could do little to slow him down.                early chances at pulling away were shot — the Tro-                And so it is with the Stanford Cardinal: given the      end of the first period. During the sec-   executed better, the team as a whole
And when the Cardinal had the ball, the physical duo           jans led by just one at the half.                             conditions, losses cannot be viewed entirely negative-      ond and third periods, each team           provided great competition for the
of Marcus Johnson and Leonard Washington prevent-                  And yet,straight out of the locker room,USC went          ly,but the same problems continue to persist.And yet,       scored three points, keeping the game      other teams.
ed the visitors from gaining any traction down low.            on another streak, opening up an eight-point lead on          at least in the immediate future, they may be alleviat-     close.                                         As seen on Sunday morning,many
Sophomore forward Jack Trotter’s six points came on            the back of Washington’s defensive and offensive              ed. Zimmermann could return this week, providing                In the final period, the Cardinal      freshmen and new players were in the
three-pointers, classmates Daian and Elliot Bullock            prowess. But once again, the Cardinal fought back to          the team with a post threat, and the Cardinal returns       outscored its opponent 3-2, giving         pool,while by the end of the day more
were held scoreless and both Trotter and Bullock blew          eventually open up a four-point advantage with under          to Maples,where all of the team’s success has occurred      Stanford the 10-7 victory. Eaton and       upperclassmen were playing.Whether
routine lay-ups. The end result? USC had 10 blocks;            eight minutes to play.                                        this season.                                                Seidemann each contributed four            a more experienced player or a new
Stanford had two. USC had 32 points in the paint;                  “We had them on the ropes twice and they never                Stanford sits in last place in the Pac-10, but just     goals while Holshouser and junior          player, each Cardinal woman con-
Stanford had 12.                                               quit,” said USC head coach Kevin O’Neill.“We tried            three games out of first.The Cardinal has shown it can      driver Kim Krueger each skipped in a       tributed to the championship.
    No sequence was more telling than the one result-          to blow it.”                                                  compete, and now, with conference play winding              goal. Oland stopped seven shots                “When you play four games in two
ing in a Vucevic putback with 21 seconds remaining.                The teams traded blows until Vucevic’s fatal bas-         down,it is time to finish.                                  throughout the game.                       days, people are going to have differ-
The Cardinal led 49-48, and seemed to be in position           ket, which kept the Cardinal winless on the road in                                                                           On Sunday morning, the Cardinal        ent energies,”Tanner said.
to get the ball back after senior guard Drew Shiller           conference play and ensured that Stanford would               Contact Wyndam Makowsky at makowsky@stanford.               again started the day early at 8:30 a.m.       Winning such a competitive tour-
blocked Johnson’s drive. But Johnson got his own re-           suffer just its second four-game losing streak in the         edu.                                                        against No. 7 San Jose State. During       nament gave Tanner high expectations
                                                                                                                                                                                         the first half, the Cardinal only had a    for the season.
                                                                                                                                                                                         two-point advantage at 7-5,but,during          “The bar is set pretty high with our



                                                                                                               TEAM EFFORT
                                                                                                                                                                                         the second half, Stanford dominated        team,” he said.“The tradition of great
                      Daniel                                                                                                                                                             and stole a win from the Spartans. In      play and great water polo expectations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are high, and I am sure we will be
                      Bohm                                                                                                                                                               the last two periods, the Cardinal
                                                                                                                                                                                         outscored the Spartans 8-1 en route to     ranked No.1 again.”
                                                                                                                                                                                         a 15-6 win. Stanford benefitted from a         The Cardinal played four games in



                                                                                                                LIFTS CARD
                      On My Mind                                                                                                                                                         well-spread offensive attack,with mul-     two days against Michigan, USC, San
                                                                                                                                                                                         tiple players making offensive contri-     Jose State University and UC-Berke-
                                                                                                                                                                                         butions.                                   ley, winning each match. The next
                                                                                                                                                                                             Dries shot three goals; Krueger,       match will be at the Avery Aquatic

    The                                                                                                        Assortment of players contributes to win
                                                                                                                                                                                         Menon and senior two-meter Jessica
                                                                                                                                                                                         Steffens each contributed two goals;
                                                                                                                                                                                         sophomore driver Cassie Churnside,
                                                                                                                                                                                         freshman driver Vee Denlevie, Eaton,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Center on Saturday at 10 a.m. against
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sonoma State.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Contact Claudia Lopez at cllopez@

  American                                                                                                                         By CLAUDIA PRECIADO
                                                                                                                                          STAFF WRITER
                                                                                                                                                                                         Holshouser, freshman driver Victoria       stanford.edu.



