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                       June 6, 2007
              Volume 101, Issue 152
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  says farewell
                       Wearing your
                       political views                                                                                                                                                                           to Saddlemire
                       on your sleeve                                                                                                                                                                                  By Amanda Hoover
                       Many are choosing to                                                                                                                                                                              Managing Editor
                       boycott certain brands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Stacks of moving boxes in virtu-
                       because of their poli-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ally every office in Saddlemire
                       cies | Page 6                                                                                                                                                                             and a sign in the Career
                       An MTV                                                                                                                                                                                    Services Center asking stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dents to “Please pardon our
                       dating show                                                                                                                                                                               mess while we prepare for our
                       gets ‘nexted’                                                                                                                                                                             move to North Conklin,” are all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 evidence that the demolition of
                       The show that takes                                                                                                                                                                       the hall is imminent.
                       dating shows to the                                                                                                                                                                           “The goal is to have everyone
                       “Next” level gets a                                                                                                                                                                       moved out of the building by
                       critical review | Page 6                                                                                                                                                                  July 1, so they can begin the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 process of demolition,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tim Carney, associate direc-
                       Managing time                                                                                                                                                                             tor for operations at Residence
                       between friends                                                                                                                                                                           Life.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Once Saddlemire has been
                       and lovers                                                                                                                                                                                vacated, a contracting com-

                       Our columnists explain                                                                                                                                                                    pany will come in to tear down
                       the debate from both                                                                                                                                                                      the building. Hopes are that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 demolition will begin in July,
                       the male and female                                                                                                                                                                       though construction on the
                       perspective                                                                                                                                                                               Wolfe Center — the new addi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tion to the theater department
                            See more online:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 — isn’t expected to begin for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 another 18 months and a new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 student services building is still
                       Uptown seems                                                                                                                                                                              years away.
                                                                                                                                                                                 DAN WHITE | THE BG NEWS             NoteveryofficeinSaddlemire
                       to be going                                                                                                                                                                               will be moving into tempo-
                       downhill                                                                                                                                                                                  rary housing at North Conklin.
                        Different music and                                                                                                                                                                      Some offices, like the Center

                                                                                    World travelers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for Applied Technology’s Large
                        a new crowd have                                                                                                                                                                         Format Digital Imaging Lab,
                        some saying ‘no’ to the                                                                                                                                                                  will be moving straight into
                        dance club | Page 4                                                                                                                                                                      their permanent homes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Spring semester was my
                       Gas prices are                                                                                                                                                                            first semester at Saddlemire,”
                       high and we’re                                                                                                                                                                            said Naj Ahmad, a sophomore
                       all at fault
                       The price has raised
                                                                         Fulbright to send 6 from University overseas                                                                                            engineering student who has a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 co-op at the CAT Lab. “I like this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 building, but at the same time,
                       all the way to $3.50                                   By Scott Recker                  Meaghan Geraghty, of Austinburg,       succeed in teaching somewhere                              I’m ready for a change. We’re
                       per gallon and no one                                      Reporter                  Ohio, will travel to Hong Kong where      completely different than I’m used                         hoping for some improvement
                                                                                                            she will teach English.                   to,” Jackson said.                                         with the move,” Ahmad said.
                       seems to be doing                          Three recent University graduates            “I wanted to get some international       John Fischer will be heading to                             With the exception of the
                       anything about it                          and three professors have been            experience,” Geraghty said. “I love to    Poland as well, while Marc Simon                           CAT Lab and the Student
                       | Page 4                                   granted Fulbright Scholarships and        teach so teaching English would be        will be teaching in Austria.                               Technology Center — which
                                                                  will travel across seas to participate    something right up my alley since I          These BGSU alumni and faculty                           will move to the first floor of
                                                                  in an opportunity of a lifetime.          was an English Literature major.”         received six of approximately 6,000                        Hayes Hall — most other offic-
                        BGSU athletics                              Recent       graduates       David         Paul Lajeunesse will spend his         new grants given out by the Fulbright                      es from Saddlemire will move
                        takes a tour in                           Wegehaupt, Meaghan Geraghty               days studying landscape painting in       program each year, adding up to $235                       to North Conklin.
                                                                  and Paul Lajeunesse will represent        Iceland.                                  million.                                                       Offices will be in the process
                        Northwest Ohio                            Bowling Green as they venture off t o        “It’s my belief that the physical         The bill signed by Harry S. Truman                      of moving all month with the
                        The 2007                                  better themselves both academically       landscape directly affects how a          in 1946, which was introduced by                           help of the Materials Handling
                                                                  and socially.                             society functions,” Lajeunesse said.      Senator J. William Fulbright, allowed                      department and American
                        Barnstorming Tour                           Wegehaupt, a native of Glendale,        “Iceland is extraordinary in terms of     Congress to create the scholarship.                        Interiors of Toledo. However,
                        began last weekend                        Ariz., will be traveling to Paris to      its physical geography as well as its        “The Fulbright Program aims to                          contractors are still submitting
                        | Page 5                                  study saxophone at the National           society.”                                 bring a little more knowledge, a lit-                      bids for the demolition. The
                                                                  Conservatory where he hopes to               BGSU faculty members David             tle more reason and a little more                          University has not hired a con-
                       Group: Olympics                            learn from great saxophone players.       Jackson, John Fischer and Marc            compassion into world affairs, and                         tractor yet but expects to do so
                                                                    “I had my mind set on studying in       Simon will all depart for Eastern         thereby to increase the chance that                        with plenty of time to keep the
                       are displacing                             Paris and the Fulbright Scholarship       Europe in the near future.                nations will learn at last to live in                      project on schedule.
                       millions                                   has made that possible,” Wegehaupt           “I wanted to go to Poland to teach     peace and friendship,” Fulbright,                              When bidding for a project

                       Construction in host                       said.                                     somewhere different to see if I could     who died in 1995, said.                                    such as the Saddlemire demo-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lition, companies will submit
                       cities are resulting                                                                                                                                                                      sealed copies of their bids to
                       in the destruction of
                       many area homes                                                                                                                                                                                See FAREWELL | Page 3
                       | Page 5

                                                          City officials                           University offers B!G cash to summer graduates
                                                        discuss increase                              By Amanda Hoover
                                                                                                                                      “Three hundred dollars is good rent                                      it will help to increase summer

                                                        in violent crime                                Managing Editor

                                                                                                It’s not very often students get
                                                                                                                                       money. I don’t know if it’s incentive
                                                                                                                                                                                                               enrollment. While the incen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               tive is automated, meaning
                                                                                                                                                                                                               there’s no application neces-
                                                          By Megan Armentrout and
                                                             Kristen Schweitzer
                                                                                                to see “free money” from the
                                                                                                University. Most scholarships
                                                                                                                                      enough to get out in four years, but                                     sary, it is dependent on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                               year’s funding and may not
                       How have rising gas
                                                                  Reporters                     carry minimum GPA require-
                                                                                                ments or essays or even com-
                                                                                                                                    people who want to be done in four years                                   always be available because of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               budget constraints.
                       prices affected you?             At the city council meeting             petitions.
                                                                                                                                            don’t need an incentive.”                                             Even though the check totals

                                                        Monday, Larry Sorrells, city               But not the B!G Summer                                                                                      less than the cost of one sum-
                                                        council member, bought up the           Advantage Incentive, which                   Vish Sakthivel | Senior Philosophy and Pre-Law Major              mer credit hour, which comes
                                                        recently released FBI reports on        this year carries a $300 check                                                                                 in at $427, students are saying
                                                        violent crimes.                         for any senior who enrolled at     summer 2001 to promote stu-             and promotions at the Office        the program is still worth it.
                                                           Sorrells noticed this report         the University in 2003 and will    dents’ academic progress to             of Continuing and Extended             “Three hundred dollars is
                                                        on and said it found            graduate this August as a result   graduate within four years              Education.                          good rent money. I don’t know
                                                        an increase in crime blamed             of taking summer courses.          of matriculation,” said Ann               Another hope administra-
                                                        on gangs, youth violence, gun              “The program started in         Krebs, director of marketing            tors have of the program is that            See CASH | Page 3
                       ANDY HONNERT,                    crimes and fewer police on
                       Senior,                          patrol.
                       Integrated Social Studies           The largest increase occurred
                        “I try to drive as little
                        as possible.”
                        | Page 4
                                                        in the west at 2.8 percent,
                                                        according to
                                                           Sorrells voiced his concern
                                                        that Bowling Green might expe-
                                                                                                Report suggests not all are happy with campus life
                                                        rience this rate in crime.                     By Steve Kunkler            1,257 students and Institutional        numbers for 2007.                   of the categories saw an increase
                                                           “What caught my attention                       Reporter                Research received 868 valid               JoAnn Kroll, director of the      from numbers in previous years
                                                        was the increase in violent                                                returns, which were 69 percent          Career Center, credited the         shown in the report.
                                                        crimes in small towns,” Sorrell         The University’s Office of         of the surveys sent out.                low numbers for the Honors             Jill Carr, dean of students, said
                                                        said.                                   Institutional Research, which         The report provided results          Program with students choos-        the University always tries to
                        TODAY                              BGPD Chief Gary Spencer              is used by the University to       with numbers from every other           ing not to be involved with the     improve student life on campus,
                        Sunny                           assured Sorrells Bowling Green          improve areas the administra-      year dating back to 2001.               program.                            whether it is the availability for

