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: WINKING STREAK EKDS pg. 11
Football team no longer "untouchable
bowl hopes now linger
81 days to go until 2000
NEWS BRIEFS
Appalachian State University raised over
$24,000 during their Homecoming to help
flood-stricken students.

Refunds for Parents' Weekend concert
tickets, picnic tickets and unused football
tickets are available, or the value of the tick-
ets may be donated to the ECU Family Re-
lief Fund. For a refund, mail or bring your
tickets to the Central Ticket Office, located
on the first floor of Mendenhall Student Cen-
ter. To make a donation, please attach a
note to your tickets indicating your desire to
contribute the value of your tickets to the re-
lief fund.
The Pitt-Greenville Animal Shelter is full
of animals displaced andor abandoned dur-
ing the flood. The City of Greenville Animal
Control Division is asking people who had to
leave pets behind when they evacuated to
please call the Animal Shelter at 329-4387.
The shelter is open to the public for adoption
of animals Monday through Friday, 1 p.m5
p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.mnoon.
Project RAFT (Relief After Floyd Team) is
looking for individuals, apartment owners
and organizations who need help with flood
damage clean up. Project RAFT volunteers
are trained and available to help. Please call
551-6204 between the hours of 8 a.m6
p.m. if you are in need of assistance.
The National Education Security Pro-
gram (NSEP) is offering a scholarship for US
undergraduates to study abroad during
Summer 2000 through Spring 2001. NSEP
provides opportunities for young Americans
to study in regions critical to US national in-
terests (excluding Western Europe, Canada,
Australia and New Zealand). Award amounts
are up to a maximum of $8,000 per semes-
ter or $16,000 per academic year. For an ap-
plication contact the NSEP office at (800)
618-NSEP or e-mail nsep@iie.org. Deadline
for applications is Feb. 7,2000.
Students who are interested in careers in
business or in continuing their education in
graduate school may attend Business Ca-
reer Day at the General Classroom Building
from 8:30 a.m1 p.m. on tomorrow. More
than 75 employers and representatives from
organizations that offer educational opportu-
nities will be in attendance.

The American Red Cross will collect
blood donations at Mendenhall Student Cen-
ter from noon-6 p.m. on tomorrow. This par-
ticular drive has been labeled as "especially
important" because the Red Cross has had
to cancel 52 of its blood drives due to Hurri-
cane Floyd. The collection is sponsored at
ECU by the National Panhellenic Council.
Comedian Cary Long will perform at
Hendrix Theatre tonight at 8 p.m.
ONLINE SURVEY
Was the distribution ofECU-
State tickets organized?
Vote online at tec.ecu.edu
Are landlords treating displaced students
fairly?
88 YES 31 NO
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Women of all ages experiment with
this controversial method
TUESDAY. OCTOBER 12, 1999
TODAY'S WEATHER
Partly sunny with a highof75anda
low of 58
Pirates accepted as full
members of Conference USA
New status reflects athletic
excellence
Stephen Schramm
SPORTS EDITOR
The Conference-USA Board of Di-
rectors announced Monday that ECU
will join the conference in all sports in
2001.
"This Is a whole new ball game,
people said Athletic Director Mike
Hamrick. "This is a whole new match
ECU currently fields 13 teams In the
nine team Colonial Athletic Association
(CAA). The Pirates' Softball team com-
petes In the Big South Conference,
while football competes in C-USA.
Now, all of ECU'S 15 varsity teams will
compete in C-USA.
"It's been so uncomfortable to be in
two conferences Hamrick said. "After
2001, we will be able to say we're in
one conference
C-USA was formed in 1995 with
only 12 member institutions. East Caro-
From left, women's basketball coach Dee Gibson, Keith LeClair, baseball coach,
Athletics Director Mike Hamrick and men's basketball coach Bill Herrion
announce ECU Athletic's new conference status (photo by Stephen Schramm).
Una joined as a football-only member
in 1997.
"The board, when it came down
to making a hard decision, looked at
the inside first said C-USA Commis-
sioner Mike Sllve via teleconference
Monday. "Clearly, there is a sense that
East Carolina has made a commit-
ment in basketball and other sports.
The board thought it was important to
deal with the current members of the
league first
The attention ECU has given to the
athletic facilities and the commitment
to hiring and keeping quality coaches
weighed heavily on the board.
See SPORTS, page 4
students at job fair
Business representative and an ECU student spend time talking about career choices (file photo).
Career Day returns;
provides oppurtunities
Angela Harnc
STAFF WRITER
Looking for a job?
Career Day will take place
tomorrow in the General Class-
room Building on the first and
third floors beginning from 8:30
a.m1 p.m. Over 65 vendors will
be present.
"It's a great event to encour-
age students to begin the job
hunt, drop off resumes and even
setup interviews with the busi-
nesses said Jim Westmoreland,
director of Career Services.
Many businesses will be avail-
able to answer questions and talk
with students. According to
Westmoreland, various compa-
nies hope that students will walk
up to their tables and begin
speaking to them.
"Every major offers many
types of jobs Westmoreland
said. "Students need to network
, See CAREER, page 2
Companies that will be present during Career Day
ARAMARK Corporation
BB&T
Burlington Industries
Carmax
Centura Bank
CEO Inc.
Comptek Federal System, Inc.
Disability Determination Services
Dixon and Odorn, CPA
ECU Career Services
ECU Cooperative Education
ECU Graduate School
ECU Human Resources
ECU Industry fit Technology
ECU School of Business
Graduate Program
Edward Jones Investment Finn
Electric Supply fit Equipment Co.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Fastenal Company
FDIC
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
Fidelity Bank
First Citizens Bank
Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp.
Golden Corral Restaurant
Greensboro News and Record
Ham's Restaurant
Hilton Charlotte fit Towers
Hooters of America, Inc.
IBM Corp.
IBM Global
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Jefferson-Pilot Financial
Jett Mechanical Incorporated
John Hancock Financial Services
John Wieland Homes
Kaufman Davis Business Services
Lowe's
Marietta Conference Center fit Resort
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.
McGladrey fit Pullen, LLP
Nationwide Insurance fcg
N.C. State Highway Patrol
Northwestern Mutual Life "
Novant Health
Office Depot
Olde Discount Corporation
Peace Corps
Piccadilly Cafeterias,Inc.
Pinehurst Resort
Primerica
Pulte Home Corp.
Red Lobster
Regional Ac
Sherwin-Williams Company
Southern Bank and Trust Co.
Sprint
State Farm Insurance
The Vanguard Group
Tidewater Construction Corp.
TruGreen Chemlawn
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World population
reaches six billionl
Concerns over world's future 1
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Angela Harne
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Mark your calendars, we have finally reached
sixbjulon, . - 'J
"One neighborhood, six billion neighbors" U
the theme of Population Action International (PA1)
a Web site that will be marking today as' "the Day
of the Six Billion
PAI has launched a Web site that is focused on;
educating young people. The site has a
uted posters, postcards and fact sheets?'
reached more than 6,000 social'science teachers
nationwide.
"People ask Whether six billion is a lot said,
Amy Cohen, president of PAI. "Ifs not so much
the number itself, as to how quickly we got here
and the fact that half of us are underiS. More than
one billion of us, one in six, are between the ages
of IS and 24, the largest-ever generation of young
people entering their productive and reproductive
years
According to PAI, in the past 30 years, the
has made tremendous progress in expanding,
cess to education, health care and the understand
lng of the fragility of the world's ecosystems has;
increased. Yet hundreds of millions of women and
men still lack access to the life-savings and funda-
mentally empowering benefits of basic reproduo.
tive health care.
"Countries need to invest in population and
reproductive health programs said Robert
Engelman, PAI vice president for research.
"This would ensure that young people enter-
ing their reproductive years have the means to plan
their families. In addition, population could then
stabilize by the middle of the next century a
critical step toward a mote equitable world for aft
of us
Some ECU professors expressed their views on
population growth.
"From a forester's view, I believe that trees can
sustain population growth said Dr. Ronald NewC
ton, biology department chair.
"But the question is, do we have enough power
to continue to produce paper and wood for fueJS
Fuel is the biggest problem of the world today for
cooking and heating. The South has the ability MJ
survive, but it's a real challenge. I think that they;
can meet the needs though. Wood products across
the world are scarce, and then global wanning is
another major concern along with the ability to
produce food
"Six billion is impossible to grasp said Paul
Tschetter, senior assistant dean of graduate school:
PAI's website contains information on how
population growth Interrelates with the environj
ment, health and education. One can locate PAI
on the Web at www.dayof6billion.org.
This writer can be contacted at
aharne&studentmedia. ecu.edu.
"Aargh, I'm hereV
Workers for Edwards, Inc. manuveur the Pirate
statue onto a flatbed for transportation to the rear
of Minges Arena. The bronze Pirate statue will be �
unveiled during the Homecoming festivities later this
month Sculptor Jodi Hollnagel did the initial work
on the piece in the Jenkins Fine Arts Building and
will put the finishing touches on the statue after it
reaches it's destination (photo by Paul Wright).





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Geology exhibit
celebrates Earth
Sdence
Exhibit features
minerals, books, maps
Shelter life palls for 300
Week stuck in shelter since Floyd
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Carolyn Herold
STAFF WRITER
In celebration of Earth Science
week, Oct. 10-16, professor Don
Neal and the Sigma Gamma Epsi-
Honor Society is displaying a
logical display on the second
floor of Joyner Library.
The exhibit includes various
maps, pictures, samples and books.
There are 17 geological books and
reprints of faculty research as well.
The focal point of the exhibit is
a sculpture titled "Piece of Time
done by Joseph Winter in 1995.
There is a generalized geographi-
cal map of N.C. showing the distri-
bution of rock types throughout the
state. There is also a physiography
map and a geological time scale map
that shows the changes that the
state has undergone since the Pre-
cambrian era.
There are samples of many rocks
and minerals from around the area,
including granite, emerald, am-
ffeyst and pyrite, as well as fossil-
ized shells, sharks' teeth and petri-
fied wood.
The exhibit also features photo-
graphs of ECU geology students
hard at work.
This year Earth Science Week
is very timely, given the recent
flooding said Stephen Culver, de-
partment chair of geology.
Earth Science Week was written
into congressional record last year.
The purpose of Earth Science Week
is to get the importance of the earth
sciences out to the general public.
TARBORO, N.C. (AP)�Life has grown stale for the
weary citizens of the Tarboro High School emergency
shelter, where 300 people have been stuck since Hurri-
cane Floyd unleashed its deadly floodwaters.
While praising The Red Cross for attending to their
basic needs, many of these people clearly craved their
privacy and a few small pleasures by Wednesday
"It's been aggravation said Monzell Battle of
Princevllle, who has lived in the shelter off and on for
two full weeks.
"Ifs been the worst thing of my life he said. "You
can't go home. You go to work musty because you can't
get a good shower
Red Cross officials are battling rumors that the shel-
ter will close. Outside the principal's office is a hand-
lettered sign that reads: "Rumor control. This shelter
IS NOT closing. Also we have no strollers
The shelter population hovered around 300
Wednesday, down from a peak population of 3,000.
About 1,500 people remained in 18 American Red Cross
shelters in eastern North Carolina on Wednesday.
The Red Cross officials plan to consolidate the shel-
ters in Tarboro, and move people who still need a place
to stay into the high school gymnasium before
Edgecombe County schools open Monday.
About 8,000 school children have been out of class
since Sept. 15.
"The shelters will be available until all the clients
are placed somewhere said Red Cross spokeswoman
Merle Glenn.
Shelter services include daily meals (lunch was
beans, rice and fruit cocktail), sleeping quarters, medi-
cal assistance and information on disaster recovery.
"It's a roof over our heads said Teresa Barnes of
Tarboro. She and her family of about 14 people were
flooded out of their mobile homes at Lakeside Trailer
Park in Tarboro on Sept. 16.
"We didn't have anywhere to go Bames said. "The
Red Cross has been doing a wonderful job
When asked to name the chief drawback of shelter
life, she said, "Your rest. Most kids are up through the
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ECU-N.C. State game tickets brings out crowd
CHART
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U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army Recruiting
U.S. Bureau of Census
U.S. Marine Corp
nU.S. Navy
U.S. Secret Services
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Wachovia Bank
Western-Southern Life
WestPoint Stevens Home
Fashion
Winston-Salem Police Dept.
Woodmaze of the World
Students wait in line at Minges Colisuem tor a chance to get football tickets for the Nov. 20 game,
they opened the tickets windows at 8 a.m. snaked from the back of Minges Arena around the side of
stadium.
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N.C. Hurricane Floyd Facts:
- Federal and state assistance is approaching $50 million, with $15
million disbursed directly to individuals and families, $6 million ap-
proved to reimburse local governments and $28 million obligated to
pay for more than 60 missions in the disaster area conducted by other
federal agencies.
- More than 56,000 residents signed up for assistance over FEMA's
toll-free application hotline, 1-800-462-9029 (1-800-462-7585 for the
speech or hearing impaired). The lines are open daily from 7 a.m7
p.m. until further notice.
- FEMA has approved $6 million to reimburse local governments
in disaster counties for emergency costs such as police overtime, de-
bris removal and protective measures.
- 8,722 checks totaling $13.3 million have been disbursed for di-
saster housing.
- 814 checks totaling $2 million have been issued in grants to in-
dividuals and families for serious needs not covered by insurance or
charitable organizations.
