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The Collegian • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008 Halloween MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
BET’s Comic View Lady Bulldogs Come out Blazing
By Kirsten Pratt
FAILS, but new COLLEGIAN SPECIAL SECTIONS EDITOR
They ranked five out six last year, but
now they have moved to number three;
expectations of us. Everything she tells us
to do, she has done herself, so she knows
Sitcom Scores!! plus they beat FAMU, a feat not ac-
complished by any team in seven years.
How did SC State’s volleyball team do it?
“We had a rough start [this year],” said
Snr Marketing Major and Team Cap-
we can do it.” Garrett also said that Syl-
van develops her players in athletics and
academics as well as encourages them to
set goals for the future.
The other major factor mentioned by
tain of the Lady Bulldogs, Laura Wa- the Team Captain is to the nine new
ters-Brown.“But once we got used to players added this year.
By Secret Spencer each other we started performing much Garret agrees, “the recruited freshmen
COLLEGIAN ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR
A Dreamgirl’s Nightmare better, especially in the MEAC games.”
Walters-Brown attributes said
this year are great. They are willing to put
in the work and focus. We have much
By RUPA SHENOY ASSOCIATED PRESS much of the success this season to more team camaraderie than previous
As a fan of “Comic View” for quite some time, students’ troubles and pains, and people in general two factors; Coach Millicent Syl- years.”
BET’s latest attempt to re-gain fans’ attention is can share what the characters are going through in van and the new freshmen players. Freshmen Bria Brimmer and Shabree
quite a failure. their day-to-day lives. Jennifer Hudson appealed Sunday for the public’s help in Sylvan who has been coaching at SC Roberson have both been selected as
The newer comedians seem to lack the creativity The main character, Scottie, is the classic profes- finding her 7-year-old nephew, missing since the shooting State for two years now, was the former MEAC players of the week with Brim-
that older “Comic View” comedians are known for. sional student that is struggling to discover what it deaths of her mother and brother. volleyball coach for North Carolina A&T. mer being selected twice.
This show has been a stepping stone in the careers is he is meant to do with his life, while his friends City police, who intensified search efforts in the neighbor- Since NC A&T lost Sylvan, they have Fan support hasn’t increased despite
of many big names in the comedy industry like are also trying to find their way in life after college. hood where the Oscar-winning actress and singer grew up, not been doing as well as they have in the recent success of the team. (3 wins
D.L. Hugley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Rickey A wide range of personalities are represented by also transferred custody of a “person of interest” in the kill- previous years. and 2 losses)
Smiley. the characters in this series; there is the focused ings to state authorities. “They [NC A&T] did well last year, but However, Garrett said that since the
The past few seasons have had their moments, but student, the smoker, the raw and edgy type, and An Amber Alert remained in effect Sunday for young Ju- haven’t won one MEAC game yet this coach made the decision to move the
have not gained the same momentum that long- the confidante. lian King, who disappeared on Friday, the day the bodies season,” said Waters-Brown. games into Dukes Gymnasium, the play- Photo courtesy SC State’s sports information
time fans are used to. Throughout the episodes, the bunch endures of his grandmother, Darnell Donerson, 57, and 29-year-old Junior Accounting Major, Linnie ers have been able to feel the energy of SC State’s 2008 Volleyball Team in their oﬃcial photo with their coach Millicent Sylvan (far right)
While “Comic View” continues to try to maintain several ups and downs that test their personal uncle Jason Hudson were found in the home they all shared Garrett agrees, “Coach [Sylvan] has high the crowd and feed off it. and Assistant Coach Gordon Kirby (far left.)
its audience, BET’s first original series “Somebod- strengths as well as the strength of their relation- on the city’s South Side. The deaths were ruled homicides.
ies” is a hit! Although it is obvious that this series ships. In all, “Somebodies” is a terrific show that is
is low-budget, it brings several interesting points sure to gain many fans, young and old.
to the forefront. Viewers can relate to the college
TRL SC State Takes Another SC State Gives Strong Showing at
Going Off the Air Budget Cut NAAAHP
By Jessica Toomer By Dervedia Thomas By Darian Johnson
COLLEGIAN CONTRIBUTOR COLLEGIAN EDITOR IN CHIEF/NEWS EDITOR COLLEGIAN STAFF WRITER
SC State has suffered a whopping 14.8 return to Cooper to explain what this What do you get when delegates from versity.
Before there was a 106&Park on BET, the hottest show to percent reduction in the budget that cut will mean for each of their depart- HBCU Honors Programs convene to The debate team members were: Mi-
watch was Total Request Live. TRL Finale Live is set to air will result in an across-the-board cuts ments. compete in various competitions and chael Simpson, Jared Lalmansingh, Ja-
Nov. 16 at 8pm ET/PT. in all departments, according to the The TandD quotes Dr. Shirley Martin, elect student leaders to represent their nique Francis, and Chanel Lincoln. Lal-
TRL has delivered for 10 delicious years on MTV. Hosted TandD’s account of President’s George executive committee member object- various institutions? mansingh, who is sophomore physics
by Damien Fahey and Lyndsey Rodrigues in recent times E. Cooper’s executive cabinet meeting ing to the fact that academics will be You get the National Association of major from Trinidad and Tobago also
and originally by Carson Daly, this was she show to see held on Saturday Oct 25. part of the package affected by cuts. African American Honors Programs or won the title of 2nd vice president of
superstars greeting screaming fans inside MTV’s Times The cabinet which is comprised of the NAAAHP. SC State’s Honors Program NAAAHP.
Square studios and out. vice presidents of each department will debate team placed 2nd to Hampton in
TRL is having a huge celebration to mark the end of an SEE BUDGET PAGE 9 the event hosted by Tennessee State Uni- SEE NAAAHP PAGE 3
era. Beginning Oct. 21, TRL will count down to the big
finale with flashback shows on Tuesday, Wednesday and
TRL guests over the years are now big names including News Life Nation Health Money Sports Enter-
the Divas: Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson;
rock stars like Fall Out Boy, Kid Rock, Marilyn Manson and
Korn; mega boy bands like the Jonas Brothers, ‘N Sync and SC State’s Customer The truth behind F is for Fraud.
