The East Carolinian, October 19, 1993






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The East Carolinian
Vol. 68 No. 59
Circulation 12,000
Greenville, North Carolina
Tuesday, October 19,1993
10 Pages
Students robbed at gun point on campus
By Maureen Rich
Assistant News Editor
Late-night walks through
campus have resulted in one
armed robbery and one at-
tempted armed robbery of ECU
students within three days, and
ECU police are warning students
to use common sense to prevent
further attacks.
Last Wednesday night, at
approximately 2:50 a.m two
Belk Hall residents were con-
fronted by two males in the park-
ing lot of Chico's restaurant on
Cotanche Street, according to
police reports. The assailants fol-
lowed the individuals onto cam-
pus, engaging in casual conver-
sation.
The four walked together
until they reached the secluded
area between Flanagan and Stu-
dentHealth Services. Atthattime,
the suspects drew two weapons,
identified by the victims as one
semi-automatic handgun and an-
other handgun of some type. Both
victims were ordered to lie on the
ground.
While neither of the victims
carried a wallet, both wore ex-
pensive gold chains which were
taken by the assailants. The vic-
tims estimated the jewelry to be
worth $1,000.
Tne suspects warned the
victims that if they got up, they
would be shot. The suspects then
fled on foot, and the victims re-
turned to Belk Hall, where they
contacted ECU police.
Both assailants in this inci-
dent were described as black
males, in their early 20s. The vic-
tims described suspect number
one as approximately 6'1 220
lbs with very short black hair, a
stocky build and a thin mustache.
The victims said suspect number
one has a deep voice and a me-
dium complexion. This indi-
vidual wore a tan, three-quarter
length jacket and boots.
Suspect number two was
described as approximately 5'6
165 lbs stocky build, no facial
hair and a lso with very short hair.
He wore a black stocking-cap
with white markings, a white
warm-up jacket with red and blue
sleeves and dark pants.
The second assault took
place Saturday night, Sept. 16, at
about 3:05 a.m. behind the Rawl
Annex, south of the General
Classroom Building. According
to police reports, two black males
grabbed an Aycock resident
walking by himself and pulled
him behind Rawl.
The assailants then hit the
victim's head against the wall and
proceeded to punch him in the
chest, arms and side .
The victim told the suspects
he did not have any money, but
they demanded his wallet. The
victim opened his empty wallet,
at which time the suspects
reached into their jackets as if
they had guns, and ordered the
victim to the ground. The sus-
pects then fled on foot.
In this attack both assail-
ants were described as black
males in their 20's. Suspect num-
ber one is about six feet tall, 200
lbs with short black hair. He
wore a white cap, a black, heavy,
down coat, black baggy pants,
and black army-style boots.
Suspect number two wore
the exact same attire, but without
a hat. He was described as 5'6
and 180 lbs.
"We strongly suggest that
individuals don't walk by them-
selves at such a late time said
ECU Crime Prevention Officer
Keith Knox. "If they have to get
somewhere, we prefer them to
use good common sense and call
someone for an escort
ECU police will provide a
security escort for any individual,
male or femab, Knox said. He
reminded students to use the
blue-light emergency phones,
found at various locations across
campus, if they are approached,
or even if someone is acting sus-
piciously.
"These individuals come
out of nowhere Knox said.
"We suggest walking in groups
of three or more and don't
take unnecessary chances.
"If someone asks for
money or property, cooperate
with them fully, because noth-
ing is worth your life. Get to a
safe area as soon as it is safe to
do so, and report the attack to
either ECU police if it's on-cam-
pus or Greenville police if it's
off-campus
"I recommend that stu-
dents don't wear flashy, expen-
sive jewelry Knox said, but
he reminded students that, as
in the second assault, anyone
can be attacked.
While no arrests have
been made, ECU police con-
tinue to investigate both inci-
dents.
House leader praises young people
By Jason Williams
Staff Writer
Toby Fitch is a man on a
mission. In addition to campaign-
ing for the university improve-
ment bonds, the N.C. House Ma-
jority Leader from Wilson is con-
sidering a run against Rep. Eva
Clayton for Congress.
Fitch brought his message
to ECU Thursday, courtesy of the
ECU College Democrats. To in-
sure passage of the bonds, he said,
requires a unified effort from all
the parties involved.
"In my 10 years in the Gen-
eral Assembly, it's always been
the community colleges fighting
the universities. The big univer-
sities were swallowing up the
small universities and the small
universities were kicking back at
the big universities. But now
we're all sitting down at the same
table. Now, by God, we're in the
See HOUSE page 3
UNC system pies
supports bond
By Jason Williams
N.C. House Majority Leader Toby Fitch spoke at Mendenhall Student Center on Oct. 14. Among other topics,
Fitch promoted the University and Community College bonds that go to a vote on Nov. 2.
SGA's summer spending actions to be evaluated
RV I fll Iffl AllflrH rnrifan thof ka� kn lUlU
By Laura Allarci
Staff Writer
The first SGA meeting after
the last elections took place last
night.
Executive Board members
and advisor Ronald Speier de-
bated the authority of the Execu-
tive to act in the absence of the
Legislature during the summer
break.
Executive Board members
Red Cross holds
blocdmobile
By Stephanie Lassiter
Staff Writer
The American Red Cross
Blood Services wants to thank
you for participating in the
bloodmobile on Sept. 30.
"What a great effort by stu-
dents and faculty said Helen
Monroe, Blood Services Con-
sultant for the American Red
Cross. "Thanks for caring and
sharing the 'Gift of Life
Each of you who donated
helped exceed the Red Cross'
goal of 200 units. A total of 275
units of blood was collected.
"This was a tremendous
help toward our collection goal
of providing our area hospitals
contend that they have the author
ity to appropriate funds during this
time, while precedent dictates that
money is only spent over the sum-
mer in emergency situations.
The SGA approved the
spending of about $15,000. The
most controversial appropriation
was that of $280 for three members
of the Executive Council to pur-
chase parking stickers.
The president already re-
ceives a parkingsticker, but whether
or not the other three members also
need them in order to do work for
the president and attend meetings
throughout campus is currently
under debate.
The class of 1993 donated
$5,000 for the clock that is now
standing outside the Graham
Building. The Executive board
granted $1,600 for six members of
the Panhellenic Council to fly to
Orlando and $330 to the Inter-
Fraternitv Council for rush adver-
tising.
In addition to $700 for politi-
cal science speakers and $280 for
booklets outlining the Honor Re-
view Board, several other projects
were funded.
The total budget for the 1993-
94 school year is $224,000 minus
the $124,000 in annual appropria-
tions and $15,000 that were appro-
priated over the summer. The SGA
has extra funding this year due to
the $2 increase in student fees.
Staff Writer
Though he faces no oppo-
nent in the November 2 state-
wide election, CD. Spangler, Jr.
is in serious danger of losing.
And if Spangler loses this battle,
nearly everyone agrees that ECU
loses as well.
Spangler, the president of
the 16 campuses of the Univer-
sity of North Carolina, spoke to
the ECU Board of Trustees on
Friday in support of the univer-
sity improvement bond that goes
before the voters next month.
Two projects in the $310 million
UNC bond referendum are the
expansion and renovation of
Joyner Library at $28.9 million
and the acquisition of the former
Rose High School property at $5
million.
Accompanying Spangler
was Thomas Storrs of Charlotte.
The former head of NCNB, now
NationsBank Corporation, Storrs
is coordinating the statewide
campaign to secure passage of
the bond package. Both men
urged the Trustees and especially
the Chancellor to redouble their
efforts in fighting for the bonds.
"We have only 17 days left
to get this bond issue passed on
November 2. There is nobody left
on the face of the earth who
doesn't understand this must be
completed Spangler said.
Spangler blamed the reces-
sion of the late 1980s for having
to raise money through the
bond process for the univer-
sity system. At the same time,
he credited the General Assem-
bly for allowing the referen-
dum, which passed both
houses with only one dissent-
ing vote.
Whether or not the bond
passes depends largely on
people connected with the uni-
versity turning out a t the polls.
"We have the task of get-
ting the university family out
to vote. Probably one million
people would wake up today
and say they are friends of the
university
Storrs was more dramatic
in tone, defining his campaign
in military terms. "This is a
battle fought on 16 campuses
around the state. On those cam-
puses the field leaders will be
the chancellors he said.
Storrs said the chancel-
lors faced two challenges. "First
we have to let people know
what the facts are. Then we
have to get people who favor
us to go out and vote
Several things are work-
ing in the university's favor,
including a lack of organized
opposition and an "unforeseen
talent in the political field" on
the part of the chancellors,
Storrs said. The only disadvan-
tage he mentioned was a lack
of interesting political races
See BOND page 3
Fair games are hard: it's the law r
RALEIGH (AP) � The
games on the midway at the
North Carolina State Fair dare
you to test your skill. They bet-
ter.
State laws require game op-
erators to make the games tough.
Skill is an essential ingredient.
Otherwise, the games would be
considered gambling, which is
illegal in North Carolina.
Wake County sheriff's of-
ficers roll through the midway
every year before the fair opens
to make sure the average person
won't carry home a big stuffed
animal.
"We have to assure our-
selves they are games of skill
and not chance � that what you
do affects the outcome said
Maj. Danny Bellamy, who checks
the games every y�?ar. "The av-
here will lose nine times out of
ur
Dr. Francis Giesbrecht, a
North Carolina State University
statistician, said although each
game is different, "you can't cal-
culate the chances of winning,
because skill is involved. My per-
sonal opinion is that they are
pretty slim
He and Bellamy said most
games are tough because play-
ers must know special tech-
niques to win. One basketball
toss uses an oval rim that mea-
sures 18 by 1414 inches instead
of the standard circular rim,
which is 18 inches in diameter,
said carny Dave Shifflett. Unless
a basketball is thrown perfectly
through the center, chances are
good it won't drop through the
Homecoming
Robbyn Shulman was crowned homecoming
queen during halftime at Saturday's football
game against Louisiana Tech. She is shown here
with her escort, Brad Griffin. (Below) The
Marching Pirates performed Aretha Franklin's
"Respect" during the halftime show.
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October 19 1993
Students can earn a
duck-torate degree
Fraternity president arrested at FSU
State University police arrested the president of a
th obstruction of a police officer's
irges were filed in late September
against John Patrick Morris ol Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity
for refusing to cooperate with police officers. Police converged
on the fraternity house in the early hours of Sept 2r to investi-
gate rumors ot underage drinking. After entering, a male partv-
goer interrupted the officers as they attempted to cite a female
student for underage drinking, officials said. The male was told
to leave the house by officers. When police checked the party-
goer's name later, thev found a criminal record with three
outstanding warrants against him. When they questioned Morris,
he told officers he knew where the man lived, but refused to give
them the address. Morris was jailed and released on bond.
Students board train for class
For professor Bob Anzenberger's marketing class, the morn-
ing lecture became a moving experience aboard a morning
commuter train. This marketing class, offered through Dean
Community College, in Franklin, Mass has taken high-speed
education to the rails. The class is taught three times a week
aboard a one-hour train ride into Boston. Anzenberger uses a
microphone to make himself heard and uses visual aides and
handouts to compensate for the noisy, bumpy ride. He even has
to stop his lecture every few minutes as the train conductor
announces the name of the stops. Anzenberger said the students
are highly motivated and the only delays have been at the
terminals when other riders get off or on the train. The class was
designed to help students who want to continue their education,
but have limited time.
