The East Carolinian, January 28, 2004






THE EAST CAROLINIAN
Volume 79 Number 109
Dorm rape spurs
safety concerns
More police to patrol White Hall
HOLLY O'NEAL
ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR
Police presence in and around White Hall will
increase following the rape of a female in her dorm
room early Monday, Jan. 19.
Sgt. Curtis Hayes of the ECU Police Depart-
ment said patrol officers are starting to monitor the
construction-ridden area surrounding White Hall
more closely. Foot patrolmen and residence hall
staff will check the dorm more often, and student
security plans to heighten awareness.
The ECU Police Department, housing depart-
ment and counseling center met the night following
the incident to discuss safety measures, said Janet
Johnson, assistant director for judicial and special
projects.
"Hopefully, students will be more observant
said Johnson.
"People are concerned because there wasn't a
lot of information about the attack
Police are investigating leads to apprehend the
suspect, described as a male wearing dark clothes, a
mask and gloves. Method of entry is unknown.
The suspect reportedly surprised the
19-year-old from behind in her door-
way as she returned from the restroom.
She was forced into the room at gunpoint, raped
and received minor injuries to her head with an
unknown object.
Signs warning dorm residents of tailgating
- when a person slips into a dorm behind some-
one who has opened the door with their key - were
posted inside White Hall, and residence hall staff
spoke to students about not allowing entrance to
strangers.
But Theresa Socha, sophomore middle grades
education major and resident of White Hall, said she
thinks the university isn't doing enough to protect
dorm occupants.
"1 feel less safe where I live now said Socha.
"It's kind of scary that something like this can
happen so close to where you live
Noisy construction, scant lighting and a
restricted walkway contribute to the apprehension
of living in White Hall, according to Socha.
"People can just walk in. And there's no police
here after you come back from downtown Socha
said.
There are safety precautions all students should
follow. Don't walk alone at night, always keep doors
locked, be aware of your surroundings and don't
allow strangers entrance to dorms.
This writer can be contacted
at news@theeastcarolinian.com.
WEDNESDAY
Winter weather complicates travel
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Steps in front of Joyner East remained frozen Tuesday afternoon after a two-day ice storm hit Greenville.
Students bundled up and braved the cold, icy conditions around campus after classes resumed at noon on Tuesday.
Residence Hall Association sponsors blood drive
Blood supply at lowest
point in 10 years
TABATHA JAMES
STAFF WRITER
Every January, the Resident
Hall Association sponsors a
blood drive to benefit the eastern
North Carolina blood banks.
Today and Thursday in
Mendenhall Student Center
from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. students,
faculty and staff are encouraged
to donate blood.
"The goal this January is to
get 100 pints of blood per day
to help the blood supply said
Debbie Page, account manager
for Pitt County.
The blood received from
this drive goes to support the
Mid-Atlantic Regional Blood
Bank, which supplies blood for
54 hospitals. Pitt County Memo-
rial Hospital is one of the major
hospitals in need.
"I make a point to donate
blood as often as I can because
I know first hand how a single
pint can save the life of a loved
one said Michael Griffin, senior
communication major.
This year, trauma cases and
accidents occurred frequently, so
the demand for blood is high,
but the supply is low. Page said.
"Type O donors are the first
line of defense for trauma vic-
tims said Dr. Tom Lugas. "Until
a blood type can be verified,
Type O is used to keep victims
alive because it can be transfused
safely for all blood types
During the holiday season,
see DRIVE page A2 ECU students and faculty sacrifice time and comfort to replenish supplies.
Parking and Transportation rezone College Hill Drive
Thirty-seven spaces
made available to
College Hill residents
JUSTIN MOORE
STAFF WRITER
ECU Parking and Transpor-
tation Services made 37 more
spaces available to College hill
residents with A2 permits this
semester.
The East side of College Hill
Drive, left as you go up the hill,
was rezoned earlier this month
to help cut down on the student
parking shortage.
Mike Van Derven, director
of Parking and Transportation
Services, said at the beginning
of the semester it became appar-
ent that parking shortages were
abundant.
"We still have waiting lists at
this time said Van Derven.
In response, zones were
changed and signs were erected
to accommodate the growing
number of enrolled ECU students
living on the hill.
"Yeah, there are more spaces,
but they're not for Dl permits
said Ryan Troutman, freshman
undecided major.
"Freshmen are the majority
of residents up here
Freshmen who hold Dl per-
mits are allowed to park in the
Dickinson Avenue lot.
The 37 new spaces won't help
students who hold these permits.
The new spaces will only accom-
modate residents with A2 per-
mits who have 25 or more credit
hours.
Van Derven said many stu-
dents don't understand the situ-
see PARKING page A2 Thirty-seven spaces were rezoned on the Hill.
Hopper receives
Crichfield award
Faculty memteradvocates for deaf
LUKE SPENCER
STAFF WRITER
In a tribute to her competence in her fiekl, professor
Mindy Hopper wasawarded the North Carolina Association
of the Deaf s John E. Critchfield Award.
Hopper, coordinator of ECU'S master level Deaf ami
Hard of Hearing Certificate program within the College of
I himan Ecology's School of Social Work, was notified of her
selection in December.
TheCritchfield Award isoneof the top honors given by
the NCAD each year in recognition of outstanding service
to the deaf community, according to Hopper.
"Personally, I was shocked, tickled and touched
when I was presented with this award said Hopper.
Hopper was selected as a recipient based on her work
with the North Carolina Registry of Interpreters for the
Deaf Licensure Study Committee and her diligent work
toward the passage of the North Carolina Interpreting
Licensure Bill.
The Licensure Bill is designed to assure qual-
ity interpretive services to the 731,000 deaf, hard of
hearing, and deaf blind citizens of North Carolina.
Hopper also serves on the Fast North Carolina School
of the Deaf I luman Rights Committee and was appointed
by North Carolina Governor Mike Easley to two different
organizations serving the interests of North Carolina's deaf
community.
She was instrumental, as part of the Hurricane Fkiyd
Hope Project, in organizing the production of a video
designed to raise awareness of the special needs of the deaf
and hard of hearing in instances of natural disaster.
"This award tells me that 1 cannot stop. My goal is to
encourage people to devekip a positive attitude towa rd learn -
ing about our deaf culture and community Hopper said.
"Advocacy is of an i mportance to making progress with
our participation and contribution in the larger society
This writer can be contacted
at news@theeastcarotinian.com.
Poverty Awareness
throughout January
The national poverty rate was 11.7 percent in 2001, and it rose to 12.1 percent in 2002.
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NEWS
ERIN RICKERT
News Editor
HOLLY O'NEAL
Assistant News Editor
news@theeastcarolinian.com
252.328.6366
Announcements
Career Readiness Workshop: Job Search
Career Services offers a workshop on searching all types of opportunities
such as part-time employment, internships and permanent positions
Workshop will be Thursday from 12:30 p.m -115 p.m. in 1014 Bate
1980s Lecturer
The Student Union Spectrum Committee presents 1980s rock music
lecturer Barry Drake Thursday from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m in Hendrix
Theater.
Graduate Test Prep Courses
The College of Business (Office of Professional Programs) will offer review
courses for the GMAT, GRE and SAT exams this spring.
For more information or to register please call 328-6377
GMAT courses will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays,
Feb 5 - March 4, from 6:30 p.m - 9 p.m. Cost is $195 due by Jan. 29
GRE courses will be on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Feb. 4 - March 3, from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Cost is $195 due by Jan 28
SAT courses will be on Saturdays. Feb 21 - March 20. from 9 a.m. - noon.
Cost is $125 due by Feb 13
Childhood Chronic Illness Presentation
Julie Baines, MD. will speak on "The Best Time of Their Lives: Camping
for Children with Chronic Illness" Fnday from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. in
2E92 Brody
Co-ops and Internships Workshop
Career Services presents a session to assist students looking for co-op
and internship opportunities Monday, Feb 2 from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. in 1012
Bate
Job Fair Workshop
Career Services presents a workshop to inform students how to get
the most out of a job fair Thursday, Feb 5 from 12:30 p.m. -130 p.m. in
1003 Bate
Childhood Diabetes Presentation
Anton Lewis Usala, MD, Department of Pediatrics, will speak on the
recognition and treatment of co-existing endocrine problem in children
with diabetes Presentation will be Friday. Feb 6 from 12:30 pm. -1:30
pm. in 2E92 Brody
Women In Academic Medicine Seminar
The Office of Academic and Faculty Development present a
seminar on women in academic medicine Tuesday, Feb. 10 from
8:30 am - 4:15 p.m. at the Ironwood Golf and Country Club Call 744-
3420 for more information
Language Arts Conference
The College of Education will sponsor the Mary Lois Staton Reading
Language Arts Conference Friday, Feb 13 from 8 am - 4 p.m in the
Greenville Hilton The conference will feature newspaper columnist and
author Susie Wilde, children's author Pansie Hart Rood and 25 sessions
on literacy issues Contact Susan Ranson at 328-6830 for registration.
Latino Hispanic Education Conference
The College of Education and the North Carolina Center for International
Understanding hosts the first LatinoHispanic Education conference on
Thursday. Feb 26 at 830 am in the Greenville Hilton Contact the Division
of Continuing Studies at 1-800-767-9111 for registration
Computer Virus
ECU Information Technology Security reports a new form of malicious
software named "Beagle" spreading quickly throughout the campus
computer network The virus represents a threat to personal data More
details, including actions to take, are available at the top of the "Latest
Virus Threats" list Web site at httpwwwsarc com.
Volunteers Needed
The Literacy Volunteers of Pitt County need individuals to tutor English as
a second language to adult immigrants Knowledge ot a second language
is not necessary Sessions will be Friday. Feb 6 from 630 pm. - 930 p.m,
continuing to Saturday. Feb 7 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m at 504-A Dexter St
Contact Sharon Schlichting at 353-6578 for more information
Directory Correction
The 2003 - 04 campus directory listing for the School of Communication
is erroneously listed as 328-4284 The main office number is 328-4227,
and all administrative offices are housed in Joyner East, not Erwin as
indicated.
Summer Study Abroad
An opportunity to study abroad in Ghana and receive class credit is
offered May 20 - June 9 Contact Seodial F H Deena at 328-6683 for
more information
Paper Person
The person at the top ol todays paper is Crakj McKeel. sophmore physical
fitness major
News Briefs
Local
High court ruling could affect
five N.C. death row Inmates
RALEIGH (AP) - The US Supreme
Court's decision to consider ending
the execution of killers who were
under 18 when they committed their
crimes could affect five men on North
Carolinas death row.
Two are among the state s most
notorious convicted killers Francisco
Tirado. convicted of a double murder
that was part of gang initiation, and
Kevin Golphin, convicted in the
murder of a state Highway Patrol
trooper and a sheriff's deputy
North Carolina law allows people to
be executed for crimes committed
when they were as young as 17, said
Keith Acree. spokesman for the state
Department of Correction Younger
people can be executed if they
commit a murder while behind bars
for another murder, he said.
Tirado, 22, was 17 when he was
involved in a double murder that was
part of a gang initiation. Acree said
Although news reports at the time
of the murders indicated he was 18,
state records show he was bom in
April 1981. making him 17 at the time
of the August 1998 shootings
Tirado was one ol three people
sentenced to death for the execution -
style murders of Susan Moore and
Tracy Lambert The two were
abducted near Lambert's home in
Hope Mills, taken to a field in rural
Cumberland County, forced to kneel
and shot in the head.
