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WEDNESDAY. JUNE 2.1999 VOLUME 74. ISSUE 47
Asbestos warnings are posted outside of the Student Publications Building
PHOTO BY MIKE JACOBSEN
Asbestos cleanup
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in floor, ceiling tiles
BRIAN P. Si OR RINCS
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With the completion of the asbestos
cleanup in the Student Publications
building nearing an end, faculty
members of the Media Board and
Institutional and Research Planning
can breathe a sigh of relief.
Due to renovations in the old
University and Printing Graphics,
located in the first floor of the
Student Publications Building,
there has been an ongoing project
to clean up the asbestos materials in
that part of the building.
The process includes removing
the asbestos-containing materials in
the ceiling and floor tiles.
Phil Lewis, Assistant Director of
the Office of Environmental Health
and Safety, said the abatement of
the asbestos-containing materials is
done by a certified asbestos removal
contractor before any renovation
�starts.
"The danger to the rest of the
building is guarded by blocking the
area off with plastic and negative
pressure Lewis said. "There is
constant air monitoring by someone
independent of the contractor
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New grade posting
policy to raise privacy
Student Desktop
an alternate choice
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STU'F WRITKR
Recent confusion regarding the
posting of grades ended in the deci-
sion to abandon the old policy in
favor of a new system that would
address security issues.
At the end of the spring semes-
ter, professors are not allowed to
post grades by the full social securi-
ty number of any student.
"I had been concerned for a
number of years said Ben Irons,
University Attorney. "Even when
students' names do not appear, it is
still sometimes possible to deter-
mine an individual's social security
number. We believed that the use
of the student pin number would
better ensure confidentiality
Grades are now available by
accessing the Student Desktop and
entering both a SSN and a new stu-
dent pin number.
Students can choose their pin at
a site linked to the Student
Desktop, which will immediately e-
mail the number to the student's
exchange account.
A visitor to the site may also view
a wide range of personal informa-
tion such as class histories and
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William Council retires after 30 years of service
Housekeeper honored
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After 30 years of hard work and
dedication, William Lee Council,
housekeeper for ECU, is retiring.A
banquet was held Memorial Day to
honor Council for his numerous
years of dedicated service to ECU.
The Department of University
Unions gave Council the luncheon
to say thank you for his hard work.
Council worked at Mcndenhall,
as well as Todd Dining Hall
throughout his 30 year career.
His jobs included housekeeping
tasks and general repair work.
According to Council the high-
lights of his career with ECU were
the friendships he developed
through the years.
"I feel very fortunate to work
with the people I do Council said.
"They are all good people
Even after this length of time
dedicating himself to serving the
university, Council said he still
plans to remain in the work force.
"My body is so used to working
everyday for 30 years, it would be
hard to just quit Council said. "I
will probably keep my part-time job
so I have something to do
According to Council's
Supervisor, James Battle, he will be
missed a great deal around
Mendenhall as well as at the other
campus locations he serviced .
"He was more than just a house-
keeper Battle said. " If we ever
needed anything fixed in an emer-
gency, he was the first person to get
it done
Council's coworkers said they will
miss not only his help during the
work day but also his personality.
"It's been good working with
him the last 26 years said cowork-
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nice and humble.
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news
The East Carolinian
DrlSTS
Wednesday, June2
ECU employees will go on a fitness walk at noon at the Student
Recreation Center. The walk is an event for ECU Employee Health and
Fitness Day. Chancellor Eakin will lead the group on the one and two
mile walk around campus. For more information contact Kari Brown,
328-6387.
Thursday, June 3
The Aqua Theater returns for the summer to the Student
Recreational Center pool. The feature movie will be ANTZ (PG).
Z, the worker-ant (voice of Woody Allen), strives to reconcile his own
individuality with the communal work ethic of the ant colony. Falling in
love with the ant-Princess Bala (voice of Sharon Stone), Z strives to make
social inroads. He must ultimately save the ant colony from the treacher-
ous schemings of the evil General Mandible (voice of Gene Hackman)
that threaten to wipe out the entire worker population. Themes of indi-
viduality run rampant in this movie that provides a different perspective
on life.
A free cookout will be provided at 8:30 prior to the 9 p.m. showing of
the movie.
Insurance agent
to be sentenced
GREENSBORO (AP) �A former
Greensboro insurance agent will be
sentenced Tuesday in federal court
in what authorities say is the largest
case of embezzlement by a single
insurance agent in North Carolina
history.
Paul Mitchell Blackburn plead-
ed guilty to embezzling $1.37 mil-
lion from 15 clients, many of them
his close friends, to feed his gam-
bling addiction. He faces
up to 30 years in prison.
His story provides a glimpse into
the mind of a compulsive gambler
who let his addiction take his life
away.
"Gambling consumed my life a
long time ago Blackburn said.
"When I began to do things that
were not moral or legal, I knew
something was amiss
Clients say Blackburn had a
good reputation as an insurance
salesman. He sold insurance in
Greensboro for 20 years, most
recently for LifeUSA Insurance
Company and Philadelphia
Insurance Company.
Blackburn, 47, says compulsive
gambling cost him a lot more than
his reputation. He lost time that he
could have spent with his autistic
son. He lost his career.
He lost relationships. And he lost
his health, he says, although he
would not elaborate on his medical
problems.
One common characteristic of
compulsive gamblers is an inability
or unwillingness to accept reality,
according to Gamblers Anonymous.
So they escape into the dream
world of gambling, where they see
themselves as charming, successful
people.
For years Blackburn was a casual
gambler, betting only $5 and $10 on
occasional trips to horse tracks and
casinos. Then he began to believe
that his natural talent for gambling
far surpassed that of anyone else.
He began gambling more often
and making larger bets. His favorite
was craps, which he calls "the
cocaine of casino gambling
Blackburn also began spending
more time at the horse track in
Charleston, W.Va. At first, he made
the 624-mile round trip drive in one
day. Then, he extended
his trips through whole week-
ends.
In 19, Blackburn first embez-
zled money from clients, some of
whom had done business with him
for more than a decade. He per-
suaded them to buy life
insurance polices by promising
them big returns.
Then he kept the premium
money.
His scheme fell apart in the sum-
mer of 1998, when clients got suspi-
cious and began demanding their
money back. He gave them fraudu-
lent checks and left the area, said
Billy Creel, head of the state
Department of Insurance investiga-
tion division.
On Aug. 24, Blackburn deposit-
ed a worthless check for $181,500 at
a Randleman bank.
When he learned the bank had
not placed a hold on the check until
it cleared, he made two wire trans-
fers totaling $82,500 within two
days to another bank, according to
court documents.
