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April 13, 2004
Campus Living makes
safety improvements
Cameras, new lighting
first on agenda
KEITH S. BYERS
STAFF WRITER '
Campus Living is in the
process of adding cameras and
improving lighting to the resi-
dence halls - the first in a long
list of safety improvements
which will continue throughout
the summer.
In a news release sent March
29, Campus Living outlined a
plan in hopes to ensure students'
safety and reduce crime.
The improvements come
in the wake of two dorm rapes
and an unclaimed 9mm pistol a
resident found on the bathroom
floor of Tyler Hall. New lighting
has been installed in several of
the dorms, and back doors have
been pinned shut, but the surveil-
lance cameras have yet to be put
in place.
"It's in the bid process right
now said Aaron F. Lucier,
Phi Kappa Tau member
dies from asphyxiation
Memorial fund created
in student's honor
MIKE WIGGINS
STAFF WRITER
Nicholas Alan Dragicev-
ich, construction manage-
ment major and active brother
of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity's
Gamma Eta Chapter, passed
away April 3 as a result of
alcohol poisoning and asphyxi-
ation. � � �
Dragicevich was found dead
the morning of the third by his
roommate, whose name was not
released.
Dragicevich's funeral was
held last Saturday in Rochester,
NY; in attendance were over
600 friends and family � such
a large number of people,
friends said, that there was
only enough room for people
to stand.
Dragicevich, originally
from Fairport, NY, had plans
to work in Virginia Beach after
he graduated from ECU in May,
building air ducts on naval
ships.
"It really is a sad time
said Nathan Sauers, treasurer
of I'hi Kappa Tau and friend of
Dragicevich's.
"Nick was a well-liked kid
who always had time for every-
body He always had a smile
on his face
DRAGICEVICH
Friends said Dragicevich's
family have created a memorial
fund in his honor. All proceeds
will be donated to Phi Kappa
Tau.
"He was such a great
kid who would do anything
for anybody, and really the type
of person who could lighten any
mood for the better said Rich-
ard l.ang, one of Dragicevich's Ix-st
friends.
Brothers of Phi Kappa Tau
plan to hold a memorial slide
show in the next two weeks for
Dragicevich.
Contact Phi Kappa Tau
at 328-4706 for more informa-
tion.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian. com.
Fraternities, sororities bond
during week of activities
Pig Pickin Miss Greek
Week planned
MIKE WIGGINS
STAFF WRITER
An array of activities will
keep Creek students busy and
entertained Tuesday through
Saturday.
During Greek Week, mem-
bers of all LCD's fraternities
and sororities gather to cel-
ebrate their organization's cul-
ture and interact with others
through events ranging from a
Pig Pickin' to a Miss Greek Week
Contest.
Fraternities and sororities
also use Greek Week as a rush
tool, providing public interest
with shirts and informational
booths for each organization.
But Greeks say the event's
most important aspect is bond-
ing.
"It's really just a great way
for all the Greeks to come
together - a time for the Greek
Community to unify itself
said Erica Felthaus, National
Panhellenic Council vice presi-
dent.
"We're really excited this
year because the expected turn-
out is a lot higher than last year
- we're expecting 800 to 1,000
people at every one of the nine
events
The actual size of the
Memo: Bush knew of terrorist plots
Campus Living assistant direc-
tor for technology.
"We figure the bid pro-
cess is going to take a month, a
month and a half
Unfortunately, Lucier said,
the process takes some time
because the bid must go out
through the state system, and
then prospective contractors
have to visit the job site to assess
doors, hallways and construc-
tion issues.
Lucier said the site visits
are mandatory for any contrac-
tor who wants to bid on the
job, and visits also ensure an
accurate bid.
Allen Security, the com-
pany that created the proposal
and who may be a prospective
bidder, estimated the cost of the
entire project-putting cameras
around every residence hall - at
more than $300,000.
Lucier said any project
more than $5,000 requires
bids from private contrac-
tors. Aycock, Jones and Scott
see SAFETY page A5
National security adviser Condoteezza Rice testifies in front of a panel of 9-11 commissioners regarding a pre-Sept 11 memo.
Rice said the memo in question focused on historical information and any current threats mostly involved overseas targets.
CRAWFORD, Texas
(AP) � Now that it is public,
a pre-Sept. 11 briefing memo
on al-Qaida has President
Bush and
his critics
giving
oppos-
ing ver-
sions of
whether
he should
have
acted
more
aggressively to avert the ter-
rorist attacks.
Released late Saturday
under pressure, the intel-
ligence memo from Aug.
6, 2001, showed that Bush
received reports from as
recent as May 2001 and
that most of the current
information focused on
possible plots in the United
States.
"I was satisfied that some of
the matters were being looked
into" and had any specific
intelligence pointed to threats
of attacks on New York and
Washington, "I would have
moved mountains" to pre-
vent it, Bush said Sunday
during a visit to Fort Hood,
Texas, 50 miles from his ranch
here.
The document has "noth-
ing about an attack on Amer-
ica. It talked about intentions,
about somebody who hated
America well, we knew that
he said.
A Republican member
of the Sept. 11 commission
backed that up Monday.
Former Illinois Gov.
Jim Thompson told ABC's
"Good Morning Amer-
ica" that "no reasonable
American could hold the
president responsible for the
attack
"If I'm the president and
I get a special briefing that
I've asked for, and he asked
for this, and said the FBI is
conducting 70 field inves-
tigations about this, then I
assume the FBI is on top of
the job Thompson said.
"The president is not an FBI
agent
see BUSH page A6
White House and terror threats before Sept 11
to coHttUnt imm tfcram � to mount Mtftng us to M iept. 11, a�i, sttscts
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Jan. 25: Counlerlerronsm
chief Richard Clarke pws
his ideas on al-Oaioa lo
National Security Adviser
Condoteezia Rice; asks
tor cabinet-level meeting
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March 7
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Stephen Hadley
convenes
meeting
lo develop new
al-QeJda policy
APRIl
May- Bush urges June-July
aides to come up Intelligence
with aggressive
al-OeJda plan;
sayshe s sick
of 'swatting flies' signs of major
terror attack
JUNE
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July 5: Rice.
Clarke meet with
agencies report law enforcement
dramatic
increase in
other agencies
on terror threat
July II: FBI FAA
issue rerror warnings
AUGUST
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Aug. 6
Bush gets
report
onal-Qatda
methods
of operation
m daily
briefing
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Sept 10c Hadley
asks CIA to draft
presidential
authority to carry
out al-Qatda plan
Hospitality students protest professor's dismissal
see GREEKS page A3 Students conveyed responses about Jim Dishaw's teaching.
Open forum held to
explain decision
NICK HENNE
STAFF WRITER
Students in the hospitality
management department chal-
lenged the department chair
and dean about the circum-
stances surrounding professor
Jim Dishaw's dismissal from
the program last night in an
open forum.
"The purpose of today's
forum is to help us understand
how the decision was made
said Megan Brewer, hospital-
ity management major who
led the students in organizing
the forum.
Laura Sweet, ECU's ombuds-
man, said the administrative
officials in attendance were
limited in what they could
legally say because Dishaw's
dismissal was due to personnel
matters.
"Personnel issues cannot be
discussed in open meetings
said Sweet.
"Any questions you have
about the dismissal cannot be
discussed with any of us. 1 can
tell you that all of the policies
within the university and state
were met
Students who attended the
forum voiced their opinions
about Dishaw's dismissal and
asked a variety of questions to
William Forsythe, professor
and chair of the hospitality
management department, and
Karla Hughes, professor and
dean of the college of human
ecology.
Students said Dishaw has
encouraged them to strive for
their best and assisted them in
finding jobs.
Dishaw's dismissal has not
only aroused emotions with the
current hospitality management
students and alumni, but parents
of the students are also reacting
to the decision.
"My husband and 1 are both
see PROTEST page A2
Shirts were made to protest the
dismissal of the professor.
Sexual Assualt Awareness
throughout April
O Only 16 percent of rapes and sexual assaults are reported to the police.
Twenty-two percent of all women say they have been forced to perform sexual acts against their will, while only 3 percent
of men admit to ever forcing themselves on a woman.
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about the three kidnapped Chinese
nationals that were released Monday.
pageA2
Trie SGA discussed a proposal to
Introduce a new cornrntttee to serve
graduate students at the university.
pageBI
Both national and local Independent
Mms win be screened at the BKi Moon
Rim Festival on Friday.
ports
ECUS basebal team beat South Florida
in a three-game series, improving their
record to 28-6.
page B4 Wednesday Is the last day
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4-13-04
NEWS
ERIN RICKERT
News Editor
HOLLY O'NEAL
Assistant News Editor
news@theeastcarolinian.com
252.328.6366
Announcements
Computer Care Clinic
The Committee of Status of Women on Campus presents an informational
session on how to keep computers running well and virus-free today at
noon in 221 Mendenhall Student Center
Physics Colloquium
Douglas Weidner. Ph.D director of the ECU Department of Microbiology
and Immunology, will give a lecture titled. 'Introduction to Row Cytometry:
Relation of Light Scatter to Cell Morphology today at 4 p.m. in 213-E
Howell Refreshments will be served at 3 45 p.m
Deadline
Wednesday is the last day for graduate students to drop courses without
grades
Business Ownership Workshop
Learn how to get started in business at an introduction to business
ownership workshop Wednesday from 5:30 p m - 7:30 p.m In the Willis
Building Auditorium
Technology and Teaching Conference
The College of Education will co-sponsor the Southeastern Regional
Technology and Teaching Conference at the Greenville Hilton Wednesday
- Friday Contact Diane D Kester at 328-6621 for more information
Adviser Appreciation Reception
A reception hononng student advisers will take place Thursday from 4
p.m -6pm in Mendenhall Great Room 3 Students can nominate any
adviser at ECU
Job Searching Workshop
The Office of Student Professional Development offers a workshop
on tools students can use in their job searches The workshop will be
Thursday from 5 pm - 6 p.m. in 1014 Bate
Deadline
Thursday is the last day to submit thesis to the graduate school for
completion of a degree in the current term
Social Justice Institute
NPR broadcaster and author Juan Williams will speak in recognition of the
50th anniversary of the Brown v Board of Education decision Thursday
from 7 p m - 8 p m in Hendrix Theatre Tickets are required but free at
the Central Ticket Office in MSC
SGA Homecoming Chair
Applications for SGA 2004 Homecoming Chair are due by Friday at
midnight Forms are available at the Mendenhall Information Desk Monday
- Friday Contact Joanna Iwata at628- 4790 for more information
SGA Cabinet
Applications for the 2004-05 Cabinet are due by Friday Contact Shannon
O'Donnell at 328-4721 for more information
International Festival
The City of Greenville holds its International Festival Saturday from 11 am
- 4 pm at the Town Commons There will be multicultural entertainment
foreign cuisine, activities for kids, exhibitors, arts and crafts and ethnic
wares Admittance is free
Integration Discussion
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Brown v the Board of
Education decision historian David Dennard. Ph.D political analyst Tinsley
Yarborough. Ph D and attorney Robert White will discuss the historical,
political and legal landscapes of the state before and after the decision
The discussion will be Tuesday, April 20 at 3 p.m in 221 Mendenhall
Oratorical Exhibition
The School of Communication sponsors an oratorical exhibition Thursday
April 22 at 6:30 p.m in Wright Auditorium featuring the best speakers in
COMM 2410 and 2420
Co-ops and Internships Workshop
The Office of Student Professional Development offers a workshop
Thursday. April 22 from 2 p.m - 3 p.m in 1012 Bate to assist students
looking for co-op and internship opportunities
Education Graduate Fair
The College of Education will hold a graduate programs fair Saturday
April 24 from 9am- noon at the Speight Building. Information will be
available for students who wish to pursue a graduate degree for work
in educational settings or obtain alternative licensure Registration and
reception begin at 8:45 a.m.