   Holiday                                                                                                         No. 5 Stanford men’s volleyball dominated UC-Santa Cruz 30-
                                                                                                               23,29-31,30-22,30-18 on Friday night.
                                                                                                                   Sophomore setter Evan Barry started his first game of the sea-



I
     could write an analytical break-                                                                          son in place of senior Kawika Shoji after having played in four
     down of the Super Bowl right now.                                                                         games in 2009. In his season debut, Barry excelled with a career-
     I could discuss the intricacies of                                                                        high 58 assists.
     how the Saints won the game by                                                                                Last year, Barry started his first collegiate match versus Long
being sound in special teams and wear-                                                                         Beach State and later had a previous career best against UC-Irvine
ing the Colts defense out by methodi-                                                                          with 26 assists.He is currently expected to take over Shoji’s job after
cally working the ball down the field.                                                                         graduation.
    But that would be boring. Plus, if                                                                             “It was great to finally get out there and set a full match.All of
you wanted a detailed analysis of the                                                                          the guys who got in really stepped up to allow me to set the whole
Super Bowl, although it is sad, I highly                                                                       match,” Barry said.“Although it wasn’t an MPSF match, our team
doubt this is where you would turn to                                                                          really needed a win and so I think everyone is happy with that vic-
get it. So instead, I’d rather look at the                                                                     tory.”
larger meaning of the Super Bowl in                                                                                The Card played a hard-fought game that started with a quick
the context of American culture.                                                                               attack in the first set. Barry instantly connected with sophomore
    Is there anything more American                                                                            outside hitter Brad Lawson and soon after found senior opposite
than Super Bowl Sunday?                                                                                        hitter Evan Romero and senior middle blocker Garrett Werner.
    It combines an over-the-top specta-                                   MASARU OKA/Staff Photographer        Stanford controlled the tempo of the game as the team spread out
cle, which is emblematic of American              Sophomore outside hitter Brad Lawson hammers a               its attack.UC-Santa Cruz fell behind after the Card went on a five-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ZACK HOBERG/The Stanford Daily
exceptionalism, with a sense of group                                                                          point run, increasing its lead to 22-18. A Jason Palacios kill finally
                                                  kill against the UC-Santa Cruz. Four Cardinal play-          won the set for the Card at 30-23.                                         Stanford used a balanced offensive attack to overwhelm the competition
camaraderie and tradition. Most every
family or group of friends has its                ers recorded career highs in kills, while sophomore                                                                                     and win the Stanford Invitational. Senior Jessica Steffens scored two goals
unique way of celebrating the Super               setter Evan Barry had a career-high 58 assists.                                 Please see MVBALL, page 6                               in the championship game against Cal, which the Cardinal won, 10-7.
Bowl, be it a special guacamole dip, a
series of prop bets, or just a backyard
barbeque.
    I say they are celebrating for a rea-
                                                  Strong doubles play leads                                On the doubles side, Stanford record-
                                                                                                       ed a near-perfect showing as Clayton and
                                                                                                       Wire won 8-1, Kandath and Lin won 8-0
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Card gain experience on Texas roadtrip
son,because for all intents and purpos-
es, the Super Bowl has become a na-
tional holiday.
                                                  Card to victory over Hawaii                          and junior Greg Hirshman and freshman
                                                                                                       Walker Kehrer won 8-2.                                                                                                 By WILL SEATON
                                                                                                           Once again, the weather impacted the                                                                            CONTRIBUTING WRITER
    In 1984, Joseph L. Price wrote in an                                                               match. Originally scheduled to begin at 1
                                                               By MIKE LAZARUS
article for Christian Century,“There is                                                                p.m., head coach John Whitlinger post-                                                             The No. 14 Stanford women’s tennis team (4-0) passed its
                                                                 STAFF WRITER
a remarkable sense in which the Super                                                                  poned the starting time until 3 p.m. to                                                        first major test this season with flying colors as it took down No.
Bowl functions as a major religious fes-                                                               give the courts enough time to sufficient-                                                     24 Texas Christian University (1-2) by a score of 6-1 on Friday,
                                                     When Stanford faced Hawaii over
tival for American culture, for the                                                                    ly dry.                                                                                        followed by a 5-2 victory over No. 27 University of Texas (1-3)
                                                  Thanksgiving break, the Cardinal, play-
event signals a convergence of sports,                                                                     “We thought we really weren’t going                                                        Saturday afternoon.
                                                  ing on the road for the first time and with-
politics and myth.”                                                                                    to play at all,” Clayton said. “Getting to                                                         Despite being the first ranked team Stanford played this
                                                  out its top-ranked player sophomore
    While this was written 26 years ago,                                                               the courts and seeing that we were going                                                       year, TCU proved to be little challenge for the Cardinal. With
                                                  Bradley Klahn, still won easily, 7-0. On
his point has only become more valid                                                                   to play was a little bit of shock.”                                                            a sweep of the doubles, Stanford earned the tiebreak point and
                                                  Saturday, playing in the friendly confines
as the years have passed.                                                                                  Still unsure of the forecast, the order                                                    proceeded to win the next three matches to clinch the day.
                                                  of the Taube Family Tennis Center with
    Of the 90 million or so viewers of                                                                 of the match was reversed, with the teams                                                          “I think we handled two pretty good teams well,” said head
