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  F Newsmagazine School of the Art Institute, Augustana Observer Augustana College, The Candor Benedictine 
  University, Bradley Scout Bradley University, Chicago Maroon University of Chicago, The Columbia Chronicle 
  Columbia College, The DePaulia DePaul University, Dominican Star Dominican University, The Leader Elmhurst 
  College, The Daily Eastern News Eastern Illinois University, Fresh Eastern Illinois University, Chicago Flame 
  University of Illinois at Chicago, The Argus University of Illinois at Chicago, Beyond University of Illinois at 
  Springfield, The Daily Illini University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Daily Vidette Illinois State University, 
  The Argus Illinois Wesleyan University, The Knox Student Knox College, The Flyer Lewis University, The Loyala 
  Phoenix Loyola University Chicago, Decaturian Millikin University, The Courier Monmouth College, The NCC 
  Chronicle North Central College, The North Park Press North Park University, Northern Star Northern Illinois 
  University, The Daily Northwestern Northwestern University, GlimmerGlass Olivet Nazarene University, 
  Torch Roosevelt University, Encounter University of St. Francis, Daily Egyptian Southern Illinois University, 
  Carbondale, The Xavierite St. Xavier University, The Alestle Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Western 
  Courier Western Illinois University, Wheaton Record Wheaton College

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EDITORIAL cARTOOn                                                  OThER cARTOOn, STRIp OR pAnEL
1st place (pictured):               honorable mention:             1st place (pictured):          3 rd place:
Jake Thompson                       Nell Seggerson                 Kaz Frankiewicz                Dan Dougherty
The Daily Illini                    The Loyola Phoenix             The Argus                      The Daily Illini
UI at Urbana-Champaign              Loyola University Chicago      Illinois Wesleyan University   UI at Urbana-Champaign

2 nd place:                         honorable mention:             2 nd place:
Frankie Ostello                     Brandon Dorn                   Sam Harris
Daily Egyptian                      The Argus                      The Argus
SIU, Carbondale                     Illinois Wesleyan University   Illinois Wesleyan University

3 rd place:
Tom Tian
Chicago Maroon
University of

                                                                   ADvERTISEmEnT fuLL pAgE
                                                                   1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
ADvERTISEmEnT less than full page                                  Lauren Miller
                                                                   Columbia Chronicle
                                                                                                  Kelsey Johnson, Molly Lannon
                                                                                                  The Daily Illini
1st place (pictured):                                              Columbia College               UI at Urbana-Champaign
Brittney Ferris, Kristin Jording,                                  Chicago                                                                                                           CAMPUS I APRIL 12, 2010 I THE CHRONICLE   9

Christine Godbey
The Daily Eastern News                                             2 nd place:
Eastern Illinois University                                        Emily Luty, Carolyn Gilbert,
                                                                   Melissa Silverberg
2 nd place:                                                        The Daily Illini                     The Columbia Recycling Program and E.P.I.C are hosting

Megan Kirby                                                        UI at Urbana-Champaign
                                                                                                        the 2nd Annual Eco Fair on the 40th Anniversary of Earth
                                                                                                        Day. Come meet and interact with sustainable Chicago
                                                                                                        businesses and organizations to enjoy:
The Leader
Elmhurst College                                                   3 rd place:                         Raffle,
                                                                   Eric Baskauskas                     Crafts,
3 rd place:                                                        F Newsmagazine
Elizabeth Puetz                                                    School of the Art
                                                                   Institute of Chicago
                                                                                                       Sustainable Food
The Columbia Chronicle
Columbia College Chicago                                                                                Thursday, April 22nd
                                                                   honorable mention:
                                                                                                        1104 S.Wabash, Conaway Center
honorable mention:                                                 Michael Ater
Staff                                                              Daily Vidette                                                   Sponsors: Five Accessories / Brittanie’s Thyme / I-Go / Epic
                                                                                                                                   Burger / Growing Power / West Town Bikes / Citizen Action /
                                                                                                                                   Terra Firma TV / CROP / Eden Place Nature Center / No

Daily Vidette
                                                                                                                                   Foam Chicago / De Fietsfabriek Bicycles / Mindful Metropolis

                                                                   Illinois State University
                                                                                                                                   Chicago Furniture Recycling Center / Center for Green
                                                                                                                                   Technology / Local First Chicago / Reuse First / Live Green
                                                                                                                                   Chicago / Eco Justice Collaborative / Greenie Bean Recycling /
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1st place (pictured):
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                                                                         Employment                            Services                      Merchandise                   Pets                     250     Transportation                  Rentals                         Houses (For Rent    510   Real Estate                  Things To Do                      Announcements
                                                                         Help Wanted                           Business Services      110    Antiques/Collectibles   210   Sporting Goods           255     Automobiles               310   Apartments                      Condos/Duplexes     520   Commercial Property 610      Campus Events/Meetings 710        Lost & Found            810
                                                                         Full Time              010            Child Care             120    Appliances              210   Stereo/TV/Video          260     Trucks                    315   Furnished/Unfurnished     410   Rooms               530   Condos/Duplexes        620                               720   Volunteer Opportunities 820

Casey Blakely, Colleen
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                                                                         Part Time              020            Cleaning               130    Books                   220   Gifts                    265     Bicycles                  320   Furnished                 420   Room & Board        540   Houses (For Sale)      630   Vacation/Travel             730   Miscellaneous           830

                                               DAILY                     Full/Part Time
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                                                                                                               Mind, Body & Spirit
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      430   Roommate Wanted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Office Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mobile Homes (For Sale)640
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Adoption/Egg Donation 850
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Shout Outs
                                                                         Job Wanted             040
                                                                         Business Oppurtunities 050
                                                                                                               Home & Lawn Care
                                                                                                                                                                           Garage Sales
                                                                                                                                                                           For Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Going My Way
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Riders/Riders wanted)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      340   Sublets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Summer Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            For Rent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Open Houses            660   Fitness                     760
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Shout Outs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Greek Shout Outs
                                                                         Work From Home         060            Repair                 180    Musical Instruments     245   Wanted To Buy            290     Auto/Truck Repair         345   Off-Campus                460   Wanted To Rent      590
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Other For Rent            500

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                                                                                                                               Furnished/Unfurnished                        Furnished                                         Furnished                                      Furnished                                Furnished                                       Furnished
                                                                                                                                                                                      Now Leasing!
                                                                                                                                      BEST OFFER                               Gentry Square Apartments                         1108 S. Lincoln, U                                   Available Fall 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               KARMA                                   Efficiency Apartment Immediately
                               HELP WANTED                       010 APARTMENTS                                       410              CAMPUS                               Quiet Community in SW Champaign                   Avail Aug 2010. Efficiencies & 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   209/211 E. Clark, St., C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 bed/1 bath                        One Bedroom Residences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      At 401 E. Chalmers! Rent includes:
                               Full time                                    Furnished/Unfurnished                                            1 BR Loft
                                                                                                                                                2 BR
                                                                                                                                                                            2 Bedroom Apartments & Townhom-
                                                                                                                                                                             es 10 Gold Bus Route to Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              bedroom in Classic older building.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Efficiency $365/mo and 1 bedroom                          $625-$650/mo                           Downtown Champaign.                     ALL utilities and 70 channels of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cable tv. You pay only: phone and in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $550/mo. Laundry in building. Call                        pets allowed                  August 2010. A Complete regenera-
                                                                                                                                                3 BR                                                                                                                                tion of living space in DT Cham-             ternet. or
                               $1000-3200/month to drive new cars                                                                                                                                                             for a showing time.                                                                                      call 217-337-7990.
                               with ads.                1405-1407 W. KIRBY,                                                 4 BR                                                                                  Barr Real Estate, Inc.                                                          paign. These artistically inspired res-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       idences are fully furnished and fea-
                                                                                                                                        Campus. 367-6626
                                                                                    C.                                                                                                                                                      356-1873                                                                    ture IKEA furniture and cabinetry,

UI at Urbana-Champaign
                                                                                                                                       Available August 2010
                                    Resident Manager Needed                 Attractive Colonial building, on bus-                                                           Balcony in the Trees                                                           211 E. Clark St., C.               hardwood floors, video security, off
                               Aug. '10 - May '11! If you are in-           line. Available Now and April 1st 2                                                                     2 BR and study; 3 BR                                                                               4 bed/1 bath                     street parking and laundry on site.                 105 E. John, C.
                                                                            BRs from $460 to $525/mo. Also                                                                         August, Elm on campus                                                                                 $995/mo                      KARMA is designed to be a fusion of               Fall 2010. Large 1, 2 bedroom fur-
                               terested, email imanor@illinimanor.                                                                       2 Bedroom Units
                               com for more information and an ap-          available, apartments for August
                                                                            2010. 1 bedroom from $415/mo.                         Various locations: Colony West,                      217-840-5134                                    Pretty Good                                     pets allowed                      art and living in a contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                urban environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nished, great location. 352-3182.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Office at 309 S. First, C.
                                                                            Large 2 bdrm corner apts approx                     1316 Alms, 1600-1700 W. Union St.,                                     Efficiencies                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.                         THE UNIVERSITY GROUP
                                                                            739 sq. ft. $460/mo, Remodeled                        Champaign and 701 W. Indiana,                                                                      August, Clark on campus                                                                          356-1873                 
                                                                            $480/mo. Interior 2 bdrm apts. from
                                         PAINTERS                                                                                Urbana. Rents range from $700 to                                                                         217-840-5134                                                                  
                                Students needed to paint campus
                                apts. from mid-May to mid-August.
                                                                              $440/mo, Remodeled $460/mo.
                                                                            $50/mo to furnish. Central A/C, car-
                                                                                                                                  $1000 per month depending on
                                                                                                                                      location and amenities.
                                                                                                                                                                                   202 E.                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5th &
                                                                            pet, laundry, parking avail. Call for                                                              SPRINGFIELD, C.                                                                                                                                                                                   906 W. Clark, U.
                                   Previous experience a plus.              showing times.
                                                                                                                                    Call 384-0333 or 840-6860.
                                                                                                                                                                            August 2010. 1 bedroom units con-                                                                    HEALEY, C.                            105 E. Green,                                            GIGANTIC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              311 E. WHITE,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2 nd place:
                                 $9.50/hr. Stop by Roland Realty,                 BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.                                                                    veniently located close to campus.                                                               August 2010. The BEST LOCATED
                                 313 E. Green (corner of 4th and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1 Bedroom
                                        Green, second floor).
                                                                                                                                      203 S. Wright                         Rent from $410/mo. Central A/C,
                                                                                                                                                                            dishwashers, balconies. Call for                  CHAMPAIGN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             EFFICIENCIES & 1 BEDROOMS on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             campus - period. Here's the best          CHAMPAIGN                                           Fully Furnished one bedroom
                                                                                                                                1 and 2 BR, Best Rates on Campus.           showing times.                                                                                   part: Efficiencies $400/mo to $425/      Aug 2010. Studio apts at First &                    apartment only 2-1/2 blocks from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Avail Aug 2010. Large efficiencies                                                                                                            campus! High speed Internet
                                                                                                                                                   BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.                                                                       mo & 1 bedrooms $550/mo. Parking        Green. Wall A/C units, laundry. From
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              close to Beckman Center. From
                                JOBS IN PUBLISHING                                                                                                                                       356-1873                             $325/mo. Parking $35/mo. Window                available at $50/mo. Call for show-      $315/mo to $325/mo. Parking $35/                  included. Washer and dryer in the
                                      Full-time openings for                     205 EAST                                      202 S. Lincoln, U Aug 2010. Excel-                                    A/C, carpet. Call for showing times.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ing times.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     mo. Call for showing times.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          apartment. Available Aug 2010.
                                   general and technical copy
                                  editors and project managers.                 HEALEY, C.                                     lent location at Green & Lincoln.
                                                                                                                               Cool apartments: studios, 1 BRs, &                                                                          356-1873                                        356-1873
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Advantage Properties
                                     Go to                  August 2010. Huge 1 bdrm apts.                                                                     103 E. DANIEL, C.                             

2        place:
                                                                                                                               2 BR townhouses. Great prices:
                                             for details.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Advertising Staff
                                                                            Window A/C, Parking $40/mo. To                     $520-$725/mo.                                Avail Aug 2010. Efficiency close to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Castle on Locust
                                      Not for summer only.                  furnish $50/mo additional. Rents                             217-359-6400 or                    Frat Park. Rent $425/mo. Call for
                                 Graduates encouraged to apply.
                                                                                                                                                                              BARR 4 Bedrooms
                                                                                                                                                                           CornerREAL ESTATE, INC. - Only $490/person
                                                                            from $425/mo to $495/mo. Call for
                                                                            showing times.
                                                                                                                                Managed by Ramshaw Real Estate
                                                                                                                                                                            showing times.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      508, 510, &
                                                                                 BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 512 E.
                               HELP WANTED                       020
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STOUGHTON,                                                 *Spring Break Special!!!
                               Part time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Corner 4 Bedrooms - Only $490/person
                                                                                                                                          209 W. Griggs, U
                                                                                                                               Aug 2010. Luxury apts at a low
                                                                                                                                                                                  1006 S. 3rd, C.                                  C.
                                                                                   808 S.                                      price. All apts have washer-dryer,

                                                                                                                                                                                    Fall 2010 1 bedroom.                      August 2010. Huge 1 bdrm plus den.
                                Great Summer Job                                                                               balcony, open floorplan. 1 BR/ 1 BA:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Columbia Chronicle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Close to Engineering & C/S. A/C,
                                            Top Pay
                                                                                LINCOLN, U                                      $700- $760/mo. 2 BR/ 2 BA: $955/
                                                                                                                                                                            Location, location. Covered parking,
                                                                                                                                                                              laundry, furnished, patios. Value               Laundry, Parking $55/mo. Rent from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $620/mo to $655/mo. Call for show-
                                                                            Aug 2010. Classic Building- across                             217-359-6400                       pricing. Office at 309 S. First, C.
                                      All Chicago Suburbs                   from Jimmy John's on Lincoln Ave.                                                                   THE UNIVERSITY GROUP                          ing times.
                               No experience/will train and certify         Hardwood Floors, Laundry, Call for                                                                               BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                                                                                Managed by Ramshaw Real Estate
                               Look for an application on our web-          showing times.                                                                                                352-3182                                         356-1873

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bob 217-840-1070                                                                   2 Bedroom Units
                                               site                         Efficiencies $380                                                                                                                                   
                                                2 BR $490 (F)
                                      630-692-1500 x 103                    Parking $50/mo                                                905 S. Locust, C                                                                                                                                                                             also Available!
                                 Email:                       BARR REAL ESTATE, INC                         Aug 2010. Beautiful 2 BR apart-                    1107 S.                                      509 W. MAIN,

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                                                                                         356-1873                              ments in great campus location. In-
                                                                                                                                                                                 EUCLID, C                                       URBANA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Columbia College
                                                                                                      credible layout, breakfast bar, balco-
                                  Would you like an easy $20?                                                                  ny, tons more. $760- $820/mo.
                               Earn $20 by participating in a focus                                                                                                         Aug 2010. 1 bdrms near Armory &                   Aug 2010. 1 bdrm apts. From
                                                                                                                                           217-359-6400                     ARC. Window A/C, laundry, rents                   $415/mo to $445/mo. Laundry, Win-
                               group* about your buying habits.                                                                      or                 from $395/mo to $420/mo. Parking                  dow A/C, Parking, $45/mo. Call for
                               Contact to
                               sign up by April 12th. Dates: Tues.              34 MAIN, C.                                     Managed by Ramshaw Real Estate              $35/mo. Call for showing times.                   showing times.
                               April 13th and Wed. April 14th.              Available August 2010. Amazing 2                                           BARR REAL ESTATE, INC                             BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                            bedroom units in the heart of                                                                                 356-1873                                        356-1873
                                                                            downtown Champaign. Units fea-
                               *Each focus group will be approxi-
                               mately 1 hour in length.
                                                                            ture hardwood floors, designer kitch-               APARTMENTS                            420                             

                                                                                                                                                                             NEW KITCHENS
                                                                            ens with granite countertops, central

Illinois State University
                                                                            A/C, dishwashers, W/D, 20' ceilings                                                                                                                   Contact Justin at 618-304-8562

                                                                            with 10' windows and much more!
                                  NCAA powerhouse Illini Men's              Rents from $1300/mo to $1500/mo.
                                  Tennis is taking applications for                                                                     209/211 E. Clark, C.                 503 - 505 - 508 White                             Completely Furnished
                                                                            Call for showing times.
                               manager positions for the 2010-2011               BARR REAL ESTATE, INC.
                                                                                                                                       2 bed/1 bath furnished                2 Bedroom with den $790                           On-Site Parking & Laundry
                                academic year. High school varsity                                                                     $495 until August 2010                3 Bedroom $830-950                                On-Site Resident Manager
                                experience preferred. Please send                         356-1873

                                                                                                                                        Green Street Realty
                                 resume and references to Janice                                                                      24 E. Green St. Suite 10
                                   Revell at                                                                      Champaign, IL 61820                                                                                         217-352-3182
                                Deadline for application is April 14.
                                                                                                                                          (217) 356-8750
                                                                                  510 S.
                               WORK ON CAMPUS
                               The Daily Illini and Buzz Classified
                               Advertising Department is seeking
                                                                                 MATTIS, C.
                                                                            Aug 2010. Beautiful luxury 1230 sq.                      Smith Apartments                                                                           HUGE 1BR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ON GREEN ST • AUG
                               enthusiastic representatives. Appli-
                               cants should be organized, depend-
                                                                            ft. 2 bedrooms & 3 bedrooms town-
                                                                            homes in great location with 2.5                           Now Renting for August 2010                                                              APRIL SPECIAL•FREE INTERNET
                               able, motivated and possess strong
                               written and verbal communication
                                                                            baths, washer/dryers, ceramic tile,
                                                                            ceiling fans, garages. 3 Bdrm now                                217-384-1925
                               skills. Email resume, spring and             $650/mo. and Aug 2010 $825/mo. 2                                                                                                                      205 E Green, Champaign
                               summer availability to Tim Aden at           bedrooms Aug 2010 $800/mo.
                      or come to                     Call for showing times.                          Efficiency                                                                                 Water Included · On-site laundry
                               512 E. Green Street, 2nd floor for an                 BARR REAL ESTATE                                                                                                                             No Pets · A/C · Starting $515
                               application.                                                356-1873                                  201 E. Armory, C................................... $395

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 rd place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WWW.PPMRENT.COM · 351-1800
                                    Pia's Sports Bar and Grill

3 rd place:
                               Summer bartending and wait staff
                               needed. Perfect job for students! No
                                                                                 609 W. MAIN, U.                                     1 Bedroom
                               experience necessary. Apply within
                               at 1609 W. Springfield, C.                    August 2010. 2bdrm Townhouses-
                                                                            Furnished $620/mo, Unfurnished                           610 W. Stoughton, U ........................... $480
                                                                            $600/mo. 2 bdrm apts- Furnished
                               HELP WANTED                       030        $545/mo. Parking optional, Central
                                                                            A/C, Carpet, Laundry, Call for show-                     1004 S. Locust, C                 .................... $530,         $640                         On engineering &
                               Full/Part time                               ing times.

