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UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON VOL. 58 NO. 4
MONCHON ON THE MOVE Students stage
protest at local
MEGAN HARRELL we are going to start experimenting lar energy and hydrogen, according
Lead News Writer with longer shifts like 10 or 11 p.m.
to 3 a.m.,” Arroyo said. “Depending
The Monchon is unique not just Walmart
A campus favorite and late night on how things go, we might
sandwich stop, The Monchon, has decide to open even earlier, Staff Writer
recently moved its location from like at 7 or 8 p.m.”
Stonemill Road to Woodland Av- The Monchon began in Students from the Univer-
enue. In addition to this change and 2007 as a joint business ven- sity of Dayton traveled to a local
a possibility of longer hours, the ture between UD students Walmart Wednesday, Sept. 8, to
company also is considering expan- Arroyo and Adrian Perez. because of protest the imprisonment of labor
sion to other universities. The two popularized their sand- the sandwiches served, but also be- organizers in Bangladesh.
wiches through handing out free cause of the atmosphere. The group of seven students
samples so students could try their The business owners are interac- led by senior Bernadette Mad-
new creation and hopefully increase tive with competitions and other den delivered a letter to Walmart
“We want the students future business. activities on campus so students management and passed out f li-
to enjoy going there as Three years later, there are eight
other student workers making sand-
can enjoy not only eating the sand-
wiches, but the entire experience,
ers to customers at two store en-
much as enjoying our wiches at The Monchon with Arroyo Arroyo said. Arroyo said he hopes “We know how our role as con-
and Perez. Employees are paid $10 students will remain loyal custom- sumers impacts the lives of people
product.” an hour, plus tips. ers to The Monchon at the new loca- around the world,” said Madden,
Eduardo Arroyo, co-founder Business has been slightly slower tion and said he still is working to a student worker at UD’s Center
than usual since the early-Septem- ensure that that will happen. for Social Concern and an intern
ber move to Woodland, but Arroyo “We want the students to enjoy go- with SweatFree Communities,
said past customers have still con- ing there as much as enjoying our a national campaign that works
tinued to demonstrate loyalty to the product,” Arroyo said. “One of the to raise awareness of sweatshop
The eatery now parks in front of business. The only downfall of the main ideas behind this business working conditions. “We want to
Ashworth’s Beauty Group, close to new location is safety because it is was to form a late night community be proactive,” Madden said.
Brown Street. Moving to an off cam- now further away from UD’s main of students that enjoy sharing food The trip to Walmart took place
pus location will allow The Mon- campus, he said. and experiences late night, and I days before labor rights leaders
chon to open at an earlier time, Edu- Though The Monchon currently think we have been very successful Kalpona Akter and Babul Akhter
ardo Arroyo, one of the co-founders has only one location, the business at doing so.” were released after being taken
of The Monchon, said. is interested in franchising. A group To learn more about The Mon- into custody by Bangladeshi au-
Although the previous location of students from The Ohio State Uni- chon, visit themonchon.com or the thorities on charges stating the
on Stonemill had the advantage of versity have been looking to open business’ Facebook page. pair organized protests in an at-
a larger flow of customers, the new their own late-night snack shop in tempt to unionize garment facto-
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location next to 16 Woodland Ave. Columbus, according to Arroyo. AND PHOTO GALLERY ries.
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its hours of operation. Owners now money to start expanding our opera- the U.S. Congress sent a letter to
have the option to extend their cur- tions,” Arroyo said. executives of six corporations,
rent midnight to 3 a.m. hours. If The Another possible change for the including Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,
Monchon had stayed at the Stone- future consists of plans to make the stating Bangladeshi garment fac-
mill location, it wouldn’t be able to business completely self-sustain- tory conglomerates Nassa Group
open any earlier than midnight, Ar- able, he said. and Envoy Group played a major
royo said. The Monchon workers have con- role in arranging the arrests of
“If we stay in our current location, sidered achieving this by using so- the workers.
Nassa and Envoy are garment
suppliers for Wal-Mart Stores
The protesters left campus in
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RECENT RENOVATIONS TO STUART HALL AIM
TO MAKE HIKING UP THE HILL WORTHWHILE
NATALIE KIMMEL now equipped with a new storage central air conditioning, new The first phase of the renova- and watch TV.”
Staff Writer cooler. The front desk was strate- vending machines, restrooms, tion took place over the summer “Although I didn’t see Stuart
gically moved to a more central lo- new seating, furniture and a fire- of 2009 and included upgrades to prior to the renovation, the new
Life on top of the hill continues cation, and the laundry room was place. air conditioning, windows, rest- lounge is really beautiful and spa-
to look up for residents of Stuart renovated with upgraded washers According to Gerardi, this new rooms, central gathering areas cious,” freshman Stuart resident
Hall, as its second and final reno- and dryers. lobby will help attract perspective and space for campus ministry. Katherine Bickel said. “I just love
vations were completed this sum- Stuart was renovated once be- students. In addition, new drywall, car- all the comfy seating throughout
mer. fore in the 1980s, but senior work- “I was shocked when I walked pet, ceilings and lighting were in- the lobby and the homey feel the
Students can now enjoy a new place consultant Kathy Gerardi in because everything about the stalled in all of Stuart’s 316 rooms. fireplace adds.”
lobby, elevators and common ar- said one of the reasons Stuart lobby has changed,” past resident The total cost of both phases for With the completion of Stuart’s
eas. Other changes include the Hall was recently renovated again and sophomore Grace Cummings the Stuart Hall project was ap- renovation over the summer, all of
relocation of the chapel from the was to create a “new look and en- said. “In fact, it’s practically un- proximately $16 million. the freshman residence halls have
basement to the first floor and vironment for students.” recognizable. I’m glad the walls Gerardi said the lounge will been renovated, except Founders
moving Stuart’s Landing further “A more open floor plan in the were knocked down because it re- prove to be the most beneficial Hall.
back on the first floor to allow for lobby certainly helps accomplish ally makes the lobby seem much renovation for Stuart residents. According to Gerardi, there are
extra seating. just that,” Gerardi said. larger and more open. I’m jealous “[It is] more advantageous for no plans at this time to renovate
In addition, Stuart’s Landing is The lobby is now equipped with I didn’t get to enjoy it when I was group meetings,” she said. “But it other residence halls or build new
a freshman.” is also a great place to just relax ones.
Perfect for the
people you love...
and relatives too. The new lobby of Stuart Hall includes new tables, chairs, meeting areas and a fireplace. Stuart’s final renovation was completed this summer.
CRISTA KLING/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Career Services finds new home on L Street
the values of the institution and in visibility because of the loca-
Staff Writer really presents a welcoming en- tion.”
vironment for students and for The new location is home to 11
The staff of the Career Services alumni.” full time employees, five career
office now greets students from The building holds recruiting advisors, nine student interns and
208 L St. after moving from the and interview rooms, a high-tech one graduate assistant.
Caldwell Street Center. conference room, a galley, a wait- “For us (Career Services) to
When the university made the ing area and a porch that over- have the opportunity to serve
decision to demolish the Caldwell looks the campus. students, to give career advice, to
Street Center, Career Services The waiting area has career- welcome employers into a univer-
1157 BROWN ST. had the opportunity to fill the va- oriented literature, a flat screen sity house as opposed to an office
cant Alumni House. Built in 1910, television and mannequins dis- setting or a high rise building I
the building will be 100 years old playing how students should pro- think sets us apart from other ca-
this year. fessionally dress. Not only does reer centers,” Eckert said.
“One of [the] things that makes the building hold all of these Students have noticed the
2325 MIAMISBURG CENTERVILLE RD. our university distinct in addition unique qualities, but the location change in location and have posi-
937.432.9110 to the Marianist background of
the institution is its community
itself also is another benefit.
“We have already seen a differ-
“I think it’s fitting that the
feel and how we are really set up ence in terms of walk-in traffic Career Services is in university
in terms of being in the neighbor- and visibility,” Eckert said. “By housing,” said junior Kara Ste-
FREAKY FAST DELIVERY! hood,” said Jason Eckert, director being here, this feels like this is fanov. “Not only do the students
of Career Services. “I think the a walking path for students. We enjoy the neighborhood but now
building we are in really matches have already seen a big difference faculty and staff do too.”
