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Volume 74, Issue 75
Students succumb to the pleasures
of candy and sugar.
51 days to go until 2000
Today is Veterans' Day. This was for-
merly known as Armistice Day, which cel-
ebrated the end of World War I, this is a day
set aside to honor those who fought and
those who died in our nation's wars.
Money for students and staff severely im-
pacted by flooding is available through the
ECU Family Relief Fund. Those who are in-
terested may accoss an application through
the public folders on the Exchange e-mail
system or pick one up in the Financial Aid
and SGA offices.
' The VFW will hold a Veteran's Day Me-
morial Service at 11 this morning at the
Greenville Town Commons.
. The Fountainhead, the arts and enter-
tainment magazine of The East Carolinian,
is looking for a new editor. All interested ap-
plicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
and present a writing portfolio and a state-
ment of intent to Holly Harris at TEC office,
located on the second floor of the Student
Publications Building. For more information,
contact 328-6366.
ECU football will take on the University of
Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday. Kickoff is at
3:30 p.m. at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and will
be televised on Fox Sports Net.
The ECU Board of Trustees will hold a
special conference call meeting at 11 a.m.
today to consider two by-law changes in an
open session and to discuss a personnel
matter in a closed session. Those interested
may attend the open session portion of the
meeting in room 202 of Spilman Building.
Multi-cultural Reading Day will provide
students and faculty members the opportu-
nity to read at a public forum from the works
of their favorite authors. The event will be
held today in 1032 of GCB, from 3-4:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided. For more in-
formation, contact Dr. Seodial Deena at 328-
6683 or Dr. Gay Wilentz at 328-6678.
A news conference at 10 a.m. today in
Room 2E-92 of the Brady (School of Medi-
. jjjjae) Building will announce the award of a
-High Performance Connectivity grant from
the National Science Foundation. The grant
will put ECU into the loop of major research
institutions that use a high-speed data and
jjommunication network called "Intemet2
" ' Along with the announcement will be
Idemonstrations of ECU's research in bicF-
technology, violin acoustics and diagnosis
through telemedicine. These research areas
are expected to enjoy improvements and
other benefits from the installation of a
speedy network that is 10 times faster than
�current systems.
The Airmen of Note, the jazz ensemble of
the U.S. Air Force, will perform in a free con-
cert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Wright Auditorium.
The concert is presented by ECU and The
Daily Reflector. Free tickets are available at
The Dally Reflector and are required for ad-
Did you register for
classes online?
Vote online at
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Women's basketball team
predicted to win It all.
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and a low of 47
One needle, one pint, countless lives saved
frustrated with
FEMA actions
Bureaucracy blamed
for delays
Student Jeremy Stockholm went under the needle for the Blood Drive in Mendenhall Student Center on Wednesday, joining in the humanitarian
effort to raise the goal of 150 pints for the American Red Cross, (photo by Emily Richardson)
Construction takes over campus
Snags cause projects to
begin late
Angela Harne
Orange cones, bulldozers and
construction workers are begin-
ning to become as much a part
of the university as students.
Jarvis Hall, Student Health Ser-
vices and a new athletic build-
ing are all projects that will ex-
pand the services that students
Carol Himes, an ECU facili-
ties architect, said the renova-
tions of Jarvis Hall and Student
Health Services are the biggest
projects taking place. The new
Strength and Conditioning Ath-
letic Building is still in the plan-
ning process, and it is thought
that construction may begin by
Chancellor Richard Eakin
praised the current projects.
"I am very pleased with the
pace of construction Eakin said.
"Jarvis will be finished by the
next academic year and the new
entrance on the mall side is very
"Health Services renovation
is very exciting. We are bringing
modern technology for students.
"The Strength and Condi-
tioning Center is also a great ad-
dition to the campus. It will be
one the most modern facilities of
the nation
Construction began late on
Jarvis due to problems.
"Jarvis had already been
closed for quite some time
Himes said. "So it did not really
matter when we began the reno-
vation because it was not going
to affect students
According to Himes, con-
struction on other buildings usu-
ally starts in the summer.
"Problems occurred with
Health Services due to sewage
lines Himes said. "And then the
flood didn't help us either, so we
got a little behind schedule
According to Himes, con-
struction of residence halls al-
ways begins at the beginning of
Construction in front of Student Health Services forces pedestrians to take
the long way. (photo by Emily Richardson)
a semester.
"We must begin then so that
students won't be misplaced
Himes said. "And so we know
that we enough living space for
She explained how Jarvis
construction began in December
of 1998 and should be completed
by March 2000.
"We lost about four weeks
due to Hurricane Floyd and the
flood Himes said. "We also lost
about nine weeks when we first
Terra Steinbeiser
In the case of many ECU stu-
dents and Greenville residents,
the help that FEMA promised for
flood recovery efforts is taking
too long.
According to Rudy
Hernandez, a Greenville public
affairs officer, 78,000 people in
NC (9,500 of which are Pitt
County residents) have regis-
tered for FEMA funds. Of those
who registered, 26,000 people
have received over $44 million
in disaster aid thus far.
"There are over 3,100 home
inspections that are still waiting
to be completed Hernandez
said. "With the magnitude of this
disaster, lots of variables come
into play when it comes to re-
ECU itself is waiting for
money from the agency.
"We're supposed to be getting
money to cover the damage that
occurred on campus said Rich-
ard Brown, vice chancellor for
administration and finance. "We
haven't gotten any yet and it
could take months or even years
for us to see that money
Brown explained that while
the university and FEMA are
both working to help student
victims, they are not working
together and what each is doing
is "completely different
Some students expressed
their feelings about FEMA's re-
sponse time to their needs.
"I know there are a lot of
people who are bad off, but so
am I said junior Ed Carlson. "I
don't understand why every-
thing is taking so long
"We're received some assis-
tance with rent, but they're tak-
ing an extremely long time with
the rest of our claim said Jaime
Hinton, a senior elementary edu-
cation major.
Tuesday, the City of
Greenville held the first of sev-
eral public information meetings
to answer questions about one
FEMA program in particular�
the Hazard Mitigation Grant Pro-
gram, also known as the buy-out
The buy-out program is an
option for home and landown-
ers who suffered severe damages
and wish to sell their property to
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Alumnus donates money
to medical, music schools
Estate gift provides
scholarships for tal-
ented students
Angela Harne
A gift of $600,000 from the
estate of Gail Roberts
McClelland, an ECU alumnus,
will provide scholarships for fu-
ture students in the Schools of
Medicine and Music.
Vicky Morris, director of Do-
nor Stewardship, said that the
McClelland scholarships have
been available to students since
Aug. 1981.
"With Mrs. McClelland's
passing, the funds have increased
tremendously Morris said. "She
left a significant amount of
money to the university in her
According to Jeannine
Hutson, information specialist of
News & Information for the ADI,
the funds will be evenly divided
between both schools, providing
each with $300,000.
McClelland designated that
the money should provide schol-
arships at the School of Medicine
for medical students from ECU
who promise to practice general
medicine in the region for five
years after completing residency
According to Hutson, the
Medical Foundation of ECU�
the designated repository of all
philanthropic support for the
ECU Schools of Allied Health,
Medicine and Nursing�will
manage the fund;
Dr. James Peden, associate
dean of admissions for the
See DONATION, page 2
Musicians, amateurs have night in the spotlight
Open Mic Nite at Mendenhall
promotes local talent
Carolyn Herold
Mysterious squeaks and squawks issued
forth from the Pirate Underground, located in
the basement of Mendenhall. The occasion:
Student Union's Open Mic Nite on Saturday
The first student to perform was solo-gui-
tarist Chris Long. He played renditions of
"You're So Bad" by Tom Petty and an all-acous-
tic version of Nine Inch Nail's "The Becoming
which he worked out himself (the original song
has only a small part with guitar). He also played
Tool's "Aenima" and Alice In Chains' "Love
Hate Love Long explained that he is planning
on releasing a demo by Spring 2000 and hopes
to come to future open mic events to perform.
He has written several original pieces�
mostly in the rock genre�and a techno song,
which he wrote on his computer.
"I don't want to play anything original
in public until I have it all copyrighted prop-
erly said Long.
Other performers included J. Boogie, who
performed a very brief rap; a comedy team
called "Buff Daddy with "yo momma" jokes
that kept the audience laughing and "Sir Mix-
A-John the sound system guy.
Open Mic is held from 10-11:45 p.m. on
the first Saturday of every month. It came
about as a way to fill Saturday nights with a
student-requested event. Free coffee and
cookies and access to pool tables are avail-
able at the event.
"The Student Union Open Mic Night is a
way for the very multiculturally diverse and
talented students of ECU to display their tal-
ents, and open a doorway to the entertain-
ment world in a very small fashion said
Patrick Edwards, Student Union popular en-
tertainment committee chair.
According to Edwards, Open Mic is open
to anyone that wants to display their talents
through spoken word, music, comedy, skits,
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began due to structural changes.
Overall, everything is on schedule
and the dorms will be open to stu-
dents next year
She explained how Jarvis was in
serious need of restoration.
"Jarvis is the oldest building on
campus Himes said. "In 1908,
Governor Jarvis started the
groundbreaking on the building. By
1911, its first wing was added and,
in 1923, the second wing was added,
giving the building its U-shape of
The Jarvis renovation Is costing
University Housing $5.4 million.
That money comes from students'
housing fees.
"The construction was
planned said Manny Amaro, direc-
tor of housing. "We knew the en-
rollment and planned accordingly.
Everything is going along smoothly.
We are within our time slot we
foresaw the project taking 18
months, and so far we were right.
"Jarvis really needed to be re-
stored Amaro said. "An additional
courtyard is being added to Jarvis
and the dorms will remain as tradi-
tional style with regular double
rooms and hall bathrooms
It Is planned that the residence
halls will be open for students in
May for summer school.
Amaro also explained how this
is not the only the Housing con-
struction project.
"We have a 20-year plan in ef-
fect he said. "Within the next five
years, Jones Hall will be renovated,
a new dining facility will be added
to West Campus and another dorm
will be built. At the moment we are
looking for the dorm to break
ground to College Hill
While Jams' renovation is com-
ing to an end, a building right across
from it has several months left in
its renovations.
