T H E B A L L S T A T E
CLARIFICATION E L E C T I O N
W W W . B S U D A I LY N E W S . C O M
September 23, 2004
Vol. 84, Issue 23
In the Monday edition of The
Ball State Daily News, a stor y
incorrectly reported the
involvement of the Fulbright
Scholar program with Dr.
Ahmed Moussali as a visiting
Kerry drops ads in four states
Bush won Arizona, four states in 2000, and Kerry starting the second week of
lecturer. The American can’t win the White House without October, campaign officials said,
University in Beirut started
and directs the program spon-
Arkansas, Louisiana, taking one or two of them away but those will likely be tabled, too.
from the Republican incumbent. The officials, who spoke on
soring Dr. Moussali’s lecturing Missouri in 2000 The ads were scheduled to condition of anonymity, said
begin airing Oct. 5 as part of a $5 Arizona, Arkansas and Louisiana
series. The Daily News million investment through Nov. are unlikely to see Kerry ads
regrets this error. Ron Fournier s Associated Press 2, but campaign advis- unless there is a
ers concluded Kerry major shift in the
DNINSIDE WASHINGTON — Bowing to
political realities, Democratic
isn’t doing well
enough in the states Bush campaign:
ics. Missouri is still
presidential candidate John Kerry to justify the cost. www.georgewbush.com the subject of
has canceled plans to begin The campaign, debate inside the
broadcasting television commer- which has reserved campaign, with
cials in Arizona, Arkansas, commercial time in 20 www.johnkerry.com. some advisers
Louisiana and the perennial bat- states through pushing to adver-
tleground of Missouri. Election Day, notified television tise in the traditional swing state.
The decision to shrink his polit- stations in the four states that With its burgeoning exurbs and
ical playing field reduces Kerry’s Kerry would not follow through rural areas turning more
strategic options — at least for on his plans for the first week of Republican every day, Missouri
now — in the homestretch of the October. DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATEJOHNKERRY delivers a speech in New York on
campaign. George W. Bush won all Plans are still in place to air ads Please see KERRY, page 2 Sept. 20. He recently pulled ads from Arizona. Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri.
Practices are at 9 p.m.
WATER POLO CLUB SGA
Mondays through Wednesdays
The Starving Artist Short Film
Festival showcases new students
and their flicks. SEE 72 HOURS
See what’s going on in the nation:
What will happen
to the Twinkies?!
(AP) – KANSAS CITY, Mo. —
Interstate Bakeries Corp., the Student Government Association
maker of lunch box staples unanimously passed its annual
Wonder Bread and Twinkies, budget of $72,120 Wednesday.
filed for bankruptcy The budget includes $12,000
Wednesday after months of for the reintroduction of the
financial turmoil brought on in cosponsorship fee, which SGA
uses to help student organiza-
part by the low-carb craze.
tions fund events.
The company will continue The fee was taken out of last
operating its bakeries, outlet year’s budget because of a
stores and distribution cen- $12,128 debt left over from Tolu
ters, and analysts said that its Olowomeye’s administration in
famous brands are unlikely to the 2002-03 academic year.
disappear from store shelves. Despite some concerns men-
tioned about the cosponsorship
The company had no immedi- fee at SGA’s Sept. 15 meeting,
ate plans to lay off additional Steve Geraci, president pro tem-
workers. But, he added, ‘‘It’s pore, said the financial committee
very rare in this country that voted 5-0 in approval of the fee
anyone goes through Chapter after it had heard the concerns
11 and is layoff-free.’’ raised.
“There were no dishonorable
IOWA STATE U. DN PHOTO/CHRISWEDDLE comment from members of the
TOMMIE CUTICCHIA gets ready to pass while Liz Haeuptle guards him during the Water Polo Club’s practice Wednesday at Lewellen Aquatic Center. The club financial committee,” Geraci said.
A hip look The largest item on the budget
competes in two or three tournaments during the fall semester. Opponents include other college club teams from Miami (Ohio), Michigan, Notre Dame and others.
packs back pains was wages, which received
$26,750. Of that money, the exec-
(U-WIRE) – Shoulder satchels utive board and president pro
may be the latest fashion trend H E A LT H LO CA L tempore receive $21,044. The
on campus, but using them president receives reimbursement
might carry risks for your health.
Jim Nespor, a physical therapist
and athletic trainer at Iowa State
Attorney General for full tuition, the vice president
receives reimbursement for five-
sixths of tuition, and the secre-
tary, treasurer and president pro
University, said people with heavy
backpacks have always had
problems, but he’s seeing more
people with back problems now
sues Walgreens tempore receive reimbursement
for two-thirds of tuition, Matt
Filer, SGA treasurer, said.
The members receive the pay-
that shoulder satchels are
becoming increasingly popular.
“They’re definitely not a good
store in Muncie ment through monthly checks
that start at the beginning of the
academic year, not when they
come into office in the spring.
thing for people orthopedically,” The rest of the budget for
Nespor said. Lawsuit seeks total doctors were altered 490 times
to ensure a reimbursement. wages goes to pay receptionists.
The second-largest item on the
The American Pediatrics
Association recommends that
award of $400,000 ‘‘The company, through its
pharmacists, circumvented budget was $22,794 for communi-
cation, which includes advertising
younger children have a backpack
that weighs less than 10 percent of
in penalties, relief established controls that
resulted in a loss to the in campus media.
Medicaid program of thou- According to the budget,
their body weight, but figures from By the Associated Press sands of dollars. $54,418 has already been set
Backpack Safety America, an edu- DN PHOTO/CHRISWEDDLE
Unfortunately, those actions apart for items that must be paid
cational organization, put the per- LINDSAY LEONHARD points out the number of AIDS cases in Indiana. She INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s could have also been detrimen- for, such as advertising, wages
centage for older students at 15 spoke about STDs as a representative from the Amelia T. Wood Health Center. attorney general has filed a tal to the patients the program and money for next year’s admin-
percent, Nespor said. lawsuit against Walgreen Co. is designed to protect from istration. SGA has $17,853 left in
the budget to fill the rest of the
The problems with shoulder accusing one of its Muncie potential drug misuse,’’
pharmacies of Medicaid Attorney General Steve Carter budget allocations, such as phone
satchels are worse than those bills, postage and awards.
fraud. said in the release.
caused by overloaded, two-strap The lawsuit claims that the Walgreens corporate
backpacks. Walgreens drugstore on West spokeswoman Carol Hively
DNNOTES on STD prevention
Jackson Street in the east-cen- said the company had been
tral Indiana city submitted discussing the claims with
$43,000 worth of fraudulent Carter’s office.
WEATHER billings to the state’s Medicaid ‘‘We were surprised that
Representative not taking care of themselves, and
we’re trying to educate people,”
the they would
make an ann-
Sunny from Health Center Leonhard said. “Some people
don’t listen, and that’s why (AIDS)
office said in a
news release Wed- The Court alleges the
addresses HIV, AIDS is spreading so quickly.”
AIDS is the national leading
The lawsuit filed
store submitted at least Hively said. ‘‘We
REMINDER cause of death among people 25 490 fraudulent bills for
First course withdrawal in Marion Superior the claims in the
period ends today. Fall YaShekia Smalls s Chief Reporter to 44 years old, with 40,000 new Court alleges that prescriptions to at least press release
Break begins Oct. 18. infections every year and 60 per- from January 2001 25 Medicaid recipients issued by the
A beer can, pack of birth control cent of these new cases being in to 2004 the store enrolled in a restricted A t t o r n e y
pills and soda bottle kicked off women, Leonhard said. More submitted at least card program. General’s office
Delta Sigma Theta’s “DST vs. than100 cases of AIDS and 60 HIV 490 fraudulent today. We
PARTNERSHIP STDs: Safe Sex and AIDS cases surface in Delaware County bills for prescrip- haven’t seen the
See tomorrow’s Awareness” discussion alone each year.
headlines today tions to at least 25 Medicaid lawsuit so we can’t add any-
Wednesday at the L.A. Pittenger Leonhard said women are bio- recipients enrolled in a thing else at this time.’’
at Nine. Student Center. logically more susceptible to AIDS restricted card program. The Attorney General’s
As students blindly selected the and must therefore receive HIV The restricted card program Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
items from a cardboard box, testing, pap smears and other limits access to prescription started the investigation after
CONTAC TU S sophomore Lindsay Leonhard, screenings more frequently to drugs for people who have a being alerted by the state’s
News desk: 285-8255 peer health educator with Ball help spot or prevent disease. possibility of misuse. Under Medicaid office in December.
