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 The

Volume	109,	Issue	2                                  Lincoln	High	School	SW	1600	Salmon	St.	Portland,	OR	97205                                                         November	1,	2004




Listen	up:	Rep.	Earl	Blumenauer,	D-Ore.,	visits	Mike	Sweeney’s	social	anthropology	class	and	discusses	tomorrow’s	election.	He	emphasized	youth	involvement	in	politics.	Photo	by	Riley	Peck.




Students	get	taste	of	politics
By	Matthew	Bernton                 said, whose Third Congressional            many young people still do not             “Young people are content.            that will lead to a draft.”
                                   District extends across East Port-         cast ballots in elections once they     They donʼt feel compelled to vote,           The congressman, like Demo-
   When he was in college, Con- land and beyond.                              reach the minimum voting age of         because they take their rights for       cratic presidential candidate Sen.
gressman Earl Blumenauer worked       Blumenauer led a town-hall-             18. Blumenauer asked Sweeneyʼs          granted,” senior Alison Barnwell         John Kerry, faulted the Bush
to lower the voting age. Now, at style discussion with students in            class why.                              said.                                    administration for not pursuing
age 60, he is still committed to Mike Sweeneyʼs second-period                     Blumenauer sparked the discus-         “A lot of young voters feel dis-      terrorism in Afghanistan, and for
increasing youth                                        anthropology          sion by asking students such ques-      connected from a lot of the issues.      “reckless activity” in Iraq.
involvment in                                           class Oct.19.         tions as: What issues are important     We just donʼt know whatʼs right,”            Blumenauer also said the Bush
politics and en-
couraging young
                   No matter how bun-                       A Portland
                                                        native and a
                                                                              to you? Are the things you want dif-
                                                                              ferent from what your grandparents
                                                                                                                      senior Meg Dickey-Griffith said.
                                                                                                                         “Kids donʼt have very much of
                                                                                                                                                               administration was not doing
                                                                                                                                                               enough to address the threat of
people to vote.    gled up Iraq is, it’s                graduate of           want? Is the typical 18 year-old        a connection with the political pro-     North Korea, whom he called “a
   “You      [stu-                                      Centennial            more pressed than the typical 40        cess. They donʼt understand their
dents]       have  not going to lead to                 High School           year-old? He then pointed out how       place in it,” senior Oliver Much-
                                                                                                                                                               scary prospect.” He said the North
                                                                                                                                                               Korean government has “deliber-
more of an ap-
preciation     for
                   a draft.                             and Lewis &
                                                        Clark     Col-
                                                                              important young people are to the       more added.                              ately starved between two and three
                                                                              future.                                    The discussion then focused on        million of their own people.”
the political pro-        - Rep. Earl Blumenauer lege, Blume-                     “Youʼve got the greatest stake      the upcoming presidential election           President Bush, in his debates
cess and what                                           naeur      was        in the integrity of the environment,    and possibilities of a military draft.   and on the campaign trail, has said
people need to                                          first elected         peace, security, and the strength of    “No matter how bungled up Iraq is,       that the war in Iraq is an important
know,” he said. “I think thereʼs to the U.S. House of Representa-             the economy,” he said. “These are       and I think itʼs a mess, itʼs not go-    part of the battle against terrorism,
an expectation that it seems over- tives in 1996.                             all your issues.” Students respond-     ing to lead to a draft,” Blumenauer
whelming,” the Oregon Democrat        The class talked about why so           ed with interest.                       said. “Itʼs not a national emergency     (Please	see	‘Blumenauer’	on	page	2)


Contracts	set;	 By the numbers                                                                                        Wilson	challenges	
teacher	wages	           5-2                                   Contract	ratified	by	
                                                                             	
                                                               school	board	on	a		           vote                     Lincoln	in	blood	drive
will	increase                                                                                       By	Amanda	Zusman                       dents who are at least 17 do not need
                                                                     	TEACHER	SALARIES                                                     parental permission. Donors need

By	James	Dooley 3                       current school year,
                                        and a 2.75 percent
                                                               A	    percent	increase	July	1
                                                                                     percent	
                                                                                                        Wilson has challenged Lincoln to weigh at least 110 lbs. and can-
                                                                                                    to reach a goal of 95 units of blood not have donated blood in the last
                                                                                                    at the bi-annual American Red 56 days. The American Red Cross

                    2.75
    The Portland Association of
Teachers and Portland Public
Schools have agreed upon a new
                                        increase for the
                                        2005-06
                                        year.
                                                       school  Additional	           increase	July	 Cross blood drive Nov. 23.
                                                                                     1,	2005	
                                                                                                                                           requires that they be “healthy,”
                                                                                                        Wilson, which held its blood meaning they can perform normal
                                                                                                    drive Sept. 30, fell short of its goal activities. People with chronic
contract Oct. 14. The new contract          "If in fact they                                        of 70 units.                           conditions, such as diabetes, can
is good for two years.                  raise    wages     to
                                                                        HEALTH	CARE                     Organizing the campaign is donate if they are being treated
    The school board voted 5-2 to
ratify the contract.
    Health care, one of the most di-
                                        compensate for [the
                                        health care cuts], I
                                        suppose it's some-
                                                                 6 percent	employee	cost	shar-
                                                                   ing	on	premiums	
                                                                                                    junior
                                                                                                    cole LaBaw.
                                                                                                               Ni-

                                                                                                    “There are a        I like donating condition under
                                                                                                                                                              with medication
                                                                                                                                                              and have the

visive issues during the 2002-2003      thing people have                                percent	   lot of changes                                            control.
contract negotiations, was handled
with less ado this time. For this
school year, the district has agreed
                                        to deal with," social
                                        studies teacher Jack
                                        Curry said.
                                                               Employee	cost	shar-
                                                               ing	increasing	to	
                                                                                         2005
                                                                                              7
                                                                                         July	1,	
                                                                                                    being made blood, because
                                                                                                    this year, and for a good cause, and nating
                                                                                                    I am doing
                                                                                                                                                       it’s “I like do-
                                                                                                                                                                          blood,
                                                                                                                                                              because itʼs for
to pay 94 percent of teachersʼ health       Additionally, the                                                         this for the    I get to miss class.                    a good cause,
insurance premiums. For the 2005-       bottom two steps of the pay scale     this."                                  first time by           - Jackie Cameron, senior and I get to miss
06 school year, the district will pay   will be removed, and $1,000 will be       The agreement included lan-         myself,” she                                            class,”     senior
93 percent of health care costs.        added to the top step of the scale.   guage regarding the re-opening          said. “I am                                             Jackie Cameron
    School board co-chair Julia             Brim-Edwards said that sig-       of negotiations if the Multnomah        excited to see how it turns out.”     said.
Brim-Edwards said that the board        nificant progress had been made       County temporary income tax is              One of these changes is that stu-    Students interested in volunteer-
had made important progress on          on making teachersʼ salaries more     repealed by Measure 26-64.              dents who are 16 can now donate ing or donating blood may sign up
reducing health care costs. This        competetive.                              Should Measure 26-64 pass           blood with parental consent. Stu- in Room 104 or contact LaBaw.
change has moved the district out           "We're going to make some         tomorrow, negotiations may be re-
of first place in the metro area in     more money, but we're also going      opened to discuss the shortening         A	note	to	readers-
percentage of health care contrib-      to have to pay a little more for      of the 2004-05 school year. This         Due to publication cycles, The Cardinal Times was unable to cover
uted by teachers.                       health care," said math teacher and   process would be similar to the          events occurring on or after Oct. 28, including the cross country district
    The contract provides for a 3       PAT representative Rick Kolinsky.     one engaged in during the 2002-03        championships, the mayoral debate held at Lincoln and the student-led
percent increase in salary for the      "Most teachers are happy with         school year.                             rally. Check the next Cardinal Times for coverage of these events.
2 November	1,	2004 Cardinal Times                                                                                                                                    NEWS



                                                                The
Abe’s	                               Speech	and	debate	makes	strong	
     BRIEFS
                                     showing	at	Willamette	tournament
                                     By	Andrew	Mork
                                         Speech and debate team mem-
Writers	honored                      bers received high scores in a
   Two seniors have received         tournament held Oct. 22-23 at Wil-
the National Council of Teach-       lamette University in Salem.
ers of English award for out-            Elise Young took first place in
standing high school writers.        senior public debate, Amy Wilson
   Amelia Cleveland-Strang           was a finalist in junior prose and ju-
and Lindsey Eckelmann have
                                     nior radio, and Griffin Wimminger
both been recognized for their
                                     placed third in junior impromptu.
writing in the annual competi-
tion. More than 2,000 high
                                         “We put up a great showing, go-
school students competed in the      ing against powerhouse teams like
final round of the nationwide        Ashland that sent 70 kids to this
contest and 689 were recog-          tournament,” junior Keith Brown
nized.                               said.
   “We always have two                   Brown feels that although Lin-
[NCTE winners],” English             coln did well in this debate, there is
teacher Christine Jenkins said.      still more to work on.
“We always win something.”               “Weʼre planning to strengthen
                   - Riley Peck      our performance in individual
                                     events by doing a meet with
         	
