The East Carolinian, July 21, 2004

Volume 79 Number 150
July 21, 2004
Clinton adviser probed for
taking classified terror memos
Berger, former President Clinton's
national security adviser, is under
criminal investigation by the Justice
Department after highly classified
terrorism documents disappeared
while he was reviewing what should
be turned over to the Sept. 11 com-
Berger's home and office were
searched earlier this year by FBI
agents armed with warrants after the
former Clinton adviser voluntarily
returned some sensitive documents
to the National Archives and admit-
ted he also removed handwritten
notes he had made while reviewing
the sensitive documents.
However, some drafts of a sen-
sitive after-action report on the
Clinton administration's handling
of al-Qaida terror threats during the
December 1999 millennium celebra-
tion are still missing, officials and
lawyers told The Associated Press.
Berger and his lawyer said
Monday night he knowingly removed
the handwritten notes by placing
them in his jacket and pants, and also
inadvertently took copies of actual
classified documents in a leather
"I deeply regret the sloppiness
involved, but I had no intention of
withholding documents from the
commission, and to the contrary,
to my knowledge, every document
requested by the commission from
the Clinton administration was
produced Berger said in a statement
to the AP.
Lanny Breuer, one of Berger's
attorneys, said his client has offered
to cooperate with the investigation,
but had not yet been interviewed by
the FBI or prosecutors. Berger has
been told he is the subject of the
criminal investigation, Breuer said.
Berger served as Clinton's
national security adviser for all of
the president's second term and
most recently has been informally
advising Democratic presidential
candidate John Kerry. Clinton asked
Berger last year to review and select
the administration documents that
Former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger is seen in 1998 in
Washington. Berger is the focus of a criminal investigation after admitting
he removed highly classified terrorism documents from a secure reading
room during preparations for the Sept. 11 commission hearings.
would be turned over to the commis-
sion investigating the Sept. 11, 2001
terrorist attacks.
The FBI searches of Berger's home
and office occurred after National
Archives employees told agents
they believed they witnessed Berger
place documents in his clothing
while reviewing sensitive Clinton
administration papers and that some
documents were then noticed miss-
ing, officials said.
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content, uniformity
ECU's Web site is currently
undergoing a face-lift that will create
improvements on the overall func-
tion of the site.
The new Web site offers a tem-
plate that departments can use to
convert their old sites or create new
ones that will give a more uniform
look to all the ECU Web pages.
"For those that aren't web design
programming savvy, it bridges an
important gap. It gives everyone an
equal opportunity to post web con-
tent said Dan Radez, technology
solutions director.
The new Web site will allow for
an increase in the volume of con-
tent, better manage the presentation
of that content and make the site
a stronger marketing tool for the
Although the old Web site is cur-
rently in place, students can take a
look at the new Web site by visiting
Radez said the two sites are cur-
rently coexisting, but the new site
will eventually take place of the
old one.
In 1991, the first online informa-
tion system at ECU was developed. By
1994, a Web site that started as text-
only, but grew to include graphics,
was available for those with Internet
During this time with technol-
ogy moving forward, ECU saw it
necessary to organize a committee
to make and keep standards for the
school's Web site(s), calling it the
Information Resources Coordinat-
ing Council. The first committee
included Richard Brown as vice chan-
cellor for administration and Dave
Watkins as associate vice chancellor
for academic affairs. They served as
Sub-committees for Web Home
Page Development were formed and
in 1999, a proposal to make a more
formal committee was presented to
the chancellor by Jeff Huskamp, Blake
Price and Jo Lynne Daughtry from CIS.
In April 1997, Wired magazine
named ECU among the 100 "most
wired campuses" in the country.
This writer can be contacted at
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Meet the Chancellor
Chancellor Steve Ballard will be holding
a "Meet the Chancellor" session today
at 9 a.m. in the Pirate Market in Jones
Residence Hall. In this session, Ballard
welcomes issues or suggestions
concerning ECU.
Library Opening
Joyner Library will be holding an
opening of their new reference
department today from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
in the library.
Summer Theatre
The ECULoessin Summer Theatre
series presents Smokey Joe's Care:
The Songs of Leiber & Stoller July
20 - 24 in the McGinnis Theatre. The
musical begins at 8 p.m. each night,
with performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
on Saturday. For more information, call
Parking Information
If you are a new or returning student
planning to bring a vehicle to campus,
you must register your vehicle and
purchase an ECU parking permit.
Parking on campus is limited with a
maximum number of permits sold in
each zone. The parking application
process must be completed online
through the ECU OneStop system, Permits will be
mailed to applicants who register
by July 16. After this date, you may
register online and your permit will be
held at the parking office for pickup. If
you need access to the Internet, you
may use any campus computer lab,
campus library or your local library.
news Mima
One killed, four hurt when truck
hits Harriett County restaurant
OLIVIA, NC (AP) - A 14-ton tractor-trailer
careened off a highway and barreled
into a seafood restaurant just after
lunch hour Monday, killing one person
and seriously injuring four others,
authorities said.
The accident occurred about 1 p.m.
when the truck, headed south on NC
87 in Harnett County, rear ended a car
that was stopped at a red light, said
Highway Patrol Trooper R.E. Mellott.
The truck then crossed the center
lane, sideswiped another car apd
crashed into Peggy's Seafood
Restaurant, traveling 75-100 feet
inside the restaurant, Mellott said.
The truck ripped through the front
of the building, shattering part of the
roof and exposing the insulation. All
but 10 feet of the 45-foot truck, a 16-
wheel tractor-trailer, were inside the
The town is located about 40 miles
southwest of Raleigh.
Although authorities did not identify the
dead man, friends said he was Dale
Reece Hardee, 32, the owner's son.
His family has owned the business
since 1968.
Friends said Hardee was chatting with
customers when the truck hit him.
"It knocked him clear through two
walls said Thomas O'Quinn, a cook
at the restaurant who found Hardee's
body just after the accident.
Two women eating lunch at the
restaurant were critically injured,
Highway Patrol officials said. The
driver of the truck and another driver
involved in the accident were
hospitalized with injuries that were
not life-threatening.
NC hospitals ranked below
average for heart treatment
GREENSBORO, NC (AP) - Moses Cone
Health System and UNC Hospitals
each ranked below-average for
treatment of heart failure patients,
according to a report by the
country's main hospital accreditation
The Joint Commission on Accreditation
of Healthcare Organizations released
findings last week, giving hospitals
reports on their strengths and
weaknesses. The findings are available
through the Internet.
The commission judged hospitals
in four areas: heart-attack care,
heart-failure care, pneumonia care
and pregnancy care. Hospitals
voluntarily submitted data from 2003,
and not every hospital was rated in
every category.
In the reports, Moses Cone
Health System employees advised
only 29 percent of patients with
heart failure to stop smoking in 2003.
The system, which owns all the
hospitals in Greensboro, was evaluated
only for care of patients with heart
Other hospitals rated in North Carolina
-Mission Hospitals in Asheville ranked
above average in heart-failure care.
-Rex Hospital in Raleigh received an
average rating for heart-attack care.
-North Carolina Baptist Hospitals
based in Winston-Salem received
above average marks for treating heart
attacks, while its treatmeni for heart
failure was average and its treatment
for pneumonia was below average.
-Pitt County Memorial Hospital
in Greenville ranked below
average for heart-attack treatment.
-Duke University Hospital received
above average marks for its heart-
attack and heart-failure care.
he is debriefed and given time to
decompress and avoid the media
spotlight, officials said.
U.S. Marine who disappeared In
Iraq says he did not desert
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Marine
who was once feared beheaded by
Iraqi insurgents after disappearing from
his unit has stepped forward to deny he
was ever a deserter, insisting that "once
a Marine, always a Marine
Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun has been
under a cloud of suspicion since failing
to report for duty June 20. Videotaped
images later surfaced showing him
apparently kidnapped; he emerged
unharmed in Lebanon on July 8 and
was brought back to the United States
last week.
"I did not desert my post Hassoun
told reporters outside Quantico Marine
Corps Base on Monday.
