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EastCarolinian
VOLUME 82, ISSUE 32
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Having a Thanksgiving
feast is great, but
having a Thanksgiving
feast for less is
even better. Find
alternative ways to
enjoy a delicious
mealPageA4
Surviving family
members can be
tough during the
holidays. Check out
some simple ways
to cope with the
dramaPage A4
James Pinkney needs
to rebound from a
poor performance
against Rice to
lead ECU into the
postseason on a
winning note. Check
out the full-page
football coverage
heading into the
season's biggest
gamePage A6
Jeremy Ingram
quietly helped the
men's basketball
team to a win over
UNCG on Saturday
night. The men
take on Limestone
and N.C. Central
over Thanksgiving
BreakPageA6
Wed
Thanksgiving Break
starts Wednesday.
Find more upcoming
events on our
calendarPageA2
NEWSPageA2
PULSEPageA4
SPORTSPageA6
OPINIONPage A3
CLASSIFIEDSPageA8
The Medical Student Council hosted a talent show at the Brody School of Medicine auditorium on Thursday.
Students compete to
be the 'Brody Idol'
Medical students show
off their talent
SHANNON DAVIS
STAFF WRITER
On Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7
p.m the lights went down and
the stage was lit for the Medical
Student Council Talent Show at
the Brody School of Medicine.
The opening video read,
"They came from all over the
Brody School of Medicine for one
shot to become the Brody Idol
The talent show was a parody of
American Idol having three judge!
making remarks similar to what
Paula, Randy and Simon would say
and the irresistibly likable host.
The host was played by Chris
Brock and the three judges were
played by Paige Clark, Kha-
lief Hamden and Ryan Murray.
Although they did an excellent job
paralleling their counterparts of
American Idol, they forgot to turn
their microphones off while behind
stage, which took away from the
talent performing on stage.
The first act of the night was
Ricky Bloomfield, playing an out-
standing version of "In the Mood"
on the saxophone. Ryan Murray,
pretending to be Simon Cowell,
commented after the performance.
"You're not ready for Holly-
wood because Hollywood is not
ready for you he said.
Act III was Medical School
Jeopardy, performed by second
year medical students. They made
fun of the enthusiasm of the first
year medical students by introduc-
ing two actors pretending to be
first year medical students as being
"bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
The other contestants were
students dressed as their profes-
sors. Amidst the humor of this
skit, students also had a few educa-
tional moments. The categories for
Medical School Jeopardy consisted
of capillaries; anatomy words that
end in -urple, warts, procrastina-
tion and other topics.
Another act for the night was
the performance of Jerrod Felder,
who sang, "Oh Danny Boy His per-
formance evoked a standing ovation
from the audience. Khalief Hamden,
pretending to be Randy Jackson, told
Felder, "That was beautiful, man
A portion of the proceeds
went to support Camp Rainbow, a
summer camp experience for chil-
dren with cancer and hemophilia.
Erin Ashton, a first year medi-
cal student, talked about her act.
"We're doing the 12 days of
med. school, instead of the 12 days
of Christmas she said.
"We are all first year medical
students. And I think it's great
that our proceeds are going to a
good cause
When asked about the medical
program at ECU, she responded
with, "It's a friendly environment
where everyone is supporting you.
The faculty and students get along so
well. We're like a big family. People
think it is competitive but it's not
The 19 performances for
"Brody Idol" featured the various
talents of the medical students and
faculty. The students invested a lot
of time and efforts into making the
night a success.
This writer can be contacted at
newstheeastcarolininan.com.
First Talk-It-Tuesday held
in West End Dining Hall
Opportunity for
students to learn more
about SGA
KIMBERLY BELLAMY
SENIOR WRITER
SGA hosted the first Talk-It-
Tuesday in West End Dining Hall
on Tuesday, Nov. it from 5 to 8 p.m.
The purpose of Talk-It-Tues-
day was to promote SGA by giving
the students the opportunity to
learn more about SGA and how
they serve the student body.
Keri Brockett, SGA secretary
said, "One of the goals for SGA was
to become more visible and acces-
sible and this is one of the ways that
we're trying to accomplish this goal
This event was also initiated
to encourage more involvement
in SGA and in other activities and
organizations on campus as well.
Todd Johnson, associate vice
chancellor for Campus Living
and Dining said, "I think it is
very important for students to
get involved in student leadership
positions. One of'the goals at ECU
is to make the institution known
for student leadership
Members of the executive
branch and cabinet members came to
the event at various times through-
out the night to support the effort
of making their duties, responsi-
bilities, and goals more known.
A few of the members that were
in attendance included Keri Brock-
ett, SGA secretary, Brandy Sherrer,
director of Student Affairs, Jon Mas-
sachi, speaker of the congress, Joel
Banjo-Johnson, SGA chief of staff,
and Brianne Meagher, SGA advisor.
A large display board was
setup that contained information
about various positions in SGA,
the roles of these positions, and
different branches and programs
in SGA such as the Judicial Board
and Shipmates.
Sign-up sheets were also
near the display board for
students that were inter-
ested in participating in SGA.
"This is one of the ways we get
students to speak one-on-one with
SGA representatives to voice their
questions, concerns, and sugges-
tions Brockett said.
Giveaways such as pens and
T-shirts also helped attract more
students over to the area that the
event was being held.
WZMB, 91.3 FM, was also
present at the event to promote
their radio station and to bring a
fun atmosphere to the setting by
playing music live from their radio
station throughout the dining hall
and getting students involved in
various contests such as the taco-
eatmg contest.
Many students appeared to be
interested in Talk-It-Tuesday and
came over to talk with SGA mem-
bers and to participate in events
with WZMB.
"Programs like Talk-It-Tuesday
and others sponsored by SGA will
help better the overall experience stu-
dents will have at ECU Johnson said.
Talk-It-Tuesday will be held once
a month and the locations of the event
will be rotated between West End
Dining Hall and Todd Dining Hall.
Brockett said that the goal is
to make to event bigger and better
each time they give students the
opportunity to learn more about
SGA and how we represent them.
Different branches, organiza-
tions and members will also be
rotated at each Talk-It-Tuesday
event to provide a better overall
idea of'the programs and staff that
SGA has according to Brockett.
The next Talk-It-Tuesday will
be held on Tuesday, Dec. 5 in West
Knd Dining Hall. Students are
encouraged to come to the event,
learn more about SGA, and voice
their opinions and suggestions.
To learn more about SGA, visit
ecu.edusga or call the SGA office
at 328-4742.
This writer can be contacted at
newstheeastcarolinian.com.
HAVE A SAFE, HAPPY
THANKSGIVING BREAK
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2006
College of Education
gains recognition
Chairman David Powers
receives award
LISA URAM
STAFF WRITER
On Nov. (S, Dr. David Powers,
chair for the ECU College of Edu-
cation's Department of Curriculum
and Instruction, was awarded with
the Exceptional Children Division
Distinguished Service Award from
the North Carolina Department of
Public Instruction.
The award was presented at an
annual luncheon that was held at
the Koury Convention Center at the
Four Seasons in Greensboro.
Dr. Sandra Warren, coordinator
for the Special Education Program at
ECU, nominated Powersfortheaward.
"His commitment to students
and public school teachers is
evident as one considers the impres-
sive array of undergraduate pro-
grams developed and expanded
through his leadership said Warren.
Powers was one of twelve people
selected to receive the prestigious
recognition for his continuous com-
mitment, dedication and contribu-
tions he has made to the educa-
tion of students with disabilities.
it's a phenomenal career
incredibly fulfilling It allows you to
really make a difference said Powers.
According to Powers, that
career started in high school, when
he worked for the Cumberland
County Shelter, assisting with voca-
tional training for disabled adults.
Powers went on to receive his
undergraduate and graduate degrees
ill special education from ECU and
then completed his doctorate from
the University of Alabama. In 1977,
Powers came back to eastern Caro-
lina and joined the faculty at ECU.
"I liked the university and sur-
rounding area so well that we moved
back here Powers said about
the decision to move his family
back to eastern North Carolina.
During his career at ECU,
POWERS
Powers has guided the merger of
seven separate departments into
what now makes up the Department
of Curriculum and Instruction. He
has also expanded teacher training
opportunities through the develop-
ment of graduate MAEd Cohorts
across eastern North Carolina.
"His vision and leadership have
resulted in the state's only online
MAEd program in Seciai Educa-
tion and additional online graduate
certificates in assistive technol-
ogy and autism said Warren.
Powers also established the
Assistive Technology Lab at
ECU, which allows children and
adults with disabilities in east-
ern North Carolina access to
advanced assistive technology,
along with extensive faculty support.
"He is a remarkable educator
who cares about his students, the
faculty with whom he works, the
department which he leads, the col-
lege in which he works and teachers
in public schools Warren said.
At the closing of the fall semes-
ter, Powers will begin the end of his
30 year career at ECU, because of his
decision to start phased retirement.
Powers will remain a part-time fac-
ulty member for the next three years.
This writer can be contacted at
news9theeastcarolinian.com.
