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CMYK CMYK T H E B A L L S T A T E DAILY NEWS MUNCIE SPY W W W . B S U D A I L Y N E W S . C O M WEDNESDAY September 24, 2003 Vol. 83, Issue 21 INDIANA Translator charged with espionage Air Force officer an Air Force spokesman said, but officials said they didn’t man into custody as he arrived in Jacksonville, Fla., from the prison tanamo Bay continues. can carry the death penalty, said About 660 suspected al-Qaida Eugene Fidell, a civilian lawyer in case will be handled by a court- martial. know if there had been any con- camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. or Taliban members are impris- Washington and president of the The last military execution was charged Tuesday spiracy to breach security at the Al-Halabi, 24, from Detroit, oned at the U.S. National Institute in 1961, Fidell said. prison camp. had worked for about nine Navy base. Ameri- of Military Justice. Al-Halabi was based at Travis with aiding terrorists The Air Force announced Tues- months as an Arabic language can officials are Arrested The commanding Air Force Base in California and day that the translator, Senior translator at Guantanamo Bay, interrogating them Senior Airman Ahmad I. general in charge of assigned to a logistics unit there, Matt Kelly s Associated Press Airman Ahmad I. al-Halabi had said Air Force Maj. Michael for information on al-Halabi has been al-Halabi’s case Shavers said. An item in that been charged with 32 crimes Shavers. the terrorist net- charged with 32 crimes would have to base’s newspaper from July 2002 WASHINGTON — An Air Force including espionage and aiding He is charged with eight work. decide whether mil- said he was assigned to the 60th translator at the Guantanamo the enemy, crimes that could counts related to espionage, The military has including espionage and itary prosecutors Support Squadron and was Bay prison camp for terror sus- lead to the death penalty. On Sat- three counts of aiding the enemy, classified many aiding the enemy, crimes could seek the selected for an early promotion pects has been charged with espi- urday, officials had disclosed the 11 counts of disobeying a lawful details about the that could lead to the death penalty in last year. onage and aiding the enemy, offi- arrest of Army Capt. Yousef Yee, order, nine counts of making a prison camp and death penalty. this case, Fidell Yee was arrested Sept. 10 and cials said Tuesday, three days a Muslim chaplain who minis- false official statement and one the detainees and said. is being held at a Navy brig in after disclosing the arrest of a tered to the inmates. count of bank fraud. has not identified That decision has Charleston, S.C. A senior law U.S. Army chaplain working at Al-Halabi was arrested in July, Pentagon officials said a any of the men being held there. not been made, Shavers said. Air enforcement official has said the same base. more than six weeks before Yee’s broader investigation into possi- Espionage and aiding the Force officials also have not authorities confiscated classified The two men knew each other, arrest. Authorities took each ble security breaches at Guan- enemy are military charges that decided yet whether al-Halabi’s documents Yee was carrying. DNINSIDE GRE EK LIF E Duke FAME CARTOON rallies Vote for the name of Ball State University’s superhero. PAGE 6 against DN@#&*!? Think Muncie’s messed up? Look what’s happening fraternity on other college campuses. Greeks host party that MARYLAND Would you pay $4.99 to be Tonight’s production follows the lives of features mock green privy to the secrets of Russian spies? Some students may aspiring high-school performers cards, border patrol when they find out an old spy By the Associated Press remedy could cure the hang- Shawna Tsoumas s Staff Reporter overs that ravage them every DURHAM, N.C. — Protesters at T Saturday and Sunday morn- Duke University rallied against a fra- ing. RU-21, a new supplement he triumph and tragedy of school to graduation. ternity that promoted a party with four high school students The audience peers into the stu- fliers that looked like expired green its manufacturers claim works cards and a mock border patrol to control the negative side will take center stage at dents’ hopes, dreams and aspira- checkpoint at the door. effects of alcohol, is now Emens tonight as they tions. The chapter’s Web site also post- declassified and on the U.S. ed an image of a drunken Mexican, work toward the ultimate The musical is based on the but the fraternity president said market. Spirit Sciences USA Inc., a Los Angeles-based firm, goal of immortali- LaGuardia School of Per- Tuesday that the notice wasn’t ty: fame. The facts forming Arts in New York authorized by the chapter’s leaders. imports the pills from Russia. ‘‘Everything that I am — my fami- ~ FROM THE DIAMONDBAC K Phoenix Productions, a Reserved seating: City, commonly labeled ly, customs, culture and language — traveling musical theater $45;$40;$36;$32 the “Fame” school. While was violated,’’ said Sandra Sanchez, Youth: $15 KANSAS company, will present the Time: tuition is free, the audi- who helped organize the demonstra- tion Monday at Duke Chapel. ‘‘The An unidentified U. Kansas show. Tonight at 7:30 tion process is painstak- stereotypes of drunk Mexicans and student was escorted out of “Fame” follows the lives ing, and the school’s border crossing was hurtful.’’ Memorial Stadium by police of a talented group of stu- teachers are demanding. Several speakers told about 75 on Saturday after attacking students, professors and adminis- dents attending New York City’s The musical is not the first trators that the Sept. 13 Sigma Chi Jacksonville State's mascot, Cocky. "He was drunk," said High School of Performing Arts in installment of the story’s plot. party inflamed their long-held belief the early 1980s. The show looks that Duke has ignored its Latino stu- Lt. Schuyler Bailey of the KU dents, who make up about 7 percent Public Safety Office. "He into their four-year journey — from of the school’s enrollment. took a swing at the mascot auditions to gaining acceptance to Please see FAME, page 2 Sigma Chi president Marc Mattioli, right in front of the officer who said he is Latino, apologized and was escorted out of the and said the fraternity was not stadium." The man was not racist. He said the fraternity was talking arrested, so his name was with leaders of the Latino communi- not released. ty to develop an education program ~ FRO M UNIVERSITY DA I LY KA N SA N for fraternity members and the Duke community. CORNELL U. The party ‘‘was designed to be a lighthearted celebration of the Mexi- At exactly 1:18 p.m. Monday, can tourism scene,’’ Mattioli wrote in between 50 and 100 Cornell a letter published in Duke’s student University students gath- newspaper, The Chronicle. ered on Ho Plaza for the school's first-ever flash mob, entitled "Project Free WA R Love." The students gath- ered and hugged each other randomly for approximately two minutes and then disap- Bush defends peared. People in flash mobs usually perform according to a written script, then dis- perse quickly. Flash mobs Iraq plan can be held for many pur- poses but most groups stick DN PHOTO ILLUSTRATION to having fun. ~ FRO M THE COR NE LL DA I LY SUN A S S I S TA N C E Barry Schweid s Associated Press DNNOTES WEATHER Students need proof to unlock doors NEW YORK — President Bush, again facing skeptical world leaders, is challenging and cajoling the Unit- High: 73 Locksmiths require they rent their homes. When locksmiths are called to dents call him because they lock themselves out at night, and unlike tried to play a prank on another house. Students attempted to say ed Nations to support his plan for steady transition to democratic rule Low: 48 in Iraq. Thunderstorms vehicle registrations, help, they must first verify owner- ship of the vehicle or proof of res- other area locksmiths, he works nights and weekends. According they were locked out of the house, but they were really trying to steal Only in that way, Bush says, will idency, Kitchen said. Because to Kitchen, students call him about furniture. Iraq get a chance to leapfrog from utility bills many students’ identification dis- once during the week and about Kitchen told the men that he deposed President Saddam Hus- play their permanent addresses, it twice during the weekend. had to call the police before letting sein’s despotic government to self- REMINDER Natasha Sperry s Chief Reporter can be hard to prove that they Kitchen said he has denied ser- them and ended the prank. rule unprecedented in the Middle Classes will not be in actually live in the house during vice to students in the past and It is important to verify that any East. session for Fall Break, Students can be denied help the school year, he said. will call the police if necessary. locksmith is insured in case of The president, mindful of impa- Oct. 6-7. from a locksmith because they “I can get into anything, any- He recalled one incident involv- damage, Kitchen said. tience with the U.S. occupation, may can’t prove they own their homes where, (but) without verification I ing a man who ran out to his car in Students can compare prices disclose he is asking Ahmed Chalabi, or cars. can, and will not, open the proper- his boxers, but also locked himself from different locksmiths, but this month’s president of the Iraqi CONTAC TU S Frank Kitchen of 1ST Choice ty,” Kitchen said. out of his house. Because he had they should not make multiple Governing Council, to prepare a News desk: 285-8255 Locksmith in Frankton, Ind., said timetable for transition to democra- Sports desk: 285-8245 Chris Calvert, dispatcher for the no proof of ownership, Kitchen arrangements because it can be a many students who get locked out Muncie Police Department, said was forced to call the police. hassle, he said. cy, diplomatic sources said in Editor: 285-8249 Classified: 285-8247 have trouble showing proof of the department tells people to call Everything was resolved after Kitchen can be reached anytime advance of Bush’s speech Tuesday at Fax: 285-8248 ownership because they drive cars a locksmith. the police arrived. at (765) 754-3131 or toll free at the opening of the 58th U.N. General registered under their parents or Kitchen said most Ball State stu- Last school year, a fraternity (866) 754-3131. Assembly session. PAGE 2 l NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS TODAY IN HISTORY WEATHER THIS WEEK DN DAYS AHEAD 1955 President Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on vacation in Denver. THURSDAY FRIDAY Partly Cloudy SATURDAY Partly Cloudy Few Showers High: 68 High: 69 High: 72 WEDNESDAY Low: 47 Low: 52 Low: 47 1957 Eisenhower orders U.S. troops to desegregate Lit- tle Rock schools. SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY HOMECOMING STEERING COMITTEE Support your favorite king and queen candidates. Vote at Few Showers Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy www.bsu.edu/alumni/homecoming. Call Courtney at 285-1080 1969 2,500 fans attend the first Elvis conventionin High: 63 High: 68 High: 64 for more information. Cincinnati. Low: 47 Low: 49 Low: 46 THURSDAY RESOURCES THE LUTHERAN CENTER Worship with communion at 6 p.m. at the Lutheran Center, 626 TALENT SEARCH Students prepare for Homecoming Library offers N. Martin St. HOMECOMING STEERING COMITTEE software advice Support your favorite king and queen candidates. Vote at www.bsu.edu/alumni/homecoming. Call Courtney at 285-1080 for students for more information. Students wanting to use computer software can come to Bracken Library’s new Soft- FRIDAY ware-Technology Room. The new room is located in UNION MISSIONARY Room 8 on the bottom level of BAPTIST CHURCH COLLEGE MINISTRY the library. Bible study at 7:30 p.m. in Studebaker West’s first-floor multi-purpose The room has