The 18-month renovation of
Student Health Services began mid-
October. According to Kay
Wilkerson, director of Health Ser-
vices, the expansion was long over-
"The request for an expansion
was put in 10 years ago Wilkerson
said. "Now that the plans are con-
crete, the process has begun. We
decided to just add to the building
rather than build a new one. Our
location is so convenient for stu-
dents that we did not want to jeop-
ardize that
According to Wilkerson, the cur-
rent Health Services will add 1,200
square feet to the building for a new
clinical unit. The unit will include
two new treatment rooms, doctor
offices, a new physical therapy unit,
a larger X-ray and pharmacy, along
with exclusive bathrooms which
will have window slots specifically
for urine samples.
"The additions will offer stu-
dents more privacy and confidenti-
ality Wilkerson said.
After the addition is completed
in approximately one year, the
Health Services' staff will move into
the new part of the building, while
the old section is being renovated.
That construction should take six
"So far everything is going
smoothly Himes said. "We have
hit a couple of water and electrical
lines, but they were quickly fixed
"We are little behind schedule
due to the flood said Jenna Batan,
Facilities engineer. "But overall
things are coming along well
Overall this is costing the cam-
pus approximately $3.5 million.
Funds are coming from debt ser-
vices, which supported the break-
ing ground of the Student Recre-
ation Center.
According to Chancellor Eakin,
the Strength and Conditioning Cen-
ter could possibly break ground this
month and construction may begin
during the spring semester. The new
building will contain meeting
rooms which will hold 500 on the
upper level, while the lower level
will provide athletes with modern
equipment for strength training.
This writer can be contacted at
the city instead of rebuilding. This
option is not open to tenants.
"This is FEMA's largest and most
expeditious buy-out program
Hernandez said. "We're working fast
as an agency, but we realize it isn't
fast for the flood victims
Despite the efforts of officials at
the meeting to explain the program,
many citizens left still feeling skep-
tical and frustrated with FEMA.
"They tell you on the phone that
someone will get back in touch with
you and come two or three weeks
later, you haven't heard a word
said resident Mildred Shenkens.
"1 need that money because
we're living in a pop-up camper
right now, which is quite a differ-
ence from our four-bedroom
Speaker Pat Young reminded
meeting attendees that the main
purpose of the buy-out program was
to get people out of area that would
possibly flood again, not to restore
people to their pre-flood status.
Officials also explained that
while FEMA seems to be making
little progress with processing appli-
cations for aid, things are actually
moving more quickly than they
have with past disasters. This is due
largely to the increased numbers of
agency staff members who are in Ra-
leigh. With Hurricane Fran, appli-
cations had to be sent all the way
to Atlanta to be processed and then
sent back.
"This is a long process, and
there's no telling how long it's go-
ing to take Hernandez said. "We'll
be here for as long as it takes
This writer can be contacted at
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School of Medicine, said that schol-
arships will be given to those stu-
dents who are in need of financial
aid and have high academic
achievement and exceptional lead-
ership skills.
Students at the School of Music
will also be given special consider-
ation for the scholarships estab-
lished with her gift. Criteria include
musical talent, academic merit,
commitment to working as a pub-
lic school music teacher in eastern
N.C. and financial need.
According to Hutson, the ECU
Foundation�the designated reposi-
tory for all philanthropic support
for the Schools of Art, Business, Edu-
cation, Health and Human Perfor-
mance, Human Environmental Sci-
ences, Industry and Technology,
Music, Social Work and Criminal
Justice Studies and the College of Art
and Sciences�will manage the
Faculty and staff expressed ap-
preciation for McClelland's dona-
tion and dedication to ECU.
"I never met Mrs. McClelland
but I am grateful for her generos-
ity Peden said. "This will help us
at the medical school continue in
our mission to provide medical edu-
cation for qualified and deserving
"Mrs. McClelland's donation is
greatly going to help us said Dr.
Brad Foley, dean of the School of
Music. "The donation is going to'
help our prestige and help us attract
better students
According to Foley, McClelland's
niece and nephew both graduated
from ECU as music majors. Her
nephew, Rodney Roberts, taught at
Appalachian State University and is
actively involved with ECU.
"I believe Mrs. McClelland chose
to donate the money to the School
of Music because it was a vital role
in her and her family's lives Foley
According to Herb Bailey, direc-
tor of Planned Giving and Institu-
tional Advancement, with the in-
crease of funds the amount of each
scholarship and when it will be
available to students has not yet

' Possession ofMariucmaUnderae Alcohol Possession�A student
from Aycock was issued a CAT after officers discovered marijuana
residue in his trash can and beer bottles in his refrigerator during
a consent search of his room.
Communicating Threats�A staff member reported that an em-
ployee had threatened another employee over a payroll dispute.
The victim did not wish to prosecute.
Larceny, Breaking and Entering of Motor Vehicle�A staff member
reported the larceny of his hang tag decal from his vehicle parked
south Of Brewster Building. Officers were unable to determine the
means of access into the vehicle.
Controlled Substance Violation�Two students in Slay Hall were
issued CATs for using a controlled substance and violating ECU
policy. No marijuana or paraphernalia were found in the room,
although both subjects admitted to using marijuana before the
incident was reported.
Simple Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Parapherna-
lia�-Two students were issued CATs and state citations for simple
possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia af-
ter a controlled substance violation was reported by staff member
In Tyler Hall.
Nov. 9
Damage to Property�A staff member reported that a student
had broken the glass top of a copy machine in Joyner Library.
There was no criminal intent and the incident is believed to be an
Damage to Property�A student reported damage to his bike
seat. The bike was secured east of Slay Hall and the seat was found
west of Slay.
been determined.
"The amount depends on the
endowment Bailey said. "As the
years progress, the donation will
gain interest, and then the amount
can be determined
McClelland passed away this
past March. She graduated from
ECU in 1931, when it was East Caro-
lina Teacher's College. McClelland
grew up in Mount Olive and Greens-
boro, and enjoyed playing the pi-
ano and organ as a child.
She taught school for several
years and then married Charles
McClelland. They moved to Indi-
ana, but when her husband passed
away in 1970, McClelland returned
to Greenville and became involved
with ECU. She became close friends
with former deans, Charles Staurtz
and Charles Stevens. They worked!
along side her to create her will and)
determine the gift she would leave;
to the university. She lived in
Greenville until her death.
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Graduation Ceremony
Announcements and
Schedule of Events
ECU's 1999 winter com-
mencement will consist of two
indoor ceremonies at 8:30 a.m.
land 11:30 a.m. to be held Satur-
'day, Dec. 11, In Willicfms Arena
in Minges Coliseum.
8:30 a.m. Commencement�
The first commencement will rec-
ognize all doctor of philosophy
degree candidates, master's and
baccalaureate degree students in
the Schools of Allied Health Sci-
ences, Business, Health and Hu-
man Performance, Human Envi-
ronmental Sciences, Industry and
Technology, Nursing and Social
11:30 a.m. Commence-
ment�The second program will
jhonor doctors of education, ad-
vanced study and educational
�specialists degree candidates, as
well as undergraduate and gradu-
ate students from the 21 academic
�departments in the College of Arts
and Sciences and the Schools of
Art, Education and Music.
Schools and departments will
hold graduate recognition cer-
emonies on Wednesday, Friday
anrSaturday. The following is the
schedule for the unit recognition
Wednesday, Dec. 8
Honors Program at S p.m. in
Jenkins Auditorium
Friday, Dec. 10
� School of Art at 5:30 p.m.
in Speight Auditorium
� School of Business at 3 p.m.
in Wright Auditorium
� Department of communica-
tions at noon in the Willis Build-
� School of Education at
2 p.m. in Williams Arena
� Department of English at
3:30 p.m. in the Willis Building
� School of Health and Hu-
man Performance at 7:30 p.m. in
Williams Arena
� School of Human Environ-
mental Sciences at 4 p.m. in
Hendrix Theatre
� School of Nursing at 10 a.m.
in Wright Auditorium
� Department of political
science at 4 p.m. in Mendenhall
Multi-Purpose Room
� Department of psychology
at 6 p.m. in the Brody Building
� School of Social Work at
8 p.m. in Wright Auditorium
� Department of sociology at
8:30 p.m. in the Willis Building
� Department of theater at
7 p.m. in McGlnnis Theater
Duke U.�A little more than
two years after the Interfraternity
Council set up its remarkably strin-
gent and controversial anti-alcohol
distribution policy, the 17-frater-
nity governing body recently toned
down Its sanctions to make them
more enforceable and to ensure
they mesh with national organiza-
tions' standards.
According to the new policy, a
fraternity's first violation will result
in a10-per-brother fine, as well as
a mandatory 10-hour community
service commitment from each
brother; a second violation will re-
quire a $20-per-brother fine and a
20-hour service commitment. If a
fraternity violates the policy three
times it will lose IFC, and therefore
university, recognition. Also, there
are no longer any IFC sanctions
against individual member's ac-
tions�instead, only whole frater-
nities can be penalized.
The new penalties are much less
severe than the ones put forth in
the 1997 version of IFC's alcohol
policy, in which a fraternity's first
violation resulted in a loss of its
spring pledge class and a second
violation meant a loss of IFC rec-
In the two years the old policy
was in effect, no fraternity was pun-
ished by IFC for open distribution
violations. Instead, any offenses
were dealt with by the university,
said Assistant Vice President for Stu-
dent Affairs Sue Wasiolek. She
added that the changes partially
stemmed from national fraternities'
dissatisfaction with the possibility
of chapters losing pledge classes.
Wasiolek said she did not see a
contradiction between the national
organizations' attentiveness to risk
management and their stance that
the 1997 sanctions were too harsh.
"(National organizations ex-
pect chapters to take the policy se-
riously but they don't feel that a
minor first violation should neces-
sarily preclude a fraternity from
continuing Wasiolek said.
"They're not saying the (loss of
pledge classes should not occur�
it just shouldn't be a standard pen-
Beyond these legal issues, many
fraternity presidents said another
catalyst for the change was the fact
that the especially harsh 1997
policy was virtually unenforceable.
"We didn't feel like anyone
would have the motivation to turn
anyone in under such a harsh pen-
alty said IFC President Ken
Collins, a Trinity senior. "It's hard
to make people feel that it is OK to
turn a fraternity in, that the good
they do for the community will
outweigh the social ramifications of
being 'the rat
Trinity senior Jason Barnhill,
president of Kappa Alpha Order,
said that although the 1997 policy
initially cut down on open distri-
bution, its effects did not last long.