FEDS indict 3 FAMU
“Oh my Aching Feet.” SC State Takes an- SC State beats Hamp-
A dreamgirl’s night-
Appreciation Week Halloween Page 7 other Budget cut tion 35-13 mare. Jennifer Hud-
the Backstreet Boys; or hip-hop kingpins such as Eminem, Page 3 students in grade Page 8
50 Cent and OutKast. The likes of Will Ferrell, Tom Cruise, Page 2 change scam. Page 11 son looses her Mom.
Rachel Bilson, Zac Efron, Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Hud- Page 5 Page 12
gens, Seth Rogen and Lindsay Lohan are just a tiny sample
of the actors who have graced the TRL stage.
ON THE YARD
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It was More Than Just Football!! The Truth Behind “Get Dressed or Get Out.”
Halloween Savannah State develops student dress code
By Jessica Mosseau, Associated Press Writer By TeNaya Farmer -- Black College Wire
Halloween traditions began in modern other Roman tradition was Pomona, the Sagging. It is a practice that has been During the meeting, the administrators
United Kingdom, northern France and Roman goddess of the trees and fruit. The under attack in recent years. decided that SSU students are encour-
Ireland. These countries celebrated their symbol for Pomona was an apple, thus the On Sept. 2, members of Savannah State aged to dress appropriately on the cam-
new calendar year on November 1, a day tradition of bobbing for apples began with University’s President’s Cabinet ap- pus and will be denied admission to vari-
that concluded the summer harvest period the Romans. proved a new dress code policy during ous functions if their manner of dress is
and began the dark wintertime that was As the spread of Christianity enveloped their monthly meeting which, among inappropriate, said Lelia Robinson.
directly associated with death. the land, November 1 was named All other things, prohibits sagging pants on The new policy is getting mixed reviews
The Celts believed that on the night be- Saints’ Day, a day to honor saints and mar- campus. from the student body. “Do we look
fore the New Year, known as Samhain or tyrs, by the Catholic Church. Many believe Neighboring Jasper County, S.C., has like we are in high school?” said Jasmin
the “Lord of Death,” that the separation that the Catholic pope was attempting to passed a law banning it, and the Savan- Woodson, a Richmond County senior.
between the living world and the dead one replace the evil within this holiday. Later, nah City Council is considering an ordi- On a more positive note, Katie Dixon, a
wasn’t apparent to the ghosts of the dead. the church created All Souls’ Day on No- nance that would strictly forbid sagging senior from Newnan County, agrees with
Throughout Samhain, these ghosts would vember 2, in which the dead were hon- pants. the policy. “It is a good thing. I got tired
return to the Earth. They would cause ored. The fine in Jasper County for sagging of seeing things that should be covered,”
trouble and damage the harvest crops of The trick or treating tradition began calls for a maximum penalty of $500 and Dixon said.
the past season if food was not provided with the All Souls’ Day parades in England 30 days in jail. In other cities across the The policy was approved by the Presi-
to them. With their presence, the Celtic where beggars would ask for food and they nation, including places such as Trenton, dent’s Cabinet. “A change in clothing also
priests could effectively make prophecies would receive soul cakes for a promise to La., and Atlanta, Ga., there have been nu- brings about a change in attitude and
that were vital to the townspeople’s com- pray for that family’s dead relatives. At the merous proposed ordinances to ban the self-confidence. Just take in reference
fort toward the dark winter ahead. beginning of the 20th century, Halloween practice. that if you dress successful, you feel suc-
Generally, the tradition of costume wear- festivities began with communities urging Savannah’s city council joined the op- cessful, and you will become successful,”
ing began at this time when many people parents to take the fright out of the cel- position this past August by considering said Errol Hooper, SGA President.
feared the return of these ghosts. They ebrations. a ban that could be stricter than others. “As college students, we are being pre-
Photo by Lavantai Wynn/The Collegian then wore costumes, usually of animal Because of this, Halloween lost much of The definition of sagging can best be pared to enter the professional ranks of
Half-time performance by the Marching 101 Band heads or skins, or dressed in others dis- its nostalgia. The tradition continued as described as wearing pants or shorts be- many different fields. One general factor
guises and masks to attempt to look like an affordable way to celebrate the holiday low the waist, revealing some or all of an in all of these professions is proper dress,”
the dead themselves. This would help put among a community. It was believed that if individual’s underwear. It is a common said Jennifer Stanley, a junior from Lau-
them out of harm’s way. people offered treats, they could avoid any practice among young men, but in recent rens County.
After the Romans’ conquered the area, Halloween-related tricks on their prop- years some young women have also be- “A change in clothing also brings about
they combined their own traditions of Fe- erty. In the 1950’s, communities began to gun to practice the style of sagging. a change in attitude and self-confidence,”
ralia, a late October day that commemo- make the holiday a more youth-oriented The policy states that the main objec- said Quakeisha Thomason, a senior from
rated the passing of the dead with the experience. tive is to ensure that every student will Liberty County. “Just take in reference
Celts’ existing tradition of Samhain. An- have the opportunity to experience suc- that if you dress successful, you feel suc-
cess inside and outside of the classroom. cessful and you will become successful.”
Photo by Lavantai Wynn/The Collegian
President George E. Cooper with First Lady Diane Cooper on the ﬁeld during the half-time
show NAAAHP CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Rowanna Lalmansingh, said as freshman
she was nervous, not knowing how things
Also holding office as Miss NAAAHP is work yet but was excited and ready to em-
Political science major Chantel Knowling. brace a new learning experience.
As explained on the organization’s web- Rowanna also believes that the NAAAPH
site, NAAAHP is a collection of Honors is a great opportunity for all students.
