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February 19, 2004
Vol. 83, Issue 103
SGA court denies Parker eligibility
Slate’s case reviewed Flores said the board will not
let the slate run because it
Monday that her slate gathered
their final signatures after the
have, the better the election,”
Manship said. “The students SGA presidential candidates
because it lacked turned in half of the 400
required signatures at
“We thought it’d be no prob-
have more options.”
Manship said his campaign
required signatures Monday’s nomination conven-
tion. Parker, the presidential
lem the way it was stated in the
elections code,” Stephan said.
“We’re not hoping they run or
candidate, said the elections Nick Zuniga, the Tietz cam- they don’t run,” Manship said. “I
Erica Pluff s Chief Reporter code does not distinguish nom- paign manager, said he’s never honestly don’t think it will affect
inees from candidates clearly. seen candidates attend the con- (the campaign).”
Students’ options in the cam- “We want to make sure the vention without their signatures. Zuniga said the Tietz cam- MANSHIP SLATE: Jayson TIETZ SLATE: Ben Tietz is SGA’s
pus presidential race were nar- code gets changed, so this does- Zuniga has worked with slates in paign focused on Manship’s
rowed Wednesday at a Student n’t happen to anyone else,” the last three elections. platform and its own for Manship, the current SGA presi- current vice president. He
Government Association judicial Parker said. “It’s not fun being Zuniga said he wasn’t sure tonight’s debate. dent, is the only member of the accepted the position in January
court hearing. held back…” how the court’s decision would “We know where we’re going original Manship Slate to run when former VP Adam Ittenbach
SGA’s court ruled that the The code states that nominees affect Team Tietz’s campaign. with his and ours,” Zuniga said. again. Prior to the past year he left campus to spend a semester
slate headed by Matt Parker is become candidates after they Incumbent Jayson Manship The presidential debate will has spent in office, Manship had in Europe. Tietz has about three
not eligible to participate in this turn in the required signatures. said having three slates would take place tonight at 8 p.m. in no experience in SGA. prior years of experience in SGA.
spring’s SGA election. Elizabeth Stephan, Parker’s vice- have only improved the election. the Student Center’s Forum
Elections Board Chairman Joe presidential candidate, said “The more candidates you Room.
DNINSIDE GREEK B L ACK HISTORY MONTH
GOES Alpha Phi crowns Douglass
Explore Bourbon on
Walnut Street this
Saturday at Muncie’s
Mr. Phi-Nominal re-enacts
third annual Mardi
Gras. 72 HOURS
DNNEWS Event was part of Multicultural
See what’s going on in other major
universities across the nation
Center’s One World Series
YaVonda Smalls s Chief Reporter
Student breaks To overcome injustice in modern America, peo-
ple of all races must stand together and fight,
world record in Frederick Douglass IV said Wednesday night in
paperclip challenge Pruis Hall.
“It might be a physical struggle, it might be a
After a grueling marathon ses-
moral struggle,” Douglass said. “But there must be
sion that started Friday, a a struggle. We cannot allow ourselves to sit in dif-
University of California-Davis ferent corners.”
graduate student Dan Meyer Douglass, the great-great-grandson of America’s
broke a world record for the renowned activist and orator, portrayed his ances-
longest paperclip chain made by tor as he gave an autobiographical account of his
an individual in 24 hours. Before role in the abolitionist movement of the 1860s. As
he wore a typical suit from the Civil War era,
it was done, his fingers were sil-
Douglass performed with his wife, B.J., who por-
very, and "in really bad shape" trayed Anna Murray Douglass, his great-great-
from chaining more than grandmother.
40,000 paperclips together. Wednesday’s performance was part of the
~ FROM THE CALIFORNIA AG G I E Multicultural Center’s One World Series, which
U. NEW MEXICO aims to raise awareness about important multicul-
tural issues in American history.
Court sides with Melody Fisher, assistant director of the
hemp supporters Multicultural Center, said she was glad Douglass
was able to come to campus and honor his ances-
Hemp lovers nationwide can tor’s legacy.
relax now that a federal court “Frederick Douglass has advanced the develop-
ruled there is no harm in con- ment of civilization,” Fisher said. “We are proud to
recognize one of America’s most distinguished and
suming hemp foods. Supporters DN PHOTO/YICHIEN LI
of hemp products endured a ZACH WINNINGHAM sings in the fifth annual Mr. Phi-Nominal competition Wednesday at the Student Center Ballroom. Winningham Douglass’ presentation Wednesday focused on
two-and-a-half year fight competed against 10 other contestants for the winning title of Mr. Phi-Nominal. the experiences his ancestor faced since he was
against the Drug Enforcement born a slave on the Holme Hill Farm in Talbort
“With all the money we the group. Winningham before the win- County, Md. in 1818.
Agency to defend what they said
was a wasteful exercise. "We
University singer bring in, it’s worth all the Anderson said she was ner was announced. When his ancestor was sent to Baltimore, Md. to
time and effort,” Senior surprised by the amount of Lamar’s performance con- live with the Hugh Auld family in 1826, he received
stood our ground defending a
position we should have never
wins competition, Alpha Phi member Hayley talent the men had. sisted of ripping off his tux the surprise of his life when he stepped foot on the
Anderson said. Kristin Danielson, Alpha to reveal a pair of overalls
had to defend," said David receiving $500 Of the eleven men partici- Phi director of philanthropy, and a flannel shirt. He then
Please see DOUGLASS, page 3
Newman of Nature's Path, the pating in the said the com- proceeded by playing blue-
leading manufacturer of hemp Leah Snyder s Asst. News Editor contest, talent Philanthropy petitors talent grass music on his violin.
foods in North America. included a made it hard Clark played the piano
~ FROM THE DA I LY LO B O Students crowded in the pianist, a saxo- Proceeds from the event for the judges and sang.
Student Center Ball Room phone player, will be given to the to make a deci- Jackson performed “My
Wednesday night to see a guitar players Alpha Phi Foundation sion. Praise to God” on the alto
Harvard says no group of male competitors and a lip-singer. which supports cardiac The men and soprano saxophone.
sing, play instruments and Junior Zach care and research, were judged in Jackson said he enjoyed
to sex magazine beat box. Winningham four cate- the competition and would
Harvard University has built a won the title of
women in need and gories: penny compete again next year.
Alpha Phi sorority held
reputation as a pioneer in a their fifth annual Mr. Phi- Mr. Phi- emergency aid. voting, inter- As for Winningham, he
number of fields – medicine, Nominal competition. N o m i n a l , view, talent said he probably won’t par-
business, law and theology The event was held to receiving $500. Winningham and a final question. ticipate in the competition
raise money for the Alpha sang and played his guitar, Five judges consisting of again next year.
among them. Pornography, it performing John Mayer’s faculty, alumni and parents “It’s not fair to give
Phi Foundation, which sup-
appears, will not make the list. ports cardiac care and song “Why Georgia?” conducted the interviews myself the opportunity to
After coming under intense research, women in need, A member of University and made the final decision. win again,” Winningham
media scrutiny, the university and emergency aid. Singers, Winningham said The judges announced said. “There are so many
he plans on spending the the final four as Jonathan other guys who are talented
DN PHOTO/JEFF FURTICELLA
released a statement last week Alpha Phi hopes they sur- BJ AND FREDERICK DOUGLASS IV perform a skit about racial adversity
saying it will not fund a pro - passed last years amount money on his Spring Break Lamar, Terry Jackson Jr., and deserve the chance to Wednesday nigh in Pruis Hallt. The two acted out a narrative that was
posed student publication that raised of $3,000. trip to Los Angeles with Adam Clark and win.” described by Douglass’s great-great-grandfather, Frederick Douglass.
would have included nude
photographs of undergradu-
ates. Two days earlier, the
school's Committee on College ELEC TION 20 04
Life had granted approval to
~ FROM THE BROWN DA I LY HERALD
Dean ends quest for presidency Wednesday
DNNOTES Democrat candidate a Democratic record $41 million
in campaign dollars largely
Kerry had cruised to 15 wins and
seized the front-runner moniker.
didacy, the former Vermont gov-
ernor urged his delegates of some
lost gas from results through the Internet.
Exactly one month ago, Dean
Dean dubbed Wisconsin a must-
win, then a not really. After the
200 to stick with him.
‘‘Keep active in the primary,’’
in Iowa caucus was the candidate to beat —
front-runner in national polls and
votes were tallied Tuesday, the
race had become what Dean had
Dean declared to an overflow
crowd of more than 500 flag-wav-
Partly Cloudy poised to begin his primary romp predicted — a two-man contest — ing supporters and staff.
Rose Sneyd s Associated Press with a win in the Iowa caucuses. It but between Kerry and John ‘‘Sending delegates to the conven-
all crashed when the real votes Edwards. tion only continues to energize
REMINDER BURLINGTON, Vt. — Faster were counted. A day after his distant third- our party. Fight on in the caucus-
Spring Break will be than you can say dot.com bust, Dean finished a poor third in place finish in Wisconsin, Dean es. We are on the ballots. Use your
from March 14 to Howard Dean’s quest for the Iowa, second in New Hampshire announced that he would no network to send progressive dele-
March 22. presidency ended Wednesday as and managed just single digits in longer actively pursue the presi- gates to the convention in
the Democrat, winless in 17 con- several states through early dency, but ‘‘we will, however, con- Boston.’’
tests, bowed to political reality February. One of his biggest tinue to build a new organization Historians will have the final
CONTAC TU S KRT PHOTO/ELIZABETH FLORES, FILE and abandoned his bid. union backers — the American using our enormous grass-roots say, but Dean was the candidate
News desk: 285-8255 Once the little-known former Federation of State, County and network to continue the effort to who rose from obscurity to a
Sports desk: 285-8245 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE Howard governor of a small Northeast Municipal Employees — bailed transform the Democratic Party main draw on the Meetup.com
Editor: 285-8249 Dean speaks to the Islamic Society of state, Dean took a summer ride to out on the day of the Washington and to change our country.’’ Web site, newsmagazine cover
Classified: 285-8247 Milwaukee at the Howard Johnson Hotel presidential campaign heights, and Michigan caucuses. Striking the defiant tone that boy and unrivaled grass-roots
Fax: 285-8248 Feb. 16 in Milwaukee, Wis. attracting scores of followers and In the meantime, rival John has been the hallmark of his can- organizer.
PAGE 2 l NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS
IN HISTORY STAT E CAMPUS
1881 Kansas becomes first state to prohibit all
Kernan announces state grant assistance UPD to sponsor $20,000 on carnival
1913 First prize inserted into a Cracker Jack box. Governor Joe Kernan announced a state grant to assist University Program Board will bring a Ferris wheel to campus
Hoosiers gain work in East Central Indiana today. April 23 as part of its last Late Nite event, Student Government
1987 Anti-smoking ad airs for first time on TV. It
featured Yul Brynner. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development awarded Association senator Andrew Greider said.