                                                        did not need to fear a crime            tors feel are not where they          The Honors Program saw a               The survey also dealt with the    parking or the residence halls.
                        High: 75, Low: 60               increase.                               should be, recently released the   drop of more than 20 percent            “Parking Facilities and Services”      In response to the availabil-
                                                           “Crime has always been low           results of a survey conducted      in the satisfaction of students         and the “availability of courses    ity of parking at the University,
                                                        in BG since the 27 years I have         in May showing the satisfac-       with the program. Results from          students want at the times they     which received a satisfactory
                                                        been on the force,” Spencer             tion students at the University    the survey in 2001 showed an 83         want to take them.”                 rating under 15 percent in the
                                                        said.                                   have with different aspects of     percent satisfaction rate. The sat-       Neither of those two cat-         report, Carr said that the ratings
                       TOMORROW                                                                 campus life.                       isfaction of the Honors Program         egories saw an approval rating
                       Partly Cloudy, Windy                     See CITY | Page 2                  The survey was sent out to      rests at 60 percent based on the        above 41 percent, although both            See REPORT | Page 3
                       High: 91, Low: 75

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BLOTTER                                Animal cruelty cases in Wood County lead to organized response
                                            By Kristen Schweitzer               said.                                 Wood County Humane Society
6:58 P.M.
A Schwinn Mountain bike, valued                    Reporter                        Sieving is responsible for the     also investigates cases of ani-                    “They are more attention starved
at $110, was stolen from the library                                            enforcement of all ordinances         mal cruelty.
sometime between 5:15 to 6:30          Last month two instances of              regulating animals within the            “We make about 400 visits                   than anything. They just want someone to
p.m.                                   animal cruelty were report-              city and also responsible for         [each year] to households inves-
10:21 P.M.                             ed to the University Police              investigating all animal com-         tigating possibilities of animal                              love them.”
Miles T. McCollough and Cody           Department.                              plaints received by the police        cruelty and/or neglect,” said
M. Pixley, 19, of Bowling Green,         However, according to Tom              division, including animal cru-       Esther Fadian, the president of                   Dr. Dave Ernsthausen | Doctor at the Wood County Humane Society
were both cited for disorderly         Sieving, the animal control offi-        elty and animal bites.                the board of directors for the
conduct for fighting on North          cer at the Bowling Green Police             In his five years as the city      WCHS.                                        very thin and about 90 percent                    The WCHS does its best to
Grove Street.                          Department, the city is not typ-         animal control officer, Sieving          The WCHS responds to each                 of the time they have worms,”                   make sure these animals get
                                       ically an area with many cases           has only prosecuted two cases         and every cruelty, neglect or                said Ernsthausen.                               what they need.
WEDNESDAY                              of animal cruelty.                       of animal cruelty.                    abuse call that comes in from                   However, being physically                      They provide shelter for these
                                         “Typically I don’t see a whole            Animal cruelty is considered       Wood County residents.                       starved isn’t usually the worst                 surrendered or abused animals
2:36 A.M.                              lot [of animal cruelty incidents]        a misdemeanor crime, accord-             According to Dr. Dave                     of these animals’ problems.                     until a suitable home is found,
Zayne O. Richardson, 25, of            in town here … when you’re in            ing to Sieving, meaning the           Ernsthausen, the WCHS brings                    “They are more atten-                        according to Fadian.
Carey, Ohio, and Amanda K.             town here there’s more people            punishment is usually mild            their rescued animals to him                 tion starved than anything,”                      Again, the punishment
Counts, 19, of Rudolph, Ohio,          watching you. So I don’t think           depending on the severity of          at the Animal Hospital at West               Ernsthausen said.                               received depends on the sever-
where both arrested for disorderly     we have as many incidences as            the case.                             Ridge.                                          “They just want someone to
conduct for their involvement          they do outside the city,” Sieving          In addition to the BGPD, the          “Those animals are typically              love them,” he said.                                      See ANIMAL | Page 3
in a fight on North Main Street.
Richardson was also arrested on
a Wood County Sheriff’s Office
contempt warrant and taken
to the Wood County Justice
3:20 A.M.
                                                                                                                          Schoolhouse offers insight into past
                                                                                                                             By Justin Rutledge
Erin L. Adams, 21, of Bowling
Green, was cited for criminal
trespass at the Heritage Assisted
Living Facility on Klotz Road.                                                                                        The Educational Memorabilia
According to police reports,                                                                                          Center adds a slice of history to
Adams entered the nursing home                                                                                        Bowling Green State University’s
while intoxicated and began wan-                                                                                      campus and allows area schools
dering the halls yelling “hey” and                                                                                    to experience school life in the
seemed to be lost. When police                                                                                        1800s.
arrived she seemed unaware of                                                                                            The Memorabilia Center is
where she was. The officers took
                                                                                                                      located in a one-room school-
her home to be taken care of by
                                                                                                                      house next to the police sta-
                                                                                        JORDAN FLOWER | THE BG NEWS   tion. “Teaching About the
6:23 P.M.
                                       GRUESOME FIND: Dunn Funeral Home employees and BG EMTs remove the body         Past,” an article published by
A bike, valued at $80, was taken
from the Junior High school                                                                                           the University in 1994, states
                                       of an unidentified man from the apartments behind the BG Civil War museum.
around 3 p.m.                                                                                                         that bringing a schoolhouse on

THURSDAY                                Unknown dead woman found                                                      campus was an idea of then-
                                                                                                                      University president William
                                                                                                                      Jerome. “It’s the only one-room

1:15 A.M.
                                        nearly 2 weeks after her death                                                schoolhouse in northwest
                                                                                                                      Ohio,” said Katie Kistler, a BGSU
                                                                                                                      tour guide. According to the
A laptop was stolen from an                    By Tim Sampson
apartment on High Street. The                                                 was at the scene, estimated the         University Web site it is “part
                                               City News Editor               woman had been dead for 10              of the University’s collection of
apartment was unlocked.
                                                                              to 15 days before she was dis-          pre-1940 education memora-
1:47 A.M.                              An unidentified woman who              covered.                                bilia.”
Adam T. Rodriguez, 24, of              was found dead and partial-               Police have been unable to              The schoolhouse was built in
Toledo, and Christine R. Ball, 36,     ly decayed in her apartment            locate next of kin and had not          1875, in Huron, Ohio, and was
of Port Clinton, were both cited       Monday afternoon was being             released the woman’s identity           moved onto campus in 1975.
for disorderly conduct for fight-      served with an eviction notice.        at press time, apart from say-          A handout used when schools
ing with each other in Lot 6. Ball       The Bowling Green Police             ing she was not a University            visit the Center states that the
claimed Rodriguez choked her           Division received a call at 4:14       student.                                schoolhouse was being used as
and Rodriguez claimed Ball hit         p.m. from a court employee                The body was turned over             junk on a farmer’s land when his
him in the face 13 times.              who had gone to the apart-             to the Wood County Coroner,             two daughters told the school
                                       ment on the 100 block of Court         who has yet to release any find-        about it.
                                       Street to deliver the notice.          ings.
                                       Upon arrival the employee dis-            Look for more informa-
    ONLINE: Find more blotter action                                                                                      ONLINE: Read the rest of this story on                                                                JORDAN FLOWER | THE BG NEWS
                                       covered the body.                      tion on our Web site as it is
    at                                                                                                     our Web site at           SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK: The educational Memorabilia Center sits next to the police station.
                                         BGPD Sgt. Paul Tyson, who            released.