"After the policy was in place a
little while, there was kind of a code,
of silence among fraternities, in
that fraternity member 'A' did not
always feel comfortable going forth
with information about a possible
infraction against another frater-
nity Barnhill said, "because his
own fraternity would be under the
To cut down on the old policy's
Army states: Two divisions
unprepared for war
Army has assessed two of its 10
divisions as unprepared for a
major war�the first time In years
any Army division has dropped
to the lowest of lour possible
readiness levels�officials said
A recent classified assessment
placed the 10th Mountain Divi-
sion, based at Fort Drum, N.Y
and the 1st infantry Division,
based in Germany, at "C-4 the
lowest level of readiness, Army
Chief of Staff Gen. Eric Shinseki
Shinseki confirmed the lower
ratings in a meeting with defense
reporters. He said the problem
was mainly a shortage of military
personnel rather than a lack of
equipment or a deterioration in
When asked whether he was
worried about the slip in readi-
ness, Shinseki said, "Sure, any-
time a division commander re-
ports C-4, we are concerned He
added, "We'll see what correc-
tions need to be made
He disputed the notion, how-
ever, that the Army is not pre-
pared to fight two major wan at
nearly the same time, a standard
of readiness that is fundamental
to the United States' national
security strategy. The fights
could be waed, he said, bui at a
higher-than-usual risk of failure.
Although the C-4 rating
technically means the divisions
are not ready for combat in a
major conflict, the Army has a
plan for increasing the man-
power of the 10th Mountain Di-
vision and the 1st Infantry Divi-
sion in the event they were
called up to fight, said a Penta-
gon official, speaking on condi-
tion of anonymity.
"There is a personnel short'
fall that we've been wrestling
with Shinseki said. He said his
"gut instinct" tells him the Army
needs a boost in its overall troop
numbers, but he is not ready to
ask Congress for an increase.
Another Army official said
the lowering of the ratings for
the two divisions was part of a
broader administrative change
in the way the Army calculates
the war-readiness of its units.
reliance on fraternities turning
each other in, the latest version re-
turns investigative responsibilities
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freestyle, dance or anything else. In
order for a student to reserve a spot
at Open Mic Nlte, he or she must
contact Patrick Edwards at 328-471S
at least three days before the per-
In the future, prizes will be
awarded for the best performer of
the evening.
"Anyone should come down
said junior Jay Giovannettone.
"This Open Mic was definitely bet-
ter than the last one
"I liked the performance very
much said freshman Casey Meyer.
"It fit the mood and it was very fun
to watch someone up there, doing
"Long looked very good. He
was very brave said one music
technician. "He gets props for that
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Mechanics Division at UDR1 has
been working for over two decades
in an effort to improve the resis-
tance of aircraft components against
objects such as birds or ice, which
can damage planes and other air-
craft during flight.
Manufacturers responsible for
the production of aircraft compo-
nents such as windshields and en-
gines are required to meet Federal
Aviation Administration standards.
To test the durability of their prod-
uct in simulated flight, manufactur-
ers seek institutions specializing in
these tests.
Aircraft components are tested
using a "chicken gun" to simulate
flying birds in order to test the re-
sistance of the different sections of
the aircraft. The 30-foot long barrel
is actually a compressed-gas gun
with a 7-inch diameter that simu-
lates birds hitting the different sec-
tions of the aircraft at up to 900
First used In 1977, UDRI tested
the gun using frozen chickens in
order to achieve accurate results.
Later, researchers developed a gela-
tin replacement that was the same
mass and density as the chicken to
continue to record accurate data.
Today, the gelatin cylinder rep-
resenting the chicken is placed in a
holding cylinder called a sabot. In-
serted into the barrel of the com-
pressed-gas gun, the tank releases
gas through the gun representing a
speed previously calculated by re-
searchers. This moves the sabot arjd
gelatin through the barrel until the
sabot is stopped by the narrowirjg
width of the gun and the gelatjn
continues to travel at up to 9(0
mph. The compressed-gas guri re-
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area where it hits the component
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Instead of the recovery effort taking
place on the flood plain, it is taking
place on Capitol Hill. While students
have taken what they can from their
battered homes and set in motion the
wheels of recovery, they must wait.
Generosity is your best path to bliss
In a world full of material possessions driven by
the need to consume, it is sometimes difficult to stay
unselfish and giving. Greed and self-concern are very
low character traits to possess and cannot be part of a
balanced and healthy life. If you have never given
within the blossom of complete unselfish love, then
you will never reap the multiple rewards.
What is it about the act of giving that makes you
feel so good? When you give, you send out a piece of
your love in some way or another and that love will be
returned many times stronger. It is not always easy to
see how it comes back but sometimes it hits you years
down the road, and you smile and remember where it
came from.
Gifts are not restricted to material objects either.
Some of the best gifts I have ever received have been
the time and advice of a friend. Here is something to
try; next time you make eye contact with someone,
perhaps even in the class you are sitting in right now,
smile at them and watch them smile back. Watch the
love come bouncing back magnified.
Why do you need holidays to remind you to be
gWng and caring? Don't wait until Christmas to grve-
someone a present that you probably just bought out
of lack of anything better. Find out what they really
like. Take the time to know them more deeply and give
them something completely out of the blue and with-
out any strings attached. Then you can sit back and
bask in the rapture of watching them really enjoy your
You can extend this attitude of giving to other ar-
eas of your life as well, such as in your relationships
with other people. Being emotionally unselfish to the
people to whom you are really close to is an extremely
difficult giving task, but when you can truly be this
way with them it shall set you free. Don't allow jeal-
ously, fear of being hurt or your own personal emo-
tional neurosis to stand in the way of giving yourself
completely to the few people who are especially close
to you.
The world could work on the principles of greed
and want and selfishness and in fact it always will to a
greater or lesser extent. But to rise above, oh, to feel
the joy in the acts of thoughtful bestowment; this is
where the real rewards lie. Be kind and giving, until we
meet again.
This writer can be contacted at
Alcoholism is real threat to students
Patrick McMahon
Given the environment that col-
lege-age students create for them-
selves, I think it would be interest-
ing to see how many alcoholics de-
veloped their addiction while in
This is not singling out ECU spe-
cifically, but all colleges. Alcohol,
the breakfast of champions, is the
main ingredient in many students'
diets. Some plan out their week by
how many times they want to go
partying, and on how much beer
they can buy for $20 and have it last
the whole week (you can get a six
pack of Old Milwaukee for $2.89).
When you think about it, many col-
lege students' lives revolve around
the next beer.
As far as Greenville goes, I have
never seen a city which so thor-
oughly embraces the almighty alco-
holic beverage.
Remember Hurricane Bonnie
last year? I mean holy jeepers,
Batman, people even put signs in
their front yard advertising them-
selves as getting drunk. I think the
"Greenville keeps sinking, we'll
keep drinking" sign was one of the
classier examples out there.
Heaven forbid you look from the
city to downtown. Downtown is a
city in itself, awash in bars and clubs
dedicated to the selling and con-
sumption of beer and liquor. This
ready-made environment for drink-
ing can be damaging to a person
who doesn't know their limits, or
their budget for that matter.
They could throw themselves
into the depths of addiction with-
out any ideas of what they are do-
ing until they find themselves wak-
ing up on a Monday morning and
getting drunk for Regis and Kathy
With all of this drinking going
on so early in a person's life, the al-
coholism rate must be tremendous.
I think it would be interesting to
trace all instances of alcohol-related
domestic violence offenses, DUIs
and disorderly conduct charges back
to when the offender was in college,
and then look at their drinking hab-
its back then.
I'm willing to bet the farm that
there is a direct correlation between
the offense and earlier drinking.
Make no mistake, I like to sit
back and have a beer with my
friends, and I like going to some of
the bars downtown, so don't think
I'm babbling about something I
know nothing about. I know what
my reasonable limits are and try my
best to stick within those limits.
What scares the living hell out
of me is when I see these people
drinking all day and all night, then
getting up the next morning and
doing it all over again.
Alcohol is a drug, and drugs are
addictive. I just hope we all make it
through this trip called college with-
out having every second of our
adult lives dependent upon alcohol.
TWs writer can be contacted at
The East Carolinian
It has been almost two months since Hurricane Floyd hit, when floods
paralyzed Greenville and the lives of ECU students.
While a number of students have found other housing, the routine of
classes and parties has taken many minds off the thoughts of condemned
houses and lost possessions. Unfortunately, those whose lives were touched
in an extreme manner by the hurricane still must deal with its aftermath.
Now, instead of the recovery effort taking place on the flood plain, it is
taking place on Capitol Hill. While students have taken what they can
from their battered homes and set in motion the wheels of recovery, they
must wait.
FEMA has given students and other victims of the flood monetary help,
emergency housing and options in a time when not much is going their
The organization plans to buy damaged property, reimburse students
for their losses and help meet the needs of those hurt by Floyd.
While FEMA's actions will bring much-needed relief to eastern North
Carolina, the recovery process will take time.
The damage caused by Floyd will tax the'resources of every organiza-
tion geared to help victims. Despite its massive size, FEMA will be no dif-
ferent. With 78,000 people in North Carolina applying for monetary help
from FEMA, relief will come slowly.
However, for those in need, the relief can't come soon enough.
For victims in need, the aid will help rebuild their shattered lives. Al-
though the wait is unbearable, the amount of relief FEMA aid will bring
will be immeasurable. These funds and other relief measures will assist the
victims' long trek towards normalcy and help them to rebuild not only
their houses, but also their lives.
Freedom of speech can not be dictated by officials
Dear Editor,
I recently received a phone call from the coordina-
tor of Greene Hall, the residence hall in which I reside.
She asked me to report to her office so she could talk to
me. I was slightly alarmed, but knew that there was no
reason to be paranoid since I had not broken any rules.
I went down to her office not knowing what to ex-
pect. The coordinator asked me if I remembered stand-
ing outside talking to a group of friends on the previ-
ous Saturday night.
Yes, 1 remembered, but I still couldn't figure out
what the issue was. She then informed me that she
had been in her first floor office while I was outside,
and she had been listening to my conversation. She
said she had heard me speaking in a derogatory man-
ner regarding University regulations and policies. She
began to chastise me for the comments I had made.