Frosh	officers	elected               Madison,” he said. “Weʼll help
    Chris Landtiser was named        them with debate, our strength, in
Freshman Class president, and        exchange.”
Brittany Williams was elected            The next tournament will be
Freshman Class vice president        held at Sprague High School in
Oct. 22.                             Salem on Nov. 10.                        Hear	me:	A	photo	montage	from	the	speech	and	debate	competition	held	Oct.	22-23.	Photos	by	Goutham	Chandra.
    Allison Neuman is treasur-
er, Charles Holmes is secretary
and Anna Kinderman is histo-
rian. The representatives are
                                     ‘Blumenauer’
                                       (continued	from	page	one)
                                                                              the American public will put up
                                                                              with it. Itʼs starting to pull back.
                                                                              The American public is starting to
                                                                                                                       Student	behavior	at	
                                                                                                                       businesses	improves
Anna Epstein, Amanda Kary                                                     change their attitudes.”
and Brenda Nguyen.                   and has defended his handling               Blumenauer wrapped up the
    “The freshmen were a little      of North Korea. He has attacked          discussion with some encouraging
rowdy,” ASB vice president           Kerry and other Democrat critics         words for the class, and offered                                                  who buy food elsewhere, eat here,
James Dooley said. “But they
                                                                                                                       By	Andrew	Mork
                                     for failing to understand what it        some counsel.                                                                     and donʼt clean up, but itʼs getting
seemed to like what the candi-       takes to win this war.                      “I love coming to Lincoln,” he            Students are starting to clean up    better,” he said.
dates had to say, and it was a
                                         Blumenauer said that the Bush        said. “I like what youʼre doing,         their act at area businesses.                Bellagios and Starbucks em-
close race.”
                  - Emily Kahn       administration has benefited from        kicking these things around. Prob-           In September complaints were         ployees echoed the sentiment.
                                     a sympathetic Supreme Court, Re-         lems donʼt go away, people you           filed about an excess of litter. Addi-       “We are not seeing anymore
Noche	Latina	set	                    publican control of Congress and         disagree with donʼt go away.”            tional reports claimed that students     problems with drinks getting stolen
   Noche Latina, the annual          less media scrutiny. But he said            Senior Alex Lacey found               had smeared cheesecake on win-           or vandalizing,” Hishimura said.
international night celebrating      that democracy is still strong in        Blumenauerʼs thoughts on voter           dows, left plates on outside tables,         Some students believe the disre-
Latino culture, will be hosted       America.                                 apathy compelling.                       and been disrespectful. Employees        spectful behavior needs to end.
by the Latino Club in the caf-           “The American public tends to           “He was really genuine and it         had also observed drug deals.                “I think people should just stop
eteria Nov. 10 from 7-9 p.m.         be supportive of government in           seemed like he cared about what              After a month has passed, be-        littering,” junior Gordon Grout
   “The event should sell out        times of crisis,” Blumenauer said.       the students had to say,” Lacey          havior has improved.                     said. “It makes the school look
and be very popular,” adviser        “I have great confidence in the          said. “I thought it was interesting to       “There are still some problems,      bad.”
and Spanish teacher Lucy Wil-        checks and balances working.”            hear his perspective about why kids      but students are behaving a little           Moore thinks the behavior is
lard said.
                                         The congressman also ad-             are not voting, and why they are not     better,” Bellagios manager Jennifer      going to improve, but also thinks
   The night will include a stu-
                                     dressed the issue of the American        registering to vote.”                    Hishimura said.                          students canʼt really be controlled.
dent-run program, dinner and
                                     publicʼs priorities.                        Blumenauer also visited Jack              Starbucks supervisor Mike                “Kids will be kids,” Moore said.
special guests. Price for dinner
and the program is tentatively           “We need to have our priorities      Curryʼs first-period IB 20th Cen-        Moore agreed.                            “Not much you can do to change
set at $9. Proceeds will go to       straight,” he said. “I donʼt think       tury World History class.                    “We still get a lot of students      that.”

                                     On	the	track:		A	bathroom	expedition
Latino Club community service
projects. ISC credit is available
for attending the event.                                                                                                                                              What’s	
                  - Dani Reuter                                                                                                                                   going	down	in
Book	drive	planned
   The Polyglot book drive will
be held Nov. 15-19.                                                                                                                                              November
                                                                                                                                                                    2
   Used books will be collected
in second-period classes, and
the class that collects the most                                                                                                                                        Election Day
will be rewarded with a cake.
   Following the drive, col-


                                                                                                                                                                   4-6
lected books will be sold to
Powellʼs Book Store. Those                                                                                                                                                 Fall Play
not sold will be available for
students to purchase the week


                                                                                                                                                                    9
before winter break. Proceeds
will offset production costs                                                                                                                                     ISC Business Meetings
of this yearʼs literary and arts
magazine.



                                                                                                                                                                   10
   "It's a great fundraiser and
a chance for the entire school                                                                                                                                          Noche Latina
to get involved," co-editor and
junior Ella Lipin said.



                                                                                                                                                                  11-12
              - Gordon Keepers
Dance	a	success                                                                                                                                                           No School
    The Crystal Ballroom was
rockinʼ Oct. 16 with between


                                                                                                                                                                   16
700 and 800 students in at-
tendance for the homecoming                                                                                                                                             Practice SAT
dance.
    Lots of camouflage and even


                                                                                                                                                                   19
a tiger outfit added flavor to the
jungle-themed occasion.                                                                                                                                               Spirit Assembly
    “I thought it went well,”
senior class president Rebecca



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Ames said. “I had a good time.”
Brooks Thompson and Sarah                                                                                                                                                Blood Drive
Baizer were crowned king and         Toilet	papered:	Senior	Phil	Gaudette	jogs	in	the	Run	for	the	Bathrooms	fundraiser	Oct.	5.	The	event	collected	more	
queen.                               than	$2,000,	which	will	now	go	toward	installing	new	bathrooms	underneath	the	bleachers.	“Don’t	forget	to	wipe,”	
                    - Sam Wilson
                                     Gaudette	said.	“That’s	a	good	message	for	all	the	kids.”	Photo	by	Celeste	Gray/Cardinal	Yearbook.
PHOTOS                                                      Cardinal Times November	1,	2004 3



                                                      The
Cardinal spirit, let us hear it                                                                                  At	the	end	of	a	spirited	week,	the	
                                                                                                                 Homecoming	dance	rocked	the	house

                                                       The Homecoming Dance




 Rock	on:	A	crowd	dances	at	the	Crystal	Ballroom,	Oct	16.		Seniors	Tyler	Kirsch,	Caroline	Parr,	and	Taylor	Kavanaugh	cheer	on	the	DJ.		Photo	by	Roman	Ostrovsky.



                                                                                                                         Spirit Week




                                                                                                 Formal	day:	Seniors	Eric	Dang,	Tyler	Kirsch,	and	Ella	Greene	turn	math	into	a	black	tie	
 Homecoming	king	Brooks	Thompson	celebrates	his	crown	as	he	dances	with	
                                                                                                 event.		Photo	by	Cardinal	Yearbook.
 Senior	Class	president	Rebecca	Ames.		Photo	by	Roman	Ostrovsky.




                                                      Person	of	the	forest:
                                                      Senior	Oliver	Muchmore	
                                                      creates	a	costume	in	
                                                      tune	with	the	theme	
                                                      “Welcome	to	the	
                                                      Jungle.”		Photo	by	Ro-
                                                      man	Ostrovsky.




                                                                                                                                              Duck!		Senior	Hannah	Habes	struts	a	Univer-
                                                                                             Caliente:	Seniors	Tyler	Kirsch	and	Oliver	                                                      	
                                                                                                                                              sity	of	Oregon	duck	costume	as	friends	look	on.	
                                                                                             Muchmore	pretend	they’re	in	a	warmer	            The	same	costume	made	an	appearance	at	the	
                                                                                             climate.		Photo	by	Cardinal	Yearbook.            Homecoming	assembly.		Photo	by	Liz	Rickles.
4 November	1,	2004 Cardinal Times EDITORIAL



                                                                            The
Political	clubs	worthy                                                                   Teens	deserve	right	to	vote		
of	recognition	at	Lincoln
                                                                                         C
                                                                                                  urrent voting drives tar-
                                                                                                  geted at young adults have


P
       ortland     Public    Schools         These organizations and others like                  indicated     overwhelming
       changed the student club              them advocate hate and will foster          political interest, and the solution
       policy in August to allow for         neither intelligent nor balanced            to further bolstering this is simple:
political clubs, a decision that rec-        discussion. Also, clubs that endorse        lower the voting age.
ognizes the im-                                                 the overthrow                Teenagers should be able to
portance of po-                                                 of government,                                     vote      at
                                                                                                 Rebecca           16, an age




                                                                                         Editor in Chief
litical discourse                                               such as anarchist
in education.         Permitting such                           clubs, do not de-                                  at which
    Permitting      clubs to meet fos-                          serve a place at               Jacobson most have
such clubs to                                                   Lincoln.                                           gained ma-
meet       fosters  ters political discus-                          Advertise-                                     turity. By
                                                                                                                   16, teens
political discus-
sion and debate,
                    sion and debate.                            ment of politi-
                                                                cal agendas has                                    can drive
both of which                                                   already caused                                     alone and
enrich the high                                                 a row this year.                                   be charged
school curriculum. A well-rounded            The administrative directive states:                                  as adults.
education benefits all students. Just        “all recognized student clubs may                                     They pay
as core subjects are vital, so is a          use school media to announce their          taxes. They deserve representation.
forum for the sharing of ideas and           meetings and activities.” Political             Young voter turnout in the
opinions, especially around elec-            clubs should be allowed to publi-           2000 election was dismal. Only 32
tion time.                                   cize in the daily bulletin and post         percent of eligible 18- to 25-year-
    Political clubs should meet              signs in the hallways, provided they        olds voted, continuing a trend that
all other criteria regarding clubs.          clarify the material does not neces-        began when the voting age dropped
Namely, they must be non-discrim-            sarily represent the views of the           nationally from 21 to 18 in 1971.
inatory. The presence of students            school or the school district.                  However, surveys this year
with differing political viewpoints              We encourage students to take           show that interest in the election
increases the possibility for lively         advantage of the new policy. A              among youth is at the highest itʼs
discussion.                                  Democrat Club has already been              been in more than 30 years. Thanks
    However, some political clubs            formed. Republican, Libertarian             to grassroots organizations such as
should not be allowed. Bigoted               and Constitution Party clubs could          the Oregon Bus Project, the turnout
groups such as the Ku Klux Klan              follow. The Lincoln community               of young adults this November will
and the American Nazi Party should           will learn more if all sides of the         likely well eclipse 2000ʼs numbers.
not be permitted to charter clubs.           political spectrum are represented.         Polls conducted in the spring and
                                                                                         summer by MTV, the Pew Research

Many	thanks	to	parents
                                                                                         Center and the Harvard Institute of
                                                                                         Politics all support this prediction.
                                                                                             Allowing younger teens to vote       address their concerns. Tomorrow,       has, nonetheless, been true for ev-