                                                  Klahn back in the singles lineup, the re-
yesterday’s Super Bowl, many of them                                                                   playing the singles matches before the                                                         coach Lele Forood. “We won the doubles both days and that
                                                  sult was vaguely familiar.
were football fans that cared deeply                                                                   doubles. In collegiate tennis, a team                                                          was key.We swept against TCU and the singles were pretty well
                                                     The No. 9 Stanford men’s tennis team
about the Saints and the Colts, but just                                                               needs to win four points out of a possible                                                     contested both days.”
                                                  defeated the Hawaii Warriors, 6-1, to ex-
as many, if not more, were not. They                                                                   seven to win the match. One point is                                                               Both freshmen appeared to struggle against TCU though,
                                                  tend its perfect record to 4-0 on the sea-
were watching to see the commercials,                                                                  awarded for winning the doubles side,                                                          as Stacey Tan had to come back from a set down to defeat
                                                  son. It was the first match this season the
or the halftime show,or simply because                                                                 and each of the six singles matches are                                                        Idunn Hertzberg 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5). Mallory Burdette suffered
                                                  Cardinal did not sweep.
it was what you do.                                                                                    also worth one point. Thus, a team can                                                         only her fourth loss on the season in a 5-7,7-6 (4),1-0 (10-5) loss
                                                     On the singles side, Klahn, junior
    Price refers to the Super Bowl and                                                                 clinch the match solely on singles.                                                            to Katariina Tuohimaa at the No.3 position.Both players expe-
                                                  Alex Clayton, and freshmen Denis Lin                                                                              MASARU OKA/Staff Photographer
politics — and he is right that a game                                                                     The rain, of course, did not come. The                                                     rienced some pre-match jitters as they adjusted to their first
                                                  and Matt Kandath all won in straight                                                                    Sophomore Bradley Klahn prepares
that has zero intrinsic political influ-                                                               result? Three doubles matches that had                                                         dual match play on the road.
                                                  sets, while sophomore Ryan Thacher
ence can be used as an extraordinary
                                                  needed three sets to seal the victory. Se-           no impact on the overall match.                    to hit a backhand in Stanford’s match           “That match was a bit of getting adjusted to the place and
political tool.                                                                                            “It was definitely a little bit different      against Hawaii. The Cardinal lost           my opponent’s style of tennis,” Tan said. “We played indoors
                                                  nior Richard Wire was the lone Cardinal
                                                  player to lose, dropping in straight sets                                                               three total games in doubles match-
      Please see BOHM, page 6                     6-2, 6-2.                                                   Please see MTENNIS, page 6                  es on its way to a solid 6-1 victory.                          Please see WTENNIS, page 6
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                                                                                                                                            hard because they pressure you while
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                                                                                                                                            block it out.”
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                                               MVBALL
Round of 16 in the National Team                                                             middle blocker Charley Henrikson,              into the third set.This time Stanford was   proud of everyone for stepping up and         gave them the confidence they need-
Indoor Championships, where                                                                  and freshman outside hitter Myles              relentless and never let the Banana         playing well.”                                ed to play well in an important game
weather will not be a factor. The                                                            Muagututia stepped in.The three came           Slugs see a lead. Though Santa Cruz’s           In the fourth and final set, errors       like this.”
Cardinal will fly to Charlottesville,          Continued from page 5                         out powerfully against the Banana              Justin Lam and Salvatore La Cavera          troubled the Banana Slugs and kept                The men’s volleyball team earned
Virg. on Wednesday and play No. 8                                                            Slugs. Combined, they hit 17 kills. Un-        were continual threats, sophomore           junior middle blocker Max Halvorson           its second victory of the week against
Texas Friday morning.                                                                        fortunately, Santa Cruz met the Card’s         libero Erik Shoji directed the defense      serving to take an early 5-3 lead.Dobbs       Santa Cruz,the first being against Pacif-
    “We beat them last year second                 “I think the tempo was similar to         attack and tied up the game at 26,27,28,       with skill.The Card took the set by eight   hit seven kills in the fourth set alone and   ic on Wednesday, with many players
round, so it should definitely be a            that of any other game. Everyone on           and 29.Two attack errors lost the set for      points,30-22.                               at one point helped secure a nine-point       coming off the bench in the much-need-
good rematch,” Clayton said.                   our team who got [playing time] really        the Card,31-29.                                    “I think the most challenging part of   lead over Santa Cruz.Dobbs ended the          ed wins. Next weekend, the Card will
    If Stanford wins, it will face ei-         wanted to win,” Barry said. “I don’t              “Santa Cruz definitely came out fir-       the game was keeping a steady rhythm        set with a service ace for the 30-18 win,     face two MPSF opponents:UCLA,Fri-
ther USC or Fresno State on Satur-             think that it was any less competitive        ing,” Barry said. “They were not going         going with all the substitutions we         ending the match as well.                     day at Maples Pavilion, and UC-Irvine,
day in the quarterfinals. The cham-            than most league games.”                      to fold just because we are the better-        made. However, we did a really good             “I think trust played a big part in       Saturday at Burnham Pavilion. Both
pionship is at noon on Monday.                     The second set saw new players and        ranked team so they made it a fun,com-         job of managing it,” Barry said.“I think    the win,” Barry said. “Everyone on            matches will begin at 7 p.m.
                                               a Santa Cruz comeback. Most signifi-          petitive match.”                               we had 16 guys play,but not one of them     our team trusted whoever was in at
Contact Mike Lazarus at mlazarus               cantly, redshirt sophomore outside hit-           The substitutions continued as jun-        negatively changed the tempo of the         the time and that really allowed them         Contact Claudia Preciado at claudiap@
@stanford.edu.                                 ter Garrett Dobbs, redshirt sophomore         ior outside hitter Ian Connolly stepped        game when they came in. I’m really          to step up and make a difference. It          stanford.edu.



