JACK-O-LATERN’S NEW FACE PAGES 8-9
TUESDAY NEWS, FAMOUS FLYER FAN PAGE 3
OCT. 27, 2009 A&E, ABC FLASHES FORWARD PAGE 11
OPINION, COMMUNITY CHALLENGES DIVERSITY PAGE 12
SPORTS, WOMEN’S SOCCER UNDEFEATED PAGE 16
UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON VOL. 57 NO. 12
Expect the trip to Daytona to
look a bit different this year,
starting with a new pool deck lo-
The biggest change is going
to be the The Plaza Ocean Club
being the first hotel for Dayton-
2Daytona 2010. While the accom-
modations are an upgrade from
the Desert Inn, this is not the
primary reason for the switch.
The management staff of the The
Plaza Ocean Club is helping the
D2D committee accomplish their
PHOTO BY LAURA MACK goals for improving the overall
issues regarding whether or not scribes a common situation for Badillo thinks that the train D2D experience, said trip coordi-
REBECCA YOUNG students will use the train. upperclassmen. will “definitely be an attraction nator Maggie Schnering.
Professor Mike Gorman ex- “When I want to go home, I for people who live in Ohio and The first hotel will have a beach
Students from all over Ohio plained the usefulness of having drive my car, which is on campus don’t have a car on campus.” permit, which will enable the
may soon have another option for a train connecting the Ohio cit- during the year,” he said. Sophomore dietetics major committee to block off the beach
traveling to and from campus. ies. The distances are too short However, Capka said he Ligia Lopes agrees. solely for D2D participants. This
is more conducive for pool deck
The city of Dayton has applied to f ly, but far enough away that it thinks such a service would “I would personally use it
and beach activities, Schnering
for a $564 million grant from is still a hassle to get home. have been very useful during his because I don’t have a car and I
the federal government to con- Trains are also “useful for go- freshman year because freshmen think it would be a fun way to get
Safety is another one of the
nect Dayton on a passenger train ing places where a car is inconve- are not permitted to have cars on home that’s cheaper than paying committee’s top priorities. More
route planned to run through- nient,” he said. This is character- campus. gas to carpool,” she said. “It’s opportunities for students to get
out Ohio. If successful, the plan istic of large cities. But “as long “Upcoming breaks brought easier than coordinating a ride free food and re-hydrating liq-
will create a passenger train as the car is a convenient and low stress trying to find a way home,” with other people and good for uids is an initiative that is cur-
route that runs from Cleveland cost option, people will continue” Capka said. freshmen, so parents don’t have rently being developed. Cur-
to Columbus, through Dayton, to to use it. According to Gorman, Parents become a common to drive. Even if there is a group rently, the goal is to provide two
Cincinnati. There will be other “The secret for passenger rail source of transportation to and coming from a city, no one’s par- meals to D2D participants each
smaller stops along the way. service is … to have enough peo- from campus to home for fresh- ents have to drive to get them. day. For example, bagels and or-
ange juice might be provided on
This means that students ple for it to make sense.” men. Maria E. Badillo, a fresh- They can all ride the train home
the pool deck of the first hotel at
could take a train to go home to Getting this large amount of man English major and film together.”
9:30 a.m., and corndogs might be
Cincinnati, Columbus or Cleve- train users from students at the minor, said that while she some- In addition to the possible fun
provided at the arcade at 11 p.m.
land. Whether or not the city University of Dayton, especially times gets a ride home to Colum- of riding a train with friends, Ba- The committee is also looking to
of Dayton gets the funding to fi- upperclassmen, will be a chal- bus with a friend, normally her dillo mentioned the train would get a company like Vitamin Water
nance the train is up to Congress, lenge. Joe Capka, a sophomore parents will drive both ways to be useful for “surprise visits” to to be a D2D sponsor. This would
as they determine the stimulus finance, international business take her to and from campus if friends and family who live in ar- probably mean free drinks from
package, but there are still many and Spanish triple major de- she wants to go home. eas on the train route. the sponsor company, she said.
See Train on p. 5 See Daytona on p. 2
68/47 JUST DANCE!
Chance of Chance of Partly
Rain early in the week means sunshine
rain. rain. sunny. DANCE MARATHON SET FOR NOV. 7 | PAGE 5
and smiles for the weekend!
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
RESTRUCTURING OF UD ADVANCEMENT
DIVISION RESULTS IN NINE JOBS LOST
Advancement division focused on raising levels of private support, UD reputation
FLYER NEWS? ANNA BEYERLE
Assistant News Editor
relations, fundraising and mar- Phelps said. “However, the uni- other luxuries on campus.”
keting among other duties, dis- versity should protect its staff and Although this was a difficult
missed nine employees because of students before focusing on some decision for the advancement di-
WRITING The University of Dayton’s ad- restructuring. Three of these po- vision to make, it was necessary,
vancement division announced sitions were in development, two Read said. The department must
PHOTOGRAPHY a plan to streamline the depart- in communication, two in market- reprioritize because of the cur-
ment’s resources, thereby elimi- ing and one in constituent rela- “These changes rent economic climate, and this
ART nating nine positions. tions. The other eradicated posi- reflects UD’s trademark of being
“These changes will more tion was currently vacant. will more sharply able to change with the times.
WEB sharply focus our resources on The release of these employ- “While the fi nancial health
the responsibilities of the division ees was not based on their per- focus our resourc- of the University of Dayton re-
in line with university priorities sonal job performance, but the mains strong, these are times of
Contact Kelsey Cano
as outlined in the strategic plan … restructuring of the department, es on the respon- both challenge and opportunity
to enhance the university’s repu- according to Read. The advance- for higher education,” Read said.
KRCANO@GMAIL.COM tation, engage more alumni and ment division will be creating sibilities of the di- “These difficult, but necessary,
raise significantly higher levels four new positions, all of which restructuring decisions are a re-
of private support,” said Deborah the dismissed employees can ap- vision in line with flection of the university’s strong
Read, vice president of university ply for. They will also be offered tradition of fi nancial stewardship,
advancement. “As careful stew- severance packages. university priorities making sure resources align with
ards of the university’s fi nancial The discharge of these employ- priorities as we move forward.”
SCHOLARSHIPS resources, we are always striving ees occurred shortly after the as outlined in the In the past the university ad-
ARE AVAILABLE. to create the best possible efficien- advancement division was given vancement division has helped
cy in the organization.” half a million dollars by the uni- strategic plan” keep alumni relations positive.
The university advancement versity in July. This investment This is one major reason UD is
division, which deals with alumni was made to increase marketing able to fund and develop new ini-
and campaigning efforts. Deborah Read, vice president tiatives.
Junior Erin Phelps believes of university advancement For more information on UD’s
the advancement division should advancement division and how
have refocused this investment to- to get involved with promising a
Thinking about wards their employees.
“It is understandable that
bright future for UD, check out
their Web site at www.alumni.
getting your MBA after
priorities sometimes change, es- udayton.edu.
pecially in an economic crisis,”
(cont. from p. 1)
will hopefully cut down on the
amount of students walking
along the strip at night or along
The cost of the trip will in-
crease from last year’s price of
the beach, especially if they are $191 to $210 for this year. The
alone. reason for the cost increase is the
In addition, The Plaza Ocean Service and alternative ac- change of the first hotel, the new
Shore does have a restaurant tivities are going to be available safety initiatives and the current
which can be accessed from both throughout the week, and not economic state.
the inside of the hotel and from just on Friday as in past years. “I’m really excited. I think this
the pool deck or beach. The committee is talking with will lay good groundwork for fu-
The D2D committee is also hop- the county to find out what volun- ture years,” said trip coordinator
ing to increase safety by provid- teer and service needs are preva- Caitlin DeGarmo.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Xavier’s ing transportation. D2D has a lent in the area. Both DeGarmo and Schnering
part-time MBA Programs 14th in the nation. contract with Florida Cab & Shut- Also, because students have feel that all of these changes are
tle and this year, the committee taken it upon themselves in the opportunities for the D2D com-
is strongly encouraging students past to seek out other recreation- mittee to continue to set a top-
Xavier MBA = Momentum to use Florida Cab & Shuttle over al activities, like deep sea fish- notch standard for the trip.