Dive for a Cure
SCUBA divers from ECU will raise money for the American Cancer Society
Saturday, April 24 from 9am -9pm at Mmges Coliseum pool Games
and events will be provided All certified divers can participate Contact
Jamie LeLiever at 327-3391 for more information
Dances of Universal Peace
The Dances of Universal Peace - sacred dances that honor the world s
spiritual traditions through song, gentle dance and contemplation - will
be Saturday, April 25 from 4pm - 6 p m. in 244 MSC
Commencement Registration
Degree candidates who wish to participate in the May 8 ceremony must
make a reservation through Onestop
Paper Person
The student featured at the top of todays paper is Sibyl Haynes. freshman
business major
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News Briefs
Local
Ministers try to Join legal battle
over gay marriage
DURHAM (AP) - Two Baptist ministers
want to be named defendants in a
gay couple's lawsuit against Durham
County for denying the"n a marriage
license
A Christian legal group filed a motion
Thursday to allow the ministers to
intervene in the civil lawsuit filed
March 22 by Richard Mullinax, 36.
and Perry Pike. 41
The couple filed their lawsuit after
Durham County Register of Deeds
Willie Covington rejected their
marriage license application.
Rev Ernest Ferrell of Edgewood
Baptist Church and the Rev. Gregory
Clark of Guess Road Baptist
Church, both in Durham, would
be directly affected by the
lawsuit because marriages are made
official by the religious leaders, said
a spokesman.
UNC-CH to debut Andes
telescope after 18-year quest
CHAPEL HILL (AP) - Astronomers
at the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill this week will mark
18 years of work and dreams by
powering up a world-class telescope
atop a ridge in South America's
Andes Mountains.
Astronomers and technicians
atop an 8.775-foot mountain in
northern Chile hope to celebrate
the observatory's completion by
beaming images of the cosmos to
donors and dignitaries gathering
Friday at Morehead Planetarium and
Science Center in Chapel Hill.
The telescope powerful enough
to explore the universe cost $32
million, one-third more than original
predictions UNC-Chapel Hills
ownership fell from 30 percent
to about 17 percent Chapel Hill
scientists control 124 half-nights of
observing a year
National
Manufacturer Argues Against
Ephedra Ban
NEWARK (AP) - The manufacturer
of a popular diet supplement
containing ephedra urged a judge
to block a nationwide ban on the
herbal stimulant that was taking
effect Monday, arguing that there
is no proof it is dangerous if used
properly.
The herbal stimulant, once hugely
popular for weight loss and
bodybuilding, has been linked to
155 deaths and dozens more heart
attacks and strokes
California Sikhs joined by
political leaders in New Years
celebration
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Thousands of
Sikhs celebrated one of their holiest
days, as political leaders called for
an end to discrimination against
members of the religion
Organizers said more than 10,000
Sikhs from across Southern
California were in the city Sunday to
celebrate Vaisakhi - which marks
their New Year and commemorates
the 17th century Sikh leader Guru
Gobind Singh.
"We've always been a very
quiet community said
Nirinjan Singh Khalsa.
executive director of the California
Sikh Council.
�But thai hurt us since 9-11 because
people don't know who we are, so
we're trying to reach out more
Thousands of Sikhs marched
through the streets of downtown
Los Angeles, many chanting "God
is One along side floats adorned
with scenes from Sikh history.
Drummers kept up a steady beat
and men dueled with long sticks to
simulate sword fights.
World
Shaky truce largely-holds for
second day in Fallujah as talks
to end violence continue
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Gunfire was
largely silenced Monday in the
second day of a truce in Fallujah.
where doctors said 600 Iraqis,
including many civilians, were killed
in the past week's Marine siege of
Sunni insurgents. In the south, the
military suggested it is open to a
negotiated solution in its showdown
with a radical Shiite cleric
But additional U.S. forces have been
maneuvering into place, and the
military has warned it will launch
an all-out assault on Fallujah
if talks there between pro-US
Iraqi politicians and city officials
- which were continuing Monday
- fall through.
Israeli troops exchange Are with
armed Palestinians near Gaza
settlement
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli troops
exchanged fire with Palestinian
gunmen near an Israeli settlement in
the Northern Gaza Strip early Monday,
killing at least three of the assailants,
the army said.
The militant Islamic Jihad and the
Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades - a violeni
group linked to Palestinian leader
Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement
- claimed responsibility for the
botched attack in a phone call to the
Associated Press.
In the West Bank, army jeeps briefly
entered the towns of Jenin and
Tulkarem, but soldiers made no
arrests. Palestinian security officials
said.
New TVs, committee protest ��,��
considered by SGA
Senators listen to proposals to install TVs in the dining halls.
Group would assist
graduate students
PETER KALAJIAN
STAFF WRITER
The SGA proposed the
installation of televisions in
Mendenhall and Todd Dining
Halls and the creation of a sixth
standing S � A committee devoted
to the concern! and Issues facing
graduate students in last night's
melting.
The first proposal, to pur-
chase and install as manv
as live new televisions in
Mendenhall and Todd, was
overwhelmingly approved by the
Senate.
later in the meeting, sena-
tors discussed the proposed
addition of a new SGA Com-
mittee.
Brent Queen, family and mar-
riage therapy graduate student,
is a member of the Graduate
Student Advisory Council.
Queen proposed senators
establish a new standing com-
mittee within the SGA to better
represent ECU graduate and doc-
toral students.
"By establishing a new grad
committee within student
government, we hope to
address the unique concerns of
graduate and doctoral students,
as well as grant a more con-
sistent voice to graduate
students on campus said
Queen.
"Over one-fourth of
the student body at ECU
is pursuing post-graduate
degrees
The proposal would siphon
S 14,000 back into SGA money,
which would then be re-dis-
tributed according to need and
availability.
Many senators felt that such
a requirement would unfairly
balance the power within stu-
dent government in favor of
graduate students.
Queen was quick to
respond.
"The(iSAG proposal will ini-
tially be a one-year experiment
Queen said.
"After one year is up, the
executive board will reconvene
and decide whether we should
keep the new committee. It's an
issue of equality
Thii writer can be contacted at
news@theeoitcarolinian. com.
alumni and are so upset
about the recent dismissal of
Mr. Dishaw that we have decided
not to never send money to the
university again said a parent
of a hospitality management
graduate in an e-mail.
Dave Ward, sophomore hos-
pitality management major, said
lie believes Dishaw's students
have done something important
In holding the forum.
Ward said Dishaw has taught
his students that people with
integrity.stand up for what they
believe in.
"I would challenge any
professor of this school to come
up with a class that would do
something like this said
Ward.
Ward said students do not
have the ability to make admin-
istrative decisions, such as the
renewal of professor's contracts
- however, they should present
their opinions on how decisions
will affect them.
"Our job as students is to
make our voices heard Ward
said.
sjhsj
"Our job is to let the univer-
sity know that they are taking
away someone who is very
important to us someone that
we respect and learn from, and
not only are we disappointed
about the loss, but we are also
angry
Forsythe said the hospitality
management department has
been successful in recruiting
facility members last year and
is in the process of recruiting
more faculty.
"We believe that we are
going to bring in some good
faculty in the future that will
in the long run replace Mr.
Dishaw, maybe not in your
minds, but we do believe that
we will be able to make those
changes said Forsythe.
John Noonan, senior hospi-
tality management major, said
Dishaw has found a new job at
Cape Fear Community College
and will begin once he leaves
ECU.
Thii writer can be contacted at
newi@theeaslcarolinian.com.
Algebra. Trigonometry Calculus. They'll Take You Where You Want To Go.
Math is Power.
Regents appoint NC State chancellor to
head University of California San Diego
HIJtKI l.r.Y, Calif. (AP) � Uni-
versity oj alifomia regents have
chosen Marye Anne Fox, chancel-
lor of North Carolina State Uni-
versity, to head UC's San Diego
campus
UC President Robert Dynes,
who was chancellor at UC San
Diego before becoming system
bead last year, had recommended
Fox, whose appointment was
approved by regents on Monday,
to the board.
in, Sh, has served sschancel-
lor of North Carolina State since
1WK.
"It has been a special privilege
and honor to serve as chancel-
lor during a key period of N.C.
State's history Fox said in a
release.
"I step down now, proud of
what faculty, stall and students
have accomplished in six years
and confident that the good
work of colleagues and friends
will continue
A chemistry professor, she has
been elected to membership in
the National Academy of Sciences
and also is a member of President
Mush's Council of Advisers on
Science and Technology.
In a statement announc-
ing the hire, Dynes said Fox
brings "brings superb academic
credentials, national prominence
as a spokesperson on science
and education policy issues,
and a deep commitment to
preserving the excellence of
UCSD
Fox called UCSD an "excit-
ing, innovative global institu-
tion that is continually setting
new standards of excellence and
entrepreneurship
Fox, whose appointment
begins this August, will get an
annual salary of $350,000,
Ihat is a considerable increase
from the $280,700 the job previ-
ously paid and comes at a time
when UC is facing deep cuts in
state funding. Two regents voted
against setting the salary at that
level.
However, UC official! said
Fox is still getting substantially
less than people in similar
positions at competing
universities.
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NEED A JOB THIS
summer
Like to paint? Campus Living will be hiring student
painters, at $7.00 per hour, for the paint crew this
summer. If you are interested in applying, please
stop by Office Suite 100, Jones Hall or visit us
online at www.ecu.educampusliving and follow
the student employment links for a
downloadable application. Applications
must be returned to the housing
office by April 16.
Greek
from page A1
Greek community at
ECU is small compared tothe total
student body.
At 7 percent of the entire
undergraduate student body,
Greeks number 1,164.
GreekWeekis(however,avery
popular event that many stu-
dents look forward to.
"With all of the events
taking place, thanks to
our lunding from the
SGA, our students should
have a really good
time said Jackie l.ambertsen,
president of the Nl'(
"This is definitely going to
be a wonderful bonding experi-
ence for our entire system
Several students have been
lost over the last few weeks
from the Greek community,
and organizers want the Greek
spirit to live on in honor of
them.
"In light of the sev-
eral recent tragedies that
have taken place, we are all
heavily reliant upon Greek
Week's enjoyable events to
uplift our community as
a whole said Terry Gore,
president of the Inlra Fraternity
Council.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeos tcarolinian. com.
f Greek Week Events
Tuesday, April 13
-The movie Animal House will be shown in Hendrlx Theatre In
Mendenhall at 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 14
-All Greeks will wear their letter shirts on campus.
-NPC, IFC and NPHC Executives will set up Greek Week informational
booths from noon - 2 p.m. in front of the Wright Place.
-Greek Week baseball tailgate at the Baseball Tailgatlng Fields. Free
Greek Week Coozles will be given out at the taiigating tent Tailgatlng
starts at 5 p.m. and continues until the end of the game.
-The Greek Week band party will be held at the Kappa Alpha Fraternity
House on East 11th Street at 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 15
-Annual All-Sing Contest will be held In Wright Auditorium at 7 p.m. Par-
ticipants should arrive at 6 p.m.
-All Greek Social will be held at Cabanna's downtown from 9 p.m. to
close.
Friday, April 16
-Miss Greek Week contest will be held at Wright Auditorium from 6:30
p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Three members from each sorority will compete for the
title of Miss Greek Week Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three
winners.
-The All Greek Pig Pickln' will be held at the Chi Omega Sorority House
on Fifth and Meade Streets at 7:30 p.m.
�Rain date: April 18 at 7:30 pro.
-All Greek Social will be held at the Cavern downtown from 9 pm -
close.
Saturday, April 17
-NPHC Step Show will be held at Minges Coliseum. Doors open at 6 p.m�
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Serving ECU since 1925, The East Carolinian prints 9,000 copies every
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the regular academic year
and 5,000 on Wednesdays during the summer. 'Our View" is the opin-
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Our View
Policy
makers need
to develop a
feasible solu-
tion to this
problem.
One that will,
in the long
run, benefit
drivers and
the
environment.
Within the last couple of months, we've all
pulled up to the gas pump only to become
Infuriated with the rising cost of gas.
Bush, Congress and OPEC are often blamed
for this outrageous price. But the truth is,
drivers are as much to blame for the high
gas prices. As gas use rises, so do import
costs.
To Americans, cars are a symbol of status
- the bigger the car or engines, the better.
We don't stop to think about the effects
of that massive new-and not to mention
ridiculously expensive-SUV will have on the
environment.
