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 InsIde thIs Issue                    Crescent Hill completes security camera system
                                      By Maryam Saleh                         USF Information Technology         Center on Holly Drive, was                                                  “In the past, there was
                                      C O R R E S P O N D E N T            chose the cameras that will be        constructed 13 years ago,                                                a delay,” he said. “Now, it’s at
                                                                           installed, and Physical Plant will    Granda said. Cameras were                                                our fingertips.”
                                                                           be in charge of their operation,      installed when it was built,                                                According to UP records,
                                         By next week, a new security      Granda said. Most of the PATS         but they have since become                                               there have been 40 hit and
                                      system on campus will allow          budget comes from campus              outdated.                                                                run accidents in the campus
                                      University Police (UP) to            parking permit sales, he said.            Granda said the four other                                           parking garages since the
 M oN tA GE                           supervise USF’s parking facilities      The old surveillance system        parking garages on campus are                                            beginning of the fall 2010
 USF art students travel to           from anywhere in the world.          included on-site display screens      all less than 8 years old and were                                       semester, six of which happened
 New York City. Page 4                   More      than      20    new     at multiple locations across          already equipped with cameras                                            this semester.
                                      surveillance cameras will be         campus that were not always           compatible with the new                                                     There have been no reported
    Montage                           installed in the Crescent Hill       monitored. If an incident             surveillance system.                                                     break-ins in any of the parking
                                      Parking Facility, a project          occurred, UP Public Information           Though the new security system                                       garages since the beginning of the
                                      that will require $37,000 of         Officer Lt. Chris Daniel said,        will allow for instant access, Daniel                                    semester, according to UP records,
                                      Parking and Transportation           officers would have to go back to     said it may not help solve cases,                                        and the last theft to take place in
                                      Services      (PATS)    operating    review the tapes.                     such as hit and run accidents, that                                      the Crescent Hill Parking Facility
                                      budget, Parking        Operations       The new system will allow UP       occur in the garage, as there are                                        occurred April 23. The last car
                                      Manager Frank Granda said.           to access surveillance footage        usually other vehicles in the way                                        burglary on campus took place
                                         The        additions       will   from across campus in live            obstructing crimes.                                                      July 26 in the Richard A. Beard
                                      bring the security cameras in        stream on the Internet, from any          “It’s one more element to                                            Parking Facility.
                                      the oldest parking garage on         location.                             work on,” he said, “but it’s not a                                          Granda said students do not
  S po rtS                            campus up to par with the               “We have gone from the             case solver.”                                                            have to worry about this week’s
  Men’s soccer heads to Louisville.   rest, he said, therefore allowing    technology of the ’90s to the             Daniel said the quicker                                              installation process impacting
  BACK                                all of the campus garages to         digital age,” Granda said.            access will increase police                                              their ability to park in the garage,
                                      operate off of a centralized            The Crescent Hill garage, which    efficiency while investigating                                           as none of the parking spaces will
                                      video surveillance system.           sits behind the Marshall Student      cases.                                                                   be closed off.

               Oracle                 Canopy to cover Marshall
               online                 Student Center amphitheater
  To read about Tampa                 By Zein Kattih                       design and its effectiveness in
  Ghost Tours, visit                  C O R R E S P O N D E N T            solving the problem. The
  usforacle.com/                                                           estimated cost is $645,000.
                                                                              The     project    will    be
  scene-heard or take                    After months of planning          funded by the MSC, which set
  a photo of the QR                   and deliberation, a canopy           aside a $600,000 budget for the
  code below with a                   will be constructed over the         project. Synovec said MSC
                                      Marshall Student Center’s            officials hope to include
  QR reader app on                    (MSC) outdoor amphitheater           solar panels in the canopy
  your smartphone.                    later this semester.                 design, which would cost the
                                         Construction is scheduled to      remaining      $45,000,      and                                                                                   ORACLE PHOTO/EDUARDA CASTRO
                                      begin Nov. 7, and is expected        receive external assistance in
                                      to be completed by Jan. 28.          funding.
                                         MSC Director Joe Synovec             “We’re hoping that the
                                      said the idea for the                (Student) Green (Energy) Fee
                                      project came after he and            Fund will pay for the solar
                                      other MSC staff members              panels,” he said.
                                      attended several events at              The Student Green Energy
                                      the amphitheater last fall.          Fee funds are used to help
                                      The intense Florida heat that        USF conserve energy, reduce
                                      plagued the outdoor events           energy        costs,       lower
                                      inspired them to build a             greenhouse gas emissions and
                                      structure to block the sun.          promote renewable energy
                                         Synovec said a feasibility        technology. If the fund does
                                      study       was      conducted       not pay for the solar panels,
                                      from February to March to            they will not be included in the
                                      determine the estimated cost         project, Synovec said.
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                                                            Saudis want alleged plot brought to UN council Florida minimum
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                  sports@usforacle.com                         The council has already imposed    this plot” and asked the                authorities of carrying out “a          to match increases in the cost of
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              Michael Hardcastle                            protect diplomats.                    involvement       in     the    plot,   week       that    the     Obama        than the state’s rate would have
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               Lucas Cannistraci                            actions unit known as the Quds        Ahmadinejad. He claimed the             Council.

