<< SCHNEIDER SOUNDS OFF PAGE 7 NEWS, PULITZER PRIZE WINNER COMES TO CAMPUS PAGE 3 FRIDAY OCT. 1, 2010 OPINIONS, MANUALS OUTDRIVE AUTOMATICS PAGE 9 SPORTS, MARTIN MAKES COMEBACK COMPLETE PAGE 12 ONLY AT FLYERNEWS.COM: WAH FU TO CLOSE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON VOL. 58 NO. 8 48 47 45 43 41 43 As midterm elections near, participation is key in close races, showing that... STUDENTS HAVE 4 2 2 POWER IN POLLS SEPT. 11 SEPT. 18 SEPT. 25 MEGAN HARRELL “I think college students nor- determines an outcome. So just wants to make college more afford- The last day to register to vote is Lead News Writer mally don’t vote because they come imagine if one class of UD students able because he recognizes that the Monday, Oct. 4. Early voting will up with excuses, don’t feel that the decided not to vote — that could jobs of the future will require high- end on Thursday, Oct. 7. Election Early voting for the upcoming decisions by politicians have any sway the outcome of an election.” er education. day is Tuesday, Nov. 2. governor race in Ohio between effect on them and mainly don’t re- The candidates in the governor According to an Ohio Survey of Any registered Ohio voter can Republican candidate John Ka- alize how easy it is,” Rajaiah said. race are both determined to make 1,000 likely voters, conducted by vote by absentee ballot. To ap- sich and Democratic candidate “It takes less than a minute to reg- an impact on Ohio’s economy. Pulse Opinion Research for Fox ply for an absentee ballot, go to Ted Strickland, began on Tuesday, ister to vote.” Republican John Kasich’s top News on Saturday, Sept. 11, 48 longdistancevoter.org/ohio and Sept. 28. Recently, support for Ka- According to Michelle Pautz, as- priority is to revive Ohio’s economy percent of voters planned to vote complete the Ohio Absentee Bal- sich has decreased, allowing for a sistant professor in the department and create more jobs. Kasich wants for Kasich, 43 percent planned to lot Application. Afterwards, mail closer race in which students can of political science, by research- to put a new focus on economic de- vote for Strickland, four percent or deliver the completed absentee still make a difference. ing different issues and candidate velopment, reducing government planned to vote for another candi- ballot application to your County Many college students make the viewpoints, any individual can spending and cutting taxes to help date and five percent were unsure. Board of Elections. decision not to vote, but voting make an impact on the government bring jobs back to the state. He also Results showed evidence of a gives individuals a chance to have through educated voting. wants to improve education and closer race in the survey taken on KASICH an impact and voice their opinions, “It’s important to vote in any make healthcare more affordable. Saturday, Sept. 25. Support for Ka- STRICKLAND according to sophomore Daniel Ra- election to exercise our rights for Democratic nominee Ted Strick- sich dropped to 45 percent, while OTHER CANDIDATES jaiah, former president of the Uni- self determination,” Pautz said. “In land, Ohio’s governor since 2007, support for Strickland increased versity of Dayton College Demo- particular, in close elections, voting wants to create jobs, cut taxes, ex- to 43 percent and two percent for % OF UNSURE VOTERS NOT SHOWN crats, an on-campus organization really matters, as it may be little pand healthcare access and reform another candidate, and 10 percent Pulse Opinion Research that encourages student activism. more than a few dozen votes that Ohio’s schools. Strickland also were unsure. Porches calendar puts all university events in one place CHRIS RIZER is UD’s organizational website Sept. 28 from Dr. Joseph Saliba, can submit events to this new and pictures also can be submit- Chief News Writer which features class registration UD’s provost. calendar. In addition, anyone can ted for inclusion in the calendar, tools, student financial and orga- The calendar was made “in re- submit a public event, which is Wade said. The new University of Dayton nization information, and the cal- sponse to many requests from stu- reviewed by the Office of the Pro- “I think it (the calendar) allows Campus Calendar on porches. endar, its newest addition. dents, faculty, and staff for a com- vost to ensure the submissions us to do a better job of intention- udayton.edu. was launched on The calendar on Porches is a prehensive listing of University are university-sponsored and only ally collaborating,” said Sarah Tuesday, Sept. 28 with the goal result of the collaborative efforts sponsored activities and events,” added once, according to Wade. Schoper, associate director of of putting information about all of the Office of the Provost and said Saliba in the e-mail message. In addition to time, date or leadership development and as- campus events in one central lo- UD Information Technologies, ac- Administrative group members place, other information, includ- sistant dean of students. “I hope it cation. cording to an e-mail message sent on the Porches website, such as ing an event’s cost, contact infor- Porches (porches.udayton.edu) to the student body on Tuesday, Student Life and Kennedy Union, mation, website links, description See Calendar on p. 3 weather (Source: www.nws.noaa.gov) TODAY 66/42 SATURDAY 64/43 SUNDAY 59/41 SHHHHHHH... The perfect Family Weekend does exist, and you can find it this Friday and Saturday kickin’ back with Mom Sunny. Mostly sunny. Mostly sunny. Silence is golden PAGE 8 and Dad for some real fall-time festivities. 2 NEWS Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 CLUB CREATES FUEL-EFFICIENT CAR, ENTERS NATIONAL COMPETITION EMILY JIRLES Michigan, to promote knowledge of runs on a small four cylinder en- president of the club respectively. petitiveness by creating a lighter, Staff Writer vehicle fuel economy. Now, the club gine fueled by high octane gasoline. Fink and Schubert heard about stronger vehicle to propel it into is working on increasing the car’s The purpose of the event is to raise the Supermileage competition the 500 to 1,000 mpg range. This Last year, the Supermileage Club, efficiency even more. awareness of fuel economy. their freshman year at UD and would place UD in the upper-mid a group of University of Dayton en- Supermileage is an annual com- The UD chapter of the Supermile- worked hard to become competi- range in the national competition. gineers dedicated to fuel efficiency, petition founded in 1980 that chal- age Club was started a year ago by tive, even sending some students to “We hope to be up there some- entered a vehicle that measured lenges engineering and technology Daniel Fink and Travis Schubert, the national competition that year day,” Fink said. 344 miles per gallon in the Nation- students to design, build and race a both junior engineering majors, to observe the event and talk with Schubert wants to see more stu- al Supermileage Competition in fuel efficient, one-man vehicle that and the current president and vice other teams. dents from multiple grade levels “When we came back next year, and engineering majors show in- it was nice to have had the previous terest in the club this year. He en- experience there and to see famil- joys that the group offers hands-on iar teams and familiar faces,” Fink experience in prototyping and de- said. signs. After a team member drove the The best part is having a hand in vehicle over the track several times, the creation of the vehicle at every the car’s top fuel efficiency was re- stage of production, Schubert said. corded at 344 mpg, in the low end of Contact Daniel Fink at fink- the competition, Fink said, but he firstname.lastname@example.org to find was confident that they boasted the out more information on the Super- top efficiency of the rookies. The milage Club. Although the club and winning car’s fuel efficiency was competition are geared toward en- 2,300 mpg. gineering majors, they encourage The UD Supermileage Club had any business majors interested in been in contact with the Univer- helping with marketing to contact sity of Dayton Research Institute Fink as well to aid the club in look- throughout last year for advice ing for sponsors. about their designs and composite Go to the Supermileage Competi- materials for constructing the car. tion website to learn more at stu- A member of the Supermilage Club drives the group’s car during last year’s race. The club hopes to improve its standings at this year’s Na- This year, the UD Supermileage dents.sae.org/competitions/super- tional Supermilage Competition in order to raise the public’s awareness on the importance of fuel economy. CONTRIBUTED BY DAN FINK Club hopes to increase its com- mileage. NEWS 3 Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 Diversity Series to highlight plight of jailed reporter, feature basketball legend Journalist advocates women’s rights WILL GARBE “The Diversity Lecture Series aligns MEAGAN MARION Staff Writer with Dr. Curran’s goals,” she said. “He Assistant News Editor is extremely excited about this. … He Journalist and author Roxana Sa- wants the community to understand The League of Women Voters of beri will kick off the University of the privilege of living in the United the Greater Dayton area celebrated Dayton’s 2010-2011 Diversity Lecture States.” its 90th anniversary by hosting the Series, “Voices from the Margins,” on Headlining the lecture series will Dangerous Dames of Dayton gala Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the also be basketball legend Abdul- with keynote speaker and Pulitzer RecPlex. Saberi was jailed in Iran for Jabbar, who is scheduled to visit UD Prize-winning author, Ellen Good- her professional work in 2009, and will in March 2011. His visit will coincide man, who also spoke at the Univer- come to UD to share her experiences with the men’s basketball First Four sity of Dayton this week. with the community. NCAA Tournament games at the UD On Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Danger- The series also will include lectures Arena. ous Dames of Dayton dinner event by former basketball player Kareem Geoffrey Canada, president and was held at the Masonic Temple. Abdul-Jabbar, and Geoffrey Canada CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, Heroines of the night included Ellen Goodman interacts with students during a lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 29. She led a discussion of the Harlem Children’s Zone. an organization called by The New founding leaders Jessie Davisson about journalism, as well as the role of women in society. ETHAN KLOSTERMAN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER In her first visit to UD, Saberi, who York Times “one of the most ambi- and Minnie Stanley, among others, spent 100 days in an Iranian prison on tious social-service experiments of with guest speaker Goodman. en had to fight for their rights, and social change are enacted through false espionage charges, will deliver our time,” is scheduled to speak in “The gala is a night to remember textbooks do not have a lot of infor- communication.” a lecture titled “Courage Under Fire: January 2011. Canada was most re- our founding women,” Sue Hessel- mation about the women’s move- Throughout all of this, Hessel- Matters of Conscience and Faith in cently featured on the “Oprah Win- gesser, education director for the ment. Some know a little about the gesser wants people to be inspired Iran.” frey Show” and NBC Nightly News League of Women Voters, said. “We Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, by the story being told and feel con- Saberi, who is of partial Iranian with Brian Williams. wanted to honor the women who and that’s it. It’s like we don’t know fident about the strides that have descent, was arrested in Iran in early In its sixth year, the Diversity Lec- opened the League doors. Back in our own history.” been made toward women’s rights 2009 while authoring a book, and was ture Series is co-sponsored by the of- that time, women didn’t have any Hesselgesser hoped to change in the last century. It is because of sentenced to eight years in prison for fices of the president and provost and rights. The women who decided to that with this year’s anniversary the founding females who spoke espionage. Her sentence was over- is supported through numerous com- speak out were considered danger- celebration, pointing to the strug- out for what they believed in that turned in May 2009. Saberi said in a munity partners throughout Dayton. ous to society, and they were ha- gle that the founders of the League women were given the right to vote, National Public Radio interview that The series works to increase inclusion rassed and shunned.” went through to win over the right according to Lisa Rismiller, director she spent a major part of her time in and diversity on campus and prepare Hesselgesser said Goodman’s to vote. of the UD Women’s Center. prison praying. students, faculty, staff and the Dayton work on women’s issues is an im- The University of Dayton helped “It’s important to remind all UD “I prayed a lot,” she said. “I prayed community for success in a global so- portant reason she was selected as sponsor Goodman’s appearance women that their right to vote was more than I ever have in my whole life. ciety. For more information on the lec- the gala’s speaker. at the gala. She also spoke on UD’s hard won and fairly recent,” she I learned that other people can hurt ture series, go to president.udayton. Goodman is a retired journalist campus on Wednesday, Sept. 29. said. “We should take advantage of my body, maybe they can imprison who has studied and written about Goodman’s interactive discussion, this right at every opportunity.” me, but I did not need to fear … be- the women’s movement for 35 years, “Food Fight: Journalism in a Divid- cause they could not hurt my soul, un- shedding light on the changing roles ed Country,” focused on the role of less I let them.” of women in our society, according news media and journalism on pub- According to Lynnette Heard, ex- to Hesselgesser. lic discourse. ecutive director of the office of the Goodman graduated from Rad- Goodman also met with a select president, Saberi has an important cliffe College in 1963 and soon went group of female students for a lun- message for members of the UD com- on to write for Newsweek Magazine. cheon on Wednesday, Sept. 29, to munity. She became a reporter for the De- discuss career opportunities for “It’s important to understand that troit Free Press and then The Bos- women in journalism and the role many countries do not have the free- ton Globe, where her syndicated of women in the classroom and be- doms we have,” Heard said. “She column was started. yond. (Saberi) was chosen mostly because Earning the right to vote was a 72 “She is a person who has been a of her work to make sure people can year-long fight, and it is important role model for many of us for many speak freely.” to the League of Women Voters that years,” said Dr. Teri Thompson, a Members of the university’s ad- women know how they got their communication professor, noting Roxana Saberi will speak as part of the Diversity ministration are excited and hopeful rights. Goodman’s knack for writing about Lecture Series this school year. Saberi is a about the message the speakers will journalist who was jailed in Iran for her writings. “Women have been written out of women’s social roles throughout bring to UD, according to Heard. CONTRIBUTED BY UD MEDIA RELATIONS history,” Hesselgesser said. “Wom- society. “All social movements and CALENDAR the same page.” Andrea Meyer Wade, communi- Bedework. Yale and Duke universities, Facebook, use their RSS feed for updates on event information, (cont. from p. 1) cation and events coordinator for among several others, use the pro- and add the UD Campus Calendar helps students find more ways to the Office of the Provost, said she gram as well, Wade said. to personal electronic calendars, get involved.” began researching the idea for the Wade said she has met with sev- such as Lotus Notes and Gmail. Kelly Nestor, executive vice calendar this summer. eral offices on campus this year The calendar is viewable by president of UD’s Student Gov- “What it (the research) boiled to discuss using the calendar, in- logging into porches.udayton.edu ernment Association, said it has down to was spending a lot of time cluding the Office of Student Life and clicking the “UD Daily” tab, been easy to add an SGA event to on various college websites,” she and KU, Campus Activities Board, and eventually there will be a link the calendar for the organization. said. and Human Resources. She said on the UD website for those with- “It’s a really neat way to be able The calendar was created using she will meet with all organiza- out a Porches account to view the to go to one common site for all a free downloaded program called tions and departments that wish page. the events that are happening,” Bedework, according to Wade. to include events on the calendar. “It’s a constant process,” Wade she said. “I think it’s just a really “It’s an open-source product, so According to Wade, users can says. “It will constantly be ex- great way for everybody to be on everyone can use it,” she said of post events from the calendar on panding.” 4 NEWS Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 UD alumnus gets creative Kevin Casey uses business-savvy principles learned at UD to OCT. FRIDAY FRIDAY FILM SERIES: ‘UP’ improve Worn Free, a clothing company catering to celebrities 1 ArtStreet will host this hilarious yet touching animated feature from 9 to CARLY GOEBEL Staff Writer ing worn by celebrities like Halle Berry, Russell Brand and Liv Ty- luxury brands.” These high-end T-shirts can be 11 p.m. in Studio B. Free popcorn and ler, and have also been seen on the found at stores such as Blooming- snacks will be provided by Art Happen- Kevin Casey, a 2005 University of HBO series “Entourage.” dales and Adriano Goldschmied ing – Students for the Arts. It is free and Dayton graduate, is making it big Casey joined Worn Free, founded boutiques in the U.S. and other open to the public. in the city of angels. by British graphic designer Steve high-fashion stores across the A Chicago, Ill., native, Casey Coe, two years ago. globe. Items also can be purchased OCT. SATURDAY FAMILY GAME NIGHT AT ART- now resides in Marina Del Ray, Ca- “The exciting part of working from the Worn Free website. 2 lif. He is the director of business with this company is that we have “Each piece has a vintage feel STREET development for Worn Free, a com- just scratched the surface of what to them as if they are actually Come enjoy board games, Twister, pany that resurrects T-shirts worn we can be,” he said. “The concept worn by the music personality,” he karaoke, video games and great food by icons such as John Lennon, lends itself to the expansion of our said. “Each item is packaged with provided by the ArtStreet Café from 8 to Kurt Cobain and Muhammad Ali line to many products. Across the a hang tag that resembles a back- 11 p.m. Bring your family, roommates and re-creates them for modern globe, we are in the best stores in stage pass and has the photo of the and friends! wearers. These shirts are now be- the world sitting next to high-end licensor wearing the piece.” Casey said he uses his education OCT. MONDAY EDUCATION ABROAD INFORMA- from UD to work successfully at 4 Worn Free. TION SESSION “All the business courses at UD Come to Alumni Hall 016 from 3:30 to really do a great job in preparing 4:30 p.m. to learn more about educa- you for the real business world,” tion abroad with a focus on New Zea- he said. “The same fundamentals land and Australia. of all those courses are transfer- able to the actual running of a business, particularly in small Crime Log business.” Casey said he has a small piece of advice for students at UD. “You don’t need the best idea,” Kevin Casey shows off some of Worn Free’s creations. The 2005 UD graduate works at a he said. “Do what’s been done, and The following incidents were reported to the Department of Public Safety on Sept. company that creates T-shirts worn by a variety of celebrities. CONTRIBUTED BY KEVIN CASEY do it better.” 12. This log was compiled by Flyer News from actual police reports obtained from the Department of Public Safety. Burglary Sept. 12, 1:32 p.m. Criminal Damaging Sept. 12, 1:39 p.m. Local business to honor President Curran’s leadership in community Officer Durian was dispatched Officer Little was dispatched to Kiefaber Street on a burglary to parking lot “CR” on a report. The complainant stated criminal damaging report. The that she and her roommates left complainant said the gas cap RACHEL TOVINITTI world headquarters and Old River cellence through bold and innova- the residence on Wednesday, of her gold 2000 Chevrolet Staff Writer Park last December, which Curran tive leadership. Now that the great- Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. and returned Cavalier was stolen between saw as a good opportunity for stu- er Dayton region is suffering very on Sunday, Sept. 12 around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10 University of Dayton President dents and Dayton. The purchase of difficult economic times, he and the 1:30 p.m. The living room and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. Daniel J. Curran will receive the NCR Corp. will help UD expand and trustees have seen a way that the window and screen had been 11. She stated that someone 2010 Regional Leadership Award become more visible. university can offer the community open and their 27 inch JVC flat had broken off the passenger by the Dayton Business Journal at Curran said he sees this recog- a beacon of hope – there is a bright- screen TV was missing. There side mirror some time between the Business of the Years awards nition more for UD because of its er future ahead for Dayton.” are no known suspects. 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. banquet on Nov. 18 at the Schuster dedication to community. He said President Curran has received 11 and 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Performing Arts Center. the faculty, staff and students are the Eternal Flame Award, The Jo- Sept. 12. There are no known The Dayton Business Journal all friendly and willing to help each seph E. Lowery Human Rights Leg- HELP! suspects at this time. awards this to an individual from the Dayton region, who has acted other, which shows how leadership is valued at UD. acy Award and the Humanitarian Award during his nine-year tenure 2 x 2 I’m not good Theft as a leader in improving and mak- “Our past president, Bro. Ray- at UD. yc =a +b 2 Sept. 12, 9:05 p.m. x+–r at math! Officer Huffman was dispatched ing a difference in the local commu- nity, according to a Dayton Busi- mond Fitz set high standards, and I just continued to work, as I hope In 2006, the Dayton Development Coalition recognized Curran as ÷ to Roesch Library on a theft ness Journal article. the next president does,” Curran Dayton’s most outstanding volun- report. Officer Watts responded “I am very honored, but I feel said. teer citizen. He also was named in for assistance. The complainant that the university is the one being Curran said leadership was the 2009 as one of the 25 most influen- For great math tutoring said the wheels from her Grand honored here,” Curran said. reason why the university has tial people of the decade in Dayton. or GRE prep, try Angie’s brand bicycle had been stolen The University of Dayton has grown so much, especially as a For more information, contact Math Studio in Oakwood! while it was locked up to the grown in size, “from enrollment to leader, in the last decade. Teri Rizvi, associate vice president bike rack outside Roesch research dollars to rankings,” un- “When Dr. Dan [Curran] took for university communications, at CALL Library. Officer Watts was not der Curran’s leadership over the over the leadership of the universi- 937-229-3241. 937-409-2019 able to locate anyone fitting the last nine years, according to a uni- ty, it had strong momentum,” said To read more about Curran’s description of the suspect. The versity press release. Bro. Ray Fitz, former president of award, go to dayton.bizjournals. www.angiestutoring.com bicycle is valued at $200. During the declining economy, UD. “He and his team have taken com/dayton/stories/2010/09/13/ UD purchased NCR Corp.’s former the university to new heights of ex- daily27.html. NEWS 5 Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 CLICK! Think you’ve got an eye for photography? Here’s your chance to get it published. Just send your ‘CLICK’ picture to email@example.com along with your first and last name and a brief description. Click away! 6 Challenge Level: Medium Source: WebSudoku.com 7 9 1 6 8 7 4 9 2 3 9 8 4 2 9 3 8 7 2 1 9 6 5 3 8 9 2 5 Students learn about positive study habits during the Study Ball in the RecPlex on Monday, Sept. 27. ETHAN KLOSTERMAN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Puzzle by websudoku.com SOLUTIONS AND PREVIOUS PUZZLES ON WWW.FLYERNEWS.COM New program provides easier way to see degree requirements, courses NATALIE KIMMEL has spearheaded Degree Works Students also can e-mail or write course.” and interactive than the old advis- Staff Writer since August 2008. “The new re- notes to their advisors through The program also offers a ing reports,” sophomore photog- ports also have updated and cor- the website, and vice versa. “What If ?” tool that will be most raphy major Krista Walker said. The University of Dayton is de- rect information. Some of the in- Additionally, Degree Works beneficial for students consider- “I love the fact that students will veloping its web portal, Porches, formation in the old reports was gives students gives students ac- ing changing their major, adding be able to play around with differ- to provide students, faculty and inaccurate.” cess to tailored tools developed a concentration and/or consid- ent scenarios and see the results staff with a new interactive ad- Furthermore, students will be to meet their educational and ering a double-major. This tool of certain actions. Knowing the vising program called Degree able to see what classes they need personal needs. For example, shows students how the change potential consequences of my de- Works. This new program will be to take to fulfill the requirements the Educational Planner is a tool will affect their advising report. cisions will help me feel more con- launched on Tuesday, Oct. 5. of their major or minor and check that can be used to drag and drop Degree Works also is equipped fident and reassured in pursuing Once the program is implement- out what classes they have to take classes from advising reports to with three different grade point my degree.” ed, students will have access to in order to graduate. the planner in order to more effec- average calculators. The Gradua- course listings, descriptions and While the program was created tively plan out a student’s future tion Calculator shows how many prerequisites from the UD data- to benefit UD students, it also will semester course work. credits a student has remaining. For a brand new Global base. Lists of courses scheduled assist academic advisers. “I think the planning part of the The Term Calculator outputs how Connection blog, go to: for upcoming terms and their cor- “The new form puts more infor- program will be very beneficial if certain grades in current classes responding dates and times will mation all in one place so that we students use it conscientiously,” will affect a student’s GPA. The be available. Porches’ newest ad- don’t have to call up additional Yoder said. “It can help depart- Advice Calculator informs stu- dition also will give students the websites to help the students,” ments know how many sections dents if their desired GPA is pos- capability to view new and im- said Dr. Donald Yoder, an adviser of courses to offer and when to of- sible with the amount of credits proved advising reports. in the communication depart- fer them so that students may be they’ve earned. “The new advising reports will ment. “It consolidates informa- shut out of courses less often. ... Lawhorn said students will find be easier to use and more inter- tion so we can find details more A written plan is helpful for them the graduation calculator helpful. active than the old advising re- easily and therefore answer stu- to see what to take and what the “I’m excited that Degree Works ports,” said Becki Lawhorn, who dents’ questions more quickly.” consequences are if they drop a is going to be more user-friendly Classifieds Flyer News reserves the right to reject, alter or omit advertisements. Advertisements must conform to the policies of Flyer News. For a review of these policies, contact the Flyer News business office. Business Office: 937.229.3813; Fax: 937.229.3893; E–mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.flyernews.com/advertising off street parking, first class. HOUSING Check out website www.leosrentals.com HELP WANTED or call (937)456-7743 or cell Don’t miss your chance to advertise Leo’s Quality Student Housing! (937)371-1046. 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Formed in 1964, Flyer Radio teaches students broadcasting and management while presenting di- verse music. “We play mostly [independent] rock, but disc jockeys can play anything that’s in the station’s li- brary,” said Bobby Trick, WUDR’s general manager and a fifth-year computer engineering technol- ogy major. “Our main audience is students, but we also have a small audience of listeners in the Dayton area.” According to Trick, WUDR has 36 weekly shows on its program schedule, and jobs at the station are open to students of all majors. “We’ve got business majors do- ing our promotions,” Trick said. “You don’t have to be in communi- cations. If you use iTunes, you can operate the station.” For the complete story, go to fly- The man in front of the glass: Flyer Radio (99.5 FM) general manager Bobby Trick handles the sound board. Trick, a fifth-year senior, lived with the station’s previous general man- ernews.com. ager and musical director last year, and previously hosted the techno music-themed “WUDR Remix.” ANNAMARIE BOGUSZ/PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR Star Like Me: ‘Basil Bennett’ pening in our lives in order to help person, and goes out of his way to develop our friendships. As Pat Coyle make other people happy. I think that described in the last “Star Like Me,” Basil and I share that, which makes our characters in “The Diviners” have lines where he reveals that part of him known each other for their entire easy for me to deliver. However, Basil lives, and we need to be able to act ac- is also old-fashioned and doesn’t like cordingly. new technology. This is the exact op- CORY MCCLAIN, GUEST WRITER The hardest part for me is connect- posite of me, because I’m always on Do you feel ing with some of the people I didn’t the computer talking with friends on depressed? “Star Like Me” is a series of journals know before the play started. My char- Facebook or playing on my Xbox 360. written by University of Dayton actors. acter, Basil, is married to first-year Although, rehearsals and prepara- To see previous entries, go to flyernews. Dominique Mickens’ character, Lu- tions have kept me away from these com. This week’s writer is junior Cory ella, so I have had to get to know her leisure activities, and they’ll continue Announcing a medical research study McClain, of “The Diviners,” opening for our scenes to be believable. Basil is to for a while. for people with depression Friday, Oct. 22 in Boll Theater. also best friends with Mark Perkins’ This week of rehearsals is promis- character, Ferris. I did not know Mark ing to be extremely difficult for ev- Depression isn’t just feelings of sadness – it can a ect the Wow, I’m in my first play here at UD, before the play either, so getting to eryone, especially Louan’s patience, way you see the world. Your body may feel constantly and we’re already one month into the know him has been vital to prepara- because we are going off book, so all fatigued, and your mind may dwell on thoughts of worth- rehearsals. It’s been a wild adventure tion for our roles. of our lines in Act I should be memo- lessness and guilt. If you are currently depressed and not for me, from auditions to callbacks, We also had a camping trip for rized. Because the play is four weeks taking an antidepressant, you may qualify for a medical and then having rehearsal four days a Studio Theatre recently. This is not a away, missing one line or not getting research study to determine the e ectiveness and safety of an investigational medication for Major Depressive week for three hours a day. Studio Theatre show, but a lot of the our cues right every so often is not a Disorder. If you qualify, you’ll receive investigational study Coming into “The Diviners,” I didn’t actors and actresses in the show are big deal, but it is important for us to medication, study- related medical exams and lab tests at really know anyone in the cast par- also involved there. I was able to spend have our lines down so we can work no charge. Financial compensation for time and travel ticularly well except for junior Lauren some time with some of the cast to get on our movements on stage and get- may also be available. To learn more, please call an area Haner (Norma). With all the time we to know them better. Knowing the cast ting the delivery of those lines down. physician listed below: are spending together, I’m starting to better has helped me understand my I am so excited to continue to work know each person and how person- character. on this show. While everything seems Midwest Clinical Research Center able each member of the cast is. At My character, Basil, is a farmer so new to me because it is my first col- Bernadette D'Souza, MD 1 Elizabeth Place, Suite G3 the start of our Monday rehearsals, from Indiana during the Dust Bowl in lege production, I am sure that “The South Building the director, Louan Hilty, has us get the 1930s. He has a lot of land, which Diviners” will be a great show, and we Dayton, Ohio 45417 in a circle and share a story about the means he is relatively wealthy during all will work hard at making it the best 937-424-1050 weekend or anything important hap- the Great Depression. He is a people we can. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT 7 Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 the musical process.” went all around the country. I SHOW AT SCHUSTER LEAVES REPORTER ANYTHING BUT BLUE MONTH From there, Schneider worked toured out West with The Werks his way through the ranks, put- and all over the Midwest [and] ting his major to use. East Coast with OurVinyl.” an audience full of people twice my JORDAN SCHNEIDER Along the way, he helped start a company called OurVinyl.com Schneider’s work ethic also came through when talking about age was my favorite part of the show. It gave excited audience members – FRANK STANKO LLC, shooting interviews and ex- Street Sound’s vice president, ju- like myself – the opportunity to make A&E Editor clusive performances for the web- nior electrical engineering major the older guests sitting next to them site and its YouTube channel. William “Ronnie” Pinnell. Sch- feel really uncomfortable while they For senior marketing major As of Wednesday, Sept. 29, neider said there is only minimal shook their “twin biscuits.” What SARA DORN, STAFF WRITER Jordan Schneider, the presidency OurVinyl.com’s YouTube channel differences between the two men. more could you ask for out of $90 tick- of ArtStreet’s Street Sounds re- had 10 videos available, featuring “He just kinda helps me out,” ets? I know … a good laugh. cording studio was the result of musicians like Columbus, Ohio’s Schneider said. “We’re really co- Trippy lights, booty-shaking, com- "The most impressive part is they two and a half years of hard work. Chandler Wright, and bands like presidents, rather than him being edy and audience interaction were can capture an audience like they did “Street Sounds, occupied by The Compass Rose, from Madi- my underling. Or it’s president incorporated into the Blue Man for an hour and 45 minutes without the ArtStreet Audio Production son, Wis. and vice president, but only on Group’s wild performance Tuesday saying one word,” Tokheim said. Club, is a live recording studio “Started in May 2009, OurVi- paper.” night at the Benjamin and Marian Later, the three blue mutes chose a loaded with equipment and tech- nyl.com set out to embrace the One of Schneider and Pinnell’s Schuster Performing Arts Center. random audience member to direct nology,” according to its infor- emerging technology of this era current tasks is preparing for the Dayton is the third stop on the Blue their action on stage, but gave her mation on udayton.edu. “Bands and the way our generation has next Thursday Night Live CD re- Man Group’s 2010-2011 Lexus tour, no direction at all. Their victim was performing in the studio can be grown to listen, appreciate and lease. Copies of the first CD are which features a show reconstructed forced to wear a hideous plastic blue heard on Flyer Radio across cam- respect a larger variety of music currently sold during TNL per- for theater venues. shield over her poncho (provided for pus.” and independent art,” said the formances at 9 p.m. in the Art- For an hour and 45 minutes, three those sitting in the first few rows, be- Schneider, who played in website’s mission statement. Street Café. men painted head to toe in blue par- cause the show does get messy.) bands throughout high school Touring with bands had its “Producing a CDs is becoming ticipated in a variety of oddball ac- Then, the awkward blue men sat – and still writes with his band, perks, according to Schneider. my profession,” Schneider said. tivities that depicted pop culture, at an awkward table uncomfortably The Most – began his current ca- “The best part was meeting so “No matter how good you are, embarrassed the audience and most close to this awkward guest, making reer by having one of his CDs pro- many fans and kind people that you’re always learning. I’ve be- importantly, left their viewers … well, the entire audience feel … awkward. duced at Street Sounds during his are so willing to help out,” he come a better producer, a better giddy, actually. They shoved a number of random freshman year. said. “That was real exciting.” sound engineer with every proj- My date to this spectacle, junior objects at her and mimicked what- The day at the studio was piv- Among the groups Schneider ect. I get to network with more finance and entrepreneurship major ever she chose to do with them. If she otal for Schneider. met were Mojo Flo and The Werks, musicians, and make friends that Blake Tokheim, was equally enter- chose not to do anything, they would “Whoa, I could really get who he said changed his life in an share my passion for music.” tained. sit in silence starting at their nervous into this,” he said, recalling unconventional way after bring- Schneider is also producing a “The GiPad skit was sick,” Tokheim guest, making even the audience stir his thoughts as he watched the ing him along on a summer tour. live CD for The Werks, to be re- said. “It was cool that they made fun with anxiety. tracking occur. “I was interest- “It was a blast, despite the leased in October, he said. of society’s technology obsession. At another point in this mischief, ed in how much their (the Street back problems I got from lugging When not in the studio, Sch- We’re usually in awe over technol- the blue men were smashing, stir- Sounds staff’s) knowledge of equipment around and sleeping neider is in the planning stages ogy and what not so their take on it ring, throwing and mixing Twinkies sound and production added to on f loors,” Schneider said. “We for a spring concert at the Art- was refreshing. They showed you together, an act so gross the innocent Street Amphitheatre to benefit throughout the show there’s other woman had no choice but to sit on the Gulf of Mexico cleanup ef- ways to have fun without any technol- stage watching, while everyone else forts. The show is tentatively ti- ogy at all.” was watching her. tled “Groove for the Gulf.” Aside from the spectacular light “I thought it was clever, and I was “It’s going to be a nicely pro- show, Tokheim’s assumptions were so mesmerized; the show seemed like duced show for a good cause,” true. The Blue Man Group does teach it lasted ten minutes,” Tokheim said. Schneider said. a valuable and tech-free lesson: Fun “It really was true entertainment.” After graduation, Schneider can be found nearly anywhere, and it Seeing the Blue Man Group is a said he wants to earn enough is contagious. unique experience I won’t forget any money to convert a warehouse At one point during the show, time soon. I highly recommend see- into rehearsal and recording Tokheim and I were standing up ing one of the five performances left space for musicians. dancing to a song instructing us to in Dayton: tonight at 8 p.m., Saturday “Practice space is in high “shake our booties.” The strange at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 and demand,” he said. “The Werks, song was strangely catchy and used 7:30 p.m. when they’re in town, practice at at least 50 different hysterical and Tickets start at $38 and can be pur- Street Sounds. [Practice space] strange names for “booty.” chased online at ticketcenterstage. is a product that’s gone unrecog- This interactive dance party with com. nized.” Schneider would like to FEEL INSPIRED? Submit your change that. work to Orpheus, the undergradu- OurVinyl’s YouTube channel ate literary and arts magazine. For written materials, send in a Word is available for viewing at http:// www.youtube.com /user/OurVi- local and global document (.doc only) to orpheus. firstname.lastname@example.org. For more nyl. arts and events information, call 937-229-2743. For more information about Street Sounds, go to http://www. The man behind the glass: Senior Jordan Schneider, president of ArtStreet’s Street Sounds my s p ac e.c om /s t r e e t s ou nd s r e - “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY,” the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning recording studio, mixes music. Schneider not only produces music, he is also a filmmaker for cordingstudio. play by Tracy Letts (“Superior Donuts”), is running now through Sunday, OurVinyl.com and plays in the band The Most. ANNAMARIE BOGUSZ/PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR Oct. 10 at Wright State University. A collaboration between WSU and the Human Race Theatre Company, “August: Osage County” humor- ously chronicles the lives and romances of an extended, dysfunctional STUDIO THEATRE’S “MONOLOGUE NIGHT” and secret-filled Oklahoma family. The play is recommended for mature DORM DAYS, THE PORCH PROFILE FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT A PORCH audiences. For show times and tickets, contact the WSU box office at 937-775-2500. 8 OPINIONS forum Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 “In journalism there has always been a tension between get- ting it first and getting it right.” Ellen Goodman, syndicated columnist, 1993 fneditorial ROCK THE VOTE: Silence: Constant noise, activity drowns out relationships, religion, sense of self AS ELECTIONS APPROACH, STUDENTS SHOULD HEAD TO POLLS in college; we’re taught every hour Regardless of our religious back- must be maximized, and yet not grounds, a process of listening to the For a generation that is arguably more politically active than ever enough is said about the optimiza- things we have forgotten must be- before, we really haven’t held the basics in the highest regard. tion that comes from sitting quietly. come part of our collegiate tradition. During the November 2008 elections, only 63.6 percent of our na- Many religions share the practice For many people, sitting in silence or tion’s citizens voted, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And with of sitting silently. Call it contempla- even slowing down their scheduled President Obama’s current approval rating dipping to an all-time low tive prayer if you’re Catholic or med- lives is something scary. Giving up of 45 percent, it begs the question: Can non-voters complain about REBECCA YOUNG OPINIONS EDITOR itation if you’re Buddhist, but the constant movement and constant general idea is the same: Spending conversation – be it with other peo- their country’s leadership when they choose not to go to the polls in Stop. Listen. What’s that you hear? time silently strengthens the soul. In ple, ourselves or our electronic de- the first place? Oh, that’s odd. Nothing. vices – equates to giving up control. The Ohio governor’s race is currently neck-and-neck. Neighboring Can you remember the last time “ Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs with its competitors within you sat perfectly still, when you “ ... ” But that prompts the question: What are we afraid to hear? We must sit in two percentage points of one another. We have just a month before weren’t cruising to class, rushing silence and listen for ourselves. It’s mid-term elections, and it’s time to get active. to the Rec, or frolicking over to a not until Gchat’s off, the iPod’s out, friend’s? What about the last time REBECCA YOUNG, JUNIOR We’ve just passed the 90th anniversary of the women’s right to the books away and the roommates your brain wasn’t filled with formu- vote. What happened to the vigor and excitement once felt by our gone that we can even begin to hear las and phone numbers or defini- the Christian tradition, contempla- country’s citizens when it came to voting? a whisper of what we really feel and tions and due dates? tive prayer is a time to be still and Though participation from young voters is the highest it has been think. We have lost the silence in our delve into the depths of ourselves, in decades, it’s still nowhere close to full involvement, and we think Fall break is coming, and with it lives. examining our relationship with comes ample opportunities to take a it’s time to change that. Too often we look at silence as God. We learn not only about our few minutes of silence for ourselves. Rock the Vote is a great organization geared toward this cause. It awkward, or worse, empty. When si- interaction with God but also about Find a place on campus – there are aims to get young adults educated about candidates and registered to lence falls between friends, it’s seen our interconnectedness with every- many secluded spots that remain vote. Go to the website at rockthevote.com. UD students can use their as uncomfortable and needing to be one around us. Christians believe underutilized, such as serenity pines on-campus address to register and can even vote early in Ohio. filled ... Is a gap in a conversation a everyone is loved and created by the by Marycrest, the chapels in the resi- reflection of unintelligence or lack same being, and thus they belong For those already registered to vote in their home state, all coun- dence halls, the gazebo outside the li- of social skills? Or is it rather an un- even more so to one another. ties allow students away at college to vote via absentee ballot – just brary, the graveyard across Stewart appreciated statement of trust and Other religions emphasize medita- look up your county online. and the top of the Stuart hill – and comfort? tion as a process of listening to the No matter which way you do it, vote, and vote informed. Let’s make see if you can sit and be still. Cross Likewise, why do we assume that things we have forgotten. The word our generation truly excited about reenergizing politics. your legs on the ground, or put your something must be wrong if we’re “mediation,” as used in the Bud- back against a chair with your feet sitting silently doing nothing? The dhist tradition, literally means “get- flat on the floor. general mindset is that to spend an ting used to” in Tibetan. Buddhists Once the body is still, it’s even fnstaff hour relaxing is to waste time we believe that what you listen and get harder to slow down and shut up the 2010-2011 could have spent doing anything and everything from homework or ap- used to is the true Buddha nature. This is only possible by letting every- mind. What remains might surprise you. What are you listening for? plying to graduate school, to volun- thing else evaporate like clouds on a Editor-in-Chief Jacqui Boyle 229-3892 Photography Editor Annamarie Bogusz teering or cleaning the house. We’re hot summer day. Word on the street... Print Managing Editor Claire Wiegand Assistant Photography Editor Mike Malloy Web Managing Editor Maggie Malach Copy Editors Michael Sahm & Steven Wright Director of Multimedia/Marketing Stephanie Chief News Writer Chris Rizer What are your plans for Family Weekend? Vermillion Lead News Writer Megan Harrell Assistant Director of Multimedia/Marketing Chief A&E Writer Brady Ashe Vince Ziols Lead A&E Writer Daniel Whitford News Editor Anna Beyerle 229-3226 Chief Sports Writer Brendan Hader Assistant News Editors Jen Cheney & Meagan Marion Lead Sports Writer Chris Moorman Arts & Entertainment Editor Frank Stanko Lead Photographer Marci Duckro 229-3890 Business Manager Kirstie Snyder Assistant A&E Editor Sara Green Advertising Manager Lauren Lecklider “On Saturday, my parents are “I’ll be studying, working on “My parents are coming down Opinions Editor Rebecca Young 229-3878 229-3813 coming to my lacrosse game, music and sleeping. My par- Friday, and we’ll probably get Assistant Opinions Editor Dan Cleveland Assistant Advertising Manager Andie Podwika and we’ll probably go eat at ents don’t love me.” some dinner. I have to work Sports Editor Jacob Rosen 229-3891 & Kelsey Fitzpatrick the Golden Nugget.” Saturday, but we’ll figure it out.” Assistant Sports Editors Daniel Vohden & Webmaster Jonathon Reinhart Nate Waggenspack Assistant Webmaster Justin Reinhart KURT PEDERSEN, SOPHOMORE LAUREN PORTER, SOPHOMORE JOHN LYNCH, JUNIOR Art Director Hannah Magnan CHEMICAL ENGINEERING PUBLIC RELATIONS PRE-MEDICINE Circulation Manager Pete Drouhard OPINIONS 9 Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 Stick shifts surpass automatics in experience, style gear. This is because they need Push in the clutch pedal. Select a letters to the editor INDIAN POLICY CHANGE KEY to anticipate the driver wanting gear. Slowly let out the clutch, to accelerate suddenly. With a and accelerate. Build up the en- manual, you can shift through gine speed and repeat the pro- the gears just the same; how- ever, when you get to speed, you cess. In my personal experience, nothing is more satisfying. TO POLITICAL PROGRESS are able to immediately shift up Take a manual through a curvy While the world waits in anticipa- while others insisted on freedom DAN CLEVELAND ASST. OPINIONS EDITOR into the highest gear your en- road. Anticipating corners as you tion for further peace talks between for Jammu and Kashmir. The del- gine speed allows. This results in prepare your car with a down- Israel and Palestine, another battle egation made it clear that Jammu Driving cars with manual lower revs per minute from your shift and then getting the timing of the borders is brewing in Jammu and Kashmir were “an integral part transmissions is better than au- engine. And the less the engine right to a split-second creates and Kashmir, the disputed border of India, and there was no question tomatics. When behind the wheel, is revving, the less gas you will the strongest feeling of satisfac- area between India and Pakistan, of its secession.” there is nothing more satisfying be using; thus, you will get better tion and unity with the car. It’s where Kashmiri separatists have The most refreshing answer of- than executing the functions of gas mileage. the difference between only ac- been staging protests for the last fered during the trip was one by the a manual transmission as you As college students, we could celerating, braking and steering “ accelerate or decelerate. Almost anyone who has had experiences all stand to save some money on gas. But we also need a car that in an automatic, and doing all of that while you select gears, “India needs to restore a sense of with these transmissions will tell is cheap from the start. This is look ahead to a curve, prepare normalcy to the region if it wants you that automatic gearboxes simply do not compare to manu- another place where manuals shine. With the exception of per- downshifts, start fresh at every stop light, and feel the car with Jammu and Kashmir to be an inte- als. But for those who are still in formance oriented cars, many a manual. gral part of India...” the dark about this, I’ll explain. new cars come standard with a You’re not sitting there lazily The benefit of these trans- five or six-speed manual trans- as you steer the car; you’re in- missions comes from a number mission at no extra cost. Usually, volved and understanding how EMILY JIRLES, SOPHMORE of factors. One of the beautiful opting for the automatic trans- it works as you execute its func- things about manual transmis- mission can add thousands of tions. It’s something that makes few months against continued In- leader of the Indian Communist sions is they are capable of good dollars to the car’s total price. the experience of driving an ab- dian military rule. Protests have Party, Sitaram Yechury. He said gas mileage because they put you Also, manuals tend to last longer solute pleasure. pitted stone-wielding Kasmiris that India’s first step was to restore in control of selecting a gear. than automatics because there If you haven’t yet had the op- against armed Indian soldiers re- normalcy to the region, then the de- Automatics will shift as you get are fewer parts that can wear or portunity to experience it, I turning lethal fire. Over 100 people mands can be further discussed. up to speed; however, once you need to be replaced. suggest you ask a friend with a have died in the fire fights. Last Sat- India needs to restore a sense of get to a desired speed, they tend Still not convinced? manual car to take you out in it urday, India sent a peace delegation normalcy to the region if it wants to hover in closer gears instead I haven’t even gotten to the sometime. of Indian members of Parliament Jammu and Kashmir to be an inte- of defaulting up to the highest best part: driving the manual car. You won’t be disappointed. (MPs) to meet with the Kashmiri gral part of India as it claims. How public, politicians and business can Jammu and Kashmir be “an Resident represents for best dorm leaders to seek an end to the blood- integral part of India” if its people shed. continue to chafe under such harsh The tension between India and military rule? India needs to repeal Walking up the hill through the As we freshmen plow down the that compared to other residence Kashmir has its roots in 1947, when the emergency laws that allow their rain, heat, snow or cold is some- hill in the morning for our 8 a.m. halls, our furniture looks brand the then maharaja, or high king, police to act with brutality and im- thing I look forward to everyday. classes, we all chat with one an- new, and it probably is. signed over some of his powers to munity. Instead of policing, India Stuart Hall is where I’m residing other and laugh about how much Despite the 10 minute commute India to protect the area against should focus on providing econom- this year at the top of the top in 7 we hate the uphill climb after from campus to my room, Stuart, invading Pakistani militants who ic and social assistance to the state. Meyer. Up on the hill, we have the classes. But even though we say with everything it has, goes above wanted to annex the territory be- By creating more jobs through pub- best view and the best lobby. With we hate it, we really don’t, because and beyond any other dorm. The cause of its Muslim majority. In lic work projects, building up infra- recent renovations to the whole at the end of the day, who can say sense of accomplishment I get ev- return, India was supposed to offer structure and offering chances for first floor, Stuart now has amazing they walk into a brand new lobby? ery day when I walk through the military support and hold a refer- better education, India can give the couches, huge flat screen TVs, a Not Marycrest or Founders, that’s doors of Stuart’s lobby, over to the endum, a nation-wide vote on cer- people of Kashmir not only a sense fireplace, a ping pong table, a foos- for sure. brand new elevator, is worth the tain issues and legislation, for the of normalcy, but a feeling of hope ball table and a brand new laun- Another great thing about living walk. people regarding the future of Jam- for their country and their children. dry room, and even Stu’s Landing up at the top is that the RecPlex is As I breeze past the brand new mu and Kashmir. India’s promised After normalcy has been estab- got a facelift. only a short jog down the hill, or if TVs, observing my fellow students referendum never came. lished, the best solution would be to Yes, walking up the hill can you want, you can always take the working on homework, I can see Most of the policies that have finally offer the referendum India sometimes be a pain, but it is stairs. they’re happy because there’s no Kashmiris up in arms are those promised in 1947 and have the peo- worth it when I get to the top of the Did I mention the view? Not place like home, and there’s no put in place by India itself. The ple decide the future of their state. hill and look out over Stuart Field only does Stuart have the best place like Stuart Hall. area suffers from brutal measures Perhaps, by then, they will see that and can see the gleaming blue cha- view of campus, but we also have such as a strict curfew and harsh there can be some advantages to be- pel right in my field of view. a great view of downtown and military rule. During the talks with ing “an integral part of India.” While Marycrest has the dining all around for that matter. The the Kashmiri last week, politicians ASHLEY PANTONA PRICE EMILY JIRLES hall, and Founders has the loca- view makes up for the closet-sized posed tough questions to the MPs. FRESHMEN SOPHOMORE tion, Stuart has the character and rooms we are crammed into. An- Many Kashmiri politicians chided the camaraderie. other great thing about Stuart is EDUCATION the MPs for India’s “brutal tactics,” INTERNATIONAL STUDIES / ECONOMICS WHAT DO YOU THINK? IS STUART REALLY THE BEST? ourpolicy DOES ANOTHER DORM RIVAL THE REST ON CAMPUS? Flyer News is the student-run newspaper of the University of Dayton. It works to serve the campus community and offers a forum for opinion. The university makes no representations or warranties SEND YOUR OPINIONS TO THE EDITOR BY E-MAILING regarding products or services advertised in Flyer News. Flyer News reserves the right to edit or OPINIONS@FLYERNEWS.COM reject all copy. Flyer News does not necessarily uphold or advocate the opinions in the columns, letters or cartoons appearing in the opinion pages. Send 50 to 350-word letters to the editor at: email@example.com. Submissions must include name, major, year and phone number. 10 SPORTS Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 Cincinnati Reds advance to playoffs for first time since ‘95 in 15 years (1999, 2000), and almost as of their next 34. They head into June many managers (nine) as Opening one game ahead of St. Louis. 768 RUNS SCORED BY THE REDS THIS SEASON, MOST IN THE NL Day starting pitchers (11) in the same Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010: amount of time. The Reds started a three-game 134 STRIKEOUTS BY STARTER JOHNNY CUETO, MOST ON THE TEAM That’s why this season has been series with the Cardinals the day a refresher for Reds fans with excite- before, and coming into the Tuesday 42 COME-FROM-BEHIND VICTORIES, MOST IN MLB ment at an all-time high. The team matchup, the Reds were only one CHRIS MOORMAN, LEAD SPORTS WRITER 21 CINCINNATI WINS IN ITS LAST AT-BAT, MOST IN MLB currently leads MLB with 42 come- game ahead of their new rivals. This, After 15 years and almost 80 from-behind victories, and 21 wins in of course, was the night Johnny Cue- 15 YEARS SINCE THE REDS MADE THE PLAYOFFS percent of my lifetime, the Cincin- its last at-bat. to kicked himself, and the Reds, into nati Reds are finally returning to the Summarizing the season, three postseason contenders. 1.029F FIRST BASEMAN JOEY VOTTO’S OPS, BEST IN THE NL postseason. dates tell the real story of the 2010 Even though the Cardinals even- Thanks to Jay Bruce and his Cincinnati Reds. tually swept the series with ease, walk-off heroics on Tuesday, Sept. Saturday, April 24, 2010: and went a game up on the Reds, no ALL STATISTICS AS OF TUESDAY, SEPT. 28 28, Cincinnati can party like it’s 1995 The Reds had just been shut out, one expected the Reds to win seven once again, the last time the Reds and held to four hits by the San Diego straight afterward and go 19-8 in Au- lous slider to a Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Orlando Cabrera). won the National League Central Padres. The Reds had a 7-11 record gust. And no one expected the Car- team looking ahead to next year. In They also have a starting rotation and qualified for the postseason. on the young season, and stood three dinals to crash faster than the 1929 eight pitches, Chapman gave Reds with some of the best young pitch- For Reds fans my age, those born and a half games behind St. Louis. stock market. By the end of August, fans goose bumps and something we ers in baseball between Edinson after the wire-to-wire championship Manager Dusty Baker then decided the Reds were seven games up on the haven’t felt in years: hope. Volquez, Homer Bailey and Cueto. team of 1990, we’ve been praying for to pull a “Bull Durham” on his team Cardinals, and pulling away. Looking ahead, the Reds have And teams can’t forget the Reds’ this day to come. We’re too young to (watch the movie, if you don’t catch Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010: a chance in October with NL Most deep bullpen with Chapman, Arthur remember the 1995 season, and the the reference). After another poor This was the day “AroldisMania” Valuable Player candidate Joey Rhodes, Nick Masset and Francisco one-game playoff against the New performance, Baker held a team hit Cincinnati. The Reds promoted Votto, not to mention NL Comeback Cordero. York Mets in 1999 doesn’t count, no meeting, and proceeded to chew out 22-year-old Cuban defector Aroldis Player of the Year hopeful Scott Ro- There’s one more date Reds fans matter how hard we try to convince the entire team for close to 15 min- Chapman just in time to stabilize the len. The Reds have not only the NL’s should keep in mind: Wednesday, ourselves it does. utes, even skipping the postgame bullpen and put him on the potential highest scoring and hitting team, but Oct. 6. That’s the day the MLB post- It’s been tough for Reds fans for media session, according to ESPN. postseason roster. an infield with three former Gold season starts, and for the first time the past decade and a half. The Reds The scare tactic worked. The Chapman showed off his 103- Glove winners (third baseman Ro- in 15 years, the Reds will be playing have had only two winning seasons Reds won five straight games, and 23 mile per hour fastball and ridicu- len, shortstop Brandon Phillips and baseball in October. SPORTS 11 Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 Women’s Soccer TUCKER INFUSES PRIDE, SUCCESS INTO UD PROGRAM MARISSA MALSON but the highway, and [we] sucked in has taken the time to establish per- families outside of soccer as well; said. “He treats us and cares for us Sports Staff Writer exhaust fumes. Baujan Field was in sonal relationships with his players. this means a lot to us knowing that like his own daughters. He goes into absolutely horrible condition. They This culminated in last year’s unde- he cares about us and our success off every game knowing we are the bet- University of Dayton women’s used it for band practice; they used feated regular season, and a trip to the field.” ter team, [and] as long as he thinks soccer head coach Mike Tucker it for intramural sports, and really, the second round of the NCAA Tour- And the constant improvement of that, we believe and know it too.” never expected to find himself at the there was more dirt than grass. We nament. the program is not just his doing. His To this day, Tucker said he still helm of one of the Atlantic 10 Confer- always had good players [though]; “Coach Tucker takes so much interaction with his players keeps loves what he does. ence’s most successful teams. that was the constant.” pride in our team and program,” them involved in the process, proving “After all these years, I’m still His career began unexpectedly. Tucker still lives today in the city senior midfielder/forward Kelly to another senior how he values their having a blast,” he said. “I still have Tucker’s daughter Lori played for of his alma mater, the University of Blumenschein said. “We all are moti- time at UD. a lot of fun, [and] I owe the success the Flyers from 1989 to 1991, and he Cincinnati, where he graduated in vated by this to play with pride and “Coach Tucker always takes into we’ve had primarily to our players would watch her practices. One day, 1969. When asking others about the passion and to be positive represen- consideration our thoughts and ideas and to our assistant coaches. I hope head coach Tom Schindler told Tuck- success during his tenure, they men- tatives of UD at all times. He takes about what might help our team to I’m here to enjoy it for a number of er his time watching from afar was tion the team culture, the academic the time to get to know us and our succeed,” senior defender Alli Giner more years.” over. success and the overall pride of being “Coach Schindler at the time said a Dayton Flyer. ‘if you’re going to hang around, I’m “I think it’s a very player friendly putting you to work’,” Tucker said. [atmosphere],” assistant coach Ser- “It was great for me; I loved it. I would gio Gonzalez said. “I think it’s an en- come up and help a little bit, and vironment where players are asked without that there’s no way I would to be individuals kind of within the have ever become a college coach.” team concept, where we want to get Tucker now is entering his 16th the best out of a player that we’ve season as head coach for the Flyers. brought in. It’s an opportunity for He has a career record of 216-80-22 them to bring their strengths to make for a .714 winning percentage. He is us a better team.” a three-time A-10 Coach of the Year In addition to developing soccer and has won nine conference titles, skills, Tucker also demands academ- including six tournament champion- ic excellence from his players. ships. Under his direction, the Flyers “We’ve tried to set a standard from have appeared in six NCAA tourna- the very beginning [that] we’re going ments, and have reached the Sweet to do things the right way,” Tucker 16 once. said. “Academically, we demand that Tucker has seen numerous that’s first priority, and I think in my changes to the women’s soccer pro- 16 years here, we’ve never had a year gram over the years. where we’ve been under 3.0 [grade “[The difference is] night and day, point average] as a team. I’m proba- really,” he said. “Just really the facili- bly way more proud of that than any ties are incredibly different. We used of the wins we’ve done on the field.” to practice over in a field next to the From the success in the class- Women’s soccer head coach Mike Tucker leads the Flyers during a practice at the NCR Fields on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Tucker, in his 16th arena, where we couldn’t hear a thing room and on the field, the coach also season as the leader of the UD program, has won six Atlantic 10 Conference tournament titles. MIKE MALLOY/ASST. PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR Williams starring for Flyers early in 2010 season READ THE MEN’S SOCCER A-10 PREVIEW ON MONDAY CHRISTIAN CABELLO and nine assists. Williams then herself. Sports Staff Writer worked hard in the offseason to “She leads by example,” Tucker Calling future prepare mentally and physically for said. “As the stats show, she is in- Sophomore women’s soccer star this current season. volved in almost every goal scored. Colleen Williams is off to a hot start through 10 games of the 2010 regu- “Yeah, actually during the off- season, I play on a club team all Now, a lot of teams are getting scouting reports on her and dou- Peace Corps Volunteers! lar season. summer with girls I have been play- bling her, but she manages to fight Thousands of new volunteer With the University of Dayton’s ing with since I was eight years old,” through, and get things done.” positions are available for 2011. is calling. Life non-conference schedule complet- Williams said. “We end up playing Compiling over 200 wins in his Apply now!How far will you go? ed, she currently leads the Atlan- about 20 or 30 games; it’s really like career as Dayton’s head coach, tic 10 Conference in points (21) and another season.” Tucker remains confident about goals scored (eight). Women’s soccer head coach Williams and the rest of the team Life is calling. “It has definitely been a collec- Mike Tucker praised Williams’ for the 2010 season. How far will you go? tive effort between all of us,” said work ethic. “We’ve put ourselves in a great Learn more about the benefits of Peace Corps service. Williams about the early season “Well, Colleen is way up there,” position,” he said. “We’ve played a results. “Everyone has their part Tucker said. “She is a very, very lot of good teams, and we’re coming Information Session on the team. All of the girls I play talented player and one of the most around to be a very, very good team with are truly leaders on and off the competitive I’ve had. She hates to at this point. We’ll be very, very Wednesday, Oct. 13th field.” lose and scores goals when we need competitive with anyone we play.” 6:00 p.m. Before the year, she was named them. She is as talented as anyone The Flyers will begin the re-de- World Exchange Lounge one of six A-10 players as “sopho- I’ve had.” fense of their A-10 crown this week- 0116 Alumni Hall more stars for 2010” by the soccer Tucker also said Williams loves end at Baujan Field. UD will play website TopDrawerSoccer.com. to play soccer whenever she gets a against Fordham University Friday, Apply by Oct. 1 for added programs leaving She earned the 2009 A-10 Rookie chance, whether it is during an ac- Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m., followed by La in 2011 -- Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary Year! of the Year award last season, fin- tual game, practice, or just when Salle University on Sunday, Oct. 3 800.424.8580 | peacecorps.gov/application ishing with 23 points off seven goals she is kicking the ball around by at 1 p.m. 12 SPORTS Flyer News • Friday, October 1, 2010 Volleyball SCHEDULE MARTEN STARTING AGAIN FOR RANKED FLYERS DANIEL VOHDEN spring tournament season and the weeks to recover from, but com- exposes character,” volleyball Volleyball Friday, Oct. 1 vs. Rhode Island Saturday, Oct. 2 vs. Fordham Assistant Sports Editor summer workouts, but the issues plications quickly arose when head coach Kelly Sheffield said. Four knee surgeries usually quickly resurfaced on the Marten tried to return to action “Well, she hasn’t felt sorry for Football would be enough to derail most last day of preseason. again. herself, made excuses, pulled Saturday, Oct. 2 vs. Valparaiso athletes from continuing their “I was doing the “When I came back to practice, away from the team, quit on her- careers. shuttle run and I couldn’t control the swelling in self or her teammates, or any Cross Country For redshirt junior pivoted wrong my knee,” she said. “There would of the number of things that Friday, Oct. 1 at All-Ohio Cham- volleyball player on my turn and be days I would wake up and many people in the same situa- Yvonne Mar- tore my medial couldn’t bend it past 90 degrees.” tion do. People see how hard she pionship, Cedarville, Ohio ten, though, it The lingering injury forced works and how determined she is. was only a speed Marten into limit- e d There’s not a person on this team Women’s Tennis bump. that Yvonne hasn’t inspired big Friday, Oct.1 - Sunday, Oct. Coming out of In- time.” 3 at Notre Dame Invitational, dianapolis Cathedral High Through the adversity Marten South Bend, Ind. School, Marten already had two has had to go through over the last surgeries under her belt with two action during her redshirt several years, her commitment to Men’s Soccer ACL reconstructive operations on sophomore season in 2009, mak- volleyball never wavered. Sunday, Oct. 3 vs. Canisius her right knee. ing it the second season in a row “My orthopedic surgeon, Dr. The outside/right-side hitter that she was unable to play at full [Donald] Shelbourne, who be- Women’s Soccer Marten began her University of strength. cause of my history I know very Friday, Oct. 1 vs. Fordham Dayton career on a positive note, “Last year was rough because well, has been telling me I should finishing third on the team in I would feel really good, and then give up sports since I was a junior Sunday, Oct. 3 vs. La Salle blocks-per-set while helping the not be able to walk the next day,” in high school after ACL tear No. team to a first round win in the she said. “Or I’d make it through a 2.” Marten said. “I never really Men’s Golf 2007 NCAA Tournament. After the couple days of practice, but by the think of it like that. I think the Sunday, Oct. 3 - Monday, Oct. season, however, Marten went un- time the weekend came, I would moment you start thinking you 4 at Renaissance Invitational, der the knife for a third time. be so swollen and sore that I have a career-ending injury, it is Fort Myers, Florida “My first surgery in college wouldn’t be able to play in games. a career-ending injury. It’s all in was in May of freshman year,” Marten said. “I tore the ACL, MCL It was a horrible cycle.” Marten eventually decided to your head.” As a pre-dental major with a DID YOU KNOW? and meniscus in my left knee dur- shut everything down and take psychology and business minor, ing a spring practice.” me- two months off from any volley- Marten is on track to complete her Due to the extent of the inju- nis- ball-related activities before re- undergraduate degree next aca- DANGER DUO ries, Marten and the UD coach- c u s , ” turning for this season. demic year before dental school, Redshirt senior Lindsay Fletemier ing staff decided it was best M a r - Now healthy for the first time although a professional career in and senior Amanda Cowdrey won for her to redshirt the next ten said. since 2007, Marten has started volleyball is still a possibility. Atlantic 10 Conference Offensive season, and make sure her “I had a lot every game for the nationally For now though, being back and Defensive Player of the Week knee was fully healed be- of swelling and ranked No. 20 Flyers this season, on the court is the best medicine honors, respectively, for their vol- fore resuming volley- pain, so I had sur- and ranks fourth on the team in Marten could get. leyball efforts last weekend. ball. gery to get my medial blocks. “It feels good to be back out The deci- meniscus taken out the Her perseverance through there with the team; just being AMAZING GRACE sion paid off, first day of preseason ju- the injuries is not taken light- able to play is huge for me,” Mar- Cathy Sheffield, wife of Dayton vol- as Marten was nior year.” ly by her head coach. ten said. “I have a lot of things to leyball head coach Kelly Sheffield, able to partici- The procedure was “We’ve all heard that work on to make up for lost time, gave birth Tuesday morning, Sept. pate during the only supposed to take six athletics and adversity but it feels great.” 28, to a baby girl named Grace. Men’s Water Polo Club Club excited for Family Weekend tournament, hopeful for increased attendance JIM WOMBWELL Sports Staff Writer Blume and senior team captain/ in the pool at a time for each team. and went back into the game.” cause it takes a lot to keep up the club president Ben Beachler be- “The field [pool] is like soccer, For the entire game, players endurance for a game. The mental- The University of Dayton men’s lieve the team will win the tour- the play is like basketball, and have to tread water and aren’t al- ity needed to withstand all the low club water polo team begins its sea- nament this weekend. They hope intensity is like rugby or mixed lowed to touch the bottom of the blows and cheap shots comes with son shortly, and has high hopes for they are the most talented team in martial arts,” senior David Allison pool. To prepare for this torment, time. accomplishing goals of years past. the field, and they have the depth said. the UD club swims for 30 minutes, Allison, a goalie/utility player After winning the national this year to keep the intensity up. Blume has had numerous bro- and then works on drills and scrim- for the team, is optimistic about the championship in 1994, the team has The club is compiled of 14 players, ken noses and a chipped tooth mages for the rest of practice. team’s chances in the tournament, attempted to increase participation so they have plenty of people to sub while playing through the years. “I started in middle school,” and believes UD can make the na- and awareness on campus. That in and out. Allison once saw a player’s jaw Thelen said. “My first two years tional tournament if its members continues this weekend at the Rec- Freshmen standout Connor come out of place. I was forced into it, but after two do the necessary work. Plex when the team hosts a tourna- Thelen described the game as the “The player got an elbow in the years of getting my butt kicked, I “It’s a big deal, [and] we want ment on Friday and Saturday, Oct. physicality of football with the face, and blood went everywhere,” started to really enjoy it.” to bring in support,” Allison said. 2-3, to determine conference seeds. flow of basketball. There are a total Allison said. “Then he went to the Thelen said the hardest part of “The bigger the crowd, the better Both senior coach Brendan of six field players and one goalie bench, popped it back into place water polo is the conditioning be- we do.” READ ABOUT THE CHANGES FOR THE DAYTON FLYERS SOFTBALL TEAM, AND CHECK OUT AN EXCLUSIVE FLYER FOCUS BLOG, FEATURING A Q&A WITH MEN’S BASKETBALL SENIOR CHRIS WRIGHT.