College gets gift � 100 years later
Gettysburg College recently received the biggest single
gift in its history � $3.5 million � from a trust fund established
by an 1893 graduate. Merle Stauffer Boyer's will stipulated that
the college ultimately would receive all proceeds from a trust
established to benefit his two children, Kathrvn and Donald,
during their lifetimes. Boyer, a physician in Philadelphia, died in
1941. Kathryn died in 1979, and Donald died in 1993. They left no
heirs, so the trust was dissolved and the proceeds were given to
Gettysburg College. "What makes the Merle Boyer gift so special
is that students who will make their mark on the world of the 21st
century will have as their benefactor a graduate from the 19th
century said college president Gordon Haaland.
Compiled by Maureen Rich. Taken from CPS
and other campus newspapers.
By Angie DeRosia
Staff Writer
On Oct 19, representatives
for the Walt Disney World Col-
lege Program will hold an infor-
mational session at 7 p.m. in room
1026 in the General Classroom
Building. The program is open to
all majors.
In the Walt Disney World
Summer College Program, stu-
dents acquire paid work experi-
ence in the leisure and entertain-
ment industries at the Magic King-
dom, Epcot Center, Disney-MGM
Studios Theme Park or other
Disney Resort areas.
More than 1,000 students
rrom 215 different colleges live
together in apartments with inter-
national students from Epcot
Center's Cultural Representative
program. While in the program,
students will attend 10 weekly
professional seminars.
Jobs available include mer-
chandising, food services, attrac-
tions, transportation, custodians,
lifeguards and hospitality posi-
tions.
Attendance at the informa-
tional session is required to sched-
ule and interview for Oct. 20.
Radio service to begin
Chapel Hill HS bans books
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP)
� Chapel Hill High School is sus-
pending a literature class review
of books by gay and lesbian writ-
ers because the contents of some
of the recommended works were
sexually explicit.
The move by Principal
Charles Pa tteson came after a par-
ent distributed to school officials
photocopied excerpts from sev-
eral recommended books that de-
scribe gays and lesbians having
sex.
"It's not even appropriate
for me to read it said Ruth
Royster, a school board member.
"I'm very disappointed that this
reading list has been provided to
our students
Some of the books are ap-
propriatebut the ones in question
are not, Royster said.
Limericks included in "The
Gay Fireside Companion" de-
scribe men having erections, en-
gaging in sodomy, ejaculating,
masturbating and having sex with
young boys.
The books are not required
reading but are part of a list in the
multicultural literature project to
give students a starring point to
choose authors they are studying.
The students read books by au-
thors who are gay or lesbian, femi -
rust, Indian, black, Jewish Ameri-
can, Hispanic American or Asian
American.
The course will be sus-
pended today, Patteson told The
Herald-Sun of Durham. Patteson
said the unit taught by openly gay
teacher David Bruton won't be
included in the curriculum until a
committee the principal appoints
determines whether the reading
list is appropriate.
Parent Vickie Seng supplied
the copied passages after object-
ing to four books.
Mary Bushnell, chairwoman
of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board
of Education, and board member
Ken Touw said the issue isn't ho-
mosexuality but whether the ma-
terial is appropriate.
"Whether it was homosexual
or heterosexual is not relevant
Touw said. "This material is not
appropriate. It's too sexually ex-
plicit
By Tammy Zion
Staff Writer
Now hear this!
Pretty soon that is just what
sight-impaired eastern North
Carolina residents will be able to
do.
The Eastern North Carolina
Radio Reading Service (ENC RRS),
scheduled to begin broadcasting
by mid-November, will transmit
radio reports of local news to over
5,000 eastern North Carolina resi-
dents who are unable to read
newspapersor magazines because
of visual impairments or severe
handicaps.
"I cannot tell you how ben-
eficial this is going to be for sight-
impaired people said Ramona
VanNortwick, founder of ENC
RRS.
The service will broadcast
from a studio in the Brody build-
ing of ECU campus. The trans-
mission will reach 10 counties in
eastern N.C. and can be picked up
by special radio receivers pro-
vided free of charge by Services
for the Blind.
"Getting what you cannot
on regular newscasts is how Dr.
Ernest Phelps, ENC RRS coordi-
nator, describes the service.
Volunteers will read a wide
variety of local news including
advertisements, obituaries, reci-
pes and even Dear Abby. Cur-
rently, national news (Neiv York
Times, Newsweek and etc.) is of-
fered 24 hours a day. Until now,
local news hasheenunavailable.
The service works com-
pleted through volunteer ef-
forts, with the exception of one
paid employee. Auditions are
being held to recruit volunteer
readers. The broadcasters will
begin programming by reading
live from The Daily Reflector for
about an hour in the morning,
the shows will bebroadcastagain
later each day.
"The whole idea is that it's
a community project said
Phelps.
Over $25,000 has been
raised throughout the area in
order to make the ENC RRS pos-
sible. Organizations such as the
United Way, Burrough's
Wellcome, the Pitt County Com-
missioners, the Lions Founda-
tion, the Kiwanna's Club and
other professionals have all
helped to support the ENC RRS.
Money is presently being sought
not only for the purchase of ra-
dio receivers, but also for the
production costs.
"It's an effort that is going
to be very rewarding. A lot of
work has gone into it said
VanNortwick.
VanNortwick is hoping to
continue expansion of the ser-
vice to offer cooking shows, book
readings, exercise classes and
other beneficial programs.
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remember this one
thing, you will go far in
life.
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try. I le later commented on
the lil indition.
"I chaired a committee on
safety in the workplace. I ain't too
sure, it the tire marshal didn't
come over here, he might not close
the library down.
"You've got students with
cubicles in the hallways trying to
get access. How do you come to
school and get an education with-
out access to books? You want to
read a book, or you need a book
for your research. So you have to
say to the librarian 'What time is
the next truck going to the ware-
house7 Sign my book on the list
and when the truck gets back,
bring it to me Is that a way to
educate our students?" Fitch
asked.
The reason the General As-
FAIR
sembly is using bonds to fund the
universities and other projects is
economics. Because interest rates
are low, and North Carolina has a
favorable bond rating, Fitch said
issuing bonds is preferable to ap-
propriating the funds outright.
Fitch praised the younger
generation and especially theCol-
lege Democrats. "I'm excited
about the way this organization
is leading the way on campus. I
differ from a lot of folks my age
who say T don't know where this
younger generation isgoing. They
don't want nothing. They ain't
going to do nothing, and they
ain't going to participate in noth-
ing I don't believe that. I never
have
Concluding his remarks,
Fitch made one last appeal on
behalf of the bond. "Do what I
know you will do. Take your
friends, take your relatives, en-
courage your friends. On the sec-
ond of November, let's have an
Continued from page 1
hoop.
Everyone wins, for ex-
ample, at the crayon game. For
$2, players throw darts until they
hit a picture of a big crayon. Then,
they are awarded a 4-foot-long
balloon shaped like a crayon that
costs the operator about 75 cents,
said Mark Popovich, concessions
manager for the James E. Strates
Shows, which manages the mid-
way.
"All you're doing is buy-
ing a balloon Bellamy said.
N.C. State University base-
ball standout and St. Louis Car-
dinal player Tracy Woodson
tested his considerable skills at
the fair at the request of The News
& Observer of Raleigh. He spent
$34 and walked away with sev-
eral hundred dollars worth of
prizes on Friday.
"They're winnable. You've
got to say that said Woodson,
who won seven of the 11 games
he tried. He picked up six big
stuffed animals and two gold-
fish.
The pyramid of three milk
bottles he knocked down is con-
sidered one of the midway's
hardest games. So is the bushel
basket toss, where a player must
throw two softballs into a slanted
basket without having them roll
out.
But Woodson said it was
tips provided by the game op-
erators that helped him win.
At the bottle toss, carny Bill
Bradley told Woodson most
prizes are won by young people
because their throws are more
level than throws by taller adults.
Woodson, who stands 6-
foot-3, said, "So i threw almost
sidearm so I was almost even
At the basket throw, a carny
told Woodson that softballs
would fly out unless they first
hit the basket near the rim. After
three tries, Woodson won a
stuffed dog.
Woodson also won prizes
throwing balls at beer bottles and
plastic plates � games in which
someone with an accurate throw
would have an advantage.
He also picked up a 3-foot
purple-and-white stuffed mouse
after lofting a softball on his sec-
ond try into a milk can 5 feet
away.
"I can't believe it
Woodson said. He's played
games at fairs, carnivals and
amusement parks for years, "but
all I ever won was that measly
little stuff
Woodson lost at a pool
game, failing to sink four balls.
He was unable to pick up a beer
bottle with a ring suspended
from a stick, and he lost at a
second bushel-basket toss.
Odds aren't good of taking
home a prize from most games.
The ring toss has been a
midway staple for decades. Play-
ers pay a dime for small plastic
rings, which they aim for the
necks of hundreds of pop bottles
standing upright on the ground.
There is only one winner
out of every 1,000 rings thrown,
said John Willis, a game opera-
tor.
Willis said the game doesn't
generate as much profit as it
might seem.
For every $100 in revenue,
half goes for barkers and mid-
way rent. Additional costs of
transportation and insurance
leave operators a $15 profit,
Willis said.
He said players can win by
skipping the rings across bottle
tops, instead of aiming for a par-
ticular bottle. "Kids win more
because they're closer than
adults to the playing surface
Willis said.
Bellamy said he knows
enough about the midway's odds
to skip the games.
"That's why I spend my
money on the rides when I come
to the fair Bellamy said.
Continued from page 1
overwhelming turnout so that
these bonds and the future of this
state continue to move forward
instead of standing still
In an interview held earlier
with The East Carolinian, Fitch said
he is still undecided about run-
ning for Congress. "We're still
looking If we were to run, we
would be running to win, not just
running to run. I've never lost at
anything in life except marbles. I
wouldn't enter this race to lose
he said.
Fitch said this past session
of the General Assembly will go
down as one of the greatest in
history. Among the record num-
ber of laws passed were the bond
referendum, a tuition increase,
prison issues, rural economic de-
velopment issues and the .08
blood alcohol level.
The General Assembly also
killed the proposed governor's
veto power and the state lottery.
"The only way I can explain the
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is dead, because I don't think
that's the way to go Fitch said.
Though many have criti-
cized Governor Hunt for not do-
ing enough to attract Mercedes,
Fitch said he did too much. Rather
than promising $100 million
worth of incentives, Fitch said
North Carolina should have
bought $100 million worth of
stock in Mercedes, and would
thus have had a say in where to
build the new plant.
Fitch also defended the job
performance of President Clinton.
"I think he has a hard job. People
may expect a miracle overnight,
but it will not occur
He praised Clinton's budget
and deficit reduction plan and his
position on Somalia, but indicated
that he would oppose a tax on
tobacco to finance the health care
plan. "To tax tobacco to pay the
cost is as wrong as not taxing alco-
hol, and alcohol is not on the table
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with an adequate blood supply
Monroe said.
It's time to push up your
sleeve and donate again. The
date is Thursday Oct. 21 from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. The place is
Mendenhall Student Center.
The blood received will be
used for chemotherapy patients,
people undergoing surgery, he-
mophiliacs and accident victims
in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
There is a great need for A-
negative, O-positive and O-
negative blood. To donate, you
must be 17, weigh 110 pounds
and be in good health.
This month's drive is spon-
sored by the East Carolina Uni-
versity Club.
"On behalf of the Ameri-
can Red Cross Blood Services
and patients who benefit from
blood donations, I would like to
express my sincere appreciation
to the Aerospace Studies Depart-
ment and cadets who worked
tirelessly in coordinating a very
successful bloodmobile last
month Monroe said.
