The East Carolinian, April 25, 1991






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Allen Thomas slams The East Carolinian.
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Double trouble2? 7
'The Marrying Man' misses mark as new comedy.
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Serving the East Carolina campus community since 1925
Vol.65 No.28
Thursday, April 25,1991
Greenville, North Carolina
Circulation 12,000
14 Pages
Man masturbates in library
University ot'South Carolina police received reports
(if a man masturbating in Thomas Cooper Library.
The man fled the scene. Police said that the situation
was well in hand No arrests have been made.
UNC police patrol on bicycles
TheuniversitvpoliceandcampussYuntyguardsat
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will
begin a bicycle patrol program in four to six weeks,
according to the campus chief of police.
The program is nxvleled after thoseat other campuses
which are successful, he said. It should decrease police
officers' response times, make the officers more mobile
and increase areas patrolled.
Dental school to be phased out
Dental education at Emory University in Atlanta
will be phased out following a Board of Trustees vote not
to accept anymore residents to the School of Post-gradu-
ate Dentistry
This move comes five vears after the university
abolished its undergraduate dental program.
As the majority of the 36 current residents complete
their training within two years, the school's staff will
likely be dispersed within the University.
Professor not guilty of murder
An Indiana State University professor was found
not guilty Wednesday of a December 1982 murder.
Dr. R bert David Little will resume his duties as the
Department of Library Science Chairman at the end of
this semester, ISU President Richard G. Landini said.
Little was charged with murdering Steve Agan last
Decemberaften-onvicted murderer Larry Eyler confessed
to the murder and implicated Little as an accomplice.
Little has been on an unpaid leave of absence from
ISU since February.
During the trial, Eyler told jurors that he and Little
Stabbed Agan to death on Dec. 19,1982 in an act of sex and
that Little had taken photographs of the killing.
Little was acquitted when the jury agreed that Little
was in Florida at the time of the killing and had no part
in it
Annual party closed to minors
An annual al!ampus party at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be closed to anyone
under the age of 21, party organizers said last week.
This reverses a fraternity's original plan to limit the
party only to Greeks. Fraternity members decided last
month to ha ve the charity party at a local barafter Chapel
Hill ponce officials and the town council members said
that the event must be dry if held at the fraternity house.
The event will now be held at a bar on Franklin Street.
Proceeds from T-shirt sales will go to the N.C Jaycee
Burn Center, parry organizers said.
School asks to give doctorates
Officials at North Carolina A&T University are ask-
ing the University of North Carolina System for per-
mission to offer doctoral degree programs.
The school hopes to initially offer the advanced
degrees in electrical and mechanical engineering.
UNC-W to expand department
Officials at the University of North Carolina at
Wilmington are looking to expand the school's marine
science research department by establishing indepen-
dent doctoral programs in marine science and con-
structing a marine science research and education facil-
ity.
School officials are also hoping to establish a center
for teaching excellence, said the associate vice chancellor
of academic affairs.
Annual Springf est rained out
An annual band party at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill will not be rescheduled after rain
forced its cancellation.
Springfest '91 was to be held on Saturday, April, 13.
Set-up involved extensiveplanning, so organizersdecided
not to reschedule the event. They had already paid
between $10,000 and $12,000 in expenses, including
bands and security, an organizer said.
Inside Thursday
Crime Scene�
Editorial4
ClassifiedsJi
Features�
Metal NotesJ
ComicsZ1
SportsZ11
Insertne insider, a Journalism 3200 project
Hit-and-run may be race-related
By Blair Skinner
News Editor
A black man who was
struck by a car early Sunday
savs the accident occurred
while he was running from a
group oi white students who
were veiling racial epithets.
Forty-one-year-old
George Davis, in an interview
with The Daily Reflector, said
he was walking past the Phi
Kappa Tau house on Eliza-
beth Street around 2:30 a.m.
Sundav morning when white
men at the fraternity house
called himnamesand told him
to leave the neighborhood.
Investigating officer De-
tective E. M. Haddock has said
that Davis may have yelled
back at the men at the house.
Davissaid he was taunted
by a group of five to six white
men.
"They called him
nigger Haddock said. The
men also told Davis to get his
"black ass" out of the area.
Haddock said.
Davissaid he was running
awav when he was hit from
behind bv an automobile.
Tolice reports state the car
went on to hit a utility pole
Davis, who was released
from Pitt County Memorial
Hospital Monday, suffered
neck trauma, scratches and
multiple bruises on his shoul-
ders, limbs and hip.
Thomas William Savitski
Jr 20, of 409 Elizabeth Street,
who police say was dnving
the car at the time of the acci-
dent, has been charged with
felonious hit-and-run.
Police say the passenger,
William Barton Jenkins Jr20,
of 204 Ash St Apt. 6, has been
charged with being an acces-
sory to hit and run.
I n news reports. Haddock
has said that Savitski and
Jenkins said Davis ran into the
path of their car. They told
Haddock thev tned to avoid
him and hit the utility pole.
See Race, page 3
Students not prepared
Alumnus says Communications degree insufficient
entry-level positions in TV' as
By Tammy Wheaton
Special to The Fast Carolinian
A university alumnus
feels the communications de-
partment does not adequately
prepare its students for their
careers.
Paul Dunn,25,completed
thecommunicationsprogram
at ECU in May of 1999 and,
although the department has
changed since then, he still
feels "there are many im-
provements that need to be
made
Dunn, who now works
full-time at a local television
station, feels that the students
preparing to graduate may not
have all the facts about the
career they are entering.
Dunn cites the hard work,
long hours and low pay oi
points that students are not
made aware of. According to
Dunn, those in the television
industry "live half off ego and
half off pav" and are "married
10 their jobs
Dunn emphasizes the fact
that the broadcasting
department's strongest asset
is the faculty.
"There are several in-
structors there who are first
rate and know the television
of yesterday as well the tele-
vision of today, which is a real
plus because television is
always changing he said.
Unfortunately,according
to Dunn, despite the qualified
faculty, the broadcasting de-
partment is not staymgin step
with the rapidly changing
television industry
The problem that hinders
the program is lack of money,
which results in outdated
equipment, theinability to add
some necessary new courses
and the development of a lab
specifically for television ca-
reer training.
Dunn says that although
the department is partially
responsible, he understands
that the lack of government
funding contributes to many
of the problems.
Dunn used an analogy to
correlate the low funds and
the problems within the de-
partment.
"To have a good basket-
ball team, you need crowd
support, good players and
money � but to have crowd
support, good players and
See Students, page 2
Dail R��i � ECU Photo lab
Chicken Licken'
Peedee the Pirate and his new friend go mattress
shopping after they met at the Pigskin Ptg-out Saturday
Student Stores' prices higher than compettto
By GaryJ. Brittain
Special to The East Carolinian
In a recent study of se-
lected items,theStudentStores
prices were found to be
slightly higher than those
found at privately-owned Book Exchange and Taff Of- push pins, Box of 100; Uniball
school and office supply fice Equipment were com- Micro pens and Post-it
stores,but thebookstoregives pared. The items are: Liquid Notepads, 100 sheet pad.
a portion of its profits to a Paper correction fluid; a There were other items
scholarship fund. McCiU paper punch; Sharpie that were unused in the sur-
Seven items sold by the permanent markers; Pentel wey because they are not sold
Student Stores, University QuickerClickereraser;Moore by all three stores.
A look at what summer school students will soon
be paying for supplies.
Uniball Micro Pen
Moore Push Pins
(box of 100)
Pentel Quicker
Clicker Eraser
Sharpie Permanent
Marker
McGHl Paper
Punch
Post-it Notepad
(100-sheet pad)
Liquid Paper
Correction Fluid

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Q "Biff Office Equipment Company, Inc.
University Book Exchange
ECU Student Stores
$3.00
$4.00
$5.00
Information compiled by Gary J. Brittain
Graphic by Doug Morns � The East Carolinian
The total difference be-
tween the highest-priced store,
the Student Stores, and the
towest-pneed, UBE. was$2-35,
or a savings of 17 percent.
We txv to be in line with
ourcompetihon said Wanda
Scarborough, the Merchan-
dising Manager of theStudent
Stores-
She said the bookstore is
limited in what it can sell and
who it can sell to by the
L'mstead law. Under this law,
the bookstore can only sell
what students need to have.
Scarborough said that the
law also limits them to selling
onlvimpnntedclothingitems.
Scarborough said that the
Student Stores are self-sup-
porting, in that it must pay
salaries and overhead ex-
penses out of its profits.
The Student Stores gavea
$75,000 gift to the university's
scholarship fund in Novem-
ber, 1990, with profits from
the 1989-90 school year.
The money was used to
fund $250 book scholarships
for deserving students, based
upon their grade point aver-
age.
'It is a case of our stu-
dents making it possible for
other students to stay in school
and make the most of their
educational opportunities
said Dr. Richard Eakin, ECU
chancellor, at the award cer-
emony in November of 1990.
ECU requires graduation fees from non-partra
By Lisa Wilshire
Special to The East Carolinian
With commencement less
than a month away, some
students of the class of 1991
are making room in their clos-
ets for a cap and gown that
will never be worn.
senior, paid her fees at the be-
ginning of the spring semes-
ter. Barber said she knew what
the $25 was for and at the time
thought she would be "walk-
ing" in May.
Barber, who expects to
graduate after the first session
of summer school, later dis-
covered that only students
suit in a move out-of-state,
Barber said she would be un-
able to attend commencement
in December.
"Although this was a
major concern, what appalls
methemostisthatafterall the
fees and tuition that we must
pay to attend this university,
an additional $25 for a capand
graduation committee since do so according to Registrar
1974,saidthatthe$25isabase Gilbrt Moore,
fee. He said the fee goes to- Moore said that the op-
wards cornmencement exer- portunity was mere foTseniors
cises that amount to nearly should they choose to partid-
$50,000. Rowe explained that pate in graduation. However,
the cap and gown accounted it may mean walking 4-6
for$l5to$17ofthegraduation months after acquiring their
fee, whereas thediptomacosts degree. In other words, the
$3 to $4. He said that the re- student will receive a cap and
ECU like other colleges, covered mat omy siuaems anauuiuvnanimatopaiiu � �,h � mvino
����C graduating at thend of the gown that son. of us will ��Z VTVSS
t2tcoversadiploma,mailing 1991 spring semester would never wear seems a gross in- commencement and mailing �Q�JJ
costs,acapandgownandthe be able to participate in the justice Barber said pm. ,
commencement ceremony. May graduation ceremonies. Coordinator of Handi- S�TmeSo Although there is no es-
Rebecca Barber, a jour- Having planned an Oc- capped Student Services C.C �"23l�S SSSmS�T
nalism major and graduating tober wedding which will re- Rowe, who has chaired the nd gown will not be able to See Graduation, page 3
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2 OJbe �jiHt(Unrcilfntan April 25, 1991
SENE
Inferno rages in Scott Residence
Hall trash bin, apocalypse avoided
pril22
0942 Publications Building ami Bknrton House: investigated
a damage to state-property report
(,ql Howard House investigated a damage-to-state-prop
ertv ri-port
IP 1 o 1'Hh Street (commuter lot) investigated a minor acci
dent n-pni
10.W Physics and Brewster buildings contacted subjects in
.j in the minoi ideni
1350 PuWi SafeU investigated a damage to personal prop-
i ' n'pH'rt
1340 Mingesohseum responded to a mate non student
needing medical assistance Subjei t was transported to PittCounty
Memorial Hospit.il Emergency Room.
Ih56 ones Residence I l.ill (east): cut the lock on a bicyc le tor
dent wh i had lost kevs
1708 ones Residence 1 Li 11 (east) student charged with care
- and reckless driving and no operator s license
1933 Scott Residence Hal! (east) responded to a report ol a
h bin fire
2147 Jones Residence Hall (east checked on suspicious sub
jects in the wooded area t leared
2149 Clement Residence Hall: responded to a report ot ha
rassing phone calls
15 Greene Residence Hall respondtxl to a report of harass-
ing notes left on a student s door
iv White Residence Hall responded to loud subjects same
is handled '� icers
0105 Scott Residence Hall responded toa larcenyo( a vend
nachine
pril 23
1 Magistrate s office checked out with a subject in cus
I d
111 PuWi Safetv transported a subject in custod) to the
a istratc - office
1530 Public Safety responded to a walk in complaint ol a
domestic dispute
1602 Allied 1 fealth ("omplex responded loa report of break
�� and entering and larceny and property damage
White Residence Hall (east) responded tocomplaintsi t
ud musk from vehicles Same was gone on arrival
iH ones Residence Hall nponded to an alarm caused by
aper fire on the fourth floor
� 4 Belk Resideno Hall responded to a disturbance
i,ir is Resident e I fall assisted res ue with an overdose.
- t lement Residence Hall (east' identified suspicious
jects
rime Seen is takpn from otfinil Public Saff r lofc�
Students
money, von need to have a good
basketball team he said
According to I hinn, (me o( t ht-
most inadequate aspects of the
broadcasting department is the
training student recei e inediting
videotape
Another graduateol 11 .als
a full-time emplovet of a local sta
tion, agreed with I hinn
If you ci n e
erybodv from th ground up needs
to know how to edit videotape
she s.nd
5heis2 land graduated in l1"1
witha 15G1 r in her major fieldof
studs
She also said it i easy to learn
the basi� skill I li editing but
it takes a lot ol prat ti� tub good
at it
She wud � � lentswei not
being told important tacts about
their degree
"Instructors need to let pe)ple
know how important editing is,and
the students better learn to do it
somewhere shesaid.
"C ril v some of the very basics
.ire taught at E( 1 s,nd another
student who will graduate with a
broadcasting degree in May and is
an intern at a Kh.i1 television sta
tion.
l"his student says the only in
struction he received in video edit-
ing consisted of watching a 4r
minute videotape and then being
introduced to the subject in a one-
hi ir lei ture by the instruct! r
�rtertwi ihoursi t filming, thev
spent only two hours editing video
tape, he said Ons was the only
instruction in video editing
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throughout the entire course ot
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whu histheonlyi ourse that covers
video editing
A third student, who wishes
nottobenamed agreed with I hinn,
"that the fa ulty there are e� el
lent "
1 lowevcT,thisstudent,whowill
also graduate this vear and is an
intern at an area television station,
concedes that .it present, the f I
communii abons department, ptr
tu ularlv the bn ad asbng 11 lurses,
' arc not th.it strong
The third student e hti state
ments fn m eat h ot the four others
about their education vs their in
ternships
1 learned mere in � n we a -
an intern than in the entm
ears I si - nt as a bn ad� �
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do not fed that this is enough time,
the equipment b a atiabte for them
to work with during office hours
Bert was not specific as to
whom, it anyone, would be avail-
able to instruct and guide students
on the use oi the equipment while
pi m ?h ing With it.
ire i kN of needs, 1
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Disability week coincides with release of survey
��� arinrmaiPlv accessible. additions that would help better
By LeClair Harper
Assistant News Editor
adequately accessible.
Recommendations were given
bv students about areas that could
additions that would help better
meet the needs of the disabled in-
cluded locker availability, closed
Harrisfeeter
The week of April 28 to May 4 be improved. These areas include caption movies, dormitory kitchen
is recognized as National Disabili
ties Awareness Week. Greenville
will recognize May 2 as Disabilities
Awareness Day.
The basic objoctiveof Disability
Awareness Week is to let the public-
know that there are people in our
community who are disabled and
are a vital part of the community,
according to I ill l laakenstad,chair-
porsonofthodisabilitiesawarenoss
week committee.
l"he committee is interested in
elevators, drinking fountains,
stairways, rest rooms, phones, en-
trances and doorways in various
classnximbuildings,administrative
buildings and residence halls.
Hankerd's report also suggests
ways to better meet the needs of
disabled studentson campus.These
suggestions were compiled from
recommendations from the stu-
dents surveyed and from her own
ideas.
Safety improvements rated as
letting people know that the dis- most important. In this category
abledarecapableof performing jobs
as well as others, she said.
Debra Hankerd, an occupa-
tional therapy student, recently
conducted a survey of disabled stu-
dents at ECU to determine if they
fed the campus is adequately ac-
cessible for people with disabili-
ties.
Hankerd included the physi-
cally disabled, learning disabled,
emotionally disabled, visually im-
paired and hearing impaired in her
survey. The survey focused on the
accessibility of buildingsoncampus.
While tier response rate was
only 23 percent, 60 percent of those
that did respond felt that ECU is
she included the maintenance and
levelingofsidewalks,impmvement
of blackboard visibility, leveling of
curb cut-outs and adding elevators
to buildings in need and restriction
of vehicles on sidewalks.
She listed the following issues
assoaMxlary,butoqually important,
concerns: handicap awareness
education of faculty and students,
an increase of the number of ramps,
removal of brick walkways, dis-
tinction between handicapped ac-
cessibility signs for doors and
buildings and the establishment of
a group tor disabled students to
discuss problem issues.
Hankerd's third category of
Race
accessibility, rest room doorways
opening both directions, wider
platforms at Ficklen Stadium and
auditory systems in classrooms.
On July 26,1990, the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA) was
passed to eliminate discrimination
against ind i viduals with d isabilities.
It guarantees equal opportunity for
individuals with disabilities in em-
ploymcn t, public accommoda tions,
transportation, state and local gov-
ernment services and telecommu-
nications.
ECU Handicapped Services
works with disabled students. For
more information on their services,
call 757-6799.
For information about making
pi aces accessible or abou t accessible
accommodations in Greenville,
contact Vocational Rehabilitation
Services at 756-3642 or the Inde-
pendent Living Office at 830-3471.
The department of Rehabilita-
tion Stud ies at ECU and Pi tt County
Committee for Employment of
Persons with Disabilities and the
City of Greenville has published a
guidebook fordisabled people. The
book is free of charge. To receive a
copy, call 757-4453.