Sports desk: 285-8245 State University’s Health Center, She said alcohol and drug abuse
Editor: 285-8249 the program, only certain doc- Including penalties and
highlighted each one’s link to sex are two of the leading risk factors tors are allowed to prescribe relief, the lawsuit seeks a total
Fax: 285-8248 and AIDS prevention. medications to card holders. award that could be more than
“College students are definitely Please see STD, page 2 The lawsuit said the names of $400,000.
PAGE 2 l NEWS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS
IN HISTORY INTELLIGENCE POLICE BEAT
1875 Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time at ROBERT J. McKENZIE, 20, 223 S. Manning St., was arrested at
age 15. He was in jail for two days. 1:57 a.m. Sept. 17 at 1400 W. Jackson St. on charges of public intoxica -
1897 Nine-year-old Stephen Kempton died in the tion and illegal possession.
first recorded traffic fatality in Great Britain. KENDRA L. HARRIS, 19, 2555 White River Blvd., was arrested a t
1943 Mussolini re-establishes a fascist regime
in northern Italy. move to White House 11:47 p.m. Sept. 17 at Dicks Street and University Avenue on charges of
driving under the influence, operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol
concentration of 0.18 and illegal possession.
DAVID M. MILLER, 21, 502 E. Main St., Jamestown, Ind., was
Ted Bridis s Associated Press dent at Verisign Inc., an infor- arrested at 10:08 p.m. Sept. 18 at 1308 W. Marsh St. on charges of pos-
WEATHER THIS WEEK mation security firm. But he session of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and
WASHINGTON — The House said he understood the frustra- maintaining a common nuisance.
FRIDAY Isolated T-Storms, High: 84, Low: 52 will propose moving cybersecuri- tion among some in the indus- JAY D. ICE, 25, 415 S. Main St., Farmland, Ind., was arrested at 4:21
SATURDAY Sunny, High: 76, Low: 45 ty offices from the Department of try and in Congress. a.m. Sept. 19 at Riverside Avenue and Dill Street on charges of driving
SUNDAY Sunny, High: 73, Low: 45 Homeland Security to the White The Department of Homeland under the influence and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol con-
MONDAY Mostly Sunny, High: 72, Low: 47 House as part of the intelligence Security considers equally centration of 0.15.
reorganization, according to draft important the protection of the
TUESDAY Partly Cloudy, High: 73, Low: 48 legislation obtained Wednesday nation’s physical structures,
STD: Health Center provides
WEDNESDAY Partly Cloudy, High: 70, Low: 49 by The Associated Press. such as bridges and buildings,
The bill, expected to be intro- and computer networks, which
duced Thursday, would place regulate the flow of electricity,
cybersecurity into the White
House budget office.
The change reflects frustra-
tion among some Republican
phone calls, finances and other
Many leading technology compa-
free, anonymous HIV test
nies have urged the Bush adminis- cated so they can make more
lawmakers about what they view tration to pay greater attention to Continued from PAGE 1
BSU DEMOCRATS informed decisions about using
as a lack of attention paid to cybersecurity, arguing that a shut-
Our next meeting will be at 5 p.m. in Bracken Library Room 201. Democrats in contracting HIV because it condoms correctly to have pro-
cybersecurity by the Department down of vital networks could lead
and Independents are welcome to attend. For more information email alters people’s perceptions of tected sex, as well as practicing
of Homeland Security (DHS). to sustained power outages and
email@example.com. their surroundings and often monogamy and abstinence, she
Some technology companies other serious disruptions. leads to unplanned sexual inter- said.
also have expressed similar con- ‘‘The fact that this is even
THE LUTHERAN CENTER course. Oral sex can also put “The only 100 percent cure is
cerns, but industry lobbyists being discussed reveals an
Worship begins at 6 p.m. students at serious risk, she abstinence and knowing your
reacted cautiously Wednesday incredible level of unhappiness said. partner’s history,” Leonhard
to the proposal. and frustration over how DHS
HEALTH EDUCATION & She said having multiple sex said. “Those are the two things
‘‘DHS deserves the opportuni- has handled cybersecurity,’’
COUNSELING CENTER partners is also a risk factor. we’re trying to stress.”
ty to demonstrate its effective- Roger Cressey, a former White
Counseling and Health Services present “Backs for the Future,” from noon “For every person you sleep Junior Melony Johnson, secre-
ness before taking this step,’’ House cybersecurity adviser,
to 3 p.m. at The Atrium. Register to win great prizes. with, you’re sleeping with every tary of Delta Sigma Theta, said
said Tom Galvin, a vice presi- said. person they slept with,” she the organization is strongly
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST said. focusing on AIDS awareness and
Campus Crusade for Christ’s weekly meeting begins at 9:15 p.m. at Emens While AIDS is often perceived is striving to promote increased
Auditorium. as the “gay man’s disease,” the knowledge about the dangers of
PI SIGMA EPSILON
Need to do a speaker critique? Interested in working with famous people?
Kerry: Ohio, Florida offer disease can affect anybody
when transmitted through sexu-
al intercourse, sharing of nee-
Senior Sarah Mitchell, social
actions chair, said the discus-
Want to learn more about a career in licensing? Whatever your reason,
come hear BSU graduate Megan Malayter speak at 7:30 p.m. in WB 152. best hope for Democrats dles and syringes, blood transfu-
sions and even breastfeeding.
Many people believe kissing or
sion allowed students to be
exposed to a broad range of
issues in sex awareness.
Continued from PAGE 1 stretch the battlefield into GOP touching an infected individual “I hope students left with an
FRIDAY territory, from Virginia and also poses a risk for getting the awareness, conscience and gen-
cannot be won by Kerry in a close North Carolina in the South to disease, but this is simply not eral understanding that you
UNIVERSITY PROGRAM BOARD race, some advisers have conclud- Arizona in the Southwest and true, Leonhard said. can’t just go out and do whatev-
• Want to see the Evel Knievel of comedy? Mad Chad Taylor, the crazy, ed. But some think it’s important Nevada in the West. “Contact through social kiss- er you want,” Mitchell said.
chainsaw juggler is performing in SC Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. for the Democrat to spend money Constantly shifting their ing carries absolutely no risk,” “They must realize that these
• Have you seen Shrek and never got around to seeing Shrek 2? Well, here there, forcing President Bush to strategies, both campaigns she said. “There is only one doc- things are dangerous, especially
is your chance! Come see it in Pruis Hall at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. defend the GOP turf. recently increased their ad bud- umented case of contracting HIV in our community.”
Bush and the Republican gets in West Virginia and through open-mouth kissing.” Vicki Vaught from Open Door
ADUL PHYSICAL FITNESS
T National Committee have been Colorado. Bush has boosted his While small amounts of HIV Family Planning Clinic in Muncie
PROGRAM advertising moderately in Arizona ads in Minnesota, Maine and can be found in tears or saliva, and Anderson said the clinic
Adult Physical Fitness Program is offering blood lipid screening in the Human and Missouri. With Kerry chased Oregon — all states won by Gore she said the virus is never trans- provides free screenings for HIV,
Performance Laboratory. It is open to the public. There is a $20 charge. from those states, Bush can shift that Kerry can’t afford to lose. mitted through them. Sharing chlamydia, gonorrhea and other
their budgets — $330,000 this Ohio and Florida, with a com- food or drinks, using toilet infections. Planned Parenthood
UNIVERSITY POLICE/PARKING week alone — to states that bined 47 electoral votes, offer seats, being exposed to cough- in Muncie is also available for
SERVICES Democratic presidential nominee Kerry his best hope of claiming ing or sneezing, hugging and physical checkups.
Your vehicle must be moved from the Stadium by 9 p.m. to avoid being Al Gore won four years ago. territory won by Bush in 2000. shaking hands, or touching the Ball State’s health center also
towed. You may park in any valid parking lot after 5 p.m. Please read Kerry spent about $15 million After that, the options dwindle sweat of an infected person also provides free, anonymous HIV test-
entrance signs carefully for hours/days of enforcement. in the four states, half of it in to a few small states: New doesn’t pose a threat, Leonhard ing and free condoms. Students
Missouri, trying to put them in Hampshire, Nevada, West said. can visit www.bsu.edu/health-edu-
play. It was part of a strategy to Virginia and Colorado. More people need to be edu- cation for more information.
