november 26, 2012
Vol. 65, Issue 13 COLLEGIAN UTBcollegIan.coM
Serving the univerSity of texaS at brownSville and texaS SouthmoSt college
From tenured to ‘terminated’
committee made up of professors
… at UTB/TSC that is going to
review our grievance.”
At least 89 faculty members
By Joe Molina Business professor appeals UTB’s ‘reduction in force’ action have received termination
Collegian editor notices that take effect next May,
according to university officials.
Professor Marvin Lovett, In an article published Nov.
a recipient of the University 19, UT-Brownsville Provost
of Texas System Regents’ Alan Artibise said he expects to
Outstanding Teaching award begin notifying staff as early as
in 2010, faces termination May February whether they will be
2013 due to UTB/TSC’s reduction retained.
in force. Lovett’s attorney is also
Lovett was hired by Texas assisting nearly a dozen other
Southmost College in 1983 as UTB/TSC professors, some
an instructor and achieved full tenured, to fight to keep their
professor status in Fall 2007. jobs.
He currently teaches in the Allegations of age
university’s School of Business. discrimination are also included
According to his résumé, Lovett in several of the grievances,
earned a bachelor of science Courtesy Photo including Lovett’s.
in psychology and sociology, a “Especially because it appears
master of business administration UTB/TSC faculty members Michael O. Quantz and Marvin G. Lovett (second from right) are flanked by UT-Brownsville that they are now retaining
and a doctorate of higher President Juliet V. García and Provost Alan Artibise in this 2010 photo after being recognized for excellence and younger professors that are not
education in administration and innovation in teaching at the undergraduate level by the University of Texas System. even tenured … they are tenure-
supervision. track,” Ramirez said.
When he received his Association staff attorney has been “shifting and changing continue,” Ramirez said. “And the The university has informed the
termination notice last July, appointed by the Texas Faculty reasons” when providing the other thing they are saying is that TSTA attorney an investigation
Lovett said he felt disappointed Association to advise Lovett in cause for Lovett’s termination. ... there was going to be a reduction will be conducted in regard to the
and surprised, and was concerned his termination appeal process, “They have been saying that in the student population and age discrimination allegations.
for the future of the university. Lovett said the reasons for his there is going to be a program that hasn’t happened.” “I do have options, of course,”
In a telephone interview termination were “rather vague change, and, of course, I think Asked about the status of replied Lovett when asked if he
Nov. 16 with Lovett and Russell and inconsistent.” that’s disputed because Dr. Lovett’s grievance, Ramirez had alternative employment
Ramirez, a Texas State Teachers Ramirez said the university Lovett’s program is going to replied: “There is supposed to be a See TENURED, Page 5
New beginnings Looking past the horizon INTERNATIONAL
Deadlines near for study abroad EDUCATION WEEK
TSC adopts new logo, hires 5 employees
By Marlane Rodriguez international students, projects
ThE COLLEGIAN such as International Education
Week and the Study Abroad
The Study Abroad program program.
gives students a chance to live in Paroiatnikova encourages
another country and experience students to travel.
another culture while earning “We need to think globally,
UTB/TSC credit hours. but it’s not enough anymore,”
Alla Paroiatnikova, executive she said. “You also need to
director of the Office of Global
Engagement, supervises the
activities conducted by the
travel to really get a global
The more you read about the
office, including dealing with See HORIZON, Page 8
Texas Southmost College President Lily Tercero shows the college’s new
logo to the board of trustees during the Nov. 15 meeting in Gorgas Hall. The
logo was approved by the trustees.
By Alex Rodriguez that are “modern and wearable”
ThE COLLEGIAN in the campaign. He wants to
include images of students and
The Texas Southmost College Gorgas Hall on all of the ads to
board of trustees has approved show the community “we are TSC,
a new logo for the college, a
marketing campaign and hired
five new staff members.
we are here to stay, we are here to
grow and help this community.”
The board hired three
Don Breeden, of the Breeden/ administrators and two staff
McCumber/Guerrero advertising members: WOMEN’S SOCCER TO
agency, introduced the new TSC
logo along with the company’s
--Mike Shannon will serve
as the associate vice president
Stacy G. Found/Collegian
plans to brand the college with of Student Services. Shannon UTB/TSC freshman communication major Leticia Montiel (left) and freshman
the words: “tradition, innovation, previously served as the assistant psychology major Alyx Paz receive information from junior sociology major
opportunity.” dean of Student Life at South Omar Martinez after looking at the scrapbook on the wildlife of Costa Rica
Breeden said he would use Texas College --Marti Flores is the during the Study Abroad Fair, held Nov. 14 in the Endowment Courtyard. The
newspaper ads, billboards and new dean of Health Career and university will sponsor a study abroad trip next May to Hacienda Barú, Costa
specialty items such as T-shirts See TSC, Page 5 Rica, where students will study reading and writing.
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POLICE REPORTS................2 EDUCATION WEEK..............7 ESPAÑOL...........................10
OPINION .................................4 BORDERLINE.........................8 SPORTS..............................11
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november 26, 2012
THE Name: Circle K International (CKI)
COLLEGIAN Established: 2009
Purpose: To be the leading global community service
The Collegian is the multimedia organization on college and university campuses that enriches the
student newspaper serving the world one member, one child and one community at a time.
University of Texas at Brownsville Governor of Texas-Oklahoma District: Sanjuana Zavala
and Texas Southmost College. The President: Hugo Cuellar
newspaper is widely distributed Vice President: Alexandra Huerta
on campus and is an award- Secretary: Brandon Muñiz
winning member of the Texas Treasurer: Adalberto Lara
Intercollegiate Press Association. Editor: Andre Muñoz
Adviser: Eloy álvarez, assistant director of Student Life.
Community service: Volunteers at Keep Brownsville Beautiful
Joe Molina events, Texas Adopt-a-Beach Cleanups and at the Gladys Porter
Zoo’s “Boo at the Zoo.”
Online Editor Meetings: 5 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month in the
Monica Cano Student Union’s Salón Gardenia.
Courtesy Photo Membership requirements: Must be a UTB student with
Webcast Editor a grade point-average of 2.0 or higher and must have at least
Michelangelo Sosa Members of Circle K International include (front row, from left) Joey completed at least 70 percent of attempted courses.
Archer, Yaribel Caraveo, Dyna Elizondo, Vice President Alexandra Dues: $40 per year
Spanish Editor Huerta, Texas-Oklahoma District Gov. Sanjuana Zavala and Adalberto For more information: call Cuellar at 517-9045, e-mail cki.utb.
Viridiana Zúñiga Lara. Back row: President Hugo Cuellar, Jose Torres, Secretary Brandon firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/CKIUTB
Muñiz and Christian Muñoz. --Compiled by Eréndira Santillana
Cori Aiken Police Reports The following are among the incidents reported to Campus Police between Oct. 29 and Nov. 4.
Vanessa Garduño Monday, Oct. 29 students told her that they had with anyone who does not have after a warrant for his arrest was
Roberto Hernandez 1:21 p.m.: A faculty member seen two private pictures of her a permit to park in Lot Y and to issued on charges of evading
reported his iPhone 4S as missing. on the phone of another student contact Campus Police so that arrest and criminal trespassing.
