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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY • LYNCHBURG, VA • VOL. 20, NO. 19 TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2003
GETTING INVOLVED: Campus
Flames reach perfection
Crusade spreads out into the
community with various min-
istries. See page 3.
REMEMBER THE FIGHT: The 7th
April 4 -5. It
will kick off
See page 4.
NEED TO GET AWAY? Student
Life is sponsoring a trip to New
York City at the end of March.
See page 3.
TAX HELP: Life! offers three
easy steps specifically for help-
ing college students file taxes.
See page 8.
LUCKY SEVEN: Read more
champi- JOHN FISHER
onship SEVEN IS HEAVEN — The women’s basketball team shows off its trophy after winning the Advance Auto Parts Big South Tournament Sunday evening. It
basketball beat High Point University 84-71 to take home its seventh consecutive title.
Watch for spamming penalties Marine
& OUT By Christine Koech, reporter
If you’re thinking about send-
site, spam would include junk e-
mail, advertisements, chain let-
ters and surveys. “If we allow
filter that blocks unwanted e-mail
from Liberty’s e-mail server,
according to Mathes. According recruits
TUESDAY ing an e-mail to more than two people to send unsolicited e-mail, to Mathes problems with e-mail
Partly cloudy. people at the same time without they may overload people’s e-mail viruses are now almost non-exis-
their prior knowledge of it, stop.
You may want to read the anti-
spam policy on the Liberty Web
site before you do it.
accounts with information that
they do not want in the first
place,” Mathes said.
The result of this stringent pol-
tent thanks to this policy. “Most
viruses come from e-mail. In the
past viruses were transmitted via
WEDNESDAY Sending unsolicited bulk e- icy, is a “very successful” e-mail Please see SPAM, page 5 By Jake Belue, reporter
Afternoon mail (spamming) is “not allowed
showers. by the university and certain Military recruiters manned
High 61. forms of spam are against the information tables in the
Low 32. Virginia State law,” according to Arthur S. DeMoss Learning
Aaron Mathes, assistant director Center on Tuesday and
of operations at Information Wednesday of last week in hopes
THURSDAY Services. In fact, Mathes said, of generating interest among the
Showers. spamming could cost a first time students. Staff Sergeant Arnold
High 58. offender six reprimands at LU of the Marines was recruiting in
Low 35. and 12 reprimands for the second DeMoss on Wednesday and said
time in addition to a 25-cent fine there has been a small increase
per e-mail address. In Virginia in the number of Liberty stu-
FRIDAY an offender could be required to dents signing up for the service.
Partly cloudy. pay up to $ 25,000 in damages to That number, however, may
High 60. the “injured party.” The policy, soon increase even more,
Low 35. which can be found on the because the Marines are offering
Information Services Web site, students new incentives for a
was set in 1999,according to LAB WORK — Students use computers in ILRC. On campus spamming is punish- limited time. The Delayed Entry
SATURDAY Mathes. According to the Web able by as much as 12 reps, plus a 25 cent fine for every e-mail address used. Program, which has existed for a
Partly cloudy. few years, also makes the deci-
High 61. sion to be a Marine easier for
Spring break: fun yet dangerous students. Members of that pro-
gram are able to complete col-
lege while earning money as a
LOOKAHEAD By Rachel Coleman, reporter in foreign countries. Powell advises students to
Freshman Chris Saylor enlist-
watch their behavior when abroad. Students over- ed in the Marine Reserve Corps
IN THE APRIL 1, 2003 ISSUE This weekend students will be heading out to seas may accidentally break laws that are unfamil- last month, and he will be head-
places around the globe for spring break, having iar to most Americans, or may put themselves in ed to Paris Island for the notori-
Jars of Clay and Caedmon’s fun and making memories. situations where they are vulnerable to theft or ous Marine boot camp. But
call will be in concert April 5. Some students, unfortunately, will not have assault. Chris, who plans to make a
Tickets are on sale now. Our good memories to look back on. Every year, stu- The Bureau of Consular Operations warns that career of being in the military,
next issue will feature a pre- dents traveling during spring break are injured or many young people are victims of accidents and said he is anxious to get started.
view of the concert. killed in car accidents, become victims of crimes, even crimes while traveling abroad. “I just want to serve my country
or even get arrested. “Young Americans have suffered injury or even and the Marines give me the best
The SGA court is now hearing Campus pastor Dwayne Carson has counseled death from automobile accidents, drowning and opportunity to do that,” he said
ticket appeals and other con- students who have lived through car accidents. falls in addition to other mishaps. Sadly, other with pride. “Not many people
flicts. LU students appeal Carson has found that students can suffer more Americans have been raped or robbed because can call themselves Marines. I’m
approximately 300 tickets a than physical injuries in an accident. they have found themselves in unfamiliar locales pumped about it. I would go
week, “The worst situation I’ve ever dealt with was a or are incapable of exercising prudent judgment right now if I could,” he added
student who was driving from Lynchburg and a while under the influence of drugs or alcohol,” the speaking of boot camp.
woman cut in front of him on US 460. He hit her Bureau reported. But along with the chance to
GET YOUR GOWNS AND TUXES broadside and killed her, and the accident put his Here in the United States spring break can be serve their country, these
The annual Junior/Senior mom, who was in the car with him, in the hospital. just as dangerous. Senior Katie Corcine worried recruits will be given a substan-
Banquet is being held April 11 He had to deal with the fact that he was part of the that her fellow students might take unnecessary tial amount of money for their
at the Omni Hotel in killing of this lady. It wasn’t his fault, but he still risks when hanging out with friends. efforts in the Reserve. Upon com-
Charlottesville. Tickets are on has to live with the fact that he was part of what “It’s dangerous over spring break at places like pletion of three months at boot
sale now outside the bookstore killed someone,” Carson said. the beach, with people drinking and stuff,” Corcine camp, reserves are given $2,000
and in the dining hall. Secretary of State Colin Powell and the U.S. said. “Make sure you don’t get in a car with a driver with an opportunity for promo-
State Department’s Bureau of Consular Operations who’s been drinking. Of course no Liberty students tion. They then go to specialized
recently published a press release warning of the
dangers young Americans may face when traveling Please see BREAK, page 4 Please see RECRUIT, page 2
Page 2, THE LIBERTY CHAMPION MARCH 11, 2003
The Price New hires in Student Affairs
By Rachel Coleman, reporter the women of the campus from
that office” are what brought her
From Romeo, Mich., and back to Liberty. Meeting their
Bridgeport, W.Va., two women needs and working with them
have undertaken a tremendous are things Jones finds dear to
responsibility here at Liberty her heart.
By Chris Price, columnist University. Sarah Jones and “(She has) a very personal
Tracy Hoare have moved into relationship with the students,”
I would like to warn you that this column is going to be admittedly sub recently vacated positions senior Elisha Nix said.
par today. I cannot concentrate on writing this thing when I have a within the Dean of Women’s “I want the women on my
cruise to the Bahamas on my mind. Yes, in just six days I will be living it office and Residence Life Office. halls to know, to feel that they
up with all the newlyweds and the old people that are known to frequent Sarah Jones served as a res- can come to me with personal,
cruise lines. In just 144 hours, I will be in the midst of flirting with all the ident director for dorms 25, 29 family or school problems or
old women I can. To some people that may seem odd, or gross, but I have and 30 until the end of the fall their walk with the Lord. That’s
given it a lot of thought. semester 2002. In January she why I’m here—to help them. I
First of all, old women usually have money. How many of your moved into the position of asso- love it when students come,
grandmothers always seem to have an extra little bit of money to send ciate dean, leaving her former want to know, learn and grow,”
your way? Where do they get it from? It would not surprise me in the position open for fellow LU Jones said.
least to find out my grandma was selling her prescription drugs to fund alumna Hoare. Jones stresses the importance JONES
my latest trip to Outback. I can just see her on the corner looking out for Jones received a degree in of giving young women support
the five-o, with one of her blue hair friends acting as the lookout. I social studies education from LU during their time at LU. “It is a She applied for a similar posi-
would imagine the street value of Metamucil and Geritol would be in 1999. She briefly worked at key transitional, formational tion as RD at the end of the last
pretty high. And, if the police did happen to rush up on them, they Brookville Middle School in time,” Jones said of the college school year and was interviewed
would be off in their motorized scooters, and all you would hear was the Lynchburg, after which she years. In her new position, Jones but didn’t make it. “When a
whine of the electric motor. returned to Liberty in 2000. assumes new responsibilities. position opened up mid-year,
Also, old women like to go to bed early. If you want to hang out with Jones believes her “heart for the “We deal with whatever student they called me,” Hoare said. “I
the guys, no worries, you just have to go to a 4:30 dinner with her and get women of this campus” and the needs arise, whether those be came here because it is more
back in time to watch Matlock and Murder She Wrote. Before you know “opportunities available to reach struggles in life, crises, counsel- where my heart is and my future
it, it’s 8 o’clock and it’s time for her to go to bed. You now have the rest of ing, advocacy for students with desires are. God just put it in my
the night free. other offices on campus, disci- heart.”
Old women can also cook. Cooking is a dying art among the women of pline, mentoring opportunities “I definitely think she’s right
our generation. That’s why I like senior citizens. Think of the best cook or educating the women on for the job,” Morton said. “I
you know, and she is probably over 60. The only danger you run into women’s issues.” think she handles it well and
here is the propensity of old people to not be the best dishwashers. “I was excited when I found embraces the position. I’m
Sometimes at an old person’s house you will get a fork to eat dinner with out Sarah got promoted,” Emily really glad she’s my RD.”
that lets you know what they had for dinner last night. Take your own sil- Morton, a senior resident assis- Both Jones and Hoare are
verware and you’re all set. tant for dorm 30-3, said. “She’s currently continuing their edu-
Now I know some of you are probably grossed out, but I am about to fair, level-headed, with her eyes cation, Jones is in the seminary
list some attractive elderly people who may make you change your mind. focused on Christ.” and Hoare is working toward her
I will throw in some men for the ladies also. Bob Barker, who is the man Tracy Hoare, who took over master’s in religion.
even at 208 years old, Tom Brokaw, any of the Golden girls, Charlton as RD for the three dorms, is In addition, Jones’ husband is
Heston, Elizabeth Taylor and I am sure there are many others that are there for RAs if they do not know also in the seminary. “In May
slipping my mind. what to do in certain situations. 2005, he’ll receive his M. Div.