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS NEWS l PAGE 3
Alum to speak about experience BSU students provided means
with community higher education to attend National MBA conference ond-year students in the Master essay, interview, academic per-
Honoree awarded of Business Administration pro- formance and extracurricular
ic year. and Urban Development in
BeneFacta Day utilized “We have an amazing success 1998-99, is today’s keynote $7,000 scholarship gram in the Miller College of
Business. They were among the
activities. Young learned about
the scholarship from the associ-
as an opportunity to rate for the rate of proposals speaker.
that are accepted,” Koriath said. Cox, a Ball State graduate, is a from Citigroup, Inc. 13,000 attendees at the confer-
ence in Houston, Texas.
ation’s Indianapolis chapter, she
said. Durham said they made
honor staff, faculty “In 2002-03 there were 339 pro- professor in the division of pub-
posals submitted and 242 of lic administration at the Kimberly Robinson s Chief Reporter
Durham said they submitted a
written proposal to Lynne
plans to attend the conference
even before Young applied.
From Staff Reports those were funded.” University of Memphis. Richardson, dean of the College The conference session fea-
The total amount for He will speak about his Networking went beyond the of Business, for the university to tured Kwame Jackson, who has
BeneFacta Day, sponsored by grant awards for the past experiences with com- typical boardroom meeting for sponsor the trip. Richardson an MBA from Harvard and is
the Office of Academic Research year was $24.3 million, munity-higher educa- two Ball State students. Everyone said the students presented the most recognized for his stint on
and Sponsored Programs, will which was just less than tion partnerships on from the cab driver to the proposal as a great personal and NBC’s “The Apprentice.”
begin at 2:15 p.m. today in the $25.2 million that higher institutions and concierge was a possible contact. professional experience. The More than 300 companies and
Cardinal Hall. was awarded for 2002- neighborhoods. That was one experiences for university was supportive and organizations offered full-time
“BeneFacta is an annual pub- 03. The BeneFacta Aliguma Young and Tiffanni paid for full registration, flight jobs and internships and did on-
lication with a different theme This year’s Researcher speaker is made possi- Durham as they attended the 26th and lodging, Durham said. site interviews at the career fair.
each year,” Kristi Koriath, edi- of the Year is Tracy ble by the James and Annual National Black MBA “We thought it would be a They attended “invitation
tor of BeneFacta, said. Cross, for the Indiana DAVIDCOX, a grad- Elisabeth Pyle Association conference last week. good investment for the expo- only” corporate hospitality
“BeneFacta Day is an opportuni- Academy for Science, uate of Ball State BeneFacta Fund and The two started meeting people at sure of the college and an expe- suites, which provided a casual
ty to recognize the faculty and Mathematics and the University, is the other donations. the Indianapolis International rience for them both,” setting to talk with possible
professional staff members Humanities. keynote speaker for “BeneFacta is also Airport. Richardson said. employers. Durham said the
who received sponsored fund- The theme for this the BeneFacta Day. available at “A random person in the ele- Young was honored at the experience made her more
ing.” year’s BeneFacta is bsu.edu/benefacta,” vator could be working for a conference with a $7,000 schol- focused and enabled her to see
Two hundred and six faculty works that are carried Koriath said. “On the company you want to interview arship sponsored by Citigroup, the long-term goals of her
and professional staff members out within the community. Web site there are additional sto- with,” Young said. “We were on Inc. She was among 175 appli- degree.
received funding for their David Cox, director of the office ries, as well as video and audio from the moment we walked out cants and one of 25 recipients “It really put the purpose of
research and other scholarly of university partnership for clips associated with the pro- of our room.” who were notified in August. getting my MBA into focus,”
activity during the last academ- the U.S. Department of Housing jects.” Young and Durham are sec- The award was based on an Young said.
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THEBALL STATE DAILY NEWS s EDITORIALBOARD “Congress shall make no law respecting
COLE MCGRATH, EDITOR IN CHIEF an establishment of religion, or prohibit-
SHAWN BARKDULL, MANAGING EDITOR ing the free exercise thereof; or abridg-
DAVE STUDINSKI, FORUMEDITOR ing the freedom of speech, or of the
Jennifer Ross, news editor Andy Zeigert, features editor Ian Palmer, 72 Hours editor press; or the right of the people peace-
Teresa Auch, asst. news editor Ann E. Stalling, asst. features editor Nicole Dudka, design editor ably to assemble, and to petition the
Mike Genet, sports editor Jeff Furticella, photo editor Rachel Perkins, asst. design editor Government for a redress of grievances.”
Will O’Hargan, asst. sports editor Chris Weddle, asst. photo editor Rick Gonser, web editor The First Amendment
to the U.S. Constitution
AT ISSUE: SGA, Tietz need to make sure deficit does not come back with a vengeance
Just over a year ago, the University administration need to make sure that they administration. There is also an almost
Senate approved a request to cut co-spon- do not end back up where Manship and his $18,000 part of the budget that will help fill
sorship money to student organizations. The cabinet started. remaining allocations.
move was part of then-Student Government The cosponsorship fee is used to help We cannot yet criticize Tietz, his admin-
Association President Jayson Manship’s goal student organizations fund events, which is istration or SGA as a whole, for as of yet,
to erase a more than $12,000 deficit. a bonus to student organizations starting up they have done nothing wrong in respect to
He succeeded. with little to no funds, or lacking the means the budget. Yet it should be noted that
Now, Ben Tietz and his administration to get some. It is thoughtful and considerate money is limited at this university... and
have taken the helm of SGA and, just yester- to these organizations for Tietz to make this when a dent is left in any budget, it can take
day, approved its annual budget: a budget move, however it may not be so kind to the years to bounce back.
that includes the reintroduction of the SGA budget. Team Tietz and SGA should be cautious
cosponsorship fee to the tune of $12,000. To its credit, SGA has set aside funds for when it comes to money matters. For if they
Although the move is a generous step in items that must be paid for, such as adver- are not, it will leave SGA and Tietz both in
supporting the student body, Tietz and his tising, wages and money for next year’s the red.
Aleshia Haselden: Billie Laverghetta:
THE PRICE OF T E AI N CHINA MUDDY SHOELACES
Jingles of yesterday Good commercials
need to come back or bad flip-flops:
There I was, enjoying my rapidly dwindling chill
time, minding my own business with some friends
when another friend, Dan, a TCOM student, bar-
reled in and said, “Come and see this commercial.”
When TCOM students say “come and see this Welcome back to your weekly dose of ran-
commercial,” it usually means that it contains dom.
some type of continuity error in which two people I have new flip-flops. I love them and I’ve
are sitting two feet apart in one shot, then 2.084 been showing them off since last week when I
feet apart in another, or there are is too much VO bought them. But, alas, I am upset. They are 10
in the XLR and the VU on the LCD needs TLC days old and already falling apart.
ASAP, or something else completely unrelated to For some reason, my feet aren’t adjusting to
general knowledge that makes sense only to them. them as well as other flip-flops I’ve enjoyed in
If I can get enough people to sign the petition, I the past. Therefore, I’ve had trouble walking. I
plan to lead a movement which will allow TCOM often ask someone when they
acronyms to count toward gradu- trip, “New pair of feet?” But for
ation as foreign language credits. the past week, while I have
Dick Locher is a syndicated cartoonist. His views do not necessarily agree with those of the Daily News. been tripping over my new flip-
At any rate, we barreled from
whence Dan came and caught flops, I’ve been blaming the
most of the commercial, which ground for tripping me. Not
was for a certain zone in which original, but still gets a chuckle.
one can purchase things of the Nick Davidson: DRIVING BLIND I bought my flip-flops (I
auto persuasion. I watched each repeat that because I don’t call
scene very closely and saw noth-
ing wrong. Of course, being a
Aleshia Haselden is a lowly print journalism worm, I
Guerrilla warfare strikes America them shoes, shoes cover your
feet) at Meijer on clearance.
Billie Laverghetta is Their commercials often adver -
senior telecommuni- tise quality, but that apparently
senior journalism was not expected to. A war is raging. No, not against terror. Well, I know what you’re going to say.
