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Friday, October 21, 2011 www.TheStute.com Star-Ledger provided on campus compliments of The Stute. Volume CIX, Issue 8
Inauguration of Dr. Nariman Farvardin
Jeffrey Vock Photography
Stevens community officially welcomes seventh president of the Institute
Scholars showcase Parents and alumni Gala commemorates Homecoming
research greet Farvardin inauguration Weekend hits campus
Undergraduate and A reception and an address President Farvardin and Numerous Stevens sports
doctoral students displayed allowed the community to guests attended a formal teams defeated opponents
research findings. meet President Farvardin. gala at The Westin Hotel. and a barbecue was held.
See page 5. See pages 4-5. See page 5. See page 6-7.
Barito named NCAA Woman of the Year
by RUCHIKA SHARMA
Dobbins and Wharton
debate value of Congress
by HART WELLES professors were ready to duke
On Sunday October 16, it out. The thunder and light-
the National Collegiate Ath- If pro is the opposite of con, ning in the backdrop was
letic Association (NCAA) what’s the opposite of prog- apropos of the heated storm
Woman of the Year award ress? That’s what the crowd that was about to unfold. The
was handed to Stevens gradu- in Hayden Lounge was there score was Dobbins: three to
ate Laura Baritio. The award to find out for the 6th annual Wharton: two and neither op-
honors female student-ath- Dobbins vs. Wharton debate. ponent showed any signs of
letes who have distinguished This year’s topic: Congress. weakness. The two professors
themselves throughout their What is it good for? Profes- donned their boxing gloves
collegiate careers in academ- sor Gary Dobbins was for (yes, they actually had boxing
ic achievement, athletic ex- the opinion that Congress is gloves) and began the battle!
cellence, community service good for absolutely nothing, Wharton started off the de-
and leadership. Barito is the whereas Professor Jonathan bate. Approval rating for Con-
second individual from a Di- Wharton was certain that gress is between 8-13%. Even
vision III school to win this it was good for absolutely though it isn’t very popular
award in history, in addition something. now, Congress has proven
to being a two-time NCAA There room got so full its worth time and time again
national champion. Barito that additional chairs had to throughout history and it is
grew up in Arkadelphia, Ar- be conjured up so that every- there for a reason. “Ultimately
kansas, and is an eight-time one had a place to sit. The it’s the people’s house.” The
NCAA Photo pizza was gone in the first
See BARITO, page 10 The award honors female student athletes who have excelled in academics, athletics, service, and leadership. five minutes and the Stevens See DEBATE, page 11
Campus News: Opinion: WORLD NEWS: Sports:
Opinion: 2-3, 12-13
Inside Off-Center goes off
the deep end
A confederacy of
shown no mercy
Four Ducks score as
men’s soccer defeats Campus News: 10-11
dunces RU-Newark 4-0
On Friday October 14 and SIRTE, Libya (AP) - Features: 4-9, 15
Saturday October 15, Off-Cen- “The Bible says it, I believe Dragged from hiding in a SSI - The Stevens Institute
ter Productions, the Stevens it, that settles it.” That’s all well drainage pipe, a wounded of Technology men’s soccer Funnies: 14
sketch comedy group, put on and good if you’re a fundamen- Moammar Gadhafi raised his team (12-2) used four second-
Issue: their Unforgivable Show in
Babbio to a full audience. The
event showcased the...
talist Christian, but it’s a little
scary when it’s coming from,
say, the next presidential...
hands and begged revolution-
ary fighters: “Don’t kill me,
my sons.” Within an hour...
half goals to turn a 0-0 match
at the half into comfortable 4-0
victory over Rutgers...
World News: 16-17
Full story on page 10 Full op-ed on page 2 Full story on page 17 Full story on page 18
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A confederacy of dunces
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STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS
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NICOLE FRANKS NICHOLAS BARRESI
“The Bible says it, I believe tantly, he responded “yes.” As if
it, that settles it.” That’s all well that answer were not satisfactory
MATT GOCZALK TINO IVEZAJ
CAROLINA PELAEZ ASHLEY HILLER
JEFF PONNOR ROBERT HALE and good if you’re a fundamental- for the moderator, he asked if any of
DANIELLE FISCHER JOE BROSNAN ist Christian, but it’s a little scary the other candidates “disbelieved”
SONIA MANTZORIDOU-ONASI ALEXIS MOORE when it’s coming from, say, the next in evolution. Sen. Sam Brownback,
NICOLE FRANKS BRIANA GILMARTIN
presidential GOP candidate. Unfor- Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Rep. Tom
tunately, many of the Republicans
HART WELLES BAYINDIR CITAK
Tancredoall raised their hands. Re-
currently running in the 2012 elec- publican contender Ron Paul even
COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTORS tion campaign have already show- admitted in a 2007 video that he be-
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-Women’s Room- -Technically Speaking-
Dressing for the professional world Big.LITTLE: The little ARMs that could
by ALEXIS MOORE sure they all match) and the dresser while getting by TIM PIROG However, I cannot shake the the Cortex-A15, but has been
you’re all set for your in- ready at five in the morn- feeling that Intel or AMD modified for energy efficien-
During the past few terviews. For women, it’s ing in the dark was. Pants As I notice people with will not let it stay that way cy. The purpose of switch-
weeks, people have been slightly harder. don’t require you to wear smartphones more and for long. In the meantime, ing between the A7 and A15
preparing for job inter- Women have to bal- stockings, and ladies, you more, it is pretty hard to there has been quite a shift cores while processing the
views around school. ance professional with should wear stockings or stay away from the luxu- in the way ARMs will work same application is based on
Many people are com- comfortable, all while tights when you’re wear- rious abilities which lie in up and coming ‘super- the fact that the two devices
peting for the precious not showing too much ing a skirt. I don’t care if beneath its polycarbonate phones’ (the next geneartion are basically the same, but
Spring co-ops: a chance skin to prevent look- your place of employment exterior. What makes every of smartphones). In the next with different purposes. One
to get ahead in the busi- ing like a harlot. As a doesn’t require them; they touch so responsive and ev- few years, these cutting-edge of them is focused on raw
ness world and network woman who has gone look way better than your ery app load so fast? It’s the superphones are expected to power and the other is meant
with professionals who through this process to legs (even if they’re silky itty-bitty CPU which cuts utilize the new Cortex-A15 for energy-efficientcy. This
may help them get a ca- gain two jobs, both of smooth). Pants also gen- through our applications architecture, which will sig- was a smart move, and don’t
reer in the future. This is which asked me back, I erally don’t give you the like a hot knife through nificantly improve perfor- think that the Cortex-7 can’t
always a tense time on have a little experience option of looking like a butter. Smartphones are mance, but, as expected, will hold its own. It is said to be
campus, where the suits on dressing for success. prostitute. There are many typically powered by ARM put quite a load on the battery 20% faster than current chips
and business clothes have First, the huge debate is skirts that are too short processors: the iPhone 4s of the device. To combat poor and use 60% less energy.
to be washed and the in- whether to wear dress for work. I would sug- has an A5, which is basi- battery performance, ARM Switching between differ-
terviewees have to pre- pants or skirts. I person- gest using the rule where cally a dual-core ARM Cor- will implement big.LITTLE ent cores is nothing new. Lap-
pare. For women, it is ally am a fan of pants. the skirt has to reach past tex-A9 with a GPU; while processing, which joins the tops have been able to switch
even more of a challenge. With, pants I don’t have your fingertips for it to be Android/Windows Phone performance of the Cortex- between graphics cards, inte-
Men have it easy. Wear a to worry about crossing workplace appropriate, 7 has various Cortex-A9 A15 with the extremely ener- grated or discrete, for many
nice suit jacket, a tie, a my legs properly or when however many would sug- CPU/GPU combinations. gy-efficient Cortex-A7. The years now, providing the lap-
dress shirt, slacks, socks, the last time I bruised my Let’s face it - ARM is the Cortex-A7 shares the same
and dress shoes (make knee by bumping into See DRESS, page 4 CPU for mobile devices. architecture and feature set of See LITTLE, page 4
THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 3
Roving Reporter: “What is your favorite Pierce food?”
Curly fries. I don’t have one. Red jello.
- Gabriel Rivera - Sean Kelty - Brandon Griffin
Waffle with ice cream and oreo The grilled chicken wrap. Mashed potatoes.
topping with M&Ms on top.
- Stephanie Senkevich - Maura Quinn
- Jamie DeGennaro
-Mind of a Freshman- -Senioritis-
We do what we must because we can Sense of accomplishment
Freshman Parents’ Week- that happen. I felt awful last Being that it is now whether the reward is a
end was incredible. I went night; I knew I wasn’t doing about halfway through juicy burger, a day off, or
to the academic colloquium so well when my friends at this semester, I can’t even a job. Somehow that
and it far exceeded my ex- Pierce told me that I looked help but look at how this seems to make it all worth
pectations. I was amazed that horrible, while Saw is playing semester has progressed it in the end.
Stevens had two incredibly on a giant screen behind me. thus far, and what has Knowing that the big-
important people speaking on It’s never a good thing when been accomplished. gest sense of accomplish-
campus. It was a great expe- your friends find you to be Having just realized ment is yet to come, as
rience to hear from Dr. Kim ASHLEY HILLER scarier than a horror movie. I that I am now currently NICHOLAS BARRESI I look forward (why? I
and Dr. Chu. Really, it was proceeded directly back to my done with gym require- don’t know) to the job in-
pretty inspirational. Hear- Freshman Electrical dorm and slept – a lot. That ments - in my defense, I Senior Physics terviews, senior week, and
ing the speakers talk about Engineering Major seems to have gotten me back am a member of the old Major graduation, and that I’ll
the importance of innova- to feeling human, at least. track where I had to take soon be on my way. I can’t
tion through history and how made me impervious to sick- Regardless of how I’m 6-you kids get off easy narrowed in on my job help but be cautiously op-
our generation of engineers ness. I was sorely mistaken. feeling, I have a lot that I with 4 now-a-days! My search, or because I’ve timistic as I get ready. I’ve
will have a strong impact I’ve come down with some- want to accomplish and I application for candida- realized that I’m on my been learning from my
on the future made me want thing for the second time certainly haven’t lost sight of cy has been submitted, way to the real world af- mistakes (as many and of-
to work even harder to ac- since I arrived here. I can that while I’ve been sick. I and my masters plan is ter spending so much time ten as they are) and can’t
complish something that will only describe it as a watered refuse to let being sick get in set. I just sat through se- in the Stevens bubble, help but feel like I’ve
have a lasting impact on the down version of what I called the way of what I want to ac- nior portraits and year- but also because of some grown and experience a
world. Dr. Chu wants to push the freshman plague; the in- complish; it certainly makes book group photos. much needed personal ac- sense of confidenece as I
this country towards more re- credibly vexing twist is that things a lot harder, but I re- I don’t know about complishment as well. am leaving the long estab-
search and rely on innovative it seems to completely drain ally can’t afford to succumb the rest of you people, This past week I managed lished comfort zone.
ideas. Dr. Kim also stressed your body of energy. Perhaps to feeling this way. There are but I feel accomplished. to make the most outstand- In closing, I guess what
how important innovation is, someone among the students so many opportunities that We are now officially ing Bacon Cheeseburgers I’ve been getting at this
and he should know better here is secretly Android 19 were not previously available one quarter of the way - not Five Guys good, but week is to learn to appre-
than anyone. I heard so much and draining the energy of to me and I feel that it is very through out senior year. pretty good from scratch ciate when it is that you
about Bell Labs from my sci- their fellow classmates. Hope- important for me to take ad- Feeling like I haven’t if I do say so myself. I’ve accomplish a task, no mat-
ence and engineering teachers fully I’m not in the same boat vantage of them to the fullest. done too much in these learned to put myself out ter how large or small,
in high school; the transistor as Goku; this senzu bean has I’ve been actively contacting eight weeks, I’ve some- there a little more, and as the feeling is a great
and so many other incredible to work this time. After sleep- some professors about do- how managed to muster how to have a little more motivating force. Know-
things have been developed ing essentially the entire day, ing research and I’m focus- up enough strength to fun with my life as a re- ing how rough our time
there. I was fortunate enough with the exception of going ing on getting the most out finally (knock on wood) sult. is going to be as we start
to catch Dr. Kim before he to classes, I’m feeling a little of my time here. I’m really establish a routine for To put all of this in per- the mad dash to the mid-
left and had the opportunity to better. It is rather frightening looking forward to getting the semester. The fact spective, the general feel- point of this year, and the
talk to him. that homework and other ob- more involved in academics that it only took me half ing of accomplishment holiday break, that sense
On a slightly different note, ligations pile up so quickly and I would love to get some the semester is very un- has proven to be a moti- of accomplishment might
while things have been great, here. hands on/on the job experi- settling, but this semes- vational boost of sorts as as well be as good a fuel
I’ve been feeling slightly Earlier in the year, the ence. Learning material in a ter hasn’t been known the weeks and work start source as pizza and “bev-
overwhelmed by things over workload was light enough classroom is very important, for being nice. to pile up. Knowing that erages” will be once we
the last few days. It honestly that sleeping in lieu of do- but real life experience is Now the general feel- a reward is coming down get that far.
feels like there aren’t enough ing homework right away something irreplaceable. I’m ing of accomplishment the pipe is probably one of 8 weeks in and 8 to go,
hours in the day to get every- was a viable option. I realize going to push myself towards that presides is not only the best forms of motiva- and did I mention how I’m
thing done. Stevens has a lot now that during the school getting better so that I can ef- because I’ve finally tion out there in the world, feeling accomplished?
to offer, but it’s proving to be year, that just isn’t possible. ficiently manage my time. I
difficult to take advantage of I almost missed doing a We- think it’s time for me to wrap
everything, especially while bAssign assignment tonight; up. After all, I have experi-
sick. I thought that my mas- I’ve never lost track of when ments to run and there is re-
sive intake of vitamins and those are due before and I search to be done. Until next
orange juice had essentially was really shocked that I let time, I bid you adieu.
“The SGA Cabinet and EC Executive Board would like to congratu-
late Chris Miles Bado and Matt “Nando” Kelly on receiving the bid
for Boken 2012: Boken of the Living Dead! The presentations for this
year’s themes were all very well done and were great themes. SGA
and EC had a very long discussion, and the vote was very close.
Boken of the Living Dead is - you guessed it - a zombie-themed Boken, cen-
tered around popular zombie genre movies. The theme was (pardon the pun)
very fleshed out, and SGA and EC are expecting a spectacular Boken 2012.
Good thing Inauguration was this weekend. Campus
doesn’t need zombies ruining the new landscaping.”
Please recycle this issue
of The STuTe when
you finish reading.
PAGE 4 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 THE STUTE
Features InauguratIon Weekend
Community gathers at presidential inauguration
Dr. Farvardin was inaugurated as Stevens seventh president on Friday, October 14. Jeffrey Vock Photography
by RUCHIKA SHARMA After lunch, the next major part of the day was Stevens alumnus Lawerance T. Babbio, CEO of Ve-
the Procession. As the Stevens Orchestra played rizon and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. This
On Friday, October 14, Stevens formally in- Jean Sibelius' Andante Festivo for Strings, del- was followed by a musical interlude by the Stevens
ducted the University's seventh president, Dr. Nari- egates from over 30 universities, including Har- Orchestra and wonderful words from Dr. Jeong
man Farvardin. This was the first time for many vard, Cornell, and Princeton, and faculty of Stevens Kim, Mayor Dawn Zimmer, Provost Korfiatis, and
on campus to see the school celebrate in such a walked down Castle Point into Schaefer Gym. Stu- Dr. Dilhan Kalyon. Stevens students welcomed the
manner. The whole day was filled with events that dents, parents and other visitors to campus were President with an amusing video, while Richard
commended Dr. Favardin’s contributions to the lined along the sides of the walkway to cheer and Sanchez represented the student body with a beauti-
professional and academic worlds. Many important greet people who came to congratulate Dr. Farvard- ful speech and Alumni Association President Mark
officials from different sectors were here to witness in. LaRosa spoke on behalf of the University’s alumni.
a truly historic event. Over 60 student volunteers Once in the gymnasium, Dr. Dilhan Kalyon, In- At this time, another musical interlude was given
woke up at at 7 a.m. to help make the day a suc- stitute Professor and Chair of the Faculty Council by opera singer Carmen Balthrop and her accompa-
cess. welcomed guests and the Stevens Student Cadets nist Lester Green. Balthrop previously preformed
After the Academic Colloquium held that morn- Air Force ROTC Detachment 490 and Task Force with prestigious groups such as the Metropolitan
ing, important VIPs, including vice chairmans of Pirate Army ROTC presented the New Jersey and Opera and at the White House.
many large companies such as Washington Mutual United States flags. This was followed by the Na- The most important part of the day was the in-
and JP Morgan, the CEO of JP Morgan, and many tional Anthem by the Stevens Choir and a brief vestiture of the president, which was done by Bab-
close friends of Dr. Farvardin were invited to Walk- speech by Dr. Maureen Weatherall, Vice President bio, followed by an inaugural address which left
er Gymnasium (which at this time was transformed for University Enrollment and also part of the pres- everyone in the room in awe. The inauguration ap-
into a beautiful banquet hall setting) for a five star idential search committee. propriately ended with the Stevens choir singing
meal. Some student volunteers who were paired Invocation was given by Monsignor Robert S. the alma mater and the Stevens Inauguration Or-
up with VIP officials during the day were lucky Meyer, Pastor, from Saints Peter and Paul Church, chestra playing Symphony for String Orchestra in
enough to be invited. and a special welcome was given by prestigious G Major.