Plans for Housing and Dining
presented at SGA meeting
Fee increases to aid
projects
KIMBERLY BELLAMY
SEN'IOR WRITER
Representatives from housing
and dining gave a presentation to
the congress about the plans for
fee increases to aid projects related
to campus living and dining on
Monday.
Wintre Clark, housing and
dining liaison, gave a PowerPoint
presentation that outlined how
much the fee increases will rise,
what projects the increases will
provide funding for, and what the
current fees have provided for the
student body.
Housing will mandate an
increase of six percent or $240
for the 2007-2008 academic year
while dining is set to have a five
percent or130 increase according
to Clark.
These increases will provide
funding for a number of projects
that will enhance the overall
experience of living and dining
on campus. Some of these projects
include revamping College Hill by
renovating facilities there.
see SGA page A2
Students celebrate
Heritage Week
Kathryn Pedersen (left), senior elementary education major, and
Brittany Pierce, senior music education major are both members of
Campus Living's Diversity Education Team. "We are here celebrating
Native American Heritage Month on behalf of Campus Living with a
flag memorial commemorating the suffering of the Native Americans
through the Trail of Tears said Pedersen. For Native American
Heritage Week, ECU sponsored several events on campus including
a smudging workshop, benefits of herbal medicine speaker and
a flute and dance demonstration in Brody School of Medicine.





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TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2006 PAGE A2
Campus & Community
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Students urged to show
sportsmanship
Margaret J. V. Olszewska,
director of the Office of Stu-
dent Rights and Responsi-
bilities, approached both the
Student Government Asso-
ciation and Terry Holland,
ECU athletics director, to
compose a letter reminding
students about good sports-
manship and appropriate
behavior during Saturday's
football game against N.C.
State. SGA has drafted a
letter reminding students
that "any inappropriate lan-
guage, action or behavior
could result in disciplin-
ary or legal actions" to be
taken against them. The full
letter can be viewed online
at theeastcarolinian.com.
Campus Wide Recycling Drive
Nov. 14 through 26 at
Wright Plaza at 10 a.m.
In celebration of Ameri-
can Recycling Day.
Dowdy Student Stores
annual holiday sales
Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 4 until
8 p.m. in the Wright building.
The event features great
discounts on ECU apparel
and gifts as well as free
gift-wrapping, refresh-
ments and entertain-
ment, with special guests
including the ECU Soft-
ball team and coach, ECU
Baseball Coach and more.
Study Abroad Information
Session
Thursday, Nov. 30 in
Bate 1028 at 7 p.m.
Phi Sigma Pi will be hosting
an information session for
students interested in study-
ing abroad. A few students
within the organization of
Phi Sigma Pi will speak
about their experiences in
such places as Russia, Eng-
land, Scotland, France and
Nigeria. This event is open
to everyone. Contact Anna
Logemann at alll217@ecu.
edu (have the subject of the
e-mail be "Study Abroad").
Thursday, Nov. 30
Protecting Intellectual Prop-
erty at the Hilton at 5:30 p.m.
The law office of Myers Bigel
will provide expert speakers
including the number one
Patent Attorney in North Car-
olina 2004 in Business N.C.
magazine, Ken Sibley. This
is the first of eight seminars
that educates entrepreneurs
on how to take an innova-
tive product to the market.
More information is avail-
able online at ecu.edu
cs-acadrdsei under the
lnnov8r series link. Cost
is $25 for early registra-
tion, $10 for students
with ID, $30 at the door.
ECU School of Art Holiday
Exhibition
Thursday, Nov. 30 through
Saturday Dec. 2 in the Wel-
lington B. Gray Gallery of
the Jenkins Fine Art Center.
ECU'S School of Art and
Design holds the annual holi-
day exhibition sale. Nov. 30,
from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Dec.
1 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m and
Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact Gil Leebrick,
252-328-6336 for
additional information.
21 Tue 22 Wed 23 Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun 2 Mon
Greenville Utilities Com-
mission Meeting
Board Room of
Greenville Utilities
Commission Building,
401 S. Green Street
6:30 p.m.
Planning and Zoning
Commission Meeting
Council Chambers,
Third Floor of City Hall,
200 Martin Luther King,
Jr. Drive
6:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving Break
Begins
Native American Heri-
tage Month Movie
Night
5 - 8 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day
State Holiday
City Offices closed
Thanksgiving Break
Ballroom Dancing
Amateur Ballroom
Dancers
Willis Building, First
and Reade Streets
7:30 p.m. lesson
8:30 - 11 p.m. open
dance
Women's Basketball
ECU vs. Flordia A&M
Williams Arena at
Minges Coliseum
2 p.m.
Men's Basketball
ECU vs. NCCU
Williams Arena
Minges Coliseum
at
Classes resume.
Last day for graduate
students to drop courses
without grades.
Thesis Show Opens
Will run through Dec. 8
Mendenhall Student
Center Gallery
Greenville Youth Council
Meeting
Third Floor Conference
Room of City Hall, 200
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Drive
6:30 p.m.
BRIEFS
Smithfield workers return to
slaughtering plant after walkout
(AP) Employees at a Smithfield
Foods Inc. slaughtering plant
returned to work Saturday after
walking off their jobs the previ-
ous two days to protest the recent
firing of immigrants.
In all, about 1,000 nonunion
workers, mostly Hispanic, par-
ticipated in the walkout, and
company officials have said they
won't be disciplined. The agree-
ment to return to work came late
Friday after Sniithfield repre-
sentatives met with leaders from
a Roman Catholic Church to
discuss the workers' grievances.
On Tuesday, Tar Heel plant
manager Larry Johnson is sched-
uled to meet with Smithfield
employees to discuss the issues.
The plant in Tar Heel,
located about 25 miles south
of Fayetteville, employs 5,000
workers and slaughters up to
32,000 hogs a day. Smithfield,
Vabased Smithfield Foods is the
world's largest pork processor.
Officials estimate $500,000 in
North Carolina tornado damage
(AP) A tornado that left
eight people dead in south-
eastern North Carolina caused
at least $500,000 worth of
damage, officials said Saturday.
Kip Godwin, chairman of the
Columbus County Board of Com-
missioners, said damage assess-
ment teams have determined that
13 homes in the Riegelwood area
were destroyed. One home had
major damage and a couple dozen
more had minor damage, he said.
The damage estimate could
go up after officials check and
analyze tax values, Godwin said.
Cleanup efforts continued
on Saturday as victims tried to
uncover some of their belongings.
Also Saturday, a disaster assis-
tance center opened to help storm
victims apply for state disaster
grants and loans from the U.S.
Small Business Administration.
Four children remained in criti-
cal condition at hospitals on Friday,
SGA
continued from Al
Todd Johnson, associate vice
chancellor of housing and dining,
said that air conditioning will be
put into Belk residence hall.
Plans for Belk also include
making it a single occu-
pancy residence hall for
upper division students.
About a 2.5 million dollar
renovation is in the works for Todd
Dining Hall which will bring the
facility up to modern day standards
and will equalize the appearance
and services available with that of
West End Dining Hall.
'A one and half year dining
facility is in better shape than a
14 year old facility and we would
like to bring Todd Dining Hall up
to level of West End Dining Hall
said Johnson.
The positioning of the building
won't be altered, so it will provide
the same outside viewing areas
but the renovations will make
the dining areas more open and
accessible.
Other plans include expanding
the Croatan, bringing a Starbucks
to campus, and initiating a service
that will allow you to order what
you want to eat online, when you
would like to pick it up, and also
pay online.
One of the major points
stressed by representatives from
housing and dining was encourag-
ing students to provide feedback on
the hours of operation they would
prefer for dining facilities, foods
that are offered that they like or
dislike and customer service from
employees.
About tour surveys are com-
pleted each year by housing and
dining to find out how students
feel about the services that have
been provided to them according
to Johnson.
About 1,500 students partici-
pated in a recent survey that was
given about three weeks ago.
Students can voice their opin-
ions about housing and dining by
visiting the administrative office
in Jones residence hall, going to
dining.ecu.edu, putting comments
in suggestion boxes throughout
campus, or personally e-mailing
Johnson at johnsont@ecu.edu.
Students are also encouraged
to join the Food Serice Advisory
Committee which gives you the
opportunity to make decisions
about the food services that are
currently on campus and what
you would like to see come to the
university.
Other issues discussed at the
meeting included plans to initiate a
grading appeals process to get the
grade you deserve rather than given
another grade you didn't earn.
Patrick Sabastian, freshman
class officer, introduced the fresh-
man council members and talked
about the possibility of having a
freshman social and movie night.
Sabastian hopes that these events
will unify the class.
"That's what 1 am here to do
and that's what I'm going to do
throughout the year. I want to
bring the freshman class closer
together Sabastian said.
Sabastian also mentioned that
the freshman class will be endors-
ing a program called "Making the
Grade on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. This
event is open to everyone and will
provide tips on studying and reliev-
ing the stress from final exams.
To find out more about SGA,
visit ecu.edusga or call 328-
4742.
This writer can be contacted at
news9theeastcarohnian.com.
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but Godwin said Saturday there
were no updates on their conditions.