Programs designed to address the specific Director of SC State’s Honors program
needs of honors education for African- Dr. Harriet Roland said of the delegation,
American students. “I thought they were well prepared. Of
The Conference held annually is attend- three hundred students representing fif-
ed by delegations and directors from 20 teen to twenty schools, we finished well.”
schools that make up the membership of SC State’s 15 student and two faculty
NAAAHP, including North Carolina A&T, member delegation is small when com-
Benedict College and Howard University. pared to the 29 students and three fac-
Students also competed in Quiz Bowl, ulty members attending the conference in
Model African Union, debate and present- 2007.
ed research papers on various topics. The When asked about the nearly 50 percent
conference, held on the campus of Ten- cut in team members, Roland informed
nessee State University in the historic city The Collegian that this reduction was due
of Nashville was a chance for the Honors to budget restrictions on travel.
Programs to showcase the talents of their The 2009 NAAAHP will be hosted by
Photo by Lavantai Wynn/The Collegian Photo by Lavantai Wynn/The Collegian respective members. Florida Memorial University.
SGA President Whitney McCrea (center) on the ﬁeld for the coin toss that starts the game. Band members performing to Chris Brown’s “Take you down” Political Science major and sister of the Photo by Lou Anne Wilkes/The Collegian
elected 2nd Vice President of NAAAHP, SC State Students participating in Model African Union at NAAAHP
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The Collegian • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
Wall Street workers leaving NYC for
By Valerie Bauman, Associated Press Writer
Palin: Election isn’t over till it’s over
Bankers and brokers looking to escape compared with about one out of 100 in By MITCH STACY and MARK WANGRIN, Associated Press
the financial meltdown are scrambling years past.
to relocate their families, possessions Former Wall Streeters also tend to
and rarified talent far from Wall Street bring clients with larger net worth -an- Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin of earning your confidence and your trust and winning always fought for you, and that’s John McCain.”
to places such as Florida, Chicago, Mil- other potential long-term blow to firms had a pointed message Sunday for Barack Obama: This your vote. Palin singled out a man holding a sign that read
waukee, Virginia and Asia. trying to recover from the meltdown - thing isn’t over yet. “And judging from the media coverage, it does seem “Joe the Filmmaker,” a play on the Ohio plumber who
Travis Lacey left investment bank Jef- so boutiques and middle market firms Palin said the Democratic presidential nominee was the coronation is already set,” Palin said. gained national attention for confronting Obama on his
fries & Co. and Wall Street behind in stand to reap the profits. In turn they acting as if he’s already won the election and had al- Obama’s campaign said the claim that he has written tax plans.
Sept. to work for Baird in Chicago. He deliver something that’s currently elu- ready written his inaugural address. an inaugural address is “completely false.” Spokesman “Don’t say I didn’t warn you,” Palin joked. “If you see a
also left behind the nagging sense of sive on Wall Street: stability. Jobs in the “Barack Obama and I both have spent quite some time Bill Burton said the reference to an address came from group of media in your driveway waiting to attack you,
worry that had plagued him since his financial sector can pay anywhere from on the basketball court,” Palin told a raucous crowd of a New York Times report Saturday that former White I apologize.”
company had started announcing lay- $100,000 to well into the seven-figure more than 5,000 at the convention center. “But where I House chief of staff John D. Podesta had written a draft At both stops Palin was joined on stage by her hus-
offs earlier in the year. range depending on location, experi- come from, you have to win the game before you start inaugural speech for Obama and included it in a recent band, Todd, and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist. She was
“Anyone in that environment, you ence and the size of a firm, said Kim- cutting down the net.” book. Burton said Podesta wrote it as a sample address, introduced by Elizabeth Hasselbeck, a co-host of the
never know what’s going to happen,” berly Bishop, vice chairman of Slayton Nine days before the election, Palin was making an- not for Obama but for whoever became the nominee. ABC talk show “The View” who often spars about poli-
Lacey said. “There are a lot of good Search partners, a Chicago-based other push to sway voters in the battleground state of Palin continued her criticism of an Obama economic tics with her more liberal mates on the set.
bankers that unfortunately are at the headhunting firm. Florida, where polls show Republican nominee John plan that she says amounts to socialism, character- “Let me be honest, I was pretty much excited to talk
wrong place at the wrong time, espe- “There’s some talent available to some McCain trails Obama in the fight for the state’s 27 elec- izing him as “Barack the wealth-spreader.” She vowed for a full five minutes without getting interrupted,” Has-
cially in New York.” companies that wasn’t available before,” toral votes. The Interstate 4 corridor between Tampa that McCain would allow people to keep more of their selbeck joked with both crowds.
Corporate headhunters say Wall she said. to Orlando, where Palin was concentrating her efforts money, and accused Obama of not telling the whole In Kissimmee, supporters began lining up outside the
Street’s malaise will lead to a perma- Wall Street workers who are think- Sunday, is where most of the state’s undecided voters truth about what she said are his plans to redistribute Silver Spur Arena at 8 a.m., almost eight hours before
nent talent loss for New York. It could ing about relocating need to be flex- live. It takes 270 Electoral College votes to win the pres- wealth. Palin took the stage.
help small boutique firms become big- ible about income, Bishop said. Some idency. Later, at a rally before about 7,000 in Kissimmee, Palin
ger players with employees they would junior Wall Street workers may be able “You kinda get the feeling that the Obama campaign said: “Florida, you have a choice between a politician “Florida — will you hire us and send us to Washing-
never have been able to lure from the to get more senior positions in smaller thinks this whole election process is just a formality,” who puts his faith in government and a leader who puts ton?” Palin said. “We look forward to you being our
city long-regarded as the world’s finan- firms, getting comparable or better pay. she said. “They’ve overlooked, though, the minor detail his faith in you. There’s only one man in this race who’s boss.”
cial capital. But many more will make less while
“We’re definitely hiring,” said Robert benefiting from a cheaper cost of living
Escobio, chief executive officer of Coral outside of New York City.