Continued from page 1
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Haddock snd the two men then
abandoned the automobile.
Phi Kappa Tau Pnsident Bob
I Hilda declined comment in phone
interviews both Monday and
Wednesday. Durda said this was
on the advice of legal council. He
expects an official statement by the
fraternity to be released stxm.
VioeChancellorforStudent Life
Alfred Matthews has said publicly
that the university is investigating
Graduation
the matter, and the fraternity amid
possibly be held responsible, but
that it depends on any findings.
"ECU huts taken a strong stand
against discrimination and racial
harassment and does not condone
any activity of this type on the cam-
pus or in the community
Matthews said in a statement re-
leased by the university.
Matthews wasnot available for
further comment Wednesday af-
ternoon.
Matthews told a reporter early
Wednesday that Davis' statements
about the group of taunting white
men has not been confirmed.
Haddock said he considers the
hit-and-run case closed.
"I'm through with that he said
in a brief telephone interview
Wednesday. He said he is now in-
vestigating the evei its that led up to
the accident.
Continued from page 1
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cape from paying the fee, graduat-
ing seniors are encouraged to par-
ticipate in the ceremony, Rowe said
The problem is not with the
students, but with the guests and
the available space he said.
The commencement ceremo-
nies for the springofl Ware sched-
uled for Ficklen Stadium which
holdsappnimatoly 35,000 people.
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Rowe said that it accommodated
everyone last year and that then?
were even some empty seats. How-
ever, he estimated an average of 14
peopleattendingforeach graduate.
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SUje f:ast Carolinian
Serving the East Carolina campus community since 7925
Tim C. Hampton, General Manager
Michael D. Albuquerque, Managing Editor
Blair Skinner, News Editor
Matt King, Features Editor
Matt Mumma, Sports Editor
Amy Edwards, Copy Editor
LeClair Harper, Asst. News Editor
Stuart Oliphant, Asst. Features Editor
Kerry Nester, Asst. Sports Editor
Jason Johnson, Copy Editor
Doug Morris, Layout Manager Phong Luong, Business Manager
Jeff Parker, Staff Illustrator Larry Huggins, Circulation Manager
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Campus Forum
Thomas slams coverage of SGA
Meeting Adjourned
Once again, the time has come for the manag-
ing editor to say goodbye in the traditional "30
column (-30- is the symbolic code of a journalist
used to show the end of a story.) Therefore, I will take
this opportunity to reflect on the progression of the
paper and the learningexperiencesencountered from
start to finish.
The East Carolinian has definitely changed tre-
mendously over the past five months. We have
adopted a new style, a new look and many changes
(as always) in the people that put the paper together.
In my opinion, all of these combined efforts reflect
progression.
When 1 first started as managing editor at the
end of fall semester, my goal was to not uphold the
t rad i tion of my predecessors in at least one respect �
no more 5:30 a.m. production nights. It took me the
first two papers to learn, but I finally figured out how
to do it.
I do not think we have been forced to sacrifice
the quality of our content. In fact, I believe you will
agree that our content actually improved over the
past semesterWe haH;rgiv,en me'students, faculty
and 'arninistraf�offfrldLrf�p)est coverage of
news, features and sports the campus community
has to offer.
Changes to the editorial page have also al-
lowed the campus community to become more in-
volved by expressing their opinions throughcolumns,
letters and editorials.
Some old faces reappeared for another tour,
while a host of new people brought enthusiasm and
desire to the office. After a couple of papers, every-
one came together as one, and we have reached
plateaus that before, we could have never dreamed
of reaching. So it's time to give credit to the people
who were instrumental inaccomplishing these goals.
In the news department, Blair Skinner and
LeClair Harper survived some rough times in the
beginning (war broke out during the production
night for our second paper of the year) and brought
stability to a news department that lost both of its
editors last fall.
Blair returned to the news department after a
semester-long stint working for The Charlotte Ob-
server as an intern. He will now replace me as man-
aging editor and no doubt make the editorial page an
even stronger section than it is now.
And LeClair (Lee) takes over in Blair's vacated
spot as news editor � a job which she will have no
trouble adjusting to. Her dedication and hard work
will almost certainly strengthen the content and
coverage of campus news.
The features department will again beanchored
by "Macho" Matt King. "Macho in his infinite
wisdom, will continue to cover the latest events of
downtown Greenville, as well as the newest bands
and other features that hit the ECU campus. And, no
doubt, will never fail to remind us so.
In sports, Matt "Yo" Mumma will continue his
roleassports editor. Look forcontinued improvement
from Matt as he brings us the latest coverage in the
sports "hall of shame" at ECU.
Of course, I cannot forget Staff Illustrator Jeff
"Walt-Disney's-gonna-sue-you" Parker, with whom
I shared many, many "Simpson's" jokes �
"McBaaaaaaiiiiiinnn
Tim'Tm-thinking-of-holding-another-meeting
Hampton, who recently took over as general
manager, and Greg Jones (the new director of ad-
vertising) have already instilled a rejuvenated feel-
ing into the business side of the newspaper. As I
leave to take on my new role as business manager, be
prepared to see bigger newspapers again this fall as
the three of us work together to improve the financial
aspects of The East Carolinian.
Finally, I would like to say goodbye to some
good friends who will be leaving us: Joey Jenkins,
Doug Morris, Stuart Oliphant and "Dizzy" Dcanna
Nevgloski.
Stuart, with his dry wit and perfectionist's at-
titude, will be greatly missed by everyone up here.
I'll always remember Stuart as the only features
writer controversial enough to receive a harsh letter
from a reader for his critical review of NBC's "Dark
Shadows
Deanna, although no longer a member of the
editorial board, will be missed because we will no
longer be able to read her weekly column in features,
affectionately dubbed "Metal Jokes Have fun in
Boston, Deanna, you head-banging gal, you!
I cannot begin to tell everyone how invaluable
Doug has been to me this semester. Since moving
into the position of Layout Manager in February, he
has taken the overall design of the newspaper to new
heights. The new design changes that have occurred
this semester have all been the work of this man.
Through many long nights and overtime, Doug has
created a design torival that of any college newspaper
in North Carolina � yes, even the "great" Daily Tar
Heel.
Last but not least, I'd like to thank former
General Manager Joey "Spanker" Jenkins for his
advice and support throughout the semester. By
hiring me as managing editor last fall, Joey showed
his support in my work ethic and abilities and has
since told me that I did not let him down. Thanks for
everything Joey � you little butt pirate!
As I finish my final night as managing editor, I
look back on all times highs and lows of being a
college journalist. I'll never forget the words of
wisdom that Mike Martin gave me as I prepared to
take his place last year uh to be honest I think I
did forget them. But it was something like "this job
will be the most fun and the biggest headache you've
ever had in your life
Looking back, I'll really miss the long hours,
sleepless nights and constant "mothering" (how do
you do this, Albie? will you help me with that,
Albie?) that goes along with this position. In fact, I
really wish I wasn't stepping down as managing
editor �NOT!
Thanks, Mike, you really were right about this
job! I don't know how you did it for eight months.
And very special thanks to Eric Hillard for his
Hitler analogy � it meant a lot to Mr. Editor.
But most importantly, thanks to you, the little
people, you made this all possible by reading the
newspaper. Until next time � MEETING AD-
JOURNED!
As I reflect back on the 1990-
91 year, I am quite proud of what
we have accomplished. Upon en-
tering office last May, we were
faced with several difficult situa-
tions, with the budget shortfall
problems, the "Halloween Mas-
sacre" of ECU students by city
police, the revoking of the Noise
Permits by the city and the safety
concerns on campus. My goals
were simple: to turn our relation-
ship around with the city, work
with the university to manage
through the budget problem and
help better our campus.
With the city of Greenville, I
discovered that the main problem
was a lack of communication with
the students. We met with city
officials and police for months
concerning Halloween, to make
sure the disaster of the year before
would not repeat itself.
Student Government,
working with Student Union and
Chancellor Eakin, took the initia-
tive to plan a celebration concert
on campus at Minges, to offer a
positive alternative for that night.
On Halloween night, I
worked with city police until 2
a.m. to help prevent any confron-
tations between students and po-
lice, standing ready with their riot
gear. Not a single incident con-
cerning ECU students happened
that night. That was not an acci-
dent, but a product of hard work
by many people, which I am proud
of.
City Council's action to re-
voke noise permits resulted in
outrage by students. A march
down to the City Hall vented out
our frustrations last year. At that
point we began negotiations with
the city that lasted six months to
get the permits back.
We moved from a City
Council opinion that all of their
problems were a result of the un-
ruly students of ECU, to an un-
derstanding of both sides and re-
spect for each other. This under-
standing was also a result of a lot
of hard work, which resulted in
Noise Permits being returned to
students.
We organized five voter-
registration drives on campus, in
cooperation with the League of
Women Voters to encourage stu-
dent involvement in statewide
elections. Several hundred stu-
dents were registered as a result
This year, we witnessed our
campus change to a well-lighted
university with increased num-
bers of saferv phones contributing
to a much safer environment.
Environmental concemsand
recycling were addressed by
George Armistead of the univer-
sity, whom I met with early in the
year to discuss the plans they had
alread y im pi amen ted on recyc ling.
I provided input on student con-
cerns and offered ideas and co-
operation with our campus' state
of nature.
When the budget problems
"hit home" with the plans for
cutting back of library hours,
Student Government took quick
action to provide $10,000 to keep
the doors open. 1 met with Chan-
cellor Eakin to work with the ad-
ministration to make sure that
our assistance would result in the
Library reverting immediately
back to regular hours.
There were so manv deci-
sions made, day to dav, concern-
ing students and student govern-
ment. We have risen to the occa-
sion at every point this vear and
acted quickly to ensure the most
positive results for the student
body.
In addressing apathy, Stu-
dent Government has worked
with Marketing Research, sur-
veying theopinion of studentsand
their needs. We have taken great
strides this year in SGA with our
membership increasing toa higher
level, higher than any point in re-
Lets Be Adamant
cent years.
I have found 1� E�l
Carolinian's attempts to 'sens
tionalize" Student Government
activities this year to be nther
unprofessional Insteadol
to inform students of the � im
things Student Government has
done to better our campo the
pa per has chosen to dwell on SGA
in a negative light, with
students "missing out" on a yew
of manv positive a�
ments.
The East Carolinum has als
been quite creative" il
together facts to fit a story I'm not
sure it the purpose was fa accu-
rately print the facts. In any event
it is very- disappointing that -
East Carolinian has had its fu
theexpenseof fellow students who
are working hard, sacrificing thee
time to help better your
experience. We, as students in-
cluding The East Carolinian star;
and Managing Editor Michael
Albuquerque, could accomplish
great things if we chose to be a
part of the solution instead of pan
oi the problem.
Reflecting back upon the
vear, 1 am proud to sav th.it e
have accomplished all that we set
out to do, and this campus is a
much better place because
Thank vou East Carolina i have
enjoyed working for vou tor the
past four years in Student
eminent I have manv memorable
experiences to reflect back on. 1
am proud of our accomplishments
at ECU, and I am proud to have
been a part of tt.
Allen Thomas
SGA President
Editor's Note: The East
Carolinian agrees that manv out-
standing things have happened
this year through the hard work
of Mr. Thomas and the SGA,
See Thomas, page 5
Three keys necessary for true freedom
rfeu. you ceztaiHM
Bnace up that nbhs-
NOW I'MWNKING
Of H0LPIN6 ANdU
By Darek McCullers
Editorial Columnist
This is my last article of the
year. It may be my last as a student
at this university (I may be ma-
triculating elsewhere). It may be
the last of my life (for tomorrow is
not promised). Therefore, I would
like to embark upon a subject one
more time.
I shall attempt to help the
reader understand that I do not
categorize people. I categorize
actions. I state that the actions of a
group of people, mostly of Euro-
pean descent, have been bad from
the middle ages to the present.
Today, things are changing, and I
hope this will continue.
My concern is not with
complaining, I don't have a chip
on my shoulder against all white
people. If that was the problem, it
could easily be solved. Rather, my
problem is with evil. I don't like
genocidal activities perpetrated by
a white male-controlled govern-
ment (such as the Tuskegee Ex-
periment) requiring blacks and
poor white women to be sterilized
in order to receive financial assis-
tance (this happened in North
Carolina), or police incompetence
(such as the gang violence incited
in Los Angeles because of police
brutality against blacks there�as
well as in Raleigh and Washington,
N.C.)
I don't like for men to rape
and abuse women because it is a
crime against society and against
God. I don't like black-on-black
crime. Truly, there are many evils
against which we must all struggle.
Some white readers have
endicted me for my viewpoints;
that is your privilege. However,
my only crime is that I see the
world from a black perspective.
This is only fitting because for
more than 500years, it was viewed
from a white perspective. The
history, literature, arts and sci-
ences tha t took place kept the black
names and achievements off the
roles. By stating these things, I am
not a black supremacist (if there
could be such a thing); rather, I'm
only turning the scales. My in-
tention is to expose the feelings
and tensions that exist.
These articles only scratch
the surface of a complicated issue
to which there are many sides.
Reading these articles and reacting
based on a few statements is not
sufficient.
There are some who believe
the statement, "I'm not responsible
for my for the actions of my fore-
fathers It is your forefathers that
caused the problem, and it is you
who must solve it. As aspiring
college graduates, you will soon
have the opportunity to do so.
Within five years after en-
tering the corporate world, you
will be in midd le management (on
average). After 10-15 years, you
will be in upper level management
where you will be doing the hiring,
firing and promotions. This is
when you can prove what you
say. It will be you who can bring
economic justice because statistics
indicate that currently, it does not
exist.
Thirty-three percent oi all
blacks are unemployed; you will
be able to hire them. Fifty percent
of all black children are still being
born into poverty; you can support
leaders who are doing something
tochange this (be it governmental,
civic or religious leadership)
Economics, coupled with
respect, can bring about freedom
and dignity, we are approaching
the former but not the latter We
need them both because a man
might be respected, but if he does
not have the freedom to create, it
is all for nothing. Therefore, we
need a program of empowerment
and re-education.
The key to reaching this goal
is three-fold. Euro-centric, male
centered education must end. The
world was not contained in Europe
as many textbooks imply. I had to
find this out through outside
reading. However, my wonderful
school librarian that I thought very
highly of told me I shouldn't read
so many "ethno-centric" books.
Knowledge is the power to
create and the problem with the
way black children have been
educated is that they are taught
that only white men have had that
power (historically speaking)
Groups such as the Society oi
American Scholars want to keep it
that way.
See Freedom, page 5
Columnist told
to work for
positive change
To The Editor:
While visiting the East
Carolinian campus last week, 1
became rather amused at the
Darek McCullers article on to-
kenism ard its implications to
society asa whole. It seems as if
Mr McCullers is getting )ust
what he is working toward �
recognition, however, it seems
more negative than positive.
: 'r Ennghr's letter con-
ing the tirst article exem-
plifies the negative recognition
by simply exposing Mr
Cullers' convenient fact
ommtsions. Dr Enright also
points out Mr McCullers "dig-
ging pits for others while
building sand castles for him-
self It seems Mr McCulk
fire and brimstone revenge
against "whiteEuropeans d
nothing but hinder his efforts
to bring current concerns to the
forefront. The stale nt
� rtism will never solve the
problems that hamper the
masses oi black people" is in-
deed a ne The truth is,
both black and white individu-
als working together will solve
the problems of blacks. Bla �
however, must take someof the
responsibility tor their future
instead of the whites continuing
to be blamed for their past.
As a case in point, statis-
tics on CPA's in the country-
indicate that 03 percent :
CPA's are black. The reasoning
for this can be argued, but what
is hard to dispute is the fact that
obtaining a CPA rests solely
with an individual and hisher
ability in accounting, not on
oppressive 'counter-activities
of the white Europeans. The
white European cannot be
blamed for this low figure.
Rattier, one should look at the
desire to obtain this distinction
as a significant contributor.
We should all lew k
positive influences for inspira-
tion and indeed, past injustices
to a lesser extent, to progress in
our lifetimes. We will never get
anywhere looking in the rear
view mirror. There are plenty
of black role models in Ameri-
can society and plenty of op-
portunities for them to be found
if we make the strides to find
them. These role models have
become great in a fashion that is
not exemplified by hatred and
negativism, which would have
gotten them nowhere, but by-
hard work and the desire for
success, which is the key for all
of us � some more than others
Spike Lee, the award -
winning director, may have
overstepped his boundaries by
continually defacing white
people. It works to a point, but
the message became belabored
He brought attention to societ)
concerning several issues, but
became so preoccupied with
white oppression of 100 years
ago, that even Roy Firestone
(an American Indian and
award-winning journalist)
questioned his relentless attack
on the white man.
ou may say, Mr.
McCullers. that there is the
point: by speaking out, blacks
are ostracized, much like your-
self, in the eyes of several und
therefore "oppressed We
must realize though, that this is
America Negativism has never
been received in the best of light,
no matter what the ethnic ongin
of the individual, but freedom
of speech is our right. A
confrontist attitude such as in
the last paragraph of the "To-
kenism article ("we won't give
up any of our power unless the
whites give up a lot of theirs") is
truly silly. This is promoting
more hatred, and one must
wonder for how many people
Mr. McCullers is speaking. We
must all use the system as it
allows, and progress ourselves
by hitting base hits, not home
runs. Mr. McCullers' problem
is that he is trying to hit the
home run and is too busy strik-
ing out.
Changes will not come
about overnight from a society
so rich in history. Hatred only
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need a program of empowerment
and re-education.
The key to reaching thisgoal
is three-told. Euro-centric, male
entered education must end. The
world was notcontained in Europe
as many textbooks imply. I had to
f:nd this out through outside
reading. However, my wonderful
school librarian that I thought very
highly of told me I shouldn't read
so many "ethno-centric" books.