An estimated 100 people
were displaced by the storm,
and most have arranged to live
for now with family or friends.
The tornado was part of a dev-
astating line of thunderstorms that
killed 12 as they swept across the
South. Riegelwood is a small town
on the Cape Fear River about 20
miles west of coastal Wilmington.
Camping PlayStation
gamers robbed at gunpoint
(KMTR) Robbers targeted
three men who had been waiting
in line overnight for the release of
a new game system at a Springfield
electronics store. Now police are
looking for two suspects.
It happened at Spring-
field's Gateway Mall area
in near the Circuit City store
at about 3:00 a.m. Thursday.
Police say the victims had
left the line and were walking
by a nearby Target store when
two men wearing some sort
of masks confronted them and
they follow their instructions.
The victims said one
of the suspects had a small
semi-automatic pistol.
David Dardano, one of the vic-
tims, said, "One cocked a gun and
said, 'Don't move! Don't reach for
anything And after that he led us
to this back entrance to Target and
they separated us, me and Taylor,
here. One guy had a blunt object,
took our stuff. Alex, over there,
got taken at gunpoint and they
took his wallet and then ran off
Police were able to follow the
path of the robbers with the help of
Gateway Mall's surveillance video
cameras. Officers recovered some of
the stolen items, including a wallet.
Mile High Couple Arrested
For Overly Friendly Skies
(KMTR) A California
couple whose in-flight friskiness
on the way to North Carolina
was a bit much for the other
passengers are facing federal
charges for harassing the flight
attendant who asked them to stop.
Carl Warren Persing and
Dawn Elizabeth Sewell are sched-
uled to go to trial Dec. 11 at the
federal courthouse in Wilmington,
N. C, for their behavior during a
Sept. 15 flight. The indictment
states that, "the defendants repeat-
edly engaged in overt sexual activ-
ity in the cabin of the plane to such
an extent that the flight atten-
dant had to direct them to stop
Things deteriorated from
there, according to Sutton's affida-
vit: The flight attendant refused to
serve them alcohol. Persing called
the flight attendant "a punk
Persing kept asking for alcohol.
Sewell told the flight attendants
that she worked for a lawyer and
it was illegal not to serve alcohol
to them. The flight attendant told
them to stop asking for alcohol.
Persing said, "You and I are gonna
have some serious confronta-
tion when we get off this plane
When the couple got
off the plane, law enforce-
ment officials were waiting
now.
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TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21,2006 PAGE A3
RANT OF THE DAY
It's not premarital sex if I have no
intention to marry you.
Horror movies are dead
GREG KATSKI
ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
So, I saw the 2006 version of The Hills Have Eyes
over the weekend and was severely disappointed. This
has become a recurring theme for me when watching
recent, post-modern horror movies. At first, I ques-
tioned whether I had just grown out of horror movies
scaring me. Then I watched the original Stanley
Kubrick version of The Shining and was entertained
and admittedly scared, even though I've seen the movie
many times.
It is my opinion that famed horror icons, such
as Wes Craven, have run out'of good ideas and are
recycling what worked '20 years ago because they
know it will sell at the box-office. There is no other
explanation for redoing The Omen. The original was
a perfectly good horror movie and the recent version
is far less than that. Nevertheless, the 2006 version of
The Omen did well at the box office. Who knows, soon
there might be a redone version of The Omen II twice
as bad as the original.
Let me vent for a minute and name some other
laughable horror movies I have seen in recent years:
Exorcist: TheHeginning(v,hy oh why), Freddy vs. Jason l
(Busta Rhymes? You've got to be kidding me), bride of
Clinch (probably (bund in the comedy section at Block-
buster), Jason X (ditto), Alien vs. Predator (this could
have been a classic, but no), ISM Know If'hat You Did
LastSummer(uvd what little respect I had for Jennifer
Love Hewitt as an actress), and Halloween Hao (obvi-
ously Jamie Lee Curtis really needed the work).
This list does not even include such comedy-horror
classics, which 1 would never dare suffer through, as
Leprechaun in the Hood, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The
Beginning and Killer Klowns From Outer Space.
But, there is still hope for post-modern horror
movies. 28 Days Later is a true classic among horror
movies because of its unique premise and haunting,
hyperactive zombies. Hostel and the Saw trilogy work
because they get underneath your skin with the life
or death torture situations and have surprise endings.
There's also TheBlair H'itch Project, which worked on
many levels because you were left wondering how the
demise of the hikers was going to come about, although
the ending did anger me a bit.
What horror filmmakers have to realize is there
are still new approaches to take in the genre. I am so
tired of lame remakes of classic horror movies. The
originals were so good there should be no reason to
remake them, unless you are strictly looking to make
a quick buck. 1 guess that's what the problem is with
the movie industry nowadays. The art of movie making
has been lost to the profit. But, as Wes Craven proved
himself with the Scream trilogy, horror movies can be
done using the same guidelines as there always were,
but with new and interesting twists.
This is why I encourage everyone to pass on seeing
crappy remakes like The Hills Have Eyes and The Omen
at the box office. Instead, wait for a good scary movie
to come out that is worth taking your significant other
to. If people keep going to see these movies, then movie
companies will keep pushing for similar ones. If no
one goes to the box office then movie companies will
be forced to reconsider their strategy in tackling the
genre. And, who knows, maybe our generation will get
to enjoy classic scary movies as past generations have.
Out of Iraq
U.S. military must end occupation of
Iraq
JUSTIN SUMMERS
OPINION WRITER
We are in our third year of occupation in the distant
war zone that is Iraq and the picture is not a pretty one.
Violence and sectarian killings in massive numbers are
being carried out against Iraqis daily and the American
military casualties are increasing. Everyone in Wash-
ington is ready for some degree of change in the way
things are being handled in Iraq and based on the election
results, the American people are too. Though he has said
change is needed in Iraq, Bush guarantees our presence
through his term and into the far future, some say 2010.
I think that one more year in Iraq is one year too long
- the time for withdrawal is now.
Withdrawal of all military troops and funding from
Iraq has to be a priority for the new Congress even if it is
going to be difficult Senator John McCain and many other
Republicans think that we must increase troop levels and
re-deploy tens of thousands of Americans before we can
make an exit. These men think extending the killing for
another two to fiveyears will somehow stabilize the region
and our occupation of their country will be tolerated.
On the other side of the idiot spectrum, the denxx rats
first act in Congress was to increase military spending
by SK billion and they haven't established any firm stance
on the Iraq issue. What are we doing? We want change
but are incapable of achieving it; we must suck it up and
accept that Iraq was and w ill be a mistake and that any
further occupation in that country is going to cost us
the lives of our brave soldiers and $400 billion a year
borrowed from the Chinese.
Many of you will say that the occupation of Iraq is an
important part of the War on Terror and that packing up
and leaving will be seen as a victory for radical Islamic
militants everywhere, Many of you will also say that if we
leave Iraq, it will become a killing zone and a haven for
terrorist groups. Well to that I must say you are probably
right. Some jihadists and radicals will think they have
defeated the Yankees and violence may increase after we
leave. Starting the war in Iraq has created a terrorist state
in Iraq and until we leave Iraq it will remain chock-full
o' terrorists. Even with these difficulties, we must lixk
towards the exit if there is to be any progress for Iraq.
First line of order would be to review military spend-
ing in Iraq and correct how they are spending our money
Currently we are being taken by corporate leaches that
are earning billions in profits from the war and have
made little to no progress in rebuilding all that we have
destroyed. We must revile and cut military spending to
ensure a withdrawal and also to ensure there are no other
wars on the horizon. Before we leave we must also estab-
lish a community of Arab nations and get involved with
the U.N. to establish a reconstruction and peace keeping
force in Iraq. Finally, we must withdraw in a timely manor
and not simply "cut and run We must pull out troops
in a precise tactical manor within an allotted time line.
Eighty percent of Iraqis think the U.S. plans to
maintain permanently in bases around country even if
the newly elected Iraqi government asks American forces
to leave. Can we please prove them wrong?
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PIRATE RANTS
I love the Geico cavemen.
You didn't invite us to the movies,
so we didn't invite you to the party.
What the heck is up with Sudoku.
Both of the ones on Thursday
were stupidly easy. Could you put
something challenging in there.
Or how about putting a skill level
beside the game.
And these three remain - faith,
hope and love. The greatest of
these is love.
When I went Greek a year ago,
we stayed great friends. Now that
you've done it, you won't speak to
me. That sure makes me feel all
warm and fuzzy about your sorority.
My boyfriend forgot to pick me
up after class because he was
piaying video games.
I just want a boy that will watch
football with me on the weekends.
Is that too much to ask?
TEC probably won't print this
since its not a liberal opinion
but South Africa legalized
gay marriage. In other words,
they took something sacred and
redefined it to mean something
that it has never meant, so that
the minority population who
thinks two dudes hooking up is
a "marriage" can be appeased.
That's not called progression,
that's called regression.
To the person who giggled at the
fifth year senior football players
- it's called red-shirting. The fifth
year seniors were red-shirted
for a year and didn't play for that
year. Don't insinuate that our
players aren't smart enough to
graduate in four years. Learn
what you're talking about and
support the seniors that have
turned this program around.