Monroe also wanted to
thank the director of the stu-
dent volunteer program. "I
would like to offer 'special
thanks' to Ms. Judy Baker,
project coordinator, for her in-
valuable assistance in provid-
ing me with numerous volun-
teers as well as help in publicity
of this event she said.
Lejeune Marines sent to Gitmo
HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) �
About 300 Camp Lejeune Marines
of the 2nd Marine Division have
been sent to Guantanamo Bay,
Cuba, to heip enforce sanctions
against Haiti.
The troops will be sent to
Haiti to protect American citizens
who might be threatened and U.S.
property, according to military
officials. There are about 1,000
Americans in Haiti.
"We have a mission to ac-
complish, and we are going to go
down and accomplish that mis-
sion, and when we do it every-
body will know about it said Pfc
Heath Culberson of Lebanon,
Ohio.
The Marines are being rein-
forced by a detachment from the
Light Armored Vehicle Battalion
as well as elements of several land-
ing, medical and transport sup-
port groups.
The Marines and a compos-
ite helicopter squadron from the
nearby New River air station left
Saturday.
The squadron is composed
of CH-53D, CH-53E, UH-1 and
AH-1 helicopters.
Earlier this year, as part of
the 24th Marine Expeditionary
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months almost all of the projects
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Storrs pointed out that North
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far to say the debt would not
cause an increase in taxes in the
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a very conservative man, has
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Assaults induce weapon discussion
It's starting to resemble "Mortal Kombat" out
there, folks.
Yes, we speak of Greenville. Who would have
thought that the quaint little town we call home
could be privy to an armed robbery and an at-
tempted armed robbery, both of which occurred
within three days of the other? And not only did
they take place in the fair Emerald City, but on the
ECU campus.
Last Wednesday night, two students were
confronted by two males in the parking lot of
Chico's restaurant, who proceeded to follow the
individuals onto campus, engaging in "lite" con-
versation. The four walked together until they
reached the secluded area between Flanagan and
Student Health Services. The suspects then drew
two weapons, one identified as a semi-automatic
handgun and the other a handgun of some type.
Both victims were ordered to lie on the ground, or
they would be shot. It is estimated by the victims
that more than $1,000 worth of gold jewelry was
stolen.
The second assault took place Saturday night
behind the Rawl Annex, south of General Class-
room Building. Twoblack males grabbed an Aycock
resident walking by himself and pulled himbehind
Rawl. The assailants then hit the victim's head
against the wall and proceeded to punch him in the
chest, arms and side areas. When the victim indi-
cated that he had no money in his wallet, the
assailants reached into their jackets as if they had
guns and ordered the victim to the ground.
Both of these incidents prove some very im-
portant things: Greenville is not immune to violent
acts and no one should get lulled into believing that
they can walk the streets without harm. Gone are
thedays when you couldeventhirikofleavingyour
doorunlockedorwalkingdownadarkstreetalone.
It's just not a pretty world out there, and unfortu-
nately it takes incidents like these to wake some
people up.
An important point to make is that one of the
assailants was in possession of a semi-automatic
weapon. Now, excuse us for getting a little upset
here, but honestly, there is no need in this world for
semi-automatic weapons in the hands of anyone,
and we challenge all readers to provide an instance
where said semi-automatic weapon is necessary.
It's hard to stomach the argument that Joe
Redneck needs one to shoot Bambi's head off in the
fierce sport that is hunting. It's not like the bear-
deer-moose-duck is standing around with a bullet-
proof vest and a semi-automatic of his own saying,
"Come on, man, lay it on me. I'm ready for ya
So the NRA gets in the middle of it, citing
freedom of expression and other such misinterpre-
tations of the Second Amendment. The Second
Amendment is extended only to those situations
having some "reasonable relationship" to the effi-
ciency of a well-regulated militia. This obviously
has nothing to do with private ownership of weap-
ons (or does it, to NRA members?).
The truth is, a ban on assault weapons (as
proposed in the Brady Bill) is not only constitu-
tional, but studies show it would also be effective.
The argument has been made that criminals get
their guns illegally, so why target legal sales? That
argument doesn't float � in 1988, the Oakland
Police Department found that only 12 of assault
weapons seized in criminal activity were obtained
illegally. Fully 88 of them were bought legally
over the counter.
Obviously the supply needs to be dried up as
soon as possible, especially if we're faced, as
Greenville residents, with the fact that semi-auto-
matic weapons are here and being used on stu-
dents.
Wake up, everyone. This reality has found it's
way into Greenville, and you're kidding yourself if
you think its leaving anytime soon. Don't walk
alone and call an escort in every situation, if pos-
sible.
By T. Scott Batchelor
Old, usable books thrown out with trash
One of the hot topics of lo-
cal interest as the November elec-
tions approach is the bond refer-
endum which, if passed, will pro-
vide funds for renovations to
Joyner Library, among other
things.
At Saturday's Homecom-
ing football game between ECU
and Louisiana Tech, Pee-Dee
sported a sticker urging us to
vote "Yes" on the referendum.
Ficklen Stadium's scrolling mes-
sage board said the same thing.
I have mixed feelings about
the bond referendum. On the one
hand I know Joyner Library and
other schools in the UNC system
need capital improvements. Yet,
I also realize that we will have to
pay for these improvements
somehow, and as with most gov-
ernment-run endeavors, there's
sure to be a substantial amount
of wasted revenues.
One such area of waste is in
the discarding of old but per-
fectly usable books. I was brows-
ing through my father's library
the other day when I came across
a womhardback copy of The Scar-
let Pimpernel. Scrawled on the first
page of the book was the single
word "DISCARDED Probably
thrown out of a high school li-
brary a great number of years ago,
I surmised.
Leafing through the dingy
pages grown brittle with age, that
faintly sweet, old-book aroma
wafted up into my face. Immedi-
ately the affect waste of the lone
word "DISCARDED" occurred to
me. Here was a classic work of
literature as viable today as it was
when Orczy rested her pen from
its completion, and someone had
desecrated the book (apparently
with great celerity, judging from
the sloppy handwriting) with a
stroke of a word.
This nameless, faceless van-
dal, now surely faded into the mist
of time, proved on some warm
summer day, as students filed onto
buses for the last trip home of the
school year, that the pen is indeed
mightier than the sword.
Why, I asked myself, was
such wasteful and drastic action
taken? A book is not a car, to be
junked once the engine is eroded
by friction; a novel contains no
moving parts. Our fingers move
to turn the pages, and our eyes
move to read the lines written
down, but the book is innocent. If
the cover becomes ratty, or the
pages brown and crinkled and
lacking in aesthetic quality, then it
is we who are deficient, lacking
the ken to peer beyond these su-
perficialities to the true meaning
of the gift. What of a few torn
pages or faded ink? What can these
trifles amount to in the face of
genuine Art, with a capital "A" as
Sandburg would have it spelled?
Thinking these things, I
picked up the forgotten book with
"DISCARDED" scratched inside
and, gripping it firmly with both
hands, left the study and made
towards my home, where I placed
the novel on my bookshelf. It rests
there to this day, safe and appreci-
ated.
If the administrators of
Joyner Library care about curtail-
ing wastes such as this as much as
I do, then I say we should vote for
the bond referendum.
At the very least we'll have
more space to store old books
which otherwise mightbe thrown
out with the trash.
THE DEATH Of THZ wfcirreN W0RD.
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By Brian Hall
Bond referendum intricacies misleading
On November 2 the voters
of this state will decide whether to
borrow $310 million for capital
improvements at state universi-
ties, about $29 million of which
would be used to expand Joyner
Library. While not questioning the
necessity of library expansion,
there are several reasons this pack-
age should be rejected.
First, since the state wants to
borrow money, it must be short on
funds. Nothing could be further
from the truth. This state took in
over $14.5 billion in fiscal 1993. If
the state would only cut present
spending by two-tenths of one
percent, it could pay for our li-
brary in just one year.
Second, according to a pam-
phlet from the University Board
of Governors, we are assured by
State Treasurer Harlan Boyles that
"state taxes should not have to be
raised to meet payments of inter-
est and principal We have heard
this one from politicians before.
Two years ago in Charlotte, the
city council promised that taxes
would not have to be raised to pay
for bonds. Last year Charlotte be-
gan taxing rain that falls on houses.
Third, once the government
has this money, there is nothing to
prevent it from spending the
money any way it wishes. I know
of at least two cases in just the past
few years where bond money was
spent on projects the voters did
not approve.
Finally, this same pamphlet
says that North Carolina has a
triple-A credit rating, which will
keep the interest rate low. The in-
ference being that borrowing is a
good idea. Let me use an illustra-
tion to disprove this.
Suppose, to make the figures
more understandable, we use an
individual, making $20,000 a year
after taxes, to represent the state.
At that scale, all the university
improvements would cost about
$400. Our present state debt
would be about $950. Joyner ex-
pansion would cost about $40. So
we have a person, $950 in debt,
who needs to make $400 worth of
repairs in the next few years.
Which would be wiser? A) Bor-
row the money and pay interest
for many years to come, or B) Use
$400 that this person would have
spent on something else.
Our representatives are try-
ing to mislead us with these
bonds. After all, who is going to
vote against improving educa-
tion? They hope that we will vol-
untarily vote to increase spend-
ing so that they don't have to
make tough spending decisions.
Letters to the Editor
To the Editor
Flip down your radio dial, and you'll hear any
number of commercial radio formats on the air: Urban
Contemporary, Classic Rock,Top40,Country,etc. These
formats are dictated by such things as trends in record
sales, advertising revenues, opinion polls, and the musi-
cal tastes of the people in charge of radio stations. It's all
a very complex system, designed not only to mirror the
tastes of the public, but to predict and shape those tastes.
Andifwe'renotcareful,WZMBmaysoonjointhat
system. I've followed with great interest the saga of Beth
Arthur as it's unfolded in recent editions of The East
Carolinian. The accusation that Arthur has been sneaky
in trying to change the format of our campus radio
station seems to have struck a nerve. Arthur's written a
venomous letter in reply to those accusations, and now
in an October 7 headline article, she attempts to set the
record straight.
Exceptshedoesn't, really. Arthur says,inher letter,
"I have not discussed this with the staff at WZMB,
because I have not finished researching the subject of a
format change Then, in the Oct. 7 article, we are told
that Arthur said she spoke with the program director of
WZMB, Lee Judge. Now wait a minute. Either she talked
to somebody on the WZMB staff or she didn't. What
gives?
But this is only the first puzzling thing about the
story. If Arthur hasn't "finished researching the subject
then why did she, as the Oct. 7 article states, discuss a
format change with the Media Board? Why, in fact, did
she suggest Urban Contemporary and Country as for-
mat options? She felt comfortable enough with her
research to discuss these matters with her bosses but not
her employees?
Right. Arthur also talks about the stations played
To the Editor:
In last Thursday's issue of The East Carolinian,
Gregory Dickens lamented the role of men in our society
and their continued struggle with the scourge of politi-
cally correct behavior. He may be pleased to know that
a strong resistance is forming to confront the faulty logic
of PC and that men are now able to walk upright once
more.
Inrecenttelevisionadvertisingforapopularmen's
cologne, a female voice asks longingly, "where have you
guysbeen?"The manufacturer then asserts, with images
of virility, that, "menareback Andin themindsof most
women, not a day too soon.
