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Cougars’ ‘Quest’ derailed in Fort Worth
TCU topples BYU’s BCS                              ence winning streak. It also ended
                                                   BYU’s hopes of reaching a BCS bowl
 hopes with 32-7 win                               this season.
                                                     “I was very impressed with TCU
                                                   tonight,” coach Bronco Mendenhall
                                                   said. “They were sharper in every
                                                   phase of the game and executed at a
          B y M AT T PAY n E                       higher level from beginning to end. I
                                                   don’t think we played to our potential
  FORT WORTH, Texas — Not this                     in any area. We showed glimpses at
time.                                              the end, but were not able to sustain
  Despite a decent second half, anoth-             any type of execution.”
er slow start doomed the Cougars on                  Quarterback Max Hall had his
the road Thursday against TCU. The                 worst game of the season, statisti-
Horned Frogs started quickly and nev-              cally and physically, completing only
er looked back, taking a 23-0 lead into            22-of-42 passes and throwing two in-
halftime and cruising to a 32-7 victory.           terceptions. His once impenetrable                                                                          Associated Press
  BYU’s loss snapped its 16-game                                                             BYU linebacker David nixon (43) misses the tackle on TCU tailback Joseph Turner
winning streak and 18-game confer-                           See QUEST on Page 3             in the first half of their game on Thursday night in Fort Worth. BYU lost 32-7.




         Cosmo’s History                                                                                                                                                                            Photo by Stephanie Rhodes
                                                                                                                                                                                  Aaron Perez transfers donations from
                                                                                        Cos
           Early 1920’s
           The cougar was selected as BYU’s of-
                                                                                                                                                                                  one bin to another at Deseret Industries
           ficial mascot by former coach Eugene                                                                                                                                   Thursday afternoon.


                                                                                                                                                                                    D.I. brings
           L. Roberts.

           1924
           BYU purchases two cougar cubs for 50


                                                                                                                                                                                       hope,
           cents apiece to excite fans at athletic
           events
                                                                                           mo

            1929
            The cougars broke out of their cage, killing
            two dogs and terrorizing livestock. Both were
            recaptured the same day. BYU never owned
            its own cougars again, but did occasion-
                                                                                                                                                                                    chance for
            ally borrow some from local bounty hunters.
            Cougars prowled the sidelines (in cages) until
            the late 40’s and various times in the 60’s.                                                                                                                            better life
                                                                                             -po

            October 15, 1953
            Cosmo the Cougar is cre-
            ated by pep chairman                                                                                                                                                         By MITCH MALLORY
            Dwayne Stevenson. His
            costume cost $73, and
            was worn by Stevenson’s                                                                                                                                                  For many people, Deseret Indus-
            roommate, Daniel T. Gal-                                                                                                                                              tries is a convenient place to get
            lego. Cosmo was named                                                                                                                                                 clothes and other things at discount
            after BYU’s diverse student                                                                                                                                           prices. But for some, it is not only
            body.                                                                                                                                                                 a place of employment but also a
                                                                                                lita

                                                                                                                                                                                  means to a better life.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Aside from being a thrift store, D.I.
                                                                                                                                                                                  provides many of its employees with
                                                                                                                                                                                  services such as English language
                                                                                                                                                                                  training, cashier and customer ser-
                                                                                                                                                                                  vice training and basic skills such
                                                                                                                                                                                  as math and science education.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Michelle Wilkins, development as-
                                                                                                                                                                                  sistant for Deseret Industries, said
                                                                                                    n


                                                                                                                                                                                  a main benefit of these programs
                                                                                                                                                                                  is the opportunities it provides em-
                                                                                                                                                                                  ployees, which they could not obtain
           BYU used to have a tradition of unveil-                                                                                                                                without assistance.
           ing Cosmo at the final home basketball                                                                                                                                    “We are advocates for those who
           game each year. Some honorees include                                                                                                                                  can’t speak for themselves,” Wilkins
           Pres. Wilkinson in the mid-50’s and LaVell
                                                                                                                                                                                  said. “We offer programs like help-
           Edwards in 1981. The tradition stopped so
           that a student could remain as Cosmo for                                                                                                                               ing employees get their CDL [com-
           multiple years.                                                                                                                                                        mercial driver’s license], welding
                                                                                                                                                                                  license, getting their GED and other
           As an icon to BYU fans around the country,                                                                                                                             certifications.”
           Cosmo has created several organizations.                                                                                                                                  D.I. employee Aaron Perez said he
           The Cosmo’s Kids Club, Team Cosmo and                                                                                                                                  is appreciative of the skills he has
           Cosmo’s Corner help young ones develop                                                                                                                                 learned while working there.
           a love for BYU athletics.                                                                                                                                                 “They have taught me to be a good
                                                                                                                                                                                  worker, to work hard and to be able to
                                                                                                                                                                                  work on my own,” Perez said. “I have


                                                                  A look behind
                                                                                                                                                                                  told them my goals for the future and
                                                                                                                                                                                  they sit down with me and teach me
                                                                                                                                                                                  what to do to be prepared.”



                                                                  Cosmo’s mask
                                                                                                                                                                                     Gabe Parsons, a job coach at D.I.,
                                                                                                                                                                                  said the main focus of the training
                                                                                                                                                                                  is to help individual employees help
                                                                                                                                                                                  themselves.
                                                                                                                                                                                     “We really teach self reliance
                                                                                                                                                                                  here,” Parsons said. “Our programs
                                                                                                                                                                                  are designed to help people be more
           Sept. 2, 1997                                                     B y M AT T PAY n E                                                                                   able to make it on their own when
           While hunting red-tailed hawks (Utah’s                                                                                                                                 they leave Deseret Industries.”
           mascot), Cosmo fell 100 feet. The Utah               Mime. Movie star. Mascot.                                                                                            Along with education and work
           Valley Search and Rescue was notified                However you classify him, Cosmo has been a last-             Cosmo: I just                                        skills, D.I. trains employees on the
           and saved Cosmo, who had to have an
           emergency surgery that significantly              ing symbol of Brigham Young University athletics           try to add excite-                                        basics of what it takes to hold a job.
           reduced the size of his head. It turned           since 1953.                                            ment and energy to an                                            “We help our employees learn
           out to be a blessing for Cosmo, allowing             But how well do you really know Cosmo?              already exciting atmo-                                        what behaviors are appropriate in
           more range in motion and the ability to              Did you know the Cosmo suit has been worn by sphere at the games. Also,                          Photo by         the workplace, prepare résumés and
           perform more amazing stunts to get the            former BYU president Earnest L. Wilkinson and for- during any down times in                                          dress for success,” Parsons said.
           crowd into the game.                                                                                                                                David Scott
                                                             mer football coach LaVell Edwards? Or that                     the games, such as                                       One particularly rewarding ex-
                                                             Cosmo underwent a major reconstructive                         timeouts or half-                                     perience remembered by Parsons
          2001                                                                                              < Students
                                                             surgery after a hunting accident in 1997?                      time, I’m there to entertain the fans and             is a man who began working at D.I.
          The Cosmobile is introduced.                          Cosmo is one of the most popular mascots     say Cosmo make sure they’re having a fun time.                       while homeless.
                                                             in the country and regularly participates                                                                               “He learned some work skills, was
                                                             in the Capitol One Mascot Challenge. He’s
                                                                                                            is true blue Cosmo?What is the hardest part of being
                                                                                                                              MP:
                                                                                                                                                                                  put in a CDL class and now he’s an
          2006-2008
          Cosmo plays the key role in hit movies “Cos-
                                                             currently ranked 10th. He also regularly           spirit        Cosmo: A lot comes with it. It’s a really           overland trucker making great mon-
          mo Begins” and “Cosmo: Reloaded,” which            participates in non-athletic events, such as      Page 3       hectic schedule, because appearances come             ey,” Parsons said.
          have been displayed between the third and          fundraisers, birthday parties and wedding                      at random times during the day. I’ll walk                Parsons said D.I. is a rewarding
          fourth quarters at home football games.            receptions, just to name a few.                                kids to school at 6:30 a.m. and sometimes I           place to work.
          He’s also involved with the Capital One Mas-          Cosmo has a lot going on, but he graciously set do fundraisers like “Rock the Block” that go until 2                 “It’s like doing a service project,
          cot Challenge, going up against other well-        aside a few minutes earlier this week to sit down or 3 a.m. It takes dedication because of the random                but I get paid for it,” Parsons said.
          known mascots across the country.                  with The Daily Universe and explain (through an scheduling. Sometimes I get calls the day of an event                “To see people come in with nothing
                                                             interpreter, of course) some of the rigors, demands and have to drop everything in my personal life and              and improve and learn to provide
                                                             and benefits of being one of the most recognizable do that.                                                          for themselves is a feeling I can’t
   Photos courtesy of Ralph Zobell                           figures in Provo.                                         MP: Does Cosmo have a favorite sport?                      describe.”
   Timeline Info by Daniel Whitehead
   Graphics by Stephanie Siggard and Joseph Tolman             MP: What is your main purpose?                                       See MASCOT on Page 3                          mitchm@byu.net