                                                                                                                      CITY1                                           “We put a lot of time and effort to ensure
                                                                                                                      From Page                                         the city of BG is well taken care of.”
                                                                                                                         Spencer also said the double                            Pamela Butler | Wood County Health Commissioner
                                                                                                                      homicide that occurred earlier
                                                                                                                      this year will not be an indica-             “We are in the process of doing                 vately owned, they still require
                                                                                                                      tion of crime to come in the                 a community needs assessment                    a work staff. Workers have the
                                                                                                                      city.                                        based on the report.”                           right to a smoke-free environ-
                                                                                                                         Sorrells was satisfied with                  Gordy Heminger, a councilor,                 ment, Butler said.
                                                                                                                      Spencer’s response to the vio-               discussed how the county was                       Also discussed at the public
                                                                                                                      lent crime rate.                             following the smoking ban.                      meeting were several ordinanc-
                                                                                                                         “We sound much better off                    Pamela Butler said the mem-                  es that will be reviewed at an
                                                                                                                      than some of the other small                 bers of the county were follow-                 upcoming public meeting.
                                                                                                                      cities,” Sorrells concluded.                 ing the smoking ban.                               These ordinances include an
                                                                                                                         Pamela Butler, Wood County                   “It could be worse,” Butler                  ordinance changing the zon-
                                                                                                                      health commissioner, appeared                said. “Other counties are having                ing of a property on Conneaut
                                                                                                                      before the council to distrib-               more difficulty with the ban.”                  Avenue and an ordinance
                                                                                                                      ute 2006 health reports. These                  Terry Dunn, city council                     approving the zoning of an
                                                                                                                      reports included reports of                  member, asked about the issue                   outdoor pool and sunroom at
                                                                                                                      death, environmental health,                 of smoking in private clubs,                    Hertiage Corner.
                                                                                                                      AIDS prevention and commu-                   because they are privately                         The next public meeting dis-
                                                                                                                      nicable disease.                             owned.                                          cussing these ordinances will
                                                                                                                         “We put a lot of time and                    Butler replied the issue has                 be held on June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at
                                                                                                                      effort to ensure the city of BG is           not yet been resolved.                          the city administration build-
                                                                                                                      well taken care of,” Butler said.               Even though the clubs are pri-               ing.

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CAMPUS                                                     Patrol office moves to new location
BRIEFS                                                                                                                                                                                             THE BG NEWS SUDOKU
                                                               By Scott Recker
                                                                                              Green post, located on State               mile off I-75 where 44 percent
Drug trafficking ring                                              Reporter
                                                                                              Rt. 582 west of I-75, was made             of our crashes occur,” Lt. Dean
busted, six arrested                                  After almost 50 years in                operational on May 17.                     Laubacher said.
    Local authorities wrapped up a major              Walbridge, the State Highway              Bowling Green was chosen as
drug trafficking investigation with the arrest of     Patrol office responsible for           the new home of the County’s
                                                      Wood County has moved to a              Highway Patrol office because                    ONLINE: Read the rest of this story on
six people in Bowling Green on Friday.                                                                                                         our Web site at
                                                      new office in Bowling Green.            of its location.
    Wood County Sheriffs arrested Roxanne               The $1.45 million Bowling               “The new post puts us one
Torrez, 34, of Perrysburg, and Frankie
Hernandez, 26, of Cygnet, on East Wooster
Street near the University. Shawn Hager, 46,
and James Bateson, 34, both of Bowling
Green; and Andrea Vidales, 44, and Christina
Leuck, 27, both of Toledo, were also arrested
at a home on the 200 block of Napoleon                From Page 1
    According to a press release from the             the University’s Department of
Wood County Sheriff’s Office, the suspects            Design and Construction over a
are being charged with trafficking and com-           four-week period. All of the bids
plicity in trafficking drugs for bringing crack       are then opened and reviewed in
cocaine from Toledo and selling it in Bowling         one day — June 7.
Green and North Baltimore.                               As with other buildings built
    The arrests are the result of long-term           in the 1960s and before, the con-
investigation involving the Wood County               cern of asbestos removal and
Sheriff’s Office, the North Baltimore Police          other environmental hazards was
                                                      addressed by the University. An                                                                                                    SUDOKU
Department and the Wood County
                                                      environmental survey was com-                                                                                                      To play: Complete the grid
Prosecutors Office, with assistance from
                                                      pleted on the project and found                                                                                                    so that every row, column
other local, state and federal authorities. More
                                                      no risks which were out of the                                                                                                     and every 3 x 3 box contains
charges and arrests are likely as they continue
                                                      ordinary.                                                                                                                          the digits 1 to 9. There is no
                                                         “The building poses less of a                                                                                                   guessing or math involved.
                                                      risk than some other buildings its
                                                                                                                                                                                         Just use logic to solve.
Several students receive                              age,” said Marc Brunner, project
scholarships                                             Brunner also said that the build-
     Two BGSU students have received the              ing will not be blown up or implod-
Advertising Club of Toledo Scholarship, the           ed. Outside of this requirement,
Board of Trustees of the Toledo Community             however, the University leaves the
Foundation announced last week.                       method of demolition up to the
     Ashley Barnes, a marketing major who             contractor. So, whether it be by
received $500, and Rachel Friend, a visual            wrecking ball or piece by piece, the
communications technology major who                   company chosen will be respon-
received $1,500, were awarded the scholar-            sible for tearing down Saddlemire,
ships for their academic success. They had to         removing all the debris and restor-
have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA and be            ing the site back into a condition
pursuing a degree in communications, mar-             so that construction can begin on
keting, public relations or other related fields.     the Wolfe Center.
                                                         According to Brunner, the
     The scholarship is available for full-time       University will be prepared to                                                                                                                                          Because the incentive is
juniors, seniors and graduate students
who are attending a university in Ohio or
                                                      choose a company shortly after
                                                      the bids are opened. It’s a matter of
                                                                                                                                                                                         CASH                              given automatically to quali-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           fying students, Carpenter said
Michigan.                                             finding not only the lowest bid, but                                                                                               From Page 1                       advisers give out the infor-
     Five incoming students have been named           also the best and most responsible                                                              JORDAN FLOWER | THE BG NEWS                                          mation when asked but don’t
Alumni Laureate Scholars.                             contractor, he said. Demolition is      GOODBYE: Saddlemire stands ready for demolition later this summer                          if it’s incentive enough to get   make a point of telling every
     Alexandra Bandy of Mansfield; Joseph             scheduled to begin in July.                                                                                                        out in four years, but people     student about it.
Chenevey of Akron; Brian Gulko of Solon;                                                                                                                                                 who want to be done in four          “I didn’t find out until after I
Stephanie Kuharik of St. George, Ontario,                                                                                                                                                years don’t need an incen-        registered for summer classes,
Canada; and Samantha Peña of Ottawa,
Ohio, will receive full tuition and a $1,000          REPORT                                  latest report.
                                                                                                 “Academic advising from my
                                                                                              personal experience wasn’t up to
                                                                                                                                         your temperature every two
                                                                                                                                         years,” Knight said.
                                                                                                                                            Kroll added that the survey
                                                                                                                                                                                         tive,” said Vish Sakthivel, a
                                                                                                                                                                                         senior philosophy and pre-law
                                                                                                                                                                                         major who qualified for this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           so it didn’t impact my deci-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sion to take summer courses,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sakthivel said.
book award annually.                                  From Page 1                             par. I remember once my adviser            helps her figure out what needs                 summer’s incentive.                  But, she added, “It came as a
     Alumni Laureate Scholars are chosen                                                      looked at my list [of classes] and         to be improved in order to make                    But with the cost of books,    pleasant surprise.”
“on the basis of leadership skills, citizenship,      are “pretty typical for a college       he approved that I take them.              the services as satisfactory as                 rent and food and summer             Because of the automation
achievement, personal integrity and involve-          our size.”                              He didn’t even want an explana-            possible at the Career Center.                  gas prices hovering uncom-        and the requirement that
ment, in and out of the classroom,” the                  One of the solutions to the          tion of why I wanted to take the              Among the services of particu-               fortably close to $4 a gallon,    these students do, in fact,
University said in a release.                         problem with parking at the             class,” Graham said.                       lar interest to the Career Center               students may find the money       graduate in August, they won’t
     This scholarship was created by the              University, according to Carr,             Rebecca Sheldrick, a senior             according to Kroll include “job                 useful in more ways than one.     see the money until some time
BGSU Alumni Association in 2002 with an               is for the University to build a        majoring in middle childhood               placement services.”                               “It’s a great idea anytime     in September.
initial investment of $1 million. The number          parking garage. Carr explained          education, looking at the ratings             The students satisfaction with               you can get more money to            So while the money may not
of students to receive the Alumni Laureate            that space for new ground level         for how prepared a student feels           job placement services saw an                   a student. I don’t think any-     be of much help with rising
Scholarship varies each year depending on             parking is limited and so alterna-      for their job based on the classes         increase in the 2007 survey, but                one can fault that,” said Diana   education costs, it might still
available funding.                                    tives must be created.                  they take, said the University’s           the 53 percent satisfaction rate                Carpenter, adviser in the         come as a “pleasant surprise”
                                                         “We’ve probably maxed our-           Education Department prepares              is still lower than the rate given              College of Arts and Sciences.     for many.
                                                      selves out and the only way to go       its students for their careers.            in 2001.
Trial delayed in double                               is up,” Carr said.                         Deon Walker, a junior in con-              Kroll said the survey will help
homicide case                                            Bill Knight, the assistant           struction management, thought              the University determine how                                                      spaying and neutering ani-
      Craig Daniels, Jr., the man accused of
killing two people in a Parker Street home
                                                      vice president of the Office of
                                                      Institutional Research, revealed
                                                                                              the campus as a whole felt differ-
                                                                                              ently about “cultural programs,”
                                                                                                                                         to improve the students satis-
                                                                                                                                         faction with the University in
                                                                                                                                                                                         ANIMAL                            mals and providing financial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           assistance to people who need
                                                      what he saw as major issues             which the report didn’t define,            general.                                        From Page 2                       it in order to spay or neuter
last March, waived his right to a speedy trial,       when looking at the results of the      from what the report suggests.                “The survey data helps tell us                                                 their pets.
allowing his attorneys more time to seek              survey.                                    The 2007 survey showed only             what students want and what                     ity of the abuse. Sometimes a        “We spay and neuter more
evidence.                                                Knight said the availability of      25 percent of students used                they need,” Kroll said.                         case results in simply educat-    than 800 pets each year,”
      Daniels’ attorneys motioned to delay            classes at times students want,         the cultural programs at the                  Knight backed up the state-                  ing individuals about how to      Fadain said.
setting a date for the start of a trial, giving       which received a 41 percent             University while 75 percent of             ment by Kroll saying that the                   properly care for their pets.        Anyone who is interested in
up their client’s right to have a trial within 90     satisfaction rating in the latest       those surveyed were satisfied              results from the survey are                        In more severe cases, the      helping abused animals can
days of his arrest, at a pre-trial hearing before     report, was a major issue but           with them.                                 “shared with programs in the                    owner must surrender a pet or     fill out an application for vol-
a Wood County Court of Common Pleas                   not one the University could do            “The cultural programs satis-           survey, [which] gives them the                  the pet is confiscated.           unteer work at the WCHS.
on Monday.                                            much about.                             factory rate seem kind of low,”            opportunity to look at trends                      “We bring in and adopt out        To report a case of animal
      Daniels pled not guilty to two counts of           That percentage, however, was        Walker said.                               over time.”                                     about 300 animals each year,”     cruelty within the city, call the
aggravated murder for the March 29 shoot-             up from 33 percent in 2001.                The wide range of data gath-               The report, “Report of the                   Fadian said.                      BGPD at (419) 352-2571.
ing deaths of his ex-girlfriend, Alicia Castillion,      “The reality is we can’t offer       ered in the survey means the               Results of the Student Opinion                     In addition, the WCHS also        Cases outside the city should
30, and her boyfriend, John Mitchell, 22. He          everything between 10 a.m. and          report can be used by several dif-         Survey, 2007,” is available at                  contributes to controlling the    be reported to the WCHS by
also pled not guilty to two counts of burglary        2 p.m.,” Knight said.                   ferent departments.                               stray animal population by        calling (419) 352-7339.
for breaking into Castillion’s home and a                Students had mixed reactions            “This [survey] is like taking
neighboring home the same night.                      to the results of the report.
                                                         Tarrah Graham, a junior
      If convicted Daniels could face the death       majoring in physics, said she was
penalty or life in prison. His next court appear-     unhappy with the advising at the
ance is scheduled for Aug. 6 at 8:30 a.m.             University, which received a 69
                                                      percent satisfactory rating in the          maurices

