The East Carolinian, April 13, 1999

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Would you rather attend virtual classes'
Students explain why they l$t up.
Virtual university to let students attend class online
New program includes
exams, office visits
Everyone with access to the
Internet will now able to complete
a wider variety of ECU courses on-
According to Or. David VVatkins,
Former WZMB
manager dismissed
Amy Wagner
An appeal contesting his dismissal
has been filed by the former
Oeneral Manager of WZMB.
Marc Senary, was fired on March
4 by Media Board chairperson
Raymond McGill for failing to
keep his office hours. Me request-
ed that the Media Board and Paul
Wright, the Media Board adviser,
review this decision in their next
meeting. According to Schatz, the
meeting was closed and they
would not release the minutes to
him. The dismissal was upheld at
this meeting.
McGill would not comment on
the board's decision, but said that
Schatz had every right to appeal.
"It's every student's right to
appeal any decisions made by a
student-led board said McGill.
Schatz, who has worked for
WZMB for three years, rising to
the position of general manager,
appealed the ruling to Dr. Alfred
Matthews, vice chancellor of
Student Life.
According to Schatz's dismissal
letter, the Media Board dismissed
him from his position because he
did not maintain his office hours.
Schatz admits to missing his office
hours on three occasions.
special assistant to the VCAA for
information resources, ECU Virtual
University will include virtual class-
rooms, exams, financial services,
library research and office visits
with professors.
VVatkins said that the option
should be up and running next fall,
but there is "no guarantee because
they have to tie all the loose ends
I Ie also said that there are already a
lot of class supplements up and run-
"We're actually hoping to get it
ready before fall semester so that
professors will have enough time to
become familiar with the program
and get their information up before
classes actually start said Watkins.
Watkins said he did not know
exactly how many classes will be
available through the Virtual
"It depends on how many facul-
ty members want to get involved
and how students respond to it
said Watkins.
ECU is planning to purchase a
license to use a program called
Courselnfo from Blackboard, Inc.
Courselnfo will help standardize
on-line courses and "help to simpli-
fy things said Watkins. It will also
provide a template for instructors
who feel less than confident about
their computer capabilities.
Other colleges in the University
of North Carolina System already
have some of these capabilities,
including NC State.
"I take an on-line class right in
my dorm room said Cameron
Schwartz, NC State freshman. "It's
not any easier than a regular class
that you actually attend, but it is
more convenient
Some non-traditional students
are very excited about the Virtual
"I'd love to take classes on-line
said Cindy Targy, a non-traditional
student and mother of two. " I feel
out of place in some of my classes
because I'm so much older than the
other students
"The ability to take classes
online would be a great help to me
and my busy schedule said
sophomore Michael Smith. "I could
use the new-found time to pursue
other ventures in college such as
my work and hobbies. My roomate
is taking a class over the internet
through ECU now and he only
dedicates 30-45 minutes a day to it
whereas the traditional class would
take one hour to one hour and IS
minutes to cover the same thing
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fic accidents and the utilization of
this technique
Failure to pay the fine can result
in serious actions, such as vehicle
The legislation has been intro-
duced and the bill may be passed in
the next few months.
Officials say the the high rate of
accidents is not completely due to
the student population of
Greenville, and that cities with a
university are not the only ones
who might be getting the cameras.
"College towns are not being
Amy Elliot
contributing writer
It's that time of year again. Uncle
Sam is knocking on doors�just in
time to collect his annual taxes.
However, starting this year stu-
dents or their parents can feel less
of a sting in their pockets with the
help of either of two new educa-
tion related tax credits. A new tax
deduction this year also reduces
interest on student loans. All of
these credits are due to the new
Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997,
passed by Congress and signed
into law by the president.
The first of the new deductions
is called the HOPE Credit for
undergraduates. This tax credit
can equal up to $1,500 per student
per year for the first two years of
post-secondary education. But,
according to the IRS, this credit
doesn't apply to graduate and pro-
fessional level programs and can't
be used by a student convicted of
a felony drug offense.
An example of benefits would
look something like this: If a stu-
dent's parents' gross income is
$70,000 parents claim one student
in their second year of college on
their taxes and would normally pay
$4,300 in 1998 for tuition costs.
But, with the HOPE credit, 100
percent of the first $1,000 plus 50
percent of the next $1,000 paid for
Meters record negative time
Students not charged
for extra minutes
James Poe
staff writer
Many students say they are
resigned to the fact that parking
meters on campus are a part of uni-
versity life.
On some campus meters nega-
tive time is measured. The meters
begin measuring negative time
after the time that was paid for runs
out. It stops when more money is
put in.
According to Johnnie Eastwood,
external operations manager for
Parking and Traffic Services, offi-
cials are only aware of six meters
that record negative time. These
meters are near the financial aid
office. East wood said that the
department have plans to conduct a
field study to determine which
meters have the capability to record
negative time.
Eastwood said he believes that
this function is in everyone's best
However, due to
the confusion that
negative time has
caused, there will
be no more
meters that
record negative
time installed in
the future.
"We would rather have people
parking the right way and (Parking
and Traffic Services) earning only
25 cents than people parking ille-
gally and getting the fine amount
Eastwood said.
Meters in front of university post office record negative time.
Parking attendants do not
charge students for the amount of
negative time recorded, but use the
reading to asses how long a student
Students celebrate
Earth Week April 17-25
Events include clean
sweep, inductions
Terra Stf.inbeiser
staff writer
Earth Day is known as the one day
of the year when people take time
to think about the environmental
well-being of our planet.
Greenville, however, is taking an
entire week to celebrate, clean up
and honor Mother Earth.
April 17-25 has been designated
Earth Week in Greenville, even
though the city has not consistently
celebrated the environmental holi-
day in the past
"We've had really big events
some years and almost no recogni-
tion of it other years said John
Anema, chairperson for the Cypress

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Thi Eitt Carolinian
Site of 1993 shooting
rampage reopens after
the site of a 1993 shooting rampage
in which four people died, has
reopened after a three-month reno-
Kenneth Junior French entered
the restaurant on Aug. 6, 1993 and
killed owners Pete and Ethel
Parrous and customers Wesley
Cover and James Kidd.
Eight others were wounded in
the 20-minute shotgun attack.
French is serving four life sentences
plus 35 years at Raleigh's Central
The recent work is the first
major renovation done to the 69-
year-old restaurant since the shoot-
ings, said Linda Parrous, the
Parrous' daughter and current co-
Deer collide with
commuter plane
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) - A com-
muter plane speeding toward take-
off at a rural airport slammed into a
doe and two fawns, damaging the
plane and killing the animals.
None of the 10 passengers or
crew aboard the 19-seat USAirways
Express propeller plane was injured
in the collision, which occurred just
before dawn Thursday at the air-
port about 70 miles southeast of
The deer damaged the plane's
right wheel and engine, forcing can-
cellation of the Charlotte-bound
The deer apparently wandered
onto the runway after clearing a 6-
foot fence that separates the airport
from nearby woods.
Woman gets 40 years
for murdering
boyfriend's daughter
woman who fatally beat her
boyfriend's 2 12-year-old daughter
while he was at work has been sen-
tenced to 40 years in prison.
Tanya Drummond, 22, of
Portsmouth was convicted Jan. 29
of first-degree murder in the death
of Benita Godley a year earlier.
A medical examiner testified
during her January trial that she
found 52 bruises on Benita's body,
about 10 on her forehead, cheek
and chin.
Prosecutors said the child died
was beaten after her father, Thomas
Boone, left Benita in Ms.
Drummond's care in the motel
room they shared and went to work
Jan. 13,1998. Boone testified at trial
that Ms. Drummond was angry
after they fought before he left for
work that night.
Two indicted for
criminally negligent
homicide after crash
Two Chattanooga women have
been indicted for criminally negli-
gent homicide following an acci-
dent that killed an unrestrained
child in their car in November.
It's the first time in Hamilton
County that homicide charges have
been brought against adults in the
death of a child under the child
restraint law, authorities said.
In the Nov. 9 wreck, 2-year-old
Carton Bowers Jr. was sitting in his
mother's lap in the front seat and
was crushed between her and the
airbags. He died two days later.
The toddler's mother, Latrecc
Jones, 18, and the car's driver,
Latitia D. Abernathy, 26, now face
up to six years in prison.
The driver of the other car
involved in the wreck was convict-
ed of failure to yield, a misde-
meanor offense, i
Rwandan Hutu leader
asks for forgiveness
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - Rwanda's
Hutu prime minister has asked that
his party be forgiven for its role in
the 1994 genocide, state-run Radio
Rwanda reported.
Prime Minister Pierre-Celestin
Rwigema asked Saturday that his
Republican Democratic Movement
be forgiven "for the divisive ideolo-
gy of some of its leaders who led
the 1994 genocide and massacres
the radio said.
At ceremonies last week com-
memorating the fifth anniversary of
the genocide, President Pasteur
Bizimungu called on Rwanda to
unite in condemning the killings.
A statement from Rwigema's
Hutu-dominated party said the
genocide conflicted with the party's
goal of democracy, according to the
radio. The party condemned all of
its leaders who preached divisive-
ness, the statement said.
Mbeki's son
killed by apartheid
security forces
(AP) The only child of South
Africa's likely next president disap-
peared in 1981 and was presumably
killed by apartheid security forces,
reports said Sunday.
Deputy President Thabo
Mbeki's spokesman acknowledged
that the man expected to succeed
Nelson Mandela as president had a
son bom out of wedlock when he
was 16 but denied the child's exis-
tence was a secret.
"To refer to it as a secret is mere-
ly to sensationalize a matter that is
already in the public domain said
spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa.
Mamoepa said the disappear-
ance in 1981 of the young man,
named Kwanda, has been referred
to the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission, which is investigating
human rights abuses during the
Convicted in 11
murders, NG seeks
jury's mercy
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) A seri-
al killer who managed to delay his
conviction in 11 murders for 14
years now seeks to convince a jury
that he should spend the rest of his
life in prison rather than be put to
Lawyers for Charles Ng, a
Hong Kong native and veteran of
the U.S. Marine Corps, will offer
mitigating evidence starting
Monday with testimony from
mental health professionals, jailers
and family members.
Deputy Public Defender
William Kelley will seek to counter
the heart-wrenching accounts
given by victims' families to jurors
during the penalty phase of the
trial, which determines whether
Ng will receive death by injection
or life in prison without parole.
Kelley said he will spend a
week calling witnesses and
promised "a couple of surprises
but declined to give details.
Members of Ng's family are
expected to testify for the first
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targeted said Jatko. "We have
just as many traffic violations dur-
ing the summer
And, students said they have no
problem with the proposed
"A measure like this is the only
way to curb violations said
Freshman Adrienne Prelewicz. "It
is a way to know that you will def-
initely be caught
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Group of the North Carolina Sierra
Club. "I was at the first Earth
Week celebration in Greenville in
1970. We held a vigil on the mall at
ECU to raise awareness about pro-
tecting the earth
A wide spectrum of events have
been scheduled to take place dur-
ing Earth Week, including a March
for the Parks fund-raiser, a Tar
River Canoe and Kayak Clean-up,
the ECU Campus Clean-Up,
childen's book readings and talks
by local environmentalists on such
topics as "Getting to Know the
Birds" and the "Leave Only
Footprints" wilderness ethic.