BOHM
                                               terest. Politics should never become          from ever hitting.                             ter of film production, the Super Bowl      halftime show                                 you. Jew or Muslim, Christian or
                                               the story of sport, but, come Super               Sports are great, but they cannot          is the ultimate media event — and it is        It is all part of creating the biggest,    Hindu. The Super Bowl is America’s
                                               Bowl time, interest groups know that          prevent tragedy, fix dysfunction or re-        America’s.                                  most exceptional event possible — be-         holiday.
Continued from page 5                          this is the most watched event annual-        build an economy. Ultimately, they                 Only here, a country built by the       cause that is what America does.
                                               ly in the U.S., so it is a great time to      are games — maybe not just games,              minds and muscles of immigrants,               No matter your religious beliefs or        Daniel Bohm was asked to do a Super
                                               spread a message.That said, the open,         but they are games.                            would we see it appropriate to co-opt       level of observance, if you are Ameri-        Bowl ad with Tim Tebow, but said no.
    ESPN found it necessary to put an          public debate over the Tebow com-                 The Super Bowl, however, is much,          one of Britain’s finest bands for our       can, the Super Bowl is a holiday for          Ask him why at bohmd@stanford.edu
article about President Obama picking          mercial is truly illustrative of the          much more to America.
the Colts to win, but rooting for the          American democracy at work.                       The United States is probably the
Saints on the front of its website the             In addition to politics, Price refers     most grandiose country in the world.
morning of the game.                           to the myth around the Super Bowl.            Only here would it seem appropriate
    More precisely,the battle for adver-       What better example of that than this         to spend close to $3 million on a 30-sec-
tising during the Super Bowl has be-           year and the talk about the Saints win-       ond advertisement as is done for the
come political, as CBS, somewhat con-          ning the Super Bowl being good for            Super Bowl. Only here would celebri-
troversially, allowed a commercial for         New Orleans.                                  ties such as Stevie Wonder, Charles
a pro-life group starring Tim Tebow to             No one will argue that the city has       Barkley, Ice Cube, LeBron James,
air during the game, but not a racy            been depressed and the people beat            Dwight Howard and Larry Bird all
commercial starring a homosexual for-          down in the aftermath of Hurricane            make appearances in those commer-
mer football player.                           Katrina, but if you read some of the          cials.
    Sports are normally a venue that           articles in the lead up to the Super              It’s America. It’s over the top and
transcends politics, allowing Democ-           Bowl, it sounded as if a Saints’ victo-       extravagant. Just like Times Square is
rats and Republicans to root for the           ry would turn back the clock four and         the center of New Year’s celebrations
same teams and share a common in-              a half years and stop the hurricane           worldwide, and Hollywood is the cen-