State and federal agents
searched Blackburn's office in
September after they received com-
plaints from his clients. He was
indicted Jan. 25.
Blackburn signed a plea bargain
in which he admitted to his crimes.
He faces a maximum of 10 years in
prison and a $250,000 fine for each
of the three charges: one count of
embezzlement and two counts of
wire fraud.
The original estimate of $1.37
million that Blackburn embezzled
has now grown to $1.6 million,
authorities said.
State law ensures that the vic-
tims will get their money back
because insurance companies are
responsible for the actions of their
agents. Creel said. It was relief to
see six to 12 people who regularly
gather to talk about their addiction,
he said.
"I was in a lot of trouble, more
than the legal problems, the emo-
tional pain that I was going through
was terrible he said. "Now I know
beyond a shadow of a doubt that
healing is possible
Grades
continued Iroin page I
schedules.
Teachers are still allowed to post
grades publicly, but an abbreviated
number must be used rather than
the entire nine digit social security
code.
Richard Ringeisen, Vice
Chancellor of Academic Affairs,
said he believes that the decision
was a response to the National
Privacy Act and that ail universities
are changing their policies.
"The posting of grades on the
internet was the most logical
choice Ringeisen said. "It adds to
the new Student Desktop, which
requires a student pin number
before information can be
retrieved
Because the decision affects
teachers as much as students, some
feel the new policy will benefit fac-
ulty as well as the students.
Dr. Steve Cerutti, of the
Department of Foreign Languages
and Literature, is pleased to see the
decision.
"I think it's good Dr. Cerutti
said. " I was never comfortable
posting students' social security
numbers in a hallway
Dr. Cerutti teaches large classes
of around 120 students and he
hopes this will limit the flow of stu-
dents that always attempt to contact
him about grades before they are
ready.
"This way it is uniform and
much smoother Cerutti said.
Although the system is designed
to be easier for students and faculty,
some resent the hassle. "It's hard
enough to remember my social
security number said junior, Mark
Seymour. "Now I've got to remem-
ber a pin number too
Environmental activists
rally agenda on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON (AP) � Fresh
from battles in their own neighbor-
hoods against unwanted waste dis-
posal facilities, community activists
from Texas and elsewhere rallied
this week on Capitol Hill to press
their environmental justice agenda.
They received a sympathetic lis-
tening from a coalition of congres-
sional Democrats who convened
what was billed as the first-ever
congressional conference on envi-
ronmental racism.
The alliance of grassroots
activists and 14 liberal congression-
al Democrats contends that the
handlers of industrial waste target
poor, predominately minority com-
munities for their treatment plants.
The result? Higher exposure to
environmental risks and health
problems, they say. They are calling
on Congress to enact protections to
ensure that minorities are not dis-
criminated against on environmen-
tal grounds.
A trio of Texans traveled to
Washington to tell of their years-
long campaign ultimately success-
ful to shut down an East Texas
plant that injected hazardous wastes
deep into the ground.
"It's been a long struggle said
Rev. Sylvester Curry Jr pastor of
New Zion Baptist Church in
Winona, a dozen miles northeast of
Tyler.
Residents in the town, which has
a population of less than 500, con-
tend they were exposed to harmful
levels of dangerous chemicals that
caused a medley of illnesses,
including a higher incidence of
birth defects, respiratory ailments
and cancers in children and adults.
The community's population is
one-third black, significantly higher
than the state average.
In 1997, American Ecology
Environmental Services Corp.
closed the Winona plant it had
acquired three years earlier, citing
the financial drain of litigation and
opposition drummed up by the
grassroots group Mothers
Organized to Stop Environmental
Sins.
American Ecology, which runs
four hazardous waste disposal cen-
ters nationwide, declined to wade
into the debate over environmental
justice.
The Winona activists and
American Ecology have engaged in
dueling litigation, some of which
remain in the conns.
Phyllis Glazer, the head of
MOSES, said she has one request
from Congress: "To not put these
dangerous facilities in poor com-
munities, driving them further into
poverty
Mrs. Glazer, who bankrolled
much of the campaign against the
Winona plant, said there are "hun-
dreds, if not thousands, of commu-
nities just like Winona
A conference organizer. Rep.
Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif and others
urged the community activists to
unite on a more widespread basis.
The conference didn't carry the
weight of a congressional hearing.
But lawmakers expressed confi-
dence that the event would prompt
action.
They are pressing for funding for
new Environmental Protection
Agency civil-rights investigators, a
National Institutes of Health study
of the factors behind environmental
illnesses, and a General Accounting
Office review of existing federal
data on environmental health
issues.
Asbestos
continued (ram page 1
According to the Office of
Environmental Health and Safety,
asbestos is a respiratory hazard that
is only dangerous when fibrous and
airborne. The illnesses most relat-
ed to asbestos exposure are a non-
cancerous scarring of the lung tis-
sue, lung cancer and mesothelioma,
which is a rare form of cancer affect-
ing the lining of the lungs.
The symptoms of asbestos-relat-
ed ailments do not develop imme-
diately upon inhalation, but can
occur 15- 40 years after exposure.
The cleanup is nearly complete,
according to Lewis, and the renova-
tions will begin turning the old
University Printing and Graphics
into the new cashier's office.
Michael Balko, director of the
cashier's office, said the cashiers
office is moving to its new location
due to a space factor.
According to Bruce Flye, direc-
tor of Facilities, Planning,
Designing and Construction, the
project carries a hefty price tag.
"The estimated cost of the pro-
ject is $30,000 Flye said.
Surveys conducted by the
Environmental Protection Agency
estimate that asbestos-contairiing
materials can be found in approxi-
mately 31,000 schools and 733,000
other public and commercial build-
ings throughout the country.
Asbestos is mainly found in thermal
system insulation and ceiling and
floor tiles.
The Ad
Department is
now hiring
advertising
executives for
summer semester.
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mainly
as the
Runyan, ECU's program
works in the area known
New World which includes the
Caribbean, Great Lakes, Hawaii,
and along the Atlantic Coast.
"We're more hands on. Students
get a lot of experience operating
equipment and working in the
field. We try to teach the skills they
need to get a job said Frank
Cantelas, an archaeologist in the
Maritime History department.
"The students in our program do
underwater archaeology and of
course all have to be scuba divers.
Right now our students are going
through a training program of scien-
tific diving which is conducted by
the Diving Safety Office on cam-
pus Runyan said.
The majori-
ty of students
in the masters
program have
obtained bach-
elor degrees in
anthropology
and archaeolo-
gy. A few oth-
ers have
degrees that
vary from his-
tory to English
to marine biol-
gram requires a total of 36 semester
hours and a master's thesis, and the
courses offered are in maritime his-
tory and nautical archaeology.
