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Police complete
two-hour chase
for ostrich
                                         Saturday finals stay next fall
                                         University Senate                       ernment Association.
                                                                                   “We’re in a bit of pickle with the
                                                                                                                           endar and make recommenda-
                                                                                                                           tions,” she said.
                                                                                                                                                                    tation and the Board of Trustees’
                                                                                                                                                                    policy, Balogh said.                    Proposed break
   (AP) — What’s the best way            lacks time to drop                      calendar because we’re aware of
                                                                                 the need to address the Saturday
                                                                                                                             Balogh said she hoped Univer-
                                                                                                                           sity Senate would discuss the up
                                                                                                                                                                      Any plan thought up by Univer-
                                                                                                                                                                    sity Senate will need to consider       ■ University Senate moved
to catch a runaway ostrich?                                                      finals issue,” said Deb Balogh, in-        and down sides of each recom-            the effects on different groups of      to eliminate Saturday finals
Apparently not a lasso.                  weekend exam day                        terim provost and vice president of       mendation.                               students, she said.                     beginning Fall Semester 2006
   An ostrich led St. John police                                                academic affairs, “but you can’t re-        “I think that the bottom line            “The Senate is very sensitive to      ■ The plan would combine Fall
                                         Emily Ortman and Erin Moody             ally address that without address-        for Academic Affairs is we don’t         students’ concerns, so the stu-
on a two-hour chase through              Daily News Staff                                                                                                                                                   and Thanksgiving breaks into
                                                                                 ing the calendar more broadly.”           cut instructional days,” Balogh          dent arm of the Senate might also       one week-long break
neighborhood streets and                                                           The elimination of Saturday fi-          said. “Beyond that, I think that         be asked to weigh in on this,” Ba-
yards Friday, before they finally           While Ball State University’s aca-                                                                                                                               ■ Ball State eliminated
                                                                                 nals could not be ready for next          any kind of creative solution the        logh said.
managed to throw a net over it.          demic calendar for 2006-07 has          year’s calendar because there was         group can come up with would be            SGA President Steve Geraci origi-     Monday classes to recognize
   Resident Kathy Sorenson               been set, it does not include the       not enough time to arrange it, Ba-        entertained.”                            nally proposed moving Fall Break        Martin Luther King Jr. Day
watched from the kitchen of her          elimination of Saturday finals,          logh said.                                  The number of required in-             to the same week as Thanksgiv-          and never came up with a way
                                         which was supported by Univer-            “We asked the Senate to take a          structional days is determined by        ing Break.                              to make up for the lost day
home in the northwestern Indiana         sity Senate and the Student Gov-
community as police set up                                                       comprehensive look at the cal-            several issues, including accredi-               Please see SCHEDULE, page 2
   ‘‘Then I saw a police officer
jump out of his car and run                                                                                                                                                              BUSINESS

toward something with a rope, like
he was trying to lasso something,’’
she said. She assumed officers
were trying to catch a stray dog,             As Health Center seeks ways to shorten wait times, students

                                                          take a number
then saw the ostrich run out from

behind a tree.
   The bird was turned over to
animal control officers after it was
caught. Police Chief Fred Frego
said he had no clue where the

                                                                                                                                                                                         future sale
ostrich came from.

                                               Larissa Chinwah                                                                                              Physicians who
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA                              Staff Reporter                                                                                               see, treat and
City to sponsor                                  Ball State University students seek-
beard, mustache                                ing excuses for missing class is one
championship                                   of the primary factors contributing
                                               to long wait times at the Amelia T.
                                                                                                                                                            for patients.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Supermarket chain hires
                                                                                                                                                                                         Merrill Lynch to study options
   (AP) — Gentlemen, start your                Wood Health Center, medical direc-
beards.                                        tor Kent Bullis said.                                                                                        Nurse
   Anchorage has been awarded                    “Frequently we will write notes                                                                            practitioners                Ashley Heher ■ Associated Press
the 2009 World Beard and                       that say, ‘Such and such had a sore                                                                          who see and
                                               throat a few days ago. Please ex-                                                                            treat patients.                INDIANAPOLIS — Marsh Supermarkets Inc.
Moustache Championships                        cuse him from class. He is now                                                                                                            said Tuesday it would study a possible sale of
following a bid process and vote               healthy.’” Bullis said. “It is silly                                                                                                      the company amid lackluster earnings as it lost

of its members, according to                   and a waste of time.”                                                                                                                     $3.4 million during its most recent quarter.
association president Bruce Roe                  Ball State does not implement                                                                              Registered                     The Indianapolis-based grocery chain said in
of Bremerton, Wash.                            an institution-wide policy on sick                                                                           nurses who take              a statement that it hired Merrill Lynch & Co.
   The biannual contest has been               notes, he said.                                                                                              general stats                to explore “strategic alternatives,” including a
                                                 “It doesn’t really matter if we                                                                            for patients.                possible sale.
held in the United States only
                                               give a student an absence note                                           Bullis said.                                                       “Our responsibility is to consider the best in-
once before, two years ago in                  because it is up to each instruc-                                         “I am count-                                                    terests of our employees, the communities we

Carson City, Nev.                              tor whether or not to punish                                          ing     on    Dr.                                                   serve and, above all, our shareholders,” Chief
   ‘‘It’s a big honor,’’ says David            the student,” Bullis said. “If we                             Chua to make a huge
                                                                                                                                                            Minutes. The                 Executive Don E. Marsh said. “One of the stra-
Traver, vice president of the                  could eliminate the class notes,                           improvement in the wait                           shortest wait                tegic alternatives that we believe should be
Southcentral Alaska Beard &                    we could alleviate some of the                          times,” Bullis said. “The nu-                        time at the                  considered would be the possible sale of the
Moustache Club. ‘‘We’ve had a                  wait time.”                                         ance of that is that he replaced                         Health Center                company to the right party.”
                                                 University administrators agree               a nurse practitioner, and physicians                         last week.                     Marsh shares fell 31 cents, or 2.6 percent,
beard competition going on in                  eradicating class notes may ease                tend to see patients more quickly,                                                        to $11.56 in afternoon trading on the Nasdaq
Anchorage for about 54 years

                                               some of the congestion at the health            more efficiently.”                                                                         Stock Market. Earlier in the day, the stock fell
now, and we feel Anchorage is the              center. But June Payne, director of                                                                          Hour. The
                                                                                                 Since Chua started at the health                                                        as much as 6 percent.
perfect venue for this event.’’                counselling and health services at              center, Bullis said wait times had                           longest wait                   Marsh stock has traded in a 52-week range be-
   Competitors can choose from                 Ball State, said educating students             dropped dramatically. In the last                            time at the                  tween $10.87 and $14.50.
several different categories,                  about the reasons for the delays, the           week, wait times have ranged from                            Health Center                  Marsh operates 70 Marsh grocery stores, 38
including handlebar mustaches to               developments underway to improve                about five minutes to an hour, which                          last week.                   LoBill Foods stores, eight O’Malia Food Markets
                                               services and the use of the health              has been standard for the past few                                                        and 160 Village Pantry convenience stories in
those sporting the ‘‘Fu Manchu’’

                                               fee is imperative.                              weeks, Bullis said.                                                                       Indiana and western Ohio.
style. There also are categories                                                                 Although the hiring of an addi-                                                           The $3.4 million loss for the three-month
for those preferring to grow                   HIRING A DOCTOR                                 tional full-time physician is expect-                                                     period ending Oct. 15 followed a profit of $1.3
goatees and other partial beards.                Bullis said a number of recent en-            ed to cut down on the time it takes                                                       million in that same time last year. The com-
                                               hancements are expected to aug-                 patients to be seen, Bullis said the               Approximate number of                  pany said revenue for that quarter this year in-
                                               ment the plethora of services the               nature of an urgent care facility is               patients at any given time.            creased almost 5 percent to $549.6 million.
                                               health center provides. The most                another reason.                                                                             Marsh also announced Tuesday it was sus-

Randolph County                                significant of these enhancements                  “It is a walk-in basis and while we                                                     pending its quarterly dividends until the gro-
                                                             was the recent hiring             would like to staff the health cen-                                                       cer could improve its financial position.
officials auction                                                of a new doctor,              ter so that there is never a wait, we                                                       Spencer Sutcliffe, a supermarket analyst with
jail on eBay                                                         Raymond                   would have to staff 30 to 40 doc-                                                         40/86 Advisors in Carmel, Ind., said Marsh’s
                                                                         Chua, in              tors,” Bullis said. “That is not cost-             Amount charged by bursar               announcement was not unexpected.
   (AP) — Along with concert                                               Octo-               efficient. It would cost students an                                                         “Their operations have not been good,”
                                                                                                                                                  for health services fees to
tickets, sports memorabilia and                                               be r,            excessive amount of money if we                                                           he said. “I think it’s an acknowledgment by
                                                                                                                                                  each student per semester.
designer handbags, add a Missouri                                                              were to do that.”                                                                         (Marsh) that something needs to be done.”

jail to the list of things you can buy
on eBay.                                                                                       REDUCING WAIT TIMES
   Randolph County officials                                                                     Even with an additional doctor,                                                          RACISM

have decided to sell their old jail                                                            students said the wait times are still
                                                                                                too long.
on the auction site as soon as                                                                                                                    Amount charged for
today. Bidding starts at $32,500,                                                                                                                 student health insurance
said Jim Myles, a county                                                                                     Please see SOLUTIONS, page 2         per year.

