The East Carolinian, September 5, 2000

Convicted hacker fired
Nolan Grant terminated
from ITCS
Pirates shutout Blue Devils
Football team wins first game
of season, 38-0
TEC interviews Playboy
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Take Back the Night March
All student organizations are invited to
participate in a Take Back the Night March,
part of the Sexual Assault Awareness Week,
which will take place Sept. 18-22. The
march will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday,
Sept. 18 at Belk Hall on College Hill and
will continue down to main campus,
ending at Joyner Library.
The purpose of the march is to increase
campus and community awareness of the
problem of sexual assault. Marchers can
also bring a banner or sign with the orga-
nization's name on it. Contact Karen Kus
at 328-4173 for more information and to
RSVPbySept. 14.
Bond) referendum
Completion of the Science and Tech-
nology Building, along with much-needed
renovation and construction on ECU'S
campus depends on passage of the $3.1
billion bond referendum up for vote on
Nov. 7. The money from the bond would
go for construction projects at the state's
16 public universities and 59 community
colleges. ECU would receive $190 million
of rti $V1 Wilton bond if passed.
Race relations project
ECU's new Coffee in the Kitchen project
to promote improved race relations will
hold an opening ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Ledonia Wright
Cultural Center (Bloxton House). The proj-
ect was developed to encourage discus-
sions about race issues among faculty,
staff, students and members of the com-
A $70,000 grant from the Z. Smith
Reynolds Foundation of Winston-Salem
will support the effort. The Ledonia
Wright Cultural Center is located beside
Greene Residence Hall and directly across
from Mendenhall Student Center. Contact
Taffye Clayton at 328-6804 for more infor-
Travel film
The Travel and Adventure Film and
Theme Dinner Series will focus on Alaska.
Filmmaker John Holod was 23 when he
traveled by motorcycle along 1,400 miles
of Alaskan dirt roads. Twenty-five years
later he retraced his original route in a
motor home. The journey took him from
the state line to the Arctic Ocean. Presen-
tations are scheduled for 4 p.m. and 7:30
p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 The theme dinner
is at 6 p.m. Ticket information is available
Did you attend the Sept. 2
Pirate-Blue Devil football game?
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Historical site
transported to 6th Street
Leslie Long
Nancy Kuck
The relocation of an ECU historical building was
carried out in early August in accordance with campus
expansion plans.
Student Center on 9th Street, to East 6th Street.
Original plans included the demolition of the house.
After careful consideration the University realized the
significance of the building and declared it to be of
historical value.
The building, which dates back to 1915, was a
valuable piece of property in Greenville when it was
built. Unlike other houses, it was constructed with
central heat and air conditioning and consists of
3600 square feet. It was purchased by Francis and
Sarah Speight in 1970, two artists that used their
home for painting, instruction of painting and as
their studio.
seo SPEIGHT pg. 2
Students spend summer learning in Belize
ECU recently moved the Speight House from its original location to 6th Street to make room for new resident
spaces behind the Baptist Student Center (photo courtesy of Perry Ennis)
Marine biology trip
planned for next year
Melyssa Ojeda
This summer, ECU's department of biology orga-
nized a study abroad course in Belize City, Belize for
16 students to gain practical experience in the field of
marine ecology.
Dr. Joseph Luczkovich, a visiting associate profes-
sor of the biology department, organized the BIOL
4500: Marine Field Ecology course conducted during
the second summer session. Students from a variety
of majors traveled to Belize City over the course of
24 days.
Bo Dame, a graduate student in coastal resource
management and the teachers assistant (TA) on the
trip, said the course trip was worth the cost-approx-
imately $2,081-which included tuition, airfare to
Belize, and all lab, residence hall and meal fees.
"If you compare this to other universities' pro-
grams throughout the country, it's a bargain Dame
During part of the trip, students were housed in a
residence hall on the campus of University College of
Belize, where the 16 students shared two toilets and
learned a lot about teamwork and sharing.
"We were a huge family said senior David Merrill,
president of the Environmental Conservation Organi-
zation of ECU. "It was like living in a dorm; there were
no secrets, and everyone knew everyone else by the
end of the trip
On the first week of the trip, students spent time
in Belize City. Days consisted of 9 a.m S p.m. lectures
which introduced students to habitats they would be
studying later in the course. One weekend, the stu-
dents ventured to Caye Caulker, an island near Belize
City wtrerr snnJerits got ffrftaitfty fnelr ft�� �worK
during the day and enjoy festivities at night
"The students snorkeled and kayaked. inere was
also a Lobster Festival during that time, which was
a good opportunity for us to interact with the culture
and party Dame said. "It was kind of a carnival
atmosphere on that island
Next up was a 10-day stay in Calabas Caye, where
the University College of Belize's marine field station
was located.
During the trip, students acquired four hours of
credit by learning about different marine species, coral
reefs, seagrasses and mangroves, along with the ecol-
ogy of the three systems that occur in tropical areas.
Each student was able to pick his or her own
field project in consultation with the professor and
the TA. Students collected data, made an analysis and
completed a 10-minute presentation in front of the
other students.
Each student could then acquire two more hours
by completing a paper based on a research project
when they returned to the States.
A cooperative agreement is now set up between the
ECU biology department and the University College
of Belize whereby ECU sends a class to UCB's facilities
and in return, a grad student can be sent to ECU to
work on master's requirements.
"In the future, it's hoped UCB will send more
students up here to study at ECU, and then we can
send students down there as an exchange Dame
When asked to describe what he learned the most
from the BIOL 4500 course trip, Merrill said he and
his classmates gained experience both in and out of
the field.
"In the beginning, no one knew each other Mer-
rill said. "By the time we got to Belize, it was like we'd
known each other all our lives. Everyone benefited
through not just the practical work, but also through
learning about each other and and working together
as a team
ASG president steps
down from position
Cliff Webster to announce
resignation at upcoming meeting
Melyssa Ojeda
(Right to left) Paul Hardy, Chris Kiser, David Merrill, Bo Dame, Cat Boling, Wade Stephenson and Brooke Ambrose spent
last summer session In Belize City studying marine ecology for class credit, (photo courtesy of Dr. Joseph Luczkovich)
Cliff Webster, former ECU Student Government
Association (SGA) president, announced last week his
intention of resigning as the current Association of
Student Governments (ASG) president.
Webster, who was arrested this past June on charges
of larceny after he and another student were found in
possession of stolen property belonging to ECU, called
the Sept. 7 meeting.
"By virtue of this meeting we will elect a new
President Webster said. "After giving the oath to the
new president, my term will cease
Webster said he plans to explain in detail the reason
for his resignation at the upcoming meeting.
He also urges all North Carolina public university
student body presidents to attend.
"If we do not have quorum, we will not have this
meeting and my intentions to resign will be null
he said.
The ASG meeting will be hosted by North Carolina
State University's Student Body President Harold
The General Body will meet at 7:30 p.m.
TEC will follow with full details of the meeting in
our Tuesday, Sept. 12 issue.
This writer can be contacted

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From SPEIGHT pg.1
Francis Speight is one of the state's most recognized painters, and the
first Artist in Residence at the University from 1965-1972. He remained
in Greenville until his death in 1989. His wife, Sarah Blakeslee Speight,
continued to reside at their home until 1998 when she was taken ill and
moved to Pennsylvania to live with her daughter.
A few years before moving, the University purchased her house
and the one next to it, for future building plans. The purchase of her
house was under a life-estate and the property belonged to Mrs. Speight
until her death. Before leaving Greenville, however, Speight sold her
life-estate to the university.
In order to preserve the house, the University hired professional
mover, J.W. Tyson and Sons Structural Movers from Statonsburg, N.C. to
help transport the building. The crew removed the front porch and back
section, a portion which included the kitchen and an extra room. The
house was then moved in separate pieces to Fast 6th Street. The process
took approximately three weeks to complete.
The now empty lot on 9th Street will be graveled, creating a temporary
parking lot for approximately 25 resident students. ECU has future plans
to convert the lot into a thruway connecting to 9th Street, thus creating
a new entrance to campus.
These writers can be contacted at
WINONA, Minn. (U-WIRE)-A former St. Mary's University student
has pleaded guilty to running a sports bookmaking operation out of
his dorm room.
Stephan Morris, 25, of Dorchester, Mass pleaded guilty in Winona
County District Court on Monday to a felony count of sports bookmaking
and a gross misdemeanor count of receiving and taking bets.
Winona County Court Judge Lawrence Collins fined Morris $1,980 and
sentenced him to 40 hours of community service and five years of probation.
If Morris does not violate the terms of his probation, both offenses will be
downgraded to misdemeanors on his record.
Morris' attorney, Peter Wold of Minneapolis, said Morris has graduated
from college and his career would be hindered by a felony conviction.
He characterized his client as "a young man who had made a big
Morris was arrested March 31, 1998, after local and state authorities
searched his St. Mary's dorm room and found betting slips and other
records. They also found more than $1,000 cash.
Authorities said Morris and a friend operated the bookmaking operation
out of his dorm room from September 1997 until their arrests. Co-defendant
Brian Carli, 25, of Sterling Heights, Mich is awaiting sentencing.