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                                                                                                                                  European markets drop
                                                                                                                                 ahead of Wall Street open
                                                                                                                                                                   ment from the U.S. Federal Re-
                                                                                                                                                                   serve indicated that the world’s
                                                                                                                                                                   largest economy is already, or
                                                                                                                                                                   about to fall, into recession.
                                                                                                                                                                      “Equity markets are seeing
                                                                                                                                                                   a meltdown again over wor-
                                                                                                                                   LONDON — European stock         ries about a global economic
                                BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi government             government in its “efforts to provide the        markets were lower Thursday       slump,” said Neil Mackinnon,
                             sent blankets and food Thursday to help            equivalent protection for our Christian broth-   despite expectations of a mod-    chief economist at ECU Group.
                             thousands of Christians who have fled a vio-        ers” and to “secure for them all kind of as-     est rebound on Wall Street,          The FTSE 100 index of lead-
                             lent campaign against them in the northern         sistance and protection.” Kurdistan borders      after Japan’s Nikkei tumbled      ing British shares was down
                             city of Mosul.                                     Ninevah province, which includes Mosul.          more than 11 percent over-        117.74 points, or 2.9 percent, at
                                The recent killings in Mosul, widely               More than 1,400 families have fled Mosul to    night amid mounting anxi-         3,961.85, while Germany’s DAX
                             blamed on al-Qaida in Iraq, coincided with         nearby villages and towns, according to the      ety that the world economy is     was 109.83 points, or 2.3 percent,
         Joshua Flake        stepped-up lobbying efforts by Christians          Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Migra-        plunging into a deep and pro-     down at 4,751.80. The CAC-40 in
                             to ensure their representation in upcom-           tion. Emergency aid was dispatched to help       tracted recession.                France was 121.26 points lower,
                             ing provincial elections in the primarily          humanitarian organizations struggling to           The latest bout of selling in   or 3.6 percent, at 3,259.81.
   Joseph Tolman             Muslim country.                                    care for the Christian refugees, Minister        the markets was stoked by a          Wall Street though appeared
                                The president of the semiautonomous             Abdul-Samad Rahman said.                         record percentage fall on Wall    to be heading for a mild rebound
  Ashley Anderson            Kurdish region in northern Iraq, Massoud              The U.S. military also reported two Ameri-    Street Wednesday after weaker-    Thursday after its steep dive in
   Jackie Hicken             Barzani, said the omission of a minority           can troop deaths, including a soldier who was    than-expected U.S. retail sales   the previous session, but inves-
    Erin Kulesus             quota in a recently passed elections law was       killed Thursday in a rocket or mortar attack     data and a downbeat assess-       tors remained anxious.
                             a “big mistake.” He called on parliament to        in Diyala province, north of Baghdad. The
   Nick Newman               pass a new law that would restore it.              other soldier died of noncombat causes late
                                Barzani also promised to help the federal       Wednesday in Baghdad.
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    Lacie Hales                TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP)
                             — A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake                                                                                                   of a misunderstanding that
   Alex Ingersoll            rocked the southern Mexican state of                                                                                                  could lead to another clash.”
   Cheryl Madsen             Chiapas on Thursday, shaking homes and                                                                                                  The agreement came during
                             prompting people to flee into the streets.                                                                                            talks between military com-
                               The quake was felt across the border in                                                                                             manders from both countries
  Emiley Morgan              Guatemala and as far south as El Salva-                                                               BANGKOK, Thailand — A           a day after the clash between
                             dor.                                                                                                Thai military official says       troops at a disputed border
 Samantha Strong               Mexican and Guatemalan emergency                                                                  Cambodia and Thailand have        killed at least two Cambodian
                             officials said there were no immediate                                                              agreed to joint patrols at a      soldiers and wounded 10 from
                             reports of injuries or damage, although                                                             disputed border to reduce         both sides.
                             they were still investigating.                                                                      the tension that a day earlier      Ca mbodia’s a r my com-
    David Scott
                               Cecilia Monica Hernandez said her                                                                 erupted into a gun battle.        mander said the two sides
                             house shook in the Mexican border city of                                                             Thai army spokesman Col.        “agreed to prevent further
Christine Armbruster         Tapachula, 25 miles (40 kilometers) from                                                            Sansern Kaewkumnerd said          armed clashes” but that talks
  Adam Grimshaw              the quake’s epicenter.                                                                              the two sides agreed that joint   would continue over the bor-
 Stephanie Rhodes              “All of the roof tiles of my house moved                                                          patrols could “reduce chances     der dispute.
Andrew Van Wagenen           and some fell on to the patio,” she said.
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                             but we’re all fine.”

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  Brooke Naylor                                                                    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea
                                KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan             threatened Thursday to cut all ties with
                             policeman hurled a grenade and opened fire on       South Korea, saying the new conservative
                             a U.S. military foot patrol in eastern Afghani-    government is a U.S. toady engaged in reck-
   Tristan Camp              stan on Thursday, killing an American soldier      less confrontation with its neighbor.
  Emily Cardenas             and raising fears that insurgents have infil-          North Korea has been unhappy with
                             trated the police. It was the second attack by a   South Korea’s new President Lee Myung-
  Mekelle Johnson            policeman on U.S. soldiers in eastern Afghani-     bak, who took office in February with a
                             stan in less than a month.                         pledge to get tough on the rival state. By
                                The patrol was returning to a base in Bermel    contrast, Lee’s two liberal predecessors
Burgundy Flammer             district of Paktika province when they were        had aggressively sought reconciliation by
                             attacked by the policeman, who was stand-          providing massive aid to the impoverished
                             ing on a tower, the military said. The soldiers    nation.
             Daryl Gibson    returned fire, killing the officer.                     The North’s warning, issued in a com-
          Ellen Hernandez       Training of the police force and the Afghan     mentary carried in the North’s main Rodong
                             national army are key elements in the U.S.         Sinmun newspaper, said if the South “keeps
              Rich Evans     strategy of dealing with a vicious Taliban-led     to the road of reckless confrontation with
                             insurgency that has spread in many parts of        the (North), defaming its dignity despite its
    Kaye Nelson              the country.                                       repeated warnings, this will compel it to
           Rich Johnson         Militants in Afghanistan have in the            make a crucial decision including the total
            Shayne Durrant   past disguised themselves in police or army        freeze of the North-South relations.”
                             uniforms when attacking Afghan and foreign            That means Pyongyang could terminate
                             troops, but real policemen were responsible for    civilian exchanges with the South, including
  Warren Bingham             the attacks.                                       a tourism program and a joint factory park.

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                                                                                Cosmo represents true, blue BYU spirit
                                                                                                                   with unbreakable mental vital-       at football games, volleyball        stands for,” said Stetson Banks,
                                                                                                                   ity keeping the crowd positive       games or on TV.                      a sophomore majoring in busi-
                                                                                                                   and energetic no matter what            “He is an example to young        ness.
                                                                                                                   the score of the game is.            and old,” said Heidi Juergens, a        For some, he is the ultimate
                                                                                 Back flips, pushups, som-            “He just pumps everyone up        sophomore majoring in dance.         mascot.
                                                                              ersaults. You name it, Cosmo         and gets them excited about ev-         As the nation watches his ev-        “He is the baddest mascot
                                                                              can do it. But the tricks are not    erything,” said Jordan Lynn, a       ery move, he is BYU; therefore,      west of the Mississippi,” said
                                                                              what make BYU’s mascot the           sophomore majoring in special        he must act the part.                David Hoynacko, a sophomore
                                                                              ultimate icon of Cougar Town         education.                              “He is what BYU represents,”      majoring in political science.
                                                                              and the students of BYU. It is          Win or lose, he is there with     said Natalie Wilson, a sopho-           For some he is fun, energetic,
                                                                              what he stands for that makes        a huge Cougar grin ready to          more majoring in English.            even hot, the man, cute, rocks
                                                                              him rise above the rest of the       turn the frowns of the students         BYU has stood in the lime-        and great.
                                                                              mascots.                             upside down.                         light for many years as the             “He is legit,” said Gregory
                                                                                 Cosmo is school spirit.              “He fires up the crowd and         No.1 stone cold sober school in      Cook, a sophomore majoring
                                                                                 “He demonstrates the spirit       sets the tone for football games     the nation and Cosmo has been        in science.
                                                                              felt by the student body,” said      and other events,” said Melissa      the symbol of our honor.                Students interact with Cos-
                                                                              Jonathan McCullongs, a sopho-        Sharp, a junior majoring in ex-         “BYU is the best and so Cos-      mo on a daily basis and have
                                                                              more majoring in mechanical          ercise science.                      mo represents the best,” said        developed a bond to which no
                                                                              engineering.                            Cosmo is power. He has great      Micavelle Walker, a sophomore        other mascot in the nation can
                                                                                 Spirit — what does it truly       ability to act and is influential     majoring in nursing.                 compare. Cosmo brings not
                                                                              stand for? It is someone or          and charismatic in all that he          Besides the responsibility        only the students of BYU, but
                                                                              something, in this case Cosmo,       does.                                that being the BYU mascot en-        the alumni and Cougar fans
                                                                              who inspires, animates and              “Cosmo is the epitome of          tails, Cosmo is fun and loves to     from around the world, togeth-
                                                                              pervades thought, feeling and        Cougar spirit,” sophomore Jes-       be around the students, as well      er and unites them as one heart
                                                                              action to BYU students. Spirit       sica Maughan said.                   as support the athletes. He is       and one mind.
                                      tion that has really gotten scary       is vigor and courage.                   With the power, strength          loved by all.                           “Cosmo represents the heart
                                      is with Ute fans. Being a mascot,          “Cosmo is like a capacitor        and spirit that Cosmo emu-              “Cosmo means everything           and soul of BYU,” said Paul
                                      I get really passionate about in-       or a defibrillator to the student     lates and represents, comes          to BYU,” said Tyler Holt, a          Diehl, a sophomore majoring
A look through                        the-moment stuff, especially
                                      at games. When you have a fan
                                                                              body,” said Corey Taylor, a ju-
                                                                              nior majoring in neuroscience.
                                                                                                                   great responsibility. Individu-
                                                                                                                   als look up to him for guidance
                                                                                                                                                        sophomore majoring in exer-
                                                                                                                                                        cise science.
                                                                                                                                                                                             in business management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                The consensus is Cougar
Cosmo’s eyes                          lipping off, it’s easy to jokingly      “He stores up energy and can         and strength.                           There is a joint feeling of       Town is lucky to have Cos-
                                      insult the other team, but a lot        shock life and spirit back into         “He is an inspiration to the      pride for our mascot, Cosmo          mo as its mascot and should
                                      of times it doesn’t exactly come        the student body.”                   university,” said Scott Edding-      the Cougar, but he means dif-        look to him as the ultimate
    Continued from Page 1             across as a joke as much as an             Encompassed with spirit is        ton, a junior majoring in his-       ferent things to every student.      example of school spirit and
                                      insult. I’ve had some pretty            strength. Cosmo is a symbol of       tory.                                   For some he is what it means      pride.
   Cosmo: Football’s where it’s       heated stare-downs with some            strength. His strength makes            He sets the example for all       to bleed blue.                          “He is the bomb dot com,”
at. It’s a really exciting atmo-      Ute fans.                               him fortified and invincible         those who see him, whether              “Cosmo is what true blue          sophomore Harvey Unga said.
sphere, and the energy in the            MP: Do you have any pet-
stadium can’t be matched, espe-       peeves?
cially when I come running out           Cosmo: People not wearing                                                 and gaps and expose you, and         into the end zone on a fourth and
of the tunnel after the movie in      blue to the games. Or even worse,                                            that’s what happened tonight,”       goal from the two yard line.
between the third and fourth          wearing red.                                                                 linebacker David Nixon said.            Any chance of a comeback,
quarters.
   MP: Do you ever get tired of be-
                                         MP: What are your thoughts
                                      on the BCS?
                                                                              Cougars’ BCS                         “We hadn’t faced a team as fast
                                                                                                                   as TCU, so we give credit to
                                                                                                                                                        however, was quickly stamped
                                                                                                                                                        out by TCU. The Horned Frogs
ing enthusiastic and friendly?           Cosmo: You know, the BCS             hopes likely gone                    them. They played hard and fast      extended their lead to 32-7 with
   Cosmo: Nope. Even if it’s the      will take care of itself. It’s one                                           and deserved to win the game         a touchdown on the ensuing pos-
longest day imaginable, I never       of those things where there is a                                             tonight.”                            session, taking 4:07 off the clock
get tired or upset by fans trying     system set up and all you can do            Continued from Page 1               TCU wasted no time getting        in the process.
to give me high five. I try to keep    is your part. When it comes to                                               on the board, taking advantage          Neither team scored in the
a good attitude, even if our teams    things with voting, without any         offensive line was unable to give    of Hall’s first fumble with a        fourth quarter.
aren’t doing too well or I’ve had     sort of playoff, you can only do        him any protection, as Hall was      quick 25-yard touchdown pass            “This game tonight might be
a long day.                           what you can and then fate will         sacked seven times and hurried       from Dalton to Jimmy Young on        a defining moment as to critical
   MP: How many consecutive           take care of itself.                    on almost every passing play. He     its first official play from scrim-    things we need to improve on
pushups can you do?                      MP: What do you think of BYU         also lost two fumbles.               mage. The Horned Frogs added         with this particular team,” Men-
   Cosmo: As many as the foot-        fans in general?                           “Any time you lose a game         two more touchdowns and a field       denhall said. “We’ve been able to
ball team can score.                     Cosmo: They’re great. No             like that, it’s tough,” Hall said.   goal in the first half.               win, and win comfortably, but
   MP: Any embarrassing mo-           other team in this nation travels       “I take a lot of responsibility; I      TCU tacked on another field        this game exposed some clear
ments?                                as well to away games as BYU            didn’t play like I should have to-   goal before BYU finally scored.       weaknesses. If we use it correct-
   Cosmo: Way too many. I feel        fans, and that’s a very impressive      night. But TCU played a heck of      With 4:26 left in the third, quar-   ly then we can learn from those
really bad when I’m messing           thing. We have the best fans. Our       a game and deserved the win.”        terback Max Hall scampered           mistakes and move forward.”
with someone and don’t see that       fanatics are great. Our general            BYU had no answer for TCU’s
they have a thing of nachos on        student section is pretty good.         speed on both sides of the ball.
the ground that I’ll accidentally     Every once in a while there are         Normally a run-oriented team,
step in. Or I’ll accidentally knock   people who are there to social-         the Horned Frogs ran for 240
someone’s drink all over them. It     ize and show up in red or green         yards and passed for 170.
happens every once in a while.        shirts. Those are the ones that I          On defense, TCU held the Cou-
I’m a big cat without the greatest    love to mess with. I still love them    gars to only 22 yards rushing
peripheral vision.                    even though they might be wear-         and 297 total yards.
   MP: Any bad experiences with       ing the wrong color. I just make           “When you don’t execute like
fans?                                 sure they know to dress appropri-       you should, a great team like
   Cosmo: The only fan interac-       ately the next time.                    TCU is going to find the holes