two comput- room. ers, which are used for demonstrations. Students HOMECOMING STEERING COMITTEE with questions about their Support your favorite king and queen candidates. Vote at own computers can attend the www.bsu.edu/alumni/homecoming. Call Courtney at 285-1080 demonstrations. Students can for more information. learn Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop and tips on creat- ing Web pages. The walk-in lab will add more computers and get a BRACKEN LIBRARY NEWS YOU CAN USE Macintosh. The library will also add a link to its Web site called “Technology Training s Get desktop delivery of articles through Interlibrary Loan Services at Support Services.” Bracken. Call 285-1323. “The Technology Walk-In s Need to find photographs, graphics or maps for a class project? Search Room is a good addition to the the AccuNet Associated Press Photo Archive database available from the library,” Emine Yasemin Tunc, databases link of the University Libraries’ Web page. Call 285-8188. who helped create the room, said. s So your roommate is partying when you need to study? Bracken pro- For more information, con- vides quiet spaces for studying, reading ... and some say sleeping. tact Susan Akers, the library’s s Looking for a DVD or VHS? Try media finder on the Libraries’ Web page marketing communications or visit educational resources. Over 13,000 items are available for a manager, at 285-5031. The three-day checkout at no charge. Technology Walk-In Room will be open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. s Have questions about how to get the most out of your software or hard- Hours will change later this ware? Visit the technology training support drop-in clinic 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. year. daily (except weekends) in Bracken, Room 008. s For a virtual research library at your desktop 24 x 7, use the university libraries’ Web site: www.bsu.edu/library. C A L I FO R N I A s Questions or concerns about peer-to-peer file sharing? For answers, make a peer-to-peer call to Fritz Dolak in Bracken, 285-5330. Recall election slated for Oct. 7, DN SERVICE DIRECTORY ACLU defeated The Ball State Daily News (USPS-144-360), the Ball State University stu- dent newspaper, is published Monday through Friday during the academic year SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — except for exam periods and vacations, and published Monday, Wednesday and With stunning decisiveness, a Thursday during summer sessions. federal appeals court Tuesday The Daily News is supported in part by an allocation from the General Fund unanimously put California’s of the university and is available free to students at various points on campus. recall election back on the cal- endar for Oct. 7, sweeping POSTAL BOX DN PHOTO/DANIEL JOHNSON aside warnings of a Florida- The Daily News offices are in AJ 278, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., style fiasco two weeks from 47306-0481. Periodicals postage paid in Muncie, Ind. BALL STATE STUDENT BRIAN LOTTER auditions for the Homecoming Talent Search by singing and playing his original- now. ly composed piece ‘I love you.’ Lotter played the song, which he wrote for his girlfriend, on the last night of auditions. The American Civil Liberties TO ADVERTISE If selected to play, Lotter and others would show off their talents Oct. 16. Union, which had sought a Classified department (765) 285-8247 postponement, said it would Display department (765) 285-8256 or 285-8246 not appeal to the U.S. Supreme Office hours are 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Court, removing the final legal TO REPORT A NEWS ITEM Local news: Call 285-8255 Entertainment news: Call 285-8257 Fame: Producers do not recommend roadblock to the recall and setting up a 14-day sprint among the candidates in the Sports results: Call 285-8245 COMMENTS OR COMPLAINTS The Daily News strives for fairness and will correct errors of substance. the musical for those 13 and younger historic election to remove Gov. Gray Davis. The 11-member panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of If you wish to report an error or request a clarification, please call Rachel Continued from PAGE 1 not without its share of highs the Emens Auditorium Box Appeals swiftly overturned a Perkins, editor, at 285-8249 between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday through and lows, victories and defeats, Office Monday through Friday decision issued last week by Thursday. Originally, “Fame” was released laughter and tears,” Michael from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. three of the most liberal as a movie in 1980. David De McFadden, cofounder of Phoenix Tickets may also be purchased judges on the court. Silva, or “Father Fame,” wrote it. Productions and through Ticketmaster at After four Academy Award nom- producer of the cur- Story Line (765) 644-3131. DN CROSSWORD inations and an Oscar, producers fed off the audience hysteria and transformed the movie into a rent ‘Fame’ tour, said. Inspired by the Academy Because “Fame” Award-winning film and The show is free to Ball State students with their ID card MT CUP ACROSS 1 __ van der television series. The TV series received two Emmy Awards dur- attempts to present Emmy Award-winning until 6 p.m. today. social issues in a television series, “Fame” is The limit is one Going wireless Rohe ing its six-year run. real-life manner, an emotionally charged, ticket per student The mt cup, located in 5 Play divisions The TV show became the some of the lan- red-hot spectacular new or one person may the Village, will add wire- 9 Chicago musical in 1990 after playwright guage and context production. From street obtain up to four less Internet access to its eleven José Fernandez wrote the script. may not be suitable corners to nightclubs to tickets if he or she coffee shop and cafe on 14 A single time It has been performed more than for younger viewers. national television, the presents four Ball Tuesday. Owner Myles 15 Eeyore's 5,000 times worldwide in 16 The producers do State ID cards: the Ogea said he decided to friend countries. “Fame” has been tour- not recommend the quest for fame fascinates person’s own and ing North America for three show for those some and drives others to those belonging to install the feature because 16 Think alike years. under 13 years old. the edge of endurance. the three other stu- many students and faculty 17 Square mea- sure “The reason ‘Fame’ is so popu- The show runs two dents. The cost for visit. 