Knowledge is the power to
create and the problem with the
way black children have been
educated is that they are taught
that only white men have had that
power (historically speaking)
Groups such as the Society of
American Scholars want to keep it;
that way.
See Freedom, page 5
Letters To The Editor
Columnist told
to work for
positive change
To The Editor.
While visiting the East
Carolinian campus last week, 1
became rather amused at the
Darek McCullers article on to-
kenism and its implications to
society as a whole. It seemsas if
Mr. McCullers is getting just
what he is working toward �
recognition, however, it seems
more negative than positive.
Dr. Ennght's letter con-
cerning the lirst article exem-
plifies the negative recognition
by simply exposing Mr.
McCullers' convenient fact
ommisions. Dr. Enright also
points out Mr. McCullers "dig-
ging pits for others while
building sand castles for him-
se!t It seems Mr McCullers'
tire mA brimstone revenge
against" white Europeans" does
nothing but hinder his efforts
to bring current concerns to the
forefront. The statement "To-
kenism will never solve the
problems that hamper the
masses of black people" is in-
deed a correct one The truth is.
both black m white individu-
als working together will solve
the problems of blacks. Macks
however, must take so moot the
responsibility for their future
instead oi the whites continuing
to he blamed for their past.
As a case in point, statis-
tics on CPA's in the country
indicate that 0.3 percent of
CPA's are black The reasoning
for this can be argued, but what
is hard to dispute is the fact that
obtaining a cTA rests solely
with an individual and hisher
abihtv in accounting, not on
oppressive 'counter-activities'
of the white Europeans. The
white European cannot be
blamed for this low figure.
Rather, one should look at the
desire to obtain this distinction
as a significant contributor.
We should all look to
positive influences for inspira-
tion and indeed, past injustices
to i lesser extent, to progress in
our lifetimes. We will never get
anywhere looking in the rear
view mirror. There are plenty
of black role models in Ameri-
can society and plenty of op-
portunities for them to be found
it we make the strides to find
them. These role models have
become great in a fashion that is
not exemplified by hatred and
negativism, which would have
gotten them nowhere, but by
hard work and the desire for
surress, which is the key for all
of us � some more than others.
Spike Lee, the award -
winning director, may have
overstepped his boundaries by
continually defacing white
people. It works to a point, but
the message became belabored.
He brought attention to society
concerning several issues, but
became so preoccupied with
white oppression of 100 years
ago, that even Roy Firestone
(an American Indian and
award-winning journalist)
questioned hisrelentlessattack
on the white man.
You may say, Mr.
McCullers, that there is the
point, by speaking out, blacks
are ostracized, much like your-
self, in the eyes of several and
therefore "oppressed We
must realize though, that this is
America. Negativism has never
been received in the best of light,
no matter what the ethnic origin
of the individual, but freedom
of speech is our right. A
confronhst attitude such as in
the last paragraph of the "To-
kenism "article ("we won't give
up any of our power unless the
whites giveupa lot of theirs") is
truly silly. This is promoting
more hatred, and one must
wonder for how many people
Mr. McCullers is speaking. We
must all use the system as it
allows, and progress ourselves
by hitting base hits, not home
runs. Mr. McCullers' problem
is that he is trying to hit the
home run and is too busy strik-
ing out.
Changes will not come
about overnight from a society
so rich in history. Hatred only
ignites further hostilities. If you
truly want change, Mr.
McCullers, directing your en-
ergy to progressive change for
your people would be the route
to take, not constantly looking
foraspectsof society thatcanbe
blamed on the white man.
Randy Mizelle
1988 Alumnus
Professor's
editorial lacked
objectivity
To The Editor:
We, the undersigned, take
exception to the tone and con-
tent of Associate Professor
Michael Ennght's reply (April
18, 1991) to Mr. Darek
McCullers' commentary on
Eurocentnsm, without neces-
sarily endorsing Mr. McCullers'
views. Dr. Enright's reaction-
ary, myopic and Hegelian view
of Africa lacked as much ob-
jectivity and light as his eulogy
to the West. The tone of his
letter was designed to provoke
emotion rather than enjoin a
serious and productive debate.
In this respect, Cr. Enright has
failed to meet the generally high
standards expected of univer-
sity professors.
The African Studies
Committee
Women's Studies
Executive Committee
Asian student
disagrees with
editorial's view
To The Editor:
After reading M r.
McCullers'and Ms. Kilconvne's
articles published on April lb, 1
am compelled to share mv per-
sonal view on this issue. I came
to this country as an interna-
tional student about 10 years
ago.
Contrary to many beliefs,
1, despite being an Asian, am
not qualified for any preferen-
tial treatments or even for any
scholarships as many minori-
ties are. I went to a private uni-
versity in Boston and landed
few jobs there after graduation.
Boston is a city composed of
many ethnic groups, Jws, Ital-
ians, Irish, etc. Even though
there is such diversity, I have
vet to sec racism as Mr.
McCullers so blatantly portrays
it. Moreover, in fact, growing
up in a very honiogeneous soci-
ety, I have never understood
and experienced racism until I
came to this country.
There are indisputable
differences in human beings.
We don't look alike or sound
alike, and we never will. How-
ever, we may think alike and
feel alike. Melting the differ-
ences takes efforts, re-educa-
tion, understanding, compas-
sion and acceptance.
More than a belief, the
people I know naturally feel that
either men or women, either
blacks or whites, are created
equal. Look at the American
society as a whole, immigrants
like Jews, Hispanics, Irish, Ital-
ians and even Asians have
joined the big melting pot. Un-
fortunately, the majority of
blacks have not. Is this a kind of
inward sentiments of separate-
ness among themselves?
By and large, the black
population in universities and
colleges has risen to almost de-
mographic level. Most black
students, and to a certain extent
some Asian ones, keep to them-
selves because of self-con-
sciousness and their cultural
preferences. I believe it equally
applies to the whites. In essence,
everybody cares about hisher
own business. Would that con-
stitute Mr. McCullers' descrip-
tion of racial discrimination?
Mr. McCullers cited bibli-
cal instances and doctrines and
vividly proclaimed Christian-
ity. Perhaps he has been using
the Bible as a tool to achieve his
end rather than taking it to
transform us to meet its own
end.
In loving the enemy, Mr.
McCullers forgot that Jesus, be-
ing knowingly betrayed by Ju-
das, had unconditionally and
gracefully treated and accepted
him as hisdisciple and had shared
the last meal with him.
Has Mr. McCullers missed
the point? By inflicting and pass-
ing the guilt and the fault on this
generation's whites of their an-
cestors' slavery practices, again
Mr. McCullers forgot that Ezekiel
(Ezekiel 18:20-21) questioned
God about sins, and the answer
was "The soul who sins is the one
who will die. The son will not
share the guilt of the father, nor
will the father share the guilt of
the son. The righteousness of the
righteous man will be credited to
him, and the wickedness of the
wicked will be charged against
him Why Mr. McCullers?
Also, whv does Mr.
McCullers keep digging up the
slavery issue? Just for remem-
brance sake? Remembrance
without understanding is self-
betrayal. This nation fought a
bloody civil war on this issue.
Mr. McCullers might po-
litically argue that the war was
more for wealth and constitu-
tional power and control between
the northern industrial statesand
the southern cotton plantation
states than slavery. But nobody
can denv the fact the abolition-
ists, who were predominantly
whites (the VVASP's Mr.
McCullers so ragingly accused),
fought a war for the freedom of
the people on the basis of a con-
viction that all men are created
equal. After the civil war, the first
10 Amendments and many oth-
ers were made to protect the
blacks. Is today's problem still a
direct proliferation of slavery or
socio-economic issues?
Take AIES victims as an
example. White gay males have
constantly failed to persuade the
administration (which happens
to be headed by a black cabinet
member) to fund research
projects to cure the infected pa-
tients. Hasanvone, including Mr.
McCullers, put this forth as a
genocide issue as he did under
the veneer of racism of blacks
against whites or whites against
whites?
Many who grow up in the
inner-city ghettos of material
deprivation are indeed victims.
They are victims of fate. No
doubt, whites are not usually
among this group. However, it
does not imply that people from
ghettos, most of them are minori-
ties, are eternally inherent of this
environment.
For i nstance, one of my col-
lege roommates is black, from
the ghetto of Harlem in New York
City,and a student from Harvard.
Certainly, there are numerous
successful stories about blacks.
They seem to commonly share a
belief that, in this democratic so-
ciety, they not only have to live
through the "power structure"
which Mr. McCullersdegradedly
characterized, but also to take
advantage of it so that one day
they will be the movers and
shakers of this structure.
Social policies and pro-
grams, such as affirmative ac-
tions, preferential treatmentsand
racially hiring faculty members,
have increased the opportunities
for minorities and have a pur-
pose to culminate in integration
rather than toward black sepa-
ration.
The white society has ac-
cepted these as means to acceler-
ate equality. Unfortunately,
many fail to take a personal step
further that, through integration,
they have ample opportunity of
understanding each other better.
Mr. McCullers feels in-
creasingly victimized living in a
white society because of his skin
color, and the white people re-
sent being constantly labelled as
racists for a crime they refuse to
believe they committed. Either
way to anyone is painful. But my
biggest disappointment is Mr
McCullers' attitude toward the
Brown vs. Topeka case on black
children choosing white dolls.
Why does Mr. McCullers feel so
strongly to alter children's per-
ceptions on white dolls? Re-
member, children don't lie;adults
do.
Johnsimon Lam
MBA Candidate
wp aw we couvnue our salutz to the
M6HTV SECTIONS v
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PfP�R
Media Board quick to blame others
By David Bailey
Editorial Columnist
I always enjoy seeing ECU
mentioned in newspapers other
than The East Carolinian. How-
ever, recently, most news about
our university has been negative.
I am referring to the headline on
the front page of the April 20 News
and Obserjyer that read "Student
apathy deep-sixes ECU's Bucca-
neer
Why blame the entire stu-
dent body for the yearbook's de-
mise? In the article, ECU officials
cite "lack of support from students
scrapped the 1990-91 yearbook
Instead of "student apathy the
headline should have read "stu-
dent incompetence
The Media Board seems
quick to place the blame on others
when it is the governing body of
the yearbook. Obviously, prob-
lems were mounting before it was
made public that ECU would not
be having a yearbook this year.
There was a Buccaneer staff in Au-
gust that was paid to do the job,
and they didn't.
Much ado was made about
student apathy towards the five-
question survey administered in
early April. Why was this survey
done after the yearbook had been
canceled? Maybe the reason that
only 200 students responded was
due to the fact that the Media Board
conducted the survey for two days
in only one location during a few
hours. Obviously, this survey is
not representative of the entire
student body.
I'm sure the Media Board's
response to me would be that I
should have done something
about the yearbook and gotten
involved seeing that I am so con-
cerned. First, I am already in-
volved with several student
groups and have a part-time job
Thomas
that takes up most of my free time.
Secondly, I was not a ware that the
yearbook was in jeopardy before
it was too late. Although prob-
lems existed with the Buccaneer in
January, the cry for help did not
come until the semester was half-
way over.
Maybe I have a vested inter-
est in the yearbook because I am a
senior and want a record of my
final year here at ECU, but I paid
for a yearbook as well.
The cost of producing a
yearbook for the 1990-91 school
year wasdivided amongst all ECU
students and included in our stu-
dent fees.
What will happen to the
money that all of us paid for a
yearbook? Will next year's stu-
dents also be charged for a year-
book that will not be produced?
As for this year, the students are
not getting what they paid for. I
want a refund, dammit!
Continued from page 4
which we have reported to our
readers throughout the year.
Therefore, we do not un-
derstand which "problem" Mr.
Thomas refers to, unless he
means the "problem" of reporting
the facts, both good and bad.
Freedom
about the SGA. Mr. Thomas, like
anyone else, would probably
prefer to see only the positive
things he and the rest of the SGA
have done this year.
However, as the only stu-
dent media capable of function-
ing as a watchdog for student
concerns, The East Carolinian will
continue to present ALL the facts
to the students of this university,
rather than just one-sided pub-
licity. We would be cheating you,
the students, if we did otherwise.
Continued from page 4
The second part is empow-
erment. Many things can be done
to achieve this. 1 hope to return to
Raleigh and form a community
development corporation such as
the one that exists for West Gre-
enville and is doing a beautiful
job. Such an organization would
have a multi-faceted purpose. It
would seek to bring more indus-
try into my black community and
to see that these corporations are
hiring people from that commu-
nity. I am going to try to get people
to volunteer time to help improve
each other's homes (such as
painting, remodeling, etc.). This
would keep the property values
up. I would coordinate a Youth
Development and Improvement
Project which would provide jobs
and academic enhancement op-
portunities. Another program
would provide special programs
to provide spiritual and intellec-
tual enlightenment in my com-
munity (such as black history,
achievements, challenges and
means of self-improvement).
These are but a few of the
positive works that I will be doing
when I return to my community
very soon. It should be evident
that I will be doing more than just
complaining. If my critics are pre-
pared to walk their talk, I invite
them to join me. I welcome them.
rhe final key to change is
that of self-enlightenment,
awareness and spirituality. As one
reader commented, we do need to
look in the mirror. However, when
that reader talks about God and
Christianity. I must ask is this the
spirituality of the Inquisition, the
one that justified the wholesale
murder of Airican-Americansand
Native Americans or the one that
tells women to shut up and be
submissive? Research shows that
the Greeks reinterpreted the
message of Jesus bar Joseph and
Paul, which cameoutof the region
of colored people, to suit their own
oppressive culture.
Briefly, I want to talk about
the message of Minister Louis
Fa rrakha n. He teaches us to unify.
He brings the Jews, the Christians,
the Muslims and all of these faiths
together because there is but one
God whom we must worship in
spirit and in truth. Truth is freedom
from delusion. All of us share this
delusion, whether we are black,
white, yellow or brown.
Minister Farrakhan teaches
us this: "The white man has a
problem and is a problem to him-
self and others The Black man is
a problem. He is a problem to
himself, and he is a problem to
others. All human beings are
suffering from a problem, and the
problem is not somebody else, the
problem is you, yourself. So each
of us has some facing up to do. But
somebody's got to snow you your
face so that you can face up to your
face and deal with yourself be-
cause you are your worst enemy
This is what I've been saying this
year.
In conclusion, I want to make
the problem dear. The problem is
personal and corporate. We all
share a responsibility for evil, and
we must all work to eradicate it.
Beloved, don't think that Darek
McCullers is a hater of white
people; he is not. However, Elijah
Muhammed teaches that we must
love self, and our own people be-
fore we can love everybody else. I
simply love my people and I am
tired of seeing them oppressed. I
leave you (perhaps this final time)
with the Arabic words of peace
As-Salaam-Alaikum.





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Of the dance faculty
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dance with fraonal Power In-
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human rights, Amett ta tes that the
theme of "each person s abilitv to
direct his or her own life Com-
posed by Ron Howard, four per
cussionists will perform live all fi Wt
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first sight again The only problem
isCharbepaid Adelleslather half a
million dollars to ensure that this
time he would show upat the wed-
ding not already married. But.
Charlie throws the money and
Adelle away, and thev get married
again
Two years later thev are di-
vorced again. ukie is tired of be-
ing ,i rich, bonne housewife and
dei ides to resutnehor career in show
Green Lantern faces off
By Cliff Coffey
Staff Writer
1 ho legacy ot the Green Lan-
tern has been running through the
DC universe tor many years how-
ever, of late the Green Lantern Corps
his been getting special attention.
With the fate of the unn a se in dan-
ger, the C.nvn Lantern Corps has
reunited.
After the first series got can-
celled, the Green Lantern got a
second chance with a special, then a
recurring role in Action Comics
Weekly made LX Comics realize
that theGreen lantern could main-
tain readership tor a new title. To
test the waters thev began with a
limited series, "Green Lantern:
Emerald Dawn Emerald Dawn
retold the origin of 1 ial lordan, th
first earth(.roen Lantern. Theseries
w as a huge success, and plans for a
ongoing series began. Soon there
was a new series, simply called,
(Ireen Lantern
The new series was centered
around Hal Jordan, with John
Stewart and Guy Gardener (two
other human Green Lanterns)
playing supporting rotes Hal Jor-
dan proved to he the most interest
ingGreen Lant em ,and DC rea 11 zed
than the first series faltered due to
the fact that it began todeal with the
whole Corps. While the other lan-
terns were interesting, thev didn't
have the mass appeal that 1 Ial Jor-
dan and Guv Gardener do The)
began to bring in alien creatures as
business. Charlie savs he is onlv
good at inheriting money and
doesn't want her to work, so thev
call it quits.
A few months later, Charlie
decides to stopoft for another drink,
and who does he just happen to run
into, but his twice ex-wife, Vickie
Guess what happens next yes, thev
get married again Tins time they
have a few kids before their im
pending third divorce, and Charlie
loses all his monev.
The ending was as predk table
and silly as the beginning They get
maimed again and Charlie gets all
his money back.
Even though Basinger is not 1
bad singer, and she weirs a lot ot
nice dresses with one strap falling
Guardian
main characters of the oW series,
and people grew tired of rhe irei 1
Lantern Corps placing the major
role in the series.
The limited series proved thai
even though he is an old character.
Hal Jordan is extremely popular
and interesting. The first storv in
the new ongoing serious was ceo
tered around Hal Guy Gardener
and John Stewart appeared in the
first storv (issues 1 through 11),tht j
played "second fiddle" to Hal Jor-
dan.
Pat Brodenck (from "Captain
Atom and Batman: Year Three' I
did a beautiful job of pencilling the
off her shoulder, The Marrying
Man' spends too much time on the
lounge scenes and not enough
on Irving to be a corn-
ed v
rheonlysemi-
furmy scene is the
one where
Bugsy catches
them in bed
together.