- FEMA has completed 15,334 of 39,644 scheduled housing in-
spections with over 420 inspectors in the field.
- Nineteen disaster recovery centers and two mobile centers have
given more than 20,000 disaster victims information and assistance
with their applications.
- FEMA and the state have 64 community relations workers assist-
ing applicants directly.
-The state has installed 333 travel trailers for temporary housing
at sites in Edgecombe, Lenoir and Pitt counties and 38 units on pri-
vate sites for eligible families. Trailers are now housing 154 displaced
families.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved 413
loans for $17.4 million for repair of homes and businesses.
Source: N.C. Emergency Management Division, FEMA
CAREER
from page 1
and find out exactly what kind of jobs each business offers
"Career Day is a great opportunity for students to find out what busk
nesses recruit from ECU and what they have to offer said Anne Bogey,
director for Professional Programs. "We recommend that students bring.
their resume and dress professionally ;
Westmoreland has five easy steps which he hopes will help students to,
make their career day successful:
1. Greet the employer with a firm handshake, ask pertinent questions-
and express your interest in their organization.
2. Provide a resume to employers you are seriously considering.
3. Get a business card from every employer with whom you talk to. �
4. Write thank-you letters to employers you meet and are interested in.
pursuing further.
5. Don't exclude visiting an organization just because you haven't heard
of it.
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Expert to speak about suicidal criminals
; UNC-Charlotte�Faculty member Vivian Lord has been asked to speak
; at a national FBI conference on the rare, but occurring attempts of people
; purposely trying to be killed by law enforcement officers.
! d'an assistant professor In the Department of Criminal Justice, has
. done considerable research on law enforcement assisted suicide, also called
. suicide by cop She is one of about 60 national and international ex-
. perts chosen to present information at the conference and will be discuss-
. mg the characteristics of those attempting suicide and the effectiveness of
; certain intervention tactics.
Suicide by cop' occurs when a person confronted by a law enforce-
I ment officer either voices his desire to be killed by the officer andor makes
; movements, such as pointing weapons at the officer or a hostage, run-
;ning at the officer with weapons or throwing weapons at the officer
Lord explained.
; As part of her research, Lord has looked at records from 32 county and
municipal law enforcement agencies in NC. Between 1991-1998, these
agencies reported 64 cases of attempted suicide by cop. The cases included
.16 subjects killed by officers, five suicides committed during standoffs
with police, and 43 attempts in which officers negotiated a surrender or
managed to restrain the subjects.
In most cases where officers had time and an opportunity to negotiate
With the subject, the confrontation ended with no injury to the subject.
Jn many of the cases, however, officers were attacked without warning
&nd only had time to protect themselves.
"This is not to say that law enforcement officers can, in any way, con-
trol the choices that the subject makes Lord said. "But in those cases
yvhere the subject was willing to negotiate and discuss his problems, the
Subject was usually restrained without harm. Ultimately, only the subject
can decide if he will use a weapon to confront officers and if he will force
officers to use their weapons
; Even though suicide by cop is a relatively new phenomenon in
; terms of academic research, more and more law enforcement agencies
are recognizing it as a potential motivation of people in standoffs with
police.
; "More research needs to be done, but law enforcement officers are
becoming aware that they are sometimes seen as instruments by a sui-
oidal person Lord said.
� "Knowing more about good intervention strategies, particularly in the
area of negotiation approaches, will be a great benefit to officers
i Lord, a UNC-Charlotte faculty member for five years, is a former po-
lice officer and staff member of the N.C. Department of Justice
Machine demonstrates
superhuman speech recognition abilities
V of Southern California�Biomedical engineers have created the
world's first machine system that can recognize spoken words better than
humans can. A fundamental rethinking of a long-underperforming com-
puter architecture led to their achievement.
The system might soon facilitate voice control of computers and other
machines, help the deaf, aid air traffic controllers and others who must
understand speech in noisy environments, and instantly produce clean
transcripts of conversations, identifying each of the speakers. The U.S.
Navy, which listens for the sounds of submarines in the hubbub of the
open seas, is another possible user.
Potentially, the system's novel underlying principles could have appli-
cations in such medical areas as patient monitoring and the reading of
electrocardiograms.
In benchmark testing using just a few spoken words, USC's Berger-
Liaw Neural Network Speaker Independent Speech Recognition System
not only bested all existing computer speech recognition systems but out-
performed the keenest human ears.
Neural nets are computing devices that mimic the way brains process
information.
Speaker-independent systems can recognize a word no matter who or
what pronounces it. No previous speaker-independent computer system
has ever outperformed humans in recognizing spoken language, even in
very small test bases, says system co-designer Theodore W. Berger, a pro-
fessor of biomedical engineering in the USC School of Engineering.
HURRICANE
from page 2
rtight. I'm a diabetic. I need my rest
; Barnes returned to her job Tuesday as an assistant manager at a fast
fpdd restaurant, and after eating lunch at the shelter she headed off to
vfork.
; Shelter life for Glenn Jones, 39, of Tarboro has meant separation from
His wife and two daughters. His family is living with his wife's sister, but
there isn't room for him.
; Jones is a roofer, but can't go to work because the roofing office is
closed.
� "It's been kind of rough for me Jones said. "I don't like to be sitting
around. I like to be out working
CRIME SCENE
; October 6
� Larceny�Three students were issued campus appearance tickets
lor larceny of two "ECU Flood Relief" signs from Todd Dining Hall
when they were spotted on College Hill Drive.
I Damage to Property�A staff member reported that an unknown
person dented the right back door of a state-owned van that was parked
Between Joyner East and the Student Health Center.
; Larceny�A student reported that her secured bicycle was stolen
from the rack west of Belk Hall.
; Auto Accident�A student driving a van struck another student's
Vehicle in the parking south of Mendenhail. No charges were filed.
; Possession of Marijuana & Paraphernalia�Two students were issued
state citations and CATs for possession of marijuana and parapherna-
lia pursuant to a consent search of the Aycock Hall room.
; Harassing Phone Call�A student reported receiving four phone calls
in his Jones Hall room from a female caller.
� Possession of Marijuana & Paraphernalia�A student was issued a
CAT pursuant to a consent search of her Belk Hall room.
October 7
I Driving While License Revoked, Provisional DWI�A non-student was
attested for DWLR after an officer observed her driving the wrong
wSy on Reade Street. She also was cited for a provisional DWI.
GENERALBUSINESS CAREER DAY

ECU General Classroom Building
October 13, 1999 8:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Most employers were able to reschedule from Sept. 22, 1999 To Oct.13. Others may add or be changed.
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Tuesday, Oct. 12,1999
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A hurricane coming to a town near you SPORTS
from page 7
Dr. David Lawrence
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
This is a shorter version of
Lawrence's original article:
For most of us, Floyd is the
"storm of the century but in fact,
Floyd is only the latest large storm
In a series of devastating hurricanes.
What geologists understand from
studying both the history of hurri-
canes and the migration of rivers
and barrier islands is that flooding
is inevitable.
Torrential rain is obviously the
cause of river flooding, but wind-
driven storm surges and waves flood
barrier islands during hurricanes.
Once a populated island,
Shackleford Banks holds the evi-
dence of the effect of waves riding
on a large storm surge. The little
communities of Mullet Shore,
Guthries Lump and Diamond City
are all gone now. Only a few brick
foundations and sentinel pipes are
to be found on Shackleford Banks,
MMemories of the people that lived
there before "San Ciriaco the great
hurricane of Aug. 17,1899.
During the same year, the Hal-
loween Day hurricane blew ashore
In Brunswick County, destroying
many homes in Southport,
Jvilmington and Wrightsville
. Beach. The hurricane then headed
north past Greenville, to just west
pf Norfolk, following much the
' .same path as Hurricane Floyd did
"mis year.
� t In fact, hurricanes have been fol-
' towing the same pathway for a long
"time: Starting in the period when
?$yrricanes were first adequately re-
t"ported, Cape Fear saw the landfall
a hurricane in 1876, which went
aight north through Greenville,
rtually the same thing happened
Jm 1879, 1881, 1883, 1893, 1894,
. 1897,1899,1904,1916,1918,1924,
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1928,1933,1944,1946,1947,1953,
1954, 1955 (twice), 1956, 1960,
1971,1984,1986,1988 (twice) and
1998. Dennis and Floyd were just
the last storms in a string of unwel-
come visitors.
On Oct. 15, 1954, Hurricane
Hazel's eye came ashore at the South
CarolinaNorth Carolina border,
with a storm surge of 18 feet above
mean low water, during the high-
est tide of the year. Oak Island, near
Wilmington, was battered this year
during Floyd and Dennis. But dur-
ing Hazel, Oak Island suffered 140-
mph winds. Fayetteville reported
gusts of 120 mph and Kinston 120
mph.
Eight to 10 inches of rain fell
over much of central North Caro-
lina and Virginia. By the time Ha-
zel got to Canada the storm still
managed to drop seven inches of
rain, and 110-mph gusts blew in
Ontario. One-third of the buildings
from Greensboro to the coast were
reported to have suffered damage.
Numerous bridges were washed out.
So Hazel was like Floyd, but with
far worse winds and with flooded
areas from South Carolina to
Canada. After Hazel, people prob-
ably thought the "storm of the cen-
tury" had come and gone, and they
could now rest and rebuild.
But the very next year, on Aug.
12, 1955, a little hurricane named
Connie soaked eastern North Caro-
lina with rain. Then only five days
later, Hurricane Diane came ashore
at Wilmington and flooded many
areas in eastern North Carolina and
other states. As a result, Diane was
called the first "billion-dollar hurri-
cane
For this and the next few years,
the news is not good. William Gray,
of Colorado State University and
Christopher Landsea of the Na-
tional Oceanographic and Atmo-
spheric Administration think that
we have entered a period of more
intense hurricane activity, similar
to that of the time period between
1940 and 1960. They base this pre-
diction on many factors, two of
which are an increase in rainfall in
West Africa, and cooler water in the
Eastern Pacific.
So what can we do in the face
of all this? Dams and levees may
control some floods, but they do
not prevent them. People who
build on barrier islands normally
know they are building temporary
buildings on shifting sand.
Yet sadly, people building on
that nice flat ground next to a
stream or a river were not there the
last time the river flooded. Flood
plains are great places for parks or
even parking lots, but they are not
great places for houses and busi-
nesses. Flood plains are, after all,
part of the river system.
Though we cannot just sud-
denly move out of all the flood-
plains in the US, we could start a
long-term policy of slowly convert-
ing the flood plains to uses as parks
and reducing the number and
value of buildings exposed to
floods.
We could also require, such as
in Galveston, Texas, all buildings
be built up above the storm surge
on barrier islands, and have totally
unoccupied ground levels. Real es-
tate agents say that the three most
important factors in the value of a
house are location, location and
location. On a barrier island, the
three safety factors are elevation,
elevation and solid building con-
struction.
As much as we can, we must
quit playing poker on the flood
plains and on the barrier islands.
The next installment in this series
will run on Thursday, Oct. 14.
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"The commitment of ECU to spend $12 million on
their arena redone (in the past) and the effort to bring
in a coach Basketball coach, Bill Herrion who we think
has the ability to move the program. The league felt
the steps had been made by a member institution to
make this decision possible.
The biggest Impact will be felt in basketball.
"C-USA in women's basketball is a very, very, very
good league said Head Women's Basketball Coach Dee
Gibson. "We need to educate our fans on that a little
bit
C-USA boasts such programs as Louisville and
Marquette, who have won national championships and
perennial powers Cincinnati, Depaul and Memphis.
"We have an opportunity to compete in a confer-
ence in Men's Basketball that is arguably one of the
top five conferences year in, year out in the United
States said Head Men's Basketball Coach Bill Herrion.
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The flux of so many types of
spirituality paves a large highway that
yields access to a multitude of
different beliefs, religions and spiritual
doctrines.
OURVIEW
Is there spirituality on campus? If there is, you might not see it for a
number of reasons, ranging from laws to personal beliefs. Being associ-
ated with a college campus adds to one's whole spirituality. We as a com-
munity are a gigantic melting pot of ideas and beliefs which can be both
a benefit as well as a burden.
The flux of so many types of spirituality paves a large highway that
yields access to a multitude of different beliefs, religions and spiritual doc-
trines. This "melting pot" could be extremely helpful to those who are still
trying to figure out their own personal beliefs. One could probably grab
10 different people who all follow a different religion; it's like having the
Encyclopedia Religicana on a bookshelf.
Of course there are down sides to the diversity. Different ethnicities
suffer the wrath of racism, and religions have spurred holy wars, so to
speak.
Spirituality should be a personal issue that is right for you and you
alone. Others may share your beliefs to a point, but in the end they will
always affect that person differently than you. Some of your peers may
not have religious beliefs at all, yet this does not mean that they have an
absence of spirituality.
Another advantage of being on a college campus is the wealth of re-
sources and organizations based on different religions. There are a few
religious student centers that conduct activities to help students better
themselves spiritually. There are also classes that teach students more about
specific spiritual doctrines.
The main thorn that hinders different spiritual teachings in a public
school setting is the law of separation of church and state declaring that it
is unlawful to intermingle school teachings with religious teachings.
