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Heidelberg College Partnership Provides The January 25, 2008 Volume 117 Issue 6 Kilikilik Informing The Campus Community Since 1894 “A Greener Beeghly”: Library Tiﬃn, Ohio Opportunities Overseas Anticipates Savings on Electricity Amanda Hanning Maurice Harris Staﬀ Writer trial period for a year and then, Staﬀ Writer Next semester Heidelberg if approved by the National Cre- Here at Heidelberg Col- will be oﬀering classes in Liege, dentialing Agency (NCA), it will lege, Beeghly Library is one Belgium, for students work- expand into a four-year program of the largest and most dis- ing toward a business or sports where students can work toward tinct-looking buildings on management bachelor’s degree. their bachelor’s degree. Wein- campus. These classes are the result of inger believes that the program Many students use the a partnership between the Roy- could someday grow by adding library for its wide variety of al Racing Football Club Mon- more majors, summer programs books and resources. Every tagnee and Heidelberg. Accord- or even graduate programs. now and then you might see ing to the Heidelberg Web site, This program is a great a student doze oﬀ at one of Royal Racing Football Club opportunity for Heidelberg stu- the desks. Montagnee (RRFCM) is an dents. It gives them the chance “Beeghly Library is just organization in the very what you need when you’re “that oﬀers “As far as we know, there is near future to looking for a quiet place to students the no other program like this study abroad study,” said Heidelberg stu- opportunity to anywhere in the world.” in Liege. The dent Billy Jenkins. develop pro- cost of study- Recently Beeghly Library fessional-level – Dr. David Weininger, ing in Bel- made what many students soccer skills Dean of the College gium will be and faculty consider to be a in a Europe- almost the smart – and environmentally In addition to recycling efforts already in place, Beeghly recently installed more energy- efﬁcient lightbulbs. This new lighting contributes to the relaxing environment for students an setting.” The RRFCM has same as studying in Tiﬃn. friendly – move. The library to do research and work on papers. (Photo by Ris Cashdollar) a ﬁve-acre sports complex just The ﬁnancial aid that a student replaced its incandescent outside of Liege. receives in Tiﬃn will transfer to bulbs with more energy-eﬃ- According to Vice President the programs in Belgium. cient ﬂuorescent ones. times as much as the previous Although the ﬂuorescent for Academic Aﬀairs and Dean One big perk to studying in According to Director of incandescent bulbs, but have six bulbs cost four times as much, of the College Dr. David Wein- Belgium is the location. Liege Library Services Ed Krako- times as long a life span. they last much longer and are inger, many of the athletes that is close to the borders of Ger- ra, this change should lead to Incandescent bulbs have a predicted to save Heidelberg are a part of this elite club were many and the Netherlands. This a “very noticeable drop in the life span of about 1500 hours, more than $1800 a year on the scouted from the United States makes for some great opportu- electric bill” for Beeghly. whereas ﬂuorescent bulbs have a electric bill as compared to the and Canada by RRFCM. nities to sightsee and experience Krakora also noted that the life span of 10,000 hours. incandescent bulbs. Although the RRFCM and other cultures. new ﬂuorescent bulbs only use Jeﬀ Brickner, Heidelberg’s Overall, no one seems to Heidelberg have started a part- Although the main lan- approximately 27 percent of head electrician, initiated the object to the new lights and nership, they are still two sepa- guages in Belgium are Flem- the energy that the incandes- idea of installing energy-eﬃ- their noticeably brighter shine rate entities, meaning not every- ish, French and German, most cent bulbs used. Such energy cient bulbs in the library. in the library. It seems as if stu- one involved with RRFCM has people in Belgium use English eﬃciency could lead to essen- Brickner brought the propos- dents and faculty alike support to be enrolled in Heidelberg’s as a second means of communi- tial savings of 70 percent on the al to Morrison during the sum- the library’s move to become “A program. cation. The classes oﬀered there electric bill. Krakora expects to mer, and, after Morrison looked Greener Beeghly.” This program was started to will be taught in English. see a decrease within a month at the numbers, he came to the give the athletes at RRFCM a This new program is unique. or two. conclusion that “it was an easy, For tips on increasing energy chance to get both professional Weininger stated, “As far as we Associate Vice President for quick payback.” Brickner, along eﬃciency, visit the Oﬃce of the level coaching and higher edu- know, there is no other pro- Facilities and Engineering Rod with Custodian Kelly Brooks, Ohio Consumers’ Council Web site cation. gram like this anywhere in the Morrison pointed out that the installed the ﬂuorescent bulbs at http://www.pickocc.org/smart- The new program will be in a world.” ﬂuorescent bulbs cost about four over winter break. energy/energyeﬃciency.shtml News Opinion Campus Sports Entertainment Courthouse Tours 2 Campus Voting 3 New Majors 4 Men’s Basketball 6 “Juno” Review 8 Heath Ledger 2 Drunk Driving 3 Financial Aid Renewal 4 Fantasy Baseball 6 Nintendo Wii 8 Kilikilik Mailbox 2 Facebook 3 Scholars Day 5 LSU vs. OSU 7 WGA Strike 8 News Page 2 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Seneca County Courthouse Tours The outpouring of inter- guides, with training and assis- est in seeing the historic Sene- tance provided by Michigan ca County Courthouse prompt- Capitol Tour and Information ed the county commissioners to Services representatives. agree to open the building on All are welcome. Enter at the two additional weekends. East Market Street entrance to Guided tours occurred the Courthouse. Written scripts Jan. 19 and 20 and will be of the tours and exhibits will oﬀered again on Saturday and be available in the ground ﬂoor Sunday Feb. 16 and 17 from 1-4 rotunda for visitors unable to p.m. take the stairs. The Seneca County Com- This is an opportunity to learn missioners are oﬀering the tours about the historic signiﬁcance of