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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-
                                       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.

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Vote for the name of Ball State
University’s superhero.
PAGE 6                                                                                                                                                                                             against
Think Muncie’s messed up?
Look what’s happening
on other college campuses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Greeks host party that
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

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
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.
                                       A S S I S TA N C E
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Barry Schweid s Associated Press

                                       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.
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                                                                                                                                  TODAY IN HISTORY                                               WEATHER THIS WEEK

DN DAYS AHEAD                                                                                                        1955    President Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on
                                                                                                                             vacation in Denver.
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                                                                                                                     1957    Eisenhower orders U.S. troops to desegregate Lit-
                                                                                                                             tle Rock schools.                                                   SUNDAY            MONDAY             TUESDAY
  Support your favorite king and queen candidates. Vote at                                                                                                                                     Few Showers        Partly Cloudy     Partly Cloudy 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

  Worship with communion at 6 p.m. at the Lutheran Center, 626                       TALENT SEARCH                                                                                    Students prepare
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  for more information.                                                                                                                                                                                                Students wanting to use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    computer software can come
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  room.                                                                                                                                                                                                             ers, which are used for
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photoshop and tips on creat-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The walk-in lab will add
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    more computers and get a

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hours will change later this
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                                                                                     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
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                                                                                     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,
                                                                                                                                                      Inspired by the Academy
                                                                                                                                  Because “Fame” Award-winning film and
                                                                                                                                                                                  The show is free to
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ball State students
                                                                                                                                                                                  with their ID card
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MT CUP

   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
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
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                 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

                            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          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         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


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                                                                                                                 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.
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                                     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. Just get Darryl Worley and the Dixie
knowledge about history and culture.                               sion for reader opinions: letters to   sions for length as well as clarity.      considered for “Your Turn” columns                 Chicks off the air.
                                          Write to Luke at         the editor, guest columns, feedback        The name of the author is usual-      at the editor’s discretion. Those                                                             Write to Ben at
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FOOTBALL                                                                                                                                                                                                              BASKETBALL

High school videos                                                                                                                                                                                                    Retired
assist BSU tailback                                                                                                                                                                                                   Indiana
Junior Scott Blair ran 127 yards Saturday,                                                                                                                                                                            coach
                                                                                        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-
                                                                                                                                                                              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.

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$500-$1000 a day. Star Search            house, a/C, paved prkg., 1.5 blks.                                                      and Dryer hookup. Call 808-1407                                                                Kristen Hampton
Casting, 1-888-820-0167 ext. IN12                                                                                                                                              campus reps. Call for group dis-                   Amy Janeczek
                                         from   Village,       private   bdrm.,
                                                                                                                                 2 bdrm. New Appl. Kitchen, ba. car-           counts. Information/Reservations 1-                Anya Janeway
                                         $325/mo., utils incl., 288-3388.
Moving. Help us pack, stack, and
drive boxes locally. Careful, wise,      Female Rmmt Needed for 2 bdr.
                                                                                        Colonial Crest                           peted. Ready to move into. $500.
                                                                                                                                 749-3940. 1308 N. Wheeling.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Laura Mason
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Erica Miller
trustworthy help. Pickup truck prefer-   apartment $260 per month includes
                                                                                         Apartments                              2 bdrm. W/D, A/C. 1607 Janney at                   Miscellaneous                                Whitney Nickle
red. Call (765) 286-8686 anytime.        all util. Call Lisa at 317-842-7770.
                                                                                                                                 Bethel. Walk to school. Off-st. prkg.                             ΑΧΩ ΑΧΩ ΑΧΩ                     Erika Parker
Needed. Executive asst. for medi-        Glenwood. Very nice! 4 bdrm, new             *****************                          $575/mo. + utils. Avail. 12/1/03 or             The women of Alpha Chi Omega                  Heather Patterson
cal billing office. 15-20 daytime        inside. D/W, W/D, C/A. No pets. Non                                                     1/1/04. 288-6301.                              proudly present our new members:                 Sarah Risinger
hrs/wk. Business major preferred.        smoker. 1-2 fm. rmmt. needed 744-           • Quiet westside location                                                                                                              Sarah Schoenenberger
                                                                                                                                 3 bdrm. Walk-in closets. New kitch-                      Abby Ballinger
Needs strong organizational skills.      2048.                                         near campus.                                                                                                                            Megan Schoonaert
                                                                                                                                 en, ba. W/D. Extra clean. $600. 749-                       Natalie Bane
Starts at $7/hr. Apply in person at      No lease. Male to share 2 bdrm.DSL                                                      3940. 1111 N. Wheeling.                                   Laura Bennett                          Brigitta Szocs
                                         Internet. $350/mo. covers all. A/C &        • Spacious 1+2 bdrm. apts.                                                                           Melissa Bernier                           Katie Tobin
                                                                                                                                 Nice tiny 2-bdrm. $450/mo. Util.
Now hiring for fall help. Country Ap-    W/D access. Off st. prkg. 741-0821            & townhouses.                             incl. 1909 1/2 N. Janney. A vail. imm-                     Leslie Brown                        Marissa Wasmer
                                                                                                                                                                                           Lisa Browning                          Alexis Woods
ple in Gaston. Call 358-3944. Hiring                                                                                             ed. flex. lse. 789-8004 or 730-8580.
males or females.                           Rooms for Rent                           • Swimming pool/Volley                                                                               Lindsey Burnett                           Lexi Yelton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Juliana Young
On campus mrkg. for 2 weeks pro-         Subleaser wanted. Rent negotiable
                                                                                       ball court, stocked pond                              Notices                                      Heather Corey
                                                                                                                                                                                           Angie Duncan
motion. Grps. or individuals. Call       to share room w/ serious Christian            & jogging trail.                                                                                                               Love,
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now: 888-877-3663 ext. 309. Is-                                                                                                            $$ $$ $$ $$                                                                  • Great Prices/Great                             REMINDER TO STUDENT
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                                              Apts. for Rent                           Service!
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Joanna Lamott
Steve Reed at Delta H.S. 213-2105.       and Beechwood. W/D, D/W, A/C,                                                           must be received in the Office of Student
                                         Off-st. prkg. Must see. For lse de-                                                      Organizations & Activities , SC L-1 by                   Andrea Marsh
Part time. Earn $300-500/wk.
3 nights and a Sat. Car required. Call
                                         tails, 888-433-5582 or 317-696-
                                         5508. $760/mo. + utils. 10 mo. lse.
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liards, 2130 W. White River Blvd.
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                                         Canterbury Town Homes. 284-5597.            Historical West- Nice 2 bedroom
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from campus. Call 213-2985.              2806.                                       utilities paid, parking, call 284-3717.     CD, sunroof, $2900 obo. 730-5612.                        Lindsey Wilson

Campus Hero       By Rockland Page
                                                     Clarett fights for
                                                     eligibility in draft                   players’ union.
                                                     Ohio State star files                     A message left for NFL
                                                                                            spokesman Greg Aiello wasn’t
                                                     lawsuit challenging                    immediately returned Tuesday.
                                                                                               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.


                                                     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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