Xavier MBA moves you forward to your MBA by accepting other competitors. ing, parasailing and boating, the Halfway to Daytona is coming
“We have always had a contract D2D committee is working with up on Nov. 4 and will take place
undergraduate business credits. Find out how YOU can gain
with them,” Schnering said. “But the county and local businesses on KU field. Those that stop by
Xavier MBA momentum. this year we’re advertising them to set up some cost reducing deals between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. re-
more heavily to students because for D2D students. ceive free Halfway to Daytona T-
Stop by our booth at the
they are safer.” The 2010 Dayton2Daytona trip shirts, D2D LIVESTRONG brace-
Graduate School Fair on Another strong possibility for is May 4-10. Students can sign up lets, corndogs and ROCKSTAR
Thursday, October 29. this year is a bus rotation that for these activities and can view drinks.
will take students from their ho- the itinerary of events on the new
Visit xavier.edu/momentum, Web site, Dayton2Daytona.com.
tel, to the D2D sponsored event,
call 513-745-3525, or email to the arcade and then back to The full itinerary will hopefully
email@example.com their hotel. This is a tactic that be posted by April 1, according to
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
PASSION ON THE SIDELINE
Flyer fanatic times he is sitting right beside the Octavia Owings, Andre’s mom,
players. He was once mistaken for stated in a Dayton Daily News ar-
a coach because of his involvement ticle that Andre had always been
in sporting events at Colonel White quiet. She took Andre to Children’s
High School. Medical Center and they found that
gives UD athletes Owings attended Colonel White
High School in Dayton and used to
he had brain damage at birth.
“But as it’s turned out, for
be a fill-in on the PA during games. anything where he’s a little slow,
and fans extra His voice is just one reason he’s so
successful. Recently he announced
there’s something else where he’s
real smart,” Octavia said.
game-time spirit a junior high football game at Wel-
come Stadium, where Hauschild
“He’s a shy guy and sports are
his way of connecting with people
recognized that “unmistakably on and off the field,” Chesko said.
MEAGAN MARION deep voice.” “Sports are something meaningful
Assistant News Editor
He acts out the game as it is be- to him that he can talk about.”
ing played, engulfed by the whole Matt Purpus, president of Red
experience. He usually comes fully Scare, acknowledges Owings’ out-
He doesn’t show up at Flyer prepared with props and apparel standing dedication to Flyer athlet-
games for spirit points, doesn’t with different school colors for all ics.
leave at halftime and has never the teams he supports, according to “Andre bleeds red and blue and
even attended UD. He shows up a Dayton Daily News article. is one of the true UD diehards,”
when it’s raining or snowing and “Andre goes back to at least the Purpus said.
walks to every game he attends. He 1970s. That’s when I started and he Owings shows up when the
is Andre Owings and also one of was here at all the games,” Haus- team shows up. He’s committed to
the biggest Flyer fans in the area. child said. the teams he supports. Owings’ en-
Owings can be spotted at UD Students on UD’s campus seem thusiasm runs deep for the UD Fly-
volleyball, soccer, football, base- to be familiar with Owings and ers. He makes himself a part of the
ball and track events, as well as have seen him rallying at games, Flyer community, the crowd and
other games at local high schools. fully participating in the event as if the team.
“He is not just a UD phenom- he were a part of the team. Chesko noted that Owings may
enon,” said Doug Hauschild, di- “I don’t know him personally,” even be more dedicated to the game
rector of media relations for the Mary Chesko, a marketing intern than some of the students in atten-
athletic department. “If there is a for the athletic department, said. dance.
game in the Dayton area, he will “I work men’s soccer games but “Some people just come to Flyer
be there. Sports are his world. If I see Andre a lot. He is at every games to get spirit points and then
there is a sporting event in town, game dressed up in UD clothes and they leave. Andre isn’t like that,”
there is a good chance that Andre colors. He usually has a soccer ball Chesko said. “Being there from
will be there.” with him and he’s on the sidelines, start to finish and the way he en-
Owings stands along the side- near the fans or near the team. He joys the atmosphere just shows
At the 2007 UD football game against San Diego, Andre Owings helped the crowd get
lines cheering on players and ral- likes to act out the game as it is be- that he wants to be there. He cares
excited. Owings is a regular at most UD athletic events and a favorite of many Flyer
lying support from the crowd. At ing played.” about the game.” fans. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED FROM LAIMA RASTIKIS
Crime Log The following incidents were reported to
the Department of Public Safety on Sept.
30 through Oct. 20. This log was compiled
by Flyer News from actual police reports ob-
tained from the Department of Public Safety.
Theft Theft Criminal Damaging Grand Theft Auto Grand Theft Auto
Sept.30, 6:02 p.m. Oct. 6, 2:44 p.m. Oct. 18, 2:08 p.m. Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Officer Witte was dispatched to Officer S. Durian was Officer Weber was dispatched Officer Weber was Officer Witte was dispatched
a Kiefaber Street residence on dispatched to a Lawnview to the corner of Stonemill Road dispatched to the S2 parking to the RP14 parking lot on
the report of a theft. A 21-year- Avenue residence on the report and Frericks Way on the report lot on the report of a stolen the report of a stolen car. A
old female UD student stated of a stolen bicycle. A 21-year- of a damaged car. Weber met car. A 19-year-old female 19-year-old female UD student
that on Sept. 29, she noticed old male UD student stated with a 23-year-old male UD UD student stated that stated that she parked her 1989
that a table she kept in the sometime between 1 and 10 student who stated that his she parked her 1996 white maroon Pontiac Bonneville in
storage shed behind her house a.m., his mountain bike was car was undamaged when he Buick Century in S2 on Oct. the lot, near Alberta Street, at
was missing. The table, which taken from outside his house. parked it on the street at 11:30 18 at 4:30 p.m., and when 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19. When
measures 8 feet by 2.5 feet, is He found another mountain bike p.m. on Oct. 17, but when he she returned at 1:30 p.m. she returned at 5:30 p.m. on
hand-painted red, white and in its place, which he alerted returned the next day, his front on Oct. 19, her car was Oct. 20, a Toyota Corolla was
blue and has a “Dayton Flyers” public safety about. The second windshield was cracked. The missing. No car was found parked in the spot she left her
logo in the middle. The value bike was reported stolen by windshield was also dented in matching its description in car in. The students who owns
of the table is about $90. The another UD student, who and seemed to be caused by the area. The investigation is the Corolla stated she parked in
student has notified her area identified it at the police station a heavy object. There are no still ongoing. that spot at 2:30 p.m. on Oct.
coordinator. and it was released to him. suspects or witnesses. 20. The investigation is ongoing.
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Business school combines faith and career work
MEAGAN MARION and personal values into their ca- and Work, we are creating a focal a unique opportunity to make
Assistant News Editor reers to promote a better self and point to help students explore the more out of their work.
reach out to society. value and meaning of their chsen The Center for Integration of
Business students now have a
“As business professionals, we life’s work.” Faith and Work was created
chance to delve into their careers
are ‘called’ to use our gifts and Character, leadership qualities through the annual Business as a
and find deeper meaning with
talents, not only as a means of and faith can be easily lost with Calling Symposium.
UD’s new Center for the Integra-
income and career advancement, the daily struggles of life and The center will offer programs,
tion of Faith and Work.
but as an integral part of our re- work. Integrating faith and work workshops, classes, research op-
The new center focuses on
sponsibility to do good for soci- allows students to explore who portunities, speakers and experi-
UD’s mission of Marianist values
ety,” Matthew Shank, dean of the they are and why they are called ence.
to learn, lead and serve. It was
university’s School of Business to do what they do, giving them a For more information check out
created with the idea to connect
Administration, said in a press more meaningful career experi- the business school’s Web site at
students to their work on a more
release. “By creating the Cen- ence. ht t p://w w w.ud ay ton.e du / bu si-
personal level. Business students
ter for the Integration of Faith The center provides them with ness/.
can learn how to put their faith
UD GRAD EMPHASIZES NEED FOR FEDERALISM
UD alum delivers densely concentrated power in
Washington, D.C. must be spread
“Matt Mayer’s book offers
some compelling answers to how
11, 2001 provides yet another ex-
ample that also failed to regard
too far from any one location to
secure a rapid response. In this
out to local governmental units our national security system the lessons taught by history. If way, Mayer sees federal decision-
speech explaining in order to provide better safety
should be structured, remind-
ing us of the important roles
the central power had been dis-
persed to local state ruling, the
making as incompetent.