The Brut commercial is one of many indicators tha t
sexually secure women desire a comeback of the tradi-
tional male persona. They have grown restless with the
"sensitive" man who nibbles on quiches and cries on
command. And they shun the impotenceof the Eighties'
male who dribbles Lord Byron, now favoring the more
penetrating stanzas of Garth Brooks.
It's no headline that scores of good men have been
missing in action for years; held in detention by a small
but vicious amazon assault squad and terrorized for
their inherent masculine ways. The resurrection of the
American male is a potent reaction to the doctrine of
these hellborn feminists and the crescendo lies of Anita
onthecampusbussystem,citingKISS102asapopular
choice. "That tells me something she said. It tells me
something, too. The buses play the most inoffensive
music they can. They want Elevator Music, something
so bland that no one could possibly complaui about it
Elevator Music KISS 102 Yeah, that tells me a lot.
I also have a hard time buying Arthur's claim
thatAltemativeandReggaewillcontinuetobeplayed,
when she's talking about going Country. I seriously
doubt you're going to hear a Clint Black tune followed
by the Revolting Cocks' "Steers, Beers, and Queers
But what an image that is, huh?
What it comes down to is mis: Beth Arthur and
Lee Judge have both expressed a personal dislike for
alternative music, and they're in charge. Never mind
that anyone who wants to hear mainstream music can
turn toadozen other frequencieson the dial thatsound
better than WZMB ever will. Never mind that Alterna-
tive Music has no other outlet (along with the Reggae,
Jazz, Heavy Metal, and other styles WZMB plays).
Never mind that Greenville has a fairly large popula-
tion of Alternative music fans who are being serviced
by WZMB and no one else.
Arthur has proposed a survey to decide the fate
of WZMB. But Alternativepeople are not likely to take
any survey very seriously. So I'd like to make a plea to
all the freaks (and non-freaks) reading mis. For once,
suppress those subversive tendencies. Don't give an
obviously fake name. Don't put Gregorian Chants
down as your music choice. Taike this seriously, and
save East Carolina's only dissenting voice, WZMB.
Mark Brett
Graduate Student
English
Hill.
During the last ten years, simply being male has
been more often condemned than condoned in lefty
communes like state university campuses. Most have
created complex credos designed to portray even the
most well-intentioned Romeo as a slobbering lecher.
Here,manyinnocentmenhavebeen executed in public
for felonious acts like office flirtation or referring too
openly to their heterosexual ideals. Minor offenders are
usually spared the gallows, butmustendurea rigorous
deprogramrningsequence.This usually consistsofhelp-
ful lessons in politically correct courting rituals and big,
tasty doses of women's studies. Consequently, our
schools have seta patlietic standard for society's general
view of men.
During the next decade, we can expect to see a
Renaissance of the man's man and all the trappings that
set him apart from the milquetoast variety of the late.
He'll be confident in his chivalrous acts and natural
masculine demeanor, and he'll know that Byron makes
a great blotter for the beer spilled in passion in the
backseat of his Chevrolet.
Craig Malmrose
Associate Professor
School of Art
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LESBIAN ISSUES ACROSS
THE LIFE SPAN
The counseling Center is of-
fering a four-session work-
shop for ECU lesbian students
as they plan their lives in the
context of families of origin,
-oupling, social relationship
networks, lifecareer plan-
ting, parenting, spirituality,
tc. limited enrollment. Call
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Vednesday at 7:00 in
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f you are interested in leani-
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:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct
0, at 3:30 p.m. If neither time
convenient, please call 757-
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CRIMINAL JUSTICE
SOCIAL WORK
ALLIANCE
ur next meeting will be held
on Oct 20 in Rawl room 103. All
members are encouraged to
attend. We will be discussing
the probability of a Hallow-
een party so please come and
offer your suggestions. Mem-
bers, if you have not picked
up your raffle tickets, please
contact Mark Wall at 758-8339.
See you all there.
WOMEN'S STUDY
ALLIANCE
All students are invited to at-
tend a get together on Thurs-
day, Oct 21 at 4:00 in GCB 2014.
Learn the true meaning of
feminist thinking. Join us in
discussions concerning men,
women, racism and other hu-
manitarian issues.
RETURNING ADULT
STUDENTS
We will be meeting in 212
Mendenhall at 5:00 on Thurs-
day, Oct 21st All students 25
yrs and older are encouraged
to attend.
PRE-PHYSICAL THERAPY
CLUB
The pre-P.T. will be having a
meeting Thurs. Oct. 21 at 5:30
in Mendenhall, Room 221. All
are welcome. If you have
questions, call Dawn (757-
0573).
ECU STUDENT
FOODSERVICE
ADVISORY
COMMITTEE
You are what you eat! The stu-
dent Foodservice Advisory
Committe meets once each
month during the school year
to evaluate the quality of din-
ing services at ECU and pro-
vide input on new products
and projects. All ECU students
are invited to join the com-
mittee. Meal plan participa-
tion 4s not required. Fresh-
man are encouraged to apply.
If interested please contact
David Bailey at 757-4755.
LITTLE WILLIE
CENTER
The first Annual Kiddie Ban-
quet: Saturday, October 23,
1993 6:30-10:OOpmatJ.H.Rose
High School Cafeteria. This
banquet is being sponsored
by WOOW Joy Radio and the
"M" Voice Newspaper. Tick-
ets are $3.00. Proceeds will
benefit the Little Willie Cen-
ter. Tickets may be purchased
by calling 752-9083 or 758-
7066. Special guests include
The Living Proof Ministries
drama troupe, Ckeora Flynn
of "Jo-Jo Time" The LWC En-
semble and Foundation for
the Future chorus. Barney
could not come, so he is send-
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solutely no one over 18 admit-
ted unless accompanied by a
child.
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TO THE MEN OF THETA CHI:
'93'S Fall Break was Definitely
GREAT Virginia saw semi-formal
as a bit abnormal Eric, the prez, led
the way, TH ANX Rusty for the cof-
fee and OJ We rode the rides 'Till
we held our sides Even Kendall
had his first, Down the LOCHNESS
he cursed We saw "TALL BOY
BRENDA'S " tattoo- An animal ex-
tinct from the zoo We danced from
room to room, and slept till noon
THANX be to Jimmy for an
AWSOME semi THANX GUYS.
LOVE ANGIE and the dates of Theta
Omega.
ZETA TAU ALPHA PLEDGES-
Thanks so much for the "wake-up-
call The flowers were beautiful and
the banner was greatall your hard
work we do appreciate! We love
you the Sisters.
PI DELTA- The night was short,
but we made it last! Did we have a
good time? You needn't ask! When
we danced together it seemed like
fate. Another Pi Delta social we
can't wait! Love Delta Sigma Phi.
DELTA SIGMA PI There was
Cha-Cha and Toosh-Push and
Steppin' galore! When it came time
to leave we still wanted more! It
was so sad when it came to an end,
but like ya'll said "Let's Do It
Again ( Soon that is!) Love the
Sisters and Pledges of Pi Delta.
PI DELTA wants to thank all
Sororities and Fraternities who
came out Thursday to the Lip Sine
Contest, congratulations to all the
finalists! Hope to see you all back
on Thurs. to find out who will be
going on Spring Break w MTV!
A1PHA SIGMA PHI; Sorry it's
late, but who's counting the dates,
our minds can't erase the great
memories that we made: The chairs
that turned us upside down, the
jello man that was running around.
It was a great way to start the
night, before we all headed out
under the moonlight. GAMMA
SIGMA SIGMA.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Ep-
silon pledge class of Gamma Sigma
Sigma: Michelle Scott, Carla Stone,
Rebecca Holland, Leanne Woods,
Emily Mercer, Joanne Temple,
Caroline Goode, Jennifer
Henderson, Jessica McQuale,
Sharon Price, Denise Keistler,
Kelly Medor, Nikki Powel,
Caroline Ross, Stephanie Page,
Betsy Banks, Mary Bowers, Kerry
Frelich, Chelle Congleton, Sandy
Meadows, Renee Waters, Kelly
Permisohn, Kara Permisohn, Tricia
Stover, Dana Allsbrook, Belle
Quinn. Keep up the Good work!
Love, the Sisters.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Ep-
silon Pledge Class Officers of
GAMMA SIGMA SIGMA: Kara
Permisohn, President. Kerry
Frelich, Vice-president. Renee
Waters, Secretary. Sandy Mead-
ows, Treasurer. Belle Quinn, His-
torian. Michelle Scott, Sister
Liason.
ATTENTION LADIES! Gamma
Sigma Sigma Presents PICK- A -
PIRATE. Oct. 20th at 9:30 Wright
Auditorium. All proceeds benefit
the Real Life Crisis Center. Bring
yourto bid on the guy of your
choice!
CONGRATULATIONS! Scarlet on
being elected Homecoming Rep.
for Alpha Xi Delta! Good Luck!
Love The Sisters and Pledges of
Alpha Xi Delta.
AMERICANL MARKETING
ASSOCIATION
Meet the marketing faculty
Thursday, October 21st at the
annual Wine and Cheese So-
cial at 5:00 in the GC 3rd floor
lobby. Please bring your ID if
you plan to drink wine. Non-
alcoholic beverages will also
be served and business attire
is appropriate. Members,
non- members and faculty are
welcome.
GAMMA BETA PHI
The next meeting of Gamma
Beta Phi will be on Oct 19 at
5:00pm in Mendenhall room
244. We will be discussing the
ideas for each committee. All
members are encouraged to
attend! For more info, contact
Allison at 931-8285.
RECREATIONAL
SERVICES
There will be a Flag football
qualifier meeting on Tuesday,
Oct 19th at 5:30 pm in BIO 103.
So, come by and see if you
made the cut and maybe you
can even represent ECU at the
National Flag Football Cham-
pionship in New Orleans. For
more info, call recreational
services at 757-6387.
RECREATIONAL
SERVICES
Can you spare some time? If
you can, come to a Bowling
singles registration meeting
on Wednesday, Oct 27 at 5 pm
in BIO 103. So, come join some
bowling fun and get a strike!
For more information, call
Recreational Services at 757-
6387.
RECREATIONAL
SERVICES
Bring your own ghoul or
guy to Recreational Services
and Natural Life's Hayride
and Haunted House on Fri-
day October 29 at 8:00pm.
Guys and Ghouls will be
driven through campus,
dropped off at several
Haunted Halls and scared out
of their wits before the an-
nual Midnight Madness Cel-
ebration. So, come join the
fun and sing pumpkin car-
ols and drink witches' brew
along the trip. To register or
info, call the Natural Life
Hotline at 931-7748 or Rec.
Services.
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The East Carolinian
Page 6
Lifestyle
October 19, 1993
Concrete Blonde releases fifth hit
Photo courtesy of Capitol Records
Pictured above are members of Concrete Blonde. From left to right, Jim Mankey,
Johnette Napolitano and Harry Rushakoff. Mexican Moon hit stores two weeks ago.
By Sarah Wahlert
Staff Writer
Concrete Blonde has always been the
voice from the other side, the dark chil-
dren of Los Angeles' sunny skies. With
unflinching rage and passion, they record
events that would otherwise slip by un-
noticed. Their songs are often about the
things that happen in the back of people's
minds. They take ugly truths and mix
them with beautiful melodies, making
the experience universal.
Mexican Moon, their fifth album, and
first with Capitol Records, retains the ex-
citing intensity of their sound. Dramatic
and serious, this album is the perfect fol-
low-up to Walking in London, their fourth
endeavor. Before that album, Concrete
Blonde had been on the road almost con-
stantly.