I was outraged not only because she had been lis-
tening to a private conversation, but also because I was
being made to feel like a high school student who broke
a rule and as a result was called to the principals office.
The coordinator told me that she did not like my atti-
tude and she would not tolerate it.
I informed her that being a freshmen in college and
considered an adult, I had the right to say whatever
came to mind, especially in a private conversation. I'm
sure that everyone knows that this right is outlined in
the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution. She had
nothing to say to me after that.
I left her office in total astonishment at what had
taken place. I am disgusted with the whole situation,
and I stand firm that although students agree to follow
certain University rules and regulations, we never
agreed to surrender our right to freedom of speech.
Meghan Brucia
Political .snobbery starts at university level
Dear Editor,
My heart bleeds for SGA Presi-
dent Cliff Webster.
After ail, he ran for office on the
premise that he wanted to serve the
university and its students. What a
shame that he didn't know about
the measly $400 per month he
would receive for the job. Now, as
he says, he must get another job to
make ends meet.
Never mind that $400 is nearly
a month's salary for many students
who are working too hard to even
think about extracurricular activi-
ties like SGA.
Never mind that the combined
annual pay of the SGA executive
council would pay for 15 or 20
scholarships to students who, oth-
erwise, might not even get to go to
Poor Cliff. Maybe he should
view SGA as a service�a service into
which he entered, even fought for,
voluntarily, but that would violate
his apparently mercenary attitude.
Or he could view holding the
position of SGA president as a pres-
tigious honor�an honor that will
reflect upon him when he comes
before prospective employers and
provide him with opportunities that
might not be available to those of
lesser stature, but that would not fill
his need for immediate gratifica-
tion. Or maybe Mr. Webster just
thinks that the biggest popularity
contest on campus (next to home-
coming court) should include a
healthier cash prize.
SGA is an extracurricular activ-
ity and a service. It is not either a
job or a career. It is a calling and
those who receive the calling should
be compensated, but not to the
point that it becomes a career. Mr.
Webster was not forced into it, and
he would certainly lead a fulfilling
and successful life without SGA.
He chose to serve his peers and,
in return, he thinks he should get
to be the world's first professional
student politician. And here, I
thought I had it tough because, even
with two jobs, I still had to scale my
classes back to part time and delay
my graduation by two years, just to
survive financially.
Poor Cliff.
Dustin Bennett
Senior, history major
If bats "buy" their friends, then we all do
Chris Sachs
I have wanted to write this ar-
ticle for a long time and I have never
gotten to it. It was not until recently
that a friend brought up the topic
that I have been at odds with for a
long time. The topic is fraternities
(and sororities) and whether they
are bad or good, why they get so
much flack all the time and if they
should go dry in 2000.
Now I knew very little about fra-
ternities�except for attending a few
parties and having a few friends in
them�and yet I always hear people
complaining and badmouthing
them. I never hear a positive thing
about them except from the frater-
nities themselves, and I finally felt
compelled to look into this when a
friend at a bar recently said (in a
drunken sentence fragment), "fra-
ternities guys are $A&!s
I asked my friend why, I mean
really, why do you think that is. He
was unable to give a logical answer.
So I asked others over the past few
weeks why they think the Greek
frats are bad, and for every person I
asked they could not give me a
sound reason why.
Now I know I usually complain
about everything, but 1 am also a
defender of justice, and I don't like
to see people unduly attacked for no
good reason. So I am here to defend
frats and the Greek system and hope
to dispel some myths. And just for
the record, I am not in a fraternity
so my opinion is biased free.
The first part I want to look at is
the oldest argument in the book:
"they are buying their friends
Where is the logic in that? I mean
really, a fraternity is technically a
club, a group of people with the
same ideals and goals, and to main-
tain that club you need revenue.
Let's say the club sounds like fun
and you want to be a member.
Now if you want to join that
club you need to pay your share of
the revenue needed to keep the club
going. Most of you have been do-
ing that since you were kids and will
continue to do so into your old age.
Prime examples are summer camp,
soccer, karate, Little League and pri-
vate schools while you were young.
Hundreds of thousands of adults
belong to the Rotary club, the Ma-
sons' Lodge, Shriners' Club, all cost
some kind of fee. Did they all join
those groups to buy their friends?
No, they joined because of common
Interests and because they're fun.
At last count there were over 115
clubs and organizations here at ECU
and most cost some kind of fee or
dues. So you're telling me that all
these people are buying their
friends? C'mon, give me a break.
The next item I hear about is
that frat guys and sorority girls are
jerks. I don't know about you, but
clubs don't change people nearly as
much as people think. If a nice guy
joins a frat he will most likely be a
nice frat guy. And if there is a frat
guy who is rude and offensive, well
he was probably that way before he
Fraternities don't make people
jerks; at most they exacerbate that
which was already there. When you
feel comfortable in a group, and you
have your friends around, you open
up as a person. You act crazy and
feel self-confident because you're
surround by people that like you.
They are not jerks; they are acting
the same way that we all do when
in a group of our best friends.
You're telling me that a guy on
the football team doesn't walk a bit
taller when his friends are all down-
town with him? Get real. Hey, Fred
and Barney belonged to the Water
Buffalo Lodge and they were never
called jerks.
This column will be continued
next week in a discussion about why
fraternities are NOT racist or elitist.
This writer can be contacted at

"m The East Carolinian
Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999
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out a man's genitals through his wallet
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"Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but
I think of it as the only time of the month that I can
be myself
"Women need a reason to have
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Macbeth auditions beckon actors, actresses
Shakespeare play begins three
month journey to opening night
Jennifer Brown
Lady Macbeth (Jan Rogge) comforts Macbeth (Mark
Robbins) in the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's
1999 production of Macbeth. (Photo courtesy of the World
Wide Web)
"Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd. Thnce and
once the hedge-pig whined. Harpier criestis time, tis
time said each student auditioning for the part of
the witch in William Shakespeare's Macbeth. It's tryout
time at ECU for the theater arts department, and stu-
dents are ust beginning a long three months of re-
According to "Macbeth Plugged the online ver-
sion of the Shakespearean tragedy, the play was writ-
ten in 1606 for King James I, following the death c
Queen Elizabeth.
"The play tells the story of a man urged by his wife
and foretold by prophecy, who commits regicide the
killing of a king) in order to gain power the online
source said.
Stage manager Wendy Alexander has been involved
in ECU theater productions for the past three years.
"I am organizing the auditions for Macbeth this
year Alexander said. ;�
Alexander works most of the time with lighting;
but this year she is working on organizing an entire
production, which is no easy task.
According to John Shearin III, chairman and head
of the theater and dance department, there will be ap
proximately 100-120 people auditioning for parts lit
Macbeth this year. He said he encourages everyone to
See MACBETH, page 7
"You can say any foolish thing to
will give you a look that says, 'My
never woultfve thought of thatT
-Dave Barry
in candy consumption
is key
Culprit calories
hiding in every bite
Kenton Bell
"According to a new survey, women say they feel
more comfortable undressing in front of men than
they do undressing in front of other women. They say
that women are too judgmental, where, of course,
men are just grateful
-Jay Leno
"In the last couple of weeks I have seen ads for the
Wonder Bra. Is that really a problem in this country?
Men not paying enough attention to women's
-Jay Leno
"I am not the boss of my house. I don't know how I
lost it. I don't know when I lost it. I don't think I ever
had it. But I've seen the boss's job and I don't want
�Bill Cosby
"Always be nice to your children because they are
the ones who will choose your rest home
�Phyllis Diller
"There's very little advice in men's magazines be-
cause men don't think there's a lot they don't know,
women do. Women want to learn. Men think, 'I know
what I'm doing, just show me somebody naked
-Jerry Seinfield
Mothers often tell their children that candy is bad for
them, and often, diet gurus and health magazines tout
the benefits of a life of nuts, grains and fresh fruits and
vegetables. When someone is craving sugary sweetness
though, health experts agree that it is not always best to
deny that sweet tooth.
"Anything that brings a pleasurable experience into
your life should be sought out, but in moderation said
Dr. Russ Federman, director of Health ServicesMental
If a person continually denies their self anything, then
he she is creating in his her body a more intense desire
for that thing. The tendency then is to binge, and there is
more harm in a binge on an entire carton of chocolate ice
cream than a couple of cones of Chocolate Fudge spaced
out over a couple of weeks. Eating candy can bring de-
light not only to your mouth, but also to your psyche.
' "Candy can serve as substance gratification! if you tan
not have a hug from your boyfriend or girlfriend you can
find some satisfaction in candy Federman said.
While candy tan bring both pleasure and gratification,
the sugar in the candy is a mine of calories if indulged in too
often. Anyone can enjoy candy, but many of the common
problems arise when people eat too much. In one level tea-
spoon of sugar, there are 16 calories and 4 grams of carbo-
hydrate. Sugar, corn syrup and artificial flavorings and
colorings can be found in most types of candy.
"Fat free candy is better than most, but the problem
comes not from the fat, but in the amount of calories con-
sumed said Heather Zophy, director of Health Education.
Calories and sugar do not really affect the soul when a
person bites into a delectable caramel apple sucker or a
Werther's Original, but after a while, those calories can be
seen adding up on tummies and thighs.
"From a nutritionist's standpoint, nothing is wrong with
eating candy said Dr. Laura MacArthur, assistant pro-
fessor. "People who are on diets can even use candy to curb
a sweet tooth instead eating of a whole piece of cake
When a person is forced to eat that whole cake (because
they have been in food denial), they are in danger of a calo-
rie overload. The amount of food or calories that a person
eats determines if they lose or gain weight, regardless of
where the calories come from. Empty calories from candy
and other sugary snacks are a hazard because they are not
filling nor are they full of the vitamins and minerals essen-
tial for good health. The other part of the equation for
weight loss, gain or maintenance is exercise and activity. One
must expend the same amount of calories that they consume
to maintain hisher weight.
The amount of food that the average American con-
sumes in a day can be determined by looking at what gro
eery stores sell in pounds of food.