However, the rest of the crew, cations major and doesn’t apply here. The com -
major and writes Not between left or right, liberal or conserv- And you’re wrong. writes ‘Muddy mercials advertise their food
‘The Price of Tea in Ben, Matt and Lisa, who are also ative. This war is more subtle. The only Yes, even God himself is not immune to
TCOM students, were puzzled as Shoelaces’ for the being fresh more than high
China’ for the Daily casualties are the helpless, innocent brain this virus. While churches have traditionally Daily News. Her quality clothing, which is now
News. Her views do well, which forever disproves the cells of the unsuspecting. steered away from the hip-hop trend, some views do not understandable. Note to Meijer:
not necessarily myth that TCOM kids only have The enemy is not a man or woman, or have begun to embrace it.
enough time in a day to puzzle necessarily agree don’t advertise high quality
agree with those of even a country. We cannot invade its head- According to a New York Times article by flip-flops.
over equipment toyed with quarters; it has already invaded ours and John Leland, one particular church in
with those of the
and/or broken by other TCOM newspaper. Other commercials are just
made its hideout the center Queens is heavily influenced by rap and hip- plain funny. Or annoying,
of our homes. And we are hop in its ministries. The youth pastor can unfortunately. We all enjoy
The fog quickly cleared when no longer safe. We can often be heard shouting odd things like,
we learned of Dan’s discovery. The old, classic jin- funny commercials. Heck, that’s the number
hardly walk down the street “Yo, God is so ill!” over a sick beat. two reason for watching the Super Bowl every
gle had been replaced with a new, obnoxious one: without the distant thud Guest rappers frequently perform at the
“If you want it/if you need it/just ask us/and year. There have also been specials every cou-
echoing its onslaught in our services, but their rap is hardly watered- ple years on the best and funniest commercials.
we’ll get it!”
ears. down. While preaching salvation, they also That special, however, is usually sponsored by
Jingle writers, thank you. I don’t know about But if you’re reading this, make explicit references to drug abuse, sex,
you, but until now I was concerned about the very hum-drum commercials.
you may have a chance. and gun violence. One rapper held his finger Let me share some of my favorite commer-
breathtakingly large percentage of Earth’s popula- Turn your TV off now. to his head like a gun saying, “I put the heat
tion that moved from Venus and had no concept cials with you: Heineken made a commercial
Better yet, leave it on. Get to your knot.” It really is a great message. incorporating almost every bar joke known. A
of retail or service industries. A grateful planet is Nick Davidson is to know your enemy. Tell But hey, they’re reaching people. horse walks into a bar (bartender says, “why the
in your debt. a junior english me what you see. It’s every- The truth is, a good beat is hard to ignore.
Frankly, I’m surprised that no one else picked long face?”); a blonde, a brunette, and a red-
literature major and where. Have you guessed it? We punch the buttons on the stereo, or head are sitting in the bar (any number of
up on this sooner. The idea applies to a wide and writes ‘Driving Blind’ Here’s what’s invading your cruise through the endless channels on TV,
varied array of professions: The archives and spe- punchlines); a priest, a rabbi, and a nun walk
for the Daily News. life: and it closes in on us like some snake with into the bar (again, several punchlines), and the
cial collections librarian. A flight attendant. A golf His views do not Hip-hop. an apple, slithering side to side! It’s really list goes on. The point of the commercial is
caddy. A vending machine. necessarily agree Yes, we do live in a hip- very tempting. We can’t help but bounce to
The most disturbing part of the story is that they all really went in for the beer, Heineken.
with those of the hop-dominated society. And the beat. Very clever, four stars.
someone out there was paid to write and produce it’s gradually pervading Then our hand, of its own accord, just
newspaper. More recently, Citi Bank has been using the
this jingle. According to the estimates of many, every aspect of our culture.
many producers, jingles ain’t cheap. With the cost term, “Thank you,” to promote their latest ploy.
of musicians, singers, studio time, demos, scores,
Just take a look at the But then you wake up and a cer- I’ve seen two: the women in the grocery store
advertising shoved in your face on a daily and the woman asking her boyfriend about
and an annual licensing fee for the whole caboo-
basis. TV and hip-hop go hand in hand; they tain thought comes through your marriage. The women in the grocery store is
are inseparable lovers. I just wish they’d cut much funnier. It’s actually a commercial that
The most disturbing part of the the damn PDA. head: ten-year-old girls are not sexy. gets brought up in conversation. If you haven’t
There’s a commercial currently on the air
story is that someone out there was that shows young kids dancing on their shoots into the air, giving it a few friendly Other commercials are just plain
desks, partying in school, hip-hop music pats, or maybe pointing randomly. We look
paid to write and produce this jingle. blaring in the background while the girls at it and wonder what the hell it’s doing. funny. Or annoying, unfortunately. We
shake their butts. Yes, those were the good And then, if we’re quick enough, before too
dle, jingles can cost anywhere from $6,000 for a
old days, you might say to yourself. But many of those brain cell casualties, we man- all enjoy funny commercials. Heck,
then you wake up and a certain thought age to take control of that hand and slap
local-only ditty and $30,000 for a national tune.
comes to your head: ten-year-old girls are ourselves good and hard. that’s the number two reason for
I’m no audio guru, but it seems to me that not sexy. They should not shake their collec- We step back and realize the war’s on.
$30,000 is a hefty chunk of change for something tive butt. And we can’t win it, but we can create con-
watching the Super Bowl every year.
that came straight from the Generic Jingle
But this is what happens in Hip-Hip ditions so that those who use hip-hop are
Generator. America. no longer acceptable in parts of the world.
Operator 1: Hey! We need another one! seen it, the person next to you probably has
“Ah,” you might say, “but there is one Write to Nick at and can tell you about it.
Operator 2: Okay! [sounds of processing and place hip-hop won’t dare go.” firstname.lastname@example.org
printing] Let’s see what we’ve got… “Bah bah bah Rolling Rock had a commercial with four
bah-bah, I’m lovin’ it”? guys doing the “reverse blow” on pizza. That
Operator 1: Just go with it, man, it’s about quit- hits home with a lot of people, not just guys,
tin’ time. and works really well. When a commercial is
What happened to the days of buying the world FORUM POLICY funny AND hits home with reality, it really
a Coke when Cocoa Wheats couldn’t be beat and works. Congratulations to Rolling Rock on the
The Daily News opinion page appear as space permits each day. editor decides this on an individual award they won for that commercial (I learned
the Frito Bandito you did not offend? If advertis- aims to stimulate discussion in the The limit for letter length is approxi- basis and must consult the writer
ing folk really loved to see us smile, they would that while working in a liquor store).
Ball State community. The Daily mately 350 words. All letters must before withholding the name. Overall, commercials need to be good. And
bring back the non-generic, infectious jingles of News welcomes reader viewpoints be typed. The editor reserves the Lengthy letters might be consid-
old. truthful. Will I go back to Meijer after my flip-
and offers four vehicles of expres- right to edit and condense submis- ered for “Your Turn” columns at the flop flop? Certainly. I hate Wal-Mart.
I mean, think about it. All signs point to change: sion for reader opinions: letters to sions for length as well as clarity. editor’s discretion. Those interested
We want it. We need it. I’ve asked for it. Now Now, go enjoy some commercials and be
the editor, guest columns, feedback The name of the author is usual- in responding can submit a typed careful eating hot pizza.
where is it? on our Web site and phone ly published but may be withheld copy to the Daily News office, located
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS NEWS l PAGE 5
M I L I TA RY
Army clears sale of chemical aids New judge presides
over prosecution of
the Army had concluded the foil pouch that can be carried contact with some substances.
Canadians developed product was safe for use by and ripped open to wipe on the Frustrated by the delay,
emergency responders at all skin after a chemical attack, O’Dell and its U.S. business
lotion treatment to levels of government. Those giving first responders a treat- partner, New York state-based
now able to acquire it range ment option beyond soap and E-Z-EM Inc., began lobbying law-
neutralize agents from local police and fire water. Under the Army deci- makers and the Army earlier
departments to federal agen- sion, emergency responder this year, and they were consid-
Sharon Theimer s Associated Press cies such as the State agencies can acquire 21-milli- ering seeking FDA approval
Department and the U.S. liter packets of the lotion. themselves to sell the lotion to
WASHINGTON — A chemical- Capitol police. The Army action, which first responders. Prosecutors and defense attor-
attack treatment that many
American allies have had for
Other NATO countries have
long stockpiled the lotion, also
required modifying its contract
with O’Dell to allow sales of RSDL
Rep. John Sweeney, R-N.Y.,
who has a company in his dis-
Muhammad already neys disagree on when
Muhammad was technically
years will now be available to
emergency responders in the
known as RSDL, to treat victims
of chemical attacks. The
to other agencies, comes after lob-
bying by two companies involved
trict, AngioDynamics, that
makes a component of RSDL,
convicted, sentenced placed under arrest.