"I was captured and held against
my will by anti-coalition forces for 19
days. This was a very difficult and
challenging time for me
Hassoun, 24, of West Jordan, Utah,
disappeared from his base near the
troubled Iraqi city of Fallujah and later
turned up at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut.
It remains unclear how he traveled from
Iraq to Lebanon, where he was born
and still has some relatives.
On June 27, Arab television showed a
videotape of a blindfolded Hassoun,
a sword hanging over his head. At
one point during his disappearance,
a group claiming to represent his
captors announced that he had been
beheaded after being lured from the
base by a love affair.
Hassoun did not answer any questions
during his brief appearance Monday.
He is in the midst of what the Marines
call a "repatriation process" in which
At least 31 miners killed In
methane explosion at Ukrainian
coal mine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Rescuers battled
a raging fire and deadly gases deep
in an eastern Ukrainian coal mine
Tuesday, looking for survivors from a
methane gas explosion that killed at
least 31 miners.
Emergency workers had
recovered 31 bodies later Tuesday
and were seeking five others in the
Krasnolimanskaya mine, said Andrey
Klyuyev, Ukraine's Deputy Prime
Minister in charge of investigation of
the blast.
"We will keep searching Kluyev told
The blast Monday night hit a
section of the mine in the Donetsk
region, about 3,180 feet below
the surface, said Oleh Venzhyk,
a spokesman for the Ministry for
Emergency Situations.
Dozens of rescue teams searching
for dead and injured miners were
being hampered by raging fires, high
concentrations of poisonous gases,
heavy smoke and temperatures of up
to 120, a rescuer who gave his name
only as Volodymyr said by telephone.
"Rocks and debris make our job
incredibly difficult it's a complete
mess down there Volodymyr said.
Meanwhile, rescuers announced
that they will start pumping nitrogen
and flooding the parts of the burning
shaft in an attempt to put out the fire.
At the time of the explosion,
48 miners were at work, 12 managed
to escape.
Greenspan: Fed may increase interest rates faster if inflation worsens
Reserve Chairman Alan Greens-
pan said Tuesday the central bank
is prepared to raise interest rates
more quickly if inflation suddenly
Delivering his midyear economic
outlook to Congress, Greenspan said
that economic conditions" have gener-
ally been quite favorable in 2004" with
stronger growth finally producing
some significant gains in employment.
He noted that inflation has risen
as well, but he repeated the belief
that much of the increase in prices
this year could be blamed on transi-
tory factors such as a jump in oil
As long as price pressures ease in
coming months and don't threaten
to become embedded in wages,
Greenspan said the Fed feels it
can continue to raise interest rates
"at a pace that is likely to be mea-
But he cautioned that if inflation
pressures do worsen, the Fed is pre-
pared to act decisively to keep prices
from getting out of control.
"The Federal Reserve will pay close
attention to incoming data, especially
on costs and prices Greenspan told
the Senate Banking Committee.
The Fed raised interest rates for
the first time in four years on June
30 by quarter-point, pushing its
benchmark federal funds rate, the
interest on overnight bank loans,
from a 46-year low of 1 percent up
to 1.2S percent.
Most economists believe that
increase will be followed by further
quarter-point hikes at the Fed's next
meeting on Aug. 10 and following
meetings this year and into 2005.
But Greenspan devoted a por-
tion of his testimony to preparing
financial markets for the possibility
that the Fed would raise rates more
rapidly if inflation worsens.
"We cannot be certain that this
benign environment will persist and
that there are not more deep-seated
forces emerging as a consequence of
prolonged monetary accommoda-
tion Greenspan said.
Consumers and businesses have
been enjoying the lowest interest
rates in nearly a half-century as the
Fed has battled the adverse impacts
of the 2000 stock market collapse, a
recession, the 2001 terrorist attacks
and a series of corporate accounting
Greenspan said that the extended
period of low rates had allowed
consumers to cut their monthly
mortgage payments by refinancing
and had allowed businesses to con-
solidate their debt burdens as well,
leaving them in better position to
face higher rates.
Still, he cautioned that a more
rapid increase would bring "consid-
erably more uncertainty and hence
risk" to the economy.
"As always, considerable uncer-
tainties remain about the pace of the
expansion and the path of inflation
Greenspan told the panel.
"Some of those uncertainties,
especially ones associated with
potential terrorism both here and
abroad, are difficult to quantify
Greenspan said terrorist risks so
far had not translated into higher
perceptions of risk in financial mar-
kets outside of the energy area.

ECU Walker Center looks to expand service
Students react positively to
assessment center's services
ECU'S Walker Center, established
in 1987, recently underwent a series
of organizational changes to attract
more people and help improve their
One of the biggest changes, said
Glen Gilbert, was his being named
the dean of the college of health and
human performance. The center has
also established a new advisory board
committee made up of prominent
individuals interested in the Walker
Center, many of whom are ECU
alumni or officials. The center is also
looking to do more work with ECU
sports teams, Gilbert said.
"There is a lot of renewed interest
in the Walker Center as a result of
this reorganization, and we're get-
ting good advice by this committee
said Gilbert.
"We're planning on doing much
more with the Walker Center in the
Gilbert said the new reorgani-
zation and interest of the Walker
Center will more than likely lead to
expansion. An increased amount of
advertising both within the United
States and overseas is going to take
place, Gilbert said, which will bring
more athletes to the center.
"We're gearing up this advertis-
ing campaign most of the coun-
tries don't know about the availabil-
ity of this center Gilbert said.
Gilbert said the center is adver-
tising in the leading Track and Field,
a worldwide publication for coaches
and athletes. They are doing direct
mailing to international coaches of
the national teams of target coun-
tries, mailing them information
and are also doing advertising at the
upcoming Olympics, Gilbert said.
Services the Walker Center pro-
vides, Gilbert said, are allowing
visiting athletes and their coaches to
come to ECU and Greenville where
they undergo a series of physical
testing and receive feedback on
what improvements they can make.
This service is not only beneficial
to the athletes and coaches, but the
students studying exercise science
also benefit from these services. The
center gives students the chance to
have hands-on experience with elite
athletes, Gilbert said.
"It's a good benefit to our students
to get this practical work as well as a
benefit to the athletes Gilbert said.
Gilbert said athletes from around
the world come to ECU'S Walker
Center and do a series of tests mea-
suring various physical aspects
including blood work, strength and
endurance measurements, muscle
fiber testing, oxygen capacity and
others. First-class scientists conduct
the physical assessments, who then
go over the results with the athletes
and coaches, Gilbert said.
"Our specialty is doing this
physiological assessment to enhance
performance virtually every ath-
lete that has been here, we find some-
thing that they can improve upon
with proper training Gilbert said.
Gilbert said the Walker Center
focuses on other countries that
cannot afford to provide this testing
for their own athletes, many of which
are African and South American
"We have one of the better exer-
cise physiology groups in the world
here now Gilbert said.
"We are approved by the inter-
national Olympic committee as
an assessment site and we are the
only site approved as an assessment
The Walker Center also focuses
on the Pair Olympics, designated for
athletes who have certain limitations
affecting their athletic performance.
Gilbert said one thing the center
has done in past years is a women's
wheelchair basketball tournament.
David Loy, assistant professor at
the department of recreation and
leisure studies, said the center has
new missions including working out
into the community and increasing
the awareness sports opportunities
for the disabled.
Loy said the center gets its fund-
ing from the Pitt Memorial Hospital
foundation from a grant that serves
specific groups in Pitt County for
populations that need health care.
These funds help the Center to con-
duct their services to disabled people
who are interested in participating in
physical activity.
Melanie Sweazy, second year
graduate student in exercise physiol-
ogy, said she feels the Walker Center
is very beneficial to students and
"It's good because we get a look
at all of the physiological aspects
you read about, but don't always get
to see said Sweazy.
Sweazy, who completed her
undergraduate degree at Ithaca
College, said ECU's program incor-
porates both clinical and research
means of study, providing a more
in-depth education. While Sweazy
has not had a chance to work with
athletes in the Walker Center, she
said the new improvements and
increased advertising will give her
that opportunity.
This writer can be contacted at
news@theeastcarolinian. com.