                                                                                  BARR REAL ESTATE, INC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      computer science
                                                                                         356-1873                                                                                                                                          campus
                                                                                                                                     2 Bedrooms                                                                                          (Urbana Side)

Classified Advertising Staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Union 3 1/2 Blocks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grainger 2 Blocks
                                                                                                                                     58 E. Armory, C ..................................... $835
                                                                              COUNTRY FAIR APARTMENTS
                                                                            1 & 2 bedroom, furnished or unfur-
                                                                            nished, FREE gas heat, water, trash
                                                                                                                                     604 W. Stoughton, U ....................... $1,000                                                1 Bedroom
                                                                            removal, basic satellite TV & FREE                                                                                                                    901 W. Springfield, U
                                Have a Profitable Summer at the              parking! Pool, tennis court, inside                      1004 S. Locust, C                 .................. $730        - $770                           $ 540-595

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Leader
                                   Champaign Country Club!                  laundry. On 4 MTD bus routes.                                                                                                                         911 W. Springfield, U
                               The Champaign Country Club is                Small pet O.K. Ask about our stu-
                               now accepting applications for: (FT/                                                                  1009 W. Clark, U ................................... $720                                         $ 570-610
                                                                            dent leases. M-F 9-5:30, Sat. 9-12.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1004 W. Springfield, U

Daily Egyptian
                               PT) WAIT STAFF, POOL SIDE                    Call 359-3713 or just stop by our of-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $ 495
                               SNACK BAR & SUMMER LINE
                               COOK. Provide top notch service to
                                                                            fice in the red barn, at 2106 W.
                                                                            White, C.
                                                                                                                                     511 W. Church, C .................................. $660
                               our members. Experience is preferr-    
                               ed, but we will train the right per-                                                                                                                                                                         2 Bedroom
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Michelle Rotheiser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              introduce her final column at                                                        CARSON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ,                        ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Why news is the hardest

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    umbs for the quarter                             Le ers to the Editor                                                                                      job in the world

The Columbia Chronicle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Football, epic                                     Alumni commitment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     demonstrates importance of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the other tax funded health and nutrition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        resources provided through the Supplemen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   f you want to believe the journalism junkies, they’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   been changing more than just names around Medill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ragers and gender-                                   Innocence Project
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tal Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are hardly anything to write home about.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      It’s been less than ve years since Dean John
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lavine became Northwestern’s head scribe, and from

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UI at Urbana-Champaign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         It is testimony to the success of the course   While these are complementary programs              the start the changes he instituted had the old lions of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 neutral housing
Columbia College Chicago
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Professor Protess that students who            intended to provide nutrients to the bod-           journalism roaring. Lavine grabbed headlines by pushing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     have graduated and moved on with their             ies of the poor they do not even remotely           a steady diet of “new media” onto the curriculum of jour-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     lives have banded together to remind us all        bridge the divide between having a stressful        nalism students, emphasizing issues like online content
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Se lement with the                               what’s at stake here. A man who is arguably        and disadvantaged life versus the major-            and marketing toward an audience in his new curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunshine family a                                innocent continues to sit in prison for more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     than years— years—as this petty spec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ity of gross privilege characteristic of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Northwestern student body.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for the School of Journalism.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                So the true believers of NU journalism did what they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                proactive step for University                        tacle plays out. We are all better than this. If      As leadership in the Living Wage                 did best. ey set about raising hell. An anonymous pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     prosecutors believe that Anthony McKinney          Campaign has already cited examples of              fessor told Chicago magazine that Lavine’s emphasis on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      e administration’s million settlement          is guilty and that the evidence the students       unnecessary and frivolous spending by the           marketing was “dangerously close to pandering.” One grad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with the family of Matthew Sunshine, who             produced is not credible, please proceed           University, I’d also like to add the continual      student called the new emphasis on technology “half-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                died of alcohol poisoning in his dorm room in        with the hearing and dispel the understand-        replanting of owers (that will last a mat-          baked” in an interview with T D             a few years ago.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     , has the potential to spur a much-needed       able suspicion in the community that yet           ter of weeks or days, weather pending) and              Now four years a er Lavine stormed onto campus,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          review of the Northwestern’s alcohol policies.       another man is being incarcerated wrongly          the recent replacement of gym equipment             we’re set to rechristen the school the Medill School of

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 rd place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   e non-economic provisions of the rider            to the shame of all of us.                         to the on-campus sports facilities (the ‘old’       Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communica-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to the settlement agreement mandates NU to                                                              machinery worked and looked just ne to              tions. It doesn’t taken an eye for T D          ’ “audience”

3 rd place (tie):
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                evaluate the e ectiveness of the current pro-                                       —Jack Doppelt       me). I know, I know, such actions are e orts        to foresee another round of bitter interviews and letters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tocol and enforcement. It also represented a                         Medill Professor of Journalism     to attract incoming students and retain             to the editor brewing. So before we spill a few gallons of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                crucial moment for students to re ect on their                                                          the current ones. I think our recent Nobel          ink to decry how far we muckrakers have fallen, lets take
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                responsibilities related to alcohol safety.                                                             Laureate might gain enough attention (and           a hard look at the state of journalism on the Northwestern
                                                                                                                                                                                                              36                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Poverty wages are too low                          funding) more than any treadmill or gera-           campus.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Eleanor Blick                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Professor Witte’s letter to T D                 nium ever would.                                        It hasn’t been a month since T D            ran a front-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Administrative handling

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     implied that workers would lose their jobs            But most strikingly of all, what really          page story about vandalism outside a Northwestern
                                                                                                                                                                                       217.COM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         of gender-neutral housing                     and other bene ts if Northwestern imple-           gets me is the audacity of the editors at T         Jewish center, then had Editor in Chief Brian Rosenthal
                                                                                                                                                                           on THE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    mented a living wage policy. at’s just not         D       N                  to go out of their       apologize for what he deemed sensational coverage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Last spring the administration announced         how the contracts between workers and              way to aid in the prohibition of the mem-           Brian’s letter showed maturity and a sensitivity to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                last spring that gender-neutral housing for          companies on campus like Sodexo operate.           bers of the lowest common denominator on            impact of news reporting in a small community. e

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                students would be set aside. Months later, the       Wages and bene ts can be raised without            campus – the service workers and the fami-          original article didn’t.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                program coordinator has been deported to             layo s. at’s exactly what’s happened where         lies their small wages attempt to support               I’m not trying to rag on Brian or on the reporters who

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Canada, only six students occupy rooms in a          contracts have been changed to re ect living       – in receiving a slightly better quality of life.   covered the Chabad vandalism incident. I only mean to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                largely empty hallway of        Hinman and it        wage policies at colleges and municipalities       Why put down the e orts of a bunch of well          point out that even in traditional, old-fashioned blood-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                is clear the administration moved too quickly.       across the country.                                intentioned students, faculty, sta , and other      and-guts news journalism, the articles are still only as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Students interested in the program were kept            Witte’s argument against a living wage          on-campus activists? Are you threatened             balanced as the information available to those who write

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Columbia College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in the dark for long stretches of time and were      rests on the notion that more “skilled” work-      that individuals with less of an ‘education’        them.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  nally o ered the chance to live in the gender-     ers may someday ll jobs held by current            might be competing with you for the latest              It’s not a phenomenon limited to the college press. e

Northwestern University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                neutral housing rooms long a er most students        workers. As years go by, di erent people           iPhone or (shudder) a job in the future?            Tribune plastered a photo of a diesel bus on their front
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                had made decisions about housing for the next        will work on campus. We believe that those                                                             page, to go along with an outraged story about excessive
                                     NOVEMBER 11 - 17, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 year. What gender-neutral housing provides as        people should not have to live in poverty.                                     Matilda Stubbs          idling of diesel engines in violation of Chicago law. Unlike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                a welcoming atmosphere for LGBT students                                                                                               PhD Student          the Trib’s reporter I happened to work for the Chicago
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cannot be compromised.                                                        —Adam Yalowitz                             Department of Anthropology         Department of Environment for a few months and I know

                                                                                                                                                                           out                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chicago
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Weinberg senior                                                             that some CTA buses need to idle for their on-board

                                                                                            24-hour hang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Living Wage Campaign Co-Director                                                             electronics (like the light-up displays which detail destina-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         John Park’s “Superstar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           e many problems with tax                         tions) to continue to function. at particular detail didn’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         K” almost-victory                                                                              increases
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            make it into the Trib’s critique of CTA’s wasteful vehicle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Worker turnover argument                                                                               operation. And make no mistake, I don’t blame them for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A er putting Northwestern on the map                                                                     At a time when the country is engaged           omitting that nuance. Because even the most pure-of-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with a run to the top- in American Idol              not convincing                                     in serious debate over our economic future,         heart objective reporter just can’t know everything about

                                                                  Merry Ann’s Diner                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             earlier this year, Weinberg senior John Park hit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the ground running by entering in the Idol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                eque “Superstar K .” He demonstrated impres-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         As a member of the Northwestern com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     munity, I would like respectfully to put
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     some distance between myself and my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hana Suckstor ’s column (“What’s the big
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deal with paying taxes” Nov. ) on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        merits of paying taxes is appropriate for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            every story.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                And that’s where the Medill name change won me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            over. Because if there’s anything true believers in journal-

                                              701 S. GREGORY, U.; 1510 S. NEIL ST., C., 352-5399;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sive dedication and determination over the           friend and colleague, Mark Witte, whose            discussion. Not knowing the speci cs of the         istic integrity need to study, it’s “media.” Fi y years ago,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                course of seven months, singing mostly Korean        recent column on the Living Wage Cam-              particular ballot initiative she cited, we write    reporters had more freedom to play fast and loose with

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                songs to appeal to his audience. While Park          paign seems a bit tendentious. If wages were       not to comment on the will of the voters            quotes than today’s journalists. Many aspects of the pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ultimately lost to fellow nalist Huh Gak, we’re      raised, according to Witte, the University         who participated in that decision, but rather       fession have changed for the better, and some folks want
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                eager to see what Park does next; his talent will    would get a di erent group of people apply-        to address broader questions about paying           to talk as though journalists write nothing but the truth.
                                       If heaven had a Denny’s, it would be renamed                                                  caricature of a young, blond woman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         surely take him far.                                 ing for jobs; likely more quali ed individu-       taxes.                                                  Well, we don’t. And we can’t. And the more we study
                                     Merry Ann’s. That’s right, no surprise here. Peren-                                             smiles down at customers from just                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              als with “more impressive credentials”. is             Certainly, government has the right             they ways we fail in that mission, the better o our readers

                                     nial favorite Merry Ann’s Diner was voted the best                                              above their heads.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              is perhaps true in the literal sense but we        in some cases to tax citizens, but to what          are. An education in journalism should teach us about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Out-of-control partying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dave Thomas and staff
                                     24-Hour Hangout by buzz readers. Now with a                                                       Then, there’s the food. With deli-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            might also retain quali ed people who are          extent? omas Je erson wrote, “Taxes                 ourselves. It should look hard at our readers. It should
                                     second location that opened in late July at 701 S.
                                     Gregory St. in Urbana to complement its two long-
                                                                                                                                     cious breakfast combos, late night
                                                                                                                                     hangover specials and juicy burgers,                                                                                                                 Photo by Sean O’Connor                                                                                                                                    that prompted the                                leaving Northwestern jobs for those with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     higher salary scales, thus necessitating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        should be proportioned to what may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        annually spared by the individual.” Ameri-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            examine from every angle the complicated relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            between the people who read the news and individuals
                                     time homes in Champaign, Merry Ann’s continues                                                  you can’t go wrong.                                                                          Though they plan to keep the good food and                                            Who can say they haven’t been in one of                                                                                 infamous Burgie emails                               instability in the workforce with the accom-       cans largely recognize the need for tax             who try to deliver it in the truest way they know how. at
                                     to provide friendly service, delicious food at any                                                “It hits the spot,” said University freshman Jake                                        convenience, Merry Ann’s has also moved into                                          those situations? Merry Ann’s Diner truly has                                                                                                                                  panying need for start up training (a cost)        revenues to fund a government to perform            includes the study of media. at includes a look at our
                                     time and the feel of a ‘50s diner.                                                              Hoercher, after eating a grilled cheese sandwich                                           the 21st century. The cozy diner offers free WiFi                                     appeal for just about everyone on this campus.                                                                               Pre- and post-game partying in early              and a period of below e cient performance          its constitutional duties, but how much an          markets.

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                                       The new location continues on the tradition                                                   late on a Tuesday night. “It’s a perfect mixture                                           through the University’s server so students up late                                   — John Edwards                                                                                                            October sparked a wave of complaints from            until newly hired workers get familiar with        individual may spare and for which endeav-              We don’t report the news in a vacuum, and we haven’t
                                     of the old one with all of the touches of a clas-                                               with my strawberry milkshake.”                                                             writing a paper can stay awake with some coffee                                                                                                                                                                 Evanston residents. e reports of student             their jobs. So, Mark, there are alternative        ors are debatable.                                  ever. If we can put ourselves in a position to learn how
                                     sic diner. A jukebox sits in one corner, filled with                                               “Pancakes are a great, late-night comfort food,”                                         and breakfast food while getting away from the                                                                                                                                                                  rudeness to residents, public urination and          scenarios which might actually argue that              Suckstor also hits an important point           to deliver the news better — with less bias and better
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vomiting, littering and taking too long to clean     a salary increase would make things more           about de cits for federal and local govern-         information, in a way that will really make a di erence in
                                     songs of an earlier generation and blasting classic                                             said University freshman Anthony Kimutis, sitting                                          cold outside and the ever-crowded UGL.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ry               St., U.,                                              up messes le over from parties moved Dean            e cient in the long term for the University.       ments. Tax increases could help pay for             people’s lives — then it’s worth listening to the growls of
                                     rock. Spinning bar stools sit in front of the coun-                                             next to Hoercher and enjoying a stack of pancakes                                            “It’s affordable food, open 24 hours, so it ap-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Librar              y, 1402 W. Grego                                                                        of Students Burgwell Howard to send a now-           I may only be an historian, not an econo-          those de cits, but not if spending levels           the old lions over a little change in name.
                                     ter. Light blue and white booths fill the rest of                                                topped with banana slices and whipped cream.                                               peals to students who need a break from studying,                                      Undergrad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               355-5845;                                                                        infamous e-mail detailing the litany of protests     mist, and I might want to think beyond the         continue to outpace tax revenues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 p St., Savoy,

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                                     the cozy diner. The light blue and white colors on                                                The most popular food is probably the stack of                                           or up late studying, or coming home from the                                           333-3477
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    505 S. Dunla                  S. High                                                                       from our neighbors and chastising students for       “market” but I do not nd this argument                 Historical spending levels do not o er          Mike Carson is a Weinberg senior. He can be reached at
                                     everything from the walls to the booths remind                                                  pancakes or the burgers, server Allison McGilli-                                           bars, or people who need to get up early and need                                      Wal-Mart, ct Ave., C., 352-0700; 100
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                behavior that was admittedly inappropriate and       all that convincing. Not to mention the fact       much indication that increased revenues   
                                     one of the diner from Grease. Checkered black and                                               vary said. “If I was a customer, I would get a patty                                       a strong cup of coffee before they go to work,”                                                        344-6148                                                                                                 thoughtless. Howard took several truly com-          that our employees are people who, on their        would be used to decrease the de cit instead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cross Rd., U.,
                                     white tiles cover the floor. An old Pepsi ad with the                                            melt and strawberry shake,” she said.                                                      McGillivary said.                                                                                                                                                                                               mendable steps to heal the ri . Most unfortu-        own, deserve a fair wage. I am not weighing        of to increase spending. Perhaps this is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nately, we failed to meet him halfway with poor      in on the pros and cons of the LWC cam-            why many voters reject tax increases that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                attendance at an o -campus town hall meeting.        paign; just the limitations of one argument        Suckstor seems to nd trivial. ere is                   Correction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                We were glad to see that Howard didn’t give up       presented against it.                              also another problem with tax increases. A

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                on engaging student opinion on this issue.                                                              majority of small businesses in this country,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      —Je Rice          which provide most of the jobs in places like          A Nov. editorial entitled “Living Wage

                                                                                                                                                                                                mplex                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Campaign wrong for NU” misstated the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WCAS Adviser          Suckstor ’s hometown of Troy, pay their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Game Day and being                                  Senior Lecturer, Department of History       federal income taxes at individual income              scope of the Heartland Alliance’s living
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               wage estimate for Northern Cook County.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ‘Chicago’s Big Ten Team’                                                                         tax rates. ese rates will go up from

                                                                                                                                                                 Three-O-Nine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           percent to . percent on Jan. if President              The wage estimate of       . takes into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   From a marketing standpoint, the ESPN             LWC editorial ‘absurd’                             Obama and Congress do not act to stop this             consideration the earned income tax credit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                GameDay festivities in Wrigleyville on Satur-            It took me some time to digest the mul-        tax hike. is increase in taxes will invari-            and child tax credits. Most other public

                                                                                                                                                                                                309 E. GREEN ST., C., 351-8900                                                                                                                                                                                                                  day highlighted the success of the “Chicago’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Big Ten Team” campaign that has attracted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tiple levels of absurdity in the November
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ,       editorial “Living Wage Campaign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ably mean that employees will have to be let
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        go. So to answer the question “What’s the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               benefits and private aid are not taken into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               consideration. When T D            ’s editorial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                new fans, boosted Ryan Field attendance and          wrong for Northwestern.”                           big deal with paying taxes?” the big deal,             board asked Living Wage Campaign leaders

                                                                                                                                                                        t takes only a few steps inside Three-O-Nine                                                with DirecTV and an LCD TV, giving these rooms an                                                                                                                           helped NU garner more Chicagoland atten-                 Anyone who is remotely aware of the            which President Obama starkly learned a                about this issue, they said the      . number
                                                                                                                                                                        to realize that it’s not like the other apartments                                          uptown feel for Champaign college students. On                                                                                                                              tion. NU’s - win over Iowa the week before           conditions of public assistance programs           couple Tuesday’s ago, is simple: Jobs.                 does not include any forms of public benefits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                helped bring the television cameras to Wrigley       would argue against the suggestion that                                             —Shil B. Patel        or private aid. The Heartland Alliance report
                                                                                                                                                                        littered around campus.                                                                     the eighth floor, residents enjoy the luxuries of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Field, too. Being featured on a hugely popular       long-term livelihood strategies should                                        Communication ‘ ,           itself states the same thing. But an appendix
                                                                                                                                                                    There are no shaggy carpets or ‘70s wood panel-                                                 state-of-the-art fitness center, an outdoor pool and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to the report makes clear that the group does
                                                                                                                                                                 ing or poor plumbing here. Past this 24-story tower’s                                              hot tub.                                                                                                                                                                    national sports show was a rare experience for       depend on this form of social and medi-                Former President, NU College Republicans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NU students e showcase of the purple taking          cal bene t. e quality and availability of                                                                 include several tax credits. T D          regrets
                                                                                                                                                                 glass doors, apartments feature top-of-the-line ap-                                                  Residents also enjoy a high level of cus-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the error, but it does not change the editorial
                                                                                                                                                                 pliances and décor, which is one of the many reasons                                               tomer service.                                         Green Street Towers,                                                                                                 over one of the most storied venues in all of        medical care through free and subsidized                                        —Josh Branson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Green St., C., 359-6108 616 E.                                                                                       sports was a tting, triumphant culmination of        programs is sub par, something that anyone                                      McCormick ‘ ,             board’s stance that the Living Wage Campaign
                                                                                                                                                                 why Three-O-Nine keeps its title as the best place to                                                “We believe our record with the Tenant Union                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             is misguided.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           310                                                                                                                  the athletics program’s e orts to raise its pro le   on the political-economic spectrum would                        Former executive board member,
                                                                                                                                                                 live on campus.                                                                                    speaks for itself — we have been complaint free fi Burnham, 310 E. Spring-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            eld., C., 689-4827                                                                                                  in Chicagoland, the Midwes, and beyond.              agree on. Food stamps? is, as well as                                   NU College Republicans
                                                                                                                                                                    “Three-O-Nine is largely known for its amazing                                                  for over 90 years,” Hill said. “Typically main-
                                                                                                                                                                 campus views deriving from the floor to ceiling win-                                                tenance requests are completed in one to two
                                                                                                                                                                 dows and one-of-a-kind balconies,” said Nick Hill, the                                             days. Beyond that, it’s knowing that we’re at
                                                                                                                                                                 leasing director at Roland Realty.                                                                 your disposal 24/7/365.”
                                                                                                                                                                    While rent starts at $795 per person — higher than                                                Located close to the Quad and only a couple
                                                                                                                                                                 most apartments on campus — residents receive a                                                    blocks away from the campus bars, Three-O-Nine
                                                                                                                                                                 wide range of perks and amenities.                                                                 residents experience the best of Champaign nightlife.
                                                                                                                                                                    “Our residents choose Three-O-Nine over                                                         University of Illinois students frequent Three-O-Nine;
                                                                                                                                                                 cheaper alternatives because here they receive                                                     one mentioned its residents hold some of the best
                                                                                                                                                                 an unmatched level of convenience, comfort and                                                     apartment parties.
                                                                                                                                                                 amenities,” Hill said.                                                                               With its modern décor, convenient location and a
                                                                                                                                                                    Each apartment is adorned with hardwood floors,                                                  dedicated staff, it’s easy to see why our readers once
                                       Carrie Henderson, Amanda Clement and Lisa Ivy at 309 E. Green St. in Champaign.                                           granite countertops and stainless steel appliances,                                                again picked Three-O-Nine as the best place to live
                                                                                           Photo by Justin Maatubang                                             while the living room comes fully furnished complete                                               on campus. — Christian Gollayanvt

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3 rd place:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Noel Sherrard, playing Aegeus, points at junior Nellie Ognacevic, playing Medea, in a dress rehearsal on Monday, Nov. 1 in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Harbach Theatre.

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                                                                                                                                     Junior Nellie Ognacevic, playing Medea, looks up after drenching herself with gasoline during a dress rehearsal of "Medea" on Monday, Nov. 1 in Harbach Theatre.
                                                                                                                                     Medea brings suburban rage and Main                         with forceful hand-wringing and genuine psycho-            should be strived for. However, it is impossible to
                                                                                                                                     Stage blood spatter                                         logical anguish by junior Nelly Ognacevic) shouts          ascertain whether or not the play produced is ac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 at the chorus, made up of neighborhood women,              tually the play that Euripides wrote, due to the fact
                                                                                                                                     By Ben Reeves                                               that she “will kill the children, my children, no one      that the script, translated by Robin Robertson, was
                                                                                                                                     Co-Mosaic Editor                                            will ever take them from me.” These are not the            adapted in ways unspecified in the program, mak-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 words of a well-balanced or sane woman. Later on,          ing it impossible to tell if the thematic emphases in
                                                                                                                                           Following the screams of two children, a truly        Medea kills a character by making her simultane-           the production are relics of translation or choices

                                                                                                                                     impressive amount of blood spatters the windows             ously melt and catch on fire (offstage). The normal        by the director.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 laws of physics do not apply to things this woman               “We did a little bit of adapting just to fit the                                                                                                                   Sophomore Avery Wigglesworth, playing a nurse, sits in front of Amber Choma and Kevin Brush, playing Medea's children during a dress
                                                                                                                                     of the two-story suburban house that makes the set                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             rehearsal of Medea on Monday, Nov. 1 in Harbach Theatre.
                                                                                                                                     of this year's main stage play, Euripides' “Medea,”         does.                                                      concept,” Grace said.
                                                                                                                                     translated by Robin Robertson and directed by                    While Medea is clearly an aberration of nature             Despite some interpretative issues, the pro-
                                                                                                                                     visiting Professor of Theatre Jeff Grace. The pro-          who repeatedly sets herself against gods and kings         duction is forceful and engaging, carrying the
                                                                                                                                     duction is a modern tragicomic reinterpretation of          (both crimes in the ancient mindset), Grace's pro-         audience along on the strength of the acting, set
                                                                                                                                     the ancient Greek play written in Athens in the 5th         duction seeks to paint her as being an ordinary            design and lighting. Ognacevic received a stand-
                                                                                                                                     century B.C. Rather than allowing the play to rest          woman who has simply been wronged by her hus-              ing ovation for her powerful portrayal of a woman
                                                                                                                                     on conflicts revolving around hubris, foreigners,           band, and while Jason certainly does not treat her         descending into madness (a descent emphasized
                                                                                                                                     insanity and natural law, the Theatre Department            well, especially by modern standards, nothing that         by inspired lighting). Junior Jack Dryden's Jason
                                                                                                                                     offers a different interpretation. The production of        he does justifies the crimes that Medea commits.           equally met Ognacevic's Medea with the potent
                                                                                                                                     “Medea” is a muddled commentary on suburban                      The play suffers from the infliction of mod-          combination of a schmuck and a man just trying
                                                                                                                                     domestic strife and the mistreatment of women               ern social mores on an ancient text, and Euripides'        to find his way.
                                                                                                                                     that still manages to be successful on the strength         message, that people should never betray their                  In the end, the play was received enthusiasti-
                                                                                                                                     of its acting, set and lighting design.                     families or else it will lead to downfall (Medea's         cally by the audience. “I thought it was great. They
                                                                                                                                           “I liked it a lot. The acting was great. The set      failure begins with her betrayal of her father), be-       mixed humor with tragedy, so they kept it light-
                                                                                                                                     was amazing,” freshman Tyler Buddell said, com-             comes confused behind a screen of social com-              hearted, then they went right out at the end,” ju-
                                                                                                                                     menting on the overall quality of the play.                 mentary on the cloistering and oppression of               nior Kati Stunkard said.
                                                                                                                                           “They did a good job. The performances were           women. In fact, the play initially seems to be deal-            Despite a relatively short appearance on stage,
                                                                                                                                     fantastic,” Grace said.                                     ing with the feminist movement in the early 1960s          senior Noel Sherrard's portrayal of Aegeus made
                                                                                                                                           Early in “Medea,” the titular character (played       until a Blackberry is produced, clearly setting it in      for one of the most memorable, humorous and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the present day.              in many ways poignant moments of the play. Al-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grace spoke about       though “Medea” is traditionally seen as a straight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the decision to set the       tragedy, this particularly production was refresh-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              play in the present day,      ingly humorous, and quickly strayed into the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Every time I kept read-      tragicomic, eliciting many laughs from the audi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ing the script, I kept        ence, much to the surprise of the cast.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              thinking, 'This woman              Although the production suffers from the in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              is a real woman.'”            terpretative problems that come with manipulat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Additionally, Grace     ing a translation of an ancient play to fit a modern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              felt that setting the play    concept, “Medea” as a whole succeeds through a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in the present would          talented cast and artistically inspired lighting and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              make it more accessible       set design as being one of the best main stage pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to a modern audience,         ductions that the Theatre Department has put on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “especially since Eurip-      in recent years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ides in his time was a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              bit of a modernist.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Certainly there is
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Junior Nellie Ognacevic, playing Medea, cowers in fear from senior Willi Goehring, playing Creon, as junior Kathleen Donoghue, a Corin-
                                                                                                                                     Junior Nellie Ognacevic, playing Medea, talks to junior Jack Dryden, playing Jason,      ment on modern prob-
                                                                                                                                     with blood covered hands during a dress rehearsal Monday, Nov. 1 in Harbach Theatre. lems, and in fact this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 otherwise noted.                                   Junior Jack Dryden, playing Jason, the husband of Medea, played by junior Nellie Ognacevic (above), grieves for thian woman, watches from the crowd during a dress rehearsal on Monday, Nov. 1 at Harbach Theatre.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    his losses during a dress rehearsal on Monday, Nov. 1 in Harbach Theatre.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Many students dream of being pro ath-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         letes, but Luis De La Cerda became one.                          marching to soldier field
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The senior finance major took a year off to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         play pro soccer in Mexico before returning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to NIU to graduate.