   County leaders say they got
the idea to sell the jail from
neighboring Howard County,
                                                                                                       “I don’t know if we need to tell the professors
which sold its jail to a Los Angeles                                                                           to stop requiring absence notes,

lawyer who plans to renovate it
into a country getaway.                                                                                          or if we need to tell students
   The two-story structure
resembles a quaint home more
                                                                                                          to stop taking advantage of the system.”
than a secure lockdown. That’s
because until 1989, the jail
                                                                                                                                    KENT BULLIS,
                                                                                                                                    medical director                                     Students lead efforts to solve
doubled as home to the county
sheriff and his family, with a                                                                                                                                                           campus discrimination problems
                                                                                                                                              11 a.m.
separate living quarters including                                                                                                                                                       Erin Moody ■ Chief Reporter
a full kitchen and fireplace. The
sheriff’s wife even cooked meals                                                                                                                                                           Instead of relying on others to solve social inequal-
for prisoners.                                                                                                                                Arrive before 11 a.m.                      ity problems on campus, some Ball State University
                                                                                                                                                                                         students are searching for their own solutions.
                                                                                                                                              on a Tuesday or Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                                                           “Every major civil rights movement was started
                                                                                                                                              to avoid long wait times.                  by students,” Derick Virgil, director of the Multicul-
 DNNOTES                                                                                                                                                           DN PHOTOS/
                                                                                                                                                                                         tural Center, said.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Students showed they understood the challenge
 WEATHER                                                                                                                                                      NICHOLAS BENNER            of confronting discrimination by participating in
 High: 38                                                                                                                                                                                an open forum Tuesday night at the L.A. Pittenger
 Low: 27                                                                                                                                                                                 Student Center. About 100 students, faculty, staff
 Some clouds                                                                                                                                                                             and administrators participated in the forum.
 Detailed forecast, PAGE 2                                                                                                                                                                 The forum was created after at least five reported
                                               Health Center’s Staff                                                                                                                     incidents of verbal harassment of black female stu-
 REMINDER                                      Since 2003, the loss of key members of the Health Center’s staff has created a shortage                                                   dents. Passing motorists yelled racial slurs at the
                                               that has strained daily procedures and contributed to extended wait times for patients.                                                   women walking down McKinley Avenue at night.
 Final exams begin                                                                                                                                                                         Students such as senior Shaun Whitfield said they
 Dec. 13.                                      June 2003: Full-time staff       claims temporary disabil-        completes training and                  nurse practitioner,             were angry at first, but now Whitfield said he want-
                                               physician Dr. Gyorgy Polcz       ity, unable to work due to       hired as a full-time staff              left.                           ed to deal with the problems and find solutions.
                                               becomes ill.                     illness.                         physician.                                                                Other students agreed they had to take an ac-
 CONTACT US                                                                                                                                             October 2005: Dr.                tive role in changing the community they live in.
 News desk: 285-8255                           June 2003: Polcz works on        December 2004: Polcz             August 2005: Heath Cen-           Raymond Chua hired to fill             President Jo Ann Gora, Black Student Association
 Sports desk: 285-8245                         and off until December.          leaves the Health Center.        ter became understaffed           staff physician position,             President Devin Day and Asian American Student
 Editor: 285-8249                                                                                                after James Mulloney,             alleviating shortage.                 Association President Lily Tsay spoke during the
 Classified: 285-8247                          December 2003: Polcz             July 2005: Deidre Dorman
                                                                                                                                                                                         opening remarks.
 Fax: 285-8248
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Please see FORUM, page 2
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                        IN HISTORY
                        1866 Work begins on first U.S. underwater high-
                        way tunnel in Chicago
                                                                                       Solutions: Campus fee lower than other clinical costs
                        1924 First photo facsimile transmitted across Atlan-           Continued from PAGE 1                                                                                                  services fee each student is re-
                        tic Ocean, from London to New York City, by radio
                                                                                         “I waited in the waiting room
                                                                                                                               “When you go to your health care provider after                                quired to pay every semester,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              is not the solution, Bullis said.
                        1952 Jacki Robinson charges the New York Yan-
                        kees with racism
                                                                                       for about two minutes, but once         leaving the university, the reality of it is you are                             “A health fee is only a limited
                                                                                       the nurse did all of the blood                                                                                         disincentive,” Bullis said. “If
                                                                                       pressure and heart rate tests                            going to wait.”                                               we introduce a co-pay of $20
NEWSLINK@9 FORECAST                                                                    I had to wait an hour before a
                                                                                                                                                                JUNE PAYNE,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              or whatever, it would dramati-
                                                                                       doctor came in,” Karl Wagner,                                                                                          cally decrease the number of
Today expect another chilly day with temperatures reaching the high 30s.                                                                          Director of counseling and health services
                                                                                       a 27-year-old junior majoring                                                                                          students who will come in to
This morning we could see a few flurries, but by this afternoon we could see           in telecommunications, said.                                                                                           be seen. But then we would
peaks of sunshine. Tomorrow there is another chance for snow as a weak                 “I was about to leave and go to        when and when not to see the               said. “When we have students         also have a lot of students
disturbance rolls through Indiana. The light snow showers will diminish as the         the emergency room because             doctor. That is just a part of             dealing with sicknesses such         with serious health problems
day progresses. Temperatures will stay consistently in the mid-30s through the         my back was killing me. But I          the educational experience.”               as upper respiratory infec-          that would not spend the five
weekend. A chance of snow showers will also stay in the forecast through the                                                                                                                                  bucks to be seen.”
                                                                                       don’t have health insurance, so          Payne said the long wait time            tions, they need to be seen
start of next week. - FROM JENNY COOK, NEWSLINK@9                                                                                                                                                               Although many students
                                                                                       there really wasn’t any other          was a result of the high demand.           right away. I suspect students
                                                                                       option. I had to wait until after      If students are not satisfied with          would be much more unhappy           complain about the health
WEATHER THIS WEEK                                                                      Thanksgiving break to come             the current system, she said the           if we were to move to sched-         fee, Payne said the health fee
THURSDAY Light Snow, High: 36, Low: 25                                                 in here, and they just charge it       alternative would be scheduling            uled appointments.”                  is less than what students can
FRIDAY Mostly Cloudy, High: 32, Low: 20                                                to my Bursar’s account.”               appointments, which has sever-               Payne added an appointment         expect to pay per doctor visit
                                                                                         To minimize some of the              al inefficiencies.                          does not guarantee less of a         once they leave the university.
SATURDAY Chance of Light Snow, High: 34, Low: 20                                                                                                                                                              The student health fees are
                                                                                       pressure on the health center            “Being a walk-in facility, we            wait time.
SUNDAY Light Snow Showers, High: 35, Low: 20                                           staff, Bullis said he plans to ex-     can see more people,” Payne                  “When you go to your health        used directly to support the
TUESDAY Light Snow Showers, High: 35, Low: 22                                          pand the health center Web site        said. “If we opt to have sched-            care provider after leaving          health center, Payne said.
                                                                                       to include medical information         uled appointments, we would                the university, the reality of it      “Nurses     and     physicians
                                                                                       to help students become more           have to figure out what the                 is you are going to wait,” she       are outsourced to Cardinal
DAYS AHEAD                                                                             sophisticated in their self-diag-      problem is and decide how                  said. “If you see a specialist,      Health,” Payne said. “Ball State
                                                                                       nosis and treatment.                   long we would spend with each              you will need an appointment         uses the health fees to pay
             TODAY                                                                       “The number one thing we             patient prior to them coming               and you are probably going to        Cardinal Health to support the
                                                                                       treat is the common cold, bron-        into the health center. That               have to wait.”                       program in the Health Center.
     BALL STATE PRE-LAW INTEREST GROUP                                                 chitis, sinusitis,” Bullis said. “I    slows the process down.”                                                        Many students will look at the
     The Ball State Pre-law Interest Group is offering all students the                want to include information on           Payne said the scheduled ap-             PAYING FOR CARE                      fee and say that they never go
     opportunity to talk to practicing attorneys today at 7 p.m. in WB                 how to overcome these sorts of         pointment approach is not a                  Bullis said another possible       to the Health Center. But over a
     Room 148. RSVP to for pizza!                                       complaints without having to           good model when dealing with               alternative would be to move         four- or five-year program, it is
                                                                                       visit a doctor. It is important        acute illnesses.                           to a co-pay system, but charg-       hard to say that you will never
     KNITTING AND CROCHET CLUB SALE                                                    for students to become much              “The nearest appointment                 ing students fees, in addition       go. It is available if a student
     Stop by the Atrium first floor under the steps today or tomorrow from             more sophisticated in terms of         could be two weeks out,” she               to the mandatory $66 health          ever needs it.”
     10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the winter Knitting and Crochet Club Sale.
     Hats, scarfs, mittens and other items will be there for you to buy as
     gifts or for yourself.

       THURSDAY                                                                        Forum: Students attend                                                           Schedule: SGA looks into
     CRU Thursday in Pruis Hall at 9:15 p.m. We will address the question,
     “Are you sick of religion?” Explore to learn
     where we meet every week; a Biblestudy near you.
                                                                                       event, offer solutions                                                           future calendar change
                                                                                       Continued from PAGE 1                   When Sharon Bowman, chair-               Continued from PAGE 1                 she wasn’t very involved in the
     MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES                                                                                                   woman of Counseling Psychol-                                                     calendar process; however, she
     The Mathematical Department presents a colloquium: “Experiences                     “We can talk about things as        ogy and Guidance Services,                   “The University Senate has          was in support of the elimina-
     of an Actuarial Intern,” by Greyling Stanton, a Ball State student, on            much as we want, but this is the      heard about instances of dis-              asked us to look into the ac-         tion of Saturday finals.
     Thursday in RB 447 from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.                                      first step to acting them out,”        crimination in the classroom,              creditation impact and come             “It hasn’t died, and we haven’t
                                                                                       Tsay said.                            she said students should bring             up with proposals,” Geraci            forgotten about it,” Gora said. “We
                                                                                         During the forum, students          these problems to the attention            said, “but I think that’s a step      just don’t know how to do it.”
                                                                                       split into groups led by faculty      of the department chairperson,             in the wrong direction. I came          The solution Gora prefers is
                                                                                       and administration to discuss
BRACKEN NEWS YOU CAN USE                                                               issues of social inequality.
                                                                                                                             who should act on them.
                                                                                                                               “If enough of you come and tell
                                                                                                                                                                        up with a good, strong pro-           to not have Fall Break and to
                                                                                                                                                                        posal last year that was de-          add an instructional day to the
■ Bracken is your destination for research, learning and friends.                        The groups presented their          us it’s happening, we have to do           feated without a good reason.         Fall Semester, she said.
  Great spaces for collaboration and study. Wireless connectivity                      ideas to the entire forum; how-       something,” she said. “I want to           It seems like they are going to         Balogh said she hoped Uni-
  for your laptops. Quality print and e-resources.                                     ever, the presentation time be-       say that is true for all the other         start the process over again.”        versity Senate will offer some
■ Librarians provide assistance for your research questions in                         came an opportunity for any-          chairs, but I can’t do that.”                Geraci said the elimination         solutions by the end of Spring
  person, by phone (285-1101) or by e-mail (select Ask a Librar-                       one to stand up and speak.              Zac Davis, president of Spec-            of Saturday finals was the SGA         Semester.
                                                                                         “I thought the turnout was          trum – Ball State’s gay, lesbian,          administration’s top priority           Geraci said he is doubtful.
  ian at
                                                                                       phenomenal,” Tiffany Wash-            bisexual, transgender and                  for the remainder of the term.          “Nothing about this process
■ Store your belongings in a locker for a quarter while you’re at
                                                                                       ington, assistant director of         straight ally association – said             “It’s something we worked re-       has given me a reason to be
  Bracken.                                                                             Student Organizations and Ac-         while faculty and staff should             ally hard on, and it seems like       optimistic about a time table
■ Warm up with a hot beverage and snack in the Bistro, first                           tivities, said. “I honestly didn’t    help deal with the issues, stu-            we are being held up by the ad-       since the first proposal was in
  floor of Bracken’s southeast corner.                                                 know this many people would           dents have a responsibility to                                                   2001,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                        ministration,” he said.
                                                                                       show up, but it shows that peo-       start the changes.                           President Jo Ann Gora said
                                                                                       ple are ready to take a stand. Ra-      “We can’t light a fire under the
SERVICE DIRECTORY                                                                      cial and social injustice is intol-   faculty and staff because we

