The East Carolinian, November 12, 1996






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November 12,1996
Vol 72, No. 23
The
Circulation 12,000
Across The State
CHARLOTTE (AP) - When Gov.
Jim Hunt won an unprecedented
fourth term, he also won an unprec-
edented chance to control the course
of the state.
When the new General Assem-
bly convenes in January, Hunt will
call most of the shots - something
some Republicans admit For now,
Hunt pledges to heed voters' mes-
sage to join hands with lawmakers
and put politics and party aside.
DURHAM (AP) - The head of a
federal environmental health agency
in Research Triangle Park is deny-
ing claims by former employees that
chemical exposure at the building
led to their cancers and respiratory
problems.
The former employees of the
National Institute of Environmental
Health Sciences say they got cancer
and chronic respiratory problems
from working at the facility more
than a decade ago.
Across The Country
BALTIMORE (AP) - Army in-
structors charged with raping and
harassing female recruits at a train-
ing center are also accused of threat-
ening them - sometimes with death
- to keep quiet Four drill instruc-
tors and a captain at the Army Ord-
nance Center have been charged,
three with criminal charges and two
on administrative counts.
The five men facing charges,
which range from rape to sending
improper love letters to the trainees,
were accused of harassing at least a
dozen women in their first weeks of
training.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -
Pushing his deaf daughter into traf-
fic. Handing his 4-year-old a high-
voltage wire. Hiring hit men to mur-
der his only brother.
Prosecutors say David W. Crist
38, committed these crimes against
his own blood for a base reason:
greed.
He collected $133,000 from a
life insurance po'icy in his brother's
1982 death and stood to gain
$200,000 if his two young daugh-
ters hadn't survived.
Around The World
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -
A two-hour warning strike by
Lufthansa employees at Frankfurt
Munich and Hamburg today forced
35 flights to be canceled and caused
delays of up to 2 i2 hours.
Flight and ground personnel
belonging to the German Workers
Federation went on strike from 7
a.m. to 9 a.m. to demand a better
wage offer and a longer contract in
negotiations with the airline.
AMALAPURAM, India (AP) -
The wives of Indian fishermen sat
with their children today and waited
with the desperate hope that their
husbands were not among the more
than 1,000 people known killed by
a powerful cyclone.
Five days after the storm roared
across India's southern coast, an-
other 1,000 missing fishermen are
presumed dead - except by their
wives.
New service ans
olinian
East Carolina University
Greenville, N C
10 pases
Toll-free number
accesses free
advise
Angela Koenig
Staff Wrflet
Students and their families can
now have questions answered concern-
ing financial aid applications, searching
for grants, work-study or other finan-
cial aid sources fret of charge.
Sallie Mac, one of the nation's lead-
ing sources of funds for higher educa-
tion, is trying to make applying for fi-
nancial aid easier. The company has re-
cently made its College Answer Service
a nationwide program.
The service began as a pilot pro-
ancial aid questions
gram in 1994, but was only available to
people in the Washington D.C. area.
Now interested people throughout the
nation may obtain information and re-
ceive help from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern
time.
The idea for the program came
from the growing number of questions
financial aid officials face dealing with
the financial aid process.
"Ye (Sallie Mae) had feedback from
financial aid officers that this would be
a really good idea of something that we
could do to help students, parents and
schools with their questions concern-
ing financial aid Sallie Mae Associate
Denise Rossitto said.
The program's director is Steve
Stocks, a former college financial aid
director; and the queries will be taken
by a team of specialists comprised of
Sallie Mae employees trained in finan-
cial aid.
Help will be provided for concerns
with locating grant sources and possible
work-study programs, but the program
is primarily offered to answer questions
about college financial aid and to give
advice about it
Families can use this service by call-
ing 1-8003914599 or via the Internet
at http:wwwialliemae.com.
Sallie Mae's World Wide Web site
also features information on planning
and paying for college. Students and fami-
lies can forecast college expenses, calcu-
late expected family contributions and
compute monthly loan payments using
interactive calculators also featured there.
There is also a personal finance tutorial
which can help college students respon-
sibly manage their money.
Common Questions Answered by New
Service
When do I apply?
What is a Pell Grant?

How do I qualify?
How much interest is
charged on loans?
When do I pay back
loans?
Can I receive a Pell
Grant if I'm enrolled
How much money can part time?
I get?
How can I find a
How will I be paid? lender?
New minor specializes chemistry department
welcomes new generation
in state studies
Students
concentrate on
North Carolina
Jennifer Barnes
Staff Wtttei
said that the student response has defi-
nitely been positive
"The students'reaction to the course
has been excellent Phelps said.
ECU is the first and only university
in North Carolina to offer this program
and Phelps doesn't think that will change.
"We probably will be the only one
Middle school
students
conducted
ECU has recently developed a new
minor program of study for students in-
terested in learning
we pruoaDiy will oe uie onry one . , . i
for quite awhile Phelps said. "Something experiments With
Chemistry club
more about North
Carolina through
studies in anthro-
pology, biology, En-
glish, geology, geog-
raphy, history and
political science.
This N.C stud-
ies program has
only been going for
a year and a half,
but already stu-
dents are excited
about it
R a c he I e
Burn is, an out-of-
state student en-
rolled in the first ������"����i
section of NCST 2000, Introduction to
N.C Studies, said that she teamed a lot
from this course.
"1 didn't know how dynamic and di-
verse North Carolina is Burrus said.
"Also, I didn't realize what an important
role the state plays in research and the
nation's economy
David Phelps, director of the N.C.
studies program, and interdisciplinary pro-
gram in the College of Arts and Sciences,
like this has been needed in the univer-
sity system for quite some time
Because of its broad approach to dif-
ferent aspects of
North Carolina, this
course could prove
to be very helpful in
establishing a solid
future for the state.
Phelps said
that it will definitely
make a difference.
"What is differ-
ent about this
course is the em-
phasis on the state
as a cultural and
natural environ-
ment" Phelps said.
"It will help prepare
leaders for North
Carolina
If a student is looking for a program
with multkiisciplinary classes along with
the opportunity to learn things through
handson experience, then this is the class.
"This course has great emphasis on
field trip experiences Phelps said. "We
want to take students to areas of the state
where the entire group of participating
professors can explain all aspects from
See N.C page 3
Jeff Gentry
News Writer
"What is different
about this course
is the emphasis on
the state as a
cultural and
natural
environment
� David Phelps, Director
of the N.C. studies
program
The ECU chemistry department-
hosted about 40 middle grade stu-
dents in a new program called
"Chemist: The Next Generation
The students, who attend South
Greenville Middle School, spent
about half the day last Friday doing
a variety of experiments conducted
by ECU Chemistry Club members.
The event was held in conjunction
with National Chemistry Week and
was organized by the ECU chemis-
try department and the local chap-
ter of the American Chemical Soci-
ety.
"We are trying to promote
chemistry in the early development
of children so we can pique their in-
terest and hopefully have more sci-
entists Co-Director Art Rodriguez
said.
The Chemistry Club set up four
experiments for the children to par-
ticipate in and about ten chemistry
club members participated in the
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Officials make changes to drug policy
Twenty-four hour
notice no llonger
required
Jennifer Barnes
Staff Writer
In their September meeting, the
board of trustees decided to bring a few
changes to the current ECU drug test-
ing policy.
Mike Hanley, head athletic direc-
tor, said that the changes were nothing
major, but they will mainly help fill in
the questions that were formed over the
years through the use of the present
policy.
"I think basically the changes are
meant to tighten the policy Hanley
said. "It had been awhile since the policy
had been changed and it just needed to
be updated
Some of the tightening that was
done involved rewording parts of the
policy that didn't exactly spell out the
restrictions they wanted tc iphold.
For example, Hanley said that one
thing that was changed was that the
new policy states if
an athlete tests
positive on a drug
test hisher fresh-
man year, and
then again his
her senior year,
that athlete's slate
does not get wiped
clean, but every-
thing stays on it
On the exist-
ing policy, this was not worded in a way
that would enforce its purpose. It was
little things like this that they wanted
to change.
There was one big change that is
being brought into the upcoming policy,
will profoundly affect the soon to
beformer policy. Hanley said that in
the past when an athlete was given a
drug test heshe had to be given writ-
ten notification beforehand, but that is
"I think basically
the changes are
meant to tighten
the policy
� Mike Hanley, Head
athletic director
Photos Courtesy of Art Rodhgues
(Top) This float was created to let people know of ECU'S
chemistry department and Pitt County schools getting
together to let 40 middle grade students learn what it is like
to work in a real chemistry lab. (Above) These fifth graders
participated in the experiments provided by ECU'S Chemistry
lab.
Graduate Students
featured on T. V. Program
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what is being altered.
"When we would do a random drug
test we had to give the athlete 18 hours
advanced notification in writing Hanley
said. "Now, we can
do the test in imme-
diate notification
Hanley said
that this was the
set date for when
this policy will take
effect but Hanley
said the trustees are working on it
"Each athlete has to be informed
by writing of the changes being made to
the policy Hanley said. "They have to
sign, saying that they are aware of the
changes
Once all the athletes have signed
verifying their awareness of the new
policy, and all the signatures have been
received, then the new policy will begin
to be enforced.
