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Jackson and Smith worship wit
for the Indiana team. Jacksoil ;d.io uscd the example of pop
Gretchen Rush “Mark is truly a man of God,” Strack s ! x A ~ i l y i ; d i ’ ~ ,I ; i ~ i crashing. The plane
Editor-in-Chief said. “Only now that I am older am I able VV“;!~ ~:aiiyitig(00 t!iuch luggage, and the
to look back and see what a powerful pilot w i i s no1 qr!;ilifietl. “Who is your
“Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!” influence he was and still has on me. pilot’!“ Jx:lcsoi! ;~.;kctl. rncssage then His
Those were the three words that New Once he was on our team [the Pacers], he cxplaiiicd tli:lt I ~ I ; I I I V shepherds and pi-
York Knicks guard Mark Jackson re- basically took me under his wing and he lots ;iic ii~i::l~-:i!liiij~.d says God is “lhvi
peated over and over again after 23 Uni- taught me, just by hanging out with him i i i v ;heplic:i-(l- I i y s :ii,cchecked.” Jack-
versity of Indianapolis students accepted on a daily basis, how to build a solid wi wiil. . ~ C h:itc- (he greatest insur-
his invitation to join in the Christian foundation for life.” wv~e polic) !i.)?\i!ilf: - -evct lasting life.”
faith at Fellowship of Christian Athletes After Strack’s introduction, the U of I F’o I IO \ V II I II ic I I ICSS L I ~ CJ,>icl<son of-
(FCA) on Thursday, Jan. 31. audience warmly welcomed the profes l c i c r l : H I i l i v i ( : r t icw for students to accept
Indianapolis Colts punter, Hunter sional basketball player. iiir.r’hristians. ‘1’0 astand-
Smith, joined Jackson as they led 400 “This is awesome-this is absolutely ‘1 strdeirts acccpted that
pcople from the University of India- awesome” were Jackson’s first words to call. ‘I’he( hi,, Accord leatlers talked to
napolis and Mount Pleasant Christian the packed house in Christel DeHaan. ctudciits uritil ririiliiight that evening, set-
Church in song and worship in the He followed with words from the chorus tiilg up Bit)li, (ritiics and explaining that
Christcl DeHaan Fine Arts Center, Ruth of “Better is One Day.” “Better is one ;iczcptati!.c~ tlic k i t step in Christian-
Lilly Performance Hall. day.. .thanthousands elsewhere,” he said. i t j . ” A i 1 ~ o i i t\vlio i s interested in Bible
Smith originally came to the univer- “I’m living that.” stiidies o n ‘xiiipilq; with U of 1 students
sity last November 15 because thechurch Jackson’s main message, called can call 31 7.881 072’7, ext. 245,” said
and FCA leaders wanted to have a young “CheckYour Bags,” was based on Psalm Sti-ack. *‘Vi,. mcoiii :igcanyonc tojoinus
adult worship together. U of I junior 23. He talked about David’s words from
Casey Harter invited Smith to return to that passage, “The Lord is my Shep-
FCA because she knows him from Mount herd.” Jackson also used sports and pop S t r x k i ! l w said that many pcople
Pleasant. culture themes throughout the evening. h:ivc asked h i i r , i f they could give Jack-
Smith is the worship leader at Mount He even joked about the rivalry between son peIsotii!l itcinu. Strack said that he
Pleasant, and his best friend Clint New York and Indiana. “I understand \\ rake
oiilcl pt~rso~ially any cards or other
McKinnis, the leader of One Accord, a this is Indiana,” Jackson said. “I under- items I row I r i f 1 stridcrits to Jackson.
college ministry group, spoke about sal- stand you love the Pacers, but this is “The re;ison Mark is such a good
vation that first evening. bigger than that.” leader on, but inore irnportantly, off the
“Both of these men have a tremen- He told U of I how at one time he did court i \ bcc::irise hc is ;I man of sincerity
dous heart for God and reaching out to not follow God but how so much of his awl integrity.” Sfrack said. “He talks to
others,” said Harter. “Fortunately, their life has changed since he accepted thc m r ill privati, ;is Iic did to hundreds of
occupations draw those into fellowship Lord. He mentioned that 30 minutes af- kids last ‘ 1 11111 sda\ night. ‘This man talks
who may normally not come. This gave ter the Knicks arrive in a city to play ii the talk. h i I‘\ cii t11o1c powerful. walks
us the opportunity toreach thosepeople.” game, Jackson and some of his tean- th!: walk..‘
U of 1’s FCA leadership team joined mates have a Bible study and worship. Altr.r~\vr) t l ;I Iialfhoiirs ofworship,
the college ministry group from Mount Jackson said God is like the man in ttiv c ~ o \ v I~, !t G..tlr;lir!g, hugging, crying
Pleasant Christian Church for the largest the Verizon Wireless commercials who iird singiiig.
FCA gathering on the university’s cam- repeats, “Can you hear me? Can you hear “I w a r i t ~ thost: who aren’t saved to
pus. Smith opened with several songs me now?’ in remote parts of the world. u1iderst;md who Jesus was and what He
including “Open the Eyes of my Heart,” He said that many people don’t know 1 1 l f t v s.’ Suii!Ii sni!l. ‘.And ior thow who
“I Love Your Presence,” and Smith’s God until something bad happens. “This are saved t o rinticrstand that He offers a
Phrltn h K n h Pchor*ri~ pr!v ~ * , tfawrite, “Better is One Day.”
: l isn’t a game,” Jackson said. “You treed S! I I I ( ~ I ~ - ili,it r V c ’ i cliving vVt.ii under
CHECK YOUR BAGS-Mark Jackson, a New York Knicks guard, Following worship, U of I senior to have a relationship with Him.” m i I plivilcwk:. I tliink for this school
challenges students to examine their relationship with God. Donnie Strack introduced Mark Jack- Jackson’s “Check Your Bags” theme especially, i ! ’ s iwt just Fellowship of
son. Strack praised Jackson for his lead- played throughout his message. He said Christian ,\fliletcs. It‘s fellowship of
ICAMPUS EVENT ership and Christian influence. Strack that all people carry excess baggage, and Christians.. . 1 thitrk it’s important be-
has interacted with Jackson since he was they needs to check their bags with God cause it clr;i\\s everyone together under
14-years old and a ball boy for the Pac- and let Him handle situations beyond thc urrihrell:~ f I-’(~~Iowship of Christian
U of I hosts Thespian Festival ers. He is now a student athletic trainer their control. Zttllctc~u.”
Each school group will also combine
Jennifer Marks their efforts in order to put on one two-
Stuff Writer act show for an audience. Contests are
to be conducted in the areas of acting as
Acting is a vivid art form that brings well as design. In the design contest,
the written word to life before an audi- students will present stage models to a
ence. It can be performed in a variety panel ofjudges.
of settings and interpreted in countless Auditions to aid in improving the
ways. U of I will celebrate this style of craft of these aspiring actors and ac-
artistic expression by hosting the Thes- tresses will be held as well. Ream ex-
pian Festival over Spring Break. This plained that every participant “will per-
festival is set up to bring theatre into form two contrasting pieces such as il
the spotlight as the setting for perfor- comedy and drama.” Participants are
mances. judged in these auditions much like
FromMarch 15-17,high school stu- students are judged in a speech debate.
dents from all over the state of Indiana William L. Heimann, a drama
will attend workshops and competi- teacher at Penn High School in
tions in various areas of theatre studies Mishawaka, Ind., is in charge of the
at the U of I campus. According to festival. Other high schooldramateach-
Theatre Department Chair Jim Ream, ers assist in coordinating activities. U
this will be the third year for U of I to I of I drama students will be on hand to
host the Thespian Festival. The uni- help with operations.
versity will continue to do so about Even though college recruiters will
every other year. be present to observe the talents of the
During workshops, students in at- students, Ream said that is not the ma-
tendance will receive tips from some jor reason U of I chooses to host the
of the state’s greatest theatre profes- Thespian Festival.
sionals. Ream said that students are “It is to sort of serve the theatre
also encouraged to bring productions community, he said. “It’s more of a
of their own. Various school drama service project than anything else. 1
groups will combine their efforts to re- know it sounds corny, but we love IN HIS NAME-Hunter Smith and Chris Wilson, members of the praise band from One Accord, lead
enact six to 10 small scenes fromplays theatre. That’s what it really boils down students in worship. FCA meets every Thursday at 9 p.m. in the chapel in Schwitzer Student Center.
presented earlier in the school year. to.”
v @ d a
Lil’ sibs come tp o U o f I
the sibs after breakfast and lunch in the in Obcr Side Dining Hall after the bas-
Julie Anderson dinning hall on Saturday. Teams of four ketball games. The sibs were provided
Feature Editor and five raced around the campus search- with munchies and drinks.