A r m a n d
Assante. as
always, por-
trays a great
gangster, but
unfortnnatelv
he's onlv m the
trim �or about
eight minutes,
3X relates woes,
commuracation
first eight issues. His figures stand
very heroic His stvle fit perfectly
with the Guardians and the 1 an
'erns themseh es I le portrayed the
storv bv Gerald tones that brings
the Guardians (who cave the Lan-
tems their powers)Kick to the world
of OA, theGuardians' home In the
disasterroes limited series
Millenium the Guardians left
their home world to be with their
female counterparts, leaving one
sole Guardian to prated the world
and the Green Lantern Batterv
(which isused to roc hargethe power
rings).
ThesingleGuardian went quite
mad in his isolation and began to
"collect" fiends that he had met on
earlier journeys 1 le took a ties from
assorted planets and patched then;
together on OA. The three 1 Ireen
Lanterns left form the Guardians
See Guardian, page 8
By Michael Harrison
Staff Writer
The communication depart-
ment of E ist Carolina University
has a invaluable asset His name is
Dr. ames Cox.
C ox w is born in Tabor City.
North Giro! 1 na in 1949 and came to
ECU m January 1987.
The mam change that has oc-
curred within the Communication
department since its beginnings
within the university was its sepa-
ration from the Theatre Arts de-
partment, at which time Depart-
mentot Communication wasestab-
lished. ilvmovewasatalkedabout
within the TrKMtre Arts department
for a long while before it was made
Before his move to Greenville,
Cox worked at Georgia Southern
College (now Georgia Southern
University 'astheactingdepartment
head Cox ran the internship pro-
gram there for a couple of years and
taught various courses The de-
partment there included public re
lationsf which Cox said drew more
people than anything else), broad-
casting, journalism, speech and
theatre.
C ox said he simply became
bored with Statesburg, Georgia af-
ter a while. The school was fine, he
added. but he was not" thriHed with
the community
Cox has also worked previ-
ously at the University of Mew
Mexico In Iowa, Cox worked as a
research analyst with Frank N.
Magid Associates, the nation's
with the added cooperation of ev-
eryone m the Theatre Arts depart-
ment ' U was a peaceful process as largest television news consulting
that was concerned Cox said. See Cox paqe 9
Irons reflects on rugged rearing
By Amy Humphries
Special to The Fa:t Carolinian
r
Photo courlaay ot East Carolina Dane thMtra
Dance school faculty continues rich heritage of East Carolina Dance Theatre This seasons plantations
include works of jazz, classical, modern music and experimental forms of dance.
Dance Theatre, stomps, romps and sells popcorn
the stage for this piece that was r
If you drive over to Charles
Blvd you will find the Malene G.
Irons Building. One would not think
that someone wlio's mother d ud in
childbirth and who grew up at a
time when women were not ex
pectedtogofarirKf'Mvou'd achieve
so much. But, an I st arotina
graduate has done just that.
Malene Grant graduated from
East Carolina in only three vears
She then went on to fike Univer-
sity ard to Viipnia Medical Co'Wo
finishing in 1946. Grant began a
practice in Greenville becoming the
first female doctor here
By Joe Horst
Staff Writer
Starting last Wednesday and
going through until Saturday, the
Fast C arelina Dance Theater con-
tinues itsoutstandingtradition with
performances choreographed by all
of the dance faculty.
First, Alan Arnett presents his
blend of modem, azz. and ethnic
dance with "Personal Power In-
spired by the quest for freedom and
human rights, Arnett states that the
theme of "each person's ability to
direct his or her own life Com-
posed by Ron Howard, four per-
cussionists will perform live all five
sections of the piece. The Dream,
Struggle, a duet titled Source of
Struggle, Vigilance, and Liberty re
spectively.
Second, Joe Carow recreates a
ballet piece titled "C .raduationBall "
The music of JohannStraussJr. with
orchestration by Anatole Dorati sets
originally choreographed by David
Lichine. Ballet dancers first per-
formed thispiece in the late'Vs and
Carew has restaged this particular
piece approximately six times; most
of them during his tenure as assis-
tant regissaur at the American Bal
let Theater.
Third, Dawn Clark presents
"Preludes a modern piece inspired
by Gershwin. Clark's choice came
about from her own interest in
Gershwin for fifteen years and the
interest expressed by the accompa-
nist to play this specific music.
With three musically distinct
sections, dancers developed the
piece incollaborati ve improvisation.
Lastly, the piece is thematically
based on "a spatial form of a mixed
seven-ring
Fourth, Pat Pertalion renews
her magnificent modern piece,
"Aquaverse With the basic theme
being one of ocean life, four parts of
the dance serve as metaphors signi-
fying plant life, fish, storms, and life
arising out of the ocean respectively.
Written by Robert C Wright for an
MFA thesis, Pertalion redoes this
piece because of its continued suc-
cess with audiences and to allow
the dancers in the department an
opportunity to "maintain a piece in
repertory Pertalion comments that
repetition "gives me a chance to
fine-tune the work that I normally
wouldn't get
Last, but definitely not least,
Patti Weeks choreographsa modern
piece titled "We all begin as
strangers Weeks worked with
rnaledancersatthe onset with chairs
as props, and then brought in fe-
male dancers. The female dancers
motivated and evolved the present
theme of a chance meeting between
a man and woman.
Weckschose this piece because
of her "love for Tom Waits' musk.
He has been my favorite for years"
supportive of her.
In 1957, Duke University tu-
ition was $500 per semester. Grant
v .is able to pay tuition to Dukeafter
'caching science at a local high
school for a year. "My hardest
classes were physics and organic
hemistrv, Grant said. She also
;s.j monev given to her by her
mother to pay medical school tu-
ition She was one of 80 medical
students at the school, only eight of
which were female. The male stu-
dents there were very kind and
helpful to her. '1 had to do as well as
the males but it was a joy because
everyone was so nice Grant said.
She graduated in the top three per-
cent of her class
Grant married Dr.C Fred Irons,
who was later director of Student
Maleneand her twin sister grew
up in Wilson in the bou�e of their
grandparents. Their father was a Health Services at ECU. Together
Methodist minister who often they began a joint pediatrics prac
travelled and could not take care of
the twins alone. As a child, Malene
was interested in science and the
welfare of other. Her first aspiration
was to become a nurse, but her
father encouraged her to go f 1 arther
and become a doctor. Her entire
lice in Greenville.
Dr Irons could have been an
earlvanimal rights activist. Sheand
her husband bought a live turkey
because they were having guests
over tor Thanksgiving. Irons learned
how �o put animals to sleep in her
family was excited for her and college lab class by using anesthe-
sia. "I asked my professor if a
drugged turkev wild taste like
ether, he said no, irons slid. In-
stead of killing the turkev with an
ax. Irons decided totr the anesthe-
sia. She thought tht turkey was
dead.Shepl .eked 1! and was ready
to cook it bm found the bird "strut-
ting" arou-id tht house teatherless.
Dr.frortsdeCKtedtoasl her husband
to kill the bird.
Her citv ways with birds does
not mean Irons did not have expe-
rience in thecountrvside Her expe-
rience, however, was with people.
Housecallsbv doctors tociw are rare
but Dr. Irons nude housecalls to
people in Greenville as well as to
manv of the otfier nearbv towns.
She did not discriminate against
people of color as s imo doctors did
at that time.
Iron's oldest s m Thomas often
went along on housecalls. He was
able to gain valuable experience by
watching his mother at work. Tho-
mas Irons late be anv a pediatn-
cian at the ECU Schcxil of Medicine.
Dr. Irons helped introduce
medical program to the area. For
See irons, paqe 8
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Attic
Thursday
Friday
Mike Mesmer
"eyes"
Saturday
The Stegmonds
New Deli
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Mosaic Sky
Friday
Saturday
Mr. Potato Head
qRocks
Thursday
dollar night
Friday
Queen Sarah
Saturday
Saturday
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Mendenhall
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Friday
Saturday
Jacob's Ladder
Sunday
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to inarr Adeik?again, he runs into
Vi kie at another lounge It's lust at
tust sight again I he only problem
is Charlie paid AdeHc'sfatherhaM a
million dollar, to ensure that this
time he would show up.it the wed-
ding not already married But,
harlie throws the money and
Addle away, and they get married
again
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ides to resumehercareer inshow
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good at inheriting money and
doesn't want hor to work, so they
call it quits
A few months later,harlie
decides to stop oft for another drink
and who does he just happen to run
into, but his twice e� wife, Vickie
Guess what happens next yes tt� y
get married again 11ns time they
have a few kids before thdr im
ponding third divorce, and i ti irlk
loses all his mone
The ending wa ispredictabk
and silly as tho beginning. Th
mam��d again andharlie gets all
hismonev bad
Even though Basingei is not i
Kid singer, ami she wears a lot i '
nice dresses ith �ne strap fairing
off her shoulder, The Marrving
Man" spends loo much time on the
foungescenesand not enough
on trying to boa com-
edy
rheonhsemi
funny sceneisthe
one where
Bugsy catches
them in bed
� o i: ether.
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inte, as
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travs i great
gangster, but
unfortunately
onl) " th
film ��� about
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Green Lantern faces off against Guardian
IUliff Coffej
SUft Writr
� i� k . .n ol the (ireen I an
:i running through the
IX universe for mam yearshow-
i tr otlati the( .nvnlank'rnCorps
his Kvn gi tting s attention
A ith tlutati of the universe in dan-
ger the (Ireen I antern c orps has
reunited
After the first series got can-
celled, the Green Lantern got a
second chance with a special, then a
recurring r"1' in -Vction Comics
Atvkk made l Comics realize
that tne Ireen 1 antemcould mail
tam readership for a new title To
tcM the waters they began with a
limited serii s, "(Ireen I antem
! meral ' Dawn Erm raid I aw n "
retold the origin ol 1 lal Jordan, th
first earth! ireen Lantern rheseries
�a as ,i hugesui cess, and plans tor a
ongoing series began Soon then
v. as a new series, amply called
c ire n Lantern
Hie new series was centered
around Hal Jordan, with lohn
Stew,in ,ind Guy Gardener (two
other human Green I anterns)
playing supporting roles Hal Jor-
dan proved to lv the most interest
ing ireen Lantem,and EX realized
than the first series faltered due to
thefa t that it began todealwith the
whole' orps While the other I an
terns were interesting, they didn t
have the mass appeal that 1 i.i! lor
dan and Guy Gardener Ji Ihej
began to bring in alien creatures as
main characters of the old �
and peoplegrev tiredot n.v
' antem Corps plasan th
role in the series
rhe limited serii proveil tl
even though he is an old character,
Hal Jordan is extremely popular
and interesting The first sti n in
the new ongoing serious wascen
tertni around Hal iuy i iardem r
and ohn Stewart appeared in th
first story (issues 1 through 11) th y
played "second fiddle" to Hal Jor-
dan.
Pat Rrodenck (from aptain
Atom aixi Batman Ye � 11 . -
did a beauuful b of pencilliiig tl
tirst eight issues. 1 lib figures stand
ven tun ui His style fit perfect!)
with the Guardians m the I an
terns themselves He portrayed the
story by Gerald (ones thai brinj -
the Guardians (who gave the t.an
lernstheirpowers)backtothcw-ortd
of OA, the Guardians home Inth
disastcrroes Imiited seii'
Millenium the Guardians left
their home world to be with their
female counterparts leaving one
sole C aiardian to protect the world
and the Green Lantern Battery
(which isusedtorechargethepower
rings)
Thestngfet aiardian went quite
mad in his isolation and began to
"collect" fiends that he had met on
earlier jnumovs Hetookciticsfrom
asrtCAl planets and patched them
together on OA. The three r n
Lanterns left form the Guardians
See Guardian, page 6
THt
Cox relates woes, wows
of coiTttritiriication dept.
Bv Michael Harrison
SUfI Writer
I he tnkatfon depart-
ment of ! ist I aroiina University
hasainvaluabl 'asset Hisnaneis
Dr. fames '� o
Co � is i in TaNr Cit
North Can il i na m 1Q49 and came to
1(1 in January 1 87
he mam change that has oc-
oirnv) within the Communication
department since its beginnings
within the university was its sepa-
ration from the Theatre Arts do
partment at which time Depart-
mentoff onimunicationwasestab-
Imd Ih� nmewasatalkedabtut
ik ithinthe rheatreArtsdepaitment
�or.i long while before it was made
is-ith th added cooperation of ev-
nein the Theatre Arts depart-
ment ' � �s a peacehil prrxess as
that -a . i ncerned Cox said.
Before his move toGreemriHe,
Cox worked at Georgia Southern
College (now I ieorgia Southern
L r.ueitA 'as'boai.tiogdcparrnvnt
head ox ran the internship pro
gram there for a oupfeofyearsand
taught various omrses Ihe de-
partment there included public re
lationswhichro� said drewmore
peopl" than anything dse), bnad-
astin. journalism, speech and
theatre
( o said he simply liecame
bored with Statesburg, Georgia af-
ter a while. Tht school was fine, he
added.but he was i m t thnlkvl nth
the communitv
( i" has also worked previ-
ouslv at the University of New
Mexico In Iowa, Cox worked as a
research analyst with Frank
Magid Associates the nation's
largest television news consulting
See Cox page 9
Irons reflects on rugged rearing
r
Photo rourtssy of East Carolina Dane thaalra
Dance school faculty continues rich heritage of East Carolina Dance Theatre This seasons presantattons
include works of jazz, classical, modern music and experimental forms of dance.
Dance Theatre, stomps, romps and sells popcorn
the stage for this piece mat was the dance serve as metaphors signi-
originallvchori'ographodhvl u King plant life, fish, storms.and life
I.ichme Ballet dancers first per- arising out of theocean respectively
By joe Horst
Staff Writer
Martmg last Wednesday and
going through until Saturday, the
lastaroiina Dance rheatercon-
tmusitsoutstandingtradition with
porfornianeeschoreographedbvall
ot the dance faculty
first, Alan Amett presents his
Wend of modem. y. and ethnic
dance with "Personal Lower In-
spird bythequest for freedom and
human rights, Amett states that the
theme of "each person's ability to
direct his or her own life Com
posed bv Ron Howard, four per
cussiomsts will perform live all five
sections of the piece rhe Drawn,
Struggle, a duet titled Source of
Struggle, Vigilarv e, and I lbertv re-
spectively
Second, Joe C arow recreates a
Killetpieoctitled "(.raduationBall
Tho music of ohann Strauss Jr with
orchestration bv Anatolel Wati sots
ti rmtxl thispioi em the late' M s and
( arow has restagod this partk ular
piece approximatdy six times; most
of them during his tenure as assis-
tant regissaurat the American li.il
let Theater.
Third. Dawn lark presents
Tretudes'a mock m piece inspired
bv Gershwin. Clark's choice came
afxmt from her own interest in
Gershwin tor fifteen years and the
interest expressed by theaccompa-
nist to play this specific music
With three musically distinct
sections, dancers developed the
p!ieinallaborative!iiipnvisation.
l-astly, the piece is thematicallv
based on "a spatial form of a mixed
seven ring
Fourth, Pat Pertalion renews
her magnificent modern piece,
"Aquaverse With the basic theme
beingoneof ocean life, four parts of
Written by Robert C Wnght for an
MFA thesis, Pertalion redoes this
piece because of its continued suc-
cess with audiences and to allow
tho dancers in the department an
i pportunitv to "maintain a piece in
n !pi rtorv Pertalion comments that
repetition "gives me a chance to
fine-rune the work that I normally
wouldn't get
last, but definitely not least,
I 'a tti Weeks choreographs a modem
piece titled "We all begin as
strangers Weeks worked with
maledancersat the onset withchairs
as props, and then brought in fe-
male dancers. The female dancers
motivated and evolved the present
themeof a chance meeting between
a man and woman.
Weekschose this piece because
of her "love for Tom Waits' music.
He has been my fa vonte for years
By Amy Humphries
Special to The last Carolinian
If you drive over to Charie;
Blvd vou will find the Malene � i
Irons Building t no would not think
that someone who's mother died in
childbirth and who grew up it a
time when women were � � I ex
pectedtogofariplifewoul lach
so much. But, on I ist - rolin i
graduate his done just that
Malene Grant gradu ied from
bast Carolina in onlv three year?
She then went on to i uke Unh ei
sirv and to Virginia Medical College
finishing in 1946. I Irani began a
practice in Greenvi He be xrniing the
first female doctor here
Maleneand her twin sistiT gnw
up in Wilson in the house of their
grandparents Their father as a
Methodist minister who often
travelled and could not take cro of
the twins alone As a child, Malene
was interested in science and �ho
w elfare of other. Her first as piration
was to become a nurse, but her
father encouraged her to go further
and become a doctor. Her entire
family was excited for hor and
s.ipporttv i her.
In 1937, iXike University tu-
ition xdsi 500per semester. Grant
v-asatofetopaytuitiontoDukeafter
teaching science at a local high
school for a vear. "My hardest
classes were physics and organic
chemistry Grant said. She also
us-l money given to her bv her
nav medical school ta-
il on She .vas one of 80 medical
students at the school, only eight oi
which were female. The male stu-
dents thorp were very kind and
helpful to her. "1 had to do as well as
tho mall's but it was a joy because
pveryone w-as so nice Grant said.
She gr iduated in the top three per-
entofh -Hass.
Grant married Dr. C Fred Irons,
who w- is later director of Student
Health Services at ECU. Together
they began a joint pediatrics prac-
tice m Greenville.
Dr Irons could have been an
early animal rights activist Sheand
be husband bought a live turkey
because they were having guests
over for lhanksgiving. Irons learned
rxiw to put animals to sleep in her
college lab class by using anesthe-
COMING UP
sia. 'I asked my professor if a
drugged turkey �� ould taste like
ether, he said no Irons said In-
stead ot killing ti turkey with m
ax. Irons decided fcotn the anesthe-
sia. She thought ttu turkey was
dead.SV pi icked it and was ready
toccxikit but found the bird "strut-
ting" vou id th bv usefeathertess.