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                                                                                  How have rising gas prices affected you?
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                       “They haven’t                                            “I work as a bartender                           “I have to put much                                        “They haven’t, really.                     VISIT US AT
                       affected me much;                                        in Toledo so when it’s                           more away from my                                          We just have to                            BGNEWS.COM
                       I don’t really drive                                     a slow night I have to                           paycheck. I have less                                      pay it, we have no                 Have your own take on
                       many places.”                                            go up anyway. When I                             money for fun things.”
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                                                                                                                             What do you care? It’s not
                                                                                                                             like gas is $3.50 per gallon            you can only drill out so much                    would give way to highways
                                                                                                                                                                     oil from an oil well because the                  and automobiles. Herein lies
                                                                                                                                                                     rest of it sticks to the sides of                 the problem. America, from
                                                                                                                                                                     the container. Now, it seems,                     its very start, has been accus-
                                                                                                                                       CHAD PUTERBAUGH               they can gather the rest of                       tomed to very large distances
                                                                                                                                         OPINION EDITOR              that oil from old reserves and                    and wide expansions.
                                                                                                                                                                     that would help unburden                             Thus, when you ask a college
                                                                                                                                                                     the American consumer. That                       student what he or she is doing
                                                                                                                         The school year for me, general-            article was a few months ago,                     on the weekend, it’s not unlikely
                                                                                                                         ly, is not a time where I do a lot of       and gas prices have increased                     that a couple hundred-mile
                                                                                                                         driving. In a town like Bowling             since then.                                       car trip to visit the folks is their
                                                                                                                         Green, it’s very easy to get from              So here I am, my car parked                    response.
                                                                                                                         A to B on foot. So, I rarely spend          at my apartment and me roller                        Similarly, the American busi-
                                                                                                                         much time checking gas prices.              blading back and forth to work.                   nessman, forever living in the
                                                                                                                            For the first time in a few              This does not bother me, but                      suburbs, can commute amazing
                                                                                                                         months, I was quite surprised               it upsets me in an unlikely                       distances just to go to the office
                                                                                                                         to learn that gas had gone up               way. I’m upset with the lack of                   each day. It seems that a lot of
                                                                                                                         nearly a dollar per gallon. Part of         response from the American                        our economy is based on wide
                                                                                                                         me kept thinking, “Boy, I’m glad            consumers.                                        expanses and people to
                                                                                                                         I don’t drive very much,” while                To tell the truth, I’m not really              drive them.
                                                                                                                         the other part started to get a             all that upset that gas prices                       As I said before, I’m not
                                                                                                                         bit angry.                                  have risen. The only driving that                 upset. Given the signifi-
                                                                                                                            I started running through                I really do is to maybe visit my                  cant lack of response from
                                                                                                                   MCT   some scenarios in my head. I                parents on occasion. That is only                 consumers—their smiling faces
                                                                                                                         was curious how gas had been                a 2 hour trip that I take about                   at the pump,notwithstanding
                                                                                                                         allowed to go up so high. After             every 3 months. Needless to say,                  — I almost think we deserve
                                                                    STAFF EDITORIAL                                      all, don’t consumers control                I don’t drive that much.                          the high gas prices. We live in a
WEB SITE POLL                                                                                                            the prices?                                    Comparatively, American gas                    market system where consum-

                                                  Are there any                                                             If that were the case, then I
                                                                                                                         wondered why I had never seen
                                                                                                                                                                     prices have always been much
                                                                                                                                                                     lower than Europe’s. There was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ers get to choose what their gas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       price is.