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     and Human Performance is home to the                to these charitable organizations. Their
     largest and most versatile dance department in      productions are viewed annually by millions in
     the United States. For more than 40 years, BYU      both live and television performance.
     students have shared the light of the gospel
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   is one thing that I haven’t quite understood nor had tolerance for: Blackboard. Why
   does everyone think the school must revolve around Blackboard? Consider this: we
   must check it 100 times a day to ensure we haven’t missed any assignments. With
   all the new technology, teachers can decide to have a six-page paper due the next
   day and post it on Blackboard.
      From personal experience, it seems like half the times I have tried to log onto
   Blackboard, the Web site fails. On the first day of school, I was trying to log on, only
   to have my Web browser say “internet page cannot be displayed.” What do I do?
   How do I know what my assignments are? What if the professor posts an announce-
   ment or assignment? Wait, I can try the simplest thing, close out the browser and
   try again. Only to get your hopes up again, and find the hopes and dreams of the
   college freshman are smashed to bits and pieces ...“Web Page Cannot Be Displayed.”
      And we resort to plan C, call the IT Center. You explain what your problem is:
   Blackboard isn’t working. They put you on hold. You get too frustrated and hang up
   the phone, or, if they answer, they tell you there is nothing they can do but transfer
   you to someone else who will be less help.
      In my own opinion, I have found Blackboard is not helping progression as stu-
   dents. I get frustrated and stressed when I use it. With the advancement of technol-
   ogy these days, no one stops to consider that a computer is incapable of explaining
   and answering questions. Try to contact the teacher during their conference time,
   but you happen to have class then. Try to explain the problem you’re having over
   e-mail, but computers cannot speak to describe the problem. Try to set up a time to
   meet with the professor and they don’t have the time to meet with you. Most profes-
   sors will try to make time for you, but sometimes it’s too difficult to arrange.
      I realize that I might be alienating some readers when I say this, but I feel the
   Web site is poorly designed. What is the difference between course materials,
   course documents and course tools? I find myself looking around the site in circles,
   searching for homework assignments, just to find out they are actually on a dif-
   ferent Web site. I believe it would be simpler to have one tab, with all the course
   “stuff” in it. I also get very frustrated when the Web site has a place for you to
   check your grades, but nothing is there. I want quick access to view my progress,
   but that doesn’t seem attainable.
      Why do professors feel the need to technologize everything they come across?
   Aren’t they hoping for the “good old days,” complaining about cell phones and
   texting, and how remotes for the TV are too challenging? Why do they suddenly feel
   the need to make Blackboard their one technological advance? It is very frustrating
   for students when we cannot access the information because of Internet failure or
   confusion.
      I had an experience with a professor and Blackboard that officially turned me
   off. I was struggling with finding an assignment, so I asked my math professor
   where to find it. He spent 20 minutes explaining to me how to get and download the
   assignment. I was completely confused. He gave up and told me to figure it out on
   my own. If you ask me, there is something wrong with that statement.
      I’m not saying that, in theory, Blackboard was a bad idea. I’m just saying if a
   campus is forced to focus around a Web site, they probably should have made sure
   it works first. We need to fix this quickly; chaos in cyberspace is not a good way for
   a campus to run.

  Rebecca Vance is a pre-communications major from Sachse, Texas.