Dr.lriM sdei idedtt tsl horhusbind
to kill the bird.
Her citv wavs with birds does
not mean Irons did not tuveexpe-
rienremthe countryside. Horexpe-
nence, however, was with people
Housecallsbvdi�o-stcHlivan,rare
but Dr Inms made housecato to
people in Greenville as well as to
manv of the oUk" nearby towns.
She did not discriminate against
people of color as s nv doctors did
at that time
Iron's oldest s n Thomas often
went along on house cafis. He was
able to gain caluableexpcrienceby
watching his nx'tT at work. Tho-
mas Irons late- be anv a pediatri-
cian at the ECU School of Medicine
Dr. Irons helped introduce
medical program' to the an'a. For
See Irons, paqe 8
Attic
Thursday
Friday
Mike Mesmor
"eyes"
Saturday
The Stegrnonds
New.Dcji
Thursday
Mosaic Sky
Friday
Saturday
Mr. Potato Head
CRocks Mendenhall
Thursday
dollar night
Friday
Queen Sarah
Saturday
Saturday
in limbo
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Jacob's Ladder
Sunday
Return to Oz





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METAL NOTES

Metal Notes writer bids fond farwell
Welcome headbangers to the last edition of MeteJ Notes! That's
right, the last Metal Notes you II ever see in The East Carolinian, unless
there's someone out there dedicated enough to take my place I'll he
graduating in May and moving to Boston, Mass to pursue a career in
music journalism and slave tor is hours a day at a record company.
Hopefully, I'llget to work with some killer hinds. Any way, I just want
to tell those of you who read my column�Thanks! I've enjoyed
writing Metal oteso er the year and I appreciate all the support I got
from someof you guyswhocaBed me! It helped meoutA LOT! 1 Kinks
to all the local bands who put up with me during the interviews and
thanks to foe Tronto at the Attic for getting me some great interviews
and free passes! Oh, and thanks to fohn Rac for the fun times we had
interviewing Cold Sweat (on the tour bus! hind Sweet RA. (getting lost
with Steven I Vl.ong') And if any of you guvs ever decide to visit
Boston, look me up and you'll have a place to stav. Thanks for
everything and keep nvkin
Now, on with the Notes! It seems Metallica has had a change in
tour plans. The Bay Arm thrashers plan to tour overseas before they
hit the States. With their new album due in uly, Metallica will
probably use the overseas venture to warm up for their North Ameri-
can dates Abo, don't be surprised if you see another "Monsters of
Rock" tour this summer with Metallica. Queensryche will most likely
join the tour, too.
TheasplentyotkilloralhimshittingthestoresinMav. Canadian
act Anvil will be releasing their seventh LP, Evoke the Eft?, soon Oth.T
Kinds gearing up for releases are Maryland's Ki and 1 os Angeles
Kinds Kik Tracee, Bang Tango and Tuff. Also out in May will be a
home video from Testament
Blackeyed Susan, a Philadelphia-based Kind formed bv I Van
Davidson (ex-vocalist for Brirm Fox), will bring w� their debut record
in May. 'Satisfaction" is the name of the first videosingle.
East Oust guitarist Blues Saraceno will hold a guitar clinic in
Charlotte, N.C, at Reliable Music tomorrow. For more information
call (704) 375-8662.
Theresa few showsyou might want tocatch before you leave the
aau for the summer. On May4, there will Km "Mid-exam lam" with
Greenville acts Scythian and Manifest Destiny. I kkets available at
Gilbert's Musk on Fast Kth St. Look tor fliers on campus tor more
details.
MCArtvwdmt;artiMsSteelheart('TllVvrUtYouC,V'Uvilltv
attheFlamingMuginFayettevine,N.C,onMay7. Don't miss thisone!
On May 10, you can choose between two different kinds of metal.
At die Attic, Fayerteville rockers Still Rain will heat up the night. And
at the Madmonk in Wilmington, N C, death metal will he in the air
when Kreator, Blitvspear ami Morgoth invade Fastern North Caro-
lina. Take your pick!
And finally, Poison, Slaughter and the BulletBoys will play at
Carowindsamusement park on May 31.
�Compiled by "Tuxy" Deanna Nevgloski
Irons
ox
Continued from page 7
example, she helped withthebuild-
ing plans of Pitt County Memorial
Hospital. Before this time, there
were no incubators and no dispos-
able intravenous tubes.
She became pediatric chief of
staff in 1951. She was also instru-
mental in getting programs started
for retarded children. Dr. Irons was
able to get funds from the govern-
ment feu a clinic because in the area,
there had been no programs for the
care of retarded children.
Dr. Irons helped found the Re-
habilitation Center. Here people
learned how to help themselves.
"We taught the able pa tients to help
those that were unable Irons said.
The center also helped people who
would not normally be hired get
jobs.
The work of Dr. Irons is signifi-
cant not only to the peopleshe helps
but also to the community. She was
activeaspresidentofthePittCounty
Human Relations Council and the
Pitt County Chapter of the Ameri-
can Cancer Society.
She is also a member at Jarvis
Memorial Methodist Church where
she was chairwoman of the Chris-
tian Social Concerns and the
TMrweek at FIZZ!
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Christian Supportive Community
Mission of the Women of the
Church. Dr.
Irons was presented with sev-
eral awards in recognition of her
hard work. In 1949, she received the
Distinguished Alumni Award pre-
sented by East Carolina College
Alumni Association for outstanding
service in medicine and pediatrics
Dr. Irons was one of four recipients
honored as North Carolina's out-
standing professional person of the
year in working with mentally re-
tarded children.
In 1974, ECU honored Dr. Irons'
Guardian
impact and leadership bv dedu i
ing the Developmental Evah at
Clinic building the Maleni I In
Building.The DE t�rs establish )
in 1964, with Dr.
Irons as its first dim tor an 1
was a forerunner of widespread ei
forts to provide hotter health can
for children in his region Dr. In -
served as director ol "he I h
mental F valuation (linn tr � � ;
until her retiroment in 19
Irons received the 1976 Mr
orary Membership hail
the Pitt County Association I
tarded Gtizens
Continued from page 7
break up of the Corps traveled to
OA to stop the mad Guardian Hal
Jordan, John Stewart, and Guv Gar-
dener teamed up to defeat the
Guardian, but failed.
The other Guardians n'turned
at the last second to help defeat the
mad Guardian. This, along with the
deterioration of the universe's
safety, caused the Guardians to ro-
alize that the Green I.antem Corps
is very important.
They assigned Hal Jordan to
recruit new members for theCorps;
GuvGardener was assigned to pnv-
tcct Earth, John Stewart was as-
signed to help the restoration of the
planet and the energy battery.
There has Kvn a strav "(,r. vn
Lantern" on Farih for the past few
years,Gnort;andhowhegota( Ireen
limiiiiimnrTTTr
lantemPov erRingwasamv ti
In issues nine h i rweh c. Guv
dener investigated that f t
(iuv found nit tl it the Crti
Lantern's mightiest foe, Sii
had been cloned by a groui
the Qwaril and they used � �
power rings, giv en t pel
wielders to nun the reputal
the (luardians and the Green L
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Metol Notes writer bids fond farwell
Tin iicc5 vnui uiua lunu unwell
Welcome hcadhangers to the last edition of Metal Notes! "hat's
ght, the List MetdlNotisyou'lleverseein7 ;ie osfamUrmn, unless
ien?'s someone i ut there dedicated enough to take my place I'llbe
raduating in Ma And moving to Boston Mass to pursue a career in
msic jonmali � IS hoiirsadavat a record company
' - �' omekillerbands nywav I just want
� id rro column I hanks! I vc enjoyed
" � . i irandlappaxiateall thesupptirtlgot
h calkvlmellthelpeilmeoutALOT! rhanks
� up uith me during the interviews and
�o ttu for getting rm some great interviews
righ
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musk- journalism
Hopefulh I Igett
to tell th. i �
writing Met.il � ti
fromsomeol vouj;
to all the local kin.
thanks'
and free piss -
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with Steven I VI o
Hotter, look nx' i
example shehelpedwiththebuild
ing plans ol Pittounry Memorial
I lospital Before this time, there
ivi re n i incubator and no dispos-
able intravenous rubes
She became pediatric chief of
Staff in 1951. She w,�s ,isi mstni
mental in getting programs started
retarded children I V Irons was
it funds from the govern-
ment forac Itnicbei auseinthearea,
there had been no programs for the
rare ol retarded children
V Irons helped found the Re
habitation (enter Here people
learned how to help themselves
We taught theabte patients to help
thovth.it were unable Irons said
I he center also help-d people who
would not normally be hired eel
jobs
rhe work of lr Irons is signifi-
cant not only to the peopleshe helps
butals to thect immunity. She was
activeaspresidentofthePirtCounty
1 luman Relationsouncil and the
Pittounty (Chapter of the Amen
can ai er Society
She is also a member at farvis
Memorial Methodist( hurch where
she was i hairwoman of the Chnv
tian Social oncerns and the
( hnstian Supportive ommuniry
Mission of the Women ol the
Church. r
Irons was prest nted ��� " -
eral awards in recognition of her
hard work In 14 shere eived th
Distinguished Alumni wai I
sented by Eastan lii a (
Alumni Association foroutsta i
servie in medM ine ai dp
! r Irons was, n. if four reoj k I I
honored as Northamlina s
standing professional pers i '
year in working with nx i I
tarded i hildren
In 1974, E I honoredl r Imns

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sional interests. "1 always will have
a fondness for working in radio, tor
actually being on the air he said.
Cox said his work at ECU has
,ts pxxl and bad points. He said he
h.is never had a job which he felt
"one hundred percent positive
about He saidDon't take that too
negatively. Every place has its ups
and downs Cox said the gixxl
aspects oi any job should outweigh
the Kid aspects. It not, then it's time
lo move on, he" concluded.
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most of the courses for which he
was assigned (Communication stu-
dents mainly know him for his in-
struction of the television produc-
tion course.)
Cox said: "I've enjoyed the as-
sociation with the faculty here, both
in the communication department
and in theatre arts. There are some
sharp people, some nice people. All
in all it's been a decent experience
The bad aspects of his job here
is the lack of positive feedback from
people outside the communication
department, he said, as well as the
lack of g(xxi equipment. Funding
hi sheen sparse, he said. "Of course.
thafs happening university-wide
right now with the budget prob-
lem he added. 'Tveneveryetseen
a communication department that
didn't have some troubles with the
equipment
Very few schools are funded
enough to have state of the art
equipment, he added. "Given what
we have he said, "1 think we do a
pretty good job because not all of
what we do is based on equipment,
and when we can deal with some-
thing thar'snotequiprnenH)rien ted,
then I think we can do a first-rate
job
The faculty is good, Cox said,
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but more people are needed. The
department needs to expand fur-
ther to accommodate the large in-
flux of communication majors.
Cox pointed out that those in
the communication department
havea strong academic background
and a professional background in
the industry. "I think any depart-
ment of communication has to have
those elements going for it Cox
said. Instructors need to let stu-
dents see how their field relates to
the world, as well as acquaint them
with theories and research.
A certain amount of profes-
sional training and experience needs
to be given to the students to enable
them to start a career. "If your fac-
ulty did not have that professional
experience, then I really don't un-
derstand how they can understand
the industry . . . Our faculty have
that kind of background. We keep
strong ties with the broadcasting
industry and we know whafsgoing
on. So, we're up to date, even if our
equipment isn't
Broadcasting and journalism,
once separate fields, are no longer
separate but are meshing into one
combined career field. Cox said.
Good relations exist between
Coxandhisstudents,hesaid. "Hike
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"I like students who think fairly
logically and who care about their
subject . . . We have some good
students here
One of Cox's proudest mo-
ments occurred last March when he
served as executive producer of the
first satellite teleconference to origi-
nate from ECU.
His team of people worked with
the Health Sciences Communica-
tions Center in order to get the
teleconference produced. An in-
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established "all up and down the
line of North Carolina he said.
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In a game domirwti-d I. . � ng from
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reshman Heath Clark. A back-up
econd baseman who stands just
57 and weighs 140 pounds. Clark vear and ha-
dispels the standards oi a college
athletes' size.
"It helps to be big and tall, but if
yon want it bad enough you can
succeed Clark said
Growing up in Greenville, and
playing locallv at Greenville Rose
High School, Gark always wanted
to be a part ot the Pirate baseball
program. INC, N.C State Va.
Common weal t h a nd V a n derl
expressed interest in the talented
second baseman. Clark opted to
follow in the footsteps ol former
Pirate second basemen such as
Robert Langsten and St '� e Sides
'Thev were sma lite as
small as 1 am, but thev didn't mind
gettingdirtytornakeaplay -
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St. Louis Cardinal shortstop
OzaeSmith isan idol because of his
aerobahes and range "He's a de-
fensive plaver like 1 am Gark sud
Strong influences from his
parents and former Limestone
player and coach Toly Fischer, have
helped Clark to Nmverorexcellenee
The academics haven t been a di! -
Women's relay tea
places second at"
action at 9
and base runner
Gark. college ba
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The women's track team fin-
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son Saturday at the lames Madison
mvitatnal'Thefiroshprorrusesa ran a personal best
bnght outlook on the future of the ishinginU
women's team as many of the on8PeifV
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best times.
The team was again led by
sophomore Danita Roseboro. She
paced the4xl00-meter relay team ot
Sherry Hawkins, Jov Dorsey and
putters. Susan Scl
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and )amce Rowe
with a throw ot 40
Also the men'
finish in a time of 4732 seconds
Roseboro also placed first in the
200-meter dash in24.secondsand
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a 1228.
Running well in the middle dis-
tance races were freshmen Theresa
MaimiandGretehenHariey Manru,
running a personal best of 457,
placedsixm�r� 1500-meter Hartey
The 4xl00-metel
Robinson, Damol
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with a time of 39
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Od Dominian shut out ECU in pitching battle
By Kerry Nester
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i game dominated by awesome pitching from both teams. Old
non I 'niversity came away with a 2-0 win over ECU last night at
Eton I icld
, Monarch used three pitchers to get the job done, white Coach
t rton won! the distance with sophomore jim Ambrosius, who
m outstanding game for the Pirates.
the first three innings. ODV sophomore Stephen Lyons held the
'It-vs while tanning
� Scan 1 lYnnessv then came in to start the bottom of the fourth
ind ilk used only one hit to keepFCU scoreless after the Monarchs
rci 'its and two runs in the top of the fourth
�r Scot! Thomson led oft the inning for ODU with a single,
another single tromMphorrmreT.J.O'Donnell to get men on
d mi ond base
senior lames Krevokuch then Hepped up to the plate and
'� rhomson with a single to right field to score the first Monarch
� Midi advanced to third base and sophomore Darren Raymond
I an Vrnbrosius fast Kill deep to nght field for the sacrifice fly.
II came in and stretched the ODU lead to 2-0.
two outs in the inning, ECU seemed 10 be out of trouble. But
� -ins walked the next two Monarch batters to toad all the
S were sweating once again for the Pirates.
ing a few tense moments, senior Pat Evangelista grounded a
h shortstop Berry Narron who threw Shawn McDonnell out
J base on the force ptav.
Junior Jeff Ware stepped onto the mound to start the seventh inning
stretch after Hennessy had exited. Ware finished off the Pirates with two
strike outs of his own and allowed no hits.
ODU head coach Pat McMahon said, "This is the without a doubt the
finest pitching performance we've had all season by three guys: Lyons,
Hennessv and Ware
Take away the fourth inning, when Ambrosius got into trouble and
allowed a couple oi runs, and his performance would have been nearly
flawless
"Thev pitched very well tonight McMahon said. "A few breaks
here and there, and it's a whole different Kill game
The Pirates could have made the game closer if more offense was
generated. Theonlv ECU hit came from sophomore David I listen to lead
off the bottom of the fourth inning; three straight outs followed.
The only real excitement for Pirate fans came in the bottom of the
seventh inning w hen juniors Tommy Eason and John Cast drove balls all
the way Kick to the centerfield wall, only to K1 robbed by Monarch
outfielders.
Things are falling in place for me personally' Cast said. "But as a
team, we're really struggling
Cist hopes that with the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament
coming up Mav 14, that the Piratescan start toget more consistency from
all positions and earn more victories.
"If we can put it together in pitching and hitting all at one time, like
1 know we're capable of doing; we can have a good tournament Cast
said.
TheCAA tournament is Iving hosted by the Pirates at Harrington
ReW starting Mav 14 and runs through May 18.
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Junior pitcher Jim Ambrosius throws a strike in Wednesday's game
against ODU ECU lost the game 2-0
Clark
dispels
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Bv Bill Johnson
�� io th Fast Carolinian
Whoever said bigthingscome
all packages must nave met
man Heath dark. A back-up
d baseman who stands just
d weighs 140 pounds, Clark
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want it Kid enough, you can
wl. Clark said
rowing up in C.reenville, and
ng locally at Greenville Rose
School, Clark always wanted
i part of the Pirate KiseKill
ram. UNC, N.C State, Va.
"wealth and Yanderbtltall
ssed interest in the talented
I baseman. Clark opted to
in the footsteps of former
second basemen such as
ert I angsten arid Steve Sides.
rhey were small, not quite as
as 1 am, but thev didn't mind
dirty to make i play Clark
st 1 ouis Cardinal shortstop
Smi th is an idol because of his
k r hatics and range. "He's a de-
pla erhkel am darksaid.
strong influences from his
its and former Limestone
I and coach Toly Fischer, haw
. ed Clark to strive for excellence.
u ademics haven't been a dif-
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Athletic department publicizes wrong teams
By Doug Morris
Staff Writer
Heath Clark
hcult adjustment thus far Clark
said. Clark's GP A is presently a 3.2.