Copy Editor The faculty member said he called from the same high school. The they could handle the situation. A resident assistant reported a
Héctor Aguilar his phone several times and that student said one of the photos was There have been four similar man matching the description
he had just received a response of her in her bra and underwear reports filed involving the same entering an apartment in Casa
Staff Writers minutes before. The man who and the other was of her nude. faculty member. A copy of the Bella. A Campus Police officer
Kaila Contreras answered said he had purchased The student was advised to file report was forwarded to the Dean knocked on the apartment
Alex Rodriguez the phone from two other people a report with the Brownsville of Students Office and the faculty door, spoke with the student
Marlane Rodriguez for $150 thinking it was an iPod. Independent School District member’s supervisor. and recognized him as a man
Magaly Rosales The faculty member told Campus Police Department since the high 9:37 p.m.: Two students who had been issued a criminal
Samantha Ruiz Police he would contact the man school is in their jurisdiction. reported being stalked by a trespass warning on Oct. 18 for
Eréndira Santillana to meet with him in order to A B.I.S.D. police officer told a man while skateboarding along violating curfew and for being in
retrieve his phone. The Campus Campus Police officer that the Gorgas Drive. The students said possession of drug paraphernalia
Photographers Police officer advised him to juvenile from Lopez showed those they were approached by a man inside the student housing
Michelle Espinoza inform him when they would photos to others while he was in they had met before but did not complex. He was asked what he
Stacy G. Found meet so he could be present for the McDonald’s next to Tandy know well who yelled out one of was doing inside the apartment
Miguel A. Roberts investigation purposes. Hall and has the photos of the their names. Because they didn’t and was advised to turn around
Wednesday, Oct. 31 UTB student stored in his phone. know him, they were scared, with his hands behind his back.
Cartoonist 2:08 p.m.: A faculty member Thursday, Nov. 1 began speeding away on their He then fled from the officers to
Bryan Romero reported that a student had fallen 4:34 p.m.: A campus visitor skateboards and yelled at the man the bottom of the stairs and to the
asleep in his class and was not reported being approached by a to leave them alone. The man parking lot where police lost sight
Student Media waking up after the class ended. faculty member almost every day then began chasing the students, of him. Inside the apartment,
Director The student showed signs of as she dropped off and picked but did not go beyond Gorgas police found the student’s bag
Azenett Cornejo drowsiness and slurred speech. up her children from the music Hall. The students continued to and eventually obtained the
The student stated that the academy in Eidman Hall. The skateboard toward Casa Bella student’s phone number. Police
Student Media medication he was taking made woman said that a few times at the until they eventually lost sight tried calling the number to speak
Coordinator him drowsy and he sometimes beginning, the faculty member of the man. They said they had to the student or someone he was
Susie Cantu falls asleep. Emergency medical would knock on her vehicle’s seen the man on campus before with but the person on the other
services were called and reported window, yell at her and tell her but he never carries anything. A end of the phone kept hanging
Secretary II the student’s vitals as normal. The that she could not park in Lot description of the man was given up. The next day, a Campus Police
Ana Sanchez student declined transportation Y because it is a faculty parking to Campus Police. The students officer spoke with someone from
but was advised to rest and not lot. The faculty member then were advised to call Campus an attorney’s office and advised
The Collegian drive until he was fully recovered. started walking around her car Police if they see the man again them that the student needed to
Student Union 1.28 He was advised by Campus Police and would act like he was on the and that they could contact the turn himself in to Campus Police
80 Fort Brown to visit Student Health Services if phone with someone. The woman department if they feel unsafe or on Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. On Nov. 6,
Brownsville,TX 78520 he needed a place to rest. reported that he is scaring her need an escort at night. the student turned himself in and
Phone: (956) 882-5143 4 p.m.: A student reported and her children. Campus Police Sunday, Nov. 4 was transported to the Carrizales-
Fax: (956) 882-5176 that at 12:20 p.m. that day two contacted the faculty member 10:30 p.m.: A student turned Rucker Detention Center.
e-mail: email@example.com Brownsville Lopez High School and told him not to make contact himself in to Campus Police --Compiled by Samantha Ruiz
Food For FineS For more information, call 882- registration and package pickup Texas Higher Education For more information, call
Campus Police is sponsoring 5937. will be from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. and Coordinating Board Student nursing Secretary Lourdes
a Food for Fines Drive. Non- comedy SHow the race will begin at 8 a.m. After Representative until Dec. 7. Requena at 882-5070.
perishable food items may be The Communication Council the race, there will be “Reindeer Nominations can be dropped off utB radio JoB
donated in lieu of paying for presents a “Comedy Show” at Games” inside the REK Center. at the Dean of Students Office in The Office of Student Media
parking citations issued before 7 p.m. Friday in the International For more information, call 882- the Student Services Building. For is seeking applicants for UTB
Dec.31 Donations will be accepted Technology, Education and 5972. more information, call Student Radio advertising manager
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday Commerce Center. Tickets are HeraldinG tHe HolidayS Affairs Administrative Secretary for Spring 2013. Applications are
through Friday until Jan. 13, $5 at the door and there will also UTB music majors will Melissa de la Rosa at 882-5141. available in Student Union 1.28.
2013, at the Campus Security be a concession stand. For more perform at 6:45 p.m. Dec.1 at rn-BSn online proGram Submit your unofficial transcript,
Center. Suggested food items information, call 882-7025. the Arts Center for their second The deadline for applications résumé and the application by
include baby formula, boxed JinGle Bell Jaunt annual scholarship fundraiser. for the UTB/TSC College of 3 p.m. Dec. 5 to the Student
macaroni and cheese, canned The REK Center will host Admission is $12 for children Nursing’s RN-BSN Online Media office, located in Student
fruit and vegetables, packaged its fifth annual “Jingle Bell under 12 and students with a valid Program has been extended Union 1.28. Applicants must have
dry noodles, rice, soups, Vienna Jaunt” 5K race around campus ID, $10 for orchestra and $15 for to Dec. 7. Applicants must a cumulative 2.5 grade-point
sausages and Spam. For more from 6:30 a.m. to noon Dec.1. balcony seats. Purchase tickets at also submit a copy of their average or higher. UTB/TSC does
information, call 882-7201 or Festive attire is encouraged for www.utb.edu/tickets or call 882- UTB transcript, their current not discriminate based on gender,
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. the event. Register at the REK 7025. RN license, CPR card and race, color, national origin,
Halo 4 tournament Center or online at www.utb. Student rep nominationS immunization record form. religion, disability, age, veteran
The Student Union will host a edu/campusrec. The entry fee Nominations are being Students accepted into a nursing status or sexual orientation. For
“Halo 4 Tournament” at noon is $10, $8 for students and $12 accepted for the UT System program are required to clear a more information, call 882-5143.
for late registration. Race day Student Regent and security background screening. --Compiled by Kaila Contreras
ON CAMPUS 3
november 26, 2012
Second in state
Chess team competes in Houston
By Michelangelo Sosa The top scorers at the competition
Stacy G. Found/Collegian Courtesy Photo ThE COLLEGIAN were Nemcova and Morales, with
3.5 points each. The UTB/TSC teams
Sandwiches, wraps and cookies are laid out Mike’s Taste of Chicago’s special pizza The UTB/TSC Chess Team took a competed against 33 people.
for members of the food board to taste during contains sausage, onions, green peppers and moment’s reprieve from schoolwork to “Our main goal is to play as well as
Delicious Desserts’ presentation Oct. 19. mushrooms. compete in the prestigious Texas State we can at the Pan Am competition in
Collegiate Competition Championship Princeton, New Jersey,” Bachmann
Food board mulls proposals in Houston, earning second place.