3 rd place:
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EDITORIAL                                                                                                                                       cOLumn EXcLuDIng SpORTS
1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                           1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                                                         honorable mention:
Staff                                                                                                                                           Emily Harnden                                                                                                                                                                 Aaron Brooks
The Daily Northwestern                                                                                                                          The Daily Illini                                                                                                                                                              Northern Star
Northwestern University                                                                                                                         UI at Urbana-Champaign                                                                                                                                                        Northern Illinois University

2 nd place:                                                                                                                                     2 nd place:
Dave Thomas & Editorial Board                                                                                                                   Emily Harnden
Northern Star                                                                                                                                   The Daily Illini
Northern Illinois University                                                                                                                    UI at Urbana-Champaign

3 rd place:                                                                                                                                     3 rd place:
Jennifer Butcher                                                                                                                                Bethany Bekas
Daily Egyptian                                                                                                                                  Western Courier
SIU at Carbondale                                                                                                                               Western Illinois
honorable mention:                                                                                                                              honorable mention:
Dave Balson                                                                                                                                     Collin Whitchurch
The Daily Eastern News                                                                                                                          The Daily Eastern News
Eastern Illinois University                                                                                                                     Eastern Illinois
honorable mention:
Kyle Nabors & Editorial Bd.
Northern Star
Northern Illinois University
10    dailies

1st place (pictured):
J. J. Plummer, Ryan Simonin,
Pat Sutphin
Daily Egyptian
SIU at Carbondale

2 nd place:
Lauren Stott
Northern Star
Northern Illinois University

3 rd place:
Caleb Branson, Emily Steele
The Daily Eastern News
Eastern Illinois University

honorable mention:
Caleb West, Sarah Schneider,
Jess Vermeulen
Daily Egyptian
SIU at Carbondale

fEATuRE STORY                  nEWS STORY
1st place (pictured):          1st place (pictured):
Kelly Gustafson                Brian Rosenthal
The Daily Illini               The Daily Northwestern
UI at Urbana-Champaign         Northwestern University

2 nd place:                    2 nd place:
Ed Komenda                     Brian Rosenthal, Ben Geier
Western Courier                The Daily Northwestern
Western Illinois               Northwestern University
                               3 rd place:
3 rd place:
                               News Staff
Andrew Kaspar                  The Daily Illini
The Daily Northwestern         UI at Urbana-Champaign
Northwestern University
                               honorable mention:
honorable mention:             John Bachmann, Kyla Gardner,
Leah Stover                    Alex Fiore, Jack Baker
Daily Egyptian                 Northern Star
SIU at Carbondale              Northern Illinois University

honorable mention:             honorable mention:
Kelly Gustafson                Ed Komenda
The Daily Illini               Western Courier
UI at Urbana-Champaign         Western Illinois University
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SpORTS nEWS STORY                                             SpORTS gAmE STORY
1st place (pictured):          3 rd place:                    1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
Katherine Driessen             Ben Gross                      Nick Johnson                   Kevin Kaplan
The Daily Northwestern         Northern Star                  Daily Egyptian                 The Daily Illini
Northwestern University        Northern Illinois University   SIU at Carbondale              UI at Urbana-Champaign

2 nd place:                                                   2 nd place:                    honorable mention:
Andrew Scoggin                                                Jay Lee                        Jonah L. Rosenblum
The Daily Northwestern                                        The Daily Illini               The Daily Northwestern
Northwestern University                                       UI at Urbana-Champaign         Northwestern University

                                                              3 rd place:
                                                              Robbie Levin
                                                              The Daily Northwestern
                                                              Northwestern University

                                                              SpORTS fEATuRE STORY
                                                              1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
SpORTS cOLumn                                                 Jeff LaBelle                   Alex McNamee
                                                              The Daily Illini               The Daily Eastern News
1st place (pictured):
                                                              UI at Urbana-Champaign         Eastern Illinois University
Brandon LaChance
Daily Egyptian
SIU at Carbondale                                             2 nd place:
                                                              Christine Todd
                                                              The Daily Northwestern
2 nd place:
                                                              Northwestern University
Matt Forman
The Daily Northwestern
Northwestern University                                       3 rd place:
                                                              Tony Andracki
                                                              Daily Vidette
3 rd place:
                                                              Illinois State University
Scott Gleeson
Daily Vidette
Illinois State University                                     honorable mention:
                                                              Jerry Burnes
                                                              Northern Star
honorable mention:
                                                              Northern Illinois University
Ben Gross
Northern Star
Northern Illinois University
12        dailies

SpORTS pAgE DESIgn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hEADLInE WRITIng
1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1st place (pictured):                                                    honorable mention:
Charlie Tan Lim
                               March 17, 2010
                               The Daily Illini
                                                         Sports                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Matt Forman                                                          Andrew Steckling
The Daily Illini                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Daily Northwestern                                               Daily Vidette
UI at Urbana-Champaign                                                          TOP 20 ILLINI ATHLETES
                                                                                       OF THE DECADE                                                                                                                                                                                                 Northwestern University                                              Illinois State University
                                THE TOP 20
                                ILLINI ATHLETES OF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NO. 1
                                THE DECADE

                                                NO. 2

2 nd place:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 nd place:                                                          honorable mention:
                                                JUSTIN SPRING                                                                                                                                                                           MEMBER OF 2005
                                                Men’s gymnastics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NATIONAL RUNNER-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        UP TEAM
                                                NO. 3                                                                                                                                                                                   2005 SPORTING

Nick Sauerberg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chris D. Davies                                                      Mick Vaught
                                                PERDITA                                                                                                                                                                                 NEWS PLAYER OF
                                                FELICIEN                                                                                                                                                                                THE YEAR
                                                Women’s track
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TWO-TIME ALL-

The Daily Northwestern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Daily Vidette                                                        Western Courier
                                                NO. 4
                                                Women’s track

Northwestern University                         NO. 5
                                                Men’s basketball
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Illinois State University                                            Western Illinois University
                                                NO. 6
                                                AMER DELIC
                                                Men’s tennis

3   rd
         place:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3 rd place:
                                                                                                                                                                              Men’s Basketball

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                                                NO. 7
                                                MATT LACKEY

Charlie Tan Lim                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elise De Los Santos
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Guard | 2002-2006

                                                NO. 8
                                                PAUL RUGGERI
                                                Men’s gymnastics                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          turn to page 4 to
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                                                NO. 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              read about our
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                                                NO. 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          but the face a column about
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honorable mention:
                                                2007-present                                                                                                                                                                                           /police
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       basketball team's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Find out where Winter
                                                NO. 12                                                                                                                                                                                    basketball.”performancetook
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Break crimes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       place with our
Tony Andracki, Scott Gleeson
                                                ELLA MASAR                                                                                                                                                                                JERRANCE HOWARD,
                                                Soccer                                                                                                                                                                                    former teammate and current Illinois
                                                2004-2007                                                                                                                                                                                 assistant coach              See a video of map
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       interactive Blotter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       yesterday's protest
                                                NO. 13                                                                                                                                                                                                                 /forum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       about something

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                                                EMILY ZURRER                                                                                                                                                                                                           Meet this quarter’s

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Demos misses potential game-winning kick at end of
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       their intro
                                                NO. 14                                                                     More online: For a photo gallery of
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Illinois State University
                                                                   BY RICH MAYOR

                                                JOHN                                                                       past Illini of the Decade recipients,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /roundtable from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      regulation, Wildcats fall 38-35 in overtime thriller
                                                                   SPORTS COLUMNIST
                                                LOCKHART                                hat makes Dee Brown                visit                                                                                                                      slideshowww
                                                                                        so special?
                                                                                           We could revisit         Arizona. That didn’t go over too well.                                                                                                             last night's winning of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       See a video recap
                                                                                        why Dee was such a
                                                                                        sought-after recruit
                                                                                                                       “Arizona?” Cathy said, with her dis-
                                                                                                                    pleasure still shining through, nine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       men’s and women’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Men's basketball
                                                NO. 15                                  at Proviso East High        years later. “When am I gonna be able                                                                                                              basketball
                                                                   School in Maywood, Ill.: Illinois Mr. Bas-
                                                                   ketball, Illinois’ Gatorade Player of the
                                                                                                                    to see you play? I can’t afford to fly out
                                                                                                                    to Arizona!”                                                                                                                                       performances
                                                Women’s track
                                                                   Year, McDonald’s All-American, First-
                                                                   Team All-State by the IBCA, Chicago
                                                                                                                       This conversation led Dee toward
                                                                                                                    the Midwest, and the search narrowed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       over break
                                                                   Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and News-             to Illinois and Michigan State. Cathy                                                                                                              See a photo                                                                               By Robbie Levin                                        Auburn added another touchdown
                                                                   Gazette; ranked by as
                                                                   the No. 2 point guard and No. 11 overall
                                                                                                                    remembers a time at the Moody Bible
                                                                                                                    Institute in Chicago, when then-Illinois
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /student-life last
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       slideshow from                                                                            The Daily Northwestern                             midway through the second quarter, leav-

honorable mention:
                                                NO. 16             player in his class.                             head coach Bill Self and then-assistant                                                                                                            See a video about
                                                J LEMAN              We could revisit his 3.7 grade-point           coach Billy Gillespie took her in a room                                                                                                                                                                                                            ing NU in a 21-7 hole at the half. The Cats
                                                Football           average and 16-of-382 students class             and asked if Dee was going to commit.                                                                                                              new options for
                                                2003-2007          ranking at Proviso East, the stats that          Cathy didn’t know — Dee hadn’t told her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       selling back books                                                                                                                           dominated in time of possession and total
                                                                   makes his mother, Cathy, proudest.               anything, and she demanded that Dee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       around campus                                                                                 TAMPA, Fla. — The Wildcats came to             offense through two quarters, but two red

Emily Steele
                                                                     “He started playing basketball when            tell her first, so she didn’t find out from
                                                NO. 17             he was seven or eight years old, so I kind       someone else.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tampa to accomplish something no                 zone interceptions and a missed field goal
                                                RYLER              of knew he was gonna have a skill any-              We could revisit the drive Cathy and
                                                Men’s tennis
                                                                   way, he was going to have that talent of
                                                                   playing ball,” Cathy said. “But I wanted
                                                                                                                    Dee took soon after, the drive during
                                                                                                                    which Dee told his mother he was going                                                                                                             /council                                                                                        Northwestern team had done in the            had them struggling to keep up.
                                                2003-2006          him to understand that education was             to commit to Self and the Illini.                                                                                                                  Find out what                                                                                        past six decades. So when the               “We talked about staying the course,

The Daily Eastern News
                                                                   important and that getting good grades              “I was ecstatic,” Cathy remembers. “I
                                                                   and being able to manage your money is           could not even tell you, I was so thrilled.                                                                                                        Evanston officials and                                                                                  contest went down to the wire,       executing and just continuing to fight and
                                                NO. 18             better than just having money without            I was like, ‘Oh, he’s going somewhere
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       residents wished for
                                                WES                the education.”                                  that I can drive to. Even if I didn’t have                                                                                                                                                                                                                     coach Pat Fitzgerald didn’t      keep on swinging,” Fitzgerald said. “And
                                                Men’s gymnastics
                                                                     We could revisit the process of Dee’s
                                                                   college choice, one that resulted in “so
                                                                                                                    anybody to ride with me, I could ride by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for the New Year                                                                                               have a doubt in his mind.     that’s what our young men did.”
                                                2005-2006          much mail... I mean unbelievable mail,

Eastern Illinois University
                                                                   boxes of mail, boxes and boxes,” accord-
                                                                                                                    Underclassman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       He was going for the            The Cats got the spark they needed
                                                                   ing to Cathy. The search might have led
                                                NO. 19             him away from the Orange and Blue,                 We could revisit his relationship with                                                                                                                                                                                                                              win.                      midway through the third quarter, when
                                                JENNA SMITH        if not for his mother. Initially, Dee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  With the game     Brewer hauled in a 35-yard touchdown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           DAILY ILLINI FILE PHOTO
                                                Women’s            approached her with his desire to attend                                See BROWN, Page 6B
                                                                    Editor’s note: It was a long journey, but to-   and who was eligible for the list, visit the fol-   in the UI sports information department who
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                drought on the      hit sophomore superback Drake Dun-
                                                GAKOLOGEL-          projects ever — an opinionated look at the      decade                                              used in this series.                                   made everything look terrific, you all did a
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                                                                                                                                                                           Another thanks to all those who gracious-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               great job. And of course, a thanks to all the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              called a trick play   eral tacklers, Dunsmore scrambled 66
                                                                    to this point. But it was worth every minute
                                                                    of it from our end.
                                                                                                                       This series might not have been a book,
                                                                                                                    but there’s still countless people to acknowl-
                                                                                                                                                                           And to everyone in the newsroom, thank
                                                                                                                                                                        you. From the Web site crew that stays so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               readers. You’re the reason we wrote these
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               stories, and we hope you had fun reading3 Changes could be                                                                                                  rather than at-          yards to pull the Cats even.
                                     ILLINI OF THE DECADE              For a breakdown of how the voting worked     edge. A special thanks goes out to all those        late to post these stories to the copy desk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       coming to SafeRide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               them. We know we had a blast writing them.                                                                                                             tempting a game-tying             It didn’t take long for the Tigers to re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          field goal on fourth-and-goal.            take the lead, as Auburn tallied two quick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2 Could ASL be offered                                                                        “People tell me I’m too conservative,”         touchdowns in the fourth quarter. But
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for language credit?                                                                      Fitzgerald said. “So I said, ‘What the             with seven-and-a-half minutes left, NU’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 heck, we’re here to win so let’s go.’ And I’d      late-game magic kicked in. The Cats con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3 New Year's vows                                                                         do it again. Next time I’d score, though.          verted three fourth downs in a 58-yard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from NU community                                                                         And we’d be celebrating.”                          touchdown drive spanning just more than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       5 Catch up on crime                                                                           Instead, after senior wide receiver            four minutes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       committed over break                                                                      Zeke Markshausen was pushed out-of-                    A failed onside kick gave the Tigers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 bounds on the game’s final play, Auburn            good starting field position, but that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       11 Get the details on                                                                     rejoiced in Tampa. In the highest-scoring          changed with one Brad Phillips hit. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       NU's early decision pool                                                                  Outback Bowl in its 24-year history, the           punishing senior safety rammed into Au-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tigers escaped with a 38-35 win.                   burn running back Ben Tate on the Ti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       11 Airport shuttle                                                                            “I’ve been in some wild games that             gers’ second play from scrimmage, and

1st place (pictured):
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       improves on second run
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 have come down to the end,” Auburn                 Sherrick McManis fell on the ball at NU’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       12	Edgy theater group                                                                     coach Gene Chizik said. “But one that              31-yard line. With 2:37 left in the game,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       satirizes Scientology                                                                     goes back and forth, did we win? Did we            Kafka marched NU down the field, cap-

Jacob Mayer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            aLso
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 not win? Reviewable plays. Is he down? Is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 he not down? We didn’t know what to do.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 That was wild and crazy.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ping off the drive with an 18-yard strike to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    junior wide receiver Sidney Stewart.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Auburn returner Demond Washing-

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Deatherage obit         13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Buy back books          13                                                                    The Tigers’ defense pounced on the             ton fumbled the ensuing kickoff near
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cats early, as cornerback Walter McFad-            midfield, and the Cats set up junior kicker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Sudoku                  12                                                                den single-handedly ended NU’s first two           Stefan Demos for the game winning 44-

SIU at Carbondale                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Classifieds             12                                                                drives with a pair of picks. McFadden’s            yard field goal. Demos, who had already
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Crossword               12                                                                first interception resulted in a Kodi Burns        missed one field goal in the game, hooked
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ForUm	                  4                                                                 touchdown rush. Then, after a 17-play, 70-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 yard drive, McFadden snatched quarter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the ball wide right.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NU won the overtime coin toss and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ForUm	                  6                                                                 back Mike Kafka’s toss to Markshausen in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the front right corner of the end zone and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    elected to defend. The Cats defense bent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    but did not break, forcing the Tigers to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       meet	the	columnists                                                                       raced 100 yards for a touchdown.                   settle for a field goal. On the ensuing NU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Get to know our new,                                                                           NU responded by dinking-and-dunk-             possession, a bizzare series of events—in-
2   nd
         place                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         spunky Winter Quarter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ing its way to Auburn’s 39-yard line,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     where Kafka hit wide receiver Andrew
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cluding the reversal of a game-ending
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    fumble and a roughing the kicker call on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brewer streaking down the left side-          Demos’ third missed field goal of the

Shelley Holmgren                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      dan schufreider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        line for the Cats’ first score of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         day.                                                    OUTBACK BOWL, page 9

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Whole season, game more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    important than final play
3 rd place:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           TAMPA, Fla. — It is a scientific fact that people best recall most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   recent events. In the case of the 2010 Outback Bowl, the one mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ory that will be remembered forever is the final play in overtime.

