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TAILGAT1NG FUN
pg-6
Students continue long tradition of
football game festivities
67 days to go until 2000
NEWS BRIEFS
The Spring Registration Catalog will be
available starting tomorrow. Registration times
and places are included in the catalog.
Student Health Services will be holding a
Hepatitis B AwarenessVaccine Day at the
Wright Place tomorrow 9 a.m4 p.m. The cost
of the vaccination is $20 per injection (there
are three) or $10 per adolescent injections (all
three injections having been received before
age 20).
Career Focus Day will be held on the
Wright Plaza outside the student store tomor-
row 11 a.ml p.m. Representatives from aca-
demic departments and professional schools
will offer advice and answer questions about
the career opportunities available through
their programs. The rain site is 105 and 106
Rawl.
The water on campus, although discolored,
is safe to consume. Greenville Utilities has of-
fered the following explanation of why the
water is discolored.
Manganese is a naturally occurring min-
eral in river water. The state requires monitor-
ing of manganese, but it does not pose any
health risks or affect the safety of the drinking
water. It is primarily an aesthetic concern as
elevated levels cause discoloration of the wa-
ter.
The standard level of manganese is .05mg
1. Our finished water currently has around a-
.10 mg1 concentration, giving it its yellow-
ish-brown appearance. When washing whites,
do not add bleach, as this will stain clothes
even more.
The high levels on manganese are a result
of the recent flooding. Essentially, the water-
shed was flushed out, which raised levels of
the the element. However, levels are beginning
to decrease and clearer water should be in the
distribution system over the next few days.
According to the Employment Security
Commission (ESC) of NC, our state's season-
ally adjusted unemployment rate fell in Sep-
tember to 3.1 percent, down from 3.3 percent
in August. Our unemployment rate remains
below the U.S. rate, which is 4.2 percent. The
.ESC expects unemployment levels in Eastern
J4C to climb due to the effects of Hurricane
Floyd.
The Travel-Adventure Film Series will
present "Inside Switzerland" today at 4 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m. in Hendrix Theatre. This visit
to Switzerland offers a view of the country's
mountain scenery, legendary wines, foods and
a view of the world's most sophisticated trans-
portation system. A theme dinner featuring
tantalizing menus, costumed servers and an
authentic buffet will be offered at 6 p.m.in the
Great Room, of Mendenhall Student Center.
For ticket information contact the Central
Ticket Office at 328-4788 or 1-800-ECU-ARTS.
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PIRATES AT HIGH TIDE pg 9
Homecoming game tears
up Tulane,52-7
TUESDAY. OCTOBER 26. 1999
TODAY'S WEATHER
Sunny, high of 71
and a low of 45
Alcohol Awareness
Week kicks off
Pirates celebrate 63 years
Organizers share facts
about effects, laws
Terra Steinbeiser
ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR
term effects and really look at the
whole picture
Awareness week activities will
include demonstrations by the
state police displaying the (blood
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Alcohol abuse can become a problem for students. (Photo by Emily
Richardson)
With the excitement of Hal-
loween and its accompanying
parties just around the corner,
Alcohol Awareness Week hopes
to remind students to take re-
sponsibility for their actions and
to use good judgment while
drinking.
"Stand Up and Be Counted"
is the national theme for Alco-
hol Awareness Week, which be-
gan Monday and continues un-
til Halloween. Organizers want
to encourage students to fight
the negative stereotypes of col-
lege drinking behavior and to
alcohol testing) BAT-mobile,
"Liver Day" on Wednesday at the
Student Health Center where
Hepatitis B shots will be offered
at a reduced rate. There will also
be a CD-ROM program titled "Al-
cohol 101" that students can ex-
perience at all campus computer
labs and an information table
will be set up in Wright Plaza on
Thursday to answer questions
about alcohol,
"We basically want students
to know that there are other ways
of coping with the craziness of
college other than drinking said
leadhealrhfllfesfyles free from Dr. Betty ffaub, assistant dean
the abuse of alcohol.
"Students need to be edu-
cated comprehensively on the ef-
fects of alcohol said Heather
Zophy, health educator. "They
need to know about the long
Fire ant menace combatted by
vaccine(photo by Emily Richardson).
Professor
fire ant
Allergic reactions to the
pests'bites vary
Carolyn Herold
STAFF WRITER
A new vaccine is being devel-
oped at the School of Medicine
to help combat fire ant stings.
With the recent flooding, the
population of fire ants in eastern
NC has increased. Dr. Donald
Hoffman, a professor of pathol-
ogy and laboratory medicine at
the School of Medicine, has
found the molecular structure of
fire ant venom proteins that
cause allergic reactions in some
people.
According to Hoffman, the
vaccine consists of ground-up
ants which are then injected into
a patient.
Hoffman found an important
compound in the venom and
developed a method to deter-
mine those compounds in every
vaccine of venom. This ant
venom is composed of four pro-
develops
vaccine
teins. Virtually nothing is
known about a few of these pro-
teins, which makes Hoffman's
research more relevant.
The material in the venom
that causes red bumps in hu-
mans is an alkaloid (alkaloids
are metals). Since alkaloids do
not dissolve in water, they cause
white blood cells to migrate to
the site of the sting, thereby
causing a bump.
"The vaccine is only for
those persons who have a
known allergic reaction to the
fire ant stings Hoffman said.
"The vaccine lessens the reac-
tion to the sting and is 95-98
percent effective
According to the Emergency
Medical Book, the fire ant sting
is produced when the fire ant
pinches a section of a person's
skin, and then pivots its body
around, stinging the victim with
its ovipositor (stinger "tail").
Sting reactions can be swell-
ing, redness and itching, and, in
,
V
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bf Student Development and di-
rector of Health Promotions. "In
my 17 years of teaching at the
university, I've seen many stu-
dents turn into alcoholics be-
cause they don't recognize the
problem. We're doing our best to
preveSjNACOHOL, page 2
.
Homecoming King Eric Gabriel and Queen Mindy Walker were crowned
during the halftime celebration at Harrington field on Saturday. The Marching
Pirates rocked the stadium with the help of 38,000 screaming fans.(photo
by Emily Richardson).
Students swim
to learn, help others
New course offers
valuable teaching tool
Carolyn Herold
STAFF WRITER
Eighteen students jump into
the pool at Pitt County Memo-
rial HOfpifal every Wednesday
night and get credit for taking
EXSS 5904.
Of course, there is a little
more to the "Recreational,
Physical and Adaptive Physical
Education" course than just get-
ting wet.
This class, in its first year at
ECU, is an aquatics therapy pro-
gram. It focuses on recreational
physical and occupational stud-
ies and adaptive physical edu-
cation, which teaches students
in the occupational therapist
field how to rehabilitate pa-
tients in a pool.
The class was created by
Donna Mooneyham, aquatic
therapy coordinator, who has
been working in the occupa-
tional therapy field for 10 years.
She has tried to get this course
operational for five years.
Mooneyham said she is quite
pleased with the support the
class has received ftojn students
and faculty alike, she has 18 stu-
dents enrolled and was expect-
ing only a handful. They will be
taking two field trips this semes-
ter to the hospital pools in
Kinston and Tarboro.
Mooneyham said that these trips
will familiarize students with
working in a smaller pool setting.
Her goals for this course are
to provide an affordable class
that is curriculum-based and
teaches students the background
and techniques used in adaptive
aquatics. She also hopes that this
experience will make students
more attractive to businesses in
the rehabilitation field.
"This is a very hands-on
class Mooneyham said. "I think
the skills the students will leave
with will make them more mar-
ketable. If you look at 50 people
withj degrees, and one has a spe-
cialty degree, it ups the value.
This class is wonderful because
it not only teaches technique, it
provides hands-on experience
The course is offered to
graduate students by teacher per-
mission. Several people from the
community are also enrolled in
the class. It is held at Pitt County
Memorial Hospital's pool at the
Regional Rehabilitation Building,
which is the largest in NC,
Wedsesday nights from 6:30
p.m9:30 p.m.
Students taking the class say
they love it.
"We learn things here that we
won't just go out and forget
said Lakenya Gibbs, graduate stu-
dent.
They feel it is fun and a ben-
efit to their education. They like
the warmth of the pool (94 de-
grees) and the hands-on experi-
ence the class gives them.
"The advantages to the clasi
are we get to leam hands-on in
the pool said Elaine Adams, a
non-student who works at Beau-
fort County Hospital In the
physical therapy unit. "It teaches
you something here that you can
take elsewhere when you're fin-
ished
"It's fun. We have a good
teacher said Mike Donovan,
graduate student.
This writer can be contacted at
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Dole misses opportunities; ALCOHOL
drops out
from page 1
Elizabeth Dole, standing next to her
husband former Sen. Dole, bows out of
the 2000 election (AP photo).
WASHINGTON (AP)�Not too
long ago, Elizabeth Dole looked de-
lightedly at the networks she'd built
in Iowa, New Hampshire and other
early primary states. "We're going
to have everything in place by
Christmas. We're in really good
shape she thought.
That was then. After recalling
this once-sunny outlook Wednes-
day, Dole folded her presidential
campaign, saying it was futile to
continue.
She started out in February, a
political celebrity, hot on George W.
Bush's heels and basking in public
fascination with the possibility that
a woman could become president.
But the story from there is a tale
of missed opportunities.
Dole blamed the Texas
governor's "preexisting network of
political supporters built "quietly
but effectively" from his office, start-
ing in 1996, while she was at the
American Red Cross meticulously
guarding the organization's nonpar-
tisan status.
Bush's bandwagon�he's raised
a historic $57 million�crippled her
fund raising, said Dole, who none-
theless accepted that she stepped
onto the campaign trail as an un-
prepared first-time candidate with-
out even a staff in place.
Asked what she'd do differently,
Dole offered a singular prescription:
"Leave the Red Cross earlier
But Republican strategist Mary
Matalin, a Bush ally, scoffed,
"What's the implication? That she
didn't have a network? That's ridicu-
lous, the wife of a former senator
Bob Dole also had sought the
GOP presidential nomination three
times.
A nontraditional campaign was
Dole's stated aim. In practice, how-
ever, that meant a campaign so po-
lite and cautious and deliberative
that it plodded itself underfoot of
this year's juggernaut through a
compressed primary season.
Over the summer. Dole essen-
tially put fund raising on hold while
she furiously concentrated her leg-
work in Iowa, where her strategy for
pulling off an impressive finish in
an August straw poll was to person-
ally invite each of the 3,410 Iowans
who turned out to vote for her.
After a couple of victorious tele-
vision interviews Dole retreated
with her husband for a week's vaca-
tion in New Hampshire. Aides said
at the time they didn't have the
heart to deny the tired candidate
time off.
"When the Iowa straw poll took
place, it was expected maybe that
this would translate into money
Dole said. "What it translated into
was a lot of strong organizations
But they were no good without
the fund raising. "You can't starve
an army, organizations need sup-
port said Dole's pollster, Linda
DiVall.
Dole tried to make up for lost
time by scurrying to dozens of
events around the country in Sep-
tember, but they were mostly draw-
ing women. And the vast majority
of women political contributors�
about 75 percent�give under $200
apiece.
feature fortune tellers, a pump-
kin carving contest, free bowling,
billiards and other activities. The
festivities will take place from 9
p.m2 a.m. at Mendenhall Student
Center.
"The Wall where students can
leave a message about how alcohol
has affected their lives, and "The
Wall of Remembrance where the
names of people who's lives have
been lost to alcohol, will not be
present at this year's awareness ac-
tivities because of lost planning days
due to the hurricane.