For More
Mike McCammon, associate
director at the human performance
laboratory, said the following about
services available to students:
- The testing is a comprehensive
cardiovascular risk assessment
that includes a variety of
These measurements include
blood and urinalysis testing,
cardiopulmonary examination, lung
function testing, blood pressure,
strength and flexibility assessment,
maximal exercise stress test,
interpretation of resting and exercise
electrocardiograms by our attending
physician, body composition
assessment (hydrostatic weighing
and skin folds) and exercise
- Costs for these services is $275 for
students for the entire assessment.
The cost of the assessment at a
personal physician would exceed
- The program is self-referral and
the only restriction is a person
cannot receive maximal testing who
has a past or current heart disease
- Jenn McCartney coordinates the
- People interested in volunteering
can call David Loy at 328-2718
Get caught reading.
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Friends and relatives of Angelo dela Cruz celebrate his release from Iraq.
Filipino truck driver freed
from Iraqi insurgents
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) � A Fili-
pino truck driver, held hostage in
Iraq for nearly two weeks, was freed
Tuesday, a day after his nation with-
drew its final peacekeepers from Iraq
- a move that met the kidnappers'
demands, but angered U.S. and Iraqi
The Philippines government
and the family of Angelo dela Cruz
were overjoyed at his release. His
wife, Arsenia, burst into tears upon
hearing the news in neighboring
Jordan. Philippines President Gloria
Macapagal Arroyo grinned during a
nationally televised address in the
"We must rejoice at the good
news, but our happiness must be
tempered by the awareness that we
live in dangerous times, and that we
must work to create a more peaceful
world Arroyo said.
The ordeal of dela Cruz, a father
of eight, had captivated the Philip-
pines, since he was first shown on
video wearing a bright orange gar-
ment similar to that worn by other
foreign hostages who were killed by
With more than 7 million Filipi-
nos working overseas, 1.4 million of
them in the Middle East, many in the
Philippines felt a personal connection
to dela Cruz.
"Angelo has become a Filipino
'everyman a symbol of the hard-
working Filipino seeking hope and
opportunity Arroyo said in her
national address.
The news of dela Cruz's release
carne amid an ongoing wave of deadly
violence across Iraq, much of it tar-
geting police and other government
officials, whom insurgents view as
In the southern city of Basra,
gunmen killed Hazim al-Aynachi,
an Iraqi council member running for
governor, along with his bodyguard
and driver as they were pulling out of
his driveway to head to work Tuesday
morning, said council head Abdul
Bari Faiyek.
Faiyek blamed the killing on
opposition to the gubernatorial elec-
tions that were scheduled for Tuesday,
but were delayed in response to the
"Many threats have been directed
to the eight council members nomi-
nated to the post Faiyek said, adding
that another councilman escaped an
assassination attempt Monday.
Insurgents have also taken for-
eigners in Iraq hostage in an effort to
push out coalition forces and private
companies helping rebuild Iraq.
The militants holding dela Cruz,
who first appeared in a videotape
July 7 surrounded by masked, armed
gunmen, demanded the Philippines
pull out its Sl-member force here or
they would kill him.
The government initially made
a series of ambiguous statements,
but finally agreed. On Monday, the
last Philippine troops, who had been
scheduled to leave Aug. 20, drove out
of the country and into Kuwait.
About 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, dela
Cruz was dropped on the steps of
the United Arab Emirates Embassy
in Baghdad, said UAE officials, who
denied there was any coordination
between them and the kidnappers.
About three hours later, dela Cruz
was driven in a silver Mercedes to the
Philippines Embassy, where jubilant
embassy staff members embraced
At news of his release, dela Cruz's
family burst into celebration.
"I thank all who offered prayers
for our family Arsenia dela Cruz
said from Jordan, where she had
been awaiting word of her husband's

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When asked, Berger said he
returned some classified documents
that he found In his office and all of
the handwritten notes he had taken
from the secure room, but could
not locate two or three copies of the
highly classified millennium terror
"In the course of reviewing over
several days, thousands of pages of
documents on behalf of the Clinton
administration in connection with
requests by the Sept. 11 commission,
I inadvertently took a few documents
from the Archives Berger said.
"When I was informed by the
Archives that there were documents
missing, I immediately returned
everything I had except for a few
documents that I apparently had
accidentally discarded
Breuer said Berger believed he
was looking at copies of the classified
documents, not originals.
Laws exist strictly governing the
handling of classified information,
including prohibiting unauthorized
remova 1 or release of such i n formation.
Government and congressional
officials familiar with the investiga-
tion, who spoke only on condition
of anonymity because the probe
involves classified materials, said
the investigation remains active
and no decision has been made on
whether Berger should face criminal
The officials said the missing
documents were highly classified,
and included critical assessments
about the Clinton administration's
handling of the millennium terror
threats as well as identification of
America's terror vulnerabilities at
airports to sea ports.
David Gergen, who was an
adviser to Clinton and worked with
Berger for a time in the White House,
said Tuesday, "I think it's more inno-
cent than it looks
Appearing on NBC's "Today"
show, Gergen said, "1 have known
Sandy Berger for a long time. He
would never do anything to com-
promise the security of the United
Gergen said he thought that "it is
suspicious" that word of the investi-
gation of Berger would emerge just as
the Sept. 11 commission is about to
release its report, since "this investi-
gation started months ago
Berger testified publicly at one of
the commission's hearings about the
Clinton administration's approach to
fighting terrorism, while the former
president met in private with the
commission to answer questions.
Berger himself had ordered his
anti-terror czar Richard Clarke in
early 2000 to write the after-action
report and has publicly spoken about
how the review brought to the fore-
front the realization that al-Qaida
had reached America's shores and
required more attention.
The missing documents involve
two or three draft versions of the
report as it was evolving and being
refined by the Clinton administra-
tion, according to officials and
lawyers. The Archives, which is the
nation's repository for presidential
papers, is believed to have copies of
some of the missing documents.
In the FBI search of his office,
Berger also was found in possession
of a small number of classified note
cards containing his handwritten
notes from the Middle East peace
talks during the 1990s, but those
are not a focal point of the current
criminal probe, according to officials
and lawyers.
Breuer said the Archives staff first
raised concerns with Berger during
an Oct. 2 review of documents that
at least one copy of the post-millen-
nium report he had reviewed earlier
was missing. Berger was given a
second copy that day, Breuer said.
Officials familiar with the inves-
tigation said Archive staff specially
marked the documents and when the
new copy and others disappeared,
Archive officials called Clinton
attorney Bruce Lindsey to raise
Berger immediately returned
all the notes he had taken, and
conducted a search and located two
copies of the classified documents on
a messy desk in his office, Breuer said.
An Archives official came to Berger's
home to collect those documents,
but Berger couldn't locate the other
missing copies, the lawyer said.
Breuer said Berger was allowed
to take handwritten notes, but also
knew that taking his own notes out
of the secure reading room was a
"technical violation of Archive pro-
cedures, but it is not all clear to us
this represents a violation of the law
Justice officials have informed
the Sept. 11 commission of the Berger
incident and the nature of the docu-
ments in case commissioners had any
concerns, officials said. The commis-
sion is expected to release its final
report on Thursday. Berger is the
second high-level Clinton-era official
to face controversy over taking clas-
sified information home.
Former CIA Director John Deutch
was pardoned by President Clinton
just hours before Clinton left office
in 2001 for taking home classified
information and keeping it on unse-
cured computers at his home during
his time at the CIA and Pentagon.
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Qureia will stay on as Palestinian
prime minister, but only as caretaker
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, right, and his prime minister Ahmed
Qureia, left, attend an emergency cabinet session at Arafat's office in
the West Bank town of Ramallah, Tuesday, July 20. Qureia told Arafat he
would stay on in his post, but only temporarily in a caretaker capacity.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP)
� Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed
Qureia told Yasser Arafat Tuesday he
would stay on in his post, but only
temporarily in a caretaker capacity,
Cabinet ministers said.
In an angry confrontation in the
Palestinian leader's office, Qureia
insisted his resignation stands unless
Arafat yields more power to the Cabi-
net, Palestinian officials said.
Arafat was equally insistent that
he rejected Qureia's resignation,
said Saeb Erekat, a senior Cabinet
"President Arafat insisted in
rejecting the resignation. Abu Ala
insists on his resignation. The crisis
goes on Erekat told The Associated
Press, using Qureia's common name.