NC House co-speakers back
special session on OLF
RALEIGH (AP) - A special legislative
session to debate the Navy's
proposed landing field in Washington
County gained steam Monday when
the state House co-speakers
endorsed the idea
Co-Speakers Jim Black, D-
Mecklenburg, and Richard Morgan,
R-Moore. announced they backed
another session, which could examine
how to alter a 97-year-old state law
giving the federal government the
supreme authority over what to do
with land for the proposed site.
The Navy wants to ultimately purchase
some 30,000 acres of land in the
eastern county to allow Navy pilots
to practice aircraft earner landings
The military said concerns of landing
field opponents already have been
addressed Two lawsuits have been
filed to try to block the site's use
In a joint statement, Black and Morgan
said the General Assembly "must
take whatever steps are available
to ensure that we have an adequate
and ongoing discussion with the
Navy, which will hopefully result in the
selection of a more suitable location
that better serves the interests of all
parties involved"
National
Homeland Security
says mandatory background
checks starting soon
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland
Security officials say a government
plan to check all airline passengers'
backgrounds before they board a
plane could be implemented by this
summer.
It's such an urgent prionty that the
government will order airlines to
provide background information on
their customers to test the program,
Homeland Security Undersecretary
Asa Hutchinson said Monday.
In an interview with The Associated
Press, Hutchinson said he wants
to begin testing this spring. His
spokesman, Dennis Murphy, said
the plan could be fully operational
by summer
The Computer-Assisted Passenger
Prescreening System, or CAPPS
II, would screen all passengers by
checking that information against
commercial and government
databases. Each passenger would
Greenville developments
under scrutiny by officials
"Council members met with the Ferguson Group last week
Ferguson Group, City
Council plan budget
KRISTIN DAY
STAFF WRITER
Members of Greenville's City
Council met with the Ferguson
(iroup to discuss plans for the
new year and review their Capi-
tal Improvement Plan in their
Thursday meeting.
Leslie Moingo, Ferguson
Group partner and senior associ-
ate Shirley Seiclell, recommended
the council make the southwest
bypass and the lllth Street con-
nector their number one concern.
Mozingo and Spcidell said
the police department's wireless
infrastructure and improvements
to West Greenville and Green Mill
Run should be their next priority.
I lie council expressed con-
cern lor the traffic backups caused
when trains block the roads lor
long periods of time.
Moingo and Speidell sug-
gested working on the railroads
with a "legislative type angle
Marvin Davis, city manager,
was apprehensive that the rail-
roads would not be improved
soon and the council was con-
cerned about how much money
they would receive to get all they
needed done.
Speidell said she knows the
city needs more than SI million,
but because they're asking for
more, they might get less.
Speidell also said there are
towns still waiting on funding
for projects they suggested years
ago, and Greenville may have to
wait until others get served.
"It'sall about waiting in line
said Speidell.
Davis also discussed the
year's Capital Improvement
Plan. Along with other concerns,
he addressed building parking
decks downtown. These decks
would be lour levels and possibly
contain shops.
Davis admitted that in other
places parking decks aren't fully
paying for themselves, but the
council agreed that due to plans
of motels and other projects
downtown, the decks will soon
be a necessity.
The council said there will
be general funds for it, and if the
plan goes into effect, they could
pre-lease spaces.
The council and Ferguson
Croup agreed that the project
could not be finished by Septem-
ber, but they would continue to
discuss it.
Davis and the council talked
about improving the town com-
mons, storm drains, affordable
housing, fire and rescue and the
new Pepsi plant.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeoUcorolinian.com.
be given one of three color-coded
ratings
Suspected terrorists or violent
criminals would be designated "red"
and forbidden to fly Passengers who
raised questions would be classified
"yellow" and would receive extra
security screening Most would be
"green" and simply go through routine
screening
Judge calls Schwarzenegger's
$4 million campaign loans Illegal
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov Arnold
Schwarzenegger broke a slate law
during the closing weeks of the recall
race when he took out $4.5 million in
bank loans to help his cash-starved
campaign, according to a preliminary
ruling from a superior court judge
If Monday's decision is upheld, the
governor could be forced to pay back
the loans out of personal funds.
�The judge has agreed with us in
a strongly worded position that
these loans were illegal said
attorney Lowell Finley, who filed a
lawsuit in October attempting to
stop Schwarzenegger from funding
his campaign with bank loans that
could be paid back by donors after
the election.
Finley said that tne ruling from
Judge Loren McMaster could spark
sanctions from the California Fair
Political Practices Commission
an agency that recently threatened
LI Gov. Cruz Buslamante with a $9
million line because of campaign
infractions.
World
Egyptian, U.S. diplomats try to
restart Mideast talks; Settlers
reject Sharon dismantling plan
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Egypt's
foreign minister met with Palestinian
leaders Tuesday to push for a halt to
Palestinian attacks against Israelis, a
first step toward restarting talks over a
stalled international peace plan.
Also, a Jewish settler leader said
Tuesday that Prime Minister Ariel
Sharon wants to dismantle several
settlements in the West Bank and
Gaza Strip with the consent of
residents.
In exchange, the government would
guarantee that no more settlements
will be dismantled until there is a final
peace deal with the Palestinians, said
Shaul Goldstein, deputy chairman of
the Settlers' Council.
Goldstein said settler leaders rejected
the proposal, which was presented
Monday by a senior official from
Sharon's office.
Auschwitz survivors appeal
for world peace on 59th
liberation anniversary
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) - Auschwitz
survivors gathered at the Nazi death
camp Tuesday, the 59th anniversary
of its liberation, and appealed for
world leaders to seek peace and
renounce racism.
Twenty survivors were joined by
600 town residents and Polish and
Israeli officials at a monument to the
victims of the Auschwltz-Birkenau
camp.
"We.appeal to you, who make the
law and hold the power, please do
all you can to abandon discords
and conflicts said Jozef Matynia, a
survivor reading a speech on behalf
of the others.
"May xenophobia, hatred, racism
and anti-Semitism never destroy the
friendly coexistence of the nations
he said.
"May the evil of genocide and
Holocaust at Auschwitz-Birkenau
never find a place on Earth again
Between 1 and 1.5 million mostly
Jewish prisoners perished in gas
chambers or died of starvation and
disease at the camp outside of
Oswiecim before it was liberated by
advancing Soviet troops on Jan. 27,
1945 Six million Jews were killed in
the Nazi Holocaust.
Drive
from page A1
Pitt County Memorial Hos-
pital had to cancel some
elective surgeries because of the
lack of blood.
Page said the current blood
supply is at a 10-year low.
Students and faculty are
strongly encouraged to donate.
Those interested in donat-
ing must remember to bring
your drivers license or One Card
for identification.
It's important for drive par-
t icipants to eat an adequate meal,
drink plenty of fluids before and
after the donation, be at least
17 years of age and weigh
110 lbs according to
Page.
Students living in residence
halls are strongly encouraged
to donate, because the Red
Cross will give an award to
the hall with the highest
student, donations.
"The winner of the 'blood
war' will also receive a pizza
party, compliments of the
Residence Hall Association
said Sharlene Piovilns, junior
sociology major and president of
the Residence Hall Association.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian. com.
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ation could be worse.
"Most universities don't even
have Ireshman parking Van
Derven said.
Now ECU has plans for a five-
story dorm on the hill that will
take over at least 114 spaces that
currently exist.
"We have plans to add
more student spaces on
14th Street when the time
comes Van Derven said.
This writer can be contacted at
news&theeastcarolinian. com.
Drizzle, freezing rain continues to fall in NC
RALEIGH (AP) � Drizzle
and light freezing rain fell across
portions of Northarolina early
Tuesday to add more winter
misery for motorists and nearly
60,000 chilly utility customers
without power.
The slate Highway Patrol
advised motorists to stay off roads
until conditions warmed up and
many school systems across the
state remained closed. " too slow
is not bad in these type of condi-
tions said one trooper.
Six people have died in
weather-related vehicle ac c iclenls
since the winter storm first hit
Sunday, authorities said.
A 10-year-old child died in an
accident on Interstate 85 about 8
p.m. Monday, said Henderson
Police Chief Glen Allen. The
department handled SO to 75
accidents Monday night, he said.
Most were blamed on a combina-
tion of ice and excessive speed.
"We obviously don't usually
get that many accidents he said.
"It pretty much overwhelmed all
of our emergency services
Peter Ashenden with Lizard
Lick Towing f Recovery said he
had also stayed busy, getting only
three hours sleep before heading
back to work Tuesday.
"We've had about 30 calls
since last night he said lues-
day morning as he tried to right
a green Ford Kxplorer that flipped
on U.S. 64 near Wendell.
"People don't slow clown for
nothing
Progress Energy reported
that about 20,000 of its roughly
1 million North Carolina cus-
tomers were without electricity
as of 6 a.m. Tuesday, mostly in
the southeast part of the
state, after ice-laden branches
snapped and fell on power
lines. The utility had 10,500
outages in Columbus County
and the rest were scattered in
Rladcn, Brunswick, Pender and
Kobeson counties, said spokes-
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Now it's time to hear from voters in New Hampshire
C:ONCORD,N.H.(AP)�John
Kerry and I loward Dean elbowed
their way toward the finish line
of the New Hampshire primary
campaign on Tuesday as Demo-
cratic presidential rivals vied
for victory and the campaign
momentum it would bestow.
"I vote my conscience. Unlike
Howard Dean, I've fought in a
war and I know the responsibili-
ties of commander in chief, of
how you send young men and
women off to war said Sen.
John Kerry of Massachusetts
in an unusual jab at his closest
pursuer in the polls.
"I think what we need in
Washington is somebody who's
going to stand up and say what
they think Dean said in an
appearance on the same NBC
"Today" program.
"It may not be popular and it
may not always be politic, but I
think a lot of people have given
up on this country and we want
to give them hope again
Sens. John Edwards and Joe
I.ieberman and retired Gen.
Wesley Clark also made their
final appeals in a race that
blended campaign oratory with
hundreds of candidate pancake
breakfasts, lunchtimc diner
stops and supper-hour chili
feeds. All of it was spiced by
an estimated $9 million worth
of television advertising.
Secretary of State William
Gardner estimated the primary
would draw 184,000 voters,
and the candidates greeted some
of the early risers.
"I hope I've earned your
vote Kerry told voters at a
school in Manchester.
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22 national convention del-
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about his judgment in the Middle East foreign policy.
test to pick a Democratic chal-
lenger for President Bush. On
Wednesday, the calendar turns to
seven states that hold
primaries and caucuses on Feb. 3,
with 269 delegates at stake.
The first New Hampshire
votes were cast in ritual fash-
ion shortly after midnight in
the northern hamlets ot Dixvillc
Notch and I lart's Location.Clark
had 14, Kerry eight, Edwards
and Dean four each, and I.ieber-
man one.
"The preliminaries are over
Edwards told a theater full of
supporters Monday night.
"Tomorrow you pick a presi-
dent
Before winning the Iowa
caucuses last week, the Kerrv
campaign had been "on the
endangered species list the
Massachusetts senator acknowl-
edged. This time, it was Dean
who campaigned for a surprise
finish.
"I'm not sure it's a dead
heat, but it's close and it's clos-
ing very fast said the former
Vermont governor, struggling to
steady a campaign off balance
since the Iowa caucuses and a
highly animated appearance
before supporters.