According to Sergeant Stephanie
Griffin of the ECU Police Depart-
ment, of all of the campus appear-
ance tickets written in the last
month, 23 have been for alcohol
violations. State citations, totaling
17, were also written.
"Almost all the assaults or de-
struction of property that happen
on campus are alcohol related
Griffin said. "It's the one common
denominator
Of particular interest to many
students are the new state laws re-
garding the purchasing, possessing,
selling and giving of alcoholic bev-
erages.
The first of these new laws,
passed earlier this year in the state
House of Representatives, reads that
anyone aged 19 or 20 who pur-
chases or possesses an alcoholic bev-
erage is guilty of a Class 3 misde-
meanor. The maximum punish-
ment for a Class 3 misdemeanor is
a fine or imprisonment for no more
than 30 days.
The other two laws, passed in
the state deal with those of legal
drinking age. The penalty for any-
one who sells or gives alcoholic bev-
erages to anyone under the age of
21 has been increased to a Class 1
misdemeanor, for which the maxi-
mum punishment is more than six
months imprisonment.
If the court does not impose ac-
tive jail time, the convicted person
must pay a $500 fine and perform a
minimum of 25 hours of commu-
nity service. The penalty has also
been increased to a Class 1 misde-
meanor for any person over 21 who
is caught aiding and abetting under-
age persons in obtaining alcoholic
beverages.
This writer can be contacted at
tsteinbeiser@5tudentmeclia.ecu.edu
CRIME SCENE
October 20
Hit & Run�A staff member reported that an unknown person
struck a state vehicle while it was parked west of the Maintenance
Warehouse.
Assault�A student reported that she was assaulted on Oct. 12 south
of the Speight Building by another student, who was arrested on Oct.
20 for the incident.
Damage to Personal Property�A student reported that the passen-
ger window of his vehicle was broken while parked south of Scott
Hall. Nothing was reported as missing.
Larceny�A student reported that someone had taken a scarf she
left in Jenkins Art Building.
Larceny�A student reported that his rear license plate was stolen
while his car was parked in the Second and Reade Street lot.
Larceny�A student reported that her bike was stolen from the
rack east of Tyler Hall.
Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of
Weapon on Campus�Six students were issued campus appearance tick-
ets for using marijuana after an officer responded to a CSA violation
in Garrett Hall. Three of those students were also given state citations
for possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. The
seized items are being sent to SBI for analysis. Two pockets knives
and a BB gun were also discovered in the search.
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ECU's 8th Annual
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Presentations Include:
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October 28,1999
10:00am-3:00pm
presents
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Academic Library Service
Janice Lewis, Pamela Burton and Stacy Bowers - Academic Library Services: Your Partner in Innovative Instruction
Anatomy and Medical Biochemistry
Kari Mills. Dr. Donald Fletcher. Dr. Richard Marks and Dr. Jack Brinn - Using Blackboard to deliver Medical School cur-
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CIS
Abe Sinaletarv and David Cottle - SMS: MS Windows based application designed to centrally manage, support and main-
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CIS
Clav Hallock and Robert Elliott - Distribute Y2K update CD or Zip disks, in a place of a blank CD-R or Zip disk
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Freda Pollard and Steven Forehand - ECU Student Desktop: View University records, register for class, change address,
textbook information on the web
CIS
Gloria Schwartz. Monica Moore and Shannon Lee - IT Support Senices: How to access client services on the web to
enter a service call, check service call status and information on services provided
College of Arts and Sciences
Laurie Godwin and Phil Hulsev - ECU's Virtual Environment for learning
Construction Management
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Foreign Language
Nancv Mavberrv - Web-based foreign language learning
Family Medicine
Annette Greer. Bonita Harriett and Maria Clav - Community-based interdisciplinary training for health science students
Housing
Aaron Lucier and Rich Binaaman - RezNet: Serving on-campus students with internet and technology resources
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Chris Brueckner, Matt Long and Kari Mills - Demonstration of Blackboard Course Info.
Library and Information Studies
Dr. Veronica Pantelidis, Dr. Larry Auld and Cheryl Nelson - Demonstration of Undergraduate and graduate virtual reality
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Materials Management
Debbie Tvndall and Hilda Campbell - Use of Materials management web site; Accessing State Term Contract
Music
Rodney Schmidt Richard Ramirez. Brad Williams and Joel Tucker - Internet delivery of music content for instruction
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ODK Honor Society.
Old Business: President Cliff Webster reported that
the university is still recovering frorn flood. The Gen-
eral Classroom Building currently has phone problems.
New Business: President Webster reported on
Homecoming. This is the first year that the SGA has
participated in the banner and skit competition.
Also reported is that the Athletic Department is
planning to raise student fees $15; Vice President John
Meriac promised to fight this.
The SGA then watched skit shows from Homecom-
ing week.
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Anna Castillo was screened and accepted into the
SGA.
It was announced there will be a memorial ser-
vice for Aaron Child, the ECU freshman who was
killed during the flood, at 3 p.m. on Wednesday in
Hendrix Theatre.
It was reported this past weekend that a student
passed away; details were unclear.
Halloween report: Midnight Madness will be held
from 9 p.m2 a.m. on Sunday in Mendenhall Stu-
dent Center. Roads will be closed on Halloween.
Announcements: The Traffic and Parking Gpm-
mittee will meet Nov. 18 in Room 14 in Mendenhall.
Meeting Adjourned.
He said the Dali Lama "answered
very positively, and gave the
money to the University Commit-
tee for the Trans-regional Interdis-
ciplinary Study of Tibet and the
Himalayas.
He added that the money comet
from the Dali Lama's personal funcj
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baits Uzzell said. The types of
bait that work best on fire ants is a
soybean based bait. Their favorite
foods are things that are oily in tex-
ture. The bait should be placed
down on a warm, sunny day. The
bait contains a small amount of in-
secticide that gets distributed
through the colony to the queen.
When the queen dies, the rest of the
colony soon follows. The bait is
simple to put out, inexpensive and
lasts for a long time.
"The ants' own diligence is their
undoing Uzzell said.
To differentiate fire ants from
other varieties of ants look for two
little bumps, measuring about 2-4
millimeters long, between the ant's
thorax and abdomen. These ants
possess the most potent allergen
that is known. They inject one
nanogram of their venom into their
victims. In areas of infestation in
Texas, the wildlife population has
been decreased by about 90 percent.
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guest (high school or older), but must obtain a
guest pass prior to the event. Guest passes will be available at Midnight Madness from
available October 25-29 at the Central Ticket Office 11 p.m. - Midnight. Prop kits will be
in MSC from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the Todd provirJed; no Other propS allowed.
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p.m. On Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 30-31), passes
will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the
Student Recreation Center.
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Trump, Buchanan leave
GOP to join Reform Party
WASHINGTON (AP)�With a
pledge to shake up American poli-
tics, presidential candidate Pat
Buchanan announced that he's
bolting the Republican Party to
seek the Reform Party nomination.
"We are in this race to win he told
supporters.
"I must leave the party that has
long been my home�with regret
but no rancor�because the Wash-
ington elite of the GOP has left me
and the principles for which I have
toiled and fought for 40 years
Buchanan said in a fund-raising let-
ter obtained by The Associated
Press.
Buchanan, the conservative
commentator whose insurgent
campaigns hobbled Republican
front-runners in 1992 and 1996,
announced his intentions on Mon-
day in suburban Virginia. His GOP
presidential campaign never broke
out of the single digits in polls, and
he had trouble raising money.
Buchanan would not be assured
of winning the Reform Party nomi-
nation and would be a longshot in
the general election, although
Democratic
and Repub-
lican opera-
tives say he
could win
enough
votes to
make a
' mark on the
2000 elec-
tions.
He be-
gan consid-
ering a
third-party
bid after Texas Gov. George W. Bush
secured early dominance over GOP
money, endorsements and poll rat-
ings. A second-tier finish in a high-
profile August straw poll in Iowa
sealed his fate.
Buchanan complained the
nomination was rigged in favor of
Bush, a candidate he thinks is too
moderate.
He plans to take his potent mix
of anti-trade populism and anti-
abortion conservatism to the party
founded by Ross Perot and "build a
mighty, unprecedented coalition of
Americans all across party lines
Buchanan said in the letter mailed
to backers late last week. '
"I will officially leave the Re
publican presidential campaign,
and announce I am a candidate for:
the 2000 presidential nomination'
of the Reform Party he wrote, i
A potential rival, New York ty-
coon Donald Trump, was changing
his party allegiance from Republic,
can to Reform Party today. He!
called Buchanan "a Hitler lover" on"
Sunday, and said he would decide:
early next year whether to seek the
White House.
It could be a crowded field.
Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura
the Reform Party's highest-ranking'
elected official, appears to be recon-i
sidering his promise not to seek the
presidency in 2000.
"I know I should be the candi-
date. But what do I do? I'm between
a rock and a hard place he was
quoted as saying in The New York.
Times magazine. '
Buchanan is the sixth person to'
quit the GOP nomination race
leaving Bush and five others in the,
field.
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Every game ECU plays in each
sport is a key factor for recruiting,
recognition and respect. Remember
that you and I, the student and the
fan, are more than mere specta-
tors-we are a reflection of how
seriously this school takes its
athletics.
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We would like to congratulate our football team on its rousing 52-7
victory over the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday. The Pirates turned in
one of its best showings of the season, proving to many fans and experts
all over the country that this team is a major threat, capable of beating
any team in the nation. 35,000 students, alumni and fans braved the
chilly wind to support our team, but too many seats went unfilled.
While we realize that this is by no means a show of a lack of faith in our
football team, we think it's an affirmation in the belief that we would win
easily, and we sincerely hope that this is not the beginning of a trend.
With ECU athletics on the cusp of achieving big-time national recogni-
tion, it is important that now�more than ever�we show our school spirit.
This extends even past our football program and into other sports as
well. With ECU entering Conference USA as a full member in the fall of
2001, our athletic department faces the challenge of improved oppo-
nents on a national level.
Many of our teams are entering their upcoming seasons with a chance
for title contentions, so it is an exciting time to be involved with ECU
athletics.
Our basketball team faces perhaps one of their biggest seasons ever as
it prepares to take the program to the next level of competition. With the
addition of new Head Coach Bill Herrion the team should show vast im-
provement and contend for the CAA title. Women's basketball Head Coach
Dee Gibson will lead our team for her second season into a stretch ripe
with opportunity.
Our baseball team ran away with the CAA title and gained national
ranking last year, but will need our support to continue to grow.
Every game ECU plays in each sport is a key factor for recruiting, rec-
ognition and respect. Remember that you and I, the student and the fan,
are more than mere spectators�we are a reflection of how seriously this
school takes its athletics.
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OPINION COLUMN
Everyone should use same language
OPINION COLUMN
Senate rejects Test Ban Treaty
Marvelle Sullivan
OPINION COLUMNIST
Last week, the Senate, in a 51 to
48 vote, rejected the controversial
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
(CTB). This treaty Is designed to
curb the development of nuclear
weapons by banning all nuclear test
explosions worldwide.
To accomplish this, the plan in-
cludes the formation of networks to
detect explosions, agencies to in-
spect suspicious activity, and noti-
fication requirements for any
chemical explosions. The 1996
treaty is contingent on the ratifica-
tion by 44 specific countries, and to
date, only 26 have In fact approved
the CTB measures. The United
States' rejection last Tuesday, led by
Republicans, caused a domestic and
International uproar.