$258,822 to the East Central Workforce Investment Board, Inc. “UPB has saved $20,000 to sponsor a carnival, “ Greider said.
from the agency’s “Energizing Indiana’s Workforce” grant funds. “They have $10,000 to work with for each Late Nite, and they’ve
The East Central WIB, consisting of Blackford, Delaware, Henry, been saving up to do a big end of the year thing.”
Jay and Randolph counties, will utilize the funds to increase the Cari Peterson, president of University Program Board, said
WEATHER THIS WEEK region’s capacity to develop advanced manufacturing jobs. nothing is finalized, yet. The planning committee, will meet
FRIDAY P.M. Showers, High: 47, Low: 29 With the grant, the East Central WIB will create awareness of Tuesday to discuss rides, food and other details. The committee
SATURDAY Showers, High: 38, Low: 27 career opportunities and educational requirements required to held its first meeting Tuesday and went back to its committee
SUNDAY Partly Cloudy, High: 42, Low: 27 be successful in the advanced manufacturing field. Working with members for approval, Peterson said.
MONDAY Partly Cloudy, High: 40, Low: 26 Ivy Tech State College, the board will improve its distance learn- Peterson said UPB wants to involve a wider range of students
TUESDAY Snow Showers, High: 39, Low: 25 ing education program, and upgrade their computer labs to cre- in the event.
ate virtual campuses and learning labs in rural communities. “Usually our audience is freshmen and sophomores,” Peterson
WEDNESDAY Partly Cloudy, High: 37, Low: 21
This will bring training opportunities closer to the area’s work- said. “We want to involve upperclassmen and nontraditional stu-
force. dents with families as well.”
POLICE BEAT He announced the development of Indiana@Work during his Greider said he hopes the rides, which range from a pirate
State of the State address in January. A combination of DWD and ship to the Gravitron, can be set up in Lafollette’s parking lot.
SCOTT A. THURSTON, 29, 3820 E. 1700 N., Summitville, was arrested Commerce aim to match jobseekers with companies with open- Peterson said the green near North Quad is also an option.
at 3:40 a.m. Saturday at Wheeling Avenue and Queen St. on charges of public
ings. It will provide funds for potential employees who need Parking Services will need to approve the parking lot idea,
training to help them attain higher-paying jobs. Greider said.
LOWELL R. STEWART JR., 24, 1000 N. Brady St. was arrested at 6:13 UPB asked SGA to help promote the event to students and
a.m. Saturday at 211 N. Dicks St. on charges of failure to appear. organizations, Greider said.
MICHAEL C. CONTRI, 19, North Wozniak Road, Laporte, was arrested at
“UPB came to (SGA) and said they had a lot of money to
7:44 a.m. Saturday at Studebaker West Residence Hall on charges of illegal spend,” Greider said. “They wanted to do something really big.
possession of alcohol and public intoxication.
DAVID L. KING JR., 23, 3500 N. Meadview Pl. was arrested at 8:18 p.m.
Officials find violations at nursing home They asked if student government could help get some organiza-
Sunday at Stadium Marathon, 2905 W. Bethel Ave., on charges of possession GAS CITY — A nursing home where a former nurse allegedly Greider said organizations can work a booth, sponsoring their
of marijuana. gave liquid morphine to a resident who later died has failed to own game or one of the carnival’s. Greider said he expects rental
follow state and federal regulations, a yearlong survey by state costs to fall between $200 to $600.
health officials concluded. Other attractions will include a main stage for local bands,
DAYS AHEAD bouncy boxing and possibly a fireworks show. Interested organi-
The report released Tuesday by the state Department of
Health found that Twin City Healthcare also did not follow its zations can e-mail Greider.
TODAY own drug distribution and patient care rules, although it said Peterson said UPB welcomes any student suggestions or ideas.
that the violations caused ‘‘no actual harm’’ to patients. Going to Apr. 27 Late Nite at Pruis Hall will familiarize students
LUTHERAN CENTER Twin City officials strongly disagree with the review’s conclu- with the format, Peterson said, and ensure their advice is feasi-
Worship with communion is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. All are welcome. ble.
sions and plan to challenge the report, said Janet McSharar, an
E-mail Kurt and firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
attorney for Hoosier Enterprises, which owns the nursing home The planning committee will meet again Tuesday to finalize
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES in Gas City about 40 miles south of Fort Wayne. details.
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Factuals” is from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. in RB 449.
Ball State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight ally orga-
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS NEWS l PAGE 3
PRSSA uses game to
SPEAKER BINGO inform about good credit
Expert says democracy needed The recipient of a doctorate ing institutions such as govern- of developing a structure for
Establishing a degree from Northwestern ment and family systems. transition from a non-democrat-
University, Sawyer also spent 11 “We want to understand how ic government to a democratic
government being years teaching at the University people develop organizations one.
of Liberia, where he became from the grassroots up,” Sawyer “He will probably talk about
encouraged in Africa Dean of the College said. “It is a way to the issue of comparative democ-
of Social Sciences. LEADER study how people racy,” Reed said. “Do all democ-
Tyson Mathews s Staff Reporter Sawyer’s lecture is manage public racies look like the United
hosted by Assistant
Amos Sawyer served as affairs.” States? Probably not.”
A former president of the Provost for the president of the Sawyer, who Reed said transitioning to a
Republic of Liberia will speak I n t e r n a t i o n a l Government of National also spends time democracy is a pressing issue in
about building democratic gov- Education Dr. Cyrus Unity of Liberia from consulting with Iraq. It is important to allow the
ernments in Africa today at the Reed and the 1990-1994. the World Bank people to participate and still
Student Center. Central Indiana and the United protect minority rights, he said.
Amos Sawyer, who is currently Committee on Foreign Nations, said he plans to speak “How could you not be inter-
an Associate Director and Relations. about the cases of successful ested?” Reed asked. “We’re in a
Research Scholar at Indiana Reed said students who democracies in Africa as well as presidential election year. If
University’s Workshop in Political attend the lecture will have a the challenge democracy faces we’re following our own politics,
Theory and Policy Analysis, will rare opportunity to listen to on the continent. then we have to be interested.
speak at 4 p.m. in the Yuhas someone who is both a political “Africa needs to establish “If the student body is intel-
Room as part of the International scientist and a former president. democratic governments lectually alive, I think it is some-
Affairs Lecture Series. “Rarely do you get a combina- beyond just holding elections,” thing that would be hard not to
Sawyer served as the presi- tion of a practitioner with a pro- he said. “We want to get the attend.”
dent of the Government of fessor,” Reed said. African people more involved in Sawyer’s speech is the second
National Unity of Liberia, the Sawyer’s research center at government.” of the lecture series. Reed said
first of five interim govern- Indiana University studies con- Reed said Sawyer’s discussion the series will continue through-
ments in Liberia, from 1990- flict and governance in Africa, of democracy will include out the semester with anywhere
1994. doing policy analysis and study- speaking about the importance from one to four more speakers.
E X P LO S I O N
Iran train crash kills 200, injures 400eral of the provincial railways — collapsed in an earthquake,’’ station, outside Neyshabur, at 4
DN PHOTO/CHRIS WEDDLE
Deceased include who had all gone to the site of the Hassan Sarbakhshian said. a.m. Forty-eight of the cars SHAUNA WALTERS, senior, draws a ball at The Public Relations Student
derailment, the official Islamic ‘‘Everyone appears to have been derailed on reaching the next Society of America Muncie’s Largest Free Bingo Game on Wednesday at the
Neyshabur’s mayor, Republic News Agency reported. evacuated,’’ he said, adding he stop at Khayyam, about 12 Student Center. PRSSA sponsored the event to inform students about the
governor, fire chief The explosion devastated five
villages, where authorities
could see thick, black smoke
billowing about 500 yards
miles away, and caught fire.
Iranian TV showed footage of
importance of good credit by offering complementary credit checks.
rushed in blood supplies and ahead. black plumes of smoke and
Ali Akbar Dareini s Associated Press appealed through loudspeakers Rescue workers, aided by orange flames billowing into
for donors. The hardest hit was cranes and giant floodlights, the sky from the cars, 17 of SCIENCE
NEYSHABUR, Iran (AP) — Hashemabad, where 41-year- worked into the night, shroud- which were loaded with sulfur,
Runaway train cars carrying a
lethal mix of fuel and chemicals
old Zahra Rezaie, whose mud
home was near the tracks, was
ed in toxic fumes as they
searched for dozens of people
six with gasoline, seven with
fertilizer and 10 with cotton.
Eli Lilly commits $3.2M to research center
derailed, caught fire, and then cooking lunch for her family thought to be trapped in their Dozens of people, some wear- INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An economic development campaign to
exploded hours later Wednesday when she heard the explosion clay homes devastated by the ing face masks to protect them- boost Indiana’s life sciences industry has established a center to
in northeast Iran, killing more and felt the ground shake. Then blast. selves from the smoke, were help scientists conducting research on proteins - work that could
than 200 people, injuring at least the ceiling collapsed. The blast was so powerful seen walking around or putting
lead to new disease treatments and diagnostic tests.
400 and leaving dozens trapped ‘‘It knocked down and broke that windows were shattered as out flames on the scene.
some dishes. I was sure it was far as six miles away. In an Firefighters — apparently The Indiana Centers for Applied Protein Sciences has a $3.2
beneath crumbled mud homes.
an earthquake, and my first apparent indication of the with little experience in hand- million commitment of support from Indianapolis-based drug
Many of those reported dead
were firefighters and rescue thought was to rush to the explosion’s force, Iranian seis- ing industrial chemicals — had maker Eli Lilly and Co., officials with the campaign called
workers who had extinguished school and save my children,’’ mologists recorded a 3.6-mag- extinguished 90 percent of the BioCrossroads said Tuesday. The center, a spin-off organization
most of the blaze outside Rezaie told The Associated nitude tremor in the area, IRNA fire when the cars exploded at of the campaign, also has been chosen to receive a state technol-
Neyshabur, an ancient city of Press. Her children were safe. reported. 9:37 a.m., Mohammad ogy grant.
170,000 people in a farming An AP photographer who Many of the buildings that Maqdouri, head of the local The center’s chief executive will be Dr. James R. Ludwig, head
region 400 miles east of the capi- arrived in Dehnow, one of the collapsed in a Dec. 26 earth- emergency operations head- of a Lilly program in proteomics, the study of all proteins in liv-
tal, Tehran. severely damaged villages close quake in Bam, in southeast Iran, quarters, told Tehran televi- ing cells.
The dead also included top city to the train tracks some 500 also were mud-brick structures. sion. Proteins are molecules that do the body’s work by directing
officials — including Neyshabur’s yards from the blast, said the That tragedy killed more than “More than 400 people were cells’ actions. In addition to providing possible disease treat-
governor, mayor and fire chief, as village’s homes were flattened. 41,000 people. injured,” said Vahid Bakechi, a
ments, proteomic research is expected to yield applications for
well as the head of the energy ‘‘The houses are all built of Authorities were investigat- senior official in Khorasan
clay, and nearly every one has ing what caused the 51 cars to Province’s Emergency the drug discovery process — a specific interest of Lilly — and in
department and the director-gen-
been destroyed, like they had roll out of the Abu Muslim train Headquarters. developing tests to detect predispositions to certain illnesses.