The University of Indianapolis hosted ing for clues at each building. Winning Overall, the weekend was deemed a
over 75 younger brothers and sisters of teams were awarded gift certificates and success by CLAC. After a disappointing
students February 8 through ‘10. Lil’ U of I T-shirts, while treats awaited ev- turnout at the 2001 weekend, CLAC
Sibs Weekend, planned and hosted by eryone at the conclusion of the hunt. niem hers reorganized and modified their
Campus Life Advocacy Committee Siblings were admitted for free to planning of to the weekend. Instead of
(CLAC), provided a fun atmosphere for Pack the House Night for men and mailing reminders to the students’ fami-
the students and their siblings. women’s basketball on Saturday night. lies after Winter Break, the mailers were
The CPB-sponsored Late Nite kicked At halftime of each game, several previ- sent out soon after final exams last se-
off the weekend. As siblings and their ously-selected younger siblings partici- mester. The additional time allowed al-
college counterparts wandered in for pated in contests including frre-throw most 50 more RSVPs than last year.
registration in the Schwitzer Student competitions and “diuy bat,” in which Senior Angie Buergler took care of
Center, each younger sib received a competitors spin around a basehall bat many of the details of the weekend. “I
goody bag filled with gift certificates, U and attempt to land free throws whilc iun vcry proud of how many sibs we got
of I memorabilia and a Lil’ Sibs Week- stumbling around dizzily. Prizes were to sign up this year.. ..We had 70 sibs
end T-shirt. Older sibs also received a T- awarded to each participant. sign up by our deadline. Last year our v Ktrthy Oshorne
l ’ h ~ h~ o
The weekend’s final activitv was the sibs weekend consisted of onlv. I be-
Lil’ sibs-Senior Brian Tomlinson and his brother, Bohbv, shai e
An outdoor scavenger hunt awaited movie, “Chicken Run,” which wiij \hewn Iieve. 28 sibs,” said Buergler. brunch in the Schwitzer Student Center ca7fetm@ ‘Y! Suhday.
PAGE 2 THE REFLECTOR OPINION 13,2002
Professor responds to Penrose’s letter
Thinking CriticallyAs Academic’s Response to Robert Penrose’s Lettex
Dear Editor: not become true because I call those is, to misperceive the real world) is to Jew ... owns, controls, or intensely Finally, there is a place for the role
who disagree with me names. Mr. override that person’s cognitive influences” virtually 100%of the US of emotion and affect alongside that of
The letter to the editor sent in by Penrose’s letter is replete with ex- defenses with emotional appeals. media; that the Civil Rights legisla- reason and logic in evaluating argu-
Mr. Robert Penrose, published by the amples. He refers to the target of his This is precisely why academics in tion of the 1960’s was authored or ments. This comes in the examination
Reflector in the Dec. 5 , 2001 issue, argument, Jewish people, as “self many fields, particularly the sciences, sponsored by the Jewish community; of the normative (ethical or moral)
provoked a number of strong reactions serving” and manipulative. He calls insist on dispassionate analysis and and that Jewish political contributions statements and conclusions which an
and responses. Rather than debate the those who would disagree with his emotion-free reasoning - not because represent 50% of the total contribu- argument makes. If an argument rests
merits of the Rejlector’s decision to assertions “fools”. He refers to the we believe that human thinlung can tions to Democratic party legislators. on a moral or normative statement -
publish that letter, or the particular people with which he is most con- ever be free of emotion altogether, but Without supporting prior evidence, that a certain thing should or should
claims of the letter itself, I would like cerned as a “cancer” on American because we recognize the damage that we have only Mr. Penrose’s word that not be - then we have the obligation to
to suggest that however offensive and society. Such attacks, while compel- an overreliance on emotion can do to these things are true - not a sufficient compare that statement with our own
disagreeable Mr. Penrose’s arguments ling in an emotional sense, do nothing the quest for empirical truth. prop for any public argument. normative values. If we disagree with
may be, they provide an excellent case to establish the truth of the argument to 3) Novel Facts and Verifiability 4) Logical Implications and the statement, and if that statement is
study in how we should respond to which they are attached. By “facts”, we generally mean Prior Assumptions an integral part of the argument, then
arguments made in the public space. 2) Arguments by appeal to those observations which are offered Another way of examining an we are justified in rejecting that
As an academic, I argue that the emotion and the problem of bias in support of an argument. The argument is to bring out its unstated portion of the argument, not as
most important starting point in The presence of ad hominem general logic is, “if this fact is true, assumptions and implications. We empirically untrue, but as normatively
evaluating any argument is its truth: rhetoric raises another, larger issue: then my conclusion must also be true” can ask ourselves, “if what this wrong. In this case, Mr. Penrose’s
does the argument convincingly argumentation by appeal to emotion. - which raises the prior question, is argument says is true, what else must moral implication that both Jews and
establish, or provide strong evidence Just as calling one’s opponents names this fact true? Here, in public argu- be true?” and compare those assump- third world immigrants ought to be
for, the conclusions it is trying to does not establish truth, neither does mentation, we run into two kinds of tions with other facts or available disliked, derided, or despised because
reach? presenting the argument in more facts: those which are commonly evidence. For example, if Mr. of who they are as groups is likely to
It is important both that we start emotionally charged terms. I am no known and agreed upon, and those Penrose’s argument is true, the be rejected by many.
with this question, and that we more right (or wrong) about a particu- which are novel. The former are following things would also have to Mr. Penrose’s article reminded us
understand the limitations on it. We lar conclusion if I shout than if I unproblematic; in supporting argu- be true: that there are arguments in the public
need to start with the question of whisper. Here, Mr. Penrose’s article is ments, an author can make reference The Jewish community shares a sphere which we very much want to
truth, because whether an argument’s replete with emotional examples. He to a well-known fact (George Wash- common set of political interests reject. Emotional responses to such
conclusions are true or not will inform begins by referencing ‘‘evil, sadistic ington was the first President of the across all members and across arguments are easy to come by, but do
all further responses to it. deeds”; bolsters the argument through- United States; Martin Luther King Jr. generations, including the interest in little to enlighten us; we do not gain
But we need also to understand out with words like “preposterous”, was assassinated in 1968) without damaging or destroying American knowledge, when people call us
that, in the public square, arguments “overwhelming”, “extreme racial being concerned with the prior society. names, by calling them names in
are made and supported, but never turmoil”, “laughingly”, and “dupes”; question of whether people will The Jewish community is return. It is only when we step back
“proved”; that is, we cannot apply a and ends by a juxtaposition of “twisted believe the initial assertion. successful in hiding its aims and and take the time to think through an
standard that is too demanding. We evil of terrorism” and “our great Novel facts, on the other hand, are interests from other societies, argument, focusing on the question not
do not look for arguments that are civilization”. These are all terms that those claims which are not widely particularly the United States. of what we like but of what is true, that
proved absolutely, but only seek to evoke emotional responses, but which known, and which may in fact be There is a sufficiently organized we learn something. In this case,
distinguish those that have substantial do not, by themselves, mean anything counter-intuitive or go against and institutionalized framework of regardless of the negative emotions
support from those which have little - certainly, nothing that Mr. Penrose generally accepted wisdom or under- leadership within the Jewish commu- Mr. Penrose’s letter evokes, we can
or none. defines in measurable terms. standing. Here, in order for an nity to devise and execute complex learn not only that he is wrong, but
There are any number of rules and Arguments based on appeals to argument to be taken seriously, the plans over several decades and why, and be confident in our knowl-
reminders we use to evaluate the truth emotion are particularly suspect, in the novel fact must be bolstered by some involving very large social forces. edge.
or falsehood of an argument. Mr. absence of other support, because of argumentation of its own - a verifi- This leadership is capable of keeping
Penrose’s letter provides illustrations the inherent dangers of this form of able and available source, €or ex- its existence and its influence Sincerely,
- albeit negative ones - of a number discourse. Psychologists have long ample. This is the logic behind unknown to the vast majority of
of these rules: characterized human thinking as academic requirements for footnotes observers.