"We have just started a new
Ph.D program at ECU which is tak-
ing in it's first students this fall
Runyan said.
Also, ECU will now offer a new
minor in Coastal and Marine
Studies for those students who are
interested in studying the environ-
ment, preserving the ocean and
working outdoors. The minor
requires 24 semester hours in core
and elective courses such as survey
of coastal and marine resources and
biological science.
"It's a fantastic experience and
an incredible program said Tim
Marshall, a graduate student in mar-
itime studies.
"All of our interests are in really
making East Carolina University
one of the important centers for
maritime research both under water
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Are you dancing or grinding
In the end, it comes down to a
simple choice. Do you dance for
the pure pleasure of rhythmic
motion, or simply because you
are extremely inebriated?
A certain level of concern should
be raised by the apparent lack of
originality in downtown
Greenville. Does it not hold a fair
reflection of the resident popula-
tion's tastes? I am under the firm
belief that being smashed out of
your gourd, and driving some-
where you will not remember
being, does not necessarily facili-
tate a good time nor is a safe occu-
pation every Thursday, Friday and
Saturday night.
This past school year saw an
enormous increase in swing dance
participation as the swing wave
swept through Greenville. Expect
to see more of the same this year, so
why not join in the action?
Learning to do more than rubbing
body parts on the dance floor could
be an enriching experience.
There .are also Latin dances
held at the Ramada every Sunday
from 7-10 p.m. Grab a dancing part-
ner and move to the flavorful
rhythm of Salsa.
Do you like glowsticks, lasers,
house music and cool light effects?
The party scene in Greenville is a
wonderful place to really raise your
energy level. Mainly in the past
year, Wax Museum has rocked
Greenville with three Live and
Direct parties, and every
Wednesday, Peasant's Cafe still
serves up a great taste of some fresh
jams. Congratulations and thank-
yous are in order for everyone
involved in making this an open
and loving scene.
In the end, it comes down to a
simple choice. Do you dance for
the pure pleasure of rhythmic
motion, or simply because you are
extremely inebriated? Certainly
the later can heighten the former,
but should not be your main moti-
vation. Work your own groove and
be richer for it.
Opportunities abound for
merry-making, so open your eyes.
Realize that you do not have to
dress the same as everyone else,
intoxicate yourself the same as
everyone else, or shake your hips
the same as everyone else. All you
need to do is to leave your heart
and your mind open to other expe-
riences, and they will eventually
seek you out. Many thanks to Ralf
Lang for his inspiration and be safe;
until we meet again.
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Over 7,000 enthusiastic Louisiana State fans saw ECU's last base-
I ball match of the season end in a 9-0 holiday crushing of the Pirates
on Memorial Day.
The first blanking of the season for the Pirates came unexpected-
i ly, but should not diminish the excellent work done by the team and
the staff throughout the year.
The Pirates have not lost with a shutout since April of last year but
! simplv could not handle LSU pitcher Kurt Ainsworth who was hon-
j ored with MVP awards after the game in Baton Rouge, LA.
Nevertheless, we can be very proud of our baseball team, which
was nationally ranked almost throughout the entire season, entering
the Regional tournament as No. 1 seed and being seed No. 19 nation-
! ally.
Pirate fans know what we are talking about. Many times a sold out
I Harrington Field was the location for excitement, and new lights were
i installed wisely to provide the Pirates with night game opportunities,
although the Monday night games didn't turn out to become ECU's
i best games anyway.
The season has definitely shown one thing-ECU had the poten-
tial to beat any team in the nation. No. 1 Miami had to make that
I painful experience at their own stadium. Many other ranked teams
j followed. Even though LSU's head coach Skip Bertman still didn't
know what school his team was playing that weekend ("I don't think
I anybody would have predicted a shutout of ECU"), the Pirates
I earned a lot of respect by the Tigers, and their fans at The Box. They
! acquired this respect through hard work and through good individual
performances.
In summary though, the keyword for this season was team work as
mentioned by many players after their defeat of ODU in the CAA
: Championship game at Kinston, NC.
This was also the reason why the Pirates entered the NCAA
j Regional Tournament at Alex Box Stadium as No. 1 seed. ECU was
never as close to advancing to the Super Regional as this time, when
the team had a seven-run lead before falling 12-10 to the hosting
Tigers in Sunday's Championship Game One.
Entering the Regional without their best pitcher and the finals
without their second baseman did not make the task any easier for
head coach Keith LeClair, who was doing an outstanding job in his
two years of coaching the Pirates.
Although many players are leaving the team now, there is no rea-
son to panic and there should be anticipation for the coming baseball
year. Looking at LSU and it's successful baseball program, gives
everybody a challenge to keep up the work were it was finished, and
maybe become even more successful next time.
TEC's staff would like to congratulate the Pirate baseball team and
its coaches to an outstanding season, and would like to wish the
seniors good luck for their professional career.
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OPINION
SCOTT
WILKINS
Student stores helpful
The lines of communication
between the administrators of
the university, and the students
need to be better. More student
involvement in the derision
making process would be nice.
ECU is a great place, yet with
more student input and involve-
ment in the decision making
process, we can be better still.
There are people who care at East
Carolina University. In response to
last week's article about the prob-
lems I encountered trying to sell
back a book at the Student Stores,
as well as general frustration with
the bureaucracy of the university, I
received a call from Wanda
Scarborough, the director of the
Student Stores. We had a pleasant
meeting and she explained to me
some of the procedures of book
buyback and some of the reasons
why book buyback is the way it is.
Also, I was happy to receive a par-
tial refund for my French book.
Alas, the French book saga is over.
I used the money to buy myself a
celebratory frosty. It was yummy to
my tummy. Personally, it felt good
to hear from the director of the
Student Stores in regard to my
French book angst. I just wanted
to take this opportunity to express
my gratitude to Ms. Scarborough
fur all her help.
It's nice to feel like someone
cares. It doesn't happen too often
anymore. It was nice for someone
to take the time to sit down and
explain how things worked with
me. I just wish it could happen
more often at this university. I
must admit that most professors
here do spend more time with stu-
dents than at other universities.
That personalized touch is nice. It
gives the student a warm fuzzy. I
am a Political Science major and
most of my Political Science profes-
sors have always been willing to
give time and attention to me. For
this, my hat goes off to them. It is
my hope that other students expe-
rience the personalized touch from
professors as well.
Back to the book buyback issue.
Ms. Scarborough informed me that
often professors choose not to use
books the next semester. This is a I
main reason that many books arc
not bought back. To me this does-
n't seem fair to the students.