All I am saying is that I am going to be open to finding companionship She also handles major discipline After that, we’ll go wherever the
on the cruise, and if it happens to be with an 85-year-old, blue haired, problems and works on building Lord leads, probably in some kind
survivor of world wars, false teeth wearing, reeking of Bengay, gorgeous relationships with the girls. of church ministry,” Jones said.
chick named Mabel, then so be it. When it comes to finding love, The After Hoare graduated in Hoare is about halfway fin-
Price is Right. 2000 from Liberty, she went to ished with her master’s. “I’ll
HOARE work as grad assistant with probably spend three years fin-
Coach Brant Tolsma, ishing school and enjoying the
working with the LU ministry here, then at a church
women’s track team. In or maybe even go overseas,”
that position, she Hoare said.
worked with the dis- In the meantime, both Jones
tance runners. Hoare and Hoare are available to help.
was responsible for dis- They encourage students to
ciplining the girls and come by if they have any prob-
spending time to help lems. “I’ve been through quite a
with emotional and bit. I feel the Lord has had me go
school problems. “I through those trials and the
also helped girls look- peace and help He’s given me, I
ing for an older female can give now to those girls,”
figure to talk to and was Hoare said. “My heart would be
eager to provide that for them to know that I was a
for them,” Hoare said. student here. I’ve been through
Hoare spent last a lot of what the girls go
semester in Egypt, then through, and I’m able to relate. I
came back and got a think Sarah and I both want
position at a hospital. them to know that we have an
“After graduation, I open door, and we’re available to
didn’t know whether I talk to.”
should go into the med- If students need help or want
ical field or counseling, more information on the Dean of
and that summer it felt Women’s office, the office is
like the Lord was lead- located on the first floor of Dorm
ing me to more of a 13. Their Web site is www.lib-
counseling position,” erty.edu/DeanofWomen.
Recruit: LU stu-
dents join to serve,
help with tuition
Continued from page 1
training school before coming back to finish college. Until
graduation, recruits spend one weekend a month at a
reserve base and earn from $700 to $750 for that month’s
“It will be a lot of stress relief to go from classes to a lot
of explosions,” said freshman Jonathan Mills, who signed
up last August to become a combat engineer. Mills prima-
rily wanted to sign up for the reserve program to learn self-
discipline. He believes that the Marine Core can provide
that for him. “They are the hardest group to get into, and
they will challenge me physically,” he said. When asked
about the escalating conflict in the Middle East, Mills said
that if he was called upon, then he “would be glad to
Staff Sergeant Arnold said that there are six more Lib-
erty students who are currently in the application process.
“A lot of people come in to apply, but have to be disquali-
fied,” he said. The Marine Recruiting Station located at
2600 Memorial Avenue sees many come to enlist, but only
a few make it through the application process.
With the pay benefits, professional experience, and les-
sons in self-discipline, the Marine Core has a lot to offer
students. To learn more details about the program contact
Staff Sergeant Arnold or Sergeant Brooks at 847-4401.
Recruiters will be in DeMoss again on April 8-9.
MARCH 11, 2003 THE LIBERTY CHAMPION, Page 3
Campus Crusade reaches out SL plans Big Apple trip
sion, Care and Col- ferent colleges in Lynchburg for
lege. a citywide worship service. This
The “City” group takes place once every month,
meets on Saturdays and the next citywide meeting
and goes to the is Tuesday, March 25 at Lib-
James River Cross- erty.
ing Apartments and Campus Crusade met for one
to the College Hill of its bi-weekly rallies last
Apartments. From Monday, March 3. Just over 60
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., students met in DeMoss Hall
students play 1114 for the event. After a time
games with chil- of worship and a brief testi-
dren and conduct mony, Lindsay Boone brought a
Bible studies in message of encouragement
these areas, Atkin- from Exodus 9:31.
son said. The City Boone shared about her
team partners with recent experiences with her
another LU service father getting diagnosed with a
group, Touch of rare muscle cancer. This dis-
God Ministries, ease left Boone’s father with a
Atkinson said. 20 percent chance to live. She
The “Commis- concluded her talk by saying,
JORDAN KRINER sion” group works “My prayer is that you are so in
RALLY — CCC meets once every two weeks. alongside the City love with God that He’s all that
Between meetings, members minister in Lynchburg. ministry every Sat- really counts.”
urday. The aim for “Tonight made me realize
this group is to talk how I sometimes worry about
By Ricky Hardison, reporter to the parents of these children issues that aren’t very impor-
about the Lord. tant,” freshman Jason Cobb
Liberty’s Campus Crusade The “Care” group meets on said after attending his first
for Christ offers students more Sunday afternoon’s between 2 Campus Crusade rally. “What
opportunities to Lindsey said really
get their hands
dirty for Christ
“ I’ve seen people coming
together with a common vision
moved me, and I think I
might get involved with
If anybody wants
led program infil- to serve Christ in a real way more information about
trates various with a servant’s heart. LU’s Campus Crusade, PHOTO PROVIDED BY DOUBLETREE
parts of the com- you may e-mail lucru-
munity with the email@example.com or CITY TRAVELERS — Student Life is sponsoring a trip to New York for March 28 - 30.
–senior Bryan Snyder
love of God on the call Atkinson at ext. The group will be staying at the Doubletree in the heart of Manhattan.
weekends, and 3993.
Campus Crusaders meet bi- p.m. and 4 p.m. and ministers Youth Professor Dr. Lee By Joe Leahy, reporter way shows and professional sports
weekly on campus to challenge, in various ways to the residents Vukich is the Faculty Sponsor games to shopping. Then, when
encourage and fellowship with Oaks of Lynchburg Care Home. for Campus Crusade, and 17 Student Life is sponsoring a trip you’re done you can relax in near by
one another. The “College” ministry of different students comprise the to New York City from March 28 Central Park. Students can also try
“I’ve seen people coming Campus Crusade seeks to leadership for this service through March 30. Participating to get tickets to the David Letterman
together with a common vision gather believers from the dif- organization. students will stay in Manhattan for show. Tickets are given away on a
to serve Christ in a real two nights. lottery system. Discounted tickets
way with a servant’s The cost for the entire trip is for all available Broadway shows can
heart,” senior Bryan Sny- $150. That includes lodging at the be purchase in Times Square, if stu-
der said. prestigious Doubletree Suits right in dents are willing to stand in line for
Though Campus Cru- the heart of Manhattan. There will them.
sade met during the last be four people to a room so students “I would definitely go and see
school year, it has gotten might want to start looking for ‘thoroughly Modern Millie,’” junior
much more established roommates. Student Life worker Knikki Lilistol said. “I love that
this year, according to Philip Harrison said that they are show, and I just named my new
junior Paul Atkinson, the planning this trip “for the students puppy Millie.” Other new Broadway
administrative coordina- to get away for the weekend.” To shows include Urine Town, or if you
tor for Campus Crusade. make it a true getaway this trip will are a more of an old fashioned thes-
“This year it really is get- be organized loosely to allow you to pian you can always check out Les
ting kicked off because do pretty much anything that you Mis, or Phantom of the Opera.
students are actively might have you heart set on doing. If this is starting to sound good to
serving in the commu- There is no strict group itinerary, so you, it’s not too late to sign up. There
nity,” Atkinson observed. students will be able to choose what are about 30 tickets left, so hurry up
Not only does Campus they want to do and see themselves. and reserve them while there is time.
Crusade bring all sorts of “The greatest thing about New And if you hit the big city and
students together, but it York City is the fact that you can go after a few minutes and start won-
also ministers in all sorts out and do anything that you feel dering about what is playing at the
of ways. The four main like doing,” senior Daniel Hooks local dollar theater, then it’s a good
branches of Campus Cru- FELLOWSHIP— The student Campus Crusade for Christ came together for their said. A variety of entertainment chance that you’ve lived in Lynch-
sade are City, Commis- latest rally last Monday. Meeting times are advertised around campus. choices are available, from Broad- burg a bit too long.
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Page 4, THE LIBERTY CHAMPION MARCH 11, 2003
THE PAST Civil War seminar on its way
IMPACTING By Amanda Smith, reporter
The Liberty University
THE PRESENT Center for the Study of the
Civil War in Central Virginia
will present its seventh
annual Civil War Seminar
Religious giants explain just war The Civil War and the
Arts is the title to this year’s
By Anthony Rago, columnist seminar, and co-chair of the
seminar Professor Kenny
For a paper, I am researching the political and legal Rowlette said that this year’s
thoughts of Martin Luther and John Calvin. Both of these men program “is a highly interac-
were in the Augustinian line of the Christian faith (the one I tive seminar.” The seminar
am a part of also), and both were brilliant legal and theological will begin on Friday evening
minds of their time. As I read, I came across their understand- with the Liberty University
ing of a just war. Theatre Department’s pres-
This information and reasoning I found, coming from such entation of “Rebel Cry.” FILE PHOTO
men of renown, should be considered by Americans, especially Rebel Cry is a musical set in GOING BACK IN TIME — Reenactors stage a battle between Union and Confederate forces.
Christians, as we try to understand our current situation and the final days of the Confed- Central Virginia is home to a wealth of Civil War history and scholarship.
guide our country. Thus I present my findings to you as a con- eracy in Richmond during
tribution to a discussion on just war theory. the spring of 1865. Rebel Cry
For Martin Luther, it seems that a just war has two compo- was written by LU’s award music they play have made
location for filming as well he first purchased some of
nents: the right of the emperor or prince and the attitude of winning playwright Linda this duo a success. Potomac
as the uniforms of the Union his own. Rowlette has a vast
the people. The legal right to embark in war is strictly confined Nell Cooper. Cooper has Thunder will allow you to
soldiers and the set construc- knowledge of the Civil War
to cases of actual attack by another political entity. However, been a professor at Liberty experience the music that
tion. This story portrays a and is an active member in
he seems to imply that even in these cases, a leader ought not since 1990. surrounded the Civil war era.
Southern planter who is sen- Civil War reenacting. He is
to go to war if he estimates the cost of life and misery to his The seminar will continue tenced to be hanged for hisThe Honorable Glenn F. currently 1st Lieutenant of
subjects to not be worth the risk. There are other options he the following morning with a McConnell, the chairman of
attempted sabotage on a rail- the 11th Va. Regiment, Com-
ought to pursue to their fullest extent first. screening of a new film ver- the Hunley Commission as
road bridge over a creek. pany G, in Lynchburg.
A legal right to embark on war is not the only concern for sion of “An Occurrence At well as a South Carolina
Members of the production The cost of the seminar
Luther; a war is just if the people also submit to God, the Owl Creek Bridge.” The orig- state senator, will also be
team will be at the screening will be $25 for students and
absolute ruler. In Luther’s time there were people who used inal version of this movie speaking at the seminar.
to answer questions and to $35 for adults. This will
religion to support war against the Turkish invaders when aired in 1962 on the original McConnell will be speaking
interact with seminar atten- include everything that has
they themselves were ungodly. To Luther, these people, and Twilight Zone television on the commission’s inten-
dees. This is one of the first been discussed in this arti-
all subjects, should realize: a) that God has brought the Turks series and won several tions of displaying the H.L
screenings of the film in the cle. A Saturday luncheon is
to judge the people, b) that the people should submit to God awards at the 1962 Canne U.S. Hunley submarine and of also offered at an additional
wholeheartedly, forsaking the sins He was punishing them for, Film Festival. Produced by a burying the remains of its
Following this film will be cost of $10 per person.
and then c) the people should defend the fatherland with a French film company, “It crew. Following McConnell,
a concert by Potomac Thun- In addition, students can
clear conscience. If a man was certain that his lord was was not historically accu- the Senior Curator of the
der. This husband/ wife duo also attend the seminar for
embarking on an unjust war, he was counseled to obey God rate,” Rowlette said. The National Firearms Museum
has been playing Civil War undergraduate credit. This
rather than the emperor. If he did not have sufficient evidence newest version by Ambrose in Fairfax will be speaking
music since 1994. Playing involves attending both the
of his lord’s wrongdoing or could not find out whether the Bierce and produced by Owl only on period or periodon the use of firearms in Friday and Saturday ses-
action is just, he should serve the emperor in innocence. Creek Productions Company reproduction instrumentsAmerica’s history. Doug sions of the seminar and
The sources I have read for this are Luther’s “Temporal pays much attention to the Wicklund has an extensive
and carefully researching the writing a paper. For more
Authority”; ‘Whether Soldiers, Too, May Be Saved”; and “On personal collec- information, interested stu-
War Against the Turk”. For John Calvin, in his Institutes of the tion of Civil War dents should contact Dr.