“F” Is for Fraud
Gables, Fla.-based Southern Trust Se- “They are going to make less, most
curities Inc., a broker-dealer and in- of them,” said Kurt Kraeger, the man-
vestment banking firm. “Right now we aging director of the New York Office
have the capital, and right now we’re of Robert Walters headhunting firm.
looking to expand. And I think that’s “Even before this (economic down-
what a lot of boutiques are looking to
turn), the same type of positions over-
seas, let’s say, did pay about 20 percent
Feds Indict 3 FAMU Students in Grade-Change Scam
Escobio said in the past few months, less than you would make here ... the
one out of every four or five resumes people who go to smaller firms, often By Christine Thomasos -- Black College Wire
comes from top Wall Street firms -- times the bonuses are smaller.”
Following a year long investigation into illegal grade computer system by installing “keystroke loggers” onto “The university has its own student code of conduct
BUDGETS CONTINUED FROM Junior Social Studies major Kirsten changes, three Florida A&M University students were computers in the registrar’s office. This helped them ob- and in light of the information that has been presented
PAGE 1 Slaten, said another budget cut will be indicted on federal charges after being accused of gain- tain passwords and usernames of the employees in the to us (it) will evaluate the allegation pursuant to the stu-
harmful to the school and agrees that ing unauthorized access to FAMU computer records. office. dent code of conduct and appropriately make a decision
Martin raised concerns about the academics should not be cut. “These Marcus Barrington, 23, Christopher Jacquette, 27, and After FAMU caught on to the conspiracy and reversed about the status of the gentlemen,” Mcknight said.
non-availability of Professors and In- cuts could take students out of school Lawrence Secrease, 22, were charged with five counts the changes, similar changes were made to grades and Despite the allegations, Secrease said he plans to stay
structors, resulting in students having that are struggling,” said Slaten. “Pro- including conspiracy to commit wire fraud, unauthor- residency statuses a second time. The university has at FAMU.
to take a semester off, because they fessors and Instructors should not be ized computer access, and aggravated identity theft. been investigating the matter since November 2007. “I have a year and a half,” he said. “I go to FAMU daily,
will not be able to do the courses they affected, because they have been strug- In the indictment announced by United States At- Secrease, one of the accused, said he is not guilty of any as far I’m concerned I will finish at FAMU.”
need. gling along with us and some have torney for the Northern District of Florida, Thomas F. of the alleged crimes. Instead, the Houston, TX native Andrew Collins,22, student body president, said he be-
Cooper also said he is looking into come from out of town to work here.” Kirwin, allegations were made against the three men, said he surrounded himself with the wrong people, and lieves the justice will prevail.
other means of saving including the This cut is the second that SC State has stating they attempted to alter grades and residency sta- has since distanced himself. “I have no doubt that the university as well as the
number of phones in dorms, supplies, suffered this academic year. In a previ- tuses in the FAMU People Soft computer system. “I don’t know what happened,” said the senior com- young men in question will cooperate with the U.S.
brochures and publications and con- ous Collegian online report, editors The indictment alleged that Secrease, along with Bar- puter engineering student. “As far as I’m concerned, it’s Attorney’s office throughout the investigation,” Collins
tractual services. Travel which is al- Lou Anne Wilkes, and Janique Francis rington and Jaquette, had an effect on the grades of 90 the company I kept. In the end the company you keep said. “I trust that the justice system will carry out its
ready been reduced will be restricted to spoke with students and faculty about students at FAMU and 650 total grades from June to De- really affects a person’s future.” duties and ensure that all those involved are granted a
essential travel. the effects of the previous cut. cember 2007. Most of these students had failing grades Secrease said that fighting through the allegations has fair trial.”
Sophomore English major Markia The report highlighted the dissolou- changed into “A” grades, giving them the opportunity to not been easy. Barrington was contacted, but declined to comment.
Randle described the situation as un- tion of the laptop leasing program, receive thousands of dollars in grants, scholarships, and “There’s a lot of animosity in the air with certain indi- Jacquette could not be reached at press time.
fortunate. “ It’s going to affect us per- reduced work-study opportunities as loans that they would not have received otherwise. viduals that are involved,” he said. “If you have to gang Jacquette and Secrease are currently enrolled at the uni-
sonally,” said Randle, however I think well as cuts made to Honors Program Thousands of dollars were also taken off the tuition up on people to get them to say what you want to say the versity. Barrington graduated in Spring 2008 while the
that we as students will have to learn activities including the Annual Fresh- of some out-of state students, when their residency sta- truth is going to come out.” investigation was still being conducted.
how to manage our money and do man Leadership Retreat and the Lead- tuses were changed to in-state. Avery Mcknight, general counsel for FAMU, said the Christine Thomasos writes for The Famuan, the Florida
whatever we can to maintain financial ership Summit. In order to make these alterations, the indictment university will examine its protocol before making any A&M University student newspaper, which originally
stability.” stated that the three individuals accessed the FAMU major decisions. published this article.
The Collegian • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
The Collegian • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
My Baby Gives Me Purpose
Student Shares her Story of Life after a Teenage Pregnancy STOP!!
Mistreating Your Feet
COLLEGIAN HEALTHY TIP OF THE WEEK
It’s Fruits & Veggies!!
By Kathlyn Stephenson
EDITORS NOTE: This essay was an as- gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. The birth I have had an even greater reason By Dervedia Thomas
COLLEGIAN HEALTH AND WELLNESS
signment written for Dr. Mary Cassidy’s joys, that any newborn brings, took away and motivation to succeed. COLLEGIAN EDITOR IN CHIEF
E-302 class. The essays were modeled af- the shame and pain of my fornication. One might think that it is an awful thing EDITOR
ter National Public Radio’s “This I believe She is now 11 years old, and is an exact that as her mother, I am so far away, but What happens to your feet in Q. Are platforms better? Q. Why do feet smell?
segment,” where people are encouraged to duplicate of my persona - but multiplied my daughter also possesses an under- shoes? This was the question put I know we are all used to hearing how good
write about their personal philosophies by ten. She is both beautiful on the in- standing and maturity way beyond her forth by Podiatrist, Dr. Kevin Ray, A. It depends on the material
and core values. The author wished to re- side and out. years. She knows why I need to advance an ‘07 alum of SC State who owns A. Its due to sweat, dark socks and fruits and vegetables are for our health, but how
it’s made out of. It’s better if its a
main anonymous. I said all this to say that – I had always cognitively, and she understands it is for and operates his own foot clinics in wedge heel and a rubber sole. (not dark shoes contribute to it. White many of us really heed these nutrition facts?