1) Ad Hominem Arguments divided between reason and emotion and other references. If the unstated assumptions or
These are arguments that seek to (or “cognition” and “affect”), and it Mr. Penrose’s argument contains a implications of an argument, once R. William Ayres
bolster their conclusion by attacking has long been recognized that one of number of examples of novel facts drawn into the open, are not true, then Director, International Relations,
opponents, usually rhetorically. This the best ways to get a person to believe which are not supported. These the argument itself must be rejected. Program, Assistant Professor,
is a logical fallacy; an argument does something to be true which isn’t (that include his claim that “the American 5 ) Normative Conclusions History, & Political Science
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13,2002 FEATURE THE REFLECTOR PAGE
W CENTENNIAL SERIES
The Reflector salutes Black History Month and U of I Centennial
archivist and university historian, One ofthe obstacles Manly faced soon escorted to his new home at
Anthony King Manly was born in Freetown, West was getting to New York on his own Indiana Central College.
Sports Editor Africa. After his mother died, he and and meeting up with his guide. He Manly decided to declare his major
his siblings were sent to the United soon earned his way to New York by in English. During his junior year, he
In 1915, Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Emery Brethren Mission of Shenge, where he shoveling coal in a ship’s engine room and a few faculty members decided to
had just graduated from Indiana changed his name from Ndapy (which and by working as a fireman. He did create a school newspaper to inform
Central College and decided to go to means “a fight”) to David Jayn Manly. this for 22 days to earn his passage the students about what was happening
Africa to do some missionary work. While at the mission in Africa, he plus $25. on campus and in the community. On
For three years they taught small was educated in the English language. Manly finally arrived in New York November 15, 1922, the first issue of
African children how to read and He excelled well above his classmates and was amazed at the differences The Reflector was handed out, and
write. During this time they hired a and became a strong leader. between his homeland and the United Manly was named its first editor-in-
young man named David “Ndapy” His dream was to come to America years. States. His next step was to meet his chief.
Jayn Manly as their new assistant. The to be educated as a teacher so that he While teaching in Shenge, he began guide from the society so that he could Because David Jayn Manly pursued
Emerys became very interested in could teach his people. This dream writing letters to universities in get on a train. His guide did not come his dream of coming to America and to
Manly because of his intelligence. would become a reality, but not America. He met Mr. and Mrs. Emery, for two days. When the guide finally Indiana Central College, he eventually
Soon after the Emerys came home, without some hardships. and they began telling him about arrived, he took Manly to the train founded the university’s newspaper
they got a scholarship for Manly, and a After graduating from mission Indiana Central College in Indianapo- station and they traveled to Indianapo- and paved the way for the next stream
few years later David became the first school, Manly became an apprentice lis. He became very interested in lis. According to a booklet in the of young African-Americans to come
international student at Indiana Central tailor. He did this for about a year until Indiana Central and decided to write a University Archives, Manly described to Indiana Central in the mid 1900s. In
and also the first editor-in-chief of The he was accepted by an academy run by letter to them. About a year later, he his trip on the train as “horrifying.” the next issue, the centennial series
Reflector. missionaries. He graduated a few years received a scholarship from the After his long trip he finally arrived traces the rise of African-Americans in
According to Dr. Frederick Hill, later and was sent to a mission farm in Christian Endeavor Society of White in Indianapolis and he was met by the the city and discusses how Indiana
professor emeritus of history, assistant Shenge, where he taught for several River Branch to attend Indiana Central. local chapter of the Red Cross and Central was in the middle of it all.
Photo provided by Andreu Suizds
W STUDENT PROFILE NATIVE WlLDLlFEJunior Andrea Sands visits Currumbin Wildlife
Sancutary while studying in Australia last semester.
Student participates in academic
seminar at Washington Center
endeavors. The seminar was also students made site visits. Some sites
Amy Haick useful in making important networking included the Embassy of Saudi Arabia,
StuffWriter connections,” Hicks said. Cox News, the San Diego Union
During the seminar, Hicks met Tribune, Washington Bureau and the
Junior Katy Hicks spent two weeks numerous people who had an impact Center for Policy Alternatives. Hicks’
at the beginning of this semester on her feelings towards politics and the favorite site visit was to the Center for
attending Inside Washington, an way the media industry works. One of Policy Alternatives. The center is a
academic seminar held by the Wash- the most influential keynote speakers, progressive nonprofit organization,
ington Center. The political science in her opinion, was Amy Weiss, which interested Hicks.
and communication double major was deputy press secretary in the Clinton She was required to keep a daily
in Washington, D.C., from January 6 administration. journal in which she compared what
to January 19. The seminar caused her Weiss emphasized the importance she heard through lectures and other
to miss the first week of classes; of making connections. While intern- information with what was being
however, she felt her experience was ships are important, Weiss said, printed in the daily newspapers. An
worth it. Hicks stayed in an apartment knowing the right people is crucial for end-of-week paper was also required
in Arlington, Va., with other students a succesful political career in Wash- in which Hicks wrote about social
participating in the two-week seminar. ington, D.C. Hicks thought that the welfare. She also summed up her
Dr. Stephen Graham, associate information that Weiss gave about how experiences and feelings in the paper.
professor of political science$, who is she got to where she is today was both “My initial focus upon coming was to
the U of I liaison to the Washington “honest and informative.” align myself with networking to aid for
Center, introduced her to the program. Later, Hicks received Weiss’ e-mail future successes....Instead I became
The program IS offered to students address and business card so that she, inundated with my senses, my eyes,
in all major$ but is especially benefi- too, could begin making these essential ears and even scents can tell my
cial to those majoring in political connections. story.... Every morning became
science or communication. A series of A typical day at the seminar enlightening and brought a newer
keynote speakers lecturing on issues started out with a metro ride into the experience,” Hicks wrote.
such as foreign and domestic policy city, where the group met at the For more information on the
made up the greatest share of the Washington Plaza hotel for an intro- Washington Center and available
seminar. Hicks chose to participate in duction of the day’s events. A series of internship opportunities contact Dr.
the seminar because she thought it lectures followed, pertaining to both Graham at 3334 or the Washington
would be “beneficial towards future media and politics. In the afternoon, Center online at www.twc.edu.
Photo provided by Katy Hicks
MAKING CONNECTIONS-Junior Katy Hicks (right) poses with Amy Weiss, the deputy press
secretary in the Clinton administration, while attending the seminar Inside Washington.
THE REFLECTOR PAGE
4 ~ _ . _ _ _ _ _ _ ___-SPORTS FEBRUARY
Sophomore Cari Ciresi is preparing her horse for display at an
informational fair held at the beginning of the year as she and the
rest of the Equestrian Club prepare for another season.
The Reflector accepts any
photos of U of I sports and
events for those who
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Women's basketball falls to GLVC leader
Northern Kentucky on Pack the House Night
points and grabbed a carecr-high seven 1 .O per game. She landed five rejec-
rebounds against the Flyers. She is tions against Lewis and Wisconsin-
ninth in scoring in the conference. Pnrksitlc.
averaging 14 points per game and 10th As ;I tcam, the Greyhounds are at
in the GLVC from behind the free the top o f several conference catego-
throw line, with an 80.8 percent ries. 'T!icy lead the GLVC in defense,
The University of Indianapolis average. holding their opponents to 57 points
women's basketball team fell 56-52 in Frantz had a career game against pcr gaiiic. They are also first in free
a close match with Great Lakes Valley Lewis, scoring 11 points and pulling throw percentage at 74.6 percent. The
Conference leader Northern Kentucky. down eight rebounds. Off the bench 'Hounds are second in three-point
The Greyhounds led most of the way she was 5 of 8 from the field. percentage, averaging 34.4 percent
but fell short in the closing minutes to Freshman Sarah Shackle tied her hehind the arch. They rank third in
the Norse. best eight points and had a career-high both field goal percentage, averaging
Freshman guard Amy Wisser was three steals against the Flyers. 45.3 percent, and blocked shots,
the only 'Hound in double figures with Sophomore Sara Strahm leads thc averaging 2.86 per game.