After the heated exchanges
of Iowa, the final eight days of
the New Hampshire campaign
were mild by comparison.
Scarcely a jab was thrown in a
debate last week, as if the can-
didates decided that Iowa voters
had punished Dean and Rep.
Dick Gephardt for an outbreak
of attack politics.
Gephardt dropped out
of the race on the day after
the caucuses, and New Hamp-
shire has historically sent also-
rans to the sidelines as well.
Given the stakes, the civility
wore thin in the last day or two
of campaigning.
"foreign policy experi-
ence depends on patience and
judgment Dean said on
Monday.
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judgment he said in a continu-
ation of his challenge to Kerry's
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weapons of mass destruction were found in Iraq.
Bush administration doubts
weapons' presence in Iraq
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White Mouse said Tuesday
"it's too soon to draw firm
conclusions" ahout whether
Iraq possessed weapons of
mass destruction, an issue
the Hush administration once
was so confident ahout that it
was cited as a justification for
waging war.
The issue was injected into
the presidential campaign
when retired chief U.S. weapons
inspector David Kay said he had
concluded, after nine months
of searching, that deposed
President Saddam Hussein did
not have stockpiles of forhid-
den weapons. Confronted with
Kay's statement, administration
officials declined to repeat their
once-ironclad assertions that
Saddam had them.
"Wc need to let Iraq survey
group complete its work, to draw
as complete a picture as pos-
sible presidential spokesman
Scott McClellan said.
"then we can compare what
we knew before with what we
learn from the Iraq survey group.
But their work is ongoing
"Clearly, the intelligence
that we went to war on was
inaccurate, wrong said Kay, in
an interview with NBC's Tom
Brokaw,
Democrats pounced on
Kay's conclusion as evidence
that President Bush duped the
nation about a principle reason
for going to war.
Campaigning in New Hamp-
shire, Sen. John Kerry, seeking
the Democratic presidential
nomination, said Bush had
misled the people.
"When the president of the
United States looks at you and
tells you something, there should
he some trust. He's broken every
one of those promises the Mas-
sachusetts senator said.
Howard Dean, another
Democratic candidate, said,
"The White Douse has not been
candid with the American people
about virtually anything with
the Iraq war
White House press secretary
Scott McClellan said, "Obvi-
ously, we want to compare the
intelligence from before the war
with what the Iraq Surve) Group
learns on the ground. But the
first step is to let the Iraq Survey
Group finish their work so the
intelligence' community can
have as complete a picture as
possible
McClellan said the inspectors
should continue their work "so
that they can draw as complete a
picture as possible And I hen we
can learn�it will help us learn
the truth
Kay, meanwhile, was called
to appear Wednesday at a public
hearing ot the Senate Armed
Services Committee .iiul agreed
to attend.
Senate Minority I e.uler Inm
Daschle demanded an inves-
tigation, either by the Senate
Intelligence Committee or an
independent commission, Into
the "administration's role In the
intelligence failures leading up to
the war with Iraq
Sen. joe I iehcrman. another
Democratic candidate cam-
paigning in New Hampshire,
also urged an investigation or
congressional bearings "on the
intelligence that some of us saw
directly, and the statements thai
the administration was making
and the emphasis the adminis-
tration was putting on weapons
of mass destruction
Vice President Dick Cheney,
meeting in Rome with Italian
Premier Silvio Berlusconi, did
not answer when a reporter asked
if he felt prewar intelligence was
faulty.
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eral deficits will total nearly $2.4
trillion over the next decade, the
Congressional Budget Off ice pro-
jected Monday, a worsening of
nearly $1 trillion since its last
forecast in last August.
According to numbers
obtained by The Associated
Press, Congress' nonpartisan
fiscal analyst also projected that
the red ink would hit a record
$477 billion this year.
Though the report envisions
next year's shortfall dipping to
$362 billion, the estimates are
sure to become ammunition In
3 the election-year fight over red
� ink. Already, Democrats are hit-
ting President Bush for the stark
reversal from huge surpluses of
just three years ago, while con-
servative Republicans are criticiz-
ing him for excessive spending
as well.
"The president wants to go to
Mars, and he's got deficits going
to the moon said Sen. Kent
Conrad of North Dakota, top
Democrat on the Senate Budget
Committee.
Treasury Secretary John
Snow, in a speech delivered
via satellite to a conference in
London, repeated the admin-
istration's committment to cut
the deficit in half- toward a size
that is below 2 percent of gross
domestic product over the next
five years.
"Make no mistake: President
Bush is serious ahout the deficit
Snow said.
All the congressional projec-
tions assume the president and
Congress will not cut taxes or
increase spending an unlikely
scenario, particularly with
control of the White House
and Congress up for grabs this
November.
The report's short-term pro-
jections were in the neighbor-
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budget office's last report five
months ago.
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office projected cumulative
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was $98cS billion worse than it
estimated last August, and $3.7
trillion deeper than it projected
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While this
isn't meant
to bash the
administra-
tion, its intent
is to provide
a wakeup
call. For
future refer-
ence, student
safety and
wellbeing
should be a
primary
concern.
There has been a build-up of blunders by the
university's administration in recent weeks.
Two of them, in our opinion, show what seems
to be a blatant disregard for students' welfare
- beginning with the first day of the spring
semester.
Outside the Cashiers office, students formed
lines to pay tuition nnd fees and collect their
refund checks.
Now, if you've been on this campus for at least
one semester, you know this line extends out-
side and is outrageously long. Unfortunately for
students, the first day of classes also marked
the first snowfall of the season.
With the steady snowfall and the chilling
weather, one would assume the university
would make preparations for students to
stand inside.
The Cashiers office is a large building, and it
would have been practically effortless for offi-
cials to have students form a line going up the
stairs - instead of through the outside doors.
In their defense, they did provide coffee - too
bad students had to wait a half an hour in the
freezing cold before they could get into the front
doors to have some.
The second blunder occurred Tuesday, when
they cancelled only a half day of classes, leav-
ing students to bear harsh conditions in order
to attend class
Facing a campus virtually cemented in ice, stu-
dents bumped, slid and skidded their way to
class facing bruises, injuries and car accidents
so officials wouldn't have to think too hard and
reschedule another day of classes.
If university officials expected students to go
to class in these conditions, they could have
at least plowed the ice or put down more
sand so the ice could be safely walked upon
- although we did notice plenty of sand in front
of the Whichard and Spilman buildings - so
administrative walkways were taken care of.
While this isn't meant to bash the administra-
tion, its intent is to provide a wakeup call. For
future reference, student safety and wellbeing
should be a primary concern.
The purpose of TEC's opinion pages is to invoke
conversation in ECU'S community. To respond to an
opinion on this page, please send your letter, with your contact
information for verification, to editor@theeastcaroliniaacom.
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AM; JDA VANNESS
ASSISTANT PHOTO EDITOR
President George W. Hush
has a new proposal to send
astronaut! into space so they
can explore Mars and "extend a
human presence across our solar
system
this new proposal will cost
hundreds of billions of dollars.
Bush said, "we choose to explore
space because doing so improves
our lives and lilts our national
spirit
My life and spirit have not
been improved due to the explo-
ration ot Mars. Mas he spirits will
be raised if we get our troops out
of Iraq and hack to safety here
in America.
I think this proposal is
ridiculous.
Hundreds Of billions of dol-
lars spent in order to send people
into spate and try to put life on
Mars.
Hush said the moon "con-
tains raw materials that might
be harvested and processed into
rocket fuel or breathable air Hut
why should we go into space to
harvest soil from the moon?
We have enough problems here
on Earth, as it is, so why try to
civilize a new planet in order to
i ause more problems?
People are dying every day
in America in other countries
bet ause of the problems we face
- the diseases, hate and starva-
tion, to name a few. We need
to solve these problems before
creating another environment
for problems to take over.
Is this a race that America is
taking part In? Ho we want to be
the "ultimate" ones who civilic
Mars? The U.S. has a budget defi-
cit now ol $500 billion. America
is only going further into debt by
binding spate exploration.
Why not use the money to
restore our budget, find cures
to the many diseases we are
faced with, improve education
in inner-city areas or help the
unemployed find jobs or help
the many homeless people we
have living on the streets?
These problems are much
more important than going
to space.
Bush said the benefits of
sending people into space will
advance weather forecasting,
communication, computers,
search and rescue technol-
ogy, robotics, and electron-
ics. I think we could advance
other more beneficial things,
than the "benefits" Bush men-
tions.
I don't know anyone who'd
move to Mars -1 know I would
not. I can see how space explo-
ration was a big deal in 1969,
when Kennedy was in office.
Nobody had been into space,
yet we sent Americans to walk
on the moon. We're in 2004
now, and many people have
been into space
The excitement is over. I
think we need to use the bil-
lions of dollars to improve
Karth, rather than trying
to domesticate red dust and
rocks.
In My Opinion
NCAA bylaws need revision
TONY ZOPPO
ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
leremv Bloom just wants to
play hall. Jeremy Bloom also
just wants lo ski - professionals
Normally, this isn't a problem,
but when you play football to
the tune of the NCAA rules, it's
a big problem.
Bloom is a wide receiver and
return kicker for the University
ol Colorado and has been doing
both that and skiing on the
World Cup irtuit. However,
he lias been doing so at his own
expense.
I lu- problem comes in
bet ause the NCAA has rules
against accepting endorsements
while still an amateur athlete
I be) 've ruled lor now that
Bloom cannot both play football
lor Colorado and accept lunds for
skiing. However, this kid Is differ-
ent from all those others wanting
to play sports professionally or hit
the bank as quickly as possible
- he does it because he loves both
games
"From the time I was nine
yean Old, I've dreamed of win-
ning a gold medal lor our country
in the Winter Olympics Bloom
said.
"Unfortunately, at this time,
I can no longer realistically
attempt to follow thisdrcam with
the restrictions that exist under
current NCAA bylaws
I his is a t rime. We're talking
about a kitl who plays football
in college - and plays it damn
well, might I add-and is a phe-
nomenal skier who wants to
participate in the Olympics tor
our own country. He took two
gold medals in the 2003 world
championships and last year
i.iuglH 17. passes for t.S6 yards
and one touchdown.
How many times do you
see those stats in the same sen-
tence? I know this is a tough
rule for the NCAA to get rid of
or even bend, but something
needs to be done for all of the
Jeremy Blooms out there. It's
up to them to decide what, but
this kid deserves a chance to be
everything he can possibly be,
whether it's on the football field
or the snow banks.
MEGHANN ROARK
HEAD COPY EDITOR
The six-month-long journey
ended on Jan. S, and the scru-
tiny of President George W. Bush
by America began. His plans
entail getting rid of the spate
shuttle and minimizing the space
station, freeing the lunds instead to
establish a base on the moon and go
to Mars.
But why all the fuss?
This is merely a gimmick by
Bush, according to America, to kick
oft the election year by uniting the
nation.
The Washington Post ran a
parody that said, "The Bush admin-
istration wants to send some of
us to the moon unless congres-
sional ridicule becomes too much
to bear
And in the Iowa debate on
Jan. 11 Dennis Kucinich said Bush
wanted to go to Mars to find weap-
ons t f mass tlest rut t ion.
However, an Associated Press
poll showed the majority of Ameri-
cans rather the $500 billion be
spent on domestic needs proof
that there's no political advantage
to his plan.
Kven if election time weren't
near, a skeptical America would
still forget we're the leaders in tech-
nological advancement when they
hear the price tag $500 billion.