Angela Koenig
Staff Writer
A team of ECU graduate students in maritime history and nautical
archaeology was recently featured in a one-hour special edition of Search,
a public television program.
The program originally aired on Nov. 3 and will appear again on
Dec. 2 at 9 p.m. It will also feature archaeology projects from N.C. State
University and the University of N.C. at Chapel Hill.
"The show will focus on three relatively unusual archaeology pro-
grams said Gordon Watts, an underwater archaeologist.
Watts led the students in the excavation of a 17th century English
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Tuesday, November 12,1996
The East Carolinian
Sorority's founders week full of festivities
Group celebrates
with blood drive,
other activies
Racial Comments provoke concern at MU
Four years ago. WKBQ104.1's Steve and DC used the word "nigger"
on the air. Now they want to sing the national anthem at Saturday's Home-
coming football game.
Steve and DC were scheduled to appear before Missouri University s
Homecoming football game Saturday and regale the crowd with their ver-
sion of "Stars and Stripes Forever
But at least two students complained about the two nationally-syndi-
cated DJs who now will not be crooning before the Homecoming crowd.
Joe Castiglione, MU athletic director, said the students complaints
brought the offensive remarks to the attention of the athletic department
which was previously unaware of Steve and DCs racial remark.
He said an appearance by Steve and DC could be construed as an
endorsement of them, and that would not have been in MU's best interest
After the incident four years ago, the duo was fired from their job, and
before being picked up by another St Louis radio station, they went through
sensitivity training.
Erika Swarts
News Writer
Bomb letter suspect at USF out on bail
The 19-year-old charged with sending a bomb threat letter to Univer-
sity of South Florida went home to his mother on bail Friday and he has
been ordered to seek psychological counseling.
Damian Conrad Hospital was released by US Magistrate Thomas Wil-
son after a family friend in New York put up his house to secure a $50,000
bond. Hospital, wearing black Chuck Taylors and a black T-shirt with the
drawing of a woman's face on it said little during the hearing.
Outside the federal courthouse with his lawyer, Hospital smiled and
told reporters he was happy to be leaving jail.
Hospital is no longer a USF student or resident although school offi-
cials will not say whether he withdrew or was expelled. Until he was ar-
rested Oct 1 on federal charges he mailed a threatening communication to
USF, Hospital lived in Theta Hall.
The letter Hospital is charged with writing threatened to bomb a USF
building and kill a female professor. In response, USF moved finals up one
week and shut the campus down the day the attacks were supposed to take
place.
Get a degree without going to class at NC State
In the past students have tried to earn their degree while not attend-
ing class. It didn't work.
But now, NC State's College of Engineering is offering an off-campus,
video-based program through which engineers and scientists can earn a
Master of Engineering degree without attending campus classes.
Registration for the Spring 1997 Video-Based Engineering Education
(VBEE) program begins Nov. 1. Concentrations include: civil engineering;
chemical engineering; materials science; electrical and computer engineer-
ing; and computer science.
VBEE courses are regular classroom lectures that have been video-
taped. Tapes are sent weekly to enrolled students, who review the tapes and
submit homework assignments by mail.
Compiled by Amy L Royster. Taken from various college newspapers and
CPS.
During Sigma Gamma Rho's
Founder's Week, they will sponsor vari-
ous activities that include a blood drive,
a dating game in conjunction with Al-
lied Blacks for Leadership and Equality
(ABLE) and a Heartwalk.
Sigma Gamma Rho was founded
Nov. 12, 1922 at Butler University in
Indiananapolis, Ind. It was founded by
seven teachers. At the time, they believed
that greater service led to greater
progress, so the basis of this organiza-
tion was service and scholarship. The
ECU Eta Mu Chapter of Sigma Gamma
Rho was founded Dec 3, 1977 by 16
ladies.
"It is important for them (Sigma
Gamma Rho) to celebrate Founder's
week Panhellenic Council President
Candace Turner said. "It is for them to
commemorate the organization and to
show respect to their founders
"The goal of the Eta Mu Chapter is
to change the fact that Sigma Gamma
Rho is not prevalent in the south Anti-
Basileus (Vice-President) Jessica Mabry
said. "We have traveled to different
schools and have tried to start new chap-
ters
In order to start new chapters, they
have traveled to several step shows to
support fellow sisters of Sigma Gamma
Rho. They particiapated in the shows for
fun. They were not able to win because
they did not attend those particular
schools.
According to Mabry, there are only
a few things that the Eta Mu Chapter
has changed since the beginning. The
first deals with hazing. They do not
participate in any form of hazing. The
second deals with their beliefs in unity.
They look to eliminate any form of com-
petition, especially competition that
could form of any kind of tension.
As far as their volunteer work goes,
the sisters of Sigma Gamma Rho help
the American Heart Association with
clerical work and they call for donations.
They also helped with Harvey Gantt's
campaign and have tutored young area
children.
They have carried their community
service projects into this week's Founders
Day activities. They are participatiing in
a Heartwalk Saturday morning, and they
helped with a blood drive on Monday.
According to Stacey Hargrove their
Grammateus (financial secretary), they
are planning to return most of the money
they receive from Founder's Week back
to the students in some way. They also
have a call for Founder's Week.
"This week whenever you hear an
'EE-yip' cast across the heart of campus,
know that you are in the presence of a
woman who takes pride in herself, oth-
ers and the prestigious Eta Mu Chapter
of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incor-
porated Mabry said.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
1 2-6 Blood Drive
Self Defense Class 7:00 p.m. in'
Great room
Casino Night at 7:00 pm in
Mendenhall Underground
Free Cake for Students on the
Yard 1 1 -until
Dating Game in conjunction with
ABLE in 244, Mendenhall at
7:30
Party at ihe Max Nightclub 10-3
Sisterhood Niqht for Sigma
Gamma Rho sisters
CHEM. from page 1
event as assistants.
"These experiments were chosen
to increase the awareness of science
in these children Rodriguez said,
adding that the experiments were
done at four different stations, with
10 children and at least two assistants
at each station.
The first experiment involved the
separating of mixtures. In this case,
different inks were broken down into
their base components.
"This experiment is used to dem-
onstrate how different colors are com-
bined to make different inks, and also
show how mixtures can be broken
down chemically Rodriguez said.
The second experiment dealt with
using indicators to discover if an item
was basic or acidic.
"In this experiment we will have
a variety of different items and the
children will determine whether or not
they are an acid or a base on the ba-
sis of what color the indicator turns
when it is applied to the substance
Rodriguez said.
The third experiment involved
finding out whether or not different
types of food have starch in them.
"The students will prepare a solution
and then apply it to different types of
foods. The color will change in the
absence or presence of starch
Rodriguez said.
Rodriguez said the final experi-
ment was the perennial favorite
among kids: the slime experiment.
"The slime is actually a polymer that
is very easy to make. After they make
it they will test the various physical
properties it has
Also as part of National Chemis-
try Wee' a magazine called Wonder
Science was distributed to all Pitt
County fifth-graders. The magazine
contains a variety of chemistry based
activities that can be done at home
or at school with only household
chemicals.
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Address book makes
surfing the net easy
Marina Henry
Staff Writer
Students who are tired of lug-
ging around scraps and slips of pa-
per with the e-mail addresses and
web sites that they enjoy using will
be getting relief soon. Prentice Hall
is publishing the Original Internet
Address Book, a small book that pro-
vides a list of over 1.000 of the most
visited sites on the Internet, as well
as spaces for your own additions.
"It is more than just an address
book. Before each section, there is
a series of important e-mail ad-
dresses and Internet sites Joan
Ellen Messina of Prentice Hall Pub-
lishing said.
Such popular sites include
Comedu Central, VH-1, HBO , Vir-
tual Job Fair, Levi Jeans, CNN ,
Apple Computer Company, The
White House, The Golf Channel,
Writers Guild of America, USA To-
day , and The Library of Congress.
There are also specialty sites which
vary from the Victoria and Albert
Museum to the International Cigar
Club.
Sites are included for financial
information, business, consumer ser-
vices and manufacturers of products
from aspirin to vacuum cleaners. It
also provides a brief explanation of
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The ECU Student Media Board
invites applications for the position of
General Manager,
WZMB
and
General Manager,
Expressions
for the Spring, 1997 academic year.
Applications are available from the Media Board office on
the second floor of the Student Publications Building.
The deadline for submitting a completed application is
Friday, November 22 at 4 p.m.
For information, call the Media Board office at 328-6009.
some of the favorite "Search En-
gines" on the Internet. The paper-
back, ring -bound book expands as
your repertoire of addresses and
sites grows. Each section comes
with spaces specifically designed to
accommodate your computer ad-
dresses.
It was created by a New York
advertising agency. The Mesa Group,
to help integrate their clients with
their marketing plans. After being
overwhelmed with tattered slips of
paper, drawings, ads and stories,
they condensed all the sites and de-
veloped an address book for them-
selves and their clients. The clients
and employees found this little ad-
dress book was convenient, saved
time and was the perfect computer
organizer.
"The Mesa Group had been giv-
ing a similar book to all their cli-
ents and they enjoyed and used
them very much. So Prentice Hall
heard about it, saw it and decided
to publish it Messina said.