in cooperation with the Tiﬃn the building and its architecture, Historic Trust in an eﬀort to to explore the potential of reha- provide the county citizens an bilitation, to see ﬁrst-hand the opportunity to see the building condition of the building and to prior to voting on a bond issue form conclusions concerning its that will appear on the March 4 service and future. Tours of the Seneca County Courthouse are being offered by the Seneca County Comissioners in cooperation with the Tifﬁn ballot. For more information, please Historic Trust. This will give county residents an opportunity to view the building inside and out before voting on the March 4 Local citizens will serve as call 419-447-4789. ballot issue. (Photo by Devon Walsh) The Kilikilik Mailbox Heath Ledger’s Sudden Death Shocks Students Ris Cashdollar Editor in Chief Around 6 p.m. on Tuesday have expressed their shock and Jan. 22 there was one phrase sadness. that could be heard all across Some of his popular roles Heidelberg with varying degrees included performances in “10 of sadness or disbelief. Things I Hate About You,” “The “Did you hear? Heath Ledger Patriot,” “Brokeback Mountain,” 0 , 2 0 07 “The Brothers Grimm” and D ec . 1 i l ik is dead!” e K i l ik According to the Washington “A Knight’s Tale.” The ﬁ lming E ditor, Th To the Post, 28-year-old actor Heath was already completed for his Ledger was found dead in his part in the new Batman movie, ha m t, From liam T. Wick Managemen apartment with prescription scheduled to be released July 18, Dr . Wil rofessor of sleeping pills scattered nearby. 2008. us P Emerit erg Col lege delberg Based on the instantaneous ed Hei He was found by his housekeeper elb of retir the group. at 3:30 p.m. Internet reactions it is apparent Heid group nks of d by a a nd elegate col lective th his An autopsy planned for Jan. that this loss is felt by many fans Ih ave bee egister the er of P 23 should reveal the cause of across the country. y to r a numb severa l facult one by mes of death; results of the autopsy were Students on campus have had work d o s is for the aves at the h not available prior to publication. a wide range of reactions to news Th e thank rak ing the le Until more facts are known, his of the actor’s sudden death. es, and Ex acult y memb er s. in, but cold ra publicist asks the public to hold Kilikilik Entertainment ret i re df aves in anner. We ing le tive m oﬀ on speculation. Editor Ben King expressed his ere rak uc tit ude. e c a se s they w sitive, constr ciate their at Ledger’s death leaves behind surprise at the news. In som sisted in a po and we appre not only his parents and family, Senior Deena Marlette r t hey pe e their help, but his two-year-old daughter reacted with disbelief then appr eciat Matilda. Several news articles sadness at the loss of such a s, have preferred to focus instead young and attractive actor. ly Your ha m Sincere liam T. Wick y) on the incomplete movies left in A minority of students such il ult Dr. W retired fac the wake of his death. as senior Andrew Sather found e (For th Many actors and directors themselves asking questions who have worked with Ledger such as “Who is Keith Ledger?” Opinion Page 3 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Encouraging Voting On Campus Facebook: Not Just for Mindy Lester Staﬀ Writer the same time if more people go vote; it is about getting people Stalking Anymore Whether college students are to vote, it will make a big dif- informed. Amanda Riley Staﬀ Writer lar candidate, Republican Ron unaware, unconcerned or just ference. It only takes one vote to At Heidelberg there are some occupied with other things, a lot start everything oﬀ. people that are doing just that. “My job is a decision-mak- Paul, has 72,354 supporters. of them do not vote. The one thing that I think Keenan Jones, Student Senate ing job, and as a result, I make With numbers like these, it Some say they do not know is worse than not voting is vot- member and vice president of a lot of decisions.” –George W. would be foolish not to use this about or like the people who are ing for somebody just to vote. fellowship for Alpha Phi Ome- Bush, The Decider, Lancaster, media outlet as a campaigning running. Many are not regis- There are a lot of young people ga, said that Student Senate, Pa., Oct. 3, 2007. As our cur- tool. I am personally a supporter tered, do not know when voting who will vote for candidates just Young Democrats and Young rent president so coyly stated, of Barack Obama. When I go to happens or do not have a way to because that is who their parents Republicans are all teaming up the job of president comes with his Facebook page, not only does get to a voting poll. Many oth- support or that is the person that to produce a pamphlet about the the pressure of making decisions he have videos of his speeches ers think that their vote does not the people around them prefer. presidential candidates. for billions. and his stances on certain issues, count because there have been If you vote for someone that In addition, Alpha Phi Ome- Being a college student, it is but he also has his favorite mov- accusations of cheating at dif- you don’t know anything about, ga helped students register to easy to get caught up in the class- ies, songs and interests listed. It ferent voting sites in the past or that is just as bad as not voting vote by holding a rally on Thurs- es, the drama of a social circle is a much more personal feeling because they are only one per- at all. You could be giving your day, Jan. 24 where students could and future plans. But how con- to know that I not only know son. vote to someone that might be come and enjoy pizza while ﬁll- cerned are we about the future where he stands on war, but that I think that it is true that against what you believe. It’s ing out forms for absentee bal- of our country? I have to wonder he likes to kick back and watch one vote doesn’t count, but at not just about getting people to lots. how the politicians of today can “The Godfather” and “The God- reach a generation that feels left father: Part II.” in the dust by the political cam- In the past years presidential paigns and candidates. candidates have tried to make Avoiding Alcohol-Related Accidents: “It’s not oﬃcial unless it is on Facebook.” If you haven’t heard a connection with