18 Japanese lar with audiences is that it pro- and a half hours with a 15- those not attending Ball State “I just thought it would wrestling motes the idea that success fol- minute intermission. ranges from $45 to $35. be good access for cus- 19 Bottom line lows talent and dedication, but Tickets are available through tomers,” Ogea said. 20 Raid on Entebbe operation 23 Sprite 24 Shuttle desti- nation: abbr. 25 Piano parts tion services Tuesday’s Puzzle Solved 27 Indian or 69 Avid Atlantic 70 Closed hand 31 Black, to 71 Girder stuff Byron 72 Relax 33 Apiece 73 Western state 37 Picked up furtively DOWN 39 Alien craft: 1 Castle ditch abbr. 2 Short distance 40 Doozy 3 Cream shade 41 War on Terror- 4 Viewed ism operation 5 Church parts 44 Christmas 6 Intended route song 7 Burial cham- 45 "__ Joey" ber 46 Pacific weath- 8 Gave the slip 30 Talisman 55 Ewes' mates er phenome- to 32 Taps horn 56 Act as a look- non 9 Insane 34 Accounts out, e.g. 47 Very dry 10 Self-image inspection 57 Expansive 48 Seer's sign 11 Comic John- 35 Dolly the 59 Zeno's home 50 Procrastina- son sheep, e.g. 60 Vegetarian's tor's word 12 Authentic 36 Wit staple 51 Mosaic piece 13 Braggart's 38 Pair of oppo- 61 Leave out 53 "Born in the concern site charges 62 Ponselle or __" 21 Place for eats 42 Junior, to Parks 55 Unrefined 22 "The Raven" senior 63 Closet eater? 58 Gulf War oper- lady 43 Raines and 65 Gambling ation 26 Tejano star Logan cube 64 Put up with 27 Bids first 49 Hospital work- 66 And 28 Tippy craft ers 67 "Typee" sequel 29 Mormon 52 Perfect 68 Communica- leader 54 Boulder WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS RADAR l FEATURES l PAGE 3 Favorite 1 6 2 Classics Lindsay Spaulding s Chief Reporter her favorite classic movie is “Grease.” pants.” BSU students share their all-time favorite movies from childhood to present hot shaking his butt in his black Top 10 movies 7 F or a film to reach the clas- “It’s one of the best musicals that Some students recognized older The American Film Institute’s list of the sics status it must become has ever been made into a movie,” films as classics, and those are more “100 Greatest American Movies of All Time” “standards of excellence she said. “Musicals that are made typical of what the American Film is topped by: and recognized value,” into movies generally become clas- Institute would recognize as the top according to the Merriam- sics.” classic movies. 1. Citizen Kane (1941) Webster Dictionary. Other students enjoy comedy Janelle Swaidner, a sophomore, Sophomore Ashley Vaughn described 2. Casablanca (1942) films. “‘Animal House’ is fitting for said “Peter Pan” is a classic movie 8 a classic movie as one that she Ball State students because it’s the because it reminds her of peanut 3. The Godfather (1972) watched as a kid. classic college movie,” senior Kristin butter. 4. Gone With the Wind (1939) “It’s something every generation Rennels said. Junior Jenn Jackett identified “The 5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) can enjoy, not like movies such as Holiday movies are usually a big Wizard of Oz” as her favorite classic 6. The Wizard of Oz (1939) ‘American Pie,” she said. hit among students. One that is real- because it was the first of its kind. 7. The Graduate (1967) Ball State students have opinions ly popular is ‘A Christmas Story.” “Everybody has seen it, and every- 8. On the Waterfront (1954) 3 of what they consider to be classic “‘A Christmas Story’ is my favorite body will continue to see it.” she films. 9. Schindler’s List (1993) classic movie because it’s one of said. Web sites such as www.afi.com those movies that everyone relates Classic movies can be viewed 10. Singin’ in the Rain (1952) offer lists of the top classic movies to,” senior Lauren Kloepfer said. around the clock on the Turner Clas- of all time. They are set up in sepa- Other students enjoy movies often sic Movies cable channel. The Web Movie Rental Stores: rate categories and overall selections. referred to as chick flicks. site www.turnerclassicmovies.com BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO 9 The majority of the American Film “‘Dirty Dancing’ is, without a gives feedback about the selections s 1313 W. McGalliard Road; Phone: 288-1330 Institute’s movies are older films, but doubt, my favorite classic movie that are shown. Viewers can also s 859 S. Tillotson Ave.; Phone: 287-8064 several Ball State students named because it was a big dance movie of suggest a movie if it hasn’t been newer films, often referred to as FAMILY VIDEO its time,” senior Casey Smith said. scheduled to play. “modern classics,” as their favorite “Plus, it has Patrick s 2501 N. Tillotson Ave.; Phone: 254-1950 selections. Swayze in it, and he HOLLYWOOD VIDEO INC. Students have different tastes for looked s 424 E. 13th St.; Phone: 741-0158 classical movies. Some enjoy musical really s 601 S. Tillotson Ave.; Phone: 288-6160 that were made into movies. 