The treaty's proponents, who
include Democrats and many for-
eign governments, view the CTB as
a means to the end of nuclear weap-
onry and warfare. They believe it
will decrease and eventually elimi-
nate nuclear proliferation, and more
Importantly, that it is the United
States duty to lead this ambitious
mission.
Clinton, an avid supporter (who
probably wants his name associated
with this in the history books), was
angered by the Senate's decision. He
blamed partisan politics as the Re-
publican motivation for striking
down U.S. ratification. Other pro-
ponents view the CTB effort as an
effective way to approach nuclear
weapons in the next century and
feel this last vote will be a major
setback for the road to peace.
While banning nuclear testing
in order to reduce the risk for
nuclear warfare through a plan like
the CTB seems like a step in the right
direction, the ban is entirely imprac-
tical, and thus, useless. The senators
who rejected the treaty should be
commended, rather than chastised
for making a command decision
that is politically incorrect.
The Senate was not voting for
nuclear testing or warfare. They did
not even say that the treaty did not
have good intentions. They realized,
however, that sometimes good in-
tentions pave the road to hell, and
that this is one of those times.
The CTB regulations are ulti-
mately unverifiable and unenforce-
able. To pass a treaty that stipulates
measures that are neither verifiable
nor enforceable is ludicrous and
politically unsound. The ban calls
for detection agencies to monitor
and inspect various sites. However,
there is a broad range of testing tak-
ing place that can't be detected or
can be masked as something else.
Since there is nothing to compre-
hensively detect or verify adherence
to the treaty, it is pointless. Unen-
forceable rules make both the rules
and the rule makers a joke. This
would weaken our international
edge � not strengthen it.
Moreover, it is unreasonable to
believe the type of countries and
mentalities that the treaty is de-
signed for will actually adjust their
plans and arsenals to accommodate
our wishes. Iraq, alone is the prime
example of a country who really just
doesn't care what is written on a
piece of paper. The only countries
that will obey are the very ones that
don't pose a threat.
No one disagrees that nuclear
disarmament is ideal. However, the
CTB is not an effective means to
accomplish this. Realistically, the
odds are slim to none that a true and
honest end to the arms race will ever
occur. Arms control is a complex
problem that cannot and will not
be tackled and defeated by a docu-
ment such as the CTB. While the
Senate's vote was unpopular, it was
wise and will be appreciated in the
future.
This writer can be contacted at
msullivan@studentmedia.ecu.edu
Ryan Kennemur
OPINION WRITER
Isn't it funny how sometimes
people are picked on for the simple
reason that they are smart? Even
with me, the Ryan-Dogg, it's tough
not to look at someone who uses
the word paradigm in a sentence as
if he were sharpening an ink pen. It
just seems that smart people and
average people, not to mention stu-
pid people, just can't seem to be cool
to each other.
I figure that even though the
preceding sentence may seem a bit
offensive, I doubt that I'll be receiv-
ing any nasty letters or e-mails say-
ing "I'm a stupid person and I didn't
like what you said one bit. By the
way, when does "Knight Rider"
come on nowadays?
Now, I don't think I'm any sort
of genius, but I know a few big
words and can spout them off ran-
domly. Words like "Williamsburg
"channel" and "Tylenol" come eas-
ily to me. Maybe it's just that I use
them like once every five sentences,
and then stop entirely when the
person I'm talking to gets that look
that dogs get after you perform the
old "I'll pretend to throw the ball
and hide it behind my back" trick
twenty-odd times.
I guess that it's just the ones who
use them word after word, and
never dumb things down for people
who may not know the meaning of
"antidisestablishmentarianism I
have seen people talking, and one
makes a simple statement like, "I
think that the Braves suck
That person would be right, of
course, but the other guy who is ob-
viously an educated fan, retorts
with, "That's just a theoretical hy-
pothesis and has never been proven
conclusive in a plasm ically corrosive
environment
The other guy thinks for a
minute, then returns with, "Yeah
I guess you're right not know-
ing what he just agreed with. This
happened because he didn't have
time to read the dictionary prior to
the conversation.
Now, I don't think thafs right. I
believe that we, as a school of
learned individuals should just take
a day out and all use the same lan-
guage. I'm not talking about trendy
language such as "far out" and
"square but another one all to-
gether. That's right. Esperanto.
This writer can be contacted at
rkennemur9studentmedia.ecu.edu
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Homecoming nominee disqualified unfairly
OPINION COLUMN
Human body should be respected
Demonsthenes
OPINION COLUMNIST
The human body is a beautifully
crafted work of art, yet the censor-
ship boards and the legislatures in
this country are in a constant battle
to cover it up. Nudity and sexual
expression are illegal except under
specifically controlled conditions,
and, as a result of this stifling repres-
sion, we have many problems.
People need to express them-
selves sexually. It is part of being a
human being and living a wholly
fulfilled life. It is not an absolute
necessity such as food and shelter
but rather a factor which improves
the quality and meaningfulness of
life.
What happens when you take
away people's ability to express
themselves? A pent-up energy be-
gins growing inside which can oc-
casionally show itself in twisted and
violent outbursts. Sexuality in
America is closely linked with vio-
lence and degradation because
people have had to find other
means to release the energy that has
built up inside of them.
Sexuality should be viewed as a
beautiful and expressive entity that
dwells inside all of us. No one is
devoid of all sexuality. Everyone has
the same fears, thoughts and dreams
so why hold it all back?
I am not suggesting people go
around having sex in public nor
that there should be no agreement
over some rules of conduct. I am just
confused at the Puritanical dam on
the river of sexuality. Once the wa-
ter builds up enough on one side, it
is simply going pow around into
new territory. In any case, you can
not stop the water from flowing.
A naked body should not be
something people giggle or point
fingers and snicker at when they see
it in a movie. Why is there so much
violence on television yet you can
not see a woman's naked breast?
Why was it necessary to create spe-
cial laws just so a woman could
breastfeed in public? The human
body should be something held in
reverence and awe as one of the
most exquisite creatioris every wit-
nessed on this planet.
You are beautiful; you are per-
fect just the way you are. Let no one
tell you otherwise. Be at peace until
we meet again.
This writer can be contacted at
aenionsthenes@stuaentmedia.ecu.edu
Dear Editor,
Now that the homecoming fes-
tivities are finally over, I can ask my
fellow students of ECU to imagine
themselves in a scenario similar to
mine. Imagine you have been nomi-
nated to represent your organiza-
tion for homecoming king. It's an
incredible feeling to be nominated
by your peers and friends for such
an honorable position at a large and
distinguished university.
With eagerness and motivation
to participate in the exciting events
that surround the homecoming ex-
perience, one night you receive an
unexpected and disconcerting
phone call announcing you have
been stripped of honor and prestige.
Do you believe that could happen
to you?
It definitely happened to me,
disqualified homecoming nominee
of the ECU Chapter of the National
Speech-Language Hearing Associa-
tion (NSSHLA).
Due to the aftermath of Hurri-
cane Floyd, NSSHLA scheduled an
emergency meeting the very same
day that classes resumed to discuss
the homecoming events and nomi-
nate their king and queen represen-
tative.
The nominations were due the
next day. Attendance at the meet-
ing was at an all time low because
there was insufficient time allotted
for the members to plan and attend.
It was also an inopportune time for
students who were struggling to re-
sume their lives after the floods.
A person who prefers to remain
anonymous and I decided that be-
cause many of the NSSHLA mem-
bers did not have the opportunity
to attend the meeting, I would put
a few flyers by the computer lab and
the classrooms utilized by the Com-
munication Sciences and Disorders
(CDSI) students in the Allied Health
Building. Prior to putting the flyers
up, we asked one of our advisors,
who thought it was a terrific idea
and foresaw no problems, if it was
permissible.
The intention of the flyers was
to introduce ourselves to the mem-
bers who were unable to be present
at the emergency meeting and en-
courage them to vote for their fel-
low NSSHLA nominees. The flyer
also stated how and when the vot-
ing process occurred. The ECU
chapter of NSSHLA is a vast organi-
zation consisting of membership
from juniors to second year gradu-
ate students. It is impossible and
nebulous to expect everyone to
know each member.
I received a phone call from a
homecoming committee chairper-
son affirming I was disqualified. I
was in a state of stupefaction! The
Homecoming Committee disquali-
fied us on the basis that we'were
"campaigning" with the flyers. I
appealed to the associate vice chan-
cellor for Alumni Relations in hopes
they would overrule the decision,
but I was further vexed with the
political due process and jargon.
An emergency meeting with the
Homecoming committee was sum-
moned for time was very limited.
Homecoming was the next week. I
was given the opportunity to appeal
the committee's decision. The
anonymous person and I presented
our case to the board encouraging
them to reconsider their decision
and to reinstate us. Miscommuni-
cation was the main argument be-
cause circumstances like ours have
occurred in the past.
While the Homecoming com-
mittee did have the meeting in
which the rules and other proceed-
ings were discussed, the distribution
of information should have been
better organized. The relay of infor-
mation from the source to the re-
cipients was inhibited.
After the Homecoming Com-
mittee adhered to their original and
absurd decision, they added insult
to injury when they said I was still
welcome to attend the Homecom-
ing dinner during which they an-
nounce the winners of the home-
coming court. I strongly feel that a
warning would have been more ap-
propriate. A copy of the rules and
regulations attached to the home-
coming nominee's application is
one way to better distribute the in-
formation precisely. Further confu-
sion can be avoided in the future if
the applicant was required to sign
the copy stating heshe completely
understood the rules and regula-
tions.
My argument is not about being
on the homecoming court or win-
ning the title of homecoming king.
The principle is that I am a repre-
sentative of NSSHLA and looking
back, I have learned to challenge the
system that failed me. Instead of
accepting defeat, I have become a
stronger person and I would like to
thank the faculty of CSDI, NSSHLA,
and my family, friends and peers for
their support. I appreciate your en-
couragement as I did my best to rec-
tify the situation.
Jonathan Will Clay, senior
Communication Sciences and
Disorders
Where's our school spirit
Dear Editor:
I am appalled at the poor atten-
dance at the homecoming game this
past weekend. Our team, after all
they have been through, is having
an incredible season at 6-1. How-
ever, only 35,000 fans showed up
to the game. Even worse, a good
majority of those fans left early in
the third quarter, leaving only a few
of us hardcore fans to cheer on OUR
Pirates. So what if it was cold, this Is
football. Our team does us proud
let's do them as well. Suck it up and
stick out the weather, it's the least
weyran do
Michael Miller





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Tequila
This distilled liquor is made from the blue agave
variety of the maguey plant. To obtain the juices, the
heart of the plant is chopped, shredded and cooked
into a pulp. It is then pressed for its juices.
Rum
Rum is made from fermented molasses, which is
made from sugar cane. Rum traditionally comes in
three basic styles: white (or light), gold (or amber)
and dark. Flavored rums are available; the most
common of which is simply referred to as "spiced
Jack Daniels
Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Brand Old-Time Tennessee
Sour Mash Whiskey is a whiskey, not a bourbon.
Unlike bourbon, Jack Daniel's is charcoal-mellowed
smooth drop by drop through 10 feet of charcoal
made from sugar maple.
The black-and-white label on Jack Daniel's Old No.
7 has not changed since Jack Daniel registered his
distillery in 1866.
Today it is available in more than 130 countries.