“This approach is not only
“My book is not about home- that state and local governments responses would have been made constitutionally incorrect, but
how America land security,” Mayer said. “The
real argument is for federalism.”
play,” said political science de-
partment chair James Pierce.
sooner since proximity would not
have been an issue.
the states themselves could actu-
ally do the job better,” he said.
According to Mayer, the In his book, Mayer discussed He uses these examples to Matt Mayer promotes a return
needs change, Founding Fathers of our nation
understood the advantages of
a project focusing on four areas
where a state and local lead is
show how historically Ameri-
cans assumed that the authori-
to original historical governing
by de-centralizing U.S. govern-
federalism, building into the U.S. preferable: preparedness for and ties located in D.C. would take ment and placing more power
detailed in his Constitution that separate states
should retain certain individual
resiliency against terrorist at-
tacks and natural disasters, di-
the responsibility of American
homeland safety. The country’s
into the hands of local govern-
mental units. He advises that we
powers under the central govern- saster response, interior illegal needs are much too diverse, and must remember the lessons pre-
new book ment as one of the basic princi-
ples of U.S. government.
immigration enforcement and
federal resources are physically sented by our Founding Fathers
in the Constitution in order to
JEN CHENEY “We are on an unsustainable Mayer uses the example of promote a more effective spread
Staff Writer path that the government cannot Hurricane Katrina to empha- of protection and appropriate re-
sustain,” he said. size FEMA’s slow, ill-informed sources. He notes that the debate
Empowering local govern- Even though he never classi- and unorganized response to the “With all of our is not about whether government
ments by removing dependency fied himself as a political science cry for help. Washington, D.C. should be bigger or smaller, but
on Washington, D.C. will keep buff, Mayer was recently elected shouldn’t be held responsible for about making government work
Americans safe, according UD president of Buckeye Institute necessary protection because wealth and in- more efficiently at all levels.
alum Matt Mayer. for Public Policy Solutions, the mobilization of relief forces must According to Mayer, with in-
Mayer, a 1993 graduate, pre- leading independent source of re- occur in less than 72 hours and creased funds and proper devo-
sented an overview of his new search and education, economic “with all of our wealth and inge- genuity, we tion, states can properly take
book Wednesday titled “Home- growth and government trans- nuity, we should’ve done better to care of their residents without
land Security and Federalism: parency. He also teaches as an ad- help impoverished Americans,” the federal restraints.
Protecting America from Outside junct professor at The Ohio State Mayer said. should’ve done Mayer ends his book with this
the Beltway.” He wrote that the University. The approach taken after Sept. quote by Alexander Tyler, a Scot-
tish historian: “The average age
better to help of the world’s greatest civiliza-
Leo’s QuaLity student Housing
tions from the beginning of histo-
ry has been about 200 years. Dur-
impoverished ing those 200 years, these nations
always progressed through the
Houses AvAilAble: 2010-2 Americans.”
following sequence: from bond-
48 & 50 Woodland ave. 40 Jasper st. 011 age to spiritual faith; from spiri-
tual faith to great courage; from
sChoo Matt Mayer, 1993 UD
63 Jasper st. 50 Jasper st. l year courage to liberty; from liberty
graduate and author
to abundance; from abundance to
49 Jasper st. 56 Jasper st. of “Homeland Security complacency; from complacency
and Federalism: Protecting to apathy; from apathy to depen-
29 Jasper st. 119 Fairgrounds America from Outside dence; from dependence back into
38 Jasper st. 42 & 46 Frank street the Beltway” bondage.”
The question remains: where
is the United States in this se-
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Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
DANCING THE DAY AND NIGHT AWAY TRAIN
(cont. from p. 1)
Dance Marathon supports Dayton Children’s Hospital with groove session
But this new means of trans-
portation might require a change
in cultural thinking. Capka ob-
served “we’re such an automobile
dependant society, it would be
Assistant News Editor Walmart. The committee also given out to different teams, such “We try to get participants hard to make that shift” to using
sends out letters to friends and as most spirited and most money involved in the different hours trains and other forms of mass
family members of those partici- raised. According to Rodney, through dressing up and other public transportation.
pating in the marathon asking there will also be an Irish dance fun activities,” Rodney said. “When I was in Europe pas-
On Saturday Nov. 7, students for donations. performance and a show put on Although the deadline has senger trains were always packed
and community members will be Dance Marathon works with by a Jimmy Buffett tribute band. passed for students to sign up and used because a lot of people
singing, competing in contests Children’s Miracle Network, a Each hour of the dance mara- for the marathon, they are wel- don’t have cars and there is more
and dancing during UD’s Dance foundation that helps raise funds thon will have a different theme, come to visit friends during the focus on pedestrian and mass
Marathon in order to benefit the for children’s hospitals around such as holidays, 90s or sports. event. For more information, e- transportation,” he said.
Dayton Children’s Hospital. the country. This year, the Christmas on Campus will be mail udancemarathon@gmail. “We’ve developed beyond the
The marathon, which takes event’s proceeds will go toward hosting activities for the Christ- com or visit campus.udayton. mentality of using trains,” Capka
place in the RecPlex, lasts from buying new incubator beds for mas hour. edu/~cmndance. said.
noon to midnight and will infants in the Neonatal Intensive Professor Gorman agrees.
have a record 392 participants. Care Unit at Dayton Children’s “The highways have created
Dance Marathon has raised over Hospital. According to Rodney, urban sprawl,” he said. “Even if
$160,000 for Dayton Children’s the committee picks a specific people take trains into the city
Hospital since its inception 11 piece of equipment or division of of Dayton, they would still likely
years ago. the hospital to raise money for. need an additional mode of trans-
“It’s a great way to give back Children from the hospital portation to get to their destina-
to the Dayton community,” said and their family members will tion. Trains are most successful
Grace Rodney, president of Dance participate in the marathon in places where cars are a hassle
Marathon. “And the children’s along with UD students, accord- to have.”
hospital does a lot of great things ing to a press release. Committee Unlike many European cit-
to provide care for people who members will create superhero ies, Dayton, as well as most of
need it.” capes for the kids to wear, and Ohio, does not have many public
The 16-person Dance Mara- students can make cards for chil- transit systems such as a subway
thon committee has participated dren at the hospital. system. Cars are still needed to
in several fundraisers over the During the event, there will get around the city, as well as to
semester, such as bagging gro- not only be dancing, but lip- travel to suburban areas outside
ceries for tips at Cub Foods and syncing contests, food and prizes downtown.
However, some students be-
lieve the creation of a train sys-
tem with a stop in Dayton will
help create these other forms of
mass transit systems. Sophomore
physics major Phil Broderick has
great faith in the ability of public
transit systems, like trains, to be-
gin transforming America.
“We have to change the way
we do public transportation …
any steps toward making those
changes are good,” Brodrick said.
These changes include de-
veloping more environmentally
friendly forms of transportation.
Passenger trains are “good for
the U.S. but would require cul-
ture change,” Gorman said.
In order for the potential train
system to be utilized it must be
a cost efficient and convenient
means of transportation. Cur-
rent estimates of prices are be-
tween $5-$15 for a one-way trip,
depending on distance to destina-
tion. Construction is contingent
on federal funding, which will be
decided in February 2010. Regard-
less of the success of the proposal,
Brodrick said the proposal and
hopeful creation of a passenger
train system is “a step in the right
Dance Marathon involves multiple activities. At last year’s event students participated in limbo contests as well as 24 hours of dancing, all to raise money for Dayton Children’s direction. It gets people talking.”
Hospital. This year’s Dance Marathon is set for Nov. 7. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY DANCE MARATHON EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
FITNESS AND WELLNESS
RETURNS TO UD CAMPUS
Come to the first floor meeting
room at 9 p.m. in the RecPlex to
learn how to eat a healthy, bal-
Back on campus, dalities on campus. Through his
talks, Burns is working to bring
he taught it. According to the UD
press release, over one third of
anced diet while living on your about a deep sense of together- UD alumni have taken this class.
own. ness through the common pur- But outside of the classroom is
pose of spirit-community. where Burns sees himself mak-
NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL Burns pushes “The students attending UD
today are different from those
ing his mark on campus. Engag-
ing the community in faith mat-
Heather Moriconi, assistant direc-
tor of admissions at Notre Dame
faith in community who attended UD in the 1980s,”
Burns said. “In the 80s, students
ters is a major reason he became
a Marianist priest, according to
Law School is on campus today were very grade conscience. To- the press release.
from 4 to 6 p.m. If interested in day, students are ready to re- “My spirituality is bound up in
setting up a meeting, contact the spond to Mary’s call to service. relationships with other people,”
Prelaw Program office at (937) KAITLIN BERGER They have an idealistic vision.” he said in a recent press release.
229-4229. Staff Writer Another reason Burns decided “Anyone who meets me is invited
to come back to the UD commu- into the Marianist charism. I
UD’s 86-year-old Marianist nity was UD’s president, Dr. Dan joined the Marianists because
OCT. WEDNESDAY priest Father Norbert Burns is in
Curran, who specifically asked
Burns to step out of retirement
of the way they come together.
It’s belongingness. The spirit of
28 DAYTON METRO LAW FAIR
Interested in attending law school?
His love for the Blessed Moth-
er and the mission of spirit-com-
and come back to campus, ac-
cording to a University of Day-
Mary is the spirit of community.”
Burns would like to invite any
Visit the KU Ballroom from 4 to 7 munity gets him out of bed each ton press release. Curran saw group to host him for a talk on
p.m. to meet with law school rep- morning. It sends him all over how much Burns’ passion toward spirit-community, belongingness
resentatives from more than 25 the UD campus to give talks and combining community and faith and relationship. He can be con-
law schools. Attire for this pro- converse with students and fac- helped the campus for the 60 tacted through his e-mail Nor-
gram is “come as you are.” ulty. years he was here and hoped to ber t.Burns@notes.uday ton.edu
After teaching Christian Mar- bring that back to campus. or by phone at (937) 222-1137.
MARGARET KNAPKE, PRIS- riage at UD for 60 years, Burns’ His Christian Marriage class
ONER OF CONSCIENCE AND charming personality and clear was one of UD’s most popular
VOICE FOR PEACE focus enables him to serve as a classes during the six decades
The Center for Social Concern in- catalyst for a campus renewal of
vites you to hear Margaret Knapke spirit-community.
speak about her experience work- Since coming out of retire-
ing for peace and justice through ment, Burns has given over 70
nonviolent resistence. This event talks to different organizations
is in Sears Recital Hall at 7 p.m. and groups on campus, includ-
ing faculty. This past Thursday
REAL TOPIC: STEPPING INTO he spoke with the Upper Board
A DIFFERENT LIFE of the dean’s office in the College
The Office of Multicultural Affairs of Arts and Sciences, and he is
is hosting a discussion and reflec- scheduled to speak with the Stu-
tion session on society and the dent Government Association in
gay community. This event is in the upcoming weeks.
the Office of Multicultural Affairs Burns’ message is simple, yet
Lounge in Gosiger Hall from 7:30 in line with what many UD stu-
to 9 p.m. dents have faith in: the Virgin
“We are all called in Jesus
OCT. THURSDAY Christ and Mary to embrace one
another in spirit-community,”
29 2010 SUMMER STUDY ABROAD
Burns said. “We invite others
into who we are with the Marian-
ist charism of community.”
Applications are now being accepted for
Burns suggests doing this by
the SBA study abroad program. Sites
listening to one another and al-
include Augsberge, Rome, Spain, Buda-
lowing ourselves to take a walk
pest and Angers, Austria, and London/
in each others’ shoes.
Dublin. Pick up an information packet in
The founder of the Marian-
Miriam Hall rooms 108, 230 or 614.
ists, Blessed Father Chaminade,
believed that the future of the
Church was sodalities, which are
small faith sharing and forma- Father Norbert Burns retired after 60 years of teaching at UD, but is back on campus
tion groups. Burns hopes to con- getting students together to examine their faith and how it relates to UD’s community.
PHOTO PROVIDED BY UD MEDIA RELATIONS
tinue inspiring an uprising of so-
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Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
local and global
arts and events
CELEBRATE NATIVE AMERI-
CAN PEOPLES WEEK today
and Wednesday. Session themes
include “The American Indian
Movement and Beyond” 7 to 9
p.m. today in Sears Recital Hall and
storytelling and music 7 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday at SunWatch Indian
Village. For a complete schedule
and more info, contact Mary Anne
Angel at (937) 229-2548.
“WILL WAR EVER END?: A SOL-
DIER’S VISION OF PEACE FOR
THE 21ST CENTURY”: Capt. Paul
K. Chapell will discuss his new
book 7 p.m. Thursday in Sears
Recital Hall. Questions? Call Nick
Cardilino at (937) 229-2576.
ATTEND THE FRIENDS OF
ASIA RECEPTION 4:30 to 6
p.m. Wednesday in the KU Torch
Lounge. The reception is one of
the three series of fall programs
that works to assemble individuals
from different regions of the world
to learn more about each other. For Juniors Katie Power and Grace Stratton took the stage for last weekend’s production of “The Lark.” Directed by Kay Bosse, the play is based on the story of Joan of Arc, a
more info, call (937) 229-3514. warrior and martyr who became a symbol of courage and faith. Don’t miss the last round of performances at 8 p.m. Oct. 29 through Oct. 31 in Kennedy Union Boll The-
atre. Tickets cost $6 for UD faculty, staff and students and $10 for general admission. Contact the KU box ofﬁce at (937) 229-2545. MIKE MALLOY/ STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Exhibition captures creative soul of community
JACQUI BOYLE is interested in or what a particular the press release. work he submitted. He said he is than selecting work to be included
A&E Editor niche group of artists is doing.” Theresa Gasper, a member of pleased that he was able to participate in the show, no work was juried out.
When creative class economist Byrnes’ curiosity motivated her the This is Dayton group, said the in this effort and that his work was The show, to me, as a result of this,
Richard Florida and his Creative to develop Creative Soul of Dayton, a exhibition highlights all the best of recognized. represents inclusion in the arts in
Communities Leadership Project month-long community art exhibition the region. “This exhibition brings together Dayton rather than elitism.”
came to Dayton in 2008, ArtStreet that is not juried, meaning all works “Dayton is a very creative region many types and approaches to Derica Washington, a senior art
director Susan Byrnes was inspired. entered are displayed in the show. filled with so much talent, but we tend making art and the understanding of history and history major, is also a
Florida is an advocate for the “Putting together an exhibit to discount it with the attitude of ‘if art,” he said. “It is a true reflection of committee volunteer. She said she
concept that community members in that way is taking a huge risk, it’s from Dayton, it can’t possibly be Dayton and artistic vibrancy of the would encourage the UD community
can launch creative grassroots because you literally have no idea cutting edge,’” Gasper said. “With city.” to visit the exhibition to see what is
initiatives that start small and make a what you will get,” Byrnes said. over 120 participating artists, chances Before the exhibition opened, prize beyond the boundaries of UD.
big impact, according to Byrnes. “This is an amazing show because juror Eva Buttacavoli, an independent “The show is a very eclectic mix
“I was curious about what different the artists who submitted work are curator and art educator, selected of artists from Dayton housed in a
people in the Dayton community under 20, over 90, with a diverse array
“Dayton is a very creative winners in several categories. Three historic building in one of the oldest
were doing with visual art,” she said. of backgrounds, styles and subject region filled with so much artists won best of show awards. districts of Dayton,” she said. “Not
“Often when you go to an exhibit, matter, but all presented their best Ben Norton, a 2009 UD graduate, only will visitors receive a visual
you see what a particular curator work in a highly professional manner.
talent, but we tend to dis- submitted two pieces for Creative experience but also a journey into
It is truly a credit to the strength of count it with the attitude Soul and won the Best in Media for Dayton’s history.”
the arts in Dayton that this essentially Painting award. In addition to the artwork on
unedited show looks so fantastic.” of ‘If it’s from Dayton, it “The amount of work and variety display, Creative Soul also includes
The more than 230 works by 130
can’t possibly be cutting of artists packed into that room is artist talks and educational activities
artists that make up the Creative Soul almost overwhelming,” he said. “This throughout the month.
