June 28,1995 �
Vol 69, No. 97 -
The East Carolinian
East Carolina University
Greenville, N C
Around the State
(AP) - With summer tempera-
tures up. the Nantahala River is
down and Whitewater rafters and
kayackers are being left high and
A fire that shut down the
Nantahala powerhouse Sunday
morning has put a temporary stop
to Whitewater rafting and kayaking
in Macon and Swain counties.
(AP) - Even though no one
accused him of firing the fatal shot,
Sidney Reddick was convicted of
murdering a sleeping woman as
part of an apparent attempt to
avenge his honor.
Jurors in Durham County Su-
perior Court on Monday also found
Reddick guilty of conspiracy in the
murder of 67-year-old Inez Williams
and of shooting into two occupied
Reddick could receive up to life
plus 30 years in prison when he is
Around the Country
(AP) - Cheered by an im-
proved weather forecast, seven as-
tronauts and cosmonauts boarded
space shuttle Atlantis in Cape
Canaveral, Fla. Tuesday for a mis-
sion to dock with the Russian space
It was NASA's third attempt in
five days to send Atlantis to the
orbiting station and bring back an
American astronaut and two Rus-
(AP) - A freight train slammed
into a car at a rural crossing in Al-
pine, Ala. killing four YMCA sum-
mer camp counselors.
The three women and one man
killed Monday had just left Camp
Cosby at Alpine to see a movie
Monday evening when they were
.struck at a crossing that has no
bells or warning lights, Birmingham
YMCA president Jim Raines said.
Around the World
(AP) - Egyptian investigators
went to Ethiopia today to help po-
lice search for the men who opened
fire on President Hosni Mubarak's
Mubarak held a rally in Cairo
toda to celebrate the failure of the
attack in Ethiopia on Monday,
which killed two Ethiopian police-
men and wounded one. Two attack-
ers were killed, and the other five
to seven - including one who was
wounded - escaped.
(AP) - A package bomb ex-
ploded at Madrid's main post office
today, wounding a postal worker in
an attack officials attributed to the
Basque separatist group ETA.
Later, a bomb squad exploded
a second parcel bomb found in the
office. News reports said the sec-
ond parcel was addressed to
Alberto Cortina, a prominent busi-
An Interior Ministry official,
Margarita Robles, said the parcels
appeared to be the work of ETA,
which has killed 749 people since
1968, when it began fighting for
an independent country in Spain's
northeastern Basque provinces.
Kidney center in the works
New facility will
Assistant News Editor
ECU's School of Medicine is re-
sponding to increasing cases of kid-
ney disease in eastern North Carolina.
With the assistance of a private health
care company, the school will build a
new kidney facil-
ity, where people
will be treated
about the disease
"We fee! it is
almost an epi-
demic in eastern
said Dr. Paul
Bolin, director of
neurology and as-
at the School of
Medicine. "It is a great need for treat-
ment and investigation into end-stage
renal disease in eastern North Caro-
Bolin said the need comes from
especially high percentage cases of
hypertension and diabetes in the area.
Patients will also be able to leam
about kidney disease and how to pre-
vent it at the center.
"The center is not just for the
treatment of patients, but also for
patient education Bolin said.
Bolin said kidney disease is most
prevalent in the African American
community, and African American
women have a higher rate of kidney
disease than any other group of indi-
"All forms are more common in
African Americans than in their Cau-
the medical cen-
ter has already
in the African
munity such sign-
ing up kidney
donors. Plans are
to continue and
expand these pro-
grams with the new center.
Costing approximately $1 mil-
lion, the 12,000-square-foot center
will be located on the medical cen-
ter campus. The center is a collabo-
rative effort between the School of
Medicine and the health care com-
We feel it is
� Dr. Paul Bolin
director of neurology
No, I've been stuck behind
'II persue that major.
ric Belby, senior
lYes. I went to Disney
Jennifer Hart, sophomore
o, I've been in school all
ummer. Nothing about
ehool is interesting.
Stacey Hill, junior
Yes, I'm working two part-
Itime jobs and going to
Photos by KEN CLARK
pany, National Medical Care, Inc.
Bolin said the center will com-
bine the medical school and the pri-
vate company efforts to give patients
dialysis treatments more effectively
and uniformly. Currently, NMC oper-
ates dialysis at the Greenville Dialy-
sis Center, while the ECU nephrology
department gives dialysis to about
150 patients at the hospital. Dialysis
is used on patients who have kidney
problems or malfunctions. The pro-
cedure removes waste products from
the blood system.
Another reason to build the fa-
cility is that both the hospital and
the Greenville Dialysis Center need
more space to expand.
The construction process for
the new facility is now in the works.
"My hope is it will be open be-
fore the summer of '96 Bolin said.
Life under ECU?
Photo by KEN CLARK
Found throughout campus, these underground tunnels
carry steam pips to different campus facilities. This
tunnel is found between 14th Street and Minges Coliseum.
SGA investigation ends
to SGA officer, no
This story is a follow-up to "SGA
break-in under investigation, "which
ran in last week's edition of TEC.
ECU Police closed the investiga-
tion of an alleged break-in of the Stu-
dent Government Association (SGA)
after finding no link to the use of
mailing labels by downtown nightclub
The Elbo Room.
Footprints found on the ceiling
of the SGA office were traced to SGA
Vice President Dale Emery.
"The Vice President was the one
that entered that office said ECU
Police Chief Teresa Crocker. "He just
didn't have keys to that office and that
was after the mailing had been
Emery said he borrowed SGA
President Ian Eastman's keys to
Mendenhall on Friday, June 9, the day
before orientation students received
an invitation and guest tickets to the
Elbo Room. Emery was preparing his
speech to the orientation students and
needed supplies from Eastman's of-
fice. He climbed over the ceiling and
through the tiled roof to gain access
to some of Eastman's supplies includ-
ing his tape recorder.
"It was just bad judgement
Emery returned the keys to
Eastman the following day.
Crocker said no criminal intent
was found and therefore the investi-
gation was concluded.
"Basically it's a misdemeanor that
didn't occur in our presence Crocker
said. No charges were pressed by SGA
or by Assistant Vice Chancellor for
University Unions Rudolph Alexander.
"Everything dealing with any-
thing criminal is over now Crocker
Crocker said no evidence was
found to support rumors that The
Elbo Room paid for the labels and
without evidence, there is no crime.
"The entry of the office had noth-
ing to do with the labels Crocker
Police began a criminal investi-
gation after orientation students re-
ported receiving a mailing from The
Elbo. Dean of Students Ronald Speier
said that labels used on the mailings
were similar to those ordered by SGA
for mailings. Speier failed to comment
on whether he'would continue his
Alumnus serves at O. J. trial
Shoe expert, FBI
A little piece of ECU has crept
into the OJ. Simpson trial.
ECU alumnus William Bodziak,
an FBI special agent, testified at the
OJ. Simpson trial in Los Angeles on
Bodziak earned a bachelor's de-
gree in biology from ECU in the sum-
, mer of 1968 and received his master's
degree in forensic science from George
Washington University in 1976.
"I've been a special agent since
1973 and I conduct forensic compari-
sons in the area of footwear and tire
impressions Bodziak said.
The Los Angeles Police Depart-
ment (LAPD) requested Bodziak's as-
sistance in the Simpson case because
of his expertise in the field of foot-
"In 1990, I published a book
called Footwear Impression Evi-
dence, so I'm fairly well known across
the country in this field Bodziak
He was contacted because the
LAPD could not locate the make and
size of a shoe found at one of the
"I looked at sample molds and
gathered information until I identified
the shoe as a size 12 Bruno Magli,
which is an expensive Italian shoe
The prosecution hoped to asso-
ciate the shoe with O.J. Simpson.
"We tried to link the shoe with
him and haven't been successful in
that attempt Bodziak said.
Bodziak now resides in Arnold,
Md. and works at FBI headquarters
in Washington, D.C. He has not had a
chance to return to campus since he
left in 1968.