Sponsored by the Texas Chess
Association, the competition was held
said. “We know that we’re going to
have to train as hard as we can if we’re
going to make it this year. This year is
Mike’s Taste of Chicago and Delicious Desserts at the Hilton Hobby Airport Hotel Nov. going to be very exciting, and this past
9-11. competition was really great practice.”
vie to sell food at campus locations The chess team lost the championship Grand Master Mauricio Flores, who
to the University of Texas at Dallas. did not compete in Houston, won an
By Samantha Ruiz McCreary said students didn’t like the Texas Tech University placed third. online collegiate tournament Nov. 4.
ThE COLLEGIAN past food vendors because they didn’t listen “The three big ones are UT-Dallas, UT- Bachmann placed third.
to what students wanted, which is what his Brownsville and Texas Tech [University] “The [UTB/TSC] chess [team]
Two restaurants are awaiting a decision restaurant cares about the most. and we managed to hold off Texas Tech competed against other contenders
on who will serve food in three locations on The university’s food board is in the and get second place,” said Douglas from other schools around the state of
campus: the Student Union’s El Comedor, process of deciding which restaurant will Stoves, director of Residential Life and Texas to get practice,” Flores said. “The
the café at the University Boulevard Library be selected, said Douglas Stoves, director of Collegiate Chess. “The players are doing team has been doing really well, but in
and the kiosk in Tandy Hall. Residential Life and Collegiate Chess. really well, and I’m always astonished the end it’s all going to come down to
There has also been a recommendation The board has already received the at what the team can do when they’re how we perform in the Pan American
to have some type of “grab-and-go option” proposals, seen the presentations and made asked to perform in competition.” Intercollegiate Chess Championship. I
for food in Casa Bella, UTB/TSC Purchasing site visits. The next step is for them to decide Seven of the nine members from know we are going to perform well.”
Director William Dodd said. on a recommendation to send to university the “A” and “B” teams competed In the online competition, the whole
Maximum ThroughPut, a company doing officials, Dodd said. in Houston: Grand Master Axel team played but only Flores and
business as Mike’s Taste of Chicago, and “All three of those have been done. Now Bachmann, International Master Bachmann placed.
Delicious Desserts were the only restaurants it’s up to the committee to formally turn all Max Cornejo, Women’s Grand The Pan American Intercollegiate
that responded to the request for proposal that in,” he said. “Then based on the choice Master Katerina Nemcova, Women’s Chess Championship is the most
(RFP), Dodd said. of the committee, a recommendation will International Master Luciana Morales, important chess competition in the
Delicious Desserts serves sandwiches, be made to university officials. … Then Women’s International Master Daniela Western Hemisphere. The competition
salads, breakfast and lunch plates, soft drinks we’ll open negotiations with whoever is de la Parra, Jeffrey Serna and Armando will take place Dec. 27-30 at Princeton
and snacks in the café by the University recommended.” Cortez. University.
Boulevard Library and operates out of its Though the kitchen in the Student Union’s
kitchen in the International Technology,
Education and Commerce Center (ITECC).
El Comedor is in bad condition, Dodd and
Stoves said that both potential vendors said
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service in the ITECC because its service “Each of [the vendors] have said that
there is under a different contract, Dodd they can offer, just like they said in their
said in an interview with The Collegian last presentations, daily specials probably with
Wednesday. some sort of steamer tables so when the
Mike’s Taste of Chicago is a restaurant at customer comes in they don’t have to wait
2100 E. Price Rd. that serves hot dogs, pizza, for an order to be prepared,” Dodd said.
sausages, hamburgers and snacks. Stoves said: “More like a cafeteria line
Sofia Martinez, owner of Delicious than a buffet. Both had grab-and-go options
Desserts, said her restaurant should serve … because they understood time constraint
on campus because they already have the of students running from one class to the
“We’re already working with the students Dodd said the board is hoping to have a
and we know what the students like and contract executed by the end of November
want, and I think we can do a good job,” and the new vendor would be ready to serve
Martinez said. food in Spring 2013.
Michael McCreary, one of the officers of Chick-fil-A will continue to serve food
Maximum ThroughPut and owner of Mike’s until the Christmas holidays.
Taste of Chicago, said his restaurant serves a The food board consists of six staff
variety of food ranging from American and members and seven students, with Stoves as
Italian to Greek and Polish. the chair.
“I’ve had a number of students talk to me Junior sociology major Carlos Gutiérrez,
about it and they eat in my place and they who is one of the students on the board, said
said that they wished that we would be there students are looking for a healthy, affordable
[on campus],” McCreary said. “They would and student-friendly restaurant.
like to be able to get pizza by the slice.” See FOOD, Page 5
november 26, 2012
~Letter to the Editor~
Get with the program,
Cornyn and Cruz
Texas is not Wyoming or Idaho.
It is a very diverse state, perhaps the
most in the United States.
What a sad scene to have as United
States Senators John Cornyn and Ted
Both have pledged to do all they can to
thwart any of President Obama’s attempts
to move the nation in a progressive and
Yet, Texas will soon be blue, and that
should mean no Sen. Cornyn after 2116,
and no Sen. Cruz after 2018.
How much harm can they do in their
I fear a lot, but perhaps congressmen-
-from both parties--who wish to see
the nation become embracing of its
diversity--will override the Lone Star
State’s reactionary duo.
Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky
Letters to the editor must include the
name, classification and phone number
of the author or the letter cannot be pub-
lished. Opinions expressed in The Colle-
gian are those of writers and do not nec-
essarily reflect the views of The Collegian
or UTB/TSC administrators. The editor
reserves the right to edit the letters. Send
your letters to email@example.com.
The other iThin
life I lived Naughty k
By Viridiana Zúñiga
Being away from home is anything but
easy. I often find myself hankering to see
or Nifice? Abeen, Nice,
my parents, my friends, the orange tree
in my yard, and my old faithful dog. Oh,
boy! It has been hard being away from
my cherished Matlapa, a town in San Luis
Potosí, México, my little piece of heaven.