Immediately such selfish
thoughts are provoked as "What
about us here on earth?" and "What
alxjut our problems?"
Thanks to our space program,
people are Using longer. Inventions
Include medical imaging, which lets
doctors see incredible, clear images
insidethelxxly. American ingenuity
can tie given credit forearthermoni-
eters, vision screening systems and
smoke detectors.
There will beaS percent increase
in NASA'sbudget, which is presently
less than a measly I percent of the
entire lederal budget. People who
object to i his spending are the same
people who would have rioted when
they heard about the money used to
fund (Columbus' lyage r i ailed the
Wright brothers insane.
Don't they realize that without
exploration we'd still lie living like
cavemen?
the Mars mission exemplifies
how humanity would be much
less accomplished without the
exceptional need to excel beyond
what's perceived as normal which
is America's.
Who but America could pull off
defeating the 2( lib century's king of
terror, Saddam Hussein? Who but
America could successfully prevent
terrorism within out country after
overcoming Sept. II and excel In
economic growth?
Who but America would pro-
vide support for our enemies after
thousands are killed In an Iraiium
earthquake and, In the s.nne year,
still manage to land without failure
on Mars with hopes to broaden the
horizons of humanity?
And who but America would still
11 mi something to complain about?
Americans should feel lut k b i
say the very least - that they're alive
to witness the next step in world
civilization.
After all, isn't progresswli.it lilc's
all alxiut?
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Cheney meets pope, rallies U.S. troops
AVIANO, Italy (AP)�Pope
John Paul II, a staunch oppo-
nent of the war in Iraq, greeted
Vice President Dick. Cheney on
Tuesday with a peace message.
Cheney, meanwhile, spent the
last day of his European trip
rallying U.S. troops in the war
against terrorism to "take the
fight to the enemy
"The mission going forward
is still difficult, still danger-
ous Cheney told soldiers and
military family memhers In a
crowded hangar on Aviano Air
Base in northeast Italy. "We will
rememher every life lost with
honor
The troops were in camou-
flage and some waved small
American flags. In the hangar
was a F-16 fighter jet and a Black
Hawk helicopter.
From Aviano, Cheney was
headed to nearby Vicenza,
home of the 173rd Airborne
Brigade, where he was to give
another speech and meet with
20 troops who have just returned
from Iraq. Cheney wife's, Lynne
Cheney, planned to meet with
military families.
Cheney was on the final
day of his five-day trip to
Europe, where he attended the
World Economic Forum, met
with government leaders and
delivered two foreign policy
addresses - one In Switzerland,
the other in Rome.
Before leaving Rome for
Aviano, Cheney visited with
Pope John Paul II, who gave him
a message calling for interna-
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"I encourage you and your
fellow citizens to work at home
and abroad for the growth of
international cooperation. The
American people have always
cherished the fundamental
values of freedom, justice and
equity the pope told Cheney.
The hand of the pontiff,
who suffers from Parkinson's,
trembled as he read the short
greeting.
Cheney, who was seated on
his right, presented the pope
with a dove made of glass,
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his hand.
He gave Cheney a set of 20
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daughter Liz silver rosaries and
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exploded 73 seconds after lift off.
Announcements
Films
The Student Union Rims Committee presents Pieces ol April today at 7
p.m Thursday at 10 p.m Friday at 7 p.m. and midnight, Saturday at 9:30
p m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Under the Tuscan Sun is showing today at
9:30 p.m Friday at 9:30 p.m Saturday at 7 p.m. and midnight and
Sunday at 3 p.m. All movies are free with valid ID and are located in the
Hendrix Theatre. For more information call 328-4700.
Rock 'N Roll Presentation
The Student Union presents a multi-media presentation on 1980s music
by Barry Drake on Thursday. Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Hendrix Theatre. This
event is free.
'Dance 2004'
The School of Theatre and Dance presents Dance 2004. an annual
event combining ballet, modem dance, jazz and tap, on Jan. 29 - Feb.
4. For tickets, call the McGinnis Theatre Box Office at 328-6829 or the
Central Ticket Office at 328-4788.
Religious Arts Festival
The School of Music presents La Nativlte du Seigneur with organist
Colin Andrews, artist Dr. Charles Chamberlain and narrators David Crean
and Steven Dock on Thursday. Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. in St. Paul's Episcopal
Church on 401 E. Fourth St. This event is free.
Art Lecture
Artist Ernest Shaw will give a lecture on Friday, Jan 30 at 5 p.m. In
Speight Auditorium. A reception will follow the event in the Gray Gallery.
This event is free.
Jazz At Night
The Student Union presents Jazz at Night directed by Carroll Dashiell on
Friday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m in Mendenhall Student Center Tickets can be
purchased at the Central Ticket Office, 328-4788.
Jazz Concert
The School of Music presents the ECU Jazz Ensemble A and the ECU
Wind Ensemble in Concert directed by Carroll V. Dashiell Jr. and Scott
Carter on Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. in Wright Auditorium. This event is free.
Travel-Adventure Film Series
The Travel-Adventure Film and Theme Dinner Series presents Bermuda -
Gem of the Atlantic on Tuesday, Feb. 10 The film highlights the Bermuda
Islands, which lie 570 miles south east of North Carolina In the Atlantic
Ocean. For tickets, call the Central Ticket Office at 328-4788.
Jazz At Night
The Student Union presents Jazz at Night directed by Carroll Dashiell on
Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. in Mendenhall Student Center. Tickets can be
purchased at the Central Ticket Office, 328-4788
Top Fives
Top five movies
1. The Butterfly Effect
2. Along Came Polly
3. Win A Date With Tad Hamilton
4. Big Fish
5 The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Top five singles
1. �HeyYaOutKast
2. The Way You Move OutKast
3. 'You Don't Know My Name Alicia Keys
4. "Slow Jamz Twista featuring Kayne West & Jamie
Foxx
5. "Milkshake Kelis
Top five albums
1 SpeakerboxxxThe Love Below. Outkast
2. The Very Best ofSheryl Crow, Sheryl Crow
3 The Diary of Alicia Keys. Alicia Keys
4. Shock'n Tall. Toby Keith
5. Closer. Josh Groban
Top five DVDs
1. Out of Time
2. Underworld
3. SWAT.
4. American Wedding
5. Uptown Girls
Top five TV programs
1. "NFC Championship game FOX
2. "C.S.I CBS
3. "Friends NBC
4. "E.R NBC
5. "C.S.I Miami, CBS
Top five books
1 The South Beach Diet. Arthur Agastson Rodale
2. The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
3 The South Beach Diet Good Fats Good Carbs
Guide. Arthur Agatson Rodale
4. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White
House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill, Ron
Suskind
5 Angels & Demons. Dan Brown
I have a crush on you
Which celebrity do you
have a crush on?
CARRIE MORGAN
SOPHOMORE BROADCASTING
MAJOR
"Johnny Depp because he's sexy"
Students
swoon over
celebrities
RACHEL LANDEN
SENIOR WRITER
Although your bedroom wall
may not be plastered with posters
of celebrities, you probably can't
deny at least a slight fascination
with the famous.
The entertainment industry
rakes in billions of dollars every
year, yet movie tickets and music
albums aren't nearly enough.
Glossy magazines featuring beau-
tiful bodies and handsome faces
fill newsstands everywhere, and
tabloid TV reports on the latest
celebrity gossip.
There's no doubt people are
interested in, even obsessed, with
celebrities. These days it seems as
though appearance, more so than
actual talent, have a lot more to
do with popularity.
"Anna Kournikova is so bad at
tennis, but so nice at everything
else said Justin Cobb, sopho-
more Spanish major.
"She gets more applause when
she bends over to pick up a ball
than when she hits it
In fact, although she didn't
make People magazine's list of
the 50 Most Beautiful People
of 2003, Kournikova is a big hit
among many guys,
Halle Berry Is knottier female
considered crush worthy by the
male population. In fact, Berry
graced the cover of People mag-
azine's annual Most Beautiful
issue last year.
Fellow Oscar-winner Nicole
Kidman also made the list, and
ECU students agree with People's
choice.
"I think she's statuesque
said Matt Collins, senior politi-
cal science major.
On the other end of the spec-
trum from glamorous Kidman is
girl-next-door and former ECU
Pirate Sandra Bullock.
"Sandra Bullock is the most
beautiful human being put on
this earth said Jake Stewart,
freshman professional acting
major.
"She's dorky, and dorky is
hot
Also topping the list of celeb-
rity crushes are "Friend" Jenni-
fer Aniston, Pretty Woman Julia
Roberts and Teen People's Choice
Female Hottie for 2003, Beyonce
Knowles. Knowles also came in at
number one on VHl's list of the
100 Hottest Hotties.
Ranking slightly below
Beyonce on the VII1 list is 2003's
Choice Male Hottie, Ashton
Kutcher. While guys agree on the
ti meless beauty of his significant
other, Demi Moore, girls drool
over Hollywood's newest it-boy.
Apparently, the beautiful
people tefid to stick together.
The other half of many of these
female celebrity crushes made
People's list and VHl's count-
down. Ben Affleck, Brad Pitt and
Will Smith are popular choices
among the so-called experts, as
well as ECU students.
"Will Smith is a beautiful
man, a beautiful specimen
said Karen Monroe, freshman
chemistry major.
"Will Smith in the blue suit
in Bad Hoys 2 - wow
Other males In the spotlight
and girls' hearts alike tun the
gamut from cuties Matt Damon,
Matthew McConaughey and
I lugh Grant to the slightly edgier
Justin Timberlake, I.ECooiJ and
Ed Norton.
"Norton is hot, and he
is always the bad guy in the
movies said Nazenin Oz.kan,
freshman neuroscience major.
Age and attitude are obviously
a matter of taste. Hollywood icons
Mel Gibson and Robert Redford
received a seal of approval from
many college girls.
After all, if "Sex and the
City's" Carrie Bradshaw can
date an aging playboy played by
real-life Russian dancer Mikhail
Baryshnikov, then why shouldn't
a 20-something crush on the
former Great liatsby!
And just because Tom
Hanks didn't make the Beautiful
or Hottie list doesn't mean he
isn't on one student's list.
"Tom Hanks has really nice
hair said Stephanie Hnatty,
sophomoret0pipiFli?cTgr,iphv
major.
"I like the curls around the
1970s and 1980s bit
Like it or not, you can't help
but love them - celebrities, that
is. Maybe it's their popularity,
maybe it's their personality, but
chances are it's just pure physical
attraction.
After all, they're some of the
most beautiful people and the
hottest of hotties.
This writer can be contacted at
features&theeastcarolinian. com.
DAVENIOLA
JUNIOR BUSINESS
MANAGEMENT MAJOR
"Paris Hilton, she's the kind of
wholesome girl you can take
home to mom plus she's rich"
GINGERBEA HARVEY
SOPHOMORE
BROADCASTING MAJOR
"Colin Farrell, because he s
a mysterious bad boy who
looks like he'd be kind of
rough. And I like his accent"
JOEY CONN
JUNIOR CONSTRUCTION
MANAGEMENT MAJOR
"Hillary Duff she's short.
blonde, and she's everything I
want in a 17 year old! Also, she
has spunk, I like that
Dance program celebrates 20 years
ECULoessin Playhouse
keeps tradition alive
in 'Dance 2004'
USA TUMBARELLO
STAFF WRITER
Dance 2004, a production
from the School of Theatre and
Dance, offers audiences a fun and
eclectic evening of celebrated
choreography and dancing.
