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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               THURSDAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              February 19, 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Vol. 83, Issue 103


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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
                                                                                 nomination convention.
                                                                                   “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.
                                                                                                                        won’t change.
                                                                                                                           “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

CITY
GOES                                  Alpha Phi crowns Douglass
WILD
Explore Bourbon on
Walnut Street this
Saturday at Muncie’s
                                      Mr. Phi-Nominal re-enacts
third annual Mardi
Gras. 72 HOURS
                                                       history
  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
U. CALIFORNIA

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
                                                                                                                                                                                   respected voices.”
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
SYRACUSE
                                      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
the magazine.
~ 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

  WEATHER
                                                                                   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,’’
  High: 49
  Low: 36
                                                                                   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.
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                       IN HISTORY                                                  STAT E                                                               CAMPUS

                       1881 Kansas becomes first state to prohibit all
                       alcoholic beverages.
                                                                                   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,
intoxication.
                                                                                   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
                                                                                   STAT E
                                                                                                                                                           “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-
                                                                                                                                                        tions involved.”
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 kmjung@bsu.edu 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.
   Faculty Lectures and Colloquium Series: “Another Tour of the 3-
   Sphere” is from noon to 3:50 p.m. in RB 118. Also, “Looking Beyond
   the First Wave: A Non-Stratified Model for Naturally Occurring
   Factuals” is from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. in RB 449.
   SPECTRUM
   Ball State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight ally orga-
   nization will meet at 8 p.m. in the Student Center.

          FRIDAY
   CAREER CENTER
   Need résumé advice? Come to Résumania between 10 a.m. and 3
   p.m. at AT or the Atrium. Staff from the Career Center will critique
   your résumé on the spot.
   LAMBDA IOTA TAU
   Thomas Wayne Coone will speak at this Unplugged Event at 4 p.m. in
   RB 361.
   OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS
   AND FINANCIAL AID
   Help table to assist students with financial-aid questions is from 10
   a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bracken Library. Call Ann at 285-5600 for more
   information.



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ACROSS
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    severely
 5 Oodles
10 Debatable
14 __ mater
15 Wading bird
16 Pond growth
17 This puzzle's
    theme ques-
    tion
19 DEA officer
20 Understand
21 On the waves
22 Hedge shrub
24 Buenos __,
    Arg.
26 ERA or RBI
27 Lunatics
29 Jazz tenor
    saxophonist
33 Grace clos-        61 Pealed               Wednesday’s Puzzle Solved
    ings              62 Decade parts
34 First-rate         63 Hey, over
35 Rat tail?             here!
36 Start again
    from scratch          DOWN
37 Works hard           1 Clump
38 Q-V connec-         2 Balm ingredi-
    tion                  ent
39 Lie next to         3 Elevator
40 Dawber and             operator's
    Tillis                reply to 17A
41 Snappy one          4 Chairman of
42 Bartenders             China
44 Risky to            5 Reduce
    fence              6 Gives the eye        reply to 17A         article
45 Throat-clear-          to               26 Melodies          44 Stairway
    ing sound          7 Diva's song       27 Safin of ten-        components
46 Lacking             8 Dict. entry          nis               46 Spud
    freshness          9 Sanfords on       28 One-celled        47 Commotion
47 Remained               the original        organism          48 Fictional
50 Normandy               British TV       29 Goes fast            plantation
    town                  series           30 Miner's reply     49 Neuron
51 "Ulalume"          10 SWAT team            to 17A               transmitter
    author                member's         31 San __, CA        50Irene of
54 Proceed to             reply to 17A     32 Australia's __       "Fame"
    the runway         11 Patron saint        Stony Desert      52 Burden
55 Starbucks              of Norway        34 Warning           53 Perfect prose
    employee's        12 Grimm beast       37 Indy 500          56 Hop to it!
    reply to 17A      13 Diplomacy            location          57 Corded fab-
58 Press              18 Goods             41 Spring               ric
59 Broadcast          23 Snitch               sound?
60 Needle case        25 CIA agent's       43 Common
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
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                                                                                                                                                             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.”