4 Sophomore Megan Bess said 10 5 PAGE 4 l FORUM WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS “Congress shall make no law Forum THEBALL STATE DAILY NEWS s EDITORIALBOARD respecting an establishment of RACHEL PERKINS, EDITOR IN CHIEF CHRISMIHAL, MANAGING EDITOR religion, or prohibiting the free ALLYNWEST, FORUMEDITOR exercise thereof; or abridging the Emmet Smith, night news editor Andrew Brooks, photo editor freedom of speech, or of the Tara Clifton, news editor Chris Bergin, asst. photo editor press; or the right of the people Teresa Auch, asst. news editor Stephen Jendraszak, asst. Forum editor peaceably to assemble, and to Cole McGrath, sports editor Jon Seidel, copy editor petition the Government for a Mike Genet, asst. sports editor Chet Baumgartner, copy editor redress of grievances.” The First Amendment Penny Moore, features editor MarkSlagle, Web master to the U.S. Constitution Candace Beaty, asst.features editor Andy Zeigert, Web master OUR VIEW Students shouldn’t stereotype BSU greeks AT ISSUE: Ball State’s fraternities avoid the appalling behavior occurring on other campuses Ball State’s greek population has taken ship program will require new members to In 2001, the Alpha Tau Omega chapter At Delta Sigma Phi, one member was a few shots. participate in supervised studying. This at the University of Mississippi was sus- dressed in Ku Klux Klan attire, and anoth- It has repeatedly been a target of false proves the greeks at Ball State are striving pended after an offensive photograph er wore FUBU clothes and a noose around stereotypes and the butt of misinformed to become more than party hosts. taken at their annual Halloween party sur- his neck. jokes. They deserve more credit, especially if faced online. The picture depicted a mem- This is ridiculous, appalling behavior. And though a few of our fraternities we look at what some fraternities on other ber dressed as a policeman pointing a gun Ball State’s fraternities aren’t perfect, have occasionally found trouble, like Beta campuses are busy with: at one of his fraternity brothers, who was but no chapter has ever resorted to these Theta Pi’s expulsion because of defaulted Duke University’s Sigma Chi fraternity clad in blackface and kneeling and pre- kinds of pathetic, racist slights. loans, the greeks do more for the campus faced a rally protesting its Sept. 13 “Drunk tending to pick cotton. So while irresponsible behavior threat - and the community than many students Mexican” party. The party came complete And at the University of Auburn, mem- ens to destroy the standards and tradi- realize. with invitations resembling expired green bers of Beta Theta Pi and Delta Sigma Phi tions of so many fraternities on other Plus, the Interfraternity Council cards and a mock border-patrol checkpoint were suspended for wearing racially offen- campuses, let’s be glad our greeks have announced on Tuesday that a new scholar- at the door. sive Halloween costumes. some tact. Luke Eric Lassiter: Ben ‘Mouse’ McShane: YOUR TURN CLASSICAL GEEK THEATRE REVIEW Speaker should Shuttle bus music take own advice not in tune with Because this is a university that values diverse opinions, I’d like to express my views about Alan Kay’s talk, “What if It Isn’t Too Late?” deliv- students’ tastes ered last week in the Student Center. As I understand it, universities exist for Kay, a well-known pioneer of the personal numerous purposes: to employ professors, to computer, has a long list of impressive creden- provide a venue for research, to provide a place tials and accomplishments, and I admire his for corporations to advertise, to take up physi- time-honored and tenacious commitment to cal space, to create a congregating place for “push the envelope.” tank-top clad, 20-something girls, and so on. But his talk was founded on a Providing students with a suitable learning Luke Eric Lassiter number of disturbing — and just environment lays somewhere down that line of is an associate plain wrong — assumptions. And reasons. professor of Anthropology because he spent so much time Us students at Ball State do not have the lux- and writes this talking about Americans’ miscon- uries of a cool town like Bloomington. We do ‘Your Turn’ ceptions of science, I felt obliged to not have a good sports program like Purdue. Dan Wasserman is a syndicated cartoonist. His views do not necessarily agree with those of the Daily News. for the Daily News. speak to his own misconceptions We aren’t near much of any - His views do not of culture and history. thing, really. necessarily agree Kay began his talk with an amus- Day in and day out, we col- with those of the ing NSF video, which features lege students endure the newspaper. recent Harvard graduates explain- Aleshia Haselden: drudgery of Muncie. The ing that the earth’s seasons are THE PRICE OF TEA IN CHINA Muncie smell, the Muncie peo - caused by the earth’s varying orbital distance ple and the Muncie gray skies from the sun (which is wrong). He explained are the chains that shackle our that the students were not expressing any sophisticated understanding of science, only a popular assumption about science. Simply enough, and a fine way to begin a lec- Responsibility gives columnist new Ben ‘Mouse’ Midwestern existence. The last thing we Ball State bottom-feeders need is country respect for comforts of family home music. Naturally, I am speaking McShane is a senior ture. But as the talk progressed, Kay professed of the BSU Shuttle Service. telecommunications one popular assumption after another; assump- Let me preface by saying that tions that, like the assumptions about science major and writes I have had many pleasant expe - he so rightly condemned, actually are not ‘Classical Geek The- riences with the shuttle service backed by any empirical evidence. There were I remember a time in the makes up for having to warranties expire. We will atre Review’ on campus. Those pleasant many (I counted at least eight), but here are just not-so-distant past when life share a bathroom with 63 have kids of our own who for the Daily News. experiences are far outnum- four: was simple. I lived in my par- other women. will live in our houses, eat His views do not bered by the times the shuttle Assumption #1: Hunting and gathering subsis- ents’ house, ate their food But this summer I decided our food and clean our bath- necessarily agree has