the younger generation. I distinctly remem- Is Following the Rules Enough? this phrase around Heidelberg’s campus, you haven’t been listen- ber former President Bill Clin- ton appearing on MTV in hopes Laurie Kaltenmeier be safe. Now, because of one It has been said that because ing. At Heidelberg alone there of winning over the young. It Staﬀ Writer person’s bad decision, the per- there have been more rules set are 1,688 students using Face- seemed as if that worked in his Imagine yourself driving son you spent most of your life into place dealing with drunk book and more than 60 mil- beneﬁt. This year all the can- down the highway. Your best growing up with is gone. driving, the number of accidents lion users worldwide. As this didates are making that extra friend is in the passenger seat. Things like this do occur. The has decreased. Web site continues to be one of eﬀort. Both of you have your seat- Detroit News stated in “Wrong- This may be true, but it does the most popular on campuses For instance, you can vis- belts on and you are following way driver kills ﬁve in Tole- not take away the severity of the across the nation, it has become it Barack Obama’s Web site on the speed limit. Yes, the music do” that six minutes is all that accidents that do still occur. It a powerful communication and MySpace. There are also links is turned up exceptionally high, Michael Gagnon needed to kill seems as if these existing rules persuasion tool. on Obama’s Facebook page to but you are completely aware ﬁve people in a fatal car accident for drunk driving are useless. Politicians are taking note Youtube where videos of his of your surroundings and you on Jan. 1 of this year. Rules do not ﬁ x people’s stupid- of the power the younger gen- speeches are available. know where you are going. Driving while impaired, ity. eration has on the polls. ABC As the months continue there You put on your turn signal Gagnon made his way down Driving safely is not enough News has created an application will be more and more speech- as you turn onto the exit ramp. Interstate 280 and drove the to prevent an accident. There on Facebook called U.S. politics. es and debates televised. Every Suddenly, you see headlights wrong way onto an exit ramp. will always be that one person Once a student adds this to his television station will be full of coming your way. It is the last A family of eight in a van was who makes a bad choice, some- or her Facebook page, the user advertisements supporting can- thing you remember from that making its way down the same one that leaves their common can pick a politician to support. didates. These may or may not night. ramp, not expecting a truck to sense behind and drives under On the politics home page there catch our attention, but that is Awakening in a hospital bed, be coming toward them. The the inﬂuence. Within moments are a number of pages listed for no reason to be uninformed this you panic. What happened? F-350 that Gagnon was driv- of driving, he or she could pos- students to gather information. year. Where is your best friend? News ing collided with the van. The sibly kill ﬁve people. The four categories include With each candidate readily has it that a drunk driver drove mother and four children were Do not let that person be you. politicians, election pulse, willing to give you any informa- onto the exit ramp from the killed, leaving only the father It is about thinking before act- debate groups and latest news. tion you need or want to know, opposite direction and hit the and two other children as the ing. You may think that some- Most of these are self-explan- it is time to become interested. I car you were in head-on. survivors. thing tragic may never happen atory; the categories have facts strongly believe that this year’s It only took a few more sec- Tragic accidents like this to you, but life is full of surpris- about the election process thus election is the time for change. onds for matters to get worse. happen all the time whether you es. far, information about the can- It is the time for our generation Your best friend was thrown out hear about them or not. Accord- Do not let an alcohol-related didates and polls. to be heard. of the vehicle and did not sur- ing to the Greater Dallas Coun- fatal accident be the kind of sur- As of Jan. 13, there were So as clichéd as it may seem, vive the accident. Why did this cil on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, prise life brings you. As a teach- 577,472 people who chose to every vote counts. Please be have to happen? You and your 45 percent of all car accidents er of mine once told me: make support a speciﬁc candidate. informed and use all the tools best friend have always followed are alcohol-related. wise choices. Democratic candidate Barack that are literally at your ﬁnger- the rules and tried your best to Obama has 237,014 supporters, tips to make an educated vote while the second most popu- for your future. Campus Page 4 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Two New Majors To Be Oﬀered in 2008-09 Catalog Campus Kasi Turek Staﬀ Writer es some ﬂexibility not present in interests of students attracted to and examines conﬂ icts in vari- Calendar Heidelberg students will the old curriculum.” According the biological and environmen- ous areas of society and author- have two new areas of study to to Dr. Berger, most tracks have tal sciences. ity. BEC Musician: choose from next fall: Environ- the option to take one elective to It will help to more eﬀective- Through the interdisciplin- Beau Bristow mental Science and Criminal complete the required hours. ly market Heidelberg’s Water ary approach students will gain Tuesday, Jan. 29 Justice. These two majors will be The new major contains few- Resources program to poten- a broader knowledge of skills 8 p.m. included in the 2008-09 under- er required hours than the cur- tial students and takes care of that they will need to apply to Campus Center Lobby graduate catalog. rent major, as well as oﬀering the need for the curriculum to the problems of social justice These new majors have conform with those commonly and community safety. Faculty Research been in development for “At least two years have been spent found at other colleges and uni- According to Heidelberg’s Symposium some time.According to on