Douglass: Family portrays ancestors role in history
S E N AT E
Republicans support horse racing subsidy
Continued from PAGE 1 out, he forbade her from giving might sell you back into slavery,” to help her husband honor his INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders in the Republican-controlled
Douglass any more lessons, claim- she said. ancestor’s legacy Wednesday, and Senate say they will support legislation that would steer more
ing that education would make She said after Douglass finally hoped students and local resi-
plantation, Douglass said. riverboat casino tax revenue to the horse racing industry, includ-
Douglass rebellious. escaped slavery in 1838 and met dents walked away with a renewed
“For the first time in my life, I “After that I had to become like abolitionist William Lloyd appreciation of black history. ing Indiana’s two pari-mutel tracks.
actually saw people whose skin a thief - I had to steal my educa- Garrison, he helped to lead the Black history will always be But Senate President Pro Tem Robert Garton, R-Columbus, said
was lighter than the color of my tion,” Douglass said. “Sometimes abolitionist movement by speak- America’s history, she said. the proposal would not authorize pull-tab machines, which are
hand,” Douglass said, portraying we slaves would hide behind the ing to audiences throughout the “And no one should ever be similar to slot machines, at horse racing venues.
his ancestor. plantation’s bushes at three in the country. He later published his ashamed that they are part of ‘‘I still say pull-tabs is not about racing, pull-tabs is about a few
When the elder Douglass later morning to have class. And I was first autobiography, “The America,” she said. “We all helped people getting rich,’’ Garton said.
entered the plantation house, and glad we did that, because once I Narrative of the Life of Frederick to build it, and we all helped to Senate Finance Chairman Larry Borst, R-Greenwood, said he
saw an array of fine china and tea learned to read, I felt forever free.” Douglass,” and published several make it great.” also would support the proposal, which would increase the annu-
sets, he wondered why his own In 1836, Douglass met his anti-slavery newspapers such as Senior Euliza Gates said she al take the horse racing industry gets from riverboat casinos
family had never had such luxu- future wife, Anna Murray, while the North Star. enjoyed Wednesday’s presenta- from $27 million to $44 million.
ries, Douglass said. attending church in Baltimore. When President Abraham tion and was glad to see students The subsidy, which comes from a portion of admission taxes
He began to understand what Murray, the daughter of former Lincoln signed the Emancipation of all races attend.
racial inequality was, he said. levied on casinos, was capped two years ago at $27 million. That
slaves, had been born free in 1813, Proclamation in 1863, Douglass Listening to an autobiographical
“I was amazed,” Douglass said. he said. also suggested the nation estab- account of one of America’s most money is split among purses, breeding programs and the two
“I knew there was something As B.J. Douglass portrayed lish the 54th Massachusetts, a renowned abolitionists was benefi- tracks — Hoosier Park in Anderson and Indiana Downs in Shelby
wrong. I finally learned this was Murray in Wednesday’s presenta- black regiment that would later cial for everybody, she said. County.
what slavery was all about.” tion, she said even blacks who fight in the Civil War. “It shows that Frederick The racing industry has tried for several years to pass legisla-
Douglass said as his ancestor were free during the Civil War era “He was a man who never set- Douglass’ memory will live on,” tion that would authorize slot-like machines at horse racing
grew up on the plantation, Auld’s still experienced constant discrim- tled for mediocrity,” B.J. Douglass Gates said. “What he did for blacks venues. Track owners and breeders say the machines would gen-
wife, Sophia, slowly began to teach ination. said. “He stood for what was throughout history still matters erate a steady stream of income to bolster the industry and elim-
him how to read the Bible. “You always walked on one side right.” today, and it affects each and inate the need for riverboat subsidies.
But when her husband found of the street, worried someone B.J. Douglass said she was glad every one of us.”
source for news.
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respecting an establishment of
RACHEL PERKINS, EDITOR IN CHIEF religion, or prohibiting the free
CHRISMIHAL, MANAGING EDITOR OF VISUALS exercise thereof; or abridging the
JON SEIDEL, MANAGING EDITOR OF CONTENT freedom of speech, or of the
LAUREN PHILLIPS, FORUM EDITOR press; or the right of the people
Penny Moore, news editor Amy Sweeney, asst. features editor peaceably to assemble, and to
Leah Snyder, asst. news editor Lauren Ruffner, photo editor petition the Government for a
Adam Fisher, sports editor Will Vragovic, asst. photo editor redress of grievances.”
Mike Genet, asst. sports editor Teresa Auch, copy chief The First Amendment
Cole McGrath, features editor Dave Studinski, Web master to the U.S. Constitution
AT ISSUE: Current SGA officers are competing agianst each other in SGA election
The two slates competing for the because of the composition of the slates. Tietz also works with Newlund and play any election propoganda at senate
Student Government Association execu- On the Manship Slate, current presi- Manship. meetings. The candidates should hold
tive board will have their first debate dent Jayson Manship is running for a Elections are March 1 and 2. Actual themselves to the same standard.
this evening. second term, backed up with Meghan inauguration comes weeks after. Despite SGA election opponents, the
This is the first time the candidates Newlund, SGA pro-tempore as the This means that despite the results, students still need a viable governing
will be addressing the entire campus Manship Slate's vice presidential candi - one or two of these SGA officers will be body for the next few weeks.
about their stances on issues and the date. out of a job in a few weeks. The slates running should do their
goals they have for Ball State. The two are used to combining Regardless of how the winning slate best to keep current responsibilities
But when the debate is over, some forces as current SGA officers, but wants to run SGA, the officers still have apart from this race.
slate members must return to their cur- there is a twist. a month to work together. In the end, the only thing that
rent SGA roles. Ben Tietz, SGA's current vice presi- As the campaign continues, SGA should really matter to these SGA
This year's election will be unique dent is also vying for Manship's spot. senators are not allowed to wear or dis- members is the needs of the students.
David Swindle: Carla Alderman:
Swimming in Broken Glass Outside the Box
McKinneys shot Valentine’s Day can
with cruel insults cause suffering
There's a sad irony in the situation of the Are you suffering from Post-Valentine’s-Day
McKinney family. In many ways, they are in a simi- Syndrome?, If you are susceptible to bouts of love
lar setting as Michael. They're walking through the sickness or extreme excitement over mass-commer-
darkness, abandoned by many, in search of home, cialized holidays, you should take the time to con-
which in this case is truth, justice and answers. sider the following statements. You could be suffer-
Only they're not the ones intoxicated. This time ing if:
they do not encounter the single rookie cop but a
multitude, many too cowardly to name them- •You long for someone to leave candy hearts
selves, drunk on the certainty of their own right- under your pillow, expressing
ness and superiority. They make the same mistake romantic sentiments such as
Officer Robert Duplain made on “Hey Babe."
that autumn evening. Young and •Rotting rose petals litter your
inexperienced, they draw their floor because you refuse to give
weapons — in this case, harsh these velvety, floral, love tokens
and damning words — and fire. up.
As a result of filing their law- Steve Sack is a syndicated cartoonist. His views do not necessarily agree with those of the Daily News. •You are waiting on a secret
suit, the McKinneys have received admirer to send you that mysteri-
harsh, harassing criticism, most ous-though slightly creepy- love
visibly via the DAILY NEWS mes- Carla Aldermann is a letter? For that matter, are you
sage boards. They've been called sophomore sending yourself mysterious-
David Swindle is a "dirt," "selfish," "moneygrubbers" Dave Studinski: Bewildered Society English secondary slightly-creepy love letters?
sophomore creative and "greedy." Others, slightly less education major and •You torture yourself by
writing major and
writes ‘Swimming in judgments despite the fact that,
Broken Glass’ for
sadistic, go on to make quick
frankly, they don't know as much
Abandoning habits for Lent not practical writes ‘Outside the
Box’ for the Daily
watching Romeo and Juliet over
and over, thinking that if you
News. Her views do focus hard enough, Juliet will
about the situation as they would Every year about this time, I always find The majority never make it past the prelimi- wake up on time?
the Daily News. not necessarily
like to think. The McKinneys •You are missing patches of
His views do not myself sitting around some dinner table with nary thinking stage. agree with those of
have read these comments. some group of friends or family when some- So, when Lent rolls around, I smile, congratu- hair on your scalp from sending
necessarily agree We've seen this all before, we the newspaper. one too many romantic locks to
with those of the one spontaneously raises their voice in some late the people with more willpower than I and
see it everyday. This is the behav- your lover.
newspaper. relatively important manner: “God – I need to carry on conversation.
ior of people who live in a black figure out something to give up for Lent.” Criticize and ridicule me all you want – I’m •You have lost any body parts in the pursuit of
and white world. Almost from expressing your love VanGogh-style.
Now, despite the obvious humor in afore- not going to change my ways. We’re enabled
the day Mike died, people had already aligned mentioned person’s statement, they always our own right to believe in this country, and I •You trace heart outlines on your toothbrush
themselves with their respective camps. tend to spark up a conversation about Lent certainly enjoy taking advantage of it. bristles with red-tinted toothpaste.
Either Mike was "an innocent saint brutally mur- •You cry tears of joy when you rip your knotted
lasting for roughly the next five minutes or so. Besides, the great thing about religion is that
dered by a trigger-happy, wannabe cop" or Mike Things like what to give up, you can believe as much or as little as you straw wrapper and find that someone, somewhere,
was "an irresponsible alcoholic who assaulted an is thinking of you?
what not to eat, the motives want to; in my eyes, at least.
officer of the law fully justified in his professional behind it all and what every- This doesn’t mean I am not about support- If you answered “Yes” to any of the questions
actions." one’s doing later on that night ing those who heavily follow their faith, and it above, then you are at serious risk of contracting
Now a new battle arises: either "the McKinneys this life-threatening disease. You may find yourself
are discussed. is for that very reason that I have taken the
seek justice and answers for the death of their However, I always end up time to assist those out there who have yet to reflecting over radical notions such as “What is
son" or "they want to exploit his death for finan- there to live for now that February is almost over?”
on one end of the conversa- organize their penance for the Lent soon
cial gain at the expense of his former classmates." tion. approaching. or “How long does it take to die from a broken
This whole situation is a massive shade of As a little background, I am We will start off simple: Students here at Ball heart?”
uncomfortable gray. There are no easy answers. And if you happen to be single, you better just go
born and raised Catholic; con- State could stop missing class, but more
Those who have it all figured out only demon- firmed so during my eighth importantly stop using Gradebook to E-mail ahead and kill yourself because if you were lucky
strate their own ignorance. Mike was a greek, so Dave Studinski is a enough to survive V-Day itself, you’ll never fully
I'm sure he'd appreciate the words of one of the freshman journalism grade year, and have attended everyone about acquiring notes or to inform
recover from the Syndrome. (You cannot be single,
major and writes masses irregularly since. the class of a party.
And by irregularly, I mean Faculty, staff and students could give-up bot- self-fulfilled, and happy in this world, anyway.)