Therefore, yours truly has a propos-
al. Perhaps there can be an outlet
for used textbooks. Maybe another
university could buy them. Perhaps
a used textbook store could help. It
seems there should be other '
options instead of being at the'
mercy of some professors and
receiving no money for books.
What am I going to do with a
Geology 1000 book from my fresh-
man year after I graduate? Book
Buyback has earned the chagrin of
many ECU students (No offense to '
the Geology department, I actually
enjoyed Geology). In my humble
opinion it seems that it shouldn't
have to be that way.
The lines of communica-
tion between the administrators of
the university, and the students
need to be better. More student
involvement in the decision mak-
ing process would be nice. ECU is '
a great place, yet with more student
input and involvement in the deci-
sion making process, we can be
better still.
OPINION
SUSAN
WRIGHT
We're wired to the teeth
We may not be listed as one of
the most wired universities
this year, but I think that
ECU has made the most of the
new Internet technology. The
university took a tool that was
used by thousands and made
it a new and efficient academ-
ic resource.
Show me the grades! An entire
semester spent slaving for a single
moment; the moment of truth.
This moment is when we first see
our grades, and they are the proof
of our diligence and intelligence.
Until last semester, our profes-
sors posted our grades on classroom
doors and inside walls. Beginning
this semester, we have to vault the
hurdles of the Internet before we
peek at those sacred letters.
Beginning at the ECU web
page, we follow a maze of pages
and clicks until we get our own per-
sonal web page. The computer
welcomes me by name, and then it
goes on to reveal any information
about my past academic career that
I could possibly want to know.
Everything is listed here on my
web page. I must admit, it's pretty
cool for those of us who are not
computer inclined that the univer-
sity creates our own web page for
us. If they hadn't, I know for sure
that there would have never been a
site telling everything about Susan
Wright. I just don't have the
patience.
Some people relish each and
every moment spent speeding
through cyberspace, but I prefer
hard copies and handwriting. In my
life, the computer is a tool more
than anything else, and ECU has
made that tool more efficient and
more useful.
We all remember the delays
while everything was being set up
and the frustration of being told
that your computer is not mighty
enough to run the Student
Desktop, but the positives out-
weigh the negatives.
For those of us who can't keep
up with something unless it is
attached, all the information that
we need to know about schedules
is here. It is much quicker to simply
pull something up on a page, such
as course seat availability, then to
trot to the registrar's office every
time curiosity strikes.
We may not be listed as one of
the most wired universities this
year, but I think that ECU has
made the most of the new Internet
technology. The university took a
tool that was used by thousands
and made it a new and efficient '
academic resource.
You can live without ever open-
ing a web page or browsing the
Internet, but why fight it?
If ECU has taken the time to
make the Internet a source for all '
the information that students nor- � '
mally have to do miles of footwork ��'
for, open the site and take a peek.
You will never want to go back to '
the long lines and tedious running �'
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Are you at risk
Do it yourself
MONTHLY BREAST SELF-EXAM
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Despite what many people
think, breast cancer is increas-
ingly becoming more predomi-
nate in all ages.
Breast cancer is caused by
two genes found in the body
called BRCA 1 and 2, which
occur when the body is
exposed to a large amount of
estrogen.
According to Darla Liles,
MD of OncologyHematology,
the chances of getting breast
cancer increase the older you
get. If there is a history breast
cancer is in your family, especial-
ly on the maternal side, it is pos-
sible that cancer may become
evident as young as 25 years old.
If there is no incidence of this
type of cancer in your family the
most common age for diagnosis
the late 40s.
"Cancer itself is genetic
Liles said. "Like every other
type of cancer, breast cancer is
genetic through first degree rela-
tives, like mothers and grand-
mothers
Another risk factor can be tak-
ing a birth control pill that has a
high level of estrogen.
According to Jane Doochin,
RN for Oncology, breast cancer
is more likely to occur in African-
American women than any other
race.
"When African-American
women receive their treatment,
they have a harder time of han-
dling the side effects Doochin
said
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Nurse Patti Jordan at Eastern Radiologist Breast Imaging Center helps a patient use the mammography machine.
nosed with breast cancer, her
chances of getting breast cancer
in the opposite breast doubles,
and breast cancer and ovarian
cancer have a very high correla-
tion.
"The gene that causes breast
cancer is the same gene that
causes ovarian cancer Doochin
said. "Once a woman has been
diagnosed with either of the two,
she has a very high chance of get-
ting the other
However, there are ways to
detect breast cancer and prevent
yourself from getting it.
Oncologists recommend
women as young as 17, do self
breast exams. According to can-
cer specialists, many times lumps
are found by the patient or their
sex partners.
"Some signs of cancer in the
breast are changes in the texture
of the breast Liles said. "The
breast often gets red and warm
and puts out a discharge from the
Photo fay Robin Vuchnich
nipple
"Cancer itself is genetic; like
every other type of cancer,
breast cancer is genetic
through first degree relatives,
like mothers and
grandmothers
Darla Liles
According to Liles, that dis-
charge can either be bloody or
milky. Women should begin get-
ting regular mammograms after
40 years old. If breast cancer is in
the family history, oncologists
suggest women begin getting
them at iO.
"Depending on the type of
family history, some women
may even want to get their first
mammogram before 30 years
old Liles said.
Another way to decrease your
chances of getting breast cancer
is to have your first child prior to
the age of 2H.
Once a woman finds a lump
on her breast, she should visit
their gynecologist for further
instruction.
"Most of the time, the gyne-
cologist will order a mammogram
for the patient so wc can see
where we need to go from
there Liles said.
Once a mammogram has been
done, doctors remove the lump
from the breast along with lymph
nodes from under the arm on the
same side the tumor is on.
Once the tumor has been
removed, the doctors determine
if the tumor is malignant or
benign. If the tumor is malig-
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rii&rf: above your head.
look carefully for
changes in the site.
ihape, and contour of
each breast. Look for
puckering, dimpling
or changed In skin
texture.
Gently squeete both
nipples and look for
discharge.
Lying down. Place a
towel or pillow under
your right shoulder
and your right hand
behind your head.
Examine your right
breast with your left
hand.
fingers flat, press
gently in small circles,
Starting at the outermost
top edge of your breast
and Kpiraling in toward
the nipple. Examine
every part of the breast.
Repeat with left breast.
With your arm resting
on t firm Rurfact, use
Hie same circular motion
to examine the
underarm area. This
is breast tissue, too.