The show exhibits a variety
of dance techniques and dis-
ciplines sure to appeal to both
dance enthusiasts and newcom-
ers alike.
After auditions were held and
dancers were chosen, rigorous
practicing took place to ensure
quality and perfection. Now,
weeks later, Dame 2004 is ready
to take the stage.
"I've seen first hand the time
and dedication it takes to put on
a show like this, and I feel that
everyone should support the
effort of their fellow students
and staff said Isaac Fouls, junior
pre-med major.
This year marks the 20th year
Dance 2004 is performed. Start-
ing with its first performance
in 1984, ECU has provided
exceptional quality in its perfor-
mances through choreography
and talented performers.
Jeff Woodruff, managing
director for the School of The-
atre and Dance, said the show
is different than the typical
mold of-dance performances.
The show isn't a long ballet type
performance, and it's not a snort
performance either.
The variety of the show
appeals to those who like dance
because they'll get to see all of
the different styles.
The seven pieces featured in
Dance 2004 encompass cutting
edge ballet, abstract modern,
Dance 2004, the new ECULoessin Playhouse production, combines Jazz, ballet and tap,
rhythmic tap, high-energy
hip-hop and jazz and even a
tango piece. The pieces hit the
audience's different emotional
levels and change the mood
from light to serious to energetic
throughout the show.
"I'veseen both Broadway and
off Broadway shows, but never an
all dance show, so this would be a
new experience for me; it sounds
interesting said Taft love, soph-
omore communication major.
Every year Dance 2004 fea-
tures a guest artist. This year's
guest is Elie Lazar, artistic direc-
tor of the Joffery Dance Ensem-
ble. Lazar has years of experience
under his belt, which is one of the
reasons that his choreography is
so sought after.
I.azar appeared with such
companies as the Israel National
Ballet Company, the Israel
National Opera and the New
Jersey Ballet. Also, he has choreo-
graphed for Ruth Mitchell Dance
Theatre and Japan's Kumamoto
Ballet along with others.
In 2000, Lazar formed his
modern ballet ensemble by
organizing and training dancers
from the Joffery Ballet School.
Under his direction, the Joffery
Dance Ensemble has acquired
international acclaim. Look for
l.azar's styles and choreography
featured in "Innocent Tryst" in
Dance 2004.
Among other choreographers
with featured work in Dance 2004,
is Galina Panova. Panova, a widely
acclaimed dancer and choreogra-
pher, joined the ECU School of
Theatre and Dance as an Assistant
Professor in August 2003.
Panova received some of the
highest honors in the dance
world and danced with some
of the most recognizable names
in the industry. In 1967, Panova
won the gold medal at the Varna
les jaz,
Dance 2004
Thursday, Jan. 29 -
Tuesday, Feb. 3
All shows at 8 p.m
except Sunday at 2 p.m.
McGinnis Theater
Tickets are $7-$12. Call 1-300-
ECUARTS lor more information.
International Ballet Competi-
tion. This highest honor in the
dance world is often said lo be
the "Olympics of Dance
Panova also danced with
other famous men including
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rudolf
Nureyev and Alexander (iodu-
nov. Her experiences performing
many principal roles and chore-
ography for major companies led
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THE EAST CAROLINIAN � FEATURES
28-04
Computer viruses plague students
Installing anti-virus software helps
keep your computer healthy
JENNIFER BOWLES
STAFF WRITER
If you are an IVCUgl! computer user, you might
not know the difference between a virus and a
Moral, hut each tan wreak havoc on your system
it it's not properly protected.
In general terms, a virus usually arrives as an
e-mail attachment and hegins its destruction after
being opened. Worms are sneakier. Trojan horse
worms are named because they disguise themselves
inside of software.
"A worm is a com-
puter program which,
when ran, finds other
computer! that have
a vulnerability and
breaks into them
across the network
said Taron Mattocks,
University Help Desk
team leader.
"It then copies
itself over, starts itsrlt
running on the new
host, then does the same thing from there
I .ist year, the MSHIaster worm slipped through
a security hole in certain versions of Windows
and spread so quickly that very few systems were
immune, including those with working firewalls.
It is not uncommon to have to reformat a hard
drive to get rid of viruses and worms that have
gone unchecked.
Students should be very careful about opening
e-mail attachments even when they appear to be
sent from people they know and trust. Some viruses
transmit themselves by spreading to everyone in an
e-mail address book.
It is entirely possible to receive a virus attach-
ment from a friend's computer, even if your friend
doesn't know that they have a virus or that it was
sent to you. Then, your own computer becomes
infected.
One of the best defenses is to install an updated
anti-virus program and keep it updated.
"To avoid spreading worms, students need to
keep their machines up to date as much as possible
Mattocks said.
"Students have the ability to keep their
machines virus free. All current ECU students,
faculty and staff can download a copy of Syman-
tec Antivirus Corporate Edition for their home
machine free of charge by visiting ECU'S down-
load Web site
A system may be infected if you notice odd or
unreliable behavior when using the computer. This
doesn't prove that the system is infected, but it does
indicate something that needs attention and may
need intervention.
Often the search lor an infection leads to find-
ing corrupted or damaged files or applications, or
even incipient system problems, which have noth-
ing to do with a virus infection.
More than 60 vulnerabilities to instant mes-
saging networks have been published. They range
TOURNAMENT
TIME!
You could represent ECU at Regional Competitions in
BOWLING � TABLE TENNIS
Tournament winners will be awarded trophies and the opportunity to represent
ECU at regional competitions to be held at University of Tennessee - Knoxville
the weekend of February 20-22, 2004. All expenses paid by Mendenhall Student
Center.
ARE YOU THE BEST?
If you think you could be, we want to give you the opportunity to find out!
Bowling
Thur Jan. 29 6:00 p.m
The Outer Limitz
Mendenhall Bowling Center
(Men's and Women's Divisions)
4i
Table Tennis
STy Fri Jan. 30 6:00 p.m.
&srj Mendenhall Social Room
(Men's & Women's SinglesTeam Divisions)
piuk'kv.
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There is i $2.00 registration fee for each tournament. Registration forms are available at the
Mendenhall Billiards Center, and THE OUTER LIMITZ Bowling Center located on the ground floor of
Mendenhall Student Center. Call the Recreation Program Office, 328-4738 for more information.
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Brought to you
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AS SEEN ON MTV!
BUA will be appearing at East Carolina University
on February 3rd 2004 af 7pm at the Hendrix Thea-
ter on the ECU campus. BUA will be giving a slide-
show, which will include never before seen draw-
ings and paintings as well as "back in the day"
photos from his B-boy years. BUA will also talk
about his limited edition "BUA shoe" by PF Flyers, a
specialty line by New Balance, due out in Spring
2004 and his involvement as the visual consultant
and spokesperson for the new Playstation game
'NFL Street
Don't miss this once in a lifetime
chance to meet BUA and his distorted
world of Urban Realism.
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The evening is a
FREE
EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
The show will be followed by a poster signing and ECU'S
breakdance organization, DROPHEAVY. BUA will be intro-
ducing his newest release "The BoomBox" and autographing
'The Block' for the first time on the East Coast. Posters such
as "El Guitarrista "Piano Man II "The DJ" "BUA420"
and more will be available for $20.
Brought to you by your ECU Student Union Visual Arts Committee
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Virus
from page B2
from security holes that can be
used to crash IM clients In denial
of service attacks to those that
allow attackers to install and
run malicious code remotely on
computers.
"It seems like there really
is some kind of new computer
virus or worm or whatever
you call them going
around every week said Lucas
Ireland, freshman undecided
major.
"1 try to he really careful
when I use my e-mail
For more information about
keeping your computer healthy,
call the Student Help Desk at
328-4968.
This writer can be contacted at
features@theeaslcarolinian.com.
Squeezetoy rocks Pirate Underground
Squeezetoy gave a free concert to students on Saturday,
Jan. 24 in Mendenhall's Pirate Underground.
Dance
from page B1
her to ECU to share her gift.
In DtVKI 2004, Panova is
featuring a tango dance piece.
"Color Tango Magic" will surely
add a little exlra spice and flair to
this already fantastic line-up.
Other features in the show
include a hot tap numher, "Soles
Afire featuring choreography
by Clarine Powell. Theater and
dance are combined in, "What's
The Point choreographed by
Patti Weeks.
In "Infinity Road choreo-
graphed by Tom mi (ialaska,
high-energy hip-hop and ja
offer tun-loving entertainment. A
contemxrary medley of gospel and
grunge make up, "Inside Out cho-
reographed by Amanda Oakley.
Also featured in Dance 2004
is "Play Party which was cho-
reographed by Joseph Carow.
With all of the enjoyment
of dance offered in this year's
show, there's no reason to miss
it. There's something for dance
enthusiasts of all levels. So come
celebrate 20 years of dance at
ECU with Dance 2004.
This writer can be contacted at
features@theeastcarolinian.com.
MEET THE SISTERS
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The
Treasure
Chest
2
The Treasure Chest is a monthly series devoted to the common challenges that college
students face throughout the year. It is written by the Center for Counseling and Student
Development, located at 316 Wright Building. Far further information, please contact The
Center at 328-6661.
The new semester offers a new perspective Tor students. Below are some lips to help students do well
academically and personally this semester. Some students are pleased wilh their academic progress, and are
planning to progress further this semester. I hese Students have some idea of how to do well, and know how to
resolve issues that might get in the way of their progress.
TIPS:
� Keep your goals in mind.
� Continue to stay organized.
� Don't let other people's agendas or problems gel in Ihe way of your progress. It is possible to be a
good friend and still do well in school.
Some students did not do as well as they had hoped Tall semester These students are coming back to school
with a variety of feelings and expectations. Some of them do not sec school as a priority and are feeling OK
about their academic work.
TIPS:
Ask and answer the follow ing questions:
� Why am I here?
� What are my goals?
If you have difficulty answering these questions, contact The (enter lor Counseling and Student Development
or Career Services. Others feel that they tried very hard in the fall, and so are not sure what to do differently
this time.
TIPS:
� Be honest with yourself. How much time did you really spend studying?
� Learn more effective study skills through workshops al Ihe Counseling C enter or through seeing an
individual counselor.
� Get organized; use a calendar, plan for study time, create a "game plan" for the semester.
� Talk to successful students and find out how they do it.
Others know where they fell short in the fall, and hove made themselves promises to do better this lime.
TIPS:
� Take an honest inventory of your priorities last semester.
� .lot down reminders to yourself so you don't make the same mistakes twice.
� Recruit help; there arc plenty of other students nho arc in the same boat. Kind those who also �an
to do better and encouragesupport each other along the way.
Some students have personal difficulties to deal with this semester. Maybe new family problems arose over
the holiday break, or a relationship is not working out as well as they had hoped.
TIPS:
� When you are thinking about a personal problem and you need to start concentrating, ask yourself
this question; is there anything I can do about this problem right now?
� If the answer is "no then move on to something you can do something about like school.
� If the answer is "yes" then do it, or decide to do it later and move on.
� If you continue to worry, write the problem don n on a piece of paper. Write dow n all the facets of the
problem, and how you feel about it. This should get the problem out of your head, and onto a piece of
paper. You can always schedule time to worry later.
� Talk to a friend who can add a different perspective.