David Matz, Kyla Gardner, Alex Fiore
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The call was for the trick play “Heater,” which coach Pat Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       called a “nanosecond” before the fourth down.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In the chaos that ensued, Northwestern came

Northern Star                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          men’s	basketball                                                                                                                up short of the end zone. People will criticize the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Wildcats make brief                                                                                                             decision in hindsight, and rightfully so. But let’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stint in AP Top 25 Poll                                                                                                         not forget what a journey it was to get to the Out-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       back Bowl, and then to be in a position to win
Northern Illinois University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for first time in 40 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the game in overtime.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Women’s	basketball                                                                                                                 Taking a trip to Tampa seemed out of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       NU secures first Big Ten                                                                                                        question after the Cats’ first four games, in which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       road win since 2006                                                                                                             they went 2-2 with losses at Syracuse and at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       against Michigan                                                                                            DAILY SPORTS        home against Minnesota. After losing at Michiin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Swimming                                                                                                    Brian                  Cats ahead of the Badgers in the Big Ten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pecking order.
honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Both men's and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       women's teams focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          But the tumultuous path to the Outback Bowl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       on conditioning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CHAPPATTA, page 9

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Chris Kirk                                                                                                6:55 p.m.                                                                                                  “You guys have been so wonderful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and we love you all.”
The Daily Northwestern                                                                                    “I feel like I’m                                                                                                                     — Lauren Troy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SESP ’10 and DM co-chair
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Northwestern University

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                                                                                                          start dancing
                                                                                                          yet because
                                                                                                          it’s not 7:00”
2 nd place:                                                                                                   — Rebecca
Amy Gorczowski, Rachel Bujalski                                                                                         Weinberg ’13

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Illinois State University                                               Timi Chu/The Daily Northwestern

3 rd place:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Saturday 11:30 a.m.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          beginning. It’s not getting worse,
The Daily Northwestern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    but I’m not comfortable”
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Communication ’13

honorable mention:
Genna Ord
Daily Egyptian
SIU at Carbondale
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honorable mention:
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1st place (pictured):             honorable mention:
Erik Anderson                     Ned Mulka
Northern Star                     The Daily Illini
Northern Illinois University      UI at Urbana-Champaign

2 nd place:                       honorable mention:
Hank Moreno                       Dan Dwyer
Western Courier                   Daily Egyptian
Western Illinois University       SIU at Carbondale

3 rd place:
Danny Damiani
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Eastern Illinois University
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1st place (pictured):          3 rd place:
Genna Ord                      Ray Whitehouse
Daily Egyptian                 The Daily Northwestern
SIU at Carbondale              Northwestern University

2 nd place:                    honorable mention:
Erik Anderson                  Ned Mulka
Northern Star                  The Daily Illini
Northern Illinois University   UI at Urbana-Champaign

1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
Joey Murray                    Martha Warfel
Daily Vidette                  Daily Vidette
Illinois State University      Illinois State University

2 nd place:                    honorable mention:
Julia Rendleman                Danny Damiani
Daily Egyptian                 The Daily Eastern News
SIU at Carbondale              Eastern Illinois University

3 rd place:
Erik Anderson
Northern Star
Northern Illinois University

1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
Josh Beckman                   Kelsey Bremner
The Daily Illini               Daily Vidette
UI at Urbana-Champaign         Illinois State University

2 nd place:                    honorable mention:
Ed Komenda                     Jess Vermeulen
Western Courier                Daily Egyptian
Western Illinois University    SIU at Carbondale

3 rd place:
Kirsten Salyer
The Daily Northwestern
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                                         ELECTION 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TIED FOR 1ST                                                                              Illini share conference lead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with win over No. 11 Badgers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              What happened?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Illinois rode 53-percent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              shooting to a 63-56 win
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              at Wisconsin, snapping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the Badgers’ 18-game
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              home winning streak.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              With the win, the Illini
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             JOSHUA BECKMAN THE DAILY ILLINI                                                                                                                                  moved into a tie for first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A miniature snowman stands alongside a cross-path on the Main Quad on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuesday. Snow was in the forecast for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              place in the Big Ten at 9-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Champaign city officials ask the public to be mindful of ploughing efforts.                                                                                                                                          3 and ran their winning

                                      TOO CLOSE TO CALL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              streak to five games.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C-U plans for                                                                                                                                                                                                       Illinois standouts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Demetri McCamey again

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          more snow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              led the Illini, scoring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              27 points on 11-of-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              shooting and adding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              seven assists. Mike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tisdale chipped in with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              19 points, while Bill Cole

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3 RD PLACE:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BY ARIEL ROBINSON                          p.m. Tuesday, with a note to resi-                                                                                                                                       and Mike Davis each had
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DAYTIME ASSIGNMENT EDITOR                  dents to call ahead to check for                                                                                                                                         eight rebounds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Heavy snowfall and cold winds           hours of operation Wednesday.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          powdered the campus and the                   A number of schools in Cham-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Champaign-Urbana area late                 paign and Urbana also closed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Monday through Tuesday.                    Tuesday.                                                                                                                                                                 Wisconsin standouts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Light snowfall began around 4              The city of Champaign’s                                                                                                                                               Jason Bohannon paced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          p.m. on Monday. Jim Angel, state           Department of Public Works
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          climatologist, said the expect-            staff said it is asking the public                                                                                                                                       the Badgers with 15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ed total amount of snowfall for            to take steps in their daily rou-                                                                                                                                        points, while Trevon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuesday was two to four inches,            tines to speed the city’s street                                                                                                                                         Hughes added 12, albeit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and by Tuesday morning there               clearing efforts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          was already over four inches of               The staff said it asks that peo-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on 4-of-16 shooting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          snow.                                      ple do not park on city streets                                                                                                                                          Bohannon and Keaton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Winds were predicted to                 if possible. If it is necessary to                                                                                                                                       Nankivil each contributed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          increase late Tuesday night into           park on the street, the staff is                                                                                                                                         six rebounds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday with some gusting as             asking citizens to avoid parking

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Daily Vidette
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          high as 35 mph, Angel said.                on primary routes. These routes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The snowfall is expected to end         include arterial streets, collector
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          soon, although wind will continue          streets, bus routes, school routes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to cause drifting snow.                    and hospital routes.                                                                                                                                                                        ILLINOIS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “The blowing and drifting snow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          seems to be the main threat,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          National Weather Service Meteo-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Crews will continue to focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     on plowing and limited salting of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     primary routes before focusing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          rologist Casey Sullivan.                   on secondary routes, dead ends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Interim Chancellor and Pro-             and culs-de-sac.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          vost Robert Easter sent out an                The public works staff said it is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          advisory to staff members urg-             also asking the public not to plow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ing them to leave campus as ear-           or blow snow into the streets to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ly as possible.                            prevent the need for snowplows                                                                                                                                                              WISCONSIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “Travel on the interstate will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be challenging tonight,” Angel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          said Tuesday. “It’s going to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to go over some streets twice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Residents are also asked not to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     blow snow onto medians.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          slick and hard to see.”                       The staff asked residents to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Easter said in the advisory that        avoid driving whenever possible,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Illinois State University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          employees who ask to leave ear-            and if it is necessary to drive, to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ly should use their vacation or            be cautious and be watchful of                                                                                                                                                   More inside: For
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          personal days, and if they have            snowplows.                                                                                                                                                                       more coverage of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          not accumulated any vacation or               The Illinois State Police say                                                                                                          WESLEY FANE THE DAILY ILLINI           Illini’s big win against
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          personal leave time, departments           they’ve handled more than 70                          Illinois’ Richard Semrau (50) and Demetri McCamey (32) celebrate after coming from behind to win                   the Badgers in Madison, turn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may approve an absence without             accidents on Interstate 57 in the                     against Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., on Tuesday. McCamey scored 27 points as the Illini upset the                   to Page 1B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pay for these employees.                   Champaign vicinity alone.                             Badgers on their home court, winning 63-56.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The hazardous weather
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          prompted the Champaign-Urbana              The Associated Press contributed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          public health district to close at 4       this report

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          As usage doubles,                                                                                                                                                            Public universities in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SafeWalks looks to                                                                                                                                                           Ill. make plea for funds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          increase visibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       BY STEPHANIE TUSSING                        in a statement.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       DAYTIME ASSIGNMENT EDITOR                      A spokeswoman in Quinn’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Presidents and chancellors               budget office said the office was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of public universities in Illinois          working with the universities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       on Tuesday implored the gover-              to “explore payment options,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nor and comptroller to agree to             including possibly borrowing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BY REEMA AMIN                               police’s patrol division.                                                                                                        a plan that would provide state             money.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          STAFF WRITER                                  SafeWalks usually gives an                                                                                                     funding for higher education.                  As of Jan. 25, taxpayer-sup-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Although some students think              estimated 100 to 110 walks per                                                                                                      The presidents and chancel-              ported public universities collec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          getting a free ride is more con-            semester, said University Police                                                                                                 lors of the 13 four-year public             tively remained more than $735
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          venient than walking, usage of              Sgt. Joan Fiesta. But last semes-                                                                                                universities in the state sent a            million behind in state payments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         AP FILE PHOTOS                   SafeWalks doubled last semester             ter, she estimated about 211 walks                                                                                               letter to Quinn and Hynes, ask-             for total appropriations.

         Governor’s race goes down to the wire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          compared to a normal semester.              were given.                                                                                                                      ing the state to honor its com-                Slow and reduced payments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          At the same time, SafeRides usage             “With the spike in crimes, peo-                                                                                                mitments by “fully funding pub-             by the state have resulted in

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             HONORABLE MENTION:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          remains comparable to normal                ple are consciously attempting to                                                                                                lic university appropriations for           reduced budgets, salary and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          seasonal trends.                            walk in groups,” Frost said.                                                                                                     (fiscal year) 2010.”                         hiring freezes, employee fur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SafeWalks is a campus-wide                  Fiesta said because of the                                                                                                        “We’ve tried to work with the            loughs and reductions by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          walking service provided by                 increased usage of the service,                                                                                                  universities to address payment             universities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          student patrols under the Uni-              the student patrols and the                                                                                                      emergencies as we have with                    “The hole that Illinois has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          versity police department from              University police are having a                                                        WESLEY FANE THE DAILY ILLINI               those who provide goods and                 managed to dig for itself is so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sundays through            meeting later this week to dis- Student Patrol members Matt Grides, left, senior in Business, and Mike                           services across this state who              deep that it’s not going to be able
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thursdays and until 3 a.m. Fri-             cuss ways to further advertise Deloncker, senior in LAS, walk through campus on Monday. Grides started                           are waiting months and months               to cut its way or tax its way out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          days and Saturdays, said Skip                                                  volunteering with Student partrol last September, while Deloncker has been                    to be reimbursed,” said Hynes
         DAILY ILLINI STAFF REPORT                      campaign so the anticipation is excit-     penalty of the Republican candidate                                                                                                                    Frost, head of the University                       See SAFEWALKS, Page 5A with the organization for two and a half years.                                                   spokeswoman Carol Knowles                         See UNIVERSITIES, Page 5A

           Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was locked           ing and exhilarating at the same time,”    and (his stance on) women’s rights,”
         in a tight race with Republican chal-          said Anthony Abruzzo, a Quinn sup-         said Mary Rooney, sophomore in
         lenger Bill Brady late Tuesday as vot-         porter and trustee in the Chicago sub-     DGS.
         ers around the country tossed Dem-             urb of Melrose Park. Brady’s camp             Still, some students favored Brady

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         ocratic governors out of office in a            was equally optimistic.                    because of his stances on social
         Republican wave.                                  “We’re holding our own,” Brady          issues.
           With 96 percent of precincts report-         spokeswoman Patty Schuh said.                 “The main reason why I voted for                                                                                                                    INSIDE           Police 2A | Corrections 2A | Calendar 2A | Opinions 4A | Letters 4A | Crossword 8A | Comics 8A | Health & Living 8A | Sports 1B | Classifieds 5B-7B | Sudoku 7B
         ing after midnight, both Quinn and                While Champaign County voters           Bill Brady was because he’s very
         the state senator from Bloomington             favored Brady by 54.7 percent, several     pro-life,” said Dana Lange, junior in
         had 46 percent of the vote. But Quinn          students at polling places on campus       LAS.
         appeared to be holding on while at             throughout the day said they sided            Quinn ran for a full term of his
         least seven other Democratic gover-            with Quinn or the Democrats more           own after taking over from his for-
         nors around the country were voted             broadly.                                   mer boss. But the race has been tight

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         out.                                              “I voted (for) Quinn based on social
           “We dedicated a lot of time to this          issues. I don’t agree with the death                     See GOVERNOR, Page 3A
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Final tax questions answered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BY ALA SALAMEH                            difficult wording of tax forms. Should       DI: When students do not claim     DI: Given that some students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CONTRIBUTING WRITER                       students have this reluctance?              themselves as dependent, what can  may not have known about the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Today is a taxpayer’s blessing          Gahvari: I don’t think so. There are        they expect in terms of returns?   opportunities offered to them this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and curse. Given the present bleak        easy forms so to speak, 1040 being          FG: Well, for this year, a student year, what can they do now to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          economic state, April 15, com-            the most common and easiest for             who made less than $9,350 will     prepare for the next filing?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          monly known as “Tax Day,” is a            students. Right now they don’t              essentially pay no federal income        FG: Students need to check if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          reminder that a refund check is           have a lot of income. That means            tax because of the student’s exemp-      employers have been withholding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          soon coming their way. But before         that the forms, if any, will be easy        tion of $3,650 and standard deduc-       money from their paychecks. You
                                                                                     NAM Y. HUH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                                                                        BRAD MEYER THE DAILY ILLINI                   the dollars start rolling in, taxpay-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ers must sift through the unfamil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    forms. Basically, you are enter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ing your income. The income you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tion of $5,700. You still have to pay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                for Social Security and Medicare,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         should fill out a W4 form and give
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         it to your employer which basi-
         Illinois Sen.-elect Mark Kirk, R-Ill., celebrates after defeating Democratic nominee Alexi Giannoulias on        Elyse Townley, senior in FAA, steps out of the voting booth after filling out her ballot at the University                       iar language of tax documents —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and lots of it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    have is income earned and inter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    est income (for example: money
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                but I don’t think there are many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                students paying much tax any-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cally tells how much they with-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         held from you, if anything. They
         Tuesday.                                                                                                         YMCA in Champaign on Tuesday Finding the correct polling place was a problem for many students.                                   Professor Firouz Gahvari, of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the Department of Economics,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    made off of investments). For stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dents to get their adjusted gross
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ways. Also, with the passing of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the American Reinvestment and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         shouldn’t have withheld anything.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         You have been giving the govern-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          discussed the process.                    income, which the whole tax form            Recovery Act, there are five aca-         ment a loan tax free. The refund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is based on, they only need two or          demic credits that students can          is getting your loan back. I often

         Kirk wins Senate seat in close race                                                                              UI students encounter voting issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Daily Illini: Some students are           three entries.                              and should take advantage of.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          intimidated by the many papers and                                                                                                         See TAX DAY, Page 3A

         DAILY ILLINI STAFF REPORT                               Giannoulias, the state’s 34-year-old treasur-            BY CHAD THORNBURG                                     such as the Illini Union instead of at Gregory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to speed                                  ROBOT SEE ROBOT DO
          A Few Things You Shouldn’t Buy Too Cheaply:
           Republican Mark Kirk had to fight tooth-               er. The Department of the Treasury itself                                                                      Place, 701 S. Gregory St. in Urbana.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        up login
                                                                                                                          STAFF WRITER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             WESLEY FANE THE DAILY ILLINI
         and-nail against Democrat Alexi Giannoulias             was captured Tuesday by Republican Dan                      Although Election Day is over, Champaign             “He (Shelden) wanted to suppress stu-                                                                                                                                                                                                              Illinois linebacker Martez Wilson, left, gives out high fives to members of

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               10/28/10 process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the Blue Team during the Goofy Olympics at Leal Elementary School in
         Tuesday night in a bitter race for the open             Rutherford.Exit polling found that more                  County Clerk Mark Shelden’s decision to               dent vote,” Kurtz said. “He took a place a                                                                                                                                                                                                           Urbana on Wednesday. Wilson and other members of the RST 300 Leisure

  • Hot Dogs • Underwear • University President • Bus Rides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Programming course ran the event for 32 students at Leal Elementary.
         U.S. Senate seat in Illinois. But at the end of         than a third of Illinois voters considered nei-          place the early voting location at Gregory            half a mile away, it cost him $800 and a hole
         the night, Kirk managed to edge out his oppo-           ther Kirk nor Giannoulias to be honest and               Place instead of the Illini Union was still           in the wall on a place where nobody was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               or         THE DAILY ILLINI STAFF REPORT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Students prepare acts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Over Spring Break,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CITES implemented Illi-
         nent with 48 percent of the vote and a margin           trustworthy.                                             ruffl ing some feathers .                              trafficking, and we still got 850 votes in                      10/29/10   noisNet, a new wireless net-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work with both authentica-

                                 Ride Suburban Express...Don’t Settle for Inferior Substitutes.
         of just over 83,000 votes after 97 percent of             Trust may have been especially important                  Al Kurtz, Champaign County Board mem-              the area. Can you imagine how many votes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     for annual India Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tion and security built into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the wireless protocol.

         the precincts reported results. It was one of           in the race because of its links to former Illi-         ber, said the early voting location was strict-       would have taken place if it was at the Illi-                                 With the old UIUCNet net-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work, students needed to log
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in to QuickConnect or the
         the tightest races in the country.                      nois Gov. Rod Blagojevich..                              ly a political move, and it should have been in                                                                                 viral private network each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dance, music                               not just Indian students,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          time they connected. With                                                                                                                                                                                             Ruthvik Basavaraj, an ISA cul-
           The loss of President Barack Obama’s for-               The 10-month long battle for a spot in the             a higher traffic location                                                          See VOTING, Page 3A                           IllinoisNet, once a person
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          does the initial configura-                                                                                                                                                 groups to perform                          tural chairman. “It’s everyone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that wants to see what our cul-
         mer Senate seat before he moved to the White                                                                                                                                                                                                     tion, they do not have to ever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          log in again, according to the                                                                                                                                             at 25th anniversary                        ture is about and what we’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                all about.”
         House was one of the most embarrassing                                           See SENATE, Page 3A                                                                                                                                             CITES Web site. The com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          puter can automatically re-                                                                                                                                                BY SARA COLLINS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   India Night presents 10 acts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                from a wide variety of groups
         events of the night for the Democratic Party.                                                                                                                                                                                                    connect whenever it detects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a IllinoisNet wireless signal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     STAFF WRITER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Indian Student Asso-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                on campus. One of these groups
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                is the Illini Raas Squad , which
         Obama himself campaigned
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Final results
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Some students said they are                                                                                                                                                ciation, or ISA, is presenting             competes in an Indian dance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          excited about only having to                                                                                                                                               its 25th annual India Night.               form known as Raas, a cultural
         heavily for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sign in once.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “I’ve never had any issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Atina D’Souza , ISA’s internal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     vice president, said the event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and religious dance that origi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nated in the Gujarat state of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (with the old network), but                                                                                                                                                is meant to introduce students             India.

                                                                                                                                                                                       U.S. House - 15th District
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          logging in once would be                                                                                                                                                   to Indian culture in a fun and                Another competitive group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          really convenient,” said                                                                                                                                                   exciting way.                              is I-Bhangra, who perform the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Alex Foley sophomore in                                                                                                                                                       “India Night is our fl agship            Bhangra, a dance that origi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Business.                                                                                                                                                                  event. This is where we can                nated in the north-central state

                                                                                                                                                                                       R - Tim Johnson: 55.94%
                             A Few Things You Shouldn’t Buy Too Cheaply:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sylvia Safin, freshman in                                                                                                                                               showcase our culture using a               of Punjab in India. There will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LAS, said it is nice to only                                                                                                                                               variety of dances and songs,”              also be a competitive Bolly-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          have to log in once, but the                                                                                                                                               D’Souza said.

                                                                                                                                                                                       D- David Gill: 44.06%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service has cut out a few                                                                                                                                                     “The crowd that we attract is                  See INDIA NIGHT, Page 3A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          times since she began using

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 10/27/10 or

                                                                                                                                                                                       IL Senate - 52nd District
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PART 4 OF A 4-PART SERIES: ANARCHISTS

                           • Disinfectant • Condoms • Haircut • Bus Rides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Another issue to students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is that the beginning config-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 10/28/10 uration process is more com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          plex than UIUCnet Wireless,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Editor’s note: This is the final
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 installment of The Daily Illini’s series

                                                                                                                                                                                       D - Michael Frerichs: 63.38%                                       and older systems may not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be able to connect to Illi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          noisNet. Students who were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of articles featuring lesser-known
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 political groups in Champaign-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Urbana. Today’s story will focus

                                      Ride Suburban Express...Don’t Settle for Inferior Substitutes.                                                                                   R - Al Reynolds: 36.62%                                            still using the old wireless
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          network were contacted by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on local anarchists, who promote
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 change through decentralized

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CITES via e-mail explaining                                                                                                                                                                                            organization and direct democracy.

                                                                                                                                                                                       IL House - 103rd House                                             the benefits of the new net-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work. James Eyrich, CITES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Anarchist community puts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wireless Service Manager,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          said the e-mail was sent to
                                                                                                                                                        For full recaps of these       D - Naomi Jakobsson: 62.63%                                        every person who had con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          nected to the UIUCNet net-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     emphasis on shared power
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work in the 30 days prior to
                                                                                                                                                        races, turn to Page 5A         R - Norman Davis: 37.37%                                           spring break.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              According to the e-mail,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          students should config-                                                                                                                   WESLEY FANE THE DAILY ILLINI     BY JACK VEBBER                             ute can contribute,” said Susan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ure their computer to use               University researchers at Beckman Institute demonstrate iCub on Tuesday. The humanoid robot is able to learn                       STAFF WRITER                               Song, member of the local anar-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the new IllinoisNet net-                through experience and can visually track a subject.                                                                                  An unusual sale will be going           chist community and sophomore
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work before the old net-                                                                                                                                                   on this Saturday from 11 a.m. to           in LAS, who helped organize the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work expires on August                                                                                                                                                     4 p.m. at the Independent Media            event.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10. The e-mail also said the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          one-time set up for the net-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          work should take no more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UI’s iCub to connect robotics, language skills                                                                                     Center in Urbana.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The prices of food, clothing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and services such as haircuts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The absence of a central
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                authority to run the event is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                reflection of the anarchist com-

               A Few Things You Shouldn’t Buy Too Cheaply:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          than two to three minutes               BY MAKOTO MIYAZAKI                           between language and robotics.           teach him, we don’t say ‘move                will not be set at an arranged lev-        munity as a whole – a community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to complete.                            STAFF WRITER                                   The iCub was designed by the           your arms like this.’”                       el, nor will they be determined            Song said has been off and on in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Eyrich said IllinoisNet                Researchers at the Robotics               RobotCub Consortium supported               The European Commission                   by the free market.                        the area for a number of years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          network will replace the                Laboratory in Beckman Institute              by the European Union. Without           received 30 proposals for an iCub               This will be the “Really,                  Despite the problems with

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               10/26/10   UIwpa2 network but the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          UIUCNet network will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have started working with a high-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ly advanced humanoid robot.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               being programmed for specific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tasks, it acquires skills through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and rewarded seven institutions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        with the robot free of charge. Out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Really, Free Market,” where all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     goods and services will be com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                anarchists’ lack of a central gov-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                erning body, which can make the

         • A College Education • Toilet Paper • Sushi • Bus Rides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          remain. He added that there                The iCub arrived at Steve Levin-          experience, said Logan Niehaus,          of the seven institutions granted a          pletely free, and it is one of the         community unstable, she said it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is no new hardware for the              son’s lab in February. Levinson is           graduate student in Levinson’s           robot, Levinson’s lab was the only           local activities supported by the          makes it easier to keep its struc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          network—it is a new offering            a professor of electrical and com-           lab.                                     American proposal to receive the             Champaign-Urbana anarchist                 ture as democratic as possible.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          on the existing Internet.               puter engineering and has been                 “We program him to learn, but                                                       community as a way to present                 Song has also helped organize
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  researching on the relationship              that’s it,” Niehaus said. “We don’t                   See ROBOT, Page 3A              an alternative to capitalism.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               See WIRELESS, Page 3A                                                                                                                                                    “Anyone who wants to contrib-                  See ANARCHISTS, Page 3A