Jim Beam
In 1788, Jacob Beam, the great-grandfather of the
legendary Jim Beam, decided to go west to seek a
better life. He loaded up all of his belongings and
traveled west, settling in Kentucky in 1792.
Using his own still, Jacob began to produce an
amber-colored whiskey made from a fermented
mash of com, rye and malt. The product�which used
more corn than any other ingredient�was called
bourbon, after Kentucky's Bourbon County. Beam
sold his first barrel in 1795.
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Triple Sec
Triple Sec is an orange-flavored liquor. The term
Triple Sec means triple dry. In reference to alcohol,
the term 'dry' usually indicates a lack of sweetness,
but in this instance the meaning refers to triple-
distilled.
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Captain Morgan
Crafted from the captain's oldest, finest rums,
Captain Morgan Private Stock is distilled from pure
sugar cane molasses, then blended with exotic island
spice for a smooth, mellow flavor.
Parrot Bay
This is a clear, 48 proof blend of Puerto Rican rum
with natural coconut flavor that mixes extremely well
with a wide range of juices, fruit-flavored liqueurs
and fresh tropical fruits.
Jagermeister
Jagermeister ("hunt master") is a German bitter
liqueur that is a complex blend of 56 herbs, fruits
and spices. It should be served ice cold to tame its
assertive herbal flavor.
Professor shows work in Raleigh
(photos �rom,the World WideVeb)
Paul Hartley's
art on display
Brian Frizzelle
STAFF WRITER
ECU painting and drawing pro-
fessor Paul Hartley is currently "Lemon" is displayed
showing some of his artwork at the in tne show.(Photo
newly relocated Lee Hansley Gallery courtesy 0f pau
in Raleigh, NC. Hartley)
Hartley's exhibit, "The Show is
held every two years and contains
36 pieces which were all completed
during the last three years. The
works come in many different sizes,
some as large as poster-size.
Hartley's drawings and paintings are
on display as well as his own unique
style of acrylic lift.
"I put acrylic paint on glass to
keep an even surface Hartley said.
"This allows me to cut out pieces
and move them around. You can't
do that on paper. Then I take the
pieces and adhere them to paper
and paint on them some more
An example of this style is
Hartley's "Lemon
"The subject matter is a piece of
a lemon Hartley said. "I mixed
thick pieces of dried paint with wet
paint and painted on glass. I re-
moved it from the glass and inserted
it into dense paper. I finished it up
by painfmg with acrylic and oil
In addition to acrylic lift, Hartley
also employs sculpture, specifically
mechanical sculpture.
Hartley's work often portrays the
imagery of rabbits.
"To me rabbits are just another
subject Hartley said. "I enjoy look-
ing at rabbits and creating images
of them jumping and their patterns.
Once 1 paint a subject I begin to see
See PROFESSOR, page 7
Tailgaters continue collegiate tradition
Pregame party pumps
school spirit
Nina M. Dry
Auiitant Ftetura Editor
It's Saturday morning, hours
before kickoff. Students are
up bright and early prepar-
ing for the pregame tradi-
tion most of us are quite familiar
with: tailgating. So what makes
this event such a big deal for stu-
dents?
"It's a pregame party before the
game said sophomore
Samantha Johnson. "It's a time
for friends to get together and
eat. drink, hangout and pump up
school spirit
"We get together to cook out,
meet people, throw the ball
around and paint our faces said
sophomore Morgan Dickens.
Dickens' roommate added that
it's a "great lime to build morale
before the game
According to Bill Cain, athletic
department interim chair, tailgat-
ing has been an event that has
gone on for a long time. Over the
last 15 years it has mushroomed
into a pregame phenomenon
among many college students.
"It's definitely becoming more
sophisticated said Henry
VanSant, associate athletic direc-
tor. "Back in the day, tailgating
was an 'out of the trunk' kind of
thing. Now people bring out
canopies, grills and barbecue
cookers. We also have restau-
rants advertising tailgating spe-
cials
According to Norm Reilly, assis-
tant athletic director for Media
Relations, tailgating became
major event at ECU in 1983.
Before then, people would arrive
at the football games right before
kickoff.
"In 1983, we used promotional
strategies like 'Ain't it Great to
Tailgate' to get more people par-
ticipating Reilly said. "In 1987,
we had the Tailgater of the Week.
Now, tailgating is a big part of
football, creating the atmosphere
at ECU's games
Beside all the excitement and
action brought on by the stu-
dents, many other organizations
join in on the fun. Different radio
stations and restaurants join
Pirate fans on the field as well.
"Radio stations such as 103.7
(The Hot FM help promote the
game from the tailgating field
Reilly said.
According to Laura Sweet, asso-
ciate dean of students, a number
ECU of alumni turn out for the
big event.
"It's an opportunity to see people
you may not have seen in a while
and catch up with what's been
going on at ECU Sweet said.
Ryan Jasen Henne, a 1999 grad-
uate, will be visiting ECU for
one of its home games.
"I'm glad to know the tradition
that was here at ECU before I
arrived is still being carried on
Henne said. 'Tailgating is just a
way for the student body of ECU
to get together, have fun before
the game and celebrate the good
times
Across the street from the field is
Stratford Arms apartments.
Manager Diane Moore sees both
positive and negative aspects of
having the event take so close to
the complex.
"The noise level doesn't affect
us Moore said. "Our main
problem is traffic
According to Moore, with vehi-
cles parked on the grass in front
of Stratford Arms, it's hard for
residents to see oncoming traffic.
"It's definitely an accident haz-
ard Moore said.
Since the tailgating field and
adjoining lots can facilitate so
many cars, students may try
parking in surrounding lots. This
is not an option in Stratford
Arms.
"One of the entrances is closed
off and the other is guarded by a
security officer who has a list of
all the residents and their
guests Moore said. "If you
aren't on the list, you can not
park
See TAILGATING, page 8
Classes prepare
students for politics
Political science teaches
government workings
Jean V. Wharton
STAFF WRITER
A politician's life can change in one night; he can
either be unemployed or the new President of the
United States. They must be able to think fast, discuss
pertinent issues and know about the government that
they will be participating in. Political Science prepares
students for the many ups and downs of a life in the
public eye.
Tucked awav in the Brewster Building, the Political
History and political processes, such as the campaigns of
Reagan and Nixon, are taught in Political Science. (Photo
Courtesy of the World Wide Web).
Science Department keeps its finger on the pulse of
the changing nature of government, public policy and
politics.
"Our everyday lives are effected by government
said Dr. Carl McCurley, an assistant professor in the
department. McCurley defines political science as the
study of politics and government.
"If we want to understand why society is the way it
is we need to start by understanding the government
McCurley said. Political science studies government
systems around the world, helping students to get per-
spective on their own lives.
"It gives you a neat look into other societies and
how their political systems run said Elena Trigg, stu-
dent.
Dr. Nancy Spalding, professor of political science,
says that understanding governments helps us in our
See POLITICS page 7
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Searching for Friday Jones Miscellanea
Symposium
focuses on slave's life
Jennifer Brown
STAFF WRITER
Graduate student Kimberly
Eslinger has spent the last year of
her life digging up evidence to prove
the existence of former slave Friday
Jones. Eslinger discovered that not
only had Jones lived and died, but
that he also had a profound impact
on the community, state and na-
tion.
A symposium titled "Triumph of
the Human Spirit: Friday Jones and
his North Carolina Slave Narrative
opened with a welcoming by Dr.
Caroline Ayers, associate vice chan-
cellor for Academic Affairs. Maury
York, a N.C. librarian, gave the
crowd background on how the
project began and thanked the fi-
nancial supporters. York also ex-
tended his thanks to the N.C. Hu-
manities Council and to Dr. and
Mrs. Charles Moore of Greenville,
NC.
In 1997, Joyner Library realized
it possessed the only copy of Days
of Bondage: Autobiography of Fri-
day Jones. The staff of the N.C. Col-
lection in Joyner decided a reprint
of the story should be published in
accordance with the symposium,
adding to the public's historical
knowledge of slavery in NC.
At this time, the only record the
staff has had of Jones' existence has
been his autobiography. The group
decided it needed more informa-
tion. That's when Dr. Timothy J.
Runyun, director of ECU'S maritime
history and nautical archeology pro-
gram volunteered graduate student
See JONES, page I
Rohypnol growing in notoriety
Students educated
about sedative effects
Erica Sikes
STAFF WRITER
He seemed like a nice guy, until
he bought you that drink. All of a
sudden, you couldn't see, think or
walk straight. This was not just an
alcoholic buzz.
This was possibly a dose of
Rohypnol in your drink, and more
students are becoming aware of the
date rape drug called Rohypnol.
Originally used as a sedative for
patients with sleep disorders,
Rohypnol is 10 times more power-
ful than Vallum. The drug is manu-
factured overseas and illegally
brought Into the US.
"Effects can begin within 20-30
minutes of ingestion said Suzy of
the International Hotline on
Rohypnol. "The effects can last up
to six to eight hours, depending on
the amount of Ingestion
Side effects of Rohypnol include
impaired motor skills, impaired
judgment, dizziness, confusion and
amnesia. When an overdose occurs,
the effects include mental confu-
sion, extreme fatigue, low blood
pressure and comatose reactions. An
overdose of Rohypnol can be dan-
gerous, leading to death or other
persistent health problems.
Rohypnol can be detected
through urine tests within 72 hours
of ingestion. Anyone suspecting
Rohypnol use should be taken to
the emergency room immediately.
One myth surrounding this drug
is that it is only used in date rape
against women. Rohypnol has also
been used on men during robber-
ies. The colorless, odorless and taste-
less properties of the drug make it
easy to manipulate others with it.
As with any mixture of drugs
and alcohol, mixing the drug with
an alcoholic drink can increase the
effects. Preventing any encounters
with the drugs are the key to stay-
ing safe.
"Never leave your beverage un-
attended said Heather Zophy,
health educator at ECU Student
Health Services. "Don't accept
drinks from someone you don't
know, and look after your friends
Another sleep-inducing drug on
the market is GHB. It has been used
as an alternate anesthetic, a growth
hormone stimulant and a weight-
loss drug.
GHB comes in the form of a salt
powder or tablet. This drug is often
taken willingly because of its simi-
larities to the effects of alcohol mi-
nus the hangover. It takes only 15-
20 minutes for the effects of the
drug to occur.
Through Student Health Ser-
vices, prevention techniques and
information on Rohypnol and other
"date rape" drugs are being made
continually available.
"1 feel that every effort possible
should be made to warn students
about the effects of date rape drugs
said Mavis Gant, senior.
This writer can be contacted at
esikes@studentmedia.eai.edu
Kenton Bell
Vocabulary for the Verbose
Teleology (tel-ee-OL-uh-jee) n. The philosophical study ;
of final causes or design in nature.
Venal (VEE-nul) ad j. Capable of or characterized by brib- I
ery or corruption.
Betroth (bi-TROTH) v. To promise in marriage. .
Dormition (dor-MI-shun) n. A peaceful, painless death.
Anathema (uh-NATH-eh-muh) n. A curse declared by
church authority and accompanied by excommunica-
tion.
Quiddity (KWIH-duh-tee) n. Whatever makes something
the type that it is; essence.
Mahatma (muh-HOT-muh) n. A person to be revered
for high-mindedness, wisdom and selflessness.
Strange Studies
Monology is the study of stupidity.
Myrmecologist studies ants.
Paedology is the study of soil.
Eidology is the search for the existence of ghosts.
Grabatolo'gy is the collecting of ties.