Qureia exited through a rear door
to avoid reporters, leaving it unclear
how long he would remain in the
post or what his next move will be.
At the stormy Cabinet meet-
ing, some ministers quoted Qureia
as saying he accepted Arafat's
rejection of his resignation, which
he submitted three days ago amid
growing chaos in Gaza ahead of a
planned Israeli pullout and discon-
tent over disorder in the Palestinian
security services.
But Qureia was clearly angry that
Arafat refused to yield power over
the security forces, and at the lack
of authority the Cabinet has to make
and carry out decisions.
He told the Cabinet he saw him-
self only as a caretaker premier, min-
isters said, indicating that underlying
problems remained unresolved.
Qureia "told Arafat that his gov-
ernment must have real authority,
especially over the security branches
in order for it to be effective said
Qadoura Fares, a minister without
"Arafat decided to reject Abu
Ala's resignation, and renewed his
confidence in him said Arafat's aide
Nabil Abu Rdeneh.
"Accordingly, the resignation is
officially rejected
Arafat, who is president of the
Palestinian Authority, attended the
meeting but made no comment
afterward. The session was held in
his headquarters, where he has been
sequestered for two years in his shell-
shattered compound.
The Cabinet crisis exploded after
a series of kidnappings and violent
demonstrations in Gaza last week,
followed by Arafat's reshuffling of
top security posts.
Arafat announced a consolida-
tion of the security services, but
ensured that his loyalists were in key
positions. He appointed his widely
disliked cousin, Moussa Arafat, to
the top security job in Gaza.
On Monday, Arafat reinstated the
officer his relative replaced - Abdel
Razek al-Majaide - but retained
Moussa in a powerful position,
satisfying some of his critics, but
infuriating others.
The United States and other
Mideast peace sponsors had urged a
streamlining of the security services
under the authority of the Cabinet
as a prerequisite for reviving the
deadlocked peace process.
Interior Minister Hakam Balawi
stormed out of Saturday's Cabinet
meeting, complaining that his posi-
tion was powerless. Qureia told
Arafat that Balawi couldn't even hire
a policeman on his own authority,
other ministers reported.
The Cabinet was sending a pow-
erful delegation to Gaza to try to
restore calm, scheduling meetings
with militant groups, security offi-
cers and political factions.

Amanda Lingerfelt
Editor in Chief
Robbie Derr
Features Editor
Nina Coefleld
Head Copy Editor
Tanesha Slstrunk
Photo Editor
Alexander Marclnlak
Web Editor
Our View
should focus
The Senate refused to send a pro-
posed constitutional amendment
banning gay marriage to the floor for
on the real a vote on Wednesday.
issues, and
keep the
definition of
marriage in
the hands
of individual
The amendment reads, "Marriage in
the United States shall consist only
of the union of a man and a woman.
Neither this Constitution, nor the
constitution of any state, shall be con-
strued to require that marriage or the
legal incidents thereof, be conferred
upon any union other than the union
of a man and a woman
The amendment proposal was pushed
by President Bush and Republicans
in the Senate. One such Republican,
Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania,
went as far as to say that defending
marriage is "the ultimate homeland
While TEC does not propose to take
a stand on the morality issue of gay
marriage, we do know one thing
- marriage is a right of the people and
it should be a right decided on by the
people, not a handful of judges.
Efforts are currently under way in 20
states to define marriage legally as
a union only between a man and a
woman. It's now up to, and should
always be up to, the people of those
states to choose what they define as
a marriage.
It's time for politicians to stop messing
with our sacred Constitution merely to
help boost a presidential campaign.
Let's focus on the real issues and
keep the definition of marriage in the
hands of individual states.
Opinion Writer
Divine right of kings is alive in Bush administration
Bush's religious rhetoric
will hit fever pitch with
election approaching
When Alexander the
Great conquered Egypt in
332 B.C he concocted a story
about his divine birth and his
relationships to the Egyptian
pantheon of gods. In France,
the story went that the king
had been sent by God to rule
the French people.
World history is filled
with stories such as this, and
the divine right of kings has
been used to justify and legal-
ize dictatorial rulers. It seems
the divine right of kings has
been embraced by another
regime to help justify its
existence - the Bush Admin-
istration. What better way to
convince religiously minded
Americans that Bush and his
cronies are the best thing for
America than by telling them
that God has decided Bush
should be the president?
Now, anyone who has read
this column before knows that
when it comes to issues of
religion, I am a relatively sus-
picious individual. I am totally
unsure about the nature of
the Almighty, or if such an
entity even exists, but there
is one thing I am sure of
- religion is no way to justify
the continued domination of
an unpopular, war-monger-
ing regime. If God looked
across the cultural landscape
in America, trying his best
to figure out the best, most
capable, most honest person
to appoint as our national
leader, to guide us through
danger and economic mine
fields, and the person who
he decided on was George W.
Bush, I'm Donald Duck. I find
such an assumption extremely
condescending, as if there is
no stronger footing the Bush
Administration could find to
legitimize itself, so finally,
they just gave up trying and
said that it was appointed by
God. Please. If you believe
that one, I have a nice, slightly
used bridge I would like to
sell you.
Since the Bush Adminis-
tration took power in 2000,
Bush has been rallying around
him the entirety of the funda-
mentalist, neo-conservative,
Christian right. People like
Jerry Falwell and Pat Robert-
son (one of my personal picks
for most dangerous man in
America, if only he could
reach more homes with the
Trinity Broadcast Network)
have stumped for Bush all over
the country, and Robertson
has gone so far as to proclaim
that God spoke to him per-
sonally and informed him
that Bush was the right man
for the job. Again, the divine
right of kings.
I know lama little late with
this diatribe, but the other day
I was sitting in Wright Place,
poisoning myself with coffee
and a cigarette, and I noticed
a young man wearing a T-shirt
adorned with a picture of
the president at a pulpit and
proclaiming him to have been
"elected by God Never had I
seen such blatantly religious,
pseudo-political propaganda
on a T-shirt worn by an ECU
American people should
not allow themselves to be
fooled into believing that Bush
has been divinely anointed as
president. Humanity has been
subjugated for millennia with
that kind of divine right pro-
paganda and we as Americans
should be very wary of such
things. Bush and the Chris-
tian right are trying to pull
the wool over our collective
eyes and weasel themselves
another four years of power. I
implore you - keep your eyes
and ears open.
Don't be fooled, for all of
our sakes.
Opinion Writer
Taking time out to respond to reader accusations
Maybe I am an ignorant,
gun-toting white man
I'm a racist.
Did you know that?
Did you also know that I
am an ignorant, sexist, homo-
phobic, religiously intolerant,
bigoted, gun-toting vigilante,
trailer-trash white man who is
willing to wipe out all species
as well as not caring if my chil-
drengrandchildren have clean
air to breathe or clean water to
drink in the future so long as I
can save a buck on gas, as well
as some other vile things that I
won't bother to mention?
I don't normally bother
with typically liberal responses
such as these, but I'll make an
exception this time and deal
with these accusations one
by one.
First, I'm a racist. Yep, no
doubt about that one -1 am an
unabashed racist. I fully believe
that my race is the best that has
ever been, has accomplished
more and has more potential
than any other sub-group on
the planet. I am of course talk-
ing about the human race, of
which we are all (well, most of
us) members. Score one for the
name callers.
Second, I'm a sexist. You bet
your bootie. Men and women
are different - get over it. There is
no better person in the world to
care for a baby than its mother,
period. And there are just some
things that women should not
do, or not have to do. I believe
a lady should be treated like a
lady, even when she does not
act like one. Score two for the
name callers.
Third, I am a gun-toting
vigilante trailer-trash white
man. I have to give partial credit
for that one. I do own several
guns. 1 qualified expert every
time I went to the ranges while I
was in the Marines. But vigilante
trailer-trash? Nah, no points for
that. I've never run anyone out
of town on a rail and my house
has no wheels. So, score two and
a half for the name callers.