L
       incoln parents contribute             committed parents. Other schools            would increase turnout at the polls      Measure 26-64 threatens to cut up       ery generation of voters. People are
       a great deal to the school.           lack such devoted families. Think           by fostering an interest in politics     to six weeks of the school year and     inclined to vote like their parents,
       Without their help, Lincoln           about all that parents have done in         at a younger age. Studies, including     slash 600 teacher positions. Teens      simply because they often share
would not be as smoothly-run and             the past: the PTA painted junior and        one at Arizona State University,         deserve a say in this matter.           similar values.
as well-organized.                           senior lockers, the Booster Club            show that if citizens begin voting           Opponents say teenagers are             Of the 10 state bills, three have
   Acting as volunteers in the               helped to install a new track and           earlier, they are more likely to con-    neither mature nor informed             failed, and the others are unlikely
counseling, IB and ISC offices,              field.                                      tinue the habit.                         enough to vote. The same, how-          to make it to a vote. Those younger
the time parents contribute is sub-              Parents deserve our thanks. The             Parents will also vote more.         ever, can be said of some adults.       than 18 will not be able to vote in
stantial. This lessens the burden on         work is not required of them, but           They and their children would have       High school students are intelligent    the upcoming presidential election,
staff and allows them to focus their         they gladly volunteer. It is this sup-      more political conversations, which      and politically aware, and lowering     but this issue and possible solutions
efforts on students.                         port base that builds such a strong         a Stanford University study shows        the voting age would create an ideal    should be addressed before 2008.
   Lincoln is lucky to have such             Lincoln community.                          boosts voter turnout. Parents and        situation for incorporating politics        Our involvement in local, state
                                                                                         teens would encourage each other         and elections more actively into the    and national government will show
                                                                                         to go to the polls.                      curriculum.                             adults that young people are mature


Thumbs	UP	or	
                                                                                             Besides heightened voter en-             Another concern is that teens       and informed. Contacting elected

                                                               dow n               ?		   thusiasm, allowing younger teens
                                                                                         to vote would force politicians to
                                                                                                                                  are too susceptible to pressures
                                                                                                                                  from their peers and parents. This
                                                                                                                                                                          officials will make this issue
                                                                                                                                                                          known. It isnʼt one that should rest.


                Home-                     The Crystal Ballroom again provided
                                          a great venue for the dance. The DJ
                                          was neither better nor worse than at
                                                                                         Administration	must	improve	
                coming                    past dances, but “Stairway to Heaven”
                                          closed the event on a high note.               communication	with	students
                                                                                         T
                                          So far, very little has been accomplished
                                          in Advisories. Not all teachers presented              his school year started out      rather insignificant: students would    to refine the policy. Neal, however,
                Advisory                  the proposed hall policy to students, and
                                          dicussion that occurred was ignored.
                                                                                                 with a rather apparent goal.
                                                                                                 Improving communication
                                                                                                                                  not be able to sit on the stairs for
                                                                                                                                  safety reasons, including compli-
                                                                                                                                                                          said otherwise. The activity wasnʼt
                                                                                                                                                                          as much a way to get feedback from
                                          Advisories should either be taken seri-        between students and staff was a         ance with the fire code.                students, he said, as it was to start
                                          ously or eliminated.                           high prior-                                  The other was considerably          conversation about the policy.
                                                                                         ity.     The                             more significant. Executive Coun-           This makes sense. Reading
                                                                                                                Riley
                                                                                                           Editor in Chief




                                                                                         establish-                               cil had approved a policy that          1400 individual sheets would be a
                 Spirit	                  Some days, such as Decade Day and
                                          Color War, were well-represented, but
                                                                                         ment
                                                                                         advisories
                                                                                                   of           Peck              would have allowed juniors and
                                                                                                                                  seniors to sit by their lockers, but
                                                                                                                                                                          completely unrealistic way to get
                                                                                                                                                                          feedback from students. So why not
                 Week                     others were relatively ignored. Where
                                          did Pajama Day go? We missed it.               seemed to
                                                                                         indicate
                                                                                                                                  the administration made a small,
                                                                                                                                  but very important addendum: stu-
                                                                                                                                                                          set up a meeting during Flex when
                                                                                                                                                                          students and administrators can talk
                                                                                         that.                                    dents would be required to have a       about the proposed policy?
               Run	for	 Few students participated inless than an-
                         fundraiser, and it collected
                                                         the                                  A d -
                                                                                         visories
                                                                                                                                  hall pass of sorts to indicate when
                                                                                                                                  their free period was that would tell
                                                                                                                                                                              This suggestion holds for all
                                                                                                                                                                          schoolwide issues. Once a week
               the	Bath- ticipated. Couldtrack and fistudents care
                         little about the
                                           it be that
                                                      eld project?
                                                                                         might be                                 when they could be in the halls.        or so, administrators and students
                                                                                         creating                                     But what concerns me much           could meet and discuss issues of
               rooms                                                                     stronger                                 more than the specifics of the          mutual concern. Have student
                                                                                         relationships between students           policy is the way that it was put       government facilitate it. Make it a



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                                                                                         and teachers, but administrators         into place.                             question and answer forum.
    The




                                                                                         have been absent from this. The              Administrators knew that they           School Board policy 4.40.010-P
                                                                                         convoluted hall policy is just one       had made additions, but Admin-          states: “[Students] have the
                                                                                         example.                                 istrative Vice Principal Cameron            responsibility to assist in devis-
                                                                                              The policy, as proposed, would      Neal didnʼt find them particularly      ing regulations including those on
                        2004	-	2005	Staff                                                have made few major changes.             important, so he considered a re-       educational issues and student con-
   Editors	in	Chief	           Features	Editors                News	Editors	             Junior and senior halls would still      approval by executive council un-       duct.” Many students are trying,
   Rebecca Jacobson                Jake Gudger                                           be open during class time, whereas       necessary.                              but what good does it do if their
                                                               Matthew Bernton
      Riley Peck                 Teddy Henricksen               Andrew Mork              freshman and sophomore halls                 The draft that was distributed to   input is ignored?
                                   James Mapes                                           would have remained closed.              students came with a set of                 Student government is supposed
    Sports	Editors                 Allie Strauss           Business	Manager                   The plan, which has not yet been        instructions for advisory teach-    to be the voice of the student body.
   Nathan Benware                                                Allie Strauss           finalized, was presented to students     ers. Students were to fill out a        But ultimately, it doesnʼt matter
                                  A&E	Editors	                     Adviser	              Oct. 22 during advisory period as a          section of the sheet indicating     how hard student government tries
  Charles Hendrickson              Dylan Brown
     Kelli Strand                                                David Bailey            student-council approved plan.           the pros and cons of the plan. Of       if it canʼt get the administration to
                                    Liz Rickles
                                                                                              Well, student council had ap-       course, not everyone took the ac-       listen.
  The Cardinal Times, the oldest continually published high school newspaper west of     proved a plan, just not the one          tivity seriously. But some students,        Students are mature enough to
  the Mississippi, is published tri-weekly by the student body of Lincoln High School.
                                                                                         that was presented to students. Ad-      including me, did.                      be given a larger role in our school.
  Submission of letters to the editor can be made in Room 124 or put in David Baileyʼs
  box in the main office. Printed by Community Newspapers.                               ministrators had made a couple of            I assumed that those sheets         Give us an opportunity, and Lincoln
                                                                                         additions. One of the changes was        would be used by the administration     will be a better place for all.
  OPINION                                                          Cardinal Times November	1,	2004 5



                                                             The
                                                                                                                                                                             Ted takes
Majority	seen	as	second-class	students                                                                                                                                            over
L
        incoln has always had a
        reputation for academic
        excellence. We wear our
SAT scores like a badge of honor.
Everyone wants to go to Lincoln
simply because we are the best in
Portland.                                                                                                                                                      The	end	of	the	
                                                                                                                                                                 WORLD
    The senior awards assembly at
the end of the year is typically a
smorgasbord of valedictorians and
                                                                                                                                                                             	