Christian Religion, war is to be embarked upon to defend the firearms, some of Cline Hall of the History
people from seditious men and invaders who plunder and hurt which will be on Department at 582-2512.
the people. This is a valid extension of the duty of the ruler to display at the When asked who this
wield the sword to avenge evil and keep the peace. He also seminar. conference caters to,
says in regard to war that rulers should “not accept the occa- The history of Rowlette responded, “To
sion when offered, unless they are driven to it by extreme Civil War trading both the community mem-
necessity.” I suppose this is because war is a grave event, not a cards will also be bers and the students here
clean, surgical, distanced procedure, but a bloody, wounding addressed on at on campus.” He encourages
confrontation that affects or ends the lives of real men created the seminar. students to check out the
in God’s image. Calvin extends the right to protect one’s coun- Rowlette will seminar. “We would like to
try to the obligation to defend those one’s country is allied with speak on his inter- have more Liberty students
in a defensive pact. est and back- attend,” Rowlette said. Stu-
Reader, I present this article to you so that you will have ground in these dents can also receive aca-
other sources to consult as you hear talk of war and compare cards. The cards demic credit for attending
the current situation with what you read about just war theory. originate in the this seminar.
CAMP FOLLOWERS — Young reenactors help behind the scenes of the war. early 1960s when
Break: University, government warn against local and worldwide dangers
Continued from page 1 prepared for everything, Carson advises stu- “Many (students) believe they are is also important that they have a good time
dents to use common sense while driving. immune from prosecution in foreign coun- on their break. “Enjoy spring break, it’s a
will be drinking over spring break. But it’s Even so, he says there’s always the potential tries because they are American citizens. time to relax, to enjoy friends,” Carson said.
just straight-up idiocy to get in a car with of someone else making a mistake. The truth is that Americans are expected to “My biggest advice as a pastor is don’t put
someone who’s been drinking.” One action Carson recommends is wear- obey all of the laws of the countries they yourself in places where you are prone to
Students don’t have to be drinking or ing a seatbelt. “It’s amazing to me how visit, and those who break these laws some- fall. If you are struggling with something,
doing other “bad things,” however, to find many students and other people still don’t times face severe penalties, including prison spring break is not the time to put yourself
themselves in a bad situation. Many stu- wear seatbelts,” Carson said. sentences,” the release said. in that kind of a situation. Be able to look
dents are traveling long distances in their Overseas, there is also the danger of vio- If a traveler is truly guilty of breaking a back at the end of spring break at positive
vehicles. Every time someone gets into a lating laws that might be different from law, no matter how unfair it might seem in memories and not regrets.”
car, there’s a chance that they will be what students are used to in the U.S. American eyes, there is little that U.S. offi- Corcine had similar thoughts. “Some stu-
involved in an accident. Even the most “Some young people are victimized cials can do for those arrested. “Although dents are pretty reckless (on spring break)
cautious drivers run the risk of being because they may be unaware of the laws, U.S. consular officers can visit American cit- because they’re college students and they’re
involved in a traffic collision at some point customs, or standards of the country they izens being held in foreign jails, they cannot all out to have a good ol’ time,” Corcine
in their lives. are visiting,” Powell said in a letter from get them released,” Powell said. said. “But I’d tell them to be smart: remem-
While it isn’t possible to be completely the state department. While safety is a concern for students, it ber who we are and who we represent.”
-Registration begins on
the following dates for
the specified students.
March 31-April 1
= Athletes, Debate
and special needs
= Undergrad seniors,
= New, Former and
MARCH 11, 2003 THE LIBERTY CHAMPION, Page 5
Spam: LU network fights internet-transmitted problems
Continued from page 1 an e-mail message with a virus- Office software for $8. The stops them from reaching the
infected attachment is received software includes Microsoft intended receiver’s computer.
disks. Now they come mostly on the LU server. The software Office through which students Mathes also recommends
through infected e-mail attach- automatically detects the virus, can access their Liberty e-mail that students check the cur-
ments,” Mathes said. Liberty, deletes the infected attachment accounts. Outlook, according rent students Web page for
however, has “up to date virus and sends a message to the to Mathes, has built in protec- virus alerts. In case of a virus
protection installed on all intended recipient informing tion from malicious attach- infection, students should call
servers,” he said. Thanks to the them that the attachment he or ments and a junk mail filter the Help Desk for instructions
software, LU escaped the havoc she was supposed to receive feature which can help elimi- on how to handle the virus.
wreaked on campus-servers was infected with a virus. nate unwanted e-mail and Students can install anti-
nationwide in March 1999 by To help protect their com- reduce the possibility of virus software for free by vis-
the notorious “Melissa” virus puters from viruses, Mathes receiving a virus-infected e- iting the Resnet Web site on
and the “I love you” virus in recommends that students mail. The Liberty e-mail www.liberty.edu/resnet or
May 2000. According to take advantage of the account also has a virus pro- calling the Help Desk at
Mathes, the software is acti- Microsoft Campus Agreement tection feature which scans 2193.
vated automatically whenever which provides Microsoft attachments for viruses and SURFING— Student Jeremy Polson works on his com-
puter in the dorm.
Answering the Pink Towel mystery
By Camie Poplaski, reporter
Do your towels get pink
anything in the water at all. “Right
now we are getting 100 percent of
our water from the Candler’s
one is peroxide.”
The answer is peroxide or ben-
worldupdate Compiled from various news sources
splotches? Or has your white Mountain tanks,” said Howard Where can you find peroxide
washcloth become a shade of yel- Burks, a hands-on operator at the used by college students? Well,
low? College Hill Water Plant. “We put the occasional ear piercing and
After many complaints about only a few things into the water at the use of peroxide for cleansing it North Korea tests missile
towels turning different colors at certain times. We use sodium would explain why girls reported
Liberty University, the answer to hydroxide to bring the PH level most of the problems. North Korea test fired short range missile into the Sea of Japan
the question “Why does my towel above neutral so the water isn’t But more commonly, peroxide Monday. The test, believed to be of an anti-ship missile of the same
have pink splotches?” is finally acidic. We use something called can be found in face wash. Part of type tested just before the South Korean presidential inauguration
answered. DC 22 to help keep the pipes in the reason more girls reported the Feb. 24.
Towels seem to turn either a your home from corroding and stained towels than guys is
light pink color or a fluorescent sometimes we use finished chlo- because girls will often spend $5
pink depending on the fabric rine. The times you notice the or more on a product that guys Russia opposes new UN resolution
being stained. Unlike a rust stain, chlorine the most is when we are may not. Girls are always on the
which is generally attained from operating 100 percent from the look out for something new and Russia will vote against a resolution proposed by the U.S and
rust gathering inside of old copper James River, however, the water is better. Britain that gives Saddam Hussein until March 17 to disarm Russian
water pipes and making orange or still within regulation to be used as Right now the worst stain cul- officials said Monday. Foreign minister Igor Ivanov said that the
“rust” colored marks on the tow- drinking water,” Burks said. prit on the market as far as face Russian government does not consider another resolution necessary.
els, something actually reacts with Another interesting twist to the wash is concerned is Clean &
the dye in fabrics to completely “pink towels” is that almost every Clear in the purple tube. This par-
change the color of the towel or student who reported his or her ticular face wash has 10 percent Palestinian prime minister approved
whatever the item is to pink. towel changing color was female. benzoyl peroxide in it and will
“I saw all these spots on my The problem with the theory that stain towels. Political reforms in the Palestinian National Authority moved
towels and wondered what was it could be in the pipes is that So, if you love your face wash forward Monday as the Palestinian Parliament approved the new
causing them,” junior Amy Jordan many of the dorms on campus just pick one towel to use so you position of prime minister. The Bush administration has
said. “I thought it was the bleach have metal piping so one would don’t ruin all of them and if you demanded that the Palestinians instate new political leaders before
from the bathrooms.” think that there would be more don’t like the idea of any of your reopening peace talks.
Although most students who guys with the same problem. towels being stained be sure to
complained about their towels A call to Leslie Gryder, the look for peroxide on the back label
turning color complained of the head chemist at College Hill of most face
“pink” color, there were also a few Water Plant, solves the pink towel washes. “Perox-
who had items stained yellow. mystery. “Lots of things can dye ide will stain a lot
Most of the yellow stains were on fabrics or stain it,” Gryder said. of colors pink,”
fabrics that were white. “Two common stain culprits are Gryder said.
The problem is that it seems the bleach and chlorine (much like “Your whites may
stains were not being caused by that in pools). Oh wait, another also turn yellow.”
Saturday, April 5th
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3/31/03-4/5/03 - International Week- Passport to the World. Throughout the week MISO
and other cultural organizations on campus will celebrate the rich ethnic culturals at
Liberty University. The highlight of the week will be the international food festival and
bazaar on Saturday, April 15th in the Schilling’s Center from 2-5pm.
4/1/03 - Etiquette Dinner and Lecture - 6:00 pm @ Sodexho’s Executive Dining
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Hotel Roanoke. $25. Tickets can be purchased in the Minority&International Students
(normal ticket price is $19.50) in the Student Life Office in Office. This is a formal event a photographer will be available that evening. We look for-
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THE LIBERTY CHAMPION, Page 6 MARCH 11, 2003
Opinion “ Some men see things as
they are and ask why. Others
dream things that never were
and ask why not.
-George Bernard Shaw
Israeli and Palestinian struggle
Though war with Iraq call the suicide bombers ter- the origins of this fiasco. The numerous cultural and social
Top 10 looms as an ominous possi-
bility in near future, the con-
flict there does not yet com-
pare to another in the Middle
rorists, but say that the Israeli
troops who kill civilians are
simply undertaking military
operations to defend their
issue really is over land, and
who has rightful claim to it.
I’ll add here that I find it
amusing that many at Liberty
clashes, but most of the ten-
sion was over the land issue.
Of course, there are numer-
ous intricacies that I will not
Ways for college students to East. territory. I saw an elderly say that this is a religious detail now, but basically the
That is the ongoing strug- Palestinian women on T.V. struggle that dates back to the Jews bought tons of land,
make money over Spring break gle for land the other night time of Isaac and Ishmael. often with shady business
1. Make sure you hug and kiss every between the lamenting the While they are the fathers of dealings on both sides.
Israelis and seeming double the Jews and Arabs respec- The Arabs first noticed the
relative you see.
