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the final countdown hi 46° | lo monday 45° december 3, 2012 t h e i n de pe n de n t s t u de n t n e w spa pe r of s y r acuse , n e w yor k INSIDe news I N S I D e o p ini o n INSIDe Pulp INSIDe Sports On l in e Talk back Syracuse University hosts a Lawyer up In the search for a new general Peace and harmony SU a cappella groups rock out in Lasting impressions Former SU assistant Rob Murphy Pick the best of 2012 Visit to vote debate on the controversial topic of hydrofracking. Page 3 counsel, SU must find a young and experienced lawyer. Page 5 Hendricks Chapel to help a local food bank. Page 9 has spent his career building relationships to find success as head coach at EMU. Page 16 for your favorite 10 Syracuse sports moments in 2012 and see the results Thursday. football Two players spend night in county jail By Michael Cohen and Alex Ptachick The Daily Orange chase gaewski | photo editor James Spencer directs the Syracuse Brass Ensemble during Sunday’s annual Hendricks Chapel holiday concert. The ensemble, now in its 25th year, performs 16 concerts a year. The 38 members consist of SU faculty, students and residents of upstate New York. A resonating note After 25 years, the Syracuse Brass Ensemble continues to flourish By Meredith Newman T Asst. News Editor he Syracuse Brass Ensemble is a group that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Members make fun of other members who make mistakes. They crack jokes, pull pranks. Between songs, they talk about their kids. It’s the kind of group that grabs beers after practice on Monday nights. “There’s a socialization around the music that is really special,” said James Greenwald, a trombone player. “These are people who love the same things I love.” But 45 minutes before the concert starts, the Syracuse community rushes to find seats for the annual holiday concert. Within minutes, the main section of the chapel is already full. Now in its 25th year, the ensemble serves as the official university band and is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. The 38 members come from all over. Some are SU students, faculty and staff; others are doctors from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University or residents of the Upstate New York area. “It is people who are full-time see brass page 4 Two Syracuse football players were arrested Sunday morning and spent the night in jail, according to police reports. Steve Rene, a junior running back, and Marquis Spruill, a junior linebacker, were arrested around 12:20 a.m. on the 800 block of Livingston Avenue. Rene, 21, was Rene booked and lodged for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Spruill, 21, was booked and lodged for disorderly conduct and second- deg ree spruill harassment, according to the reports. According to the police report, both Rene and Spruill appeared to be in an intoxicated state. “We are aware of the situation, and we will handle it in the appropriate fashion,” Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone said in a statement through the athletic department. When reached on their cellphones, Spruill declined to comment and Rene hung up. It began when Rene stood in the southbound driving lane of Euclid Avenue, according to the police report. He was yelling at people, and the report see arrests page 12 football Syracuse to play in Pinstripe Bowl for 2nd time in 3 years, face rival West Virginia By Ryne Gery Sports Editor Syracuse will return to the New Era Pinstripe Bowl for the second time in three years to cap its 2012 season, SU Athletics announced in a press release on Sunday. The Orange (7-5, 5-2) won five of its final six games to become bowl eligible and earn a share of the Big East regularseason title. The game will take place Saturday, Dec. 29, in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y., at 3:15 p.m. SU will play Big 12 representative West Virginia. The Orange upset the Mountaineers, who were formerly in the Big East, in each of the last two seasons. “It means a great deal to us to play a bowl game in Yankee Stadium where many of our alumni and fans will have the opportunity to share it with us,” SU head coach Doug Marrone said in the release. “New York State is the foundation of our program.” Syracuse won a thrilling matchup with Kansas State in the inaugural Pinstripe Bowl 36-34 in 2010. Delone Carter won MVP hon- ors in that game after rushing for a career-high 198 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries while wide receiver Marcus Sales hauled in five passes for 172 yards and three touchdowns. see pinstripe bowl page 14

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