"This self-exam is not a
substitute for periodic
examinations by a
qualified physician
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increase risk for skin cancer
"Kings of Latin Ska'
to play Saturday
Andrea Curinn and Karen Best (from left) enjoy a sunny summer day at the ECU Recreation Center outdoor pool, but also put them-
selves at risk from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays that can cause skin cancer.
PHOTO BY ROBIN VUCHNICH
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Benches, pools, summer time, fun
and skin cancer?
Many people don't realize what
kind of danger they're putting
themselves in when they lay out in
the sun's harmful Ultra Violet rays.
Skin cancer occurs because of
continuously dividing cells under-
neath the skin, due to the sun's nat-
ural UV rays, or artificial rays found
in sun lamps and tanning beds. If
not treated, these cells continue to
divide and spread throughout the
body, and become harder to treat.
The most common thing to look for
when detecting skin cancer is a
change in skin color or texture,
especially a new growth or a sore
that doesn't heal. Often, places
such as the arms, face, chest and
legs are effected because of the
amount of time they are exposed to
the sun's UV rays.
According to the National
Cancer Institute, people 65 and
older, have a 40-50 percent chance
of having skin cancer at least once.
There are 1 million new cases of
skin cancer reported each year in
the United States. Fortunately,
there are many things you can do to
prevent skin cancer. It's important
to avoid exposure to the sun from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m since that is when
the sun's UV rays are most harmful.
Tanning beds and heat lamps are a
direct source of harmful UV rays so
they should also be avoided.
Nevertheless, tanning beds are
used by many students, especially
during off-summer seasons.
According to Crystal Patterson of
Tan-N-Bed, tanning beds are
busiest right before spring break.
"Spring Break is the busiest
time of year Patterson said.
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Take a little bit of hip-hop and add
in a dash of rock. Then throw in a
bit of Caribbean and finish the
whole thing off by covering it all
with Latin. You have just put
together the formula for the
Atlanta-based band, Mandorico.
If you are -one of those trendy
folks who loves hearing new music
before everyone else, Mandorico
may be just what you arc looking
for. The self proclaimed "Kings of
Latin Ska" will be visiting
Peasant's Cafe on Saturday, June
5.
Latin and Ska aren't two musi-
cal genres that seem to coexist
with one another, but Mandorico
shatters the myth. The seven
member band started off with
intentions to play Latin Rock, but
the idea soon shifted. "We all have
severely different influences said
Chris Fields, drummer.
After listening to the CD, this is
extremely obvious. At times the
blend resembles Reel Big Fish,
and you could also compare them
to a Latin Sublime.
Mandorico isn't just your aver-
age ska band though. Their Latin
influences shine through and add a
whole new twist.
"A lot of us aren't really hard-
core ska kids said Mark Solano,
guitarist "But when you do it right.
it's definitely different from hear-
ing all the new stuff
And different it is. Every song
but one on the five track debut con-
tains Spanish lyrics as well as
English. After four years of
Spanish, I still can hardly figure out
what they are saying, but it is defi-
nitely quite "different
The band even contains a doc-
tor. Kevin "Doc" McKinney
received his doctorate in music
composition. McKinney plays
trumpet and keyboard, which seem
to sometimes carry the band.
"We've got some of the best
rhythm players around said Jesse
Lauricella, lead singer. "Other
bands are trying to steal these
kids
daily with songs like "The Heist"
which is particularly Sublime-
esque. The band, however, feels
that you must see them live to get
the whole experience. ECU stu-
dents had the opportunity to get
this experience when the band won
this year's "Battle of the Bands
but due to inclement weather the
band was unable to perform at
"Barefoot at the Mall
"We've gotten comments that
the CD doesn't do us justice
Solano said. "The stage show is just
incredible. We pride ourselves on
making people want to dance. If
they aren't dancing by the second
song, either they are dead or we're
doing something wrong
People unable to attend the
Mandorico returns to Greenville to perform at Peasant's Cafe on Saturday night.
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The band toured heavily during
Mandorico's first two years. They
are now looking to sell their debut
EP "Familiar Places" while build-
ing a strong regional following. The
CD is very upbeat and fun, espe-
show at Peasant's on Saturday, will
have the opportunity to see the
Mandorico at the "Back to School"
festival on August 17.

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to make lives art
WINSTON-SALEM (AP)
Talent and dreams are no guaran-
tee of success for aspiring actors,
musicians, ballerinas and other
artists, actress Kathy Bates says.
But that's no reason for despair,
she told graduates of the North
Carolina School of the Arts on
Saturday.
"You need to get a life she
said. "You may not be able to ful-
fill your dreams as an artist, but
regardless, you will always be able
to make your life a work of art
Bates, an award-winning stage
and film actress, told how she start-
ed her career filled with doubt.
After college she went to New
York and waited tables with hun-
dreds of other aspiring actors. Her
break came with a children's the-
ater in Virginia.
"I finally got an equity card
playing a duck she said. "And
what a duck it was
The N.C. School of the Arts
graduated 261 students from its
high-school, college and graduate
programs. The school's students
pass traditional high-school classes
and liberal-arts courses, but above
all, they train for careers in the per-
forming arts.
Bates sent the graduates off to
make their way in the world with
these words:
"If you can define success for
yourself as this: if you love what
you do and you're good at it
that's success. If you take care of
the work day after day after day,
the work will take care of you
Skin Cancer
continued from page 4
"Getting in a tanning bee) for 20
minutes is the equivalent of laying
in the sun for two and a half hours
Tanning studio owners say they
know about the risks of skin cancer
and inform their customers about
them.
"You can get skin cancer from
tanning beds just like laying out in
the sun said Peggy Haddock of
Paradise Tanning Center. "People
have to sign forms saying they
understand the risk
Also, applying a sun block with a
SPF of at least 15 is recommended
before going out to the pool. It is
also suggested to wear a wide
brimmed hat and sunglasses when
being outdoors for a long period of
time.
While the outside pool at the
Student Recreation Center is often
packed with sunbathers during the
summer, most people wear sun-
screen but don't do everything
they can to prevent skin cancer.
"I lay out about twice a week
said Elizabeth Creech, junior. "I
usually try and lay out between the
hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m
People don't always use sun
block with an adequate SPF num-
ber.
"I usually lay out about three or
four times a week said Andy
Cesario, senior. "I use a block with
a low SPF, usually a four or so
This summer, it is important
that all possible precautions are
taken to stop skin cancer before it
starts. Donald Biederman learned
this lesson the hard way. He lost his
nose and the left side of his face
due to skin cancer that began on
the tip of his nose, and spread
through his cheek and into hk
brain.