"With so many diverse activi-
ties, there really is something for
everyone said Anema. "We're
hoping that the variety will
encourage people to come out and
get involved
ReLeaf of Greenville has
donated trees which are to be
planted along Airport Boulevard at
an Arbor Day Celebration on April
"I think it is so admirable when
companies really take an active
role in preserving and protecting
the environment said Karen
Jacobs, sophomore.
City dignitaries as well as repre-
sentatives from the North Carolina
Forest Service and the
Department of Transportation will
be present at the tree-planting cer-
Also on April 22, Epsilon Nu
Eta, the Environmental Health
Honor Society, will induct nine
new members for being outstand-
ing environmentalists in Eastern
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has been parked in the spot. This
reduces potential arguments from
students claiming that their time
has only recently run out.
East wood said that the most
commonly patrolled areas are
checked every 30 minutes. Other
North Carolina. Some of the
inductees include US
Representative Eva Clayton; Mr.
Herbert Carlton, a retired associate
professor at ECU; Dr. David
McNaught, the director of the
North Carolina Clean Water
Management Trust Fund; Admiral
Webster Young, director of the
Office of Emergency Preparedness
and Captain Patrick Bahan from
the National Center for
Environmental Health Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention.
ECU students Valerie De Los
Santos, Tami Linkous, Ronald
Williams and Allison Allen will be
inducted as well.
"Induction is based on GPA and
contributions to the environmental
community said Tami Linkous, a
senior majoring in environmental
health and the Vice President of the
Environmental Health Club.
"Some of us from the
Environmental Health Club went
around to fourth-grade classes and
talked about recycling and things
like that to raise awareness
All of the events that will take
place during Earth week are run by
volunteers and promoted by both
public and private sponsors. "Most
of our sponsors have helped out in
some way in the past said Anema.
"We use them as a way to really
pool our resources to raise the level
of environmental awareness
Volunteers are still needed to help
out with many of the activities. If
you are interested in volunteering,
please contact John Anema at 758-
8959. All events are open to the
public and a complete schedule of
events is available at Sheppard
Memorial Library.
less busy areas might not be
checked for an hour and a half.
According to Eastwood, the parking
meters only earn $5,500-$6,000 dol-
lars during the fall and spring
semesters. In addition, Eastwood
said that all of the towing money
goes to the towing contractors.
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According to Schatz, the first time
he did not keep his office hours was
because of illness. The second time
he missed office hours was when he
was on live remote for WZMB, and
the third time he simply missed, he
said. But, he maintains that he
informed Wright of this and made
the hours up that same day.
Schatz was also tardy four times,
but said this was because the secre-
tary who keeps track of this was not
aware he changed his office hours,
even though he had posted it on his
"I generally put in 20-30 hours at
the station a week anyway said
Schatz. "To fire me for that seems
a bit extreme
Schatz said he appealed because
he felt the Media Board did not fol-
low proper guidelines stated in the
Media Board operations manual.
"They can't just make up the
rules as they go along said Schatz.
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tuition can be deducted. These par-
ents could claim $1,500 credit, the
maximum amount to be saved.
Senior biology major, Elish
Lewis, said she thinks the new
deductions are great. She said that
she will not be affected but her par-
ents will. The new deductions can
only be claimed by the parent or the
student � not by both. If the stu-
dent was claimed as a dependent on
the parent's tax returns, the student
cannot claim the tax credit.
The amount of each credit is
determined by the amount paid for
tuition and related expenses or from
the amount of the parent's modified
adjusted gross income. Only low to
middle class families benefit from
this deduction.
According to Schatz, the board
has to give three documented warn-
ings before dismissing an employ-
ee. Schatz said that he only
received a written, final warning.
Schatz said that Wright sent a
copy of a final warning letter to
Matthews, but that this was the first
time he had seen it
"It was basically my word against
his Wright's said Schatz.
Wright said that he did send the
letter to Schatz, but that he didn't
have anything to do with Schatz's
'The board hired him, therefore
the board is the only one that can
take action said Wright.
Matthews would not comment
on his decision to deny Schatz's
"I think the media board doesn't
know what they're doing said
Schatz. "The students that are
there arc supposed to represent the
students' best interest in mind, but
they didn't even know the rulesin
their own operation manual '
Credits are phased out for modi-
fied adjusted gross income above
$40,000 and eliminated completely
for modified AGI over $50,000.
The second tax credit is the
Lifetime Learning Credit, which is
up to $1,000 per year. This credir is
for expenses paid after June 30,
1998 for academic periods begin-
ning after that date. The credit
applies to undergraduate, graduate
level and professional degree cours-
es. If qualified, the student's credit
equals 20 percent of the post-sec-
ondary tuition and fees you pay
each year.
Students can't take both credits
at once. If you need more informa-
tion on these credits, contact your
local IRS office or download tax
forms and booklets from the IRS
home page at
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April 7
Harassing Phone Calls - A resi-
dent of Fletcher Hall reported
receiving two harassing phone calls
in her room.
Fire Alarm - Officers responded
to a fire alarm in Clement Hall.
Upon arrival, they spoke with a res-
. idem of Clement who stated that
the food she was microwaving
caught on fire. She stated that she
threw the food on the carpet in
front of her room, catching the car-
pet on fire. She extinguished the
fire with a cup of water. The fire
department arrived and determined
the fire was accidental.
Unauthorized Use of a Motor
Conveyance - A resident of
Fletcher Hall reported that two
other residents of Fletcher Hall
took the key to her vehicle without
permission. The victim declined
April 8
Second Degree TrespassResist,
Delay & ObstructVisitation
Violation - A student was arrest-
ed for second degree trespassing
and resist, delay and obstruct. He
was found in the hallway of
Clement Hall, asleep near the ele-
vators on an all female floor.
Another male student was found in
a room in Clement Hall and was
issued a campus appearance ticket
for violating the visitation policy
and for using
Miscellaneous Call - A staff
member reported that unknown
chemicals had been placed in soap
containers in the men's restroom at
the Recreation Center. Health and
Safety determined the substance
was harmless and removed it.
Simple Assault - A non-student
reported that a resident of Scott
Hall assaulted him earlier that
evening at the front entrance to
Tyler Hall. The victim stated that
he was struck on the chest, causing
minor bruises to his upper right
chest. The accused called the
Police Department reporting four
subjects in a vehicle west of Scott
Hall waving
a weapon and threatening to kill
someone. The vehicle was stopped
east of Scott Hall and a consent
search was conducted. No weapons
were located. The victim of the
assault stated he will secure a war-
rant for the assault.
Arson - Officers responded to a
fire alarm at Garrett Hall. Upon
arrival, an officer met with a staff
member who told the officer the
fire was on the third floor in a study
room. He also advised that a staff
member put out the fire. A 22 inch
by four inch bum spot and two
minor burn spots were located in
the room. The fire department
responded and brought in fans to
clear the smoke. The fire depart-
ment personnel determined that
the fire was set intentionally.
April 9
Trespassing - A non-student was
arrested for second degree trespass-
ing at the Wright Place. The perpe-
trator was previously banned for
trespassing in White Hall. He was
confined in the Pitt County
Detention Center under a $1,000
secure bond.
Trespassing - A previously
arrested non-student of NC
returned to campus after being
released from the Pitt County
Detention Center. He was ordered
to leave campus property and after
refusing to do so, was arrested again
for second degree trespassing. He
was confined in the Pitt County
Detention Center under a $5,000
secure bond.
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia -
A Jones Hall resident was charged
with possession of marijuana and
possession of drug paraphernalia
after an anonymous report of the
odor of marijuana coming from his
room. The items were located dur-
ing a consent search of the room.
Possession of Marijuana
Provisional Driving While Impaired
- Two juveniles were issued tres-
pass warnings after they were found
in possession of a small amount of
marijuana in the woods north of
Jones Hall. A student, relative to
one of the juveniles, was issued a
campus appearance ticket for provi-
sional DWI. Officers detected a
strong odor of alcohol after she
drove to the area north of Jones
Possession of Weapon on
Campus - A non-student was
charged with possession and con-
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cealing a BB gun in his vehicle.
The gun was found pursuant to a
consent search during a traffic stop
at Tenth Street and College Hill
Drive. The BB gun resembled a
Smith and Wesson handgun. He
was issued a trespass warning.
April 10
Skateboarding - Three non-stu-
dents were issued trespass warnings
for skateboarding inside Ficklen
Skateboarding - Four non-stu-
dents were issued trespass warnings
for skateboarding on the Sonic
Plaza at Joyner Library.
Breaking & Entering a Motor
Vehicle - A non-student was arrest-
ed for breaking and entering a
motor vehicle after an officer
observed him and another individ-
ual looking into vehicles in the
Reade Street parking lots. The sus-
pect opened the door of a Jeep and
entered the vehicle. The suspect
was placed under a $5,000 secure
bond. A second non-student was
issued a trespass warning for suspi-
cious activity. There was no damage
to the victim's vehicle.
April 11
Trespassing - A non-student was
issued a state citation for second
degree trespassing. The man is cur-
rently banned from campus.
Technology �ECU's
Technology Showcase opens at 10
p.m. at Mendenhall Student Center
and will include displays of commu-
nication devices, office furniture
and computer equipment and soft-
ware. Some of the companies repre-
sented include IBM, Gateway, Dell
Compaq and Apple computers,
local businesses and Microsoft. The
program concludes at 3 p.m.
Softball -Campbell University's
Softball team visits ECU for a dou-
ble-header at 3 p.m.
Trustees � The ECU Board of
Trustees will meet in a special com-
mittee session at 10 a.m. in the
Pamlico Room of the Edwin
Monroe Conference Center at the
Eastern Area Health Education
Center near the School of
Medicine. The purpose of the
meeting is to discuss planning and
development for ECU Health
Sciences that include the Schools
of Medicine, Nursing and Allied
Health Sciences.
Collections � A Red Cross
Blood Drive will be held from noon
until 6 p.m. at Mendenhall Student
Baseball �ECU and Elon play
baseball under the lights at 7 p.m. at
Harrington Field.
Recital � The School of Music
will host a recital by the Percussion
Players at 8 p.m. in the AJ. Fletcher
Recital Hall.
Open House � Office Furniture
and supplies will be on display at
the Central Receiving and Stores
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p.m. at the warehouse across from
the General Classroom Building.
Many discounted items will be on
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Conference will include a 12:30
p.m. presentation by Gary Levine
on "Managing Drug Overdoses
The conference will be in the
Brody Building Room 2E-92.
Softball � The ECU women's
Softball team will play Hampton at
2 p.m. in a doubleheader.
An Lecture � Artist Mirian
Schapiro will discuss her work at 6
p.m. in the auditorium of the
Jenkins Fine Arts Center.
African Studies � The African
Studies Film Series will feature "In
a Time of Violence" at 6:30 p.m. in
Room 248 Mendenhall Student
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and Alisa Gilliam on piano at 8
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Samir Ali, 22, a junior theater
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The neutron bomb that Chinese
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sway disrupted those on Franklin
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over an aluminum light pole and
sent the hollow rod crashing onto
three unsuspecting victims
The 18-wheeler turned a comer
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since the early days of airstrikes in
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this week headed toward a vigorous
debate over President Clinton's
policy and the possible use of
American ground troops.