                           the Inter-
           Jake            national
Features Editor




                           Bacca-
        Gudger l a u r e a t e
                           graduates,
                           the pride
                                                                                                                                                                 Teddy
                           of    Lin-                                                                                                                            Henriksenn
                           coln.
                               Unfor-                                                                                                                                Way back in the day, somewhere
                           tunately                                                                                                                              around the 1600ʼs, French philoso-
                           the stu-                                                                                                                              pher Nostradamus predicted the
                           d e n t s                                                                                                                             end of the world would occur on
who are paraded in front of the                                                                                                                                  May 5, 1999. Ahem, I guess he was
community are still very much in                                                                                                                                 a little wrong there.
the minority.                                                                                                                                                        With that out of the way, we
    It is healthy to recognize out-                                                                                                                              move to our next important date:
standing students; that should                                                                                                                                   Oct. 31, 1999. Yes, philosophers
continue. But what are we telling                                                                                                                                and religious people alike (for this
everyone else? That higher stan-                                                                                                                                 article, we will dub them “loo-
dards inspire and encourage others                                                                                                                               nies,”) believed evil forces would
to become better people? Sure, but                                                                                                                               overrun the planet, and all would
every time we celebrate those who                                                                                                                                be shrouded in darkness.
reach that pedestal of perfection,                                                                                                                                   Yet again: wrong. Y2K? Noth-
students are being told, “If you're                                                                                                                              inʼ. So when is this fabled “End
not like them, you are a second-                                                                                                                                 of the World” really supposed to
class student."                                                                                                                                                  happen? To find out what the End is
    This creates unrealistic expec-                                                                                                                              really all about, I took to the streets.
tations for grades and overlooks                                                                                                                                 I stopped by the library to research
above-average students who would                                                                                                                                 the stranger side of Apocalypse.
be in the top of their class at most                                                                                                                                 Apparently in Korea (North and
other schools. And it creates a                                                                                                                                  South), people in many villages
group I call the "Lincoln Elite."                                                                                                                                gather almost yearly to welcome the
These are the people who get a B        was better but still not great.          Lincoln is still a public school.      mess. Itʼs ridiculous to think that if   End, but, as always, it never hap-
and throw a hissy fit like a two-year      But then something happened.          Everyone deserves an equal op-         a student gets anything less than a      pens. To welcome their apocalyptic
old.                                    In my junior year, I actually did        portunity to learn. But this equal     4.0 they will not succeed in life.       demise, they get into large groups
    When I get a B, I am happy. I       the homework and studied for tests.      opportunity is compromised by             If there is anything I want you       and begin yelling and screaming to
know I tried pretty hard in that        Yes, children, itʼs that simple. For     the “Lincoln Elite” every time an      to know, itʼs that any student who       the heavens above, asking for just
class. Maybe I didn't study for a       the first time I didnʼt dread the Sat-   average student doesnʼt know the       makes a legitimate effort in school      one more year, one last chance, to
test long enough, or maybe I had        urday that report card came home.        answer to a question.                  will do fine later in life. If you       redeem themselves.
a couple of late assignments, but       I ended up with Aʼs and Bʼs both             The “Lincoln Elite” doesnʼt do     donʼt earn a 4.0 you wonʼt be out            Christians think the Rapture will
overall I did well. I believe this is   semesters. And most important to         this alone. Teachers, parents, and     on the streets. High school is only      come when everyone believes in
how most students feel about a B,       me, my parents were finally satis-       other students have all created this   the beginning.                           Christianity, and all will be escort-
but the "Lincoln                                            fied.                                                                                                ed to Heaven. I donʼt know if Iʼm
Elite" not only
make        school      Any student who                     the
                                                                Because of
                                                                    academic
                                                                                 Letter to the Editor                                                            the only one who thinks this, but I
                                                                                                                                                                 think thatʼll be a long way away.
more stressful
for      everyone     makes a legitimate
                                                            juggernaut
                                                            my peers, I
                                                                            of   Conversation	on	school	funding	                                                     Then you get into more theo-
                                                                                                                                                                 logical discussions - the questions
                                                                                                                                                                 of reality and belief - but who re-
else, they also
make fools of
                      effort will do fine                   figured I would
                                                            be      attending
                                                                                 To the editors:
                                                                                    Whereʼs the conversation about
                                                                                                                        26-64. Letʼs talk about what the rest
                                                                                                                        of the year might look like.             ally cares? Destruction seems to be
themselves.           later in life.                        Centralia Com-       school funding this year? Two              The administration should be         human nature; we do it all the time.
                                                                                                                                                                 We fantasize about it in movies,
    With all of                                             munity College.      years ago there was constant talk      encouraging an open dialogue
their panic at-                                             After doing the      about how Portland Public Schools      about what we should expect at           coming up with all new ways every
tacks over college essays, the          research I found plenty of options       were in trouble with the threat of     Lincoln if 26-64 passes. Itʼs to         year to destroy such metropolises
"Lincoln Elite" take away all the       for my higher education, none of         cutting 20 or more days from the       their advantage to inform the stu-       as New York and Los Angeles. Itʼs
glory of an IB diploma or a 4.0.        which involved a truck-driving           school year.                           dent body. Not communicating             almost like weʼve ended the world
Sure, it would be nice to have a        career for FritoLay.                        This time the situation is even     only makes us feel like we are be-       over and over just to make a buck.
cushy 3.9 GPA and a 1580 on the            Only now, after seeing how it         worse. The School Board has al-        ing kept in the dark.                        Bombarded by so many theo-
SAT. But for most students that is      really is, can I say that the attitude   ready passed a budget for this year                     -Kevin Minderhout,      ries, I decided to interview any
unrealistic.                            towards students who learn differ-       that will cut some 40 days from the              senior and ASB president       Portlander who seemed willing
    See, I wasnʼt always the best       ently than the “Lincoln Elite” is        school year, school sports, Outdoor                                             enough to talk about all the bloody
student. In the eighth grade I          disgusting. Those who donʼt take         School, and over 500 teachers from                                              and sadistic ways the world could
earned a whopping 40 percent in         IB classes are regarded as second-       the payroll.                           Submissions may be placed in Da-         abruptly come to its bitter end.
science. My freshman year was           ary students.                               The discussion doesnʼt have to      vid Baileyʼs box in the main office.         Naturally, there werenʼt many
mediocre, with mostly Cʼs and Bʼs.         No matter what you may think,         be about how to vote on Measure        Anonymous letters will not be ac-        people who were too eager to talk
I had to retake first-year algebra in                                                                                   cepted. Submissions may be edited        about it. I finally ended up talking

                                         Voices in the Hall
summer school. Sophomore year                                                                                           for grammar, clarity and length.         to a homeless man, who asked that
                                                                                                                                                                 he be referred to as “James.” James
                                                                                                                                                                 had some interesting insight on the

                  Should political clubs be chartered?
                                                                                                                                                                 subject – claiming that maybe the
                                                                                                                                                                 world would never end, and what
                                                                                                                                                                 keeps us all going is the eternal fear
                                                                                                                                                                 that someday, it just might.
                      “It doesnʼt                            “People can                                                                                             Strangely, I found comfort in
                      bother me,                             now join                                “We canʼt                               “They create        what James had to say. Iʼd never
                      because I                              together and                            vote, so we                             too much            really talked to a homeless person
                      donʼt go to                            talk about                              need a way                              controversy         before, especially about something
                                                                                                     to express                              and just piss       as bizarre and random as his take
                      clubs like                             what they                                                                                           on the End of the World.
                      that.”                                 believe.”                               our views.”                             people off.”            His only advice to me was if it
        Brandon	Fassiotto,	sophomore      Brett	Rousseau,	sophomore                Camille	Selby,	junior                 Cherie	Montoya,	sophomore               ever happened, there were only two
                                                                                                                                                                 things you could do: 1. Panic. Panic
                                                            “Democrats                                                                                           a lot. 2. Go out and buy the best
                                                            have a huge                                                                      “Itʼs good to       bottle of whisk - you get the idea.
                      “It is good                           population                                                                       have clubs              Between religious raptures and
                      that educa-                           base here                                                                        that encour-        manmade destruction, theories on
                      tion and                              and can do                                                                       age political       the End are many and more every-
                      politics can                          whatever                                “All politics                            participa-          day. I came to the conclusion that
                      mix now.”                             they want.”                             make a zoo.”                             tion.”              maybe the End will never come -
        Erin	Davis,	sophomore             Goutham	Chandra,	senior                  Kevin	Shanahan,	senior                 Maggie	Larson,	junior                  and all the theories are just us wait-
                                                                                                                                                                 ing for something to happen.
6 November	1,	2004 Cardinal Times ELECTION



                                                                  The
Presidential
  Profiles
      	                 	
             Students	fight	without	vote
President George W. Bush                                                                                                By	James	Mapes                          forms. Now, students can choose
• Seeks to promote environmentally                                                                                                                              to give out their information to


                                                                                                                        F
sound domestic oil production in                                                                                               ewer than 131 seniors,           colleges or military recruiters.
just one percent of Arctic National                                                                                            under 10 percent of the          Previously, there had only been an
Wildlife Refuge, which could pro-                                                                                              school, will be able to vote     either-or box for both.
vide up to one million barrels of oil                                                                                   in tomorrowʼs election, according           Other students have been
a day for nearly 20 years.                                                                                              to the counseling office. Some          helping out at local campaigns for
• Will provide $250 million an-                                                                                         seniors, such as Ezra Spier, whose      issues important to them. Junior
nually to extend state assessment                                                                                       birthday is nine days after the         Andrew Mork volunteers at the
                      of math and                                                                                       election, are missing out by only       Bush-Cheney ʻ04 campaign, calling
                      reading skills.                                                                                   a matter of days, but most students     voters to spread the message of his
                      • Will work to                                                                                    are nowhere close.                      candidate. Sometimes, he says, he
                      make the tax                                                                                          With no other way to affect the     makes around 300 calls a night.
                      code simpler                                                                                      election, many students have to         “I was interested [in politics],” he
                      for taxpayers,                                                                                    rely on volunteer                                          said. “I wanted
                      encourage                                                                                         work such as                                                to help out in
                      saving     and                                                                                    phone banking                                               one way or
                      investment,
                      and improve
                                                                                                                        and canvasing,       You have to say                        another.”
                                                                                                                        or work through                                                 O t h e r
                      the     econo-                                                                                    activism       or  what’s wrong in                          students choose
myʼs ability to create jobs and raise
wages.
                                                                                                                        rallies.
                                                                                                                            S e n i o r
                                                                                                                                           order to make any-                       to work from
                                                                                                                                                                                    within       the
• Will strengthen and enhance
Social Security. Guarantees no
                                                                                                                        Annie       Viera  thing better.                            school. Junior
                                                                                                                        and       juniors                                           Lila     Zucker,
changes in benefits for current re-                                                                                     Jeremy Markiz                          -Lila Zucker the president
tirees and near-retirees.                                                                                               and Bo Ren are                                              of the Activist
                                                                                                                        part of one such                                            Club, organized
Senator John Kerry                                                                                                      organization, the Mulnomah Youth        and led Oct. 28ʼs rally for school
• Will use American ingenuity to                                                                                        Commission. The         commission      funding at Pioneer Courthouse
find alternate sources of fuel, and                                                                                     focuses on changing policies that       Square. Activities she plans
eliminate the dependance on the                                                                                         create problems instead of dealing      “serve to inspire people,” she
Mideast for oil.                                                                                                        only with the consequences that         said. “Students and young people
• Will establish a National Educa-                                                                                      arise from issues. Viera illustrated    getting involved really inspires
                     tion     Trust                                                                                     this difference with an example of      older folks.”
                     Fund         to                                                                                    homeless youth: instead of setting          A writer for the progressive
                     ensure     that                                                                                    up soup kitchens and shelters, the      newspaper The Portland Alliance
                     schools     al-                                                                                    commission would look at why            as well as a Radical Cheerleader,
                     ways get the                                                                                       youth are homeless in the first         a group that cheers at rallies and
                     funding they                                                                                       place.                                  other local activist events, Zucker
                     need.                                                                                                  At Lincoln, the commission          is also the student representative
                     • Will end                                                                                         helped organize the Oct. 28 mayoral     for the Junior Class.
                     corporate                                                                                          debate in the cafeteria between             “Donʼt be afraid to piss people
                     welfare, roll                                                                                      Tom Potter and Jim Francesconi,         off,” she said. “You have to say
                     back the Bush                                                                                      with questions written and asked        whatʼs wrong in order to make
tax cuts for the wealthiest Ameri-                                                                                      by students and other teenagers.        anything better.” Activist Club
cans, and impose a real cap to keep                                                                                         The youth commission, a part        meets Mondays during lunch in
spending in check.                      We	love	our	schools:		Junior	Lila	Zucker	makes	signs	at	Lee’s	Better	Letters	
                                        on	Division	Street	for	the	funding	rally	on	Oct.	28.		Zucker	advertised	the	
                                                                                                                        of the Commission on Children,          Room 135.
• Give every American access to the                                                                                     Families, & Community, also                 Junior Rosa Lehman is a
range of high-quality, affordable       rally	on	the	Hawthorne	Bridge	using	these	signs.		Photo	by	Riley	Peck.
                                                                                                                        helped reform student information       member of the Greens Club,
health plans available to members                                                                                                                               an environment-focused school
of Congress and extend coverage to

