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THE EAST CAROLINIAN
Volume 80 Number 51
TUESDAY
February 8, 2005
Tailgating, frisbee golf field
considered for parking space
The frisbee golf course on Charles Boulevard is the proposed site for a new commuter parking for the ECU community.
Extra spaces would
accommodate
ECU expansion
MICHAEL HARRINGTON
SENIOR WRITER
With the steady year-to-year
growth of students and faculty,
ECU is looking for possible loca-
tions for parking spaces to accom-
modate this growth. The tailgat-
ing and frisbee golf field has been
proposed as a possible location for
a commuter parking lot to accom-
modate the planned growth.
The field, located on the
corner of Charles Boulevard and
Greenville Boulevard, is used as
a tailgating location for students
on football game days and com-
poses a significant area of the
frisbee golf field.
ECU Campus Operations has
proposed the conversion of the
field into a parking area and the
plan will be discussed during the
next board of trustees meeting
April 1.
"We plan on developing the
area next to the ladies' Softball
field ultimately into about 1,000
parking spaces, primarily for
commuter students said George
Harrell, senior associate vice
chancellor for campus operations.
The proposed plan is intended
to be another step toward expand-
ing ECU and its facilities to meet
the rising number of students.
Harrell said the commuter
parking lot currently provides
sufficient parking for students,
but this will not be the case in
the future.
"You can't wait until there's
no place to park before you start
Harrell said.
"We have to build to grow.
The university has been growing
at about 1,000 students a year
The potential cost is esti-
mated around $2 million, which
would be generated through
revenue from ECU'S Parking and
Transportation Services.
If the proposal gains board
approval, the first phase will be
planned to lessen the impact on
the frisbee golf field.
"We're planning the initial
phase at 850 spaces so we can
preserve as much of the woods
where the frisbee golf course is
located, until recreation boards
develops the new frisbee golf
field Harrell said.
The new frisbee golf course
will be located in the new rec-
reation facility ECU is building
near the intersection of Highway
264 and Greenville Boulevard.
Harrell said if the plan is
passed, they would probably rear-
range the holes on the current
course so people can still play
until the new recreation facility
is completed.
The planned conversion of
the student tailgating field into
a commuter lot, Harrell said, is
in its infant stages.
"We don't even have a design
yet Harrell said.
If the plan meets board
approval in the April meeting,
the project is expected to be com-
pleted over the next few years.
Harrell said the field is one of
the few locations near ECU where
an additional commuter lot could
be placed.
"It's one of the largest open
areas not already earmarked
Harrell said.
Kim Sedgwick, freshman
child life major, said the distance
of the location from ECU did not
make sense to her.
"It's so far away said Sedg-
wick.
Haley Watson, freshman spe-
cial education major, said she was
disappointed to hear the tradi-
tional student tailgating location
might be paved over.
"It's a part of school, every-
one goes up there and tailgates
said Watson.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian.com.
SGA addresses current
concerns, issues discussed
The new meal plan would allow commuter students to eat
in campus dining areas without a great expense.
Interstate Meal Plan helps
commuting students
Plan meets needs of
off-campus students
LAUREN DONOVAN
STAFF WRITER
ECU dining services has
offered a new meal plan called the
Interstate Meal Plan, catering to
off-campus students who struggle
to find time to eat between their
classes and time on campus.
The Interstate Meal Plan went
into effect last fall and gives
commuting students a meal plan
to fit the way they live.
Allison Metcalf, market-
ing program director for
campus dining, discovered a
desire from many commuting
students to have a meal plan
formulated for students who
live off campus.
"We conducted focus groups
and spoke with students about
what they needed in a meal
plan and what we could offer
to best suit those needs said
Metcalf.
The plan allows students
to choose from three different
options, ranging from 40 to 95
meals per semester. It also gives
students the option of adding
extra meals in the middle of the
semester.
The plan differs from the
on-campus meal plan because
it will allow the student to use
as many meals as needed at
any given time. There are no
restrictions on where the meals
can be purchased or for whom,
as long as it is on campus.
Sp far, the Interstate Meal
Plan has received much interest.
f) Meal
Plan
To purchase an Interstate Meal
Plan, visit meal plan Dining
Services In Todd Dining Hall or
contact 328-4286.
The 1-95 - $600semester
Offers any 95 meals per
semester, with an additional $50
In Pirate Bucks.
The 1-64 - $500semester
Offers any 64 meals per
semester, with an additional
$115 in Pirate Bucks.
The 1-40 - $400semester
Offers any 40 meals per
semester, with an additional
$150 In Pirate Bucks.
Extra Miles - $57.5010 meals
Running low? Recharge by
purchasing addltlonarblocks of
10 meals. Extra miles may only
be purchased after the purchase
of one of the previous plans
within the same semester.
"We're ust trying to get the
word out this is being offered. It
is still a new concept and we are
trying to obtain as much feed-
back from students as possible
Metcalf said.
One of the main things stu-
dents have commented on is
the idea of a payment plan.
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Michael Frist discussed increasing security measures on campus with the senators.
Safety, student
fees main topics
A J WALTON
STAFF WRITER
ECU'S Student Govern-
ment Association met Monday
night and discussed new safety
measures for campus and the
executive goals for spring 2005.
Senator Michael Frist,
student welfare chairmen,
introduced a resolution in
support of increasing safety
around ECU'S campus. The
resolution calls for an increase
in lighting throughout
campus, including places from
West Campus all the way to
College Hill.
Frist's resolution also calls for
adding two ECU police bicycle
patrolmen to patrol at night in
an effort to prevent crime and to
allow patrolmen to respond to
emergencies in a more effective
manner.
"I feel that ECU's policemen's
presence isn't what it should be
around campus said Frisk.
Shannon O'Donnell, student
body president, spoke before
the senate floor to discuss what
Ticket 1, O'Donnell's ticket
during last year's SGA elections,
has accomplished since the start
of the year.
O'Donnell said out of
20 items that her ticket
originally proposed, 12 have
been accomplished or will be
accomplished within the next
month. O'Donnell also said due
to various reasons, three of the
original items were removed
completely.
Since O'Donnell has taken
office, the executive branch
of SGA has played an intricate
part in downtown development,
voter registration drives and the
Mendenhall development.
Ticket 1 has also helped
create Shipmates, a freshman
leadership group that focuses on
the retention and understand-
ing of SGA and Pick-A-Prof,
an online program similar to
ratemyprofessor.com that tells
the different teaching styles
of professors and the grade
distribution for their class.
Pick-A-Prof is a sophomore class
project that will be in full affect
by fall 2005.
O'Donnell also said either at
the end of March or early April,
SGA will have a safety week.
"We're looking forward to
addressing these issues on a
specific level, not just adding
more lighting or policemen said
O'Donnell
The allocation of student fees
was a major topic that was brought
up at the meeting. The SGA is
evaluating how to most
efficiently spend its provided
fees. O'Donnell, along with
members of the executive and
judicial branches, questioned
SGA social events that have
taken place downtown, in
particular the popular hang-
put Ham's, where alcohol is
served. O'Donnell said funds
given to SGA should not be
used at establishments that
serve alcohol.
O'Donnell said it doesn't
represent SGA positively.
Several senate members
opposed O'Donnell's stand,
citing they don't see the harm
in having SGA social events
at establishments that serve
alcohol.
"I think student fees should
be held to a higher standard
O'Donnell said.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian.com.
Montaperto lectured on
Chinese politics.
Visiting
professor
speaks
on China
Montaperto speaks at
third 'Great Decisions'
CHRIS MUNIER
STAFF WRITER
The speaker for the third
Great Decisions lecture gave an
expert testimony on Chinese
political development Saturday
morning in Rivers Auditorium.
Ronald Montaperto, visiting
professor of political science, said
China likely represents the only
challenge to U.S. supremacy over
global politics. A country with
more than one billion people is
something worthy of attention.
"China is the country we need
to focus on said Montaperto.
The lecture centered on the
theme "The Challenge of China
saying China is determined to
become a superpower and is look-
ing to set the agenda for the rest
of East Asia.
Montaperto said one of the
biggest questions is if China's
development is indeed develop-
ment or just growth without prog-
ress. He said China is expanding
in population size and economic
size, but it is not certain if this
is making it a stronger country.
Montaperto said most of Chi-
na's economy has moved away
from communism, but there are
still some state-owned socialist
industries. There are high sav-
ings rates in China, but banks
are having a hard time because
steel and energy enterprises are
sucking up subsidies. It is difficult
to fix this problem because of
government corruption as well
as the fact that these "dinosaur"
companies are the safety net for
the economy.
During the years of commu-
nism under Mao Zedong, there
was at least a certain institution
of morality in China. The same
cannot be said about China's cur-
rent brand of capitalism.
"The Chinese have the worst
of capitalism Montaperto said.
Along with corruption, there
are problems with crime, drugs
and AIDS in China. Furthermore,
Chinese leaders are reluctant to
allow freedom of speech, even 16
years after the Tiananmen Square
Massacre.
"There is a complete lack of
governmental effectiveness
Montaperto said.
Montaperto said some of the
problems with China's authori-
tarian leaders stem from a fear
of instability and chaos. China
has a history of instability and
embarrassment.
Despite some oppression,
there has been a major movement
toward free speech and discourse.
Intellectuals who would have
been jailed years ago are now able
to say what they want more often.
Montaperto described a prob-
lem with unemployment in
China as the "floating popula-
tion On the countryside there is
a huge emphasis on farming and
little else. Most people farm, but
those who do not go to the cities
and float around looking for job
opportunities. He said this is
related to the urban-rural gap that
exists in every Chinese province.
The U.S. and China have
great interests in Taiwan accord-
ing to Montaperto. There is a
constant suspicion of whether
or not China wants to become
imperial and invade Taiwan to
become a superpower against
the U.S. wishes. Montaperto
said America has a moral and
geopolitical obligation to Taiwan.
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TUESDAY February 8, 2005
Campus News News Briefs
NAACP Founders Week
Feb. 7 - 12 is NAACP Founders
Week. Various nightly activities
Include ethnic food tasting, open-
mlc social, 'Legacies Nearly
Forgotten" and volunteering with
local service agencies.
Spaghetti Dinner
Five Brody medical students
are holding a spaghetti dinner
Feb. 9 at 7 p.m In 2 West 40 at
the Brody School of Medicine to
raise money for an upcoming trip
to work in Kenyan clinics. The
event is open to the public and
costs $5 for students and $7 for
non-students. The students will
serve spaghetti with marinara or
meat sauce, bread and dessert
buffet-styte.
Learn About Career Fairs
Jim McAtee from Student
Professional Development will
be presenting "How do CFAC
Students Make the Most out of
Career Fairs' Feb. 9 from 2 - 3 p.m.
and 4 - 5 p.m. in 201 Joyner East.
The presentation will address
topics such as networking,
power greetings and career fair
preparation.
Black History Month Speaker
A public lecture will be held in
honor of Black History Month at
the Willis Building Auditorium Feb.
10 at 7 pm The event is sponsored
by ECU'S GeoClub, Department of
Geology and Ledonia Wright
Cultural Center. The featured
speaker is Jonathan Tilove, a
race and immigration reporter
with the Newhouse News Service,
a two-time National Headliner
Award winner and author of the
2003 Random House book Along
Martin Luther King: Travels on
Black America's Main Streets
For more information, call Derek
Alderman at 328-4013.