Young and inexperienced, they for the Daily News. Christmas, and if I am lucky, tling in their angers and frustrations about the If you happen to be in a relationship and display
Easter. way things are done here or abroad by speak- symptoms of the Syndrome, you should not allow
draw thier weapons– in this case, His views do not
So, I’m obviously not the ing their mind. the sobering reality of having your idealistic expec-
necessarily agree tations of Valentine’s Day torn to shreds get to you.
harsh and damning words. with those of the best little Catholic schoolboy. At the same time, closed-minded students
It has been a long time since I could let the above mentioned group of stu- Be prepared to let the following negative thoughts
newspaper. pass without much thought or care: The chocolates
have fasted for Lent, which by dents speak out without being slaughtered
greatest of them all: "The only true wisdom is in most accounts means giving with ridicule. and candy were a lovely gift, but do I detect an
knowing you know nothing." expansion in waist size? (Diet! Diet!)
up meat on Fridays. The Indiana High School Athletic Association
We must refuse to fall prey to the seductions of I barely manage to wake up on Fridays, let could quit running those ridiculous “What’s Sure he bought you a teddy bear, but isn’t that
either side in this argument. Take one step at a alone worry about what I’m eating. It seems as Your Choice” commercials…especially on CNN. the same one he gave to his last three girlfriends?
time as the facts continue to present themselves. (Cheater! Cheater!)
if people forget to follow this fasting plan even The University of Colorado football team
Rational individuals must perpetually discard when they are consciously doing so. Of course, could give up sex altogether. You got jewelry? How wonderful, but it wasn’t a
weak, human judgments. Trust that the ring, now was it? (Old and alone! Old and alone!)
many of my friends who slip up usually laugh Ball State University could give up the oh-so-
McKinneys are noble, caring people. Trust that the it off, while saying “It’s okay – I’ll say a few popular one liner to the outside world: “No She says she loved her flowers, but now she’s
pain of Duplain is on par with the McKinneys. prayers later.” comment.” thinking, "Why didn’t he get me a heart-shaped
Refuse to prejudge their lawyer based on his high- chocolate?" (He thinks I’m fat!)
Talk about your stereotypical Catholics. Apply above reasoning to the Board of
profile cases. The situation is similar when it comes to giv- Trustees. Post-Valentine’s-Day-Syndrome should be taken
We must calm ourselves. The McKinneys do not seriously, and though chances of recovery are less
ing something up for Lent: I can’t remember And, if you are Howard Dean, you could just
want to take money at the expense of our educa- the last time I tried. try giving up altogether. than 20 percent. If you act quickly, it is possible to
tions. Besides, I could count on one hand how Yearrghhhh…I guess some people start Lent beat the odds.
This lawsuit is very important. I'm not saying First, make sure that you are not depending on
many people I know that talk or think about a little earlier than others.
that because I believe the McKinneys deserve kicking a habit for lent. Even then, an inevitable one person (real or imagined) to meet all of your
money. If I make that judgment at all, it will be as Write to Dave at emotional needs. This is a one-way ticket to life-long
few never end up making it past a week or two
the facts unfold. of practice. email@example.com wretchedness. Find out who you are and what
If Ball State, Duplain, and Police Chief Gene visit www.bewilderedsociety.com makes you happy, regardless of whether you are
Burton are not guilty, then the trial will demon- single or not. Don’t take yourself too seriously.
strate that and justice will be served. People get in awful ruts when they analyze their
But I implore everyone: show your humanity relationships and “What if” relationships to death.
and restrain the misplaced anger inside you. Use FORUM POLICY Life is a never-ending learning process, and you’re
caution and discretion in your words. As always, bound to screw up sometimes.
the good opinion spoken in evil language loses all
The Daily News opinion page appear as space permits each day. decides this on an individual basis
While any day that is specifically chosen to cele-
aims to stimulate discussion in the The limit for letter length is approxi- and must consult the writer before
meaning. You slander yourselves most of all. brate love is a positive, encouraging thing; just like
Ball State community. The Daily mately 350 words. All letters must withholding the name.
Let us stand back, grow up, suspend our judg- anything else, when taken to an extreme gets ridicu-
News welcomes reader viewpoints be typed. The editor reserves the Lengthy letters that focus on an
ment and watch as a trial brings new truths to lous. If your experience of this year’s Valentine’s
and offers four vehicles of expres- right to edit and condense submis- issue affecting students might be
light. Day was a pleasant one, good for you. If not, it’s not
sion for reader opinions: letters to sions for length as well as clarity. considered for “Your Turn” columns
the editor, guest columns, feedback The name of the author is usually at the editor’s discretion. Those the end of the world (or of anything).
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GET A JOB DNENT.
Staff members will be in various buildings
On ‘Sex and the
around campus to offer free on-the-spot City,’ the Fab Four
résumé reviews. nears end
WHEN: Today and Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (AP) – Sunday’s finale of ‘‘Sex
WHERE: AJ and the Teachers College and the City’’ promises to be a
fight to the finish for the heart of
Hanging in the balance is not just
the man (Aleksandr Petrovsky or
Mr. Big?) or the place (Carrie’s
beloved Manhattan or Paris,
where she defected last week?),
but also the feelings of fans after
six randy seasons on the town
with sex columnist Carrie and her
three gal pals. What of the sweet
sorrow of those viewers Carrie is
Many questions are afoot —
stylishly shod in
doubt — as
‘‘Sex and the
cludes at 9
at 8 p.m.
by a series
COURTESY OF KRTCAMPUS
restored to glory
(AP) — A historic vaudeville and
movie house in Boston’s theater
district is emerging from more
than a decade in the dark to once
again welcome audiences under
its glittering marquee.After years
of neglect that left its lavish deco-
rations in ruins and ceiling plaster
raining down on the seats, the
Opera House will reopen this sum-
GETTING READY TO GO
mer with a touring production of
Broadway’s ‘‘The Lion King.’’
Counting down to opening night
July 16, about 150 workers are
restoring the entire theater.
Final Fantasy X-2
With three weeks until Spring Break, students begin to prepare Check list of gamers, consumers
(AP) — Final Fantasy fans who’ve
LISA GERSTNER s STAFF REPORTER haves for some, and increased
business at beauty salons
things to do grown accustomed to legendary
SPRING break is only three weeks away, and reflects those desires. provides specific information before you leave opening scenes like sword fights
are in for a shock with the latest
“People get coloring, high- about diseases and necessary
some students are packing up and baring their bod- lighting, haircuts done, get- vaccinations in certain parts
s Hold mail and newspapers installment, ‘‘Final Fantasy X-2.’’In
ting ready for the summer of the world. or arrange for a neighbor to an early indication of the flaws
ies at top travel destinations such as Florida, San pick them up plaguing this sequel, ‘‘X-2’’ begins
look,” Mary Dabbs, owner of Cost is another aspect of
Padre and Cancun. Something About Mary’s any vacation. Whether it is a s Arrange pet care with three scantily clad heroines
However, for many, preparation involves more than Salon on Wheeling Avenue, cruise in the Bahamas or a s Arrange plant/lawn care singing a pop song.
said. road trip to Chicago, money is The game picks up two years after
buying a bikini and jumping into the car or plane. Nails and hair removal are a deciding factor in whether
s Set security system
s Turn off water to external the defeat of Sin in ‘‘Final Fantasy
targets for salon-goers as some students travel.
From sweating at the gym in business prior to Spring well. “It depends on what my
faucets/washing machine X.’’ Yuna has returned with two
to obtaining their passports, Break. She suggested that “A lot of people come in for bank account tells me I can s Unplug electrical appli- companions, her cousin Rikku and
students are taking measures vacationers start tanning pedicures and waxing,” do,” Ian Munday, a junior con- ances a new addition, Paine, to determine
to assure a great trip. early. Alyssa Petty of Salon Shapers sidering a trip to Windsor, s Set up e-mail and voice if Tidus is being held captive.
While students carry plenty “A lot of people wait too Day Spa said. Canada, said. mail responses Once again, Square Enix has created
of baggage onto airplanes, late,” Reece said. Appearance is Opportunities to book s Pay upcoming bills a game with exceptional graphics.
many don’t want to pack extra “They’re used to not the only con- flights and cruises, reserve Compared to ‘‘Final Fantasy X,’’ char-
pounds on their waistlines. instant every- cern of Spring hotels, rent cars and search
Gyms and fitness rooms are thing, and the Break vacation- for rebates abound on the
acters have vastly improved facial
available at Ball Gym and tanning process ers. Those travel - Web. Expedia and Travelocity Items to bring and body animations, which are eeri-
ly human. Uniforms, which range
Irving Gym as well as smaller isn’t that instant.
workout rooms in the resi- They need to
ing out of the
are two popular online
resources for vacation plan- along on your trip from skimpy to ornate, are intricately
dence halls. Their usage has start a little earli- obtain a pass- ning. s Map detailed. Clearly, the heroines have
increased recently. er.” port, requiring a Travelers may also contact been tailored to appeal to a male
s Purse or wallet
“Just this last week, it’s S t e p h a n i e Spring Break fee of $85 for local agencies to assist in trip audience.
really picked up,” said Dan Haskins, owner MTV starts their week people age 16 preparation. s Tickets and reservations
Haynes, an office assistant in of JR’s Tropical and over. After “Spring Break is a busy trav- s Passport
the Office of Recreation Tan, advises her
long annual coverage of one sends in the el time,” said Larry Walburn s Travelers checks
Services. “There’s a 100 per- customers to Spring Break on March application, it of CruisePro, a travel agency s Immunization records
son limit in the (fitness) start tanning a 28. They will be filming may take up to on Wheeling Avenue special- s Medicine
rooms, then we have to have a month before in Miami, Fla. this year. six weeks to izing in booking cruises. s Cell phone and charger
waiting list.” their vacations. arrive. Airline seats fill up faster
s Calling card
Haynes said the gyms are She has extended store hours “I had to get my passport than cruise ships do, accord-
busier in the afternoon and in response to the recent fluc- right away, and I also had to ing to Walburn. s Eyeglasses or contact lenses
evenings, when students have tuation in tanners and also get a medical release form,” “We’ve had several people s Umbrella or rain gear
finished classes for the day. plans to extend special offers Dawn Van Deman, a freshman call in and be very disappoint- s Sunscreen
Many vacationers also shun in future weeks. going on a mission trip to ed,” Walburn said. “I can’t get s Appropriate clothing
their stark-white winter bod- “We’ll offer packages a little Honduras, said. arrangements because the air- s Beach bag
ies and visit tanning beds in closer to Spring Break,” Those crossing the U.S. bor- lines have all been booked. If s Toiletries
the weeks prior to Spring Haskins said. der should check for immu- people could start planning
s Sports and recreation
Break. In addition to the achieve- nization requirements in the spring break in December, it
Becky Reece, a manager at ment of a coppery skin tone, country they are visiting. The would be a lot better for them equipment
Ultra Image Suntanning in the the perfect hairstyle is also on Centers for Disease Control financially and in getting what s Sunglasses COURTESY OF KRTCAMPUS
Village, has seen an increase the list of spring break must- and Prevention’s Web site on they want.”