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Marycrest garners dining award
KAYLEIGH FLADUNG its accessibility to students. Of all dining services on the map ... It is
Staff Writer the food items sold in Marycrest, good for the university and shows
70 percent are made in front of the we did things the right way and
The University of Dayton’s students, who often offer sugges- were recognized for it.”
Marycrest dining hall took silver tions and new menu ideas of their Winning the award spurred new
this summer in the 2010 Loyal E. own. creative approaches to enhance
Horton Dining Awards for its re- “Employees and students are a the students’ dining experiences.
cent remodel and innovative din- big part of our creative forces,” Marycrest employees worked hard
ing concepts. Sutphin said. “We pulled an idea over the summer to find ways to
The award is presented through for Indian cuisine from our sug- cut the time students spend wait- Do you feel
The National Association of Col- gestion box last Monday, and we ing in line and to plan a special depressed?
lege & University Food Services, have it on the menu today (Fri- event about once a week in the
a campus dining association, and day).” dining hall, according to Eilbeck.
contains six specific categories The Loyal E. Horton Dining “We like to do something that is
of recognition. Jim Froehlich, as- Awards are presented annually. fun for the students to break the Announcing a medical research study
sistant director of systems and Six judges rank the submissions monotony of the week,” Eilbeck for people with depression
marketing for the university, and and award a gold, silver and said.
Mary Eilbeck, general manager of bronze to small, medium and large Some events to look forward to Depression isn’t just feelings of sadness – it can a ect the
Marycrest Dining Hall, collaborat- schools. The categories for sub- include a Welcome Back Picnic way you see the world. Your body may feel constantly
ed to create a submission packet mission range from “Catering — this week and a celebration of the
fatigued, and your mind may dwell on thoughts of worth-
lessness and guilt. If you are currently depressed and not
for the award last year. Special Event” to “Residence Din- invention of the ice cream cone
taking an antidepressant, you may qualify for a medical
“We knew it (Marycrest) was ing Hall — Multiple Concepts.” later in September. research study to determine the e ectiveness and safety
beautiful; we just said, you know, Eilbeck and Sutphin are espe- Both Eilbeck and Stuphin said of an investigational medication for Major Depressive
this is us,” Eilbeck said. “We cially proud of Marycrest’s honor they are proud of all of the em- Disorder. If you qualify, you’ll receive investigational study
should be able to do this.” because it reviews the dining hall ployees and student workers that medication, study- related medical exams and lab tests at
Marycrest won the award for as a whole and judges its everyday made winning the award possible no charge. Financial compensation for time and travel
“Retail Sales - Multiple Concepts/ appearance and accessibility. and are ecstatic over this accom- may also be available. To learn more, please call an area
Outlets for a Medium Size School,” “Our reaction is three-fold,” Ei- plishment. physician listed below:
losing first place by less than one lbeck said. “We are proud we were “It is another recognition for
point to the University of San Di- judged on our day-to-day perfor- the university that says we are not
Midwest Clinical Research Center
Bernadette D'Souza, MD
ego. Eilbeck and Marycrest’s pro- mance, second, all employees are settling for what we could do,” Ei- 1 Elizabeth Place, Suite G3
duction chef, Ted Sutphin, agree part of this award and third, what lbeck said. “We are always looking South Building
Dayton, Ohio 45417
that success came from the dining makes it so exciting to win this for something better.”
hall’s summer 2008 remodel and award is it put the university’s
It’s our incredible
PROTEST test was not to boycott Walmart,
(cont. from p. 1)
but rather to raise awareness and
place pressure on the company.
a university-owned van short- “We have an obligation to stand
ly after 1 p.m. Madden and an- up for justice.”
other student delivered the letter,
which was written on University
Patrick Cashio, a graduate
assistant for UD’s Center for So-
Medium 1-topping pizza…
of Dayton letterhead, to an assis- cial Concern agreed, saying the
tant manager at the store. group’s actions were reparative
Meanwhile, members of the work.
party were outside passing out “My faith has pointed me here
f liers to customers entering and the most,” Cashio said. “We’re re-
exiting the store. storing order that has been lost.”
After a few minutes of passing Both the local Walmart and
out f liers, protesters were asked the company’s Bentonville, Ark.,
to leave by a store co-manager, at
which point the students boarded
corporate office did not return
Flyer News’ requests for com- Only
the van and returned to campus. ments.
The protest lasted under an hour. To learn more about Sweat-
“I figured it was going to be
quick,” Madden said. “What is
Free Communities and Ban-
gledeshi workers, go to http://
This September 15th – and on
UD students pass out pamphlets at a local
Walmart on Wednesday, Sept. 8. PHOTO CON-
important to focus on is reform,” www.sweatfree.org. the 15th of every month!
TRIBUTED BY WILL GARBE saying that the point of the pro-
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projects around the Dayton area and
across the country as companies
to 10 p.m. at the RecPlex. Free for UD speed fiber network built in the Day- discovered its work. The group is
students, faculty and staff. The University of Dayton Media ton region. It worked to show how praised for its professionalism and
Production Group recently earned well suited UD is to take advantage ability to create videos clients desire.
four awards in two competitions, of such a network and what Dayton “We really listen to what [our]
SEPT. WEDNESDAYSUCCESS WORKSHOP
distinguishing it as a leader in film
and media production on local and
would do with the network, accord-
ing to a UD press release. The second
clients want to do,” Kurtz said. “It
seems like a no brainer, but many
15 Jointhis workshop series in LTC Studio
the Office of Multicultural Affairs national levels.
Announced last week, the Media
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others want to make cool videos.
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EMPixx Awards. The American largest solar array in Ohio. ducing something that will work for
Pixel Academy sponsored competi- Out of 700 submissions, MPG was their audience.”
tion recognizes excellence in the selected as one of the 126 Gold EM- Since it was founded, MPG has
creation of “moving pixels.” In June, Pixx winners. Kurtz heard about the won over 50 awards. According to
the MPG was honored with two Sil- second annual competition after be- its website, the group was named
Changes abound for FN website ver Telly Awards, one of the highest
honors industry leaders can achieve.
ing called by a man who was famil-
iar with Kurtz’s work and wanted
by members of the Greater Dayton
Advertising Association as the best
In addition, news stories are more “I am extremely thrilled to win him to be a judge in the competi- video/film/post-production com-
Web Managing Editor enhanced with the help of videos, top awards,” said Mike Kurtz, senior tion. Kurtz researched the man and pany at the Mercury Awards in 2007,
also available on the site. Past topics producer at MPG. “We don’t set out learned he had a successful history 2008 and 2009.
JACQUI BOYLE include interviews with student ath- to win awards. We want to produce in the industry and founded the Tel- MPG’s team is comprised of
Editor-in-Chief letes, an exclusive feature with TOMS videos to achieve the goals of our ly Awards. MPG was allowed to en- Kurtz, Brian Mills (editor) and UD
founder Blake Mycoski and a behind clients. But when we find out from ter three videos, with Kurtz serving senior Emily Cooper (production
The 2010-2011 Flyer News staff is the scenes look at the Porch Profile award programs or our peers, and as a judge. assistant). Three or four students
actively working to give its online edi- houses. A new exclusively online fea- get awards based on quality, it’s very Created in 1988, MPG was devel- normally work with MPG during the
tion a stronger presence in the Univer- ture is “Dorm Days,” video interviews satisfying.” oped to be a resource for the univer- year. Kurtz said their students are
sity of Dayton community. with underclassmen living in dorms MPG’s Silver Telly Awards were sity to carry out video production. critical to what they do and value the
Technology allows journalists to and apartments. Photo galleries also given in the “Online Video” category MPG is in charge of promotional energy they bring to brainstorming
keep readers informed on a number accompany a number of stories, to “MPG Holiday Greeting,” a mar- videos and a variety of other vid- sessions and production. In return,
of levels, and it is FN’s intention to showing readers more than what is keting piece with interactive live eos that highlight events occurring students gain hands on experience
embrace these tools to the fullest ex- in print. To view photos and videos, video sent to clients, and “We’re All around campus. Videos, featured on and learn about the field in ways
tent. click on the tab titled “More” on the Flyers,” a video of the UD basketball the university website, are regularly they couldn’t in the classroom, he
Each section now has its own blog, homepage. team’s Red and Blue scrimmage, in- about UD’s faculty, staff and stu- said.