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THE EAST CAROLINIAN � FEATURES
1-28-04
Names in the News
IKRT) - Looks like Art Gartunkel was
singing a tune out ot Peter, Paul &
Mary's songbook Thai would be
puffing the magic dragon: The
62-year-old singer was busted for
mariuana possession after his limo
was pulled over for speeding in
Upstate New York
According to the Daily Freeman of
Kingston, a state trooper smelled
pot when he stopped the limo.
which Garfunkel was driving alone
� Dude, if you can afford a limo why
not spend a few extra bucks for a
driver? � around lunchtime Saturday
The trooper did not recognize the
G-man even though Garfunkel was
kind enough to inform him he was a
groovy celebrity
Garfunkel, who faces a $100 fine, is
scheduled for a Wednesday court
appearance But he doesn't have to go:
He has the choice of sending a lawyer
or responding to the charge by mail
LOVES LEGAL WOES
She was once a decent rocker and
a pretty dam good actress, but these
days the only thing Courtney Love is
famous for are her brushes with
the law According to the Smoking
Gun Web site the latest has the
beleaguered Hole frontwoman
being sued by a California law firm
that claims she owes $228,926 for
her 2001 lawsuit against record
company Universal to release her
from her contract
According to the suit, filed in Santa
Barbara Superior Court. Love paid the
firm a $50,000 retainer but ignored
subsequent bills No comment from
the firm. Cappello & McCann, or
Love's reps
THE STUDIO AND THE DRUG
BUST
Warner Bros executive Scott Rowe
said Thursday that this week's drug
bust of two men who work on the
studio's lot did not occur on the set of
"Friends as reported in the London
tabloid the Son. but across the street
The cast and crew of the hit NBC
sitcom "didn I know it happened said
Rowe vice president of corporate
communications for Warner Bros
A newsstand employee and a janitor,
suspected of selling marijuana and
cocaine, were taken into custody by
the Los Angeles Police Department
earlier this week The report in the
Sun. which said that members of the
"Friends" cast and crew looked on in
shock while the two were handcuffed
was "erroneous, false and untrue
Rowe said "There were no drugs on
the set No talent, production or studio
executives were involved
TIMBERLAKE GETS LITERARY
He'll be all of 23 years old next
week; he's wined and dined not
only Britney Spears but Cameron
Diaz; oh, and he's had a few hit
singles. So we are sure Justin
Timberlake has a boatload of
experience to draw upon for his
life story Yep. the former Mouseketeer
has signed a deal with London's
Transworld Publishers, a division
of Random House, to publish
his autobiography According
to MTVcom. the wunderkind
shopped around the untitled book
af the recent Frankfurt Book Fair,
getting seven-figure o'fers. But
he was coy at the time, responding to
press queries with, "I have no idea. I
have no clue
IS DIDDY A CHEAP DADDY?
The mother of one of Sean "P.
Diddy" Combs' babies said Diddy is
skimping on child support Testifying
in Family Court in New Rochelle, NY.
Misa Hylton-Brim said she gets a
measly $5,000 a month from Combs
for 10-year-old Justin Her lawyer said
she needs the money for expenses,
including private school, a full-time
nanny, and round-the-clock security.
Who doesn't?
Hylton-Brim said her cause is
justified, given that Diddy shells out
$30,000 a month for his 6-year-old
son, Christian, whose mother is
model Kim Porter. No comment from
Diddy's attorney.
CROCODILE DUMB DEED
Australia s Office of Workplace
Health and Safety said it will
not file charges against Crocodile
Hunter Steve Irwin over a Jan.
2 stunt in which he toted along his
month-old son while feeding a croc.
The agency said there's no evidence
Irwin did not have control over the
baby
Hungry?
& Free Food!
Is your stomach growling and your roommate
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Sports Briefs
Rodriguez named as captain
Alex Rodriguez was appointed captain of the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
In town to accept the American League MVP award, Rodriguez met for
five hours In the hotel suite of Rangers owner Tom Hicks, with general
manager John Hart and manager Buck Showalter joining in. Texas
agreed last month to a deal that would have sent Rodriguez to Boston
for Manny Ramirez, but the trade was contingent on A-Rod agreeing
to restructure his record $280 million, 10-year contract. The players'
association vetoed the proposal made by Boston, saying it would have
reduced the deal's value, and the trade collapsed.
Mlckelson breaks losing streak
Phil Mlckelson beat Skip Kendall on the first playoff hole Sunday in the
Bob Hope Chrysler Classic.The victory ended an 18-month winless
streak for Mlckelson. Mlckelson, making his 2004 debut, closed with
a 4-under 68 to match Kendall (65) at 30-under 330. Mickelson, 6-1 in
playoffs, earned $810,000 for his 22nd PGA Tour victory.
Rivers named MVP
Morth Carolina State quarterback Philip Rivers earned MVP honors at the
Senior Bowl on Saturday. Rivers completed 12 of 19 passes for 213 yards
and directed all his team's scoring drives in the Souths 28-10 victory
over the North in the game which serves as an NFL audition for college
seniors. Rivers was one of six quarterbacks participating in the event.
Possible top pick Eli Manning skipped the event.
Fans Protest sale
Some 30 people protested the proposed sale and move of the New
Jersey Nets to Brooklyn, NY, on Sunday outside the team's home
arena.The protest came two days after the Nets' current owners agreed
to sell the franchise to Brooklyn developer Bruce Ratner for $300 million.
Chicago to build soccer stadium
The Chicago Fire agreed to a deal Sunday that would give the MLS team
a&Q million stadiunvof jtaown-ln suburban Chicago.The proposed
stadium would seat 20,000-25,000 and house the club's offices and
training facilities. The Fire hope to move Into the new building in the
spring of 2006. Since their inaugural season in 1998, the Fire have
played mostly at Soldier Field, the home of the NFUs Chicago Bears.
Motorcycle rider In fatal accident
A motorcycle rider was killed during a qualifying race, flying over the
handlebars and crashing while his parents watched from the stands at
Qualcomm Stadium. Jason Ciarletta, 19, died Saturday night at the AMA
Supercross. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. There will be an
autopsy Monday, the medical examiner's office said.
Bulls put Gill on Injured list
The Bulls placed Kendall Gill on the injured list Sunday with a strained
right Achilles' tendon, snapping the guard's consecutive game streak at
138. Chicago activated forward Chris Jefferles, who had been sidelined
with a sprained left ankle. Gill was injured late in the fourth quarter of
Chicago's 106-93 loss to Dallas on Friday night. The 35-year-old Gill has
averaged 10.2 points In 43 games this season. His streak dated to March
27,2002, when he was with the Miami Heat. Last season, he played in all
82 games with the Timberwolves.
Jazz waive center Grant
The Utah Jazz waived center Paul Grant. Grant was approaching the
end of his second 10-day contract with the Jazz, who would have been
obligated to pay him for the season if they didn't waive him before the
contract came up. Grant did not play in Utah's 93-86 loss to the Los
Angeles Lakers on Saturday. He played in 10 games for the Jazz and
averaged 2.5 points and 1.7 rebounds The 7-foot center was originally
signed by the Jazz on Jan. 1 and waived on Jan 6. He was signed to a
10-day contract on Jan. 8 and signed to a second 10-day contract on
Jan. 18.
Rams hire Stock to replace April
The St. Louis Rams hired Mike Stock as special teams coach on
Saturday Stock held the same job for the past three seasons with the
Washington Redskins. He replaces Bobby April, who wasn't offered a
new contract. The Redskins were fifth in the NFC in kickoff returns (22.5
yards) and kickoff return coverage (20.6 yards). Chad Morton ranked
sixth in the NFC with a 23.4-yard return average. Stock has 39 years of
coaching experience, 14 in the NFL He also was special teams coach
for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1995-2000 Slock played fullback at
Northwestern under coach Ara Parseghian. leading the team in rushing
in 1959 and 1960.
Clemens gets mixed reception
Roger Clemens received a mixed reception of boos and cheers Sunday
night when he picked up an award at the annual New York baseball
dinner Clemens was making his first high-profile appearance in New
York since deciding earlier this month to end his brief retirement and
sign with the Houston Astros. His reversal was criticized by some
Yankees fans. Clemens, who spent five seasons with the Yankees,
received the Toast of the Town award from the New York chapter of the
Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Shaq close to returning
Shaqullle O'Neal went through a light practice Tuesday and might play
in the Los Angeles Lakers' next game after missing the last 12. The
Lakers (26-15) host Seattle on Wednesday and Minnesota on Friday. Karl
Malone. meanwhile, isn't expected to return until after the All-Star break,
so he will probably miss another nine games with a right knee Injury.
O'Neal has been sidelined since straining his right calf Jan. 2 in the
second quarter of a 111-109 loss at Seattle. He missed two games in late
November because of a similar injury. O'Neal was examined Tuesday
morning by a team doctor and cleared to practice.
Lady Pirates too hot to handle
Willis muscles in for a shot
against the Charlotte 49ers.
Women remain
unbeaten in
Conference USA
ERIC QILMORE
STAFF WRITER
The women's basketball team
took care of business Inside Wil-
liams Arena at Minges Coliseum
Sunday by defeating Charlotte
80 - S5.
ECU used a huge second half
in outlawing the 49ers by 23
after the intermission. ECU held
a slim two-point margin going
into the half. The l.ady Pirates
won eight in a row and 12 of
their last 13.
The Lady lirates(14-4,5-0) saw
big games from senior forward
center Courtney Willis and
junior guard Jennifer Jackson.
Willis, who went into the game
averaging nearly a double-double
at 17.8 points and 9.8 rebounds,
finished with a game high of 26
points and nine rebounds. Willis
scored the majority of her points
in the second half pouring in 22,
after battling foul trouble in the
first half.
Willis shot 11-14 from the
field in just 25 minutes.
Jackson picked up the scoring
slack in the first half when several
l.ady Pirates went to the bench
with foul trouble. Jackson fin-
ished the day with a season high
of 24 points, including three 3-
pointers. The junior guard scored
11 of the team's 28 points in the
first half. Jackson also grabbed
nine rebounds, including live
on the offensive end.
Shanita Sutton grabbed a
career high of 10 rebounds,
which helped ECU overwhelm
Charlotte rebounding. The Lady
Pirates held a decisive 56 - 35
advantage rebounding, includ-
ing a 20 -12 margin in offensive
rebounds. Coach Baldwin-Tener
was pleased with her team's effort
rebounding.
"Wewere crashing the boards,
especially in the second half. 1
thought we did a much better job.
I think we had nine at half time
and there were a lot of second and
third opportunities we got in the
second half that paid off for us
said Baldwin-Tener.
The offensive rebounds led to
14 ECU second chance points.
It was a big day for Courtney
Willis who, with her 26 points,
passed two former Lady Pirate
players in career scoring. Willis,
now ninth all-time for career
scoring, moved past Sarah Gray
Willis backs down a defender
on her way to the basket.
and Alma Beatha. The majority of
Willis's points came in the post
where ECU held an outstanding
46 - 20 point advantage in the
paint.
Freshman guard Keisha
Anthony, who averaged 15.4
points over conference play, had
a miserable day from the field
going 0-7 but dished out a career
high eight assists.
Charlotte (11-7, 4-1) was
led by 18 points by star guard
Peaches Harris.
No other 49er scored in
double figures as l.ady Pirates
were in their faces defensively
all afternoon.
The Lady Pirates will play
Charlotte again when they travel
to conclude conference play on
l'eb.27.
Two Pirates scored for the first
time this season as all 13 players
saw action for the second time
this year.