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                                                                                                         CANOPY                                 each year at the amphitheater.

     A lot of Lulav
                                                                                                                                                She      said     the      canopy
                                                                                                         Continued from PAGE 1                  would        benefit       student
                                                                                                                                                organizations hosting events
                                                                                                            After the feasibility study            “It’s either hot or it’s raining
                                                                                                         was completed in May, the MSC,         (when we have the events),”
                                                                                                         Student Affairs and Facilities         Stassin said. “I think it’ll be
                                                                                                         Planning and Construction              helpful … because people do
                                                                                                         agreed to proceed with the             get very hot, and a lot of
                                                                                                         project, Synovec said.                 our events are very active, so
                                                                                                            The canopy will provide             people do tend to overheat
                                                                                                         shade, but is not designed to          faster with all the walking we
                                                                                                         fully protect against the rain,        do with the marches.”
                                                                                                         Synovec said. It will almost              During         construction,
                                                                                                         entirely protect the stage             the amphitheater will be
                                                                                                         area and some of the                   fenced off and unavailable
                                                                                                         general area, but will be              for use.
                                                                                                         made       of     a       permeable       MSC officials had hoped to
                                                                                                         material to allow better               begin construction during the
                                                                                                         airflow and lower the cost of          summer, but planning had not
                                                                                                         the structure. It will also            yet been completed.
                                                                                                         include large fans, similar to            Synovec said the area will be
                                                                                                         those found at the Campus              more comfortable to use and
                                                                                                         Recreation Center.                     will generate more revenue
                                                                                                            “It’ll be a venue which is          that can be used to run MSC.
                                                                                                         cool and windy,” he said.              Students are able to use the
                                                                                                         “It’ll be a space you can use          amphitheater at no charge, but
                                                                                                         comfortably.”                          non-USF members are charged
                                                                                                            Erin Stassin, a senior              $225.       Departments         pay
                                                                                                         majoring       in       criminology    half-price.
                                                                                                         and English literary studies              “We’re excited,” he said.
USF Hillel Rabbi Uriel Rivkin, junior majoring in geography Gabriel Fuks, and senior majoring in         and          p re s i d e n t     of   “We think it’s going to make
biology Brian Lehrer, celebrated the biblical holiday of Sukkos by shaking Lulav fronds and etrog        student organization N.I.T.E.,         the space very much more
fruits by the Marshall Student Center on Monday to thank God for their body parts. The Lulav             hosts       multiple          events   desirable.”
represents the spine, eyes and lips, and the etrog represents the heart. ORACLE PHOTO/TONY GORDON

 Homecoming flies high

The Marshall Student Center was decorated in green and gold Monday to kick off the first day of
Homecoming week. At the center of the first floor was a sand-filled hourglass representing this year’s
theme, “History of yesterday, mystery of tomorrow, gift of the present.” ORACLE PHOTO/EDUARDA CASTRO

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 NYC lights inspiration for USF art students
                                     a vast industrial space filled with   houses       the     works       of
By Chloe Lykes                       dark, sketched pieces. At Ry          Vincent Van Gogh, Robert
COR R ESPON DENT                     Rocklen’s show, “Believe You          Rauschenberg and Barnett
                                     Me,” visitors were encouraged to      Newman.
                                     walk barefoot on textured tiles.         Though MoMA’s line Friday
   A group of 22 USF students           Condon and another USF art         night snaked around two city
hopped off the subway and onto       professor, Neil Bender, offered       blocks, students didn’t want to
Canal Street on Friday morning,      this opportunity through their        miss out on its special exhibition,
making their way through the         contacts in the New York City art     “de Kooning: A Retrospective.”
various boroughs of New York         scene. Though she teaches at USF,        “I loved looking at de
City to the Lower East Side for a    Condon works at her art studio in     Kooning’s paintings because
weekend of art and inspiration.      Brooklyn year-round.                  there was so much movement
   Before noon Friday, USF              Students were responsible          through the pieces,” said Brittany
undergraduate and graduate           for booking their own flights         Boucher, a senior majoring
students were reunited with          and accommodations, and               in art.
their classmates and art             several students stayed in the           Boucher and a few other
professor Elisabeth Condon to        city longer than the weekend.         students took a particular
experience the city’s annual         Condon loosely structured the         interest in artist Jenny Saville’s
outburst of open, free art           trip to let students develop          exhibition titled, “Continuum.”
exhibitions between the months       a         unique,        personal     Housed in the same building
of September and October.            experience with the city and          as Andy Warhol’s photography
   Students of Condon’s three        its art.                              collection, “Liz,” and Bob
classes, advanced drawing,              Caroline Collette, a senior        Dylan’s “The Asia Series” acrylic
painting and a selected topics       majoring in art with a focus in       paintings, Saville’s works were
class, made the trip along with      painting, reserved a week to          somewhat overlooked.
others interested in going.          explore the city. Collette arrived       Students congregated in the
   Before leaving Tampa, Condon      Friday and said she will stay at      two rooms dedicated to Saville’s
emailed her students the             a friend’s place in the city until    massive sketches and pastel
weekend’s itinerary of more          Saturday.                             works dominated by ominous
than 50 art shows open from             “I’ll just be hanging out with     themes. In these rooms, Boucher
Friday to Sunday. The list also      friends, looking at galleries, and    applied the advice offered by
revealed that students would         Saturday, I’m going to the Murs       Condon, trying to relate to them
have a chance to visit the           concert,” she said.                   as a fellow artist.
working studios of three major          Rick Dailey, a graduate               “Saville was my favorite. I
artists — David Humphrey,            student studying fine arts,           could see hints of her style in
Wendy White and Rosanna              started his trip early and arrived    my work,” Boucher said. “She
Bruno.                               in the city Wednesday evening.        creates motion from sketching
   She said the out-of-state field      “I’ve been able to experience      something out, perfecting
trip was voluntary, but highly       the different types of potential      that image around it.”
recommended.                         galleries for my own work,” he           This was Condon’s eighth
   “From the trip, I hope students   said. “It’s been a real chance for    time hosting a student trip such
feel affirmed and get inspired       artistic growth because I’ve been     as this, and expects student
from the visual works,” she said.    able to see how I stack up against    studios to change after returning
“They’re seeing a level of art not   professional work, and I’ve           to Tampa. Her favorite part of
available in Tampa.”                 been able to see how they live        the trip is the aftermath, when
   Students were exposed to          and work.”                            it becomes obvious the depth
all mediums of art across New           Though the city is notorious       and quality of her students’
York City, stretching from the       for being expensive, students         work intensifies after better
Lower and Upper East sides,          didn’t need to budget for art         understanding the practice of
over to Chelsea and following a      shows. Every show on the              looking at art.
30-minute subway ride to             extensive itinerary was free.            “After we return, the studio
Brooklyn.                            In addition, every Friday night       is going to be cranking, and Top: A street view of New York City.
   Students visited the Cueto        Target sponsors free entry into       students will be interacting more Bottom: Brittany Boucher, left, and Elisabeth Condon, right, walk bare-
                                                                                                               foot through Ry Rocklen’s show “Believe You Me.”
Project gallery, featuring Marko     the Museum of Modern                  together,” she said.                MONTAGE PHOTOS/CHLOE LYKES
Velk’s exhibition, “Transitation,”   Art         (MoMA),          which
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TEST                                          “I know they went through
                                              a slide there and their year         SCORER                              this team will struggle to
                                                                                                                       produce goals.
                                                                                                                                                          whose       8-4-1     record
                                                                                                                                                          not an indication of its
Continued from BACK                           last year was disappointing          Continued from BACK                     Sophomore        Christopher   strength. The Cardinals were
                                              for them, but they have                                                  Waugh, Dwyer’s substitute on       close to the ultimate prize
                                              rebounded with a thunderous          eliminate      him    completely    the Bulls’ bench, has shown        last year, losing 1-0 to Akron
   “So, when you look at them                 roar here as they’re coming          from games. What will the           flashes of brilliance with both    in the national title game.
with what they have done                      into the 2011 season, and            Bulls do to counter that?           his speed and ability to create       Kiefer         and          the
through six games, they are                   I think they are playing                It’s a luxury to have a player   offense. Though he doesn’t         Bulls     know       they     face
really strong as a defensive                  really well.”                        such as Dwyer, someone              have any points this season        a     formidable        opponent,
football team. I think it’s                      Holtz said that his team          you can rely on to provide          due to a lack of minutes, he       and     look      to     establish
one of their strengths when                   feels a sense of urgency to          consistent and prolific goal        could be relied on to step up      themselves as the best in the
you look at guys up front                     get its first Big East win of the    scoring. But unless the Bulls       if the Bulls need him.             Big East Red division. Kickoff
like (Derek) Wolfe, you look at               season.                              can prove that they have a              The Bulls’ next test is        is scheduled for 7, with the
how active their linebackers                     “I think there’s an urgency,      second       legitimate   threat,   tonight      on     the     road   game      televised     nationally
are. I think Wolfe is one                     frustration, whether it’s just,      there will be games in which        against     Louisville, a team     on ESPNU.
of the best players in this                   ‘What do we have to do to
league as a defensive tackle,                 win,’” Holtz said. “This is a very
as a 300-pound senior in the                  committed football team, and
middle.”                                      we are improving in a lot of
   Wolfe     has      30    total             areas. I think if you want to
tackles    and      five   sacks              continue to compete for a
through six games. He had a                   championship, I think it is … a
career-high 11 tackles in the                 ‘must-win,’” he said. “I would
Bearcats’ 25-16 win against                   think it would be difficult
Louisville last week and                      to win the conference with
earned a spot on last week’s                  three losses when you look at
Big East Honor roll.                          some of the teams that are
   “I think this is a very good               out there and the way they
Cincinnati team,” Holtz said.                 are playing right now.”
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                                                                                                                              Obama should stay
                                                                                                                                out of protests
                                                                                                                                                                Anastasia Dawson
                                                                                                                                                                       COLU M N I ST

                                                                                                                             The Occupy Wall Street                 such as Bank of America have
                                                                                                                         movement has extended far past             begun implementing monthly fees
                                                                                                                         New York City’s Zuccotti Park over         to make up for lost revenue.
                                                                                                                         the past few weeks. Even the White             Obama is well versed in
                                                                                                                         House has picked up the cause.             hypocrisy.
                                                                                                                             According to businessinsider.              In    2009,     according      to
                                                                                                                         com, White House spokesman                 abcnews.com, Obama blasted
                                                                                                                         John Earnest said Sunday that              failing insurer AIG, which received
                                               EDITORIAL                                                                 President Barack Obama “will               a $150 billion bailout in September
                                                                                                                         continue to acknowledge the frus-          2008 yet gave out large bonuses to

    Graduates should not sue
                                                                                                                         tration that he himself shares” with       employees, by saying, “It makes
                                                                                                                         the protesters, as well as fight to        you angry because you’re thinking,
                                                                                                                         ensure that the “interests of the          ‘I was responsible and these folks
                                                                                                                         99 percent of Americans are well           are irresponsible and somehow

    schools for career failures
                                                                                                                         represented.”                              I’m paying for them.’”
                                                                                                                             It is good to know that the                Later, it was discovered that
                                                                                                                         president is looking out for 99            Obama’s own administration had
   Law schools train students to        fledgling graduates turn on them,            If social sciences and liberal      percent of his constituents, though        secured AIG’s bailout and knew of
be well versed in every aspect of       and it may not be long before            arts majors are failing to find jobs,   one would hope he would have               the bonuses, according to the Wall
the law, and many recent gradu-         graduates in other fields turn on        they may be inspired to sue USF         the best interest of all at heart.         Street Journal.
ates, facing a tough job market,        their respective universities.           and other state schools, even if        However, the sincerity of Obama’s              Obama’s presidency has
have used that education to turn           This is yet another symp-             they don’t have the legal expertise     alliance must be called into               been wrought with economic
on their alma maters by filing          tom of the undue sense of                of law school students. Robert B.       question, as Obama’s advisers              problems. As of September, the
lawsuits.                               entitlement many Americans               Smith, a higher-education lawyer        have ties to the financial industry,       national unemployment rate was
   In May, graduates filed a            have. Rather than work harder,           who was consulted by some of            according to the Washington Post.          9.1 percent, according to the
class-action lawsuit against the        they would rather lay the blame on       the laws schools being threatened,          Though one can only specu-             Bureau of Labor Statistics, a far cry
Thomas Jefferson School of Law          someone else.                            said to the Chronicle that if           late the collective aim of the             from the 7.6 percent that faced the
in San Diego. The trend spread             Florida graduates face a hard         the lawsuits have “even a little        Occupy Wall Street movement, it            president when he came into office
to other schools, and this month        job climate, while Gov. Rick Scott       success, others may be motivated        is clear that it is fueled by a general    in January 2009.
a group of lawyers suing New            and his supporters have stressed         to file copycat lawsuits against        distrust of financial institutions and         This month, the real estate
York Law School and Thomas M.           lately that schools aren’t giving out    other targets.”                         a desire to stop government cuts.          market has seen the biggest drop
Cooley Law School, in Michigan,         the right degrees students need to           David Anziska, one of the               Obama has recently taken to            in home ownership since the Great
announced plans to sue 15 more          get jobs. State Sen. Don Gaetz           lawyers involved in the law school      targeting individual financial insti-      Depression, according to CNN, with
schools     in     seven     states,    wants universities to shift funds        litigations, posted on his website      tutions, calling Bank of America’s         “more than 4 million homes either
according to the Chronicle of           away from liberal arts degrees           plans to use the same tactic to         $5 monthly debit card fee “exactly         in foreclosure or 90 days or more
Higher Education.                       rather than increase government          hold “other graduate and trade          the sort of stuff that folks are           late with payments in August.”
   The lawyers predicted every          spending.                                schools accountable for inflating       frustrated by,” according to                   In addition, 46 million now
law school in the country will face        “When the No. 1 degree                placement rates,” according to the      the Post.                                  live in poverty, according to the
a suit over the next few years,         granted is psychology and the            Chronicle.                                  However, those fees, according         Associated Press, the largest swell
according to the Chronicle. The         No. 2 degree is political science,           While USF may not be manip-         to investors.com, are a direct result      of Americans since the Census
chief complaint is that law schools     maybe before we ask $100 million         ulating the numbers, as these           of the Wall Street Reform and              Bureau began tracking poverty
misrepresented how truly hard it        more of taxpayers we should rede-        schools are accused of doing, any       Consumer Protection Act, which             levels in 1959.
was to get a job in the legal field,    ploy what we have,” he told the          number of other reasons could           “President Obama signed and                    Instead of pledging his
even to the point of manipulating       St. Petersburg Times. “That way,         be found, and these lawsuits only       touted as one of the signature             allegiance to the Occupy Wall
placement rate statistics.              we make sure we’re not sending           open the door for more frivolous        accomplishments             of      his    Street movement, Obama should
   Law schools may be feeling           graduates out with degrees that          attacks on institutes of higher         presidency.”                               begin to practice what he preaches.
similar to Dr. Frankenstein as their    don’t mean much.”                        education.                                  The act, signed into law in            If he does not, he may be able
                                                                                                                         2009, will cost $2.9 billion over          to count himself among the
                                                                                                                         five years to implement and limits         99 percent come Election Day.
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Big test looms in Cincinnati Bulls must find another
                             reliable scorer to succeed