with the addition of a pop culture blog Flyernews.com is updated between tended to build excitement for the dents.. “It’s awesome to work hand and
written by On the Fly member Erin issues over the course of the week. FN 2009-2010 season, according to a UD “We think individual stories tell hand with a senior producer who
Phelps and a weekly entry from SGA uses Facebook and Twitter to keep press release. stories about [UD] because it’s the wins national awards,” Cooper said.
president Jim Saywell. In “Global readers informed about when the The annual Telly Awards, founded people that make up the fabric of the “To be part of a distinguished group
Connection,” the news staff is collabo- changes are made, so the UD commu- in 1978, receives about 14,000 entries university,” Kurtz said. is an honor and the best learning ex-
rating to feature national and world nity can access the news immediately. each year from across the country MPG began taking on outside perience I could ask for.”
news with a connection back to cam- While FN has already made numer- and internationally. Submissions
pus. Nate Waggenspack, long-time FN ous improvements to its site, it is still are judged based on their merit.
sports writer, also returns with his a work in progress. Keep checking MPG has earned 14 Bronze Telly
perspective on all things athletics in flyernews.com throughout the year to Awards before winning its two Sil-
“Spack on Sports.” These blogs, and see more web-exclusive stories, read ver Telly Awards, according to a UD
several more, are updated with new the developing blogs and witness the press release.
posts every Thursday and Saturday. facelift of the layout itself. A Gold EMPixx Award was given The following incidents were reported to the Department of Public Safety on Sept.
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Human rights professor urges citizens to raise religious tolerance
ANNA BEYERLE in Florida and a mosque being built on Sept. 12, 2001, in order to trace lack of opposition to torture and member the way they felt on Sept.
News Editor near the site of ground zero in New the evolution of terrorism and help planned killing attacks on terrorist 11, 2001, for those who died in the
York City. the public understand where such leaders. World Trade Center and the Penta-
Dr. Mark Ensalaco wants Ameri- “No one should live under a violence could come from. According to him, many Ameri- gon.
cans to be more aware. cloud of suspicion because of their According to Ensalaco, a very cans are not aware of these actions “Above all, we felt grief,” Ensa-
Ensalaco, director of UD’s hu- religion,” Ensalaco said, discuss- small percentage of Muslims in though they are well-documented. laco said. “Americans were dying
man rights studies program, spoke ing Muslim victims of persecution. the world are members of radical He urged the audience to research and for a brief moment, we were
to students, faculty and staff in an “Hate has no place in America ... groups such as al-Qaida, the terror- these acts and to speak out against united in a sense of commonality
address on Friday, Sept. 10, regard- It’s something that ought to con- ist group responsible for the Sept. them. and common purpose. I hope we
ing the impact of Sept. 11, 2001, on cern us.” 11 attacks. Some Americans tend “It’s reasonable for us as Ameri- can recapture this as we remember
the United States. In his talk, given Ensalaco, who is currently on to lump all Muslims into this cat- cans to demand information – for those Americans who perished on
on the eve of the ninth anniversary sabbatical for the semester, re- egory, which contradicts the stan- some information about intel- Sept. 11.”
of Sept. 11, he called for citizens to cently released an academic book, dards of freedom the country was ligence and legality [of these ac- To learn more about Dr. Ensala-
make an effort to learn more about “Middle Eastern Terrorism: From founded upon. tions],” Ensalaco said. “Does the co’s book, visit http://www.upenn.
terrorism in today’s world and Black September to September 11.” “If we surrender to prejudice, president ... have the power to con- edu/pennpress/book/14374.html. It
what America is doing to combat it. It was selected as “an outstanding bigotry, hate, we erode the core demn someone to death?” is available for purchase at the UD
He also urged attendees to fight academic title” by Choice maga- principles of America,” he said. According to Ensalaco, a way to Bookstore. To read a Flyer News
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dinner on Wednesdays, and our how it looked, so I took it and ar-
Thursday community meeting, and ranged it, and then I wrote “There is
then Amish Hour. beauty in the broken.”
KS: Yeah, we’re required to have one
SR: And it’s fitting too, because I was
hour per week where we’re at home, in a class, and they said the most
no electricity, just to get back and beautiful image we have of Christ is
reflect. him broken on the cross.
SR: And, you know, it’s been great.
Like, it’s required, but I’m really glad FN: And how are your neighbors?
to do it, ‘cause no matter how hectic KS: We’ve got this really big, great
your schedule gets, you can just say, space in back that not many have.
“I gotta go home for this,” and it’s SR: We actually don’t have a front
like this little oasis. porch, and when you look down
Kristin Mullen-Muhr: We go to the Roommates: Juniors Sara McCrate, Kristin Mullen-Muhr, Jessie Hanley, Ligia Lopes, Jessica College Park, everybody else has
Second Street Market on Saturday Teater, Shayn Roeder and Kelli Schimmoeller ETHAN KLOSTERMAN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER porches at the same spot.
mornings. JH: So we’ll go out back, and talk to
JT: We didn’t this week. cause they could see us, and were SR: We have a wicker room with Sig Ep (425 College Park) because
COLLEGE PARK SR: Semi-tradition. We did, until two like, “Umm, what’s going on?” wicker furniture, which came with they have the same (setup) as we
of our bikes got stolen. SR: Last night, I was with a friend of the house. It’s kind of a tradition. have.
JT: Yeah, we need to invest in bike mine, and he went, “So what was People buy things for this house, and SR: We live across from Albert Em-
House Specs: Living room chains. up with you guys having seizures in then they leave them. Like the guys manuel, where all the tours start,
with picture window, 4 bed- the back?” who lived here before left us an icon so if anything bad happens, like the
rooms, laundry chapel, 2 FN: So what is your porch commonly and a set of dishes, and the couch in paint starts to chip, the university
refrigerators, wood-paneled used for? FN: Are there any shared activities the chapel. immediately takes care of it.
den with wicker furniture SR: We’ve had several cookouts. you do?
KS: We also had the first Club 6 JT: We have jam sessions. So many FN: Tell me about the chandeliers. FN: I walked past your house and
Flyer News: What should we know party. There were over 400 kids there. of us play the piano or the flute. Our
SM: (Demonstrates) They’re not on noticed you hung up your clothes.
JH: Yeah, even though we have a
about you? SR: To get from the front room to the house is kind of a middle ground the same switch.
washer and dryer, we’re still pretty
Ligia Lopes: We like to Irish dance. deck, I actually had to walk around between the Ghetto and the Dark- JH: And it really lights up our world
environmentally conscious. It adds
Kelli Schimmoeller: We love to the house. side, so we’re like a meeting place for peace wall. We’ve got Gandhi and
to the ambiance of the place.
Irish dance. people from the Darkside. “co-exist” and a world map. And, so SM: It’s so Amish.
Shayn Roeder: We’ll have dance FN: What’s been the most memo- JH: Yeah, like one time a friend of much of us speak Spanish, or are
parties in the wicker room. rable moment in this house so far? ours was conducting a (laughs) busi- taking Spanish classes, that we put FN: What about the fireplace?
Jessica Teater: You also should All: Irish dancing in the wicker ness meeting in our kitchen. these labels up to learn it. LL: It doesn’t work. It looks pretty,
know we’re the Faith and Vocation room! SM: And we talk to each other and though.
Leadership house, so we’re all about Jessie Hanley: We had just had FN: So, what are some of the advan- listen in Spanish, and respond to it, JT: But we can hang stockings from
faith and shared community. quiet hour, and it was right after we tages to living here? on varying levels of understanding. it at Christmas time.