Whether we consider ourselves to be fueled by spirituality or not, it is
almost assured, as the bumper sticker says, that "as long as there are tests,
there will be prayer in school
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OPINION COLUMN
Fans' bragging rights not earned
Ryan Kennemur
OPINION WRITER
�; Hey there, Ryan-Dogg-oholics! I
�; just got home from well home.
�; I wasn't at the game Saturday, but I
J; heard it wasn't pretty. Well, you
$ know what this means, don't you?
� That's right! All of these fair-
Si weather Pirate fans will just have to
� go right back to We Suck Land.
' I mean, think about it. You knew
ji that we wouldn't go undefeated. We
t-got on a run, and picked up about
25 percent more fans than usual,
'which is cool but then again it
Jsn't. These are the same people that
would normally pass us off as just
'another team with a sorry named
! mascot.
Did you hear those people? Just
ybout anybody who's ever been di-
! rectly�and sometimes even indi-
L rectly ("Yeah, I once saw a movie
;�bout Pirates)�had all the sudden
claimed ECU as their home team. I
heard people in Zebulon (city
motto: If it ain't broke, send it to
Raleigh.) talking about how great
ECU is, and how their children are
going to apply as soon as they get
their GEDs.
I guess my opinion is that people
brag too much, and so many times
over things that really don't have
anything to do with them, or usu-
ally just don't matter at all.
It kills me to talk to someone
Friday morning and ask what they
did the night before, and they say,
"Oh God, I was so drunk last night,
I could barely walk
Well, isn't that great? I always
feel like I was at a disadvantage be-
cause I was sober enough to do the
Moonwalk if I so desired. But don't
get me wrong. I'm not against drink-
ing, especially now that I am legal.
1 just don't think it's all that cool to
brag about being so disoriented that
you routinely lose arguments with
passing cars and become the first
college student sponsored by De-
pends.
Another time, I overheard some-
one telling a friend about how he
had driven drunk to get home the
night before, then laughing about
it. This has got to be the kind of guy
that the watches the Faces of Death
videos. The moron that goes to gun
shops and asks to hold each one,
frowns sternly, then says, "Well, see
you next week or who goes to
NASCAR races just to see the
crashes, well, that's just about ev-
eryone at those races. Bad example.
My point is that people come to
college and lose some sense of val-
ues. I know I have, but then again I
am not the guy at the NASCAR race.
My sense of value will never drop
that low.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Ticket distribution lacks organization
Dear Editor,
I stood in line for tickets to the
ECU vs. NC State football game this
morning. I arrived at 6:30 a.m and
the line was already pretty long. As
soon I got there I knew there were
going to be problems.
First off, there were no ropes to
designate where the lines should
have been. Second, there were no
signs posted regarding ticket pric-
ing or availability. This led to end-
.less rumors throughout the crowd.
;Then, when the staff at the Ticket
Office decided to start handing out
tickets, they only opened two of the
three windows.
I do not know whose bright idea
this was, but nevertheless that's
� what happened. I waited for what
seemed like an eternity before the
line ever moved. Finally, I saw the
problem. One person was at the
front of the line getting tickets for
SO of his closest friends. This oc-
curred several times throughout the
morning.
Since there were no boundaries,
the line began to turn into a
mob. People who got tickets had no
way to leave the windows, causing
even more of a hold up. Next, a
campus police officer, who will re-
main nameless, announced that the
new Pirate statue was going to be
moved in shortly and that the
people in the back of the line would
have to move over until the statue
was positioned.
This plan would have worked
fine, however, the end-of-the-line-
dwellers decided that instead of
moving over they were going to
move to the front of the line. See-
ing this move, the police officers
ust stood back and watched. They
even moved to the other side of the
line! It would have only taken one
officer to stand there and block the
students. Their salaries are coming
from our tuition and 1 expect them
to work!
Not only had they let students
break in line, but they prevented
students who had been in line for
hours from getting the better seats.
While the students from the back
were trying to merge into my line,
the Ticket Office decided that now
would be a good time to open up
that third window.
After what those students had
done, they were rewarded by hav-
ing a window opened up right
where they were standing. Finally,
at 10:20 a.m I was given section
15 seats while a student who was
just ahead of me got 16. Had it not
been for the loonies that broke in
line, I would have gotten the better
seats.
The Athletic Ticket Office
should seriously consider rethink-
ing the way they handle these situ-
ations. I have a few
suggestions: First: get some rope to
designate the lines. Second: open up
all the ticket windows, even the
ones on the inside. Third: do not
reward people who break in line.
Fourth: have police officers on hand
who are willing to exercise a little
crowd control. Fifth: have a line set
aside for group tickets, and sixth:
think ahead!
Paul Russell
OPINION COLUMN
Heavy athletic funding helps whole school
Marvelle Sullivan
OPINION WRITER
There is quite a bit ot hostility
associated with the massive fund-
ing channeled into college athlet-
ics, and valid points abound for
both sides of the issue. However,
ECU football�despite the crushing
loss against Southern Mississippi
this past Saturday�is experiencing
one of its most successful seasons
in the school's history.
This success is achieving for the
school exactly what advocates of
heavy funding claimed it would. It's
really hard to understand the effects
of being a top Division I football
university until the potential is re-
alized in the way that is occurring
this season.
Even if the benefits are under-
stood, it is difficult for many people
to concede to an academic entity,
like a university, giving so much
money to athletics rather than edu-
cational programs. While this is
understandable, three main reasons
make it very evident why athletic
funding should continue, and
moreover, increasingly continue.
The first reason is the recogni-
tion factor that a winning team and
an exciting season brings to a uni-
versity. After the astounding Miami
win in Raleigh, ECU was put on the
map. I fully realized the impact of
the Miami victory when my grand-
parents called me to ask questions
about the team, the school, and
about visiting me for one of our
home games.
An important point, though, is
that people aren't just finding out
about ECU football, they are recog-
nizing our school in a positive way.
It's hard to put a price tag on na-
tional recognition.
The second reason, and perhaps
a frequently overlooked one, regards
the academic advantage. High
school students want to attend
schools with winning teams. This
could be an admissions edge for
ECU. We can't compete on certain
levels like central location, private
school benefits, or even good
weather for that matter, but if the
chancellor wants to increase the
enrollment to 25,000 students, ECU
needs a competitive edge. This can
be attained by having both excellent
athletic and academic programs.
Also, no one can deny that the
notoriety athletics brings extendslo
graduate school admissions both for
our school and for our students aj
plying to other schools.
The third, and most important
reason, even though no one waists
to admit it, is all about the morfey
involved. The amount of money
and advertising involved in bovvl
games is phenomenal. Alumpi
groups and organizations also tend
to contribute more when ECU is,Tm
the limelight. Groups like the Pirate
Club are exactly the reason wny,
relative to alumni support, 'we
should make athletics a priority1
In a way, it is disheartening that
educational programs, new libraries
and academic research doesn't pro-
duce the excitement, recognition
and external funding that athletic
programs, football statistics, and
bowl games do, but that's just the
reality of the situation.
Admitting it is the first step, as
we can no longer live in denial
about the truth of the matter. A win
for the team is a win for the school,
so measures should be taken to en-
courage that streak. Go Pirates!
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OPINION COLUMN
Attempts to ban books shocking, horrible
Chris Sachs
OPINION WRITER
As most of you may or may not
know, Sept. 25-Oct. 2 was Banned
Book Week. This is an annual event
that works to make people aware of
the books that have been banned
or challenged, and brings to light
the attempts of certain groups to
control what books folks can or can-
not read or borrow from libraries.
Now when I read this 1 was
floored. There are actual groups out
there trying to get books banned. I
asked myself if this could be real.
So I did a little digging and hit the
Internet and what I found was
amazing�there are dozens of
groups out there wanting to ban
thousands of books! Books that you
and I would never in a million years
think of as needing to be banned.
Groups like the Family Friendly
Libraries Association and the Ameri-
can Family Association and the Na-
tional Organization for Women are
at the forefront of this movement
and have support from all over the
world. Now as college students and
future parents you should be scared,
REALLY scared. This is mighty dan-
gerous ground these people are
stomping on and I had to look into
this a bit further.
I looked at the lists of books
these psychopaths want banned
and read the little captions under-
neath, which gave explanations of
why they should be banned. Here
are some of the books these morons
want banned: Harry Potter books,
Canterbury Tales, Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory, Beloved,
Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, The
Bell Jar, The Awakening, James and
the Giant Peach and on and on and
on. Are these people out of their
minds!?
Look at some of the reasons they
want these books banned: Alex
Haley's The Autobiography of
Malcolm X because "it presents a
racist view of white people and
"promotes violence All of John
Grisham's books because of their
"sexually explicit writings and vio-
lence And get this: The Alabama
State Text Committee wants The
Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
banned because it is "a real downer
These people are really screwed up.
These pious, conservative, teeto-
talers�with nothing better to do
than find the nonexistent hidden
evils in between the lines of some
of the greatest works of literature
ever written�say they want to pro-
tect their children from the horrors
of the world and keep traditional
family values. What a bunch of gar-
bage. They must think their kids are
really stupid. These people should
be banned.
Now the makeup of the vast
majority of these idiotic groups are
white, middle-class, Judeo-Christian
women, but there are a good num-
ber of people representing groups of
all kinds. The ACLU wants books
like Tom Sawyer and The Adven-
tures of Huckleberry Finn banned
because of Huck's recurrent use of
the word "nigger" and the way sla-
very is part of everyday life. (By the
way, these people don't seem too
eager to mention the passage in the
book where Huck, who believe1, sla-
very is God's good will, decides to
spend eternity in hell rather than
turn Jim in.)
Now if these diluted mothers
had their way we would all be car-
rying bibles around and reading
nothing but books one would And
in the gift shop at Heritage USA. So
I thought about it: The Bible is a
book and it's not banned, so what's
in there that is so pure and good
that it didn't make the list? Why is
the Bible not under scrutiny? I, be-
ing an atheist, decided to read some
of the Bible and see what was in
there.
I read a few hundred pages and
did some research and I must say, I
was shocked. The stuff in that book
was horrible. Do parents really want
their kids to read that trash? Look
at just a few of the things I found:
Incest: the sexual Intercourse of
Lot by his two daughters. Genesis
19:30-38
Intermarriage: brother and sister
tying the knot. Genesis 20:12
Rape of a half-sister by her own
brother: 2 Samuel 13:1-19
Rape of men by other men: Gen-
esis 19:5
Cutting off of sexual organs:
Deuteronomy 23:1
Bestiality: Leviticus 22:24-255
Sodomy and Homosexuality:
Judges 19:22-24
Sexual Devices of Pleasufe:
Jeremiah 3:9
Wanting Abortions: Jeremfih
3:11-16
Racism, Slavery and the I
ding of interracial marriages: i
esis 28:1
Sick, awful, nasty stuff! And
ents actually send their kids to bij
camp and Sunday school to st
this sordid book. Talk about hy
risy.
Conservatives and Bible thurrfc-
ers need to learn that one book dAes
not outweigh the hundreds of thou-
sands that have been written, wfey
should the Bible be the standard jar
which all other books are written?
We need to have open minds ajjtd
have books about everything
anything, no matter how awful
vile they may be.
If you don't like it, don't read t.
It's that simple. But how dare y u
tell me what I can or cannot re; d.
How dare you take books written in
the past and ban them because tr �y
don't fit your present. We coll ;e
students need to be very carefultot
these people doing wrong things tor
wicked reasons. And if you need
anyone to lead the fight against
these people, come get me, 1 will Be
in my hammock reading Truly
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Alternative Cold Cures
Gargle for a sore throat.
"A pinch of salt in a cup of warm water makes
a good gargle for relieving throat pain says
Maureen C. Van Dinter, R.N senior clinical nurse
specialist at the University of Wisconsin Northeast
Family Medical Center in Madison. "Warm liquids
and salt can help shrink and dry mucous mem-
branes
Get steamed.
"Turn on the shower full force with hot water,
close your bathroom door, and sit on the closed
toilet seat for 15 minutes says Van Dinter.
"Breathing the steam will shrink the swollen mu-
cous membranes in your upper
respiratory tract and promote
drainage
Echinacea
This a very popular cold treat-
ment. Several studies show it
may relieve symptoms and shorten colds.
Echinacea may cause temporary, harmless numb-
ing of the tongue.
Make a hot today.
"An old-fashioned honey, hot water and lemon
toddy eases a cough and makes you feel better
says Anne L. Davis, M.D associate professor of
clinical medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine at New York University
Medical Center and attending physician and assis-
tant to the director of the Chest Service at
Bellevue Medical Center, both in New York City.
Amol Body Rub
Used externally for
rubbing in cases of a
cold. Usually consists of:
Melissa, clove, cinnamon
bark, lemon, peppermint,
lavender and menthol.
ApHussic Syrup
This is for children�used as an expectorant
syrup for coughs due to colds,
it usually consists of honey and a herbal mix-
ture.
Amol and Apitussic are courtesy of the polish
goods and herbal shop online, www.Polstore.com.
Coldfluzic
This fights off colds and flues through employ-
ing the body's own healing power. Thecombination
of bitter orange, kudzu, and ginger work together
to expel the internal-cold from the body.
The Echinacea and Astragalus work to build
the immune system because it is in "harms way"
after the cold andor flu have control of the body.
Chinese Knotweed is present to combat infections
and it "activates blood" (anti-inflammatory). Chi-
nese blackberry, licorice, and LongeviticTM deliver
power from the herbs to meridians that help bal-
ance the body and supply needed energy.