HOSA Meeting
Health Occupations Students
of America will hold an interest
meeting Thursday, Feb. 10 in
221 Mendenhall at 4 pm HOSA
is open to all health related
majors.
The Vagina Monologues
The annual production of Eve
Enslef s The Vagina Monologues"
will be Feb. 11 -12 at 8 p.m in
Wright Auditorium. This year, the
ECU V-DayVagina Monologues
event is being co-sponsored by
the women's studies department,
the student organization VOICE,
and the Student Involvement
Team Tickets are $8 in advance
for students, $10 for students
at the door. $12 for the general
public in advance and $15 for the
general public at the door. You
can purchase tickets by calling
1-800-ECU-ARTS or online at
ecuarts.com. The proceeds will
benefit local charities that help
abused women.
Contra Dance
The ECU Folk and Country
Dancers are sponsoring a contra
dance Saturday. Feb 12 at the
Willis Building A potluck supper
will begin at 6 p.m a concert
starts at 7 p.m, beginners lesson
at 7:30 p.m. and the contra dance
from 8 -10:30 pm. Live, old-time
and Celtic music by a string band
will be performed. The cost is $3
for students. $5 for members and
$8 for the general public. Call
752-7350 for details.
Human Relations Council
The City of Greenville is accept-
ing applications from students of
an institution of higher learning to
serve as volunteers on the Human
Relations Counc Ths commissio
n is responsible for organizing an
d implementing programs dealing
with problems of human relations
and promoting understanding,
respect, good will and equality
of opportunity for all citizens. Two
student representatives would be
appointed for one-year terms. The
Human Relations Commission
meets the first Wednesday of each
month, excluding July and August
at 7 p.m If you Hve inside the city
limits of Greenville and would
like to serve on this commission,
please call the City Clerk's Office,
329-4423 to obtain an application.
You can also access a talent bank
atgreenvillenc.gov
Want your event printed in TEC?
Please send your announcement
along with the data time, location
and contact information to
Local
NC-based Guard unit member
demoted after mud-wrestling In Iraq
RALEGH, NC - A female member of
a National Guard military police unit
was demoted for Indecent exposure
after a mud-wrestling party at the
Army-run Camp Bucca detention
center in Iraq, a military spokesman
said Sunday.
The party occurred Oct. 30, as the
160th Military Police Battalion, an
Army Reserve Unit from Tallahassee,
Fla prepared to turn over its duties
to the Asheville-based 105th Military
Police Battalion, said Lt Col. Barry
Johnson, spokesman for detainee
operations at Camp Bucca.
In the course of the transfer of duties,
"some individuals in their exuberance
decided to put together a mud-
wrestling thing Johnson said Sunday
by telephone. There were females
involved and some members of the
105th also became involved, one
female soldier in particular
Following an inquiry, that soldier was
demoted and placed on restriction for
participating in the event, specifically
for indecent exposure, he said.
Four or five other members of the
i05th who were spectators received
counseling, Johnson said.
Johnson did not release the name
cf the demoted soldier. However,
she was identified by the Daily News
as Deanna Allen, 19, and the New
York newspaper's identification was
confirmed by her mother, Ladyna
Waldrop of Black Mountain.
Episcopal churches
approve resolution on gays
WILMINGTON, NC - Lay members and
clergy from 75 Episcopal parishes in
southeastern NC have voted to
endorse a report that in part, calls
on the Episcopal Church and the
Anglican Church of Canada to enact
a moratorium on same-sex blessings.
The resolution, which also calls
on the two churches not to ordain
sexually active gay clergy as bishops,
was approved at the 122nd annual
Convention of the Diocese of East
Carolina held at St James Parish on
Thursday through Saturday. St Paul's
Episcopal Church in Edenton offered
the resolution.
At issue was the ordination of New
Hampshire Bishop Gene Robinson,
the first openly gay bishop in the
Episcopal Church, in 2003, and
the subsequent divisions over
homosexuality in the Episcopalian
priesthood that have occurred in
churches across America and the
world since.
The Edenton church's resolution
hinges on The Windsor Report,
which focuses on reconciliation and
'asks for all parties to the controversy
surrounding Bishop Robinson's
ordination) to express regret for ways
in which their actions have harmed
others according to the Episcopal
News Service.
The report, issued in October, calls
on the Episcopal Church and the
Anglican Church of Canada to put
the moratorium into effect while
asking conservative bishops to
stop going into other dioceses to
assist congregations with
disassociating themselves
from the Episcopal Church.
National
Media seek Information
about potential Jackson Jurors
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Jury selection
in the Michael Jackson molestation
case has been delayed, but media
efforts to learn more about who
might eventually sit in judgment of the
entertainer are moving ahead.
Attorneys for news organizations
were to ask Santa Barbara County
Superior Court Judge Rodney S.
Melville on Monday to allow reporters
to view completed questionnaires
filled out last week by 250
prospective jurors
'It's really vital for the public to be able
to have access to the questionnaires
while the selection process is
occurring to serve as a check
on the process said media lawyer
Theodore Boutrous. who represents
The Associated Press and other news
organizations
Defense attorneys have argued that
jurors would be less candid if they knew
their answers would be made public.
The release of the completed jury
questionnaires does not serve any
purpose other than to add to the
sensationalist coverage of this case
Jackson's attorneys said in a motion
last week.
Prosecutors and Jackson's attorneys
had been scheduled to begin
questioning potential jurors Monday
to root out any biases that should
keep them off the panel. But the court
announced Friday that the questions
would be delayed because the sister
of Jackson's lead attorney, Thomas
Mesereau, Jr was gravely ill.
After Monday's hearing, no additional
court sessions will be scheduled
until Thursday at the earliest, the
court said.
President sending Congress
$2.5 trillion spending plan
WASHINGTON - President Bush
is sending Congress a $2.5 trillion
spending plan, constrained by war
and record deficits, that seeks to slash
spending in a number of popular
programs from farm subsidies to poor
people's health care.
While calling it the tightest budget
of Bush's presidency, vice President
Dick Cheney defended the spending
blueprint against Democratic
complaints that its austerity falls
hardest on the poor.
'It's not something that we've done
with a meat ax, nor are we suddenly
turning our backs on the most needy
people in our society Cheney said
on "Fox News Sunday
The budget's arrival Monday on
Capitol Hill sets off months of
contentious debate, with lawmakers
from both parties expected to fight to
protect favorite programs.
Bush has targeted 150 programs for
either outright elimination or severe
cutbacks as part of an effort to meet
his campaign pledge to cut the
deficit in half by 2009, the year he
leaves office.
For the 2006 budget year that
begins next Oct. 1, he proposes
spending $2.5 trillion as he seeks
to put the government on a path of
declining deficits. That would occur,
however, only after the government
has recorded three straight years
of record deficits, in dollar terms,
including a projected $427 billion in
red ink this year.
International
Case begins against accused
members of Dutch terror network
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -
Prosecutors opened their case
Monday against 12 men accused
of belonging to a terror network
suspected in the murder of filmmaker
Theo Van Gogh and plots to attack
prominent Dutch politicians.
The defendants, mostly young
Muslims of North African ancestry,
were arrested within days of Van
Gogh's death on Nov. 2 - a killing
that shocked the nation and triggered
retaliatory attacks on Islamic sites.
Van Gogh, a distant relative of painter
Vincent Van Gogh, was shot and
stabbed on a busy Amsterdam street.
The killer cut his throat and, in a note
pinned to the filmmaker's chest with
a knife, threatened other attacks in
the name of radical Islam.
'We're facing an extremely radical
group in the Netherlands prosecutor
Koos Plooy said in an opening
statement at the pretrial hearing. The
prosecution is convinced that their
arrest prevented one or more very
serious attacks
He said several suspects remain at
large, including the network's alleged
spiritual leader.
The 12 are charged with
conspiracy to commit murder in a
terrorist attack, impeding democracy,
threatening the lives of politicians,
arson and illegal possession of
firearms. They could face life in prison
if convicted.
Assailants seize Spanish
consulate In Swiss capital
BERN, Switzerland - Three
unidentified assailants took over
the Spanish consulate in the Swiss
capital on Monday, injuring a security
guard and holding two staff members
hostage, authorities said. There were
differing reports about whether the
standoff had ended.
Swiss police said it was still unclear
if the hostage takers were still in the
consulate building and that authorities
were trying to contact them.
"According to our latest information,
the hostage situation still isn't over
said Juerg Mosimann, spokesman
for Bern police.
But Spain's Foreign Ministry said
the crisis ended after three hours
and that it was an apparent robbery
attempt, according to the Spanish
news agency Efe.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Angel
Vazquez, speaking on Spanish
National Radio, said two consulate
staffers were taken hostage but they
were unhurt.
"Apparently, judging from the
information we have received, from
the outset the three assailants wanted
to get at the safe Vazquez said.
This makes one think their goal was
money, but this is just speculation. It
will take some time for us to establish
with certainty the exact nature of
this act"
The three unidentified assailants
- believed to be armed with
knives and a handgun - stormed
the consulate shortly before
8 a.m Swiss police said.
Bern City Police spokeswoman
Franziska Frey told The Associated
Press that officers sealed off part of
the Kirchenfeld neighborhood after
they were alerted several minutes later.
There have been a handful of previous
security crises at foreign embassies
and consulates in Switzerland,
notably in 1999.
In February that year, members of
Switzerland's Kurdish community
staged a daylong, peaceful
occupation of the Greek embassy in
Bern, as well as the Greek consulate
in Zurich and United Nations offices
in Geneva. They were protesting
Greece's help in the capture of
Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan
and his handover to Turkey.
Insurgent attacks kill at least 30 Professor
from page A1
He said he is optimistic about
China, but not about U.SChi-
nese relations.
Montaperto's expertise on
China is largely derived from his
experience in the U.S. Depart-
ment of Defense, Defense Intelli-
gence Agency, as well as the time
he has spent in Asia.
The Great Decisions series has
events planned for the next five
Saturdays.
Issues such as global poverty,
outsourcing jobs, Sudanese poli-
tics, United States intelligence
reform and global water issues are
on the Great Decisions agenda.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeaitcarolinian.com.
U.S. Army 1st Batallion, 24th Infantry Regiment Maj. Mark Bieger patrols in his Stryker combat
vehicle in Mosul. His convoy was attacked by insurgents, but there were no casualties.
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BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) � Insur-
gents struck at Iraqi police forces
with a suicide bomb, a car bomb
and mortars in the cities of Mosul
and Baqouba on Monday, killing
at least 30 people as they pressed
their campaign to undermine the
nation's fledgling security forces.
The deadliest attack came
in Baqouba, where a car bomb
exploded outside the gates of a
provincial police headquarters,
killing IS people and wounding
17. police Col. Mudhahar al-
Jubouri said. Many of the victims
were there to seek jobs as police-
men, al-Jubouri said.
In the northern city of Mosul,
a suicide bomber blew himself
up inside the compound of Jum-
houri Teaching Hospital, killing
12 policemen guarding the site
and injuring four others, hospital
officials said.
The bomb went off outside
the hospital building, hospital
Director Tahseen AH Mahmoud
al-Obeidi said. Witnesses said the .
bomber called the police officers
over to him and then blew up
among the crowd.
"1 heard an explosion. When
I went to check, I saw bodies
everywhere al-Obeidi said.