Tegestology is the collecting of beer mats.
Pullicologist is a flea expert.
Bruxomaniac is someone who grinds their teeth.
Polythelia is a person who has three nipples.
Hexadectylism is a person who has six fingers or six toes
on one or both hands and feet.
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"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not
thus handicapped
-Elbert Hubbard
"It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth
when you know that you would lie if you were in his
place
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What is the Scoville scale, and how does it work?
Answer to previous question:
What is Tmesis?
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STAFF WRITER
Song writing can be therapeutic, a means of expres-
sion and a lucrative (or not so lucrative) career. In the
spring of 2000, ECU is offering a course for those who
are interested in composing beautiful lyrics.
Mike Hamer, who currently teaches Freshman Com-
position and Interpreting Literature, will be teaching
this class. He has also had experience in the field of
music. He has released three tapes, published three
children's musicals and has recently released a CD of
acoustic music entitled "Black Crow
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rhythm He is also part of a band, "Mike Hamer and
the Rhinoceros with the Angelic Choir
According to Hamer, he plans to teach a variety of
things, including "different forms including story song,
calibrating, lyric as a rhythmic element of song, listen-
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wants to work on writing songs, a poet who wants to
expand his craft and range or a musician who wants
another way to make money Hamer said, referring to
this class.
"I think the course is a great idea said Bob Siegel,
assistant professor of the English Department. "It can
bridge some gaps to the Music Department, to aspiring
writers for musical theater and to poets who want to
work in a closely related field
According to Luke Whisnant, director of the Gradu-
ate Creative Writing Program and associate English
professor, "Mike Hamer is an inspirational teacher, and
a very accomplished song writer he'll do a great job
with the class
The course is offered by the English Department,
and will be taught on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:00
p.m.
He hopes by the end of the course students will
have written three or four really good original songs.
He wants to "guide the students to discover the beauty
in the craft of song writing
Whether you are interested in song writing as a pro-
fession or as a hobby, this class may interest you. For
more information contact the English Department or
Mr. Hamer at hamerm@mail.ecu.edu.
This writer can be contacted at
jbrown@studentmedia.ecu.edu
daily lives because public policy has such far-reaching
implications that many people do not even realize.
Political science plays an important role in helping
students to understand many parts of the presidential
campaign process.
"It helps students learn what a president can and
can't do Spalding said. Political science teaches stu-
dents the process of an election and helps them as vot-
ers to know the candidates better
"Political science helps to explain the US relation-
ship with other countries said Trigg, who is a com-
munication major taking some political science classes.
"As a major, political science requires students to
be critical thinkers and writers McCurley said. "Also,
students sharpen and use their analytical skills when
expressing their understanding of subject matter
Careers in public policy, public administration and
local or federal politics are a natural progression after
graduation. Political science can also be an important
minor, giving students a secular liberal arts degree,
Spalding said.
"If you understand how the government works,
then you can have a say in it Spalding said.
Political Science gives students a chance to under-
stand both their own and other governments around
the world.
This writer can be contacted at
jwharton@studentmedia.ecu.edu
PROFESSOR
from page 6
it in different situations
"I think he's one of the best artists, period said
Gail Ritzer, a former student of Hartley's. "His art is
very complex because it works on many levels. It works
visually and conceptually
"Paul typically isolates a single object said Lee
Hansley, owner and operator of the Lee Hansley Gal-
lery. "He celebrates it, and his works are immaculately
painted
This show is by no means Hartley's first. His works
have been shown at galleries all over NC and in sev-
eral other eastern states, including the Vanderbilt
University Gallery in Nashville, Tenn. and the Meyers
Gallery in Chevy Chase, Md.
"I have known about his art since 1975 Hansley
said. "I've always followefa his work and have been
interested in his art. Wkfen I opened my gallery in
Raleigh in 1992, he was one of the first that I con-
tacted to be a stable artist
Hartley's art is not the only thing that is excep-
tional about him. He is also noted for his demeanor
as a teacher.
"I admire him for both things he does Ritzer said.
"He is an amazing artist but he is also very generous
with his knowledge and very helpful to students
"It's not every day that you get to see the work of a
professor that you study with Hansley said
Hartley became interested in art during his junior
year of college. He came to ECU to teach in 1975 after
completing his undergraduate and graduate degrees.
"I got into it by accident and found out that I en-
joy it Hartley said. "I really didn't plan on it early
on
The show runs until Nov. 17 at the Lee Hansley
Gallery. The gallery is located at 225 Glenwood Ave. in
downtown Raleigh. The gallery is open from 11 a.m6
p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m9 p.m. Friday
and 11 a.m 4 p.m. Saturday.
"I think it's a nice gallery said Hartley. "I like to
show my work, and Lee lets me do it. I want people to
see it �
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TAILGATING
from page 6
JONES
from page 6
ECU police also get involve with tailgating in order
to keep all things running smoothly.
"Our main objective is to keep the peace in these
lots and to keep everyone safe said Sgt. Stephanie
Griffin of the ECU police, crime prevention division.
According to Griffin, the ECU police bring in offic-
ers outside of their jurisdiction to help. They have offi-
cials from New Bern, Kinston and Greenville assist with
the big crowds.
Along with keeping us safe, the officers also main-
tain the alcohol laws on the field.
"If we cut down the amount of alcohol abuse in
the parking lots, there will be less issues in the stadium
said Tom Younce, assistant director of the ECU police.
According to Younce, in five games during last year's
football season there were 53 ejections. During this
season's two home games there have been 75. The vast
majority have been alcohol related.
Those over the age of 21 may drink malt beverages
on the tailgating field, since drinking is not allowed in
the stadium. If someone tinder the age of 21 is found
consuming alcohol, there are consequences he or she
must face.
"If you are a non-student, you will receive a state
citation Griffin said. "If you are a student, you are in
violation of state law and university policy. You will
receive a campus appearance ticket in which you are
sent to the dean of students and also a state citation
"Our purpose is not to interrupt the fun Younce
said. "We are there to maintain law and order and en-
force the alcoholic beverage law
By following the rules and staying out of trouble,
�rj�; iT pnirv the events of tailgating.
So before experiencing the roar and excitement of
a football game, check out the pregame entertainment
in the tailgating field and take part in the ongoing tra-
dition at ECU.
Ye Olde Curiosity
Shop showcases oddities
SEATTLE (AP)�When you want to see shrunken
human heads, mutant pigs or a family of mummies
nestled among tourist trinkets, there's really only one
place to go.
Ye Olde Curiosity Shop on the city's waterfront
turned 100 last Friday. Curio collector J.E. Stadley
started the shop during the Yukon Gold rush, when
Seattle was booming as the leaping-off point for tens
of thousands of fortune seekers.
The current owners, his descendants, say a million
people visited the shop last year to browse among its
27,000 items. Prices fall between dime-store and
$10,000 for a totem pole.
Kimberly Eslinger to find out more about Jones.
Eslinger had no idea she was getting into such an
extensive project. She traveled to Raleigh, Washington
D.C. and Chapel Hill in hopes of digging up any infor-
mation she could find. Eslinger read every paper in
Joyner Library dating from 1850-1877 until she came
across his obituary which spoke of his life after slavery
and how he was a prominent citizen involved in poli-
tics. Eslinger learned he was one of the founders of the
First Colored Baptist Church in Raleigh. Jones' narra-
tive had only illustrated his life during slavery, and now
Eslinger had in her possession a chunk of information
about his life post-slavery.
"I read through state records and found where he
had worked on the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad
Eslinger said.
She also read through estates records and found how
much he was valued at along with where and when he
was traded among slave holders. By the end of her
search, Eslinger was amazed at the amount of informa-
tion she had come across about Jones.
"I never thought that a man could accumulate so
much information after having been gone over 100
years she said.
The exhibit in the library took 14 months to put
together.
"That is one of the hardest things I've ever had to
do Eslinger said. "How can you cram a man's life into
a display case?
"The project gave me such insight into why I do
what I do
Eslinger also said she was very grateful for being
given the opportunity.
Dr. William L. Andrews and E. Maynard Adams, an
English professor at the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill, were one of the guest speakers Friday night.
Adams wrote an introduction entitled "The Spirit of
Friday Jones which can be found in the reprinted edi-
tion of the Jones autobiography. He said he is inter-
ested in slave narratives because "the stories are very
American and very inspiring. The people have overcome
tremendous odds to fulfill a great dream
Friday Jones was not just an ordinary slave. He was
a man who stood up for his beliefs and values. Jones
accomplished what so many Americans strive to achieve
in their lifetimes�he was remembered for making a
difference.
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SPORTS BRIEFS
Plane crash claims Stewart
� 1999 U.S. Open Champion, Payne Stewart, 42,
died in a plane crash Monday. Stewart's Learjet
iost pressurization shortly after leaving Orlando
on route to Dallas. The plane flew across the Mid-
west with the crew incapacitated. The plane went
down in Mina S.D. with Stewart and five others
on board.
"This is a tremendous loss for the entire golf-
ing community and all of sports said PGA Com-
missioner, Tom Finchen. "He will always be re-
membered as a very special competitor and one
Who contributed enormously to the positive im-
Yankees give
Atlanta 7-2 beating
The story of the World Series has been the
braves can't hit, the Braves can't field and now
the Braves can't pitch. The New York Yankees took
a 2-0 series lead Sunday when they spanked the
Atlanta Braves 7-2. "We played a really bad game
said Braves Head Coach Bobby Cox. Kevin
Milwood pitched only two plus innings due to
Jhe 4-0 Yankees lead in the second. This marked
Milwood's first loss since August 9th. David Cone
feas unstopable allowing only one hit in seven
innings. "I just think we have a 'don't-give-in'
type of attitude" Cone said. "This series is far from
Over
& Sanders comes
back to haunt Redskins
The Dallas Cowboys were woozy coming into
Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.
lit halftime so was Deion Sanders who suffered a
aild concussion in the first half. But with Troy
tikman leading the way, Dallas snapped out of a
vo-game slide with a 38-20 victory over Washi-
ngton. The win was capped off by Sanders who
Overcame a head-spinning hit and returned to the
ame to score a last minute touchdown off of a
ifl yard punt return. "I knew the doctors weren't
Ding to let me go out there, so I ran in straight
am the tunnel said Sanders.
ijeff Burton wards off brother again
' For the third time this year, Jeff Burton has
jaken a checkered flag with his older brother Ward
fght behind him. The younger Burton won the
op Secret 400 at North Carolina Speedway Sun-
day, his sixth win of 1999 and the 11th of his
$JASCAR Winston Cup Series career. It is the Vir-
ginia native's first win at the 1.017-mile
JRockingham oval. "It was an awesome perfor-
mance by the team today Jeff Burton said. "We
Iwere virtually a lapped car earlier in the race. I
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Jlfaking an injury to his right knee that resulted in
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Second half offensive
explosion paces team
Stephen Schramm
SPORTS EDITOR
Earlier this season, Steve Logan was asked if the 1999
team ranked among the best he had seen since coming
to ECU. He said this team was not as explosive and
dynamic on offense as the Pirate teams of the early
90s. At halftime on Saturday, with the Pirates leading
Tulane 14-7, Logan challenged his team to explode.
They did.
The Pirates assured themselves of a winning season
and kept their national ranking intact with a 52-7 win
over Tulane.
"The significance of this victory is not lost on me
Logan said. "To secure a winning season, this early in
the season is really big
In the first half the Pirates only put 14 points on
the board despite holding a commanding lead in al-
most all offensive categories.