These environmental problems include
exhaust emissions that pollute the air,
carbon gases that contribute to potential
global warming, clogging of streets and
highways, more traffic accidents, wear and
tear on roads, and greater vulnerability of the
U.S. economy to world oil price shocks and
price manipulation by OPEC.
Expecting to drive mammoth vehicles with-
out paying the cost-through gas prices or
through environmental problems-we are
deluding ourselves.
Both Bush and Kerry have proposed higher
taxation on gasoline, hoping the extra tax will
force people to drive less. But, this tax is a
short-term fix - instead, policy makers should
bethinking long-term.
Americans will not drive less without an alter-
native means of transportation. To supple-
ment drivers, more money should be spent
increasing public transportation and making
it more convenient.
Policy makers need to develop a feasible
solution to this problem. One that will, in the
long run, benefit drivers and the environ-
ment.
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In My Opinion
Student government is dominated by Greek organizations
Disproportionate number
of Greeks serve in SGA
PETER KALAJIAN
STAFF WRITER
last night, I coveted the SGA
meeting at Mendenhall as a news
story for The East Catottniart.
As I sat quietly in the back of
the half empty hall, a realization
dawned on me that I was unable
to shake off all night: Our student
government is filled with a dispro-
portionate number of (.reeks.
No, I don't mean the olive-
skinned, Mediterranean kind of
Greeks, I mean those persons on
campus affiliated with a Frater-
nity or Sorority.
As they represent a scant 7 per-
cent of the overall ECU student
population, I found the number
of fraternity and sorority T-shirts,
purses and other assorted memo-
rabilia to be misrepresentative of
their actual numbers on this
campus.
After I had finished my news
story, I approached a number of
people to find out just how much
of student government is actually
Greek, and the numbers I was pre-
sented with were - to say the least
- alarming.
One person told me 70 per-
cent, another 65 percent. A few
people put the percentage lower,
around 50 percent or so.
I was dumbfounded. Not
only is StiA, the entity which is
supposed to be looking out for
my best interests, overrun with
people who share allegiances to
organizations having nothing
official to do with the University,
but every person I asked seemed
absolutely resigned to this fact!
70 percent! That is abso-
lutely ridiculous and in my
opinion a blatant miscarriage
of the duties and responsibili-
ties of SGA
Ten percent of the popula-
tion controlling a majority of
seats in the SGA is an outrage,
but I seemed to be the only
person who recognized this.
During the 1970s and 1980s,
South Africa had a similar situ-
ation. A tiny percentage of the
citizenry controlling the vast
majority, and generally endors-
ing unpopular and counter-pro-
ductive policies - they called it
apartheid.
All right, all right, maybe the
apartheid comparison is a little
strong, but the idea is the same.
A tiny percentage of one group
exercising some form of influ-
ence over the rest is antithetical
to democracy and runs counter
to many of the ideals that we
hold so dearly or maybe
that's just me.
Ok, 1 admit it; 1 am funda-
mentally opposed to the very
idea of fraternities and sorori-
ties. Any social organization
that considers itself elite and
exercises exclusionary admission
policies can't be good.
The idea when one joins a
fraternity or sorority, as far as
I can tell, is to spend time with
only those people with whom
you share close life experience
and ideals - people like you. And
as much as 1 hate to stereotype,
lets be honest.
Many Greeks dress alike,
act alike and carry themselves
alike, and to me that is just the
opposite of what we should be
striving to create within our
society.
We should embrace the dif-
ferences, not accentuate the
similarities, between one another
and organizations that would
exclude a person simply on the
basis of their clothing, manner
of speech or socio-economic
background is not what America
needs.
I understand that Greeks are
students, too. Believe it or not,
some of my closest friends are
currently or were formerly mem-
bers of one Greek organization
or another.
But the point is that 10 per-
cent of the student population
should not represent 50 or 60 or
70 percent of a body that is sup-
posed to speak for everyone.
It is not my intention to
cast character dispersions on
fraternity brothers or sorority
sisters with this article, as that
is irrelevant to the topic at
hand.
Nor is it my intention to
imply that Greeks should have
no representation within their
own student government.
On the contrary, I am
advocating an effort to more
evenly balance the ranks of
the student Senate, because 70
percent of people belonging
to one extremely small demo-
graphic on this campus is an
unconscionable violation of the
very concept of student govern-
ment.
No, my effort would be
to focus on the problem of
many individuals belonging to
the same organization being
involved in SGA.
During the meeting that 1 was
witness to, a number of gentle-
man wearing identical fraternity
propaganda, had clustered them-
selves in one small area and were
vehemently objecting all at the
same time.
They seemed to gang up on
one individual and provided
inappropriate commentary to
each other throughout the entire
meeting. I found this behavior
abhorrent and childish, but that
is not an indictment of every fra-
ternity brother on this campus.
Allowing people with such
a specific interest at heart to
participate in what should be as
objective a proceeding as possible
is an injustice to every other stu-
dent affected by the decisions
made by SGA.
I'm surethat 1 will receiveany
number of hateful or Inflamma-
tory comments in response to
this opinion, and that's OK. The
fundamental idea behind my
argument is not that you agree,
only that you think - even for a
moment.
For that is a thought process
that may not have existed other-
wise. Call me every name in the
book if you like - it's nothing
I haven't heard before. But as
long as you think, my work here
is done.
Letter to the Editor In My Opinion
Dear Editor,
1 am writing in response
to the letter John Becker wrote
commenting on an earlier article
written by I'eter Kalajian about
the Israel assassination of Sheik
Ahmed Yassin, the founder of
llamas.
I believe that John's .letter
included unlair and extreme
judgments ,ind accusations
which have to be addressed.
In two occasions, John
labeled all Palestinians to be
terrorists. He went even further
when he said, "I should fear of
any body that is not Christian
or Jewish
I believe that if John knew
that 15 percent of the Palestin-
ians are Christians, he might
not have made this extreme
udgment.
I am not here to lecture, but
I really feel sorry for a college
student who has this way of gen-
eralization.
After all, if John believes
that Palestinians are terrorists,
this is his own opinion. It is
enough that the overwhelming
majority of the world's nations
reconize Palestinians as fighters
for freedom.
Yet, the growing trend today
is to recognize the Israeli occupa-
tion as the ugliest face of state ter-
rorism in recent history. Again,
John accused Palestinians of not
being a noble people.
In order to be so "maybe all
they would target is the IDF I
am not here to defend I lamas, but
John and the respectable readers
may not know thai I lamas and all
other Palestinian militant groups
offered many initiatives to put
civilians aside in the running
bloodshed.
It is the bloodthirsty Sharon
and his hard line government
who cannot survive without
this bloody conflict. They
will do every possible effort to
kill any truce while it is in its
cradle.
Whenever there is a possi-
bility for ceasefire, the "noble"
IDF will commit a massacre
against Palestinians civilians
calling upon a Palestinian
revenge I
One fact is due here. Over
the past three years, nearly
3,000 Palestinians were mur-
dered by the IDI.
Six hundred of them are
children (I don't know if those
are also terrorists). The latest
number exceeds the number of
all Israelis who lost their lives
in the same period.
Finally, John, Peter, myself
and you, my dear reader, are
enjoying the taste of freedom.
The one who best knows its
cost is the one who's deprived
of it.
The Palestinians, whom
John labeled as terrorists, have
been sacrificing their lives over
the past century to get their
freedom and get rid of the
Israeli occupation to their soii
The thousands of Palestin-
ians in the Israeli prisons can
also tell what the cost of free-
dom is.
Basil llamdan
ECU Student
Behind the price tags: Getting
what you pay for at Wal-Mart
(KRT)�It's time to look
behind the price tags at Wal-
Mart Stores, and ask whether
those bargains arc worth the
cost.
The latest revelation of an
insane policy is the practice of
locking overnight workers in
the store, without a manager
on site to let them out in case
of an emergency.
There are fire doors, but
employees are ordered to use
them only in case of fire. If a
worker is badly injured, goes
into labor or has a family emer-
gency, he or she has to wait for
a manager to get to the store
with a key.
Wal-Mart and Sam's Club
stores engaged in the lockdowns
until recently. Shamed company
officials now say the dangerous
practice has ended.
As this Dickensian throw-
back was being disclosed, the
company was responding to
publication of an internal
audit that uncovered thou-
sands of labor violations,
including 1,371 violations of
child-labor laws.
The list goes on. In Octo-
ber, federal agents raided 60
Wal-Mart stores in 21 states
and arrested more than 250
Illegal immigrants working as
janitors.
Later, a federal lawsuit was
filed contending that Wal-Mart
and its contractors failed to pay
these employees legally required
overtime or make workers' com-
pensation and Social Security
payments.
Wal-Mart has a record of
employment law violations;
the company has been sued over
"nff-the-clock" work, discrimi-
nation against Hispanic employ-
ees and sex discrimination, and
has paid tens of millions of dol-
lars in settlements.
On the environmental front,
Wal-Mart just agreed in federal
court to pay a $400,000 penalty
and stop selling refrigerants
that contain ozone-depleting
substances.
It almost makes one nos-
talgic for the days when the
only complaint about Wal-
Mart was sprawl. On that topic,
The Washington Post recently
reported that 245 former
Wal-Marts sit empty or par-
tially empty across the country,
adding to local blight.
Wal-Mart is leaving those
big boxes for bigger boxes,
groceryretail superstores.
Wal-Mart became the
world's largest corporation, an
economic force unto itself, by
relentlessly cutting prices. In
the short-term, this Is good for
the consumer.
But by squeezing suppliers
for every cent, Wal-Mart has
helped drive U.S. manufactur-
ing jobs overseas. What priceare
the bargains at Wal-Mart?
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ECU biology professor honored by U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast (iuard hon-
ored Lisa M. Clough, assistant
professor of biology at ECU, with
an award for public service.
Clough served on a commit-
tee of scientists who provided
technical expertise to the Coast
Guard in its effort to build a
research-friendly polar ice-
breaker, the USCGC MEALY.
"In the United States, if you
want to do research in the Arctic
Ocean, you have to go out and do
your work on a Coast (iuard ice
breaker said Clough.
"In the past, the ice break-
ers were built for the military
and retrofitted for science. In
1994, the Coast Guard planned
to build a new ice breaker and
they wanted to take science
into consideration from the
beginning
In 1996, Clough was Invited
to serve as a founding member of
the University-National Ocean-
ographic Laboratory System's
Arctic Icebreaker Coordinating
Committee. Clough and a team
of seven other Arctic scientists
provided scientific oversight to
the design, testing and evalua-
tion of the 420-foot IIKAI.Y ice-
breaker, which made its maiden
voyage in 2000.
In 2001, Clough was asked
to chair Ihe committee and lead
its second charge: to serve as a
liaison for the new ship's guest
scientists and officials at the
Coast (iuard.
"Dr. Clough's leadership
and enthusiasm for the Coast
Guard icebreaker program and
her positive interaction with
the science and academic com-
munities has strengthened the
working relationship between
the Coast (iuard and its sci-
ence customers said the Coast
Guard's Distinguished Public
Service Award.
"Dr. Clough's accomplish-
ments are most heartily com-
mended and are In keeping
with the highest traditions of the
United States Coast (iuard
Under Clough's leadership,
the committee broadened its
focus to encompass science
operations onboard all three
('oast (iuard polar icebreakers.
"After every science cruise,
I would run a discussion of the
chief scientists to get feedback
on how to improve the ship
Clough said.
Clough, who studies crea-
tures that live at the bottom of
the sea, first conducted research
in the Arctic waters in 1993 as
part of her post-doctoral stud-
ies with William Ambrose at
ECU. Clough later returned to
the Arctic once or twice a year
to continue and expand her
research in benthlc ecology.
Clough said she was pleased
to receive the award last month
at a banquet in Washington D.C
and hopes that others will ben-
efit from the committee's work
in the future.
"In a lot of ways I think we
have made a significant dif-
ference in the way ships are
available for the scientific com-
munity Clough said.
Safety
from page A1
halls will be getting cameras
first, Lucier said, because
the bid for that project was
less than $5,000 and Campus
Living will be handling the
cost.