The investigation began after a U.S. postal inspector and campus mail
room employees noticed that Morris regularly sent stacks of cash throughout
the United States in Express Mail envelopes. Authorities also learned that he
received as many as four Federal Express packages a day.
V. of Vermont (U-WIRE)-Less than two weeks after strengthening
its policy against hazing on campus, the University of Vermont reached
an $80,000 out-of-court settlement with a former hockey player whose
story helped trigger the new policy.
Goaltender Corey LaTulippe joined the Catamounts last year as a
freshman but left the team after an October incident in which he claims
all first-year players were forced to walk naked holding each other's
genitals, drink excessive amounts of warm alcohol and eat seafood pie
until they vomited.
LaTulippe's lawyer subsequently slapped the University with a federal
lawsuit. University administrators and some of LaTulippe's teammates
were also named. s
After an internal investigation in January found several athletes
untruthfully denying the events of the hazing, university President
Judith A. Ramaley canceled the remainder of the Catamounts' 1999-2000
season. Additionally, authorities charged two players with providing
alcohol to minors.
Last week, the board of trustees approved a new anti-hazing policy,
which, in line with a state measure passed earlier this year, prohibits
any act intended to "humiliate, demean or endanger the mental or
physical health of a student regardless of the person's willingness to
participate in the act.
In addition, the University plans to continue a preventive education
program that began in June, and have approved funds for a life Skills
program for student athletes.
A Life Skills coordinator will arrive Friday to further establish and
eventually teach the program, which promotes team-building experiences
and cooperation.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (U-W1RF)-Jessica Meeker is an incoming freshman
at Penn State University. She's enrolled at Penn State's College of Science
and plans to study pre-med.
Nothing unusual about thar-except thai Meeker is only 12.
Meeker, who knew how to spell at age 18 months and tested off the
charts when she was in first grade, is believed to be the youngest student
ever to enroll on campus.
Yet for all her intelligence, her mother likes to point out that Jessica is a
typical preteen is many ways. This college student wears a Winnie the Pooh
wristwatch, watches "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and paints her fingernails
green. She likes macaroni and cheese and brownies and won the Halloween
costume contest at the local Wal-Mart three years running.
Jessica's parents, who moved to Bellefonte to be near Penn State, knew
early on that she was special. When she was 18 months old and her parents
were discussing a gift to get her, they spelled it out: "p-l-a-y-h-o-u-s-e
"A playhouse?" the toddler asked.
"She'd do fluke things, and we'd say, 'No, that didn't just happen
said Jessica's mother, Leigh.
In first grade, Jessica tested in the 99.9th percentile for her age. Her
parents decided to educate her at home after officials at the Harrisburg School
District said she should stay in an "age-appropriate" setting.
While entering college at such a young age is unusual, it is not unique. It
does pose some potential problems, according to experts.
Jessica scored 540 on the verbal portion and 520 on the math portion
of the SAT better than average in Pennsylvania but lower than typical
scores for Penn State students. Michael i'yryt, director of the University
of Calgary's Centre for Gifted Education in Alberta, Canada, thinks
young students should score about 700 on each part of the SAT before
entering college.

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Auto Accident-Two students were involved in an auto
accident north of White Hall.
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Hit and Run; Driving While Imp and
Reckless-A non-student, was arrested on the referenced
charges after two witnesses observed him strike a vehicle
and a tree east of Scott Hall. He was apprehended later In
a room at Scott Hall.
Underage Possession of Alcohol-A student was issued a
state citation for underage possession of alcohol after he was
observed south of the Brewster Building.
Underage Possession of Alcohol-Two students were issued
state citations for underage possession of alcohol after being
observed at the intersection of College Hill Drive and 10th
Provisional Driving While Impaired-A student was issued
a state citation and a CAT for Provisional DWI after being
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Provisional Driving While Impaired-A student was issued
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His mission is made impossible due to the tact that he is not the only
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effect on the budding hormones of the local boys. Raised by a
fervently religious and repressive mother, their exposure to dating
and romance is stunted. When the youngest sister attempts suicide
by slashing her wrists, the family psychologist suggests the girls
need more exposure to boys. Thus they are allowed to attend
the school Prom as a group, each with a date. However they stay
out later than allowed, resulting in severe discipline from their
parents. Ultimately they exact their own dreadful revenge
on her constrictive punishment
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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WINSTON-SALEM (AP)-A man died Saturday after
being doused with pepper spray by a hospital security
officer off hospital grounds, authorities said.
Willie Eugene Simmons, 57, died after a scuffle
with security officers from Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center who had followed him from
the grounds to a hotel early Saturday morning, said
Karen Richardson, a hospital spokeswoman.
Police did not release the names of the four
security officers who followed Simmons to the
Comfort Inn. The State Bureau of Investigation is
Simmons was sprayed with pepper spray after
he assaulted two of the security officers, authorities
said. Simmons did not have a gun or a knife, said
Winston-Salem police Lt. Fred Jones.
Simmons' estranged wife works at the hospital
and had sworn out a court order mandating that
Simmons not come on the hospital grounds. She
was not working Saturday, but Simmons did not
know that, said Benjamin Simmons, the victim's
Willie Simmons had a bad heart, Benjamin
Simmons said, and he had recently had a heart attack
and heart surgery. An autopsy is being performed.
Willie Simmons and his wife separated last Monday
after several years of marriage, Benjamin Simmons
Benjamin Simmons said the officers should have
let his brother go once he left hospital property.
"If he got away, they should have let him go on
about his business. That makes me mad Benjamin
Simmons said.
Richardson defended the security officers.
"The officers followed proper procedure but they
had to defend themselves at some point and use pepper
spray she said.
Security officers followed Simmons because other
medical center offices are near the Comfort Inn,
Richardson said. Officers also wanted to tell police where
Simmons was going. The security officers were not trying
to capture Simmons, but had to defend themselves,
hospital officials said.
Security officers, police and emergency workers
tried to revive Willie Simmons with cardiopulmonary
resuscitation. Simmons was taken to Baptist Hospital,
where he died.
The security officers called Winston-Salem police
and reported what was going on, Richardson said.
They followed Simmons so that they could tell police
where he went.
Simmons ran into the Comfort Inn, Richardson said.
One of the security officers followed him inside to warn
employees about Simmons.
Simmons apparently ran through a back door of
the motel, Richardson said. A security guard from the
hotel had joined the medical center's security officers
and was nearby when Simmons was pepper-sprayed,
she said.
Police arrived about the same time that Willie
Simmons and the security officers scuffled, said Jerold
Smith, the hospital's director of risk and insurance
RICHMOND, Va. (TMS)-As college classes begin this week across
the state, Virginia's Commissioner of Health is encouraging freshmen
moving Into campus dormitories to consider a meningococcal meningitis
Ten students seven freshmen attending colleges In Virginia contracted
the bacterial infection last spring, but no students died. None of the cases
occurred at schools in the Hampton Roads area.
Four people died from meningococcal disease in Virginia in 1999,
none were students.
In a release this week by the Virginia Department of Health, Dr. E.
Anne Peterson, the state's health commissioner, said college freshmen are
more likely to contract the disease than other college students.
The disease can cause inflammation of the lining around the brain
and bloodstream infections. The bacteria are spread by direct personal
contact with infected individuals, such as kissing or sharing a glass
or cigarette.
"Freshmen are usually being exposed for the first time to living
in close proximity to other students and engaging in behavioral and
social aspects of college life Peterson said. "Other undergraduates
are at no higher risk of contracting meningococcal disease than the
general public
Last year, an advisory committee of the Centers for Disease Control
recommended that colleges educate incoming students about meningitis
and make the vaccination easily available. Between December 1999 and
April 2000, state health officials reported three meningococcal cases at
the University of Richmond, three cases at Radford University, and one
each at James Madison University, George Mason University, Virginia
lech and Virginia Intermont College in Bristol.
"Every year we hear about sporadic cases said Diane Woolard,
director of surveillance and investigation at the Virginia Department
of Health. "It was very unusual to have two outbreaks on two different
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Wrestlers call presidential
candidates to the mat
WASHINGTON (TMS) -If viewers are lucky they Just might get to
watch presidential candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore arm-wrestle
on national television this fall. That is if the candidates answer the World
Wrestling Federation's "Smackdown Challenge" that WWF stars Mick
Foley, Chyna, l.ita and Kurt Angle announced Tuesday. The candidates
would be given five minutes during a live WWF broadcast to present
their views on issues important to youth ages 18 to 34.
"This is a serious invitation WWF star Mick Foley said at a press
conference. "We hope they take it seriously
Even though people may have different opinions about the WWF, it
is hard to argue that a lot of people watch it, said Ali Fischer, president
of the United States Student Association.
"We've issued this call more than enough times Fischer said. "I hope
the candidates will go to a lot of different forums for youth
WWF also joins more than 60 youth organizations including Youth
Vote 2000 in asking the candidates to dedicate one of three official
debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates to
youth issues.
"Politicians need to do their part and stop Ignoring youth said Julia
Cohen, executive director of Youth Vote 2000. "There is a cycle of mutual
neglect between the youth and politicians that must be broken
The hope is that youth will moderate and attend the debate, Cohen
The dedication of one-third of presidential debating time to youth
issues is not a waste, says Russ Freyman of Neglection 2000, a year long
study on the mutual neglect between young people and candidates.