completing this development versities. Web site criminal justice majors Thursday, Feb. 14 Dr. Amy Berger, associ- [for the Environmental Science This is also in response to will also beneﬁt from instruc- 3 - 5:20 p.m. ate professor of geology, major].” administrative requests that tion by practitioners: people Aigler and Brenneman “At least two years have departments across campus who have been out in the ﬁeld, been spent on complet- – Dr. Amy Berger, Associate explore possibilities for stream- as well as those who have stud- Student Research ing this development [for Professor of Geology lining their course oﬀerings and ied criminal justice theory. Conference the Environmental Sci- organizational structures. Criminal Justice majors at Tuesday, Feb. 19 ence major].” students a choice between com- The second new major that Heidelberg will be required 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The new Environmental Sci- pleting an internship and com- will be oﬀered at Heidelberg to take part in an internship. College Hall and Bareis ence program replaces the cur- pleting an independent research is Criminal Justice. This area This internship may be com- Keynote Speaker: rent Water Resources and Envi- project. of study is an interdisciplinary pleted through the Washing- Dr. Patty Kubow ronmental Biology programs It also gives general educa- major. ton Semester program. This is with a single major. Environ- tion students another lab option According to the Heidelberg an experience that allows for the Women’s Professional mental Science will oﬀer four through the Environmental Web site, the major incorporates study of law and justice issues in Development Conference tracks: biology, chemistry, geol- Science courses at the 100 level. ideas and methods from a num- Washington, D.C. “Healthy Choices for Life” ogy and water resources; an Dr. Berger mentioned that ber of academic areas. These two options will oﬀer Friday, Feb. 29 Environmental Studies minor the Environmental Science The Criminal Justice major great opportunities for students 2:30 - 7 p.m. will also be available. major was created to meet vari- takes into account explanations who want to pursue a career in Campus Center Dr. Berger also stated that ous objectives. One was a desire of human actions, studies the the Criminal Justice or Envi- Keynote Speaker: “the new curriculum introduc- to meet the changing needs and institutions of public authority ronmental Science ﬁelds. Barbie Tootle Free Application for Federal Student Aid Renewal Process Explained It is time to ﬁ le your Renew- Access your information: cial arrangements before going demic progress mandated by the cost. Deadline for Fall 2008 is al-Free Application for Federal Once you have a PIN, you can home for the summer. Federal government. Feb. 28. Limited ﬁnancial aid is Student Aid (FAFSA) for the electronically access your infor- Student employment hiring To maintain SAP at Heidel- available. 2008-09 academic year at www. mation at www.fafsa.ed.gov. You cards required: We will con- berg, full-time students must If you have any questions or fafsa.ed.gov. will only need to update infor- tinue the current hiring process pass 24 semester hours the pri- concerns, stop by the Financial You can access your renewal mation that has changed since for student employees. All stu- or year and maintain the min- Aid Oﬃce in College Hall, call information using your PIN on last year. Processing is free and dents will be required to have imum required GPA based ext. 2293 or e-mail at ﬁnancial- the Web. Please complete the secure, and generally is com- either work study eligibility or upon the total hours attempted. email@example.com. renewal by March 1. plete 7 to 14 days faster than if a non-work study job approved Please refer to the college cata- College Goal Sunday: Col- We encourage you to sub- you ﬁ lled out and mailed a paper through the Financial Aid log for speciﬁc grade point aver- lege Goal Sunday oﬀers college mit your 2008-09 renewal over application. Oﬃce and listed on the Finan- age requirements. Please review students FREE, professional the Internet. If you do not have Financial aid awards in cial Aid Award before they your status, so you are aware of help ﬁ lling out the Free Appli- a PIN, you will need to obtain OASIS2 for 2008-09: Finan- begin to work. All supervisors your own progress. cation for Federal Student Aid one before you begin. cial aid awards will be avail- will have a hiring card that will Oﬀ-campus living: Students (FAFSA). Pre-registration for Get a PIN: Your PIN num- able online in OASIS2. We will be signed by both the supervi- wishing to live oﬀ campus must this event is highly encouraged. ber will serve as your electron- notify you through your Heidel- sor and student prior to employ- apply for approval through the On Feb. 10, beginning ic signature. It will also be your berg e-mail address when your ment. Oﬃce of Residence Life before promptly at 2 p.m., ﬁnancial aid password to access information award is ready. Satisfactory Academic Pro- their ﬁnancial aid award can be professionals will be available to on Student Financial Aid Sys- The Financial Aid Oﬃce will gress: Before your ﬁnancial aid packaged to reﬂect this status. walk students and their families tems. begin releasing awards in March will be oﬃcial, we must review Studying abroad: The Finan- through the ﬁnancial aid appli- To get a PIN number or for returning students who have grades and hours passed for Sat- cial Aid Oﬃce requests students cation. Feel free to attend the request a duplicate, go to www. complete FAFSA ﬁ les and no isfactory Academic Progress to notify the oﬃce directly if site most convenient for you. pin.ed.gov. Your PIN will be unsatisfactory academic issues. (SAP). In order to be eligible they will be participating in a To view a list of the sites mailed or e-mailed to you. Both This earlier release is beneﬁcial to receive ﬁnancial aid for the study abroad program so ﬁnan- in Ohio and to pre-register, the student and one parent need for the students and their fami- 2008-09 school year, students cial aid awards can be pack- visit www.ohiocollegegoalsun- to have a PIN. lies to take care of their ﬁnan- must maintain satisfactory aca- aged according to the program’s day.org. Campus Page 5 