Palestinians. standard of tively, I do not believe that danger of the massive Jewish
2. Sell your plasma. Just last week a Palestinians this conflict has much to do influx in 1891 and for the first
3. Turn in your little brothers aluminum Palestinian sui- being called ter- with religious beliefs. time made a demand that
cide bomber rorists for killing Support for this is found in they have not yet neglected:
can collection. blew himself up Israeli children a statement made by a 22- ending Jewish immigration
4. Wash clothes and check every pocket. along with 15 when the Israelis year-old Palestinian college and purchasing of land in
Israelis, many kill Palestinians student who assisted a suicide Palestine. Of course their
5. Set out a can at the local gas station to high school in the name of bomber last summer and was demand didn’t go far. After
help feed a starving college student. and college stu- jullesoutten safety. imprisoned. In an interview World War I, the Western
6. Send out graduation announcements dents, on a In fact, the with an ABC News reporter Powers sided with the Jews.
suburban bus. same day that he said, “We are human and Actually they made conflict-
(even if you’re a freshmen it couldn’t Though that was the first sui- the bus bombing occurred an we do respect humans. We do ing land promises to both
hurt to get an early start). cide bomber reported in two Israeli operation set up near a not hate Jews in America or sides, but after the war, the
months, it seems that the ten- Palestinian refugee camp. Europe, but those who occu- British Mandate went into
7. Clean up your parents’ house and act sion has been anything but There they demolished a pied our land and imposed effect, which partitioned a
like you didn’t do it for as long as still and silent. weapon’s storage facility of settlements and humiliation. portion of the land in Pales-
CNN.com reported that the supposed terrorist group If this hadn’t happened, we tine for the Jews. Naturally
the Palestinian Minister of but also killed 11 Palestinians don’t have a problem with Jewish immigrants flooded in
8. Visit all the old folks in your church. Information said that since and wounded nearly 100 anyone. We respect all more than ever before and
9. Search for money in the couch. the Jan. 5 double-suicide more. They brought in humans. This war was eventually in 1948 the nation
bombing that left 25 dead, around 50 tanks, troops and imposed on us.” of Israel was founded –
10. Invent a missions trip to the LU campus Israeli troops have killed 154 helicopters, claiming it to be So when did this land immediately followed by an
and send out support letters. (Okay, civilians. He added that in response to fierce resist- occupation first take place? It Israeli/Palestinian war, one
Palestinian authority con- ance from Palestinian forces; actually dates back to right of many to come.
okay it was just a joke). demns all attacks on civilians, the Palestinians said it was around 1882, for that is when So what we’ve got here basi-
including the recent suicide revenge for of the bombing. the Jews first began to immi- cally is the Palestinians trying
bombing, but he also said that But take a look at this, who’s grate in mass to the land to defend a land that their
he believed the recent attack the real terrorist? many called Zion. Most of ancestors have lived on for
serves to draw more attention I’ve no connection to either these Jews came from Russia centuries, with the Jews keep-
The Champion encour-
away from the innocent
Palestinians who have died.
side and am not in support of
Arabs more than Jews, but
or other Eastern European
countries, spurred to move by
ing and defending a land that
they have settled and fought
1971 University Blvd. Israelis defended themselves the bias in finger pointing a sudden increase in anti- for only in the last century or
Lynchburg, VA 24506 ages community members on the basis that the carrying seems unfair and unjust. So Semitism coupled with riot- so. The Jews claim ownership
(434) 582-2124 to submit letters to the out of this campaign many people are pro-Israel ing and violence against Jews based on the land belonging to
accounted for the reduced and anti-Arab Palestinian, of all classes. their fathers in biblical times,
editor on any subject.
Faculty Adviser number of bombings in the especially since the Sept. 11 Actually a majority of the specifically on the Old Testa-
Letters should not exceed recent months. attack on the U.S. and mostly Jews traveled to America or ment promise that the Jews
400 words and must be I found it interesting that I because their atrocities are elsewhere, but those who did would return to Israel.
typed and signed.The have heard or read little about the ones we hear about. What go to Palestine mostly went Though there are so many
Elaine Pecore these 154 Palestinian dead, I propose is that we take a with a dream of returning to aspects of this struggle
deadline is 6 p.m. Monday.
and the story I did read did more critical, open-minded the land of their ancestors untouched in this article, I
Editor in Chief not mention them until more look at the situation before and a few years later it hope that it challenges people
Julleanna Outten Letters and columns than halfway through. The being so quick to play the became a dream of establish- to take another look at the cen-
Managing Editor that appear are the opin- media, the President and name game. ing a Jewish state. Virtually tury old conflict that’s killing
Wes Rickards most of the U.S. are quick to To do that, let’s go back to from the onset there were the innocent on both sides.
ion of the author solely,
not the Champion edito-
News Mariel Williams
Asst. Editor Rhiannon
rial board or Liberty
All material submitted
American heart: war proves citizenship
The impending war has son of an illegal alien American. Rather, it is his sworn into the U.S. Navy. For a
Opinion Ben Eppard becomes property of the brought out the best and according to WSET channel devotion to the nation he has young man who went from
Life! Amy Jordan Champion. The worst in people. It has cre- 13 news. The Mausers, how- come to love. It has become assuming that he was a citizen
Sports Robbie Adams ated a clear distinction ever, were not aware of this, all to common and in many to fighting for that position,
Champion reserves the
COPY between those that love and and it was not until Moises cases trendy, for those who Moises has a new perspective
right to accept, reject or
Copy Editor Christine desire to defend their coun- attempted to enlist that he discover their ethnic back- on our country. “Don’t take cit-
Koech edit any letter received — try, and those who have discovered he was not even ground to abandon America izenship for granted,” warns
according to the taken their freedom for an American citizen. as a priority in Moises, for he
PHOTOGRAPHY Champion stylebook, granted and see no point in “I felt, yeah, I can represent their lives, in surely does
Editor John Fisher taste and the Liberty preserving it. my country, but I found out it favor of a culture not.
Asst. Editor Among those that have wasn’t really my country,” said embedded in In a display
University mission state- been distinguished in this Moises. Immediately, his fam- their past. I don’t of patriotism
ment. test of character, are the ily appealed to state represen- mean to discour- that makes me
Send letters to: Liberty young men who have tatives in an effort to acquire age the celebra- proud to be
Champion, Liberty enlisted in order to defend his citizenship before he tion of ethnic American,
DISTRIBUTION our country and what it turned 18. It was just 17 days backgrounds, but Moises has
Manager Josh Borders University, Box 2000, stands for. Moises Mauser, until his birthday, a mark after one’s loyalty shown that it is
Lynchburg, VA 24506 or one of these men, was just which requests for citizenship should lie with not your place
drop off in DeMoss Hall another patriotic youth
inspired to enlist in the
become far more complicated.
State officials would come
the nation that
has given them
beneppard of birth that
Kristy Mullendore Navy, when he found out through for the Mausers, how- their freedom, solidified American. It is your heart. So
The Champion is avail- that he was signing up to ever, allowing Moises to cele- their rights, and in many for every natural born citizen
Asst. Advertising Mgr.
Allison Fields able online at: www.liber- fight for a country that was- brate his 18th birthday as an cases made the self-actual- that takes what we have for
Web ty.edu/info/ n’t even his own. American citizen. ization of their cultural past granted, I remind you that
Kristy Mullendore champion. Moises, who had been The amazing part about possible. what we have is a blessing.
adopted 15 years earlier by this story, however, is not This Thursday Moises, now And I wish that more of you
two U.S. citizens, was the that Moises was or was not an American citizen, will be were as American as Moises.
SPEAKUP: How do you stay awake on long drives?
“I definitely get a good “I blast the AC, sing along to “I sing all 100 rounds of “I don’t worry about staying “Roll down the windows, “I put in some of my
coffee. The west coast the radio at the top of my lungs bottles of pop on the wall. awake on long drives. Sleeping crank up the music, and sing favorite cd’s and sing at the
knows how to make them.” or call my friends and family.” And if I get to the place I’m makes the drive seem much at the top of my lungs! My top of my lungs.”
going and I’m not done I quicker. ” favorite part of long drives is
keep on going.” talking to my Jesus .”
—Shelly Bull, Fr. —Anna Toews, Fr. —Paul Young, So. —Robert Jackson, Sr. —Liz Moreno, Jr. — Tiffany Tate, Fr.
Salem, Oregon Winchester, Ky. Lynchburg, Va. Grass Valley, Ca. Miami, Fla. Harrisvile, R.I>
MARCH 11, 2003 Page 7, THE LIBERTY CHAMPION
Posing as experts on global issues
Questioning life’s motivation
Hopefully this article will attend class. But there is analysis that this topic instead of who you are. I
Everyday we are inad- tics at all. What a shame! not be interpreted as a a truism that is becoming came to mind. What are think many guys would
vertently bombarded with One thing you will blanket statement. It is more obvious with my your priorities? The most agree with me when I say
messages about different never see on CNN’s however, intended to refer generation. A new car, aggravating thing about that the most attractive girls
political things and, Crossfire is a Condoleezza to the new clothes and a new this quest for are the ones
undoubtedly, young peo-
ple believe what they
hear. These messages do
not come from political
Rice/ Richard Gere face-
off on a possible war with
Afghanistan. There is a
reason for that. To use a
who are cur- “ The freedoms that ing job
rently taking are observed in this
“things” is that
the people who
are most guilty
are often the
who are com-
who they are.
If you put
leaders or profession or classes at lation ones in the this paper down
experts, but social status college cam- country are set to seem to most denial. thinking that
from a far to promote puses across be the You know the nice things
more potent an idea that America. It allow one to express pinnacle people who fit revolt me or
voice that you are not seems that
attracts the qualified to many of the
oneself, even if you of post college
into this cate-
that I only like
attention of a promote is in kids on this happen to be Toni success. scene that is the benhastings then you have
younger essence campus, as Hey here most common is totally missed
crowd: allowing the well as oth- Smith and have the is a good the one that always makes the point of this article.
celebrities. general pub- ers, are one, how me laugh the hardest. What I am saying is that
From stars lic to believe obsessed desire to paint your about a Here it is. Why do the life is full of pleasures that
like Rosie marrianemims a lie. with
ignorance across new con- girls at Liberty dress up money and things could
O’Donnell, The public “things”. It cept of everywhere they go? Do never bring. My mom has
Richard Gere, Susan believes (rightly or seems that national television. what is they not know how to be always said that money will
Sarandon, Christopher wrongly) that a celebrity the motiva- impor- comfortable? Regardless make life easier but it will
Reeve and others, we get
messages about gun con-
trol, gay/lesbian adop-
has some expertise in an
area, when in fact they
may not. On many
tion, war, peace, stem cell issues, in fact, celebrities
tion for lis-
that disgustingly boring
teacher at 8 a.m. is money.
almost assuredly everyone
who has read the preced-
of the event, time or place
the Liberty women are
dressed to the max. You
cannot attend a hockey
never make it happier.