Defense attorneys say the
United States under an Army
Canadian military developed it
several years ago to neutralize
in the RSDL sales and after mem-
bers of Congress questioned the
said making the product avail-
able was important to first
to death for shootings arrest occurred Jan. 6, when
Fairfax police sent a detainer to
Wednesday by the product’s mustard gas, sarin and other delay in making the lotion avail- responder preparedness and Matthew Barakat s Associated Press the Prince William County jail
manufacturer. chemical agents. Emergency able to state and local govern- for jobs. Sweeney, who asked where Muhammad was held.
The Food and Drug responders in Japan acquired it ments. the Army several weeks ago FAIRFAX, Va. — A new judge in Prosecutors say Muhammad
Administration cleared Reactive after the 1995 sarin-gas attacks Until the Army signed off, why state and local govern- the second prosecution of convict- was not arrested until May 27,
Skin Decontamination Lotion in the Tokyo subway system. O’Dell, a Canadian-based compa- ments couldn’t get the deconta- ed sniper John Allen Muhammad and that Fairfax police specifi-
for Army use in April 2003, a In the United States, however, ny licensed by the Canadian gov- minant, expressed some con- heard familiar arguments cally instructed Muhammad’s
move that also gave the Army ‘‘the protocol for treating victims ernment to sell the lotion, was cern with the delay. Wednesday on whether prosecu- jailers not to arrest him on the
control over whether other fed- of a chemical attack would be barred from even advertising it ‘‘We need to continually tors improperly denied Muhammad detainer.
eral agencies and state and local copious quantities of water,’’ said to state and local governments press, push, communicate with his right to a speedy trial. If the defense prevails, Fairfax
governments could buy it. For Rand Sweeney, director of U.S. in the United States. The Army each other at all levels of gov- Circuit Judge M. Langhorne prosecutors will be barred from
over a year, the Army declined government contracting for O’Dell said more testing was needed to ernment and all sectors in our Keith presided over the hearing a prosecuting Muhammad for
to make the lotion available to Engineering. ‘‘The problem that determine such matters as society just to be sure we are on day after Judge Jonathan Thacher Franklin’s murder, one of 10
first responders, saying more they have is water does not neu- whether it was safe to use with the same pages and we do removed himself from sniper killings over
testing was needed. tralize the chemical agent.’’ solutions containing bleach; high know what’s out there’’ in the case. a three-week span
On Wednesday, its manufac- RSDL comes as a lotion- concentrations of chlorine can terms of anti-terrorism prod- Prosecutors had Law in October 2002.
turer, O’Dell Engineering, said soaked sponge packaged in a cause combustion when put in ucts, Sweeney said. demanded that Muhammad was
Thacher step down, Virginia law requires a already convicted
saying he improper- suspect’s trial to begin and sentenced to
ly conducted his within five months of death for one of
own investigation arrest. However, defen- the sniper killings,
L AW S U I T into whether dants have the right to but Fairfax County
Civil rights pioneer diagnosed with dementia
Muhammad’s speedy Commonwealth’s
trial rights had been waive this law. Attorney Robert F.
violated, compro- Horan Jr. wants a
mising his impartial- second conviction
ity. in case the first is overturned on
Lawyers say Rosa President Bush.
Her lawyers said this summer
exploited her name for commer-
cial purposes. OutKast has been
ing three medical visits in 2002
and late 2003. Keith heard testimony from appeal.
jail guards and police detectives Keith did not immediately rule on
Parks should not she has been in frail health, but
Monday’s court filing is the first
dismissed as a defendant.
Defense lawyers have asked to
‘‘Page 1 is a transfer note,
undated, which sets forth a num- to sort through a key question: the issue.
When was Muhammad arrested Also Wednesday, previously
be forced to testify public description of her health
interview Parks to explain her
claims of emotional and mental
ber of diagnoses and makes spe-
cific reference to the dementia,’’ by Fairfax County authorities for sealed bench transcripts were
By Associated Press Parks’ lawyer Gregory Reed distress because of the song. lawyer Richard Gianino wrote. the Oct. 14, 2002, murder of released in which Muhammad
said her dementia, or severe They will be able to question Parks was 42 when she refused Linda Franklin? indicated he is again considering
DETROIT (AP) — Civil rights mental impairment, ‘‘comes and Parks’ doctor, Joel Steinberg, to give up her seat on a city bus Virginia law requires a sus- acting as his own attorney in the
pioneer Rosa Parks has dementia goes.’’ He said Parks is well cared about her medical condition in in Montgomery, Ala., in 1955. She pect’s trial to begin within five upcoming trial. Muhammad
and should not be forced to for at her Detroit home. early October. was jailed and fined $14. Her months of arrest, unless the briefly represented himself in his
answer questions in her lawsuit Parks’ lawsuit says the 1998 In an Aug. 16 letter, Steinberg’s arrest triggered a 381-day boy- defendant waives that right. first trial.
over a rap song named for her, song ‘‘Rosa Parks’’ by hip-hop lawyer said the doctor believes cott of the bus system organized
her lawyers said in a court filing. group OutKast violated her pub- Parks ‘‘cannot testify or partici- by a then little-known Rev.
Parks, 91, rarely has been seen licity and trademark rights and pate in any court proceeding’’ Martin Luther King Jr. She
in public since 2001, when she defamed her. It also says OutKast and referred to six pages of sup- became known as ‘‘the mother of
canceled a meeting with and record company BMG porting medical records, includ- the civil rights movement.’’
F LO R I DA FO RT WAY N E
Ex-zoo director dies from insect stings
Colleges measure FORT WAYNE (AP) — The founding director of the Fort
Wayne Children’s Zoo died more than a week after he was
hurricane damages stung some 1,000 times by an insect swarm.
Earl Wells, 75, had been in a coma at Lutheran Hospital
since the Sept. 12 attack at his home near Huntertown, about
10 miles north of Fort Wayne. He died Tuesday at the hospi-
tal, the zoo said in a news release.
Orlando university Winter Park, Fla., suffered only
minimal hits, and officials
European yellow jackets stung Wells when the stepladder
he was standing on to wash windows collapsed onto their
fares worst with expected no financial impact.
But colleges said other costs,
underground nest, the zoo said.
Wells was unconscious when paramedics arrived. He suf-
$8 million in repairs in some cases staff labor or lost
revenue from merchandise or
fered cardiac arrest in the attack and remained in a coma after
being resuscitated, his family said.
food sales, could drive hurricane
Wells was the director of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
David Damrons KRT Campus impact costs even higher.
The Florida Department of from its opening in 1965 until his retirement in 1994 and had
Colleges are measuring the toll Education officials said Friday served as a consultant in the design of other zoos across the
from recent hurricanes to Florida that no detailed or general esti- country.
campuses in the millions of dol- mates on damage to the high-
er-education system are avail- DUNLAP
lars as schools seek state and
federal help to replace every-
thing from exercise bikes and
State and private colleges are Father upset after son’s pants duct-taped
computers to rooftops and expecting to get relief for most, if
not all, of the damage from DUNLAP (AP) — An outraged father of a seventh-grader says
The University of Central insurance and state and federal an assistant principal duct-taped his son’s pants to keep them
Florida in Orlando appears to funds. UCF officials said they from sagging then sent him back to class.
have fared the worst so far out of would also seek more than $13 Scott Allison told the Concord School Board on Monday that
the state’s schools, with more million in aid to bolster protec- his 12-year-old son, Spencer, said last week that a teacher
than $8 million in damages. In tions on campus against the next asked him to lift his shirt after she noticed the boy’s under-
Sanford, Fla., Seminole storm. wear was showing above his pants, a violation of Junior High
Community College’s estimate: Some of the more costly cam- School’s dress code.
$1.5 million. pus destruction was structural. She sent him to Assistant Principal Patricia Walters, who told
Stetson University in Hurricane Charley inflicted Spencer to pull up his pants and tuck in his shirt, Allison said.