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academic year except for exam periods and vacations, and published                     on solutions. Graduate assistant      Ball State needed Muncie com-
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                                                                                       years,” Taylor said. “I’ll take it    the racial slurs, they said.
                                                                                       on my shoulders. We need to             The forum did not come to
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                                                                                                                                                                         Journalist Bob Garfield explains
                                                                                                                                                                         how technology affects the industry
                                                                                                                                                                         Sean Bueter ■ Staff Reporter

                                                                                                                                                                           The media is in a period of rapid change, and ac-
                                                                                                                                                                         cording to at least one journalist, it’s headed for an
                                                                                                                                                                           Author and National Public Radio host Bob Garfield
                                                                                                                                                                         gave a presentation at the L.A. Pittenger Student Cen-
                                                                                                                                                                         ter Tuesday night on the media and their inner work-
                                                                                                                                                                         ings as they address the problems of the future.
                                                                                                                                                                           Garfield, a veteran journalist and commentator,
                                                                                                                                                                         co-hosts “On The Media” for NPR and is author of
                                                                                                                                                                         the book “The Chaos Scenario.”
                                                                                                                               PHOTO COURTESY OF BSU PHOTO SERVICES        Almost 300 people packed Cardinal Hall to hear
                                                                                                                                                                         Garfield’s presentation, which focused on the ef-

                                                                                                                                                                         fects that new technology and new media outlets
                                                                                                                                        Famously                         have on what he called “the old
                                                                                                                                                                         media model.” Garfield said he Air time
                                                                                                                                        naked men                        believed it would take time for
                                                                                                                                                                         the industry to change from the Garfield’s show, “On

             FULL MONTY
                                                                                                                                   Ancient Greek                         current model, but that change The Media,” airs at
                                                                                                                                                                         seems inevitable.                    7 a.m. Saturday on

                                                                                                                                   wrestlers                               Garfield’s idea of a “chaos sce- Indiana Public Radio.
                                                                                                                                     In modern times we call it ‘porn’   nario” says that the media as it
                                                                                                                                     Two tanned, heavily-muscled         exists is headed for extinction
                                                                                                                                   young men poured olive oil on         due to a fragmented audience and a significant loss
                                                                                                                                   each other then rolled around,        of advertising dollars. He said he believed that the
                                                                                                                                   clenching and embracing, their        corporate media giants currently in operation will
                                                                                                                                                                         give way to less expensive outlets. As advertisers
                                                                                                                                   faces contorted, trying to pin the    look for new outlets to spend their money, small
                                                                                                                                   other guy to the floor. Meanwhile,
                The Tony Award nominated musical rolls into Muncie                                                                 a screaming crowd of older men
                                                                                                                                                                         specialized operations will become the dominant
                                                                                                                                                                         forces in media, he said.
                      with some light-hearted, full-frontal fun                                                                    in togas could only guess who
                                                                                                                                   would end up on top.
                                                                                                                                                                           Garfield said there is already evidence of this new
                                                                                                                                                                         media in the expanding realm of citizen journalism.
                                                                                                                                                                           “The collapse of the old media model will unleash
                                                                                                                                                                         vast forces, and much of it will be coming at you,” he
     Louis Jones ■ Staff Reporter              hearted, and that helps with the         770th performance on Broad-                The Amazon men

                                                                                                                                                                         said, “but there’s nothing especially orderly about
                                               college audience,” she added.            way in 2000 and, during this                 Naked except for a clamp            the media’s new world order.”
                           ale nudity            Bob Myers, Director of Emens           run, was nominated for ten                   In some tribes in the Amazon          While Garfield said profits were important in me-
                           makes      its      Auditorium, also attests to “The         Tony awards. The production’s              Basin of South America, men tra-      dia’s evolution, he said he thought audience interest
                           t heat r ica l      Fully Monty’s” appeal among              score was penned by then fi rst-
                                                                                                                                   ditionally wore nothing except for    was the driving force behind the change.
                           debut       in      college students.                        time Broadway composer Da-
                                                                                                                                   a clamp on the penis to keep the        Paul Ranieri, director of Ball State’s Freshman
                           Muncie Sun-           “It was one of the attractions         vid Yazbek. Yazbek, a former
                                                                                                                                   foreskin shut.                        Connections program, said he was pleased with
                           day night at        that students on the advisory            jingle-writer and author of the
                                                                                                                                                                         Garfield’s presentation, the final for the program
     Emens Auditorium. “The Full               committee felt strongly about            theme-song to “Where In the
                                                                                                                                                                         this year.
     Monty,” a hit Broadway musical            bringing to campus,” he said.            World is Carmen San Diego,”                Chippendales Dancers                    “He touched on a lot of issues,” Ranieri said. “He
     comedy based on the 1997 Acad-              The two-act “Full Monty’s”             also had a short stint as a gag
                                                                                                                                     The cuffs and the collar            gave everyone a lot to think about tonight.”
     emy Award-winning film of the              plot follows six down-on-their-          writer for “Late Night With Da-
     same name, begins at 7:30 p.m.            luck, unemployed steel work-             vid Letterman” in 1986.                      Celebrating 16 years of techno-
     and is free to Ball State students        ers. After stumbling upon a                The script for the musical               powered fury, the lusty hunks
     who claim a ticket and provide            male striptease act in which             was adapted from the original              of Chippendales aren’t so much        TELEVISION
     a valid student ID in advance.
       Marya Keefe, publicist for The
                                               the dancers strip down to their
                                               G-strings, the friends decide
                                                                                        screenplay by Tony Award-
                                                                                        winning playwright Terrence
                                                                                                                                   dancers as visionaries who intro-
                                                                                                                                   duced the male stripping world to     Simon Cowell signs five year
     Full Monty Tour, says the pro-
     duction has been a hit on sev-
     eral college campuses across
                                               they can do the act one bet-
                                               ter and go “the full monty.”
                                               Though the production’s script
                                                                                        McNally, who is know for such
                                                                                        works as “Love! Valour! Com-
                                                                                        passion!” and “Master Class.”
                                                                                                                                   both the male thong and assless
                                                                                                                                   chaps. Thank you Chippendales!
                                                                                                                                                                         contract with American Idol
                                                                                                                                                                           NEW YORK (AP) — Simon Cowell will be in-
     the nation.                               makes ample use of ribald hu-            “The Full Monty” is directed
                                                                                                                                                                         sulting prospective singers on ‘‘American Idol’’
       “It deals with people who are           mor, it also deals with gay and          by Madeleine Loftin, based                 Adam                                  for several years to come.
     sort of trying to find them-               gender issues and stresses               on original direction by Jack                Naked in the garden                   Fox announced Tuesday that it had reached a
     selves, which is something col-           the importance of loyalty and            O’Brien. Original choreogra-                 The original naked man, Adam        deal that keeps the insult-wielding talent show
     lege-aged people can relate to,”          friendship.                              phy is by Jerry Mitchell and is
                                                                                                                                   only decided to put some clothes      judge on television’s most popular show for at
     she said. “It’s also fun and light-         “The Full Monty” put on its            adapted by Denis Jones.
                                                                                                                                   on after Eve came around. Still,      least five more seasons. His contract had been
                                                                                                                                   you can’t go wrong with a sexy fig     due to expire at the end of the season that starts
                                                                                                                                                                         in January.
       Four theories of the origin of the ‘full monty’                                                                             leaf loincloth.                         The announcement comes with the settlement
                                                                                                                                                                         of a lawsuit against Cowell by fellow British
         1. A complete three-piece suit        table can be referred to as, “the full   insistence on eating a full break-         Boogie Nights                         pop impresario Simon Fuller. The lawsuit was
       outfitted by tailor Montague Bur-        monte.”                                  fast each morning.                          Reflections of a giant penis          reportedly a stumbling block in Fox being able
       ton, supplier of outfits for many          3. British World War II Field            4. In an ‘80s television commer-          Sorry to disappoint you but the      to reach a deal to keep Cowell on ‘‘American
       British troops during World War II,     Marshal Bernard “Monty” Mont-            cial for Del Monte fruit juice, an                                               Idol.’’
                                                                                                                                   massive member Mark Wahlberg
                                                                                                                                                                           A spokeswoman for Fremantle Media, which
       was commonly referred to as “the        gomery was notorious for wearing         actor asks for “the full Del Monte.”       pulls out in front of the mirror is   distributes ‘‘American Idol’’ and produces
       full monty.”                            his full set of medals, or, his “full    Whether or not the phrase was es-          not his actual manly rod. It’s a      Cowell’s new show, ‘‘X-Factor,’’ confi rmed the
         2. In the Spanish card game           monte.” It’s also been speculated        tablished before the airing of this        prosthetic. Such is life.             case had been settled out of court, but refused
       “monte,” the pot in the middle of the   that the phrase refers to Monty’s        commercial is unclear.                                                           to give details. She said both sides were happy
                                                                                                                                                                         with the outcome.