With all the new rules and
regulations, Greek life sucks. I feel
like it's just turning into another
social club where people can
just write their name down and
become a member. Bad decisions
ECU, Greek life is now doomed.
To the guy in front of me, please
stop playing World of Warcraft
during class. It's very distracting,
especially when you are
attempting to chat up some elf.
Once a cobra bit Chuck Norris'
leg. After five days of excruciating
pain, the cobra died.
I really wanted to hook up with
you on Saturday night.
I'm ready to gain 10 pounds on
Thursday. Anyone with me on
that one?
Did anyone see the game
Saturday? Our guy dropped the
ball TO. style.
If you think that South Africa is a
"more progressive" nation, you
are definitely mistaken. If you
like "progressiveness" why don't
you move there because we sure
don't need any more gay rights
liberals in this nation.
My dog is better than your dog.
Stuffing, ham, mashed potatoes,
gravy, turkey and passing out
while watching football. I am so
ready for Thanksgiving break!
I hate when people raise their hands
in class and when they get called
on they say "I have a question
My grandma came to visit me this
weekend, and ended up at a frat
party doing a keg stand. Man,
can that woman hold her alcohol!
Sometimes I wonder about Jane
Is she hot? Is she a he? Is he hot?
Whoever calls the offensive plays
for the football team needs to
be fired!
I just like to smile! Smiling's my
favorite!
I got kicked out of Alfredo's for
talking in a fake language to
some stupid person. When the
guy pushed me out I went into
the wall and fake fell down. Who
is kicked out of Alfredo's? Really.
I hate how I have so much work I
need to get done during break but
I know I will do none of it until the
Sunday before classes begin.
I don't have a condom, but I do
have this snickers wrapper.
I guess the sorority house isn't
the only place you got fat. You
should really work on that beer
gut honey.
Note to ECU. Pay Skip more money
so that he will not leave us soon!
The Devil and God are raging
inside me.
Kasey Ross Champ Bailey
Greek Life is for those who lack
a real life.
ECU Football has the best
fans! During our home games,
the stadium is filled nearly to
capacity, yet Rice only had about
5,000 people in attendance
for the ECU at Rice game, in a
stadium that seats about 70,000
and it was their Homecoming!
How sad is that?
I got really excited a little while
ago when I read a rant that
said the Rants were online
every day but boo these
are yesterday's Rants!
I hate when guys go to the Rec.
centerand don't workouttheirlegs.
Just for the record I wear big
sunglasses because I'm too lazy
to put on makeup in the mornings.
And the worse the hangover, the
bigger the sunglasses - the more
of my face that is covered up
and I think I am speaking for a
lot of us "sluts" out there who
are really just being considerate
of others!
To the person who said South
Africa is more progressive than
the U.S. - If you want to marry
your gay boyfriend that bad,
then you can fly there for around
$1,400.
Sororities only make you pretty
on the outside. I guess in this
world that counts for something.
I hate that a quarter of Greenville
is busy shoving cocaine up their
noses. If you're going to kill
yourself, just take an entire eight
ball at once this way the rest of us
don't have to deal with your idiotic
behavior. What winners.
Owning a Jag and having British
Tags is not cool. You are also not
a real BMX biker. Stop trying to
be something you aren't.
I can't wait until you move out.
I step aside when you come to
the club because you take up
more than half of it.
Where's MacGyver when you
need him?
Let's do the time-warp again.
Check out theeastcarolinian.com
Thursday for a special online only
edition of Pirate Rants - now
that's something to be thankful for!
JUST ASK JANE
Need advice? Want answers? Just ask Jane.
Dear Jane,
I'm having a problem with my ex-boyfriend
wanting to get back with me. Begging me, guilt-trip-
ping me, saying to give him a second chance and that
things will be different this time around. And I'm
not wanting to go back out with him, and I've made
this verbal, yet he still asks and begs. What should
I do? It makes me feel really bad because I still care
about him as a friend and I hate hearing him call-
ing me frantic, crying and begging me to take him
back. I've kept my resolve so far but I can only take
so much. How can I be assertive about this?
Dear Unsigned and unwavering,
I'm impressed by your resolve. We've all been
there, and everyone knows just how difficult over-
coming the temptation to return to an old flame can
be (even after it's really no more than a burnt-out
old candle), just for the sake of some easy lovin Of
course, such a breakdown usually does nothing more
than reinforce said puppy-dogging ex's beliefs that
you are indeed meant to be together, even though you
have an entirely different take on the subject.
That said, I urge you to remain a strong-willed,
elusive ice-queen. Refuse, one last time, to reunite
with him, and tell him that if he continues to badger
you, you will cut him off entirely. And then do it.
Take him off your buddy list. Block him if you
must. Set your I'acebook anil Myspace profiles to pri-
vate and then remove him from your friend list. You
will probably need to be ruthless; screen your phone
calls, don't reply to voice mails or text messages. I
understand you still want to keep him as a friend,
and putting up a wall will be painful for you - but
think of it as a temporary loss for a more permanent
gain. Putting him in the deep freeze for a few weeks
will force him to gain some perspective and realize
if he cares about you that much, he II want to stay in
your life no matter what your terms are.
Sarah
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Can you hear
me now?
Yes, but I'd rather not
RYAN COBEY
OPINION WRITER
As I walk around campus on any given weekday,
I usually experience pne of two scenarios. In the first
one, I'm stuck in the middle of a war, which seems to
be made evident by all of the walkie-talkie sounds
chirping in my ear after the people walking past me
finish each sentence.
However, if I listen in to their conversations for
more than a few seconds, which is all too easy to do,
1 quickly realize that these people are discussing how
they went about finding the perfectly promiscuous
girl this past weekend. In one quick moment, I'm
thrown from what seemed to represent a war zone
into a scene from the next American Pie movie.
Ah, the 'chirp' by Nextel. Perhaps instead of
adding such an annoying button that promoted two-
way chats, they could have donated that money to
Sprint, so maybe I could hold a full phone conversa-
tion without losing reception in this town.
Honestly, there is absolutely nothing appealing
about a couple on the verge of having phone sex in
front of Wright Plaza in between classes. What makes
this even worse? When, even though only one person
is present, you can hear both professing their lustful
desires to each other. In particular, I love hearing
those conversations when I'm either walking into my
classroom or into West End to get a bite to eat.
The second scenario I'm faced with on a day-
to-day basis is perhaps my favorite. While strolling
through campus, I see people talking to themselves. I
chuckle to myself, but right before I hold out my index
finger toward the guy and call him crazy I notice a
small blue earpiece attached to his right ear.
Time stops for a moment. Am I stuck in some
futuristic business complex? How long did I really
sleep for? frankly, these people scare me because
they seem like they're simply too busy to ever talk
to. After all, someone who doesn't even have time to
hold the phone to his ear has to be a very important
person, right?
As interesting as it is to hear about what Sam
Suave is planning tonight for his girlfriend, I'd rather
not hear about it while on my third pasta bowl at the
Olive Garden. But, these situations are inevitable
now. Because the average Joe can afford a nice little
gadget that allows his hands to be free while convers-
ing over the phone, he will take advantage of it in
every possible way.
With the introduction of two-ways and the
Bluetooth, which is now an actual word according to
Microsoft Office, conversations are becoming more
public. The scary thing is that people honestly don't
seem to care. Personally, I don't care if plans with my
girlfriend were as G-rated as a typical dinner and
movie date; I still wouldn't want everyone knowing
where I was going to be at 9 p.m. on Friday.
It seems with the introduction of these annoy-
ing, and downright rude communication devices,
the world and all of its occurrences are becoming
increasingly public. Because most of us carry a cell
phone everywhere we go, we no longer know how
to function properly, or keep occupied while by our-
selves. We always have to be talking with someone,
whether we use little futuristic ear pieces or simply
hold the cell phone up to our heads - I mean, come
on, who does that anymore?
In a way, don't we lose a bit of our identity when
we become so immersed in the need to be with
others? These devices make it near impossible to
ever be alone, and I believe that hold on a second,
I have a call.
Ban the burka?
BRIDGET TODD
OPINION WRITER
Recently, the Dutch cabinet has supported a
proposition by the country's immigration minister
to ban Muslim women from wearing burkas in
public places. The burka is an all-enveloping cover
traditionally worn by Muslim women of Central
and Southeast Asia. The ban would prevent women
from wearing the burka on the streets, in any public
building, and on buses and trains.
At first, I thought this idea was a good one.
The burka is arguably part of the fundamental-
ist Muslim regime that endorses the notion that
women are inferior to men and should be told what
to wear. Banning it would be a big leap in furthering
the human rights of women, right?
Not necessarily. The Dutch government's
reason for banning the burka is because the garment
obscures people's faces, it promotes public disorder.
I have a hard time believing that an article of cloth-
ing could cause such disarray. I understand the need
for people to identify themselves, especially at a
bank or a courthouse. However, banning women
from wearing burkas while just walking down the
street is excessive. If the Netherlands are going to
make a ban on burkas, it shouldn't be an extreme
blanket-ban that bars them from all public places.