DeLand, Fla., sustained up to severe roof damage to UCF’s stu- ‘‘She then proceeded to duct tape his waist, three times
$350,000 in damage from top- dent Recreation and Wellness
around the waist,’’ Allison said. ‘‘Then she sent him back to
pled fences, flooded base- Center, estimated at $2.7 million
for repairs. class, in front of his peers.’’
ments, ripped-up roofs and
landscape ravages. Frances followed up, causing He said he worried his son would be mocked by his class-
“It’s by far the worst I’ve ever water damage to many UCF mates at the school.
seen,” Jim Beasley, a Stetson vice buildings, including its library
president who has been with the and classrooms.
school for 31 years, said. The hurricanes were “our sin-
Valencia Community College,
also in Orlando, has not fully
gle biggest loss due to weather
or any other cause,” Jim Uhlir, DNONLINE
assessed its damages, officials UCF’s director of Environmental
said Friday. Rollins College in Health and Safety, said. www.bsudailynews.com
your online source for news.
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YOU SHOULD: GO HEAR PRESIDENT GORA AT THE
Gora will be participating in a brown bag discussion sponsored by Delta
Sigma Theta. Bring your own lunch and join in this informal discussion.
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHERE: Student Center Room 303 COST: Free
Author to give reading, help students MUSIC
Schumacher started by seemed a couple of steps from writing sto-
ries for adults with children as characters
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce
Springsteen, who once
writing short stories, then to writing stories for kids with kids as the
main characters,” Schumacher said. bemoaned the television waste-
moved on to novels She is interested in the dividing line
between adult and youth novels and what
land in his song ‘‘57 Channels,’’
offered some fresh criticism of
makes adults read youth novels, such as the small screen and its political
Ann E. Stalling s Asst. Features Editor the Harry Potter series, and what makes coverage: enough with partisan
young kids read novels meant for adult
politics and ‘‘Fear Factor,’’ let’s
“When it comes down to it, if you love readers. This dividing line is something she
words, you devour books. I have piles and also thinks about when writing for an adult focus on the facts.
piles of them around and sometimes I don’t audience. ‘‘Things are distorted by ratings
finish them and sometimes I read half of “I do think about that. Most of what I and by money to where you’re
them or just pick one up and re-read the have written about is relationships between getting one hour of the political
ending five times. You’ve got to fall in love people,” Schumacher said. “I’m always fas- conventions,’’ Springsteen says
with words,” Julie Schumacher, a profes- cinated with the idea of putting a couple of in an interview
sional writer and self-confessed lover of people in a room who might not ordinarily for the Oct. 14
words, said. get along...I do a lot of writing about fami-
Schumacher will give a lies and family relationships.” issue of Rolling
reading from her published Jill Christman, organizer of Stone maga-
works at 7 p.m. in Bracken
2004-2005 the Visiting Writer Series, said zine. ‘‘No mat-
Library room 225. She is the Visiting she sought out Schumacher as ter how staged
first visiting writer to take
part in the 2004-2005 Visiting
Writer Series a potential candidate for her
series partly because of
the they are, I think
they’re a little
Writer Series, organized by s Marilyn Kallet accomplishments in writing
and awards, but also because more important
Creative Writing chair Jill Oct. 25, 7 p.m. SPRINGSTEEN
Christman. The series is made she knew Schumacher would than people
AJ 225 eating bugs.’’
possible by a Lilly II grant. be willing to talk to and work
Schumacher specializes in s Stephen Hurtz with creative writing students The New Jersey rocker also
writing fiction and is the Nov. 15, 5 p.m. in the classroom. Schumacher offered harsh words for the Bush
author of two novels and a Bracken Library 225 will visit three creative writing administration and its efforts to
collection of short stories, and classes during her visit and ‘‘sanitize’’ coverage of the war in
has a fourth novel due out in
s Amy Benson, offer advice and talk about
Christopher Coake, her experiences in writing Iraq.
“The Body is Water,” her Cynie Cory, & Brad professionally. ‘‘The fact that the administra-
first novel, was an American Land. Feb. 22, 7 “Sometimes with visiting PHOTO COURTESY OF TIM FRANCISCO PHOTOGRAPHY
tion refused to allow pho-
Library Association Book of p.m. writer series, you can bring tographs of the flag-draped
the Year for 1995. She is also people in who are great read- JULIESCHUMACHER is the author of both books aimed at adults and books for younger readers. coffins of returning dead, that
Museum of Art 217
is an Associate Professor of ers, or are, you know, famous She is an associate professor of English at the University of Minnesota. the president hasn’t shown up
English at the University of s Bruce Smith writers in some way, but who for a single military funeral for
Minnesota. March 24, 7 p.m. don’t really want to spend “The cooperative experience of sitting said. “It makes sense to me for people to
Schumacher said she start- Bracken Library 225 time with the students...I together in a reading or a panel discussion have read some of the work before the the young people who gave their
ed out writing short stories, so wanted to bring in people who with one another, side-by-side with pub- writer comes, so that they’re more prepared lives for his policies, is disgrace-
s Michael Perry. are really interested in work- lished authors, promotes a sense to ask intelligent questions.” ful,’’ Springsteen says.
the transition into writing her
first novel was difficult and April 20, 7 p.m. ing with our students and will- of connection among out stu- After the reading tonight,
she was intimidatedknowing Bracken Library 225 ing to spend time with them dents—when they gather the there will be a short reception ENTERTAINMENT
she was writing something and listen carefully to them next day in the hallways they with refreshments and an open
that might end up to be 300 Full schedule available and talk to them. Julie’s one of have something important to forum for students to talk to Captain Kirk visits
pages, a far cry from the at www.bsu.edu/ those people,” Christman talk about,” Christman said. Schumacher. hometown to cast
length of a short story. said. “They feel as if they are a part of “Part of the idea here is that
“So I kind of tricked myself
Christman also said she something—a community of there’s an opportunity for public
small parts in film
into it by breaking it down looked for diversity in form working artists.” interaction in the form of a read- RIVERSIDE, Iowa (AP) —
into little pieces and figuring out what each when searching out candidates for the In order to get students pre- ing and seeing the writer do her Capt. James T. Kirk came home
of those pieces would be and writing them series. She wanted students to see the dif- pared for Schumacher’s visit, thing. And there’s an opportuni- to Riverside this week.
one at a time. It made it easy,” she said. ferent methods writers employ to get pub- Christman has made selections ty for a more personal interac- William Shatner, who played
In her second novel, “Grass Angel,” lished and the different forms that writers of Schumacher’s work available tion, which we don’t often get,” the commander of the starship
Schumacher made a transition from writing use. on electronic reserve at Bracken SCHUMACHER’S 4th Christman said.
for an adult audience to writing for a youth “I chose [Schumacher] because I wanted Library. Also, samples from book, “Grass Angel,” Schumacher said though she USS Enterprise in the ’60s
‘‘Star Trek’’ series, arrived
audience. someone who was doing something a little upcoming visiting writers are
available and the reserve will be
was released earlier patenot hadlot chance to partici-
of writer series Tuesday to hold auditions for
“I was really interested for a while, and I different, and in her case it was writing for
still am, in adolescent teenage girls as char- young readers,” Christman said. periodically updated and avail- this year. because of her busy schedule, she four small parts in a low-bud-
acters. The way they behave, the way they Christman said she is grateful that the able under the keyword Visiting is looking forward to today’s visit. get, sci-fi movie he wrote with
have their own sort of separate society...It’s Lilly II grant has allowed for the series and Writer Series. “That’s what every writer wants in the ‘‘Star Trek’’ co-star Leonard
like a strange little subculture and I really to help create a more vibrant and exciting “Again, the idea is to make sure students end. They want someone to pay attention to Nimoy.
had fun writing about it. From there, it only climate for creative writing students. are as involved as possible,” Christman their words,” Schumacher said.
The working title of the movie
is ‘‘Invasion Iowa.’’
Shatner called the film ‘‘his
E N T E R TA I N M E N T baby,’’ and said he’s dreamed
‘Star Wars’ on DVD is an appetizer for ‘Battlefront’
of putting the story on the big
screen for 30 years.