"What I feared would happen did happen in the
first half. We were not executing well on offense. The
defense was extraordinary Logan said.
In the first half Tulane's vaunted passing attack only
rung up 133 yards. The Green Wave managed only five
rushing yards in the first two quarters.
"We put in a lot of different blitzes and fortunately
they couldn't pick them up said linebacker Pernell
Griffin. "I was just in there trying to make plays
Griffin finished the first half with an interception
and two sacks.
"The inter-
ception came
from a defen-
sive lineman
getting pressure
on the quarter-
back, and I was
in the right
place at the
right time said
Pernell Griffin.
The Pirates
held the Tulane
offense to 138
yards of total of-
fense in the first
half because of a
defense that
gave Tulane's
sophomore
Jamie Wilson rushed for 53 yards and
a touchdown (photo by Emily
Richardson)
quarterback, Patrick Ramsey, multiple looks.
"When you play a team like this or any team like
this, you can't rely on one pitch, one coverage or one
style said defensive coordinator Tim Rose. "You have
to have three four five different pitches and have to
have it in your mind to call them even though it may
not be the great thing, but the fact that a hitter doesn't
know when the other pitch is coming or when the
offense doesn't know when the change up is coming
is really critical. So that's what we tried to do
The defense held the Green Wave in check while
the offense misfired in the first half.
"We came out in the first half, and we struggled a
little bit said wide receiver LaMont Chappell. "We
moved the ball really good but we had some turn-
overs that really hurt us and we weren't executing the
offense as we should have
At halftime, Logan challenged his offense to be-
come more explosive.
"I've been after this particular group of offensive
kids to explode, to become dynamic Logan said. "I've
talked to them over and over about that at some point,
they had to just do it, and not be afraid of it. We had
a chance to do it in the first half. They refused to ex-
ecute, time after time after time. At halftime there was
a severe challenge put forth, and they did respond
They responded by putting 38 points on the board
in the second half and burned the Tulane defense for
216 yards of total offense in the third quarter alone.
"We did a-pice job of expressing the offensive game
plan as far as coming out, throwing deep Logan said.
The Pirates got scores on runs from Rashon Burns
and Jamie Wilson and a fumble recovery by Kwabena
Green.
Burns, a tight end, lined up at fullback and led all
East Carolina rushers, averaging eight yards per carry.
"I've carried the ball here in practice, but never in
a game said Burns
The use of Burns as a fullback is something the
East Carolina coaches have aimed to do all year.
"Rashon has been lining up at fullback all year
long, we have been running him on the trap play from
time to time Logan said. "Rashon is a freaky type of
athlete, he's really really fast and powerful. So, we have
said all along that at some point that kid was going to
hit a trap play for a touchdown because of his abili-
ties and it happened today
Burns' play at fullback is nothing new for East
Carolina's tight ends.
"We have been very creative here over the last
eleven years with the use of tight ends and he's just
another one of them that we've been able to do some
special things with Logan said.
Tiffany Waters
Assistant Sports Editor
Most of the time you will see one or two freshman
athletes given the opportunity to compete as key
players their first season. This is not the case for
Kay Livick, Tom Cull and Unicity Dittmer, who
have each shown the men's and women's cross
country teams and the women's soccer team that
they mean business.
Coaches and spectators call these talented individ-
uals 'impact freshmen
Livick is from St. Catherine's High School in
Richmond, Va.
"Kay is a top freshman distance recruit said
Head Coach Leonard Klepack. She captured six
consecutive Virginia State Independent Schools
Cross Country Championships as well as five con-
secutive VSIS Championships in the 800-meter
and 1600-meter competition.
"She's having a lot of success Klepack said.
"We're happy that she is as good as we thought
she would be
Livick was featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces
in the Crowd" after winning her state title. Livick
has already given ECU a fifth-place finish in the
opening meet at the ElonHigh Point Invitational.
"She listens and works hard Klepack said.
Livick has also added a seventh-place finish at the
UNCWSeahawk Invitational and the Campbell
European Invitational. Livick also added a 34th-
place finish out of 104 competitors in the N.C.
Intercollegiate Championships.
"She's having a lot of success Klepack said.
According to Klepack, Livick has a great combi-
nation of leg speed and endurance. In Klepack's
book that is the formula for success.
"She brings a feeling of a friendly, happy person
Klepack said. "She has a very upbeat personality
Cull is from Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta,
Ga.
"Tom is performing at high varsity level
Klepack said. "He is performing within minutes of
the top runners
Cull was third in the Georgia State finals as a
senior.
"He is an excellent runner for a freshman
Klepack said. "Tom has good work ethics, deter-
mination and is very responsible
Cull has already had a seventh place finish in the
ElonHigh Point Invitational and an eighth place
finish at the UNCWSeahawk Invitational. "We're
very pleased with him Klepack said. "He's a
very hard worker and is very
involved with the team
He also showed a strong
showing at the Campbell
European Invitational with a
13th place finish and a 70th in
the N.C. Intercollegiate
Championships.
'Tom has a lot of potential
and has a lot to look forward
to Klepack said. "He brings
a lot of good qualities to the
team
Dittmer is from Chantilly
High School in Chantilly, Va.
"She really keeps the level up
when she is subbed in said
Amy Horton, senior goal-
keeper.
Dittmer was named first-team
all-district as a junior. She
was a member of the
Braddock Road Legend Club
team which advanced to the
national finals in 1998.
Dittmer has already stepped
up to the challenge of the
ECU women's soccer team
by scoring her first collegiate
goal against Bowling Green.
"She comes in and helps out
in some key points Horton
said.
Dittmer is known for a strong
offensive and defensive
showing.
"She is tenacious in the air
Horton said.
ECU sports looks to have a
bright future with these ath-
letes as well as other talented
athletes to come.
Volleyball coach resigns after live seasons
Marcus Young slated
to take over position
Stephen Schramm
SPORTS EDITOR
ECU Head Volleyball Coach, Kim Walker resigned
Thursday. Walker coached the women for five seasons
and amassed a record of 58-90. She leaves a team that is
6-9 overall and 1-3 in conference play.
"It's kind of upsetting anytime your coach decides
to leave said sophomore, setter Lisa Donovan.
Assistant Softball Coach Jenny Parsons has been
named interim head volleyball coach. Parsons played
volleyball for the women 1989 -1992.
"She is here to supervise Donovan said.
Assistant Volleyball Coach Marcus Young will handle
most of the coaching duties. Young, who earned his
master's degree in exercise and sport science from ECU
in 1996, was in his fourth year as an assistant coach.
Young served as head coach for both boys and girls vol-
leyball at Foothill High School1. Young has no previous
head-coaching experience at the college level.
"Marcus should do a fine job said junior middle
hitter, Sarah Kary.
The Lady Pirates began the 1999 season winning
their first five matches. They then traveled to the Mis-
souri Invitational, where they began a seven game los-
ing skid. They beat UNC-Wilmington on October 11
to halt their slide. They lost to Virginia Commonwealth
on October 16. That would be the last match that
Walker would coach.
Walker came to ECU after an assistant coaching stint
at Shaw University and a head coaching job at Indiana
University (Pa.). At 1UP Walker compiled a record of
103-147 from 1988 to 1993.
"We look forward to beginning our search for a head
coach and a new direction for our program said Ath-
letic Director Mike Hamrick.
This writer can be contacted at
sports@studentmedia. ecu. edu
Women's soccer
takes two losses
Playing as team key to
recovering season
Tiffany Waters
ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
The women's soccer team ended it's six game win-
ning streak this weekend with a 1-1 tie against James
Madison University and a 2-0 loss to Radford Univer-
sity.
"It was a battle said senior goalkeeper Amy Horton.
"They're a great team
The tie game came despite the fact that ECU was
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prove tough competition
Stephen Schramm
SPORTS EDITOR
On the heels of Head Coach Kim
!Walker's resignation, the women's
Volleyball team took on two impor-
tant conference foes.
"I thought we played well con-
sidering the circumstances said
sophomore setter Lisa Donovan.
J The Pirates faced George Mason
pnd American, both of whom are
near the top of the conference.
These would be the first tests with-
out Walker.
"We used Walker's resignation
to narrow our focus even more and
concentrate on the details and the
'small things said junior middle
hitter Sarah Kary.
The women fell to American 3-
b on Friday.
"American is the best team in
tur conference Donovan said.
f They always go to the NCAA tour-
hament
The Pirates hung with the Eagles
in the first game, losing 10-15.
American won the next two games
15-6 and 15-3, sweeping the
women's team.
"I am pleased with the effort, but
we need to just learn to keep the
pressure on the good teams and not
let them get on scoring runs said
Assistant Coach Marcus Young.
Lucinda Mason led the Pirates
with 12 kills on the night. Cinta
Claro had seven kills along with
eight digs. Sarah Kary added eight
digs as well.
' On Saturday, the women faced
George Mason.
"George Mason was actually a
bigger game, because us, them and
William and Mary are all fighting
for third in the conference
Donovan said.
The Pirates swept the Patriots 15-
5,15-6 and 15-5.
"We really played well and put
pressure on George Mason Young
said. "We took care of the ball and
hit extremely well. We also served
well and kept them out of their sys-
tem. We need to come out like this
every match, staying focused only
on this one match
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team we've played all year
Head Coach Rob Donnenwlrth
said.
ECU struck first In the 75th
minute with a goal from senior de-
fender Jill Davis when forward
Charjty McClure tapped In Kim
Sandhoff's corner kick.
"We defended well, especially
our backs defenders
Donnenwirth said. "Our backs
played out of their minds
JMU came back and tied the
game which put a halt to Horton's
five consecutive shutout run with
a goal in the 83rd minute from
JMU's Aimee Grahe off a free kick
from Lenore Bray.
"The weakest point of the game
was giving up a goal in the last five
minutes Horton said.
With the tie in order, ECU and
JMU went into overtime, followed
by double overtime. East Carolina
only recorded four shots in the ex-
tra periods while the Dukes only
had three.
"Overall we played very well
Horton said.
Horton recorded eight saves
and one allowed goal, while James
Madison's Suzanne Wilson re-
corded five saves with one allowed
goal in the 120 minutes of play.
"We played hard the entire
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Captain leads team
Jessica Figlar
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For the past four years, ECU
soccer fans have had the plea-
sure of watching one of the
University's finest players in ac-
tion. Senior captain Brett Waxer
has contributed more than his
share of skill, leadership and
knowledge to the men's soccer
team.
His hard work and devotion
as not only the team's captain
for three years but as a compan-
ion to his teammates on and off
the field has proved pivotal to
the team's rising success.
"Waxer is a great presence
on and off the field. He's a natu-
ral team leader and always in-
spires us to be our best said
teammate Nick Errato, who's
been playing with Brett since
they were freshmen.
This four-year starter, origi-
nally from Long Island, NY, was
drawn to East Carolina by its
atmosphere and the opportunity
to play soccer. As the team's de-
fender, Brett boasts a personal
record of eight goals and three
assists thus far in his career. He
was nominated Rookie-of-the-
Year as a freshman and was sec-
ond team All-CAA in 1998.
Waxer was most instrumen-
tal to his team last season when
several key players were side-
lined due to injuries. He stepped
it up and scored all three game
winning goals. This season he
won the game opener against
Appalachian State by scoring the
winning goal, posting a 1-0 vic-
tory.
One of Brett's strongest
points, however, is the role he
plays as the team's captain.