O S CA R (8 p.m. NBC) Monica and
‘Capturing the Friedmans’ victims ask to deny Oscar
Chandler learn biological father
might be the ace of spades; Anna
Faris (Scary Movie 3) guest stars.
“WILL AND GRACE”
(8:30 p.m. NBC) One is the loneliest
Two men involved in in the late 1980s for sexually abus-
ing dozens of children.
make an advocacy film for the case, Abbey Boklan, who is now
Friedmans, and I didn’t make one.’’ retired from her Nassau County
presented a documentary that con-
veys an impression of the case that
baker; Tracy Ullman, Suzanne
Pleshette and Dave Foley guest star.
movie speak out The victims, now in their 20s,
wrote that Jesse Friedman was
However, Jesse Friedman, now court, confirmed that the two men
34, is seeking a new trial had been
is erroneous,’’ Silberg said.
‘‘Capturing the Friedmans’’
(9 p.m. ABC) With only three men
against nominations ‘‘being paraded like a celebrity.’’
‘‘If this film does win an
to overturn his convic-
tion based on informa-
among the 13
won the documentary grand
prize at the 2003 Sundance Film
left, it's time for the romantic
dream dates. Then, three men,
Oscar, it will be won at the tion revealed in the doc- Friedman plead- Festival and was named best two roses — who will Meredith
Deepti Hajela s Associated Press expense of silencing the plain- umentary. And in an ear- ed guilty to nonfiction film by the New York say goodbye to next?
tive voices of abused children lier interview, Jarecki abusing. Film Critics Circle. “SURVIVOR ALL STAR”
NEW YORK — Two men whom once again, just as our own voic- told The Associated A copy of the Jesse was 19 when he pleaded (8 p.m. CBS) One tribe is shell-
Jesse Friedman pleaded guilty to es were silenced 16 years ago by Press that he was ‘‘very letter was pro- guilty to the sex abuse charges in shocked by a cruel night on the
sexually abusing as boys have the threats and intimidation of supportive’’ of On the Internet vided to The 1988. Authorities said he and island, bringing one castaway to
written an open letter to our tormentors, Arnold and Friedman’s quest for a Go to www.capturingthe- Associated Press Arnold Friedman molested dozens tears and making another feel
Academy Awards voters, speak- Jesse Friedman,’’ said the letter. new trial, and that peo- freedmans.com for more by Joyanna of children during computer class- very guilty.
ing out against the Oscar-nomi- Jarecki said his film was a bal- ple ‘‘come away from Silberg, a child es in their home.
nated documentary about the anced piece, and that he had the film thinking that
information about this psychologist and Jesse was sentenced to six to
‘‘Capturing the Friedmans,’’ by
reached out to every child
involved. He pointed out that the
Jesse was railroaded.’’ Oscar-nominated
The men who wrote documentary.
member of the
18 years and was paroled after 13
years in prison; he is now a regis- DNNOTES
director Andrew Jarecki, is among film’s longest interview is with the letter list their ages Council on Child tered sex offender who lives in CONTAC TU S
the favorites to win best documen- someone who has recollections as 24 and 27 and their occupa- Abuse and Interpersonal Violence, Manhattan. His father, an admit- Editor: Cole McGrath
tary at the Feb. 29 Oscar ceremony. of being abused. tions as graduate student and which is conducting a campaign ted pedophile who was also con- Asst. Editor: Amy Sweeney
It examines the cases against ‘‘The film doesn’t exclude that businessman, respectively. They against the movie. victed of sending child pornogra- Features desk: 285-8257,
Arnold and Jesse Friedman, a Long perspective in the slightest,’’ he did not reveal their names. ‘‘Whether it was on purpose or phy through the mail, died in firstname.lastname@example.org
Island father and son imprisoned said Tuesday. ‘‘I didn’t set out to The judge who dealt with their whether Jarecki was misled, he prison in 1995.
PAGE 6 l FEATURES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS
S T U DY
Student depression on the rise
Possible reasons for more academic competition and
Federman agreed, saying he
has seen “more people coming to
Davenport previously worked
at Mercyhurst College, a private
increase include poor Counseling center directors (U.Va.) with preexisting depres-
nationwide, however, said the sion.”
suburban college in Erie, Pa., with
economy, academics depressed economy has caused
more stress than grades.
Less stigma about seeking
counseling is yet another reason.
Although Mercyhurst College
had slightly more anxiety prob-
“There’s a perception among “People are a lot more comfort- lems, overall “I was seeing the
Bryna Zumer s KRT Campus our students that there are not able coming in (to the counseling same sorts of issues,” she said.
that many opportunities in the center),” Benton said. The study ended before the
Today’s college students are workplace,” said Patricia Larsen, The study also found increases terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,
twice as likely to be depressed director at the University of in sexual assault, relationship 2001. After the attacks, Kansas
and three times more likely to be Colorado at Denver. “They feel a issues, family issues and person- State University saw a drop in
suicidal than they were a decade lot of pressure to stand out.” ality disorders. the number of students visiting
ago, according to a recent study. She agreed with Benton that “We were very aware that the the counseling center, which
“For a variety of reasons, there is also more stress about stress and anxiety had overtaken Benton said was due to “a sense
school is more stressful than it paying for college relationship prob- of solidarity that…pulled peo-
was 10 years ago,” said Sherry because “families’ Numbers lems,” Benton said. ple into a sense of common
Benton, assistant director of dollars are
Over a 13-year period, the “We were working care and concern.”
training at Kansas State stretched… (they) with a lot more sui- The effects of Sept. 11, 2001 on
University and one of the cannot provide as percentage of suicidal cidal students... You students at other universities
researchers of the study, which much support to the students rose from 5 to 9 really notice that.” were mixed.
was published in February. students.” percent according to the Because the study Larsen, at the University of
Researchers examined the Russ Federman, Kansas State study. only looked at the Colorado at Denver, said she saw
changes in the problems of stu- director at the rural, 19,000-stu- “a ton” of cases afterward,
dents who visited the counseling University of Virginia, said college dent Kansas State University, its although many students did not
center at Kansas State University used to be a time of exploration, results are probably not a direct attribute their stress directly to
over a 13-year period. but now students must choose a reflection of the entire country, that event.
The study, which included major that will guarantee success she said. Federman said case numbers at
13,000 students, found that in the job force. Student stress at the University U. Va. did not increase, and it’s
over the 13-year period of time, “When I went to school in the of Colorado at Denver, Larsen too soon to predict the long-term
the percentage of students with ‘60s, it was not uncommon to be said, might be due to its position effects of Sept. 11, 2001.
depression rose from 21 per- a liberal arts major,” Federman as an urban, commuter universi- The counseling centers have
cent to 41 percent. The per- said. “Now if you’re a liberal arts ty. Many of its 11,000 students tried to address the increase in
centage of suicidal students major, it means you don’t know work full time. serious mental problems in sever-
rose from 5 to 9 percent, and what you want to do.” “Parking alone is enough to al ways.
students with stress and anxi- Another explanation, Benton give you a headache,” she said. The University of Colorado at
ety problems rose from 36 to said, is better medication of However, Rebecca Davenport, a Denver teaches its counselors
62 percent. younger people with mental psychologist at Bowling Green more techniques to address anxi-
“There are many possible rea- problems. State University in Ohio, said the ety, grief and loss. Counselors
sons for the increases in depres- “A lot of students function well trends she sees at the rural, now focus on “stress inocula-
sion and other stress-related enough to get to college,” she 16,000-student university repre- tion,” which means teaching pre-
issues,” Benton said, “including said. sent a larger picture. ventive techniques for handling COURTESY OF KRT CAMPUS
CELL PHONES TV
Newer wireless carriers try novel pitches Host sorry for dog puppet’s comments
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk show host Conan O’Brien apologized
Wednesday for offending any French Canadians during his NBC
Jon Fortt s KRT Campus the grim economy, two maverick stores — so even preteens could Those numbers have the wire- show’s visit to Toronto last week, but not before trying to wring
companies are changing the rules buy and manage their own wire- less industry salivating because, some laughs out of the flap.
It’s so cruel but so clever. of the wireless game. Virgin less minutes. And unlike existing aside from marketing, calls to cus- ‘‘People of Quebec, I’m sorry,’’ O’Brien said on NBC’s ‘‘Late Night’’
Virgin Mobile USA’s “rescue ring” Mobile and rival Boost Mobile are prepaid plans, Virgin Mobile and tomer service are one of the telecast early Wednesday.
lets subscribers program their targeting the high school and col- Boost offer cutting-edge services biggest costs in the business. He had his remarks ‘‘translated’’ into French and subtitled: ‘‘People
cell phones to ring during a bad lege-age crowd with simple pre- and a hip image. Andrew Cole, wireless industry of Quebec, I’m an albino jackass.’’
date, providing a convenient paid wireless plans, and features But what makes these prepaid analyst at consulting firm ‘‘We meant no harm with our comedy piece the other night,’’
escape. based on fun and convenience newcomers even more intriguing Adventis, said Virgin Mobile’s O’Brien said.
A new breed of wireless carrier rather than just pricing. to the industry is their ability to results show how prepaid compa- The translation: ‘‘The other night, I wet the bed like a little girl.’’
is relying on ideas such as the res- Unlike mainstream plans that control costs through simplicity. nies can make money.
And so on.
cue ring and American Idol-relat- do credit checks and lock cus- Virgin Mobile said its service plan Virgin Mobile and Boost have
ed polls (does Ryan wear boxers, tomers into annual contracts, is so straightforward, 87 percent been around for less than a year, O’Brien’s cantankerous sock puppet, Triumph the Insult Comic
briefs or nothing at all?) to attract Virgin Mobile and Boost (both of subscribers added minutes to and several young people in Dog, drew the ire of French Canadian separatists with some of his
young cell phone users. part-owned by major cellular their account in January without Silicon Valley said they are still jokes last week.
As mainstream cell phone ser- companies) let customers buy speaking to customer service and skeptical of the prepaid newcom- ‘‘You’re in North America, learn the language,’’ the puppet
vice providers struggle to attract minutes through calling cards 50 percent activated their phones ers. “It’s like, hmm, too good to be hollered at one couple encountered at a visit to Quebec City’s Winter
customers and increase sales in sold at music and electronics online. true,” Hava Brchich, 16, said. Carnival.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS SPORTS l PAGE 7
SWIMMING MEN’S VOLLEYBALL
Five BSU takes on best, worst of conference
swim in Cardinals face IPFW,
Mercyhurst on the
runner for this season’s MIVA
championship. Walton said the reg-
ular-season championship will
come down to who can win the
Loyola-Chicago and Clarke.
Delgado’s family came from
Puerto Rico for Parents’ Weekend
last week. It was the second time
Midwest road this weekend
Adam Fisher s Sports Editor
most road games.
“One team is going to step up
and, at least early on, say ‘We are
the team to beat this year,’” Walton
his family had seen him play in col-
lege and was an inspiration for him,
he said. He added that winning the
award was a team effort.