"We are addressing this as
quickly as we can Lucier said.
Students have complained
that security guards have
overstepped their authority by
listening in on dorm rooms and
"acting like police officers in the
words of one student.
Waz Miller, assitant
vice chancellor for Student
Experiences told The East
Carolinian that after the cam-
eras are installed, Campus
Living would most likely
remove the security
guards.
New lighting has been
added around the llclk Hall
parking lot, the commuter
parking lot across the street, and
the back and front stairwells of
Greefi Hall.
The shrubbery around the
courtyard of Jarvis and Flem-
ing halls described by Campus
living as "ominous has been
trimmed back allowing an unob-
structed view.
The list was put
together after Campus
Living conducted a safety
assessment or the dorms and
surrounding areas.
Lucier said most of the
extensive lighting changes
-aside from just changing bulbs
- would start over the summer.
lucier said these
improvements would take
more time because of the old
wiring that will have to be
examined, replaced or modi-
fied.
This writer can be contacted at
news&theeastcarolinian. com.
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Safety Assessment, Proposed Changes For Residence Halls
Umstead: Problems found were dark stairs and the surrounding fence near the dumpsters; also the back stairwells by rooms 135 and 151 are
too dark.
Slay: The parking lot Is too dark and the middle door that leads to the courtyard Is too dark.
Belk: Needs brighter lighting in the east and west stairwells, breezeways; there is a potentially dangerous "hiding spot" under the stairs down
the center. A light needs to be placed by the outside water fountain located under the east side stairwell near the basketball court, sur velllance
cameras for the laundry room.
CottenFlemlng: There needs to be a blue light phone between CottonFleming in the courtyard. It was also discovered that the trash dump
ster between the two halls is too dark. In Cotton, poor lighting was discovered by the Interior doors to the courtyard (from the first floor near the
bathroom); the Southwest comer near the Wright Fountain and on the mall (two entrances were affected). In Fleming, dark areas were found near
the gate outside the southeast entrance (service door) and the interior side stairwells need lights.
JarvisFleming: The big green gates in the courtyard should have better lights.
Jarvis: The outside stairwell going to the basement on the southeast side needs lights. The bushes (facing Fifth Street) need trimming. There Is a
space under the stairwells In the southwest Interior tower that needs lights, as well as the balconies on the second floor and the mall area facing
Fifth Street.
Fletcher The door on the first floor male side that faces the construction work needs lights.
Greene: The social room needs more lights (will be completed this summer). The exit door facing the Recreation Center's peek window on the
door Is top small In the area between the housekeeping manager's office. It was found that someone could hide In the hallway near the house-
keeping manager's office.
Garrett Darkunsafe areas were found In the stairwells on the north side of the building entering the basement; In the patio area, there are
steps that lead to the basement There needs to be more blue emergency call boxes. There are only two within the distance of Garrett The first Is
in front of Fletcher going down the ramp to Fifth Street the other is in front of the art building. Both areas are a bit far for students, who could be
followed or chased from Garrett to these locations.
Brown v. Board of Education: A look Back on 50 Years
Social Justice Institute 2:
Brown vs. Board of Education
Almost fifty years ago, a historical ruling by the US
Supreme Court changed the course of education for
students in public schools across the country. The rul-
ing came as a result of (Oliver) Brown filing a lawsuit
against the (Shawnee County) Topeka, Kansas Board of
Education for not letting his daughter Linda attend the
all white Summer Elementary School. What was the
result of the ruling and what has been the effect upon
the educational landscape-
To learn more about this case, the cast of lawyers, judg-
es, and others, as well as the final ruling by the Spreme
Court, you are invited to attend the Social Justice
Institute 2, presented by the Office of Intercultural
Student Affairs. We will welcome NPR Correspondent
and author Juan Williams on Thursday evening, April
15, 2004 to the Hendrix Theater for a talk on the sub-
ject. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m
Tickets are required and are free for ECU students,
faculty and staff. The cost for the general public is
$5.00 and there is a special rate of $3.00 for groups of
15 or more. Contact the ECU Central Ticket office for
ticket information. Additional program information is
available at Ledonia Wright Cultural Center.
328-6495 or 328-1680
Sponsored by: Intercultural Student Affairs
Presented by:
Juan Williams
The host of National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation, the
political analyst for the "Outlook" section of The Washing-
ton Post, and the writer for The Washington Post Magazine.
Date: April 15,2004
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Hendrix
Theater
Individuals with disabilities, requesting accommodations under the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA), should contact the Department for Disability Support
Services at (252) 328-6799 (VATY) or (252) 328-0899 (TTY).
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Bush
from page A1
Commission member
Jamie (iorelick, a former
deputy attorney general in
the Clinton administration,
told NBC's "Today" show
"there is a major game of finger-
pointing going on around lien-
Our job is to get to the bottom
of it
Sen. Evan Bayh, D-lnd
said public figures "shouldn't
be scapegoating" ami saul he
believes serious questions must
be raised about whether the KB I
is equipped to deal with terror-
ism.
Bayh said most Western
governments have separate
COItntB! terror ism departments
"We don't
We need to ask ourselves,
maylH- the time has come to do
that he told CBS's "The Early
Show
The memo specifically told
Bush that al-Qaida operatives
had reached American shores,
had a support system in place
and were engaging in "pat-
terns of suspicious activity
consistent with preparationsfot
hijackings or other types of
attacks
The memo's contents
are somewhat of a surprise
because lor two years, national
sec nuts adviser Condoteezu
Rice starting with a May
2002 news conference left the
impression that the document
focused on historical infor-
mation and that any current
l breats mostly involved overseas
targets.
Rice first outlined the
then-classified memo's con-
tents at a news conference in
May 2002.
I he "overwhelming bulk of
I he c idence" before Sept. 11, she
declared, was that any terrorist
attac k "was likely to take place
overseas
I he S00-word docu-
ment mentioned two current
threats: suspected al-Qaida
operatives might have cased
federal buildings in New
ork and that, according to
a phone call to an Ameri-
can embassy in the Middle
East, a group ol supporters
of al-Qaida leader Osama
bin Laden was in the United
States to plan attacks with explo-
sives
The KBI later concluded that
two Yemeni men photograph-
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To accentuate the potential
domestic threat, the memo told
Bush the FBI had 70 investiga-
tions related to bin Laden under
way.
Richard Ben-Veniste, a
Democrat on the commission
investigating the Sept. 11 attacks,
saw as significant the memo's
references to May 2001 intelli-
gence about a possible al-Qaida
explosives plot inside the United
States.
The "leadership at the
top he said Sunday, should
have "butted heads together,
get them In the same room,
and then pulse the agencies:
'What do you know?' Gel
all of your agents out there-
with messages to say, 'Tell us
everything you know at this
moment
Should the memo a major
topic on the Sunday talk shows
have raised "more of an alarm
bell than it did?
I think in hindsight that's
probably true said Sen. John
McCain, R-Ariz. He said the
Clinton and Bush administra-
tions bear responsibility for
Sept. II
To Sen. Bill Nelson, D-
Fla however, the memo
should have created a sense ot
urgency.
"If you are having a brief
that is entitled Bin laden
Determined to Strike in the
U.S and then it lays out
specific things you would
think that that would raise
enough caution flags that you
would haul in the FBI, that you'd
put out an all-points bulletin.
he said.
Slade Oorton, a Repub-
lican on the commission,
said the memo "did talk about
potential attacks in the United
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slightest clue as to what they
would be or where they would
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"The FBI has more questions
to answer than Condoleezza
Rice or (former presidential
anti-terrorism adviser) Pick
Clarke or anyone we've had
testify before us so far said
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Washington state.
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president about 70 FBI inves-
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1, 2, 3, 4, 5 bedroom houses and
duplexes. Available Fall 2004. ALL
walking distance from ECU. Call
531-5701
CLASSIFIEDS
for�
Apartment available for the summer,
wo bedroom 1112 bath, $490 month
plus utilities, Eastbrook Apartments.
Call 752-9620
Pinebrook Apt. 758-4015- 1 & 2
BR apts, dishwasher, CD, central
fcir & heat, pool, ECU bus line, 9 or
P2 month leases. Pets allowed. Rent
ncludes water, sewer, Sr cable.
-louses and apartments for rent near
tampus. 3 and 4 bedroom houses
available. 1 bedroom apartments
Available. Call (252)353-5107.
Student Special. Walk to class! 3 BR
BA Duplex. HW floors, WD, new
vindows, pets ok wfee. Available
jimmediately, $650 a month. Call
252-341-8331.
Efficiency Available. Live-in wanted
for veterinary clinic in Chocowinity.
, Excellent opportunity for a pre-vet
student. For details call 946-9000.
pinebrook apt. 758-4015- 1&2 BR
apts, dishwasher, CD, central air
& heat, pool, ECU bus line, 9 or 12
month leases. Pets allowed. Rent
includes water, sewer, h cable.
Above BW-3. 2 and 3 bedroom
apartments for rent. Water and
trash included. Available June, July,
or August. Call 252-725-5458 or
329-8738.
Pirate's Cove, Available Now, Sublet
furnished apartment. Special Price:
$325 all included. Call now 919-
846-7360.
Sub-Lease Rent Apt Pirate's Cove,
$360 mo available NOWI- uly 31,
2004. Contact: Karen N. Lee, 919-
894-8348 or 919-207-0804
Now Preleasing for Fall Semester-
1,2 and 3 bedroom duplexes &
townhouses. College Towne Row,
Verdant Street, Cannon Court,
Cedar Court, Lewis Street and 2nd
Street. All units close to ECU. Pets
allowed in some units with fee. For
more information contact Wainright
Property Management 756-6209.
Twin Oaks townhouse, 2 BR, 1 12
bath, end unit on ECU campus bus
route. Patio, pool, WD hook-up.
$575 per month. Call 864-346-5750
or 864-228-3667.
For rent: Upscale 3 BR3 Bath Near
campus, only if you like the BEST!
Call 252-561-7368 or 561-7679 or
dayle@bellsouth.net
Great Place! Walk to campus and
bars. 2 bedroom, newly renovated,
located on Holly Street off 1st street.
CHEAP! CHEAP! $425 a month.
Available NOW!
Pre-Register for spacious 2 and
3 bedroom townhouses. Full
basement, enclosed patio WD hook-
up, no pets. 752-7738 daytime 7:30
to 4:30.
Room for rent at Pirate's Cove for
summer. May, une, July rent $360.00
fees paid. Rent all included. For more
info, contact Nikki at (252)329 - 0614,
leave message.
Dockside Duplex 3 BDRM, 2 Bath. 1 -
unit available immediately, 1 building
w 2 units side by side- available
August 3, 2004. Cot 6 friends who
want to room? This is ideal! Call Jeff
@ 252-327-4433. WasherDryer
included, no pets.
Now Preleasing For Fall Semester-
1,2 and 3 bedrooms. All units close
to ECU. Cypress Gardens, asmine
Gardens, Peony Gardens, Gladiolus
Garden, Wesley Commons North,
Park Village, Cotanche Street, Beech
Street Villas and Woodcliff. Water and
sewer included with some units. Pets
allowed in some units with fee. For
more information contact Wainright
Property Management 756-6209.
3 BR House 1211 Cotanche St. Pets
OK with Deposit. $750 month. Call
355-3248 or 355-7939.
Melbourne Park upscale one
bedroom for rent. Cathedral ceiling,
balcony, dishwasher, walk-in closet.
New, quiet neighborhood on
Wimbledon Drive. NO DEPOSIT,
April rent paid. (252)717-7173.
Blocks to ECU, 1,2,3 bedrooms, all
appliances, central heatAC, see
collegeuniversityrcntals.com or call
321-4712.
Summer school students 2 BED 1
BATH, walk to ECU, rent $470mo
includes water and sewer. Available
May 16th through uly 31st, can
renew for Fall Lease. Call Elisa 1-
252-412-2463
Female roommate wanted to
sublease bedroom in four bedroom
four bathroom apartment in Pirate's
Cove for the summer andor next
year. One roommate is staying.