                                        Measure	26-64 Measure	36
                                                                                                                                                                organization that has grown this
95 percent of Americans, including                                                                                                                              year to approximately 40 members.
every American child.                                                                                                                                           Recently, Lehman and the Greens
                                                                                                                                                                Club obtained a grant for over

      Mayoral                           SUMMARY:	On	May	20,	2003,	Multnomah	
                                        County	voters	approved	Measure	26-48	en-
                                                                                                     SUMMARY:	 Amends	 Constitution:	 Only	
                                                                                                     marriage	between	one	man	and	one	woman	
                                                                                                                                                                $1,000 to buy a portable solar
                                                                                                                                                                panel for the school, to educate
                                                                                                                                                                students and the community about
          	
      Profiles                          acting	a	three-year	1.25	percent	income	tax	
                                        for	 county	 schools,	 health	 and	 senior	 care,	
                                                                                                     is	 valid	 or	 legally	 recognized	 as	 marriage.	
                                                                                                     The	amendment	does	not	ban	or	otherwise	
                                                                                                                                                        	       the importance of alternate energy
                                                                                                                                                                sources. Their efforts, however, are
Tom Potter                              and	 public	 safety.	 The	 tax	 affects	 income	             affect	the	prospect	of	civil	unions	for	same-              broader in scope.
• Will make sure that changes           earned	during	2003,	2004,	and	2005.	About	                   sex	couples.                                                   “We do any projects members
to improve the business climate                                                                                                                                 are interested in,” Lehman said.
                                        70	 percent	 of	 the	 county	 income	 tax	 reve-             ARGUMENT	IN	FAVOR:                                         In addition to the solar panel,
support businesses of every size
                                        nues	are	used	to	assist	public	schools.	About	               -	 Judges	 and	 Multnomah	 County	 commis-                 selling eco-books made of recycled
throughout
the city.                               25	 percent	 of	 revenues	 provide	 funds	 for	              sioners	 should	 not	 be	 allowed	 to	 change	             paper, and providing a place to
• Will decrease                         health	 care,	 mental	 health,	 senior	 services,	                    	
                                                                                                     the	definition	of	marriage	for	the	entire	state	           recycle batteries, Lehman said
the number of                                                                                                                                                   the Greens Club has several new
                                        and	public	safety.	The	measure	provides	no	                  without	due	process.                                       projects planned, but wasnʼt able
high school                             replacement	funding.	This	initiative	measure	                -	 If	 Measure	 36	 fails	 at	 least	 350	 statutes	
dropouts                                                                                                                                                        to comment on what they might
through active                          would	 also	 result	 in	 a	 loss	 of	 $32	 million	          must	be	changed.                                           involve. The Greens Club meets
intervention                            each	year	for	public	safety,	health	and	senior	              -	Measure	36	is	the	only	way	to	protect	the	               on Tuesdays during lunch in Room
and       strong                        services.	The	effects	of	this	initiative	measure	            sanctity	 of	 marriage	 between	 a	 man	 and	 a	           123.
alternative                                                                                                                                                         Social studies teacher Mike
                                        would	 be	 a	 loss	 of	 about	 $127	 million	 in	            woman.                                                     Sweeney said that students have
educational
opportunities.                          2004	and	$127	million	in	2005.                               -	 Chapter	 106	 (as	 of	 1862)	 of	 the	 Oregon	          opinions just as valid as adults.
• Supports the proposal to dredge       ARGUMENT	IN	FAVOR:	                                          Revised	 Statutes	 states,	 marriage	 can	 only	           “Too many adults donʼt recognize
the channel to 43 feet.                 -	It	hurts	low	income	workers	who	can’t	af-                  be	between	males	and	females	of	17	years	                  the intelligence of young people,”
                                                                                                                                                                he said.
                                        ford	to	pay	any	more	tax.                                    of	age.                                                        Sweeney, faculty adviser for the
Jim Francesconi                         -	The	 county	 should	 not	 be	 responsible	 for	            ARGUMENT	IN	OPPOSITION:
• Will shift the focus of PDC to                                                                                                                                Activist Club, thinks that political
support small, neighborhood busi-       funding	 education.	 School	 funding	 is	 the	               -	Putting	unequal	treatment	into	our	Consti-               and activist movements “hinge
                       nesses. The      responsibility	of	the	state	Legislature	and	the	             tution	would	be	a	giant	step	backwards	for	                on certain personalities,” and that
                       city      will                                                                                                                           students are just as capable as
                                        local	districts.	                                            civil	rights.                                              adults in filling this role. “Even
                       begin by im-
                       mediately
                                        -	The	 ends	 which	 may	 be	 noble	 (increased	              -	 The	 Constitution	 should	 not	 be	 used	 to	           though people canʼt vote, they still
                       doubling the     funding	 of	 education)	 do	 not	 justify	 	 the	            settle	theological	differences.                            think,” he said.
                       number      of   means	(using	a	county-wide	income	tax).                      -	 Measure	 36	 would	 deny	 many	 same-sex	                   Many students encourage their
                       storefront                                                                                                                               peers to get involved in politics.
                                        ARGUMENT	IN	OPPOSITION:                                      couples	 with	 basic	 needs	 like	 dependent	              “Go to as many opportunities as
                       loans to these
                                        What	is	maintained	by	the	tax,	what	will	be	                 healthcare,	inheritance	and	parenting	rights,	             you can,” Zucker said. “Go to
                       kinds of busi-
                       nesses.          lost	by	the	repeal:                                          and	emergency	medical	decisions.                           everything,” she added. “Youʼll
                       • If Measure     -	700+	teacher	layoffs.	                                     -	Creates	unequal	treatment	for	gay	and	les-               find something that really affects
                       26-64       is                                                                                                                           you, that you want to change.”
                                        -	Provides	hundreds	 of	 low-income	 seniors	                bian	families	into	the	Oregon	Constitution.                    Mork agreed. “The earlier you
repealed, will assist with mainte-      with	prescription	drug	aid.
nance for school facilities.                                                                                                                                    get into politics, the better,” he
• Will increase the number of po-       - Provides	 food	 vouchers,	 nutrition	 educa-               Compiled	by	Teddy	Henriksen                                said. “It helps you understand your
lice officers in the gang unit and in   tion	for	18,500	low-income	pregnant	wom-                     Information	from	the	Oregon	Voter’s	Guide	and	             beliefs, and it doesnʼt matter what
the precincts.                          en	and	infants.	                                             Oregon	Voter’s	Pamphlet                                    party you support.”
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The
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                                                                     The
                                          The	A&E	brings	you	a	taste	                              Category Title                                                 The	Lowdown
                                                   of	the	best	video	                                                                                 Over 10 years ago, a movie was unleashed upon
                                                                                                                                                   the public that forever changed mankind. A movie had
                                                             rentals	                             Best movie               Super Mario             been made… out of a video game. If you liked playing
                                                                                                                                                   Mario (and who didn’t?) then you should definitely fur-
                                                                                                   involving                Brothers
                                                                                                                                                   ther your Mario education by renting this movie. What
                                                                                                                             (1993)                could possibly be more entertaining than two plumb-
                                                                                                   plumbers:
                                          	R e n
                                                                                                                                                   ers taking on a giant turtle dinosaur and rescuing a



                             RUNDOt a l	
                                                                                                                                                   princess from goombas and koopa troopers?

                                                                                                                                                       Gosh. This movie has it all. Three guys with six-
                                                                                                  Best movie
                                  WN                                                              involving a
                                                                                                 scene where
                                                                                                three outlaws
                                                                                               stare each other
                                                                                                                  The Good,
                                                                                                                 the Bad, and
                                                                                                                   the Ugly
                                                                                                                                                   shooters and a seemingly endless supply of bullets.
                                                                                                                                                   A run time of almost three hours. A classic soundtrack
                                                                                                                                                   that you will hum afterwards and for the rest of your
                                                                                                                                                   life.Three outlaws are in search of a treasure buried
                                                                                                                    (1966)
                                                                                                down for four                                      in the “Unmarked Grave” during the Civil War period.
Remember                                                                                       minutes straight:                                   Western-wise, it really doesn’t get better than this.
last Friday night? You
were at the movie store with                                                                                                                           Surprise! It’s NOT “Lord of the Rings”, it’s “The
1000ʼs of rental options at your fingertips.                                                        Best movie                                     Hobbit”. An animated, made-for-TV version, was
But then something horribly awful happened. You                                                                             The Hobbit             made in 1977, and the chances are pretty good you
                                                                                                    with Bilbo                                     missed it when it was on TV. Based off of the book
could not make up your mind on which movie you wanted to                                             Baggins:                 (1977)
rent. To help you out, weʼve assembled this list of prime rent-                                                                                    “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien, it sticks pretty close
als for your viewing enjoyment on a rainy sunday evening.                                                                                          to the story line, so if you are a hardcore fan of every-
                                                                                                                                                   thing Hobbit-licious, you won’t be disappointed.

