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QUARTERBACK TIMELINE The sports section looks back on a string of quarterback changes. See Page 9. WWW.INSIDEVANDY.COM WEDNESDAY AUGUST 22, 2012 TEN THINGS THEY HATE ABOUT YOU Looking to make a great impression on the first day of class? Don’t try these moves. Who: Prasad Polavarapu What he does: Director of Undergraduate Studies in Chemistry What he hates: “‘I did not know’ is not an acceptable excuse while you are in college.” Who: Diana Weymark What she does: Assoc. Prof. of Economics What she hates: “I wish students would never miss appointments that they have made with professors for academic help or advising without giving the professor at least a couple of hours’ notice.” By KATIE KROG News manager Who: Kathryn Anderson What she does: Professor of Economics What she hates: “Don’t call your professor at home the night before for clarification on an assignment you have known about for several weeks.” Who: James Patton What he does: Professor of Biological Sciences What he hates: “A class with a policy allowing one exam to be dropped is not a reason to skip an exam.” Going Greek? “Membership is a very personal decision, and we want to make sure that you are well informed before you join. I encourage the students to take their first semester and get acclimated to being a college student.” Associate Director of Greek Life Krystal Clark The Interfraternity Council will host “Open ‘Dores” from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26 in the Student Life Center Ballroom. The event is mandatory for all students who wish to participate in IFC recruitment. The Panhellenic Council will host Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Registration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9 in the Student Life Center Ballroom. The National Pan-Hellenic Council will host NPHC Greek Mystique from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Commons Center Multipurpose Room. Dress is business casual. Additional information about Panhellenic, IFC and NPHC recruitment can be found inside the Greek Life Guide provided to all freshmen in their welcome bags. -Emily Torres, news reporter Who: Clare McCabe What she does: Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering What she hates: “Don’t walk into a professor’s office without knocking on the door first (even if it is open).” Who: Timothy Hanusa What he does: Professor of Chemistry What he hates: “Never ask, ‘Do we have to know this for the test?’” Who: Peter Rousseau What he does: Professor of Economics What he hates: Who: William Fowler What he does: Associate Professor of Anthropology What he hates: “Students should never give in to the temptation to plagiarize from the inter- “Students should not fall asleep in net and other sources, no matter how class. Some will even go so far as to put impossible their situation may seem.” their head down on the desk or table.” Who: Carl Johnson What he does: Professor of Biological Sciences What he hates: “Eating in class distracts other students.” Searching for an artful eye FRIST SEEKS STUDENT COMMITTEE The Frist Center for Visual Arts is searching local universities for students who have the artistic tastes of their peers in mind. Through Friday, Sept. 7, students can submit applications to serve on the 2012-2013 College Advisory Committee at the Frist Center. Selected members will meet twice per semester to help the staff plan activities and programs for young adults and market museum events and exhibitions. Above all, applicants are asked to display enthusiasm, an open mind and a willingness to convey an opinion — a knowledge of art, marketing and public relations is helpful, but not necessary, according to the Frist. Members of the CAC receive free membership to the Frist Center for a year, as well as discounts and free admission to Frist Center events and programs. Students can receive an application by e-mailing Emily Beard at The committee will hold its first meeting on Sept. 27. Who: Michael Aurbach What he does: Professor of Art What he hates: “Students tend to stretch the truth when it comes to using the death of a grandparent for an excused absence. I don’t think any student should be allowed to lose more than five grandparents in any given semester.” Coach Corbin roots for home team Vanderbilt head baseball coach Tim Corbin took a private jet to Williamsport, Pa. Sunday to cheer on the Southeast region team in its game against the West region team from California. The Southeast team hails from Goodlettsville, Tenn., which is just 20 minutes north of Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field. The Goodlettsville team defeated California by a 9-3 score, which earned them two days off and a spot in Wednesday’s 7 p.m. U.S. winners’ bracket final. The Southeast Region champions will face Southwest champion McAllister, Tex., in that game. A win Wednesday would propel the Tennessee team to the U.S. Championship game. - Jackson Martin, sports editor

08-22-12 Vanderbilt Hustler

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