The adjustment to being a role
player Kis not Kvn easy. In High
School Clark Kitted 355 his senior
vear and Kinged out four home
runs. Thus far, Gark has seen spot
action at second base, pitch-hitter
and base runner. According to
Clark, college baseball players are
big strong and well-rounded ath-
letes.
"I'm not as big as those guys
Clark said "1 need to bat 300, steal
Kises, score runs and play tight
defense to am tribute
In the future. Clark would like
to go as far as he can in the game of
basebtJL Coaching young players
is an interest in the future as well.
Clark wants to help keep young
plaversdreamsofplayinginthebig
leagues alive.
"1 went to haw my footX-rayed,
and the doctor told me that I was
finished growing" Clark said. "I
was crushed. Just three or four more
inches and I d be fine " Clark knows
how it feels to fight adversity but,as
he says, "Do the best with what
you've got
A man with not much size, but
tremendous determination, Clark
has the tools to be successful both
on and oft" the baseball field.
Woe is the life of a Pirate fan.
The only thing Pirate fans
haw Kvn able to look forward to
over the last season Ks Kvn the
unenviable position oi underdog
� and this vear, even, one kicked
the underdog
This war started out horribly
for Pirate Athletics. It seemed that
ECU could not win a single game
� in anything. And it was not for
lack of promise.
Football season was no real
surprise. We could have had a
winning season, but then, Pirate
fans are used to "could haves" �
especially in football.
The ECU football team has
not Kid a winning season since
1963 and this wars 5-6 turnout
was no different.
The 1989 season gave Pirate
fans a taste of what could be. With
a new coach and an exciting new
playing stvlc tK Pirate's managed
their first non-losing season in
sewn years
But the Pirates backslid in
1990, losing big games to Temple
and Virginia Tech, continuing the
losing tradition to which ECU
fans are accustomed.
Then came basketball season.
Both the men's and the Women's
teams played badly.
The men went 12-lh (4-10 in
the Colonial Athletic Association),
and uie women went 12-17 U-8 in
theCAA).
Highlights for the season
were freshman Lester Lyons, who
was named CAA Rookie Player of
the Year as well as junior Tonya
Hargrove, who was named CAA
Plaver of the Year.
The men's basketball team
suffered from losing sophomore
Stew Richardson Kvause of
disciplinary reasons � something
even powerhouse Lvons and
senior Ike Copeland were unable
to make up for.
The women's team also
suffered from lack of depth.
Senior forward Sandra Grace,
although still playing, was forced
to plav with an injured knee
which hampered her game
But, afterall, a team would
not be a winning team if they
were unable to plav with one or
two plawrs on the Knch.
ECU is not seen as an athletic
powerhouse in Eastern North
Carolina, and the reason is not
lack of talent.
Perhaps the problem is that
ECU, the third largest school in
North Carolina, is seen as the
step-child scKxil of the South,
unlike George Mason, James
Madison or any of ECU'S other
CAA competitors.
People sign with ECU when
thev are I ejected from N.C. State,
Duke or UNC-Chapel Hill
But maybe, the reason is that
bv over-publicising three or four
sports, ECU has been shucking
their real talents into the back-
ground.
ECU's "money sports" have
not been playing up to snuff this
year. But many of ECU'S non
revenue sports have had excep-
tional seasons.
The ECU men's swim team
went 8-2, and the women went 7-
3 this season. And altKuigh the
women's cross country team did
not fare incredibly well as a
w hole, runner Ann Mane Welch
dominated the conference and
placed second in the CAA finals.
The ECU track team, always
dominant, had vet another
impressiw vear, finishing third in
the CAA tournament.
In club sports, the Pirate
ruggers won tK?ir second State
title in a row last fallnd were
well on their way to a third this
spring but they were upset by
N.C. State in the tournament.
See Teams page 12
Parsons leads softball team with 20 victories
Parsons records six shutouts as team moves to 25-15 on the season
By John Carter
Staff Writer
Sophomore pitcher Jenny Par-
sons has accomplished much for
the ECU softball team. She is 2O10
for the season with six shutouts.
Parsons hasbeen pitching since
she was a freshman and was named
outstanding pitcher last year with a
12-3 record.
This year she is team captain,
and she leads the team on the
mound. Over the past two weeks
she has pitched two complete
double-headers, winning all tour
games. She picked up her sixth
shutout over the weekend as well
as a one-hitter.
"Jenny is a leader head coach
Sue Manahan said. "Shedoesagood
job keeping calm on the mound,
and she shows much more matu-
rity than the average sophomore
Without Parsons on the mound,
the team is 5-5. Out of 40 games
Parsonshasa .667 winning percent-
age, an impressive record for a
sophomore. As team captain she
has the respect of the other players
and she respects her teammates as
well. She has also earned the re-
spect oi opposing hitters by re-
cording 99 strike outs so far this
season.
Parson's strongest point is her
pitching but she is alsoan excellent
all-around player. When not on the
mound, Parsons plays first base and
anchors the team from there. She
can also hold her own at the plate
with a 214 batting average with 10
RBI.
The Pirate softball team is cur-
rently 25-15. According to Parsons,
team
itJMU
By Rick Charm
Sufi Writer
The women's track team fin-
tod their 1991 track and field sea-
son Saturday at the James Madison
invitational The finish promises a
fright outlook on the future of the
�vomen's team as many of the
vou nger runners turned in personal-
Ixsl times.
The team was again led by
sophomore Danita Roseboro. She
paced the4xl00-meter relay team of
Sherry Hawkins, Joy Dorsey and
Chanda Cooper to a second-place
finish in a time of 47.82 seconds.
Roseboro also placed first in the
2(XVrneterdashin24.secondsand
secordintnelOVrreterciashrunrdng
a 1228.
Running well in the middle disr
tance races were freshmen Theresa
Marini and Gretchen Hariey. Marini,
running a personal best of 457,
placed sixth i n the 150Tmeter. Hariey
improved her personal best in the
800-meter to 2:18 finishing fifth in
the event.
In the 300C-meter run, sopho-
more Marianne Marini finished in a
time of 11:10, and Bobbie Welch also
ran a personal best in the event fin-
ishing in 1139.
Strong rxsformances were also
turned in by the Lady Pirate shot
putters. Susan Schram placed sec-
ond with a throw of 40 feet 1014,
and Janice Rowe placed third, also
with a throw of 40 feet 1014.
Also the men's track team com-
peted in Florida over the weekend.
The 4xl00-meter team of Ike
Robinson, Damon Desue, Corey
Brooks, and Brian Williams finished
with a time of 39.97 seconds.
The Pirates placed second,
fourth and fifth in the 400-meters,
with Brian Irvin leading the way
witha46.15.In the 1 10-meterhurdles,
Williams placed third, running in
1434 seconds to place third.
thev have "done well considering
how voung the team is and the
tough schedule but could haw
done better
There are no seniors on the
team; most plavers are still only
freshmen and sophomores. Five
juniors are on the team and all of
them start.
The next two seasons sKiuld
see a cohesive team with much ex-
perience that has the capabhlitv o
wingames. Parsons will Kexpected
to pitch next vear and should con-
tinue with another fine season.
Gast looks to
draft high in
post-season
By Jingle Bottomly
Special to the East Carolinian
Every year in the beginning of
June many baseball dreams are ei-
ther fulfilled or smashed. The pro-
fessional baseball draft takes place
at this time of the year. But, some
players have the luxury of being
able to decide if they were selected
high enough to their liking.
ECU's John Gast is one of those
player's who rolled the dice and
decided to stay around at ECU an-
other year. Cast a 21st round se-
lection of the Cincinnati Reds, said
thanks to the Red's offer, but no
thanks.
"1 knew 1 wasbetter than where
they drafted me last year Gast
said.
Obviously, by the numbers
Gast is putting up this year, he
wasn't blowing his own horn. The
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Continued from page 11
ECU's strength has always
been spring sports, and this year
appears to be no different.
The ECU batsmen are 19-17-1
(6-7 in the CA A). Although they
barely a winning record, in this
year of mediocrity, perhaps that
should be considered pretty good.
The softball team is living up
to its wininng tradition so far this
year. The Lady Pirates, with the
exception of 1989, have not had a
losing season in their history and
went 27-13 last year. This season,
they are 25-14.
For a large number of people,
these are not ECU sports. The
continued emphasis on football
and basketball has caused these
sports to fade into the back-
ground.
Perhaps our athletk depart-
ment, rather than sinking more
and more funds into teams that
continue to lose, should try to
better publicize the sports that arv
winning.
Maybe then, people will be
able to see some of the true talent
here at ECU.
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one same in one of the toughest
places in the league tor visiting
teams and tv.it the Km te.nu in the
Kastern (Conference w hi h
whipped them four straight times
during the regular season
S unds simple right'
We know we re up against a
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healthv lerald W ilkins a ke; I
the thou 1 2 -1 surge th.tt v,is the
high point ot their season is
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sprained left ankle
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weeks and its tough enough to blowing a 23-point lead at home in
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, t hoalttu MacLeod said 10 points
luck has been on the floor lies Tvehad plenty of time to rest,
en in the plavoffs before and he's said Wilkins, whose 13.8 average
king forward to it was thud on the team ' Now I've
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Boston, seeded second in th garni- i ' tl � �
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Local interest group awaits
national fraternity charter
By NICKI PRATT
Staff Water
Greek organizations at ECU
continue to grow. A local sorority
was started this semester, and a
national sorority is coming to ECU
in the fall.
Fraternities arc no exception.
An interest group called Delta Chi
Alpha petitioned the national
headquarters of Delta Chi, and on
March 21 began a colony on this
campus.
"The colony started out as a
group of friends who wanted to start
a fraternity Vice President Dan
Robbins said.
Robbins said he used to attend
the University of Georgia, where
about 35 percent of the student body
is Greek.
"At Georgia, if you weren't
Greek you were nothing he said. "I
wanted 10 experience brotherhood,
but 1 didn't want to be part of the
Stereotype. I wanted to be a creator
Kevin Kostoff. a Delta Chi
leadership consultant, said there are a
lot of different individuals in the
group.
"Right now. there is no
stereotypical Delta Chi at East
Carolina, and that's a real benefit to
them he said.
Not only is Delta Chi the first
fraternity to ban haing, but pledges
arc called "associate members
Kostoff said this is because
traditionally, "pledge" and "haing"
arc synonymous words.
He added that Delta Chi was
founded as a legal fraternity in 189(),
thus creating the term "associate
member sort of like "associate
judge He said the organization
became a social fraternity in 1929.
Members must have a 2.4
GPA. "If a student doesn't have a
2.4 then he cannot accept the
responsibility of being a founding
father Kostoff said.
All of the founding fathers of
the ECU colony are currently
associate members. Kostoff said
they will go through an initiation
ceremony, which will probably be
conducted by the N.C. Slate chapter.
He added that ECU'S colony should
become a chapter next March.
The fraternity colors are red and
buff, the flower is the white
carnation and their values are mainly
honor and justice, which goes back
to the fraternity's beginning.
Kostoff said Delta Chi has not
adopted a national philanthropy, but
they do a lot of work with children
and encourage big brother programs.
"It seems io oc something Uie
brothers enjoy doing he said. "We
also do programs with abused
children to show them that there arc
men out there who care
Robbins said membership is
increasing quickly. They went from
about 12-20 members to 40 in one
semester.
Kostoff said his goal for the
ECU colony is to have at least 50 or
60 men. "It's the optimal number
of men that can compete on this
campus he said.
According to Kostoff, some
famous andor prominent men are
Delta Chi alumni: William
Sessions, the director of the F.B.I
Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln's son; and actor Kevin
Costner. who donated S35,000 last
year to his chapter.
Robbins said the colony
members have been busy trying to
get recognized by fraternities,
sororities and the inter-fraternity
council.
"So far. things are going
smoothly he said. "Everyone has
been very supportive and helpful
The officers of the colony arc:
president-Scan Broome, vice
president-Dan Robbins, sccrclary-
Scott Watson and treasurer-John
Wagner.
Delta Chi Alpha, a new fraternity on campus, holds rush to gain new associate members. (Photo by Caroline Haire)
Recent studies show that drinking on
college campuses is overwhelming
Crime on college campuses is down
By JEAN CARAWAY
Staff Water
Every 4.3 minutes, a larceny
occurs on college campuses. Every
12.5 minutes, someone commits
vandalism. Every 27 minutes, a
burglary occurs. Every one hour and
43 minutes, an auto is stolen. Every
two hours and 12 minutes, a violent
crime occurs. Every three hours and
20 minutes, somonc is assaulted,
every nine hours and 30 minutes, a
robbery takes place and every 21
hours, a rape occurs.
Knowing these statistics, do
you feel safe on the ECU campus?
Actually, you should.
According to a USA Today College
Campus Crime Survey (Dec. 3,
1990) of 15 colleges in North
Carolina, ECU (pop. 11,651) is
ranked the seventh-safest campus in
1989, up from 12 in 1987. Duke
(pop. 9,282) has the highest crime
index rate�65 per 1.000 students.
Wake Forest's (pop. 5,337) is 57
per 1,000, and N.C. State's (pop.
25.537) is 39 per 1,000 students.
Some reasons for ECU's
decrease in crime arc: more crime
education programs by Public
Safety, articles, new lighting and
students getting serious about their
personal safety, according to Lt.
Keith Knox, Crime Prevention.
UNC-G and N.C. Stale had the
most violent crimes in 1989. ECU
is tied for first, with Appalachian,
Campbell and Duke in responding to
rape.
In 1989, N.C. Slate had 641
total alcohol and drug violations.
ECU had 227.
Duke and N.C. Slate have the
most incidents of vandalism at 480
and 312 respectively.
ECU is second in CrimeSafety.
CrimeSafety is the "measurement
of a school's crime rale, based on
the number of crimes the school
rcposrtcd, and how much the school
is doing to Hnght crime according
io USA Today. The rates arc then
averaged together.
There arc 3.2 crimes for every
1,000 students, bul Public Safety
docs a lot to help Tight these crimes,
the survey showed. ECU has 445
students per officer, whereas NC
Stale has 774, Elon (pop. 3,305)
1,102, Chapel Hill (pop. 23,579)
943 and Duke 98. ECU has a lot of
crime, but the safely rate evens it
out.
But, Public Safely alone cannot
help fight crime on campuses.
For instance, take auto theft and
break-ins. Do you leave valuable
items in clear view? Do you leave
your car unlocked? Is your car left in
a secluded area where il can easily be
broken into or taken without anyone
and out in 30 to 40 seconds, Knox
said.
In 1990, 720 residence hall
doors were propped open. Knox said,
"Whoever propped that one door
open just endangered evcryoncs life
More student reserves have been
hired to patrol the dorms and make
sure they arc secure.
Rape. Acquantaincc or date rape
is as big a problem as a stranger
rape.
Do you know the male you
just met well enough to walk home
alone with him from downtown or
even to invite him into your room?
You could know the guy for years,
and he could still rape you.
Walking home with female
friends or even carrying a whistle or
other type of alarm such as ECHO
would be good, said Knox.
Trust is a very big problem
among college students. Knox said,
"Every student trusts everybody.
They think "They are my age and
it's not going to happen to me
"Student apathy is the most
serious safety problem on the
nation's colleges said campus
police chiefs surveyed by USA
Today.
That makes them "easy prey for
opportunists This is not to say do
noticing? Do you park in a well-lit not trust anyone, bul be careful of
area? whom you trust.
Dorm rooms. Do you leave "Independently, none of us can
your door left unlocked while you make this campus safe. But,
shower or visit someone in the together we can make this a
dorm? Someone can easily walk in safe place to live Knox said.
By NICKI PRATT
Staff Writer
Many surveys of alcohol use on
college campuses have shown that
about 90 percent of all college un-
dergraduates drink.
Because of the attention given
to the problems of illegal drugs in
this country, Americans sometimes
forget that alcohol is the No. 1 drug
likely to be abused.
A poll was taken during 1986-
1990 by Jerry Lottcrhos and Dr.
Donald Holbcrt of East Carolina
University and Elbcrt Glover of
Pennsylvania Stale University. The
study showed thai 85 percent of the
students who use alcohol had begun
using it regularly by age 18.
Lottcrhos, Holbcrt and Glover's
survey showed that 5 percent of
drinking is done at fraternities and
sororities; the majority is done at
parties or in dorm rooms.
An anonymous fraternity
member agreed with the study
and criticized society's view of
Greek organizations.
"People think all fraternities and
sororities arc like the movie
'Animal House but we're not he
said. "They believe the bad party
reputations they hear without ever
looking into the validity of them
Lottcrhos said that based on
national studies of alcohol use
on college campuses, ECU is
below average.
"The local perception of ECU is
the opposite, but compared to other
southeastern schools of the same
size, ECU is a shade conservative
he said.
In a separate survey, conducted
in March, that included 70 ECU
students chosen at random, 35
percent of those polled said there is a
history of alcoholism in their
families. Of those polled, 31 percent
said they, too, might have a
drinking problem.
One anonymous student said
people who have never been to
college think all students are alike.
"They don't know what college
is really like she said. "They don't
Cleanin' up
This memo of Lambda Chi Alpha is just one of many who puts sponges
to cars to hato raise money tor his fraternity. Spring weather invites many
Here are more statistics of the 70 ECU students polled:
EL.
J&.Jl.
�l
Average age
students started
drinking
regularly:
Average times a week
a student drinks:
�Students who have
regretted doing some-
thing while under the
influence of alcohol:
�Students who drink
before a social event:
16
17
18
18
2-4
0-1
01
0-1
10
IS
21
18
12
History of
alcoholism
in family:
10
�Totals do not add up to 70 because some students do not drink.
