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          January 26, 2007
                 Volume 101, Issue 87
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                       Falcon Film
                                                              Internal issues snag USG focus
                       Festival winner
                       to be shown
                                                                  Student government group reflects on shortcomings, accomplishments of last semester
                        Sophomore directors                       By Kelly Day                                                    issues on campus.                    more time than desired.               we intended,” Kulbis said.
                        are to present their                     Senior Reporter                “It’s important that                 “It’s not going to hinder our        “We’ve had some minor inter-          The low attendance was one of
                        movie tomorrow in the                                                                                     ability to meet students’ needs      nal issues, and I think that’s        Little’s biggest disappointments
                                                                                                  every student at
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                                                        At the tail end of fall semes-                                            first,” she said.                    hampered out ability to focus         of the semester.
                        Union | Page 3                  ter, two of the Undergraduate                                                Senior and former USG sena-       more toward campus,” he said.            “If there were one thing I could
                       Gambling                         Student Government’s leaders,           BGSU know what’s                  tor Niki Messmore said the focus        But the direction USG has          do over I would have tried to
                                                        President Bernard Little and                                              on internal issues last semester     taken is not the only thing they      PR the State of the Student Body
                       addictions                       Speaker Jeremy Lehman, had                    going on.”                  has already kept USG from get-       regret. Little was disappointed       Address more,” he said. “It’s
                       afflict students                 been accused of failing to follow        Bernard Little| USG President    ting important work done.            in the turnout at the State of the    important that every student at
                                                        the guidelines of the constitu-                                              “I think USG has performed        Student Body Address in October,      BGSU know what’s going on.”
                       The allure of large              tion, with several meetings sur-    student leaders from resolving        below average this year,” she        a speech meant to inform stu-            But some students don’t seem
                       cash prizes and                  rounding the issue. Now, as the     campus issues.                        said. “[They] unfortunately have     dents about issues that will affect   to be as informed as they could
                       prestige gets many               USG constitution is reevaluated,      But USG Vice President Kristin      been focusing a lot on internal      them this school year. With           be about what USG does and
                                                        some students are concerned         Kulbis is not concerned that work     issues.”                             chairs set up for 500 students,       their efforts.
                       students into trouble            USG’s focus on internal issues      on the constitution will prevent         Lehman, USG speaker, agrees       less than 100 chairs were filled.
                        | Page 3                        will continue to prevent the        them from solving important           the inward focus has taken up           “The attendance wasn’t what                  See USG | Page 2

                       The Godfather
                       of Soul changed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New rules
                                                                                                                          Jesse Jackson
                       music forever
                       Our editor goes                     Reverend Jesse Jackson,                                                                                                                              create safer
                       in-depth on the life
                                                                 Jack of all trades
                       and impact of James
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 game play
                                                                                                                                           answers the call
PULSE




                       Brown | Page 8
                                                                            By Tim Sampson                                                                                                                             By Ella Fowler
                       Nightclub in                                             Reporter                                                                                                                                  Reporter
                       Toledo to hand
                       out boob job                           He’s been an activist, preacher, diplo-                                                                                                        Last semester, two students
                       Gator’z hosts contest                  mat and presidential candidate. The                                                                                                            were arrested for disorderly con-
                       in which candidates                    Rev. Jesse Jackson has held many                                                                                                               duct because they were carrying
                                                              titles over the course of his lifetime                                                                                                         what appeared to be weapons
                       compete for breast                                                                                                                                                                    on campus.
                                                              and last night he brought more than
                       implants | Page 8                      40 years of experience lobbying for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                They were participating in
                                                                                                                                                                                                             the game “humans versus zom-
                                                              civil rights to the University.                                                                                                                bies,” in which students carried
                                                                  Jackson’s long and distinguished                                                                                                           Nerf guns around to protect
                       Women’s                                career began as a student protester                                                                                                            themselves from the “infectious
                       basketball to                          in the early days of the civil rights                                                                                                          zombies.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                The game has now been
                       face Eastern                           movement. In his speech, Jackson                                                                                                               allowed to be played once again
                       Michigan                               said he became an early admirer of                                                                                                             on campus, but with a set of
                                                              Martin Luther King, Jr. for chal-                                                                                                              ground rules instated by the
                       The Falcons face                       lenging the segregation laws he had                                                                                                            players and University Police. It
                       the Eagles Sunday
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                                                              grown up under.                                                                                                                                started at 8 a.m. on Jan. 22 and
                       in the toughest Mid-                                                                                                                                                                  will run until midnight on Jan.
                                                                  “I became fascinated by Rosa                                                                                                               29.
                       American Conference                    Parks and Dr. King and what they                                                                                                                  “Not much has changed over-
                       game so far | Page 6                   were doing,” Jackson said. “I said, I’d                                                                                                        all, but things were just refined.
                                                              love to meet that man.”                                                                                                                        We discussed boundaries, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             residence halls became off lim-
                                                                          See JACKSON | Page 5                                                                                                               its,” said Atonn Smeltzer, junior
                                                                                                                                                                                                             and a co-founder of the BG
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Undead organization, which
                                                                 Jackson moves crowd                                                                                                                         was created by the students who
                                                                                                                                                                                                             play the game.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                University police helped the
                                                                through spritual hymn                                                                                                                        organization founders set the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ground rules.
                       Plastic grocery                                                                                                                                                                          “We let them create the rules.
                       bags and the                                         By Alison Kemp                                                                                                                   Then the Chief and I went
                                                                             Features Editor                                                                                                                 through them and talked to
                       environment                                                                                                                                                                           them about it,” said Sgt. Tim
                       What most see as a                     Many phrases echoed through the                                                                                                                James of the University Police
                       simple convinience                                                                                                                                                                    Department.
                                                              Lenhart Grand Ballroom last night                                                                                                                 Some of the rules set by stu-
                       may do irreparable                     as part of the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s                                                                                                            dents and the University Police
                       harm | Page 4                          message to the University commu-                                                                                                               Department include: Comply
OPINION




                                                              nity in celebration of Martin Luther                                                                                                           with the police at all times dur-
                       USG needs to                           King Jr.                                                                                                                                       ing the game, the game can be
                       make serious                           “Everybody matters. Keep hope                                                                                                                  played at any spot outdoors on
                                                                                                                                                                                                             campus, it cannot be played 10
                       changes                                alive.”                                                                                                                                        minutes before, during or 10
                       After a semester of                    And then the audience would                                                                                                                    minutes after class and it cannot
                       internal debacles                      repeat.                                                                                                                                        be played in residence halls.
                                                              His key points called for audience                                                                                                                The main concern with set-
                       many students are                                                                                                                                                                     ting ground rules was the safety
                       wondering if their                     participation.                                                                                                                                 of students, visitors and faculty.
                       interests are being                    Jackson sang along to the words                                                                                                                   “The chief and I am comfort-
                       served | Page 4                        of a gospel spiritual sung by the                                                                                                              able and confident in the fact
                                                              University’s gospel choir before he                                                                                                            that if everyone plays by the rules
                                                              began his speech, and then, after                                                                                                              than everybody will be safe,”
                       What would you like                                                                                                                                                                   James said. “This still allows
                       to see USG do this                     wishing King a happy birthday, called                                                                                                          those folks who want to play the
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                       semester?                              the choir over to the stage to teach                                                                                                           game to play. Let’s face it, college
                                                              the audience the words.                                                                                                                        is supposed to be fun.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                But if any player wants to play,
                                                                            See HYMN | Page 5                                                                                                                they must comply with the rules
                                                                                                                                                                             JORDAN FLOWER | THE BG NEWS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             beforehand.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                “You have to agree to the pol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             icy before we let you play,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Brian “Tag” Murphy, junior and
                       KRISTINA
                       DRESCHEL,
                       Senior, Marketing                     Former BGSU basketball player confesses to theft                                                                                                co-founder of the organization.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                The game is played with two
                                                                                                                                                                                                             teams of humans and zombies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             The night before the first day of
                        “I would like the leaders             By Lisa Halverstadt
                                                                                                            Lionel               athlete that someone used the       games, but he eventually con-           play, three players will be noti-
                        to be more out there and                City News Editor                                                 ID to buy a gaming system and       fessed.                                 fied and told they are zombies.
                        active. I don’t even know                                                           Sullivan             two video games , Madden NFL           Sullivan told the detective          All players wear bandanas noti-
                        who they are.” | Page 4         A former Falcons basketball                         Former Falcons       ‘07 and NBA 2K7, leaving him        he and the football player were         fying their status in the game
                                                        player was arrested Monday                          basketball player,   with only $47.32 on his $600        walking to class before winter          — zombies around the neck and
                                                        night on theft and forgery                          BGSU freshman        account. He told the cashier he     break when the other student’s          humans in a place that is easily
                                                        charges.                                                                 didn’t buy these items.             BGSU ID fell out of his pock-           removable. A human becomes
                                                          Lionel Sullivan, a 6-foot-6                                              After they suspected Sullivan     et. Sullivan said he picked up          infected when a zombie removes
                                                        redshirt freshman from Detroit,       According to University police     might have been involved in the     the card and shopped at the             their bandanna. Humans area
                        TODAY                           played forward for the BGSU         reports, a Falcons football player   theft, police visited Sullivan’s    University Bookstore that day,          allowed to shoot the zombies
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                        Partly Cloudy                   men’s basketball team until         reported someone had stolen          dorm on Jan. 13. An officer         police reports say.                     with Nerf guns, stunning them
                        High: 33, Low: 30               being dismissed from the team       his ID before winter break. After    noticed all three of these items       On Monday, Sullivan refused          for 10 minutes. At the end of the
                                                        in late December.                   getting a new ID, he tried to buy    in his room.                        to bring the items to the cam-          game, if any humans are left,
                                                          Now he’s being charged with       textbooks on Jan. 9 and got an         On Jan. 18, a detective talked    pus police station and told the         that side wins the game. But if all
                                                        using another student’s BGSU        unpleasant surprise — he didn’t      to Sullivan on the phone about      officer to come to his dorm to          humans have been eliminated,
                                                        ID to buy an X-Box 360 and two      have enough money in his             the case.                           get the games.                          the zombies win.
                       TOMORROW                         video games at the University       account to pay for the books.          Initially, Sullivan denied buy-
                       Flurries                         Bookstore.                            A bookstore manager told the       ing the gaming system or the               See B-BALL | Page 2                     See ZOMBIES | Page 2
                       High: 34, Low: 20