This product contains ingredients that Chinese
practitioners have traditionally used for years.
Goldenseal
This is recommended by
many herbalists to combat the flu.
It is best known as an antibacte-
rial, antibiotic herb. Goldenseal
also has anti-viral and immune-
stimulating actions.
to'
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Glycerine Lemon Cough Syrup
-1 lemon
-2 tablespoons glycerine
-2 tablespoons honey
Heat the lemon by boiling it in water for 10
minutes. Cut it in half and squeeze out the juice.
Add the glycerine and honey. Take 1 teaspoon as
needed.
Marshmallow Cough Syrup
-2 cups water
-2 cups sugar
-14 cup orange juice or
juice of 1 lemon
-1.5 to 2.5 teaspoons
chopped dried marshmallow
root
In a small saucepan,
bring the marshmallow root
and water to a boil. Reduce
heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain liq-
uid into another saucepan (should result in about
1 cup). Over a low heat, slowly stir in the sugar
until it becomes thick and granules completely dis-
solve. (Stir in more water if the mixture becomes
too thick.) Remove from heat and stir in the or-
ange juice. Transfer to a container and allow to
cool before covering tightly.
FEATURES
Tuesday, Oct. 12,199f
features@studentmedia.ecu.eduv
Generation X breaks stereotypes
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Students struggle with
negative perceptions
Brian Frizzelle
STAFF WRITER
Even though the 1990s and
Generation X have reintroduced
flannel, tattoos and body piercing,
the stereotypical rebellious nature
is not true for every member of this
generation.
"I don't really think there is a
Gen X said Christina Houtz,
sophomore. "We're basically just
doing what we want to do
Generation X refers to the gen-
eration of people born after the
Baby Boom of the 1950s. According
to Dr. Bob Edwards, assistant pro-
fessor of psychology, the term came
about in the late 1980s when mem-
bers of the tail end of the Baby
Boom began criticizing older
boomers.
"People in their 20s identified
with what these writers were say-
ing Edwards said. "The label stuck
with that age group and the media
made it into a label for all college
students
In the book, The Gen X Reader,
Douglas Rushkoff describes the
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The Generation X stereotype may exist, but for many ECU
students and professors, life goes on as normal, (photo by
Bobby Russell)
Spirituality works in people's lives
twenty- something age group as 'Il-
literate, unmotivated and aba
thetic '
Lynn Roeder, director of the"
Center for Counseling and Student0
Development, feels differently.
"Students are no less motivated
today than they were in the 1970s(,
Roeder said. "I think that they ar$"
very motivated, open and honest ,
The candor of Generation X has
caused some discord with older gen-
erations that can be attributed td'ay
lack of communication and under
standing between the generations.
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Early vaccinations
key to prevention
Developing personal beliefs
has positive effects
Susan Wright
FEATURES EDITOR
What does spirituality mean to you? Although not everyone
claims a particular faith or creed as their own, spirituality does
play a major role in some students' lives.
The average college student lives in a world of deadlines, projects
and pending disaster. ' ?.
"Spirituality can be a beneficial coping factor said Al Smith,
assistant-director for the Center of Counseling and Student
Development.
Depending on the perspective that one is taking, prayer can be
helpful.
"Physiologically, prayer encourages relaxation Smith said "It is
difficult to research the correlation between the relationship to a
higher being and the effect that it has on an individual, but it is
believed to have a calming effect. It also aids in stress relief
"A lot of college students have a strong, silent faith, but only about
.5 percent of all of the people we see come in to talk about
spirituality said Father Raul Vaeth of the Newman Student
Center. Their, faith often wastes and wanes throughout college
There are a variety of reasons why faith changes in its intensity
during college.
"Typically, spirituality is on the back burner because students
have a lot of other distractions in their lives Vaeth said.
For those who do decide to define spirituality and pursue it in
their lives, spirituality can have positive effects besides relieving
stress.
It is important for students to develop their own realistic spirituality
that is not based upon a false.notion of God Vaeth said.
"Spirituality brings about a fullness of life and gives life meaning.
For me, spirituality has given a whole new meaning to life
Vaeth was not alone in believing that a defined spirituality does
have power in an individual's life.
"Spirituality helps a person understand themselves as well as
the fact that they are one among many said Bob Clyde, Baptist
campus minister "Psychotherapy can help a person
understand themselves more in-depth as well as who they
really are, but spirituality is what sends you out to help others
as well as knowing yourself
The Newman Center on campus averages 80-100 people in
attendance on Sundays, and the Baptist Student Union has
about 40 regularly in attendance for their faith-building events
"Most of the students are regulars, but there are several who
come and go as they can Vaeth said.
There are many factors that determine the number of students
who attend religious functions and the way in which people
choose to show their spirituality. Clyde, who has been a campus
minister since 1971, has noticed trends that affect the worship
practices of the students.
"The forms of spirituality vary) from decade to decade Clyde
said.
Spirituality has had a variety of effects in people's lives. Clyde
has known students who have spent almost every other
weekend ministering to young people. One artist whom he
knew spent an afternoon talking to a Mexican girl, and after
the experience, the girl's artistic style changed from abstract
black and white to color scenes involving people.
Another man he knew shaved his head and began wearing
robes. He meditated for an hour every day to become closer
to God. Because each individual chose to redefine his or her
own spirituality, their lives were changed.
According to Clyde, in The Denial of Death, by Earnest Becker,
everyone searches their whole life in order to become a self-
actualized person. After 65 years, when one has finally achieved
his or her goal of becoming a self-actualized person, he or she
will look into the mirror and realize the double tragedy of the
moment-that it is now too late because they are faced with
their own mortality.
"Man is half-animal and half-angel and we are continually off-
balance Clyde said. "We need something to balance
ourselves, and spirituality is it.
"A college campus is a world of pure potential, and people are
working with lives made of malleable clay. It is a time to explore
and experiment.
"At any given time, there may be someone on campus who
has the potential to become great spiritually. I encourage every
student to develop their faith and discover their own potential
Jennifer Brown
STAFF WRITER
Before long, ECU life will be in'
terrupted by the usual sounds of
autumn: coughs, sneezes and
sniffles. The beginning of cold ancf
flu season is here, and since most
students will be exposed to it, famil-
iarizing oneself with the symptoms'
and preventative care is the first step'
to avoid getting sick.
Sutdent Heathsees many about coldSi
and the flu. (photo by Robin Vuchnich)
One of the most predominant,
questions people ask around this
time of year is, "How do I know if it
is the flu or just a cold?" When a
person has the flu, generally a high
temperature for three to four days
will be followed by headache, aches
and pains, chest discomfort and
coughs. A flu can also lead to bron-
chitis or pneumonia. A person with
a cold, on the other hand, usually
does not have a temperature or
headaches, but can suffer from
stuffy nose, sore throat and sneez-
ing. A cold can also lead to sinus
congestion and earaches.
Freshman Katie Berry suffers
from annual colds that begin with
"dizziness, watery, burning eyes and
a running nose
"It usually takes me about two
weeks to get over a cold Berry said.
Freshman Kristin Brbwn said she
catches a cold about twice every six
months.
"I usually have a stuffy nose,
cough and sore throat Brown said.
There isn't an absolute preven-
tion for the common cold; however,
according to Dr. Betty Straub of
Health Promotion and Well Being,
there are steps you can take to mini-
mize your chances of catching a
cold.
"Get plenty of rest, eat lots of
fruits and vegetables, don't get
See FLU, page 7
Permanent cosmetics growing in popularity
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Women of all ages
choose their look for life
Jennifer Brown
STAFF WRITER
There is now makeup that never smudges, smears
or washes off, eyeliner that never has to be reapplied,
and the necessity of waking up every morning and not
having to "worry about putting on a face" can be elimi-
nated. Permanent cosmetics is now possible, and for
many, a necessity.
While most women can not imagine living the rest
of their lives with the same color makeup on, perma-
nent cosmetics are fast becoming a fashion trend in
Europe and parts of the US.
According to Sherry L. Hackett, director of the Per-
manent Cosmetics Institute in Santa Monica, Ca the
procedure is similar to getting a tattoo.
"It's similar) except that pigments specifically cre-
ated for use on the face are implanted into the skin,
rather than the use of inks and dyes Hackett said.
Before permanent cosmetics were applied.
For most women, permanent cosmetics would cut
10-15 minutes off a typical morning routine, and that
is appealing.
"Cleopatra was probably the first woman to have
permanent eyeliner tattooed on her eyelids Hackett
said.
Cosmetic tattooing actually began in 1832 with the
discovery of electromagnetism. Today, women of all
ages can get eyebrows, eyeliner, lip color, lash enhance-
ment, scar camouflages, hair Imitations and beauty
( marks implanted for an average cost of about $500,
After surgery, the color has been added to her eyebrows:
forever. (Courtesy photos)
depending on where you have it done. At Hackett's,
studio, most clients have the eyebrow and eyeliner pro
cedures instead of the lip liner or full lip color.
According to Mandy Vincent, a sales representative
at the Belk Clinique counter in Greenville's Plaza mall
although permanent cosmetics would be cheaper in j
the long run, she wouldn't recommend it to anyone. '
"You would never be able to take it off or change
colors Vincent said. '
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Grandparent dolls look like the real thing miscellanea
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP)-To
passers-by, It would appear Cathie
arid Dennis Schurman have a con-
stant party going on in their living
robm.
Seated on their couch, chairs
and even the coffee table, are what
appears to be a spry bunch of se-
nior citizens. But on closer inspec-
tion, these house guests aren't what
they seem.
They're dolls, made to look like
your beloved "Paw-Paw" and "Me-
Maw
Schurman makes these life-size
grandma and grandpa dolls, com-
plete with matching outfits and
other finishing touches.
"People drive by and see them
through the window'Schurman
said. "We've sold five of them to
people who knocked on the door
because they saw them sitting here
in the living room
The original model for the dolls
was her own 100-year-old grandma,
Ida Mcl.in.
Schurman soon became im-
mersed in her new hobby. "I don't
sleep at night, so I've been staying
up and doing this for a couple of
months said Schurman. "I used to
have a clean house, but now there's
little bits of hair and glue all over. I
don't even bother trying to clean
anymore
What makes her creations
unique is attention to detail.
Like your own grandparents, no
two dolls are alike. Schurman injects
the dolls with personality by nam-
ing them. Also, each comes with an
adoption tag listing pertinent infor-
mation, such as favorite foods and
TV shows.
"Lots of people look for a spe-
cific name, but I tell them they can
name them whatever they want
Schurman said. "I don't get it, but
that's the way a lot of people like to
pick them out
The bodies are fashioned from
an intricate construction of wood,
foam, PVC pipe and other materi-
als. The arms are made from pad-
ded wire, making them posable. For
their faces, Schurman paints on a
beatific expression and gives them
three-dimensional wooden noses.
The result is a doll that moves
very much like a real person.
As a finishing touch, she adds
gray hair and chic granny glasses.
"I buy old glasses wherever I can
find them. Then, to make them fit,
I cut the (temples) off Well, I was
doing a bunch of them one night
and I cut my own glasses off
Some customers like to buy just
the doll and dress it themselves. But
for those who want the works,
Schurman pulls out all the stops.
She follows three basic rules of
fashion: accessorize, accessorize,
accessorize. Each doll's ensemble is
designed around a specially chosen
hat. From there, Schurman
matches shoes, costume jewelry,
scarves and gloves.
The doll's outfit decides the
price. The base rate is $167 but ex-
pensive outfits or accessories can
make it higher. For example, one
grandma wears a mink hat and
stole, so it will sell for almost $300.
Part of each doll's uniqueness
also lies in what it's "doing One
grandma is planted firmly on the
couch, umbrella in hand, as if she's
ready to go shopping. Next to her, a
grandpa sits poised, waiting to take
a Sunday drive in the country.
Schurman's favorite holds a
handkerchief to her lips, as if she's
stifling a giggle. Sitting on the cof-
fee table, one grandma balances a tea
cup and saucer as the one next to
her holds an open Bible and raises
her hand.
"People pull on everything
Schurman said. "They can't get
enough of them. "When we took
them down to Amana, we sold 16 or
17. Everyone was so interested, you
couldn't even get near the tables
Though she does other crafts, she
doesn't think she'll tire of making
the dolls soon. Currently, she's plan-
ning a trip to Memphis, Tenn to
search for hats. She's also combing
the Cedar Valley in search of vintage
clothing and jewelry.
"I can't stand doing the same old
thing Schurman said. "The grand-
mas are too much fun. I hope they
keep selling like they have
GENX
from page 6
"When people are not subjected
to the positive side of young people
they tend to believe the negative
stereotype said Marlene Villar,
sophomore.
"People these days are more
likely to be pierced and tattooed
Edwards said. "But I think that it is
more fashion than active rebellion.
The label 'Gen X' makes everyone
it applies to seem the same but there
are differences
"I feel everybody's trying to be
different from people before them
said Brian Hoggard, senior. "But
some people take it to extremes
Some think the ways in which
today's generation expresses itself
are no different from the ways of
previous generations.
"The tattoos and piercings are
just phases said Mark Larado, jun-
ior. "Forty years down the road we'll
be complaining about the same type
of things
"Body piercing and tattooing is
the same as 'flower power' was in
the 1960s and disco was in the
1970s Roedersaid. "Every genera-
tion will do different things
Despite what older generations
say, these Gen X stereotypes do not
represent the majority of students.