"It is war, and only the Congress
can declare war Rep. Tom
Campbell, R-Calif wrote House
Speaker Dennis Hasten recently,
pledging to force the issue onto the
floor if the leadership will not
schedule it.
Campbell is working on two dia-
metrically opposed bills to trigger
the debate. One is a formal declara-
tion of war against Yugoslavia,
while the other would ban the use
of American military resources in
the fighting.
In the Senate, Sen. John
McCain, R-Ariz who consistently
has urged Clinton to leave open the
possibility of ground troops, says,
"It ought to be debated and voted
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is seeking the GOP nomination for
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to introduce legislation, according
to an aide.
While Campbell opposes
American military participation and
McCain says his "goal is victory
the two men underscore a wide-
spread belief that lawmakers
should have a voice in a fight that
has changed dramatically since
they left town.
Senators returning to
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McCain and several other law-
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NATO to plan for additional mili-
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ground forces
The lawmakers, who traveled
recently to Europe with Defense
Secretary William Cohen, said the
American public "needs to be bet-
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Alliance casualties
Lott generally has refrained
from speaking out about the war
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thing? Would you like to be saved?
Have I started scaring you yet?
As I was sitting in my room the
other day, studying intently for a
biology test (and not just itemizing
my Elvis collection), I began to
think about my religion. And I've
decided it's high time I started con-
verting people to it.
Don't worry, I'm not going to
begin preaching dogma. I won't
starting screaming at people and
banishing them to helL.not today
anyway. No, what I'm going to do is
tell everyone how they can become
king or queen of England.
What does the throne of Great
Britain have to do with my church?
Plenty. I belong to the Episcopal
church, a.k.a. the Anglican church,
a.k.a. the Church of England. And
thanks to a seventeenth century
law called the Act of Succession
and the 1689 English Bill of Rights,
only members of the Church of
England ("Number one in divorces
since 1533) can be crowned as
monarchs (the actual document
just says Protestants, but they real-
ly just mean Anglicans. It's an inter-
pretive thing). That's right! With
one baptism and a confirmation,
you too can have several palaces,
the crown jewels and numerous
tabloid articles written about you!
Oh sure, there's something "dis-
;eriminatory" about a Christian
country being ruled by one denom-
ination. Look, the Catholics had
their turn with the world and lost it,
and the Protestants controlled
America in the beginning with
their theocracies, but then they
started hanging witches, and the
whole thing just went downhill
from there. That's another thing,
Episcopalianism is spreading more
and more throughout the world
everyday. And by the world, I mean
Okay, I know some people out
there in Irate Reader Land might
be saying, "What the dilly, yo?!
The Episcopal church is different
from the Anglican church! What
the heck are you trying to pull here,
ya crazy shmackdaddy?
Okay, brief history lesson. When
America was still nice and shiny,
hence the "New World Anglicans
and some other nameless groups of
people came here to settle. Then in
1776, some guys decided that it was
time to tell King George where he
could mail his Stamp Act. So during
the War of American
Independence, us Anglicans start-
ed to worry and had to change
things around because of this situa-
tion caused by those crazy non-
Non-Anglican Minuteman:
"Hey, there is a member of the
Anglican church, a.ka. the Church
of England. They must be a Tory, a
historical term which refers to
British sympathizers. Quick, let's
stick him with our bayonets
AnglicanWait! I'm not an
Anglicaner, I'm, uh. Catholic
N-A MA Catholic! Us
Americans have no tolerance for
Catholics during this time period!
Q-T A: "Did I say Catholic?! I
meant I'm, uh, Episcopalian! It
means I'm Anglican, except for
the fact that I'm not
N-A MOh, well, that's all
right then. Hey guys, let's go lose
our native accents and invent the
Boston accent
So, besides for a name change,
the fact that we are not headed by
the British monarch, our different,
prayer books and less attractive
churches, being Episcopal means
you are Anglican. It's like having
dual citizenship!
Also, I would like to dispel the
myth that Episcopalians are
Protestants. I know that's what
"The Man" would like us to
believe, but it's completely
untrue. To put it in simple terms,
think of us as Catholicism's cousin
that they don't like to talk about
(though they did let us into heav-
en. Thanks, guys!). Our motto is:
"All the pomp and circumstance
of Catholicism, without all the
guilt Besides, who would win in
a fight: Martin Luther or King
Henry VIII? I rest my case.
To put it all into perspective, the
defining moment of being
Episcopalian came to me during
last year's East Carolina Diocese
Convention. We were at the
Holiday Inn-Bordeaux, in my
hometown Fayctteville, when I
saw a female minister chugging
back a long-necked Bud. Oh sure,
there's way more to the denomina-
tion, but I think that says it all.
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ful weather we have had lately. Gee, wouldn't it be swell if we humans could give something back
in return? Well you can: Here's how to order.
Earth Week in 1999 is being celebrated in Greenville from April 17-25. This could be your oppor-
tunity to Look ol' Earth in the eye and say "Thank you for the wonderful food you supply for me,
" or "Hey man, sorry about throwing all of those cigarette butts on the ground when I should have
used an ashtray
Well, ifyou care to partake, Greenville has planned a number ofevents to celebrate Earth Week.
The events include a Tar River Canoe and Kayak clean-up, a March for the Parks Fund Raiser,
: and talks by local experts on how to better your care for the Earth. These events can help you
�I'relieve that guilty conscious you have because you do not treat the Earth as well as we all do dur-
ing Earth Week.
perhaps we all should take something else away from this week. Why do we set aside only one
S week to educate the human race on taking care of our beloved planet? Wouldn't it be wiser to
have an Earth Century where we all are strictly reminded for the next 100 years to do good for
. the one thing that provides us with life as we know it? It seems that people are only aware of lit-
"vter and other Earthly pollutants during this week.
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; still apply them to your everyday lifc.not only one small week out of the year. So go to the Earth
� Week activities and help contribute to a clean and healthy environment for the future.
Parents deserve love, attention
Now is the time where their
role in our lives begins to
change, and with change brings
adjustment that may or may
not be easy for us but also very
much for our parents.
Parents prove to be a student's
greatest asset, and ironically, a stu-
dent's greatest liability. While par-
ents offer financial and emotional
support, they often serve as con-
stant reminders of "things I should
be doing and the person I need to
become This can be very irritat-
ing as their values somewhat con-
tradict the actions and activities
that have become synonymous
with our college lifestyle.
Nevertheless, while their expecta-
tions seem high and their encour-
aging words seem nagging, as the
beneficiaries of a great portion of
the wealth they have worked so
hard to accumulate, there is an
undeniable responsibility to make
them proud of us.
It is easy to look back on high
school years and early college years
and see the flaws of their parenting
and then resent them for what they
could have or "thriiiM hav" Hone.
Many people have divorced par-
ents, neglectful parents, critical
parents, dysfunctional parents, one
parent and perhaps no parents at
all. These situations skew our view
of parents as we associate their mis-
takes with the quality of people
they are and even worse associate
their shortcomings as a shortcom-
ing of love for their children.
These assumptions are almost
always terribly inaccurate.
A hard part of "growing up" is real-
izing that our parents are people
and that they can't be perfect. As
we reach adulthood, we see how
impossible perfection is and that
expecting perfection from anyone
including our friends, our
boyfriends and girlfriends, our
employers and our teachers will
only lead to disappointment. As
comfortable as it is to put our par-
ents on a pedestal, it is unrealistic
and will lead to further disappoint-
Now is the time where their role in
our lives begins to change, and with
change brings adjustment that may
or may not be easy for us but also
very much for our parents. It is
frustrating for them to see our mis-
takes and get hurt and not be able
to be here or tell us what to do.
This is when we learn that our par-
ents can't solve everything for us
and they don't always have an
answer. As our relationship with
them evolves, we see things and
realize things about them that are
unsettling at times because they
reveal their mistakes and vulnera-
bilities as we are shaping the rest of
our lives.
One thing that can never be ques-
tioned or doubted is their love for
us no matter what has occurred or is
occurring right now. A parent's love
is one of the most unconditional
and purest loves that we will ever
know and receive. Even though
wc are now seeing them different-
ly, that does not change their feel-
ings. Despite our busy schedules,
we should make time to call, e-mail
or write them every once in a while
to thank them or just let them
know we appreciate them. It
sounds lame, but it means more to
them then we could possibly imag-
ine. Besides, no matter how much
it makes us cringe, we will be a lot
like them one day.
Columnist finds campus polite
You know, the more I think about
it, being the Ryan Dogg isn't all
that bad. I know, I knowyou're
probably thinking something along
the lines of, "Oh Ryan Dogg! You
silly old "funyun You know full
well that your life sucks. What with
your poor financial skills, your
1950s Ricky Cunningham hair-
style, and your body that looks like
you've been chewed up and regur-
gitated by an octopus that has
somehow evolved into an eight-
legged flying man-eating monster,
never to be confused with a one-
eyed one-hom flying purple people
eater. Those things are pansies in
Of course you may be thinking
this, but as long as it's just "think-
ing" and not "saying" it directly to
my face, then we're "cool But
why do you not just come out and
say it? Is it that you don't want me
to cry like a cheerleader that
nobody takes seriously? Or is it
that you think I will write about
your anti-hygienic habits in a future
article? Or, and this is going out on
a limb here, is it the fact that you
are just being polite?
Hopefully, it's the last one. I
have noticed that ever since I've
gotten in college, the populous has
gotten a lot more polite. I mean,
back when I was attending East
Wake High School (go Trojans!),
the most polite thing one could see
would be when in the lunch line
the people in front of you would
punch you in the stomach instead
of the crotch. This usually meant
that they liked you, and ifyou ever
had trouble with anyone else, they
would gladly help you punch that
person in the crotch. (On a quick
note, the mascot of East Wake
High School was not the "Trojans
I believe it may have been the
"Shieks the "Ramses or quite
possibly the "Magnums").
Before that, there was middle
school. I attended the well-known
Degrasi Junior High, and, dude, it
sucked. Their idea of being polite
was pulling pony tails, snapping
training bra straps and saying things
like "Yo, train-track teeth and
"Yo, your mouth looks like it has
train tracks in it And you should
have heard what they would say to
people with braces. It was shame-
And even before that, there was
elementary school. Politeness was-
n't even a word back then, probably
because the most we could handle
was two syllables. Still, rudeness
ran rampant among the K-5th
grades. Lil' Billy Spankings would
always throw cookies during snack
time, Lil' Mildred Crackers would
wet herself after story time, and
Lit' Ryan Kennemur would tie
other kids shoelaces together dur-
ing nap time, much to the delight
of his teacher, Mr. Christopher
I guess what I'm trying to say is
that I'm glad to finally be in an
atmosphere that, though some- �
times sexist, racist and loads of
other -ist words, is capable of being
kind and courteous. The worst tor-
ment I've had lately came when I
wore my "Latino Worid Order" t-
shirt. We can only hope that one
day Kosovo will take note of
Greenville's behavior and become
a civil and just society. Until then,
they really need a good punch in
the crotch.