pulled away right in my tence was a bleak and harsh way of life before and fulfilled my primary that I would be really cool rooms. with those face, but I can still say with humans created agriculture. This assumption is responsibili- and move into an apartment. Retirement never looked of the newspaper. some certainty that a few of the sometimes called the “progress fallacy.” Anthro- ties, which so good. shuttle drivers are extremely pologists have known for quite some time that included Even kind. foraging was not the bleak and harsh way of life cleaning the After graduation (and at least one retirement, But back to the subject: country music. We we presume it was. In fact, evidence suggests bathrooms however, aren’t talking about the Willie Nelson- or John- that foragers knew about agriculture (and tried and not nervous breakdown) we will enter into might not ny Cash-cool kind of country music. We’re talk- it) long before they were forced to adopt it. They doing any- be the ing about Darryl Worley and the Dixie Chicks. didn’t adopt it at first mainly because agricul- thing to the rat race that is the “real world.” answer. We are talking listening to that drek every sin- ture, it turns out, presented many more bleak screw up About five gle time I step onto a shuttle bus. and harsh conditions (increased work loads, anyone’s years ago, I can’t take much more of it. widespread disease, reduced quality diets, class life. I’m sure Old-Man Responsi- my Granny retired as office I recognize that the employees of Ball State conflict) than did foraging. Aleshia Haselden is a I moved bility had an absolute heyday manager at the church we deserve to be happy. All the same, I along with junior journalism into as soon as I moved in and attended. Granny ran the Assumption #2: Humans had no radical ideas education major and my cohorts are the reason those employees are before science, or in Kay’s words, before “mod- writes ‘The Price of Schmidt discovered that I had to pay office by herself for a good employed. They are paid to drive us around like ern knowledge.” Another fallacy: Anthropolo- Tea in China’ for the Hall two my bills, buy my own gro- number of years; she was the the spoiled college brats we are. They work for gists first began illustrating in the late 19th cen- Daily News. years ago, ceries, prepare my own epitome of the super secre- us, and I don’t think very many of us want to tury that so-called “primitive” societies were in a Her views do not and in retro- meals, do my own dishes tary. I worked with her during listen to any more country music. constant state of flux, often brought on by ideo- necessarily agree spect, life AND clean the bathroom - her last two years. That way, I It is true that if the student body was allowed logical and/or technological changes, many of with those of the was still not to mention the rest of could tell the replacement to choose the shuttle bus music, we would them “radical” and far-reaching. Although the newspaper. pretty the apartment. how the office operated. never agree. Truth be told, I don’t think I’d Discovery Channel likes to feature “unchanging” peachy. I The truly devastating thing Granny told me that, want to listen to the most popular music on tribes “lost in time,” in truth we have never thought at that we must remember is though she did all of the campus, anyway. If one more Puddle of Mud- known of any truly isolated peoples. the time that I had an that this is only the begin- office work by herself, she vayneback band gets played on the radio, I Assumption #3: Science is the only mode of immeasurable amount of ning. After graduation (and was far busier as a retiree might have to do something drastic — like start thought that provides humans with complex additional responsibility, but, at least one nervous break- than as an office manager. listening to Rush. ways of thinking, or in Kay’s words, there was all things considered, I prob- down) we will enter into the With this evidence that Still, I think the university can do better than “nothing to learn” before the advent of “modern ably had less. I didn’t even rat race that is the “real responsibility only increases piping pop country into our ears every morn- knowledge.” Anthropologists have demonstrat- have to clean the bathroom. world.” We will work for over time, I leave you with a ing. You may not be aware, but Ball State actu- ed since the early 20th century that people The only thing that dorm life peanuts at entry-level jobs to variation on the timeless ally has its own radio station! How bizarre everywhere — science or no science — think in doesn’t have going for it is make sure Mr. Lombard gets question posed by Frankie would it be if the Ball State transportation ser- very complex and dynamic ways. Many systems the lack of privacy and the his latte at precisely 9:47 a.m. Lymon in 1956: Why do fools vices and the Ball State dining areas actually of kinship, for example, are as complex as any nuisance of communal facili- We will buy new vehicles, leave their parents’ houses? played the Ball State radio station? Yes, it is a mathematical formula. ties, but I think that just hav- and they will require major Write to Aleshia at revolutionary concept, but one with merit. Per- Assumption #4: In Kay’s words, “language is ing a meal card more than repairs the day after their email@example.com haps WCRD would produce better-quality pro - metaphorical; math is abstract.” To the contrary, gramming if it was guaranteed more listeners. language and mathematics share root similari- Assuming the adult shuttle bus drivers do ties. Both are systems of symbols, and both not want to listen to college radio (which is require abstract thought. understandable), I have another solution: Perhaps, many will surely say, I’m being picky. National Public Radio. Because this is a place of But someone of Kay’s stature and influence should know better. Indeed, before we critique DN