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                                                                                                        OUR VIEW

                                                                           Saturday solution
                                      AT ISSUE: Resolving years of disagreement over Fall Semester schedule will require cooperation
            Students diligently attend classes every       The Senate offered 2006-07 as the first                         and no one has been able to come up with                                             What they’ve received in return is
        week, Mondays through Fridays — and                year of possible implementation for the                         a plan that pleases everyone. However, the                                      the response from the administration
        then they rest. Saturdays are virtually            no-Saturday-finals policy. Because of that,                     issue has been under debate since 2001,                                         that the proposal approved by both the
        sacred in the student world: Fewer respon-         many have been under the impression this                        so it’s time to find a viable solution. That’s                                  University Senate and SGA is not possible.
        sibilities and greater opportunities for fun.      semester would be the last calendar with                        going to require the Student Government                                         To this day, no collaborative resolution
            Unless it’s Finals Week.                       Saturday finals.                                                Association and the university adminis-                                         has been proposed.
            Students and professors deserve to                 But when the revised university calen-                      tration working together to re-plan the                                              Basically, what we need at this point
        end the academic semester on a Friday,             dar came out this month: Saturday finals                        schedule.                                                                       is less bureaucratic run-around and more
        a typical school day, but year after year          appeared yet again.                                                 Team Us has been fighting Saturday                                          cooperation. In the interest of both stu-
        when the calendar comes out, Saturday                  So, students and professors are left                        finals since it entered the SGA office. In                                      dents and faculty members, a solution
        remain in place.                                   with a Monday of instruction during Finals                      fact, there isn’t much more the members                                         must be found at the next meeting of the
            On April 28, University Senate voted           Week and a Saturday full of exams, which                        of the slate can do — they’ve proposed                                          University Senate — even if that means
        21-14 to eliminate Saturday finals, with a         is not what Saturdays are for.                                  alternate plans, met with university offi-                                      both sides need to do a little compromising.
        plan to meet the next week to resolve the              Certainly, the extra instructional day of                   cials and even had the proposal passed in                                            And when that finally happens, at least
        issue of the extra instructional Monday.           Fall Semester is difficult to contend with,                     University Senate last spring.                                                  one Saturday can be spent in celebration.

Brian Gorrell:                                                                                                                                                                                                Andrew Balke:
AT LEAST IT’S AN ETHOS                                                                                                                                                                                        BRAVE NEW WORLD

Spend $22 on flu shot                                                                                                                                                                                         Awareness cannot
for a healthy break                                                                                                                                                                                           fix all race relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 As most have probably heard by now, there
   Last Winter Break, I came down with a nasty                                                                                                                                                                have been some racial concerns around our
flu. Largely unable to move for almost a week,                                                                                                                                                                campus as of late. In an oddly appropriate coinci-
I repeatedly asked myself, “What did I do to                                                                                                                                                                  dence, the backdrop for all of this has been Asian
deserve this?” It really wasn’t anything I had                                                                                                                                                                American Awareness Month. The article “A month
done to cause my misery; rather, it was some-                                                                                                                                                                 of Asian inspiration” in the Nov. 1 edition of
thing I had not done. I hadn’t gotten a flu shot.                                                                                                                                                             the Daily News kicked off a month chock-full of
   Granted, there was a shortage of flu shots last                                                                                                                                                            events aimed at promoting awareness.
year compared to this year, but the Web site for                                                                                                                                                                 In the article, Lily Tsay, president of the Asian
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention                                                                                                                                                                American Student Association, noted the month
states, “the single best way to protect against the                                                                                                                                                           of awareness events can “become an open forum”
flu is to get vaccinated each fall.”                                                                                                                                                                          between cultures, as well as “show there is a
   So this year, I took matters into my own hands                                                                                                                                                             middle ground.”
— well, into my upper arm, to be more precise.                                                                                                                                                                   This is an idea that many adhere to: Awareness
   I got my flu shot Tuesday at the Amelia T.                                                                                                                                                                 and greater diversity are the keys to improved race
Wood Student Health Center because, as the                     Patrick Hogan is a Ball State student. His views do not necessarily agree with those of the Daily News.                                        relations. Problem is, diversity is a pretty vague
                     old saying goes, “spend a few                                                                                                                                                                                idea — but not half as vague as
                     days bed-ridden with throbbing                                                                                                                                                                               awareness. What exactly is one
                     muscles and a sore throat once,
                     shame on flu; spend a few days       Lance Vaillancourt: DIET WATER                                                                                                                                          supposed to be aware of?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     I decided I would show my
                     bed-ridden with throbbing mus-                                                                                                                                                                               awareness by nicknaming one
                     cles and a sore throat two years
                     running, shame on me.”
                        Now is your chance to pro-
                     tect yourself. Flu vaccinations
                                                          Sandwich, pretzel, pancake constitute                                                                                                                                   of my Asian coworkers “Little
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  China.” It was, of course, in fun,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  but it didn’t really answer the