The Original Internet Access
Book will be available in book and
computer stores this month and is
priced at $5.95.
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ship that was shipwrecked off the
coast of Bermuda.
The special was actually filmed
in 1994 when work began on the
ship. ECU students did not complete
the work until this year.
Watts has been taking students
to Bermuda to study shipwrecks
since 1983. In 1989, he filmed an-
other educational television pro-
gram with N.C. State University and
through his contacts there, became
involved in the Search special.
"I'm glad that the people at N.C.
State thought enough of us and
enough of our program to invite us
to participate in the special. Hope-
fully this way our program can be-
come more known Watts said.
Every fall, a group of eight to
14 graduate students goes to Ber-
muda to work on the remains of
sunken ships along the coast.
Groups have previously worked on
16th, 17th, 18th and 19th century
ships as well as several Civil War
ships associated with North Caro-
lina.
The students benefit from the
first-hand field experience and write
the articles published about the re-
mains uncovered. The artifacts are
turned over to the Bermuda Maritime
Museum which ECU has helped for
the last decade.
In addition to this television ap-
pearance, ECU students participated
this year in the filming of another
one-hour television program. This
second special will document ship-
wrecks of Bermuda and will feature
ECU students and their work. It
could be broadcast as early as this
summer or next fall.
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geology and history to the modem prob-
lems of the specific site
If a student is interested in this pro-
gram, heshe can take the introductory
course. NCST 2000, as a requirement for
the N.C. studies minor or simply as an
elective or humanities credit for students'
general education. It will be offered dur-
ing the spring semester on Tuesdays from
2-5 p.m.
"It is more or less like a seminar
Phelps said. "It meets once a week and
includes various field trips
Phelps said that any student want-
ing more information can call 3284862
or come by his office, 103A Phelps Ar-
chaeology Lab, or contact Doug Williams,
course coordinator, at 3284163 or stop
by his office, Brewster A-223.
Phelps agrees that this course is one
that will be helpful to those really want-
ing to learn more about North Carolina.
"Its main benefit and appeal is the
direction of the studies toward one par-
ticular state Phelps said.
Catie Galloway, a junior, said that
this is a great course to take, particu-
larly for out-of-state students.
"The class was so enjoyable, and the
professors were very enthusiastic" Gal-
loway said. "I would definitely recom-
mend it to other students, especially if
they're not from the state or if they're
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ECU is making
so many
changes to the
campus; it is
about time they
make a change
in the
registration
process.
Oh it's that time of the year again.
That's right - registration. It's the time when we
get to wait in long lines and wonder if we will get the
classes we need. For upperclassmen it's not that much
of a problem as it use to be. For underclassmen it sucks.
For years people have been complaining about the
registration process at ECU. Their main complaint is
that ECU is behind the times in getting on line registra-
tion.
Most other universities have a system students can
call from the convenience of the home and get the classes
they need. At ECU, you will find people camping out to
be the first in line when the computer terminals open.
Also, the computers have been known to shut down
and lock up, making it impossible for students to get
the classes they need. Usually they come back up in a
timely manner, but it is frustrating for the students.
ECU is currently working on a plan that will allow
students to be like other universities and register on
the phone. We at TEC feel that it is about time.
ECU is making so many changes to the campus and
it is about time they make a change in the registration
process. True, they are working on it but how long are
we going to have to wait?
We realize it is not an easy process and there is a lot
of work involved, but for a university on the rise, the
students feel like they are in the dark ages when it comes
to registering.
The freshman might not know what all the fuss is
about, but, come Thursday, when they have to wait, they
will realize what most upperclassmen complained about
when they were at that point in their college careers.
So, if you are going to register, take a bottle of aspi-
rin. You'll need it If you have already gotten your classes,
congratulations.
We write this column every time registration comes
around and we hope one day in the near future we won't
have to write about the hassle of registration.
But for now, all we can do is wait and see if the
process of registration catches up to the progress of
the rest of university.
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Some of my colleagues and I
were discussing what is "ugly" this
weekend. We thought that ugly is
an opinion. So, keeping that in mind,
we decided to look it up in Webster's
New World Dictionary- Third Col-
lege Edition. The book has four
definitions for ugly.
Each of the four uses words like
unpleasant, aesthetically offensive
and repulsive. Now, each of those
"defining" words is just about as
vague as the one in question. So, a
little back-tracking was necessary. It
was found that both of the previous
editions of the same dictionary de-
fined ugly as "the opposite of
beauty
Ahhh, well now everything was
much clearer! In a book of defini-
tions, we got opinions. Granted, defi-
nitions are based on consensus of
opinion . But what is the consensus
on ugly?
Certainly, we college students
can come up with a better idea of
what ugly is than the aforemen-
tioned. Now, I'm not going to lie and
say that I have never said that so and
so was ugly. Judgmental as it is, it is
sometimes unavoidable. But as I get
older, I start to realize that passing
that kind of judgment is myopic and
crass. (Boy, do you ever feel like life
is just one big 12-step group?) So,
how do we come up with a defini-
tion for ugly that is not only politi-
cally correct, but has sound and fair
reason behind it?
Well, it has to be an objective
term, but at the same time it has to
be cut and dry.
We don't want any gray matter
here, that just wouldn't be fair. What
Anthony Slade
Opinion Columnist
If I try to sit bcsc
and think of
somethii
myint
warai
like era
sauce.
about anything perceptual that in-
duces immediate vomiting? No, no,
too messy. Okay, how about some-
thing that causes physiological, vis-
ceral, or psychological discomfort?
Nah, too Freudian. Got it! Any ani-
mal, vegetable, mineral or sound that
drives you to a point of delirium
where you want to crawl back into
your mothers' womb? Nope, defi-
nitely way too Oedipal. This is sad.
If I try to sit back and think of
something ugly, my mind wanders to
things like cranberry sauce and
Tommy, the grade school bully.
Though both have points that make
me "feel" a certain emotion that I
associate with ugly, each still has fac-
ets that I could deem worthwhile.
For example, my mom knows that I
don't like cranberry sauce, so she
doesn't bother asking me if I want
some. Moreover. Tommy may have
tripped me a lot getting on the bus,
but at least he's in jail now. So, when
it comes to a few random things that
I find "ugly" I have alternate feelings
that make them not so "aesthetically
offensive
What is so troubling is that I
know this word exists, and so does a
definition behind it But I can't seem
to find the ideal example of it. Why
is that? Maybe, and I'm just expos-
tulating (SAT word), the word can
appropriately be thought of as a pass-
ing of judgment Judgment is de-
fined in one way as "an opinion or
estimate Ah, my point is coming
to a head! What is an opinion? Opin-
ion is defined as "a belief not based
on absolute certainty or positive
knowledge, but on what seems
true, valid or probable to one's own
mind There you have it! With a
little bit of reasoning and logic we
find that "ugly" is a relative term.
Meaning that it is no way based in
fact You cannot show someone
something that is ugly.
Point being, that I'm tired of ev-
eryone labeling something in a nega-
tive way. The word ugly doesn't per-
meate a good feeling in the person
who uses it nor in the object of that
harsh judgment. Now, I'm not some
whacked-out hippie looking for Uto-
pia, I'm just sick of thinking that
things are ugly. Because when I
think ugly thoughts, I feel ugly and
I'm simply running out of the valium
that gets my mind off the subject.
Ultimately, I'd like to leave you
with one last definition. Judgmen-
tal: "judgments considered to be
lacking in tolerance, compassion, and
objectivity
So, what kind of human being
are you?
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Tuesday, November 12,1996 The East Carolinian
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Faculty exhibition
focuses on culture
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J.B. is modern-day Job
Jennifer Coleman
Senior Writer
Would it be a greater trial to
have everything and lose it all, or to
have everything, lose it all, and then
get it back?
This is one of the questions
asked in Archibald MacLeish's
Pulitzer Prize winning play J.B. J.B.
is the modern-day version of the
Book of Job from the Bible. J.B. is
your average church-going, Bible-
reading, God-fearing man; he has a
wonderful wife, good kids, a nice job,
his health and an unwavering devo-
tion to God.
Here's the kicker, though: God
and Satan get together and have a
little chat about J.B and Satan gets
to thinking he can pull one over on
the Heavenly Father. So he comes
up with this challenge. "Hey God
Satan says, "I bet you that J.B. will
lose his faith in you if you start tak-
ing away everything he cares about
one by one
And Cod says, "No he won't! J.B.
loves me! I'll prove it" And the con-
test has begun. Piece by piece, ev-
erything J.B. cares about is taken
away from him, and J.Bs faith never
falters. He praises God even after his
own wife dies. This just burns Satan
up, but then Satan always has been
a sore loser.
So Satan decides to fight brim-
stone with fire and talk to J.B. him-
self. His argument is something to
the effect of, "How can you still praise
his name, after everything he has
done to you?" J.B. remains steady in
his faith, so Satan decides to bring
There is nothing more
useless than screaming at a
wall. It's just spittle and
bricks, bricks and spittle.