May pick other roommates or pot
luck. Summer rent is $360 and next
year's rent is $370. Please respond
a.s.a.p. Cara 252-413-6991 or cell
301-814-7748.
Graduate students seeking
responsible roommate. $230
$30 (rent utilities)month. Have
all living room furniture, kitchen
utensils, lust take care of your
bedroom. Available NOW! Call
anytime �252-258-8848.
Roommate needed for summer and
fall. 2 blocks from campus. $242 per
month plus half utilities. 2 BD 1 BA
serious inquires only. Call 758-4774,
leave message.
Roommate wanted to share 3-
bedroom apartment. Walking
distance to campusl $241.00 plus
13 bills. W & D included in rent.
Flexible move-in date. Call Maria at
353-5008.
Two fun responsible female
roommates looking for a third
roommate to share a 3BD3BA house
in Riverwalk, convenient to campus
$330mo. utilities. If interested
please contact 252-551-9134.
Male non-smoker roommate wanted
tor a 2 bdrm apartment $200 deposit,
$205mon. 12 utilities and cable.
Call leave message 258-7857.
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Matching CouchLoveseat $375, end
tables $75, entertainment center
$40, desk $60, bookshelf $15, full
size bed with boxspring $90, dishes
$30, potspans $30. Sell by May 8th.
353-0029.
Aquarium stand $25, wicker
bookshelf $25, corner desk &
executive chair $85 each or $150
for both, futon w mattress $75.
Call 321-9787.
3 Surfboards for sale. 6'0 C Stingray
Model, good condition 6'0 Surf
Prescription Y2RSQ Model, excellent
condition. 5'9 H.I.C Hybrid Model,
excellent condition. Call 252-258-
6151 for prices.
SERVILE
Free 12 inch pizza at Domino's Pizza.
Monday 41204 to Friday 41604.
Location 3192 E. 10th St. Limited
quantities available. Some conditions
apply. 11 am to 4 pm.
Attention: Local Hip Hop Group
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Contact us at artisticanarchists@y
ahoo.com or at 252-561-7303 for
further information or FREE CD's.
HELP iiim
Greenville Recreation and Parks
Department is seeking scorekeepers
for their Adult SpringSummer
Softball Leagues. Applicants must
possess knowledge of adult slow
pitch softball and scorekeeping
duties. Games are played
Monday through Thursday. Each
scorekeeper can expect three
games per night. Rate of pay is
$7.00 per game. Leagues will play
from April 26 until the end of July.
Interested applicants can contact
the Athletic Staff at 329-4550
to arrange an interview andor
receive additional information.
Food Delivery Drivers wanted for
Restaurant Runners. Part-time
positions (6-12hr. including
tips.) Perfect for college studentsl
Some lunch time (11a-2pm) M-F
availability required. 2-way radios
allow you to be anywhere in
Greenville when not on a delivery.
Reliable transportation a must and
knowledge of Greenville streets
advantageous. Call 756-5527 or
check out our website @ www.r
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dorm students.
Join the BBC: The Buffalo Brew
Crew. Buffalo Wild Wings (bw-3)
is now hiring waitstaff positions
for Summer. Apply in person @
114 East 5th Street, 1:00p.m. 'til
6:00p.m. daily. Flexible schedules
available.
Lifeguards and swim instructors
needed. Call 355-5009. Summer
only, interviews April 5th-9th.
Wanted! Reliable, honest, energetic
people to monitor crops. From
May through August, 2004. We
train! Must have own dependable
vehicle. Learn to ID insects, weeds
and other field conditions. No
Nights. Hourly pay mileage.
Must be 19 or have 1 year of
college. Mail or fax resume with
cover letter and work experience
to : MCSI, POB 370, Cove City,
NC 28523 Fax: 252-637-2125
mmclawhorn@mcsiag.com
Wait staff needed at Professor
O'Cools. must be available tor two
lunch shifts by 11:45 M-F. Apply
in person after 2 p.m. Will work
nights and weekends.
Druckerand Falk, LLC Management
Company is looking for an
experienced part-time leasing
agent for Wilson Acres Apartments.
Please send resume to 1806 East
First Street, Greenville, NC 27858
or fax to 252-830-9494.
Wanted: Student organizations for
fund-raising projects. Make money
for your cause. Send organization
name and contact phone number
to gracezim2004@yahoo.com or
call 252-916-4300.
The Greenville Recreation & Parks
Department is recruiting part-time
youth baseball coaches for the
spring t-ball program. Applicants
must possess a good knowledge of
baseball skills and have the ability
and patience to work with youth.
Hours are from 3:30 pm to 8:00
pm, Monday-Friday with some
weekend coaching. Flexible hours
according to class schedules. This
program will run from April 19- early
une. Salary start at $6.25 per hour.
Apply at the City of Greenville, Human
Resources Department, 201 Martin L.
King Dr. For more information, please
contact the Athletic Office at 329-
4550, Monday through Friday, 10 am
until 7 pm.
Two (2) part-time positions available.
Shifts will be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. plus
every other Saturday. Duties include
answering phones as well as other
clerical duties for staff. Knowledge
of Microsoft Word and Excel a must.
Applications being accepted at
Greenville Pool St Supply Co. 3730 S.
Charles Blvd Greenville, between 9:
00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Restaurant Assistant Manager needed
at Professor O'Cools. Apply after 2
p.m. in person. Shifts will be nights
and weekends. Some bartending
experience needed.
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April 16 salsa dance! Lesson by Devan
and Holly, 7:30-8:30; dance, 8:30-
11:00 p.m. D: Ramon. Admission:
students $3; Folk Arts Society members
$5; general public $8. Location:
Willis Building, 1st and Reade Sts.
downtown. Sponsors: ECU Folk and
Country Dancers, 752-7350, and
Folk Arts Society of Greenville. Come
alone or bring a friend! An alcohol- and
smoke-free event.
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4-13-04
Cheney promises Japanese prime minister U.S. aid
TOKYO (AP) - Vice President
Dick Cheney endorsed Prime
Minister Junichiro Koizumi's
handling of the Japanese hostage
crisis in Iraq and said Monday
he promised Koiumi the United
States would "do everything we
can to he of assistance
(honey met with the Japa-
nese leader in a session over-
shadowed by mow violence and
the holding of foreign hostages
in Iraq, including three Japanese
u Mans.
Koizumi's government has
refused to bow to demands
that it withdraw its roughly
530 ground troops performing
humanitarian missions in Iraq,
part of an eventual deployment
of 1,100 non-combat troopv
"We wholeheartedly sup-
port the position the prime
minister has taken with respect
to the question ot the Japanese
hostages Cheney told report-
ers. "We base consulted closely
with the prime minister and his
government to make certain we
do everything we can to be of
assistance
The kidnapping of the Japa-
nese civilians by Iraqi militants
cast a all over Cheney's visit to
Japan, his first stop on a week-
I o n g
sia trip
that also
is taking
the vice
presi -
dent to
China
and
South
Korea.
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three
nations
he is
visiting
have seen civilians kidnapped
in Iraq.
The captors had threatened
to kill the Japanese hostages by
Sunday if Japan did not pull its
forces out. The deadline came
and went. The kidnappers at
one time indicated they would
release their captives, but there
was still no word on their fate
at the time of Cheney's meeting
with Koizumi.
"The relationship between
the United States and Japan is
absolutely vital in many ways,
the security relationship, the
economic relationship Cheney
said.
"We deeply appreciate the
Dick Cheney discussed hostages with Japanese leaders.
work we do together all over the
globe
Separately, a senior adminis-
tration ofticial, briefing reporters
on the condition of anonymity,
said that Cheney and Koizumi
had extensively discussed
the increased violence in
Iraq and the holding of foreign
hostages.
Cheney told Koizumi he
expected the U.Sled coalition
in Iraq to come under "maxi-
mum pressure" in the run-up to
a planned June 30 turnover of
civilian authority to an interim
Iraqi government in an attempt
to torpedo the exchange of
power.
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FEATURES
AMANDA LINGERFELT
Features Editor
JOHN BREAM
Assistant Features Editor
features@theeastcarolinian.com
252.328.6366
Did You Know?
Singer Peabo Bryson (1951) and drummer Max Weinberg (1951)
both call today their birthday.
This month is Informed Woman Month
On this day in 1979. the longest doubles ping-pong match ended
after 101 hours.
Announcements
Scavenger Hunt
The Student UnionRHA Scavenger Hunt 2004 will be held today.
Registration begins at 5:15 p.m. in the Mendenhall Multi-Purpose Room.
Three or four students are limited to a team. First place wins $700. second
place wins $500 and third place wins $300.
Mac Users Group Meeting
ECU'S Mac Users Group will be meeting at 7 p.m. today in Harvey Hall in the
Murphy Center This meeting will feature demonstrations of the highly rated
programs Movie 4, iDVD 4 and iPhoto 4, as well as a very exciting product
called RapidWeaver 2, a super-easy Mac software that builds nice web
sites with navigation bars and buttons. HTML web design experience isn't
needed to use it The group will be giving away five copies of RapidWeaver
2, two gift certificates to the iTunes Music store and one copy of iLife 04
as part of their $1 raffle All are invited to attend
Master Class
The School of Music presents a master class with Heidi Grant Murphy,
soprano with the Metropolitan Opera and distinguished visiting professor
from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14 in the A. J. Fletcher Recital
Hall This event is free.
Films
The Student Unicn Films Committee presents Osama on Wednesday at
7 p.m Thursday at 9:30 p.m Friday at 7 p.m. and midnight. Saturday at
9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Along Came Polly is showing Wednesday
at 9:30 p.m Thursday at 7 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 a student ID and are
located in the Hendrix Theatre. For more information, call 328-4700.
Open Mic Night
The Student Union Popular Entertainment Committee presents an open mic
night from 7 p.m. - 9 p m. on Wednesday, April 14 in the Pirate Underground.
This event is free.
Chinese Acrobats
The Student Union presents a performance by Chinese Acrobats at 7 p.m.
on Thursday, April 15 in Wright Auditorium Tickets can be purchased by
calling the Central Ticket Office at 1-800-ECU-ARTS.
'The Rivals'
The ECULoessin Playhouse presents The Rivals on Thursday. April 15
through Tuesday, April 20 in McGinnis Theatre. Shows begin at 8 p m. with
a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 18. Tickets can be purchased at the ECU
Central Tickel Office or by calling 1-800-ECU-ARTS.
Salsa Dance
The ECU Folk and Country Dancers will sponsor a salsa dance on Friday,
April 16 in the Willis Building. Lessons are at 7:30 p.m. and the dance begins
at 8:30 p.m Admission is $8 for the general public, $5 for Folk Arts Society
members and $3 for students
International Festival
The City of Greenville and ECU'S International Festival will be held from
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday. April 17 on the Town Commons. Vendors will
be on hand with a wide range of food, arts and crafts and informational
displays from around the world
Don Giovanni
ECU'S Opera Theatre presents Don Giovanni on Saturday, April 17 through
Tuesday. April 20 in the A J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Weekend show times are
at 2 p.m and weekdays at 8 p.m Tickets are $5 - $10
Bolcom & Morris
The S Rudolph Performing Arts Series presents Bolcom & Morris at 8 p.m.
on Saturday, April 17 in Wright Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the
ECU Central Ticket Office or by calling 1-800-ECU-ARTS.
Live Music Performance
The Student Union Popular Entertainment Committee presents music by
Battle Koalas and Art Lord and the Self Portraits from 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. on
Saturday, April 17 in the Pirate Underground. This event is free.
New Releases
CDs
Give It All Away. Ben Jelen
Kill Bill: Volume 2 Soundtrack, Various Artists
Damfa Jo (Plus Bonus Tracks) Import, Janet Jackson
Ghetto Pop Life, Dangermouse and Jemini
Duel. Allison Moorer
Palm Trees & Power Lines. Sugarcult
Just a Little While Pt.2 (Enhanced) CD-single Import, Janet Jackson
White Punks on Dope. Tubes
Songwriter (Plus Bonus Tracks) Import, Justin Hayward
King of My World. Sam Bush
DVDs
Kill Bill, Volume I
Babylon 5 - The Complete Fifth Season
Timeline (Widescreen Edition)
Highlander - The Series Season Four
Yossi and Jagger
Tokyo Godfathers
Paul McCartney - Music & Animation Collection
Eating Raoul
Babylon 5 � The Complete First 5 Seasons
Ginger Snaps 2 - Unleashed
51 u Moon festiva
returns to Greenville
Solo pianist to perform in Mendenhall
Vienna Teng welcomes
Warm Strangers' to
her performance
BETH GUNDERSON
SENIOR WRITER
Barefoot week kicks off
Monday, April 19 with the per-
formance of critically acclaimed
singersongwriter and pianist
Vienna Teng.