"They have to be concerned and receptive because this will be a close
election he said. "The youth vote could swing the election
Freyman has the numbers to prove interest in a youth debate. A
Neglection 2000 poll cites 77 percent of registered voters support making
youth issues the focus of a presidential debate.
"The macro level issues are the same Cohen said. "But it's not about
K through 12, it's about higher education. It's 'will I graduate and have
a job with health insurance?
The WWF has been visible throughout the 2000 presidential campaign
with appearances at both conventions.
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ECU than penny draft night
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able that these girls have the
freedom to decide what they
want to do
Recently "Playboy" magazine published its Conference USA issue,
which some of our own ECU students were included in. Although we
at the "TEC" congratulate these girls on their decision to pose nude,
we have to wonder whether or not the school should have a say in
circumstances such as these where the publicity attracted to the school
may or may not be desirable.
In this day and age the decision to pose nude for a major publication
should ultimately be left up to the person who will be featured in the
photos. But what if the person is the so-called representative of a larger
group? As with any other ECU student that becomes famous, the students
in these photos will no doubt draw attention to our school. Do we as ECU
students need to retain permission from the university before embarking
on something that could make the university look bad, such as posing
nude as a representative of ECU?
In order to quell the myth of being a "party school ECU has worked
very hard over the last few years. By raising academic standards and
proposing a huge enrollment increase the university has gone to great
lengths to show the rest of the country that there is more to ECU than
penny draft night downtown. It is unquestionable that these girls have
the freedom to decide what they want to do. No one has the right to
infringe on their rights, but at the same time, is it OK for the whole school
to be represented this way?
As students, we act as representatives of this university whenever we
do something that puts focus on the school. This holds true for causing
a fight downtown, swinging on goal posts at away football games, and
even posing nude for "Playboy" magazine. The girls' decision to pose
is for them alone to make. We cannot choose for them. However, does
their accomplishment reflect badly on our school or is what students do
their business only? Should the university have a say in what students
do when they represent ECU?
Countdown to Campaign 2000
Countdown to Campaign 2000
Issue: Campaign Finance Reform

Charles Sigmon
Faisal I.odhi
Recently, campaign finance reform has been a
very hot topic not only in thenews but also in the
political arena. Campaign financing is usually based
on the donations made by businesses and private
citizens to a particular candidate's campaign fund.
Campaign funding effects the general public more
than you might think and it hurts the nation as a
whole by putting our elected officials up for sale
to the highest bidder.The obvious question is what
is the motive of this business or individual to dish
out large amounts of cash-what do they expect to
get in return? The bottom line of in this country is
to make money. Why would they contribute large
quantities of this much-desired cash to somebody
else's cause or benefit? The answer is they wouldn't,
unless of course they expected something more in
return. This means that there is a market out there
full of our elected leaders ready to be bought for
the highest price they can find.Foreign companies,
individuals and countries should not be allowed to make
any contributions to our elected officials, especially
those holding a high office. These contributions should
not be allowed to change our foreign policy in any way
Al Gore has had his share of problems with campaign
finance. Whatever the case was, he has now pledged to
reform the issue of campaign finance and end all of the
controversial fund raising.
There is also a lot of talk about the Feingold Bill,
which would end soft money abuse. It would be great
if this bill is passed. It would tie up a big loophole in
the campaign finance reform is apparent that
campaign finance reform is badly needed in the United
States and until it is reviewed, the citizens of the country
continue to pay the price. Campaign finance reform
wouldn't hurt the candidates. It would limit how much
each of them could raise. It would just make sure our
interests are being taken care.
This writer can be contacted at
flodhi@ecupiratemail. com.
Money, the root of all evil. As some may say,
it is what runs our country, makes our decisions
and provides us with the American dream. It is the
determining factor of life and elections.
Many would say that the person with the most
money wins the race; however, after Watergate and
of course Al Gore's illegal solicitation of campaign
funds in 1996, America wants the ideas of money
and political influence separated.
Don't get the wrong idea, it takes money to
run a campaign. In 1996 the election cost nearly
$2.7 billion according to "The Washington Post
legislation was enacted after the Watergate incident
to control campaign financing by placing individual
contribution limits and forcing candidates to disclose
information on all of those contributions. The
problem really heated up when the famous loophole
was discovered in the legislation. Do we have a piece
of legislation without a loophole?
It was found that by placing unlimited contribu-
tions into soft money accounts, which would be
used for party-building activities such as "get-
out-the-vote" efforts, donors could give whatever
amount they chose. However, this money was being
used for more than just party-building activities.
This new loophole weakened the Federal Election
Commission (FEC), which was formed under the
Federal Elections Campaign Act of 1971.
The Gore plan wants to restrengthen the FEC.
I would let them know to keep their eye on you
Issue: Campaign Finance Reform
too Al. Nevermind that in 1996 Al Gore spoke with
46 people on federal property asking for contributions
up to $100,000. Nevermind that in that same year the
Vice President raised $60,000 in a Buddhist temple
according to Yet A Gote wants to put
a ban on soft money.
Like George W. Bush, Republicans want soft money
contributions from labor unions and corporations
banned, since shareholders have no say as to where
their money is being spent. Imagine my disappointment
when 1 find out that money I've invested has been used
to fund the Gore campaign.
Bush also wants individual contribution limits raised
because the conservatives view these contributions as
the exercise of free speech. When the Democrats ban
soft money from individuals, funding a campaign will be
much more difficult. With less money, the budget may
leave out important factors which aid in a successful
George W. Bush has the right idea by banning soft
money from only corporations and labor unions. This
way the money lost from restricting the corporations is
earned through accepting more from individuals. Let's
not forget that it takes money to raise even more.
Where Republicans and Democrats see eye to eye
on this issue is the idea of disclosing information on
all contributions made. This is a trustworthy measure
which will let America know where the money comes
from and how it is being spent. The goal is to spend
it wisely and legally. George W. Bush is interested in
doing both.
Bond referendum passage a necessity for university
On Nov. 7, 2tXX, the voters of North Carolina
will make a decision that will have an enormous
impact on the state's facilities of higher education.
This decision is known as the UniversityCommunity
College Bond Referendum. Should the voters pass
this referendum, the 16 public universities and the
59 community colleges of North Carolina will be
issued a $3.1 billion bond to construct new buildings
and to modernize existing facilities.
It is imperative that the voters of North Carolina
enact this referendum. The bond referendum will
help ensure that our educational and residential
buildings and those of the other institutions in this
state can accommodate the rapid influx of students
projected to enroll over the next 10 years.
ECU stands at a critical point in its develop-
ment. Our school has established a reputation
as a prominent academic university. However,
resources are limited, ami we have several glaring
shortcomings that need to be addressed.
Our future growth in registration will depend on
our ability to meet the projected rise in enrollment.
Despite the recent renovation of on-campus housing,
F.CU is not prepared to house an incoming freshman
class larger than this year's crop. Current campus
residents are aware of immediate needs for repairs,
ranging from fire safety equipment to elevators, and
ECU is in no position to even consider answering the
gripe of many students: lack of air conditioning.
Our classroom buildings are also in need of
upkeep and renovation. Classes have been discon-
tinued due to inadequate facilities. We have a lack
of space to conduct research supported by grants.
The entire compilation of 10-year capital needs of Fast
Carolina as identified in the Capital EquityAdequacy
Study (December 1999) totals $842 million.
According to the Projections of Educational
Statistics to 2010 (1998), between 1999 and 2010,
North Carolina will have the fourth highest rise in
high school graduates in the nation. Many of the
graduates will wish to pursue their education after high
school and will attempt to gain admittance to one of
North Carolina's public universities or community
colleges. Within the next ten years enrollment in
our universities and community colleges is expected
to grow by about 1(X),000 (about half to community
colleges, half to universities). If our schools are not
prepared for this rise in enrollment, we could very
easily short-circuit our state's rapid economic growth.
The better educated and skilled the work force, the
more attractive North Carolina looks to the prospec-
tive business interested in putting down roots. If
this referendum does not pass, access to university
or community college education will be restricted
If voters approve the bond, our state schools will
continue the progress made over the last several
The ECU community can find out more informa-
tion on this issue by contacting the North Carolinians
for Educational Opportunity at (919) 754-1156 or on
the Web at The success of this issue
is vital to the future of higher education in the state
of North Carolina.
"Playboy" pictorial is not a thing to fear
Why are people so afraid of their own bodies?
This whole "Playboy" pictorial thing has really
brought out the fear that lay deep within the hearts
of the judgmental.
Posing nude is wrong, they say, because it's
immoral. Looking at the human body in it natural
form and feeling an appreciation for its beauty is
a crime against common decency. Where have I
heard that before?
Remember the days when women's ankles were
considered sensual because men weren't allowed to
see them? Of course you don't, because none of us
were there. We grew up in a society where ankles
are just another body part. We find the whole idea
of a girl being immoral because she exposes her
ankles rather silly. So why are we still stuck on the
breasts? We've all seen them before.
If the powers that be decided breasts were as
friendly as ankles, they wouldn't be so in demand.