The ground was soaked with
blood. Nurses collected body
parts, putting them in bags.
In a posting on a Web site,
the al-Qaida in Iraq group, led by
Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-
Zarqawi, said "a lion from the Mar-
tyrs Brigade" wearing an explo-
sives belt managed to get inside a
police post at the Mosul hospital.
The claim could not be verified.
There was no claim for the
Baqouba attack.
Also Monday, insurgents
shelled a police station in Mosul
with more than a dozen mortar
rounds, killing three civilians, a
police official said.
The city of Mosul. Iraq's third
largest, has seen daily insurgent
attacks and rebel clashes with U.S.
troops and Iraqi security forces.
The attacks were the latest
sign that insurgents are stepping
up attacks against Iraq's security
forces, which the United States
hopes can assume a greater role in
fighting the rebels once a newly
elected government takes office.
The violence and kidnap-
pings raise new concerns about
security following a brief down-
turn in violence after the Jan.
30 elections, when Iraqis chose
a new National Assembly in the
first nationwide balloting since
the fall of Saddam Hussein in
April 2003.
A final tally was expected
by Thursday, but initial returns
point to a landslide by Shiite
Muslim candidates endorsed by
their clerics. Shiites are believed
to comprise about 60 percent of
Iraq's 26 million people.
On the other hand, many
Sunni Arabs, estimated at 20
percent of the population and
the core of the insurgency, are
believed to have stayed home,
either out of fear of rebel reprisal
or because of a boycott call by
Sunni clerics.
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Manner looks to make
teacher improvements
SALMA KHAN
STAFF WRITER
An ECU professor with the
college of education was chosen
to participate on the Teacher
Educator Standards Commission
by the Association of Teacher
Educators.
The Teacher Educator
Standards Cohort is a proj-
ect of the Commission on the
Assessment of Teacher Educator
Standards. The project is designed
to support teacher educators
representing a cross-section of
the profession, including uni-
versity-based and school-based
personnel, in the development of
their own professional portfolios
using the Association of Teacher
Educators' standards.
Jane Manner, associate
professor from the college of
education, said she thinks she
was chosen for the commission
due to her past efforts.
"I believe I was chosen
because my interest and experi-
ence closely aligned with the
published criteria for participa-
tion in TESC said Manner.
"These criteria included
functioning as a teacher
educator for a number of years,
having a history of commitment
to professional development
and being willing to participate
in cohort development for two
consecutive years
Manner has been involved
in professional service in many
ways over the course of her
career. In addition, she has been
an educator in many roles and
at many levels. Her past work
experience has
helped build
a foundation
that will bring
innovative
ideas to the
commission.
"I think
this provides a
broad founda-
tion for under-
standing the
needs of teacher
education and
the need to
promote reflec-
tive practice at
all levels of the
profession
Manner said.
"My expe-
rience with
technology
gives another
dimension to my readi-
ness and excitement about
serving in this capacity
Manner said she is delighted
to have been selected from the
pool of applicants who sought
this opportunity. She realizes
the growing interest in the TESC
and is excited about being able to
participate with ATE on further-
ing this cause.
"I hope to bring an enthu-
siasm for standards-based
professional practice for
Teacher Educators as well as my
passion for technology infu-
sion in teacher preparation
Manner said.
TESC is made possible
through the
7 hope to bring an
enthusiasm as
well as my passion
for technology
infusion in teacher
preparation
Jane Manner
College of Education
support of
National Evalu-
ation Systems,
TaskStream and
the Association
of Teacher Edu-
cators.
Participants
will interact
around the
standards and
the develop-
ment of their
electronic port-
folios. During
the portfo-
lio develop-
ment phase,
participants
will have the
opportunity to
learn together
and c o m-
municate at the ATE annual
meetings and via the Internet to
reflect on practice and facilitate
further development of the ATE
Standards. The experiences of
the cohort will inform the work
of the National ATE Commission
2003-2006 to refine the ATE
Teacher Educator Standards.
This writer cane be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian. com.
Meal Plan
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The budget of many college
students is tight and they do
not have the cash up-front to
afford a meal plan. Metcalfsaida
payment plan is being taken into
consideration and to keep the
possibility open for coming
semesters.
The meal plan can be used
to grab a quick coffee between
classes, pick up a little snack
or sit down to a relaxing lunch
with some friends. Many
students said they did not even
know it was available, but after
they were informed, felt it was a
good option for the commuting
student who is constantly on
the go.
Jeremy Hogue, senior finance
major, said he likes the idea.
"On my busy days when I
don't have time to run home
and grab lunch, it would be
great to just stop by Mendenhall
and have some time to sit down
and eat between classes said
Hogue.
Most students like the meal
plan for reasons of easy access
and time constraints, but there
are some students who have cer-
tain concerns about purchasing
a meal plan.
Courtney Mcllean, senior
merchandising major, said she
did not know if the plan would
be right for her.
"The only thing 1 would be
afraid of is not using enough of
my meals. It is so expensive and 1
would probably only use around
two per week said Mcllean.
Though the Interstate Meal
Plan may not be for everyone, it
is a new concept that could make
the lives of commuting students
a bit less hectic.
This writer can be contacted at
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TUESDAY February 8, 2005
Campus News News Briefs
NAACP Founders Week
Feb. 7 - 12 is NAACP Founders
Week. Various nightly activities
include ethnic food tasting, open-
mic social, 'Legacies Nearly
Forgotten" and volunteering with
local service agencies.
Spaghetti Dinner
Five Brody medical students
are holding a spaghetti dinner
Feb. 9 at 7 p.m In 2 West 40 at
the Brody School of Medicine to
raise money for an upcoming trip
to work in Kenyan clinics. The
event is open to the public and
costs $5 for students and $7 for
non-students. The students will
serve spaghetti with marinara or
meat sauce, bread and dessert
buffet-style.
Learn About Career Fairs
Jim McAtee from Student
Professional Development will
be presenting "How do CFAC
Students Make the Most out of
Career Fairs" Feb. 9 from 2 - 3 p.m.
and 4 - 5 p.m. in 201 Joyner East.
The presentation will address
topics such as networking,
power greetings and career fair
preparation.
Black History Month Speaker
A public lecture will be held In
honor of Black History Month at
the Willis Building Auditorium Feb.
10 at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored
by ECU'S GeoClub, Department of
Geology and Ledonia Wright
Cultural Center. The featured
speaker is Jonathan Tilove. a
race and Immigration reporter
with the Newhouse News Service,
a two-time National Headliner
Award winner and author of the
2003 Random House book Along
Martin Luther King: Travels on
Black America's Main Streets.
For more information, call Derek
Alderman at 328-4013.
HOSA Meeting
Health Occupations Students
of America will hold an interest
meeting Thursday, Feb. 10 in
221 Mendenhall at 4 p.m. HOSA
is open to all health related
maors.
The Vagina Monologues
The annual production of Eve
Ensler's The Vagina Monologues"
will be Feb. 11 -12 at 8 p.m. In
Wright Auditorium. This year, the
ECU V-DayVagina Monologues
event is being co-sponsored by
the women's studies department,
the student organization V.O.I.C.E.
and the Student Involvement
Team. Tickets are $8 in advance
for students, $10 for students
at the door, $12 for the general
public in advance and $15 for the
general public at the door. You
can purchase tickets by calling
1-800-ECU-ARTS or online at
ecuarts.com. The proceeds will
benefit local charities that help
abused women.
Contra Dance
The ECU Folk and Country
Dancers are sponsoring a contra
dance Saturday, Feb. 12 at the
Willis Building. A potluck supper
will begin at 6 p.m a concert
starts at 7 p.m beginners lesson
at 7:30 p.m. and the contra dance
from 8 -10:30 p.m. Live, old-time
and Celtic music by a string band
will be performed. The cost is $3
for students, $5 for members and
$8 for the general public. Call
752-7350 for details.
Human Relations Council
The City of Greenville is accept-
ing applications from students of
an Institution of higher learning to
serve as volunteers on the Human
Relations Council. This commissk)
n is responsible for organizing an
d implementing programs dealing
with problems of human relations
and promoting understanding,
respect, good will and equality
of opportunity for all citizens. Two
student representatives would be
appointed for one-year terms. The
Human Relations Commission
meets the first Wednesday of each
month, excluding July and August
at 7 p.m. If you live inside the city
limits of Greenville and would
like to serve on this commission,
please call the City Clerk's Office,
329-4423 to obtain an application
You can also access a talent bank
at greenvillenc.gov.
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NC-based Guard unit member
demoted after mud-wrestling In Iraq
RALEIGH, NC - A female member of
a National Guard military police unit
was demoted for Indecent exposure
after a mud-wrestling party at the
Army-run Camp Bucca detention
center in Iraq, a military spokesman
said Sunday.
The party occurred Oct. 30, as the
160th Military Police Battalion, an
Army Reserve Unit from Tallahassee,
Fla prepared to turn over its duties
to the Asheville-based 105th Military
Police Battalion, said Lt. Col. Barry
Johnson, spokesman for detainee
operations at Camp Bucca.
in the course of the transfer of duties,
'some individuals in their exuberance
decided to put together a mud-
wrestling thing Johnson said Sunday
by telephone. "There were females
involved and some members of the
105th also became involved, one
female soldier in particular
Following an inquiry, that soldier was
demoted and placed on restriction for
participating in the event, specifically
for indecent exposure, he said.
Four or five other members of the
105th who were spectators received
counseling, Johnson said.
Johnson did not release the name
of the demoted soldier. However,
she was Identified by the Daily News
as Deanna Allen, 19, and the New
York newspaper's identification was
confirmed by her mother, Ladyna
Waldrop of Black Mountain.
Episcopal churches
approve resolution on gays
WILMINGTON, NC - Lay members and
clergy from 75 Episcopal parishes in
southeastern NC have voted to
endorse a report that, in part, calls
on the Episcopal Church and the
Anglican Church of Canada to enact
a moratorium on same-sex blessings.
The resolution, which also calls
on the two churches not to ordain
sexually active gay clergy as bishops,
was approved at the 122nd annual
Convention of the Diocese of East
Carolina held at St. James Parish on
Thursday through Saturday. St. Paul's
Episcopal Church in Edenton offered
the resolution.
At issue was the ordination of New
Hampshire Bishop Gene Robinson,
the first openly gay bishop in the
Episcopal Church, in 2003, and
the subsequent divisions over
homosexuality in the Episcopalian
priesthood that have occurred in
churches across America and the
world since.
The Edenton church's resolution
hinges on The Windsor Report,
which focuses on reconciliation and
"asks for all parties to the controversy
surrounding Bishop Robinson's
ordination to express regret for ways
in which their actions have harmed
others according to the Episcopal
News Service.
The report, issued In October, calls
on the Episcopal Church and the
Anglican Church of Canada to put
the moratorium into effect while
asking conservative bishops to
stop going into other dioceses to
assist congregations with
disassociating themselves
from the Episcopal Church.
National
Media seek Information
about potential Jackson Jurors
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Jury selection
in the Michael Jackson molestation
case has been delayed, but media
efforts to learn more about who
might eventually sit in judgment of the
entertainer are moving ahead.
Attorneys for news organizations
were to ask Santa Barbara County
Superior Court Judge Rodney S.
Melville on Monday to allow reporters
to view completed questionnaires
filled out last week by 250
prospective jurors.