Fourth, I am a religious intol-
erant. Damn right I am. I can't
tolerate murderers and other
such scum hiding behind any
religion, be it Muslim, Jewish,
Catholic (and every Christian
denomination that came from
the Catholic Church), Buddhist,
Hindu, SocialistCommunist,
Atheist, whatever. Score three
and a half for the name callers.
Fifth, I'm a homophobe. Not
hardly. No points this time. Just
because I believe that marriage is
a sacred institution between one
man and one woman does not
make me a homophobe.
Sixth, I am bigoted. Again,
not hardly. I not only listen to
other sides of an issue, I actually
have been known to change
my mind and take the liberal-
whacko side. After all, they
aren't always wrong.
Seventh, I want to wipe
out species and poison the air
and water for future genera-
tions just to save a buck. I really
should subtract points for this
idiocy, but I won't. I've never
taken advantage of the mentally
challenged and I don't intend to
start now.
Eighth, and thankfully last
(until I get called new names), I
am ignorant. Okay, I will grant
that. I find myself totally igno-
rant when it comes to under-
standing the thought processes
of people who consider a human
child a worthless mass of tissue
to be discarded like snot-filled
Kleenex. Nor can I understand
those who ignore all the good
our country has done, deny our
Christian heritage, trash our
moral and cultural heritage,
divide our people and celebrate
new forms of perversion and
call it "progressive" or "right
thinking If understanding
these things is what is required
for me to not be ignorant, then
I choose to stay ignorant.
Final score - four and a half
points out of a possible eight for
the name callers. Not too bad
- for me, that is.
It just proves that I am an
ignorant, racist, intolerant, gun-
toting white man.
1 can live with that.

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Features Editor
On average, how
many hours of sleep
do you usually get?
"About four and a half to five
"Usually about seven hours
"Six and a half hours
Nationally renowned author visits bookstore
Phenomenal Man from ECU
If you have ever watched "The
Oprah Winfrey Show "The Today
Show" or "The View you will prob-
ably recognize the name Ron Clark,
and are impressed by all of his teaching
accomplishments. Not only was Ron
Clark named Oprah's first Phenomenal
Man, but he is a graduate of ECU. Clark
will be coming to Greenville's Barnes
& Noble Tuesday, July 27 at 7 p.m. to
promote his new book The Excellent 11:
An Award-Winning Teacher's Guide to
Raising Children Who Love to Learn.
Originally from Aurora, NC, Clark
never planned to become a teacher.
During his interview with Oprah,
when asked if it was always his desire
to be a teacher, Clark said, "I never
wanted to teach; all I wanted was a life
filled with adventure
After graduating from ECU
with a degree in history, Clark
traveled the world, coming away
with many interesting and humor-
ous stories to tell. Upon his return to
North Carolina, he went to live
How much
is too much?
Everthing you need
to know about sleep
With classes, assignments,
jobs, sports and other extracur-
ricular activities, many students
suffer from lack of sleep. Students
need seven to eight hours of sleep
to properly function the next day.
Surprisingly, the amount of sleep stu-
dents usually receive is only about five
to six hours each night. Studies show
that getting a good night's rest helps
students stay alert, concentrate and
excel better than those who don't.
Although, there are select groups
of students who can function with
only four to five hours of sleep,
doctors still insist that you get as
many hours of sleep as possible.
Getting only four to five hours of
sleep mentally and physically over-
whelms your body to the point where
it shuts down and you must sleep for a
long period of time to recuperate.
Sleep deprivation increases
fatigue, depression and hostility.
Fifty-seven percent of men and S3
percent of women in the United States
do not get the correct amount of sleep
they need to mentally and physically
see SLEEP page 8
with his mother in Belhaven. A
local teacher had passed away and
someone needed to
fill her spot. Though
he did not like the idea at the time,
it took only one day for Clark to fall
passionately in love with teaching.
After five years of teaching
North Carolina's minority students
in a low wealth area, Clark saw
a television program about
a school in Harlem, NY. The program
showed how the students were
intelligent, but had very low
test scores, which inspired him
to travel to New York and find
this school. Throughout both his
books, Clark uses his personal
teaching experiences to help other
teachers and parents learn to help
children enjoy learning.
When asked how he has always
motivated his students, Clark simply
stated, "Whether in rural North
Carolina or Harlem, letting kids
know that you care about them
and that you're interested in their
success is a motivator
Clark has earned many honors
during his teaching career. While
still working in North Carolina, Clark
was named Snowden Elementary
Teacher of the Year, Beaufort
County Teacher of the Year and
Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year.
In 2000, he received the pres-
tigious honor of being named
Disney American Teacher of
the Year as a result of his
work in Harlem. In addition
to these honors, Disney is
currently making a movie
about his life called The
Ron Clark Story, which
will be aired on ABC.
Through his work in
schools and writing the Essential 55
and The Excellent 11: An Award Win-
ning Teacher's Guide to Raising Children
Who Love to Learn, Clark has held the
message of "hope, dedication and
the will to never let anything stand
in the way of your goals or dreams"
close to his heart.
Clark has touched the lives of
many children and parents since his
graduation from ECU. He recently
returned from South Africa where
he took IS of his former students
from North Carolina and Harlem
to deliver school supplies to disad-
vantaged areas throughout Soweto.
see CLARK page 11
Ron Clark will be signing copies of
his new book at Barnes and Noble.
New reality show sparks local interest
'Entrepreneurs' developed,
funded by ECU alumnus
It started as a way to help col-
lege students learn how to create
their own business, however, as time
passed, Bob Winstead's vision turned
into a local reality show.
Winstead, an ECU graduate and jj
former football player has always o
had an interest in helping others.
Hence, the reason for creating a reality a
show that would teach not only the g
contestants how to start their own
business, but it would also teach view-
ers. Winstead had more of a target
message, instead of a target audience
while he was developing the show.
"This will actually be a reality
show because we are going to take real
people and build a real company. That
is what the audience is going to get,
a true reality show said Winstead.
Auditions for the show were held
July 17 at Jillian's in Raleigh, NC. A
wide variety of people showed up to
audition for the show. People came
from as far away as Las Vegas, Nev. fc
to try out for the show. Some came
for the experience of learning how to
start their own business, while others
came just because they wanted to be
on television.
The auditioning process consisted
see SHOW page 9
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sheep isn't enough
Simple steps to better sleep
When it comes to sleep, normal
may not equal healthy. Sleep depriva-
tion has become so widespread and
common in our society that getting
adequate rest is more unusual and
abnormal than such a seemingly
simple task should be.
College students, in particular,
often suffer from a sleep deficit. Trying
to work late is typically to blame for
the drowsiness and fatigue students
Although experts recommend
about nine hours of sleep each night
for teenagers and seven to eight for
adults, it's obvious many people are
not following these instructions.
Choosing to ignore the advice
of health experts is a bad idea.
Lack of sleep is associated with
impaired nervous system function,
and not enough quality shut-eye
interferes with cell growth and repair,
memory formation and learning.
Although spending more time
asleep obviously means less time
awake, the physical, emotional
and mental healing of those seven
to nine hours can help enhance the
quality of time you spend during
your waking hours. If you increase
and improve your sleep time, tfie
rest should, as they say, fall into
Step One: Create a Routine
Sleeping in on the weekends may
seem like the best way to recover from
a long and exhausting week, but it's
not such a good idea. Sleeping late on
Saturday makes it that much harder to
get up early Monday morning. Choose
a time for bed each night and a time to
wake up each morning, and follow this
schedule, even on weekends.
Step 'two: Exercise regularly
It can be a good feeling to
lie in bed with slightly sore and
tired muscles. Exercise often helps
people sleep better, but exercising too
close to bedtime can actually have
the opposite effect. Try 20 to 30 min-
utes of daily exercise, but no later than
five to six hours before bedtime.
Step Three: Avoid caffeine,
nicotine and alcohol close to
If you're going to have a cup of
coffee after dinner, opt for decaf.
Caffeine, found in coffee, tea, sodas,
chocolate and some over-the-coun-
ter drugs, keeps people awake by
acting as a stimulant. While you're
avoiding the caffeine, also steer clear
of cigarettes and alcohol. Smokers
often have disturbed sleep due to nico-
tine withdrawal, and alcohol prevents
people from experiencing the deep
stages of REM sleep.
Step Four: Enjoy a relaxing
activity before going to sleep
Even if you have a stressful test
the following day, take a few minutes
between studying and sleep to relax
and prepare for rest. Whether you
choose to read something for fun,
listen to music, take a bath or write
in a journal, find a relaxing activity
to do before you get in bed. A relax-
ing routine can make it a lot easier to
fall asleep, and taking a few minutes
to pamper yourself is always appreci-
If trying to fall asleep continues
to be an exhausting process, or you
never feel rested enough, you could
have a sleep disorder. Your physi-
cian may be able to help you find
a solution, or you may be directed
to a sleep specialist who can provide
further treatment to help you get the
rest you need.
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function properly.
"Too much sleep makes me even
more tired said Thomas Joyner, a
junior at ECU. Receiving too much
sleep causes laziness, depression and
fatigue. Oversleeping causes your
body to shut down for a long period
of time.
Due to the high-paced lifestyle of
college, students have a difficult time
managing their activities.
"Students need to plan ahead,
and most importantly manage their
time wisely because sleep is essen-
tial said Ty wanna Jefferies, assistant
director for student health.
In a perfect world we could say
students aren't getting enough sleep
due to studying or working on assign-
ments all night. Knowing that's not
always the case, students need to
limit their nights of going out.
"It's important for students to
establish normal sleeping patterns
Jefferies said.
This is very true, although
extremely difficult. Many students
aren't able to receive the proper
amount of sleep due to a variety of
events. Having many things on your
mind may prevent you from getting
a good night's rest. For example,
during exam time many students
are stressed out and pull all-nighters
preparing for the big tests. Again, this
is where time management plays an
important role.
To get a good night's rest you
must learn to relax. Relaxation
is essential if you want to sleep
through the night. It also helps
relieve fatigue, anxiety and ten-
"Relaxation helps me relieve
stress, indirectly allowing me to sleep
better said Ashley Yopp, a freshman
at ECU.
Many people are not capable of
relaxing. To relax you must forget
about your problems for a while.
It's like a mental vacation. Being
alone, quiet and still creates a sense
of serenity, allowing your body
to become as relaxed as possible.
This is a major issue when it comes
to sleeping. You may also try eating
a light snack or practice muscle-
relaxing exercises before going to
sleep. It is extremely important
to get enough sleep, so be sure to
practice good sleeping patterns,
and work on managing your time
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of filling out and signing disclaimer
sheets, contracts, applications and a
90 second taped interview.
"The interview wasn't that bad,
they asked pretty easy, standard ques-
tions said Ryan Allis, a UNC student.
Out of the hundreds that audi-
tioned for the show, 14 will be selected
as contestants. The 14 contestants will
be divided into two teams of seven.
Each week the teams will be faced
with a new challenge that will help
to bring them closer to starting their
own company. However, before they
start on their challenge each team
will select a team leader. It will be the
team leader's responsibility to make
sure the team completes their task to
the best of their ability.
"The voting process for the show
is pretty simple, the teams will be
graded on each task they have to
complete. The leader of the team
that performs the poorest on each
task will become ineligible to win the
grand prize Winstead said.
Unlike other reality shows, after
being "voted off contestants will
remain a part of their team. This lets
all the contestants gain the experi-
ence of starting a company from start
to finish.
The winner of the show gets his
or her choice of $50,000 or $75,000
to start their own company. If the
winner chooses the $50,000, he or
she is allowed to keep the money for
themselves, however, if they choose
the $75,000, they must use the
money to start their own business.
In addition to choosing the $75,000,
the winner will receive a one-year
lease on a corporate condominium
and a one-year lease on a car.
The taping for the show is going to
take 10 months to complete, with one
episode being taped per month, and
will take place primarily in Raleigh.
According to Winstead, like all
reality shows, "Entrepreneur" is
going to be full of twists and surprises.
"That's what keeps the audience
hooked Winstead said.
Another thing that will make
"Entrepreneur" stand out from the
rest is that the first $100,000 that
the company the teams create makes
will be donated to charity. Winstead
is looking to really give back to the
community with this reality show.
The show is scheduled to air
locally from January to May of 2005.
However, Winstead hopes to be able
to get the show to air nationally. If
you missed auditioning for "Entrepre-
neur don't worry, because a second
season is already in the works.
"Soon after finishing the audi-
tions for this season, we will start get-
ting ready and planning the auditions
for the second season Winstead said.
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Sports Briefs
Panthers sign two draft picks
The Carolina Panthers on Monday
agreed to terms with their second and
seventh-round draft picks, bringing to
four the number of draft picks the team
has signed.
Southern California wide receiver Keary
Colbert, the 62nd overall pick in the draft,
and Central Florida tight end Michael
Gaines, the 232nd overall pick, both have
signed contracts the team said.
Colbert caught 207 passes while at
Southern California and finished his
career with 2,964 receiving yards.
Gaines missed his senior season, but
was selected to play in last year's Blue-
Gray all-star game. The Panthers did
not announce terms of the deals.
Ohio State cornerback Chris Gamble,
whom the team took with the 28th overall
pick in the first round, remains unsigned,
along with fifth-round choice Drew Carter.
NCAA panel OKs tighter
recruiting rules
Under new rules designed to take the
"celebrity" out of the recruiting race,
colleges will no. longer be able to. fly
recruits on private jets, house them in
resort hotels or feed them extravagant
The NCAA Management Council
concluded a two-day meeting in
Baltimore on Tuesday and will
forward the recommendations to the
organization's board of directors for
emergency approval on Aug. 5.
The council also agreed to advance
a package of proposals from the
National Association of Basketball
Coaches that focus on recruiting,
retaining and graduating Division
basketball players.
The package includes granting players
five years of eligibility, allowing coaches
to talk with players outside the traditional
player-coach environment and eliminating
official visits to high school juniors in favor
of increased phone calls.
The package will be examined by member
schools, with an initial vote expected in
January 2005 and a final vote in April.
One writer examines who will
compete for 2005 Super Bowl
America's favorite pastime will
be upon us soon. The giants among
men will soon don their pads and
helmets and begin to earn their mil-
lions of dollars.
NFL training camps will get
underway with plenty of fresh faces
on each team. Rookies are hoping
to make an impact while seasoned
veterans gear up for another champi-
onship run. It's time to take a look at
each division and who will advance
to the 200S Super Bowl.
NFC East
Philadelphia won this cupcake
division last season, but the Eagles
will be in for a much tougher sched-
j ule with the collaboration of some of
I the greatest coaches in the NFL.
Dallas surprised everyone in
2003 with the addition of coach Bill
Parcells. Look for the same improve-
ment from the Washington Redskins
after Joe Gibbs returns to D.C. on a
white horse. The Giants will remain
at the bottom.
Philly will take this division
again, but it won't be easy. They will
barely outlast the Redskins, who will
make a run with one of the most
dynamic offenses in the league.
The combination of Mark Brunell,
Clinton Portis and Laveranues Coles
will be fun to watch, but the lack of a
defensive line will be their undoing.
see NFL page 16
St. Louis running back Marshall Faulk fends off Arizona Duanlstafo? tmrt"& . �
an edge this year with returning players like Faulk, Isaac Bruce ancSy HoTt P" L�U'S
will have
Armstrong retakes overall lead at Tour de France
Sf;tim! � france winner Lance Armstrong reartiaTh�c76sse�
the finish line to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France
� Lance Armstrong retook the over-
all lead in the Tour de France on
Tuesday, out-sprinting his top two
challengers to win the first stage in
the Alps and close in on a record
sixth straight title.
Armstrong moved past Ivan
Basso and 1997 Tour champion Jan
Ullrich in the curves before the clos-
ing stretch to claim his second stage
victory in the 2004 Tour and the 18th
of his illustrious career. He also has
won two team time trials.
"There's something special in
winning in a sprint Armstrong said.
"To win in a sprint for me is much
more intense than being alone
The Texan earned his 61 st yellow
jersey as overall leader, third-most in
Tour history. Armstrong also wore
yellow for one day after the team
time trial July 7, but he ceded the lead
to Thomas Voeckler the next day.
"It's exciting to take the yellow
jersey, even if it's number 61 or
however many. It's still a thrill
Armstrong said.
see TOUR page 75
Gridiron Pirates
getting stronger
Football team prepares
for upcoming season
The ECU football team has been
taking part in preseason workouts in
order to gear up for practice, which
starts Aug. 10. Players are lifting four
times a week, with two upper body
and two lower body lifts.
Strength and conditioning has
been an issue for the Pirates in recent
memory, butthecoachingstaff believes
they have shored up the problem.
"We're ready to build a special pro-
gram said John Greico, recently hired
strength and conditioning coach.
Greico, another coach with
Florida ties, was brought to ECU in
January to specialize in strength and
conditioning for the football team.
Greico took over the football strength
see PIRATES page 14

H16r feu track recruit Merritt
;hines on international level
Intramural basketball looking to wrap
up for second time during summer
Iffson High School graduate
ets records while overseas
LaShawn Merritt, heralded as
Dne of ECU's top track and field
tecruits ever, made a name for him-
self at the world level last Thursday
vhen he captured the 400-meter title
In the IAAF World Junior Track and
iField Championships in Grosseto,
The Wilson High School gradu-
Jate posted a time of 45.25 seconds,
I which is the fastest time in the world
this season in the 400-meter race by
an athlete under the age of 20. It is
also the fastest time by an American
in the history of the event and the
second fastest time ever since the
meet began in 1986. Saudi Arabia's
Hamdan Obad Al-Bishi holds the
record time of 44.66.
"I came here to win Merritt
said in a statement released by USA
Track & Field.
"I tried to run very hard the
first 300 meters. I'm still learning a
lot from track, and I have room for
That is where Pirate Head Coach
Bill Carson steps in. Carson, who
was busy in Grosseto coaching the
4 x 400 and 4 x 100 meter relay
teams to world record gold medal
performances, will play a key role in
fine-tuning his young star.
Widely respected, Carson has
had a part in the development of
track greats such as Maurice Greene
and Olympian Lee McNeil, so Mer-
ritt will have one of the best training
him throughout his stay at ECU.
Some of Merritt's high school
achievements include a national
title in the 200 meters, 3A state
championships in the 55, 100, 200,
300, 400 and 500-meter races, and
a couple of state records for times
in the 100 (10.47) and the 200
Merritt also captured two
national indoor titles for the 200
and 400 as well as two national
outdoor titles for the same events.
He was also Gatorade's Virginia High
School Boys Track and Field Athlete
of the Year.
This writer can be contacted at
sports@theeastcarolinian. com.
Three teams ready to
compete for championship
With summer session two ending
in little over a week, intramural
basketball is looking to wrap up for
the second time this summer. Only
three teams are competing this time
for the right to be known as summer
session two champions. With the
absence of the three-time defending
champions, the Dream Team, any
team has a chance at winning the
Last Tuesday, the Lunch Box took
their first step towards the champion-
ship with a five-point victory over
Maxx Pain. The winning continued
for the Lunch Box last Thursday as they
faced their next opponents, 4th Estate.
4th Estate started the game
already with a major disadvantage
- they were short on players.
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The lack of team chemistry
showed, as well-timed passes mixed
with great height advantages put the
Lunch Box ahead by 11 at the half.
Although down, Gilmore was able to
point out the adjustments needed in
order for his team to have a chance at
coming back in the second half.
"We need to work on a defense
transition Gilmore said.
"We are having a lot of trouble
with them passing the ball and get-
ting to the basket. We also need to
work on rebounds, they have a big
height advantage
Despite the adjustments, Lunch
Box was just too much for the shorter,
inexperienced team as they rolled on to
win the game withafinal score of 55-33.
"We had a couple of big men who
were hard to slow down said Nick
Rupp, Lunch Box team captain.
"We were working on backing it
down low, then maybe shooting a
couple of threes from the outside. We
have a nice balance to our team. We
have a guy who can shoot the three
and a couple of guys who can post up
4th Estate took a ten-minute
break after their loss to think and
make further adjustments to prepare
themselves for their second game of
the evening against Maxx Pain.
gest reason for the loss Gilmore said.
"We have been competitive with
that other team Lunch Box) in the
first summer session, but this next
team looks like they are going to be tal-
ented. We may be in for a long night
Maxx Pain took control of the
game from the beginning, dunking
the ball almost at will.
"I feel real comfortable with the
waytheteamisplayingtoday said Dar-
rell Hicks, team captain of Maxx Pain.
"We were working on our outside
jumper to use if they ran zone or not, so
we would be able to hit the shot today
Hick's team eventually went on
to defeat the 4th Estate 46-25.
"I think the team looked great
today. I think the refs gave us a few
bad calls early on, but the game was
great from there Hicks said.
This week marks the final bas-
ketball games of summer session
two. The teams will be added into a
tournament by the end of the week
and will play for the summer session
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PIrateS irom page 72
program from Jim Whitten, who
still works within the department.
Greico, who is a member of the
Collegiate Strength and Condition-
ing Coaches Association, did not
hesitate when Thompson offered
him the job.
"The family atmosphere was
one of the biggest pluses when I was
deciding whether to come up and join
everybody. The most important thing
In life is family. To have everybody
enjoying it, having fun and compet-
ing together is one of the most enjoy-
able things about it Greico said.
Greico hopes he can establish
similar relationships with his players
to motivate them to do their best.
However, the strength coach knows
his responsibilities and the changes
needed to be made.
The Murphy Center, which has
been open for more than two years,
brings a first class facility to the
strength department. The $13 mil-
lion facility provides Greico with
ample resources in order to train.
"With 22,000 square feet, we have
access to everything we need and we
have plenty of room. 1 like to have
my groups small, be hands on and
get to know everybody Greico said.
Starting with 6 a.m. sprints and
going throughout the day, Greico
makes sure his groups do not exceed
12 players. Greico staggers times for
the players so he can make sure the
athletes reach their potential.
The coaching staff believes the
players know what they have to do
to win games and that starts with
"Our players have been busting
their back ends. It is a critical time.
It's all about getting ready said John
Thompson, head football coach.
With the coaching staff on the
same page this year, Greico echoed
Thompson's thoughts.
"We have some warriors and
some guys that are flat out ready to
compete. I wish it could start today.
Every player is going to contribute in
his own way. We are all treated the
same Greico said.
The Florida graduate can't reiter-
ate to his players enough the impor-
tance of the fourth quarter.
"The fourth quarter will be our
time of the game. We have to play the
first three quarters because you have
to. We want to get out of the chute
early and do things correctly, but the
fourth quarter will be ours. We've
worked too hard and take too much
pride not to prepare ourselves for the
fourth quarter Greico said.
"We're going to be a better foot-
ball team because we are going to be a
tougher footbal 1 team said Thompson.
The Pirates' first test will be Sept.
4 when they take on West Virginia in
Morgantown, W. Va.
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Voeckler held on until Tues-
day, having bravely and narrowly
defended his advantage in the Pyr-
enees. Armstrong entered those
mountains trailing by nine minutes
and whittled that down to 22 seconds
heading to the Alps.
Five-time Tour runner-up Ull-
rich's bid to dethrone Armstrong
was hurt in the Pyrenees, but Basso
appeared to still have a shot after two
weeks of punishing racing.
Neither Ullrich nor Basso had
the strength to stay with Armstrong
at the end of Tuesday's 112-mile
ride from Valreas to Villard-de-Lans,
including seven climbs, in heat top-
ping 85 degrees.
Having pulled ahead of the rest
of the riders, that trio - plus Ullrich's
teammate Andreas Kloden - jockeyed
for an edge during the closing yards,
trading leads of a bicycle length
or so.
In the end, Armstrong had a little
extra, flashing past Basso on a late
turn and pumping his legs to carry
himself across the finish line first,
pumping his fists.
Basso was credited with the same
finishing time, with Ullrich three
seconds behind, and Kloden six sec-
onds back in fourth place.
Armstrong earned bonus seconds
for winning the stage, extending
his lead on second-place Basso to 1
minute, 25 seconds. If he can hold
that advantage for two more days
in the Alps and in a time trial on
Saturday, Armstrong will pedal into
the history books when the three-
week cycling marathon ends on the
crowd-packed Champs-Elysees in
Paris on Sunday.