believed everything happens for a reason, the best. She inspires and encourages me Orangeburg and Columbia. leather) socks are better. If excessive, try
Throughout life, events may occur that but my belief was made manifest when I all along the way. Vitamin and mineral supplements - in the form
“Your feet are exactly the same using baby powder to help absorb
cause you to wonder why they happened. received a scholarship for a foreign col- Whenever the burdens of life or college in shoes,” he said “but shoes make Q. What about flip flops? of tablets, liquids and capsules - are encouraged
There are numerous times of regret and lege in the fall of 2006. seem too heavy to carry, and I become your feet act differently.” the moisture. Baking soda or any
in order for us to ensure we get our daily sup-
infinite times of delusion concerning God had plans in store for me all along. discouraged, I think of her and I am re- Ray discussed with an audience powder based substance is also
a particular phenomena. I believe Before I could even fathom the intricacies freshed with the fighting power to go on. of 14 students at the Garnet and effective. ply of these micronutrients (the tiny nutrients).
though, that everything happens for a of traveling to a neighboring island, God My baby gives me purpose. She ‘grounds’ Blue room, the ways in which men However, eating a variety of fruits and veggies
reason. prearranged for me to leave the shores me and causes me to establish a direction and women are setting themselves
Regardless of how horrific a situation of Trinidad and Tobago and travel more for my life – a life which fortunately in- Q. Is it ok to put lotion on my provides a great source of many vitamins and
up for severe pain and discomfort
might be, there is a divine purpose for it. than 2000 miles to pursue my education cludes her. later on in life.. feet? minerals, as well as other natural substances that
It is our individual duty to be optimistic in the United States. Ever day I think about what life would be The discussion entitled “Oh my may help boost our immune system and protect
and realize the purpose of every event Regardless of the sinful act that brought like without her. Where would I be? Who Aching Feet,” on Oct 22, is the
and aspect of our lives. Only then can we my daughter into the world, she was no would I have become? second in a series of discussions
A. Yes, but never between the toes. us from various diseases.
be truly grateful for the gift of life and en- mistake. She was born for many reasons. I truly believe I was blessed with my on this issue sponsored by Brooks These foods are also a great source of dietary
joy it to the fullest. Presently, while I am away at college, she daughter for many reasons. She definitely Health Center. Q. If I have wide feet what should
Growing up, I was always my mother’s replaces me as my mother’s greatest help, changed the trajectory of my life for the fiber, which is important to keep everything
favorite child, her greatest help, and her and her fondest comfort. better. I believe everything happens for a I do? ‘moving’ - if you know what I mean.
fondest comfort. At age 17 I became My mother would have grieved for me reason. This I believe. Q.What is the most common way So now that we have a basic understanding of
pregnant and the trajectory of my life in- in my absence, and vice versa. I perceive that people mistreat their feet? A. Go up a ½ size.
stantly changed. she would have aged qucker than war- the importance of fruits and vegetables, let’s see
A. Wearing these are no different
My life seemed doomed, but worst than ranted had she been left alone at home. A. Both men an women some- that walking around bare-foot. how we can incorporate them into our diet.
that my mother threw me off her pedes- Furthermore, although success has al- What do you believe? share your story, When is the best time to try on
times buy shoes that are too Those shoes are not stable, you You don’t have to be a food scientist to know
tal. I chose not to have an abortion, and ways been part of my agenda, since her email@example.com small or too narrow for their feet. shoes?
risk developing arthritis and with
Squeezing into these shoes may all the construction going on on- which fruits to eat. Think COLOR! In order to get
By Favel Mondesir make you look cute now, but it can campus, you make yourself more Q. At the end of the day. Why? a range of necessary nutrients, you should con-
Collegian Question COLLEGIAN
result in unsightly bunions and
hammer toes as well as make you
succeptable to sprains, strains and
A. Gravity does not affect your sume fruits and vegetables of different colors.
STAFF WRITER feet when you stand the longer
How would you feel if Obama didn’t win? develop painful arthritis early in
life. Q. If I wear sneakers too much,
can that affect my back?
you are on your feet, the more it
will swell. Everyone’s feet swells.
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The Collegian • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
The Collegian • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
Battling Censorship of Campus Publications
By Daarel Burnette II - Black College Wire
The calls come in by the dozen each From 1993 to 2003, the last full year for man in 2003 when Hampton University’s use it to justify their censorship attempts.
Halloween Around the World
By Janique Francis
COLLEGIAN WORLD EDITOR
week at the Student Press Law Center. which statistics at the Student Press Law acting president confiscated 6,500 issues Over the years, the Student Press Law
Often frantic and seeking legal advice, Center are available, the number of cen- of the newspapers homecoming edition Center has developed strategies to fight
student journalists and their advisers find sorship-related calls rose from 545 to 876. because the editors would not publish a back. Having frank discussions with Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays and is wildly popular in Canada and the United States. However,
their way to Mark Goodman, executive Additionally, in 2003, the center received letter from the acting president on the school administrators about the students’ it is not very well known or sometimes even unheard of in many other countries around the world. There are
director of this nonprofit group that de- 2,471 total requests for legal advice, and front page. The Student Press Law Center rights can often lead to compromises or exceptions though as many European countries do acknowledge this holiday to a certain extent.
fends students First Amendment rights. 38 percent were about censorship. In ad- has supported the editors at the private, decisions that support student publica-
Goodman, 45, has seen an increase in dition to students realizing their rights, historically black university with legal tions. Other times, it is necessary to em-
calls to the center about censorship over Goodman saw two other possible expla- advice and publicity intended to keep the barrass a university publicly over its cen- problem (and the lack of Halloween fun and partying). in Belgium on Halloween night is to light candles in
his 20 years there. High school and col-
lege papers also ask about freedom of
First, school administrators are focusing
news industry and the public focused on
the newspaper’s rights.