According to Ask the Dietitian, the Site for Sound
Nutritional Advice, by Joanne Larsen, MD RD LD, "the
average American "eats" about 3,600 calories per person
per day and has not changed much from 1909 when it
was 3,500 calories per person per day. These calories come
from milk (14), meat (28), eggs and legumes (5),
grain products (26), fruits and vegetables (14) and
fats, sweets and beverages (13)
In 1909, people expended more calories a day, and
their diet consisted of about 57 percent carbohydrates
and 32 percent fats. The leisure activities have changed,
but fortunately, our eating habits are getting back on
track. In the 80s, the average American diet consisted of
43 percent fats and 46 percent carbohydrates.
A balanced diet, consisting of more carbohydrates
than fat and sugar is important, but self-denial is prob-
lematic. You may be able to resist the Oreos night after
night, but after too long, the whole pack of Oreos will be
empty and you will have eaten every single one.
The resounding message concerning the effects of
candy and sweets all seem to center on one word: mod-
"Everyone should treat themselves sometimes
MacArthur said.
Veteran's Day allows time for reflection
Millions remembered for
valiant service to their country
Susan Wright
"The problem with the designated driver program is
that it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked
into doing it, have fun with it. At the end of the night,
drop them off at the wrong house
-Jeff Foxworthy
Photos and quotes courtesy of tf i if �liM Vttl
Every year, people celebrate Veteran's day with bar-
becues and parties. This day was created to give people
a day to remember the thousands of men and women
who gave their lives and liberties for the freedom and
peace we enjoy today as well as enjoy time with family
and friends.
According to the Veteran's Day National Commit-
tee, "An Act approved May 13,1938, made the 11th of
November in each year a legal holiday�a day to be
dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be hereaf-
ter celebrated and known as 'Armistice Day
Armistice Day' was primarily a day set aside to
honor veterans of World War 1, but in 1954, after World
War II had required the greatest mobilization of sol-
diers, sailors, marines and airmen in the Nation's his-
tory; after American forces had fought aggression in
Korea, the 83rd Congress, at the urging of the veterans
service organizations, amended the Act of 1938 by strik-
ing out the word 'Armistice' and inserting in lieu thereof
the word 'Veterans With the approval of this legisla-
tion (Public Law 380) on June 1,1954, November 11th
became a day to honor American veterans of all wars
In Greenville, there will be a memorial service to
recognize those who have dedicated their lives to the
service of their country at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov.
The American flag and the freedom it represents has been
preserved by the dedication and sacrifice of countless
Americans. (Photo by Emily Richardson)
11 at the Town Commons. The ECU Army ROTC pro-
gram will be participating in the ceremony, and the
Air Force ROTC will be in attendance.
"The Army ROTC will be involved in the ceremony
with the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), and we are
going to provide some cadets to raise the flag as part of
the ceremony said Cadet Murphrey Knox, senior.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is an organization
dedicated to remembering and honoring those who
fought for freedom. Although their building was de-
See FLAG, page 7
Kenton Bell
The Truth about Wrestlers
The undertaker was in Suburban Commandos with Hulk
Kane starred in Diesel Number 2.
Dustin Runnels is the son of Dusty Rhodes.
Bill Goldberg, Brian Pillman and Mongo McMicheal
played professional football.
The Hardy Boys are from Cameron, N.C.
Wrestler's Pseudonyms
Undertaker - Mark Galloway
Shawn Micheal Mkheal Hickenbottom
The Rock - Dwayne lohnston
Stone Cold - Stevt W iliams
Big Show - Paul Wight
Hulk Hogan - .crry Bollea
Macho Man Randy Savage - Randy Dotto
Kane - Glen Jacobs
Triple H - Michael Paul Levesque
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Which World Wrestling Federation star never saw play
because of Warren Sapp?
Send in your answer for the challenge question, and if
it is correct, your name will be published in Tuesday's
issue of the paper.
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Associate Professor,
Associate professor Dr. Randy Joy ner has been as-
sisting the teachers of tomorrow's generation and fu-
ture businessmen and women attain skills for the
working world while still making the time to enjoy
the beautiful sites of America and Europe.
Joyner grew up in Wilkesboro, NC. He received
his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University
of North Carolina at Greensboro. From there he went
on to Virginia Tech University where he obtained his
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) and
his EdD in Vocational Technical Education with con-
centrations in businessmarketing education and hu-
man resource management
Before coming to ECU, Joyner taught at many
other institutions such as the Wilkes County public
school, Wilkes Community College and as an adjunct
visiting professor at Virginia Tech. Joyner then joined
the staff and faculty of ECU, to which he has been a
part of for the last 10 years.
"Back in 1989, ECU was on the forefront in my
area and they had a reputation of keeping ahead on
what was going on in business education and I wanted
to be a part of it Joyner said.
This semester, Joyner teaches microcomputer ap-
plications and the second semester of computerized
accounting for the business vocational technology and
education (BVTE) department. He also works in the
teacher education program.
"The program is a series of methods courses for
teaching students how to teach in public schools
Joyner said.
Among ail he has done in his field, Joyner has re-
ceived much recognition for his hard work. Some in-
clude outstanding service awards from the North Caro-
lina Marketing Education Association. He was also in-
ducted as a lifetime member of North Carolina State
DECA, a marketing students association; the 1991
Delta Pi Epsllon doctoral research award recipient
based on his dissertation; and is a member of the Na-
tional Association of Business Teacher Educators
(NABTE). This will be his seventh year on the execu-
tive board.
"fNABTE deals a lot with planning the direction
of businessteacher education Joyner said.
His recent project includes researching what it is
employers are looking for in their prospective employ-
"I received a research grant from Carolina Power
and Light (CPNL) to study what employees say they
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impact curriculum here and in the public schools
He is also focusing his attention on the research
component of the master's of science and vocational
education (MSVE) program.
"We have three people in the MSVE program who
have completed a thesis in the last year and a half and
two who will complete theirs in December Joyner said.
According to Joyner, these students are the first to
accomplish this in the history of the department.
When not busy In the office, Joyner enjoys work-
ing In the yard, watching sports and traveling around
the world. So far he has been through South America
and Europe and has been to 35 of the SO states. As a
people person, Joyner would always choose a profes-
sion where he could be Involved with people.
"I enjoy the student contact Joyner said. "You have
to have balance in your life. Work related activities
come and go, but you have to make time to build and
cultivate relationships with family and others. Life is
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get involved in the auditions.
"We do have several students, faculty and people
from the community who come out and audition
Shearin said. The auditions were held Monday and Tues-
day nights.
Getting a play of this size together takes some work
and a lot of time and dedication.
"The announcement of the play went out at the
end of last semester, the auditions notice went out three
weeks ago and the actual audition material went up
last week Shearin said.
The play is scheduled to open on Feb. 10, 2000.
According to Shearin, there will be four or five rehears-
als this semester where the performers will be solely
working on text. When the new semester begins, re-
hearsals will be in full swing from 6 1 p.m. Mon-
day through Friday.
How are the actors and actresses holding up with
the excitement and tensions of the auditions? Pretty
well, according to Laurie Clautice, a senior theatre arts
major. Clautice, who has been Involved in drama her
whole life, said the part of the witch is too big a part
for her to give up.
She also feels at ease before her audition.
" I'm excited Clautice said. "If you know what
you're doing you shouldn't be nervous
For prospective actors and actresses such as Clautice,
these next few months could be the most important
months of their life.
This writer can be contacted at
stroyed in the flood, their spirit has not been daunted.
Even though the veterans are running all of their op-
erations out of the American Legion, they still are hav-
ing the memorial service undaunted. The members and
their families believe that honoring the veterans Is vi-
tal because of the role that they played in defending
the country.
"If it wasn't for the veterans, we may not be here
today said the wife of a World War II veteran. "They
fought for our liberty
The veterans and their families are not the only ones
who believe that Veteran's Day is Important.
"There's a lot of sacrifices that veterans have made
throughout history so that we can have the life that
we know said Captain Donald Davis, assistant pro-
fessor in the AFROTC program.
Davis has been a member of the Air Force for six
years, and enlisted because he wanted to help people.
He could think of no better way than to join the mili-
According to Davis, it is often heroes such as
Eisenhower and Patton who are remembered by his-
tory, rather than the thousands of unsung heroes who
sacrificed their lives.
"Throughout history, we always remember famous
leaders, but'it is often the unknown people who have
made sacrifices for us and our freedom Davis said.
Veteran's Day is America's chance to take a day to
be grateful for all that we have and to commemorate
those who preserved and protected our rights and lib-
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Emotions surrounding Floyd poured out in verse
Editor's note: The following, poems were
written by sociology students during the
aftermath of the hurricane.
Adia Lawson
This poem was published Incor-
rectly in the 119 issue of The East
Carolinian. This is the correct ver-
The news was heard all over the
Category 4, Hurricane Floyd was a
It was headed towards the coast
with great force
North Carolina and Greenville In its
Classes ended and everyone went
I headed east and was about to be
put up to a test.
Tar River Estates I went to stay
Sitting on the couch I lay
Thinking, Tar River to flood, no
The next day Floyd had done its told
The apartment now starts to turn
to mold.
The street, beside the pool house,
now a lake
I can't believe my eyes for goodness
Under water are cars and trucks
This indeed, very bad luck
I head to my dorm traveling on Elm
The roads ahead of me now not so
Cop pulls me over, writes me a ticket
for breaking curfew
Me I didn't know, the cop well he
He sends me back; this could be bad
If I was to die what would now be
Floodwaters now becoming oh so
Just why can't everything be dry?
The sun falls and now it is night
Water coming up through the rug,
what a sight.
Must get out soon
Under this dark and dreary moon.
I finally get back to the safety of my
Realizing now that just could have
been my tomb.
" Wd you learn anything at all?"
Flooding what we've worked our
whole lives to obtain
Land no longer ground, but rapids
of rain.
Over, or is it? The pain still lives on.
You look around; everything is
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The water took away a good part of
my past.
Weeks, months, and maybe years,
The memory of this will always
bring tears.
The only way I'll get through it,
Go on with my life, I'll have to do
Helping hands and a kind face,
I have learned people's hearts are in
Working together to get this done.
Let's finish this up and have some
Sommer Greer
Dennis and Floyd came in with a
Lord please don't send us any more.
The driving winds took their toll.
Toppled trees and left a hole.
The rains that came, thought they'd
never stop.
Made the river rise to the top.