“I think I’ve
been nice what
As I recall, the best phrase I heard
as child was “Wake up! We are in and, well,
Matamoros!” I used to pinch my arm just if I had a
to see if it was real, that I was there. Then, choice to get
to bring you?
when the holidays were over and we had to something
go back to Matlapa, I would cry for one or for Christmas
two days, missing my beloved Matamoros. it would probably
But time changes everything. Today, I be money.
live in Matamoros, but one or two days of John Sánchez Lots of money, “I’ve been nice and for
crying are not enough to demonstrate how Biology freshman so I could Christmas I would
much I miss Matlapa. buy whatever like a brand-new
Daring to look back reveals my I want--money to give away to my laptop [computer],
vulnerability, a touch of nostalgia. I see girlfriend and family, and money for preferably an
my childhood, my street, my siblings school because I am broke and everyone Apple, simply
singing an old song, my mother combing needs money right now.” because I need it
my hair in the morning, my father reading for school. It’s not
a book to us at bedtime, the first time I something I just
rode a bike, the first friend I ever made--I “Well, I would want, because I’m
see my story. like for him to going to need it for
Going back to the place that used to bring me a school assignments.”
be my only home is strange, exciting and car because I
melancholic. It brings me back to a life really do need Amy Rodriguez
that’s part of me, but that is not my life a car to go to Communication sophomore
anymore. It is part of another life I lived, work and go
and that I loved. A life that shaped my to school. I “If I was nice, I would
personality, my dreams and my beliefs, a don’t like asking like Santa to bring
life that was always kind to me. people to give me me a bunch of new
It is nice to go back where everyone rides to places and games for PS3
is happy to see me and I’m happy to see stuff like that.” [entertainment
them. system], mostly so
The best phrase that I read now is Daniela de la Cruz I could be playing
“Bienvenidos a Matlapa.” Everything Engineering physics- video games this
has changed, but remains familiar. I’m bioengineering freshman vacation with my
finally there, the place of my thoughts, brothers.”
my refuge, my home. I run to my house,
I whistle at my dog, I say “good evening” Carmen Valdez
to my neighbors and I see Mom and Dad. -- Compiled by Alex Rodriguez Nursing freshman
Everything’s all right. It’s like I never left. -- Photos by Bryan Romero
ON CAMPUS 5
november 26, 2012
Making plans for the future
Continued from Page 1 Because Lovett worked for TSC before its
partnership with the University of Texas at
options. “I have a business that I have Brownsville, he believes he has an option for SGA backs Rock ’n’ Beats; to do honor code surveys
been operating for a number of years in employment at TSC after the partnership is
marketing and I can always turn to that, completely dissolved in 2015. By Magaly Rosales Senior
but I am more concerned for other faculty He said he is concerned for his colleagues ThE COLLEGIAN management
who may not have a ‘Plan B.’ ... Fortunately, who have been “negatively impacted” by the major Carlos
I do have that. I don’t wish to exercise it, of UTB/TSC’s faculty “right-sizing.” The UTB/TSC Student Government Solitaire III asks
course; I didn’t expect to exercise it.” “We have many very admirable Association will support a music festival the Student
According to the UT-Brownsville web individuals who have been treated unfairly on campus with a $300 donation. Government
page on transition matters, “Present UTB and it’s very tragic,” Lovett said. “I am so During its meeting last Tuesday, the Association to
employees who once worked for TSC, prior sorry for all the stress and anxiety that senate approved Resolution No. 15, titled help support the
to the 1991 Partnership, will be offered they’ve gone through and continue to go “Rock and Beats Festival,” which allocates Rock ’n’ Beats
employment by TSC, as per the original through today.” no more than $300 for the event. Festival during
“The Rock ’n’ Beats Festival is a last Tuesday’s
free music festival that we have done senate meeting.
comprehensive planning manager, said the during the last three years,” said senior
TSC city will accomplish this by using the current management major Carlos Solitaire III.
Continued from Page 1
sidewalk on International Boulevard in “We had all different kinds of [music] will then develop the code and present it.
Technical Education. Flores is the current front of the university, then renovate the genres.” “We have some ideas, but we want to
Allied Health Department chair and director corner of International Boulevard and SGA Vice President of Administration see if our ideas are what students want
of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography University Drive to help cyclists and hikers Karla Lozoya said: “From my so we can, kind of, take what students
program at UTB/TSC. cross the street to the sidewalk that will be understanding, this event has a good say and what we say … and see how we
--Arnold Gonzalez was named chief extended by 14 feet. The trail will end at the turnout of students.” can mix everything together,” College of
information officer. Gonzalez previously Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course. Solitaire said the festival draws high Liberal Arts Senator Marisol Cervantes
worked as the manager for specialized Brownsville City Manager Charlie Cabler school kids, their parents and the parents said.
services at Hitachi Consulting. told The Collegian the city is seeking a grant of the band members. During committee reports, SGA Vice
-- Julieta Ontiveros and Luz Hernandez of $675,000. “Everybody comes out and supports President of Historical Archives Elizabeth
were named senior administrative After the meeting The Collegian asked one another,” he said. “A lot of this talent Ayala thanked the members of the senate
assistants. Ontiveros previously served TSC President Lily Tercero about UT- is based in [UTB/TSC], plus Valleywide. who helped out during the Winter Bash
as the academic program coordinator for Brownsville transferring the function of It’s a fun event.” Dance held Nov. 17.
the Regional Academic Health Center. providing dual enrollment courses to TSC, The event will take place next April, About 40 students attended the dance,
Hernandez was a customer service as was announced by UTB on Nov. 15. Solitaire said. according to Ayala. The event collected
representative at the Brownsville Public “Dual enrollment normally has been Also approved was Resolution No. toys and blankets for the needy for
Utilities Board. affiliated with community colleges and as 16, which allows the involvement of the Christmas.
Nine other positions are available and TSC goes to become a fully comprehensive senate in UT-Brownsville’s Honor Code “I think you all did a good job, those of
posted on the TSC website (www.tsc.edu), community college, it’s a very natural Committee by gathering student input you who put effort into it,” Judicial Affairs
including director of human resources, transition that TSC take over that area,” using Survey Monkey and collecting Coordinator and SGA Adviser David
associate vice president of instruction and Tercero said. students’ suggestions at various locations Marquez said. “In addition to collecting
director of educational technologies and The Collegian also asked Tercero if TSC on campus. gifts and toys for children, it was an
curricular innovation. would keep the same Dual Enrollment staff. The committee is in charge of developing opportunity for you to work together and
Trustees also voted to support a grant “What normally we have been doing is an honor code for the university and build that chemistry of teamwork.”
application by the City of Brownsville to that we have basically stated that all our will survey students on what they think The SGA will not meet again until the
the Texas Department of Transportation positions are going to be open positions and should be included in the code. The panel Spring 2013 semester.
Enhancements Program for the Brownsville that everybody will have the opportunity to
Historic Battlefield Trail Fort Brown apply and be considered if they are qualified
Connection. candidates for the positions,” she replied.
The plan would extend the existing “So it may be that you find some individuals
hike and bike trail through Fort Brown to that were formally part of the dual credit
connect the three historic battlegrounds of that join TSC when we get those positions
the Mexican-American War. open and set up and the programs set up by
Ramiro Gonzalez, the city’s the fall of 2013.”
FOOD restaurants on a scale of one to five on topics
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that range from the variety of food offered
“I think [because] we’re surrounded by to the knowledge of the university culture
unhealthy foods, the most important thing during the presentations Oct. 19.
is that we have a healthy variety from which The board also conducted site visits in
we can choose,” he said. “Not only that, but which they surveyed the atmosphere and
also that it will be affordable for all students; cleanliness of the restaurant.
other than being healthy, that it has good “You more or less get a feel of how they
quality standards and that the person in are,” Gutiérrez said.
charge of the food must be interested in Any questions or comments on food
working with the students.” vendors can be directed to Stoves at 882-
Members of the board rated the 7191 or Dodd at 882-6553.
november 26, 2012
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK 7
november 26, 2012
Maria Teresa Christl
(left) and Peter
and Austrian exchange
the donauwalzer, an countries
Austrian dance, Nov.