However, if you put enough
voices together, that wall
might just be blown over. So
join in another futile at-
tempt to change the status
quo and listen to a "Scream
at the Wall
Jay Myers
Lifestyle Editor
You see those words
above this, you know the
spittle and bricks stuff? Never
have those words rung more
true than about the topic I am
going to discuss.
Jesse Helms was re-
elected.
It's almost tempting to
just leave it at that, but I can't
I swear that this is going to
be my last rant about things
political in this column (at
least for a long while) because
I'm sick of the whole process.
Now for one final scream at
that big wall around the Capi-
tol building.
How can Jesse Helms be
elected again? Sure, I can un-
derstand that the old boy net-
work will unfortunately al-
ways be there to support him.
But what about the other
members of the public?
� How can any woman jus-
, tify supporting Helms?
Women make up at least half
of the voting public, if not
more. His stance on women's
issues is that women don't
have any issues. Only men's
opinions about women matter.
He has made the oppression
of women one of his goals and
yet women still vote for him.
Perhaps the women who vote
for Helms buy into the tradi-
tional role of woman as sup-
portive but silent.
Since eastern North Caro-
lina is the area of the stats
that overwhelming votes for
Helms and continues to keep
him in office, then a number
of you out there reading this
See SCREAM page 5
in the heavy artillery. "Do you know
what He is going to do next?" Satan
asks.
J.B who by this point has lost
even his good- health and is in ago-
nizing pain as his skin literally boils
off his frame, is too weak to fight.
He listens as Satan explains that af-
ter all J.B. has gone through, when
it is all said and done, God plans to
give him everything back. And J.B.
realizes that if he gets it all back, he
could go through this hell on earth
again and again and never know why.
I've always found the Book of
Job to be one of the more interest-
ing sections of the Bible, for several
reasons. To begin with, I wonder at
Job's unwavering devotion to God.
For a human to have that much faith
See JB page 7
ScuUlZevtew
Photos Courtesy of Hanna Jubran
Hanna Jubran (above) is an associate graduate faculty
member in the School of Art and an exhibit of his artwork will
be on display in Mendenhall Gallery until the end of November.
Cellar showcases
new, young talent
Andy Turner
Staff Writer
Derek T. Hall
Senior Writer
Greenville has seen it's share of
talent The only problem is that the
only talent we hear about are the boys
with the record deal, the lights, the
stage, the crew, the whole shebang.
We never hear about the future or
when a new artist pops up on the
scene. To us, he or she is just making
their debut, a debut they've been
working on for a couple of years per-
haps.
Nick C, an ECU student from
Maryland, has been playing at the
Cellar since he made his debut in
Greenville two years ago. The man is
working hard and is drawing a good
crowd.
Saturday night, the Cellar was
packed. Friendsjamily and strangers
gathered around to hear the young
prophet work his charm.
Nick started around 11 p.m. and
went off into an array of Pink Floyd
tunes. He also wasn't afraid to plug a
few songs written by his present
project the band Treading Evans. It
has been rumored that the band will
perform at the Cellar sometime next
semester. This would make the first
time a band performed at the Cellar
on the live dance stage.
As the night wore on and the
See LIVE page7
"l am an artist; 1 am not a spe-
cialist Hanna Jubran explained to
a crowd gathered for the opening
reception to the ECU art
instructor's sculpture and wall re-
lief exhibition at the Mendenhall
Student Center Gallery.
"There are no boundaries for
me - why should I make bound-
aries?" Jubran continued.
His stance against boundaries
seems to fit well with his past;
Jubran studied technical engineer-
ing as a high school student in Is-
rael, yet became an artist.
The time spent studying tech-
nical engineering was not wasted,
however, Jubran insisted.
"This helped me later on as an
artist by refining my techniques he
said.
Jubran is in his third year at
ECU, serving as an associate gradu-
ate faculty member in the School of
Art. He received his BFA and MFA
from the University of Wisconsin at
Milwaukee.
His artwork has recently ap-
peared as part of the First Interna-
tional Iron Sculpture Exhibition at
the Ed Vilde Museum. Tallin, Esto-
nia; also at the Toyamura Interna-
tional Sculpture Biennial in
Hokkaido, Japan; and at the Henri
Art Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Jubran's current exhibition,
sponsored by the Student Union Vi-
sual Arts Committee, is slated to run
through the end of November. It
consists of seven sculptures and 11
wall reliefs.
The wail reliefs, completed be-
fore Jubran came to ECU, reflect the
landscape of his native Israel. He di-
vided the wall reliefs into three ar-
eas: Jerusalem, Jish and Upper Gali-
lee.
The wall reliefs are done from
the perspective of an aerial view,
capturing the mountainous, hilly
landscape of Israel.
Jubran said he had never real-
ized how much the physical land-
scape of Israel had affected his work
until he came to the United States.
"I had to leave home to find out
about myself, about my ideas he
said.
All of the wall reliefs have been
cast in bronze with various chemi-
cal oxides applied over the bronze
to represent water and land charac-
teristics.
Jubran said it normally took
him approximately two weeks, work-
ing every day, to complete a wall;
relief.
He strives, he added, to make
each piece not only visually appeal-
ing but also pleasing to touch.
With his sculptures, he ex-
See HANNA page 7
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When I first saw the promotional
footage for Ransom, I'll have to admit
that I was less than thrilled. The plot in
which a man decides to put a ransom on
his son's kidnapper rather than pay the
kidnapper the ransom he asked for,
seemed like a generic TV movie-of-the-
week story to me.
Yet the names attached to the
project gave me hope that this tired and
overplayed storytelling cliche would be
turned on its ear. Mel Gibson was won-
derful in Braveheart, Delroy Lindo es-
tablished the strength of his acting in
dockers, Gary Sinise has proved to be a
consummate performer in films like
Forrest Gump and Apollo 13, and Rene
Russo was splendid in Get Shorty. Fi-
nally, Ron Howard's career as a director
Mazzy Star
Among My Swan
Photo Courtesy of Touchstone Pictures
Mel Gibson puts a $2 million price tag on his son's
kidnapper in director Ron Howard's new thriller, Ransom.
on such films as Splash Parenthood,
and the above-mentioned Apollo 13 gave
me reason to trust that he at least had
the ability to make what looked like a
fluffy piece into something a bit more
satisfying
Boy was I wrong Although there
are some interesting flashes of actual
characterization and plot development
to be seen in the film, for the most part
Ransom works as a paint-by-numbers
kind of movie. The surprises are too few,
the plot is too predictable and the melo-
drama is way overdone.
This might be because the film is
based on the 1956 film Ransom! star-
See RANSOM page 7
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John Davis
Staff Writer
Some musicians have a wide
range of expression, moving in and
out of mvriad sonic backgrounds
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and images, relying on the kinetics
of change to keep their music vital
and interesting. The majority of mu-
sicians play themselves out, retread-
ing familiar roads, becoming cari
catures of themselves with each al-
bum.
And then there is Mazzy Star.
You couldn't really say that the
band has changed their sound
much in the past three albums, but
then again, maybe they have. On
the surface, Among My Swan
seems very similar to the group's
last record. So Tonight That I
Might See. The band continues in
their exploration of stripped down
acoustic landscapes, but there is
something different about Among
My Swan, some quality that begs
to be discovered, a difference in
mood, or demeanor.
Everything about this band is
subtle. Hope Sandorval's voice is a
soothing instrument, evocative and
emotional, moving in colors and
shades rather than in sweeping
changes. One of the aspects of jazz
vocalizing that separates it from
See MAZZY page 6





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Tuesday, November 12,1996
The East Carolinian
SCREAM from page 5
are probably women who voted for
Jesse. If you are, then I beg you to
'write in and make your reasoning
clear as to why you made this deci-
sion. I truly want to understand
where you're coming from. Maybe
It will help me deal with the next
six years.
Many people have tried to as-
suage my despair by saying that
Jesse will probably die in office this
�term. To that I say, Strom
Thurmond is 93 years old and he
got re-elected. He will be 99 when
he gets elected again. If you don't
think he'll get elected again, this
election he received over 90 per-
cent of the vote. If you don't be-
lieve he'll live out his term, well it
was said that old bastard would die
six years ago when he was 87. They
said it 12 years ago when he was
81. I think Jesse's only in his 70s.
That could mean 20 more years of
Helms.
That's 20 more years of racism,
sexis.n and almost fascistic nation-
alism to come. When President
Carter, a true hero of mine and a
great humanitarian, came to Green-
ville last Monday to speak in sup-
port of Harvey Gantt, he reminded
us of just what a determined idiot
Helms is. (And Carter should know
since his grandmother's name was
Helms and she was from North
Carolina. Yes, Helms is Carter's
fourth cousin.)
Helms is the one man who sup-
ported the continuation of apart-
heid in South Africa. Helms is the
one man who supported Pinochet
and his death squads. Helms is the
one man who has tried to block ev-
ery peace treaty that America has
ever negotiated - that includes
treaties initiated by both Demo-
cratic and Republican presidents.
Helms is all about Helms and
nothing else. He is exclusionary to
the point of being ridiculous.
He's also the head of the Sen-
ate Foreign Relations committee. A
major function of this position is
that Helms serves as a representa-
tive of the U.S. when dealing with
foreign nationals. I mean, come on!