Reviews                                                                                                                                               1986 was a great year. Most of the senior class
                                                                                                                                                   was born either in ‘86 or ’87, thereby making them



CD:	Michel	Tolcher,	“I	Am”
                                                                                                                                                   the raddest years ever. Whether “Stand by Me” is rad
                                                                                                   Best movie              Stand by Me
                                                                                                                                                   or bad is not debatable; it is a rad movie, and that’s
                                                                                                  that is also a              (1986)
                                                                                                                                                   that. River Phoenix and Corey Feldman as little kids
                                                                                                    song title:                                    is actually the raddest thing to be caught on tape
   If youʼre a fan of Jason Mraz,          star at Georgia Tech, he was well                                                                       since landing on the moon. If you haven’t already
check out Michael Tolcherʼs debut          on his way until an injury ended                                                                        seen it you have to rent it, and if you have already
CD “I Am.” With a pop/rock sound           his career. Although he delves                                                                          seen it, you should see it again anyway. Rad.
and stunning vocals, every song has        into trite topics such as love, hap-
potential to be a hit. His lyrics, such    piness, and changing the world,



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as “Here comes the sun/over my             his guitar and piano-playing will
head/Show me a path and Iʼll be led”       make you glad youʼre listening.
are sure to put you in a good mood.            Tolcher is now touring
   Before his music career took            the     country     with     alterna-
off, Tolcher had aspirations of be-        tive rocker Gavin DeGraw.
ing an Olympic runner. As a track          Not bad for a back-up career.               Just when you thought candy         deemed worthy of your 75 cents.                 tunately, are simply
                                                                                   couldnʼt get any more hip and               The name of the M-Azing                     impossible   to
                                                            -Emily Kahn            fresh, the Mars Candy Company re-       bar is also negatively impacting
                                                                                   leases itsʼ latest creation, M-Azing.   itsʼ overall    enjoy-
                                                                                       The premise of the M-Azing
                                                                                   bar is a good one. In theory,
                                                                                   combining two already deli-
                                                                                   cious candies (chocolate bars
                Rating System:                                                     and M&Ms) should create an
                                                                                   uber-delicious,       super-candy.
             Super Mario                                                           Unfortunately, M-Azing just
                                                                                   doesnʼt quite live up to itʼs title.
                                                                                   While the M&Ms do deliver a
  Number of Marios:                                                                                                                                                                                 orks.com
                                                                                   satisfying crunch, the ratio of                                                                      om    Candyw
                                                                                                                                                                                Photo fr
            ONE:
                                                                                   M&Ms to chocolate is too low to
                                    Needs a mushroom.                              produce the ideal effect. Only an                      ment factor. Thatʼs
                                                                                                                                                                                               meet. Thereʼs no
                                                                                                                                                                                way to create an “amazing”
                                                                                   average of six mini M&Ms are em-              because labeling a product                chocolate bar, and labeling the
            TWO:                      Mushroom Power.                              bedded in each square of chocolate.
                                                                                   With only eight squares per bar,
                                                                                                                           with a self-promotional adjective
                                                                                                                           leads to a disappointed consumer.
                                                                                                                                                                           M-Azing as so borderlines false
                                                                                                                                                                           advertising. Itʼs possible that people
                                                                                   you are left unsatisfied and crav-                                                      would like the M-azing bar more
           THREE:                          Flying Power.                           ing more crunch for your money.
                                                                                                                           When I unwrap a chocolate bar
                                                                                                                           label as “amazing,” I expect to
                                                                                       The quality of chocolate is         be amazed. I expect an explosion                                          -Liz Rickles
                                                                                   also disappointing. Instead of a
           FOUR:                            Fire Power.                            crisp, solid hunk of chocolate, the
                                                                                                                           of chocolate and M&M good-

                                                ER!
                                                                                                                           ness. I expect an experience better

                                        TAR POW
                                                                                   M-Azing bar tastes too creamy           than one that any plain old av-
            FIVE:                     S                                            and processed. The texture is
                                                                                   overly pliable and too thin to be
                                                                                                                           erage candy bar can offer me.
                                                                                                                              These expectations, unfor-



   CD:	Green	Day,	American	Idiot
    Every now and then, the CT staff changed. If anything, they have               “Here comes the rain again/ falling
receives items that are for ʻpromo- digressed from their admirable                 from the stars/ drenched in my pain
tional use only.ʼ These range from “Dookie” days of 1994. Attempting               again/ becoming who we are.”
the utterly useless “Donkey Kon- to be politically aware or profound                   These only hurt the album and
gas” to Green Dayʼs equally useless was never their specialty, and it              help to prove the point that they
new CD aptly named “American shows with their awful title “Amer-                   have, indeed after 14 years, finally
Idiot.”                              ican Idiot.” Itʼs obvious the release         burned out. Itʼs not necessarily a
    I took a look at it and thought of their new album comes at a time             bad album, but there is certainly
“Why not, Iʼll give it a shot.” The when they can take advantage of                nothing new here or that wasnʼt in
last time I listened to Green Day the Anti-Bush crowd to boost re-                 every album before it.
was probably in                                          cord sales. This              Oh, wait. According to the CD
7th or 8th grade,                                        is low, perhaps           cover, the CD has been “Enhanced
and boy, were they                                       even lower than           with link to purchase Green Day
good.                     equally useless having Justin                            ring tones!” This CD is perfect for
    Yes, it is true,                                     Timberlake tear           the pop-punk-cell-phone-toting 14
Green Day had
                         new CD aptly                    off a certain             year-old who believe they have all
something unique. named “Ameri-                          piece of your             the answers concerning politics and
Billie Armstrongʼs can Idiot.”                           clothing for pub-         religion.
vocals were carved                                       licity.                       The few redeeming tracks (“I
out of the British                                           What is defi-         donʼt care” and “Whatsername”)
punk scene, but they                                     nitely lower is           donʼt fit in with the rest, and hav-
took it a step further and added the Green Dayʼs ability to bring some-            ing nine-minute tracks with five
grunge aspect. They were right thing new and creative musically                    sub-songs in them is simply annoy-
in the midst of the early 1990ʼs to the playing field. The same old                ing. It is unoriginal at best. If you
ʻgrunge revolution,ʼ and all was as chord progressions drone with Bil-                        are looking for a Green
it should have been.                 lieʼs same old signature voice. Each                     Day album, check out         					Green	Day’s	New	CD:	They	pulled	the	pin	on	their	latest,	American	Idiot.
    Sadly, this is the year 2004, song with few exceptions is littered                        “Dookie” instead.
                                                                                                                           																																																																					Photo	from	www.Amazon.com
and for Green Day, not much has with ridiculously cheesy lines like                                - Dylan Brown
 A&E                                                                  Cardinal Times November	1,	2004 9



                                                                The
                                                                                                                            Students	try	Aborigional	art
                                                                                                                           Browns, reds, yellows, and in- art for artʼs sake but rather art to
                                                                                                                       tricate designs covered the tables of inform and/or teach the observer
                                                                                                                       Cindy Irbyʼs art room as students something, he said. Some were also
                                                                                                                       tried their hand at Australian Ab- used as warnings describing the
                                                                                                                       original artwork on Oct. 12. They punishment for certain crimes.
                                                                                                                       were all taking part in a workshop                 The tribe from which Viney
                                                                                                                       put on by Mark D. Viney, an expert learned his skills no longer exists.
                                                                                                                       in the field of aboriginal bark and In the 1950ʼs, uranium oxide mines
                                                                                                                       rock paintings.                              were constructed on the tribeʼs
                                                                                                                           By imitating the style of the land, and pollution and runoff
                                                                                                                       Aborigines, students were learn- killed the tribal members.
                                                                                                                       ing about the composition and                    Viney was first invited to come
                                                                                                                       technique involved. They were also to Lincoln two years ago by social
                                                                                                                       experiencing the meaning and pur- studies teacher Mike Sweeney, who
                                                                                                Photo	by	Riley	Peck    pose behind the artwork.                     was attending a lecture Viney was
                                                                                                                           Viney also brought many giving at Pacific Northwest Col-
Take	it	to	the	house:	Humor	and	chaos	abound	in	the	fall	play,	“You	Can’t	Take	it	With	You,”	which	runs	this	weekend.	 pictures of rock paintings and lege of Art. Making trips around


Fall	play	provides	entertainment		
                                                                                                                       explained the various meanings the world on a regular basis, Viney
                                                                                                                       behind each kind. The purpose of has come to Lincoln a total of four
                                                                                                                       art in the Aboriginal tribes is not times.                        -Dylan Brown
     Snakes, kittens, and fireworks tary Alice, played by senior Natalie          The production has also pushed
add to a Romeo and Juliet-style love Buller. Tony comes from an uptight the limits of the 19 actors involved
story in the current drama produc- bank-owning family, and Alice’s in the play. For Natalie Buller, kiss-
tion, “You Can’t Take it With You.” eccentric lower-class family just ing her costar onstage has been an
     The play focuses on the relation- doesn’t fit the high standards of his interesting experience. “Everyone
ship between Tony, played by junior relatives. The rising action occurs is really mature about it,” says
Keith Brown, and his fiancé/secre- when Tony’s family unexpectedly Buller of her kissing scene. “It’s
                                       shows up for dinner on the wrong weird practicing in front of people,
       “You Can’t Take it              night, leading to a chain of cha- but everyone is understanding.”
             With You”                 otic and humorous circumstances.           Set in the 1930’s, the produc-
   Showing:                               The play also features student tion features a variety of costumes
            November 4, 5, 6           directors Erica Eie and Megan and hairstyles from the time period.
                7:30 p.m.              Simon. According to Eie, direct- The live animals function as pets of
   Tickets:                            ing her peers has been tough but Alice’s character, and add a unique
          $7 general admission         rewarding. “It’s been stressful,” element to the overall production.
        $6 students/senior citizens    says Eie, “but it’s been really excit-     “You Can’t Take it With You”
                                       ing and enjoyable so far.” Despite runs Nov. 4, 5, and 6. The show starts
                                       having dealt with a set redesign due at 7:30 p.m., and costs $7 for gen-                                                            Photo	by	Liz	Rickles
   Directed by:
      Erica Eie and Megan Simon        to budget constraints, the play pro- eral admission and $6 for students. Going	 Native:	 Kate	 Thorton,	 senior,	 uses	 the	 techniques	 taught	 by	 Mike	
                                       duction has run smoothly overall.                              -Liz Rickles                                                                                          	
                                                                                                                       Viney	 to	 create	 a	 painting	 based	 on	 traditional	 Aborigional	 bark	 paintings.	




        N O V E M B E R
              SUN                       MON                          TUES                        WED                     THURS                          FRI                       SAT
                                                     1                          2                                                      4                                                      6
           Keeping up with the busy world of entertainment is                                    3    Jimmy Eat World
                                                                                                     Where: Crystal Ball-                               5 The Incredibles
                                                                                                                                                          (Movie release)
         a tough job. With so many new movies, CDs, and great                                       room                                               The latest computer
         concerts each month, itʼs hard to stay up-to-date.                                      Price: $20                                            animation flick from Pixar
         Luckily, your friends here at A&E are here to help.                                     The emo rockers have a                                and Disney about a family
           Weʼve narrowed down our top picks for the month of No-                                new cd and are poopin                                 with super powers.
         vember in order to give you a taste of whatʼs happininʼ.                                on your doorstep.


