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f d d d f Plugging in a game changer Broomball rinks receive new scoreboards, designed by the Robotic Systems Enterprise JANE KIRBY Lode Writer The icy broomball rinks are already heating up with the commencement of the 2013 season, ever since the Jan. 15 ball drop. Many players are waiting for a big change to the broomball scene, the addition of new scoreboards. Thanks to the Robotic Systems Enterprise (RSE), there will be three new electronic scoreboards, one for each rink. Last April, RSE began planning for the boards. Based on survey results from the players of the 2012 season, it was clear there was a desire for electronic scoreboards, as opposed to the wooden ones. Because electronic scoreboards couldn’t be found commercially, the Broomball Committee began working together A Robotic Systems Enterprise member works to get the scoreboards up and running. Photo by Scott Thompson Continued on page 4 News: 2 Pistol Club holds firearm awareness day News: Cold spell prepares campus for Winter Carnival 5 Pulse: 7 Wii U rough around the edges. Opinion: 11 Two writers share their opinions on gun control. Sports: 13 Skiers compete at Tour de Twin Cities.


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