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Heidelberg Scholars Day: Recruiting for Academic Excellence Erica Fouty Staﬀ Writer Oﬃce is holding a recruitment requirements of a GPA mini- staﬀ help organize the events of their parents, a faculty/student Heidelberg has many meth- event known as Scholars Day. mum of 3.5, ACT minimum of Scholars Day. research panel and an Honors ods of recruiting future stu- Scholars Day gives high 25, and an SAT score of 1780 In addition, an estimated 50 Program panel. dents. Whether it is sports or school students a chance to are invited to Heidelberg to par- students, staﬀ and faculty help Students attending Scholars academics, Heidelberg recruits compete for ﬁnancial awards. ticipate in the event. run the event and sessions. Day have the chance to receive hundreds of students The ﬁrst Scholars Assistant Professor of Polit- an award for academic excel- every year, with numbers Day was held on Jan. ical Science Dr. Marc O’Reilly lence. continuing to rise. “Overall, there is a pretty high yield of stu- 19 with 31 students was one of the faculty members The Heidelberg Award gives Heidelberg’s Admis- dents that attend Scholars Day who end attending. in attendance. He noted, “The two students a full-ride scholar- sions Oﬃce holds a num- up coming to Heidelberg.” There will be an day serves as an opportunity for ship of $18,500 annually. ber of recruiting events, estimated 50 attend- the College to showcase itself: The Founders award gives – David Dietrich, Associate Director of such as President’s Day ing a second Scholars its academics, its student life – four students $14,500 annually, Admissions Day on Feb. 2, with Open House, a college in short, all that makes Heidel- and the Trustees Award gives fair and preview days for the Admissions Oﬃce berg an exciting institution.” six students $10,000 annually. athletic training, business, edu- still receiving RSVPs. During Scholars Day, the David Dietrich, Heidelberg’s cation and science. The hope of Scholars Day is Overall, an estimated 70 to students attend a writing work- associate director of admissions, The Oﬃce of Admissions not only to recruit students, but 80 high schools are represented shop, an interview and other said, “Overall, there is a pret- also sponsors one-day and over- to recruit students with good on the two Scholars Day events, sessions throughout their stay. ty high yield of students that night visits for future students. academic standing. with numbers still rising. Sessions include a combined attend Scholars Day who end up This spring, the Admissions Students who meet the A committee of faculty and informational for students and coming to Heidelberg.” Student-Directed One-Act Plays The Kilikilik Staff Heidelberg’s student newspaper, The Kilikilik, is located on the third ﬂoor Seven students will direct “The Philadelphia” “Not My Cup of Tea” of Founders Hall. Upcoming events, story ideas and letters to the editor are one-act plays in Gundlach Casie Scott - always encouraged and may be submitted to the Editor in Chief. Submis- Theatre this weekend. Friday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m. “Blind Woman’s Bluﬀ ” sions will be published in the next available issue. You can read The Kilikilik Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. online at www.heidelberg.edu/studentlife/studentactivities/studentorgani- zations/kilikilik 26 Saturday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Brad Bowser - “Fancy Meeting Admission is $5 for Adults, Aaron Brill - “Mirror Mirror” You Here” and “Ships” $4 for Senior Citizens and Editors in Chief Nathan Garner - “Thirst” David Glover - “Time Flies” Students and free for Heidel- Ris Cashdollar firstname.lastname@example.org Ashley Philipot - Nikki Locker - berg Students with I.D. Devon Walsh email@example.com Copy Editors Jaimie Figueroa jﬁguero@heidelberg.edu Robyn Kunsman firstname.lastname@example.org News Editor Sam Dailey email@example.com Sports Editor Position Available Entertainment Editor Ben King firstname.lastname@example.org Junior Editor Jessica Pavelka email@example.com Distribution Manager Tabitha Grim firstname.lastname@example.org Faculty Adviser Dr. Julie O’Reilly email@example.com The editing staff reserves the right to edit all submissions for potentially libel- ous statements and will print submissions based upon the staff’s discretion. Letters to the editor reﬂect the opinions of the individuals who wrote them. They do not necessarily reﬂect the views of The Kilikilik staff or of Heidelberg College’s faculty, staff and/or administration. Kristen Stahl, Zaia Thombre, Brent Holmes, Nathan Garner and Jeff Meyers Jr. pose during their rehearsal for “Thirst,” directed by Garner. (Photo by Ben King) Sports Page 6 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Heidelberg’s Fighting Student Princes on the Road to Nationals David Wagner Staﬀ Writer 125-pound class. Earlier in the He will undergo “Tom- great heavyweights that would where they are right now and we The Heidelberg Wrestling season, Joe Pﬂug, Rob Brubeck, my John” surgery to repair his be starting for any other team keep getting better. As a team Team is halfway through an Nick Sanchez and Ryan Bowers UCL (ulnar collateral liga- if they had gone to a diﬀer- we are working toward winning incredible season. were ranked in the top 10. ment), where a ligament is taken ent school. Either one of them a national championship and we The Fighting Student Princ- The team had an unlucky out of his left wrist and placed in will be able to step up and win are working hard to do so. I’m es are 8-1 in dual meet compe- break as senior Rob Brubeck his left elbow to repair the torn matches for Heidelberg.” surprised how well our seniors tition and have come away with is out for the rest of the season UCL. Heavyweight competitors have stepped up to lead the some top ﬁnishes at invitational with an injured elbow. Coach Miller said, “Rob was are seniors Bowers and Tony team, and also how the fresh- tournaments. Brubeck wrestles in the focused this season, probably Carothers. Bowers is a return- men have moved into wrestling As a team, the wrestlers are heavyweight division and was the most focused I have seen ing national qualiﬁer and has at this level. It is sometimes hard ranked sixth in the nation in ranked third in the nation for