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                                        in Kreischer-Compton.
BLOTTER                                 12:36 P.M.                                  USG 1                               issues, like their open forums
                                                                                                                        intended to inform students on
WEDNESDAY                               Carol Dallas Bowles, 54, of                 From Page                           the issues of rollover dollars and
                                        Melvindale, Mich., arrested for no                                              the November election.
8:25 A.M.                               license and falsification at Interstate        “Honestly, I don’t know of          Little is most proud of his
Vehicles reported damaged in Lot 6.     75 and Wooster Street after he was          anything USG has ever accom-        work resolving the issue of the
                                        reported putting tires in his van.          plished, that’s not a slam, but     BG1 Card and bursarables.
8:55 A.M.                               He was taken to jail and held on
Craig R. Daniels Jr., 34, of Bowling                                                I don’t remember them ever          When the University was told
                                        $11,000 bond.                               doing anything,” said Ziggy         they were illegally extending
Green, arrested on a warrant for
his arrest on menacing by stalking      3:20 P.M.                                   Williamson, senior.                 the credit of the state, BGSU
and telephone harassment charges        Caller reported receiving an anony-            Others question what level of    President Sidney Ribeau was
at his South Main Street apart-         mous e-mail indicating bikes were           influence the student govern-       determined to be in compli-
ment. Police went to Daniels’ home      stolen from MacDonald North.                ment has.                           ance with the law as soon as
and told him about the charges.                                                        “It doesn’t seem like they       possible.
                                        4:01 P.M.                                   have a huge role in Bowling            But Little knew this would be
He demanded to see a copy of
the charges and was told he’d be        Intoxicated man and woman                   Green because no one really         a difficult transition for students
given a copy of the paperwork.          reported to have left Lot 2 after the       knows about them, or even           and student organizations, and
Daniels then tried to slam his door     woman peed in the parking lot.              who’s in the student govern-        fought to delay the transition.
on the police. When an officer          8:34 P.M.                                   ment,” freshman Mike Hahn              “We wanted to make sure
prevented him from doing so, he         Martha Mendieta, 43, of Bowling             said.                               students were aware and make
ran into the back of the apartment.     Green, arrested for criminal tres-             To Messmore, accomplish-         sure that students were involved
Police tackled him in his living room   passing, disorderly conduct and             ing goals is the best way to cre-   in the process,” he said.
and he continued to resist arrest.      resisting arrest at an East Napoleon        ate student awareness about            Little and his team asked
Eventually, he was handcuffed and       apartment complex after she was             the government body that rep-       Ribeau to wait until May this
taken to the Wood County Justice        reported to be intoxicated and              resents them.                       year to start the new program,
Center.                                 banging on a door. Mendieta was                “They always worry about         which will be a debit system.
10:02 A.M.
                                        taken to jail on $12,500 bond.              getting their name out there.          “He listened and he was great
Juvenile at Bowling Green High                                                      If they simply focus on mak-        with this whole thing,” Little
                                                                                    ing changes that directly affect    said.
School on West Poe Road reported        THURSDAY                                    students then that PR will be          Little hopes USG will have
to have marijuana.                      1:30 A.M.                                                                                                                                                                      JORDAN FLOWER | THE BG NEWS
                                                                                    accomplished for them,” she         similar successes this semester.
                                        Mark A. McCray, 22, of Bowling
10:42 A.M.
Vehicles reported damaged in Lot 8.     Green, arrested for assault in a
                                        North Main Street parking lot. He
                                                                                    said.
                                                                                       Thoughthesemesterbrought
                                                                                                                        Some of its top priorities include
                                                                                                                        the Pride in BGSU campaign,           Monkey hanging in cold BG
                                                                                    about a few struggles, Little       rewriting the USG constitu-           COOL SWINGING : Shannon Onslow hangs out in a tree on campus in order to raise
NOON                                    was lodged in the Wood County
Possible invasion of privacy reported   Justice Center on $1,000 bond.              said USG has still made some        tion and starting a downtown          money for OPAC, the Outdoor Program Adventure Club and squints as an ice-cold water
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                                                                                                                                                              B-BALL
                                                                                                                                                              From Page 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ters until a situation is resolved
                                                                                                                                                                                                          through the appropriate chan-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          nels both on-campus and off,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                          he wrote.
                                                                                                                                                                and arrested Sullivan for forg-             In the five games he played in
                                                                                                                                                              ery and theft. He was taken to the          this season, Sullivan scored an
                                                                                                                                                              Wood County Justice Center. A               average of 1.2 points and aver-
                                                                                                                                                              preliminary hearing for the case            aged six minutes on the court
                                                                                                                                                              will be held on Feb. 2.                     per game. His last game was Dec.
                                                                                                                                                                In an e-mail to The BG News               9 against Central Arkansas.
                                                           Bowling Green State University                                                                     yesterday, Assistant Athletic
                                                                                                                                                              Director J.D. Campbell declined
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sports Editor John Turner
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and Assistant Sports Editor
                                                                                                                                                              to comment on the arrest.                   Colin Wilson contributed to this


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                                                                                                                                                              called BG Undead, was approved
                                                                                                                                                              by the Office of Campus
                                                                                                                                                              Involvement last Friday and
                                                                                                                                                              stands for Bowling Green United
                                                                                                                                                              Nerf Defense for the Elimination
                                                                                                                                                              of the Animated Dead. They
                                                                                                                                                              hope to hold two human ver-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ter. One at the beginning of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          semester, and one after mid-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          terms, Murphy said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             When inquiring about the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          arrests last semester, Smeltzer
                                                                                                                                                                                                          assures there are no hard feel-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ings between police and stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          dents.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             “It was a big oversight the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                          time on our part; we didn’t noti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          fy the police first,” he said. “All
                                                                                                                                                                                                          charges against students carry-

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                                                   Film reveals tickling threats, students’ hard work
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.                                           By Kyle Reynolds                     and family.                                    written expression, and comedy,”       what makes the filmmaking pro-         Underexposed, and says he
Tech Trend Series:                                             Reporter                            The idea for the film came after            Barker said.                           cess most worthwhile for Barker.       enjoys working with them.
Mike Harrington                                                                                 watching a lot of MacGyver over                   Cruiser’s interest was originally      “It’s a lot of fun, but the main       “They are hard working, cre-
206 Union                                        The winners of the 2006 Falcon                 the summer.                                    in comic books.                        reason I do it is for audience         ative guys and a lot of fun to work
                                                 Film Festival are showing their                   “It’s about the two most bad-                  “I always drew a lot, and want-     response,” Barker said. “Once a        with,” Davis said.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.                                 new film “Doris and Balls:                     ass cops in the world and their                ed to do comics, but it took too       week someone will notice you              Barker and Cruiser both bring
Friday Early Show:                               Behind Enemy Mimes,” and the                   struggle to save the United States             long, so I did movies which takes      from the Falcon Film Festival.”        different things to the table
                                                 buzz around the film is anything               from the French Tickler, an evil               just as long,” Cruiser said.              The film will air on the RSA        according to Stefan Hall, film
The Prestige                                     but silent.                                    mime terrorist, while overcom-                    Barker and Cruiser both             network in February. Barker            instructor.
Union Theater                                       Sophomores Jimmy Barker                     ing their own personal struggles,”             wrote the script. Barker directed      and Cruiser are also working              “They have different person-
                                                 and Sean Cruiser are back with                 Barker said.                                   the film and acted in it, while        on a TV series for RSA called          alities,” Hall said. “Jimmy is more
8 p.m.                                           another film they’re screening                    The role of Balls is played by              Cruiser shot, edited and did the       Underexposed.                          of a show man and Sean is a
Nine Planets and                                 in the Union Theater tomorrow                  Barker. His friend from home,                  special effects.                          “It’s about a filmmaker in col-     little more on the strategy side
Counting                                         afternoon at 2, 4 and 7 p.m. with              Micah Kemplin, plays the role of                  “There are a few elaborate          lege,” Barker said. “It’s based        of camp. They compliment each
112 Physical Sciences Bldg.                      a panel discussion with the cast               Doris.                                         green screen shots that suspend        on situations that actually hap-       other well.”
                                                 and crew at 5:30 p.m.                             Barker knew he wanted to do                 reality,” Barker said. “There is a     pened, but more ridiculous than           Both of them wish to continue
                                                    The two met their senior year               something in the performing arts               high-speed chase where I jump          real life. The characters are more     making movies for a living.
Untimed event                                    of high school in Fairborn, Ohio,              but not necessarily film.                      from one car to another.”              exaggerated.”                             “I want to do exactly what we
Billiards Tournament                             which is where they shot their                    “I always wanted to be an enter-               The enjoyment of seeing the            Jim Davis, film instructor,         do now, but for credit,” Cruiser
Black Swamp Pub                                  new film with the help of friends              tainer; I’ve done stuff in music,              audience’s reaction to the films is    is the adviser for their series,       said.




                        Gambling on an addiction                                                                                                            Ohio city’s alcohol sales sinfully taxing
                                                                                                                                                        By Robert Taylor & Andrew     said, with the revenue going           yet; a law prohibiting cities to
          By Pam Louwagie                                                                                                                                         Gaug
                                                                                                                                                                                      toward the Kent Department of          implement a sin tax would have
               MCT                                                                                                                                               U-Wire               Public Safety, though what they        to be amended for the tax to
                                                                                                                                                                                      would fund and how much of it          become a reality, and the state
MINNEAPOLIS — The allure of                                                                                                                    KENT, Ohio — In an effort to           would be implemented has not           has not voiced any interest yet.
gambling calls out to Matthew                                                                                                                  raise money for the city of Kent,      been set.                                 “Our law director wrote our
Bowles-Roth wherever he goes.                                                                                                                  Ohio, local officials are looking        While Ohio allows counties to        state representative this week to
When he drives on the freeway,                                                                                                                 into the possibility of a sin tax on   implement sin taxes, if Kent were      see if they could remodify the
casino billboards entice him                                                                                                                   alcohol sales.                         to apply the extra tax it would be     law to focus on cities,” Ruller said.
with riches. When he buys ciga-                                                                                                                  The tax would probably be 4          the first tax of its kind in a city.   “Right now we are fishing to see
rettes at the convenience store,                                                                                                               cents, City Manager Dave Ruller          Barhoppers shouldn’t worry           what we can get.”
lottery tickets shine under the
glass counter. When he flips
through TV channels, guys
his age appear in high-stakes
poker tournaments, beaming
like movie stars. Each time,
Matthew pauses. He can’t take
that path again. He forces him-                                                                   RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII | MCT PHOTO
self to remember what it was like                 ALL IN: Matthew Bowles-Roth, a recovering gambler, holds up the ace of spades from
when he did: Lying. Stealing.                     Mystic Lake Casino where he played blackjack extensively in Minneapolis, Minnesota,
Dropping out of college.                          January 8, 2007.
   “There’s tons of things that I
just wish I had never done,” he
says now, four years later.                      among zcollege-age men in                   poker than doing something
   At 22, Matthew has experi-                    recent years, according to one              ‘more dangerous’ like drinking
enced the grip of gambling in a                  study in Pennsylvania. And                  and doing drugs.”
way most people never will. In                   many of them learned the game                  Research is scant about col-
just three years, he went from                   in high school.                             lege-age gambling participa-
someone who had never gam-                         In many cases, “parents are               tion over time. And studies
bled to compulsive gambler to                    actually strongly encouraging               conflict on the question of
recovering addict.                               their kids to play poker,” said             whether young people are more
   He is part of an age group that               Jeff Derevensky, co-director                susceptible to become prob-
is drawing increasing concern                    of the International Centre for             lem gamblers — some studies
from gambling-addiction coun-                    Youth Gambling Problems and                 say yes, others cast doubt on
selors, government regulators                    High-Risk Behaviors at McGill               that premise. Still, researchers
and college administrators.                      University in Montreal, Quebec.             are concerned that gambling
   Card playing and Internet                     “They would prefer them to                  accessibility could lead to more
gambling have increased                          be in their basements playing               problems.