Classic Ball State’s No. 9 men’s volleyball
team will see the two extremes of
the Midwestern Intercollegiate
This is the Ball State’s first con-
ference road game of the year. Last
season, the Cardinals lost in
straight sets at IPFW, 30-25, 31-29,
“It shows that we’re doing a good
job,” Delgado said. “We’re playing
more consistent, and our ball con-
trol is getting better.
“We’re going to need to serve
Volleyball Association this weekend.
Cardinals not in On one end of the conference is 30-25. better, though, to win at IPFW.”
Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, who Coaches of both teams say the Walton said it can be tough to get
MAC Championship the Cardinals play Friday. The No. two have developed a rivalry, main- a win at IPFW. The gym is small, so
10 Mastadons (6-1, 4-0 MIVA) are ly because the proximity of the the fans are closer to the court. Plus
head to Indianapolis undefeated in the conference, schools. The Mastadons are Ball the Mastadons can draw a large
including a win over Ohio State and State’s closest opponent, 82 miles crowd.
Ross Flint s Chief Reporter
two wins over defending national north on I-69. Walton said the rival- On Jan. 17, in its game against
champion Lewis. ry also stems from Ball State and George Mason, 3,234 fans crowded
A week away from the Mid-
Ball State (8-2, 2-0) heads to Erie, IPFW being two of the three oldest IPFW’s gym. That’s the ninth largest
American Conference cham-
Pa. Saturday to face Mercyhurst, a teams in the MIVA. crowd to watch an NCAA men’s
pionships, some of Ball
team on the other end of the MIVA “For the past 25 years, every time volleyball game this season and the
State’s women swimmers will
spectrum. The Lakers (5-6, 0-4) we’ve played Ball State, it’s been a second largest by a team other than
instead compete at the
haven’t won a single game in con- big match,” Mastadons head coach Hawaii. The Mastadons have also
Midwest Classic at the IU
ference, much less an entire match. Arnie Ball said. had crowds of 1,329 and 1,278 this
Natatorium in Indianapolis.
BSU head coach Joel Walton said Ball said matches with Ball State season.
Only five swimmers —
he set up the Cardinals’ schedule so are ones he looks forward to during “It’s pretty easy for them to get
Ericka and Jessica Nance,
they played better teams on Fridays the season. He said it’s fun to coach into our players’ heads,” Walton
Nora Lucas, Bethany Fortuna
and lesser teams on Saturdays. against the Cardinals because he’s said. “There’s a good amount of
and Ashley Zastrow — will be
“I wanted our guys to be fresh known Ball State people for 35 verbiage that is coming from their
competing for Ball State. This
for our better opponents each years. crowd, directed toward our guys.”
weekend’s meet will be the
weekend this year,” Walton said. When the Cardinals hit the road
five swimmers’ champi-
“Then, if we were a little tired on this weekend, they will take with ANDREW BRALEY aims for a kill in
onship meet, because they
the second day, hopefully that them MIVA Player of the Week Jary Ball State’s victory over Loyola-
will not be swimming at the
opponent wouldn’t push us as hard Delgado. The senior outside attack-
MAC championships. Only 18 Chicago on Friday at Worthen Arena.
as our first-night match.” er won the award for his 29 kills, 20
swimmers and two divers are The Cardinals will play Friday at
Friday’s match versus IPFW is big digs and seven blocks he recorded
sent to the conference cham- IPFW and at Mercyhurst Saturday.
in determining who is the front- last weekend in victories over DN PHOTO/CHRIS WEDDLE
“It’s for their own individ-
ual performance, to try to get
a season-ending fast time,”
said coach Laura Seibold-
Caudill. “They set goals for
themselves (at the beginning
of the year) and that’s what
this meet is for.”
The Cardinals will swim in
the mornings for the prelimi-
naries and, unlike the other
11 schools competing, won’t
receive points as a team.
Ball State (11-5, 4-4 MAC)
originally finished the dual
meet season with a 10-6
record overall and 3-5 record
against MAC competition.
However, after it was discov-
ered Akron had used an inel-
igible swimmer, freshman
Danielle Beland, for its first
three meets of the season —
including against Ball State —
the Cardinals were awarded a
160-140 win. Beland, who
Seibold-Caudill said is
Akron’s best swimmer, won
three events and helped the
400-yard medley relay team
defeat the Cardinals.
Beland did not finish the
required paperwork in time
to become eligible to com-
pete at the
start of the
MAC s e a s o n .
Next S e i b o l d -
weekend, Caudill knew
the MAC a b o u t
championships Beland’s ineli-
will be held gibility before
in Oxford, the recent
Ohio. Host confirmation.
Miami is “The bad
favorite to thing is you
don’t find out
about it until
champion months later,
excitement of it is not going
to be there. Yeah, it’s kinda
nice we won, but we’ve not
really thought much about
it,” she said. “But it helps out
Next weekend, the MAC
championships will be held in
Oxford, Ohio. Host Miami,
with a 12-1 record overall
and 8-0 record in the MAC, is
the favorite to repeat as
said at the beginning of the
season that she hopes to
improve one spot from last
year’s finish of fifth.
PAGE 8 l SPORTS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS
WOMEN’S BASKE TBALL MLB
Scrimmage of the sexes Feds follow
seven members, is just as much
Women seek an edge a part of the team’s practices as
the players. The scout team’s
in practice by playing participation counts toward
their eligibility, meaning that
against male team they must keep their grade point
averages according to NCAA reg- was used in the 24 pages of doc-
Eric Salo s Chief Reporter ulations. Anderson one of four uments it was blacked out.
The scouts’ responsibilities
The women’s basketball team include looking over opposing- men charged with But at least two newspapers
around the country were e-
members don’t scrimmage in team tape and adjusting their
practice. At least not against style of play according to each distributing steroids mailed versions of the docu-
ments, and that player’s name
each other. opponent’s strengths and weak- mistakenly was not blacked out.
Instead, the Cardinals com- nesses, almost taking on a com- Rob Gloster s Associated Press The New York Times and
pete against five men, hand pletely different player. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
picked from the Ball State com- Ball State uses this to get an SAN FRANCISCO — The feder- reported that Gary Sheffield was
munity by the coaching staff. idea of what to expect in the al agent who spent a late sum- listed as having sent a package to
The team employs a scout next game. mer afternoon tracking a Chevy BALCO on Feb. 17, 2003.
team consisting of eight men to “It just goes back to the fact Tahoe with license plate ‘‘W8 Sheffield, who signed with the
better prepare them for upcom- that when you play against the GURU’’ followed it first to a New York Yankees as a free
ing games. guys from the scout team, no nutritional supplements lab, and agent in December after two sea-
“Basically, they’re just here to team is going to be as good as then to a baseball park. sons with the Atlanta Braves, was
challenge us every day,” assis- they are,” White said. “And if we Newly released federal docu- one of several baseball players
tant coach Stephanie White said. can play against these guys ments claim the driver of that who testified before the grand
“But the biggest thing is guys, no every single day, we’re going to vehicle was Barry Bonds’ person- jury in the BALCO case.
matter what caliber of athletes be a whole lot better.” al trainer, Greg Anderson, one of The material inadvertently
they are, are bigger, stronger White plays on the profession- four men charged last week in a sent to the newspapers does not
and faster than any other team al level during the Cards’ off- steroid-distribution ring that allege that Sheffield used
we’re going to play against.” season as a member of the allegedly supplied dozens of steroids, and does not specify
The staff picked Jagga Rent WNBA’s Indiana Fever. White professional athletes with what was in the package.
two years ago to be on the scout was the team’s third leading banned substances. Sheffield said Wednesday he
team, and he has continued to scorer at 6.9 points per game The documents released was surprised to see his name
volunteer ever since. before sustaining a knee injury Tuesday say a federal agent fol- mentioned in connection with
Rent was playing a casual just days before the end of the lowed Anderson on Sept. 11, BALCO.
game of basketball 2003 season. 2002, as he made a quick visit to ‘‘Yeah, of course, but I have no
in Irving Gym, Scout team However, White the Bay Area Laboratory Co- comment otherwise. There is
unknowingly being said she plans to Operative — the lab allegedly at nothing I need to worry about,’’
observed by an The men’s scrimmage return in 2004, the center of the steroid ring. he said at the Yankees’ spring
assistant coach. team has eight members fully rehabilitated. ‘‘Anderson returned to his training camp in Tampa, Fla.
The coach was who will change their As a member of vehicle and proceeded to drive Yankees manager Joe Torre
impressed by his gameplay to imitate the Ball State directly, without stopping, to said Wednesday he expected to
skills and coaching staff, Pacific Bell Park, a professional talk with Sheffield and first base-
BSU’s next opponent. White is responsi- man Jason Giambi, who also tes-
baseball stadium,’’ the docu-
after the game, invit- ble for the scout ments say. ‘‘Anderson was fol- tified before the grand jury.
ing him to be on the scout team. team, something she notes is lowed until he entered the play- Yankees owner George
“Initially it started out as also important on the profes- ers’ parking lot area of the pro- Steinbrenner said he hoped his
something to get in good basket- sional level. fessional baseball stadium, past players weren’t on steroids.
ball shape,” Rent said. “I played “We had a scout team of guys a gate and guarded entrance.’’ ‘‘I don’t like players using
all through high school and from Indianapolis who were able The San Francisco Giants steroids because of what can
wanted to stay in shape and not to do it,” White said. “I don’t played a home game at Pac Bell happen to them later in life,’’ he
just sit around. know how many teams do it, but Park against the Los Angeles said. ‘‘I hope we’re moving in the
“As I kept coming and the I know that we did it, and it def- Dodgers on Sept. 11, 2002. right direction.’’
first year passed, I kind of fell in initely helped us.” Bonds went 2-for-4 with an RBI Anderson and the three other
love with the girls and just love Rent has formed close rela- double, but the Giants lost 7-3. men charged last week have
doing it and wouldn’t trade it for tionships with the players, According to the documents pleaded innocent. No athletes
anything.” developing friendships with released Tuesday, Anderson told have been charged.