                                                                                                                         much in the way of demonstra-               some benefit in paying so little                     If everything is functioning

                                              boundaries for Google?
                                                                                                                         tion or protests. Looking around            for gas. In fact, that’s how we’ve                properly, gas prices will fall
 Q: Have you ever                                                                                                        I couldn’t detect any difference            built our economy.                                because consumers want them
 visited the Academic                                                                                                    in the number of cars driving on               Europe has been a civilization                 to fall. By protest, or avoid-
                                                                                                                         the streets.                                for much longer than the United                   ing high-priced stations, the
 Memorabilia Center?                                                                    “Attentions
                                                       fter an eerie dawn,                                                  Well heck. No wonder the gas             States. The nations of continen-                  gas industry will be forced to
                                                       you wake up, put on                                               companies can get away with it.             tal Europe have developed into                    respond with lower prices.
                                                       your clothes and rub
                                             the sleep from your eyes. You
                                                                                      have been fixed,                   Everyone is just eating the cost.
                                                                                                                         It’s as if the American consumer
                                                                                                                                                                     small countries long before the
                                                                                                                                                                     advent of cars or train engines.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          But we don’t seem to have the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       chutzpah to make a response.
                                             think to kiss your significant
                                             other, then, wait, no. You go
                                                                                     however, on some                    just decided that he or she could
                                                                                                                         stand to pay out two extra dol-
                                                                                                                                                                     In such a scenario, it is advanta-
                                                                                                                                                                     geous not to have provinces far
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       We’re being irresponsible capi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       talists, or maybe high gas prices

                                             to the bathroom and start
                                             to shave.
                                                                                     of the stalker-like                 lars per gallon. After all, what
                                                                                                                         better does the consumer have
                                                                                                                                                                     from the center of power.
                                                                                                                                                                        America, however, developed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is what we truly want. At the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       very least, if gas prices get too
                                                It’s always on your mind:
                                             you are not alone. You’re
                                                                                       aspects of the                    to spend his or her money on?
                                                                                                                            I remember seeing a news
                                                                                                                                                                     into the west with the coming
                                                                                                                                                                     of the train engine. Suddenly,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high, at least we will be helping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the environment out some. I
 Yes, I have: 16%,                           being watched. Big brother,
                                             as it were, is keeping his gaze
                                                                                        application.”                    story in the past few months
                                                                                                                         regarding oil companies and
                                                                                                                                                                     wide expanses became only
                                                                                                                                                                     hour long trips due to loco-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       suppose, think of it as an alter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       native way to meet emission
 3 votes                                     fixed on all of his                    the application.                     their old reserves. Apparently,             motion. Eventually, the train                     standards.
                                             loving citizens.                          A woman was profiled
                                                It’s for their own safety,          in The New York Times,
                                             after all.
                                                This reaction, or something
                                             like it, has been that of many
                                             when asked about Google’s
                                                                                    for example, complaining
                                                                                    because she found her own
                                                                                    home on Streetview, and
                                                                                    could plainly see her cat sit-
                                                                                                                         Uptown: shadow of its former self?          Peas mix in the hopes that the                    some T-Pain, where do I go? Not
 No, I haven’t:                              new “Streetview” feature for           ting in the window.                                                              DJ would be inspired by actu-                     Uptown.
 21%, 4 votes                                their Maps application.                   If Streetview can show this                                                   ally having someone on the                           If I’m honest I can’t place all
                                                While the new Google                much detail, then what else,                                                     otherwise empty dance floor                       the blame on Uptown’s man-
                                             application does not neces-            besides cat-watching, might                             KAMPIRE BAHANA           and would play same good                          agement. Hip Hop music is in
                                             sarily lead to reminiscence of         it be used for? It may be, we                              COLUMNIST             music. Instead he played Gwen                     a deplorable state right now.
                                             1984, the slippery slope phe-          fear, yet another tool for the                                                   Stefani’s “Hollaback Girl”.                       The lyrics of the No. 1 song on
                                             nomenon may be in play.                stalker’s handbag.                                                                  I groaned inwardly as the all                  the Billboard Hip-hop charts
 I don’t even                                   The result? A revolutionary
                                             new way to look at the world
                                                                                       In this particular instance
                                                                                    concerning Google, we
                                                                                                                            Whatever happened to
                                                                                                                         Uptown? I went in there a
                                                                                                                                                                     too familiar marching band
                                                                                                                                                                     sound began its repetition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are simply a collection of catch-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       phrases from last year’s hits and
 know what it                                — a revolution we’re a bit             believe that a cost/ben-             couple of weeks ago for the first           Then I watched as about 15                        we’ve been doing that “snap yo
                                             worried about.                         efit analysis could easily           time in several months and                  practically identical sorority                    fingers” dance move for two
 is: 63%, 12 votes                              Streetview is a system              be employed to determine             was shocked to discover that                girls in matching green shirts                    years now.
                                             that would fasten a camera             whether this feature should          it has turned into a different              flooded the dance floor. I                           And the subject matter of
                                             to a car, and drive it along           be employed at all.                  club. It is in the same building,           watched for a few minutes as                      almost every club hit of the past
                                             America’s streets to get a                However, could it be the          I was greeted by the same dis-              they rolled their hips arhythmi-                  10 years can be summarized as
                                             view of neighborhoods and              case that the benefits of            gruntled-looking bouncer who                cally and sang every word of the                  follows: “Look at me, look how
                                             municipal layouts.                     Streetview outweigh our con-         insists on not recognizing me               song. “I ain’t no Hollaback Girl!”                cool I am. Look how many hot
                                                The taping would be a one-          cerns for privacy? We are not        even though my friends and I                they screamed. I decided it was                   sluts I get to sleep with, look
                                             time event, but the footage            quite convinced yet.                 used to go to Uptown regularly              time to go.                                       how much money I can afford
 The BG News poll is not                     would be stored permanently               For now, our hearts go            to bust a hole in the dance floor.             It’s not that I dislike the Greek              to throw away.” I mean, how
 scientific and reflects the
 opinions of only those Internet             on Google’s massive servers.           out to those who will actu-             Other things are very dif-               crowd. I have great admira-                       many different ways can you
 users who have chosen to                       Thus, anything captured in          ally have to physically — not        ferent, the music selection for             tion for women who manage                         say that? That’s how you end
 participate. The results cannot             the photograph will be stored          wirelessly — travel to a street      one; gone is the dancehall, reg-            to resist winter temperatures                     up with stupid circular lyrics in
 be assumed to represent the                 for anyone who may be curi-            to see it. We know your sacri-       gae and hip hop that I used to              and wear halter tops and mini                     songs like “This is Why I’m Hot.”
 opinions of Internet users in               ous. Whether the person is a           fice is huge. After all, there is    pop my booty to. Gone also is               skirts in January. I am relieved                     An imagined conversation
 general, nor the public as a                government official, a stalker         nothing like actually exam-          any kind of diversity of people.            that now that it is summer and                    with Mims:
 whole.                                      or salesman, Google                    ining the neighborhood for           Instead, bartenders and cus-                I won’t have to worry about the                      Me: “Why are you Hot?”
                                             is impartial.                          your potential new home.             tomers alike, all look like preppy          incidence of frostbitten nipples                     Mims: “Coz I’m fly.”
                                                Attentions have been fixed,            Can the scent, the feel           cookie-cutter wannabe Hollister             as I go down Main Street on a                        Me: “Why can’t I be hot?”
                                             however, on some of the more           of beauty be conveyed elec-          models. No more alternative                 Thursday night.                                      Mims: “Coz you’re not.”
                                             stalker-like aspects of                tronically?                          piercings, no more cornrows, no                And I have bummed many                            Me: “Wait, so you’re hot coz
                                                                                                                         more ripped Bad Guy bouncers                a cigarette from random Ralph                     I’m not?”
                                                                                                                         to flirt with.                              Lauren polo-wearing drunk                            Mims: “Right, I’m hot coz I’m
                                                                                                                            I didn’t realize just how dif-           guys. I don’t discriminate. It’s                  fly, you ain’t coz you’re not.”
             SEE WHAT BGNEWS.COM HAS FOR YOU!                                                                            ferent the place has become at              just that Bowling Green is full of                   Me: “Uu Uh, Ok?”
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             stand? Come to for           News, and Not News blogs          slide shows and videos from       pulling out all the stops yet. I            Beckett’s and now they have                       Public Enemy and KRS-One
             all the latest stories and columns.     online at              this week’s stories online.       danced a little to some Ciara               149 North to go to any night of                   must be rolling over in
                                                                                                                         and some weird Black Eyed                   the week. If I want to dance to                   their Bentleys.