"He's been very important to
us from a leadership stand
point. I feel strongly about Brett
as a person and I feel very com-
Waxer has consistently lead team
scoring, (photo courtesy of ECU sports
information)
fortable delegating tasks to him
and giving him that leadership
role. I know that he's going to
put the best interest of the team
first said Head Coach Devin
O'Neill.
"Brett's been a very good cap-
tain and as a new coaching staff
he has certainly helped our tran-
sition into this job
Brett is majoring in Exercise
and Sports Science and hopes to
possibly pursue a career in high
school or college soccer coach-
ing.
As for now, his main focus is
the success of the team and his
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This writer can be reached at
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Creen got the dream
Senior Nose Guard Kwabena Green scored his first career touch-
down Saturday, returning a Patrick Ramsey fumble 45 yards for the
score.
"I saw the ball and I just thought 'Oh my God, is that the ball?"
Green said. "And then I catch it, And I'm praying that nobody runs me
down, nobody trips me up, because my Mom is here. She has to see
this. It was awesome, best feeling
The fumble allowed Green to show off his speed.
"Well, I've been getting mixed vibes. Some guys said I ran fast. Some
guys said I looked slow out there but I'm going to listen to the guys
that said I ran fast Green said.
Status of the kicking game
Andrew Bayes handled the kicking duties Saturday because starting
kicker, Kevin Miller suffered an injury during warm-ups.
"Kevin Miller pulled a quad muscle in warmups. He's on a medica-
tion that I am holding responsible for that Logan said.
Miller kicked the first extra point was held out after that.
"He came off and he told me 'it hurt' and I said, well thafs the end
of that. I just hope we didn't injure it further Logan said.
Bayes hit one held goal and five extra points.
"We had to let Andrew do everything, and he did a capable Job,
especially on the extra points and field goals. He doesn't kickoff as well
as Kevin but we got through it Logan said.
The versatile Burns
On Saturday, Rashon Burns got playing time at fullback. A change
of position is nothing new for the junior tight end.
"I had to move to linebacker for a while to get my head straight, to
mature a little more Burns said. "At the last practice of Spring ball I
moved back to tight end
Burns' athleticism translates well from position to position.
Bringing up the past
To inspire his team at halftime, Steve Logan brought up the 1994
team. Logan was challenging his team to be more dynamic on offense.
"It's the same confrontation I had with the Marc Crandall group in
1994 Logan said. "Marc Crandall, Larry Shannon, Mitch Galloway
and Jason Nichols, they were all afraid to go and explode. After several
confrontations they decided to do it about the fourth or fifth game of
1994 at South Carolina. That's kind of where I felt this group was at
The talent was there and is there, but we just have to execute. That's
basically what it was all about Logan said.
CUSATop25
ECU moved up to No. 17 in both polls and Southern Miss moved
up to No. 20 in the AP poll and No. 19 in the Coaches poll. For the first
time this season, C-USA has two teams in the polls.
"What I really get a kick out of is for us and Southern Mississippi to
lie in the poll at the same time. I mink that its long overdue. In 1996
Southern Miss and East Carolina finished 8-3 and neither one of us we
ranked. So maybe I think there is a coming of age for the conference
that is way overdue Logan said.
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$250month. Call Rick 412-2308.
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bedroom, off street parking, quiet area,
ppts OK. Only $225 a month. Call 830-
9592 and leave message. Available
November 1st.
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2; BEDROOM apt. available for sub-
lease, fully furnished, walking distance
to campus on 10th St. $475mo.
j"l utilities and phone will wave $200
deposit until available, need to rent
A&AP. Call 830-4907.
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itj Huge 1 bd. fireplace, modern kitch-
en, pool, gym 1 mile form campus,
quiet and dry. Watercable included.
Call 439-1289. leave message.
SERVICES
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60mo. 14 utilities. Call Carla
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fe'rate'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
gtmeeat 329-8758.
iMALE ROOMMATE needed to share
Jhree bedroom house within walking
distance of ECU. Rent $228 plus 12
futilities. Call 931-9407. Ask for Ben.
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ROOMMATE WANTED located close
to campus rent $135 a month 13 util-
ities phone, etc. call Jimmy at 752-
9376 for details.
MALE ROOMMATE needed ASAP
one. bedroom wi'n private bath and
pfione lines. $300 per month, no pets,
no smoking, 13 utilizes. Call 752-
7�36.
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FEMALE ROOMMATE needed to
share spacious 2 bdrm. flat one mile
faom campus. $225mo. plus 12 util-
ities. Call Leah ASAP at 321-9782.
ROOMMATE NEEDED: Three Bdrm
afcWilson Acres: 13 utilities, $240 per
month. Spring semester call 329-7160.
ROOMMATE NEEDED: Two BDR at
Vifesley Commons South. 12 of bills,
rttefer graduate student: W, NS, N
0. Call Robert at 329-0266.
RESUMES PROFESSIONALLY typed
also word processing (essays, term pa-
pers, projects etc.) Affordable rates.
Call 328-8836.
HELP WANTED
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for Springbreak 2000. All destina-
tions offered. Trip participants. Stud-
ent Orgs 6 Campus Sales Reps want-
ed. Fabulous parties, hotels & prices.
For reservations or rep registration Call
Inter-Campus Programs 800-327-6013.
NEEDfor your team, club, fraterni-
ty, sorority? Earn $1000-52000 with
easy 3 hour Fund Raiser event. Groups
love it because there's no sales re-
quired. Dates are filling up. so call to-
day. 1-888-522-4350.
EARN FREE Trips and Cash Spring
Break 2000. Cancun. Jamaica. For 10
years Class Travel International (CTI)
has distinquished itself as the most re-
liable student event and marketing or-
ganization in North America. Motivat-
ed reps can go on Spring Break FREE
and earn over10.000! Contact us to-
day for details! 800328-1509
www.classtravelintl.com
THE JEWISH Mother Restaurant is
now accepting applications for all po-
sitions apply in person between noon
and 6pm M-Sat in the Plaza mall for-
merly Annabell's 714 SE Greenville
Blvd.
SSSSTUTORS NEEDEDSSSS Look-
ing for some extra money (best pay
on campus) and a way to improve aca-
demically? Do you have a 3.0 or bet-
ter GPA? Become a tutor for the Of-
fice of Student Development-Athelet-
ics. We need individuals capable of
tutoring ACCT 2401, 2521; ASIP 2112,
2221; BIOL 1050, 2130; CHEM 1120,
4150; DSCI 41034113; GEOG 100O;
GEOL 1500; ITEC 2000; MATH 1065,
3228: NUHM 2105; PSYC 1000, 2101.
3310. 4375; and THEA 1000. Under-
graduate students are paid six dollars
($6) an hour and graduate students
are paid seven dollars ($7) an hour-
may be paid up to ten dollars ($10)
an hour. If this sounds like the job for
you, join us for one of our orientation
meetings in 236B Ward Sports Medi-
cine Building (behind Mlnges Coli-
seum) on either 1021 at 4:30pm. 10
25 at 4:30pm or 1028 at 4:30pm.
Questions? Need more information?
Contact Isha Williams at 328-4691 for
further information.
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pus$$ Versity.com, an Internet note-
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call 734-483-1600 ext. 888
ENTERTAINERS NEEDED dancers
needed. Make over $1500 weekly.
Must have transportation, phone and
be DRUG FREE. Call 758-2737 for more
information.
CLASSIFIEDS
DJ FOR Hire: Book now for your ev-
ent. Special discounts for students.
Music for any occasion and full lightn-
ing available. Competitive pricing and
guaranteed fun! Call Jeff 757-2037.
FREE CD of cool indie music when
you register at mybytes.com, the ul-
timate website for your college needs.
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STUDENTS, LOOKING FOR A
GREAT JOB ON CAMPUS?
CAMPUS DINING IS RECRUITING
CASHIERS, GRILL COOKS. DISHWASH-
ERS, ANO WAITSTAFF. ENJOY FREE
MEALS AND CONVENIENT SCHEDUL-
ING AROUND YOUR CLASSES. MUST
BE FRIENDLY AND DEPENDABLE. IF
THIS IS YOU, BRING COMPLETE WORK
HISTORY & APPLY AT MENDENHALL
STUDENT CTR-ECU FROM 9AM-4-PM
M-F. COMPETITIVE PAY & BENEFITS!
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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HELP WANTED
MUSICIAN WANTED for reception.
$100 and free food. Wind or string
instrument preferred. Call 931-9445.
Needed Sunday Dec. 19th from 4:00
to 6:00 p.m.
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a summer job run a summer
business" www.tuitionpaint-
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NIGHT FRONT DESK CLERK NEEO-
ED 10:30PM TO 3:30AM. ECONOMY
INN APPLY IN PERSON. COMPUTER
SKILL AN ASSET WILL TRAIN. REF-
ERENCES. RESUMES WELCOME.
CALL 754-8047.
CLERICAL POSITION: general office
duties. 2-4 hours per day MonFri. Call
758-0897 or apply in person at 1525
South Evans Street.
DANCERS EXOTIC Legal lap danc-
ing $1000-$1500week. First in the
state. Show up ready 8pm. Sid's Show-
girls, Goldsboro
NEEDfor your Team, Club, Fratern-
ity, Sorority? Earn $1000-$2000
with easy 3 hour Fund Raiser event.
Groups love it because there's no sales
required. Dates are filling up so call
today. 1-888-522-4350.
FACTORY MATTRESSES & Bed-
rooms has an opening in it's ware-
house and delivery department. Good
pay with benefits. Apply in person
only, 730 Greenville Boulevard. No
ohone calls, olease
GREEK PERSONALS
CONGRATULATIONS DEANN In-
gram on making the homecoming
court. We are so proud of you! Love,
the pledge class Gamma Sigma Sig-
ma.
CARMIN AND Troy you're both in our
prayers. Have a quick recovery. We
love you. Love your sisters of Alpha
Omicron Pi.
ZETA TAU Alpha- We had a great time
"Rollin in the Hay' last week. Let's do
it again real soon! Ya'lls rednecks in
Phi Kappa Psi.
ALL RIGHT girls, the hunt is on. Be
looking out for your clues! Love your
sisters of Pi Delta.
DJ FOR Hire: Sororities and Fraterni-
ties book now for your formal and oth-
er functions. Guaranteed lowest price
and guaranteed quality service! Latest
hits and old favorites make your get
together an event to remember. Full
lighting systems available upon re-
quest. Please call soon, limited dates
available! Cakalaky Entertainment
(Jeff) at 757-2037.
SHAWN AND Christa way to go in
pledge of the year! You made us proud!
Love the sisters and new members of
Pi Delta.
OTHER
WAITSTAFF WANTED. Apply in per-
son at Courtyard Tavern between 2-4
M-F. Must be able to work 2 weekday
lunches.
FREE CD of cool indie music wnen
you register at mybytes.com. the ul-
timate website for your college needs.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
PERSONALS
THE CARD Post. Report 342.1. Feel
Inn. Today's info addresses delivery of
questions, receipt of questionsand
answers forfrom The Card Post's '99
Election Paper Forum. First questions
can be written or typed on a postcard
or card of same size. Signatures wel-
come though not necessary on ques-
tion side. Notarized (on address side)
post cards can be mailed to: The Card
Post P.O. Box 587 Goldsboro. NC
27533. For personal pickupor ques-
tions page 24 hrs a day via pager 919-
705-5786. For hand delivery The Card
Post will receive questions in front of
Goldsboro City Hall Thursday 1021
from 9am-5pm. Questions received
1021or by mail 9:30am 1022will
be published ft mailed to citizens 8-
candidates 1024. To receive The Card
Post's '99 Election Paper Forum's ques-
tionssend a self addressed stamped
envelope marked questions' to same
address as above. To receive candi-
dates answers include another self ad-
dressed envelope marked answers
Answers received by 9:20am 1028
will be published & mailed on 1028.