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Feds rule
college erred
in labor case                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  at Chicago
Union wins complaint
against administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Columbia’s Moment                                                                                                                                                                 Brent Lewis THE CHRONICLE

regarding pay reduction                                                                                                                                                                                The Media Production Center, 1632 S. State St., of cially opened Feb. 5, with a ribbon cutting ceremony that included (left to right), Columbia President Warrick L. Carter, Mayor Richard M. Daley, Chairman of
                                                                                                                                                                                                       the Board Allen Turner, 3rd Ward Alderman Patricia Dowell, and Dean of the School of Media Arts, Doreen Bartoni.

by Sam Charles and Drew Hunt                                                                                                                                                                           Student Affairs                                      ShopColumbia and The Student Loop.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Both initiatives are relatively recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            additions to the e orts made by Stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Class                                                their department.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “There has always been lower enroll-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ment in the spring than in the fall,” said
Assistant Campus Editors
                                                                                                                                                                                                       efforts gain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            dent A airs. ShopColumbia was founded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            in October 2008 and The Student Loop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cancellations                                        John Green, chair of the Theater Depart-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               3RD PLACE:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            launched in January 2008.                                                                                   However, the Theater Department this

THE NATIONAL Labor Relations Board has
                                                                                                                                                                                                       national merit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The O ce of Student A airs was rec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ognized with three awards this year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The first was a silver award for Shop-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                less severe                                          semester experienced more class can-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     celations than an average spring, where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     it would expect to lose two or three sec-
officially declared the college to be in
direct violation of federal labor laws.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Student Loop, ShopColumbia
                                                                                                                                                                                                       awarded for outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                       outreach initiatives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Columbia in the category of Career and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Academic Support.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Student Loop won a gold award in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Best in Category and then was award-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                than perceived                                       tions of a class, Green said. The Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Department cancelled 12 classes, all of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     which had other sections available to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a ected students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                by Ciara Shook
  Stemming from a decision made in                                                                                                                                                                     by Benita Zepeda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ed the grand silver award, which means
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            they rank second overall nationally.                Assistant Campus Editor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        As was the case with most of the other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     departments surveyed rarely were entire
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Campus Editor                                          Mark Kelly, vice president of Student                                                                  courses wiped from the Oasis map.
February to reduce four-credit hour                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A airs, said that members in the depart-             THOUGH DEPARTMENTS across campus                       Bonnie Brooks, chair of the Dance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The DePaulia
                                                                                                                                                                                                       COLUMBIA’S STUDENT A airs o        ce has            ment are very excited for both initiatives           experienced more class cancellations for            Department, said her department keeps

                                               Are Illinois politicians
classes to three-credit hours in the Pho-                                                                                                                                                              worked hard to create a sense of commu-              to have received awards.                             the spring 2010 semester than in fall 2009,         a close eye on class enrollment during
                                                                                                                                                                                                       nity at the college, and its e orts have               “As far as we know, this might be the              the cuts weren’t as severe and abnormal             the fall semester to see how the sections
tography Department, the Part-Time Fac-                                                                                                                                                                been recognized through three NASPA
                                                                                                                                                                                                       2010 Excellence Awards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            most successful and innovative digital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            college communication system that’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 as students and faculty may have thought.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Columbia community suspects the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     are filling for spring and what students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     are taking.
ulty Association decided to take action                                                                                                                                                                  NASPA, the National Association of
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Student Personnel Administrators, is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            being read and embraced by the students,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kelly said. “And that’s in the country.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 class cuts could be part of the college expe-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 riencing a drop in enrollment between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “By the end of the semester, with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     exception of incoming students, we have
against the college upon being told it                                                                                                                                                                 nationally recognized organization in
                                                                                                                                                                                                       which roughly 1,400 various institutions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kelly will be presenting at the national
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            convention along with Louise Love, vice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fall 2009 and spring 2010 semesters. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chronicle contacted all 22 departments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a pretty good idea [of what sections will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     not be cancelled],” Brooks said. “We make
would not be consulted in the matter,                                                                                                                                                                  are members.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         This year, Student A airs was recog-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            president of Student A airs, which is                on Columbia’s campus. Of the 11 that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 responded, chairs reported several pos-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     some e ort to see if we can get additional

                                               student friendly?
despite the impact the decision had on                                                                                                                                                                 nized through two di erent initiatives—                                    » SEE AWARDS, PG.7             sible explanations for low enrollment in                                      » SEE CUTS, PG. 8

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Diabetic risks                                                    » SEE PG. 23                                                                    INDEX
adjunct salaries.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               DePaul University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     high among                                                                                                        Results are in               CAMPUS                         2
  Because adjuncts are paid by the credit                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           H&F                           11

hour, the decision by the college effec-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A&C                           17

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    COMMENTARY                    30

tively reduced their pay but maintained                                                                                                                                                                                                    » SEE PG. 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Musical                                                    » SEE PG. 34        METRO                         33
their overall workload.
  According to Joe Laiacona, part-time
instructor in the Interactive Arts and
                                                                                                                                                                      Vladimir Zaytsev THE CHRONICLE
Media Department and current vice
                                              Congressman Mark Kirk led the Republican charge in Illinois by winning the Senate seat once held by Barack Obama. In so doing he edged out Democrat
president of P-Fac, this is in violation of   Alexi Giannoulias, the one-time front-runner
workers rights.
  As mandated by the NLRB, in accor-                                                           higher education funding.                            “In terms of orientation toward                                                  A push for students to complete course evaluations                                                                                                                  » PAGE 36

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             A look at

dance with the National Labor Relations       Voting records of newly                            Budgetary shortfalls in higher educa-            the budget, Quinn is more likely to                                                                                                                                                                        Apple’s latest
Act, the college will now be required to      elected officials hint at                        tion have largely resulted in pressure on          pursue a budget solution that includes                                     THE COLUMBIA                                                                                                                    gadget
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

negotiate the effects the changed credit      college funding possibilities                    tuition and fees to compensate for the             more revenue whereas Brady was
hours will have on adjunct salaries.                                                           lack of funding.                                   strongly committed to trying to
  The credit reduction went into effect
                                              by Darryl Holliday                                 “I think what’s happened is we’ve                deal with this by reducing funding,”
this summer.
                                              Assistant Metro Editor
                                                                                               done a lot of cost shifting away from the          Redfield said.                                         The Of cial News Source of Columbia College Chicago                    April 12, 2010            Volume 45 Number 26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             THE   WEB            

                                                                                               state and toward students and parents,”              He said it’s likely the state will con-
                                              WITH THE state’s political landscape set-        said Kent Redfield, a                                                     tinue to experience
                                              tled for the next four years the direction       professor of political                                                    movement toward
                                              of higher education moves to the front.          science at the Uni-                                                       increasing revenue
     It’s not like the college
   broke the law. Our posi-
                                                 Around half of Illinois’ registered
                                              voters turned out for the Nov. 2 elections,
                                              giving Republicans the Senate seat previ-
                                                                                               versity of Illinois
                                                                                               in Springfield. “Stu-
                                                                                               dents should be very
                                                                                                                               Higher education is
                                                                                                                             of value in and of itself,
                                                                                                                                                                         and continuing
                                                                                                                                                                         budget cuts.
                                                                                                                                                                           “There’s pres-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           through art
   tion was [part-time fac-                   ously held by President Barack Obama.            interested in electing                                                    sure on every-

   ulty] were always getting
                                                 The win by Senator-elect Mark Kirk
                                              (R) brings an end to a mudslinging
                                                                                               people [who] are going
                                                                                               to fix the public educa-
                                                                                                                             there’s no question about                   body,” Redfield
                                                                                                                                                                         said. “Pressure on
   overpaid.”                                 political battle between Kirk and State          tion budget and have          that.”                                      higher education
                                              Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias (D). In              an interest in restor-                                    -Kent Redfield and pressure on
                                              the end, Kirk won with 48 percent of             ing funding for higher                                                    elementary and
                              -Annice Kelly   the vote to Giannoulias’s 46 percent.            education.”                                                               secondary educa-
                                                  The governor’s race was a closer call          Past voting records can be indicative of         tion. We’ve got a serious budget problem,
  Bob Thall, chair of the Photography         and only after several days of delay did         the future of Illinois education.                  and there’s huge pressure on education                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brent Lewis THE CHRONICLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Media Summit hit day two Friday morning with a small panel discussion, moderated by Jeanette Forman (far right), about trends in the way we discover media and broadcast it to the world around us. The
Department, said the college has always       state Sen. Bill Brady (R) concede to Gov.                                                           that results in either cutting services              panel consisted of Jeff Spitz, lmmaker, Sarah Lu of Radio Arte, Amalia Deloney from The Center of Media Justice and Tracy Van Slyke from The Media Consortium all discussing how the media has changed.

maintained the authority to implement         Pat Quinn (D) on Nov. 5.                         THE GOVERNOR                                       or raising property taxes in the public
changes within the curriculum without
having to bargain with the union.
                                                 Quinn has now won his first
                                              full term by a narrow margin over
                                                                                                 This past July, Quinn slashed $96
                                                                                               million from public higher education
                                                                                                                                                    According to Redfield, the parity bet-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Activists, media makers
                                                                                                                                                                                                       gather to discuss forward
                                                                                                                                                                                                       thinking ideas in media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             artists and media makers of our culture.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The event kicked o on April 7 with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a discussion entitled “When Should I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Throw Myself on a Hand-Grenade? The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lakeshore closes its doors
                                                                                                                                                                                                        by Laura Nalin                                       Nature of Morality,” which brought                    Long-ignored nancial                                   unaware of the theater’s financial
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Assistant Campus Editor                              together art, philosophy, neuroscience                issues causes a Chicago                                situation because tickets have been sell-
  “The NLRB confirmed this,” Thall said       his opponent.                                    as part of a $1.4 billion budget cut that          ween funding for higher education                                                                          and social theory to study the nature                 theater to shut down                                   ing better than ever. According to Ritter,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       COLUMBIA STUDENTS, faculty and sta                    of morality. The discussion was led by                                                                       even though the revenue is more than
in an e-mail interview. “We thought this                                                       reduced funding of the Illinois educa-             and secondary schools has all but                    gathered April 7-9 with community news                humanities, history and social sciences               by Brianna Wellen                                      enough to keep day-to-day operations

                                              THE ISSUE
                                                                                                                                                                                                       organizations, media activists, bloggers              faculty member Tom Greif, cultural stud-              Assistant Arts & Culture Editor                        running, not enough money was put
decision should be made by our Curricu-                                                        tion system by more than $300 million.             disappeared in the last decade result-               and independent journalists for “Art,                 ies faculty member Stephen Asma and                                                                                        into the theater when it
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Access & Action: The Moral Imperative,”               University of Illinois at Chicago philoso-             WHEN LAKESHORE The-                                                 was opened. Past debts and
lum Committee and the school based              Though a wide variety of topics                  According to Quinn, Brady’s plan would           ing in inadequate funding for the                    an arts and media summit proposed
                                                                                                                                                                                                       last November.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             phy professor Colin Klein.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Following the April 7 discussion was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ater, 3175 N. Broadway,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    announced on April 1 it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        future growth expenses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        began building up, and it
on educational considerations. Those          were discussed throughout the dura-              have cut even more from higher educa-              Monetary Award Program, which                           The summit was held in the 1104
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. It addressed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the summit kickstart, held 10 a.m. to 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             p.m., in which faculty members, jour-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    was closing, many of its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    shows’ fans believed the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            It was, hands               was Ritter’s own hopeful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        mindset that kept the the-
                                              tion of both races, few relate to the            tion, causing tuition to rise more than                                                                 social justice issues and how activists               nalists, historians and filmmakers gath-                announcement to be a                  down, the best                ater open as long as it has

                      x SEE P-FAC, PG. 7      student body more than the state of              10 percent.                                                         x SEE ELECTION, PG. 40
                                                                                                                                                                                                       have used traditional and new media as
                                                                                                                                                                                                       a tool to bring about social change.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ered to discuss the importance of artists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and how human experiences a ect the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    horrible April Fool’s Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    prank. The abrupt notice              place to perform              been.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           “I suppose a more
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Artwork and photographs from Film
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and Video faculty member Laurie Little’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             choices we make.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Pan Papacosta, science and math fac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    left many fans confused
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and speculating about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          standup in                    responsible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nessman would have

 Health & Fitness               » PG. 11          Arts & Culture                    » PG. 25            Metro                             » PG. 38                INDEX                                course Documenting Social Injustice
                                                                                                                                                                                                       lined the 8th-floor walls along with tables
                                                                                                                                                                                                       of pamphlets from various organizations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ulty member, presented “The Artist as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             an Architect for Social Justice.” In the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             panel, he discussed how each artist has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    whether the news was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    actually true.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      In the days following, it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the city.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         -Marty DeRosa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        announced closing six
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        months ago,” Ritter said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “I have been hanging

                                                                                                                                                                Campus                         2
                                                                                                                                                                                                          The meeting was organized by senior                potential to impact society in a great                 became clear the sudden                                             onto the idea that some-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Film and Video major Kevin Gosztola in                way. His presentation included a slide-                announcement was no joke, and owner                   thing positive would happen for
                                                                                                                                                                                                       partnership with the college’s Critical               show of 80 art pieces including paint-                 Chris Ritter would be shutting the the-               too long.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Encounters program.                                   ings, photographs, films, novels, poetry                ater down due to financial turmoil after                  Acts are booked and tickets are sold

                                                                                                                                                                H&F                           11          Part of Critical Encounters’ mission
                                                                                                                                                                                                       is to create an ongoing dialogue among
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and sculptures he felt conveyed power-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ful messages regarding civil rights and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a final show by Jim Je ries on April 10,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with local comedians performing for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          months in advance, so Ritter never felt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          it was the right time to pull the plug.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       students, sta and faculty regarding what                                                                     last time on April 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       the college community can do as future                                     » SEE SUMMIT, PG. 11                The closure came as a shock to many                                » SEE LAKESHORE, PG. 28
                                                                                                                                                                A&C                           19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            » SEE PG. 13                                                                                                          » SEE PG. 39           INDEX
                                                                                                                               Clock is ticking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       » SEE PG. 20

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Volume 44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          February 9, 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hate crime                                   Mid-year graduates say goodbye to EC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               reported in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Schick Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                           Volume 47 | November 4, 2010                        by eric lutz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Knox College
 SGA and The Leader The Leader goes to Washington:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Campus security is still investigat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing the swastika and messages of hate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               a custodian found Jan. 26 scrawled in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               a Schick Hall bathroom.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The swastika, along with the phras-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               es “white power” and “save Ameri-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ca,” was discovered on a stall in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               men’s room in the lobby of the resi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               dence hall.

 sever their ties
                    Coverage of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s D.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  According to Jeff Kedrowski, di-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               rector of campus security, the fact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               that the rest room is in such a public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               area of the building is an obstacle,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               but that he is trying to “narrow a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 See photo essay on page 4
                    Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               time frame” of when the vandalism

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photo by Jessie Moyemont

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 RD PLACE:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         See HATE on page 6                 eC students graduated at the 139th annual commencement in R.A. Faganel hall on sunday Feb 7.

 The Leader goes independent                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Robotic baby to aid nursing students
 by John Rybinski                               nization Recognition and Training day                                                                                                                                                          Deicke Center receives donation of $50,000 to purchase SimBaby
 staff writer                                   this fall.                                                                                                                                                                                     by john garcia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               opinions editor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “SimBaby will give students a taste of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            what it’s like to take care of a child,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “When learning skills and theory,
                                                   SORT is a compulsory training ses-                                                                                                                                                                                                       said Strom. “They can see what’s nor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            mal and abnormal and respond appro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          students sometimes forget a patient’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          family,” said Congenie. “The simula-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Chronicle
                                                sion for all student organizations in                                                                                                                                                            Elmhurst College’s Nursing Depart-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ment will welcome a new student aid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Students and faculty have Marylin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tions help with the psycho-social aspect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of taking care.”

   The Leader is now functioning as an          which student leaders are taught how                                                                                                                                                           this spring. But unlike the student aids
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of semesters past, this one comes full of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Graber, an Elmhurst resident and EC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            alumna, to thank for the future arrival
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In a world where technology is at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the forefront of education, nursing

 independently funded newspaper after           to keep their organizations running.                                                                                                                                                           microchips and wearing a diaper.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Thanks to a $50,000 donation, EC’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of SimBaby, as she was the sole-provid-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            er of the funds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          students are sharing in the excitement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          with their faculty regarding the future

 negotiations between SGA and the pa-              “We didn’t go to SORT training be-                                                                                                                                                          Deicke Center for Nursing will receive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               a SimBaby, a life-size and realistic ro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “I want every baby to be healthy,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            said Graber, who raised four healthy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          arrival of SimBaby.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Before we were working with in-

 per have failed to yield a compromise,         cause we didn’t feel it was necessary,”                                                                                                                                                        botic infant model used for a hands-on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               approach to nursing education.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            children of her own, one of which is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            currently an adjunct professor in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          animate dummies,” said senior nursing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          major Glen Gomez. “Part of nursing

 according to all parties involved.             added Garcia. “Our business manager                                                                                                                                                              “We are very lucky to be able to have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               such a cutting edge device,” said Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ELSA program. “I believe Elmhurst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            College is a reputable school and they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          education is implementing new tech-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          nology to help us meet our goals for

   This news comes as The Leader’s              has been trained by the business de-                                                                                                                                                           Janice Strom, director of the Deicke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Center for Nursing and head of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will put [SimBaby] to good use.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Overall, SimBaby will provide stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          quality patient care. SimBaby meets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          this criteria.”

                                                partment to handle the things covered

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        North Central College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               nursing department. “Many students           dents with an aspect of learning they           SimBaby will join the nursing depart-
 Editorial Board declined an SGA Ex-                                                                                                                                                                                                           will benefit from the new SimBaby.”          previously couldn’t receive in the class-     ment’s SimMan in the their simulation

 ecutive Board offer to be recognized           in SORT.”                                                                                                                                                                                           SimBaby will allow students to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               check its pulse, monitor its breathing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            room, according to nursing lab coordi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            nator Kari Congenie.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          lab. SimMan is the adult version of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SimBaby and has been named Alan T.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Its more than numbers and tasks the        Jones by the department.
 as a provisional organization on Oct.             The SGA offer would have required                                                                                                                                                           and even use a live defibrillator on it if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               it flatlines. And with the capability of     students are learning,” said Congenie.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “When you live it, you get it.”
 19. SGA also refused a compromise              The Leader to apply for funding as a                                                                                                                                                           various circumstances and conditions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               being programmed into it, SimBaby              During simulations, students will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo courtesy of the elmhurst College nursing Department
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               will help students perfect their skills      put into real-life situations in which
 drafted by both organizations’ faculty         provisional organization instead of ex-                                                                                                                                                        without the risk of hurting anyone, ac-      they have to deal with SimBaby and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 See SIMBABY on page 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           eC nursing students use simMan to improve their medical techniques.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cording to nursing officials.                its parents, usually played by other stu-
 advisers and the chair of the English          isting as a budgeted organization, as
 department.                                    they have operated.                                                                                                                                                                            in this issue
   “SGA acted according to their own               This means that The Leader would
 laws, and the solutions they provided          need to apply for funding through Co-
 us would have been adequate had we             Op or the new SGA allocation board.

 wished to remain a student organiza-              “We are simply following our consti-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3                                                                            14                                                                              19

 tion,” said Leader editor-in-chief John        tution,” said SGA President Liz McAl-                                                                                                                                                                                                         The EC community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   reacts to Haiti
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Author J.D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Salinger died
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ‘Jays take eight of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            last 10

 Garcia. “We are simply taking the di-          lister in an e-mail to The Leader, adding
 rection that we feel is in the best inter-     that SGA’s actions are accountable to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HONORABLE MENTION:
 est of The Leader.”                            the Board of Trustees.
   These proposals marked continued                Jake Scott, news editor for The
 negotiations between the two after The
 Leader failed to attend Student Orga-                  See LEADER on page 6
                                                                                                                                                      See stories on pages 3, 4, 12-13

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo by Megan Kirby
                                                                                            Rally attendees gathered with signs and costumes on the national Mall for Jon stewart and stephen Colbert’s Oct. 30 Rally to Restore sanity and/
                                                                                            or Fear.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Volume 44

                                                                                            EC students, staff visit White
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  April 13, 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               EC students react to Chief of Cherokee Nation

                                                                                            House for interfaith training
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               new grading system speaks at Elmhurst College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Changes to take effect fall 2011;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               500 angry students form Facebook
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Olivet Nazarene University
                                                                                            by kenzie Dillion                                group said was designed to inspire pos-           need to know more about it and talk             by jessica noble and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               lauren dixon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ask questions themselves.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              One member, not affiliated with
                                                                                            staff writer                                     itive change on college campuses.                 to everybody that’s involved with that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               staff writer and news editor                 Elmhurst College, identified as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “an educator in another state,:

                                                                                                                                                “I think that there’s a lot more that          melting pot,” Harley said.                        “Everyone’s GPA is going to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               drop once this is implemented.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            said that the new system is “ri-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            diculous” and “appauling” [sic]

                                                                                                                                             we can do [about interfaith work], and              According to the group, the training            “Part of the reason I chose to go
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to Elmhurst College was because
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and that Elmhurst College should
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “listen to the outcry” of the stu-

                                                                                              Two Elmhurst College students trav-            that we will do,” said Harley.                    sessions, which brought students from           it didn’t have this type of grading

                                                                                            eled to the White House on Oct. 22                  “With the administration backing               104 different colleges, gave them the             “Students will drop out of col-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               lege because of this.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I believe many peo-
                                                                                            to undergo interfaith training along-            us I think that if we don’t take action           opportunity to network with other stu-            As a result of the implementa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tion of the new plus-minus grad-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ple are upset because
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the change seemed
                                                                                            side 150 other students and staff from           now it will be a wasted opportunity,”             dents and staff about interfaith work.          ing system for fall 2011, nearly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               500 disgruntled Elmhurst College                    to go forward without
                                                                                            colleges around the country, spurring            she added.                                          “I was so inspired after going there          students became members of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Facebook group called “Elmhurst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a large majority of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     student population
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo by Jessie Moyemont
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Chadwick “Corntassel” smith, the Principal Chief of the Cherokee nation, speaks at the schade Lecture on March 25.