Teng has been featured on
"The Late Show with David Let-
terman" and on National Public
Radio.
" 11 ler music) is very deep and
enlightening it is moving -
typically piano music is not
said Lisa Crouse, Student Union
president.
"There is soul in her voice
and music
Feng's sophomore album.
Warm Strangers, incorporates
many different styles of music
giving it a unique and diverse
sound.
A variety of Instruments are
used on the album-they Include
string quartets, slide guitars and
more.
"We're always doing differ-
ent genres. I saw her Teng at a
conference in November. She was
incredible Crouse said.
CfOUSe said TBng got a stand-
ing ovation at that conference.
Teng was five years old when
she first started playing the piano
and had written her first song by
the age of six.
She had classical piano train-
ing until she graduated from high
school.
n
Event Info
Vienna Teng
Monday. April 19 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Mendenhall Multipurpose room
Admission is tree.
For more Information and a tour schedule
tor Teng. visit Vlennateng.com.
'Warm Strangers' Track Listing
1. "Fealher Moon"
2. "Harbor"
3. "Hope on Fire"
4. -Shine"
5. "Mission Street"
6. "My Medea"
7. "Shasta (Carrie's songl"
8. "Homecoming Walter's Song)"
9. "Anna Rose"
10. "Passage"
11. "The Atheist Christmas Carol"
She started performing at the
age of 22 and became a full time
musician In August 2002.
Most of the songs she wrote
for her lirst album, Waking Hour,
were written by the time she
graduated from Itigh school.
Teng graduated from Stan-
ford University with a bachelor's
degree in computer science.
She got a job as a software
engineer al CISCO. At one point
she was pre-med in college before
deciding it was not for her.
"She was an engineer and quit
her job one day Crouse said.
"This music is what she
really loves
This writer can be contacted at
features@theeastcarolinian.com.
Vienna Teng began playing the piano at the age of five.
'Rocky Horror' to show in Hendrix Theatre
Event offers free prop
bags, costume contest
ADAM PARR
STAFF WRITER
The Rocky Horror Picture Slum
began as a small stage production
in London in 1973 showing in
front ol about 60 people.
It was quickly moved to a
larger venue and was received
with great fanfare and critical
acclaim.
Innovative Americarfcmusu
producer Lou Adler saw the
show and immediately bought
the film rights.
The film teeters between
mockery and tribute to the
horror film, but either way it is
unlike anything else you have
ever seen.
It tells the story of two
straight-edged young kids
who run into trouble on their
way to see an old college
professor and end up at the
houe of Dr. Frank N. Furter, a
transvestite mad scientist from
another planet.
What ensues is a strange
and sexually ambiguous orgy of
comedy and other really, really
weird stuff.
Perhaps the biggest draw to
Picture Show is the event that
accompanies the movie.
The audience is invited to
dress in ridiculous outfits and
actually participate in the movie
itself.
Following on-screen prompts,
moviegoers throw confetti, rice
and toilet paper.
Picture Show has turned into
possibly the biggest cult mpvie
ever.
In many major cities (and
even one in Raleigh), it still draws
an audience every single night.
It is the kind ol thing that elic-
its a sense of comradery among
viewers, like belonging to an
exclusive club.
Those who have never seen
the show before are referred to
as "virgins
The movie may have a
long list of devoted followers,
but it doesn't sit well with every-
body.
"It's kind ol weird said
Johnny i'etrole, senior leisure
studies major.
"It must be a Jersey thing
- they love it up there
Let the detractors and the
naysayers say what they will
- they are only missing out.
"We had about 500 people
come out last time said A.J.
Sarwal, Student Union film
director.
"It was a lot of fun, and we
expect an even better turnout
this week. We will be giving out
prizes for the best costume and
we can't wait to see what people
come up.with
The Blockbuster and Mercury
movies will still be screening
this week, but you can expect
a little different crowd for
The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
It should be a very interesting
evening.
This writer can be contacted at
features@theeastcarolinian.com.
n
Event Info
Rocky Horror Picture Show'
and costume contest
Saturday, April 17 at midnight
Hendrix Theatre In Mendenhall
Admission Is free for students,
$2 lor non-students





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Horoscopes
Arts (March 21-April 20).
Over the next few days, friends
and lovers may react strongly to
new opinions or social changes
Group expectations and romantic
passions are high before midweek
Take extra time to explain
last-minute cancellations and
long-term intentions
Taurus (April 21-May 20).
Financial facts, permissions or
paperwork are vital to the success of
business ventures Before Thursday
carefully research new ideas and
check sources for misinformation. At
present, workplace partnerships and
complex projects will benefit from
cautious planning and a relentless
commitment to small details
Gemini (May 21-June 21).
Before midweek, new romantic
proposals are passionate but
unreliable Enjoy compliments
from potential lovers but wait for
valid promises, public displays
of affection or firm commitments.
Love affairs and sensuality will
be ongoing distractions Remain
determined and respond quickly to
sudden reversals
Cancer (June 22-July 22).
Love relationships will challenge your
need for pnvacy Someone close may
wish to bring greater spontaneity into
his or her lives. Creativity, romantic
expression and group behavior may
be key issues Welcome all social
changes Before June, emotional
progress will be fast and rewarding
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22).
Family decisions are unnecessary
over the next few days Although
loved ones may press for quick
home revisions; this is not the right
lime for newly established routines
or heated group discussions
Encourage patience and opt for light
social encounters. Close relatives will
soon follow your example
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
Social habits and repeated
emotional patterns are sources of
private tension. Group activities
may provide the needed relief Plan
outdoor events or explore new forms
of entertainment
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
Listen closely to the social needs
and family expectations of loved
ones. Over the next eight days, a
long-term friend or relative may
require added group support Areas
affected involve addictive behaviors,
complicated relationships or unusual
power struggles between friends Stay
focused and offer sincere opinions.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22).
Romantic partners may demand
increased access to private family
decisions. Community involvement
and group awareness are key
concerns for loved ones Encourage
a fresh perspective Important
relationships will eventually require
dramatic emotional growth and
serious choices
Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21).
Younger relatives may be
temperamental or quick to anger
Don't be derailed Over the next
few days, close friends and family
members will need extra time to
explore a fresh social perspective
or new family behaviors Provide
optimism and reassurance Calm
home relations will soon be
re-established.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20).
Friendly or innocent flirtations
deepen. Over the next eight days,
expect rare complications between
business partners or long-term
friends Although new attractions are
rewarding, minor delays concerning
dates, times or romantic promises
may still be bothersome
Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 19).
Someone close may reveal a powerful
need for zoca or romantic change
Before midweek, boredom, emotional
withdrawal and long-term doubt may
need to be publicly addressed Loved
ones need your continuing support
Offer constructive ideas and watch
for steady changes
Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20).
Important business decisions
are best avoided over the next
eight days Authority figures may
feel briefly threatened by public
announcements, probing questions
or changing routines Remain
cautious, but respond quickly to valid
opportunities fur candid discussions
Your suggestions and needs will
eventually be taken seriously
If your birthday Is this week
Almosl 14 months of slow business
progress and social indifference
is now ending Over the next three
to four weeks, friends, relatives
and close colleagues may ask
to participate more fully in your
personal life Welcome all such
changes and expect expanding
social involvement over the next
eight months Some Aries natives,
especially those born prior to 1978.
will also encounter a remarkable
romantic attraction before the end of
July If so. expect martial proposals
or new lifestyle decisions to arrive
throughout the summer months.
Emotional, romantic and spiritual
progress is no longer blocked
Make sure loved ones understand
your decisions and appreciate your
unique talents.
BIG PAPER DUE?
Reference librarians in Joyner Library
are available for FREE individual
consultations to help with research.
To schedule your individual
30 minute consultation,
contact the Joyner Library Reference Desk:
E-Mail Phone
askrefmail.ecu.edu 328-6677
Web Form
http:www.lib.ecu.eduReferenceconsult.html
Individual consultations times are available:
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in the theater. They include lots
of abstract thought Magnum
said.
Response has brought in
around 30 entries and the direc-
tor will narrow those down to
Include all filmmakers in the
film festival.
"Some people sent in two
entries, so we may have to choose
one film out of the two in order
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to show films from other artists
Magnum said.
Magnum has been happy
40 take over the festival from
the last year's director and the
creator of the Blu Moon Festival,
Jesse Strong.
"lie put it together last year,
graduated and left it for me to run
this year Magnum said.
"I hope I can do the same
thing so it will go on for a long
time
lor more information on the
film festival, students can check
out the lllu Moon Film Festival
Web site at personal.ecu.edu
jccl I02.S or e-mail the director at
hlumoontestCnyahoo.com.
Thh writer can be contacted at
features@theeastcarolinian.com.
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HomecominP Chair '04
Applications available: Mendenhall Student Center
(Information Desk) from April 12-16
Deadline to apply: Friday, April 16th
Be a leader! Help us plan our campuswide activities for
ECU Homecoming this Fall (from our theme selection,
parade, floats, King & Queen contest, Spirit Week and
Pirate Fest activities)!
For more information contact Joanna Iwata at
iwataj@mail.ecu.edu or the Office
of Student Involvement at 328-4790.
SGA Cabinet '04- '05
Sign up: Student Government Association Office
(MSC2 53from April 12-16
Deadline to apply: Friday, April 16th
This is your chance to get involved with the different
special interest committees in SGA for next year!
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O'Donnell at slo0604@mail.ecu.edu
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having trouble breathing. When Shock rocker Marilyn
Manson's circus show ol a life is
taking a new turn, as Us Weekly
(KRT) � Former Enron :EO
Jeffrey Skilling has been accused
of being a crook - he's charged
with fraud, insider trading and
other crimes in the massive col-
lapse of his company.
Now he's also being labeled
an "emotionally disturbed
person That's bow New York
cops reportedly described Skill-
Ing after picking him up at 4 a.m.
Friday at Park Avenue and Fast
73rd Street and taking him to
New York Presbyterian Hospital
for observation.
Skilling spent the evening in
two Manhattan bars, American
Trash and the Voodoo Lounge,
where he allegedly ran up to
patrons, pulled open their
clothes, and accused them of
being FBI agents.
"Fie was shouting at them:
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told tile Associated Press.
Police said Skilling was
intoxicated and highly uncoop-
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him, but they did no! charge
him with a crime. Messages left
for Skilling's lawyers were not
immediately returned. Hospital
officials would say only that
Skilling had been discharged
from the hospital Friday.
UFE IMITATING, UH, ART?
He's not just a multimillion-
aire movie star turned populist
Republican governor. No, the
(iovinator is an actual super-
hero. According to "Access Hol-
lywood Arnold Schwarzeneg-
ger saved a man's life by fishing
him out of the water off Maul in
1 lawaii. Schwarzenegger, who was
the guy told him he was not
OK, Schwarzenegger grabbed a
boogie board, and while treading
water, picked him up, put him
on the board, and took him back
to shore. The man is doing fine.
C O M I' I. I C A -
TIONS FOR LAVKiNI
"Sk8er Boi" singer Avrii
l.avigne has had to deal with
a stalker boi. Seattle police say
they arrested James Speedy,
30, for allegedly stalking the
19-year-old punky Canadian
singer. Authorities say they've
been Investigating Speedy since
last summer, when they were
contacted by Ontario, Canada,
police about harassing letters
and e-mails sent to l.avigne.
