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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-
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-
a draft. and Lewis &
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
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
The Portland Association of
Teachers and Portland Public
Schools have agreed upon a new
increase for the
school Additional increase July Cross blood drive Nov. 23.
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
“There are a I like donating condition under
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
Employee cost shar-
ing increasing to
being made blood, because
this year, and for a good cause, and nating
I am doing
it’s “I like do-
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
Abe’s Speech and debate makes strong
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
“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
(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
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-
- 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
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
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-
lected books will be sold to
Powellʼs Book Store. Those Fall Play
not sold will be available for
students to purchase the week
before winter break. Proceeds
will offset production costs ISC Business Meetings
of this yearʼs literary and arts
"It's a great fundraiser and
a chance for the entire school Noche Latina
to get involved," co-editor and
junior Ella Lipin said.
- Gordon Keepers
Dance a success No School
The Crystal Ballroom was
rockinʼ Oct. 16 with between
700 and 800 students in at-
tendance for the homecoming Practice SAT
Lots of camouflage and even
a tiger outfit added flavor to the
jungle-themed occasion. Spirit Assembly
“I thought it went well,”
senior class president Rebecca
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
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.
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-
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
Political clubs worthy Teens deserve right to vote
of recognition at Lincoln
urrent voting drives tar-
geted at young adults have
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
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-
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
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.
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
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
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
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 -
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
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
and teachers, but administrators into place. question and answer forum.
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
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
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
Majority seen as second-class students over
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
The senior awards assembly at
the end of the year is typically a
smorgasbord of valedictorians and
Gudger l a u r e a t e
of Lin- Henriksenn
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
Letter to the Editor the only one who thinks this, but I
think thatʼll be a long way away.
for everyone makes a legitimate
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
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
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
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
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
S e n i o r
order to make any- to work from
• 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
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
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,”
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-
- 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.”
Cardinal Times November 1, 2004 7
8 November 1, 2004 Cardinal Times A&E
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
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last Friday night? You
were at the movie store with Surprise! It’s NOT “Lord of the Rings”, it’s “The
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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
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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,
Food: M-Azing Candy Bar
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
Super Mario Unfortunately, M-Azing just
doesnʼt quite live up to itʼs title.
While the M&Ms do deliver a
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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-
ness. I expect an experience better
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
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
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
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
11 Where: Crystal Ballroom
10 Polar Express(Movie Release)
A cheery, computer animated
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
They have been around the block a
Where: Rose Garden 20
14 Blonde Redhead
couple of times now, and frequently
stop in Portland. Girls Make Graves
A keyboardist from Greece whose
Theatre are opening for them. reputation precedes himself.
Indie band that perfers
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.
28 29 30
10 November 1, 2004 Cardinal Times SPORTS
Splash! Dive into water polo as the Cardinal Times goes in the deep end of the alternative sport
ake a little soccer, bas-
ketball, and wrestling
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
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
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
from the rest of the tournament.
SPORTS Cardinal Times November 1, 200411
Young team makes march to State Newblock:
By Charles Hendrickson Promising young
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.
“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
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
-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
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