12 at the Student
Union. A total of 478 miGuel anGel roBertS/Collegian
from 43 different here Graduate computer science major Liudmila
Szetlova of Moscow, Russia, describes what
countries attend UTB/ the country is like during a presentation Nov.
TSC. 14 in Cardenas Hall North 231.
Stacy G. Found/Collegian
Students describe life
Polish higher Professor Waldemar
Kowalski, of Jan Kochanowski
Bryan romero/Collegian in Belarus and Russia
education University in Kielce, Poland,
talks about the higher
Graduate physics major Darkhan Tuyenbayev
presents information about his country,
By Michelle Espinoza
in spotlight education system in that
country during a presentation
Kazakhstan, Nov. 13 in Cardenas Hall North.
Students from Russia and Belarus talked about
Nov. 13 in the Education
and Business Complex’s
Establishing their native countries as part of International
Education Week at UTB/TSC.
Salón Cassia. Kowalski
also discussed the possible
its identity Artemiy Bogdanovskiy, a senior physics major,
spoke about Belarus, which is bordered by Russia,
student and faculty exchange By Héctor Aguilar Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia.
between UT-Brownsville and ThE COLLEGIAN “Forty percent of the territory is covered in
Jan Kochanowski University. forest,” Bogdanovskiy told about 40 people
micHelle eSpinoza/Collegian Apples, eagles, camels, horses and yurts gathered in Cardenas Hall North 231 for the
are all characteristic of the Kazakh culture, presentation on Nov. 14.
Literature lecturer Anna Szczepanek-Guz,
according to Darkhan Tuyenbayev, a
graduate physics major at UTB/TSC.
He also talked about the country’s cuisine.
“We eat a lot of potatoes,” Bogdanovskiy said.
The Republic of Kazakhstan is a “They are called ‘second bread’ sometimes. We
of the Jan Kochanowski University in Eurasian country of 16 million people. prefer natural food; we don’t use a lot of spices.”
Poland, gives a presentation on grammar “American fact book says the country’s He showed photographs and videos to help
classes during English Associate Professor main issue is creating their national UTB/TSC students understand how different
John Newman’s class on Nov. 14. The identity,” Tuyenbayev told about 35 people Belarus is from the Rio Grande Valley.
lecture was part of UTB/TSC’s observance who attended the Nov. 13 presentation Graduate computer science major Liudmila
of International Education Week. in Cardenas Hall North 231. “That’s why Szetlova informed students about Russia. She is
Stacy G. Found/Collegian we’re always trying to say something from Moscow, its capital.
about our country, so people will know Szetlova spoke about Russia’s climate, religion,
cuisine, holidays and education.
See KAZAKHSTAN, Page 11
lesson micHelle eSpinoza/Collegian
UTB/TSC students learn about the French
lifestyle from junior business major Sontot
Gauthier and senior engineering physics-
mechanical major Anne-Sophie Baudry during
the presentation titled “France: Cuisine and
Fashion,” held Nov. 12 in Cardenas Hall North.
Bryan romero/Collegian By Kaila Contreras
Sophomore engineering physics-computer major
Muhammad Tahir presents information about his France dominated Room 233 in
country, Pakistan, Nov. 15 in Cardenas Hall North. Cardenas Hall North on Nov.12.
The Office of Global Engagement
Student provides hosted “France: Cuisine and Fashion”
as part of International Education Week
information on activities to show UTB/TSC students how
Pakistan’s culture international students, including those
from France, live and what their customs
and regions and traditions are.
Violaine de Quillacq, a senior accounting
By Samantha Ruiz major; Sontot Gauthier, a junior business
ThE COLLEGIAN major; Estelle Delpech and Anne-Sophie
Baudry, both senior engineering physics-
Many people may have preconceived mechanical majors, gave a presentation on
notions of what the country of Pakistan the clichés regarding France, such as the
is like. One might relate the country to Eiffel Tower being used as a radio antenna
deserts and heat but more commonly, and women not shaving.
anti-American sentiments. “This is cliché; don’t imagine that the
During his lecture on Pakistan Nov.15 French are like that,” Quillacq said after
in Cardenas Hall North 233, sophomore the presentation.
engineering physics-computer major The French students also described
Muhammad Tahir cleared some what a Christmas Eve dinner is like
See PAKISTAN, Page 11 See FRANCE, Page 11
november 26, 2012
LOCAL / ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Spotlighting the valley’S moSt intereSting placeS and eventS
In December, Lopez Tamales employs up to
10 people at a time for the various stages
needed to prepare all kinds of tamales their
customers have been enjoying for 30 years.
The embarradoras, or spreaders, spread
masa, or corn dough, on thousands of moist
Owner Eugenia Lopez packs the corn husks before filling them with beef, pork,
tamales for the customer to pick up. chicken, beans, cheese, raisins, peppers, fruit
Depending on the filling, a dozen or any combination the customer desires.
tamales costs between $7.50 Joe molina/Collegian Photos
and $8. Orders can be placed via
telephone at 544-4256, two hours To meet the holiday demand, Lopez
in advance. Tamales, a family owned business at 137
E. Madison St. in Brownsville, prepares the
first of four 400-pound batches of tamales
Irma Hernandez, a llenadora, for December--its busiest month of the
or filler, lines the inside of the year.
prepared corn husks with beef
and pork that have been cooked
with spices for almost 12 hours. It A small order of bean tamales has
takes another two hours on high finished cooking and is ready to be
heat to cook the tamal. packaged.
Pastorela set Cast members of the Catholic Campus
replied: “I think it’s a good
way to start your Christmas
for Saturday Ministry’s pastorela rehearse Nov. 15 in the season in remembering
Newman Center. They are (from left) Eduardo what the season is about and
Padillo, sophomore psychology major; Marcia understanding that we, like
Peregrinación and posada Chapa, biology freshman; Vianney Chavira, the shepherds, have that same
biology freshman; Jéssica Sáenz, biology struggle. I think you can expect
also part of presentation sophomore; David Garcia, engineering that sense of community
technology freshman; and Juan Diaz, because it’s open to students,
By Eréndira Santillana psychology sophomore. students’ families and the
ThE COLLEGIAN eréndira Santillana/Collegian community.”
Campus minister. U T B / de Belén,” among others. A posada, or reception, will
The Catholic Campus The evening’s activities TSC students who are members Catholic Campus Ministry take place after the play in
Ministry will present a begin at 6:30 p.m. with the of the Catholic Campus Ministry President Lucas Gomez said the the SET-B courtyard. UTB/
pastorela, or shepherd’s play, peregrinación, or pilgrimage, and community volunteers, pastorela will be a humorous TSC’s Office of Student Life
at 7 p.m. Saturday in the SET-B in which Joseph and Mary’s will present the pastorela in way of learning the biblical will provide refreshments and
Lecture Hall. search for lodging is re-enacted. English and Spanish. story of the birth of Jesus. entertainment.