"It's really vital for the public to be able
to have access to the questionnaires
while the selection process is
occurring to serve as a check
on the process said media lawyer
Theodore Boutrous, who represents
The Associated Press and other news
organizations.
Defense attorneys have argued that
jurors would be less candid if they knew
their answers would be made public.
The release of the completed jury
questionnaires does not serve any
purpose other than to add to the
sensationalist coverage of this case
Jackson's attorneys said in a motion
last week.
Prosecutors and Jackson's attorneys
had been scheduled to begin
questioning potential jurors Monday
to root out any biases that should
keep them off the panel. But the court
announced Friday that the questions
would be delayed because the sister
of Jackson's lead attorney, Thomas
Mesereau, Jr was gravely ill.
After Monday's hearing, no additional
court sessions will be scheduled
until Thursday at the earliest, the
court said.
President sending Congress
$2.5 trillion spending plan
WASHINGTON - President Bush
Is sending Congress a $2.5 trillion
spending plan, constrained by war
and record deficits, that seeks to slash
spending In a number of popular
programs from farm subsidies to poor
people's health care.
While calling it the tightest budget
of Bush's presidency, Vice President
Dick Cheney defended the spending
blueprint against Democratic
complaints that Its austerity falls
hardest on the poor.
"It's not something that we've done
with a meat ax, nor are we suddenly
turning our backs on the most needy
people in our society Cheney said
on "Fox News Sunday
The budget's arrival Monday on
Capitol Hill sets off months of
contentious debate, with lawmakers
from both parties expected to fight to
protect favorite programs.
Bush has targeted 150 programs for
either outright elimination or severe
cutbacks as part of an effort to meet
his campaign pledge to cut the
deficit in half by 2009, the year he
leaves office.
For the 2006 budget year that
begins next Oct. 1, he proposes
spending $2.5 trillion as he seeks
to put the government on a path of
declining deficits. That would occur,
however, only after the government
has recorded three straight years
of record deficits, in dollar terms,
including a projected $427 billion in
red ink this year.
International
Case begins against accused
members of Dutch terror network
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -
Prosecutors opened their case
Monday against 12 men accused
of belonging to a terror network
suspected in the murder of filmmaker
Theo Van Gogh and plots to attack
prominent Dutch politicians.
The defendants, mostly young
Muslims of North African ancestry,
were arrested within days of Van
Gogh's death on Nov. 2 - a killing
that shocked the nation and triggered
retaliatory attacks on Islamic sites.
Van Gogh, a distant relative of painter
Vincent Van Gogh, was shot and
stabbed on a busy Amsterdam street.
The killer cut his throat and, in a note
pinned to the filmmaker's chest with
a knife, threatened other attacks in
the name of radical Islam.
"We're facing an extremely radical
group in the Netherlands prosecutor
Koos Plooy said In an opening
statement at the pretrial hearing. "The
prosecution is convinced that their
arrest prevented one or more very
serious attacks
He said several suspects remain at
large, Including the network's alleged
spiritual leader.
The 12 are charged with
conspiracy to commit murder in a
terrorist attack, impeding democracy,
threatening the lives of politicians,
arson and illegal possession of
firearms. They could face life in prison
If convicted.
Assailants seize Spanish
consulate In Swiss capital
BERN, Switzerland - Three
unidentified assailants took over
the Spanish consulate in the Swiss
capital on Monday, injuring a security
guard and holding two staff members
hostage, authorities said. There were
differing reports about whether the
standoff had ended.
Swiss police said it was still unclear
if the hostage takers were still in the
consulate building and that authorities
were trying to contact them.
"According to our latest information,
the hostage situation still isn't over
said Juerg Mosimann, spokesman
for Bern police.
But Spain's Foreign Ministry said
the crisis ended after three hours
and that it was an apparent robbery
attempt, according to the Spanish
news agency Efe.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Angel
Vazquez, speaking on Spanish
National Radio, said two consulate
staffers were taken hostage but they
were unhurt.
"Apparently, judging from the
information we have received, from
the outset the three assailants wanted
to get at the safe Vazquez said.
This makes one think their goal was
money, but this is just speculation. It
will take some time for us to establish
with certainty the exact nature of
this act
The three unidentified assailants
- believed to be armed with
knives and a handgun - stormed
the consulate shortly before
8 a.m Swiss police said.
Bern City Police spokeswoman
Franziska Frey told The Associated
Press that officers sealed off part of
the Kirchenfeld neighborhood after
they were alerted several minutes later.
There have been a handful of previous
security crises at foreign embassies
and consulates in Switzerland,
notably in 1999.
In February that year, members of
Switzerland's Kurdish community
staged a daylong, peaceful
occupation of the Greek embassy in
Bern, as well as the Greek consulate
in Zurich and United Nations offices
in Geneva. They were protesting
Greece's help in the capture of
Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan
and his handover to Turkey.
Insurgent attacks kill at least 30 Professor
from page A1
lie said he is optimistic about
China, but not about U.SChi-
nese relations.
Montaperto's expertise on
China is largely derived from his
experience in the U.S. Depart-
ment of Defense, Defense Intelli-
gence Agency, as well as the time
he has spent in Asia.
The Great Decisions series has
events planned for the next five
Saturdays.
Issues such as global poverty,
outsourcing jobs, Sudanese poli-
tics, United States intelligence
reform and global water issues are
on the Great Decisions agenda.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian.com.
U.S. Army 1st Batallion, 24th Infantry Regiment Maj. Mark Bieger patrols in his Stryker combat
vehicle in Mosul. His convoy was attacked by insurgents, but there were no casualties.
up attacks against Iraq's security
forces, which the United States
hopes can assume a greater role in
fighting the rebels once a newly
elected government takes office.
The violence and kidnap-
pings raise new concerns about
security following a brief down-
turn in violence after the Jan.
30 elections, when Iraqis chose
a new National Assembly in the
first nationwide balloting since
the fall of Saddam Hussein in
April 2003.
A final tally was expected
by Thursday, but initial returns
point to a landslide by Shiite
Muslim candidates endorsed by
their clerics. Shiltes are believed
to comprise about 60 percent of
Iraq's 26 million people.
On the other hand, many
Sunni Arabs, estimated at 20
percent of the population and
the core of the insurgency, are
believed to have stayed home,
either out of fear of rebel reprisal
or because of a boycott call by
Sunni clerics.
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BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) � Insur-
gents struck at Iraqi police forces
with a suicide bomb, a car bomb
and mortars in the cities of Mosul
and Baqouba on Monday, killing
at least 30 people as they pressed
their campaign to undermine the
nation's fledgling security forces.
The deadliest attack came
in Baqouba, where a car bomb
exploded outside the gates of a
provincial police headquarters,
killing 15 people and wounding
17, police Col. Mudhahar al-
Jubouri said. Many of the victims
were there to seek jobs as police-
men, al-Jubourl said.
In the northern city of Mosul,
a suicide bomber blew himself
up inside the compound of Jum-
houri Teaching Hospital, killing
12 policemen guarding the site
and injuring four others, hospital
officials said.
The bomb went off outside
the hospital building, hospital
Director Tahseen Ali Mahmoud
al-Obeidi said. Witnesses said the .
bomber called the police officers
over to him and then blew up
among the crowd.
"I heard an explosion. When
I went to check, I saw bodies
everywhere al-Obeldi said.
The ground was soaked with
blood. Nurses collected body
parts, putting them in bags.
In a posting on a Web site,
the al-Qaida In Iraq group, led by
Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-
Zarqawi, said "a lion from the Mar-
tyrs Brigade" wearing an explo-
sives belt managed to get inside a
police post at the Mosul hospital.
The claim could not be verified.
There was no claim for the
Baqouba attack.
Also Monday, insurgents
shelled a police station in Mosul
with more than a dozen mortar
rounds, killing three civilians, a
police official said.
The city of Mosul, Iraq's third
largest, has seen daily insurgent
attacks and rebel clashes with U.S.
troops and Iraqi security forces.
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Manner looks to make
teacher improvements
SALMA KHAN
STAFF WRITER
An ECU professor with the
college of education was chosen
to participate on the Teacher
Educator Standards Commission
by the Association of Teacher
Educators.
The Teacher Educator
Standards Cohort is a proj-
ect of the Commission on the
Assessment of Teacher Educator
Standards. The project is designed
to support teacher educators
representing a cross-section of
the profession, including uni-
versity-based and school-based
personnel, in the development of
their own professional portfolios
using the Association of Teacher
Educators' standards.
Jane Manner, associate
professor from the college of
education, said she thinks she
was chosen for the commission
due to her past efforts.
"I believe I was chosen
because my interest and experi-
ence closely aligned with the
published criteria for participa-
tion in TESC said Manner.
"These criteria included
functioning as a teacher
educator for a number of years,
having a history of commitment
to professional development
and being willing to participate
in cohort development for two
consecutive years
Manner has been involved
in professional service in many
ways over the course of her
career. In addition, she has been
an educator in many roles and
at many levels. Her past work
experience has mmmtm
helped build
a foundation
that will bring
innovative
ideas to the
commission.
"I think
this provides a
broad founda-
tion for under-
standing the
needs of teacher
education and
the need to
promote reflec-
tive practice at
all levels of the
profession
Manner said.
"My expe-
rience with
technology
gives another
dimension to my readi-
ness and excitement about
serving in this capacity
Manner said she is delighted
to have been selected from the
pool of applicants who sought
this opportunity. She realizes
the growing interest in the TESC
and is excited about being able to
participate with ATE on further-
ing this cause.
"I hope to bring an enthu-
siasm for standards-based
professional practice for
Teacher Educators as well as my
passion for technology infu-
sion in teacher preparation
Manner said.
TESC is made possible
through the
"I hope to bring an
enthusiasm as
well as my passion
for technology
infusion in teacher
preparation
Jane Manner
College of Education
support of
National Evalu-
ation Systems,
TaskStream and
the Association
of Teacher Edu-
cators.
Participants
will interact
around the
standards and
the develop-
ment of their
electronic port-
folios. During
the portfo-
lio develop-
ment phase,
participants
will have the
opportunity to
learn together
and c o m-
municate at the ATE annual
meetings and via the Internet to
reflect on practice and facilitate
further development of the ATE
Standards. The experiences of
the cohort will inform the work
of the National ATE Commission
2003-2006 to refine the ATE
Teacher Educator Standards.
This writer cane be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian. com.
Meal Plan
from page A1
Looking for something? Check out our Classifieds.
The budget of many college
students is tight and they do
not have the cash up-front to
afford a meal plan. Metcalf said a
payment plan is being taken into
consideration and to keep the
possibility open for coming
semesters.
The meal plan can be used
to grab a quick coffee between
classes, pick up a little snack
or sit down to a relaxing lunch
with some friends. Many
students said they did not even
know it was available, but after
they were informed, felt it was a
good option for the commuting
student who is constantly on
the go.
Jeremy Hogue, senior finance
major, said he likes the idea.
"On my busy days when 1
don't have time to run home
and grab lunch, it would be
great to just stop by Mendenhall
and have some time to sit down
and eat between classes said
Hogue.
Most students like the meal
plan for reasons of easy access
and time constraints, but there
are some students who have cer-
tain concerns about purchasing
a meal plan.
Courtney Mcllean, senior
merchandising major, said she
did not know if the plan would
be right for her.
"The only thing 1 would be
afraid of is not using enough of
my meals. It is so expensive and I
would probably only use around
two per week said Mcllean.