SR: Yeah, our door’s always open. prayed, and suddenly, Shayn goes, SR: Do you know any other house
JH: We could actually fit a real
Christmas tree in here this year.
“Let’s Irish dance!” So, we did for with two chandeliers? FN: How about the broken mirror
SR: Let’s do it! Let’s carol too!
FN: Any traditions you guys have? like 25 minutes straight. SM: It’s a house with character. pieces in the dining area?
Sara McCrate: We have lots of
SR: Jess was flopping on the floor Yeah, like all these new Ghetto JH: Ligia had this full-length mirror
traditions already. We have Tuesday
like a dead fish. houses have light blues and light that broke, and she was ready to FOR AN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
prayer at 9 p.m. and community SM: Friends came in off the street, yellows, and we’re a green house. throw it out. But I saw it, and I liked >> www.flyernews.com
Piano man to tickle ivories at Sears tonight
Heirloom piano, acclaimed musician take stage in latest art series presentation
SARA DORN meet him, he doesn’t seem stuffy,” College-Conservatory of Music,
Staff Writer she said. “He still maintains his will lecture at 1 p.m. in the Sears
own personal style which is a very Recital Hall on Wednesday, Sept.
Michelle Obama, President contemporary, relaxed style.” 15. Preceding Pratt’s performance
Clinton, “The Today Show” audi- Pratt, a graduate of the Peabody that evening, the Bosendorfer
ences and packed theaters around Conservatory of Music, holds piano will be blessed.
the world have witnessed Awada- degrees in piano, violin and con- The piano, a gift from the estate
gin Pratt’s piano playing, and on ducting. He has been featured in of university friend and former
Tuesday, Sept. 14, the University Newsweek and People magazines Kettering musician and music
of Dayton community will too. and on “The Today Show,” among teacher Madonna Wine Goss, has
Pratt’s 8 p.m. performance in other notable publications and a unique distinction, Carr said.
Sears Recital Hall is in honor of talk shows. “The piano is a little bit un-
the UD music department’s new Pratt’s concert will include usual and different from other
Bosendorfer grand piano. The pieces from some legendary and pianos,” Carr said. “It has three
performance is sponsored by the well-known composers. extra keys at the bottom of the
University of Dayton arts series, a “The concert will feature the register; there’s some music
subsidy of the College of Arts and composers Schumann [and] where you can play a few extra
Sciences. Beethoven, my own arrangement very low notes on those keys.
“It’s a real honor; he’s an ex- of Bach’s ‘Passacaglia and Fugue Those extra keys would ordinar-
ceptional pianist,” said art series in C minor,’ a Chopin nocturne, ily be white, but the white keys
coordinator Eileen Carr. and a Liszt sonata,” Pratt said. are actually black so the pianist
Pratt’s performance and per- “Schumann and Chopin celebrate doesn’t get confused.”
sonal style also caught Carr’s the 200 year anniversaries of their For more information on Pratt’s
attention. birth in 2010, Liszt in 2011.” upcoming performance, go to
“He’s a pianist with great classi- Pratt, an artist in residence www.udayton.edu/artssciences/
cal style, but I like that when you at the University of Cincinnati artsseries.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT 7
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
ROCK ON: X-FEST 15 HITS FAIRGROUNDS
Sunday’s extravaganza brings diverse lineup, thousands of dollars to Dayton area
Surf’s up! A Red Line Chemistry fan leaves her third row seat for a crowd’s eye view during Sunday’s X-Fest at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Red Line Chemistry was one of several bands playing at X-Fest, including Papa
Roach, Seether and Paper Tongues. X-Fest is the nation’s largest rock festival, bringing over 10 groups together to perform. HILLARY CUTTER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Sunday was Seether’s fifth X-Fest putting on X-Fest since 2001. The ter fountain and had a steady supply however, when front man Aswan
Chief A&E Writer performance, making its members show attracts a large crowd and of water. North dedicated the performance of
the band with the most X-Fest ap- brings money into the Dayton area, WXEG radio personality Nudge its single “Trinity” “to the troops.”
Thousands of Dayton rock fans pearances. grossing an estimated $600,000 with preached to the crowd to stay hydrat- Dallas-formed Drowning Pool, the
piled into the Montgomery County However, Shinedown band mem- over 10,000 tickets sold, according to ed on several occasions. Australian band Sick Puppies and
Fairgrounds Sunday, Sept. 12, to wit- bers are no strangers to X-Fest ei- Kemer. “Keep getting that water in you,” Red Line Chemistry, from Kansas
ness some of their favorite acts at X- ther. After making back to back X- “I think it’s always good for an area he said. “It’s hot as hell out here.” City, Mo., also peformed on the X-
Fest 15. Fest appearances in 2003 and 2004, anytime you get this many heads Warming the crowd up for the Fest’s mainstage.
X-Fest is the region’s largest rock the Jacksonville, Fla.-based band contributing to something,” he said. headliners was American Bang, who In addition, the festival featured a
festival put on by 103.9 WXEG and was back to perform this year. Preparations for the show began won fans over with a high-energy set side stage that acted as a showcase
Live Nation. The festival lasted eight The festival also featured lesser on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Over 400 peo- list. for local bands.
hours and was headlined by Papa known bands that are making their ple were involved in the production, The name American Bang was Drawing in smaller crowds were
Roach, Seether and Shinedown. mark in the rock community, such as from handling security, to volunteer- also appropriate to the band’s sound. the bands Desallit, Admitted Dilem-
Dan Kemer, the vice president of American Bang and Paper Tongues. ing and being involved in ticket han- The group’s Nashville, Tenn. roots ma and Superkreep.
booking and marketing at X-Fest’s “We come up with the line-up in dling. came through with songs like “Wild Kemer said he was pleased with
concert promoter, Live Nation Indi- January based on who’s up and com- “It’s a huge event,” Kemer said. and Young” and “Whiskey Walk.” the turnout for X-Fest 15.
ana, said he was pleased to see the ing and making a lot of noise,” Ke- “That’s why we only do it once a Paper Tongues, who hail from “It isn’t bad,” he said. “These
bands return to the festival. mer said. “We also try to bring back year.” Charlotte, N.C., also got the crowd things always come out alright.”
“It’s good to see some of these big- the bigger names that have done the Having had customers come down going with their unique hip-hop/in-
name bands headline X-Fest consis- festival before like Seether.” with dehydration problems in past die rock style. FOR EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS
tently,” he said. WXEG and Live Nation have been years, the festival provided a free wa- The band received a mixed ovation,
WHEREFORE ART THOU, DON’T MISS THIS: DATV, a com- HEY, FIRST-YEARS! Don’t miss DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN!
ROMEO? In the park! Shake- munity forum that encourages citi- Henry Sugimoto’s wood block prints Auditions for the fall production of
speare in South Park presents an zens to express themselves through exhibition, now through Friday, Oct. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
outdoor performance of “Romeo electronic media, is presenting 29, on the Roesch Library’s second will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 104
of the Music and Theatre building
local and global and Juliet” at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. the Media That Matters Short Film ﬂoor. This exhibit is presented
Wednesday, Sept. 15. Auditioners
17, through Sunday, Sept. 19, Festival at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, in conjunction with the first-year
arts and events at the South Park Green located Sept. 16, at The Neon. The festival required read, “When the Emperor will sing a few bars of a song and
on Hickory Street, off of Wayne showcases 12 nationally award- Was Divine,” a novel about the life perform a quick monologue, both of
Avenue. The performance is free winning short films that focus on of a Japanese-American family’s their own choice. “Rocky Horror” is
and open to the public. Bring a important topics of today. Tickets internment during World War II. To an annual event performed at Timo-
lawn chair and enjoy the show. are $15 with proceeds going to see more of Sugimoto’s work, go thy’s Bar and Grill, and its organizers
To learn more, go to historic- DATV. To see the festival’s lineup, to http://www.janm.org/collections/ promise that “There is nothing else
southpark.org. go to MediaThatMattersFest.org. henry-sugimoto-collection. like it on campus.”