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Students speak
out on common habit
Erica Sikes
staff writer
In college, students develop habits.
Some are good, such as studying in
advance for a midterm; others take
up smoking.
It's something we deal with
everyday while walking through
the Wright Plaza and even at a
club downtown. Do your eyes get
irritated or are you immune to it?
Even with new laws banning
smoking within various depart-
ment stores, there still remain
some public places that have areas
designated for smokers. Golden
East Crossing Mall in Rocky
Mount is a prime example of this.
Near the entrance, there is a des-
ignated area where smokers can
leisurely sit down and light up a
This may be the case in some
malls, but if you walk into any
Target Store with a lit cigarette,
you will hear, "Attention Target
guests, North Carolina State law
prohibits smoking in a retail estab-
lishment�blah, blah, blah
According to a local Target
store manager. Target as a corpora-
tion took a stand a few years ago,
and ceased the distribution of all
tobacco products in an attempt to
make all nation-wide Targets
smoke-free. Targets' main goal is to
make the store comfortable for all
its guests.
Some students are in agreement
with this public policy and are irri-
tated at the fact that they are con-
stantly plagued by smoke when
they enter a public place.
"The choice to smoke is every
person's right, but do they have to
do it around me?" said Alan Riggs,
an ECU sophomore.
According to the American
Heart Association, American Lung
Association, and American Cancer
Society, smoking raises the risk of
cancer and other smoking-relatcd
diseases among the non-smoking
children, co-workers, friends, and
spouses of smokers.
With the pressure that college
students face, smoking relieves
those stresses with the nicotine that
is contained in the cigarette, which
is tobacco's main mood-altering
chemical. Nicotine is a stimulant
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�sen among students
that speeds the flow of
chemicals in the brain
and also raises blood
pressure and heart rate.
"Smoking, for me,
relieves a lot of tension
and stress said Steve
Dover, an ECU sopho-
"Even though smok-
ing is bad for people,
college students can
sometimes quickly take
on the habit said Mary
Beth Fleming, an ECU
freshman. "I for one, am
a smoker, and I know
it's bad, but it still
relieves the stress
The addiction is
quite easy to explain.
Smoking is a learned
behavior and external "cues" like
an exam that you forgot to study for
or a $1.57 bank balance can trigger
the need for a cigarette. College
students face these "cues" on a
daily basis and once you start, those
"cues" make it very difficult to
stop. When a smoker attempts to
quit smoking, withdrawal symp-
toms such as tension, depression
and irritability also make the task
feel like a job.
According to health educator
Heather Zophy, smoking is respon-
sible for one in five deaths in
America. Some of the catastrophic
diseases associated with oathologi-
Organizations on
campus exist
Clubs of all sorts are constantly created by students and others in order to provide a variety of organizations for all on campus.
Over 200 clubs
exist for students
Many students at ECU may wish to
get involved in campus organiza-
tions, but many ask themselves:
what clubs are out there? Are there
any that fit my interests?
With over 200 clubs and organi-
zations, ECU offers something for
every student. Finding one can be
easy, even if all clubs are not wide-
ly known.
"There are many clubs here at
ECU that many people don't know
about said Jim Sturm, director of
Student Leadership Development.
.Clubs can be started by anyone.
All that is required for university
recognition is getting a faculty-
adviser for the organization and cre-
ating a club constitution to be
turned in to the Student
Leadership office.
"Clubs that register get the use
of campus facilities, receive the stu-
dent leadership newsletter, get a
mailbox in the student leadership
office and are placed in our directo-
ry Sturm said.
Three examples of special inter-
est campus clubs are the ECU
School of Anything Goes-Anime
(SAGA), the ECU Subunit of the
American Fisheries Society and
National Society of Pershing Rifles.
SAGA, one film club on campus,
is entering its third year of opera-
Lotus Wvensch, senior psychology major smokes in Wrijht Plan.
cal smokers are heart disease,
emphysema and lung cancer.
"90 percent of lung cancer
deaths are due to cigarette smok-
ing Zophy said. "And there is
only a 25 percent survival rate for
those who are diagnosed
Other health complications
include Artery sclerosis, which is
the hardening of the arteries, and
Atherosclerosis, which arc fatty
deposits that impedes blood flow.
The obvious health risks should
make the potential smoker think
twice about starting and the current
smoker want to quit. Even though
it is difficult, there are ways to
dodge the withdrawal symptoms
and urges to smoke. One method is
to substitute. Find something to
snack on or chew gum. Drink plen-
ty of water. Caffeine found in soft
drinks can trigger tobacco cravings.
Keep yourself occupied and enter-
tained. "An idle mind is the devil's
playground Instead of smoking,
go to the Rec Center and work out.
Do your homework. There are
plenty of campus activities to get
involved in so that you can kick
that deadly habit.
Melissa virus affects
thousands via e-mail message
"We meet every Wednesday in
Mendenhall for a three hour view-
ing of Japanese animated TV
series, called anime said Perry
Brian, SAGA president.
SAGA was started by Brian, with
Andre Germain, in '96. This organi-
zation works closely with Blue
Thunder Subtiding, a non-univer-
sity affiliated, non-profit organiza-
tion. They work on different anime
films by using specialized comput-
er equipment that helps them
translate the script that they
receive. Through contacts with the
Triangle Anime Society (TAS) in
Raleigh and through the internet,
the Anime club is able to receive
various scripts.
"SAGA also organizes trips to
various conventions where we can
Bug disguises itself as
an 'important message
NEW YORK (AP) - E-mail sys-
tems at thousands of companies
and government agencies around
the country were swamped
Monday by a cunning virus called
"Melissa" that disguises itself as an
"important message" from a friend.
The virus began to show up
Friday and spread rapidly on
Monday by making computers fire
off dozens of infected e-mails.
Although the virus apparently caus-
es no permanent damage to a com-
puter, its effects were far-reaching.
In Pordand, Ore city govern-
ment slowed to a crawl. The e-mail
network at Lockheed Martin, the
aerospace company in Bethesda,
Md was overloaded.
Michael Vatis, a federal prosecu-
tor and director of the National
Infrastructure Protection Center
based at FBI headquarters, said
military and government comput-
ers were sabotaged, along with
thousands of other institutions' sys-
"It is important that computer
crime is not just dismissed as kids
fooling around Vatis said. "There
are real consequences for real peo-
The FBI is investigating, he
said. Vatis would not comment on
whether investigators had any
leads, or on where the name
Melissa came from.
To make matters worse, a simi-
lar virus called Papa was discovered
Papa is programmed to send out
even more infected e-mails than
Melissa, although it has a bug that
sometimes prevents it from work-
ing, said Srivats Sampath, general
manager of McAfee software, a
company that makes antivirus soft-
The Melissa virus comes in the
form of an e-mail, usually contain-
ing the subject line "Important
Message It appears to be from a
friend or colleague.
The body of the e-mail message
says, "Here is that document you
asked for don't show it to anyone
else" with a winking smiley face
formed by the punctuation marks
"The reason this is spreading
so rapidly is that you're getting
it from people you know and
you trust
Eric Lundquist
editor in chiel ol PC Wepk magazine.
Attached to the message is a
document file. Once the user
opens that file, the virus digs into
the user's address book and sends
infected documents to the first 50
E-mails from the Papa virus
include an attached spreadsheet
file. When the user opens that file,
the virus sends 60 infected e-mails.
"The reason this is spreading so
rapidly is that you're getting it from
people you know and you trust
said Eric Lundquist, editor in chief
of PC Week magazine. "You
should never open documents or
attachments from people you don't
know, but this is the first one you
need to be careful of opening doc-
uments from people you do know
People who get an unexpected
e-mail with the "important mes-
sage" subject line were advised to
delete it immediately and not open
the message.
Corporate computer managers
first noticed the Melissa virus late
Friday, but it began spreading
rapidly Monday, with the start of
the work week.
Those affected include the
chemical company DuPont in
Wilmington, Del
electronics maker Honeywell
Inc. in Minneapolis; North Dakota
government; The Associated
Press Broadcast Services in
Washington; and
Compaq Computer Corp. in
"It's been a significant nuisance
for us said Elaine Hinsdale, a
spokeswoman for Lockheed
In Portland, computer managers
had to shut down an e-mail server
that supplied schedules for city
meetings and circulated docu-
ments for review.
"I can tell you that we've
become addicted to the e-mail sys-
tem said Mayor Vera Katz. "The
phone and shouting have been the
methods of communication. It has
slowed down business
She said eradicating the virus
would take at least a couple of days,
and she ordered a plan to prevent
similar problems.
North Dakota Secretary of State
Al Jaeger and Tax Commissioner

8 Tuiidiy. April 13. 1999
Th� East Carolinian
Leap year babies suffer from
confusion on their birthdays
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP-While
some' people would rather forget
their birthdays, others look forward
to the day with great anticipation.
And then there are those people
whose birthdays come around
"once in a blue moon" so to speak.
Often referred to as "leap year
babies their date of birth, Feb. 29,
occurs once every four years.
"It's kind of strange. Everybody
asks, 'So, how old are you? said
22-year-old Dana Lewis of
Lewis said she suffers a lot of
ribbing from her brother, Scott, and
his friends.
"He still teases me about it she
In years, like this one, when
continued from page 7
get even more scripts said Robby
Proseus, secretary-treasurer. "We
arc also able to speak with dealers
who sell imported tapes and speak-
Last weekend SAGA held a 30-
hour animation festival featuring
movies and series' that have been
subtitled by Blue Thunder. Anime
that were shown include
"Transformers: The Movie
"Macross 7" and "DNA2
Students interested in joining
SAGA can attend viewing sessions
held Wednesday nights, from 7
p.m. to 10 p.m. A $5 dues fee pays
for viewing the films and having
access to SAGA's non-commercial
video library.
For those students who are
knowledgeable or who want to

there is no Feb. 29, many leap year
babies choose to celebrate their
birthdays on the 28th. As a child,
Jesse Mae Butler, 69, of Meridian,
said she did not like having to cele-
brate her birthday on a different
"My mother and father would
have a cake for me and we would
celebrate it on Feb. 28. But it was-
n't the same she said.
While today she has no qualms
celebrating her birthday on alter-
nating days, she admits the day is
more special during Leap Year.
"I have a cousin who sends me a
big gift every four years. I really
look forward to that she said.
Eleven-year-old Calvin Mayatt
of the Martin community likes the
know more information about fish-
ery and other marine biological top-
ics should attend a meeting of the
ECU Subunit of the American
Fisheries Society.
"Our organization is oriented for
students who seriously are thinking
about professionalism in their
career and in professional meet-
ings said Dr. Roger Rulifson,
This club is a subunit of the
Tidewater Chapter of the
American Fisheries Society. The
Tidewater area covers Maryland,
Virginia and North Carolina. It
deals with issues about fishery
management, fishery science and
"This isn't just a biology club
said Dr. John Whitehead of the
economics department. "Fishery
science, which incorporates physi-
cal science, anthropology, geology,
and other sciences, is interrelated to
idea of having a birthday once
every four years.
"It's fun. I feel kind of special
he said.