Also, because the law solely refers to Muslim
women, it seems an awful lot like they are being tar-
geted singularly. There is no ban on big sunglasses,
beards, or low hats - all of which conceal the face
Why are burkas the only article of clothing that the
Dutch government thinks may promote public dis-
order? Maybe it's because the government officials
aren't used to burkas and are quick to associate the
traditional covering with terrorism.
The Netherlands have been renowned for its
laissez-faire approach to government policies.
Their government has lenient policies involving
euthanasia, prostitution and drug use. However, the
proposed public ban on burkas tramples the right
to freely express religion.
In light of recent sociopolitical climates, this
law would only heighten Muslim feelings of alien-
ation and suppression. Just because what they want
to wear is different from what the people of the
Netherlands are used to, they shouldn't be able to
ban it. If Muslim women want to wear burkas, then
they should be allowed to do so. The government
shouldn't make a blanket law to force them not to.





Pulse
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2006 PAGE A4
Horoscopes:
Campus Scene
Aries
It's not quite time to go
yet, although you're getting
impatient. Actually, you've
always been impatient. This
time, if you stay cool, you
can make it happen.
Taurus
You can afford to throw an
expensive celebration. Do
have the party but don't
spend the money. Stash that
away in the bank.
Gemini
Yes, you're still busy enough
for two or three people.
Don't let that scare you. Get
one person who will do what
you don't like to do, and
you'll be fine.
Cancer
Taking care of business
today is more fun than it is
a burden. You do well when
your clients do well. It's a
win-win situation.
Leo
Ideas are coming fast
and furious but not all of
them are good. Some are
downright ridiculous. Wait
until tomorrow to decide
which is which.
Virgo
There are a few things you'd
like to change about your
living conditions. Get tough
and get organized. And get
your family to help.
Libra
The more you learn, the
more questions you want to
ask. This is good but don't
do everything the others
suggest. Use your own
common sense.
Scorpio
You're in line for a nice
bonus. This could be for
work already done, since it
doesn't look like the job's
very difficult now.
Sagittarius
You don't even know how
powerful you are or what
you can accomplish. Make
a wish list, and not just for
yourself.
Capricorn -
Push hard now, while
you can. Conditions are
changing. You can relax
after then. You'll know when
it happens because you'll fall
in an exhausted heap.
Aquarius
Take time to run a survey
of your group, and all the
others. It's always good
to know what they think,
especially if you intend to
change it.
Pisces
You can pretty much write
your own ticket, and design
your own career. What would
you like to be, do and have?
And who would you like to
serve?
Turkey Facts
Ben Franklin, in a letter to
his daughter, proposed the
turkey as the official United
States bird.
In 2000, the average
American ate 17.75 pounds
of turkey.
A 15 pound turkey usually
has about 70 percent white
meat and 30 percent dark
meat.
Turkeys can see movement
almost 100 yards away.
Forty-five million turkeys are
eaten each Thanksgiving.
Male turkeys gobble. Hens
do not. They make a clicking
noise.
Gobbling turkeys can be
heard a mile away on a
quiet day.
Feast on a frugal Thanksgiving dinner
Making the most of
what you have
JENNY AYERS
STAFF WRITER
It's that time of year again; the
time when bank accounts never
seem full enough and bellies can
never get full enough That's
right folks, the holidays are here
and most of us college students
don't exactly have the funds
to throw together the type of
Thanksgiving dinner that would
make our mamas proud. Have
no fear though, you can still put
together a great dinner without
having to hash out tons of dough.
Whether you live in a dorm,
apartment or house, most cannot
afford to spend extravagant
amounts of money on one meal,
so here are a few tips to help you S
create a fabulous dinner without h-
having to break the bank.
First come the decorations. S
A quick trip to any craft Sure a huge feast on Thanksgiving is a tradition for many, but students can still enjoy
andor discount store can solve
all your decorating woes. For
only a couple of bucks, you can
invest in a bag of silk leaves and
add a touch of fall to your dorm
room or apartment that will put
your guests in the thanking and
giving mood. On the same note,
flowers and fruit make inexpensive
and excellent Thanksgiving cen-
terpieces that will make it look like
you spent a lot of time and money
preparing for your meal.
Now we come to the really
important thing: The food. You
can make a delicious and plentiful
feast that won't require slaving all
day in a kitchen, but it will still look
like you did. The biggest obstacle
a delicious meal on a budget.
in the cooking of a Thanksgiving
feast is the turkey. Since you won't
need a gigantic bird for only a few-
guests, invest in a turkey breast
that is easier to cook. If you want
to kill two turkeys with one stone,
you can combine several side
dishes in one effort by using the
featured turkey breastcranberry
stuffing recipe from busycooks.
about.com.
Perhaps you find yourself in
the dorms without the luxury of
a kitchen and turkey is just not
a feasible option. If that's the
case, you could always go with
chicken wings. Very affordable
and tasty, they are found in the
frozen section of your grocery
store and can be easily cooked
in the microwave.
Everything else can be
knocked out with relative ease
and little worry thanks to the
vast amounts of prepackaged and
prepared foods on the market.
For less than $20, you can get
the rest of your meal easily with a
quick trip to the grocery store.
Mashed potatoes are easily
made since the simplest recipe
only requires that you boil pota-
toes, mash them and then add
milk, butter and seasonings to
taste. If that is still more effort
than you cn afford or you don't
have access to a stove, there are
several tasty options already
cooked for you. Mashed potatoes,
macaroni and other side dishes
see FRUGAL page A5
Turkey Breast with
Cranberry Stuffing.
FROM LINDA LARSEN
INGREDIENTS:
1 (5-7 lb.) turkey breast, bone
in, skin on
salt and pepper to taste
12 cup butter
34 cup chopped celery
1 onion, chopped
4 cups oatmeal bread cubes,
dried in the oven
13 cup dried cranberries
12 tsp. dried sage leaves
12 tsp. dried thyme leaves
12 tsp. salt
14 tsp. pepper
melted butter for basting
PREPARATION:
Preheat oven to 3.50 degrees.
Rinse turkey breast and pat dry
with paper towels. Sprinkle with
salt and pepper and set aside.
In large skillet, melt butter
and cook celery and onion until
tender. In large bowl, combine
remaining ingredients except
butter for roasting.
STUFFING RECIPE:
Pour celery mixture over
ingredients in bowl. Toss gently
with two spoons to coat.
There are three ways to 'stuff
the breast. You can place some of
the stuffing in between the two
halves of the breast, then use
kitchen string to loosely tie the
breast closed. Or you can just put
about half of the stuffing in a foil-
lined roasting pan and place the
breast, skin-side-up, on top. Or
you can loosen the skin from the
turkey neck area and stuff with
part of the stuffing. Any leftover
stuffing should be place in a cas-
serole dish, drizzled with some
melted butter, and refrigerated.
It will bake the last half hour the
turkey is roasting.
Whichever method you
choose, coat the turkey with
melted butter, and roast the
turkey and stuffing at 350 degrees
for 2 to two and a half hours until
an instant-read meat thermom-
eter inserted into the meat reads
170 degrees. Baste once or twice
during roasting with pan drip-
pings. Place leftover stuffing in
the casserole, covered, in the oven
for the last 30 minutes of roasting
time. Cover turkey with foil when
it comes out of the oven and let
rest 10-20 minutes before carv-
ing. Serves four to six.
Survive the family circus on Thanksgiving
are sure to ensue if you plan to spend time with your family this Thanksgiving.
Need some help
maintaining?
AARON BORREGO
STAFF WRITKR
Yes indeed, ladiei and gents,
the circus is in town staring
your family PT. Barnuni himself
couldn't have scripted a better
freak show than the one happen-
ing in millions of homes across
America this week.
Various activities are needed
by many people as a way to escape
from the mental instability of
their families As a rule of thumb,
if anything at the gathering gets
a bit too heavy for your liking.
there are options for us to use as
our reprieve.
Movie theaters tend to make a
great spot to get some alone time
without the family clan. Never
underestimate the power of a few
hours watching a movie alone.
If a family member is getting
on your nerves about anything, try
ignoring them all together or even
just moving away from them. A
MP3 player is great for this.
As the name implies, this is
the time to be thankful. However,
if Aunt Eater tells you to do the
dishes, fear not, you haven't played
tin' trump card.
When using this card you
have to be smart, crafty and
cunning. You have to set up its
potential use early, but then you
can fall back on it for the dura-
tion of the vacation.
The card I'm talking about is
the homework card. If you start
complaining early and continue
to do so often by stating that you
are swamped with classwork,
many doors will be left open for
you as an escape.
Also, if your family is outgo-
ing, try dragging along one of
your friends. Unless your family
member is severely damaged, they
won't be too nasty with an "out-
sider" in their midst. Conversely,
they may see your friend as fresh
meat. Either way, you won't be the
primary target of their aims.
Wherever you are, your cousin
is you new best friend as they have
places to go and people to see.
Find them early and stick to them
like glue.