15 points and going IO for 12 from the tcam five assists v(-rsus 1,cais SIil. .I. r ; t i ? t i : i q 28, the 'Hounds were
free throw line. Wisser is fifth in the leads the team in the assist column ranked nationally in field goal (1 1 th)
GLVC in free throw percentage, with 48 total as of January 28. and free throw percentage (18th).
averaging 82.6 percent from the The 'Hounds also fell to Wisconsin- Currently the 'Hounds are sixth of
charity stripe. Parkside 52-46 on February 2. 1 1 i n tlic GLVC and would play
Junior Emily Hammes and senior Freshman guard Amanda Davidson numbcr three Quincy if the GLVC
Anne Frantz led in rebounding, pulling led the 'Hounds with 11 points against tourtianicnt started today. They play
down six and eight, respectively. the Rangers, Teammate Wisser scored their fin;il four regular season games
Thursday, Feb. 7, the Greyhounds eight points and grabbed four rebounds the next two weeks, including two
destroyed conference opponent Lewis against Wisconsin. tiornc yiiies February 21 and 23
74-35 in Nicoson Hall. Junior forward Kristen Lowry leads Ocfore Ileading to Evansville for the
Freshman Erin Moran scored 12 the GLVC in blocked shots, averaging C; LV c' t ()urns I I icnt.
Photos by Kuthy Oshorne
LOOKING TO DRIVE-(Above) Sophomore Erin Moran tries to get
around her opponent as the 'Hounds steam roll over Wisconsin-
Parkside. The Lady 'Hounds are currently 12-8 overall and 8-8 in the
conference. They are preparing for the Great Lakes Valley
Conference Tournament February 27 to March 2 at Roberts Stadium
in Evansville, Ind.
BLOCKING LEADER-(Far Left) Junior forward Kristen Lowry drives
to the basket against a Wisconsin-Parkside defender. The Xavier
transfer leads the GLVC in blocked shots, averaging 1.6 per game.
CALLING THE SHOTS-(Left) Head Coach Teri Moren leads her team
against Northern Kentucky. In her second year as head coach of the
Lady 'Hounds she has put together a 26-22 record.
Look for the next
issue of The Reflector
13,2002 §PORTS THE REFLECTOR PAGE
‘Hound swimmers set records at ,ewis,
gearing up for GLIAC championships
Indianapolis opened the meet with a Pheney also assisted in the
Joanne Grizzle victory in the 200-meter medley relay. ‘Hounds’ victory with a first place in
Stuff Writer the 100- butterfly. Ferber and Monkul
The team consisted of senior Lacy
Spurgeon, junior Amy Haick , sopho- won the 100-meter backstroke and the
The men’s swimming meetrecord more Nicole Slack and freshman 200-meter IM, respectively. Ferber
fell to 23-1 1 as the ‘Hounds finished Amber Drudge. Spurgeon also won the swam the 100-meter backstroke with a
124-114 against Great Lakcs Intercol- 200-meter backstroke. time of 54.82 seconds.
legiate Athletics opponent Grand Sophomore Megan Grunert was a The relay team of Ferber, Monkul,
Valley State University (GVSU) on double winner in the 400-meter IM and Pheney and Lowrance won the 200-
Saturday at the Ruth Lilly Fitness the 200-meter breaststroke. meter niedly in a time of 1:41.79.
Center Pool. Freshman Kenzi Miller joined Leading the women’s swimming
Freshman Bruno Fonseca won both Grunert as a double winner by placing team to its 120-80 victory was Miller,
the 100- and the 200-meter freestyle first in the 50- and 100-meter freestyle. who set pool records in the 50- and
events against GVSU. Fellow freshman Amy Broxterman 100-meter freestyles with a time of
Fellow freshman Deniz Monkul won the 1000-meter freestyle to finish 24.64 sccouds and 53.07 seconds,
also swept two events, the 400-meter off the team’s scoring. respectively.
individual medley (IM) and the 200- U of 1’s men’s and women’s Grunert set pool records in the 100-
meter butterfly. swimming teams dominated Lewis in butterfly, l:O!).Sl and the 200 IM,
Junior Ore1 Oral was the ‘Hounds’ an away meet on January 26. 2: 10.66. Broxterman won the 500-
third double winner with first-place The men defeated Lewis 130-44, meter freestyle, and senior Lacy
efforts in the 200-meter backstroke and bringing their record to 23-10 for the Spurgeon won the 1 OO-meter back-
the 200-meter breaststroke. season. stroke in 1:02.68.
Sophomore Justin Lowrance Fonseca paced the Greyhounds, The 200-meter medley relay of
prevailed in the 50-meter free IM. finishing first in the 50- and 100-meter Spurgeon, Miller, Haick and Slack
Lowrance also combined with Monkul, freestyle. With a time of 48.33 placed first in 1:53.53. Photo by Kathy Osborne
junior Nate Pheney and freshman Guy seconds, he set a new pool record in From February 20-23, the Univer-
Ferber to win the 200-meter free relay the 100-meter freestyle. sity of Indianapolis will host the GOING THE DISTANCE- Sophomore Shannon Mingo competes in the
in 1:29.28. Oral won the 200-meter freestyle GLIAC Mcn’s and Women’s Swim- 400 IM against Wayne State. The men and women’s swimmers will be
The women’s swim team brought and the 100-meter breaststroke. ming Championships for the first time in action at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
their record to 29-3 with a 122-119 Senior captain Josh Durlich won the ever at thc Ruth Lilly Fitness Center tournament on February 20-23. This is their first year for U of I to host
dual meet win over league opponent 500-meter freestyle and the 1000- Pool. the GLIAC tournament.
Grand Valley State on February 2. meter freestyle.
W FOOTBALL ALL-AMERICANS
1 Blank and Nisbet earn All-American status
past four years. Nisbet tied the school
u of1 grapplers throwing
“Neal was as dominant as
anv defensive Dlaver that we
have had in our program,” said
record with 64 points in
200 1. He led the GLIAC in
field goal accuracy and
around Division T competition
Head Coach Joe Polizzi. “He finished second in field goals
Senior defensive tackle won the respect of every team per game. Julie Anderson the finals. 3-0 before a loss to top seed
Neal Blank and senior kicker in our conference with his “Dennis was a great Craft was not the only team Matt Cobb of Missouri Valley.
Dennis Nisbet have been tough, physical play. competitor, as well as a member who performed well at Both Love and Johnson lead the
named to the 2001 Football “Neal worked extremely clutch performer and the type Sophomore Wiley Craft the invitational. Fourth-seeded team with 32 wins this season.
Gazette All-American Team. hard in the weight room to of athlete who consistently improved his season record to sophomore Evan Love went 5- 1 Along with the impressive
Blank earned second team develop himself into an All- overachieves in adverse 24-12 as he won in the 125- and finished third in his weight performances of Love and
All-American honors. He American level player. He is a conditions,” said Polizzi. “He pound weight class by going 4- class. Love, a heavyweight, Johnson, junior Earl Wilson,
had 42 tackles and five sacks great model for our younger had a hand in every victory 0 on the weekend at the defeated Joe Scanion of wrestling at 133 pounds, and
in 11 games this season. players.” we’ve had here in the past Wheaton [IL] Pete Wilson Wabarh, Deke Staned of sophomore Josh Holden,
Blank also was named to Nisbet was an honorable four seasons. Invitational. The ‘Hounds Wisconsin-Lacrosse and Roger wrestling at 14 1 pounds, both
the AFCA All-American mention pick to the Football “Along with the many big placed fifth of 24 teams, Miller from Lindenwood in the placed sixth in the tournament.
First Team and the Associ- Gazette All-American team. games he won with the last improving their record to 47-20. consolation rounds. Wilson is 19-11 on the year and
ated Press Little , 1 -
41 He was 13 for 16 on field second kick or a record punt He was the fifth-place seed. Junior Aaron Johnson, also Holden is 26-9.
American Second Team after goal attempts with an 81.3 at U of I, many of his He defeated Tony Nord of fourth-seeded, finished the The ‘Hounds are preparing
earning GLIAC Defensive percent average for the season. contributions did not show up Wheaton in the quarterfinals. tournament 5-1 with an overall for the NCAA I1 Midwest
Lineman of the Year. He also was selected to the in stat sheets but directly Icd Craft also had a 7-2 victory season record of 32-6. Johnson Regional Tournament in
Blank became the 2001 Daktronics NCAA I1 All- them to team victory. I wish over Richard Grant of Embry- placed third in the 174-pound February. On February 24, the
University of Indianapolis’s Northeast Region team in a poll we had another just like Riddle in the semifinals. He tournament, defeating Joe team will travel to Aberdeen,
third All-American in the of sports information directors. him.” upset third seed Fidel Gon7dc7 Hirtndo of EmhryRiddle. South Dakota for the NCAA 11
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of Wisconsin-Parkside 7-4 in Johnson stood undefeated at Midwest Regional.