                                          to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico and         facing those dangers because they          beginning, from everlasting and it        the LDS church (and LDS Family
                                          waited their turn, whether that be in     made a conscious decision to break         will be for ever and ever.”               Services) has not had to change any
   I’ve been watching with interest       six months or 18 months. If their fam-    the law. Our church teaches us to             Brigham, along with the entire         of its policies there, nor has its tax
the recent comments on student            ily could raise $3,000 to rescue them,    believe in “obeying, honoring and          First Presidency and Quorum of the        exemption been threatened. Latter-
families using Medicaid. My wife          I’m sure they could have figured out       sustaining the law,” something that        Twelve Apostles, agreed with Obama        day Saints are free to worship as they
and I struggled several years ago         a way to make money in Mexico until       Maria and Juan apparently have no          in “spreading the wealth” when they       desire in Massachusetts, and they
with the decision to apply for Medic-     they could come to the U.S. and work      respect for. Of course, I understand       said, “The experience of mankind          will still be able to do so in California
aid when trying for our second child,     here legally. However, they didn’t go     the reasons for wanting to cross the       [note: the experience of “mankind”        if Proposition 8 fails.
but felt drawn to the program for         through the proper steps and so now       border, but that doesn’t make it any       not just the church or the united            Though I disagree, I respect BYU
some reason.                              we have two more illegal immigrants       more legal, nor should it make it          order] has shown that the people of       students’ desire to convince as many
   I believe firmly that it was a tender   living in Provo using our state’s         socially acceptable. How should we         communities and nations among             Californians as they can to vote for
mercy of the Lord, for just 10 weeks      health care, not paying taxes and         feel if The Daily Universe ran an          whom wealth is the most equally           Proposition 8. But please don’t use
into the pregnancy, my wife devel-        stealing jobs that could go to legal      article about a drug dealer who just       distributed, enjoy the largest degree     lies to push your agenda.
oped complications. She remained          citizens. I am very disappointed in       needs to support his family? Re-           of liberty, are the least exposed to
on bed rest for nearly four months,       this paper.                               gardless of the motivation, break-         tyranny and oppression and suffer                             DANIEL EMBREE
and doctors had to deliver our baby                                                 ing the law is illegal and should be       the least from luxurious habits which                           Lincolnshire, Ill.
girl 26 weeks into the pregnancy.                          REBECCA PHALEN           punished.                                  beget vice. Under such a system,
Through all the tests, the hospital                                  Provo                                                     carefully maintained, there could be
stays, the NICU treatments and the                                                                 CARTER STROMBERG            no great aggregations of either real
postpartum care that both my wife                                                                             St. Louis        or personal property in the hands of
and daughter required, more than                                                                                               a few; especially so while the laws,         State amendments banning recogni-
$300,000 in medical bills accrued —                                                                                            forbidding the taking of usury or in-     tion of same-sex marriages will be
of which, Medicaid paid 100 percent          The front page spread of Thurs-                                                   terest for money or property loaned,      ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Su-
of the cost.                              day’s Daily Universe entitled “Fall                                                  continued in force (Proclamation of       preme Court when the Defense of Mar-
   Had we gone the self-sufficient         into Fashion” could have more                Twice in the past week, I have read     the Economy, 1875.).So by all means,      riage Act is repealed. Barack Obama
route, we would have had to pay thou-     appropriately been called “Fall into      people comparing Obama to Hitler.          spread the wealth around!                 has vowed to repeal DOMA if elected.
sands of dollars in co-pays — and         Babylon.” I have been growing in-         Really?                                                                              Seeing how the majority of people have
we would still be making payments         creasingly concerned about the way           To me, comparing a presidential                              CHRIS SPENCER        voted for these amendments in their
today on my meager teacher’s salary.      students at this fine university have      candidate to the Führer is a little                                      Orem        states, this fact should be in the head-
   For those of you who can survive       been giving over to the world and         extreme. Yes, they’re both capable                                                   lines of every newspaper!
the financial strain of college and        dressing like them. And now, to see       orators, but is it necessary to draw                                                    Certainly we can come up with a
early family life without relying on      the university’s newspaper encourag-      an association between Obama and                                                     better solution for granting civil rights
government aid or loans, be grateful      ing this sort of behavior is just too     one of the world’s worst dictators                                                   to same-sex couples without having
and know that the rest of us respect      much!                                     based on that?                                In Thursday’s Daily Universe,          the federal government impose its
you. Like the author of “No Regrets”         I know how hard it is to live in the      I agree, don’t be swayed by oratori-    someone was quoted referring to           will upon the people and their states.
(a great guy, by the way), I have no      world because of where I served my        cal skills or an enigmatic personal-       Proposition 8, “. . . (We) value our      We don’t need the partisan choice
regrets for the route my family took.     mission. But we here at BYU should        ity; study the issues. Take McCain’s       religious freedom . . . That right will   of a single man. Can he fix our bad
We made our family and financial de-       be willing to sacrifice looking “well-     advice from the final debate — pay          be taken over if we lose this battle.”    economy? No matter — my values are
cisions prayerfully, as Father wants      dressed” and wearing what’s “in”          attention to what is said, and make        This is simply not true.                  not for sale.
all of us to do. Our beautiful daugh-     for the sake of being an example to       an informed decision. At least let            The same so-called activist judges
ter is a testimony of the Lord’s love     others. Have we not all been taught to    yourself listen. Or, listen to yourself;   who overturned Proposition 22                                  BRENT JENKINS
for His children — that miracles do       be in the world but not of the world?     making him out to be evil doesn’t          stated in their ruling, “(A)ffording                             Zanesville, Ohio
happen, even if you’re on Medicaid.       How can we be a peculiar people if        convey an informed argument.               same-sex couples the opportunity to
                                          we continue to dress like everyone           It’s unnecessary to compare some-       obtain the designation of marriage
                        NATE RICKS        else? We all know that this subtle        one capable of expressing himself to       will not impinge upon the religious
               Colorado Springs, Colo.    worshiping of the world’s taste is a      a tyrant. Obama is so not Hitler.          freedom of any religious organiza-
                                          slippery slope which will lead us into                                               tion, official or any other person; no
                                          temptation. Let us not forget that                             KATE LINDSAY          religion will be required to change
                                          “fine twined linen” is the desire of                          Cottonwood Heights      its religious policies or practices . .      See more letters and discus-
                                          the great and abominable church.                                                     .” (pg. 117). The courts will uphold       sion on the expanded Readers’
  I usually don’t have a problem with        I hope that in the future, The Daily                                              religious freedom and the rights of        Forum at newsnet.byu.edu/
anything that The Daily Universe          Universe will focus its attention on                                                 churches like the LDS church.              section.cfm/opinion.
publishes, but its recently published     the things of life which matter and                                                     Gay marriage has been legal in
story, “Border Bound,” is an abso-        no longer encourage conformity to            As many of you know, the Obama          Massachusetts for four years, and
lute outrage! The article declares        the whims of the lost world.              tax plan has recently been called the
“Maria and Juan — names have                                                        Robin Hood plan, because he said                                     ABOUT LETTERS
been changed due to their illegal                          JOSEPH OSTENSON          he was going to “spread the wealth
status in the U.S. ...” Am I the only                                 Provo         around.” Many of my classmates
one that sees something wrong with                                                  have expressed the utter disgust
this? Shame on The Daily Universe                                                   at the proposition of raising taxes
for protecting illegality! I realize                                                for families and small businesses
this story was supposed to make me                                                  making more than $250,000. How-
feel sorry for illegal immigrants,          In response to the article on           ever, before we get all medieval on
but after a little research I realize     Tuesday about the dangers of cross-       Obama, let us consider the teachings
that “Juan” and “Maria” could have        ing the border illegally, I would just    of a modern day prophet — Brigham              ■
saved themselves a lot of money had       like to remind everyone that Maria        Young.                                         ■
they gone through the proper steps.       and Juan, the sob story’s protago-           “The doctrine of uniting together
A working visa would have only cost       nists, are criminals. However sorry       in our temporal labors, and all work-
them $350. They could have gone           we may feel for them, they are            ing for the good of all is from the
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                                                                           Panel discusses importance of reading
                                                                              Reading should start at home
                                                                           and become a lifestyle to chil-
                                                                           dren at a young age, concluded
                                                                           experts in a panel discussion.
                                                                              The Orem Library conducted
                                                                           a panel discussion Wednesday
                                                                           about the importance of reading
                                                                           as part of its Big Read Program.
                                                                              “Why Reading Matters” was
                                                                           the focus and title of the panel
                                                                           discussion. Participants also
                                                                           discussed what can be done to
                                                                           increase literacy rates in the


Many foods filled with
                                                                           American population, especial-
                                                                           ly amongst children.
                                                                              Brad Wilcox, an educator


 good, bad chemicals,
                                                                           and author of several children’s
                                                                           books, participated in the panel.
                                                                           He said he is worried about the
                                                                           reading levels in our country.


visiting professor says                                                       “One of the scariest things
                                                                           that is happening in our coun-
                                                                           try is peoples’ decisions to read
                                                                           or not to read,” Wilcox said.
                                        Bates said the effect from food       He said he is also concerned     School, also participated in the    know the pleasure of books will     gram will help the public.
                                     on our health is dependent on         about decreasing reading rates,     panel. He said reading should be    return to them.”                        “I hope that this panel discus-
                                     that moderation.                      particularly among children.        encouraged at home.                    Jim Jacobs, a BYU educa-         sion will make people aware of
                                        “Diet is the major thing that         “We need to help kids find a        “Our homes ought to have a li-    tional professor and panel par-     the low reading rates of chil-
   Fats, preservatives and salts     kills people, one way or another,”    passion and love for reading,”      brary in them and a bookshelf in    ticpant, said, “Reading doesn’t     dren,” Stevens said. “People
— we’re told to avoid them, but      Bates said. “Food is dangerous.       Wilcox said. “We don’t just want    every child’s room,” Hernandez      have to start at home, but with     need to take what they’ve
what’s the real story behind         You’re dangerous with it and          children to learn to read and       said. “We need to create interest   some adult who shows satisfac-      learned here and take it home
them? A speaker on Wednes-           you’re dangerous without it.”         write for a job, but to learn to    in reading for everyone at all      tion in reading.”                   with them and tell their friends,
day taught BYU students the             Many foods have added chem-        read and write to make a life.”     ages.”                                 Jacobs also said, “Children      neighbors and social circles.”
good and the bad of the invisible    icals for preservation. Bates said       Statistics provided by the Na-     Canda Mortensen, Alpine           follow the example of adults and        Stevens said she also believes
things inside your food.             these chemicals can have bad ef-      tional Endowment for the Arts       School District director of lit-    kids need more adults in their      if families would focus more on
   Dr. Robert Bates, a professor     fects but without those additives,    (NEA) depict that less than one-    eracy, participated as a panelist   lives who love to read to show      reading it would help children
at the University of Florida, lec-   many foods would spoil easily         third of 13-year-olds are daily     and said reading habits start       them the way.”                      learn to love reading.
tured on the topic “What you         and contain other dangerous           readers.                            when children are young.               Lori Stevens, division man-          “Families need to make it a
always wanted to know about          chemicals, which can also cause          Carl Hernandez, Orem City          “Readers are grown, and they      ager of patron services and in-     priority to turn off the TV and
chemicals in foods but were          health problems.                      councilman and assistant dean       grow from when they are little,”    house programs for the Orem         sit together and read,” Stevens
afraid to eat.”                         The benefits versus the detri-      of BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law        Mortensen said. “Kids who           library, said she hopes this pro-   said.
   The large classroom where         mental effects food can have are
the lecture was held was full of     highly individualistic, accord-




                                                                                      Grand Opening
students. Many received extra        ing to Bates. Diet has a long-term
credit for attending the lecture     effect and Bates warned against
and free cinnamon rolls were         “magic pills” that claim to fix a
also provided.                       lifetime of bad habits.
   The topic included chemistry         The way a food is prepared is
and food science, so students        also a factor. In some foods, like
from both disciplines were in        carrots and tomatoes, the heat



                                                                                                         Blue Line Deli
attendance.                          from cooking can break down
   “There is nothing in [food]       certain chemicals to amplify
except chemicals,” Bates said.       good effects. Bates said the toma-
“Food without chemicals would        to sauce in pizza has some posi-
be hard to imagine.”                 tive health effects that are not as
   The types of chemicals that       prevalent in raw tomatoes.                          LOCATED IN THE WEST TANNER BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR
make up the food we eat were the        The advances in technology
focus of the lecture. Bates said     have allowed scientists to know
a balanced diet and common
sense are important in choosing
what food to eat, and how much
                                     more about the food we eat,
                                     which increases the number
                                     of foods that studies claim can
                                                                                                               October 23 and 24
of it to eat.                        cure or cause certain diseases
   “It emphasizes how many           and symptoms.
dangers there are in foods, and         Bates told students that it is
the need for moderation,” said       important to be knowledgeable
Mavinee Long, a freshman bio-        about the food they eat, but also
physics major who attended the       recognize when food claims are
lecture.                             nonsense.