                          7 8                                                  9                                                                                12                        13
                                                                                                                                      The Donnas
                                                                                                                                  11  Where: Crystal Ballroom

                                                                    10     Polar Express(Movie Release)
                                                                           A cheery, computer animated
                                                                                                                                      Price: $13
                                                                                                                                  Prominent all girl rock band. The
                                                                           holiday movie starring Tom                             Von Bondies are the openers.
                                                                    Hanks’ vocals, also done by Pixar.
                                                                    Death Cab for Cutie
                                    15                        16    Where: Crystal Ballroom               17                      18                          19
                                                                    Price: $15
                                                                    They have been around the block a
                                                                                                                                             Yanni
                                                                                                                                             Where: Rose Garden                  20
               14      Blonde Redhead
                       Where: Aladdin
                                                                    couple of times now, and frequently
                                                                    stop in Portland. Girls Make Graves
                                                                                                                                             Price: $40-75
                                                                                                                                             A keyboardist from Greece whose
                       Theatre                                      are opening for them.                                                    reputation precedes himself.
                Price: $17.50
                Indie band that perfers

        21                        22
                not be called artsy, but is.
                Portland’s Helio Sequence
                                                                          23                                                   25                              26                        27
                is the opening act.                                                                   Finding Neverland(movie release)
                                                                                              24 Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, in
                                                                                                 and Dustin Hoffman all star
                                                                                              a movie centering around Peter Pan.



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10 November	1,	2004 Cardinal Times                                                                                                                             SPORTS



                                                                        The
Splash! Dive into water polo                              	as	the	Cardinal	Times	goes	in	the	deep	end	of	the	alternative	sport


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             ake a little soccer, bas-
             ketball, and wrestling
                                                                                                                                                                   Minor	fouls:
             and throw it all into a                                                                                                                               1. When a player pushes off the
             swimming pool with                                                                                                                                    side of the side or bottom of the
             seven players on a side.                                                                                                                              pool.
and you have water polo.                                                                                                                                            2. A “false start” at the beginning
    Lincolnʼs three teams have                                                                                                                                     of play.
been diving into action since
September, and the varsity squads                                                                                                                                  3. Holding the ball under water
were undefeated in their home pool                                                                                                                                 (even if his defensive player is
at the Multnomah Athletic Club.                                                                                                                                    holding his arm down.)
    The season ended last Thursday
against Aloha, however neither
Lincoln team advancing to State
playoff competition.
    On Oct. 12, the varsity men
men beat Forest Grove 17-6, with
junior AJ Trizuto leading the team
with four goals.                                                                                                                                                   4. Touching the ball with two
    The women also defeated Forest                                                                                                                                 hands.
Grove 13-7. After a 2-2 first quar-                                                                                                                                5. Hitting the arm or body of an
ter, goals from junior Erin Pasco,                                                                                                                                 offensive player who has the ball.
and seniors Jobee McCann and
                                                                                                                                                                   6. Hitting the ball with a clenched
Genna Martin brought the game to
                                                                                                                                                                   fist.
7-3. The team also shut down For-
est Groveʼs top player, forcing her                                                                                                                                7. Pushing off a defensive player.
to miss eight of her 13 shots.
    Prior to the Aloha game, the
women had a 4-10 record in the
regular season. The men were
uncertain as to their record, but
top players have been juniors Koby
Watt, Brian Neish and Trizuto, and
senior Riley Sadil.
     “This season is really fun. We                                                                                                                                8. When a player is within two
have lost a lot games, but we are                                                                                                                                  meters of the opponentʼs goal and
an awesome team and are learning         Defending	the	shot:		Cardinal	goalie	junior	Olivia	Alminiana	jumps	high	to	save	a	Forest	Grove	shot.		Hole	defender,	     the ball is behind him. This is
how to fix our mistakes,” said se-       and	senior		Olga	Karkoshkina	(number	12	in	dark	cap)	is	ready	to	recive	the	rebound.		The	team	players	beat	Forest	       considered offsides.
nior Olga Karkoshkina. “The girls        Grove	13-7.		The	mens	team	beat	Forest	Grove	17-6.		Both	of	the	teams	are	undefeated	at	home.	Photo	by	Riley	Peck.        9. When the ball is thrown out of
are really great, and this team re-                                                                                                                                bounds.
ally sticks together.”                   some caps, and swim suits, and
                                         youʼre set to go.
                                                                                They usually score the most or con-
                                                                                tributes most often to initiating plays.
                                                                                                                           Substitutions                           10. If a team keeps the ball for
                                                                                                                                                                   more than 35 seconds (the length
                                            And about those skull caps. Op-                                                   A team can only have six subs        of the shot clock) without taking a
                                         posing teams must wear contrasting     Wing players who often swim the            or fewer on the bench. One of
 We have lost a lot of                                                                                                     these players must be a sub for the
                                                                                                                                                                   shot in goal.
                                         caps of either blue or white, with     most and change positions several
 games, but we are an                    red reserved for the referees. Goal-   times during a single offensive play.      goalie. These players are required      Major	Fouls:
 awesome team and                        ies wear number 1 on their caps        They contribute to the execution of        stay on the benches. Substitutions      1. If an offensive player inten-
 are learning how to                     and the rest of the players wear       plays. And most often cumulatively         can only be made between periods        tionally comes in contact with a
                                         numbers 2-13.                          score the most points for any team.
 fix our mistakes.                                                                                                         of play, after a goal is scored, dur-   defensive player.
           - Olga Karkoshkina            Basic	skills	                          Drivers are field players who spe-
                                                                                                                           ing a time out, or to replace an
                                                                                                                           injured player.     All subs must
                                         Swimming: Since the sport is           cialize in swimming past defenders         be ready at the side of the pool
                                         played in the water, swimming          towards the goal or “driving” and          when they want to enter the game.
    Although Lincoln has had water       is an important skill, especially      shooting quickly. Drivers must be          Goalies can go back in and play          2. Holding onto the offensive
polo as a club sport for four years,     because players are not allowed        extremely fast swimmers and have           any position.                           player.
most students do not understand it.      to touch the bottom or side of the     above average hand-eye coordina-              Once a player has been re-
For the uninformed, we offer the         pool.                                  tion. They also focus on defensive         moved from a game they may not
following explanation.                                                          play.                                      return during a substitution.
    First, a quick history.              Treading water allows a player
    During the 1860ʼs, the British
played what they called “water
                                         to stay in a vertical position dur-    Point Man is similar to a wing play-       Fouls Water polo is not for
                                         ing the game. This is important        er. The position of these players at       the faint. Fouls occur as often
football” in rivers and lakes. In        because players must tread water       the top of the goal gives them more        as rain falls in Portland, and they
1870, the London Swimming                or swim to stay afloat. Hand-eye       access for opportunities to pass.
Association wrote the first water                                                                                          drop into three categories.             3. Interfering with a free throw.
                                         coordination is also a key skill.
polo rules. The goal was changed                                                                                           Minor Foul: The whistle is blown
                                                                                Goalie is given several special priv-
in 1880, and a leather soccer ball       Positions                              liges that other players do not have.
                                                                                                                           once and play stops. If the player
replaced a small rubber ball.                                                                                              who is fouled has the ball, he or
                                         A team consists of one hole set        He or she can touch the ball with
    Object of the game hasnʼt                                                                                              she gets a free throw. If the player
                                         player, two wing players, two driv-    both hands.
changed: Score as many goals as                                                                                            who fouled is a defender, he or
                                         ers, one point man and a goalie.       A goalie sometimes counter-attacks
possible, with each goal worth one                                                                                         she are awarded the ball and get
                                                                                by blocking a shot, gaining control
point. And it has to be done within                                                                                        a free throw. The referee points to      4. Pulling back on a player.
                                         Hole set is the center player for      of the ball, and making a field pass to
four quarters, each lasting seven                                                                                          the player who has the free throw
                                         the line closest to the opposing       a teammate at the opposite end of the
minutes.                                                                                                                   with one arm and the direction of
                                         teamʼs goal. This player sets up in    pool. This is known by some players
    Equipment is minimal. Two                                                                                              the team with the other.
                                         front of the opposing teamʼs goalie.   as “cherry picking.”
10x3 foot goals, a soccer-size ball,
                                                                                                                           Major Foul: The whistle is blown
                                                                                                                           twice. Play stops, and the player
Goals: They measure 10 x 3 feet.                                                                                           who commits the foul gets ejected       5. Sinking a player, pushing him
Ball: The official game ball                                                                                               for 20 seconds. This usually hap-       down, or using him for support.
weighs no less than 400 grams and                                                                                          pens to a defensive player. The
no more then 450 grams. Women                                                                                              referee will point to the player
play with a ball that is no less than                                                                                      who commits the foul, and blow
65 centimeters in circumference                                                                                            the whistle, point to the ejection
and no more than 67 cm in circum-                                                                                          area and blow the whistle again.
ference. Men play with a ball that is
no less then 68 cm in circumfrence                                                                                         Brutality is called when a player
and no more then 71 cm in circum-                                                                                          kicks or strikes or attempts to kick
ference.                                                                                                                   or strike an opponent or official       6. Misconduct (foul language,
                                                                                                                           with malicious intent. The player       etc.)
                                                                                                                           who is charged with a brutality is      7. Leaving the ejection area il-
                                                                                                                           ejected from the rest of the game.      legally.
                                                                                                                           During tournaments brutality can
                                                                                                                                                                   All graphics courtesy of
                                                                                                                           cause a player to be excluded
                                                                                                                                                                   www.jmuwaterpolo.com.
                                                                                                                           from the rest of the tournament.
SPORTS      Cardinal Times November	1,	200411



                                                           The
Young	team	makes	march	to	State Newblock:
                                      the
                                          kid on
By	Charles	Hendrickson                                                                                                                                               Promising young


S
       tudents and parents filled                                                                                                                                        athlete
       the stands for the volleyball
       teamʼs season finale against
Benson Oct. 21. “If we get the
same turnout as the last game it
would help a lot,” senior Jean Rho
said. “The fans were great and
they really gave us an advantage,”
said senior Jean Rho. Rho and the
Cardinals were set to host Lebanon
Oct. 30 at 1:30 pm as they kicked
off State competition.
    Lincoln features just two                                                                                                                                                 Justine	Rho
seniors and starts three freshmen.