Honestly though, how bad can
it be? I understand I am lucky to
have a great time with my family
because they are funny, senile and
not completely all there. This is a
potent cocktail for a lot of fun, even
if the village is constantly calling
my house.
Not everyone has a pleasant
family. Just recognize two things:
This is the only family you get and
you should be thankful for what
vou have together. So if trying
lo ditch them is your thing, more
power to you, but many don't have
that option of being with family.
Thanksgiving is one of the true
holidays still about the gathering
see SURVIVING page A5
Enjoying football is part of
iksgiving tradition for many families.
Don't turkey with tradition
Find Thanksgiving day alternatives
If you aren't in favor of the typical
Thanksgiving flavors
JENNY AYERS
STAFF WRITKR
Whether it's thanks to your taste buds or your
personal choices, not everyone enjoys the items typi-
cally found on a Thanksgiving spread, so here are a
few ideas of food alternatives that you can bring to
the family table this year. They definitely stray from
the norm when it comet to family feasts, but 1 guar-
antee that you will not be the only one partaking of
their goodness.
For the vegans and vegetarians of the world,
there are several traditional recipe substitutes out
there For your main dish, you could try a stuffed
butternut squash or a hearty vegetable stew Recipes
for Thanksgiving "meat" loaf, vegan gravy and tofu
pumpkin pie can all be found at vegweb.comthanks-
giving, along with several other alternative options.
As for the rest of us who are just plain picky,
you should consider putting your own little spin on
Thanksgiving dinner by showing up with some home-
made hamburgers, hotdogs or even pizza. Chances are
you aren't the only picky eater and your efforts will be
greatly appreciated by fellow family members.
There are several classics that might not receive
enough attention on your family's spread but are easily
see ALTERNATIVES page A5
Meal options can still be creative on T hanksgiving.
Thanksgiving offers
time to celebrate family
traditions
SHANNON DAVIS
STAFF WRITKR
It is that time of year again
when families gather from all
across the country to share a day
filled with good food and family
fun. For generations, families have
looked forward to or dreaded this
day where extended family mem-
bers appear out of the wood works
and kitchens are filled to the brim
with dirty dishes and leftovers.
The tradition of celebrating
thanks dates back iiearly 400
years to a three-day harvest fes-
tival celebrated in 1681 by the
pilgrims and Native Americans in
Plymouth, Mass.
The centerpiece of most
Thanksgiving feasts in the United
States is a large roasted turkey,
appropriately giving the holiday
the nickname, "Turkey Day
As times have changed, so
have many of the Thanksgiving
Day traditions. For the health
fanatics, tofu turkeys are available
along with organic vegetables and
healthier alternatives.
The most notable tradition
is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day
parade. The traditions of the
Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
began in 1924, and it has grown
into an annual event of balloons,
band and floats enjoyed each year
by nearly 46 million people brav-
ing the cold streets of New York,
and by those who prefer to take it
in a la television from the comfort
of their homes.
Does your family fight over the
wishbone from the Thanksgiving
turkey? Known as a "lucky break
the tradition of tugging on either
end of the turkey bone to win the
larger piece and its accompanying
"wish" dates back to the Etruscans
of 322 B.C. The Romans brought
the tradition with them when they
conquered England and the Eng-
lish colonists carried the tradition
on to America.
"We have a typical Italian
Thanksgiving spread, which is
the normal stuff plus baked ziti
and some kind of other pasta
dish. Me and my dad watch foot-
ball while the women cook
said Danny DiNicola, graduate
accounting student.
The most common family
activities of the day are taking
photos, watching sports, early-
morning hunting, playing touch
football in the yard, playing games
and visiting loved ones.
Americans love Thanksgiving
because it is about family gather-
ings, family traditions and a big
meal. It is not about shopping
and commercialism; unlike the
holidays that follow seem to be.
Many believe that Thanksgiv-
ing is the only time throughout
the year when they can take time
out of their hectic lives to show
appreciation for all that they have
by expressing their love and grati-
tude to family and friends.
. November 23 will be a day
full of overstuffed family mem-
bers and high-strung hosts. The
highways and byways will have
bumper to bumper traffic as people
head off to their various destina-
tions. Good old family fun and
tradition makes the hassles of the
holidays worthwhile.
This writer can be contacted at
pulsetbeeastcarolinian.com.
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are available in the refrigerated
section of the supermarket for a
couple dollars apiece.
As for the veggies, you can
buy the frozen bags and heat them
in the microwave or on the stove
and add your own seasonings for
a little extra zing. You can also
go the cheaper and sometimes
tastier route by buying canned
vegetables, which also increases
your options.
Bagged salad is always a hit
and only requires some dress-
ing andor croutons to make it
complete. Add bread to your meal
in the form of canned biscuits or
pie-made rolls that are ready to
eat when bought.
Unless you're really keen on
baking and have a lot of time to
spare, the easiest way to go about
dessert is to take advantage of the
cakes and pies already concocted
by someone else. There are frozen
options, but most grocery stores
have several pie options in the
bakery that are easier and won't
leave you worrying about freezer
burn or over-cooking.
ALTERNATIVES
concocted and pleasing to most
anybody's taste buds. You can
follow in the footsteps of Chan-
dler from "Friends" and make a
Thanksgiving dinner that con-
sists of a simple salad, macaroni
and cheese, grilled cheese sand-
wiches and lemon pie. It doesn't
get much simpler than that, and
none of these dishes should be too
harsh on your palette.
Some other simple dishes
that might not seem to go hand
in hand with Thanksgiving but
are indeed popular are spaghetti,
fried chicken and tacos. Combine
these with the traditional mashed
potatoes and corn, or even toss
in some chips and salsa for good
measure. No one said Thanksgiv-
ing had to be boring.
If you really want to mix
things up, you could have an
entirely Italian Thanksgiving
with chicken parmesan or spa-
ghetti carbonara as the main
dishes. For the sides, you could
make Italian seasoned bread,
stuffed mushrooms, ravioli and
the featured Italian Frosty Des-
sert or even Italian ice from the
grocery store.
Whatever your tummy desires
is fair game this holiday season
and you should take full advan-
tage of the freedom to freak your
family out when you show up to
Grandma's with tofu cutlets or
continued from A4
a giant plate of grilled cheese
sandwiches. The options are end-
less so use your imagination and
don't come to me with complaints
of there being nothing edible on
the table come Thursday.
This writer can be contacted at
pulse@theeastcarlolinian.com.
Italian Frosty Dessert
FROM LINDA LARSEN
INGRKDIENTS:
1 cup crushed shortbread
cookie crumbs
13 cup ground walnuts
13 cup butter, melted
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 can chocolate frosting
li cup miniature semisweet
chocolate chips
PREPARATION:
Combine cookie crumbs, nuts
and butter; reserve two table-
spoons. Press rest in bottom of
nine inch square pan. In a large
bowl, combine yogurt, ricotta
cheese and frosting and beat until
smooth. Fold in chocolate chips.
Pour over crumb crust and sprin-
kle with reserved crumbs. Cover
well and freeze for three hours
or until firm. Let stand at room
temperature for five to 10 minutes
before cutting. Serves 12.
So you see, it is definitely pos-
sible to have a yummy Thanksgiv-
ing dinner with all the trimmings
and without all of the hassle.
Imagine if everyone contrib-
utes something, you can have
grand meal without feeling broke
afterward. You might want to
spend a couple of extra dollars on
plastic ware because the leftover
food will have you covered for the
next week.
This writer can be contacted at
pulse@theeastcarolinian.com.
SURVIVING
continued from A4
as opposed to the materialism.
It gives us some many won-
derful memories and time to
just be yourself.
Seriously, where do you go to
see all the males in your family
revert to a series of primal grunts,
body scratches and Cro-Magnon
bellows resembling two month
old monkeys? Where else can
you go and hear all the women
talking about absolutely nothing
for five hours? Well, maybe this
isn't limited to just Thanksgiv-
ing, but it is so much better with
the smell of turkey, stuffing and
scotch in the air.
If everything goes completely
a' rye, some bars stay open in
order to cash in on those people
feeling the need to self medicate
after spending the day with their
family. Hopefully no one has a
family gathering that bad, but if
you do, just remember it's about
celebrating all your blessings
all of them!
Lastly, if you have exhausted
all your options, you can pull a
TO. That's right, sometimes a
turkey overdose is just what you
need in order to dull your mind,
body and soul of the dreadful
memories of the day and knock you
out until it's all a distant memory.
