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The Valley Vanguard
Monday Saginaw Valley State University’s student newspaper since 1966
February 18, 2008 No. 18
Vanguard photo/Adam Baudoux
two incidents of
domestic violence worthy
on campus SVSU celebrates
By Mary Oakley
The valley vanguard
Valentine’s Day at
A domestic violence case last week
in the First Year Suites was investigated alentine’s dancegoers cupid-
further by University Police. shuffled and cha-cha’d the night
According to police, a student away in downtown Saginaw’s
assaulted her younger sister, a minor, who
“There were some issues with her not Student Association Campus Events Director
obeying her older sister,” University Police Vanguard photo/Adam Baudoux Jeanna Byers estimated that 200 people attended the
Chief Ron Trepkowski said. “Whether she Tournament bound – With victories over Lansing Community College and Northern Oscar-themed event.
did it willingly or whether she was egging Kentucky last weekend, SVSU hockey earned a spot in the national tournament. “We think sales were lower this year due to the
on her sister, but ... her sister got upset and snow days,” Byers said. “We have about the same
ended up getting in a fight with her.” attendance as last year, but it usually increases from
According to Trepkowski, the student Icers advance pionships in Minnesota next man Pat Miller. year to year.”
Light snacks were available for attendees upon
was arrested and the younger sister was month. The Norsemen were able
taken to St. Mary’s hospital to receive to national Friday night the Cardi- to slip two goals past Sag-
their arrival, and a buffet-style dinner was served in
the multi-story, chandelier-lit banquet room. Dancing
some care for bruises and a cut. nals routed Northern Ken- inaw goalie Brad Altenbernt
The student was charged with tournament tucky 11-5 after a close game during the period but could
followed the dining experience courtesy of a guest DJ,
and an open bar was available throughout the night.
domestic assault, a misdemeanor, and is through the first two periods not catch up. Nursing sophomore Tracy Scovill came with a
currently out on bail. The court hearing By Adrian Nida despite five Saginaw goals With just under seven group of friends.
is scheduled for next month. Trepkowski The valley vanguard in the first. Assistant captain minutes left in the period, “We decided it would be really fun to get all
believes the student’s punishment pay Jake Trombley commented on Trombley scored a fourth dressed up like we did back in high school and have
is minor, but this depeonds on her past the team’s play. goal assisted by senior for- a night out on the town,” she said. “I feel like I’m
police record. At the start of their sea- “We played pretty shaky wards Brian Jensen and Nate
“It was a nice evening to get out on the town
“We ended up arresting her for son, the club hockey team the first period, but put it all Engstrom.
and have a wonderful dining experience and dance,”
domestic assault because the sister was knew they would go far. And together in the 3rd.” The team stayed strong communications and Spanish sophomore Holly Plewa
beat up,” Trepkowski said. “Now, they they have. Junior defenseman Chris through the remainder of the said, who was with her date, chemical physics junior
will handle that internally as well. What The team took part in McGuire scored the first goal period with a 5-2 lead, the Joshua Shea. “It’s probably my favorite event of the
we do is we just do our paperwork and the regional tournament over assisted by forward freshmen fifth and final goal of the pe- year.”
then the prosecutor will file a complaint, the weekend at TheDow Brandon Clary and Chris riod scored by Miller, assisted “It’s also very prestigious that people are catering
issue a warrant.” Event Center, beating North- Tibaudo. Junior forward Matt by freshman defensemen Ka- to your needs,” Shea added.
Residential Life also took action. ern Kentucky on Friday and Fogal notched Saginaw’s sec- leb Grapp and junior forward SA representatives set up the theme-based
decorations, which included Oscar trophy center
“SVSU has an extremely low Lansing Community College ond goal and Tibaudo scored Doug Greene.
pieces. The event was the third hosted by SA.
on Saturday, securing their the third late into the first, as-
See VIOLENCE, page A2 ticket to the national cham- sisted by sophomore defense- See HOCKEY, page A8 Sara Kitchen
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