exhibit are on display now through edge.’” show helps to raise awareness as to “If, as a member of the UD
Nov. 6 in the Armory Building, the abundance of artists working in community you are interested
located one and a half miles from UD. THERESA GASPER, Dayton, and I think it made it possible in living in a city that is vibrant,
In addition to Byrnes, faculty, staff member of This is Dayton for a large number of artists to show cultured and engaged in the arts, it
and students from UD, Wright State who wouldn’t otherwise be seen is important to not only be a witness
University, Central State University outside of their own houses.” to the vibrance and culture that is
and Sinclair Community College, are that you will know someone with Christine Zuercher, a junior available to see with opportunities
along with local artists, gallery a piece in the show, which forms a photography major, worked as a such as the Creative Soul of Dayton
owners and community members connection. And that is the spirit committee volunteer to help set up all show; it is important to participate,
worked to organize the event. behind everything we do with This is of the artists’ works. as well,” Zuercher said. “The arts
Creative Soul was also organized Dayton - connecting the dots.” “The Creative Soul of Dayton community is alive and well in
by DaytonCREATE’s “This is Dayton” The chair of UD’s visual arts show has been extremely successful Dayton and eager for UD residents to
initiative, which works to build civic department, Joel Whitaker, won an in fostering the importance of the arts take part.”
pride in the community, according to honorable mention award for the in the city,” Zuercher said. “Rather
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT 11
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
SERIES ‘FLASHES FORWARD’
New ABC show gives audience glimpse of future, receives high ratings and reviews
MIKE KANE that a mysterious and cataclysmic by Sonya Walger from “Lost”), sees camera footage of “the blackout.” My “flash forward” revealed that
Staff Writer global event has just occurred; herself having an affair with a man She discovers that while everyone in ABC’s new hit show will be around
When the TV networks announced everyone in the world has lost she has never seen before. Mark’s a Detroit ballpark was unconscious, for a long time, so be sure not to miss
the list of new series that would be consciousness at exactly the same friend and AA sponsor, Aaron Stark, one man was awake and walking this amazing show: one that keeps
debuting this fall, very few shows time for approximately two minutes sees himself being reunited with his around. BUM, BUM, BUM. you guessing and leaves you wanting
grabbed my attention as the must- and 17 seconds. daughter, who was supposedly killed Since the pilot episode, ABC more every single week.
watch program of the season. Doctors in the middle of surgery, on military duty in Afghanistan. And has aired four more episodes every
One TV show, however, did electricians working on power lines Mark’s partner, Agent Demetri Noh Thursday night at 8 p.m., and they
catch my eye: ABC’s new series and businessmen driving to work all (played by John Cho from “Harold have received solid ratings. In fact,
“FlashForward.” black out only to wake up minutes and Kumar Go to White Castle”), is the premiere of “FlashForward” was
Over the course of an hour-long later to find the world in utter chaos. concerned about his vision, or lack the first TV show since “Friends” to
episode of “Lost” last April, ABC But while every person in the thereof. Demetri doesn’t see anything beat “Survivor” in the ratings for the
flashed strange images (a surfer, a world blacked out on the same day during “the blackout,” which puts 18 to 49-year-old demographic. ABC
sonogram, school children, a wedding and time, his or her consciousness into question whether or not he will has since given “FlashForward” a
and a funeral) on screens across the didn’t stay in the present; it went to be alive on April 29, 2010. full season pickup due to its positive
world asking viewers, “What did you the future. Everyone experienced In response to Mark’s “flash reviews and viewership.
see?” a vision: a two minute, 17 second forward,” the FBI starts an If you haven’t had a chance to
This mysterious advertisement glimpse into his or her future on investigation into the worldwide catch “FlashForward” on TV yet,
caught my eye and sparked my April 29, 2010, at 10 p.m. blackout, and Agent Janis Hawk don’t worry. ABC.com has all of the
interest in a series being marketed For Agent Benford, he saw develops a Web site called “Mosaic.” episodes available online so that you
as a companion piece to “Lost,” my himself as a paranoid and drunk The purpose of the Web site is for can get hooked on the show at your
favorite TV show of all time. wreck investigating the connections people to post their visions of the leisure.
In the pilot episode of and cause of “the blackout” until future so the FBI can search for Each episode is full of action,
“FlashForward,” which debuted armed men wearing masks storm his patterns and piece together stories to suspense and drama as Mark gets
on Sept. 24, FBI special agent Mark office ready to kill him. create a complete picture of April 29, closer and closer to figuring out why FBI agent Mark Benford and his wife Dr.
Olivia Benford share a moment in the
Benford wakes up in his overturned For Benford’s friends and family, 2010. “the blackout” occurred and whether
“FlashForward” episode titled “Scary Mon-
car to screams of pain and cries for their visions of the future are just as The big twist, however, comes at or not it will happen again. sters and Super Creeps,” which premieres
help. Bloodied and battered, Benford mysterious. the end of the episode when Agent Much like Agent Benford, I, too, this Thursday at 8 p.m. on ABC. PHOTO
escapes his mangled car to discover His wife, Dr. Olivia Benford (played Hawk searches through security have had a vision of the future. COURTESY OF ABCMEDIANET.COM
JE: Also we all weird food, and I’m not a teacher. KF: We like to match.
get up really
early here, FN: Do you have any house FN: Please explain your matching
and it’s really traditions? sweat suits.
easy to get KF: At Christmastime we do SO: Well we were all out
ready. Like in secret Santa. clearance shopping, and we found
a Ghetto house BQ: On birthdays we always them at New York and Company.
you never put that birthday sign up and KF: I was trying to buy my
know if you decorate with streamers and boyfriend a briefcase. And we
are going to make a birthday cake. were all there because I couldn’t
have a warm JE: We do a moms weekend. decide myself. And then after
shower. SO: With our real mom’s. that, we had to spend Shanley’s
BQ: It’s BQ: And we play the question city cash, and there they were, 60
dependable. game. percent off. So naturally we got
Roommates: Seniors Bree Quinn, Kristina Frazier, Jamie SO: And KF: When we go out to dinner we a color we each liked. Shanley
Eastman and Shanley O’Neil we have a all write down questions. was missing the size she needed,
THE LADIES OF FN: What’s your favorite thing
vortex toilet. JE: Like some serious and some so we called New York and
You don’t need a plumber. Or a funny. Companies throughout Dayton.
about living on ArtStreet?
plunger. KF: And then we answer them. JE: And Ohio. And we found it.
Kristina Frazier: The chalk
JE: It sometimes wakes you up if BQ: It goes back many years. KF: We went to the Dayton Mall,
board. And that every person that
you’re napping. and Shanley got her missing
comes in here is like, “Whoa, this
FN: What is your porch most piece.
place is awesome.”
FN: What should everyone know used for? SO: Because brown is the best.
SO: They say it’s like “Real
about you? KF: I feel like our porch is
BQ: That we’ve all kind of lived different than other porches. FN: What’s the biggest perk
together for four years. JE: We don’t party on our porch. about living here?
House Specs: 2 bed- FN: Why did you decide to live on
JE: And we call each other moms. I guess we could. JE: Great location and laundry.
rooms, 1 bathroom, living ArtStreet for a second year?
KF: Because we take care of each SO: But it would be a pretty small BQ: We always see familiar faces.
Bree Quinn: We love ArtStreet.
room, kitchen with dish- other. party. JE: Planning the haunted house
KF: We just thought that you
washer, chalk board wall, really couldn’t find anything
JE: We’re each other’s family. KF: And we’re not about small with Julie Roth.
washer and dryer, bean We also really like movies. And parties. All: Julie Roth in general.
evening TV. JE: Just the ambiance of Julie
bag, Chinese lanterns SO: It’s a really nice place. It
KF: And Jamie loves pickles. FN: What’s your most memorable Roth.
doesn’t get trashed like houses
JE: Oh yes. moment at 328 Kiefaber so far
Flyer News: How is life on 328 KF: We have flower vases with this year? FN: Any final thoughts or
BQ: And on top of that you
Kiefaber treating you? candy in it, but it’s empty right JE: Buying matching sweat suits. philosophies?
always have the support of the
Shanley O’Neil: Fantastic. now because we ate it all. KF: When we had a whiteout. BQ: Embrace your roommates
ArtStreet staff and community.
Jamie Eastman: We lived on SO: We’re all teachers except for JE: Yeah we had a whiteout the and the times that you have
KF: You never know when you’re
ArtStreet last year, too. We’re Jamie. first weekend. A four-person together because you get busy,
going to get an e-mail that there
basically obsessed. JE: Yeah that’s true, too. I like whiteout. We wore white shirts. and it goes by really fast.
are brownies in the office.