"Today, my collection of pros-
thetic noses is a reminder of my
near-fatal battle with skin cancer
Battle said. "I am now having my
nose rebuilt. By the time thit
process is finished, my whole
odyssey will have consumed more
than five years since I initially saw
the little spot on my nose. Prior to
this experience, I did not realize
that skin cancer could kill me, and
was not aware of how disfiguring it
could be. I was extremely fortunate
to lose only my nose. Life is very
precious�almost losing it makes
that very, very clear
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Breast Cancer
continued Irom page 4
nant, they offer extensive intra-
venous chemotherapy treatment
coupled with radiation treatment to
the breast area to kill all cancerous
cells left.
"We offer these treatments to
rqostly women under 65 Liles
said. "If the woman is over 65, we
usually offer them a pill, Tomoxin,
which is an anti-hormone pill to
help in the treatment Tomoxin is
given to women under 65-years-old
in addition to the other treatments.
Joyce Locklear, a breast cancer
survivor, says she has lots of advice
for young women.
"I suggest getting mammograms
early Locklear said. "When I was
young I did not anything about
breast cancer and I did not teach
my three daughters about it
either
Locklear was diagnosed five
years ago with breast cancer and
went through radiation and
chemotherapy treatments.
"All young women need to do
self breast exams Locklear said.
"If I had of known what a self
breast exam was, I might have
found my tumor earlier
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Senior outfielder Steve Salargo runs a homer at the CAA Championship win over 00U last weekend to advance to the Regionals at LSU.
PHOTO BY PAUL WRIGHT
Pirate batters struggle
against LSU's Ainsworth
First season shutout
in championship game
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When the Pirates were up 9-2
against the LSU Tigers in the top
of the fourth inning in
Championship game one on
Sunday afternoon, it was the closest
as it got to advance to the Super
Regionals for the first time in
ECU's baseball history.
"1 knew they were going to bat-
tle back said Keith LeClair,
ECU's second year head coach. "I
never felt comfortable because I
know they (Tigers) are a great
offensive team and they have been
in this position before LeClair
said.
The two nationally ranked
teams fought each other for the
second time that weekend after
ECU (No. 19) managed to capture
a close victory on Saturday when
they defeated the host Tigers (No.
17) 11-10 to advance to the
Regional finals.
While the Pirates got the close
win on Saturday, the Tigers rallied
back on Sunday to win the first
Championship game 12-10, forcing
a second game. Due to inclement
weather immediately following the
game on Sunday, the Pirates, who
had a flight reserved for Sunday
night, had to cancel that reservation
and put on their jerseys again on
Monday.
The tournament No. 1 seed
Pirates opened their first NCAA
Regional appearance since 1993
with a 13-2 sweep over Southern
University on Friday.
Brooks Jernigan won that game
for the Pirates defensively after
going 7.1 innings allowing just four
hits and two runs walking five and
striking out three. "We tried to take-
away their confidence and I
thought Brooks (Jernigan) threw a
heck of a game LeClair said. "I le
really stepped it up for us, he bat-
tled and competed until the end
The third and final confronta-
tion with the LSU Tigers on
Monday did not reflect the Pirates'
achievements throughout their sue-
This weekend's NCAA Super
Regional Pairings
Wake Forest (47-14) at Miami (44-13)
Auburn (46.17) at Florida State (51-12)
Cal State Fullerton (47-11) at Ohio State (49-12)
Southwestern Louisiana (41-12) at Rice (56-12)
LSU (41-22-1) at Alabama (49-14)
Oklahoma State (44-18) at Baylor (49-13)
Clemson (41-25) at Texas A&M (50-15)
Southern California (36-24) atStariford (46-13)
they needed them most.
"It's always tough when you are
playing on the home field of a pro-
gram that has a tradition like LSU
and has accomplished as much as
they have. Their team has been in
this situation before and knew
what to do to reach their goals
The Tigers (41-22-1) took an
early lead of 5-0 after two innings
when LSU's Trey McClure put up
a two-run home run in the first.
Ainsworth did not allow a hit in
the first two innings and only
allowed four Pirate base runners to
reach at least second during the
game after
throwing over
115 pitches
Monday.
ECU's first
hit did not
come until the
third as Joseph
Hastings led
off with a sin-
gle to right
center before
Jason Howard
reached on a
cessful 1999 season. The Memorial
Day showdown turned into a one-
sided affair for the Tigers in front of
well over 9,000 Tiger fans at Alex
Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA.
Louisiana State's, Kurt
Ainsworth, was the man-of-the-
crowd and earned MVP honors as
well, when he shutout the Pirates
in all nine innings for a 9-0 Tiger
victory.
"LSU made good plays in the
field to hold us, but basically it
boiled down to us not doing so well
at the plate offensively LeClair
said. "They got pitches when they
needed to and got the outs when
bunt single. With runners on first
and second, Kevin O'Sullivan
bunted back to the mound as
Ainsworth got Hastings at third
before the Pirates hit into a double
play to end the frame.
Hastings' solid play in the tour-
nament landed him on the
Regional All-Tournament team as
the designated hitter. Hastings was
joined on the all-tourney team by
John Williamson (outfielder),
Howard (catcher), Erik Bakich
(third base) and Lee Delfino (short-
stop).
"We played hard as a team all
SEE BASEBALL PAGE
Michael Jordan returns for
15th Celebrity Golf Classic
Four-day event
dubbed "Year of the
Volunteer"
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It rose from a single day, one-
celebrity and $200 entry fee
event, to Eastern Carolina's most
anticipated golf tournament with
a line-up of sport, movie and TV
stars that puts any late-night TV
show in the shadow.
Michael Jordan is coming to
town once again this summer to
host his 15th annual Celebrity
Golf Classic to benefit the Ronald
McDonald Houses of North
Carolina. The festivities begin
Thursday, June 24 with the
Celebrity Jam Benefit Concert fea-
turing Bryan White at ECU's
Wright Auditorium, and will con-
clude with the Outback
Steakhouse Awards Party at the
Greenville Country Club on
Sunday, June 27.
This year's celebrity guest list is
packed with familiar faces. Such
stars as Evander Holyfield, Joe
Pesci, Matt Lauer, and Jerry Rice
will attend the event. As the tour-
nament continues to grow, more
stars want to be involved every
year.
"As you look down the list of
those attending it's obvious that the
word has gotten out that this is a
tournament you can't miss said
Bill Bowen, tournament chairman.
"Although it's always nice to see
returning celebrities, it is equally
exciting to meet the new ones who
will help to make this year's tourna-
Michael Jordan is host and main attraction every year at Brook Valley's Country Club.