There were hard times with manage-
ment hassles and record company prob-
lems. A couple of the band's members
decided to do outside projects. Singer
Johnette Napolitano took a break from
her native L. A. to experience London and
Europe, hoping to renew her creativity.
She decided to come home after the un-
fortunate L.A. riots.
Napolitano returned with a slew of
songs that turned into Walking in London.
After the success of that album, she
bought a house and involved herself in
community service. And with time to
spare, she started work on Mexican Moon.
Concrete Blonde was again a very
close unit. Jim Mankey had remained con-
stant as guitarist, and drummers Harry
Rushakoff and Paul Thompson both ap-
pear on the album.
"I've finally come to terms with what
I do Napolitano says. "I used to think,
'rock�who cares?' But I love what I do.
I'm supposed to be doing this, you know?"
Johnette Napolitano was meant for
her profession. After listening to Mexican
Moon, I'm sure many others would agree.
I instantly took a liking to the fast-paced
first song, "Jenny I Read
And as if that song wasn't catchy
enough, the enduringly romantic title
track followed.
Each song seemed to have a different
sound, which kept me very interested.
"Rain" is the perfect showcase for
Napolitano's beautiful voice.
"I Call it Love" and "Jesus Forgive
Me" are songs definitely more centered
around Jim Mankey's smashing guitar
talent.
The loneliness of constant travel is
revealed in the empowering "Close to
Home
To wrap up this wonderfully diverse
piece of work is "Bajo la Lune Mexicana
which is a second version of the title track
sung in Spanish.
"I've always wanted to sing in Span-
ish Napolitano says. The song is a trib-
ute to her favorite country.
Mexican Moon is an enjoyable treat.
Even if alternative music isn't your per-
sonal favorite, listeners can find at least
one song on this album that touches their
fancy�if not a song, then the funny cover
design displaying two skeletons tearing
it up on the dance floor.
There's an even better reason to buy
it: give it to someone as a Halloween gift!
Magician
performs
dying art
By Laura Wright
Assistant Lifestyle Editor
When you hear the word "magic
what comes to mind? Do you think of
spells, card tricks, hypnosis, witchcraft,
psychic powers or rabbits in top hats?
Magician Gary Shelton, of New Bern,
N.C claims that all types of magic de-
pend upon the magician's ability to con-
vince an audience to believe the unbe-
hevable. "When I control you in my
arena he said, "I'm in control
On Thursday, Oct. 14, Shelton per-
formed before Dr. Frank Farmer's hon-
ors English class, "Love, Magic and Per-
suasion: Rhetorics Old and New The
purpose of his visit was to provide a
demonstration of how language plays a
key role in the creation of a successful
illusion. Shelton does a comedy routine
as well as "small hand magic, no swords
through ladies, no vanishing elephants
He has won the "Tonight Show"
competition for magic and his comedy
has been performed on "David
Letterman
According to Shelton, magic is al-
most a lost art and there are only around
10,000 performing magicians in America.
Among the most famous members of
this shrinking population are Harry
Anderson (of "Night Court" fame), David
Copperfield and Johnny Carson.
See Magician page 7
Robert Cray falls back on the blues
By Kris Hoffler
Staff Writer
The Robert Cray Band will
release its eighth musical arrange-
ment this fall. Robert Cray has
come into his own with Shame & A
Sin; and in this album, he has re-
turned to the basic formula of his
roots, the blues.
Although he has been on the
scene for 20 years, Cray's break-
through came with his 1986 debut
on the Mercury-Hightone label.
The album Strong Persuader won
him a Grammy and yielded two
international'iiK "mokingGun"
and "Right Next Door (Because of
Me) He followed with the al-
bums Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
(1988), Midnight Stroll (1990) and
Was Warned (1992), all of which
have helped his steady growing
popularity with fans and critics
alike.
The past seven albums have
not been so attentive to the purity
ot the blues. Cray has drawn from
many genres in the past: r & b,
rock, pop, jazz and gospel all in-
fluence much of his previous work.
But in the case of Shame & A Sin,
the feeling is strictly straight-up,
12-bar blues, the music that is the
soul of America.
Some arti .s seem to be lean-
ing away from the over-produc-
tion that is the curse of the 90s.
Many of Cray's past excursions
have been an entity of much stu-
dio production, but not this time.
"We didn't go for the big produc-
tion thing says Cray. "We went
down to a small studio and just
had a good time It's easy to tell
this when listening to the CD; the
sound is pure and unfiltered.
Some of the songs on this re-
lease mix modern subject matter
with the aged methods of the
blues. "1040 Blues" and "I'm Just
Lucky That Way" aresongs tailor-
made for the recession-struck 90s.
Most of us have had a good dose
of the 1040 blues and long for the
day when we can tell the boss to
kiss off, because we just hit the
lottery.
However, most of the songs
adhere to the standards of the
blues subject matter. Heart break,
infidelity and an insatiable long-
ing for the opposite sex are the
archetypal notions that the blues
convey so well. "I Shiver "Don't
Break this Ring" and "Leave Well
Enough Alone" are new compo-
sitions with all the feel of old stan-
dards.
World famous music
visits Emerald City
Staff Reports
Photo courtesy of Polygram Records
Robert Cray has done it again. In his new album Shame and a Sin, Cray
explores his roots to bring a blues melody back into the new tunes.
Cray has hit a new level of
artistry with Shame & A Sin. There
are few, if any, artists of this cali-
ber in modern music. Citing Cray's
role in the continuation of the
blues, Eric Clapton told Rolling
Stone: "It's really down to Robert
Cray. He's the only player I know
who's absolutely, totally
authenticTf you like the blues
(and I don't see how anyone could
dislike it), this one is for you.
Freddy Jones Band debuts
By Kris Hoffler
Staff Writer
The Freddy Jones Band has its
roots in the heartland of America.
The ban is a Chicago-bred quintet
that has been playing the Midwest
forsometimenowandhaspickedup
a strong following along with a best-
selling independent release.
I Inthelateeighties,WayneHealy
and Marty Lloyd met as college stu-
dents in Indiana and began playing
together, feeding off of each other's
musical talent and wide-ranging
musical tastes. These two guitarist
became the band's founding mem-
bers. They were soon joined by bass-
ist Jim Bonaccorsi, drummer Simon
Harrocks. Jim's brother, Rob, joined
as the third guitarist and fifth mem-
ber of the group.
After their gigs on thissummer's
Hp.R.D.E. tour, The Freddy Jones
Band decided to get down to busi-
ness and make a studio album. The
result is Waiting For The Night, the
band's debut on Capricorn Records.
This album has manv stand out
The Freddy Jones Band
originals like 'Take the Time "In A
Daydream" and the countryblues
fusion ballad "Dixie Dynamite
There is even a remake of a blues
classic, "Crosscut Saw which has
been changed to fit the band's own
upbeat sound.
One of the best things you can
say about a band is that it is hard to
classify. The Grateful Dead, The
Allman Brothers and Blues Traveler
all bring to mindbothiock'n'roll and
country. A new sound�check it.
'Demolition Man' explores
future with cliched action, lines
By Ike Shibley
Staff Writer
In the year 1996, a cop named
John Spartan apprehends a notori-
ous criminal named Simon Phoe-
nix. In the year 2032,both men meet
again in a peaceful future not big
enough for the both of them.
In Demolition Man, Sylvester
Stallone plays John Spartan and
Wesley Snipes plays Simon Phoe-
nix. The pairing seems destined to
score huge points with the action
crowd, and the plot synopsis given
above is designed todraw in movie-
goers anxious to see the clash be-
tween these "sworn enemies
The film opens with a frenetic
scene taking place in a dilapidated
section of Los Angeles whereSimon
Phoenix holds 30 people hostage.
JohnSpartan, the "demolition man
decides to take matters into his own
hands and single-handedly cap-
tures Phoenix. In the process of
bringing Phoenix into custody, an
entire warehouse explodes and
crushes the hostages who are still
inside. Though Phoenix caused the
explosion, Spartan takes the heat
because he disobeyed police proce-
dure.
Phoenix is sentenced to eter-
nity in cryo-prison while Spartan
receives a seventy-year sentence.
The cryo-prison of the future in-
volves freezing the prisoners and
reprogramming them for the good
of society by giving them messages
during their years on ice.
Despite the lack of rationale be-
hind the cryo-prison�why not just
kill Phoenix instead of wasting the
energy to keep him frozen forever.
The situation caused by the frozen
storage allows Simon Phoenix to
escape from his prison in the year
2032. After he escapes, the only way
the police of the future know how to
See FILM page 7
The East Carolinian
Three major masterpieces of
Russian symphonic music will
be presented by the Bolshoi Sym-
phony Orchestra on the stage of
ECU's Wright Auditorium Mon-
day, Nov. 1,
beginning at 8
p.m.
Under the
baton of con-
d u c t o r
Alexander
Lazarev, the
orchestra will
perform
Nikolai
Rimsky-
Korsakov's
Cap r iccio
Espagnole,
Opus 34;
Sergei
Rachmaninoffs
Symphonic
Dances, Opus
45; and Pyotr Ilyich
Tchaikovshy's Symphony No. 6
in B Minor, Opus 74, the
Pathetique.
The Bolshoi performance is
part of ECU'S 1993-94 University
Unions Performing Arts Series.
The Bolshoi Symphony Or-
chestra, headquartered at
Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre, has
been a state institution in Russia
since 1806. It has specialized in
the works of Russian composers
for much of its history�music
byboththegreatpre-Revolution-
ary composers and those of the
Soviet regime, such as Prokofiev
and Shostakovich. For several de-
cades, the orchestra has been
noted as one of the most popular
symphony orchestras in coun-
tries of the former comprised the
Soviet Union.
The orchestra includes some
300 musicians, among them
many outstanding performers
who appear in ensembles and as
soloists both in Russia and
abroad. The orchestra has toured
throughout Europe and Japan,
and two years ago, it appeared
with the Bolshoi Opera at two
famed American venues: the
Wolf Trap Farm Park and the
Metropolitan Opera House.
Theorchestra'schief conduc-
tor, Alexander Lazarev, studied
Alex Lazarw, conductor of the
Bolshoi Symphony, will bring
orchestra music to Wright.
at the Leningrad and Moscow
Conservatories and won first
prize in the Karajan Competi-
tion in Berlin in 1972. During
the past 20 years, he has con-
ducted nearly all the great op-
eras and ballets of the European
and Russian repertoire at the
Bolshoi The-
atre.
He has
also been a
regular
guest con-
ductor with
t h e
Leningrad
Philhar-
monic and
the USSR
State Sym-
phony, with
whichhehas
made re-
cordings re-
leased under
the Melodia
label. Out-
side the former Soviet Union, he
has worked with major orches-
tras in 25 nations, including the
Berlin Philharmonic, the
Rotterdam Philharmonic and
the Orchestre National de
France.
His 1993-94 schedule fea-
tures concerts with three British
orchestras: the BBC Sym-
phony�of which he was re-
cently appointed principal guest
conductor, the Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic and the Scottish
National Orchestra.
He is also appearing in To-
kyo, Paris and Milan with the
Bolshoi.
Admission to the Bolshoi
Symphony's ECU concert is by
Performing Arts Series season
ticket or by single ticket, now on
sale at $30 each for the general
public, $25 for ECU staff and
faculty, and $15 for students and
youth. Group discount rates are
also available. All tickets sold at
the door will be $30.
Advance tickets may be
purchased in person, by mail or
by phone, and may be charged
to major credit cards.
The Central Ticket Office is
located in ECU's Mendenhall
Student Center, telephone (757-
4788 or long distance, 1-800-
ECU-ARTS).