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BY THE NUMBERS
83
Ibtal yards passing by James
Pinkney against Rice, which
"as a career-low for a game-
that he wasn't knocked out
due to injury; it was also the
individual rushing total by
both Brandon Fractious
(1(1 carries) and Chris John-
son (12 carries)
4
Years that Skip Holtz lived
in Raleigh while his father
was coaching the Wolfpack
(I97a-1.7.) when Skip Holtz
was age 8-18; coincidental
N.C. State Head Coach Chuck
Amato earned his first job
as secondary coach for Lou
Holtz during that same time
49,344
Average attendance in the
ECU-N.C. State SS-game
series, which began in 1970;
N.C. State hosted the first
in games at Carter-Finley
Stadium and packed in
08,650 fans during a 38-10
blowout win in 1986; KCU
set an attendance record with
50,09a fans during the
Wolfpack's only trip to
Greenville, which ended in a
aS-i; Pirate win

Point differential in one year
for the men's basketball team
against UNCCJ; KCU lost
7K-70 at home in 8006, but
rebounded for an eight point
road win (72-64) on Saturday
59
Free-throw percentage (46-
of-78) through three games
for the men's basketball team,
which is down from 'ill per-
cent (408-of-687) during last
season; freshman forward
John Fields is shooting 15.4
percent (8-of-lS) from the
i harity stripe
More yards per game that
former KCU running back
Tony Baker (1988-1985)
averaged than his son, N.C.
State's Toney Baker; the elder
Baker ran for 2,82.r yards in
44 games while the younger
Baker has 1,188 through 98
games; Toney Baker, who is
the state's all-time leading
rusher shares the
backfield with Greenville
native Andre Brown
They said it
The goal that we were trying
to accomplish was to go l-o.
The bottom line is we tailed and
we didn't get it done I failed
II a head coach, we failed as a
team and we failed as an offense
ami a defense
-Skip Holtz, ECU head coach
"Bight now we are definitely
looking forward to Marshall
heating Southern Miss I heard
some of the guys talking about
e-mailing "Ahmad" Bradshaw
to tell him that we need his best
performance coming up. We're
definitely rooting for Marshall
-Aundrae Allison, ECU wide
receiver
Kither you can have a pity party
for yourself, feel sorry and bow
your bead, keep your eyes to
the ground and mope around
or you can pick yourself up and
brush yourself off Stick your
chin up and chest out, stand tall
with what you are tying to do.
-Skip Holtz, ECU head coach
ECU's Inside Source
FOOTBALL PREVIEW
N.C. STATE VS. ECU
Pirates look to rebound
against Wolfpack
N.C. STATE SCHEDULE
SEPT. 2VS. APPALACHIAN ST.W, 23-10
SEPT. 9VS. AKRONL, 20-17
SEPT. 16AT SOUTHERN MISSL, 27-17
SEPT. 23VS. BOSTON COLLEGEW, 17-15
OCT. 5VS. FLORIDA ST.W, 24-20
OCT. 14VS. WAKE FORESTL. 25-23
OCT. 21AT MARYLANDL, 26-20
OCT. 28AT VIRGINIAL, 14-7
NOV. 4VS. GEORGIA TECHL, 31-23
NOV. 11AT CLEMSONL, 20-14
NOV. 18ATUNCL, 23-9
NOV. 25VS. ECU7:00 PM
KEYST
THE GAME
N.C. STATE
1.) Red-zone productivity
N.C. State, like ECU, has struggled in the red zone.
The Wolfpack have scored 22 times in 28 trips
inside the 20, but only 14 touchdowns. ECU has
30 scores in 38 trips and 19 touchdowns. State
must win this battle to put points on the board.
2.) Ball control
Rice beat ECU by running 82 offensive plays to
ECU's 52, keeping the ball away from James Pinkney,
Aundrae Allison and company. If N.C. State can
establish the running game against a Pirates defense
that was gouged for 458 yards of total offense last
week, the Wolfpack could come away with the win.
3.) One dimensional
If N.C. State can be balanced
the Jekyll and Hyde ECU j
dimensional, the Pack may I
has been inconsistent in
the run and pass in the same
away the pass and forcing
a patchwork and young
should be the game plan for I
on offense while forcing
offense to be one-
find success. ECU
establishing both
game. Taking
ECU to run behind
offensive line
Chuck Amato.
ECU travels to N.C.
State for regular-season
finale
RON CLEMENTS
SENIOR WRITER
Coming off what he called the
I "most difficult loss" of his coaching
career, Skip Holtz now must get his
team ready for its intra-state matchup
i with reeling N.C. State.
The Wolfpack, who are on a six-
game losing streak, lost Saturday to
' 2-9 North Carolina, but Holtz said his
team cannot afford to take the Wolf-
I pack (3-8, 2-6 ACC) lightly because
ECU's postseason chances are riding
I on the game.
"I know they've lost six games
in a row, but they're in every game
said Holtz. "They're a very talented
football team
Holtz said N.C. State's offensive
line is aggressive in its run block-
ing for Toney Baker and former
Greenville native Andre Brown.
Baker and Brown have rushed for a
combined 1,300 yards and all nine of
State's rushing touchdowns.
"The two tailbacks are two very
talented players and great players and
playmakers Holtz said. "They make
an awful lot of things happen. What
makes it very difficult to defend them
is they have five wide receivers that
are very good
The Pirates (6-5, 5-3 C-USA)
had trouble getting the Rice
offense off the field last week as
the Owls racked up 458 yards of
total offense, a season high for the ECU
defense. The 18-17 loss to the Owls
puts the Pirates in a must-win to secure
a bowl bid with a seventh win.
"It's got bowl implicit
tions Holtz said. "Get-
ting to seven wins almost
guarantees you one. Six '
wins makes you bowl-
eligible, but doesn't get
you into one. That's why number
seven is so important because 7-5
guarantees you a winning record
and there are going to be a number
of teams with six wins.
ECU safety Pierre Parker said the
added factor of proximity makes the
game even more important.
"It's a must-win, I mean an
in-state rival Parker said. "We
marked the game on our calen-
dar the first week of the season.
We just gotta go out and
get this win
Bouncing back against the Wolf-
pack won't be an easy task. ECU has
defeated N.C. State just nine times in
23 matchups, including a 52-14 drub-
bing the last time the two teams met in
2004. Holtz said his coaching staff met
for a "roundtable" discussion with
Athletics Director Terry Hol-
land to discuss the best ways to
overcome the frustrating loss at
Rice and prepare for another emo-
tional game in Raleigh.
"We met for two hours Sunday
night to discuss how to handle this
Holtz said. "We just sat around a
talked about how to overcome things
like this I thought we made a lot of
progress on how to handle it
Rumors are circulating that N.C.
State coach Chuck Amato may be
coaching his last game and questions
about his coaching future at his weekly
press conference Monday prompted the
coach to leave the room. The Pirates
may be able to take advantage of the
distractions surrounding the State
program, but Holtz said his team is
only focused on what they can control.
"I think it'll be an emotional
game for State Holtz said. "This
is very talented team that's lost some
close games. They're playing
hard and they're not laying
down. Some years you
have a horseshoe sitting
ECU SCHEDULE
SEPT. 2
SEPT. 9
SEPT. 16
SEPT. 23
OCT. 7
OCT. 14
OCT. 21
OCT. 28
NOV. 4
NOV. 11
NOV. 18
NOV. 25
AT NAVY
ATUAB
VS. MEMPHIS
VS. WEST VIRGINIA
VS. VIRGINIA
VS. TULSA
VS. SMU
AT SOUTHERN MISS
AT UCF
VS. MARSHALL
AT RICE
AT N.C. STATE
. L, 28-23
L, 17-12
W, 35-20
L, 27-10
W, 30-21
L, 31-10
W, 38-21
W, 20-17 (OT)
W, 23-10
W, 33-20
L, 18-17
7:00 PM
ECU
1.) Momentum
The Pirates cannot afford to let the expected raucous
crowd at Carter-Finley Stadium get into the game.
ECU must score early to swing momentum its way
and keep the Wolfpack fans sitting on their hands.
2.) Push the ball downfield
Skip Holtz has been conservative in his play-call-
ing on the road this season, and it came back to
bite him at Rice. Holtz must open up the playbook
and be aggressive against the N.C. State defense
if the Pirates want to get their seventh win.
3.) Pressure Daniel Evans
ECU ranks 90th nationally in sacks with 17. Evans has
just six touchdown.t passes to 11 interceptions
must force him to throw the
where he doesn't want to.
Conference USA with 25
and 15 interceptions.
"HI answer mts,ilwam to mvmaHtttoatout the
crisis in front of us, which is East Carolina University,
and what happened behind us. This is a season of
inches. You go back and look at it. There were times
they were there I'll take the responsibility on
winning, fit take the responsibility on losing. You've
never heard me and you never will hear me talk or
pointafinger at player or coach on my football team
AMATO
HOLTZ
"As far as the in-state rivalry it is huge We talked
with the team about it. They know a lot of guys on this
team and used to play with them in high school. There
are some natural things with this being an in-state rival
that are going to juice these players up and really get
them focused. That's going to be helpful after coming
off a loss like we did last week. For the coaches it is
a big game. It is an opportunity to play an ACC team
Rice slips away from Pirates grasp
opes.
Loss to Rice changes
bowl outlook
RON CLEMENTS
SENIOR WRITER
When Clark I'angmeier's 40-
yard kick sailed through the uprights
Saturday to seal an 18-17 win over
KCU for Rice, F.CU Head Coach
Skip Holtz said it capped the "most
difficult loss" he's ever been through
as a head coach.