Compiled by Nicki Pratt and Jean Caraway
know mc. They put me in with the
hellion stereotype, and I don't
even drink
Ten people in the independent
survey said either they don't drink or
they have quit drinking. An uniden-
tified student said he stopped
drinking because something he said
to someone when he was drunk cost
him his friendship.
The same survey showed that
about 31 percent of those polled said
they have slowed down their drink-
ing habits since they began college.
The main reason was their grades.
More than half of the students
polled in March said drinking done
by high school students is fine if
kept under control and if they do not
drive while drunk.
Most of those polled strongly
disapproved of junior high school
students drinking. "They're loo
young" was the only reason staled.
The use of alcohol by young
people is noi all to worry about.
Drinking and driving is also a
major problem.
Of those polled in March, more
than half have driven a car while
under the influence of alcohol.
Seventy-two percent of them said
they had done it more than once.
Two reported gelling DWI's.
Career planning helps seniors
Greek and non-Greek organizations to hold car washes al over Greenville
as fund-raisers. (Photo by Caroline Haire)
By MARGARET IHLENFELD
Staff Writer
May graduates can expect a
competitive search for jobs. The
Career Planning and Placement
Service helps to make this search
easier and more successful.
The Career Planning and
Placement Service, located between
Mendenhall Student Center and
Greene Hall, serves as a provider of
information and counseling about
different career opportunities.
Seniors should register for
services at the beginning of their
last academic year. Registration is
also open to graduates of East
Carolina and students who are
currently enrolled in ECU Graduate
School. The services are free to
students and alumni up to one year
following graduation. A fee is
charged after this time.
The service is headed by Jim
Westmoreland. He said the biggest
responsibility of the center is to
work with seniors and graduates to
help them learn how to search for
appropriate careers. Programs
offered to help with this, are writing
better resumes, interview skills and
dressing for success.
Information including annual
reports, videotapes and brochures
about different companies are
available at the student's request.
Major companies such as Xerox,
Burlington Industries and First
Citizen's Bank send representatives
to interview students at the center.
According to the placement
service, the employment fields in
demand now are business retail,
health, sciences and engineering.
Although these fields are in demand,
the service expects the job market
has been "very competitive" due to
the economic recession.
Westmoreland also said, "The
people who find satisfactory
employment, are those who are
willing to learn the techniques of the
job search and investigate every
opportunity. " The Career Planning
and Placement Service is an
excellent way to take up the difficult
task of job hunting said senior
Stacey Goode.
The Career Planning and
Placement Service can benefit
students by assisting them on their
way to finding a good job and
helping them every step of the way.





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Page 2
April 25,1991
insider
April 25,1991
The do's and don'ts
for graduation gifts
'� shows this car
a 1991 convertible
salesman a definite "do" on
BMW. Many other popular
her hst for include vacations, nice furniture, � ,v3ys a favorite, money,
gift ideas Naturally, along with the do's, there are Photo by Caroline Haire)
By AMYLIPSCOMB
Staff Writer
As graduates, man) look for-
ward to Mav 11. not only for that
piece ol paper that labels ihcm
graduates They look i i ward to
getting presents.
Graduation presents 'he .ire
supposed to be the real!) big ones
no "study" lamps, lap desks or
"Dorm Swecl Dorm" plaques here!
'I his is the lime to hit your
relatives up tor the good stuff.
Lei us forget those sweet little
idioms like. "It's the thought that
counts it your relatives had really
thought about you, then tli.it "cute"
graduation �. . iId not be
sitting in the trash.
Hut what does a graduate want '
A handful ol East Carolina stu
rated cars, trip, and money very
favorably.
Most students said the) want to
vacation somewhere warm
Europe One woman wants an all-
expense paid trip touring the United
States in her parents lk'f Corvair
Convertible (an .ividuiun.il pre
Nice furniture and "i al weir)
would also be appreciated A wordol
caution furniture in a
as long as it is a bedroom set.
Kitchen furniture is a boo boo.
( nhcr gifts that ran ably
with students Ate any
paraphernalia, like mugs and
stationery. As soon-to be .
nuun o! us will have had ci
ol ECl .
vlore free time in summer school
MELISSA ELLIS

thine.
plan to go another summer said
Ann Pegram, a junior .it ECl .
This sear's summer school
program will remain the same as
previous years, except for the
reduction ol the school's days.
Instead of being a full five-day week,
it will be a 4 12 Ja week.
tudents al arolina Monday through Thursday will still
be regular hours, but Friday classes
will end at 12:35.
"By cutting the school week
down just that little bit will save the
university a substantial amount ol
energy and money without an
- beat h, ly ing out
and being w uh friends arc
' ol the exciting months of
�v�� �� uld give up all of
� to summer - I
sions and s.r. they Ao
it they .ire giving up
summer s ol; I have
5 in a row. and I
inconvenience to the students sa I
Jim McGee, director ol the summer
school program at ECU.
For students who have to put
themselves through school, summer
school helps them continue their
education without carrying a big
load
"Summer school oilers most ol
the same classes that are available
during the year, so that those stu.
dents who can't handle a big load"
during the year can attend summer
school with the same expectations
ol the . lass MeC.ee said.
Joyner's plans for Preview '91
� y CAROLINE HAIRE
i I graduating c lass ol
an expect to be bombarded
rmation about Last
I nr.ersity, meet new
md v iew life as a college
. 2 day s at Preview '(1.
goal of Preview '11 n
e the new students an aca-
rientation and registration
n Joyncr, Prcv ie w '91
rtator, said.
IL : 11Ti will not see main
is Joyncr takes over as
iftcr working with die pre-
view program lor seven years.
"Dr. Ronald Speier had .1 great
program lor students and parents
Joyner said. "We have a close rela-
tionship, and I can go to him tor
During orientation, students
will be staying in Garrett Hall and
Clement Hall; parents participating
in the program will stay in Bclk
Hall. Brewster will be used foi
adviee because he is aware of what is testing, and Mendenhall will be used
going on. Dr. (Dorothy) Muller also for registration, activities and
plays a big part with the academic dining. Orientation will not interfere
information and training staff with summer school classes.
This year's preview will take
plaee during the second session of i went) orientation assistants
summer sehool. Freshmen choose will be present to answer questions,
from one of seven times lor 2 12- helping to make the transition
day programs starting June 30 and from high school to college less
ending July 26. A program for threatening,
transfer students will be held Julv 29 Orientation assistants get free
and 30. meals, a plaee to live and a salary.
Peter Hefty and partner, Justin, are scheduled to make an appearance at
the Attic m early May. (Photo by Creative Entertainment)
"It's the
thought that
counts
(Iraduation �
figurines, pen sets, mspirai
"how to live on �
are also seen as icky
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Comedian
and sidekick
to appear
in Greenville
By TRACY BOYD
fWril
Attic's I
been bring .
downtown Groem ille I
years.mce in .1 -
good enough to be in d
Hefty bears thai
In early May,
itnloquist, will I
fifth appearance
act, a mixture of venu
sounds and impress;
him standing ovatii
every Auk appearance
Hefty first

laugh outside 1
clubs m California. The I
street entertainer's
include opening acts for Jav I
and Howie Maiideil. an I
trained at a pn. .
Valeric Harper.
"Peter's definitilciy one
best said the Attic's .
"He gets a great response h
time
The show starts Wed
10 p.m. The cost is $4
and S3 for non-members.
INSIDER
fiitorAngie Camp
ayout EditorOwen Cox
Jhoto EditorCaroline Haire
Jews EditorJean Caraway
eatures EditorWendy Smith
ifestyles EditorAmy Walker
Sports EditorThomas Woerner
Copy EditorsNicki Pratt
Melissa Ellis
Tracy Boyd
Joe Corley
Layout DesignersMargaret Ihlenfeld
Amy Lipscomb
Kim Stokes
Lynn Hardison
Faculty AdviserBrenda Sanchez
Graduate Assistant Steve Harding
lite INSIDER is a laboratory publication for Journalism 3200, Copy-
Eiditmg and Design Views presented are those of the individual
student writers They do not reflect the views of the journalism
program, the communication department or East Carolina
University.
Communication department finds a new chairman
and a new speech professor in California couple
By ANGIE CAMP
Staff Writer
After more than a year ol
searching, the ECU communication
department has finally found its man
. . . and woman!
Dr. Harrell Allen will join
ECU's communication department
this summer as us new chair, and
his wife, Dr. Mary-Ann Leon, will
also be a new addition to the
communication department's staff
Both are currently employed al
California State Polytechnic
University at Pomona in the
communications department.
The two said they arc anxious
and excited about their move to
Greenville, and although they have
been happy in California, East
Carolina appears to be the type of
university where they can be
productive and comfortable.
Allen, who earned his doctorate
in communication theory al Ohio
State University, said he has some
solid ideas about how to get his
productivity started.
Allen said he has a three-step
outline of what he considers
important for VCV, and one of those
steps is 10 develop a curriculum
toward the world of work. He said
he believes one way to accomplish
this is by setting up an
advisory council with three to
five professionals in various
communications fields, so that
students, faculty and professionals
can help each other learn what is
important Bo work together.
Allen said he also hopes to hold
seminars and put together a media
day. He said that working on these
goals would be a step toward another
of his priorities, which is
developing closer ties to the
professional community.
Lastly, Allen said he hopes
recruiting additional faculty will
help strengthen new areas for the
department. The communication
department has already taken a step
in that direction with the newly
created speech communications
position Leon will fill.
Leon, who earned her doctorate
in communication theory in Kansas,
said she is looking forward to con-
tributing hard work and new ideas to
the communication department. She
said she would like to develop more
public relations courses and
organizational communication
courses geared toward corporate
communications. Leon will leach a
business and professional speech
course during second session
summer school.
-Quality people notice
quality work, and past
that, I don't worry
about it
�Dr. Mary-Ann Leon
Leon said that she and her
husband enjoy working together but
she has come in contact with people
who assume there is favoritism
involved in the work relationship.
Her response, "Quality people
notice quality work, and past that, 1
don't worry about it
She said that she and her
husband were impressed with both
the laculty and the university
thev are planning another u
Greenville in Slav and would
meeting any interested students.
Both Allen and Leon h
heard "rumors" that mcr.
the broadcasting and journ.
programs has not been M
easj transition to make. Thev
stressed the importance of focusing
on the communication department
as a whole, raiher than just
broadcasting or jiximahsm.
"Journalism mav be more
theory, and broadcasting mav
represent more of applving the
practice, but 1 believe theory is
problem-solving and is pracucal and
that bringing the two together
makes one whole Allen said.
Dr. Mane Farr, East Carolina"s
acting chair for the communication
department, said she is very please:
with the department's decision in
hiring Allen and Leon. Farr took on
the responsibility as acting chair
two years ago. Even though she
knew it was only temporary, she
said she feels "a little pang" as she
steps down.
Stress mav I
By ANGIE CAMP
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April 25, 19V
s and don'ts
duation gifts
"It's the
thought that
cjfunts
Ziggys, ceramic
?cts, inspiration m4
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k) Although a
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� lfK- students
. itcd abort rccciv-
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ling on how great
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arch lor the
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no gift.
Comedian
and sidekick
to appear
in Greenville
By TRACY BOYD
medy Zone has
fnk talent to
for about four
i while, the lalcnt is
to be in demand. Peter
il talent.
May, Hefty, a
iJI be making his
��' the Attic. His
ixturc ol ventriloquism,
ions, has earned
�valions at nearly
pcarance.
tried his hand at
making people
I uuranls and
alifornia I he former
liner's credlll now
ng acts for Jay Lcno
" '� ill. and he has also
rtained at a private party for
ne Harp r
delmintely one of the
the Attic's Joe Tronto.
real response here every

rtS Wednesday at
- 4 for members
' members.
w chi
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couple
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nee
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faculty in j (he university and
planning another trip to
� in May and would enjoy
� re,ted students.
11 Alkn and Leon have
rumors'1 thai mergcring
I 'ing and journalism
in�S has not been an
' msitkM to make. They
I the importance of focusing
Ofl the communication department
M � whole, rather than just
broadcasunf or journalism.
"Journalism may be more
'heory. and broadcasting may
represent more of applying the
I'MUke, hut I beheve theory is
problem solving and is practical and
lhat bringing the two together
makes one whole Allen said.
Dr Marie Farr. East Carolina's
acting chair Tor the communication
department, said she is very pleased
with the departments decision in
hiring Allen and Leon Farr took on
the responsibility as acting chair
two years ago. Even though she
knew ii was only temporary, she
said she feels "a little pang" as she
steps down.
I
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April 25, 1991
Pane 3
Stress may be hazardous
By ANGIE CAMP
Staff Writer
With exams right around the
- many students arc already
feeling the anxiety and stress of
having to do well.
Some must make good grades
asc their parents; some must
good grades to even return to
the tall; and others mst
want to pass their exams o graduate
Bui everyone must f"md his own
deal Aith the stress
According to Webster's
stress is described as
l 5pe� ilie response of the
art) demand malc upon it
Stn ss js a part of everyday life,
in b positive or negative.
ills alter one is exposed to
or to a situation that may be
�us, confusing, irritating or
js boring.
ative stress, also called
ress can cause harmful,
i ant effects.
'60s style
By WENDY SMITH
SI Snter
focus of women's fashion
on is on re-exploring the
m 1960s
rhe mosl notable trend is the
ike influence that has been re
. rcted for the lWOs.
rhe colors of the season cover
(Hire spectrum, ranging from
. � an blue to hot mango and
, vith a lot of warm pastels
tK haled.
Sophisticated shapes, such as
ickie Kenned) suit, the swing
and the short trench and shm-
luit, also dominate this year's
spn:ig fashion.
The textures of the season
include shiny metallic, feminine
and pique as well a
ii; m fabrics,
In addition, short lengths arc
ir They do, however, look
hen worn with sheer white or
hosiery.
Continuing to be strong are
skirts that drape to one side.
In floral patterns, thc go with
�l tops and quilted jacket! m
i olors.
'si a lor spring are the
rawstring jacket, suits with
walking shorts instead of skirts,
iati color mixes, such as
fuchsia with yellow and intricate
its to show bare backs.
Nevertheless, the dress is
ng up every which way this
a on Some examples include the
' nli I straight or fitted), the A line,
the high-waisted baby-doll look and
the ladylike structure. Yet. all of the
s recall Jackie Kennedy's
K wardrobe.
Disease and illness are
commonly associated with this type
of stress. Too much negative stress
can cause a dangerous overload on a
person's system.
"Eustrcss or positive stress,
can actually enhance productivity
and longevity. Many people
experience eustrcss while exercising
Since it is impossible to only
experience eustrcss, rather than
distress, it is important to explore
ways to reduce stress.
Suannc Kellerman. from
ECU's health center, offered several
helpful suggestions.
1. Organize your time by
setting priorities. Make a list each
of what you need to accomplish.
2. Fat a balanced diet. Too
much alcohol, caffeine and sugar can
contribute to irritability or fatigue.
3. Flan to spend some time
alone each day to clear your mind
arjd relax.
4. Study on a regular basis.
Putting things off to the last minute
and cramming will only increase
your stress.
5. Take study breaks every
hour. Go for a walk down the hall or
exercise. This should give you the
energy you need for more studying.
6. Get enough sleep and rest.
7. Don't be afraid to say no.
Don't ovcrcxtend yourself by trying
to do more than you are capable of
doing.
Kellerman also suggests that
students stay in tune with
themselves ami any "odd" behavioral
patterns, such as considering
harming oneself. She said students
should realize that these patterns
may mean one is experiencing a
serious stress Overload.
According to Kellerman, the
best tip for test time this spring is
to try to manage your stress and
plan ahead at exam time.
Caffeine and nicotine are just two "quick- fixes" that
Jennifer Flesca and other students turn to when experi-
encing "negative" stress. Healthier suggestions include a
balanced diet and regular study breaks. Remember not to
be afraid to say no. Don't overextend yourself by trying to
do too many things at once (Photo by Caroline Haire)
Quick weight loss programs not for everyone
By TRACY BOYD
Staff Writer
Maybe it's a little late to start
taking notice, but a lot of us may still
have a little holiday cheer left in us.
Or, mat is, on us�in various places:
thighs, hips, buttocks, thighs, upper
arms, etc.
Whether it's just a few extra
pounds you want to drop or if you
have set a major goal, several
options are available.
One way to forfeit the flab is the
route of programs such as those
offered by The Diet Center, located
on Oakmont Drive. According to
Linda Tripp of The Diet Center, it
lakes $90 to gel started. The
Diet Center conditionally
guarantees a loss of up to 10 pounds
in two weeks.
The program also oilers a free
consultation that involves
discussing your weight loss goal,
your nutritional needs and how
much weight loss would be right
for you.
The same $90 can get you into
Weight Watcher's "Quick Start"
program, where a loss of 10 pounds
is also expected in two weeks.
Although the programs may sound
simple, they arc only for those who
arc serious about shaping up.
Carol Ann Buck, former ECU
student and Weight Watcher, got
results but almost feels the weight
loss was not worth the trouble. "The
weekly wcigh-ins always
embarrassed me Buck said. "I
think if I ever put the 15 pounds back
on, I probably wouldn't go back. I
never want to have to weigh another
piece of chicken again
Another option is the infamous
liquid diet. Remember how great
Oprah Winfrey lx)kcd when she went
on a liquid diet two years ago? She lost
67 pounds m three months thanks to a
commercial diet plan called
"Optifast
"What most
people don't
realize is that
you absolutely
must excercise
along with a
program
�Amy Smith
Have you seen Oprah Winfrey
lately? Unfortunately, she has gained
most of her original weight back.
Maybe these diets do not work for
everyone, as some of their ads say.