Parents and alumni greet Farvardin at President’s Reception
by ASHLEY HILLER the reception. People at- good sampling of what the stage. They played pieces mance gave the audience Samuel Barber. Fei Deng
tending the event were DeBaun Center has to of- including two movements the chills. The rest of the neatly concluded the eve-
This past Saturday at 3 greeted with a variety of fer. The evening started from “Spring,” one of performances certainly ning, playing Chopin’s
p.m., the library was filled musical acts that resonated off with the Allegro Maes- four concertos by Vivaldi did not fail to live up to Prelude in D Flat Major.
with music and chatter throughout the library and toso movement “Rondeau” that make up his cycle the high expectations set The performances were
during the President’s Re- gave the evening a feel- by Gustave Mouret from “Four Seasons,” Alle- by the first few perform- all of a very high caliber;
ception for Freshman Par- ing of sophistication. The Handel’s “Water Music.” gro, and Pastorale Dance ers. Student Xiao Liu their many hours of prac-
ents and Alumni. The event performers for the evening While the piece was begin- from Mozart’s Concerto plated Chopin’s Nocturne ticing have certainly paid
gave freshman parents were introduced by Betha- ning, many people were in G. Combined with the in C Sharp; the power- off. Jerry Ficeto, Jazz
the opportunity to interact ny Reeves, the director and still finding their way into elegant decorations and ful piece was executed Band and Concert Band
with Dr. Farvardin, faculty conductor of the choir at the library; this piece was backdrop of the great hall precisely and elegantly conductor and coach of
members, and a variety of Stevens. certainly the perfect wel- and the Stevens room, the on the piano. Students the Brass and Flute En-
students in a welcoming There is certainly no coming piece and was per- flutists made the environ- Veena Ramakrishnan sembles, Aysegul Du-
environment. The Musi- shortage of musical talent formed flawlessly by the ment feel quite refined. and David De Rosa sang rakoglu, piano instructor
cal Showcase, presented on the Stevens campus; Stevens Brass Ensemble. A few students remarked the duet “Tonight” from for students, and Bethany
by the DeBaun Center for the musical showcase cer- The Stevens Flute Ensem- that there should be more West Side Story. The two Reeves, choral conduc-
Performing Arts, opened tainly gave the audience a ble was next to take front times when this music is showcased their voices tor, must have been in-
being played while they and put on an impressive credibly proud of their
study. performance. Mengting students. After all of the
Schedule of Events
David Zimmerman, the Guo played a violin solo performances had con-
Executive Director of the of Bach’s Sonata No. 1 cluded, parents and stu-
DeBaun Center, played in G Minor. The intensity dents had the chance to
the piano accompani- with which she played sample the many hors
ment for student Donna the piece was very appar- d’oeuvres that were pro-
Student Research Colloquium Barden as she sang the ent and seemed to reach vided for the evening.
Babbio Center, 3:00 p.m. classic “It’s All Right the audience. Amanda Everyone was given the
With Me” by Cole Por- Llamanzares played opportunity to engage the
Grad. Students Meet & Greet ter. Her incredible voice
easily carried through
Chopin’s Nocturne Op.
9 beautifully on piano.
performers, Dr. Farvard-
in, and others in conver-
Babbio Center, 5:00 p.m. the great hall and her Alicia Mahon sang “Sure sation for the duration of
professional-level perfor- on this Shining Night” by the event.
Oct. 14 Academic Colloquium
DeBaun Auditorium, 9:00 a.m.
Canavan Arena, 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Farvardin Address to
Oct. 15 Freshmen Parents
DeBaun Auditorium, 9:30 a.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch
Bissinger Room, 10:30 a.m.
President’s Reception for
Freshmen Parents and Alumni
S.C. Williams Library, 3:00 p.m.
Presidential Inauguration Gala
Westin Hotel, Jersey City, 7:00 p.m.
The Musical Showcase gave the event a feeling of sophistication. Jeffrey Vock Photography
THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 5
Farvardin attends academic colloquium
by ASHLEY HILLER rate Strategy. These two very a little bit of sleep. He
Scholars showcase research
distinguished guests contrib- conveyed the importance
To commemorate the in- uted greatly to the discus- of invention and entre-
auguration of Dr. Nariman sion. preneurship in the United
Favardin, Stevens Institute Dr. George Korfiatis, the States and the implications
of Technology held an Aca- provost of Stevens stepped of our actions now on the
demic Colloquium. This col- up to the podium and ex- future of the country. Hav-
loquium served as a quintes- pressed that at Stevens In- ing said that, Dr. Korfiatis
sential academic forum for stitute of Technology, inno- stepped down and Chris-
the major issues faced by so- vation and entrepreneurship tine Lagorio stepped up to
ciety today and how univer- have always been the Insti- speak.
sities, such as Stevens, can tute’s core values; a tradition Christine Lagorio is the
contribute to the solutions of that every faculty member Executive Editor of Inc.
these issues by molding the at Stevens strives to uphold. com and oversees the cov-
next generation of innovators Dr. Korfiatis said that con- erage of a variety of sub-
and entrepreneurs. For this cern had arisen on his part jects for Inc. Magazine’s
colloquium, Dr. Farvardin, when he read Tomas Fried- (a publication targeted
Dr. Ronald S. Besser and Dr. man’s last book, “That Used towards business owners
Frank T. Fisher were joined to Be Us: How America and entrepreneurs) web-
by Dr. Steven Chu, the US Fell Behind in the World It page. These include busi-
Secretary of Energy and Dr. Invented and How We Can ness startups, marketing,
Jeong Kim, Vice President of Come Back.” Dr. Korfiatis innovation, and the best
Alcatel-Lucent and the Presi- told the audience that read- industries to start and grow
dent of Bell Labs and Corpo- ing this book made him lose a business. She knows
what hard economic times
the country is facing and
backs Dr. Korfiatis’s em-
phasis on invention. She
talked about the impor-
tance of “disruptive in- Provost Korfiatis talks to Mrs. Farvardin about his work. Jeffrey Vock Photography
novation,” innovation that
is promoted and will have by NICOLE FRANKS gram is an invitation-only gram committee to be chosen
a large impact on society program, where students are for this position.
and thus will create new On Thursday, October selected during the under- This event was described
markets in the country. She 13, the Student Research graduate admission process, by both Scholars and Tech-
says that young Ameri- Colloquium kicked off the or after obtaining a mini- nogenesis students alike as
cans must be armed with weekend of events related to mum GPA of 3.8 after their a valuable way to spend a
the tools to invent and to President Farvardin’s Inau- first semester at Stevens. summer. According to Ste-
get their ideas out there; guration. This event show- Each Scholar is given a fac- vens Scholar Darshi Shah
young Americans will cased the work of Stevens ulty advisor to aid in their re- described the event as “a per-
have to “convince a lot of Scholars and Technogenesis search and/or design during fect opportunity to meet po-
skeptical people of [their] Summer Research students. the academic and summer tential employers, such as the
ideas.” She poses the ques- Over summer break, these terms. The Technogenesis CEO and CFO of multiple
tion “How do we create a selected students have access Summer Research Program companies.”
country with the culture to different research facili- gives undergraduate students Members of the commu-
and education to support ties and are assigned faculty a unique opportunity over an nity were able to enjoy light
the next Ford or Jobs?” Af- mentors. The 88 undergradu- eight week period during the refreshments as they engaged
ter providing a good foun- ate projects showcased all summer. Students choose a with students throughout
dation for the colloquium’s academic majors and inter- suitable project and advisor, Babbio atrium. Doctoral stu-
Jeffrey Vock Photography ests. and submit a proposal to the dent presentations were also
Dr. Farvardin and Dr. Chu watch the presentation. See ACADEMIC, page 11 The Stevens Scholars Pro- Technogenesis Research Pro- on display during the event.
Farvardin: If the students succeed, Stevens succeeds
by ASHLEY HILLER Technology and expressed comments from the parents. also includes around 30,000 that “this institution was skills, he believes that “it is
his enthusiasm for work- He invited all the parents alumni, as well as many founded by a family of in- [the Institute’s] job to pre-
The parents and families ing with the students. “The back to the campus. It is Dr. neighbors, supporters, and ventors and entrepreneurs” pare them for success in the
of the freshman students success of Stevens and the Farvardin’s view that the parents. The numbers only and that this spirit still runs world.” Dr. Farvardin spoke
filled DeBaun Auditorium success of the students are greatest success in this com- continue to grow, and Dr. strong in students today. about the importance of stu-
this past Saturday morn- connected... you succeed, munity will be making this Farvardin would like to cre- Dr. Farvardin told the audi- dents having proper values.
ing, waiting to hear from we succeed.” When he family bigger. The faculty ate a greater sense of unity ence that he’s been building This was backed by Ste-
Dr. Farvardin, the newly opened the floor for ques- and students are the core of and pride among members academic entrepreneurial vens’ long history of having
inaugurated president of tions from the audience, he the institution and uphold of the community. programs for almost fifteen students abide by an honor
Stevens. When he first took was welcomed with positive its reputation. This group Dr. Farvardin stressed years, and it’s important to code. The Institute cares
the stage, he assured the instill these values in stu- about the students’ character
parents that their children dents regardless of their just as much as their intel-
are in good hands and that field. He wants to give stu- ligence, skills, and profes-
the Institute will help each dents the opportunity to sionalism. The Institute also
student reach his or her full “take their ideas and wrap cares about the students’
potential. He explained that them” for commercial use. well-being during their time
“roses become most beauti- “Just ideas aren’t enough” at Stevens; “[we] care about
ful and bless their surround- for something great to hap- the safety and security of
ings when they bloom. I pen. There is a program at our students, emotionally
view our students as roses.” Stevens where students are and physically.” He stresses
Dr. Farvardin promised that formed into groups of three that there are resources that
the Institute will provide a to five students and work on students have on campus
nourishing environment that a project they deem com- for any problem that they
will cultivate the minds of mercially important for two may encounter; the Institute
the students and allow them years. One out of five of the wants to see the students
to grow into the future gen- groups winds up going into become individuals that can
eration of engineers and en- business. succeed in the work world.
trepreneurs. The students of Stevens Great ideas and individu-
Dr. Farvardin welcomed receive a broad-based edu- als have come from this in-
the parents and students cation. Dr. Farvardin does stitution in the past and Dr.
into the ever-growing fam- Jeffrey Vock Photography not think it is the Institute’s Farvardin is eager to uphold
ily of Stevens Institute of At his address, Farvardin assured parents that Stevens will cultivate the minds of their children. job to teach the students just this proud tradition.
Students, alumni commemorate historic inauguration at gala
by MATTHEW with the school’s forbearers. The Stute. Swenson told the heart-warming and humorous
NEUTEBOOM Recent graduates rekindled crowd that Stevens gave him introduction for the man of
old friendships while the his unyielding persistence the hour. As Dr. Farvardin ap-
A group of Stevens stu- older generation reminisced that allowed him to succeed proached the podium to make
dents, dressed to the nines about times when the Stevens in the face of frustration and his speech he received a rous-
in dapper tuxedos and fine Castle still sat perched atop opposition. ing standing ovation. Over-
dresses, convened in the Castle Point. The Charles V. Schaefer whelmed by the welcome he
Westin Hotel in Jersey City In addition to celebrating Jr. Entrepreneur Award was had received from the Ste-
to attend the Presidential In- the new president, that eve- granted to John Puente, Di- vens community, he vowed
auguration Gala on Saturday, ning two awards were pre- rector of Micros Systems, to tap into the enthusiasm be-
October 15. Though Stevens sented to notable alumni: The Inc. and an IEEE Life Fellow. ing showcased by the alumni
holds an annual gala for the Stevens Honor Award, and Now 81, Puente has founded that night to further improve
members of the Edwin A. the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. numerous telecommunica- Stevens. Farvardin stated that
Stevens Society, this year’s Entrepreneur Award. The Ste- tions companies including his goal was to unite the en-
gala was marked by the his- vens Honor Award, bestowed Digital Communications Cor- tire Stevens community and
toric inauguration of Dr. Nari- upon a person for notable poration (now Hughes Net- to give their energy drive
man Farvardin, and the event achievement in any profes- work Systems) and South- and direction. He thanked his
drew out more attendees than sion or field of endeavor, ernNet. He even led the team wife and his daughter and the
any other gala in Stevens his- was this year given to J. Scott that launched the first inter- men and women around the
tory. It was many of these stu- Swenson ‘74, a mechanical national private telecommu- room for helping him find his
dents’ first experience with an engineer from Stevens and nications satellite into space new family at Stevens. Jeffrey Vock Photography
event of this magnitude, but chairman of Conduit Capi- at Orion Network Systems, After Dr. Farvardin re- The inauguration coincided with this year’s Edwin A. Stevens gala.
for many of the school’s suc- tal Partners, LLC. Despite Inc. He also served in the Air ceived his second standing
cessful and famous alumni his success throughout his Force from 1948 to 1952 and ovation of the evening, Ed Eichhorn at a board meeting fully, he announced that not
it was a time to welcome the education, Swenson admit- is the younger step-brother of Eichhorn ’69, Vice Presi- that if he didn’t have $10 mil- only had they met their goal,
new president, reunite with ted that he did not try very the legendary musician Tito dent for Development, took lion of it by the time the gala but had surpassed it by $2
one another, and give thanks hard in high school. That Puente. the stage to make the clos- rolled around, he wouldn’t be million that very night raising
to their alma mater. Alumni seems to have changed at After the awards presenta- ing remarks and to discuss invited to attend. Eichhorn, a total of $12 million, elicit-
of all ages could be seen Stevens however, and Swen- tion and dinner, Chairman of Stevens’ current ambitious who had already procured a ing thunderous applause from
shaking hands and speaking son quickly became heavily the Board of Trustees Law- three year $30 million fun- tuxedo for the event, decided the crowd. It was a wonderful
with the newly elected presi- involved in sports and activi- rence T. Babbio, Jr. ‘66 and draising campaign. Interest- that he would serve drinks evening and a historic occa-
dent while students sipped ties at Stevens, including be- Tandice Farvardin, Dr. Far- ingly enough, Lawrence T. to patrons in the hotel lobby sion that will be remembered
champagne and hobnobbed coming the Editor-in-Chief of vardin’s daughter, made a Babbio Jr. ’66, jokingly told should that happen. Thank- fondly for years to come.
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Features inauguraTion Weekend
Homecoming hits campus
falls to Averett and
Nikish scores a hat trick as
New Paltz field hockey downs Elmira
SSI – On Saturday, man Katie Hall both re-
October 15, the Stevens corded two kills, while
Institute of Technology Caulson also registered
women’s volleyball team six digs and two blocks.
dropped both matches in In the four-set falter
a tri-match at Canavan to New Paltz, 19-25, 25-
Arena on Senior Day. The 18, 25-19, 25-18, Kow-
Ducks fell to Averett Uni- alska led all players with
versity, 3-0, in the open- 17 kills and added seven
ing match, and then was digs.
on the wrong end of a 3-1 Gates put together
decision to SUNY New a solid effort for the
Paltz. Stevens has a week Ducks with a match-high
off before traveling up to 44 assists and chipped in
Rochester, N.Y. for the eight digs and two kills.
second round of Empire 8 Janes and Dickinson
Conference crossover play. combined for 21 kills
In the three-set loss, 25- and four blocks in the
19, 25-14, 26-24, senior loss. Janes tallied 10
Kate Janes and sophomore kills and two blocks,
Chrissy Dickinson led while Dickinson re-
the Ducks with eight kills corded 11 kills and two
each. Janes also paced blocks as well.
Stevens with five blocks Sophomore Hannah
and added four digs, while Gasper paced the Ducks
Dickinson chipped in two back line with 13 digs,
blocks and two digs. while Caulson registered
Junior Maggie Kow- five kills and four digs.
alska tallied a team-high Stevens plays three
10 digs to go along with matches at St. John Fish-
four blocks and a service er College next weekend The Ducks broke their single-game shot record. Derek Smith
ace. Sophomore Samantha on October 21 and 22.
Gates dished out a team- The Ducks will take on SSI – The Stevens In- the Ducks. She made one Score Shots Saves Corners
best 13 assists with five Alfred University, El- stitute of Technology field save in 35 minutes.
digs. mira College and Ithaca hockey team topped Elmira Stevens scored in the 20th Elmira 2 3 15 2
Stevens’ sophomore College over the two- College 5-2 in its homecom- minute when Nikish and
Mary Caulson and fresh- day event. ing game on Saturday after- sophomore Rachel Chavez Stevens 5 54 1 15
noon. The Ducks dominated broke free on a 2-on-none
1 2 3 the statsheet but had to claw breakaway. Chavez slipped netted an equalizer 1:21 later down the right side, found
for the win against a scrappy a cross to the junior captain but the Ducks scored three her way into the circle be-
Averett 25 25 26 Elmira team that kept the for the easy score. Elmira times over the final 12:41 to fore launching a rocket of a
game tied until 58:19. Junior was able to pull even with 12 secure the win. shot into the lower-left cor-
Stevens 19 14 24 captain Mary Nikish scored seconds left in the first when Sophomore back Megan ner.
three times to lead Stevens back Shannon Nelligan Traub notched her seventh The Ducks’ final score
offensively. scored her fourth of the year. of the year on a penalty came with 0:00 on the clock
1 2 3 4 The Ducks broke the pro- The Ducks and Soaring corner with assists going to and it was Nikish’s third of
gram’s single-game shots re- Eagles (2-10 overall, 2-3 senior captains Jillian Price the game and ninth of the
New Paltz 19 25 25 25 cord, taking a remarkable 54 Empire 8) played scoreless and Mallory Swanson on season. Price notched her
on the day. Elmira only took hockey for the first 15-plus the play. Sophomore Katie team-high 12th assist of the
Stevens 25 18 19 18 three total but tallied on two minutes of the second period Achilles, one of the Ducks’ season the play.
of them. before an unassisted tally top defenders, was able to Stevens will return to ac-
Sophomore Lauren from Nikish broke the dead- get into the scoring column tion on October 19 when it
Thomas made 15 saves in lock, banging home a loose for the first time in her ca- hosts in-state rival Rowan
the loss while junior Meg ball in front. reer to give the Ducks a 4-2 University for a non-confer-
Collins earned the win for A feisty Elmira team edge 2:43 later. She dribbled ence tilt at 5 p.m.
Women's cross country place Men's cross country finishes
eighth at CTC Championships third at CTC Championships
Team Scores Team Scores
Team Total 1 2 3 4 5 6* 7* Average Time Team Total 1 2 3 4 5 6* 7* Average Time
29. Jamie Brabston 13. Michael Cahill
Rowan 22 1 2 4 6 9 11 13 18:58.78 36. Katie Castro Rowan 36 3 4 8 9 12 16 23 27:02.36 19. Thomas Cunningham
Philadelphia 55 3 8 12 15 17 30 52 19:37.20 NJIT 65 1 2 7 25 30 40 45 27:11.22
St. Joe’s - L.I. 117 14 16 20 25 42 51 56 20:31.90 44. Laura Lemke Stevens 120 13 19 20 29 39 44 58 27:49.84 20. Bradford Antes
Stockton 120 7 19 21 33 40 43 47 20:36.68 49. Christine Hecker Felician 123 5 24 26 27 41 63 27:45.72 29. Andrew Turnage
DeSales 130 18 26 27 28 31 35 37 20:46.91 61. Melissa Murphy DeSales 139 11 14 34 38 42 48 49 28:01.37 39. Michael Maglio
CUNY-Hunter 171 10 24 34 50 53 69 71 21:09.31 62. Amira Dardir Stockton 148 21 28 31 33 35 43 75 27:59.53 44. David DeWan
Georg. Court 179 22 23 41 45 48 55 57 21:16.54 Philadelphia 169 10 15 18 62 64 71 77 28:17.43
68. Maura Quinn St. Joe’s - L.I. 188 17 22
58. Andrew Verderame
Stevens 219 29 36 44 49 61 62 68 22:02.80 37 53 59 66 67 28:26.28
SSI – At Liberty State of 18:35.29. Ducks freshmen SSI – At Liberty State Park the top overall runner, who in 20th with a 27:38.49 8K
Park on October 15, the Senior Jamie Brabston Christine Hecker and on October 15, the Stevens clocked in a time of 26:38.04. performance.
Stevens Institute of Tech- was the top overall finish- Melissa Murphy were Institute of Technology men’s Stevens’ top runner came Sophomore Andrew Tur-
nology women’s cross er for the Ducks, placing the final top-five run- cross country team placed by way of sophomore Mi- nage and freshman Michael
country team placed 29th overall out of 138 to- ners for Stevens. Heck- third overall out of 14 institu- chael Cahill. Cahill placed Maglio rounded out the top-
eighth overall out of 15 tal runners with a time of er turned in a time of tions on the 8K course in the 13th individually out of 148 five runners for Stevens with
schools on the 5K course 21:05.65. 21:57.24 to place 49th, multi-divisional race in the total runners with a time of respective finishes of 29th and
in the multi-divisional Sophomores Katie while Murphy recorded Collegiate Track Conference 27:23.95. 39th overall. Turnage turned
race in the Collegiate Castroagudin and Laura a 23:59.19 to finish in Championships. Rowan Uni- Two other Ducks run- in a time of 27:54.75, while
Track Conference Cham- Lemke posted solid per- 61st place. versity claimed top honors as ners tallied top-20 finishes in Maglio crossed the line with a
pionships. Rowan Univer- formances, finishing 36th The Ducks will wait a team with 36 points. freshman Thomas Cunning- 28:34.64.
sity claimed top honors as and 44th, respectively. until October 30 to com- The Ducks accumulated ham and senior Brad Antes. The Ducks will wait until
a team with 22 points. Castroagudin clocked in pete in the Empire 8 120 total points, while New Cunningham crossed the line October 30 to compete in the
Rowan also turned at 21:22.11, while Lemke Conference Champion- Jersey Institute of Technol- in 19th place with a final time Empire 8 Conference Cham-
in the top runner of the crossed the line with a ship in Saratoga Springs, ogy was the meet’s runner-up of 27:37.35, while Antes was pionship in Saratoga Springs,
event, who posted a time time of 21:49.78. N.Y. at 10 a.m. with 65 points. NJIT also had directly behind Cunningham N.Y. at 10 a.m.
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THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 7
Ducks dominate on land and sea
Men's swimming rolls to 153-88 Men's soccer
shuts out Ithaca
win over Montclair State Score Shots Saves Fouls
Ithaca 0 12 5 7
Stevens 1 16 2 10
SSI – Junior Victor Daza tistically: Ithaca led 6-5 in
of the Stevens Institute of shots and both teams had
Technology men’s soccer each taken one corner kick.
team scored the only goal Three minutes into the
of the Ducks’ homecoming second, Daza and Adler
game with Ithaca College tired to hook up again but
on Saturday evening in bat- could not get a shot off in a
tle of teams with unblem- good scoring opportunity in
ished Empire 8 records. the North side of the field.
Sophomore goalkeeper Paul Ithaca then had perhaps
Killian earned the shut- its best chance of the after-
out for Stevens (11-2, 4-0), noon. Tim Goldman drilled
while the Bombers fell to two point-blank shots four
4-6-1 and 3-1 in the league. seconds apart, but one was
The match began slowly, blocked down and the other
with just three shots taken saved by Killian to keep the
between the two teams in game 1-0.
the first 20 minutes as the The Bombers played
two sides spent the opening more desperately in the final
stretch of the game feeling quarter hour and engineered
each other out. two runs where their at-
Finally, 22 minutes into tackers gained a step on the
the game, Zach Adler found Stevens defense. The first
Daza in space outside the one resulted in a shot over
box and fed it to him on the the crossbar, the next was
left side. Daza corralled the redirected to give Ithaca a
Junior John Hu helped lead the Ducks to breaking four pool records during the meet. Derek Smith pass and surveyed his op- corner kick that would ulti-
tions before faking a drive mately prove fruitless.
SSI – The Stevens Insti- Alex Benham placing first Mitchel Epperly swept the Stevens swam the rest and then drilling a high shot The Bombers’ final shot
tute of Technology men’s (9:54.15), freshman Wes- 200-yard butterfly (1:54.79, of the day’s races in ex- over both the Itahca defend- came with four minutes
swimming team broke four ley Elford taking second 2:03.41, 2:07.11). Hu’s time hibition but Benham’s er and the goalkeeper for the left, though they did make
De Baun Aquatic Center (9:56.95), and rookie Car- was the Ducks’ third pool- 4:56.17 would have been score. the final seconds interesting
pool-records en route to a los Blandon finishing third record on the day. good enough for a win For the rest of the half the with a corner kick at 89:32
convincing 153-88 win over (10:21.25). Hessler and Munt went in the 500-yard freestyle, Ducks tried to duplicate that that saw even the goalten-
visiting Montclair State Sophomores Nick Noga, one-two in the 50-yard free- while Rees would have score and generate chances der up front attempting to
University in the season- Conor Arcuri, and Elijah style with times of 21.84 won the 100-yard butter- with long passes, but no get the trying strike. But the
opener for both school on Davis went one-two-three and 22.41, while Huyett and fly with a 53.81. Charriez other pair connected. There ball was punched back into
Saturday afternoon. The in the 200-yard freestyle junior Derek Smith placed had the fastest time in the was, however, an exciting the Itahca zone, sealing the
Ducks had the fastest time (1:48.14, 1:51.64, 1:52.12), first and second in the 100- 200-IM (2:01.49) as did pile-up in front of the Itahca Ducks’ 10th straight win.
in all 16 events on the after- while Charriez, Hanak, and free (48.67, 49.08). Hanak’s the 400-yard freestyle team goal after a free-kick oppor- The Ducks continue their
noon. senior captain Ben Watkins 1:59.46 won the 200-yard of Huyett, Munt, Smith, tunity, but the half expired homestand on Tuesday eve-
Junior Greg Charriez, did the same in the 100- backstroke. He was fol- and Hessler. In the 400- without a shot taken. ning as they will host Rut-
sophomore Brian Gine- yard backstroke (52.65, lowed by Noga (2:01.80) free relay, the Ducks set a The teams were neck- gers-Newark at the DeBaun
baugh, junior Daniel Munt, 54.14, 59.67). Charriez’s and Elford (2:06.56). new pool-record with their and-neck at the break sta- Athletic Complex at 7 p.m.
and sophomore Tyler Hes- time was also a new De Hu’s second win of the 3:13.89.
sler started the day with a Baun record. day came in the 200-yard Stevens will return to
pool-record time in the 200-
yard medley relay, clocking
Ginebaugh won the 100-
yard breaststroke with a
time of 1:03.47, and ju-
breaststroke with a time of
2:11.60. Ginebaugh and
senior captain Mark Bag-
action at the New York
University Fall Invitational
next weekend. The Ducks
Stevens swept the 1,000-
yard freestyle with junior
nior John Hu, freshman
Jack Rees, and sophomore
niewski took second and
third (2:20.26, 2:22.26).
will face NYU and SUNY
Cortland. dominates Alfred
Score Shots Saves Fouls
Women's swimming cruises to Alfred 0 2 10 11
season-opening win over Montclair Stevens 3
SSI – The Stevens Institute
27 1 12
to 3-0. Johnson now has two
SSI – The Stevens In- of Technology women’s soc- goals on the season, while
stitute of Technology cer team raced out to a 2-0 ad- Heine is second on the team
women’s swimming team vantage in the first three and with 14 points scored.
cruised to a 160-94 win a half minutes of their home- Bagley recorded her first
on Saturday at the De coming game versus Alfred marker of her career on a free
Baun Aquatic Center in University on Saturday after- kick from 24 yards out just
the season-opener for both noon and never looked back 1:40 into the second half to
schools. Stevens set a pair as the Ducks won by a final end the scoring for the Ducks.
of new pool-records and of 4-0. The Ducks have now With the goal, Bagley be-
had the top time in 16-of- won five-straight games, in- comes the 10th Duck to tally
16 events on the afternoon. cluding three in the Empire 8 a goal and 12th to record a
Sophomore Louise Conference. point in the 2011 season.
Moores, freshman Brittany Junior Brittany Odgers, Junior Teegan Kelly was
Geyer, freshman Sharon senior Kathleen Schuckers, only forced to make one save
Rooker, and junior Hay- freshmen Georgia Johnson in all 90 minutes of action to
ley Hatfield started the and Megan Bagley all scored earn her first victory and first
afternoon strongly with a for Stevens in the victory. shutout this season.
pool-record in the 200-yard Odgers also handed out Stevens held a distinct edge
medley relay, clocking a an assist, while sophomore in shots over Alfred, 27-2,
1:51.72. Bridgette Barden and fresh- including 10-1 on goal, and
Freshman Nicole Miller man Ann Heine also picked topped the Saxons in corners,
won her first collegiate up assists in the contest. 9-3.
event, clocking an 11:10.82 Just 2:30 into the game, The Ducks have put to-
in the 1,000-yard freestyle. Odgers picked up her third gether a five-game winning
Senior captain Kim Mc- goal of the season on a pass streak and have outscored
Caffrey placed second with from Barden to begin the their opponents, 14-2, in those
an 11:12.25 and sophomore scoring for the Ducks. Not matches.
Megan Lisbon was third even a minute later, Odgers Stevens will face a true test
(11:29.02). found Schuckers on a two-on- next Wednesday, October 19,
Hatfield and junior Ma- one advantage for the second when nationally ranked No.
rissa Douglas took first Stevens tally of the contest. 11 The College of New Jersey
and second in the 200- Stevens set a pair of new pool-records and had the top time in 16-of-16 events. Derek Smith In the 25th minute, John- visits Castle Point for a 7:30
yard freestyle with times son took a pass from Heine p.m. showdown. The Lions
of 2:00.85 and 2:01.30, re- Allison Henning notched 5:32.87) did the same thing New York University Fall and distributed the ball past are currently 9-2-1 this sea-
spectively, while Rooker a third-place finish in the in the 500-freestyle. Invitational when it faces the Saxons goalkeeper to son, while the Ducks have a
won the 100-yard back- same race with a 26.20. The Ducks swam the NYU and SUNY Cortland. build Stevens’ first half lead 9-3-2 record.
stroke with a time of Hatfield carded a 54.41 rest of the afternoon’s
1:02.51. in winning the 100-free, events in exhibition but
Geyer earned a victory with junior Natalie Fitz would have earned three
in the 100-yard breast- taking second with a time more wins. Moores’
stroke, clocking a 1:10.18, of 57.12. Lisbon recorded 1:00.01 would have won Field Hockey vs. Elmira W 5-2
and sophomore Anne the second De Baun record the 100-yard butterfly and Men’s Cross Country at CTC Championships 3rd/14
Fodor followed in second of the day with a 2:13.28 in Douglas’ 2:14.81 in the
with a 1:15.64. Senior Sian the 200-yard backstroke. 200-yard individual med- Women’s Cross Country at CTC Championships 8th/15
Pearson, freshman Kay- She took first place and ley would have as well. Men’s Soccer vs. Ithaca W 1-0
leigh Barrows, and McCaf- was followed by sopho- Fitz, Moores, Miller and
frey went one-two-three more Brie Sherer and her Pearson clocked a win- Women’s Soccer vs. Alfred W 4-0
in the 200-yard butterfly 2:22.67. ning time in the final event Men’s Swimming vs. Montclair W 153-88
(2:13.87, 2:23.49, 2:23.80). Geyer and Fodor went of the afternoon – the
Freshman April Lawson one-two in the 200-yard 400-yard freestyle relay Women’s Swimming vs. Montclair W 160-94
earned her first career win breaststroke (2:31.87, (3:41.84). Women’s Volleyball vs. Averett L 3-0
in the 50-yard freestyle 2:43.62), while Pear- Stevens will return to
with a time of 25.36. Junior son and Miller (5:16.89, action next weekend at the
Women’s Volleyball vs. New Paltz L 3-1
PAGE 8 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 THE STUTE
Features Meet the Greeks
December 10, 1869 Bononia Docet
University of Virginia “Bologna Teaches”
Colonized Locally Colors
May 1, 2011 Scarlet, White, and
Still petitioning for a charter Emerald Green
GPA House game
The Four Pillars of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity are:
The Stevens Institute of Technology Kappa
Sigma Colony places great emphasis
on service in our community.
Our recent service projects have included: Grand Master
1. Multiple fundraisers to pay for water filters for
families living on the Guatemala City Garbage
R. Julian Gallo Contact Information
Dump Grand Procurator
2. We are make weekly trips to the Hoboken Homeless Since we are still a Colony we are actively working on recruiting
Paul Pavlich members. Anyone interested in learning more about Kappa Sigma,
serving with us in our community, or just hanging out can email
3. We have made trips to the Jubilee Center Grand Master email@example.com to let us know of their interest.
4. Collecting food outside of Shoprite and bringing of Ceremonies
it to the Hoboken Food Pantry (In Jesus Name
Charities runs the pantry) Daniel Munt Upcoming Events
5. Collecting food outside of A&P and bringing it to
the Hoboken Homeless Shelter Grand Treasurer October 22
Hoboken Fall Festival
6. Volunteered for the Vendy Awards on Governor’s Cody Kylor Poker Night
7. Volunteered at Comic-con Grand Scribe Volunteer events every week- contact if interested.
Cheer with us at campus athletic events- contact for
8. Volunteered for Hoboken Cultural Affairs Drew Capone a list of events we will be attending.
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Features Fresh. senator Candidates
Freshman Senate Election Debate Emily Noonan
Hello! My name is Emily Noonan and
I’m running for Freshman Senate. As a
four-year member of student government
in high school, I feel I have the experi-
October 25, 2011 ence, leadership skills, and responsibil-
ity to represent the freshman class well.
9PM in Kidde 228 If elected, I hope to bring the ideas and
concerns of my classmates forward, so
that is not only the select few who hold
For questions contact: positions that have a voice, but the entire
class of 2015. I would really love to get
email@example.com as involved as possible here at Stevens,
and hope to help make our first year the
best it can possibly be.
Mia Manzella Tushar Patel
Let’s be frank. Whether it be student dis- Tired of walking from the PATH station?
counts or more resources for our studies, we Feeling a bit scared at night because campus
all want the betterment of student life. Hav- isn’t adequately lit? Don’t know how to get
ing been a part of Student Government for funding and start a new club? These are just a
years, I have found that this organization is few thoughts that my peers shared with me as I
where to start when eliciting change. From asked them for improvements for Stevens, and
transforming the wasted crevices of Babbio these are the main things I wish to change at
into academic lounges to establishing a more Stevens. Even though it’s been only two months
accessible tutor system, there’s a lot that can and I have already involved myself with IUA
be done. So now the question is, why vote and SHPC, I feel ready to use my prior leader-
Mia Manzella for Freshmen Senate? Not ship experience to be a voice for Stevens. I am
only do I work diligently and collaboratively ready to take on this responsibility for an im-
to present practical solutions, I am commit- proved and united Stevens. For questions, com-
ted to the execution of these resolutions as ments, ideas, or for more detailed information on
well. I have no desire to be a politician in my campaign with my running mate, Tom Cruz,
this election. I am merely your peer who be- visit our Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.
lieves she has the creativity, determination, com/tomandtusharforsga . Remember to Vote for
and experience to make the possibilities of Tushar Patel and Tom Cruz “A Political Partner-
an exceptional college experience a reality. ship 5 Years in the Making.” Thank you!
Michael McAree Mark Scalzo Sarvesh Shah
My name is Mark Scalzo and I would like to be an
SGA Senator for the Freshman Class. I am a member
of the BMES, SAVE, SHPC, Volleyball Team and the
Scholars Program. I am running because I use logic
and common sense to make decisions and would like
to bring this asset to the SGA that runs our school. I
am also a very amicable person that gets along with ev-
eryone so anyone should feel comfortable sharing their
ideas and concerns about the school with me. I am a
hard-working and honest individual. My three main
goals are bringing ATMs from more banks to campus,
getting a ping pong table in Jacobus and making sure
Stevens is a fun, safe and convenient place for you!
Billy Crystal says, “Change is such hard work.” Al-
though I regard him as one of my favorite comedic ac-
tors, his view on getting things done leaves a lot to be Hey everyone! My name is Sarvesh Shah. I intend to
desired! I’m Michael McAree, and I am a pioneer of be a Computer Engineer. I am currently involved in or-
change. As a freshman senator, I will be fully devoted to ganizations like IUA, and intend to be an integral part
immersing my class in the changes that are to occur in of The Stute, SAVE, and IEEE. I am a determined, car-
student run organizations this year. I’ll bring to the table ing, and friendly individual. I will make sure that your
ideas involving a better tutor system, more guest speak- voice is heard, and every opinion is counted. I plan to
ers, and student discounts in Hoboken! It may seem that make duckbills more accessible, make the mail room
change of this magnitude is impossible. I assure you it more efficient, and bring a speaker of your choice to
is very possible! As a pioneer of change I invite you to Stevens. I need your support because it’s not just me,
join. Together, we will create a gleaming new future for it’s all of us. We all will make our campus better. Vote
Stevens Institute of Technology. for me!!
Robert Hale Nishant Panchal
Hello everyone--my name is Robert Hale, and I am My father once told me “a strong productive motion is built from the voices
running for Freshman Senator this semester. I live on the of many.” In other words success is not found from a leader who enforces his
first floor of Humphreys, and I am a civil engineering own ideas but rather one who seeks understanding of other’s needs. Tired of your
major. Here at Stevens, I now write for The Stute, and I voice never being heard, tired of searching forever for a place to quietly study and
am on the executive board of my pledge class for Alpha eating the same meals every day? Well, as Freshmen Senator I ensure that your
Phi Omega this semester. I have only gotten to where I needs will be reached and reflected upon Steven’s growth as a community. My
am now because of my commitment to hard work, my goal is to ensure endless opportunities to grow comfortable, successful and have
integrity; and my drive to get involved as a leader. FUN in our life at Stevens. So stand tall with a voice for all, Nishant Panchal.
As a Boy Scout, I served as Quartermaster and Assis-
tant Senior Patrol Leader in my troop, managing meet- Qualifications:
ings and events. As my Eagle Scout project, I spruced • Technology Student Association- President
up a park that had been neglected for years by repairing • Key Club International- Secretary
trails and clearing trash out of the area. We also spruced • Math Club- Vice President
up the entrance by planting new shrubs and trees. In • Theater Club- Vice President
school, I served as managing editor two years running Platform:
for my school newspaper. I have the managerial exper- • Greater student discounts around Hoboken.
tise that will be key as the SGA tackles today’s pressing • Improved studying accommodations (transform Babbio, and Library).
challenges. • Variety of food on Campus (Food Trucks & Pierce).
As a Freshman Senator, I am looking to get to work • On campus availability of transportation to New York!
on the issues that matter in your everyday lives. On the
academic side, online media could be a lot more integrat-
ed. With Moodle now in place, we should be able to go
to one place to find all of our homework assignments and
other course information. I will work with professors to
help them understand the benefits of a centralized online What’s good?! My name is Shawn
server and transition their materials to Moodle. Rhoads and I am running for the Freshman
Aside from studies, it is obvious that some of our fa- Senate. There is no doubt that I would be an
cilities are in need of updating. For example, the Jaco- asset to the Stevens Student Government As-
bus basement has an empty bathroom and a generally sociation. I am an outgoing, charismatic, de-
dilapidated feel. I will work to have the space redone to termined, and caring leader and that will go
provide a functioning restroom and restore a comfortable out of the way to get things done. Once I set
atmosphere. I will also work with the Residence Life de- my mind on something, no matter what it is,
partment to take charge of quality-of-life issues in the I always see it through until the end. A point
freshman dormitories. This means having modern, reli- that makes me a very qualified candidate is
able laundry machines and improving on dated kitchens/ that I am a very active individual. In high
common areas. Finally, PNC Bank customers shouldn’t school, I initiated and served as President of
be the only ones with a free ATM on campus, and I will the Environmental Awareness Club, was in-
work to change that. These details help to make this ex- volved as Treasurer in the Student Govern-
citing but challenging time of our lives a little more man- ment, became an Eagle Scout, and so much
ageable. more. I am already heavily involved with
As great as our school is, we can make it better if we countless clubs at Stevens and plan to stay
dedicate ourselves to it. For that, the SGA needs people active during my time here. I will do what-
with the right qualifications and the determination to ever it takes to let your ideas be heard and
settle for nothing less than the best for Stevens, I look make our time at Stevens worthwhile. Only
forward to taking my dedication to all of you to the next some roads lead to success... Shawn Rhoads
level as an SGA Freshman Senator with your help. will take you there! Vote for me! (:
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Off-Center goes off What’s your J-Spot?
the deep end by SONIA
Jay Friedman, profes-
sionally certified sex edu-
cator and freelance food
writer was present at the
DeBaun Auditorium on
Monday October 17. Born
and raised in New York,
Jay says he moved to Se-
attle in 1999. He took
cooking classes around the
world, cooked as a Ver-
mont inn-sitter, and worked
as a waiter in many res-
taurants, and on top of
that, he became a male
sex educator. In an audi-
torium packed to capac-
ity, Jay opened his speech
with a short story, which
we thought was sexual,
but actually was about a
baby and its mother. This
story definitely captivated
the audience. He pointed
The Unforgivable Show displayed the wittiest, most off-color humor at Stevens. Robert Hale out that the goal of his talk
was to be as informational
by ROBERT HALE left the audience, the crew as possible as far as safe
pulled it off in a remarkably sex is concerned. He also
On Friday October 14 “ We threw short time frame. “We threw mentioned that we live
Jay Friedman spoke to a full auditorium about safe sex.
and Saturday October 15, together the together the show in two in a diverse nation with a
Off-Center Productions, rehearsals and probably put democratic government, with them with the lights Those who were present
the Stevens sketch comedy show in two on the best one on record.” where people share differ- on. Although all precau- at the end of the J-Spot
group, put on their Unfor- rehearsals Hart Welles wrote the ent views, characteristics, tions of safe sex should be Sex Education Talk were
givable Show in Babbio to skit “Gay Eggs and Ham,” and values. He mentioned taken, both partners should lucky enough to watch the
a full audience. The event and probably a highly adult parody of that America shouldn’t be accept the potential conse- exclusive and exposed car-
showcased the wittiest, most put on the the classic Dr. Seuss poem ignorant about issues like quence and risk of having toon sex-ed video that was
off-color, least politically “Green Eggs and Ham” fea- sex. Using PowerPoint sex. Last but not least, as- banned from American
correct humor on tap at the best one on turing none other than Zane slides, Jay talked about surance should be made schools. In addition to the
institution. The skits kicked record.” Schacht as Big Gay Ben. the three conditions that between both of the part- night of laughter and free
off with an act concerning Said Bryan, “’Gay Eggs everyone should meet in ners. Jay asked the audi- condoms, everyone who at-
a disease spreading through -Bryan Pinamonti- and Ham’ was the one that order to have sex. First, ence about their favorite tended took away valuable
poisoned semen. Subse- Performer stood out for everyone. one should affirm the other food and made connections information and a fuller,
quent acts parodied the On Friday Night we had a person and also feel com- between sex and food as he more confident view to-
Discovery Channel show standing ovation.” fortable enough to have sex usually does in his blog. wards sex.
“Cash Cab,” railed against “Not only did we have a Regardless of how many
dry presidential debates, and lot of skits from our prolific in the audience would have
lampooned Superman by writers, we also had a lot of cried out “I like, I like gay spired me to love swimming
showing how he would be people who don’t normally sex with men; I really like in the first place, and made
affected by too many drinks.
Bryan Pinamonti, who
performed in several of the
write contributing, like Bay-
indir Citak and Hart Welles
[who are both contributors
it, Big Gay Ben!” those in
attendance left with a show
to never be forgiven and,
Barito me believe I could swim in
college. My coaches here at
Stevens love what they are
Continued from page 1
acts, affirmed that Off-Cen- to The Stute].” more importantly, never for- doing so much, and those
ter had a fantastic weekend. As breathless as the show gotten. are the coaches you really
Empire 8 conference record want to do well for. Trevor
holder in swimming, six- recruited me to Stevens in the
time conference athlete of first place, he was the only
the week in swimming, three- one to recruit me out of the
time conference athlete of entire country. Brad is a ge-
the week in track, four time nius sprint coach, and has not
Empire 8 champion in track only made a national-level
and was the hurdle/sprint swimmer out of me, but ev-
team captain. Additionally, ery other sprinter on our team
she competed in cross coun- (which is obvious by our 6th
try and earned all-conference and 14th place finishes this
honors in that sport. She was year at NCAAs). Roger, the
a nutrition representative and strength coach, somehow al-
service leader for both the ways had a ridiculous amount
track and swimming teams. of faith in me as an athlete,
Selected twice as Stevens Kyle Buzby and always pushed me to be
Athlete of the Year, Barito Laura Barito competed as a better. My roommate and
was also named Empire 8 swimmer and runner during her best friend Danielle got me
Swimmer of the Year during time at Stevens. through everything, good and
her career at Stevens. bad, all four years at Stevens.
Barito is a big believer in to her achievements. “I’m a I wouldn’t be where I am to-
Division III athletics. “I’m at very meticulous, methodical day if it weren’t for her. There
a Division I school now and studier, I watch what I eat, are just so many people, I
it is very different. People when I eat, I trained in the can’t even name them all.”
are motivated to stay on the off-season when everyone Though Barito has ex-
team for scholarships, etc. else was spending their free celled greatly in academics
Division III athletes compete time playing video games here at Stevens, she appeared
for the love of the game, and or going out on the week- on Stevens Institute’s Presi-
that’s really what it should ends. Sometimes I felt like I dent’s List from 2007 to 2011
be about. No one paid me to didn’t have a “life” but I just and was named a College
come to Stevens and swim or loved what I was doing so Swimming Coaches Associa-
run, I just loved it so much much that it kept me driving tion of America Scholar All-
that I wanted to be there. towards my goals. And my American from 2008 to 2011,
That’s obviously the case for social life turned into swim and is now at University of
every other athlete at Stevens meets and track meets and Delaware pursuing her Ph.D.
since none of them are getting that’s really all I needed. I’d in Mechanical Engineer-
paid to show up to practice do it all over again if I had the ing in Biomechanics. “I’ve
and be on the team.” Barito chance. Part of what has kept started my research early
also stated she feels it means me sane both at Stevens and and I’m working on studying
a lot more when Division III here at University of Dela- the mechanical properties of
atheletes are recognized for ware, is having the chance to knee cartilage in relation to
what they do than Division I give back.” Barito claims do- Osteoarthritis - the number
athletes. ing things for her community, one cause of disability in the
When asked about what like mentoring children at the United States. I’m also tak-
helped her get this far, Barito Jubilee Center in Hoboken or ing classes. Then I’m training
said it was an accumulation at swim teams, cancels out with the University of Dela-
of a lot of things. “I’ve al- much of the stress in her life ware swim team. I’m train-
ways been a hard worker, my and motivates her to keep do- ing to qualify for the Olym-
parents taught me to work for ing all that she does. pic Trials (I currently don’t
what I wanted from an early Apart from sports, Barito need to drop any time to do
age. But then once I came to is very active in her com- so), with the ultimate goal of
college, it turned into a hun- munity. She volunteered as making the Olympic team.
ger for something more. I’m a server at a local homeless It’s a lofty goal, but I like that
an extremely competitive shelter and tutored underpriv- kind.” She is also coaching
person so I started doing all ileged school children. She the UD swim team and a lo-
the little things to succeed in was a member of her worship cal club team, the Delaware
everything that I did. Stevens band, a greeter and a member Swim Team. “This is the part
also gave me some pretty of the college ministry team. that’s been keeping me sane.
awesome opportunities that Here at Stevens, she was a I absolutely love coaching
really gave me some great freshman orientation leader, a and hope I can do it the rest
chances to succeed. “ peer mentor and a member of of my life.”
Many people on campus Stevens Institute’s Student- On top of everything she’s
have been in awe watching Athelete Advisory Commit- achieved. Barito was also a
Barito win awards and hon- tee. member of the Tau Beta Pi
ors throughout her college “My parents raised me to Engineering Honor Society
career. Barito has kept her be the crazy motivated per- and Pi Tau Sigma Mechani-
lifestyle consistent, probably son that I am today. My high cal Engineering Honor Soci-
something that contributes school coach, Phillip, in- ety.
THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 11
do nothing, we need to repair gress says, “The solution is table that Congress is prov-
Congress, not get rid of it.”
Dobbins responded accord-
to have the banks make some
more money” but the real is-
ing to be extremely ineffec-
tive right now. The conflict
Office of Graduate
Continued from page 1
ingly. The amount of money
that the rich makes is at the
same percentage today as it
sue is someone else is pulling
the strings. “That is why we
should abolish Congress.”
between democratic and re-
publican parties is keeping us
from getting anything done.
Student Affairs holds
people who are not engaged
was during the great depres-
sion. 44.18% of Americans
After making their points,
the professors opened the
The people with the money
are the ones that can afford PHD movie event
in politics and the people who are earning less than $24,000 floor up to questions from the to hire lobbyists and rule the
don’t vote make up the main a year. Congress was original- audience. The students proved government, but eliminating
problem with Congress. “You ly created to do the people’s to have more powerful points Congress altogether would
must participate by voting.” It business. It created a surplus and more well thought out result in chaos. D.J. Chap-
says a lot that half the room of jobs. But there’s a problem ideas than either professor. man asked, “If your solution
doesn’t know who our Con- today. Congress is in the busi- Adith Subramarian, a student is to eliminate Congress, how
gressmen are. “How many of ness of distracting us from our in Wharton’s Political Science will we have laws made?
you have contacted your local real problems, and instead of class, had some very strong Do you want the president
lawmaker?” Very few hands helping us they hold hear- arguments against Congress. to pass laws willy nilly how-
went in the air. “It’s one thing ings about issues like gay “If I have hired someone ever he wishes?” Anarchy
to vote, it’s another to become marriage, which pale in com- to do a job, why should I sit proved to be much less of a
directly engaged. If you do parison to the critical issues of there and hold their hand and solution to our problem than
nothing, it does nothing.” poverty and education within make sure they do the job that a cop-out. Wharton’s argu-
Occupy Wall Street is great, our country. Congress is not I’ve already hired them to do? ment, although it still wasn’t
people are getting involved, doing the people’s business How is Congress the ‘people’s a very big help, proved to be
but it’s not enough. anymore. It’s doing the busi- house’ when the votes are the only valid option we have
Wharton’s final point and ness of the 1% who hold the controlled by the people with in our democratic nation. Yes,
proposal to our problems was power and the money. Whar- money and the money is con- Congress may not be doing a by ANTHONY the event in order to help
to have an American voter ton says the problem is you, trolled by 1% of America?” great job, but getting rid of it MONTUFAR students realize that there
response. Become more en- but that’s only half right. The Wharton responded by say- altogether would only make are many other people fac-
gaged. Become more of a co- people who are elected don’t ing that it is our responsibil- things worse. Being a student at an ing the same circumstances
hort, an organized group, and care enough about doing the ity as citizens to get educated As the debate drew on, the institution for higher learn- that they are. The live-ac-
work together to get things right thing because they only about what our lawmakers are arguments got less fact-based. ing only highlights even tion film was comical but
done. Get more educated; the care about doing the right doing, and voicing our opin- Dobbins would throw out more stressful situations also displayed many of the
more people we get to become thing for their own personal ions effectively. “We need to a, “Don’t listen to Wharton, in life. One could only realities of a normal day in
active, the closer we will get futures, not the future of the make sure they are doing their he’s a fraidy cat, he wouldn’t imagine the hardships that the life if a Ph.D. student.
to taking our government nation. jobs. The reality is that we be able to handle anarchy.” come with being a gradu- “The film showed the
back, because it’s our gov- When you put businessmen need to be the ones engaged. Wharton followed with, “I’m ate or Ph.D. student. lighter side of being a
ernment. “My issue is with in charge of government, they Our democracy demands that shaking in my boat shoes. If Here at Stevens Institute Ph.D. student as well as
you people. It’s not with the make decisions that benefit we become engaged.” the institution is in disrepair, if of Technology numerous some of the struggles. Of-
political parties, it’s not with things in the short run, not the Dobbins was questioned it is sick, we need to be there students strive to achieve ten times students feel
countries. It’s with the lack of long run. Congress is doing on the validity of his plan to in the emergency room to help their Ph.D.’s in various alone in the process but the
American involvement. The somebody’s business, but it’s simply “abolish Congress.” fix it up.” Dobbins would re- fields. One way that the film helped them realize
problem is not with Congress. certainly not your business, By the end of the debate it had tort, “Well if it’s brain dead Office of Graduate Student that there are many others
If we abolish Congress it will it’s the 1%’s business. Con- been clearly laid out on the then what’s the point. Let’s Affairs assists these stu- in the same situation,” said
put it out of its misery.” dents and helps them get Gossett.
In the end the audience was through the process is by The film was not limited
in agreement that our current offering multiple programs to viewing by graduate stu-
system is flawed. The way throughout the term. The dents only, but the major-
Congress works today is with- faculty makes it their mis- ity of those in attendance
out a doubt inefficient and is sion to provide support and were on track to receive
hardly working to voice the a sense of comfort for the graduate-level degrees.
will of the people. But resort- students. Popcorn and candy were
ing to revolution and over- On Wednesday, Octo- available as movie snacks
throwing our government is ber 19, 2011 a movie event and an exit survey was
not only the less productive was held in Burchard that also distributed to those
option with terrible repercus- was based on PHD Com- who attended. The Office
sions, but it requires more ef- ics, a popular comic strip of Graduate Student Af-
fort than using the system we that has been in circulation fairs was happy with the
have to make changes. Whar- for more than a decade. success of the event and
ton left the ring as the victor, Faculty members Cheryl is open for suggestions
bringing the score to an even Dugas and Mark Ardis from anyone in the Stevens
3-3. Congress is indeed good along with Dean of Gradu- community as they are cur-
for something, even if that ate Student Affairs Dr. rently playing their spring
Professors Gary Dobbins and Jonathan Wharton held their sixth annual political debate. Bayindir Citak something isn’t very much. Barbara Gossett planned calendar.
realized that, “England and the key developer and pro- President of Alcatel-Lucent, continuing along the path of vens Institute has been at the
all civilized nations stand in ducer of this technology. knows the importance of in- research. head of innovative technol-
Academic deadly peril of not having
enough to eat. It is the chem-
Dr. Chu defined two types
of jobs: tradable jobs (jobs
novation to society. Dr. Kim
expressed that greatness is
Researchers and thinkers
are of great importance to
ogy. The Colonel’s designs
for a new, safer, and more ef-
Continued from page 5 ist who must come to the that can be exported or traded achieved through great inno- innovative technologies, but ficient steam boiler, and for a
rescue of the threatened com- out of the country), and non- vation. The greater the need must be open to change. Dr. new steamboat design, which
munities.” Sure enough, there tradable jobs, (jobs that must is, the greater opportunity Kim explained that informa- ultimately became the first
core discussion, she intro- have been significant in- remain in the country). There there is for innovation. Dr. tion increases at an incredible steamboat to travel through
duced Dr. Farvardin. creases in the yield of crops, has been a significant de- Kim explains what he calls rate and will continue to do the ocean, were just the start
Dr. Farvardin humbly took a decrease of area harvested crease in the number of trad- the “curse of knowledge,” the so over our lifetimes. People of the innovative technolo-
the stand and reiterated what and seed used, especially able jobs that remain in the concept that someone with must stay open to changes gies to come out of the In-
the two speakers before him over the past 40-50 years. It is country; almost everything great ideas can sometimes and always continue to learn. stitute. There are so many
had been saying: technol- through innovation and dedi- is being sent to other coun- feel as if they’re trapped in Dr. Kim then relayed a fa- disciplines that are offered
ogy, innovation and entrepre- cation that problems have tries because they produce a box with nowhere to bring mous quote of Eric Hoffer, at Stevens, but all Stevens
neurship hold a key role. He been solved and conditions it cheaper than the United their ideas. Dr. Kim asserts “In times of change, learners students are given a similar
talked about how America improved in the past. Dr. Chu States can. According to Dr. that a cross-discipline edu- inherit the Earth, while the education that is centered
had an almost unmatched en- continued, going through Chu, this is not something cation will prepare students learned find themselves beau- around innovation. The two
trepreneurial spirit and that so a very extensive history of that we want to see happen- for the professional world tifully equipped to deal with a professors stressed that cur-
many world-changing inven- American invention and in- ing. In his opinion, we have and allow for innovation. world that no longer exists.” rent students still get an edu-
tions have originated in the novation from transportation, the chance to turn everything Dr. Kim also stressed that Dr. Kim concluded by saying cation that will prime them to
United States. He noted that to electronics and automation around, “America has the op- it’s important not to view that “knowing is not enough, become great engineers and
there is a shift in the global technologies. He made the portunity to lead the world in failures as failures, but as an we must apply. Being willing scientists who will be in the
dynamic. That is to say that point that we’re essentially at clean energy technology.” Dr. opportunity to learn from is not enough, we must do.” position to become a driving
emerging countries under- the point of a second indus- Chu concluded saying that unsuccessful attempts to ac- Dr. Besser, a professor and power in innovation. Stevens
stand the importance of in- trial revolution, a movement “[the United States] remain[s] complish something. He said program director of chemical is already involved in energy
vesting in education. Now, revolving around energy. the most innovative country that it is sometimes difficult engineering and materials sci- harvesting and scavenging.
“we no longer own the store Solar powered technology is in the world, but ‘invented to identify when something ence, and Dr. Fisher, an asso- In fact, Seahorse Power, LLC
in opportunity.” The coun- something that we should be in America’ is not good has failed completely. More ciate professor of mechanical (a startup company from Ste-
try is on the verge of crisis, exporting. The way to build enough.” often than not, researchers engineering, continued the vens) is currently involved in
Dr. Farvardin observed that back up the industry in the Dr. Jeong Kim was the are faced with the dilemma of talk of innovation by describ- offshore energy technology.
there is a direct correlation country is to ride the wave next to speak. Dr. Kim, be- continuing with the research ing the proud history of Ste- During the roundtable dis-
between a country’s standard of energy technology and to ing the President of Bell or closing the door, weigh- vens Institute. Starting with cussion after the individual
of living and its energy con- establish the United States as Labs and the Executive Vice ing the opportunity cost of Colonel John Stevens, Ste- speeches, Dr. Fisher asked
sumption, the country is sub- Dr. Kim if there was anything
ject to cyber-attacks (a new that a university could do to
form of warfare), and that better prepare their students
the country is not budgeting for a professional environ-
nearly enough for education ment. Dr. Kim responded,
and defense. He does believe saying, “Teach them how to
that there is a clear solution; get back up and try again,”
through implementing re- there will always be chal-
search more and innovation- lenges. “Failures are natural.”
based education, we can Dr. Chu seconded Dr. Kim’s
“help create new opportuni- statement, adding that many
ties and more broad prosper- professionals learn how to
ity.” fail very well. What you must
After Dr. Farvardin re- do is “fail quickly and move
turned to his seat, Christine on.” He suggested creating
Lagorio introduced Dr. Ste- a list of solutions that you
ven Chu, the 12th U.S. Sec- think up and avoiding put-
retary of Energy. Dr. Chu ting all your eggs in one bas-
spoke of how innovation has ket. Chu said that he knows
changed the world and how some research will fail. The
innovation lies at the heart only thing that he fears is
of society. He attributed the that people will stop doing
growth of the United States anything risky, “that would
to “knowledge, technol- be a shame.” By our country
ogy growth, and innovation.” staying supportive of young
Dr. Chu pointed out that scientists and engineers and
throughout history, science stressing the importance of
and engineering have been innovative thinking, the solu-
key solutions to the world’s tions to many of the world’s
problems. He quoted Sir Wil- problems are within our
liam Crookes, who in 1898 Secretary of Energy Steven Chu emphasized the importance of solar technology to the United States. Jeffrey Vock Photography reach.
PAGE 12 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 THE STUTE
-Dear Chell- -Letter to the Editor-
Sick and tired Occupy Pierce
This next reader shares with us a problem that plagues any #OccupyPierce I recently visited Pierce out container worth of food, student asks for more than 4
college student in any year: Okay, so maybe not “Oc- Dinning Hall, and based on bring to my room and repeat ravioli I see no reason to deny
cupy Pierce” – quite hon- my schedule at the time, had for the entirety of Pierce’s op- said request, aside from doubt
Dear Chell, estly, who has time for that to get “take out.” Due to the erating hours. Since this does that the student, at twenty
anyway? The hashtag is unwieldy shape of pizza and not break the rules of the meal years old, cannot accurately
I’m not feeling very well today. I have at least a cold, but it really more of a tag to the sandwiches and the poor er- plan, and does not violate the gauge their hunger.
is possible that I may have the flu. Either way, I don’t think it’s spirit and widespread en- gonomics of fitting them into take-out-per-visit guidelines
too bad where I need to go see a doctor, and I could go to class thusiasm of what the people the designated Styrofoam (which are no actually codi- As a student, I can assert
but I’m afraid I might feel worse if I do go. With the way these of the United States are fed container, I used two large fied, or at least not in a man- what most offer as solutions
classes are, missing one or two would be fairly detrimental to up with and are now trying ones. I was instructed by Ted- ner evident to students) but to these issues. If Pierce
any studious Stevens student. So my question for you is, with to change. I recently had dy Hayes that I am only al- effectively yield a higher food wishes to continue enforcing
the way I’m feeling, should I go to class in my weakened state, a frustrating experience at lowed a large one and a small consumption on my part, I see the unwritten rules as they
or should I skip and focus solely on my health? Pierce Dining Hall that I de- one and was to compact my no reason why the use of two stand they must also: offer
tail below in a letter submit- food to those parameters. Be- large take out containers is not more adequate containers, of-
Sincerely, ted to Sodexo. I would like low are the inquiries I placed permitted. fer more meal plan options.
Sick and Tired to share it with all of you to him but only received a If the former do not change,
and encourage you to ques- response of, “These are the 2. Since the food I had I ask that you please stop fol-
tion rules when they don’t rules.” I hope that this suc- at the time fit in the large and lowing these guidelines when
Dear Sick and Tired, make sense. I’m not look- cinct communication of these small container with room to they don’t make sense. I un-
ing to insight a riot or cause three major flaws inherent in spare there was no point in derstand Pierce / Sodexo’s
I can empathize completely. Trying to gauge exactly how disorder – quite the oppo- the Pierce Dinning Hall struc- transferring them. If Pierce concern that students may
sick you are in respect to going to class is always a difficult site, actually. We should ture will be answered with wishes to throttle the volume take food for others not pay-
process. My best advice to give would be that if you’re unsure, all stay exactly within the more substance: of container rather than the ing for a meal plan, but think
chances are, you probably actually can get up to go to class. boundaries: right against quantity of food it should be that creating hoops to jump
So just go. With the rain and wind, just be sure to dress warm- the extremes to show how 1. Since no choice of more ergonomically feasible through for those that are just
ly, and take your time getting to class. Don’t run or over stress absurd they can be. Since
meal plan level exists as Ste- to arrange food within. I as- trying to eat lunch in a small
yourself, because no matter what the circumstance your health single student voices are
vens (though the illusion is sure you that the amount of time frame is not the best way.
must always come first. Then when you’re at class just try and rarely resounding enough at
created through the “Flex food I can make fit in the con- I also acknowledge that there
pay attention and take your notes. If you do start feeling worse, Stevens, and very few of us
Plan” which is only an option tainer, when challenged, is may be issues not evident to
just excuse yourself from your class and head back to the dorm have the time to channel in
for less than ~¼ of residents), far greater than the quantity I students at play here and look
and lie down. Sleep, I find, cures almost everything, that and order to make them heard,
students may swipe in an “un- would take out in the two, un- forward to those more legiti-
orange juice. So if you’re really that bad, rest up, and if you’re perhaps if we work together
limited number of times per challenged. mate factors being identified.
still not feeling at least a little bit better after some time, call on this a result can be had.
day,” (as boasted during cam- Until then, I will continue
a doctor, or go see the school nurse. School is important, but I will be in conversation
pus tours to incoming or po- 3. Non-negotiable por- to submit these questions.
health comes first no matter who you are. with Sodexo and will keep
tential freshmen). In the situ- tions are another needlessly Thank you for your time.
everyone posted on their re-
ation described above I could, enforced rule. While I un-
I hope you feel better soon, sponse. in theory, use one large take derstand it may be necessary Owen P. Jappen
Chell out container of food, bring it during peak operating hours Stevens Student Govern-
To whom it may con- to my room, return to Pierce, when long lines exist – but if ment Association, Junior Sen-
cern: swipe again, acquire one take there is no line at Pasta and a ator
-The Scientific Curmudgeon-
Energy Secretary defends federal research against know-nothings
by JOHN HORGAN has been crucial to our eco- U.S. government, Chu said, ty (that’s my phrasing, not drases, enzymes with which rather than size via small,
nomic prosperity. helped nurture the nascent that of Chu, who is too tact- our bodies break down car- mass-produced reactors.
On October 14, we cel- Abraham Lincoln—a American airplane industry ful to say such things). bon dioxide. Researchers Government investments
ebrated the inauguration of Republican!—recognized in subsequent decades by China, India, Germany have produced more effec- in technology, Chu said, are
our new President, Nari- this fact. Chu pointed out buying planes for the U.S. and other countries are in- tive forms of these anhy- inherently risky, just like
man Farvardin. One of the that during the American Army and Postal Service vesting heavily in R&D on drases through “directed science itself. Chu recalled
high points of the festivities Civil War, which obviously and by imposing safety reg- alternatives to fossil fuels; if evolution” experiments, that when he was a gradu-
was a talk by Steven Chu, strained the federal budget, ulations on airplanes, which the U.S. fails to do likewise, which yield many different ate student, he pursued three
the Secretary of Energy and President Lincoln still set helped consumers trust this Chu said, we will end up im- versions of the enzyme and dead-end projects before he
Nobel-winning physicist, aside funds to found the Na- revolutionary new form of porting rather than exporting select those that meet a de- finally completed a success-
who gave a spirited defense tional Academy of Sciences transportation. cheap new energy technolo- sired criterion. “Really cool ful experiment. This propor-
of federal investment in re- and the first land-grant col- Today, we clearly need gies. Chu flashed a chart stuff is being invented in the tion of several “failures”
search and development. leges, which educated stu- new technologies to help us showing that the price of so- U.S.,” Chu said. for every success has been
Republican lawmakers dents in agriculture, science curb global warming, Chu lar energy has dropped pre- Chu hasn’t given up on typical of his career as a re-
have been bashing Chu for and engineering. Lincoln said. Leaders in only two cipitously in recent decades. nuclear energy, in spite of searcher, Chu said. In other
his 2009 approval of a $535 also initiated funding for the major industrial countries, If the price can be pushed the Fukushima disaster ear- words, failures like Solyndra
million guaranteed federal construction of the nation’s he added, continue to resist down to the level of fossil lier this year in Japan, but he are the price we inevitably
loan to Solyndra, a solar- (and world’s) first transcon- recognizing global warm- fuels or lower, solar energy suggested that the era of gi- pay for investing in innova-
energy firm that declared tinental railroad, which pri- ing as a serious threat. One “will go viral,” Chu said, gantic nuclear plants might tion. If we don’t fail now
bankruptcy last month. vate rail firms had balked is Russia, which depends on spreading rapidly around the be over. Bigger plants were and then, we aren’t trying
Some Congressional Tea at building. Completed in oil exports for revenue—and globe without any further supposed to benefit from hard enough.
Partiers also favor slashing 1870, the railroad shrunk whose leaders apparently government assistance. economies of scale, Chu
government spending on all the time of a cross-country think, Chu quipped, that Chu is excited by DOE- said, but they turned out John Horgan directs the
non-military research and trip from six months to two their country might benefit funded research in photo- to be extremely costly and Center for Science Writings,
development. In his talk, weeks. from a little warming. The voltaic cells, bio-fuels, bat- complex and hence suscep- which is part of the College
Chu argued that the federal Yes, two private entre- other is the U.S., where de- teries and carbon-capture tible to unpredictable prob- of Arts and Letters. This
government can and must preneurs, the Wright Broth- nial of global warming has technologies. He showed us lems. Chu proposed that column is adapted from one
help nurture scientific in- ers, invented the first flying become virtually a platform diagrams of a capture meth- economies of scale could be originally published in Sci-
novation, which historically machine in 1903. But the plank of the Republican Par- od involving carbonic anhy- achieved through numbers entific American online.
shirts, blouses, camisoles, are busy looking at your are very important and women, you’re not doing ing with your co-workers,
etc, if you bend over and breasts. If it’s a sweater women have a lot of op- yourself any favors by try- and often times in our field
Dress people can see your bra,
then I assure you, it’s inap-
or a blouse that you really
love, try wearing a cami-
tions: flats, pumps, heels,
clogs, boots. The possi-
ing because everyone can
see it. More importantly,
they will be men with lon-
ger strides. You can’t have
Continued from page 2 propriate for work. In fact sole underneath. It seems bilities are endless. I’m not you need to be comfortable. shoes that cause you to
anything that shows the like obvious advice, but I sure which type is the best When you get a job you walk slowly or you’ll be
majority of your breasts see girls at interviews go- overall, because every- will be wearing the same holding your co-workers
suggest that a skirt is inappropriate for work. ing without this all the one is different. What I do shoes all day, so you have up.
reaching your knees would You’re at these locations time. know however is how to to make sure you can walk These tips aren’t going
be even better. to learn, and trust me, you Finally, and most impor- find out. If you can’t walk around in them all day. You to get you a job, of course.
In the department of learn a lot less when men tantly, are the shoes. Shoes in heels, are uncomfortable have to find a nice pair of You’ll have to do that on
in heels, or otherwise will shoes because otherwise your own with your skills
fall when going up steps, you won’t be able to work and merits. However, they
don’t wear heels. Many to the best of your abilities. may help to ensure you
women wear heels like Finally, you have to be able don’t lose a job because
they were born to do so. to keep up. You may be you can’t dress for the pro-
If you’re not one of those walking across the build- fessional world.
THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 13
La Isla: brunch fit for a king
French Toast that will blow your socks off!
by MATT GOCZALK
into more detail about this ordered the Applewood
Now here’s a restaurant French toast, but I’d still smoked bacon (my per-
that I’ve been meaning to like to cover some more sonal favorite type of ba-
review. Not for the lunch of the menu. And after all, con) along with the cho-
or dinner menu, mind it really is something that rizo. Both were tasty and
you. Hoboken has a prev- you’ll just have to try for well-prepared sides. The
alent brunch scene and yourself! restaurant is also reported
there are many options Next on the menu is to make an amazing Cu-
of restaurants at which to the Churrasco a Caballo ban latte. Something else
enjoy brunch. La Isla, at con Arroz y Frijoles Ne- to note is the Batidos,
First and Washington, is a gros. If you know Span- which is basically a fruit
Cuban restaurant that has ish I don’t need to put milkshake. The coconut
a fantastic brunch menu. a description at all for one was very sweet.
Now, the main reason this tasty meal. At four- In round-up: Although
to go to La Isla is the teen dollars, the dish is a there was a mistake in the
glorious Omar’s Stuffed grilled skirt steak served order, the wait staff was
French Toast. It was what with eggs any way you very friendly. The atmo-
first brought me to the like, with rice and black sphere and the taste are
restaurant about a year beans. As a huge fan of both up there in ratings.
ago. Just now, while re- black beans (as well as The selection is pretty
searching the dish, I man- steak) I was extremely large and there is a good
aged to find the recipe! excited to order this dish. amount of seating, but
Thanks to the fact that However, I asked for the because the place is so
this French toast was on steak to be cooked medi- popular you may have
Throwdown with Bobby um rare and it arrived me- to wait for a table. La
Flay, the recipe is acces- dium well. Isla receives a rating of Matt Goczalk
sible to the public. I’d go For side dishes, we 83.637%. La Isla has competed on Food Network’s “Throwdown with Bobby Flay” for their french toast.
top market with some on,” like the user interface it is needed. This strategy prices of phones coming out looking forward to buying
Little pretty power-efficient PCs.
Imagine what this means
and operating system pro-
cesses, could use this low-
would result in phenom-
enal energy savings. I do
in 2013-2014. Extra silicon
always seems to bring the
one of these bad boys when
they come out, but I hope
Continued from page 2 for the ultra-mobile market. power core and the A15 have some concerns about price tags up, and phones that they don’t burn a hole
Tasks which are “always- could come into play when what this will mean for the are already expensive. I am through my wallet.
Undergraduate Ethics Bowl 2011
Wed., October 26 at 1:30 p.m. in Jacobus
Want to represent your major? Your sports team? Your RSO? Your Greek House? Your School? Gear & Trian-
gle Honor Society invite you to participate in the second annual Undergraduate Ethics Bowl. Teams of 3-5 students
will be given an opportunity to experience real life case studies and come up with solutions as they compete for the
title of Most Ethical Team at Stevens and go on the compete in the Regional Ethics Bowl at Dartmouth College.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information about the event.
THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 14
Cyanide&Happiness Does Not Compute BY KRIS BY JEFF PONNOR
Comics courtesy explosm.net
Cyanide&Happiness BY ROB
XKCD A WEBCOMIC OF ROMANCE, SARCASM, MATH, AND LANGUAGE
Comics courtesy explosm.net
The ‘controlled demolition’ theory was concocted by the government to distract us. Comics courtesy XKCD.com
‘9/11 was an inside job’ was an inside job!
THE STUTE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 PAGE 15
Features World SerieS 2011
Texas Rangers versus St. Louis Cardinals
by BRIANA GILMARTIN This lead didn’t last very long though as Adrian Beltre
started off the fifth inning with a single to shallow right.
The Fall Classic doesn’t lose its appeal when your teams Mike Napoli homered 415 feet into right to tie the game.
aren’t in it. This match up proves to be an exciting time if you In the bottom of the sixth, Alexi Ogando relieved C.J.
tuned in to Game 1. Small decisions altered the game and the Wilson for the Rangers, while Allen Craig pinch hit for
game could easily have gone the other way. Chris Carpenter. These changes proved to be the fatal blow
This cold night led to an ace pitching duel between Car- for the Rangers in Game 1 as Craig singled into right,
dinals’ Chris Carpenter and Rangers’ C.J. Wilson. The first barely missing the foul line and the glove of Nelson Cruz,
three innings, both teams went scoreless. In the bottom of the bringing in David Freese from third base.
fourth, after Albert Pujols was hit by a pitch, Matt Holliday Both teams need to take a greater advantage of runners
pulled the ball to right field for a double, moving Pujols to in scoring position with the Rangers going 0 for 5 and the
third. Wilson’s cutter drifted over the plate allowing Lance Cardinals going 2 for 9.
Berkman to pull another ball to right for a single, knocking For 7 of the past 8, and 19 of the last 23 World Series,
both runs in. the winner of Game 1, ended up winning the whole series.
World Series Schedule
Date Time At
Game 1 10/19 STL
Game 2 10/20 STL
Game 3 10/22 8:05 p.m. TEX
Game 4 10/23 8:05 p.m. TEX
Game 5 10/24 8:05 p.m. TEX
Game 6 10/26 8:05 p.m. STL
Game 7 10/27 8:05 p.m. STL
Cardinals’ Chris Carpenter beats Rangers’ Michael Young to first to end the sixth inning of Game 1. AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
2011 Regular Season
H HR RBI SO B. Avg
Young 213 11 106 78 0.338
Napoli 118 30 75 85 0.320
Hamilton 145 25 94 93 0.298
Beltre 144 32 105 53 0.296
Andrus 164 5 60 74 0.279
Murphy 111 11 46 61 0.275
Cruz 125 29 87 116 0.263
Kinsler 158 32 77 71 0.255
Back for a second round The hot streak
St. Louis Cardinals
Since the Rangers moved to Arlington in 1972, they There is something to be said for a team on fire.
haven’t even managed to make it to the playoffs. Then last The Cardinals finished August ten and a half games
year, not only did they finally reach the playoffs, the man- behind the Atlanta Braves. The Cardinals went 18-8
aged to exceed expectations and make it all the way to the in September to come all the way back and clinch Jay
World Series. To everyone’s further surprise, the managed the wild card. After the amazing streak into the
to be the American League Champions for the second year playoffs, St. Louis managed to be the top National Holliday Berkman
in a row. This time, they are hoping to put their name in League team as well as the winner of their division
the record books. in order to move into the World Series.
Don’t like the starters? Try the bullpen. A bullpen and an ace
Everyone said that Cliff Lee was essential for the Rang- Texas and St. Louis are facing the same problem. Furcal Punto
ers victory last year. While the Rangers had a hard time No St. Louis starter lasted more than five innings in
finding a replacement ace, their bullpen has been win- the NLCS. Similar to the Rangers, the Cardinals bull Freese Pujols
ning their games. C.J. Wilson has assumed the role of first pen managed to have 1.88 ERA in the NLCS over 28 Carpenter
starter, and his ERA is a 2.94 for the regular season but his and two thirds innings. However, unlike the Rang-
record is 1-4, with a 5.40 ERA in seven games this post- ers, the Cards have an actual ace in Chris Carpenter.
season. The Ranger bull pen on the other hand managed Carpenter is 7-2 with a 3.11 ERA in 12 career post- Molina, Y.
to have a 1.32 ERA between them for the entire series season starts. Anyone who watched Game 1 could
against Detriot (27 and a third innings) see Carpenter wanted the win.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Sluggers The Management 2011 Regular Season
This match up might come down to the lineups. A batting Tony La Russa is the first manager to take two Player Statistics
order of Hamilton, Young, Beltre, Napoli and Cruz all pull- different teams, the Oakland Atheletics and the St. H HR RBI SO B. Avg
ing their own weight could be dangerous. If Josh Hamilton Louis Cardinals, to a World Series on three differ- Molina, Y. 145 14 65 44 0.305
can power through his groin injury, he can turn the Rangers ent occasions. He is an expert at maximizing talent. Berkman 147 31 94 93 0.301
around for some wins. The Rangers managed to have both While he may rely on his bull pen and his 3-4-5 hit- Pujols 173 37 99 58 0.299
the highest batting average (0.283) and the second highest ters (Pujols - Berkman - Holliday), the rest of his Freese 99 10 55 75 0.297
slugging percentage (0.460) in the American League. team isn’t too shabby. Jay 135 10 37 81 0.297
Holliday 132 22 75 93 0.296
Texas Rangers St. Louis Cardinals Punto 37 1 20 21 0.278
2011 Regular Season 2011 Regular Season Furcal 50 7 16 18 0.255
Team Statistics Team Statistics
Win-Lose 96-66 Runs 855 Win-Lose 90-72 Runs 762
On Base %
On Base %
0.341 The Road to the World Series
Away 44-37 B. Average 0.283 Away 45-36 B. Average 0.273 ALDS NLDS
NY Yankees - 2 Philadelphia Phillies - 2
So who would you pick? Detriot Tigers - 3 St. Louis Cardinals - 3
The Rangers are all around better on paper. They Texas Rangers - 3 Milwaukee Brewers - 3
have the lineup and the bullpen, and their starters Tampa Bay Rays - 1 Arizona Diamondbacks - 2
aren’t much different then the Cardinals. Texas has
five starters with 25 or more homeruns and all of their
starting fielders have over 100 hits for the regular sea- ALCS NLCS
son. The Cardinals have certain players worth their Detriot Tigers - 2 Milwaukee Brewers - 2
weight in goal, but do they rely on them more than Texas Rangers - 4 St. Louis Cardinals - 4
My answer, if Game 1 is proof of anything is that if
you trust in your strength you can overcome the worst World Series
odds. The Cardinals have worked incredibly hard just Texas Rangers
to be where they are, and they’re not going to go down
without a fight. A little bit of heart can go a long way.
St. Louis Cardinals
This playoff has seen long series, therefore my pick
is the Cardinals in 6. Even if the Rangers manage to
make it to a seventh game, they would have to start
Derek Holland, who is shaky at best, and would prob-
ably lose in 7 games as well. If the Rangers want any
chance of winning, they need to jump on the Cardinals
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
starters and get early leads. AP Photo/Eric Gay
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Exotic animals released in Ohio, shot by Sheriff’s office
ZANESVILLE, Ohio ways told motorists, “Cau-
(AP) — Sheriff’s deputies tion exotic animals” and
shot nearly 50 wild animals “Stay in vehicle.”
— including 18 rare Ben- Officers were ordered to
gal tigers and 17 lions — kill the animals instead of
in a big-game hunt across trying to bring them down
the state’s countryside with tranquilizers for fear
Wednesday after the owner that those hit with darts
of an exotic-animal park would escape in the dark-
threw their cages open and ness before they dropped
committed suicide in what and would later regain con-
may have been one last act sciousness.
of spite against his neigh- “These animals were on
bors and police. the move, they were show-
As homeowners ner- ing aggressive behavior,”
vously hid indoors, officers Sheriff Matt Lutz said.
armed with high-powered “Once the nightfall hit, our
rifles and shoot-to-kill or- biggest concern was hav-
ders fanned out through ing these animals roam-
fields and woods to hunt ing.”
down 56 animals that had The sheriff would not
been turned loose from the speculate why Thompson
Muskingum County Ani- killed himself and why
mal Farm by owner Terry he left open the cages and
Thompson before he shot fences at his 73-acre pre-
himself to death Tuesday. serve, dooming the animals
After an all-night hunt he seemed to love so much.
that extended into Wednes- Thompson, 62, had had
day afternoon, 48 animals repeated run-ins with the
were killed. Six others — law and his neighbors. AP Photo/HO
three leopards, a grizzly Lutz said that the sheriff’s Carcasses lay on the ground at the Muskingum County Animal Farm Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in Ohio. Sheriff’s deputies shot 48 animals, after Terry
bear and two monkeys — office had received nu- Thompson, owner of the private Muskingum County Animal Farm near Zanesville, threw their cages open Tuesday, then committed suicide.
were captured and taken to merous complaints since
the Columbus Zoo. A wolf 2004 about animals escap- appeared on the “Rachael mal preserve. She said she Tuesday night to see no Kasich said Wednesday
was later found dead, leav- ing onto neighbors’ prop- Ray Show” in 2008 as an managed to hit a tiger with one out around town, and during a meeting of Dix
ing a monkey as the only erty. The sheriff’s office animal handler for a zo- a tranquilizer dart, but the the signs warning drivers Communications editors:
animal still on the loose. also said that Thompson ologist guest, said show animal charged toward her to stay in their cars were “Clearly, we need tougher
Those destroyed in- had been charged over the spokeswoman Lauren and then turned and be- “surreal.” laws. We haven’t had them
cluded six black bears, two years with animal cruelty, Nowell. gan to flee before the drug Some townspeople were in this state. Nobody’s
grizzlies, a wolf, a baboon animal neglect and allow- The sheriff’s office start- could take effect, and dep- saddened by the deaths. dealt with this, and we
and three mountain lions. ing animals to roam. ed getting calls Tuesday uties shot the big cat. At a nearby Moose Lodge, will. And we’ll deal with it
Dead animals were be- He had gotten out of evening that wild animals At an afternoon news Bill Weiser said: “It’s in a comprehensive way.”
ing buried on Thompson’s federal prison just last were loose just west of conference, the sheriff said breaking my heart, them Barney Long, an expert
farm, officials said. month after serving a year Zanesville. Deputies went that the danger had passed shooting those animals.” at the World Wildlife Fund,
“It’s like Noah’s Ark for possessing unregistered to the animal preserve and and that people could move Ohio has some of the na- noted that tigers in general
wrecking right here in guns. found Thompson dead and around freely again, but tion’s weakest restrictions are endangered. He said
Zanesville, Ohio,” lament- John Ellenberger, a all the cages open. Several that the monkey would on exotic pets and among there appear to be fewer
ed Jack Hanna, TV person- neighbor, speculated that aggressive animals were probably be shot because it the highest number of in- of them living in the wild
ality and former director of Thompson freed the ani- near his body and had to be was believed to be carrying juries and deaths caused by than there are in captivity
the Columbus Zoo. mals to get back at neigh- shot, the sheriff said. a herpes disease. them. At least nine people in the U.S. alone. Over the
Hanna defended the bors and police. “Nobody Sheriff’s Deputy Jona- “It was like a war zone have been injured since last century, the worldwide
sheriff’s decision to kill the much cared for him,” El- than Merry was among the with all the shooting and 2005 and one person was population has plunged
animals but said the deaths lenberger said. first to respond Tuesday. so forth with the animals,” killed, according to Born from about 100,000 in the
of the Bengal tigers were Angie McElfresh, who He said he shot a number said Sam Kopchak, who Free USA, an animal advo- wild to as few as 3,200, he
especially tragic. There lives in an apartment near of animals, including a was outside Tuesday after- cacy group. said.
are only about 1,400 of the the farm and hunkered gray wolf and a black bear. noon when he saw Thomp- On Wednesday, the Hu- More than half are Ben-
endangered cats left in the down with her family in He said the bear charged son’s horses acting up. mane Society of the Unit- gal tigers, which live in
world, he said. fear, said “it could have him and he fired his pis- Kopchak said he turned ed States criticized Gov. isolated pockets across
“When I heard 18, I been an ‘f-you’ to every- tol, killing it with one shot and saw a male lion lying John Kasich for allowing a Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar,
was still in disbelief,” he body around him.” when it was about 7 feet down on the other side of a statewide ban on the buy- India and Bangladesh, he
said. “The most magnifi- Thompson had rescued away. fence. ing and selling of exotic said in a telephone inter-
cent creature in the entire some of the animals at his “All these animals have “The fence is not going pets to expire in April. The view.
world, the tiger is.” preserve and purchased the ability to take a hu- to be a fence that’s going organization urged the state “The tragic shooting
As the hunt dragged many others, said Colum- man out in the length of a to hold an African lion,” to immediately issue emer- of 18 tigers in Ohio really
on outside of Zanesville, bus Zoo spokeswoman Pat- second,” said Merry, who Kopchak said. gency restrictions. highlights what is happen-
population 25,000, schools ty Peters. called himself an animal Danielle Berkheimer “How many incidents ing on a daily basis to ti-
closed in the mostly rural It was not immediately lover but said he knew he said she was nervous as must we catalog before the gers in the wild throughout
area of farms and widely clear how Thompson man- was protecting the commu- she drove home Tuesday state takes action to crack Asia,” Long added in an
spaced homes 55 miles aged to support the pre- nity. night and afraid to let her down on private owner- email. “Their numbers are
east of Columbus. Parents serve and for what purpose “What a tragedy,” said two dogs out in the yard. ship of dangerous exotic being decimated by poach-
were warned to keep chil- it was operated, since it Barb Wolfe, a veterinarian “When it’s 300-pound animals?” Wayne Pacelle, ing and habitat loss, and
dren and pets indoors. And was not open to the pub- with The Wilds, a nearby cats, that’s scary,” she said. president and CEO, said in that is the real travesty
flashing signs along high- lic. But Thompson had zoo-sponsored wild ani- She said it had been odd a statement. here.”
Few Americans willing to take immigrants’ jobs in Alabama
show only nominal interest. machine to pick the berries. Alabama residents who have big cities,” he said.
“I’ve had people calling “I did everything I pos- taken immigrant jobs. Either Tomato farmer Wayne
me wanting to work,” Smith sibly could to be legal and they were not made avail- Smith said he has never
said. “I haven’t turned any honest and not part of the able, or didn’t want to speak been able to keep a staff of
of them down, but they’re problem,” Horner said. publicly. American workers in his 25
not any good. It’s hard work, “Morally, I can’t knowingly Brent Martin, an Alabama years of farming.
they just don’t work like the hire illegal workers.” resident, started working “People in Alabama are
Hispanics with experience.” Gov. Robert Bentley, a on a tomato farm in an area not going to do this,” said
Alabama passed its law in Republican who signed the northeast of Birmingham af- Smith, who grows about
June and it was immediately law, started a program last ter the law was passed. On 75 acres of tomatoes in the
challenged by the Obama week to help businesses, Thursday, he and two other northeast part of the state.
administration as it has been particularly farmers, make Americans were clearing “They’d work one day and
in other states. Unlike those up for the lost labor. So far, about 24,000 tomato stakes then just wouldn’t show up
states’ measures, Alabama’s about 260 people interested off a 4-acre plot. He said again.”
law was left largely in place in temporary agricultural few Americans who would At his farm, field workers
while challenges played out jobs have signed up. About stick with it. get $2 for every 25-pound
in court, frightening His- three dozen job openings “There are plenty who box of tomatoes they fill.
panics and driving many of have been posted, said Tara could do it, but would they? Skilled pickers can make
them away. Hutchison, a spokeswoman I don’t know about that. I anywhere from $200 to
The agriculture industry for the Alabama Department don’t see why they wouldn’t $300 a day, he said.
suffered the most immediate of Industrial Relations. She as bad as the economy is Unskilled workers make
impact. Farmers said they said the department doesn’t right now,” Martin said. much less.
will have to downsize or let know of anyone who has Relatively high unem- A crew of four Hispanics
crops die on the vine. As been hired. ployment rates — about 9 can earn about $150 each
the season’s harvest winds Sen. Scott Beason, a Re- percent in the U.S. and 9.9 by picking 250-300 boxes
down, many are worried publican, said he has re- in Alabama — are not likely of tomatoes in a day, said
about next year. ceived several emails and to push Americans toward Jerry Spencer, of Grow Ala-
In south Georgia, Connie phone calls from people farm work, said Demetrios bama, which purchases and
Horner has heard just about thanking him for helping Papademetriou, president sells locally owned produce.
AP Photo/Dave Martin every reason unemployed them get jobs. He described and co-founder of the Mi- A crew of 25 Americans re-
Tomato farmer Chad Smith, right, looks over one of his fields of ripening Americans don’t want to one getting promoted from gration Policy Institute. He cently picked 200 boxes —
tomatoes in Steele, Ala. Only a few of Smith’s field workers showed up for work on her blueberry farm. a part-time job with no ben- suggested the problem may giving them each $24 for the
work after Alabama’s new immigration law took effect last week. It’s hot, the hours are long, efits to a full-time job with be more deeply rooted. day.
the pay isn’t enough and it’s benefits because some other “This is a sector and an It may make sense for
ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — parts of the country, farm- just plain hard. immigrant workers left. industry ... that a long time some to sit on the couch.
Potato farmer Keith Smith ers must look beyond the “You can’t find legal He said none of the work- ago, going back to the 1940s Unemployment benefits
saw most of his immigrant nation’s borders for labor workers,” Horner said. “Ba- ers who thanked him have and probably before that was provide up to $265 a week
workers leave after Ala- because many Americans sically they last a day or wanted to talk to the media. abandoned,” Papademetriou while a minimum wage
bama’s tough immigration simply don’t want the back- two, literally.” “They are paranoid of said. “It was abandoned to job, at $7.25 an hour for 40
law took effect, so he hired breaking, low-paying jobs Horner, who runs an 8½- publicity. They are like, ‘I foreign workers.” hours, brings in $290.
Americans. It hasn’t worked immigrants are willing to acre organic blueberry farm, don’t want to get shredded Stan Eury, executive di- Spencer said the Ameri-
out: Most show up late, take. Politicians who support said she tried to use the gov- up like y’all are.’ ... I really rector of the North Carolina cans he has linked up with
work slower than seasoned the law say over time more ernment’s visa program to can’t blame them,” he said. Growers Association, said farmers are not physically
farm hands and are ready to unemployed Americans will hire foreign workers, but it Over the past two weeks, location matters, too. fit and do not work fast
call it a day after lunch or by fill these jobs. They insist was too costly and time con- The Associated Press has “Agriculture jobs are pri- enough.
midafternoon. Some quit af- it’s too early to consider the suming. reached out to the gover- marily in remote, rural areas. “It’s the harshest work
ter a single day. law a failure, yet numbers She plans to stop growing nor’s office and other offi- We see higher numbers of you can imagine doing,”
In Alabama and other from the governor’s office organically and start using a cials to provide the names of unemployed people in the Spencer said.
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Moammar Gadhafi shown no mercy NewsBrief
SIRTE, Libya (AP) —
Dragged from hiding in a
drainage pipe, a wounded In
Moammar Gadhafi raised his
hands and begged revolution- Like taking candy from a... bear?
ary fighters: “Don’t kill me,
my sons.” Within an hour, he GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A bear has feasted
was dead, but not before ju- on pecan logs, caramel apples and other treats at a
bilant Libyans had vented de- candy store in the Smoky Mountains resort town
cades of hatred by pulling the Gatlinburg, Tenn.
eccentric dictator’s hair and Employees reporting for work found the bear
parading his bloodied body Wednesday morning at the Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen,
on the hood of a truck. where the animal apparently had knocked a hole in a
The death Thursday of glass front door to enter, according to The Mountain
Gadhafi, two months after he Press.
was driven from power and Police propped open several back doors and made
into hiding, decisively bur- loud noises, and the bear ran into the woods.
ies the nearly 42-year regime The animal had spread candy on the floor, and
that had turned the oil-rich wrappers and packaging were strewn throughout a back
country into an international storeroom. Pecan logs had been chewed and chunks
pariah and his own personal were missing out of caramel apples.
fiefdom. Bob Miller of the Great Smoky Mountains National
It also thrusts Libya into a Park said bears are active this time of year, searching
new age in which its transi- for food before hibernation.
tional leaders must overcome
deep divisions and rebuild Bandit wearing Spider Man mask foiled by clerks
nearly all its institutions from
scratch to achieve dreams of JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A note to would-
democracy. be crooks channeling their favorite superheroes: Just
“We have been wait- because you’re wearing the mask, it doesn’t mean you
ing for this historic moment have super powers.
for a long time. Moammar Authorities in North Carolina say a sword-wielding
Gadhafi has been killed,” bandit wearing a Spider-Man mask walked into a
Prime Minister Mahmoud convenience store Wednesday morning and demanded
Jibril said in the capital of money.
Tripoli. “I would like to call The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office says the
on Libyans to put aside the clerk pulled out a broom and poked the suspect in the
grudges and only say one stomach. A second clerk joined in the struggle. The
word, which is Libya, Libya, suspect lost his mask and part of his ponytail was
Libya.” ripped out before he fled.
President Barack Obama Sheriff’s deputies found him at a nearby home. Fifty-
told the Libyan people: “You six-year-old Dale Foughty faces several charges. He
have won your revolution.” is jailed under $100,000 bond. It wasn’t immediately
Although the U.S. brief- known if he had an attorney.
ly led the relentless NATO
bombing campaign that House cat meets distant cousin - a mountain lion
sealed Gadhafi’s fate, Wash- Libyan-Americans celebrated the death of the Libyan leader. AP Photo/SouthTownStar, Brett roseman
ington later took a second- BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Gail Loveman’s 11-year-
ary role to its allies. Britain Gadhafi made many defiant lar account to Arab TV sta- country liberated. old cat named Zeus usually stands tall and hisses when
and France said they hoped speeches, was packed with tions. It rules out a scenario he sees a squirrel outside his owner’s home. He wasn’t
that his death would lead to a revelers. Gadhafi and several body- some had feared — that Gad- as much of a tough guy when the animal on the other
more democratic Libya. In Sirte, the ecstatic for- guards took refuge in a drain- hafi might flee into Libya’s side of the glass was a mountain lion.
Other leaders have fallen mer rebels celebrated the age pipe under a highway southern deserts and lead a Loveman tells The Denver Post the encounter lasted
in the Arab Spring uprisings, city’s fall after weeks of nearby. After clashes ensued, resistance campaign. Follow- about five minutes before the mountain lion wandered
but the 69-year-old Gad- fighting by firing endless Gadhafi emerged, telling the ing the fall of Tripoli on Aug. off from her house near the foothills west of Boulder.
hafi is the first to be killed. rounds into the sky, pumping fighters outside, “What do 21, Gadhafi loyalists mount- Loveman says she was in her home office last
He was shot to death in his their guns, knives and even you want? Don’t kill me, my ed fierce resistance in several Thursday when she heard a noise and turned to see the
hometown of Sirte, where a meat cleaver in the air and sons,” according to Bashagha areas, including Sirte, pre- mountain lion on the porch.
revolutionary fighters over- singing the national anthem. and Hassan Doua, a fighter venting the new leadership Zeus entered the room and walked to the sliding
whelmed the last of his loyal- The outpouring of joy re- who was among those who from declaring full victory. glass door for a closer look while Loveman snapped
ist supporters Thursday after flected the deep hatred of captured him. Earlier this week, revolution- photos.
weeks of heavy battles. a leader who had brutally Bashagha said Gadhafi ary fighters gained control of Loveman went upstairs and spotted a second
Also killed in the city was warped Libya with his idio- died in the ambulance from one stronghold, Bani Walid. mountain lion. She says both jumped a fence and left.
one of his feared sons, Mua- syncratic rule. After seizing wounds suffered during the Information Minister
tassim, while another son — power in a 1969 coup that clashes. Abdel-Jalil Abdel- Mahmoud Shammam told Hawk rescued after being rescued
one-time heir apparent Seif toppled the monarchy, Gad- Aziz, a doctor who accom- AP that Muatassim Gadhafi from Texas car grille
al-Islam — was wounded hafi created a “revolutionary” panied the body in the am- was killed in Sirte. Abdel-
and captured. An AP reporter system of “rule by the mass- bulance during the 120-mile Aziz, the doctor who accom- GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A hawk that struck a
saw cigarette burns on Muat- es,” which supposedly meant drive to Misrata, said Gad- panied Gadhafi’s body in the car traveling more than 60 mph survived but needed
assim’s body. every citizen participated in hafi died from two bullet ambulance, said Muatassim the help of a Dallas-area mechanic to extract it from the
Bloody images of Gad- government but really meant wounds — to the head and was shot in the chest. Also vehicle’s grille.
hafi’s last moments raised all power was in his hands. chest. killed was Gadhafi’s Defense Matt Whitehead, a mechanic at Park Place Lexus
questions over how exactly He wielded it erratically, im- A government account of Minister Abu Bakr Younis. in Grapevine, says he thought the red-tailed hawk
he died after he was captured posing random rules while Gadhafi’s death said he was Justice Minister Mo- was dead until the animal blinked. But it wasn’t even
wounded, but alive. Video crushing opponents, often captured unharmed and later hammed al-Alagi said Seif missing a feather.
on Arab television stations hanging anyone who plotted was mortally wounded in the al-Islam Gadhafi had been WFAA-TV reports a driver on Saturday stopped by
showed a crowd of fighters against him in public squares. crossfire from both sides. wounded in the leg and was the dealership to say he the bird flew into the front of
shoving and pulling the goa- Abroad, Gadhafi posed as Amnesty International being held in a hospital in his car.
teed, balding Gadhafi, with a Third World leader, while urged the revolutionary fight- the city of Zlitan, northwest Whitehead extricated the hawk by breaking apart the
blood splattered on his face funding militants, terror ers to give a complete report, of Sirte. Shammam said Seif grille. The bird could flap its wings, but not fly.
and soaking his shirt. groups and guerrilla armies. saying it was essential to was captured in Sirte, but the Whitehead took the injured creature to veterinarian
Gadhafi struggled against His regime was blamed in conduct “a full, independent senior NTC leadership did Greg Moore, who said Monday he’s monitoring the
them, stumbling and shout- the 1988 bombing of Pan Am and impartial inquiry to es- not immediately confirm. animal and is optimistic that the hawk will recover
ing as the fighters pushed Flight 103 over Lockerbie, tablish the circumstances of The National Council will from a concussion and internal injuries.
him onto the hood of a pick- Scotland and the downing Col. Gadhafi’s death.” declare liberation on Satur-
up truck. One fighter held of a French passenger get in The TV images of Gad- day, Mohamed Sayeh, a se- Swedish bird catcher convicted of animal cruelty
him down, pressing on his Africa the following year, as hafi’s bloodied body sent nior council member, said.
thigh with a pair of shoes in a well as the 1986 bombing of ripples across the Arab world That begins a key timetable STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish man who
show of contempt. a German discotheque fre- and on social networks such toward creating a new sys- captured 13,000 wild birds and kept hundreds of them
Fighters propped him on quented by U.S. servicemen as Twitter. tem: The NTC has always locked up in his home has been convicted of animal
the hood as they drive for that killed three people. Many wondered whether said it will form a new in- cruelty and illegal hunting and sentenced to a year and
several moments, apparently The day began with revo- a similar fate awaits Syria’s terim government within a a half in prison.
to parade him around in vic- lutionary forces bearing Bashar Assad and Yemen’s month of liberation and will The Hudiksvall district court says 39-year-old
tory. down on the last of Gad- Ali Abdullah Saleh, two hold elections within eight Pierre Johansson used illegal nets and traps to capture
“We want him alive. We hafi’s heavily armed loyal- leaders clinging to power months. the birds, including owls, falcons, hawks, sparrows,
want him alive,” one man ists who in recent days had in the face of long-running But the revolutionary pheasants and woodpeckers.
shouted before Gadhafi was been squeezed into a block of Arab Spring uprisings. For forces are an unruly mix of After documenting his catch, he released most of
dragged off the hood, some buildings of about 700 square the millions of Arabs yearn- militias from Libya’s major them but the court said Monday that Johansson also
fighters pulling his hair, to- yards. ing for freedom, democracy cities, and already differences kept hundreds of birds locked up in cages in his garage
ward an ambulance. A large convoy of vehicles and new leadership, the death have emerged between them. and a hen house on his property.
Later footage showed moved out of the buildings, of one of the region’s most Revolutionaries from Tripoli, Johansson claims he wanted to give the birds shelter
fighters rolling Gadhafi’s and revolutionary forces brutal dictators will likely Misrata and Benghazi — during the winter and never intended to harm them.
lifeless body over on the moved to intercept it, said inspire and invigorate the Libya’s second-largest city His lawyer did not immediately return calls seeking
pavement, stripped to the Fathi Bashagha, spokes- movement for change. that has served as the rebel comment.
waist and a pool of blood man for the Misrata Military As word spread of Gad- capital during the civil war
under his head. His body Council, which commanded hafi’s death, jubilant Libyans — have exchanged accusa- Small bear makes big mess at Alaskan grocery store
was then paraded on a car the fighters who captured poured into Tripoli’s central tions that each is trying to
through Misrata, a nearby him. At 8:30 a.m., NATO Martyr’s Square, chanting dominate the new rule. KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A bear walks into
city that suffered a brutal warplanes struck the convoy, “Syria! Syria!” — urging the Also, Islamic fundamen- a grocery store. While that may sound like the start of
siege by regime forces dur- a hit that stopped it from es- Syrian opposition on to vic- talists have taken an increas- joke, it’s what really happened Saturday in Ketchikan,
ing the eight-month civil war caping, according to French tory. ingly prominent role, push- Alaska.
that eventually ousted Gad- Defense Minister Gerard “This will signal the death ing for some form of Islamic The Ketchikan Daily News reports a small black
hafi. Crowds in the streets Longuet. of the idea that Arab leaders state in Libya, causing fric- bear cub walked in the front door of Tatsuda’s IGA.
cheered, “The blood of mar- Fighters then clashed with are invincible,” said Egyptian tion with more secular lead- The scared animal found its way to a produce cooler,
tyrs will not go in vain.” loyalists in the convoy for activist and blogger Hossam ers. where it made a mess.
Thunderous celebratory three hours, with rocket-pro- Hamalawi. “Mubarak is in a “Libyans aim for multipar- Meat department manager Joe Stollar filmed the
gunfire and cries of “God is pelled grenades, anti-aircraft cage, Ben Ali ran away, and ty politics, justice, democra- bear’s capture. He says the little bear was just trying to
great” rang out across Tripoli weapons and machine guns. now Gadhafi killed. ... All cy and freedom,” said Libyan hide.
well past midnight, leaving Members of the convoy got this will bring down the red Defense Minister Jalal al-De- A customer captured the bear and let it loose from
the smell of sulfur in the air. out of the vehicles, Bashagha line that we can’t get these gheili. “The end of Gadhafi the store’s back door onto a trail leading to the woods.
People wrapped revolution- said. guys.” is not the aim, we say the mi- Authorities suspect it was an orphaned bear since its
ary flags around toddlers and Gadhafi and other sup- Thursday’s final blows nor struggle is over. The big- mother wasn’t nearby.
flashed V for victory signs as porters fled on foot, with to the Gadhafi regime allow ger struggle is now coming. Several thousand dollars of ruined produce was
they leaned out car windows. fighters in pursuit, he said. A Libya’s interim leadership, This will not happen unless donated to a livestock owner.
Martyrs’ Square, the former Gadhafi bodyguard captured the National Transitional all the Libyan people are ...
Green Square from which as they ran away gave a simi- Council, to declare the entire united.”
18 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 THE STUTE
Field Hockey 8-6 This is Women’s Tennis 10-0
Women’s Soccer 9-3-3 Men’s Soccer 12-2
Women’s Volleyball 13-18
Four Ducks score as men’s
soccer defeats RU-Newark 4-0
SSI - The Stevens Insti- ute apart. First came Stal-
tute of Technology men’s
soccer team (12-2) used
lone’s strike, which was
set up by Zach Bowman’s On Deck in
four second-half goals to centering pass. Stallone
turn a 0-0 match at the half
into comfortable 4-0 victo-
turned and ripped a shot
towards the goal from 24
ry over Rutgers-Newark on yards out to give Stevens
Tuesday night in non-con- the lead they would not re-
ference action. Freshman
Jonathan Stallone scored
linquish. It was the first ca-
reer collegiate goal for the
his first collegiate goal freshman. Men’s Swimming
- what proved to be the 54 seconds later at
game-winner - and sopho- 50:13, Curtis Stecyk and at NYU/Cortland
more Paul Killian earned Zach Adler engineered a 5:00 p.m.
his second-straight shutout pretty give-and-go at the
in the cage for the Ducks. top of the box with Adler Women’s Swimming
Stevens dominated the earning the first of two
first half statistically, out- consecutive assists on that at NYU/Cortland
shooting the Scarlet Raid- play. Stecyk’s goal gave 5:00 p.m.
ers 12-2 in the period and Stevens a 2-0 lead and
doubling the amount of seemed to settle the game Women’s Volleyball
Rutgers corner kicks (4- for a stretch. vs. Alfred
2). Though the ball was Then with 26 min- 7:30 p.m.
consistently in the Stevens utes remaining, Bowman
Jeffrey Vock Photography
offensive zone, the Ducks got off a hard shot that
Stevens took four second-half goals to accomplish their 4-0 victory over Rutgers-Newark on Tuesday.
could not gain the advan- was heading for the up- talize on the ensuing corner nice move to shake his de- The men’s soccer
tage on the scoreboard and
the half ended in a score-
per reaches of the net. The
Rutgers goalie was able to
kick, however, with senior
Anthony Roden heading in
fender and a shot from 25
yards out that found the
team will host its senior
day on Saturday, Octo-
less tie. tip it just enough so that Adler’s service to the box back of the net. ber 22 as the team hosts
Not five minutes into the ball nailed the crossbar for the 3-0 advantage. Stevens totaled 27 shots St. John Fisher College. Field Hockey
the second half, Stevens instead of the nylon and Five minutes later, in the match, while Killian Kickoff is slated for 11 at Hartwick
broke the game open with continued out of bounds. sophomore Ernesto Solis was asked to make two a.m. at the DeBaun Ath- 10:00 a.m.
two goals less than a min- The Ducks would capi- capped the scoring with a saves to earn the shutout. letic Complex.
Nikish named Empire 8 field Men’s golf closes fall 11:00 a.m.
hockey Player of the Week season at invitational at NYU/Cortland
SSI - Junior captain that began on a penalty loose ball in front. The SSI -The Stevens Insti- with a 622 on the par- Women’s Soccer
Mary Nikish of the Ste- corner. final score came with tute of Technology men’s 70 Hudson National
vens Institute of Technol- The junior forward 0:00 on the clock and golf team placed sixth at Golf Course.
ogy field hockey team then scored three times occurred on a Price- the New York University/ Freshman Cameron
was named the Empire 8 in a hard-fought win over initiated penalty corner. Manhattanville College Hill had a solid first
Player of the Week for her Elmira College to help lift It was Nikish’s ninth of Invitational on Monday. round for Stevens with Women’s Swimming
performance in two Duck the Ducks to their fourth the year and she is now Stevens notched a two- an 84. at NYU/Cortland
wins. She totaled four Empire 8 win of the sea- tied for the team lead round total of 695 with The event was origi- 1:00 p.m.
goals in two games as the son. Her first marker with Chavez. a 349 in round one and nally scheduled as a
Ducks improved to 4-1 came in the 20th minute Stevens is tied for a 346 in round two. The two-day tournament Women’s Tennis
in the Empire 8 and 8-5 when sophomore forward first place in the confer- Ducks were led by fresh- (Sunday, Monday)
overall as they head down Rachel Chavez made a ence at 4-1 with Utica man Dave Stires who but a late start Sunday Empire 8 Semis
the stretch of the regular cross in front on a break- College, but the Pio- turned in two 84’s for a caused the round to be 1:00 p.m.
season. away that Nikish was able neers hold the head-to- total of 168. suspended and finished
Nikish scored 2:22 to convert into a 1-0 lead. head tiebreaker. Wash- William Tischler was early Monday. Women’s Volleyball
overtime versus William Her second score came ington & Jefferson the medalist, tallying a The Ducks now head vs. Elmira
Paterson University. She with 20 minutes left in College and Hartwick 72 and 79 (151) and help- to the offseason and 10:00 a.m.
tallied courtesy of a Jil- the second half and broke College are tied for ing Manhattanville to the will resume play in
lian Price assist on a play a 1-1 tie, banging home a third at 3-2. win. The Valiants finished 2012. vs. Ithaca
Women’s soccer nationally ranked in latest NSCAA poll taking 22nd spot Sunday
SSI - In the latest Na- 2011 season with two
tional Soccer Coaches losses but have only Equestrian
Association of America been defeated once at All-Region
(NSCAA) top-25 poll, re- since then to post a 9-3- 8:00 a.m.
leased today, October 18, 2 overall record going
the Stevens Institute of into the final two weeks Women’s Tennis
Technology women’s soc- of the regular season.
cer team earned the 22nd On October 19th, Empire 8 Finals
spot. This is the first time Stevens hosted a top- 10:00 a.m.
the Ducks have been in 25 matchup with No.
this year’s national rank- 20 The College of New
ings. Stevens has also re-
ceived the third position
in the East Region, which
Jersey at 7:30 p.m at
the De Baun Athletic
Complex. This was the
is the highest ranking this second-straight season Field Hockey
year for the Ducks. in which both teams
Stevens has won five- have been in the na- vs. New Paltz
straight contests by a tional poll when they 7:00 p.m.
combined score of 14-2. competed against each
One of those victories other. The game ended Women’s Soccer
came against then No. 11 up a 1-1 draw. Last sea- at Western Conn.
Ithaca College, 2-1, in a son, the Lions were the 7:00 p.m.
double overtime Empire No. 2 team in the coun-
8 Conference showdown. try, while Stevens was
Ithaca is now ranked 18th 17th, and the two teams
in the country. played to a 0-0 draw in
Jeffrey Vock Photography
The Women’s Soccer team took 22nd in the poll, making them the first nationally ranked team this year. The Ducks started the Ewing, N.J.
Women’s volleyball falls to Averett and New Paltz Pearson gets Empire 8 women’s to Laura
SSI - On Saturday, Octo-
ber 15, the Stevens Institute
Janes also paced Stevens
with five blocks and added
25-19, 25-18, Kowal-
ska led all players with
Swimmer of the Week nod Barito, the
of Technology women’s four digs, while Dickinson 17 kills and added seven SSI - Senior Sian Pear- team which earned a
volleyball team dropped chipped in two blocks and digs. son was named the Em- win, clocking a 3:41.94.
both matches in a tri-match two digs. Gates put together a pire 8 Swimmer of the Junior Natalie Fitz, NCAA Woman
at Canavan Arena on Senior Junior Maggie Kow- solid effort for the Ducks Week for her performance freshman Nicole Miller,
Day. The Ducks fell to Av- alska tallied a team-high with a match-high 44 as- in the Stevens Institute of and sophomore Louise
erett University, 3-0, in the
opening match, and then
10 digs to go along with
four blocks and a service
sists and chipped in eight
digs and two kills.
Technology win over in-
state rival Montclair State
Moores were all mem-
bers of the relay.
of the Year!
was on the wrong end of a ace. Sophomore Samantha Janes and Dickinson University on Saturday. Stevens (1-0) took
3-1 decision to SUNY New Gates dished out a team- combined for 21 kills and Pearson was a member of Saturday’s season-
Paltz. Stevens has a week best 13 assists with five four blocks in the loss. a winning relay and also opening dual by a 160-
off before traveling up to digs. Janes tallied 10 kills and earned a pair of individual 94 final and earned
Rochester, N.Y. for the Stevens’ sophomore two blocks, while Dickin- victories on the afternoon. the top time in all 16
second round of Empire 8 Mary Caulson and fresh- son recorded 11 kills and Pearson took the top- events. The Ducks will
Conference crossover play. man Katie Hall both re- two blocks as well. spot in the 500-yard return to action on Fri-
In the three-set loss, 25- corded two kills, while Sophomore Hannah freestyle with a time of day and Saturday at the
19, 25-14, 26-24, senior Caulson also registered six Gasper paced the Ducks 5:16.89 and the 200-yard New York University
Kate Janes and sophomore digs and two blocks. back line with 13 digs, butterfly (2:13.87). She Fall Invitational where
Chrissy Dickinson led the In the four-set falter to while Caulson registered also was a member of the they take on NYU and
Ducks with eight kills each. New Paltz, 19-25, 25-18, five kills and four digs. 400-yard freestyle relay SUNY Cortland.