If that wasn't enough then there
came more.
The dang blasted water was headed
for the door.
I sat back and drank a beer,
Said no worry, have no fear.
By sunrise the water had risen a foot
and a half.
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the path.
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Lord I hope I can find a boat.
Paddling forever to find dry land.
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� Irvin sidelined for Pack
What will the Dallas Cowboys be like without
thBTIhree big stars on offense? They'll find out
SAday when Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and
MiSwel Irvin will miss the same game for the first
time'since becoming teammates in 1990.
Injuries ranging from fluky to career-threaten-
ing viH force the so-called triplets to be in street
clothes when Dallas plays Green Bay at Texas
5 SMtth Deion Sanders hobbling, too, the Cow-
f$ity�Qi-4) could be headed toward a lost season.
"They've already lost four of their last five games,
"bkfWng 17,14 and 10 point leads.
ffpbodv wants to hear about injuries said
center Mark Stepnoski. "But when you look
around the huddle�Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith,
Mike Irvin, Daryl Johnston aren't there. That's a
lot of weapons, and with those guys out, we are
kind of shooting blanks
Hbidout Yashin suspended for
The Ottawa Senators suspended Alexei
Yashin for the season and threatened their cap-
tain with financial penalties if the team loses
money because of his absence Tuesday. Ottawa
general manager Marshall Johnston, reiterating
tfiatthe Senators will not trade the Russian cen-
j$f�a1Sb said the club believes Yashin still owes
JfHSWua year's service. With both parties adamant
JthaCKey won't budge on their contract stance,
thceuspension seems to add little to the mix�
"unless Yashin unexpectedly caves in.
� ,But ,he threat of financial penalties and the is-
sue pf whether Yashin owes the team another
4f reould be critical to the league and the NHL
Players Association.
: TUtOttawa's latest move in its dispute with
Alexei Yashin, the club announced that, in its
view, it has some basis to proclaim that Yashin
srSuld be suspended for the balance of the sea-
sogpnd that he would be required to play one
more season with the Senators under the terms
of hjs; current contract said NHLPA executive di-
rector Bob Goodenow.
ECUNCSU game set for
12:08 p.m.
and NCSU will kick off at 12:08 p.m.
two football programs square off Satur-
�v. 20 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The con-
test will be televised for eastern N.C. by NBC af-
filiate, WITN TV-7.
The game between the Pirates and Wolfpack
will be the 22nd meeting of the schools, but this
will be the first time the contest has been played
in Gfgenville. Of the previous meetings 19 have
beerifteld in Raleigh, one in Atlanta (1992 Peach
Bowl) and one in Charlotte (1996). ECU con-
cludes its Conference USA schedule this Satur-
day, Nov. 13 when we meet Cincinnati in Dowdy-
Ficklen Stadium. NCSU plays UNC-CH this
Thursday, Nov. 11 at Charlotte's Ericsson Sta-
" Logan one of 10 semi-
finalists for Coach of the Year
ECU Head Football Coach Steve Logan is
one of 10 collegiate coaches nationally an-
nounced Thursday as a semifinalist for Football
Nes 1999 Coach of the Year.
Logan, in his eight season at ECU, has guided
thd Mfates to a 7-2 record (3-2 in Conference
USALbeading into Saturday's game against Cin-
ttran named AL Rookie of the
oCarlos Beltran of the Kansas City Royals was
a'nearly unanimous choice Tuesday as American
League Rookie of the Year following a season in
which he was the first rookie in 24 years with 100
RBI and 100 runs. The 22-year-old switch-hitting
outfielder received 26 of 28 first-place votes. He
also received one second-place vote and was by-
passed on one ballot. He earned 133 points from
nel of the Baseball Writers'Association of
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The East Carolinian
Pirates gear up for Cincinnati
Team hopes to stop
Bearcats' quarterback
Stephen Schramm
With a conference title now out of the picture, and
a titanic match up with archrival N.C. State looming,
it could be easy for the Pirates to overlook this Saturday's
game with last-place Cincinnati. However, coming off
of a loss last week to UAB, odds are they will not look
past the Bearcats.
"We're going to play harder said tight end Rashon
Burns. "We went out in the UAB game and thought we
were going to play hard, but we ran into some bumps
In the road
Cincinnati sits at 3-6 on the season, and 0-4 in con-
ference play. One of their three wins came against then
No. 9 Wisconsin in September.
"We know they've got the talent to beat almost
anybody in the country, they beat top 10 teams said
linebacker Jeff Kerr. "It's going to be a tough game
this week
The Cincinnati offense is centered around quarter-
back Deontey Kenner and running back Robert Coo-
Kenner, a junior out of Hopkinsville, Ky. is in his
first season as a full-time starter. Kenner takes over for
Chad Plummer, with whom he shared the job in 1998.
Kenner and the Bearcats feature a strong passing
attack. Their aerial game has drawn comparisons to the
offense of Tulane.
"The difference between the Tulane offense and the
Cincinnati offense is at quarterback said Head Coach
Steve Logan. "The joker in the deck will be Deontey
Kenner. Whereas the young man from Tulane was not
particularly mobile, this Deontey Kenner can run re-
ally, really well
In addition to passing, Kenner is also an adept run-
ner. The Pirate defense believes they will be able to stop
Defensive leaders like Tohma Mc Millan will look to contain Bearcat
- oftense.(photo by Emily Richardson)
"If we put helmets on him, he won't have any ef-
fect on anything Kerr said. "We've got to get a good
hit on the guy, and go out and stop that little passing
game that he's got
Another area of concern for the Pirate defense is
the running game of the Bearcats. Cincinnati running
back Robert Cooper had a 209-yard performance against
Miami of Ohio and a three-touchdown game against
Pirates aim for top of CAA
Gibson expects
best season ever
Tiffany Waters
Assistant Sports Editor
The ECU women's basketball
team plans to give their CAA
opponents a run for their money.
"I am excited about the season
said ECU women's basketball
Head Coach Dee Gibson.
Gibson is looking to her 12
juniors and senior to lead the way
for her younger players.
"I'm looking for Danielle and
Waynetta to lead the team on and
off the court Gibson said.
Leading the defense and offense
are seniors Waynetta Veney and
Danielle Melvin.
"We are looking for big things
from Danielle this year Gibson
said. "She now has a lot of confi-
dence and she will be one of our
big leaders this year
This is only Veney's second sea-
son with the lady pirates but will be
her last due to
her transfer
from the
College of
Charleston to
ECU at the
end of her
will get a kit of
touches on the
offense this
year Gibson
"She is a very
vital part of
our program
and all of our
shots should
go through
either her or
Also looking to step up this year
and show her stuff is freshman Tali
Robich from Richmond Senior
High School in Rockingham, NC.
"She is an outstanding shooter
who will play small forward for us
Gibson said. "She is going to be a
fine player for us and she will pos-
sibly make a run for Freshman of
the Year
To guide the offense Gibson is
looking for the "1-2 punch" and for
her post players to get down the
floor. Gibson is looking for the run
game to improve and thinks it will
help having a smaller team.
Last season the Lady Pirates
averaged 70 points a game but
Gibson expects the pirates to step
that up and average 80. Gibson
also expects to see the three point
shot more.
"Offensively, I think our strong
point will be our transition Veney
said. "We are focusing on becom-
ing a running team
Running patterns look to cause
small problems for the offense at
"The weakest part of our offense
is remembering the offense (play
patterns) Veney said.
Looking very strong right now is
the pirate defense lead by junior
transfer Tamilla Murray and Junior
Joana Fogaca.
"This is the best defense I've
coached by far Gibson said.
The defense is working great for
the pirates but be a small team may
hurt the program a little.
"Defensively, we have a tough
time getting back in transition and
communicating Veney said.
Looking to cause the biggest
threat to the lady pirates is ODU.
"1 am looking forward to playing
in the game said junior transfer
Tamilla Murray. "I have never real-
ly played in a division one game
and I'm up for the challenge
The Pirates have taken tough
losses from ODU in the past but
look to change that this year.
"We want to pay them back
Veney said.
The biggest change from last year
is the personnel. With eight players
returning and seven newcomers the
team is having to re-gel.
"We're a much smaller team than
last year which can be a positive or
negative thing but hopefully posi-
tive Veney said. "We are a more
mature team with 12 seniors and
The team is also noted as being
a quicker team than before.
Only in her second season at
ECU Gibson "thinks our returners
have set a precedent for our new-
comers and it takes the pressure off
of me
Needless to say this is going to
be an exciting year for lady pirates
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Women lose two exhibitions
Hungarians and
Slovaks top Pirates
Crystal Avery shoots a f reethrow against
the Stovakiian All-Starsphoto by Bobby
Tiffany Waters
The Lady Pirates basketball team
shows promise for the 99-00 season
despite losing both exhibition
games 108-71 against the Hungar-
ian National team and 77-74 to the
Slovakian National team.
The team opened the preseason
in a losing effort against the FTC-
niego Budapest here Sunday. "Over-
all I was very disappointed in our
team said women's basketball
Head Coach Dee Gibson.
The Hungarian team controlled
the game from the get go and never
let up. They dominated the field
goal percentage by a .310-to677
ECU kept it close in most of the
first half until the Hungarians went
on a 20-4 run with eight minutes
to go until halftime. In the second
half it was all Hungarian.
Danielle Melvin and Waynetta
Veney showed signs of life for the
pirates' scoring in double figure on
the evening. Melvin was 9-for-12
from the line with eight rebounds,
three assists and one steal. Veney
was 4-of-5 from the line with one
assist and one steal. Newcomers
Rosalyn "Roc" Canady and Christal
Avery have eight each while Joana
See LAMES, page 10
UAB. Cooper ranks 13th in the nation in rushing, and
he only needs 46 yards to reach 1,000 for the season.
"We've got to slow their running back down. Rob-
ert Cooper is a really good player Logan said.
Saturday's game will be the 13th meeting between
the two teams. The Pirates hold a 10-2 series lead.
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Quincy Hall grabs a rebound against USDBL All-Starsphoto
by Bobby Russell)
Pirates beat
All-Stars 88-82
Dunk, Meadows
return to Minges
Stephen Schramm
On the night when the fans could get a glimpse ol
the future of Pirate basketball, a pair of familiar face
returned to Williams Arena. The ECU Men's basketbal
team had their first exhibition game of the season, i
88-82 win over the USDBL All-Stars.