This certainty has only
recently started to make
sense to me. Do not let the
research and the list goes assume an authority over Now some of you are ing paragraph has con- game or dinner without never-ending quest for
on. It is amazing that the those who actually do already thinking that I’m vinced themselves that feeling like you missed the material gain take hold of
academic and profession- have expertise! totally crazy and that they are not part of this “dress to impress” you as it has so many oth-
al careers of these people While celebrities do going to class ordinarily acquisitive trend. I chal- telegram. The real prob- ers. Be confident, be
are not once called into contribute to many good involves paying money. In lenge you to look a little lem is that so many times unique and be yourself.
question and even more causes like literacy pro- one sense, you are right. closer. It was only feeling secure lies in what
amazing that movie stars grams and programs that You must pay tuition to through my own self- you are wearing or driving
can attract people who help under-privileged
believe what they say.
called a press conference
children, to take on con-
If you had a friend who troversial, political issues
and to assume the identi-
Defending the rights of the unpatriotic
specifically to address the ty of an expert is unethi- would use her brain to take
heinousness of the situa- cal. To ask someone to action in a manner that
tion in North Korea, their follow another blindly is would actually make some
political, education, and exactly what we have sort of a difference, rather
professional background been working so hard than parade the lack of
would immediately come against in the last century intelligence that she entails.
into question. If a and for a celebrity to use Voices are heard because
celebrity called the same a name or an image to of respect, and this respect
press conference, no one promote divisive causes must be returned with
would bother to mention is to take a step back. equal respect. In the case of
that his or her education Next time you see a Toni Smith, the only
might have been no more celebrity on TV making respect to be given to her is
than high school and if political statements or to the same extent in which
they continued with high- trying to see you on an she has given respect to her
er education, their degree idea, just remember: teammates and fellow
might have been in acting “Caveat Emptor” Let the countrymen. The choice to
and now their profession buyer beware. turn her back on her coun-
has nothing to with poli- try and then turn right
around and give her reason
for doing so as, “…the gov-
The light of true religion Enemies of American patriotism ernment’s priorities are not
on bettering the quality of
life for all of its people, but
Unselfish in its devotion to truth The last time I checked, that died for her right to do an autocratic tyrant. rather on expanding its
Religion today has become erty and the torch of free- it is not a United States citi- so. Regardless of how many The freedoms that are own power...” First and
a selfish have-it-your-own dom. Why? zen’s obligation to be disapprove of Smith’s deci- observed in this country are foremost, it is not the gov-
way product, filled with cun- Well, the reason is just Patriotic. On the contrary, sion, she has done no wrong set to allow one to express ernment’s responsibility to
ning sales gimmicks. One can what Jesus is getting at! We the Constitution defends and the Constitution stands oneself, even if you happen “better the quality of life”.
choose from an apparently are to be the light of the the right of opposition at her side. Voltaire, a to be Toni Smith and have Second, you don’t gain
endless quantity of sources to world (vs. 16). Our lives must towards government. The French philosopher of the the desire to paint your one’s attention by disgrac-
invent a religion that is comfy be a living torch of freedom Bill of Rights protects one’s 18th century, is ignorance ing that in which they
or convenient. to those needing Christ, for expression, with freedom of quoted saying, “I across national stand, but rather by dis-
The true reli- we truly hold the speech; and as of a Supreme disapprove of television. Just agreeing with regard and
gion of Jehovah book of liberty Court Case in 1989, Texas v. what you say, because Smith attempting to make
isn’t like that. and the torch of Johnson, “The Constitution but I will defend has the oppor- changes based on intelli-
Paul in Eph. freedom! We protects desecration of the to the death tunity to dis- gence and awareness. In
4:4-6 says that must, by our flag as a form of symbolic your right to say agree with the doing so understanding
there is only example, show speech”. it.” This state- decisions made that change is a process of
one Lord, God the world this However, recently a ment alone by the legisla- sequential transitions over
and Father of blessing, so that debate has arisen by the reflects the phi- tion of the place a period of time to achieve
faith. There are they may worship actions of a Manhattanville losophy behind she calls home, a distinct purpose.
no models of God and join in College student athlete. the first ryanhill does not mean Disagreement needs to
religion! There His service. Toni Smith, a senior sociol- Amendment to the that she has a valid reason be conducted in a manner
is no picking.
scottcamlin Sadly, not ogy major, has made it a Constitution, and should to disrespect it. It is one of respect. Toni Smith
There is only one. Jesus everyone will want to partici- practice to turn her back on reflect the attitude behind thing to not acknowledge needs to understand that
says this in John 14:6. pate in this blessing, in fact, our nation’s flag. Due to the this nation. Many of the the recognition of the her disagreement has
The Bible says that we it is likely that some may recent tragedy of 9/11 patri- rights implemented by our nation’s symbol of freedom, become a blatant degrada-
should be the “light of the resent us for these things. otism is at a high and forefathers have been chal- but it is another thing to tion of everything that has
world” (Mt 5:14-16). Light Jesus says not to worry about American Flags are dis- lenged and some have completely disrespect it. afforded her the right to
has a function. It is to light those who will kill the body played on many automo- attempted to take those lib- Don’t stand and make a disagree. Until she compre-
up something or to make but cannot kill the soul. But biles, businesses, and erties from the American spectacle of yourself, and hends the freedom granted
something seen. For exam- instead fear Him who is homes. Because of this public. If these liberties are disgrace your teammates to her, the opinion that she
ple, we drive our cars with capable of destroying both Smith’s actions come across ever taken, the U.S. will because of some disagree- so strongly proclaims will
headlights on at night or at soul and body. We must to many as a “slap in the become nothing more than ment with a political deci- only fade behind the domi-
times of weak visibility. place spiritual possessions face”, and display a lack of brainwashed plebeians sion. If there were any dig- neering approach used for
Jesus said “Nor do they first in our lives, and we will respect towards the many scurrying around praying to nity within this athlete, she this expression.
light a lamp and put it under be blessed for it (1 Pet. 4:14).
a basket, but on a lamp Consider the Bible’s scrip-
stand, and it gives light to all tures and see for yourself.
who are in the house,” (Mt This develops the reason
5:15). No one in their right of the one true religion. For
mind would light a lantern those, who are in misery and
and then conceal it. It is a desire contentment, it is time
waste for one point, and it to examine true doctrine.
simply isn’t good common This will further develop wis-
sense. dom about religion and by
Now, what was Jesus get- that discriminate between
ting at here? Think about the right and wrong and lead to
Statue of Liberty for a the acceptance of truth. For
minute. What is its purpose? the spirit of man possesses
It welcomes guests into our the ability to know that truth.
land, holding the book of lib-
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picks of the week fun fact of the week
• 3/11 Band Nite at David’s Place In the United States, more
Come listen to your favorite campus bands at 9 p.m. on
Tuesday. This event is free for all and is a great chance Frisbee discs are sold each year
to take a break from all your mid-term studying.
than baseballs, basketballs and
• 3/11 Evening Performance of Literature footballs combined.
Enjoy the opportunity to hear fellow students perform
both classic and original works of literature. This event From www.amusingfacts.com
will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in DeMoss 1090.
“Culture Shape Live”
shapes students’ ideas
about art and media
By Amy Jordan, LIFE! editor
ulture Shape Live, the interactive talk show brought to
the student body by Kairos, held on Tuesday, March
4, encouraged students to be “of the world, not in it.”
The guests for the talk show included Lew Weider, Dr.
Lynnda Beavers, Dr. Karen Prior and Professor Todd Smith,
and allowed students in the audience an opportunity to ask
questions pertaining to the area of art and culture.
The evening was emceed by Chad Kennedy, a senior
communications student who leads the group Kairos. CAMEO RAY
Kennedy began the evening in a lighthearted, enjoyable CHATTING IT UP—Culture Shape Live’s four talk show guests. Weider, Prof.
manner with his impersonation of Larry the Cucumber. The Smith, Dr. Beavers and Dr. Prior all share their philosophy on arts and culture.
overall atmosphere of the event was a festive and enjoyable
one for both the participants and the audience. Kennedy encouraged students interested in making a difference in
The mood in DeMoss 1114 was certainly not a typical classroom set- the field of the arts and communication to support Christian media in
ting. The tone for the evening was set with trendy lamps placed at vari- three different areas. First, he encouraged students to pray for those in
ous locations around the room, and overstuffed couches for the talk the media, and to contact Master Media International for more infor-
show guests to make themselves at home. There were even rugs scat- mation on how to pray. He also encouraged students to go see movies
tered on the floor to create a more home-like atmosphere. The Soul with positive themes, and to go to the website www.moviemission.com
Café band provided an enjoyable musical facet to the event. for more information about each movie. Finally, he encouraged stu-
The games led by Kennedy, from composing your own magnetic dents to take part in the industry, and to make their own work known.
poetry poem to amusing group-written short stories, allowed the At one point in the evening Professor Todd Smith said, “If you’re
crowd to become more involved and more relaxed at the same time. A interested in any form of the arts, ask God to enlighten you, and He
gripping performance by Jared Mink, who shared his original work, will.” The evening was an excellent opportunity for any student inter-
was also a highlight of the evening. ested in art and the media.
(He’s the one on the left)
“Unfinished Work” by Kevin Max
By Misty Maynard, reporter divulges the secrets of his imper-
File your taxes as Major: Business/Marketing
he song says it all,” is a
fect past in a way that can be
viewed as inspiring. easy as 1-2-3! Hometown: Rocky Mt., N.C.
“T quote often used in
Kevin Max’s book
“Unfinished Work.” What I have
Especially for young adults,
the book may reflect certain
questions and issues they face
By Ashley Haygood, reporter
Birthday: Tomorrow, March 12
to wonder now is why, if and may offer guidance and pril 15 is a little more
the song says it all,
did Max feel he
had to write
advice. Max writes of his
family and coping with
being adopted, his
A than a month away and
so is the post office’s
most hectic day. Filing your taxes doesn’t have to be as horrible as
Favorite Verse: 1 Corinthians
an entire years at Liberty everyone makes them out to be. For us college students, it is actually Favorite movie: Dumb and
book University, his quite simple. I’ve never done my own taxes. My secret is my mom. She
about it? views on alcohol, always takes care of it for me, but I figure being a junior and all about
Max does premarital sex, to embark out into the real world, I should probably learn the art of fil-
not leave and drugs, on ing my taxes now. So what did I do? The most logical thing I could Words to live by: “Adversity
the ques- finding his true think of, I called my mom.
tion unan- love and, of course, causes some men to break;
Lucky for us college students, filing our taxes can take a mere 10
swered for his passion for minutes. Since we have no children, don’t own a home and most aren’t others to break records.”
long, howev- music. paying personal property tax on a car, taxes are as easy as 1-2-3.
er. He immedi- Better than the Step 1
ately jumps into actual story of his life are
If I could live in any time era,
Make sure you have received your W2 form from your employer. This
the reasons for his book- Max’s lyrics. They seem a true should be given to you by the end of January. This form is a summary
it would be: The “Wonder
writing endeavor. reflection of a poetic soul that is of sorts that tells how much you made and how much taxes you paid on Years” era
“Considering the incredible trying to express the deeper your earnings for the past year of working a that business.
ability of music to reach us and issues of life, love, and spirituali- Get a 1040 form. This is the standard worksheet for calculating your
teach us, it’s no wonder we’re ty. Never having been a fan of possible tax return or how much you might have to send the govern-
Accomplishment I am most
curious about how that miracle is Christian rock music, I found ment. A 1040 EZ form is ideal for college students. It has a space for proud of: I helped lead
accomplished. That is why I that at least the words to his your earnings and a space for your taxes paid that year. All you have Liberty’s Campus Crusade
wanted to write this book,” Max songs touched a chord in me that to do is copy over figures from your W2. You can get this form at
states early on in his first chap- was longing to be expressed. canned food drive that reached
www.irs.gov or call to have one sent to you. If you’ve filed in years
ter. A lofty aspiration? Perhaps. The actual novel fell short of before, it will come in an instruction book you receive once a year. 350 families
One realized? I would think not. making any deep connection. Once you start filing your taxes, you will begin to receive this book.