"I don't think the stereotype
has affected ECU students
Edwards said. "Every year we get
different types of students that are
more computer-oriented with dif-
ferent types of interests and aspi-
rations. They have a very socioeco-
nomic background and are the same
as students around the country.
"I haven't seen any change here
in students in four years as far as
anything related to the label
Regardless of attempts at indi-
viduality, Gen X'ers will continue to
struggle with the stereotypical
Kenton Bell
VOCABULARY FOR THE VERBOSE
�Ennui (en-NUI) n: A feeling of weariness and disgust.
�Urbane (ur-BANE) adj: High degree of refinement, tact.
�Iconoclast (icon-NO-clast) n: Someone who tries to destroy traditional
ideas or institutions.
�Cognizant (Cog-NI-zant) adj: Having knowledge or understanding.
�Filigree (fil-I-gree) n: Delicate and intricate ornamentation.
�Eschatology (es-kuh-TOL-uh-)ee) n: The branch of theology dealing with
the end of the world.
�Diatribe (DIE-uh-tribe) n: A bitter and abusive speech or writing.
STRANGE SETS
A group of rhinos is called a crash.
A group of cows is a flink.
A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
A group of whales is called a pod.
A group of geese is called a gaggle.
A group of ravens is called a murder.
A group of larks is called an exaltation.
A group of owls is called a parliament.
A group of goats is called a trip.
A group of hares is called a husk
A group of finches is called a charm.
A group of frogs is called an army.
A group of bees is called a swarm.
A group of cattle is called a herd.
A group of elks is called a gang.
A group of certain leopards is known as a leap.
A group of gorillas is a band.
A group of toads is a knot.
A group of lions is a pride
QUIRKS, QUIPS AND QUOTES
"Wise men talk because they have something to say. Fools talk because
they have to say something
� Plato
"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge
us by what we have already done
�Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This writer can be contacted at
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FLU
from page 6
stressed out, wash your hands in
warm, soapy water and drink plenty
of warm liquids Straub said.
For the flu, an annual flu vacci-
nations are available for prevention.
Heather Zophy, health educator in
the Student Health Center, said the
center is getting ready to have their
annual Flu Outreach, Nov. 3-4, lo-
cated in front of the Wright Place.
The Center will set up a booth
where flu shots will be adminis-
tered.
"It is $S for students and $10 for
non-students Zophy said. "They
can pay up front or have it put on
their ECU account
According to Jolene Jernigan,
director of clinical operations in the
Student Health Center, the center
administers about 400-500 flu shots
per flu season and that they are
hoping the number will increase
this year. Flu season varies by re-
gion; for this region it typically
begins in December or January.
"It takes about eight weeks for
the shot to work, so that's why we
start giving them so early Jernigan
said.
While it is recommended that
everyone get a flu shot for extra
protection, Jernigan says small chil-
dren, the elderly, people with
chronic illnesses and the wheelchair-
bound should definitely get vacci-
nated. College students also make
the list because of the constant, close
contact with people.
If you are one of the people that
never fail to catch the flu every year,
drop by the Student Health Center.
This writer con be contacted at
jbrown@studentmedia. ecu. edu
What author's real name is Eric Arthur Blair, and what are two of his fa-
mous novels?
Anyone who answers the challenge correctly and e-mails the answer to
Kenton Bell will have their name printed in the next issue of TEC.
Answer to last trivia question:
The names of Henry VIII's wives: Catherine of Aragon (his brother's widow,
and mother of Mary), Anne Boleyn (mother of Elizabeth I, beheaded for
infidelity), Jane Seymour (mother of Edward VI, died during child birth),
Anne of Cleves (divorced due to urn, unattractiveness), Catherine Howard
(beheaded for infidelity), Catherine Parr (lucky enough to outlive her
husband). The poem to remember their fate: divorced, beheaded, died;
divorced, beheaded, survived.
This writer can be contacted at
kbell@studentmedia. ecu. edu
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COSMETICS
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Students have different opinions about the whole
concept of permanent cosmetics.
many other women agree with the hesitancy to
permanently chose what colors you will wear and where
you will wear them.
, "As you grow and your face changes you will want
to accentuate different features said freshman Sonya
Luciotti.
1 "It's too dangerous, especially around the eyes said
Nancy Ruttle, freshman. "Everyone is allowed their own
opinion on that
From a male perspective, permanent cosmetics is
not so great. "I'd still date a girl who did this, but I'd
much rather date a girl who did not have this done
said sophomore Randy Hale.
Nevertheless, many of Hackett's clients say that their
family and friends can't tell the permanent cosmetics
from their regular makeup.
"The procedure is especially beneficial to women
who would want to save time, are fashion-conscious,
allergic to cosmetics, have sparse or very light eyebrows,
have ultra-sensitive eyes or have unsteady hands
Hackett said.
While many of Hackett's clients are older, she has
seen a number of college age women.
"A lot of clients who give their daughters perma-
nent eyebrows and permanent eyeliner before sending
them away to college
To find out if permanent cosmetics are right for you,
visit Hackett's Web site at www.permanent-
cosmetics.com for more information.
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Survey illustrates urban
sprawl in North Carolina
RALEIGH (AP)-A commute in urban North Caro-
lina most likely takes more time than it should along
an unattractive road, according to a national survey
by the Sierra Club.
The survey, released Monday, ranked North Caro-
lina 47th in land use planning and 44th in transporta-
tion planning. The state did better at open space pro-
tection, ranking 28th, and much better at community
revitalization, ranking second behind Maryland.
"We have seen explosive growth in the last couple
of decades said Mary Kiesau, organizer of the state
Sierra Club's anti-sprawl campaign. "North Carolina is
trying to evolve from a rural state with widespread
population to a very populous and relatively urban
state
It did happen so quickly that we haven't begun to
look at ways to plan our land use and plan our trans-
portation effectively
The group's national report, "Solving Sprawl came
a year after the Sierra Club criticized urban areas for
poor development planning. This year's report focused
on states where governments tried to keep residents
living closer to their jobs, avoiding the pollution and
gridlock of extended suburbs.
The report was issued Monday, the same day as the
last in a series of public hearings on growth held around
the state.
Bill Holman, secretary of the state Department
of Environment and Natural Resources, said both a
legislative commission and a task force established
by Gov. Jim Hunt that is holding the public hear-
ings would make recommendations on how best to
handle growth.
"I certainly agree the state could and should do
more to work with local governments to grow
smarter he said.
One North Carolina problem the Sierra Club
mentioned was development in floodplains, an is-
sue raised several times since Hurricane Floyd struck
Sept. 16.
"I'm sure there will be a healthy debate about
additional local or state regulations of developing
in flood plains Holman said.
Kiesau said citizens are willing to pay to protect
the environment and their quality of life. In 1998,
voters approved 70 percent of the 240 bonds and
initiatives on ballots across the country, most by an
overwhelming majority, she said.
"People recognize the responsibility we have to
our future and our children Kiesau said. "And en-
vironmental quality and quality of life are a huge
piece of this responsibility
Tuesday, Oct. 12,1999
features@studentmedia.ecu.edii- "
A NOTCH ABOVE THE NORM
Ann Schehr is a sociology professor at both ECU
and Pitt Community College, and spends her free time
volunteering with the SWAT Team, otherwise known
as Saving Worn-out Architectural Treasures.
Schehr and her husband have found a hobby in
restoring old houses. She is currently working on her
second house, and thankfully, it did not suffer any
major damage due to Hurricane Floyd or the flooding?.
She says that she loves old houses and makes a point
of centering family vacations around historical sights
Her other loves include her husband, their two year
old son and music, especially rock-alternative. Schehr,
also loves to read, particularly works by Southern writ
ers, and going to concerts by performers such as Fuel
the Goo Goo Dolls, and Better Than Ezra.
Schetjr has a heavy work load juggling full-time
motherhood, and teaching English at both ECU and
Pitt Community College. She is also working on two
additional degrees in order to get her masters in En-
glish and sociology. She is obtaining both of these at
ECU where she has already received her masters in edu-
cation.
This year in her sociology classes she has already
covered a wide range of social topics including "The
Headless Queen" and male and female societal roles.
She encourages her students take a look at their
social perspectives through music, movies and the
media by finding social issues in their favorite songs
and films.
"You have to find your own niche in sociology and
see how it fits in to what you want to do. It is a step-
ping stone into any career Schehr said.
Mormons complain to national retailers about risque ads
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - When
Patty and Charles Shumway trav-
eled to Salt Lake City earlier this
month from their home in Arizona,
they expected a weekend filled with
religious activities at the twice-
yearly Mormon conference.
But a stroll through a downtown
shopping mall gave them a differ-
ent kind of experience. Semi-clad
mannequins in a display window
left them deeply offended, and it
points to a weakness in the adver-
tising strategy some national retail-
ers pursue.
Stores such as American Eagle
Outfitters, The Gap and The Body
Shop USA use a one-size fits all ap-
proach to marketing, shipping the
same window displays and posters
to stores across the nation.
In conservative Utah, more than
70 percent Mormon, the Shumways
and others are complaining about
store windows that feature a little
too much mannequin flesh, a little
too suggestive a sales pitch there.
What troubled the Shumways
was an American Eagle display that
featured mannequins with open
zippers, loose buttons and shirts
carelessly pulled up.
"I don't like it, it's really taste-
less said Patty Shumway, standing
in front of the display Saturday.
"It doesn't look like they're sell-
ing clothes Charles Shumway said.
"It looks like they're selling some-
thing else he said, hinting that
the display was more about sex
than about clothes.
In another wing of the mall,
The Gap's poster of a woman with
her midriff showing also drew an-
gry glares.
Last year, The Body Shop USA
got a handful of complaints for its
"Fake It" campaign, which fea-
tured posters of a man with a bottle
of self-tanning lotion tucked into
his swimming trunks.
The ad drew complaints from
several states, including Utah,
company spokesman Alistair Jack-
son said.
Conservatives in Utah, the
Midwest and the Deep South
didn't find it funny. But the 290-
store chain refused to take the post-
ers down early in most states.
"We have a fairly strong opin-
ion as far as the brand is concerned
Jackson said. "It's in the nature of
The Body Shop to be edgy
Like most national retailers,
American Eagle, The Gap and The
Body Shop send the same window
displays and advertising campaigns
to all of their stores, regardless of
demographics, said Ronald Hill, a
consumer behavior expert at the
University of Portland in Oregon.
"The bottom line is that the
youth in Generation Y find this look
appealing, and the cost of adjusting
advertising in any particular com-
munity is just too great Hill said.
Most advertisers are trying to
attract one group and not offend
another, Hill said. But it's cheaper
for chains to launch universal ad
campaigns and handle local com-
plaints as they come.
That can mean trouble when
religious groups hold gatherings.
"It was probably the right ad to
the right people, but probably at the
wrong time Hill said, referring to
the American Eagle window display.
"I don't think anybody said 'when
the (Mormon church) does its con-
ference, let's pull our ads
Hill said people who complain
about advertisements probably are
a vocal minority. But-trfaTrgrecery
stores have responded to similar
complaints, covering up maga-
zines that show too much skin or
use racy headlines. Some grocers
say it's because Utah's mainstream
culture, not a vocal minority, is
conservative.
"They're not all out there �
hollering and screaming and say
ing take it down, but if you ask
them, they'll say it's not appropri-
ate said Dee Winegar, chief ex-
ecutive officer of Winegars Super-
markets Inc. This month, the
three-store Salt Lake area chain has
blocked the covers of Mademoiselle
and Glamour with green construc-
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Red Sox, Indians battle for
wi championship bid
Boston tied the AL playoff series with Cleve-
land with an amazing 23-7 win on Sunday. The
two teams played a decisive fifth game last
night. The winner will meet the NY Yankees in
the AL Championship Series. The Braves will
meet the NY Mets for the NL Championship.
The Braves and Mets battled all year for the NL
East crown. The Braves won every series
pfayed between the two teams this season.
Gordon wins with new chief
Jeff Gordon came from 22nd to pass Bobby
Labonte on the final 10 laps to win the UAW
GM 500. Labonte, Mike Skinner, Mark Martin
and Ward Burton rounded out the top five. The
race was delayed until Monday, after rain
washed out the event scheduled for Sunday.
.Gordon's old crew chief, Ray Evernham
split from the Hendrick team last week.
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The St. Louis Rams are now the only un-
beaten team in the NFL this season. The Rams
trampled San Francisco 42-20 Sunday. The
other two previously undefeated teams lost
clojl contests. Dallas fell 13-10 to Philadelphia
arffNew England was downed 16-14 by Kan-
saTTity. St. Louis' Kurt Warner threw five
toichdown passes in the victory.
Irvin member of injury list
"Yhe 1999 NFL season has been riddled
with injuries early. The most recent injury oc-
curred to Michael Irvin Sunday against the
Ragles. Irvin was hit in the head by Tim Hauk
Jfter a short pass. At Thomas Jefferson Hospi-
tal an MRI showed Irvin suffered a herniated
dEsc and a swollen spinal cord.
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FSU wins without Warrick
. Top-ranked Florida State was forced to play
vSthout star player Peter Warrick. Warrick, once
ajHeisman Trophy favorite, was arrested on
cjiarges of grand theft, and is currently banned
fflpm playing in the NCAA. The loss of Warrick
cjl not prevent FSU from storming past the
University of Miami, Fla 31-21.