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
“Printing the facts about friend or foe, without fear or favor, in good
times and in bad, in peace and in war - the journalist who does that is
not a traitor. He is a patriot.”
Michael Gartner, owner, Iowa Cubs, and former news executive, 1933
LOW QUALITY DORMS CREATE HIGH QUALITY EXPERIENCES Lack of coverage of international catastrophes creates questions of values
loss of 23 percent of the entire year’s out food or medicine and no one be-
Air conditioning, new carpeting, refurbished bathrooms ... What harvest means there will be little ing up in arms or at least taking up
isn’t to like about a brand spankin’ new freshmen dorm? bread to be sold even if people had a collection plate. And yet, perhaps
The recent renovations to the first-year dorms are nothing short the money to buy it. But there is pov- only because their accent is not quite
of luxurious. For the first time, these students leave the comforts of erty, too, throughout America, and as cool, the New Zealanders who
home for, well, the comforts of home. Who wouldn’t want this life- much land and life destroyed by Hur- experienced a 7.2 magnitude earth-
style? ricane Katrina has yet to be rebuilt. quake last week seem to be receiving
REBECCA YOUNG OPINIONS EDITOR
While we here on staff understand the lure of the remodeled fresh- The idea of local politics doesn’t the same silent treatment from our
men dorms, we also are left slightly nostalgic for grungier times. One and a half million homes just include tax breaks and pork shores.
Let us explain. lost. Eight hundred thousand people barrel spending; it means that what Though it seems as though our air-
Even though most of the upperclassmen lived — gasp — nine whole stranded from any assistance. It’s matters most are the things directly waves and attentions remain focused
months without air conditioning, modern furnishings or any hopes of estimated the area will take years to affecting us. Thus, in a way, doesn’t it on other subjects, it is important to
floor space, we still had an amazing freshmen year. We didn’t have rebuild. No, this isn’t another reflec- make sense that because the waters note that the United States has sent
a first-class dining facility in our dorm, or even microwaves, but we tion on Hurricane Katrina, five years of the Indus River can’t seep into our 71 million dollars in aid as well as
still managed to enjoy Cousin Vinny’s at all hours of the night. later, but rather a question as to why surroundings, our perspective stays over a dozen high tech helicopters
As great as these renovations are, the dorms had something great knowledge of and concern for one of focused here helping the people we since the flooding began in July. But
just the way they were. They brought students together in a way that the worst flooding disasters in his- can, in the ways we can? it seems more could be done.
new-fangled updates cannot. Ask any upperclassmen who lived in tory hasn’t washed up on our shores. Or perhaps the anthropologists got Why not channel all the energy
Founders pre-AC. All the residents sweated through the first months Ban Ki-moon, the secretary gen- it right when they have argued that and anger we use remembering our
of freshmen year together in the halls. Even on a campus like this eral of the United Nations, has called people are naturally inclined to only tragedies and rallying against com-
one, you cannot script that kind of community. the flooding in Pakistan the worst di- care about their own groups. When munity centers to combatting the
So as you bask in your climate-controlled room and eat your gour- saster he has ever seen. At one point humans existed primarily in tribes, real causes of the extreme terror
met pastries fresh from the Crestaraunt, remember that there is more following the flooding, one-fifth of it made sense that everyone was we decry? The roots of extremism
to college than living in the lap of luxury. Leave your door open, and the entire country was underwater. hard wired to try to preserve the peo- are not in a Manhattan mosque but
hang out in your hallways. Venture out to dining halls other than the Yet in the United States, concern has ple like them at all costs against the throughout the flooded plains of
one that is 100 feet from your room. You only have four years here — been limited and coverage even light- outsiders. Is that what is happening Pakistan filled with the extremes of
Make the most of them. er. What accounts for our ignorance today? How do we define the group of homelessness, hunger and hopeless-
of this inundation? people we will choose to care about: ness.
TAKE TWO Perhaps our apathy toward the By nationality? By religion? When humanity only existed as
WOLVES CONSIDER STUDENTS AS SNACKS ON CAMPUS? events on the other side of the world It is tempting to say that for better tribes, it was easy to be oblivious to
/blogs simply proves the old adage that all or worse, we find it easier to sympa- the suffering of a people far away.
politics are local. Does it matter if thize with people who look like us, But the world is global community
our mindset is focused internally on who speak our language, who share now – When will we extend our inter-
2010-2011 troubles here at home? People live our culture. It’s hard to imagine est in and compassion for our own
in such poverty in Pakistan that the 800,000 Australians stranded with- people to our neighbors far away?
Editor-in-Chief Jacqui Boyle 229-3892 Photography Editor Annamarie Bogusz
Word on the street...
Print Managing Editor Claire Wiegand Assistant Photography Editor Mike Malloy
Web Managing Editor Maggie Malach Copy Editors Michael Sahm & Steven Wright
Director of Multimedia/Marketing Stephanie Chief News Writer Chris Rizer
Lead News Writer Megan Harrell Will you still go to The Monchon now that it moved to the Darkside?
Assistant Director of Multimedia/Marketing
Chief A&E Writer Brady Ashe
Lead A&E Writer Daniel Whitford
News Editor Anna Beyerle 229-3226
Chief Sports Writer Brendan Hader
Assistant News Editors Jen Cheney &
Meagan Marion Lead Sports Writer Chris Moorman
Arts & Entertainment Editor Frank Stanko Lead Photographer Marci Duckro
229-3890 Business Manager Kirstie Snyder
Assistant A&E Editor Sara Green Advertising Manager Lauren Lecklider
Opinions Editor Rebecca Young 229-3878 229-3813
“Probably not. It’s too far “No, I wouldn’t go. I’m loyal “I don’t really know what
Assistant Opinions Editor Dan Cleveland Assistant Advertising Manager Andie Podwika
away.” to Cousin Vinny’s.” that is. But it sounds like a
Sports Editor Jacob Rosen 229-3891 Webmaster Jonathon Reinhart good place...”
Assistant Sports Editors Daniel Vohden & Assistant Webmaster Justin Reinhart
Circulation Manager Pete Drouhard LAURA SCHULTZ, SENIOR KYLE DICKE, SENIOR MEGAN ALTHAUS, FRESHMAN
Art Director Hannah Magnan
MARKETING FINANCE AND ECONOMICS VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Drunken attempts at pickup lines send potential partners packing
treat the opposite sex like pieces and it’s time to make your move. with you, for items a through c. for a minute, and consider it.
of a porterhouse steak. I know “Hey girl, come over here. Don’t I think the general female pop- Of course, at the time, all’s fair
how much you love your “man ignore me, baby. Hey bitch, I said ulation on campus would agree in love and Natty. Just another
laws,” but it’s time to brush up don’t ignore me.” when I say it’s simply infuriat- girl who can’t take a joke, right?
on “girl code.” Let’s break this down. You: ing. Can you fathom how ridicu- Well the joke is on you.
There comes a time in the av- a) are a stranger, b) are visibly lous you look to us, standing on You have not generated inter-
erage young lady’s weekend cloudy in the head, c) have ex- the corner leaning slightly to one est; rather, you have given her a
SEETHA SANKARANARAYAN JUNIOR
when she has had enough: Her
“ good story to tell the girls about
sky-high heels are pinching her
“Men, being drunk does not give you li- the creeper who tried to get her
Perhaps Fergie Ferg said it best feet, she’s not even remotely on attention hollering, “Aiyo red
in “My Humps,” with the decla- the same level as her friends and cense to act like a blathering idiot and skirt.” (True story.) You have
ration, “don’t pull on my hand has no desire to be, the week has treat the opposite sex like pieces of a made yourself look insensitive
boy/ you ain’t my man boy.” Or been tough and tiring, and, to her and crude. She has no inten-
maybe it was Cher Horowitz in disappointment, the night isn’t
porterhouse steak.” tion of getting her “fine ass over
“Clueless” shoving the dreaded going as planned. there.” It’s strutting proudly in
high school boys off her waist, And then you come along. You the other direction, and you are
crying “As if !” are dressed to the nines in a re- SEETHA SANKARANARAYAN, JUNIOR sorely mistaken if you take that
Whoever it was, the message cently pressed button down, and power walk as a retreat with her
remains the same: Men, being spills have nearly dried from acerbated her bad mood, d) have side, pointing your fingers and tail between her legs.
drunk does not give you a license your mandals. Your boys sur- just berated her on the basis that throwing salacious barbs in our Let this be a lesson: Liquid
to act like a blathering idiot and round you, rowdy as all get out, she did not come over to speak direction? Stand in our stilettos courage is not liquid game.