A leap year occurs every four
years when an extra day is added to
the calendar to synchronize it with
the seasons.
According to The New
Encyclopedia Britannica, the astro-
nomical year �the time taken for
the Earth to complete its orbit
around the Sun�is about 365.242
days (or 365.25 days). To account
for the odd quarter day, an extra
calendar day is added every four
years. The first adjustment was
made in 46 B.C with the establish-
fishery management, where one
manages people like commercial
fisheries and professional anglers
The ECU Subunit club meets
on the first Monday of every month
and discusses issues and brings in
guest speakers. The most recent
one spoke about aquiculture.
"I joined the club because it
deals with many coastal issues and
covers all kinds of fishing said
new member Eden Garcia, grad.
The subunit club is looking for-
ward to planning the next meeting
of the Tidewater Chapter which is
held at the Virginia Institute of
Marine Science (VIMS).
One campus club that holds a
proud tradition is the National
Society of Pershing Rifles.
"We specialize in drill cere-
monies, like basic marching and
fancy weapon drills said
Leonardo Custis, adviser.
continued from page 7
Rick Clayburgh said they inadver-
tendy spread the computer bug
because the name in the mes-
sage's address line was familiar
ard they assumed there was noth-
ing wrong.
"I did think it was a little
unusual, because of the wording
Jaeger said. "I opened it up, and in
turn, sent it to thousands of
Several antivirus software
makers, including McAfee,
Symantec, Trend Micro and
Sophos, posted patches on their
Web sites that detect and reject
the Melissa virus. Sampath said
that while the Papa virus doesn't
always work, its code has been
published on the Internet, where
h a c k e r s w i 1 1
probably fix the bug and continue
its distribution.
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an all day prayer
please join in
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Christian T-shirt day
wear your
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april 15
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as Jews would
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State law prohibits punctuality payoff
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tuality any more at Slippery Rock
High School. The law simply got in
the way.
The school board Monday nixed
a program that rewards students for
good attendance with gift certifi-
cates worth up to $500.
The seven-member panel that 1
aunched the program to combat the
unusually high rate of absen-
teeism may have unwittingly bro-
ken the law, said the district's attor-
ney, Tom King.
The panel also acted separate-
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ing state money, another viola-
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spend such money.
Students with perfect atten-
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Tutidiy, April 13. 1999 10
Salargo leads nationally ranked Pirates
Salargo knows how to
bring crowd to feet
Blaise Denils
senior iiit1i
Have you ever wondered what it
feels like to hit the winning home
run in the bottom of the ninth
before a sold-out crowd? If so, just
ask Steve Salargo, senior outfielder
for the Pirate baseball team.
Earlier this season Salargo
bashed the winning home run over
the wall at Harrington field against
CAA for William and Mary and
brought the hometown crowd to its
fceL This outstanding performance
is only one of many Salargo plays
that have delighted the crowd and
helped the ECU baseball team
break back into the top 25 after
nearly a decade.
"When I hit that ball against
William and Mary my whole body
went numb said Salargo. "You see
the ball traveling up into the lights
and the outfielders running toward
the fence and it's just incredible.
There is nothing like it in the
Salargo, who is a hometown hero
raised in Greenville, has been
selected to the All-CAA team for
the past two seasons. After an
impressive '98 season, Salargo
ranked second in at-bats (239), runs
scored (51) and RBI (44) for the
Pirates. He has started every game
since coming to ECU as a freshman
in 1996. Salargo also holds the
school records for hits, home runs
and RBI in a season at Beddington,
his high school alma mater in
Wilson, N.C.
Baseball was introduced to
Salargo at a young age and his fam-
ily has always played a huge role in
his athletic career. His brother Sam,
a freshman on the Pirate team, was
Salargo's earliest teammate. His
father played the game and his
mother provided support and
encouragement from the first day.
He says his mother has been to
every game this season and to about
95 percent of the games in his
entire life.
"My brother and I always played
backyard baseball said Salargo.
Pirate baseball takes win over VCA
ECU wins despite 60
mile an hour winds
Paul Kaplan
senior writer
The ECU baseball team traveled to
Virginia Commonwealth University
for a wet, windy and rainy weekend
of baseball. Play on Friday was sus-
pended after one inning due to rain
and 60 mile an hour winds. Play
was later resumed on Saturday and
the Pirates took the win and ended
a VCU 16 game home winning
screak and gave the Pirates their
first 7-0 CAA start in Pirate history.
The Pirates lost their second match
up against VCU in a disappointing
4-3 loss. Sunday's game was then
Canceled due to incessant rain.
! "I thoueht we were in a position
where we could have won both after going 1.2
games, we cer-
tainly did not
play bad, but we
did not play too
good either
Head Coach
Keith LeCIair
first game start-
ed out as a
pitchers dual as
both pitchers
allowed just two
hits in the first
seven innings.
It was in the
seventh inning
when the
Pirates came back from down one
to score four runs in the eighth and
then four more in the eighth to take
the win 8-4.
Kevin Fulcher (3-0) eot the win
innings. Brooks
Jemigan pitched
7.1 innings in
the game allow-
ing just four hits
and three runs
while walking
four and striking
out five.
The after-
noon game was
as much of a
pitcher's dual as
the morning was
ECU was held
hitless for five
innings, while
ECU's Foye
Minton allowed
only four hits in
the first six innings. In the top of
the ninth down only a run the
Pirates rallied down 4-3 but it was
not meant to be as Delfino was
eunned down trvine to score from
Ce M hi i Mt:
Track squad has tune up for CAAs
Pirates battle wind,
injuries and opponents
before the ECU track teams corn-
fete for conference gold next
Weekend at the CAA
Championships, they had to travel
do two smaller meets to get ready.
The ECU men's squad sent its
sprinters to Tennessee while its dis-
tance runners went to Maryland
along with the women's team.
The ECU women's team head-
ed to the Maryland Invitational
Vhere strong performances by
seniors, Michelle Clayton and
Saundra Teel sparked the Pirates
to a strong overall performance,
"the meet was one of the smaller
rneets the team will compete in
this season.
Clayton, who qualified for the
ECAC Championships, notched
wins in the shot put, which broke
Her school record set last weekend
at Duke, and the hammer. Clayton
Teel made only her second appear-
ance of the outdoor season. She has
had to miss meets because of
inclement weather and job inter-
views. Teel made up for lost time
taking second in both the high hur-
dles and the high jump.
Sophomore Rasheca Barrow
also had a fine day by winning the
100 meters in an exciting fashion.
"It was her and a girl from
Maryland said Charles Justice,
head women's track coach. "They
were neck and neck and Rasheca
just pulled away. The same thing
happened in the 200. She really
had to battle. It was a fun race to
Also at the Maryland
Invitational, ECU had strong
showings by the distance squad.
The team competed in the
steeplechase, which is a rare event
in collegiate track and field. The
Maryland Invitational was the first
time most of the team had ever
competed in the event. Training for
the steeplechase posed a problem
for distance coach, Leonard
"We started working on hurdles,
but we don't have a water jump at
ECU. So it was on-the-job experi-
ence for them. I thought they han-
dled it real well Klepack said.
Ryan Bennett placed third fol-
lowed by Brian Beil, who placed
fourth in his first crack at the event.
David Balon finished eighth.
In the 1500, Stuart Will placed
fourth while Steve Arnold placed
sixth. In the 5000 meters Will led
the Pirates again, grabbing a second
place finish while teammate
Charlie Nickum placed fourth.
The ECU sprinters traveled to
Knoxville, Tenn. to compete in the
Sea Ray Relays. The Pirates battled
tough competition and a strong
wind that blew Friday.
"We did real good. We had a 20
mile an hour wind that blew all day.
There were also 58 runners, so it
was a big meet said Bill Carson,
head coach.
The Pirates had a frustrating
meet. Injuries wind and bad deci-
sions haunted the team. Darrick
Ingram aggravated a hip flexor
while James Alexander was hob-
bled by illness.
Darrick Ingram finished second
in the 400 meters in front of Davis
and Mike Miller, who finished
fifth and eighth respectively.
In the 400 meter intermediate
high hurdles, Lyn Stewart finished
The disappointments and the
injuries caused Carson and the
team to head home early.
"With conference coming up
next week, we couldn't afford any
more injuries at this time Carson
Maryland Invitational
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Shot Put
(1) Rasheca Barrow
200-meter run
(1) Rasheca Barrow
400-meter run
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"My mom raised my brother and I
as a single parent and did a great
job. I love her to death. She has
been my biggest fan and critic.
"When I'm in a slump she
always asks what's wrong with me
and if I need to have my eyes
Those eariy days of the game
were not as successful for Salargo.
He tells the story of his first day
playing Greenville little league
when he was only 9 years old and
the other boys on the team were 12
years old. Being young and new to
"I was there and saw the game, I
really thought they were going to
pull it out Junior Heather Burgess
said. "It was a really good game,
and usually we find a way to win,
but I guess it wasn't meant to be
On the day Steve Salargo was 3-
6 with two home runs and three
RBI's while Nick Schnable went 3-
8 with two runs and one RBI.
This Wednesday at 3:00 the
Pirates will be playing at Elon
College and then will take on
Richmond this weekend. This
weekends games versus.
Richmond will be during the
Pirate Purple and Gold PigSkin
Pig Out.
"I really can't wait for this
weekends games Senior
Baseball fan Scott Rose said.
Richmond has only two conference
losses and the series is really impor-
tant to the team
Steve Salargo
Group A .
ECU (team A)
N.C, State
Barton College
RaJ" f'aited
Tournament Winner
ECU meets
N.C. State in finals
Pirates compete in
Spring tournament
Mandv Reltter
This past weekend, ECU women's
soccer battled the sun and the
school's top rival, N.C. State.
Method Road soccer field in
Raleigh housed the spring season
tournament that the Lady Wolfpack
assembled. The seven versus seven
small sided games brought in five
different college teams, plus one
local and one out of town club team.
These teams were then broken up
into two separate groups where
they played a minimum of three 25
minute games, allowing for only the
four top teams to advance to the
Among these four teams were
two of our own. Team A and Team
B successfully made it to the semi-
finals and ended up facing off
against each other not only for brag-
ging rights but for a chance to win
the tournament.
"It's a long day, but overall we
played well said Neil Roberts,
head coach. "It's great to take two
teams and have them both make it
to the semi-finalsand then have
one move on to the final
Although Team A for ECU won
all of their games prior to the semi-
finals, making them the higher
seed, they suffered a disappointing
loss to Team B in what was one of
the most important games of the
"We are extremely competitive
in practice and when we arc put in
actual tournament environments it
can get pretty ugly said Kim
Sandhoff, forward.
Team B, after playing the most
competitive 25 minutes of the day,
continued on to face the N.C. State
Wolfpack who had beaten out VCU
in their semi-final play.
"If we had to lose, I would at
least want it to be to our own team-
mates said Katie Moran, player for
team A. "1 just wished that they
could gone on to beat State
Ethics panel gives
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Members
of an ethics panel that blistered the
International Olympic Committee
last month for the Salt Lake bribery
scandal gave a qualified endorse-
ment Sunday to
rebuild the IOC and oversee the
behavior of its members, and the
expulsion of six delegates as signs
that the committee seemed com-
mitted to change.