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                                                           Separate Responsibilities
                                                   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.)
                                                           ‘Bewildered Society’
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.                                                                      heydave@bewilderedsociety.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).
                                     Write to David at     on our Web site and phone               published but may be withheld for            interested in submitting responses
                  swimminginbrokenglass@yahoo.com          responses.                              compelling reasons, such as physi-           can submit a typed copy to the Daily                                                          Write to Carla at
                    visit www.bsu.edu/web/dmswindle           Letters must be signed and           cal harm to the author. The editor           News office, located in AJ 278.                                                          caalderman@bsu.edu



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                                                                                                                                                                                             fight to the finish for the heart of
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                                                                                                                                                                                             Hanging in the balance is not just
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                                                                                                                                                                                             beloved Manhattan or Paris,
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                                                                                                                                                                                             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.
                                                                                                                                                                                             VIDEO GAMES

                                                                                                                                                                                             Final Fantasy X-2
                                                                                                                                                                                             disappoints
    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
                                                                                                                travelers’               health,
                                                                                                                http://www.cdc.gov/travel/,
                                                                                                                                                       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
                                                                                    country      must
                                                                                                                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.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     DNTV
                                                                                                                                                                                             “FRIENDS”
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’’
                                                                                                                                                                                             “THE BACHELORETTE”
                                                                                                                                                                                             (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
                                                                                                                                    children Jesse
                                                                                                                                                       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
Friedman family.
   ‘‘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
                                                                                                                                   Leadership
                                                                                                                                                       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         features@bsudailynews.com
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.
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S T U DY


Student depression on the rise
Possible reasons for                    more academic competition and
                                        financial stress.”
                                                                                   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
                                                                                                                      3,000 students.
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
                                                                              said.
                                                                                 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
pions.
   “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
repeat as
                 about it until
champion         months later,
                 and         the
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
our record.”
   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
champion. Seibold-Caudill
said at the beginning of the
season that she hopes to
improve one spot from last
year’s finish of fifth.
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WOMEN’S BASKE TBALL                                                                                                                                     MLB