"What made this one so hard
was everything that was on the
line said Holtz, who disclosed
that some players were still
emotionally upset and crying at the
team's meeting on Sunday. This
was a very painful loss for the team
for what they wanted to accomplish.
They're not satisfied with where we
were with six wins
With the loss, ECU (6-
5, 5-3 Conference USA) must
now hope for a Marshall win at
Southern Miss next week to land
the Pirates in the C-USA champi-
onship game on Dec. l. Marshall
(5-6, 4-3 C-USA) beat UTEP,
49-21 Saturday while Southern
Miss (7-4, 5-2 C-USA) held on to
beat UAB, 25-20.
Things started out well for the
Pirates, as they were able to take a 7-
0 lead on a five-yard James Pinkney
touchdown pass to Davon Drew after
both teams traded missed field goals.
Rice (6-5,5-2 C-USA) would tie
the game midway through the second
on a five-yard fade pattern from
Chase Clement tojarett Dillard, who
out-jumped Travis Williams tor the
touchdown. A Robert Lee field goal
gave ECU a 10-7 lead at halftone.
The Pirates had their oppor-
tunity to score more points in
the first half, and throughout the
game. A deep pass from Pinkney
to Allison was picked off by
Andre Downs. ECU attempted
just 17 pass attempts, and the
Downs interception was the only
time the Pirates attempted to push
the ball downfield through the
air. Holtz said the Rice defense
changed their coverage schemes
and held Pinkney to a season-
low 83 yards on 10-of-17 passing
with two interceptions.
The Pirates ran for 218
yards as a team, but Allison
said the lack of a passing attack
was frustrating.
"It's frustrating, especially to a
receiver said Allison, who caught
six passes for 39 yards. "We felt like
us not having that many opportuni-
ties to make plays, we let the whole
team down. At the end of the day,
it's a team thing, but the guys on
the receiving corps felt like we let
everybody down
Holtz said there was enough
blame to go around.
"We had our opportunities, and I
say we because we as a staff, we as an
offense, we as a defense, I don't think
anybody can point a finger at any-
body Holtz said. "There's enough
blame to go around. We had the
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THE EAST CAROLINIAN SPORTS
PAGE A7
RICE
continued from A6
opportunity and we were that close,
but we just didn't get that door
closed. I give Rice a lot of credit.
The made the plays down the
stretch to win the game
No play was bigger than
Rice's fourth-and-10 conver-
sion with under a minute
remaining. With the Pirates cling-
ing to a 17-15 lead and the Owls
faced with a fourth-and-10 from
their own 24, backup quarter-
back John Shepherd found
Dillard for a 40-yard
completion to set up the game-win-
ning kick.
Dillard and ECU safety Pierre
Parker each went up for the ball.
Parker, going for an intercep-
tion, had the ball go through
his hands and Dillard caught it
on the deflection. Parker said
had he to do it over again, he would
havejust slapped the ball to the Rice
Stadium turf"
"I had a chance to make a
big play, and I didn't come up
with it Parker said. "I let my
teammates down, the whole down
and we just got to bounce back. By
looking at it again, yeah, 1 wish I
would've just knocked it down, but
it happened and it's over
Rice had cut KCU's 10-7 halftime
lead to a point on a safety resulting
from a holding penalty in the end
zone. The Owls took their open-
ing possession into ECU territory
and a Clement pooch punt settled
inside the one. The next play, with
Pinkney in the shotgun,
Lance Neisz was flagged for
holding. Neisz, a 6-4, 317-
pound senior from Raleigh,
was filling in for an
injured Kric Graham.
The Pirates extended their
lead to 17-9 on a Chris John-
son 43-yard run. Brandon
Fractious and Johnson each ran
for 83 yards, with all of Fractious'
yards coming in the first half! Holt,
said he felt Johnson gave the team
more options against Rice in the
second half.
"We made the change just
because of what they were doing
to take away the passing game
Holtz said. "It was kind of a scheme
point. Brandon Fractious had run
for a lot of yards at that point, but
I expected a little bit more. I tried
to raise the bar and set a standard
tor Brandon Fractious that it's not
about just running for yards, and I
would have liked to see him break
some more tackles. We went with
Chris Johnson in the third
quarter for a little bit more of
big-play ability guy with his
speed. Then we got into the fourth
quarter and I just never went back
to him
Rice clawed back on a Joel
Armstrong run with 2:28
remaining. The two-point conver-
sion failed and ECU recovered the
onside kick. The Pirates were unable
to gain a yard before punting the
ball back to the Owls for their final
game-winning possession.
"I feel like we had a lot of oppor-
tunities to put the away, but we
just didn't capitalize on some of the
things that we had Allison said. "At
the end of the day you look back and
Rice is well-coached and
just executed better than us.
Athletically-wise, they don't match
up with us, but they came up with
the big plays at the end
This writer can be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian.com.
Pirates return home to face the Saints
STATE
continued from A6
on your backside and sometimes
everything goes against you. This
year they've kind of had every tiling
go against them, but you don't look
at them and say they're not very
talented.
Holtz cited the Wolfpack
defense as a sign of their talent.
The Wolfpack are 46th in total
defense nationally and are led
by 300-pound defensive tackle
Tank Tyler and senior linebacker
Pat Lowery.
Lowery leads N.C. State in
tackles with 95 and has 8.5 tack-
les for a loss. Senior linebacker
Garland Heath is second on
the team with 60 tackles. Tyler
stuffs the middle and has 47
tackles, with 7.5 tackles for a loss
and a pair of sacks. Martrel Brown,
a 6-2, 290-pound junior defensive
end from Maxton, leads the Pack
with six sacks.
"I look at Tank and these line-
backers, and their safeties at 6-2,
230, running downhill with line-
backer size at safety and I don't see a
lame team sitting over there Holtz
said. "1 see a very talented team
with one heck of a challenge light
now for us as a program with where
we are and where we aspire to get to
Kickofffor the game has been
moved from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. to
accommodate for a national ESPNU
broadcast.
This writer can be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian.com.
Basketball team splits
two-game road trip
RON CLEMENTS
SENIOR WRITER
Following a two-game road trip
in which the ECU basketball team
lost an overtime game at Richmond
before beating UNC Greensboro
Saturday night, the Pirates return
home tonight to face Limestone
College.
Head Coach Ricky Stokes said
he is encouraged by the way his
young team has played through
three games, but knows there is
still a lot of room for improvement.
Tin encou raged that they com-
peted hard said Stokes. "Naturally,
we made some mistakes, but 1 think
each game gives them more oppor-
tunity to get better, gain some expe-
rience and learn. We're having dif-
ferent guys step up different nights,
which is good. The more we have
more guys step up on a particular
night, the better we'll become
The Pirates fell at Richmond,
71-67, in overtime last Tuesday
before going on the road to defeat
the Spartans Saturday night, 72-
64. Courtney Captain led ECU
in scoring at Richmond with 22.
Darrell Jenkins, who led the team
with 22 points and 12 assists in
the season-opening home win
over Morgan State, rebounded
from a five-point effort against the
Spiders to score 19 at Greensboro.
Jenkins, along with junior Jeremy
Ingram, led the team in scoring.
"Jeremy has done very well
Stokes said of thejunior, who trans-
ferred from Wake Forest last year
and is averaging 12 points per game.
"He's come off the bench and given
us a boost with some instant offense
and rebounding. More than that,
he's given some leadership both on
the court and in the locker room
Ingram has not shown any
effects from his fourth knee surgery
of his college career, something
the 6-3, 190-pound guard said he
wanted to display.
Jenkins had eight rebounds while
Captain added 10 points and seven
rebounds for the Pirates, who out-
rebounded the Spartans, 46-37, and
held them to 35-percent shooting.
One of the reasons the Pirates
were able to keep UNCG's shoot-
ing percentage low was the defense
of 6-9 freshman John Fields. The
big frosh from Fayetteville has
been a flyswatter for the. Pjrates,
blocking five shots in the wrfiovir
the Spartans after rejecting four
against Morgan State. His pres-
Darrell Jenkins, a junior point guard has sparked the Pirates to a 2-1 record
averaging 20.5 points in 27 minutes per game. In ECU'S only loss, Jenkins
ence, along with 6-10 freshman
Gabe Blair, has the coach pleased.
" Fields is 6-9, he's long-armed,
he's athletic and I think he has great
timing and he's quick off his feet
Stokes said. "All those things help
him and he also has a good mindset
about it, protecting the lane, patrol-
ling the lane. He and Gabe give
us a nice compliment inside and
some stability as they get better
Tonight, the Pirates will face
a team they beat 87-54 a season
ago with Ingram going off for 25
points. Despite the success of last
season against the Saints, Stokes
said they are a team with talent.
"Limestone really spaces the
floor well and they have a tremendous
point guard who is averaging about
VAA Siudciiis!
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. During the two wins, Jenkins is
scored five points and fouled out.
20 points a game Stokes said. "They
have three guys who are averaging
double figures. They can really shoot
the basketball and are well-coached.
We're gonna have to defend the three
and get back in transition, and force
them to put the ball on the floor
This writer can be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian.com.
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The East Carolinian, November 21, 2006
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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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November 21, 2006
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