If certain parts of the human body are wrong to
expose, maybe all of them are. We might as well
go back to hiding our ankles. Women were born
covered, so they should stay covered, right?
These girls enjoyed every minute of their photo
shoot. Since then, they've had people coming up to
them, wanting to meet them, admiring the published
beauty they are fortunate enough to posses. Perhaps,
then, it's really jealousy that fires up the angry women
who tisk at nude models. Perhaps these women tear the
models down because they envy them their new fame
and admiration. Or perhaps they envy the courage it
took to go against convention and show off their bodies.
And maybe the men who find nudity so appalling are
just upset that a woman would show off something that
rightfully belongs to them.
Then again, maybe not. Maybe I'm just being
judgmental. Maybe they think it's wrong because
someone once told them it was. Either way, the bottom
line is the same. If you don't like the pictures, you don't
have to look at them.
This writer can be contacted at
fountainheadSecupiratemail. com.

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Cheerleaders suspended for explicit tanks
PLAINWELL, Mich. (AP)-Seven members of a state champion cheerleading team were sent home from
school because they insisted on wearing tank tops emblazoned with their team's slogan, "Can't Touch
This across their chests.
The Plainwell High School cheerleaders were also informed Thursday that they wouldn't be allowed
to perform at the following evening's football game. The cheerleading squad won the state Class C
championship last school year.
Principal Linda Iciek said the entire cheerleading team wore the shirts to school Thursday. Administrators
deemed the shirts to be in violation of the school's dress code, which prohibits students from dressing in
clothes bearing sexually suggestive messages.
Iciek said she called the team's approximately 15 members to her office and gave them several options. She
told the girls that they could cover the offending shirts with another shirt or jacket, wear the shirts inside out or
turn them around so the slogan would run across their backs, short-circuiting its suggestive meaning.
"Then there would have been no problem Iciek told the Kalamazoo Gazette for a story Friday.
Several girls turned their shirts around. But the seven who refused were sent home, suspended from school
for the day and prohibited from cheering in the game.
Team captain Sara Snow, 17, one of the disciplined students, dismissed the notion that "Can't Touch
This" was intended to be sexually suggestive. She said it's a statement of pride about the cheerleaders'
state title.
"1 was like, "What? How is this sexually offensive?' and she (Iciek) said, Because the words are across
your breasts Snow said.
The teen-ager said she and the other cheerleaders probably won't wear the shirts again to the school,
which is about 10 miles north of Kalamazoo.
"I think it's ridiculous she said. "Even if you took it as having a sexual meaning, it supports
College costs $601 million
LANSING, Mich. (AP)-Michigan taxpayers have to come up with $601 million a year to teach college
students what they didn't learn in kindergarten through 12th grade, according to a private study.
The study by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy suggests making high schools liable for the cos! of
remedial education, the Lansing State Journal reported Saturday.
The study by the conservative think tank also recommends that high school students earn their diplomas
by passing an exam; expanding alternative public schools; and approving vouchers, which would give parents
public money for private school tuition.
"There has been a lowering of standards said Matthew Brouillette, director of education policy for the
Midland-based Mackinac Center. "Students are being passed whether they learn basic skills or not
Critics questioned both the extent of the public schools' shortcomings, and the cost of remedial education.
in the study set for release Tuesday.
"We need a whole lot more than a snapshot to draw firm conclusions about the extent or even Ihe existence
of a problem in the remedial needs of high school graduates said Margaret Trimer-Hartley, a spokeswoman for
the Michigan Education Association, a public school teachers' union with nearly 92,XX) members.
The Mackinac Center arrived at its $601 million estimate by averaging five different scenarios of remedial
education costs. The scenarios included direct costs to universities, community colleges and businesses, and
the cost to society of those who do not receive remedial education.
"It's a ballpark figure conceded the study's author, Jay Greene, a research associate at the Harvard
Program on Education Policy. "The primary purpose is to begin a discussion about how big the problem
is and how to fix It
A 1998 study by the University of Virginia's David llreneman pegged the cost of remedial education at
about l biVHon-for the entire Untted States.
"It looks like (the Mackinac Center) is trying to get the number as big as it can said llreneman, an
economist and dean of the Curry School of Education at Virginia. "I interpret it to help carry out some kind
of reform agenda that involves attacking the (public) schools
The Mackinac Center does support school choice reform, Brouillette said. But he denied political motivation
was a factor in the study, which is being released two months before Michigan voters decide whether to
legalize vouchers in under performing public school districts.
"This has nothing to do with any political agenda he said. "Except to quantify what everyone realizes
already: Too many high school graduates are leaving without the skills necessary to succeed in college
or the employment world
At Michigan State University, the percentage of students enrolled in remedial math and writing courses has
dropped from 29 percent in 1995 to 19 percent-1,257 students-last year.
Michigan State has adopted tougher admissions standards, but university officials said new students
also are better prepared.
"The numbers are declining Barbara Steidle, assistant provost for undergraduate education, told the State
Journal. "Somebody is doing something right
Michigan State spends about $800,000 per year to offer remedial classes, but that is leveled out with tuition
revenue from students taking those courses, budget director Uavid Byelich said.
To Douglas Noverr, chairman of Michigan State's American Thought and Language department, remedial
education is essential.
"People need every opportunity to succeed said Noverr, whose department offers a remedial writing
course. "Not everyone has the same time clock or comes in at the same level
At Lansing Community College, 73 percent of incoming freshmen needed remedial work in math
in 1998-99, the most recent school year for which statistics were available. That compared with 66
percent in 1996-97.
The percentages of students taking remedial reading and writing classes also increased, prompting
the college to spend $2.2 million on those courses-about $578,000 more than those students generated
in tuition revenue.
But college officials refused to blame public schools for sending them unprepared students.
"We can't just say, 'it's K-12 " said acting Provost Jennifer Wimbish. "We have a mission to support and
help. If we don't do it, who else is going to?"
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ing highly motivated, energetic
individuals to join our growing
team! We are looking for full and
part-time employees for our Call
Center. Our benefits include: salary
& bonus checks, paid training, daily
incentives & weekly prizes, $50
for good attendance, Blue Cross
Blue Shields insurance and great
work environment. Better call now
because these positions will be
filled soon and you will have
missed out on this excellent oppor-
tunity. Call: 355-0210.
HELP WANTED at Szechuan
Express, the new location at 302A
Greenville Blvd S.E. (next to Waffle
House). Applications are available
and accepted at Szechuan Garden,
our main location at 909 South
Evans Street. Apply in person. No
phone calls, please.
YOUTH IN-LINE Hockey Coaches.
The Greenville Recreation & Parks
Department is recruiting parttime
youth In-Line Hockey coaches.
Applicants must possess some
knowledge of the hockey skills and
have the ability and patience to
work with youth. Applicants must
be able to coach young people
ages 5-15 in hockey fundamentals.
This program will run from early
October to mid-December.Salary
rates start at $5.15 per hour. Appli-
cations will be taken until the posi-
tions are filled. For more informa-
tion, please call Judd Crumpler,
Dean Foy or Ben James at 329-4550
between 2-7p.m. Monday-Friday.
THE GREENVILLE Recreation and
Parks Department is looking for a
person for the position of Part-Time
Athletic Assistant.This individual
will assist the Athletic Staff in the
supervision of athletic facilities
and programs. Individual should
have a sports background and the
ability to communicate with the
public. Applicant must be able to
work a flexible work schedule of
about 20-30 hours per week. Pay
will be $5.50-$6.00hour depending
on experience. Interested applic-
ants should call the Athletic Office
329-4550 between the hours of
2p.m6p.m Monday-Friday for
further information.
STUDENT NEEDED for part-time
work in local law office; hours are
8a.m12noon, Monday-Friday.
Duties include answering phone,
light typing and filing. Interested
persons please submit resume
to PO Box 1220, Greenville, NC
LOCAL ONLINE entertainment
E-line now hiring writers for fea-
tures, reviews, sports and movie
columns. Also hiring models for
t-shirts and other merchandise.
Call 551-1020.
in person at Mattress Plus, 606 E.
Arlington Blvd. Mature, responsi-
ble, clean-cut need only apply. No
phone calls please.
PARTY STORE needs part-time
help. Apply in person to Party Mak-
ers, 422 East Arlington Blvd.
Parks Department is looking for
officials for the Adult Winter Bas-
ketball League. Pay will range from
$15-$20 a game. Clinics will be held
to train new and experienced offi-
cials. However, a basic knowledge
and understanding of the game is
necessary. The first training meet-
ing will be held Monday, October
16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Elm Street
Gym. Basketball season will run
from January thru March. For more
information, please call 329-4550
between 2p.m. -7p.m. Monday
through Friday.
for lunch Monday through Thurs-
day and weekends at Cypress�Gleiy
Retirement Community. Cypress
Glen is close to campus for stud-
ents. Interested applicants need
to apply in person at. Cypress
Glen at 100 Hickory Street.
SIGMA GAMMA Rho Sorority tnc.
will hold an informational meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at
GCB room 1003. Come out and
meet these RHOyal ladies.
GOTTA D.J.? Cakalaky Entertain-
ment has just upgraded its sys-
tem! Better lights, better sound,
same great price! Call Jeff today at
531-5552 and book your event!