“The pastorela traditionally The pilgrimage will start at the As part of the event, the “You can expect to laugh; Admission to these events is
is the story of the shepherds SET-B Lecture Hall, proceed to actors will perform a repertoire [there] will be both Spanish free.
and their journey to the Christ the Endowment Courtyard and of Spanish Christmas carols, or and English jokes,” Gomez For more information, call
child, and their struggle with then return to the lecture hall villancicos. The songs include said. Lysaght at 541-9667 or send an
good and evil along their path,” before the start of the play. “El burrito de Belén,” “Los Asked what the audience can e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
said Lisa Lysaght, Catholic Fifteen performers, including peces en el río” and “Campanas expect at this event, Lysaght
UTB Radio a finalist Television Network at Rowan
University for “Fifth Annual
for national award
Telethon Supporting Make-A-
Wish Foundation,” and Loyola
See RADIO, Page 11
College Broadcasters Inc. has Station Manager Moises
honored UTB Radio as a finalist Grimaldo accepted the award at UTB Radio staff are (from left)
in the 2012 National Student CBI’s National Student Electronic Music Manager Robert Ruiz,
Production Awards for its “College Media Convention, held Oct. 23- Student Media Coordinator Susie
Radio Day” event held in October 26 in Atlanta, Ga. Cantu, News and Information
2011. UTB Radio was a finalist in the Manager Cleiri Quezada and
Student Media Coordinator Best Community Service category. Station Manager Moises Grimaldo.
Susie Cantu and UTB Radio Other finalists were the Rowan SamantHa ruiz/Collegian
competitive advantage when under study abroad, Guijosa studying abroad is a wonderful major Amy Rodriguez is among
HORIZON looking for a job.” said. way to expose students to new the students who wish to travel
Continued from Page 1
Guijosa said studying abroad The trips must be paid for cultures. abroad. Rodriguez is planning
country you’re visiting, the more can brighten a student’s a month before departure. “We are becoming such to attend the photojournalism
excited you get, Paroiatnikova perspective and help them Financial aid covers only the a global village,” Rehman course in Spain next May.
said. The better prepared you mature. tuition, and extra money left said. “We are connected and “It will be a new experience for
are, the more you enjoy your The study abroad trips over from financial aid can be interconnected with other me, not only to go somewhere
trip. available next May are reading used for travel and lodging. places, cultures and people, so else and travel and learn, but it
Larissa Guijosa, the Study and writing in Costa Rica, Scholarships and it is our advantage to go abroad will be a great experience just to
Abroad coordinator for the photojournalism in Spain sponsorships can cover the and travel.” travel, to experience the outlook
Office of Global Engagement, and business in Denmark and lodging and travel costs. The He said students who wish of other places,” Rodriguez said.
takes care of incoming exchange Sweden. Office of Global Engagement to study abroad should have an This would be Rodriguez’s
students and outgoing students Spanish in Spain, criminal has scholarships available for open mind and be prepared to first time abroad. She has visited
who wish to study abroad. justice in France and London students. see things that are being done the Office of Global Engagement
Guijosa said students should and environmental change in Students must have a 3.5 differently. for assistance.
study abroad for several reasons. New Zealand are available for grade-point average, but if they “Our ways are not necessarily “They answered questions I
“It’s a great experience for a Summer I and French in Paris are active and their grades are better or more appropriate,” had concerning study abroad,”
student, not only academically, for Summer II. strong, that will be taken into Rehman said. “Our way of doing she said.
but you’re exposed to a new The deadline for the May and consideration, Guijosa said. things is one way of doing things, Students may call the Office
culture, a new language. You summer programs is Dec. 9 and Communication Professor other people may do the same of Global Engagement at 882-
learn your survival skills,” she April 13 for Fall 2013. The cost Sharaf Rehman will teach his things but slightly differently, 7092 or visit between 8 a.m. and
said. “It adds greatly to your of the trips varies and can be third study abroad course next and both are equally valid.” 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
résumé; it’s always a really good found on UTB/TSC’s website May in Spain. Rehman said Sophomore communication in Lightner Center 104.
november 26, 2012
10 NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL
26 de noviembre de 2012
Más allá de las fronteras Estudiante
Se acerca la fecha límite para estudiar en el extranjero
Por Marlane Rodríguez
Guijosa dijo que estudiar en
dinero que sobra, puede usarse
para el viaje y alojamiento.
el extranjero puede ampliar Becas y patrocinadores pueden
El programa de Estudios la perspectiva del alumno y lo pagar el alojamiento y viaje. La
en el Extranjero ofrece a los ayuda a madurar. oficina de Global Engagement
estudiantes la oportunidad de Los viajes para estudiar en el tiene becas disponibles para
vivir en otro país y conocer otra extranjero que tendrán lugar en estudiantes.
cultura mientras ganan créditos mayo son: lectura y escritura en Se requiere que los alumnos
académicos de UTB/TSC. Costa Rica, periodismo gráfico tengan un promedio de 3.5, pero
Alla Paroiatnikova, en España y administración de si son activos escolarmente y miGuel anGel roBertS/Collegian
sus calificaciones son buenas,
pueden ser considerados. Nombre: Marah Martínez álvarez
El profesor de comunicación Edad: 19 años
Sharaf Rehman impartirá clases Especialidad: Educación Bilingüe
por tercera vez en el extranjero Clasificación: Estudiante de segundo año
durante mayo en España. Fecha de graduación: Primavera 2015
Rehman dijo que estudiar fuera Promedio: 4.0
es una forma maravillosa de Ciudad natal: San Benito
exponerse a nuevas culturas. Pasatiempos: “La repostería, la cocina, manualidades y aprender
“Nos estamos convirtiendo [técnicas de] maquillaje profesional”.
en una población global”, dijo ¿Cuáles son tus metas? “Pues tengo muchas metas a corto,
él. “Estamos conectados e mediano y largo plazo. Las metas más concretas que te podría
interconectados a otros lugares, decir son: mantener mi promedio, graduarme con honores de la
culturas y gente, así que viajar al universidad y de esta manera poder convertirme en una maestra
extranjero es nuestra ventaja”. bilingüe que pueda transmitir sus conocimientos y habilidades a las
El profesor dijo que los futuras generaciones”.
Stacy G. Found/Collegian alumnos que deseen tomar ¿Por qué escogiste la especialidad que actualmente
clases fuera del país deben ser de estudias? “Escogí ser maestra porque durante mis años de
Estudiantes se reunen para recibir información sobre los viajes disponibles mente abierta y estar preparados preparatoria realicé ‘servicio social’. En dicho servicio, les enseñaba
para estudiar en el extranjero, durante el evento de Study Abroad, el 14 de para entender que las cosas se a niños pequeños de escasos recursos a leer en inglés y en español.
noviembre en el Endowment Courtyard. hacen en forma diferente. Fue al estar frente a un salón de clases, al estar enseñándole a esos
“La manera en que hacemos pequeñitos [descubrí que mi vocación] era convertirme en maestra,
directora de la oficina de negocios en Dinamarca y Suecia. las cosas no son necesariamente que eso iba a ser lo que más iba a disfrutar en mi vida”.