Though the Interstate Meal
Plan may not be for everyone, it
is a new concept that could make
the lives of commuting students
a bit less hectic.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian. com.
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OPINION
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AMANDA Q. LINGERFELT Editor In Chief
Our View
TV shows are beginning to deem
what's important in our lives
During the Super Bowl, we couldn't help but
become annoyed at the latest commercial for
"American Idol Near the tail end of the ad,
the voiceover says, "It's the most important
American Idol' yet
There is a serious flaw in that statement.
There is absolutely no way this show is
important. Entertaining? Maybe to some.
But this show is in no way critical to Ameri-
can society, or at least, we hop it isn't. Can
someone tell us why on Earth "American Idol"
is important? Will "American Idol" play a part
in solving world hunger? Will this superficial,
pop music-driven farce get our troops out of
Iraq? Erase our trillion-dollar plus budget?
Fight crime?
And "American Idol" isn't the only show that
advertisers and the media are deeming
important or something the viewing public
"must watch
Several hundred people are currently audi-
tioning for a spot to replace lead singer
Michael Hutchence of the band INXS. Appar-
ently the concept of getting people to embar-
rass themselves on national TV is one that TV
industry bigwigs can't get enough of.
As if becoming the lead singer of a washed-
up band wasn't bad enough, TV executives
recently sunk lower, giving convict Martha
Stewart her own "Apprentice" spin-off. Stewart
is expected to be paid $100,000 an episode
- episodes that she will shoot while still on
house arrest.
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things to do with your time than obsess over
a bunch of 20-somethings who are trying to
become the next pop-star burnout or who are
brown nosing a convicted criminal?
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movie. Write something. Go workout at the
gym. Do anything but watch this utterly use-
less waste of everyone's time.
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President Bush opens with a joke
Opinion Columnist
Finding a 'soulmate' in only seven days
Results vary according
to individual
RACHEL LANDEN
STAFF WRITER
Several days ago, while cleaning
out the unk mail folder in my e-mail
account, one of the subjects caught my
eye. In between subject lines promoting
diet pills "as seen on television" was an
e-mail telling me to find my soul mate
in seven days.
1 thought it very timely, considering
that Valentine's Day is now less than a
week away. In fact, had I subscribed to
the advertised online service, I should
be well on my way to locating my
true love (criminal background check
included).
But, as anyone who knows me
should be able to guess, I didn't sub-
scribe. I opened the e-mail, for my
entertainment purposes only, and
then promptly deleted it along with
the others promising weight loss and
hair regrowth.
It isn't that the cynic in me doesn't
believe in the possibility of true love or
connubial bliss. I just have my doubts
about the effectiveness of a quick fix.
As we've all been told before, if some-
thing sounds too good to be true, then
it probably is.
This is not to say that plenty of
people haven't found love on the Inter-
net, through a chat room or a singles
search. In this current era of comput-
ers and connections, technology has
broken down barriers between man
and science and even (dare I say it?)
man and woman.
Yet if finding your soul mate is as
quick and easy as this Web site would
have you believe, then it seems every-
one should be coupling. More than two
million singles have already joined. In a
week, shouldn't there be something like
a modern day version of Noah's Ark?
But if you or any (or all) of your
friends is single, then you know from
experience that pairing off isn't always
this simple, straightforward or stan-
dard. You have to ask yourself, though,
if anything ever is.
We know better than to think that
if we eat whatever and however much
we want as we laze on the couch, we can
then swallow a pill and have the body
of a fitness buff. If we spend all day
scanning the computer for a handsome
or pretty face belonging to someone
who shares our interests, we may
stumble upon a new friend in cyber-
space - however, we might miss out on
meeting someone in what remains the
real world, beyond our computer and
outside our door.
There are no cure-all pills, no magic
beans and no genie in a bottle that can
give us what we want or need. If it were
that easy, everyone would be thin, have
a gorgeous head of hair and be in love
with someone with an equally great
body and mane.
Maybe that seems disappointing,
exhausting or time-consuming - a
week to discover your soul mate or get
Britney's body doesn't seem so bad - but
I can't help but remind myself that any-
thing worth having is worth working
for. In fact, part of the joy in having
something is often the acquisition.
Remember those Christmas mornings
when the anticipation and unwrapping
of the gifts was almost better than what
was inside the packages? Getting there
is simply sometimes better than being
there, and once you arrive with your
hard work and patience having paid off,
the reward is that much greater.
In My Opinion
Was Super Bowl 2004 incident really controversial?
International travels
open your eyes
NICK HENNE
NEWS EDITOR
Well, after watching the halftime
show Sunday night, I can say I am
definitely glad Paul McCartney's shirt
didn't fall down. That had to have been
about the lamest halftime show I can
ever recall viewing.
Anyway I am more glad there
was not a whole uproar of controversy
that occurred in light of the halftime
show that attracted the attention of
all of America or even the world for
that matter.
At last year's Super Bowl, my head
was actually down as I was biting into
a chicken wing when the incident
happed, as all of my friends around me
yelled suddenly in surprise. I looked up
to see people around me rolling on the
floor in disbelief as to what happened.
My initial reaction was I'm sure very
similar to the reaction of the majority
of most Americans, being 1 thought
what had happened was absolutely
inappropriately absurd and absolutely
inexcusable that something like that
was aired on national television. Espe-
cially during the most watched time
of the year when there were people
of all age groups watching. Just like
everyone, I was afterward subject to
the bombardment of all of the news
coverage that basically dissected and
analyzed what had happened from as
many angles as possible. The incident
questioned American television and
questioned whether our escalating
display of sexuality had finally stepped
over the line. Thousands of angry
parents called the television networks
complaining their young children
were exposed to such obscene sights
they weren't mature enough to view.
I basically sat back and took in all the
coverage of the incident as we beat the
issue to death examining it from every
angle possible. In the midst of all this
media coverage, I was glad to see it was
displayed as a controversial issue and
there were people asking "what's the
big deal?" along with all the reports
indicating MTV would probably not
be asked to run another half time show
ever again.
After everything had quieted down
and it became yesterday's news and I
began to move on as did most Ameri-
cans, I was left wondering if the little
mishap was really worthy of all the
attention America chose to give it.
Then in May of last year I had a
wake up to reality when 1 took a trip
to Europe. I visited my brother who
was on an exchange program in Cadiz,
Spain. Cadiz is a historic city that is
virtually an island at the southernmost
point in the country and is surrounded
by ocean. The beach is a very popular
place to visit among people of all ages
and my brother and I took many trips
there.
When we first arrived at the beach,
I was hit with a sudden wave of culture
shock as there were numerous girls
walking around and laying sun bathing
fully topless. I smacked my brother on
the shoulder and pointed at the scene to
feel him smack me even harder back as
he said, "Nick don't make a big deal
about it, they'll know you're a stupid
American
I heeded his advice and did my best
to walk around casually trying to not
make notice of it all.
After that day, we ended up making
trips to the beach frequently through-
out my visit. By the end of my trip, I
found myself casually walking past
and having casual conversations with
various topless girls and taking virtu-
ally no notice of them as they bathed
in a shower located in plain sight out
on the beach.
Awakened in this whole new cul-
ture and common way of life, I couldn't
help but to think about the 2004 Super
Bowl halftime incident that America
will probably never forget, and just why
we had this notion that it was such a
huge deal.
1 then arranged interviews with
families of my brother's friends in
Cadiz and questioned them about their
reactions to the incident. In doing this
I learned that Americans were basically
the laughing stock of the entire Euro-
pean culture as we were hung up over
such a simple little mishap.
Maria Gomez Alvarez, mother of
three children who was very aware of
the Superbowl halftime incident, said
she couldn't believe our reaction. She
also found it rather unnecessary for
Janet Jackson to make the public apol-
ogy that she did on television.
According to Gomez Alvarez, there
was nothing at all sexual about what
had happened, and she would not
have minded at all if her 15-year-old
son saw It.
She added pornography was harm-
ful, and should not be viewed by
younger children, but something such
as the "wardrobe malfunction" that
turned the heads of America was in no
way sexual and could not possibly do
any harm to anyone.
The only reason why it was such
an enormous deal is because we,
Americans, chose to make it such an
enormous deal and we had to let it get
the best of us.
I am glad in some respect that my
visit overseas has given me this whole
new way of looking at the world. I also
do have some regret - a wet t-shirt con-
test over Spring Break will just never be
the same again.
TUESDAY Februaty 8, 2005
Pirate Rant
Why is it when a girl finds a
guy that is all around a true "nice
guy he has baggage? I met this
great guy, but the ex is still in the
picture (from over a year ago).
Can someone please tell him to
take a step back and to see what's
in front of him and give one of
the "nice girls" at ECU a chance?
I hope I didn't open my heart to
the wrong "nice guy
How about you stop talking
about yourself, how good you are
and how guys always compliment
you? I'm tired of your "me stories
If you want to oppose Bush,
that's fine, but at least make a
valid argument. To call him a
fascist is ignorant and makes you,
and your party, look desperate.
I wish that everyone on
campus would be a little nicer.
When I try to talk to some-
one and be nice I get the cold
shoulder. I know I came here to
learn, but I thought I could make
a few friends while I was here.
I wanted to agree with a
rant I saw last week about seat
stealers. You know who you
are, and you know it makes me
mad, but you continue to do it. I
have sat in that seat all semester,
and one day you decide to join
the class that you have missed
everyday almost and take my
seat. It affects my learning and
I wish you would sit somewhere
else. I know there aren't assigned
seats, but there is such a thingas
being rude.
It has become a big hassle
keeping my ECU e-mail account
under the size limit when I am
constantly receiving e-mails
from the school about things or
events that 1 am not even a part
of. I already receive about 5 -10 e-
mails a day from my professors.
Oh, I long for the nice warm
days coming soon. April and
May are the best months to be
a Pirate.
I would just like to thank all
of the females at ECU, because
you all make my walk to class
so enjoyable. ECU has the most
attractive females of any college
in North Carolina. Class is always
more enjoyable when you have
a nice, attractive female to con-
verse with.
I think everyone should shut
up about the gym being so packed
because they think people are
making New Year's resolutions
that won't last. Get over yourself.
We have just as much right to be
there. Some of us actually are
committed to getting healthy
and it's people like you who bring
everybody else down. All we are
trying to accomplish is to get in
shape, so shut up already.
Obviously someone cares
enough to put a North vs. South
article in the paper. Maybe other
people want to know the differ-
ences between the North and
the South. Just because you don't
care, doesn't mean everyone else
doesn't. How about you come
up with some suggestions about
what should be in the next paper?
I am from the North, and all
of my fellow Northeners may
not completely agree with me on
this, but don't call us Yankees. Yes
there are many people who like
this term because of it's relation-
ship with the famous baseball
team. But, in general, coming
from a Southerner it's prejudice
and annoying.
Facebook sucks. Party ECU is
a much better site.
To the person ranting about
someone taking his or her seat in
class: Grow up. You're in college
now, quit complaining.
In response to the ranter that
said "the true difference between
the North and the South is that
an article like this would never
be published in the North My
opinion is that its not a big deal
to you guys because you don't
have Southerners coming up
their to live and telling you that
our way of living is better than
yours (or that our newspaper
articles are better, however you
want to put It).