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SPORTS EDITOR
Southern Miss stopped ECU Saturday, 39-22, in a
contest between the two heavyweights in Conference
USA. Like any great bout, the game was filled with
momentum swings and frenetic exchanges.
ECU jumped out to 15-3 lead after two touchdown
strikes by David Garrard and a safety. Southern Miss
countered with deadly shots to the body of the Pirate
defense. Running back Derek Nix and the strong of-
fensive line of the Golden Eagles pounded the ball into
the gut of the ECU front seven.
The game featured Garrard picking the Pirates up
off of the canvas to cut a 10-point lead down to three
and leading them on a drive to possibly earn a draw or
take the lead. The knockout blow was sudden and vi-
cious, and came in the form of a 60-yard interception
return by Southern Miss' Leo Barnes.
"Southern Mississippi is a good football team and I
thought we played about as hard as you could play
said Head Coach Steve Logan. "There was just no room
for error, and we made a couple on the offensive side
of the ball that let a chance for victory slip away
The Pirates streaked out to a 15-3 lead on Garrard
touchdown passes to Arnie Powell and Jamie Wilson.
Southern Miss responded to the Pirates opening salvo
by doing what they would do all day, handing the ball
off to Derek Nix.
"Nix is a hard-nosed runner said Pernell Griffin,
linebacker. "We had to give the whole team to him,
give 11 guys to the ball at all times. If not, he'll break a
couple of tackles
The 1998 C-USA Freshman Player of the Year rattled
off short runs behind the powerful Southern Miss line
to gain a total of 171 yards rushing.
"Nix is an excellent runner said Jeff Kerr, line-
backer. "He runs real hard, and their offensive line did
an excellent job. We couldn't do a whole lot with their
line and they couldn't do a whole lot with Nix
Nix carried the ball 42 times and did not let up.
"He wasn't the Freshman Player of the Year by acci-
dent Logan said. "He's the strongest runner in our
conference. He's not a make-you-miss type of fellow,
he runs through tackles and he kind of ladders up as
he goes. That's kind of what you saw today
ECU'S 15-3 lead disappeared after Jeff Kelly's touch-
down passes to Sherrod Gideon and Todd Pinkston.
The Golden Eagles took a 16-15 lead after the 38-yard
pass to Pinkston.
"We did go up 15-3 and they did come back Grif-
fin said. "A few quick slants and 1 looked up at the
score and it was 16-15
Kelly hit Gideon for another score to put Southern
Miss up 25-15 to start the second half. Garrard re-
sponded by connecting with LaMont Chappel for a 42-
yard scoring strike.
"It was a play we scored a lot on last year Chappel
said. "I felt we needed a bigplay. Southern Miss hadn't
seen that because we never ran it against them so we
were pretty confident that it would work
The Chappel touchdown cut the Southern Miss lead
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Antwan Yelverton. (Below) Jamie Wilson catches a
touchdown pass in the first quarter (photos by Emily
Richardson).
ECU quarterback David Garrard escapes Southern Miss
safety Leo Barnes Garrard rushed for 56 yards on the day
(photo by Emily Richardson).
to three at 25-22.
"I thought we'd win the football game at that
point Logan said. "We just didn't generate anything
after that. 1 really thought we could get down the field
and in the very least, I thought we could give Kevin
(Miller) a shot for three points to go 25-25
Garrard led the Pirates on a drive to knot the game
up. He was able to escape tackles and elude the defense
to get the Pirates across midfield. The Pirates faced a
fourth-and-four at the Southern Miss 42-yard line when
the Golden Eagles administered their knockout blow.
Garrard looked to his left to pass to a seemingly wide
open Marcellus Harris. The pass was picked off by
Barnes, who took the pass 60 yards for the score that
put the Golden Eagles back up by 10.
"My read was to look outside first, the guy that was
on him came in deep from the safety spot Garrard
said. "He just came up so fast, I thought the ball might
have got there before he did but he just ran right
through it
This writer can be reached at
sports@studentmedia.ecu.edu.
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Men's soccer loses
two conference
games to open season
Men's team falters
in early CAA action
Susanne Milenkevich
SENIOR WRITER
The ECU men's soccer team
opened conference play last week
with a pair of losses.
The Pirates traveled to Old Do-
minion University Wednesday
where the Monarchs handed ECU
their season's first conference game
loss with a final score of 3-0.
"Old Dominion is in first place
in the conference and is a very good
team said Head Coach Devin
O'Neill. "We knew it would be a
tough game going into it
ECU kept the game close as the
first half ended with a score of 1-0
in favor of the Monarchs.
"We didn't have as many shots
on goal that we wanted said for-
ward Joey Parker. "We didn't have
the scoring opportunities we
wanted either
In the 70th minute of the game,
ECU missed a key shot that Old
Dominion answered with a goal.
Minutes later, the Monarchs scored
their last goal of the game to defeat
the Pirates.
"ECU competed hard O'Neill
said. "I'm so happy with the effort
and the competitive spirit of our
team
ECU came back to Greenville to
host the Richmond Spiders who
gave the Pirates their second con-
ference loss of the season.
"Even though the results were
similar, I'm very disappointed with
the effort and performance Sun-
day) O'Neill said. "1 don't think
we played well at all
O'Neill said Richmond had
many more weapons than Old Do-
"We didn't have as many
shots on goal that we
wanted. Even though the
results were similar, I'm
very disappointed with the
effort and performance
Sunday. I don't think we
played well at all
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minion, which made the Spiders
more harmful to the Pirates.
"We need to focus on how we
play O'Neill said. "We gave our-
selves a fighting chance in the Old
Dominion game but in contrast
Sunday was a poor performance
Despite the losses, the players
remain optimistic as they have six
more conference games this season.
"We played well last week
said goalie R.J. Marvinney. "We're
playing some of the best teams in
the nation and we're improving
every game
Coach O'Neill said that confer-
ence play is the most difficult part
of the season since the Colonial
Athletic Association (CAA) is one of
the most competitive conferences in
the nation.
The men, now 2-4 on the sea-
son, 0-2 in conference play, will
travel to Wilmington to take on the
Seahawks this Wednesday for more
CAA action.
"UNC-W has exceptional team
speed and a good deal of
athleticism O'Neill said. "ECU
needs to come back and play with
courage and pride we know they
have
This writer can be reached at
sports@studentmedio.ecu.edu.

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Braves, Mets begin series tonight
NL East rivals square off
ATLANTA (AP)�Once again, the only
thing standing between the Atlanta Braves
and the World Series is a second-place team
they already beat over the course of 162
games.
It may not be fair, but that's life in the
wild-card era.
Atlanta reached its eighth straight NL
championship series by defeating the Hous-
ton Astros in the opening round, finishing
off the triumph with a 7-5 victory Saturday.
About the time the Braves were popping
champagne corks at the Astrodome, Todd
Pratt hit a lOth-inning homer against Arizona
to send the New York Mets to their first LCS
since 1988.
Atlanta dominated New York during the
regular season and won the East by seven
games. But those standings don't mean a
thing now, as the Braves learned two years
ago when they lost to Florida in the LCS after
finishing nine games ahead of the Marlins in
the division.
"You've got to throw all that out Chip-
per Jones said. "This series is 0-0. The first
team with four wins is going to the World
Series. They're riding a lot of momentum, and
we've been playing good ourselves for the last
month
Atlanta beat the Mets 9-3 in the season
series, winning five of six games in the final
two weeks to seemingly knock New York out
of the postseason. But the Mets swept their
final series, beat Cincinnati in a wild-card
playoff and knocked off 100-game winner
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Benitez fined for being late
, Reliever was tardy for
Division series game
NBW YORK (AP)�Armando
Benitez, who nearly blew Game 4
of the NL playoffs for the New York
Mets, will be fined for showing up
only a half-hour before game time.
c "You don't come late without a
fine Mets manager Bobby Valen-
tine said Sunday, a day after the
Mets completed their first-round
series win over Arizona. "There will
'be a fine, and we'll handle that in-
ternally
Because Game 3 was played Fri-
day night and Saturday's game
started just after 1 p.m batting
practice was optional before Game
,4. Players were required to be in
uniform for pregame stretching at
about 11:45 a.m.
"I would say he was at least 45
minutes late Valentine said. "It
wasn't the greatest news before a
game
Valentine didn't seem interested
in the reason for the tardiness.
"I'm sure he was not there on
time because he left his house late
Valentine said. He said he had not
yet spoken with the reliever and
Valentine wouldn't talk about the
amount of the fine.
"The discipline is really none of
anybody's business he said.
After Benitez finally arrived at
Shea Stadium, Valentine's concern
was finding out whether he was
healthy and available to pitch.
Benitez entered in the eighth
inning with a 2-1 lead, but allowed
a two-run double to Jay Bell. He
then pitched the ninth.
"I was really happy to see the
second inning Valentine said, re-
ferring to the ninth. "I was on pins
and needles to make the decision
to have him go out there, not be-
cause they hit two balls solid, be-
cause that I was unsure of his con-
dition. So I rolled the dice to send
him out there
Meanwhile, Valentine and gen-
eral manager Steve Phillips did not
know if third base coach Cookie
Rojas would be fined for his alter-
cation with left field umpire Charlie
Williams in the bottom of the
eighth.
After Williams called Darryl
Hamilton's hit with two on "foul
replays showed It was the correct
call. Rojas argued vehemently. Af-
ter he was ejected, the coach gave
Williams a two-handed push and
needed several Mets to restrain him.
NL President Len Coleman
planned to review videotape of the
argument on Monday.
Goalies respond to aggressive play
New crease rules
change game for keepers
When the NHL changed the crease rule back to an
on-ice judgment call, almost all response was positive.
Few realized, however, that the changed rule would se-
riously affect goalies.
No longer is the crease a forbidden place. Players
can, once again, point, prod and even hack the crease
when a loose puck inhabits the area. The goalies' re-
sponse? Fight back.
' In the NHL's first full week, it was obvious that goal-
ies played extra aggressive in the crease area in an effort
to reestablish a grip on the hallowed space.
Whether the skaters took liberty or the goalies over
reacted, some fireworks resulted. The most notable in-
cident was when Sharks goalie Steve Shields took ex-
ception to Mark Janssens' behavior near the crease. A
brawl ensued.
Thursday, Devils goalie Martin Brodeur was more
frustrated about the
three goals he allowed in less than 10 minutes, but
his slash on Matthew Barnaby was right in front of
the crease.
Colorado Avalanche goalie Patrick Roy is old
enough to remember the days before referees clamped
down on crease violations. At 34, Roy can also recall
when the crease was a small rectangle, and players took
runs at goalies all the time.
The veteran goalie, although understanding the
decision, isn't happy about the increased traffic he'll
see in front of his face.
"The old rule was not that bad he told The Den-
ver Post. "Of course, there were flaws in the rule, like
guys who were not c) se to the play would disallow a
good goal. But I think if there is a direct play, and the
guy is in the crease, they should call it.
"I know it's a tough call for the referees. 1 know
they've got to show a lot of guts), but that's what this
game is all about
It's no surprise that forwards welcome the change.
"It's going to make it more exciting said Roy's
teammate, Shjon Podein. "When I came into the league,
they told you, 'Go hard to the goal line They didn't
say to go hard to the crease and stop. That's not
hockey
Cooper withdraws from Team USA
Houston Comets star
can't 'fully participate'
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.�Cynthia Cooper
withdrew from the USA Basketball Women's Olympic
team Monday because she is "unable to fully partici-
pate in the team's training program
The 36-year-old Cooper is a two-time Olympian
who helped the US win a gold medal in the 1988 Sum-
mer Games and two golds in World Championship play.
She also led the WNBA Houston Comets to three con-
secutive titles while earning league MVP honors twice.
j "It is with considerable regret that I must withdraw
from the women's senior national team Cooper said.
"The past several months have been very difficult for
me emotionally.
"1 understand the importance of the national team's-
training schedule and for the team to mesb together as
a unit for the upcoming Olympics. However, at this
time I am unable to participate in the team's training
and therefore feel I must excuse myself from the team
The team began training Sept. 7 and claimed team
titles at the 1999 U.S. Olympic Cup and the USA Bas-
ketball International Invitational.
It will play 12 games against top NCAA Division I
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Dallas receiver Michael Irvin injured his neck
and spinal cord in Philadelphia on Sunday and was
carried off the field in a stretcher, but he was able
to move his hands and feet.
Irvin was taken to a hospital, where tests showed
swelling in the spinal cord and a herniated disc.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who rode in the
ambulance with Irvin, refused to speculate about
the seriousness of the injury. The hospital didn't
release any information.
"I felt that he needed me, because I knew his
family would want me to be there to give them
information Jones said.
Another star receiver, Denver's Shannon Sharpe,
broke his left collarbone against Oakland. It wasn't
immediately known how long Sharpe would be
sidelined.
Irvin caught a short pass from Troy Aikman in
the first quarter, tried to shake a tackle from Bobby
Taylor and was hit on the head by safety Tim Hauck.
As Taylor tackled Irvin, Hauck's shoulder pad col-
lided with the side of Irvin's helmet, twisting his
head awkwardly as it hit the artificial turf.
Irvin was scheduled to spend the night in the
hospital, then return to Dallas on Jones' jet as early
as Monday. Cowboys doctor Robert Vandermeer
said the herniated disc probably was an old injury
that wasn't caused by the collision.