Global Engagement, supervisa Español en España, derecho mejores o más apropiadas”, dijo ¿Quién es tu inspiración o modelo a seguir? “Mis padres,
actividades como atender a los penal en Francia y Londres Rehman. “Nuestra forma es sólo porque ellos siempre me han educado con valores y principios
estudiantes internacionales y cambio climático en Nueva una forma de hacer las cosas, que son primordiales. [Dichos valores] me han abierto puertas en
y trabajar en proyectos como Zelanda son los viajes disponibles alguien más puede hacer lo la vida. Mis padres me han enseñado a no darme por vencida, a
la Semana de Educación para Verano I; francés en París mismo, pero un poco diferente, luchar por lo que quiero y que una actitud positiva, la dedicación
Internacional y el programa de tendrá lugar durante Verano II. pero ambas son igual de válidas”. y la constancia son las claves para un buen futuro y por eso quiero
Estudios en el Extranjero. La fecha límite para los Amy Rodríguez, estudiante honrarlos siempre con mis logros”.
Paroiatnikova invita a los programas de mayo y los de de comunicación de segundo ¿Cuál sería tu trabajo ideal? “Ser directora en uno de los
estudiantes a viajar. verano es el 9 de diciembre y año, está entre los alumnos mejores distritos del estado, como San Antonio o Houston o trabajar
“Necesitamos pensar para Otoño 2013, el 13 de abril. interesados en viajar. Rodríguez de catedrática en la universidad”.
globalmente, pero eso ya no es ¿Qué técnicas usas para estudiar? “Siempre tomo notas y
suficiente”, ella dijo. “También procuro estudiarlas una semana antes de cada examen. Como soy
es necesario viajar para tener una persona muy visual, me gusta usar varios colores al tomar notas
realmente una experiencia y me sirve mucho [también] hacer diagramas y mapas conceptuales.
global”. De [esta] manera puedo resumir la información y se me facilita el
Según la directora, entre estudio”.
más lea el estudiante sobre ¿Cuál es tu consejo para los alumnos de nuevo ingreso?
el país que va a visitar, estará “Que aprovechen todas las oportunidades que se les brindan como
más emocionado; pues, si el alumnos de nuevo ingreso, que acudan a todos los eventos. Les
estudiante se prepara, disfrutará recomiendo también que utilicen los recursos de la escuela, como
más del viaje. talleres y laboratorios y se involucren en grupos estudiantiles”.
Larissa Guijosa, la Anécdota: “Una vez cuando iba llegando a mi clase de álgebra,
coordinadora de Estudios en el me acuerdo que era un martes por la mañana, me encontré a uno
Extranjero de la oficina de Global de los muchos gatos que había aquí en la universidad. [Como]
Engagement, es la encargada de yo detesto los gatos, [cuando] un gato empezó a aproximarse y
los estudiantes extranjeros de Foto de Cortesía empezó a maullar muy fuerte, me asusté y lo que hice fue hacer
intercambio y de los que desean mucho ruido para intentar ahuyentarlo [pero] sucedió todo lo
estudiar fuera. Victoria Bouchot, una estudiante de tercer año de pedagogía (de izquierda), contrario. Por eso traté de acelerar el paso y cuando volteé el gato
Guijosa dijo que hay varias Jonathan Cruz y Katerina Nemcova, estudiantes de segundo año en venía persiguiéndome; entonces corrí [porque] me asusté mucho.
razones por las que los alumnos comunicación aparecen en Praga, la capital de la República Checa, donde Cuando llegué a [Cárdenas Hall] ‘North’, a la fuente, estaban [ahí]
deberían estudiar en otro país. llevaron un curso de fotoperiodismo en mayo del año pasado como parte muchos de mis amigos vieron que venía corriendo y quien me venía
“Es una gran experiencia para del programa de estudios en el extranjero de UTB/TSC. persiguiendo era un gato. Desde entonces, siempre se acuerdan de
un estudiante, no sólo en el esa anécdota y se ríen mucho”.
ámbito académico, sino también El precio de los viajes varía, pero planea asistir a las clases de --Recopilado por Eréndira Santillana
porque están conociendo están disponibles en la página de periodismo gráfico en España en
una nueva cultura, un nuevo UTB/TSC, en la sección de Study mayo del próximo año.
idioma. Adquieres habilidades Abroad, dijo Guijosa. “Será una nueva experiencia
de sobrevivencia”, dijo ella. “Le Los gastos del viaje deberán para mí, no sólo ir a otro lugar y
da más valor a tu currículum; ser cubiertos un mes antes de viajar y aprender, sino que sería
siempre es una ventaja la fecha de salida. Financial aid una gran experiencia sólo viajar
competitiva muy buena al buscar sólo cubre la colegiatura, pero el y entender
descansa en una
rama de árbol del
de la Biblioteca de
la Universidad del campus Bryan romero/Collegian
6 de noviembre.
Rubén Garza, un técnico de Coca-Cola repara el relevador del compresor
Héctor aGuilar/Collegian de una máquina de refrescos en Student Union el pasado 5 de noviembre.
november 26, 2012
Women’s soccer advances to 2nd round
of NAIA national tournament
By Marlane Rodriguez Red River Athletic Conference
championship Nov. 10, shutting Athlete
out Texas Wesleyan University
The UTB/TSC Women’s 6-0 in Cedar Hill.
Soccer Team has advanced to “I think they closed out the Name: Monica Mendes
the second round of the NAIA season great, they had a 6-0 win Classification: Sophomore
Courtesy Photo Major: Kinesiology
Women’s Soccer National Soccer in the conference championship Position: Defender
Championship Tournament, and game, which is huge,” UTB/TSC The UTB/TSC Women’s Soccer Team celebrates after defeating William Carey Hometown: Almeida,
will compete against Oklahoma Athletics Director Todd Lowery University 2-1 on Nov. 17 at Hattiesburg, Miss. The team has advanced to the Portugal
City University at 6:30 p.m. today said. “I think they’re going to Sweet 16 round of the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Soccer Championship Favorite soccer player:
in Orange Beach, Ala., the site of have their chance to win.” Tournament and will play Oklahoma City University today in Orange Beach, Ala. “Cristiano Ronaldo because one
thing that I really love about
this year’s national tournament. The volleyball team, which is [him] is that he never gives up
UTB/TSC advanced to the the 2011 NAIA defending national MVP of the tournament. championship tournament, and he always works hard to
Sweet 16 by beating William champion, stacked up eight 2012 On the Second Team All- trained last week and headed reach his goals and his team’s
Carey University 2-1 on Nov. 17 All-Conference awards after Conference squad were senior for the national championship goals and I think, for me, I’m
in Hattiesburg, Miss. Freshman defeating the University of St. outside hitter Erica Chimak and tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, that kind of person that likes to
work hard and give everything
midfielder Nicole Heer and Thomas-Houston Nov. 10 in the freshman setter Katarina Bursac. last Friday. Its opponent had not for the team.”
senior forward Leah Russell Red River Athletic Conference Joksic also earned the Front yet been determined as of press Who is your role model?