It doesn't take a genius to figure
out that Helms hates foreigners.
And he's one of our top represen-
tatives? What kind of message does
this send to the world?
I hope I live to see the day that
Helms leaves office. But if things
continue as they have been most
of my life (Helms has been in of-
fice for 24 years and will be in it
for another six), then I will prob-
ably never see this country free of
Jesse's control. It makes me sick.
I've screamed so much my
throat is sore.
MAZZY
from page 5
rock singing is the fact that jazz
relies on subtlety, on the color of
jsound.
, Although Sandorval sings in a
manner that has nothing to do with
jazz, her voice has that same abil-
ity, the sensitivity to minute
changes of meaning and mood. The
notes roll from her lips and slide
i,nto existence, bringing quiet spir-
its into being, offering up the winds
of human emotion to be weighed
and pondered by all who absorb
them.
Although David Roback is still
writing simple music, he, like
Sandorval, has the ability to draw
the listener into his private world,
where the chord progressions mat-
ter not, where the arrangements
are indeed simple, but no more
simple than the provoking string ar-
rangements that George Martin
once provided for a four-piece rock
outfit form Liverpool, England.
(Perhaps you've heard of them )
Simplicity is the key here. It is
the word of the day, and Roback
shows his talent to be superior by
the fact that he can evoke emotions
without relying on guitar acrobat-
ics. Roback creates the perfect
sonic environment for Sandorval's
vocals, not only with ethereal gui-
tar but on piano and violin as well.
The songs are, for all their sim-
plicity, superbly written. Sadly,
Mazzy Star prefers not to print
their lyrics, which makes it hard to
digest them in a short time. But
perhaps that was exactly the way
they wanted it - to have us come
and live in their musical kingdom
before revealing all their secrets to
us.
The album opens up with a
driving number that sounds noth-
ing like "Fade into You the band's
hit from their previous album. "Dis-
appear" is more moody and sad, as
if there were an element of coun-
try music in the vein of Emmylou
Harris sneaking in. But all of the
songs are not somber. Some are
playful and some actually start to
jam out, in their own relaxed way.
For the most part, the songs are
calm and solid, similar in this re-
gard to the Sundays and the Inno-
cence Mission.
"Flowers in December" is very
rootsy, again, like some country-
folk or Cowboy Junkies tune.
"Rhymes of an Hour" is dark and
introspective; the echo effect on the
guitar and the slow march of the
sparse percussion shows Roback
has listened to the Velvet Under-
ground. The slow soaring guitar
solo that closes "Rosebud" is grip-
ping and siren-like.
There is no mistaking the pe-
culiar quality that makes this band
stand out. The fact that they can
make a powerful emotional experi-
ence out of nothing more than an
acoustic guitar and Sandorval's
voice ("All Your Sisters") is no small
achievement. Many before them
have tried, tried and failed.
Among My Swan sounds rainy,
like the music best suited for a chilly
overcast morning, best spent, per-
haps, listening to such music and
drinking a cup of coffee, wrapped
in a blanket, sitting on the porch
swing, watching the downpour.
Maybe this is why many of the
photos in the cover art feature Hope
Sandorval and an umbrella. She has
been standing in the rain, and this
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in something is admirable. But for a
human being to retain that faith in
the face of infinite hardship is unbe-
lievable.
The second reason I find the
Book of Job so fascinating is the cru-
elty exhibited, not by Satan but by
God. I wonder why God feels the need
to justify himself to Satan in the first
place? Job asks God to explain why
he is being punished - begs, in fact
He feels that if he just understood
where he went wrong, if he just knew
what offense he was guilty of, then
he could keep his faith. But God re-
fuses to answer.
God has to destroy Job's life to
prove a point to Satan, but he doesn't
owe anything to his greatest follower.
Maybe I've got the wrong idea, but I
always figured that God should just
be the bigger person and tell Satan
to go jump off a bridge. I also won-
der why God would further punish
Job by giving him everything back
just so he can relive this personal
hell? The way I see it, I'd rather not
have such strong faith in God just so
that I don't draw attention to myself.
If Job hadn't been God's biggest fan,
he never would have gone through
all this.
My religious beliefs aside,
though, I can not wait to see this
show. When I say it is the "modern-
day" version of the Book of Job, I
kid you not J.B. is set in a traveling
circus, and director Cedric Winchell
has made the story even more cur-
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today's history. This is definitely a
"now" piece of theater.
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RANSOM from page 5
ring Glenn Ford, Donna Reed and Leslie
Nielsen. The Ford film is every bit as
melodramatic and full of cliches as the
current one. For the '50s, this kind of
film may have worked. No one in main-
stream Hollywood was concerned with
the plight of the common man, nor did
they believe that their audience would
be. It was much more interesting to watch
the trials and tribulations of a bunch of
whiny, rich white folk.
However, in the '90s this sentiment
doesn't translate well at all. It is hard to
care for a man who may be a felon. In
the new film, Gibson's character is be-
ing investigated by the FBI for possible
mafia payoffs he may have made. He is
worth millions of dollars and he uses his
money to pay his way out of every prob-
lem that comes his way. He seems so far
removed from society that it is exceed-
ingly difficult for the audience to iden-
tify with him.
This is a serious problem because
Gibson is the driving force and his screen
presence overwhelms all of the actors
involved, much to the detriment of the
film. If your hero is a money and power
hungry scumbag, then who are you go-
ing to root for?
Interesting dilemmas like this are
never even approached in the film. Ap-
parently the answer to that question, as
far as Howard is concerned, is that you
root for the scumbag. Because this stance
is so unbelievable, it automatically less-
ens the film's impact
Again, the film follows the typical
(and always disappointing) Hollywood
formula for a thriller, step by agonizing
step. Gibson and the rest of the cast look
as though they are sleep-walking through
their lines and any emotional content
they may have given to their perfor-
mances is ruined because it feels as if
they're reading off of cue cards most of
the time.
For instance, Russo's talent is com-
pletely wasted. She might as well not even
appear in the film because she simply
acts as a pretty piece of window dress-
ing who is only shown screaming, cry-
ing and looking disheveled. Lindo is com-
pletely passive and even goes so far as to
compromise his status as an FBI agent
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just so he can be Gibson's patsy. And I
haven't even talked about the bad guys
yet
Here's where we get one of the
strongest clues that this may indeed be
a less than perfect film - Donnie
Wahlberg plays one of the kidnappers in
the film. Yes, that Donnie Wahlberg
former New Kid on the Block and the
older brother of "Marky Mark" Wahlberg
the rapper turned film star. This should
be a screaming wake-up call for all you
possible viewers out there that this film
has a large potential to suck.
Even Sinise, who plays a police of-
ficer who is heavily involved with the
case, comes off as shallow and petty when
he throws angry temper tantrums. All
in all, every bit of talent that is involved
in this film (and which cost TouchstonS
Pictures a fortune to solidify) is com-
pletely wasted. It is a disappointing
shame.
The only thing that saved the film
when I saw it, the only reason it got the
"See It For Free" rating was the audi-
ence at Hendrix Theatre. Our student
audience is always a hitor-miss situation.
If a really good film is playing, the lacka-
daisical attitude and juvenile response
to the movie almost always ruins it On
the other hand though, if an overly
cheesy film (like Ransom) is being
viewed, then the jokes and applause and
cat-calls can add a needed bit of ambi-
ance to the movie. So, if you really want
to see this movie, do yourself a favor and
wait until it returns to Hendrix next year
(which it surely will) and see it for free.
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-LI V J)Ei from page 5
drinks soaked onto my elusive mind,
I began to notice just how well the
crowd related to the music they were
hearing. Nick has a real talent He
doesn't just play the covers that any-
one may want to hear in a bar, he also
plays the songs with a different atti-
tude.
Candles burned, the cigarette
smoke filled the room, and the soul
refused to let go. Someone else
needed to hear him scream. Fans
crowded the small stage to once again
push him into another break, another
breather. It was also rumored that
Brandon Tate and the rest of the
Clessuras family were on hand that
evening. I also heard a fan say dis-
tinctly that she had driven all the wajj
from Ohio to catch the show. That's
impressive. The fans seem to been just
as driven by the music as the artist
was by playing it
When the night came to a close;
everything in the dub was a mess. It
wasn't only Nick, 'twas also the ex-
cessive hip dancers falling in and out
of place in the other room. To many,
the room Nick played in at the Cellar
may be looked at as "the other room.
Well that "other room" is exactly what
has earned Nick C. the respect that
he is gaining in this small town called
Greenville.
"It's always more exciting to play
when the room is packed. I had a good,
time said Nick C. as he proceeded
to pack up and get out before the
massive amount of butt shakers;
poured in from the dance floor in the
real "other room
If I can say anything about art-
ists like Nick C, it is that they are few,
and far between. Artists like these are!
the strongest They're hungry and are
looking for a break. Respectfully said
Nick C, with his band Treading Evans
is up for a break in the near future.

HANNA frompage5
plained, he likes to experiment with
structure and elements, combining,
for example, bronze and marble in
a sculpture.
His sculptures often show two
distinct forms interacting.
"There is a dialogue going on
between each piece Jubran said.
He also enjoys altering the per-
ception of a sculpture by making the
piece appear totally different from
one side to the other.