                                                          modern-day excuse for miracles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  question. So when Little China
                     are available to all Ball State                                                                                                                                                                              invited me to go to Melanie
                     University students again today                                                                                                                                                                              Castillo-Cullather’s speech about
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Andrew Balke
Brian Gorrell        at the Health Center. Just go to                                                                                                                                                                             awareness, I had to go.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              is a senior
is a senior          the lobby between 9:30 a.m. and                                                                                                                                                                                 Castillo-Cullather talked
                                                              Sacramento is the capital city of California                food. He likes it when we eat our food. I don’t                                     telecommunications
telecommunications 11 a.m. or between 3:30 p.m.           — fact.                                                         think it angers Him if we stare at it for a while                                                       about issues facing the Asian
                     and 5 p.m. You’ll most likely                                                                                                                                                            major and writes
and psychology                                                Right now in Sacramento, a steady stream of                 first — the way a child might look into a group                                                         community here in the United
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘Brave New World’
major and writes ‘At need only about 20 minutes for       skeptics and feeble-minded congregation mem-                    of clouds to see familiar images — but when it’s                                                        States. She also talked about
                     the entire process — just 20                                                                                                                                                             for the Daily News.
Least It’s An Ethos’                                      bers are flocking to the courtyard of a local                   all said and done, we’re blessed to have it, and                                                        her experiences with racism
                     minutes can save you hours and                                                                                                                                                           His views do not
for the Daily News.                                                            church to observe a white                  we should eat it while it’s hot.                                                                        in Indiana and something she
                     days spent curled up in the fetal                                                                                                                                                        necessarily agree
His views do not                                                               marble statue of the Virgin                   If the image is really that striking: Take a                                                         called “everyday racism.” To
                     position, relegated to a listless,                                                                                                                                                       with those of the
necessarily agree                                                              Mary that has been reported                picture, tell all your friends when you get the                                                         be honest, I was taken aback
                     useless heap.                                                                                                                                                                            newspaper.
with those of the                                                              to cry streams of blood from               photos back and see what kind of looks you get.                                                         for two reasons.
newspaper.              Many people believe only                                                                                                                                                                                     First, some of the things
                                                                               its left eye — fact.                       But don’t force divinity onto a coincidence by
                     babies or the elderly should get                                                                                                                                                         that Castillo-Cullather described as racially
                                                                                  That this occurrence is a               telling your local anchorman that God drew a
                     flu vaccines. This is simply not                                                                                                                                                         offensive and even downright racist were
                                                                               bona fide, genuine, hand-                  picture of his mommy on your Spam-burger.
the case. The vaccination is here to help anyone                                                                                                                                                              things that happen often — like an Asian per-
                                                                               of-God “miracle” — highly                     God doesn’t need or want that kind of atten-
who doesn’t enjoy suffering through the symp-                                                                                                                                                                 son being mistaken for someone else because,
                                                                               debatable.                                 tion because when God performs a miracle,
toms of influenza. Though, if you do enjoy suf-                                                                                                                                                               to some, Asians look alike or the fact that
                                                                                  Is it just me, or are people            everyone who needs to know about it will.
fering through flu symptoms, you should seek                                                                                                                                                                  Asians are often thought of as foreigners or
                                                                               starting to throw around                      Which brings us back to Sacramento and the
another kind of help.                                      Lance Vaillancourt                                                                                                                                 outsiders because of the way they look, even if
                                                                               the term “miracle” a bit too               bloody Mary, where, according to an Associated
   The vaccine costs $22, and the Health Center            is a senior English                                                                                                                                they grew up in the United States.
                                                                               loosely? Especially since                  Press article, “Thousands of such incidents are
accepts cash or credit card, and it can even               major and writes                                                                                                                                      Suddenly, all I could think of was Little China
                                                                               this particular case-of-the-               reported around the world each year.” Well,
charge the cost to — drum roll please — your               ‘Diet Water’ for                                                                                                                                   and that nickname I’d given her, but what sur-
                                                                               crying-statue — which, to                  that’s funny, because I’ve never heard of any
bursar’s account. Caring for your health is a              the Daily News.                                                                                                                                    prised me most was that anyone would call such
                                                                               me, sounds more like an                    case of God performing the same miracle more
legitimate expenditure that your parents should            His views do not                                                                                                                                   things racism in the first place.
                                                                               Encyclopedia Brown adven-                  than once. I thought that particular chore was
understand — the $400 you dropped on an Xbox               necessarily agree                                                                                                                                     Don’t get me wrong, racism does exist and
                                                                               ture than the meticulous                   relegated to parlor magicians who have long
360 last week is probably a different story.               with those of the                                                                                                                                  raising awareness about cultural issues can help
                                                                               masterwork of the creator of               since given up their dreams of doing Vegas in
   In case you’ve never been there, the Health             newspaper.                                                                                                                                         defeat it, but too often, this drive for awareness
                                                                               the universe — merely caps                 exchange for cranking out balloon animals at
Center is located on Neely Avenue, across from                                                                                                                                                                leads to sensitivity levels disproportionate to
                                                                               the past year’s rather absurd              birthday parties so they can keep making car
Studebaker West Complex and right down the                                                                                                                                                                    the situations. Too often, things are read into a
                                                                               string of nationally-hyped                 payments while feeding their coke habits.
road from Irving Gym.                                                                                                                                                                                         person’s intent that simply are not there. And so,
                                                          excuses for miracles.                                              I mean, He spoke the universe into exis-
   I was worried the vaccination process might                                                                                                                                                                everyday racism becomes something of a self-per-
                                                              It was around this time last year, after all,               tence. Do you really think making a statue in
be confusing, but it wasn’t. All you do is go to                                                                                                                                                              petuating cycle.
                                                          a grilled cheese sandwich bearing the butter-                   Sacramento cry is within even the tiniest shred
the Health Center lobby and look for the red “Flu                                                                                                                                                                People become reluctant to speak their minds
                                                          fried image of the Virgin Mary sold on eBay for                 of His artistic ambition? I personally think if He
Shots” poster, which is at a table with informa-                                                                                                                                                              for fear they might offend someone, or they feel
                                                          $28,000.                                                        was going to think that small, He would just as
tion and the consent form. After you read and                                                                                                                                                                 the need to qualify what they really want to say
                                                              Not to be outdone, in March, God chose to                   soon give Frog Baby a runny nose or make the
sign the consent form, you take it to the Health                                                                                                                                                              with “I’m not racist, but ...” This isn’t an improve-
                                                          stamp his divinity upon the salted-treat empire                 Naked Lady fart as He would perform a cliché
Center pharmacy to pay for your vaccination,                                                                                                                                                                  ment; the fear hasn’t been eliminated, it’s merely
                                                          by causing a nativity-based Madonna and Child                   that divides so many of His followers on the
then return to the table where a nurse adminis-                                                                                                                                                               changed places.
                                                          to appear within the twists of a Rold Gold                      true nature of its origin.
ters your vaccine, and you’re on your merry way.                                                                                                                                                                 This isn’t the solution, it’s part of the problem.
                                                          Honey Mustard Pretzel.                                             I just don’t think a true miracle is open to
   The Health Center asks you to wear clothing                                                                                                                                                                   When it’s all about race, sadly, it’s all about race.
                                                              Did I forget to mention the Pope in a pan-                  interpretation. A true miracle will bring people
that will allow easy access to your upper arm                                                                                                                                                                 This sounds a little redundant, but if it’s all about
                                                          cake? Last month, a family in Jackson, Mich.,                   together, not split them apart. A true miracle
— although you probably shouldn’t go topless,                                                                                                                                                                 race on one end, it tends to become so on the
                                                          made a pancake and, instead of eating it with                   will enlighten, not confuse. And most impor-
since you don’t want to catch a cold or flu on                                                                                                                                                                other end as well.
                                                          syrup, decided to call the local news station to                tantly, if you need to see a miracle to have faith,
the way there.                                                                                                                                                                                                   The point is: Awareness is a two-way street.
                                                          inform everyone that You Know Who had mani-                     your heart isn’t in the right place anyway.
   Also, the CDC notes that influenza is most                                                                                                                                                                 Maybe Little China was just a nickname, but had
                                                          fested an image of the Pope onto some burnt                        Now ... who wants pancakes?
easily spread through coughs and sneezes, so                                                                                                                                                                  I taken the time to be sure it was all right? Had I
you should especially get a vaccine if you live in                                                                                                                                                            even thought about it?
                                                              Now, among my many personal beliefs about                                                                Write to Lance at
the residence halls. You will be living in close                                                                                                                                                                 Similarly, this “everyday racism” charge
                                                          God, one of them is that He wants us to eat our                                               
quarters with many others, touching the same                                                                                                                                                                  can pigeonhole even well-meaning people.
surfaces dozens of people have sneezed and                                                                                                                                                                    Disproportionate sensitivity leads to suspi-