Sometimes, as when 6,000 copies of The
Ireland isthat this is to be the birthplaceof carving
een! It is said
where the practice
of Hallow- Bonfires were lit across the country. People made
lanterns from carved out turnips and children went
memory of dead relatives.
information, libel, copyright and privacy
issues, but censorship prompts more than
their energy on fund raising and starting
to see their roles as that of CEOs. There-
Among the most difficult censorship
cases, Goodman said, are those dealing
Herald were stolen recently by a fraternity
at Arkansas State University, a newspaper
pumpkins and lighting jack ‘o’ lanterns started.
The celebration is as popular there as it is in the U.S.
begging for “a penny for the guy.”
Therefore, Halloween became Guy Fawkes Day. In
Czechoslovakia chairs are placed by the
In some Czech households,
a third of all calls. with advisers being fired because of the just wants guidance. There needs to be a In many rural areas large bonfires are lighted and recent times though, Halloween is now celebrated Oct. fireside on Halloween night. The chairs equal and rep-
And while censorship can occur at any “On many [black college] content of the paper. Often, It’s legally central place to get sound advice, particu- children dress up in costumes to go “trick-or-treating” 31st and Guy Fawkes day November 5th. American resent both living family members and the presence of
college publication, students at histori- permissible but you know it’s wrong, he larly about legal issues, said the adviser, in their neighborhoods. customs have also infiltrated Britain so that many the spirits of the dead ones.
cally black colleges might be dispropor- campuses, administrators said. It’s very frustrating. Bonnie Thrasher. None of us are that Traditional Halloween games such as “snap-apple” young people now don costumes and “trick-or-treat”.
tionately affected, Goodman said during are extremely sensitive to One such case was that of John F. familiar with dealing with it. The SPLC are played at Halloween parties.
This involves an apple suspended from a tree or door
an interview from his office in Arlington, Schmitt, former adviser of The Peachite serves as that place.
Va. the public image of the at Fort Valley State University, a small Goodman never expected to make a frame that participants try to take a bite from. Germany practice putting away their knives on
On many [black college] campuses,
administrators are extremely sensitive to
institution because they historically black school in Georgia. The
university had not renewed Schmitt’s
career of SPLC advocacy. He grew up on
a cattle farm in Versailles, Mo., where his
Another popular game involves cards which cover
various treats. The person who picks up the card gets
Spain, Mexico & Latin Some Germans
the public image of the institution be-
cause they have received so little respect
have received so little re- contract in 1998 because of his refusal
to censor the paper, which published ar-
father subscribed to eight newspapers.
While a journalism student at the Uni-
the treat that lies under it.
There is even traditional food known as “barnbrack”.
America nations, Halloween is known as Halloween night. Thharming returning spirits. they
do not want to risk
e reason for this is because
for many years from the rest of the world, spect for many years from ticles that were critical of administrators. versity of Missouri, he got a scoop about a It is a type of fruit cake, similar to pudding, which
“El Dia de los Muertos” and it is a joyous and happy
he said. It really is a direct consequence of the rest of the world.” He sued and in 2002, won a $192,000 prostitution ring on campus. If you write contains prizes inside. The prize is said to determine a
holiday; a time to remember friends and family who Russiablue cats, such as the Russian Blue, Bur-
any organization that has felt beleaguered award, the largest of its kind. The settle- this story, be prepared to go to jail, a law- have died.
and unappreciated. There going to be -Mark Goodman, Executive Director ment agreement included new guidelines yer told him when he sought advice. As Also, remember those days of ringing doorbells and In Russia,
Student Press Law Center to protect free speech and job security for The three-day celebration actually begins on the eve- mese, and British Blue, are said to bring good luck on
more sensitive to criticism even when it he was in the midst of applying to law knocking o doors and running off before the door ning of Oct. 31 and end on Nov. 2; All Souls Day.
comes from within. advisers at The Peachite. school, he decided to drop the story. opens? This is a popular and traditional trick played this day.
To honor the dead, families construct an altar in
The Student Press Law Center doesnt fore, they treat dissent as criticism and, Every time these cases come to the pub- To this day, I regret that decision, Good- on neighbors and friends in Ireland on Halloween and their home and decorate it with candy, flowers, pho-
gather statistics comparing incidents at like a CEO, they’ll fire people, Goodman lic attention and they’re resolved success- man added. I would’ve rather gotten ad- is known as “knock-a-dolly”.
historically black colleges with others, so
Goodman’s observation is based on the
said. This doesn’t work when youre run- fully, it continues one of the very prin-
ning an education system. You have to ciples our country was founded on, the
vice as to finding a solution for writing
the story. Instead, this lawyer scared me
tographs, fresh water and samples of the deceased’s
favorite foods and drinks. Frequently, a basin and
towel are left out in order that the spirit can wash prior
TheCaribbean, families light candles representing
centers work in the last decade on be-
half of newspapers, including The Script
model certain democratic values. First Amendment, said Kathy Lawrence,
The problem is, when you censor, every- president of College Media Advisers, a
off from doing the story.
An internship at the Student Press Law
Scotland Halloween tales are similar to those
to indulging in the feast.