WBBALL
                                               putting the Cardinal up 34-10 with the        Gemelos said.“It’s unfortunate that we
                                               and-one free throw. That came in the          came down and got two losses,but at the
                                               midst of a 26-9 run that lasted until 10:07   same time I’m very happy [to be back].”
Continued from front page                      of the half,when Stanford led 55-19.              While Gemelos’s fellow Trojans and
                                                   As the half continued, Stanford           her friends and family were certainly de-
                                               began to make better shots, posting           lighted to see her playing again,the Car-
                                               64.5-percent accuracy in the second half      dinal had a special source of inspiration
     After going up 11-4 on the small out-     after shooting 35.7 percent in the first.     as well. Stanford’s 1989-1990 national
burst,though,the Cardinal continued to         After the ten-minute mark,Stanford re-        championship team, coached by Van-
struggle with its shooting accuracy.Stan-      lied less on driving to the basket and        Derveer, was honored following Sun-
ford’s shooting percentage sunk as low         made 14 of its next 16 points from the        day’s game and was on campus this
as 29 percent midway through the half,         field on jump-shots.                          weekend to speak with the current Car-
while the Trojans finished at just 9.7 per-        With about five minutes remaining         dinal women.
cent,making only three field goals.            and the win lookinag secure, Van-                 “There are some teams that say,‘Oh,
     “I think we were just not as patient      Derveer began to sub in her bench             that was 20 years ago,that was then,’ but
as we needed to be,” said Stanford             players. By that time, though, four of        I really like how our team really em-
head coach Tara VanDerveer. “We                Stanford’s starters had double-digit          braced their message and listened,”
wanted to win this game very badly . . .       point totals: Pedersen (18), Ogwu-            VanDerveer said.“Obviously our teams
and I just felt people were pressing a         mike (16), Appel (15), and Gold-On-           are really different,but there are a lot of
little bit,missing free throws that we’ve      wude (11).                                    similarities with what we’re doing now
been making, missing O-boards and                  As USC continued to fade,one of its       and what we did and what things will
making some turnovers that are un-             players — redshirt junior Jacki Geme-         work for us. The biggest thing that this
characteristic.”                               los — did not. The Stockton, Calif. na-       team felt was just the pride that the ‘90
     USC head coach Michael Cooper,            tive, a high school teammate of Appel,        team has in them.”
watching his team struggle even more           had been plagued by knee injuries since           With two wins over the Los Angeles
severely,had similar thoughts.                 being the nation’s top recruit in 2006.       schools last weekend, the Cardinal has
     “I don’t really think Stanford’s de-      She played her first NCAA game only           secured a season sweep over the confer-
fense was a big issue to us,we just missed     three nights ago, against Cal, and was        ence’s second- and third-place teams,
a lot of wide open shots,” Cooper said.        her team’s points leader against the Car-     owning a three-game cushion in the loss
“When you’re playing the second-best           dinal with 13.                                column over the Bruins with only seven
team in the country, you’ve got to hit             “I thought Jacki Gemelos played an        regular season games remaining. Up
your shots.”                                   excellent game for her second game            next for the Cardinal is a road trip to the
     The poor shooting meant plenty of         back,” Cooper said. “Other than the           Northwest, where it will take on Wash-
opportunities for rebounding,however,          loss, it’s just a very happy moment for       ington on Friday at 7 p.m.and Washing-
and the Cardinal was able to capitalize.       me personally,and I’m quite sure for her      ton State on Sunday at noon.
Pedersen,in particular,was raking in re-       family, that she’s out on the court doing
bounds, picking up 10 in less than 11          the things she loves doing.”                  Contact Nate Adams at nbadams@stan-
minutes. She finished with 14 of her               “It’s definitely been bittersweet,”       ford.edu.
team’s eventual 59 rebounds. Appel,
meanwhile,picked up enough boards to
pass Nicole Powell’s mark of 1,143 to
become Stanford’s all-time rebounds
leader.
     “I think it’s an honor to be up there,”
Appel said. “But I want a national
championship.”
     Stanford went on another short
burst before halftime,going 3-4 from the
field as Pedersen sunk a three from
straight out and followed it up with a
pair of successful free throws, which
helped send the Cardinal to the locker
room with a 29-10 lead. Pedersen
earned a double-double with 50 sec-
onds remaining in the half.
     Stanford took off in the second half,
improving its accuracy and quickly ex-
tending its lead.Two and a half minutes
in,Gold-Onwude scored a crowd-pleas-
ing fast break layup that drew a foul,

				
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