Editor's Note: The Pirate Rant is
an anonymous way for students and
staff in the ECU community to voice
their opinions. Submissions can be
submitted anonymously online at
www.theeastcarolinian.com, or e-
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Page A5 features@theeastcarolinian.com 252.328.6366 CAROLYN SCANDURA Features Editor KRISTIN MURNANE Assistant Features Editor
TUESDAY February 8, 2005
Announcements:
Literacy Conference
On Friday, Feb. 11, The Mary
Lois Staton ReadingLanguage
Arts Conference will be held
from 8:30 a.m - 3:30 p.m. at the
Greenville Hilton. This conference
is sponsored annually by the
Department of Curriculum
& Instruction, ECU'S College
of Education and features
presentations by national,
regional and local speakers.
For more information about the
event, visit coe.ecu.edureadlng
mlsmarylois.htm or call Susan
OBeirne at 328-5558.
DANCE 2005
Dance 2005 with guest artist
Colleen Thomas will be held
in McGinnis Theatre at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 8. This dance event
will feature ballet, modern, jazz
and tap dance styles all together
for an exciting and eclectic dance
concert. Tickets are $8-12. For
more information or to purchase
tickets, call 1-800-ECU-ARTS.
Civil Rights Author
Civil rights author Jonathan Tilove
will speak at ECU on Thursday,
Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. In the Willis
Building Auditorium. Jonathan
Tilove, a race and immigration
reporter and author of Along
Martin Luther King: Travels on
Black America's Main Streets,
will speak about the slain Civil
Rights hero. The event is free and
open to the public. This event is
sponsored by ECU'S GeoClub,
department of geography and the
Ledonia Wright Cultural Center.
For more information, call Derek
Alderman at 328-4013.
Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues will take
place Friday, Feb. 11 -12 at 8 p.m.
in Wright Auditorium. This event
raises awareness about domestic
violence and its prevention. ECU
Women's Studies Program, VOICE
and the ECU Student Involvement
Team will present this collection
of monologues aiming to educate
audiences about the realities of
domestic abuse. The tone of the
play is entertaining, shocking,
funny and overall educational.
Names in the News:
Charles' Son Arrested
Ray Charles Robinson, 45, son
of late singer Ray Charles, was
arrested Thursday for alleged drug
possession and being under the
influence of cocaine. Robinson,
who was released on $10,000
bail, was arrested at Los Angeles'
Dunes Wilshire Hotel after cops
received a tip. Authorities did not
reveal any details, except to say
Robinson has a previous arrest
for possession of a controlled
substance. Robinson's father,
who changed his name from
Ray Charles Robinson to avoid
confusion with "Sugar" Ray
Robinson, is the subject of the
Oscar-nominated biopic "Ray
Robinson is one of a dozen
children by the soul legend,
who overcame a 20-year heroin
addiction.
Bond Gets a Director
Don't get yourself into too much
of a tizzy, but there's actually been
some movement forward in the
saga known as the 21st James
Bond flick. First, the film has
gotten itself a name. Well, actually,
it has borrowed one: According
to the Hollywood Reporter, It'll
be called Casino Royale, which
was the title of Ian Fleming's first
Bond novel, published in 1953
- as well as the name of a 1954
TV show - and last, in a bit of
cosmic irony, it's also the name of
a 1967 Bond spoof starring Peter
Sellers, Woody Allen and David
Nlven. The same brainiacs who
pilfered the title from history have
also hired Martin Campbell of
Vertical Limit infamy to direct the
flick. Fans will recall that Campbell
directed the passable 1995 Bond
flick, GoldenEye, which was
Pierce Brosnan's first foray as 007.
There's still no word on who will
play the movie's leading man.
Blues Stork Report
Eric Clapton is a dad at age 59.
The guitar deity's wife, Melia
McEnery, 29, gave birth to the
couple's third child. The girl,
who has yet to be named, joins
Julie Rose Clapton and Ella Mae
Clapton. The singer's only son,
Conor, died in 1991 and is the
subject of Clapton's song "Tears
in Heaven
Dancing, culinary
delights combined
Last year's Valentine's Dinner and Dance featured a live band and singer to add romance.
Sixth annual Cultural
Outreach Valentine's
dinner, dance
AMANDA WINAR
STAFF WRITER
Trying to figure out some-
thing fun to do with your sweet-
heart on Valentine's Day? Are you
single and interested in meeting
some new people in a nice and
fun environment? Most of you
will end up either staying at
home, or attempting reservations
at an insanely-parked restaurant
before waiting three hours for
hurriedly thrown-together food
and half-full water glasses due to
lack of servers.
Well, what if you had the
option of going to a fancy event
that didn't require waiting in
line or holding on to a box that
flashes when your table is ready?
What if you could relax and
enjoy some cocktails before being
served delectable sounding things
such as "roasted beef tenderloin
topped with shiitake mushrooms,
tomatoes and Madeira wine sauce,
garlic and herb-crusted salmon
and pasta primavera with creamy
Alfredo sauce and grated parme-
san cheese?"
Instead of making what
should be a wonderful evening
into a hassle, opt for a guaranteed
good time at the Sixth Annual
Valentine's Dinner Dance. Backed
by the FRIENDS of the S. Rudolph
Alexander Performing Arts Series,
the dinner dance acts as an
annual fundraiser to raise money
for the arts.
Cultural Advisor for the Per-
forming Arts Series Carol Wood-
ruff explained that FRIENDS is an
organization made up of 20-plus
people who are interested in keep-
ing the arts coming to Greenville.
"We are trying to raise money
for an endowment of a $1 million
someday. Currently we are strug-
gling because it is expensive to
produce the arts, especially since
we bring in the same acts that per-
form in New York and California
said Woodruff.
The S. Rudolph Alexander
Performing Arts Series has been
able to bring some amazing acts
to Greenville, however, "we can't
charge what a metropolitan city
would charge, so a show people
in Greenville get to see for $20
would have cost others three
times as much Woodruff said.
FRIENDS began this Valen-
tine's Dinner Dance six years ago
as just a fun event. When they
received donations and actually
made money, they decided to
turn it into an annual fundraising
event. Last year, the Valentine's
Dinner Dance was able to raise
between nine and $10,000. Wood-
ruff said the money raised goes
into producing the series' newslet-
ters and other advertisements that
would otherwise be obsolete.
One of the ways money is
raised during the event is the
auction hosted by Mike Weeks,
general manager of WITN-TV. The
top item up for grabs this year is a
seven-day Princess Line cruise to
the eastern Caribbean. The event
will also include a raffle for things
like a Lenox gift certificate, Out of
A stride in the
right direction
TIFFANY CURRY
STAFF WRITER
Not too many people know
about ECU's Equestrian Club, in
fact many students don't even
know what an equestrian team
does. The team, started approxi-
mately five semesters ago by
Sarah Willson, is a club sport at
ECU. This club caters to students
who are interested in horseback
riding, whether they have years
of experience or they have never
touched a horse in their life.
The team competes on a
Intercollegiate Horse Show Asso-
ciation Circuit, which is exclu-
sively for college students. There
are eight to 10 shows a year, each
lasting 9 a.m. - S p.m. each day.
Eleven colleges in the region
from all over North Carolina
and parts of Virginia host the
competitions. The next IHSA
competition in which the ECU
Equestrian Team will compete Is
at NC State Feb. 14.
"Students in the club aje
invited to participate in showing
on the team but are not required
to do so said Ellen Willson, the
team coach.
"The club has other activities
such as fundraisers and socials
The club meets and prac-
tices at Sanctuary Farm, located
about 15 minutes from campus
off Route 121 in Farmville. The
farm is owned and operated by
Equestrian team practices for their IHSA show at St. Andrews.
the Willson family. The farm also
offers horse boarding and private
riding lessons for others who are
either interested in keeping their
horse there or learning one on
one. Willson has been riding for
20 years and has been the coach
of the ECU team since it started.
Anyone who is interested can
become a member, experience is
not necessary. After joining the
club, new members will be taught
everything they need to know in
order to gain the skills necessary
to participate in competitions.
Riders will be taught everything
from horse grooming and track
application to how to be on the
correct diagonal while trotting.
"We have people who have
been riding their whole lives
and people who really had never
ridden before they joined the
club. If you don't want to join the
team and just want to take les-
sons with our coach Ellen Will-
son you can do that said Katie
Scandura, a member of the team
since its initial year at ECU.
Full-time students are wel-
come to join the team, but gradu-
ate students are not eligible to
compete in any competitions
according to IHSA guidelines.
For students who have always
wanted to learn to ride a horse
but don't want to join the team,
they can sign up to take lessons
with coach Willson. For more
information about joining the
equestrian club, contact Court-
ney Quinn at cdq0525C�mail.
ecu.edu.
This writer can be contacted at
features@theeastcarolinian.com.
the Box of Chocowinity designer
handbag, one month pass to Curves
and Paradise Tanning and a satin-
finished five diamond pendant
necklace and matching earrings
from Johnson's Jewelers, just to
name a few.
The main focus however,
is to provide guests with a fun
Valentine's Day worth remember-
ing. Live swing and jazz music
will be provided by the popular
Emerald City Big Band. Woodruff
attended the event last year and
said it was a great time.
"People love to dance. It's an
opportunity to get dressed up
and fancy - to strut your stuff
Woodruff said.
The Dinner Dance will begin
with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. at an
open bar, followed by dinner at
7:30 p.m. at the Rock Springs
Center Feb. 14. Not forgetting des-
sert titled "Love Reunited every-
one will celebrate the close of
Valentine's Day with a "Godiva"
white chocolate mousse in a
wine glass with a long stemmed
strawberry and chocolate hazel-
nut cookie, not to mention the
complimentary champagne.
Guests may reserve tables for
up to 10 people, and even have
the option to be seated at a table
for singles. Tickets are $62.50 per
person, proceeds going to sup-
port the S. Rudolph Alexander
Performing Arts Series. For tickets
or additional information, stop by
the Central Ticket Office located
in Mendenhall, or call 1-800-
ECU-ARTS or 328-4788.
This writer can be contacted at
features&theeastcarolinian.com.
Equestrian club struts their stuff
Discover your
inner peace
Dances of
Universal Peace
DANIELLE WIGGINS
STAFF WRITER
ECU students are curious to
know what the Dances of Uni-
versal Peace are. This form of
art promotes peace and cultural
awareness to all that are inter-
ested in expanding and opening
up to different experiences. It
gives students a chance to travel
without even leaving the build-
ing - through mind, body and
spirit with dance and music from
all over the world. This is not a
dance anyone would typically
see everyday, but exercises put
together from various cultures.
"I feel the dances benefit the
students at ECU by introducing
them to non-religious spiritual-
ity from many different world
traditions. Unlike traditional reli-
gions, the dances are inclusive,
not exclusive. The energy that
emanates from the dances being
held on campus connects us to
each other, even if we can't see
it - we can feel it long after the
dances have ended said Lynn
Caverly, Mendenhall student
activities coordinator.
Those interested in cardio-
vascular exercise and physical
endurance should take advantage
of this particular activity avail-
able on campus.
"Sufi Dancing" is also
a healthy way to temporarily
release stress and fear. Not only
do you walk out with a new
found confidence, but a little
knowledge of various cultures
and languages. Participating in
this group experience creates
new friendships and a bond with
complete strangers.
"Learning unfamiliar words has
a bonding affect on the group is
how the dances of universal peace
Web site describes the events.