scored the goals. tournament finals Nov. 10. Row Player of the Year award; time. “My family, my parents. I have
Head Soccer Coach Nik Junior outside hitter Danica Barros, Libero of the Year; and If both teams win their a very good relationship with
Barjaktarevic said he feels Markovic, junior right-side hitter Bursac, Freshman of the Year. respective national tournaments, my parents and they always help
me. They are next to me when
fantastic about the win. Michelle Marques, sophomore Outside hitter and defense it will be the first time two teams I need [them]. Even if I don’t
“It’s the first time we actually middle blocker Vanja Joksic, specialist Lauren Berletch win nationals in UTB/TSC need them, they are there. They
qualify for the Sweet 16,” junior middle blocker Ana Guerra and Markovic also earned the history. are my big support, they are
Barjaktarevic told The Collegian and senior right-side hitter Paula Champions of Character Award, “If we were to win two in one everything for me. It’s more than
Nov. 19. “It’s an amazing feeling Barros all made a spot on the First according to a news release from year, that would be absolutely I can explain, it’s something so
for the team.” Team All-Conference. Markovic the Athletics Department. amazing,” Lowery said. “I What are your goals for the
The women’s soccer team, was also named the RRAC player The team, which earned a first- definitely think anything is season? “My long-term goal is
with a 15-3-1 record, won the of the year and Marques, the round bye in the NAIA national possible.” to go to the nationals and be a
champion. My personal goals
are to improve my skills over
Pumas team member Bibiana Martinez (left) tries
here in soccer, give everything
to intercept the ball from Hustlaz team member for my team, work super hard
Hustlaz Tiffany Hernandez during a Co-ed Indoor Soccer
Tournament game held Nov. 9 in the REK Center. The
to help them reach our goals
and everything that I can do for
Hustlaz defeated the Pumas 14-9 and advanced to my team is always more than
important. Everyone has an
the championship game, in which they defeated the
important role on the team.”
Halcones 11-6. In the men’s division championship, How long have you been
Colegio San Francis defeated Barcelonitas 8-6. In the playing soccer? “I started
women’s division, the Pumas edged the Hustlaz 8-7. playing soccer when I was 4
Bryan romero/Collegian years old. I started to play with
boys until I was 12 [years old].
PAKISTAN FRANCE KAZAKHSTAN RADIO In Portugal you have to play
Continued from Page 7 Continued from Page 7 Continued from Page 7 Continued from Page 8 with your team when you’re 13
years old. So, I moved from a
misconceptions and said he for them. They usually start and people will recognize our University’s WLOY, for its “Both boys’ team to a girls’ team and I
hopes students can see another with champagne, foie gras, or country.” Feet In: Conversations with People started to play soccer.”
side of Pakistan. goose liver, and oysters. The He described Kazakhstan as Experiencing Homelessness.” What sparked your interest
in soccer? “My father was a
Tahir, who has been in the main course is either capon, or a modern country that tries to Texas State University station keeper; he was a goalkeeper
United States for two years, is chicken, or a seafood platter. diversify its economy so it does KTSW won first place in the for almost 20 years. Since I
from Islamabad, the capital of For dessert, they enjoy a yule log not have to depend on oil. category for its “Fifth Annual My was born, actually, we always
Pakistan. from a bakery or homemade, or Kazakhstan gained its Radio Fest.” played soccer, played sports. It’s
The national language in gourmet coffee and chocolates. independence from the Soviet The 2012 National Student something that was born with
Pakistan is Urdu and its official “Many people ask us to Union in 1991. Its largest city, Production Awards had more than What was one of your best
language for government is prepare French food, but French Almaty, which comes from the 700 submissions from universities moments? “I played for my
English. is not just the main meal; we Kazakh word for apple, is the in 12 categories. national team under [age]
Many people think Pakistan have the appetizer, we have the home of the bountiful fruit in the College Broadcasters Inc. 19 and we qualified for the
is all desert and heat; however, main dish, we have the dessert, southeastern part of the country. represents students involved in European championship this
summer in [Antalya], Turkey.
Tahir said the weather differs we have the cheese … so, yeah, The Kazakh people have been radio, television, webcasting and It was something like whoa. We
among Pakistan’s provinces. it’s a lot, but we don’t eat in so a nomadic culture, transporting other related media ventures. lost the semifinal against Spain
There is every kind of much quantity,” Quillacq said. their portable houses, known as It ensures a commitment to 1-0 in the last minutes. It was the
weather in Pakistan, he said. Jesus Lopez, a freshman yurts, on camels’ backs to any education and the student pursuit first time that any Portuguese
Unlike in the United States, international business and place they need to go. of excellence through active national team could play in the
European or big tournament. In
in Pakistan people wear red for finance major who attended the Hunting with eagles is another involvement in electronic media. UTB my best moment of the year
their wedding because it is the presentation, said he learned Kazakh tradition because these UTB Radio, a part of the Student was when we won this game last
color of love. White is used for some new details about French birds of prey are more effective Media Department at UTB/TSC, year and then we qualified for
funerals. culture. than humans at capturing prey. joined more than 250 college radio the first round in the nationals.”
The majority of the “I didn’t know that they have The presentation also depicted stations across the country Oct. 11, What is your favorite
food? “Bacalhau à brás; it’s
population in Pakistan follows so many stages when they eat,” herds of horses galloping on the 2011, to mark College Radio Day. a Portuguese food, it’s codfish
the Muslim religion. Lopez said. “They always have Kazakh steppes. The aim of College Radio Day with potatoes and eggs and
Pakistan’s culture is a mixture lunch between noon and 1 or Tuyenbayev’s lecture was part is “to harness the combined vegetables. Everything with fish,
of religion and tradition with dinner always between 7 and 9.” of UTB/TSC’s observance of the listenership of hundreds of fresh fish, everything healthy.
some modernization, Tahir Gauthier explained the International Education Week. thousands of college radio listeners That’s why I miss my food over
said after the lecture. importance of knowing the “The purpose is to bring throughout North America What would you like to
Asked what he wants difference among cultures. awareness to the different and to celebrate the important share about your country?
students to get from his “I think it’s good to learn about cultures we have at the university contribution of college radio,” “My country is a small country,
lecture, Tahir replied: “I want other cultures for you personally and allow students to get to according to www.collegeradioday. it’s not too big. We have almost
to show them a good side and professionally,” he said. know other countries and other com. 10 million people and that’s it.
It’s a really nice country and it’s
because mostly in news and This semester, UTB/TSC is ways of thinking and to think Cantu attributes the award to safe. If you go there people are
in media there are bad things home to five French students. more broadly; in a few words, the hard work and dedication of really nice with you. The view
[shown]. It’s not like what they International Student to globalize ourselves,” said the UTB Radio staff, the volunteer is awesome and we have a lot of
think it’s like.” Adviser Aragelia Salazar said Aragelia Salazar, an international DJs and members of the Booking, beaches. … Portugal is a special
Tahir’s lecture was part International Education Week student adviser who works for Promoting and Marketing student country because it’s small but
has a lot of wonderful things to
of UTB/TSC’s observance of is celebrated throughout the Office of Global Engagement, organization, formerly the Student see and to visit.”
International Education Week. United States and began in 2000. which sponsored the event. Radio Club (SRC). --Compiled by Héctor Aguilar
november 26, 2012