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
“Once you pull the trigger and file a First Amendment lawsuit, it is a war.”
Keen Umbehr, First Amendment advocate, 1997
Nickelodeon star leaves jungle to face the big city, adolescence
Process doesn’t have to change, but availability should
Whether registering for classes is new to you or you’ve had several Dora 2.0 will be, “exploring com- to grow up? Look at any other
years experience, it’s nearly inevitable that you will have some sort munity service, beach clean-ups cartoon characters who have
of registration dilemma this November. and even mysteries.” grown up (i.e. the Rugrats) and
Offering requisite courses every other semester, with only one No word on whether tween it will be apparent that this idea
section or with a limited number of seats makes it increasingly Dora is still BFF-ing it up with fails. We love Dora the Explorer
difficult to actually fulfill those requirements. an equally tweenish Boots the for her innocent demeanor, her
Students with the late registration dates are blocked out of the Monkey. willingness to conquer the world
MAGGIE MALACH OPINIONS EDITOR
classes they need to take in order to graduate. Also, there are so In addition, she is getting an before kindergarten enrollment.
many time overlaps with classes that have only one or two sections, entirely new, sophisticated yet What is this new and grown-up
but they’re required. You can’t take two classes at 3 p.m. on Mondays Our little girl is all grown up. still appropriate look. At least, Dora? Will she ditch Backpack
and Wednesdays, but both classes are required. What are students Yes, it’s true. In case you have that’s what Mattel and Nickel- for Vera Bradley? Will her Map
supposed to do in a situation like that? been living under a rock, or have odeon are claiming. become outdated and be re-
It’s true that students can take a missed course in a following simply been too busy to keep New Dora is totally cool—she’s placed with a Garmin?
semester, but even if the class still has open seats, students have up with your favorite Spanish- rocking one of the most popular Most importantly, this Dora
other responsibilities that can pose a problem. The majority of speaking toddler, you need to be fashions for girls, a long shirt, fan is left to wonder, what about
students have additional work and needs other than a single major. informed on the latest on-goings leggings and flats. So hip. She Diego? For those of you who re-
Whether they have a double major, minor, cluster or extra-curricular at Nick, Jr. is also wearing lipstick (how old ally live under a rock, Diego is
activities, students are often faced to choose between two required Dora the Explorer has hit is she supposed to be?) and is Dora’s cousin. Like Dora, his
classes of two different majors or between a required class and a tweendom. “super-slim.” Spanish prowess and rugged
cluster class. It’s okay. Take a moment to Yes, that’s right. New and im- good looks earned him a spot
UD needs a better solution for providing classes to students. More sit down and gather yourself. proved Dora is rocking the body in Nick, Jr. primetime. Will he
classes need to be offered for those that fill up quickly. One of the We all knew this moment would of a model. No worries, for those grow up too, or will he be left
great things about our education at UD is our small class sizes, but if come eventually, we just never of you five-year-olds not allowed behind as Dora embraces ado-
students aren’t able to take the classes they need or want, how great thought it would be so soon. Or to play with Barbie for body im- lescence and all of the awkward
is that education? With only a small number of students able to take so dramatic. age reasons, you now have Dora. moments it brings?
certain classes, so many students are shut out, leaving them with Here is the news in brief: Dora She may not have six dozen ca- All I can do is advise Nickel-
zero opportunity to learn. has been revamped in a major reer options or a relationship odeon. Learn from Disney’s
A more secure scheduling system is needed at UD to give its way. This fall she will move with Ken, but gosh darn it she mistakes—let a child star grow
students the courses they need to graduate and the classes they want from random unnamed jungles can speak Spanish with the best up too fast and before you know
for their careers. Students shouldn’t have to wait until their final across the world to “the big city.” of them. it, she will be dancing in front
semester at UD to get into classes needed to graduate. Additional According to Mattel, the power- I guess what confuses me is of an American flag in boots
seats in each class, as well as extra class sections, need to be offered. house manufacturing the physi- that I don’t see the need to ruin a and hot pants.
cal manifestation of the tween, good thing. Why does Dora need
Word on the street...
Editor-in-Chief Kelsey Cano 229-3892 Art Director Claire Wiegand Do you agree with the registration process?
Managing Editor Ryan Kozelka Assistant Art Director Kelly Morris
News Editor Stephanie Vermillion 229-3226 Chief News Writer Sara Dorn
Assistant News Editors Anna Beyerle and Chief A & E Writer Vince Ziols
Chief Sports Writer Jacob Rosen
Arts & Entertainment Editor Jacqui Boyle
Chief Propeller Writer Randi Sheshull
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Assistant A & E Editor Sara Green
Business Manager Kirstie Snyder
Opinions Editor Maggie Malach 229-3878
Advertising Manager “No, I haven’t been put in “No, it should be based “I don’t have a problem with
Sports Editor Nate Waggenspack 229-3891
Lauren Lecklider 229-3813 the best position. I always on academic performance it. I came in with enough
Assistant Sports Editor John Bedell credits, so I usually register
Assistant Advertising Manager Kelly Tobias got one of the last days.” rather than randomized.”
Propeller Editor Alexis Buhelos with the class ahead of me.”
Web Editor Jonathon Reinhart
Copy Editors Meghann Heft & Lindsey DiTirro ABBEY VALENTINE, SOPHOMORE STEVE GALL, JUNIOR JOSH CRAVEN, SENIOR
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Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
letters to the editor
GLBT article did not truly reach out Community categorizes its citizens
I’m happy to see Flyer News
directly addressing issues sur-
for GLBT students on campus.
It is also worth noting the irony Acceptance means restructuring opinions of society
rounding the GLBT population of the fact that the article was pub-
I recently read an editorial corner? Or what intelligence level of being judged negatively just
on campus, but I’m let down lished on the final day of the first
about diversity in the last edition do you associate with someone because of one or two defining
by the approach. As a member annual National Coming Out Week.
of Flyer News, and it presented who speaks in an urban or rural characteristics.
of Student Allies, I’m disap- Dedicated students from Student
some ideas that troubled me. Di- dialect that may not follow the I think that personally, as a
pointed that Flyer News chose to Allies planned an entire week of
versity is one of the most chal- woman, I had to overcome the idea
write an article about the GLBT events encouraging discussion
lenging issues to talk about. On of womanhood that was thrown in
community without actually and understanding surrounding
one hand, we are all human be- my face daily by advertisements
reaching out to the community. sexual orientation, gender identi-
ings and genetically there is no di- “Ignoring the fact and the media. We were basically
The idea that GLBT students ty, acceptance and understanding.
viding line between racial groups. told that to be worth anything in
aren’t embracing who they are
and are not doing enough to pro-
Slowly but surely, the GLBT com-
munity is doing work at UD. Any-
On the other hand, society has that these catego- society we had to be beautiful and
placed people into well-defined appealing to men. Many girls, es-
mote themselves on campus is one (straight, gay, bisexual, trans-
one person’s assessment of the gendered) is welcome to join our
categories. Ignoring the fact that ries exist will not pecially teens, have extremely low
these categories exist will not self-esteem because of the pres-
situation. A full exploration of work—all you have to do is show up
the issue should have included at an Allies meeting. They’re held
make problems of racism, sexism, make problems of sures put upon them by society.
and heterosexism go away. It is wonderful to see women and
many members of the GLBT every Tuesday at 7:15 in the Wom-
I would challenge any student men as equals, but that certainly
population on campus. At the en’s Center in Alumni Hall. Come
to drive through the neighbor-
racism, sexism, does not mean we should not be
very least, the article should join us—we’re happy to have you!
hoods of Dayton and say that race aware of problems that exist and
have interviewed a student who
does not matter. White flight and and heterosexism work to remedy them.
is actively involved in Student DANA PHILLIPS racism in housing are extremely Institutional and personal
Allies and is passionate about
STUDENT ALLIES, PUBLIC RELATIONS detrimental; where a person lives go away.” prejudice affects everyone, even
the improvement of the climate
affects the types of schooling and white, heterosexual males. I agree
services they have access to. An- that we need to see the humanity
other problem is that many kids
Leah Winnike, junior and dignity of every single person
DIFFERENCES DEFINE US, are taught to identify “bad ar-
eas” by the racial groups they see
rather then their outward appear-
ance, but I think that the first step
WE SHOULD NOT IGNORE THEM when driving through them.