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     Rights group blames Olympics for the displacement of more than 2 million
        By Erica Bulman              right to adequate housing.”                  the issues and see what inter-                                                                                                        homes and homeless people
       The Associated Press             The      Chinese     Foreign              national norms and UN stan-                                                                                                           were rounded up and detained
                                     Ministry rejected the figures as             dards exist that could serve as                                                                                                       in facilities outside the city,
GENEVA — The Olympic Games           “groundless.”                                guidelines for governments in                                                                                                         the report said. Development
have displaced more than 2 mil-         Some 6,037 households have                the future.”                                                                                                                          and urbanization led to
lion people in the last 20 years,    been demolished since 2002 to                   The three-year study covered                                                                                                       unaffordable housing.
mostly minorities such as the        make way for nine venues in                  seven past and future Olympic                                                                                                            ● Leading up to the 1992
homeless and poor, a rights          the process of preparing for the             host cities — Seoul, Barcelona,                                                                                                       Barcelona Olympics, more than
group said Tuesday.                  2008 Olympic Games, spokes-                  Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing                                                                                                      400 families were displaced to
   Some 1.5 million people will      woman Jiang Yu said.                         and London.                                                                                                                           make room for the Olympic
have been displaced by the              “Those citizens have received                The report, titled “Fair Play for                                                                                                  Village, 20 families were evict-
Beijing Games alone, accord-         cash compensation and been                   Housing Rights: Mega-Events,                                                                                                          ed from the site of the Olympic
ing to a report by the Geneva-       properly resettled. Not one                  Olympic Games and Housing                                                                                                             stadium and 200 other families
based Center on Housing Rights       single household has been                    Rights,” also examines other                                                                                                          were displaced for the construc-
and Evictions.                       forced to move out of Beijing,”              major international events such                                                                                                       tion of ring roads. Housing pric-
   “Our research shows that          Jiang said.                                  as the soccer World Cup, World                                                                              TOM HEVEZI | AP PHOTO     es and rents increased 139 and
little has changed since 1988           IOC spokeswoman Giselle                   Expos, IMF/World Bank confer-          AT WHAT COST?: London 2012 Chairman Sebastian Coe stands with the London 2012                  149 percent respectively during
when 720,000 people were forc-       Davies told The Associated Press             ences and even beauty pageants         Olympic logo. Lost in the excitement of the games is the prospect of more than 1,000           the six-year period before the
ibly displaced in Seoul, South       that the study “touches upon                 such as the Miss World and Miss        people facing the the threat of losing their homes, five years ahead of the London Olympics.   games and the lack of afford-
Korea, in preparation for the        a very important subject,” and               Universe contests.                     More than 2 million people in the last 20 years have been displaced because of the             able housing forced low-income
Summer Olympic Games,” said          that the IOC planned to attend                  Five years ahead of the London      Olympics, according to the Geneva-based Center on Housing Rights and Evictions.                earners out of the city.
Jean du Plessis, COHRE’s execu-      a COHRE workshop addressing                  2012 Olympics, more than 1,000                                                                                                           ● The 1996 Atlanta Games,
tive director. “It is shocking and   the issue June 14-15.                        people face the threat of dis-         had vowed to respect housing                    tions has displaced hundreds of                saw 30,000 residents displaced
entirely unacceptable that 1.25         “We want to dialogue fully                placement from their homes,            rights, but preparations already                poor and elderly.                              due to gentrification. About
million people have already          with them and the UN to                      while housing prices are esca-         have led to the loss of 700 low-                   Past games were often worse:                2,000 public housing units
been displaced in Beijing, in        understand the figures more                  lating, the study said.                income housing units and the                       ● For the 1988 Olympics in                  were demolished. Legislation
preparation for the 2008 Games,      fully,” Davies said. “We’d like                 The report said organizers          conversion of inexpensive hous-                 Seoul, 720,000 people were                     was introduced to criminalize
in flagrant violation of their       to get a better understanding of             of the 2010 Vancouver Games            ing into tourist accommoda-                     forcibly evicted from their                    homelessness, the report said.

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Defiance, Fremont, Lima,             practice this past season. The BG softball   27, and is for all ages.
Cleveland, Toledo, Findlay           and baseball teams will be holding summer
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  The tour began last weekend
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day golf outing featuring former     ing youth clinics on the campus              Kent State, the 2007 MAC base-
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BG football coach Urban Meyer
as keynote speaker. The stops
                                     of BGSU in the coming weeks.
                                        The softball camp will be held
                                                                                  ball tournament champion, was
                                                                                  eliminated by second-seeded
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                                                                                                                      MTV dating show “nexts” individuality
                                                                                                                     All right, let’s get one thing                                                 please wear shoes that suit
                                                                                                                     straight, I am 110 percent                                                     you so you don’t fall on your
                                                                                                                     addicted to reality television.                                                butt when getting off the bus.
                                                                                                                     But there is one show that I                                                   Most importantly, stop refer-
                                                                                                                     just can’t stomach. Something                            LAUREN BUTTS          ring to the guy’s package as
                                                                                                                     about speed dating on national                          HUMOR COLUMNIST        small when you get an instant
                                                                                                                     television wearing only a bra                                                  “next.” You didn’t see it and we
                                                                                                                     and a mini skirt makes my                                                      all know you are just bitter!
                                                                                                                     veins explode. As a disclaimer,      to me. It is the perfect gentle-             The only entertaining part
                                                                                                                     my aggression is not just aimed      man switch they flip on when              about this show is the ridiculous
                                                                                                                     at the ladies of the show. The       exiting the Next bus. A kiss on           dates that MTV comes up with.
                                                                                                                     males of this show are equally       the hand complimented by a                Who doesn’t want to see these
                                                                                                                     annoying.                            toothy smile still leaves many            idiots dress up in a banana
                                                                                                                        Of course you know I am           guys instantly “nexted.” Those            peel costume and sing opera
                                                                                                                     talking about MTV’s “real-           charming males march back                 to their date? That is hilarious!
                                                                                                                     ity” dating show “Next.” MTV’s       on to the bus and into hyper              Okay, I made that date up but
                                                                                                                     “Next” is just one of the many       masculinity mode again.                   I am thinking about selling the
                                                                                                                     shows that we all watch and             Can I rewind for one second to         idea to MTV. I am positive they
                                                                                                                     have no idea why.                    the word “nexted.” Apparently             would go for it.
                                                                                                                        The boys of “Next” drive me       “nexted” is a word nowadays.                 MTV should cut out all the
                                                                                                                     up a wall. These over-bronzed        Just because MTV comes out                annoying pre-dating garbage
                                                                                                                     alpha males are all the same.        with a show that is impossible            and just make people do stupid
                                                                                                                     Each one is competing for a fine     to put into past tense does not           things on television for money.
                                                                                                                     female with a bangin’ body and       make it okay to make one up               Oh, wait they already came up
                                                                                                                     some dope moves. Quick ques-         and use it fluently.                      with that show. Remember?
                                                                                                                     tion: is it a requirement for the       I can hear it now. Two people          It was called “I Bet You Will.”
                                                                                                                     guys to wear a tight shirt that      sitting at the DMV and one says           Licking clam chowder out of a
                                                                                                                     says something like, “It ain’t       to the other, “The person in              hairy man’s armpit is far more
                                                                                                                     easy bein’ easy”? More impor-        front of me just got nexted. I            entertaining than annoying
                                                                                                                     tantly, are girls really attracted   think it is almost my turn.”              people trying to find other
                                                                                                                     to that? These dudebros - guys          Oh, and ladies, you are                annoying people to make
                                                                                                                     that say “dude” and “bro” a lot      not off the hook. Didn’t your             out with. Take away the prize
                                                                                                                     - have no idea what real life is.    mothers ever tell you that                money and you have MTV’s
                                                                                                                     All they care about is getting       no one is going to want the               “Jackass.” Then add some wild
                                                                                                                     into a girl’s pants. I mean that     whole ice-cream truck if you              animals and you have MTV’s
                                                                                                                     literally. They hope she wears       are handing out the popsicles             “Wild Boyz.” See a pattern?
                                                                                                                     the same size so the two can         for free? Cover up your goods                So my rant seems like an asi-
                                                                                                                     share pairs.                         and stop making out with the              nine attack on a harmless show,
                                                                                                                        Anyway, that’s not even the       other girls. Aren’t you on the
                                                                                                                     part about the guys that gets        show to meet a man? Oh, and                         See NEXT | Page 7