FALL RETREAT sponsored by Cam-
pus Crusade for Christ will be held
in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,
September 8-10. Vist
for details.
STUDENTS OVER 24 invited to
Adult Student Chats, the first Tues-
day of each month from 4-5p.m.
in Room 14, Mendenhall. Call
328-6881 for more information.
SELF-DEFENSE, Sept.13-Oct.11
Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:00pm.Reg-
istration is Aug.16-Sept.12 and
the cost is $10mem-$20nonmem.
For more information please call
THE SOCIETY Of Physics Students
will hold their first meeting on
Wednesday, September 6, 2000
at 4:30 p.m. in Howell Science
Complex room E-213. For more
information call 328-2566.
7:00pm-8:00pm. Welcome fresh-
man and new memberslThis is
a workshop to show you the
resources, opportunities, and
knowledge you need to lead a
healthy lifestyle here at ECU. Reg-
istration is Aug.16-Sept.11 and the
cost is free to freshman and new
members! For more information
please call 328-6387.
FOLK AND Country dance! First
dance of the yearl Sat Sept. 9.
Music by Lane Hollis & Friends;
caller: Roger Robbins. Willis
Bldg 1st & Reade Sts. (down-
town). Free beginner's instruc-
tions, 7-7:30; dance to old-time
music 7:30-10:30p.m. Come alone
or bring a friendl Students: $3.00;
public $5.00 or $7.00. Sponsors:
ECU Folk and Country Dancers,
Pitt County Special Olympics is
currently recruiting volunteers for
the following sports: bowling, soc-
cer, basketball skills, swimming,
roller skating, volleyball, power
lifting, after school recreation
camp and bocce. For more infor-
mation, contact Kelvin Yarrell at
(252) 329-4844.
POETRY FORUM meets on Sept.
6th at 8 p.m. in Mendenhall room
248. Open to everyone. Bring cop-
ies of your poem.
VolleyballPreview Registrtaion
Meeting for Men, Women, and
Co-Rec will be held on Sept. 5,
5pm in the Mendenhall Multi-Pur-
pose Room. For more information
please call 328-6387.
POWER YOGA, Sept.11-Oct.18
MonWed 5:30pm-6:45pm. This
is a rigorous workout that devel-
ops strength and flexibility, begin-
ners are welcome. Registration
is Aug.16 Sept.8 and the cost is
$25mem-$35nonmem. For more
information please call 328-6387.
TAI CHI, Sept.5-Oct.19 TuesThurs
12:05pm-12:50pm. This class is
designed to assist in maintaining
the body and mind, relaxation,
and self-defense. Registration is
Aug. 16 Sept. 1 and the cost is
$20mem-$30nonmem. For more
information please call 328-6387.
Treat yourself to the relaxation
you deserve. Session I, Sept.6-
Oct.18 Weds 4:00pm-5:15pm. Ses-
sion � Sept.7-Oct.19 Thurs 5.30pm-
6:45pm. Registration"is"Aug.16-
Sept.5 and the cost is $T57rnem-
$25nonmem. For more informa-
tion please call 328-6387.
SEA KAYAKING at Shackleford
Banks, Sept. 10. Come experience
North Carolina's outdoor sport of
choice. Registration deadline is
Sept.1 and the cost is $25 to mem-
bers. For more information please
call 328-6387.
INTERESTED IN playing Intramural
Volleyball? A VolleyballPreview
Registrtaion Meeting for Men,
Women, and Co-Rec will be held
on Sept. 5, 5pm
in the Mendenhall Multi-Purpose
Room. For more information
please call 328-6387.
Sept. 18-Oct. 9 Mondays 8:00pm-
9:00pm. Learn
basic skills and rules of racquetball.
All equipment is provided. The
cost is free to members, $5 non-
members. For more information
please call 328-6387.
CLIMBING at Pilot Mountian,
Sept.16. Pilot offers many options
from beginner to expert to test
yourself on the rock. Registration
deadline is Sept.8 and the cost is
$30. For more information please
call 328-6387.
SURFING at the Outer Banks,
Sept.15-17. Head to the Outer
Banks to find the best break
around. Registration deadliine is
Sept .8 and the cost is $65. For more
information please call 328-6387.
7:00pm-8:00pm. Welcome fresh-
man and new members! This
is a workshop to show you the
resources, opportunities, and
knowledge you need to lead a
healthy lifestyle here at ECU. Reg-
istration is Aug.16-Sept.11 and the
cost is free to freshman and new
members! For more
information please call 328-6387.
Now hiring
for Ad Sales
The East Carolinian is
now hiring responsible
students for part-time
work as Advertising
Representatives. Apply
for positions at the Student
Publications Building (across
from Joyner Library).

SEPTEMBER 21, 2000
WEDNESDAY SEPT. 20, 7:00 pm
Zoorama is a huge party where games and prizes can be won and free food for all.
Lipsync, dance, and pretend play your way to cash prizes. Can't sing or play NO PROBLEM! Students can form a band and
enter to win cash. No musical skills needed. Air bands will be judged on creativity, lipsync skills, showmanship, and fan
support. NO LIMIT TO BAND SIZE. Stage and musical instruments will he provided.
Carolina Partners In Campos LH.
university We Relish Students
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"Seeing much, suffering much and
studying much, are the three pillars of
learning Benjamin Disraeli
the east Carolinian
Tuesday, September 5, 2000
Features: Cup of Joe
Admiral's Cup serves up quality coffee
If You're Having a Birthday This Week:
Make good changes to your home or family.
Is it time to get a bigger house? You're full of
great ideas, so fix things up the way you want
them. Your work's cut out for you.
Aries (March 21 -April 19)
Schedule romance for today. Make sure
you look busy 'cause some important people
are watching. You're liable to learn something
that makes the whole world look different.
Taurus (April 20 May 20)
You've been thinking about getting some-
thing for your home. Today the urge
could be overwhelming. Consult your sweet-
heart, especially if you're spending household
Gemini (May 21 June 21)
The pace is quick today. A brilliant antago-
nist forces you to prove you know your stuff.
Forgetting a detail could mar your cheerful
Cancer (June 22 July 22)
Watch for surprises in a work setting today.
Keep your wits about you, and everything
should work out fine. Something you try is
liable to fall flat, however. Don't believe every-
thing you hear.
Leo (July 23 Aug. 22)
Your buyer's regret today could be awful.
Instead, make plans and focus on what you'll
do to make them come true. You should be in
a better financial position later this week.
Virgo (Aug. 23 Sept. 22)
You may get conflicting orders today.
Check before you get too far into the project.
Extra work could come in, which could mean
extra money. Get the deal in writing. Some-
body else's sad loss could be your lucky break.
Libra (Sept. 23 Oct. 23)
A domestic complication takes up extra
time, so keep your schedule simple then.
Don't let a thoughtless remark cramp your
style. Make a correction if necessary and keep
on going.
Scorpio (Oct. 24 Nov. 21)
Check out the gossip you hear today before
you pass it along. You don't want to get
into trouble due to somebody else's error. A
knowledgeable tip could help you make a
good deal however.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 Dec. 21)
You're full of surprises today. You'll wow
the competition, but don't make fun of the
boss. Have the facts instead, and you could
Capricorn (Dec. 22 Jan. 19)
Pay attention to your nagging doubts
today. They may be trying to tell you some-
thing. You're more decisive, but don't step on
an important person's toes. Be nice, even if
you feel pressed, and make the sale.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 Feb. 18)
If your sweetheart's too busy to play today,
don't complain. Be flexible, and you'll be
more appreciated. Work hard for the money,
even if it's not much fun.
Pisces (Feb. 19 March 20)
Everybody wants your time and attention
today. Set priorities in order of profitability.
An outing with friends looks too expensive.
If you can wait, you'll put less stress on your
Playboy's models meet ft greet
(From left) ECU sophomore and broadcasting major Cara Cousins and junior Jessica Mauch, a triple major in business, textiles and apparel, look time td meet fans and
admirers at Ham's Restaraunt last Wednesday following the release of Playboy's "Girls of Conference USA" issue in which they appear, (photos by Kenny Smith)
(Top) Cara (left), student Jason Burtreck and Jessica
smile for photographers.
(Left) Cara and Jessica stayed for four hours to sign autographs
Pirates shut out Blue Devils
Players congratulate Art Brown after scoring a touchdown late in the game.
Quarterback David Garrard and Head Coach Steve Logan discuss the Duke defense
during ECU 38-0 win Saturday.
(All photos by Stephen Schramm)
Jamie Wilson scores while PeeDee cheers him on

2 The East Carolinian
Tuesday, September 5,2000
Through the
What's a girl have to
do to get a ride?
A 43-year-old German woman was
having trouble getting picked up as she
hitched a ride on 1-85 from Atlanta to Nor-
folk, Va so she stripped off all her clothes
figuring this would increase her chances.
At least a half-dozen North Carolina motor-
ists, who apparently don't realize that the
human body is a beautiful thing, used their
cell phones to call the police on Hamza
Schwenking-Ben of Nuremberg, Germany
upon seeing her in all her glory. She was
charged with indecent exposure.