Prosper 'n live long. Tom Drew. P.S.
For a betta choicevoice write in'
blanks are present on all ballots.
D.J. FOR HIRE
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FOR ALL FUNCTIONS S CAMPUS
ORGANIZATIONS
Call J.Arthur� 252-412-0971
ALPHA EPSILON Delta. The Pre-med-
ical Honors Society will meet Tues
Oct.26, 7:00pm in GCB 1031. Our
guest will be Dr. Randolph Chitwood-
Cardiac transplantation. $10 local
membership dues will be collected.
Everyone is invited to attend.
PIRATE CHASE 5k runwalk. The an-
nual Pirate Chase is back! It's a fun
runwalk event that will be held No-
vember 7th at 2pm starting at the Pi-
rate Club bldg. Registration Deadline
is Nov. 2, 5pm in the Student Recrea-
tion Center main office or the day of
event. Pre-registered cost is $5mem
$10non-mem. Day of event registra-
tion, the cost is $8mem-$15non-
mem. For more information please call
328-6387.
CHOOSING A Major and a Career
Workshop: A one session workshop
that helps you explore your interests,
values, abilities and personality and
find out which occupations match well
with you. The Center for Counseling
and Student Development is offering
this workshop on Tuesday October 26
at 3:30-5. If you are interested in this
program, contact the center at 328-
6661.
CHILD SWIM Lessons Mondays and
Wednesday Nov. 1-Nov. 17 from 6:45-
7:30p.m. Children must be at least four
years old to participate in this swim-
level based activity. Cost is $25 mem-
ber-$30non-members and registration
deadline is Oct. 29. Call SRC for info.
328-6387
CO-REC Flag football registration
meeting on Tuesday Oct. 26 at 5:30
p.m. in Mendenhall Student Center,
room 244. Call SRC at 328-6387 for
info.
, SPRING BREAK 2000
Jamaica, Caiu.Jii. Florida. Barbados, Bahamas
Book now For Frte Meals & 2 Free Trips
Book by December 17th for Lowest Rales
1-800-426-7710
www.sunsplashtours.com
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Three ways to
beat the high
cost of college
1. The Montgomery Gl Bill
2. Student loan repayment
3. Part-time Income
The Army Reserve Alternate
Training Program is a smart way to
pay for college.
First, if you qualify, the Mont-
gomery GI Bill can provide you with
up to $7,124 for current college ex-
penses or approved votech training.
Second, if you have�or obtain�a
qualified student loan not in default,
you may get it paid off at the rate of
15 per year or $500, whichever is
greater, up to a maximum of $10,000.
Selected military skills can double that
maximum.
Third, you can earn part-time
money in college, and here's how it
works: One summer you take Basic
Training, and the next summer you
receive skill training at an Army
school. You'll earn over $1,500 for
Basic and even more for skill training.
Then you'll attend monthly meetings
at an Army Reserve unit near your
college, usually one weekend a month
plus two weeks a year. You'll be paid
over $107 a weekend to start. It's
worth thinking about. Give us a call:
756-9695
MALI YOU CAN BtT
ARMY RESERVE
wwwaoarmv.comj
EXPLORING HEALTH Career Alterna-
tives Workshop in Mendenhall Rm-212.
October 26 from 5:30-6:30. All pre-
health students welcome. Come to
find out more about how you fit into
health careers.
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.
3-ON-3 BASKETBALL registration
Tuesday Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. in Menden-
hall Student Center Room 255. For info
please call SRC at 328-6387.
CAREER ALERT: All General College
students interested in a career com-
bining business and healthcare may
schedule an appointment with an ad-
visor in the Health Information Man-
agement Department during the week
of November 1-November 5. Call Mrs.
Brown (328-4436) or Mr. Bell .(328-
4468) for a pre-registration advisement
appointment.
THE EXSS Majors Club will meet at
7:30 PM on October 27 in the Pirate
Club. All are welcome. Hope to see
you there.
INTENDED CSDI Majors: All General
College students who intend to major
in the Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders and have Mr.
Robert Muzzarelli or Mrs. Meta
Downes as their advisor are to meet
on Wednesday. Nov.3 at 5pm in Brew-
ster C-103 Advising for early registra-
tion will take place at that time. Please
prepare a tentative class schedule be-
fore the meeting. Bring Taking Charge.
Your Academic Planner, and use the
worksheet to develop your schedule.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
YOGA: TREAT yourself to the relaxa-
tion you deserve! Enjoy this gentle
yoga class of relaxation, deep breath-
ing and stretching. Beginner Yoga:
Nov.3-Dec 15 Wednesdays 4pm-
5:15pm. Registration deadline is Nov.2
or class Nov.4-Dec 16 Thursdays
5:30pm-6:45. The Registration dead-
line is Nov.3. Advanced beginner Yoga
Nov 2-Dec 7 Tuesdays 5:30pm-
6:45pm. The Registration deadline is
Nov. 1. The cost for all of these classes
is $15mem-$25.non-mem. For more
information please call 328-6387.
NEW RIVER State Park: Learn river
travel methods and expect two days
of paddling and traveling by canoe on
one of America's wild and scenic riv-
ers. No experience is required, be pre-
pared for moderate days on the river
paddling in a mountain environment.
Trip dates are Nov. 5-7 and the cost is
$55mem-$70non-mem. Registration
deadline is Oct. 27, 5pm. For more in-
formation please call 328-6387.
ADAPTED SPORTS Day Saturday
Nov. 6, 9-4 at the Student Recreation
Center. Experienced instructors with
disabilities teach a variety of sports
and activities through participatory
workshops. Registration forms avail-
able at SRC main office. 328-6387
The East Carolinian IS
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
REGISTRATION FOR General College J
Student: General College Studentsd
should contact their advisors the waak
of Nov. 1-6 to make arrangements for
academic advising for Spring 2000.
Early registration week is set for No-
vember 8-12.
VOLUNTEERS THAT can knit or cro-
chet hats are needed by the Leo W. i
Jenkins Cancer Center's "Hat's with !
Hugs" program. In this program vot-
unteers make hats and donate then �
to cancer patients who have lost their '
hair. Crochet and knitting novices are
welcome to come learn how to make
hats. Yarn donations are also welcome, i
The group will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 9 ;
from noon to 1 pm in the Surgical Con-
ference Rm on the 2nd floor of trie j
cancer center. For more information
call 816-7867. �'
BECOMING A Successful Student
Tuesday at 11:00. October 26. The Cen-
ter for Counseling and Student Deveh
opment is offering the following work-
shop. If you are interested in this pro-
gram, please contact the center at 328-
6661.
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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-
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placed by individuals or campus groups. Business
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Midnight
-At A Glance
Video Karaoke - Create your own music video from 9 p.m. -2 a.m. in Room 244.
Open Glow-Bowling and Billiards - Jam to your favorite CDs as you bowl under eerie
black lights with custom glow-in-the-dark pins and balls and watch out for giveaways.
Outer Limitz and the Pirate Underground from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Illusion N' Fusion - Get on board and let this fast-paced alpha ride take you to a new
level in the Multi-purpose room from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Horror Flick - For a Halloween horror flick visit Haunted Hendrix Theatre at 9:30 p.m.
FREE Breakfast Buffet - Featuring delectable body parts, like scrambled brains (eggs)
or intestinal links (sausage). Stuff yourself at MSC Dining Hall from 11 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Club Mystique - Your favorite DJ, J Arthur, will spin your favorite jams. Great Room
from 11 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Costume Contest - Cash prizes for male and female best costume as well as best group
costume and for the best Rocky Horror Picture Show costume. Haunted Hendrix at
11:30 p.m.
BINGO - Try your luck from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. in the
Mendenhall Student Center Dining Hall.
Fortune Tellers Psychic Hotline - Psychic palm
readers will be available from 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. in
Cynthia Lounge to tell your past and future. If
you prefer an anonymous reading, phone up the
Psychic Hotline from the Student Organization
Booth from 9 p.m. -2 a.m.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Dress in your
best Rocky Horror attire and anticL.pate a great
show! Props will be provided - do not bring your
own. Tickets will be available at Midnight
Madness from 11 p.m. to midnight (one per per-
son).
Witches' Brew - A brewing cauldron of gook for you to sift through to win great prizes.
Halloween Safety
Tips
Try using make-up instead of a mask; masks can
obstruct vision or make breathing difficult
Remove debris from your yard that might be a hazard
to visitors.
Drive slowly all evening - watch for costumed children
(and adults) crossing the road.
Midnigh
Madness
Long ago on a dark and stormy night, a s B�B . 0
gated on the campus of East Carolina University to cook-up a cauldron full of
haunting excitement. These creatures conjured up a plan to attract tons of
unsuspecting students to an elaborate Halloween bash loaded with free food,
games, and great prizes.
OK, OK, so it wasn't so long ago, the night was dark but not really
stormy, and there were no witches. It was 1991 and the Division of Student Life
Major Events Committee decided to throw a major party at ECU for Halloween.
This bash, better known as Midnight Madness, has become an annual event,
and it keeps getting better each year.
Midnight Madness 1999 will be held on Sunday, October 31 from 9:00
p.m. to 2:00 a.m. in Mendenhall Student Center. This year's festivities will
include the all new Illusion N' Fusion, a fast-paced virtual reality that is sure to
get your body movin the ever-popular video karaoke, in which you can be the
star you have always dreamed of and take the video home to prove it; open
glow-bowling and billiards; BINGO; a delectable Witches' Brew Concocted of
slimy gook and great prizes, but you have to get down and dirty for the good
stuff; a horrorflick in Hendrix and a horror picture show in the Social Room -
The Rocky Horror Picture Show to be exact with all the props provided (note:
outside props will not be allowed); fortune tellers and a psychic hotline to fore-
cast your future; a costume contest with fabulous cash prizes; the newly named
Club Mystique featuring your favorite DJ, J Arthur; and last but certainly not
least, the monstrous breakfast buffet. And the best thing about this midnight
celebration is that it is all FREE
All you need to do to take part in this spooktacular Halloween bash is
show your valid ECU One Card at the door. You may bring a guest (high school
age or older), but you must obtain a guest pass prior to the event. Guest passes
will be available October 25-29 at the Central Ticket Office in Mendenhall
Student Center from 8:30 a.m - 6:00 p.m. and at the Todd Dining Hall Meal Plan
Office from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, passes will be avail-
able from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00p.m. at the Student Recreation Center. Tickets for
The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be available at Midnight Madness from
11:00 p.m. to midnight (one per person). Don't be left holding the trick-or-treat
bag. Go where the party is - at Midnight Madness 1999. For more information
contact the Central Ticket Office at 252-328-4788 or 1-800-ECU-ARTS, VTTY
252-328-4736 or 1-800-ECU-ARTS. The Central Ticket Office is located on the
main floor of Mendenhall Student Center and is open Monday-Friday, from 8:30
a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
You Can Make This
Pledge
I will not ride with a Drunk Driver.
I will not Drink and Drive.
I will watch out for my friend;
I will not walk haste


Title
The East Carolinian, October 26, 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 26, 1999
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