The 73-year-old actor and
more than 100 crew members
Game lets players “Battlefront” is a first- and third-
person action game in which play-
ets, including the deserts of
Tatooine, the Ewoks’ Endor and
will be in Riverside for several
days to film scenes for the
fight in famous battles ers plunge into the gripping bat-
tles from the “Star Wars” movies.
the water world of Kamino from
“Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of
Although Kirk’s hometown
from the film franchise But you are not a general com-
manding legions of troops, and
The game has different modes was never mentioned in the TV
you don’t assume the role of any for playing alone, including an series, Gene Roddenberry, the
Stanley A. Miller II s KRTCampus of the famous heroes. “instant action” option that lets show’s creator and executive
Instead, you’re a grunt—one of you select a scenario and a side, producer, wrote in ‘‘The Making
Some “Star Wars” fans are the thousands of faceless foot sol- and hit the ground running. Other of Star Trek’’ that Kirk was
already snatching up the new DVD diers sent into battle. You can options such as “galactic con- ‘‘born in a small town in the
box sets of the original trilogy, select from a variety of scenarios, quest” and the story-based “his-
which went on sale Tuesday. A few including the battle on the ice torical campaigns” mode set you
state of Iowa.’’
were even going to take Tuesday planet Hoth from “The Empire up as a soldier in different situa-
off so they could watch each
movie—one right after the other—
Strikes Back” (1980) and the forest
fray from “Return of the Jedi”
tions in the classic “Star Wars”
and check out the digitally remas- (1983). The single-player options sur-
CONTAC TU S
tered classics in Dolby 5.1 sur- You can play as different round you with friends and foes Editor: Andy Zeigert
round-sound. Imperial or rebel soldiers from the who are all controlled by the Asst. Editor: Ann E. Stalling
In addition to being able to original “Star Wars” trilogy or as game’s artificial intelligence. At Features desk: 285-8257,
watch the epic story for the clone troopers or battle droids the game’s toughest difficulty set- firstname.lastname@example.org
1,314th time, the four-DVD set from the prequels. Every side has ting, these AI-controlled “bots” are SCREENSHOT COURTESY OF COMPUTERANDVIDEOGAMES.COM
includes a bonus disk with more its own selection of soldiers with quite challenging, but where
than four hours of special fea- different abilities, including stan- “Battlefront” really shines is in its
tures, including a new documen- dard assault infantry, heavy multi-player features.
tary “with never-before-seen weapons specialists, support per- Up to 24 people can play at once
footage and interviews.” sonnel and snipers. in an online “Battlefront” session
However, eventually you will The goal is simple: defeat the over Microsoft’s Xbox Live service.
burn through the new DVDs and enemy by taking over strategic The PlayStation 2 version of the
find your “Star Wars” craving has checkpoints on each map and game allows up to 16, and as many
not been completely satisfied. If depleting your foe’s reinforce- as 32 players can compete over
such a situation arises, consider ments. The encounters range from the Internet or a local area network
“Star Wars Battlefront,” a new pitched firefights in the dense jun- on their PCs. The Xbox and
game for Windows PCs, gle of Yavin IV to dizzying dog- PlayStation 2 versions of the game
Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s fights using X-wings and TIE fight- support voice chat, so players can
PlayStation 2 that also went on ers among the clouds of Bespin. call for help or coordinate strategy
sale Tuesday. The action unfolds on 10 plan- through headsets.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS SPORTS l PAGE 7
YO U S H O U L D : S U P P O R T T H E CA R D S
FIELD HOCKEY VS. LOUISVILLE
WHEN: 3 p.m. Friday WHERE: Ball State Field Hockey Field
CYC L I N G MLB
Hamilton suspended by cycling team Zambrano leads Cubs to close victory
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Zambrano pitched 7 1-3 shutout
innings to outduel Oliver Perez and beat Pittsburgh for the fifth
American may lose Phonak team boss Andy Rihs said: innocent as long as no one proves
‘‘For the moment, we have to con- the contrary.’’
The International Cycling Union
had informed cyclists at the start of
straight time this season, carrying the Chicago Cubs to a tense,
1-0 victory over the Pirates on Wednesday night.
Olympic gold if found centrate on the facts. These seem
to speak against
Hamilton said he already is losing
the season that tests for blood dop-
ing and Human Growth Hormone
Sammy Sosa preserved the Cubs’ sixth shutout with a sprawl-
ing, belly-flop catch of Ty Wigginton’s bases-loaded, two-out
guilty of doping Tyler. But so long as
we’re not 100 percent
though he wouldn’t say
with which companies.
were well advanced and probably
would be introduced in the coming
line drive to right field in the eighth.
certain that he’s ‘‘Already it has months. Zambrano is the first to beat the Pirates five times in a sea-
Erica Bulman s Associated Press guilty of manipula- ruined a lot for me — ‘‘I am 100 percent innocent,’’ son since the Mets’ Tom Seaver went 5-1 in 1973.
tion, we will believe my reputation,’’ Hamilton said Tuesday. ‘‘The The Cubs, who began the night a half-game behind San
GENEVA, Switzerland — Olympic him.’’ Hamilton said. ‘‘There results were like a bolt of lightning Francisco for the NL wild-card lead, are 5-0 against the Pirates
cycling champion Tyler Hamilton However, immedi- are personal sponsors out of the blue for me. I have no over the last 10 days amid a stretch of 11 victories in 14 games.
was suspended Wednesday by his ately below Rihs’s Blood Doping who are pulling out. idea what has happened. It must be They are 6-2 on a four-city, 12-game road trip that ends this
pro team, which threatened to fire statement, Phonak A blood transfusion, or It’s sad.’’ some kind of manipulation.’’ weekend in New York.
him if he can’t prove he’s innocent said Hamilton’s sus- blood doping, can He’s sponsored by A record 24 athletes were caught Perez (10-10) retired 14 consecutive batters, only to suddenly lose
of blood doping. pension would hold Nike, Oakley Eyewear with doping violations at the Aug. his control and walk three in a span of four batters in the fifth—
increase the amount of
Hamilton could lose his time- ‘‘pending further and Watches, Zipp 13-29 Olympic Games. Three ath- including Zambrano, whose bases-loaded walk drove in the only run.
trial gold medal from the Athens notice’’ until tests and oxygen-transporting Wheels, pedal manu- letes had gold medals revoked for Nomar Garciaparra, 1-for-2 with two walks in his first start
Games if backup tests confirm proceedings are com- red blood cells in the facturer Speedplay, doping in Athens.
results from earlier tests at the system, improving an Bell Helmets and ener- Hamilton was the only
since injuring his groin Sept. 11, walked to become the Cubs’
Olympics and the Spanish Vuelta ‘‘If Hamilton is not athlete’s performance. gy bar maker Clif Bar. American cyclist to win a gold first baserunner. Mark Grudzielanek singled into right field for
showing another person’s blood in able to prove his inno- Phonak, a Swiss medal in Athens, and he called Chicago’s first hit.
his system. cence, then the contract will be can- team, was informed by cycling’s that victory ‘‘the highlight of my Perez (10-10) still had a chance to get out of the jam with the
He denied receiving a transfusion celed effective immediately,’’ the international body and the career, by far.’’ No. 8 and 9 hitters coming up, only to walk Michael Barrett and
— which can boost an athlete’s per- statement said. International Olympic Committee If he is disqualified, the gold Zambrano to force in the run before striking out Corey Patterson.
formance by increasing the amount The team’s stance is a far cry that tests at the Athens Olympics medal would go to Russia’s
of oxygen-transporting red blood from the staunch support of on Aug. 19 and at the Spanish Viatcheslav Ekimov, with
cells in his system. Hamilton it showed Tuesday, when Vuelta on Sept. 11 showed evi- American Bobby Julich moving up MLB
Under the heading ‘‘We believe Rihs declared he didn’t ‘‘fire inno- dence of blood from another per- to silver and Australia’s Michael
Tyler’’ in a statement Wednesday, cent people,’’ adding that ‘‘Tyler is son. Rogers to the bronze. Texas pitchers drop suspension appeals
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers relievers Frank Francisco,
Doug Brocail and Carlos Almanzar dropped their appeals
Wednesday of suspensions that stemmed from the altercation
ARENA FOOTBA LL with fans near the Texas bullpen in Oakland last week.
Firebirds might keep playing after all Each suspension was reduced by one game, the Rangers
announced at the start of their game against the Athletics.
Francisco threw a plastic chair into the stands near the visi-
tors’ bullpen in Oakland that broke the nose of a woman
Local sporting goods ‘‘We have verbally agreed to
terms of a deal,’’ Scott Hines, the
cation to the league and that if it is
received this week, the team would
if a local owner wasn’t found, the
league has heard several times a
whose husband had been heckling throughout the Sept. 13
game. Francisco started serving his 16-game suspension
company has made president and CEO of H3
Sportgear, told the Indianapolis
be considered for next season.
Firebirds owner Dave
tentative deal was in place.