Candles and incense are burned to help the de-
their dead on “All Souls Day”, November 2nd and “All
Saints Day”, November 1st. It is believed that this lights
at Hampton University, The Spokesman body loses, Goodman cautioned. national journalism educators group. It’s Center gave him a chance to be the giver told in Ireland, for example, the story of “Stingy Jack”. parted find his or her way home. Relatives also tidy their path to heaven. Halloween is not recognized as
at Morgan State University, The Peachite Because society is becoming more criti- the fuel that keeps this democracy hum- of advice, and paved the way to his future It was believed that “Stingy Jack” was too mean to be the gravesites of deceased family members, including a holiday in the islands. However, in wealthy islands
at Fort Valley State University and The cal of the mainstream media, he added, ming along. career. He became SPLC’s director in 1985 allowed into heaven and he played too many tricks on snipping weeds, making repairs and painting. such as the Bahamas and in extremely wealthy areas
Famuan at Florida A&M University. (See the negative attitude might have trickled Goodman hasn’t had 20 years of straight and it was his first job out of college. the devil, so hell also denied him. Graves are then adorned with flowers, wreaths or pa- of some island, for example Westmoorings, Trinidad,
sidebar.) down to student media, inviting more at- victory: A low point came in 1988, when When I came here, I only planned to The result was that he was cursed to roam the earth per streamers. In some countries, often, a live person the tradition is popular. The American influence is
The overall increase in censorship cases tempts by student and university govern- the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Hazel- stay for two to three years, but it’s 20 years forever holding a carved-out turnip with a glowing is placed inside a coffin which is then paraded through strong in these places so children usually participate in
might be a sign that more students are ments to control what students publish. wood vs. Kuhlmeier that high school of- later and I’m still here, Goodman said. lump of coal inside. This began the tradition of carving the streets while vendors toss fruit, flowers and candies “trick-or-treating” and dressing in costumes in gated
aware of their rights and are willing to do As a journalism student, you feel like ficials with substantial and reasonable Frankly, though, I don’t think I’ll ever pumpkins, turnips and potatoes. into the casket. communities.
something about them, suggested Adam youre fighting a giant all the time, said cause could censor a public school-spon- find work more satisfying than this. In Scotland the latter two are especially used and are On Nov. 2, relatives gather at the gravesite to picnic
Goldstein, a new-media specialist among Talia Buford, editor of The Script. Its good sored publication that is inconsistent with hollowed out with candles placed inside them. An- and reminisce. Some of these gatherings may even
the organizations nine lawyers and in- to have someone in your corner to fight its basic educational mission. The ruling Daarel Burnette II is a student at Hamp- other tradition is “Soul Cakes” or “Dirge Loaves” made include tequila and a mariachi band.
terns. the battle with you. Buford called Good- does not apply to colleges, but some try to ton University. out of oat bread that are believed to keep the souls of However, American Halloween customs are gradu-
the dead safe. ally taking over this celebration with its costumes and
I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW!
If school officials or SGA’s fund a Can a student publication be sued for Do administrators have the right to Can I go to the Board of Trustees meet-
EnglandHalloween and Guy Fawkes Day is cel-
In Austria, some people will leave bread, water and a
student publication, radio or television libel, invasion of privacy or copyright proof-read the paper before printing? ings? ebrated together. After the Protestant Reformation of lighted lamp on the table before retiring on Halloween
station, can they censor it like any other violations? the 17th century, Halloween’s popularity declined in night. This is because it was once believed that these
England. This was as a result of the rise of the Protes- items would welcome the dead souls back to earth on
publisher or owner could? tant Church which did not believe in saints so there a night, which for the Austrians, was considered to be
was no longer a reason to celebrate All Saints Day. brimming with strong cosmic energies.
-Not at a public school. The courts have -Yes, and on rare occasions they are. In -No, definitely not in a public school. Yes, according to S.C.’ s Open meetings Around that time, Guy Fawkes became known as an
ruled that if a school creates a student
news or information medium and al-
such cases the individual reporter who
produced the story, the editor of the
This is known as prior review and the
courts have ruled against it.
act all meetings including dean’s meet-
ing and the president’s cabinet meetings
accomplice in an attempt to blow up the British Parlia-
ment and King James I.
Belgiumis believed that bad luck followed a per-
In Belgium it
lows students to serve as editors, the publication and the publication itself Guy Fawkes Day, Nov. 5, celebrated the failure of the
First Amendment drastically limits the be held liable if money damages are are open to the public except when son whose path was crossed by a black cat or should
Catholic plot to end the Protestant rule of Britain. Guy the cat enter a home or travel on a ship. The custom
school’s ability to censor. awarded. discussing personnel or legal issues. Fawkes Day proved to be a solution for the Halloween
For more info go to www.splc.org
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The Collegian • MONDAY OCTOBER 27, 2008
The Collegian • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
SC State Celebrates Customer
LIT TERAE THESARUM EST
Jamison Powers SC State Over Hampton 35-13
Appreciation Week October 27-30 ESTABLISHED IN 1914
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SC State showed why they were picked pre- rushing for his fourth touchdown of the day on
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posting an impressive victory 35-13 over top- 14:52 left in the game. Hampton’s Bynes con-
SC State faculty and staff will spend and students will join in solidarity wear- ly defined action cycles are implemented Orangeburg, SC 29117 ranked Hampton to move into first place in the nected with LaMarcus Coker in the end zone
the week of Oct. 27-30 reaffirming their ing wristbands that say, “SC State Appre- to foster improvement in all University Newsroom: 803-536-7522 conference Saturday at Oliver C. Dawson Sta- on a 10 yard pass to push the score to 28-13.
commitment to University constituents ciates You!” areas,” said Jones. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org dium. “I was glad that we executed well and I give a
during the annual Customer Apprecia- On Tuesday, October 28, the newly On Thursday, Oct. 30 to culminate the The hero of the day was junior running back lot of credit to my offensive line that made great
tion Week. elected 10th President, Dr. George E. week’s activities, the campus community Travil Jamison who rushed for 151 yards on 10 blocks so I was able to have a good game,” said
“There is a clarion call to promote ex- Cooper, will charge and challenge the will enjoy “Bulldog Voter Bingo,” where carries and four touchdowns, while All-MEAC Jamison. “This was huge and I am glad I was
cellence in service delivery to our con- campus community to deliver the best there will be food and fellowship and a STAFF running back Will Ford finished the day strong able to prove myself to critics and show them
stituents, and Customer Appreciation service in the nation at the “Quality Ser- reminder for all eligible voters to cast Editor-In-Chief/News Editor as well with 25 rushes for 182 yards in the vic- what I can do.
