The East Carolinian, May 31, 2000

Vol. 76 No. 109
May 31, 2000
19 days until classes end Funding for expansion seeks general election approval
Public hearings
for chancellor search
Five public hearings will be held to help
draft a job description for the next ECU chan-
cellor. The hearings will be held at 2 p.m.
and 7 p.m. on June 21, at 7 p.m. on July 12
and at noon and 7 p.m. on Aug. 16. All
meetings are open to the public.
Volunteers needed
The Real Crisis Center Is recruiting com-
munity people to become volunteer crisis
counselors. Training will begin June 5. For
more information call 7S8-HELP.
Toll-free number
Students may now contact Dowdy Student
Stores on their new toll-free number, 1-877-
499-TEXT (8398). This phone line comple-
ments the information and services available
online at the store's Web site: The local phone
number will remain the same, 328-6731
River clean-up
Students of Greenville Montessori School
are organizing a river clean-up to be held
from 9 a.m12 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, at
River Park North. For information contact
Heather Cameron at 355-6268.
On the forefront
of the
university's to
do 1st is the
Bond proposal
passes House, Senate
Carolyn Herold
The University of North Carolina Board of
Governors unanimously approved a $3.1 billion
bond referendum for proposed construction and
renovation of North Carolina's public universi-
ties and community colleges on May 19.
The bond was approved 49-0 in the Senate
and 112-1 in the House. This is the largest bond
referendum in North Carolina's history. If the
bond passes general election, $2.5 billion will
be allotted to the universities and $600 million
to the community colleges. ECU will receive
$190 million. Pitt Community College will re-
ceive $18 million.
see BONDS, page 3
Surviving the eye
of the storm
Former NHC director warns of
nggest problems daring evacuation
Sunny, high of 81� 4 Jwy
and a low of 57 S3 S
Do you think the bond
proposal should pass?
Are you against ECU'S expansion toward
the downtown area?
23 Yes 77 No
Carolyn Herold
Angela McKay
A public presenta-
tion and reception on
the topic of "Extreme
Weather Events in
Eastern North
Carolina's Future" was
held at 7:30 p.m. last
Thursday night in
Hendrix Theatre.
The speech drew in
about 350 people. The
conference as a whole
included experts from
fields such as biology,
sociology, non-profit
groups and govern-
ment agencies. These
diverse groups shared
information they gath-
ered after hurricane
Floyd to try to help
control damege from
future storms.
The speaker, Dr.
Robert C. Sheets,
former director of the
National Hurricane
Center, has made over
200 flights through
hurricane eyes.
Sheets discussed the
cause and effects of
storm surge, storm
tracking, evacuation,
coastal development
and the problems of
subsidized property,
positive building strat-
egies and provided be-
fore and after slides.
In the last five years,
there have been a
record-setting number
of hurricanes that have
formed in the Atlantic
Ocean (41). This is re-
lated to increased rain-
fall in western Africa,
due to an increased
rainfall amount every
20-30 year.
According to Sheets,
a typical hurricane sea-
son goes as follows: In
June, most of the hur-
ricanes form in the
western Carribbean
and are weak and stay
parallel to the coast-
line. In July, hurri-
canes as far north as
North Carolina can
happen, but they are
infrequent. In August
and September, the
peak activity is
reached. In October,
the hurricanes are
once again weak, and
stay parallel to the
coast, and in Novem-
ber, the end of hurri-
cane season is reached.
The conflict of
people versus time
during an evacuation
was said to be the big-
gest cause of death
during a hurricane.
According to Sheets,
we need to do a better
Job of educating
people on evacuation
Sheets urged for all
homes in a high risk
area for hurricane
damage to be built to
withstand wind dam-
age. This would mean
changing how we
build new homes, and
retrofitting old homes
with safety devices
such as hipped roofs,
steel-reinforced con-
see STORM, page 2
crime scene Celebrity Golf Classic returns
May 25
Larceny-A student reported that
several checks were stolen on or
around May 8 from his room in
Scott Hall where he resided dur-
ing spring semester. He was not
aware they were missing until May
1 when his bank notified him of a
check being cashed at a local re-
tail store.
Larceny, Possession of Stolen
Goods-A student was arrested for
the above stated charges subse-
quent to an incident on May 21
where a cell phone was stolen from
the Speight Building. The property
was recovered at the time of arrest.
Apprehension of a Burglary Sus-
pect-Art ECU police officer appre-
hended a burglary suspect on 6th
Street after hearing Greenville Po-
lice Department (GPD) radio the
description of the suspect burglar-
izing a home at 4th and Maple
Streets. He was detained until GPD
officers responded.
May 26
Damage to Property-A staff mem-
ber reported that a window screen
in the women's restroom of the
Old Cafeteria Complex had been
Miscellaneous Call-A staff mem-
ber reported that another staff
member received a note directed
towards two other employees sug-
gesting they may be dismissed
from their jobs. The staff member
believes to know who is respon-
May 27
Missing Person-The parent of a
student contacted the ECU Police
Department to advise that his
daughter, a student residing off
campus, has been missing since
May 24. GPD took the missing
person report. The parent advised
that he would contact the ECU
police when he hears from his
from page 1
crete and strapped roof trusses. Sheets also offered some recommen-
dations for battening down houses against wind damage. He said
tape over the windows is almost useless. Commercial window films
are also not effective during a hurricane; all doors and windows
should be covered with plywood instead.
