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LEFT LSA-sophomore Dana
Abufarha celebrates her victory
at the Man vs. Spoon event to
raise money for Relay for Life
Saturday (AMANDA ALLEN/
Daily).
UPPER RIGHT Daisha Martin,
a Seaholm High School student,
participates in a By Any Means
Necessary protest at the
Student Activities Building
Tuesday. (PAUL SHERMAN/
Pailip).
LOWER RIGHT LSA
sophomore Serge Andreou
pets a furry friend at the
Dogs in the Diag event at the
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WHEN: April 18 to 22 WHERE: Mason H
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T H REE T HINGS YOU
SHOULD KNOW TODAY
Obama announced
35 percent of ACA
enrollees are under
the age of 35, USA Today
reported. Obamacare now
has 8 million participants,
and premiums are 15 percent
lower than anticipated.
Maja Tosic discusses
how white guilt can
be harmful in shaping
how persons of color
are percieved by white
individuals: "It does not
allow white individuals to see
people of color as equals."
FOR MORE, SEE OPINION, PG. 4
Earth may be an only
child, but NASA may
have found its cousin.
A Kepler-finding mission
has discovered Kepler-163f,
a planet made up of the same
materials as Earth, The New
York Times reported.

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Chaos follows the South Globally renowned novelist

Korean ferry accident

passes away at the age of 87

Boat sinking leaves
25 people dead with
270 passengers still
missing
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -
There was chaos and confusion
on the bridge of a sinking ferry,
with the captain first trying
to stabilize the listing vessel
before ordering its evacuation,
a crewman said Thursday.
By the time the order came,
however, he said it had become
impossible to help many of the
passengers - although the cap-
tain and a dozen crew members
survived.
The confirmed death toll
from Wednesday's sinking of
the Sawol off southern South
Korea was 25, the coast guard
said. But the number was
expected to rise with about 270
people missing, many of them
high school students on a class
H-U

trip. Officials said there were
179 survivors.
Divers worked in shifts to
try to get into the sunken ves-
sel, but strong currents would
not allow them to enter, said
coast guard spokesman Kim
Jae-in. The divers planned to
pump oxygen into the ship to
help any survivors, but first
they had to get inside, he
added.
The water temperature in
the area was about 12 degrees
Celsius (54 degrees Fahren-
heit), cold enough to cause
signs of hypothermia after
about 90 minutes of exposure.
Kim said three vessels with
cranes are being brought in to
help with the rescue and to
salvage the ferry, which sank
not far from the southern city
of Mokpo and now sits with
just part of its keel visible.
The captain of the Sawol,
identified by broadcaster YTN
and the Yonhap news agency
as 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok,
5-m

was questioned by the coast
guard and made a brief, vid-
eotaped appearance, although
his face was hidden by a gray
hoodie.
"I am really sorry and deep-
ly ashamed," Lee said. "I don't
know what to say."
Kim Soo-hyun, a senior
coast guard official, said
officials were investigating
whether the captain got on
one of the first rescue boats.
Kim Han-sik, president of
Chonghaejin Marine Co., the
ship's owner, also apologized
separately, bowing deeply and
saying through his tears, "I
committed a sin punishable
by death. ... I am at a loss for
words. I am sorry. I am sorry."
The 146-meter (480-foot)
Sewol had left Incheon on
the northwestern coast of
South Korea on Tuesday for
the overnight journey to the
southern resort island of Jeju.
There were 475 people aboard,
including 325 students from
Danwon High School in
Ansan, which is near Seoul.
It was three hours from its
destination Weadnesday morn-
ing when it began to list for an
unknown reason.
Oh Yong-seok, a helmsman
on the ferry with 10 years of
shipping experience, said that
when the crew gathered on
the bridge and sent a distress
call, the ship was already list-
ing more than 5 degrees, the
critical angle at which a vessel
can be brought back to even
keel.
The first instructions from
the captain were for passen-
gers to put on life jackets and
stay where they were, Oh said.
Video obtained by The
Associated Press that was
shot by a survivor, truck driv-
er Kim Dong-soo, shows the
vessel listing severely with
people in life jackets cling-
ing to the side of the ship to
keep from sliding. The initial
announcement for passengers
to stay in their quarters can be
heard.