FORUM POLICY higher learning, would it kill us to air the news on our shuttle busses? An alarming number of others for not having what we think should be a The Daily News opinion page appear as space permits each day. decides this on an individual basis college students don’t vote or even pay atten- “common knowledge of science,” we should be aims to stimulate discussion in the The limit for letter length is approxi- and must consult the writer before tion to the news. extra careful not to espouse popular assump- Ball State community. The Daily mately 350 words. All letters must withholding the name. I think changing the shuttle bus radios to tions and fallacies of what many historians and News welcomes reader viewpoints be typed. The editor reserves the Lengthy letters that focus on an NPR would be wholly beneficial for our entire social scientists believe should be common and offers four vehicles of expres- right to edit and condense submis- issue affecting students might be campus. 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The fol- Washington,D.C.20510 1208 Longworth Bldg. 2105 N. Walnut St. 200 W. Washington St. Office Bldg. lowing legislators represent (202) 224-4814 Washington,D.C.20515 Muncie,Ind.47303 Indianapolis,Ind.46204 Washington,D.C.20510 the Ball State community: (202) 225-3021 (765) 288-7622 1-800-382-9467 (202) 224-5623 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS SPORTS l PAGE 5 FOOTBALL BASKETBALL High school videos Retired assist BSU tailback Indiana Junior Scott Blair ran 127 yards Saturday, coach dies In other news … breaking his two-year-old career high Quarterback Andy Roesch, who was named the starter Mike Genet s Asst. Sports Editor ‘Don’t do any dancing in the hole.’” in the preseason but has His downhill running led the way Sometimes, it’s not a bad idea to as the Cardinals (2-2) totaled 206 missed the last two games because of a slight shoul- Stearman coached relive your high-school days. yards against Central on the For junior tailback Scott Blair, ground, a season-best. Charles der separation, is close to making a full recovery. Columbus North to some video footage of this season Wynn pitched in 51 yards, and and his days at Southwestern High quarterback Talmadge Hill con- Coach Brady Hoke said 47 season victories School in Somerset, Ky., helped him tributed 28. Monday that Roesch run for a career-high 127 yards in “I had 19 carries, and Charles should dress for Saturday’s By the Associated Press Ball State’s 27-14 win over Central had 15 or so,” Blair said. “That’s the game at Boston College. He Michigan Saturday. most running we’ve done all sea- COLUMBUS — Bill Stearman, the will wait to decide, howev- third-winningest coach in Indiana Blair’s previous best came in his son. Our line did a good job of first career start when he gathered pounding on them. We weren’t er, whether Roesch or Hill high school basketball history, died 107 yards on 22 tries against knocking off big yards every time, would start under center. Tuesday at the age of 79. Northern Iowa in 2001, but it was the fact that we were in Stearman, a member of the From watching the films this their face every play.” Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, year, Blair concluded he wasn’t get- “I’d like to see him outrun a line- with a brace on his left knee after retired as the boys coach at ting upfield quick enough. backer, but I thought he played straining his MCL in fall camp. He Columbus North at the end of the “Me and my fiancee, we watched well,” head coach Brady Hoke said also said he pulled some cartilage 1995-96 season. He had a record my high school highlight tape (on of Blair’s performance. “He played around his ribs in the first game. of 714-400 over a 47-year career Friday) before the game,” he said. physical. I think he had good vision “Really, I don’t think that both- at Columbus North, Columbus “(I thought) ‘This is what I’ve got to on the first run he popped out (a ered me at all,” he said. “I think it and Waldron. do.’ I’ve got to run downhill, get in 44-yard run). I think it’s a little bit may be in the back of my mind, His teams reached the state the hole, get upfield, get yards and of health, and a little bit a comfort subconsciously, but I’ve got to play finals in 1964 and 1975 and also then make people miss.” zone, and getting the guys up front through that and be able to pro- DN PHOTO/CHRIS BERGIN, FILE won 11 regional and 22 sectional Blair also said he wrote “down- playing.” duce. I’m not back all the way, but SCOTT BLAIR runs the ball Sept. 6 against Missouri. He ran 127 yards titles. He coached Columbus to 47 hill” on his wrist “to keep in mind, Blair played the first three weeks hopefully this weekend I’ll be.” in Saturday’s game to help lead Cards to victory against Central Michigan. straight regular-season victories for undefeated seasons in 1962- 63 and 1963-64. ‘‘He was just a master of putting MLB a game plan together and getting people to work together as a team,’’ Victory secures first-place for Cubs in division said Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center Director Randy All- man, who played for Stearman in the late 1960s. Stearman grew up in the city, Wood took no-hitter played host to San Francisco and fell behind by 10 runs early, the infield single. Pena smacked a ball off the force in the Cubs’ September surge, allowing only four earned NL Central Race graduating from Columbus in 1943 and then played baseball at into seventh inning, Cubs got a big-game perfor- mance from the majors leagues’ plate — a small puff of dirt rose from its edges — and put his runs in five starts spanning 36 innings. He has fanned 266 bat- Team Chicago Cubs Record GB 85-72 — Indiana University after two years strikeout leader. head down and third baseman ters this season, the third-high- in the Army. struck out 12 in win Thousands of blue-jacketed Aramis Ramirez charged the est total in Cubs