him since he came to Heidel- competed very well for Heidel- for freshmen to make that step, Division III, but Coach Jason the Fighting Student Princes up berg. If it wasn’t for this injury berg in Brubeck’s absence. but they continue to improve Miller feels that they should be until his injury sidelined him. he could have been wrestling for “Brubeck was ranked third, and work hard and make the ranked between third and ﬁfth. Brubeck had problems with a national championship. Hope- but Bowers was ranked ﬁfth at team better.” As would be expected, there his elbow last year, which caused fully the surgery goes well, and the beginning of the year. Our Miller is a three-time Coach are some high individual rank- him to sit out part of the season, he will be able to come back next goal is to win a national title— of the Year, holds the most wins ings. Ryan Fogliano is at num- but luckily he received a medi- year and compete for the title.” whether it’s Rob or Ryan, it of any coach in Heidelberg his- ber ﬁve in the 197-pound cal red shirt that allows him to Regarding his absence from doesn’t change our goal,” said tory. This is his sixth season weight class while sophomore return next year for his ﬁfth sea- competitions Brubeck said, Miller. leading Heidelberg’s wrestling Boomer Fechko is 10th in the son. “Luckily we have two other Miller noted, “I’m pleased at team. Seniors Lead the Way A Brief Look at Fantasy Baseball Josh Romanotto Chris Petree Staﬀ Writer Staﬀ Writer have been through their fair fantasy owner. the complications, more people The Heidelberg College share of highs and lows. There Today, online fantasy leagues It is important to note that appear to be getting involved, Men’s Basketball Team has is no question that the seniors are becoming a popular pastime. only active players are available and the premise keeps peo- started this season on a high are the leaders on this team, Soccer, football, hockey, golf for use. ple connected to the world of note. The team is 11-2, includ- and I believe that with good and basketball all have them. In these sorts of games, gam- sports. ing a 7-1 start, and have won senior leadership you will be One particularly interest- bling often becomes involved. The activity encourages par- ﬁve straight games, making able to reach your full poten- ing genre is fantasy baseball. Most oﬃcial fantasy leagues ticipants to learn about the play- this one of the best starts in tial.” The whole point of the game is require an entry fee when the ers they choose, as well as how the history of the program, the Underclassmen on the team to put the team owners (those season starts and addition- the baseball league works. best in fact since the 1983-84 have seen vast improvement involved in the fantasy) into a al charges are made within the In order to keep track of how season. However the real sto- since the seniors took over. managerial position. Then they season for various reasons (i.e., your fantasy players are doing, ry this season is the way the “They are great leaders,” said draft their teams and observe adding new players). you have to keep up with the seniors lead this team. sophomore Travis Kinn. “They the sports season to see who has The winner at the end of the current baseball season, and fans The Berg’s men’s basket- bring something diﬀerent to done a better job. season whose team has been would need to continue watch- ball team is led by seniors the table and each of them As many people know, the awarded the most points is ing baseball games either at the Greg Tyson Jr., Brian Schmitt, leads in a diﬀerent way.” average baseball card shows the sometimes given this money as stadium or on television. Shawn Shriver, Matt Eberle Not only does the team statistics of a particular player a result, but usually the prize is In a world of technology the and Andrew Lemmon, all of want their games to go per- during the season in which the just bragging rights and satis- simple pleasures of yesteryear, whom are team captains. All fectly, but also their practic- card was printed. faction regarding their skills as such as major league baseball, ﬁve seniors have made a direct es. “They get on us in prac- Fantasy team owners can use a baseball manager. often get lost in the culture of impact on the team since com- tice if we are doing something these stats to determine who Even for enthusiastic base- today. These fantasy leagues ing in as freshmen. They have wrong. The coaches don’t even they want on their team. If a ball fans, this process seems a are a good way to keep people appeared in at least 70 games really need to say anything,” baseball player does well in a bit complicated and somewhat involved in sports other than since arriving at the Berg, said Kinn. game, points are awarded to his expensive. However, despite simply sitting in front of a TV. always with a winning atti- The seniors have worked tude from the ﬁrst step onto hard to instill a positive atti- the court. tude in everyone not just for Are you or is someone you know interested in newspaper editing “Those guys get along really this year, but for after they and Heidelberg athletics? The Kilikilik is looking for a new sports well; they have a tight chem- move on. The traits of leader- istry,” said sophomore Jim ship and a winning attitude editor. For more information, contact Ris Cashdollar at kcash- Smalley. are all things that the under- firstname.lastname@example.org, Devon Walsh at email@example.com or According to Head Coach classmen can take with them Julie O’Reilly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Duane Sheldon, “Our seniors and continue to pass on. Sports Page 7 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Have Winter Fun with Ice and Snow Sculpting Competitions Karyn Anders Staﬀ Writer snow.htm. Members have won not the only artists that take Winter is here and that means many awards in these diﬀerent making snowmen to the ulti- snowmen building, ice skating, competitions. mate extreme. sledding and many other activ- The National Ice Carving The creators of the Ice Hotel, ities that include the surround- Association (NICA) is anoth- in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, sculpt a ing snow and ice. er group that participates in hotel made out of ice and snow Some pastimes take these ice carving