H3 Sportgear is involved in the
Saturday, pending an appeal.
Francisco’s suspension was reduced to 15 games, which still
deal to buy franchise Star for a story Wednesday. ‘‘The
deal is contingent on league
Lageschulte shut down the fran-
chise Sept. 9, saying he lost several
designing and licensing of head-
gear and accessories. It works
will carry through the final game of the regular season.
Almanzar began serving his four-game suspension
approval. I cannot speculate as to million dollars the past two years. with NASCAR, auto companies,
By the Associated Press how they will respond. We’re The Firebirds moved to Jim Beam, Marvel Comics and the Wednesday night, and will be eligible to return Sunday, the day
hopeful we can finalize the deal in Indianapolis from Albany, N.Y., Arena league, among others. Brocail will begin his six-game suspension.
INDIANAPOLIS — The head of the next several days.’’ before the 2001 season. Hines said his group included Almanzar and Brocail both pitched Tuesday night. Almanzar
an Indianapolis-based sporting Hines said he would not com- Lageschulte bought the team from his brother, Todd, a senior execu- left the game with two outs in the ninth inning with tightness
goods company said he has made ment on terms of the deal. Glenn Mazula, who owned the fran- tive at H3’s Charlotte office, and in his forearm and his availability to pitch the next couple of
a tentative deal to buy the Indiana League spokesman Chris chise since its inception in 1990. current Indiana-based minority days was in question anyway.
Firebirds of the Arena Football McCloskey said that any prospec- Since Lageschulte announced his owners with the arena league’s Each of the pitchers would be eligible for the postseason if
League. tive owner must present an appli- intention to move or fold the team Orlando Predators. the Rangers make the playoffs.
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Cardinals host Kent State, Buffalo in weekend games
Ball State still winless Sunday, 3-0. Rainey said the Bulls keeper Alison Becker. Her 0.81
are the best possession team in goals against average is good for WILCEK
in MAC after four the conference, and said the key fifth in the MAC, and her .873 save
to the game will be percentage is
conference matches to disrupt their abil-
ity to keep posses-
After sitting out
Ross Flint s Chief Reporter sion of the ball. against Western
Meanwhile, Kent Michigan nursing a Michigan’s
Since running out of the gates State (5-1-2, 2-1-0) re-injured back, and Sam Beard
with four wins to open the season, visits Muncie having coming off the on
the Ball State women’s soccer defeated Eastern bench against NIU, September
team has since settled for three Michigan on Sunday, Dee Nocero is 10. The
ties and its only loss of the season 2-1. Kimberly In Action expected to return Cardinals
in the first four games of Mid- Dimitroff leads the BALL STATE VS. for the weekend.
American Conference competi- Golden Flashes with Buffalo Against NIU, she
tion. six goals and 13 took five shots and rebound
Coming off last weekend’s
points. One of those 4 p.m. Friday two shots on goal,
defeat to Western Michigan and goals came as the and Rainey said she Buffalo on
tie to Northern Illinois, Ball State game-winner against VENUE played a big role in
(4-1-3 overall, 0-1-3 MAC) looks to EMU in the 97th Ball State Soccer Field the game.
rebound against Buffalo on Friday minute, giving her “We feel like
and Kent State on Sunday. two goals for the game. unless there’s further injury, she’ll
“I think everybody might be a Last weekend Ball State lost its be able to play on Friday,” he said.
little frustrated, because I think in first game of the season, 1-0 to “We just have to see how practice
a few of those ties, that if a ball Western Michigan, and tied goes this week.
bounces a different way, those Northern Michigan, 1-1. Kate “Through this whole thing,
could become wins,” coach Ron Nadalin, who leads the team with we’ve still done what we’ve always
Rainey said. “The most important six points and 23 shots, scored done, defensively,” Rainey said.
thing is to put yourself in a posi- the tying goal in the 23rd minute. “To give up two goals on a MAC
tion to get a result, and we have.” The Cardinals have relied on weekend is good, so defensively,
Buffalo (3-5-0 overall, 2-1-0 in outstanding defense to stay com- our team is continuing to
the MAC) enters the weekend hav- petitive throughout the season, progress to where we were last
ing defeated Central Michigan on and the backbone has been goal- year defensively.”
DN PHOTO/YICHIEN LI
NFL N CA A
James’ status improves, still questionable Legislation could effect
Colts running back touchdown run that sealed the
Colts’ 31-17 victory at Tennessee
The Colts also announced
Wednesday they signed running
off the practice squad, Carthon is
required to be on the Colts’
was injured against last Sunday. After the game,
James said he was fine. But an
back Ran Carthon and defensive
back Gerome Sapp to their active
active roster for at least three
By The Associated Press an annual exemption for one
game. Schools were awarded
Titans last Sunday MRI taken Monday revealed dam-
age, and Dungy said it was doubt-
To make room, the Colts
Dungy said releasing Carthon
before the regular-season started
INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA foot-
ball players could have five sea-
those exemptions each of the past
two seasons. They were not avail-
Michael Marot s Associated Press ful he would play. released quarterback Joe was one of the team’s toughest sons of eligibility and would be able to most schools this year.
Less than four hours later, Hamilton and fullback Tom decisions. allowed to transfer once without The cabinet also sent along legis-
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis James was running through light Lopienski, then re-signed both ‘‘We liked him, he knows the penalty if two new proposals are lation that would give football play-
Colts running back Edgerrin drills on the practice field and back to the practice squad. They offense and we’re glad he’s approved next year. ers one extra season to compete
James was upgraded from doubt- said he still hoped to play also released defensive backs back,’’ Dungy said. The NCAA’s Championships/ instead of the four they are now
ful to questionable for this against the Packers. James was Vontez Duff and Waine Bacon Sapp played collegiately at Competition Cabinet forwarded permitted and would extend the
week’s game against Green Bay not available to reporters from the practice squad. Notre Dame and was a sixth- both measures for consideration one-time transfer rule to three addi-
despite missing Wednesday’s Wednesday. Dungy said Carthon, whose round pick of the Baltimore during a 2-day meeting that tional sports. The committee did
practice with a strained ham- The Colts (1-1) were making father, Maurice, is the Dallas Ravens in 2003. He played in 14 ended Wednesday in Indianapolis. not vote on those measures.
string. contingency plans, though. Cowboys offensive coordinator, games last season, recording 17 The committee also approved a The cabinet also approved new
Coach Tony Dungy said James If James does not start, was re-signed because of James’ tackles and one fumble recovery proposal that would permit baseball guidelines. If approved,
worked out earlier in the day but Dominic Rhodes will. Rhodes injury. The Colts had released for the Ravens’ special teams Division I-A schools to again add teams would not be permitted to
was held out of the afternoon rushed for 1,104 yards — an NFL Carthon in the team’s final cut- unit. He was waived by Baltimore a 12th football game starting in start spring practice until Feb. 1,
practice. Dungy said Thursday’s record for undrafted rookies — down and he had been on the Sept. 16. 2006. and games could not begin until
practice could help clear up when he replaced James for the Cowboys’ practice squad. Sapp helps solidify a sec- ‘‘We didn’t have a significant March 1. Currently, there is no prac-
James’ playing status. final 10 games of the 2001 sea- ‘‘Hopefully, I’ll find something ondary ravaged by injuries. discussion about it because the tice date set for the spring season.
‘‘I would not anticipate him son. to do on this team that will make Starting safety Mike Doss missed football issues committee said If approved, the College
playing, but if he practices ‘‘I don’t know what’s going to them want to keep me,’’ he said last week’s game with a pulled athletes wanted to play,’’ said World Series could also be
tomorrow, that would be a step happen, Edge says he’s feeling Wednesday. ‘‘I hate uncertainty.’’ right hamstring and is listed as Linda Bruno, the committee chair- moved back, ending as late as
toward playing,’’ Dungy said. ‘‘If great,’’ Rhodes said. ‘‘He knows It’s been a circuitous trek for questionable this week. woman and commissioner of the July 4. Last year’s national
he can’t practice, that will tell us I’m excited, I want to get that Carthon, who has spent so much Cornerback Joseph Jefferson Atlantic 10 Conference. championship ended June 28.
something else.’’ chance and I’m ready to help time on the road he’s hardly had has not played or practiced since If passed by the Board of Final votes on the measures
James was injured on a 30-yard out.’’ time to unpack. By signing him having knee surgery Aug. 30. Directors, schools would receive cannot occur before April.