"I want to bring an element of
surprise to the viewer he added.
Jubran's exhibition is the last
one scheduled this semester for the
Mendenhall Student Gallery. Com-
ing up next semester: Works in
Glass by Art Haney (Jan. 6 to Jan.
24), the 21st annual ILLUMINA Stu-
dent Art Competition and Exhibi-
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Tuesday, November 12,1996 The East Carolinian
Season promising for
women's basketball
Hokies hand ECU
third loss of season
Amanda Ross
Sports Editor
The Lady Pirates finally got a
chance to show their talent this sea-
son.
Wednesday night, ECU laced up
for their first exhibition game against
Croatia, posting a 60-50 win.
Vanderbilt transfer. Jen Cox, who
had to sit out last year after transfer-
ring, scored a team high 14 points.
Cox said she was glad to be playing
again, and that thu is a whole new
beginning for her.
"I had forgotten how it feels to
play Cox said. "I've forgotten my first
two years. This is a totally different
season. I have more confidence in
myself. It's a new start for me basi-
cally
Coach Anne Donovan, who be-
gins her second season as head coach,
was basically pleased for their first
organized game of the season.
"I was pleased for the first time
out Donovan said. "We played all 11
people we dressed and they all con-
tributed. Hopefully it gave us a chance
to get over the jitters
Senior Shay Hayes recently had
back surgery and is expected to be
red-shirted this season. Junior college
transfer Ashanta Sellers did not dress
due to a hip injury.
ECU jumped out early and took
a 10-2 lead off a Cox jumper. Croatia
was sluggish in the first half. ECU
took a 10 point lead with a Nicole
Mamula jumper and then ECU ex-
tended the lead by 12 points, 25-13,
with another Cox turnaround jumper.
Photo by AMANDA ROSS
The ECU Pirates went head-to-head with Virginia Tech but came up short 35-14. This week
they will host Ohio University for senior day, which is the seniors last home game.
"We could make excuses about Tech came out and scored in
Marcus Crandell not playing or not the third and was up 21-7. Then
taking advantage of turnovers, but Lamont Chappell took a 10-yard
Virginia Tech came out like a bull- pass from Gonzalez into the end
dozer ar.i steamrolled us zone and ECU found themselves
Amanda Ross
Sports Editor
Photo by PATRICK IRELAN
Mary Thorn grabs the ball, while Justine Allpress (3) runs
down court. ECU won thier first exhibition game 60-50.
Croatia bounced back and at the half
ECU only led by 27-25.
Cox led the scoring drive with six
points, while Laurie Ashenfelder and
Nicole Mamula added four in the first
half.
Donovan said that defensively, a
lot of improvements need to be made.
"We wanted a good effort on de-
fense and I don't think we got it
Donovan said.
Croatia took their first lead, 30-
29 at the start of the second half, but
Justine Allpress silenced their scoring
drive with three straight three-point-
ers. That allowed ECU to go ahead
38-30.
From that point, it was neck-to-
neck and with 10:35 left in the game,
the Lady Pirates found themselves
down by one. But that would be the
last time they were down.
ECU pulled ahead and didn't look
back, winning 60-50.
Offensively Donovan got what she
was looking for.
"We were looking for offensive
balance tonight and we got it We have
a lot of people who can put the ball
into the hole Donovan said.
Cox ended the game with 14
points, Allpress added 13, Mamula
added 11 and Tracey Kelley banged
in nine2076.
The Lady Pirates had another
exhibition game last night, but at press
time the results were not available.
Their first game of the regular
season will be Nov. 23 when they
travel to Appalachian State.
No one said it was going to be
easy.
With ECU'S quarterback
Marcus Crandell out with a
sprained left medial collateral,
backup Dan Gonzalez got the start-
ing nod from Coach Steve Logan.
Despite posting impressive
numbers for the juniors first start,
the Pirates still fell short to Vir-
ginia Tech, 35-14, in front of an al-
most sold out crowd.
Gonzalez completed 17 of 35
passes for 258 yards including two
touchdowns and three intercep-
tions. He said he was happy to get
his first start despite the loss.
"I've been waiting too long for
this chance Gonzalez said. "I'm
disappointed with the outcome, but
I'm glad I finally got the chance
The defense struggled through-
out the night allowing the Hokies
to rack up 591 total yards. Line-
backer B.J. Crane said no excuses
should be made about the game.
ECU kept
the game close
with the
Hokies posting
the first points
in the second
quarter to go
ahead 7-0.
Eight minutes
later VT
scored again
and the Pi-
rates found
themselves
down by two
touchdowns.
But the Pirates had an answer.
Gonzalez connected with Larry
Shannon for a 74-yard touchdown
reception with less than a minute
left in the first half. That gave Sh-
annon 17 career touchdown recep-
tions which ties him for the
school's all-time record set by
Clayton Driver.
"I'm disappointed
with the outcome,
but I'm glad I
finally got the
chance
� Dan Gonzalez, backup
quarterback
down again only
by seven.
That would be
the last time ECU
would score.
Tech came up
with two more
touchdowns and
ended the game
with a 21 point fa-
vor.
Logan said
this is the best
team his team has
played all season.
"Virginia Tech is the best team
that we've played probably in two
years Logan said. "I kind of felt
that way coming in and they proved
it tonight
Logan also gave credit to the
Hokies' defense.
"Their defense made the plays.
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FG-FGA REBOUNDS POINTS
Taking it to the basket!
Jen Cox6-15314
Justine Allpress5-10613
Nicole Mamula4-8311
Tracey Kelley3-9139
Heartbreaking loss
for women's soccer
Mike Daniska
Staff Writer
The 1996 ECU women's soccer
season ended Wednesday night at
the CAA tournament held in
Wilmington. The Lady Pirates lost
in penalty kicks after playing UNC-
Wilmington to a 0-0 tie in regula-
tion.
"It was a heartfelt loss, we
should have won freshman full-
back Shana Woodward said. "We felt
like we dominated the whole game.
we just couldn't get anything in the
net
The Lady Pirates outshot their
UNC-Wilmington counterparts 20-6,
but couldn't convert scoring oppor-
tunities. The loss capped off a 7-11-
2 season and a ninth place finish in
the CAA. The UNC-Wilmington
game was a reflection of the regu-
lar season.
"We really played hard and ag-
gressive, but we weren't really able
to capitalize on it third year coach
Neil Roberts said. "We were up
Don't
sometimes and down others, but
we've improved a great deal
The Lady Pirates' record was
impressive though, considering that
18 of the 26 players and nine of
the 11 tournament starters were
freshmen.
The team also had to overcome
numerous injuries, including five
ankle sprains, leading to many sub-
stitutions throughout the games.
One in particular was an injury to
one of the top players, mid-fielder
Courtney Jurchich, a junior trans-
fer from N.C. State.
Some of the standout perform-
ers throughout the injury plagued
season were freshmen Jill Davis,
Dana Durbin, Amy Horton and unior
forward Stacie Cause, who set
school records for goals and points.
Two of the team's more impres-
sive games were a 1-0 victory at
Georgetown and when they beat in-
state rival UNC-Wilmington. The
turning point of the season, how-
ever, was a loss to James Madison.
"We lost to JMU, but it was a
great battle Durbin said. "After the
JMU game, we felt like we came to-
gether
Despite ending the season with
a loss, the team remains optimistic.
"This year is like a rebirth of
soccer, overall a definite positive
Roberts said. " We are extremely
excited about the direction of the
program. Women's soccer is the fast-
est growing sport in the NCAA for
women, and this is only its third year
here at ECU
"We all came together in the
tournament game. We played for
pride Woodward said. "This sea-
son was a lot better than last year's
and we can do nothing but improve
One sign of improvement was
that Team Captain Stacie Cause was
named to the all-conference team.
"Our goals for the future are to
be competitive and improve our
standings in the CAA Roberts said.
With a team so young and tal-
ented, only experience can produce
winners. If they can overcome the
nagging injuries they had this year,
the next few seasons should be quite
Productive for these Lady Pirates.
Left- Othello Meadows flies through the
airduringThursday's game, as Alico Dunk,
right, takes the ball to the hoop. The
Pirates beat the Global Sport All-Stars 96-
78. Medows led with 19 points in the win.
ECU'S
SPORTS INFORMATION DEPARTMENT
The volleyball game against UNC-W
originally scheduled for last night will be
played tonight at 7 p.m.
The game will be played
in Minges Coliseum and is free to students.
The ECU volleyball team lost its ninth consecutive match as James Madison defeated ECU. 15-10. 15-12,4-15,
15-7. The Pirates are now 6-24 overall and 0-5 in the CAA for the season.
James Madison improved its record to 23-8. and 5-1 in the CAA.
Individually, Shannon Kaess had 14 kills, which ties her with Carrie Byrne for tenth place on the ECL single
season top ten list for kills. Kari Koenning added 10 digs and Julia D'Alo served up three aces in the loss.
The Pirates will home tonight against UNC-W at 7 p.m. in Minges Coliseum.
The men's tennis team completed fall play this weekend. Roope Kalajo and Kenny Kirhy both lost their first
round matches in the Rolex Region II Indoor Championships. The singles and doubles champions from each
region qualify for the Rolex National Indoor Championships, held later this fall.