Rent’s recruitment as a scout them and doing activities off the DN PHOTO/JEFF FURTICELLA federal agents he gave steroids Federal officials released two
member was rare, as the team court. BALL STATE JUNIOR Jagga Rent of the women’s basketball scout team shoots to several professional baseball affidavits Tuesday that support-
normally makes tryouts known “It’s kind of a passion after over Dana Collins in a practice scrimmage Wednesday afternoon. players. It was unclear whether ed search warrants used in raids
to the Ball State community. you get into it for a while. You Anderson provided specific on Anderson’s home in
“At the beginning of the year, care about how they’re doing For Rent, being a part of the games I can because it’s getting names to the federal agents. September.
we put out fliers and come to throughout the season,” Rent team also involves going to the personable with the program,” No players were identified in ‘‘Inside Anderson’s residence,
see how good they are and how said. “It’s not just coming to games and observing the Rent said. “You see things that the documents released at a agents found steroids, syringes
well they will help our team,” practice. You kind of have rela- Cardinals’ play. you pick up on and some things news conference at the U.S. attor- and other paraphernalia associ-
White said. tionships with the players and “I come to all the home games you can do better to help them ney’s office in San Francisco, and ated with steroid distribution
Rent, along with the other want to see how they’re doing.” and try to go to all the away for the next game.” the only time a player’s name activities,’’ the documents say.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS CLASSIFIEDS l PAGE 9
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Church (near prairie Creek reservoir) 4 & 282-3941 after 4 and Sat-Sun. secretarial. Call Takajo at 800-250-
$25 min. please call Pastor Chris 3 bdrm. A/C, W/D, off street parking, 917 W. Ashland 2 bdr. all utilities 8252. Call Tripp Lake at 800-997-
Roberts 284-6727. $275 per student + utils. Aug.-Aug. incl. $310 per bdr. call evenings 744- 4347. Or apply on-line at www.taka-
3 bdrm. in the Village. 1 block from 3 & 4 bedroom studenthomes 0155 or 765-794-4554.
campus. A/C and W/D and dishwas W/D, Walk to campus lse. 219 S. College. 286-3130. jo.com or www.tripplakecamp.com
Use free time to earn extra cash. Utils. incl. May and Aug. leases. August lease 924 W. Marsh. Nice, large 3 bdrm. 2
Great P/T opp. to earn extra money 760-4434. 3 bdrm. Great loc. in Village. May
lease. No pets. $300/student. Call ba. Aug. lease. $375/p all util. paid.
and try new Financial Services Ca- Call Porch Swing Properties No pets. Call 282-7332. Join the best hip hop class in town.
reer. Work around your schedule- 312 N Calvert 1 bdrm, close to BSU, (877)867-5118 765-369-2986 evenings. Mon & Wed, 8-9 pm at Cole Acade-
you set your own hours and compen- $325/mo. + elec. Aug. lse. A/C, W/D Amazingly adorable, charming, my. 400 S. Keesling, Muncie.
sation. We provide instruction. For 3 bdrm. Large, nice,& clean. Off
avail. Call 289-6862 or 760-2140 street parking. May-May lease. Call clean and spacious 3/4 bdrms. Great
interview (877) 394-3224 *********************** neighborhoods, May lse. 284-1587
322 N McKinley 2 bdrm. No pets, 289-7307. Student Government Association
Aug lse. $250 ea. Incl. some utils. Avail. now or Summer. C/A, W/D, Election packets are still available
3 bdrm. Nice. Walking distance A/C,
Roommates Off st. prkg. Call 288-3100
*3 & 4 bdrm. houses. 2 houses
off st. prkg, new kitchen, W/D
$275/person + util. 288-7593
very nice and clean 2-3 bdrm house.
Close to campus. Call 284-7052.
for University Senate, Judicial
Court, Off Campus, & At Large
Wanted 323 N. Calvert 3 bdrm. Downstairs
apt. A/C, W/D, No pets, Aug. lse.
close to campus. W/D, A/C,
May/Aug. lse. 317-441-5733. 3 bdrm. W/D. Aug-Aug lease $265/ Awesome 4/5 bdrm, 2 bath, 2 car
Senate seats. Due date is
*Female roommate needed. Walk- $285 ea. + utils. 288-3100 student + utils. Page 1-888-596-0288 garage, Aug-Aug lease, 749-4688 or
ing distance. Private bedroom. $325 *Reserve area (two) 5 br. houses 3 or call 765-987-7335 282-6677
utilities included. 288-3388.
Avail. now. 1 bdrm. $300/mo. util.
incl., sm. 3 bdrm. ideal for 2. $400
yrs. new, May & Aug. 2 ba. w/ 2
sinks, stdy. rm., deck, W/D, A/C, 3-4 bdrm. house. Avail. now $750 + Charming 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 ba., walk to
1 Male Roommate needed to share +elec. Heat incl. No pets. 741-8776. D/W, Paid gas. off st. prkg. $1400- util. 2405 W. Jackson. Call Asset campus, W/D, Aug.-Aug. lse. 808 W. Paws Away Boarding Kennel. Buy
duplex. Avail. now. $275/mo. + util. 1500. 747-0301 or 749-3872. Nice! Management 281-9000. Carson. Call (513) 624-6755. 3 days stay, get one day free w/ BSU
Barf! Hate your roommate? Hate ID. Reserve today for Spring Break
Call 744-5600. your landlord? Pay too much for Close to BSU, 3 bdrm house for
1 2 3 4 5 bdrms. Close to campus. 4 & 5 bdrm. Close to BSU. Stove, Call 748-4081.
rent? I’D THROW UP TOO! Lots of May & Aug. lses. See houses fridge, W/D, C/A. Off st. prkg. Util. rent, newly painted & carpeted, W/D,
Female Roomates for 3bdr, furnish- Space! A Cool Landlord! GREAT $600/mo. Sewage, water incl. Avail. Students; have questions about
ed condo avail. now or summer/fall @ w w w.bsucampusproperties.com. paid. Aug-Aug. 317-650-0135 or
RATES! Then call today for a per- Call anytime 749-7854. 317-467-9012. 3/1. 2301 N. Janney. Call Kasey your future? Call a professional psy-
terms $265/plus util. 574-522-7518. sonal tour with the hottest manage- 282-3191 from 9-4 or 765-749-0612 chic to set up an appt. 282-8198
ment team in town! 254-9861 Ask for 1 bdrm Efficiency unit, 2008-1/2 4 bdrm, 1.5 ba. 1408 W. Jackson,
Subleasers Cortney or Jacqueline Main St, $300, A/C, No pets. Call
stove, frig, W/D, disposal, C/A, bsmt,
off st. prkg, garage. No pets. May-
Close to BSU. 2000 W. Jackson.
Aug.-Aug. 6 lg. bdrms. 2 full ba. Automotive
Subleaser for Summer, Sterling Cardinal Corner at Wayne and Lin- May. $1040 + util. 765-584-5025. Porch, W/D hookup off st. prkg.
1 bdrm. 824 Wayne. W/D, May-May $275/person util. incl. 284-3646. 2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 4 Door,
Apartments, 1 bdrm. prvt. ba. $320 + den. 1200 sq. ft. apt. 3 bdrm., 2 full Metallic Tan, AT, A/C, AM/FM/CD
some util. (765)744-3925 ba. W/D, D/W, A/C, 2 blocks to cam- lease. $445 + util. Call 287-1280. 4 bdrm. 1401 Marsh. Being remod-
eled. W/D, May-May lease. $1140 + Deluxe, 4 bdrm. A/C, W/D, modern player, Spoiler $7,999.00 ~759-9094
pus. Aug. and May leases avail. Call 1 bdrm. Off Mcgalliard. Nice, quiet,
Subleaser needed. Available now Gary at 282-5207. util. Call 287-1280. kitchen/bath, walk-in closets, carpet-
through August. $193/mo. + utilities.
Call 760-2628. Close to BSU, Nice 1 bdrm apt. for
well kept neighborhood. Water, sew.
pd. Appl., ceiling fans, & AC unit incl. 4 bdrm. 2 ba. Aug lse. Walk to BSU.
ed, Aug. lse. $265 ea. 1117 N
Wheeling. Call 749-3940 For Sale
$425/mo. Avail. immed. 284-0706. W/D. No pets. Lg. kitch./Liv. rm. A/C
rent, $425/mo. All util. pd. 101 S. Home audio speakers. 2 tower
Subleaser. $300/mo. Most util. incl. Garage $1000/mo + g/w $1200/mo + Extra nice, 3 bdrm, A/C, W/D, mod- speakers brand new in box w/war-
Talley. Apt C. Upstairs. Avail.June 1. 1 bedroom houses available Aug 1. g/w317-326-7373 ern kitchen/bath, walk-in closets,
W/D, D/W, Poss. yr. lease. 288-2704 Call Kasey at 282-3191 from 9-4 or ranty. Retail $4000. Must sell. $750
or 717-0803. Off st. prkg. No Pets. Call 286-2060 carpeted, Aug. lse. $250 ea. 1111 N
765-749-0612 for more information. OBO. Call 260-403-7193.
Wheeling Call 749-3940
4 Bdrm. 2 Ba. Houses. Very Nice.
Rooms for Rent Close to BSU. 2000 1/2 W. Jack-
son. 3 lg. bdrms. W/D, private prkg.
1 room cottage home. 1208 N. Lo-
cust. Very cute & secure. Avail. 8/1. A/C, W/D, Decks, D/W, Micro. No
House/2 apts, 3 bdrm, 2 bdrm. Off
st. prkg, gas heat, W/D, A/C, extra
$240/person util. included. Aug.-Aug. $400/mo. util. incl. 765-378-0933. pets. Off street prkg. Walk to BSU. nice, $210/person + util. Ref. needed
2 female roomates, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 284-3646. Spring Break Panama City $199! 7
W/D, 2 car garage, furnished, 1 $299/student. Aug.-Aug. leases. Available Aug. 1 Call 759-7393
1-2-3 or 4 Bdrm. house, Riverside Nights, 6 Free Parties, Free Cover &
block from campus, $300/mo. Call Extra Lrg 1 bdr. apt 1 blk from area, Aug. lease, $225-300 per per- Drinks. 5 Day Spring Break Baha-
812-894-2018 Call 808-1114
campus 2106 W. Main 450/mo. util son + util. 285-1471 or 759-7349. Houses & Apts. for Rent mas Cruise $279! Cancun, Jamaica,
incl. excellent condition 284-0864. Nassau $529! Daytona $159!
Rms in Ball Family Mansion. Ph: 1-2-3-4 bdrm. house 4-8 blocks to 4 bdrm. 307 Tillotson. Big house. 1 bedrooms www.SpringBreakTravel.com
Baptist House, 284-5735 for info. Few left! 3 bdrm, nice, convenient. BSU. W/D, A/C, Aug. rent + util. No W/D, Aug-Aug. lease. $980 + util. 1714 W Adams $400 GE 1-800-678-6386.
www.baptisthouse.com $725/mo. + utilities. Located in the pets. Call 289-3971 Call 287-1280.