                                                                                                           Sophomore midfielder Leston Paul is USF’s second-leading scorer
                                                                                                           with four goals, but three of those have come from the penalty
                                                                                                           spot. ORACLE PHOTO/LUCAS CANNISTRACI
                                                                                                              Though the USF men’s                     two goals each.
                                                                                                           soccer team (9-2-2) has                         As USF gets further along
USF will have to limit its penalties Saturday against Cincinnati to beat a team USF coach Skip Holtz       exceeded expectations for                   in the Big East season, with
said is rebounding from a down year with a “thunderous roar.” The Bulls were penalized for 89 yards                                   its     season   big expectations in both the
against Connecticut last week, a new high under Holtz. ORACLE PHOTO/KRISTIAN WALDEN                                                   up to this       Big East tournament and the
                                                                                                                Rames Ali             point,     the   National College Cup due to
                                                                                                                C O M M E N TA R Y
By Patti McDonald                  the road against Miami last       we really had a hard time                                        Bulls     have   a No. 11 national ranking,
S T A F F   W R I T E R            year, but only for 58 yards.      putting long drives together to                                  had a very       coach George Kiefer and the
                                   The Bulls were previously         put the ball in the end zone.”                                   top-heavy        Bulls have to find a reliable
   USF’s 16-10 loss to UConn       penalized nine times twice           With the loss behind them,         offensive attack.                           secondary scorer.
on Saturday can be blamed          this year, against Notre Dame     the Bulls now shift their focus          Junior           midfielder       Dom       The Bulls will likely face
on a few factors, including        and Florida A&M, but for          to a 5-1 Cincinnati team that         Dwyer, who transferred from                 No. 1 Connecticut (13-0-1)
the nine penalties called          43 and 72 yards, respectively.    Holtz said has played well            Tyler Junior College, has                   at some point in the Big East
on the Bulls amounting to             Holtz     addressed     this   defensively through six games.        scored a Big East-leading                   tournament. To match up and
89 yards. As USF coach Skip        and     other    concerns    in   The Bearcats come in with             13 goals, tied for fifth-most               beat the elite squads in the
Holtz pointed out, it was the      Monday’s Big East coaches         the 15th-best scoring defense         in the country. But beyond                  nation, the Bulls will need
most penalty yardage his           teleconference and said that      in the country, allowing an           Dwyer, the Bulls’ offense lacks             to find support for Dwyer.
team has accumulated in his        although there were some          average     of     16.5     points    a secondary scorer.                         This team cannot rely on him
time at USF.                       negatives in last week’s game,    per game.                                Sophomore Leston Paul                    to score in every game.
   “The Connecticut game was       there were some positive             “Their     defense      is    a    is second on the team in                       Injuries are inevitable in
frustrating because there were     plays that were overshadowed      pressure-oriented       defense,”     scoring, with four goals.                   sports, and they’re something
so many positive things in that    in the loss.                      Holtz said. “They’re ninth            However, that statistic is                  that can ruin a team’s season.
game and we had so many               Holtz lauded the defense,      in the country in sacks,              misleading,             as     three   of   Who will step up for Kiefer’s
guys play really well,” he said.   which tied a school record with   they’re     (fifth)     in     the    those goals have come from                  team if it cannot have
“We had too many penalties.        seven sacks against UConn.        country in tackles for loss,          penalty kicks, a scoring                    Dwyer leading the attack game
Nine (penalties) for (89) yards,      “I thought, defensively, it    they’re 15th in the country           method            this      team      can   after game? As the season
which is the most I’ve had         was one of our better efforts,    in scoring defense and they’re        hardly rely on. The only other              progresses, and if Dwyer
since I’ve been here.”             (especially) after what we had    fourth in the country in              Bulls with multiple goals are               can     remain    on   a   hot
   USF was penalized 10 times      done at Pitt and just so many     rushing defense.                      freshmen             Wesley       Charpie   streak, teams will begin to
in the 23-20 overtime win on       guys that played so well, but              n See TEST on PAGE 5         and       Lucas          Baldin,     with           n See SCORER on PAGE 5

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