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     Talk less, do more: Let’s
    take a stand on campus
W
            ith one semester behind us in the           get excited about and what they would like to
            academic year, it’s time to look back       see changed.
            and evaluate our Undergraduate                 It will be a lot of
Student Government.                                     work, but members of                YOU DECIDE
   Voted in to represent the voice of the stu-          USG must remember
dents, USG is supposed to be taking on the              they are operating                  What would you
                                                                                    like to see USG do this
issues affecting campus.                                on the student’s pay-
                                                                                    semester? Send an e-mail to
   What we at The BG News have seen, howev-             roll and they have a        thenews@bgnews.com and
er, is a lack of tangible accomplishment. Many          responsibility to all       tell us what you think, or post
ideas and issues have been discussed in front           of us.                      feedback on our Web site.
of USG and many promises have been made,                    There are ways to
but few have been carried out.                          accomplish this. The
    The leaders at USG need to realize the full         BG News would like to encourage USG to set
responsibility of their power. Students want to         more tangible and specific goals. Goals that
see change on campus, and they voted Bernard            can be shared with the student body and goals
Little and Kristin Kublis into office to bring          that can be reached.
about that change.                                         There are several chances for USG to do this.                                                                                                                                               MCT
   We don’t mean to put all the pressure on             Upcoming issues such as the Coalition Against
USG, there’s an equal amount of blame to be             Rising Tuition and the implementing of a
placed on the apathy of our student body. It’s          downtown shuttle route, provide perfect chanc-


                                                                                                                        USG needs a serious makeover
hard to listen to the students if they never come       es for USG to lay down step-by-step outlines of
to a single USG meeting.                                what they would like to see accomplished.
   But that is part of the job of the USG sena-            USG has let down the students this past
tors. With the position comes a prerequisite            semester. The sitting leaders still have a chance
that you be excited about the issues, excited           to make it up to us — there are three months
about change. It’s the job of USG to infect the         left in the semester. Students need to see                    Combining USG and RSA would give students a voice they can actually use
student population with that same excitement.           changes on this campus and USG should be
   USG needs to reach out to students, even             making them happen.                                                                                      an original idea. Just this past               trying to provide a voice for the
if they don’t seem to want to listen. Senators             So USG members please, talk less and do                                                               September a private univer-                    students.
need to be probing the campus to find out               more with the time you have left. Let’s see a                                                            sity in Tennessee, Vanderbilt                     The main difference is that
what really matters to students, what they will         USG with something to be really proud of.                                                                University, did exactly the                    RSA actually accomplishes
                                                                                                                                        AMANDA HOOVER            same thing.                                    its goals, and has an impact
                                                                                                                                         OPINION EDITOR
                                                                                                                                                                    They combined their Student                 on student life, while the USG
                                                                                                                                                                 Government Association                         hides behind its constitution


 Plastic grocery bags: Keep out
                                                                                                                                                                 (the equivalent of our USG)                    and its rules of order, and never
                                                                                                                      More than 20,000 students                  and Interhall (RSA) to form                    gets much done.
                                                                                                                      currently attend BGSU. With                the Vanderbilt Student                            On its list of accomplish-
                                                                                                                      that many minds wandering                  Government.                                    ments this year, the USG has

  of reach of the environment                                                                                         around, filled with opinion
                                                                                                                      and ideas, it can be hard for
                                                                                                                      any University to know what
                                                                                                                      they can do to keep the student
                                                                                                                                                                    An article in the campus
                                                                                                                                                                 newspaper, The Vanderbilt
                                                                                                                                                                 Hustler, the president of
                                                                                                                                                                 Interhall, Devin Donovan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                held several open forums on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                issues relating to the campus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Talking, but never acting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The “legislation” passed
                                      More progressive nations in           resort solely to recycling is not         body happy.                                explained the need for the                     by the USG on the issue of
                                   Europe and the former conti-             necessarily a way to decrease                That’s where the                        change: “Vanderbilt Student                    lowering the minimum GPA
                                   nent turned country Australia            energy consumption.                       Undergraduate Student                      Government will take on all of                 requirement was a joke. At one
                                   have all adopted legislation to             By reusing plastic bags, or            Government comes in.                       the responsibilities and the ser-              page long, with half the page
                  CHAD PUTERBAUGH reduce the use of plastic bags.           opting for cloth bags, consum-               According to the USG mis-               vices that are currently offered,              dedicated to those the “legisla-
                       COLUMNIST   The legislation is largely in the        ers can bypass the energy                 sion statement, its goal is to             but it will eliminate the redun-               tion” would be forwarded to, it
                                   form of an extra fee that one            required to run recycling plants,         “furthe[r] the needs of the                dancies and inefficiencies that                essentially said the USG really
                                   would have to pay each time              only further benefiting the               student body” and to “act                  currently exist.”                              doesn’t think this is a good idea.
Do you remember your last trip     a plastic bag is acquired from           earth.                                    with vision, and meet not only                The change will take place for                 Its representation of the
to one of the grocery stores?      a store.                                    Even if you can’t bring your-          the current needs, but future              the beginning of the next aca-                 “voice of campus” is a cute title
   You probably browsed, found        The thought is a simple eco-          self to remember every single             needs of the students” while               demic year.                                    used to accomplish nothing.
your selection and bought it.      nomic principle: The higher              time you shop, there have been            “provid[ing] opportunities for                Our University needs to con-                And we pay them $21,607 to
Afterward, the inevitable would    the price, the less quantity is          massive efforts lately to improve         students to learn, grow, and               sider the benefits of adopting                 do it. This is compared to the
have been asked: Would you like demanded. Put another way:                  recycling technology. According           lead.”                                     this change here in BG. The RSA                $3,500 total that RSA offices
a bag?                             People are going to be upset that        to Plasticsresource.com, the                 But our USG isn’t doing that.           acts as the voice of on-campus                 split amongst themselves.
   Well of course I want a bag!    they have to pay, so they may            number of plastic recycling               After a semester of messy inter-           students. It governs every Hall                   The USG needs to consider
How else am I going to get this    not rely so much on plastic.             facilities has grown by 80 per-           nal debacles, many students                Council on campus and does                     the needs of the students when
junk into my room?                    A reduction in plastic bags           cent since 1990.                          are left wondering what’s more             more for students than USG.                    re-evaluating the structure of
   Though getting the standard     does not necessarily have to                Also, the market for recycled          important: USG’s by-laws or the               And while RSA currently                     its organization.
plastic bag at the grocery may     lead to a reduction in shop-             plastics has also increased in            voices of the students?                    deals with the social aspect of                   And don’t make too many
seem like a simple act of con-     ping. Often progressive Web              the past decade. According to                Even when they tried to                 life at the University, it’s been              assumptions about what other
venience, the repercussions are    sites offer suggestions for peo-         the same source, 56 percent of            speak to students in their annu-           very successful in its efforts.                students want. You might be
quite large.                       ple who are trying to decrease           recycled plastics turn into the           al State of the Student Body                  Included in its list of accom-              surprised to know that the
   When considering the            their waste. Such suggestions            fiber for carpet and clothing,            Address, senators and onlook-              plishments for this year are                   proposal to combine the SGA
amount of people who are also      include reusing those plastic            another 22 percent are used               ers agreed: The attendance was             three leadership conferences                   and Interhall at Vanderbilt was
getting bags, the amount of bags bags that you have stored in               to make plastic bottles, and              abysmal.                                   here at BG, two semester start-                approved in an astounding
per person, and the number         your room, or to bring your              around 18 percent are remade                 In an article in The BG News            off events boasting attendance                 1,056:112 vote.
of trips to the grocery store in   own cloth bag to the store.              as plastic piping.                        on Jan. 23, several senators dis-          of more than 300 people each                      Why should we have to pay
a week, we’re talking a serious       The benefits of the “supply              As if this cornucopia of useful        cussed their belief that the USG           and the fact that representatives              more to a group that accom-
amount of plastic.                 your own bag” strategy are               items weren’t enough, recycled            needs to be restructured. While            serving on RSA are all from Hall               plished less? Why should we
   This is not a new issue.        plentiful. For one, it is acces-         plastic bags have also become             they are proposing a bicameral             Councils where students who                    have to vote for leaders who
According to Socialpages.com,      sible to anyone who has gone             a modern hip form of material             student congress, similar to our           actually know the candidates                   make vague and empty cam-
nearly 10 million plastic bags     shopping before. Also, it allows         for carrying bags. Web sites              U.S. Congress, I propose a much            have voted them into office.                   paign promises like they were
are thrown away (not recycled)     anyone who wishes to, in a               such as hipandzen.com offer a             more dramatic change.                         The RSA’s mission statement,                sleazy politicians in training?
every day around the world.        small way, contribute to a bet-          variety of products from bags                The USG is, in itself a formal-         taken directly from its Web site,                 Let’s take some advice from
These 10 million plastic bags,     ter world. As an eventual effect,        to sweaters made of things                ly useless organization. So why            says, “The purpose of this orga-               a university older than us, let’s
which, among other things,         less plastic bags in circulation         like recycled plastic bags, and           do we still have it? Well, because         nization is to provide a voice for             cut down on redundancies
do not decompose, have been        will mean fewer bags in the              recycled aluminum.                        of what I mentioned earlier:               resident students, to improve                  and inefficiencies by combing
known to be accidentally ingest- trash, clogging pipes, or trap-               Environmentalism does not              it’s hard for the University to            the quality of life on campus,                 the USG and RSA to form an
ed by unsuspecting animals,        ping small sea animals.                  have to be as scary as you might          hear from 20,000 individual                to promote unity and commu-                    organization that can act as
and clog drainage ditches.            The sad truth is that we, as          think. With a little bit of effort,       students. It’s much easier to              nity among university housing                  the voice of all students while
   The myriad of bad effects       Americans, are taught to abide           and maybe some creativity,                hear from one group of student-            units, and to promote diversity                both battling current issues and
from the use and improper dis-     by... or at least recognize the          helping the environment does              elected representatives.                   and awareness for all resident                 providing students with a real
posal of plastic bags may pale in three R’s: reduce, reuse and recy-        not have to be out of your reach.            My proposal is that we dis-             students of Bowling Green State                service they can use.
comparison to over consump-        cle, yet we only seem to employ                                                    band the USG and combine it                University.”
tion of oil or coal, but unlike    recycling. What makes the                                                          and its duties with our Resident              Sounds familiar, no? The
either of these materials, plastic three R’s a valuable tool is its all-       Send comments to Chad Puterbaugh at    Student Association.                       USG and RSA are trying to do                      Send comments to Amanda Hoover at
bag consumption is easy to fix.    encompassing dimensions. To              cwputer@bgsu.edu.                            Now stop gasping, it’s not              nearly the same thing. They’re                 hoovama@bgsu.edu.