Village. No pets. 288-9901 2 bedrooms #1 Spring Break Vacations! Can-
1010 Carson Great location. Nice 4 bdrm. 825 W. Ashland. 2 ba. W/D, 612 W Ashland $600 GEW
Apts. for Rent Homestead/Oakwood Manor Apart- House 4 bdr. 1 ba livi. room
din.room rec room w/d a/c off-street
stove, fridge. Aug.-July lse. No pets. 600 S Brittain *May $600 GEW
cun, Jamaica, Bahamas, and Flori-
da! Best Parties, Best Hotels, Best
ments. 1 & 2 bdrm apt, heat, furnish- $280/mo. +gas & elec. Deposit req. 219-1/2 N Dicks $600 GE
*1 and 2 bdrm. A/C, D/W, laundry, ed, heated garage, elevator, pool, pking $1100 per month plus util May 286-0797. Prices! Space is Limited!!!
nice, near BSU.No pets 287-0654 lease 289-0403 or 285-5312. 1-800-234-7007
near BSU & BMH. Call 286-0692. 3 bedrooms www.endlessummertours.com
www.rmrealestategroup.com 4 bdrm. house, W/D, $850/mo; 2 613 Alameda $750 GEW
Huge 1 bdrm. C/A. Aug. lse. No 1624 N. Janney nice 3bdr. Washer bdrm house, W/D, $550/mo. First 704 Alameda $750 GEW
1 & 2 bdrm. apts. Aug. lease. Ash- pets. $400/mo. Incl. water & sew. dryer and Dishwasher and May or paid plus util. Walk to school. Prkg. 1200 W Bethel 301 May $700 Bahamas Spring Break Party
land Ave. Some utilities paid. Walk to 808-1112. Super nice. Jackson St. Aug. lease No Pets 281-0709. avail. 228-5866 or 215-7366. E Cruises 5 Days from $279! Party
BSU. (317) 727-5847 1208 W Bethel $800 GEW With Real World Paris Celebrities At
Large 1 bdrm, 413 N. Wheeling. 1711 1/2 Ball. Small cottage. Suita- 4 bdrm. W/D, C/A. $250/p. Aug-Aug. 2204 Euclid $800 GEW Exclusive Cast Parties! Great Beach-
1 bdr. 3 blks. from campus. $400/mo. + gas, elec. No pets, very ble for 1. Heat & util. furn. 12 mo. 2605 Janney. Call 744-6315. 3004 Ethel $925 GEW es & Nightlife! Includes Meals,
$325/mo. May and Aug. leases. Also nice. Avail. June 1. 286-0371 lse. No pets. $350/mo. + dep. 649- 2001 Rosewood $750 GEW Port/Hotel Taxes! 1-800-678-6386.
studio $225/mo. 288-7869 4065 or vm 281-4649. 4 bdrm. W/D, lawn care provided. www.SpringBreakTravel.com
Large 1 bdrm. 320 W. Gilbert. Aug. lease. Super lrg. living rm. Call
1 bdr. extra nice upstairs apt. off-st. 289-8101. 4 bedrooms
$375/mo. + gas & elec. A/C, Aug. 2 and 6 Bedroom houses, May 416 S Brittain $1000 GEW
pkg. no pets/smoking May lease lease. No pets. Call 286-0371. leases, Phone 747-1160. Spring Break! Free food, parties,
$440/mo. util paid. 288-9521. 4 BR. houses. $250-$300. Very Nice 2405 W Jackson *May $950 and drinks! Seen on CBS’48 hours!
Large 2 bdr. apts. close to campus 2 bdr. W/D, Stove, Refrigerator, Mi- Houses, C/A, W/D, walking distance GEW Best hotels- Lowest prices! breaker-
1 bdrm large and nice, 2 blocks W/D Gas/heat C/A off st. pkg. No crowave, Off Street Parking, Aug. to BSU, great locations. 760-9783 2411 N Godman $1300 util. incl. stravel.com 1-800-985--6789
from campus. Util. incl. May & Aug. pets/smoking May and Aug leases lease No Pets $550 per mo. plus util. 722 N Reserve $1200 GEW
leases. 288-7869 $580-$670 mo. util paid. 288-9521. Phone 282-5100 Ask for Ed After Big 4 br. 2 ba., off-street pking, No Pets
1 bdrm. 201 N. McKenzie St. Large 2 bdrm. apts. Wayne St.
6p.m 759-5114. W/D Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave,
New carpet, Paint. Lrg private
Call Asset Management 281-9000 Miscellaneous
$390/mo.No pets.Quiet complex. Apts. Aug lse. All util. incl. + free ca- 2 bdrm. houses, very nice. $550- bdrm. No Pets. ph. 282-5100 Ask May lse. Near village. 1 bdrm. W/D. Great selection of Mardi Gras
Laund.5/1,6/1,7/1,8/1 lse. 286-0371. ble, $820/mo. Day 282-1944 or $600/mo. Aug-Aug lease. W/D, extra for Ed After 6pm 759-5114. Heat, water, sewage pd. $450/mo. beads starting at 17c. Save more by
Evening 759-7751 room, NO PETS. Walk to BSU. Off 303 N. Dicks #2. Call 288-1347. the dozen or gross. Mr. SupeRent.
1 bdrm. 826 W. Ashland. Stove, st. prkg. Call 317-326-7373. 6 and 7 bdrm. houses for rent 1128
fridge. $350/mo. +elec. Heat paid. Last one! 4 bdrm, 1 ba, big vanity, & 1124 W. Marsh. Nice deck, off st. May lses. 3 bdrm. 1415 Linden. 4 Trivia tournament 7 p.m winner
No pets. Avail. May. Dep. req. 286- new carpet, fresh paint, $250/person 3 bdr. 1209 W Abbott $690 plus util prkg, 1 block to campus. $300/per- bdrm. 2109 Washington. 5 bdrm. gets dinner no purchase required.
0797. + util. Located in Village. 288-9901 good condition. Call 284-0864. son, May lease. 288-0074. 1118 Abbot. All-W/D. 749-1300. 3451 N. Nebo rd.
PAGE 10 l SPORTS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS
WOMEN ’S BASKETB ALL
Senior hopes to break 1,000 career boards working hard, and I’m going to go out there
Reiter already holds record and do it whether I get the attention or not.”
One reason she may not receive that much
for most games started attention is because she had to follow post
player Tamara Bowie, who ranks as the No. 1
in school history career scorer in Ball State history.
“Bowie was a great player; she was a prolif-
Justin Hesser s Chief Reporter ic scorer, a great rebounder, and she was very
athletic,” Reiter said. “Just being able to play
In the first game of the season for the Ball with her was an awesome experience; some-
State women’s basketball team, senior Jessica thing that I wish I still had here this year.”
Reiter made a statement by pulling down a Reiter is now in the same position Bowie
career high 18 rebounds. The statement sup- was as the senior who will be leaving after this
ported her preseason claim that she wanted to season and someone will have to fill her spot,
lead the Mid-American Conference in rebound- but Reiter is doing everything she can to help.
ing and with her performance, she set a pace “I just try to help (the under classmen) and
that, would allow her to do just that. tell them and show them things to do so they
Today she has that goal in hand with 240 don’t have to learn the hard way like I did and
rebounds on the season for an average of 10.4 get beat a lot before they learn how to stop it,”
per game, which leads the MAC. Reiter said.
“I knew she was going to get it,” head coach With only four games left on the Cardinals
Tracy Roller said. “I mean when she said she schedule before the MAC Tournament starts,
wanted that for her goal, I knew she would do Reiter needs only 66 more rebounds to get to
it because that’s the kind of kid she is.” 1,000, and 29 more after that would give her
Roller calls Reiter one of the hardest work- the top rebounding spot in school history.
ers on the team. It shows every time she steps “I set my goals, and I want to accomplish
on the court, not only in rebounding but in them; if I don’t accomplish them then I get
scoring. She is one of three 1,000-point scorers mad at myself,” Reiter said. “I think I’m a hard-
on the team, and if she can reach 1,000 er critic on myself then anybody; my coaches,
rebounds, which she thinks she can, she will my teammates, my peers, I think that’s what
become only the second player in Ball State drives me.”
women’s basketball history to have over 1,000 It’s that drive that Roller believes will be the
points and 1,000 rebounds. toughest thing to replace next season. With
The hard work she puts in has enabled her the group of five seniors the Cardinals have
to start in more games than any other player this year, Roller believes Reiter will be the
in Ball State history. With 111 starts, she has hardest to replace next season.
come off the bench in only three games, all “Johna (Goff) is athletic, and she can score,
during her freshman year. and she picks up the ball, which Kelsey
With three 1,000-point scorers on the team, (Corbin) and Tina (Bolte) have already started
it might not seem fair that the one who is clos- to do, Julie (Just) can shoot the three, and we
est to having 1,000 of something else often have people that can do that, but what Jessi
gets the least amount of attention, but Reiter gives you, you can’t teach, she has great
doesn’t seem to mind. hands, great feet, just great work ethic and is DN PHOTO/JENNIFERC. CECIL
“I think I like being the underrated player,” always around the ball,” Roller said. “That’s
Reiter said. “I don’t listen to what anybody why I think it will be tough to replace what JESSICA REITER, senior, said at the beginning of the season that her goal was to lead the Mid-American Conference in rebounds.
says, and nobody is going to stop me from she’s done for us.” She averages 10.4 rebounds a game, tops in the MAC.
IN THE COURT S
Knight drops lawsuit against Indiana University 4 years after firing
Coach withdraws appeal when it fired him. The judge later reject-
ed a motion by Knight to reconsider the
university’s favor,’’ Frapwell said.
Former IU President Myles Brand, now
A one-page motion to dismiss the
‘‘I think this probably closed the chap-
after judge rejects motion case to correct errors.
‘‘I believe this would bring the contro-
the president of the NCAA, fired Knight
in 2000 for allegedly grabbing a student
appeal of Monroe Circuit Judge Kenneth
Todd’s ruling was signed by Knight’s
ter on all things regarding him,’’ John
Laskowski, an IU basketball player from
to reconsider case versy between Mr. Knight and the univer-
sity to closure,’’ IU counsel Dorothy
who greeted him in what Knight consid-
ered a disrespectful manner at Assembly
attorney, Russell Yates of Denver, and
filed with the court last week.
1972 to 1975, said at the Hoosiers’ game
Wednesday night against visiting
Frapwell said Wednesday after she Hall. ‘‘This is really consistent with the posi- Minnesota. ‘‘As a former player, I think
Steve Herman s Associated Press received notice that an appeal by Knight Knight, who coached at Indiana for 29 tion that was taken regarding this litiga- think that at some time in the future, I
has been withdrawn. years and brought the Hoosiers three tion from the start: The university had hope there’s a time when coach can be
INDIANAPOLIS — Bob Knight has ‘‘The university always took the posi- NCAA championships, was hired at not breached the contract,’’ Frapwell said. honored here for all the good things he
dropped a lawsuit against Indiana tion it had fulfilled all of its obligations Texas Tech in 2001. He sued Indiana in Telephone messages seeking comment did in 29 years. That’s probably a long
University almost four years after being that were required under Mr. Knight’s 2002, alleging it violated his contract by were left for Yates and with James time away.’’
fired as men’s basketball coach for vio- contract. I believe the motion for sum- failing to follow procedures for firing Voyles, Knight’s attorney in Indianapolis. IU Athletic Director Terry Clapacs said,
lating a ‘‘zero-tolerance’’ behavior policy. mary judgment that was granted sup- him. He said losing the job had cost him In Bloomington, some saw Knight’s ‘‘It’s not an athletic department issue, it’s
A circuit court judge ruled in October ported that, and also a motion to correct $2 million in income from media con- decision to drop the lawsuit as providing a legal issue. But I personally feel good
that IU did not violate Knight’s contract errors in which there was a ruling in the tracts, basketball camps and endorse- closure to the school’s relationship with that we’ve reached closure on the issue.’’