UNC's Tripp Phillips, seeded seventh, defeated Kalajo 7-6 (4), 5-7,6-1. Eric Saunders (NCSU), a qualifier from
the early rounds, defeated Kirby 64, 6-2.
The swim teams were victorious over the weekend. On Saturday, both squads took home wins at ODU as well
as winning at William & Mary on Sunday.
The men squeezed by ODU by a score of 128-115 before claiming a victory against William & Mary 131 104.
The Lady Pirates (3-0, 3-0 CAA) had a much easier road beating both teams by an average of over 48 points; ODU
140-87 and William & Mary 140-96.
Sophomore Richard Chen enjoyed two victories over the weekend. He won the 200 fry :it ODU and the 100
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Tuesday, November 12,1996
TECH from page 8
It wasn't anything we did sloppy.
They knocked a pass down or got
pressure on the passer. It wasn't
anything more than good play on
their part Logan said.
Defensively, Crane came u big
for the Pirates. Saturday was
Crane's birthday and he had hoped
to be celebrating a win with the
birthday cake, but that didn't hap-
pen. However, he did record 10
tackles and recovered a fumble for
the Pirates.
But Crane was disappointed in
the way the defense allowed Tech
to score five times.
"Yes, we did take the ball away,
but they put 35 points on the
board Crane said. "The offense
has no control over the other team
scoring
All last week in practice,
Gonzalez was practicing in antici-
pation of playing against the
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Hokies. Logan said they didn't re-
ally change the game plan because
Gonzalez is capable of running the
offense.
"We didn't scale the game plan
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called the regular offense and
Danny understood what was going
on. I thought Danny played very
well. He threw the ball beautifully
Scott Harley broke into the
record books as only the ninth
player in ECU history to record
1,000 rushing yards in one season.
Harley rushed for just 54 yards on
Saturday, but that was good
enough to put him at 1,044 for the
season with three games left in the
season.
Currently Harley ranks eighth
in the nation in rushing.
The Pirates will prepare for
Ohio University this Saturday. This
is Senior Day, as the seniors will
play their last game in Dowdy
Ficklen. Game time is set for 2 p.m.
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fly at W&M. Andy Byrnes a fresh-
man, claimed three wins. He
claimed first place against the Mon-
archs in the 200 back and the 50
free and 100 back against W&M.
The Lady Pirates had a very
dominating performance on both
days, but especially against the
Lady Tribe of W&M. Freshman
Casey Dodge was a multi-event win-
ner over the weekend. She won all
four diving competitions, two one
meter and two three-meter wins.
Fellow freshman Casey Sloan won
both the 500 and 1000 free events
at W&M.
"We swam very, very fast and
are happy to be undefeated Head
Coach Rick Kobe said.
The next action for both
squads will be Nov. 17 against Duke
at Minges Aquatic Center on the
ECU campus. This will be the Pi-
rates' first home meet of the sea-
son. It is set to begin at 1 p.m.
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Tuesday, November 12,1996 The East Carolinian
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For Rent
Wanted: Graduate student seeking 1 male
housemate $170mo. Includes utilities.
Close to campus. Call Kevin 752-5557.
Male roommate wanted: Players Club
Apartments. WasherDryer, use of all
amenities, split cable, phone and utilities
4 ways. Call Today! 321-7613. Very Afford-
able.
Female roommate wanted to share 3 bed-
room, 2 12 bath townhouse at Twin
Oaks. 1 12 miles from campus, ECU bus
route, very spacious, low utilities. Call
Cara 754-2942.
MaleFemale roommate wanted. Nice
house, close to campus. 752-8682.
Female roommate wanted to share 2 bed-
room, 2 bath townhouse. All furnishings
except BDR. WasherDryer included. Pets
negotiable available mid December. Must
be clean and sociable. Rent $217.50
month. Must see! 756-6556
Female roommate wanted: Players Club
Apartments. WasherDryer, use of all
amenities, split cable, phone and utilities
4 ways. Call Today 321-7613. Very Afford-
able!
ThreeFour bedroom house at 201 East
13th. All hardwood floors five blocks from
campus. Rent $450month. Call 757-3191.
Female roommate Wanted: 2 bedroom, 2
bath, Dogwood Hollow Apts washer
dryer, $237.50 rent and 12 utilities, non-
smoker. Call Jennifer at 752-8555.
Wanted: Roommate for Dec. 1. Block
from campus, two blocks from downtown.
Spacious 3 bedroom with washerdryer.
$150 deposit and $225 rent Call Michelle
757-9310.
Close to ECU - Woodcliff Apts 10th
Street - 2 bedrooms, very energy efficient,
washerdryer hook-ups, watersewer in-
cluded. 756-0944.
Townhouse for Rent. 2 or 3 bedroom, 2
12 baths, fully equipped kitchen, WD
hookups, central heat and air and patio.
Nice neighborhood. Safe environment.
Call today! Chandra 752-0687.
Male roommate wanted- Furnished bed-
room with private bath. Convenient to
campus. Call 321-1848 after 6:00 pm.
MF needed to move into 2bdr apt sur-
rounded by fun and friendly neighbors.
Located on Fifth Street across campus,
downtown. $200 a month. Available Jan.
1st Call 757-3434.
Non-smoking female roommate wanted.
3 blocks from campus. Central ACHeat.
WD. Dishwasher. Only $242 a month and
13 utilities. Call 752-6999. Available now!
Female roommate wanted. Kingston Con-
dominiums townhouse. Own bedroom and
bathroom. Free cable. Furnished and pool
$190 rent deposit 13 utilities. Call Su-
san, Nicole, Stephanie at 551-6766.
2 tickets for ECU vs State game. $60.00
(in the lower deck) Call 551-7537 Days,
946-9942 after 6 pm.
Look better & FEEL GREAT 100 Natu-
ral & Dr. recommended. A healthier you
through cellular nutrition. 30 Day money-
back guarantee. Call now 756-1188.
Vacation for sale: Four night hotel accom-
modations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Cruise to Bahamas, two night hotel ac-
commodations on Grand Bahama Island,
two tickets, $398. Call 931-0419.
For Sale: Golf clubs: Palmer Axiom II 3-
PW $150. Excellent shape. Hogan bag,
$175.2-3 woods, one driver. $45 each. CD
Player, Kenwood Portable $80, limited use.
Computer desk, $60 like new, chair in-
cluded. Mountain bike GT Tequesta in
good shape, $130. Contact Karl 754-2862.
Bus trip to and from Charlotte to the ECU
- State game. Includes travel to and from
Charlotte (leaving Friday, Nov. 29th and
returning Sunday, Dec. 1st), Friday and
Saturday night hotel, and shuttle to and
from game on Saturday. $300couple.
T! -kets to game also available. Call 523-
1192.
P100 computer without any ram, hard
drive, or CD-rom. Has SVGA 15" monitor.
Call 754-8261.
Moving Sale: Recliner, Wall unit coffee
table, TV stand, chair, sleeper sofa: All
must go! Best offer taken. Call 7524457.
Sony Stereo 135 wattschannel, $400.
Large entertainment center, $150. Kicker
box two 12" woofers, $150. Alphasonik
amplifier, 300 watts, $150. Brian 752-
1891.
Admire Voluptuous, Rubenesque, Majes-
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women? Then order photographic images
of Gorgeous full-figured African American
women modeling exotic lingerie! All ma-
terial is non-pornographic and free of
nudity. Write: African-American Multi-
Media Productions, P.O. Box 28051, Ra-
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8771 or E-mail:amp3@ix.netcom.com A
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30 Shopping Days left! Now is the time
to guarantee the lowest rates and best ho-
tels for spring break. Leisure Tours has
packages to South Padre, Cancun. Jamaica
and Florida. 800-838-8203
AAAA! Spring Break Bahamas Party
Cruise! 6 Days $279! Includes All Meals,
Parties, Taxes! Great Beaches & Nightlife!
Prices Increase Soon - Save $50!
springbreaktravel.com 1-800-678-6386
Now Hiring Playmates. Top Pay. AH shifts.
Must be 18 years old. Call today 747-7686,
Snow Hill, NC.
African-American Multi-Media Produc-
tions is now recruiting full-figured Afri-
can-American women to model exotic lin-
gerie during photographic sessions. All
work is non-pornographic and free of
nudity. Earn up to $100 per hour! You
must be at least 21 years of age to appiy.
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mail amp3@ix.netcom.com.
$1750 weekly possible mailing our
circulars. For info call 202-298-1335
Tropical Resorts Hiring - Entry-level &
career positions available worldwide (Ha-
waii, Mexico, Caribbean, etc.). Waitstaff,
housekeepers, SCUBA dive leaders, fitness
counselors, and more. Call Resort Empioy-
ment Services 1-206-971-3600 ext.
R53625.
Office support staff: Customer Service -
take payments, assist with inquiresre-
turns. Clerical Associate - ability to orga-
nize, and follow through. Duties includ-
ing data entrypaperwork. Daytime hours
needed for 25-30 hours per week. (Cus-
tomer Service position includes weekend
hours). Applications accepted Tuesday, 1-
5pm, Brody's, The Plaza. For information,
call 756-3140.