October 19, 1993
MAGICIAN
Continued from page 6


US6and he t more
intereSt(dinhowwedidit than
w h we did it
During his Thursday perfor-
mance, Shel ton combined his com-
edy routine�at one point he put a
giant condom on his head and sang
a safe sex rap�with his magic. He
explained how language is used as
a form of "misdirection The au-
dience focuses upon what the ma-
gician says and doesn't notice what
he does with his hands. Jokes are
used to cover up any errors in judg-
ment.
Eye contact is also important
for a successful illusion and Shelton
makes eye contact with every mem-
ber of the audience. Time
misdirection allows Shelton to re-
veal how he did a trick after enough
time has passed so that the viewer
will not be able to reconstruct the
event.
Shelton also exposed some
magical scams. He explained how
hies use language to
ible psychic readings,
only worksonthose
believe in it and how
angelists appear to "faith
She I ton claims that mind read-
ing is the most powerful form of
illusion in America today and says
that it is dangerous because it robs
individuals of their money and
their spirits and he claims that he's
never seen a feat of magic that he
could not explain as an illusion.
The only real magic, Shelton be-
lieves, is the magic of laughter.
"Magic is a personal thing
Shelton said, "and I think you have
to be there for it
Shelton performs for termi-
nally ill children and he feels that
they are the ones that benefit from
the healing magic of the laughter
that he provides.
If you are interested in discov-
ering the magic of laughter and the
power of illusion, Gary Shelton is
your magician for hire. He is listed
in the yellow pages under "Magi-
cians"�he's the only one in there
so you can't miss him�and he can
be reached in New Bern at (919)
638-8697.
The East Carolinian 7
FILM
Continued from page 6
deal with Phoenix is to than Spar-
tan.
Demolition Man tries its best to
be more than a typical shoot-em-up
action picture, but aside from a few
bits of humor, it does not succeed.
The sets look like they were bor-
rowed from some futuristic TV
show, i.e. they look cheap. The dia-
logue is clunkier man usual in these
types of pictures and the preposter-
ousness of the various fist and gun
battles boggles the imagination.
The villains in this film areeven
poorer shots than most bad guys in
action films. Phoenix has Spartan
directly in front of him several times
yet never even wings him. Though
movie-goers have come to expect
invincibility in their heroes, the ab-
surdity of Demolition Man wears
thin. Why can't the filmmakers just
avoid giving Phoenix so many
chances to aim his gun directly at
Spartan?
Stallone plays his usual self,
which is meant as neither criticism
nor praise. He grunts and slurs
words and occasionally zips in a
one-liner, so he gives a performance
that fits the role. Snipes does little
more than snarl throughoutthe film.
He has a limited number of lines
which results in little character de-
velopment.
Plot elements are addressed
haphazardly in Demolition Man.
After he is released from cryo-
prison, Spartan questions the po-
lice about his wife and daughter.
They tell Spartan about his wife
but not his daughter. Once, an of-
ficer (Sandra Bullock, a former ECU
student) tries to locate her, butSpar-
tan stops her because he is not sure
if he wants to see his little girl in a
world that he dislikes. His daugh-
ter is never again mentioned even
at the end of the film, when the
future looks to be changing for the
better.
Demolition Man does demon-
strate a pleasant comedic touch
that distracts the viewer from much
of the preposterousness taking
place on screen. Spartan complains
that he cannot find any toilet pa-
per, and the entire precinct breaks
outlaughing,becauseSpartandoes
not know how to use the "three
shells Spartan calmly walks to a
machine that monitors language.
The machine issues demerits by
spirting out a sheet of paper for
every profanity uttered. Spartan
cursesnon-stop until enough sheets
have come out to obviate his need
for toilet paper.
If Demolition Man teaches any-
thing about cinema, it is that good
action pictures are almost as diffi-
cult to make as good comedies. Paul
Verhoeven made Total Recall look
so easy that the audience some-
times forgets how much artistry is
involved in crafting iirst-rate fu-
turistic action picture that is not
mired in cliches.
On a scale of one to 10, Demoli-
tion Man rates a four.
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"I'm at a point in my life where
I can do things that are interesting
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Alda, a five-rime Emmy winner for
"M-A-S-H" as actor, writer and
director.
On the Oct. 18th season pre-
miere, titled "Bionics and
Superhumans Alda gleefully gets
himself strapped into a mechani-
cal exoskeleton called a
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it's the bionic man!
Looking like an extra in
"RoboCop" or "Aliens Alda
leams how to lope about in the
device. Its designers hope one day
to create a powered suit that would
let humans carry heavy loads over
rough terrain � at 25 mph.
Alda also visits experimental
programs for paraplegics. They lit-
erally plug themselves into por-
table computers that fire sequences
of electrical impulses into their
muscles, letting them stand, walk,
even climb steps.
This is still basic research in its
early stages, but we also get to
meet people who are direct benefi-
ciaries of bionics:
We encounter a man whose
failing heart is augmented by an
electric, air-driven pump while he
awaits a human transplant, and
another man who "sees" his grand-
son for the first time through pro-
totype "electronic glasses" that
compensate for his visual impair-
ment.
"I love science said Alda. "I
particularly like looking at an as-
pect of the world through the eyes
of several different disciplines. That
gives you a fresh perspective and,
at the same time, lets you grasp the
1?ig picture
The Nov. 3 program moves to
Germany, where Alda rides the
autobahn in a car that guides itself
and examines the problem of recy-
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tiny, two-cycle East German cars
built before reunification.
December's program looks at
science-based competitions, includ-
ing the race across America in solar-
powered cars; January'sshow looks
at "rescues" in the natural and
manmade world, and February's
looks at the science of baseball.
Educators should know that
"Scientific American Frontiers"
also has a classroom outreach pro-
gram, giving teachers off-air tap-
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In addition, teachers' guides
with reproducible classroom
activies for each show are avail-
able.
Alda says he is intrigued by
what he calls "the emotive power
of science and tried to leamabout
science by reading journals like
Scientific American for more than
25 years.
"For years, science has been
regarded as dull and nerdy he
said. "It's almost been a way of
identifying yourself as an Ameri-
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ings, Mark Balma reached back to the
Renaissance for tools to give form to
a vision.
It slowly has taken shape on the
arched atrium ceiling of the Univer-
sity of St. Thomas, in the rich earth
pigments of Michelangelo's era:
golden ochre from central Europe,
red sinopia from Greece, black from
charred grapevine, cobalt blue from
Germany�allpaintedonplasterrhe
stark white of bleached bone.
When it's finished, it will be one
of the largest public frescoes in the
United States. Four of seven panels
spanning the 17-by-112-foot ceiling
are complete; Balma will return next
summer to do the last three.
The $700,000 project is a labor of
art and spirit for the 36-year-old
Balma, who grew up in a Minneapo-
lis suburb and lives near Assisi, Italy.
He's oneof a handful of artists work-
ing in an ancient medium known as
the mother of all painting.
Like fresco masters of the Re-
naissance, he's using the form to con-
vey a spiritual message�in this case,
the seven virtues outlined by univer-
sity namesakeStThomasof Aquinas:
faith, justice, prudence, hope, tem-
perance, fortitude and charity.
The finished panels representan
eclectic blend of religious traditions.
A turtle � symbol of the Earth in
American Indian spirituality � car-
ries a human family in the panel de-
picting creation, or faith. A scholar
confronts a dragon�an Asian sym-
bol of enlightenment � in the panel
illustrating prudence. A young
woman raises a baby skyward, to-
ward a goldenlamb�Christiansym-
bolof the afterlife�in Balma's vision
of hope.
"Because frescoes are a commu-
nicating and enduring art form, you
lookfovmessageswhicharetimdess
and inspirational says Balma, who
spent two years designing and revis-
ing the fresco before he first put plas-
ter to ceiling in May.
In fresco � "fresh" in Italian�
hand-groundpigmentsareappliedto
wetplaster mixed with lime. If all goes
well, the colors become a permanent
part of the surface: they're literally set
in stone. The only way an artist can
change the image is to chip it off and
start again.
With his bushy beard, Balma at
work evokes a Renaissance artist; he
lacks only a smock and tights to re-
place his paint-speckled white shirt,
black Levi's and si'spenders. He is
dong what he always has wanted to
do, what he has done since he was a
boy who drew the Beatles on his bed-
room walls rather than hanging post-
matter what it took
It took hours of pounding the
pavement, a portfolio of portraits
under his arm, before one gallery
ownersaidYesBalma'sfirstshow
in Milan later that year brought in
more portrait commissions.
ers.
At 15, Balma began an appren-
ticeship tohonehisdrawing andpaint-
ing skills.
In 1980, he went to Italy to ap-
prentice under master fresco artist
Pietro Annigoni.
"I wanted to just gostand in front
of a painting from the 14th century
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being able to experience the city and
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The East Carolinian
Page 8
Sports
October 19. 1993
The 411
Thursday, Oct. 14
Soccer, home
lost to Methodist College 1-0 OT
Friday, Oct. 15
Volleyball, home
beat Virginia Commonwealth (3-
1)15-8,14-16,5-15,13-15
Saturday, Oct. 16
Football, home
beat Louisiana Tech 31-28
Monday, Oct. 18
Soccer, home
beat Elon College, 7-1
What's On Tap:
Tuesday, Oct. 19
Swimming, home
Purple and Gold 3 p.m.
Woman's Tennis, home
Francis Marion 2:30 p.m.
mnmmmu
I.Florida St. (62)
2. Notre Dame
3. Ohio St.
4. Alabama
5. Nebraska
6. Miami
7. Arizona
8. Tennessee
9. Florida
10. Auburn
11. Texas A&M
12. North Carolina
13. Michigan
14. Penn St.
15. Wisconsin
16. Colorado
17. Oklahoma
18. West Virginia
19. UCLA
20. Louisville
21. Virginia
22. Washington
23. Syracuse
24. Michigan St.
25. Washington St.
Bucs overcome Bulldogs by three
Photo by Harold Wise
Freshman quarterback Perez Mattison, wearing Jeff Blake's No. 2, excelled as the Pirates' signal caller,
Saturday. His 246 yards ranks him as only the fifth Buc quarterback to throw for 246-plus yards in a game.
Letcher hopes to
resume season
ByMishaZonn
Staff Writer
Editors'Note: Thisstorywas writ-
ten before Saturday's game in which
Morris Letcher to his medial collateral
ligament. He will be out for 2-3 weeks
minimum and possibly the rest of the
season.
There are many
sides to ECU's versatile
offensive star Morris
Letcher.On the field he is
a determined athlete,
undeterred by the physi-
cal abuse inflicted on his
5-foot-9, 165 pound
frame. Off the field he
has a daughter that he
cares for and an infec-
tiousconfidentpersonality.Theplay-
ingfieldisLetdier'srnainstage,how-
ever, a place where he can showcase
his talents and enjoy the fans.
"I enjoy thecrowda lot Letcher
said. "Number one, I'm there toplay
for myself and my mother. Number
two, I'm there to please the fans and
the coach. I just enjoy the fans being
there. If it wasn't for the fans it
wouldn'tbeanyfun. I lovethecrowd.
Matter of fact, people tease me about
being on the sideline and looking up
at the crowd and waving to people.
I'mnotthe type of person thatgetsall
stressed out so I just enjoy myself
So far this season things have
notbeenquiteasenjoyblefor Letcher
and the rest of the Pirates, as injuries
on both sidesof the ball have slowed
the team toa2-4 record justover half-
way through theseason. Letcher says
that spirits have remained high on
the team.