"I've worked on some cases m
and around Greenville that never
made it to trial for one reason or an-
other Bodziak said. "I'm anxious to
get down there to see how the cam-
pus has changed but I just haven't had
Bodziak is from Washington D.C.
and transferred to ECU from James
Madison University after his freshman
year. He was a varsity cheerleader, a
member of the karate club and a
brother of Lambda Chi Alpha frater-
"The fraternity helped me a lot
socially because I was fairly shy and
quiet when I got to ECU Bodziak
Located at 10th Street
and College Hill, this
bridge has seen many
changes including the
recent construction of
Photo by KEN CLARK
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The East Carolinian
Student Publication Bldg. 2nd floor
Greenville, NC 27858
Student Pubs Building;across from Joyner
Wednesday, June 28, 1995
The East Carolinian
SGA spends summer planning
in works for fall
The Student Government Asso-
ciation (SGA) has been working on a
major project since summer began:
the establishment of the East Caro-
lina University Graduate Student Ad-
visory Council Funding Board, com
monly called GSAC.
GSAC will he made up of gradu-
ate students from each of the various
graduate programs. According to a
preliminary version of die GSAC con-
stitution, the council will make deci-
sions regarding the appropriation of
Hinds to eligible graduate student
groups at ECU. Once establ shed,
GSAC will give graduate students a
greater voice in their own affairs, SGA
President Ian Eastman said.
Eastman said the final version of
the GSAC constitution is now being
decided on. and may be established
within the next week.
Angie Nix. SGA treasurer, is v irk-
ing on a project to give a greater vi 'ice
to the student constituency.
"1 want to establish different E-
Emergency phone operational
Is it out of order or not?
A picture which ran in last
we k s edition of TEC showed the
emergency phone located between
Mendenhall Student Center and
Joyner Library as being outof-or-
der when it was not.
it was in operation as of
Wednesday last week said Mitch
Johnson, an electronic technician
for the department of telecommu
nications serv ces.
Construction work next to the
library caused the phone to go out-
They're (construction work-
ers) putting in a new sewer line and
it chewed the phonel line up in like
five places Johnson said. "These
blue lights go out of operation for
all sorts ot reasons
and we usually
drop what we're
doing to repair
He and a co-
worker fixed the
notified ECU po-
lice that it was op-
"1 told them
(ECU police) this phone is in op-
eration, you need to take the sign
off Johnson said.
Five days later, the sign re-
mained on the phone.
Police Dispatcher Kimherlv
Peed said someone was sent to take
the sign down last week.
'The day he called. 1 sent some-
one to take it down Peed said.
"When our officer went to take the
sign down, she didn't have the right
key to the box
Sgt. Al Fonville of ECU Police
"It was in
operation as of
� Mitch Johnson,
moved the out-
"i was the
one who went
p h o n e and
found it opera-
t i o n a 1 . "
it was just a matter of human er-
ror probably, the sign wasn't taken
down after they got through with
the repair work
Several police employees
thought the phone would he out of
operation longer than it was.
"I thought that line was cut
and it was down until they finish
the construction said ECU Police
Chief Teresa Crocker.
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The East Carolinian
The New College American Dictionary defines evalu-
ate as "to examine and judge; appraise The true defini-
tion of evaluation has lost its meaning in the summer
school vocabulary. As we continue our education at this
institution of higher learning, it is the university's duty
to treat summer school students just as they would in
any other term.
The upper echelon at ECU have already alienated
summer school students enough. First it was the pay-
roll change, in which someone forgot to notify the stu-
dents that they would be receiving their paychecks at a
later date. Then there's the food situation on campus.
Students living in the dorms have to "pack a lunch" to
survive the long hike to Todd Dining Hall. And now we
are not even given the opportunity to evaluate the pro-
fessors with whom we've spent five long weeks.
We are not attending summer school just to pass
the time away. We are here to help ourselves in different
ways, whether our intentions are graduating on time,
raising our grades or picking up a class we were unable
to get during another term.
The university obviously feels that the summer school
students are here out of academic obligation; and in
some cases that might be true, but our money is the
same color as that of the regular session students. The
powers that be at this university are treating summer
school students like second class citizens compared to
our fall and spring term counterparts.
A professor's ability to help their students learn is
tested greatly in summer school classes, since they have
to "cram" a whole semesters work into just five short
weeks, yet we are never given the chance to give feed-
back on their performance.
The quality of academic instruction at this univer-
sity can greatly be examined in a summer school class.
The tasks placed on the instructors are just as difficult
as our task of learning in these abbreviated terms. Their
job is to challenge us in the classroom and to evaluate
our performance, and we should be given the same op-
portunity of evaluation.
Remember the hospitality we received as orientation
students? Funny how quickly that fades.
percent that you
didn't see one
in your summer
College: is it worth the price?
Everyday as I walk to my car af-
ter class to go home I see a campus
full of parents ar i in-coming fresh-
men at orientation. Every year I am
amazed at how hard the ECU admin-
istrators try to impress parents and
freshmen around this time of year.
These newly high school gradu-
ates are wined, dined and pampeied
to the utmost Little do they know that
all of this will change in August when
the Fall semester begins. It will truly
be a rude awakening for them. At ori-
entation they are shown all the pros
of the university and never the cons.
Trust me, this will be a surprise for
them in August
First let me mention something
about the parking situation. The par-
ents and in-coming freshmen are
never told about the huge parking
problem here. They are only told the
prices of freshmen parking stickers
and that's it An ECU administrator
will not dare tell them that even if they
purchase a sticker there is no guar-
antee they will have a place to park.
Neither will they be told that admin-
istrators' cars will not be towed, only
After all the
money we have
put into this
have to pay so
we can graduate
the students' cars. If parents and in-
coming students were informed about
these things, I doubt they would be
willing to dash out nearly one hun-
dred bucks for a sticker.
Next is the rise in tuition and fees
every year. Just like clockwork, the
cost of an education at ECU increases
annually by a hundred dollars or more.
Now the cost to graduate has gone
up too. Yes, in case you did not know,
it costs to leave this place. After all
the money we have put into this uni-
versity we have to pay so we can
graduate. Not only that, but the cost
to stay in the dorms has gone up too.
It is cheaper to stay off campus.
Administrators try their hardest
to convince the parents that ECU is
the place to send their kids for a col-
lege education. This may be true, but
can the administrators justify the rais-
ing cost of tuition and fees? I do not
What about the million dollar
recreation center that is being built?
I personally feel that it is a waste of
money Why is it that a million dollar
recreation center can be built while
the physical therapy department is
located in a trailer at Allied Health?
Why not use a million (or less) and
expand the Allied Health and Science
I often wonder if the administra-
tors here are more concerned with
sports and publicity than they are
with the quality of education offered
here? After all, this is an institution
of higher learning, but it is not always
treated as such.
Letters to the Editor
To the Editor:
It boggles my mind that some-
one or something can be so corrupt
yet so nonchalant about their treat-
ment of a given situation. Now it
seems that I have encountered some-
thing which affects me directly as
well as bothers me to no end.
As you might have guessed, I
am speaking about the inane way
payroll has handled the students'
paychecks. Apparently, someone,
who obviously lives blindfolded in a
cave, decided that our checks just
weren't that important. I realize the
problems of switching over to a new
system are numerous, but I would
think that it would be up to the staff
to ensure as smooth a transition as
possible. But I guess no one thought
of that. Instead, we are left to deal
with a severe shortage of cash which
some of us live on.
Luck ly I was able to find alter-
native funds to pay for summer
school. I realize I am a student, but
I rely on that money to support my-
self and my wife. It appears that the
bureaucrats believe that since we are
just students that we can always get
money from mommy and daddy.