Lack of star power in fall television line-up
letter to the editor leads viewer to question casts’ credentials
DATING DAMAGES SELF STANDARDS pay attention for once and found
myself totally annoyed — not
I’m honestly not too surprised to
see them. But I still think it’s just
After the long Labor Day weekend, sometimes they say they blacked out surprised, just annoyed. silly to call her a star.
I noticed two girls from my classes (and) don’t remember what hap- Don’t get me wrong; there are Another name that was annoy-
sporting big, shiny rocks on their pened. And they don’t know how to some very smart, entertaining ing to see was Mike “The Situa-
left ring fingers. This is in addition change it.” shows out there. But other shows tion” Sorrentino. Some of you
to three friends within my inner What strikes me so deeply about just make you question television might know him for his “perfor-
DAN CLEVELAND ASST. OPINIONS EDITOR
circle who are engaged, the handful this story is how familiar it sounds. casting. mances” on the popular TV show
of acquaintances planning to tie the We’ve all seen beautiful, intelli- Although you probably “Dancing with the Stars” was “Jersey Shore.” Yeah, right. This
knot and the barrage of Facebook gent girls, who are well spoken and couldn’t tell with all the warm one of the so-called “hot shows” guy is not a star. He became
announcements all indicating more friendly in class morph into sloppy, weather, we are entering into of the season. So I checked out somewhat famous by making a
and more of my peers are blissfully wasted, sex objects under the light of fall, which means three things: the all-star cast for this season fool of himself on a ridiculous
setting aside singledom forever. And the Ghetto moon. beautiful, color-changing au- and spotted the name Bristol Pal- TV show. I mean, the guy used to
I’m very happy for them. They’ve Women in the 1960s fought for sex- tumn leaves, brisk autumn winds in. Surely, I thought it couldn’t be an exotic dancer.
escaped from the jungle of college ual liberation and women’s equality. and a whole new season of TV be referring to Sarah Palin’s But again, maybe that kind
relationships, a jungle in which I’m Surely this wasn’t what they were shows. daughter. But it was. How does of casting is just good business
still stuck without breadcrumbs. fighting for. The hook-up culture The last of these things can be that happen? to attract viewers for “Dancing
It’s also fruitless to look to Mom doesn’t liberate women; it turns exciting for the avid television I understand that Sarah Palin with the Stars.” People like see-
for guidance because this sure ain’t them into disposable objects. And fan. However, don’t be surprised has been a political/celebrity ing the faces of members of other
your mama’s dating scene. this culture is accepted. What does if the cast of these TV shows figure recently. This still doesn’t shows, even if those shows were
In her book, “Are Men Necessary” it say that women today are better leaves something to be desired. even qualify her as a “star.” So terrible.
(she concludes they are, fear not!) educated than any other point in his- Now, I am not a huge TV watch- how, then, is it even possible for This begs another question:
New York Times columnist Maureen tory but that they still feel the need er. Of course I like to look up her daughter to be labeled as a Is television too saturated with
Dowd explores the nature of college to “put out” in order to garner male some of my favorite episodes of star? Is there some movie that the same faces? In some cases, I
dating. She relates a story from a attention? We seem to be a culture of “Scrubs” or “It’s Always Sunny she starred in that I missed? It think so. I’m just saying maybe it
friend of hers who is an Ivy League instant gratification, texting, e-mail, in Philadelphia” when I’m avoid- is my understanding that she should be called something else,
professor. He observes the college Twitter — Is instant gratification ing homework. But I usually uti- hasn’t done anything in her life- like “Dancing with the Stars and
dating rituals and is completely courtship only the next logical step? lize the Internet. time to merit stardom. Really Lucky but Not Talented
dumbfounded. He says, “These ex- It seems paradoxical, that in an As far as switching on the tele- I realize that there’s a point to People.”
tremely powerful girls outperform environment dedicated to self-cul- vision to indulge in currently- bringing someone like her on the Either way, it’s the casting of
boys all day long in class. They’re tivation, a cocktail of casual sex airing primetime entertainment, show to get people’s attention, “stars” like this that make me
talkative and nicely dressed. Then and binge drinking is the norm. I really couldn’t tell you much. raise ratings, etc. That is why, as happy that I don’t own a televi-
at night they put on as few clothes Shouldn’t a girl be able to cultivate However, I decided to actually much as these castings annoy me, sion.
as possible, looking so skimpy it herself without getting plowed?!
must be chilly.” Then he goes on say-
ing the night culminates with these
intelligent, attractive women get-
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CONTROVERSIAL HIGH COURT RULING
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Red Scare changes spirit points, hopes for more participation
MARISSA MALSON basketball chair Michael Miller “[We also want] to encourage stu-
Sports Staff Writer said. “Now Red Scare will scan dents to support our athletic teams
during a specific time at the begin- by staying and watching most or
University of Dayton students ning of the game for half the avail- all of each game, and to reward
are going to have to work a bit able points, stop, and then scan for students who do consistently stay
harder this fall sports season for a specific time at the end of the to watch a majority of the game by
their men’s basketball tickets. game for the rest of the available having the second half of points
available during the second scan-
“With more fans at the games, we really feel However, this means students
this will improve the performance of the Flyers.” must stay for a majority of the
game if they want the full points,
and not everyone is willing to do
Jon Colbert, Red Scare president that.
“There will obviously be some
opposition because many stu-
dents don’t want to stay at events University of Dayton students and the Red Scare cheer on the Flyers men’s basketball
Recently, Red Scare implement- points.” longer than they have to,” senior team during the 2009-2010 season at UD Arena. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY JON COLBERT
ed a double scanning policy to the The purpose of the spirit points men’s soccer chair Collin Brown versus Ohio State on [Friday,] Sept. Scare hopes will lead to successful
spirit points system. In the past, system is to award the most dedi- said. “The system does need some 3, there were over 620 students in seasons.
students had their identification cated and loyal Flyer fans with the time to work more effectively, so attendance, which is a significant “We’ve had great turnouts to all
cards scanned during a set period best men’s basketball tickets. The students know when the scanning change from previous years where of our events so far this year, and
in the game and were thus award- more points that students accu- times begin and end. I do think on average a couple hundred stu- I think double scanning has led to
ed the spirit points for that event. mulate, then the closer to the front that attendance has increased so dents would attend,” she said. “I many fans staying at the games,”
Now, students will have to swipe in they will be. far this year and the spirit point noticed students not only staying junior Red Scare president Jon
and swipe out if they want the full “By implementing this new system has to be at least partially for most of the game, but also ac- Colbert said. “With more fans at
point value. scanning process, we are hoping responsible.” tively watching it and cheering the the games, we really feel this will
“Many students would come to to eliminate much of the swiping Malson has also noticed a spike team on. I think so far that this has improve the performance of the
sporting events only to scan their and leaving that has occurred in in attendance at women’s soccer been a positive, beneficial change.” Flyers.”
ID card for spirit points and imme- past years,” sophomore women’s home games. More fans at games means more After all, supporting the Flyers
diately leave,” sophomore men’s soccer chair Kaitlyn Malson said. “At the women’s soccer game support for the teams, which Red is what Red Scare is all about.