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ment like none other
Some of the most important con-
tributors to the tournament are the
hard-working volunteers of the
Ronald McDonald House. This
year's tournament is being dubbed
"The Year of the Volunteer
"We felt the need to salute the
nearly 1,000 people from eastern
North Carolina who so graciously
donate their time said Pam
Shadle, Tournament Director.
"Without them, none of this would
be possible
Over the years, the tournament
has been quite an attraction to
many citizens of Greenville, espe-
cially ECU students.
"Golf is a great sport said
Murray Pool, junior. "To see a
bunch of celebrities participating in
a charitable event like the Michael
Jordan Celebrity Golf Classic is
SEE JORDAN PAGE 1
Steven Baldwin
Actor- 8 seconds. Bom on the 4th of July
Matt Lauer
Co-Host of NBC's Today Show
Cheech Marin
Actor- Nash Bridges, Tin Cup
Time Meadows
Actor- Saturday Night Live
Joe Pesci
Actor- Goodfellas, My Cousin Vinny
Damon Wayans
Comedian
Evander Holyfield
World Heavyweight Champion
Athletes try to complete
successful seasons at NCAA
Track teams head
off to nationals
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Both the East Carolina women and
men's track teams will be repre-
sented at the NCAA Track and
Field Championships in Boise,
Idaho, June 2-5.
Senior Michelle Clayton met the
NCAA qualifying standard last
weekend at the ECAC
Championships in Fairfax, VA.
Clayton won the ECAC champi-
onship in the hammer throw with a
heave of 194-3. The throw was
Clayton's personal best perfor-
mance in the hammer throw com-
petition. Clayton's throw eclipsed
the NCAA automatic qualifying
mark of 193-7. She also finished
third in the shot put (48-2 34) and
tenth in the discus (140-4).
Lady Pirate sophomore,
Rasheca Barrow, had a pair of sixth
place finishes in the sprints, clock-
ing in at 12.09 in the 100-metcr
Michelle Clayton
dash and 24.69 in the 200. Barrow
holds the top outdoor times for each
of these events for the Pirates this
season.
The men will be represented by
their 4x400 meter relay team. The
team of Lawrence Ward, James
Alexander, Damon Davis and
Darrick Ingram clocked in with a
school record of 3:04.11 to capture
the IC4A Championship last week-
end in Fairfax. The time beat the
the previous mark by one hun-
dredth of a second. The first place
time was well ahead of the time
registered by runner-up
Georgetown. The ECU record
mark also established a George
Mason track record and an IC4A
meet mark.
ECU also had three sprinters
finish among the top seven in the
400-meter dash: Ingram (2nd,
46.02), Davis (6th, 46.98) and Ward
(47.48). Ingram's time beat his own
ECU season best outdoor perfor-
mance of 46.22.
Biggest prize package in race history distributed at Indy 500
Kenny Brack gets
$1,5 million for win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) For
Kenny Brack, winning the
Indianapolis 500 was a goal, not his
life's ambition.
"I've really got to get myself
some new goals now he said.
Those would include winning
another IRL title and, who knows,
maybe another Indy 500.
Whatever he does, he'll have a
lot more money to do it with.
Brack won his first Indy on
Sunday, then Monday night
received a check for $1,465,190
from a record purse of $9,047,150,
the biggest prize package in auto
racing history.
The former record was
$8,722,150 from last year's race.
The prizes were distributed at
the Victory Celebration, where
Robby McGehee was honored as
rookie of the year and won $247,750
for his fifth-place finish.
Jeff Ward, who finished second
to Brack, earned $583,150, and Billy
Boat, Brack's teammate, took home
$435,200 for third. Robby Gordon,
who lost the lead when he ran out
of fuel with just over one lap to go,
finished fourth and earned
$253,270.
Arie Luyendyk, who started
from the pole but crashed while
leading on the 118th lap, received
$382,350 for 22nd, his worst finish
in 15 Indy starts. It was the final
race for the Flying Dutchman, who
is retiring as the Indy career money-
leader with almost $5.6 million.
Brack earned the victory, but it's
been car owner AJ. Foyt who has
taken center stage for much of the
celebration. That's just fine with
Brack.
"When we rode around the track
on the victory lap, I don't think I
heard my name screamed once he
said earlier Monday, smiling at his
owner. Foyt was the first to drive to
four Indy victories and now, thanks
to his mostly Unheralded driver,
owns a fifth.
Brack looked tired and-talked
softly, appearing a bit uncomfort-
able after a night of interviews and
celebration and a morning photo
session at Indianapolis Motor
Speedway.
"It's been chaotic he said. "It's
been a lot offun, but I can't take too
many days of this. Besides, I've got
a race in a week and I've got to start
focusing on that
That's typical of Brack, a 33-
year-old driver who displays little of
the cockiness of most racing stars.
The slight, blond Swede leaves
the brash talk to Foyt, a 64-year-old
Texan with a down-home twang
and a penchant for outrageous
remarks.
Now, as the winner of what
many still perceive as the world's
most prestigious race, Brack could
become a household name.
He even got a phone call from
the King of Sweden following his
big win.
"It was nice of him to call and it's
nice to get all the attention he
said. I race because I want to win
races. That's why I'm in this busi-
ness. If winning this race makes me
a household name in America and
other parts of the world, I don't
care
In 1998, Brack won three races
on the way to his championship.
Still, he remained a virtual
unknown to most of this country
until Sunday.
Growing up in Sweden, Brack's
career goal was to reach Formula
One.
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The weekend's biggest turnout
is usually for the golf tournament
itself, with the first round begin-
ning at 9:30 a.m. on June 26 at the
Brook Valley Country Club.
Spectators should also attend the
second round, which begins at 9:30
a.m. on June 27 at the Brook Valley
Country Club, as half of the
celebrities will play on each day.
Tickets, which are good for both
rounds of the tournament, are only
$10 for adults, $5 for kids age 6-12,
and free for children under the age
of 5. Tickets can be purchased on
the day of the event at the tourna-
ment's shuttle service located at
Minges Coliseum.
sports
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Thursday, June 248 p.m. AMF celebrity Bowling
8 p.m. Celebrity Jam BenefitParty AMF East CarolinaSunday, June 27
Concert featuring Bryan WhiteBowling Center9:30 a.m. Second round of the
at the Wright AuditoriumMJCGC at the Brook Valley
�Saturday, June 26Country Club
Friday, June 258:15 a.m. Michael Jordan's Press
10 a.m. Celebrity Skinsconference at the Brook Valley3-5 p.m. Outback Steakhouse
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year, long and that did not stop this
weekend Hastings said. "We had
chances to win the tourney but
some breaks did not go our way
It was the Pirates first shutout
since the 1-0 loss to UNC
Greensboro on April 28,1998.