"Yeah, the attitude has stayed
positi veeven aftera coupleof losses
Letcher said. "Four losses. You can
kind of feel the tension of someone
wanting to speak up and say some-
thing but we are just going to let it
ride. We are just going to take it from
there and see howitgoes because we
are a team. We still have some games
left this year. I think that it's very
important to have a winning season
this year, especially in terms of re-
cruiting. It's no fun being in a losing
season. Last year was probably my
first losing season since little league.
Recruits look to see if a
team has had a winning
record
One of the biggest
adjustments that Letcher
has had to deal with this
season is the insertion of a
newstartingquarterback.
After an injury put
Marcus Crandell out for
the year, red-shirt fresh-
man Chris Hester took over as the
starter. Letcher says that the switch
wasashockatfirst,butthatwithtime
things will get better.
"The change hasan effect on us
because they are like two different
kindsof quarterbacks Letcher said.
"Marcus was a real mobile QB that
could find you in the pocket. Chris is
kind of yccing, so he tends to get
nervous back there in the pocket So,
once he gets in a lot of repetitions at
practice, he will be all right I'm just
trying to adjust to him by getting
plenty of repetitions. It's tough, but I
have to be affective to play
Early on in life, itwasalong shot
thatLetcherwou Id even play college
football.
"It's funny because when I was
little, my parents wouldn't let me
play football Letcher said. "When I
was five I started off playing base-
ball, and my mom didn't let me play
football until I wa s in the ninth grade.
In high school I won the Kansas state
championship two years in a row in
hurdles. Runningisfun when you're
See LETCHER page 10
By Brad Oldham
Staff Writer
A homecoming crowd of
27,103 (estimated) saw the East
Carolina Pirates defeat the Bull-
dogs of Louisiana Tech 31-28 on
Saturday at Ficklen stadium. Mak-
ing his first collegiate start for the
Pirates was true freshman Perez
Mattison, who was called to re-
place starter Chris Hester. Hester
will likely miss the rest of the sea-
son due to surgery on his thumb.
The win moves the Pirates
record to 2-4 on the season, but to
head coach Steve Logan this game
was a crucial stepping-stone for
ECU football.
"It would have been nice to go
out there and win this game 40-to-
nothing today Logan said. "After
the game I told my team that I was
glad to win the way we did. We
could have folded, but we played
hard. This game could really start
us in the right direction. After ev-
ery loss this season, I've said that
what's inside these kids is good.
This victory rewards their efforts
The Pirates received the open-
ing kick-off and started their first
drive of the game with a disap-
pointing three-and-out. A short
pun t by Bill Wilson gave the Bull-
dogs good field position to start
their first drive. On their third
play from scrimmage, Tech run-
ning back Jason Cooper ran wide
left past the ECU defense and
into the end zone.
With the Bulldogs gaining
the early 7-0 lead, it was time for
Mattison to step up and lead the
offense. Mattison led the Pirates
down the field with the help of a
high catch by sophomore half-
back Jerris McPhail to give ECU
the first down. After a 27-yard
completion by wide-out Morris
Letcher, the rest was up to run-
ning back Junior Smith. Smith
ca ught a 26-yard gain on a screen
pass to put the Pirates in scoring
position, and, on first and goal
from the seven, Smith followed a
key block by offensive tackle Ken
Carroll to find the end zone.
The Bulldogs ran the kick-
off back to their own 38-yard line
after poor coverage from special
teams. ECU got a big play on
second-and-six, whenTechquar-
terback Jason Martin threw an
interception to linebacker Reggie
Robinson, who ran the ball back
See FOOTBALL page 10
Spikers hang tough in win
ByBradOldham
Staff Writer
East Carolina volleyball got
a big win Friday night, coming
from behind to beat Virginia
Commonwealth 15-8,14-16,5-15,
15-13.
"You just don't get much
more exciting games than this
ECU head coach Martha
McCaskill said after the game.
"It really was an up and down
match. We came through when it
counted though. We missed way
too many serves tonight. We were
playing inconsistent, but we
found a way to re-group to get
the win
In game one, ECU started off
on fire, scorching nine straight
points before VCU got on the
board. The Rams got on a hot
streak themselves, though, and
brought the score to 9-6. The Pi-
rates held them off with good
front-court coverage and block-
ing at the net. The Rams would
score just two more points in the
game, as the Pirates went on to
win game one 15-8.
In game two, the Pirates
rolled with good play from Car-
rie Brne. It was a battle of side-
See VOLLEYBALL page 9
Finck in the pink at ECU
By Brian Cunningham
Staff Writer"
One's first impression of ECU
senior midfielder soccer player Jus-
tin Finck might easily resemble a
similar impression most have for
Washington Redskins legendary
standout ArtMonk. Both are focused
and down-to-earth off the field, but
on thefield,bothdisplay classy sports-
manship, intelligence for the game,
and above all, have enjoyed success
that comes along with dedication to
the sport
Finck has played remarkably
over the past two seasons for the
Bucs. In 1991, he led the Pirates in
scoringwithfivegoalsandoneassist
and last year was voted as the 1992
ECU Most Valuable Player.
"It'salwaysanhonorwhenyour
peers giveyouanaward Finck said.
"Coming from them made it feel like
a great achievement
Since theage of fourjustin Finck
has been playing soccer. As a senior
at Stonewall Jackson High School in
Manassas, Va Finck was team cap-
tain and still holds the record for
most assists at the school with 32. It
was also during his days at Stone-
wall where Finck played his most
memorable game.
"We were playing our cress-
town rivals, Osbourn Park High
School, in the District finals, and the
game lasted about three and a half
hours Finck said. "Both teams took
15 penalty shots apiece, and even
though they won, it really didn't
Yesterday, Justin
Finck performed
well in the
Pirates'last home
game, scoring this
first goal in their
rout of Elon
College, 7-1.
Photo by Mary
North Davis
ma Herat thatpoint since many of us
were friends from the travel teams
we had played on together and since
wewereabletoplaywiththatamount
of intensity for that long period of a
time
Following high school Finck at-
tended Radford University,buttrans-
ferred to ECU after hisfreshinanyear.
"Really, it was more of an aca-
demic change because for me soc-
cer had takenabackseatatthe time
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Pirates win final home game
ByBrian Cunningham
Staff Writer
ECU's men's soccer team fi-
nally broke out of its long scoring
drought in big fashion yesterday
by defea ting the Elon Fightin' Chris-
tians by a 7-1 margin. The victory
improved the Pirates to4-l 1 as they
wind down their season in prepa-
ration for the upcoming CAA
Championships.
"It feels good to win Head
Coach Scooty Carey said following
the game. "We've been working
very hard in practice and today we
finally played more like a team
rather than individuals
The game marked the final
home appearance of eight Pirate
seniors. Each made their presence
feltand five of the seven goals were
scored by seniors. Still, players like
freshman Chr isPadgett, who saw a
lot of action in the game, give the
Bucsapromisingfurureand some-
thing to buiid upon. Goalkeeper
Bryan DeWeese had another fine
performance in goal. The Waldorf,
Md native allowed only one goal,
on a penalty kick by Eton's Dave
Myers, that slid just under the top
crossbar.
ECU was sluggish in the first
five minutes of play. But, after the
See SOCCER page 9
Finck said. "But after talking with
Head Coach Scooty Carey, he let
me know that there was a role for
me on the team and challenged me
to play
Finck has now developed a
good relationship with Carey and
hastalkedtohimindetailaboutthe
possibilities of coaching Division I
soccer after graduation. "Thaf s
See FINCK page 9
Rhodes twins
turn in stellar
performance
By Kerry Nestor
Staff Writer
After having two weeks to
prepare for the North Carolina
Collegia teChampionship meet in
Cullowhee, N.C on the campus
of Western Carolina University,
the men's and women's cross
country teams headed in with
high expectations of improving
on last year's finishes.
Behind the running of Dava
and Tara Rhodes for the women
and Sean Connolly for the men,
both teams posted some of their
best individual and team perfor-
mances in Pirate history.
Leading the way with a top-
five finish was half of the twin
combination, Dava Rhodes, who
turned in a time of 18:00, a per-
sonal best. Earning second place
for ECU was Tara Rhodes who
finished an overall 15th place to
See X-COUNTRY page 9
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VOLLEYBALL
Continued from page 8
tiled a
imon-
.1 back into
leading by
ive
the Pirates the chance to take
game-point at 14-12. VCU still
did not quit. After coming hack
to tie the score at 14, the Rams
kept the pressure on, and came
through at the end to win the
game 16-14. The match was tied
at one game each.
In game three, the Pirates
were obviously down from los-
ing the prior game. It showed as
VCU jumped on the Pirates from
the start, taking an early 9-2 lead.
The Rams controlled the entire
tempo of the game. Losing 13-5,
ECU called a time-out to try to
putsomething together, but it was
toolate. The Rams won in a romp,
15-5. Virginia Commonwealth
now led two games to one.
The Pirates came back to life
in game four. It wasa hard fought
game by both teams. The Pirates
play was sparked by outside hit-
ter MelanieRichards, who helped
keep the team focused duringthe
game. With the score tied at 12,
ECU applied pressure. The Pi-
rates dominated the net and
jumped ahead of the Rams to take
game four 15-13.
The scene was set for a dra-
matic game five. Tied at two, both
teams were obviously playing on
adrenaline alone. VCU played
tough early, getting a 6-1 lead.
fhis caused the Pirates to play
G i ten- up the rest of the game. East
Carolina rallied back, scoringsix
straight points to take the lead, 7-
6. A time-out called by the Rams
gave Kith teams a chance to get
ready for the final stretch.
In an extremely action-
packed game, the Pirates got great
play again from Brne, who helped
ECU get a 12-10 lead. Chances to
put the game away were blown
three straight times by ECU, who
failed to execute on serves when
it counted. The Rams capitalized
on the errors, and brought the
score back to 12-11. ECU called a
time-out with their one-point
lead. With two very questionable
net calls by the officials, VCU
moved out in front to 13-12. The
Pirates didn't cave in though.
They roared back to tie the game
at 13.
ECU got the break they
needed, and with game-point on
the I ine, the Pi rates' Gwynn Baber
served what appeared to be the
game-winning point.
A call from the official said
otherwise, saying that an ECU
player was touching the net. At
14-13, Richards took control and
got a spike which gave the Pi-
rates a 15-13 win and the match.
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Washington, D.C. on Oct. 22 to
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keep the Pirate team up in the team
standings.
"The twins ran awesome to
day, especially Dava Assistant
Head Coach Charles Justice said.
"As a team, we really stepped it up
today. They ran the way they had
to in order to earn a top five finish
A top-five finish would have
definitely been in thecards if not for
a couple of key injuries which
slowed the Pirates. Stacy Green ran
with an injury that has plagued her
the entire year, but still ran well,
managing overall 31st place.
Perhaps the deciding factor in
SOCCER
Continued from page 8
the race was the performance of
Cathrine Norstrand. Consistently
a top performer and scorer for the
Pirates, Norstrand cramped up se-
verely and dropped several places.
Unfortunately, this uncontrollable
incident helped contribute to an
overall sixth-place finish in a field
of 18 teams that included the top
teams in the state.
For the men, finishing 12th
overall in a field of 19 was a big
accomplishment.
Sean Connolly had the best fin-
ish ever for an EastCarolina runner
in the meet.