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bel prize winner ears of Solitude" sold more than
50 million copies in more than 25
Jabriel Garcia languages.
With writers including Nor-
arquez dies of man Mailer and Tom Wolfe, Gar-
cia Marquez was also an early
pneumonia practitioner of the literary nonfic-
tion that would become known as
XICO CITY (AP) - Nobel New Journalism. He became an
e Gabriel Garcia Marquez elder statesman of Latin Ameri-
i intoxicating fiction from can journalism, with magiste-
alism, fantasy, cruelty and rial works of narrative non-fiction
s of the world that set his that includedthe "Story ofA Ship-
churning as a child grow- wrecked Sailor," the tale of a sea-
on Colombia's Caribbean man lost on a life raft for 10 days.
He was also a scion of the region's
of the most revered and left.
tial writers of his genera- Shorter pieces dealt with sub-
e brought Latin America's jects includingVenezuela'slarger-
and maddening contradic- than-life president, Hugo Chavez,
o life in the minds of mil- while the book "News of a Kid-
nd became the best-known napping" vividly portrayed how
ioner of "magical realism," cocaine traffickers led by Pablo
ding of fantastic elements Escobar had shred the social and
ortrayals of daily life that moral fabric of his native Colom-
the extraordinary seem bia, kidnapping members of its
routine. elite. In 1994, Garcia Marquez
is works, clouds of yellow founded the Iberoamerican Foun-
lies precede a forbidden dation for New Journalism, which
arrival. A heroic liberator offers training and competitions
ions dies alone, destitute to raise the standard of narra-
r from home. "A Very Old tive and investigative journalism
Vith Enormous Wings," as across Latin America.
his short stories is called, is But for so many inside and out-
d in a muddy courtyard. side the region, it was his novels
cia Marquez's own epic that became synonymous with
'nded Thursday, at age 87, LatinAmerica itself.
is death at his home in When he accepted the Nobel
rn Mexico City, according prize in 1982, Garcia Marquez
people close to the family described the region as a "source
poke on condition of ano- of insatiable creativity, full of
rout of respect for the fam- sorrow and beauty, of which this
ivacy. roving and nostalgic Colombian
wn to millions simply as is but one cipher more, singled
Garcia Marquez was out by fortune. Poets and beggars,
seen as the Spanish lan- musicians and prophets, warriors
s most popular writer and scoundrels, all creatures of
Miguel de Cervantes in the that unbridled reality, we have
entury. His extraordinary had to ask but little of imagina-
y celebrity spawned com- tion, for our crucial problem has
ns with Mark Twain and been a lack of conventional means
s Dickens. to render our lives believable."
flamboyant and mel- Gerald Martin, Garcia Mar-
y works - among them quez's semi-official biographer,
nicle of a Death Foretold," told The Associated Press that
in the Time of Cholera" "One Hundred Years of Solitude"
lutumn of the Patriarch" was "the first novel in which
sold everything published Latin Americans recognized
nish except the Bible. The themselves, that defined them,
967 novel "One Hundred celebrated their passion, their

intensity, their spirituality and
superstition, their grand propen-
sity for failure."
The Spanish Royal Academy,
the arbiter of the language, cel-
ebrated the novel's 40th anniver-
sary with a special edition. It had
only done so for just one other
book, Cervantes' "Don Quijote."
Like many Latin American
writers, Garcia Marquez tran-
scended the world of letters. He
became aheroto the LatinAmeri-
can left as an early ally of Cuba's
revolutionary leader Fidel Castro
and a critic of Washington's inter-
ventions from Vietnam to Chile.
His affable visage, set off by a
white mustache and bushy grey
eyebrows, was instantly recogniz-
able. Unable to receive a U.S. visa
for years due to his politics, he
was nonetheless courted by presi-
dents and kings. He counted Bill
Clinton and Francois Mitterrand
amonghis presidential friends.
Garcia Marquez was born in
Aracataca, a small Colombian
town near the Caribbean coast on
March 6, 1927. He was the eldest
of the 11 children of Luisa San-
tiaga Marquez and Gabriel Elijio
Garcia, a telegraphist and a wan-
dering homeopathic pharmacist
who fathered at least four chil-
dren outside of his marriage.
Just after their first son was
born, his parents left him with
his maternal grandparents and
moved to Barranquilla, where
Garcia Marquez's father opened
the first of a series of homeopathic
pharmacies that would invariably
fail, leaving them barely able to
make ends meet.
Garcia Marquez was raised for
10 years by his grandmother and
his grandfather, a retired colo-
nel who fought in the devastat-
ing 1,000-Day War that hastened
Colombia's loss of the Panama-
nian isthmus.
His grandparents' tales would
provide grist for Garcia Mar-
quez's fiction and Aracataca
became the model for Macondo,
the village surrounded by banana
plantations at the foot of the Sier-
ra Nevada mountains where "One
Hundred Years of Solitude" isset.

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