The game marked the first game on the Pirate bench
for head coach Bill Herrion.
The Pirates got strong performances from their bi
men. ECU'S Neil Punt and Quincy Hall were the Pi
rates' leading scorers with 16 points and 14 points re
spectively. Alphons van Ireland scored eight points of
the bench.
"I thought we got great production out of oui
frontcourt said Head Coach Bill Herrion. "That's beer
a real emphasis since day one. I thought Neil Punt
Quincy, Alphons, even though he didn't get a lot o
minutes, I felt he did a lot of good things. One of oui
emphasis this year is to get the ball inside, and I thin!
these guys can score inside Herrion said.
The Pirates did not get much production from twe
of their leading scorers from last season. All Confer
ence candidate, Evaldas Joeys went 1-6 from the fielc
and scored five points. Sophomore Brandon Hawkin:
went 1-5 and scored three points.
"Evaldas Joeys is a very, very important part of thi:
basketball team, particularly offensively Herrion said
"He scores five points tonight and gets one basket. Bran
don Hawkins is another very important part of thi
offensive basketball team, he scores one basket and wi
get 88 points. I think that's kind of a positive sign
Herrion said.
The exhibition game was the first time the tean
could square off against someone other than them
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The East Carolinian
Thursday, NoV
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All-CAA honors
go to Davis, Sandhoff
Women's tennis falls to NCSU, UNC-G LADIES
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Women's soccer strong
despite ODU loss
Tiffany Waters
The ECU women's soccer team
lost 2-0 to Old Dominion Univer-
sity in first round CAA Tournament
play despite having two members
earning All-CAA honors.
�' 'Obviously we were disap-
pointed with the loss said
women's soccer Head Coach Rob
Donnenwirth. "We played strong In
the first half
ODU struck early in the first half
with a goal from Kristin Murray who
dropped a shot from 25 yards out
to give the Mbnarchs a 1-0 lead.
"I was really disappointed about
it said junior midfielder Erin
Cann. "I don't think that we played
to our full potential
Murray's goal came off an assist
from ODU's Anna Gruzalski.
"It was a big disappointment to
everybody because we knew we
could do better said junior
midfielder Kim Sandhoff. "The way
we played in the tournament and
the season proved we had a good
team and people are starting to rec-
ognize it
The game stayed at 1-0 until the
89:51 minute when ODU's Melanie
McGovern scored off an assist from
Jen Henley to assure the 2-0 victory.
"I was disappointed because we
could have done better than that
said senior defender Jill Davis.
The Pirates' season is now com-
plete despite Jill Davis and Kim
Sandhoff who have earned All-CAA
Senior Jill Davis was named to
the first-team, which marks the first
time an ECU player has ever earned
first-team honors.
"Ifs a real honor to get some-
one on the All-CAA first team
Cann said. "Jill really deserved it
Davis, a 1999 All-CAA second-
team pick, has enjoyed an outstand-
ing career with the Pirates.
"It was kind of bittersweet be-
cause I felt some others on our team
actually deserved it Davis said.
Davis, a four-year starter, leads
the ECU career games played list
with 74.
"She was an unbelievable back
for us all four year Donnenwirth
Junior Kim Sandhoff was named
to the All-CAA second team for the
third straight year.
"Kim is probably the most skill-
ful player on the team
Donnenwirth said.
Sandhoff owns the ECU career
and single-season record for goals,
points and assists.
"She had a great season and it's
good that she got the recognition
she deserves Cann said.
Sandhoff is the team's leading
scorer for the second straight sea-
son as she tallied in seven goals and
assists this season.
"I was kind of disappointed that
more people weren't named to All-
Conference Sandhoff said.
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Loss prepares team
for spring competition
Susanne Milenkevich
"It was a very one-sided affair said Assistant Coach
Troy Robinson. "We played hard, but couldn't seem to
get things going for us
Rounding out the competition was the combina-
tion of Ellbring and Torres who lost to UNC's duo of
' Kendrick Bunn and Kate Pinchbeck, 8-5.
"We played well but it wasn't good enough to beat
tiwn Ellbring said.
According to Spears, the tennis team does not have
' indoor facilities like those of Wake Forest, so it was dif-
ficult to prepare for this tournament.
"It was really hard to be prepared for the different
surface Spears said. "We don't have any courts like
The ECU women's tennis team wrapped up the
season as they competed in the Southeast RqgMial
door Championships at Wake Forest University last
Representing ECU in singles play Were senior As "that to practice on
Ellbring and sophomore captain Meredltbjjats. T Looking ahead to the spring season, Spears believes
Ellbring matched up with sophomore MariaCkpr. tills tournament can help the team better prepare for
Torres for doubles action. Spears opened the ftfitday !he competition it will face come February.
of competition for ECU when she took on MCSU's
Katrina Gildemeister.
After two matches Spears was defeated, 6-0; &2.
"It wasn't my best day Spears said. "I was very
"Second on the day for ECU was Ellbring who also
fell to her opponent, Jenny Gonzalez of UNC-Greens-
boro, 6-1, 6-1.
Cowboys deal with life
without triplets
IRVING, Texas (AP) - What will the Dallas Cow-
boys be like without their three big stars on offense.
They'll find out Sunday when Troy Alkman, Emmitt
Smith and Michael Irvin will miss the same game for
the first time since becoming teammates in 1990.
Injuries ranging from fluky to career-threatening
will force the so-called triplets to be in street clothes
when Dallas plays Green Bay at Texas Stadium.
With Deion Sanders hobbling, too, the Cowboys
(4-4) could be headed toward a lost season. They've
already lost four of their last five games, blowing leads
of 17, Hand 10points.
"Nobody wants to hear about injuries center Mark
Stepnoski said. "But when you look around the huddle
See COWBOYS, page 11
t "It really helped us because we saw some tough com-
petition Spears said.
The Lady Pirates will have a three-month hiatus
from competition before beginning in the spring when
ECU plays host to Barton College Feb. 5, 2000.
This writer can be contacted at
Fogaca and freshma
Robich added six.
"We played harder tonight
we did the other night,
"I thought In the first
we played well
The lady pirates lost a
here Tuesday falling 77-74
Slovakian National Team at
Coliseum. "We've done
past, we get a lead or sorrv
half time and we think
and we think the games oveStnd
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"It felt real good Hall said. "Sometimes I don't go
as hard as I can In practice because I know these guys.
It's different going up against guys you don't know
Hall and the Pirates did know two of the All-Stars.
Former ECU standouts Alico Dunk and Othello Mead-
ows returned to the floor in Williams Arena for the
first time since they suited up as Pirates. Meadows
scored 11 points coming off of the bench, while Dunk
added 12.
"It was kind of odd going against my former team-
mates Dunk said. "They know my moves. I know
theirs. It was kind of tough playing against them. It
was fun Dunk said.
Dunk, who grew up in nearby Ayden, was impressed
with the Pirates.
"They're going to be a real good team, they play
great defense Dunk said. "All teams that play great
defense have a chance to win every ballgame
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The Hungarian team lead the
field goal percentage .484305. "l'
think that we got back better on our
transition Melvin said. "I think we;
communicated better this game
Scoring in double figures were j
seniors Danielle Melvin (17), 1
Waynetta Veney (23) and freshman!
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from page 10
Troy Aikman, Em mitt Smith, Mike
Irvin, Daryl Johnston aren't there.
That's a lot of weapons and with
those guys out, we are kind of shoot-
ing blanks
Irvin, Aikman and Smith were
consecutive first-round picks from
1988-90 who became the nucleus of
the team that won an unprec-
edented three Super Bowls in four
Since Smith arrived, at least two
of them have been on the field for
151 of Dallas' 1S2 regular-season
games. The only exception was a
meaningless finale in 1996 that
Aikman and Smith skipped to rest
for the playoffs.
No other combination of quar-
terback, receiver and running back
has remained together as long.
Irvin has been out for a month
with a neck injury that led to the
discovery of a genetic condition
that could force him to retire.
Aikman and Smith were injured
Monday night in a 27-17 loss to
A third-quarter sack left Aikman
with a concussion, his second head
injury in eight days and his sixth
concussion in 11 seasons. Aikman,
the National Football League's high-
est-paid player, had headaches most
of last week.
Smith broke the bone behind
the big knuckle on his right ring fin-
ger on a long second-quarter touch-
down run. His hand got stuck in the
mask of a player he was stiff-arm-
Galloway reports to camp
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) Joey
Galloway says he finally decided to
end his season-long holdout and re-
turn to the Seattle Seahawks because
he missed playing in the NFL.
"I realized that playing football
is what I wanted to do the star
wide receiver said after reporting to
the Seahawks and passing his physi-
cal examination Tuesday.
He came to Seattle two weeks
ago to check out his house and see
some friends before returning to his
home in Dublin, Ohio.
"I had a chance to hang out with
some teammates and I got closer to
the situation Galloway said. "It
bothered me when I got on the
plane to go back to Ohio. It both-
ered me that I wasn't joining the
team, that I wasn't playing foot-
His holdout began when he
missed the start of training camp in
Cheney on Aug. 1. It cost him
$1,047 million: $837,117 in lost sal-
ary and $210,000 in fines. During
the holdout, the Seahawks took
their $35 million, seven-year con-
tract offer off the table, including a
$7 million signing bonus.
Without Galloway, new coach-
general manager Mike Holmgren
has the Seahawks off to a 6-2 start
and in first place in the AFC West.
They won at Green Bay on Monday'
Night Football and beat Cincinnati
at home last week.
The Seahawks will play Denver
in the Kingdome next Sunday
Galloway said he was ready to
start helping his team right away,
but wasn't sure when Holmgren
plans to start using him. On Mon-
day, Holmgren said it would be dif-
ficult for Galloway to begin playing
right away. Holmgren did not talk
to reporters on Tuesday.
Holmgren can choose to use a
two-week roster exemption for Gal-
When the player and coach met
Tuesday, Holmgren handed him a
thick playbook. Galloway took part
in Holmgren's minlcamps.
The Seahawks players had Tues-
day as their day off. They return to
practice on Wednesday.