Week demonstrates our gratitude for vice . . . The SC State Way” general as- their votes on November 4. Dervedia Thomas tory. Ford sealed the deal with a 39 yard run with
being able to serve them,” said Dr. Carl sembly at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther Throughout the week, WSSB 90.3 Managing/Copy Editor The Bulldogs improved to 6-2 overall and 4-0 3:17 left in the game to give the Bulldogs a 35-13
E. Jones, executive director for student King, Jr. Auditorium on campus. FM, SC State’s campus radio station will Kandi Huggins in the MEAC, while the Pirates fall to 5-2 over- victory and control of the conference race.
success and retention and chairman of SC State’s faculty and staff will participate broadcast special messages from Presi- Sports Editor all, and 4-1 in the league. “ I am really proud of Travil he is the kind of
Customer Appreciation Week. in an interactive training entitled “Best dent Cooper and members of the Pres- Donta’ Legette “We have to take our hats off to Hampton the guy the people overlook but I am glad he was
“SC State has identified several oppor- Practices in Telephone Etiquette,” which ident’s Cabinet, sharing tidbits about Fashion Editor played a great game,” said SC State coach Buddy able to show what he can do today against a
tunities for improvement in customer will be held in the Barbara A. Vaughn customer service and thanking all of the Denna Harrison Pough. “Our defense really played well to keep very good team,” stated Pough. “ It’s going to be
service and is committed to promoting Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center, on University constituents for their support World Editor us in the game and it gives us a fighting chance touch and go from this point on we have to re-
accountability to University donors and Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. of SC State University. to come away with the win.” ally be ready to play against, Delaware St., and
benefactors, University students, and “A number of new University initia- For additional information about Cus- Health&Wellness Editor
Kathlyn Stephenson The first-half ended almost dead even with Morgan State.”
South Carolina taxpayers,” he contin- tives will be introduced as standard tomer Appreciation Week, contact Dr. Hampton finishing with 172 yards total offense, The Bulldogs offense finished with 413 total
ued. quality practices at SC State, and all of Carl Jones or Terrence Cummings with Entertainment Editor
while SC State posted 132 yards offense and 68 yards, while the defense was led by junior de-
On Monday, Oct. 27, the University these efforts will emphasize continuous the Student Success and Retention Pro- yards rushing. fensive back Rafael Bush with 10 tackles, while
will begin its celebration with “Wrist- quality improvement to ensure that cus- gram at (803) 533-3721. Special Sections Editor
Kirsten Pratt SC State jumped out in the second-half with senior defensive back Terrence Allen added
band Day.” Administrators, faculty, staff, tomer concerns are addressed and clear- Circulation Manager a 21-0 lead in the third quarter with Jamison eight on the day.
William Champy Jr. rushing for three touchdowns on runs of five, South Carolina State will travel to Dover, DE
three, and the final on a 13 yard run at the 8:18 to face the Hornets of Delaware State in a piv-
Have an Idea for a Story? Staff Writers
LaQuana Lee, Nicole Barclay, Calhoun
mark. Hampton would strike back on a 43 yard
pass from Herbet Bynes to Damon McDaniel to
otal MEAC showdown beginning at 1 p.m. The
game will be televised live on ESPNU.
Call us Cornwell, Lavantai
Wynn, Favel Mondesir, Sakethia Liggins, Moses O. Bell, cut the lead to 21-7 with 2:53 left in the third.
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CORRECTIONS SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
Dr. George E. Cooper
The following errors were made in the Oct 16. issue of The Collegian
Interim Vice President
for Institutional Advancement
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Dr. Jackie Epps
Director, University Relations and Marketing
The article “SGA Seeks to Raise Money to Offset Scholarship cuts” was written by Kirsten Pratt- Special Sections editor Erica S. Prioleau
only and not along with Dervedia Thomas -Editor in Chief. Adviser, Ofﬁce of Student Media
The photo essay entitled “Parade Faces” incorrectly captioned the Student Government Association President, Whitney The Collegian is a student produced newspaper under
McCrea as “A fan has a rare opportunity to hug R&B singer Brandy at SC State’s Homecoming Parade.” the direction of University Relations and Marketing Photo by Lavantai Wynn/The Collegian
at South Carolina State University. The newspaper is SC State Soccer team line up in preparation for their game against Delaware State
In the same essay, SC State’s Staff of the year Dennis Larrymore was captioned as Dr Mahtab’s escort in error. distributed free to all students, faculty and staff members
at various locations on campus. By SC State Sports Information
Editorial views and letters submitted to the editor
In our “Life and Style” section, the staff writer who interviewed Miss Homecoming is Moses O. Bell and not Moses O’Bell. express the opinions of the respective writers and do The SC State soccer team Sunday closed were honored in a pre-game ceremony
Also the article called “ Recognize this former Homecoming Queen,” was done by Dervedia Thomas and not Laquanna not necessarily reflect the opinions of South Carolina out its 2008 campaign with a 3-1 win over that recognized their contributions to SC
Lee. State University nor those of The Collegian staff as a Delaware State, sending four Lady Bulldog State soccer.
seniors completing their collegiate careers Mims scored one of the three Lady Bull-
out as winners. dog goals in the contest. Also scoring were
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY Kelsey Mims of Davenport, IA; Stacey sophomore Baja Peoples of Hampton, SC,
Jackson of Ontario, Canada; and twins and junior Sasha Bender of South China,
the Spring Se-
Chat and Chew
SC State’s Hal-
SC State at Dela-
SC State Vollety-
ball at NC A&T
Elizabeth Govrik and Teresa Govrik of
Minneapolis completed their SC State ca-
reers as the Lady Bulldogs finished the sea-
son 2-9-2 with the victory.
The four, joined by parents and siblings,
MA. SC State led 2-0 at the half.
Delaware State’s lone goal, in the United
Soccer Conference matchup, was scored
by Leah Hontz with less than four minutes
left in the match. The Lady Hornets fell to Photo by Lavantai Wynn/The Collegian
mester begins (Self Esteem) Dukes Gymn
SC State Soccer Seniors celebrate their last win at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium