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By THE DAILY NEWS STAFF
A power outage affected some
Upper and Lower Row residences and
the Housing Front Desk for most of
the day Wednesday. Some Upper Row
residences lost power, and some
Lower Row residents reported losing
The affected residences lost power
around 9 a.m., and by 1:45 p.m., an e-
mail from Student Housing an-
nounced that Maintenance was work-
ing with PG&E and that power was ex-
pected to be restored by 4 p.m.
At 4:30 p.m., another announce-
ment from Student Housing estimated
the power restoration time as 6 p.m.
According to residents in Slavianskii
Dom and 717 Dolores, power was re-
stored around 9 p.m.
— Ellen Huet
By JOSHUA FALK
For Stanford students seeking to complete
projects in the arts, two major grant-funding
sources provide financial support for arts proj-
ects, but cannot be used to compensate per-
formers. The restriction presents distinct chal-
lenges for students hoping to complete projects
in music, dance, theatre and other performing
arts, which are popular ventures at the end of
spring quarter, when students present senior
recitals and other end-of-year performances.
The first funding source, Undergraduate
Advising and Research (UAR), supports a va-
riety of projects in all disciplines. The second,
the Arts Grant Program, exclusively supports
projects in the arts and is run by students.
Chris Bowen ‘09, now a conducting student
at Catholic University of America, received a
UAR grant last spring for his senior music con-
ducting recital.He used the grant money to rent
sheet music for his recital, but had to seek alter-
nate funding from the music department to
compensate the musicians who performed in it.
“At least for musicians like conductors and
composers, they need people to realize their
music,” Bowen said.“If they can only get fund-
ing through the UAR . . . I think it’s pr