                                                                                            conversation attendees said, “needs to              With its mantra “Better Together,”             and learning everything we did,” said           Students Against the New Grading
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Policy,” created March 23 to serve                    knowing about the                     by crystal lynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           staff writer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           talked about “Rebuilding the                     Civilization: Lessons for all Gov-
                                                                                            happen.”                                         the Interfaith Institute was organized            Harley, who came back “buzzing with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               as a forum to vent their anger and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               confusion.                                                                                                                                           “
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     We’re not the sto-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Although America has a history
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of violating its treaties with Indi-
                                                                                              Junior Sarah Zalisko and sophomore                                                                                                                 “I believe many people are upset                    Pat Brambert                            Showing respect to America and
                                                                                                                                             by the Chicago non-profit Interfaith              ideas.”                                         because the change seemed to go
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      EC freshman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the Indian nations was the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and last order of business at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   rybook people that’s                     ans, Smith emphasized the spirit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of “ga-du-gi”—a Cherokee phrase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               forward without a large majority
                                                                                            Rachel Harley, both members of EC’s              Youth Core and promotes the idea that               “I didn’t think we would have had so          of the student population know-                                                             March 25 Rudolf G. Schade Lec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ture Series in Hammerschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  seen on TV. We’re not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   those people. We’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            which means “coming together to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            work for the the greater good.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing about the change,” said cre-
                                                                                            interfaith Spiritual Life Council, trav-         people of different religious identities          many connections made,” she said.               ator of the group and EC fresh-                Despite the students’ efforts in             Chapel. Indian guests honored
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           both governments in an opening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          real.”                              The two most important things
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            he wanted the audience to remem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               man Pat Brambert. “Also, most                creating the group, Tipton shares
                                                                                            eled to the nation’s capital with Ron            are better working together.                        Harley added that a lot of the sessions       students were not able to see the            that student representatives on                and closing flag processional ob-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           servance accompanied by ceremo-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mike Pamonicutt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ber when they left the chapel was,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Indians and Cherokees, particu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               rationale behind the decision and            Student Government Association                                                                         Menominee flag
                                                                                            Beauchamp, director of the Niebuhr                  “It’s important because we have so                                                             the research done to support the             had several opportunities to at-               nial drumming and song.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            larly, are not a people of the past;
                                                                   Photo by emily Mohney                                                                                                            See INTERFAITH on page 4                   change.”                                     tend the academic counsel, where                 After the opening ceremonies,                                                                  they’re a people of the future.”

 Without funding from elmhurst College, a Leader staff member continues to work.
                                                                                            Center, to attend training sessions the          much diversity here in America that we                                                              The vote, 47 against and 57 for            faculty members have been dis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cussing the potential grading scale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Elmhurst College President Alan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ray introduced Chadwick “Corn-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the change, occurred March 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               with faculty stating that it “does           change over the last two years.                tassel” Smith, Principal Chief                                                                             See CHIEF on page 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This is combated by a common                 of the Cherokee Nation. Smith                   Cherokee Nation as a Society and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               not change the overall average
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               GPA significantly” and that it will          concern on the group, with one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               be “easier to give students the              student stating that what angers               and impossible to calculate.                     are still confused about which ma-               them,” Brambert said.

 in this issue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               grade they truly earn.”                      her “is the administration’s in-                 Tipton said that “the plus-minus               jors would change required grades                  Tipton said “the faculty is con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Vice President for Academic                sistence to continually enact new              grading scales gives grades with                 to progress through their respec-                cerned about grade inflation and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Affairs and Dean of the Faculty,             policies over the heads of the stu-            more precision.” She compared                    tive requirements,” said Bram-                   that grades given here are too
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Alzada Tipton, said that students            dent body with under the table                 students who earn a high B vers-                 bert.                                            high,” which they feel that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               will not find her “strolling on Fa-          dealings” and also the “inability              es a low B and the difficulty for                  Tipton noted that “different                   grading scale will help avoid.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cebook” and the group’s effort is            of the so-called Student Govern-               faculty to give both students the                majors have different rules” such                  She added that on April 16, in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               not a “substantiative channel” to            ment Association to have any say               same grade. This, she added, will                as the state requirements in edu-                formation regarding eligibility for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               express their concerns to adminis-           or wherewithal to change what the              “more accurately reflect the qual-               cation and the current grading                   scholarships and athletics and how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tration.                                     majority of students oppose.”                  ity of students’ work.”                          policies in nursing. However, she                students will be affected by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “I feel that while Facebook                  Tipton expressed that many stu-                Despite some of the common                     added, “one thing we built in to                 new grading scale will be avail-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               should not be considered as an offi-         dents’ outrage toward that change              concerns on the group page,                      this is students who earn a C- in                able.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cial forum concerning the change,            is the result of misinformation such           Tipton said that the new system                  an education class have the right
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the administration will definitely           as the rumored fears of the admin-             should have “very little effect on               to take a class over again.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               benefit from seeing what students            istration retroactively changing               GPA.”                                              “Many feel that while some stu-                    This week’s editorial is on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               have to say,” said Brambert. “The            previous grades the students earn.               “Some common issues that stu-                  dents can benefit from the change,                 subject of the new grading sys-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               group itself was more of a vehicle           Tipton added that this is not true             dents talk about in the group in-                the new system targets consistent                  tem. Check it out on page 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for students to meet with staff and          for it would be both “unethical”               volve clarity of the change. Some                A students and will only harm

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “The creepiest part was the bloody clowns peeking out from behind the ‘pee here, not there’ sign, not because I’m afraid of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         29 OCT               clowns, but because I’m afraid of the creep behind the mask lurking around a public restroom.” Lauren Rochester, Voice 1

Bradley Scout                      Libby Hagemeyer
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                                                                    2010                                                  junior Linzi Salant, A10, on practicing her religion on campus.
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Columbia College Chicago           Roosevelt University             Bradley’s recycling
                                                                    program is growing this
                                                                                                             Members of the men’s basketball team enter the arena during Hoopla on the Hilltop last wekend.                                   photo by Adam Moulton

                                                                                                             BY JACKSON ADAMS
                                                                                                             of the Scout
                                                                                                                                                  and then returned to her apart-
                                                                                                                                                  ment. While watching a DVD, she
                                                                                                                                                  noticed he appeared to be sweat-
                                                                                                                                                                                            and the school as a whole.
                                                                                                                                                                                               “Overall, I think we’re doing
                                                                                                                                                                                            pretty well,” said Bobby Parker,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mate, it’s tough, but this scenario
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  is particularly hard for all of us,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  said Elvis Dominguez, head base-        ALSO INSIDE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the war as soon as he saw what a mess it was there. Before he left, he thanked us for protesting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BY MICHELLE GELTNER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “   He told us that there was no water or electricity in Baghdad and he stopped supporting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       war started nine years ago to pro-    got mooned a couple of times.                     “
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    was extra supportive. He told us
                                                                                                                Junior baseball player Phil       ing, gagging and bloated. After           associate athletic director of com-   ball coach. “Our team is dealing                                                of the Scout                         test,” said Ryan, president of the    Orange juice and soda have been        that there was no water or electric-
                                                                    ALSO INSIDE                              Kaiser died of an undiagnosed        phoning for emergency help at             munication. “It’s obviously a dif-    with it with a little more diffi-                                                                                    PAPN. “Even when it’s freezing        thrown at us too. People are a lot     ity in Baghdad and he stopped
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                                                                                                             heart condition early Monday         2:07 a.m., Kaiser was pronounced          ficult time. It’s harder to imagine   culty.”                                                                            If you drive through the          cold and snowing we still come        more supportive now though. We         supporting the war as soon as

    RD                                                              Renaissance...
                                                                                                                Kaiser, a communication
                                                                                                                                                  dead at Methodist Medical Center
                                                                                                                                                  at 2:51.
                                                                                                                                                                                            a more difficult situation than a
                                                                                                                                                                                            student athlete passing. Phil had
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dominguez said Kaiser had a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  real presence with the team and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MyBU may receive another face-lift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  University and Main Street inter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  section on a Saturday afternoon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  chances are you’ll be prompted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       out here to protest that war.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          During the first few years of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             get a lot of support from people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             who drive by.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    he saw what a mess it was there.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Before he left, he thanked us for
                                                                                                             major with a focus on advertis-         The loss of Kaiser has affected        such a warm and gravitating per-      managed to develop a connection         to declutter the portal                                                      PAPN’s existence, people weren’t         Sometimes support comes from        protesting.”
                                                                    Coliseum. That’s the name of the         ing, had attended church with his    not only the baseball team, but           sonality.”                                                                                                            to “Honk if you want peace!” by      very supportive of their cause,       unexpected people – like soldiers.        One of the major reasons the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  former FBI agent Jack Ryan and       PAPN member Tonya Sneed said.            “Soldiers come by and talk          PAPN is protesting the war is

The Alestle Staff
                                                                    university’s new arena. Administrators   girlfriend, junior Noelle Dehler,    the entire athletic department               “Anytime you lose a team-                      see KAISER Page A15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the rest of the Peoria Area Peace       “We didn’t get a lot of sup-       to us quite a bit,” Sneed said.        because of what is happening to
                                                                    hope it’s a temporary one. A11                                                                                                                                                                                                                Network.                             port in the beginning,” she said.     “They’re always very respectful.       the civilians in the Middle East.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “We’ve been out here every        “Sometimes people would yell          One time a soldier with post trau-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Saturday since the second Gulf       really dumb stuff, and we even        matic stress disorder came by and                see PROTEST Page A11

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                                                                   WEEKEND WEATHER                           BY PAT OLDENDORF                     Homecoming, I honestly didn’t             projects, and Leno loves cars. One    Leno signed both vehicles, talk-       WEEKEND WEATHER
                                                                                                             of the Scout                         think of it until I found out he’d        is a formula race car and the other   ed shop with the students and
                                                                     Today             68°
                                                                                       52°     a                Stephen Brodkin had heard
                                                                                                             about Jay Leno’s obsession with
                                                                                                                                                  be meeting with us,” Brodkin, a
                                                                                                                                                  senior mechanical engineering
                                                                                                                                                  major, said. “The only interest I
                                                                                                                                                                                            is a lightweight urban vehicle,
                                                                                                                                                                                            which is ultra-light weight and
                                                                                                                                                                                            designed for efficiency in an urban
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cracked a few jokes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “While we were waiting at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  arena for his arrival, you could
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Today             53°
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             37°     a            BY MICHELLE GELTNER                  formed exploratory committee          pus would enhance the pres-               One of the reasons the fea-

SIU, Edwardsville
                                                                                                             cars before last weekend.            had in him was that I knew he was         commute.                              definitely feel the nerves in the                                               of the Scout                         made up of representatives from       tige and national recognition of       sibility of a law school is being
                                                                     Saturday 63°
                                                                              54°              i                But he’s not really into stand
                                                                                                             up comedy, so the late night funny
                                                                                                             man’s show wasn’t a huge attrac-
                                                                                                                                                  supposedly a gear head.”
                                                                                                                                                     Leno visited with Brodkin –
                                                                                                                                                  who pointed out he rather enjoyed
                                                                                                                                                                                                “We found out [about a week]
                                                                                                                                                                                            before he was here that he’d be
                                                                                                                                                                                            meeting with us,” Morris said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  room,” said Curtis Brackett, also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a senior mechanical engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  major. “But the second he walked
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Saturday 63°
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    38°              a               Bradley may be welcoming a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  law school on campus sometime
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the faculty, administration and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       student body to investigate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       feasibility of opening a law school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bradley,” she said. “Therefore,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             this would increase the value of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             all of our university’s programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    researched is because of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    immense amount of student inter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    est, Vertuno said.
                                                                    Sunday              67°
                                                                                        53°    h
                                                                   Weather forecasts are according to the
                                                                                                             tion for him.
                                                                                                                At least not until he found out
                                                                                                             he’d be meeting with Hollywood’s
                                                                                                             best-known car collector.
                                                                                                                                                  Leno’s act – and 17 of his class-
                                                                                                                                                  mates last weekend before he took
                                                                                                                                                  the stage in the arena.
                                                                                                                                                     The reason?
                                                                                                                                                                                            “He walked in and went directly
                                                                                                                                                                                            over to the students. He was one of
                                                                                                                                                                                            the team. He blended in. We were
                                                                                                                                                                                            just talking cars.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  into the room, he went straight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  over to the two teams involved …
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  asking numerous questions about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  our vehicles and telling us about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sunday              56°
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              40°    a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Weather forecasts are according to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in the future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Bradley is, in fact, consider-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ing opening a law school,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pre-Law Center Director Maria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The addition of a law school on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       campus would benefit more than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       just law students, Vertuno said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and degrees. A law school has the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             potential to provide our gradu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ates with a portable skill set use-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ful in numerous fields, not just the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “There has been tremendous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    interest expressed by our students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for a law school,” she said. “I cur-

                                                                                                                “When I found out Leno               The class, taught by Martin                The entire conversation lasted                                                National Weather Service
                                                                        National Weather Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vertuno. “I am chairing a recently      “Having a law school on cam-       practice of law.”
                                                                                                             was going to be visiting for         Morris, built cars for their senior       about 30 minutes, during which                      see LENO Page A15                                                                                                                                                                                   see LAW Page A11

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The Loyola Phoenix                  n 1893, what is now Chicago’s 20th Ward was the

Loyola University
                                    landscape for the famous Chicago World’s Fair,
                                    which gave a look at the flourishing city and all its
                               grandeur, but it has since become one of the most impov-

                                                                                                                            3 rd place:
                               erished and crime-ridden neighborhoods in Chicago.
                               Now, a Columbia alumnus is attempting to change the

                               ward, making it safer for residents, helping the youth and
                               creating more opportunities for those who call it home.

                                                                                                                            Genevieve Bonadonna
                                 Che “Rhymefest” Smith announced on Oct. 21 he would
                               run for alderman in the 20th Ward in the upcoming Feb.
                               22 election.The announcement was made at a press con-
                               ference held at Exclusively Yours Auto Spa, 5820 S. State
                               St. Smith is challenging incumbent alderman, Willie B.

                                                                                                                            The Xavierite
                               Cochran, for the seat on Chicago’s City Council.

honorable mention:
Leslie Bolin, Sarah Griffith                We need to be
                                           an example of the
                                                                                                                            Saint Xavier University
                                           change we talk
The Flyer                                  about.”            -Che “Rhymfest” Smith

Lewis University                 Cochran has been in o ce since 2007, but Smith said
                               he believes it is time for the South Side community to go
                               in a new direction.
                                                                                                                            honorable mention:
                                                                                                                            Mari Grigaliunus
                                 Smith,who co-wrote the song “Jesus Walks” with Kanye
                               West which won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Song in
                               2005,is a third generation resident of the Woodlawn neigh-
                               borhood, one of the areas making up the 20th Ward. The

                                                                                                                            The Loyola Phoenix
                               ward also contains pieces of other neighborhoods, includ-
                               ing Englewood, Back of the Yards and Washington Park.
                                  One reason Smith decided to seek o ce is so he
                               could help provide a safe environment for his children
                               growing up.

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                                 “My son wants to play in the park across the street,
                               but because I can’t go out there and supervise him at the
                               moment, he has to be a prisoner in his own home,” Smith
                               said. “When we were young, we could go out and not only
                               ride our bikes through the park but the whole city. How
                               did it come to a place where my son can’t go in the park
                               to play without me having to sit there watching him?”
                                 If elected, he plans on incorporating his music career
                               into the community to help children have an outlet of
                               expression they might not have otherwise.
                                 “[I’m] going to be doing weekly youth rap sessions,”
                               Smith said. “We’re going to bring in youth from the com-
                               munity and allow them to express the vision of how they
                               want to live, the kind of neighborhood they want to live

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The DePaulia                 SIU, Edwardsville      Lewis University            SIU, Edwardsville
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Bradley University           Roosevelt University

                                                    3 RD pLAcE:
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                                                    University of Chicago

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Saint Xavier University
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Sara Nolan                                                       Darryl Holliday
The Loyola Phoenix                                               The Columbia Chronicle                                                                                        Esprit
Loyola University Chicago                                        Columbia College                                                                                                                          de
                                                                 Chicago                                                                                                                                               Faculty wonder whether a business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       mentality is steering the University's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              research focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       by Asher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MATT BOGEN/GREY      CITY

                                                                                                        or a university to be considered            and faculty interest becomes an afterthought.              as simply the Milton Friedman Institute in 2008.        the Chicago Public Schools. The Institutes run
                                                                                                        great these days, it must have both         According to professors Janet Johnson and                  CORES’s outcries spurred the first full meeting         Chinese language training centers funded by the
                                                                                                        great teachers and a great deal of          Cornell Fleischer, who both signed the petition,           of the faculty in 14 years, an annual event that        government of China. They have been called an
                                                                                                        money. Its administrators must              Martha Merritt, a study abroad administrator, told         had fallen by the wayside. The group was con-           organ of propaganda by Sweden’s Parliament and
                                                                                          weigh the research needs of its faculty with the          NELC faculty this summer that a wealthy donor              cerned that the Institute was created mainly as a       Canada’s intelligence agency, and in 2007, faculty
                                                                                          financial needs of the corporation. But a group of        had provided funds for a study abroad program in           fundraising tool, to capitalize on the recent death     at the University of Pennsylvania voted against a
                                                                                          University of Chicago faculty claim that too much         Cairo. The program seemed to have been directed            of Milton Friedman. “I think that signaled to us        proposed Confucius Institute on their campus.
                                                                                          of University administrators’ time and resources          by the donor’s wishes, though Merritt and NELC             the University’s aggressive interest in fundraising        The U of C’s Confucius Institute was approved
                                                                                          are spent attending to the bottom line—that there         chairman Theo van den Hout are adamant this                and its willingness to function in a novel fashion,     without ever coming to a faculty-wide vote, but
                                                                                          is a new, structural hunger for money that seems          was not the case. The faculty took umbrage at the          creating academic units and programs for their          Zimmer and Rosenbaum discussed it with a com-
                                                                                          to leave faculty’s interests by the wayside.              fact that it hadn’t been consulted on the program’s        fundraising appeal,” said religion professor Bruce      mittee of faculty from the East Asian Languages
                                                                                             At the heart of the matter is the fear that the        direction until what seemed like the eleventh hour.        Lincoln (Ph.D. ’77), a CORES leader, in a recent        and Civilizations Department before giving it the
                                                                                          administration no longer shares the faculty’s val-        “The University of Chicago calls itself a university       interview.                                              go-ahead; a June press release said it will be run by
                                                                                          ues, especially after a vocal protest two years ago       that is run by its faculty. If that’s true, then faculty      There were public protests, panel discussions        a number of University administrators. Professor
                                                                                          against the controversial Milton Friedman Institute       should be involved in major discussions of things          between prominent economics professors and              Donald Harper, who has since taken the chair-
                                                                                          produced few results. It is born of a feeling that the    like this,” said Johnson, who also said she didn’t         CORES co-chairs, and a closed meeting of                manship of the Center of East Asian Studies, said
                                                                                          University Senate, which represents faculty, can’t        think administrators acted in bad faith.                   the University Senate, as the collected faculty         the discussion with faculty was meant to vet the
                                                                                          or won’t exercise the power it is given. “I think this       Though the program was soon changed on                  is known. CORES wanted Zimmer to put the                proposal more than offer final approval. “It wasn’t
                                                                                          is a University that’s more responsible to its faculty    the advice of faculty, the move came just a few            Institute’s establishment to a vote; instead, there     as if it was on the vote of the China Committee
                                                                                          than most, but the idea that we are a faculty-run         months after the petition that alleged that money          was a compromise—an addendum to the name                that it happened,” said Harper, who also signed
                                                                                          university with some kind of democratic structure         has undue influence on University decisions. “The          that clarified its research-oriented mission. Yet the   the CORES petition, though he did not discuss it
                                                                                          and where major policy issues percolate upward            administration is quite frank in saying that [the          name change didn’t allay CORES’s concerns.              or corporatization with Grey City.
                                                                                          from the Faculty Senate” is a fiction, English pro-       Cairo program] was not going to happen without                The allegation of corporatization is a seri-            Lincoln described such discussions of adminis-
                                                                                          fessor W.J.T. Mitchell said.                              a donor,” Fleischer said, “and that doesn’t neces-         ous one at a school whose president often touts         tration-backed initiatives with groups most closely
                                                                                             President Robert Zimmer and Provost Thomas             sarily sound very good to those of us who are              its longstanding guarantee of an environment            concerned as “theater of consent,” meaning con-
                                                                                          Rosenbaum defended the way the University is              concerned about the galloping corporatization of           where academics can argue unimpeded. In a               versations held more to produce the impression of
                                                                                          run at length in a June letter to faculty. In an inter-   University life and governance.”                           long response to CORES’s complaints, Zimmer             accord than to generate alternatives or create real
                                                                                          view yesterday, Zimmer expressed confidence in               Signed by 174 faculty members, or about eight           and Rosenbaum—both U of C professors as                 compromise. These displays are a way of glossing
                                                                                          the way his administration makes decisions and            percent of the faculty, the June petition was              well—asserted the need for faculty involvement          over dissent while being able to note that admin-
                                                                                          faith that they are made for the right reasons. “We       released after months of bad feeling over the              in University governance while defending recent         istrators received input on contentious issues,
                                                                                          are in a constant effort, and we need to be in a          establishment of the Milton Friedman Institute for         investment decisions. “Our donors support our           Lincoln said. However, administrators always
                                                                                          constant effort, to make sure that this is the place      Research in Economics (MFIRE). The petition,               work because they believe in the values of the          maintain the importance of input received from
                                                                                          that faculty can do their best work. That’s a huge        released by a faculty group called the Committee           University of Chicago and want to enable us to          any group during decision-making processes.
                                                                                          piece of the University’s responsibility,” Zimmer         for Open Research on Education and Society                 achieve our highest aspirations,” they wrote on            Another major concern for CORES is the redi-
                                                                                          said.                                                     (CORES), called MFIRE part of the trend                    June 9. “These donors understand the importance         rection of University resources away from Ph.D.
                                                                                             But faculty aren’t so sure the University is liv-      toward corporatization: “We would hate to think            of academic freedom and the essential role of           programs and towards undergraduate programs,
                                                                                          ing up to that promise. Many concerns over the            that the University’s evident fixation on financial        unfettered inquiry. This University has stood firm-     professional schools, and one-year, terminal M.A.
                                                                                          corporatization of the University were outlined           assets and its desire to exploit the Friedman brand        ly on the principle that such external support must     programs like the Masters of Arts Program in the
                                                                                          in a petition circulated among faculty in May. It         name for fund-raising purposes would lead it to            never direct or limit our intellectual pursuits.”       Humanities (MAPH), Masters of Arts Program
                                                                                          argued the University’s intellectual life has been        neglect its most valuable assets—its students, fac-           But MFIRE is only one part of CORES’s                in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), and Master of
                                                                                          corrupted by certain administrative actions. “The         ulty and staff—while committing itself to a project        scattered constellation of evidence that purports       Science in Financial Mathematics.
                                                                                          University becomes an instrument through which            whose very name reinforces a narrow, retrograde,           to show the influence of the corporate on the              The University of Chicago of the 1970s was
                                                                                          other kinds of actors—some well-intentioned, and          and now demonstrably failed set of social and              University. They say another donor, the Chinese         a more informal, less bureaucratic place with
                                                                                          some decidedly not—seek to advance their own              economic policies,” the petition said.                     government, will play an even more active role          a much different way of thinking about its
                                                                                          pet projects and interests,” the petition said.              A collaboration between the Economics                   in directing the curriculum of Chinese language         students—especially undergraduates, who made
                                                                                             A recent flash point in the Near Eastern               Department, the Booth School, and the Law                  study at the University. China backs the U of           up a much smaller proportion of the population.
                                                                                          Languages and Civilizations (NELC) department             School, the Milton Friedman Institute for                  C’s recently established Confucius Institute, one       But the school changed in the 1990s, when an
                                                                                          exemplifies this alleged change in mission—where          Reasearch in Economics is so named because                 of over 300 set up around the world, including          analysis of University finances by President Hugo
                                                                                          fundraising for a faculty project takes precedence        CORES organized in opposition to its founding              one at the University of Michigan and one in            Sonnenschein led him to conclude that enroll-

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Columbia College Chicago          Roosevelt University

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Halpin, Erik Rodriguez            The Alestle
The Columbia Chronicle            SIU, Edwardsville
Columbia College Chicago
24   non-dailies oVer 4,000

1st place (pictured):
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The Columbia Chronicle
Columbia College Chicago

2 nd place:
Darren Leow
Chicago Maroon
University of Chicago

3 rd place:
Lenny Gilmore
The Columbia Chronicle
Columbia College Chicago

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SIU, Edwardsville          Roosevelt University        DePaul University       SIU, Edwardsville

2 nd place:                honorable mention:          2 nd place:             honorable mention:
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Bradley University         Loyola University Chicago   Roosevelt University    Bradley University

3 rd place:                                            3 rd place:
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The Journal                                            The Columbia
UI at Springfield                                      Chronicle
                                                       Columbia College
2010 ICPA

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                                                              Lessons beyond their majors                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              banned                                     Nation's oldest TKE                                                                                                     News

Katy Sutcliffe, Anna Meier      Jake Scott, Jon Reiman                                                    program prepares students for life
                                                                                                          beyond the college world, whether
                                                                                                          that be in the workforce, in graduate
                                                                                                          school, as a performing artist or as a
                                                                                                                                                       writing and minored in history,
                                                                                                                                                       currently works for ASC Commu-
                                                                                                                                                       nications as a writer for one of their
                                                                                                                                                       trade magazines, “Becker’s Ortho-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Knox Student and as an editor
                                                                                                                                                                                                   for "Catch". It was an undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                   experience that left her surprised
                                                                                                                                                                                                   about where she ended up.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               have a job at all.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Lots of people I’ve been talk-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing to haven’t been able to find
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               jobs they want,” she said. “It’s a real
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              after arrest                               house catches fire
The Knox Student                The Leader                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for battery
                                                              By Katy Sutcliffe                           post-baccalaureate student.                  pedic and Spine Review.”                         “I had no idea where I’d end up        struggle.”
                                                              Co-News Editor                                   The importance of an under-                  “I talk to doctors about or-           when I graduated Knox. I wanted to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Courtesy of Netsie Tjirongo
                                                                                                          graduate institution was realized by         thopedic surgery and write articles         work on doing a professional job,           The in-between job
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Oct. 3 incident on cam-                                                                                                                                                                APA marches in
                                                                                                          Laura Miller ’10, when she found             all day,” Miller said. “I learn stuff I     where most of my responsibilities                According to the New York
                                                                   With several hundred of its
                                                                                                          her first job.                               never thought I would be learning           had to do with writing,” she said.          Times, the unemployment rate in                                pus grounds leaves two                                                                                                                                                                    Chicago rally
                                                              students preparing to graduate in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              students injured                                                                                                                                                                               page 6

Knox College                    Elmhurst College
                                                              June, the effectiveness of the institu-          “When I did my first phone in-          about.”                                     Beyond that, however, Miller went           September remained around nine
                                                              tion at preparing them for life after
                                                              Knox is of interest to many seniors.
                                                                                                          terview, my boss looked up Knox,”
                                                                                                          Miller said. “He said it was a factor
                                                                                                                                                            Miller was involved in extra-
                                                                                                                                                       curricular activities at Knox as well.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   into her job search without any
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ideas of what she’d being doing and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               percent, leaving recent college grad-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               uates to face even more competition                            By Annie Zak                                                                                                                                                       Mosaic
                                                              This three-part series will examine         in me being hired.”                          A member of Mortar Board, she               had no healthcare background.               in the job market.                                             Editor-in-chief
                                                              how well Knox’s undergraduate                    Miller, who majored in creative         also served as the Editor-in-chief for           She considered herself lucky to                    see Life After Knox, page 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *Name has been changed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   At 12:30 a.m. on Sunday,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Budget                                                        Oct. 3, the Campus Safety log
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              shows report of a battery that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              was handled by the Office of

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                feels the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Student Development. On the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              same evening, Knox freshman

2   nd
         place:                 3   rd
                                         place (tie):
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              John Donald was arrested for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              two counts of battery. The vic-                                                                                                                                    John Williams/TKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tims were two female Knox stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dents.                                                                                                                                                                   Symphony's 59th season
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Donald is now banned from                                                                                                                                                          page 10

Jesse Pinho                     Anna Seifert, Abbey Smith,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the Knox campus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Projected deficit larger                                           Sara*, one of the victims of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                than past years                                               battery, said, “It actually wasn’t                                                                                                                                 Sports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              at TKE, it was on the grass be-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                By Gretchen Walljasper                                        tween TKE [Tau Kappa Epsilon]

Wheaton Record
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Knox Student

                                Jenna Markowski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and Beta [Theta Pi houses}.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   It was the evening of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Knox is expected to break a                             TKE Lucid party. Sara said that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10-year trend of balanced bud-                                her friend, Laura*, had dropped
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                gets.                                                         a part of her cell phone in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Unlike other schools, Knox                              grass around the deck in the

Wheaton College                 The Chronicle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                has a “dynamic budget process,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              back of the TKE house. When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                according to Tom Axtell, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Laura went down to look for it,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vice President for Finance and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sara said, “[Donald] was kissing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Administrative Services. In this                                                                                                                                                                                                                           John Williams/TKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on her neck and she said ‘no,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                process, the Board approves an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              this isn’t funny.’ He picked her                                                                                                                                                        Volleyball plays
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                unbalanced budget and everyone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           for St. Jude

                                North Central College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                works to balance the budget by                                up and threw her to the ground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the end of the year.                                          and got on top of her.”                                                                                                                                                                         page 18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Every department is given a                                  Both Sara and the police
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                budget and asked to save money
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                wherever possible. Knox has got-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              report for this incident men-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tioned that Laura and Donald
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              were friends. The police report
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Local rally
                                                              Ben Reeves/TKS                                                                                                                                                                    ten rid of disincentives to save
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                money. In many other schools,                                 also stated, “When [Laura] told
                                                              A small part of the hundreds of thousands gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to watch the proceedings of the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on jumbotrons on
                                                              Saturday, Oct. 30.                                                                                                                                                                departments which do not use all                              him to stop, he picked her up

                                                              Knox students restore the sanity                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Rep. Hare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of their money find their budget                              and slammed her down on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                reduced the next year. The op-                                ground [...] and unbuttoned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                posite is true at Knox, where re-                             the top of [her] shorts.” It also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                wards are given to departments                                stated that Donald was sitting
                                                              Rally to Restore Sanity                     was a call for moderation, reason-           that I was—not necessarily sharing          and perhaps eczema.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                who save money.                                               on her foot, which was broken                                                                                                                                      Galesburg rally draws lo-
                                                              draws 215,000 to Wash-                      ableness and sanity on the part              the same political views, but the                 Hundreds of thousands of                                                                             before the battery occurred.
                                                                                                          of Stewart, with Colbert playing             same opinion that maybe discus-             people traveled to the National                    Although this process is                                                                                                                                                                                                   cal supporters and other
                                                              ington, D.C.                                                                                                                                                                      unique, Axtell said, “It works                                     “He slapped her in the face,”
                                                                                                          counterpoint, encouraging fear               sion is better than yelling at each         Mall on the day of the rally, includ-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                for us.” Knox has balanced their                              Sara said. “No one had stepped                                                                                                                                     Democratic candidates
                                                                                                          and divisiveness.                            other.”                                     ing multiple groups of students                                                                            in because they were always to-
                                                              By Ben Reeves                                    “I thought it was a great ex-                Stewart called for exactly that        from Knox. On the day of the rally           budget every year for the past ten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 By Charlie Gorney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                years.                                                        gether and [everyone] thought
                                                              Co-Mosaic Editor                            perience. I was skeptical to begin           kind of mentality in the press: “If         itself, the D.C. Metro was filled                                                                                                               John Williams/TKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Knox Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This year, however, the bud-                            they were just playing around.”
                                                                                                          with and didn’t know how many                we amplify everything, we hear              with people, and lines for Metro                                                                                                                Galesburg firefighters Randy Hovind, Gary Nelson and Joseph Brignall work to put out the fire on the top floor of Tau Kappa
                                                                   Around 215,000 people (CBS)                                                                                                                                                  get may not be balanced. Axtell                               Sara said that after seeing Don-
                                                                                                          people were going to be there, and           nothing. There are terrorists and           tickets extended through stations,                                                                                                              Epsilon fraternity house on 160 W. South St. at Knox College on Friday, Oct. 15.                                                   In an attempt to bolster Con-
                                                              gathered at the National Mall in                                                                                                                                                  said that at this time last year the                          ald slap Laura, she knew that
                                                                                                          I didn’t really know how enjoy-              racists and Stalinists and theocrats        leading some to seek other means                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              gressman Phil Hare (D-Rock
                                                              Washington, D.C. on Saturday for                                                                                                                                                  projected deficit was $1.4 million,                           there was a problem.
                                                                                                          able it was going to be,” senior A.J.        but those are titles that must be           of reaching downtown, such as                                                                                                                   Student issued                            According to a police report                   Only once Campus Safety              Island) against Republican chal-
                                                              The Rally to Restore Sanity and/                                                                                                                                                  but this year it is $2.5 million.                                  When Sara went over to
                                                                                                          Shule said, “It was nice to be out           earned [....] The press is our im-          cabs.                                                                                                                                                                                     from the Galesburg Police De-             officer David Rayborn arrived             lenger Bobby Schilling in the Nov.
                                                              or Fear held by satirists Jon Stew-         there with so many people who                mune system. If we overreact to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the two in order to help Laura,      administrative ticket                                                                                                         2 election, Senator Dick Durbin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             partment, senior Bobby Cas-               at TKE was he manually able to
                                                              art and Steven Colbert. The rally           were kind of the same thinking               everything we actually get sicker—                                 See Rally, page 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     See Debt, page 5                         Sara said that Donald punched        for improper use of                       sens had been smoking on the              trip the alarm.                           (D-IL) made his way to the Gales-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              her in the mouth. The police         smoking materials                         fire escape of TKE that after-                 When the Galesburg Fire              burg Labor Temple during a tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              report verified this, reading,
                                                              News                                        Mosaic                                       Sports                                      Online at                                                                    “[Sara] stated when she tried to                                               noon and a small fire had start-          Department        arrived,   they         of the 17th Congressional Satur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              pull him away, she was pushed        By Annie Zak                              ed on the exterior of the third           deemed it a case of improper              day.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Editor-in-chief                           floor of the building. The fire           use of smoking materials and                   After an introduction by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and then punched in the face by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             alarms in the building had not            Cassens was issued an adminis-            Galesburg Mayor Salvador Garza,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        On Friday, around 4 p.m.,            yet gone off.                             trative ticket for smoking where          Durbin took the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Laura would not comment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Campus Safety received a phone                 “It was good reporting on            prohibited.                               speak to his feelings on the Tea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on the incident.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   call informing them that stu-             the part of the students [that                                                      Party.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   When asked if the student                                                                                                Check back with TKS for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   dents smelled smoke in the Tau            smelled smoke],” Director of                                                             “The Tea Party can have the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              was suspended or expelled,                                                                                               more details about this incident.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kappa Epsilon (TKE) house.                Campus Safety John Schlaf said.                                                     Republican Party,” Durbin said,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dean of Students Debbie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “but they won’t take this town,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Southern said, “He is banned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 this state, or this country.”
                                                                                                                                                        John Williams/TKS                                                                                                                                     from campus, but I can’t tell you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      He remained firmly behind
                                                              Courtesy of:              John Williams/TKS                                                                         John Williams/TKS                          Courtesy of:                                 more about the specific sanc-                  "It was good reporting on the part of the students                                                                  his party, putting in a plug for
                                                                                   Election results                   A successful tragedy                  Cross country conference                   Volleyball wins final match               Civettini, students conduct                                  tion that was involved.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 other Democratic campaigns
                                                                                            page 4                                  page 8                                  page 16                                                                                  exit poll                                                                                             [that smelled smoke]."                                                                                across the state.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            See BATTERY, page 8                                                                                                                                                      See RALLY, page 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             -Director of Campus Safety John Schlaf

EDITORIAL                                                    cOLumn EXcLuDIng SpORTS
1st place (pictured):                                        1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                                                                                              24 TEcHNoLoGY

Teresa Doyle                                                 Nick Briz
The Leader
Elmhurst College
                                                             F Newsmagazine
                                                             School of the Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Net Neutrality Peril?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ...or what happens when people don’t understand the internet

                                                             Institute of Chicago                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          By Nick Briz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           In the past few weeks, Facebook status updates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and the Netherlands, among others. Shameful,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                considering we practically invented the Internet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This is thanks to a lack of competition between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and leftist news outlets have been clogged with                      ISPs who’ve successfully lobbied many state and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           alarmist posts about the alleged “Google/Verizon

2 nd place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                local governments to ban municipal wi-fi and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           deal.” Ominous headlines have declared: “The                         other efforts, thereby forcing scarcity, limiting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Google/Verizon Deal: The End of the Internet                         options, and charging whatever they like.

                                                             2 nd place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           as We Know It“ (Josh Silver, Huffington Post)                            The second aspect concerns passing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and “Why Google became a Carrier-Humping,                            legislation that enforces net neutrality. Here’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Net Neutrality Surrender Monkey” (Ryan                               where Google and Verizon’s proposal comes

John Garcia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Singel, Wired Magazine). Those following                             in: a modest two pages which is equal parts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Net neutrality                             this barrage of opinion could be certainly                           promising, problematic, and ambiguous. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           forgiven for thinking any/all of the following:                      New York Times was the first to condemn this

                                                             Dani Jauregui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                proposal, saying that the companies were closing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Google and Verizon have some ideas for                            a deal that would destroy net neutrality. Media,

The Leader
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           regulating the Internet, but they’re two huge                        press, and commentators, such as Huffington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          has always been                                  corporations, and we all know corporations                           Post, Wired, Public Knowledge, et al., were quick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           can’t be trusted! We need the FCC to reinstate                       to follow with equally critical backlash. However,

                                                             The Argus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           their authority over the Interwebz and clean                         this plan is no “deal.” Rather, it’s simply a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           up this mess! But wait, the FCC? We don’t                            recommendation for the FCC to consider.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           want the indecency police screwing things                            Furthermore, this proposal is an effort to

Elmhurst College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                integral to the                            up on the free web — what if they gain too                           maintain net neutrality that seeks a compromise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           much power!? But we can’t just deregulate and                        — the kind you might get from two corporations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           leave it to the corporations; just look at what                      with very dissimilar views on the subject. It calls

                                                             Illinois Wesleyan University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           happened with the banks and BP!!! But the                            for legislation in favor of net neutrality, banning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FCC is government, and government is owned                           the deliberate slowing down or speeding up of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Internet, but not                               by big business and Hollywood anyways! Net                           traffic while limiting the FCC’s role in regulating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Neutrality is in danger! What do we do!?                             it. The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                one of the strongest advocates for net neutrality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Given this fervor, it’s important to understand                   — explains on their blog, “It would limit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a number of issues. First, what exactly is                           FCC to case-by-case enforcement of consumer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           exactly the topic                               Net Neutrality? Well, it’s kind of an “online                        protection and nondiscrimination requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           creed” — a “law of the [digital] land.” It’s what                    and prohibit broad rulemaking” (the feared,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           keeps the Internet functioning as the free and                       previously prophesied, FCC trojan horse).

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           democratic space that cyber-optimists claim it                           The dangerous component of the Google/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to be. Net Neutrality is what made possible the                      Verizon proposition is the exemptions made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of our dinner                            innovative start-ups (such as Wikipedia, Ebay,                       for wireless services, where wireless Internet

                                                             3 rd place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Facebook, and, yes, Google) that now dominate                        (as used by the iPhone, Smart Phone etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the Internet today. In more technical terms,                         would not be subject to the same kind of

Eliot Boden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           network neutrality means that data, of the same                      regulation or transparency requirements that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           type, is treated the same regardless of source                       wired Internet would. This means that ISPs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           conversations —                                 or destination. This means that your Yahoo mail                      could offer “managed services” that wouldn’t

                                                             Veronica Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           travels at the same speed as my Gmail, and my                        exactly play by the rules of net neutrality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Vimeo video travels at the same speed as your                        So say you want to watch a movie: Comcast

The Argus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           YouTube video. Net Neutrality has always been                        could say your only option is their online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           integral to the Internet, but not exactly the topic                  video service Xfinity, and deny you another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 so why now?                               of our dinner conversations — so why now?                            service like Netflix. As EFF argue, “Neutrality

                                                             Augustana Observer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              It started back in April when a federal appeals                   should be the rule for all services, and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           court ruled in favor of Comcast over the FCC.                        distinction between wired and wireless (...)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Comcast had been covertly sabotaging their                           defies reason.” This is even more alarming

Illinois Wesleyan University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           customers’ use of file sharing applications (i.e.                    because wireless services now go beyond Smart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           BitTorrent) by causing connections to drop                           phones — my home Internet is wireless (I have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           — tactics not dissimilar to China’s Internet                         a 4G connection instead of DSL or cable).

                                                             Augustana College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           censorship regime. Despite the FCC’s efforts to                          As more technology heads in this direction a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           demand that ISPs (Internet Service Providers)                        plan like Google/Verizon could leave us with two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           give users equal access to all content, it was                       separate Internets: one open and neutral and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ruled out of their jurisdiction. This ruling was                     the other closed, costly, and proprietary (think
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the impetus for a series of meetings held by                         Cable TV). The fear is that if these exemptions to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the FCC and attended by Internet and telecom                         regulations are made for wireless connections,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           moguls (including AT&T, Skype, Google and                            as technology moves away from wires and in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Verizon) in an effort to draft net neutrality                        the direction of wireless services, we could see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           legislation to present to Congress. If Congress                      our current, vast, open Internet exchanged for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              decides to legislate, it could mean a bigger                      a limited-options corporately-owned Internet.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              role for the FCC and could drastically                                In the end, the Google/Verizon proposal is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                change the Internet in the United States.                       simply that: a proposal, and one that the FCC,

                                                             honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    There are two major aspects of the FCC’s                    amidst all the noise, have been very clear about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 proposed plan. The first aspect, which is                      dismissing. However, the FCC seems to be on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 somewhat over-shadowed, is its push to                         the path to declaring themselves the guardians

Katie Keafer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 improve the quality of national broadband.                     of the web and they will propose something to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 It’s no secret that the United States has                      Congress. We must keep an eye out for what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  some of worst Internet access in the world,                   that is and make sure it protects net neutrality

                                                             Jacob Wojdyla
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  usually ranking somewhere between 18                          and the open Internet. As the web continues to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and 22 on the list, trumped on speed                          converge with every aspect of our daily lives,

Augustana Observer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and affordability by South Korea, Japan,                     there’s more at stake than just cute cat videos.

                                                             Augustana Observer
Augustana College
                                                             Augustana College                                                                                                                                                                                                   Illustrations by easle Seo

                                                             honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 2010 FNEWSMAGAZINE.coM

                                                             R. Cameron Sweatman
                                                             The Chronicle
                                                             North Central College
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SpORTS cOLumn                                       nEWS STORY
1st place (pictured):                               1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                                                                               honorable mention:
Brett Luy                                           Jacob Misener, Sophie Ali                                                                                                                                                                           Eric Lutz
The Argus                                           Augustana Observer                                                                                                                                                                                  The Leader
Illinois Wesleyan University                        Augustana College                                                                                                                                                                                   Elmhurst College

2 nd place:                                         2 nd place:
Kevin Morris                                        Annie Zak, Laura Miller
The Knox Student                                    The Knox Student
Knox College                                        Knox College

3 rd place:                                         3 rd place:
Kevin Morris                                        Tommy Grevlos
The Knox Student                                    Augustana Observer
Knox College                                        Augustana College

                                                    honorable mention:
honorable mention:
                                                    Abbey Smith
Rick Schneider
                                                    The Chronicle
The Leader
                                                    North Central College
Elmhurst College

honorable mention:
Dave Sartoris
Encounter                                           hEADLInE WRITIng
University of St. Francis
                                                    1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                                                                                                  honorable mention:
                                                    Ben Reeves, Liz Thomas                                                                                                                                                                                                 Adam Kinigson
                                                    The Knox Student                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Courier
                                                    Knox College                                                                                                                                                                                                           Monmouth College
1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:   2 nd place:                                                                                                                                                                                                            honorable mention:
Eric Lutz                      Sarah Colangelo      Krista Skelton                                                                                                                                                                                                         Megan Kirby
The Leader                     The Knox Student     GlimmerGlass                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Leader
Elmhurst College               Knox College         Olivet Nazarene University                                                                                                                                                                                             Elmhurst College

2 nd place:                    honorable mention:   3 rd place:
Whitney Stoepel                Lauren Dixon         Anna Seifert
F Newsmagazine                 The Leader           The Chronicle
School of the Art              Elmhurst College     North Central College
Institute of Chicago
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3 rd place:                                               Dance Energizes Jubilant Audiences: Versatility Unveiled
Rachel Warmke,
Johnny Mago
Augustana Observer
Augustana College
                                                    Sophomore Laura Mogilevsky, right, and senior Karin Rudd, perform Dives and Lazarus by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Seniors Kate Cochran, front, Cassidy Bires, back, and sophomore Erin McKinstry, in air,
                                                    professor of dance Kathleen Ridlon during the dress rehersal of DEJA VU on May 5.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         perform Time Gone, choreographed by professor of dance Jennifer Smith on May 5 during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a dress rehearsal in Harbach Theatre.
                                                    Dives and Lazarus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Time Gone
                                                    Choreographer: Professor of dance Kathleen Ridlon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Choreographer: Professor of dance Jennifer Smith
                                                         This dance was a great way to start the show. The dancers moved about the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Presentation for this piece was incredibly cohesive as the dancers espoused
                                                    stage purposefully, missing connections with one another yet desperately need-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              beautifully intricate choreography to the speeches echoing from different speakers
                                                    ing each other. Music for this piece (The Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              across the room. As the voices in the recordings talked about time and space as it
                                                    enhanced the mood of isolation. All these elements working together made the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              relates to the human experience, the dancers skillfully stretched and turned across
                                                    presentation very good. However, it felt as though this piece went on too long
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the stage.
                                                    without changing its pace or heightening the intensity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Erin Daugherty/TKS

                                                                  All Photos by John Williams/TKS
                                                                       unless otherwise noted                                                From left to right, sophomore Krista Ann Nordgren, junior Angie Rosa, sophomores Jamie White, Brandon Paraharm, Laura Mogilevsky, senior Ashley Witzke strike poses during their performance of Plastic choreographed by Kathleen Ridlon, Jen-
                                                                                                                                             nifer Nass and the dancers on May 5 in Harbach Theatre during the Deja Vu dress rehearsal.
                                                                                                                                                                       Choreographers: Professor of dance Kathleen Ridlon, Guest Jennifer Nass
                                                                                                                                                                           This piece used many plastic bags to make an interesting point about consumer culture. The dancers first respected the wall of plastic on the stage but then began spreading it
                                                                                                                                                                       around the space before a fashionista entered with plastic accessories to convert the dancers into chic models. While entertaining and insightful, this dance also went on a bit long.

                                                                                                                                                           Inevitable                                                                                                                                                                          Boundaries
                                                                                                                                                           Choreographer: Senior                                                                                                                                                               Choreographer: Professor of
                                                                                                                                                           Cassidy Bires                                                                                                                                                                       dance Kathleen Ridlon
                                                                                                                                                                Throughout this piece,                                                                                                                                                              Performed by only four danc-
                                                                                                                                                           the dancers maintained ex-                                                                                                                                                          ers, this number tackled the push
                                                                                                                                                           cellent control of their bod-                                                                                                                                                       and pull of intimate relationships by
                                                                                                                                                           ies and muscular range. The                                                                                                                                                         using tape on the stage as a pathway
                                                                                                                                                           dancers, sometimes in a group                                                                                                                                                       the dancers tenuously balanced on.
                                                                                                                                                           and sometimes breaking away,                                                                                                                                                        At times, they collapsed beautifully
                                                                                                                                                           provoked images of outcasts                                                                                                                                                         into each other’s arms. As the two
                                                                                                                                                           and intense emotions. The                                                                                                                                                           couples parted and only one member
                                                                                                                                                           dancers were strong in this                                                                                                                                                         of each couple remained, the tedium
                                                                                                                                                           high-intensity piece and it is                                                                                                                                                      of relationships became apparent.
28    non-dailies Under 4,000

SpORTS nEWS STORY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SpORTS fEATuRE STORY
1st place (pictured):                  honorable mention:                                                                                                                                                                                            1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
Dean Burrier                           Rick Schneider                                                                                                                                                                                                Pat Manser                     Rick Schneider
Augustana Observer                     The Leader                                                                                                                                                                                                    Augustana Observer             The Leader
Augustana College                      Elmhurst College                                                                                                                                                                                              Augustana College              Elmhurst College

2 nd place:                  SPORTS | AUGUSTANA OBSERVER                                                                                                                                          THURSDAY APRIL 22, 2010 | 11                       2 nd place:
Rick Schneider, Eric Lutz     Augustana’s Stigler gets rowdy on wheels                                                                                                                                                                               Craig Forrestal
The Leader                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Chronicle
Elmhurst College                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     North Central College

3 rd place:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3 rd place:
Matthew Cawvey                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dean Burrier
GlimmerGlass                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Augustana Observer
Olivet Nazarene University                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Augustana College

honorable mention:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Whitney Hudson / Observer Staff
                             Augustana senior Liz Stigler and her roller derby team, “The Quad Cities Rollers” practice before last Saturday’s match against the Paper Valley Flying Squirrels.

                             Underground sport of roller-derby brought to the area by “Quad Cities Rollers”
                             By Dean Burrier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Max Brooks
                                                                       looks like a converted warehouse,         to ESPN, have documented the re-               No member of the team col-           roller derby because it requires ab-

Kevin Morris
                             Sports Columnist                          reeking of popcorn and beer. A            birth of roller derby.                    lects a salary. In fact, most of the      solute teamwork, comparing it to
                                                                       gray-haired man with a can of Bud              For Stigler, the raw aggression      money from ticket sales goes to           “intense ballet” and a “racing-car
                             Some call it a zoo. Others a wild         Light shouted “You go girl!” and          of roller derby acts as a cathartic       charity, with the Make-A-Wish             pit crew.” The glory of monthly
                             circus. For Augustana senior Liz          “Knock her out!” with unsettling          release from the stresses of college      foundation being Saturday night’s         and sometimes bi-monthly bout
                             Stigler, the rough-and-tumble,            fervor. One fan, Nate Thompson,           life. The Berwyn, Ill., native called     recipient. Instead, each member of        nights, as matches are known, is

The Knox Student                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Argus
                             deck-your-opponents into the              wore a giant pink taco headdress          it “a place where you get to be as        the Rollers perceives a different         another draw for the skaters.
                             floor world of flat-track roller          and smiled. “There’s nothing like         aggressive as you want to be and          virtue in roller derby that keeps             Bouts bring a large and diverse
                             derby is a home away from home,           fishnets and roller-skates,” he           don’t have to apologize for it.”          them coming back for more.                audience, who come for reasons as
                             a place to release the pressures of       said.                                          Skaters undergo a kind of                 Team Captain Leigh Ann               different as those of the skaters
                             being a full-time student.                    Minutes later, the spectacle          transformation when they lace up          “Sugar and Slice” Hodges sees an          themselves. The crowd is knowl-
                                 “It’s feminism on skates,” the        began: two teams of five female           their skates: stepping out of their       opportunity for “working women            edgeable about the sport, cheering

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                             21-year-old women and gender              roller skaters each, decked out in        normal roles as students, employ-         and mothers who need something            just as loud for a run of points as a
                             studies major said.                       protective padding, decorated hel-        ees and mothers, and morphing             for their own, to find a place.”          blistering knockdown.
                                 Once a month, Stigler joins a         mets reflecting their individual          into highly energetic alter egos          Debbie Bozik, “Q.C. Bean Sidhe”,              On Saturday May 17, Stigler
                             group of colorful characters on the       on-track personas, short poufy            with on-track hostility and aggres-       was attracted by the “derby sister-       will walk away from the derby
                             Quad City Rollers, all with extraor-      skirts, tights (some fishnet, others      sive, forceful hits that send crowds      hood” and the social aspect of            crowd, having skated for the last
                             dinary monikers – from The Pink           leopard printed) and mouth                into a frenzy.                            derby. Sallie Ware, aka GoGo              time with the Rollers. Stigler ad-
                             Taco and Jo Jo Killabytch to Mex-         guards, skated frantically around              To reflect that transformation,      Berserk, talks about her past frus-       mitted it will be difficult to walk
                             ican Monster and Statutory Rage           the short track with the objective        each skater invents an on-track           trations with working out on a            away from the relationships and
                             – at the RiverCenter in Davenport         of getting their jammer – or the          name to embody their on-track             treadmill at the YMCA. “[Roller           the sport itself. After graduation,
                             to, as Liz “Sister Alovicious”            team’s point scoring skater — past        personality. Stigler adopted her          Derby] is a release…it’s a time for       Stigler plans to attend graduate
                             Stigler said, “burn off some ag-          as many opponents as possible,            roller derby name, Sister Alovi-          expression. It’s put me in the best       school in Chicago to get a masters
                             gression.” Before the bout started,       using their shoulders, hips and           cious, from John Patrick Shanley’s        shape I’ve been in my adult life.”        degree in Women’s & Gender
                             Stigler is introduced by a raspy-         butts to deck the opposition along        play “Doubt,” whose main protag-               The physical challenges and          Studies, a career path she believes
                             voiced female who bellows out:            the way.                                  onist, Sister Aloysius, is infamous       athletic benefits are obvious. At a       roller derby has supplemented.
                             “Speak softly and say your prayers.           Stigler, an inside blocker for        for her rigid demeanor. “You have         recent practice the night before a            “As a WGS major I spend a lot
                             She’s Sister Alovicious!”                 the Quad City Rollers, is part of a       to be kind of riled up. You have to       bout, that Coach Crouse classified        of time dealing with feminist is-
                                 On Saturday, almost 1,000             growing number of adult women             take on a sort of alternate persona       as “nice and light,” the 24 member        sues, abuse, oppression, and a
                             spectators arrived to watch the           who find everything from an ath-          to do roller derby,” Stigler said.        team was still operating at a high        litany of negative media influ-
                             raucous derby between the Rollers         letic outlet for aggression, social            Rollers’ Coach, Tripp Crouse         intensity level: racing around the        ences, so to get to spend 8 hours a
                             and the Paper Valley Flying Squir-        acceptance, a place to express            described a different kind of trans-      track, slamming on the brakes,            week with 30 other strong, out-
                             rels from Appleton, Wis. The              feminist pride and self-gratifica-        formation he sees the skaters un-         falling, slidin, and pounding out         spoken, capable women gives me
                             warm-up band’s cellist threw a            tion in roller derby.                     dergo: “A lot of girls came in as         crunches and pushups.                     hope that maybe we’re getting
                             huge, green flame painted double              The contact sport has                 Type B personalities. They had                 “Practices are definitely hell,”     somewhere,” Stigler said.
                             bass around like a rock guitar. A         reemerged in the new millennium           their kids, their husbands. Derby         said Stigler. “A lot of people think          When asked if she will be
                             preteen girl on roller sneakers           with women’s leagues sprouting            helps them to become Type A per-          it’s just girls on skates, but this is    hanging up her skates for good
                             zipped by, closely trailed by a few       up across the country. According          sonalities,” he said.                     not middle school skate night             after that final bout, Stigler said,
                             running children. An eclectic             to the Women’s Flat-Track Roller               Crouse, who has been affili-         skating.”                                 “I’m not prepared to walk away
                             crowd of all ages, yet dominated          Derby there are more than 500             ated with the team for more than               Stigler, like many of her team-      from derby any time soon. It’s too
                             by middle aged couples and their          leagues worldwide and almost 20           two years now, considers personal         mates, grew up playing lots of            important, too awesome. And se-
                             children, began to fill up the plas-      in Iowa and Illinois. Cable televi-       growth and relationship building          other sports: basketball, volley-         riously, how could I go back to vol-
                             tic stackable chairs that spanned         sion shows like TNT’s RollerJam           as crucial to the roller derby expe-      ball, rowing and swimming,                leyball after this?”
                             the smooth concrete floor in what         and A&E’s Rollergirls, in addition        rience.                                   among others. She said she prefers

1st place (pictured):                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SpORTS gAmE STORY
Kelly Holcomb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ben Reeves                     Mike Lindstedt
Olivet Nazarene University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Knox Student               Wheaton Record
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Knox College                   Wheaton College
2 nd place:
Rick Schneider, Jon Reiman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2 nd place:
The Leader
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Geoffrey Clark
Elmhurst College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Chronicle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     North Central College
3 rd place:
Tommy Grevlos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3 rd place:
Augustana Observer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kelsey Beshears
Augustana College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Courier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Monmouth College
honorable mention:
Colin Davis, John Williams
The Knox Student
Knox College
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fEATuRE pAgE DESIgn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      In-DEpTh REpORTIng
1st place (pictured):              honorable mention:                                                                                                                                                                                                    SIngLE STORY OR STORIES
Krista Skelton                     Annalise Fowler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1st place (pictured):
GlimmerGlass                       F Newsmagazine
Olivet Nazarene University                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Anna Meier
                                   School of the Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Knox Student
                                   Institute of Chicago
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Knox College
2 nd place:
Elliott Beazley                    honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2 nd place:
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sophie Ali, Jacob Misener
School of the Art                  Cassie Gonzalez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Augustana Observer
Institute of Chicago               Dominican Star
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Augustana College
                                   Dominican University
3 rd place:
Krista Skelton                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           3 rd place:
GlimmerGlass                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Meagan Ramsay, Jessica Cohea
Olivet Nazarene University                                                                                                                                                                                                                               GlimmerGlass
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Olivet Nazarene University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         honorable mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jennifer Swann
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         School of the Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Institute of Chicago

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 stant figure at the base of Ama Dablam, the                                                                                                                                     Far Left
                                                                                                                                                                                                 21,349-foot mountain in the Khumbu Valley                                                                                                                                       The last stone mason left in Pengboche Nepal, Gugu Chombe, prepares a mani stone for my
                                                                                                                                                                                                 where we spend the majority of our time.                                                                                                                                        family. Since the introduction of new steel monuments, he has lost many followers in the old
                                                                                                                                                                                                       The job of these Lamas is not always                                                                                                                                      tradition of using his stones to decorate chorums of the dead.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 so cheerful as pujah ceremonies. They also
                                                                                                                                                                                                 perform ceremonies for the dead, called                                                                                                                                         Left
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ramnya. During this ceremony, if the Sherpa’s                                                                                                                                   Mani stones created by stone mason, Gugu Chombe, rest beneath Ama Dablam so travelers
                                                                                                                                                                                                 body can be recovered from the mountain                                                                                                                                         who pass by are given good luck on their journeys.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 on which they were lost (and most often it
                                                                                                                                                                                                 cannot), they are cremated and their ashes set                                                                                                                                  Below
                                                                                                                                                                                                 free from a high point in the valley. Memori-                                                                                                                                   This chorum was made for Babu Chiri Sherpa, who pioneered trekking throughout the Everest

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 als to Sherpas are called chorums and are                                                                                                                                       region and many other areas in Nepal. His chorum is located on the top of a hill surrounded by
                                                                                                                                                                                                 most commonly located on hills or at the                                                                                                                                        many other famous Sherpas' tombs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 tops of passes so that the spirit of the dead                                                                                                                                                                                                            All photos by Liz Thomas
                                                                                                                                                                                                 can watch the sacred mountains where bits of
                                                                                                                                                                                                 their ashes are left.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       In Sherpa culture, the name of a dead

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 person is never uttered aloud again, but
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the names are printed on plates on their
                                                                                                                                                                                                 chorums. Recently there has been a change in
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the use of chorums in favor of a new memo-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 rial erected from stainless steel that recounts
                                                                                                                                                                                                 every person who has ever died climbing

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mount Everest. These names of the dead are
                                                                                                                                                                                                 written in English letters and can now be
                                                                                                                                                                                                 read aloud by people who do not know the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sherpa tradition. With this change in culture
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and technology, some people have begun
                                                                                                                                                                                                 to worry that newer, more modern values

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 are replacing the old religious values of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sherpa people.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       A victim of this new trend in Sherpa
                                                                                                                                                                                                 culture is Nawang Chombe Sherpa, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 last remaining stonemason in Pengboche.
                                   Lama Mingma Dorjee of Pengboche, Nepal stands in front of the sacred mountain Daoje after performing a ceremony called pujah to keep climbers safe            He has been making chorums and mani
                                   while climbing Ama Dablam. Dorjee is known as the "service Lama", who treks to mountains all over the Khumbu Valley to bless climbers at the base of          stones, carved rocks written in Tibetan for
                                   whichever mountain they choose to climb.                                                                                                                      good luck, for over 60 years. This practice

                                   The sharp end of the rope
                                                                                                                                                                                                 has been handed down from generation to
                                                                                                                                                                                                 generation in his family since it started in
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tibet. Now that one of his sons, Guirmi, is
                                                                                                                                                                                                 a trekking guide and his eldest son died on
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ama Dablam, he has no apprentices and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 therefore cannot pass on his knowledge of
                                   Technology brings potential                         of the Khumbu Valley, an area most people            Khumbu Valley alone due to climbing acci-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 this longstanding tradition. Gugu Chombe,

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                                   change for Sherpa people                            know as the path to Everest. Sherpa, origi-          dents. Many climbers from around the world

    nd                                                                                 nally “sharwa” in Tibetan, meaning “people           say that the Sherpas live on what is called          as he prefers to be called, worries that, when
                                                                                       from the East,” are what we tourists know as         “the sharp end of the rope”— meaning they            he dies (he is 82 now), the Sherpa people will
                                   By Liz Thomas                                                                                                                                                 lose focus on the traditions of their culture
                                   Co-Photo editor                                     some of the strongest and most adept guides          are the ones who go up first to check snow
                                                                                       in the world. As a trekker, one of the most          conditions, set the ropes for everyone else          and concentrate only on economic gain.

                                                                                       talked-about people on the trail is Tens-            and are more likely to lose their lives testing            Over the years, the Khumbu Valley
                                               atching the sunrise from just shy                                                                                                                 has changed in many ways due to the huge

Jennifer Mosier, Annalise Fowler
                                               of 19,000 feet, I can’t decide if       ing Norgay, the Sherpa guide who led Sir             the stability of the snow on the mountain.
                                                                                       Edmund Hillary to scale Everest for the first        However, today, before anyone can climb a            rush of tourism and the increasing influ-
                                               Nepal is just that breathtaking or                                                                                                                ence of Western values. With many religious
                                   if I am simply out of breath. Behind me sits        time in 1953. This event opened the door for         mountain or even trek through the valley,
                                                                                       climbers from around the world to test their         they must go through a pujah ceremony                principles and traditions dying along with the
                                   our longtime friend and guide, Ang Nuru                                                                                                                       eldest generation in the valley, I ask myself,
                                   Sherpa, carrying more than his fair share of        skills in one of the most extreme places on          to appease the mountain’s spirit so that the
                                                                                       earth and is the reason we foreigners became         climbers may return safely.                          “Where are the Sherpa people going to end
                                   weight and breathing as though he is at sea                                                                                                                   up?” Right now the Sherpa people are in a

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                                   level. As we reach the top of the pass and          familiar with the name Sherpa.                            At the base of every mountain there is
                                                                                             With only 3,200 Sherpas in the whole           another pujah ceremony for the climbers.             state of constant change, and as we will see
                                   stare into the face of Mount Everest, I think                                                                                                                 in the next few years, this change could very                        Above
                                   about how the Sherpa people came through            of the Khumbu Valley, and only 6,000 in              Here, another type of Lama, called the “ser-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 well alter the face of climbing around the                           This metal monument was recently erected in Phortse, Nepal for every climber who has died on Mount
                                   the Nangpa La pass from Tibet over 200              all of Nepal, Sherpas are highly sought out          vice Lama,” walks everywhere in the valley to                                                                             Everest. It is slowly becoming more popular to use these kinds of monuments for the dead rather than the
                                                                                       as guides. As a result, six or seven Sherpas         bless climbers at the bases of the mountains.        world and the most basic cultural traits of the
                                   years ago.                                                                                                                                                    Sherpa people.                                                       traditional chorums which are made of stone and written in Nepali rather than English.
                                         Ang Nuru is one of the Sherpa people          lose their lives each climbing season in the         Our service Lama, Mingma Dorjee, is a con-

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3 rd place:
Matt Peters
Augustana Observer
Augustana College                  A panoramic stitch of Renjo pass, just shy of 19,000 feet in altitude. This pass is located in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal, also known as the path to Everest, which is over 29,000 feet high. This pass is much like the one the Sherpa people migrated over from Tibet hundreds of years ago.
30   non-dailies Under 4,000

1st place (pictured):          3 rd place:
Tara Jarvie                    Sarah Schauf
The Knox Student               The Leader
Knox College                   Elmhurst College

2 nd place:                    honorable mention:
John Williams                  Kim McElheny
The Knox Student               The Leader
Knox Collegel                  Elmhurst College

1st place (pictured):          3 rd place:
Kyla Quigley                   Emily Mohney
The Courier                    The Leader
Monmouth College               Elmhurst College

2 nd place:                    honorable mention:
John Williams                  John Williams
The Knox Student               The Knox Student
Knox College                   Knox College

1st place (pictured):          honorable mention:
Matt Peters                    John Williams
Augustana Observer             The Knox Student
Augustana College              Knox College

2 nd place:
Rachel Rock
The Argus
Illinois Wesleyan University

3 rd place:
Andrew Macnider
The Chronicle
North Central College

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