THE REFLECTOR PAGE
6 SPORTS FEBRUARY
a MEN’S TENNIS
U of I men’s
tennis falls to
The U of I men’s tennis team lost to
NCAA Division I Western Kentucky
6-3 on February 9 at the Southside
The doubles duo of senior Ryan
VanDonselaar and sophomore Mounir
Salhi came out on top with an 8-3
victory. VanDonselaar and Salhi also
won their third and fourth singles
Senior Justin Brown played in his
first match since having surgery on his
elbow back in November. Still trying
to recover, Brown and his partner
junior Brandon Cook lost their doubles
“This was actually the first time
Photo by Kathy Osborne Justin and I had played as a team
competitively, so we were a little rusty
SERVING UP A POINT- Senior Justin Brown prepares to hit a out there,” said Cook. “That’ll go
forehand shot back at his Western Kentucky opponent on February 9 away with time.”
at the Southside Tennis Club. His doubles partner in this match was The Greyhounds’ next match is
junior Brandon Cook. This was Brown’s first match back after February 15 at the University of
undergoing surgery on his elbow back in November. Dayton .
H MEN’S BASKETBALL
Greyhounds fall against Norse,
still clinch GLVC tournament birth
Brian Robbins The ‘Hounds defeated GLVC the ‘Hounds have been able to shut
Managing Editor opponent Wisconsin-Parkside 67-54 down their opponents. They allow only
on February 2. 70.9 points per game, good enough for
Freshman guard David Logan had a third in the conference and 21st in
breakout game against the Rangers, NCAA Division 11.
The University of Indianapolis scoring 18 second-half points. He The ‘Hounds also know how to take
Photo h j Krrthy Oshot-ne men’s basketball team fell to Great broke the game open by punishing care of business at the free-throw line.
Lakes Valley Conference foe Northern Wisconsin-Parkside for 11 points over They are 15th in NCAA Division I1
BRINGIN’ IT HOME- Freshman Cory Bennett puts the exclamation Kentucky 80-61 on Saturday. a 1:45 span. If the season ended today, the
mark on a breakaway with a slam dunk. After trailing 46-29 at the end of the Sophomore center Derrick Miller Greyhounds would play against Lewis
first period, the Greyhounds played grabbed 11 boards against the Rangers. in the first round of the GLVC
even with the Norse in the second but This was the fourth time in nine tournament. The Flyers triumphed both
could not make up the deficit. contests he has had 11 rebounds. times they met U of I this season.
Senior guard Cedric Moodie paced Sophomore center Doug Dybzinski U of I is now 9-7 in the conference
the ‘Hounds with 15 points and seven came off the bench for nine points, and 13-9 overall. Their next game is
rebounds. He passed the 1000 point four rebounds and a blocked shot. tomorrow at Kentucky Wesleyan.
mark for hi\ college career in the The ‘Homd\ gavc onr up at home
contest. However, he was a poor 5-17 on January 30, falling 74 69 against
on field goal attempts. GLVC rival Lewis.
Junior forward Brad Borgman had U of I led the Flyers 37-32 at
13 points. halftime but could not maintain the
U of I shot 19-62 from the field in lead in the second half.
the contest and only connected on 7 of Logan once again led the Grey-
25 shots from behind the three-point hound scoring attack with 18 points.
arc. This continues a trend for the Moodie followed him with 14 points
Greyhounds. They are ninth in the high and also picked up ten rebounds
octane GLVC in scoring, with only against Lewis.
72.6 points per game. This is 21.4 Sophomore forward Mickey McGill
points off conference leader Kentucky added ten points off the bench. He was
Wesleyan’s output. They are also 3-6 from three-point range.
second-to-last in field goal percentage Although they have had their
at 43.6 percent. problems putting points on the board,
UPCOURT- Sophomore forward
Mickey McGill looks for the open
man as he dribbles the ball up
the court. McGill is tied for the
team lead in three-point
accuracy. He is averaging 42.3
percent behind the three-point
arc for the season, tying him with
freshman guard Cory Bennett.
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THE REFLECTOR PAGE
7 NEWS FEBRUARY
Carillon bells heard on U of I
campus after prolonged absence
[Ken] Piepenbrink [director for thephysi- The women residents of Cravens Hall
Editor-in-Chief cal plant] sent us hourly ‘updates’ so that and a few men and women from Warren
none would m i s s the historic event. Hall complained that the tower woke
“Kind of corny I suppose, but it was them up in the morning and kept them
After eight months of silence, the touching to those of us who have been awake at night. Cravens Hall Residence
University of Indianapolis electronic around for a while. It marked a symbolic Director Sarah Spate said that it was only
carillon bell tower began ringing once change.” the girls whose windows faced the tower
again on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Although According to Ken Hottle, vice presi- who complained.
most university faculty, staff and stu- dent for the office of business and fi- Spate said she had about 15 com-
dents were pleased with the return of nance and the person in charge of hiring plaints. and the residents also started a
the music, some residents of Cravens help to repair the tower, the music the petition. Most of the 67 students who
and Warren halls, as well as some uni- carillon plays depends on the tape the signed the petition live in Cravens; 119
versity faculty, were initially more an- university selects. The university has a women live there this year. The petition
noyed than overjoyed with the repair of list of tapes it owns. For example, Hottle was not asking for the bell ringing to
that piece of university history. said that seasonal tunes are played at cease, but rather for the hours to be
The brown bell tower, which stands Christmas time. New tapes are also pur- changed from 6 5 5 a.m.- 11 p.m. to either
south of the Schwitzer Student Center chased from time to time for various 8 a m - 8 p.m. or 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
and east of Ransburg Auditorium, rings reasons. “We’ve had some for a while, Spate went to Hottle with the prob-
between 6 5 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. At five and they do get eaten up by the ma- lem, but because the repair company in
minutes before each hour, the electronic chine,” Hottle said. Pennsylvania installed and repaired the
carillon plays a song and the bells ring The music was not heard for the last clock, he thought no resolution would
on the hour. eight months because a vital part of the come anytime soon. The company also
The ringing times have remained the tower malfunctioned, said Hottle. Since charges $95 per hour plus travel ex-
same since the university purchased the the parts were over 25 years old, and the penses. Spate took the problem to the
bell tower. However the times are company that could repair the tower is Office of Residence Life, and to
slightly different than in the past. located in Pennsylvania, it took eight everyone’s surprise, there was an easy
“We agreed with the UMC [United months for the repair crew to find the solution.
Methodist Church] across the street to parts and fit the University of Indianapo- On Thursday, Jan. 24, Wantz and
stagger our playing times so as not to be lis into their schedule. The Pennsylvania members of the physical plant staff went
discordant [with their bells],” said Dr. company installed the clock in the 70s. to the bell tower to see if they could fix
David Wantz, vice president for student Hottle said that men from the bell the problem. To their amazement, they
affairs. “So, we have tried to consider tower repair company, Cony Schulmerich found a volume control and turned the
the neighbors as we got our carillon from Cellersville, Pa., traveled to India- sound from full to half.
back in order.” napolis to replace the bad part. “We have “Now you can hear it, but it doesn’t
The tower has been part of the Uni- an outdated model,” said Hottle. “We wake you up,” Spate said.
versity of Indianapolis since the 1970s, couldn’t get the part any faster.” Like the Cravens Hall residents,
when President Gene Sease led the uni- Hottle explained that the tower mal- Wantz is thankful that the volume has
versity. Originally the tower stood in function was no different from any other been reduced. “I have an office adjacent
the area where Smith Mall is today. problem on campus, it just took longer to to the tower and am pleased that it is
Wantz said the tower was moved in fix than usual repairs. He received com- softer now.”
1996 during the Smith Mall renovation. pliments and e-mails from faculty con- Despite the initial concerns, the piece Photo by Kathy Osborne
“It was a nostalgic time seeing that gratulating him on the repair. Yet stu- of university history was repaired and
tower moved and quite the campus dents in the nearby residence halls were adjusted for all to enjoy. “It is a long RINGING AGAIN-The University of Indianapolis bell tower has rung
event. Folks stopped work and watched not pleased with the reintroduction of tradition: the playing of the bells,” Wantz since the 1970s. After eight months of silence, parts were found to
it being taken down and reinstalled. Mr. hourly songs. said. replace the aging piece of U of I history.
English department offers new online course
Online courses are a growing trend among universities, including U of I. They allow students to
work on their own time and away from the campus setting.
Jessica Roberts port, training and resources to faculty tended workshops. Morris discovered discussion. e-mail. phonecall orhychat- dence.
News Editor who want to develop alternative learning the advantages and disadvantages of ting.” Other universities have had suc-
systems. She also assists faculty mem- online courses. She decided the best way Over the past few years, online cess with the adoption of online
At the beginning of this semester, bers in placing course material online. to instruct hcr course was to keep it as courses have gained popularity among courses. In 1989, the University of
several University of Indianapolis En- Bohley has been working with online interactive as possible and to meet as a colleges and universities. According to Phoenix began an entire online pro-
glish students found themselves among courses for over four years. She trains class twice during the semester. The Kiggins, about 72 percent of the U of I gram, in which students can receive
the many college students who are students and participates in training ses- course met once at the beginning of the full-time faculty use Blackboard to en- complete degree-granting programs
taking courses taught over the Internet. sions and brown bag luncheons. She also semester for orientation and will meet hance the courses they instruct. Both over the Internet. The online degree
For years, Dr. Toni Morris, associ- has taught several training and brown once near the end of the semester for a Bohley and Kiggins teach online courses programs that are offered include
ate professor of English, had been bag luncheons through CIT. finalexam. During the semester, themain at U of i. Bohley teaches several courses business, management, technology
teaching ENGL 3 11, Short Story, as a One misconception about online method of instruction is for students to that are instructed half of the time online management, information systems,
traditional classroom course. Then she courses is that they decrease the read assigned short stories on their own and half in the classroom. For three education, and nursing.
realized the course’s adaptability to instructor’s workload. Not only do in- time and then access Blackboard 5 to years, Kiggins has taught an online sec- Even though U of I is unable to
online delivery. So she took steps to structors have to apply for grants for take quizzes and participate in discus- tion of Introduction to Information Sys- offer complete degree programs over
make the online version of the course money to support technology and plan sions. tems. She also teaches an online version the Internet, “U of I is probably one of
a reality. the courses, but they must also learn the Flexibility is the primary advantage of Microcomputer Applications. Other the leading private Indiana colleges
Morris said that teaching online is features and problematic areas of the of online courses. According to Bohley, online courses offered at U of I include in its offering of online courses,”
not appropriate for every type of technology so they are prepared if prob- students can learn at their own rate and Abnormal Psychology and Human Re- Kiggins said.
course, but because Short Story con- lems occur. are able to focus on topics that interest sources. Kiggins said that she is in con-
sisted mostly of reading and writing, In preparation to teach Short Story them. She feels that some students work The number of adults returning to tinual contact with faculty at other
she felt that it could be executed effec- online, Morris first applied for grants to harder and enjoy learning more than in a college is one factor that has helped the local universities such as Franklin
tively online. get the course started andreceivedmoney classroom setting. online courses thrive. Because adult stu- College, Manchester College and
“I recommend that professors use from the Indiana Higher Education Tele- Morris feels that the flexibility of dents often have to balance work, school, DePauw University. Faculty from
online courses as long as it is appropri- communication System (IHETS) and online courses helps the university reach and family, online courses provide them these schools exchange ideas for pro-
ate subject matter-something that CIT. Along with additional funding from out to adult students and those who live the opportunity to experience higher edu- grams, training and workshops.
does not require hands-on work or the university, the grants from CIT and far from the school of their choice. Many cation. U of 1’s newest online course has
aural listening, such as acting,” she IHETS have helped make the course as full-time students who live in the area “I think use of online courses will not created much of a stir on campus,
said. effective as possible. are also enrolled in the new online ver- continue to increase,” Kiggins said. but 17 students are enrolled in Short
Beth Kiggins, director for U of 1’s After applying for grants, Morris sion of her course. “People have busy lives. Traditional- Story-a number that is unusual for
Center for Instructional Technologies learned the many features of Blackboard The main disadvantage is the loss of aged students are no longer ‘traditional’ an upper-level English course. Mor-
(CIT), and Kathy Bohley, assistant 5, which is the system that assists with direct contact between the instructor and in the true meaning of the word. Today’s ris hopes more students will enroll in
professor in U of 1’s business depart- delivery of online courses. Some fea- the students. To unite the students, Mor- traditional students (ages 18-24) have online courses.
ment, who teaches several online tures include easy-access e-mail, discus- ris attempts to make the course as inter- jobs, families and other responsibilities Anyone can enroll in Short Story,
courses, both agree. sion boards, virtual drop boxes and other active as possible. that make the flexibility offeredby online or any of the other online courses,
Kiggins received an Information organizational tools. Morris spent time Kiggins said that the best remedy for courses attractive.” after being accepted to the university
Technology degree through Purdue at studying books and attending workshops this disadvantage is a good course design Indiana State University has adopted and after completing the proper pre-
IUPUI, an MBA from U of I, and has and conferences to understand the sys- that includes discussion and interaction. undergraduate and graduate courses and requisites.
been working with online courses for tem. She also learned how a student feels “Building rapport between the student degrees that can also be completed alter- “[Instructing an online course] is a
five years. The CIT was created when in an online course by actually enrolling and other students, and the students and natively. The ISU Web sitc says dis- lot of extra work,” Morris said. “But
U of I received a grant from the Lilly in a computer course that was taught the instructor, is critical,” she said. “The tance learning courses are offered by the it will be worth it to expand the num-
Endowment. According to Kiggins, over the Internet. faculty member must stay in contact with Internet or live television, as well as by ber of students who can participate in
the CIT was created to provide sup- Once she had studied books and at- the students, whether it is via an online videotapes and print-based correspon- higher education.”
Universitv Dolice release camnus crime renort
. / I I I
such as theft or vandalism make up the ting crimes such as theft of university
Julie Anderson majority of crime reports filed at U of I. property.”
Feature Editor Crime is not on the rise at U of I. Once a crime has been reported, the
The campu\ police of the University Because every crime is reported, it may university police launch an investiga-
1 of Indianapolis take measures to ensure seem like crime is more prevalent than it tion. An investigator is assigned to the
the safety of the campus. From provid- actually is. case so that suspects can be identified
ing escort services to and from buildings “Crime Alerts” were posted in the and, if applicable, crimes can be pieced
at night to raising awareness of crimes students’ daily e-mail Announce Di- together.
committed on campus, the seven offic- gests from time to time. According to “Where we have the resources and
ers and four cadets that make up Univer- Keith Smith, director of university po- the ability to investigate a crime, we
sity Police work hard to maintain U of lice, these alerts describe the nature of will do that,” said Smith.
1’srecord as arelatively safe campus.Part the crimes and are a means of keeping With crimes such as vehicle theft, the
of this feeling of safety comes from the the community updated on the safety of university police defer the investigation
low incidence of crime at U of I. the campus. One of Smith’s recent alerts process to the Indianapolis Police De-
The most recent official statistics re- involved an individual who was reported partment. University Police, in conjunc-
leased by University Police tell of only to be exposing himself in the University tion with Student Affairs, generally
one forcible sexual assault reported in Apartments area. “That’c a crime that handles property crimes and some crimes
2000, one case of aggravated assault, we think might repeat itself,” said Smith. against person, such as battery.
one incidence of vehicle theft and two “So we’re notifying everyone to be on Smith also reminds students to be
arsons. (These were the statistics as of the lookout for that individual.” alert and cautious so that they can pro-
October 2001 .) According to these Not all crimes committed on univer- tect themselves from crime.The mem-
records, the most common crime com- sity property are committed by students. bers of the campus community are im-
mitted on campus is burglary. In 2000, “Students are.. .usually the victims of portant in keeping the campus safe.
there were 13 reDorted cases of bur- the crimes rather than the perpetrators,” . .
“We’ve had a great record of Deople
glary, eight of wkch occurred in the said Smith. “[However,] in some par- reporting suspicFousactivity and crime,”
residence halls. More recently, crimes ticularcases, there are students commit- Smith said.
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Student Writers Series Sertoma to teach basic
Open Reading sign language
An open student reading will take On Wednesday, Feb. 13, and
place on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, join Sertoma as they
in Room 012 in the Schwitzer Student help students learn the basics of sign
Center. language. Both programs will take
Any student who would like to read place at 9 p.m. in Lilly Science Hall.
should sign up on the list posted on the
Creative Writing Board by Esch 21 1.
L/P credit is available for those who Kellogg Writer Series presents
read or attend. Molly Giles
For more information, contact Dr.
Elizabeth Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org On Monday, Feb. 18, Molly Giles, a
or Ethan Koron at fiction writer nominated for a Pulitzer
email@example.com. Prize and winner of various other
awards, will come to U of I for the
Undergraduate poetry contest Kellogg Writer Series. Her newest
book. Creek Walk and Other Stories, is
This year, U of I is holding its 191h a collection of 14 stories about
annual undergraduate poetry contest. different types of women, from sassy
Anyone interested in submitting poetry to belligerently imperfect.
should contact Dr. Elizabeth Weber at The program will begin at 8 p.m. in
firstname.lastname@example.org the complete the Schwitzer Student Center, Room
list of guidelines and a submission 010. For more information, contact
form. Bruce Gentry at email@example.com
All undergraduate students are 788-3496.
eligible, except those who have
preiriously won first prize in the Lucy The International Division to
Munro Brooker contest. Each student sponsor tax workshop
may submit up to three poems.
The deadline for submission is Anyone who needs help completing
Friday, March 1. Winners will be federal tax returns has the chance to
announced at an award ceremony on sign up for the International Division's
April 3. Cash prizes are available for upcoming tax workshop. On February
the top three winners. 2 1, representatives from the Internal
Revenue Service will be on hand to
The Student Alumni Association assist students who are required to file
needs pictures a tax return.
If interested in attending this
Are you a senior with great pictures workshop, sign up in the International
of you and your friends? Then mem- Division office (Schwitzer Center 21 1)
bers of the Student Alumni Association no later than Friday, Feb. 15. Seating
need your help! is limited.
They need the pictures to create a If you have any questions or Photo by Kuthy Osborne
slide show that will be shown at this concerns, contact Geri Watson at 788-
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L1 " V l l l V l U Y I Y I I .
1292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you are interested in submitting, and Angelita Rodriguez stand tall as this year's homecoming
&OD off the or send them to the Ash Wednesday services couple.
Alumni House. You can also contact
Bridgette Westfall at 781-5151 or Services to mark the beginning of
Lynsey Hourigan at 78 1-5150. the Holy Season of Lent, which is
The deadline for submissions is
Monday, March 4. If you want your
observed from Ash Wedneday until
Easter, will be held on Wednesday,
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‘Lover’s Ledge’ premieres at U of I
includes only four cast members. mistakes, which heightens the sus-
Cara Silletto Freshmen Sam Fain and Bradley pense of the show. In fact, Barnes took
Smith play David and Theo. Juniors the cart to a ledge with a railing, at the
“Lover’s Ledge” is not your Chandra DeNap and Shanelle Shrader Bank One building for a rehearsal, in
average romantic comedy. It takes play Aimee and Carol. Barnes chose order for them to feel the actual
place on the 20th story ledge of a all student designers for the produc- suspense of being that high off the
building where David, a young lawyer, tion, including for set, lighting, ground.
works. One morning when he comes to costume and sound. “Lover’s Ledge” runs February 22-
work, he finds Aimee, a beautiful “Basically it’s a romantic comedy, 24 and March 1-2. All shows begin at
young woman, sitting on the ledge and I think we could all use some fun 8 p.m. after a 6:45 dinner. Tickets cost
outside his office. He and his law and romance in our lives,” said Barnes. $10 for students with ID cards and $6
partner, Theo, along with their He believes “Lover’s Ledge” brings for students on a meal plan. General
secretary, Carol, attempt to coax U of I students an evening of food and admission tickets cost $17. All tickets
Aimee back inside the building, for entertainment. include dinner and the performance
fear that she may jump. By the second The play will be produced in the and are available at the Ransburg
act, David is on the ledge in a tuxedo, Schwitzer Studemt Center dining hall. Auditorium lobby box office. Student
and soon, Aimee enters wearing a The theatre department created a ledge rush tickets will be availablefor free in Photo Provided
wedding dress. that is six feet high, three feet deep, Schwitzer Center 15 minutes before
Jeffrey Barnes, theatre department and spans the entire length of the each show, but do not include dinner THEATER- U of I presents “Lover’s Ledge.” From left to right:
production manager and technical cafeteria. This leaves the actors with and are only available if seating is still Bradley G. Smith (Theo), Chandra Jeanette Biehl DeNap (Aimee),
director, directs the show, which
only a few feet on which to make available.
Shanelle Lea Shrader (Carol), and Samuel-T. Fain (David).
Jessica Roberts Now choose a desert: .
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Staff writer visits local resturants for Valentine’s Day
fashioned, half-circle booth made of date an injustice by skipping the Southport Rd., next to O’Charley’s and around the comer from the General
.Lucas Klipsch flashy red leather. Fifteen minutes and appetizer. Every appetizer is good, the Super Target. Pizzeria Uno is filled Cinemas.
Star Writer especially the spinach and artichoke with eye-catching decorations. Unlike Now for my all-time favorite,
a couple of baskets of bread later, our
server arrived with a pushcart of entrCe crab dip. Palomino’s is by no means Morton’s and Palomino’s, patrons inexpensive romantic restaurant: The
Romance is in the air. In addition to selections. I cannot describe my cheap, but after the tip, I spent $80, don’t pay extra for the ambiance. It’s Old Spaghetti Factory. Located on the
slipping your sweetheart those uplift- surprise at this moment. Every cut of which still qualifies as expensive if not that romantic. It is romantic comer of Georgia and Meridian, this
ing heart-shaped candies that taste like steak the restaurant offered sat on that you ask me. enough for the price; and if you look establishment offers almost as much
chalk, or exchanging fancy, expensive cart, not to mention other entrees, The first of my not-so-expensive hard, the menu is filled with a variety romance as Morton’s and Palomino’s
gifts (for you serious lovebirds)- there including a live lobster. To make a restaurants is for those with eclectic of great dishes. at a fourth of the cost. However, there
is one very important Valentine’s Day long story short, I selected the 12- tastes. laria’s Italian Restaurant is Although Uno is known for its is a catch. The Old Spaghetti Factory
ritual that must be addressed- the date. ounce sirloin. It was the best steak I located on 317 S. College Ave., in a pizza, their best dish is the rattlesnake does not take reservations.
For you chivalrous guys and liberated have ever eaten. Morton’s location is neighborhood that I would not call pasta. It is a spicy Alfredo pasta with Here’s how it’s done, for you
ladies who, like me, require a romantic key to the romance there. It is within romantic. There is limited parking on a jalapenos and runs about $12. Appetiz- gentlemen out there. First, you leave
ambiance in which to dine, to add that walking distance of Circle Centre busy weekend, and the lighting outside ers, entrees and deserts for two run your name with the host or hostess and
extra special spark to your date, I have Mall, and very close to Conseco the restaurant makes the neighborhood $30-35, depending on the meal. request “the caboose.” This is a mood-
compiled a list of some possible eating Fieldhouse. seem much worse than it actually is. Unfortunately, Uno is not within lighted seating area is built to look like
options. Now I know many of us are The downside of Morton’s If you’re not totally turned off by walking distance of anything but the a caboose.
students and cannot afford much, so I Steakhouse is most certainly the price. this description yet, Iaria’s is con- Super Target (which could be a date To get seats in this section it may
have arranged the following establish- Two people eating in style there can nected to an old bowling alley which idea if you run out of cash). Still the take longer, but believe me, it’s worth
ments in three price categories: easily spend over $150. can be seen from the dining room. All food is great, and the restaurant is right it. Second, you take your date across
expensive, not-so-expensive, and flat- Palomino’s is located on W. bad first impressions aside, I have to off 1-65, five minutes from Green- the street to window shop at
out inexpensive. I’ve been to six Maryland St. across the street from the say I had a pretty good meal there. The wood. Nordstrom’s. Nothing is more roman-
restaurants in the past month, and United Artist Movie Theatre in Circle rigatoni with tomato sauce was as good Speaking of Greenwood, the first of tic that two tiny lovebirds leering at
though I do not claim to be a master o f , Centre Mall. In my opinion, Palomino as anything at Olive Garden, and the my just plain inexpensive restaurants is products they can’t afford. Hey don’t
romance, I have been on several dates is the best restaurant in town. The appetizer was a surprisingly good located in the Greenwood Park Mall ask me, my girlfriend loves this. Third,
with my girlfriend. lighting is great, and every time I go garlic and cheese bread that I expected parking lot. It is Logan’s Roadhouse. I you go inside Nordstrom’s and have a
I’ll start with the expensive restau- there, I feel like I am alone with my to taste like stadium food. This don’t like to endorse these peanut- cappuccino at the coffee shop. Then
rants. In the heart of downtown date. Many of the tables are located in restaurant is not, by any conventional themed steakhouses, since they all you leisurely stroll back to the restau-
Indianapolis, on the corner of Wash- secluded areas of the restaurant. use of the word, romantic. It’s not seem the same, but I had not eaten at rant to enjoy your meal.
ington St. and Pennsylvania, sits Although Palomino’s is not an within walking distance of anything Logan’s until recently.1 can’t say that Always get garlic cheese bread, and
Morton’s, one of the most expensive Italian restaurant, I have had some entertaining (unless you like bowling). Logan’s is all that romantic, but it will whatever you do, get something with
steakhouses in the city. very good pasta dishes there. The last Although it was not an ideal work. It’s pretty quiet, as steakhouses mizithra cheese on it. This cheese is
When I first arrived at Morton’s, I time I went, I had a baked ziti dish Valentine’s Day date, it was a fun, go, and more importantly, it’s reason- outstanding.
walked down a flight of stairs into a with Italian sausage, and my girlfriend cheap date at approximately $30 and ably priced and in a good location. My You will spend about $22 at The
dining room that reminded me of a had a wood-smoked salmon dish could be an option for the adventurous roast beef and mashed potatoes cost Old Spaghetti Factory. Every meal
place A1 Capone might have dined at served with Alfredo sauce and Penne types. $7.50 and was very filling. After the comes with a small dish of free
in Chicago. I later learned that the pasta, which put my dish to shame. The other not-so-expensive restau- desert, which was some sort of spumoni ice cream.
restaurant is based in Chicago. Despite my rave reviews of their rant I visited is Pizzeria Uno Chicago chocolate fudge brownie, I think I Nothing is more romantic than two
My date and I sat in a large, old- entrees, you will do yourself and your Bar and Grill, located on 4740 spent a total of $18. Logan’s is right people having a good time, anywhere.
13,2001 BACKPAGE 10
THE REFLECTOR PAGE
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
History -professor refutes John Walker Lindh’s Taliban interaction
have to be accused of an “overt act” of visit relatives and decided to stay. years ago, but if convicted on all Middle East on his own. His commit-
treason (in his case, most likely killing, Because he was fluent in English, counts of the ten-count indictment ment to a militant brand of Islam
wounding, or at least firing a weapon during the Second World War, the brought against him, his punishment ultimately led him to Afghanistan, and
at U.S. troops, at a particular time and Japanese army pressed him into would amount to more than three life into his current predicament. As any
Is John Walker Lindh a traitor? A place), and two witnesses would have service as an interpreter and put him to terms in prison, dooming him-at the college student knows, twenty years
majority of the American public may to be willing to testify that the act, work interrogating American prisoners age of twenty-to spend the rest of his old is old enough to be held account-
think so, but the U.S. Justice Depart- indeed, occurred. Even if Walker of war. Along with Japanese army years behind bars. Walker Lindh is able for one’s actions. Walker Lindh is
ment has not charged him with treason Lindh had confessed to a specific prison guards, he participated in charged with aiding the a1 Qaeda terror no child, and he must face the conse-
and apparently has no plans to do so. treasonous act during his interrogation physical brutality against American network while serving in the armed quences of his actions, harsh though
Why? Because treason-the only in the field by FBI agents (and POWs, which the Supreme Court later forces of the Taliban regime of they may be. Conservative commenta-
crime specifically defined in the U.S. apparently he did not), he could not be concluded went “beyond any conceiv- Afghanistan. While his defenders may tors have tried to characterize him as a
Constitution-is extraordinarily convicted of treason unless he subse- able duty of an interpreter.” After the argue that he did not seek to make war product of contemporary liberal
difficult to prove. quently repeated the same confession war, Kawakita returned to the U.S. and against the United States (rather, the American culture, brought up by
According to Article 111 of the in a court of law. resumed his life in California. By pure United States initiated an undeclared remarkably permissive parents, with
Constitution, “Treason against the By making treason so difficult to chance, a surviving POW recognized war against a foreign regime he too many freedoms, too little moral
United States shall consist only in prove, the U.S. Constitution provides him on the street one day, setting in happened to be serving), clearly he guidance, and no sense of patriotism
levying war against [the United American citizens with a remarkable motion the chain of events which led continued in the armed service of the for his country. I believe that Attorney
States], or in adhering to [its] enemies, degree of freedom to oppose their own to his trial, conviction, and death Taliban after the events of September General John Ashcroft, perhaps the
giving them aid and comfort.” Because country’s international policies. Over sentence for treason. After the Su- 11 and after the present U.S. military most conservative member of Presi-
“aid and comfort” may be defined in the past 226 years less, than thirty preme Court upheld Kawakita’s operation against the Taliban and a1 dent Bush’s cabinet, would welcome
many different ways, a wide variety of treason trials have been held, and no conviction, President Dwight D. Qaeda began on October 7, and thus the chance to indict Walker Lindh for
actions sympathetic to an enemy of the American citizen has been convicted Eisenhower intervened to commute his bore arms against his own country. treason if he had the evidence to do so.
United States could be defined as of treason in the past fifty years. The sentence to life imprisonment. John Walker Lindh grew up in We must conclude that such evidence
treasonous. But the same article of the last such conviction, upheld by the Even though he has not been comfortable circumstances, yet at a does not exist.
Constitution specifies that “no person U.S. Supreme Court in 1952, con- charged with treason, John Walker relatively early age he rejected those
shall be convicted of treason unless on cerned a Japanese-American from Lindh may also end up spending the comforts for the sake of a cause. He Sincerely,
the testimony of two witnesses to the California named Tomoya Kawakita. rest of his life in prison. The evidence converted to Islam in his early high
same overt act, or on confession in Two years before the attack on Pearl against him may not be as strong as the school years and, at the age of sixteen, Lawrence Sondhaus
open court.” John Walker Lindh would Harbor, Kawakita went to Japan to case against Tomoya Kawakita fifty left the United States to wander the Associate Professor of History
H MOVIE REVIEW
‘A Walk to Remember’
captures essence of love
deep trouble at school, the principal asking her father permission to take
Jennifer Marks decides to teach him a lesson by her on a date. At first, her father
Staff Writer sentencing him to responsibilities that proclaims an adamant “NO!”
he would rather not take on. These Landon responds by saying, “I’m
include after-school janitorial duties, just asking you for what you teach us
What is the ultimate universal tutoring underprivileged children on every day in church. I’m just asking
notion? What is the one thing everyone Saturdays, and taking part in the spring for a little faith.”
can relate to? Love, or the idea of love play. That statement changes the
is a concept, that many movies have Since Jamie is involved in tutoring minister’s mind, and he grants Landon
been based. and the play, Landon is forced to permission to date his daughter.
On Valentine’s Day, why not see a spend much more time with her than This is just the beginning of an
movie that completely revolves around he cares to. Throughout the course of incredibly real, beautiful, inspirational
love? No movie in 21 years has rehearsals for the spring play, he has a journey of faith and love for both of
touched me as profoundly as “A Walk hard time remembering his lines as the them. The deep love of “Romeo and
to Remember.” leading male role. So he asks Jamie for Juliet” pales in comparison to that of
SingedActress Mandy Moore help, because she is the only person Landon and Jamie.
makes her debut in the film which is from the cast he actually knows. Landon turns his back on all of his
based on the best-selling novel by Landon becomes so accustomed to former “friends,” who still play cruel
Nicholas Sparks. Moore portrays 18- spending time with Jamie that when pranks on his girlfriend. He also makes
year old Jamie Sullivan, a small-town the play ends, he finds himself every dream of hers come true.
minister’s daughter who doesn’t distracted by the desire to spend more There is a very emotional twist
exactly fit in with the “in crowd.”’Her time with her. Landon must convince toward the end of the movie. For me to
peers constantly make fun of her. Jamie they should spend time together reveal that, however, would steal its
Shane West portrays Landon Carter. because she is not sure that she can thunder. So bring along a box of
He is the ring-leader in the pack of trust his feelings yet. tissues and shoulder to cry on: and
popular, somewhat troublemaking, He proves he is up to the challenges don’t forget to see “A Walk to Re-
students. When Landon gets into some of a relationship outside of school by member” this Valentine’s Day.