history. Houston 84-73 1 Besides basketball, Stearman fans stood and chanted ‘‘Let’s go high-hop grounder. Pena Ramirez led the Cubs’ also coached baseball in 1954- Joe Kay s Associated Press Cubs!’’ as Chicago rallied for stretched and clearly beat the offense with a solo homer and NL Wild Card Race 1993, was athletic director from four runs in the sixth inning, ball to first. RBI single off right-hander Team Record GB 1954 to 1998 and was the school’s CINCINNATI — With a whiff then let Wood have his way with Jason LaRue then field out to Scott Randall (2-4), a nine-year Florida 87-70 — golf coach for two years. of postseason in the air, Kerry the majors’ most strikeout- left — the only ball the Reds got minor leaguer who was making ‘‘His whole life was coaching Philadelphia 85-72 2 and teaching,’’ said Stearman’s Wood dominated. prone lineup. out of the infield off Wood. The his first big-league start and Wood struck out 12 and limit- The Reds couldn’t even get a right-hander left after the inning, wore No. 65. son, Bill, who played for his ed the Cincinnati Reds to one ball out of the infield through having thrown 122 pitches. Ramirez led off the fifth with A majority of the crowd of father in 1970-73. ‘‘That was infield single in seven innings the first six innings as Wood Kyle Farnsworth pitched a per- his 27th homer, and the Cubs 26,124 came to cheer the Cubs, what he loved. It was his hobby Tuesday night, leading the Chica- (14-11) didn’t come close to giv- fect eighth and Mike Remlinger sent eight batters to the plate for who are trying to win their first and profession.’’ go Cubs to a 6-0 victory that kept ing up a hit. He walked Russell gave up a single to Sean Casey four runs in the sixth to take division title since 1989 and IHSAA Commissioner Blake Ress them in first place in the NL Cen- Branyan with one out in the leading off the ninth, completing control. Wood led off with a sin- make the playoffs for the first was a scout for Stearman in the tral with five games left. seventh, and Wily Mo Pena the two-hitter. gle and scored on Mark time since they went as a wild 1960s while teaching in Columbus While co-leader Houston broke the no-hit bid with an Wood has been a steadying Grudzielanek’s two-run double. card in 1998. during the same decade. Help Wanted Roommates Apts. for Rent Apts. for Rent Automotive Miscellaneous !Bartending! $250 a day potential. ATTN STUDENTS Large 2 bdrm. apt. avail. now. 1 mi. ‘92 Ford Taurus DL. Blue. Good No experience necessary training Great rates on quality apartments from campus. 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When NFL commissioner NFL’s ‘three-year’ rule Paul Tagliabue was asked earli- er this month if he thought the Erin McClam s Associated Press league could win such a law- suit, he replied: ‘‘My feeling as NEW YORK — Suspended Ohio commissioner is that we have a State tailback Maurice Clarett sued very strong case and that we’ll the NFL on Tuesday, asking a win it.’’ judge to throw out a league rule Clarett was suspended from the preventing players from entering Ohio State team for at least a year the draft until they have been out after an investigation determined of high school for three years. he broke NCAA bylaws concerning Clarett, who rushed for 1,237 benefits for athletes and lying to yards and led Ohio State to a investigators. national championship as a fresh- He claims it was ‘‘almost cer- man last season, is not eligible for tain’’ he would have been taken in the draft until 2005 under current the first round of the 2003 draft rules. had he been eligible, and would The lawsuit, filed in federal have made millions of dollars in a court in New York, claims the NFL contract and signing bonus. rule violates antitrust law and Clarett’s attorney, Alan C. Mil- harms competition by excluding stein, filed the suit a day after he players who are shy of the three- met with NFL executives in Wash- year requirement. ington to discuss whether Clarett ‘‘The rule is a restraint of ama- would be eligible for the 2004 teur athletes who were strangers draft. to the collective bargaining Aiello characterized it as ‘‘an process,’’ the suit says. exchange of views’’ and said the The rule is separate from the league would get back to them. He NFL’s current collective bar- did not immediately return a call gaining agreement with its for comment Tuesday. NFL Candidate against more taxes for Colts’ Republican wants Indianapolis Star. A Peterson aide said the new football stadium mayor believes the Colts are an integral part of Indianapolis negotiations halted and, if necessary, the city would make the payments needed to By the Associated Press keep the team. But Peterson campaign manager Michael INDIANAPOLIS — Republican O’Connor ruled out using prop- mayoral candidate Greg Jordan erty taxes to make those pay- says the city would not raise ments. taxes to give additional finan- ‘‘The mayor will find a way to cial support to the Indianapolis make the best deal possible for Colts if he were mayor. the city,’’ O’Connor said. Jordan on Monday also called Under the team’s lease with on Democratic Mayor Bart the RCA Dome, the city must Peterson to disclose details of make payments to cover the dif- negotiations between the city ference between the amount of and the Colts in the past year. money the Colts make and the He said Peterson should take median NFL team’s revenue — a support for a new stadium off cost the mayor estimated last the negotiating table and con- year could be at least $10 mil- duct an updated analysis of the lion annually. team’s economic benefit to the The team’s lease runs city. through the 2013 season but ‘‘What’s going to happen with has a conditional escape clause Colts funding is vitally impor- that kicks in after the 2006 sea- tant to our taxpayers,’’ Jordan son if the city does not make said in an interview with The additional payments.
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