Official: Mom neglected
boy she left in Nebraska
                                     unique safe haven law.
                                       All states have laws designed
                                     to allow desperate new moth-
                                     ers to leave their newborns
   PONTIAC, Mich. — Pros-            in safe hands, but Nebraska’s
ecutors in the home county of        law allows parents to abandon
a Michigan woman who aban-           older children and even teen-
doned her 13-year-old son at a       agers at hospitals. The boy was
Nebraska hospital this week          the 18th child and the second
said Thursday they are seek-         from out of state abandoned in
ing temporary custody of the         Nebraska since the law took ef-
woman’s children.                    fect in July.
   Prosecutor Deborah Carley           Carley called Martin’s trip
said a hearing would be held         a “symptom” of wider neglect
Thursday afternoon in Oakland        against the child and possibly
County juvenile court on her pe-     his four siblings.
tition for temporary custody of        She declined to offer details of
four children of Terri and Ter-      alleged neglect, but said it was
rance Martin of Southfield.           “significant” and should have
   A fi fth sibling, a 16-year-old    been dealt with by DHS.
boy, is a foster child who al-         “There were a lot of warning
ready had been removed from          signs here for the DHS — they
the home by the Michigan De-         should have taken some action
partment of Human Services.          prior to this,” she said. “There
   Terri Martin made a rough-        were enough things happening
ly 12-hour drive to leave the        that indicated these children
13-year-old boy at an Omaha          were not safe and were not in
hospital under Nebraska’s            the best home for them.”


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                                                                                                                     1st Q:
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                                                                                                                                                s, 49 y                                                                                                   the opening kickoff. TCU handed       quarterback. The lone semi-
                                                                                                                                   :   1 0 play                                                                                                           the Cougars their first loss off the   bright spot on offense was
                                                                                                                     2nd Q                                                                    , 4:18                                                      season, ending almost any hope        Harvey Unga, who came
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BYU had of joining the BCS-bowl       away with more than 100

                                                                                                                       : 13                     plays                                                                                                     bound elite.                          yards total offense.
                                                                                                                 2nd Q                                                                            , 3:15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Horned Frogs fast start: A
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                                                                                                                                :6                 plays                                                                                                  quarterback Max Hall forced a           Max Hall’s performance
                                                                                                                          3rd Q                                                                                                                           fumble recovered by TCU’s Matt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Panfil. After the turnover, TCU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      was deplorable, not even
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      worthy of a win against
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          quarterback Andy Dalton threw               lowly Utah State, or the

                                                                                                              7:15                                                                rds,                    4:10                                            his first touchdown of the season            Aggies’ only win, Idaho.
                                                                                   rds,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          on a 25-yard strike to sophomore      After two interceptions and

                                             15 p             lays,                                                                                         lays,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          wide receiver Jimmy Young. It         involvement in four fumbles,

                                       rd Q:                                                                                          11 p
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          was the second consecutive game       Hall’s average pass barely
                                     3                                                                                      3                                                                                                                             in which BYU’s opponent scored        scampered in at 6.5 yards. Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          first.                                 INTs and no TDs sums up his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10                                BYU fell behind 23-0 after         usually dominant air perfor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       20                                                 the opening 30 minutes. The           mance.
                                                                                                                                                                               30                                                                         Cougars’ 2005 visit to Boston
                                                                                                                                                       40                                                                                                 College was the last time BYU
                                                                                                                               50                                                                                                                         was held without a score in the                 Austin Collie’s stats
                                                                                                        40                                                                      Graphic by Stephanie Siggard                                              first half.                                   were deceptive, receiv-
                                                                             30                                                                                                                                                                              Kerley problems: Wide re-                 ing 120 yards, but fail-
                                                      20                                                                                                                                                                                                  ceiver Jeremy Kerley “quarter-               ing to find the end zone
                                      10                                                                                                                                                                                                                  backed” TCU’s second drive, run-      or open himself up for more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ning an option for 24 yards, and      than a 20-yard gain most of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          later taking a direct snap from 16    the night. But barely 300 yards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          yards into the end zone to give       receiving is unbecoming of a
                                                      R. Christian                    1     6 6.0        0       6       Notre Dame 1.                                                     Utah (Saturday) and No. 9/8 BYU (Nov. 1, in Fort Collins).     TCU a 14-0 in the first quarter.       BCS-caliber team.
                                                                                                                                                                                           The Rams are at San Diego State on Oct. 25.
                                                                                SACKS                                                                                                                                                                        Kerley gained 60 yards rushing
                                                      BYU
                                                      J. Jorgensen
                                                                                   TOT
                                                                                     1
                                                                                                             SACKS
                                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                                                         USA TODAY POLL                                    The Rams are 1-7 in road contests over the last two sea-       in the first quarter and finished
                                                                                                                         The USA TODAY Coaches’ Top 25 college football coaches’           sons, with their only win a triumph at UNLV Oct. 20, 2007.
                   TEAM STATS                                                                                            poll, with number of first-place votes and record in paren-                                                                       with 77 yards on nine carries.           Unga had moments of bril-
                                     BYU       TCU    TCU                           TOT                      SACKS       theses, total points and previous ranking.                                             About the Utes                               Do over?: The Cougars looked               liance, showing some
1st Downs                            19          29   J. Fonua                        2                          2
                                                                                                                                                                                           Utah aims to stay perfect when it hosts Colorado State.
                                                      J. Hughes                       2                          2
3rd down efficiency                   10-18    11-16
                                                      C. Moore                        1                          1
                                                                                                                                                        Record       Pts       Pvs         The Utes have won 15 of their past 16 overall and eight of     as if they were chasing their own             sign of his MWC fresh-
4th down efficiency                   2-4        1-1                                                                       1.   Texas (44)                  6-0     1505          5         nine in the league. Colorado State has already matched its
                                                      C. Leatch                       1                          1        2.   Alabama (14)                6-0     1452          4         win total from 2007 and looks to snap a five-game losing        tails, giving up 14 points in the             man of the year self.
Total Yards                          297        410
Passing                              274        170
                                                                           KICK RETURNS                                   3.   Penn State (3)              7-0     1416          6         streak against ranked opponents.                               first quarter after only giving                But after averaging
                                                      BYU                       NO YDS            AVG           LG        4.   USC                         4-1     1198          9
Comp-Att                             22-42    12-19   O. Chambers                7 133            19.0          24        5.   Texas Tech                  6-0     1195          7         Utah has won four of the last five games against Colorado       up 17 points in the previous 16       3.8 yards per carry, even his
Yards per pass                       5.6        8.5                                                                       6.   Oklahoma                    5-1     1147          1
Rushing                              23        240                                                                        7.   Florida                     5-1     1145         12
                                                                                                                                                                                           State and leads 52-22-2 overall (30-8-2 in Salt Lake City).    quarters.                             stats were off tonight. Fui
                                                      TCU                        NO       YDS    AVG            LG                                                                         For more on the series, see page 2.
Rushing Attempts                     28          51   A. Brown                    2        56    28.0           50        8.   BYU                         6-1     1143          8                                                                           Run it again: The disparity in     Vakapuna made some huge
Yards per rush                       0.8        4.7                                                                       9.   Georgia                     5-1     1010         10         Utah is averaging 37.6 points per game, which if it holds
                                                                                                                         10.   Oklahoma State              6-0      958         17         up, would rank as the fourth-best scoring average by a Ute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          rushing yardage may be the most       mistakes that gave TCU a few
Penalties                            7-84     10-87                                                                      11.   Ohio State                  6-1      920         11         team since 1892. Kicker Louie Sakoda leads the scoring         striking statistic of the game.       touchdowns on a golden — or
Turnovers                            4            1                                                                      12.   Missouri                    5-1      886          2         with 73 points and running back Matt Asiata is second
Fumbles lost                         2            1                                                                      13.   Utah                        7-0      819         13         with 48. In third is the combination of defense/special        TCU gained 236 yards rushing          purple — platter. The lack of
Interceptions thrown                 2            0                                                                      14.   LSU                         4-1      776          3
                                                                                                                         15.   Kansas                      5-1      676         15
                                                                                                                                                                                           teams with 24 points.                                          compared to BYU’s 22.                 overall points where BYU is
Possession                           28:37    31:23                                                                      16.   Boise State                 5-0      648         16                                                                           In the first half alone, BYU        usually dominant — through
                                                                                                                         17.   Michigan State              6-1      468         19         SAN DIEGO STATE AT NEW MEXICO, 4 P.M., THE MTN
                                                                           AP TOP 25                                     18.   Virginia Tech               5-1      467         18                        SDSU Leads 20-14                                was outgained by TCU 124 to -1        the air — kept this game out of
               INDIVIDUAL STATS                       The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football          19.   Wake Forest                 4-1      376         21                                                                        in rushing yards.                     the backfield’s hands.
                                                      poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through        20.   South Florida               5-1      334         20         San Diego State is last in the nation in time of possession,
                       PASSING                                                                                                                                                             averaging just 23:42 per game                                     Stonewall: TCU’s nation-best
                                                      Oct. 11, total points based on 25 points for a first-place          21.   North Carolina              5-1      321        NR
BYU                      C/ATT YDS AVG TD       INT
                                                      vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous
M. Hall                  22/42 274 6.5 0          2
                                                      ranking:
                                                                                                                         22.   California                  4-1      169         25
                                                                                                                                                                                           The Lobos have posted shutouts in two of their last five        defense came into the game al-
                                                                                                                         23.   Vanderbilt                  5-1      147         14
TCU                      C/ATT YDS AVG TD       INT                                                                      24.   TCU                         7-1      138        NR          games at University Stadium: 24-0 over Wyoming on Oct.         lowing little more than 20 yards         Since BYU doesn’t give
                                                                                   Record       Pts            Pvs       25.   Ball State                  7-0      135        NR          4 and 23-0 over Nevada in last year’s New Mexico Bowl...
A. Dalton                12/19 170 8.9 2          0
                                                      1. Texas (39)                6-0          1,599            5                                                                         the blanking of the Cowboys was UNM’s first in a confer-        per game on the ground. Behind        out F’s, we’ll use the alterna-
                       RUSHING                        2. Alabama (26)              6-0          1,582            2       Others Receiving Votes                                            ence game in 25 years, since 35-0 over UTEP in 1983            7 sacks on BYU quarterback Max                tive grading system.
BYU                       CAR YDS    AVG TD      LG   3. Penn St.                  7-0          1,492            6       Tulsa 121, Minnesota 55, Florida State 49, Pittsburgh 45,
H. Unga                    14 53      3.8 0      13   4. Oklahoma                  5-1          1,306            1       Georgia Tech 31, Northwestern 21, Cincinnati 18, Oregon           The Lobos are 3rd in the MWC in rushing offense at 194.7       Hall, the Cougars were held to a              Too many penalties,
A. Collie                   1   0     0.0 0       0   5. Florida                   5-1          1,284           11       14, South Carolina 10, Connecticut 3, Boston College 3,           yards a game, and they have averaged 248 yards over            season-low 22 yards rushing.                  not enough coverage
F. Vakapuna                 3 -6     -2.0 0       2   6. Southern Cal              4-1          1,247            8       Fresno State 2, Notre Dame 2, Kentucky 1, Miami (FL) 1.           the past 3 games...San Diego State is last in the nation in
M. Hall                    10 -24    -2.4 1       3   7. Texas Tech                6-0          1,210            7                                                                         rushing defense, allowing 271.2 yards a game                      Silver Lining: It may be pre-              and failure to stop the
                                                      8. Oklahoma St.              6-0          1,184           17
TCU                         CAR YDS AVG TD       LG   9. BYU                       6-1          1,131            9                                                                         New Mexico is also 3rd in the MWC in rushing defense,          sumptuous to call it a highlight      Horned Frog consistency was
J. Kerley                     9 77 8.6 1         24   10. Georgia                  5-1          1,081           10                                                                         allowing 109.9 yards a game and only 98.3 yards the past       and he would trade the record for     staple tonight and the Cougs
J. Turner                    19 69 3.6 1          9   11. Missouri                 5-1          984              3                                                                         3 contests...the Aztecs are last in the nation in rushing
A. Brown                      8 39 4.9 0         11   12. Ohio St.                 6-1          908             12                                                                         offense at 47.3 yards a game                                   a victory, but BYU defensive end      seemed to lose “focus, preci-
R. Christian                  8 29 3.6 0          9   13. LSU                      4-1          893              4
                                                                                                                         COLORADO STATE AT NO. 14 UTAH, NOON, THE MTN                                                                                     Jan Jorgensen set a MWC career        sion and position mastery.”
A. Dalton                     6 19 3.2 0         11   14. Utah                     7-0          834             14                                                                                  AIR FORCE AT UNLV, 8 P.M., THE MTN
                                                      15. Boise St.                5-0          714             15                    Utah Leads 50-22-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Air Force Leads 9-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sack record in the second quarter
                       RECEIVING                      16. Kansas                   5-1          620             16
BYU                        REC YDS   AVG TD      LG   17. Virginia Tech            5-1          540             18                            About the Rams                               Air Force (4-2, 2-1 MWC) travels to Las Vegas, Nev., to take   with his 21st. The previous record
A. Collie                    6 116   19.3 0      49                                                                      CSU looks for its first win over a ranked team since               on UNLV at Sam Boyd Stadium. The game is the second
D. Pitta                     8 84    10.5 0      27
                                                      18. North Carolina           5-1          416             22
                                                                                                                         knocking off No. 7/6 Colorado, Aug. 31, 2002. The Rams            straight on the road for Air Force, who is in the middle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of 20.5 was held by former New          CJ Santiago had three punts
                                                      19. South Florida            5-1          397             19
H. Unga                      4 40    10.0 0      16   20. Michigan St.             6-1          371            23        play a ranked team in a conference game for the first time         of playing three of four games on the road. Following          Mexico Lobo Michael Tuohy.                    for 122 yards, averag-
A. George                    1 19    19.0 0      19                                                                      since traveling to No. 20/20 TCU in 2005. The last ranked         this week’s game, the Falcons return home to host New
F. Vakapuna                  1   8    8.0 0       8
                                                      21. Wake Forest              4-1          330             21
                                                                                                                         team the Rams faced was No. 10 Cal, a near upset in Fort          Mexico Oct. 23, before hitting the road at Army on                Wide receiver Austin Collie                ing just over 40 yards
                                                      22. Vanderbilt               5-1          258             13
M. Reed                      2   7    3.5 0       5   23. Pittsburgh               4-1          182             24       Collins, Sept. 8, 2007.                                           Saturday, Nov. 1.                                              recorded his fifth consecutive                per punt. No one can
TCU                         REC YDS AVG TD       LG
                                                      24. Ball St.                 7-0          166             25
                                                                                                                         The Rams, who have played in Colorado five of their first           Air Force and UNLV meet for the 14th time overall and          game with more than 100 yards                 blame this loss on the
                                                      25. California               4-1          115             —                                                                          13th time as conference foes. Air Force holds a 9-4 overall
J. Young                      4 78 19.5 1        25                                                                      six games, make their first conference road trip. Utah,
                                                                                                                                                                                           lead an 9-3 mark in conference games. Air Force is 5-1 at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          through the air by gaining 116        field position or the punter, but
W. Bryant                     4 44 11.0 1        15   Others receiving votes: Tulsa 84, TCU 61, Minnesota                meanwhile, hosts its third home tilt in four games.
J. Turner                     1 16 16.0 0        16   48, Florida St. 38, Georgia Tech 25, South Carolina 9,
                                                                                                                                                                                           home and 4-3 on the road. The Falcons were beaten by           yards, but his touchdown streak       he didn’t help the Cougs in any
B. Johnson                    1 13 13.0 0        13                                                                      CSU gets Chapter 2 in a brutal four-week stretch that in-         UNLV, 42-39, the last time the two played in Las Vegas.
J. Watts                      1 13 13.0 0        13
                                                      Kentucky 7, Oregon 4, Northwestern 3, Cincinnati 1,
                                                                                                                         cludes the nation’s No. 1 defense (TCU, Oct. 11), No. 14/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ended at four games.                  way, either.