"I'm going to give it everything
I have Galloway said. "I want to
play as soon as possible. The coach
will have to make a decision later
on in the week whether he thinks
I'm ready to play or not
In Galloway, the Seahawks are
getting back their best offensive
player. Galloway was Seattle's first
receiver picked in the first round of
an NFL draft. With blazing speed,
he gives new starting quarterback
Jon Kitna a deep threat to stretch
defenses, taking the pressure off vet-
eran running back Ricky Watters.
Galloway will play under the
terms of the final year of his five-
year contract for $1,585 million,
minus his fines and $93,235 for
each week missed. In order to be-
come a free agent in March, he
needed to be on the Seahawks' ros-
ter for the final six games of the
regular season.
The Seahawks still can hold on
to Galloway by declaring him their
franchise player. It's unclear
whether Holmgren will try to retain
Galloway, although he said
throughout the holdout that he
wanted to keep him to help the
team this season.
Galloway was the clear loser in
his confrontation with Holmgren,
who arrived in Seattle from Green
Bay in January. But he handled a 10-
minute interview session the way he
handles some of the NFL
comerbacks who have to try to con-
tain him: smoothly and efficiently.
"I don't think it was hard at all,
but I was a little anxious coming in
today he admitted. "I don't look
at it from a money standpoint right
now. I want to move forward and
play football. I'm not going to sit
and say, 'Gee, I wish I had that
money. I wish I had played 4
He said his meeting with
Holmgren went well.
"I think both sides are going to
have some hard feelings Galloway
said. "But, hopefully, those hard
feelings are left outside. I know
mine were
Galloway said Seattle's best start
since 1984 played a pivotal role in
his decision to end his holdout.
"A lot of people say, Ts it tough:
to come back?' I reply, 'Why would,
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that's 6 and 2 and playing the way
these guys are playing?' Hopefully
I can help out
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member of the Seahawks beyond
this season. He still hopes a new
contract can be worked out with the
Seahawks. ,
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this, I've wanted to sign a long-term,
deal in Seattle he said. "That's
been my goal the whole time.1
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THE CARD Post. Report 345 B Inn.
To reflect upon recent statements
about 'Buddhism' in the N 6 O's Faith
Section it to share another's under-
standing of eternity's permeation of
the presentft welcome others to
open discussion (via P.O. 27533-
5786& pager 919-705-6786)the Di-
amond Seed School of Buddhism pres-
ents the following proemfalling
among the springs of a winter leaf's
bedsummer moon memorances
THE CARD Post. Nile Wide Smile. 'Go
to this land Vaneesha& bring back
this perfected mirror other traders
speak ofone can see one's own
smileclear as the autumn sky Gone
a day, a season a year.the palace trad-
er appeared. Holding that she may
see at lengthsmiling the empress re-
sponded "Much. much, much bet-
tathan a moon on a silver spoon. .&
you say they spoke of a land futher
beholding another mirror one pol-
ished daily enables one to see clear
to the depths of one's soulcalled a '
Mandala Gone a day, a season, a
year, 5 yearsappeared. Polishing
mightlythe future was brightfor a
generation. Then sky hid the sun &
seasons lost harmony. To the court
jester she said "In all this mandala I
precieve.this can't besurely you
agree 'No said she. And he replied
'As the one you have is supernatu-
ral. I'm awa-e of another.naturally su-
per6 to share a vision to compare. I.
need your Vaneesha mirror& a dia-
mond As he described a line down
the mirror's centershe nearly
screamed. As he tapped snapped it in
twoshe did. 'Shhhhhl' he said
"Though you think you'll see lessyou
shall see even moreas neva before
Giving her 12 to hold to her
front with the other 12 he stood be-
hind. As she began to smile again &
morehe turned it sidewize to catch
all. 'AhTo see as others see" she
replied. Polishing this new mandala da-
ilyher empire of Mirthcovered the
Earth. A Beginning. T.K.D.
THE CARD Post report 346. Id Inn.
To reflect upon recent statements
about 'Buddhism' in to N & O's Faith
Section and to share another's under-
standing of 'gender role' in propoga-
tion.and to welcome others to open
discussion (via P.O. 275330587 8-
pager 9190705-5786)the Diamond
Seed School of Buddhism presents the
following proemBodhisattva Knows
id in A gender(Essential for meaning
the 'A' in above proem should have 2
dots above tot present the symbol of
understanding.) T.K.D.
Greek Peraonala
MEGAN, THANKS for working so
hard on the golf tournament. You did
an awesome job! Love your Sigma sis-
vember 11 at the Alpha Phi house from
4:30 to 7 p.m. A canned food dona-
SIGMA PI would like to thank Chi
Omega for a great night in Atlantic city
last Friday, at our social. Can't wait for
the next one.
CHI PHI Guys- Jereme and Mike,
thanks for a great time at semi-formal.
Your ZTZ sweet-hearts Amanda and
ALPHA XI Delta. Alpha Delta Pi and
Sigma Nu. We had a far out and tub-
ular time at our quad. Let's do it again
rock onl Sigma Pi.
ALPHA XI Delta would like to thank
Sigma Alpha Epsilon for the great so-
cial. We all had a great time!
PI KAPPA Phi- Thank you so much
for showing our new sisters a good
time at their initiation party. Love Al-
pha Pi.
SISTERS OF Alpha Phi we just want-
ed to say thank you for all you have
done for us. We are proud to be a part
of your sisterhood. We love you all.
Love the new sisters.
SIGMA SIGMA Sigma thanks every-
one who participated in our golf tour-
nament this past Saturday, we had a
great time! '
THERE WILL be Order of Omega
meeting on Tuesday November 11th
in the Pirate Underground. Fundraiser
money will be due.
SIGMA PI would like to congratulate
our newest brothers: Cass. Garrett.
Derrick. Jordan. Chris. Josh. Camer-
on, Robert, Adam. Great job guys. Your
brothers of Sigma Pi.
THE SISTERS of Alpha Phi would like
to congratulate all of our new sisters
on their iniation. Congratulations to
Tonya Collier, Laurie Cooke. Suzanne
Cotty. Jessica Crawley, Kristina Davis.
Elizabeth Garret. Corinne Grodski. San-
die Hartsoe. Gina Jannuzzi. Michelle
Leggett, Emily Mickelson, Kathy Pace-
lla. Jane Polifrone, Niki Ringgold. Kris-
tin Seery, Catherine Stephens. Jessi-
ca Weams. Macaria Wheeler. Lauren
White, and Courtney Zimmerman. We
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CHOOSING A Major and a Career: A
one-session workshop that helps you
explore your interests, values, abilities
and personality and find out which oc-
cupations match well with you. The
Center for Counseling and Student De-
velopment is mow offering the follow
ing workshop on Thursdays at 3:30-5.
Contact the Center at 328-6661 if you
are interested.�
ECCO WILL hold it's next meeting
Thurs. 1111 0 6:30pm in GCB 1009.
Open to all Comm majors and minors.
SUPPUES FOR Flood Victims. The
Wesley Foundation at ECU has re-
ceived numerous items from students
at Elon College and members of sev-
eral United Methodist Churches in the
Burlington area. Supplies includp food
items, school supplies, linens, blan-
kets, towels, and cleaning supplies.
Come by the Methodist Student Cen-
ter between 10:00am-3:00pm. Mon-
day through Thursday. Located at the
comer of 6th and Holly Streets, across
from Garret Hall. Call 758-2030 for
more information or email wesleye-
LESSONS OF Success and Survival
for Adult Students: Understand your
career development, dual relationships
and changing your career as an adult.
Starts November 10 at noon-1pm at
Wright Hall Room 312. If you are inter-
ested please call 328-6661.
SNOWSHOE PRE X-Mas party, Dec.
17-20. Come experience lots of skiing
at one of the east's premiere ski re-
sorts. Long runs and fast lifts make
this a must for all skiers and boarders
looking to get the cobwebs off their
equipment. So come join adventure
programs for 3 days of fun in the snow.
Registration Deadline is Nov. 19. 5pm.
Cost is $165mem-$185non-mem.
For more information please call 28-
The �ast Carolinian
EAST CAROLINA University School j!
of Medicine Readers Theater Compa- '
ny presents: "The Girl With a PrmpJy
Face'by Carlos Williams. Pitt County ;
Memorial Hospital Cafeteria. Pine
Room. 12:30pm Friday November 12 !
& St. Paul's Episcopal Church 401 East
4th Street on Tuesday. November IB
at 7pm. For further information call
816-2787. ;�;
COPING WITH Grief and Loss: This t
group is designed to provide support; 1
to students who have experienced the' j
death of a loved one. Meeting every
Monday at 3:30. If you are interested?
please call The Center for Counseling
and Student Development at 328-668CS
BECOMING A Successful Studenr
Want to be the best you can be? The i
Center for Counseling and Student "
Development is offering the following
workshop on Thursday Nov. 11, 3:30. �'
If you are interested in this workshop.
please call the Center at 328-6661.
CREATION VS. Evolution: Is seeing
believing? New Life Christian Fellow-
ship sponsors a talk and discussion
with M.I.T. and Duke University gradu-
ate Dr. Brian J. Miller on Nov. 11 at
7:00pm in GCB room 1026
Sweden sound interesting? Come find
out more about how to study abroad
or take part in international exchange. �
International affairs will be holding in-
formation tables on Nov. 10th nn the
1 st floor of GCB, in front of the Wright
Place on Nov. 17. and again on (he 1st
floor of GCB on Nov. 24. Stop by to
find out morel
day on the rocks at our closest climb-
ing area. Expect a day of great climb- "
ing at Pilot Mountain State Park. Pilot,
offers great diversity fro beginners as
well as advanced climbers. Come join
Adventure Programs for the last climb-
ing trip of the year. Cost is $30men
$40non-mem. Registration deadlint
is Nov. 23, 6pm.J;
session workshop that teaches you the
importance of being assertive and
helps you become more aware of why.
it is difficult for you to do so. The Cen-
ter for Counseling and Student Devel- ��
opment is offering the following work-
shop on November 9 6 16; 3:30. IS
you are interested please contact trtKJS
center at 328-6661.JJJ
practice Sunday Nov. 14, 3-5 pm uSSS
the Student Recreation Center. Fq��J
more information please ca!1328-638y
TEST ANXIETY: The Center for Counaaae
seling and Student Development is�
now offering the following workshop
to all students on November 16.11:00:�
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