Irvin moved his fingers and appeared to be talk-
ing as he lay on his back for more than 10 min-
utes. He was fitted with a neck brace and loaded
onto a stretcher as his teammates circled in prayer
across the field.
Many fans at Veterans Stadium cheered when
they realized Irvin was down. Players on both sides
said they were disgusted.
"I know our fans pride themselves on being
tough, but that wasn't tough Eagles receiver
Charles Johnson said. "That was just plain igno-
rant
Dallas' Emmitt Smith said: "It disgusted me to
death. This is just a game. Life, paralyzation and
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Chicago quarterback Shane Matthews played
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The margin of victory was the
width of Brent Johnson's hand, but
it gave Ohio State coach John Coo-
per reason for hope.
"If we put it together, we can be
a good football team Cooper said
moments after Johnson blocked a
field goal in the final minute to pre-
serve the Buckeyes' 25-22 victory
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ness. This week Ohio State travels
to No. 2 Penn State. Subsequent
road trips come against Minnesota,
unbeaten Michigan State and
Michigan all of whom have better
records than the Buckeyes.
"I challenged the locker room
after the game Cooper said. "We
can't beat Penn State playing like we
did today, making mistakes. If we
put it together, I've seen enough of
this team to know we can be a good
football team
Ohio State (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten)
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But the 29-yard try by Travis
Dorsch was a low liner. Johnson,
who broke through the wall over
the middle of the line, batted the
ball down with his right hand as he
was falling to the soggy turf.
Dorsch said It was difficult to
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"Ifs hard to tell because every-
thing happened so fast he said.
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mon goal to make the kick and
it didn't happen
TWo plays later, with Ohio State
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11, quarterback Steve Bellisari
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Arizona in four games.
"Those guys never gave up
Atlanta's Brian Jordan said. "They
stuck together as a team and right
now they're on a high. We're on a
high, too, so it should be a great
series
The Braves are expected to stick
with the same rotation they used in
the opening round, which means
Greg Maddux (19-9) will start Game
1 Tuesday night at Turner Field.
Kevin Millwood (18-7), who had
a one-hitter and a save against the
Astros, will go in Game 2 Wednes-
day, followed by Tom G la vine (14-
11) and John Smoltz (11-8) when
the series shifts to Shea Stadium
next weekend.
After losing Game 1 in the best-
of-5 division series, the Braves won
three in a row over the Astros, in-
cluding a 12-inning, 5-3 victory Fri-
day that will be remembered for
years to come if Atlanta goes on to
claim its second World Series title
of the 1990s.
Houston was on the verge of
winning the pivotal third game,
loading the bases with no outs in
the 10th. But John Rocker escaped
the fam largely due to a brilliant
defensive play by shortstop Walt
Weiss and Jordan's two-out, two-run
double clinched the victory in the
12th.
Then again, the Braves have
been defying the odds all year. They
lost cleanup hitter Andres Galarraga
and closer Kerry Ugtenberg before
opening day, then overcame season-
ending injuries tojavy Lopez, Rudy
Seanez and Odalis Perez to win more
games than any team in baseball.
"This year is special said
Smoltz, who won the deciding game
against the Astros. "We won 103
games. There is no way we thought
we could go that. I can't tell you
how many times this season that I
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great car for anyone! $2500 neg. 412-
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DELL COMPUTER. 15' monitor, bw
printer. 425s, 33MHz, 4686KB mem-
ory free, word perfect 6.1, notion an-
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1235 or 252-728-7151 $400.
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1993 TOYOTA Celica ST Burgundy, ex-
cellent condition. 75 K miles. CD play-
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ic ac. Call Kim 830-3691.
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GOLF CLUBS, McGregor CG 1800 3-
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IT WORKS!
FOR SALE
LARGE HOME in Historic district one
block from ECU. Two story. 3 bedroom.
2 bath, nice yard. Need responsible
and neat tenants. Available November
1st or before $750mo plus security.
353-5310.
WALK TO ECU - 1 bedroom apt.
$295month. available now. 125 Avery
Street or 705 East First Street, near
campus. 758-6596.
1 BEDROOM apartment 3 blocks
from campus. $225 per month, pet
with fee. 830-9502. available imme-
diately.
3 BEDROOM. 1 bath duplex. 205
Stancil Drive. $500 a month. Call Grey
757-3300 before 5.
ROOMMATE WANTED
ROOMMATE WANTED to share a 2
bdr. apartment; $200mo cable, wa-
ter, sewer included. On ECU busline.
Laundry and pool on site. Call Renee
at 754-2719.
URGENT ROOMMATE needed, must
be at least a sophomore or junior.
Leave message on voicemail (252) 412-
1106.
SUBLEASE FULLY furnished apt. at
Pirate's Cove for Spring 2000. rent is
$375 per month includes utilities, ba-
sic cable, fully equipped kitchen and
washer and dryer. Move in Dec. 17 call
Aimee at 329-8758.
SUBLEASE AVAILABLE in 4bd. 3
ba. townhouse at Player's Club. $260
mo. negotiable 12 utilities. Female
preferred. Contact Amanda 439-1488.
PlMALE ROOMMATE needed to
sublease room in Wyndham court.
2nd floor with balcony $212.50 a
month. October paid for already, move
in ASAP. Call Kristin at 439-1410.
ROOMMATES NEEDED as soon as
possible. For inquiry contact Lael or
M at 215-0359.
ROOMMATE WANTED $225 own
-room plus 12 utilities, safe second
floor flood proof. 5 minutes walk from
�6CU. Call 752-4391 11-12 pmnight.
;Voicemail (917) 886-8599.
'MALE (CHRISTIAN) to share a four
bedroom apt. at Player's Club with 3
students. $260.00 321-8194 leave a
'message.
FEMALE ROOMMATE needed 10
miles from Greenville $200 per month
plus 12 utilities. Pets ok. fenced in
backyard. Call 757-3365.
SERVICES
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Break 2000. Cancun. Jamaica. For 10
years Class Travel International (CTI)
has distinguished itself as the most re-
liable student event and marketing or-
ganization in North America. Motivat-
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and earn over $10,000! Contact us to-
day for details! 800328-1509
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EARN $50.00 to $100.00 per hour
modeling and dancing for local adult
enteriinment agency. No experience
retired. Flexible work hours. Discre-
tion and confidentiality assured. 830-
0494.
WAL-MART is now hiring for several
job openings. We need cashiers, stack-
ers, cartpushers. and customer serv-
ice people. These positions start at
$6. and previous experience will be
taken into consideration: applications
can be picked up in Layaway. Inter-
views will be done on October 13. 14,
and 15. Please ask for Heather or
Scott.
FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES and
student groups: Earn $1000-2000
with easy CIS Fund Raiser event. No
sales required. Fund Raiser days are
filling up. so call today. Contact Ron 9
1-888-522-4350.
HELP WANTED
AAAI SPRING Break Spacialsl Baha-
mas Party Cruise 5 days $2791 In-
cludes most mealsl Awesome
beaches, nightlife! Panama City. Day-
tona. South Beach. Florida $129!
springbreaktravel.com 1-800-678-
6386
1986 VOLVO 240DL wagon. Good
condition, reliable, 6 -spd. For sale to
general public $1700. will sell to ECU
student for $1000. Call 353-5338.
VERSA-CUMBER, Summit 6100. vari-
able tension, electronic display, gym
quality. $125 321-4249. leave mes-
sage.
1997 SATURN 38k CDplayer Au-
tomatic well maintained service regu-
larly 11.564 great deal! Monthly pay-
ments $250 compared to dealers price
$15,500 757-1569.
A 1975 Volkswagen Beetle in excel-
lent condition. 2000 miles on a rebuilt
engine with new carburetor. Alterna-
tor, oil pump and fuel pump. New Du-
pont emron paint job in Red. All new
interior, headliner. seats, carpet, dash
and windows. All seals through out
the car are new. Brakes, tires wheel
cylinders, master cylinders. Heater
works, with new exhausts new wind-
shield motor and all electrical has been
reworked. A must see. Asking
3,500.00 with complete folder of Parts
warranty. Call 328-3209 ask for Pete
if no answer leave message.
AAAI CANCUN & Jamaica
SpringBreak Specials! 7 nights, air. ho-
tel, meals, drinks from $399! 1 of 6
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crease Stamina. Add Endurance. Re-
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alertness. Increase energy level 30
capsules only $13.00 call 758-7119.
DAPPER DANS
Retro Clothes
Vintage and Silver
Jewelry
and more cool stuff
417 Evans Street
Downtown
752-I750
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ENTERTAINERS NEEDED dancers
needed. Make over $1500 weekly.
Must have transportation, phone and
be DRUG FREE. Call 758-2737 for more
information.
$$MANAGE a business on your cam-
pus$$ Versity.com. an Internet note-
taking company is looking for an en-
trepreneurial student to run business
on your campus. Manage students,
make tons of money, excellent oppor-
tunity! Apply on-line at www.versi-
ty.com contact jobsOversity.com or
call 734-483-1600 ext. 888
SPRING BREAK reps needed to
promote campus trips. Earntravel
free! No cost. We train you. You work
on your own time. 1-800-367-1252 or
www.springbreakdirect com
LOOKING FOR 20 guys and gals for
local radio station phone promotion.
Earn $6 plus bonus per hour. Full and
part time, morning, day and evening
hours available. Near campus location
at 323 West 10th St. Suite 107 (in-
side Wilcar Executive Center) just
down the street from McDonalds and
Krispy Kreme. Apply ASAP in person
only 10am through 6pm (no calls
please).
DANCERS EXOTIC Legal lap danc-
ing $1000-$1500week. First in the
state. Show up ready 8pm. Sid's Show-
girls. Goldsboro
LOOKING FOR a female student for
cleaning and manhandling. Pay varies
for experience. Must have a French
maid's outfit. Call 752-9038. Must be
cute.
MAIL ROOM clerk needed: 3:30-
5:30pm. M-F. car needed, close to
campus, call 757-2110.
PART TIME jobs available. Joan's
Fashion, a local women's clothing store
is now filling part-time positions. Ap-
plicants must be available for Tuesday
afternoons, Thursday mornings and
or Thursday afternoons. The positions
are for between 7 and 20 hours per
week, depending on your schedule
and on business needs. The pay is
commensurate with your experience
and job performance and is supple-
mented by an employee discount. Ap-
ply in person to Store Manager, Joan's
Fashions, 423 S. Evans St Greenville
(Uptown Greenville).
BROWSE ICPT.COM Win a Free trip
for Springbreak 2000. All destina-
tions offered. Trip participants. Stud-
ent Orgs & Campus Sales Reps want-
ed. Fabulous parties, hotels & prices.
For reservations or rep registration Call
Inter-Campus Programs 800-327-6013.
YEAR 2000 internships "Don't get
a summer job run a summer
business" www.tuitionpaint-
�ra.com email: tuipaint@bell-
south.net 363-4831.
FRATERNITIES SORORITIES and
Student Groups: Earn $1,000-2.000
with easy CIS Fund Raiser event. No
sales required. Fund Raiser days are
filling up so call today. Contact Ron @
1-888-522-4350.
LOSERS WANTED! Need or want to
lose weight? Hottest guaranteed diet
in USA! Call 1-888-870-5032.
WORK AT Home. People needed to
help raise funds for Fire Departments
and Rescue Squads. Make up to $10
per hour plus bonuses. Must have per-
sonal computer. For info, call 1-800-
253-2638.
PERSONALS
Though recognizing budget challeng-
es of translation' dictionaries to in-
clude all wordsone wonders if this is
an abstract word toin parts of the
world. For inclusion in the New Year's
publication.a request for translation(s)
of WORLD PEACE will be forward-
ed to all UN ambassadors. Prosper n
Live Long. Tom Drew. PS. Those wish-
ing to assist, please write: Peace co
the Card Post. RO. Box 587 Goldsboro.
N.C. 27633.
GREEK PERSONALS
CONGRATULATIONS TO all the
new members of Delta Zeta Misty Ash.
Jessie, Bazik, Kelly Carroll. Kelley Ea-
son. Michelle Faison. Amanda Feath-
erston. Laura Flanagan. Lauren Hinkel.
Eaddy Howze, Jessica King. Jennifer
Kubal. Alison Law. Chrissy McAlpin.
Ashley Rawlings. Lindy Reimann. Sal-
lie Shephard. Jesica Swanstrom. Mag-
gie Swigart. Katie Winkle, Emily Weis-
man, Ashlee Witt, and Emily Yount.
Love the sisters of Delta Zeta!
THE NEW members and the sisters
of Delta Zeta would like to thank Kap-
pa Alpha for a great pref. night.
CONGRATULATIONS LEIGH Han-
cock on being elected junior class vice
president. Love your sisters of Alpha
Omicron Pi.
CONGRATULATIONS TO our newly
initiated sisters Cindy Anderson. Shan-
non Braden. Autumn Bullock. Carina
DiFore. Dana Dunn. Tasha Frisella. Jill
Hastings. Shannon Holder. Christians
Jarvis. Ashley Lawson, Candace Leg-
ette. Leslie Overton. Minda Phinney,
Grey Parrish. Katherine Scholwitz. Kelli
Quelet, Tyler Setmour. Kristen Thorton.
Karla Will. Hodges Willoughby. We
love you guys love your sisters of Al-
pha Omicron Pi.
WE LOVE THE OLDER SISTERS.
FROM THE NEW MEMBERS OF DEL-
TA ZETA.
ALPHA DELTA Pi what's more fun
than sunny weather, ball swinging, tail-
gating? Just ask Chi Omega! Thanks
girls for everything! Alpha Zeta Delta
your next; are you ready?
PANHELLENIC COUNCIL would like
to congratulate these sisters of the
week. Alpha Delta Pi- Katie Williams.
Alpha Phi- Mary Conway. Alpha Xi Del-
ta- Flood Victims, Alpha Omecron Pi-
Jackie Hoas, Gamma Sigma Sigma-
Jenny Love, Pi Delta- Tori Johnson. Sig-
ma Sigma Sigma- Michelle Page. Del-
ta Zeta- Kathleen Wickersty. Zeta Tau
Alpha- Whitney Farmer. Chi Omega-
Flood Victims.
CONGRATULATIONS ON your flag
football win. love your sisters of Alpha
Omicron Pi.
ORDER OF Omega is accepting ap-
plications for membership. Available
to all sophomore, junior and senior fra-
ternity or sorority members with a 3.0
GPA or better. For more info call Alli-
son at 758-5245. Deadline is Oct. 12.
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FOUND: FEMALE black lab mix with
purple collar. Please call 551-3229
ASAP.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
PERSONALS
THE CARDPOST. Report 341. Rays
Inn. To progress in addressing the men-
tal-healthsuicide crisisvia studying
all philosophies & religionssought
'open discussion' with 2. The 1st has
no 'open discussion though 'private
one to one study The 2nd has no
open discussion. & is reluctant to ad-
dress the matter further. To advance
& avoid the 'blind man & the elephant'
challenge of translating another's be-
liefsunderstanding another ap-
proach is necessary. For a special New
Year's publication will welcome all
listed in the GoldsboroWayne Co. Yel-
low Pages & all others aware via this
reportto share their definitions of
WORLD PEACE' in all languagesone
significant experience is it's absence
in several 'translation' dictionaries.
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COPING WITH Grief and Loss: This
group is designed to provide support
to students who have experienced the
death of a loved one. If you are inter-
ested, please contact the center at
328-6661. This group meets Mondays
at 3:30.
MANAGING YOUR money: Learn ef-
fective ways of balancing your fitness
while in college. The Center for Coun-
seling and Student Development is of-
fering the following workshop on
Thursday October 14. 1:30. If you are
interested in this workshop please con-
tact the Center at 328-6661.
TOUR THE ECU School of Medicine
with Alpha Epsilon Delta, the Pre-Med-
ical Honors Society. Tues Oct. 12.
7pm. Meet outside the Brody Build-
ing (Medical School Bldg.) Will also
talk about the Academic Support and
Counseling Center.
MERCHANTS MILL Pond. Come en-
joy the beauty of this northern State
Park and experience an easy day of
paddling in and among the cypress on
Oct.30 Wildlife are abundant so bring
your camera. It's a great Saturday trip.
The cost is $20mem-$30non-mem
and the Registration Deadline is
Oct.20. 5pm. For more information
please call 328-6387.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
BLOOD DRIVE, Wed. Oct. 13 1999.
noon-6pm in Mendenhall Student Cen-
ter. Sponsored by the Panhellenic
Council.
CHOOSING A Major and a Career: A
one-session workshop that helps you
explore your interests, values, abilities
and personality and find out which oc-
cupations match well with you. The
Center for Counseling and Student De-
velopment is now offering this work-
shop on Tuesday October 12 at 3:30-
5. Contact the Center at 328-661 if you
are interested.
WHIFFLEBALL REGISTRATION
meeting. Anyone interested in playing
intramurals whiffleball must attend the
registration meeting on Tuesday Oct.
12 5pm in MSC Multi-Purpose Room.
For more information please call 6387-
ADVANCED CUMBING Session. In-
crease your knowledge of climbing skill
at the SRC wall. Set your own pace
and decide what you want to learn .
Classes in movement, route choice,
lead climbing, anchor systems and eth-
ics are all just a few of the possibili-
ties. Sessions are on Tuesday nights
Oct.26-Nov.30. 7pm-8pm. Cost is
$ 15mem-$25non-meme and the
Registration Deadline is Oct. 19. For
more information please call 328-6387.
JOIN THIS mid-semester motivator as
adult students share how they are mak-
ing it as parent, spouse, student and
employee. Attend "Lessons for Suc-
cess & Survival as an Adult Student'
Wednesday. October 20 noon-1pm in
room 312 Wright. Bring a lunch and
bring a friend, call 6881 or 6661
for more information.
UNIVERSITY STUDENT Marshals
students interested in serving as a Uni-
versity Marshal for the 1999 Fall Com-
mencement may obtain an application
from Room A-16 Minges. Students
must be classified as a junior by the
end of Spring semester 1999 and have
a 3.0 GPA to be eligible. Return com-
pleted application to Carol-Ann Tuck-
er. Advisor. A-16 Minges by Oct.29.
For more information call 328-4661.
!F YOU wish to apply for fall 2000
nursing courses, application date is ex-
tended to December 1. 1999. Appli
cations for spring 2001 will not be due
until July 1. 2000 as previously sched-
uled.
IF YOU applied for spring 2000 nurs-
ing classes, the notification letters are
delayed due to the obvious reason. We
are making every effort to mail notifi-
cation letters by October 15. Please
be patient.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
LIFEGUARD TRAINING! BECC
American Red Cross Lifeguard certi-
fied through this program on Oct .264
Nov.20 CPR is included with thi
course. Class meets 6pm-9pm on!
Tues Thurs and Sat. and the costj
$110mem-$130non-mem. Regis
tion Deadline is Oct .22 Refined 9
ming skills are necessary and the f
ticipant must be at least 15 year j
age. For more information please i
328-6387.
STRESS MANAGEMENT: A
sion workshop to help you explore t
causes of stress and the effect'
stress has on you. The Center for Co
seling and Student Development is (
fering the following workshop
Thursday October 14, 3:30. If you I
interested please contact the Cent
at 328-6661.
TEST ANXIETY: Wednesday at 3
October 13. The Center for Count
ing and Student Development is
ing the following workshop. If you i
interested in this program contact I
Center at 328-6661.
WIFFLEBALL REGISTRATION
yone interested in playing intramural
wiffleball must attend the registration
meeting on Tuesday Oct. 12 at 5pm
in MSC multi-purpose room. Men's.
Women's and Co-ed teams are wel-
come. For more information please
call 328-6387.
1-
DAY HIKE at Raven Rock State Park.
Expect easy to moderate hiking on this
beautiful local day trip. Join us for b
day of exploration on Oct 24 The coft
is �lbmem-$20non-mem. Registra-
tion Deadline is Oct. 13.5pm. For more
information please call 328-6387.

EAST CAROLINA Communication
Organization. Next meeting will be
Thurs Oct. 14 9 6:30pm in GCB 10J9.
Will be planning Fall trip-please bring
$10 for dues.
STUDENTS. LOOKING FOR A 1
GREAT JOB ON CAMPUS? i
CAMPUS DINING IS RECRUITING I
CASHIERS, GRILL COOKS, DISHWASH-?
ERS, AND WAITSTAFF. ENJOY FREE 1
MEALS AND CONVENIENT SCHEDUL-1
ING AROUND YOUR CLASSES. MUST i
BE FRIENDLY AND DEPENDABLE. IF i
THIS IS YOU. BRING COMPLETE WORK i
HISTORY & APPLY AT MENDENHALL 1
STUDENT CTR-ECU FROM 9AM-4-PM
M-F. COMPETITIVE PAYS BENEFITS!
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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YOU'RE LOOKING IN THE RIGHT PLACE!
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classifieds
OPEN LINE AD RATE$4.00
for 25 or fewer words
additional words 5P each
STUDENT LINE AD RATE$2.00
for 25 or fewer words
additional words 5C each
Must present a valid ECU I.D. to qualify. The East Carolinian
reserves the right to refuse fhis rate for any ad deemed to be
non-student or business related.
CLASSIFIED AD EXTRAS RATE . . .$1.00
add to above fine rate for either BOLD or
ALL CAPS type.
.All classified ads placed by individuals or campus
groups must be prepaid. Classified ads placed by a
business must be prepaid unless credit has been
established. Cancelled ads can be removed from the
paper if notification is made before the deadline, but
no cash refunds are given. No proofs or tearsheets
are available. The Personals section of the classi-
fieds is intended for non-commercial communication
placed by individuals or campus groups. Business
ads will not be placed in this section.
All Personals are subject to editing for indecent or
inflammatory language as determined by the edi-
tors.
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Health Tips for Healthy U getorgand
As we all try to get back into the swing of things after Floyd's Fury, there are
many questions concerning our health that come to mind. Do I need a Typhoid
shot? What about all of those mosquitoes that have to be carrying diseases.
And that smell in the flooded areas-my gosh, I'm gonna catch something, I just
know it.
To help ease your minds, and to answer some of the health concernsthe list
below identifies issues concerning U and Your Health:
A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK: An updated Tetanus shot (within the past 5-10
years) is the only vaccine that has been recommended at this time. There is no
need to perform widespread immunization on Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, nor
Typhoid. INFECTIOUS DISEASES ARE RARE FOLLOWING FLOODS!
BUG OFF: To protect yourself from mosquitoes, USE INSECT REPELLENT.
Mosquitoes that can carry serious illness such as encephalititis were not identi-
fied in this area prior to the flood, and the flood is no reason to signify the preva-
lence of this now.
S-T-A-N-K-Y: You have to admit that it does smell like Peppy la Pew in some
parts of Greenville. The smell is unpleasant only to your nose. You cannot pick
up an illness from inhaling smelly fumes. However, if you are someone that has
allergies, the mold and mildew may be a problem for you.
CLEAN UP: If you must go back into floodedmuddy areas, be sure to take pre-
cautions and wear long sleeved clothing, wear plasticrubber on your feet and
hands, and use a stick to make your way through the mud and water. Also, be
sure to take a buddy with you, and do not go into the flooded areas with sores or
open wounds.
If you find yourself wondering if a health related concern is myth or fact, be sure
to call your Student Health Service at 328-6841 to get the answers you may
need!
Flood Survival Strategies
Signs of stress
� Sleeplessness
� Loss of Appetite or over eating
� Irritability
� Overreacting to friends and family
� Rapid Heartbeat
� Sweating
Ways to take care of yourself
� Exercise regularly
� Keep regular sleep hours
� Use relaxation exercises before bedtime:
music, muscle relaxation
� Keep lighting low before bedtime
� Be sure to eat regular meals through university
dining or other sources
� Eat balanced meals, don't forget fruit and vegeta-
bles
� Avoid sweets, alcohol and other mood altering substances
� Talk to people about thoughts and feelings
� Pay attention to level of stress, take breaks
� Ask for help or resources when you need it
� Find others to talk with
� Express feelings through writing or physical activity
If you have lost class notes be sure to contact professors or fellow students to
replace them.
Reconstruct your calendar including dates of tests and assignments.
Contact the Flood Resource Center or bookstore to replace lost textbooks.
If your living arrangements have changed, decide on a consistent distraction-free
place to study.
Be sure to find out about changes in test dates and assignments from each class.
REVIEW
You may not have had the time, resources, or inclination to study while school was
not in session.
Reviewing the notes, readings and other class material will help you to focus.
CONCENTRATING
If personal issues are keeping you from concentrating, try do the following:
Make a list of tasks so that your mind can be free to study.
Ask yourself the question "Can I do anything about this problem right now?"
If the answer is yes, than DO IT!
If the answer is no, set it aside and focus on what you can controlYOUR ACADE-
MIC PROGRESS!
Spend a few minutes' daily journalizing feelings and thoughts about what has hap-
pened in your life.
Exercise, talk to friends, and find support wherever you can.
If the above does not work, call the Center for Counseling and Student Development
at 328-6661 for more specific help.

Breast Cancer Awareness
Student Health Services is promoting Breast Cancer Awareness in the week of
October 11-15. Booths will be located around campus with information about breast
cancer and testicular cancer for students. Students wishing to volunteer to staff
booths can call our office at 328-6794.
Facts
Every three minutes, a woman in America is diagnosed with breast cancer.
Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and
the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American women.
Risk Factors:
Personal history of a prior breast cancer evidence of a specific
genetic change that increases susceptibility to breast cancer.
Mother, sister, daughter, or two or more close relatives, such as
cousins, with a history of breast cancer (especially if diagnosed at a young
age).
A diagnosis of a breast condition (i.e atypical hyperplasia)
that may predispose a woman to breast cancer, or a history of two or more
breast biopsies for benign breast disease.
I
It is recommended that all women perform a Breast Self-Exam (BSE) once a month
(week after menstration). For more information or a free clinical breast exam, stu-
dents can call SHS for an appointment


Title
The East Carolinian, October 12, 1999
Description
East Carolina's student-run campus newspaper was first published in 1923 as the East Carolina Teachers College News (1923-1925). It has been re-named as The Teco Echo (1925, 1926-1952), East Carolinian (1952-1969), Fountainhead (1969-1979), and The East Carolinian (1969, 1979-present). It includes local, state, national, and international stories with a focus on campus events.
Date
October 12, 1999
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UA50.05.06.02.1359
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Spatial
Location of Original
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