                                                                                        MARTEL WHITE | THE BG NEWS                                                              HE SAID | SHE SAID

  Shopping for political values                                                                                                                                 What do you do if your
       By Melinda Jacobs
          Pulse Editor
                                     lar lesson: the dangers of wearing
                                     their political beliefs on their logo.
                                                                              how their personal purchases
                                                                              will refect their values.
                                                                                                                                                             friends don’t get along with
You are what brand you buy.
   Just as the average person
                                     Or, in some cases, trying to hide
                                     their unethical actions behind it
                                     as well. However, not only is the
                                                                                 “If you buy products of a com-
                                                                              pany you disagree with, you’re
                                                                              still supporting them,” said Craig
                                                                                                                                                                 your significant other?
has to be aware of the dangers       fear of association between poli-        Minowa, an environmental sci-                                                    ONLINE: Check out Matt and Emily’s advice on dating | BGNEWS.COM
of “wearing their heart on their     tics and brand names applicable          entist for the Organic Consumers
sleeve,” many corporations are       to large corporations, but con-                                                                                         Send your questions on dating advice to Emily (
also being forced to learn a simi-   sumers also are beginning to fear             See CONSUMER | Page 7                                                     or Matt (
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MOVIE                                                     CONSUMER                                                   Association’s has also organized
                                                                                                                     boycotts against Starbucks and                             The Daily Crossword Fix
REVIEW                                                    From Page 6                                                their claims to support fair trade
                                                                                                                     coffee. Fair trade looks to help fix                                                                      brought to you by
                                                          Association (www.organicco-                                the unbalanced market, where
                                                 The goal of the                              coffee retailers benefit from low-                                                                                                1   $-due mail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2   Bruins’ great
                                                          Organic Consumer Association                               ered cost of coffee beans, and                                                                                                    3   Superlatively majestic
                                                          is to assist consumers in their                            coffee farmers suffer.                                                                                                            4   Fluttery flyer
                                                          product choices, mostly on                                    “You get a feeling like they are                                                                                               5   Beginning
                                                          organic food, by offering them                             really helping farmers when you                                                                                                   6   Lack
                                                          information as to the actions of                           see their advertising,” Minowa                                                                                                    7   Abominable snowman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8   Hgt.
                                                          the corporations they buy from                             said. “But really less than 5 per-                                                                                                9   Become informed about
                                                          through a weekly newsletter and                            cent of Starbucks is fair trade.”                                                                                                10   Broadcasted again
                                                          their Web site.                                            Minowa said the group sug-                                                                                                       11   Deuterium discoverer
                                                              “We focus on protecting con-                           gests that concerned consum-                                                                                                     12   Fine spray
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      13   Baja buck              48        Overacted
                                                          sumer rights,” Minowa said.                                ers can either boycott Starbucks                                                                                                 21   Caste mark             49        Drink slowly
                                                              One of Organic Consumers                               altogether, or be sure to ask for                                                                                                22   Muse of lyric poetry   51        Risk a ticket
■   Sony Pictures Animation                               Association’s many projects cur-                           fair trade coffee only when they                                                                                                 23   First name in          53        Clark of “The Misfits”
■   Grade | B                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              mysteries              55        Annual melt
                                                          rently is supporting the boycott                           shop at their stores.                                                                                                            24   More deluxe            56        Conceal
SURF’S UP                                                 of some organic milk farms,                                   “In the U.S., money really is                                                                                                 28   Smidge                 57        Heinous
                                                          such as Horizon, explained                                 power,” said Minowa.                                                                                                             30   Mary Kate or Ashley 58           Singe
WHAT JOE THINKS: Surf’s Up is a                           Minowa. Horizon is the top                                    Although these are only a few                                                                                                 31   Tight-mouthed          59        Knight of the road
fake documentary that shows the life of a                 organic milk producer and one                              examples, other issues such as a                                                                                                 32   Hi!                    60        Eye drop
penguin named Cody Maverick (voiced by                                                                                                                                                                                                                33   Baltimore player       64        Letters for pipes
                                                          of seven organic milk compa-                               company’s support or neutrality                                                                                                  34   Panted                 65        Had a session
Shia LeBeouf) as he leaves his hometown of
Shiverpool to become a professional surfer.               nies that Organic Consumers                                in issues such as gay rights, abor-                                                                                              36   Daffodil
                                                          Association claims are abusing                             tion, political beliefs and religion,                                                                                            40   Wait around
   The regional dialect full of “dude” and “bro” keeps                                                                                                                                                                                                41   One of the Gabors
the surfer stereotype going. That can be beyond           their organic labels, due to their                         have played a part in many con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      42   Slip up
annoying, but it was used sparingly and eventually I      milk coming from cramped fac-                              sumer decisions against com-
                                                          tory farm feedlots, instead of                             panies such as Microsoft, Dr.                               1   Vogue rival, briefly                   44   Boffo review
stopped noticing it as much.                                                                                                                                                     6   Use indigo                             45   Ship’s lowest deck
   Chicken Joe is the only non-penguin surfer, and        animal friendly free range farms                           Pepper, Pepsi and JetBlue.                                  9   Cranky character                       46   Museum display
as expected, Jon Heder (who will forever be known         that allow animals to freely graze                            “You’re basically voting if you                         14   “Entertaining Mr. Sloane”              47   Lifting devices
as Napoleon Dynamite) brings a genuine stupidity          and roam.                                                  agree or disagree with a com-                                    playwright                            50   Function
to the role.                                                  Although he’s not fighting for                         pany through your dollars,”                                15   Conger                                 51   Man with a title
   Jeff Bridges, who is the character Geek, at times                                                                                                                            16   Unworldly                              52   USSR jet
                                                          animals specifically, Ray Rogers                           Minowa said.                                               17   Euphemistic oath                       54   Mack or Williams
seems to be forcing this dialect a little bit, but        organization,“Killer Coke” (www.                              What used to be a matter of                             18   Gobbled up                             55   End of quip
overall, he fits the role quite well.                                                                                                                                           19   Lock of hair                           61   Buzzy places
                                                 is fighting against                        deciding which product you
   Then you get the glory-hogging manager                                                                                                                                       20   Start of a quip                        62   Torrid
                                                          percieved inhumane treatment                               enjoy more, has become a matter
(James Woods) becoming a very entertaining                                                                                                                                      23   Copy                                   63   Horn sounds
character. Zooey Deschanel, who is the voice of           also, only of Coca-Cola workers.                           of political decisions, both for the                       25   Little tyke                            66   French farewell
Cody’s love interest, brings a soft-spoken affection          He and his group aim to inform                         companies and the consumer.                                26   Dog’s first name                       67   Pres. Lincoln
to the role, and anyone named after a J.D. Salinger       people of Coca-Cola’s crimes in                            A day may come when not only                               27   Medal metal                            68   Insect stage
                                                          Columbia, including charges of                             nutrition facts will be necessary                          29   Biblical doubter                       69   Fuses metal
character is OK in my book.                                                                                                                                                     32   Table tyrant                           70   Angler’s requirement
   Cody’s never-give-up attitude eventually gets him      systematic kidnapping, murder                              to read before a purchase but                              35   Thai or Malaysian                      71   Upright
to an island where he will compete against Tank           and torture at some Colombian                              also company policy as well.                               37   Stringed instrument
Evans (Deidrich Bader) in the 10th Annual Big Z           bottling plants.                                              Suddenly, the decision                                  38   Historical period
Surfing Championship. He arrives and immediately              “[The group] is to force the                           between Pepsi and Coke got a                               39   Part 2 of quip
challenges Tank to a competition. Cody nearly dies                                                                                                                              43   “For __ a jolly good...”
                                                          Coca-Cola company to clean up                              whole lot more complicated.
and is nursed back to health by Geek, who later           its act,” Rogers said. “The world
teaches him the real qualities of surfing.                of Coca-Cola is a world full of lies,
   Watching the movie, I knew exactly how
it would end. The middle dragged, and the
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ally very short and uneventful.
   The tired idea in this movie ends up being a
                                                          from their campuses by signing
                                                          contracts with other sodas.
                                                                                                                      individual or group on the basis of race,
                                                                                                                      sex, color, creed, religion, national origin,
                                                                                                                      sexual orientation, disability, status as a
                                                                                                                                                                                Open Weekdays 4P.M. • Lunch Fri. • Sat. • Sun.                                        Accepting       a           i                  r
uniquely well-written story about a young penguin             “The goal of the organization                           veteran, or on the basis of any other legally
                                                                                                                      protected status.
coping with disappointment, dealing with exis-            is for people, when they see Coke
tential issues and eventually finding his own way.        products, to think of a company
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                                                          of Coke’s product undrinkable.                            Large house, 4 bdrm., $200 ea./mo.
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                                                          a laugh.                                                                                                                Call 800-965-6520 ext. 174.                      419-352-5882