Well, that's just not so. We are part
of this campus, although I guess
some people don't see us a very
important part. After all, when I
checked with employees on salary
(who were switched to bi-monthly
paychecks) they said they encoun-
tered no problems with the transi-
tion. I suppose we are just lower on
the food chain and easier to over-
The East Carolinian
Stephanie Lassiter. Editor-in-Chief
Tambra Zion, News Editor
Wendy Rountree, Assistant News Editor
Mark Brett, Lifestyle Editor
Brandon Wadded Assistant Lifestyle Editor
Dave Pond, Sports Editor
Brian Paiz, Assistant Sports Editor
Stephanie Smith, Staff Illustrator
Celeste Wilson, Layout Manager
Jack Skinner, Photographer
Ken Clark, Photographer
Oarryl Marsh, Creative Director
Mike O'Shea, Circulation Manager
Thomas Brobst, Copy Editor
Miles Layton, Copy Editor
Paul D. Wright, Media Adviser
Janet Respess, Medh Accountant
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Hey people, get some manners
I have said before and I will say-
again, that I believe that (most) people
are essentially good. However, there
are a few of you good people out there
who are incredibly inconsiderate. I
have to believe that this inconsider-
ation occurs because you don't know
any better and not because you just
get off on annoying people, because
it's the only thing that keeps me from
knocking you over the head with a
frozen chicken when you get in front
of me in the Ten-Itemsor-Less Lane
at the grocery store with a full gro-
cery cart or ramming your car at the
turn light when you sit there until
there is only enough time for you to
turn before it turns red again!
If I sound bitter it is only because
I am. This weekend alone I have had
a door shut on me, I have been held-
up unnecessarily in traffic several
times. I've had salespeople be rude to
me for no reason other than I hap-
pened to catch them in a bad mood,
and I have been kept awake for two
nights by my neighbor's blaring ste-
reo. Now, don't think I'm paranoid,
because I don't believe all of this was
meant specifically for me. On the con-
trary, what drives me crazy is that it
was just pure thoughtlessness, just a
bunch of people who can't see past
themselves long enough to realize
Andi Powell Phillips
that it breeds
that someone trying to sleep at one
am probably doesn't want to hear
Motley Crue at 10 decibels! (Not that
I'd ever want to hear Motley Crue at
10 decibels or 5 or even 2) Or
take the woman at the mall who let
the door shut on me, I had my hands
full and I was trying to get a good
grip on my packages before I pushed
open the door I was standing in front
of. This woman comes up behind me
and, rather than choosing one of the
six other doors, goes for the one I'm
standing at. I think, "Great, she's go-
ing to get the door for me But no.
She breezes right by, gives the door a
hard shove and keeps right on going,
so of course the door swings back on
me before I can maneuver myself out
of the way. I know, it's ridiculous for
me to dwell on these petty little
things, but I can't help it. Every time
I think about it I just want to find
that woman and bang her head in that
door until I'm sure she'll never forget
to opendoor for anyone again.
The biggest problem with incon-
sideration is that it breeds more in-
consideration, and sometimes just
outright hostility. Say you've been
trying to make a right-hand turn into
traffic for fifteen minutes but no-one
will let you in, when you finally do
manage to make that turn are you
likely to let the next person in? You
would think so, you would think you'd
empathize and wave them ahead of
you, but often people tend to take
revenge on the next guy instead.
So, next time you're in the drive-
thru line at the bank, have your de-
posit slip already made out so you
don't keep everyone else waiting or
someone (like me) might just snap
and stuff your head into that snazzy
little air chute along with your
$12.53 deposit Okay, so you can call
me petty and vindictive, but I would
never let a door shut on you if you
had your hands full of packages at
So much for an long weekend
July 4th, our nations birthday,
and for most people a long weekend
of cookouts, fireworks and other out-
door fun. I, like the rest of the stu-
dents enduring the rigors of a fulltime
schedule through both summer ses-
sions, was looking forward to this long
weekend. I was planning on a nice
three or four days of school-free, un-
inhibited relaxation. NOT
For some insane reason East
Carolina University does not give its
students the Monday before the
Fourth off like most Americans have.
We the students of this university
cannot plan on a long weekend of re-
laxation to spend with our friends and
relatives celebrating our nations birth-
day. Instead, we have the usual week-
end amidst the hellacious courseioad
of summer school.
It is not bad enough that some
of us have to cram a full semester's
worth of work into 10 weeks. How-
ever, the school was gracious enough
to grant us one day off in the middle
of the week to unwind after the first
summer session. Oh - that is enough!
Now, while most of our friends and
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We cannot plan
on a long
spend with our
our families are taking it easy this
Fourth of July weekend, us students
will have to forfeit the festivities or
only take in the first half before we
are forced to return to school on Mon-
day. That is right - forced. We all are
familiar with the words, "you cannot
miss one day of summer school. If you
do it is like missing one weeks worth
of material during a regular semes-
And to turn the blade which is
already gouged in my gut, I have a
test on that Monday. I will be forced
to forfeit the entire weekend activi-
ties. Yes, I will be studying this holi-
Someone please explain to me
why it is so hard to give us that day
off and just tack it on the end of the
session. How hard is it to grant us a
four day weekend to unwind and
mingle with our friends and family?
How hard is it to give us a four day
weekend in the middle of a time con-
suming, study intense work load? How
hard is it to bless our tired brains with
four days of rest and recuperation
before we return for the last three
weeks of a difficult and often trying
time that is summer school? The
school calendar cannot be cast in
stone, and I. like the rest of the stu-
dents, would be eager and happy to
bend any rules which might be bro-
ken while granting us the Monday be-
fore the Fourth of July off. Somebody
in this schools administration has the
power to grant us this wish. Let's just
hope he or she is reading this, and
also would like to have that day off.
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The East Carolinian
"l Drop hi the Bucket" is just
what it claims to be: a very tiny
drop in the great screaming bucket
of American media opinion. Take
it as you will.
As I write this, an evil Smurf
whispers to me from atop my word
No, this isn't an experimental
column written under the influence
of hallucinogenic drugs. He's really
there. He's red all over, with tiny
horns and black bat-wings protrud-
ing from his shoulder blades.
My evil Satan Smurf is a toy, of
course, just a memento of a more
innocent period of my life. But he's
still important to me. He defines
something about who 1 am. When 1
was younger and had this strange
obsession with labeling things, he
had a little sign at his feet that said
"Muse I was told that it was eerily
I learned a lot from the objects
of my childhood. Take comic books,
for example. Behind the gaudy, ste-
roid-imbalanced fisticuffs of all the
super hero stories I read was an un-
derlying message about justice.
When I was a kid, 1 would be-
come furious when watching sitcom
episodes where the hero was accused
of something he didn't do. I espe-
cially hated the "Mr.
Snuffalupagous" situation on
Sesame Street. Sometimes I would
even shout at the screen. The whole
thing was offensive to my sense of
justice as shaped by a bunch of guys
Even today, corny as it may be,
I believe in truth, justice and the
American Way (that is, hard-headed
individuality). I realize that those
things are in short supply, and al-
ways have been, but still I persist
Now, maybe I'm making a rather
obvious point We're all shaped by
our childhoods in one way or an-
other. But my generation in particu-
lar seems to have been shaped by
the media more than its parents.
I mean, my parents never gave
me any lectures on justice and indi-
viduality, but Spider-Man certainly
did. Who knows what strange world
views people may have picked up
from Scooby Doo or Fat Albert or,
God forbid, He-Man?
And what about Star Wars? As
near as I can tell, these films are a
nearly universal experience for my
generation. We couldn't have asked
for a more clearly defined good vs.
Elsewhere on this page is a dis-
cussion of the new rise in popular-
ity of Star Wars material. Certainly,
most of this stuff is the first wave of
a media blitz hyping the release of
the new Wars film in 1998. I'm sure
that by the time that movie rolls
around, we'll all be sick to death of
hearing about it But I'm still glad
Recent years haven't brought
much in the way of good justice mov-
ies. Somewhere along the line, the
good guys started acting like the bad
guys. Action movie heroes tend to
kill pretty indisciminately these days.
Or was I the only one who noticed
that the violence in Die Hard 3 was
not only more frequent but also
much more callous than the violence
in Pulp Fiction?
But a new Star Wars film
should bring us some heroes who
are truly noble, heroes with a sense
of justice. I'm looking forward to
It's been said that my genera-
tion refuses to grow up. I think
maybe it's more that we can't let go
of our childhood. We were spoon-
fed certain attitudes and beliefs from
television and movies that stuck with
us because there was nothing to re-
place them. TV might make a good
baby sitter, but it sucks as a parent
plays the Attic
Assistant Lifestyle Editor
At the impressionable age of 15,
adolescents spend their days in school
and their nights dreaming about get-
ting their driver's license. The more
rebellious teens are anticipating their
first venture into bars and clubs.
Derek Trucks is the exception, in
several more ways than one. He can't
wait to get out of the bars and clubs.
He's the only person in the bars who's
not even old enough to drink. Trucks
has no bias against bars, but by the
time he's old enough to drink, he
hopes to be playing arenas and con-
As high as his goals are in music,
the fact remains that he is just 15
years old. Few 15 year olds get to play
to hundreds of people, and Trucks still
becomes nervous during perfor-
mances. "1 try not to think about it
much, I just concentrate on what I
have to do Trucks told TEC in a re-
cent phone interview.
Trucks is headlining the Attic
Friday night for his first trip to
Greenville. Throughout his many years
managing the Attic, Joe Tronto has
seen a lot of bands come and go, so
billing The Derek Trucks Band as a
headliner seems like an strange move.
It's more like a calculated risk. Joe
hasn't even seen this band play live;
yet he billed them for their first trip
to Greenville. "His Derek Trucks
reputation precedes him. This kid is
incredible and I'm looking forward to
the show Tronto told TEC.
On a whim.Trucks first picked up
a guitar at a garage sale at age nine.
A few days later, the child had learned
all that his father knew to teach. Af-
ter a few guitar lessons from a family
friend, Derek V2S on his way.
Trucks' style of playing is much
different than what the other kids at
school enjoy. He's a 15-year-old scorch-
ing slide guitarist who has a feel for
the blues far beyond his young age.
Perhaps this is due to his genetic
musical influences. The Allman Broth-
ers are Derek's primary musical influ-
ence because the band's drummer.
Butch Trucks, is Derek's uncle.
Since Derek has come of age in
his profession, he has been compared
to many guitarists. Some people say
he plucks like Clapton. But most fans
and musicians alike compare the blues
prodigy to late Allman Brothers gui-
tarist Duane Alhnan.
"Lately I've been trying to get
away from comparisons to him Duane
Allman stated Trucks.
See TRUCKS page 5
Photo Courtesy of Odom-Meaders Management
Fifteen-year-old blues guitar wonder child Derek Trucks will be the youngest (and possibly
most sober) person in the room when he and his band take the Attic stage Friday night.
Eastwood builds Bridges
of Madison Countywell
Writing film critiques is. by nature,
a personal endeavor. Despite the effort
put into making a review objective, the
writer cannot help but bring his own
private set of experiences to a film which
unknowingly alter his review.
I can say up front that an objective
appraisal of The Bridges of Madison
County will be impossible. I cannot sepa-
rate myself from the film because it
touched me deeply, leaving impressions
that will remain with me until my dying
The force is with Lucas
Illustration Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics
This comic book, an adaptation of the original Star Wars film,
is but one of the many pieces of Star Wars merchandise that
currently floods the market in preparation for the new film.
An obvious reason could be the fact
that Lucas is planning to begin filming
a new trilogy very soon and wants to
ignite renewed interest in his baby. ECU
graduate student and life-long StarWars
fan Jay Myers concurs. "He's a market-
ing genius Myers stresses. "Lucas has
a finger in every pie
If Lucas is masterminding the
StarWars marketing, then he seems to
have two major motifs up his magician's
sleeve: to recapture his original audience
(the first SW generation) and to catch
the eyes of a new generation of fans,
namely the first generation's children.
Eddie Sutton, manager of
Greenville comic book shop Heroes Are
Here Too, points out that the first gen-
eration of fans are now grown up and
making money, placing them in a con.
A long time ago in a theater far,
far away I watched StarWars for the first
time and was given my first taste of an
American classic. George Lucas' vision-
ary film broke box-office records, rede-
fined the movie industry and impacted
on an entire generation of children. It
has now been 18 years since the origi-
nal release of StarWars and 12 years
since Return of the Jedi. the third and
final film in the series, made its theatri-
cal debut but the last few years have
witnessed a rebirth of Lucas' phenom-
ena. Like a dream come true, StarWars
merchandise has returned with a ven-
geance. Why? i
sumer position where they can demand
StarWars merchandise. Apparently the
comics world has seen a large demand
since Dark Horse Comics released its
mini-series Dark Empire.
Along with such comics titles as
Classic Star Wars, Droids, and Tales of
the Jedi, fans can purchase widescreen
trading cards of the first SH-Tilm. Com-
ing next month are widescreen trading
cards of Empire Strikes Back. These
products, according to Sutton, sell very
well for consumers 16 years old and up,
which may seem strange "because 16-
year-olds were young even when Jedi
What may seem stranger is how
the SWNsarketing campaign is aimed
even at a much younger audience, an
audience that wasn't even born when
the last film was released. If you walk
into a book store, you won't just find
SW titles aimed at an adult audience;
you will also find such goodies as read-
along story books complete with audio
cassette and a new series written strictly
for children entitled Young Jedi
Knights. The result young kids running
into stores with their parents scream-
ing in excitement about the latest
But what is a StarWars marketing
blitz without the toys? A quick browse
through most any toy store will reveal
treasures like SHmodels, bendy action
figures, kites and the very popular Mi-
cro-Machines action playsets (which
appeal even to the older first genera-
tion of fans). While it has been mostly
hush-hush on what else is planned for
SWtoys. word has leaked out that ac-
tion figures from the first trilogy will
be redone and reissued.
As a matter of fact hush-hush has
been the general consensus surround-
ing the next trilogy altogether. Fans
gossip about what they've read in the
latest sci-fi magazine, but no one really
knows for sure, not even Darth Vader
David Prowse, the burly actor who
played Vader on-screen (over the voice
of James Earl Jones), spoke to TEC while
signing autographs in a small video store
in Wilson. Prowse said that he heard
Mark Hammill (you know, Luke
Skywalker) might play Anakin
Skywalker (you know, Luke's father) in
the next trilogy. But even the dark lord
himself had to admit that this was just
So, what is it about StarWars? Why
all the fuss over a movie that's as old as
ECU's incoming freshmen? Maybe this
See WARS page 5
day. If you look for a number rating at
the bottom of this review, you will be
disappointed. Though I could find fault
with the picture, I prefer not to. Giving a
number rating would cheapen the film
for me, thus 1 decided not to give it a
At the risk of
sounding like a bas-
ket case, let me say
that I cried during
and after The
Bridges of Madison
County. The intense
Robert Kincaid (Clint
(Meryl Streep) af-
fected me in ways I may never under-
The film takes place in Iowa where
Robert has come to shoot a photo spread
for National Geogmphic on covered
bridges. Upon arriving in the county he
gets lost and asks for directions from
Francesca Johnson, a farm wife whose
family had left for the Illinois state fair.
And so begins one of the greatest
romances ever to grace the silver screen.
Adapted from the book by Robert James
Waller (a book I found shamefully ma-
nipulative and poorly written), this film
marks yet another stellar achievement
in the career of Clint Eastwood.
I really thought Eastwood hit his
zenith with the 1993 Oscar winner
Unforgiven and that he would not real-
ize such greatness again. Yet in his next
directorial effort he has created a film
so different from Unforgiven that one
would hardly be-
lieve they have
the same director.
This film cap-
tures not only ro-
mance but the
ideas of lost
dreams and the
daily details that
whittle away a
The Bridges of
captures not only
the romance but
the ideas of lost
screenwriter Richard LaGravenese to
rum a lackluster book into a work of art
LaGravenese opted to do away with most
of Kincaid's philosophizing but Eastwood
fought to put a small amount back in
like when Robert tells Francesca that
"the old dreams were good dreams; they
didn't work out but I'm glad I had them
The script (unlike the book) makes Rob-
ert a three-dimensional character.
Eastwood's acting perfectly comple-
ments the changes to the script He gives
a restrained performance that captures
the soul of a lonely man. Near the end
See MADISON page 5
Stairways to Heaven
The Stairways to Heaven CD is
nothing if not bizarre. Just about every-
one below the age of 50 knows who Led
Zeppelin is, and the majority of them
know the classic tune "Stairway to
Heaven Deemed by many to be the es-
sential classic rock song, this anthem of
rock 'n roll has been played enough times
to make even the most hearty Zeppelin
fan change the station. I, personally,
wouldn't miss the song if it was banned
for the next hundred years.
The project to collect different ver-
sions of this classic song was begun by
Chris Harriott in 1989. Harriott claims
it was an attempt to capture "every facet
of the greatest song ever written. We were
trying to look at the same song 20 dif-
ferent ways at once. It was, if you will,
musical Cubism True as that may be, it
is nearly impossible to listen to this disc
more than once. My biggest fear is that
this was not meant to be taken as a nov-
A surprising number of artists of
incredible variation responded to the call
for songs on Stairways. Let's just list a
few: Yoko Ono, Vanilla Ice, Andrew
Ridgley (of Wham!), The Pogues, Prince,
Weird Al Yanlovic, Peter Gabriel, and
Cher. Then there is the list of unknowns.
First we have the high-art approach.
There is a jazzlounge version that
sounds a lot like the Manhattan Trans-
fer, or a very bad version of them. Then
there is the operatic version, which is
not all that bad, but still a bit silly. And
last on the high-art tip is a dramatic read-
ing of the song without any music; it
makes a good poem with its steady
rhythm and rhyme.
The song is also done in the styles
of many Zeppelin's contemporaries in
classic rock. There are two different
Beatles versions; one in the later Sgt
Pepper style and one in the earlier, clean-
cut style of "Love Me Do
Then there is the Doors version. It's
done in the most over-dramatic Morrison
style possible. It's an epic cover in the
tradition of "The End
The two pop-techno-dance covers
are not worth mentioning, and the reggae
version is exactly what you would expect
There is also a numbing Elvis version.
Probably the best cover on the disc
is a version in the style of the B-52's
"Rock Lobster which is extremely funny.
The only thing that this album
proves is that no matter how many ways
you look at it the song remains the same.
What 1 mean is it may make you want to
run over the hills and far away, but it
just makes me wonder why someone
would spend any amount of time in com-
piling a collection like this.
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Any guitarist would be honored
to be compared to Duane Allman. but
being on the verge of recording his
debut record. Trucks strives for origi-
nality. "I want to people to enjoy my
music without constantly comparing
me to someone else he continued.
In his six years as a performer.
Trucks has managed to compile a
resume surmounted by few musicians.
Aside from doing their own headlin-
ing, The Derek Trucks Band has also
opened dates for recent Rock n' Roll
Hall of Fame inductee Gregg Allman.
Last summer Derek got on stage and
jammed a couple tunes with the leg-
endary Bob Dylan. Not bad for a kid
that's not even old enough to drive.
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want to need Francesca, he says it with
no apology in his wic He is trying nei-
ther to impress nor anger but simply
being honest Hidden beneath that hon-
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ert does nr-t completely understand him-
self and thus the truth (as he knows it)
may only be a facade.
Matching Eastwood in scene after
captivating scene is Streep's Francesca.
This is one of Streep's finest perfor-
mances. She gives Francesca depth and
complexity that carry the film from be-
ginning to end. Even in the scenes not
involving Francesca, her presence can be
felt Most of that credit belongs to Streep.
But the acting alone does not be-
gin to account for the power of the film.
Eastwood and IaGravenese shrewdly use
a framing device to tell the story The
Bridges of Madison County begins with
Francesca s children, Michael and
Carolyn, discussing her willYVhile read-
ing her journal, they slowly realize that
their mother kept a secret throughout
her life. Her childen learn about the af-
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1 loved that both Michael and
Carolyn received different messages from
their mother's story. The film sanctions
varied opinions about Francesca s affair.
Each viewer will have his or her own
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tion of the tale. The question I have asked
repeatedly is, did Francesca make the
right choice? I have yet to come to a com-
pletely satisfactory answer. Perhaps there
isn't one. The complexity of the film
helps make it a masterpiece.
Different viewers will also find
different scenes memorable. I will share
a few of mine.
Robert and Francesca sit in a blues
bar and Francesca questions Robert
about his past He hesitates then tells
her that he does not know if he can com-
press a lifetime into four days. The brev-
ity of life is echoed in Robert's statement
Another powerful scene is when
Francesca sees Robert standing in the
rain staring straight at her. The image
will haunt the viewer as much as it prob-
ably did Francesca.
Wheneer I think about heartbreak
and pain, I will recall my vicarious expe-
rience with Robert Kincaid and
Francesca Johnson, and I will cry. But
the tears will be cleansing and the after-
math wili be a renewed energy for life.
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sci-fi saga reaches out to so many people
and spans the decades because, as ECU
graduate student and devoted sci-fi fan
Phil Weiss notes, "It's an old story
something we're familiar with but pre-
sented in a refreshing way It's a time-
less story that is just as relevant and
fascinating today as it was in 1977
Whatever the reason, Lucas is play-
ing on his creation's wild appeal. In
1997, he will re-release the original
StarlVars (with added special effects)
in theaters, and then he plans to dedi-
cate three-straight years towards the
next trilogy, having the last film come
out in the year 2000. If all goes well for.
our master Jedi, he will capture the
hearts of an entirely new generation and
rekindle the nostalgic passion of an
older one. May the Force be with him.
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Jordan speaks out
His "Airness" brings
a friend to Greenville
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Everyone knew that Michael
Jordan was coming back to
Greenville to participate in his ce-
lebrity golf tournament, but who
knew he would bring his good buddy
Charles along with him?
That's just what happened on
Sunday at Brook Valley Country
Club, as Phoenix Suns superstar
Charles Barkley made a special ap-
pearance at the 11th Annual Michael
Jordan Celebrity Golf Classic.
"I found out Friday night that
Charles was coming, and it was the
hardest secret I have ever had to
keep said Tournament Director
This year's tournament was a
great success, and was very compa-
rable to the last time Jordan ap-
peared in Greenville back in 1993.
Jordan missed the 1994 tournament
due to the fact that he was playing
minor league baseball tor the Bir-
mingham Barons. Jordan said he was
glad to be ba"k in the Emerald City.
"I have been doing this tourna-
ment for over 11 years now, and I
have seen the benefits of the tour-
nament he said. "People have been
very supportive. It has been a lot of
fun and it's an easy decision for me
to be apart of it
The weekend was a full of many
events which included a concert by
country music star Neil McCoy, and
an auction on Saturday night that
raised over $44,000. All the pro-
ceeds went to the Ronald McDonald
The auction included a Michael
Jordan autographed baseball, a 45
Chicago Bulls Jersey autographed by
Jordan, and two Bulls tickets, a din-
ner with Jordan and a flight courtesy
of USAir to Chicago.
In golf action on Sunday, former
Cleveland Cavalier Austin Carr team
took home the title with a 13 under
par score of 59, after a four way putt-
off that included former New Orleans
Saints wide receiver Eric Martin's
team, a team sponsored by Phil
Carey, who plays Asa Buchanan on
the hit soap opera "One Life to Live
and a team co-sponsored by former
New Jersey Net and Atlanta Hawk
Dudley Bradley and Josh Savino who
played Paul Pfeiffer on Wonder Years.
Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley's
team scored a 15 under-par 57, but
was unable to compete for the title
since it had seven members.
When Michael Jordan returned to
Greenville last Sunday for the 11th
Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Golf
Classic, crowds of people were anx-
ious to see him. Despite a surprise
appearance by Charles Barkley, every-
one was still crazed to see Jordan.
It was not only a thrill to see him,
but it was a great experience to have
him sit down and talk. So when "MJ"
sat down to speak, everyone had both
ears open to what he had to say. Jor-
dan, possibly the best player in the
history of basketball, answered ques-
tions ranging from the possibility of
an NBA strike to his feelings of work-
ing with Bugs Bunny in an upcoming
"I don't think there is going to
be a strike Jordan said. "As you can
see the league is willing to make a
deal. The players just do not feel that
the deal they were making is appro-
priate and the players want to have a
little more say and understanding
about what's been put on the table
Jordan also spoke on the business
of retirement. "Those decisions just
come to you. You can't predetermine
those things. You just go with the way
you feel. So I'm not going to put a
time limit on when I decide to retire.
I like to win, and if my desire to play
the game is still strong, I'm going to
Jordan recently announced that
he will be starring in a movie with
the popular animated character Bugs
Bunny, who he has done commercials
Photo by BRIAN PAIZ
Michael Jordan's press conference last Sunday at Brook
Valley Country Club attracted many adoring fans.
with in the past few years.
"I know Bugs, and I don't think
that he is going to be as tough as the
curve ball so I think we'll hit it off
pretty good Jordan said. "The best
thing about the picture is that I am
acting as myself, the tough thing is
doing the animation
Finally Michael Jordan spoke
about the reason everyone was there,
he talked about the tournament and
"I've been doing this for 11 years
now and I've seen some most of the
benefits and the people have been
very supportive of this tournament.
It's been a lot of fun and that's a
miracle in itself. It's easy to be a part
of it when I see those things. Hope-
fully it will continue to grow and get
bigger because the kids are certainly
going to benefit from it
Super Bowl Champ
Photo by BRIAN PAIZ
Former ECU Pirate and current Dallas Cowboy Robert
Jones takes time out to sign an autograph on Sunday.
Pirates gear up
Expansion teams for 95 campaign
With the expansion Raptors'
and Grizzlies' drafting their first
players over the weekend, some big-
named players failed to move. Do-
minique Wilkins, Rex Chapman and
Reggie Williams, all left unprotected
by their respective front-offices,
were left unselected in favor of team-
mates Acie Earl, Larry Stewart and
Toronto, drafting through head
Raptor Isiah Thomas, snatched Chi-
cago point guard B.J. Armstrong
with their first pick. The Spurs'
Willie Anderson (the brother of
former ECU quarterback Michael
Anderson), B.J Tyler, John Salley
Intramurals crown champions
The first session of Intramural
Sports Activities concluded last . Fuego's
In Softball, several suprising
upsets garnered the big news for
the week as two undefeated teams
toppled in the finals. In the Co-Rec
division the "En Fuegos" finished
the season by knocking off "Mel's
Team" 13-5 in the finals as Lori
Smith's three scores led a solid and
balanced offensive attack. The "En
title game win came on
week with championship contests
in Basketball and Softball and sev-
eral pre-tournament favorites were
upset in their bid to capture titles.
However, one team that lived up to
Gold Basketball Champion "O.D.B
as their explosive fast break attack
proved too much for "Full Tilt
In Men's Purple, "A Dynasty in
the Waiting" culminated a strong
finish by defeating the "Fab Fife"
61-45 in the finals. A deep solid
bench and domination of the
backboards proved the key factors
in a sweltering gym. Matt Cowley
and Andrew Stroupe had strong
games for "Dynasty" while Jamie
Royster and John Moseley lead the
the heels of a semi-final upset win
over the defending champion Eco-
nomics Society Mel's Team" gen-
erated little offensive output, but
did get homers from Steve Flippin
The Men's Gold Final also
ended in a mild upset as "U Lose"
lost their first game of the season
in falling to "Slow and Sloppy" 19-
16 in an offensive showcase. The
"Sloppies" win avenged their only
loss, which occurred to "U Lose"
in the first game of the season. The
"Sloppies" once again showed their
tremendous offensive balance as all
11 players in their line-up scored
at least one time with Chris
McKinney and Steve Marshburn
blasting home runs as well. Mark
Johnson and Kemp Ewing scored
three times each for "U Lose" with
Ewing hitting a home run.
In Men's Purple, "Summer's
Eve" completed an undefeated sea-
son with an 18-14 win over the
"Unknown's" in the title game. Rob
Reiner and Kent Linkner paced the
offense from the top of the line-up,
each scoring three times for
"Summer's" while Mac Clayton pro-
vided the offensive spark for the
The second session calendar
opens with registration for Softball,
day, June 28 from 10 a.m3 p.m. in
Christenbury Gym, Room 204. The
four person Volleyball registration
meeting will be held on Wednesday,
July 5 at 4 p.m. in Biology 103.
Any interested team captains
should attend this meeting in
preparation for registering a team.
Individual players seeking a team
are also welcomed for placement on
a team. For further information,
contact David Gaskins or Melissa
Dawson at 328-6387.
and Oliver Miller join Armstrong
among the Raptors' mcst notable
Don't hold your breath to see
Armstrong take the court for the
Raptors, as numerous teams have
called about acquiring the guard,
who earned three championship
rings with the Bulls. However, his
experience could help the expansion
squad gel as a team, so B.J. could
stick if Thomas doesn't get what he
wants in trade return.
The Grizzlies landed Greg An-
thony, Kenny Gattison, Byron Scott,
UNC's Derrick Phelps and former Pi-
rates star Blue Edwards among their
Edwards, playing for his third
team in roughly four months, was
the Colonial Athletic Association's
1989 Player of the Year, as well as
an All-CAA Tournament and All-CAA
First Team member in the same sea-
After getting swept by Hakeem
Olajuwon and the Rockets,
Shaquille O'Neal has come out guns
a' blazin. taking shots at the Finals
MVP in newspapers nationwide. The
two-sentence letter to Hakeem, in a
full-page nationally-distributed ad-
vertisement, simply says:
"Hakeem � The series may be a
done deal, but it ain't over between
you and me. Sure, you're pretty
good with your team behind you, but
See EX PAN page 7
Assistant Sports Editor
As the football season gets closer
and closer for Head Coach Steve
Logan and his Pirates, accolades
about ECU are already starting to be
The Sporting Xews has recog-
nized junior quarterback Marcus
Crandell, and senior linebacker Mark
Libiano in their pre-season polls.
Crandell is rated the 12th best quar-
terback in the nation, behind Notre
Dame's Ron Powlus, and Duke's
Spence Fisher. Florida State's Danny
Kannell is their pick as the top quar-
terback in the nation.
The 6-foot, 198 pound Crandell
ranked eighth in the NCAA in total
offense last season at 253 yards per
game. Crandell ended the season
with 2,687 yards and 21 touchdowns
and needs 2,193 yards to break
former Pirate and current Bengals
QB Jeff Blake's school record.
Libiano, who has led ECU in
tackles the past two seasons, has
been rated che 12th best inside line-
backer by The Sporting News. The
6-foot-3-inch, 235 pound Easton. Pa.
native had 135 tackles last season for
the Pirates. Ray Lewis of the Univer-
sity of Miami was listed as the top
inside linebacker in the nation.
In other football news, the Sep-
tember 23rd game between ECU and
Illinois appears to be on ESPN's
schedule of games this season. The
kickoff is set for a 12:30 p.m. East-
Tom Howley, ECU's assistant di-
rector of strength and conditioning
has left Greenville to become the
head strength and conditioning
coach at Cornell University in Ithaca,
Tickets for ECU's game against
Tennessee will be available on a first
come first serve basis starting next
week. Assistant Athletic Director for
Ticket Sales and Promotions said
that ticket sales for football games
this year are doing very well.
"We are ahead (in sales) of any-
where we have been before Work-
Workman said that the West Vir-
ginia, and homecoming game with
Temple seems to be the most popu-
lar home games.
"We are also very excited about
are ticket sales for the Army game in
New York he said. "We have a lot
of alumni in New York and they are
happy about the chance to see ECU.
New home for Bengals?
NFL player Chester
McGIog'uu.i takes it easy
in the go "art Sunday at
the Mic ;l Jordan
Celebrity olf L assic.
Photo by BRIAN PAIZ
CINCINNATI (AP) - Bengals
president Mike Brown says he will
take steps that could lead to a move
from the city if officials fail to reach
agreement by Thursday on a new
If Cincinnati and Hamilton
County cannot agree by then,
Brown said he will
exclusively with a
group trying to at-
tract an NFL team
"It is not for
me to mediate the
the city and
said. "But time is
pressing on us. We don't have the
luxury of getting into some kind of
intramural scrimmage that could
stop us from getting a deal
City Manager John Shirey and
Hamilton County Administrator
David Krings met during the week-
end to discuss ways the city and
tounty can settle their differences.
Last Thursday, the county pro-
posed a sales tax increase coupled
with a property tax rollback to fi-
nance a $540 million project to
build stadiums for the Bengals and
baseball's Reds by 2000. The deal
requires the city to send much of
the new stadiums' revenue back to
n a n c e d
dium � which
June 20 - re-
vised the pro-
posal to in-
clude a retractable roof. Stephen
Korb. spokesman for City Plaza
CBD Development Inc also said
his group would offer the Bengals
a 20-year lease that would allow the
team to receive all football revenues
and pay no rent.
Citv Councilman Tyrone Yates
"It is not for me to
mediate the dipute
between the city
� Mike Brown
said Brown and the county should
not try to dictate the terms of a
"The county's proposal and
Brown's ultimatum is a shotgun
marriage this council will not agree
to. I don't believe we will flinch, nor
budge, nor blink Yates said.
Councilman Todd Portune said
he thought Brown's deadline could
be met, although some details of
the plan need to be resolved.
'Hamilton County can solve all
of this by raising the sales tax and
asking nothing from the city, espe-
cially for money that goes into our
general fund to pay basic services
John A. Moag. chairman of the
Maryland Stadium Authority, said
Saturday he did not think the
Bengals would decide to move to
Baltimore, despite Brown's ultima-
"I am absolutely convinced
that he (Brown) is committed to his
hometown and very badly wants to
stay there Moag said by phone
from his Baltimore home.
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Wednesday, June 28, 1995
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No one knows who paid for the
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and the Rockets said they knew noth-
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vs. Fredrick 7pm each night
Don't Forget that Thursday is WSFL
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Dennis Rodman is in the news
again. A former Atlanta Hawks'
cheerleader said the colorful Spurs'
star gave her herpes while he still
played for the Detroit Pistons. In
court, Lisa Judd gave testimony that
she and Rodman saw each other
while he was married, culminating
with the herpes encounter in Janu-
ary of 1993. The prosecution said
that Rodman gav the disease to two
other women about two weeks ear-
Rodman's lawyer told the jury
that there is no evidence that he has
ever had a transmittable form of the
disease. It shouldn't matter. If some-
one screws around - unprotected,
of course, with a married partner of
Rodman's reputation, they shouldn't
get a little crabby (pardon the pun)
if it comes back to haunt them.
Rodman's lawyer, Taylor Daly,
told the court that Judd. who became
pregnant three times between the
ages of 17 and 20, "should have un-
derstood the risks of unprotected
Speaking of the Pistons, the
Motor City front office has traded
their No. 8 pick to the Portland Trail-
blazers for the Blazers' two first-
round picks (18 and 19), as well
as the Blazers' only second-round
choice at 58. Portland is in bad need
of getting a good, young player on
an otherwise-elderly roster, while
new Detroit coach Doug Collins will
further his team's development by
landing additional high-draft selec-
tions to play with Grant Hill. Let's
just hope the Blazers, who are try-
ing to move up further to land high
school star Kevin Garnett, don't;
bomb with their first lottery pick
since they took Sam Bowie instead
of a young shooter named Jordan
919 Dickinson Ave.
Greenville, NC 27834
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The East Carolinian
BY STEPHANIE SMITH
DO YOU NEED MONEY?
We Will Pay You
FOR YOUR USED,
We Also Buy NAUTICA
silver RUFF HEWN
Also Broken ALEXANDER JULIAN
Gold Pieces GUESS
We Also Buy:
Student Swa Shop
(THE ESTATE SHOP) DOWNTOWN WALKING MALL
414 EVANS ST.
SUMMER HRS: THURS-FR1 10-12,1:30-5 & SAT FROM 10-1
COME INTO THE CITY PARKING LOT IN FRONT OF WACHOVIA
DOWNTOWN,DRJVE TO BACK DOOR & RING BUZZER
STOP! MOST INEXPENSIVE "NEW-
DUPLEX IN GREENVILLE! $51,900 in
eludes all applicances, washer & dryer! 2
bedrooms, 2 full baths, open white
kitchenliving room wcathedral ceiling.
2005 B Summerhaven. 321-6061 or (919)
851-1153. Rent till closing. Immediate
GATEWAY 2000 486DX33. 8MB RAM.
220MB Hard Drive. SVGA color, Works
for Windows, ACD, and other software.
$975. Call 355-1076.
1987 SAAB 2-DOOR. Red with tan inte-
rior, automatic, air conditioning, AMFM
cassette, sun roof, runs great LOADED.
Asking $4,000. 328-6974(Day). 321-
MOVING SALE: Sony CDP-C335 5-Disc
CD player wRemote $170.00: Custom-
made 9'3" tri-fin surfboard w leash
$385.00: Bazooka 10" subw oofer $100.00:
Fish tank 10 gal wpowered filter and
access. $30.00: 26" Murray Shadow AT-
Bike $90,00: Captains chair-swivelbase
blue color $60.00: Call Jerome 757-2634
NEED A COUCH OR TWO for your col-
lege days. Come by and take one. Used,
Comfortable seats, great for your college
house or apt FREE. Call 830-9536 Ask
GUITAR, 9 TO CHOOSE FROM, will
trade accoustic for slectric or vice versa.
Call (919) 637-6550.
EC U T r a n s i t Bus Drivers
ECU TRANSIT is looking for mature, dependable, and outgoing
individuals to provide quality service for the transit system.
Must be a registered ECU Student or incoming student with at
least two or more semesters remaining to work.
Punctuality is a must!
Must complete all training this summer to start full work
schedule for Fall semester. Must like driving and have good
(DWI's and frequently ticketed drivers need not apply!)
North Carolina class "B"CDL license with passenger
endorsement and no air brake restriction will be required;
however, we will help you get your proper license.
Previous experience is a plus.
Must be in good standing with the University.
For more information and applications, stop by the ECU
Transit office in Mendenhall (RM258), or call 328-4724.
Monday - Thursday 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
DISABLED MALE GRAD STUDENT
NEEDS MORNING HELP CALL 758-
Si750 WEEKLY possible mailing our
circulars. No experience required. Begin
now. For info call 301-306-1207.
MATURE STUDENT NEEDED FOR
BABYSITTING weekend days. Hospital
hours. Pays well. Please call Dee 1919) 830-
4097 home (919) 758-1113 work.
BORED? If you have some free time this
summer. Brody's is accepting applications
for shipping, receiving associates. Excel-
lent hours Include Monday-Friday only!
Must be available by 12:00pm.
Applicatiions also accepted for PT sales.
Flexible scheduling options. Apply Mon-
day and Thursday l-3pm, Brodv's. The
TELEMARKETING - Davenport Exteri-
ors Thermal Guard - $5.00 per hour plus
bonus. Easy work. Flexible hours start
today. Call 355-0210.
ATTENTION LADIES Earn up to a
$1,000 plus a week escorting in the
Greenville area. Must be 18 yrs old; have
own phone and transportation. We are an
established agency, check out your yellow
pages. Call Diamonds at 7.3-0896
CRUISE SHIPS NOW HIRING Earn up
to $2.000month working on Cruise
Ships or Land-Tour companies. World
Travel (Hawaii. Mexico, the Caribbean,
etcSeasonal and Full-time empi, yment
available. No experience nesessary. For
more information call 1-206-634-0468 ext
NATIONAL PARKS HIRING Seansonal
& Full-time employment available at Na-
tional Parks. Forests & Wildlife Preservies.
Benefitsbonuses! Call: 1-206-545-4804
HELP NEEDED IMMEDIATELY NO
EXPERIENCE NECESSARY will train.
Must be 18 years old. Playmates Massage.
Snow Hill. NC (919) 747-7686.
RESORT JOBS - Theme Parks, Hotel &
Spas, MountainOutdoor Resorts, more!
Earn to $12hr. tips. For more informa-
tion, call (206)632-0150 ext R53622
"TJ" CONGRATS on those Straight � As"
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more proud of you. 2nd summer session
should be a breeze but I'm not going to
quit being there for you when you need
me. I Love You! The Graduate.
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Now Taking Leases for
1 bedroom, 2 bedroom &
�1 and 2 Bedrooms
Clean and Quiet, one bedroom
furnished apartments. $250 per
month, 6 month lease.
2899-2901 East 5th Street
�Located near ECU
�ECU Bus Service
"Special Student Leases"
also MOBILE HOME RENTALS
j.T. or Tommy Williams
Roommate Matching Service
Brouaht to vou b'
�At No Extra Charge To You-
Call or come by to let us help you find that
PERFECT rc-immate you've been lookinq for
1526 Cfiarles Biva
Gteen�,lle NC 2783J (919)321-7613
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY: 2 rooms.
2 miles from campus, fully furnished house
with back deck, basketball court, air con-
ditioning, cable, washer and dryer, and
fully stocked kitchen. Must be neat and
responsible. $200 per month. Call 752-
MATURE FEMALE STUDENT
NEEDED FOR ROOMMATE. 3 bedroom.
2 full baths, washer & dryer etc. Close to
campus. S2001 2 utilitiesmonth.
Please call Dee (919) 8304097 home (919)
ROOMMATE NEEDED ASAP to share
great apartment across from campus
downtown. $250 month 12 utilities.
Call 752-6672 anytime.
FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED IMME-
DIATELY. Own bedroom. 168.75 a month
plus 14 utilities. Tar River. Washer
Dryer. Non-Smoker preferred. For infor-
mation call 757-0406.
1 OR 2 FEMALES NEEDED to share 2
bed Apt 2 bath, fireplace, wash dry. Share
w f2 females Outgoing & Studious. For
Fail & Spring Sem. $200(1) $125(2) Call
Kelly (919) 231-8910.
FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED to
share 3 bedroom Condo. Tanning beds,
weight room. pool. Must love animals. Call
CAREER SERVICES WORKSHOPS
The following workshops sponsored by
Career Services will be offered for those
students who will graduate this summer
or in December. 1995. Students seeking
coops or internships are also invited to
attend. All programs will be held in the
Career Services Building. 701 E. Fifth
Wed. -June 28- 3:00pm Resurre Writing
Wed. -July 5 4:00pm Sr. Orientation to
Thurs. -June 29 -3:00pm Job S earch Strat-
ECU STUDENTS AND FACULTY
Due to holiday collection shortages, the
American Red Cross is issuing an urgent
plea to all eligible blood donors. We des-
perately need your help to reach our goal
of 100 units at the upcoming blood drive
at the Baptist Student Center on Thurs-
day. July 6 from 11:30am -5:30pm. All
1 BLOCK FROM CAMPUS Male Room-
mate needed, must be neat, responsible,
but laid back - frisbee golfer a plus. Call
754-2892 and leave message.
NS FEMALE ROMMATE NEEDED for
July. $150 plus 13 utilities and local
phone. Call 7584532 IMMEDIATELY.
FEMALE ROOMMATE(S) NEEDED be
ginning July or August. Two blocks from
campus. Completely furnished except for
bedroom. $250.00month$80 utilities.
Newly renovated. Call Leslie at 752-6849.
2 BEDROOM APT FOR RENT: located
on 10th St rent $350; Spacious and Quiet
Better than a Dorm: Mus t See. Please call
Scott 752-5660 or 355-8326.
ROOMMATE WANTED: Female to share
Brand new 4BR. 3 full bath apartment
home. $250 per month plus 1 4 utilities.
Swimming Pool, aerobics, exercise center,
club house, lighted tennis cour ts and lots
of extras including continental breakfast
each friday morning. Valet dry cleaning.
ROOMMATE NEEDED ASAP to share
3 bedroom house at 101 S. Warren Street
$200 mo. plus deposit and 1 3 utilities.
Call 931-0940. ask for Rich or Shawn or
ROOMMATE WANTED: Male to share
brand new 4 br. 3 full bath apartment
$250 per month plus 14 utilities. Swim-
ming pool, tennis, volleyball, weight room
and more. Call 321-7613.
Certified LD teacher is
accepting new students
for the fall semester.
Begin your college career
with support systems
Please leave a message
NEW SUMMER HOURS: Eastern Caro-
lina Indoor Shooting Range. 2pm -
I2midnite. Walk-ins encouraged. Gun rent-
als available. Closed Sundays and Mon-
days. Discount with Student ID. Call 757-
DEPENDABLE COLLEGE STUDENT
AVAILABLE TO MOW YOUR LAWN
FREE FINANCIAL AID! Over $6 Billion
in private sector grants & scholarships is
now available. All students are eligible
regardless of grades, income, or parent's
income. Let us help. Call Student Finan-
cial Services: 1-800-263-645 ext F53625.
FACULTYPROFESSIONALS: If your
standards are high but you have no free
time to meet quality people, let us help.
Our clients are discerning singles who
seek long-term relationships with their
ideal "someone Now in our 5th year.
Introductions Ltd matchmaker. 321-
blood types are needed especially O posi-
tive. O negative and B positive. Remem-
ber, every three seconds someone needs
blood One out of three people will need
a Blood Transfusion in their lifetime
EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO COME
OUT AND GIVE THE �GIFT OF LIFE
CHOOSING A MAJOR & A CAREER
This five-session workshop will give you
the tools and information to choose the
right career and major. Five different as-
sessment instruments included. Begins
Tuesday, July 11 at 3:00pm. Only one sec-
ond summer session! Call 328-6661 for
more information. Counseling Center.
NEWMAN CATHOLIC STUDENT
The Newman Catholic Student Center in-
vites the summer students and guests to
worship with hem. Sunday masses:
11:30am and 8:30pm (followed by refresh-
ments) at the Newman Center. 953 E. 10th
Street, right next to the East end of the
campus Join us also on Wednesday eve-
nings for Mass at 5:30pm followed by fel-
lowship. For further information, call Fr.
Paul Vaeth, 757-1991.
Rock Climbers are invited to sign-up for
the New River Gorge Weekend July 14-
16. The registration deadline for this trip
is July 3 in 204 Christenbury Gym. For
more information call Recreational Ser-
vices at 328-6387.
Catch the Intramural action the second
summer session! Intramural volleyball reg-
istration will be on Juiy 5 at 4pm in Biol-
ogy 103. Wiffleball registration is on July
11 at 4pm in Biology 103. Don't miss the
Go Kart Race Informational Meeting on
July 11 at 4:30 pm in Biology 103. For
more information call Recreational Ser-
vices at 328-6387.
"CAREGIVERS OF PITT COUNTY needs
volunteers to help senior citizens with
daytime transportation needs and friendly
visiting. For information call 752-2398
The results of the 1994-95 ECU Adult
Undergraduate Student Needs Sur vey are
available on request in Adult Student Ser-
vices, 211 Whichard.
LUNCH CANOE TRIP
Join us for a Lunch Canoe Trip on the
Tar River July 9 from 10am to 3pm. Trans-
portation, instruction, boats and equip-
ment are included in this Sunday cruise
for the bargain price of $20. The deadline
for signing up is June 30 in 204
Christenbury Gym. For more information
call Recreational Services at 328-6387.
SEE THE LOGGERHEAD TURTLES
Paddle on out to see the Loggerhead
Turtles July 12 during the Teen Canoeing
Day at Hammocks Beach State Fark.
Transportation, instruction, and canoeing
equipment are all included in this day long
adventure for the bargain price of $15.
The registration deadline for this day long
adventure is June 30 in 204 Christenbury
Gym. For more information call Recre-
ational Services at 328-6387.
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