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News - March 28, 2014

Around town

MORE COWBELL ... Stanford basketball fans might have been distracted from the team's huge win over No. 2-seed Kansas in last Sunday's NCAA tournament by a member of the Stanford band, now dubbed "the real star of March Madness." Alex Chang, a 22-year-old Stanford senior, gave his all on the sideline, playing none-other than a cowbell with every fiber of his being. His performance immediately went viral online, and comedian Jimmy Kimmel even invited him to give an encore performance this week on his late-night television program, Jimmy Kimmel Live, with the show's house band, Cleto and the Cletones. "Do you major in cowbell?" Kimmel asked Chang. "No, actually, I major in mechanical engineering," Chang shot back.

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