Armstrong said his team man-
ager, Johan Bruyneel, was yelling into
his radio-linked earpiece that he had
to beat Basso.
"Johan was screaming in my ear
that I had to win because of the time
bonuses Armstrong said.
"Every second counts
Kloden is third overall, 3:22 off
Armstrong's pace. Voeckler dropped
to eighth, 9:28 behind Armstrong.
As overall leader, Armstrong will
get the privilege of starting last for
Wednesday's time trial. For the first
time, the race against the clock is on
the brutal ascent to the L'Alpe d'Huez
ski station, a Mecca of cycling with 21
rhythm-destroying hairpin bends.
Starting last is the equivalent of
pole position, allowing Armstrong to
see how other riders - notably Basso
- fare on the ascent.
"There was still a part of me that
wanted to ride a legendary mountain
like L'Alpe d'Huez in the yellow
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to beat" on the ascent.
"I have the good fortune of start-
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The Cowboys could have run
away with the NFC East, but poor
additions in the off-season will ruin
them. They desperately needed a
running back and they still do after
drafting Julius Jones. Also, Quincy
Carter is not the answer under center.
The Giants added a new head coach
in Tom Coughlin, but gave up too
much for the lesser Manning brother.
NFC North
Green Bay and Minnesota will
be atop the North division. Brett
Favre is one of the best quarterbacks
of all time, but his age will catch up
with him. If Minnesota quarterback
Daunte Culpepper can cut down on
his turnovers and Randy Moss stays
out of trouble, the Vikings have a shot.
Chicago should have a dismal
season, but Detroit has a huge upside
with plenty of young talent. Hope-
fully, Joey Harrington will blossom
into the player everyone expects
him to be.
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The Carolina Panthers came out
of nowhere last season to represent
the NFC in the Super Bowl. Unfortu-
nately, they didn't make the most of
their only opportunity. The Panther
defense is for real, but Jake Del-
homme was an aberration. Stephen
Davis needs to stay healthy for them
to repeat in the competitive South.
New Orleans is always a sketchy
team to predict. They are very streaky,
but the defense needs to improve for
a playoff appearance. Tampa Bay had
an off year in 2003, but they will be
back strong in 2004. Look for them
to compete with Carolina, but come
up short. Atlanta needs a better sup-
portive cast for Michael Vick.
NFC West
San Francisco and Arizona, are
among the worst teams in the NFC,
which leaves St. Louis and Seattle.
The Rams have the slight edge, but the
Seahawks have the better quarterback.
Matt Hasselback is the most under-
rated signal caller while the Rams'
Marc Bulger is the most overrated.
St. Louis still has Isaac Bruce,
Torry Holt and Marshall Faulk and
added rookie running back Stephen
Jackson. Enough said.
AFC East
New England easily won this
division on their way to the Super
Bowl and it looks like another easy
path this season, especially with
Corey Dillon added to the mix. Buf-
falo has the best shot with a healthy
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Drew Bledsoe and some receivers to
throw to. Miami has no legitimate
quarterback to take the pressure off
Ricky Williams in the backfield and
the New York Jets are destined for
another mediocre season.
AFC North
The North had the weakest divi-
sion in the AFC as Baltimore escaped
with just a 10-6 record. The Ravens
will improve on that mark with their
suffocating defense led by Ray Lewis.
It all hinges, however, on whether or
not running back Jamal Lewis will
stay out of jail.
If you are Cincinnati, you have to
eventually start Carson Palmer, the
No. 1 pick last season, but it's unfor-
tunate because Jon Kitna finally
had a breakout year. Dillon is gone
to Buffalo and the Bengals will be
under .500. Pittsburgh picked up Ben
Roethlisberger in the draft to eventu-
ally replace Tommy Maddox at quar-
terback. That might take place sooner
than later, but the Steelers, along
with Cleveland, will have a losing
record. Jeff Garcia is the new Browns
offensive leader, but he will need
more weapons in order to contend.
AFC Sooth
Indianapolis and Tennessee had
identical records in 2003, but the
Colts just keep getting better. The
Titans have issues with Eddie George
as running back, and if he goes, so
do the Titans.
Jacksonville and Houston are
doomed for another anemic season.
The Texans are on the way up, but
still a few years away from being a
AFC West
Kansas City had a spectacular
offense last year and Denver could
not quite compete. The Broncos
traded star running back Clinton
Portis to the Redskins and acquired
Champ Bailey. Seems like Washing-
ton got the better end of that deal.
Still, Denver will hang in there, but
the Chiefs will emerge again.
Oakland and San Die.go should
both rebound nicely from horrible
campaigns in 2003. The Raiders
have two capable quarterbacks in
Rich Gannon and Kerry Collins. The
Chargers got the best quarterback
in the draft in Phillip Rivers, plus
everything the Giants gave up to
get him.
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sports@theeastcarolinian. com.
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"Easy" courses - these are the
courses where the challenge is to
birdie every hole.
"Normal" courses - these are
the courses that are found in North
Carolina. They have a combination
of birdie holes and tougher holes.
"Hard" courses - these are the
courses where you try not to go insane
as you shoot very high scores.
Johnson Street Park in High Point
has all three of these. Johnson Street
has three sets of tees for every hole.
The whites are "easy the blues are
"normal" and the golds, also known
as the ludicrous pads, are - well,
Johnson Street was the host of
the Oak Hollow Open, an amateur-
only tour event this weekend. Oak
Hollow is my favorite tournament
every year - it is run smoothly, played
on a great course and has a great
payout for those who shoot well.
Our first round was played on
the white tees. I have always thought
the whites are the most frustrating
of the three courses, simply because
every time you par a hole, you feel
you played it bad.
The only challenging hole is the
401-foot uphill 18th hole, which I
still birdied during the first round.
The birdie on the 18th was my fourth
in a row and put me at -9 with three
holes to go.
I would birdie my last hole to
shoot a bogey free 44 (-10). The 44
was tied for the best round of the
tournament and put me in the lead
for the first time at any tournament
all summer.
The second round, we backed up
a few steps and played the blue tees.
The blue tees are the best setup of
three layouts in my opinion, simply
because of the variety of holes and
shots that are required.
On shorter courses, such as the
whites, parring - or what we call
missing - an easier hole is not that
big of a deal because you have many
chances to make it up. As a course
gets harder and birdie opportunities
get fewer, missing the easier holes
starts to hurt your score quickly.
The best advice I have ever
received in this game was passed on
to me from hall of tamer, Carlton
Howard. He said, "Practice the easy
holes. That's where pros kill you, they
don't miss the birdie holes
I played good during the second
round and pretty much all day Sat-
urday. I shot a 50 (-4) with my only
bogey coming from a penalty stroke
where I was caught in a tree above
three meters, which is the maximum
height a disc can be above ground
without receiving a penalty stroke.
However, two people would shoot
47 (-7), to knock me down to third
going to Sunday.
Sunday morning was make or
break time. The third round is always
the most important round of every
tournament, and the fact we were
playing the hardest setup added to
the importance of the round. The
gold course, a par 59, does not have
an easy hole on the entire course.
Every hole is a challenge and must
be attacked with caution.
I played very smart, but I had
execution problems. After a bogey on
one of the easier holes on the course,
an eagle on the 480-foot par four put
me under par.
However, two holes later, I threw
way too many times and took a
triple-bogey six. I never recovered
after that, struggled all round and
shot a 64 (5). I was very upset with
myself, but execution problems
just happen sometimes. I never got
aggressive trying to make the strokes
up that I lost. 1 just tried to survive.
Sometimes laying up from 70
feet and conceding a bogey is just
the right decision. The third round
dropped me down into a tie for
We returned to white tees for
the final round. My putt, which was
dialed in all weekend, suddenly left
me during the last round. While I still
shot a bogey free 48 (-6), I missed a
lot of birdie putts, and finished tied
for tenth place.
In a way, Oak Hollow is a sad
tournament for me. It is the last ama-
teur event I play every summer. I will
return to High Point next weekend
to play in the professional leg of this
tournament as an amateur before I
go to the world championship in a
few weeks.
What a way to go out.
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