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                                                                                                                    Cougars shut out TCU                                                    from freshman forward Lauren
                                                                                                                                                                                            Anderson and putting it in for
                                                                                                                                                       given a yellow card, followed by     her fifth goal of the year.
                                                                                                                                                       a red, forcing BYU to contend           Anderson continues to rack
                                                                                                                                                       with just 10 players.                up the assists, now leading the
                                                                                                                      For the third time in the 2008      In BYU’s fourth game of the       team with eight.
                                                                                                                   season, the BYU women’s soccer      season against Arizona, Becca           “We had some opportunities
                                                                                                                   team scored the game-winning        Riddle was ejected with the          in the first half that we weren’t
                                                                                                                   goal while playing a woman          score tied at zero. Sophomore        able to take advantage of,” BYU
                                                                                                                   down, stepping past Texas Chris-    Kassidy Christensen would net        head coach Jennifer Rockwood
                                                                                                                   tian University with a 1-0 score    a goal eight minutes later and       said. “The team played with a lot
                                                                                                                   Thursday in Fort Worth, Texas.      the Cougars would go on to win       of energy in the second half and
                                                                                                                      After a scoreless and fairly     1-0. Jennie Marshall gave the        Kassidy did a great job for us.”
                                                                                                                   mild 45 minutes, the Cougars        Cougars another victory with            The Frogs outshot BYU 21-
                                                                                                                   and Horned Frogs got a bit testy    10 on the BYU side, scoring          18, including 12-8 in the second
                                                                                                                   in the second half. The two teams   the game-winner after Jessica        half, but the Cougar defense re-
                                                                                                                   were whistled for 12 fouls in the   Carter was ejected to defeat         mained solid. Goalkeeper McK-
                                                                                                                   half and the referee handed out     Michigan State, 2-1.                 inzie Olson had eight saves,
                                                                                                                   five cards. In a one minute span,       Christensen did it again in the   compared to TCU’s Kelsey Wal-
                                                                                                                   junior Kelsea Kakadelas was         80th minute, taking a nice pass      ters’ six.




  MWC will send team to
 2009 Humanitarian Bowl
                                                                              said in a statement.
                                                                                 Conference arrangements
                                                                              for all bowl games will be re-
                                                                              set in time for the 2010 bowl
   BOISE, Idaho — The Moun-                                                   season. Thompson said the
tain West Conference will send                                                MWC would like to continue a
a team to the Roady’s Humani-                                                 relationship with the game in
tarian Bowl in 2009 after the                                                 2010 and beyond.
conference and bowl reached                                                      “Our goal is to retain and
an agreement Thursday.                                                        grow this caliber of competi-
   The Mountain West will                                                     tion by increasing payouts to
send its fifth-place team to                                                  bowl teams,” Humanitarian
play a school from the West-                                                  Bowl executive director Kevin
ern Athletic Conference in                                                    McDonald said.
2009. One of the few bowl                                                        This year’s Humanitarian
games in a cold climate, the                                                  Bowl will be played Dec. 30
Humanitarian Bowl had an                                                      at Boise State University’s
agreement with the Atlantic                                                   Bronco Stadium. Last year,
Coast Conference that ends             pleased to secure a fi fth guar-        Fresno State beat Georgia
after this year’s game.                anteed slot for our member in-         Tech 40-28.
   “The MWC has averaged five           stitutions in this established            Utah and BYU are part of
bowl-eligible teams over the           and respected game,” MWC               the Mountain West Confer-
past several seasons. We are           commissioner Craig Thompson            ence.