                                                                                                                                                              T
“Iʼm impressed with our success                                                                                                                                      he      varsity     volleyball
despite having an incredibly young                                                                                                                                   team introduces its new-
group,” senior Jessica Russell said.                                                                                                                                 est player to the line up.
“Jean has also set a great example                                                                                                                                Freshman Justine Rho plays all
with solid play and leadership. She                                                                                                                           the posistions in the backrow as a
always goes all out.” That success                                                                                                                            lybero. Rho has been playing vol-
is evident in a 16-2 record and                                                                                                                               leyball for three years. She started
second-place PIL finish. Lincolnʼs                                                                                                                            playing volleyball because of her
only losses were to Benson.                                                                                                                                   older sister Jean Rho, who also
    “The girls are young and due to                                                                                                                           plays varsity volleyball at Lincoln.
inexperience, they make mistakes,                                                                                                                                 “I watched all of my sisterʼs
but theyʼre very coachable and are                                                                                                                            games when I was little,” Rho
committed to excellence,” coach                                                                                                                               said. I got to know the game
Ashlee Vogel said.                                                                                                                                            very well and started to like it.”
    Although the Cardinals lost 3-1                                                                                                                               Rho is very competitive and
to the Techsters last Thursday, no                                                                                                                            says the only thing she dis-
game was decided by more than                                                                                                                                 likes about volleyball is losing.
four points. “We have it in us to                                                                                                                                 “I am a very competitive
beat really good teams,” Russell                                                                                                                              player and I love to play chal-
said. “We showed we are capable                                                                                                                               lenging games.” Rho said.
of playing well when stakes are                                                                                                                                   Rho attended Cathedral Middle
high and the crowd is a factor.”                                                                                                                              School. She was decided to at-
    Lincoln is hoping to improve                                                                                                                              tend either Jesuit or Lincoln and
upon last yearʼs first-round exit                                                                                                                             chose Lincoln because it is closer
from the tournament. “Overall          Spike!	Junior	Caitlin	Helterline	spikes	the	ball	in	a	game	held	at	Lincoln.		Photo	by	Ezra	Spier/Cardinal	Yearbook.    to her house than Jesuit is. One
weʼre better this year than we were                                                                                                                           thing holding her back from com-
last year,” Vogel said.                at the Chiles Center. The change        year, something that was a problem       they hope to compete in the state
                                                                                                                        tournament. “Everybody is going       ing to Lincoln was her sister. As
    This year the OSAA playoff         forces Lincoln to face the third seed   for them last year. “We tried to do
                                                                                                                        to have to want it,” Russell said.    it turns out, sheʼs enjoyed be-
format has changed. First-place        out of the Midwestern Conference        things ourselves instead of relying
                                                                                                                        “After the Benson game we know        ing on the team with her sister.
teams no longer receive an             instead of the fourth.                  on each other,” Russell said.
                                                                                                                        that we need to improve the timing        “At first I thought it would be
automatic bid to the tournament,           It will be important for the           The Cardinals are going to
                                                                                                                        on our blocks and hits.”              weird playing with my sister, but
which will be held Nov. 4 and 5        Cardinals to play well as a team this   need solid play from everyone if
                                                                                                                                                              I learned that she really helps me


Fall	sports	teams	wrap	up	their	seasons
                                                                                                                                                              improve my skills,” Rho said.
                                                                                                                                                                  Rho is one of three freshmen on
                                                                                                                                                              the varsity volleyball team, and is
                                                                                                                                                              proving her skills to the rest of the
                                       great together, and weʼre having an                                                                                    school.
Men’s	Varsity	Soccer                                                           Freshman	Football                        for the freshman team.” -Joseph
Record: 7-2-2                          awesome season.” -forward Mark          Record: 5-0                              Bittner                                                -	Nathan	Benware
Last game: 2-2 tie against Grant       Kincaid, freshman.                      Last game: 26-0 win over Wilson          Varsity	Women’s	X-Country
Next game: 1st round of playoffs,      Varsity	Football                        Next game: Franklin, Nov. 4
                                                                               Player quote: “We have a really
                                                                                                                        Record: 8-0                           PIL	STANDINGS
Nov. 2                                 Record: 7-0                                                                      Last meet: wins over Barlow,          As of Oct. 27
Player quote: “The team is             Last game: 29-6 win over Wilson         good program all the way through
beginning to come together, but        Next game: At Cleveland, Oct. 29        the freshman team. Thatʼs why            Gresham and Wilson                    Men’s	Cross	Country
                                                                               weʼre all going undefeated this          Next game: State Meet pending
I think the best is yet to come.”      Player quote: “This season is                                                    results from the District Meet        1.   Lincoln          6. Wilson
-Center midfielder Chris Turney,       exactlywhat we expected, I think        year.” -Ian Christensen, freshman                                              2.   Grant            7. Madison
                                                                                                                        Coach quote: “Spirit, talent and
senior                                 we can win state this year.” -                                                   enthusiasm have made this a           3.   Cleveland        8. Marshall
                                       running back Andrew Sakai,              Varsity	Men’s	X-Country                                                        4.   Benson           9. Jefferson
Men’s	JV	Soccer                                                                Record: 8-0                              great group to work with.” -David
                                       sophomore                                                                        Bailey                                5.   Franklin         10. Roosevelt
Record: 8-1                            Coach quote: “We have been              Last meet: wins over Barlow,
                                                                               Gresham and Wilson                       Runner quote: “Weʼre really
Last game: Grant, Oct. 25              the team circled on everyoneʼs                                                                                         Women’s	Cross	Country
                                       calendar this year, and that makes      Next meet: State meet at Lane            young, but weʼve come together as
Next game: Season is over
                                       us come extra prepared to every         Community College on Nov. 6              a team and gotten a lot better this   1.   Lincoln          6. Jefferson
Player    quote:     “We     were                                                                                                                             2.                    7. Madison
                                       game.” -Bill Griffin                    pending results fromt the District       season.” -Monica Ralston, senior           Grant
undefeated this year and finished                                              Meet.                                                                          3.   Cleveland        8. Benson
the season with a win over Grant.      JV	Football                             Coach quote: Itʼs been a great           Women’s	JV	X-Country                  4.   Wilson           9. Marshall
It was great.” -Eric McConahie,        Record: 6-0                             season, maybe one of the best in         Record: 8-0                           5.   Franklin         10. Roosevelt
sophomore                              Next game: Franklin, Nov. 4             years.” -David Bailey                    Last meet: Wins over Barlow,
                                       Last game: 46-6 win over Wilson                                                  Wilson, and Gresham
Men’s	Frosh	Soccer                     Player quote: “Weʼve been
                                                                               Runner quote: “We are exceeding
                                                                               expectations and still improving.”       Next meet: Season over
                                                                                                                                                              Volleyball
Record: 8-1                            working really hard all season          -Sam Wilson, senior                      Coach quote: “What we lacked in       1.   Benson           6.    Cleveland
Last game: Grant, Oct. 25              and gone into the games expecting                                                numbers we made up for talent, and    2.   Lincoln          7.    Franklin
Next game: N/A                         to never lose.” -Crary Massey,           Men’s	JV	X-Country                      they ran with class.” -David Bailey   3.   Grant            8.    Marshall
Player quote: “Everyone plays          sophomore                               Record: 8-0                              Runner quote: “All of our runners     4.   Wilson           9.    Jefferson
                                                                               Last meet: wins over Barlow,             have been working together and        5.   Roosevelt        10.   Madison
                                                                               Gresham and Wilson                       weʼve improved a lot through the
                                                                               Next meet: N/A                           season.” -Katie Goodell, junior       Football
                                                                               Runner quote: “The amount of
                                                                               hard work and efffort that the team      Women’s	Varsity	Soccer                1.   Grant            6. Cleveland
                                                                               has accumulated over the season          Record: 5-1-0                         2.   Lincoln          7. Franklin
                                                                               will not only set the tone for the                                             3.   Madison          8. Marshall
                                                                                                                        Last game: 3-1 victory over
                                                                               race, but who comes out on top.”                                               4.   Jefferson        9. Wilson
                                                                                                                        Franklin
                                                                               -Chris Stadler, sophomore                Next game: State playoffs begin       5.   Benson           10. Roosevelt
                                                                               Coach quote: “From top to bottom,        Nov. 6
                                                                               this is one of the strongest JV teams    Player quote: “Weʼre really           Women’s	Soccer
                                                                               in years.” -David Bailey                 excited to be co-champions, and       1.   Grant            6. Benson
                                                                                                                        weʼre looking forward to state.”      2.   Lincoln          7. Madison
                                                                               Men’s	Frosh	X-Country                    -Emily Kahn, senior                   3.   Franklin         8. Jefferson
                                                                               Record: 6-2                                                                    4.   Wilson           9. Roosevelt
                                                                               Last meet: A loss to Wilson, wins        Varsity	Volleyball                    5.   Cleveland        10. Marshall
                                                                               over Barlow, Gresham                     Record: 10-3
                                                                               Next meet: N/A                           Last game: 3-1 loss to Benson         Men’s	Soccer
                                                                               Coach quote: “This was a talented,       Next game: State tournament Oct.      1.   Lincoln          6. Marshall
                                                                               spirited group with a lot of             4 and 5 pending Saturdayʼs results.   2.   Wilson           7. Franklin
                                                                               potential.” -David Bailey                Player quote: “We improved from       3.   Cleveland        8. Roosevelt
With	the	pack:	Julian	Paul,	Ben	Lampi,	Cameron	Cruz	and	Aaron	Anderson	        Runner quote: “Itʼs great that           last year although we were a young    4.   Grant            9. Madison
run	in	the	Wilson	meet	at	Gabriel	Park.	Photo	by	Cardinal	Yearbook.            weʼve had so many kids going out         team.” -Jean Rho, senior              5.   Benson           10. Jefferson
12 November	1,	2004 Cardinal Times JUNKYARD



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