coughed on all flu season long.                                                                                                                                                                               cion — and suspicion is the beginning of fear,
   Every flu season brings a new variant of flu                                                                                                                                                               anger and hostility.
strands, and this could be your lucky year.               FORUM POLICY                                                                                                                                           The true path to racial harmony lies not in
Fortunately, vaccine manufacturers are looking                                                                                                                                                                diversity or over-sensitivity. The true path lies
out for us; included in each vaccine are dead                The Daily News opinion page         appear as space permits each day.                   decides this on an individual basis
                                                          aims to stimulate discussion in        The limit for letter length is approxi-             and must consult the writer before                       in understanding one another from a human
strands of flu that experts predict are most                                                                                                                                                                  perspective — that’s one thing we all have in
likely to strike this season.                             the Ball State community. The          mately 350 words. All letters must                  withholding the name.
                                                          Daily News welcomes reader             be typed. The editor reserves the                      Lengthy letters that focus on an                      common, our shared human experiences. That’s
   Now is not the time to act like Macho Man                                                                                                                                                                  where the focus should be.
Randy Savage, insisting you “don’t ever get sick.”        viewpoints and offers four vehi-       right to edit and condense submis-                  issue affecting students might be
                                                          cles of expression for reader opin-    sions for length as well as clarity.                considered for “Your Turn” columns                          And cutting each other a little slack can go a
Instead, do yourself a favor and get vaccinated at                                                                                                                                                            long way in making that happen.
the Health Center today.                                  ions: letters to the editor, guest        The name of the author is usually                at the editor’s discretion. Those
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hand over fist! Qualified sperm do-       Village. 574-370-2801.                       prkg. Utils pd. 747-5664. 228-8458.          closet paid gas? 749-3872                 0709 & 730-0993                           $690/mo + dep. 317-462-0988 317-
nors needed! 317-972-1214 for info.                                                                                                                                                                                     698-6415
All calls are confidential $$$                                                                                                      ***6 bdrm houses for the 2006-2007        3 bdrm. Close to BSU. Excellent
                                              Rooms for Rent                                 COLONIAL CREST                         school year Visit
                                                                                                                                    or call 765-744-3593 (cell) or e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                              condition. CA, W/D, prkg, fenced
                                                                                                                                                                              yard. Pet neg. May or June lease.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fantastic student rental, huge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        rms., fireplace, lg. deck, close to
All new restaurant, bar & grill. Hir-                                                         APARTMENTS                                                                                                                campus, 4-5 bdrms., 3 ba. 748-
ing servers, bartenders, hosts &          1 block NW Bell building, private                                                         at                    741-8102.
                                                                                               Why live anywhere else?                                                                                                  0312.
kitchen staff. Mail your work history     bedroom share rest of quiet house,            Spacious 1,2, and 3 bedroom apts. and
to: Resumes, 2550 White River Blvd.       W/D. $250 each. 765-998-7354.                    townhomes, tucked away on 47             ***Now leasing 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6          3 or 4 bdrm. 2006-2007. AC, W/D.          Great houses! Beach front loca-
Muncie, IN 47303.                                                                       beautifully landscaped acres. Quiet and     bdrm houses for the 2006-2007             Extra clean/large. $325/ea. On cam-       tions! 1, 4, 5 bdrm houses avail.
                                          2 bdrms open in 4 bdrm house for               of all           school year.Visit       pus. 749-3940.                            2006/2007        Visit     us    at
AMAZING SUMMER at PA coed                 rent- 2nd semester- Female stu-                     *Close to Campus                      or call 765-744-3593 (cell) or email                                       Or
                                          dents. $310/mo + utils. Call 219-508-               *Close to Shopping and Dining                        3 very nice homes for rent. All great     call us at 741-9959 or 744-9429
childrenʼs overnight camp. Men &                                                              *Large gazebo and picnic table                                                  locations. 4 bdrms. W/D, 2 ba. Call
Women wanted for all activities and       2982 or 765-271-3948                                *Pool, volleyball, Basketball
                                                                                              *Jogging trail and stocked pond       **NEWER 1,2,3,4,5 bdrm houses for         617-8989.                                 Leasing nice, clean 4, & 5 bdrm
counselor positions. Good Salary. In-
                                                                                                                                    lease for 06-07 sch yr. Great location                                              houses very close to BSU, Available
                                                Apts. for Rent
ternships Available. We provide                                                               *Laundry facilities in each bldg.
                                                                                         RESERVE YOUR APARTMENT FOR                 & condition. Many extras, off st prkg.    3, 4, & 5 bdrm. Very nice homes.          May & Aug 2006/2007 visit
campers with a safe quality experi-                                                                2006!!!                                                                    Close to campus. All with W/D & AC.
ence that will stay with them forever.                                                                                              David-VM 317-389-2585 UALA mem                                            
                                          ******************************************          Prices you can afford!                                                          Avail Aug ʻ06. Call 289-6645.             for appt call 765-289-8865
Let us do the same for you. Visit
web site, to       3 bed 2 bath condo with new wood                          289-0565                        *1, 3, 4, & 5 bdrms. AC, D/W, W/D.        4 & 5 bdrm homes Good homes 4
                                          floors & carpet right by BSU. WD,                                                         Close to BSU. No pets. Avail May or       good students. Comp prices, ameni-        New 4 & 5 bdrms ʻ06 sch. yr. Walk
schedule on campus interview for                                                                                                    Aug. 730-0530.
Feb 1                                     free utilities. PREMIUM PLAN BUY                                                                                                    ties. Member UALA. 317-414-3829           to BSU, Grt cond. W/D, C/A, prkg.,
                                          OUT AVAILABLE call 215-7498                  Homestead/Oakwood           Manor                                                                                                $250-$300/ea. Steve VM 716-7784
                                                                                       Apartments now leasing 1 bed-                1 bdrm house. Close to BSU. W/D.
                                                                                       rooms for January. Heat Furnished,                                                     4 & 5 bdrm Walk to BSU, stove,
                                                                                                                                    $375/mo. May lease. 574-835-1406          fridge, D/W, W/D, C/A, utils incl. off    New hot tub utils pd. quality 3-6 BR
Egg donors wanted. Fee for dona-          ******************************************   Heated Garage, Elevator, pool. Walk
tion. Women must be 18-30. Call for       ******************************************                                                                                          st. prkg, Jan or May 317-650-0135         2 ba. appli. incl. W/D, gar. 5 min
                                                                                       to BSU. Call 286-0692                        1,3,4,5 bdrms 0-2 blks f/ campus.                                                   drive 1 w/ fireplace from $325/ea.
application. Steven Litz, Attorney        Very Nice. 3 bdrm. Close to BSU. All                                                      Avail Aug 06. Nice clean, A/C, W/D
(317) 996-2000.                           appl. W/D, AC. Pets ok. All utils. incl.                                                                                            4 bdrm 2 ba. Large living space. WD       Now, May, & Aug. 744-1079
                                                                                       Huge, 2 bdrm apt. $450/mo. Appl.             No Pets. Call 286-2808
                                          Low rent. May/Aug. 06-07. Premium                                                                                                   hook up. off st prkg. $860 + utils. 524
Get Paid To Drive a Brand New Car!                                                     incl. + utils. 619 W. Howard. 1.5 mile       1217 W. Gilbert clean, 3 bedroom, 2       Alameda. 730-3029                         Newer 4, 5 bdrm houses for 06-07
                                          buyout avail. 317-409-0909                                                                                                                                                    sch yr. Great loc. Great cond. Many
Now paying drivers $800-$3200/mo.                                                      from campus. 215-7190.                       baths, large front porch. Off st. prkg
Pick up your free car key today.                                                                                                    W/D. Reduced. $220/ea. 289-5008.          4 bdrm home. Close to BSU 1 1/2           extras. David VM 317-389-2585.
                                          ************Cardinal Villas************      Lg. 1 bdrm Heat, A/C, sewage, &                                                        ba , W/D, off st. prkg. May lse.                        Luxury Condominiums. 3 bed 2                                                                                                                                                  Newly Remod 4 bdrm 2 ba. 224 N.
                                                                                       H2O incl. Garage. Wood floors Close          1616 N. Janney 2 bdrm house. off st       $1000/mo. + utils. 317-446-8342.
                                          bath                                         to BSU Avail. now 765-212-0725                                                                                                   Dill. stove, fridge, DW, CA. May lse
North Central Industries is a fire-       Right by BSU. WD and private park-                                                        prkg. 1/2 blk to campus. Aug 1 lse.
                                                                                                                                    284-8367                                  4 bdrm house 1 blk east of village.       UALA member 741-9959 or 744-
works importer and wholesaler with        ing. PREMIUM PLAN BUY OUT                                                                                                           1116 University. off st prkg. 2 ba.       9429
an immediate opening for a full-time                                                   Nice 1 bdrm apts. in quiet complex
                                          AVAILABLE.            near BSU. Laundry fac. High speed            1800 W Bethel. Nice lg 4 bdrm, 1          Aug 1 06 lse. 284-8367
office staff member. Job duties in-                                                                                                                                                                                     nice 2 bdrm house close to campus.
clude general office procedures such      ****1 bdrm priv. apt Close, cozy, &          internet incl. 286-2806.                     ba, bsmt. Close to BSU. Off-st prkg
                                          cute. A/C, stove, fridge, 10 mo. lse                                                      No pets. Appl incl. May lse 744-7862      4 bdrm houses for 06-07. W/D, AC.         off st prkg. Avail Aug 2006. 747-
as answering the phone, daily com-                                                     Nice 1-6 bdrm apts and houses.                                                         Aug. lease $300/ea. +utils. No pets.      5664. 765-228-8458.
puter work, filing, interacting and an-   Avail July 06-May 07. All utils furn.
                                          $425/mo. 730-2024 730-3864 774-              Avail. Immediately Reduced rent. 0           1901 N Maplewood. Lrg 4 bdrm, 1.5         call 317-716-7174 or e-mail
swering customerʼs questions, etc.                                                     deposit. 747-1160                            bath ranch home. $325/ea + utils, all                         Nice, clean 3 bdrm. Close to BSU. 2
You must be able to multi-task as we      4249
                                                                                                                                    appl incl. May lease. 744-7862.                                                     bath. Avail Aug. Stove, fridge, W/D
are a very seasonal business that re-                                                  Nice spacious 1 Bdrm. Apt., quite                                                      4 bdrm. 2 ba. NEW Aug. CA, WD,            off-st prkg. $250/ea. 765-348-6413.
quires performing a multitude of          ****Cardinal Corner/Cardinal Villa                                                        1904 N Maplewood (just off Bethel)
                                          3 bdrm. 2 full baths. W/D, D/W, A/C.         NW area, non smoker, no pets, w/d                                                      DW. off st. prkg very nice, great loc.
tasks at a given time as well as be-                                                   hookup, $475 mo. contact Kathy,              3 bd, 1 ba, bsmt, grg, app incl. May      4 @ $299/mo. 765-717-9331.                Nice, large 5 bdrm, close to BSU.
ing able to work overtime, includes       Balcony. 2 blks. to campus. Call 765-                                                     lse. No pets. $300/ea +util. 744-                                                   C/A, W/D, off st. prkg. Newly remod.
                                          729-9618. recently renovated.                287-8279 Mon.-Fri. 9:00-5:00.
weekends, during our peak months                                                                                                    7862                                      4 BR 1602 W. Adams Avail. May or          2006. 747-5664, or 765-228-8458. 2
(May-July). You must be able to                                                                                                                   Aug newly remod. W/D, No Pets             bdrm also available.
                                                                                       Now leasing for Aug 2006. 1-2-3-4            1st mo. rent free Nice 1 bdrm close
work alone as well as with others                                                      bdrm. 1-10 blks f/ BSU No Pets 289-          to BSU. $275/mo. + dep. and utils.        $780/mo + utils 765-378-6219
and should be highly organized with       ***3 bdrm apts. live in the village.                                                                                                                                          Now Leasing 3-6 bdrm houses for
                                          AC, DW, very nice and clean. Aug or          3971                                         1104 N. Elm. No pets. 215-6383            4, 5, & 6 bdrm homes W/D, C/A, off        next May or Aug. Many extras 747-
a superior knowledge and experi-
ence working with computers.              May leases avail. all utils pd except                                                     2 bdrm 1301 W. Washington W/D,            st. prkg. avail now and for next          1170
                                          electric, free cable tv, $360                Quiet, clean 1 BR 1st floor apt. in                                                    school yr. 288-0074
Please apply in person to: 1500 East                                                   priv.hist. home. Off st. prkg. All utils.    A/C 1 car gar. priv. patio $525/mo. +
Washington Street, Muncie, IN             person/mo. 760-4529.                                                                      utils No Pets Avail Jan 288-2397                                                    Now leasing for Aug 2006. 1-2-3-4-
                                                                                       & cable pd. Avail Jan. 1 $485/mo.                                                      5 bdrm 2 blks from BSU on Neeley          5 bdrm 1-10 blk f/ BSU. No Pets.
47305 between the hours of 8 am - 5                                                    419 W. Charles St. 747-7109
pm. No phone calls please. Possible       1 bdrm 1 blk from BSU Very nice,                                                          2 bdrm 1600 W. Adams, $600/mo +           St. 2 ba. W/D, D/W, A/C, off st prkg,     289-3971
“on-site” interview will be given when    Some utils incl. Available now or                                                         utils. No pets. WD. Avail Aug 765-        765-759-8876 or 765-744-5971
                                          January 760-4434                             Special on Rent Lrg 1 bdrm, lease.           378-6219                                                                            NOW or JANUARY!! 3/4 bdrm, lg