There are many other prob-
rules of standard English? Unless
we are honest and open about our
toward achieving this goal is to be
open about prejudice rather then
I wasn’t sure how to react when I that difference cannot be ignored. lems that exist that are more co- prejudicial tendencies, we will ignoring the realities created by
read the recent editorial regarding Yes, one can try, but there will al- vert. I think that every person is never overcome them. society.
the dangers of celebrating diversity. ways be events that remind us that socialized to group people into Celebrating diversity is about
The author claims that elements difference does matter. So, why not categories. What do you think (if giving people who have been con- LEAH WINNIKE
such as one’s race, sexual orienta- celebrate it? Why not be proud and only for a second) when you see a stantly looked down upon by soci-
tion, and gender “certainly don’t positive to be who we are—to be dif- person of a different ethnicity in ety a sense of pride in themselves.
define who someone is,” and that ferent and glad to be as such because baggy clothes standing on a city Imagine living every day in fear ART EDUCATION
affirmation of said features fosters we are able to recognize our painful
We don’t have right to kill, but have right to life
discrimination, but this is an over- past and still be positive. Perhaps
simplified and idealized view of the that too is an idealized view, but it
world. is far less dangerous than ignoring
I am writing in response to opening up a whole new world of must be willing and able to de-
I can’t think of a time when such diversity all together, which will not
Michael Miller’s column titled opportunity to these criminals. fend ourselves when necessary
components did not define someone. end discrimination but merely over-
“America’s Right to Kill,” seen Miller also views the Third from those who wish to infringe
We are by no means blank slates, nor look and therefore indirectly main-
in Issue 9. He believes that our Amendment, which relates to upon that right. By remov-
will we ever be. There have been in- tain it.
nation’s Second Amendment is war on domestic soil, as being un- ing our right to arms, we would
stances not so long ago when some Nobody is the same. We are all dif-
no longer necessary and that necessary. Our country has been be crippling ourselves against
would castigate and even attempt to ferent. And let’s face it, because we
the obsolescence of firearms very fortunate in that a war has the criminals of the world.
terminate difference altogether. And have to face it: difference is always
is the only solution. I’ll be the never been waged on our ground. If our nation’s Second Amend-
such a time is not lost in some forgot- going to be important to somebody,
first one to admit that there We are so quick to condemn the ment is to be downplayed, who’s
ten past that we occasionally glance whether in a positive or negative
are some terrible crimes tak- deployment of troops overseas, to say that the First is any saf-
over and look at—but not too closely fashion.
ing place in our country; how- but what many fail to realize is er? Would we allow the powers
and not too long, because then we To ignore such an obvious truth
ever, guns aren’t the problem. that this action keeps the fight- that be to strip us of any rights
would start to realize the disturbing is to ignore countless years that have
As a matter of fact, our country ing away from home, which ulti- they saw fit simply because they
fact that this time is also today. contributed not only to the slow-but-
is very safe when it comes to fire- mately protects American lives. were “outdated”? This would
It is a time when an interracial steady acceptance of difference, but
arms. Ownership is restricted by This has been the case due lead us to a slippery slope away
couple in Louisiana is denied a mar- also its much-deserved declaration
many factors, and one must have to the rights established in the from the democracy which we
riage license; a time when there is and commemoration.
a clean record in order to legal- Second Amendment. Japa- have fought so hard to earn. It
still a military gay ban; a time when
ly own a firearm. Despite what nese Admiral Isoroku Yama- has been our right to arms that
anti-Islamic sentiments are scrawled KONDWANI HARAWA a heap of strict laws may say, moto once said, “You cannot has kept our country going
on Houston mosques. This unfortu-
nate list goes unfortunately on.
SENIOR criminals will continue to ignore invade the mainland United strong ever since its inception.
them. No matter the weapon of States. There would be a rifle
These examples point to the fact ENGLISH MIKE MALLOY
choice, a criminal will always at- behind every blade of grass.”
“ tempt to gain the advantage. By While we surely don’t have the SENIOR
making firearms inaccessible to right to kill, we do have the right MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
“We are by no means blank law abiding citizens, we would be to life. In order to live freely, we
slates, nor will we ever be.” ourpolicy
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Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
ARE YOU READY? flyer basketball preview
MAKES ITS MARK
MEN’S RUGBY nation; looks toward nationals
Club team among the best in the
JACOB ROSEN Web site, was on the sideline at play every week, is quite close to a In response to their undefeated in the way it is today. Saying he
Chief Staff Writer the end but had a perfect angle at game we all cherish and love. finish, Gribowicz had this to say knew it was going to be a part of
the final bounce. Nursing a minor “It is like American football about their effort, “We knew what his college career, the junior is
The men’s rugby club completed injury, he tried to reenact the play except there are no downs and the we had as a team and we wanted to ecstatic about the way this season
their undefeated regular season and was frank about what it meant game is continuous. There is also make sure we put our work in this is developing.
Saturday, asserting their spot as for the team’s chances at the very no forward passing with 15 players season.” “It is definitely our goal this
one of the top teams in the nation. end. on the field per team and no pads,” Brennan never knew that the year to go to nationals,” he said.
Dayton’s club, which is “If Miami had gotten that Koehneman said. team would become competitive
currently celebrating a 40th bounce, it would have been the Much like the increased youth
anniversary on campus, is having end,” he said. participation in sports like soccer
one of the best seasons and With the ball in perfect and lacrosse, rugby is on the rise
cemented their spot as a No.1 seed positioning, Dayton took one in the United States. Citing the
for the postseason tournament last try for a score and came up increase of high school club teams
with their 18-13 victory on the road victorious by the narrow margin and amateur leagues, Koehneman
against Ohio University. of 30-29. Unearthing the top team understands how the talent level
Finishing the season undefeated in the land, the entire team knew has increased within the last few
was quite the thrill for the veteran- that this year’s unit was a special years. He said that this year’s team
laden team. They got to that point group. is not afraid to play a handful of
with help from the biggest shock of
the season, their upset over the top
ranked team in Division II rugby.
Miami University, annually one
“We knew what we had as a team, and we
of the top teams in the sport, was
the number one team in the nation wanted to make sure we put our work in
heading into its contest against the
Flyers Oct. 17. this season.”
“We knew last year they were
the No. 3 team at nationals and yet
we played them tough then,” fifth- Matt Gribowicz
year senior Dave Koehneman said. Sophomore, men’s rugby
The match played up to all
of the hype, as the score was
10-7 in favor of the Flyers at “It was the most important underclassmen every week.
halftime and within seven points game of the year for us and we The Flyers concluded their
throughout. Trailing 29-25 with took care of business,” sophomore league schedule over the weekend
the clock winding down however, Matt Gribowicz said. against Ohio and now will begin
a fortuitous bounce into the hands For the many seniors and even the Midwest tournament as the
of speedy Jim Paszczykowski fifth-year seniors on the team, it top seed Saturday. If they win
decided the contest. was the greatest event in their Saturday they play the next day for
Jack Brennan, a junior flanker playing career. Rugby, a sport a chance to advance to the regional
who goes by the nickname that carries a macho stereotype Final Four and eventually a ticket
“Glutes” according to the team for the heavy-lifting athletes that for nationals.
Men’s rugby club captain, senior Dave Klug, runs with the ball during one of the team’s
matches this season. The team has been enjoying a great season so far, having upset No.
1 ranked Miami (Ohio) earlier this fall. Now they are setting their sights on nationals.
PHOTO COURTESY OF MEN’S RUGBY CLUB
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
SCHEDULE Women’s Rugby
Friday, Oct. 30 at Xavier 7
WOMEN’S RUGBY CONCLUDING SUCCESSFUL FALL SEASON
Sunday, Nov. 1 at Temple 1
Rebuilding squad gains experience and readies to reload for spring
p.m. However, in learning more about their record and increase their just west of Brown. No experience
Staff Writer the sport, the team has improved numbers for the 2010 spring is necessary to join. For
Men’s Soccer a great deal throughout its fall season. information about the club or the
Women’s rugby is not a well season. The team is always looking to sport of rugby, visit the women’s
Friday, Oct. 30 vs. Charlotte 7
known sport, but it is growing at Julie Smith, one of the leaders get more girls on the team, and rugby Web site at campus.
p.m. (Senior Night) UD. of the team spoke very highly of practices are Tuesday, Wednesday udayton.edu/~udwrugby/links.