Sheets said building and safety is key. He said that the style of the
home, with roofs that trap wind and double doors that open in-
ward, causes more problems than the construction. Hurricane clips
and straps did not work. Gable roofing held-up better. Florida passed
a law, effective in 2001, stating that all windows and doors must be
properly protected from high winds. Sheets suggested that the en-
tire East Coast take the same precautions.
According to Sheets, the National Flood Insurance Program is try-
ing to change its rates according to the amount of risk the insured
area is in. Currently, every time a house is knocked down, about one
out of three are replaced. There is no incentive to protect property.
He concluded with an emphasis on the importance of public edu-
cation of Hurricane Safety through the media.
"Until we're able to do a better job interpreting soil moisture lev-
els, we will continue to have problems making predictions in flood-
ing Sheets said.
This writer can be contacted at
Michael Jordan's golf tournament has raised
over $1.8 million.
OverSl billion
raised to benefit children
Carolyn Herold
The Michael Jordan Celebrity Golf Classic will
be held this year at Brook Valley Golf Course here
in Greenville from June 22-25. The tournament will
benefit the four Ronald McDonald Houses of North
Carolina (located in Greenville, Chapel Hill,
Durham and Winston-Salem). To date, the tourna-
ment has raised over $1.8 million.
The tournament began as the Eastern Carolina
Celebrity Golf Classic in 1894. The goal was to raise
enough money to build a Ronald McDonald
House in Greenville. Michael Jordan made his first
appearance in 1985, while he was a junior at the
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, just
before embarking on his NBA career. In 1988, he
served as Honorary Chairman.
The tournament was renamed and the proceeds
started going out to all four Houses in North Caro-
lina in 1989.
"This tournament allows me to come back to
my home state and give something back to the
region Jordan stated.
The success of the tournament is due to the
support given by corporate sponsors. This year's
top sponsors are McDonalds, ALLTEL, Coca-Cola,
National Car Rental, Sam's Club, Sprint Pay Phone
Services, American Airlines, Hilton of Greenville
and the Outer Banks.
There are five different sponsorship levels that
offer exposure and playing spots: the platinum
level at $35,000, the gold level at $20,000, the
silver level at $10,000, the bronze level at $5,000
and tl)e benefactor level at $2,500. There are also
two new opportunities for sponsorship: the "A
Dollar Makes a Difference" Icon Card promotion,
which can be purchased for $1 a piece at area re-
tail stores, and the Tee Box sponsorship, which
allows sponsors to promote their products or ser-
vices to the participants and spectators on the golf
course during the tournament.
Volunteers are also a major contributing factor
to the success of the tournament. Over 1,000 vol-
unteers donate their time each year to the event.
see JORDAN, page 4
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Monday by granting health ben-
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erosexual partners of its employ-
ees. By taking this action, the
university has become the first of
the city's seven institutions of
higher learning to award health
benefits to domestic partners of
employees regardless of a legal
marriage. While the issue of
same-sex health benefits has been
cause for legal action and public
outcry at Pitt, CMU's governing
board voted 34-8 In favor of ex-
tending its policy to all partners
of employees who meet eligibil-
ity standards being determined
by the university.
CMU's vice president for uni-
versity relations, Don Hail, said
that the decision grew more from
employee equality rather than
sexual orientation.
"They saw it as equal compen-
sation for equal work Hail said.
Another factor that CMU
dealt with when considering this
proposal was competition.
"CMU competes on a national
level with some of the premier
universities in the United
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competitive to not offer these
advantages to employees
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University leaders have to gain
approval from the general assem-
bly and voters in the November
General Election in order to pass
the bill. The universities and
community colleges are plan-
ning a campaign with the N.C.
Citizens for Business and Indus-
try (North Carolina's largest busi-
ness lobby) to help get the bond
Last summer, the proposal fell
apart when the House and Sen-
ate could not agree on the
amount to borrow. Many House
members refused to consider the
proposal without voter approval.
According to the Regional De-
velopment Services, the direct
impact of the construction
projects would be $694.4 million
in goods, services and earnings.
The indirect impact, resulting
from the first rounds of direct
impacts, would total $707.6 mil-
To ECU, this would mean
funding for the renovation and
expansion plans. On the fore-
front of the University's to do list
is the building of the $55.1 mil-
lion Science and Technology
Building, building a new Nurs-
ing, Allied Health and Develop-
mental Evaluation Complex
(which would replace the Rivers
and Belk Buildings and relocate
the nursing program to a loca-
tion near Pitt County Memorial
Hospital) at a cost of $46.9 mil-
lion. There would be $8 million
set aside for land acquisition.
If the bond passes, the money
would be issued over five years,
and paid back over 20. At the
peak of payments, during the
2006-07 fiscal year, lawmakers
would have to set aside $342
million to repay the bonds.