applying.                                                                              Walk to BSU. no pets. 759-7357 or                                                      5 bdrm, 2 1/2 ba. May lease. Close        living room, new D/W and fridge,
                                          1 bdrm large, spacious. Avail. im-           748-6189                                     2 bdrm 219 N. Dicks 2 blks f/ vil-        to BSU, W/D, A/C, $275/each.              W/D. 1909 Ball St. UALA 747-1170
                                          ediately. Fridge & stove incl.                                                            lage. W/D, lg bdrms & closets. May        574-835-1406
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        One 3 bdrm house. W/D A/C very
Start @ $70 for a 5 hour event! Re-
                                          $400/mo. utils pd. Call 215-7190
                                                                                          Houses for Rent                           or Aug. $300/ea + utils 289-8050
                                                                                                                                    2 bdrm bungalow behind Lafollette.
                                                                                                                                                                              5 bdrm, 2 ba townhouse. Close to
                                                                                                                                                                              village, deck, paved prkg, cathedral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nice. $900/mo. +util. No pets. Jul 10-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jul 21. 288-7536 or 747-9633.
sponsible for promoting brands, dis-      1 bdr. 201 N. Mckenzie $350/mo.
tributing samples/brochures & dem-        No pets,quite complex,laundry, off-          ******************************************   Priv. prkg all appli. incl. Walk to BSU   ceilings. No pets. $350/ea, incl utils.
                                          street prkg.Avail. Jan 1. 748-6018 or        3 bed 2 bath condo with new wood             $550/mo +utils. Avail now. 284-6195       747-9503                                  One 4 bdrm. house. W/D +A/C, very
onstrating products to consumers.                                                                                                                                                                                       nice. $1200/mo. +util. No pets. Jul
Part-time & weekends 4-6 hrs. Apply       286-0371.                                    floors & carpet right by BSU. WD,
                                                                                       free utilities. PREMIUM PLAN BUY             2 bdrm duplex 611 W. Adams Aug.           5 bdrm. Lrg rooms. 2 full bath. CA,       10- Jul 21. 288-7536 or 747-9633.
at                                                                                                     lse. $225/ea for 2. W/D, Water &
                                          1213 Marsh 1 bdrm efficiency Aug             OUT AVAILABLE call 215-7498                                                            W/D, prkg, & more. Excellent cond.
                                          or May lse. $350 741-9959 or 744-                                                         Sewage pd. Off st. prkg. 288-1347         $275/ea. Aug or May. 741-8102             Pet friendly 804 W. Carson St. Avail
White River landing looking for Bar-      9429                                                                                                                                                                          now or next school yr. W/D, D/W,
tender, kitchen staff, and servers                                                     ****************2, 3, & 4 bdrm houses.       2 bdrm. 1 blk from campus. Very                                                     317-345-0132
                                                                                       Many remodeled. Aug & May lses.                                                        5,6,7 bdrm house, CA, DW, WD, off
with some daytime availability. apply     2 bdrm apt all utils paid 1 blk from                                                      nice. Must see. Rent incl. heat, wa-      st prkg 744-4649 358-4924
at 117 W. Charles St. downtown                                                         765-730-2473.            ter, & sewage. No pets. 747-9503.
                                          campus. vaulted ceiling lease starts
                                          Jan 1 call 288-9353                          ************5-6 bdrm student rentals.
                                                                                                                                                                              6 bdrm, 2 bath. 3 level townhouse.              Quality Houses
                                                                                                                                    2 bdrm. Close to BSU & BMH. 305           Village area. Deck & paved prkg. No
                                                                                       Great locs. May lses. 06-07 school           N. Tillotson. Bsmt, C/A. $500 + utils.    pets. $350/ea, incl utils. 747-9503
                                          2 bdrm apts. W/D. A/C. Very nice
       Roommates                          apts. No pets. $550 + elec. July 10-
                                                                                       yr. Member of UALA. 765-730-4265             282-2406.
                                                                                                                                                                              6 or 7 bdrm. 3 full bath. 2 kitch. W/D,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          One 4 bdrm/One 6 bdrm
         Wanted                           Jul 21. 288-7536 or 747-9633.
                                          2,3,4, bdrm apts. 315 S McKinley,
                                                                                       ************Cardinal Villas************
                                                                                       Luxury Condominiums. 3 bed 2
                                                                                                                                    2 houses for rent. May-May lse.
                                                                                                                                    Within blocks of village. Lrg 4 bdrm,
                                                                                                                                                                              CA, finished bsmt, lrg rooms, fenced
                                                                                                                                                                              yard, prkg. Excellent location & con-
                                          1806 W. Adams. CA, WD, DW. off st            bath                                         2 ba. W/D. Off-st prkg. $1200/mo +        dition. $285/ea. 741-8102. August
1 Rmmt. 4 bdrm, 2 ba, W/D, D/W,                                                        Right by BSU. WD and private park-
off-st prkg. $310 + some util. Avail      prkg. utils pd. 744-4649 358-4924                                                         utils. 765-744-4052 for appt.                                                       Students: 2 BR units. $550/mo & 3-
                                                                                       ing. PREMIUM PLAN BUY OUT                                                              6 or 7 bdrms w/ all extras at 1017 W.
now. 317-652-5125 ASAP.                                                                AVAILABLE.                                                                                                4 BR unit $900/mo. Close to campus
                                          2006 sch. yr. Near campus and vil-                                                        2 Incredible 5 bdrms 2-3ba, low           Ashland, off st prking, will go fast,
                                                                                                                                    utils. good cond. WD. AC. all aplian-     UALA mem. Call anytime 747-1170           w/ off-st prkg. Both units just fully re-
Female rmmte to share 6 bdrm              lage 2 bdrm apt W/D, A/C Jan-May             **********3 & 4 bdrm house**********                                                                                             molded, all new. W/D hook-up & AC.
house priv. ba. & entrance W/D            or Aug lse. 2006/2007 lse. 2 2 bdrm          W. North St. Nice, spacious rooms            ces. no pets. Aug lease. 358-8309
                                                                                                                                                                              812 W. Beechwood. 3 bdrm. 2 ba.           Jan or Aug lease avail 317-422-1654
$100+utils 288-0074                       apts. W/D, A/C Aug-Aug lse. or May-          Well-maintained. CA, W/D, off-st.
                                          May lse. 1 bdrm apt. 730-4350                prkg. Great landlords. May lease.            2 or 3 bdrm house near campus.            Walk to campus. W/D. D/W. Aug to
                                                                                                                                    W/D, Avail now or 2nd semester.           Aug lease. $900/mo. 759-6152.             Winter semester 2 bdrm near cam-
Male Roommate Wanted. Walking                                                          ******759-9625 for info/appt.*********                                                                                           pus $650/mo includes utils. 288-
distance to BSU. $235/mo. + utils.        3 bdrm apt. All utils paid. $1200/mo.                                                     289-2032 or 748-6788
                                                                                                                                                                              901 W. North St. 4 bdrm 2 ba. Close       1347
Call 765-358-4052 or 730-4977.            Aug 06-Aug 07. 1 bdrm studio $350.           ******1016 Neely. 5 bdrm. 2 full ba.         2, 3, & 4 bdrm homes. Walk to             to BSU Avail now. $980/mo. + utils.
                                          Aug 06-Aug 07. Call 748-5645.
Male. 905 Marsh. 1516 W. Gilbert
281-0709 or 730-0993.                     3 bdrm. BSU area. Very nice. Vani-
                                                                                       Liv rm, din rm, fam rm, WD, CA, lrg
                                                                                       off st prkg area. May lse. 289-3116 lv
                                                                                                                                    Campus! W/D, off st. prkg, Aug-Aug
                                                                                                                                    lse. 877-867-5118
                                                                                                                                                                              Off st. prkg. 289-3611 or 748-1931
                                                                                                                                                                              Adorable, spacious, clean, well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             House for Sale
                                          ties in bdrms. AC, W/D, off-st prkg.         msg or 765-744-1879.
                                                                                                                                    2006 School Year For rent 2-7 bdrm        maintained 4 & 5 bdrm homes C/A,          4-5 bdrm house. New roof. Interior
        Subleasers                        No pets. 289-6732 or 730-4957.
                                          511 W. Riverside. Lrg 2 bdrm $650,
                                                                                       ******1124 Neely. 1 blk from cam-
                                                                                       pus. 6 bdrm. 2 ba(newly remodeled),
                                                                                                                                    houses. Call 284-9119                     W/D, May lses 284-1587                    painted, lrg bsmt. 289-0550
                                                                                                                                    2105 Rosewood. 2 bdrm. W/D, DW.           ALL UTILITIES PAID. Attractive 4          Cheaper than rent! 1901 N. Buckles
1 bdrm apt $465/mo. + elec. W/D,          also 1 bdrm $350. W/D. plus utils.           new carpet throughout house, D/W,            $550 + utils. 6 mo. lease now-May.
A/C, garage prkg. Riverside Ave.                                                       W/D, CA, off-st prkg, May lse. 289-                                                    bdrm, 2 bath, newly remodeled,            off Centennial btwn Wheeling & Wal-
                                          759-7349 or 749-1916.                                                                     765-744-5815.                             W/D, deck, near arena. 12 mo lse          nut. 1 bdrm, 1 bath home on lrg cor-
Jan-Aug 317-443-7315                                                                   3116 lve msg or 744-1879.
                                          900 W. North St. 2 bdrm Apt.                                                                                                        begin Aug. No pets. 289-8113.             ner lot with garage. New roof, range,
                                                                                                                                    3 & 4 Bedroom homes avail. De-                                                      ref, & W/D incl. $34,000. 744-7862.
1 subl. to share 4 bdrm 4 ba. apt.        $345/ea. Heat & some utils. incl.            ******1407 Linden. 4 bdrm, 2 ba.             cember, W/D, close to BSU. Call
avail ASAP College Park Apt.              W/D Call 282-5989 before 5:00 or             CA, W/D, new deck on front of                281-1562 or 730-6214.                       AWESOME HOUSES
$300/mo. + utils 765-606-1013             288-1555 after 5:30                          house, off-st prkg, May lse. 289-
                                                                                       3116 lve msg or 744-1879                     3 bdrm 2 ba rec remod. bsmt. in-                                                                  Travel
1 Subleaser needed Jan 1-Aug 1. 3         Attractive, very nice 1 bdrm apt.                                                         closed porch. BSU area 828 Neely.         Well maintained close to campus
bdrm apt. $200 plus utils. 1 blk f/       Separate entrance, heat pd. Pay on-                                                       $750/mo + $750 dep. call 749-0155                                                   #1 BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK CE-
                                                                                       ******Beechwood Ave & Dicks St. 6                                                                                                LEBRITY CRUISE! 5 days $299! In-
campus. 765-729-0773                      ly elec. Avail now or Jan. 288-3480.         bdrm, 2 full baths. 2 kitch, 2 fam rms       or 288-9398
                                                                                                                                                                                        cludes Meals, Taxes, Entry to Exclu-
1 to share 4 bdrm. Light St. Jan-May      Avail. Jan, lg 2 bdrm apt on West            W/D, DW, CA. Lrg off st prkg. May                                                                                                sive MTVu Events, Beach Parties
                                                                                       lse 289-3116 lve msg. 765-744-1879           3 bdrm 512 S. Talley. $780/mo +
$240/mo. + utils. 502-640-1306            Main. Landlord pays utilities! UALA                                                       utils. Avail Aug. WD, AC, basment w/                                                With Celebrities! CANCUN, ACA-
                                          member 747-1170                                                                           Rec Rm. No pets. 765-378-6219             Bargain on Hollywood, vaulted ceil-       P      U      L     C       O      ,
1-2 subl. to share 3 bdrm house                                                        ******Nice, clean, 4 bdrm, all utils                                                   ings, 4 bdrm 2 ba. deck, August           JAMAICA            From       $499!
1113 W. Rex St. W/D, off st. prkg.        AVAILABLE JANUARY 1, 2006                    paid. $360/ea, dam. dep. req. Aug            3 bdrm house. 2 bath. Close to            UALA member747-1170                       Group    Leaders      Go      Free!
812-887-6218 or           1 bdrm apt, washer and dryer, off st         lease. 825 W. Ashland. 286-0797.             BSU. W/D. $275 per student. Aug                                              Promo
                                          prkg. $375 plus deposit & utils.                                                          lease. 574-835-1406                       Best student rental in Muncie. Grt        Code 32 Call 1-800-678-6386
Female subleaser needed immedi-           1 bdrm apt, off st prkg, $325 plus de-       ****2,3,4,5 bdrm houses. great loca-
                                                                                       tions, great condition. 729-9618                                                       house.Grt loc. behind LaFollette. 2
ately. One block from campus. Call        posit, water, & elec.                                                                     3 bdrm super nice, LARGE grt. loc.        blks from BSU. Free broadband.            111! CANCUN, ACAPULCO, JA-
765-760-2145 for details.                 1 bdrm apt, washer and dryer, off st                           tot. remod. CA, WD, DW. no pets.                                                    MAICA From $499! Travel With
                                                                                                                                                                              Safe, quiet. 4-5 bdrms. Big double
                                          prkg, $350 plus deposit & utils.                                                          Aug 06. 3 @ $299 765-717-9331.            lot. Full finished bsmt. W/D, A/C         Americaʼs Largest & Ethics Award
Great 1 Bdrm apt on Wayne St.             2 bdrm apt, washer and dryer, off st         ****Great looking 3 bdrm house.                                                                                                  Winning Spring Break Company! Fly
Jan-Aug $350/mo includes some                                                          Nice and clean, utils pd. 824 W. Ash-                                                  units, low gas utils. UALA. Avail May.
                                          prkg, $455 plus deposit, elec &                                                           3 BDRM. 1/2 block from campus.            4 at $325/ea. 285-5214. 747-1057.         Scheduled Airlines, Free Meals,
utils, WD, AC. 765-286-7132               water                                        land. $360/ea. Call 286-0797                 One of the best. UALA member.                                                       Drinks, Biggest Celebrity Parties!
                                          Call 284-9248                                                                             $300/ea + utils. Aug lease. 289-8050                                                On-Campus Marketing Reps Need-
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                                                                                                                            YOU SHOULD: GO SEE