Continued from page 8
FINCK
Continued from page 8
first goal by senior Justin Finck (on
a header past Elon goalie Drew
Hook), the Bucs went on top for
good. A pair of sophomores from
Sanderson High School in Raliegh,
Drew Racine and Dan Staton, ac-
counted for the next two goals, put-
ting the Bucs up3-0. Racinesmacked
a shot past Hook into the top left
corner while Staton's team-high
eighth goal came off a penalty kick.
Fightin' Christian forward Dave
Myers' penalty kick made the score
3-1 at the end of the first half. How-
ever, from then on, it was all ECU
thanks to the seniors.
Brian Harpole increased the
score to 4-1 of fan assist from fellow
senior Mike Beck. Chris Embler,
sophomore Matt Mills and Zach
Fine were the last to tally goals for
the Pirates making the score 7-1.
somethingl'd like topursueand work
my way up the ladder with Finck
said. "In talkingtoScooty, I'veleamed
notonlymoreaboutthegame,buthis
coaching philosophies as well
Carey would be thefirst toadmit
that Finck's strongest aspect is his
excellent tactical understanding of
the game, and Finck agrees.
"Understandingthegameincer-
tain situationsisdefinitely thebiggest
strength of my game says Finck.
"However, I sometimes think I get
caught up too much into the game
and tend to force things
Recently, Finck said, he has be-
comea team leader and thinks that in
certain situations, everyone needs to
be a leader.
He also said he believes he
knows the reason for the team's lack
ofscoringpunchthathaslastedpretty
much the entire season.
"We're creating our opportuni-
ties, but when we get to shoot, we're
not fully concentrating on finish-
ing explains Finck, who has tal-
lied one goal on 10 shots after 13
games.
Nonetheless, Finck still has
accomplished a great deal on the
field during his three seasons at
ECU, and he senses that with the
WoridCuparrivingintotheUnited
Statesnextyear,soco2rhasachance
to really catch on in the states.
"It may never become as
popular as in places such as Eu-
rope, but I definitely think the
World Cup will turn people on to
soccer Finck said.
Interestingry,Finckalso thinks
thatalarger,ixsrraller,neldwouki
make the game more exciting.
"Hey, I would expand the
width of the field maybe like 100
yards, so that way teams would
havemoreopenspacetoworkwith,
and the people would see more of
individual skills of soccer
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October 19, 1993
FOOTBALL
Continued from page 8
found
r in the
w n of
ookingfor
"On that play I
McPhail, but when i looked up, I
saw big Crump in the end zone
Mattison said. Mattison hurt his
thumb on the play after banging it
against a helmet. The thumb injury
gave Mattison problems through-
out the remainder of the game, but
he continued to play.
Agood stand on defense forced
a punt on Tech's following posses-
sion. An illegal block in the back
pushed ECU back to their 23-yard
line. After the Ti ra tes were forced to
punt, the Bulldogs' offense had
trouble against a tough Tirate de-
fense led by linebackers Mark
Libiano and Morris Foreman. A 33-
yard field goal by Tech kicker Chris
BoniolputtheBulldogswithin four.
Perez Mattison showed his
mobility on the Pirates next drive.
Mattison ran for 28 yards as the
Pirates had seven first downs in 13
plays. On first-and-goal from the
nine, Mattison lofted the ball to
McPhail in thecomerof theendzone
to give the Pirates a 21-10 lead.
ECU continued its abysmal
special teams performance for the
day on the kick-off, allowing Tech
to start from their 45-yard line.
Again it was the Pirate defense
making up for the special teams, as
Tech was forced to punt from the
ECU 40-yard line. On the Pirates
next drive, Mattison and company
got to the Tech nine where kicker
Chad Holcomb booted a field goal
to make the score 24-10. A Tech
field goal before the end of the first
half gave the Pirates a 24-13 lead
going into the lockeroom.
The Pirates offense continued
their history of having trouble scor-
ing points in the third quarter. Tech
scored the only points of the quar-
ter on a touchdown pass to wide
receiver Chad Mackey. Tech tried
for the two-point conversion but
failed on the plav, making the score
24-19.
The fourth quarter started on a
downnole for thePirates. On third-
and-three from their own 29,
Mattison was hit and fumbled the
ball, which was recovered by Tech
defensive end Demetrius Fowles.
"That fumble was the only big
disappointment for Perez on the
day � I take total blame on that
play, it was a bad call on my part
Logan said. The Pi rate defense held
Tech to a field goal after the fumble,
making the score 24-22.
The Bui ldogs' defense forced a
three and outbyECU,and on Tech's
next drive, Jason Cooper ran the
ball to the Pirate 19-yard line. A
Tech touchdown run by Billy Tho-
mas gave Tech the 28-24 lead. Again
the Bulldogs went for two, and again
they failed.
After the TD, the special teams
finally saw a bright spot. Mitchell
LETCHER
iallowa) caught the kick-off and
made a great run, returning the ball
to tlie ECU 44-yard line. Thefollovv-
ingplay proved tobe the play of the
game.
"1 told Perez to throw to Jerris,
whether he was covered or not
1 a )ga n s.i id. "1 know they had geared
to stop Smith and Crumpler, so I
used McPhail Mattison found
McPhail down the middle of the
field where he ran for the 56-yard
touchdown.
"1 know that no linebacker in
the country has the speed of
McPhail Mattison said. "I felt if 1
could just get him the ball, the play
would result in a touchdown
An interception by Morris Fore-
man secured the victory for the Pi-
rates 31-28.
The player of the game for the
Pirates was Perez Mattison. Hecom-
pleted 18 of 29 passes for 246 yards
and three touchdowns. Martison's
yardage numbers were a record for
freshmen at ECU. Only four other
QBs in ECU history have passed for
more yards in a single game. An-
other bright spot for the Pirateswas
theplay of linebacker Mark Libiano,
who returned after suffering a knee
injury.
"It felt good to be back. We
played asa team this week Libiano
said. "Theoffense played good and
that reallyhelpedusdeliver. Every-
one was really pleased after the
game. Weall know weshould have
more wins, but this season can't be
trashed because of a few losses
As with every game, certain
aspects of the team still need more
work. "Our special teams was aw-
ful. Italmostcostusa football game.
It's stupid to clip somebody in the
back. It's really ridiculous Logan
said.
Aknee injury to Morris Letcher
in the third quarter is once again
going to force Logan to put in
younger players in substitution.
Redshirt freshman Mitchell Gallo-
way came in and made some big
plays for the team.
"It's my job to step up and get
the job done when it's needed
Galloway said. "I just hope we can
continue playing well
The win is more than just a
notch in the victory column for the
Pirates. In a season that still has
teamssuchasSouthemMississippi,
Virginia Tech and Kentucky left on
the schedule, hopefully this win will
signify bigger and better things to
come in ECU football.
LT 10 3
ECU 14 10
6
0
9-
7-
28
31
First Quarter
LT: Jason Cooper,3-yard run (Chris
Boniol kick), 1259. Drive: 3 plays,
36yards59.LT7,ECU0
ECU: Junior Smith, 7-yard run
(Chad Holcomb kick), 1058. Drive:
6 plays, 80 yards, 2:01. LT 7, ECU 7
ECU: Carlester Crumpler, 11-yard
pass from Perez Mattison (Chad
Holcomb kick), 9:54. Drive: 1 play,
Continued from page 8
winning, butldidn'twanttojust run.
Eventually I just liked football more
than anything else. You know, as a
kid you'll fantasize about playing.
You will be out there in the yard
playing football, pretending like
you're Lynn Swann. Yeah, I d id that,
butl was never really pushed toplay,
even high school football. My mother
was like 'you can do what you want
Fortunately, God gave me the ability
to play and participate ir high school
and college. I still may be able to play
after college
Playing professional football af-
ter college is something that only the
elite players get to do. Letcher feels
thathehasagoodshotatmakingitin
the NFL but will not be overly disap-
pointed if he doesn't because he will
be getting his degree in December.
Letcher is still very confident in his
ability to take his game to the next
level.
"Idohavetheability,thereisno
question about that Letcher said.
"It's just the question of me having a
decentseason so rhatlcan compete in
the combine or go to a senior bowl. I
just have to wait and see. I'm not
puttingallmy chips in the NFL.There
are so many things that can happen.
I'mprepared togoif I get drafted, but
if not, I should be getting a degree in
December in criminal justice. That
will do me just fine. I know a lot of
athletes that go to college and play
11 yards, :05. ECU 14, LT7
LT: Boniol, 33-yard field goal, 3:51.
Drive: 6 plavs,32 yards, 2:26. ECU
14, LT 10
Second Quarter
ECU: Jerris Mcphail, 9-yard pas
from Mattison (Holcomb kick),
1426. Drive: 12 plays, 80yards, 4:25.
ECU 21, LT 10
ECU: Holcomb 26-yard field goal,
554. Drive: 14 plays, 74 vards, 5:39.
ECU 24, LT 10
LT: Boniol 28-yard field goal, 34.
Drive: 6 plays, 32 yards, 1:25. ECU
24, LT 13
Third Quarter
LT:Chad Mackey 10-yard pass from
Jason Martin, (pass failed), 6:22.
Drive: 10 plays, 57 yards, 4:14. ECU
24, LT 19
Fourth Quarter
LT: Boniol 28-yard field goal, 1152.
Drive: 4 plays, 4 yards, 1:19. ECU
24,LT22
LT: Billy Thomas 19-yard run, (pass
failed),8:41. Drive:5 plays, 62 yards,
1.58. LT 28, ECU 24
ECU: Mcphail 56-yard pass from
Mattison (Holcomb kick), 8:26.
Drive: 1 plav,56yards15.ECU31,
LT28
Passing 13
Penalty 0
Rushing Art 44
Gained 169
Lost 33
Net 136
AVG 3.1
Passing Art 29
Comp 18
Net 246
INTs 1
Total off plays 73
Total Net Yards 382
AVGPlav 523
Fumbles-lost
Penalties-yards
INTs-yards
Punts-yards
AVG
Punt-ret yards
KO-ret yards
TimeofPoss.
3rd down Con.
Sacks-yards
2-1
5-46
2-47
5-168
33.6
4-42
3-71
29:16
7 of 16
1-9
0
35
125
14
111
3.2
32
18
217
2
67
328
4.89
1-0
5-25
1-33
5-177
35.4
1-23
5-107
30:44
5 of 15
1-14
Kickoff: 2 p.m. end 5 p.m
Temperature: 70
Weather: Cloudy
Team Stats
First Downs
Rushing
ECU LT
21 15
8 6
four years and never get a degree, so
as long as I get my degree, it doesn't
even matter
For now, with Letcher's final
season with the Pirates just half-way
over, the concentration is still solely
onfootball.Itisontbiefield that Letcher
has garnered the reputation as a per-
son who is able to take a hit.
"I guess that it's because I'm so
little and I can take a lot of hits
Letcher said. "I'm able to bounce up
and just continue playing. All of my
life that I have been playing football,
I've been bruised up here and there
and just been able to play with the
pain. Fortunately, I've just been
blessed with that ability
Off the field, win or lose, one of
Letcher'sbiggestfansishisdaughter.
"She recognizes me on TV Letcher
said. "Shewatched theSyracusegame
on TV. She was screaming 'there's
daddy, there goes daddy When I
called home after theSyracusegame,
the baby's mother said that every
timeshe would watch a footballgame
now, she would say 'there goes
Morris, theregoes Morri s. T t's kind of
exciting, and I kind of miss being
around her
No matter what, when Letcher is
on the field, the team can count on
him to bring his prime-time ability
and confidence to the field as well.
Hopefully he will play in purple
and gold at least once more.
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