For instance, one of the most
popular liquid diets on the market
today is "Ultra Slim-Fast This
particular product boasts in its
advertising, "Just have one shake for
breakfast, another for lunch and then a
sensible dinner However, most of
the Slim-Fasters I have talked to say
if they have their first delicious
shake of the day at around 9 a.m by
about 9:15. they arc ready for six
more of those delicious shakes.
However, this is not true for
everyone. Amy Smith, an avid
"Slim-Fast" user, said: "The
shakes really aren't so bad, and they
do suppress my appetite. What mosl
people don't realize is that you
absolutely must exercise along with
the program.
"It's included in the plan. Just
cutting back on calorie intake
usually doesn't do the trick
The type of exercise the
program suggests does not mean
going for one of those '90s fcel-thc-
burn bodies; it suggests some form
of daily activity, such as walking or
bike riding.
Smith said: "I've lost 20
pounds, and I'm still losing. But it
hasn't been entirely easy.
"Sometimes it's quite difficult
not to have a full meal during the
early part of the day, and the diet
won't work unless you follow the
plan. It's really hard at times not to
go out for lunch with friends
Obviously the word here is
willpower. But, a dicier should not
believe that a low caloric count
alone will do it all.
Tripp said: "The diet patient
must lcam to work in an exercise
routine within his program and ulti-
mately change his eating habits and
lifestyle. Education is the key
Looking for a room?
Apartments offer
variety of options
By AMY WALKER
Staff Writer
If you arc looking for
somewhere to live, Greenville has
many options.
Apartments arc popular with
East Carolina University students,
although the decision of which
apartment to lease is difficult due to
the different features and prices.
Tar River Estates is an
apartment complex made up of
mostly ECU students. Tar River
offers one two- and three-bedroom
apartments.
Tar River is so popular that the
management has a mandatory
waiting list.
Kim Quinn, Tar River's leasing
consultant, said: "We have a
waiting list for May through August
and one for August alone. August is
the worst time because everyone is
looking for a place to live
Tar River is six blocks from
ECU campus on Willow Street. The
management requires a one-year
lease, and the rent ranges from $325
for a one-bedroom apartment to
$515 for a thrcc-bedroom apartment.
Quinn said that people on the
waiting list can be guaranteed a one-
or two-bedroom apartment, but there
are no three-bedroom apartments
available for the upcoming fall
semester.
Another popular apartment
complex among students is Wilson
Acres, which leases two- and three-
bedroom apartments. Wilson Acres
is located on East First Street,
dirccdy across from Tar River. The
rent is $405 for a two-bedroom
apartment and $500 for a thrce-
bedroom apartment
Some apartments are not as
expensive as Tar River and Wilson
Acres. Campus Suites II, Carriage
House, Pirate's Landing and Shore
Drive are just a few of the lower-
priced complexes.
Some apartments, such as
Oakmont Square, Plantation and
Ringgold Towers, are furnished.
Other apartments, such as Cedar
Court, Cypress Gardens and River
Bluff, allow pets.
A person can look through the
phone book, call various apartment
complexes, look through The East
Carolinian, go to the off-campus
housing department at ECU or do all
of these to find the apartment that is
best suited for that person.
Students should start as early as
possible to find an apartment before
the best apartments arc leased.
Bunny's Grill is
one of many
getaways in
the downtown
area where
ECU students
can gather with
friends to relax
and socialize.
Rick Brayton
and Jodi Gear
enjoy an
evening on
Bunny's patio.
(photo by Caroline Haire)
Live it up downtown
Bunny's ishoppin'
By AMY WALKER
Staff Writer
Downtown Greenville is a
popular getaway for East Carolina
University students.
Wednesday through Saturday arc
the hot nights to be downtown.
Club establishments in the
downtown area base the majority of
their business on students.
When school is out, the clubs
and restaurants lose quite a bit of
business. Sometimes they close
their doors early as Arif Safi, the
owner of Bunny's, said.
"Basically there was no
business anywhere during Spring
Break Safi said. "I started closing
early, about six or seven because
there was no business.
"I opened a couple of nights to
see if business would be
worthwhile. It just didn't pay off
Safi has been the owner of
Bunny's for about two months and
has seen many changes in his
restaurant and the students.
"Business wise, it is probably
four times as much as when I
bought it Safi said.
Bunny's is becoming more
popular with ECU students.
Aubrey Stimpson, an ECU
senior, said there is always a crowd
at Bunny's every time he goes.
"I feel that students arc looking
for something new Stimpson said.
"Places like Bunny's and
Flamingo's have a new ?nd relaxed
atmosphere especially with the
outdoor patios, even though Sub
Station has always had one
Jeff Silvcrman, a Sub Station
employee, said their business has
not been hurt by Bunny's. He said
their advantage is that they have
been there longer and have seen
competition before.
The Elbo Room and Bogies are
two of the familiar and popular
downtown dance clubs.
" feel that students
are looking for
something new
�Aubrey Stimpson
Both of these clubs are similar
yet they do have their differences.
On Friday nights at the Elbo
Room, they have happy hour, which
consists of free hors d'oeuvres and
free admission until 9 p.m.
Wednesday nights at Bogies is
progressive night, which features
new-age music.
Both the Elbo Room and
Bogies have free admission for ladies
on Thursday nights.
When deciding where to go on a
certain night, Stimpson said he
checks to see if anything special is
going on downtown.
Stimpson said: "I usually go
to Bogies. I just prefer the
atmosphere and the people.
"The prices are comparable
between the Elbo Room and Bogies
so that really doesn't make a
difference to me
At different times, the Elbo
Room and Bogies have contests to
attract students lo their club, such as
a bikini or lip-sync contest.
"If there is something special
going on at a certain place, I will
most likely go to that club
Stimpson said.
James Frye, an Elbo Room
employee, said, "During the year
that I have been here, business
hasn't gotten worse, it has only
gotten better and better





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Pirates gear up for
exciting fall season
As the 1991 ECU Pirate football team begins spring practice, they prepare for shown here putting last years spring practice to work as defenders prepare for
the upcoming season. Members of the 1990 ECU Pirate football team are another tackle. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information)
Volunteers help
with Greenville
Special Olympics
By WENDY SMITH
Staff Writer
The Special Olympic games
mean as much to its disabled
participants as the Olympic Games
mean to the top athletes of America.
These "Olympics" involve a lot
more than just helping out disabled
children for the day. They arc de-
signed to bring together as many
disabled children as possible for a
fun-filled day of various activities.
The Pitt County participants come
from Greenville and its surrounding
areas.
Volunteers have an important
role in these games, as do the
participants. On the day of the
games, volunteers arrive at the
designated school where they are
assigned to a specific group. From
this group, volunteers arc paired
with one particular child.
Torry Davidson, a volunteer in
the Special Olympics said, "The
reason 1 volunteered is because I am
a special education major, and 1 love
working with kids
They then act as big brothers or
big sisters to these participants. The
volunteers make sure that each child
gets to all of his or her scheduled
activities.
They are responsible for their
child for the entire day, not just for a
certain event. When the day's events
arc complete, they take the
participant back to the original
group where they say good-bye.
This volunteers' job does not
just involve taking the children from
event to event. It also includes giv-
ing the children some basic moral
support. The volunteers are there to
cheer on the children as well as to
give them a hug when they
complete their event.
The Special Olympians
participate in many various events.
These events are made as close to
the Olympic track and field events as
possible. They include running
races, various relay races, and the
shot put. In many cases, the
participants actually throw tennis
balls instead of putting the shot.
"What is great about the Special
Olympics is that they don't stress
winning. Everybody is a winner
Davidson said.
Each event is divided based on
sex. They are also divided into
different age groups.
Moreover, volunteers mean as
much to these children as the events
do themselves. These volunteers in-
clude ECU faculty, athletes, sorority
and fraternity members and local
community members. Just about
anyone can be a volunteer.
The Special Olympics take
place at local levels all across the
state of North Carolina. This year,
though, the games take on a
different meaning in Greenville.
Greenville has been chosen as the
site of the Statewide Special
Olympics. The Special Olympics
will take place May 30-June 2.
Scuba diving offers summer fun
By Joe Corley
Staff Writer
Greenville and eastern North
Carolina have more to offer in the
summertime than the typical down-
town scene or a lazy day at the beach.
For the adventurous type, one
question comes to mind: Ever tried
scuba diving?
The North Carolina coast,
known as the "Graveyard of the At-
lantic offers many interesting
places to dive. There are a multitude
of wrecks off the coast that provide
fascinating places to go diving.
These wrecks date back to the Span-
ish fleets. The Monitor, a ship from
the Civil War era, is also sunk off the
North Carolina coast. These wrecks
arc fascinating not only for their his-
tory, but also because of the
various sea life that thrives in the
wreck areas.
Shipwrecks are not the only
man-made diving spots that exist off
shore. In 1987, the old Atlantic
Beach bridge was replaced with a
new high rise bridge. The old bridge
was sunk in 55 feel of water two
miles offshore.
According to ECU dive expert
Ray Scharf, there is no need to worry
about finding the various dive sites in
our state. There arc many dive shops
along the coast which charter boats to
lake you directly to the dive sites.
Before prospective divers hit the
water they will need to obtain a few
items. First of all, and most important,
arc the mask, snorkel, and fins. If the
water is going to be cold the diver will
also need to obtain a wctsuit.
There is also other equipment
which is essential to the scuba diver.
This includes the tank, regulator and
"octopus" or spare regulator. This is
the equipment which allows the diver
to brcath while under water. Another
vital piece of equipment is the pres-
sure gauge which tells the diver how
much air he has in his tank.
One piece of equipment which is
not essential, but is very helpful is the
diving knife. This tool will provide the
diver with protection and is useful to
have around.
Scuba diving has many purposes.
For example, in Florida there is a lob-
ster season when one can actually go
and catch lobster free of charge. That
sure beats the price a restaurant would
charge for a lobster.
In North Carolina no such luck is
to be found. However, the diving off
the North Carolina coast is no less
fascinating.
North Carolina is unique among
Atlantic Coast states because of it's
proximity to the Gulf Stream. Here
divers can swim year round without a
wetsuii. The water temperature in the
Gulf Stream remains around 70 de-
grees even during the winter months.
While the best season to go
scuba diving is the summer, that docs
not mean it is the only season to dive.
The diver just has to remember to
dress appropriately. There arc sev-
eral different styles of wetsuits avail-
able to keep the diver warm in cold
water.
If you're interested in divingand
would like to learn more, then you are
in luck. According to Scharf, the
Director of the Aquatics and Diving
Safety program at East Carolina,
"ECU has one of the most prolific
diving programs in the country with
over thirteen hours of diving classes
offered
So, when the temperatures in
Greenville become unbearable this
summer, remember that scuba diving
is a fun way to stay cool. But be
careful, you may learn something in
the process of having fun.
ByTOMWOERNER
Staff Writer
For many people, April means
the start of baseball, tennis and other
spring sports. But to East Carolina
football coach Bill Lewis, April
means the start of spring practices
and another exciting season of Pirate
football.
The football players have been
conditioning since January, but
actual practice did not start until
March 27. The NCAA allows
college football teams to hold 15
practices in the spring. Of these, 10
can be in full equipment, while the
remaining practices arc held with
only shorts and headgear.
According to Lewis, the team
for 1991 is shaping up nicely. "For
the first time in our three years here,
we have our entire coaching staff
returning he said. "This, along
with other factors, is hopefully
going to get us over the hump
toward having a successful
program
The positive attitude of the
returning players is one of these
factors. Lewis said, "The large
group of seniors, along with the
other returning players, has shown
that they are willing to work hard to
do what is asked of them Lewis
added that most of his coaching staff
feels that this positive attitude will
be key in raising Pirate football to a
new level of winning.
Former Pirate
drafted by
new league
By JOE CORLEY
Staff Writer
East Carolina became a part of
sports history Feb. 16. Former ECU
player Tony Baker was the first
running back drafted in the WLAF
when the Frankfurt Galaxy tabbed
him as their selection.
Baker, a High Point, N.C
native, is no stranger to professional
football. After leaving ECU, he
played for the Atlanta Falcons,
Cleveland Browns and Phoenix
Cardinals of the National Football
League. Another former Pirate,
James Singletary, plays for the
London Monarchs
Another North Carolinian
figures prominently in the WLAF.
Wilmington native Roman Gabriel,
a former standout for the North
Carolina State Wolfpack and a
professional quarterback, is the
coach of the Raleigh-Durham
Skyhawks.
The WLAF is a different
concept as far as football is
concerned. Unlike other leagues that
have sprung up, the WLAF is not
designed to compete with the NFL
for players. The concept is to
provide a "minor league" pool for
NFL teams to choose from. Maybe
this will save the WLAF from the
fate suffered by the now-extinct
United States Football League, who
simply could not compete with die
more popular NFL.
Lewis said that the main goal of
the spring practices is to help
players become more adept at the
fundamentals of football. "We are
not where we want to be in the area
of basic football Lewis said. "The
team who is best at passing,
tackling, kicking and other
fundamentals is going to win most
of the lime It is in the spring,
according to the coach, when these
fundamentals are practiced and
perfected.
Spring practice is also
beneficial to the coaching staff. The
spring is the staffs first chance to
determine who will make up next
year's starling team on bolh sides of
the ball.
The spring practice ended April
20 with a practice football game.
The first-team offense and sccond-
leam defense competed against the
second-team offense and the first-
team defense. By establishing this
format, the coaching staff hoped to
make the contest more like a real
game, with more live situations,
Lewis said.
The 1991 schedule looks like a
challenging one for Piralc football,
and the home schedule is especially
attractive. Among ihe opponents
scheduled lo visit Ficklcn Stadium
this fall will be South Carolina.
Pittsburgh, Tulanc, Akron and
Memphis State. The opponent for
the Pirates in their home opener will
be Memphis Slate.
ECU track has early success
ByTOMWOERNER
Staff Writer
With the attention of many
spring sports fans on the more
popular softball and baseball, some
people do not realize that the ECU
track team has had a very successful
season up to this point. This
includes having a relay team that
placed third at the NCAA indoor
meet at Indianapolis.
The spring marks a time of
transition for members of the track
team. As the cold of winter gives
way to the warmth of spring, the
track team is moving from its
indoor season to the more natural
circumstances of the outdoor
surfaces. The East Carolina squad
members were trying to build on the
indoor season to lead them into a
successful spring.
Before the outdoor season got
into full swing. East Carolina sent
four representatives to the NCAA
Indoor Championships at
Indianapolis. These four were
William Davis, Fred Owens. Corey
Brooks and Brian Irvin. They made
up the 4x400 relay team. The team
finishi third in the competition
behind teams from Baylor and
Aubum Universities.
Because of this finish, the ECU
relay team members received A1I-
American honors for the second
consecutive year. This honor is
given to all teams that finish in filth
place or higher.
About two weeks following
this success, the ECU runners were
again successful as they traveled to
South Carolina for the Clcmson
Relays. The Pirates brought home
first place finishes in the 400, 800
and 1600 meter relay events.
East Carolina Coach Bill
Carson said that he hopes that the
success of the indoor season and the
early outdoor results will be a good
omen for the remainder of the
season. The team of Davis.Owcns,
Brooks and Irvin will no doubt lead
the runners in their pursuit of
excellence.
Pirates hope to improve
By OWEN COX
Staff Writer
ECU's baseball team, off to a
slow start, needs a strong finish to
capture the Colonial Athletic
Association tournament crown. The
winner of the tournament, which
begins May 14, receives an
automatic berth in the Division 1
playoffs.
ECU, last year's NCAA
Division 1 leader in winning
percentage, will play host to this
year's tournament. The Pirates are
looking for their third consecutive
CAA title and their fourth since the
inception of the conference.
John Gast and Tommy Eason,
both juniors, are keys to the Pirates'
stretch drive. According to Coach
Gary Overton, however, these two
alone cannot carry the team.
Returning seniors Berry Narron,
Corey Short and Cory Redick
provide tournament experience and
will also need to contribute.
"We will put together three or
four good gomes mod the oil
ofo sudden the wheels will full
off�Cooch Gory (herum
Newcomers Dave Leisten and
Chad Triplett are also providing
solid help both in me field and at me
plate. The Pirates are also felting
help from their bench with several
people who can fill in at
ECUs John Gast cirdss th�bass sftsc another big hit. Gaat wflbs
k�y to futura Pirate succsss. (Photo courtssy of Sport Information)
Sophomore Jiai
John White,
Moye and freshman Johnny Beck
need to provide strong outings from
the mound as the bullpen suffers
from a lack of depth. Besides these
four, there are others who can spot
start when needed.
Consistency is another key
factor in the Pirate tournament drive.
"We have had a very inconsistent
season' Coach Overton said. "We
will put together three or four good
games and then all of a sudden the
wheels will fall off
The team struggled early in the
year, with inexperience being a
problem. Several players were
starting in positions where they had
little experience, thus, defensive
problems have cost the Pirates some
games.
Injuries have also been a
problem for the team. Top relief
pitcher Owen Davis is out
indefinitely with a knee injury, and
his replacements are inexperienced.
This has forced Coach Gary Overton
to shuffle players in the field and to
change the roles of some of his
pitchers. However, Overton
said: "Overall, we are in good
physical shape. Our problem has
been in patting together a solid
effort by the entire squad
The Pirates need a strong effort
from die entire team if they are to
repeat as CAA champions. For the
seniors, it would give a final chance
to sane and for die loyal Pirate
fans, another championship would
one national respect for
junior Toss





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The East Carolinian, April 25, 1991
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East Carolina's student-run campus newspaper was first published in 1923 as the East Carolina Teachers College News (1923-1925). It has been re-named as The Teco Echo (1925, 1926-1952), East Carolinian (1952-1969), Fountainhead (1969-1979), and The East Carolinian (1969, 1979-present). It includes local, state, national, and international stories with a focus on campus events.
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April 25, 1991
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