"We never
the committee's
efforts at
Senate Majority
Leader George
Mitchell and
members of his
commission said
t h e
appeared to be on the right track
but more time was needed to see if
meaningful changes would be car-
ried out.
They pointed to shifts in the
selection of Olympic host cities,
establishment of two panels to
"We never expected that
reform would occur immedi-
ately with the totality we sug-
gested it would occur
George Mitchell
Former Senate Majority Leader
expected that
reform would
occur immedi-
ately with the
totality we sug-
gested it would
occur Mitchell
said. "But we
hope and expect
it will be mean-
Mitchell and
members of his panel will testify
Wednesday at Senate Commerce
Committee hearings on the
Olympic scandal.
Mitchell refused to say what he
would tell the committee, although
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Norman was thought to win
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -
former coach and longtime friend
Charlie Earp figures golfer Greg
Norman had "the whole world" in
his corner Monday
during the final round of the
Thousands of Australians
arrived late for work Monday
morning after sitting in front of
television sets hoping Norman
would finally win the Masters in
his 19th attempt.
Australian gamblers emptied
their wallets on Norman overnight
Sunday night, with one agency
swamped by hundreds of big and
small bets on the Shark.
Norman was 33-1 before the
fjrst round but only 11-4 before tee-
ing off in the final round one shot
behind eventual winner Jose Maria
A Channel 9 television execu-
tive confirmed hundreds of thou-
sands of viewers around the coun-
try had switched on their televi-
sions at 6 a.m. Monday (2000
"Greg's not dead, the fire's
back. He's got that look
Charlie Earp
Former coach
GMT) to watch as Norman fought
to a share of the lead before fading
to finish third.
"It wasn't just Australia in his
corner, it was the whole world and
he deserves that after all he's
done said Earp, who watched the
closing round locked away in the
Royal Queensland Golf Club's pro
shop at Brisbane.
"Greg's not dead, the fire's back.
He's got that look again
Norman's parents, Merv and
Toini, who've shared the highs and
lows of their son's career, watched
the final round in the kitchen of
their Brisbane home.
"Olazabal won it, Greg didn't
lose it said Merv Norman.
"It's not the first time Toini and
I have gone through the experience
of seeing Greg up there and we're
certainly not feeling as flat as
That was the year Norman took
a six-shot lead into the final round
only to lose to Nick Faldo.
Naseem knocks out Ingle
Prince Naseem Hamed knocked
out Paul Ingle in the 11th round
Saturday night to retain his WBO
featherweight title for the 12th
'� Hamed totally dominated the
first eight rounds, flooring Ingle in
the first with a left hook and again
in the sixth with a left to the body.
But Hamed, who had hardly been
hjt until then, suddenly began to
look tired and vulnerable as Ingle
took charge in the ninthand 10th.
Then, 45 seconds into the 11th
round, Hamed landed a short left to
the top of Ingle's head that sent the
English challenger toppling back-
wards to end the scheduled 12-
round fight at the MEN Arena.
Hamed, who extended his
record to 32-0, with 29 knockouts,
said he may have broken his right
hand in the fight and would go to a
hospital for X-rays.
Ingle, the former European and
Commonwealth champion, lost for
the first time after 21 wins.
Hamed weighed 126 pounds,
one-half pound more than Ingle.
For the most part, Hamed
looked sharp in his first fight since
an acrimonious split from trainer
Brendan Ingle and promoter
Frank Warren. It was also the
first of his six-fight deal with HBO.
"What a wicked fight Hamed
said. "He came with all heart. But I
have a heart of a lion. I'm not get-
ting beat. He knew when I hit him
with that shot, it was pure power.
"He did start getting forward in
the ninth round Hamed said. "He
was catching me. But I took those
rounds well. I was winning the
fight convincingly anyway
Possible future opponents for
Hamed include Mexico's Juan
Manuel Marquez, WBC super-ban-
tamweight champion Erik Morales
and IBF champion Manuel
Hamed made one of his trade-
mark theatrical entrances to the
ring, riding into the arena in the
back of an open-top 1960 Cadillac
before somersaulting over the top
Frank Maloney, Ingle's manag-
er, had promised to take his fighter
back to the dressing room if
Hamed's entrance took longer than
five minutes. And that's just what
he did, timing Hamed's entrance
with a stop watch before leading
Ingle out of the ring.
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continued from page 10
the game, Salargo said the older
boys intimidated him and he was
ready to throw in the towel.
"I came home that first night
and told mom I wanted to never
play baseball again said Salargo.
"She made me go out there one
more day and I absolutely loved it
once I got the hang of it. I owe it all
to my mom
Salargo has come a long way
since those little league days and
has become the Pirates' main
offensive weapon. Along the way
he has gained popularity from the
crowd and respect from teammates
and coaches. According to head
baseball coach Keith LeClair,
Salargo has had an outstanding
career and is very deserving of all
the accolades and rewards he
"He is a guy that has been
somewhat of our catalyst said
LeClair. "He is just a good person
who comes to the ballpark ready to
play and a kid that wants to win
more than anyone else. It means a
lot to him
According to Pirate junior
infielder Nick Schnabel, Salargo
has the ability to get big hits when-
ever the team needs them and that
is not something you find in every
"He comes up with clutch hits
game after game and that is huge
for us said Schnabel. "When it's
game time he shows up ready to
get after it
Travis Thompson, senior pitch-
er for the ECU team, believes
Salargo has made it a point to lead
by example this year. Thompson
says Salargo comes out and gives it
his all everyday and that causes a
snowball effect on the rest of the
"He is on fire said Thompson.
"He is learning the game more
from every aspect and that comes
with experience. He is just a damn
good baseball player
The pressure to perform and the
responsibility of being � team
leader Salargo says are stressful He
believes a player must relax and
have a good time or the game of
baseball will consume them.
"It's a game and it's a fun game
and if you don't love it, it will hurt
you Salargo said.
As Salargo wraps up his colle-
giate baseball career at ECU this
season, he looks back with no
regrets. He says he remembers the
hundreds of friends he made along '
the way and will probably remem-
ber this season the most because of
the victories over Clemson, Miami
and Wake Forest.
"If my baseball career came to
an end today I wouldn't be upset
because I have had a great time
said Salargo. "It has been an incred- ,
ible experience and I would not
change anything I've done since
I've been here
continued from page 10
he said the federal law that governs
Olympic sports in the United
States "make congressional review
of the Olympic matters proper
In his March 1 report, Mitchell
said the IOC had fostered "a cul-
ture of improper gift-giving" that
led to the Salt Lake vote-buying
scheme. The ethics panel said dras-
tic change was needed, including
accountability for IOC members
and a public look at the commit-
tee's finances.
After commending the U.S.
Olympic Committee for acting
"promptly and decisively" in
adopting a smaller list of recom-
mended changes and "accepting its
share of responsibility" for the
scandal, Mitchell said the IOC
actions were at an "interim stage
But he said the international
committee - with some 100 mem-
bers representing different cultures
from around the globe - should
not be held to the same
timetable for quick action.
"You've got to give people time
to do things the Maine Democrat
said. "While we commend the
USOC for moving rapidly,
we have to accept the fact that
others move at a different pace
More would be known, he said,
after an IOC session in June hears
from a reform commission includ-
ing Henry Kissinger, Peter
Ueberroth and USOC president
Bill Hybl.
A member of Mitchell's panel,
U.S. Major League Baseball union
chief Donald Fehr, said it would be
"many months" before
the IOC's future was clear.
Fehr and two other ethics mem-
bers, Roberta Cooper Ramo and
Jeff Benz, said they, too, liked the
IOC's initial reaction to the
scandal and their panel's recom-
But Benz, a former figure skater
who serves on the USOC's athletes
advisory council, was dismayed that
only six of the 24 sets
on the IOC 2000 reform panel
had been filled, and that no ath-
letes had been picked so far.
Fehr said he was disappointed
that IOC president Juan Antonio
Samaranch had declined an invita-
tion to testify before the Senate
One of the few domestic recom-
mendations of Mitchell's panel still .
in limbo is a request that the IOC .
be declared a public international
organization, making bribery of its
members subject to the Federal
Corrupt Practices Act Mitchell said '
he had been in contact with the '
White House about the request
and that a meeting would be sched-
uled for further discussions.
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The Pack might of had a slight
edge in the match due to their ear-
lier loss against Team A for ECU,
but their victory was no picnic. The
ball went back and forth, with nei-
ther one of the halves being domi-
But when the final hom blew, ECU
had lost to State with a score of 2-1.
ECU will get their chance again
in the fall, when State visits home
turf for a regular season game.
"In an 11 versus 11 match-up,
we are going to play against them
very well said Roberts. "State is
going to have a bunch of new faces
who have not played together
before and over half of our team are
This coming weekend will be
the final tournament of the spring
season for the Pirates. They will be
heading to Wilmington to play
against South Carolina and UNC
Greensboro, both of which made it
to the national tournament this past
season, and the Seahawks them-
nated for a lengthy period of time, returners.
NFL stadium to be shared
PITTSBURGH (AP) - It didn't
work in Cincinnati. It didn't work
in Houston. It didn't work in
Philadelphia. It didn't work in San
Mark Nordenberg and Steve
Pederson are convinced it will work
in Pittsburgh.
They believe a major Division I-
A football program can win games,
fans and financial support and not
lose its identity with the university
it represents by sharing an NFL
stadium. For that reason, they are
about to do what once would have
been unthinkable.
They are about to tear down 74-
year-old Pitt Stadium, one of the
most historic on-campus stadiums
in the country � the stadium
where national championships
were won as late as 1976 and the
careers of luminaries such as Dan
Marino, Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett
and Marshall Goldberg were
In about a year from now, Pitt
Stadium will be gone, destroyed by
an inability to win by the struggling
program that inhabits it and the
strong belief of two ambitious
administrators that Pitt can no
longer survive, much less thrive, in
an antiquated structure.
After Pitt's final game is played
there in November, the stadium
will be razed to make room on the
school's crowded, hilly campus for a
12,500-seat convocation center,
additional student housing and
more parking.
The Panthers, a national power
as late as the 1980s but on the
decline with only one winning sea-
son in the 1990s, then will relocate
to Three Rivers Stadium in 2000.
After that season, Three Rivers will
be demolished and the Panthers
will move to the Pittsburgh
Steelers' new stadium in 2001.
To Pederson, Pitt's athletic
director, the decision to leave an
aging, expensive-to-maintain stadi-
um for a dazzling new stadium was
essentially a no-brainer.
"If you have the opportunity not
to put a lot of money into bricks
and mortar, then you have money
to improve your program in other
areas Pederson said.
"How can you not look at a fab-
ulous stadium being built just a few
miles from your campus when
that's going to be the best stadium
in America?"
Pitt will not pay any of the $228
million construction cost of the
still-unnamed Steelers stadium but
instead will lease it. The Steelers
say it will not create any scheduling
problems since they never play on
Saturdays during the regular sea-
The genesis for the move came
when the Steelers, Pitt and the
University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center agreed about a year ago to
jointly build a practice and training
facility on the city's South Side, just
across the river from the new stadi-
um. Both teams will practice on
separate fields, and Pitt's football
operations will relocate there.