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JACKSON
From Page 1
                                                     “While civil rights is a big part
                                                  of his work, he’s also inserted
                                                  himself into global affairs,”
                                                                                                    HYMN
                                                                                                    From Page 1
                                                                                                                                         “We need a new                  a check which has come back
                                                                                                                                                                         marked ‘insufficient funds.’”
                                                                                                                                                                            “We suffer from a broken
                                                                                                                                                                                                               “I hope that people will go
                                                                                                                                                                                                            out and register to vote,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                            junior Kelli Brown.
                                                  Kirkland said.                                                                          direction, new                 promise,” Jackson reiterated.         There is so much pain and
   Eventually, he met his idol and                   On the international stage                        The repetition began again                                        “We can’t have a dream unless      hurt in the world, and every-
came to work closely with him as                  Jackson has worked closely                        with the lyrics:                     priorities. This is             they honor the promise.”           one needs to know about it, she
a leader of the Southern Christian                with Nelson Mandela and oth-                         “I need you, you need me.                                            Before that promise comes,      said. That knowledge needs to
LeadershipConference.Together                     ers to help promote democracy                        We’re all a part of God’s          the time for a                 Jackson said a new direction       be passed along and used to
they worked to stage protest ral-                 in Africa and has taken part in                   body.                                                                is needed.                         vote.
lies, marches and boycotts that                   Middle East peace negotiations.                      Stand with me, agree with             change.”                       “We need a new direction,          But senior Marcus Thomas is
helped bring an end to Jim Crow                      His work has also led him into                 me.                                                                  new priorities,” Jackson said.     still leery of voting. He believes
segregation in the south.                         the world of politics. A two-time                    We’re all a part of God’s           Jesse Jackson | Activist      “This is the time for a change.”   the electoral college has too
   But when ask how he man-                       presidential candidate, Jackson                   body.”                                                                  And then he called for some     much control over the decision
aged to become a part of King’s                   ran in 1984 and again in 1988.                       He moved the audience to         “English is a great language;    repetition once more.              of who becomes president.
inner circle, Jackson quipped                        Although he did not win the                    song. He called for an even       Jesus didn’t speak it, however,”      He and the audience chant-      Nonetheless, Thomas still
that it wasn’t particularly dif-                  White House, Jackson said that                    playing field for everyone.       Jackson said, which brought        ed, “Nobody has a right to         plans on registering to vote;
ficult.                                           his bids were a success.                             “We did not know how good      the filled ballroom to cheers      degrade anybody.”                  not today, but sometime in the
   “It was $37.50 weekly pay.                        “The victory was in registering                baseball could be until blacks    and clapping.                         Then they said, “You can’t      future.
There was no health insurance.                    millions of new voters,” he said.                 could play,” Jackson said.          Then he began talking            beat this school and want             President Ribeau hopes
And it required a willingness to                     Today Jackson continues to                        Another example Jackson        about King. Jackson told about     lower tuition and not register     that students will remember
be shot,” he said. “There was not                 speak out on issues, calling for                  offered to the audience con-      King’s last birthday, which was    to vote.”                          Jackson’s message about vot-
a long line of applicants.”                       a leveling of the playing field                   cerned the high number of         spent planning a march to             Jackson meant that with-        ing and then educate them-
   Jackson’s work continued even                  through making education                          Indian and Pakistani doctors      Washington, D.C.                   out voting, change cannot be       selves so they are aware of the
after King was assassinated. As                   available for all. He said that                   in the United States. They are      King had already given his “I    made, and to make change,          issues they are voting either for
founder of the Rainbow/Push                       Americans have done a poor                        paid $40,000 to go to school in   have a dream” speech, which        Jackson wanted everyone to         or against.
Coalition, Jackson said that he                   job keeping up with countries                     their home countries, while it    Jackson said should properly       follow King’s legacy: “To act         “We need to do more prior
continues to advocate for King’s                  like India and Pakistan when it                   costs $100,000 to attend school   be called a broken promise         in the courage of your convic-     to elections and build on that,”
message.                                          comes to providing and educa-                     to become a doctor here, he       speech.                            tions.”                            Ribeau said.
   “We must not admire him,”                      tion to all its citizens.                         said.                               “Lincoln promised first             So after his speech, he asked      Jackson also felt strongly
Jackson said. “But we must be                        “They make smart doctors, we                      Valuing multicultural learn-   class citizenship and free-        for everyone in the audience       about educated voting.
willing to follow him.”                           make smart bombs,” he said.                       ing was another suggested         dom,” Jackson said, adding         to come forward. He wanted            For example, the 18,000 stu-
   Although he’s known for his                       This commitment to educa-                      pathway to an even playing        Congress had passed the 13th       all of those students to regis-    dents at the University have a
commitment to civil rights                        tion, combined with all his other                 field. Language is used to com-   Amendment, but there still         ter to vote. Twenty students       community of interest. They
issues within the United States,                  accomplishments made him an                       municate, but not to divide       was no equality. Jackson said      joined this line, and he told      could stand up to fight for
he has also pursued humani-                       ideal speaker for young people,                   Jackson said. So he asked for     that is what King meant when       them they would be able to         what they believe in and wit-
tarian issues abroad, said Kim                    said Jill Carr, member of the                     more people to learn new lan-     he said, “America has given        register to vote in the library    ness the power of their vote,
Kirkland, Affirmative Action                      Legacy committee and dean of                      guages.                           the Negro people a bad check,      today at noon.                     Jackson said.
Officer at the University and                     students.
member of the Martin Luther                          “He just has this connection
King Legacy committee respon-                     to history,” Carr said. “Students
sible for bringing Jackson to                     can really gain a lot from his per-
campus.                                           spective and his experience.”




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                                                                                                                                                                    Ohio University to cut
                                                                                                                                                                    four varsity programs
                                                                                                                                                                 ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio               Hocutt said eliminating the
                                                                                                                                                                 University is dropping three        programs would save $685,000.
                                                                                                                                                                 men’s varsity sports and one        The athletic department
                                                                                                                                                                 women’s program to save             expects a $4 million deficit this
                                                                                                                                                                 money and to help meet a fed-       year but hopes to balance its
                                                                                                                                                                 eral requirement that men’s         budget by 2011, he said.
                                                                                                                                                                 and women’s athletic scholar-          Ohio University is the eighth
                                                                                                                                                                 ships roughly equal the ratio of    Mid-American Conference
HOCKEY                                                                                                                                                           men and women on campus.            member to eliminate varsity
                                                                                                                                                                    Athletic director Kirby          programs since 1999, includ-
Gilbert unveils                                                                                                                                                  Hocutt said yesterday that          ing two schools in Ohio. Miami
                                                                                                                                                                 men’s swimming and diving,          University eliminated men’s
blueprint for new                                                                                                                                                men’s indoor track and field,       tennis, soccer and wrestling in
team in Cleveland                                                                                                                                                men’s outdoor track and field       1999, and Bowling Green cut
The Lake Erie Monsters will                                                                                                                                      and women’s lacrosse will be        men’s tennis, swimming and
                                                                                                                                                                 discontinued after this school      indoor and outdoor track and
play at Quicken Loans Arena                                                                                                                                      year.                               field in 2002. Bowling Green
next year as a farm team for                                                                                                                                        That will leave Ohio with 16     already had dropped wrestling
the Colorado Avalanche. See                                                                                                                                      varsity programs, the Division      and men’s lacrosse.
                                                                                                                                                                 I-A minimum.                           Hocutt said dropping the
more | Page 7                                                                                                                                                       The university, located          men’s programs was the only
                                                                                                                                                                 about 70 miles southeast from       way to comply with Title IX of
     SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                    Columbus, is committed to           the Educational Amendments
                                                                                                                                                                 being a Division I-A program,       of 1972.
                                                                                                                                                                 Hocutt said in a statement             “We are not in the finan-
TODAY                                                                                                                                                            released by the university.         cial position to add a women’s
Hockey:                                                                                                                                                             “Yet we are faced with some      program, and therefore must
vs. Alaska; 7 p.m.                                                                                                                                               significant problems that have      take alternative measures to
Swimming:                                                                                                                                                        been in existence for several       continue our commitment to
                                                                                                                                                                 years,” he said. “If we don’t       compliance with this federal
at Miami [OH]; 5 p.m.                                                                                                                                            make these tough decisions          statute,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                 now, we would place our entire
                                                                                                                                                                 program at risk.”                           See OHIO | Page 7
SATURDAY
Hockey:
vs. Alaska; 7 p.m.
Men’s basketball:
at Central Michigan; 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                       Cavaliers’ James has
Tennis:
at Ohio State; 10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                       X-rays on sore big toe
Track and field:                                                                                                                                                        By Tom Withers                  James’ injury doesn’t appear
at Findlay; 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                                  The Associated Press          to be serious, good news for
                                                                                                                                                                                                     the Cavaliers, who are playing
                                                                                                                                                                 CLEVELAND — X-rays taken            their worst ball of the season.
SUNDAY                                                                                                                                                           on LeBron James’ sore right         Cleveland has lost five of six
Women’s basketball:                                                                                                                                              big toe were negative and the       overall, including two in a row
at Eastern Michigan; 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                   Cleveland Cavaliers are hop-        at home.
                                                                                                                                                                 ing their superstar forward            After having the Eastern
Gymnastics:                                                                                                                                                      doesn’t have to miss any            Conference’s best record for
at Northern Illinois; 2 p.m.                                                                                                                                     upcoming games.                     weeks, the Cavaliers are in
Track and field:                                                                                                                                                   James injured his toe dur-        second place behind Detroit
at Findlay; 9:30 a.m.                                                                                                                                            ing the recent West Coast           in the Central Division and
                                                                                                                                                                 road trip and aggravated it         only lead fourth-place Indiana
                                                                                                                                                                 during Wednesday night’s            by two games.
      OUR CALL                                                                                                                       SHAWANO CLEARY | AP PHOTO
                                                                                                                                                                 double-overtime loss to the            The Cavs blamed a lacklus-
                                                                                                                                                                 Philadelphia 76ers. James           ter effort and loss to Orlando
                                 GOING UP: BG’s Carin Horne (14) shoots over Amanda Parker (44) of WMU to score in the first half of Wednesday’s game.           scored a season-high 39 points      last Monday to being too tired
The List                                                                                                                                                         — 13 in the second OT — and         from a seven-game road trip.
The BG News presents the                                                                                                                                         played 53 minutes.                  Brown isn’t buying it, and is




                                                Birds do battle
top five big men in college                                                                                                                                        “He stubbed his toe a few         eager to get his team out of its
                                                                                                                                                                 games ago, and he hit it again      current funk.
basketball because that                                                                                                                                          last night,” coach Mike Brown          “I’m a no-excuse guy,” he
seems to be the type of                                                                                                                                          said after practice yesterday.      said. “We’ve still got to win
season it is.                                                                                                                                                      After getting tests done          ball games. Everybody faces
                                                                                                                                                                 on his toe at the Cleveland         tough stretches like this and
1. Kevin Durant-                      The Falcons travel up to Ypsilanti, Mich., Sunday to take on the Eagles                                                    Clinic, James did not take          somehow, someway we’ve got
                                                                                                                                                                 part in Cleveland’s light work-     to dig down and find a way to
Texas: This guy might                     By Colin Wilson
go before Greg Oden in the               Assistant Sports Editor     “They are going to since Feb. 23, 2005. If those num-
                                                                                         are not talking about
                                                                                                                the Falcons                                      out before the team flew to
                                                                                                                                                                 Philadelphia tonight. James
                                                                                                                                                                                                     win. We know we can play bet-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ter than what we’ve played.
draft, he’s got all the same
                                 The BG women’s basketball team
                                                                    come out fired up to bers, theirgame we play, we know
                                                                                           “Every
                                                                                                     opponents are.                                              was not available for com-
                                                                                                                                                                 ment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        “You get tired of talking
                                                                                                                                                                                                     about it, you’ve just got to go
skills, and he’s not as rough    is heading into its toughest Mid- play us, and we have that teams are going to have the                                           Brown expects James to            out there and do it.”
around the edges, 24 points      American Conference game to                             shot-out-of-a-cannon effect, as                                         be in the lineup against the
and 11 boards a game.            date at Eastern Michigan Sunday. to match their effort we call it,” said guard Kate Achter.                                     Sixers.                                     See JAMES | Page 7
                                 The Eagles are 6-1 in the MAC this                      “They are going to come out fired
2. Greg Oden- Ohio               year and have already won key         and intensity.”   up to play us, and we have to                                             Every Friday, we ask you about the issues affecting sports today
State: He’s already being        games against Northern Illinois                         match their effort and intensity.”
                                                                                   Kate Achter | Point Guard
                                                                                                                                                                    What do
                                 and Kent State.                                                                              Eastern has been a great rivalry
talked about as the Player of       Eastern is led by forward Sarah                                                        for the Falcons; the teams have
the Year and he’s only played    Van Metre and guards Patrice                won our 16th game, we talked                  gone 4-4 against one another
13 games averaging 15 and
10 and he shoots 65 percent.
3. Nick Fazekas-
                                 McKinney and Alyssa Pittman.
                                 The trio has combined for about
                                 48 points per game in MAC play.
                                    The Falcons are coming off a 90-
                                                                             about the fact that we guaranteed
                                                                             ourselves a winning record for the
                                                                             season,” said coach Curt Miller
                                                                             after Wednesday’s game. “We
                                                                                                                           during Miller’s tenure. The loss of
                                                                                                                           standout players Ryan Coleman
                                                                                                                           and Nikki Knapp have not slowed
                                                                                                                           the Eagles at all.
                                                                                                                                                                                     YOU think?
                                                                                                                                                                    Which Falcon head coach has done the least
Nevada [below]: His
                                 62 win against Western Michigan,
                                 but don’t put much stock in their
                                                                             know that you are one play, one
                                                                             injury away from going on a los-
                                                                                                                              If Wednesday’s game was a
                                                                                                                           “breakout” game for the Falcons,
                                                                                                                                                                    to merit a contract renewal?
numbers are great, they have     staggering 32-game conference               ing streak. Maybe I’m a glass-half-           they picked a great night for it.
                                 win streak and their 10-game                empty guy. We don’t talk about                   “Yes, it was a breakout game for
                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeff Inselmann — Senior
been for three years now.        overall win streak though.                  that streak.”                                 us. We had not played well, and                             “With attendance like it is and the team
He’s putting up 20 points           “We don’t talk about those                  The Falcons are now 17-2 and
                                                                                                                                    See B-BALL | Page 7                                struggling to be .500, I’d say Gregg
and 11.6 rebounds a game.        streaks at all. Honestly, when we           have won 51 of their last 57 games
                                                                                                                                                                                       Brandon.”
4. Joaquin Noah-
Florida: He might not
have great numbers with 13
                                         Federer ousts Roddick in Aussie semi-finals
points and 8.5 rebounds but                                                                                                                                        Drew Bishop — Junior
                                                                                                                                    By John Pye
he shoots 66 percent and is a
                                                                                                                                 The Associated Press              “Gregg Brandon. He had a good year with
ball of constant energy.
                                                                                                                                                                   Urban Meyer’s recruits, but since then
5. Tyler Hansborough                                                                                                   MELBOURNE, Australia — If he
                                                                                                                       could pick any player from any              hasn’t really done anything to get his con-
- UNC: He’s got 18.5                                                                                                   era to test himself against, Roger          tract renewed.”
points and 8 boards and is                                                                                             Federer would like a shot at Rod
                                                                                                                       Laver or Bjorn Borg.
probably sharing the front-                                                                                               Laver, the last man to win all four
court with Freshman of the                                                                                             majors in one season, was in the                                Brandon Ybarra — Junior
Year candidate Brandon                                                                                                 stadium that carries his name yes-
                                                                                                                       terday to witness Federer disman-                                “Dan Dakich because we’re not getting the
Wright.                                                                                                                tle Andy Roddick in the Australian
                                                                                                                       Open semifinals. After what he saw,
                                                                                                                                                                                        right players that we need.”
                                                                                                                       Laver would just as soon stick to
                                                                                                                       meeting Federer in the locker room
                                                                                                                       — after the matches.
                                                                                                                          Federer likes to put on a show
                                                                                                                       when Laver is at Rod Laver Arena,
                                                                                                                       and called his 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 victo-
                                                                                                                                                                              Jeremy Green — Sophomore
                                                                                                                       ry over Roddick his best match in            “Coach Brandon. We lost to Temple.”
                                                                                                                       Melbourne.
                                                                                                                          “I had one of these days when
                                                                                                                       everything worked,” the Swiss star
                                                                                             MARK BAKER | AP PHOTO     said. “I was unbeatable. I was play-
                                 GAME, SET, MATCH: Roger Federer reacts after his semifinal match against Andy
                                 Roddick of the U.S. at the Australian Open tennis tournament yesterday.                           See FEDERER | Page 7
7 Friday, January 26, 2007                                                                                SPORTS                                                                                               WWW.BGNEWS.COM


FEDERER
From Page 6
ing out of my mind. I am shocked
                                              Gilbert, Bubolz show off                                                                                                      THE BG NEWS SUDOKU

myself.”
    The win put him in his sev-
enth consecutive Grand Slam
final, tying a record set by Jack
Crawford in 1934, and left him
                                              new hockey team’s plan
                                              By Tom Withers
only one victory from a 10th                 The Associated Press
Grand Slam title. He will meet
the winner of the Fernando            CLEVELAND — Scaring fans
Gonzalez-Tommy Haas semifi-           into their seats — and keeping
nal in Sunday’s championship          them there — will be the goal
match.                                of the Lake Erie Monsters, the
    With seemingly few challeng-      city’s new minor league hockey
ers among his contemporaries,         team.
Federer is often asked about             With artificial fog and dimmed
facing one of the greats from         lights setting an eerie mood,
another time — Laver and Borg         owner Dan Gilbert unveiled the
come to his mind.                     team nickname, logo and col-
    Both won 11 majors — Borg         ors for the American Hockey
                                                                                                                                      THOMAS ONDREY | AP PHOTO
from 16 finals spanning 1974 to       League affiliate that will begin
‘81, and Laver in a five-season       play at Quicken Loans Arena            WELCOME!: Kerry Bubolz, Lake Erie Monsters president, displays some promotional
run wedged around his absence         next season.                           material heralding the arrival of the new AHL hockey team at a Quicken Loans Arena
from the Grand Slam tourna-              The Monsters, whose logo            news conference launching the new team.
ments from 1963-67.                   consists of a black reptile-like
    By Sunday, Federer is likely to   head and two bright yellow eyes       size market. Like the Cavs, the             Len Komoroski, who previous-
be only one major title behind,       peering above a blue water sur-       Monsters plan corporate pro-                ly worked for the Lumberjacks,            SUDOKO
although Laver expects him to         face, will operate as the primary     grams, group rates and other                feels the Monsters can thrive             To play: Complete the grid
go a lot further and break Pete       feeder for the NHL’s Colorado         promotions to lure avid hockey              partly because the AHL no                 so that every row, column
Sampras’ record of 14 Grand           Avalanche.                            fans as well as newcomers to                longer competes with the IHL
                                                                                                                                                                  and every 3 x 3 box contains
Slam titles.                             “We expect Monster Hockey          the sport.                                  for players, creating a better
    “I think the art of Roger is      to be a smash hit with fans and          In recent years, minor league            product.                                  the digits 1 to 9. There is no
probably the best player I’ve ever    can’t wait to develop what will       hockey has been a tough sell in                Also, Cleveland has a strong           guessing or math involved.
seen ... The way he’s compiling       be one of the most exciting,          Cleveland, which has seen sev-              hockey history — the city has             Just use logic to solve
the Grand Slam titles, I think        energy-packed game atmo-              eral affiliates come and go.                supported teams dating to the
he’s got a great chance of being      spheres in the AHL,” Gilbert,            Poor ticket sales drove the              1930s — and there is interest
the best ever,” Laver said.           the Cleveland Cavaliers’              Cleveland Barons, the top                   throughout the region because
    The 68-year-old Laver made a      owner, said yesterday. “Just like     minor-league affiliate of the               of a large number of youth
rare return to Melbourne from         Cavaliers games, our fans are         San Jose Sharks, to Worcester,              hockey organizations.
California to marvel Federer          going to have a blast and help        Mass., after last season. The                  “There’s a pulse and heart-
again.                                create that special home-ice          Barons had replaced the                     beat for hockey here that is very
    “Roger’s got too many shots,      advantage for our players.”           Cleveland Lumberjacks, a mod-               strong,” Komoroski said. “All
too much talent in one body,”            Gilbert promised “fun, fam-        erately successful International            we’re going to do is revive that
Laver said. “It’s hardly fair that    ily entertainment” at Monster         Hockey League club that folded              ember, blow on it and turn it
one person can do all this — his      games, and said tickets would         along with the league in 2001.              into a raging fire. It will be suc-
backhands, his forehands, vol-        be affordable for fans in the mid-       Quicken Loans president                  cessful.”
leys, serving, his court position
... the way he moves around the
court, you feel like he’s barely
touching the ground. That’s the
sign of a great champion.”
                                      B-BALL                                   The defense was stellar
                                                                            again as the Falcons forced 25
                                                                            turnovers, which generated 31
                                                                                                                          JAMES
                                      From Page 6                                                                         From Page 6
    And that’s a daunting pros-
pect for Gonzalez or Haas.
Haas, a two-time semifinalist in
                                      this is just the way we think,”
                                      Miller said. “This is a blue-collar
                                                                            points. There were 16 steals in
                                                                            the game for BG. If the Falcons
                                                                            can reproduce that performance
                                                                                                                            Brown said he has tried the
                                                                                                                          soft and tough approach with
                                                                                                                                                                  OHIO                               field coach Clay Calkin will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                     retained at their current sala-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ries and will continue coach-
                                                                                                                                                                  From Page 6
Australia, has never reached a        program, and the sum is greater       against Eastern’s dangerous trio,             his players.                                                               ing their respective sports in
Grand Slam final. Gonzalez is         than its parts.”                      it will be a good night.                        “I’ve gotten mad at them.               The move will affect 87 stu-     the women’s program.
into the semis at a major for the       Its parts had a pretty good            “Offense wins games, defense               My toe hurts from kicking               dents on scholarship, Hocutt          Ohio has competed in track
first time.                           night at Western Michigan. Ali        wins championships. That’s                    something,” he said. “But you           said. Those who stay at Ohio       and field since the early 1900s,
    Roddick, who beat Federer in      Mann had 21 points and Kate           what we pride our program                     play too many games for me to           will receive grants-in-aid for     and swimming and diving was
an exhibition tournament less         Achter added 19 as BG shot            on, playing defense and get-                  go ballistic every time we don’t        their remaining eligibility, and   made a varsity sport for men
than two weeks ago and had            a scorching 56 percent from           ting stops,” Achter said. “There              play well. It isn’t going to do me      the university will help stu-      in 1935. The women’s lacrosse
match points against him at the       the field and 44 percent from         are times in practices where we               good and it isn’t going to do           dents transfer to another col-     program was reinstated in
Masters Cup last November,            beyond the arc. The point total       dread the defensive sections.                 the team good. You have to use          lege that offers their sport.      1999 after competing as a var-
rated the prospect of an upset        of 90 was the Falcons second-         But, defense has been our bread               other tactics but they’ve seen            Swimming and diving coach        sity sport from the late 1960s
as “slim.”                            highest this season.                  and butter.”                                  two different side of me.”              Greg Werner and track and          through 1982.
    The women’s final tomor-
row features top-seeded Maria
Sharapova against No. 81-
ranked Serena Williams. Despite
the ranking disparity, nobody is
counting Williams out.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Friday, January 26, 2007 8



FRIDAY
                                                   Girls get wet and wild at Gator’z for lovely lady lumps
                                          By Johnny Payne
                                         Assistant Pulse Editor
                                                                           “A lot of girls want                The victor of the competition
                                                                                                               will be one step closer to co-star-
                                                                                                                                                       hold the last round of the slip-
                                                                                                                                                       pery contests tomorrow, with
                                                                                                                                                                                                  filmed as part of Fox’s show.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     “A lot of girls want boob jobs
                                                                          boob jobs today. It’s                ring in a four-part series on Fox’s     stiff competition and audience             today,” Howard said. “It’s like
                                  Most people think of wet T-shirt                                             daily “Reality Remix” show and          members expected.                          changing a tire: It’s no big deal
The Uncertain 5
                                  contests as the result of too much
                                  drink and too few inhibitions.
                                                                        like changing a tire; it’s             a breast augmentation surgery
                                                                                                               valued at $10,000.
                                                                                                                                                          According to Howard, the win-
                                                                                                                                                       ner will join former “Real World”
                                                                                                                                                                                                  anymore.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     University junior Myles James
terrorize Howard’s Club           But at a Toledo nightclub last
                                  night, one of these hedonistic
                                                                         no big deal anymore.”                    “Whoever the crowd deems
                                                                                                               the winner will get $500 and
                                                                                                                                                       member and current contestant              shared Howard’s indifference
H tonight with help from                                                                                                                               on MTV’s “The Duel” Robin                  about the potentially scanadal-
                                  competitions gave four girls the         Mike Howard | Owner, Gator’z        get sent up to Pontiac, MI,”            Hibbard at Michigan’s Cosmedic             ous “Boob Job Giveaway.”
Toledo’s We Are the Fury          chance to make their dreams           Fox Reality Channel, Gator’z Bar       explained Gator’z owner Mike            Surgery Center for the proce-                 “If all expenses are paid, the
and Akron’s electro/power-        come true.                            and Grill hosted the finals of a       Howard.                                 dure. Hibbard will unsurpris-
pop titans, Trillit. As always,     As part of a program on the         three-week contest last night.            Pontiac’s Sevin Nightclub will       ingly have her breast reduction                     See GATOR’Z | Page 9
things kick off at 9 p.m.
and tickets are $5. Power-
poppers Rediscover bailed
out at the last minute.

Children of
Children Exhibition
takes a sobering, non-
                                            The hardest working man in show biz
                                                                                                                                                            takes a final bow
objective look at teenage
pregnancy thorugh the lens
of photographer Michael
Nye. The free exhibit at the
Toledo Museum of Art will
run through the March 11.

Menopause the
Musical
                                                                                                                                                                            But students
turns a taboo terror of
middle-age into a farcical
                                                                                                                                                                               living in
off-Broadway musical. The
production will run through                                                                                                                                                   America
Jan. 28 at the Collingwood
Arts Center in Toledo.
Tickets start at $37.
                                                                                                                                                                             don’t know
Attacked by Wolves
                                                                                                                                                                              his name
CD Release Party
takes over Club Bijou for
the night and unveils their                                                                                                                                                        By Chelci Howard
bittersweet indie debut,                                                                                                                                                               Reporter

“Ohio” with help from The
Undeserving, Purple Crayon                                                                                                                                                It was literally a silent night this
                                                                                                                                                                          Christmas for the family and fans
and more.                                                                                                                                                                 of legendary soul man, James
                                                                                                                                                                          Brown.
SATURDAY                                                                                                                                                                     Brown showed up for a dentist
                                                                                                                                                                          appointment on Dec. 24, when
                                                                                                                                                                          according to the New York Beacon,
                                                                                                                                                                          his dentist, Dr. Terry Reynolds,
                                                                                                                                                                          noticed that Brown looked “very
                                                                                                                                                                          weak and dazed.” He urged Brown
                                                                                                                                                                          to immediately check himself into
                                                                                                                                                                          a local hospital.
                                                                                                                                                                             Even though his condition con-
Tom Chapin brings his                                                                                                                                                     tinued to worsen with the oncom-
Grammy-winning children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                   See BROWN | Page 9
music to Monroe County
College’s La-Z-Boy Center.
Tickets are $15 and the show
begins at 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                             PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY RACHEL GREENFIELD | THE BG NEWS
Toledo Auto Show
cruises into Toledo’s SeaGate
                                          TOP TEN SINGLES
Convention Centre until Jan.              BILLBOARD TOP R&B SINGLES
28. For $5 auto enthusiasts
can wander aimlessly from                    1956: “Please, Please, Please”                  #5       1965: “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag”                #1        1971: “Make It Funky”                                   #1
10 a.m. until 9 p.m.                         1959: “Try Me”                                  #1       1966: “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World”            #1        1972: “Get On The Good Foot”                            #1
                                             1960: “Think”                                   #7       1967: “Cold Sweat”                                #1        1973: “Sexy, Sexy, Sexy”                                #6
                                             1961: “Baby, You’re Right”                      #2       1968: “I Got The Feelin’”                         #1        1974: “My Thang”                                        #1
                                             1962: “Lost Someone”                            #7       1969: “Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose”              #1        1976: “Get Up Offa That Thing”                          #4
                                             1963: “Prisoner of Love”                        #6       1970: “Super Bad”                                 #1        1988: “I’m Real”                                        #2
Free Show at
Howard’s Club H
featuring local acts Bancroft,
The Tapes and Subvinyl.
Doors open at 9 p.m.

SUNDAY
                                     “The Change” provides                                                            Local Wolves attack Toledo ears
“Man of La
Mancha” is a minimalist
Broadway production of
                                     humor for theatergoers                                                               By Emily Rippe
                                                                                                                             Reporter

the life and death of Don                 By Sarah Moore
                                              Reporter                  life, by the combination of a bottle      Next time you walk into a
Quixote. The Tony award-                                                of wine and a hot flash. The show         music store, check out the
winning musical is playing in                                           stresses that menopause should            W section and count how
                                  The majority of college females       not be dreaded. Instead, it rein-         many ‘Wolf Bands’ there are.
Toledo’s Valentine Theater        throughout campus are between         forces that ‘The Change’ is a nor-        There’s Wolfmother, Wolf
and tickets start at $38.         the ages of 18 and 22. The aches,     mal passage in life.                      Parade, Wolf Eyes, Guitar
                                  the pains, the ups and the downs          Twenty-five famous songs from         Wolf, Steppenwolf; you get
                                  are an unfortunately common           the 60s and 70s are performed             the point — wolves happen
   THEY SAID IT                   part of life for the female gender,   as parodies, including “I Heard           to influence many musicians,
                                  even before they reach the bench      It Thru the Grapevine; You No             especially when it comes to
                                  mark menopausal age.                  Longer See 39” and “Stayin’ Awake!        naming their bands.
  “I am not going to                 However, the production titled     Stayin’ Awake!”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PHOTO PROVIDED
                                                                                                                    And even though the word METALESS: Toledo band Attacked By Wolves will release their new album “Ohio” into the
                                  “Menopause The Musical,” writ-            The setting begins with four          might be imitated, ‘Wolf wild at the Underground, which is located behind Club Bijou in Toledo. Tickets are $7 at the
  give you a number               ten by Jeanie Linders, can still be   women who find themselves at a            Bands’ are never duplicated. door, but with a special Myspace coupon, tickets will be reduced to $5.
                                  viewed by college women today         Bloomingdale’s lingerie sale, real-       A perfect example of this is
  because it’s not my             as a comedic prelude to what they     izing that they have more things in       Attacked By Wolves, a wolf      acoustic sets in clubs around                      Attacked By Wolves produce
                                  can possibly expect many years        common than a black lace bra.             band straight out of Toledo. Toledo. They soon found that a sound that is hard to define.
 job to do intelligent            from now.                                 The musical has since become a        You probably neglected them their music sounded better But rest assured it is anything
                                     Linders was first inspired to      women’s movement that includes            because they are not shelved with drums behind it and cre- but metal. When describing
        work.”                    write this production about           extras such as a magazine, an art         under “W.” Wolves have a ten- ated a wolf band of their own.                   the type of music they play,
    Donald Rumsfeld | former      women who are going through,          show and a nonprofit charity.             dency to be sly.                   “We wanted something Powers called it Indie power
                                  just about to go through or have          On the musical’s Web site,              Originally starting as a joke cheesy,” Powers said. “People pop.
      Secretary of Defense        survived the various changes that                                               band, two guitar players Jordan expect to see some kind of
                                  a woman experiences later on in              See CHANGE | Page 9                Powers and Josh Jones played metal band and they get us.”                                See WOLVES | Page 9
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BROWN                                  of his estate that he appointed
                                       in 2000. The legal issues includ-
                                                                         “James Brown was louder, brassier, more raw                                                 limits that were taboo for the
                                                                                                                                                                     time, according to Tim Hufnagle,
From Page 8                            ed the final resting place of the
                                       self-proclaimed “Godfather of
                                                                           and definitely more funky. He didn’t hide                                                 an instructor for the popular cul-
                                                                                                                                                                     ture department who specializes
ing hours, reportedly Brown was Soul.” Throughout the litigation,
looking forward to performing Brown’s body has been kept at
                                                                          his sexuality and that was probably seen as                                                in popular music.
                                                                                                                                                                       “James Brown was louder,
a New Year’s Eve show at Count his home in Columbia, S.C. in
Basie Theater in New Jersey. He a temperature-controlled room
                                                                                theatening to many in his time.”                                                     brassier, more raw and definitely
                                                                                                                                                                     more funky. He didn’t hide his
turned to his family and friends that is being constantly moni-                                   Tim Hufnagle | Instructor, Popular Culture                         sexuality, and that was probably
and said, “I’m going to be there. tored by security guards.                                                                                                          seen as threatening to many in
I’m the hardest working man in            Even though Brown has yet to           Zak Kaye, an up-and-coming                than the R&B genre. He made a             his time,” Hufnagle said.
show business.”                        be buried, it appears that in the      solo musician found this to be               show out of the music, with his              Regardless of the drama sur-
   The next morning, Brown, 73, minds of many students, he was                especially troublesome.                      whole schtick with the cape and           rounding his life and death,
died of complications of pneumo- buried a long time ago.                        “I find most people our age                everything,” Kaye said. “ He made         Brown’s impact on popular
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AP PHOTO
nia which resulted in congestive         “I know his name, but I can’t        though are into their one favorite           music more than just listening to         music cannot be overlooked
heart failure.                         say for sure why he is important,”     type of music and tend to dismiss            a guy sing. This indirectly made          and according to Hufnagle, will           THE DAY THE FUNK DIED: James
   The events to follow were as senior nursing major, and country             anything that’s not within their             it alright for bands like Kiss and        be something that can never be            Brown, best known for his crazy stage antics
flamboyant as the life that Brown fan Tricia Weber said.                      musical comfort zone,” Kaye said.            eventually Slipknot or Mudvayne.”         experienced again.                        and his socially-conscious lyrics helped
led. There were a series of funer-        This seemed to be also the case        However, Kaye challenges stu-                Because of the aforementioned            “If the generations of today            evolve music and racial equality. Brown died
als in Brown’s name, including a for 50 random University students            dents to trace back the roots of             reasons, Brown was labeled as             and the future want to really             Christmas morning of pneumonia. He was 73.
special viewing at the infamous who were asked about Brown’s                  their favorite modern day musi-              the “Godfather of Soul” and“The           experience James Brown, it’s too
Apollo Theater in the Harlem dis- influence and to name at least one          cians and guarantees that there              Hardest Working Man in Show               late. The closest thing to it would       nal experience that you would
trict of NewYork. Shortly after, legal of his songs.                          will be influences from Brown.               business.”                                be to watch footage of him per-           have being in an audience that
issues erupted between Brown’s            Out of the students surveyed,         “[Brown’s] influence was very                 Besides the spectacle side of          forming live, but even then, you          is firmly pressed in the palm of
six adult children and the trustees only two answered correctly.              universal and impacted more                  music, Brown also pushed many             still wouldn’t have the commu-            his hand.”



GATOR’Z                                 “It’s a little over-the-            Duel” competing in the club
                                                                            next month.                                    CHANGE                                    about the way they look,” she said.
                                                                                                                                                                     “It really breaks down some barri-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  However ironic it may be, males
                                                                                                                                                                                                               also have a tendency to enjoy this
From Page 8                                    top for it                      None of these plans have
                                                                            been finalized yet, but accord-
                                                                                                                           From Page 8                               ers and allows people to just laugh
                                                                                                                                                                     and not take it so seriously.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                               production.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “I think sometimes they have
girl’s comfortable with doing the
wet T-shirt contest and wants
                                             to be on TV,                   ing to Howard, Gator’z is already
                                                                            packed fuller than the bra of the
                                                                                                                           Linders spoke about how this show
                                                                                                                           personally speaks to women.
                                                                                                                                                                         Stephanie Pascaris plays the
                                                                                                                                                                     role of Earth Mother, and said
                                                                                                                                                                                                               more fun than the women do,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               because they don’t think they’re
breast implants, that’s fine,”
James said. “It’s just a wet T-shirt
                                             but it is Fox.”                show’s winner is likely to be
                                                                            after surgery on Jan. 29.
                                                                                                                              “The show is about women, not
                                                                                                                           about theater,” she said. “There
                                                                                                                                                                     she feels college women will still
                                                                                                                                                                     enjoy the show even though they
                                                                                                                                                                                                               going to,” Pascaris said. “They get
                                                                                                                                                                                                               dragged to the theater and by the
contest. That’s not too bad.”              Katie Cengic | Sophomore            “I don’t have a problem with                are more than 38 million baby             cannot identify with the issues           time they leave they’re laughing
   Howard clearly didn’t expect                                             it,” Cengic reiterated. “It’s a little         boomer women in America alone             yet.                                      right alongside the women.”
much moral opposition from             she wouldn’t mind if a wet T-        over-the-top for it to be on TV,               who understand. We understand                 “It’s definitely bringing you into       Pascaris also mentioned that
the alleged 2,500 nightly patrons      shirt contest was being held at      but it is Fox.”                                the feeling of thinking we are alone      what’s coming in your future,             the subject matter is not embar-
of his club, which opened on           a club she attended, but she            And if the four-part Midwest                with the memory loss and wrinkles         but also what the similarities are        rassing when it comes down to it.
Jan. 1.                                won’t be “front and center” for      boob job giveaway story is half                and everything else that comes            between the generations,” she                “It’s a huge liberating experi-
   “They[Fox] were very profes-        it either.                           as engaging and thoughtful as                  with aging, and we love being able        said.                                     ence,” she said. “I actually see
sional,” he said. “Since it was           More promotional events           other Fox programs such as                     to share the feeling with hundreds            Hyde also believes that               a lot of women in tears saying
Fox, I knew it was legit. It’s going   are being coordinated between        “Nanny 911” or “Temptation                     of women in the audience.”                “Menopause The Musical” has a             ‘Thank you for making me feel
to give the club national expo-        Gator’z and the Fox Reality          Island,” Howard can anticipate                    Liz Hyde plays one of the four         little bit of everything for women,       normal.’ It’s a female bonding
sure.”                                 Network, Howard said, includ-        many more potentially abra-                    characters in this production, the        regardless of their age.                  experience.”
   Sophomore Katie Cengic said         ing other members of “The            sive events.                                   Iowa Housewife. She explained                 “The show is well-written, it’s          “Menopause The Musical”
                                                                                                                           the importance of this musical as         tight, it’s fast — it’s very entertain-   will be playing a benefit at the
                                                                                                                           a whole.                                  ing,“ she said. “It helps explain         Collingwood Arts Center in
                                                                                                                              “Women, no matter what their           some things. It maybe takes some          Toledo from Jan. 24-28. Tickets

WOLVES                                    In 2005 the band released
                                       a self-titled album. Two years
                                       later, their anticipated sec-
                                                                                                                           body shape, no matter how fat
                                                                                                                           or thin they are, have a complex
                                                                                                                                                                     of the stigma and fear of the
                                                                                                                                                                     unknown away.”
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                                       ond release was recorded in a
  “We try to mix as many               three-day period in November
genres as we can into one
song,” Powers said.
  The variety of genres
explored by the band is appar-
ent when listening to the
band’s latest EP, “Ohio.”
                                       of last year.
                                          To celebrate their efforts,
                                       Attacked By Wolves will be
                                       performing tonight at the
                                       “Ohio” CD release party.
                                          The show is at the
                                                                                                                            You Want it? We Got it!
  Track one resembles a show
tune and is followed by a song
                                       Underground, behind Club
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Beach Boys, the Beatles and
Weezer.
                                          Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets
                                       cost $7 at the door, but a dis-
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                                                                                                       PHOTO PROVIDED
                                                                         OHIO IS FOR WOLVES: Attacked By
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         By John Seewer                           The Associated Press                  the pen and jab him in the eye,’”                                                                                               5       Like bogeys
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                                                                                        she said. “So I got the pen and                                                                                                 7       Land in the Seine?
                                        SAN FRANCISCO — Wildlife                        tried to put it in his eye, but it                                                                                              8       Reverse pic
Smokers flaunting Ohio’s indoor         officials on Thursday cred-                     didn’t want to go in as easy as I                                                                                               9       12 doz.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       10       Lazy
smoking ban will get off with a         ited a woman with saving her                    thought it would.”                                                                                                             11       Expansive
warning just once. After that, it’s     husband’s life by clubbing a                       When the pen bent and                                                                                                       12       Canadian prov.
a $100 fine, according to rules         mountain lion that attacked him                 became useless, Nell Hamm                                                                                                      13       Not as many                  39   Lanka preceder
proposed Thursday by the state          while the couple were hiking in a               went back to using the log. The                                                                                                18       Ready for business           41   Snoots
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       19       Traffic congestion           42   Flight formation
health department.                      California state park.                          lion eventually let go and, with                                                                                               23       Forage crop                  44   Eurasian plum
   Business owners will face even          Jim and Nell Hamm, who                       blood on its snout, stood star-                                                                                                24       Petri dish medium            45   Usher
bigger penalties for multiple viola-    will celebrate their 50th wed-                  ing at the woman. She screamed                                                                                                 25       Gulf of Mex. neighbor        46   Old Cosby series
tions — a $2,500 fine for fifth time    ding anniversary next month,                    and waved the log until the ani-                                                                                               26       Stomachs of rumi-            49   Letters for 606
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nants                        50   Alt.
offenders.                              were hiking in Prairie Creek                    mal walked away.                                                                                                               27       Show signs of grief          51   First name in spies
   The rules outlined by the Ohio       Redwoods State Park when the                       “She saved his life, there is                                                                                               28       Afghanistan cash             53   Anticrime acronym
Department of Health after a series     lion pounced.                                   no doubt about it,” said Steve                                                                                                 29       Professional charge          54   Understanding words
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       30       Medicinal plant              55   Latin list ender
of public hearings set in motion           “He didn’t scream. It was a dif-             Martarano, a spokesman for the                                                                                                 31       Get into condition           56   9-digit ID numbers
plans for adopting the final smok-      ferent, horrible plea for help, and             Department of Fish and Game.                                                                                                   32       Wise men                     58   Frequently, in a poem
ing ban rules.                          I turned around, and by then                       Nell Hamm, 65, said she was                                                                                                 37       Bean curd                    59   Opponent
   There will be another public         the cat had wrestled Jim to the                 scared to leave her dazed, bleed-                                                                                              38       Capital attachment?          60   Pedro’s Mrs.
hearing next month before a leg-        ground,” Nell Hamm said in                      ing husband alone, so the cou-            1   Boss!                                     47    Tempe sch.
islative committee makes a final        an interview from the hospital                  ple walked a quarter-mile to a            6   Emulate Sinatra                           48    Webwork
                                                                                                                                 10   White House office shape                  49    “Philadelphia” director
decision. State health officials        where her husband was recover-                  trail head, where she gathered           14   Play ender, sometimes                     52    Mimicries
hope to begin enforcing the ban         ing from a torn scalp, puncture                 branches to protect them if more         15   Yank or Oriole                            57    Couturiers’ group?
and imposing fines in April.            wounds and other injuries.                      lions came around. They waited           16   Story                                     61    Presidential rejection
   “We’re going to see the major-          After the attack, game war-                  until a ranger came by and sum-          17   Swellheads’ group?                        62    Golfer’s cry
                                                                                                                                 20   Muse of music                             63    Indian, for one
ity of Ohio businesses complying        dens closed the park about 320                  moned help.                              21   Greek letters                             64    Lendl or Pavlov
with this law,” said Tracy Sabetta,     miles north of San Francisco                       “My concern was to get Jim            22   Dogs and cats                             65    Saline drop
a spokeswoman for the American          and released hounds to track the                out of there,” she said. “I told         24   DDE’s political opponent                  66    Seasonal songs
                                                                                                                                 25   Visitors’ group?
Cancer Society and co-chair-            lion. They later shot and killed a              him, ‘Get up, get up, walk,’ and         33   Love in Limoges
woman of the smoking ban ballot         pair of lions found near the trail              he did.”                                 34   Harvest
campaign.                               where the attack happened.                         Jim Hamm, 70, was in fair con-        35   Hurler’s stat
   Fines could be doubled against          The carcasses were flown to a                dition Thursday. He had to have          36   Julia of “One from the Heart”
                                                                                                                                 37   Detroit player
businesses that are frequent viola-     state forensics lab to determine if             his lips stitched back together          39   Hitch
tors, and the health department         either animal mauled the man.                   and underwent surgery for lac-           40   Neighbor of Syr.
could seek civil action against any        Although the Hamms are                       erations on his head and body.           41   Eat a little
willful violators, she said.            experienced hikers, neither had                 He told his wife he still wants to       42   Journalist Pyle
                                                                                                                                 43   Players’ group?
   “We’re confident we won’t see        seen a mountain lion before Jim                 make the trip to New Zealand
any of those,” Sabetta said.            Hamm was mauled, his wife said.                 they planned for their anniver-
   A big concern for bar owners is      Nell Hamm said she grabbed a                    sary, she said.
how quickly the fines can escalate      four-inch-wide log and beat the                    Nell Hamm warned people                                           VOTED BEST PIZZA 14 STRAIGHT YEARS                                                                            BG
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           Renting for                                                                                                                                                       1 bedroom apartment, near campus.

           2007/2008                             The Sisters of                                 Classroom Aide II
                                                                                                                               Now hiring dancers. No experience
                                                                                                                                necessary. Must be 18 years old.
                                                                                                                                                                              $425 per month + utilities included.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Call 352-5882.                                            Houses/Apts for 07-08 school year
          Call 353-5800 or
                                          ALPHA CHI OMEGA                              WSOS Community Action Commis-               419-332-2279 after 8 pm.                                                                                           12 month leases only
                                                                                       sion, a community based organiza-               Bonuses Available.                                                                                           S. Smith Contracting, LLC
          Visit Us Online at                                                           tion focused on the human services                                                    1 bedroom unfurnished. $380 mo. +
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 419-352-8917 - 532 Manville Ave
         www.meccabg.com                                                                                                                                                     electric. Short lease, available Feb.
         Have a few places                 congratulate                                needs of the disadvantaged is seek-
                                                                                       ing qualified individuals to be re-     Perrysburg family seeks child care/           1. For more info, call 354-9740.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Office open 10 - 2 M - F
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.bgapartments.com
             open NOW                                                                  sponsible for assisting classroom       lgt. housekeeping. Need 1 fulltime                                                                                    Quiet tenants preferred
                                                                                       teachers in the operation of an a.m.    &.or 2 part-tm. Mon.-Fri., 9-6. $7/hr.           1 bedroom, as low as $399.00
                                         Keely Pinkelman                               and/or p.m. session in compliance
                                                                                       with national standards for our Bowl-
                                                                                                                               419-872-6222.                                           419-352-0590.                                            Ivywood Apts. 1 bedroom & studios.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                First month free. Restrictions apply.
            Hillsdale Apts.                                                            ing Green Center. Required HS di-                                                                                                                                   419-352-7691
                                                                                                                               PLAY SPORTS! HAVE FUN! SAVE                   1 roommate needed now until May.
          1082 Fairview Ave.                    on her Pearling                        ploma or GED with prior experience      MONEY! Maine camp needs fun                    Campbell Hill $325 mo. + utilities.
                                                                                       working with children, infants and                                                                                                                       Lg. 2 br. modern townhouse, spiral
   1 & 2 bdrm Apts. or 3 bdrm Twnh.                  from                              toddlers. There are several open-
                                                                                                                               loving counselors to teach all land,                   260-241-1534
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                staircase, vaulted ceilings,new kitch-
   Dishwasher & Garbage Disposal                Christian Baker                        ings. Year Round, Part Time, the
                                                                                                                               adventure & water sports. Great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ens & bath, garage, A/C. $700 mo.
                                                                                                                               summer! Call 888-844-8080, apply:
     Washer & Dryers (in 2/3 bdrm)                                                     avg. hours vary, 30, 27.5, 25 and 20                                                  2 bdrm. apt. 4th St. $490 month +                                  Call 419-352-1104.
                                                                                                                               campcedar.com
           Air Conditioning                                                            hours per week, $7.50/hr. Send re-                                                    utilities. Available immediately. & for
     Carports & BGSU Bus Shuttle                                                       sume by February 9, 2007 to:                                                          fall. Call 419-409-1110.                                           Male has a furnished room for rent
     *Ask about internet discount                                                      WSOS CAC, Attn: HR-CA11/BG/                       Sales Associate.                                                                                       with freedom of house. $225 mo.
                                                                                       CT, PO Box 590, Fremont OH              Adult retail store. Immediate open-                                                                              $100 deposit. 419-354-6117.
                                                                                       43420. Affirmative Action Employer-     ings for sales associate. Must be 18          2 BR DUPLEX. PRIVATE PARKING
                                                                                       M/F/Vet/Disab                           yrs of age, drug free, friendly, and          & PATIO. CLEAN, QUIET, CLOSE.                                                MARTEN RENTALS
                                                                                                                               eager to succeed. Interested candi-            $560/MO. + UTIL. 419-352-1104.                                           2 bdrm. apts. on 5th & 7th
         Findlay Pike Apts.                                                                                                    dates can call: 419-288-2131 be-                                                                                       Large house on Lehman Ave.


                                             GREENBRIAR, INC.
  111/113 Findlay Pk Portage, OH                                                                                               tween 9 and 5 Mon. - Sat. to apply.                                                                                             352-3445
                                                                                                                                                                             3 bdm. house. Close to BGSU
       Large 2 & 3 bdrm Apts.                                                                                                                                                Off-street parking, W/D, AC. One-2                                 Newly remodeled house. 4-5 bdrm.,
   Efficiency Garage for 1 Vehicle                                                                                                  Uraku Japanese Restaurant                 bdrm. apt. off street pkg. Close to                                2 bath, close to dntown. & campus.
   Starting at $475/mo. + Utilities
      Only Moments from B.G.!                          419-352-0717                                                               Now hiring servers and cooks.
                                                                                                                                         419-352-7070.
                                                                                                                                                                             BGSU. All avail. Aug. 15, 2007. 419-
                                                                                                                                                                             352-4773. 419-601-3225 (cell).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                May or Aug. lease. $1500 mo. plus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                utiities. 419-340-2500.

                                               FALL 2007 APARTMENT LEASING                                                                                                                                                                              One 4 & one 5 bdrm. left.

                                                  Ridge Manor Apartments                                                           1-2-3 Bedroom Apartments                    sunny                                                                   Great houses, great location!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       May ‘07. Call 419-353-7374.
          Evergreen Apts.
           215 E. Poe Rd.
        Large 1 or 2 Bedroom
                                                  • 2 bedroom, 1 bath townhouses
                                                  ´ starting at $590/mo + gas and electric
                                                                                                                                 From Only $485!
                                                                                                                                   On selected floor plans
                                                                                                                                                                              gunny’s
                                                                                                                                                                                C A M P U S                                T A N
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Winthrop & Summit Terrace Apts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           400 E. Napoleon Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              419-353-9135
             Efficiencies
           Laundry on Site                        Buff Apartments                                          CHECK
                                                                                                           IT OUT                  • Ground floor ranch
           BGSU Bus Route                         • (1470 & 1490 Clough Street)                                                                                               FREE TAN
   Only 15 minute walk to campus!
                                                                                          TODAY                                    • Private entrance                        WITH THIS AD
                                                  • 2 bedroom / 1 bath, furnished
                                                  • a/c, Dishwashers / garbage disposals
                                                                                                                                   • Patio                                      (1 per customer)                                                            The Sisters of
                                                                                                                                   • Spacious kitchen                                                                                                  ALPHA CHI OMEGA
                                                  ´ starting @ $590/mo plus gas and electric                                       • Pets welcome!
          Heinzsite Apts.
      710-652 N. Enterprise
                                                  Remodeled Frazee Apartments                                                              FREE HEAT                           SEMESTER                                                                 congratulate
         1 & 2 Beedrooms
     Washer/Dryer in 2 bdrm
                                                  • Completely Remodeled 2 Bed, 2 Bath,
                                                    new kitchens, new carpet, new furniture.                                                          VARSITY SQUARE            SPECIAL
                                                  ´ starting @ $675/mo + electric                                                                                                                                                                     Amanda Shedron
                                                                                                                                       S. Main St.




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