Max, one third of the well “Unfinished Work” is a wind- Step 2
known Christian rock group DC ing journey through the ups and
If I had to live the rest of my
Fill out your 1040 EZ form. As stated before, you are pretty much
Talk, wrote this book to supple- downs of Max’s life that follow a copying figures from your W2 onto your 1040 form. Remember to add
life with only one TV show it
ment his first solo release. Max pattern set by the singles off his any interest earned on savings account to your total earning for that would be: Saved by the Bell
leads his readers through his CD first solo album. As unpre- year. Another important note is that if you have had more than one
by beginning each chapter with dictable as the next turn the job that year, you need to combine all your earnings and taxes togeth-
the lyrics of one single, then book will take is the degree to If I could be any famous per-
er from all your W2’s for your 1040 form.
breaking down those lyrics to which the book is enjoyable to Step 3 son I would be: Justin
show what they mean in relation read. Sometimes very interest- File your taxes. For a person using the 1040 EZ form, the easiest Timberlake
to his background and views on ing, sometimes dismally dull, way to file your taxes is over the phone using Telefile. This is a 1-800
life. Max is struggling to express number with step-by-step instructions on how to file your taxes over
At times, Max is insightful views that are hard to embody in the phone. Also you can mail your return in, but it must be post- One thing I can’t live with-
and very candid, lending a very words. Max deserves credit for marked by April 15. out: God’s grace
human approach to an otherwise his effort, but at it's best the book These three easy steps will hopefully help you in starting to file
overly sensationalized lifestyle. is still “unfinished work.” your taxes. If you have any questions, www.irs.gov has answers to
He is honest about his faults and Perhaps it would have been bet- almost any questions plus printable 1040 forms for every type of
—Compiled by Ashley Haygood
his walk with God. ter for Kevin Max to let the songs tax need.
In “Unfinished Work,” Max say it all.
amyjordan This morning I was pondering all the
things that make me really happy,
I encourage each of you to take a few
minutes to consider what it is that really
most happiness, whether that be taking
your sketchbook to the park, or simply
and maybe I am really easy to brings you simple and sincere joy. reading a book.
Follow your bliss please, but the things that
kept coming to my mind
Make a top 10 list of the things and
the people in your life that make
As we all prepare for spring break,
and rush to complete all of the assign-
were the small things. your world a better place, and ments that are due before we leave, pon-
oday is one of those days when Writing both the mun- then make it a point to indulge der what really makes you happy. While
T everything seems right with the
world. The sun is shining and the
breeze is blowing. It’s a beautiful day
dane and the meaningful
in my journal over a tof-
fee-nut latte from
yourself in that latte, or to
spend time with that person
who brightens your day.
you’re enjoying your 10 days of freedom
over spring break, take advantage of
your opportunity to do something that
and for some reason I’m only in the Starbuck’s is one of life’s Someone once very truly brings you joy.
mood to think happy thoughts. simple pleasures for me. I wisely said, “Follow So while you’re typing out that paper
What is it that you really love? What love watching “Steel your bliss,” and I that has to be completed by Friday, or
are the things in life that make you truly Magnolias” time and think that we should wanting to poke your eyes out while you
happy? There are quite a few things that time again with my life- all make an effort to work on the PowerPoint presentation for
bring me joy, and one of the things that long friend Angela. It do just that. your group project, remember that your
makes me especially happy is a beautiful makes me happy just sit- Whether you’re so opportunity for bliss is coming.
day like today—when everything has ting in the dorm with the busy that you bare- And once you have that indescribable
been kissed by the sunshine and there is girls on my hall, talking ly have time to joy that only comes from doing the
just enough of a breeze to make the day about anything and think, or have a ton things that make you truly happy, share
perfect. As I sip my vanilla diet coke, I everything—from our of time on your a little of that joy with the people
feel completely at peace with the world. favorite boys to the latest hands, it’s vital that around you. Follow your bliss and
Have you ever noticed that it is the movies to our relationships we take time for the encourage others to do the same.
truly simple things that bring us joy? with Christ and each other. things that bring us the
MARCH 11, 2003 Page 9, THE LIBERTY CHAMPION
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Women best the Big South, await NCAA seed
By Ben Cates, reporter had a 20-point spread with 6:32 left in a 78-68 win. The Panthers then went on an 11-2 run
the first half. UNC Asheville, however, Coastal Coach Alan LeForcee was led by Junior Narelle Henry, who scored
In biblical terminology, the number had its own problems. The team went pleased with his team’s effort on 16 on the evening.
seven signifies perfection. So it seems only without a field goal from the 14:26 mark, Saturday night, but added, “You can’t dig Feenstra re-entered the game a few
natural that the Liberty Women’s basket- when they got a jumper from junior for- yourself a hole and win games against a minutes later and began controlling
ball team has taken home the Big South ward Shantell Waiters, until :33 seconds good basketball team. We just never got inside the paint. Susan Foreid, who fin-
trophy for the seventh year in a row, and were left in the half. During that time, the job done.” ished with eight points, had some key
now find themselves with a record of 27-3, they scored only two free throws. They Reddick, who played all 40 minutes of buckets down the stretch, and they con-
flirtatiously close to being perfect. The managed to get a three-pointer off at the the game echoed her coach’s sentiments. tributed to the Flames eventual win.
losses that the team has suffered seems buzzer to make the halftime score 39-12. “The main thing was the quick fouls and While High Point would get the game to
only to have made them better, and ulti- In the second half the Bulldogs would we missed a couple of easy shots,” she single digits again, the game was really
mately, more dominant in the Big South. never be able to come any closer than 20 said, refering to how close the never as close as it once was. The game
In fact, their lowest margin of victory in points. Katie Feenstra took Chanticleers were to being would end with a Monique Leonard foul
the tournament was 10 points against over the game and scored 11 back in the game. shot which gave the Flames a 84-71 lead.
Coastal Carolina on Saturday night. of her 17 points in the sec-
Liberty 84 The game against Coastal “I’m glad its over,” said Coach Carey
The first round of the Big South ond half. While Liberty only helped the Flames to Green. “I’m thankful to be surrounded by 14
Tournament was hosted at the respective relied on an outside game in High Point 71 recognize their strengths and young ladies who are determined to win.”
higher seed’s home. As the eighth and the first half, going 7-10 expound on them Sunday While Green is certainly no stranger to
last seed, UNC Asheville had the unfortu- from 3-point range, they afternoon, when they faced post-season play, he did not give his
nate task of being guests at the Vines began to take advantage of their inside High Point in the Big South finals. Kristal comments on where he thought Liberty
Center on Wednesday night. It took the presence as the second half progressed. Tharp led the Flames in the first half on would be seeded in the NCAA
Flames only roughly 10 minutes to take In the end, it was all Flames, 70-39. 4-8 shooting, and Katie Feenstra also Tournament. However, it is highly proba-
control of the game. Using their deadly Liberty’s next opponent was Coastal helped Liberty jump out to an early lead ble that the Flames will get a decent seed
combination of inside presence and Carolina on Saturday night. Despite as she scored 11 and added 6 rebounds in heading into March Madness.
tremendous outside shooting, Liberty shooting almost 67 percent from the floor only 16 minutes of play. Gina Rosser
in the first half, the Flames scored 12 first half points
found themselves only up for High Point, who found
by seven points at half- themselves down 43-32 as
time. Coastal was led by the teams headed to the
the Big South’s preseason locker rooms.
player of the year, Nikki But Liberty defense was
Reddick. Reddick, who was never slack. The team gave
honored prior to the game, 100 percent effort on the
notched 14 points by half- court, and much of their
time. Katie Feenstra led success could be attributed
the Flames with 15 points to intense defense. They
on 6-8 shooting at the half. held the Panthers to 41
It appeared that in the percent shooting on the
last 20 minutes of play, evening and forced 13
Liberty would run away turnovers. The Flames also
with the game. But every dominated the game from
time they attempted to do the perspective of second
so, the Chanticleers always chance points. They
came storming back. The outscored High Point 20-3
Flames lead wavered in that category and
between 10 and 14 points crashed the boards for 19
before they were finally offensive rebounds, which
able to get a 67-47 lead added to their total of 48
with 4:57 remaining. on the night.
Coastal eventually came Although the Flames
back to within 11, but time would enjoy a 12 point lead
was not on their side. They early in the second half,
would narrow the margin they would soon see their
to single digits with time lead diminish. Feenstra got
JOHN FISHER running out, but ultimate- into foul trouble and had JOHN FISHER
DRIVE — Susan Foreid had eight points in the championship game. ly, Liberty would cruise to to sit at the 16:22 mark. ALL SMILES — Tharp and Feenstra were both all-tourney selections.
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“We played well to start
the game,” Dunton said.
“Then we played with a lit-
game. took a shot from about five tle less energy than we did
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Butler dribbled the ball into Radford gathered the ball came up with a big effort.
the lane, went up for a shot to seal the win. He recorded a double-dou-
with 20 second left on the “We aren’t going to get ble, posting 14 points and
clock, only to be blocked by any better shots than the gathering 10 rebounds.
Flames center last three at With the season ending,
Jason point blank,” the Flames have reason to
Sarchet. Liberty 52 Dunton said. look forward excitingly to
Sarchet then “Give Radford next year. Dunton and his
corralled the credit, they staff have brought in some
ball for the Radford 55 made plays at impressive players to com-
Flames to pre- the end of the pliment the squad coming
serve the tie game.” back. Okotie and Williams
game. The Flames started the look to be the only two
Coastal Carolina took game with a 21-10 run, players not coming back
the lead 53 seconds into capped by an emphatic next season.
the overtime session on a dunk by Martin. But, over “Better days are ahead,”
foul shot by Mihai the final ten minutes of the Dunton said looking for-
Raducanu. It was their first half, Radford ward to the coming sea-
first and only lead during University was able to slow sons. “We need to continue
the overtime period. the game down and go into to build on this year.”