Senior forward Angela Sye
notched three free throws and
grabbed three rebounds in just
five minutes of action. Sye was
initially expected to be out for
the season due to a knee injury,
but rehab went well. She's played
sparingly since her return.
Sye was redshirted and missed
part of her sophomore year and
entire junior year because of her
injury.
Guard Shakira Clarke also hit
a jumper for her first points of
the year.
Clarke was added to the roster
mid-season after enrolling in the
spring semester due to complica-
tions from differences in school
schedules, being from Canada.
The l.ady Pirates are off to
their best start in more than
20 years. The 1980-81 women
started off at 15 - 3.
Coach Sharon Baldwin-Tener
is making history in her second
year since taking over the
troubled squad. Baldwin-Tener
coached throughout the season
while pregnant with her first
child. The baby, Luke, is due in
mid-February, and Baldwin-
Tener plans to be on the sideline
for each game.
Baldwin-Tener knows her
team, which was picked to finish
11th by conference coaches, is on
the verge of something special.
"I'm really excited for our
team today. That was something
I told them in the locker room.
The thing is, it just gets a little
tougher as we go along Bald-
win-Tener said.
The attendance was 876.
see WOMEN page B6
ECU'S Jessica Jackson takes a shot over a Charlotte defender
during the Pirate's eighth straight fifth straight C-USA victory.
0
Charlotte Box Score
VISITORS: Charlotte 11-7,4-1 C-USA TOT-FG 3
Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT
SMIN
4-7
2-4
6-17
3-12
1-5
2-4
1-6
04HOEY,Tiffanie
12 DANIELS, Sakellie
25 HARRIS, Peaches
30 LEAGUE, Monica
34 DAVIDSON, Andrea
05 UPCHURCH, Kysah
14 COOK, Leslie
20 JOHNSON, LaShanta
23 SUMPTER. Brittany
33 WILLIAMS, Courtney
40 BROWN, Pam
52MANDIC.Ivi
TEAM 2 3 5
Totals 22-66
27
0-0
0-0
1-4
0-0
0-0
0-1
2-8
0-4
1-5
0-0
1-6
0-4
0-0
0-0
0-2
0-0
0-0
0-2
4-6
0-0
1-3
0-0
0-0
0-0
0-0
0-0
2-2
0-0
08 8
1 1 2
5 4 9
0 0 0
0 3 3
0 1 1
0 0 0
1 1 2
0 0 0
0 0 0
3 2 5
00 0
FT REBOUNDS
PF TP ATOBLK
8 1 2 0 0 34
4 2 0 0 0 27
18 1 3 0 0 31
6 1 2 0 1 33
4 0 1 0 0 16
4 2 0 0 1 8
3 0 0 0 0 13
4 0 2 0 0 9
0 0 0 0 0 3
0 0 0 10 6
4 0 3 0 0 19
0 0 0 0 0 1
4-30 7-13 12 2335 26 55 7 13 1 2 200
TOTAL FG 1st Half: 9-26 346 2nd Hall: 13-40 32.5 Game: 33.3 DEADB
3-Pt FG 1st Half: 3-15 20.0 2nd Half: 1-15 6.7 Game: 13.3 REBS
F Throw 1st Half: 5-9 55.6 2nd HaH: 2-4 50.0 Game: 53.8 2
HOME TEAM: East Carolina 14-4,5-0 C-USA TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS
Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK
SMIN
03 COOPER, Viola2-5 0-3 2-3 2 2 4 0 6 5 10 0 32
04 POWELL. Tamekia3-9 0-2 0-0 0 4 4 2 6 110 1 30
25 WILUS, Courtney11-14 0-0 4-4 4 5 9 3 26 1 3 0 0 25
33 JACKSON, Jennifer8-17 3-8 5-6 5 4 9 4 24 1 2 0 0 31
42 SUTTON, Shanita2-5 0-0 0-2 2 810 4 4 1 1 0 0 18
12 MANN, Meredith0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
15 CLARKE, Shakira1-1 0-00-00000200001
21 ANTHONY. Keisha0-7 0-3 0-2 0 2 2 1 0 8 3 0 2 20
22 HORTON, LaToya1-5 0-0 1-1 3 2 5 0 3 0 10 0 12
24 BISHOP, Alisha0-20-12-20110211009
34PANKEY,Samantha1-1 0-0 0-0 112 0 2 0 0 0 1 10
54 SYE, Angela0-00-03-42131300005
55HELLABY.Soraya1-2 0-0 0-1 0 11 1 2 0 10 0 6
TEAM 1 5 6
Totals 30-683-17 17-25 20 3656 16 801814 0 4 200
TOTAL FG 1st Half: 10-30 333 2nd Halt: 20-38 526 Game: 44.1 DEADB
3-Pt FG 1st Half: 1-11 91 2nd Halt 2-6 33.3 Game: 176 REBS
F Throw 1st Half: 7-8 87.5 2nd Half: 10-17 588 Game: 680 3
Second half dooms Pirates at St. Louis
Tom Frericks scored 13
points and pulled down 12
rebounds as Saint Louis beat
ECU 70 - 47 on Saturday. Saint
Louis (11-5, 4-1 Conference
USA) won its sixth consecu-
tive home game and seventh
of its last eight games. ECU
(8-7, 0-5) lost its sixth straight
game.
The Billikens used a 10
- 0 run in the first 4:40 of
the second half to take con-
trol as Josh Fisher and Reggie
Bryant each hit 3-pointers.
The Billikens built leads
of 13 points twice in the first
eight minutes of the half as
Saint LoulSOUtJCOred the Pirates
18-6.
Saint Louis led 50-32 with 9:
08 remaining, and the Billikens'
largest lead at 68 - 44 came with
2:49 left.
The first half was closely
contested with 10 lead changes
and two ties as Saint Louis took
a 27-26 halltime lead.
A steal and lay-up by
LCU's Belton Rivers beat the
buzzer - the Pirates' first field
goal since the 8:40 mark. ECU
made just 3 of 18 shots in the
final 12 minutes of the half.
ECU shot 37 percent in the first
half while Saint Louis shot 33
percent.
All five Saint Louis starters
scored in double figures for the
first time this season.
Bryant led all scorers with
17 points, Chris Sloan scored
12 points, Fisher had II and
Izik Ohanon added 10 points.
Despite a good start ECU
faded in the second half.
Derrick Wiley led ECU with
nine points.
Saint Louis out-rebounded
ECU 41 - 26. Frericks had
seven of the Billikens' 14 offen-
sive rebounds.
n
St. Louis Box Score
TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS
FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK
Saint Louis 70, ECU 47
VISITORS: East Carolina 8-7,0-5
Player Name FG-FGA FG
SMIN
33 BING, Erroyl
25 BADIANE, Moussa
01 RIVERS. Belton
10McNEILJaphe
31 WILEY. Derrick
05 ROBINSON, Frank
13 MacKAY, Luke
23 ROUSE, Corey
34 COOK, Mike
55 GRINDLEY. Garth
TEAM 3 2 5
Totals 19-52 4-18
TOTAL FG 1st Halt: 11-30 36.7 2nd Half; 8-22 364 Game: 36.5 DEADB
3-Pt.FG 1st Half: 2-10 20.0 2nd Half: 2-8 25.0 Game: 22.2 REBS
F Throw 1st Halt 2-2 100 2nd Half: 3-4 75.0 Game: 83.3 0
HOME TEAM: Saint Louis Billikens 11-5,4-1 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS
Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK
SMIN
3-8
0-0
4-8
2-5
4-12
1-3
1-5
1-3
3-8
0-0
1-3
0-0
0-1
1-3
1-3
1-3
0-2
0-0
0-3
0-0
0-0
2-2
0-0
1-2
0-0
0-0
0-0
0-0
2-2
0-0
4 2 6
0 2 2
0 1 1
0 0 0
0 3 3
1 2 3
0 1 1
02 2
0 2 2
0 1 1
2 7 0 4 1 1 33
5 2 0 1 1 1 12
0 8 0 1 0 2 18
1 6 3 2 0 0 13
9 3 3 1 1 29
3 0 0 0 0 15
2 0 0 0 0 15
2 0 0 0 0 29
8 3 5 0 1 30
0 0 0 0 0 6
5-6 818 26 22 47 9 16 3 6 200
30 Ohanon, Izik4-50-12-22 3 5 4 10 1 1 0 0 22
33 Sloan. Chris3-50-26-60 11 1 12 1 3 0 0 34
01 Frericks. Tom4-120-05-77 512 1 13 1 1 0 0 27
04 Fisher, Josh3-93-82-22 3 5 1 11 6 3 0 1 33
21 Bryant, Reggie4-134-95-6033 1 17 320134
11 Clarke, Darren0-10-10-00 110 0 0 10 0 3
15 Vouyoukas, Ian1-20-00-0000 0 20000 4
20 Drejai, Anthony1-30-20-0145323102 22
22 Hunt Phillip0-10-10-00000 01000 2
23 Johnson, Justin1-20-00-00112200006
24 Mooney, Ian0-00-00-0000 0 00000 0
25 Varner. Ross0-00-01-212 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 13
32 Bennett, Wendel0-00-00-0000 0 00000 0
TEAM2 3 5
Totals21-53 7-24 21-25 15 26 41 13 701812 0 5 200






(��A B6
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Indoor track team wraps up
strong showing at VA Tech
f) Pirates
ECU men's and women's
tratkand field teamsclosed com-
petition Saturday at the Virginia
Tech Invitational with 18 top-10
finishes and six ECAC qualifying
marks. More than 16 collegiate
teams and many post-collegialc
athletes tixik to the Rector Field
House track during the two-day
unscoreel meet.
The meet was the first
full-squad competition for both
the Pirate men and women in the
2(MM-04 indoor season.
Ills men enjoyed an
encouraging day on Saturday,
particularly in the 200 meters
where Thomas Lewis and
IV.mdre Hyman finished sixth
and seventh, respectively.
Lewis, at 22.01, and Hyman,
at 22.OS, both exceeded the
qualifying mark for the ECAC
Indoor Championships in
March.
Also reaching the ECAC stan-
dard were Domonick Richmond
in the 400 (48.50), Ricardo Bell
in the 500 11:04.68) and the
4x400 relay team, which placed
fourth with a clocking of 3i
16.25.
Among the highlights for the
women's team on Saturday was
the performance of Ian DeBrielle
in the BOO meters. DeBrielle. who
met her ECAC qualifying mark
in the S00 meters on Friday,
placed seventh in the BOO on
Saturday with a time of 2:14.82.
High hanperColleen McGinn
had the best individual finish as
she placed second in her event's
competition by clearing 5 - 6.5.
Team newcomers Jenee
Moore and Alisha Hopkins tied
for eighth in the long jump, both
recording marks of 17 - 6.75.
Darneshea Jones, participat-
ing In her lirst race in more than
a year after missing last season
with an injury, clocked in at
25.55 In the 200-meter run,
placing 15th
On Friday, Tammic Mentzel
matched her own school record
in the pole vault by clearing
11 -11.75. She already qualified for
the ECAC meet last weekend.
"All in all, this was a nice
first meet tor the whole team
said Matt Munson, ECU women's
track coach.
"We had pleasant surprises
from a lot of people. This was
a good chance for us to assess
where we are, and now we can
begin to work toward the body
of the season
The Lady Pirates are
scheduled to return to action
next weekend at the Carolina
Multis meet in Chapel Hill,
NC. That weekend, selected
Pirate men and women will
also travel to Gainesville, Fla.
to participate in the Gator
Invitational.