Just having a little fun, officer
Perhaps hoping to infuse a little merri-
ment or excitement into a long, boring car
trip with her parents, a 15-year-old New
Jersey girl held up a sign in the back window
driver who saw the sign wasn't in on the
Joke and-certted-the cops. Pennsylvania police
stopped the car, asked a few pointed ques-
tions, cited the girl for disorderly conduct
and let everybody go.
Exit was a bit too hasty
A judge in Fordyce, Ark felt that Sher-
man Parks had paid his debt to society.
Parks, 50, had served nine months on a
burglary charge, so the judge ordered his
release. When the guards went to let him
out, they discovered he had escaped that
very day. Police soon caught up with him,
and he is now in jail for escaping, which is
a crime.
Oh, there it Is
Curtis Keene, a farmer in Georgia,
reported his cotton picker stolen and col-
lected on a $95,500 insurance policy. Inves-
tigators now say that the 1 7-ton machine
wasn't stolen at all, but that had Keene
buried it in a huge hole. The cotton picker
is the size of two dump trucks-12 feet wide,
12 feet tall and about 20 feet long. Rain
washed away some of the dirt under which
it was buried, and Keene was charged with
insurance fraud.
She's just mad about the boy
Summer Strickland's joy at the birth of
her baby girl was somewhat diminished
when she was arrested for statutory rape
for having sex with her husband. She is 21,
and her now-husband-then-boyfriend was
13 when he impregnated her. They married
five weeks after the baby was born. Under
Georgia law, it is illegal to have relations
with anyone under age 16 who is not
your spouse. But they were allowed to
marry because they are parents. Summer
was shocked. "He's my husband she said.
"I just don't understand
Getaway car maintenance
is critical
hree men robbed a diner in Glendale,
Colo leapt into their getaway car-a white
Honda Civic that had seen better days-and
drove off. The car broke down about a half-
mile away. Arrests followed.
a telling conversation with ECU's own "Girls of the Conference USA" about nudity,
fame and the truth about photo shoots
Emily Little
Nancy Kuck
We've finally managed to get these girls alone.
Tliey've been in demand all day, from the radio DIs and
the line of eager men that has been plunking magazines
down for a coveted signature for the past four hours.
Now it's our turn to interview the two girls selected from
ECU to pose for October's Conference USA pictorial, out
this month in Playboy.
Two girls have sat down to interview two girls, all
poised on bar stools upstairs in the cigar bar at Ham's
Restaurant and Brewhousc. The girls work their magic
on the bartender and he turns the musk down to a
faint echo, although the lights stay down and we can
still hear the hum of conversation from the entourage
of Playboy employees and hopeful male admirers that
has followed up here.
These two girls radiate charm. Cara Cousins (19,
sophomore, broadcasting) is the schoolgirl. She's petite,
wears very little make up, and has cute down to an
art form. In fact, her Playboy photo has her wearing
nothing but knee-socks and tennis shoes. She's listed in
the magazine as Brooke Moore, but not because she's
ashamed of her picture, as a recent Greenville newspaper
article insinuated. She just doesn't want her family to
know, although she has told her mom.
Jessica Mauch (20, junior, business, apparel and
textiles), on the other hand, is all glamour. Her hair is
styled, glitter dusted on her chest and face. Her photo
pins her as all sex symbol, and in person she is every
bit the confident model.
As the group on the other side of the bar waits and
watches, Cara and lessica have taken a few minutes to
share their experience with us. As far as we could tell,
they hold nothing back.
TEC: So, what was it like to pose for Playboy?
JESSICA: It was a lot of fun. I wasn't very nervous.
A lot of people ask that, if we were nervous. 1 think
we both pretty much nervous at first, going into
it, but the photographer made us both feel very
comfortable. Nobody touched us, it wasn't creepy
like that. It was very comfortable. Professional.
TEC: Did you tell your parents?
JESSICA: My mom, yeah. My dad's passed away and
I don't have any brothers, so my mom-I told her.
Everybody in my family knows. My grandparents on
both sides, everybody. Anybody that is anybody to
me knows.
TEC: How do they feel about that?
JESSICA: Everybody's been positive about everything.
I think they're shocked. That's the big thing. They're
just shocked, but everybody's been really cool about
it and stuff.
TEC: Cara, your mom, is she ok with it?
CARA: Oh, yeah. She was the first person I called.
So yeah.
TEC: Did you have to get permission from the
CARA: No, not at all.
TEC: All the copies in Greenville are sold out right
now. We had to ask for copies from you because there
are none
CARA: (laughs) 1 didn't even get my own.
TEC: How does it feel knowing that practically every
man on campus and in Greenville has a picture of
you guys naked?
JESSICA: It's kind of a cool feeling. It's not creepy,
it doesn't make me feel uncomfortable. It's kind of
cool, you know?
CARA: Yeah, I agree. I think there's a big difference, I
mean, not a big difference, but standing in front of a
man naked and then being on paper is kind of different
to me. It's like if you're actually there in person, it's
just-it doesn't bother me.
TEC: Have any guys approached you outside of press
JESSICA: Actually, we were at a party last weekend
and a bunch of people came up, and we were just
hanging out. And people kept coming up and saying,
"We heard you were gonna be one of the girls from
VlayboyV And 1 just played it off. I was like, "No,
that's not me. It's not my picture. No, that's not
me You know? But this week, I've gotten a lot
of e-mails since the issue came out from people
and stuff.
TEC: Why did you decide to do it?
CARA: I did it on a dare. My boyfriend was like, "1
dare you, you will not make it And so I went out
there and I did it. (laughs)
JESSICA: Actually, one of my roommates-the last
day they had auditions, the very last, probably, 30
minutes before the auditions were over-one of my
roommates told me. She was like, "Let's go. Let's
do it. It'll be fun, it'll be exciting And I was like,
"No, I'm not doing it So she talked one of my
other roommates into doing it, and we all three
went together. Just for the fun of it, not looking
for anything to come out of it. Just to go do it and
say we did it.
TEC: How did you react when you heard that you
actually made it?
CARA: 1 was screaming. 1 was jumping up and
down and screaming.
TEC: In a good way?
CARA: (laughs) yeah.
JESSICA: The Playboy rep actually told us at the
audition day I think it was on a Friday and she told
us we would hear from her that night. And none
of us heard from her or anything, so we all went
out the next night because I had friends in town.
She called at eleven o'clock and said, "Please call
It was on my answering machine at home, and
she was like, "It doesn't matter what time it is
So I completely wasn't even thinking about it, you
know? So it was shocking. I called my mom right
away and was like, "What do I do?" (laughs)
TEC: How much were you paid? Are you allowed
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, and Jessica Mauch, right, give TEC the scoop on posing nude for Playboy, (photos by John Stowe)
Pick of the week: Admiral's Cup Coffeehouse
Brian Frizzelle
You walk in through the front door and all previous
thoughts go temporarily on hold as'the inviting aroma
of fresh coffee beans grabs your attention. You have
just entered the Admiral's Cup Coffeehouse, the newest
coffeehouse in Greenville.
The Admiral's Cup, situated between Food Lion
and Quixote Travel in the Marketplace at Lynndale on
Ked Banks Road, offers a tempting array of different
flavors of coffee, teas, and baked goods. It is a family
business owned and operated by Michel Brett and
her husband Jerry.
"This is a dream come true Brett said. "I have
always loved coffeehouses. I love the atmosphere of
them, but I especially like the uniqueness of each
Part of the uniqueness of the Admiral's Cup is
the nautical interior design. Lobster traps, maps, and
signaling flags that decorate the walls make you feel
like you're at the beach.
"We are so close to the beach and rivers that we
tried to decorate the inside like the interior of a river
cabin Brett said.
The kerosene lamps that grace every table add a
touch of hominess. There are also two recliners and a
collection of books and magazines that customers can
look at and even take with them as long as they leave a
replacement for each one they remove.
"It's not as crowded as some of the other cof-
feehouses most of the time customer Ceal Holbert
said. "The coffee's good and the decor is nice. I like that
it's non-smoking. I also like the book swap idea
Non-smoking customers will be pleased at the no
smoking policy, but there are comfortable chairs and
tables outside for those who want to light up. With
fresh coffee beans available by the pound near the door,
smoking can affect the quality of the coffee.
"Coffee beans absorb certain odors such as cigarette
smoke. But here, when you open the coffee doors you
smell coffee and not smoke Brett said.
To curb your hunger the Admiral's Cup offers several
different types of baked goods and pastries including
bagels, cinnamon rolls,cake slices and miniature
cheesecakes. They have a large selection of coffee
beans to purchase, from Classic Breakfast Blend to KTIa
Fudge. You can also choose from 36 different syrups for
flavored lattes and cappuccinos, including Chocolate
Blanco, Cranberry and English Toffee.
"They have a lot of varieties of what you can get
customer Amy Sweeny said. "There's something for
Customers can also browse through a gift section
that has decorative candle holders, coffee mugs,
decorated picture frames, and wall hangings.

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Tuesday, September 5,2000
Above and Beyond: Service With a Smile
The East Carolinian 8
Lauren Harris
"A smile Is the only curved line that says everything straight
This anonymous quote is one that hostess Betty Barrett lives by each
and everyday.