competitions. The that began in 1990 as a specially traditional winter activities to NICA oﬃcial Web site, www. built igloo. a new level. These activities nica.org, states that their goal is This igloo started as a 60 include ice carving, snow sculp- “to promote the art of ice sculp- square meter building. Although tures and other competitions. ture through education, com- this is not done for sport, it def- The Sculptures’ Association petitions, standardized judg- initely takes talent and motiva- of Alberta (SSA) members com- ing and exhibitions.” The NICA tion. The hotel’s walls are one pete in local, national and inter- competes all over the United foot thick; this acts as an insu- national ice and snow sculpting States. lator to keep the temperature at competitions. There are ice carving and 28-23°F. “[Members of the SSA] have snow sculpture contests in many The Ice Hotel now covers represented Edmonton, Alber- diﬀerent towns during winter about 30,000 square feet and is ta and Canada in China, Japan, festivals. You can look up the composed of 500 tons of ice and Alaska, Quebec, Winnipeg, events in nearby towns to watch 15,000 tons of snow. Breckenridge, Colorado, Mon- some of these types of contests. Building does not begin until Fresh snowfall is a source of inspiration to students. From writers to artists, treal, Canmore, Lake Lou- Elizabeth Colglazier, a soph- the temperature drops three athletes to scientists, snow is always able to spark some fun. (Photo by Ris ise, Lac La Biche, Yellowknife, omore, has seen ice sculpting degrees below freezing. The Cashdollar) Whitehorse, Ottawa, Ice Hotel contests on television: “It is an hotel season usually runs from (Quebec), Grande Prairie and original art form and it is def- early January until early April. made of ice and snow which is to them. Edmonton,” according to the initely not something you see People do stay in the Ice covered with reindeer skin and The hotel season is starting SSA oﬃcial Web site, http:// every day.” Hotel for days at a time. While thermal sleeping bags. In the soon, so call in your reserva- w w w.saa.ca /index_ice_and_ However, these sculptors are guests stay they sleep on a bed morning a hot drink is brought tions. LSU Beats OSU in Championship Upcoming Athletic Events Karyn Anders Staﬀ Writer made some damaging mistakes ana State competes, is thought On Jan. 7 in New Orleans, and fell farther behind and its by some to be the toughest con- Men’s Basketball La., Ohio State University tackling became sloppy. ference in the nation. OSU has Saturday, Jan. 26 at Wilmington (OSU) fans were heartbroken as However, the Buckeyes witnessed this, as this was their the Buckeyes lost their second did not lie down and take this ninth loss to an SEC team in a consecutive National Champi- defeat. Fans stayed hopeful as bowl game. onship game to Louisiana State the scarlet and gray continued According to Mark Schla- Women’s Basketball University (LSU). to battle. bach at ESPN, both LSU and Saturday, Jan. 26 at Wilmington Early in the game, Ohio State Shawn Alkenbrack, an OSU OSU have a few things to work seemed as though it was going fan, was so disappointed in on for next season. LSU needs to take it all the way when to run the ball better, tackle Wrestling Beanie Wells made a 65-yard According to Mark Schlabach better and keep pressure on touchdown run. According the quarterback. Friday, Jan. 25 at Pete Wilson Invite at ESPN, both LSU and OSU Saturday, Jan. 26 at Pete Wilson Invite to ESPN, this is the longest OSU should watch the have a few things to work on touchdown run in a BCS title penalties, protect the quar- game. for next season. terback and keep handing However, LSU took over the ball to Beanie Wells. Women’s Track & Field when it scored 24 consecu- his team at half-time that he Next year, the Buckeyes will Friday, Jan. 25 at T. Wright Classic tive points by halftime, which stopped watching. Much to the continue to work hard to prove pushed it in the lead by two intense chagrin of Buckeye fans they can win a championship Saturday, Jan. 26 at T. Wright Classic touchdowns. everywhere, OSU’s eﬀorts were game while LSU will hope to Although OSU has the best in vain, and in the end LSU win their third BCS National defense in the nation according reigned over OSU, 38-24. Championship. Men’s Track & Field to the National Collegiate Ath- The Southeastern Confer- For further information visit Friday, Jan. 25 at T. Wright Classic letic Association (NCAA), OSU ence (SEC), in which Louisi- www.espn.go.com Saturday, Jan. 26 at T. Wright Classic Entertainment Page 8 The Kilikilik January 25, 2008 Juno: A Story About The Bumpy Ride of a Teenage Pregnancy Becky Rowland Staﬀ Writer laughing, crying or a mixture of her that her test results “ain’t no fer Garner). It’s not until later percent approval rating from “Juno,” a hilarious comedy the two. etch-a-sketch. This is one doo- in the movie that Juno realizes viewers at rottentomatoes.com, with a serious twist, has been The ﬁ lm, written by Diab- dle that can’t be un-did, home- that things aren’t always what a site notorious for harsh criti- nominated for three Golden lo Cody and directed by Jason skillet.” they seem. The ﬁ lm follows Juno cism. Globes, won 19 awards and is up Reitman, takes on a new kind Juno contemplates abortion, through her pregnancy and ends I would have to say that this for another 13 nominations. To of funny. Juno, played by Ellen but decides to give her baby up in a way that leaves many view- is one of the best movies I have say the least, “Juno” is sweeping Page in her ﬁrst major role, is for adoption after seeing her fel- ers in tears. seen in a long time. On a ﬁve- the nation one laugh at a time. the main character—a 16-year- low classmate picketing for “all Critics are raving about the star scale, I rate it 4.75. I think With such lines as, “Oh, and old girl that has a one-time ﬂing babies getting borned” at the acting skills of 20-year-old Page. the plot appeals to a large audi- she [Juno’s mother] inexpli- brought on by boredom with her clinic. After searching in the At 5’1, Page told USA Weekend ence and the humor is bound cably mails me a cactus every best friend and loyal band mem- Penny Saver for adoptive parents that she hopes she can use her to make everyone laugh at one Valentine’s Day. And I’m