Wanted: basketball Officials for
Greenville Recreation & Parks Depart-
ment winter basketball league. Position
pays 10412 a game. Clinics will be held
to train new and experienced officials.
However, a basic knowledge and under-
standing of the game is necessary. Man-
datory organizational meeting will be held
Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 pm. For more
information, please call 8304550 or 830-
4567.
Part time workers needed for local busi-
ness. For free details, send a self-addressed
stamped envelope to: S.P.E.L Dept D3,
106 Dogwood Drive, Washington, NC
27889.
AAAA! Cancun & Jamaica Spring Break
Specials! 7 Nights Air & Hotel $399!
Prices Increase Soon - Save $50! Save
$150 on Food, Drinks & Free Parties!
111 Lowest Price Cuarantee!
springbreaktravel.com 1-800-678-6386
Hundreds of students are Earning Free
Spring Break Trips & Money! Sell 8 Trips
& Go Free! Bahamas Cruise $279, Cancun
& Jamaica $399, Panama CityDaytona
$119! www.springbreaktravel.com 1-800-
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Coolest Vacations! Guaranteed lowest
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J I and 2 Bedroom Range, Refridgerator,Washer,
I Dryer Hookups. Decks and Patios in most units.
j Laundry Facility. Sand Volleyball Court. Located 5
blocks from campus.
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Other
Brody's and Brody's for Men are accept-
ing applications for additional Part Time
year-round and seasonal positions. Take
advantage of the extra holiday money and
a merchandise discount and join in the
excitement of the holiday season. Get your
job shopping done before the holidays
arrive! Applications accepted Tuesday, 2-
6pm, Brody's, The Plaza and Carolina East
Mall.
Attention Students: Earn extra cash stuff-
ing envelopes at home. All materials pro-
vided. Send SASE to Midwest Distributors,
P.O. Box 624, Olathe, KS 66051. Immedi-
ate response.
Opportunity is knocking You could be
earning $500 - $5000 a MONTH. Call 756-
1188 for Info.
We are now accepting applications for
part- time employment Flexible hours -
Earn extra money for Christmas. Please
apply at Kmart Greenville, NC. Between
9am-5pm.
Someone to pick up and take care of two
children after school nine hours per week.
References required. Call 931-6904 and
leave a message.
Teach English in Eastern Europe - Con-
versational English teachers needed in
Prague, Budapest, or Krakow. No teach-
ing certificate or European languages re-
quired. Inexpensive room & boardother
benefits. For info, call: (206) 971-3680 ext
K53624.
Cruise ships Now hiring - Earn up to
$2,000 month working on Cruise Ships
or Land-Tour companies. World travel.
Seasonal & full-time employment avail-
able. No experience necessary. For more
information call 1-206-971-3550 ext.
C53628.
Attention ALL Students! Grants and
scholarships available from sponsors! No
repayments, ever! $$$ Cash for college
$$$. For info: 1-80040O-0209.
The town crier is now available to east-
ern NC. To receive an issue via e-mail, send
email address to
sperkins@ecu.campus.mci.net
Attention all Students! Over $6 Billion
in public and private sector grants & schol-
arships is now available. All students are
eligible. Let us help. For more info, call:
1-800-263-6495 ext F53629.
Greek
Personals
LEARN TO
SKYDIVE!
Carolina Sky Sports
(919) 496-22X4
Announcements
The Women's Studies Alliance will be
holding an organizational meeting on
Tuesday, November 12, at 4 pm in Rawl,
Room 105. Anyone with an interest in
Women's Studies is welcome.
Singers wanted: Choral singers are
needed for MUSC 1895, Section 2 in the
spring semester. Course is open to any-
one who has sung in a chorus. No tests -
good attitude and regular attendance are
only requirements. Class offers a chance
to develop your singing voice in a non-
threatening group setting. No audition
required. Meets from 2:00 - 2:50 on Mon-
days and Wednesdays. Qualifies for Fine
Arts credit. For more information contact
Dr Rhonda Fleming in the School of
Music:328-6243.
Free contra dance! Sat Nov. 16, 1996,
7:30 pm at Baptist Student Union, on
Tenth Street Come alone or bring a friend.
No experience necessary. Sponsored by
University Folk and Country Dance Club.
Greenville NOW (National Organization
for Women) will meet Wednesday, Nov. 13,
5:30 pm at the Szechuan Garden restau-
rant ECU women are invited to attend.
For information, call 756-8973 or 756-
1811,
Christmas break ski week - head up north
to Vermont for a skiing vacation January
5-11. Interested individuals must register
by November 15 in 204 Christenbury.Rec
Services 328-6387.
Attention ODK members: There is a Gen-
eral Body meeting Nov. 12 at 6 pm in
Mendenhall Student center. New tappee's
will be approved and tapping schedules
will be given. This will be a short but im-
portant meeting. For more information,
call 3284732.
ama meeting: The American Marketing
Thank you Colin Mcrae and Heather Cox,
Homecoming Queen, for representing the
ECU Ambassadors!
Looking for the man of your dreams? Well
stop searching and get out to Pantana
Bob's tonight for the male auction! Men
for everyone, and free prizes too. Bring
some cash, because the fun starts around
10 PM! Don't miss it or you'll be sorry.
ECU Ambassadors, Good Luck in the co-
rec flag football playoffs!
Weekends spent in the dark warehouse
making decorations, stressing over find-
ing a trailer, displaying house decorations
5:30 AM in the rain, fighting for materi-
als. We did it! Congratulations ECU Am-
bassadors on keeping the winning tradi-
tion alive this Homecoming! Your hard
work paid off! Banner First place, House
Decoration First place, Float Competition,
Second place, but most of all we brought
home the SPIRIT CUP!
Thank you Deana NcLeod and the Eneriti
Committee for a wonderful evening un-
der the Hilton skylights!
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Association is having a general meeting
tonight at 6:00 in GCB 1028. The guest
speaker will be Steve Gowan, director of
ECU's sport marketing. Free subs at the
meeting. You'll be surprised at what we're
doing.
ESL Tutors Needed: Volunteers are
needed as tutors for English As A Second
Language. A workshop will be held on
Friday, Nov. 15 at Pitt Community Col-
lege from 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM in the
Henry Leslie Building to train volunteers
to be ESL tutors. For more information
or to register, all Literacy Volunteers at
752-0439. Help an adult to learn English.
Thurs. Nov. 14 - ECU Steel Orchestra,
Mark Ford, director, AJ Fletcher Recital
Hall, 7:00 PM Thurs. Nov. 14 - Guest
Recital, Meadowmount Trio, Ensemble-in-
Residence of the Meadowmount School
of Music in New York, Stephen Shipps,
violin. Owen Carman, cello, Eric Larsen,
piano, with Deborah Chodacki, clarinet,
AJ Fletcher Recital Hall. 8:15 PM Fri. Nov.
15 - Senior Recital, Michael A. Weaver,
viola, AJ Fletcher Recital Hall 7:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 15 - Senior Recital, John Presto,
saxophone, 9:00 PM Sat.Nov.16 � Senior
Recital, Russell Knight saxophone, AJ
Fletcher Recital Hall 7:00 PM Sat Nov. 16
- Senior Recital, Jennifer Cantania, flute
and Ryan E. Featherer, viola, AJ Fletcher
Recital Hall, 9:00 PM Sun. Nov. 17 � Se-
nior Recital, Renee Wilbur, clarinet AJ
Fletcher Recial Hall 2:00 PM Sun.Nov.
17 - Senior Recital, Jennifer Wilmouth,
voice and Kelly Wheeler, voice, AJ Fletcher
Recital Hall, 4:00 PM Mon. Nov.18 - Tues-
dayThursday Jazz Ensemble, Peter Mills,
director, with guest artist Ben Kono, saxo-
phone. Contemporary Jazz Ensemble,
Paul Tardif, Director.
Thanks to Robvn Hawkins and all our
crushes for making crush party a success.
Love, the sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha.
Congratulations New Zeta EC Officers:
President - Meg Watson; VPI - Erin Riley;
VPII - Catherine Truedell; Secretary - Amy
Bergner, Treasurer - Christy Lee; Ritual -
Whitney Drawdy; Historian - Robyn
Hawkins; Membership - Kim Carson;
Panhellenic - Heather Wellman. Love, your
Zeta Sisters.
Themis is watching. Love, the sisters of
Zeta Tau Alpha.
Theresa Donovan and Stephanie Phillips:
Congratulations on your acceptance into
nursing school. We are proud of you! Love,
your Alpha Omicron Pi sisters.
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Carolinian got you
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let me go then, Peg.
I've got to make a call
to The East Carolinian.
Maybe now I can
finally get rid of that
old hound dog of Ed's.

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Title
The East Carolinian, November 12, 1996
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East Carolina's student-run campus newspaper was first published in 1923 as the East Carolina Teachers College News (1923-1925). It has been re-named as The Teco Echo (1925, 1926-1952), East Carolinian (1952-1969), Fountainhead (1969-1979), and The East Carolinian (1969, 1979-present). It includes local, state, national, and international stories with a focus on campus events.
Date
November 12, 1996
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