BYU lacrosse preps
 for historic series
                                       of fun to watch.”
                                          Mark Petersen, president of
                                       the Alta High School Lacrosse
                                       Association, said although it is a
                                       relatively quiet sport, there is a
    The BYU lacrosse team gets         definite interest in Utah.
a chance to make history when             “Lacrosse is the fastest-grow-
it faces two NCAA powerhouses          ing team sport in the country
Saturday.                              and in the state,” he said.
    This is the first time Division I      Petersen said there is an in-
teams have come to Utah to play        crease in youth participation
lacrosse. BYU will host the Uni-       from as early as kindergarten
versity of Denver and the Uni-         right up to the high school level.
versity of Maryland Baltimore             The exhibition Saturday will
County at Alta High School in          attract area recruits excited to
Sandy for an evening of power,         watch top programs compete. In
finesse and speed. Games start          addition to Utah, the games have
at 4 p.m.                              been publicized in Colorado, Ida-
    “Truthfully, we have never         ho and Nevada and those looking
played teams of this caliber,”         to play in college will probably
BYU lacrosse spokesman Paul            be among the 6,000-estimated
Sabey said. “UMBC and Denver           crowd.
are certainly the greatest test           The 2007 Utah Lacrosse Cham-
we’ve had here at BYU and we           pions and 2008 semifinalist, Alta
hope to make a good showing            has regularly contributed to col-
and show them that Utah really         lege programs. Petersen said
does have good players and a           some of their players would have
high level of lacrosse here.”          gone out of state if it were not for
    Denver qualified for the NCAA       the valuable camps and quality
Tournament in 2008 and is regu-        of the BYU program.
larly ranked in the top 25.               “The impact of BYU sports is
    “In a short period of time, they   amazing,” he said. “I know we
have been able to grow into a re-      all think it is football and bas-
ally respectable program in the        ketball, but some of these other
NCAA,” Sabey said. “The unique         sports reach out and pull people
thing about [Denver] is that they      and I really think that is amaz-
don’t recruit hardly at all on the     ing.”
East Coast now. They have made            Taylor Cotterell, coach at Alta
it their niche to recruit players      High School and a former BYU
in the west. They have really          player, said 11 or 12 other schools
done a great job of expanding          have already been contacted and
the sport.”                            are looking forward to watching
    UMBC comes from the hotbed         high-level lacrosse teams com-
of lacrosse. They won the highly       pete. Cotterell said his players
respected American East Con-           are excited to see what they are
ference and qualified for the 2008      trying to become.
NCAA Tournament.                          “For the most part, we try to
    Lacrosse is a big sport on the     model our program after BYU,”
east coast, and is quickly expand-     Cotterell said.
ing in Utah.                              BYU has had some success
    “As people move from the east,     with NCAA teams in the past
they bring the sport with them,”       and this tournament is a good
Sabey said. “It’s infectious. When     stepping-stone for BYU to get an
you watch it and when you play         NCAA sanction.
it, it is addictive.”                     “We really wanted with this
    Lacrosse is a mixture of many      tournament to attract not just
great sports. It combines the          Utah County, but the state in
power and contact of hockey, the       general,” Sabey said. “Having it
flair and play making of basket-        in Sandy is a good place to attract
ball and the speed and agility of      all lacrosse fans across the state,
soccer.                                not just BYU fans, but really it’s
    “It is a beautiful combina-        an event to celebrate lacrosse.”
tion of power but also finesse,”        The general admission is $10 for
Sabey said. “It’s definitely a lot      all three games.
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                                                                                                                     “This year we have suggested                     third floor of the library. Entry                      work without authorization,”
                                                                                                                  a series of approaches that film-                    forms should be turned in to                          said Cyndee Frazier, member
                                                                                                                  makers might consider,” said                        3327 HBLL.                                            of the BYU SPARKY organi-
                                                                                                                  Jennifer McLennan, director                           Last year’s winner was a com-                       zation team. “That’s why they
                                                                               “MindMashup: The value             of communications of SPARC.                         munications student from the                          created a contest that will al-
                                                                            of information sharing” is            “The cost of textbooks, for ex-                     University of North Carolina.                         low students to learn that.”
                                                                            the theme for the first BYU           ample, looms large for college                         “I decided to participate in                          This year, the BYU winner
                                                                            SPARKY Awards.                        students; the issue of public ac-                   the contest because I strongly                        will receive an iPod Touch.
                                                                               Entrants are required to           cess to research that’s funded                      believe in the value of shar-                         The winning video will also
                                                                            make a video less than two min-       with taxpayer dollars; or just                      ing,” said Habib Yazdi, 2007                          be shown in the library audito-
                                                                            utes long to illustrate the value     the basic principle that all will                   SPARKY Award’s winner,                                rium on Nov. 14. The national
                                                                            and benefits of sharing ideas          benefit from research being                         in an e-mail. “I thought that                         award winner will receive a
                                                                            and information of all kinds.         made more widely available.”                        open source would be the best                         SPARKY Award statuette and
                                                                            Videos should be posted on               Videos for the BYU and na-                       aspect on which to focus. Talk-                       $1,000.
                                                                            Sparkyawards.org by Oct. 31.          tional Sparky Awards should                         ing circles just seemed to be                            Organizers of the BYU
                                                                               The BYU Library is sponsor-        be available for public use                         the simplest way to convey this                       SPARKY contest provide equip-
                                                                            ing this contest to encourage         under a Creative Commons li-                        message.”                                             ment and multimedia comput-
                                                                            students to enter the national        cense. This type of license pro-                       The participants have to go                        ers to all potential participants
                                                                            SPARKY Awards, which are              tects entries by copyright laws,                    through copyright and autho-                          at the library. Technical help is


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                                                                            Publishing and Academic Re-           this information available to                       material created by others in                             The deadline for the nation-
                                                                            sources Coalition.                    all audiences.                                      their video.                                          al SPARKY Award is Nov. 30.



make week a success
                                                                               Entrants automatically par-           For the BYU SPARKY con-                             “The idea was to teach stu-                        Winning videos from the 2007
                                                                            ticipate in both organizations        test, participants are instruct-                    dents about copyright and how                         SPARKY Awards can be seen
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                                     have been performed. Cowser
                                     said she is hopeful and excited
                                     about the acts of service.
                                        Katy Lund, a finance student
                                                                             Milkshake study provides insight on obesity
                                     from Salt Lake City, said it is easy
   Items such as knitted hats,       to learn the skills and only takes                                         Stice, a senior scientist at the Or-                 to fewer dopamine receptors.                           skews its measurements, which
colored alphabet books and           a few minutes to give service.                                             egon Research Institute who led                         “This paper takes it one step                       ruled out letting the women slurp
sewn footballs will be sent to          “I really like knitting the                                             the work, published in Friday’s                      farther,” said Dr. Nora Volkow of                      up the milkshakes. Yale Univer-
children around the world.           hats,” Lund said. “It’s not hard                                           edition of the journal Science.                      the National Institutes of Health,                     sity neuroscientist Dana Small
These items can be contributed       to learn and I get to see the prod-                                          A healthy diet and plenty of                       a dopamine specialist who has                          solved that problem, with a spe-
because BYU students took a          uct at the end and how it will ac-        WASHINGTON — Drink a             exercise are the main factors in                     long studied the obesity link. “It                     cial syringe that would squirt
few minutes out of their busy        tually help someone.”                  milkshake and the pleasure          whether someone is overweight.                       takes the gene associated with                         a small amount of milkshake
schedules this week to serve            Cowser said most of these           center in your brain gets a         But scientists have long known                       greater vulnerability for obe-                         or, for comparison, a tasteless
others.                              projects come from the Church’s        hit of happy — unless you’re        that genetics also play a major                      sity and asks the question why.                        solution into the mouth without
   Y-Days: Service 101 has prov-     Humanitarian Center and will           overweight.                         role in obesity — and one big cul-                   What is it doing to the way the                        study participants moving. They
en successful this semester. All     be sent all around the world              It sounds counterintuitive.      prit is thought to be dopamine,                      brain is functioning that would                        were told when to swallow, so re-
101 service passes circulated        when completed.                        But scientists who watched          the brain chemical that’s key to                     make a person more vulnerable                          searchers could coordinate the
around campus, causing stu-             Ashlee Barrow, a pre-nursing        young women savor milk-             sensing pleasure.                                    to compulsively eat food and be-                       scans with that small motion.
dents to perform acts of service.    student from southern Califor-         shakes inside a brain scan-           Eating can temporarily boost                       come obese?”                                              Then they recruited volun-
Many other students sat next to      nia, said she enjoyed seeing dif-      ner concluded that when the         dopamine levels. Previous brain                         It’s “very elegant work,” she                       teers, 43 female college students
the Wilkinson Student Center,        ferent people giving service.          brain doesn’t sense enough          scans have suggested that the                        added.                                                 ages 18 to 22 and 33 teenagers,
coloring, painting, knitting and        “I thought it would be a good       gratification from food,            obese have fewer dopamine re-                           First, Stice’s team had to fig-                      ages 14 to 18. Body mass index
writing.                             opportunity to serve,” Barrow          people may overeat to com-          ceptors in their brains than lean                    ure out how to study the brain’s                       calculations showed the young
   Carly Cowser, a program di-       said. “It’s easy, convenient and       pensate.                            people. And a particular gene                        immediate reactions to food.                           women spanned the range from
rector for Y-Days studying home      I’ve meet a lot of new people.”           The small but first-of-a-        version, called Taq1A1, is linked                    Moving inside an MRI machine                           very skinny to obese.
and family living, said they had        Holly Golightly, a junior           kind study even could predict
a great turnout this week.           studying geography, attended           who would pile on pounds
   “It’s been so fun,” Cowser        Y-Days three times this week           during the next year: Those
said. “It’s fun to see how willing   to color books for children and        who harbored a gene that
people are to serve.”                write her testimony for current        made their brain’s yum fac-
   She said all the service passes   missionaries to use.                   tor even more sluggish.
were handed out, but none have          “I came to give service and it         “The more blunted your
been returned yet. Students          looked like fun,” Golightly said.      response to the milkshake
should return their service                                                 taste, the more likely you are
passes once all 20 acts of service   barbsdailyuniverse@yahoo.com           to gain weight,” said Dr. Eric