When walking into the Wright Place each student is greeted with an
ecstatic, welcoming smile from Barrett.
Her main job at the Wright Place is to make students feel at home
and appreciated.
"I want the students to know that when they walk in here, they
are not just a number, but all individually special people to me
Barrett said.
Barrett, a Greenville native, has been working at the Wright Place
since February 16, 2000. She is the first hostess ever to be hired to to work
in one of ECU's dining facilities. Barrett obtained the position through
persistence and her constant up-beat attitude.
"1 want them to leave their troubles at the door and walk out with
a smile said Barrett.
Barrett said she loves people and refuses to do any job that doesn't
make someone smile.
Outside of her job at the Wright Place, Barrett can be found doing odd
jobs at her church and participating in community service projects. She
previously was a volunteer at the Division of Services for the Blind.
Barrett said that home is where she gets her inspiration to be
such a happy person. Barrett spends a majority of her time with her
family. She has four children, 3-year-old twins, a 2-year-old girl and
an 18-year-old daughter.
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said Barrett. She believes this is how she knows she is doing her job well
and fhat her positive attitude is rubbing off.
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Everyone can't deny.
Wanting not to try!
Remember when you're here.
Inspiration will be clear.
Going from day to day
Having to know what to say
Things of what happened before
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Caring from day to day.
PLAYBOY from page 2
to say?
JESSICA: Playboy actually told us we weren't allowed to say.
CARA: A good amount.
JESSICA: Yeah, we were paid a good amount.
TEC: How long was the shoot?
CARA: Mine took about two hours. I was with two other girls, so I spent
the whole day, from eight o'clock in the morning until eight o'clock
at night at the house.
JESSICA: And 1 was actually-we filmed from probably about nine to
five. So it took a while to set up everything and get make up and hair
and everything done in one night.
TEC: Did you get to travel?
CARA: Unless you count New Bern.
TEC: So you didn't get to meet Hugh Heffner?
CARA: Oh, no. (laughs)
had a lot of fun.
TEC: Did they have to do a weigh-in? Did you have to weigh a certain TEC: Would you do it again if they asked you to do it a second time?
CARA: Oh, no.
JESSICA: You know what's funny, too? I always heard that-because I
watched something on Jenny McCarthy a couple years ago-that they tape
you and all this. So I was going in there thinking they were gonna tape
your legs and tuck you in, and they didn't do any of that.
TEC: Well, how do you like the way it turned out? Was it what you
CARA: I didn't expect this many people.
JESSICA: Me neither.
CARA: Both me and her were talking about it. We were like, "It's not
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sportsbriefs pirates smother Blue Devils in opener
Eagles pound Cowboys
The Philadelphia Eagles crushed the
Dallas Cowboys in their season opener
Sunday. Behind running back Duce Stal-
ey's 201 yards, the Eagles cruised to a
41-14 victory.
The Eagles knocked out Dallas quarter-
back Troy Aikman in the second quarter
with a concussion.
Also hurt was the Cowboys' )oey Gal-
loway, who left the game with a sprained
In addition to Staley's career-high rush-
ing total, he also scored a touchdown.
Bills top Titans
It wasn't the Music City Miracle, but
the Bill did avenge their playoff loss to
the Tennessee Titans Sunday. Steve Chris-
tie nailed a 3 3-yard field goal to clinch the
win with 16 seconds left. The Titans were
unable to return the kickoff following the
field goal, past midfield.
The Bills defense held the Titan offense
to 172 total yards. Titan running back
Eddie George only managed 37 yards
Bills quarterback, Rob Johnson, left the
game in the fourth quarter with an injured
nerve and was replaced by Alex Van Pelt,
who drove the Bills to their final score.
Redskins nip Panthers
After an off-season that saw team
owner Daniel Snyder spend over $100 mil-
lion on upgrading the Washington Red-
skins, they managed to beat the Carolina
Panthers by three in their first game. The
Redskins scored 13 unanswered points in
the second half to come from behind to
beat the Panthers 20-17.
The Panther got a 10-7 lead in the first
half after a Michael Bates kickoff return for
a touchdown and a Richie Cunningham
field goal.
After the Redskin defense stiffened and
the offense began to click, the Redskins
opened up a 20-10 lead.
Fresh off of signing a new contract,
Stephen Davis rushed for 133 yards and a
The Panther cut the Redskin lead to
three on a Wesley Walls touchdown recep-
tion in the fourth quarter.
Bobby Labonte wins
at Darlington
Bobby Labonte won the rain-shortened
Southern 500 Sunday. 328 laps into the
race, inclement weather caused the event
to be halted and Labonte to pick up the
victory at Darlington International Race-
The win comes days after Labonte
crashed in practice due to a stuck throttle,
the same problem that caused the crashes
that led to the deaths of Adam Petty and
Kenny Irwin earlier this year.
ECU starts season
with shutout victory
Stephen Schramm
Three plays into their season-opening 38-0 vic-
tory, the Pirates made sure that the Duke "Airborne"
offense would not get off of the ground.
Kelly Hardy's 26-yard interception return for
the game's opening score began a 21 point first-half
onslaught and effectively ending the Blue Devils
hopes for their first opening day victory under
Carl Franks.
Behind a defense that didn't allow Duke to
advance beyond the ECU 41, the Pirates dominated
on both sides of the ball. ECU was able to rack
up 428 yards of total offense, while holding Duke
to just 140.
ECU quarterback David Garrard finished the
night 22 of 29 for 264 yards in the air.
"They were playing off so far Garrard said.
"They came up and made a pretty good stick after
the catch, but the initial pass was there. I thought
they played well on defense. I just thought we
came out working a little harder
Most of the passing yards belonged to senior
receiver Keith Stokes, who finished with a career-
high 124 yards.
"This year I've got to come out a little bit more
on offense that I did last year Stokes said. "I've
got to step up and be a leader. So I'm going to
take the role
though the offense found success in the air,
Pirate rushers had a good night as well. Running
back Jamie Wilson finished as the leading rusher
with 60 of the Pirates total 164 yards on the
While the offense was explosive, it was the
The ECU defense huddles before taking the field Saturday at Duke, (photo by Travis McGee)
defense that fired the first shots.
Hardy's pick of Duke quarterback, Spencer Romine's
third-down pass 89 seconds into the game, put the
Blue Devils on their heels and set the stage for a
Pirate rout.
"You come in with great plans on both sides of
the ball said ECU Defensive Coordinator Tim Rose.
"When something like that happens, you don't plan
on that. So it does set the tone, definitely
"That was amazing Griffin said. "I really didn't
think Kelly had seen that and read it. But he told me
the ball was thrown right to him. And he just made a
play on it and scored
After their next two drives ended in a punt and
See PIRATES pg. 6
Defense keeps "Airborne" grounded Pirate No�
Steve Logan
Pirates pin Duke
behind ftyardline
Stephen Schramm
Technically the turf of Wallace-Wade Stadium is
owned by Duke LIniversity. Though for a couple of
hours Saturday night, it was solely the property of the
ECU defense.
Holding the Blue Devils
to 140 yards of total offense,
just 16 more than ECU's
Keith Stokes had by himself,
and keeping the Blue Devils
behind the ECU 41 proved
that despite key departures, the Pirate defense still
has teeth.
"Ihe defense was outstanding said Head Coach
Steve Logan. "Getting the shutout is an extra special
deal. Tim had them prepared beautifully. We got a
jump start when Kelly Hardy made the play out in the
flat. It was a great defensive game
The 38-0 shutout of Duke proved that the ECU unit
has not skipped a beat after a number of high-profile
seniors graduated.
"Our defense, we play hard said ECU linebacker
Pernell Griffin. "We were already hungry because we
were tired of hitting our own players. We came out here
and came together and came out with a victory
One reason the squad was so effective was their
"We came in with the idea of playing an awful lot ot
The defense was outstanding
guys said ECU Defensive Coordinator Tim Rose. "We
came in with great respect for Duke. They returned six
or seven starters. This football team averaged 25 points
a game last year except for three ball games.
"We saw them on film against some good teams,
we were scared coming in but we played a lot of guys
and I think that may have helped us some he said.
"To keep them fresh and in the ball game. It was a hot
and humid night out here
Ihe defense was deepest at the line.
"We're playing 11 defensive linemen Logan said.
"We've got fine depth at that position. We're just
rolling them in. What we told
those kids is this, If we turn
on the film and see a loaf from
one of you guys, they won't
ever play again. Because they
play three snaps and out and
another guy comes in. We're
rolling them in there on the roladex. They've got to
play hard and they do
With the platoon of fresh bodies on the defensive
line, the Pirates were able to apply considerable pressure
on Duke quarterbacks.
"You prefer to pressure until you find out you can't
Rose said. "Because it does distort the passing game,
protection and that type of thing. I don't think we
had as much success as we did a year ago. Still I think
keeping a lot of players in the game and letting them
rush, it does take its toll physically and conditioning
wise, I think that was the key for us
"There was a lot of pressure but that's the nature
of our defense Logan said. "Thankfully we did get
See DEFENSE pg. 6
And now Virginia Tech
Pirates look to downplay
hype; prepare for Hokies
Stephen Schramm
Late in Saturday's 38-0 win over Duke, a chant
emanated from the numerous Pirate fans that stuck
around. "We want Tech rung from the Wallace-Wade
No matter how hard, Head Coach Steve Logan and
the Pirate team try to diffuse the hype heading into
Thursday's game, it's already started.
Before the last fans had filed out, ECU quarterback
David Garrard was already fielding questions about the
inevitable comparison between he and Virginia Tech
quarterback Michael Vick.
"I'm going to have 10 other guys with me, he's
going to have 10 other guys with him Garrard said.
"Hopefully we can go out and execute to the best and
come out with a victory
The Hokies are coming off of a season where they
finished No. 2 in the polls. Their only loss of last season
came in the Sugar Bowl to eventual national champion
Florida State. The team bring Heisman Candidate
Michael Vick who is considered the most exciting
player in college football.
"It's what everybody's been looking forward to
so hopefully we'll go out and have a good game for
them said running back Jamie Wilson.
"They're a great team said ECU's Keith Stokes.
"They've got great speed, but I believe we can match-up
with them. We'll see what happens Thursday
With the win at Duke, the Pirates enter the game
with confidence.
"We thought we could come here and win pretty
impressively Garrard said. "I think we did. I'm just
happy everyone came out and played as well as they
did. It was just a tremendous lift for us to go into the
Virginia Tech game. But we're going to have to step it
up a notch to go and beat Virginia Tech
The Thursday game gives Logan and the Pirates
only four days to prepare.
"We're going to start tomorrow really quickly
Logan said, Saturday. "That's why I've got to get out of
here really quickly and get the kids on the bus and get
home. We will practice our kicking game Monday and
practice Monday evening on labor Day. Then we will
have real quick practices on Tuesday and Wednesday
and then will tee it up and play ball
The game is the first Thursday Night l-SPN telecast
from Greenville since Cincinnati came to town in
"It's going to be a great game Garrard said.
"They're going to be fast, they're going to play hard.
I think if we come out and execute, to the best of our
ability, if we can come out and do some things on them
then we can win it in the fourth quarter
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Road Game?
At Saturday's game, most of the 30,224fans,
were partisan Pirate fans.
"Fan support was outstanding said Head
Coach Steve Logan. "We knew that the Pirates
would come out and give us support. This was
the first time we've won in this stadium and
that's a big breakthrough for us
Status of the kicking game
While most signs in the preseason pointed to
sophomore Kevin Miller to handle the punting
chores, Head Coach Steve Logan turned to true
freshman Wes Herlocker to kick the ball away
"Kevin with the rain and the weather tonight,
his thigh was a little bit tight and I just went
head and let Wes punt Logan said. "Now that
he's not redshirted he's going to do some more
Two quarterbacks
While junior David Garrardran the offense
with precision, sophomore Richard Alston also
made an impression
Despite finishing the night with 42 rushing
yards and no completions, Alston did lead
the Pirates on two scoring drives, underscoring
Logan's goal of using both quarterbacks.
"I'll tell you what guys, most of the time
they'll tell your that when you've got two quar-
terbacks playing that means you don't have one
good one Logan said. "Well we broke the mold
on that. We've got two nice young quarterbacks
here at East Carolina and their going to play all
season long and we don't really have a prefer-
ence. We've got two good ones
Youth is served
The fans at Wallace-Wade were introduced to
many new faces Saturday. Freshmen, Art Brown,
Terrance Copper, Herlocker, as well as transfers.
Derrick Collier and Greg LeFever saw significant
playing time.
Brown had two notable plays, a long run and
a touchdown from seven yards out.
"We played 14 kids tonight who have never
played a college football game said Head
Coach Steve Logan. "Art's one of them. There
were a couple of flashes.
"He's got to get better in his pass protection
and some of the other things in our offense, but
for the most part the youngsters went out and
played well, he said. "Terrance Copper was a tru
freshman that did a couple of nice things, it was
a nice performance by the youngsters

0 The East Carolinian
Tuesday, September 5,2000
From PIRATES pg. 5
a fumble, the Pirate defense forced the Blue Devils to punt with 1:58
remaining in the first quarter. The Pirates started on their own 20 and
promptly drove 80 yards in just over five minutes. The drive ended on a
15-yard Wilson touchdown ran that put the Pirates up 14-0.
"We did pretty good tonight Wilson said. "We came out and put
some points on the board early. We've been harping on going out and
getting a good start. We always win the fourth quarter so it looked
good for us tonight
The Pirate defense held Duke to three plays on their next possession,
forcing the Blue Devils to punt. Ten plays later, Wilson had his second
score of the night on a 3-yard run.
On their first drive of the second half, the Pirates drove to a first-
and-goal on the Duke 9-yard line. After two rushes inside the two,
the Pirates were thwarted by the Duke defense. A Miller field goal put
the Pirates ahead 24-0.
While the Pirates only scored three points in the third quarter, the
defense held Duke to only 14 total yards in the period.
It didn't get any better in the fourth quarter for the Blue Devils.
On their first two possessions on the quarter, they only managed
one yard.
Meanwhile the Pirates moved the ball, scoring twice. The first
touchdown in the quarter came on a pass play from Garrard to Stokes.
The play covered 30 yards.
"They blitzed the two safeties and just filled the hole up Stokes
said. "I got a good block by one of my receivers and followed him and
ran into the end zone
With 5:04 in the quarter, true freshman Art Brown, scored from seven
yards out to put ECU ahead 38-0.
The shutout is ECU's first since beating UT-Chattanooga 31-0 in 1998.
The loss was the second straight shutout for the Blue Devils, who lost
38-0 in their final game last season.
The win was also the Pirates' first at Duke.
"We've never won at Duke before Stokes said. "We played a good
game, and got the first win at Duke in a long time. So we showed the
crowd that it wasn't just a fluke last year. Duke played a good game but
we came out ready to play tonight
"It's a good feeling but we look forward to doing that all the time
Wilson said. "It's what we do to everybody, but considering it's an ACC
school and it's North Carolina, we like that
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pressure, because if we don't there's just a certain amount of time that
someone's going to come out of the back end of your defense. The
pressure was all there. We had a couple of nice plays in the defensive
secondary tonight. It was really a beautiful performance
The secondary was a question mark entering the season. A crop of
young players looked to fill the holes left by the departures of the two
starting cornerbacks from 1999. The group helped make sure the Airborne
offense was stillborn, holding the Blue Devils to 96 yards in the air.
"From where I was standing, we gave up some deep routs in the
middle there Rose said. "But they seemed to do a pretty good job
stopping them deep except for one time. Apart from that I think we held
our own. The players did a great job
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Braves prepare for title battle
ATLANTA (AP)�Chipper Jones was a mere bystander the last
time the Atlanta Braves went down to the final day of the season
in a pennant race.
Jones was only 21 years old, called up late in the season as the Braves
battled the San Francisco Giants for the NL West title in 1993.
"I wasn't involved Jones said, recalling his minor role in that
gripping day-to-day struggle. "All I ever did was pinch-run for Sid
Jones did notice the price that was paid by his older teammates,
who faced must-win situations virtually every day over the last month.
There was no wild card in those days, so only the division champs
moved on to the postseason.
The Braves won 104 games, just enough to send the Giants home
with 103 victories. But Atlanta was physically spent and emotionally
drained by the time it got to the NL championship series, losing
to Philadelphia 4-2.
"I know it took a toll when we played the Phillies Jones said.
The Braves have made things a bit easier on themselves since
that dramatic race in '93, which marked their third straight division
title. Since then, Atlanta has added five more championships to
its unprecedented streak, coasting to the finish line by an average
margin of 11.4 games. Reaching the playoffs as division champs has
become a mere formality.
But this year seems likely to break the pattern.
The New York Mets, runners-up to the Braves in the NL East the
last two years, have been the hottest team in baseball since the All-Star
break and lead the Braves by a half-game heading into Saturday.
Atlanta, on the other hand, struggled in August and seemed
resigned to a neck-and-neck showdown over the final month with a
team that has become its most heated rival.
"Anyone who didn't think the Mets would be a serious challenger
has been proven wrong said 18-game winner Tom Glavine. "But no
one in this room thought that. We all knew the Mets are good. We all
knew the Mets were going to give us a challenge
The Braves sampled a pennant race last year, holding a one-game
lead over the Mets with just two weeks left in the season. But Atlanta
swept a pivotal series at Turner Field and pulled away to win the
division by 6 12 games.
"Every year, this team goes through streaks that aren't very appealing
to any of us Jones said. "But last year we finished strong, and I don't
see any reason why this year should be any different
The Braves snapped a four-game losing streak, their longest of
the season, by beating Cincinnati 5-2 on Wednesday night. Before
that game, the players took the unusual step of calling a closed-door
clubhouse meeting to discuss their recent woes. But then they lost
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"These axe the dog days of summer. Guys are tired Glavine said.
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what was discussed. We went out there a little more into the game
than we have been
Injuries have taken a major toll on the Braves, who lost pitcher John
Smoltz before the season even began and four other players�Eddie
Perez, Quilvio Veras, Rudy Seanez and Greg McMichael�-to year-ending
ailments since opening day.
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