Samuel L. Lewis, founded
the Sufi Dance and the tradition
has been carried on years after
his death. With a background
of Christianity, Hinduism and
Judaism, Lewis had a vision
to bring peace to the people
through sacred dance and song.
Now the sacred teachings have
spread throughout the world.
Not only does this event occur
in schools, but in therapy groups,
hospice houses and rehabilitation
centers, as well as many other
public facilities. The dances
are directly from cultures of
his background: Islam, Native
American, Celtic, Native Afri-
can and Native Middle Eastern.
"The Dances of Universal
Peace have evolved and expanded
in practical application to meet
the deep felt needs today for
rediscovering reverence, creativ-
ity and a body-based connection
to the natural world states the
Web site when discussing how
and why these dances are relevant
to all people, especially students.
This free event is available to
the public and no previous dance
experience is required. Students
and staff are encouraged to come
in with an open mind and com-
fortable clothing. Sufi dancing
is a way for people to develop
an unforgettable awareness of
cultures around the world, from
dances and chants that are taught.
"The dances take place twice a
semester. The next one will be held
on Sunday, April 10. The dances
will also be a featured part of the
Southeast Women's Studies Asso-
ciation conference which is being
hosted by ECU Women's Studies
Department, held in Greenville,
April 7 - 9 Caverly said.
For more information about
this exciting form of dance, visit
their Web site at dancesofuniver-
salpeace.org.
This writer can be contacted at
features@theeastcarolinian.com.
Mardi Gras
Mendenhall rotunda was jam-packed Mardi Gras 2005.
Performances by drag queens were an evening highlight.





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It seems, in our high-paced
technological society, it would be
safe to assume meeting employ-
ers, spending entire summers
doing internships and going out
of your way to get to know your
bosses would be a great way to
work your way up the business
ladder. All business profession-
als now seem to be in agreement
that "networking" is the number
one way to succeed in today's
corporate arena.
Networking is still the favored
way employers "discover" their
future hires.
This presents the problem
that most college students don't
know many people who already
work in their desired fields, so
it becomes difficult for them
to do networking of any kind.
It seems students need ideas of
ways to meet certain people who
will notice their talents, or even
just take the time to talk about
certain career opportunities and
how to even gain a start.
If broadcasting or any com-
munication field is the network
you desire to penetrate, then
National Broadcasting Society is
exactly what you are looking for.
This club offers numerous events
that provide prime networking
opportunities.
NBS is a nation-wide orga-
nization of students, faculty
and professionals interested in
broadcasting. This club includes
several thousand members and
celebrates its 61st anniversary
in 200S.
Carey Martin, an associate
professor for the ECU School of
Communication, is the faculty
advisor for the ECU chapter of
NBS. Martin was interviewed
about this club and asked what he
believed in regards to the benefits
students can receive from being
involved, which seemed more
than impressive.
"The first benefit students
can receive from being in NBS is
added experience for their career
fields. This club does video and
television projects that reach
beyond what can be gained
in a classroom. A second ben-
efit is an opportunity to attend
both regional and national con-
ventions which bring students
together who are all majoring in
similar fields said Martin.
Each regional convention
is held at a host university in
the southeast, but this year the
national convention is taking
place in Los Angeles.
The conventions feature
many activities and workshops
students are sure to benefit from.
Students are encouraged to enter
their own videos and on screen
or radio work into various com-
petitions for a chance to be heard
by or critiqued by an industry
professional.
Students also get the chance
to attend seminars taught by
major names in the broadcasting
arena. Bob Costas, the famous
Olympic sportscaster and Jack
Valenti, president of the Motion
Picture Association of America
are just a few of the credible
names who have spoken and
given their expert advice based
on personal knowledge.
To gain hands-on experi-
ence, workshops such as special
effects classes, getting into film
school seminars and production
for music video classes are just
a few of the examples of classes
taught to provide students with
beneficial knowledge they can
take home and actually use in
their own projects.
"This year in L.A. there will
be several trips to the tapings
of current sitcoms and various
shows and you can bring your
resume and demo reel, the pro's
will actually look over your
stuff, which is a great chance to
have your resume professionally
reviewed Martin said.
In order to attend such excit-
ing events students must get
involved. One way to do so is
to attend bi-weekly meetings
and participate in fundraisers to
raise money to keep the club in
operation.
Some ideas students have
suggested in order to raise money
to fund certain trips, such as the
national and regional conven-
tions, are doing video grams for
various holidays, like Valentine's
which will be played on a local
cable station or taping graduation
ceremonies and selling the tapes
to the newest members of the
ECU Alumni Association.
"NBS is student driven we do
as much as the students want to
do, really it's up to the one's who
are involved Martin said.
This club is open to all majors,
the only requirement is an interest
in broadcasting and having fun.
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TUESDAY February 8, 2005
Eagles flounder in fourth quarter
Branch takes MVP,
Owens puts on show,
McNabb buckles
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SPORTS EDITOR
Blowing It late
Five minutes and 40 sec-
onds.
That's how much time was
left in the fourth quarter Sunday
night when Philadelphia got
the ball back after New England
kicked a field goal to build a 10-
point lead, 24-14.
Any person with half a brain
and a resemblance of a football
IQ says you run the two-minute
offense in this situation. Even
if you were down by seven, you
need to run the "hurry-up"
offense with almost six minutes
remaining.
The Eagles though, did every-
thing but hurry up.
I'd like to know exactly what
was going through Andy Reid and
Donovan McNabb's minds when
the Philadelphia Eagles got the
ball back.
I have never seen anything
like it. Philadelphia just invented
and ran the first "six-minute
offense It was unreal. Incred-
ible. Absurd. In a word or two
- utterly stupefying.
I've seen inanimate objects
move faster. I've seen a 75-year-
old man with arthritis in both
knees, head to the bathroom
move with more urgency. I think
a seven and eight year old Pop
Warner flag football team riddled
with ADHD could have been
more organized and focused on
moving the ball down the field
on the Eagles' second to last drive
this past Sunday.
Let's recap.
The first play of the drive is
a pass across the middle to L.J.
Smith for four yards. Huddle.
Next - pass to Greg Lewis for
four yards. Huddle. Pass to Terrell
Owens for five yards. Huddle.
Pass for two yards, incomplete
pass, completion for 10 yards,
another incomplete pass, a run
for no gain, 11 yard-completion
to Freddie Mitchell, incomplete
pass, completion to Brian West-
brook for 13 yards, incomplete
pass, and then finally the 30-yard
touchdown pass to Lewis with
1:48 to go.
The degree to which Philly
mismanaged that drive is simply
stunning. And I don't just mean
how they mismanaged the clock.
They completely missed the fact
that the Patriots' secondary was
thinner than Mary Kate Olson
for the entire fourth quarter, let
alone the last six minutes.
The Pats have been thin in
the secondary the entire season
without Ty Law and a couple of
other key DB's but have man-
aged very well with youngsters
Randall Gay and Asante Samuel.
But a major blow was dealt when
Eugene Wilson went down with
a broken wrist after attempting
to make a tackle on Westbrook.
Dexter Reid replaced Wilson. He's
a rookie out of North Carolina
who didn't even play in five
games during the regular season
and has probably been on the
field less than Tim Couch. Philly
should have been salivating over
the opportunity to attack New
England down the field. They
had an entire half to do it.
Donovan McNabb
Donovan McNabb was incon-
sistent, plain and simple. He
threw three great touchdown
passes and three costly inter-
ceptions, four if you count the
duck Samuel picked off but was
eliminated because of an illegal
contact penalty 20 yards away
from the ball.
He had spurts of brilliance
where he was unflappable in the
pocket, hitting receivers in stride,
distributing the ball and march-
ing his team down the field. More
often than not though, he looked
uncomfortable in the pocket,
continually threw balls high and
flat, and shares the blame with
Reid for the Eagles' late-game
woes. He may have had one of
the worst 350-plus yard perfor-
mances in Super Bowl history.
And he really didn't do all
that bad but turnovers and a
completion percentage less than
60 in a quarterback-friendly
offense isn't going to have a
prayer in beating the best team
since the Dallas Cowboys of the
Owens' facial expression here in the fourth quarter must have represented how much of the Eagle nation felt as Reid and
McNabb mangled the two-minute offense with less than six minutes remaining in the game.
early 1990s. McNabb is to Philly
like Brett Favre is to the Packers
- they will live and die by him.
McNabb is perhaps the league's
most careful quarterback with the
ball, particularly this past year.
When McNabb is accurate, makes
smart decisions, plays within
himself and the offense, and
allows his athletic ability to make
great plays, Philadelphia will win.
But, when he does make mis-
takes, he makes them in bunches.
When he forces it, gets pressured
and starts making poor decisions
with the ball, Philadelphia is
doomed. It showed Sunday night.
Owens Is a medical marvel
What more can you say about
this guy? I don't care if you
don't like his trash-talking, his
touchdown celebrations or his
off-the-field antics - what this
guy did on Feb. 6 was nothing less
than remarkable. I said last week
that he wouldn't be 100 percent.
He wasn't. I said he wouldn't be
ready to play. He was.
Owens led Philadelphia with
nine receptions for 122 yards.
Let that sink in a moment. Nine
catches, over a hundred yards,
and it's been less than two
months since he broke his leg and
tore a crucial ligament in his right
ankle. Criticize him off the field
all you want, but like I said last
week - this guy gives it his all day
in and day out on the turf.
I tip my hat to you Terrell.
That was one of the most incred-
ible and awe-inspiring things I've
see SUPER BOWL page A8
Road woes continue BlaPck Wid�w 1� sPn hf
in Greenville at 7 p.m. tonight
Lee is not only the top women's billiards player, she is also No.
3 on ESPN's list of the World's Sexiest Female Athletes.
A second half run by Memphis last week and stifling defense by TCU this past Saturday handed
the men's basketball team two straight losses just a week after the Pirates earned their first
two Conference USA wins. Mike Cook led the team in Scoring in both contests with 12 points
against the Tigers and 17 against the Horned Frogs. ECU drops to 2-8 In C-USA action on the
year and will play host to Marquette in their next game this Saturday at 7 p.m. in Williams Arena.
Jeanette Lee to display
skills at TieBreakers
ERIC GILMORE
SENIOR WRITER
The most famous women's
billiard player in the world will
be making an appearance in
Greenville at TieBreakers Sports
Bar & Billiards on Tuesday from 7
to 10 p.m. Jeanette Lee, famously
known as the Black Widow, will
be awing the crowd with trick
shots and her exotic beauty.
Lee will be doing various trick
shots, teaching basic pool funda-
mentals, challenging people in
the audience, signing autographs
and taking part in some give-
aways, according to TieBreakers
owner Brayom Anderson.
Lee is currently ranked No.
3 on the Women's Professional
Billiard Association Tour. Ironi-
cally enough, Lee shares that
same number, No. 3, on another
prestigious list. She was recently
named No. 3 behind Anna
Kournikova and Marion Jones
for ESPN's World's Sexiest Female
Athlete, which aired on Jan. 27.
Aside from her good looks,
the Black Widow earned her
nickname on the table, through
her ability to seemingly devour
opponents and her tendency to
wear only black during competi-
tion. One of the few household
names for billiards, Lee had to
earn every bit of it.