Scrimmage of the sexes Feds follow
                                                                                                                                                        Bonds’ trainer
                                        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-
approached           him
                           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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!BARTENDING! $250 a day poten-            1 bdrm. apts, close to campus, nice         LINDEN PLACE APARTMENTS                    2 roomates, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, W/D, 2                                                  Near campus. Nice 3 bdrm. houses.
tial. No experience necessary train-      and quiet, avail. May, June or Aug.         Now leasing for fall ‘04. 3 bedrooms,      car garage, furnished, 1 block from                                               C/A, W/D. August lease. For appoint-
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$250 a Day Potential/ Bartending.         1 bedroom Studio apt. 1213 W.               served covered parking. WALK TO            216 N Dill St. 1,2,3 bedroom house.                                               Nice 3 bdrm. house. Walk to BSU.
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                                          744-9429.                                   May-May lease. 2 bdrm. apts. 415                                                                                             Nice 3 br. W/D stove, Refrigerator,
CAMP WAYNE FOR GIRLS -Chil-                                                                                                      2309 Maplewood 3 bdrm. house all                                                  Microwave, Off street pking, Aug.
                                                                                      N. Dicks St. 282-7840 or evening           appliances w/d 3 for $690 a mo. or 4
dren’s sleep-away camp, Northeast         1, 2, 3, & 4 bdrms. Bethel Place, Riv-      765-536-2009.                                                                                                                lease $700 per. mo. plus util. No
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environment, we need female staff         Wheeling. Suite B or call 747-1160.                                                    3 bdr. 1 ba appliances included no
                                                                                      1413 W. University. 282-7840 or            pets May lease $285/person plus util
as Directors and Instructors for: Ten-                                                evening 765-536-2009.                                                                                                        Nice 5 bdrm. Avail. 8/1, near cam-
nis, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming,          1-2-3 bdrm. May 1 yr lse. Most/all                                                     2312 N. Rosewood 744-7862
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pus, 2 ba, gas heat, laundry, off st.
Waterskiing, Sailing, Team Sports,        util. incl. No pets, walk to BSU, great     Nice 1 bdrm apts. in quiet complex                                                                                           prkg. $290 ea. + util. 284-4287
                                          location. 284-2867 evenings 282-                                                       3 bdrm 1 ba. 2604 N Oakwood,
Cheerleading, Ropes, Camping/                                                         near BSU. Laundry fac. avail.              stove, ref, D/W, W/D, Central heat &
Nature, Drama, Video, Ceramics,           6702                                        www.cedarsofmuncie.com 286-2806.                                                                                             Nice Affordable Student Rentals.
                                                                                                                                 air. No prkg. problems, lawncare
Sculpture, Batik, Silkscreen, Guitar,                                                                                            provided, 1/2 dep. not due until                                                  Close to campus. 3 bdrm. houses
Jewelry, Piano, Aerobics, Martial         1-2-3-4 bdrm. apt. 1-7 blocks to            Nice 1 bdrm, large rooms, 1 mi. to                                                                                           with W/D. Call 789-4578.
                                                                                      BSU, quiet bldg, $470/mo. heat &           4/1/04. Call 759-9067
Arts. On campus interviews March          BSU. Aug. rent , some util. paid, no
24th.      Apply      on-line       at    pets. Call 289-3971                         water pd. Avail. NOW 284-4287                                                                                                Spacious 5 bdrm. 1013 Beech-
                                                                                                                                 3 bdrm, 1 ba. BSU/BMH, A/C, W/D,
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1-800-279-3019.                                                                       Nice 2 bdrm. apts. Close to campus.
                                          $750/mo. + gas & elec. W/D. Aug.            Off street prkg. Util. incl. 2004-2005.    $850/mo. + util. 286-0353                                                         $325/person util. pd. May lse. Call
                                          lse. Off st. prkg. 288-3404.                Call 747-5664 or 288-2400.                                                                                                   317-626-6765 or 419-305-8212.
                                          1101 W. Rex. Beautiful 1 bdrm.                                                         3 bdrm, 220 N. Dill St, $300 ea. May
Cruise Line. Entry level. On board        $375/mo. + gas & elec. Aug. lse. Off        Nice Student Apartment. 1 bdrm.            lease, C/A, D/W, W/D. No pets. Call                                               Two 3 bdrm houses. 1005 W Bethel
positions avail. Great benefits. Sea-     st prkg. 288-3404.                          Close to campus. Call 789-4578.            John 284-5334.                                                                    and 1705 N Reserve. Aug-Aug lease
sonal/yr. rd. (941)-329-6434.                                                                                                                                                                                      Call 289-7694 or 282-4715.
www.cruisecareers.com                     2 bdr. Dicks St. village area Aug.          Nice, clean 2 bdrm. downstairs apt.        3 bdrm, Riverside area. Extra nice.
                                          lease no pets util paid. 289-6732 or        for rent, close to BSU, $480/mo. All       2 bath, W/D, gas heat, off st. prkg.                                              Two 4 bdrm houses. 1816 and 1820
Damons now hiring servers apply           730-4957.                                   util. incl. 101 S. Talley Apt. A. Avail.   No pets/smoking. Aug lease.                                                       W Bethel. Aug-Aug lease. Call
in person between 2-4 p.m Mon.-                                                       Aug 1. Call Kasey at 282-3191 or           $880/mo. Call 288-9521                                                            289-7694 or 282-4715
Thur. Friendly personality neat ap-       2 bdrm. 3 blocks from campus,               765-749-0612
pearence required no phone calls          $400/mo. ($200 ea.) May or Aug.                                                        3 bdrm, Rosewood. Very nice, A/C,                                                 Very nice. 6 to 7 bdrm. 2 kitchen. 4
please. 3451 N. Nebo rd.                  lse. 288-7869                               Nicest houses on campus. Many              Aug. lse. No pets. Off st. prkg, laun-                                            ba. C/A. Off st prkg. 5 min. south of
                                                                                      extras. Even a 6 bdrm. Also student        dry room. 289-6732 or 730-4957                                                    campus. 1806 W. Adams. $250/per-
Daycare assistant needed part-            2 Bdrm. Apts. for Lease. 701 N.             parking available. Call 286-5216.                                                                                            son.744-4649 or 358-4924.
                                          Dicks-Tan Bldg. Cor. Dicks &                                                           3 bdrm. + study. 1127 Neeley. W/D,
time. Mail resume to 3301 E 400 N,                                                                                               May-May lease. $780 + util. Call
Muncie, IN 47303 or                       Beechwood. New Fence. Washer &                                                                                                                                           Walking distance, May lease. 3
                                          Dryer, D/W, A/C, Off St, Park, Must                                                    287-1280.
amy@teddytowndaycare.com                                                                                                                                                                                           bdrm, 1 ba, W/D, heat, water, sew-