On Wednesday, when Speedy
was arrested, l.avigne played a
free concert at a mall south of
reports that the sell-described
"Anti-Christ Superstar" has
proposed to his girlfriend, the
"burlesque artist" Dlta Von
Teese. (Gee, could that be a stage
name?)The shocking part, Asso-
ciated Press tells us, is that the
leather-and-lipstick-loving dude
did it the traditional way: Rather
than pour a bucket of blood on
the gal, he got down on one
knee and gave her a seven-carat,
round-cut diamond. Fxpect nup-
tials within .i year.
ACTRESSES ROCK OUT
Columnist Liz Smith has
some surprising info: Sharon
Stone is trying her band at
song writ ing. The 46-year-old
actress says she already has
sold someol her songs to a maor
movie studio and a pop star.
the singing hug isn't con-
fined to just one screen siren.
Oina Cershon, whose last flick,
Prey for ftock is Roll, was about an
aging punk Singer, has taken hei
fictional movie hand through
the looking glass The Showgirls
hottie went on a real concert
tour with the band I iirls Against
Boys. The band's lour adventures
will be broadcast in "Rocked
With (iina Cershon a six-part
reality series that premiered
Friday night on IFC. That's
movie-to-real-lite-to-reality-
TV. Got it?
Get
caught
reading.
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SPORTS
RYAN DOWNEY
Sports Editor
TONY Z0PP0
Assistant Sports Editor
sports@theeastcaroHnlan.com
252.328.6366
Announcements
ECU To Hold Basketball Awards Program
ECU's mens basketball team will hold its year-end awards social in the
Harvey Hall room at the Murphy Center on Sunday, April 18 beginning at
430 pm Tickets can be purchased for $6 by contacting the basketball
office at 252-328-4592 and must be purchased by Wednesday. April 14
In addition to hors dbeuvres and a highlight video, the Pirate players will
receive postseason team awards presented by Head Coach Bill Herrion
and his staff The Pirates, in their fifth season under Herrion. finished the
season by winning four of their final five regular season games and qualified
for the Conference USA Tournament for the second time in three years
ECU finished the season with its most victories in three seasons, posting
a 13-14 overall record.
Women's Basketball To Hold Awards Banquet
ECU'S womens basketball program will hold its end of the year awards
banquet Thursday, April 29 in Harvey Hall inside the Murphy Center starting
at 7 p.m. In addition to a sit-down dinner and a highlight video, the Lady
Pirates will receive postseason awards by Head Coach Sharon Baldwin-
Tener and her staff Tickets can be purchased for $15 by contacting the
basketball office at 252-328-4586 and must be purchased by Thursday, April
29 The Lady Pirates recorded 14 wins, the most in three years, and made
its second consecutive appearance at the Conference USA Tournament
under Baldwin-Tener In two years under Baldwin-Tener, ECU holds a 26-
30 overall record
Pirates sweep first-place Bulls
Sports Briefs
Summerall recovering after transplant
Broadcaster Pat Summerall received a liver transplant Saturday and was
recovering in an intensive care unit, a hospital spokeswoman said The 73-
year-okj former NFL kicker had been on the waiting list at St. Luke's Hospital
since April 2 Transplant surgeon Jeffrey Steers said the two and a half-hour
surgery was completed without complications Summerall was In stable
condition after the transplant, hospital spokeswoman Evelyn Tovar said
The broadcaster had been flown by air ambulance to the Mayo Clinic-owned
hospital in Jacksonville from Fort Worth, Texas Summerall. a recovenng
alcoholic, qualified for a transplant through blood tests that rank potential
recipients anonymously Summerall played in the NFL for 10 years (1952-61)
before becoming a broadcaster, then spent more than 40 years in the booth
He teamed with John Madden to call Fox's lead game from 1994 to 2001,
and they were the No 1 team on CBS for 13 seasons before that. The two
called eight Super Bowls together and Summerall has called 16
Nets' Jefferson likely to be selected for Team USA
Richard Jefferson is on the verge of being selected to the US. Olympic team,
although Nets teammate Jason Kidd might not be joining him in Athens
Jefferson, a member of the US team that qualified for the Olympics at a
tournament in Puerto Rico last summer, said Sunday he has been given
every indication he has been chosen to fill the slot originally slated tor Vince
Carter Jefferson got the news from Nets president Rod Thorn, a member
of the USA Basketball selection committee USA Basketball spokesman
Craig Miller said no roster announcements have been scheduled Kidd.
one of nine players already guaranteed spots on the U.S. roster, said he is
undecided about playing Hampered by a bone bruise in his left knee, Kidd
had missed 10 of 12 games before starting Sunday against Philadelphia
The American team will open training camp in late July before traveling to
Germany Serbia and Turkey for exhibitions They will be housed aboard a
cruise ship during the Aug 13-29 Olympics
Official says recruit denied admission for behavior
A University of Colorado football recruit was denied admission to the
school because of evidence he had sex with a drunken woman without
her consent, according to a document written by a school official Vice
Chancellor for Student Affairs Ron Stump testified in a deposition last fall
thai now-suspended football coach Gary Bametl had supported the recruit s
admission In Barnett's own deposition, released in February, he said he was
supporting the recruit s rights because the athlete had not been charged
Stump's comments were in a document obtained by the Associated Press
thai has been labeled as an exhibit in a federal lawsuit filed by the woman,
who accuses the recruit of raping her during a December 2001 party The
document was first reported Saturday in the Longmont Daily Times-Call
Tennis Results
Men's Tennis Downs Appalachian State
ECU'S men's tennis team bounced back from a disappointing loss
Wednesday lo claim its 13th victory of the season with a 5-2 win over
in-state foe Appalachian State on Saturday The Pirates (13-5) recorded
five singles wins with senior Chart Meyer defeating Alex Probst in straight
sets 6-0 and 6-0 Meyer s doubles teammate, Darren Mansell. also won in
straight sets 7-5 and 6-4 to pace the Pirates In doubles action, the team
ol Meyer and Mansell captured the Pirates' lone win over Probst and Ben
Shuster. 8-6 The Pirates will be back in action April 15-18 when they travel
to Memphis Tenn for the Conference USA Tennis Championships
Singles
1 Charl Meyer (ECU) del Alex Probst, 6-0,6-0
2 Paulo Baumer (ECU) def Dimltar Dimltrov, 7-5,4-6.3
3 Darren Mansell (ECU) del Ben Shuster. 7-5.6-4
4 Felipe Fonseca (ECU) def Andrew Waters. 6-4.7-6
5 Jason Nius def Mark Gellard (ECU), 4-6.6-1,7-5
6 Nick Rose (ECU) def Jacob Stapleton, 6-2,6-4
Doubles
1 MeyerMansell (ECU) def ShusterProbst. 8-6
2 NiusWaiers def BaumerRose (ECU), 8-4
3 TaylorDimttrov def FonsecaGellard (ECU), 8-6
Trevor Lawhorn is leading the Pirates in both homeruns (15) and RBIs (38) this year.
team in hitting, going 2-for-4
with two RHIs and a run scored.
Trevor Lawhorn was his usual
sell again, homering for the sixth
time in as many games in the
fifth and tying an ECU record
lor home runs in consecutive
contests.
ECU improved to 26-6 over-
all and 7-3 in Conference USA
with the win.
A determined South Florida
club came out in game two with
three early runs to give them-
selves an early 3-Q advantage.
The Pirates quickly got
two of them back in the
second, however setting
the stage for an unbelievable
home half of the third which
saw the Pirates collect seven
hits - si consecutively at one
point - and live devastating runs
that ruined the Hulls' chance of
a victory.
Jamie Paige led off the frame
with a single. After another single
by Ryan Jones, Paige scored on a
I. LawhOfl) double to left.
A Darryl Lawhorn single
brought home Jones, who was
quickly joined in the dugout by
IV Lawhorn after Drew Costan-
ZO'S double to center.
Ryan Norwood's jaw-drop-
ping two-ruh homer capped
off the incredible inning for the
Pirates.
The Bulls tried to rally late in
the game with a run in the fifth
and eighth innings which cut the
Pirate lead to 7-5.
A three-run job by Jones
In the bottom of the eighth
sealed the deal for ECU,
however, who improved to 27-6
overall and 8-3 in C-USA with
the 10-5 triumph over the oppo-
sition.
Paige led the Pirates at the
plate going 3-for-4 with two runs
scored, followed closely by Jones
who was 3-for-S with three RBIs
and two runs scored.
Norwood also was stellar as
he went 2-for-4 with two RBIs
and also scored a pair of runs.
ECU as a team pounded at 14
hits. Brody Taylor picked up the
win on the hill, improving his
season record to 5-0.
The Pirates made sure
that game three would not
be a repeat of the first two in
which the Pirates trailed early,
as they scorched South Florida
starter Chase Livette for six first-
inning runs en route to an 11-1
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Brody Taylor has been outstanding for ECU. posting a 5-0 record with a 3.40 ERA and 49 strikeouts on the season.
ECU stays hot, climbs
polls, improves to 28-6
BRENT WYNNE
STAFF WRITER
Riding high on a six-game
winning streak, ECU used the
momentum to add three to that
number as they swept past South
Florida in a three game series 6-4,
10-5 and 11-1.
The Pirates got things going
in game one behind a masterful
performance on the mound from
junior Greg Ilium
The right-handed hurler
surrendered just two hits In S.I
innings of work, striking out
seven.
" ireg was the 'same ole same
ole said Head Coach Randy
Mazey.
"He's been that good every
time out this season and the
thing is, he was just a one pitch
guy tonight. He really didn't
have his breaking hall or his
change up
"That just goes to show you
what a competitor he is to heat
a team like that with only one
pitch
The Pirates carried a 6-2
lead heading to the final frame,
but after Bunn issued only
his second walk of the game,
Maey opted to bring in fresh-
man Mike Hye to close the d(xr
on the Bulls.
However, the Bulls looked like
a team with new lire as they cut
the lead to 6-4 before Flye finally
struck out the last two batters to
end the game.
The Pirates found themselves
struggling early in the game and
laced a 2-1 deficit heading into
the bottom of the fourth.
Nevertheless, after a two-run
fourth and a three-run lifth, KCU
was in control.
John Poppert gave the Pirates
their first taste ol the lead in the
fourth with a gargantuan two-
run shot that was still rising as
it trailed off deep into the night
in left field.
The senior catcher led the
Rk TeamW-LIW
1.Texas35-42
2.Stanford25-51
aRice27-64
4Miami26-75
5.Long Beach Statt23-87
6.South Carolina25-76
7.Louisiana State24-93
8.Mississippi26-68
9.Notre Dame25-49
10.Tulane25-912
11.Wichita State20-510
12.Southern Miss.27-611
13Texas ASM29-915
14.UC Irvine22-716
15.ECU28-617
16Auburn24-1018
17.Tennessee29-518
18.Oklahoma22-1118
19Nebraska24-713
20.North Carolina25-814
21.Arkansas23-11NR
22.vanderbllt24-819
23.Virginia29-7NR
24Oral Roberts26-7NR
2bFlorida State25-1121
The ECU women finished with just one win against the Lady Bulls last weekend.
Lady Pirates fall to No. 18 USR
ECU drops two
conference games
DAVID WASKIEWICZ
STAFF WRITER
Coming olf two wins over
UNWilmington last week,
the ECU) softball team hoped
to extend their winning streak
as they played No. IS South
Florida last weekend.
Unfortunately, the Lady
Pirates fell In two of the three
games, setting their overall
record at 38-1.1-1 and 5-10 in
the conference.
11 U opened play last Friday
in a doubleheadei agalnsl I m
Problems plagued the Lady
Pirates the entire first game as
they committed six errors and
gave up six runs in their 6-3
loss. ECU junior pitcher Maggie
Lingo was credited with her
third loss, leaving her with a
13-3 record this season.
In the second game ol the
day, the Lady Pirates improved
and committed no errors in
their 2-1 victory. The win
marked the Lady Pirates lusl
win over a ranked opponent
this season and the end of
South Florida's 17-game win-
ning streak. ECU Headoat h
li.iiey Kee was excited about
the win.
"The one game we won was
huge said Kee.