                                                                                                                            WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
                                                                                                                            Team fights to keep undefeated record intact
                                                                                                                            as it takes on the unbeaten Illinois State Redbirds.
                                                                                                                            WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday WHERE: Worthen Arena COST: Free with Student ID

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL                                                                                                                                          MEN’S BASKETBALL

             “I don’t think we are anywhere close to playing at our full potential.”
                                                               KRISTA STEWART,
                                                                                                                                                            MRI shows knee injury
                                                                                                                                                            not season-ending
                                                                 Junior forward

Cardinals aim at record
Ball State attempts
                                                                                                                                                            True freshman will
                                                                                                                                                            play point guard if
                                                                                                                                                                                                   whole situation,” Buckley
                                                                                                                                                                                                   said. “Everybody’s optimistic
                                                                                                                                                                                                   and we’re just trying to be as
                                                                                                                                                                                                   positive as we can be.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     If Stovall doesn’t play on
                                                                                                                                                            needed on Saturday                     Saturday, Buckley will turn
to open season with                                                                                                                                                                                to freshman Maurice Acker
                                                                                                                                                            Sean Stevenson ■ Chief Reporter        to play the point guard posi-
best start in its history                                                                                                                                                                          tion. Acker’s playing style is
                                                                                                                                                              The injury that could have           similar to Stovall’s because
Andy Scheidler ■ Chief Reporter                                                                                                                             severely affected the men’s            he is a playmaker who can
                                                                                                                                                            basketball team’s season may           also score. Other players who
  The Ball State University wom-                                                                                                                            only affect the team for one           Buckley said could step into
en’s basketball team is looking                                                                                                                             game.                                  the point position are juniors
to make history. A win tonight                                                                                                                                MRI tests concluded that ju-         Chris Ames, Skip Mills and
would give the Cardinals (4-0)                                                                                                                              nior Peyton Stovall suffered           freshman Jalon Perryman.
their best start to open a sea-                                                                                                                             a left knee sprain and will              “We’re looking at just trying
son in school history.                                                                                                                                      be listed day-to-day for Sat-          to find out different guards
  The team standing in the                                                                                                                                  urday’s game against Butler.           who might be able to step
Cards way is fellow unbeaten                                                                                                                                Stovall, who is averaging 15           up,” Buckley said.
Illinois State. The Redbirds (4-                                                                                                                            points per game this season,             Another player who could
0) are off to their best start                                                                                                                              will go through treatment              step into the role is junior
since 1973-74. The teams will                                                                                                                               and rehabilitation the rest            Darren Yates. Buckley said
play at 7 p.m. tonight in Worth-                                                                                                                            of the week and his recovery           Yates could be ready to play
en Arena.                                                                                                                                                   will determine if he plays on          in Saturday’s game against
  Junior forward Krista Stewart                                                                                                                             Saturday.                              Butler. Yates met with doc-
said another win would give the                                                                                                                               Stovall suffered the knee in-        tors yesterday to determine if
Cards even more confidence.                                                                                                                                  jury in Ball State University’s        he can play and practice for
  “I think that accomplish-                                                                                                                                 win over Wright State on Sat-          this weekend.
ing something that our school                                                                                                                               urday when he went up for a              “We just want to make sure
hasn’t been able to yet would                                                                                                                               rebound and fell to the floor           everything’s in place and
be great,” Stewart said. “Obvi-                                                                                                                             holding his left knee. Stovall         ready to go,” Buckley said.
ously the big picture is that we                                                                                                                            stayed on the ground for a             “He’s done a terrific job of
want to win the [Mid-American                                                                                                                               few minutes before walking             maintaining stamina and
Conference], and no one has                                                                                                                                 himself to Ball State’s bench.         keeping his weight down. I
done that. So if we take small                                                                                                                                The sprain occurred in the           think it’s just a matter of get-
goals up to the MAC Champi-                                                                                              DN PHOTO/CHRIS FALLON, FILE        same knee that Stovall suf-            ting on the court and getting
onship, that will give us con-       FRESHMAN KILEY JARRETT steals the ball from North Dakota State’s Brenda Slyt. The Cardinals won the Ball State         fered an ACL tear in last sea-         back in shape.”
fidence when we go into the           Credit Union Classic on Sunday afternoon.                                                                              son’s Mid-American Confer-               The 6-foot-2-inch guard had
tournament.”                                                                                                                                                ence first-round tournament             surgery in mid-October to re-
  The Cards started 4-0 in 1999-     the Redbirds lone senior and Green sprained her right knee                     TODAY’S GAME:                           game.                                  pair a stress fracture in his
2000 before losing to Bradley        is the leading scorer at 17.2 in the closing seconds of Ball                   Illinois St. at Ball St.                  Coach Tim Buckley said he            right foot. He was expected
by two points. Ball State fin-        points per game.                     State’s victory over Evansville                                                   has been impressed with how            to miss six to eight weeks and
ished the season 16-13.                This will be the                               last Tuesday. She                Time: 7 p.m.                         Stovall has handled the in-            at least the first two games of
  One reason why the Cards are       fourth     straight                              missed both games                Attend: Worthen Arena                jury.                                  the regular season. Yates av-
unbeaten is their ability to gain    home game for                                    of the Ball State                                                       “We feel really good about           eraged 3.9 points per game in
                                     the Cards. Ball                                  Credit Union Clas-
                                                                                                                       Listen: WRCD 93.1 webcast,
big leads in the first half. Ball                                                                                                                            how he’s responded to the              28 games last season.
State is averaging nearly an 18      State has held                                   sic.                             WXFN 1340 AM
point lead at halftime.              its opponents to                                   Although       the
                                                                                                                    CARDINALS (4-0)
  Illinois State is a second-half    58.7 points per                                  Cards are unde-
team, outscoring its opponents       game at home                                     feated, Stewart said          NO. NAME             P     YR.   PTS.
162-111 after halftime this sea-     while     it    has                              there is still room
                                     scored 74.7.                                     for improvement.               1   Bolte, T.       G     Jr.   11.0
son. Ball State, however, has
been outscored in the second           “We have to                                      “I don’t think we           11   Corbin, K.      G     Jr.   9.8
half, 150-145.                       play defense as                                  are anywhere close            14   DeMuth, J.      G     So.   13.3
  Coach Tracy Roller said the        a team,” senior                                  to playing at our
two teams have players who           Raechelle Hamp-                                  full potential,” she          13   Hampton, R.     C     Sr.   8.3
match up similarly.                  ton said. “It’s                                  said. “Every day              35   Stewart, K.     F     Sr.   13.5
  “I think the difference might      not an individual                                in practice we still
come from experience,” Roller        thing. We have to Season history                 battle things that            REDBIRDS (4-0)
said. “We have a little more ex-     play together, de- A win for the Cardinals       we need to work
                                     fend together.”
                                                                                                                    NO. NAME             P     YR.   PTS.
perienced team.                                          tonight will give the team on. I think we’re at
  “Whoever takes care of the           F r e s h m a n its best start to open a       a good point at the           10   Cirone, K.      G     Fr.   14.0
ball, plays defense and does         guard       Porchia                              start of the year,            12   Sandstead, A.   G     So.   11.0
                                     Green        didn’t
                                                         season in school history. but we definitely
the little things will win.”
  Illinois State starts one se-      practice Tuesday The last time the Cardi-        can get better.”              24   Shelton, A.     F     So.   11.2
nior, two sophomores and two         and is day-to- nals started 4-0 was in                                         25   Hallstrom, H.   F/C   Sr.   17.2
freshmen. Holly Hallstrom is         day, Roller said. 1999-2000.                                                   35   Lewis, N.       C     Sr.   4.2
                                                                                                                                                                                              DN PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER WEDDLE, FILE
                                                                                                                                                            ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC TRAINER TONY COX and coach Tim Buckley
                                                                                                                                                            comfort Peyton Stovall after he took a hard fall against Wright State on
MAC                                                                                                                                                         Saturday.

Ohio University retains coach after drunk driving arrest                                                                                                    SCHOLARSHIP

Head coach of the                    contract.
                                       ‘‘I cannot crawl in a hole. I can-
                                     not take a step backward,’’ said
                                                                                                 Ohio Univer-
                                                                                                                   from any member of our de-
                                                                                                                   partment,’’ Hocutt said.
                                                                                                                     He said he and McDavis met
                                                                                                                                                            Donation in honor of men’s basketball fan
Bobcats apologizes                   Solich, whose team went 4-7 in                            sity President      with Solich and discussed the              A new scholarship has been created at Ball State University
                                     his first year after he spent six                          Roderick Mc-        possibility of firing him or ask-         to provide financial assistance to a men’s basketball player
for error in judgment                years as the coach at his alma                            Davis      said,    ing him to resign.                       each year.
                                     mater, Nebraska. ‘‘I can try to                           ‘‘There is a les-     Solich said he was trying to             The scholarship was endowed to honor Susan A. Bell, who
  ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A              use this as an experience in my                           son here. It is a   reach his players and hoped              was a long-time supporter of the men’s basketball program
day after he was convicted of        life that has happened. There’s                           lesson that all     to have a meeting at which he            before her death in 2004.
drunken driving, Frank Solich        no way I can take it back.’’           FRANK SOLICH has of us have to         would discuss what he had                  Bell’s husband, R. Donald Bell, created the fund with a
agreed on Tuesday to become            Solich, 61, was arrested Satur-      a career record of be much more        done wrong.                              $52,000 gift to the university.
involved in alcohol education        day night by police who found          58-19 at Nebraska conscientious          ‘‘My feeling is that when I have
                                                                                                                                                              Susan Bell, who was born in 1928 in Morgantown, Ky.,
initiatives on campus as part        him slumped over the wheel in          and finished 4-7 at in our behav-       an opportunity to get in front
of new conditions imposed on         his vehicle, which was facing                             ior.’’              of them, we’ll have a strong             enrolled at Ball State after the youngest of her three sons
                                                                            Ohio this year.                                                                 entered kindergarten when she was 40-years-old. She earned
him to keep his job as Ohio          the wrong direction on a one-                               Solich apolo-     discussion what this all means
University’s football coach.         way street.                                               gized in the        and where this is going to take          a bachelor’s degree in English with honors in 1972 from the
  Ohio athletic director Kirby         Solich was found guilty on           courtroom on Monday, then              us all,’’ Solich said. ‘‘We’ll try to    university.
Hocutt said at a news confer-        Monday after he pleaded no             apologized several times dur-          move forward from there.’’                 After graduating with the degree, Bell became one of the
ence that Solich has also agreed     contest. He had his license            ing Tuesday’s news conference.           Solich had a record of 58-19           men’s basketball team’s biggest fans and attended every
to publicly address his arrest and   suspended for 180 days, was              ‘‘Frank’s conduct was inap-          in his six years at Nebraska but         home game.
conviction and to be put on pro-     fined $250 and was ordered              propriate and does not repre-          was fired after the Cornhusk-               The Susan A. Bell scholarship will be awarded at the annual
bation for the remainder of his      to complete a three-day driver         sent the leadership we expect          ers went 7-7 in 2003.
                                                                                                                                                            men’s basketball banquet.