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                                                                                                                                                                                           Edited by Will Shortz                                      No. 0912
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                                                                                                                 Note: All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday,        1    2     3    4      5    6     7    8    9              10   11   12   13
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                                                                                                                 Today’s crossword is by Natan Last, 17, of Brooklyn. He is a first-       14                                               15        16
                                                                                                                 year student at Brown University. This is his sixth puzzle for The
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                                                                                                                    simulates the                                       Jemima syrup
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                                                                                                                    drama of a
                                                                                                                    bullfight             33 Foot of the                ambulatory
                                                                                                                                             Appian Way?                                        25    26                          27                       28   29   30
                                                                                                                 10 Chuck wagon                                      55 Letter-shaped
                                                                                                                    fare                  34 Trouble, in a              fastener
                                                                                                                                                                                           31                                     32                       33
                                                                                                                 14 1978 Bob Marley          way                     56 Daydreaming
                                                                                                                    hit whose title       35 Locale of some          58 Days of old        34                                35                  36   37
                                                                                                                    words are sung           mirrors                 59 Worked the
                                                                                                                    four times before                                   docks
                                                                                                                    “… that I’m           36 Letter-shaped           60 Waste of
                                                                                                                                                                                           38                     39   40                   41
                                                                                                                    feelin’”                 girder                     Congress?          42              43                               44
                                                                                                                 16 Faux Japanese         38 Lord John Boyd          61 “You got it!”
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                                                                                                                 18 Jazz duo?             39 Study, say                 resident
                                                                                                                 19 Nooks for books,      41 Winston                  2 Cadaverous         55                          56                        57
                                                                                                                    maybe                    Churchill’s              3 Ticklee’s cry
                                                                                                                 20 Furry folivores          Rufus, for one                                58                          59
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                                                                                                                 22 It may be set         42 They know the              be kidding!”       60                                61
                                                                                                                    with music               drill                    5 The Divine, to
                                                                                                                 24 Cudgel                44 Turned up                  da Vinci
                                                                                                                                                                      6 City at the        Puzzle by Natan Last
                                                                                                                 25 Believers’            45 Child’s play,
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                                                                                                                 27 Escaped               46 Snitch                                        29 “A Lonely Rage”                                    48 Menu option
                                                                                                                                                                      7 Shade of red          autobiographer              fertility who          49 Teacher of
                                                                                                                                                                      8 “She was ___ in       Bobby                       underwent                 Heifetz
                                                                                                                 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE                              slacks” (part of   30 The farmer’s
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                                                                                                                                                                        an opening                                                               50 Fashion model
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                                                                             Renowned musician to perform at Y
                                                                                                                                                                 mances and competitions.            Lake City, where he won first
                                                                                                                                                                    “I love it mostly,” Beus said.   place.
                                                                                                                        <                                        “But there is a certain stress         “He has taken the piano
                                                                                                                                                                 with traveling because there        world by storm by winning so
                                                                               Hundreds of notes will be                                                         is an enormous repertoire of        many competitions in a row,”
                                                                             both played and heard in a                 <                                        music I have to know and I do       Holden said.
                                                                             challenging program put on                                                          not get to think about the cool        He said Beus has performed
                                                                             by an accomplished pianist                 <                                        place I am in, but about the        in Moscow, Morocco, China
                                                                             this weekend.                                                                       show I am doing that night.”        and various other places and
                                                                               Stephen Beus will present                                                            Beus said competitions are       it is a great chance to have
                                                                                                                        <
                                                                             a piano recital today at 7:30                                                       subjective and can go differ-       him play here at BYU.
                                                                             p.m. in the Madsen Recital                                                          ent ways than expected.                Paul Pollei is the artistic
                                                                             Hall in the Harris Fine Arts                                                           “They are not the only or        director of Gina Bachauer
                                                                             Center. Admission is free and          panella by Franz Liszt, who                  even best way to measure ac-        competition.
                                                                             all are welcome to attend.             Beus said was something of a                 complishment,” Beus said.              “He won the young artist
                                                                               For this program, Beus               rock star in his time.                       “It is a mistake to say I have      competition for competitors
                                                                             said he chose the songs based            “He is the Elvis Presley of                arrived because I have won a        11-14 and won first place,”

Hebrew Club members                                                          on the beauty of the music
                                                                             and how the program fits to-
                                                                             gether.
                                                                                                                    the 19th century,” Beus said.
                                                                                                                    “He had a huge cult that fol-
                                                                                                                    lowed him.”
                                                                                                                                                                 competition.”
                                                                                                                                                                    But his success has earned
                                                                                                                                                                 him attention. Scott Holden
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Pollei said. “Ten years later
                                                                                                                                                                                                     he won first place in 2006 in
                                                                                                                                                                                                     the big competition, the art-


honor Jewish holiday
                                                                               The first song of the pro-             He said Liszt had women                    is the piano director in the        ist competition.”
                                                                             gram is Prelude and Fugue              take the last drops of wine                  School of Music. He said               He said he has known Beus
                                                                             in A minor by J.S. Bach and            from his cup and put it in a                 that he has known of Beus           since he was young and has


with campus Sukkah
                                                                             Franz Liszt. Bach composed             vial to keep.                                for some time through the           seen him grow and become
                                                                             the piece for the organ and              While he’s never had ex-                   competitions that he has            a talented and accomplished
                                                                             Liszt transcribed the piece            periences quite like those                   won. He saw him play in the         musician.
                                                                             for the piano.                         of Liszt, Beus has traveled                  Gina Bachauer International
                                                                               Beus will also play La Cam-          around the world for perfor-                 Piano Competition in Salt           Salyssa.williams@gmail.com
Feast of Tabernacles                  eating lunch in the Sukkah
                                      with friends on Thursday.
  commemorates                           “I’m a devout follower of Ju-

  history of Israel
                                      daism,” Farnes said. “A lot of
                                      us think that because the To-
                                      rah is fulfilled that we don’t
                                      need to observe the Old Testa-
                                                                             MOA offers innovative new tours via phone
                                      ment.”                                                                                                                                                            Erin Wells, 21, a senior from
                                         Farnes said that for Latter-                                                                                                                                Wyndmer, N.D., studying in-
                                      day Saints, celebrating Jewish                                                    <                                                                            ternational relations, said
   Members of BYU’s Hebrew            holidays is perfectly OK and                                                                                                                                   he thought the tour helped to
Club have been celebrating            an important part of their re-            Never feel uncomfortable                                                                                             pace his time at the exhibit.
the Feast of Tabernacles in a         ligious tradition.                     using your cell phone in the                                                                                               “For anyone that’s been
homemade Sukkah they setup               “Our Sukkah faces east, like        museum again. Now the Muse-                                                                                             on a museum tour,” he said,
this week.                            all temples in LDS and Jewish          um of Art encourages holding                                                                                            “there are things that you
   Each year, Jews all over the       tradition,” Farnes said.               your cell phone up to your ear                                                                                          don’t get to spend a lot of time
                                                                                                                        <
world construct Sukkot, or               Stephanie Davis, 19, an en-         with a new cell phone audio-                                                                                            on that you’d like to and are
booths, to celebrate the Feast        gineering major from Tampa,            guided tour.                                                                                                            rushed through things that
of Tabernacles. BYU Hebrew            Fla., was eating with Farnes              Taking the tour is simple                                                                                            you are interested in.”
Club members constructed a            and her sister, Amy. Davis said        and informative; When you                                                                                                  “It was a great idea,” Wells
Sukkah on Monday, the day             she would like to continue the         want to learn more about a                                                                                              said, “you get background in-
the feast began.                      tradition in the future.               piece of art at the museum,                                                                                             formation on the art that you
   According to an information           Each year, the BYU Hebrew           simply call the phone number               <                                                                            like.”
sheet available at the Sukkah,        Club, sponsored by the Center          located on the wall and listen.                                                                                            Visitors can include their
the Feast of Tabernacles, also        for Asian and Near Eastern                “It’s the appropriate medi-                                                      and educators, BYU profes-          own commentary for an art-
called Sukkot, “commemo-              Languages, which is in the             um to use to broaden the reach                                                      sors and living artists.”           work on the guide as well.
rates the 40 year period during       College of Humanities, cel-            of interpretive material for                                                           The experience resembles         They can record their inter-
which the children of Israel          ebrates Sukkot.                        our exhibitions,” said Herman                                                       strolling through the galler-       pretations of the art for others
                                                                                                                        <
were wandering in the desert,            Victor Ludlow, a professor of       duToit, museum educator.                                                            ies with those particular in-       to listen to, which provides
living in temporary shelters.”        ancient scripture at BYU, said            DuToit said the experience                                                       dividuals giving information        another way to connect to the
   Traditional activities for         Sukkot occurs during harvest           is better for the viewer be-                                                        and feedback.                       audience.
Sukkot include eating meals           season when Jewish families            cause it reaches them with a                                                           Davis Staley, 22, a senior          The cell phone audio tour is
and spending time in a Suk-           would go live in the fields and         communication genre they                                                            from Fargo, N.D., studying          available for three of the mu-
kah outdoors.                         orchards.                              use all the time.                                                                   health science, was one stu-        seum’s current exhibitions:
   A ll week, members of                 “When harvest season is ba-            “By downloading your ma-                                                         dent who found the tours to be      “Turning Point: The Demise
the Hebrew Club have vis-             sically over, the idea is to cele-     terial on their own cell phone                                                      informative.                        of Modernism and the Re-
ited the Sukkah to eat meals          brate,” Ludlow said. “It’s kind        it makes it more personal and          cell phones in art museums,”                    “I had no idea what to even      birth of Meaning in American
with roommates, family and            of like our Thanksgiving.”             enhances the artworks,” he             duToit said.                                 look for, but the guy was able      Art,” “Dismantling Geneva
friends.                                 Ludlow said he enjoys see-          said.                                    The museum has tried to                    to point out what was unique        Steel: Photographs by Chris
   The club will hold a formal        ing cultural celebrations on               The tours haven’t been             make the tour as personal as                 and how that painting was           Dunker,” and “Windows on
celebration in honor of the           campus. “The things we can             around for long, but they are          possible for viewers. DuToit                 made,” Staley said.                 a Hidden World: Japanese
holiday on Friday at 5 p.m.           do to enrich ourselves, as far         already gaining popularity in          said viewers learn from the                     “I saw something while he        Woodblock Prints from the
   Alan Farnes, 23, an ancient        as different cultures and all,         the MOA.                               guides because they are “lis-                [the curator] was talking,” Sta-    BYU Museum of Art Collec-
Near Eastern studies major            it’s a good thing.”                       “Since we initiated the pro-        tening to informal and sponta-               ley said, “when he pointed out      tion.”
from Gilbert, Ariz., is a mem-                                               gram we are running about              neous comments about works                   the details I had no clue were
ber of the Hebrew Club and was        natharward@gmail.com                   twice the national average of          of art by museum curators                    there, it made it interesting.”     rachelsteff@hotmail.com




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