"I am proud of the team and the
way we played Delfino said. "We
battled all the way through the sea-
son, day-in and day-out. I am espe-
cially proud of the way the pitchers
hung in there when we had some
problems on the staff
On the day, Howard led the
Pirates at the plate going 2-3 while
Steve Salargo, Delfino and
Hastings were the only others to
collect hits. ECU's coach used
three pitchers on Monday, starting
with Jason Mandryk who allowed
two hits and three runs with one
walk and one strikeout to take the
loss in the first Jernigan substitut-
ed in relief of Mandryk, going 3.0
innings allowing two hits and three
runs with four walks and two strike
outs while Adam Reikowski fin-
ished the game going 4.0 innings
giving up three hits and three runs
with three walks and three strike
outs.
Finishing just one victory short
of tying the school record of 47 wins
set in 1990, ECU has now complet-
ed it's season.
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His apprenticeship was spent in
road racing and his future seemed
assured in the mid-90s when he
was hired as a Formula One test
driver first by Williams and then
Arrows.
Then he suddenly popped up
in this country, driving Indy cars
for Rick Galles, first in CART and
then in the rival IRL.
His first Indy 500 was in 1997,
sort of. He was caught up in a crash
on the warmup lap, finishing 33rd
without ever taking the green flag.
"At least that gave me some
experience Brack said with a
shrug. "Last year, when I drove for
A.J. was really the first time I ran in
the nice
In that one, he finished sixth
and might have had a shot at win-
ning had not the team miscalculat-
ed fuel mileage early in the race,
running him dry and costing him a
lap he never made up.
On Sunday, Brack won after
Gordon ran out of fuel.
Foyt has been around racing
long enough to know that luck
comes and goes without warning.
But he also knows it's essential to
have a good driver who can take
advantage of the breaks.
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Call 321-8937.
ECU AREA: Five and three bed-
room houses available for June
arid August. Pets OK, some with
fenced in yards. Call 830-9502,
leave a message.
HOUSE FOR rent. 302 Lewis St. 3
BR. LR, DR. kitchen, central AC.
garage, 4 mins. to campus. No
pets. $800mo. Call 252-504-
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1 BLOCK from downtown - 3rd
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GREAT DEAL for summer! Sub-
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Perfect for summer school. Lease
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ECU AREAI Huge 6 bedroom. 2
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Central heat and air downstairs.
Pets OK. $1000 month. Call 830
9502. leave a message.
FOR RENT: 5 blocks from ECU. 1
bedroom, 1 bath, living area &
kitchen, cable 8- local phone in-
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smokers. Also, 2 bedrooms, fur-
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FOR RENT
2 BR. apartment in Ringgold Tow-
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rent for Summer only (May-July)
$550 per month. Call 355-6707.
WALK TO ECU � 1 bedroom apt.
$295month available now & Aug.
1st. 705 East 1st St. or 125 Avery
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ROOMMATE WANTED
SUMMER SUBLEASE 1 bed-
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hookups. ECU and Greenville bus
route. Possible free furniture. $345
per month. Available Mid May. Call
758-7504.
MOM COMING? Room available
in lovely private home close to
campus. On-site parking. Walk to
China 10 and Antonello's restau-
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5644.
FEMALE ROOMMATE needed to
share 2BR duplex one block from
campus on Library St.
Washerdryer, fireplace $225 a
month! Call ASAP 758-7695 leave
message.
ROOMMATES NEEDED for Sum-
mer. Convenient 10th Street loca-
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month flat rate. Call 758-1348, ask
for Willis.
ROOMMATE(S) NEEDED BEGIN-
NING Aug. 1st to share four bed-
room townhouse. On bus route.
Call 355-2827.
ROOMMATE NEEDED beginning
July 1 to share a 2 BR, 1 bath fur-
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ECU. Large room and closet
$212.5mo. Central AC. heat & hot
water included. Call 329-7137.
ROOMMATE WANTED
ROOMMATE NEEDED for sum-
mer and next fall-if interested. Very
clean, private drive, yard, private
bath, living room furnished. Plen-
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NON-SMOKING female room-
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Fall. Must be neat, easygoing and
willing to live with a cat. Call Julie
t) 756-6556.
FEMALE OR male roommate, du-
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to ECU. on bus route. No pets.
Move in August 15. 919-231-0374.
leave message. Call now.
FOR SALE
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ATTN: EASTERN Carolina's finest
adult entertainment is now hiring.
Day and night shifts available. Earn
up to $1000 a week. Call Play-
mates at 747-7686.
ARTISTS NEEDEDI Servant's
Heart Christian Gifts. Call 931-
0773. Our designs are fun and sim-
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HELP WANTED
Help Wanted
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HELP WANTED
THE CITY of Greenville MIS De-
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hardware (printersmodems) is
highly desired. Please send re-
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Peterson, MIS. City of Greenville.
PO Box 7207, Greenville, NC
27835-7207 or fax to 252-329-
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EXOTIC DANCERS $1000$ 1500
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Goldsboro.
11 PEOPLE needed to lose weight
and earn income. Call Darla for
free information at 252-322-7288.
GREENHOUSE PRESCHOOL has
summer positions as substitute
teachers. Fall positions also avail-
able (part-time and full-time). Great
experience for CDFR & ELEM
majors. Call 355-2404.
1999-2000 Positions available
with the Student Patrol Unit. Help
keep your campus safe while earn-
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reliable and self-motivated! Stop by
the ECU Police Department for an
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PRE-SCHOOL Teacher to teach
full-time at Harmony Child Care.
Must have experience and creden-
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child development or related. Also,
substitutes needed. Call 756-6229.
License 7455138
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INTERESTED IN playing racquet-
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
NEWMAN CATHOLIC Student
Center wishes to welcome Sum-
mer students and invite you to
worship with us. Sunday Mass
schedule: 11:30 a.m. and 8:30
p.m. Wednesdays: 5:30 p.m. The
Newman Center is located at 953
E. 10th Street, 2 houses from
Fletcher Music Building. Call 757-
1991.
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LOW ON cash and need someth-
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a great movie while enjoying the
pool and the outdoors. Movie
starts at 9 p.m see you there!
Free to all SRC members.
THE REAL Crisis Center is recruit-
ing community people to become
volunteer crisis counselors. We
need community people for day-
time and nighttime shifts. We
need your experiences! Your
achievements in everyday situa-
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will be offering a training course
beginning June 2, 1999. For more
information, call 758-HELP.
ARE YOU bored and have nothing
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Call 756-2058 about becoming a
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