In Friday, Sept. 10’s issue, we inaccurately attributed the men’s soccer photo
to Jared Szechy. The photo was actually taken by Assistant Photography Editor,
Mike Malloy. Flyer News sincerely apologizes for this error. FANTASY FOOTBALL GROWING IN FORCE
football team earns points and wins rights, championship trophies, hilari-
games against other similarly assem- ous arguments, etc. It can be a rite of
bled squads. passage for some, as it is in my com-
There are two main methods of petitive league, or just a fun thing to
selecting players for your team. One do on the side with some friends.
is a traditional snake draft where Multiple websites promote free
teams choose their NFL players in a leagues across the Internet for new
JACOB ROSEN, SPORTS EDITOR
continuous order and the other is an learners such as the one created by
The end of summer brings about auction style where participants have the University of Dayton’s intramu-
many changes in the Rosen house- a mock budget to compose their own ral sports department at ESPN.com.
Daniel Demko hold. In this Akron family of base- dream team. While these are the most popular
Amy Heck ball-loving parents and three sons, Snake drafts remain the most ways to join the fun, it is not always
Christopher Luckhaupt Bradley Boyd
Sarah Stapleton the majority of these differences re- common, but the auction style is gain- the case for everyone.
volve around the sports world. ing ground. The new method provides Betting is something that tradi-
Elizabeth Chan Among them include my two older more room for strategy and competi- tionally goes along with the game
Emily Claricoates brothers and I historically heading off tion as teams bid until the highest and there are grand prizes upwards
Jacqueline Goggins to our separate colleges, beginning to price receives the desired player. of $300,000 in well-marketed inter-
Amber Niekamp attend Ohio State football games, suf- Since the player selection process net tournaments. Recently as well,
Timothy Trushaw fering through another Cleveland In- occurs before the start of the season; Bloomberg Businessweek declared
dians season and the endless discus- however, success in fantasy football it “The New Internet Porn” and es-
Tim Bergant sions about fantasy football. is a relative term. Fans can plan out timated that the industry costs busi-
Andrew Martin I joined a competitive league with their dream team and accomplish nesses up to $1.5 billion in lack of pro-
my brother’s friends four years ago, that through either method, but inju- ductivity from workers.
and the tradition has become a new ries and disappointments always do That is certainly an understand-
Ryan Shirley Brad Borchers
Shelby Elking way of life. From spending 10 days occur in any professional sport. able conclusion for those who are
in Europe creating a new strategy to During the season, fantasy foot- familiar with the Rosen family. My
countless hours updating and revis- ball is an exciting way for fans to cope brothers and I are passionate about
James Hankenhof ing rankings, it has become an obses- with a poor season from their favor- the sport, the strategy, the competi-
sion beyond my wildest expectations. ite teams or even improve upon their tion and the intense playoff struggles.
Megan Fitzgerald In a nutshell, fantasy football is a playoff-caliber favorites. Born and Fantasy football is a bourgeoning
sports game where participants se- raised in Northeast Ohio, there is no trend that transcends generations,
lect active NFL players for their team. better way to actually pay attention to cultures, hateful rivalries and socio-
Based on how well those quarter- the season than fantasy football. economic boundaries. The game is
backs, running backs, wide receivers, The various scoring systems differ free for all, and sports fans are always
tight ends, kickers and defenses per- greatly, and the competitive nature of encouraged to create their new team,
form during the season, your fantasy the game usually leads to bragging join the fun and get excited!
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Men’s Rugby Club Volleyball
NO. 4 FLYERS START SEASON UD struggles in Nebraska
NATE WAGGENSPACK off their season at Stuart Field with years to come. It has taken on more DAN VOHDEN Yanz finished with 29 assists
Assistant Sports Editor a match against Ball State. They are members each year with 18 freshmen Assistant Sports Editor and eight digs, but the dominating
planning on playing at least one more joining the team this year, almost half Illinois defense held the opposing
Fresh off its best season ever, the game at Stuart Field this fall, possi- the club. The rugby club was not even JACOB ROSEN team to a .104 attack percentage in
University of Dayton men’s rugby bly their match against Xavier in two at the Up the Orgs event at the begin- the final two sets.
club is looking to push its way even weeks. ning of the school year, it has just de- Another weekend meant an- The tournament concluded for
further into the national tournament Barger said the team’s expecta- veloped a reputation. other difficult tournament for the UD on Saturday, Sept. 11, against
for this year. tions are high for this season. Accord- “Honestly, they came to us,” Barg- University of Dayton volleyball the Western Michigan Broncos,
The rugby club, one of the fastest ing to the senior, rugby is not a sport er said. “A lot of people contacted me team. another team that defeated UD in
growing clubs on campus, made its that has too many unexpected upsets or e-mailed me during the summer Fresh off the Dayton Flyer the 2008 NCAA Tournament at the
mark on the national scene last year due to the amount of strategy involved saying they wanted to play rugby. It’s Classic two weeks ago and the Diet Frericks Center.
by beating Miami University, the No. 1 and the length of the game (90 min- the largest group of freshmen the club Coke Classic in Minneapolis, the After the first ever three-game
ranked team in the country, and then utes). has had.” Flyers travelled to Lincoln, Neb., losing streak since 2008, the Fly-
losing by a point in the regional finals The fall season consists of teams Numbers are extremely valuable for the Ameritas Player Challenge ers finally prevailed by sweep-
in a rematch with the Redhawks. With playing league games. The league sea- for the club because 15 players are on this past weekend. ing all three sets. The team col-
a wealth of experience and talent com- son leads to the spring season, more of
the field at a time for each team. Hav- UD began the event Thursday, lected a three-set season high of
ing back for the 2010 year, they are a tournament leading to nationals. If ing such a big group, especially with Sept. 9, with a contest against 11.5 blocks overall, led by an All-
looking to improve on last season.
UD is able to win its league or finish some young talent, is helpful in mak- No. 7 Nebraska, the tournament’s American performance.
“We have a really good team this in the top two in the state, they will be ing substitutions. host. Nebraska led early before Senior middle blocker Lindsay
year,” club president Alex Barger said. invited back to the Midwest Tourna- Armed with a huge group of tal- dropping the first set, but rallied Fletemier recorded seven block
“We have a really smart team; we’re ment in the spring, where they lost to ented veterans and rookies, the UD to win each of the next three in assists in the contest along with
really experienced, and so we’re rely- Miami last year. men’s rugby club is ready to make a taking the crucial match. 15 kills and only one attack error.
ing on that.” “Fall [season] is more contending run at a national title. Senior setter Jessica Yanz, who The season continues this
This year’s team is loaded with for the spring season, but it’s still very transferred to Dayton this year af- weekend with the Adidas Invita-
experienced members, featuring nine important,” Barger said. FOR AN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO ter spending the past two seasons tional at Notre Dame from Friday,
seniors and 10 juniors. After last year’s success, the club AND PHOTO GALLERY with the Cornhuskers, recorded Sept. 17, through Sunday, Sept.
The No. 4 ranked Flyers kicked appears to be in good hands for many an impressive double-double with 19. The Flyers will take on Santa
35 assists and 17 digs. Clara, Delaware, and Notre Dame
The Flyers renewed an old ri- in their three contests.
valry in the second game against UD will then return to the Fre-
No. 3 Illinois. The Illini defeated ricks Center for the second week-
Dayton in the 2009 NCAA Tourna- end of Atlantic 10 Conference
ment and again claimed victory, play on Friday, Oct. 1, against the
sweeping all three sets. Rhode Island Rams.
Dayton men’s rugby club president Alex Barger avoids a tackle with a pass during a contest against Ball State at Stuart Field on Friday,
Sept. 10. UD enters the 2010 season as the No. 4 team in the nation. CLAIRE WEIGAND/MANAGING EDITOR
DID YOU KNOW? PERFECTION the All-Tournament Team of the Penn
Invitational after posting a 2-0 record
The women’s cross country team to win the tournament.
posted a perfect score of 15 points at
TWIN TOWERS the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio,
over the weekend. The top 10 finishers
Men’s cross country senior runners Senior Chris Woeste and junior
Chris and Matt Lemon placed first and in the meet were all Dayton Flyers. Michael Oberschmidt of the UD men’s
second, respectively, for the second
consecutive meet. This weekend at FEARSOME FOUR golf team tied for ninth individually,
and senior Jeff Hodapp placed 16th to
the Mel Brodt Invitational in Bowling Women’s soccer seniors Jerica help pace the Flyers to a second place
Green, Ohio, the twin brothers both DeWolfe and Kelly Blumenschein, finish at the Fossum/Spartan Invita-
broke the UD 8K record for seniors. junior Emily Kenyon, and sophomore tional in East Lansing, Mich.