Butler led the halftime down only two
Chanticleers in scoring at
14, while collecting 6
rebounds in 39 minutes of
In what turned out to
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Flames’ season, they lost
55-52 to the Radford
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MARCH 11, 2003 THE LIBERTY CHAMPION, Page 11
Championship week in the Vines...
PHOTOS BY JOHN FISHER
Page 12, THE LIBERTY CHAMPION MARCH 11, 2003
Closing thoughts on the men’s basketball team
been able to win the tournament. But, it was your presence on the floor every minute said that the team would be competitive
C OMMENTARY not to be. But am I ashamed? No. Frankly, if
you had told me at the beginning of the sea-
provided a spark like no other. To Jason
Sarchet, if I were to do an impression of
this year, but win it all next year. And while
next year we will lose three seniors, we will
There have been moments in the past few son that we’d wind up the two seed in the every other post player in the Big South, hope to return Louvon Sneed, Mats Persson
days, and I can guarantee that there will be conference and pack out the Vines Center I’d start by jumping on your back and and Daniel Rose to the lineup, while wel-
moments in the next few days, when I felt 8100 fans strong but lose in the semi-finals clawing at your eyes. Keep up the intensity coming Larry Blair and David Dees to the
down after the loss of the men’s basketball of the tournament, I would’ve told you the and continue to fight hard. To Jeremy team as freshmen. It could be next year
team. After a season of pulling out miracle season would be successful. Monceaux, your outstanding play this past that Liberty University hoists a champi-
victories, the magic ended a day early. It was a well-documented fact last year season almost made me forget that you’re onship trophy on the floor of the Vines
Am I a little depressed? Well, yeah. I had that we were number 324 in the a guy who almost had a career- Center, and travels back to a spot in the
already begun making travel plans and NCAA Ratings Percentage ending injury 20 months ago. NCAA tournament, on the 10th anniversary
scouting around for hotels in Dayton, Ohio, Index, a statistical ranking of N.C. State and Alabama missed of its last trip.
the site of the play-in game and probably every Division I men’s team. a good one when they thought The journey has begun. What better place
where Liberty would’ve wound up had they That placed us last in the you were still hurt; their loss is than here… What better time than now.
nation. This year, a college bas- our tremendous gain.
ketball pre-season publication To the role-players, you had
basically tore into Liberty and the ability to step in when need-
said something to the effect of ed, no matter how clutch the
anything above an eighth place situation was. After all, who
finish in the conference would could forget Harry Williams’
be an accomplishment for the wesrickards buzzer-beating jump shot to win
team. The sports information the UNC Asheville game, his
directors around the Big South parroted only two points of the night?
this, voting Liberty eighth. To the fans, we lost the last game of the
And while the Flames eventually did season, yet at the same time, we won. The
what the so-called experts expected them attendance at the Vines Center was the
to do, to not win the conference title, there eighth highest ever for a game. Meanwhile,
are few who wouldn’t call the team cham- everyone else in the conference has trouble
pions now. packing out their glorified high school gyms.
First to the three seniors, Vince Okotie, I hope to see every one of you back there
Phil Ward, and Freddy Williams, thanks next year.
for the memories — Okotie’s prolific scor- To Coach Dunton, Winthrop’s Gregg
ing ability, Ward’s high-flying antics and Marshall may have walked away with the
Freddy’s heart and motivation all helped Coach of the Year recognition, but there
make this a season to remember. Best of aren’t many here who would rather have
luck to you guys throughout the rest of had him at the helm of the program this
your lives. past season than you. As for the rest of the
To Gabe Martin, Coastal Carolina’s coaching staff, a few of you took a tremen-
Torrey Butler was named the Player of the dous risk by moving across the country and
Year (a sham, I contest), but you were cer- walked into a no-win situation, and you
tainly the most valuable to your team. To came out with 14 of them. Because of your
Ryan Mantlo, you earned the title of “ulti- guidance, Liberty’s program is back, and so
mate warrior,” which Coach bestowed are the fans.
JOHN FISHER JOHN FISHER
upon you after the quarterfinals. Even with It’s been rumored that before the season
THUNDER SLAM — Gabe Martin, a first-team all- THE LEADER — Coach Dunton is backed by
a broken thumb and cuts on your face, even began, a member of the coaching staff
conference performer, is locked in on a dunk. thousands of the “Flames Fanatics” last week.
Scenes from the rest of the Big South tournament
To the victor go the spoils...
JOHN FISHER ROBBIE ADAMS JOHN FISHER
HUMBLED — Winthrop’s bid for a fifth consecutive title ends END OF THE ROAD — Senior Jayme Chikos needed to be con- TRIMMED — All-tournament selection Alex Kragel brings a
abruptly; head coach Gregg Marshall watches his Eagles lose as soled by fellow senior Anesta Blakney as her Elon Phoenix souvenir back home to Asheville; the 14-16 Bulldogs earned
a last second shot in OT fell for UNC-Asheville’s Alex Kragel. could not get past High Point in the semifinal round. the first NCAA tournament bid for the school in any sport.
Thompson wins two against JMU
By Kyle Adams, reporter two runs with an RBI single.
The Lady Flames picked up two more
Junior pitcher Ali Thompson picked up runs in the second inning when Cassie
two wins as the Lady Flames softball Campbell tripled to drive in Leanne Long,
team swept James Madison in a home and Amanda Goc drove in Campbell with
doubleheader on Tuesday. Thompson her second hit and RBI of the game.
pitched a no-hitter for the Lady Flames in Liberty continued to pour it on in the
the first game and went on to win 9-0 in fourth when Amanda Maska and Mary
five innings, then came out of the bullpen Beth Kennell hit back-to-back solo home
to pitch the final four innings of Liberty's runs to lead off the inning. James
7-6 extra inning win in game two. Madison's Kristi Nixon reached base in
Besides Thompson's performance on the fifth on walk, the Dukes' only
the mound, Liberty also had the offense baserunner of the game, but was unable
clicking as they jumped all over JMU to score so the game was over.
starter Liz George for five hits and four In game two, the Lady Flames got three
runs in the first inning. Thompson runs in the second and fifth innings, then
helped herself out by driving in the last won the game on Campbell's RBI single in
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MARCH 11, 2003 THE LIBERTY CHAMPION, Page 13
Paul Carey: Liberty Golf’s humble Irishman
By Ben Cates, reporter really good junior setup. So I was basically All of these attributes, which character-
taught between my dad and the golf profes- ize Carey’s life off the golf course, also help
Twice a year, Paul Carey ventures back sional there, and I put a lot of time in.” to define his game from mental and physi-
to his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. After a After speaking with Coach Frank cal standpoints. He ended the fall season
grueling 8-hour plane ride both ways, he Landry, Carey knew that Liberty was the with three top-ten finishes, and went
eventually arrives back in the states, at JFK place for him to continue his education and through 13 rounds of play, more than any
International Airport. pursue his golf dreams. other player on the team. Carey’s lowest
He then must make a 9-hour journey by “Liberty has a good golf program, and I round in the autumn season was a 69.
train back to Lynchburg before finally thought I would fit in here,” Carey, a jun- As preparation for the spring, Carey is
entering the friendly confines of LU. The ior, said. “I liked Coach Landry from the constantly keeping his game in check. “I
preceding story of Carey’s journeys makes first conversation I had with him, and he really just try to take one thing at a time,”
you wonder how the Student Athletic convinced me to come here.” he said. He is currently at work on his
Advisory Committee member finds time to Landry, now entering his 12th-year as approach shots into the green, and his
be Liberty’s premier golfer. head coach at Liberty, said that Carey has short game around the green in general.
It should come as no surprise that Carey all the elements necessary for the make-up Coach Landry believes that Carey has an
has, over the years, established himself as of a good golfer, including what Landry outstanding game. “Paul is accurate off the
the level-headed leader of the golf team. calls “mental toughness.” tee, has an excellent iron play, and is a
After all, he finished in a four-way tie for “When Paul has faced obstacles, he has good putter as well,” Landry said. “All areas
second place in the final event of 2002, the had enough mental toughness to find a way of his golf game are excellent.”
Liberty Fall Golf Classic, which the team to get back in the present moment, and get Carey, a business finance major, says he
won. Carey fired a two-day score of 145, back into his routine,” Landry said. plans to eventually go back to Ireland after
shooting 71 and 74 respectively. By maintaining a good attitude on the he graduates from Liberty. “I would like to
These stats are phenomenal, considering course, Carey has been able to become the be involved in golf somehow, but not really
the fact that Carey did not begin playing predominate leader on a young team, on a professional level. I love amateur
golf until the age of 15. It was only when he which is comprised of 10 freshmen. golf,” Carey said.
realized that he possessed a talent for the However, Landry said that Carey is looked Meanwhile, the humble Irishman will
sport that the stocky Irishman was willing upon as a leader for many reasons. continue to lead Liberty’s golf team to
to trade in his soccer ball for a golf club. “Paul has a good heart, and he likes peo- excellence, as the teams seeks to become a
“I was late on the scene,” Carey said. ple. He also has a desire to succeed and a dominate force this season. MIKE TROXEL
“My dad got me into golf. I played at a golf willingness to learn. All of these things go TEE TIME — Senior Paul Carey had the lowest aver-
course called Coorstown, where they had a beyond the golf course and into life itself.” age on the team by a stroke during the fall season.
Coach Royer beats former team Kutztown twice
By Chris Humphreys, reporter for the Flames and gave up one final Bulldogs run scored on an McClain. Each had three hits lead to 4-3. But, that was as
run over 5.2 innings. Billy error by Flames second base- and an RBI for Georgia. Matt close as Liberty would get.
In a game that wasn’t official- Daniels earned the victory by man, Larry Wayne York. Woods picked up the win by Earlier in the week, the
ly scheduled until the night throwing 2.1 scoreless innings to In Georgia’s half of the third throwing 3.2 innings of scoreless Flames lost to the VCU Rams 7-3
before, baseball Coach Matt finish the game for Liberty. inning they scored four runs, relief. on Tuesday. Cla Meredith picked
Royer squared off against On Saturday, Liberty played three of which unearned, on a Michael Schaeffer took the up the win, and Brian Marshall
Kutztown, his former team, in a the first of two games against wild pitch, two hits, a walk, and loss for the Flames giving up six notched his second save of the
doubleheader. In game one, the Georgia Bulldogs. Five of three errors. runs over 5.2 innings. Jeremiah season for VCU, while Michael
Todd Mittauer earned the victo- Georgia’s seven runs scored over Georgia blew open the game Boles smacked a solo homerun Schaeffer took the loss for
ry and Richard Johnson notched the first six innings were in the eighth inning. With a 7-3 for the Flames. Larry Wayne Liberty. York, Cloninger and
his first save of the season for unearned as the Bulldogs lead the Bulldogs scored seven York had two-run single in the Bryan each had two hits against
Liberty. Matt Haverly took the cruised to a 14-5 victory in runs on three hit batsmen, two top of the fifth to cut Georgia the Rams in the losing effort.
loss for Kutztown. Cloninger led Athens, Ga. With the loss, walks and four hits. The Flames
the Flames with three hits. Liberty fell to 3-6 on the season. scored two runs in the top of the
Rusty May and Josh Carter each Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of ninth for 14-5 score.
had two hits for Liberty. the third the Bulldogs took Sean Ruthven picked up the
In the second game the advantage of three Flames win for the Bulldogs by going six
Flames would need an extra errors and a wild pitch to score innings and surrendering three
inning to get the 2-1 win. John four runs. Flames starting pitch- runs on five hits. Bechtold took
Yearsley got the scoring going er, David Bechtold sandwiched a the loss for the Flames despite
with a solo-shot in the top of the pair of strikeouts around pair going 4.1 innings and giving up
sixth inning for Kutztown. singles and a walk that loaded just two earned runs.