With the two teams in agree-
ment to share a practice facility that
is expected to open next year, it
only seemed natural they should
cohabitate the stadium.
Coincidentally, the two once
shared Pitt Stadium for six seasons
in the 1960s until Three Rivers
Stadium opened in 1970. Then,
Pitt was the occupant and the
Steelers were the tenant.
"We would not have considered
this seriously if we did not have
such respect and such a good
relationship with the owners of the
Steelers said Nordenberg, Pitt's
Steelers president Dan Rooney
has assured that Pitt will not be
made to feel like subordinate occu-
"We get along exceptionally
well with Pitt, and we're glad to
have them Rooney said. "It's real-
ly a plus for the university
Not surprisingly, the decision to
forsake Pitt Stadium stirred the
kind of contentious debate unseen
on campus in years. Even
Nordenberg himself was not over-
whelmed initially by Pederson's
idea until he began to study it.
Pitt will be breaking new
ground by becoming the most
prominent football school to aban-
don its stadium for an NFL stadi-
The upside: Pitt will play in a
desirable, attractive stadium that
could lure recruits intrigued by
playing in an NFL stadium. The
school will get revenue from luxury
boxes and suites, which do not
exist at Pitt Stadium.
By knocking down Pitt Stadium,
it will create a much more desirable
location for the much-needed bas-
ketball arena. And attendance
probably won't be any worse;
crowds at Pitt games have fallen
from an average of 54,818 in 1982 to
below 40,000 during the 1990s.
The downside: The decision
has angered Pitt students, many of
whom rarely attend games now.
Some high-profile stars, such as
Dorsett, are displeased.
Leaving campus may also mean
abandoning the home-field advan-
tage; West Virginia coach Don
Nehlen raved about the neutral-
field atmosphere when the
Mountaineers beat Pitt in Three
Rivers Stadium in November. And
the track record of college teams
that share NFL stadiums is not
good, either in winning games or
fan support.
Temple, Cincinnati, Houston
and San Diego State have mostly
floundered while occupying NFL
stadiums, so much so that
Cincinnati and Houston moved
most or all of their games back on
Hawaii hasn't prospered in off-
campus Aloha Stadium, once a
minor league baseball stadium.
Temple almost seems invisible
playing before 60,000 empty seats
in cavernous Veterans Stadium.
Pitt students argue they were
largely excluded from the process
that means Pitt Stadium will ulti-
mately suffer the same fate as
Forbes Field, leveled shortly after
the Pirates left in 1970 to make way
for Pitt's Law School.
"What's amazing is that a school
as well known as Pitt sometimes
goes about making decisions with-
out regards to the students' con-
cerns said Mike Unangst, a
sophomore from Lititz, Pa. "In the
beginning, it didn't even seem like
they were thinking about us. So it
hurts us as students, but it also
hurts on a personal level
Unangst was among those
threatened with ejection when
they handed out more than 1,000
"Save Our Stadium" T-shirts at
Pitt's last home basketball game.
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The ECU Chapter Established in 1968
Dean Ernest B. Uhr and the ECU School of Business Faculty
Proudly Congratulate the Spring 1999 Inductees into Beta Gamma Sigma
Spring 1999 Inductees
The following inductees represent the top 7 of their junior class, or top 10 of the senior
class, or top 20 of the masters students.
Angela Marie Davis
Mary Ruth Davis
Julianne Janelle Elliott
Mary Allison Joyncr
Dana Nicole Long
Angela Sue Mitchell
Christopher Ryan Modlin
Keith Thomas Newark
Ginger Leigh Perry
Melissa Diane Sholar
Charles Lee Upole
Damon Anthony Werwie
Alma S. Aliguzhinova
Alison H. Hickmon
Amanda Lea Kemble
Nadezhda Sergeevna Khodchenko
Jessica Lynn Kubida
Paul Sunil Lalljie
Amber Renee Bass
Fooi Ngor Chin
Wendy Gooch Logic
Jeffrey Clifton Gordon
Janice Kay Kimble
James Philip Loudermilk
Linda Louise Maiers
Alison Marie Martin
Mary Elizabeth McNeill
Angela Marie Oakley
Aditt Prakash Patel
Jeannette Elizabeth Sutton
Daniel Edward LeFaivre
Carolyn Michelle Muli
John Murphy Person
Iris Olga Annaliese Spitzeder
Rodney Scott Stevens
Marion Gertrud Waidlein
The inductees will be formally inducted
at the Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Banquet on Wednesday. April 14.
Dr. Douglas K. Schneider, President Mr. Thomas Bull. Student Vice-president
Dr. Daryl M. Guffey, Secretary Mrs. Laurie A. Eakins, Nominating Committee
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bath. Tar River
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Ville, SC 29615
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it out!
for summer, re
eluded. Tar Ri
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2 Efficient
share two bed
downtown 5th
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aat. close to i
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Kflstina. 752-51
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13 Tmidiy, April 13,1899
; 2 BR. town house. 1 12 bath, avail-
� able May to August. Lease renew-
' able if chosen. Call 439-0142. ask for
! Kris or Jason.
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J THREE BEDROOM house available
; 2 blocks from campus. Big enough
J for 4 people. Washerdryer hook-up.
� Large backyard area. Call Mike �
! PRIVATE ROOM available for Sum-
'mer or Fall. Walking distance from
�campus. $175 per month. Private
� phone linecable in room. Wash-
erdryer included. Call Mike O 762-
: 2879.
1 bedrooms, 2 12 and 3 12 baths,
WD hook-up. lots of storage, spa-
cious. 752-1899 day, pager 561-
� 2203 night.
2 BEDROOM, 1 bath duplex on
Lewis St. Nice neighborhood 3
blocks from campus. $545month.
Available June 1. Call 329-1214.
SUBLEASE UP to four bedrooms in
-Players Club Apartments. For
�Summer months. May thru July. Call
'for more info 321-8664.
106 STANCILL DRIVE, 2 bedroom,
; 1 bathroom, brick duplex near ECU.
ew central heatair, $426 month.
JCall 353-2717 or 756-2766 or e-mail
�DUPLEX 2 BR. 1 bath, heat pump.
Swasherdryer hook-up. private drive.
Tclose to campus, no pets. $430.
Please call 756-8444 or 355-7799.
; Available immediately!
�bedroom $310 & two bedroom
&400. near campus. ECU bus stop,
�free water and sewer, washer and
iiryer hookup and on site laundry,
Jets considered. Call Wainright
�Property Management LLC 756-
OORM DWELLERS, we have 2 BR.
2 bath fully furnished apts. Price
)nuch lower than dorms. Convenient
location. Amenities. Now taking ap-
plications for Summer and Fall. Call
MOM COMING? Room available in
lovely private home close to cam-
pus. On-site parking. Walk to China
MO and Antonello's restaurants. No
frmoking. No pets. 752-6644.
SCU AREA big three bedroom, one
ftath house. Washerdryer with cen-
tral heat and air. Paved drive with ga-
Jage. Call 830-9502.
SUBLEASE TWO bedroom, two
bath. Tar River Apartments. Call 830-
BLACK MALE prof. Ph.D wish to
lease one or two bedroom apt. three
months mid May-first week Aug.
HLS. 150 Howell Cr. 193, Green-
Ville, SC 29615
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SUBLEASING A 2 BR. apartment 2
blocks from main campus (15May-
IDAug.) $275 a month (on Summit
3Jt.). Call Andy at 830-9032 to check
it out!
TWO BED 1 12 bath apartment
for summer, rent, water, sewage in-
cluded. Tar River Estates. Call 830-
Now Taking Leases for
; 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom &
Sj Efficiency Apartments.
CALL 752-2865
share two bedroom apt. located on
downtown 5th St. across from cam-
Bus. Prefer female. $237.50 a month
-12 bills. Call NatalieRobin, 561-
ginning Aug. 1 to share 2 bedroom
agt. close to campus. Washer and
dffler included. Call 758-8848 and
ak for Ashley or leave a message.
Fall. 3 bedroom townhouse,
$?26month. 13 utilities. Great lo-
cation! Must see! Call Ashley, 353-
1286. �-
rjfeck from campus. $187.50 rent,
water, sewer and cable included.
(JiH after 5 p.m ask for Amanda or
Kflstina. 762-5886.
RESPONSIBLE AND fun roommate
Ufc'nted to share 4 bedroom house 2
rjfifcks from campus with parking.
QMduate students and professionals
vttcomed. Available April. Cass,
to ahara three bedroom apart-
ment naar campus. Includes
washer and dryer and outdoor
pool access, 13 rant and utili-
ties. We're clean and friendly.
Call 782-SS10.
needed to share two bedroom apart-
ment at Eastbrook Apartments.
$133.33month 12 bills. Move in
mid-May Pool on-site. Call 754-
ing Kenmore set. Perfect condition.
Beige. Call soonl Amy, 329-0040.
GOOD CONDITION 2 piece living
room suite, overstuffed couch and
loveseat, very comfortable. $200
OBO. Must go! Call 321-6917.
FOR SALE: 1990 Ford Mustang 5.0
GT. loaded. Alarm and 10-CD player.
Asking $5,500 negotiable. Call 561-
7987 for more info.
Good condition. Asking $100. Phone
754-2944 evenings or leave mes-
HIRING: ADULT entertainers and
dancers. Must be at least 18. have
own phone, transportation and be
drug free. Make up to $1500 week-
ly. For interview, call 768-2737.
accepting applications for Fall 1999
employment for the following posi-
tions: Main Office Assistants, Cus-
tomer Services Desk. Fitness Train-
ers, Aerobics Instructors. Out-
doorAdventure Staff. Pick up an ap-
plication in the Main Office at the
Student Recreation Center, Monday-
Friday from 8 a.m6 p.m.
CAMP STAFF: accept the challenge
and make a difference in the lives of
girls ages 6-17. Available positions in-
clude: lifeguards, business manager,
counselors, lead counselors, and
program director. Qualifications vary
by position. June to August resident
camp in Johnston County. Programs
include swimming, canoeing, horse-
back riding, arts and crafts, and out-
door skills. Contact Kate Hoppe at
Pines of Carolina Girl Scout Council,
919-782-3021 or 800-284-4475. EOE
DO YOU love Christian music? Make
a difference sharing your relation-
ship with Jesus Christ through the
relevant vehicle of radio. Crossover, a
local radio program 8-12 a.m. Sat. &
Sun is looking for help to serve as
show head and DJ. Prayerfully con-
sider and call Jeff at 353-7212.
LOOKING FOR a summer job? Play
at day and work at night. The ECU
Telefund is hiring students for the
Summer and Fall of 1999 to contact
alumni and parents for the ECU An-
nual Fund Drive. $5.50 hour. Make
your own schedule. If interested, call
, M-TH between the hour of 3-6
SKATEBIKE Park and In-Line Hock-
ey Rink Attendant. The Greenville
Recreation and Parks Department is
recruiting individuals willing to work
15-30 hours a week with some back-
ground knowledge in one or more of
the following areas: in-line skating,
skateboarding and in-line hockey.