The Women’s rugby club at her teammates and their efforts and Thursday nights at 6 p.m. on htm.
Women’s Soccer the University of Dayton is a this season. They hope to improve the NCR fields on Stewart Street,
work in progress. It has been
Wednesday, Oct. 28 at St.
an established organization on
Bonaventure 3 p.m. campus since 2004, but the sport
Saturday, Oct. 31 vs. Xavier goes back much further than
7:30 that. It has been a part of the
intramural program since 1987.
Since 2004, the club has showed
Football constant improvement. It has
Saturday, Oct. 31 vs. San Di- enjoyed a pretty good amount of
success, too. In 2005, just the club’s
ego 1 p.m. Welcome Stadium
second year, the team proved
it was capable of competing
Cross Country with anyone in the nation, as it
Saturday, Oct. 31 A-10 Cham- played in the Division II national
championship game. Since then
pionships, St. Louis, Mo.
women’s rugby has slowed down,
inside the but they are getting back on track
NUMBERS Their season consists of both
a fall and spring schedule with
the fall season coming to a close
this weekend. The team has
12 played games against several
other schools from the Midwest,
The women’s soccer team including Denison and Kent State.
posted its 12th shutout of With several members on
the current team that had never
the season on Sunday with previously played rugby, the team
a 3-0 win over UMass. this year has had a slower start. The UD women’s rugby club is involved in a scrum during one of their games. The team’s fall season is coming to a close, and they
have been pretty successful despite some inexperience in the squad. RYAN KOZELKA/MANAGING EDITOR
The program record for
shutouts is 13, a mark that
Basketball vouchers to go on sale Friday
the 2004 Flyers recorded.
The women’s team has
only allowed five goals this
season. NATE WAGGENSPACK online at the SPS Portal through deal for some of the more casual that will be more fun for the
Sports Editor Ticketmaster. fans, or people who just haven’t students, to kind of get them
When registration closes Red racked up many Spirit Points, engaged more,” Purpus said.
With basketball season just Scare will rank each group based Purpus said it wasn’t a problem For more information on
around the corner, it is time to on its average spirit points. Once last year. voucher sales, group registration,
The women’s soccer team make those spirit points pay off the groups are ranked, they will “Last year we thought there ticket distribution or anything
is now one of only two and get some good seats. line up in order on the preferred might have been a chance that else Red Scare, go to www.
teams in all of NCAA Divi- Red Scare will be holding its distribution date to receive tickets some of the games would sell out, udaytonredscare.com.
preferred ticket voucher sales for that set of games. Therefore, but that really wasn’t the case,” he
sion I women’s soccer that
Friday, Oct. 30 in Frericks Gym. the group with the highest said. “Even though we are selling
remain undefeated. The This marks the first chance average spirit points will get the more vouchers than there are UPCOMING SPIRIT
other team is The Stand- students will have to purchase first seats. seats, we don’t foresee a problem
ford Cardinal who are their season tickets for the Dayton Each group must make sure with students who want tickets POINTS EVENTS
men’s basketball season. to send a representative at the not being able to get them.”
ranked as the No. 1 team
in the country.
Any student with thoughts
of having good seats for the
appropriate time and with all the
correct information: group name,
It is possible to get tickets to
the basketball games without
Friday, Oct. 30
basketball season will most likely password and rank. buying the preferred ticket Men’s Soccer
60 need to buy vouchers Friday.
Vouchers for the 2009-2010
In 2008 Red Scare sold out of
vouchers on the first day for the
vouchers. This option makes any
Spirit Points (or lack thereof ) Saturday, Oct. 31
The Dayton Flyers defense season cost $35, and they cover first time. To avoid that again, irrelevant. However, the seats are
allowed just 60 total yards all 16 home games. Also included Red Scare president Matt Purpus guaranteed to be farther away Football
in the deal is the Red Scare said that the organization will sell from the court.
of offense in the football basketball T-shirt for this year. unlimited vouchers, and tickets Red Scare is planning on
team’s 38-7 win over Buying the vouchers is just the will be distributed to the top doing more promotional events
Valparasio Saturday. The first step in the process of making groups until they run out of seats. surrounding the basketball Sunday, Nov. 1
it to the basketball games. Next,
Crusaders also recorded
students can register in groups
“We are going to allow the
students that have the best spirit
season, whereas in the past it had
generally just allowed basketball
just two first downs for the to get tickets for the games. points to be the ones that receive to carry itself.
entire game. Students register a week before the tickets,” he said. “We want to have a few more Friday, Nov. 6
the preferred distribution date While this may seem like a raw promotions, a few more activities,
Flyer News • Tuesday, October 27, 2009
AND THEN THERE WERE TWO
Flyers post two Oelschlager scored the first goal squad’s shutout. “Their [Rhode Sunday saw the Flyers post Bäck slipped behind the defense
on a header. Oelschlager was able Island’s] style was just to dump another shutout as they beat of UMass and after receiving a
shutouts to to score her second goal for the
season with the help of a perfect
pass from teammate and fellow
UMass 3-0. Dayton dominated
the match in nearly every
statistical category. The Flyers
pass from Blumenschein, made
one defender miss before crushing
the ball past the goalie.
remain one of junior, Kelly Blumenschein.
“It was a nice ball down the “This has been their had more shots on goal than the
Minutewomen (12-2), more corner
Even with the 3-0 win, Tucker
was not happy about the way his
two undefeated M.O. all year. They
line on the left to Kelly and I was kicks (10-0) and, most importantly, team played in the match. He
running in from the back post,” more goals. said his team’s play for much of
Oelschlager said. “Kelly played it Dayton started the game on the match was lackadaisical and
teams in nation right over the defender who was work hard. It’s the the attack offensively as senior his team needed to pick up the
in front of me and it was an open Lauren MacCormick scored her intensity.
Junior Allison Giner also
way they’ve gone seventh goal of the season in
the fourth minute. Senior Cara
“We just went through the
motions for most of the game,”
Staff Writer scored her second goal of the
season with the second goal of
about their busi- Cornacchia and freshman Colleen
Williams were credited with the
Tucker said. “We kept telling the
girls when we get a chance to bury
The UD women’s soccer team
pushed its record to 12-0-5 with
the match in the 83rd minute.
Giner was involved in a scramble
ness.” assist. Williams made a perfect
pass on the cross to MacCormick
them, bury them.”
With the two shutout wins
two shutout victories over Rhode
around the goal when she got a who was able to kick the ball this weekend, the Flyers have
Island and UMass this weekend.
rebound and slid the ball past past the keeper into the opposite moved their season shutout total
The match Friday night was
the goalie. With a two goal lead,
Mike Tucker corner of the goal. to 12 games. The team record is
moved to the Athletes in Action
the Flyers were able to put the Head coach, women’s soccer Mandi Bäck did the rest of 13, posted in 2004, the last year
Sports Complex because Baujan
match out of reach. Head coach the scoring for the Flyers. In the the Flyers played in the NCAA
Field was covered in standing
Mike Tucker was pleased with 18th minute Bäck tiptoed the end tournament.
water. The different venue had no
his team’s performance after the line with the ball passing two The Flyers look to remain
effect on the team as the Flyers
match. defenders before blowing the ball undefeated when they play St.
shut out the Rams.
“This has been their M.O. all it in over the top and we defended past the goalie on an acrobatic Bonaventure Wednesday.
Dayton beat Rhode Island (4-
year. They work hard. It’s the well. We didn’t give up too many kick. Bäck scored again in the
11-1) 2-0 with both goals coming
way they’ve gone about their great opportunities. We battled, second half on a goal in the 48th
in the second half. Junior Tori
business,” Tucker said of his and within the laws of the game.” minute.
Senior Forward Lauren MacCormick dribbles away from a Massachusetts defender Sunday. The Flyers won the game 3-0, and beat Rhode Island 2-0 Friday to stay undefeated. The wins were also the Flyers’ 11th and 12th shut-
outs of the year, putting them one shutout away from tying the school record. RYAN KOZELKA/MANAGING EDITOR