"A win over an ISth ranked
team is a huge win for our pro-
gram
The highlight of the second
game came In the fourth inning
when junior infielder Kate
Manuse hit a record-break-
ing double, which ultimately
gave the lady Pirates the
win Manuse's 22nd double of
the season moved her to first
In M U's record book, break-
ing the old record of 21 set
by former teammate Angela
Manzo.
"It makes me feel pretty
good knowing that I have a
place In the record book said
Manuse.
"I'm glad that I have been
successful this year and able to
make an impact"
On Sunday, the Lady Pirates
played their final game against
the Bulls, falling 11-3.
"Our biggest problem as a
team this year is showing up
tor the third game Kee said
alter the game.
'We have to learn that we
can't just settle for one win in
the series.
"We have to find a way to
come into the second day and
win
This weekend, ECU will
look lo get back on a winning
streak when they play liberty
and James Madison in double-
headers.
This writer con be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian.com.
Dropped Out: Central Florida 119).
Arizona State 1231, Florida 1241.
Four ECU athletes
named All-American
by NSCA program
KCU had four student-athletes
named 2004 All-American Ath-
letes by the National Strength and
Conditioning Association: Lrroyl
Bing, Alexis Jones, Vonta Leach
and Brian Rimpf.
The NSCA program recog-
nizes those collegiate athletes,
whose accomplishments, in the
opinion of their strength coach,
reflect their dedication to strength
training and conditioning.
Bing's dedication to improv-
ing his strength and condition-
ing carried directly over lo his
performance on the basketball
court. As a senior, he led KCU in
rebounding and ranked fourth in
Conference USA. His tenacious
tactics on the glass helped him
become the school's second all-
time leading rebounder with 948
career boards.
As a middle blocker on the
Pirate volleyball team, Jones
led the squad in attack percent-
age (.285) as a senior. She also
recorded the highest approach
jump by any KCU female athlete
this past season (32.5").
During a two-year span. I each
added 50 pounds to his bench
press (420 lbs) and 70 pounds
(670 lbs.) to his squat max. This
past season, Leach carried the ball
into the end one five times as a
senior and rushed for 290 yards
from his fullback position.
Regarded as one of the hard-
est workers on the Pirate football
team, both on and off the field,
Kimpf ranks among ECU'S all-
time leaders in three weight
lilting categories, which includes
a record 401-pound push jerk.
Rimpf was a three-time All C-USA
performer along the offensive line
and earned honorable mention
All-America honors.





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(KRT) - Oklahoma State coach
Eddie Sutton loves to tell stories
about Henry Iba, who was Sul-
tan's coach and mentor during
his playing days at the school.
Iba, demanding and tough, was
described as basketball's funda-
mentalist country preacher. His
nickname was the Iron Duke,
but those who played for him
respectfully call him Mr. Iba.
"On holidays, we practiced
three times Sutton said. "We'd
go 9 in the morning until noon, 2
to 5, and then come back at night
and practice until begot tired.
I'm not sure Mr. Iba could have
coached today because of the
20-hour (NCAA weekly) limit.
I think that would have killed
him
Sound familiar? There's
a coach in Storrs who would
spend 24 hours a day in the gym
if it were allowed. Jim Calhoun
loves being in the gym every
day with his teain. He's no prai-
rie preacher, but Calhoun has
become New England's version
of Iba, an updated version of the
basketball teacher with a Boston
accent instead of an Oklahoma
drawl.
Now Calhoun has something
else In common with Mr. Iba: two
national championships. U lonn
did more than win the national
championship last week with an
82-73 victory over Georgia Tech.
The Huskies firmly established
Calhoun's place in college bas-
ketball history.
Calhoun' program has truly
reached elite status.
Ry winning the national
championship for the second
time in six seasons, UConn
joins Duke and Kentucky as the
only programs with multiple
championships since the NCAA
Tournament expanded to 64
teams in 1985.
The list of coaches with two
NCAA championships is short.
In addition to Iba and Calhoun,
it includes Denny Crum of Lou-
isville, Ed Jucker of Cincinnati,
Branch McCracken of Indiana,
Dean Smith of North Carolina
and Phil Woolperl of Nan 1-ran-
cisco.
The list of coaches with more
than two.national trophies is
shorter. Bob Knight and Mike
Krzyzewski each have three.
Kentucky's Adolph Rupp won
four. And UCLA's John Wooden
sits atop the list with his amazing
total of 10.
"You're known by the com-
pany you keep Calhoun said.
"If I'm keeping the company of
Mike Krzyzewski and Bob Knight
as a basketball coach, then I'm
Calhoun has two titles to his credit, both coming at UCONN.
lining OK
Calhoun is in their com-
pany because they are the only
three on the list who are still
active. And Calhoun has further
cemented his place in history by
beating Krzyzewski twice in Final
lour games, t oach K ranks third
behind Wooden (12) and Smith
(11) in Final lour appearances
with 10 and is second in Final
lour wins with 10, trailing only
Wooden (21).
"Mike was devastated after
the game Calhoun said the
day alter the Huskies heal Duke
79-78 in the semifinals. "Mike
Krzyzewski is as hungry now to
win another championship as be
was when he won his first
Calhoun wouldn't admit it,
but that devastation was the
result of being out-coached. Say
what you will about theofficiat-
Ing.and it was terrlble.Calhoun
made the proper adjustments and
had I mck.i Okafor on the floor
for the final four minutes when
Duke's big men had fouled out.
Calhoun has been In Hie
Final lour twice and left both
times with the championship
trophy. (lorapare ih.it to Knight,
who is 3-for-5 and Krzyzewski,
who is 3-for-10. Smith was 2-
lor-ll. Even Wooden and Rupp
didn't win titles the first time
they reached the Final lour.
Calhoun now is a remarkable
4-0 in Final Four games.
Of the coaches who have
won multiple championships,
only Woolpert, McCracken,
Jucker and Iba won their first
four Final lour games, Iba won
consecutive championships in
1945 and 1946, then never won
another. Woolpert had Bill Rus-
sell on his side when he won in
1955 and 1956. Jucker didn't win
in I960 with Oscar Robertson,
but he did win consecutive titles
in 1961 and 1962.
Krzyzewski led Duke to con-
secutive titles in 1991 and 1992
and it was a great accomplish-
ment. But in this age of early
entry into the NBA, Calhoun's
accomplishment is proof he has
built a program that can with-
stand the clement of lime. Only
Mc( racken, who won in 1940and
1953, had a longer span between
his two championships.
When the NCAA publishes
its 2005 edition of Final Four
records, Calhoun will join
McCracken as the only Final
Four coaches with a 1.000 win-
ning percentage in a minimum
of three games. Wooden (21-3)
is next at .875.
"The great thing for me at
age 61 is to continue to learn
from my kids, and that's a
great lesson Calhoun said.
"This team proved to me that
they can stand up to the scru-
tiny and to the disappointments.
Do you realize that in February
we were voted the No. 1 dis-
appointing team in America?
We were 21-3. The No. 1 disap-
pointing team in America. I have
a very good memory, by the way.
Guess what? I would like to tell
that person I hope they're not
disappointed in the fact that
we won a national champion-
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Linebackers rated for NFL Draft
(KRT) � Ten players were
drafted off a defense that carried
Oklahoma to a national title in
2000. Linebacker Teddy Lehman
figures to tx- the 11th. He didn't
start. He had to wait his turn behind
Rocky Calmus. But he knew that
going in.
"Oklahoma is loaded every
year Ivhm.in said.
"They always have the next
greatest player. It makes it easy on
all of us
( .ilniiis won the Butkus Award
as the best linebacker in college foot-
ball in 2001. Safety Roy Williams
won the Thorpe Award as the best
defensive back and the Nagurski
Award as the best defensive layer,
also in 2001.
Lehman followed them to
the podium in 2003, winning
the Butkus and Bednarik. Having
watched Calmus and Williams as a
freshman and played with them as
a sophomore provided Lehman the
role models to max out his game.
"Rocky was one of the best
linebackers ever to come out of
Oklahoma Lehman said.
"He's a great leader and some-
one I've always looked up to. I've
strived to get to his level
Calmus starts for the Ten nessee
Titans and Williams starts for the
Cowboys. Williams became a first-
time Pro Bowler in 2003.
"Roy never missed a tackle,
never took a play off Lehman
said.
"He made huge plays every
game, every day. He set a standard
0Top
15 Linebackers
Rk Player
t. DJ Williams
2. Jonathan Vilma
3.
4.
5.
6
7.
School HI Wt. Noteworthy
Miami 6-012 250 Converted running back
Miami 6-012 233 2-tJme AH- Big East
Teddy Lehman Oklahoma 6-112 240 2-ttme All-Big 12
Oaryl Smith Ga Tech 6-112 234 14 career sacks
Michael Boulware Florida SI 6-2 225 4.47 speed In the 40
Courtney Watson Notre Dame 6-1 237 6 career Interceptions
Dontarrlous Thomas Auburn 6-212 241 347 career tackles
8. KariosDansby Auburn 6-3 251 8 career Interceptions
9. KeyaronFox GaTech 6-2 227 38 career tackles for loss
10. Demorrlo Williams Nebraska 6-012 232 4.53 speed In the 40
11. Jorge Cordova Nevada 6-1 241 2-ttme WAC sack leader
12 Brandon Chiller UCLA 6-212 253 127 tackles In 2003
13. Landon Johnson Purdue 6-112 227 4-tlme academic All-Big Ten
14. Richard Seigler Oregon St. 6-2 244 4-year starter
15. Cody Spencer North Texas 6-212 242 7 career Interceptions
for everyone at Oklahoma. We
were all here placing his hand
waist-high, "and he was way up
here placing his hand over his
head. "Every day in practice was
like that, and everything he did
was like that
. The best: U.J. Williams, Miami
D.J. Williams went to Miami
as a running back and started two
games as a freshman before moving
to linebacker.
He started his final three sea-
sons on defense and concluded his
career as an All-Big East selection.
Sleeper: Renauld Williams,
Hofstra
Renauld Williams started his
college career at New Hampshire
but transferred to Hofstra, where he
became a two-time All-Atlantic 10
selection. He was the team MVP in
2002, when he racked up IS sacks,
and defensive MVPin 2003. He had
a dynamic workout on campus,
running a 4.48 40-yard dash to
pique the interest of NFL teams.
Caleb Miller posted three con-
secutive 100-tackle seasons as an
inside linebacker at Arkansas. But
at 224 pounds, he is considered t(x
skinny to play there in the NFL.
Jack Lambert was considered
too skinny, too. "I played in the
SEC, and that's probably as close
size-wise and speed-wise to the
NFL said Miller, of Sulphur
Springs, Texas. "Regardless of your
size, look at the tapes and the statis-
tics. You can't argue with it
Baseball
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beating of the Bulls.
Jones homered for the
12th time this season in
the first frame along with
Minicozl's ninth such blast
that allowed ECU to put
the finishing touches on the
series.
T. Lawhorn and Norwood
also went deep in the contest.
I.awhorn's home run
was his 16th of the season,
which leads all of C-USA and
puts him among the nation's
leaders.
Tor the series, Norwood went
7-for-ll with four RBIs and seven
runs scored.
All in all, the senior pro-
duced 11 of the 27 Pirate runs
this weekend.
"It felt good to swing the
bat said Norwood.
"I'm starting to see the ball
and feel good up there, and
my confidence is coming back.
It feels good to swing it like
that
The Pirates move into a tie
for second place in the C-USA
standings with Tulane.
Southern Miss, who cur-
rently holds the top spot,
swept a struggling St. Louis
squad this past weekend,
keeping a one game lead over
both the Creen Wave'and the
Pirates.
ECU seems to be clicking
at the right time heading into
the thick of the conference
schedule.
The Pirates will get back on
the field as they take on UNC-
Wilmington in a rivalry that
has been brewing over the past
couple of seasons.
Game time at home on
Wednesday is 7 p.m.
This writer con be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian.com.

Series Notes
-Greg Bunn Is now 6-0 on the season
-Shane Mathews Is 4-0
The Pirates had 36 hits on ttie series
-ECU made only one error throughout
the three games
-Game three was called In the seventh
Inning, citing a Sunday mercy rule,
which states that a team leading by 10
or more runs after the seventh inning is
declared the winner.
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