                                          see. For Lease details 888-433-                                                        3 bdrm. 1 1/2 ba. 210 S. Nichols.                                                 age. Furnished, 2107 W Jackson
Dental Assistant. If you are a hy-        5582 or cell 317-696-5508. $800 per                                                    A/C, no pets. $225 + utilities. May                                               $280 ea for 3 Call 288-1347
geine major interested in getting ex-     Mo.+Utils. Aug-Aug or May-May                                                          lease. 286-0433.
perience in a dental office send re-      Lease. Sec. Dep. Req.                                                                                                                                                    Walking distance. Aug. lse. Small 2
sume to: Dr. Leland Wilhoite, 2623        TRLProperties.                                                                         3 bdrm. 1 block. from campus.                                                     bdrm. Water &sewage pd. $425/mo.
                                                                                                                                                                          5 bdrm, 2 ba, 1811 W Main, $285
W. Jackson St. Muncie, In. 47303.                                                                                                $275/mo. W/D. Utils incl. May or Aug     ea, July lease, C/A, D/W, W/D. No        2006 1/2 W. Jackson. 288-1347.
                                          2 bdrm. August 1 yr lease. Off st.                                                     lease. 760-4434.                         pets. Call John 284-5334
                                          prkg, great location. Call Judy 284-        On campus. 1000 N. New York. 3,
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                                                                                                                                                                          5 bdrm, 2 ba, 2008 Main. $285 ea,                    Notices
www.paidonlinesurveys.com                                                             util. pd. 287-1737.                                                                 May lease, C/A, D/W, W/D. No pets,
                                          2 bdrm. Close to BSU. Stove,                                                           1280.                                    Call John 284-5334                       $450 Group Fundraiser Scheduling
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Earn $10-$125 for Surveys. Earn                                                                                                  W/D, gar. $675 +util. May lease.
$25-$250 for Focus Groups. Visit                                                      avail. Taking May or Aug. res. apps.                                                fenced yard, garage, off st. prkg.       solutions EQUALS $1,000-$2,000 in
                                          2 bedroom. Scheidler and Anthony            288-6819.                                  284-1299.                                May lease. Call 812-934-5717.            earnings for your group. Call TODAY
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                                          BSU students-single/married/fami-           Very nice, large 2 bdrm. apt. Land-        3 bdrm. 2 ba. W/D, D/W, close to         5 bdrm. Aug-Aug lse. $1400/mo.           your non-sales fundraiser with Cam-
Movie extras/models needed. For           lies. $485/mo., utils. included. Phone                                                 campus, great house. Available May.
local casting calls. No exp. or age                                                   lord pays utilities. $680/mo. August                                                225 N. Calvert. Call 765-987-7335 or     pusFundraiser.      Contact    Cam-
                                          & cable at low rates, no hook-up fee.       lease. Call 288-2355                       Call 747-1170                            page 1-888-596-0288                      pusFundraiser, (888) 923-3238, or
req. All Types/Looks excepted             Near campus. Call 285-5095. EHO
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                                                                                      Very nice. 3 bdrm. C/A. Laundry, of f                                               512 Alameda. Extra nice. 3-4 bdrm.
800-818-7520.                                                                         st prkg. All utils incl. $295/person.
                                                                                                                                 stove, fridge. Aug.-July lse. No pets.
                                          3 bdrm. 1 block from campus. For                                                       Dep. req. $350/mo. all util. pd. 286-    1.5 ba. Gourmet kitchen. $1100/mo.
                                          May and Aug. $275/mo. Incl. All utils.      315 S. McKinley. 744-4649 or 358-          0797.                                    May lse. W/D - C/A.748-5555.             CAMP TAKAJO for Boys. Naples,
Our Company is looking for ambi-                                                      4924.                                                                                                                        Maine. TRIPP LAKE CAMP for
tious & motivated students interested     W/D. 760-4434.
                                                                                                                                                                          6 bdrm. house. $1350/mo. 916 W.          Girls, Poland, Maine. Picturesque
in making serious money in a serious                                                                                             3 bdrm. A/C, W/D, off st. prkg. Close    Marsh. C/A, off st. prkg. 287-1737.
                                          3 bdrm. apts. Loc. in village next to                                                                                                                                    lakefront locations, exceptional facili-
business. Call 212-8634 or e-mail
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                                          BSU credit union. Great loc. A/C,
                                          D/W. Microwave. May or Aug. lses.
                                                                                         Houses for Rent                         walk to BSU. $750/mo. No pets. 604
                                                                                                                                 Riverside. 286-0371.                     820 W. North. 4 bdrm. crpt. off strt.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ties. Mid-June thru mid-August. Over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   100 counselor positions in tennis,
                                          avail. No smoking. No pets. All util.                                                                                           prkg. $175 no util. per person per       swimming, land sports, water sports,
                                                                                                                                 3 bdrm. A/C, W/D, off st. prkg. Close    mo. 4 minimum. Avail. Aug. the 16
Sunday morning pianist needed for         pd. except elec. Free cable TV.                                                        to BSU. $750/mo. No pets. 1604 Ball                                               tripping, outdoor skills, theatre arts,
New Burlington United Methodist           $340/each monthly. 288-1369 M-F 8-                                                                                              282-6629, after 6pm.                     fine arts, music, nature study, nanny,
                                                                                       ***********************                   Ave. August lease. 286-0371.
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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             February 22nd
*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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Services
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
                                                                                      John 284-5334.
                                                                                                                                 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Travel
                                          $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
                                                                                                                                               ments.
                                                                                                                                                  A one-page motion to dismiss the
                                                                                                                                                                                               the coach.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ‘‘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.’’

				
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