ECU RESULTS: WOMEN
60 Meters (preliminaries)
25 Kelsey Walker 813
60 Meter Hurdles (preliminaries)
18. Nicole Callaham 953
22 Sharon Heilig 975
500 Meters
9 Tara DeBrielle 116.50
31 Simone Baptiste 1:23.13
33 Brie Berkowta 1.24.74
34CarlaWabibi 1:25.16
1.000 Meters
18. Rebekah Bishop 31365
Pole Vault
2 Tammie Mentzel 11-11.75
3. Lindsey Rosales 11 -5 75
9. Nicole Marchewka 10-5.75
15 KinseyBatts 10-0
ECU RESULTS: MEN
60 Meter Hurdles (preliminaries)
20 Hector Cotto 8.71
30 Mark McGee 9.82
500 Meters
7 Ricardo Bell 1:04.68
12. Vance Stephenson 10640
22 Kyte Yunaska 1:08.20
1,000 Meters
16. Trent Fuchs 2:36.31
5,000 Meters
13 Stephen Tausend 16 01.48
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Lady Pirates hand UMBC
first loss of 2004 season
Swim teams split final
home meet of season
TONYZOPPO
ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
The men and women's swim-
ming and diving teams swam
against UMBC Saturday in
their last home meet of the
season and came away with a
split.
The women knocked the
Retrievers off, dealing them
their first loss all season, by a
count of 134 - 109. Meanwhile,
the men came up short, falling
127- 114.
Leading the women was
junior Diane Parker and
sophomore Lucy Hicks as both
came up with two first place
finishes each. Parker took the
200 IM at 2:06:92 and thelOO
freestyle in 53.10, while Hicks
earned top honors in both diving
events. Also swimming well was
sophomore Adrienne Williams
and freshman Kate Gordon.
Williams won the 50 free-
style in 24.80 while Gordon took
the 200 butterfly clocking in at
2:05:06. Head Coach Rick Kobe
was ecstatic about the way each
If schools want to field de facto pro farm clubs
coaches NCAA should just make it official policy
team swam.
"It was an outstanding dual
meet against probably one of
the top teams on our schedule
said Kobe.
"The guys went down to the
last relay. It's the third year in
a row it's gone down to the last
relay. We're real happy about the
way we swam. Now we have to
get ready for William ix Mary
next weekend
Casey Cronin led the way
for the men once again winning
the 200 breaststroke (2:08:52)
and the 200 freestyle (1:41:18).
Sophomore Robbie Derr contin-
ued to dive well, placing first in
one-meter diving with a score of
282.08, while Greg Detwiler won
the three-meter scoring 255.98.
The match marked the
Pirates' last home meet of the
season, and the women improved
to 6 - 2 on the year while the men
fell to 5-3.
Bothteamslooktocontinueto
swim well against another tough
opponent next week as
they travel to Williamsburg, Va.
to take on William & Mary.
This writer can be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian. com.
(KRT) DALLAS � Caspar
Whitney, the sports writer who
concocted the first All-America
college football team around the
turn of the century, wasn't fond
of one particular college club al
the lime, Washington & Jeffer-
son. Writing in 1 larper's Weekly,
he went so far as to urge Other
college squads to avoid schedul-
ing ol'WStJ.
Whitney's reason: The west-
ern Pennsylvania school's foot-
ball team was stacked with paid
non-students, or tramps, as they
were called then.
Imagine that. College play-
ers being reimbursed to play the
game but not go to class.
WkJ's method of putting
together a football team was a
common practice at the lime.
Most football was college foot-
ball. All most fans cared about
was how their favorite team
fared. Few worried about whether
the star halfback or center was
in school studying accounting
or agriculture, or enrolled at all,
so long as he managed to get the
pigskin across the goal line.
I lie practice of using tramp
athletes was never institutional-
ized. Colleges slowly organized
against it. The NCAA and indi-
vidual conferences drew up
myriad rules and regulations
to protect what they called
amateurism in college football,
especially, and in college athlet-
ics in general.
Ever since, colleges have had
to sweep aside overwhelming
evidence that their purported
reason for participating in inter-
collegiate sports is nothing but
a charade.
In fact, 1950s Heisman candi-
date and Sports Illustrated cover
boy Bob Cox told the St. Paul
Pioneer Press earlier this year
that the only reason he trans-
ferred abruptly from Washing-
ton to Minnesota was because
the Gophers offered him more
pay to play.
"I didn't make any bones
about it when I went to college
said Cox, who died in October at
69. "I said, 'What do you pay?'
That was pretty much how I
approached my college oppor-
tunities - who would pay the
best deal?"
More skin in women's soccer why stop there
(KRT) �You can call Sepp
Blatter a troglodyte for saying
women soccer players could
attract more fans if they wore
lighter shorts.
Or you can acknowledge
that the man running the most
popular sport on earth did not
rise to such a powerful position
by being stupid.
Sepp knows: Sex sells.
Will spectators watch an ath-
lete sheerly on the basis of how
attractive she is? Silly question.
Anna Kournikova has never won
a tournament, yet she remains
one of the most celebrated and
lusled-afler players in tennis.
Brand! Chastain is known
more lor stripping oil her soccer
jersey that lor scoring the win-
ning goal in the 1999 World Cup
on a penally kick.
With that in mind, let's
forget about why the objectifi-
cation of women's bodies makes
how they look more important
than what (hey do. Let's forget
about how reducing women
to titillating terms encourages
sexist attitudes in the workplace
and in relationships. Let's forget
about (he gender politics that
suppress the status of more than
half the world's population. Let's
forget dial women's beach vol-
leyball with suntan lotion ads
stretched across bikini bottoms
hasn't exactly supplanted the
NFL. Let's not be uptight on this
issue. Let's follow Sepp's sugges-
tive suggestion and Blatterize
other fringe sports. Hey, let's
make all sports more sexy!
BOOST SOMF. RATINGS
Women's wrestling will
be the only new sport at the
Athens Olympics. Incredibly
fit women entangled in a physi-
cal game of chess? Well, men's
wrestling hasn't hit prime time
despite those creeping singlets.
So if they really want to pack the
arena for the women's matches,
they ought to fill the ring with
mud or jello. Forget NBC. Put it
on the Playboy Channel.
Bowling needs help. Lots
of help. One word for those
backside TV angles: Thongs.
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Responsible Female roommate
needed to share 2 BD1 BA house
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Female Roommate needed to sub-
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Duplexes for rent: 2 ft 3 bedrooms,
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Towne Row. Close to ECU. Pet
with fee at some units. For more
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Property Management 756-6209.
3 BR 2 BA all appliances, fenced
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football stadium. J900.00mo. Call
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pinebrook apt. 758-4015- 1&2 BR
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BEAUTIFUL HOUSE for rent on Elm
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Townhouses for rent: Cannon and
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bath. Free basic cable with some
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for rent- 2 bedroom 1 bath brick
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Pets OK wfee. Call 353-2717 or
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Apartments for rent: 1, 2 fit 3
bedrooms, Beech Street Villas,
Cypress Gardens, Cotanche Street,
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Forest Acres, Wesley Commons, Park
Village. All units close to ECU. Water
and sewer included with some
units. For more information contact
Wainright Property Management
756-6209
Chocowinity Indoor Flea Market.
New, used, vintage merchandise.
Furniture, tools, antiques, vintage
Nintendo games and more. Highway
33 in Chocowinity, 16 miles from
Greenville 946-7160 for info.
J475 Large 1 BR apt. with fireplace,
24-hour workout facilities,
cable, quiet neighborhood.
No undergraduates. Renting
immediately. (252)258-6622.
Room for rent: College Hills
subdivision. Nice neighborhood
near campus. Great place for a
responsible, mature renter. Contact
William at 830-1881.
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available. Small pet allowed with
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Behind Miami Subs: 2 bedrooms, 1.5
Baths Townhouses. Newly renovated,
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Deposit. Don't miss out! Call 252-
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mo, fresh paint. Call 321-4802
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& 2 BR apts, dishwasher, CD,
central air & heat, pool, ECU bus
line, 9 or 12 month leases. Pets
allowed. Rent includes water, sewer,
St cable.
Computer for sale, $400. Call 347-
5943 for details.
Pool Table, pinball and video games,
T.Vs, chairs, fans, furniture, frig,
dryer, grill, posters, hats, pet cages,
stereos. Come by 208 Lewis Street
after 4 pm call 752-9652.
1983 Knox 14' x 60' Singlewide
Trailer. Partially furnished, plywood
floors, plus more. Asking 8,500. Call
927-2576 or 923-0075 for more
info.
Chocowinity indoor Flea Market.
New, used, vintage merchandise.
Furniture, tools, antiques, vintage
Nintendo games and more. Highway
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For Sale: Navy blue sofa and love
seat, fans, outdoor electric grill,
small kitchen appliances, and a
small dog kennel. Cheap prices. Call
329 0865
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run business to maintain an existing
website: gowenmilitaria.com.
Congenial working environment
and flexible hours. Experience with
graphics desirable. Call 830-5353
between 2-8 pm.
accountant, cost (Tarboro, NC)
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Corp. 3001 N. Main Street, Tarboro,
NC 27886 or fax to 252-641-6019.
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BARTENDER TRAINEES needed
$250 a day potential, local
positions call 1-800-293-3985
ext. 306.
do you need a good job? The
ECU Telefund is hiring students
to contact alumni and parents
for teh ECU Annual Fund. $6.25
hour plus cash bonuses. Make
your own schedule. If interested,
visit our website at www.ecu.edu
telefund and click on JOBS.
Voters Wanted 1104. Think
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Opening for habilitation
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Spanish & English. Must be
able to work with adolescent
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on-one service funded through
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�353-1182.
Voters wanted 11-04. So you
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Ming Dynasty waitstaff needed.
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Bartender Trainees needed $250
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Come out and meet the Sisters
of Alpha Phi January 28th and
29th from 6 until 8. For rides,
call 758-S3Q4. Hope to see you
there!
ADPI'S "Heart to Heart Social"
Spring Recruitment Feburary
5th, 4:00-7:00 @ ADPi House.
Call for a ride: 758-5447.
Congratulations Laura
Brewer on being our sister of
the week. Love your Kappa Delta
sisters.
Congratulations to the new
members of Alpha Xi Delta,
Kimberly Church, Katherine
Donahoe, Liz Fulton, Kelly
Harmon, Nickie Harrison,
Meredith Miller, Nicole
Sferlazzo, Kortney Smith, fit
Kristin Vestal.
Want to try Scuba Diving?
ECU Scuba Diving is holding a
Try Scuba Session on lanuary
29th 8:30 pm-9:30 pm at Minges
Pool. Details at www.ecu.eduorg
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The ECU College Democrats will be
holding a Voter Registration Drive
on Jan. 28th and 29th in Wright
Plaza. Everyone is encouraged to
register to votel www.ecu.eduorg
democrats.
Dr. Max Flynn announces
that the WinterSpring semester
of Jacksonville Theological
Seminary will begin this Thur.
evening. Classes will run
from an, 22nd through April
15th, accepting students up to
Feb. 5th. Classes will be
each Thur. evening from 7-9
pm. This semester the course
will be taught from Rick
Warren's popular book, "The
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Title
The East Carolinian, January 28, 2004
Description
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.
Date
January 28, 2004
Original Format
newspapers
Extent
3cm x 2cm
Local Identifier
UA50.05.06.02.1698
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
University Archives
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