like, ber, Paulie Bleeker (Michael with her best friend Leah (Oliv- “shrimpy” body to play young- point or another. If you haven’t ‘Thanks a heap coyote ugly. This Cera, also seen in “Superbad”). ia Thirlby), Juno ﬁnally settles er roles in the future because she seen “Juno,” get to the theater so cactus-gram stings even worse After Juno takes three pregnan- on what appears to be the per- plans on staying in the acting you can see a girl take “a garbage than your abandonment,’” it cy tests in a convenience store fect married duo of Mark (Jason arena. This is probably a good dump of a situation” and turn it is hard not to leave the theater restroom, the sales clerk informs Bateman) and Vanessa (Jenni- thing, as “Juno” received a 97 into a funny must-see ﬁ lm! Have You Played A Wii? Eﬀects of WGA Strike on the Media Michelle Weekly Brandon Zeller Staﬀ Writer Staﬀ Writer “It’s just one of those really fun dios can simply show reruns. vision shows recently, but has It is no longer necessary to machines. . . It’s really innova- The Writers Guild of Amer- According to the WGA Web also aﬀected the actors on those drive 15 minutes to the local tive.” ica (WGA) has been in talks site contract of 2007, it is pre- shows and how they feel about bowling alley, tennis court or The Wii is not your typi- since July 2007 with the Alli- dicted by media industries that their current jobs. baseball ﬁeld to play a game. cal gaming system. Most Wii ance of Motion Picture and most televisions will be con- According to http://www. You can invite a group of friends games allow for up to four play- Television Producers (AMPTP) nected to the Internet in the movieblog.com, Allison Mack over and have bowling competi- ers at a time and allow players over writers’ wages. Writers feel near future. The predicted rev- from the CW show “Smallville” tions in the comfort of your own to be active rather than just sit- that they have been forced into enue that companies will take has stated on her personal blog, home. ting down pushing buttons on a this position by pay cuts that in for the next three years is an “I’m actually able to see the end It’s the new craze that has controller. the writers believe go against estimated $1 billion. of the rope as far as ‘Smallville’ hit families and stores around Along with the hot com- all positive steps made since the This possible future favors is concerned.” the United States: the Ninten- modity of the Wii sports games, 1960s. writers because they seek an This approach is diﬀerent do Wii. This gaming system Guitar Hero, originally released The AMPTP is made up agreement that will allow them from most television actors who has attracted so much atten- for the Playstation 2 system, is of several companies that hold to be paid for each rerun down- have been seen supporting writ- tion that it is hard to ﬁnd in now available for the Wii. Gui- interest in the entertainment loaded. ers verbally or by protesting at stores. CNET Reviews stated tar Hero uses a guitar-shaped industry, including G.E., Dis- As their frequently asked the picket lines. that “since its November 2006 controller that gamers actual- ney, Viacom, News Corp. and questions site explains, “Writers NBC’s late night talk show release, the Wii has become a ly play. On-screen, diﬀerent- Time Warner. are asking for Guild coverage of hosts Jay Leno and Conan runaway hit, so popular that colored notes scroll by in time These companies grew writing for the Internet, basic O’Brien have supported their it remains diﬃcult to ﬁnd it in to the music, indicating which through mergers during the residuals for Internet content writing staﬀ throughout the stock. It’s strange, it’s diﬀerent, button to push and when. The 1990s, allowing these compa- reuse and the tools to enforce strike and paid them to work and its primary mission: it’s fun package oﬀers a variety of music nies to control 75 percent of the this agreement. These residuals again so they can be able to sup- to play.” to “play,” including songs by ﬁ lm and television industry. are not a bonus for writers; they port their families. The system oﬀers a package the Rolling Stones, Smashing According to the WGA Web are a critical part of compensa- The 2008 Golden Globes called Wii Sports which con- Pumpkins and Pearl Jam. site, the yearly income for writ- tion.” were viewed as possibly being the tains such games as golf, bowl- Is the Wii a trend that will ers is approximately $62,000. Writers are however losing worst in history, with an unusu- ing, tennis, baseball and boxing. die out or will it remain a top Nearly 46 percent of writers did the battle while media compa- ally small amount of celebrities The Wii is played with a small gift on Christmas lists for the not work last year. nies are refusing to grant the attending, because of picketing remote control-like device, next few years? From the sounds Last year, major studios WGA jurisdiction over scripts writers. The upcoming Emmys allowing players to swing as of reviews, it doesn’t look like made $95 million in revenues, for television shows that are are predicted to share the same if they are hitting a baseball the Wii is going anywhere any- which are expected to increase. shown on the Internet. fate, with few celebrities and or bowl as if they are in a real time soon. Many parents enjoy Because of the Internet and According to the WGA Web audience members. bowling alley. The Wii is fun for playing it as much as their chil- forms of digital broadcasting, site, CEOs for these media com- There is no current end to all age levels, from 4-year-olds dren do. So when you see Wii studios can save money by sell- panies do not feel that there is a the strike in sight, but writ- to senior citizens. in stores, your best bet is to grab ing their product through these possibility that these downloads ers are slowly returning to their When asked about his reac- one for yourself, because who means and spending nearly will be proﬁtable. jobs. However, the end for most tion to playing the Wii, fresh- knows when you’ll be able to get nothing. This leaves writers with The strike has not only shows this season looks the man Bryan Crabtree stated, your hands on one next. few or no jobs because the stu- aﬀected the production of tele- same: unﬁnished.
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