Applicants will be responsible for
overseeing both the skate park and
in-line hockey rink at the Jaycee
Park. The SkateBike Park is open
Tuesday-Sunday from 1 p.m. till dark,
and Saturdays 10 a.m. till dark. Sal-
ary rates range from $5.15 to $6.50
per hour. For more information,
please call Ben James or Michael
naly at 329-4650 after 2 p.m.
adult entertainment is now hiring.
Call for interview. Playmates. 252-
JENNI K Jewelry is currently recruit-
ing full time and part time sales as-
sociates for its Arlington Village lo-
cation. Previous sales experience
helpful, but not necessary. High
school diplomaGED required.
Please forward your resume or fill
out an application at Arlington Vil-
lage location. EOE
LIFEGUARDS AND swim instruc-
tors needed in Greenville. Call 355-
5009 or 756-2667.
bs looking fat nnxAtiHANXiKlDloid vans and
unload traUen for the am shift hours 3fl0im Id 8am.
$7.50Vhoun total assistance audit after 30 days.
Future career opportunities m opaattons and manage-
mart possible. Applications can be fUed out at 2410
United Drive (near the aquatics center) GreenvUle
SOFTBAU. officials for
Greenville Recreation & Parks De-
partment Adult Spring Softball
League. Clinics will be held to train
new and experienced officials. How-
ever, a basic knowledge and under-
standing of the game is necessary. A
training meeting will be held Wed-
nesday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Soft-
ball season will run from May thru
August. For more information,
please call 329-4650 after 2 pjm.
Student Groups: Earn $1000-$2000
with easy 3 hour CIS Fund Raiser
event. No sales required. Fund
Raiser days are filling up, so call
today. Contact Chris 800-829-4777.
EARN EXTRA cash Make your
own hours Responsible students to
marketmanage Citibank promo-
tions on campus. Free giveaways!
Earn $400week. Call Ann at 1-
Agent part-time positions available. I
need 1-2 people with lots of energy
and enthusiasm to answer phones,
give property tours, do campus pre-
sentations, run errands, etc. Hours of
availability need to be 12-6 M-F and
some weekends, Sat. 104. Sun 12-
4. Pays min. wage- $6.50 depending
on experience. Call Becky. 752-9995.
PART-TIME sales help wanted for
carpet retailing operation. Carpet
knowledge or interior design experi-
ence a plus; hours flexible; some Sat-
urday work required. Respond to
Debbie. 752-6616.
soccer program is looking for a
men's Junior Varsity soccer coach
for the upcoming Fall 1999 season.
Anyone interested should call Head
Coach Mike Pritchard at 754-2729 or
Athletic Director Joe Tkach at 946-
EXOTIC DANCERS $1000-$ 1500
weekly, no experience needed. 919-
580-7084. Sid's Showgirls. Gold-
PART-TIME Clerical: local company
interested in hiring part-time help
for general office duties. Approx. 15
hours per week in afternoons; $6.00
per hr. Respond to Tommy. 757-
THE GREENVILLE Recreation and
Parks Department is looking for life-
guards and swim instructors for
summer employment. Lifeguards
must have current lifeguarding. first
aid, and CPR certifications. May also
teach swimming classes. 30-40
hour work week. Salary is $6.00 to
$6.75 per hour. Swim Instructors
must have current WSI certification.
Will teach swim classes Monday
thru Saturday mornings. 20-25 hour
work week. Salary is $7.25 to $8.00
per hour. Apply by Friday, April 16.
1999 to the City of Greenville. Hu-
man Resources. 201 Martin Luther
King Jr. Drive (W. Fifth Street). PO
Box 7207. Greenville, NC 27835-7207.
For more information contact Danny
Bass at 329-4044.
NEED SUMMER help at Hatteras
Beach. Free housing. Need two
males or females for retail seafood
market. Bonus offered. Call 252-986-
2215 or e-mail
UFEGUARDS AND beach vendors
needed in North Myrtle Beach for
1999 season. Will train. Housing pro-
vided if needed. For information call
for private Co-ed youth camp
located in tie beau mortars of
Western North Carolina. Over25
activities, including All sports, water
skiing, heated pod, terris. art, horse-
barXGoferfe. 615 to 816eam
$1350-$1750 plus room, meals,
laundry 4 great funl Non-smokers
call for applicationbrochure:
800-832-5539 or e-mail anytimel
FREE RADIO $1260. Fundraiser
open to student groups & organiza-
tions. Earn $3-$6 per VisaMC app.
We supply all materials at no cost.
Call for info or visit our website.
Qualified callers receive a Free Baby
Boom Box. 1-800-932-0528 x 65.
THE CARD Post Report 321 Be
Inn. A courthouse inscription reads
Obedience To Law Is Liberty. Recog-
nizing the word 'obedience' lacks a
connotation of understanding is to
recognize that at a crucial moment
one may not obey a law one does
not understand. To recognize un-
derstanding is liberty is to evolve
from a rule of law to a yule of law.
Joy a connotation of "yule
evolves from abilityliberty to create
value with understanding. Prosper n
Live Long, Tom Drew.
GOT TAN- Want Pictures. Want pic-
tures to show off that tan from
Spring break? Or how about that big
smile because Summer break is al-
most here? Reputable amateur pho-
tographer wants young women for
portfolio shots. You get free pictures.
References available. Send note,
phone, and photo (if available - will
be returned). Paul Hronjak, 4413
Pinehurst Drive, Wilson. NC 27896-
9001. (252) 237-8218, hronjakCsim-
THE CARD Post Report 322 Sump
Inn. To progress in addressing a po-
tential major flawmalpractice in ed-
ucation at ECU the following ques-
tions were faxed (329) to Dean of
Student Services. 1. Is a citizen in-
vestorreporter andor prospective
student free to go to ECU & seek ap-
pointments for open discussion with
administration & faculty Eror leave
questions in writing 6 return to ex-
plore if they wish to respond? 2. Are
the same free to go to ECU'S com-
mon grounds wearing a t-shirt read-
ing "open to Discussion About Ed-
ucation at ECU'? Prior to hearing
(47) addressing "warning of tres-
pass there was no response. (At
hearing sought signed answers to
same questions. None were avail-
able. Tom Drew. P.S. Seeking stud-
ents of "human reproduction' to
explore healthy high tech 'pregnancy
prevention control' idea. Write co
The Card Post. PO Box 587. Gold-
sboro. NC 27533
THANK YOU, Phi Kappa Psi for the
social on Thursday. We had a great
time! Love, Alpha Delta Pi
ALPHA DELTA Pi would like to
thank all the fraternities and sorori-
ties who were at the Phi Kappa Tau
house on Tuesday for a great time.
WE WOULD Like to thank the groo-
vy sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha for a
happening time Thursday night.
Can't wait to get down with you all
again. Love, Sigma Nu
National Panhellenic Council on a
great stepp show. Organization for
Employees of Color.
BRAD DAVIS, thanks for the great
social at Underwater. You're doing
an awesome job. Love, Chi Omega
THE MEMORIAL Service for Jim
Broomall has been changed to the
Hendrix Theater in Mendenhall from
7-9 p.m. tonight. Come join the
brothers of Theta Chi in commemo-
rating him.
Tfct East CiroHnlta
WE WOULD like to welcome our
new brothers of Sigma Nu: Dustin
Staggard, Jody Sikes, and Phillip
Williams. Congratulations guys.
Love, your brothers
IT HAS been previously published
that students would be able to use
Web registration 24 hours a day. it is
necessary that the system be
brought down from 9 p.m. until 1
a.m. nightly for routine backups of
the system. Students trying to use
the Student Desktop during these
times will get a message that the
system is down and the time it is
scheduled to be available again. Tel-
ephonic registration is also unavail-
able from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. nightly
as published in the Schedule of
Classes. For your convenience the
scheduled hours of operation follow:
March 29, 1999 through August 24.
1999: Monday through Friday 1 a.m
6 p.m. 9 p.m12 a.m. Saturday 1
a.m12 a.m. Sunday 1 a.m. -4 p.m. 7
p.m12 a.m.
$500 SCHOLARSHIP for women
attending ECU or PCC Recipients
will be selected on the basis of com-
munity involvement, volunteer com-
mitment, participation in and leader-
ship roles in school, church, civic or
professional organizations. Must be
a Pitt County resident. Deadline for
application is April 15. Sponsored by
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Green-
ville. Contact the Financial Aid Office
for applications.
THERE WILL be a WheelPower
Dance on April 11 from 3-5 p.m. No
registration, it's free Don't miss
LAST CHANCE to sign up for Golf
singles! Show your skills and make a
hole in onell Must sign up by April
13 before 5 p.m. SRC 128
CHOOSING A Major or a Career
Workshop: 3:30-5PM. The Center for
Counseling and Student Develop-
ment is offering this workshop on
Thursday, April 15 and April 22. If
you are interested in this program,
contact the center at 328-6661.
THERE WILL be free aerobics April
5-13. Join many others as you bum
your way to feeling great) Meet SRC
239 & 240.
p.m. The Center for Counseling and
Student Development is offering this
workshop on Wednesday. April 14, If
you are interested in this program,
contact the Center at 328-6661.
The Center for Counseling and Stud-
ent Development is offering this
workshop on Tuesday, April 13. If
you are interested in this workshop,
please contact the Center at 328-
TEST ANXIETY: 3:30P.M. The Cen-
ter for Counseling and Student De-
velopment is offering this workshop
on Monday, April 19. If you are inter-
ested in this workshop, please con-
tact the Center at 328-6661.
COME SEE if you have what it
takesl The Climbing Wall will be
open April 8 from 7-9 p.m. This is
free for all members! $7 for non-
11a.m12noon.The Center for Coun-
seling and Student Development is
offering this workshop on Tuesday,
April 13 and April 20. If you are inter-
ested in this workshop, please con-
tact the Center at 328-6661.
THERE WILL be a free Aqua Fitness
Session. April 5-13 M-Th 5:30-6:30
p.m in the SRC pool. See what all
the talk is about! After all it's free
ATTN: ALL Christians! Show your
Spirit by making a statement backed
up by a changed life! Spread the
Gospel by participating in Spirit
Week! 41199-41699
BECOMING A Successful Student-
11a.mnoon The Center for Coun-
seling and Student Development is
offering this workshop on Monday,
April 19 and Thursday, April 22. If
you are interested in this workshop,
please contact the Center at 328-
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making connections with ECU departme1
Computer Workshops were facilitated for
learning about their ECU email account, t
publishing software.
The Real WorldECU diversity experien
to attend interactive informational session:
racism, and sexism.
Both the Cotten Hall Lobby and the westl
The first Alternative Spring Break trip was
Atlanta to participate in a volunteer servic
A new female SAIL (students achievin
was added in Clement Hall.
Recreational Services developed a o
which includes program information,
participant photos, facility snap shots, 3
The intramural program added the folia
input: Foosball, Wiffleball, Softball
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Fitness initiated RPM's, th
that students could climb
shape of their lives.
Partner Training was added to the S
could learn proper exercise technii
The Blount Recreational Sports
providing 18 acres of lighted pla
and drop-in recreation programs,
games and leadership developmj
Challenge Course. In addition,
including men's and women's re
maintenance shop.
Student Financial Aid updated the
telephone receptionists to eliminate
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aid applications was expanded.
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