Colleen Williams were all named to
Flyer News • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
SENIOR UD RUNNERS WIN A-10 HONORS
Lemon leading team in classroom, on the course Bulgrin excited about UD’s hot start to 2010 season
SCOTT McADAMS of the Year in 2009 and aims to repeat the CHRIS MOORMAN A-10 personally,” she said. “I want to be the first
Sports Staff Writer performance this season. Lead Sports Staff Writer female finisher. And we would like to have a better
In terms of how the two sides compare, showing at regionals. Last year we were 13th, and
Sports Editor Chris said the necessary skills are very Here’s some advice for opponents of the I think we are much better than that. I would also
similar while running and in the classroom. University of Dayton women’s cross country team: like to get at least two or three runners to nationals
Senior Chris Lemon is no stranger to He said he and Matt try to lead by example for Watch out. this year.”
competition. the team, not necessarily being the loudest or Senior captain Maureen “Maura” Bulgrin is First-year head coach Sarah Hinkley
The University of Dayton men’s cross most boisterous. the main reason for this warning. Bulgrin was last believes Bulgrin can accomplish her goals, if she
country team captain has excelled in the But in the end, it is all about how the two week’s Atlantic 10 Conference Performer of the concentrates on the little things.
early part of the 2010 season, and a family function together and try to make each other W e e k for her second place individual finish “She has the talent to be the best runner in the
connection has pushed him to this point. better on a daily basis. at the 12th annual Meijer Flyer 5K A-10,” Hinkley said. “I really believe that, but we’ve
Growing up, attending college and “A long time ago we Challenge in Kettering Saturday, got to start refining things.”
teaming with his twin brother Matt is the key talked about this: What if Sept. 4. The combination of Hinkley and Bulgrin
assistance, leading the Flyers to esteemed one of us is better than the She led the Flyers to a second appears to be working already, despite the
recognitions in the year’s first two events. other?” Chris said. “Any place finish out of twelve teams. short amount of time the two have known each
To begin, Chris broke the course record at team in the United States The team that beat the Flyers, other. They admitted they have a give-and-take
14:56 in the Flyer 5K Challenge in Kettering, would love to have Matt: Miami University, relationship. Hinkley has been an integral part of
Ohio, on Saturday, Sept. 4. Co-captain Matt he’s just that good.” hosted the Miami Bulgrin’s quest to finish first at this year’s A-10
earned second-place honors in finishing The twins’ I n v i t a t i o n a l Championships, and Bulgrin has stepped up in the
just five seconds after, and the Dayton team performances last Saturday, leadership role to help out the rookie head coach.
finished in second overall. have garnered Sept. 11, and “It’s awesome,” Hinkley said. “I mean, stepping
Chris earned Atlantic 10 Conference n a t i o n a l B u l g r i n into this, she’s just a natural leader, and it makes
Performer of the Week honors for the event, a t t e n t i o n and her my job and the transition easier. She’s really
and didn’t waste any time getting back to and are leading the girls, along with Liz Coorey and one of
work again this past weekend. our other captains [Brigitte Sherman].”
At the Mel Brodt Invitational in the t e a m m a t e s The leadership role is nothing new to UD’s
Lemons’ hometown of Bowling Green, Ohio, looked forward to a fastest woman harrier. For four years, Bulgrin
on Saturday, Sept. 11, UD took first place with contributing to help little payback. has assisted her teammates and turned UD cross
a low score of 23 points. Chris and Matt again make a name for the “I’ve got ‘Red’ country into a championship contender.
finished in first and second, respectively, Flyers cross country written on my hand,” She said the leadership she and her two other
each breaking the UD program record for an team. Bulgrin said. “I co-captains, Coorey and Sherman, have shown over
8K time by a senior. “It’s part of a twin mean, you’re always the years has marked the change in the program.
“[They are] very goal driven; they are brother act that I can’t looking ahead at those “The three of us coming in kind of marked a
always trying to improve the team’s standing really explain,” Davis RedHawk runners in turning point for the team,” Bulgrin said. “It’s been
in the A-10,” head coach Rich Davis said said. “We’re blessed to front of you, and that’s great. It’s a really big honor.”
about the Lemon brothers. “They have both have them both here what we’ve been talking Bulgrin would like to be recognized as one of
been to nationals; now they want to bring the at UD. There are days about mostly, and we’re going the conference’s best again this year, and the early
team with them.” I can’t predict which to try and beat them.” efforts this season are just proving how strong the
Chris is the reigning A-10 individual Lemon brother is going to Bulgrin followed through on entire UD women’s cross country team is.
champion, claiming the first-ever such title run the best, [but] they are her hopes and finished first at the “I mean, when I turned around at the finish line
in Dayton Flyers history. He led the squad clearly head and shoulders event with a time of 18:26. All of I saw five of my teammates coming in right behind
in every single race last season and was the above their competition.” the first 10 runners to cross the me,” she said. “That was the best — just knowing
team’s Most Valuable Runner for a second Chris said his goals for finish line were from Dayton, as that I’m not out there running by myself, and I’ve
straight year. this season are to win the A-10 the team beat out Miami for the got my whole team with me .”
The athletic success is only part of the championship and to place within title.
equation for Chris, however. As a John W. the top 10 nationally. As a captain, Entering her final year in a
Berry Sr. Scholar in the University Honors his hopes are high for an overall team Flyers uniform as a reigning
Program, he is pushed to do his best in the effort over the course of the next three first team All-Atlantic 10 CLEVELAND—I PROBABLY SHOULDN’T EVEN
classroom while continuing work on his months. Conference selection, Bulgrin SAY ANYTHING ABOUT CLEVELAND. THEY’VE
senior thesis project. “Keep your eyes on the Flyers,” hopes the season will end SUFFERED ENOUGH THIS SUMMER WITHOUT
The Spanish and education double Chris said. “We’re going to kick some just as well as it has started. ME BRINGING IT UP.
major was the conference Student-Athlete butt.” “I would like to win the
SPACK ON SPORTS
PHOTOS BY ERIK SCHELKUN, CONTRIBUTED BY KRYSTAL WARREN
UD Arena selected to host NCAA Tournament’s first four games
DANIEL VOHDEN Wabler said. “It’s a great opportu- tournament’s No.16 seeds, while Only the Municipal Auditorium UD Arena had planned to install
Assistant Sports Editor
nity for Dayton to showcase itself.” the other two games will pit the in Kansas City, Missouri, has host- them in a few years, but the oppor-
The NCAA announced last week Dayton has hosted the Open- last four at-large teams selected to ed more men’s NCAA tournament tunity to host the First Four means
that the University of Dayton will ing Round “play-in” game since its the field,” the NCAA said through a games than UD Arena, but with the that project will need to be complet-
be the inaugural host of the newly inception in 2001 when the tourna- press release. new expanded field coming to Day- ed before March.
created First Four for this season’s ment expanded to 65 teams. With UD Arena is no stranger to post- ton, UD will take over the top spot. “One of the key things for us is,
men’s basketball championship the recently created 68 team field, season play as it also hosted first The First Four also will bring we’re going to have to go out and
tournament. UD Arena was once again selected and second round games most re- an improvement to the arena. A fund those video boards,” Wabler
“We’re ecstatic to be able to bring as the host site. cently in 2009, and has signed on new NCAA rule this year requires said. “We’re also going to hopefully
the First Four to the Dayton com- “Two games will feature teams for first and second round games in that all tournament venues must be have an opportunity to get them in
munity,” UD athletic director Tim battling to advance as two of the 2013. equipped with video screens. there before the First Four starts.”