Born a first generation Korean
American in Brooklyn, NY, Lee
lived in a bilingual home. Lee
thrived academically and socially
until she was diagnosed with sco-
llosis at age 13. Lee had to have a
steel rod implanted in her spine,
which she still has to this day. Lee
has overcome her circumstances
to now serve as the National
Spokesperson for the Scoliosis
Association, Inc.
Lee first picked up billiards in
1989 and the game hasn't been
the same. After only playing pool
for three and a half years, Lee
turned pro in 1993. Less than
two years later, both Billiards
Digest and Pool & Billiard Magazine
named Lee 1994 WPBA Player of
the Year.
Since then, Lee has become
one of the world's best pool
players consistently among the
top-ranked. The Black Widow
earned the WPBA Sportsperson
of the Year Award in 1998 after
missing out on nominations in
1995 and 1997.
Her billiards successes
and beauty have led to many
different endorsement deals. Lee's
corporate partners include Esca-
lade Sports, Mosconi Billiards
and The Plaza Hotel and Casino.
Lee also serves on the board of
trustees for the Women's Sport
Foundation.
Her newest endorsement is
being the National Spokesman
for The Spider, a device that uses
patented laser technology and
illumination to help players see
the geometry of a shot, includ-
ing the correct cue-ball path and
aiming point on a shot.
The Spider was shown on
ESPN 2's Cold Pizza on Oct.
19, 2004. PrimeQuest Inc a
company based out of Rocky
Mount developed and will market
The Spider. Lee will be shooting a
commercial at TieBreakers during
the afternoon, which is set to air
on ESPN.
Tickets can be purchased in
advance for $15 while VIP seat-
ing costs $30. VIP seating will
be directly around the featured
pool table. A crowd in excess of
250 people is expected. TieBreak-
ers is located at 1920 Smythwyck
Drive.
This writer can be contacted at
sports&theeastcarolinian. com.






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2-08-05
PAGEA9
Merritt continues to torch competition
(SID) � Freshman LaShawn
Merritt turned in the fastest 400-
meter dash time in the world so
far this season while also guiding
the ECU 4x400 relay squad to
NCAA provisional qualifica-
tion at the Gator Invitational
at the Stephen C. O'Connell
Center Sunday.
In addition to shattering
a 14-year-old school record in
the event with a time of 45.94,
Merritt also earned NCAA
automatic qualification status to
the Division I Championships in
Fayetteviile, Ark March 11-12.
The performance came during
Merritt's second-ever collegiate
400m event after logging a pro-
visional qualifying time of 47.23
at the Clemson Invitational Jan.
21. He topped ECU'S long-time-
standard of 46.19 set by Brian
Irving in 1991 while also
establishing a new World Indoor
Junior record (18-and-under).
Other top men's per-
formances include a fifth-
MERRITT
place standing by Reginald
Williams in the 55-meter dash
(6.43) and a pair of fourth-place
finishes by Henderson in the
400 meters (47.95) and by Hector
Cotto in the 55-meter hurdles
with a time of a 7.39 - good
enough for ICAAAA qualifica-
tion. Matt Dennish logged a
personal-best 4:10.96 clip in the
one mile run, missing the all-
time school mark by less than
two seconds.
In the women's competition,
Terri Davenport established a new
career-best with a 24.94 time in the
200 meters while Aisha Bilal-M.uk
also set a new personal standard with
a 58.48 time in the 400-meter dash.
Jessica Collins turned in a fourth-
place finish in the mile run (career-
best 5:08.15) and Tara DeBrielle
added a runner-up standing in the
800 meters after being clocked for a
season-best 2:12.13.
The Pirates will utilize a split
squad next week with participa-
tion at the Tyson Indoor Meet
and the Virginia Tech Challenge.
The ECU's women's team will
solely compete at the Blacksburg,
Va event Feb. 11-12.
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ever seen an athlete do.
The Patriots Dynasty
All the great teams have
been complete teams. The
Steelers of the 1970s, 49ers of
the 1980s, Cowboys of the 1990s
and now the Patriots in the 21st
century. Tom Brady remained
undefeated in the playoffs,
Belichick passed Vince Lombardi
for most postseason wins ever by
a head coach and Dcion Branch
might have made a coming out
party for himself in the years to
come after tying a Super Bowl
record with 11 receptions.
Though they were sloppy
throughout much ot the first
half and bits and pieces of the
second half, New England did
whatever it took to get back in
the game. They spotted Philly a
7-0 lead and then marched down
the field before halftime to tie it
up. They opened the second half
with a drive almost four minutes
long, capped off by a two-yard
touchdown reception by who
else - Mike Vrabel. When the
Eagles came back to tie it up with
about three and a half minutes
remaining in the third quarter,
the Patriots responded on their
very next drive in nine plays,
punctuated by a two-yard Corey
Dillon touchdown run.
This team and their three
championships (so far) will go
down in NFL history as one of
the greatest teams to ever be
assembled. They don't have a
ton of star power. They're not
flamboyant. They're not
overconfident. The)' just win. Period.
What may sum up the Patri-
ots best in these past four years
is this: In his offensive career
with New England, Vrabel has
five catches for five touchdowns,
two coming in Super Bowls. Troy
Brown is the Patriots' all-time
leading receiver in the playoffs
and third overall but he played
cornerback for better than half of
the season. A former 199th draft
pick leads the team behind center
and has two Super Bowl MVP's.
Their head coach looks like any
other New Englander with a Pats'
sweatshirt on and is perhaps the
league's best coach.
Everybody for New England is
shockingly normal yet excellent at
what they do - both mentally and
physically. They're versatile and
flexible. They can adjust. They're
extraordinarily ordinary. But they
do everything together, as one.
They're a team.
This writer can be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian. com.
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FOR RENT
1 & 2 bedroom apartments,
walking distance to
campus, WD conn pets
ok no weight limit, free
water and sewer. Call today
for security deposit special
-758-1921.
1 bedroom aoartment in
house for rent one block
from ECU. 750 E. 4th Street.
Renovated inside and really
nice. $300 641-8331.
Pinebrook Apt. 758-4015
1&2 BR apts, dishwasher,
GD, central air & heat,
pool, ECU bus line, 9 or 12
month leases. Pets allowed.
High speed internet
available. Rent includes
water, sewer, & cable.
One, two, three and four
bedroom houses, duplexes,
and apartments. All within
four blocks of campus. Pet
friendly! Reasonable rates,
short leases available. Call
830-9502.
3 Bedroom House for rent
one block from ECU. 804
Johnston Street (next to 4th
St.) Everything is new; new
central air, new kitchen, new
appliances, new bathrooms,
new washer dryer, new
dishwasher etc. Super nice.
$950 Call 341-833f.
Large 3-4 Bedroom duplex
two blocks from ECU.
113 Rotary Ave. Large
bedrooms and closets, new
central ac, new carpet.
$1000 341-8331
ROOMMATE WANTED
Roommate wanted
A.S.A.P Two minute walk
from campus 4 BR House
Elm Street pet friendly
$330 per month 14 Bills
Call 757-3823 336-456-
0595
FOR SALE
ECU Pirates Salute cannon
- 2 were built and the other
is in my cannon collection.
For sale, Best offer. 215-
651-3478.
1995 Eagle Talon TSI AWD
107K Exc Cond Maroon
Gray Lthr 5-SPD 4-Cyl
Turbo All Power CC CD
Cass Sunroof $4000 Firm
355-1751
SERVICES
Spring Break 2005-
Travcl with STS,
America's 1 Student
Tour Operator to
Jamaica, Cancun,
Acapulco, Bahamas and
Florida. Now hiring
on campus reps. Call
for group discounts.
I n f o r m a t I o n
Reservations 1-800-
648-4849 or www.
ststravel.com.
HELP WANTED
Therapist (Full-Time)
Liberty Network of Child
and Family Services Inc. is
seeking licensed therapists
(provisional considered)
to join our dynamic team
(Pitt County). Prefer clinical
experience in providing
therapy in the office,
community, andor home
setting to children and
their families with MH
DDSA diagnosis. Medicaid
documentation experience
a plus. Must have the
ability to relate well to
others, to work in a fast
paced environment and to
function as a part of a team.
Exc. salary & benefits. Send
resume and cover letter to
Staff Recruitment, Liberty
Network 2317-B Executive
Circle Greenville, NC 27834
or fax 252-752-4949.
Bartending! $250day
potential. No experience
necessary. Training
provided. (800) 965-6520
ext. 202.
Fun Summer jobs in the
Outer Banks. Steamers
Shellfish To Go is looking
for employees for summer
jobs at the beach. We
need cashiers, cooks,
and expeditors. Housing
is available. Call Linda at
757-576-9655 or by email
shellfishto.go@msn.com
Hey Graduates! Hot 103.7
and Eagle 94 is looking
for account executives
to market advertising in
Greenville and surrounding
areas. Great benefits,
unlimited income. Call Tori
Gray at 252-672-5900 Ext.
203 to set up interview.
Greenville Recreation St Parks
Department is recruiting part-
time youth soccer coaches for
the indoor soccer program.
Applicants must possess a
good knowledge of soccer
skills and have the ability and
patience to work with youth.
Applicants must be able to
coach young people ages
3-18 in soccer fundamentals.
Hours are from 3:30 pm to
9 pm, Monday-Friday with
some weekend coaching.
Flexible hours according to
class schedules. This program
will run from March 7 to mid
May. Salaries start at $6.25
per hour. Apply at the City of
Greenville, Human Resources
Department, 201 Martin L.
King Jr. Dr Greenville NC
27834. For more information,
please contact the Athletic
Office at 329-4550, Monday
through Friday, 10 am until
7 pm.
Do you need a good job?
The ECU Telefund is hiring
students to contact alumni
and parents for the ECU
Annual Fund. $6.25hour
plus cash bonuses. Make
your own schedule. If
interested, visit our website
at www.ecu.edutelefund
and click on JOBS.
GREEK PERSONALS
Congratulations to Laura
Brewer and April Cole for
being Kappa Delta's sisters
of the week!
Congrats to Alpha Phi
sister Laura Midkiff on her
engagement to Josh Oakes.
We love you! Also, congrats
to her bridesmaids Lindsay
Breissenger, Melissa Gayle
Kennerly, Holly Harris, &
Claire Wilson - This will be
the wedding of the year!
Delta Alpha - Celebrating 45
fabulous years of sisterhood
on Feb. 6th! "Alpha Phi is
the one to be
Who's your Alpha Phi Heart
Throb? Vote for your favorite
Valentine's hunk at the Heart
Throb booth on Feb. 8-Feb.
10 in front of the Wright
Place. All money will be
donated to the Alpha Phi
Foundation, which supports
Cardiac Care!
Alpha Phi will be hosting
a blood drive on Feb. 9
from 12-6 in the parking
lot, located at the bottom
of College Hill. Come give
the gift of life!
Alpha Phi would like to
wish our sister sorority,
Sigma Sigma Sigma, good
luck with their Recruitment
& their semester. Lets get
together soon!
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addition to the cash bonuses,
you may qualify for up to
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The East Carolinian, February 8, 2005
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East Carolina's student-run campus newspaper was first published in 1923 as the East Carolina Teachers College News (1923-1925). It has been re-named as The Teco Echo (1925, 1926-1952), East Carolinian (1952-1969), Fountainhead (1969-1979), and The East Carolinian (1969, 1979-present). It includes local, state, national, and international stories with a focus on campus events.
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February 08, 2005
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UA50.05.06.02.1792
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