However, Liberty answered in the bases. Liberty was led at the plate by
the bottom of the sixth on With the bases loaded and Bryan and Phillip Laurent. Each
Laurent’s solo-blast to right. two out Bechtold unleashed a had two hits for the Flames.
In the bottom of the eighth, wild pitch that scored Georgia’s Laurent hit a solo homerun in
Doug Bechtold drew a lead-off first run of the game. Lee the first inning.
walk and advanced to third on Mitchell reached on an error by Georgia completed its sweep
York’s single. Laurent then Flames catcher Erich Cloninger of their two-game series against
drove in Bechtold for the win that also scored the second run Liberty University with a 8-3 vic-
with a single to left field. of the inning. tory in Athens, Ga. on Sunday.
Laurent finished with two hits Then, Flames third baseman Georgia improves to 9-3 on the
and drove in both of the Flames Chad Bryan committed an error year while Liberty falls to 3-7.
runs. allowing the third run Bulldogs The Bulldogs were led by JOHN FISHER
Phillip Thomson got the start run to score. The fourth and Justin Holmes and Justin LONG BALL — Phil Laurent had his first collegiate home run against Kutztown.
GOLF RESULTS, MARCH 2ND MEN’S TENNIS FROM MAR. 8 MEN’S BOX SCORE, MARCH 7 WOMEN’S BOX SCORE, MARCH 9
Liberty baseball this week on 90.9 The Light APPY STATE 5, LIBERTY 2
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from Worthington Stadium
Team 1. E. Cohen (ASU) def. Rino 6-2, 6-3 Gill 0-2 0-0 11 1 0 Jenner 3-6 4-6 2 0 10
1. Liberty 310-309 - 619 (+31) 2. Aneiros (LU) def. Ormsby 6-3, 7-5 Bynum 2-4 1-3 2 1 6 Rosser 5-7 2-2 6 0 14
2. South Car.-Aiken 308-319 - 627 (+39) 3. Shuster (ASU) def. Pihl 7-5, 7-5 Arrington 5-17 2-4 2 0 17 Henry 6-15 2-2 4 5 16
Tuesday, March 11: vs. the 11th 3. Armstrong Atlantic 326-309 - 635 (+47) 4. A. Cohen (ASU) def. Bell 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 Popoola 3-7 4-5 7 1 11 C. Scott 2-7 3-3 0 0 7
5. Taylor (ASU) def. Malagrino 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 Brockman 3-16 0-0 5 7 8
ranked Wake Forest Demon 4. Wright State
315-321 - 636 (+48)
321-324 - 645 (+57) 6. Stapleton (ASU) def. Moylen 1-6, 6-1, 6-1
8 O’Brien 2-2 0-1 2 2 4
Deacons, 2:30 p.m. 6. Tenn.-Chattanooga 328-320 - 648 (+60) Doubles
Goodin 0-0 0-0 3 0 0 Vinson 1-1 1-2 2 0 3
7. Seton Hall 330-334 - 664 (+76) Prince 1-2 0-0 2 0 2 O’Dell 1-1 0-0 0 1 3
1. Aneiros/Bell (LU) def. Zaharias 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 Mills 1-1 0-0 1 1 2
E. Cohen/Ormsby 9-8 TOTALS 36 9 55 S. Scott 2-7 0-1 2 0 4
Friday, March 14: vs. the Charleston LU Individual
2. Shuster/Nius (ASU) def. TOTALS 28 16 71
1. James Yoo 76-75 - 151 (+5) FG: 17-50, 34.0%. FT: 14-23, 60.9%. 3PT:
Southern Buccaneers, 2:30 p.m.* T2. Andrew Turner 76-76 - 152 (+6)
7-18, 38.9% (Bynum 1-2, Arrington 5-11, FG: 26-63, 41.3%. FT: 12-17, 70.6%. 3PT: 7-
3. Rino/Malagrino (LU) def. Popoola, 1-2, Holcomb-Faye 0-3). Blocks: 24, 29.2% (Rosser 2-3, Henry 2-8, C. Scott 0-
T15.Joseph Norman 81-79 - 160 (+14) Stapleton/A. Cohen 9-7
20. Paul Carey 77-84 - 161 (+15) 4 (Gill 2, James, Zaharias). Team Reb: 6. 2, Brockman 2-10, O’Dell 1-1). Blocks: 2
*Tentatively scheduled for broadcast T21.Jordan Mitchell 83-79 - 162 (+16) Steals: 8 (Gill, Bynum 2, Popoola, (Jenner 2). Team Reb: 4. Steals: 9 (Jenner
WOMEN’S TENNIS FROM MAR. 8 Holcomb-Faye 3, James). 2, Henry 3, C. Scott, Brockman 3).
APPY STATE 6, LIBERTY 0 #2 LIB FG FT R A PTS
#1 LIB FG FT R A PTS
Singles Okotie Tharp 6-12 4-4 4 3 18
5-11 2-2 10 1 14
1. Beaulieu (ASU) def. Cotuna 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 Martin Palaimaite 1-1 1-2 9 1 3
5-9 4-4 5 1 15
Sarchet Feenstra 10-17 8-10 13 0 28
2. Finkowska (ASU) def. 2-4 0-0 5 0 4
Jasinskaite 2-4 0-0 3 1 4
4 more days until
A. Gonzalez-Dorado 6-1, 6-1 Monceaux 3-10 0-0 3 1 7
Mantlo Staugaitiene 2-6 4-4 1 2 9
3. Berger (ASU) def. 3-11 2-6 6 4 8
Ward Dawson 0-0 1-2 1 0 1
C. Gonzalez-Dorado 6-2, 6-1 0-2 0-0 2 3 0
F. Williams Leonard 2-4 1-6 1 2 6
4. Moody (ASU) def. Solc 6-1, 6-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Turner Foreid 3-8 2-7 3 1 8
5. Altenburger (ASU) def. Cho 6-2, 6-0 1-2 1-2 2 0 4
H. Williams Walker 2-3 0-0 3 3 4
0-1 0-0 1 1 0
Doubles Butler 0-2 3-4 3 0 3
TOTALS 37 11 52
1. Finkowska/Altenburger (ASU) def. Margevicitue 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
FG: 19-50, 38.0%. FT: 9-14, 64.3%. 3PT: Sousa 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Cotuna/A. Gonzalez-Dorado 8-3 5-21, 23.8% (Okotie 2-3, Martin 1-5,
2. Beaulieu/Kirven (ASU) def. Anderson 0-0 0-0 2 2 0
Monceaux 1-5, Mantlo 0-4, Ward 0-1, TOTALS 48 15 84
Solc/C. Gonzalez-Dorado 8-1 Turner 1-2, H. Williams 0-1). Blocks: 10
3. Berger/Moody (ASU) def. FG: 28-57, 49.1%. FT: 24-39, 61.5%. 3PT: 4-
(Okotie 2, Martin, Sarchet 2, Ward 5).
Garman/Hermann 8-0 7, 57.1% (Tharp 2-3, Staugaitiene 1-2,
Team Reb: 3. Steals: 10 (Martin, Sarchet,
Leonard 1-2). Blocks: 5 (Feenstra 4,
Monceaux 4, Mantlo 4).
Staugaitiene). Team Reb: 5. Steals: 10
The Lady Flames are now looking for (Staugaitiene 4, Leonard, Foreid 3, Walker 2).
C l a s s i f i e d s its first NCAA win. In fact, LU has won
one NCAA Division I tourney game. In
2000, LU baseball beat Seton Hall 10-2
in the NCAA Regionals.
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Cutting down the nets
Coach of the Year Carey Green breaks out the scissors to cap a seventh championship
CUT IT OUT — The Lady Flames captured the Big South, while 25th ranked Utah lost last week. Could this be Liberty’s time to crack national prominence, and maybe win a first round game?
Coming up in LU Sports...
NCAA Tournament selection
Flames fall inches short in semifinals
after which Chanticleer for- to take over.
show, 3/16 on ESPN, 5 p.m. By Andrew Martin, reporter
ward Tony Darden hit a Okotie hit a jumper in the
Track & Field jumper to the tie the game at lane to bring it to a two-pos-
The Big South Men’s 51 a piece. session game. Two minutes
3/15 NCAA Indoor National
Tournament started with The Flames then inbounded later, he hit another big three-
Champs, Fayetteville, Ark.
excitement, but ended in dis- the ball and drained the shot pointer that not only brought
Baseball appointment for Liberty fans clock down to five seconds the game even closer at 51-54,
3/11 vs. Wake Forest, 2:30 p.m. after winning the first game when but also brought the
3/12 @ North Carolina, 2 p.m. 63-61 in overtime against Monceaux fans to their feet
3/14 vs. Charl. Sou., 2:30 p.m. Coastal Carolina, then losing hit his game- Liberty 63 with 1:51 left in the
3/15 vs. Charl. Sou., 2 p.m. the second round game 55-52 winning second half.
3/16 vs. Charl. Sou., 1 p.m. versus Radford University. jumper. Coastal Okotie led the
In the overtime thriller ver- 61
Monceaux Carolina Flames in scoring
sus the Chanticleers, freshman scored eight with 25 points, on
3/15 @ Georgia Sou., 1 p.m. DH phenom Jeremy Monceaux points in the contest; includ- 11-for-15 shooting.
scored the game winning shot ing six of the team’s eight in The next series for the
on a runner in the lane with the overtime session. Flames caused the crowd to
3/12 M @ Richmond, 2:30 p.m. 7.9 seconds left on the clock. The Chanticleers were able erupt even louder. With less
3/15 W vs. Winthrop, 2 p.m. Coastal Carolina gained to extend their lead to eight than a minute to play in the
3/17 @ UNC Asheville, 2 p.m. possession of the ball with a points with just over three game, junior Gabe Martin
Golf little over one minute to play minutes to go in regulation, drained a three pointer to the
in overtime. They passed the but that’s when Flames senior tie the game at 54 all.
3/13-14 Treasure Coast Classic, ball around for 22 seconds, JOHN FISHER
54 holes, Port St. Lucie, Fla. forward Vince Okotie decided Please see MBBALL, page 13 FADE AWAY — Vince Okotie had 25 points vs. CCU.