NEXT                                                          Although not everyone boy-
                                                          cotts as part of an organization,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1, 2 & 3 bedrm. apts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beside water tower, on Manville.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            832 Third St. 5 blks. from campus. 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            bdrm., 1 bath, privacy fenced in
From Page 6                                               consumers like Hunter Brown
                                                                                                                          HELP WANTED DURING
                                                                                                                            SUMMER VACATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Call 419-352-5239.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            back yard. $875 mo., plus utilities.
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                                                          have their personal reasons as to                         Employees needed to perform light                         ‘94 Buick LeSabre. Good condition.         3 bdrm house. $750 plus utils. Avail
right? Wrong. MTV’s “Next” puts                           why they will not buy from vari-                          production work. Company offers                                                                                                                         3 bdrm. unfurn. house in quiet
                                                                                                                                                                              Average miles. Must see to appreci-        8/16. Sm. pet allowed. 404 S. Col-
                                                                                                                    flexible hours between 7:30am and                                                                                                                       neighborhood. Washer/dryer hookup
a spin on life that I think is very                       ous companies.                                                                                                      ate. 419-354-4657.                         lege. 419.352.4850 & 419.352.6948
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Available Aug. 419-352-5239.
                                                                                                                    7:30pm most days. Must work at
dangerous. This show implies                                  “There’s many reasons why I                           least 15 hours per week/can be full                                                                         MARTEN RENTALS
that people are disposable. As a                          don’t shop at Wal-Mart actually,”                                                                                                                                                                                 Rental is 1100 sq. ft., 3 bdrms., 1
                                                                                                                    time/many BGSU students work                                                                           601 Third St., 1 bedroom furn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            bath, living, dining & kitchen. Re-
cynic, I would have to agree that                         Brown said. “Primarily because                            here/easy walk from campus. Pay is                                                                       $385-$395, grad students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            modeled with cable, phone & ceiling
at times I believe people deserve                         my family is union workers and                            $6.85 per hour. Pick-up application                                                                     704 5th St., 2 bedroom furn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            fans in each bdrm. Gas & water incl.
to be ignored, but that is not how                        Wal-Mart is anti-union.” Brown                            at Advanced Specialty Products,                              Basement Apt. Near Campus                        $510-$530, A/C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $325/person for 3 people & $375/
                                                                                                                    Inc., 428 Clough St., Bowling Green                           $325/mo. utilities included.            210 S. Grove, 1 bedroom unfurn.
real life works. Everyday we are                          added that women’s rights and                             OH 43402.                                                          419-352-5882                              $385-$400. Quiet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            person for 2 people. 419-352-2239.
faced with encounters that we                             unethical practices were other                                                                                                                                   419-352-3445 - 419-308-1287
                                                                                                                              Attention $tudents                                     ‘07 - ‘08 School Year                                                                  Subleaser needed for E. Merry apt.
wish we could avoid. We politely                          issues as to why he refused to                                                                                       1,2 & 3 bedroom apts. available.                                                             Close to campus. Aug. 07-May 08.
converse and then go on with our                          buy from the store.                                             Summer Work Available                                                                                   Buckeye Studios
                                                                                                                    Internships & Scholarships award                           For more info call 419-354-9740.                                                             CHEAP!! 2 bdrm., 2 bath. 419-346-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Student housing available now.
days. I like it this way. I think most                        “Wal-Mart is like a kingpin,”                         ed up to $5,000. Valuable work ex-                                                                   Monthly/semester & yr. long leases.
                                                                                                                                                                              $150 gas card for each resident
people do.                                                said Brown. “And it’s not the drug                        perience. Excellent income. En-                           signed lease!! Very nice 4 bdrm.           Fully furnished, includes all utilities
   Moreover, in no way does this                          seller on the corner you go after,                        joyable work atmosphere. Flexi-                           house, 1 block from campus.                 & 25” TV. Free wireless internet
show reflect the realities of dat-                        it’s the dealer.”                                         ble schedules. Increase people                            Aug. lease. 419-353-7374.                           Call 419-352-1520.
ing. For people who watch this                                Along      with     Wal-Mart,                         skills. Increase your resume value                                                          
                                                                                                                    Team atmosphere. Flexible start                           1 bdrm near city park. $515 per mo.
show literally; you are receiving                         Starbucks also often finds itself                         dates. $400-$1,500/week. Inter-                           incl heat & water. cathedral ceilings,         Duplex, Large 1 bedroom
a false representation of gen-                            in the consumer spotlight.                                viewing now. Call 1-866-211-7607.                         very nice, no pets! $300 dep. + 1st       Quiet, clean, $400/mo. util. included
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                                                              One wheel, no limits
                                                                                              And you thought rubbing your
                                                                                              head and patting your stomach
                                                                                               at the same time was hard
                                                                                             The Wood One Wheelers 4-H Unicycle Club of
                                                                                             Northwest Ohio brought their unique brand of bas-
                                                                                             ketball, hockey and other activities to the Eppler
                                                                                             South gym and Perry Field House last weekend.
                                                                                                Several forms of races, from 100 meter to juggling
                                                                                             to “walk the wheel,” were held among several ages
                                                                                             and skill levels.
                                                                                                The event allowed unicycle riders of all ages a
                                                                                             chance to enjoy their sport, enjoy a day of social-
                                                                                             izing with fellow unicycle lovers, and show off their
                                                                                             talents. And they deserve it, because let’s face it
                                                                                             - dribbling a basketball while peddling on a unicycle
                                                                                             just can’t be easy.
                                                                                                The weekend also featured a potluck dinner and
                                                                                             awards ceremony.
                                                                                                The club recently was awarded Best Specialty Unit in the
                                                                                             Kentucky Derby Parade.
                                                                                                Still, gloves and kneepads were required. Because, let’s face it,
                                                                                             going for a slam dunk while riding around on a single wheel isn’t
                                                                                             always easy.
                                                                                                Neither is going backwards — but riders had to wear helmets for

                                             ALL PHOTOS BY JORDAN FLOWER | THE BG NEWS

OFF TO THE RACES: (Above) Two young riders battle for first place Sunday in the Wood One Wheelers regional unicycle competion while two older unicycle competion participants wait their turn to compete in unicycle basketball (below) . The campus was used as the location for
the competition, held by the Wood One Wheelers, which featured events like basketball, hockey obstacle course and racing. All events were completed while riding unicycles.

                                                                            ONE-WHEELED FACTS
                                                                            HOW IT STARTED: Unicycling believed to have adapted from the Penny Farthing —
                                                                            the worlds first bicycle. Because it had such a large front wheel when the rider hit a bump
                                                                            it caused the back wheel to come off the ground - thus balancing on one wheel.

                                                                           TYPES: Mountain Unicycling - uses a larger tire to cycle down mountains; Freestyle
                                                                           Unicycle — riders perform tricks like skateboarders or BMX riders; Unicycle Hockey — like
                                                                           street hockey but on a unicycle with hockey sticks and a tennis ball

                                                                            RECORD SETTING: The world’s tallest unicycle is 114.8 feet tall. Sem Abrahams rode
                                                                            it using a saftey wire suspended from an overhead crane, for a distance of 28 feet.


                                                                                                                                                                                          TRUE MULTI-TASKING: Jason Wieske (above) dribbles down court during a unicycle
                                                                                                                                                                                          basktball game while others (left) participate in a unicycle race.

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