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4 The East Carolinian
Wednesday May 31, 2000
Just another rainy Monday JORDAN
from page 2
Monday's unseasonably chilly weather caught many off-
guard. Luckily, sophomore Mike Poole was prepared, (photo
by Emily Richardson)
ECU Student Transit Authority
is currently accepting
applications for the position of
Bus Driver.
Minimum Qualifications Include;
1) ECU Student (registered for Fill semi
2) In good standing with the Unhwilty
3) Minimum 2.0 GPA
4) Valid Driver's Ucense-NoDWIs
Applications are available
from the Transit Office in
the Mendenhall Basement
If you eruoy working around
people in a constantly
changing environment, we're
looking for you. We pay for
your training and assist in
obtaining your commercial
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is a "home away from home" for
the families of seriously ill chil-
dren that are being treated at
nearby hospitals. Each House is
set up like a normal home with
bedrooms, living areas, a kitchen,
laundry room and playroom. The
Greenville House has 18 bed-
The first house was started by
Fred Hill, a Philadelphia Eagles
football player and his wife in
1973, when they learned their
daughter had leukemia. They
noticed several other families
going through the same thing in
Philadelphia, where they sought
treatment. The Philadelphia Eagles
and McDonalds teamed up with
the Children's Hospital of Philadel-
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There are currently over 200
Ronald McDonald Houses world-
wide. Each House is run by a local
nonprofit organization comprised
of medical community leaders,
McDonalds ownersoperators,
business, civic leaders and parent
volunteers. The program has over
20,000 volunteers that help with
all aspects of House operation.
These volunteers donate nearly
1 million hours of service a year.
The average length of stay at a
House is five to 14 days. Families
are asked to make a donation each
night ranging from $5-S20. No
one is turned away for an inabil-
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helped over 5,700 families since
its opening in 1987. They have
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Wednesday May 31, 2000
The East Carolinian 5
We want
to remind
everyone that
there are many
things to do in
when classes
let out in the
Jaisal Locthi
Patrick McMahon
Relief funding allocation ridiculous
The political season is starting to
heat up tremendously. Various can-
didates are running various cam-
paign ads saying why they should be
elected to this and why their oppo-
nent shouldn't be elected to that.
One of these ads struck my attention
the other day with its clear and sur-
prisingly messed up message.
In the ad, a well-dressed, middle-
to upper-class white female described
how this particular candidate came
to her aid after Hurricane Floyd
flooded her TWO homes. She went
on to praise the candidate's swift ac-
tion and the personal time he took
to ensure that she received whatever
aid she needed from the government.
Well, la-te-frickin-da. While this
candidate was running around
scrounging up government money
for this well-to-do woman, thou-
sands upon thousands of other
people weren't as fortunate.
In the midst of the flood, hundreds
of minority families had to live in
what was no more than a single-wide
trailer for weeks on end because the
government did not come to their
aid swiftly. But where were all the
middle- to upper-class white indi-
viduals who had their homes de-
stroyed? Oh, I forgot. FEMA and
North Carolina legislators were set-
ting them up in the Ramada rent free.
What a load of ca-ca.
I think the distribution of federal
money was nothing more than a
drop in the bucket for thousands of
North Carolina citizens who aren't
wealthy enough to just buy another
house after the other one they had
washed away. They depend on gov-
ernment assistance during times of
disaster, and they aren't getting what
they deserve.
The students of this university who
lost everything were far more lucky
than the residents of the state. We
had the university help guide us
through the recovery process each
step of the way. But for the rest of
Greenville's residents who didn't
have the almighty university fight-
ing for them, the aid received was
nothing more than the equivalent of
a ham sandwich and a cup of good
old Tar River water.
The candidate running that ad on
television should open his greedy
little eyes and see the obvious dis-
crimination taking place in the dis-
tribution of aid money. While that
well-to-do lady got everything re-
placed in less than a month, the state
still has hard-pressed minority fami-
lies struggling to get someone to ac-
tually talk to them on the federal aid
hot lines.
Wealthy white folks who undoubt-
edly contributed to a candidate's
campaign run around TV saying how
quick they got their money while
poor minority groups fight it out over
what they should already have. It
makes me sick. God bless the USA.
This writer can be contacted
Even though the summer does not officially begin
until June, we won't let that technicality stop us from
taking advantage of the hot weather and time off from
classes. Although there are students taking full loads
this summer, we want to remind everyone that there
are many things to do in Greenville when classes let
out in the afternoons.
The city of Greenville offers up various athletic clubs
and tennis courts, as well as various hiking and biking
trails located near Elm Street. If, however, the weather's
just too hot to handle, why not try out one of
Greenville's indoor activities? Go play pool at one of
the local pool halls, try roller skating at Sportsworld or
bowl a couple games at AMF East Carolina Lanes. Look-
ing for more excitement? Head out to Greenville Fun
Park and ride the go karts, or try a round of paintball
at East Carolina Paintball.
With all these options, one can surely find the per-
fect activity to add to a perfect summer day.
What really happened in Los Alamos
For those of you who do not know, a fire
recently broke out in Los Alamos, New Mexico
that burned more than 50,000 acres, forced
about 25,000 people to flee and left 405 fami-
lies homeless. This more than two-week old
fire is still not 100 percent contained. Some
disturbing facts have come out of the prelimi-
nary investigation into the fire. Certain people
involved in setting the fire have taken some
blame and the government is planning to take
the heat and the expense of this terrible event.
The purpose of the fire was to burn away
dried timber in a 1,000-acre section of the
National Park. This is a routine practice that is
meant to revive the environment and also to
reduce the chance of future wildfires.
The procedure involved requires that a
weather report be taken from the National
Weather Center, which also gives its recom-
mendations on whether or not to start the fire.
The weather report, which clearly showed that
starting the fire was a bad idea, was not yet
received when the fire was ignited.
The obvious question is why this was al-
lowed to happen.
The preliminary investigation into the fire
also revealed some more disturbing facts. Su-
perintendent Roy Weaver, who has taken re-
sponsibility for the fire, did not substantively
review the plan for the fire. In fact, the fire
was so poorly planned that when park offi-
cials made an emergency call for firefighters,
they were told to call back the next day. No-
body other than the people directly involved
even knew that the fire was being ignited.
Usual procedure would have called for
firefighters to stand by in case the fire was to
get out of hand because, as one official put it,
"fire is the most unpredictable and uncontrol-
lable of our natural disasters
The most dangerous and disturbing fact is
that the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the
nation's major nuclear lab also came under the
fire. Just how much damage was done remains
uncertain and preliminary reports conclude
that no radiation was leaked into the air. How-
ever, if I were living anywhere close to that lab,
I'm not so sure that I would trust these reports,
nor would I be looking forward to going home
anytime soon.
The total costs for the lab alone have been
estimated to be approximately $150 million
before the lab can reopen.
The main question now remains as to how
the victims involved should be repaid for their
losses. The White House has initiated meetings
with congressional leaders to determine the
best plan to compensate them. Preliminary
reports show that the total damage from the
fire, including the damages to be paid to the
victims, is close to $1 billion.
For now, officials have banned any further
controlled or prescribed fires from being set
even though park officials and scientists insist
"it is absolutely essential'that we inject fire back
into these ecosystems" (Dave Simon, South-
western director of the National Park Conser-
vation Association).
Setting a fire is never safe; the chance of the
fire getting out of control is always there. How-
ever, firefighters are usually also present, and
the National Weather Service must give its
opinion as well so that everybody will know
what to expect.
It is very apparent that several mistakes were
made in setting the fire by many of the offi-
cials involved. I believe that the government
should not delay repaying these victims more
than what is absolutely necessary.
Leslie Qriff'm
Petty's death brings reality check
The recent death of Adam Petty really got
me thinking about life and what it means. For
those of you who don't know. Petty was the
son of Kyle Petty and grandson of Lee Petty.
To those of us who watch racing on a weekly
basis, this is a major tragedy.
This guy was young and on the brink of fame
and fortune, and in the blink of an eye it was
all taken away from him. The sad truth is that
this could happen to anyone at any moment.
We go about our days sure that there will be a
tomorrow and avoid things we don't want to
do. I know most of us on campus are young
and don't think that this kind of thing could
happen to us, but it can.
To me, the most tragic thing about Petty's
death was the timing. It was Mother's Day
weekend. How do you think his mother felt
that day? She will never get to hold her son
again. That's got to be the worst feeling in the
I guess what I am trying to say is that we
have to enjoy what we have. Make time for
friends and don't be afraid to make some new
ones. Most of all, don't forget your mother.
She might not be here tomorrow to tell you
one last time that she loves you. Don't stay
mad at loved ones, because one day, you might
wake up to regret it.
, Editor
I, Newi Editor
Utttt, Feoturti Editor
Sports Editor
UMTS NMflrf, Head Copy Editor
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6 The East Carolinian
Wednesday May 31, 2000
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - A man
accused of posing as film-
maker Steven Spielberg's
nephew pleaded guilty
Wednesday to one count of
Prosecutors dropped
two charges of uttering false
documents in exchange for
the guilty plea and agreed
not to oppose probation for
Jonathan Taylor Spielberg.
Fairfax County Circuit judge
Jane Roush set sentencing
for July 21.
Spielberg, 27, duped
classmates and school offi-
cials at Paul VI Catholic High
School for more than a year
with his stories of "Uncle
Steven School records
listed his age as 16. Investi-
gators said Spielberg was
born Anoushirvan D.
Fakhran in Tehran, Iran, but
changed his name two and
a half years ago.
Spielberg was arrested Jan.
10. He later told The Wash-
ington Post he enrolled at
Paul VI "just for the fun, to
get the experience I never
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) -
A Swiss man was arrested
Wednesday after threaten-
ing to blow up a Zurich
church unless a photo exhi-
bition that depicts Jesus
Christ in the company of ho-
mosexuals was closed, po-
lice said.
In two early-morning
telephone calls Wednesday
to the president of Zurich's
Aussersihl parish, a caller
threatened to blow up St.
Jakob's church unless the
exhibition was ended by
the end of the day. A 49-
year-old man was arrested
three hours later at his
Zurich home.
The man's threat came
a day after the "Ecce
Homo" exhibit at St. Jakob
church was damaged by a
self-styled anti-porn cru-
sader who took a pickax to
two of the 12 works.
The photographs show
Jesus in various situations
with homosexuals, includ-
ing one based on Leonardo
da Vinci's "Last Supper in
which disciples are por-
trayed as transvestites.
Student Union-sponsored films
make big splash with audiences
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Emily Little
In case you failed to notice, campus has a tendency to
empty over the summer. Only 5,985 students are enrolled
!l0"r0se fst session a far cry from the vast number dur-
SI�h schoolXear. But those 5,986 still need to be enter-
tained, even though they don't fill out a concert hall.
Enter the "aqua movie the Student Union's answer to summer fun.
Every Thursday evening at 9 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center's outdoor pool,
students who bnng their ECU One Cards can don bathing suits and float around as
they catch a recent film by moonlight. It's essentially a pool party, complete with
free popcorn and soda, and everyone's invited, including one guest per student
or faculty member. The first movie of each session - Tarzan for tot session and
The Green Mtle for the second - opens with a free cookout
mIet,antm0S?HhrHhaS bfn tremendous Mid Todd King, assistant director of
marketmg Student Recreation Services. "We're very excited about it
,�7t0 Kn8'tne Program, now in its third year, normally draws 150 to
nfwlnll3 I tCU ty 6Very Week' The lar8est turnout so far was 400 for
Good Will Hunting the first year.
"For a summer program, this is one of our most successful ones he said
. It s very popular said Lynn Caverly, assistant director of Student Activities
"We've always had a full crowd ncuviues.
She encourages students to bring towels or chairs to sit on because the Stu-
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Wednesday May 31, 2000
The East Carolinian 7
Inside Job by Don Henley
Emily Little
Don Henley is back. When last
we heard a solo recording from
him it was 1989. That year the
former Eagles drummer brought
us a work of pure rock 'n' roll ge-
nius, The End of the Innocence,
with songs such as the title track,
"Boys of Summer and "Life in
the Fast Lane Since then mu-
sic has taken a back seat to his
family and various environmen-
tal projects, but this month he
returns to the charts with a new
album, Inside Job.
If you are listening for another
"Boys of Summer you won't
find it here. What you will find
is an older, more introspective
Henley who seems to have found
answers to all those questions he
asked over a decade ago, and this
is not necessarily a bad thing.
Although some of the songs
on this album, such as the sappy,
repetitive, never-ending "For My
Wedding could easily be
zapped right off the CD and
never missed, there are also a few
really nice tunes that never
would have come from the
young man who penned "Hotel
One such song is "Taking You
Home a slow bit of nostal,
that might
jerk a tear or
two from your
"I had a
good life he
says, "Before
you came I
had my
friends and
my freedom1
had my name
Still there was
sorrow and
emptines Till
you made me
glad Oh, in
this love I
strength I
never knew I
It sounds a
little cheesy to
the naked ear,
but Henley
manages to
pull it off
with the help of a lilting melody
and a few backup singers. This
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Balls-out "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist
from Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on
Wigand to honor a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite
a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks anest for con-
tempt of. court. Westinghouse is negotiating to buy CBS, so CBS attorneys advise CBS news to
shelve the interview and avoid a Iwasuit. "60 Minutes" and CBS News bosses cave, Wigand's hung
out to dry, Begrman is comprimised, and the CEOs of Big Tobacco may get away with perjury.
Can the truth will out?
song might just melt you like a
That doesn't mean he's forgot-
ten how to
rock. "No-
body Else in
the World
But You
"Inside Job"
and "They're
not Here,
They're not
Coming are
fin all hearty
rock songs.
Add to that
"Workin' It
the one song
that has al-
ready re-
ceived radio
play and
closely re-
s e m b I e s
former ef-
forts, and
you'll re-
member why
you like him
so much. In
"They're not
Here, They're not Coming he
even manages to work in Rocky
the Flying Squirrel and
Henley says himself in a video
that accompanies the album
that he never really sang these
songs before hitting the record-
ing studio. The end result is that
the producer had a little too
much fun with the mixing
The hard edge of Henley's
usual guitar riffs was softened on
this album and replaced with
clear, crisp, computer gimmicks.
That doesn't mean the songs
aren't still good, but sometimes
you might find yourself wishing
you could just hear the tune
without ail the interference.
So for those of you who have
been holding your breath for
Henley's triumphant return, you
may be a little disappointed.
Overall the album shows a great
deal of potential and an occa-
sional spark of true musical tal-
ent, but fails to measure up to
the expectations held to a
former member of one of the
definitive rock bands of all time.
But that doesn't mean you won't
like it.
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S The East Carolinian
Wednesday May 31, 2000
Attention GUC Water Customers!
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and continue through June 2 in the area southeast of Greenville Blvd jM h K
between NC 33 East and 14th Street Extension. "Operation Spring Clean" jjs fk mj ft
is a preventive maintenance program to ensure that GUC customers continue "
to receive high quality water. During the 11-week program all 480 miles of water
distribution lines on GUC's system will be cleaned. Cleaning involves opening fire
hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short time. "Operation Spring Clean"
will be conducted each night between 10 p.m. - 6 a.m Sunday through Friday.
If customers have air or discolored water in their water lines as a result of "Operation Spring Clean GUC
recommends turning on the cold water faucet in the bathtub and running the water for 5 to 10 minutes.
Although there is no health risk, GUC advises customers to avoid washing clothes until the water is clear.
The system-wide cleaning program will end June 2. Weekly schedules will be published in the Daily Reflector.
For further information, call GUC at 551-1551 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m Monday through Friday, or 752-5627 after
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Wednesday May 31, 2000
The East Carolinian 9
Pirates bow out in
bayou for second year
cancer. The nine�yearNFL vet- j
month thsuffering
d in tht i
draft by j 1994
Stephen Schramm
For the second straight year,
the ECU baseball season ends
on a sour note. Like the 1999
campaign, the 2000 season
ended at the hands of a team
from Louisiana, playing on
their home field. Like in 1999
the Pirates finish with 46
wins, a CAA Championship
and a bad taste in their
The Pirates fell to Louisi-
ana-Lafayette Sunday 8-5 in
the NCAA Regional, ending
their season.
The loss came after a week-
end that the Pirates spent
with their backs to the wall.
On Friday the team defeated
Marist 12-3. On Saturday,
ECU fell to the Rajun' Cajuns
5-3, putting them on the
verge of elimination. Later in
the day the Pirates rallied to
squeak by the Red
Foxes again to
stay alive and ad-
vance to Sunday's
Match up with
Friday saw the
Pirates notch
their most con-
vincing win of
the weekend. The
Pirates fell behind
early when the
Red Foxes took a
3-2 lead in the
"They put some
pressure on us in
the middle
frames and we
came out trying
to get the lead
back and take control said
Head Coach Keith LeClair.
"(Marist) is a hard nosed team
and will play all nine innings.
They don't quit. We knew
that coming in because I have
coached against them in a re-
gional before. "The experi-
ence paid off because the Pi-
rates soon bolted ahead of
Marist in the bottom of the
fourth scoring four runs.
Freshman pitcher Sam
Narron shut the Red Foxes
down from that point on and
pitched seven innings to
record his sixth win.
"1 was pretty close to tak-
ing Sam (Narron) off the
mound but he really battled
"Any time you
can get your
starter into the
seventh inning
on a hot day
like this you
have to be
Keith LeClair
Head Baseball Coach
back today LeClair said.
"Any time you can get your
starter into the seventh in-
ning on a hot day like this
you have to be happy. He
wasn't throwing his best stuff
but he played hard and that's
a sign of a good pitcher
The Pirates piled on five
runs in the bottom of the sev-
enth inning to cement the
victory and earn a spot in the
winner's bracket on Saturday
and a match-up with host
One reason the Pirates were
about to get the convincing
victory over Marist was the
performance of second
baseman Nick Schnabel.
Schnabel went 5-for-5
against the Red Foxes and
racked up two RBIs.
"I got a couple of good
bounces but all I was really
trying to do was help the
team anyway I could
Schnabel said.
The Pirates got their most
convincing victory of the
weekend despite the oppres-
sive heat that had been such
a concern leading up to the
"The heat was a lot like
back home Narron said.
"It's just the humidity just
wears on you
On Saturday, the Pirates
took an early 3-1 lead after
three innings. The Rajun'
Cajuns answered in the bot-
tom of the fifth, scoring three
runs. They added one more
run in the bottom of the sev-
enth and the Pirates had no
answer as Louisiana-
Layfayette won 5-3.
The loss sent the Pirates
into the loser's bracket where
they would again face Marist.
This time the Red Foxes
would not go down without
a fight.
ECU would go ahead 3-0
through three innings. Marist
answered by scoring four runs
in the fourth inning and three
runs in the sixth to go up 7-3.
The Pirates came back to
knot the game at seven,
thanks to a four-run eighth
inning. The inning began
with a pair of doubles by
ECU's Chad Tracy and Joseph
Hastings. After a wild pitch
that scored a run, Eric Bakich
grounded out, scoring an-
other run. Finally a Bryant
Ward single and a Marist
throwing error allowed ECU
to tie the game at seven and
help send the game into ex-
tra innings.
Ward would play hero again
in the 11th inning when he
singled scoring shortstop Lee
On Sunday, The Pirates
went ahead 3-2 after the first
inning, but the Rajun' Cajuns
would take control with a
four-run third inning. Louisi-
ana would add two more runs
in the top of the fourth and
the Pirates were unable to
counter. The Pirates added
one run in the fifth and one
in the eighth but in the end
the Cajuns were too much.
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IB The East Carolinian
Wednesday May 31, 2000
Track teams wind up season
Pirates brave weather
at ECACIC4A meets
Stephen Schramm
Braving the chilly and wet
conditions in the Northeast, the
ECU men's and women's track
teams managed to close their
seasons on high notes at the
IC4A in Princeton N.J. and the
ECAC Outdoor Championships
in Harrisonburg N.J.
The men's team placed eighth
overall while the women placed
"1 am pleased with our eighth
place finish because it is always
our goal to finish in the top 10
said Head Men's Track Coach Bill
Carson. "It never got above 53
degrees all weekend and rained
most of today.
"Despite the weather we had
some very good performances
he said. "With the weather, we
did not improve our times and
that might have cost us a trip to
530ounclic Si.
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The men's squad earned the
only victory, taking home first
in the 4x400 meter relay. The
team of James Alexander,
Lawrence Ward, Darrick Ingram
and Damon Davis earned the
victory with a time of 3:05.86.
Their time was over a second off
of the IC4A record in the event
of 3:04.11 set by the Pirates in
The team continued its suc-
cess with the quarter-mile in the
Open 400. Ingram placed second
in 46.46. Davis placed third
while Ward took home seventh.
All three earned All-East honors
in both the 4x400 and the Open
Senior hurdler Lynn Stewart
placed fourth and earned All-
East honors in the 400 meter in-
termediate hurdles.
Meanwhile, the ECU 4x100
team earned a trip to the finals
but dropped the baton and did
not finish.
Sophomore Darren Tuitt fin-
ished 16th in the 200 meters. In
the 800 meters, freshman Ricky
Bell placed 19th.
Justin England placed seventh
in the finals of the 10,000
meters with a time of 30:35.05.
England's performance marks
the first time that a distance run-
ner has ever scored for an ECU
team in an IC4A Championship.
"We had a lot of coaches come
up to us and say that they're
glad to see that our program is
expanding said Head Cross
Country Coach Len Klepack.
"We have a strong tradition in
the sprint events but its good to
see that were building the dis-
tance program and having suc-
cess in something other than
the 400
On the women's side it was
the sprinters who led a balanced
attack for the Lady Pirates. Jun-
ior Rasheca Barrow took home
second place in the 100 meters
and seventh in the 200 to earn
All-East honors in both events.
"Rasheca had a tremendous
meet said Head Women's Track
Coach Matt Munson. "She got
out hard in the first 30 meters
of the race. She beat everybody
at the gun and was able to run
instead of having to play catch
Fellow sprinters Ayana
Coleman and Kiona Kirkpatrick
also left their mark on the event.
Coleman placed third in the 400
intermediate hurdles while
Kirkpatrick took home seventh
in the 400 to cap a strong show-
ing by the Lady Pirates' sprint-
"A lot of that is due to them
having experience advancing
through the preliminary for-
mat Munson said. "Once again
it's upperclassmen experience
shining through
The relay squads for the Lady
Pirates did not advance to their
respective finals. However, the
4x800 squad of Fran Lattie, Kay
Livick, Abby Hayes and Lauren
Chadwick did turn in their sea-
son-best time.
A pair of jumpers also received
All-East honors. Toni Kilgore
placed seventh in the triple
jump, while Toshima Dabbsalso
placed seventh in the long jump.
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cluded. ECU bus line, pool, on-site
mngt. & maintenance. Pets allowed.
REMODELED TWObedroom units
available at Wildwood Villas starting
at $500 per month: Available June
1. No pets. Call Chip, 355-0664 or
vate home off 10th Street. Female
non-smoking grad only. Summer.
Kitchen, washer, use. $285 mo. cov-
ers all except phone. 752-5644.
ECU AREA one, two, and three bed-
room houses and duplexes. All with
heatair, off street parking pets ok,
some fenced yards. Call 830-9502.
roommate needed to share spacious
house and gardens. $225 per month
and one share of utilities. Very af-
fordable and secure location. Must
see to appreciate. Contact Dana at
SPACIOUS 2 & 3 bedroom town-
houses. 2 BR 1 1 2 BA, 2 BR 2 112
BA, 3 BR 1 12 BA WD hook-ups,
new appliances, newly renovated
near ECU 752-1899 day 561-2203
pgr night.
Two blocks from campus, three
blocks from downtown. $200 month
plus 1 3 utilities. Non smoker pre-
ferred. Call 752-5885 or 717-0348.
THREE BEDROOM house, nice
yard, freshly painted, air, washerdry-
er, carpeted. All amenities. Available
now. Call Robert 746-6468 or 756-
Now Taking Leases for
1 bedroom, 2 bedroom &
Efficiency Apartments.
CALL 752-2865
FEMALE. SHARE three bedroom
home with two female students.
Campus three blocks. Prefer gradu-
ate student. Central air, ceiling fans,
washer, dryer. $250.00 plus utilities.
BR duplex, washerdryer, gas logs,
personal drive, vaulted ceilings, large
living space 13 rent utilities (252)
needed. Share nice 2 bed, 2 bath
with female ECU graduate. Rent
$275 plus 12 utilities. No pets.
Please call 758-5585.
2 CLEAN responsible females need-
ed ASAP. $250month plus 1 3 ca-
ble, electric, phone. $200 deposit.
Some pets OK w deposit. 3 blocks
from campus. Big house; garage,
yard. Call 758-7249.
Non-smoking, studious for Aug. 1 to
May 31 2001. $250 rent plus 13
utilities. Private phone line, washer
and dryer. Call 931-9467. No pets, 3
bedroom, 3 bath condo.
available days, evenings, and wee-
kends. Reasonable rates. Referenc-
es available. Own transportation.
Children of all ages. Call Jennifer at
329-1326 or Julie at 353-6707.
Don't Sweat It!
1 or 2 bedrooms available, 1 bath,
range, refrigerator, free watersewer,
patiobalcony, washerdryer
hookups, laundry facility
Wesley Commons South
5 blocks Irom campus, ECU bus services
Pi properties have 24 rv. emergency maintenance
Pets akwed with tee CaH 758-1921
Summer Pool
Memberships available
$100 with ECUPCC I.D.
NEED THREE outgoing students for
Internet sales. Earn 5 200 $400 per
week. Make your own schedule. 3D
Group. 756-0832.
DO YOU need a good job? The ECU
Telefund is hiring students to con-
tact alumni and parents for the ECU
Annual Fund. $5.50 hour plus bo-
nuses. Make your own schedule. If
interested call 328-4212, M-Th bet-
ween the hours of 3-6pm.
WANTED: COLLEGE student to
keep and transport (2) 9 year old's
to local day camps and other activi-
ties. Call day, 355-6423, night 353-
HELP WANTED: small company lo-
cated walking distance from campus
needs part-time employee for after-
noons to help in shipping depart-
ment (average 3 hours per day).
Some heavy lifting involved. $5.50
hour. Call 830-5577.
profit kennel for homeless dogs.
Possible pay for weekend help.
Please call 329-0118 or visit our web-
needed Sunday mornings 9:15-
12:15. Additional hours available.
Jarvis Memorial United Methodist
Church. 510 S. Washington St. Ap-
ply at church office. Office hours -
8 am-12 noon, and 1.30 - 5pm.
Bowen cleaners is seeking depend-
able and dedicated individuals to fill
part-time positions as customer serv-
ice representatives. Qualified indi-
viduals must have a positive and
quality conscious attitude, sales per-
sonality, and basic computer skills.
Part-time hours: 3p.m. to 7 p.m. M-
F; 8 a.m. to 5p.m. (every other wee-
kend). Applications will be accept-
ed at the Bells Fork location.
CHILDCARE FOR 3 year-old. Morn-
ings or afternoons, MWF or TTh. $7
per hour. 355-1928.
WAREHOUSE HELP needed full
and part time help. Apply in person
to the Carpet Bargain Center 1009
Dickinson Avenue.
only. Fun job. Must be dependable.
Apply in person at Big Splatt Paint-
ball Park. Sat. or Sun. only. Locat-
ed on Old Pactolus Hwy off US264.
Appointment setting telemarketers.
Full-time or part-time. Flexible hours.
Great for students or career market-
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Great pay plus benefits and bonus-
es. Call Thermal-Gard 355-0210.
KIDSONE AND KidsOne Too in
Farmville, has openings for part time
Preschool and after school teachers.
Applicants must have training or ex-
perience in early childhood or relat-
ed field. Please call 753-4866.
diate employment. Certification re-
quired. Windsor Subdivision. Call
Chris at 321-0725.
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SUMMER JOBSIThe Greenville Re-
creation and Parks Department is
continuing to hire for their upcom-
ing summer programs. A variety of
positions are available with the Ath-
letics' Division to include: Camp Su-
pervisor and Camp Counselors for
the Sports Mini-Camps, Baseball
coaches, Skate park staff and soft-
ball league scorekeepers. For more
information, please contact the Ath-
letic Office at 329-4550 Monday-Fri-
day after 2 pm.
All we are sayingis give peace a
chance. 2) I am singingPeace is
more than a chance. 3) We are sing-
ingPeace is more than a chance.
To enhance the evolution of music
from the Bluesto the GreensI seek
another& others to explore the
Blues & Greens& the potential lit-
eral accuracy of verse 3. Please
meet at the comer of Summit St. &
5th St this Sunday 2-3 P.M. Tom
Meeting May 29 at 4:00pm in the
SRC 202 for anyone interested in par-
ticipating through the summer. For
more information call 328-6387.
NIKE REWARDS Program. This
program is an incentived based pro-
gram to get you working out. The
dates are now through June 16 and
the time is on your own.The best
part is it's FREE! Register now
through May 27 in the weight room.
For more information please call
THE LOVELY ladies of Theta Alpha
Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha So-
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17: Breast Cancer Awareness Pro-
gram MSC Social Room @ 7:30pm.
April 18: Mr. Alpha Pageant MSC
Underground @ 7:30pm ($2 admis-
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tion May 30, 10:00am-6:00pm in
the Intramural Office for anyone in-
terested in participating throughthe
summer.For more information
please call 328-6387.
CHILD SWIM Lessons. Sign up for
one of two sessions. Session I is
MonWed June 5-June 28. Session
II is TuesThurs June 1 -June27. The
times are dependent on the child's
skill level. The cost is $30mem-
$40non-mem. The registration
deadline is May 26. "The minimum
age for participants is 4 years old.
For more information please call
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